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Waterhouse, MrRef 57-W1452
[1???-18??] Around 1820, he established business as a decorator and painter at Briggate, Brighouse. In 18??, the business was acquired by William Marshall Turner

Waterhouse, MrRef 57-W943
[16??-16??] Curate at Rastrick [1650] and Curate at Southowram [1653-1656]

Waterhouse, MrRef 57-2600
[16??-17??]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Samuel

Waterhouse, MrRef 57-3
[16??-17??]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Samuel

Waterhouse, Anne ElizabethRef 57-W354
[1810-1848] Second daughter of John Waterhouse of Well Head.

Baptised 1st November 1810.

On 11th October 1833, she married (1) John Lea Edwards at Halifax Parish Church.

John died 27th December 1835 (aged 31).

On 21st August 1838, Anne married (2) Joseph James Hegan


Joseph James came from Liverpool
 

Anne died in 1848 (aged 38).

She was buried at Woodchurch, Cheshire [26th January 1848].

The epitaph on her memorial in Halifax Parish Church is recorded in the book Monumental & Other Inscriptions

Waterhouse, AnthonyRef 57-W896
[1???-1578] Son of John Waterhouse.

He married Ann Wilkinson.

Children:

  1. Jonas
  2. Ann
  3. Susan

Waterhouse, AnthonyRef 57-15
[1???-16??] In 1625, he sold Upper Wat Ing, Norland to George Towne

Waterhouse, BryanRef 57-W1212
[15??-1589] Of Halifax.

He was buried at Halifax Parish Church

Waterhouse, CalebRef 57-W247
[15??-16??] A distant relative of Sir Edward Waterhouse.

In 1612, when Edward fell into debt, he sold Shibden Hall to Caleb.

Caleb sold the Hall to Mrs Crowther and her nephew, John Hemingway, for £1,600

Waterhouse, CatherineRef 57-W351
[1814-1842] Daughter of John Waterhouse of Well Head.

She married Charles Edwards.

They both died of fever after a few days illness, Catherine on 17th September 1842 and Charles on 19th September 1842, whilst in Strathpeffer, Scotland. They are buried in the churchyard of Contin Parish Church. The church is on an island; the only other building on the island is the manse.

The epitaph on their memorial in Halifax Parish Church is recorded in the book Monumental & Other Inscriptions

Waterhouse, Catherine Grace DohertyRef 57-W220
[1842-1916] Daughter of Samuel Waterhouse.

Born in Halifax.

She lived in the family mansion at Well Head.

She was a great benefactor and supported several local churches. She was connected to Halifax Parish Church and Holy Trinity Church.

In 1915, she gave the Well Head Organ Snetzler organ to All Saints' Church, Elland.

On 11th July 1872, she married Captain Daniel Henry Doherty.

They had no children.

It is said that the marriage lasted a very short time, and may have been over by March 1875.

She continued to live at Well Head and her husband moved to Somerset.

After her father's death [1881], she continued to live with her mother Charlotte Lydia at Well Head, Halifax [1881, 1891].

After her mother's death [1901], she lived as a boarder with Edward & Elizabeth Collings, at 14 Philbeach Gardens, Kensington, London.

She lived at 6 Esplanade, Scarborough [1911], with 4 servants: ladies maid, parlour maid, house maid, kitchen maid

She died at Well Head [27th August 1916].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £22,979 17/9d.

Probate was granted to Charles Thomas Musgrave esquire and Rev Leonard Philip Robin (clerk).

She was buried in the Waterhouse family vault – by the Rokeby Chapel – the last interment at Halifax Parish Church.

She was the last of the Waterhouse family

Waterhouse, DavidRef 57-W2219
[17??-18??] A Halifax mason.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Hannah [b 1802] who married James Pickles

Waterhouse, DavidRef 57-4
[1564-16??] Of Ognel Hall, Birstall.

Son of John Waterhouse.

He was a barrister at the Inner Temple, London [1582, 1593] / MP for Aldborough [1589] / MP for Berwick-upon-Tweed [1601].

In 1598, upon the death of his brother Robert, he became the guardian of his nephew Edward. For a brief period, he was Lord of the Manor of Halifax, where he was holding courts leet in September 1598.

In 1607, he made proposals for a more rigorous exaction of first fruits and tithes.

During 1608, a trustee of Crowther's charity, he was accused of diverting to his own use part of the capital of the charity.

In 1614, he and his nephew Edward were both outlawed for debt.

In 1623, he appealed to the King for admission to the Charterhouse as a decayed gentleman, and was granted the next vacancy.

In 1624, the House of Lords committed him to the Fleet and fined him £500 for writing a scandalous petition.

