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Abraham Crabtree [1820-1879]
Abraham Crabtree [1823-1879]
Alfred Crabtree [1850-1927]
Alfred Crabtree [1895-1918]
Allan Crabtree [1891-1918]
Alva Crabtree [1905-1940]
Angus Crabtree [1887-1917]
Ann Crabtree [18??-18??]
Arthur Crabtree [1867-19??]
Arthur Crabtree [1874-1948]
Arthur Crabtree [1878-1917]
Atkinson Crabtree [1839-1904]
Barker Crabtree [18??-1???]
Mrs Bessy Crabtree [1828-1???]
Brian Crabtree [19??-]
Champion Crabtree [1845-1905]
Charles H. Crabtree [1904-1981]
Clement Crabtree [1898-1916]
Conrad George Crabtree [1912-1996]
Cresweller Crabtree [1869-1938]
Dan Crabtree [18??-19??]
David Crabtree [1863-1923]
Douglas Barker Crabtree [1914-1950]
Edgar Crabtree [1890-19??]
Edward Crabtree [18??-19??]
Edwin Crabtree [1870-1939]
Elijah Crabtree [1???-18??]
Miss Elizabeth Crabtree [18??-19??]
Ernest Crabtree [1887-1917]
Ernest Crabtree [1892-1917]
Ernest Crabtree [1899-1918]
Ernest Alfred Crabtree [1883-1917]
Fielden Crabtree [1893-1917]
Frank Crabtree [1895-1916]
Fred Crabtree [18??-1???]
Fred W. Crabtree [1895-1915]
Frederick Crabtree [1866-19??]
Frederick Alfred Crabtree [1887-1957]
George Crabtree [1???-18??]
George Crabtree [18??-1855]
George Crabtree [1860-1928]
George Wilson Crabtree [1885-1917]
Harry Crabtree [18??-1918]
Harry Holden Crabtree [1894-1938]
Rev Henry Crabtree [16??-1695]
Henry Crabtree [18??-1???]
Henry Crabtree [1823-1887]
Rev Henry Crabtree [1824-1890]
Henry Crabtree [1839-1???]
Herbert Crabtree [1868-1936]
Hiram Crabtree [18??-1939]
J. Crabtree [19??-19??]
J. F. Crabtree [18??-19??]
James Crabtree [1???-1???]
James Crabtree [17??-17??]
James Crabtree [1799-1863]
James Crabtree [1813-18??]
James Crabtree [1836-1908]
James Crabtree [1841-1870]
James Crabtree [1864-19??]
James Crabtree [1896-1917]
John Crabtree [1???-1???]
John Crabtree [16??-1???]
John Crabtree [17??-18??]
John Crabtree [1781-18??]
John Crabtree [18??-1???]
John Crabtree [18??-18??]
John Crabtree [18??-18??]
John Crabtree [1847-1???]
John Crabtree [1888-1981]
John Crabtree [1891-1917]
John Crabtree [19??-19??]
John Henry Crabtree [18??-19??]
John Thomas Crabtree [1861-1938]
Jonas Crabtree [18??-19??]
Jonathan Crabtree [1934-2005]
Joseph Crabtree [16??-17??]
Joseph Crabtree [18??-1???]
Joseph Crabtree [18??-18??]
Joseph Crabtree [18??-19??]
Joseph Crabtree [1826-1895]
Joseph Crabtree [1837-1900]
Joseph Crabtree [1844-1885]
Joshua Crabtree [1855-1???]
Josiah Crabtree [1850-1900]
Lewis Crabtree [1890-1916]
Luke Crabtree [18??-1898]
Martha Crabtree [1789-1875]
Martha Ann Crabtree [1861-1936]
Rev Martine Crabtree [19??-]
Misses Crabtree
Nancy Crabtree [1804-1869]
Norman Hallawell Crabtree [1900-19??]
Percy Crabtree [1889-1917]
Reuben Crabtree [1862-1954]
Richard Crabtree [1886-1918]
Richard Crabtree [1930-2002]
Robert Henry Crabtree [1881-1917]
Sally Crabtree [17??-18??]
Sam Crabtree [1864-1904]
Samuel Crabtree [1???-1???]
Selwyn Crabtree [1922-19??]
Shirley Crabtree [1930-1997]
Squire Crabtree [1828-1893]
Stanley Crabtree [1919-1944]
Thomas Crabtree [18??-1???]
Thomas Crabtree [18??-18??]
Thomas Crabtree [18??-18??]
Thomas Crabtree [18??-19??]
Thomas Crabtree [18??-19??]
Thomas Crabtree [1811-1887]
Thomas Crabtree [1848-1884]
Thomas Crabtree [1881-1917]
Walter Crabtree [18??-19??]
Walter Crabtree [1851-1???]
Wilfred Lawson Crabtree [1873-19??]
William Crabtree [1???-1???]
William Crabtree [1???-18??]
William Crabtree [1???-19??]
William Crabtree [17??-18??]
William Crabtree [17??-18??]
William Crabtree [17??-18??]
Rev William Crabtree [1720-1854]
Rev William Crabtree [1721-1811]
William Crabtree [1771-1853]
William Crabtree [1786-183?]
William Crabtree [1790-18??]
William Crabtree [18??-1???]
William Crabtree [18??-1?8?]
William Crabtree [18??-1919]
William Crabtree [1808-1868]
William Crabtree [1824-1870]
William Crabtree [1839-1913]
William Crabtree [1851-1???]
William Crabtree [1857-1933]
William Crabtree [1858-1943]
William Crabtree [1859-19??]
William Crabtree [1878-1945]
William Crabtree [1890-1916] 


Crabtree, Abraham
[1820-1879]

He was a farmer at East Lee in Stansfield [1860].

On 6th September 1860, he married Sally at Halifax Parish Church.


Sally was the widow of Henry Heap
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Elizabeth [1861-1945]

Crabtree, Abraham
[1823-1879] Son of William Crabtree.

He married Sarah Bolton [1822-1875].

Children:

  1. Johanna [b 1844] who married John Judson
  2. Caroline [b 1847]
  3. Alfred
  4. Greenwood [b 1852]
  5. Bolton [b 1855]
  6. Sarah Ann [b 1856]
  7. Henry [b 1864]

Members of the family were buried at Heptonstall Slack Baptist Cemetery

Crabtree, Alfred
[1850-1927] Son of Abraham Crabtree.

He was a dyer [1897].

He married Mary Jane Horsfield [1847-1911].


