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Mr Bottomley [1???-18??]
Mr Bottomley [17??-18??]
Mr Bottomley [18??-19??]
Alexander Bottomley [1911-2003]
Alexander Thomas Bottomley [1861-1900]
Alfred Bottomley [1875-1901]
Alfred Jagger Bottomley [1840-1921]
Allen Bottomley [1846-1925]
Benjamin Bottomley [1???-1???]
Benjamin Bottomley [1727-1???]
Benjamin Bottomley [1730-1805]
Benjamin Bottomley [1835-1903]
Benjamin Bottomley [1912-1942]
Betty Bottomley [17??-18??]
Cautley Holmes Bottomley [1858-1926]
Charles Bottomley [18??-19??]
Charles Cookson Bottomley [1879-1905]
Charles Sidney Bottomley [1866-19??]
Charlie Bottomley [1879-1953]
Cyril Bottomley [1897-1916]
Cyril Bottomley [1899-1961]
Daniel Bottomley [1799-1860]
David Bottomley [1???-18??]
Dixon George Bottomley [1885-1917]
Donovan Bottomley [1895-1984]
Edgar Bottomley [1881-1917]
Edgar Bottomley [1893-1917]
Edwin Bottomley [1837-1891]
Edwin Bottomley [1858-1900]
Elkanah Bottomley [1786-1842]
Ellen Bottomley [18??-1864]
Ely Bottomley [18??-1???]
Ely Bottomley [18??-18??]
Ely Bottomley [1843-1???]
Enoch Bottomley [17??-18??]
Dr Francis Carr Bottomley [18??-19??]
Francis John Bottomley [1883-1917]
Frank Bottomley [1885-1917]
Fred Bottomley [1883-1956]
George Bottomley [1???-1865]
George Bottomley [1660-1723]
George Bottomley [1814-18??]
George Bottomley [1821-18??]
George Bottomley [1838-1871]
George Bottomley [1853-19??]
George Bottomley [1878-1918]
Harold Bottomley [1895-1918]
Harry Bottomley [18??-19??]
Harry Bottomley [1869-19??]
Henry Bottomley [1???-1???]
Henry Bottomley [1835-1912]
Henry Bottomley [1847-19??]
Herbert Bottomley [1854-1???]
Isaac Henry Bottomley [1855-1922]
James Bottomley [1???-1???]
James Bottomley [1750-1823]
James Bottomley [1783-1858]
James Bottomley [18??-1???]
James Bottomley [18??-1???]
James Bottomley [18??-19??]
James Bottomley [1816-1888]
James Bottomley [1832-1912]
James Bottomley [1841-1914]
Jeremiah Bottomley [1691-1742]
Jeremiah Bottomley [1745-1810]
Jeremiah Bottomley [1756-1832]
Jeremiah Bottomley [1771-1829]
Jeremiah Bottomley [1784-18??]
Jim Bottomley [1869-19??]
Jim Bottomley [1900-1968?]
Joe Leonard Bottomley [1???-19??]
Joe Leonard Bottomley [1877-1915]
John Bottomley [1???-18??]
John Bottomley [1???-18??]
John Bottomley [16??-17??]
John Bottomley [1615-1678]
John Bottomley [1657-1739]
John Bottomley [17??-18??]
John Bottomley [1717-1793]
John Bottomley [1743-1787]
John Bottomley [1746-1822]
John Bottomley [1772-1860]
John Bottomley [1776-1848]
John Bottomley [1780-1809]
John Bottomley [1791-1862]
John Bottomley [18??-19??]
John Bottomley [18??-19??]
John Bottomley [1811-1851]
John Bottomley [1814-1874]
John Bottomley [1814-189?]
John Bottomley [1819-1???]
John Bottomley [1830-1900]
John Bottomley [1835-1???]
John Carr Bottomley [1830-1898]
John Floyd Bottomley [1867-1947]
John Heap Bottomley [1849-1933]
John Thomas Bottomley [1858-1942]
John Vincent Floyd Bottomley [1904-1993]
John William Bottomley [1898-1918]
Jonas Bottomley [1804-1871]
Jonas Bottomley [1845-1889]
Jonathan Bottomley [1753-1820]
Jonathan Bottomley [1755-1787]
Jonathan Bottomley [1832-1907]
Joseph Bottomley [1749-1???]
Joseph Bottomley [1775-1???]
Joseph Bottomley [1779-18??]
Joseph Bottomley [1786-1858]
Joseph Bottomley [1790-18??]
Joseph Bottomley [18??-1???]
Joseph Bottomley [1800-1872]
Joseph Bottomley [18??-19??]
Rev Joseph Bottomley [1807-1866]
Joseph Bottomley [1854-1918]
Joshua Bottomley [1755-1800]
Joshua Bottomley [1790-1863]
Levi Bottomley [18??-19??]
Lot Bottomley [1785-1866]
Lot Bottomley [1884-1969]
Louis E. Bottomley [18??-19??]
Martin Walter Bottomley [1922-1944]
Mary (Mally) Bottomley [1744-1822]
Mary Bottomley [1808-1868]
Mary Ann Bottomley [1824-1910]
Mary Ann Bottomley [1829-1907]
Milner Bottomley [1791-1867]
Moses Bottomley [1796-1870]
Moses Bottomley [1829-1903]
Moses Nathaniel Bottomley [1857-1924]
Nancy Bottomley [1811-18??]
Norman Bottomley [18??-19??]
Norman Bottomley [1917-1944]
Sir Norman Howard Bottomley [1891-1970]
Oswald Bottomley [1898-1918]
Percy Bottomley [1897-1918]
Richard Arthur Augustus Bottomley [1870-1929]
Riphath Bottomley [1829-1906]
Robert Bottomley [1805-1878]
Robert Bottomley [1841-1878]
Robert Bottomley [1851-1934]
Sally Bottomley [1788-1846]
Samuel Bottomley [1793-18??]
Samuel Bottomley [1795-1855]
Samuel Bottomley [1813-1896]
Samuel Bottomley [1818-1874]
Samuel Bottomley [1818-1882]
Samuel Bottomley [1820-1874]
Samuel Bottomley [1820-1883]
Samuel Bottomley [1827-1881]
Samuel Bottomley [1853-1905]
Samuel Bottomley [1874-19??]
Samuel Bottomley [1923-1944]
Sarah Bottomley [1782-1863]
Sarah Bottomley [1799-1863]
Sarah Ann Bottomley [1850-1913]
Sykes Bottomley [1890-1918]
Thomas Bottomley [1???-1???]
Thomas Bottomley [1???-1854]
Thomas Bottomley [1687-17??]
Thomas Bottomley [17??-17??]
Thomas Bottomley [1784-1852]
Thomas Bottomley [1788-1864]
Thomas Bottomley [18??-18??]
Thomas Bottomley [18??-19??]
Thomas Bottomley [18??-19??]
Thomas Bottomley [18??-1917]
Thomas Bottomley [1806-1895]
Thomas Bottomley [1811-1850]
Thomas Bottomley [1815-1896]
Thomas Bottomley [1831-1891]
Thomas Bottomley [1851-1???]
Thomas Bottomley [1860-1907]
Thomas Bottomley [1863-1916]
Thomas Bottomley [1896-1917]
Thomas Bottomley [1897-1916]
Thomas Reginald Bottomley [1887-1914]
Thomas Teal Bottomley [1856-1926]
Tom Bottomley [18??-1???]
Tom Bottomley [18??-19??]
Tom Bottomley [1852-1882]
Virgil Bottomley [1797-18??]
Walter Hitchen Bottomley [1889-1917]
Wilfred Norman Bottomley [1889-1917]
William Bottomley [1775-1807]
William Bottomley [1778-1856]
William Bottomley [18??-1???]
William Bottomley [18??-19??]
William Bottomley [18??-19??]
William Bottomley [1806-1880]
William Bottomley [1823-1905]
William Bottomley [1830-19??]
William Bottomley [1836-1893]
William Bottomley [1840-19??]
William Bottomley [1847-1912]
William Bottomley [1853-19??]
William Dyson Atkinson Bottomley [1883-1917]
William Russell Bottomley [1900-1919]
Willie Bottomley [1866-19??]


Bottomley, Mr
[1???-18??] He married Mary [1818-1???].

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [b 1842]
  2. John

In 1851, Mary (who was a mangler), Sarah Ann (who was a piecer in a silk mill), and John were living at High Street, Heptonstall

Bottomley, Mr
[17??-18??] Of Shibden Mill.

He married Unknown [1780-1853].

Children:

  1. Thomas
  2. George
  3. (possibly) Dorothy who married Samuel Firth

Bottomley, Mr
[18??-19??]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. twins child
  2. Cyril

Bottomley, Alexander
[1911-2003] MBE.

Son of Lot Bottomley.

He was a senior official in the Amalgamated Engineering Union. He the MBE for his work on Occupational Health.

In 1939, he married Bessie Bearder [1902-1990]

Bottomley, Alexander Thomas
[1861-1900] Son of Mary Ann Bottomley and unknown father.

In 1880, he married Alice Yates [1861-1945].

Children:

  1. Lot
  2. Hilda [1887-1977] who married [1906] Willie Mitchell [1883-1952]
  3. Harry [b 1888]
  4. Martha Ann [1891-1952] who married [1899] Bernard John Talbot [1889-1914] who was killed in World War I
  5. Willie [1895-1918] who was killed in World War I
  6. Mary Ann [1897-1964] who married [1916] Harry Calvert [1895-1938]

Bottomley, Alfred
[1875-1901] Son of Alfred Jagger Bottomley.

He emigrated to Rustenberg, Transvaal, South Africa.

He was a partner in a store there. He and his partner were forced to leave when the South African War broke out.

He was at the Siege of Mafeking.

He died of enteric fever in Johannesburg [31st March 1901].

He is remembered on the Halifax Parish Church South African War Memorial, and on West View Park War Memorial

Bottomley, Alfred Jagger
[1840-1921] From Shelf.

He was a cigar manufacturer employing 70 hands [1881] / a cigar manufacturer [1901] He established Bottomley & Company.

In [Q3] 1863, he married Rebecca Chambers [1842-1891] in Halifax.


Rebecca was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Francis Edgar [1865-1943]
  2. Sarah J [b 1865]
  3. Kate [1867-1951] who married Thomas Chatburn Murgatroyd
  4. William McClellan [1870-1915]
  5. Hannah [b 1872] who never married
  6. James [b 1874] who was a traveller (cigars) [1901, 1911]
  7. Alfred
  8. Mary [b 1876]
  9. Harry [b 1878] who was a managing director [1921]
  10. Percy Septimus [1880-1927] who was an engineer (tool makers) 

The family lived at

  • Crow Wood, Bolton Brow [1881]
  • Fern Royd, Huddersfield Road, Skircoat [1901]

Living with them in 1901 was William Jago [b 1875] (South African merchant).

Alfred died at Fern Royd [1st November 1921].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £54,749 8/7d. to children Harry & Hannah

Bottomley, Allen
[1846-1925] Born in Longwood.

He was a weaver [1876].

On 5th June 1876, he married Hannah Hollas in Halifax.


Hannah was the daughter of
Thomas Hollas
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1877]
  2. Lily Ann [b 1878]
  3. Susannah [b 1879]
  4. Mary Ellen [b 1881]
  5. John Thomas [b 1883]
  6. Ernest [b 1886]
  7. Sarah Hannah [b 1887]

The children were all born in Huddersfield

Bottomley, Benjamin
[1???-1???] Constable at Todmorden & Walsden [1763]

Bottomley, Benjamin
[1727-1???] Younger son of Jeremiah Bottomley.

Born 26th March 1727.

On 21st July 1755, he married Elizabeth Murgatroyd in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Sally [b 1759] who died in infancy

Bottomley, Benjamin
[1730-1805] Born in Kildwick.

He moved to Inchfield and became an early member of the Bottomley family of Walsden.

He was Constable at Todmorden & Walsden [1763].

He married (1) Betty Ogden [17??-1771].

Children:

  1. John
  2. Jeremiah
  3. Betty who married Jonas Roberts
  4. Martha who married John Mitchell
  5. Hannah who married John Crabtree
  6. Mary [1764-1835] who married Edmund Woodhead
  7. Nancy [1768-1814] who married Enoch Law
  8. Ogden

He married (2) Sarah Crossley.

Benjamin died at Inchfield Fold, Walsden.

Members of the family were buried at St Mary's Church, Todmorden

Bottomley, Benjamin
[1835-1903] Son of Jonas Bottomley.

He married Ruth Hill [1838-1897] in Bradford [31st March 1860].