In 1635, he gave evidence at a commission examining abuses in the Fleet prison, but this was ignored because he was

a man notoriously infamous and of no credit

In 1638, he brought a Chancery suit against Sir Arthur Ingram.

He married Elizabeth Craine


Elizabeth was the daughter of Thomas Craine
 

Waterhouse, DavidRef 57-20
[1827-1865]

In [Q4] 1850, he married Rebecca Murgatroyd in Halifax.


Rebecca was the illegitimate daughter of
Maria Murgatroyd
 

Children:

  1. Rawson

Waterhouse, EdmondRef 57-W1952
[1???-1551] Of Sowerby.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Henry
  2. Edmond [d 1558]
  3. Agnes who married Edward Stokedale
  4. James

Waterhouse, EdmundRef 57-14
[1???-15??] In 1532, Richard Waterhouse of Upper Wat Ing, Norland granted certain land in Norland to Edmund Waterhouse

Waterhouse, Sir EdwardRef 57-W407
[1581-16??] Son of Robert Waterhouse

On the death of his father, his uncle David Waterhouse became Edward's guardian. He bought property on Edward's behalf and borrowed money at high interest, which had to be repaid when Edward came of age. He also drew unsatisfactory conveyances so that Edward was threatened with litigation.

In 1614, he and his uncle David were outlawed for debt.

He inherited Shibden Hall.

He was knighted in 1603.

In April 1602, he married Abigail Barker from Ipswich.

Children:

  1. Anne who married Samuel Sunderland

He lived at Milton, Surrey.

He ran up considerable debts and mortgaged Shibden Hall in 1604.

In 1609, he sold the Manor of Halifax.

In 1612, he sold Shibden Hall to Caleb Waterhouse.

In 1614, he was declared bankrupt. He spent some time in Fleet Prison, London.

See Manor of Halifax

Waterhouse, EdwardRef 57-W903
[1???-1???] Son of John Waterhouse.


Question: Is he the same person as Edward Waterhouse?

 

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Anne
  2. Jane

Waterhouse, EdwardRef 57-W2664
[1???-1551] Of Sowerby.

On 7th June 1551, Richard Leiche was a witness to his will

Waterhouse, EdwardRef 57-W1256
[14??-15??] Or Wattirhouse.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Richard

Waterhouse, EdwardRef 57-W1258
[14??-15??]

Children:

  1. Richard

In his will of 1535, he specified that he be buried at Halifax Parish Church

Waterhouse, EdwardRef 57-22
[1517-15??] Son of John Waterhouse.


Question: Is he the same person as Edward Waterhouse?

 

In 1537, he was the plaintiff in a matrimonial case in the Consistory Court against defendant Joan Bradley (alias Joan Waterhouse) [1516-15??].

Witnesses were James Furnes (Furnace) [1477-15??] of Southowram (webster), Edward Craven [1504-1???] of Southowram (wright), and Peter Grenerode (Greenroyd) [1495-15??] of Wakefield (wright).

The plaintiff won

Waterhouse, Ellen FrancesRef 57-W59
[1809-1856] Married Rev Charles Musgrave.

She died at the Halifax Vicarage

The Waterhouse family of HalifaxRef 57-722
Important local family.

15th century members of the family lived at Lower Hollins, Warley.

They were the bailiffs in the North for the Priory of Lewes, and collected tithes and administered the lands in the Parish of Halifax – see the Great Tithes dispute

After the Dissolution of the Monasteries, they bought some of the land in the district, including Shibden Hall.

Richard Waterhouse was an early member of the family.

Major Samuel Waterhouse was the last male member of the family. Catherine Grace Doherty Waterhouse was the last member of the family.

See The Bache, Warley, Mearclough Mill, Old Well Head, Shibden Hall, Well Head and The Waterhouse family arms

Waterhouse, FieldingRef 57-16
[1806-1???] Druggist.

He lived at Lower Swift Place, Soyland [1841]

Waterhouse, FrankRef 57-W2392
[1848-1904] Son of William Waterhouse.

In 2nd February 1871, he married Harriet Ann Riley at Halifax Parish Church.


Harriet Ann was the daughter of William Riley
 

Children:

  1. Violetta Crossley [1875-1946]

In 1871, Frank and Harriet Ann were living with in-laws William and Hannah, at the Brown Cow, Sowerby Bridge.

Frank took over from his mother-in-law Hannah as landlord and owner of the Brown Cow, Sowerby Bridge [1878, 1881, 1891].

He died at Montague Street, Sowerby Bridge [12th May 1904].

Harriet Ann & Frank were buried at St Luke's Church, Norland with Frank's parents

Waterhouse, GeorgeRef 57-W1225
[1525-1???] Of Harthill.

Son of Robert Waterhouse.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Robert

Waterhouse, GilbertRef 57-W62
[1???-1???] He lived at Sowerby Croft.

