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Bairstow, MrRef 138-3095
[17??-18??] The family moved to Halifax around 1824.

He married Martha [1786-18??].

Children:

  1. Emma [b 1816]
  2. John [b 1820] who became a butcher
  3. James
  4. William [b 1826] who became a pawnbroker
  5. Betsey [b 1827]
  6. Sarah [b 1832]
  7. Edwin [b 1834]

The family lived at

  • John Street, Halifax [1841]
  • 44 Woolshops, Halifax [1851]

He was dead by 1841

Bairstow, AnneRef 138-1399
[15??-1612] Daughter of John Bairstow.

She married (1) Robert Brodeley.

She married (2) Richard Nichols

Bairstow, AnthonyRef 138-3152
[1845-1895] Son of Michael Bairstow.

Born in Ovenden/Illingworth.

He was a worsted spinner [1861] / a stone delver [1871, 1881] / innkeeper at the Shoulder of Mutton, Southowram [1891, 1894].

In 1875, he married Sarah Barber in Halifax.

They lived at

  • 6 Spring Street, Hipperholme with Brighouse [with Sarah's widowed mother Mary Barber 1881]

They are mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1895

Bairstow, AquillaRef 138-11
[1833-1???] Born in Southowram.

He was a quarryman [1871].

Around 1859, he married Sarah Ann [1831-1???].


Sarah Ann was born in Southowram
 

Children:

  1. George
  2. John [b 1860] who was a factory worker [1871]
  3. Elizabeth [b 1866]
  4. Butler
  5. Sarah Ann [b 1871]

The family lived at 6 Winter Hill, Southowram [1871]

Bairstow, ArthurRef 138-14
[1855-1890] Son of Daniel Bairstow.

Born in Halifax.

He was a clerk (borough rate office) [1871].

Arthur died 8th December 1890 (aged 35).

He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 525] with Thomas Foord

Bairstow, BancroftRef 138-9660
[1848-1882] Of Mixenden.

In 1868, he married Priscilla Lassey [1842-1899] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. James Lassey (Bairstow) [1872-1945] who married [1894] Hannah Helliwell [1866-1936]

Members of the family were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden

Bairstow, BancroftRef 138-6930
[1864-1937] Of Illingworth.

In 1889, he married Emma Smith [1860-1929] in Halifax.

They lived at 7 Raw Lane, Illingworth.

The couple were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden

Bairstow, ButlerRef 138-10
[1868-1928] Son of Aquilla Bairstow.

He was a foreman (wool warehouse) [1901].

In [Q3] 1891, he married Lily Emmett [1865-1942] in Halifax.


Lilly was born in Halifax
 

The family lived at 14 Vaughan Street, Halifax [1901].

Living with them [in 1901] were Lily's brother Joseph Emmett [b 1858] (railway guard), and his children Fred [b  1894] & Elsie [b 1897].

Butler died 16th November 1928 (aged 60).

Lily died 11th March 1942 (aged 77).

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: R-A41] with his brother George

Bairstow, DanielRef 138-15
[1825-19??] Born in Halifax.

He was a borough rate collector (comptroller) [1871] / a cashier [1881] / a collector & cashier (Halifax Corporation) [1891] / a cashier & collector (rates) [1901].

Around 1855, he married (1) Fanny [1823-1876].


Fanny was born in Northowram
 

Children:

  1. Arthur
  2. Ernest [b 1857]
  3. Edith Eleanor [b 1860]
  4. Frank Herbert [b 1862] who was an assistant schoolmaster [1881]
  5. Louisa [b 1865]

A Fanny Bairstow died in Halifax [Q4 1876] (aged 53).

He married (2) Wilhelmina [1848-19??].


Wilhelmina was born in Edinburgh, Scotland
 

Children:

  1. Mina L. [b 1889]

The family lived at

  • 23 Milton Street, Halifax [1871, 1881]
  • First Avenue, Manor Heath [1891]
  • New Grange Farm, Bradshaw [1901]

Bairstow, EdwardRef 138-593
[15??-16??] In 1607, he owned Lower Hazlehurst, Shibden.

He lived at Limed House, Shibden. In some records, he is described as being

beyond the seas

Bairstow, Edwin SmithRef 138-2751
[1834-1851] Illegitimate son of Emma, daughter of Martha and James Bairstow.

He was a woollen draper's apprentice [1851].

He was killed in Halifax by a fall from his horse [9th May 1851].

