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Mr Wormald [18??-19??]
Abraham Wormald [1848-1890]
Bentley Wormald [1849-1???]
Bethel Wormald [1837-1???]
Betty Wormald [1818-18??]
Charles Wormald [1851-1???]
Edgar Wormald [1888-1915]
Edward Wormald [18??-19??]
Elijah Wormald [1776-18??]
Emily Wormald [1864-19??]
Harold Wormald [1893-1918]
Helen Wormald [1810-1???]
J. E. Wormald [18??-19??]
Jacob Wormald [1794-18??]
Jacob Wormald [1827-1885]
James Wormald [1756-1815]
James Wormald [1838-1???]
James Wormald [1852-19??]
James Wormald [1862-1896]
John Wormald [1791-1872]
John Wormald [18??-1???]
John Wormald [1823-1???]
John Wormald [1823-18??]
John Wormald [1827-1912]
John Wormald [1829-1900]
John Wormald [1842-1???]
John Wormald [1845-1???]
John Wormald [1847-1909]
John Wormald [1849-1928]
John Ernest Wormald [1870-19??]
Jonas Wormald [1800-1884]
Jonas Wormald [1820-1849]
Jonas Wormald [1821-1884]
Jonas Wormald [1850-1912]
Joseph Wormald [1813-1875]
Joseph Wormald [1824-1???]
Joshua Wormald [1???-1???]
Joshua Wormald [1790-18??]
Joshua Wormald [18??-18??]
Joshua Wormald [1820-1889]
Joshua Wormald [1887-1937]
Leonard Wormald [1858-1922]
Matthew Mitchell Wormald [1816-1870]
Richard Wormald [1806-18??]
Rufus Wormald [1884-1937]
Ruth Wormald [1800-1871]
Saville Wormald [1824-1???]
Saville Wilkinson Wormald [1872-1951]
Thomas Wormald [1830-1???]
Thomas Wormald [1836-1906]
Thomas Wormald [1848-1919]
Timothy Wormald [1768-1836]
William Wormald [17??-18??]
William Henry Wormald [1857-1909]
William Henry Wormald [1896-1918] 


Wormald, Mr
[18??-19??] He established Wormald's of Sowerby Bridge. Later, he established a general delivery business behind the Bay Horse, Sowerby Bridge, travelling between Yorkshire & Lancashire.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. son

After his death, his son carried on the business for a few years before closing down

Wormald, Abraham
[1848-1890] Son of John Wormald.

He was a farmer [1871] / a delver [1872].

On 12th August 1872, he married Sarah Ann Holgate


Sarah Ann, of Warley, was the daughter of William Holgate
 

Children:

  1. Ellen [b 1872] who was a worsted drawer [1891]
  2. Emily [b 1879] who was a worsted spinner [1891]
  3. Sarah A. [b 1881] who was a worsted spinner [1891]

Sarah Ann died in 1888 (aged 36).

Abraham died [8th January 1890] (aged 42).

In 1891, the children were living with their Holgate grandparents

Wormald, Bentley
[1849-1???] Son of Saville Wormald.

He was a farmer/stone quarryman [1881].

In 1871, he married Hannah Wilkinson [1851-1???].


Hannah was born in Shelf.

She was a dressmaker [1901]

 

Children:

  1. Saville Wilkinson
  2. Francis A [b 1876] who was a milliner [1901]

The family lived at

  • Towngate, Northowram [1881]
  • 7 Hope Hall Terrace, Halifax [1901]

Living with them [in 1881] was mother Jane Wormald [b 1827].

Living with them [in 1901] was sister Rachel Wilkinson [b 1853]

Wormald, Bethel
[1837-1???] Son of Jonas Wormald.

He was a farm labourer [1851, 1876] / a woollen finisher [1881].

In 1876, he married Sarah Ann Desden [1836-1???].


Sarah Ann, of Warley, was the daughter of Samuel Desden, weaver
 

They lived at

  • Luddenden [1881]
  • 56 High Street, Luddenden [1891, 1901, 1911, 1912]

Sarah Ann died at Halifax Poor Law Hospital [9th January 1912].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £456 5/9d.

Probate was granted to Sam Howarth (engineer) 

Bethel died [31st August 1912].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £191 11/8d.

Probate was granted to Thomas Wormald (book keeper)  and Alfred Hoyle (waste dealer) 

Wormald, Betty
[1818-18??] (Probably) daughter of John Wormald.

She married (1) Thomas Turner.

They had 5 children.

Thomas died in 1854 or 1855.

In 1856, she married (2) Edward Sutcliffe.

They had one daughter

Wormald, Charles
[1851-1???] Son of Matthew Mitchell Wormald.

He was a wheelwright [1871].

In 1871, he married Mary Mitchell [1848-1???]


