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Ashworth, AbelRef 176-37
Ashworth, Abel: [1815-1???] A woolcomber from Sowerby.

He married Jane [1817-1???].

Children:

  1. Peggy [b 1838]

They lived in Warley [1841].

In 1842, he was one of a gang of 7 local men who were charged with forging and circulating counterfeit notes & coin, as described in the Foldout.

He was committed for trial.

At the Crown Court [21st March 1842], he was convicted of uttering forged notes and sentenced to 15 years and to be transported.

Ashworth was received aboard the prison hulk ship Justitia moored at Woolwich [7th April 1842].

He was aboard the Susan which departed 21st April 1842, and arrived at Van Diemen's Land [25th July 1842]

Ashworth, AbrahamRef 176-207
[16??-1728] Of Warley.

He married 6 times.

Children:

  1. Caleb

Ashworth, AbrahamRef 176-521
[1750-1835] Of Machpelah, Hebden Bridge

Ashworth, AbrahamRef 176-32
[1788-1861] Born in Ovenden.

He was a worsted weaver [1841] / formerly worsted weaver [1851] / a Chelsea Pensioner [1861].

He married Sarah [1789-1862].


Sarah was born in Bingley
 

Children:

  1. Abraham [b 1825] who was a worsted spinner [1841], an  engine tenter [1851], an engineer [1861]
  2. Susan [b 1827] who was a worsted spinner [1841], a  factory hand [1851], a worsted reeler [1861]

They lived at

  • Old Lee Bank, Ovenden [1841]
  • Lee Bank, Ovenden [1851]
  • Lee Bank Side, Ovenden [1861]

Living with them [in 1841] was David Brook.

Abraham died 20th November 1861 (aged 73).

Sarah died 17th November 1862 (aged 73).

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 4449] with David Brook

Ashworth, AbrahamRef 176-744
[1818-1858] A woolsorter with James Akroyd & Son.

He was married with 7 children. The family lived at Scott's Row, Back Foundry Street, Halifax.

On 5th December 1858, he attempted to murder his wife and then committed suicide. He had been ill for some time, and his wife and children were being supported by Akroyd's sick society. Newspaper reports said that his wife's recovery was doubtful

Ashworth, Agnes WhitfieldRef 176-52
[1806-1899] Daughter of Philip Howard Ashworth.

Born 2nd May 1806.

She was a visitor at Ladies' School of Marie Louisa Jarry at 19  Akeds Road, Halifax [1861] / a schoolmistress [1871] / a retired schoolmistress [1881, 1891].

She never married.

She lived at

  • 39 York Place, Bilton with Harrogate (with her sisters  Frances R. Ashworth & Louisa C. Ashworth) [1871]
  • 8 North Parade, Bath St James, Somerset (with her sister  Louisa C. Ashworth) [1881]
  • 46 Upper Grosvenor Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent (with her sisters  Louisa C. Ashworth & Frances R. Ashworth) [1891]
  • 46 Upper Grosvenor Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent [1899]

Agnes died at home [19th March 1899].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £4,590 8/10d.

Probate was granted to her nephew Edward Howard Ashworth (bank manager), the son of Rev Arthur Howard Ashworth

Ashworth, Albert RichardRef 176-8
[1863-1933] Born in Wadsworth

He was a cloth worker / Secretary of Hebden Bridge Liberal Club [1917].

In 1897, he married Hannah Vernon [1872-1955] in Todmorden.

Children:

  1. Vernon
  2. Raymond [1900-25th May 1974] who married Agnes Marie  (Nan) [1906-30th April 1998]
  3. Harry Norman [1902-18th June 1965]  who married Marjorie
  4. Margaret Grace [b 1904]
  5. Gwendolen Mary [b 1907]
  6. Edward [1909-26th May 1948] who  married Gladys May

The children were born in Hebden Bridge.

They lived at 11 Montrose Buildings, Hebden Bridge [1915].

Albert Richard died 12th April 1933 (aged 69).

Hannah died 24th April 1955 (aged 83).

The couple & other members of the family () were buried at Wainsgate Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge [Grave Ref: C664]

Ashworth, Alice HealeyRef 176-45
[1851-1901] Born in Rochdale.

She was a dressmaker (living at Little Clegg, Butterworth, Rochdale with her  motherMaria Ashworth [b 1822] (former domestic servant)   [1881] / a dressmaker (shown as married, visiting the family of Thomas Tabiner at Harrow Street, Halifax) [1891] / a fustian tailoress [1901] / a ready made clothier's finisher [1911]. Children:

  1. Harold Tabiner
  2. Samuel Harry

They lived at

  • Lane Side, Mytholmroyd [1901]
  • 2 Lane Side, Mytholmroyd [1911]

Ashworth, ArthurRef 176-253
[1890-1917] Son of Hiram Ashworth.

He was a successful art student / a shop assistant (provision stores) [1911] / employed by the Maypole Company, Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Driver with the 15th Battery Royal Field Artillery.

He was killed whilst asleep in his dugout when a shell burst [20th October 1917] (aged 27).

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 4-6 & 162], in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Trinity United Methodist Free Church, Walsden

Ashworth, Rev Arthur HowardRef 176-726
[1818-1874] MA.

Son of Philip Howard Ashworth.

Baptised at Pellon Lane Particular Baptist Church [29th November 1818].

He was educated at Heath Grammar School [1832] / Brasenose College Oxford University [1842, 1845] / a visitor at Ipsley, Warwickshire [1851] / Anglican rector of Didcot / minor canon at York Cathedral [1853] / vicar of St Mary Bishop Hill Junior, York [1853, 1857] / vicar of Nether Wallop, Hampshire [1857, 1874].

On 9th June 1854, he married Mary Georgianna Barnard at East Stonehouse, Devon.


Mary Georgianna was born in Plymouth
 

Children:

  1. Mary Frances [b 12th November 1856; bapt 14th December  1856]
  2. Agnes Catherine [b 1858]
  3. Margaret [b 1860]
  4. Alice Elizabeth [b 1861]
  5. Edward Howard [b 1863] who was a bank manager [1899]
  6. Louise Beatrice [b 1864]
  7. Sidney Howard [b 1865]

The family lived at The Vicarage, Nether Wallop, Hampshire [1861, 1871].

Arthur died at Nether Wallop [15th November 1874].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £3,000.

His will was proved by his widow Mary Georgianna

Ashworth, CalebRef 176-208
[1???-1738] Of Northowram.

Son of Abraham Ashworth.

He married Mehetabel [d 1728]

Ashworth, CorneliusRef 176-88
[1752-1821] Handloom weaver of Ovenden.

He was one of the last people able to make a living from the dual economy of weaving and small-scale farming.

He was a diarist daily recording in his 4 diaries the social conditions in the area in the years from 4th October 1782, 1785, 1809 and 1815.

He lived at Walt Royd.

He became Overseer of the Poor at Ovenden [1780].

He worshipped at Square Independent Chapel, Halifax until he joined Pellon Lane Baptists in 1795.


Question: Around 1819, Rev Edward Ramsden wrote a letter to his [Ramsden's] mother in which he mentioned that Cornelius had moved into some cottages, possibly near to Jumples Mill. Does anyone know where Cornelius went to live?

 

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. daughter who married Mr Marsden

Cornelius died 18th June 1821 (aged 69).

See The Diaries of Cornelius Ashworth and Pellon Baptist School

Ashworth, DavidRef 176-22
[1821-1???] Illegitimate son of Esther Ashworth of Shelf.

Baptised at St John the Baptist, Coley [29th April 1821]

Ashworth, DickenRef 176-83
[1946-] Real name Terence Dicken Ashworth.

Actor born in Todmorden [18 July 1946].

He began work as an English and Drama teacher, and was a member of several repertory companies before moving into television. He has played many film and TV rôles

Ashworth, DorothyRef 176-5
[1932-2004] Born in Manchester [20th June 1932].

Headmistress of St Mary's Church of England School, Luddendenfoot [24th August 1982-22nd December 1982].

She died in Halifax [27th October 2004]

Ashworth, Edmund LordRef 176-186
[1887-1915] Son of Handley Ashworth.

He was trained at St John's College, Battersea / a pupil-teacher [1901] / a teacher at Holy Trinity School, Halifax [1908] / a teacher (county council elementary school) [1911] / a writer for the Hebden Bridge Times / a sportsman, playing rugby, football & cricket for Halifax & Hebden  Bridge.

During World War I, he enlisted on 5th September 1914, and was one of the first to join the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) where he served as a Lance Corporal.

After training, he went to France in April 1915.

He was injured in a bombing accident, given a lieutenant's commission, and had just returned to the front line.

He died after being pierced through the heart by a German sniper [13th December 1915] (aged 29).

He was buried at Talana Farm Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref III D 1].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Halifax Teachers', on the Memorial at Halifax Secondary School, on the Memorial at Saint James Church, Hebden Bridge, and on the Memorial at Hebden Bridge United District Secondary School

Ashworth, EdwardRef 176-35
[1797-1875] Born in Halifax.

He was a cloth dresser (shown as Edmund) [1841] / a cordwainer journeyman [1851] / chapel keeper [1861, 1871].

He married Sarah [1795-1878].