He was a relative of Robert Waterhouse and, in 1535, killed George Crowther during the Great Tithes Dispute

Waterhouse, GilbertRef 57-W902
[14??-15??] Of Woodhouse, Skircoat.

Son of Robert Waterhouse.

He married Agnes.

Children:

  1. Lawrence
  2. Robert who died before 1541
  3. John
  4. Elizabeth
  5. Agnes
  6. Isabel

Waterhouse, GregoryRef 57-W1222
[1528-15??] Of Syddal.

Son of Robert Waterhouse.

He married Margaret.

Children:

  1. Nicholas
  2. Jeremy who became a clergyman
  3. Jonas [b 1568]
  4. Lewis
  5. Toby who became a clergyman
In 1576, Isabella Saltynstall was accused of calling Marjory, wife of Richard Hall
Gregory Waterhouse's whore

Waterhouse, HenryRef 57-W899
[1???-1642] Of Tooting, Surrey.

Son of Jonas Waterhouse. His son, Jonas, was Vicar of Bradford

Waterhouse, HenryRef 57-W1954
[15??-1587] Son of Edmond Waterhouse.

He married Jennet, daughter of Thomas Stansfeld.

Children:

  1. Henry
  2. Sara [d 1592]

Waterhouse, HumphreyRef 57-W2015
[1???-1545] Or Vmfray. Of Shelf.

Son of Richard Waterhouse.

He married Anne.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Richard
  3. George
  4. Laurence
  5. Edward
  6. Sibell
  7. Anne
  8. Elizabeth who married Richard Dickenson

His will is recorded in Volume 2 [1545-1559] of E. W. Crossley's book Halifax Wills

Waterhouse, IsaacRef 57-W294
[14??-14??] Constable of Skircoat [1454].

He lived at Wood Hall, Skircoat

Waterhouse, IsaacRef 57-W2650
[15??-1???] Son of Michael Waterhouse by his first wife.

He owned property in Skircoat including

Waterhouse, IsaacRef 57-W1083
[16??-1???] He was Constable of Northowram [1681]

Waterhouse, IsaacRef 57-W2012
[16??-16??] Of Skircoat.

He married Grace Foxcroft.

Children:

  1. John

Waterhouse, JabezRef 57-W1246
[18??-18??] He was a druggist in partnership with Alfred Ramsden at the bottom of Broad Street, Halifax. Ramsden subsequently bought the Waterhouse business

Waterhouse, JamesRef 57-W63
[1???-15??] Also Jacobus Watterhous. Recorded as a coiner in 1530

Waterhouse, JamesRef 57-W1953
[15??-15??] Son of Edmond Waterhouse.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Edmond
  2. Jennet
  3. John

Waterhouse, JamesRef 57-W1197
[17??-1833] Of Lindley [?]. Had business at Ainley Main Colliery. He was killed – together with 4 workers – in an explosion at the mine on 30th May 1833

Waterhouse, James EphraimRef 57-23
[1916-2007] Landlord of the Bull & Dog, Stainland [1960]

Waterhouse, JohnRef 57-W1224
[1523-1583] Of Halifax. Eldest son of Robert Waterhouse.

In 1545, after the Dissolution of the Monasteries, he bought the Manor of Halifax-cum-Heptonstall for £150 5/10d and became Lord of the Manor

He inherited Shibden Hall from his mother's family.

He married Jane [or Joan], daughter and heiress of Thomas Bosseville [or Bosvile] of Conisborough.

Children:

  1. Robert
  2. Thomas
  3. Philip [b 1557]
  4. Stephen [b 1559]
  5. son [b 156?]
  6. David
  7. Isaac
  8. daughter
  9. daughter
  10. daughter
  11. daughter

A memorial to him is recorded in Halifax Parish Church.

The epitaph on the memorial is recorded in the book Monumental & Other Inscriptions

Waterhouse, JohnRef 57-W885
[1???-1???] Son of Richard Waterhouse.

He married Alice Rookes.

Children:

  1. Richard

He is shown as the head of the Waterhouse family of Hollins

Waterhouse, JohnRef 57-W905
[1???-1???] Son of John Waterhouse.

He had an illegitimate son John of Hull,

He married Miss Armytage [or Armitage] from Huddersfield.

Children:

  1. Michael
  2. John
  3. Anne who married Mr Brooke

Waterhouse, JohnRef 57-W910
[1???-1???] Son of John Waterhouse.

He married Ann.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Joshua

Waterhouse, JohnRef 57-W904
[1???-1545] Clothier.

Son of John Waterhouse.