Mary, was the daughter of John Mitchell, grocer
 

Children:

  1. Emmaline [b 1873]
  2. Stanley [b 1874]
  3. Alice [b 1877]
  4. Delia [1884-1907]
  5. Charles H [b 1887]
  6. Ernest [b 1891]

The family lived at

  • 2 Stowe Street, Chorlton-upon-Medlock, Manchester [1881]
  • 75 Abbey Hills Road, Oldham (above Town) [1891, 1901]

Charles died in 1900 (aged 49) 

Wormald, Edgar
[1888-1915] Son of James Wormald.

Born in Elland [Q2 1888].

He was a cotton cop pointer [1901] / a cotton twiner [1911] / a cotton doubler [1912] / an employee of Haigh & Heppenstall.

In [Q2] 1912, he married Lily Walker at Halifax Parish Church.


Lily, of New Street, Elland, was the daughter of David Walker, overlooker
 

Children:

  1. Jessie [b 1913]
  2. James N [b Q3 1915] who never saw his father

The family lived at 56 New Street, Elland [1915].

He was one of the first men to join the Territorials when a company was established in Elland.

During World War I, he served as a Corporal with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was sent to France [14th April 1915].

Edgar was killed in action after begin hit in the head by a bullet [1st November 1915] (aged 27).

He was buried at Talana Farm Cemetery, Belgium [IV D 15].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Elland Constitutional Club, on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Elland, and on the Memorial at All Saints' Church, Elland.

His brother Harry also died in the War

Wormald, Edward
[18??-19??] Farmer of Magson House, Luddendenfoot.

Around 1900, he published a number of poems

Wormald, Elijah
[1776-18??] (Possibly) son of Joshua Wormald, and brother of Timothy Wormald.

In 1841, he was an inn keeper at Luddenden, (possibly) the Lord Nelson, Luddenden.

Living with them [in 1841] was Ruth Wormald

Wormald, Emily
[1864-19??] In 1901, she was a dressmaker/ milliner (own account), living at 9 Burnley Road, Luddenden Foot

Wormald, Harold
[1893-1918] Son of James Wormald.

Born in Elland.

He was a cotton worker [1911].

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

He died 1st October 1918.

He was buried at Grevillers British Cemetery, France [XIV D 23].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Elland.

He is remembered on the Memorial at Crossley's Carpets.

His brother Edgar also died in the War

Wormald, Helen
[1810-1???] Daughter of Timothy Wormald.

In [Q3] 1840, she married Thomas Bostock in Halifax.


Thomas was the son of Edward Bostock
 

Helen was living and working as a barmaid for her sister Ruth Wormald, licensed victualler at the Lord Nelson, Luddenden [1851, 1861, 1871].

Helen was a widow by 1871

Wormald, J. E.
[18??-19??] Recorded in 1915, when he was a chemist at 99 Northgate, Halifax

Wormald, Jacob
[1794-18??] Son of Joshua Wormald.

Baptised at Mixenden Independent Chapel [1794].

He was a farmer [1841, 1845] / a retired farmer [1851].

On 1st October 1820, he married (1) Sarah Sutcliffe [17??-18??].


Sarah was daughter of Betty (née Sutcliffe) & Jonas Sutcliffe

 

Children:

  1. Jonas
  2. Joshua [b around 1824]
  3. Betty [b around 1824]
  4. John
  5. Nancy [b 1832]

In 1839, he married (2) Betty Widdup Children:

  1. William [b 1840]
  2. Sarah [b 1845]
  3. Hannah [b 1842]

The children were baptised at Luddenden.

The family lived at High Oldfield, Warley [1841, 1851]

Wormald, Jacob
[1827-1885] Son of William Wormald.

Baptised at Ovenden [12th March 1828].

He was a delver of Ovenden / a stone cutter [1851] / a stone agent [1861] / a stone quarryman [1871] / a stone quarrier [1881] / a delver [1884].

On 3rd September 1848, he married Sarah Balme [1829-1???].


Sarah, of Ovenden, was the daughter of Samuel Balme, manufacturer
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1850]
  2. Hannah [b 1852]
  3. Mary Ann [b 1854]
  4. Zillah [b 1856]
  5. Paulina [b 1860]
  6. Emma [b 1866]
  7. Alice [b 1867]
  8. Elizabeth [b 1870]
  9. (possibly) Lilly [b 1871]

The family lived at

  • Green Lane Cottages, Ovenden [1851]
  • Range Bank, Halifax [1861]
  • 4 Heath Hill, Mount Tabor, Halifax [1871, 1881]

On 30th April 1884, Jacob Wormald of Halifax was


charged with being drunk.

He was sentenced to 7 days in prison, or pay 15/6d. Age 56. Deformed right foot. Height 5ft 4ins. Released 6th May 1884

 

On 28th May 1884, Jacob Wormald, a quarryman of Halifax, was


sent to prison for
attempting to commit suicide

by drowning himself at Mixenden.