Mary Jane was the daughter of William Horsfield
 

Children:

  1. Florence [1871-1937] who married John James Greenwood
  2. Sarah Eliza [1873-1958] who married Arthur Crabtree
  3. Mary [1875-1925]
  4. Arthur
  5. Frederick Alfred

The family lived at Higher East Lee, Eastwood, Todmorden [1917].

He is not listed after the 1891 census.

Members of the family were buried at Cross Lanes United Methodist Chapel, Hebden Bridge though Alfred was not

Crabtree, Alfred
[1895-1918] MM.

Son of Walter Crabtree.

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with A Company 1st Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment.

He was killed in action [24th August 1918] (aged 23).

He was buried at Mory Abbey Military Cemetery, Mory, France [III E 1]

Crabtree, Allan
[1891-1918] Son of Sarah & John Crabtree of Todmorden.

In [Q3] 1917, he married Hilda Crowther in Todmorden.

They lived at 906 Burnley Road, Cornholme.

During World War I, he served as a Private with C Company 1st Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

with the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 28th April 1918 (aged 27).

He was buried at Pont-de-Hem Military Cemetery, La Gorgue, France [IV G 29].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance.

In [Q3] 1924, Hilda married William H. Sykes in Todmorden

Crabtree, Alva
[1905-1940] Of Todmorden.

During World War II, he served as a Stoker 1st Class with the Royal Navy aboard the destroyer HMS Acasta.

He died 8th June 1940 when his ship was shelled and sank in the Norwegian Sea with the loss of 193 of her crew of 194.

He is remembered on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, England [42 1].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Crabtree, Angus
[1887-1917] He worked for Allen North & Company at Old Lane Dye Works, Halifax.

In [Q4] 1908, he married either Lena Haigh or Mary Ann Jennings in Halifax.

Children:

  1. daughter

The family lived at 18 St Mark Street, Boothtown.

During World War I, he enlisted [February 1915], and served as a Private with the 2nd/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He served in Salonika and in France.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died at Arras [3rd May 1917] (aged 30).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [6], and on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Crabtree, Ann
[18??-18??] In the 19th century she ran Ann Crabtree's School at her home in Foxen Lane Head, Mill Bank

Crabtree, Arthur
[1867-19??] FLS.

Son of Joseph Crabtree.

Born in Halifax [4th April 1867].

He was educated at Halifax new school / Vice-Chairman of the Evening Continuation Schools, Halifax / a member of the County Borough Council of Halifax / Honorary Curator of the Municipal Natural History Museum / a Fellow of the Linnaean Society [1900].

In June 1891, he married Elizabeth Leach.


Elizabeth was the daughter of John Leach
 

The family lived at Merlewood, Skircoat [1902].

Crabtree, Arthur
[1874-1948] Partner in Crabtree Brothers.

He was instrumental in the building of Savile Road Bowling Club. He donated the Arthur Crabtree trophy to the Club which is still played for each year.

In 1897, he married Sarah Eliza Crabtree in Todmorden.


Sarah Eliza was the daughter of Alfred Crabtree
 

Children:

  1. Albert [1907-1943] who never married

Crabtree, Arthur
[1878-1917] Son of Alfred Crabtree.

Born in Eastwood.

He was a weaver with Roger Shackleton & Company.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry and the West Riding Regiment.

He was killed in France [5th July 1917] (aged 39).

He was buried at Ramscappelle Road Military Cemetery, Belgium [IV B 14].

The stone incorrectly states his age as 24 though he was actually 40 years old; hopefully, this will be corrected.

He is listed on the family grave at Cross Lanes United Methodist Chapel, Hebden Bridge.

He is remembered on the Roll of Honour at Cross Lanes United Methodist Chapel

Crabtree, Atkinson
[1839-1904] Hat dealer at Todmorden.

In November 1884, he was declared bankrupt

Crabtree, Barker
[18??-1???] Of Todmorden.

He was a member of the Todmorden Scientific Association

Crabtree, Mrs Bessy
[1828-1???] Landlady of the Woolpack, Sowerby Bridge [1887, 1896]

Crabtree, Brian
[19??-] Brother of Shirley Crabtree. He was the compère of the popular TV programme Saturday Afternoon Wrestling

Crabtree, Champion
[1845-1905] Born in Todmorden [Q3 1945].

In [Q1] 1868, he married Susannah Tatham in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [1867-1871]
  2. Luke [1875-1900]
  3. Hannah [1871-1874]
  4. Ben [1878-1945]

Champion died 2nd March 1905 (aged 59½).

Susannah died 12th June 1907 (aged 63).

Members of the family were buried at Heptonstall Church [6 1]

Crabtree, Charles H.
[1904-1981] Of Stansfield Hall, Todmorden.

Established Charles Crabtree Limited.

In 1929, he married Elsie Marion Gaukroger [1905-1993] at Barton upon Irwell.

Children:

  1. Richard
  2. Jonathan

Members of the family were buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone

Crabtree, Clement
[1898-1916] He lived at 2 Lawrence Street, Halifax.

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

He was killed in action on the Somme [19th July 1916] (aged 18).

He was buried at Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval, France [XIII D 6].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint George's Church, Lee Mount

Crabtree, Conrad George
[1912-1996] Son of Frederick Alfred Crabtree.

He adopted the stage name Paul Conrad. He was musical director for several stars, including David Whitfield, with whom he composed songs such as My One True Love

Crabtree, Cresweller
[1869-1938] Son of Richard Crabtree, chartered accountant.

Born in Todmorden.

He was a chartered accountant [1906] / an accountant [1926].

On 24th October 1906, he married Annie Elizabeth Fielding [1875-19??] at Birchcliffe Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge.


Annie Elizabeth was the daughter of Eli Fielding, commission agent
 

The family lived at

  • Lyndale, Hebden Bridge
  • Hilton Street, Hebden Bridge [1938]

Cresweller died 11th November 1938.

He was buried at Birchcliffe Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge [14th November 1938].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £17,683 16/9d, [resworn £42,299 3/9d]. Probate was granted to his widow Annie Elizabeth, Kenneth Turner Crabtree (accountant), and Gerald Vernon Crabtree (chartered accountant) 

See Frederick Hague Moss

Crabtree, Dan
[18??-19??] He established Dan Crabtree & Sons.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Joseph

Crabtree, David
[1863-1923] Born in Wadsworth.

He was an insurance agent [1901, 1911] / a Prudential Insurance agent

In [Q3] 1891, he married Mary Ellen Greenwood [1860-1942] in Todmorden.


