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Astin, Mr
[17??-18??]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. James
  2. John

Astin, Abraham
[1800-18??] Son of Mary & James Astin, a weaver of Warley.

He was a weaver of Warley [1837] / a weaver, [1841] / a tyer of warps [1861] / a worsted warper [1871].

In 1837, he married Sarah Mitchell.


Sarah came from Warley
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1837]
  2. John [b 1839]
  3. Mary [b 1841]
  4. William [b 1848]

The family lived at West Field, Warley [1841, 1861, 1871].

Abraham died in 1879 (aged 79).

He was buried at Birchcliffe Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge

Astin, Abraham
[1804-1867] Son of John Astin.

He was a weaver of Erringden [1826] / a worsted weaver [1841] / a farmer [1858].

In 1826, he married Matilda Greenwood.


Matilda came from Stansfield
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1827]
  2. Lydia [b 1829] who was a weaver [1864], & married [1864] Greenwood Helliwell [b 1826], a weaver of Castle Clough, Stansfield, son of Samuel Helliwell
  3. Thomas Greenwood
  4. James [b 1832]
  5. Nancy [b 1834]
  6. John [b 1837]
  7. Richard [b 1841]
  8. Rachel [b 1842]

The family lived at

  • Cross Lane, Heptonstall [1841]
  • Beanholehead, Stansfield [1861]
  • Broad Ing Top, Stansfield [1871]
  • Beanholehead [1858]

Abraham died in 1867 (aged 63).

Matilda died in 1875 (aged 68)  and was buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone

Astin, Abraham
[1826-1896] Son of Grace & William Astin, labourer, of Long Hey Top.

Born in Langfield.

He was an overlooker of Erringden [1857] / a cotton carder [1861, 1871] / a manager in cotton mill [1881] / a retired mill manager [1892].

In 1857, he married Sally Wilcock [1828-1???].


Sally, of Erringden, was the daughter of John Wilcock, farmer
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1857]
  2. William [b 1858]
  3. John [1864-1892]

The family lived at

Abraham died 14th October 1896.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £418 15/10d.

Administration was granted to his widow Sally.

Sally died 23rd January 1897.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £270.

Probate was granted to Robert Jarvis and Thomas Wilcock (cotton operatives) 

Astin, Abraham
[1853-1???] Born in Hebden Bridge.

He was a fustian cutter [1891].

In [Q4] 1878, he married Sarah Elizabeth Lee [1856-1???] in Halifax.


Sarah Elizabeth was born in Hebden Bridge
 

Children:

  1. Fred [b 1881]
  2. Florence [b 1885]
  3. Amy [b 1890]
  4. Ada [b 1891]

The family lived at 19 Melbourne Street, Heptonstall [1891]

Astin, Ann
[1821-1886] Of Mankinholes, Langfield.

She was a family servant with William & Sarah Ingham at Mankinholes, Todmorden [1841, 1851, 1861] / a servant with Sarah Ingham at Mankinholes [1871] / a servant with Joseph & Susannah Sutcliffe (a farmer of 24 acres) at Mankinholes [1881].

She died 19th December 1886 (aged 65).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £393 14/-.

The will was proved by Thomas Sutcliffe of 90 Industrial Street, Todmorden, (book keeper) 

Astin, Arthur
[1866-1???] Son of John Astin.

He was partner in John Astin & Sons

Astin, Bernard Albert
[1905-1975] Born in Hull [17th July 1905].

He was a shop assistant living at Annie Street, Sowerby Bridge [1928].

On 31st October 1928, he married Nellie Cockroft at St Peter's Church, Sowerby.


Nellie came from St Peter's Square, Sowerby
 

He died in East Cleveland [Q3 1975]

Astin, Cain
[1824-1858] Son of John Astin.

He was a cotton carder of Langfield [1845] / a labourer [1851].

On 21st March 1845, he married Mary Mitchell [1823-1???].


Mary, a frame tenter of Hallroyd, Stansfield, was the daughter of Thomas Atkinson, cloth finisher.

She was widowed & a twister [1861]

 

Children:

  1. Betty [b Carr Green, Langfield 14th March 1848]
  2. John [b 1849] who was a weaver of Lumbutts [1876], & married [22nd January 1876] Martha Greenwood [b 1851] a drawing frame tenter of Lumbutts, daughter of John Greenwood, carter
  3. James [b 22nd March 1853]
  4. Mark [b 1st August 1855]
  5. Ann [b 30th March 1858]

The family lived at

  • Croft/Carr Cross, Langfield [1851]
  • Lumbutts, Langfield [1861]

Astin, Edward
[1838-1916] Son of William Astin.