He was sentenced to 2 calendar months in prison, or sureties of £10 and one £5. Age 56. Height 5ft 4ins. Dark brown hair. Deformed right foot. Released 26th July 1884

 

He died in 1885 (aged 58) 

Wormald, James
[1756-1815]

He married .D [1760-1849] Children:

  1. Joshua [d 9th February 1783] died aged 2 years
  2. John [d 30th March 1785] died aged 1 year
  3. Jacob [bapt 18th December 1785-d 27/1/1786] died aged 7 weeks
  4. James [d 7th June 1794] died aged 1 year
  5. Edward [d 4th November 1799] died aged 8 months
  6. Timothy [1801-9th July 1828]

James died [16th November 1815] (aged 59).

Sarah died [15th September 1849] (aged 89) 

Wormald, James
[1838-1???] Son of Joseph Wormald.

Born in Ovenden.

He was a mason of Ovenden [1860] / a former delver [1881] / a night watchman [1891].

In 1860, he married Ann Blakeley [1840-1???] at Almondbury, Huddersfield.


Ann was born in South Crosland, Huddersfield, the daughter of George Blakeley, labourer
 

Children:

  1. Joe [b 1863]
  2. Frank [b 1865]
  3. Emily [b 1868]
  4. Fred [b 1868]
  5. Gertrude [b 1871]
  6. Lily [b 1874]
  7. Annis / Annice [b 1875]
  8. Heppetetus / Epenetus [b 1878]
  9. James [b 1879]
  10. Agnes Octavia [b 1884]

The family lived at

  • Raikes, Kirkheaton, Huddersfield [1881]
  • Hartley Street, Halifax [1891]

Wormald, James
[1852-19??] Son of John Wormald.

Born in Warley.

He was a turner in engineering works [1881] / a mechanic/fitter and grocer /confectioner [1891] / a grocer/confectioner [1901, 1911].

In 1878, he married Sarah Exley [1854-19??].


Sarah was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. John Exley [b 1879]
  2. Agnes [b 1881] who was a confectioner [1901]
  3. Edith [b 1883] who was a confectioner [1901]
  4. Gertrude [b 1885] who was a shop assistant [1901]
  5. Ernest [b 1888]
  6. Hilda [b 1890] who was a milliner [1901]
  7. Norman [b 1895]

The family lived at

  • Beech Road, Sowerby Bridge [1881]
  • 13 Burnley Road, Luddendenfoot [1891, 1901]
  • Central Buildings, Luddendenfoot [1911]

Living with them [in 1891, 1901] was cousin Ellen Lees [b  1873] (confectioner) 

Wormald, James
[1862-1896] Son of John Wormald, cloth finisher.

Born in Elland.

He was a joiner of Elland [1886] / a joiner & builder [1891]

In 1886, he married Zilpha Horsfall [1867-1936] at Halifax Parish Church.


Zilpha, of Upper Edge, Elland, was born in Elland, the daughter of James Horsfall, farmer
 

Children:

  1. Edgar
  2. Albert Earnest [b 1891] who was a woollen piecer [1911]
  3. Harry
  4. Mary [b 1894] who was a cotton reeler [1911]
  5. Victoria [b 1896]

The family lived at

  • 12 Providence Street, Elland [1891]
  • 45 Oak Street, Elland [1901]
  • 35 Park Road, Elland [1911]

James died in 1896.

In 1905, Zilpha married Fred Slater in Halifax.

Sons Edgar & Harry died in World War I

Wormald, John
[1791-1872] Son of Joshua Wormald, farmer.

He was a weaver of Warley [1810] / a farmer [1841] / a farmer of 20 acres with 1 man [1851] / a farmer of Warley [1858] / a farmer of 22 acres [1861] / a farmer employing 1 man [1871] / a farmer [1872].

On 4th November 1810, he married (1) Sarah Longbottom.


Sarah came from Warley
 

Children:

  1. (probably) Betty
  2. Jonas [b 1820] who was an ag.lab [1841, 1851]
  3. Sarah [b 1826]
  4. Hannah [b 1827]
  5. Mary [b 1830]

Sarah died in either 1852 or 1854.

On 6th December 1858, he married (2) Ann [1800-1873].


Ann, of Warley, was the daughter of John Gould, labourer, and widow of Mr Mason
 

The family lived at

  • Roils Head, Warley [1841, 1851]
  • Roils Head Farm, Warley [1861, 1871, 1872]

John died [30th July 1872].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £300.

Administration was granted to daughter Betty Sutcliffe

Ann died in 1873 (aged 73) 

Wormald, John
[18??-1???] He was a cloth presser.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John Ernest

John was dead by 1905

Wormald, John
[1823-1???] Son of Joshua Wormald.

He was a woolsorter of Warley [1845] / a farmer of Warley [1858].

In 1845, he married (1) Martha Wilson [1824-1845].


Martha was born in Ovenden, the daughter of John Wilson, weaver.

She was a straw bonnet maker [1851] / a lodging house keeper in Blackpool [1891]

 

Children:

  1. Margaret [b 1848]
  2. Mary E [b 1850]
  3. William [1852-1876?] who was a millwright [1871]

Martha died in 1845.

In 1858, he married (2) Ann.