Ruth was the daughter of Hannah & Lot Hill
 

Children:

  1. Hannah [1861-1936] who married [21st February 1883] John Paul Wilkinson [1860-1939]
  2. child
  3. child
  4. child
  5. child
  6. child
  7. child

Bottomley, Benjamin
[1912-1942] He was a member of Ebenezer Methodist Church, Northowram & Choir / educated at Northowram Council School / a player with Halifax Vandals Football Club / a painter employed by Arthur Oates.

In [Q3] 1936, he married Edith Annie Hoyle in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Audrey M. [b 1937]

During World War II, he served as a Trooper with the 9th Lancers.

He was killed in the Middle East [28th July 1942] (aged 30).

He is remembered on the Alamein Memorial, on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Matthew's Church, Northowram

Bottomley, Betty
[17??-18??] Of Inchfield. Daughter of Jeremiah Bottomley. She was a worker for Joseph Travis. In 1796, she became Travis's second wife

Bottomley, Cautley Holmes
[1858-1926] Son of Samuel Bottomley.

Born at Grove House, Shelf.

He moved to London where he became a lawyer.

In 1885, like his brother, Moses Nathaniel, he changed his surname from Bottomley to Cautley by Royal Licence, becoming Cautley Holmes Cautley. They were required to do this as beneficiaries of a will made by a member of their mother's family. He had no children.

In 1910, he wrote an article for the Cornhill Magazine entitled

Old Haworth Folk Who Knew the Brontës

in which he interviewed, amongst others, Mrs Tabitha Ratcliffe, the sister of the Brontës' servant, Martha Brown

Bottomley, Charles
[18??-19??] Dealer in Sheffield goods and Birmingham goods at Bolton Brow, Sowerby Bridge [1861]

Bottomley, Charles Cookson
[1879-1905] Son of John Carr Bottomley.

He was ordained Deacon of Benwell on 25th September 1904

He was buried at Brighouse Cemetery

Bottomley, Charles Sidney
[1866-19??] Son of William Bottomley.

Born at Shelf [16th July 1866].

He and his father worked for Briggs Priestly & Company, worsted manufacturers in Bradford.

In 1886, he moved to America, and worked with his brother Herbert at A. Priestly & Company at Camden, New Jersey.

On 20th January 1897, he married Lucy Mary Pickering.


Lucy Mary was the daughter of Eliza & Jonathan Pickering of Camden, New Jersey
 

Children:

  1. Margaret

In May 1897, he was appointed designer for the American Mills Company in Rockville, Connecticut.

In January 1900, he moved to Hockanum Mill in Rockville. In August 1900, he was appointed superintendent at the New England Mills.

In 1907, he was appointed superintendent at Hockanum Mill. The company was reorganised, and he was appointed director and assistant general superintendent.

He was director of the Rockville Building & Loan Aqueduct Company and worked for the Savings Banks of Rockville

Bottomley, Charlie
[1879-1953] Born in Halifax.

He was a boiler maker [1899].

In [Q2] 1899, he married Sarah Ann Turner in Halifax.


Sarah Ann was the daughter of
Abraham Turner
 

Children:

  1. George Arthur [b 1902]
  2. Ernest [b 1908]
  3. Joseph [b 1910]

The children were born in Halifax.

The couple died in Halifax: Sarah Ann [27th February 1939]; Charlie [4th March 1953]

Bottomley, Cyril
[1897-1916] Son of Thomas Bottomley.

Born in Halifax.

He was a doffer worsted spinning [1911] / a page boy at the Halifax Club / a blacksmith's striker.

During World War I, he enlisted [April 1915], and served as a Private with the 6th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He was wounded.

He died of wounds 2 days later in hospital [1st August 1916].

He was buried at the St. Hilaire Cemetery [I F 1.]

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Halifax Parish Church Church Members (WWI) Memorial

His brother Robert served with the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) 

Bottomley, Cyril
[1899-1961] Of Lumbrook, Northowram.

Son of Mr Bottomley.

Shortly after World War II – with his brother-in-law Fred Smith and son-in-law Jack Tunstall – he founded Westercroft Coaches, after renovating an old bus

Bottomley, Daniel
[1799-1860] Son of James Bottomley.

Born at Cockroyds Farm, North Bierley.

He was a grocer [1841, 1843].

On 25th June 1818, he married Rachel Asquith [1800-18??] in Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Mary Ann [b 1819]
  2. Samuel
  3. Hannah [b 1821]
  4. James [b 1822]
  5. Alice [1825-1899]
  6. Thomas [b 1827]
  7. Asquith [1827-1886]
  8. Sarah [1829-1849]
  9. David [1832-1833]
  10. Benjamin [1833-1879]
  11. Daniel [1834-1856]
  12. Eliza [1836-1923]
  13. Rachel [b 1837]
  14. Naomi [1838-1914]
  15. John [b 1839]

The family lived at Club Houses, Shelf [1841].

He was buried at Wade House Primitive Methodist Chapel, Shelf

Bottomley, David
[1???-18??] He ran a school in Halifax

Bottomley, Dixon George
[1885-1917] MM.

Or Dickson.

Son of Henry Bottomley.

Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton spinning mill piecer / millhand employed by Levi Sykes & Company [1901].

He enlisted in the Yorkshire Artillery in Bradford [April 1901], when he was aged 15 or 16.

He was transferred to the Royal Field Artillery [September 1901].

He was discharged [March 1902] due to


mis-statement of his age on enlistment
 

He enlisted in the West Riding Regiment in Halifax later in 1902, using the name George rather than Dixon.

He was promoted to Lance Corporal [June 1904], and was a serving soldier [1905].

He was promoted to Corporal [November 1906].

He was transferred to the army reserves [July 1909].

He was a policeman in St Helen's, Lancashire [1911-1914].

On 26th January 1905, he married Ethel Helliwell [1879-1864] at Christ Church, Pellon.


Ethel, of 7 Brier Street, Sowerby Bridge, was born in Halifax, the daughter of Alfred Helliwell, joiner
 

Children:

  1. Hilda [b 1906]
  2. Winnie [b 1907]
  3. child
  4. child

The family lived at

  • 62 Hammond Street, St Helen's, Lancashire [1911]
  • 37 Sowerby Street, Sowerby Bridge [1917]

He was serving with the St Helen's Constabulary, Lancashire, when World War I broke out. He enlisted [1915], and served as a Company Quartermaster Sergeant with the 8th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He served in the Dardanelles, in Egypt and in France.

Whilst helping a wounded comrade, he was wounded in the left hip and had his pelvis smashed [26th September 1916]. He was recommended for the Military Medal for his action.

He died 7 months later [28th April 1917] (aged 32) at #3 General Hospital, Stobhill, Midlothian, Scotland.

He was buried at Sowerby Bridge Cemetery [F C 269] with the Band from the Halifax Depot in attendance and accompanied by a firing party. and on the Memorial at Zion Congregational Church, Ripponden

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint George's Church, Sowerby,

Bottomley, Donovan
[1895-1984] Born in Soyland.

On 2nd June 1923, he married Annie Stott in Halifax


Annie was the daughter of
James Stott
 

Bottomley, Edgar
[1881-1917] Son of Tom Bottomley.

Born in Ripponden.

He was educated at Ripponden National School / apprentice painter to Mr R. Moores / a painter of Triangle [1905] / a house painter [1901, 1911].

In 1905, he married Melissa Holroyde at Christ Church, Barkisland.


Melissa / Malissa, of Mount Pleasant, Barkisland, was the daughter of Luke Holroyde, farmer
 

The family left Ripponden, and lived at 4 Hull Road, Blackpool [1911].

During World War I, he enlisted in Blackpool [July 1916], and served as a Private with the 7th Battalion King's Own (Royal Regiment Lancaster).

He was killed in action in France / Flanders [22nd July 1917].

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial [12].

His half-brother Harold Broadbent also died in the War

Bottomley, Edgar
[1893-1917] Son of William Bottomley.

He was a member of St Matthew's Church, Northowram & Choir / a bell ringer / a Sunday School teacher / a worsted comber [1911].

He lived at The Square, Northowram.

During World War I, he served as a Rifleman with the 2nd/7th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He was killed in action in France [17th February 1917] (aged 24).

He was buried at the Waggon Road Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel [E 42].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Saint Matthew's Church, Northowram, and on Brighouse War Memorial.

His brother-in-law Herbert Riley also died in the War

Bottomley, Edwin
[1837-1891] Son of James Bottomley.

He was a mason of Rastrick [1864] / a stone mason [1871, 1881] / beerhouse keeper at the Black Horse, Rastrick [1881, 1891]

In 1864, he married Ann Grace Walker [1836-1911] at Halifax Parish Church.


Ann Grace, of Rastrick, was the daughter of delver John Walker
 

Children:

  1. Ann [b 1866] who died in May 1871
  2. Jim
  3. John William [b 1870] who died in May 1871

After Edwin's death, Anne Grace was landlady at the Black Horse [1894, 1901, 1911]

After Ann Grace's death, their son Jim took over as landlord of the Black Horse [1911, 1912].

The family lived at New Road, Rastrick [1871].

Living with them [in 1871] was lodger William Walker [aged 26] (stone delver).

Edwin died 6th May 1891.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £126 8/-. Probate was granted to his widow Ann.

Ann died 30th September 1911.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £865

Bottomley, Edwin
[1858-1900] He was a corn miller [1881] / a dyer's labourer [1891] / landlord of the Oddfellows' Arms, Sowerby Bridge [1900]

On 18th November 1877, he married Clarinda Evers, daughter of John Evers, at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Sarah Ellen [1878-1932] who married James Albert Crowther [1868-1951]

The family lived at

He died 9th July 1900.

After his death, Clarinda took over at the Oddfellows' Arms.

Members of the family were buried at Sowerby Bridge Cemetery

Bottomley, Elkanah
[1786-1842] Of Stones, Soyland.

He married Sarah [1782-1847].

Children:

  1. John [1808-1871]
  2. child [1813-1829]
  3. Elizabeth [1820-1873]

Members of the family were buried at Stones Methodist Church, Soyland

Bottomley, Ellen
[18??-1864] She was accidentally shot by her daughter, Elizabeth.
On Sunday 2nd May 1864, Joseph Bottomley, a mason at Clifton, loaded his gun, intending to shoot a rat. After loading it he put the cap on, and placed it on the bed in another room. At the same time, a conversation was going on in the house about his 19-year-old daughter, Elizabeth, being a crack shot, her father having been heard to say that he would match his daughter to shoot with cups. Elizabeth went into the parlour to dress her hair, returning with the gun in her hand, but ignorant that it was loaded. At that time Mrs Ellen Bottomley was standing by the fire, there being also 2 young women present in the room. Elizabeth said to her mother,
I'll show you how to do it

At the same instant the gun went off and Mrs Bottomley fell dead. The shot entered the left side of her head, and but barely penetrated the opposite side. The young girl looked aghast for a moment, then ran out of the house screaming. Such was the effect on the poor girl that she had to be attended all night, being almost frantic.

At the inquest at the Black Horse, Clifton, the Coroner's jury were of opinion that the girl was not aware that the gun was loaded, and returned a verdict of Accidental Death

Bottomley, Ely
[18??-1???] He was a cotton spinner [1874].

He lived at Nether Royd, Soyland [1874]

Bottomley, Ely
[18??-18??] Of Intake, Rishworth.

He was a prominent personality in the early days of the Ripponden Commercial Company

Bottomley, Ely
[1843-1???] Son of George Bottomley.

Born in Greetland.

He was a cotton twister [1861] / a cotton twister of Barkisland [1862] / a blacksmith [1871] / an engine tenter of Stainland [1873] / a general labourer [1881].

In 1862, he married (1) Hannah Rawnsley [1840-1???] at Elland Parish Church


Hannah, of Barkisland, was the daughter of Isaac Rawnsley, labourer
 

Ely was a widower by 1871.

In 1873, he married (2) Mary Ann Mitten [1853-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary Ann, of Stainland, was born in Littleborough, the daughter of Abraham Mitten, cloth miller.

She was a charwoman [1891], a widow [by 1901] and a furniture broker/dealer [1911]

 

Children:

  1. Joe Leonard
  2. John Thomas [b 1880]
  3. James Oliver [b 1881]
  4. William Dyson Atkinson
  5. Mabel Alice [b 1885] who worked in blanket whipping [1901], had a daughter Mary Ellen Bottomley [b 1907], and married [1908] Harrison McBurnie, a woollen cloth weaver [1911]
  6. Fred [b 1888] who was a cotton spinner [1901], a woollen mule piecer [1911]
  7. Mildred [b 1889] who was a woollen cloth weaver [1911]

The family lived at

  • Crey Clough, Stainland [1881]
  • Broomey Brow, Barkisland [1891]
  • Broad Royd, Stainland [1901]
  • Stainland [1915]

Mary Ann was widowed by 1901.

