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Ashworth, Abraham
[16??-1728] Of Warley.

He married 6 times.

Children:

  1. Caleb

Ashworth, Abraham
[1750-1835] Of Machpelah, Hebden Bridge

Ashworth, Abraham
[1818-1858] A woolsorter with James Akroyd & Son.

He was married with 7 children. The family lived at Scott's Row, Back Foundry Street, Halifax.

On 5th December 1858, he attempted to murder his wife and then committed suicide. He had been ill for some time, and his wife and children were being supported by Akroyd's sick society. Newspaper reports said that his wife's recovery was doubtful

Ashworth, Albert Richard
[1863-1933] Born in Wadsworth

He was a cloth worker / Secretary of Hebden Bridge Liberal Club [1917].

In 1897, he married Hannah Vernon [1873-19??] in Todmorden.

Children:

  1. Vernon
  2. Raymond [b 1899]
  3. Harry Norman [b 1902]
  4. Margaret Grace [b 1904]
  5. Gwendolen Mary [b 1907]
  6. Edward [b 1909]

The children were born in Hebden Bridge.

The family lived at 11 Montrose Buildings, Hebden Bridge [1915]

Ashworth, Arthur
[1890-1917] Son of Hiram Ashworth.

During World War I, he served as a Driver with the 15th Battery Royal Field Artillery.

He died 20th October 1917 (aged 27).

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 4-6 & 162], and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Ashworth, Arthur Howard
[18??-1???] Of Elland.

He was educated at Heath Grammar School [1832] and Brasenose College Oxford.

He became Rector of Didcot

Ashworth, Caleb
[1???-1738] Of Northowram.

Son of Abraham Ashworth.

He married Mehetabel [d 1728]

Ashworth, Cornelius
[1752-1821] Handloom weaver of Ovenden.

He was one of the last people able to make a living from the dual economy of weaving and small-scale farming.

He was a diarist daily recording in his 4 diaries the social conditions in the area in the years from 4th October 1782, 1785, 1809 and 1815.

He lived at Walt Royd.

He became Overseer of the Poor at Ovenden [1780].

He worshipped at Square Independent Chapel, Halifax until he joined Pellon Lane Baptists in 1795.


Question: Around 1819, Rev Edward Ramsden wrote a letter to his [Ramsden's] mother in which he mentioned that Cornelius had moved into some cottages, possibly near to Jumples Mill. Does anyone know where Cornelius went to live?

 

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. a daughter who married Mr Marsden

He died 18th June 1821 [aged 69].

See The Diaries of Cornelius Ashworth and Pellon Baptist School

Ashworth, David
[1821-1???] Illegitimate son of Esther Ashworth of Shelf.

Baptised at St John the Baptist, Coley [29th April 1821]

Ashworth, Dicken
[1946-] Real name Terence Dicken Ashworth.

Actor born in Todmorden [18 July 1946].

He began work as an English and Drama teacher, and was a member of several repertory companies before moving into television. He has played many film and TV rôles

Ashworth, Dorothy
[1932-2004] Born in Manchester [20th June 1932].

Headmistress of St Mary's Church of England School, Luddendenfoot [24th August 1982-22nd December 1982].

She died in Halifax [27th October 2004]

Ashworth, Edmund Lord
[1887-1915] Son of Handley Ashworth.

He was

  • trained at St John's College, Battersea
  • a pupil-teacher [1901]
  • a teacher at Holy Trinity School, Halifax [1908]
  • a teacher (county council elementary school) [1911]
  • a writer for the Hebden Bridge Times
  • a sportsman, playing rugby, football & cricket for Halifax & Hebden Bridge

During World War I, he enlisted on 5th September 1914, and was one of the first to join the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) where he served as a Lance Corporal.

After training, he went to France in April 1915.

He was injured in a bombing accident, given a lieutenant's commission, and had just returned to the front line.

He died after being pierced through the heart by a German sniper [13th December 1915] (aged 29).