Mary Ellen was born in Cragg Vale
 

Children:

  1. Amy [b 1893] who was a woollen weaver [1911]
  2. Frank

The family lived at

  • 19 Burnley Road, White Lee Terrace, Mytholmroyd, Todmorden [1901]
  • 58 Burnley Road, Mytholmroyd [1911]
  • 5 East View, Mytholmroyd [1916]

Living with them in 1901 was widowed mother Elizabeth Crabtree [b 1828].

The couple died in Mytholmroyd

Crabtree, Douglas Barker
[1914-1950] Son of Frederick Alfred Crabtree.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

During World War II, he served as a Sergeant with 616 Squadron and fought in the Battle of Britain.

Crabtree, Edgar
[1890-19??] Poet.

Born Foster Clough, Mytholmroyd. He was a member of the Calder Valley Poets

Crabtree, Edward
[18??-19??] He was director of Charles Crabtree Limited.

He married Lillie.

Children:

  1. Fred

The family moved to Lytham, Lancashire.

Members of the family were buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone

Crabtree, Edwin
[1870-1939] JP. He was Mayor of Todmorden [1924-1925]

Crabtree, Elijah
[1???-18??] He had a school at Arches Street, Halifax [1822]. He was a stationer and bookseller at 19 Southgate, Halifax [1829]

Crabtree, Miss Elizabeth
[18??-19??] She had a private school at Todmorden [1905].

She had a school at Hebden Bridge [1905]

Crabtree, Ernest
[1887-1917] Son of Hannah & John Crabtree of 6 High Royd, Wadsworth.

He was a cashier at Thomas Sutcliffe & Son Limited [for 15 years].

During World War I, he enlisted [September 1916], and he served as a Private with the 9th Battalion South Lancashire Regiment.

He died 30th June 1917 (aged 30).

He was buried at Sarigol Military Cemetery, Kriston, Greece [B 326].

He is remembered on the Roll of Honour at Foster Lane Sunday School, Hebden Bridge

Crabtree, Ernest
[1892-1917] Son of James Crabtree.

Born in Halifax.

He was a member of Illingworth Church / a boarder at 12 Ellison Gardens, Southall, Middlesex [1911] / a factory clerk for a wallpaper manufacturer [1911] / employed by a firm of paper makers in Southall, Middlesex.

During World War I, he enlisted [September 1914], and served as a Sergeant with the 1st/9th Battalion London Regiment (Queen Victoria's Rifles).

He was killed in action [14th August 1917] (aged 25).

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium [54], on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Illingworth

Crabtree, Ernest
[1899-1918] Son of Esther & Joseph Crabtree of 10 Gladstone Street, Cornholme.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 3rd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment.

He died 29th April 1918 (aged 19).

He was buried at Esquelbecq Military Cemetery, France [I B 23].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Crabtree, Ernest Alfred
[1883-1917] Born in Mytholmroyd.

He was a butcher at Luddendenfoot.

During World War II, he served as a Private. with the 2nd/6th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 27th November 1917.

He is remembered on the Cambrai Memorial, Nord France [6 & 7], and in the book Royd Regeneration

Crabtree, Fielden
[1893-1917] Son of Sam Crabtree.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 24th Battalion Manchester Regiment.

He died 2nd September 1917 (aged 24).

He was buried at Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium [V A 19].

He is remembered on Todmorden War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Todmorden Unitarian Church

Crabtree, Frank
[1895-1916] Son of David Crabtree.

Born in Booth.

He was a member of Scout Road Wesleyan Chapel & School, Mytholmroyd / a joiner's apprentice [1911] / employed at Halstead Brothers / a teacher at the woodworking centre of Halifax Technical School.

During World War I, he served as a Sapper with the 203rd Field Company Royal Corps of Engineers.

He was killed in action [8th July 1916] (aged 20).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [8A & 8B], on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on a memorial in Mount Zion Methodist Church, Mytholmroyd and Scout Road Wesleyan Chapel, Mytholmroyd, and in the book Royd Regeneration

Crabtree, Fred
[18??-1???] A boiler maker of Boothtown.

Alfred Briggs died on 9th May 1884, from 2 broken jaws caused by kicks received in a fight with Crabtree

Crabtree, Fred W.
[1895-1915] Only son of Edward Crabtree.

Born in Todmorden.

He was appointed to the 7th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment.

whilst he was at Manchester University.

He was killed in action in France [15th August 1915] (aged 20).

He was buried at Voormezelle Enclosure No.3, Belgium [VIII B 5].

He is remembered on the family grave at St Paul's Church, King Cross

Crabtree, Frederick
[1866-19??] Son of Henry Crabtree.

Born in Todmorden.

He was a cotton weaver [1881, 1891, 1901] / a publican at the Staff of Life, Todmorden [1911, 1917, 1922].

Around 1893, he married Mary [1869-19??] from Todmorden.


Mary was a cotton weaver [1901]
 

Children:

  1. child
  2. child
  3. child
  4. child
  5. child
  6. Alice Ann [b 1894] who was a cotton weaver [1911]
  7. Ethel [b 1902]
  8. Emily [b 1904]

The family lived at 546 Burnley Road, Todmorden [1901]

Crabtree, Frederick Alfred
[1887-1957] Son of Alfred Crabtree.

Born in Hebden Bridge.

He was a confectioner [1911].

In 1909, he married Clara Hannah Barker [1884-1942] from Halifax.


Clara Hannah was the daughter of Alfred Barker
 

Children:

  1. Audrey [1910-1999]
  2. Conrad George
  3. Douglas Barker

The family lived at 6 Albert Road Sowerby Bridge [1911]

Crabtree, George
[1???-18??] A textile worker from Huddersfield.

In 1832, he was one of a number of people who travelled across Britain to collect information about the problem of child labour.

He published his findings in The Leeds Mercury and in his Brief Description of a Tour through Calder Dale.

The mill owners in Mytholmroyd and Cragg Vale strongly objected to their publication

Crabtree, George
[18??-1855] Of Sowerby.

During the campaigns of 1854 and 1855, in the Crimea War, he served with the 19th Regiment.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Crimea Memorial in Sowerby Church

Crabtree, George
[1860-1928] In [Q2] 1882, he married Elizabeth Ann Greenwood [1863-1940] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Clara [1892-1893] who died aged 11 months

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery

Crabtree, George Wilson
[1885-1917] Son of Edna & William Crabtree of Hebden Bridge.

In [Q1] 1908, he married Alice Shearman in Todmorden.

They lived at 3 Midgley Road, Mytholmroyd.

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

He died 18th January 1917 (aged 32).

