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The entries for people & families with the surname Jowett are gathered together in this SideTrack.

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Jowett, Miss
[18??-18??] In 1865, she took the lease on Warley Grammar School following Miss McKay

Jowett, Alfred Henry
[1880-1920] Born in Elland.

He was a teamer (general carrier) [1911].

On 30th June 1907, he married Mary Hannah Whiteley [1880-1967] at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. John Leslie [b 1909]

The family lived at

  • 5 Northgate, Elland [1911]
  • 3 Northgate, Elland [1920]

Living with them [in 1911] was Arthur Brook [b 1879] (a teamer railway company) 

During World War I, Alfred Henry served as a Driver with the Royal Army Service Corps.

He died 20th December 1920 (aged 40).

He was buried at Elland Cemetery [C 555].

Mary Hannah and her sister Alice Whiteley are remembered on a stone at the foot of Alfred Henry's grave

Jowett, Ann
[1786-1865] Or Jowitt. Daughter of Joseph J. Jowitt, a Leeds woolstapler, and Grace Firth, of the Firth family of Rastrick.

She married Joseph Fryer

Jowett, Arnold
[1896-1916] Son of George Jowett.

Born in Elland.

He was educated as an artist at Huddersfield Technical School / a clerk [1915] / employed by Robert Dempster & Sons Limited.

During World War I, he enlisted in Elland [5th December 1915], and served as a Private with the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was mobilised [25th January 1916] and was held in reserve until 18th May 1916 when he embarked from Folkestone. He joined the 9th Battalion in the field [27th May 1916].

He was killed by a shell [6th November 1916].

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [2nd December 1916].

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [Grave Ref 6A & 6B], on Elland War Memorial, on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Elland, and on the Memorial at Rosemount Iron Works, Elland

Jowett, Bernard
[1896-1916] Son of John William Jowett.

He was a pony driver (colliery) [1911].

During World War I, he enlisted when War broke out, and served as a Private with the 8th Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment.

He was killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme [1st July 1916] (aged 20).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [12th August 1916].

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [Grave Ref 14A & 14B]

Jowett, Edwin
[18??-19??] Of Bradford.

On 24/9/1902, he married Alice Martha Louisa, daughter of Joshua Hall at St Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe

Jowett, Fred
[1875-19??] Born in Illingworth.

He was delver of Slack Field, Ovenden [1895] / a labourer with William Woodhead & Company, New Bank, Halifax [1896] / a retired engineer's labourer [1901] / formerly blacksmith labourer [1911].

In 1895, he married Elizabeth Sharpe [1869-1???] in Halifax.


Elizabeth, of Laurel Bank, Ovenden, was the daughter of late carter John Sharp
 

Children:

  1. Elsie [b 1896] who was a worsted spinner [1901]
  2. Sarah Ann [b 1904]

The family lived at

  • Holdsworth, Holmfield [1897]
  • 5 Laurel Bank, Holdsworth, Halifax [1901, 1901]

On 19th February 1897, he was working at William Woodhead & Company, New Bank, Halifax – where he had worked for 5 months – when he became caught in shafting and both his hands were wrenched off.

Over 12,000 public subscriptions were collected to support the family, and Woodhead's and Woodhead's workers gave generously. They collected enough to provide him with 1 guinea week for life.

A few months later, the fund provided him with artificial arms

Jowett, George
[1843-1???] Born in Youlgreave, Derbyshire.

He was landlord of the New Inn, Sowerby Bridge [1891, 1894].

He married Caroline [1850-1???].


Caroline was born in Elland
 

Children:

  1. Charles Harry [b 1886]

Jowett, George
[1869-1937] Born in Halifax

He was a hairdresser [1895] with his own hairdressing shop at 28 Northgate, Elland.

In 1895, he married (1) Harriet Burgin [1871-1919] in Halifax.


Harriet was born in Wombwell
 

Children:

  1. Arnold
  2. Margaret Irene [1909-1978] who never married

Harriet died at Northgate, Elland in 1919.

In 27th July 1920, he married (2) Elizabeth Gedney [1888-1970].


Elizabeth was born in Barnsley
 

Children:

  1. Dorothy [1921-1962]
  2. Winifred [b 1924]

Jowett, Rev George Thomas
[18??-19??] MA.