He was buried at Talana Farm Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref III D 1].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Halifax Teachers', on the Memorial at Halifax Secondary School, on the Memorial at Saint James Church, Hebden Bridge, and on the Memorial at Hebden Bridge United District Secondary School

Ashworth, Edwin
[1854-1928] Born in Wadsworth

On 7th February 1881, he married Sarah Redman [1854-1929] in Halifax.


Sarah was born in Wadsworth
 

Children:

  1. Ernest
  2. Amy [b 1888]

The family lived at 18 Lee View, Hebden Bridge [1911]

Ashworth, Miss Ellen Florence
[18??-1941] In 1927, she and her sister Mary bought Leeming Hall, Todmorden from Tom Law's estate for £865.

They lived at the Hall [1927, 1941]

Ashworth, Ephraim
[1811-18??] Son of Betty & John Ashworth of Jumples Mill.

Baptised 9th November 1812.

He married Betty Sutcliffe [1814-1891].

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [b 1833]
  2. Abraham [b 1835]
  3. John [b 1837]
  4. Mary [b 1840]
  5. William [b 1842]
  6. Elizabeth [1845-1874] who married John Simpson
  7. Emma [b 1848]
  8. George [b 1851]

The children were born in Halifax

Ashworth, Ernest
[1884-1951] DCM.

Son of Henry Ashworth

He was assisting his father in the family cab business [1901] / a cab driver [1911] / a member of the Territorials [1909].

During World War I, he served as a Corporal with the Transport Section of the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for


consistent good work when in charge of transport. When two of his horses were killed, he reorganised his column with great coolness and proceeded.

He traversed nightly a fire-swept area, and never hesitated to proceed or failed to deliver his stores

 

He survived the War.

He died in Halifax in 1951 (aged 67) 

Ashworth, Ernest
[1886-1918] Son of Edwin Ashworth.

Born in Hebden Bridge.

He was a cotton fustian twister [1914].

During World War I, he enlisted in Todmorden [September 1914], and served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire) Regiment.

He was killed in action [10th April 1918].

He is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 6 & 7]

Ashworth, Fred
[1893-1917] Son of Mary & Richard Ashworth of 5 Crossley Street, Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Private with B Company 6th Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment.

He died 3rd December 1917 (aged 24).

He was buried at Noeux-Les-Mines Communal Cemetery Extension, France [Grave Ref IV A 16].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Ashworth, Fred
[1918-1942] Son of Janet & Egbert Ashworth of Halifax.

During World War II, he served as a Signalman with the 22nd Armoured Brigade Signals, Royal Corps of Signals

He died 12th June 1942 (aged 24).

He is remembered on the Alamein Memorial, Egypt [Grave Ref 51], and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Ashworth, Frederick
[1852-1909] JP.

Born in Todmorden.

He was active in local affairs / one of the first Aldermen of the Borough of Todmorden [1896-1907] / deputy mayor [twice] / President of Todmorden Musical Society / County Magistrate [1906].

In 1882, he married Sarah Ormerod.


Sarah was the daughter of Peter Ormerod
 

Children:

  1. son
  2. daughter
  3. daughter

He died at his home in Ilkley. He was cremated in Bradford and his remains were buried in the family grave at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone

Ashworth, George
[17??-18??] Of the Ashworth family. He was a cotton manufacturer at Jumble Hole Mill, Todmorden [1815]

Ashworth, Rev George
[1801-1835] Born April 1801.

Assistant Curate at Ripponden [1835].

On 1st February 1827, he married Elizabeth Whiteley [1801-1890] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Barkisland in 1801 and died in Barkisland on the 7/6/1890. George was buried in Elland & Elizabeth was buried Christ Church, Barkisland plot 271
 

Children:

  1. Betty [17th May 1828-28/10/1902] who never married, died in the West Riding Asylum, Wakefield & was buried with her mother
  2. Joseph
  3. Eliza Bathsheba [31st December 1831-18th October 1880] who never married & was buried with her mother

The children were born in Barkisland.

George died in Elland [2nd August 1835].

He was buried at Elland Parish Church

Elizabeth & her daughters died in Barkisland [7th June 1890].

She was buried at Christ Church, Barkisland [Grave Ref: 271]

Ashworth, George
[1882-19??] Of Sowerby Bridge.