Ann, of Warley, was the daughter of John Gould, labourer, and widow of Mr Mason
 

The family lived at

  • Nolsons / Nolson House, Barkisland [1851]
  • Luddenden [1871]
  • 20 Edward Street, Layton, Blackpool [1881]
  • 10 Queen Street, Blackpool [1891]

Wormald, John
[1823-18??] Born in Ovenden.

He was a delver / a stone merchant of Ovenden [1845] / a stone delver/merchant employing 17 labourers [1851] / a farmer of 12 acres [1861].

He married Hannah Eastwood [1821-1890].


Hannah was born in Warley, the daughter of William Eastwood, farmer
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1845]
  2. Abraham
  3. Jonas [b 1850] who was a farmer [1871]
  4. William [b 1852]

The family lived at

  • Green Lane Cottages of Content, Ovenden [1851]
  • New Spring House, Harden, Bingley [1861, 1871]

Living with them [in 1861] were nephew John Wormald [b 1841] (stone quarrier) & John Bracewell Servant [b 1813] (carter / farm servant) 

The widowed Hannah, of 64 St Peter's Street, Boothtown, Halifax, died at Withens Head, Cold Edge, Warley, Halifax [20th December 1890] (age 71). Probate records show that she left effects valued at £408 5/8d.

Administration was granted to Ellen (wife of Henry Crosland). This was

granted under the usual limitations

to Melissa (daughter of William Holgate & wife of Samuel Cockroft) of the Withens Hotel, Wainstalls Cold Edge, the aunt and guardian of Ellen Wormald, Emily Wormald & Sarah Ann Wormald, spinsters, minors, the granddaughters and only next of kin

Wormald, John
[1827-1912] Son of Jonas Wormald.

He was a woolsorter [1851] / a labourer of Warley [1848] / a woolsorter [1861, 1871] / a farmer/woolsorter [1881] / a woolsorter [1891] / a retired woolsorter [1901, 1911] / a woolsorter [1912].

He married Jane Marsden [1826-1896].


Jane, of Midgley, was the daughter of William Marsden
 

Children:

  1. Thomas
  2. Joseph [b 1852] who was a stone mason [1871]
  3. Sarah Ann [b 1857] who was a mill hand [1881]
  4. Josiah [1859-1867]

The family lived at

  • Benns Lane, Luddenden [1861, 1867, 1871]
  • Holmehouse Farm, Warley [1881]
  • Lower Benns, Luddenden [1891]
  • Benns Lane, Luddenden [1896, 1901, 1911, 1912]

Living with them [in 1871], were sister-in-law Ellen Moses [b 1829] & granddaughter Emily Moses [b 1866].

John died 31st January 1912.

Probate records show that he left personal effects valued at £691 6/9d.

Probate was granted to son Thomas.

Members of the family were buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden: Josiah [25th November 1867] (aged 8); Jane [25th February 1896] (aged 70); John [3rd February 1912] (aged 85); Thomas [] (aged 1919) 

Wormald, John
[1829-1900] Son of Jacob Wormald.

Born in Warley.

He was a farmer of Warley [1850] / a farmer of 24 acres [1851] / a farmer of 27 acres [1871] / a farmer of 26 acres [1881] / a farmer [1891] / a confectioner [1900].

On 17th February 1850, he married Mary Lees [1830-1???].


Mary, of Warley, was the daughter of Jonathan Lees, farmer
 

Children:

  1. Sarah [b 1851]
  2. James
  3. Ellen [b 1854]
  4. Martha J. [b 1856]
  5. Emily [b 1859]
  6. Emmelina [b 1864]
  7. Edward [b 1868] who was a farmer [1891]

The family lived at

John died [3rd March 1900] (aged 71).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £934 1/- [Resworn £1,096 5/-]

Wormald, John
[1842-1???] Son of James Wormald, stone merchant.

He was a stone merchant of Ovenden [1869] / a stone merchant [1871] / a stone quarrier [1881] / a stone quarryman [1891].

In 1869, he married Emma Jane Lassey [1845-1???].


Emma Jane, of Ovenden, was the daughter of Thomas Lassey, joiner
 

Children:

  1. Fred L [1869]
  2. Edgar [1871] who was a brush maker [1891] & married Gertrude Bodger, daughter of George Bodger of Broadley Lane, Halifax
  3. Ellen A [1873]
  4. John H [1876]
  5. Ada [1872]

The family lived at

  • 4 Thompsons Buildings, Ovenden [1871]
  • 2 Square, Halifax [1881]
  • North View, Halifax [1891]

Wormald, John
[1845-1???] Born in Warley.

He was a journeyman mason [1881] / a stone mason [1891, 1901] / a nightwatchman [1911].

In 1872, he married Emma Gledhill [1844-1???].

They had no children.

They lived at

  • Shepherd House North, Warley [1881]
  • Sutcliffe Street, Ovenden [1891]
  • 21 Holt Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 28 Salterhebble Hill, Halifax [1911]

Living with them [in 1901] was mother-in-law Elizabeth Gledhill [b 1839]

Wormald, John
[1847-1909] Son of Joseph Wormald.

Born in Ovenden.

