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Mr Howarth [1???-1???]
A. Howarth [1898-1916]
Abraham Howarth [1886-1917]
Albert Howarth [18??-191?]
Albert Howarth [1890-19??]
Albert Howarth [1896-1915]
Albert Howarth [1898-1972]
Albert William Howarth [1883-1916]
Alfred Howarth [1855-19??]
Binns Howarth [1868-1943]
Caleb Howarth [17??-18??]
Charles Howarth [1???-18??]
Charles Howarth [1766-1853]
Clement Young Howarth [1883-1927]
Howarth David [18??-1???]
Edgar Howarth [1894-1916]
Rev Edmund Howarth [14??-1???]
Edward Howarth [1840-19??]
Ely Howarth [1811-187?]
Ezekiel Greenwood Howarth [1883-1918]
Frank Howarth [1896-1951]
Fred Ewart Howarth [1893-1918]
Garland Howarth [1892-19??]
George Howarth [1827-1885]
Gilbert Howarth [1895-19??]
Greenwood Howarth [18??-19??]
H. Howarth [19??-19??]
Hannah Howarth [18??-1899]
Henry Howarth [1860-19??]
Henry Howarth [1895-1916]
Henry William Howarth [1852-1???]
Rev Jack Howarth [19??-]
James Howarth [1785-1867]
James Howarth [1789-1845]
James Howarth [1794-1850]
James Howarth [18??-18??]
James Howarth [18??-18??]
James Howarth [1809-1???]
James Howarth [1818-1888]
James Howarth [1824-1???]
James Howarth [1833-19??]
James Henry Howarth [1853-1918]
James Herbert Howarth [1888-1918]
Jeremiah Howarth [1???-1???]
Jeremiah Howarth [1782-1847]
Jeremiah Howarth [1806-1866]
John Howarth [1721-1804]
John Howarth [1737-1802]
John Howarth [1765-1816]
John Howarth [18??-1???]
John Howarth [1813-1890]
John Howarth [1816-1873]
John Howarth [1833-1???]
John Howarth [1834-1897]
John Howarth [1842-19??]
John Howarth [1848-1893]
John Howarth [1850-1917]
Joseph Howarth [17??-18??]
Joseph Howarth [1846-1903]
Joshua Howarth [1813-1896]
Matthias Howarth [1835-1882]
Maurice Howarth [1894-1918]
Rev Nigel Howarth [19??-]
Nimrod Howarth [1869-1956]
Othello Howarth [1896-1917]
Ray Howarth [18??-191?]
Richard Howarth [1763-1840]
Riley Howarth [1866-1932]
Robert Howarth [18??-19??]
Roger Howarth [1800-18??]
Roland Howarth [18??-19??]
Samuel Howarth [1768-1???]
Susan Howarth [1801-1853]
Tom Howarth [1862-1898]
Wallace Howarth [1891-1917]
William Howarth [1788-1870?]
William Howarth [18??-1???]
William Howarth [18??-18??]
William Howarth [1801-18??]
William Howarth [1810-1???]
Willie Howarth [18??-191?]
Willie Howarth [1894-1917] 


Howarth, Mr
[1???-1???] A Halifax butcher.

In September 1866, he married. In 1867, the couple separated and he paid his ex-wife an allowance.

Howarth found that she had since been guilty of adultery with a Mr Warden, and sued the couple at Halifax. Howarth explained that the delay of over a year in taking the action, was due to his having to obtain evidence

Howarth, A.
[1898-1916] Son of Ann & John Howarth of 57 Rochdale Road, Triangle.

Born in Salford, Manchester.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 9th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He died 9th July 1916 (aged 18).

He was buried at the Mericourt-L'Abbé Communal Cemetery Extension [II A 5]

Howarth, Abraham
[1886-1917] Born in Sowerby.

He lived at High Lee, Luddendenfoot.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 21st Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment.

He died in Torquay Military Hospital [18th March 1917] (aged 31).

He was buried at Steep Lane Baptist Chapel, Sowerby.

He is remembered on Luddendenfoot War Memorial

Howarth, Albert
[18??-191?]

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

He died of wounds [7th May 1915].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Hebden Bridge United District Secondary School, on the Memorial at Saint Michael's Church, Mytholmroyd, on the Memorial at Saint Michael's Church Institute, Mytholmroyd, and on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Luddendenfoot

Howarth, Albert
[1890-19??] Son of Binns Howarth.

Born in Halifax.

He was working as an advertising canvasser for a newspaper in Blackpool [1911].

In 1911, he was staying at Abraham Hissett's boarding house, 43 Hull Road, Blackpool

Howarth, Albert
[1896-1915] Son of Susannah & Benjamin Haworth of 18 Ribstone Street, Mytholmroyd.

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

He died of wounds [7th May 1915] (aged 19).

He was buried at the Reninghelst Churchyard Extension [29], on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Hebden Bridge United District Secondary School, on the Memorial at Saint Michael's Church, Mytholmroyd, on the Memorial at Saint Michael's Church Institute, Mytholmroyd, and on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Luddendenfoot

Howarth, Albert
[1898-1972] Born in Halifax [16th October 1898].

He was a master decorator [1928].