Sarah was born in Southowram
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1819] who was a burler of cloth [1851, 1861]
  2. William [1821-1891] who was a cloth dresser [1841], a  journeyman carpet weaver [1851], a cloth dresser [1861, 1871]  
  3. Frederick [b 1823] who was a whitesmith [1861, 1871]
  4. Sarah Ann [1825-1892] who was a woollen cloth saver  [1851]
  5. George [b 1827]
  6. Ellen [b 1831] who was a power loom weaver (worsted)   [1851]
  7. Emma [b 1835] who was a woollen cloth saver [1851]

They lived at

  • Sun Fold, Halifax [1841]
  • 10 Bath Terrace, Halifax [1851]
  • 8 Hanover Street, Halifax [1861]
  • Hanover Street, Halifax [1871]

Living with them [in 1851] were grandchildren Margaret Ashworth [b 1840] (worsted spinner)  & Edward Ashworth [b 1842] (roper twiner).

Living with them [in 1861] were grandchildren Edward J. Ashworth [b 1842] (house painter), George Ashworth [b 1846] (card setting machine tenter)  & Mary A. Ashworth [b 1853].

Living with them [in 1871] was granddaughter Mary A. Ashworth [b 1853].

Edward died 4th December 1875 (aged 78).

Sarah died 19th January 1878 (aged 83).

The couple & the children were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1161]

Ashworth, EdwinRef 176-10
[1854-1928] Born in Wadsworth

On 7th February 1881, he married Sarah Redman [1854-1929] in Halifax.


Sarah was born in Wadsworth
 

Children:

  1. Annie who died in infancy
  2. Ernest
  3. Amy [1888-22nd August 1959] who married John Henry Redman

They lived at 18 Lee View, Hebden Bridge [1911]

Edwin died 21st March 1928 (aged 74).

Sarah died 10th July 1929 (aged 76).

Members of the family were buried at Wainsgate Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge [Grave Ref: F795]

Ashworth, Ellen FlorenceRef 176-135
[1858-1942] Daughter of William Christopher Ashworth.

Born in Millwood [28th December 1858].

She was a cotton weaver [1881] / a barmaid at the Swan with Two Necks, Todmorden (where her  widowed mother was innkeeper) [1891] / licensed victualler (own account) at the Halfway House, Todmorden [1901] / at the Swan Inn, Millwood (with her sister Mary  Hannah) [1911].

After the death of her mother Martha [1891], Ellen Florence became head of the household.

In 1901, her siblings Mary Hannah (licensed victualler assistant) / Martha (licensed victualler assistant) / Ann (dressmaker own account) / Emma (dressmaker own account) / Joseph (butcher & farmer own account) / Thomas (clogger own account self employed)  were living with Ellen Florence.

Living with Ellen & Mary Hannah [in 1911] and assisting with the business were their siblings Ann / Emma / Thomas.

Neither sister married.

Mary Hannah died in 1933.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £5,651.

Probate was granted to to her sister Ellen Florence.

Ellen Florence died in 1942

Ashworth, EphraimRef 176-16
[1811-18??] Son of Betty & John Ashworth of Jumples Mill.

Baptised 9th November 1812.

He married Betty Sutcliffe [1814-1891].

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [b 1833]
  2. Abraham [b 1835]
  3. John [b 1837]
  4. Mary [b 1840]
  5. William [b 1842]
  6. Elizabeth [1845-1874] who married John Simpson
  7. Emma [b 1848]
  8. George [b 1851]

The children were born in Halifax

Ashworth, ErnestRef 176-691
[1884-1951] DCM.

Son of Henry Ashworth

He was assisting his father in the family cab business [1901] / a cab driver [1911] / a member of the Territorials [1909].

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

He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for


consistent good work when in charge of transport. When two of his horses were killed, he reorganised his column with great coolness and proceeded.

He traversed nightly a fire-swept area, and never hesitated to proceed or failed to deliver his stores

 

His photograph appears with a report of his award in the Halifax Courier [15th January 1916].

He survived the War.

He died in Halifax in 1951 (aged 67) 

Ashworth, ErnestRef 176-9
[1886-1918] Son of Edwin Ashworth.

Born in Hebden Bridge.

He was a cotton fustian twister [1914].

During World War I, he enlisted in Todmorden [September 1914], and served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire) Regiment.

He was killed in action [10th April 1918].

He is remembered on the family grave at Wainsgate Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge [Grave Ref: F795] and on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 6 & 7]

Ashworth, Frances RosamondRef 176-53
[1822-1912] Daughter of Philip Howard Ashworth.

Born at Elland Bank [20th July 1822].

She was a servant/governess [1851] / a governess [1871] / a schoolmistress [1881] / a retired schoolmistress [1891] / a retired head of school [1901, 1911].

She never married.

She lived at

  • Ince Hall, Ince, Cheshire (with Elizabeth Jane Park [b   1800] landed proprietor) [1851]
  • Melcombe Regis (with her brother John Ashworth Ashworth)   [1861]
  • 39 York Place, Bilton with Harrogate (with her sisters Louisa  C. Ashworth & Agnes W. Ashworth) [1871]
  • Cross Beck Road, Ilkley, Yorkshire [1881]
  • 46 Upper Grosvenor Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent (with her sisters  Louisa C. Ashworth Agnes W. Ashworth) [1891, 1901, 1911]
  • Ringwood, 46 Upper Grosvenor Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent (with   her sisters Louisa C. Ashworth & Agnes W. Ashworth)   [1912]

Frances Rosamond died 15th October 1912.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £3,119 11/3d.

Probate was granted to her nephew Edward Howard Ashworth (bank manager)  & Arthur Henry Chanter (gentleman) 

Ashworth, FrankRef 176-42
[1870-1900] He was a weaver [1898].

In [Q2] 1894, he married Elsie Orrell [1877-19??] in Wortley.


Elsie was born in Wincobank, Sheffield.

She was a charwoman [1901]

 

Children:

  1. Mabel A. [b 1895] who was a cotton weaver [1911]
  2. Douglas [b 1897] who was a cotton weaver [1911] & served  in the Dardanelles, Egypt & in France with the Territorials [  World War I ]
  3. Horace
  4. Frank G. [b 1901]

The family lived at

  • 10 Dover Street, Todmorden [1898]
  • 261 Halifax Road, Todmorden [1901]
  • 4 Millwood Lane, Todmorden [1910]
  • 3 Burnt House, Todmorden [1911]
  • 8 Oldroyd, Todmorden [1917]

Frank died in Todmorden in 1900 (aged 30).

In 1904, Elsie married (2) Thomas Edward Woodhead in Todmorden.

Children:

  1. Elsie Woodhead [b 1907]

Thomas Edward Woodhead died in Todmorden in 1910 (aged 69).

He was buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone

Ashworth, FredRef 176-282
[1852-1909] JP.

Born in Bradford.

He was a warp sizer & cotton manufacturer (employer) [1891] / a cotton warp sizer (employer) [1901].

He was active in local affairs / one of the first Aldermen of the Borough of Todmorden [1896-1907] / deputy mayor [twice] / President of Todmorden Musical Society / County Magistrate [1906].

In 1882, he married Sarah Ormerod.


Sarah was the daughter of Peter Ormerod
 

Children:

  1. Jeanette Ormerod (Ashworth) [b 1884]
  2. Peter Ormerod (Ashworth) [b 1885] who was a solicitor's  articled clerk [1909], a solicitor [1911]
  3. Phyllis Mary Ormerod (Ashworth) [b 1888]

The children were born in Todmorden.

They lived at

  • Todmorden Hall, Todmorden [1891, 1901]
  • Arden Croft, Queens Drive, Ilkley [1911]

Fred died at home in Ilkley [29th August 1909] (aged 57).

He was cremated in Bradford and his remains were buried in the family grave at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone Probate records show that he left effects valued at £33,475.

Probate was granted to his widow Sarah, his son Peter, Henry Edgar Parkinson Ackroyd (gentleman), & William Ormerod (esquire) 

Ashworth, FredRef 176-50
[1869-1950] Born in Wadsworth.

He was a farmer (own account) [1901] / a farmer (employer) [1911].

In 1894, he married Emma Dewhirst [1867-1929] in Todmorden.

Children:

  1. Albert [b 1895] who was an apprentice wool sorter [1911],  & served in France as a gunner with the Royal Garrison  Artillery [World War I]
  2. Willie
  3. Sarah Alice [b 1897] who was a machinist [1911]
  4. Annie [b 1904]
  5. John Thomas [b 1906]

The family lived at Shaw Croft Farm, Pecket Well [1901-1918].

Living with them [in 1901] was sister-in-law Hannah Dewhurst [b 1863] (cotton mill hand) 

Ashworth, FredRef 176-258
[1893-1917] Son of Richard Ashworth.

Born in Todmorden.

He was a member of the British Socialist Party / a shuttle maker [1911] / employed as a body maker at J. Greenwood's Salford Shuttle  Works.

He was engaged to be married.

During World War I, he enlisted [14th March 1917], and served as a Private with B Company 6th Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment.

He went to France [24th June 1917].

He sustained serious shell wounds in the left leg [2nd December 1917], and suffered great loss of blood.

He died of his wounds in a Casualty Clearing Station in France [3rd December 1917] (aged 24).

Some reports give the date of his death as the 4th December.

The Todmorden & District News [14th December 1917] published an obituary with a photograph.

He was buried at Noeux-Les-Mines Communal Cemetery Extension, France [Grave Ref IV A 16].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Ashworth, FredRef 176-6
[1918-1942] Son of Janet & Egbert Ashworth of Halifax.