Sons Joe Leonard & William Dyson Atkinson died in World War I

Bottomley, Enoch
[17??-18??] Of Halifax.

He married Grace.

Children:

  1. Joseph

Bottomley, Dr Francis Carr
[18??-19??] Son of John Carr Bottomley.

In October 1900, he married Alice Constant Morant

Bottomley, Francis John
[1883-1917] Son of John Thomas Bottomley.

Born in Copley.

He was a clerk (worsted spinning) [1911].

In [Q3] 1911, he married Sarah Elizabeth Smith in Halifax.

They lived at 121 St Stephen's Street, Copley.

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

He died 21st November 1917 (aged 34).

He is remembered on the Cambrai Memorial [6 & 7], on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at All Saints' Church, Dudwell

Bottomley, Frank
[1885-1917] Son of Hannah & Prenn Bottomley of 112 Thornhill Road, Rastrick.

In [Q2] 1911, he married Martha Eleanor Sutcliffe in Halifax.

They lived at 21 Tofts Grove, Rastrick.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Middlesex Regiment.

He died 22nd August 1917 (aged 32).

He was buried at the Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery [XVII K 11A].

He is remembered on Brighouse War Memorial, and on Rastrick War Memorial

Bottomley, Fred
[1883-1956] Born in Brighouse.

He lived with his parents in Churchfields Road, Brighouse.

He trained as a butcher.

In 1904, he enlisted in the 1st King's (Liverpool Regiment).

He served in India. Around 1908, he left the services and returned to work as a butcher, and became the manager of Nelson's new and first shop in Commercial Street, Brighouse.

In 1910, he went to work for the White Star Line and became a steward on the ocean liner SS Arabic on the Liverpool-New York route.

He appeared to stay in America for a couple of years.

During World War I, he returned to England, aboard the RMS Lusitania and was one of the 761 survivors.

In November 1956, he was working a trawler watchman at Fleetwood dock. He suffered a heart attack and fell into the sea and died

Bottomley, George
[1???-1865] Son of Mr Bottomley.

In 1845, he and his brother Thomas used the Shibden Mill as a worsted spinning mill. When Thomas died, George carried on the business

Bottomley, George
[1660-1723] A woolstapler at Northowram.

Son of John Bottomley.

On 12th June 1683, he married Dorothy [1661-1716] at Coley Church.


Dorothy was the daughter of John Nalson of Methley
 

Children:

  1. Thomas
  2. Jeremiah
  3. Hellen [b 1695]
  4. Mary [b 1701]
  5. Dorothy [b 1703] who died aged 2 months

The family lived at

He was buried at Halifax Parish Church

Bottomley, George
[1814-18??] Born in Stainland.

He was a cotton twister [1861] / a twiner [1871].

He married Mary [1823-1???].


Mary was born in Huddersfield
 

Children:

  1. Ely
  2. George Fourness [b 1845] who was a cotton twister [1861], a twiner [1871]
  3. Eneas [b 1848] who was a cotton twister [1861]
  4. William Henry [b 1850] who was a cotton twister [1861], a carder [1871]
  5. Ann [b 1864]

The family lived at

  • 12 Village, Barkisland [1861]
  • New Mill, Stainland [1871]

Living with them [in 1861] was nephew Charles H Sutcliffe [b  1847] (cotton twister) 

Bottomley, George
[1821-18??] Son of Samuel Bottomley.

He was a worsted weaver [1841].

Between 1841 and 1851, he went to America.

He fought on the side of the North in the American Civil War

Bottomley, George
[1838-1871] Son of Susannah Bottomley (father unknown).

His mother later married George Marshall.

He was a stone mason of Southowram [1855] / a mason/contractor employing 14 men and 2 boys [1871]

In April 1855, he married Fanny Crowther [1834-1???].


Fanny, of Southowram, was the daughter of delver Joseph Crowther
 

Children:

  1. Arthur [b 1863]
  2. William [b 1865]
  3. Emily [b 1868]
  4. Ann [b 1870]

The family lived at New Street, Southowram [1871].

He died in April 1871 [aged 34].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £50.

In 1877, Fanny Bottomley married Abraham Henry Hey

Bottomley, George
[1853-19??] Of Brighouse. Landlord of the Railway Hotel, Rastrick [1900].

He married Clara [1857-19??] from Brighouse.

Children:

  1. Lucy [b 1881]

Bottomley, George
[1878-1918] Son of John Bottomley.

In 1900, he married Elizabeth Hey [1876-1965] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Eric [1904-1973] who married Minnie Titterington
  2. Clarice [1906-1999]
  3. Idella May [1909-199?] who married Jack Powell
  4. Connie [1910-1999]
  5. Walter [1912-1915]

Bottomley, Harold
[1895-1918] Son of Mrs Mary H. Bottomley of 14 Hadassah Street, Siddal, Halifax. During World War I, he served as a Sergeant with the 7th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps.

He died of wounds [21st March 1918].

He is remembered on the Pozières Memorial [61-64], and on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Bottomley, Harry
[18??-19??] On 18th May 1891, he married Annie Sharp of Norwood Green


Annie was the daughter of
William Sharp
 

Bottomley, Harry
[1869-19??] Son of William Bottomley

He was a spinner [1891] / a cotton manufacturer [1896] / head of William Bottomley & Sons [1907]

Bottomley, Henry
[1???-1???] Owned Bottomley's Mill, Shelf

Bottomley, Henry
[1835-1912] Born in Shelf [31st January 1835].

He was a spinner & manufacturer.

He established Henry Bottomley & Company at Stone Chair Mills, Shelf.

He rented out 2 cottages at Stone Chair for use as Stone Chair Tabernacle

On 27th March 1854, he married Ruth Brear [1834-1915] at St Peter's Church, Bradford.


Ruth was born 20th January 1834, the daughter of Isaac Brear
 

Children:

  1. Isaac Henry
  2. Jane [1857] who died aged 10 months
  3. Thomas

The family lived at Spring Hall, Stone Chair.

Henry died 30th March 1912.

Ruth died 4th October 1915.

Members of the family were buried at St Michael & All Angels Church, Shelf. Probate records show that he left effects valued at £20.

Probate was granted to his son Isaac Henry

Bottomley, Henry
[1847-19??] Son of George Bottomley, dyer

Born in Soyland.

He was a carter of Soyland [1873] / a cotton card room hand [1881, 1891, 1901] / a brick yard labourer [1911].

In 1873, he married Martha Ann Dixon [1854-1903] at Elland Parish Church.


Martha Ann, of Soyland, was the daughter of George Dixon, farmer
 

Children:

  1. Dixon George
  2. Lucy [b 1889] who was a cotton doubling mill piecer [1901], a cop winder (cotton mill) [1911]
  3. Ethel [b 1891] who was a small frame tenter (cotton spinning) [1911]
  4. Lillian [b 1894] who was a small frame tenter (cotton spinning) [1911]

The family lived at

  • 6 Lee Crescent, Soyland [1881]
  • Lower Hall Green, Rishworth, Halifax [1891, 1901]
  • 61 Wood Terrace, Ripponden, Soyland [1911]

Martha Ann died in 1903

Bottomley, Herbert
[1854-1???] Eldest son of William Bottomley.

He went to America. He worked with his brother Herbert at A. Priestly & Company at Camden, New Jersey

Bottomley, Isaac Henry
[1855-1922] Of Shelf.

Son of Henry Bottomley.

Born at Spring Hall, Stone Chair [9th April 1855].

He played cricket for Yorkshire [1878-1890].

He was a worsted spinning manufacturer [1911] / a partner in Henry Bottomley & Company.

He lived in Ovenden.

He moved to Morecambe.

He lived at The Hollies, Furness Road, Heysham, Lancashire.

He died in Heysham [23rd April 1922].

He was buried at St Michael & All Angels Church, Shelf. Probate records show that he left effects valued at £13,460 11/6d.

Probate was granted to his nephew Henry Naylor Bottomley

Bottomley, James
[1???-1???] Son of Jonathan Bottomley.

He made and sold brooms made from bilberry stalks and collon bobs, and

he charged a little more for those made from bilberry stalks

He never married

Bottomley, James
[1750-1823] Son of John Bottomley.

On 13th August 1770, he married Hannah Kellett [1751-1830] at Bradford.


Hannah was the daughter of Moses Kellett
 

Children:

  1. Susey [b 1770] who married [25th August 1791] Joshua Pickles
  2. Matty [b 1772] who married Miles Jowett
  3. John
  4. William
  5. Hannah [b 1779] who married [4th December 1805] Samuel Peel
  6. Martha [b 1779] who married [12th September 1802] Samuel Smith
  7. Mary [1780-1855] who married William Smith
  8. Sarah
  9. James
  10. Jeremiah
  11. Nancy [1788-1844] who married [18th February 1806] Daniel Heaton
  12. Thomas
  13. Joseph
  14. Samuel [1791-1792]
  15. Samuel
  16. Moses
  17. Daniel

He lived at Cockroyds Farm, North Bierley

Bottomley, James
[1783-1858] Son of James Bottomley

On 26th May 1806, he married Mary Parker in Bradford.

Children:

  1. James Shackleton [b 1813]
  2. William Parker [b 1818]
  3. Mary [1820-1823]
  4. John [b 1823]
  5. Nanny [b 1827]
  6. Samuel [b 1830]

Bottomley, James
[18??-1???] He was a mason.

He married Leah [18??-1???].

Children:

  1. Edwin

After James's death, Leah ran a grocer's business in New Hey Road, Rastrick

Bottomley, James
[18??-1???] He married Elizabeth [1841-1866].

They lived at Ellis Bottom, Barkisland [1866].

Elizabeth, together with Charlotte Anne, Mary Jane and Alfred, the children of James Kershaw, were on their way to work in Ripponden, when they were washed away and drowned as the plank bridge at Treadmill between Soyland and Barkisland was swept away in the floods of 16th November 1866. Their bodies were found later

Bottomley, James
[18??-19??] Son of Thomas Bottomley.

He carried on his father's business at Railway Saw Mills, Brighouse. His sons also joined the family business.

He was a member of the Rastrick Local Board [1892] / Overseer of the Poor for Rastrick [1893] / Councillor for Rastrick West Ward / a teacher and treasurer of Bridge End Congregational Sunday School

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. son
  2. son

Bottomley, James
[1816-1888] Son of Thomas Bottomley.

He and his brothers, Thomas and Samuel, learned the art of weaving at their uncle's firm Moses Bottomley & Sons. The brothers later started business as S. Bottomley & Brothers together with a few local handloom weavers.

James built Farfield House next to the firm's Buttershaw Mills.

He was Chairman of the Local Board.

On 24th February 1839, he married Hannah Mortimer [1821-1???] in Bradford.


Hannah, a weaver, was the daughter of Eli Mortimer, of Bierley, joiner
 

Children:

  1. James who went to live at Harrogate
  2. Thomas [1840-1892] who lived at Manorley Hall, Buttershaw
  3. Joseph
  4. Sarah
  5. Hannah [b 1861] who married Joseph Samuel Sunderland

The sons joined their father in the family business, S. Bottomley & Brothers

Bottomley, James
[1832-1912] Son of William Bottomley.

Born in Rastrick.

He was a cloth fuller / an innkeeper [1880] / landlord of the Manchester House, Brighouse [1891].

On 30th September 1853, he married Jane Mallinson at Elland Parish Church.


Jane was the daughter of John Clayton Mallinson
 

Children:

  1. Eliza [b 1850]

Bottomley, James
[1841-1914] Born 19th February 1841.

He married Sarah Jane [1842-1899].

Children:

  1. (possibly) Henry [1869-1900]
  2. Eleanor [1877-1880]

The family lived at Cliffe Field House, Rastrick.

Members of the family were buried at Brighouse Cemetery

Sarah Jane died 24th April 1899.

James died 25th December 1914

Bottomley, Jeremiah
[1691-1742] Son of George Bottomley.

Born 9th February 1690/1.

On 26th October 1710, he married Jane.

Children:

  1. Ellen [b 1715]
  2. Dorothy [b 1716]
  3. John
  4. Grace [b 1719]
  5. Sarah [b 1723]
  6. Mary [b 1724]
  7. Jane [1725] who died in infancy
  8. Benjamin

Bottomley, Jeremiah
[1745-1810] Son of John Bottomley.

On 1st November 1769, he married Rebecca Naylor.