He was educated at Queens College Oxford / head master at Grace Ramsden's Endowed School / ordained at Ripon [24th September 1882]. before becoming Perpetual Curate of St John the Evangelist, West Vale [3rd August 1886], Vicar of St James's Church, Halifax [1892], Vicar of Coley [1901-1926], and Visiting Master at Hipperholme Grammar School.

In 1917, he was an executor of John Graham Wheelwright

Jowett, Harry
[1898-1917] Son of Thomas Henry Jowett.

He was a member of St Hilda's Church, Halifax / an apprentice baker [1911] / apprenticed to Mr Eastwood, baker and confectioner in King Cross / a Territorial.

He lived at 21 Alabama Street, Halifax.

He was engaged to Miss Mabel Atkinson of 25 Knight Street, King Cross, Halifax.

During World War I, he was called-up [August 1914], and served as a Sergeant with B Battery 312th Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He went to France [5th January 1917].

He died in Courcelles hospital in France, after being hit by shrapnel while tending the wounded [4th April 1917].

He was buried at London Cemetery, Neuville-Vitasse, France [I C 1]

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Jowett, Herbert Lancaster
[1881-19??] Son of Samuel Jowett.

Born in Brighouse.

In [Q2] 1905, he married (1) Ada Barber Beeton in Halifax.


Ada was the daughter of Oliver Beeton
 

Children:

  1. Ada Beeton [b 1906] who died in infancy

Ada died [2nd January 1906], the day after giving birth to her daughter.

In [Q1] 1909, Herbert married (2) Hilda Sugden [1888-19??] in Halifax


Hilda was the daughter of Henry Sugden, carpet weaver
 

Children:

  1. Samuel Henry [b 1910]

Members of the family were buried at Brighouse Cemetery

Jowett, Isaac
[1???-1854] In July 1854, Thomas Brook Peel was charged with the manslaughter of Jowett.

On 12th April 1854, Peel was ill-treating a female with whom he was drinking at the King of Prussia public house in Halifax. Both parties were the worse for liquor.

Jowett intervened, Peel struck him with a single violent blow under the left ear, and he died before medical assistance could be called.

At the Trial Peel was found Guilty, but recommended to mercy, and imprisoned for 14 days

Jowett, Isaac
[1773-1845] He married Judy Barraclough in 1833

Jowett, James
[1792-18??] He served with the 2nd Battalion 84th Foot York & Lancaster Regiment in the Peninsular War

Jowett, John
[17??-18??] In 1807, he married Nancy Sharp at Coley Church.

Children:

  1. Dinah [1815-1894] who married Charles Clark

Jowett, John
[18??-18??] Around 1862, a group who had left the Methodists on account of doctrinal differences, began to worship at his house in Sowerby Bridge. In 1863, they used a barn at Pickwood Scar which had been offered by Mr Standeven. On 25th March 1864, 10 members of the group of 11 were baptised and they established a Baptist church. In October 1864, they opened Norland Baptist Church

Jowett, John
[1813-1895] Of Southowram.

He married Sarah [1813-1907].

Children:

  1. Mary Anna [1857-1858]

Members of the family were buried at Mount Zion Chapel, Lightcliffe

Jowett, Dr John Henry
[1864-1923] MA.

Born in Halifax.

He was educated at Hipperholme Grammar School.

Rev Dr Enoch Mellor of the Square Congregational Church, Halifax taught him public speaking. He was going to work as a solicitor's clerk in Halifax, but he at the age of 18 he began theological training at Airedale College. A Brown scholarship enabled him to go to Edinburgh. He also trained at Mansfield College Oxford, and subsequently served in Newcastle [1889] and Birmingham [1895].

In [Q2] 1890, he married Lizzie Ann Winpenny in Teesdale.


Lizzie Ann was the daughter of Francis Winpenny of Barnard Castle
 

Children:

  1. A. daughter

In 1909, he went to America to address a Conference. He preached at the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York and was invited to become their pastor. After several repeat invitations – and a petition with around 1,500 signatures from his church in England asking him to return home – he took the American post in 1911. His sermons were very popular.

In 1917, he returned to England to become Minister at Westminster Chapel, London.

In 1922, he gave up preaching because of ill health

Arthur Porritt's wrote a biography entitled John Henry Jowett.

Jowett, John Marshall
[1816-1898] Of Leeds.

Son of Samuel Jowett.

He married Mary Stevens [1810-1886].

