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Mrs Murgatroyd [1???-18??]
AnnMary Mr Murgatroyd [18??-19??]
Abraham Murgatroyd [1800-1878]
Albert Murgatroyd [1863-1???]
Albert Bentley Murgatroyd [1863-1899]
Albert Hollings Murgatroyd [1875-1940]
Alfred Murgatroyd [1822-1892]
Alfred Benjamin Murgatroyd [1846-1890]
Alfred Tate Murgatroyd [1900-1918]
Archibald Fleming Murgatroyd [1878-1966]
Arnold Murgatroyd [1900-1???]
Arthur Murgatroyd [1885-19??]
Benjamin Murgatroyd [1772-1861]
Benjamin Murgatroyd [18??-18??]
Benjamin Murgatroyd [1816-18??]
Benjamin Murgatroyd [1839-1???]
Bentley Murgatroyd [1863-1939]
Champion Murgatroyd [1797-1872]
Champion Murgatroyd [1829-1901]
Charles Murgatroyd [1796-18??]
Charles Murgatroyd [18??-18??]
Charles Henry Murgatroyd [1860-1928]
David Murgatroyd [17??-1???]
David Murgatroyd [1785-18??]
David Murgatroyd [1801-1874]
David Murgatroyd [1848-1929]
David Eastwood Murgatroyd [1780-1862]
David Eastwood Murgatroyd [1856-1920]
Edgar Lewis Murgatroyd [1873-1936]
Edmund Murgatroyd [1543-1586]
Edward Murgatroyd [1909-1998]
Edwin Murgatroyd [1876-1948]
Eleanor Murgatroyd [1850-1938]
Eli Murgatroyd [1861-1943]
Enoch Murgatroyd [1842-1907]
Ernest Murgatroyd [1879-1956]
Ernest Murgatroyd [1893-1915]
Frances Murgatroyd [1653-1721]
Francis Murgatroyd [18??-19??]
Frank Murgatroyd [1865-1???]
Frank Murgatroyd [1896-1915]
Frank Kershaw Murgatroyd [1915-19??]
Fred Murgatroyd [1860-1???]
Fred Murgatroyd [1866-1???]
George Murgatroyd [1839-1910]
Grace Murgatroyd [1618-16??]
Gwendoline Stella Murgatroyd [1909-1991]
Harold Murgatroyd [1892-1916]
Harriet Murgatroyd [1818-1903]
Harry Murgatroyd [1874-1967]
Harry Murgatroyd [1880-19??]
Hartley Murgatroyd [1774-1848]
Hartley Murgatroyd [1797-1865]
Hartley Murgatroyd [1866-1933]
Hartley Murgatroyd [1877-1933]
Henry Murgatroyd [1???-1839]
Henry Murgatroyd [16??-1666]
Henry Murgatroyd [1607-1702]
Henry Murgatroyd [1770-18??]
Henry Murgatroyd [1806-1853]
Henry Murgatroyd [1841-1910]
Henry Sutcliffe Murgatroyd [1918-19??]
Herbert Murgatroyd [18??-193?]
Herbert Murgatroyd [1891-1917]
Herbert Mortimer Murgatroyd [1887-1914]
Isabel Murgatroyd [1572-1???]
Jack Murgatroyd [1919-1944]
James (Jimmy) Murgatroyd [1838-1905]
James Murgatroyd [1???-1???]
James Murgatroyd [1541-16??]
James Murgatroyd [1575-1653]
James Murgatroyd [1603-1671]
James Murgatroyd [1609-1651]
James Murgatroyd [1689-1711]
James Murgatroyd [17??-18??]
James Murgatroyd [17??-18??]
James Murgatroyd [1758-1835]
James Murgatroyd [1764-1851]
James Murgatroyd [1794-1842]
James Murgatroyd [1796-18??]
James Murgatroyd [18??-18??]
James Murgatroyd [1806-1???]
James Murgatroyd [1811-1848]
James Murgatroyd [1821-1???]
James Murgatroyd [1821-1889]
James Murgatroyd [1838-1???]
James Murgatroyd [1850-1???]
James Murgatroyd [1853-18??]
James Murgatroyd [1865-1???]
James Benjamin Murgatroyd [1854-1899]
James Benjamin Murgatroyd [1880-19??]
James Hollings Murgatroyd [1881-1921]
Jane Murgatroyd [1881-1930]
John Murgatroyd [1390-14??]
John Murgatroyd [1425-1466]
John Murgatroyd [1510-1565]
John Murgatroyd [1607-1666]
John Murgatroyd [1642-17??]
John Murgatroyd [1644-1666]
John Murgatroyd [1651-1728]
John Murgatroyd [1697-1739]
John Murgatroyd [17??-1???]
Rev John Murgatroyd [17??-17??]
John Murgatroyd [1760-1819]
John Murgatroyd [1768-1847]
John Murgatroyd [1770-1857]
John Murgatroyd [1782-18??]
John Murgatroyd [1787-1857]
John Murgatroyd [1799-1873]
John Murgatroyd [18??-19??]
John Murgatroyd [1802-18??]
John Murgatroyd [1810-1880]
John Murgatroyd [1815-1???]
