Howorth ...



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Howorth, MrRef 430-1610
[1???-1???] The family were originally from Shibden and moved to Brighouse.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. William
  2. Thomas
  3. son

Howorth, MrRef 430-1611
[1???-1???] Son of Mr Howorth.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. William
  2. daughter
  3. daughter

The 2 daughters were dressmakers in Bethel Street, Brighouse

Howorth, AbrahamRef 430-1508
[1773-1834] He was landlord of the Wheat Sheaf, Elland [1822-1834].

On 2nd January 1809, he married Catherine Hartley [1767-1847] at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Hartley

After Abraham's death, son Hartley took over at the Wheat Sheaf.

Members of the family were buried at Elland Parish Church

Howorth, AlbertRef 430-817
[1893-1915] Son of Crossley Howorth.

Born in Todmorden.

He was a weaver for Charles Crabtree Limited at Ferney Mill.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 9th Battalion Devonshire Regiment.

He died of wounds in No.11 General Hospital, Boulogne [14th October 1915] (aged 22).

He was buried at Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France [Grave Ref VIII C 48].

He is remembered on a memorial in St Michael's Church, Mytholmroyd, in the book Royd Regeneration, and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Howorth, CharlesRef 430-1502
[18??-19??] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Roll of Honour at Patmos Congregational Chapel, Todmorden

Howorth, CrossleyRef 430-3331
[18??-19??] Choirmaster at Knowlwood Primitive Methodist Chapel [1892-1912]

Howorth, CrossleyRef 430-829
[18??-19??] He married Grace.

Children:

  1. Albert

The family lived at 5 Stones Terrace, Walsden.

Howorth, GeorgeRef 430-6330
[1815-1868] Of Brighouse.

He married Elizabeth [1806-1882].

Children:

  1. Ellen Armytage [1835-1863]
  2. Elizabeth [1842-1847]

Members of the family were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Howorth, HannahRef 430-860
[1747-18??] Of Halifax.

She married Benjamin Dickenson

Howorth, HarryRef 430-759
[1894-1918] Born in Todmorden.

He was a member of Bethel Sunday School, Lineholme / a weaver at Canteen Mill, Todmorden.

During World War I, he enlisted [March 1916], and served as a Private with the 10th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment.

He was killed in action [27th March 1918].

He was buried at Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No.1, France [Grave Ref V A 55].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Howorth, HartleyRef 430-1509
[1809-1850] Son of Abraham Howorth.

He took over from his father as landlord of the Wheat Sheaf, Elland [1834-1850].

On 30th October 1834, he married Ann Hudson [1810-1876] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Mary Ann [1840-1918] who married George Woffenden
  2. William Abraham [1845-1897] who was a woollen weaver [1871]

Hartley died in 1850.

Members of the family were buried at Elland Parish Church.

After his death, Ann took over at the Wheat Sheaf [1850-1854].

Ann married Eli Etherington.

Eli took over at the Wheat Sheaf [1854-1877]

Howorth, HenryRef 430-1064
[1796-18??] He was a worsted weaver [1841].

Around 1816, he married Margaret [1796-18??].

Children:

  1. Thomas [b 1816] who was a woolcomber [1841]
  2. Sampson

The family lived at Upper Royd Hirst, Warley [1841]

Howorth, HerbertRef 430-1505
[18??-19??] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Roll of Honour at Patmos Congregational Chapel, Todmorden

Howorth, JohnRef 430-669
[18??-19??] DCM, MM.

During World War I, he served as a Sergeant with the Northumberland Fusiliers

Howorth, JosephRef 430-3358
[1775-1841] Of Brighouse.

Born in Elland.

He was a weaver [1800].

On 23rd February 1800, he married Ann Earnshaw [1778-1857] in Hartshead.


Ann was born in Clifton
 

Children:

  1. Sarah [1800-1846] who never married
  2. William [1802-1843]
  3. George [b 1805]
  4. Eliza [1807-1856]
  5. Thomas [1811-1884]

Joseph died in Brighouse [17th August 1841].

Ann died in Brighouse [5th December 1857].

The couple & other members of the family () were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Howorth, Kenneth RobertRef 430-863
[1932-1981] GM.

Born in Littleborough [28th September 1932].

He was with the Royal Army Ordnance Corps in Austria, Japan, Libya, & Hong Kong / an explosives officer with the Metropolitan Police in London [from 1973].

He married Annie Brook [1936-2003] in Todmorden.


Annie was born 10th June 1936
 

Children:

  1. Steven
  2. Susan

Kenneth Robert was killed instantly whilst attempting to defuse a bomb which the Provisional IRA had placed in a Wimpy Bar in Oxford Street, London [26th October 1981].

He was posthumously awarded the George Medal [1983].

Annie died 24th November 2003.

The couple were buried at St Peter's Church, Walsden

Howorth, MaryRef 430-1119
[1830-1862] Of Gauxholme.

She and her sister, Betty, worked at Halliwell's mill at Dulesgate, Todmorden, but the mill had been closed and by September 1862, they had been unemployed for 15 weeks without any subsistence. She had applied to the relieving officer several times, but he said that he was unable to do anything for her until Wednesday 17th September 1862. Mary died of starvation on the Wednesday. On a nearby bed, lay her aged and emaciated father who had laid there for a month.

Based on post mortem evidence given by Dr Charles Sutcliffe, the jury at the inquest decided that

the deceased died from congestion of the lungs and not of starvation

The death reflected on the local Relieving Officer and became a cause célèbre in the local and national press

Howorth, Rev ThomasRef 430-581
[17??-1830] Son of Mr Howorth. He became a clergyman in Idle, Bradford

Howorth, Thomas WilliamRef 430-766
[1923-1943] Son of Beatrice & Willie Howorth of Rochdale.

He was educated at Roomfield Council School, Todmorden.

He lived at 10 Hall Street, Todmorden.

During World War II, he enlisted [1942], and served as a Gunner with the 64th Anti-Tank Regiment (The Queen's Own Royal Glasgow Yeomanry)  Royal Artillery.

He was killed in action [23rd October 1943] (aged 20).

He was buried at Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy [Grave Ref XV C 11].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Howorth, WilfredRef 430-770
[1913-1943] He worked for the Cinderhill Spinning Company.

He married Annie.

They lived at 3 Lewis Place, Todmorden.

During World War II, he served as a Gunner with the Royal Artillery.

He was a POW in the Japanese Malai Camp.

He died 26th September 1943 (aged 30).

He was buried at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Howorth, WilliamRef 430-H591
[1803-1843] Or Howarth.

Son of Mr Howorth.

Brighouse-born poet.

He lived with his sisters in Bethel Street, Brighouse.

He wrote 2 volumes of poetry: The Cry of the Poor [1837], and The Redeemer [1840].

He died 14th July 1843 [aged 40].

There is a memorial to him in St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Some sources call him William Hogarth

Howorth, Rev WilliamRef 430-583
[17??-18??] Of Brighouse.

Son of Mr Howorth. He became a clergyman in Ipswich

Howorth, William HenryRef 430-484
[1845-1929] Born in Halifax [26th August 1845].

Architect who did much work in Cleckheaton.

He designed Hartshead Wesleyan Chapel 1890s.

He was a member of the Loyal Georgeans [1870-1893].

A William H. Howorth died in North Bierley [Q2 1929] (aged 83) 

 

 

Howorth surnameRef 430-1
A variant of the surname Haworth

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