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

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Arthur Southwell [1878-19??]
Bates Broadbent Southwell [1859-1915]
Charles Southwell [1858-19??]
David Southwell [1815-1???]
Ernest Southwell [1899-1918]
Fred Southwell [1867-1920]
Fred Southwell [1889-1918]
Fred Southwell [1891-1918]
Harold Barstow Southwell [1891-1915]
Henry Southwell [1864-1921]
Herbert Southwell [18??-19??]
Herbert Algington Southwell [1889-19??]
Hubert Coningsby Southwell [1904-1943]
James Southwell [1823-1886]
John Southwell [1781-18??]
John Southwell [1857-1913]
Mary Southwell [1838-1905]
Thomas Southwell [1858-19??]
Thomas Southwell [1862-19??]
Dr Thomas Southwell [1879-1962]
Dr Vincent Southwell [1883-1944]
William Southwell [18??-1888]
William Henry Southwell [1881-1951]
William Henry Southwell [1887-1917]
William Wilfred Southwell [1907-1942]
Willie Southwell [1897-1917]


Southwell, ArthurRef 386-881
[1878-19??] Born in Cornholme.

He was a cotton loomer [1911].

On 2nd June 1900, he married Ann Schofield [1875-19??] at Holme in Cliviger, Lancashire.


Ann was born in Holme in Cliviger, Lancashire
 

Children:

  1. Wilfred Locksley [b 1901]
  2. Hubert Coningsby
  3. Cecil Bertram [b 1906]
  4. Hannah May [b 1908]
  5. Ernest [b 1909]

The family lived at

  • 39 Burnley Road, Holme, Burnley [1911]
  • Cliviger

Southwell, Bates BroadbentRef 386-829
[1859-1915] Born in Norland.

He was an engineer [1911].

On 9th September 1878, he married Susan Holroyd [1859-1932] at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. child who died before 1911
  2. child who died before 1911
  3. child who died before 1911
  4. child who died before 1911
  5. Kenyon [1884-1966] who was a mechanic [1932]
  6. Mary Hannah [b 1883] who was a weaver (coating) [1911]
  7. Fred
  8. Ellen Louisa [b 1891] who was a dress maker [1911]
  9. Florence May [b 1895] who was a weaver (coating) [1911]
  10. Doris [b 1900] who married [1930] James Frederick Sutcliffe

The family lived at Spring Villa, Norland [1915, 1918].

Bates died 21st October 1915.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £210 1/-.

Probate was granted to his widow Susan.

Susan died 12th May 1932.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £286 0/10d.

Probate was granted to children Kenyon and Doris

Southwell, CharlesRef 386-1200
[1858-19??] Born in Lydgate, Todmorden.

He was a carder (cotton) [1891] / a cotton mill manager [1901].

In [Q2] 1881, he married Elizabeth Ann Holt [1859-1???] in Todmorden.


Elizabeth Ann was born in Rochdale
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1883] who was a warehouse clerk [1901]
  2. Vincent
  3. Evina [b 1886] who was a pupil teacher [1901]
  4. Ruth [b 1888]
  5. Charles [b 1900]

The family lived at

  • 13 Egerton Street, Heywood, Lancashire [1891]
  • Woodbine Cottage, Kent Street, Ramsbottom, Lancashire [1901]

Southwell, DavidRef 386-1442
[1815-1???] He was a hand loom weaver [1851] / a cotton weaver [1861].

He married Susan Shackleton [1815-1???].


Susan / Susy was the daughter of William Shackleton
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b Slade, Stansfield 4th April 1835]
  2. John [b Earlees, Stansfield 20th February 1837]
  3. William [b 1840]
  4. Sarah [b 1843]
  5. Betty [b 1846]
  6. Selina [b 1850]
  7. Eunice [b 1858]

The family lived at

  • Cotton Hall, Wadsworth [1841]
  • Commons, Wadsworth [1851]
  • Commercial Street, Thornton, Bradford [1861]

Southwell, ErnestRef 386-666
[1899-1918] Son of Fred Southwell.