During World War II, he served as a Signalman with the 22nd Armoured Brigade Signals, Royal Corps of Signals

He died 12th June 1942 (aged 24).

He is remembered on the Alamein Memorial, Egypt [Grave Ref 51], and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Ashworth, GeorgeRef 176-568
[17??-18??] Of the Ashworth family. He was a cotton manufacturer at Jumble Hole Mill, Todmorden [1815]

Ashworth, Rev GeorgeRef 176-515
[1801-1835] Born April 1801.

Assistant Curate at Ripponden [1835].

On 1st February 1827, he married Elizabeth Whiteley [1801-1890] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Barkisland in 1801 and died in Barkisland on the 7/6/1890. George was buried in Elland & Elizabeth was buried Christ Church, Barkisland plot 271
 

Children:

  1. Betty [17th May 1828-28/10/1902] who never married, died  in the West Riding Asylum, Wakefield & was buried with her mother
  2. Joseph
  3. Eliza Bathsheba [31st December 1831-18th October 1880]  who never married & was buried with her mother

The children were born in Barkisland.

George died in Elland [2nd August 1835].

He was buried at Elland Parish Church

Elizabeth & her daughters died in Barkisland [7th June 1890].

She was buried at Christ Church, Barkisland [Grave Ref: 271]

Ashworth, GeorgeRef 176-36
[1811-1???] A stone mason from Halifax.

In 1842, he was one of a gang of 7 local men who were charged with forging and circulating counterfeit notes & coin, as described in the Foldout.

He was committed for trial to York Castle on a charge of putting off forged Bank of England £5 notes, and forged counterfeit silver.

At the Crown Court [21st March 1842], he was convicted of uttering forged notes and sentenced to 15 years and to be transported.

Ashworth (age 31) was received aboard the prison hulk ship Warrior moored at Chatham and Woolwich, [7th April 1842].

He was moved to the ship Earl Grey [19th September 1842], which left Plymouth on 5th October 1842 carrying 261 male convicts, and after a voyage of 101 days, arrived at Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land [14th January 1843]

Ashworth, GeorgeRef 176-2421
[1882-19??] Of Sowerby Bridge.

In 1889, he had received 6 strokes of the birch for stealing.

In 1893, he was sent for 3 years in a Reformatory after stealing 1 cwt of coal.

On leaving, he got a job as a teamer in Sowerby Bridge, but his employer had to discharge him on account of his habits.

On 15/16th May 1905, he broke into the restaurant at County Bridge, Sowerby Bridge, owned by Mr Waterhouse, and stole pork chops and a bottle of sauce. Later that night, he broke in a fish shop near the railway goods station, owned by Walter Jowett, and stole 7 eggs and some fried fish. When he was arrested, he admitted the offences, saying that he was starving. He was sent to prison for 1 month for each offence

Ashworth, George WheelhouseRef 176-728
[1816-1886] BA.

Son of Philip Howard Ashworth.

Born 21st February 1815.

He was educated at Heath Grammar School [1832] / University College Oxford [1840] / schoolmaster / clergyman.

He was

He was Trinity Road, Halifax. [1851] / lodging with Abraham Firth & family [1861, 1871 & / 1881]

Ashworth, GibsonRef 176-39
[1816-1880] Son of Robert Ashworth, weaver.

Born in Wadsworth.

He was a weaver of Ovenden [1837] / a worsted weaver [1841] / a hand loom carpet weaver worsted [1851] / a farmer of 8 acres [1861] / a coal merchant [1871].

He was a chartist and became sub-Secretary for Ovenden to the General Council for the National Charter Association [1843].

In 1846, he gave 10d towards a fund to get the Chartist leader, John Frost, pardoned after his transportation to Tasmania.

In 1837, he married (1) Elizabeth Whitley [1819-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Elizabeth was born in Ovenden, the daughter of John Whitley, weaver
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1838] who was a worsted spinner [1851], a cotton  factory hand [1861]
  2. Joshua Gibson [b 1840] who was a worsted spinner [1851],  an iron moulder [1861]
  3. Mary Gibson [b 1842]
  4. William [b 1846] who was a cotton factory hand [1861], a  cart driver [1871]
  5. Edwin [b 1849] who was a cotton factory hand [1861], a  stone mason [1871]
  6. Alice [b 1851] who was a worsted weaver [1871]
  7. Elizabeth [b 1854] who was a worsted weaver [1871]

An Elizabeth Ashworth died in Halifax [Q2 1853].

In 1856, he married (2) Jane Stansfield [1821-1891] in Halifax.


Jane was born in Wadsworth, the widow of Mr Stansfield.

She had a son by her first marriage: Abraham Stansfield [b  1844] (wood turner [1861]).

She was a worsted weaver [1861]

 

Children:

  1. Emma [b 1857] who was a worsted spinner [1871], a mill  hand [1881]
  2. Tom [b 1861] who was a book keeper [1881]

They lived at

  • Moor Side, Ovenden [1841]
  • Club House Lane, Ovenden [1851]
  • 7 Walton Buildings, Ovenden (Gibson & the children by his  first marriage) [1861]
  • Sod House Green, Ovenden (his wife Jane & their children)   [1861]
  • Sod House Green, Ovenden [1871]
  • 2 Sod House Green, Ovenden [1881]

Gibson died in Halifax in 1880 (aged 64).

The widowed Jane was a coal merchant [1881].

A Jane Ashworth died in Halifax [Q2 1891] (aged 69) 

Ashworth, HandleyRef 176-384
[1851-1931] Born in Stansfield.

He was apprenticed to Waddington & Bayes / working in Bury, Nottingham & Fleetwood / a journeyman working on the Todmorden & District News then the  Todmorden Advertiser / a reporter & compositor [1881] / a reporter & sub-editor on the Hebden Bridge Times & Gazette [1882]  / founding partner in Kershaw & Ashworth [1886] / a letterpress printer [1891] / a journalist author [1901] / a newspaper editor [1911].

and a keen sportsman (swimming, cycling, bowls, chess & billiards) / a founder member of the Calder Valley Rifle Club [1900] / a member of Lea Holme Bowling Club [1901] / a member of Halifax & District Amateur Bowling Club / President of Hebden Bridge Bowling Club / a member of the Prince Frederick [No 307] Masonic Lodge / a member of the Loyal Hope Todmorden Lodge, Oddfellows.

In 1878, he married Alice Lord in Todmorden.


Alice was the daughter of James Lord
 

Children:

  1. a daughter who died in infancy
  2. Will
  3. Edith [b 1881]
  4. Hannah [b 1885]
  5. Edmund Lord

The children were born in Todmorden

The family lived at

  • 12 Butterworth Street, Langfield [1881]
  • 28 Market Street, Hebden Bridge [1891]
  • 15 Adelaide Street, Hebden Bridge [1901]
  • Sandy Gate, Hebden Bridge [1911]

Living with them [in 1881] was widowed mother-in-law Hannah Lord.

Handley died in Todmorden [20th January 1931] (aged 79).

The Todmorden Advertiser & Hebden Bridge Newsletter [23rd January 1931] published an obituary which records that he was the oldest working journalist in Calderdale.

He was buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone. Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £2,944

Ashworth, Harold TabinerRef 176-46
[1886-1950] Son of Alice Healey Ashworth; father unknown, but possibly Thomas Tabiner who is shown as his father (deceased) on Harold's marriage record.

Harold was a creeler in cotton mill [1901] / a warper of Lane Side, Erringden [1910].

In 1910, he married Lily Turner [1888-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Lily came from Foster Clough, Wadsworth.

Her father is not recorded on the marriage record

 

A Harold T. Ashworth died in Todmorden [Q3 1950] (aged 63) 

Ashworth, HarrietRef 176-13
[1840-1895] (Possibly) daughter of Simon Ashworth.

She was a factory assistant (worsted) spinner [1851] / a worsted power loom weaver [1861] / a carpet setter [1881] / a lodging house keeper at 42 Greenwood Street, Halifax [1895].

She died 2nd March 1895 (aged 55).

She was buried at Stoney Royd Cemetery [Grave Ref: C 14 D]

Ashworth, HenryRef 176-678
[1856-19??] Born in West Vale.

He was a cotton spinner [1881] / a carrier & green grocer [1891] / a cab proprietor & carrier [1901] / a cab proprietor [1911]

In 1880, he married Harriet Roberts [1855-19??] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Joseph Roberts (Ashworth) [b 1881] who was assisting his  father [1901], a cab driver [1911]
  2. Ernest
  3. Alice [b 1888] who was a woollen weaver [1911]
  4. Hilda [b 1891] who was a woollen weaver [1911]
  5. James Henry [b 1895] who was a cab driver [1911]

The family lived at

  • Parr's Buildings, Cross Hills, Elland with Greetland [1881]
  • Stainland Road, Greetland [1891]
  • Elizabeth Street, Greetland [1901]
  • 7 Elizabeth Street, West Vale, Greetland [1911]

Living with them [in 1881] was visitor Matilda M Barstow [b  1826]

Ashworth, Henry AshworthRef 176-55
[1854-1908] Son of John Ashworth Ashworth.

Born in Iffley, Oxfordshire.

He was a land agent [1891].

In [Q3] 1890, he married Helen Alexandra Master [1863-1953] at Ludlow.