He married Elizabeth.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Michael
  3. Isabel
  4. Effame
  5. Sybil

In 1535, he acquired land in Skircoat from Henry Savile, lord of the Manor of Skircoat. His property included Broadgates, Sowerby Bridge, Mearclough Bottom Mill and Woodhouse, Skircoat

He was buried at Halifax Parish Church

His will is recorded in Volume 2 [1545-1559] of E. W. Crossley's book Halifax Wills

Waterhouse, JohnRef 57-W892
[1???-1556] Son of Richard Waterhouse. Of Hollins.

He married Isabel Otes.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Anthony
  3. Anne who married James Greenwood
  4. Isabel
  5. Jane who married Thomas Midgley

Waterhouse, JohnRef 57-W909
[1???-158?] Son of John Waterhouse.

He married Unknown, a daughter of William Cowper.

Children: several including

  1. John

Waterhouse, JohnRef 57-W1255
[14??-15??] Or Wattirhouse. Of Southowram Son of Edward Waterhouse or Wattirhouse.

His will of 1521 specified that he be buried at Greyngley, possibly Gringley-on-the-hill, near Bawtry

Waterhouse, JohnRef 57-W701
[14??-1534] Of Skircoat.

Son of Robert Waterhouse.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Laurence
  3. Edward
  4. Robert
  5. Sybil who married Richard Holdsworth
  6. Margaret who married Henry Batt from Birstall

He was buried at Halifax Parish Church

See County Bridge and Salterhebble Bridge

Waterhouse, JohnRef 57-21
[1443-1540] Of Shibden.

He recorded his reminiscences of Halifax in the 15th century

Waterhouse, JohnRef 57-W889
[1469-1539] Eldest son of Richard Waterhouse.

He married Agnes Rishworth

Children:

  1. Richard
  2. Robert
  3. Agnes [1503-1530] who married John Bentley [1500-1533] of Monmouth
  4. Margaret [1505-1538] who married Henry Bates [1505-1571]
  5. Elizabeth [b 1518] who married William Mitchell [1515-15??]

He was the founder of the Waterhouse family of Shibden.

The epitaph on the family memorial in Halifax Parish Church is recorded in the book Monumental & Other Inscriptions

Waterhouse, JohnRef 57-W145
[15??-1???] Of Shibden. He was lord of the Manor of Halifax. In 1574, he was find 10/- for his involvement in an assault on John Watmough

Waterhouse, JohnRef 57-W301
[15??-1???] In 1571, he inherited Upper Rookes, Norwood Green from his father.

Ling Roth says that John Waterhouse married into the Rookes family.


Question: Does anyone know who married whom in this liaison?

 

Waterhouse, JohnRef 57-W1242
[15??-15??] Of Broadgates.

Norland Hall is mentioned in his will [1571]

Waterhouse, JohnRef 57-W911
[15??-16??] Of Norwood Green.

Son of John Waterhouse. In 1636, he and his brother Joshua sold Broadgates to Abraham Crowther

Waterhouse, JohnRef 57-W894
[15??-1601] Of Sowerby.

Son of John Waterhouse.

He married (1) Unknown.

Children:

  1. Richard
  2. Fortune
  3. Mercie

He married (2) Dorothy Lacy.

Children:

  1. John

Waterhouse, JohnRef 57-7
[15??-1621] In 1610, he married Ann Smith.


Ann was the daughter of Joshua Smith, vicar of Huddersfield
 

His will [proved 1621] refers to his three houses in the occupation of John Waddington, Matthew Lombe, Margaret Boland.

After his death, Ann married John Spinke of ffarrborne

Waterhouse, JohnRef 57-W1911
[1668-1732] Of Skircoat.

Son of Isaac Waterhouse.

Baptised at Halifax [21st May 1671].

He married Ellen Spencer [1678-1754].

Children:

  1. Sarah [1701-1708]
  2. Elisabeth [1706-1719]
  3. Sarah [1710-1744] who married John Whitehead
  4. Susanna [1716-1738]
  5. John [1719-1764]

He died 17th February 1732.

There is a memorial to members of the family in Halifax Parish Church.

The epitaph on the memorial is recorded in the book Monumental & Other Inscriptions

Waterhouse, JohnRef 57-W1151
[1699-1759] Of Lower Ranns, Northowram.

Son of Mr Waterhouse.

He married Ellen / Helen.

Children:

  1. Samuel
  2. John

He was buried at Halifax Parish Church.

The epitaph on the memorial is recorded in the book Monumental & Other Inscriptions.

He owned Lower Ranns and Upper Ranns, Northowram

Waterhouse, JohnRef 57-W1096
[17??-17??] He was Constable of Northowram [1740, 1763]

Waterhouse, JohnRef 57-W1218
[1736-1801] Of Lower Ranns, Northowram. (Possibly) son of John Waterhouse.