He was a mechanic fitter [1871, 1881] / a foreman mechanic [1891] / a mechanic [1892] / a foreman mechanic [1901] / a mechanic in woollen mill [1911].

In 1862, he married Sarah Hannah Smith [1843-1886].


Sarah was born in Brackley, Northamptonshire
 

Children:

  1. John William [b 1863]
  2. Charles Edward who died [28th November 1867] (aged 1 year & 8 months) 
  3. Louisa who died [13th November 1867] (aged 6 months) 
  4. Clara [b 1871] who married Harry Rawnsley
  5. Emily who died [13th June 1875] (aged 1 year & 3 months) 
  6. Harry [b 1876]
  7. Eliza [b 1878]
  8. Emma [b 1880] who never married
  9. Albert Edward [b 1885] who was a mill joiner [1916]

The family lived at

  • 17 Prospect Place, Southowram [1871]
  • Baldwins Terrace, Halifax [1881]
  • 8 Baldwins Terrace, Bailey Hall Bank, Halifax [1891, 1901, 1911, 1916]

Sarah Hannah died 15th July 1886 (aged 44).

Edward died 23rd December 1916 (aged 78).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £165 2/-.

Probate was granted to children Albert Edward & Emma.

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 2249]

Astin, Edward
[19??-1965] Solicitor at Hebden Bridge. In 1950, he joined the Longbotham & Bradley partnership. He committed suicide

Astin, Mrs Fred
[18??-1927] Well-known Hebden Bridge violinist

Astin, Fred
[1871-1???] Son of John Astin.

He was partner in John Astin & Sons

Astin, George
[1851-1933] Born in Stansfield.

He was innkeeper of the Black Horse, Knowlwood [1893-1933].

In 1893, he married Caroline [1854-1928] in Todmorden.


Caroline [née Mills] was the widow of James Lord.

She had taken over from her first husband, James Lord, as landlady of the Black Horse [1891-1893]

 

Children:

  1. Lily [1894-1896]
  2. Maria [b 1881]
  3. Jesse [b 1885] who was a mechanic [1901]

Living with them [in 1911], were Caroline's son Edmund Lord and his family.

Caroline died 23rd August 1928.

She was buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone [27th August 1928].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £5,730 0/9d.

Probate was granted to her husband George.

George died 7th February 1933.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £1,439 10/10d.

Probate was granted to Emma Greenwood (wife of Robert Greenwood

Astin, Gordon
[1927-1947] Son of Lily & Dent Astin of Hebden Bridge.

During World War II, he served as a Lieutenant with the West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died 4th May 1947 (aged 20).

He was buried at Klagenfurt War Cemetery, Austria [Grave Ref 8 B 4]

Astin, Greenwood
[1848-1912] Son of William Astin.

He was a spinner of Erringden [1873] / a cotton spinner [1881] / a spinner [1891] / a cotton spinner [1901] / a spinner [1911].

He married 1873 Betty Hudson [1846-1920].


Betty was a spinner of Erringden.

No father was shown on the marriage record

 

Children:

  1. William [b 1875] who was a weaver [1912]
  2. Mary H [b 1879]

The family lived at

  • Stoney Royd, Heptonstall [1881]
  • 4 Stephen Street, Hebden Bridge [1891, 1901, 1911, 1912]

Greenwood died 12th November 1912 (aged 65).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £717 9/-.

Probate was granted to brother James Astin and son William.

He was buried in Todmorden.

Betty died in 1920

Astin, Harry
[1876-1???] Son of John Astin.

He was partner in John Astin & Sons

Astin, Henry
[1834-1871] Son of James Astin.

Born in Rossendale.

He was a millwright of Stansfield [1854] / a millwright [1861, 1871].

In 1854, he married Hannah Halstead [1834-1???].


Hannah, of Stansfield, was the daughter of Thomas Halstead, plasterer
 

Children:

  1. Eva [b 1855]
  2. John [b 1858]
  3. Betsy [b 1862]
  4. Emma [b 1864]
  5. Maria [b 1866]

The family lived at

  • Eagle Street [1858]
  • 7 Prince Street, Todmorden/Walsden [1861]
  • 13 Prince Street, Todmorden/Walsden [1871]
  • Back Whinn Hill, Habergham Eaves [1871]

Henry died August 1871.

He was buried at St James's Church, Briercliffe [25th August 1871]

Astin, Isaac Horsfall
[1836-1919] Son of William Astin.