Rebecca was the daughter of James Naylor
 

Children:

  1. James [b 1767]
  2. Jeremiah
  3. John

Bottomley, Jeremiah
[1756-1832] Aka Old Jerry i' th' Fold.

Son of Benjamin Bottomley.

He was a farmer and piece maker.

Before Jeremiah married Sally Howarth, he had an affair with Mary Dawson which resulted in the birth of a daughter, Susan. Jeremiah and Mary had to do penance at St Mary's

They had to appear on separate Sundays and stand in the aisle covered in a white sheet during morning service. The parson then lectured them about sin.

They were the last couple to suffer this punishment.

He married Sally Hauworth.


Sally was the daughter of Jeremy Hauworth
 

Children:

  1. Betty
  2. John
  3. Hannah who married James Crabtree from Stansfield
  4. Sally
  5. Susan who married William (Butch) Sutcliffe
  6. Nancy [1793-1843] who married William Fielden
  7. Mary who married Abraham Newell
  8. Matty who married John Fielden
  9. Jeremiah who married Susan Schofield from Allescholes
  10. Ann who married John (Blash) Sutcliffe, a mason from Stoney Brink

The family lived at Nicklety [1795]

Bottomley, Jeremiah
[1771-1829] Son of Jeremiah Bottomley.

On 19th July 1790, he married Joanna Roe at Bradford.

Children:

  1. Jeremiah [b 1789]
  2. John [1790-1794]
  3. Nancy [1791-1795]
  4. Sarah [1795-1795]
  5. Martha [1798-1869]
  6. John [1809-1894]

He died at Horton, Bradford

Bottomley, Jeremiah
[1784-18??] Son of James Bottomley

On 10th July 1803, he married Millicent Travers in Bradford.

Children:

  1. Martha [b 180?]
  2. Phebe [1807-1809]
  3. Dorothy [b 1808]
  4. Jeremiah [b 1815]

Bottomley, Jim
[1869-19??] Son of Edwin Bottomley.

He was a stone mason [1891] / landlord of the Star, Rastrick [1907].

He took over from his parents as landlord of the Black Horse, Rastrick [1911, 1912].

In 1894, he married Edith Alice Cupitt in Attercliffe, Sheffield.

Children:

  1. Walter [b 1895]

Bottomley, Jim
[1900-1968?] Born in Rastrick.

In [Q1] 1923, he married Phyllis Armitage in Halifax.


Phyllis was born in Brighouse, the daughter of
Fred Armitage.

She went to the USA with her family [around 1905], returning to England [by 1914]

 

In 1929, the couple went to the USA, and were (probably) living with Phyllis's brothers in Firthcliffe.

They subsequently returned to England

Bottomley, Joe Leonard
[1???-19??] He served in World War II.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Memorial at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Bottomley, Joe Leonard
[1877-1915] Son of Ely Bottomley.

Born in Stainland.

He was a cotton mill hand [1891] / a fettler & teaser in wool carding room (blanket making) [1911] / (possibly) employed by John Maude & Sons at Bankhouse Mills, Stainland.

He fought in the Boer War and gained 2 medals..

In 1906, he married Mary Ellen Bell [1873-19??] in Halifax.


Mary Ellen was born in Worsbrough Dale, Barnsley
 

Children:

  1. Arthur Leonard [b 1908]
  2. Elsie [b 1909]

The family lived at

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

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

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial [20], and on Barkisland War Memorial.

His brother William Dyson Atkinson also died in the War

Bottomley, John
[1???-18??] He lived in Rastrick.

He was a cripple and walked with the aid of 2 sticks.

On 28th June 1827, he was drinking in the Jolly Sailor, Elland until 12 o'clock and was

touched with liquor

2 men – Thomas Gledhill and James Dyson – were also drinking in the pub, and began to make fun of Bottomley. They followed him and as he began to climb the hill on his way home, they knocked his sticks from under him, and turned him on his back. One man held him by the throat, and the other took 2 half-sovereigns, and 20/- in silver from. Dyson kicked him almost senseless, and threw him into a ditch, where they left him.

A man called Chadwick came up and helped him back to the pub.

At 1:30 am, Gledhill and Dyson went to another pub and spent freely. They were seen to have blood on their clothes. Gledhill said that he had hurt himself with a stone the previous day, and Dyson said that he had had a nose bleed.

The following morning, they were arrested.

At their trial on 4th August 1827, a judgment of death was record against both men

Bottomley, John
[1???-18??] Tenant of Brierley Hill, Godley. He was eligible to vote in the Halifax Borough election

Bottomley, John
[16??-17??] Owned Bailey Hall, Halifax.

In 1707, the property was acquired by the Stancliffe family

Bottomley, John
[1615-1678] Of Northowram. He had business at Deaf Mill. He was an early member of the Bottomley family of Shelf.

On 2nd June 1647, he married Judith Lister at Coley Chapel.


Judith was the daughter of John Lister
 

Children:

  1. Martha [bapt 1648]
  2. Susan [bapt 1654]
  3. John
  4. George

Heywood records that John


dyed suddenly
 

He was buried at Halifax Parish Church

Bottomley, John
[1657-1739] Of Northowram.

Son of John Bottomley.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Joseph [1706-1755]

He was buried at Halifax Parish Church

Bottomley, John
[17??-18??] Of Longwood. Cotton spinner at Booth Bridge Mill, Ripponden [1794]

Bottomley, John
[1717-1793] Born 21st December 1717.

He lived at Cockroyds Farm, North Bierley and was known as John of Cock Royds.

On 6th October 1743, he married Mary [or Martha] Hellewell [1727-1803].


Mary [or Martha] was the daughter of Daniel Hellewell
 

Children:

  1. Susan [b 1744] who married Joshua Pickles
  2. Jeremiah
  3. John
  4. James [1748] who died in infancy
  5. Joseph
  6. James
  7. Nancy

Bottomley, John
[1743-1787] Son of Thomas Bottomley.

Born in Kildwick.

A corn miller at Inchfield Corn Mill, Walsden.

He married Mally Bottomley.

Children:

  1. William
  2. James [a mechanic] who never married
  3. Thomas
  4. Ann who married Abraham Fielden a mason from Platts House, Todmorden
  5. Mary who married James Baron from Shore
  6. Sally who married William Travis

Bottomley, John
[1746-1822] Of Horton.

Son of John Bottomley

He married Hannah Kellett at Leeds. They had no children

Bottomley, John
[1772-1860] Son of Jeremiah Bottomley.

He married (1) Hannah Walker.

He married (2) Frances Thorp.

On 6th September 1796, he married (3) Hannah Hudson at Leeds.

Children:

  1. Joseph [1799-1876]
  2. John [b 1800]
  3. Samuel [b 1803]
  4. Hannah [b 1805]
  5. John [1807-1880]
  6. William [1809-1887]
  7. Samuel [b 1812]

Bottomley, John
[1776-1848] Son of James Bottomley.

On 14th May 1796, he married (1) Sally Hague in Bradford.

Children:

  1. James [1800-1882]
  2. Jonas [b 1801]
  3. Hannah [b 1803]
  4. John [1806-1859]
  5. child [1806-1814]
  6. Nancy [b 1808]
  7. Sarah [1813-1814]

On 25th March 1824, he married (2) Bathsheba Howroyd [1786-18??] in Bradford.


Bathsheba was the daughter of Abigail & George Howroyd.

Bathsheba was a grocer [1851]

 

Children:

  1. Nancy

The family lived at Cockroyds Farm, North Bierley

Bottomley, John
[1780-1809] Of Pasture Side, Todmorden.

Son of Jeremiah Bottomley.

He married Mary Haigh.

Children:

  1. Benjamin who farmed at Hollow Dean
  2. John who joined the Army and never returned

The family lived at Nicklety

Bottomley, John
[1791-1862] Born in Rastrick.

He was maltster [1839, 1841] / a trustee for the sale of the Duke of York, Rastrick [1839] / a partner in the West Riding Union Banking Company [1852, 1855, 1858, 1859] / a maltster [1856] / a maltster employing 5 men [1861].

On 23rd January 1822, he married Ursula Carr [1797-1861] at Halifax Parish Church.


Ursula was born in Hunslet
 

Children:

  1. Jane [b 1827]
  2. John Carr

In 1856, he built Stoneleigh.

The family lived at

  • Brighouse [1841, 1851]
  • Park Top, Hipperholme cum Brighouse [1861]

Living with them [in 1841] was George Woodhead [aged 4].

He died 2nd October 1862.

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at under £4,000.

His will was proved by his son John Carr Bottomley, Benjamin Atkinson (chemist of Brighouse) and Jabez Woolley (builder of Hunslet).

See Captain Thomas Taylor

Bottomley, John
[18??-19??] Woollen manufacturer at Elland and West Vale.

, 16/6/1872 went into liquidation

Bottomley, John
[18??-19??] Local poet

Bottomley, John
[1811-1851] Illegitimate son of Sally Bottomley and James Law

Bottomley, John
[1814-1874] Son of Joseph Bottomley.

In [Q2] 1842, he married Hannah Howarth [1817-1883] in Halifax.


Hannah was the daughter of James Howarth
 

Children:

  1. George [1842-1899]
  2. Elizabeth [b 1845] who married James Smith [1845-1920]
  3. Mary [1846-1925]
  4. Sarah Ann [1848-1928] who married William Heap [1851-1914]
  5. twins Caroline [1850-1940] who married Samuel Greenwood [1851-1881]
  6. Susannah [1850-1937] who married James Barratt [1851-1918]
  7. Emma [1853-1932]
  8. Martha [1855-1940] who married Fred Haigh [1851-1935]

His daughters were known as the Seven Sisters of Sowerby and Levi Haigh dedicated a poem to the girls.

John died 11th November 1874.

Hannah died 27th April 1883

Bottomley, John
[1814-189?] Of Shelf. He was a stuff weaver, then power-loom overlooker. He became a grocer in Carr House Lane, Shelf.

On 22nd March 1836, he married Sarah Jagger at Bradford.


Sarah was the daughter of
Thomas Jagger
 

Bottomley, John
[1819-1???] Son of Virgil Bottomley.

Born in Norland.

He was a cloth miller [1841] / a fulling millner [1851] / a fuller [1861].

On 1st August 1841, he married Ann Fleming [1816-18??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Ann was the daughter of woollen weaver William Fleming of Norland
 

Children:

  1. Harriot [b 1842] who was a woollen weaver [1861]
  2. (possibly) Sarah Ann [b 1847]
  3. William
  4. Elizabeth [b 1851]
  5. Mary Evers [b 1853]

The family lived at

  • 22 Back West Street, Sowerby Bridge [1851]
  • 20 Waterloo Street, Sowerby, Sowerby Bridge [1861]

Bottomley, John
[1830-1900] Son of Samuel Bottomley.

Born in Rishworth.

He was a cotton piecer [1851] / a cotton factory worker [1861] / a farmer [1871, 1891].

In 1853, he married (1) Ruth Whiteley. Ruth was dead by 1861.

In 1862, he married (2) Ann Eastwood [1838-1898] from Rishworth, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Hannah [b 1854]
  2. Ann [b 1856]
  3. Idella [b 1868]
  4. Elizabeth [b 1870]
  5. Samuel [b 1871] who was a cotton twister [1881]
  6. John Ernest [1873-19??] who married Martha A. Lum [1872-19??]
  7. George [1878-1918] who married Elizabeth Hey [1876-1965]

The family lived at

Bottomley, John
[1835-1???] He was a twister in Soyland [1867] / a cotton operative [1871].

In 1867, he married Sarah Greenwood at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah was the daughter of
Abraham Greenwood
 

Children:

  1. Emily [b 1865]
  2. Anne [b 1868]

In 1871, the family were living with Sarah's parents at Netheroyd, Soyland

Bottomley, John Carr
[1830-1898] Maltster.

Son of John Bottomley.

In 1851, he was a manufacturing chemist and started the business which became Bottomley & Emerson.

He was active in local affairs / chairman of the Brighouse Local Board [1872-1844] / a founder member of the Brighouse Penny Bank / a maltster [1856].

He subscribed £200 to the formation of the Brighouse Town Hall Company [1866].

On 18th June 1856, he married (1) Catherine Hannah Garnett.


Catherine Hannah was the daughter of James Garnett and granddaughter of John Crossley
 

Catherine died of consumption [30th March 1861].

On 18th July 1866, he married (2) Charlotte Elizabeth Floyd [1841-1901] of Netherthong, daughter of solicitor Cookson Stephenson Floyd, in Almondbury Parish Church.

Children:

  1. John Floyd
  2. Francis
  3. Charles Cookson
  4. Jessie Carr who married Rev Robert Shipman

The family lived at

Members of the family were buried at Brighouse Cemetery

They are mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1898

Bottomley, John Floyd
[1867-1947] JP.