He was

  • a fuller at Warley [1868, 1871]
  • beerseller at the Black Lion, Luddendenfoot [1881] having succeeded his mother Betty; he was succeeded [1901] by his brother-in-law Thomas Wilson
  • a cloth fuller [1891]
  • a foreman cloth miller [1901]

In 1868, he married Hannah Tetlow [1845-1908] at Halifax Parish Church.


Hannah was born in Midgley, the daughter of Benjamin Tetlow, corn miller
 

Children:

  1. Albert [b 1870]
  2. Annie [b 1872] who was a weaver (worsted) [1891]
  3. Ruth Helby [b 1875] who was a drawer (worsted) [1891]
  4. Allan [b 1877] who was a doffer (worsted) [1891]
  5. Emily [b 1879] who was a spinner (worsted) [1891], a worsted winder [1901]
  6. Tetlow [b 1880] who was a doffer (worsted) [1891], a blacksmith's striker [1901]
  7. Beatrice [b 1885] who was a worsted spinner [1901]

The family lived at

  • 5 Bridge End, Luddenden [1871]
  • 30 Eton Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 358 Queens Road, Halifax [1901]

Living with them [in 1881] was niece Elizabeth Wormald [aged 20] (servant) 

Wormald, John
[1849-1928] Son of Jonas Wormald.

He was a joiner [1871] / a joiner of Midgley [1873] / a grocer [1891] / a grocer/shop keeper [1901] / of private means [1911].

On 22nd January 1873, he married Ruth Birtwhistle [1849-1???].


Ruth, of Warley, was born in Mount Tabor, the daughter of Joseph Birtwhistle, mason
 

Children:

  1. Jonas [b 1876]
  2. Joseph [b 1878]
  3. Rufus
  4. Joshua

The family lived at

  • High Street, Midgley [1891] [1901]
  • 16 Halifax Lane, Luddenden [1911, 1915]

John (possibly) died in 1928

Wormald, John Ernest
[1870-19??] Son of John Wormald.

He was a pork butcher [1905]

He married (1) Unknown.

In 1905, he married Ruth Hannah in Halifax.


Ruth Hannah born in Wyke, the daughter of Joshua Reid and widow of Fred Shaw
 

In 1911, Ruth Hannah and the children were living at 133 Claremont Terrace, Huddersfield Road, Elland with her father

The family lived at

  • 4 Adelaide Place, West Vale

In 1915, Ruth Hannah was living at Drumand Street, Perth, Ontario, Canada

Wormald, Jonas
[1800-1884] He was a weaver of Warley [1823] / a farmer of 32 acres [1851] / a farmer [1861, 1871] / a former farmer [1881].

In 1823, he married Judith Murgatroyd [1803-1???].


Judith came from Warley
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1824]
  2. John
  3. Thomas [b 1830] who was a stone mason [1851]
  4. Samuel [b 1832] who was an apprentice blacksmith [1851]
  5. Josiah [b 1835] who was a farm labourer [1851]
  6. Bethel
  7. Sarah Ann [b 1839]
  8. Caroline [b 1842]

The family lived at

  • Eveshouses (near Boothsteads) Warley [1851, 1861, 1871]
  • Benns Lane, Luddenden [1881]

Jonas died [14th December 1884].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £331 9/9d.

The will was proved by Joshua Wormald of Riding Head, Luddenden (farmer) 

Wormald, Jonas
[1820-1849] Son of William Wormald.

Baptised at Ovenden [1820]

He was an ag.lab [1841] a stone delver of Ovenden [1842].

On 6th February 1842, he married Sarah Holgate.


Sarah was the daughter of John Holgate
 

Children:

  1. Ruth [born 31st May 1846] who married [21st May 1868] William Ellis [1845-1???] a delver of Ovenden, son of Jacob Ellis, stone merchant

Sarah died 6 days after giving birth to Ruth [5th June 1846].

Jonas died [22nd November 1849].

After his death, Ruth went to live with her grandmother Mary Wormald

Wormald, Jonas
[1821-1884] Son of Jacob Wormald.

He was a clog & patten maker of Midgley [1845] / a clog & patten maker [1851] / a clog & patten maker & grocer [1861] / a grocer [1871, 1881].

On 30th October 1845, he married Ellen Bedford [1824-1???].


Ellen, of Warley, was the daughter of Phineas Bedford, weaver
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [b 1847] who was a dressmaker [1871] & married [1870] David Wilcock [1845-1871]
  2. John
  3. Emily [b 1852] who was a weaver [1871] & married [5th December 1886] married Alderson Ogden [1857-1???] (warehouseman) of Luddenden, son of John Ogden (warehouseman) 
  4. William Henry

The family lived at

  • Luddenden [1851, 1861]
  • Church Gate, Midgley [1871]
  • Luddenden [1881]

Jonas died [14th June 1884].

Probate records show that he left personal effects valued at £210 9/9d.

Administration was granted to his widow Ellen

Wormald, Jonas
[1850-1912] Son of James Wormald, a stone merchant.

Born in Ovenden.