He was a pianoforte finisher [1861] / a pianoforte maker [1871] / a pianoforte dealer [1881] / a pianoforte maker [1887] / a pianoforte tuner [1891].

In [Q4] 1859, he married Helen Dawkins [1839-1930] in Lincoln.


Helen was born in Kettering
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [1861-1866] who was buried with her Astin grandparents at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3942]
  2. John Horsfall
  3. Catherine [b 1869]
  4. Mary Ann [b 1870] who married George Mitchell Horner
  5. Gertrude [b 1873]
  6. Harry [b 1877]
  7. William [b 1879]
  8. Edith E [b 1881]

The family lived at

  • Dean Street, Halifax [1861]
  • Parliament Street, Halifax [1871]
  • 16/18, St James's Road, Halifax [1881]
  • Gerrard Street, Halifax [1891]
  • Patrick Street, Clee, Grimsby [1901]

Living with them [in 1891] were nieces Jane Dawkins [b 1868] & Elizabeth Dawkins [b 1870].

Isaac died 13th September 1919.

He was buried at Prestwich, Lancashire.

Helen died 29th July 1930 (aged 91).

Members of the family were buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell


Question: On 13th May 1911, an Isaac Horsfall Astin (aged 74) left Liverpool aboard the Cedric and arrived in New York [22nd May 1911]. His last UK address was 17 Algernon Street, Grimsby.

Does anyone know if these are the same man?

 

Astin, James
[18??-1???] Son of William Astin.

He was a piano maker [1864].

He married Ellen

Children:

  1. Lucy who died [28th June 1864] (aged 1 year & 9 months) who was buried with her Astin grandparents at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3942]

Astin, James
[1804-18??] Recorded in Apprenticeship Indentures [13th June 1818]


James Astin age 14 years and 1 month, son of John & Mary Astin of Halifax.

Name of persons to whom bound or assigned: John Taylor, Tin Plate Works, Halifax

 

Astin, James
[1808-1875] Son of Mr Astin.

He was a mechanic / a millwright (in partnership) employing 7 men & 4 apprentices [1851] / a millwright [1871] / a partner in Astin & Barker / an engineer & millwright.

In 1831, he married Susan (Susy) Barker [1808-18??].

Children:

  1. Maria [b 1832]
  2. Henry

The family lived at

  • North Street, Todmorden/Walsden [1851]
  • Oxford Street, Langfield [1871]
  • The Old Shop, Todmorden
  • Astin House, Lytham Road, Blackpool [1875]

Living with them [in 1851] was niece Maria Close [b 1849].

Living with them [in 1871] was grandson Barker Astin [b 1862].

James died at Astin House, Blackpool [21st September 1875] (aged 67).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £4,000 [Resworn under £8,000]. Probate was granted to Thomas Barker of 46 Wellington Road, Todmorden (agent)  and John Highley of 17 Church Street, Blackpool

Astin, James
[1809-1882] Son of Robert Astin.

He was a dry stone waller [1871].

He lived at Lower Green Edge, Warley [1871, 1881].

Living with him [in 1871, 1881] were his siblings Sally [b  1807] (housekeeper) and Robert [b 1815] (labourer).

He was buried at Luddenden Dean Wesleyan Chapel [Grave Ref: 7].


Owner was James Astin of Lower Green Edge (paid 10/-) 

Interred here are

  • James Astin (died 4th February 1882 age 73 years) 
  • Sally Astin sister of the above (died 14th August 1882 age 79 years) 
  • Robert Astin (died 26th May 1886 age 71 years) 
 

Astin, James
[1816-890] Son of William Astin, weaver.

Born in Langfield.

He was a weaver of Stansfield [1842] / a weaver [1851] / a farmer of 30 acres [1861] / a farmer/labourer [1871] / a farmer of Lodge, Erringden [1880].

In 1842, he married (1) Betty Bentley [1823-1880].


Betty came from Stansfield.

She was a power loom weaver [1842]

 

Children:

  1. (possibly) William [1846-1850]
  2. Mary [b 1852]
  3. Nancy [1854-1868]
  4. Grace [1857-1860]
  5. John [1859-1860]
  6. Elizabeth [1864-1867]
  7. Sarah [1866-1867]

The family lived at

  • Marsh, Stansfield [1851]
  • Winters, Stansfield [1867, 1858]
  • Bank Top, Erringden [1860]
  • Cragg Moor, Erringden [1861]
  • Lodge, Erringden [1871]

Betty died 29th June 1880 (aged 57).

On 2nd December 1880, he married (2) Sarah Fielden [1825-1???].