He was buried at Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras, France [III B 19]

Crabtree, Harry
[18??-1918] Of Todmorden.

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

He was killed in action [27th March 1918].

He was buried at Aeroplane Cemetery, Belgium [VII C 28].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Crabtree, Harry Holden
[1894-1938] Elder son of Herbert Crabtree.

He died in Calcutta

Crabtree, Rev Henry
[16??-1695] Aka Krabtree. Curate at St Mary's Church, Todmorden [1622-1685], and also mathematician, astronomer, and astrologer

Crabtree, Henry
[18??-1???] He was a fustian cutter.

He married Mary Marshall [18??-1???].

Children:

  1. William

Crabtree, Henry
[1823-1887] Partner in Hartley & Crabtree.

In 1853, he married Mary Gaukroger

Crabtree, Rev Henry
[1824-1890] Born in Bradford.

Primitive Methodist Minister at Halifax [1883]

Crabtree, Henry
[1839-1???] Born in Stansfield.

He was a bobbin turner [1871] / a wood turner [1881] / beer retailer at the Staff of Life, Cornholme [1891].

In [Q4] 1859, he married Ann Rigg in Todmorden.


Ann was the daughter of Mr Rigg
 

Children:

  1. Martha Ann [b 1861] who was a cotton weaver [1881]
  2. Hannah [b 1864] who was a cotton operative [1881]
  3. Fred
  4. Barnard [b 1868]
  5. James Rigg [b 1881] who was a labourer bobbin works [1901]

The family lived at

  • Portsmouth, Todmorden [with Ann's brother William Rigg 1871]
  • 41 Portsmouth, Todmorden [1881]

Living with them [in 1881] was Ann's brother William.

Henry was dead by 1901.

In 1901, Ann was licensed victualler at the Peeping Tom, Cornholme

Crabtree, Herbert
[1868-1936] Cotton manufacturer.

He lived at Stansfield Hall, Todmorden.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Harry Holden
  2. son
  3. Elizabeth Eunice [b 1898] who married Sir John Douglas Cockcroft

Crabtree, Hiram
[18??-1939] Of South View, Lower Smithy, Heptonstall.

He died 14th October 1939.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £227 7/1d.

Probate was granted to Thomas Crabtree (county council labourer) 

Crabtree, J.
[19??-19??] Dairy farmer at Magson House Farm, Luddendenfoot

Crabtree, J. F.
[18??-19??] Of Greetland. Partner in J. Crabtree & Sons [1905]

Crabtree, James
[1???-1???] of Leeming Hall, Todmorden [1891-1909].

He bought the property in 1891 for £980. The estate measured 4298 square yards at that time

Crabtree, James
[17??-17??] Halifax weaver. He was Inspector of Worsted Yarn in 1769.

In 1769, he and William Hailey were recruited to be informers on the coiners by Samuel Lister, a magistrate, and John Stanhope, a barrister of Bradford. They infiltrated the Cragg Vale gang

Crabtree, James
[1799-1863] Of Soyland.

He was Relieving Officer for Soyland [1863].

He married Isabella Wolstenholme.


Isabella was the daughter of William Wolstenholme
 

Children:

  1. Mary [1828-1904] who married William Edwin Carter
  2. Elizabeth [1829-1892] who married her cousin Thomas Wolstenholme
  3. Jane [1830-1871] who married Joseph Holroyde
  4. Ann [1833-1900] who never married
  5. Rachel [1834-1895] who married Joseph Lawton

The family lived at Prospect House, Soyland [1851, 1863].

His executors were Samuel Bottomley and Thomas Wolstenholme.

Members of the family were buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden

Crabtree, James
[1813-18??] Son of William Crabtree.

Baptised at Halifax Parish Church [10th October 1813].

He was a hairdresser.

On 24th December 1843, he married Ann Wilkinson at Holy Trinity Church, Halifax.


Ann was the daughter of William Wilkinson
 

Children:

  1. William [b 1850]
  2. Sarah Lydia [b 1851]
  3. Mary E. E. [b 1855]

Living with them [in 1861] was Ann's father William Wilkinson (retired beer seller), and niece Sarah Ann Ramsden

Crabtree, James
[1836-1908] Of Hillhouse, Todmorden. He was a large owner of land and property in the district

Crabtree, James
[1841-1870] He married Elizabeth [1838-1914].

Children:

  1. Sarah Helen [1867-1942] who married Sam Barker

The family lived at Castle Street, Todmorden.

Members of the family were buried at Heptonstall Church

Crabtree, James
[1864-19??] Born in Ovenden.

He was a worsted weaving overlooker [1891] / an electric engine cleaner [1901] / a steam engine cleaner at Halifax Council electricity works [1911].

In [Q1] 1891, he married Martha Hannah Tidswell [1864-1912] in Halifax.


Martha Hannah was born in Denholme.

She was a worsted weaver [1891]

 

Children:

  1. Ernest
  2. Mary Alice [b 1896] who was a worsted coating mender [1911]
  3. Rufus [b 1899]

The family lived at

  • 6 Stodfold, Ovenden [1891]
  • 2 Tewit Lane, Illingworth Road, Halifax [1901]
  • 5 Chapel Street North, Ovenden [1911, 1917]

Martha Hannah died in Halifax [1912] (aged 48) 

Crabtree, James
[1896-1917] Son of Selina & Jonathan Crabtree of 10 Station Parade, Portsmouth, Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 6th Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers.

He died 4th May 1917 (aged 21).

He was buried at Douai Communal Cemetery, France [H 20]

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Crabtree, John
[1???-1???] Of Firwood Farm, Walsden.

He married Hannah Bottomley.


Hannah was the daughter of
Benjamin Bottomley
 

Crabtree, John
[16??-1???] In 1697, he, Jeremiah Brigg, William Livesay and William Midgley were the 4 attorneys of the King's Bench in Halifax.

Crabtree, John
[17??-18??] Historian. In 1836, Hartley & Walker published his Concise History of the Parish & Vicarage of Halifax

Crabtree, John
[1781-18??] He was a saxton [?] [1841] / a weaver [1843].

He married Sally [1801-18??].


Sally was a cotton drawer [1841]
 

Children:

  1. Hannah [b 1811] who married John Needham
  2. Esther [b 1821]
  3. Betty [1804-1843] who married John Needham

The family lived at Hebden Bridge Lanes, Todmorden [1841].

Living with them [in 1841] were daughter Betty, husband John and family

Crabtree, John
[18??-1???] Son of Leah & John Crabtree, manufacturer.

He was a manufacturer [1873].