He was a delver of Ovenden [1873] / a driver [1908] / a farmer's man [1881] / a farmer [1891, 1901].

In 1873, he married Emma Robinson [1852-1???].


Emma, of Ovenden, was born in Denholme, Bradford, the daughter of Joshua Robinson, farmer
 

Children:

  1. Annie [b 1876]
  2. Sarah a [b 1878]
  3. Ellen [b 1880] who was a tailoress [1901], & married Harry Earnshaw
  4. Sam [b 1883] who was an apprentice mason [1901]
  5. Harold [b 1890]

The family lived at

In 1911, Jonas was an out-of-work widower, living with daughter Ellen Earnshaw & family at 31 Handel Street, Hopwood Lane, Halifax.

Jonas died in 1912 (aged 61) 

Wormald, Joseph
[1813-1875] Born in Ovenden.

He was a labourer of Ovenden [1834] / a stone delver [1841] / a stone cutter [1851] / a stone quarrier [1861] / a delver [1868] / a stone quarrier & beer seller at Denholm, Luddenden Foot [1871] / a beerhouse keeper at Luddenden Foot – (possibly) the Black Lion, Luddendenfoot [1875].

In 1834, he married Betty Foulds [1813-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Betty came from Warley
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1837] who was a factory labourer [1851], a worsted factory worker [1861]
  2. James [b 1838]
  3. Sarah [b 1841] who was a factory labourer [1851], a worsted factory worker [1861]
  4. John
  5. Hannah [b 1842] who was a factory labourer [1851], a worsted factory worker [1861] and who married Thomas Wilson
  6. Elizabeth [b 1852] who married [1874, Halifax] Squire Mitchell

The family lived at

  • Green Royd, Ovenden [1841]
  • Ovenden Wood, Upper Brown Hirst, Ovenden [1851]
  • 2 Riding, Ovenden [1861]
  • Denholm, Luddenden Foot [1871]

Joseph died in 1875.

In 1878, Betty was landlady of the Black Lion, Luddendenfoot.

Son John took over from Betty at the Black Lion

Wormald, Joseph
[1824-1???] Son of John Wormald, farmer.

He was a labourer of Warley [1852] / an ag. lab [1861].

In 1852, he married Martha Turner [1827-1880].


Martha, of Warley, was the daughter of Thomas Turner, mason.

She had 2 illegitimate children: John [b 1848] & Mary A [b 1850].

She was a washerwoman [1871]

 

Children:

  1. Emma [b 1855]
  2. Joseph [b 1860]
  3. William [b 1863]
  4. Hannah [b 1870]

The family lived at Newlands Gate, Warley [1861, 1871].

A Joseph Wormald died in 1871 (aged 52).

In 1872, Martha married William Butterworth [1826-1???].


William, a labourer of Warley, was the son of Isaac Butterworth, excavator
 

Martha died in 1880 (aged 53) 

Wormald, Joshua
[1???-1???] Churchwarden for Stainland

Wormald, Joshua
[1790-18??] He was a farmer [1841] / a farmer of 10 acres [1851].

He married Margaret [1790-1861].

Children:

  1. William [b 1816] who was a journeyman joiner [1841]
  2. Joshua
  3. John
  4. daughter Epenetus [b 1829] who was a straw bonnet maker [1851] & married [1863] widower Thomas Eastwood [b 1828] (inn keeper), son of William Eastwood (inn keeper) 

The family lived at Riding Head, Warley [1841, 1851].

Margaret died in 1861

Wormald, Joshua
[18??-18??]

He (possibly) married Elizabeth (Betty) Barber.

Children:

  1. John [b 1790] who (possibly) married [November 1811] Sarah Longbottom of Warley
  2. Sally [b 1791]
  3. Jacob
  4. Joseph [bapt 1796]
  5. Jonas [bapt 1798] who (possibly) married [December 1823] Judith Murgatroyd of Warley

The family lived at Mare Hill, Warley [1794-1798]

Wormald, Joshua
[1820-1889] Son of Joshua Wormald.

He was a farmer / an apprentice tailor [1841] / a tailor [1851] / Registrar of births and deaths for Luddenden and for Warley [1850, 1861, 1871, 1874] / Rate collector [1871] / Registrar of births & deaths [1881].

He never married.

He lived at Riding Head, Warley [1851, 1861, 1871, 1881].

Joshua died in 1889

Wormald, Joshua
[1887-1937] Son of John Wormald.

He was a grocer / a retired grocer [1937].

He lived at 30 High Street, Luddenden [1937].

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

He survived the War.

He died in the Royal Halifax Infirmary [26th August 1937].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £1,578 10/10d [Resworn £1,538 10/10d]. Probate was granted to brother Joseph Wormald (grocer)  and Margaret Wormald (spinster) 

Wormald, Leonard
[1858-1922] Son of Matthew Mitchell Wormald.

Born in Ovenden.

He was a boot finisher [1881, 1891] / a boot maker (own account) [1901] / a boot repairer (own account) [1911].

In 1899, he married Mary Jane Smith.

They had no children.