He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 2141]

Bairstow, FrankRef 138-2260
[1874-1917] Son of James Bairstow.

Partner in Bairstow Brothers.

He lived at Albany House, Long Lover Lane, Pellon [1905, 1917].

In 1911, his sisters, Emma and Mary Ellen, were living with him at Albany House

Bairstow, FredRef 138-1286
[1869-1939] Son of James Bairstow.

He was a spindle maker for worsted machines, employer [1901] / a spindle maker, employer [1911] / Senior partner in Bairstow Brothers

In 1889, he married Mary Hannah Earnshaw [1869-19??] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Clement [b 1890]
  2. Hilda [b 1892]

The family lived at

  • 7 Seed Hill Terrace, Ovenden [1891]
  • 83 Dyson Road, Halifax [1901, 1911]

He died at 76 Twemlow Parade, Morecambe. His estate was valued at £33,376

Bairstow, GeorgeRef 138-594
[14??-15??] In 1515, he owned Upper Hazlehurst, Shibden

Bairstow, GeorgeRef 138-1541
[18??-19??] Halifax solicitor [1934].

He qualified in April 1922

Bairstow, GeorgeRef 138-9502
[1857-19??] Born in Southowram.

He was landlord of the Malt Shovel, Southowram [1911, 1917].

In [Q1] 1879, he married Jemima Rushton [1857-1939] from Southowram, in Halifax.

They had no children

Bairstow, GeorgeRef 138-12
[1859-1918] Son of Aquilla Bairstow.

He was a quarryman [1871].

George died 9th June 1918 (aged 59).

He was buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: R-A41] with his brother Butler Bairstow

Bairstow, HermanRef 138-18
[1903-1965] Born in Halifax.

He was landlord of the Fleece, Greetland [1937-1938] / a bus driver.

In 1936, he married Ann Thompson [1910-1994] in Halifax.


Ann was born in Halifax
 

Herman died in Halifax in 1965.

Ann died in Halifax in 1994

Bairstow, JamesRef 138-3092
[17??-18??] Weaver of Northowram.

He married Martha [1786-18??].

Children:

  1. Emma [b 1816]
  2. John [b 1821] who was a butcher [1851]
  3. James [b 1821] who was a woollen draper [1851]
  4. William [b 1826] who was a pawnbroker [1851]
  5. Betsey [b 1827]
  6. Sarah [b 1832]

The family lived at

  • John Street, Halifax [1841]
  • 44 Woolshops, Halifax [1851]
Emma's illegitimate son,
Edwin Smith, was living with the family [1841, 1851]

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 2141]

Bairstow, JamesRef 138-915
[18??-18??] Worsted stuff manufacturer at Ovenden.

In April 1841, he was declared bankrupt.

A James Bairstow, worsted stuff manufacturer at Ovenden, was declared bankrupt in February 1859

Bairstow, JamesRef 138-3096
[1811-1877] Son of Matthew Bairstow.

Born in Midgley.

Baptised at St Mary's Church, Luddenden [11th August 1811].

He was a corn miller / a corn dealer [1841] / in partnership with his brother, John [1851] / a corn miller employing 14 men [1871]

He married Frances Mary Thwaite in Halifax [1867].


Frances Mary was the daughter of Samuel Thwaite
 

Children:

  1. John

The family lived at

  • Bridge Lanes, Hebden Bridge [1841, 1851, 1861, 1871]
  • Stubbing House, Hebden Bridge [where he died 1877]

In 1841, his unmarried sisters, Mary, Elizabeth, Martha, and Sarah were living with him.

In 1851, his unmarried siblings, John, Hannah, Elizabeth, and Martha were living with him.

In 1861, his unmarried sisters, Hannah and Elizabeth were living with him.

In 1871, his unmarried sister Elizabeth was living with him.

He died in Todmorden [18th February 1877]

Bairstow, JamesRef 138-16
[1816-1872] Of Halifax.

James died 13th April 1872 (aged 56).

He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 1468] with Thomas Fletcher

Bairstow, JamesRef 138-453
[1821-1903] JP.

Son of Mr Bairstow.

Born in Heckmondwike [7th March 1821].

He was an apprentice woollen draper [1841] / a woollen draper [1851] / a woollen merchant [1861, 1881] / Councillor for St James's Ward [1862] / later Central Ward / Mayor of Halifax [1880 (April)-1881 (November)].

