Edward Taylor was born on 20 Dec 1812, and christened on 25 Dec 1812 at Prescot St Mary's. He was the son of Peter and Ann Taylor. His father's occupation was given as cordwainer, and the family's address as Prescot.
Edward married Jane Green on 7 Oct 1838 at St James' Church in Toxteth Park, Lancashire. Neither had been married before, and both were of the local parish. The witnesses were James Ball and Elizabeth Ball.
Their son Edward was born in 1840 in Eccleston, Lancashire.
By June 6th 1841, Edward and Jane were living in New Brighton, Eccleston, next door to Edward's married sister Thomasin, and his brother William who was lodging with her. Edward and Jane's baby son Edward was nine months old; Edward was a journeyman watch maker.
Their son Peter was born in 1846 in Eccleston, Lancashire.
By March 30th 1851, they were living in Eccleston. Edward was a master watch pinion maker.
By April 7th 1861, they were living in New Brighton, Eccleston. Edward was a watch pinion maker.
"England and Wales Census, 1841," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQ2G-G17 : 22 May 2019), Edward Taylor, Prescot, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom; from "1841 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey. Piece 516-05 folio 5 page 3.
"England and Wales Census, 1851," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SGBK-KB4 : 12 September 2019), Edward Taylor, Eccleston, Lancashire, England; citing Eccleston, Lancashire, England, p. 29, from "1851 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.