Born in Cornholme.

He was with the Lincoln Regiment.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 6th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment.

He died of wounds [24th August 1918] (aged 19).

He was buried at Fienvillers British Cemetery, France [Grave Ref B 1].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Vale Baptist Church, Todmorden

Southwell, FredRef 386-844
[1867-1920] Born in Todmorden.

He was a cotton loom overlooker [1911].

In 1892, he married Martha Hannah Crabtree [1864-1934] in Todmorden.

Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. child who died young [before 1911]
  3. Bernard [b 1897] who was a cotton weaver [1911], a grocer [1934]
  4. Ernest

The family lived at

  • 5 Varley Buildings, Cornholme [1911]
  • 5 Brighton Street, Cornholme [1918, 1920]
  • 702 Burnley Road, Cornholme [1934]

Fred died 16th August 1920.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £246 12/-.

Administration was granted to his widow Martha Hannah

Martha Hannah died 10th November 1934.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £111 11/5d.

Probate was granted to son Bernard

Southwell, FredRef 386-762
[1889-1918] Son of Bates Broadbent Southwell.

Born in Norland.

He was a member of Norland Primitive Methodist Church / a draper's assistant [1911] / employed in the drapery department of Sowerby Bridge Co-operative Society Limited / a manager at Hanley, Staffordshire / a manager at Bletchley, Buckinghamshire.

He never married.

During World War I, he served as a Corporal with the 1st/6th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He was killed by machine gun fire [11th October 1918] (aged 29).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [16th November 1918]. Probate records show that he left effects valued at £150 7/7d.

His estate went to his mother.

He was buried at the Rieux Military Cemetery, France.

He is remembered on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, France, on Norland War Memorial, and on the family grave at Mount Zion Primitive Methodist Chapel, Norland

Southwell, FredRef 386-840
[1891-1918] Son of John Southwell.

Born in Wadsworth.

He was a cotton weaver [1911].

During World War I, he enlisted at Hebden Bridge, and served as a Private with the 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died of wounds [25th August 1918].

He was buried at Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval, France. [Grave Ref XIX G 8].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Hebden Bridge Association Football Club, on the Memorial at Birchcliffe Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge, and on the Memorial at Old Town Methodist Chapel, Wadsworth

Southwell, Harold BarstowRef 386-230
[1891-1915] Son of Henry Southwell.

Born in Todmorden.

He was a shop assistant [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/6th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He died of wounds at Gallipoli [14th August 1915] (aged 24).

He is remembered on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli [Grave Ref 58-72 / 218-219], and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Southwell, HenryRef 386-831
[1864-1921] Born in Todmorden.

He was an underclothing manufacturer [1911].

In [Q2] 1890, he married Ada Matilda Barstow [1868-1954] in Todmorden.


Ada was born in Elland.

She was a draper [1911]

 

Children:

  1. Harold
  2. Ruby [b 1893] who was a machinist (underclothing) [1915]
  3. Janet [b 1894] who was a machinist (underclothing) [1911]
  4. John [b 1897] who was a junior clerk (bobbin works) [1911]
  5. James [b 1898] who was a workhouse boy (cotton mill) [1911]
  6. Norman [b 1899] who was a cashier [1921]

The family lived at

Henry died 25th January 1921.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £5,924 5/10d.

Probate was granted to his widow Ada, son Norman and Tom Dawson (hardware merchant) 

Southwell, HerbertRef 386-1464
[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

Southwell, Herbert AlgingtonRef 386-141
[1889-19??] Son of Thomas Southwell.

Born in Sowerby [Q4 1889].

Baptised at St John the Divine, Thorpe.

He was injured – a fractured elbow and scalp wounds – in the Pye Nest Tram Disaster of 15th October 1907, and was detained at Halifax Infirmary.

He was a dyer [1911].

He lived at Mill House, Triangle [with his parents 1911].

In [Q3] 1915, he married Sarah Tetlaw in Halifax

Southwell, Hubert ConingsbyRef 386-696
[1904-1943] Son of Arthur Southwell.