In 1874, he resigned from the Town Council because of a disagreement over the management of the financial affairs of the Borough which resulted in a deficit of £100,000. Against a background of opposition, insults and persecution, an investigation proved that his objections were justified.

In 1875, he was returned as Councillor for North Ward.

He married (1) Sarah [1828-1860].

Children:

  1. Arthur William [1855] who was a Barrister at Law Gen Practice BA [1881]
  2. James Edwin who died 8th May 1858, aged 13 month
  3. Mary [21st January 1859-21st March 1899] who married Herbert W. Booth, & was buried with her parents
  4. Edith who died in infancy

Sarah died 27th October 1860 (aged 32).

He married (2) Mary [1828-1898].


Mary came from Bingley
 

Children:

  1. Albert [b 1866]

The family lived at

  • 82 Northgate, Halifax [1861]
  • 105 Pellon Lane, Halifax [1871]
  • Heath Lodge, Skircoat, Halifax [1881, 1891, 1901]

Mary died 24th February 1898 (aged 71).

James died 9th March 1903

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 444]

Bairstow, JamesRef 138-3407
[1823-1861] Son of clothier Jonas Barstow.

Born in Northowram.

He was wire drawer of Clifton [1843] / a journeyman wire drawer [1851] / innkeeper at the Black Swan, Halifax [1859, 1861].

In 1843, he married Mary Ann Jackson [1823-1870] in Dewsbury.


Mary Ann, of Clifton, was the daughter of George Jackson, mason
 

Children:

  1. Lavinia [b 1844] who married William Horsfall (her mother's second husband) 
  2. Arthur [b 1849]
  3. Mitchell [b 1850]
  4. George Henry [b 1853]

The family lived at 4 Upper Brunswick Street, Halifax [1851].

Living with them [in 1851] was brother-in-law Godfrey Jackson [aged 17] (wire drawer apprentice).

Living with them [in 1861] was lodger Ann Oddy [aged 38] (seamstress) 

He died 24th July 1861.

After James's death, Mary Ann took over at the Black Swan.

On 26th May 1864, Mary Ann married William Horsfall [1826-1887].

Mary Ann died in 1887.

After her death, William took over at the Black Swan

Bairstow, JamesRef 138-3093
[1838-1???] Of Ovenden.

He was a spindle maker [1871, 1881] / a spindle & fly maker, employer [1891]

He married Hannah [1839-1???].

Children:

  1. Emma [b 1863]
  2. Bancroft [b 1864] who was a tailor
  3. Mary Ellen [b 1866]
  4. Fred
  5. Frank
  6. Hannah M [b 1877]
  7. Ada [b 1880]

The family lived at

  • Brockholes, Ovenden [1871, 1881]
  • Corn Mill Fold, Ovenden [1891]
  • Albany House, Pellon, Halifax [1901]

Bairstow, James HenryRef 138-8
[1898-1917] Son of Wright Bairstow.

Born in Smithy Bridge, Littleborough, Lancashire.

He was employed by Samuel Whitley & Company Limited at Hanson Lane Cotton Mill, Halifax [though his name does not appear on their War Memorial].

He lived at 3 Chapeltown, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted [1915], and served as a Private with the 2nd/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed by a shell whilst out with a fatigue party at the Battle of Arras [15th April 1917] (aged 19).

The family were informed of his death by a Private Helliwell, of the same regiment, who had been a lodger (with the Bairstow family).

He was buried at H.A.C. Cemetery, Ecoust-St.Mein, France [Grave Ref III K 3].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Mary's Church, Halifax

Bairstow, JeffreyRef 138-3418
[1928-] Son of Doris (née Beverley) & Leonard Bairstow.

Born in Halifax.

Landlord of the Sour Milk Hall, Claremount [1950s].

In 1955, he married Frances Nicholl [1926-1???] daughter of Rose (née Shields) & Isaac Nicholl, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Carl [1951-1958]

In 1958, Carl was one of a number of children playing on a home-made raft in the dam at Oates & Green Limited, when he accidentally drowned. The dam was drained and filled in

Bairstow, JohnRef 138-1168
[1???-1???] Of Mixenden.

He was one of the electorate of 59 people when Jeremy Bentley was elected first MP for Halifax in 1654$1

Bairstow, JohnRef 138-2477
[1???-1546] Of Northowram.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Margaret
  3. Jennet
  4. Anne

His will is recorded in Volume 2 [1545-1559] of E. W. Crossley's book Halifax Wills

Bairstow, JohnRef 138-1359
[15??-1589] A tanner at North Bridge, Halifax.

