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Barstow, AgnesRef 434-1009
[1558-1591] Daughter of Richard Barstow.

Baptised 5th February 1558.

She married William Lum.

She died in February 1591

Barstow, CharlesRef 434-2841
[1804-1879] Born in Wakefield.

He was a solicitor in Halifax [1841] / a solicitor at 6 Southgate [1829, 1834] / attorney at Barum Top, Halifax [1850] / Clerk to the Board of Guardians [from the formation in 1836 until his death] / Superintendent Registrar [1850] / Clerk to the Sowerby Bridge Local Board [from the formation in 1856] / Clerk to the Union Education Committee / Parishioners' warden at Halifax Parish Church / Superintendent Registrar for the district / Clerk to the Assessment Committee of the Rural Sanitary Authority.

He married Eliza [1806-1???] from Manchester.

Children:

  1. William
  2. Charles [b 1840] who was a commission merchant [1871], a commission agent (oil) [1881]

They lived at

Living with them [in 1841] was Lucy Burton Bennett [aged 60]

Barstow, CrossleyRef 434-2
[1830-1???] Son of Jeremiah Barstow.

He was a blacksmith (living at Crossley Hill, Salterhebble) [1851] / a blacksmith (lodging in Bakewell, Derbyshire) [1861] / a blacksmith [1871, 1881, 1891].

In 1852, he married (1) either Hannah Griffith or Jane Jones in Pontypool, Wales.

Children:

  1. Abraham [b Llantrissant, Wales 1854]

On 8th December 1861, he married (2) Ellen Fogg [1841-1???] at St Alkmund's Church, Derbyshire.


Ellen, of Quorn Street, was the daughter of Joseph Fogg, tailor
 

Children:

  1. Christiana [b Llandaff, Wales 1859] who married [25th May 1885] George Allen (tinman) of Derby, son of Jesse Allen (carpenter) 
  2. Skelton
  3. Susan Ann [b 1865] who married [Dudwell 6th June 1887] William Wadsworth, son of James Wadsworth
  4. Mary Alice [b Bakewell 1867] who married [11th December 1877] Joe Bedford
  5. Crossley [b 1873] who was a blacksmith [1891]
  6. Ruth [b 1874] who married [14th March 1900] William Henry Robertshaw (iron moulder) of St Peter's Street, Boothtown, Halifax, son of Edwin Robertshaw (stone dresser) 
  7. Harriet [b 1877]
  8. Ellen [b 1878]
  9. Ann [b 1883]

They lived at

  • 25 Salterhebble, Halifax [1871]
  • 10 Elephant Terrace, Salterhebble, Halifax [1881]
  • Exeter Street, Salterhebble [1891]

Crossley died October 1894 (aged 64).

He was buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell [16th October 1894]

Barstow, GeorgeRef 434-6502
[1???-18??] He was first Clerk at the Halifax Workhouse [1837-1877]

Barstow, HarryRef 434-6
[1885-19??] Son of Skelton Barstow.

Born in Halifax [24th September 1885].

In 1901, Harry and his brother Joe were staying with Fred & Ellen Mitchell at 14 Doncaster Street, Salterhebble.

On 26th October 1904, he enlisted in Royal Navy for 12 years.

His record shows


Height: 5ft 5/6ins.

Wounds, scars,etc: Tattoo of woman's head of left arm.

Ships served on first to last: Nelson / Victory 2 / Grafton / Victory / Jupiter / Victory 2 / Edgar / Royal Arthur / Hawk / Crescent / Victory 2 / Blake / ?? / Blake / Victory 2 / Blenheim / Victory 2 / Thetis / Victory 2 / Dahlia / Victory 2 / Hazard / Arrogant / Victory 2 / Gunner / Ganges / Attentive / Victory 2

On 5th September 1915, he was slightly injured when the Dahlia was struck by a mine.