He was one of the subscribers to the Leeds Infirmary [1792].

In 1767, he married Elizabeth Beaty [1740-1820].

Children:

  1. Frances [b 1768]
  2. Annie [b 1770]
  3. Harriett [b 1771]
  4. Samuel [b 1772]
  5. John

He died at Well Head House, Halifax.

His obituary said that he was

universally respected

Waterhouse, JohnRef 57-W581
[1774-1847] JP.

Son of John Waterhouse.

In 1813, he was a member of a Committee supporting those affected by the Luddites.

He went to live at the newly-built Well Head.

On 17th October 1805, he married Grace Elizabeth Rawson at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Samuel
  3. Catherine
  4. Anne Elizabeth
  5. Elizabeth [1818-1881] who married Rev Benjamin Bayfield
  6. child

He was one of the people who advanced money for the construction of Halifax New Market in 1790, and a trustee of the Halifax Market Company.

There is a memorial to John and Grace in Halifax Parish Church

The epitaph on the memorial is recorded in the book Monumental & Other Inscriptions

Waterhouse, JohnRef 57-W64
[1806-1879] FRS, FRAS, FGS.

Eldest son of John Waterhouse.

He lived at Well Head. At the house, he built an observatory and a garden where he grew exotic plants which he gathered on his travels. Louis John Crossley studied at his laboratory.

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

In 1834, he was President of the Halifax Mechanics' Institute.

In 1839, he travelled around the world, for health reasons.

He was a Fellow of the Royal Society, a member of the Royal Astronomical Society. Over a period of 8 years [1866-1873], he made detailed observations of the weather and of the night skies from Well Head, which he published in 1874.

He produced several inventions, including Waterhouse stops for cameras and photographic lenses and an alkaline gold toning bath.

He was a friend of Rev Joseph Bancroft Reade.

He was one of those who advanced money for the construction of Halifax New Market.

See Halifax Literary & Philosophical Society

Waterhouse, JohnRef 57-9
[1848-1???] Born in Northowram.

Farmer at Folly Hall Farm, Ambler Thorn [1891].

Living with him [in 1891] were his widowed sister Hannah Bradley [aged 33] and her daughter Mary Jane [aged 14] and Margaret [aged 12]

Waterhouse, John HolroydRef 57-W2844
[18??-1???] Wine & spirit merchant of Waterhouse Street, Halifax.

He was Proprietor of the Halifax Bottling Company

Waterhouse, John WilliamRef 57-W1214
[1849-1917] Aka Nino.

Son of William Waterhouse.

Born in Italy.

Like his father, he was an artist. He was trained by his father. He became well-known in the Pre-Raphaelite movement. He was admitted to the Royal Academy [1885] and was made an academician [1895]. One of his most famous paintings was The Lady of Shalott [1888].

In 1883, he married Esther Kenworthy

Waterhouse, JonasRef 57-W898
[1???-16??] Son of Anthony Waterhouse.

He married (1) Miss Widcupp from Tooting.

Children:

  1. Henry

He married (2) Dorothy Lacy

Waterhouse, JosephRef 57-W2619
[1845-1904] Landlord of the Sportsman, Queensbury [1904].

He is mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1904

Waterhouse, JoshuaRef 57-8
[1???-1???] Of London.

He married Frances.

An Indenture dated 9th January 1669/70 shows that he and his wife, conveyed to Henry Marsden four messuages at Norwood Green in the occupation of Richard Shoesmith, Henry Waddington, Matthew Lume and Henry Holdsworth. Rookes Hall was one of these properties

Waterhouse, JoshuaRef 57-W912
[15??-16??] Of London.

Son of John Waterhouse. In 1636, he and his brother John sold Broadgates to Abraham Crowther

Waterhouse, LaurenceRef 57-W913
[1???-1???] A priest.

Son of John Waterhouse. He is recorded with a courtesy title Sir Laurence

Waterhouse, LaurenceRef 57-W1259
[14??-15??] Yeoman of Warley.

He married Margaret.

Children:

  1. Roger
  2. Christopher
  3. George
  4. Gilbert
  5. Brian

His will of 1535, specified that he be buried at Halifax Parish Church

Waterhouse, LawrenceRef 57-W1358
[15??-1???] Son of Gilbert Waterhouse.

He married Jennet Brigges [30th January 1552/3].


Jennet was the daughter of Grant Brigges
 

Children:

  1. Sarah [b 1556]
  2. Judith [b 1561]
  3. John [1563-1618]
  4. Mary [b 1565]
  5. Isaac [b 1569]
  6. Susan [b 1571]
  7. Edith/Eden [1573-1633] who married Robert Starkey

Waterhouse, MargaretRef 57-W683
[14??-14??] Daughter of Richard Waterhouse.