Children:

  1. William H [b 1836]
  2. Mary Jane [b 1841]
  3. John Samuel
  4. Sarah Proctor [b 1845]
  5. Joshua [b 1847]
  6. Edwin Armstrong [b 1849]
  7. Eva [b 1853] who married Arthur Oldfield

He was a follower of Joanna Southcott

Jowett, John Samuel
[1843-1930] Son of John Marshall Jowett.

Born in Leeds.

Of Bradford and Brighouse.

He was a printer, stationer and publisher at Commercial Street, Brighouse [1874].

He published Jowett's Railway Guide and Monthly Diary, the Brighouse News, the Brighouse News Time Table And Advertiser, and the Buzzer and several books, including Horsfall Turner's editions of Independency at Brighouse and The Northowram Nonconformist Register.

His sister Eva married Arthur Oldfield

He married Mary Stevens [1810-1886].

Children:

  1. stillborn twins
  2. Mary
  3. Amy [b 1872]
  4. Ellen [b 1874]
  5. Elvina [b 1875]
  6. Edwin [b 1876]
  7. William [b 1877]
  8. John [b 1878]
  9. Frank [b 1881]
  10. Elizabeth [b 1883]
  11. Annie [b 1885]
  12. Florence [b 1888]

Jowett, John William
[1870-19??] Born in Norland.

He was a railway engine stoker [1901] / a tripe dresser [1911]

In 1895, he married Priscilla Amelia Hitchen [1871-19??] in Halifax.


Priscilla was born in Sowerby Bridge
 

Children:

  1. Bernard

The family lived at

  • Sowerby New Road, Sowerby Bridge
  • 6 Sowerby Croft Road, Sowerby Bridge [1901]
  • 60 Carlisle Street, Mexborough [1911]
  • 31 York Street, Mexborough [1916]

Jowett, Jonathan
[1???-18??] He married Martha [1801-1877]

Children:

  1. Mary [d 1864]

Members of the family were buried at Bethel Methodist Chapel, Shelf

Jowett, Joseph
[1800-1881] Born in Lightcliffe.

Landlord of the Martin's Nest, Brighouse [1840, 1851]

He married Ann [1811-1853].

Children:

  1. Jane [b 1824]
  2. Elizabeth [b 1829]
  3. Martha [1830-1896]
  4. Adaline [1833-1888] who never married

The family lived at Thornhill Briggs, Brighouse [1881].

Ann died [Q3 1853].

Joseph died [29th October 1881].

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £12 2/6d.

The will was proved by daughter Adaline.

Members of the family were buried at Saint Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe: Ann [5th August 1853]; Joseph [2nd November 1881]; Adaline [3rd March 1888]; Martha [3rd October 1896]

Jowett, Mary
[1870-1953] Daughter of John Samuel Jowett.

Born in Brighouse.

She married Arthur Butterfield Brook

Jowett, Sam
[1861-1912] Born in Halifax.

He was a house painter [1891, 1901, 1911].

In [Q4] 1881, he married Margaret Canfield [1859-1???] in Halifax.


Margaret was born in Richmond, Yorkshire
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1882] who was a worsted spinner [1901]
  2. Herbert [b 1886] who was an apprentice joiner [1901]
  3. Ada [b 1888] who was a silk spinner [1901], a worsted rover [1911]
  4. Thornton

The family lived at

  • 12 Bentley Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 14 All Souls Terrace, Halifax [1901]
  • 10 Charlestown Road, Halifax [1911, 1912]

Sam died in the Royal Halifax Infirmary [11th January 1912].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £137.

Probate was granted to his widow Margaret

Jowett, Samuel
[1785-1875] Son of William Jowett.

Born in Northowram.

He went to live in Leeds [1841].

He married Mary [1785-1853].

Children:

  1. Mercy Joanna [1814-1870]
  2. John Marshall
  3. Mary [b 1821]
  4. Joshua [b 1826]
  5. Martha Eliza [b 1827]
  6. Emily [b 1828]

He was a follower of Joanna Southcott

Jowett, Samuel
[18??-19??]

In [Q2] 1911, he married Blanche Priestley in Halifax.


Blanche was the daughter of
Sam Priestley
 

Jowett, Samuel
[1857-1???] Born in Mirfield.

He was a contractor's assistant [1891].

In [Q3] 1880, he married Elizabeth Lancaster [1857-1???] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Rastrick
 

Children:

  1. Herbert Lancaster
  2. Nellie V. [b 1882]
  3. Walter B. [b 1883]
  4. Laura L. [b 1885]
  5. Samuel [b 1891]

The family lived at Haigh Street, Hipperholme [1891]

Jowett, Sydney
[18??-1???] Wool and waste dealer at Hay's Mill, Mixenden [1881]

Jowett, Thomas
[1783-18??] Born in Sharburn, Lincolnshire.