On 28th November 1928, he married Clarice Craven at St John's Church, Bowling.


Clarice was the daughter of
Richard Craven
 

Howarth, Albert William
[1883-1916] Son of Mary Elizabeth Howarth [1862-1950], father unknown.


Mary Elizabeth was born in Todmorden.

In 1891, she was a cotton weaver, living at 51 Back Castle Street, Stansfield with son Albert William

 

Albert William's marriage record [1907] describes him as

son of James Howarth (deceased) 

He was born in Todmorden.

He was a soldier in barracks [1907] / three-quarter back with the Halifax Northern Union team / known as Snowball in local rugby football circles.

On 30th March 1907, he married Lily Ann Greenwood [1883-1946] at Christ Church, Pellon.


Lily Ann, a winder of 6 Dennis? Court, was the daughter of William Greenwood, labourer
 

Children:

  1. Albert Edward [b 1909]
  2. Joseph Leslie [b 1911]

The family lived at

  • The Barracks, Gibbet Street, Halifax [1911]
  • 22 North Bridge, Halifax

He enlisted at the age of 14 [1897]. He was a serving soldier when he married [1907].

He was listed as a Drummer [1911].

After serving for 14 years he worked for the Post office [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Company Sergeant Major (being promoted a month or so before his death)  with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed in action (shrapnel wounds) [13th July 1916].

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial [6A & 6B], on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on Todmorden War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Halifax Post Office

Howarth, Alfred
[1855-19??] Son of William Howarth, cart driver.

Born in Halifax.

He was a warehouseman of 4 Stretchgate Lane, Pellon [1887] / a worsted warehouseman [1891] / a green grocer shopkeeper [1901].

In [Q1] 1887, he married Sarah Haigh [1851-19??] at St James's Church, Halifax.


Sarah was born in Penistone the daughter of
George Haigh
 

Children:

  1. Percy [b 1888]

The family lived at

  • 9 Fairfield Terrace, Ovenden [1891]
  • 39 Manor Street, Halifax [1901]

Living with them in 1901 was nephew William Henry Law

Howarth, Binns
[1868-1943] Born in Halifax.

He was a warehouseman (cotton) [1901, 1911].

On 27th October 1888, he married Mary Elizabeth Bottomley [1869-1956] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Mary Emma [b 1889] who was a cotton winder [1900], and never married
  2. Garland
  3. Maurice
  4. Ethel Mavis [b 1898] who was a cotton winder [1911] and married Wilfred Farrar
  5. Albert

The family lived at

  • 110 Oldham Road, Soyland [1901]
  • Ryburn View, Ripponden [1911]
  • 2 Ryburn View, Ripponden [1918]
  • Ryburn View, Ripponden [1943]

Binns died 19th December 1943.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £2,347 11/2d.

Probate was granted to children Albert, Mary Emma, and Ethel Mavis.

Mary Elizabeth died 8th December 1856.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £739 5/8d.

Probate was granted to daughter Ethel Mavis, and grandson Maurice Leslie Howarth

Howarth, Caleb
[17??-18??] Of Marsden, Huddersfield.

He was a conveyancer / a land agent. and was in partnership with another Quaker John Ecroyd between 1821-1830.

He was at 43 King Cross Lane [1822]

Howarth, Charles
[1???-18??] He lived at Little Ireland Farm, Southowram with his son, James.

In the 1830s, he was a joiner and farmed 16 acres

Howarth, Charles
[1766-1853] He died after choking on a piece of meat or other substance at the Stump Cross Inn

Howarth, Clement Young
[1883-1927] Born in Halifax.

He was a wool merchant at 3 Deal Street, Halifax.

Dryden Brook worked as a clerk for Howarth.

In 1914, he married Ethel Stant at Barton upon Irwell, Lancashire.

Howarth died in Whitby.

After Howarth's death, Brook took over the business.

The business was taken over by a Bradford concern in the 1950s/1960s

Howarth, David
[18??-1???] A mechanic of Millwood, Todmorden.

He married Sarah.

They had several children.

He was in the habit of letting the New Year in for his friends. On New Year's Eve – 31st December 1864 – he went out, leaving his wife and children at home. Some minutes later, his wife took a razor, went into the garret and almost severed her head from her body. Her eldest daughter – aged 16 years – heard Sarah fall and went to fetch her father. When he returned, they found Sarah's dead body lying in a pool of blood

Howarth, Edgar
[1894-1916] Born in Triangle.

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 16th Battalion Middlesex Regiment.

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

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial [12D & 13B], on the Memorial at Heath Grammar School, on the Memorial at Saint Peter's Church, Sowerby, and on Triangle War Memorial

Howarth, Rev Edmund
[14??-1???] He is recorded as being
chaplain of Todmerdine

that is, Curate at Todmorden [1489]

Howarth, Edward
[1840-19??] Son of James Howarth.

Born in Sowerby [30th April 1840].

He was educated at Akroyd's College, Halifax.

Established Edward Howarth & Sons.

In 1864, he married Elizabeth Ann Hartley.


Elizabeth Ann was the daughter of William Hartley of Halifax
 

The family lived at Dalemore, Halifax [1902]

Howarth, Ely
[1811-187?] Born in Newchurch, Lancashire.