Helen was born in Gloucestershire, the daughter of Colonel William Master; her father was born in Dublin
 

They lived at

  • Hatfield, Leominster [1890]
  • Hampton Park House, Leominster (living with Helen's  family) [1891]
  • Bodenham, Leominster [1908]

Henry died at North Woods, Bristol [17th November 1908]

A Helen A. Ashworth died in Christchurch, Hampshire [Q1 1953] (aged 90) 

Ashworth, HiramRef 176-3
[1853-1929] Born in Cleckheaton.

He was a machinist at picker works [1881] / a machine tenter picker [1891] / a picker maker [1901] / a journeyman pickermaker [1911].

In 1874, he married (1) Sarah Taylor [1853-1885] in Todmorden.


Sarah was born in Stalybridge, Lancashire
 

Children:

  1. Edith [b 1876] who was an artificial flower maker [1891]
  2. Emily [b 1879]

Sarah died in Todmorden in 1885 (aged 32).

In 1886, he married (2) Sarah Fielden [1858-1???] in Todmorden.


Sarah was born in Walsden
 

Children:

  1. Herbert [b 1889] who was a cotton drawer [1901], a  shopman (grocery stores) [1911]
  2. Arthur
  3. Frank [b 1894] who was an apprentice electrician [1911]

The family lived at

  • 3 Clough, Walden, Todmorden [1881]
  • 4 Railway View, Todmorden [1891]
  • 687 Rochdale Road, Todmorden [1901]
  • 16 Chapel Street, Walsden [1911]
  • 4 Maitland Street, Walsden [1917]

Living with them [in 1901, 1911] was granddaughter Edith Fielden [b 1901].

Hiram died in Todmorden [Q4 1929] (aged 76) 

Ashworth, Horace OrrellRef 176-254
[1898-1917] Son of Frank Ashworth.

Born in Todmorden [27th March 1898]; baptised at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone [30th October 1898].

He was a member of the Todmorden Band / a member of the choir of St Paul's Church, Cross Stone / a cotton warehouse worker [1911] / a weftsman at Ridgefoot Mill, Todmorden.

During World War I, he enlisted [January 1916] (aged 17), and served as a Driver with the 372nd Battery Royal Field Artillery.

After training at Newcastle & Woolwich, he went to Mesopotamia on 25th June 1917.

He died 20th October 1917 (aged 19), accidentally drowned in Mesopotamia.

The Todmorden Advertiser & Hebden Bridge Newsletter [23rd November 1917] published an obituary and there was a photograph in the edition of 7th December 1917.

He is remembered on the Basra Memorial, Iraq [Grave Ref 3 & 60], and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Ashworth, JamesRef 176-272
[17??-1???] He was (possibly) a founder of Elland Particular Baptist Church [1789]

Ashworth, JamesRef 176-47
[1799-1870] He was a woollen twister [1841].

He married Ann [1798-1867].

Children:

  1. John [b 1826] who was a woollen twister [1841]
  2. Thompson [1824-1854] who was a store man [1841]  
  3. William [b 1827] who was a cotton piecer [1841]
  4. Hannah [b 1829] who was a cotton piecer [1841]
  5. Joseph [1834-1849]
  6. Betty [b 1840]

They lived at Farrar's Buildings, Halifax [1841].

Ann died 18th July 1867 (aged 69).

James died 19th September 1870 (aged 71).

The couple & the children were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 2775]

Ashworth, JamesRef 176-769
[1826-1890] He lived at Thornlee Villa / Oakleigh Villa, Todmorden.

He was involved in local affairs and was a member of Todmorden Local Board, a member of Todmorden School Board, and a partner in Heap & Ashworth

Ashworth, JamesRef 176-27
[1827-1???] He was a hand loom weaver [1861, 1881, 1891].

In 1855, he married Mary Mitchell [1832-1???].


There was a daughter Betty [b 1854/1855] who appears as Betty Ashworth on some records, but as Betty Mitchell (no father) when she married
William Redman
 

Children:

  1. Betty [b 1854] who married William Redman
  2. Ann [b 1857]
  3. Mary [b 1858]
  4. Sarah [b 1860]

They lived at Duck Hill, Wadsworth [1861, 1881, 1891]

Ashworth, JamesRef 176-43
[1849-1901] Son of Richard Ashworth, farm labourer.

Born in Wadsworth [10th June 1849].

He was a talented musician and played the cello (from the age of 13) / a popular concert performer / a member of the Hebden Bridge Choral & Harmonic Society / a member of the Todmorden Musical Society / a member of the Dean Clough Musical Society / a member of the Sowerby Bridge Choral Society / a member of the Halifax Philharmonic Society / a performer at concerts of the Northgate End Orchestral Society / choirmaster at Wainsgate Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge.

and a weaver of Wadsworth [1871] / a coachman – domestic servant [1881] / Assistant overseer & Local Board collector [1891] / Assistant overseer & rent collector [1901] / Assistant overseer for the parishes of Hebden Bridge, Mytholmroyd,  Wadsworth, Heptonstall & Erringden.

In [Q4] 1871, he married Elizabeth Robertshaw [1851-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Elizabeth was born in Wadsworth, the daughter of John Robertshaw, farmer
 

Children:

  1. John Wilfred

They lived at

  • Paddock, Wadsworth [1881]
  • 52 Market Street, Hebden Bridge [1891, 1901]

James died of Typhoid in the Fielden Hospital, Todmorden [3rd May 1901] (aged 51).

He was buried at Wainsgate Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge. After his death, son John Wilfred Ashworth was appointed assistant overseer for Mytholmroyd, to replace his father

Ashworth, JobRef 176-2
[1795-1866] Son of James Ashworth.

He was a weaver of Stansfield [1819] / a farmer [1841] / a labourer [1843] / a farmer of 12 acres [1851, 1861].

On 29th September 1819, he married Grace Holdsworth [1791-1847].

Children:

  1. Job
  2. Mary [bapt 1821] who was a dairymaid [1861]
  3. James [bapt 1823] who was a shoemaker [1861]
  4. Christiana [b 1825]
  5. Sarah [b 1827]
  6. Phineas [b 1829] who was a cotton power loom weaver [1861]
  7. Grace [b 1831]
  8. Elizabeth [b 1833]
  9. John [b 1835] who was a cotton power loom weaver [1861]
  10. Hannah [b 1837] who was a cotton power loom weaver [1861]

They lived at

Grace died in 1847.

Living with the family [in 1851] was father James Ashworth [b  1767] (retired quarryman).

Living with the family [in 1861] was grandson Sutcliffe Heyhirst [b 1847].

Job died 4th December 1866.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £100.

Letters of Administration were granted to son John

Ashworth, JobRef 176-4
[1821-1892] Son of Job Ashworth.

Born in Stansfield.

He was a weaver [1843] / a quarryman [1851] / a powerloom weaver (cotton) [1861] / a cotton weaver [1866, 1871] / a farmer of 17 acres [1881] / a farmer [1891].

On 9th April 1843, he married Susey Bentley [1822-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Susey, a weaver, was born in Stansfield, the daughter of John Bentley, labourer
 

Children:

  1. Thomas [b 1845] who was a powerloom weaver (cotton)   [1861], married & a cotton weaver [1881]
  2. John [b 1851] who was a bobbin setter (cotton) [1861], a  cotton weaver [1871]
  3. Job [b 1857]
  4. Susannah / Susy Ann [1859-1867]

They lived at

  • White Windows, Stansfield [1851]
  • Staupes, Stansfield [1861]
  • White Windows, Stansfield [1866]
  • Davy Lane Head, Stansfield [1871]
  • Mouse Nest, Stansfield [1881, 1891]

Living with them [in 1861] was widowed father-in-law John Bentley [b 1778] (chair bottomer).

Job died in Todmorden in 1892 (aged 70) 

Ashworth, JohnRef 176-2500
[1732-1800] Born in Rochdale [22nd May 1732].

He moved to Elland.

He was an early member of the Ashworth family of Elland-cum-Greetland.

He was a maltster & corn dealer / a shareholder in the Calder & Hebble Navigation Company [1790s].

He owned much land and property in Elland, Halifax [between Gibbet Street and Hopwood Lane], and Rochdale

He was active in the local Baptist cause and built Elland Particular Baptist Church

for the worship of God and the cultivation of morality

On 20th January 1755, he married Susanna Child [17??-1813] at Birstall.

Children:

  1. Thomas [1756-1786] who married Agnes
  2. Margaret [b 1768]
  3. Philip Howard
  4. John
  5. Agnes [1764-1805] who married John Whitfield
  6. Richard Johnson Daventry
  7. (possibly) Susanna [1774-1793]

They lived at Elland Bank.

John died suddenly at Elland Bank [19th January 1800] (aged 67).

His son John died 6 months later.

Susanna died 8th June 1813.

Members of the family were buried at Elland Baptist Church

Ashworth, JohnRef 176-8000
[1772-1800] Son of John Ashworth.

He was a maltster.

On 28th September 1791, he married Jane Ramsden [1769-1831] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. John [1792-1792]
  2. Thomas Ramsden
  3. John Harvey Ashworth
  4. Susanna Elizabeth [1797-1798]

John and his wife were estranged.

His father took over all of his son's responsibilities, selling off his personal effects & estate to discharge his debts and provide for his wife and children.

His father died suddenly [19th January 1800] (aged 67).

John died 6 months later.

John & children John & Susanna Elizabeth were buried at Elland Baptist Church.

Jane & son Thomas Ramsden were buried at Childwall, Wavertree, Liverpool

Ashworth, JohnRef 176-1025
[1778-1???] In 1791, he was apprenticed to Martin Mollineaux to learn the production of fustian.