In 1454, she was the second wife of William Otes of Shibden Hall.

Richard is recorded as having paid a sum of money to William for the marriage

Waterhouse, MichaelRef 57-W907
[1???-1597] MA.

Son of John Waterhouse

Waterhouse, MichaelRef 57-W906
[15??-1588] Of Woodhouse.

Son of John Waterhouse.

He married (1) Unknown.

Children:

  1. Isaac

He married (2) Cicilie Raynor.

Children:

  1. Nathaniel

There is a memorial to Michael in Halifax Parish Church.

Waterhouse, NathanielRef 57-W65
[1586-1645] Local benefactor

See Commonwealth Windows and St Peter's Church, Sowerby Benefactions

Waterhouse, NicholasRef 57-5
[15??-16??] Grandson of John Waterhouse, and cousin of Robert Waterhouse.

He owned a number of properties, including 2 fulling mills in Southowram, and the Moot Hall in Halifax, which he sold to his cousin Robert

Waterhouse, NormanRef 57-17
[1890-1916] Son of Hannah & Robert Waterhouse.

In [Q1] 1916, he married Ethel Walton in Todmorden.

During World War I, he enlisted [August 1914] and served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme [1st July 1916] (aged 26).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [Grave Ref 6A & 6B], on a memorial in St Michael's Church, Mytholmroyd, and in the book Royd Regeneration.

After his death, Ethel married Mr Llewellyn

Waterhouse, RawsonRef 57-W1517
[1863-1899] Son of David Waterhouse.

Born 9th April 1863.

He was a cabinet maker of Canal Road, Sowerby Bridge.

He was an active supporter of Norland Band, and was on the committee for several years.

On 26th October 1889, he married Emily Wood [1868-1952] at All Saints' Church, Dudwell.

Children:

  1. John [1890-1957]
  2. Sarah Ann [1893-1978]
  3. William Rawson [1897-1966]
  4. Elizabeth May [1899-1947]

In 1891, Rawson & Emily were living with his aunt Sarah Waterhouse [b 1823] at 5 Sparkhouse Lane.

Rawson died 6th November 1899 (aged 86).

He was buried at St Luke's Church, Norland. At his funeral, the Norland Band played The Dead March on the way from his house to the church, and 3 hymn tunes at the graveside

Waterhouse, RichardRef 57-W873
[1???-1???] Of the Hollins, Warley.

Son of Richard Waterhouse.

He married Miss Mawde from Morton Bank.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Richard
  3. Robert
  4. Margaret

Waterhouse, RichardRef 57-W886
[1???-1449] Of Warley.

Son of John Waterhouse. Many branches of the Waterhouse family are descended from this line.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Richard

Waterhouse, RichardRef 57-13
[1???-15??] In 1532, Richard Waterhouse of Upper Wat Ing, Norland granted certain land in Norland to Edmund Waterhouse

Waterhouse, RichardRef 57-W884
[13??-1???] An early member of the Waterhouse family.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John

Waterhouse, RichardRef 57-W890
[14??-1?5?] Of Hollings.

Son of John Waterhouse.

He married Isabel, daughter of Nicholas Savile.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Marianne who married William Aykroyde

Waterhouse, RichardRef 57-W1932
[14??-15??] Of Shibden.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Humphrey

Waterhouse, RichardRef 57-W872
[1438-1484] Of Halifax.

Son of Richard Waterhouse. Around 1473, he and John Mawde leased The Bache, Warley from James Stansfield.

In 1468, he married (1) Isabel Shaw?.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Johanna who married William Haldeworth
  3. Emma
  4. Isabell
  5. George
  6. Lawrence

He married (2) Elizabeth Clay.

In his will, he gave a copy of Pupilla Oculi or Pars Oculi to the library at Halifax Parish Church.

He was buried at Halifax Parish Church

Waterhouse, RichardRef 57-W895
[15??-16??] Of Ireland.

Son of John Waterhouse

Waterhouse, RichardRef 57-6
[1552-1???] Son of Robert Waterhouse.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Susan Meg [1575-1646] who married John Ramsden

Waterhouse, RobertRef 57-W1226
[1544-1598] Of Halifax.

Son of John Waterhouse.

He was a barrister at the Inner Temple / a successful lawyer in York.

Around 1584, he inherited Shibden Hall and the Manor of Halifax.

He made extensive improvements to the Hall.

In 1584, he was elected MP for Aldborough in North Yorkshire and moved to London.

His cousin Nicholas Waterhouse, sold him properties, including fulling mills in Southowram, and the Moot Hall in Halifax.

In 1580, he married Jane Waterton.


