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Rothwell, MrRef 397-7231
[18??-1???] He married Sarah [1845-19??] from Wigan, Lancashire.

Children:

  1. Annie [b 1877]
  2. James Herbert [b 1882] who was a town clerk & solicitor [1911]

The family lived at The Mount, Lightcliffe [1911]

Rothwell, CaptainRef 397-881
[18??-18??] Son of William Rothwell.

He was Chairman of the Halifax Joint Stock Banking Company until December 1882

Rothwell, Albert KenyonRef 397-719
[1883-1961] Son of David Rothwell.

He was a hoist tenter (worsted) [1901] / a road sweeper with District Council [1911] / landlord of the Brown Cow, Elland [1925-1929]

Rothwell, Charles EdmundRef 397-1172
[1874-1956] Born in Stainland.

He was professor of music [1901] / a music teacher [1911] / organist and choirmaster at Holywell Green Congregational Church / a laundry proprietor [1935].

He conducted the choirs and bands at Stainland Musical Festival. He sang as a soprano at the first Festival.

In [Q3] 1896, he married Sarah Hannah Fawthrop in Halifax.


Sarah Hannah was the daughter of Henry Fawthrop
 

Children:

  1. Charles Eric [1903-1986] who was a company director [1956]

The family lived at

Sarah Hannah died 20th December 1935.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £4,334 17/1d. Probate was granted to her husband Charles Edmund.

Charles Edmund died 27th February 1956.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £9,119 10/4d. Probate was granted to his son Charles Eric and Edmund Schofield (solicitor) 

Rothwell, Clifford HoltRef 397-557
[1894-1917] Son of Nathan Rothwell.

He was a member of Foster Lane Wesleyan Chapel & School / a student of University College, Reading [1913-1915] / a teacher at Goldthorpe School, Rotherham.

During World War I, he enlisted [May 1916], and served as a Gunner with C Battery 83rd Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He died 10th August 1917 (aged 23).

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 5 & 9], and on the Memorial at Hebden Bridge United District Secondary School.

His brother Gerald also died in the War

Rothwell, DavidRef 397-710
[1857-1925] Born in America.

He was a cloth fuller [1881] / a cloth miller [1891] / a piece dryer [1901] / innkeeper at the Brown Cow, Elland [1905-1925].

On 9th February 1879, he married Mary Kenyon [1857-1916] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary was born in Holmfirth
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [1880-1914] who was a worsted twister [1901] & married Harry Bradley
  2. Albert Kenyon
  3. child who died young [before 1911]
  4. child who died young [before 1911]

The family lived at Clough Head, Stainland with Old Lindley [1881, 1891, 1901].

Living with them [in 1911] were sister-in-law Sarah Kenyon [b  1850], and granddaughter Winifred Mabel Bradley [b 1908].

After the death of daughter Sarah Ann [1914] and her husband Harry Bradley, David was appointed guardian of their daughter Winifred Mabel.

David died in 1925.

After his death, son Albert took over at the Brown Cow [1925-1929]

Rothwell, EliRef 397-1571
[18??-18??] Of Halifax.

In June 1849, an Eli Rothwell was fined £1 for an assault upon George Stocks.

The Halifax Guardian of 2nd June 1849 reported the incident


Ely Rothwell of Halifax, was charged with assaulting George Stocks of Laver Hill, Farmer, on Sunday morning in a most unprovoked manner, throttling him in such a manner as to bring blood. He did not know the man but watched him and others trail hunting (on Sunday morning) until he got his son to identify him. In defence, Rothwell admitted the assault, and called a witness named Wilson to prove that Stocks had challenged him to fight. Stocks had no witness of the assault, but his son proved that Rothwell had admitted to "Only just taking him by the throat". He had £1 to pay; which he instantly "forked out" in a most imprudent manner
 

On 5th June 1849, an Eli Rothwell was fined £3 for an assault upon William Buckley, a game watcher at Scar Wood, Halifax

Rothwell, EliRef 397-914
[18??-19??] Partner in Rothwell Brothers

Rothwell, EliRef 397-441
[1815-1867] Beerhouse keeper of Halifax.


