Edwin Rowbotham (1901-1908)

Edwin Rowbotham, son of Edwin Rowbotham watchmaker of Bolton, was born in Hanley, Stoke on Trent and moved to Bolton with his father in 1901.

He was a watchmaker in his own right and finally in 1908 emigrated to Australia, and later in 1911 Victoria British Colombia in Canada where he established a successful watch and Jewellery business.

He embarked on a world cruise and sadly died in Freemantle Australia in 1965, where he was buried.