John Murgatroyd [1818-1???]
John Murgatroyd [1819-1891]
John Murgatroyd [1823-1886]
John Murgatroyd [1828-1892]
John Murgatroyd [1829-19??]
John Murgatroyd [1830-1???]
John Murgatroyd [1833-1???]
John Murgatroyd [1833-18??]
John Murgatroyd [1836-1???]
John Murgatroyd [1838-1897]
John Murgatroyd [1839-1???]
John Murgatroyd [1846-1931]
John Murgatroyd [1847-1921]
John Murgatroyd [1856-1936]
John Murgatroyd [1860-1915]
John Murgatroyd [1874-1944]
John Murgatroyd [1889-1917]
John Benjamin Murgatroyd [1911-1936]
John Blackburn Murgatroyd [1831-1908]
John Blackburn Murgatroyd [1903-1986]
John Henry Murgatroyd [1859-1913]
John Leonard Murgatroyd [1886-19??]
John William Murgatroyd [1862-1932]
John William Murgatroyd [1869-19??]
Jonathan Murgatroyd [1833-1???]
Jonathan Murgatroyd [1896-1917]
Joseph Murgatroyd [1791-1872]
Joseph Murgatroyd [1796-1???]
Joseph Murgatroyd [1827-1???]
Joseph Murgatroyd [1831-1???]
Joseph Murgatroyd [1834-19??]
Joseph Murgatroyd [1836-1888]
Joseph Murgatroyd [1837-1895]
Joshua Murgatroyd [1795-1875]
Judith Murgatroyd [16??-1691]
Leonard Murgatroyd [1868-1929]
Louis Philbrick Bentley Murgatroyd [1866-1902]
Luke Murgatroyd [1863-1929]
M. Murgatroyd [18??-18??]
Maria Murgatroyd [1799-1872]
Martha Murgatroyd [1806-1859]
Mary Murgatroyd [1618-16??]
Mary Murgatroyd [1644-1720]
Mary Ann Murgatroyd [1850-1???]
Matthew Murgatroyd [17??-18??]
Matthew Murgatroyd [1804-1883]
Matthew Henry Murgatroyd [1854-1???]
Matthew Mitchell Murgatroyd [1831-1894]
Michael Murgatroyd [1552-1608]
Nancy Murgatroyd [1815-1895]
Nathaniel Murgatroyd [1???-18??]
Richard Murgatroyd [1792-18??]
Richard Murgatroyd [1815-1886]
Richard Murgatroyd [1884-1956]
Richard Aked Murgatroyd [1868-1???]
Robert Murgatroyd [17??-1811]
Robert Murgatroyd [1812-1875]
Ronald Hawley Murgatroyd [1911-1974]
Samuel Murgatroyd [1812-1880]
Samuel Murgatroyd [1843-19??]
Samuel Edward Murgatroyd [1848-1908]
Simeon Murgatroyd [1835-1877]
Simon John Murgatroyd [1866-1939]
Squire Murgatroyd [1769-1848]
Squire Murgatroyd [1864-1???]
Thomas Murgatroyd [1616-1653]
Rev Thomas Murgatroyd [1691-1768]
Thomas Murgatroyd [17??-1???]
Thomas Murgatroyd [17??-1???]
Thomas Murgatroyd [17??-17??]
Thomas Murgatroyd [1766-1838]
Thomas Murgatroyd [1777-18??]
Thomas Murgatroyd [1777-1841]
Thomas Murgatroyd [1788-18??]
Thomas Murgatroyd [1806-1886]
Thomas Murgatroyd [1813-1856]
Thomas Murgatroyd [1813-1883]
Thomas Murgatroyd [1821-1886]
Thomas Murgatroyd [1825-18??]
Thomas Murgatroyd [1825-1890]
Thomas Murgatroyd [1839-1???]
Thomas Murgatroyd [1853-1???]
Thomas Murgatroyd [1868-1894]
Thomas Murgatroyd [1874-19??]
Thomas Murgatroyd [1877-19??]
Thomas Bottomley Murgatroyd [1880-1962]
Thomas Chatburn Murgatroyd [1867-1926]
Tom Walker Crabtree Murgatroyd [1916-1944]
William Murgatroyd [1457-1508]
William Murgatroyd [1484-1541]
William Murgatroyd [15??-1???]
William Murgatroyd [15??-16??]
William Murgatroyd [1647-1669]
William Murgatroyd [17??-1???]
William Murgatroyd [17??-18??]
William Murgatroyd [17??-18??]
William Murgatroyd [17??-18??]
William Murgatroyd [1735-1805]
William Murgatroyd [1738-1804]
William Murgatroyd [1762-1783]
William Murgatroyd [1789-1861]
William Murgatroyd [18??-1???]
William Murgatroyd [18??-18??]
William Murgatroyd [1816-1???]
William Murgatroyd [1816-1872]
William Murgatroyd [1824-18??]
William Murgatroyd [1830-1897]
William Murgatroyd [1836-1885]
William Murgatroyd [1839-1916]
William Murgatroyd [1873-1943]
William Bottomley Murgatroyd [1872-1909]
William Henry Murgatroyd [1868-19??]