He was a woolcomber [1841, 1851] / a beer seller at the Bath Street Tavern, Halifax [1861, 1871]

In 1839, he married Fanny Carr [1813-18??] from Castleford, at Wakefield.

Children:

  1. John [b 1839] who was a scholar half timer [1851], a pork butcher [1861], a butcher [1871]

The family lived at

  • Caddy Field, Southowram [1841]
  • Bailey Hall Bank, Halifax [1851]
  • 13 Bath Parade, Halifax [with 3 boarders 1861]

Living with them [in 1871] were grandson James Howarth [aged 8], visitor Thomas Emmet [aged 41] (bottle maker) from Leeds, and 7 boarders.

After his death, Fanny followed him at the Bath Street Tavern [1874]

Howarth, Ezekiel Greenwood
[1883-1918] Son of Sarah & William Howarth of Cornholme, Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 15th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He died 30th September 1918 (aged 35).

He is remembered on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial [5 & 6], in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Vale Baptist Church, Todmorden

Howarth, Frank
[1896-1951] MM.

Born in Halifax.

He was awarded the Military Medal

He died at 1 Raven Street, Halifax [4th February 1951]

Howarth, Fred Ewart
[1893-1918] Of 1 Exchange Street, King Cross.

He worked for Mr Steele, solicitor – (possibly) Ernest Anderton Steele.

From 1910, he was a regular soldier with the Royal Army Medical Corps.

During World War I, he served as a 2nd Lieutenant with the Royal Field Artillery.

His mother was in Canada, but returned to England at the outbreak of War.

He was killed in action [31st May 1918] (aged 25).

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint John the Evangelist, Warley

Howarth, Garland
[1892-19??] Son of Binns Howarth.

Born in Halifax.

He was a cotton warehouseman [1911].

On 25th April 1914, he married Mary Whiteley [1892-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary, of Swift Cross, Soyland, was the daughter of William Whiteley (deceased), paper finisher
 

Children:

  1. Maurice Leslie [1914-2002] who was a commercial traveller [1956]

Howarth, George
[1827-1885] Or Howorth.

Son of James Howorth.

He and his siblings – Mary, Hannah and Sarah – helped their brother James run the Royal George, Todmorden and the Golden Lion, Todmorden.

He was an ale & porter dealer and a brewer / chairman of the Todmorden Joint Stock Mill Company

On 1st May 1884, they retired and went to live at Vale House where they lived as a happy filial family.

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Todmorden

Howarth, Gilbert
[1895-19??] MC.

Of Sowerby Bridge.

He was a journalist with the Halifax Courier.

During World War I, he served as a Lieutenant with the Royal Field Artillery.

He was awarded the Military Cross


for conspicuous gallantry during an attack when all communications were out
 

He received the medal at Buckingham Palace [21st May 1916]

Howarth, Greenwood
[18??-19??] In 1879, he established a cabinet making business established at Pellon Lane Cabinet Works, Halifax.

In 1882, their dining and bedroom suites won a prize medal at Halifax Fine Art & Industrial Exhibition.

In 1890, they had a glass bevelling and silvering facility which was unique in Yorkshire.

The business was recorded in 1900 as cabinet maker, upholsterer and carpet factor at 26 & 28 Crown Street, Halifax (showroom), Central Street, Halifax, and Cow Green, Halifax, and with a factory at Warley Road.

Howarth, H.
[19??-19??] He lived at Hurst Dene, Hebden Bridge.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Sheila Mary who married [1944] Dr Keith Chitty from Bristol
  2. a daughter

Howarth, Hannah
[18??-1899] Or Howorth. Daughter of James Howorth.

She and her siblings – Mary, Sarah and George – helped their brother James run the Royal George, Todmorden and the Golden Lion, Todmorden.

On 1st May 1884, they retired and went to live at Vale House where they lived as a happy filial family.

She lived at Brocklyn House, Todmorden.

She gave the peal of 11 bells at Todmorden Parish Church in memory of her deceased brothers and sisters [1897].

She died at Brocklyn House, Todmorden.

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Todmorden

Howarth, Henry
[1860-19??] Aka Harry.

Son of James Howarth.

Born in Midgley.

He was a part-time worsted spinner [1871] / a shopman [1881] / a worsted weaver [1881] / a farmer & greengrocer [1891] / a card mill labourer [1901] / an agent [1907] / an enlargement photographer dealer [1911].

In [Q2] 1883, he married Elizabeth Pollard [1860-19??] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Flora / Florence [b 1884] who was a painting machine feeder [1901]
  2. Lily [b 1887] who was a worsted spinner [1901] and married John Hutchinson
  3. Miriam [b 1889] who was a packer [1901]
  4. Tom [b 1891] who was a worsted twister [1911]

The family lived at

  • 5 Green House, Midgley [1891]
  • 45 Penn Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 6 Acorn Street, Halifax [1911]

Living with them [in 1911] was granddaughter Vera Hutchinson [b 1908]

Howarth, Henry
[1895-1916] Aka Harry.

Son of William Howarth.

He was a member of Lee Mount Baptist Church, Ovenden & Sunday School / employed by Halifax Tramways / a tram driver in Blackpool.