Son of John Carr Bottomley.

He was involved in the family business – J. C. Bottomley & Emerson Limited - at Brookfoot / a councillor / Chairman of Brighouse Gas Committee [1917] / He was made a Freeman of the Borough of Brighouse in 1943.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John Vincent Floyd

Bottomley, John Heap
[1849-1933] Son of Mr Bottomley.

Born in Brighouse.


Question: Can anyone tell me whether it is more than coincidence that his middle name is Heap and his partner, John Fielding married Sarah Ann Heap?

 

He was a partner in Fielding & Bottomley / a carpenter employing 1 man and 2 boys [1881] / a joiner [1891] / a joiner & builder [1901].

In 1871, he married Grace Midgley [1851-1???] from Heptonstall, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Charles [1872]
  2. Ruth [1875]
  3. Mary [1877]
  4. Sarah Ann [1880]
  5. Walter [1882]
  6. John H [1884]
  7. Tom [1892]

The family lived at

  • 2 Wesley Yard, Halifax [1881]
  • 21 Hope Hall Terrace, Halifax [1891]
  • 16 Union Street South, Halifax [1901]

Bottomley, John Thomas
[1858-1942] Born in Skircoat Green.

He was an oil extractor (oil manufacturer) [1911].

On 25th January 1881, he married Grace Hannah Crossley [1858-1932] at Halifax Parish Church.


Grace Hannah was born in Copley
 

Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. Francis John
  3. Florence [b 1889] who was an elementary school teacher [1911]

The family lived at 125 St Stephen's Street, Copley [1911]

Bottomley, John Vincent Floyd
[1904-1993] CBE, JP.

Son of John Floyd Bottomley.

He was involved in the family business – J. C. Bottomley & Emerson Limited - at Brookfoot, a member of Brighouse Borough Council [1936], an Alderman, Chairman of the council Gas Committee [for 16 years], Mayor of Brighouse [1944-1946], JP [from 1950], Chairman of the Bench [from 1957], a Freeman of the Borough of Brighouse [4th April 1964], and a Vice-president of Brighouse & Rastrick Band

Bottomley, John William
[1898-1918] Son of Samuel Bottomley.

He was a teacher at Mill Bank Wesleyan Methodist Chapel / a student at John Hanson's cotton class in Ripponden / employed by W. & R. K. Lee Limited at Dean Mills, Triangle.

During World War I, he enlisted [13th September 1916], and served as a Private with the 13th Battalion Devonshire Regiment, transferred to 170th Labour Corps.

He went to France [February 1917].

He was killed instantly by a high explosive shell whilst watching a football match [11th March 1918] (aged 20).

He was buried at the Mindel Trench British Cemetery, St. Laurent-Blangy [D 32].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint Peter's Church, Sowerby, on the Memorial at Mill Bank Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, on the Memorial at Saint Mary's Church, Cottonstones, on Ripponden War Memorial, on the Memorial at Christ Church, Barkisland, and on the W. & R. K. Lee Limited Roll of Honour

Bottomley, Jonas
[1804-1871] Son of William Bottomley

He married Elizabeth / Betty Brook [18??-1889] at Bradford [1824].

Children:

  1. Samuel [1826-1869]
  2. Mary [b 1831]
  3. Jonathan
  4. Benjamin
  5. Ezra [b 1840]

Jonas and his wife were buried at Bethel Methodist Chapel, Shelf

Bottomley, Jonas
[1845-1889] Son of William Bottomley.

He was landlord of the Sun Inn, Rastrick [1877, 1881].

He married Unknown.

He died at Albert Place, Brighouse [12th November 1889].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £612 5/8d. Probate was granted to his widow

Bottomley, Jonathan
[1753-1820] Of Lenches, Parrack Nook.

In November 1816, he, Isaac Norcliffe and John Whiteley, who had all been members of Sowerby Independent Chapel, decided to establish a chapel at Parrack Nook. Their efforts resulted in the construction of Parrack Nook Chapel.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Hannah
  2. Sally
  3. James

None of the children married or had issue

Bottomley, Jonathan
[1755-1787] A clothier of Stainland.

He drowned at Milnthorpe Sands in Morecambe Bay, Lancashire.

He was buried at St Michael & All Angels Church, Beetham, Milnthorpe, where there is a memorial


to Jonathan Bottomley a Clothier of Staineland, Halifax who unhappily perished on our Sands age 32, and was buried here 31st December 1787
 

Bottomley, Jonathan
[1832-1907] Son of Jonas Bottomley.

He married Tamar Burnett

Bottomley, Joseph
[1749-1???] Son of John Bottomley.

Born 11th March 1749.

He lived at Cockroyds Farm, North Bierley.

On 12th September 1775, he married Esther Scolefield at Halifax.

Children:

  1. William [b 1778]
  2. Joseph
  3. Samuel [1782-1785]
  4. Nanny [b 1787]
  5. Esther [1793-1794]

Bottomley, Joseph
[1775-1???] Son of Lydia Jane & John Joseph Bottomley.

He married Mary Nuttall [1789-18??].


 

Children:

  1. John

Bottomley, Joseph
[1779-18??] Son of Joseph Bottomley

On 5th August 1803, he married Sarah Nelson at Bradford.

Children:

  1. Betty [b 1802]
  2. James [b 1806]
  3. William [1808-1886]
  4. Nancy [b 1810]
  5. Mary [b 1811]
  6. Joannah [b 1813]
  7. Sarah [b 1822]

Bottomley, Joseph
[1786-1858] Son of Enoch Bottomley.

Born in Halifax.

He became a well-known musician, teacher and composer. At the age of 7, he performed a violin concerto. At the age of 12, he trained at Manchester. At the age of 15, he was apprenticed to the organist at St Peter's Church, Leeds. At the age of 19, he set up as a teacher. In 1807, he was appointed organist at Bradford Parish Church. Later, he was appointed organist at Sheffield Parish Church. He also studied several languages, mathematics and most of the sciences

Bottomley, Joseph
[1790-18??] Son of James Bottomley.

On 22nd January 1827, he married Martha Harrison in Bradford.

Children:

  1. Sussie [b 1821]
  2. Samuel [b 1828]
  3. Simion [b 1840]

Bottomley, Joseph
[18??-1???] A stonemason.

In 1852, he married Mary Ann Sugden.


Mary Ann was the daughter of
James Sugden
 

Children:

  1. child
  2. child
  3. child
  4. child
  5. child
  6. child
  7. child

In 18??, they moved to Bradford where their last 2 children were born

Bottomley, Joseph
[1800-1872] Of Thornhill Bridge, Brighouse.

He married Elizabeth [1797-1873].

Children:

  1. Mary [1825-1847]
  2. (possibly) Thomas
  3. Samuel [1836-1847]

Members of the family were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Bottomley, Joseph
[18??-19??] JP.

Son of James Bottomley.

Born in Brighouse.

He was MD of Samuel Bottomley & Brothers / Justice of the Peace for the West Riding.

In [Q2] 1878, he married Sarah Ellen Craven in Bradford.


Sarah Ellen was the daughter of Joseph Craven, JP and MP for Shipley
 

Children:

  1. son
  2. daughter
  3. daughter

The family lived at

  • Craven
  • Greencroft, Harrogate

Bottomley, Rev Joseph
[1807-1866] Born at Saddleworth.

He trained at Airedale College and served at Richmond [1837] before becoming Minister at Sowerby Congregational Church [September 1840, 1861].

He married (1) Jane [1807-1844].

Children:

  1. William who died in infancy
  2. Hannah who died in infancy
  3. Eliza who died in infancy
  4. Mary [1842-1878]

He married (2) Elizabeth [1809-1891]


Elizabeth was possibly Elizabeth Pickles, who married Joseph Bottomley in Halifax [Q1 1846]
 

Children:

  1. Caroline who died in infancy
  2. John

Members of the family were buried at Sowerby Green Congregational Chapel with granddaughter Alice, daughter of Mary & John Bottomley

Bottomley, Joseph
[1854-1918] Son of William Bottomley.

He was a plumber & glazier.

In 1876, he married Anne Simpson [1855-1899] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Mary Elizabeth [1877-1958] who married Thomas Greenwood

The family lived at Ripon Street, Parkinson Lane

Bottomley, Joshua
[1755-1800] Of Turvin.

In 1782, he married Hannah Lumb.

Children:

  1. Sarah [1783-1824] who married Samuel Lumb [b 1781]
  2. Lot
  3. Susy [1787-1794]
  4. Joshua
  5. John [1792-1865] who married [1814] Mary Broadbent [1792-1846]
  6. Hannah [1795-1863] who married [1816] John Hitchen [1795-1835]
  7. Abigail [1798-1855] who married [1839] John Broadbent [b 1788]
  8. Betty [b 1799]

The 5 oldest children were born at Salt Pie, Crow Hill

Bottomley, Joshua
[1790-1863] Son of Joshua Bottomley.

In 1807, he married Mally Norminton [1787-1835].

Children:

  1. Sally [1808-1874] who married [1826] William Helliwell
  2. Hannah [1810-1877] who married [1829] John Helliwell
  3. Alice [1812-1843]
  4. Joshua [1814-1872]
  5. Joseph [1814-1868] who married (1) [1838] Sarah Stephenson and (2) [1859] Selina Appleyard
  6. John [b 1819] who married Betty Holroyd
  7. Henry [b 1821]
  8. William [b 1824]
  9. Lot [1827-1835]
  10. Mary Ann
  11. Susannah [1832-1858]
All 11 children were born at Cuddy Wood, Rudd Lane, Erringden, just west of Cragg Vale Church

Bottomley, Levi
[18??-19??] Commission weaver at Stone Dam Mill, Halifax [1905]

Bottomley, Lot
[1785-1866] Of Sowerby.

Son of Joshua Bottomley.

He was a farmer [1841] / a weaver [1851] / a woollen weaver and winder [1861].

On 21st February 1824, Mally Lumb made a bastardy bond to Lot, putative father of her bastard son George, born about 6 weeks ago.

Mally and Lot never married although it was generally known that they were George's parents. It is said that Lot refused, though his reasons are unknown.

They lived at

Lot and members of the family were buried at COTTONSTONES

Bottomley, Lot
[1884-1969] Of Siddal.

Son of Alexander Thomas Bottomley.

In 1910, he married Mary Ann Canning [1883-1933].

Children:

  1. Alexander
  2. Walter [1917-1921]
  3. Willie (Bill) [1919-1983] who married [1949] Doreen Patchett [1927-2006]

Bottomley, Louis E.
[18??-19??] President of the Halifax Industrial Society [1922]

Bottomley, Martin Walter
[1922-1944] Son of Mildred & Thomas Walter Bottomley of 6 Craven Terrace, Halifax.

He was educated at Wheelwright Grammar School Dewsbury, Heath Grammar School & (having gained an open exhibition in English)  Queen's College Cambridge.

During World War II, he served as a Flying Officer with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He was killed in an accident in Cyprus [3rd December 1944] (aged 22).

He was buried at the Nicosia War Cemetery [3 A 9].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on Heath Grammar School Memorial Gates

Bottomley, Mary (Mally)
[1744-1822] She married (1) John Bottomley.

After the deaths of her husband, John, and her son, William, Mally carried on the corn-milling business at Inchfield Corn Mill, Walsden.

She took care of her grandson, Robert, after the death of his father William.

She married (2) Bell Parkin

Mally & Bell were buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone

Bottomley, Mary
[1808-1868] Daughter of Thomas Bottomley.

In 1831, she married Robert Law.

In 1843, she gave birth to a daughter Emma Law, by William Fitzpatrick.

In 1845, after Robert's death, she married widower Robert Walmsley and she and her 3 children went to live at Pavement in Todmorden.

She died at Rose Cottage, Walsden

She was buried at St Peter's Church, Walsden with Robert Walmsley

Bottomley, Mary Ann
[1824-1910] She lived at Wade House, Shelf [1881]

Bottomley, Mary Ann
[1829-1907] Daughter of Joshua Bottomley.

Children:

  1. Hannah [1847-1894]
  2. Alexander Thomas
  3. Thomas Thomas [1869-1927?]

In 1878, she married George Broadbent

Bottomley, Milner
[1791-1867] Of Halifax.

He was a clockmaker [1845, 1851].

He married Ruth Jenkinson [1791-1867].

Children:

  1. William
  2. Joseph [b 1829] who became a dyer [1851]
  3. Matthew [b 1833] who became a dyer [1851]

The family lived at 5 Caddy Field, Halifax [1851]

Bottomley, Moses
[1796-1870] Of Shelf.

