In 1861 James Knott (age 42) with wife Mary (age 43) were farmers at Clough farm, Clough
Lane in Prestwich.
Their children were Elizabeth (12 yrs), Emma (11 yrs, who was subsequently to marry James Ogden), Mary (8 yrs) and Margaret (2 yrs).
They had 3 farm workers: John Taylor 53 - ag labourer, Thomas Norman 37 - carter, John Briggs 15 - milk boy.
In 1881 described as a farmer of 30 acres.
In 1901 he was living with his daughter Elizabeth, who had married Thomas Partington, and her children Edith (27), James (25) and Emma (22)
Baptism: 29 Nov 1818 St Mary the Virgin, Prestwich, Lancashire, England
James Knott - [Child] of James Knott & Margaret
Born: 31 Oct 1818
Baptised by: J. T. Kirkbank
Register: Baptisms 1813 - 1821, Page 200, Entry 1599
Source: LDS Film 2356182
Burial: 31 Dec 1903 St Mary the Virgin, Prestwich, Lancashire, England
James Knott -
Age: 85 years
Abode: 3 Brown Hill, Prestwich
Buried by: J. H. Kidson, Vicar of St. Margarets, Prestwich
Register: Burials 1903 - 1921, Page 12, Entry 95
Source: Parish Register http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Prestwich/