Son of Robert Bairstow.

He married Elizabeth Watmough.


Elizabeth was the daughter of John Watmough
 

Children:

  1. Anne
  2. Edith
  3. Dorothy
  4. John [15??-1607]
  5. Robert
  6. Mary
  7. Isabell
  8. Martha who married Henry Hoyle
  9. Grace who married John Drake

Bairstow, JohnRef 138-108
[15??-1623] Of Brownhirst.

In 1609, he built Lee House, Ovenden Wood

Bairstow, JohnRef 138-2731
[1788-1829] Landlord of the Shakespeare, Halifax [1822].

He married Mary.

He died on 17th May 1829. After his death, Mary took over at the pub

Bairstow, JohnRef 138-538
[18??-18??] He married Hannah.

Children:

  1. Martha [b 1838] who married James Holt Whiteley

The family lived at Ovenden [1838]

Bairstow, JohnRef 138-57
[18??-19??] See The Croft, Halifax

Bairstow, JohnRef 138-1308
[1806-1859] Son of Matthew Bairstow.

Like his father, he was a corn-dealer and maltster at Hebden Bridge.

He was in partnership with his brother, James [1851] / a corn miller (maltster) firm of 2; employing 19 men and 2 boys [1851].

In November 1844, William Barker [34] and John Holden [35] were accused with

feloniously and riotously assaulting Bairstow

at Charlton Hill as he rode back from Todmorden Market, and stealing one £10 note, two £5 notes, 70 sovereigns, 20 half-sovereigns, 20 shillings and 3 books. The jury returned verdicts of Guilty, and recommended mercy for Holden who had a wife and family.

He never married.

In 1851, he was head of household at Bridge Lanes, Hebden Bridge and his unmarried siblings, James, Hannah, Elizabeth, and Martha were living him

Bairstow, JohnRef 138-6
[1820-1861] Of Halifax.

In [Q2] 1852, he married Susan Nicholls [1820-1904] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. John Edwin [1855-1884]

John died 8th February 1861 (aged 41).

Susan died 1st August 1904 (aged 84).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 523] with James Oates Bairstow of Halifax

Bairstow, JohnRef 138-3290
[1840-1900] Born 3rd December 1840.

Landlord of the Fountain Head, Pellon [1900].

He married Rachel.

Children:

  1. George Henry [1866-14th November 1908]

John died 20th November 1900.

After his death, Rachel took over at the Fountain Head [1900-1905].

He was buried at Mount Tabor Wesleyan Methodist Chapel

Bairstow, JohnRef 138-537
[1869-1949] Son of James Bairstow.

Born in Hebden Bridge.

He married Georgina Beatrice Holroyd in Halifax. [25 Apr 1895].


Georgina Beatrice the daughter of Michael John Holroyd
 

Children:

  1. Frances Mary [1897-1962]
  2. John Holroyd [1908-1968] who married Ann Margaret Henniker [1915-1982]

Bairstow, John T.Ref 138-2
[1845-1???] Son of Stopford Bairstow.

He married Elisa [1848-1???].

Children:

  1. Constance E. [b 1868]
  2. John D. [b 1870]

Bairstow, JonathanRef 138-533
[17??-18??] He married Hannah Holt at Halifax Parish Church [5th August 1807].


Hannah was the daughter of
John Holt
 

Children:

  1. Hannah [b 1812]

Bairstow, JonathanRef 138-663
[18??-1???] In May 1887, he and Priestley Bairstow filed a patent for
an improved method of distributing oil or other liquids upon wool and other fibres whilst being fed to drawing frames and other machines

Bairstow, JosephRef 138-3008
[1???-18??] He was in business as a
Horse & gig letter

at 15 Old Market, Halifax [1837].

He was a partner in Joseph & Israel Bairstow

Bairstow, JosephRef 138-3097
[1818-1???] Born in Ambler Thorn.

He was a bookseller and printer [1851].

In 1839, he married Sarah Farrar in Halifax.


Sarah was the daughter of
Joseph Farrar
 

Children:

  1. Hannah Elizabeth [b 1841]
  2. Robert
  3. Sarah Ann [b 1849] who was a National School mistress [1871]

The family lived at Cross Church Street, Huddersfield [1851]

Bairstow, JoshuaRef 138-2506
[16??-1???] He was Constable of Northowram [1670]

Bairstow, Sir LeonardRef 138-B10
[1880-1963] CBE.