Sarah, of Cross Stone, Stansfield, was the daughter of Thomas Fielden, labourer
 

James died 1st July 1890 (aged 74).

Members of the family were buried at Luddenden Dean Wesleyan Chapel John [16th August 1860] (aged 1); Grace [16th August 1860] (aged 3); Elizabeth [3rd October 1867] (aged 3); Sarah [15th October 1867] (aged 1); Nancy [6th May 1868] (aged 14)  James [July 1890];

Astin, James
[1858-1???] Son of William Astin.

He was an outfitter/hatter living with his widowed sister Grace Wilde [b 1851] (tailoress) [1881] / a clothier/shopkeeper (employer) [1901] / in the tailoring trade [1911].

In 1881, he married Sarah Jane Chatburn.

Children:

  1. Burton [1884-1907]
  2. Doris [b 1889]
  3. Melvyne [b 1890]
  4. Vernon
  5. Graham [b 1902]

The family lived at

  • 54 King Cross Road, Halifax [1881, 1901, 1911]
  • Carlton House Terrace, Halifax [1929]

James died 17th July 1929.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £390.

Administration was granted to his widow Sarah Jane

Astin, John
[1778-18??]

He married Nancy [1775-18??].

Children:

  1. John [b 1797]
  2. James [b 1799]
  3. William [b 1802]
  4. Abraham
  5. Joseph [b 1806]
  6. Mary [b 1808]
  7. Hannah [b 1811]
  8. Sarah [b 1813]
  9. Elizabeth [b 1816]

The family lived at Stubbin [1841, 1851, 1861]

Astin, John
[1789-18??] He was a labourer [1845].

He married Betty [1779-18??].

Children:

  1. James [b 1824]
  2. Sally [b 1819]
  3. Samuel [b 1824]
  4. Cain

The family lived at Croft Gate, Langfield [1841]

Astin, John
[1808-18??] He was a woolcomber [1841, 1851, 1861].

He married Sarah [1813-1???].

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1830]
  2. John [b 1834]
  3. Thomas [b 1837]
  4. Sarah [b 1839] who was a power loom weaver [1861]
  5. Robert [b 1846] who was a power loom weaver [1861]

The family lived at

  • Luddenden [1841]
  • Long Rigging, Warley [1851, 1861, 1871]

Living with them [in 1851] was (possibly) John's sister Elizabeth Astin [b 1815]

Astin, John
[1809-1850] Son of Mr Astin.

Senior partner in Astin & Barker.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Betty who married Thomas Law

Astin, John
[1811-18??] He was a blacksmith [1841, 1851, 1861, 1872].

On 8th September 1833, he married Hannah Pickles [1811-18??] in Halifax.


Hannah was a power loom weaver [1861]
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1835]
  2. Ann [b 1838]
  3. Jane [1841-1874]
  4. Martha [1843-1858?]
  5. Sarah [b 1846]
  6. John
  7. Hannah who married Robert Fielding Hartley

The family lived at

  • Old Gate, Hebden Bridge [1841, 1851]
  • Buttress Bottom, Heptonstall [1861]

Astin, John
[1814-18??] Son of George Astin, mechanic.

He was a millwright of Langfield [1838] / a millwright [1841].

In 1838, he married Ann Jackson [1811-1872]


Ann, a factory girl, was the daughter of Susan & William Jackson, a machine maker of Millwood.

She was baptised [25th May 1813]

 

Children:

  1. William [b 1840] who was a millwright [1861]
  2. Betsy/Betty [b 1842]
  3. George William [b 1848] who was a telegraph boy [1861]

The family lived at

  • Roomfield Lane, Langfield [1841]
  • Union Street, Langfield [1861, 1851]

John died between 1841 & 1861.

Living with the widowed Ann [in 1851] were lodgers William Dean [b Lincolnshire 1816] (joiner), his wife Maria [b  1821] and their son Joseph.

Ann died in 1872 (aged 61) 

Astin, John
[1816-1884] Of Croft Gate, Langfield.

Son of John Astin, labourer.

He was a labourer [1851] / a stoker/engine tenter [1861] / an engineer [1871] / an engine driver [1881].

In 1840, he married Nancy Clayton [1822-1???].