On completing his apprenticeship, he became a fustian dealer

Ashworth, JohnRef 176-17
[1784-1847] Of Bessy Bridge, Wadsworth.

He married (1) Sally Redman.

Children:

  1. James [1827-1839]

Sally died in childbirth in 1827.

He married (2) Mary [1791-18??].

Children:

  1. Ann [b 1826] who was a mill hand [1841]
  2. Abraham [b 1826] who was a mill hand [1841]

He was killed by lightning at Mount Skip on Wednesday 8th July 1847

The Carlisle Patriot [16th July 1847] reported


About one o'clock in the afternoon, a most severe thunderstorm passed over Halifax. [John Ashworth] left his house at Bessy Bridge to get a fire poker repaired at a neighbouring smith's shop. On returning home with the poker, he was overtaken by the storm and took shelter in an outhouse at Mount Skip. As he was proceeding homewards, a flash of lightning struck him dead on the spot. The hair on one side of his body was severely burnt off, that part of his face and body being completely black. The remains were placed in a cart and conveyed home.

The poor man was 70 years of age, and has left a wife with 5 or 6 children

 

He was buried at Wainsgate Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge with his first wife

Ashworth, JohnRef 176-48
[1789-18??] Born in Ovenden.

He was a woollen weaver [1851] / a retired woollen weaver [1861].

He married Mary [1789-18??].


Mary was born in Birstall
 

Children:

  1. Thomas Ashworth
  2. Nancy [b 1826] who was a cotton repairer at factory  [1851], a card room hand [1861]
  3. Ann [b 1831] who was a cotton warper at factory [1851]

The family lived at

  • Wheatley, Ovenden [1851]
  • Brear Buildings, Ovenden [1861]

Living with them [in 1861] was grandson Joseph Ashworth [b  1843] (printer compositor apprentice) 

Ashworth, JohnRef 176-7960
[1794-18??] Born in Halifax.

He was a beerseller at an unidentified beerhouse at Spring Head, Erringden [1841, 1851].


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

 

He married Susan [1794-18??].

Children:

  1. Richard Horsfall [b 1812] who was an engine tenter [1841]

Living with them [in 1841] was Harriet Haslam [aged 15] (a mule piecer?) 

Ashworth, JohnRef 176-18
[1803-19??] Born in Halifax.

He was a beer seller at an unidentified beerhouse at 40 Green Hill, Halifax [1851].

He married Sarah [1812-1???].

Children:

  1. Joseph [b 1844]
  2. Sarah J. [b 1849]

Ashworth, JohnRef 176-159
[1811-1???] Born in Halifax.

He was a beer seller [1846].

He married (1) Unknown.

On 24th November 1846, he married (2) Sarah Horner in Halifax.


Sarah was the daughter of
Stephen Horner
 

Children:

  1. Joseph [1844-1855]
  2. Sarah Jane [1849-1872] who married John Bedford
  3. Annie [b 1854]

The children were born in Halifax

Ashworth, John AshworthRef 176-54
[1811-1890] MA.

Son of Philip Howard Ashworth.

Born at Elland Bank [9th July 1811].

He was educated at Christ Church Oxford [1832, 1836] / Brasenose College Oxford [1839] / Rector of Didcot, Berkshire [1851, 1861, 1881].

On 8th July 1851, he married Catherine Walsh [1820-1???].


Catherine, of Iffley, Oxfordshire, was the daughter of Charles Walsh, gentleman
 

Children:

  1. Philip Arthur
  2. Henry Ashworth
  3. Catherine Ruth [b 1856]
  4. John A. [b 1858]
  5. Mary J. [b 1857]

They lived at

  • 4 Royal Terrace, Melcombe Regis [1861]
  • The Rectory, Didcot (John & daughter Catherine  Ruth) [1881]

A Catherine Ashworth died at Cheltenham in 1866 (aged 84).

John died at The Rectory, Didcot [13th May 1890].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £14,296 4/6d.

His will was proved by son Henry Ashworth Ashworth

Ashworth, John FirthRef 176-463
[18??-1???] Newspaper proprietor at Hebden Bridge.

He published the Calder Vale Gazette.

In 1806, he was declared bankrupt

Ashworth, Rev John HarveyRef 176-20
[1796-1882] Son of John Ashworth.

He was curate of St Mary's, Rochdale.

He moved to Ireland and his brother Thomas Ramsden succeeded him at Rochdale

Ashworth, John WilfredRef 176-297
[1873-19??] Son of James Ashworth.

Born in Wadsworth.

He was a draper's assistant [1891] / Assistant overseer's clerk [1901] / Assistant overseer for Mytholmroyd (appointed to replace his father)   [1901] / Assistant overseer and clerk for Hebden Bridge. [1906] / Rate collector and Assistant Overseer of the Poor for Hebden Bridge  District [1909].

In 1896, he married Annie Ashworth [1877-19??] in Todmorden.

Children:

  1. Donald [b 1900]

They lived at 20 Lee View, Hebden Bridge [1901].

In January 1909, Auditors discovered that £170 had gone missing. John Wilfred was suspended from his post as assistant overseer and rate collector of Hebden Bridge. He left home on Sunday night [3rd January 1909], taking his 7-year-old son with him, and sent a note relinquishing his position as collector. He also gave instructions as to administering his affairs.

A warrant was issued for his arrest

Ashworth, JosephRef 176-34
[1823-1891] Born in Ovenden.

He was a wool comber [1851] / a labourer in carpet mill [1861] / a greengrocer [1871, 1881].

He married Hannah Normington [1821-1899].


Hannah was born in Ovenden.

She was (possibly) postmaster at Wheatley

 

Children:

  1. Thomas [b 1849] who was a labourer in carpet mill [1861]
  2. Benjamin [1851-1853]
  3. Nathan [b 1854] who was a bookkeeper [1871]
  4. Normington

They lived at

  • Ovenden [1851]
  • Cross, Ovenden [1861]
  • Wheatley [1871]
  • White Birks Terrace, Ovenden [1881]

Ashworth, JosephRef 176-23
[1830-1880] Son of Rev George Ashworth.

Born in Barkisland [23rd January 1830].

He was a paper maker [1849].

On 30th December 1849, he married Mary Whiteley [1831-1903] in Halifax.


Mary was born in Barkisland, the daughter of Martha & Robert Whiteley
 

Children:

  1. Eliza [1850-1858] who was buried with her parents
  2. Georgina [1852-1858] who was buried with her parents
  3. Martha [b 1855]
  4. Louisa [1857-1860] who was buried with her parents
  5. Elizabeth [b 1859]
  6. Robert [1861-1923] who was buried with his parents
  7. George [1863-1870] who was buried with his parents
  8. Joah [b 1865]
  9. Mary [b 1872]

Joseph died 13th February 1880.

Mary died in Stainland [6th May 1903].

They & other members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Barkisland [Grave Ref: 707]

Ashworth, JosephRef 176-4430
[1843-1900] Son of Thomas Ashworth.

He was a part-timer worsted repairer [1851] / a printer compositor apprentice (living with his Ashworth  grandparents) [1861] / a printer at Ann Street, Northgate [1870] / a farmer at Brackenbed Grange, Wheatley [1870] / a printer & farmer employing a journeyman, 2 boys, & 2 labourers  [1871] / a master printer (employing 7 men) at 14 Broad Street, Hx [1881] / a letter press printer [1891].

His nephew Normington Ashworth may have been working for Joseph as a jobbing printer [1881].

Joseph was trading as Joseph Ashworth & Sons Lithographers [1893, 1894].

In 1865, he married Elizabeth Hoyle [1845-1887].


Elizabeth was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Fred [1866-1943]
  2. Mary [b 1869]
  3. Annie [1870-1871]
  4. Frank [1873-1949] who married Martha Hannah  Gledhill [1870-1953] of Halifax, & had his own printing business  in Toxteth, Liverpool where he died

They lived at

  • 6 Brackenbed Grange, Ovenden [1871]
  • 16 Hanson Lane, Halifax [1881]
  • 13 Union Street South, Halifax [1891]

Joseph was a widower by 1891.

An Elizabeth Ashworth died in Halifax [Q2 1887] (aged 42) 

Ashworth, LawrenceRef 176-44
[1790-18??] Born in Heptonstall.

He was a cotton weaver [1841] / a grocer [1851].

He married Sally [1791-18??].


Sally was born in Heptonstall.

She was a bread baker [1851]

 

Children:

  1. Lawrence
  2. George [b 1822] who was a worsted weaver [1841], a  worsted hand loom weaver [1851], Chapel Keeper at York Street Wesleyan Chapel, Todmorden (until his brother Lawrence  took over) [1861]
  3. James [b 1826] who was a worsted weaver [1841],  choirmaster at Todmorden parish church [1904]
  4. Grace [b 1829] who was a worsted hand loom weaver [1851]
  5. Thomas [b 1833] who was a tailor [1851]
  6. Sarah [b 1833]

They lived at

  • Back Lane, Heptonstall [1841]
  • Heptonstall [1851]

Living with them [in 1851] was granddaughter Sally [b 1834] (cotton drawing frame tenter) 

Ashworth, LawrenceRef 176-28
[1817-1904] Son of Lawrence Ashworth.