During World War I, he enlisted [August 1914], and served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was reported missing and assumed to have died [3rd September 1916] (aged 21).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial [6A & 6B], on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Lee Mount Baptist Church, Ovenden

Howarth, Henry William
[1852-1???] Born in Erringden.

He was a grocer [1881].

In 1872, he married Mary Thwaite(s) [1851-1???] from Halifax.

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [b 1874]
  2. Greenwood [b 1878]

Howarth, Rev Jack
[19??-] Vicar of Elland [1962]

Howarth, James
[1785-1867] Son of Hannah & Robert Howarth.

He married Betty Heap [1783-18??].

Children:

  1. Hannah who married John Bottomley

Howarth, James
[1789-1845] Or Howorth.

Son of John Howarth.

He was as a carrier in Walsden / landlord at the Royal George Inn, Todmorden (taking over from his parents) [1818, 1845]

He was known as Old Royal.

He married Mally Horsfall.

Children:

  1. John
  2. James
  3. Mary [1821-1888] who married leather dealer Edward King
  4. Hannah
  5. William
  6. Sarah [18??-1899]
  7. George

The children were born at the Royal George.

James died at the Royal George. In 1884, the family moved to Vale House.

After James's death, his son James Howarth took over at the Royal George

Howarth, James
[1794-1850] Known as Old Jock.

Son of Samuel Howarth.

Born at Steanorbottom, Walsden.

He was toll keeper at Doghills (Littleborough area) / a timber merchant / landlord of the Woodcock, Walsden [1826, 1841].

In 1816, he married Margaret Roberts.

Children:

  1. Mary who married Robert Dawson
  2. Sarah who married John Sutcliffe

The family lived at Salford, Todmorden [1850]. On 11th February 1850, he was found dead in the Rochdale Canal near the Sun Inn, Walsden. Had been missing since the 7th.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £200.

He was buried at St Mary's Church, Todmorden with his grandparents

Howarth, James
[18??-18??] Of Cobden.

On 17th August 1861, he walked from Todmorden to the Ridge Inn, Alcomden, in 58½ minutes for a wager

Howarth, James
[18??-18??] Of Halifax.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Edward

Howarth, James
[1809-1???] Born in Southowram.

He was an auctioneer & valuer [1861] / manor bailiff [1861]

Around 1833, he married Sarah [1807-1???].


Sarah was born in Northowram
 

Children:

  1. Emma [b 1833] who was a bonnet maker [1861]
  2. Margaret [b 1835] who was a dress maker [1861]
  3. Ann [b 1836] who was a dress maker [1861]
  4. Jane [b 1838] who was a dress maker [1861]
  5. John [b 1839] who was a solicitor's clerk [1861]
  6. Frances [b 1841] who was a bonnet maker [1861]

The family lived at 5 North Parade, Halifax [1861]

Howarth, James
[1818-1888] Or Howorth.

Son of James Howorth.

He was landlord of the Royal George, Todmorden (taking over from his father) [1845].

He and his siblings moved to the Golden Lion, Todmorden [between 1851 and 1861].

He ran both inns with the assistance of his siblings, Mary, Hannah, Sarah and George. His cousin William Howarth was a waiter at the Golden Lion and lived with the family.

On 1st May 1884, they retired and went to live at Vale House where they lived as a happy filial family.

His brother John took over at the Royal George.

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Todmorden

Howarth, James
[1824-1???] Born in Midgley.

He was a worsted weaver [1871, 1881].

He married Mary [1825-1???].


Mary was born in Midgley
 

Children:

  1. Alfred [b 1854] who was a worsted weaver [1871]
  2. George [b 1859] who was a part-time worsted spinner [1871], a finisher (worsted) [1881]
  3. Henry
  4. Levi [b 1863] who was a part-time worsted spinner [1871], a factory operative (textile) [1881]
  5. Walter [b 1868] a factory operative (textile) [1881]

The family lived at

  • Lydgate, Midgley [1871]
  • Industrial House, Midgley [1881]

Howarth, James
[1833-19??] Son of William Howarth.

Born in Todmorden [4th November 1833].

He started life working for and with his father as a carrier.

He inherited his father's property including Anchor Mill and shed.

He was corn miller at Gauxholme Mill, Walsden which was owned by his father-in-law Dr James Hardman.

From at least 1867 he was trading as Wheelhouse & Howarth The partnership was dissolved in 1879. He continued there on his own until the early 1880s.

He moved to Lydgate Brewery / maltkiln, Todmorden [1895].

He farmed 25 acres at Top Bank Farm, Todmorden.

On 12th May 1857, he married Betsy Hardman.


Betsy was the daughter of Dr James Hardman
 

Children:

  1. James Hardman

The family lived at Top Bank Farm, Todmorden (aka Banks) 

Howarth, James Henry
[1853-1918] JP, FGS.

Son of James Howarth of Capon Hall, Kirby Malham.

Born at Capon Hall, Kirkby Malham [14th June 1853].

He was educated at Giggleswick Grammar School.

He joined the Yorkshire Banking Company [1869], and he was manager at their Northallerton, Pontefract, Skipton and Bradford branches / inspector of Branches.