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

 

Recorded in November 1867 in the DEATHS column of the press

Rothwell, EliRef 397-154
[1829-1893] Son of Ely Rothwell.

Born in Stainland.

He was a paper maker [1851, 1861, 1871, 1881].

In [Q3] 1849, he married Hannah Hirst [1827-1???] in Halifax.


Hannah was born in Barkisland
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1850] who was a part-timer / cotton mill hand [1861]
  2. Joseph [b 1852] who was a part-timer / cotton mill hand [1861], a paper maker [1871, 1881]
  3. Eliza [b 1854] who was a part-timer / cotton mill hand [1861], & married Mr Cookson; had a daughter Annie R. [b 1892], and was widowed by 1901
  4. Elizabeth [b 1856] who was a part-timer / cotton mill hand [1861], a cotton reeler [1871, 1881]
  5. James Arthur
  6. Ben [b 1867] who was a paper labourer [1891]
  7. Alice Annie [b 1872] who was a paper finisher [1891]
  8. Clara [b 1875] who was a worsted weaver [1911]

The children were born in Barkisland.

The family lived at

  • Pitt Hill, Barkisland [1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901]
  • 5 Crossfield, Stainland [1911]

Eli died in Halifax [Q2 1893] (aged 64) 

Rothwell, ElyRef 397-172
[1786-18??] He was a paper maker [1841].

Around 1821, he married Rebecca [1791-18??].

Children:

  1. Martha [b 1821]
  2. Joseph [b 1819] who was a wool carder [1841]
  3. Hannah [b 1826]
  4. Thomas [b 1826]
  5. Eli
  6. Rebecca [b 1830]
  7. Edward [b 1839]
  8. Sarah [b 1840]

The family lived at Barkisland [1841]

Rothwell, Ernest CrossleyRef 397-2
[1875-1950] Son of James Walker Rothwell.

Born in Stainland.

He was an office boy [1891] / a clerk (cotton mill) [1901] / a manager (cotton doubling) [1911].

In [Q2] 1903, he married Martha Collins [1875-1967] in Halifax.


Martha was born in Stainland, the daughter of John Collins
 

The family lived at Oak Terrace, Stainland [1911].

Ernest Crossley died 24th August 1950 (aged 75).

Martha died 18th October 1967 (aged 92).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with Martha's siblings: Alice Collins [1866-29th June 1926] & Eliza Collins [1870-2nd June 1934]

Rothwell, GamalielRef 397-1557
[17??-18??] He was a stuff and woollen printer / a partner in Rothwell & Oates [1887].

He was at Church Lane, Halifax [1822].

On 9th July 1794, he married Mary Kell at St Peter's Church, Huddersfield.

Children:

  1. George
  2. Amelia [1809-1882] who married Samuel Rhodes

Newspaper accounts of Samuel and Amelia's wedding said that


Amelia was the daughter of G. Rothwell and a direct descendant of Lord Chancellor Hyde whose sister married King James II
 

Rothwell, GeorgeRef 397-169
[1804-1879] Son of Gamaliel Rothwell.

He was a stuff printer [1822, 1841, 1851].

He married Mary Ann [1805-1868].


Mary Ann was born in Southowram
 

Children:

  1. Ann [b 1825]
  2. Gamaliel [b 1828]
  3. Elizabeth [b 1832] who was a milliner [1851]
  4. William Henry
  5. Mary [b 1838]

The family lived at

  • Shaw Hill, Halifax [1841]
  • 9 St John Street, Halifax [1851]

Mary Ann died 21st November 1868 (aged 63).

George died 5th April 1879 (aged 75).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 803]: Mary Ann [25th November 1868]; George [10th April 1879]

Rothwell, Gerald HoltRef 397-288
[1892-1916] Son of Nathan Rothwell.

Born in Radcliffe, near Bury.

His family moved to Hebden Bridge around 1900.

He was a member of Foster Lane Wesleyan Chapel & School / a member of Salem Wesleyan Chapel, Hebden Bridge / educated at Hebden Bridge Central Elementary School, and Heath Grammar School / a student at teaching college [1911] / a student at Reading University College / a member of the College Officer's Training Corps / a teacher at Mytholmroyd Council School / a teacher at Worsborough Dale, Barnsley / headmaster at Stubbings Evening School / a student of agriculture at Garforth and at Leeds University / a member of Caldene Hockey Club / a member of Hebden Bridge Liberal Club.