Jane was the daughter of Thomas Waterton of Sandal and Walton Hall, Wakefield
 

Children:

  1. Edmond [1580] who died in infancy
  2. Edward
  3. John [1582-1584]
  4. Jane [1583] who died in Infancy
  5. John [1585-1600]
  6. Robert [1586-1629]
  7. Richard [1588-1651]
  8. William [1590] who died in infancy
  9. child [1593] who died in infancy
  10. Frances [1595-1596]

He died 3rd March 1598.

He was buried at St Michael-le-Belfrey, York [5th March 1598].

He left an estate worth about £800 a year

Waterhouse, RobertRef 57-W1234
[15??-1???] Son of George Waterhouse.

He married Grace, daughter of John Milner

Waterhouse, RobertRef 57-W66
[1498-1578] Of Moot Hall.

Son of John Waterhouse.

In 1522 [?], he married Sibel Savile, through whom he inherited the Manor and Shibden Hall.

Children:

  1. John
  2. George
  3. Gregory
  4. Anne who married John Milner
  5. Richard

At the Dissolution, he held the Manor of Halifax, but he was dispossessed by Henry VIII. Robert the Prior of Lewes granted him and the Waterhouse family a long lease of their tithes. These were collected from properties in

Halifax, Skircoat, Northowram, Shelf, Hipperholme, Southowram, Ovenden, Brighouse, Clifton, Fixby, Toothill, Sowerby, Erringden, Langfield, Mankinholes, Soyland, Rishworth with Norland, Barkisland, Stainland, Elland, and Greetland,

and elsewhere in Yorkshire

Conisbrough, Warmsworth, Butterbusk, Firsby, Ravenfield, Woodlathes, Crookhill, Braithwell and Micklebring

He attempted to change the ways in which tithes were collected, and thus triggered off the Great Tithes Dispute.

See Gilbert Waterhouse

Waterhouse, RobertRef 57-W287
[1???-1553] A yeoman who owned Bankhouse, Salterhebble, a fulling mill, and other property there

Waterhouse, RobertRef 57-W1215
[14??-14??] Owned Broadgates, Sowerby Bridge in 1454

Waterhouse, RobertRef 57-W901
[14??-1481] Third son of Richard Waterhouse. He was Constable of Skircoat [1454]

He married Johanna.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Gilbert

He is shown as the head of the Waterhouse family of Sowerby Bridge and of the Waterhouse family of Skircoat.

In his will, he left 12d for the fabric of the belfry of Halifax Church.

He was buried at Halifax Parish Church

Waterhouse, RobertRef 57-W1227
[1597-1???] Son of Robert Waterhouse.

He was educated at University College Oxford.

He was Vicar of Springthorp, Lincolnshire [1621]. He supported the Royalists during the Civil War and paid decimation and lost his living as a consequence.

He married Margaret Benson.


Margaret was the daughter of Thomas Benson of Bingley
 

Children:

  1. Jane [b 1623]
  2. Margaret [b 1625]
  3. Thomas

Waterhouse, SamuelRef 57-W408
[1728-1800] JP for the West Riding.

Son of John Waterhouse.

His father his property in Wyke and in Halifax to Samuel and to his uncle – his father's brother – Samuel.

In 1767, he married Anne, daughter of Dr William Alexander.

Children:

  1. Ellen [1762-1793] who married her cousin, Edward Alexander
  2. Elizabeth
  3. Mary

He was a subscriber of Warley Grammar School

In November 1769, he attended the enquiry which had been called by the Marquis of Rockingham to discuss the problem of the coiners and the murder of William Deighton.

He was one of the subscribers to the Leeds Infirmary [1792].

He died 3rd March 1800

Waterhouse, SamuelRef 57-W2013
[1747-1802] Of Sapling Grove, Skircoat.

He married Rachel [1746-1807].

Rachel died 17th February 1807.

The epitaph on their memorial in Halifax Parish Church is recorded in the book Monumental & Other Inscriptions

Waterhouse, SamuelRef 57-W335
[1815-1881] JP, DL.

Second son of John Waterhouse of Well Head.

He went to school in Paris with his cousin, John Rawson.

He was a member of Halifax Town Council [1851-1859], Mayor of Halifax [1851-1853], MP for Pontefract [1863], A magistrate for the West Riding and for the Borough of Halifax, Deputy Lieutenant of the West Riding, A director of the Great Northern Railway, Treasurer of the Royal Halifax Infirmary for over 20 years, and a Major in the 2nd West Yorkshire Yeoman Cavalry

On 21st March 1873, he was presented with

A vase of Italian design, about 40 inches in height, the body and cover elegantly chased, and having a shield on each side, surrounded by scrolls

One of the shields bore this inscription:


Presented by Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Henry Edwards, Bart, and the officers of the 2nd West Regiment of Yorkshire Yeomanry Cavalry to Major Waterhouse MP, on his retirement after thirty years' service, commencing with the formation of the regiment, as a sincere token of the esteem and affection of his brother officers
 

On 25th August 1840, he married Charlotte Lydia Edwards.