He came to Halifax [1899] where he succeeded John Henry Swallow to become General Manager of the Halifax Joint Stock Banking Company Limited [1899]; Borough Treasurer of Halifax; a Fellow of the Institute of Bankers; A Fellow of the Geological Society of London; a member of the Council of the Yorkshire Geological & Polytechnic Society; a member of the Council of the Yorkshire Naturalists' Union; a member of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce; a Freemason; a JP [March 1904]; a member of St Jude's Church, Savile Park.

In 1878, he married Mary Ann Chapman [18??-1916].


Mary Ann was the daughter of George Chapman of Fishergate House, York
 

Children:

  1. Mary Gladys [1785-1856] who married Vernon William Wanklyn

The family lived at

Mary Ann died 6th May 1916.

James Henry died following a seizure [8th March 1918]

Howarth, James Herbert
[1888-1918] Son of Joseph Howarth.

Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton spinner [1916].

He lived at 77 Rochdale Road.

During World War I, he enlisted [1916], and served as a Private with the 9th Battalion Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment).

He died of wounds [13th May 1918].

He was buried at the Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt [I F 5].

He is remembered on Ripponden War Memorial, and on the Roll of Honour at Zion Congregational Church, Ripponden. Probate records show that he left effects valued at £268 17/9d.

Probate was granted to his sisters Mary Ellen Howarth and Grace Ann Howarth.

He bequeathed all his property and effects to his sister Mary Ellen Howarth

Howarth, Jeremiah
[1???-1???] He married (1) Ann.

Children:

  1. Jeremiah

He married (2) Unknown

Howarth, Jeremiah
[1782-1847]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Sally who married Abraham Fielden
  2. Mary [1807-1883] who married John Fielden

Howarth, Jeremiah
[1806-1866] Son of Jeremiah Howarth.

He worked as a spinner at the Salford Steam Factory, Todmorden for Henry Ramsbottom.

About 1831, he took over the Black Horse from James Dawson, and re-named it the Spinners Rest

He also was a butcher.

He married Rachel Barrowclough.

Children:

  1. Jeremiah
  2. James
  3. Mary Ann
  4. Mary Ann
  5. Alice
  6. Sarah
  7. Hannah
  8. John
  9. Susey

Howarth, John
[1721-1804] He was articled to Charles Radcliffe in Elland. He took over Radcliffe's practice and moved to become an attorney in Ripponden in 1749. He was attorney for Sam Hill, handling his chasing tenants' debts and eviction orders.

He was a partner in Howarth & Ridehalgh, and Howarth & Wilcock.

He was recorded as owner of the White Hart, Soyland.

In 1753, he married Mary, daughter of John Royds.

Children:

  1. Frances
  2. Ann
  3. Jane
  4. John
  5. Mary
  6. Richard
Frances died at the age of 43, all the other children lived to reach 73 and 85 years of age.

The family lived at

After Mary's death, the family leased Lower Brig Royd, Sowerby Bridge from the trustees of Samuel Hill. John ran his law offices from the house. On 12th September 1805, he bought the property.

He died after a long illness, and was survived by all his children. There is a wall tablet in his memory at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden

Howarth, John
[1737-1802] He was a carrier of Todmorden Hall barn and farm.

In the late 1700s, he built the Royal George Inn, Todmorden.

The Inn was held successively by several generations of his family.

He married Mally.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Hannah

After his death, his son John took over at the Royal George

Howarth, John
[1765-1816] Son of John Howarth.

He married Mary Lord.

Children:

  1. James
  2. Thomas
  3. John
  4. Hannah
  5. Betty
  6. Charles

After their marriage, they lived in Walsden until 1802 when his father died, and he took over as landlord of the Royal George Inn, Todmorden [1802, 1816].

After John's death, Mary took over at the Royal George [1816-1818].

After Mary's death, their son James took over at the Royal George

Howarth, John
[18??-1???] He was employed by Halliday's at Howcans Earthenware Works.

At Christmas 1855, he was accused of carelessness. At Midsummer 1856, he upset a wagon, causing considerable damage. He later upset a cart and was dismissed.

On 24th August 1856, he set fire to hay and a barn at the works. He gave the first alarm. He later said

I bear them no malice, though they may think I have done it

He was charged with arson and, whilst imprisoned, he told a fellow inmate

If I say nothing, they can't find me out

After being remanded, he said

I'll be the death of someone here

He was discharged

Howarth, John
[1813-1890] Born in Halifax. He was a member of Carlton Methodist Church.

He emigrated to Canada [around 1840]. He established business as a drug store owner in Toronto. He died following an attack of paralysis in his store

Howarth, John
[1816-1873] Or Howorth.

Son of James Howorth.

He was a clogger / a draper on Water Street, Todmorden / landlord of the Royal George, Todmorden (taking over from his brother James) [1850s, 1861, 1871, 1873]

In the 1871 census there is a note in the health column saying he is paralytic.

He married Sarah [1816-1897].

Children:

  1. Charles

After John's death, the Royal George passed out of the family when it was taken over by George Uttley

Howarth, John
[1833-1???] Born in Midgley.

He was a stoker in a woollen factory [1871].