In 1911, 5 he was on the Harpy as a Stoker 1st Class, a Torpedo Boat Destroyer, 1st Destroyer Flotilla, Harwich. No. 307833

 

In 1939, he was a shop keeper/naval pensioner, living with his wife Mabel at Church Lane, Flaxton, North Yorkshire

Barstow, Rev JeremiahRef 434-1113
[1670-1731] Or Bairstow. Minister of Elland Unitarian Chapel [1699-1731], or Elland [1721].

In 1721, he married a widow, Mrs Clay from Northowram, at Coley.

He was buried in Elland churchyard

Barstow, JeremiahRef 434-1914
[1796-1865] Born in Southowram.

He was a labourer of Skircoat [1817] / a farmer [1841] / a farm labourer [1851] / a farmer of 8 acres & a carrier [1861].

On 25th May 1817, he married Susannah Crossley [1796-18??].


Susannah was born in Skircoat
 

Children:

  1. Skelton
  2. Sarah [b 1826]
  3. Ruth [b 1826]
  4. Alice [b 1830]
  5. Crossley
  6. Joshua
  7. Ann [b 1836]
  8. Samuel

They lived at 11 Bank House Lane, Salterhebble, Halifax [1841, 1851, 1861].

Jeremiah died in Salterhebble [27th January 1865].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £800.

The will was proved by James Barstow of Salterhebble (carpenter)  & Joseph Barstow of Cromwell Bottom, Southowram (farmer) 

Barstow, JoeRef 434-7
[1885-19??] Son of Skelton Barstow.

In 1901, Joe and his brother Harry were staying with Fred & Ellen Mitchell at 14 Doncaster Street, Salterhebble.

In 1911, Joe was serving with the 1st Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales Own) at Connaught Barracks, Rawalpindi, Punjab, India

Barstow, JohnRef 434-599
[1919-1944] Aka Jack.

Son of Christine & Conway Barstow.

He was educated at Siddal School / a member of Siddal Strict Baptist Sunday School / employed by J. Rhodes, pawnbroker.

He married Joan.

They lived at 184 Claremount Road, Halifax, and in Sheffield.

During World War II, he served as a Sergeant with the 1st Battalion Highland Light Infantry (City of London Regiment).

He died in France [7th September 1944] (aged 25).

He was buried at London Cemetery & Extension, Longueval, France [Grave Ref 13 C 22].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Barstow, JosephRef 434-1010
[1805-1???] Of Southowram.

In December 1831, he married Eliza Bowne at Higher Bradfield

Barstow, JoshuaRef 434-3
[1834-1899] Born in Skircoat.

He was a district highway surveyor [1871] / a surveyor [1881] / a gas, water & rate collector [1889] / a surveyor/collector [1891].

He married Hannah [1829-1???].

Children:

  1. Samuel J. [b 1856]
  2. Laura [b 1857]
  3. Julia [b 1859]
  4. Ada Matilda [b 1860] who married [1890] Henry Southwell
  5. Olive M. [b 1861]
  6. Charlotte Susannah (Lottie) [b 1862] who married [1890] Francis George Price
  7. Susannah C. [b 1863]
  8. Alice Mary [b 1870] who married [1893] Samuel Giles Taylor

They lived at

  • Airewell House, Cadoxton, Glamorgan [1871]
  • Chilton Villa, Llandaff, Cardiff [1881]
  • 4 Church Road, Cadoxton, Barry, Glamorgan [1889]
  • Hebble House, Llantrithyd, Glamorgan [1891]

Joshua died 18th November 1899 (aged 65).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £240.

Probate was granted to son-in-law Samuel Giles Taylor (cashier) 

Barstow, JoshuaRef 434-1191
[1857-1906]

In [Q4] 1881, he married Ruth Ann Naylor [1863-1???] in Halifax.


Ruth Ann was born in Siddal
 

Children:

  1. Janet [b 1883] who was a cotton reeler [1901, 1911]
  2. Henry Conway / Harry [b 1884] who was a clay miner [1901], a clay miner at fire clay works [1911]
  3. Eliza [b 1886] who was a woollen comber [1901], a cotton winder [1911] & married [1908] Mr Keighley
  4. Sarah [b 1889] who was a housemaid (domestic) [1901]
  5. Willie
  6. Esther [b 1893] who was a machinist [1911]
  7. Samuel Naylor [b 1896] who was a cotton piecer [1911] and served with the Royal Field Artillery [WW1]
  8. Ruth [b 1899]
  9. John Naylor [b 1902]

The children were born in Siddal.