In 1889, he had received 6 strokes of the birch for stealing.

In 1893, he was sent for 3 years in a Reformatory after stealing 1 cwt of coal.

On leaving, he got a job as a teamer in Sowerby Bridge, but his employer had to discharge him on account of his habits.

On 15/16th May 1905, he broke into the restaurant at County Bridge, Sowerby Bridge, owned by Mr Waterhouse, and stole pork chops and a bottle of sauce. Later that night, he broke in a fish shop near the railway goods station, owned by Walter Jowett, and stole 7 eggs and some fried fish. When he was arrested, he admitted the offences, saying that he was starving. He was sent to prison for 1 month for each offence

Ashworth, George Wheelhouse
[1816-1886] Of Elland.

Son of Philip Howard Ashworth.

He was educated at Heath Grammar School [1832] / schoolmaster / clergyman.

He was lodging with Abraham Firth & family [1861, 1871 & 1881]

Ashworth, Handley
[1851-1930] Born in Stansfield.

He was a reporter & compositor [1881] / a letterpress printer [1891] / a journalist author [1901] / newspaper editor [1911] / editor of the Hebden Bridge Times & Gazette / partner in Kershaw & Ashworth

In 1878, he married Alice Lord in Todmorden.


Alice was the daughter of Mr Lord
 

Children:

  1. Will [b 1880] who was a letterpress printer assistant [1891], a journalist author [1901]
  2. Edith [b 1881]
  3. Hannah [b 1885]
  4. Edmund Lord

The children were born in Todmorden

The family lived at

  • 12 Butterworth Street, Langfield, Todmorden [1881]
  • 28 Market Street, Hebden Bridge [1891]
  • 15 Adelaide Street, Hebden Bridge [1901]
  • Sandygate, Hebden Bridge [1911]

Living with them [in 1881] was widowed mother-in-law Hannah.

Handley died in 1930.

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £2,944

Ashworth, Harriet
[1840-1895] (Possibly) daughter of Simon Ashworth.

She was a factory assistant (worsted) spinner [1851] / a worsted power loom weaver [1861] / a carpet setter [1881] / a lodging house keeper at 42 Greenwood Street, Halifax [1895].

She died 2nd March 1895 (aged 55).

She was buried at Stoney Royd Cemetery [Grave Ref: C 14 D]

Ashworth, Henry
[1856-19??] Born in West Vale.

He was a cotton spinner [1881] / a carrier & green grocer [1891] / a cab proprietor & carrier [1901] / a cab proprietor [1911]

In 1880, he married Harriet Roberts [1855-19??] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Joseph Roberts (Ashworth) [b 1881] who was assisting his father [1901], a cab driver [1911]
  2. Ernest
  3. Alice [b 1888] who was a woollen weaver [1911]
  4. Hilda [b 1891] who was a woollen weaver [1911]
  5. James Henry [b 1895] who was a cab driver [1911]

The family lived at

  • Parr's Buildings, Cross Hills, Elland with Greetland [1881]
  • Stainland Road, Greetland [1891]
  • Elizabeth Street, Greetland [1901]
  • 7 Elizabeth Street, West Vale, Greetland [1911]

Living with them [in 1881] was visitor Matilda M Barstow [b  1826]

Ashworth, Hiram
[18??-19??] He married Sarah [18??-1???].

Children:

  1. Arthur

The family lived at 4 Maitland Street, Walsden [1917]

Ashworth, Horace
[1898-1917] Son of Mrs Elsie Woodhead of 8 Oldroyd, Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Gunner with the 372nd Battery Royal Field Artillery.

He died 20th October 1917 (aged 19).

He is remembered on the Basra Memorial, Iraq [Grave Ref 3 & 60], and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Ashworth, J. W.
[18??-19??] Rate collector and Assistant Overseer of the Poor for Hebden Bridge District [1909].

On 2nd January 1909, he disappeared.


Question: Does anyone know what happened?

 

Ashworth, James
[17??-1???] He was (possibly) a founder of Elland Particular Baptist Church [1789]

Ashworth, James
[1826-1890] He lived at Thornlee Villa / Oakleigh Villa, Todmorden.