In 1855, he married Elizabeth Newell [1833-1???] from New Mills, Derbyshire.

Children:

  1. Emmeline [b 1856]
  2. Squire [b 1858]
  3. Charles [b 1861]
  4. Zimri [b 1863]
  5. Nimrod
  6. Bertha E. [b 1876]

Howarth, John
[1834-1897] Son of Sally (née Jackson) & John Howarth.

He moved from Woodbottom in Walsden to the Woodpecker Inn [1860s].

He was landlord of the Woodpecker, Todmorden [1860s, 1872] / an excavator as well as running the pub.

He left by 1876 and went back to Woodbottom and later to Pexroyd, where he carried on working in the stone business.

He married Sarah Ann Crowther.

Children:

  1. Betsy
  2. Alfred
  3. Alice [18??-1872]

In July 1872, daughter Alice was run over at Dobroyd

and much injured

by a vehicle belonging to Henry Towers

Howarth, John
[1842-19??] Son of George Howarth, weaver.

Born in Rishworth.

He was a spinner at Rastrick [1868] / a cotton spinner [1871] / a retired cotton spinner [1911].

On 18th October 1868, he married Elizabeth Hirst at Halifax Parish Church.


Elizabeth was the daughter of
Joseph Hirst
 

Children:

  1. James [b 1869] who was a cotton piecer [1911], and a widower by [1911]
  2. Joseph [b 1871]
  3. George [b 1874] who was a wire drawer [1911]
  4. William [b 1882] who was a taylor [1911]
  5. Thomas [b 1884] who was a carpenter & joiner [1911]
  6. Frank [b 1889] who was a butcher [1911]
  7. child who died young [before 1911]

The family lived at

Living with them in 1911 was grandson Harry [aged 12], son of James

Howarth, John
[1848-1893] Or Howorth.

Son of Jeremiah Howarth.

Landlord of the Woodpecker, Todmorden [1893]. He was landlord here from no earlier than 1877 until his death in 1893.

He married Sally Haigh [1845-1907].

Children:

  1. Mary Ann who died in infancy
  2. Rachel Alice who died in infancy

He is mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1894

After his death, his widow Sally continued with the pub.

She married Charles Hollinrake, and stayed as landlady until her death in 1907

Howarth, John
[1850-1917] Born in Halifax.

He was a butcher [1885] / a pork butcher [1901].

He married Frances Wood [1840-1879].

Children:

  1. Fanny [1864-1932] who married Astin Dinsdale

In 1901, the widowed John was living with his daughter's family

Howarth, Joseph
[17??-18??] He was a weaver in Rishworth [1805, 1819].

He married Mary [17??-18??].

Children:

  1. Hannah [bapt 1805]
  2. Thomas [bapt 1807]
  3. Joseph [bapt 1808]
  4. William [bapt 1811-1896]
  5. Joshua
  6. Mary [bapt 1816]
  7. Elizabeth [bapt 1819]

The children were all baptised at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden.

Brothers William and Joshua died a few weeks apart in 1896

Howarth, Joseph
[1846-1903] Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton spinner.

In [Q4] 1870, he married Betty Radcliffe [1846-1906] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Sarah Elizabeth [b 1871]
  2. George W [b 1873]
  3. Mary Ellen [b 1875]
  4. Grace Ann [b 1882]
  5. Irving [b 1883]
  6. James Herbert

The children were born in Soyland

Howarth, Joshua
[1813-1896] Son of Joseph Howarth.

Born in Rishworth.

He was a wolin wever [1841] / a hand loom weaver [1851] / an overlooker of cotton weaver [1861] / a woollen cord weaver [1871] / ag labourer [1881] / a retired woollen weaver [1891].

Around 1836, he joined the Ripponden Co-operative Society Limited

In 1835, he married Ruth Widdop [1818-1886] at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Thomas [1836-1854] who was a cotton piecer [1851]
  2. Sarah [1837] who died aged 1 week
  3. Mary [1838-1884] who was a card room hand [1851], a cotton reeler [1861, 1871], a tailoress [1881]
  4. Sarah Elizabeth [b 1841] who was a worsted spinner [1851]
  5. Annis [1843-1845] who died aged 1 year and 10 months
  6. Joseph [b 1846] who was a cotton piecer [1861]
  7. Ellen [b 1848] who was a worsted piecer [1861], a cotton reeler [1871]
  8. William [b 1850] who was a worsted piecer [1861], a cotton twister [1871]
  9. Joshua [b 1853] who was a cotton piecer [1861], a cotton maker up [1871, 1881, 1891]
  10. Jonathan [1857-1871] who was a cotton twister [1871]
  11. George [b 1859] who was a cotton piecer [1871, 1881, 1891]
  12. Elijah [b 1862] who was a cotton piecer [1881, 1891]

The family lived at

  • Cithil, Rishworth [1841]
  • Swift Place, Soyland [1851]
  • Middle Stones, Soyland, Ripponden [1861, 1871]
  • Stones, Soyland, Ripponden [1881]
  • New Stones, Ripponden [1891]
  • Dyson Lane, Ripponden [where he died 1896]

Joshua died at home [20th March 1896], surviving his brother William by a few weeks.