Aviation and aeronautics engineer. He was educated at Heath Grammar School and Halifax Municipal Technical School. His work helped the British effort during World War I

Bairstow, MarthaRef 138-442
[16??-1???] Maid to Rev Oliver Heywood. She cared for his children when he first moved to Lancashire

Bairstow, MatthewRef 138-3025
[1778-1837] Corn dealer at Hebden Bridge.

On 28th January 1802, he married Mary Holt at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary was the daughter of
James Holt
 

Children:

  1. Hannah [b 1804]
  2. John
  3. Elizabeth [b 1808]
  4. Martha [b 1809]
  5. James
  6. child
  7. child
  8. child

The family lived at Bridge Lanes, Hebden Bridge [1851].

He was buried at Heptonstall Church

Bairstow, MichaelRef 138-1367
[15??-1609] Of Newhouse, Southowram.

Son of Robert Bairstow.

He married Sarah Hemingway, sister of Abraham Hemingway

Bairstow, MichaelRef 138-4700
[1615-1672] He married Ann [1613-1672].

Children:

  1. Paul

Members of the family were buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby: Michael [4th April 1672]; Ann [21st April 1672]

Bairstow, MichaelRef 138-3275
[1814-1???] Born in Ovenden/Illingworth.

He was a hand loom weaver [1851] / a shuttle maker [1861, 1871]

In 1844, he married (1) Betty Horsfall [1823-1857] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Anthony [b 1845] who was a worsted spinner [1861]
  2. Emma [b 1849] who was a worsted spinner [1861]

In 1863, he married (2) Martha Bates [1824-1???] in Halifax.


Martha had a daughter: Elizabeth A Bates [1850-1???]
 

The family lived at

  • Fold, Ovenden [1851]
  • 9 Prospect Place, Ovenden [1861]
  • Half Penny Can, Southowram [1871]

Living with them [in 1851] were Betty's widowed mother Hannah Horsfold [aged 62] (annuitant), and sister Nanny Horsfold [aged 21] (power loom weaver).

Living with them [in 1871] were Martha's daughter Elizabeth, nephew Alfred Aspinall [aged 29] (Stone miner) from Brighouse, and niece Susan Horsfold [aged 19] (worsted power loom weaver) from Illingworth

Bairstow, PamelaRef 138-357
[1954-] Elland girl chosen for the British swimming team at the 1972 Munich Olympics

Bairstow, Rev PaulRef 138-1105
[16??-1711] A native of Sowerby.

Son of Michael Bairstow.

He was Curate at Lightcliffe [1673-1677].

Heywood includes him in his list of the great number of wretched drunken preachers at Lightcliffe, and adds


[he] was schoolmaster at Sowerby and made a jeering copy of verses upon old Mr Root and caused a scholar to cast them upon his coffin, when he was a-putting into the grave. They fell down at my feet, wherein there was a horrid abuse of the good old man, though his father Michael B. was one of Mr R's church at Sowerby.

This young man preacheth at Lightcliffe and teacheth school for Mr Threapland, is tabled at James Mitchell's at Crow Nest, and it is said he is a wild blade.

O Lord purify the son of Levi!

Now he is tabled at N. Whitley's at Rookes, gone away, Mr Bairstow went and listed a soldier for Flanders, sold his Books, went away 1676, what's become of him I cannot learn

 

He moved to Rochester.

See Paul Bairstow's Endowed School, Paul Bairstow's Charity and St Peter's Church, Sowerby Benefactions

Bairstow, PriestleyRef 138-667
[18??-1???] In May 1887, he and Jonathan Bairstow filed a patent for
an improved method of distributing oil or other liquids upon wool and other fibres whilst being fed to drawing frames and other machines

Bairstow, RichardRef 138-592
[1???-14??] Constable of Northowram [1426]. He owned Lower Hazlehurst, Shibden [1427].

See Hazlehurst Close, Shibden

Bairstow, RobertRef 138-1249
[1???-1580] A Halifax butcher.

He married Jane [15??-1598]

Children:

  1. John

Bairstow, RobertRef 138-1347
[1???-1589] Son of John Bairstow.

Halifax butcher.

He married Grace [15??-1598].

Children:

  1. John [15??-1604] who died unmarried
  2. Michael

Bairstow, RobertRef 138-1032
[16??-17??] Of Holdsworth.