They lived at 13 Hanson Lane, Halifax [1901, 1911, 1922]

Living with them [in 1901] was boarder Frederick J. Leach [b  1875] (commercial Clerk).

Living with them [in 1911] was boarder Francis Gledhill [b  1878] (compositor).

Leonard died [22nd July 1922] (aged 65).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £689 12/6d.

Probate was granted to his widow Mary Jane

Wormald, Matthew Mitchell
[1816-1870] (Possibly) son of Mary & William Wormald.

(Possibly) baptised at Luddenden [14th January 1816].

He was landlord of the Shoulder of Mutton, Mount Tabor [1834] / an inn keeper [1841] / landlord of the Shoulder of Mutton, Ovenden [1845] / a stone merchant/inn keeper employing 12 hands [1851] / a farmer of 11 acres [1861] / a farm bailiff [1870].

In 1835, he married Susey Heron [1817-1???].

Children:

  1. Thomas
  2. Mary [b 1837]
  3. Rebecca [b 1839]
  4. James [b 1840]
  5. Sarah Ann [b 1842]
  6. John [b 1844]
  7. Matthew Mitchell [1847-1848] who died aged 1 year 8 months and was buried 20th December 1848
  8. Matthew Mitchell [b 1849] who was a millwright [1871]
  9. Charles
  10. William [b 1853] who was a millwright [1871]
  11. Susey [b 1855]
  12. Leonard

The family lived at

  • Moor End, Ovenden, Halifax [1841, 1851]
  • 1 Upper Heath Hill, Ovenden, Halifax [1861]
  • 40 Cavendish Terrace, West End, Sons Halifax [1871]
  • Cavendish Terrace, Halifax [1881]
  • 40 Cavendish terrace, Halifax [1891]

Matthew Mitchell Wormald died [19th July 1870] (aged 54).

He was buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden Letters of Administration were granted to son Thomas

Wormald, Richard
[1806-18??] Son of Richard Wormald, worsted manufacturer.

He was a delver of Northowram [1846].

In 1823, he married (1) Isabella Thomas [18??-1846].

Children:

  1. Saville [b 1824]
  2. Elizabeth [b 1827]
  3. Charles [b 1830]
  4. Harriet [b 1834]
  5. Mary A. [b 1837]

Isabella died in 1846.

In 1846, he married (2) Betty.


Betty was the daughter of Joshua Holmes, spinner, and the widow of Mr Maude
 

Wormald, Rufus
[1884-1937] Son of John Wormald.

He was a grocer's assistant [1911].

He lived at 16 Halifax Lane, Luddenden [1937].

Rufus died in the Royal Halifax Infirmary [31st May 1937].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £675 17/-.

Probate was granted to Margaret Wormald (Spinster)  and brother Joshua

Wormald, Ruth
[1800-1871] Daughter of Timothy Wormald.

Baptised 23rd November 1800.

She never married.

In 1841, she was living with Elijah Wormald, inn keeper at Luddenden.

She was licensed victualler at the Lord Nelson, Luddenden [1851, 1861, 1871].

Her sister Mrs Helen Bostock lived with her and worked as a barmaid.

Living with them [in 1861] was lodger James Bailey [b 1837] (schoolmaster born Liverpool).

Living with them [in 1871] were niece Fanny Wormald [b 1838] (born Manchester) and servant Mary Rebitt [b 1824] (born Ovenden).

Ruth died [Q3 1871] (aged 71) 

Wormald, Saville
[1824-1???] Son of Richard Wormald.

He was a stone merchant employing 6 men [1851] / a farmer of 4 acres & stone delver employing 4 men.

In 1846, he married Jane Bentley [1827-1???].


Jane was born in Elland
 

Children:

  1. Bentley
  2. Sarah Hannah [b 1851]

The family lived at

  • Northowram Village [1851, 1861]
  • Towngate, Northowram [1871]

Saville died in 1868 (aged 43).

Jane was a farmer of 7 acres & stone merchant employing 4 men [1871].

Living with them [in 1851] were his sisters Harriet Wormald [b  1835] & Mary A. Wormald [b 1837]

Living with them [in 1861, 1871] was niece Ann E. Wormald [b  1858]

Wormald, Saville Wilkinson
[1872-1951] Son of Bentley Wormald.

He was a draper's assistant [1901] / a drapery salesman [1911].

In 1901, he (possibly) married Eliza Haley [1875-19??].

Children:

  1. Louis Percival [b 1904] who was a clergyman [1951]

The family lived at 145 Gladstone Street, Bradford [1911, 1951].

Saville Wilkinson died at The Park, Rooley Lane, Bradford [10th October 1951] (aged 78).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £331 11/4d.

Administration was granted to son Louis Percival

Wormald, Thomas
[1830-1???] Born in Warley.

He was a stone mason [1881] / a mason [1883].

He married Elizabeth [1830-1???].