He was involved in local affairs and was a member of Todmorden Local Board, a member of Todmorden School Board, and a partner in Heap & Ashworth

Ashworth, Job
[1795-1866] Son of James Ashworth.

He was a weaver of Stansfield [1819] / a farmer [1841] / a labourer [1843] / a farmer of 12 acres [1851, 1861].

On 29th September 1819, he married Grace Holdsworth [1791-1847].

Children:

  1. Job
  2. Mary [bapt 1821] who was a dairymaid [1861]
  3. James [bapt 1823] who was a shoemaker [1861]
  4. Christiana [b 1825]
  5. Sarah [b 1827]
  6. Phineas [b 1829] who was a cotton power loom weaver [1861]
  7. Grace [b 1831]
  8. Elizabeth [b 1833]
  9. John [b 1835] who was a cotton power loom weaver [1861]
  10. Hannah [b 1837] who was a cotton power loom weaver [1861]

The family lived at

Grace died in 1847.

Living with the family [in 1851] was father James Ashworth [b  1767] (retired quarryman).

Living with the family [in 1861] was grandson Sutcliffe Heyhirst [b 1847].

Job died 4th December 1866.

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

Letters of Administration were granted to son John

Ashworth, Job
[1821-1???] Son of Job Ashworth.

He was a weaver [1843] / a cotton weaver [1866].

On 9th April 1843, he married Susey Bentley [1822-1???].


Susey, a weaver of Stansfield, was the daughter of John Bentley, labourer
 

They lived at White Windows, Stansfield [1866]

Ashworth, John
[1732-1800] Born in Rochdale [22nd May 1732].

He moved to Elland.

He was an early member of the Ashworth family of Elland-cum-Greetland.

He was a maltster & corn dealer / a shareholder in the Calder & Hebble Navigation Company [1790s].

He owned much land and property in Elland, Halifax [between Gibbet Street and Hopwood Lane], and Rochdale

He was active in the local Baptist cause and built Elland Particular Baptist Church

for the worship of God and the cultivation of morality

On 20th January 1755, he married Susanna Child [17??-1813] at Birstall.

Children:

  1. Thomas [1756-1786] who married Agnes
  2. Margaret [b 1768]
  3. Philip Howard
  4. John
  5. Richard Johnson Daventry
  6. (possibly) Susanna [1774-1793]
  7. Agnes [b 1778]

The family lived at Elland Bank.

John died suddenly at Elland Bank [19th January 1800] (aged 67).

His son John died 6 months later.

Susanna died 8th June 1813.

Members of the family were buried at Elland Baptist Church

Ashworth, John
[1772-1800] Son of John Ashworth.

He was a maltster.

On 28th September 1791, he married Jane Ramsden [1769-1831] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. John [1792-1792]
  2. Thomas Ramsden
  3. John Harvey Ashworth
  4. Susanna Elizabeth [1797-1798]

John and his wife were estranged.

His father took over all of his son's responsibilities, selling off his personal effects & estate to discharge his debts and provide for his wife and children.

His father died suddenly [19th January 1800] (aged 67).

John died 6 months later.

John & children John & Susanna Elizabeth were buried at Elland Baptist Church.

Jane & son Thomas Ramsden were buried at Childwall, Wavertree, Liverpool

Ashworth, John
[1778-1???] In 1791, he was apprenticed to Martin Mollineaux to learn the production of fustian.

On completing his apprenticeship, he became a fustian dealer

Ashworth, John
[1784-1847] Of Bessy Bridge.

He was killed by lightning at Mount Skip on 8th July 1847

Ashworth, John
[1794-18??] Born in Halifax.

He was a beerseller at an unidentified beerhouse at Spring Head, Erringden [1841, 1851].


Question: Does anyone know which beerhouse this may have been?

 

He married Susan [1794-18??].

Children:

  1. Richard Horsfall [b 1812] who was an engine tenter [1841]

Living with them [in 1841] was Harriet Haslam [aged 15] (a mule piecer?) 

Ashworth, John
[18??-18??]