He was farm labourer [1861]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Sarah [b 1830] who was a wool picker [1861], a worsted picker [1871]

The family lived at

  • Old Long Ley, Norland [1861]
  • Pond, Sowerby [1871]

Living with the widowed Thomas [in 1861] was granddaughter – the illegitimate daughter of SarahRuth Jowitt [b Halifax 1850] (wool picker).

Thomas does not appear on the 1871 census.

In 1872, Ruth married John Albert Holroyd.

In [Q3] 1873, Sarah married William Stokes in Halifax

Jowett, Thomas Henry
[1849-1???] Born in Halifax.

He was a model maker [1891] / a pattern maker [1901].

In 1887, he married Amelia Ambler [1862-19??] in Halifax.


Amelia was born in Elsecar, Yorkshire
 

Children:

  1. Horace [b 1890]
  2. Fred [b 1892] who was a stepson boot repairer [1911]
  3. Harry

The family lived at 24 Shaw Street, Skircoat [1891, 1901]

Living with them [in 1891] was stepson William Thomas Spence [b Bradford 1884] who was a wool warehouseman [1901].

Thomas Henry died [Q3 1901] (aged 53).

In 1906, Amelia married James Leaver in Halifax

Jowett, Thomas Lister
[1899-1918] Son of Emily & Samuel Jowett of Tenterfield, Northowram.

Born in Bradford.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 9th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He died 26th August 1918 (aged 18).

He was buried at A. I. F. Burial Ground, Flers, France [IX J 2]

Jowett, Thornton
[1889-1916] Son of Sam Jowett.

He was educated at Akroyd Place School, Halifax Higher Board School, Heath Grammar School, & Halifax Technical High School / an evening school continuation teacher at Lee Mount Evening School / a book keeper for cotton spinners & doublers [1911] / employed by John Crabtree & Sons.

During World War I, he enlisted [February 1916], and served as a Private with the 9th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He was killed in action [3rd November 1916].

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [10B, 11B & 12B] Jowett, Harry: [1898-1917] Son of Thomas Henry Jowett.

He was a member of St Hilda's Church, Halifax / an apprentice baker [1911] / apprenticed to Mr Eastwood, baker and confectioner in King Cross / a Territorial.

He lived at 21 Alabama Street, Halifax.

He was engaged to Miss Mabel Atkinson of 25 Knight Street, King Cross, Halifax.

During World War I, he was called-up [August 1914], and served as a Sergeant with B Battery 312th Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He went to France [5th January 1917].

He died in Courcelles hospital in France, after being hit by shrapnel while tending the wounded [4th April 1917].

He was buried at London Cemetery, Neuville-Vitasse, France [I C 1], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Saint Hilda's Church, Halifax, and on the Memorial at Heath Grammar School

Jowett, William
[18??-1???] Son of William Jowett, gardener.

He was an agricultural gardener [1853].

In [Q4] 1853, he married Isabella Marchant in Huddersfield.


Isabella was the daughter of
John Marchant
 

Children:

  1. John William [b 1854]

Isabella died in childbirth in the Wirral, Cheshire [24th August 1854] (aged 19).

Infant son John William Jowett died 8th September 1854 (aged 1 month).

They were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3303]

Jowett, William
[1822-1???] His father's name is not recorded on the marriage documents.

He was a machine tenter of Northowram [1875]

He married (1) Unknown.

On 16th October 1875, he married (2) Hannah [1826-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Hannah of Ovenden, was the daughter of Joseph Cawthra, miner, and widow of Mr Town
 

Jowett, Wilson
[1886-1917] Son of Hannah & John Jowett of School House, Illingworth.

They then moved to Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

Wilson was born in Illingworth.

He was a member of the Illingworth Church Lads' Brigade.

During World War I, he volunteered at the outbreak of War, and served as a Lance Corporal with the 16th Battalion (C. L. B.)  King's Royal Rifle Corps.

He died 27th September 1917 (aged 29).

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [115-119, 162A & 163A], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Illingworth

 

Jowett surname
There are over 30 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Jowett, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Jowett:


Marriages 1878, 1886, 1899, 1909; Deaths 1835, 1900, 1907
 



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