On 23rd December 1873, he married Martha Lumb, at St Bartholomew's Church, Dean Head


Martha was the daughter of farmer George Lumb
 

Crabtree, John
[18??-18??] In April 1853, he was imprisoned
till the rising of the Court

for stealing a hammer, the property of John Foster of Halifax

Crabtree, John
[18??-18??] An overlooker in Halifax.

In 1858, he and manufacturer Joseph Aked, or Josiah Aked, filed a patent for

improvements in the arrangements of machinery or apparatus for warping and beaming yarns for weaving

Crabtree, John
[1847-1???] Son of Booth Crabtree, weaver.

He was a weaver of Stainland [1879].

He married (1) Unknown.

On 10th February 1879, he married (2) Martha Habergham.


Martha, of Stainland, was the daughter of
John Habergham
 

Martha died in 1907

Crabtree, John
[1888-1981] Son of John Thomas Crabtree.

He was a half-timer / cotton cop twister [1901] / a cotton twiner of 42 [?] Street, Sowerby Bridge [1907].

In 1907, he married Annie Holroyd [1887-19??] at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge.


Annie, of 4 Peel Street, Tuel Lane, Sowerby Bridge, was the daughter of Major Holroyd, delver
 

During World War I, he served as a Private.

On 22nd April 1916, the Halifax Courier carried a story of him, his brothers and 2 of his brothers-in-law serving in World War I

Crabtree, John
[1891-1917] Son of Sarah & John Crabtree of the Albert Hotel, Spotland Road, Rochdale.

Born in Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Rifleman with the 9th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps.

He died 18th August 1917.

He was buried at Perth Cemetery (China Wall), Belgium [I E 25]

Crabtree, John
[19??-19??] He served in World War II.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on Wadsworth War Memorial

Crabtree, John Henry
[18??-19??] Partner in Crabtree Brothers

Crabtree, John Thomas
[1861-1938] Son of Thomas Crabtree, farmer.

Born in Sowerby / Cragg Vale.

He was a cotton spinner of Sowerby [1883] / a stoker at a cotton mill [1891] / a stationary engine driver [1901] / a stoker [1907] / a general labourer [1911] / a firer [1914].

On 1st August 1883, he married Eleanor Lucy Williams [1864-1955] at Halifax Parish Church.


Eleanor Lucy, of Sowerby, was born in Cornwall, the daughter of John Williams, labourer,
 

Children:

  1. Lewis [1884-1963] who was a cotton spinner [1901], a dyehouse labourer [1911], a Corporal [World War I]
  2. Anne / Annie [1886-1964] who was a woollen burler [1901] & married Fred Mitchell
  3. John
  4. Mary Ann [1890-1981] who was a cloth burler [1914] & married (1) Berriman Sawdon & (2) Joseph Paul
  5. Willie Thomas [1892-1970] who was a labourer [1911], a torpedo man [World War I] and he died in California
  6. Albert [1894-1968] who was a cotton piecer [1911], a Private [World War I]
  7. Rebecca [1896-1961] who was a cotton doffer [1911] & married John Chadwick Gibson
  8. Walter [1898-1957] who was a cotton piecer [1911], a Private [World War I]
  9. Harold [1899-1959]
  10. Herbert [1901-1979]
  11. Eleanor [b 1903] who emigrated to Canada
  12. Eva [1905-1907]
  13. Edith [1907-1980] who emigrated to Canada & married [Saskatchewan, Canada] Joseph Paul [1888-1964]
  14. Lawrence [1909-1909]

The family lived at

  • 3 Cottage Bottom, Erringden, Todmorden [1891]
  • 70 Gratrix Lane, Sowerby Bridge [1901]
  • 21 Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge [1911]
  • 11 Back Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge [1916]

On 22nd April 1916, the Halifax Courier carried a story of Mr and Mrs John Thomas Crabtree who had 5 sons serving:

  • Lewis Crabtree, aged 31, married
  • Willie Thomas Crabtree, aged 24, married
  • John Crabtree, aged 28, married
  • Albert Crabtree, aged 22, single
  • Walter Crabtree, aged 18, single

They also had 5 daughters, 3 of whom were married. The husbands of 2 of them were also serving:

Crabtree, Jonas
[18??-19??] Liberal candidate for Hipperholme District Council [1907]. He had unsuccessfully stood for election in 1905

Crabtree, Jonathan
[1934-2005] Son of Charles H. Crabtree.

He was educated at Ackworth, Bootham, and St John's College Cambridge.

He served in the Royal Navy before working with the Factory Inspectorate in London [1957]; a barrister; a high court judge on the North-East Circuit

In 1957, he married (1) Caroline (Cherry) Oliver.

Children:

  1. Harriet
  2. Abraham
  3. son who died at the age of 17
  4. Rose
  5. Annie

The couple divorced in 1976.

In 1980, he married (2) Elizabeth Ward

Crabtree, Joseph
[16??-17??] He was Constable of Northowram [1717]

Crabtree, Joseph
[18??-1???] Of Halifax.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Arthur

Crabtree, Joseph
[18??-18??] Partner in Watkinson & Crabtree [1865]

Crabtree, Joseph
[18??-19??] Of Eastwood.

Son of Dan Crabtree.

He was a dyer and finisher and partner in Dan Crabtree & Sons [1905].

On 30th May 1900, he married Margaret Fielden.


Margaret was the eldest daughter of John William Fielden
 

Crabtree, Joseph
[1826-1895] He was landlord of the Shoulder of Mutton, Mount Tabor [1894].

In 1847, he married Susannah Ratcliffe in Halifax.


Susannah was landlady at the Elephant & Castle, Hawksclough [1861, 1864]
 

Joseph died in 1895 (aged 69).

They are mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1895

Susannah took over at the Shoulder of Mutton, Mount Tabor [1896]

Crabtree, Joseph
[1837-1900] Son of Thomas Crabtree, machine maker.

He was a machine maker [1864].

On 16th March 1864, he married Sarah Ann Magson [1842-1914] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children (possibly):

  1. child who died young
  2. Charlotte [b 1867] who was a cotton weaver [1911]
  3. Mary Jane [b 1869] who was a cotton weaver [1911]
  4. Elizabeth [b 1873] who was a cotton weaver [1911]
  5. child
  6. child
  7. child
  8. child
  9. child
  10. child

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery

Crabtree, Joseph
[1844-1885] Of Halifax.

He married Sarah [1846-1915].

Children:

  1. George [1866] who died aged 3 weeks
  2. Hannah [1874-1878]

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 1505]

Crabtree, Joshua
[1855-1???] Born in Halifax.