Son of James Bottomley. He lived and died at Wade House, Shelf.

He was originally a shop-keeper. He then became a weaver. He may have been influenced by his brother-in-law, Abraham Briggs, into going into textiles. He established M. Bottomley & Sons fabric manufacturer at Victoria Mills, Shelf.

On 24th March 1816, he married (1) Sarah Shaw [1799-1827] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah was the daughter of John Shaw, a farmer of Horton
 

Children:

  1. Anne / Nancy [1816-1866] who died in the Isle of Man
  2. Samuel
  3. Martha [1822-1867] who married [1842] William Wyrill, a Bradford ironmonger
  4. Mary Ann

On 18th December 1827, he married (2) Susannah Woodhead.

Children:

  1. Moses
  2. Edward [b 1831] who died aged 5 months
  3. Susey [b 1832] who died young
  4. Lucy [1832-1860] who married Rev Frederick Smith and died in childbirth
  5. Thomas [1834-1841]
  6. Naomi [1834-1835] who died aged 5 months
  7. James [1836-1850]

He died at Wade House, Shelf [12th June 1870].

He was buried at St Michael & All Angels Church, Shelf.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £120,000 to his sons Samuel & Moses.

His wives were buried at Wade House Primitive Methodist Chapel, Shelf

See Norwood House Lodge, Shelf, Shelf Library, Tower Buildings, Shelf, Victoria Mills, Shelf and Wade House Primitive Methodist Chapel

Bottomley, Moses
[1829-1903] Son of Moses Bottomley.

Born in Shelf.

He was worsted spinner & manufacturer [1870] / worsted stuff manufacturer & merchant [1871] / worsted stuff merchant [1881].

He married Susannah Ingham [1840-1909] in Halifax.


Susannah came from Bradford
 

Children:

  1. Lucius Herbert Ingham [b 1861]
  2. Lucy Catharine Gibson [1863-1937] who married Lucius Frederick Moses Bottomley Smith
  3. Ada Gertrude Susannah [b 1865]
  4. Hannah Constance Grace [b 1868]
  5. Richard Arthur Augustus
  6. Florence Ethel Elizabeth [1872-1952]

The family lived at Wade House, Wade House Lane [1871].

Living with them [in 1871] was Maria Galliau [aged 23] (Swiss governess)  and visitor Thomas Milnes [aged 61] (sculptor).

In the early 1870s, the family moved to Woodleigh Hall, Rawdon.

He died at Woodleigh Hall [28th May 1903].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £157,505 12/1d. Probate was granted to his widow Susannah and sons Lucius & Richard

Bottomley, Moses Nathaniel
[1857-1924] MA.

Barrister.

Son of Samuel Bottomley.

In 1861, his father built Shelf New Hall for him – at which time Nathaniel would have been about 4 years old!

He was a member of the Provisional Committee of The Bradford District Bank [1862].

He moved to London.

In 1885, like his brother, Cautley Holmes, he changed his surname from Bottomley to Cautley by Royal Licence, becoming Nathaniel Cautley. They were required to do this as beneficiaries of a will made by a member of their mother's family. He inherited all the family property when his father died intestate.

In 1915, he sold Shelf Old Hall to Edward R. Hartley.

In 1909, he married Florence Kennedy. They had no children.

See Priestley Litigation

Bottomley, Nancy
[1811-18??] Youngest child of John Bottomley. She was a milliner [1851].

She was unmarried.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. William

Bottomley, Norman
[18??-19??] Born in Elland.

He was a farmer [1911].

On 6th December 1911, he married Mary Ellen Hollas in Sowerby,


Mary Ellen was the daughter of
Watson Hollas
 

Bottomley, Norman
[1917-1944] Son of Ellen & Eddy Bottomley.

He was educated at Elland National School / a member of Elland Boy's Brigade / a member of the Elland Brotherhood AFC / employed by Lumby's Limited at West vale.

He married Annie.

Children:

  1. child
  2. child

They lived at 8 Denfield Drive, Ovenden.

During World War II, he enlisted [1939], and served as a Lance Bombardier with the 68 Anti-Tank Regiment Royal Artillery.

He died 9th August 1944 (aged 27).

He was buried at the Bayeux War Cemetery [XXII D 12].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial, on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on Elland War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Elland Boys' Brigade

Bottomley, Sir Norman Howard
[1891-1970] Air Chief Marshall Sir Norman Howard Bottomley KCB, CIE, DSO, AFC.

Son of Thomas Bottomley.

Born at Bankfield, Soyland.

He was educated at Halifax Secondary School, Borough College London, and Rennes University.

He had a distinguished military career. He served in France during World War I. In 1934, he served in India. He served with Bomber Command and was Deputy Chief of the Air Staff during World War II. In 1948, he left the RAF and became Director of Administration at the BBC.

In 1927, he married Anne Lang.


Anne was the daughter of Sir William Biggart Lang
 

Children:

  1. son
  2. daughter

Bottomley, Oswald
[1898-1918] Son of Alice & Sam Bottomley of 4 Stod Fold, Mixenden, Halifax.

He worked on a farm for Thomas Holgate at Lightcliffe.

During World War I, he enlisted [1914], and served as a Private with the 1st/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 13th April 1918 (aged 20).

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial [82-85 & 162A], on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Illingworth

Bottomley, Percy
[1897-1918] Son of Annie & Philip Bottomley of 5 Upper Stubbin, Triangle.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 12th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment.

He died 9th April 1918 (aged 21).

He is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium [4], on the World War I Memorial in Sowerby Church, and on Triangle War Memorial

Bottomley, Richard Arthur Augustus
[1870-1929] BA.

Of Helliwell Syke, Lightcliffe.

Son of Moses Bottomley Born 21st August 1870.

Richard was educated at Giggleswick and Clare College Cambridge [1889]; employed in the Ministry of National Service [during World War I]; Lieutenant-Colonel in the West Yorkshire Regiment; mentioned in despatches; a retired farmer [1911]

In 1899, he married Emily Maud Osborn in Halifax.


Emily Maud was the daughter of Samuel Osborn
 

Children:

  1. Arthur Godfrey [1902-1988]
  2. Olga Grace Maude [1906-2004] who married Arthur John Croslegh Hirst
  3. Pauline Mabel [b 1908]

In 1911, the family were living with Ernest Bacon Osborn at Lightcliffe House.

He died at Hesterhaven, Aston-on-Clun [5th January 1929]

Bottomley, Riphath
[1829-1906] Of Shelf. Grandson of William Bottomley.

He was a foreman cotton warp dresser.

He married Sybil Jagger.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £317 7/-

Bottomley, Robert
[1805-1878] Aka Bob o' Bells.

Son of William Bottomley.

After the deaths of his parents, his grandmother, Mally, looked after him.

He worked as an engineer for Sharp, Roberts & Company in Manchester, and was employed by them for many years on the continent, superintending the installation of machinery exported by them. He was listed as a proprietor of houses [1861] and a retired merchant [1871]

He married Elizabeth

Children:

  1. unknown

They lived at

  • Chorlton upon Medlock, Manchester [1861]
  • 54, North Cambridge Street, Chorlton on Medlock [1871]

Living with them [in 1871] were granddaughter Jane Smith and lodger Elizabeth Maudsley.

He died in Manchester

Bottomley, Robert
[1841-1878] Son of Thomas Bottomley.

He was a cotton spinner and manufacturer at Ramsden Wood, employing 113 hands [1871].

He married Martha Ann Pearson.


Martha Ann was the daughter of James Pearson
 

Children:

  1. Amy
  2. Thomas
  3. Bertha
  4. Robert Bertram
  5. Sarah
  6. Janet

Martha died from the effects of childbirth.

Amy was the only child to survive childhood, and was brought up by her uncle William Bottomley after her parents died.

The Halifax Guardian of 15th May 1875 reported

Magistrates Court: Mitchell Helliwell, of Cornholme, and Robert Bottomley, of Ramsden Wood for being drunk and refusing to leave the White Lion Hotel, Hebden Bridge were each fined 30s and 11/6d costs

Robert was buried at St Peter's Church, Walsden

Bottomley, Robert
[1851-1934] Born in Halifax.

He was a decorator [1872] / a house painter & decorator [1911].

On 8th June 1872, he married Elizabeth Wood [1852-1928] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Irvin [1874-1918]
  2. Rose Ethel [1876-1949]
  3. Florence Maud [1879-1903]
  4. Edith Alice [1881-1899]
  5. Arnold Percy [b 1885] who emigrated to Canada
  6. May Winifred [1886-1904]
  7. Albert Edward [b 1888] who was an ironmonger's shop assistant [1911]
  8. Wilfred Norman
  9. Lily [b 1892] who was a packer worsted mill [1911]

The children were born in Halifax.

The family lived at 22 Cedar Street, Hopwood Lane [1911]

Bottomley, Sally
[1788-1846] Daughter of Jeremiah Bottomley.

She never married but had a life-long courtship with James Law, by whom she had an illegitimate son, John

Bottomley, Samuel
[1793-18??] Son of James Bottomley.

On 1st August 1813, he married Susannah Ibbottson in Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Richard [1813-1861]

Bottomley, Samuel
[1795-1855] Born in Rishworth.

He was a weaver [1851] / a farmer of 18 acres [1851] / a farmer [1871] / a cotton spinner of Warley and The Royde, Soyland / partner in S. & S. Bottomley

On 28th December 1794, he married widow Betty Riley [1795-1869] of Warley, at Halifax Parish Church.


Betty was a widow.

She was a farmer of 20 acres [1861]

 

Children:

  1. George
  2. Isaac [1822-1823]
  3. Hannah [b 1825]
  4. Samuel
  5. John
  6. Robert / Robard [b 1833] who was a wool comber [1851]
  7. Eli [b 1836] who was a cotton piecer [1851]
  8. Thomas [b 1838]

The family lived at

Members of the family were buried at Rishworth Particular Baptist Chapel

Bottomley, Samuel
[1813-1896] Born in Rishworth.

He was a cotton twister [1841, 1851] / a cotton manufacturer [1861] / a cotton spinner [1871] / a partner in S. & S. Bottomley [until 1872] / a mill manager [1874] / a cotton spinner employing 96 hands [1881] / living on own means [1891].

On 2nd September 1838, he married Mary Lumb [1815-1898] at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Joseph [b 1839] who was a cotton twister [1861]
  2. William
  3. John [b 1842]
  4. Thomas [b 1849] who was a mechanic [1871]

The family lived at

  • Turner End, Rishworth [1841]
  • 15 Royd Lane, Soyland [1851]
  • Lane Head, Soyland [1861]
  • Rose Villa, Soyland [1871, 1881, 1891]
  • Platts Terrace, Ripponden [1898]

Samuel died 27th March 1896.

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £459.

Probate was granted to grandson Harry Bottomley.

Mary died 15th August 1898.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £167 13/3d.

Probate was granted to grandson Harry Bottomley, and Strickson Landin

Bottomley, Samuel
[1818-1874] Born in Rishworth.

He was a cotton spinner [1851, 1871] / a farmer [1871].

On 14th August 1849, he married (1) Sarah Whitworth [1814-1860] at Halifax Parish Church.

He married (2) Elizabeth [1819-1900].

The family lived at

In 1861, Maria Shaw was Samuel's housekeeper.


Maria was the mother of Eliza Shaw who married Samuel Bottomley
 

Samuel died at Manchester Road, Southport [6th September 1874].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £16,000.

Probate was granted to his nephew Ely Bottomley, and Samuel Bottomley

Bottomley, Samuel
[1818-1882] Son of Thomas Bottomley.

He and his brothers, Thomas and James learned the art of weaving at their uncle's firm Moses Bottomley & Sons.

The brothers later started business as S. Bottomley & Brothers together with a few local handloom weavers

Bottomley, Samuel
[1820-1874] Son of Daniel Bottomley.

Born in North Bierley.

He was an apprentice joiner [1841] / a butcher [1843] / butcher & innkeeper at Stanage (possibly) the Bottomley's Arms, Shelf [1851] / landlord of the Bottomley's Arms, Shelf [1853, 1861, 1864].

In 1843, he married Martha Sharp [1820-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Martha was the daughter of William Sharp
 

Children:

  1. Mary Ann [b 1843]
  2. Harriet [b 1847] who was a weaver [1867, 1871] and married Francis Jagger
  3. Eliza [b 1850] who married John Craven
  4. Sarah [b 1854]
  5. Hannah [b 1860]

The family lived at Stanage, Shelf (Bottomley's Arms?) [1851].

In 1851, daughter Harriet was staying with her grandparents, Hannah and William Sharp.