Nancy, a cotton piecer of Croft Carr, Langfield, was the daughter of Henry Clayton, cotton spinner
 

Children:

  1. James [b 1840]
  2. Samuel [b 1842]
  3. Elizabeth Ann [b 1845] who married Mr Bentley
  4. Alfred [b 1850] who was a carter [1881]
  5. Fanny [b 1852]

The family lived at

  • Todmorden [1851]
  • Wadsworth Mill, Todmorden [1861]
  • 9 Weir Street, Todmorden [1871]
  • 8 Bar Street, Todmorden [1881]
  • 14 Market Street, Todmorden [1891]

John died in Todmorden in 1884 (aged 68).

He was buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone

Living with them [in 1881] were widowed daughter Elizabeth Ann Bentley (weaver) and her children John Arthur Bentley [b  1869] & Milly Bentley [b 1872].

Living with the widowed Nancy [in 1891] were widowed daughter Elizabeth Ann Bentley and her daughter Milly Bentley [b 1872]

Astin, John
[1843-1905] Born in Stansfield.

He was a tailor and outfitter employing 2 girls [1871] / a clothier and outfitter employing 5 men, 2 boys and 11 girls [1881] / senior partner in John Astin & Sons with his sons Arthur Fred and Harry.

In 1863, he married Sarah Sutcliffe [1841-19??] in Halifax.


Sarah came from Erringden
 

Children:

  1. William
  2. Arthur
  3. Fred
  4. Mary [b 1873]
  5. Joe Sutcliffe [b 1875]
  6. Harry
  7. Sarah Hannah [b 1879]
  8. Ada [b 1882]

The family lived at

  • Ripponden/Soyland [1871]
  • Town Hall Street, Warley [1881]
  • Allan House, Fall Lane, Norland [1891]
  • 13 South View, Sowerby Bridge [1901]

Astin, John
[1848-19??] Born in Halifax.

He was a tin plate worker of Southowram [1875] / a tin plate worker [1881] / a tinner [1891] / a tinsmith [1901].

In 1875, he married Elizabeth Hanson [1849-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Elizabeth, of Halifax, was born in Mytholmroyd, the daughter of William Hanson, cordwainer.

She was a fitter in cotton mill [1891]

 

Children:

  1. John William [b 1875] who was a creeler in cotton mill [1891]
  2. Susannah [b 1876] who was a spinner in cotton mill [1891], a core maker (brass foundry) [1901]
  3. Walter
  4. Mary Ann [b 1886] who was a core maker (brass foundry) [1901]

The family lived at

  • 15 Hardcastle's Terrace, Southowram [1881]
  • 7 Kershaw's Yard, Halifax [1891]
  • 11 Copley Avenue, Halifax [1901]

Astin, John
[1850-1936] Of Heptonstall.

Son of John Astin.

He was a mechanic [1872] / partner in Hartley & Astin with his brother-in-law Robert Fielding Hartley.

On 21st September 1872, he married Emma Fielden [1852-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Hannah was the daughter of James Fielden, mason
 

John died 26th October 1936 (aged 86) 

Astin, John Horsfall
[1866-1???] Son of Isaac Horsfall Astin.

He was a pianoforte maker of Kentish Town, London [1891] / a pianoforte maker [1901].

In 1891, he married Clara Jackson [1865-1931] at Halifax Parish Church.


Clara, of Back Brinton Terrace, Halifax, was the daughter of Godfrey Jackson, wiredrawer
 

Children:

  1. Harold H [b 1893]
  2. Dorothy [b 1895]

The family lived at Wellholme Road, Clee, Grimsby [1901].

Clara died in Grimsby in 1931 (aged 66) 

Astin, Joseph
[1896-1916] He was a member of Lane Head Primitive Methodist Chapel, Brighouse & Young Men's Class / an apprentice plumber with A. L. Waddington & Sons.

He lived at 20 Catherine Street, Brighouse.

During World War I, he enlisted with the King's Royal Rifle Corps and then served as a Rifleman with the 1st Battalion Rifle Brigade.

He died 19th October 1916.

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [Grave Ref 16B & 16C], and on Brighouse War Memorial.

A final payment of £7 2/- was made to Annie

Astin, Robert
[1777-1856] He was a pauper/former hand loom weaver [1851].

In 1802, he (possibly) married (1) Mally Greenwood.

Children:

  1. Sally [1803-1882]

He married (2) Mary Astin [1783-1853].

Children:

  1. James [b 1809]
  2. Robert [1816-1886] who was a woolcomber [1851]
  3. Henry [1823-1862] who was lame [1841], a cripple [1851]
  4. Thomas

The family lived at Lower Green Edge, Warley [1841, 1851, 1861].

Mary died 29th March 1853 (aged 70).

Robert died 22nd November 1856 (aged 79).