During World War I, he enlisted [January 1915], and served as a Rifleman / Lance Corporal with the 8th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps.

He was killed in action [15th September 1916] (aged 24).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [30th September 1916].

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [Grave Ref 13A & 13B].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Heath Grammar School, and on the Memorial at Hebden Bridge Methodist Church.

His brother Clifford also died in the War

Rothwell, J. H.Ref 397-1390
[18??-19??] From Burnley.

On 12th January 1910, he succeeded James Parkinson as Town Clerk of Brighouse

Rothwell, James ArthurRef 397-132
[1865-1934] Son of Eli Rothwell.

He was a paper picker [1881] / a paper maker [1901] / a press paper finisher (out of work) [1911] / President of Stainland Mechanics' Institute [1917].

In [Q2] 1907, he married (1) Elizabeth Ann Edwards in Halifax.


Elizabeth Ann was the daughter of James Edwards
 

Elizabeth Ann died 15th August 1916 (aged 51).

In [Q3] 1918, he married (2) Mary Whiteley [1870-1936] in Halifax.

James died 9th May 1934 (aged 69).

Mary died 26th November 1936 (aged 66).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with Elizabeth Ann's mother

Rothwell, James WalkerRef 397-177
[1849-1937] Son of Thomas Rothwell.

Born in Barkisland.

He was a part-timer / cotton mill  hand [1861] / a spinner [1871] / a clerk cotton spinner [1881] / a cotton doubler & merchant [1891] / a cotton doubler [1901, 1911].

In [Q3] 1871, he married Ellen Sheard [1848-1917] in Halifax.


Ellen was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Edith Annie [1873-28th January 1948] who was a milliner & draper [1891], a milliner [1901]
  2. Ernest Crossley
  3. Amy who died 2nd December 1879 (aged 2 years & 6 months) 
  4. Harold [b 1883] who was a warehouseman (cotton mill) [1901]
  5. Sarah E. [b 1885]

The family lived at

  • Cross Field, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1881]
  • Oak Terrace, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1891, 1901]
  • Glen View, Stainland [1911]

James died 29th January 1937 (aged 88).

Ellen died 1st November 1917 (aged 69).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Rothwell, JohnRef 397-492
[17??-18??] Built Summerville House, Halifax

Rothwell, JohnRef 397-3
[1845-1921] Son of Thomas Rothwell.

Born in Barkisland.

He was a cotton turner [1861] / a warper [1871] / a cotton spinner employing 17 hands [1881] / a cotton doubler [1891, 1901] / a cotton doubler & warp manufacturer [1911].

He married (1) Ann Sarah [1844-1902].


Ann Sarah was born in Barkisland
 

They had no children.

Ann Sarah died 24th March 1902 (aged 58).

In [Q4] 1902, he married (2) Mary Ann Parkinson [1863-1932] in Halifax.

The family lived at

  • Spring Terrace, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1871]
  • Cross Field, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1881, 1891, 1901]
  • 2 Cross Field, Stainland [1911]

John died 26th July 1921 (aged 76).

Mary Ann died 13th November 1932 (aged 69).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Rothwell, John ThomasRef 397-184
[1888-1917] Son of Ellen & William Rothwell.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was reported missing and assumed to have died 3rd May 1917 (aged 29).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France, and on the Memorial at Blackley Particular Baptist Church

Rothwell, MarianRef 397-561
[1809-1883] Or Marianne, Marion. Daughter of William Rothwell of Summerville, Halifax.

She married Cyril Prescott.

See Prescott fountain

Rothwell, NathanRef 397-280
[1847-1917] Born in Tottington, Lancashire.

He was a coal miner [1891, 1901] / a confectioner shopkeeper [1911].

In [Q1] 1873, he married Betty Holt [1854-1933] in Bury, Lancashire.


Betty was born in Elton, Lancashire.