During World War II, he served as a Craftsman with the 8th Army Workshop Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers.

He died 12th February 1943 (aged 39).

He was buried at the Tel el Kebir War Memorial Cemetery [4 O 9].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £91 14/2d.

Probate was granted to his mother Ann.

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Southwell, JamesRef 386-2
[1823-1886] Born in Norland.

He was a woollen weaver [1851] / a cart driver [1871] / a dyer's labourer [1881].

On 18th February 1844, he married Betty Broadbent at Halifax Parish Church.


Betty was born in Norland, the daughter of
David Broadbent
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [b 1845]
  2. William Henry [b 1848]
  3. Edward [b 1851]
  4. Sophia [b 1855] who was a worsted twister [1871]
  5. Elizabeth [b 1857] who was a worsted rover [1871]
  6. Bates Broadbent [b 1860] who was a worsted doffer [1871], a dyer's labourer [1881]; married Susan [b 1859] & had a daughter Betty Ellen [b 1880]

The family lived at

Southwell, JohnRef 386-911
[1781-18??] He was a labourer [1841] / on parish relief [1851].

He married Grace.

Children:

  1. Alice [bapt 10th May 1812]
  2. James [b 1821]
  3. Grace [b 1826]
  4. Joseph [b 1826]

The family lived at

  • Knowlwood, Todmorden [1841]
  • Butcher Hill, Todmorden [1851]

On Saturday 5th April 1845, the Leeds Mercury reported


DISTRESSING CASE.

Strayed from Knowlwood, near Todmorden on Tuesday, 4th March, ALICE SOUTHWELL, of weak intellect, daughter of John Southwell a poor labouring man of the same place.

The aforementioned Alice Southwell is of dark complexion, having her front hair cut close to her forehead, is about 32 years of age and of strong muscular form.

Had on when she left home a cotton night cap, brown stuff dress, white apron, light blue or milk and water coloured stockings, and pair of clogs on her feet.

She was last seen on the road leading to Littleborough and Rochdale about 3 miles above Todmorden having her flannel petticoat hanging on her arm.

It will be an act of humanity in anyone that may have seen or heard of a person answering to the above description, transmitting the information thereof to her distressed parent

 

Alice died in Gauxholme Workhouse [July 1858] (aged 46).

She was buried in Todmorden [4th July 1858]

Southwell, JohnRef 386-839
[1857-1913] Born in Wadsworth.

He was a cotton weaver [1911].

In 1882, he married Selina Ratcliffe [1861-1926].


Selina was born in Wadsworth
 

Children:

  1. Alice [b 1888] who was a fustian machinist [1911]
  2. Fred
  3. Edith [b 1894] who was a fustian machinist [1911]
  4. Willie [b 1898] who was a fustian presser [1911]
  5. Lillian [b 1902]

The family lived at

  • 17 Chapel Avenue, Hebden Bridge [1911]
  • 22 Lee View, Hebden Bridge [1918]

Living with them [in 1911] was boarder Maria Southwell [b 1855] (cotton weaver) 

Southwell, MaryRef 386-3466
[1838-1905] Daughter of weaver William Southwell.

Born in Northowram (or Heptonstall).

In 1859, she married (1) Nicholas Taylor. They had 2 children: Arthur and John Andrew Taylor.

Mary was a worsted dyer [1861].

Nicholas died in 1865.

In 1869, she married (2) the widower Robert Hirst and took on his two sons. Robert died in 1870.

Mary was a worsted weaver [1871]

In 1874, she married (3) the widower William Mann and took on his 6 children

Southwell, ThomasRef 386-862
[1858-19??] Born in Todmorden.

He was a farm labourer [1911].

In [Q1] 1883, he married Selena Lowcock [1862-1916] in Todmorden.


Selena was born in Burnley
 

Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. child who died young [before 1911]
  3. child who died young [before 1911]
  4. Mary Hannah [b 1884] who was a cotton weaver [1911]
  5. William Henry
  6. Ann [b 1891] who was a cotton weaver [1911]
  7. Sam [b 1900] who was a labourer [1911]
  8. child

The family lived at 3 Springwood Terrace, Cornholme. [1911]

Southwell, ThomasRef 386-150
[1862-19??] Born in Sowerby.