Children:

  1. Catherine Grace

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1851] was visitor John Hegair [aged 40] (merchant).

Samuel suffered paralysis towards the end of his life, and died suddenly from heart disease [4th March 1881].

He was the last male member of the Waterhouse family.

See Blue Coat School & Almshouses

Waterhouse, Samuel HenryRef 57-2
[1883-1962] Born in Brighouse.

He was landlord of the Royal Oak, Stainland / a warehouseman [1904].

He married 2nd April 1904 Mary Ann Mcdonough [1885-1956] in Halifax.


Mary was born in Halfax
 

Children:

  1. John James [b 1905]
  2. Samuel Henry [b 1907]
  3. Annie Evelyn [1913-1982] who married John Joseph McCartney
  4. James Edward [b 1916]
  5. Joseph [b 1920]
  6. Bernard [b 1926]

Mary died at the Royal Oak in 1956.

After her death, Samuel gave up the licence of the Royal Oak and his son-in law John Joseph McCartney took over.

Samuel died in Halifax in 1962

Waterhouse, ThomasRef 57-W1223
[1555-1???] Of Braithwell.

Son of John Waterhouse

Waterhouse, ThomasRef 57-W1228
[1626-1???] Son of Robert Waterhouse.

He dropped the name Waterhouse and was known as Thomas Hallifax. The Hallifax surname was hence used by this branch of the family

Waterhouse, Rev ThomasRef 57-11
[17??-18??] A Methodist minister.

He married Mary Poole.

Children:

  1. Thomas Poole

Waterhouse, ThomasRef 57-18
[17??-18??] A minister of the gospel in Halifax.

On 28th May 1806, he married Elizabeth Timperley of Mossley, in Ashton-under-Lyne

Waterhouse, Thomas PooleRef 57-10
[1816-18??] He was a linen and woollen draper.

He was declared bankrupt in St Helen's [June 1863].

Son of Rev Thomas Waterhouse.

He married Mary Hirst Dean [1821-1???] at Ashton [29th October 1840]. His father conducted the ceremony.


Mary was the eldest daughter of James Dean, of Dukinfield
 

Children:

  1. Thomas [b 1842]
  2. James Dean [b 56]
  3. Mary Walmsley [b 1847]
  4. Martha Binns [b 1849]

Waterhouse, TomRef 57-12
[18??-19??] Of Sparkhouse.

He was injured – to the left arm and a number of bruises, his ear was badly torn and required stitching – in the Pye Nest Tram Disaster of 15th October 1907, but was treated at home.

His son, Tom (junior) was also injured – a cut face – and was treated at home, and was able to go to work on the following day

Waterhouse, WilliamRef 57-19
[1814-1869] Of Norland.

In [Q4] 1843, he married Frances Dyson [1818-1884] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Frank

Members of the family were buried at St Luke's Church, Norland

Waterhouse, WilliamRef 57-W1213
[1817-1???] Artist and portrait painter of Halifax.

He married (1) Isabella, who was also a painter.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Frederick [b 1859]
  3. Mary [b 1866]
  4. William [b 1868]
  5. Alice [b 1871]

The family lived in Rome and then moved to London.

He married (2) a Belgian lady, Frederica [1829-1???]

 

Waterhouse surnameRef 57-1
The local occurrence of the surname may have originated in Lincolnshire. John Waterhouse is recorded at Barton-on-Humber in 1424, when he was a witness to a deed relating to Dove House, Shibden.

Other spellings of the name in old documents include Waterhose, Waterhowse, Watrhowse, Watterhouse, Wattirhouse, and Wattrous

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Waterhouse, as discussed in this SideTrack.

Unattached BMDs for Waterhouse:


Marriages 1579, 1905, 1913
 

The Waterhouse family: ArmsRef 57-2620
The arms of the Waterhouse family – a black inverted pyramid – can be seen on a window in the Housebody at Shibden Hall.

Motto:

veritas liberabit

truth shall make free
veritas vincit omnia

truth conquers all

The Waterhouse family of HollinsRef 57-740
See Lower Hollins and Jonas Waterhouse

The Waterhouse family of ShibdenRef 57-716
Descended from John Waterhouse

The Waterhouse family of SkircoatRef 57-741
Robert Waterhouse was a founder member of the family

The Waterhouse family of Sowerby BridgeRef 57-831
Aka Waterhouse family of Broadgates. They were involved in the cloth industry. Owned the Navigation pub at Sowerby Bridge in the 17th century

See Robert Waterhouse



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