Murgatroyd, Mrs
[1???-18??] Calderdale Council have a portrait by an unknown artist of an unidentified Mrs Murgatroyd


Question: Does anyone know who she was? / was she connected with Halifax? / where the portrait is? / who the artist was?

 

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

In 1866, he married Mary Ann.


Mary Ann was born in Leeds
 

Children:

  1. Clara [b 1889] who was a rover [1911]
  2. Ethel [b 1894] who was a spinner [1911]
  3. Clarice Mona Ann [b 1900]

The widowed Mary Ann was innkeeper at the Junction, Bradshaw [1911]

Murgatroyd, Abraham
[1800-1878] Son of Mary & James Murgatroyd.

Baptised at Luddenden [1800].

He was deaf & dumb / a weaver [1841, 1851, 1861] / a worsted warper [1871]

On 5th February 1837, he married Sarah Mitchell in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1837]
  2. John [b 1839]
  3. Mary [b 1841]
  4. William [b 1847]

The family lived at West Field [1841, 1851, 1861, 1871].

Living with the family in 1841 and 1851 was niece Hannah Murgatroyd [b 1816] (power loom weaver).

Abraham was buried at Luddenden (?) [1st January 1879]

Murgatroyd, Albert
[1863-1???] Son of William Murgatroyd.

Born in Luddenden.

He was a warehouseman [1890] / a worsted warehouseman [1891, 1901] / a worsted warping overlooker [1911]

In 1890, he married Mary Thorpe [1862-1???].