He was a member of the Wesleyan chapel working in the school & chapel / a leading singer in the chapel / a worsted weaver in Heptonstall [1841] / a stocking weaver [1851] / Chapel Keeper at York Street Wesleyan Chapel, Todmorden  (having taken over from his brother George) [1861, 1871, 1881,  1891] / a retired chapel keeper [1901].

On 19th December 1841, he married Sally Greenwood [1819-1896] at Heptonstall Church.


Sally, a weaver, was born in Heptonstall, the daughter of Simeon Greenwood.

She was a silk drawer

 

The family lived at

  • North Gate, Heptonstall [1851]
  • York Street Wesleyan Chapel, Todmorden [1861]
  • 10 School Lane, York Street, Todmorden [1871, 1881]
  • Weavers Square, Heptonstall, Todmorden [1891, 1901]

Sally died in Todmorden in 1896 (aged 77).

Lawrence died in Todmorden [26th February 1904] (aged 86).

The Todmorden & District News [4th March 1904] published an obituary

Ashworth, Louisa ChildRef 176-57
[1813-1900] Daughter of Philip Howard Ashworth.

Born at Elland Bank [20th March 1813].

She was a governess [1851, 1861] / a schoolmistress [1871] / a retired schoolmistress [1881, 1891].

She never married.

She lived at

  • Elland Hall, Elland (with widow Maria Slater [b 1813])   [1851]
  • 51 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool [1861]
  • 39 York Place, Bilton with Harrogate (with her sisters Agnes  W. Ashworth & Frances R. Ashworth) [1871]
  • 8 North Parade, Bath St James, Somerset (with her sister  Agnes W. Ashworth) [1881]
  • 46 Upper Grosvenor Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent (with her sisters  Agnes W. Ashworth & Frances R. Ashworth) [1891]

Louisa died in Tunbridge Wells [13th May 1900].

Probate was granted to her sister Frances Rosamond Ashworth Probate records show that she left effects valued at £6,010 0/11d.

Ashworth, MargaretRef 176-173
[17??-18??] In 1772, she married Edmund Lord

Ashworth, NormanRef 176-95
[19??-19??] Of Halifax.

He and his wife had a dry-cleaning business in Albion Street, Halifax.

The couple began to buy property in Halifax until they had acquired all the houses on Balmoral Place.

He married Florence [19??-1970?].

Children:

  1. Robin

The family lived at Savile Green, Halifax

Ashworth, NormingtonRef 176-33
[1858-1930] Son of Joseph Ashworth.

He was a jobbing printer (probably working for his uncle Joseph Ashworth) [1881] / a printer stationer [1891] / a letterpress printer (employer) [1901, 1911]. He established Normington Ashworth Printers

In 1880, he married Emma Scott [1860-1927].


Emma was born in Northowram
 

Children:

  1. Edgar Normington (Ashworth) [1881-1936]
  2. Fanny [b 1884]
  3. Rowland Addison 1888- [b 1975]
  4. Evelyn [1891-1901]
  5. Cyril Thomas [1893-1935]
  6. Harry Clifford [1896-1963]
  7. Doris Alberta 1899- [b 1983]

They lived at

  • 16 Batley Street, Halifax [1881]
  • 74 Gibbet Street, Halifax [1891, 1901]
  • 36 Bayswater Terrace, Halifax [1911]

Ashworth, Philip ArthurRef 176-56
[1853-1???] BA.

Son of John Ashworth Ashworth.

He was educated at New College Oxford [1875] / a barrister at Middle Temple [11th May 1881]

Ashworth, Philip HowardRef 176-7503
[1770-1834] Son of John Ashworth.

Born at Sunney Bank, Batley [14th September 1769].

Like others in the Ashworth family of Elland-cum-Greetland, he was a Baptist.

He was a member of Pellon Lane Particular Baptist Church / a malt merchant [1804] / a maltster at Elland Bank / educated at Cambridge University [1798].

On 1st September 1804, he married Ruth Cooper [1784-1853] in Masham, North Yorkshire. Children:

  1. Susannah [1804-1828]
  2. Agnes Whitfield
  3. Philip Sydney
  4. John Ashworth
  5. Louisa Child
  6. George Wheelhouse
  7. Arthur Howard
  8. Ruth Almona
  9. Frances Rosamond

The children were baptised into the Church of England at Elland Parish Church. The 8 older children were baptised on the same day [7th August 1820] by their cousin Rev John Harvey Ashworth. Frances Rosamond was baptised [7th August 1832].

All the sons attended Oxford University.

The family lived at Bank Bottom, Elland [1841].

Philip Howard died at Elland Bank [3rd December 1834].

Members of the family were buried at Elland Baptist Church.

See Christopher Brearley

Ashworth, Rev Philip SidneyRef 176-19
[1810-1864] MA.

Son of Philip Howard Ashworth

Born at Elland Bank [24th January 1810].

He was educated at Heath Grammar School [1832] / one of the subscribers to John Horner's book Buildings in the Town & Parish of Halifax [1835] / educated at Alban Hall Oxford [1841, 1845] / Anglican clergyman [1851].

On 6th January 1848, he married Anne Outram at Elland Parish Church.


Anne was the daughter of Benjamin Outram
 

They lived at

  • Alford (with 6 boarders & 2 servants) [1851]
  • Parsonage House, Bredicot, Worcestershire [1861]
  • Bredicot with Tibberton
  • Didcot

Philip Sidney died at Didcot [29th August 1864].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £3,000.

His will was proved by his brothers Rev Arthur Howard Ashworth & Rev John Ashworth Ashworth, and Rev William Dowding of Idmiston, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, (clerk) 

Ashworth, RichardRef 176-29
[1755-1827]

He married Amelia [1759-1829].

Richard died 20th August 1827 (aged 72).

Amelia died 28th October 1829 (aged 70).

The couple were buried at Square Independent Chapel, Halifax

Ashworth, RichardRef 176-5300
[1759-1831] He was a webster.

In 1784, he married Grace Crossley.


Grace was the daughter of William Crossley
 

Children:

  1. Sarah
  2. Betty
  3. Abraham
  4. Mary
  5. William
  6. Richard
  7. Robert

They lived at Slack House in Wadsworth.

They were Baptists.

Richard & Grace were buried at Wainsgate Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge

Ashworth, RichardRef 176-41
[1872-19??] Born in Todmorden.

He was a refreshment shop keeper (own account) [1901] / a cotton weaver [1911].

In 1892, he married Mary Crowther [1875-19??] in Todmorden.


Mary was born in Todmorden
 

Children:

  1. Fred
  2. Lilias Mary [b 1899] who was a part time shirt maker  [1911]
  3. Will [1901] who died in infancy
  4. Edwin [b 1904]
  5. Edith [b 1904]

The family lived at

  • 76 Burnley Road, Todmorden [1901]
  • 53 Knowlwood Road, Todmorden [1911]
  • 5 Crossley Street, Todmorden [1917]

Ashworth, Richard Johnson DaventryRef 176-14
[1772-1828] Son of John Ashworth.

He married Anne Macaulay [1781-1863].


Anne was the daughter of Thomas Macaulay
 

Richard died in Manchester.

They were buried at Saint Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe: Richard [12th August 1828]; Anne [17th July 1863]

Ashworth, RobertRef 176-26
[1815-1???] Born in Wadsworth.

He was a hand loom weaver worsted [1851, 1861].

Around 1835, he married Mary [1814-1???].


Mary was born in Wadsworth.

She was a hand loom weaver worsted [1851]

 

Children:

  1. John [b 1835] who was a hand loom weaver worsted [1851]
  2. Squire
  3. Sarah [b 1844] who was a cotton power loom weaver [1861]
  4. James [b 1846] who was a cotton power loom weaver [1861]
  5. Thomas [b 1851]

The family lived at Shawcroft Hill, Todmorden [1851, 1861]

Ashworth, Robert HenryRef 176-541
[1871-1902] Born in Bacup, Lancashire.

He worked in Penrith before moving to Brighouse about 1888,

He worked for 5 years as foreman/manager, printer's compositor for Albert Benjamin Bayes.

He set up in business as a letterpress & lithographic printer, stationer and newsagent at Park Street, Brighouse in 1892.

In 1894, he took over an existing bookselling business at 37 Commercial Street, Brighouse.

In 18??, he established R. H. Ashworth & Company Limited. The business was at Park Street, Brighouse, then at Church Lane, Brighouse.

He established a circulating library [subscription 2/6d per quarter].

He was Honorary Secretary of the Albion Bowling Club, Brighouse.

In 1890, he married Mary Clayton [1864-1???] in Halifax.


Mary was born in Southowram, the daughter of Mr Clayton.

She was a boarding house keeper [1911]

 

Children:

  1. Bertha [b 1896] who was a carpet setter [1911]
  2. Hilda Clayton [b 1898]
  3. Robert Henry [b Q1 1903]

The family lived at

  • 1 Clayton Square, Brighouse (living with Mary's widowed  mother ) [1891]
  • 14 Industrial Street, Brighouse [1901]
  • 30 Halifax Road, Brighouse [1902]
  • 39 Elland Road, Brighouse [1911]

Robert Henry contracted influenza and never recovered his normal health [1900/1901], and developed rheumatic fever [August 1902].

He died at home [2nd September 1902] (aged 31) 

He was buried at Brighouse Cemetery.

The Brighouse News [5th September 1902] published a lengthy obituary

Ashworth, RobinRef 176-189
[19??-] Son of Norman Ashworth.

His parents bought the houses in Balmoral Place.

In August 2005, Robin put the property up for sale with a guide price of £2·25million.