Members of the family were buried at Luddenden Dean Wesleyan Chapel

James, Sally & Robert lived together at Lower Green Edge, Warley [1871, 1881] and were buried together at Luddenden Dean Wesleyan Chapel

Astin, Robert
[1810-19??] Son of Mary & John Astin, joiner.

He was a house carpenter [1851, 1861, 1871] / a joiner [1881].

In 1846, he married Elizabeth Rawnsley [1815-19??].

They lived at

  • 4 Mount Street, Halifax [1851]
  • 2 Priestley's Yard, Halifax [1861]
  • 8 Crossley Street, Halifax [1871, 1881]

Living with them [in 1851, 1861] was niece Sarah Astin [b  1839].

Living with them [in 1861, 1871, 1881] was nephew John Robert Rawnsley [b 1859]

Astin, Robert
[1846-1908] Son of John Astin.

He was a power loom weaver [1861] / a wool sorter of Warley [1872] / a wool sorter [1881] / a farmer/wool sorter [1891] / a farmer [1901, 1908].

In 1872, he married Hannah Greenwood [1845-1???].


Hannah, of Midgley, was the daughter of James Greenwood, carpet weaver
 

Children:

  1. John Herbert [b 1875] who was an oat bread baker [1901], a farmer [1908]
  2. Ann Elizabeth [b 1878]
  3. Mary [b 1880]

The family lived at

  • Booth Terrace, Midgley [1881]
  • 2 Brown Hill, Midgley [1891]
  • Jerusalem, Midgley [1901]
  • Upper Mytholm Farm, Midgley [1908]

Living with them [in 1891] was Robert's widowed mother Sarah [b 1813] (living on own means).

Records suggest that Robert's wife may have died and he married again


a Hannah Astin died in 1882 (aged 38).

In 1884, a Robert Astin married Hannah Foulds

 

Robert died 24th January 1908.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £787 4/4d.

Probate was granted to his widow Hannah and son John Herbert

Astin, Sarah
[18??-18??] Leeds Sessions [18th October 1853] record


Wadsworth & Halifax.

Ordered that the Appeal of the Churchwardens and Overseers of the Poor in the parish and township of Wadsworth in the West Riding against an adjudication and order under the hands and seals of Samuel Waterhouse and John Baldwin, Esquires, two of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace in and for the Borough of Halifax bearing date 23rd day of August last made for removal of Sarah Astin, Singlewoman, from the township of Halifax to the parish township or place Wadsworth to be respected until the next General Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be holden by adjournment at Wakefield in and for the said Riding

 

Astin, Thomas
[1826-1905] Son of Robert Astin.

He was a woolcomber [1851]

He married Hannah [1829-1906].

The couple were buried at Luddenden Dean Wesleyan Chapel [Grave Ref: 83].


The purchaser of this plot was Thomas Astin of Green Edge, Warley.

Interred here are

  • Thomas Astin (reg. 15th June 1905 age 79 years) 
  • Hannah Astin his wife (reg. 11th January 1906 age 77 years) 
 

Astin, Thomas Greenwood
[1830-1858] Son of Abraham Astin.

He was a schoolmaster [1858]

He lived at Beanholehead, Stansfield.

He never married.

He died 4th February 1858 (aged 27).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £200.

Administration was granted to his father Abraham

Astin, Vernon
[1899-1962] Son of James 1858 Astin.

Born in Halifax.

He was a chemist's apprentice.

During World War I, he enlisted [12th May 1917], and served with the Royal Engineers.

He was wounded [21st August 1918] but remained on duty.

On 19th October 1918, he was charged with neglect in reporting his battery. The matter was discharged

In [Q3] 1925, he married Nellie Sheard in Halifax

Astin, Walter
[1880-19??] DCM.

Son of John Astin.

Born 18th August 1880.

He was a lapper in cotton mill [1891] / a joiner's apprentice [1901] / a machinist of 10 Calder Avenue [1905] / working in the railway goods department [1911] / a cabinet machinist with Mr Ayrton of Portland Street, Halifax / a printer's labourer.

In 1905, he married Martha Ann Kendall at St Paul's Church, King Cross.


Martha Ann was born in Thornhill, Yorkshire, the daughter of William Thomas Kendall.

She was a twiner piecer (cotton) [1911]

 

Children:

  1. William [b 1907]
  2. Jessie [b 1911]

The family lived at

  • 63 Delph Hill, Halifax [with Martha Ann's parents 1911]
  • 6 Ingram Square, Savile Park [1917, 1939]

During World War I, he enlisted [October 1914] with the 4th (Reserve) Battalion West Riding Regiment.

