David is my great great grandfather. He was born in 1816 in Yorkshire.
The records I have on him, reveal the following:
1816 - christening in Kirkheaton, Yorkshire
1830 - he appears in the bankrupt directory. He is resident in Almondbury, Huddersfield and working as a fancy manufacturer
1841 - he married Ann Castle in Kirkheaton
1841 - working as a fancy weaver
1851 census - resident in Lepton, working as a cotton dyer
He died in 1860.