They lived at

Joshua died in 1906 (aged 49).

He was buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell [12th March 1906]

Barstow, JubbRef 434-1909
[1845-1???] Son of Skelton Barstow.

On Thursday 22nd November 1874, he was one of 12 men who were arrested & charged with betting & gambling at the house of William Fielden.

He was a mason of Elland [1867] / a stone mason [1871, 1881, 1891, 1901].

On 5th August 1867, he married Susannah Greenwood [1846-1???].


Susannah, of Ovenden, was the daughter of Thomas Greenwood, tailor
 

Children:

  1. Ada Matilda [b 1869]
  2. Thomas Royston
  3. Sarah Alice [b 1873]
  4. Priscilla [b 1876] who married [4th June 1898] Arthur Woodhead [b 1878] (plumber of Industrial Street), son of George Woodhead (joiner) 
  5. Elizabeth [b 1877]
  6. Jeremiah [b 1880]
  7. Arthur [b 1881]
  8. Ashton [b 1884]

They lived at

  • Wellington Road, Stansfield [1871]
  • Style/Stile, Stansfield [1881]
  • 15 Barker Street, Stansfield [1891]
  • 98 Burnley Road, Luddendenfoot (Jubb living alone) [1901]

Living with them [in 1891] was Jubb's father.

Jubb died 14th June 1906 (aged 60).

He was buried at Christ Church, Todmorden

Barstow, MichaelRef 434-1012
[1601-1676] Of Halifax.

Baptised January 1601.

On 15th February 1624, he married (1) Grace Halstead [1597-1633] from Halifax.

In 1634, he married (2) Mercy [1605-1640] from Halifax. She emigrated to America with her husband and died in Massachusetts.

In April 1642, he married (3) Grace Walker [1599-1671] from Norwich, England, and widow of Richard Carver, in Massachusetts.

He died in Massachusetts

Barstow, RichardRef 434-826
[1520-1571] Of Halifax.

On 13th June 1547, he married Margaret, widow of Richard Saltonstall.


Margaret was the widow of Richard Saltonstall
 

Children:

  1. Lawrence [bapt 1548]
  2. Margaret [bapt 1551]
  3. Edward [bapt 1552]
  4. John [1553-1561]
  5. Sibella [bapt 1554]
  6. Agnes
  7. Richard [he was baptised in 1560 and died before 1565]
  8. Michael [bapt 1562]
  9. Edward [bapt 1563]
  10. Richard [bapt 1565]
  11. Thomas [bapt 1567]

Barstow, SamuelRef 434-4
[1838-1916] Son of Jeremiah Barstow.

He was a cart driver [1861] / a general dealer [1881] / a cooper [1891, 1901] / a cooper & cask dealer (employer) [1911].

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

Children:

  1. Fanny [b 1859]
  2. Joe [b 1860]
  3. Susan [b 1860] who never married
  4. Mary J. [b 1862]
  5. Alice [b 1866]
  6. Emma [b 1868]
  7. Effie Ann [1872-1923] who never married; lived at Stanley Terrace, Elland [1923]; died 26th February 1923 (aged 51); was cremated [1st March 1923]; left effects valued at £417 10/10d; administration was granted to her unmarried sister Susan
  8. Ruth Emily [b 1875] who married [1901] Arthur Edwin Thomas
  9. Elizabeth A. [b 1877]

They lived at

  • Bankhouse Lane, Salterhebble, Halifax [1861]
  • Woodland Cottages, Elland-cum-Greetland [1881]
  • Brook Street, Elland [1891, 1901]
  • Ivy Cottage, Eastgate, Elland [1911, 1916]

Living with them [in 1901] was granddaughter Ida Minnie Tattersall.

Samuel died 15th October 1916.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £1,068 2/7d.