On 5th November 1822, he married Ann Mellor [18??-18??].

Children:

  1. Joseph

Ashworth, John
[1803-19??] Born in Halifax.

He was a beer seller at an unidentified beerhouse at 40 Green Hill, Halifax [1851].

He married Sarah [1812-1???].

Children:

  1. Joseph [b 1844]
  2. Sarah J. [b 1849]

Ashworth, John
[1811-1???] Born in Halifax.

He was a beer seller [1846].

He married (1) Unknown.

On 24th November 1846, he married (2) Sarah Horner in Halifax.


Sarah was the daughter of
Stephen Horner
 

Children:

  1. Joseph [1844-1855]
  2. Sarah Jane [1849-1872] who married John Bedford
  3. Annie [b 1854]

The children were born in Halifax

Ashworth, John Firth
[18??-1???] Newspaper proprietor at Hebden Bridge.

He published the Calder Vale Gazette.

In 1806, he was declared bankrupt

Ashworth, Rev John Harvey
[1796-1882] Son of John Ashworth.

He was curate of St Mary's, Rochdale.

He moved to Ireland and his brother Thomas Ramsden succeeded him at Rochdale

Ashworth, Joseph
[1830-1880] Son of Rev George Ashworth.

Born in Barkisland [23rd January 1830].

He was a paper maker [1849].

On 30th December 1849, he married Mary Whiteley [1831-1903] in Halifax.


Mary was born in Barkisland, the daughter of Martha & Robert Whiteley
 

Children:

  1. Eliza [1850-1858] who was buried with her parents
  2. Georgina [1852-1858] who was buried with her parents
  3. Martha [b 1855]
  4. Louisa [1857-1860] who was buried with her parents
  5. Elizabeth [b 1859]
  6. Robert [1861-1923] who was buried with his parents
  7. George [1863-1870] who was buried with his parents
  8. Joah [b 1865]
  9. Mary [b 1872]

Joseph died 13th February 1880.

Mary died in Stainland [6th May 1903].

They & other members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Barkisland [Grave Ref: 707]

Ashworth, Joseph
[1843-1900] Son of John Ashworth.

He was a printer at Ann Street, Northgate and a farmer at Brackenbed Grange, Wheatley [1870] / a printer and farmer employing a journeyman, 2 boys, and 2 labourers [1871] / a master printer (employing 7 men) at 14 Broad Street, Hx [1881] / a letter press printer [1891].

He was trading as Joseph Ashworth & Sons Lithographers [1893, 1894].

In 1865, he married Elizabeth Hoyle [18??-18??].

He was a widower by 1891.

Children:

  1. Unknown

The family lived at

  • 6 Brackenbed Grange, Ovenden [1871]
  • 16 Hanson Lane, Halifax [1881]
  • 13 Union Street South, Halifax [1891]

Ashworth, Margaret
[17??-18??] In 1772, she married Edmund Lord

Ashworth, Norman
[19??-19??] Of Halifax.

He and his wife had a dry-cleaning business in Albion Street, Halifax.

The couple began to buy property in Halifax until they had acquired all the houses on Balmoral Place.

He married Florence [19??-1970?].

Children:

  1. Robin

The family lived at Savile Green, Halifax

Ashworth, Philip Howard
[1770-1834] Son of John Ashworth.

Born at Sunney Bank, Batley [14th September 1769].

Like others in the Ashworth family of Elland-cum-Greetland, he was a Baptist.

He was a member of Pellon Lane Particular Baptist Church / a maltster at Elland Bank / educated at Cambridge University [1798].

On 1st September 1804, he married Ruth Cooper [1784-1853] in Masham, North Yorkshire. Children:

  1. Susannah [1784-1828]
  2. Agnes Whitfield [1806-1899]
  3. Philip Sydney
  4. John Ashworth [1811-1890]
  5. Louisa Child [1813-1900]
  6. George Wheelhouse
  7. Arthur Howard [1818-1874]
  8. Ruth Alomona [1820-1911]
  9. Frances Rosamond [1822-1912]

The children were baptised into the Church of England at St Mary's, Elland. The 8 older children were baptised on the same day [7th August 1820] by their cousin Rev John Harvey Ashworth. Frances Rosamond was baptised [7th August 1832].

