In 1841 Apr, Age: 25 living at Prestwich Cum Oldham, Lancashire
1851 Living at Wenerth Park, Oldham (age 35 born Oldham), Cotton Spinner and Manufacturer Firm of 5 employing 633 females and 367 males. With wife Eliza (age 34) and three daughters and two sons. Four servants. 
Mayor of Oldham 1856-1858
Accidentally shot James Platt in August 1857 in Ashway Gap, Saddleworth.
Personal estate £195,976 to sons Joshua W Radcliffe, John E Radcliffe, Arthur T Radcliffe and nephew Samuel R Platt http://www.gracesguide.co.uk