Probate was granted to his widow Elizabeth

Barstow, SkeltonRef 434-1910
[1821-1892] Son of Jeremiah Barstow.

Baptised 7th April 1822.

He was a mason [1851] / a labourer in shoddy works [1861] / a waste dealer [1867] / a shoddy dealer [1871] / a railway excavator [1881] / a retired labourer [1891].

In 1843, he married Matilda Jubb Royston..

Children:

  1. Jubb Barstow
  2. Alice [b 1849]
  3. Priscilla [1850-1852]
  4. Emma [b 1853]
  5. Sarah Sophia [b 1855] who (possibly) married [1881] either Jonathan Bell or Joseph Sykes
  6. David Royston (Barstow) [1859] who died in infancy
  7. Jerry [b 1860]
  8. Radcliffe [1863] who died in infancy
  9. Caroline [b 1869]
  10. Joseph Henry [bapt 16th August 1863]
  11. Jonas Royston (Barstow) [bapt 16th August 1863]

They lived at

  • School House, Elland [1851]
  • Mount Pleasant, Greetland [1861]
  • James Street, Elland [1871]
  • Providence Street, Elland [1881]
  • 15 Barker Street, Stansfield (with son Jubb) [1891]

Matilda (probably) died between 1871 & 1881.

Skelton was buried [9th November 1892] (aged 71) 

Barstow, SkeltonRef 434-5
[1862-1???] Son of Crossley Barstow.

Born at St Mary's, Glamorgan [31st July 1862]

Baptised at Swansea [1862].

He was a labourer, living with his widowed grandfather Joseph Fogg a Widower, (tailor), and George Noton (butcher), his wife Ann and family at New Street, Bakewell, Derbyshire [1881] / a blacksmith [1891] / a blacksmith in Salterhebble [1884].

In 1884, he married Mary Lee [1858-1???].


Mary, of The Green, Skircoat, was the daughter of Thomas Lee, coachman
 

Children:

  1. Harry
  2. Minnie [1887-1891]
  3. Joe
  4. Ruth [1891-1893]

They lived at Doncaster Street, Salterhebble, Halifax [1891].

Living with them [in 1891] was widowed father-in-law Thomas Lee [b 1829] (groom).

Barstow, Thomas RoystonRef 434-1913
[1871-1962] Son of Jubb Barstow.

He was a weft packer of Stansfield [1893]

On 28th October 1893, he married Mary Alice Greenwood [1865-1???].


Mary Alice, of Rodwell End, Stansfield, was the daughter of Thomas Greenwood, farmer
 

A Thomas R. Barstow died in Bury [Q1 1962] (aged 91) 

Barstow, WilliamRef 434-1695
[1830-1901] JPVD.

Son of Charles Barstow.

He was a solicitor & articled clerk  [1851] / Deputy Coroner at 21 Cheapside, Halifax / Coroner for the West Riding of Yorkshire and Honor of Pontefract / a coroner for the County of York [1881] / promoted from Ensign to Lieutenant of the 4th Yorkshire West Riding Rifle Volunteers [10th May 1861] / Hon Major of the 1st Volunteer Battalion Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regiment

In 1886, he married Mary Ann Smith [1848-1???] in Whitby.


Mary Ann came from Melbourne, Australia
 

They lived at

He died 4th March 1901

Barstow, WillieRef 434-1584
[1891-1917] Son of Joshua Barstow.

Born in Siddal.

He was a clay miner at fire clay works [1911] / a clay miner at Joseph Morton Limited.

During World War I, he enlisted [March 1915], and served as a Gunner with the 32nd Trench Mortar Battery Royal Garrison Artillery / Royal Field Artillery.

He was killed in action in a gun emplacement [29th June 1917] (aged 27).

He was buried at Ramscappelle Road Military Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref IV C 9].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

 

 

Barstow surnameRef 434-1
A variant of the surname Bairstow

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

There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Barstow, as discussed in this SideTrack.


Unattached BMDs for Barstow

Deaths 1835, 1900, 1901, 1907

 



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