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Keighley, Edith
1880 -????

Edith Keighley was born 1880 in Saltaire, the second of five children to Joseph Keighley & Maria Illingworth. They were married in 1875. In 1881 they were living at 3 Amelia Street in Saltaire with Joseph working as a wool weaver. Maria died in 1855. Widowed Joseph married Ann Booth in 1889. In 1891 they were living at 6 Constance Street in Saltaire with Joseph working as a plush dyer and Edith as a spinner.

 [It is not clear what happened to Edith after 1891.]


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