He married Judith Illingworth


Judith was the daughter of
John Illingworth
 

Bairstow, RobertRef 138-1788
[1846-19??] Son of Joseph Bairstow.

Born in Huddersfield.

He was a card machine worker [1871] / an aerated water manufacturer [1881, 1891] / a mineral water maker [1901] / a master mineral water maker [1911].

He established the Elland Bottling Company

In 1867, he married Grace Kaye [1846-1???] from Barkisland, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Sarah E [b 1869]
  2. Barbara [b 1872]
  3. Joseph [b 1873]
  4. Edith [b 1876]
  5. John [b 1878] who was a telegraph messenger [1891], a mineral water maker [1901]

The family lived at

  • Elizabeth Street, Elland [1871]
  • Westbury Street, Elland [1881]
  • 3 Spa Well, Elland [1891, 1901]
  • Heathfield Street, Elland [1911]

In 1871, Robert's sister, Hannah E Bairstow was living with the family

Bairstow, StopfordRef 138-3
[1812-1882] Born in Northowram [June 1812].

He was a woollen draper & tailor at Haley Hill, Halifax.

Son Walter George joined the family business.

He married Esther W. [1813-1???].

Children:

  1. Edwin [b 1840]
  2. John T.
  3. Walter George

Stopford died in Halifax [2nd April 1882].

Members of the family were buried at St Thomas the Apostle, Claremount

Bairstow, ThomasRef 138-5
[1821-1878] Born in Southowram.

He was a flag facer [1851, 1871].

In [Q4] 1848, he married Frances Hemingway [1819-1890] in Halifax.


Frances was born in Southowram
 

Children:

  1. Hannah [1849-2nd June 1925] who was a worsted warper [1871]
  2. Elizabeth [b 1852] who was a worsted warper [1871]
  3. Sarah [b 1854] who was a worsted reeler [1871]
  4. George [1857-18th March 1931] who was a worsted mill hand [1871], & married Jemima [1857-24th April 1939]

The family lived at

  • New Row, Southowram [1851]
  • Mount Pleasant, Southowram [1871]

Thomas died 12th March 1878 (aged 57).

Frances died 29th May 1890 (aged 71) 

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: R-J1A]

Bairstow, TomRef 138-853
[18??-19??] Beerhouse keeper at an unidentified beerhouse at King Cross, Halifax.


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

 

In April 1878, he went into liquidation

Bairstow, UriahRef 138-644
[1799-1861] Born in Soyland.

He married Grace [1806-1888].


Grace was born in Soyland [7th August 1806]
 

Children:

  1. Eliza [b 1837]
  2. Sarah [1838-1915] who never married
  3. Joseph [b 1841]
  4. Samuel [b 1844]
  5. Uriah

Uriah died 20th April 1861 (aged 62).

Grace died 12th November 1888.

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3771] with son Uriah's children

Bairstow, UriahRef 138-648
[1847-1914] Son of Uriah Bairstow.

Born in Ripponden.

He was a member of Square Congregational Church, Halifax / a member of Providence Congregational Church, Ovenden / educated at Haley Hill Shed Factory School / interested in chemistry (coming 9th in England in a general examination), botany, astronomy & natural sciences / a lecturer at the Halifax Scientific Society / one of the founders of the Sunday Lecture Society / a doffer at Crossley's / employed by the Central Telegraph Company / a clerk (carpet factory) [1891] / a clerk (carpet manufacturer) [1901] / an order clerk [1911] / a critic of Halifax Town Council affairs.

In [Q1] 1872, he married Elizabeth Lister in Halifax.


Elizabeth came from Brighouse
 

Children:

  1. Herbert [b 1873]
  2. Florence [b 1875]
  3. Edith Mary who died 8th November 1876 (aged 1 year) 
  4. Grace [b 1878] who (possibly) married [q3/1914] Frederick W. Hoyle
  5. Leonard [b 1881]
  6. Harold [b 1886]
  7. Tom who died in infancy
  8. Sarah who died in infancy
  9. Eliza who died in infancy

The family lived at

  • Shay Lane, Ovenden [1891]
  • Free School Lane, Halifax [1901]
  • 48 Heath Crescent, Halifax [1914]

The children were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3771] with their Bairstow grandparents.

Uriah died 5th September 1914 (aged 67).