He was buried at Rishworth Particular Baptist Chapel [24th March 1896] alongside other members of the family

Howarth, Matthias
[1835-1882] Son of Roger Howarth.

Born in Halifax.

He was a woolcomber [1851] / a blacksmith at Norland [1855] / a blacksmith [1861, 1871] / blacksmith & landlord of the Branch, Sowerby Bridge [1881].

In 1855, he married Ruth Shaw [1832-1898] at Halifax Parish Church.


Ruth was the daughter of labourer James Shaw

Ruth had 2 children:

  1. Mary Jane Shaw [b 1850] who was a woollen worker [1861], a woollen weaver [1871]
  2. Sarah Ellen Shaw [b 1852] who was a cotton beller [1871]
 

Children:

  1. Hannah [b 1857] who was a worsted feeder [1871], a woollen weaver [1881]
  2. Edward [b 1859] who was a cotton piecer [1871], a cotton spinner [1881]
  3. James William [b 1860] who was a worsted doffer [1871], an iron moulder [1881]
  4. Elizabeth [b 1865] (who was blind) and a wool knitter [1891]
  5. H. A. Shaw [b 1870]

The family lived at Scarr Head, Norland [1861, 1871].

After his death, Ruth took over as beerseller at the Branch [1891, 1898].

Living with Ruth in 1891 were daughter Elizabeth, granddaughter Emily B Howarth [aged 7] (blind) and visitor Alice Stoker [aged 27] (sales woman) 

Howarth, Maurice
[1894-1918] Son of Binns Howarth.

He was a cotton twiner piecer [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 2nd/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 28th March 1918 (aged 24).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial [6], on Ripponden War Memorial, and on the Roll of Honour at Zion Congregational Church, Ripponden

Howarth, Rev Nigel
[19??-] Minister at Blackley Particular Baptist Church [1989-1996]

Howarth, Nimrod
[1869-1956] Son of John Howarth.

Born in Midgley.

He was a cloth labourer [1891] / a power-loom overlooker [1901] / a loom tuner [1911] / interested in clocks and barometers (and repaired these on a free-lance basis).

He was a member of the Committee of the Sowerby Bridge Evening Continuation Schools [1896].

He was an early member of the Independent Labour Party. He entertained Keir Hardie when he visited Sowerby Bridge. At some point, he was fired from his job in the mill on account of his political activities, and was unable to get work in the mills. He then worked as an agent for the Co-operative Insurance Company.

He was one of those who subscribed to Whiteley Turner's book A Spring-time Saunter

In 1897, he married Mary Elizabeth Waddington [1871-19??] from Warley.

The family lived at

  • 73 Linden Place, Causeway Head, Sowerby Bridge [1901]
  • 13 Dalton Street, Tuel Lane, Sowerby Bridge [1911]
  • Thorney Lane, Midgley (subscriber address in Springtime Saunter) [1913]
  • 13 Thornton Street, Halifax [1916]

Howarth, Othello
[1896-1917] Son of Ellen & Fred Howarth of 616 Black Rock, Burnley Road, Cornholme.

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 1st/6th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He died 6th September 1917 (aged 21).

He was buried at the Tyne Cot Cemetery [VIII G 161].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Vale Baptist Church, Todmorden

Howarth, Ray
[18??-191?] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint Jude's Church, Savile Park

Howarth, Richard
[1763-1840] 2nd son of John Howarth.

Attorney in Halifax and Ripponden. He was in partnership with his father and then as Howarth & Ridehalgh.

He lived at Brig Royd which he rebuilt between 1806 and 1840

Howarth, Riley
[1866-1932] Born in Soyland.

He was a clogger & boot repairer [1901, 1911].

In [Q4] 1891, he married Sarah Hannah Hirst [1867-19??] in Halifax.


Sarah Hannah was born in Rishworth
 

Children:

  1. Gerty [b 1893] who was a cotton twiner piecer [1911]
  2. Willie
  3. Clarence [b 1897] who was a cotton twiner piecer [1911]
  4. Llewelyn [b 1899] who was a half-time cotton twiner [1911]
  5. John Raymond [b 1901]
  6. Arthur Granville [b 1904]
  7. Lawrence Edwin [b 1906]

The family lived at

  • 218 Oldham Road, Soyland [1901]
  • 2 Broad Street, Ripponden [1911, 1915]

Living with them [in 1901] were mother-in-law Sarah Hirst [b  1837] & sister-in-law Emily Hirst [b 1872] (dress maker) 

Living with them [in 1911] was sister-in-law Emily Hirst [b  1872] (dress maker) 

Howarth, Robert
[18??-19??] Hay & straw merchant of Halifax

Howarth, Roger
[1800-18??] Or Howorth.

He was a weaver [1841].

In 1820, he married Hannah Hoyle [1800-18??] at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Homefry [b 1825] who was a wool piecener [1841]
  2. Roger [b 1827] who was a labourer [1851]
  3. Edward [b 1829] who was a wool comber [1851]
  4. Ely [b 1833] who was a wool comber [1851]
  5. Matthias
  6. Sarah Ann > [b 1837]
  7. David [b 1840] who was a worsted piecer [1851]
  8. Thomas [b 1842] who was a worsted piecer [1851]

The family lived at

  • Fields, Norland [1841]
  • Kitty Moor, Norland [1851]

Howarth, Roland
[18??-19??] Ripponden clockmaker.