Manager at a carpet mill [1891].

In 1889, he married Marion Helen Potter [1864-1???] from Manchester, in Kidderminster.

Children:

  1. Eileen M. [b 1890]

The family lived at Field Head, Lightcliffe [1891].

Living with them [in 1891] were Joshua's sister Mary [aged 35] and Marion's sister Florence A. Potter [aged 24]

Crabtree, Josiah
[1850-1900] Landlord of the Friendly [which one?], the Staff of Life, Cornholme, and the Rose & Crown, Lydgate, Todmorden.

On 7th May 1900, he was found dead on the kitchen floor at the Rose & Crown

Crabtree, Lewis
[1890-1916] Son of Mary & James Crabtree of 17 Churchill Street, Lineholme, Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Private with B Company 11th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He died 21st October 1916 (aged 26).

He was buried at Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt, France [II D 12].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Oddfellows' Hall, Todmorden

Crabtree, Luke
[18??-1898] Born in Todmorden.

He was a gas stoker at Burnley Gasworks [1890s].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. child [1891-1???]
  2. child

The family lived at Burnley.

On 28th April 1898, his body was found in the canal below Pinnel Lock, Walsden. It was believed that he could have been in the water 8 or 9 days.

The body could not be identified, although the Inquest heard that he had a great many tattoos.

It happened that Thomas Sparks – who owned a lodging house on Butcher Hill, Walsden – was a member of the Jury and he immediately recognised Crabtree by his tattoos, and said that Crabtree had stayed at the lodging house several times, most recently about 2 weeks previously.

He added that Crabtree was a respectable man, always well dressed and appeared to want for nothing. He was not known to drink, and liked to go round the public houses in the evenings to sing.

Crabtree had been a soldier in India, which is where he was tattooed.

The Jury returned an Open Verdict.

Later, someone came forward and identified the body ad that of Luke Crabtree of Burnley.

Crabtree's widow said her husband had been away from home about a fortnight, and was better known by the name of Ludlow.

He was buried at Christ Church, Todmorden

Crabtree, Martha
[1789-1875] Of Cragg Vale.

In February 1875, the 86-year-old disappeared. On 4th March 1785, her body was found in a culvert driven into the hillside, lying 50 or 60 yards from the entrance

life being entirely extinct

Crabtree, Martha Ann
[1861-1936] Born in Todmorden.

She had a son: Robert Henry Crabtree [1881-1917], father unknown.

In [Q1] 1883, she married Levi Stansfield.

The family lived at 17 Victoria Street, Cornholme.

Martha Ann died at home in Cornholme [27th February 1936].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £199 10/-.

Probate was granted to sons James Stansfield and Wallace Stansfield

Crabtree, Rev Martine
[19??-] Vicar of St Peter's Church, Sowerby [2006] and St Mary's Church, Cottonstones [2006]

Crabtree, Misses
They ran a school at Hebden Bridge [around 1874]

Crabtree, Nancy
[1804-1869] Daughter of William Crabtree.

She became the 2nd wife of Abraham Law of the Cloggers' Arms, Walsden.

After Abraham's death, Nancy carried on running the Cloggers' Arms / Cross Keys in Walsden. She was also a tea merchant and sold groceries from the pub

Crabtree, Norman Hallawell
[1900-19??] He established a gents' outfitters in Halifax. He was at Prince's Arcade, Halifax [1936] with the slogan
warm wear for modern men

In 1934, he (possibly) married Ada Teal in Halifax.

They lived at Roslyn, Pinnar Lane, Southowram [1936]

Crabtree, Percy
[1889-1917] Son of William Crabtree.

He was a local football player / a worsted doffer [1901] / a boot shop assistant [1911] / working at the Saxone Shoe Company.

He lived at 2 St George's Square, Lee Mount, Halifax.

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

He was wounded in the face at Arras [3rd May 1917].

He died in Hampstead Military Hospital [12th June 1917] (aged 27)  a day after his parents had visited him.

He was buried with full military honours conducted by Rev James Herbert Marshall at St George's Church, Lee Mount [18th June 1917].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint George's Church, Lee Mount

Crabtree, Reuben
[1862-1954] Born in Todmorden.

In [Q4] 1885, he married Alice Clegg [18??-1???] in Todmorden.

Children:

  1. William

The family lived at Lee Bottom, Todmorden [1916]

Crabtree, Richard
[1886-1918] He worked for Crossley's.

He lived at 2 Brier's Square, Halifax.

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

He was killed at the Battle of Lys [29th April 1918] (aged 32).

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [82-85 & 162A], on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Saint Bernard's Catholic Church, and on the Memorial at Crossley's Carpets

Crabtree, Richard
[1930-2002] Elder son of Charles H. Crabtree

He worked at the family mill.

On 17th April 1954, The Times announced his engagement to Jeanne Thérèse Antoinette van Heyst-Regout of Maastricht, Holland. She died on 12th October 1954

In 1956, he married June Barrington in Middleton.

June was supply teacher at Robinwood School; supply teacher at St Joseph's School; teacher at Shade School; mistress for girls' physical training at Todmorden Grammar School

Children:

  1. Matthew
  2. Kate

Crabtree, Robert Henry
[1881-1917] Son of Martha Ann Crabtree; father unknown.

Born in Todmorden.

He was a bobbin turner [1816].

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

He died 16th August 1917 (aged 36).

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [13-115], and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Crabtree, Sally
[17??-18??] She married John Bedford, landlord of the Shoulder of Mutton, Midgley.

She continued as licensee at the pub after her husband's death.

In 1838, she hosted a meeting at her home to establish the Midgley Prosecution Society

Crabtree, Sam
[1864-1904] He married Susan [18??-1???].

Children:

  1. Fielden

The family lived at 46 Holly Bank, Victoria Road, Todmorden.

Sam died [Q1] 1904 (aged 41),

In [Q4] 1919, Susan married William Greenwood in Todmorden

Crabtree, Samuel
[1???-1???] Constable at Todmorden & Walsden [1762]

Crabtree, Selwyn
[1922-19??] School music teacher of Sowerby Bridge and organist at St Mary's Church, Illingworth.

In 1958, he was charged with the attempted murder of his 35-year-old wife, Margaret, allegedly pushing her into the Strid at Bolton Abbey on the night of 30th September. In his defence he said

I did push her into the Strid. This is one of the those things out of my control. I am in a very distressed condition

At Leeds Assizes, he said that he did not push her deliberately, but that his foot had slipped. The jury returned a verdict of Not Guilty

Crabtree, Shirley
[1930-1997] Popular Halifax-born wrestler who appeared under the name Big Daddy

Crabtree, Squire
[1828-1893] Born in Sowerby.