He was appointed Lance Corporal [May 1917], and Corporal [August 1918].

He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal [1917] for


the great example of coolness and high sense of duty shown when he was in command of a Lewis gun team holding an advanced position. The gun was twice buried and on the second occasion the NCs were disabled and the gun put out of action. He obtained picks and shovels, and the team extricated the guns on each occasion.

The commanding officer was alerted and sent another gun team to provide relief. Astin accepted the gun but sent the relief team back and continued to hold the position with his own team until the advance of the battalion

 

He was discharged [September 1918] due to a gunshot wound to the head which fractured his skull and made him

no longer physically fit for the service

In November 1918, he was awarded a pension of 30/- a week for his service and 6d a week for the DCM.

He survived the War

Astin, William
[1792-1852] Born in Langfield.

He was a husbandman [1841] / a cotton weaver [1851].

He married Grace [1793-1862].


Grace was born in Erringden
 

Children:

  1. James [b 1816]
  2. William [b 1821]
  3. Samuel [b 1822-1826]
  4. Abraham [b 1822-1826]
  5. Nancy [1828-1883]
  6. Betty [b 1833]
  7. Grace [1835-1896] who was a factory operative [1859] and married [1859] married William Dawson (overlooker), son of John Dawson (twister-in) 

The family lived at

  • Long Hey Top, Stansfield [1841]
  • Stoodley [1851]
  • Beeton Street, Stansfield [1861]
  • Stansfield [1871]

William died at Beeton in 1852 (aged 60).

Grace (possibly) died in Todmorden in 1862 (aged 69) 

Astin, William
[1808-1877] He was a brooch maker of Halifax [1832] / a comb maker [1841, 1851] / a woolcomber [1861] / a donkey driver [1871].

In 1832, he married Lucy Norton [1809-1873].


Lucy came from Halifax
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1832]
  2. Thomas [b 1834]
  3. Edward
  4. Ellen [b 1840]
  5. Zachariah [b 1842]

The family lived at

  • Church Yard, Halifax [1841]
  • 13 Berry Lane, Halifax [1851]
  • Bailey Hall Terrace, Halifax [1861]
  • Southowram [1871]

William died in Halifax [Q3 1877] (aged 70).

Lucy died in Halifax [Q1 1882] (aged 73) 

Astin, William
[1812-1887] Son of Mary & John Astin, joiner.

Born in Halifax.

He was a locksmith [1836, 1851, 1861, 1871] / a locksmith/bell hanger with 1 man [1881].

On 1st January 1836, he married Ann Horsfall [1813-1890] in Halifax.


Ann was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. James
  2. Isaac Horsfall
  3. Mary Ann [1839-1915] who married William Henry Dinsdale
  4. Lucy [b 1850]
  5. Tom [1852-18th May 1864] who was buried with his parents
  6. John Horsfall [b 1852]

The family lived at

  • Goal Lane, Halifax [1841]
  • 7 Bramley's Yard, Chapeltown, Halifax [1851]
  • 35 & 39 Swine Market, Halifax [1861]
  • 34 Swine Market, Halifax [1871]
  • 14 Pellon Lane, Halifax [1881]

Living with them [in 1861] were daughter Mary Ann, son-in-law William Henry Dinsdale, and niece Harriet Horsfall Hardisty [b 1841] (dressmaker).

Living with them [in 1871] was lodger Mary Louisa Sunderland [b 1848] (dressmaker).

Living with them [in 1881] was brother-in-law William Horsfall [b 1814] (currier).

William died at Pellon Lane [24th September 1887].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £94 15/-.

The will was proved by son Isaac Horsfall Astin and James Smith Horsfall

In 1861, Ann Astin, her daughter-in-law Helen (née Dawkins) and Ann's 2-month-old granddaughter Elizabeth Ann Astin, were staying with Helen's parents Thomas & Catherine Dawkins at Reepham, Lincolnshire

William died 24th September 1887 (aged 75).

Ann died 24th March 1890 (aged 77).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3942] with granddaughters Lucy Astin [1862-1864] & Elizabeth Astin [1861-1866]

Astin, William
[1821-1896] Son of William Astin, husbandman.

Born in Langfield.

He was a labourer of Long Hey Top, Stansfield [1841] / an engineer in corn mill [1851] / an engine stoker [1861] / an engine tenter of Erringden [1869] / attending steam engine at factory [1871] / a spinner [1873] / a stoker/engine tenter in cotton factory [1881].

In 1841, he married Mary Greenwood [1822-1???].