Children:

  1. Amelia [b 1854] who was a drawer [1881], a wool drawer [1891] & married [6th June 1891] John Henry Simpson [b 1855] (painter of Queensbury), son of Richard Simpson, labourer
  2. Emily [b 1856] who was a winder [1881], & married Albert Slinger
  3. William [b 1863] who was a cotton piecer [1881]

The family lived at 28 Clement Street, Halifax [1881]

Wormald, Thomas
[1836-1906] Son of Matthew Mitchell Wormald.

Born in Luddenden.

He was a manager of Yorkshire Street, Oldham [1862] / an agent [1871] / a book keeper in Oldham [1870] / a stone merchant [1881, 1891, 1901].

In 1862, he married Alice Roscoe [1831-1???].


Alice, of Roscoe Street, Oldham, was the daughter of Peter Roscoe, wheelwright
 

Children:

  1. Frances Ellen [b 1864] who never married
  2. Roscoe [1868-1927]
  3. Charles Hubert/Herbert [b 1870]

The family lived at

  • 15 Roscoe Street, Oldham (above Town) [1871]
  • 323 Park Road, Oldham above Town [1881, 1891, 1901]
  • 157 Greengage Street, Oldham [1912]

Thomas died in 1906 (aged 70).

Alice died [18th February 1912].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £1,002 10/-.

Probate was granted to daughter Frances Ellen Wormald

Wormald, Thomas
[1848-1919] Son of John Wormald.

He was a clerk [1881, 1911] / a commercial clerk [1912] / a bookkeeper [1919].

He never married.

He lived in the family home at Benns Lane, Luddenden [1919].

He died [14th December 1919].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £6,721 7/6d.

Probate was granted to Alfred Hoyle (waste dealer)  and Patchett Wormald (commercial clerk) 

He was buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden

Wormald, Timothy
[1768-1836] Son of Joshua Wormald.

Baptised at Luddenden [30th October 1768].

On 26th August 1794, he married Betty Cockroft.

Children:

  1. Joshua [bapt 22nd April 1795]
  2. James [bapt 7th December 1796]
  3. (possibly) Elizabeth [31st March 1799-December 1799]
  4. Ruth
  5. Timothy [17th January 1803-1810]
  6. Helen
  7. Thomas [7th June 1805]
  8. Susy [12th August 1807-1808]
  9. Timothy [1813-1814]

The family lived at Midgley.

Timothy died in 1836 (aged 68).

Members of the family were buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden: daughter Elizabeth [4th December 1799]; daughter Susy [7th December 1808]; son Timothy [20th March 1810]; son #2 Timothy [1st December 1814]; Timothy (senior) [9th March 1836]

Wormald, William
[17??-18??] He was a stone merchant [1848]

He married Mary [1786-18??].


Mary was a farmer [1841] / a landed proprietor [1851]
 

Children:

  1. William [b 1819] who was a stone merchant [1841]
  2. Jonas
  3. John [b 1826] who was an ag.lab [1841]
  4. Jacob
  5. Hannah [b 1826]

The family lived at

  • Green Royd, Ovenden [1841]
  • Upper Brown Hurst, Ovenden Wood [1851]

Living with widowed [?] Mary [in 1849], was orphaned granddaughter Ruth.

In 1868, Ruth married William Ellis

Wormald, William Henry
[1857-1909] Son of Jonas Wormald.

Born in Midgley.

He was a pupil-teacher [1871] / a school master [1881].

On 4th January 1881, he married Ann Patchett [1859-1909] in Halifax.


Ann was born in Warley, the daughter of Henry Patchett, inn keeper
 

Children:

  1. Jacob [1881-1881]
  2. Patchett [1882-1931]
  3. John Frederick [b 1896]
  4. Dora [b 1888]
  5. Sarah Ann [b 1891]
  6. William Henry

The children were born in Warley/Luddenden, and baptised at St Mary's Church, Luddenden

Wormald, William Henry
[1896-1918] Son of William Henry Wormald.

Born in Luddenden [26th August 1896].

During World War I, he served as a Lance Bombardier with A Battery 256th Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He died of wounds [31st July 1918] (aged 21).

He was buried at St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France [Q IV H 15]

He is remembered on Luddenden & Midgley War Memorial, on the Memorial at Hebden Bridge United District Secondary School, and on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Luddenden

 

Wormald surname
Other forms of the surname include Wormall and Wormwell.

Recorded in 1308.

In 1316, William and John of Wolrumwall were fined 6d for allowing beasts to escape on to land at Baytings, and William of Bythstonlay and Henry of Lynlay of Rysscheworth burgled the house of William of Wolrunwall and his brother Robert and stole 20/- in silver.

The name has many historical forms – Wolrumwall, Wolrunwall, Wormall, Wormewall, Wournewall, and Wulfrunwell - and is derived from Norse roots meaning a wild boar spring.

The name originates in Wormald, Rishworth.

There are over 50 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wormald, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Wormald:


Marriages 1810, 1900
 

The Wormald family
The family is found in Halifax, Doncaster, Wakefield and other places.

See The Wormald family of Rishworth

The Wormald family of Rishworth
Originally from Wormald, Rishworth.

See The Wormald family



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