He was buried at King Cross Methodist New Connexion Chapel [9th September 1914]

Bairstow, Walter GeorgeRef 138-4
[1841-19??] Son of Stopford Bairstow.

Born in Northowram [14th December 1841].

He was educated at Trinity Schools, Halifax / a member of Northgate End Chapel, Halifax / a woollen draper & tailor with father at Haley Hill / assistant to Mr Chapman, the assistant Northowram Overseer and poor rate collector [1873-1902] / assistant to Fred Highley, the assistant Halifax Overseer and poor rate collector [from 1880] / assistant Halifax Overseer and poor rate collector [from 1892 to 1908].

In 1864, he married Frances Simms [1842-19??].


Frances was born in Northowram, the daughter of William Simms, of Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Albert Edward [b 1867]
  2. Stopford [b 1868]
  3. Florence Frances [b 1877]

The family lived at

  • Green Lane, Halifax [1861]
  • Mayfield Terrace South, Halifax [1901]
  • Garden Street North, Halifax [1911]
  • 8 Hyde Park Gardens, Halifax [1914]

Bairstow, WilliamRef 138-723
[17??-18??] In 1810, he was appointed Halifax magistrate

Bairstow, William HenryRef 138-13
[18??-19??]

He married Elizabeth Ann Radley [1882-1933].

Elizabeth Ann Radley died 27th December 1933 (aged 51) 

She was buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: R-D17] with Abraham Beaumont

Bairstow, William HenryRef 138-7
[1837-1892] Chapel keeper at Northgate End Chapel, Halifax.

He died at Lister Street, Halifax [28th June 1892] (aged 55).

He was buried at Stoney Royd Cemetery [Grave Ref: J 260 B]

Bairstow, William HenryRef 138-17
[1866-1935] Born in Halifax.

He was a cabinet maker [1901].

In [Q1] 1887, he married Annie Sutcliffe [1866-19??] in Halifax.


Annie was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Maud Louisa [b 1889]
  2. William Buckley [b 1891]
  3. James L. [b 1893]
  4. Arthur Sutcliffe (Bairstow) [1896] who died in infancy

The family lived at 31 Hare Street, Halifax [1901].

William Henry died in Halifax [Q4 1935] (aged 69).

Son Arthur were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3155]

Bairstow, WrightRef 138-9
[1864-19??] Born in Halifax.

He was a carter (coal) [1901] / a driver for carrier [1911].


Question: Does anyone know anything about this family? ...  where does the Dawtrey name come into the frame? who was the father of Ernest & Alice? when and where did Wright and Ellen marry? when did Wright die? when did Ellen marry Mr Helliwell?

 

He married Ellen [1866-19??].


Ellen was born in Mount Tabor.

She had 2 children:

  • Alice Dawtrey [b 1892]
  • Ernest Dawtrey [b 1893] who was a paper mill labourer [1911]
 

Children:

  1. Annie [b 1897] who was a worsted mill spinner [1911]
  2. James Henry
  3. Ethel [b 1901]
  4. Fred [b 1906]

The family lived at

The family lived at

  • 14 Queen Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 6 Bank Street, Halifax [1911]

Living with them [in 1901] was cousin James C. Ambler [b 1880] (stone quarryman hewer) 

Wright must have died between 1911 & 1917, because in 1917, Ellen was shown as Ellen Helliwell.

Son James Henry was killed in World War I. The family were informed of his death by a Private Helliwell who had been a lodger (with the Bairstow family?) 

 

The Bairstow family of HalifaxRef 138-1932
Robert Bairstow was an early member of the family, and others are recorded at Bairstow on Beacon Hill. They owned land in the area including Bairstow Common.

Around 1400, the family moved from Bairstow to Halifax and Ovenden. Their lands at Beacon Hill and Shibden passed to the Oates family.

See John Bairstow

The family is discussed in the book Yorkshire Pedigrees

Bairstow surnameRef 138-1
Other forms of the surname include Bairsto, Baister, Baistow, Barstow, Basstoe, Baster, Bastey, Bastow, Beairsto, Beastall, Beastow and Beirsto.

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

The name is recorded in Wakefield rolls of 1277.

The name is probably derived from the name Bairstow for Beacon Hill, and early members of the Bairstow family lived there.

Ralph de Bayrestowe is recorded in 1309 and Robert of Bairstow is recorded in 1405

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

Unattached BMDs for Bairstow:


Marriages 1807, 1907, 1923; Deaths 1858, 1861, 1881, 1904, 1909
 



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