He was a joiner [1889, 1891, 1901] / a joiner (estate) [1911].

In 1885, he married (1) Emma Charlton [1864-1901] in Guisborough.

Children:

  1. Nora Adeline C [b 1887] who was a silk spinner [1901]
  2. Herbert Algington

In 1908, he married (2) Elizabeth Smith [1872-19??] at St John the Baptist, Chester.


Elizabeth was born in Shropshire
 

The family lived at

  • Ivy House, Mill Bank [1889]
  • Ivy House, Saw Hill, Sowerby [1891]
  • Saw Hill, Triangle, Sowerby [1901]
  • Mill House, Triangle [1911]

Living with them [in 1911] was visitor Elizabeth Smith [aged 61] (widow) 

Southwell, Dr ThomasRef 386-537
[1879-1962] Born in Cornholme.

He went to the Royal College of Science, London and then to Liverpool University.

In 1906, he went to become Inspector of Pearl Fisheries in Ceylon, and then Director of Fisheries in India.

In 1912, he was Professor at the School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool He was head of the Zoological Department at the Imperial College of Science, and of the Department of Parasitology at the Liverpool of Tropical Medicine.

He was Baptist Minister at Wellington Road Baptist Church, Todmorden [1939]

See Harry Helliwell

Southwell, Dr VincentRef 386-1201
[1883-1944] MB, CHB.

Son of Charles Southwell.

Born in Todmorden [6th August 1883].

He was a chemist's assistant [1901] / a doctor (he qualified in Manchester) [1907] / practising at Cross Brook, Todmorden [1910-1920] / a partner in Southwell, Stephen & Stephen at Riverside, Todmorden [1925-1930] / a partner in Southwell & Stephen at Riverside, Todmorden [1935-1940] / a partner in Southwell & Stephen at Cross Brook, Todmorden [1942].

In [Q2] 1909, he married Marian Heywood [1885-1968] in Bury.


Marian was born in Patricroft, Lancashire [6th April 1885]
 

Children:

  1. Dorothy [b 1910]

They lived at

Vincent died in Todmorden [Q3 1944] (aged 60).

Marian died in Halifax [Q4 1968] (aged 83) 

Southwell, WilliamRef 386-3026
[18??-1888] Of Stackhills, Todmorden.

He worked at Lord Brothers' Mill, Todmorden. On 19th January 1888, an iron lathe fell on him. He died the next day

Southwell, William HenryRef 386-912
[1881-1951] Born in Todmorden.

He was a picker maker [1911].

In [Q3] 1908, he married Martha Suthers in Todmorden.


Martha was the daughter of
Laban Suthers
 

Children:

  1. Eleanor [b 1910]

Martha & William Henry died in Bolton

Southwell, William HenryRef 386-643
[1887-1917] Son of Thomas Southwell.

He was a cotton weaver [1911].

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

He was killed in action [3rd May 1917] (aged 30).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [Grave Ref 6], in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance, and on Shore War Memorial

Southwell, William WilfredRef 386-1498
[1907-1942]

He married Elsie.

They lived at Triangle.

During World War II, he served as a Corporal with B Squadron, 3rd County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters)  Royal Armoured Corps.

He died 12th June 1942 (aged 35).

He is remembered on the Alamein Memorial, Egypt [Grave Ref 29]

Southwell, WillieRef 386-1347
[1897-1917] Son of Selina & John Southwell of 22 Lee View, Hebden Bridge.

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

He died 4th October 1917 (aged 20).

He was (possibly) buried at Bedford House Cemetery, Belgium. [Enclosure No.4 XIII AA 3].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Birchcliffe Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge

 

Southwell surnameRef 386-1
There are over 20 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Southwell, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Southwell:


Marriages 1903, 1904, 1910, 1915, 1919, 1931
 



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