All the sons attended Oxford University.

Philip Howard died at Elland Bank [3rd December 1834].

Members of the family were buried at Elland Baptist Church.

See Christopher Brearley

Ashworth, Philip Sidney
[18??-1???] Of Elland.

He attended Heath Grammar School [1832].

He was one of the subscribers to John Horner's book Buildings in the Town & Parish of Halifax [1835].

He lived at Elland Bank

Ashworth, Rev Philip Sydney
[1810-1864] Son of Philip Howard Ashworth

On 6th January 1848, he married Anne Outram at Elland Parish Church.


Anne was the daughter of Benjamin Outram
 

Ashworth, R. H.
[18??-1???] He worked for 5 years as manager to Albert Benjamin Bayes before setting up in business as printer, stationer and newsagent at Park Street, Brighouse in 1892.

In 1894, he took over an existing bookselling business at 37 Commercial Street, Brighouse.

He established a circulating library [subscription 2/6d per quarter]

See R. H.

Ashworth, Richard
[1759-1831] He was a webster.

In 1784, he married Grace, daughter of William Crossley.

Children:

  1. Sarah
  2. Betty
  3. Abraham
  4. Mary
  5. William
  6. Richard
  7. Robert

The family lived at Slack House in Wadsworth.

They were Baptists.

Richard & Grace were buried at Wainsgate Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge

Ashworth, Richard Johnson Daventry
[1772-1828] Son of John Ashworth.

He married Anne Macaulay [1781-1863].


Anne was the daughter of Thomas Macaulay
 

Richard died in Manchester.

They were buried at Saint Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe: Richard [12th August 1828]; Anne [17th July 1863]

Ashworth, Robin
[19??-] Son of Norman Ashworth.

His parents bought the houses in Balmoral Place.

In August 2005, Robin put the property up for sale with a guide price of £2·25million.

He lived at Ashleigh, Savile Road

Ashworth, Samuel
[1878-19??] Son of Thomas Ashworth, tin plate worker.

He was a cloth finisher of 3 Burns Street, Ovenden [1902] / a cloth finisher [1911].

In 1902, he married Sarah Elizabeth Wilson at Christ Church, Pellon.


Sarah Elizabeth was the daughter of
James Edward Wilson
 

Children:

  1. Normington [b 1904]
  2. Martha Ann [b 1907]
  3. Norah [b 1911]

The family lived at 6 Club Lane, Ovenden [1911]

Ashworth, Samuel Harry
[1890-1915] Son of Mrs Alice Healey Ashworth of 2 Laneside, Mytholmroyd.

He was a blanket fettler.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 19th Battalion Canadian Infantry.

He died 2nd February 1915 (aged 25).

He was buried at Toronto (Prospect) Cemetery, Canada [Grave Ref 17 3927].

He is remembered on a memorial in Mount Zion Methodist Church, Mytholmroyd and Scout Road Wesleyan Chapel, Mytholmroyd, in the book Royd Regeneration, and on the Memorial at Mytholmroyd Church Lads' Brigade

Ashworth, Simon
[1803-18??] Born in Halifax.

He was a sheet paver [1851].

Around 1831, he married Martha [1804-18??].


Martha was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1829]
  2. Sarah [b 1831] who was a flower setter (carpet works) [1851]
  3. was a setter (carpet works) [1861], who married Henry Parker [1841-1???]
  4. Thomas [b 1833] who was a wire drawer [1851]
  5. Rachel [b 1836] who was a factory assistant (worsted) weaver [1851], a worsted power loom weaver [1861]
  6. (possibly) Harriet who was a factory assistant (worsted) spinner [1851], a worsted power loom weaver [1861], a carpet setter [1881]

The family lived at

  • Stannary Lane, Halifax [1841]
  • 11 Stannary Yard, Halifax [1851]
  • Gibson House, Old Lee Bank, Halifax [when Sarah was head of the household 1861]
  • Wesley Street, Halifax [with Henry Parker as head of the household 1871]

Ashworth, Rev Thomas
[1???-18??] Of Hipperholme-cum-Brighouse

Ashworth, Rev Thomas Ramsden
[1793-1831] Son of John Ashworth.