He lived at Ashleigh, Savile Road

Ashworth, Ruth AlmonaRef 176-51
[1820-1911] Daughter of Philip Howard Ashworth.

Born 20th February 1820.

She was a lodger at 6 Melville Street, Portobello, Scotland [1891] / living on own means (said to be feeble) at Golding Street,  Tunbridge Wells, Kent [1901] / a patient at 7 Longport Street, Canterbury [1911].

She died in Kent in 1911

Ashworth, SamRef 176-49
[1851-1909] Born in Todmorden.

He was a railway contractor [1881] / a contractor (employer) [1891] / Corporation building inspector & general foreman [1901].

In 1873, he married Sarah Jane Scholfield [1852-1???] in Todmorden.


Sarah Jane Scholfield was born in Todmorden, the daughter of Henry Scholfield [b 1824].

She was Sub-postmistress [1901]

 

Children:

  1. Margaret Elizabeth [b 1875] who was a pupil teacher  [1891] & married [Todmorden Q2 1910] Frederick Rogers
  2. Henry W. [b 1876] who was a printer compositor apprentice  [1891]
  3. Charles [b 1879] who was a tailors cutter [1901]
  4. Hannah M. [b 1881] who was a post office assistant [1901]
  5. Emily S. [b 1883] who was a pupil teacher [1901]
  6. Tom

The family lived at

  • 14 Wellington Road, Stansfield [1881]
  • 54 Wellington Road, Stansfield [1891]
  • 25 Wellington Road, Todmorden [1901]
  • William Street, Todmorden [1909]

Living with them [in 1891, 1901] was widowed father-in-law Henry Scholfield [b 1824] (tin plate worker 1891) / (retired tin plate worker 1901) 

Sam died in Todmorden [27th March 1909] (aged 58).

He was buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone

Ashworth, SamuelRef 176-15
[1878-1948] Son of Thomas Ashworth, tin plate worker.

He was a cloth finisher of 3 Burns Street, Ovenden [1902] / a cloth finisher [1911] / landlord of the Lee Bank Hotel, Halifax [1925, 1935].

In 1902, he married Sarah Elizabeth Wilson at Christ Church, Pellon.


Sarah Elizabeth was the daughter of James Edward Wilson
 

Children:

  1. Normington [b 1904]
  2. Martha Ann [b 1907]
  3. Norah [b 1911]

They lived at 6 Club Lane, Ovenden [1911].

Samuel died in Halifax [August 1948] (aged 70).

He was buried at Providence Congregational Church, Ovenden

Ashworth, Samuel HarryRef 176-391
[1890-1915] Son of Alice Healey Ashworth.

Born in Halifax.

He lived with his mother & brother in Mytholmroyd.

He was a fettler (blanket factory) [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 19th Battalion Canadian Infantry.

He died 2nd February 1915 (aged 25).

He was buried at Toronto (Prospect) Cemetery, Canada [Grave Ref 17 3927].

He is remembered on a memorial in Mount Zion Methodist Church, Mytholmroyd and Scout Road Wesleyan Chapel, Mytholmroyd, in the book Royd Regeneration, and on the Memorial at Mytholmroyd Church Lads' Brigade

Ashworth, SimonRef 176-24
[1803-18??] Born in Halifax.

He was a sheet paver [1851].

Around 1831, he married Martha [1804-18??].


Martha was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1829]
  2. Sarah [b 1831] who was a flower setter (carpet works)   [1851]
  3. was a setter (carpet works) [1861], who married Henry  Parker [1841-1???]
  4. Thomas [b 1833] who was a wire drawer [1851]
  5. Rachel [b 1836] who was a factory assistant (worsted)   weaver [1851], a worsted power loom weaver [1861]
  6. (possibly) Harriet who was a factory assistant  (worsted) spinner [1851], a worsted power loom weaver [1861], a  carpet setter [1881]

They lived at

  • Stannary Lane, Halifax [1841]
  • 11 Stannary Yard, Halifax [1851]
  • Gibson House, Old Lee Bank, Halifax [when Sarah was head  of the household 1861]
  • Wesley Street, Halifax [with Henry Parker as head of the  household 1871]

Ashworth, SquireRef 176-25
[1840-1911] Son of Robert Ashworth.

Born in Wadsworth [16th December 1840].

He was a bobbin winder [1851] / a cotton power loom weaver [1861] / a cotton warp beamer [1871] / a cotton loom tackler [1891] / a fustian weaver [1901] / a cotton weaver [1911].

In [Q4] 1864, he married Charlotte [1844-1915] in Halifax.


Charlotte was the daughter of Henry Pickles
 

Children:

  1. Herbert [b 11th June 1865]
  2. Lavinia Grace [9th March 1868-19th April 1899] who was a  mohair tailoress [1891]
  3. Zipporah [b 8th May 1870] who was a cotton roving tenter  [1891]
  4. Sarah Jane [b 1st May 1872] who was a mohair tailoress  [1891]
  5. Mary Elizabeth [b 1st April 1874] who was a fustian  tailoress [1891]
  6. Annie [b 30th October 1876] who was a fustian tailoress  [1891]
  7. Edith [b 13th May 1880] who was a fustian machinist [1901]
  8. Henry William [b 21st July 1882] who was a fustian weaver  [1901]
  9. Robert [b 2nd June 1884] who was a house painter's  apprentice [1901]

They lived at

  • 6 Sunny Royd, Wadsworth [1871]
  • Air View, Wadsworth [1891]
  • Keighley Road, Wadsworth [1901]
  • Ashdene, Keighley Road, Wadsworth [1911]

Living with them [in 1901] was Charlotte's widowed mother Betty [b 1824] (retired farmer).

Living with them [in 1911] was Rosetta Hockney [b Cheshire 1874] (elementary school mistress)/

Squire died in Todmorden [15th October 1911].

Charlotte died in Todmorden [9th September 1915] (aged 71) 

Ashworth, Rev ThomasRef 176-223
[1???-18??] Of Hipperholme-cum-Brighouse

Ashworth, ThomasRef 176-31
[1814-1875] Son of John Ashworth.

Born in Ovenden.

He was a weaver of Ovenden [1837] / a worsted weaver [1841] / a carpet weaver [1851] / a carpet print setter's overlooker [1861] / a carpet overlooker [1871].

On 26th March 1837, he married Sarah Ann Saville [1813-1888] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah was born in Halifax.

She was widowed & a nurse [1881]

 

Children:

  1. Maria [b 1839] who was a carpet print setter [1861]
  2. Joseph
  3. Ann [b 1845] who was a carpet print setter [1861]
  4. Mary [b 1849] who was a worsted spinner [1861], a carpet  setter [1871]

The family lived at

  • Wheatley Edge, Ovenden [1841]
  • Ovenden, Halifax [1851]
  • Back Side Cockpit, Ovenden [1861]
  • Brackenbed Grange, Ovenden [1871]
  • 18 West Mount Street, Halifax [1881]

Living with them [in 1871] was granddaughter Maria Duckworth [b 1869].

Thomas died in Halifax in 1875 (aged 61).

Sarah died in Halifax in 1888 (aged 75) 

Ashworth, Rev Thomas RamsdenRef 176-21
[1793-1831] Son of John Ashworth.

He succeeded his brother Rev John Harvey Ashworth as curate of St Mary's, Rochdale

Ashworth, Thomas RogerRef 176-11
[1880-1915] Born in Wadsworth [29th February 1880].

He was a member of Pecket Well Cricket Club / a cotton weaver [1910] / a regular soldier.

In 1910, he married Sarah Jane Wilde in Todmorden.

Children:

  1. Bertha [1911-1975]

As a regular soldier, he served in the Boer War and in India.

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

He was killed in action at Hill 60 [18th April 1915].

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 20], on the Memorial at Octagonal Methodist Chapel, Heptonstall, on the Memorial at Crimsworth Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, on the Memorial at Wainsgate Baptist Church, on the Memorial at Midgehole Working Men's Club, and on Wadsworth War Memorial

Ashworth, TomRef 176-547
[1857-1911] Son of John Ashworth, hide & sizing merchant.

Born in Manchester.

He was a tanner of 82 Chapman Street, Manchester [1878] / Manager of sizing works [1881] / a picker & shuttle manufacturer (employer) [1891] / a buffalo hide & sizing merchant (employer) [1901] / picker maker at Scaitcliffe Picker Works, Todmorden [1905] / a buffalo hide & sizing merchant (employer) [1911].

On 2nd September 1878, he married Jane Hughes [1858-1???] at St George's Church, Manchester.


Jane, a mantle maker of 88 Chapman Street, Manchester, was born in Cardigan, Wales, the daughter of David Hughes
 

Children:

  1. John A, [b 1880] who was a manager [1901]
  2. Amy R. [b 1883]


Details of Jane's death & burial place are not yet known.
 

In 1891, he married Edith [1863-1???].


Edith was born in Braddan, Isle of Man
 

They had no children.

The family lived at

  • 9 Fenney Street, Broughton, Salford, Lancashire [1881]
  • Lydgate Villas, Stansfield, Todmorden [1891]
  • 7 Harley Villas, Todmorden [1901]
  • Holly Bank, Walsden [1911]

Ashworth, TomRef 176-803
[1860-1928] Born in Ovenden.

He was a coal agent (employer) [1891] / a coal merchant (employer) [1901, 1911].

He had business premises at 22 Church Street, Station, Halifax [1900].