Mary, a frame tenter of Blackshaw, Stansfield, was the daughter of Michael Helliwell, weaver
 

Children:

  1. Samuel [b 1845]
  2. William [b 1847]
  3. Greenwood [b 1848]
  4. Grace [b 1851] who married [23rd August 1876] widower, Robert Wilde [1838-1877] (tailor of Erringden), son of John Wilde (weaver) 
  5. Sarah Ann [b 1856]
  6. James 1858
  7. Elizabeth H [b 1863]

Mary died between 1861 and 1869.

In 1869, William married Jane Owen [1827-1895].


Jane was the daughter of George Owen, watchmaker
 

The family lived at

  • Erringden [1851]
  • Calder Bank, Erringden [1861]
  • Wood Top, Erringden [1871, 1881, 1891]

Jane died in 1895 (aged 70).

William died in 1896 (aged 75) 

Astin, William
[1864-1886] Son of John Astin.

He was a tailor's cutter.

He never married.

He lived at Allan House, Sowerby Bridge.

He died at home [8th November 1886].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £100.

Administration was granted to his father

Astin, William
[1875-19??] Son of Greenwood Astin.

He was a cotton spinner of Sunnybank, Hebden Bridge [1906] / a weaver [1912].

He lived at Horsehold, Hebden Bridge [1914]

During World War I, he enlisted [1914], and served with the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

On 1st January 1906, he married Selina [1874-1931].


Selina, of Sunny Bank, Hebden Bridge, was the daughter of William Gaskell, coal miner, and widow of Henry Hazelgrave, who she had married [1892] at Featherstone
 

Selina died in 1931 (aged 58) 

Astin, Zacharia
[17??-18??] He was a cardmaker [1798].

In 1798, he married Susannah Bottomley [1781-18??].

Children:

  1. Zacharia [b 1798-18??] who was bound or assigned [22nd August 1812] to James Young, cabinet maker of Northgate, Halifax for 7 years
  2. Joseph [bapt 1803]
  3. Mary [bapt 1803] who was bound or assigned [16th November 1816] to Samuel Bates, innkeeper, Shoulder of Mutton, Halifax for 7 years
  4. William [bapt 1806]
  5. Susannah [bapt 1808]
  6. Sarah [b 1810]
  7. Grace [bapt 1812]
  8. Elizabeth [bapt 1815]
  9. Jane [bapt 1819] who married [1846] widower Joseph Gaukroger [1816-1???] (dyer), son of Joseph Gaukroger (Dyer) 
  10. Zacharia [bapt 1821-1872]
  11. Ann [bapt 1829]

The family lived at

  • Bottom of Town, Halifax [1812]
  • Berry Lane, Halifax [1841]
  • 12 Berry Lane, Halifax [1851]
  • 5 Kershaw's Yard, Halifax [1861]

Living with Susannah [in 1841] were Sarah Astin [b  1791] and grandchildren Ann Astin [b 1831], Grace Astin [b 1839] & Joseph Astin [b 1840].

Living with her [in 1851] were grandchildren Ann Astin [b  1831], Grace Astin [b 1839], Joseph Astin [b 1840] & John [b 1848], and lodgers Richard Tattersall [b  1802] (power loom weaver) & his wife Ellen Tattersall [b 1791]

Astin, Zachariah
[1784-1870] Born in Rossendale.

He married Betty [1781-18??].


Betty was born in Leeds
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1822]
  2. William [b 1824]
  3. Sarah [b 1826]
  4. Henry [b 1828]
  5. James [b 1830]

The family lived at

  • Harley House, Todmorden [1841]
  • Blind Lane, Todmorden [1851, 1861]

Living with them [in 1841] was Robert Nuttall [b 1829].

Living with them [in 1851] was grandson Thomas Sutcliffe [b  1845].

Zachariah died in 1870

Astin, Zachariah
[1842-1899] Son of William Astin.

He was a mechanic of Southowram [1869] / a mechanic / iron turner [1871] / an iron turner [1881].

In [Q1] 1869, he married Martha Ashworth [1846-1908] in Halifax.


Martha, of Halifax, was the daughter of John Ashworth
 

Children:

  1. Lucy [b 1870]
  2. Lilly [b 1873]
  3. Amy / [b 1879]

The family lived at

  • Back Crossley Terrace, Halifax [1871]
  • 3 Taylor Street, Halifax [1881, 1891]

Zachariah died in 1899 (aged 56).

Martha died in 1908 (aged 61) 

 

Astin surname
A variant of the surname Ashton

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are over 50 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Astin, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Astin:


Marriage 1876
 



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