She was a shopkeeper [1891]

 

Children:

  1. Sarah [b 1874] who was a weaver [1891]
  2. Mary [b 1876] who was a winder [1891], a fustian weaver [1901]
  3. James [b 1879] who was a labourer [1891], a stone mason [1901] – he may have died in World War I
  4. Elizabeth [b 1881] who was a fustian clothing machinist [1901]
  5. Lilian [b 1884] who was a fustian weaver [1901], a machinist fustian ready made clothing [1911]
  6. Rachel G [b 1887] who was a fustian clothing machinist [1901], a machinist fustian ready made clothing [1911]
  7. Mildred Ellen [b 1890] who was a fustian clothing machinist [1901]
  8. Gerald
  9. Clifford
  10. Gladys May [b 1897] who was a machinist fustian ready made clothing [1911]

The family lived at

  • 325 Ainsworth Road, Radcliffe, Bury [1891]
  • 13 Illingworth Villas, Hebden Bridge [1901]
  • 2 Hope Street, Hebden Bridge [1911]
  • The Moorlands, Wadsworth, Hebden Bridge [1916]

Nathan may have died in World War I

Sons Gerald & Clifford died in World War I

Rothwell, ThomasRef 397-174
[1826-1908] Son of Ely Rothwell.

Born in Stainland [27th May 1826].

He was a paper maker [1851, 1861, 1871, 1881] / a press paper manufacturer [1891] / a retired paper maker [1901].

He married Sarah [1824-1885].


Sarah was born in Barkisland [25th December 1824]
 

Children:

  1. John
  2. Ely [b 1847] who was a cotton turner [1861]
  3. James Walker
  4. William Crossley [b 1851] who was a twister [1871]
  5. Mary [b 1855] who was a woollen weaver [1871, 1881], & married (1) Harry Edwards & (2) Joseph Hellowell
  6. Elizabeth [b 1857] who was a piecer [1871]
  7. Rebecca [b 1864] who was a woollen weaver [1881] , & married Fred Normanton

The family lived at

  • New Mill, Barkisland [1851]
  • 2 Pitt Hill, Barkisland [1861]
  • Dog Lane, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1871, 1881]
  • Dam Side, Soyland [1891]

Living with them [in 1881] was granddaughter Annie Edwards [1878-1893].

Sarah died 3rd January 1885 (aged 61).

Living with the widowed Thomas [in 1891] were daughters Mary & Rebecca and their respective husbands & families.

In 1901, Thomas was living with his daughter Mary and her husband Joseph Hellowell

Thomas died 1st June 1908 (aged 82).

The couple were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with granddaughter Annie Edwards [1878-1893]

Rothwell, WilliamRef 397-562
[1771-1844] A well-to-do woolstapler.

He was the first chairman of the Halifax Joint Stock Banking Company.

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

On 22nd September 1808, he married Anne Hoyland in Halifax.

Children:

  1. a son
  2. Marian
  3. William [1811-1???]
  4. John [1814-1???]
  5. Eleanor [1815-1816]
  6. Emily Jane [1821-1826]

The family lived at Summerville House, Halifax [1841, 1845, 1851].

See Epitaph for William Hoyland

Rothwell, WilliamRef 397-1375
[1811-1882] Born in Halifax.

He became a Justice of the Peace for the West Riding.

He married Mary Eliza [1829-1903].

They lived at Bull Close, Halifax [1881].

See Dr John William Garlick

Rothwell, William HenryRef 397-855
[1834-1879] Son of George Rothwell.

He was an apprentice joiner [1851] / a tin plate worker employing 1 man [1871] / a broker [1879].

In [Q1] 1856, he married Sarah Ann Hitchen [1830-1862] in Halifax.


Sarah Ann was the daughter of Ruth & Joshua Hitchen
 

They lived at Daisy Hill, Dewsbury [1871].

Sarah Ann died 30th November 1862 (aged 32).

William Henry died 7th August 1879 (aged 45).

They were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 803]: Sarah Ann [5th December 1862]; William Henry [9th August 1879] with William Henry's parents

 

Rothwell surnameRef 397-1
There are over 20 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rothwell, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Rothwell:


Marriages 1808, 1907
 



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