In 19??, he took over the clockmaking business of Thomas Whiteley premises next door to the Queen Hotel, Ripponden.

The business is recorded in the 1930s

Howarth, Samuel
[1768-1???] Son of James Howarth.

He was a labourer.

He married Sally Howarth.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Betty
  3. William
  4. James
  5. Mary
  6. Sally
  7. Susan
  8. Samuel
  9. Ellen
  10. Hannah
  11. Hannah
  12. Abraham

He lived variously in Walsden, Steanorbottom, Naze Farm

Howarth, Susan
[1801-1853] Known as Sue Poppit.

Daughter of Samuel Howarth.

Born at Steanorbottom, Walsden.

For over 20 years, she lived with Thomas Law as his common-law wife.

They had 6 children, all of whom took the name Howarth:

  1. Betty
  2. Susannah
  3. John
  4. Samuel
  5. Mary
  6. Nancy

In 1843, Thomas and Susan married.

In 1841, Susan was a beer seller at the Cherry Tree Beer House in an old house at Moverley during the construction of the railway. Thomas is with her, he is a calico weaver

After 1843, she moved to the Sun Inn, Walsden.

They left in 1850 to go to the Viaduct Tavern at Gauxholme. They were running the Viaduct Tavern [1851]

Susan died at the Viaduct [1853]

Thomas continued at the Viaduct until his death in 1873.

John Travis records

She was a good hearted old lass and had to toil hard for a living. She was married after a very lengthy and tedious courtship to Thomas Law, an old, tried and faithful sweetheart

Howarth, Tom
[1862-1898]

He died in Madeira [6th February 1898] (aged 36) 

He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 1742]

Howarth, Wallace
[1891-1917] Son of Anne & John Henry Howarth of Halifax & Johannesburg, South Africa.

During World War I, he served as a 2nd Lieutenant with the 49th Battalion Machine Gun Corps (Infantry).

He died 16th August 1917 (aged 26).

He was buried at the Bedford House Cemetery Enclosure No.4 XIII G 4

Howarth, William
[1788-1870?] Partner in Firth, Howarth & Firth, and Firth & Howarth.

He lived at North View, Todmorden.

In 1866, he was fined £10 with costs of 18 shillings for

having wilfully made a false entry in the register of young persons

in connection with child labour.

After his death, his unmarried daughters Mary [born 1822] and Sarah [1824] carried on the business

Howarth, William
[18??-1???]

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

Children:

  1. Henry

The family lived at 26 Woodville Street, Lee Mount, Halifax

Howarth, William
[18??-18??] In 1844, he married Nanny, daughter of James Wrigley.

Children:

  1. Sally (Sarah) who married James Uttley

Howarth, William
[1801-18??] Born in Todmorden.

He was a carrier by water and a cotton spinner, carrier of goods and farmer [1861] and owner of the Rope & Anchor Inn Todmorden, Anchor Mill and the weaving shed behind it [1849-1870], and much land on the hills above Todmorden on the Stansfield side

In 1838, he signed the petition in support of the Overseers' refusal to implement the new Poor Laws.

He married (1) Sally.

He married (2) Susan / Susannah.

Children:

  1. Hannah
  2. George
  3. Mary
  4. Elizabeth
  5. Sarah
  6. James
  7. Martha
  8. Jane
  9. Ellen
  10. William
  11. Emma
  12. Maria

The family lived at

  • North Street, Todmorden
  • Hall Barn, Todmorden

He died before 1871

Howarth, William
[1810-1???] Son of James Howarth, spinner.

He was a waggoner of Norland [1858] / a carter [1861]

He married (1) Unknown.

Children:

  1. Mary Ellen [b 1844] who was a worsted spinner [1861]
  2. Hannah [b 1849] who was a worsted spinner [1861]

In 1858, he married (2) Ann, widow of James Gill, at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Fred Biggs [b 1860]
  2. Emma [b 1862]

The family lived at 6 Lower Brock Well, Sowerby [1861].

William died between 1861 and 1871

Howarth, Willie
[18??-191?]

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

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Rhodes Street Wesleyan Chapel, and (possibly) on the Memorial at Heath Grammar School

Howarth, Willie
[1894-1917] Son of Riley Howarth.

He was a cotton twiner piecer with the Ripponden Commercial Company Limited [1911].

During World War I, he & his brother Clarence enlisted with the West Riding Regiment [17th February 1916], and were transferred to the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, where Willie served as a Private with the 10th Battalion.

He died 9th April 1917 (aged 23).

He was buried at the Cojeul British Cemetery [B 45].

He is remembered on Ripponden War Memorial, and on the Roll of Honour at Zion Congregational Church, Ripponden

 

Howarth surname
A variant of the surname Haworth

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are over 70 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Howarth, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Howarth:


Marriages 1866, 1876, 1878, 1879, 1890, 1891, 1899, 1903, 1907, 1913, 1919, 1940, 1957; Deaths 1879, 1899, 1900; Death 1911
 



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