In 1886, he married Ellen Dunkley [1862-19??] in Halifax.


Ellen was born in Nash, Buckinghamshire
 

Children:

  1. Hilda [b 1888] who was a worsted spinner [1901]
  2. Annis [b 1890] who was a wool combing finisher [1911]
  3. Lena [b 1894]
  4. Bertha [b 1896] who was a drapery assistant [1911]
  5. Jane [b 1899]

They lived at

  • 58 Hanson Lane, Halifax [1891]
  • 2 Raglan Street, Halifax [1900, 1901]
  • 26 Gladstone Road, Halifax [1911]

A Tom Ashworth died in Halifax [Q4 1928] (aged 68) 

Ashworth, TomRef 176-233
[1885-19??] DCM, MM.

Son of Sam Ashworth.

Born in Todmorden.

He was an apprentice chemist with Henry Percy P. Lovatt in  Todmorden [around 1905] / a pharmacist shop assistant (living at 87 Bold Street, Liverpool)   [1911].

He married Unknown.

During World War I, he enlisted [9/1914], and served as a Lance Sergeant, then Sergeant, with the 19th Battalion King's (Liverpool Regiment) (3rd Liverpool Pals).

He went to France [November 1915]. He took part in fighting on the Somme, at Ypres, Arras, St Quentin and elsewhere. He was awarded the Military Medal [July 1917].

He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for


conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty between the 22nd & 28th March 1918, when in charge of regimental stretcher bearers. For six days he attended to the wounded under tremendous difficulties, although wounded in the foot and in great pain; and when the MO was evacuated sick he took charge himself and arranged for the collection and evacuation of the wounded, dressing the wounds of a large number of men himself
 

He survived the War

Ashworth, VernonRef 176-7
[1897-1917] Son of Albert Richard Ashworth.

Born in Hebden Bridge.

He was a member of Wainsgate Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge / educated at Hebden Bridge Secondary School / a weaver [1915] / a sketcher [1917] / employed by Ashworth Brothers.

During World War I, he enlisted [17th September 1915], and served as a Private / Rifleman with the 18th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps.

He was killed by a shell splinter whilst serving as a dispatch rider [20th September 1917].

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [6th October 1917].

He is remembered on the family grave at Wainsgate Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge [Grave Ref: C664], on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 115-119, 162A & 163A], on the Memorial at Wainsgate Baptist Church, and on the Memorial at Hebden Bridge United District Secondary School

Ashworth, WillRef 176-103
[1879-1955] Son of Handley Ashworth.

Born in Todmorden [12th May 1879].

He was a letterpress printer assistant [1891] / a journalist author [1901] / a reporter of Adelaide Street, Hebden Bridge [1905] / a linotype operator for general printer & newspaper proprietor [1911]  / editor of weekly newspaper [1939].

In 1905, he married Alice Ashworth [1884-1974] at Heptonstall Church.


Alice, of Bankfoot Terrace, Hebden Bridge, was born in Heptonstall [25th March 1884], the daughter of William Ashworth, farmer
 

Children:

  1. Marion [b 1906]

The family lived at

  • 2 Eiffel Buildings, Hebden Bridge [1911]
  • 4 Sandy Gate, Hebden Bridge [1939]

He died in Illingworth in Todmorden [Q1 1955] (aged 75).

Alice died in Todmorden [Q2 1974]

Ashworth, WilliamRef 176-38
[1799-18??] Born in Rishworth.

He was a cotton twiner [1841, 1851] / a woollen weaver [1861].

He married Mary [1802-18??].


Mary was born in Rishworth
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1823]
  2. Elizabeth [b 1825] who was a cotton twister [1851]
  3. Mary [b 1826]
  4. Joseph [b 1829] who was a cotton twister [1851]
  5. William [b 1832] who was a bolt maker [1851], a worsted  dyer [1861]
  6. Sarah Ann [1833-1855] who was a worsted factory hand  [1851] & was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 3186]
  7. Edward [b 1837] who was a cotton factory hand [1851]
  8. Thomas [b 1840] who was a worsted factory hand [1851], a  cotton twister [1861]

The family lived at

  • Edge End, Ovenden [1841]
  • Lee Bank, Ovenden [1851, 1861]

Ashworth, WilliamRef 176-569
[17??-18??] Of the Ashworth family. He was manufacturing dimity, jean and jeanette cloths

Ashworth, WilliamRef 176-779
[17??-1805] He was a principal teacher of music in Halifax

Ashworth, WilliamRef 176-557
[18??-19??] Partner in Ashworth Brothers [1905]

Ashworth, WilliamRef 176-30
[1823-1877] He was a wool warehouseman [1861] / a linen draper's assistant (possibly working with brother-in-law  James Midgley) [1871].

He married Grace [1822-1892].


Grace was born in Heptonstall
 

They lived at

  • 31 Corporation Street, Halifax (with brother-in-law James Midgley) [1861]
  • 3 Corporation Street, Halifax [1871]

William died 11th December 1877 (aged 54).

Grace died 1st April 1892 (aged 70).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 464]

Ashworth, WilliamRef 176-181
[1920-1991] Born in Todmorden.

He studied at the London School of Economics.

He became professor of economic and social history at Bristol University.

He wrote several books, including

  • A short history of the international economy
  • The genesis of modern British town planning
  • Economic history of England
  • History of the British coal industry
  • The history of the material industries in general

Ashworth, William ChristopherRef 176-40
[1835-1880] Son of Thomas Ashworth, butcher.

Born in Stansfield.

He was a mechanic of Stansfield [1858] / a mechanic [1861] / a mechanic – fitter [1871].

In 1858, he married Martha Howarth [1836-1891] at Halifax Parish Church.


Martha, of Rochdale, was born in Stansfield, the daughter of William Howarth, carrier.

She was a widow & innkeeper at the Swan Inn Public House, Stansfield [1881] / publican (own account) [1891]

 

Children:

  1. Ellen Florence
  2. Mary Hannah [1860-1933] who was a cotton weaver [1881], a  cotton weaver [1891], a licensed victualler assistant [1901]  
  3. Martha [b 1863] who was a dressmaker [1891], a licensed  victualler assistant [1901]
  4. Ann [b 24th August 1864] who was a laundress [1891], a  dressmaker (own account) [1901]  
  5. Emma [b 1867] who was a dressmaker [1891], a dressmaker  (own account) [1901]  
  6. Susannah [b 1870] who was a tailoress [1891]
  7. Joseph [b 1874] who was a butcher [1891], a butcher &  farmer (own) account [1901]
  8. Thomas William H. [b 1879] who was brother clogger (own  account self employed) [1901]  

They lived at

  • Millwood, Stansfield [1861]
  • Rake, Stansfield [1871]
  • Swan Inn Public House, Swan Place, Stansfield
  • (where the widowed Martha was innkeeper) [1881, 1891]

William Christopher died in Todmorden in 1880 (aged 45) 

Martha died in Todmorden [Q3 1891] (aged 55).

After her death, daughter Ellen Florence became head of the household.

In 1901, the children () were living with their sister Ellen Florence.

In 1911, the children () were living with their sisters Ellen Florence & Mary Hannah

Ashworth, WillieRef 176-665
[1869-19??] Son of William Ashworth, weaver.

Born in Halifax.

He was a clerk of King Cross Street, Halifax [1895] / a timekeeper at woollen mill [1901] / proprietor of King Cross Street Turkish Baths, Halifax [1905] / Turkish Baths proprietor [1911].

In 1895, he married Christina Baker [1870-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Christina, of St James's Road, Halifax, was born in Nottingham, the daughter of Benjamin Baker, blacksmith
 

Children:

  1. Jack Ehud [b 1898]
  2. Jessie [b 1900]
  3. Robert Owen [b 1902]
  4. Kathleen Maud [b 1911]

They lived at

  • 27 Upper Brunswick Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 1 King Cross Street, Halifax [1911]

Ashworth, WillieRef 176-12
[1896-1918] Son of Fred Ashworth.

Born in Wadsworth.

He was a member of Wainsgate Baptist Church & School / a ready-made clothing presser [1911] / a weaver employed by Richard Thomas & Sons at Hangingroyd Shed.

During World War I, he enlisted [February 1916], and served as a Private with the 10th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He went to France in June 1916 and saw much action there.

He died of wounds in France [13th October 1918] (aged 22).

His parents only received official news that he had been wounded, on 2nd November 1918.

He was buried at Selridge British Cemetery, Montay, France [Grave Ref II C 11].

He is remembered at Wainsgate Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge [Grave Ref: G684/685], on Wadsworth War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Wainsgate Baptist Church His brother Gunner Albert Ashworth Royal Garrison Artillery was fighting in France [14th December 1918]

 

The Ashworth family of Elland-cum-GreetlandRef 176-275
John Ashworth was an early member of the family.

They lived at Bank House, Elland.

The family built and owned Elland Baptist Chapel

The Ashworth family of StansfieldRef 176-629
Early 19th century cotton manufacturing family of Stansfield.

See George Ashworth and William Ashworth

The Ashworth family of TodmordenRef 176-322
The family included David, George, John and James.

About 1825, the family took a lease on Callis Mill. In 1839, they and the Rawdon family sold land for the construction of the railway in Charlestown

 

Ashworth surnameRef 176-1
There are 103 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ashworth, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.


Unattached BMDs for Ashworth

Marriages 1809, 1810, 1871, 1874, 1886, 1913

 



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