Living with them [in 1871] were daughter Harriet and family.

Samuel died on 21st December 1874 at the Bottomley's Arms.

He was buried at Wade House Primitive Methodist Chapel, Shelf.

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at under £600

After Samuel's death, Martha was licensed victualler at the Bottomley's Arms [1881].

Living with Martha in 1881 were daughter Eliza and family

Bottomley, Samuel
[1820-1883]

Son of Moses Bottomley.

He was worsted manufacturer / worsted spinner & manufacturer [1870]

The family owned Shelf Hall.

He lived at Grove House, Shelf.

He married Caroline Jane Holmes [1853].

Children:

  1. Caroline Constance [1854-1854]
  2. Sarah Elizabeth [b 1854] who married Albert Mitchell, a Bradford worsted manufacturer
  3. Florence Jane [b 1855], who married Rufus Mitchell, a Bradford worsted manufacturer
  4. Moses Nathaniel
  5. Cautley Holmes

Samuel built Shelf Hall for Moses Nathaniel.

He was buried at St Michael & All Angels Church, Shelf

Bottomley, Samuel
[1827-1881] Recorded as Samewel on the 1841 census.

Son of Samuel Bottomley.

He was a cotton twister [1851] and Manager of the Ripponden Commercial Company

He married Eliza Shaw [1832-1907].


Eliza's mother Maria was housekeeper for Samuel Bottomley [1861]
 

Children:

  1. Alfred [1859-1866]
  2. Maria Gertrude [1860-1865]
  3. Eliza Gertrude [1872-1956] who never married

The family lived at

Samuel died 9th September 1881.

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £3,026 16/10d¾ [resworn £3,052 6/10d¾].

The will was proved by Henry William Shaw

Bottomley, Samuel
[1853-1905] Of Brighouse.

In [Q1] 1873, he married Emma Fillingham in Halifax.


Emma was the daughter of
Joseph Fillingham
 

Children:

  1. Arthur Willie [1875-1897]
  2. Fred [1875-1898]
  3. Ernest Batty [1879-1902]
  4. Elsie May [1884-1885]

Members of the family were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Bottomley, Samuel
[1874-19??] Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton doubler [1901, 1911].

In 1897, he married Ruth Ann Heap [1874-19??] in Halifax.


Ruth was born in Sowerby, the daughter of
Thomas Heap
 

Children:

  1. John William [b 1898] who was a cotton piecer [1911]
  2. Clarence Edward [b 1905]

The family lived at

  • 23 Barrett Hill, Soyland [1901]
  • Shaw Well, Ripponden, Soyland [1911]

Bottomley, Samuel
[1923-1944] Son of Ernest & Ann Fielding Bottomley of Brighouse.

During World War II, he served as a Private with the 1st Battalion Essex Regiment.

He died 24th April 1944 (aged 21).

He was buried at the Kohima War Cemetery [11 C 5]

Bottomley, Sarah
[1782-1863] Daughter of James Bottomley.

She married (1) Thomas Holden.

She married (2) Abraham Briggs at Halifax

Bottomley, Sarah
[1799-1863] Of Brighouse.

She was buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse (Grave U35) [20th May 1863]

Bottomley, Sarah Ann
[1850-1913] Daughter of James Bottomley.

Born in Low Moor.

She married Samuel Watkinson.

A stained glass window in her memory was installed in the church of St John the Baptist, Coley and unveiled by her husband in 1914

Bottomley, Sykes
[1890-1918] Son of Mary Ellen & Herbert Bottomley of 30 Runswich Terrace, Bankfoot, Bradford.

Born in Brighouse.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the Y Siege Park Army Service Corps.

He died 8th September 1918.

He was buried at the Feuchy Chapel British Cemetery, Wancourt [I B 5]

Bottomley, Thomas
[1???-1???] Of Bottomley.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Isabel who married John Ramsden

Bottomley, Thomas
[1???-1854] Son of Mr Bottomley.

In 1845, he and his brother George used the Shibden Mill as a worsted spinning mill. When Thomas died, George carried on the business

Bottomley, Thomas
[1687-17??] Son of George Bottomley.

Born 9th August 1687.

On 14th November 1709, he married Mary Bottomley at Coley Church

Bottomley, Thomas
[17??-17??] He married Ann.

Children:

  1. Benjamin
  2. John

Bottomley, Thomas
[1784-1852] Son of Mally and John Bottomley.

He worked at the family corn-mill, Travis Mill, Walsden [1810-1820]. He later used a part of the mill for carding and spinning cotton.

He was a member of the Todmorden & Walsden Select Vestry [1838].

He was a cotton manufacturer at Spring Mill, Walsden [1821, 1851], employing 61 men, 26 women, 19 girls, 23 boys [1851].

He kept the Black Bull Inn, Todmorden [from before 1808 to 1811]

He farmed at Naze Farm, Walsden [1815] and Hollow Dean

He married Ann Farrar.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Thomas
  3. Mary who married Robert Law
  4. Susan

He was buried at St Peter's Church, Walsden

Bottomley, Thomas
[1788-1864] Son of James Bottomley.

On 5th October 1806, he married Nancy Hellewell [1788-1854] in Bradford.

Children:

  1. Thomas
  2. Jane [b 1812]
  3. Joseph [b 1815]
  4. John [1816-1895]
  5. James
  6. Samuel
  7. William [b 1823]
  8. Daniel [1825-1864]
  9. Moses [1827-1869]
  10. Henry [1835-1912]

Bottomley, Thomas
[18??-18??]

He married Sarah Fairburn.


Sarah was the daughter of William Fairburn, wiredrawer
 

Children:

  1. Ellen [b 1841]
  2. Jane [b 1850]
  3. Lucy [b 1852]

The family lived at Newlands, Halifax [1841].

Thomas was dead by 1861.

On 17th January 1861, Sarah married widower Simeon Aspinall

Bottomley, Thomas
[18??-19??] Of Henry Bottomley & Company.

He lived at Thornhill House, Hipperholme [1900]

Bottomley, Thomas
[18??-19??] A journeyman cotton spinner at Ripponden.

He married Ellen Whiteley.

Children:

  1. Norman

Bottomley, Thomas
[18??-1917] During World War I, he served as a Corporal with the 1st/8th Battalion London Regiment (Post Office Rifles).

He was killed at Ypres [7th June 1917].

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium [54]

Bottomley, Thomas
[1806-1895] Son of Thomas Bottomley.

He and his brothers, Thomas and Samuel, learned the art of weaving at their uncle's firm Moses Bottomley & Sons. The brothers later started business as S. Bottomley & Brothers together with a few local handloom weavers.

In 1858, Thomas and Samuel retired from the business.

He lived at Green Lane Hall, Shelf [1876]

Bottomley, Thomas
[1811-1850] Son of Thomas Bottomley.

He worked as the bookkeeper at his father's Spring Mill, Walsden. He later took over as a manufacturer.

He was a member of the Todmorden & Walsden Select Vestry [1838].

He married Sarah Jowett.

Children:

  1. Susan
  2. William
  3. Ann
  4. Robert
  5. Harriet
  6. Thomas
  7. Sarah

He died from an epileptic fit

Bottomley, Thomas
[1815-1896] A Brighouse joiner.

His workshop in Ball flash was burnt down when William Drake fired a gun to dislodge soot from the chimney of the neighbouring cottage.

He was a Liberal and active in local affairs and was a member of the Rastrick Local Board, a shareholder in many local companies, and a member of Bridge End Congregational Church

He was a partner in Greenwood & Bottomley. In 1893, he became sole proprietor of the business. His son carried on the business.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. James

He was buried at Bridge End Congregational Church, Brighouse

Bottomley, Thomas
[1831-1891] Of Brighouse.

(Possibly) son of Joseph Bottomley.

He married Mary [1834-1909].

Children:

  1. Collins [1866-1905]

Members of the family were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Bottomley, Thomas
[1851-1???] Son of Thomas Bottomley, cotton operative.

Born in Scammonden / Huddersfield.

He was a cotton op spinner [1881] / a cotton spinner [1886, 1891, 1901, 1911].

He married (1) Elizabeth [1857-1885] from Halifax.

Children:

  1. Lucy [b 1878]
  2. Herbert Ewart [1880-1882]
  3. Lucy [b 1879]
  4. Annie [b 1883]

In 1886, he married (2) Ellen Whiteley [1853-1???] at Ripponden Church. Ellen was born in Liverpool, the daughter of Peter Whiteley, foreman

Children:

  1. Thomas Reginald
  2. Edith Helen [b 1890] who was a teacher [1911]
  3. Norman H [b 1892]
  4. Arthur [b 1894] who was an engineering apprentice [1911]

The family lived at

  • 3 Hey Houses, Soyland [1881]
  • Bankfield, Soyland [1891]
  • Belle Vue, Ripponden [1901, 1911]
  • 25 Norman Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey [1914]

Living with them in 1911 was visitor Bertha Weaver [aged 24] (teacher, born in Battersea, London) 

Bottomley, Thomas
[1860-1907] Son of Henry Bottomley.

In 1884, he married Anne Naylor.


Anne was the daughter of John Naylor
 

Children:

  1. Henry Naylor (Bottomley)

Bottomley, Thomas
[1863-1916] Known as Tom.

Son of John Thomas Bottomley, blacksmith.

Born in Halifax.

He was a groom [1884] / a railway porter [1892] / a carter [1911].

He had a military career:

  • In 1884, he joined the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
  • In 1886-7, he fought in the Burma Campaign, and was awarded the India Medal & clasp
  • In 1891, he transferred to the Reserves (Section B) 
  • In 1896, he transferred to the Reserves (Section D)  King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
  • In 1900-1, he served in South Africa [June 1900 to April 1901], and was awarded the Queen's South Africa medal
  • On 24th April 1901, he was discharged from Reserves (Section D) 
  • In 1903, he joined the Reserve Division of Militia with the 3rd Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
  • In May 1911, he was discharged from the Reserve Division of Militia, with the 3rd Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
  • He served with the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry during the first 6 months of World War I
  • He was discharged and never recovered good health; he died [27th June 1916]

On 2nd July 1892, he married Eliza Ann Hollas in Halifax.


Eliza Ann was the daughter of
Robert Hollas
 

Children:

  1. Robert [b 1892] who served with the 1st Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) 
  2. Lewis [b 1895]
  3. Cyril
  4. John William [b 1900]
  5. Mabel [b 1903]
  6. Lily [b 1905]
  7. Elsie [b 1909]

The family lived at

  • Crossley Terrace, Halifax [1892]
  • 6 Whitegate Bottom, Halifax [1901]
  • 8 Amos Street, off Queen's Road, Halifax [1911]

Sons Robert and Cyril served in World War I.

Tom died 27th June 1916 (aged 53) 

Bottomley, Thomas
[1896-1917] Son of Martha (née Nutton) [1864-1951] & Willie Herbert Bottomley [1867-1948] of 8 Cobden Terrace, Savile Road, Elland.

Born in Elland.

During World War I, he served as a Rifleman with the 2nd Battalion Rifle Brigade.

He died 1st December 1917.

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial [145-147], on Elland War Memorial, on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Elland, on the Memorial at All Saints' Church, Elland, and on the Memorial at Elland Constitutional Club

Bottomley, Thomas
[1897-1916] Son of Jane & Edwin Bottomley.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

During World War I, he served as a Driver with 79 Battery Royal Field Artillery.

He died 1st May 1916.

He was buried at the Agra Cantonment Cemetery [R 185].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge

Bottomley, Thomas Reginald
[1887-1914] BA.

Son of Thomas Bottomley.

Born in Soyland [17th October 1887].

He was a boarder at Rishworth Grammar School [1901] / educated at St John's Training College, Battersea / a teacher with Croydon Education Committee [1909] / a teacher living at 69 Brigstock Road, Croydon, Surrey [1911].

He was popular with his pupils at Oval Road Boys' School.

He entered the Officers' Training Corps at London University [1911-1914].

In April 1914, he accepted a commission of 2nd Lieutenant in the 1st East Yorkshire Regiment.

On 29th August 1914, he married Eveline Mary Gibson in Cambridge.


Eveline Mary was the daughter of William Henry Gibson
 

He left for the Front in September 1914, less than a month after the marriage.

He was killed in action [23rd September 1914] at the Battle of the Aisne.

He is remembered on the La Ferte-sous-Jouarre Memorial. Eveline Mary emigrated to the USA in 1931. She settled in Long Beach, California and died there in 1966. She never remarried

Bottomley, Thomas Teal
[1856-1926] Son of Joel Bottomley, chemist.

Born in White Lee, Heckmondwike.