He was a woollen weaver [1861]; a stone quarrier [1881]; a labourer [1891].

In [Q4] 1846, he married 1827-1???. in Halifax


Mary Ann was born in Sowerby.

She was a bobbin winder [1861]

 

Children:

  1. Ann [b 1847] who was a servant [1861]
  2. Martha [b 1849] who was a cotton reeler [1861], a cotton piecer [1881], a cotton factory operative [1891]
  3. George [b 1851]
  4. Thomas [b 1853] who was a cotton mill piecer [1861]
  5. Elizabeth [b 1855]
  6. William
  7. Sarah Jane [b 1861]
  8. Mary Ann [b 1868] who was a cotton piecer [1881]
  9. Hannah [b 1872]

The family lived at Pipy Nook, High Stones, Sowerby [1861]; Jib Lane, Ovenden [1871]; 5 Square, Gib Lane, Ovenden [1881]

Squire died in Halifax [Q2 1893] (aged 65) 

Crabtree, Stanley
[1919-1944] Son of Mary & George Crabtree of Mytholmroyd.

Born in Mytholmroyd.

He was employed at Thornber Brothers Limited.

He lived at Erringden Road.

During World War II, he served as a Private with the 2nd/4th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He died of wounds [14th September 1944] (aged 25).

He was buried at Gradara War Cemetery, Italy [II B 60].

He is remembered on a memorial in St Michael's Church, Mytholmroyd, and in the book Royd Regeneration

Crabtree, Thomas
[18??-1???] He was a Police Officer [1889].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Emily [1861-1???] who married Thomas Saltonstall
  2. Lily [b 1875]

The daughters were born in Risca, Monmouthshire

Crabtree, Thomas
[18??-18??] Card machine maker at Godley Bridge Mill, Shibden [1845]

Crabtree, Thomas
[18??-18??] Secretary of the Swan Bank Coal & Brick Company Limited [1874]

Crabtree, Thomas
[18??-19??] Of Greetland. Partner in J. Crabtree & Sons [1905]

Crabtree, Thomas
[18??-19??] Partner in T. Crabtree & Sons.

He lived at West End House, Hebden Bridge [1905]

Crabtree, Thomas
[1811-1887] Of West Hill, Halifax.

He married (1) Mary Ann [1813-1870].

Children:

  1. Thomas

He married (2) Sarah Ann [1852-1881].

Children:

  1. John Thomas [1876-1877] who died aged 1 year & 3 months
  2. Mary [1878-1880] who died aged 1 year & 10 months
  3. William [1880-1881] who died aged 5 months

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery

Crabtree, Thomas
[1848-1884] Son of Thomas Crabtree.

In [Q2] 1875, he married Sarah Ann Smith [1852-1881] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. John Thomas [1876-1877]
  2. Mary [1879-1880]
  3. William [d 1881]

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery

Crabtree, Thomas
[1881-1917] Of Springside, Todmorden.

He was a member of Springside Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Stansfield & Sunday School / a circular cutter with Stead Brothers.

He married Unknown.

She lived in Nelson, Lancashire [1917].

During World War I, he enlisted [April 1915], and served as a Private with the 20th Battalion Durham Light Infantry.

He received gunshot wounds to the chest.

He died in base hospital after 4 days' treatment [2nd October 1917].

He was buried at Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France [III E 128].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Springside Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Stansfield

Crabtree, Walter
[18??-19??] He married Lucy Ann [18??-19??].

Children:

  1. Alfred

The family lived at 8 Oak Mount, Willow Bank, Todmorden

Crabtree, Walter
[1851-1???] Eldest son of William Crabtree.

He was a printer.

On 18th December 1870, William was murdered. Walter was charged with the murder

Crabtree, Wilfred Lawson
[1873-19??] Born in Keighley.

He was a police constable in Sowerby Bridge [1907] / a police sergeant [1911].

In [Q1] 1894, he married Annie Hudson [1872-19??] from Bradford, in Keighley.

Children:

  1. Lucy [b 1895] who was a piece mender [1911]
  2. Wilfred Lawson [b 1896] who was a mill hand [1911]
  3. Ernest E. Cecil [b 1897] who was a mill hand [1911]
  4. adopted son Harold Wilkinson [b 1898]
  5. Edwin Milfred [b 1902]

The family lived at 32 Elm Terrace, Clayton, Yorkshire [1911]

Crabtree, William
[1???-1???] Constable at Todmorden & Walsden [1755]

Crabtree, William
[1???-18??] He was appointed Surveyor of the Highways for Heptonstall [1835]

Crabtree, William
[1???-19??] Halifax coal merchant.

In the 1930s, he moved into No. 6 The Hough – see Lower Hough House.

He acquired the tongue of land at Stump Cross between then Leeds Road and Bradford Road, where he built a garage and petrol station known as Valley Motors – now Holmeward Car Sales.

A fish shop and No 1A Park Terrace were later built alongside

Crabtree, William
[17??-18??] Of Square in Walsden.

He married Alice.

Children:

  1. Nancy

Crabtree, William
[17??-18??] A joiner from Halifax.

On 10 June 1811, he married Sarah Liddle at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah was the daughter of
Nicholas Liddle
 

Children:

  1. Mary Hannah [1811-1850] who married Edwin Ramsden
  2. James

Living with them [in 1841] was Sarah's widowed mother Jane

Crabtree, William
[17??-18??] He married Sally Sutcliffe.

The couple were landlords of the Blue Ball, Dulesgate, Todmorden [from at least 1813 to 1824]

See Sally Sutcliffe

Crabtree, Rev William
[1720-1854] Born in Wadsworth. He was orphaned as an infant.

He became a shalloon weaver. He was influenced by Rev William Grimshaw He attended Wainsgate Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge. He became a Deacon at the Church.

In 1755, he established a Society of a small group of Particular Baptists who met at a cottage in Haley Hill, Halifax.

He died at Lineholme after a short illness

Crabtree, Rev William
[1721-1811] From Bradford. He was a Baptist Minister in the Halifax area.

See Rev Joshua Wood

Crabtree, William
[1771-1853] Born in Heptonstall.

He was landlord of the Black Bull, Heptonstall [1822, 1845] / proprietor of houses [1851]

He married Susannah. Susannah was dead by 1851.