He succeeded his brother Rev John Harvey Ashworth as curate of St Mary's, Rochdale

Ashworth, Thomas Roger
[1880-1915] Born in Wadsworth [29th February 1880].

He was a member of Pecket Well Cricket Club / a cotton weaver [1910] / a regular soldier.

In 1910, he married Sarah Jane Wilde in Todmorden.

Children:

  1. child
  2. child
  3. child
  4. child
  5. child

As a regular soldier, he served in the Boer War and in India.

During World War I, he re-enlisted [October 1914], and served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed in action at Hill 60 [18th April 1915].

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 20], on the Memorial at Octagonal Methodist Chapel, Heptonstall, on the Memorial at Crimsworth Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, on the Memorial at Wainsgate Baptist Church, on the Memorial at Midgehole Working Men's Club, and on Wadsworth War Memorial

Ashworth, Tom
[18??-19??] DCM, MM.

During World War I, he served as a Sergeant with the King's (Liverpool Regiment).

He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal and the Military Medal.

He survived the War

Ashworth, Tom
[18??-19??] Coal merchant.

He was at 2 Raglan Street and 22 Church Street, Station, Halifax [1900]

Ashworth, Tom
[1857-1911] Of Walsden. Picker maker at Scaitcliffe Picker Works, Todmorden [1905]

Ashworth, Vernon
[1897-1917] Son of Albert Richard Ashworth.

Born in Hebden Bridge.

He was a member of Wainsgate Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge / educated at Hebden Bridge Secondary School / a weaver [1915] / a sketcher [1917] / employed by Ashworth Brothers.

During World War I, he enlisted [17th September 1915], and served as a Private / Rifleman with the 18th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps.

He was killed by a shell splinter whilst serving as a dispatch rider [20th September 1917].

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [6th October 1917].

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 115-119, 162A & 163A], on the Memorial at Wainsgate Baptist Church, and on the Memorial at Hebden Bridge United District Secondary School

Ashworth, W.
[18??-19??] Proprietor of King Cross Street Turkish Baths, Halifax [1905]

Ashworth, Will
[18??-19??] Founding Partner in Kershaw & Ashworth and editor of Hebden Bridge Times & Gazette

Ashworth, William
[17??-18??] Of the Ashworth family. He was manufacturing dimity, jean and jeanette cloths

Ashworth, William
[17??-1805] He was a principal teacher of music in Halifax

Ashworth, William
[18??-19??] Partner in Ashworth Brothers [1905]

Ashworth, William
[1920-1991] Born in Todmorden.

He studied at the London School of Economics.

He became professor of economic and social history at Bristol University.

He wrote several books, including

  • A short history of the international economy
  • The genesis of modern British town planning
  • Economic history of England
  • History of the British coal industry
  • The history of the material industries in general

Ashworth, Willie
[1896-1918] Son of Emma (née Dewhirst) [1867-1929] & Fred Ashworth [1869-1950] of Shaw Croft, Wadsworth [1911-1918].

Born in Wadsworth.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 10th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died 13th October 1918 (aged 22).

He was buried at Selridge British Cemetery, Montay, France [Grave Ref II C 11].

He is remembered on Wadsworth War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Wainsgate Baptist Church

 

The Ashworth family of Elland-cum-Greetland
John Ashworth was an early member of the family.

They lived at Bank House, Elland.

The family built and owned Elland Baptist Chapel

The Ashworth family of Stansfield
Early 19th century cotton manufacturing family of Stansfield.

See George Ashworth and William Ashworth

The Ashworth family of Todmorden
The family included David, George, John and James.

About 1825, the family took a lease on Callis Mill. In 1839, they and the Rawdon family sold land for the construction of the railway in Charlestown

Ashworth surname
There are over 60 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ashworth, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Ashworth:


Marriages 1809, 1810, 1871, 1874, 1886, 1913
 



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