He was a grocer's assistant of Bailey Hall Terrace, Southowram [1908] / a grocer's warehouseman [1911].

He married (1) Unknown.

In 1908, he married (2) Charlotte Ann at Halifax Parish Church.


Charlotte Ann was the widow of
George Helliwell
 

Children:

  1. Lena Eleanor Bottomley Helliwell [born out of wedlock 1906]

The family lived at Haigh's Yard, Woolshops, Halifax [1911]

Bottomley, Tom
[18??-1???] Of Thornhill Briggs.

In [Q2] 1852, he married Mary Collins.


Mary was the daughter of
David Collins
 

Children:

  1. Arthur

Son Arthur was buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Bottomley, Tom
[18??-19??] Woollen manufacturer at Clough Mill, Shelf [1905].

He lived at West End, Hipperholme

Bottomley, Tom
[1852-1882] Born in Barkisland.

He was a stone dresser [1881].

In [Q1] 1881, he married Maria Pellington [1852-1927] in Halifax.


Maria was born in Soyland
 

Children:

  1. Edgar

Tom died in 1882.

Maria married (2) George Broadbent The family lived at 3 Slack Lane, Barkisland [1881]

Bottomley, Virgil
[1797-18??] Born in Norland.

Baptised at Elland [1797].

He was an operative chemist [1841].

In 1818, he married Mary Ever [1798-18??] at Elland Parish Church.


Mary was born in Shepley
 

Children:

  1. John
  2. Robert [b 1821] who was a labourer [1841], a chemist [1851]
  3. Elizabeth [b 1824] who was a cotton factor [1841]
  4. Henry [b 1828] who was a labourer [1841]
  5. James [b 1834] who was a fuller [1851]
  6. Henry [b 1834] who was a chemist [1851]

The family lived at Pickwood Scar, Norland [1841]

Bottomley, Walter Hitchen
[1889-1917] Born in Halifax [11th July 1889].

He lived at 160 Hanson Lane, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 4th Battalion Essex Regiment.

He was killed in action in Palestine [3rd November 1917].

He was buried at the Gaza War Cemetery [XXIX C 2].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Bottomley, Wilfred Norman
[1889-1917] Son of Robert Bottomley.

Born in Halifax [12th December 1889].

He was a member of the choir of St Augustine's Church, Pellon / an ironmonger's shop assistant [1911] / a traveller / employed by Worsnop's of 25 Union Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted [August 1916], and served as a Private with the 16th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He was killed and left wounded in no-man's land in Oppy Wood at the Battle of Arras [3rd May 1917] (aged 25).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial [4], on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Augustine's Church, Pellon

Bottomley, William
[1775-1807] Son of John Bottomley.

Born in Wadsworth.

He carried on the family corn-milling business after his father's death.

He married Sarah Crowther.

Children:

  1. Robert

William was living at Square in Walsden when he died.

William and his wife died and Robert was brought up by his grandmother, Mally

Bottomley, William
[1778-1856] Son of James Bottomley.

On 9th April 1798, he married Mary [1773-1845] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary was the daughter of Alice & James Spencer
 

Children:

  1. James [1798-1870]
  2. Betty [b 1802]
  3. Mary [b 1803]
  4. Jonas
  5. William [1805-1872]
  6. Daniel [b 1810]
  7. Joseph [1811-1868]

He and his wife were buried at Wade House Primitive Methodist Chapel, Shelf

Bottomley, William
[18??-1???] APS.

He established a dispensing and family chemists business at King Cross Street, Halifax. The business is recorded in 1890.

He produced a range of products, including Bottomley's Digestive Bilious and Liver Pills and Bottomley's Compound Black Currant Elixir

Bottomley, William
[18??-19??] Halifax cigar manufacturer.

He lived at Ashgarth, Huddersfield Road

Bottomley, William
[18??-19??] He was Senior Deacon at Blackley Baptist Chapel.

He acted as a lay pastor between the death of Rev Joseph Hirst [1870] and the arrival of Rev Roger Briggs [1874].

In 1911, he was recorded as a Past Deacon

Bottomley, William
[1806-1880] Of Rastrick.

He was a woollen fancy weaver [1841] / a warehouseman [1851] / a fancy woollen weaver [1861] / a manufacturer [1867] / a woollen weaver [1871].

He married Rachel Bottomley [1807-1885] at Elland Parish Church [31st July 1831].

Children:

  1. James
  2. Hannah [1834-1846]
  3. Jeremiah [1836-1840]
  4. Ann [b 1840]
  5. Emily [1842-1916]
  6. Jonas
  7. Elizabeth [1847-1929]
  8. Jane [1852-1924]

The family lived at

  • Dewsbury Road, Rastrick [1841]
  • Oaks Green, Rastrick [1851]
  • Dewsbury Road [1861, 1871]

William died 12th August 1880.

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at under £500.

His will was proved by sons James and Jonas, and nephew Israel William Holdsworth of Northowram (grocer).

See John Thomas Armitage

Bottomley, William
[1823-1905] Son of Milner Bottomley.

He was a shoemaker [1851].

On 12th April 1852, he married Margaret Crossley [1822-1906] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Joseph

The family lived at Bates Court, Halifax

Bottomley, William
[1830-19??] He was the illegitimate son of Nancy Bottomley.

Born in Shelf.

Manufacturer of woollen goods at Shelf. He later worked with Briggs Priestly & Company at Bradford.

He married Elizabeth Lister [1834-1???] at St Michael & All Angels, Shelf [29th March 1854].


Elizabeth was the daughter of Sarah & Joseph Lister
 

Children:

  1. Herbert
  2. Emily [b 1855]
  3. John Herbert [b 1857]
  4. Frederick William [b 1859]
  5. Clara [b 1861]
  6. Eleanor [b 1862]
  7. Charles Sidney

Bottomley, William
[1836-1893] Of Ramsden Wood, Walsden, Son of Thomas Bottomley.

He was a cotton manufacturer at Ramsden Wood Walsden employing 14 men, 5 boys and 13 women [1881] / postmaster at Todmorden Post Office [from 7th June 1882 to 1890]

He married (1) Sarah Nuttall.


Sarah was the daughter of James Nuttall
 

Children:

  1. James Nuttall (Bottomley)
  2. Ernest
  3. Albert

On 9th July 1874, he was presented with a handsome dressing case by his friends at Todmorden as a parting memento on the occasion of his leaving this country to commence the cotton business in Rio de Janeiro, South America. The dressing case bore a suitable inscription.

He returned to England in 18??.

In 1881, he married (2) Mary Ann. They had no children.

On 1st May 1890, he was presented with a gold albert and pendant (value £5) by officials of the Post Office, as a token of esteem prior to his leaving England for Canada.

He died in Manitoba

Bottomley, William
[1840-19??] Son of Samuel Bottomley.

Born in Rishworth.

He was a mechanic [1861] / a joiner of Soyland [1866] / a joiner [1871] / a cotton spinner [1881] / partner in William Bottomley & Sons / a cotton spinner and doubler at Ripponden Mill [1905] / a cotton spinner. employer [1891].

In 1866, he married Caroline Elizabeth Simpson [1842-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Caroline Elizabeth, of Soyland, was born in Freistoneshore, Lincolnshire, the daughter of John Simpson (fisherman). She was a dressmaker [1871]
 

Children:

  1. Harry
  2. William [b 1871]
  3. Mary [b 1873] who married John William Booth
  4. Annie Matilda [b 1880]
  5. John [b 1883]
  6. Beatrice S [b 1885]

The family lived at

  • 90 Derker Street, Oldham [1871]
  • Spring Street, Soyland [1881]
  • Rose Villa, Soyland [1891, 1894]
  • 23 Rose Villa, Ripponden [1911]

He died at Rose Villa [3rd April 1894].

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £5,937. Probate was granted to his widow Caroline Elizabeth.

In 1901, Caroline Elizabeth was staying with daughter Mary and her husband John William Booth; in 1911, she was back at Rose Villa with daughter Annie Matilda

Bottomley, William
[1847-1912] Son of John Bottomley.

Born in Norland.

He was a labourer in a dressworks [1861] / a fuller [1868] / a cloth fuller [1871, 1881] / landlord of the Bay Horse, Halifax [1891, 1901, 1905, 1911].

On 28th November 1868, he married (1) Ellen Shore [1847-1898] at Halifax Parish Church.


Ellen was the daughter of Elihu Shore, woolscourer of Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Harriet Ann [1869-1898] who was a worsted drawer [1891]
  2. John Arthur [1873-1950] who was an engine cleaner [1891]
  3. Femah [1882-1963]
  4. Ivy Helena [1891-1979]

In 1899, he married (2) Harriet [1845-1922] in Halifax.


Harriet from Elland, was the daughter of Thomas Cookson and widow of Joseph Layfield
 

The family lived at

  • 41 Chapel Street, Tuel Lane, Sowerby Bridge [1871]
  • Tuel Lane Farm, Sowerby Bridge, Warley [1881]

William died 17th March 1912.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £91 1/6d.

Administration was granted to his widow Harriet.

After his death, Harriet took over at the Bay Horse [1912]

Bottomley, William
[1853-19??] Son of David Bottomley, labourer.

Born in Southowram.

He was a flag facer of Stone Chair, Shelf [1884] / a stone flag facer [1891] / a stone quarry man (hewer) [1901].

He married (1) Unknown.

In 1884, he married (2) Emma Milnes [1863-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Emma was born in Stone Chair, Shelf (father not recorded).

She was a worsted weaver [1891]

 

Children:

  1. Agnes [b 1884] who was a worsted spinner [1901]
  2. Clara [b 1886]
  3. Annie [b 1890] who was a worsted twister [1911]
  4. Edgar
  5. Alice [b 1893] who was a cloth mender [1911]
  6. Harry [b 1896] who was a worsted mill worker [1911]
  7. Hilda [b 1900]
  8. Walter [b 1903]
  9. George [b 1906]

The family lived at

  • 3 Green, Northowram [1891]
  • 6 Victoria Place, Halifax [1901]
  • 31 Square, Northowram [1911]

Living with them [in 1891] was mother-in-law Sarah Milnes [b  1837] (laundress).

William died between 1905 & 1911

Bottomley, William Dyson Atkinson
[1883-1917] Son of Ely Bottomley.

Born in Stainland.

He was a woollen spinner [1901] / a machinery oiler & greaser (woollen factory) [1911] / a spinner at Beeston Mill, Stainland.

During World War I, he enlisted [April 1916], and served as a Private with the 5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed in action [14th July 1917].

He was buried at the Brandhoek Military Cemetery [I M 18].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland.

His brother Joe Leonard also died in the War

Bottomley, William Russell
[1900-1919] Son of Louise & James William Bottomley of 38 Conway Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as an Air Mechanic 2nd Class with 19 Squadron Royal Air Force.

He was killed accidentally at Abbeville [15th June 1919] (aged 19).

He was buried at the Abbeville Communal Cemetery [V G 50].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Bottomley, Willie
[1866-19??] Born in Clifton.

He was a wire cleaner [1911].

In [Q2] 1890, he married Eleanor Sayles [1870-19??] from Brighouse.

Children:

  1. Annie Eliza [b 1892] who was an elementary school teacher [1911]
  2. Laura [b 1894] who was a mother's help [1911]
  3. Harold [b 1899]
  4. Hilda [b 1902]
  5. Edith [b 1904]
  6. Clifford [b 1906]
  7. Kathleen [b 1908]
  8. child

The family lived at 79 Bradford Road, Brighouse [1911].

Living with them in 1991 was niece Elsie Victoria Bottomley [aged 13]

 

The Bottomley family of Shelf
John Bottomley was an early member of the family in Shelf.

Many members of the family are buried at St Michael & All Angels, Shelf, Wade House Chapel, Shelf, and Bethel Methodist Chapel, Shelf.

See Bottomley's Arms, Shelf, Priestley Litigation, Shelf Hall, Victoria Mill, Shelf and Wade House, Shelf

The Bottomley family of Walsden
Benjamin Bottomley was an early member of the family when he moved from Kildwick to Inchfield.

Mentioned in Walsden families in Olden Times by John Travis

Bottomley surname
Other forms of the surname include Bothamley, Bothomley, Bottamley and Bottomly. Recorded in 1275.`P

The name originates in an earlier township at Barkisland, which is derived from bottom and ley, and means a pasture in a valley.

There are over 190 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Bottomley, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Bottomley:


Birth 1861; Marriages 1822, 1863, 1871, 1872, 1875, 1877, 1882, 1883, 1888, 1899, 1902, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1913, 1914, 1918; Deaths 1835, 1888, 1895, 1899, 1900, 1907
 




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