Children:

  1. Hannah [bapt 1801] who married Robert Sutcliffe

The family lived at

  • Church Yard Bottom (last house before Main Street), Heptonstall [1841]
  • Church Yard Bottom, Heptonstall [1851]

Living with William in 1841 was his grandson James Sutcliffe.

Living with the widowed William in 1851 was his granddaughter Hannah Sutcliffe

Crabtree, William
[1786-183?] He married Mary Carter [1783-185?].

Children:

  1. Abraham

Crabtree, William
[1790-18??] Born in Halifax.

He served with the 2nd Battalion 84th Foot York & Lancaster Regiment in the Peninsular War

Crabtree, William
[18??-1???] Cotton manufacturer at Adamroyd Mill, Todmorden [1871]

Crabtree, William
[18??-1?8?] In September 1866, he was appointed lighter of the gas street lights in Luddendenfoot at a wage of 8/- per week.

Crabtree, William
[18??-1919] Son of Mary & James Crabtree.

Born in Todmorden.

He worked for the Todmorden Industrial & Co-operative Society.

In [Q1] 1907, he married Marion Sutcliffe in Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Rifleman with the 9th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps.

He died 9th February 1919.

He was buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone [F 45].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Todmorden Co-operative Society

In [Q1] 1921, Marion married John E. Pickles in Todmorden.

They lived at 5 Portland Street, Meadow Bottom, Todmorden.

Crabtree, William
[1808-1868] Of Halifax.

He married Hannah [1808-1878].

Children:

  1. Hannah [1841-1864]
  2. Fanny [1844-1893]
  3. Elizabeth [1840-1916]

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3135]

Crabtree, William
[1824-1870] Of Halifax.

He established Crabtree & Son.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Walter
  2. George
  3. Samuel James [b 1861]

The family lived at Waterhouse Street, Halifax [above the family business 1870]

He was a widower by 1870.

On 18th December 1870, William was murdered. His eldest son, Walter was charged with his murder

Crabtree, William
[1839-1913] Son of Henry Crabtree.

Born 3rd January 1840 (according to his birth certificate) or 26th December 1839 (according to the entry in the baptismal register at Heptonstall).

He was a fustian cutter.

He married Betty Wadsworth


Betty was the daughter of Richard Wadsworth
 

Children:

  1. Herbert [1863-1916] who was a fustian cutter
  2. Clara [1864-1933] who married [1897] J. B. Bracewell from Todmorden and Blackpool
  3. Mary [1867-1939]
  4. Emily [1870-1950]
  5. Richard [1872-1948] who was a fustian cutter
  6. William

The family lived at Gransmoor House, Hebden Bridge [1897].

Betty died in 1890.

William died in 1913

Crabtree, William
[1851-1???] Son of Thomas Crabtree, machinist.

He was a weaver of Wadsworth [1869].

In 1869, he married Cecilia Pickles.


Cecilia was the daughter of
Thomas Pickles
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Alice [b 1869] who was a fustian tailoress [1891]
  2. Mary E [b 1875]
  3. John T [b 1884]

The family lived at

  • Lane Side, Wadsworth [1881]
  • Black Hill Side, Wadsworth [1891]

Crabtree, William
[1857-1933] Born in Halifax.

He was a cloth manufacturer [1911] / Mayor of Halifax [1932-1933].

In [Q3] 1885, he married Emma in Halifax.


Emma was the daughter of Elizabeth Dickenson, stepdaughter of John Woodhead, sister-in-law of Rufus Stirk, and widow of Richard Pollard
 

They had no children.

His stepdaughter Elizabeth Pollard was Mayoress.

They lived at

William died at Savile Grove [1933].

William was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 282]. Probate records show that he left effects valued at £70,421 11/2d. Probate was granted to Herbert Sheard (manufacturer), and Charles Lowe Townend (incorporated accountant).

Emma died at Savile Grove.

She was buried at St Paul's Church, King Cross: [30th August 1934]

Crabtree, William
[1858-1943] Son of Squire Crabtree.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a cotton warper of Gibb Lane [1881] / a cotton warper [1891, 1901, 1911].

In [Q4] 1881, he married Ada Clegg [1860-1931] at Christ Church, Pellon.


Ada, of Wheatley Lane Ends, was born in Ovenden, the daughter of Henry Clegg
 

Children:

  1. Martha Ann [1883-1931] who was a skirt machinist [1901], a dressmaker [1911] and never married
  2. Edith [b 1884] who was a skirt machinist [1901], a blouse machinist [1911]
  3. Elsie [b 1885] who was a cotton piecer [1901], and married [1906] Willie Reeson [1886-19??], cotton spinner of Horne Street, Halifax, son of John Reeson, labourer
  4. Hubert [b 1887] who was a worsted doffer [1901], a cabinet maker [1911] and served in World War I
  5. Percy
  6. Gertrude [b 1894] who was a tailoress machinist [1911]

The family lived at

  • 17 Long Can, Ovenden Wood, Ovenden [1891]
  • 6 Buxton Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 2 St George's Square, Lee Mount, Halifax [1911]

Living with them [in 1911] were daughter Elsie Reeson (tailoring machinist), and grandson Leslie Reeson [b 1907].

Martha Ann died at St George's Square [25th March 1931].

Ada died at 21 Kensington Road [30th October 1931].

William died at 21 Kensington Road [11th December 1943].

Members of the family were buried at St George's Church, Lee Mount

Crabtree, William
[1859-19??] He was managing director of a wireworks [1911].

A William Crabtree of Rhodes Street, Halifax was director of James Royston, Son & Company [1898]

He married either Hannah Thomas (in 1878)  or Hannah Bloomer (in 1884)  [1855-19??].

Children:

  1. Alice [b 1889]

The family lived at 6 Park Road, Halifax [1911]

Crabtree, William
[1878-1945] Son of William Crabtree.

On 4th October 1897, he married Sarah Elizabeth Dawson at Hope Chapel, Hebden Bridge


Sarah Elizabeth was the daughter of Samuel Dawson
 

Sarah Elizabeth died in the flu epidemic in Stockton [11th November 1918]

Crabtree, William
[1890-1916] Son of Reuben Crabtree.

He worked for the Todmorden Industrial & Co-operative Society.

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

He was killed 17th October 1916 (aged 26).

He was buried at Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty, France [III C 4].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

 

Crabtree surname
The surname is recorded in 1509. It is derived from crab-apple tree, meaning someone who lives near a wild apple tree,

There are over 130 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Crabtree, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Crabtree:


Marriages 1807, 1809, 1860, 1871, 1882, 1892, 1894, 1906, 1907, 1912, 1915, 1937; Deaths 1861, 1899, 1900, 1907
 




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