Mary was born in Luddenden.

Her father was not shown on the marriage record

 

Children:

  1. Beatrice [b 1892]
  2. Harold [b 1893]

The family lived at

  • Thorn View, Midgley [1891, 1901]
  • 21 Hastings Place, Bradford [1911]

Murgatroyd, Albert Bentley
[1863-1899] Son of Thomas Murgatroyd.

He was a wool stapler [1881] / a wool/waste dealer [1891].

Albert died 7th May 1899.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £500.

Administration was granted to Wilfred Murgatroyd (commission agent) 

Murgatroyd, Albert Hollings
[1875-1940] Son of John Murgatroyd.

He was a horse man [1901] / working on farm [1911] / a farmer [1931].

He lived at Adgil Grove Farm, Southowram [1940].

Albert died 10th February 1940.

Probate records show that he left.

Administration was granted to his brother John Leonard Murgatroyd

Murgatroyd, Alfred
[1822-1892] Son of Nathaniel Murgatroyd.

Born in Northowram.

He was an overlooker [1851] / a machine overlooker [1861] / an overlooker [1871, 1881] / a worsted manager [1891] / a mill manager [1892].

He married Mary [1827-18??].


Mary was born in Wadsworth
 

Children:

  1. Ruth [b 1849]
  2. William [b 1852] who was a painter [1892]
  3. Christiana [b 1854]
  4. Charles Henry
  5. Nathaniel [b 1865]
  6. Herbert [b 1868]
  7. Rosetta [b 1870]

The family lived at

  • Range Bank, Halifax [1851]
  • 11 Bright Street, Halifax [1861]
  • 28 Hume Street, Halifax [1871]
  • 1 Baldwin Terrace, Halifax [1881, 1891, 1892]

Alfred was a widower by 1891.

Living with Alfred and his children [in 1891], was grandson Clifford W. Murgatroyd [b 1889].

Alfred died 4th March 1892.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £176 12/-.

Administration was granted to son William

Murgatroyd, Alfred Benjamin
[1846-1890] Son of William Murgatroyd.

He was a joiner [1868, 1871].

In 1868, he married Isabella Nicholl [1846-1907].


Isabella was the daughter of Samuel Nicholl, corn miller
 

Children:

  1. Albert Nicholl [b 1868]
  2. Mary Alice [b 1869] who married [1891] Wright Wadsworth (painter of Elland), son of John Wadsworth (plasterer) 
  3. Harry Herbert [b 1871]
  4. Edgar Lewis [b 1873]
  5. William [b 1874]
  6. Joseph [b 1878]
  7. Reuben [1880-1895]

The family lived at

  • 23 Cellar Cottage (Cobden Street area) Halifax [1871]
  • 9 Commercial Road, Halifax [1881]

Alfred Benjamin died [Q2] 1890 (aged 44) 

Isabella died [Q4] 1907 (aged 62) 

Murgatroyd, Alfred Tate
[1900-1918] Son of Elizabeth & Herbert Tate Murgatroyd of 9 Hopkinson Buildings, Ovenden.

He was a member of Providence Chapel Sunday School, Ovenden / employed by James Wade Sutcliffe, Sutcliffe Company at Holmfield.

During World War I, he enlisted [October 1917], and served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He was killed in action after being in France for 13 days [26th April 1918] (aged 18).

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial [108-111], on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Providence Congregational Church, Ovenden

Murgatroyd, Archibald Fleming
[1878-1966] Son of John Murgatroyd

He and his sister Mary were living with grandfather Isaac Fleming [1891] and with uncle James Fleming [1901, 1911],

He never married.

He lived at 6 Birchfield, Norland [1966].

He died at Halifax General Hospital [1st September 1966].

He was buried 6th September 1966

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £9,391. Probate was granted to sister Mary Murgatroyd (spinster), and brother John Leonard Murgatroyd

Murgatroyd, Arnold
[1900-1???] Son of William Murgatroyd.

Born in Halifax [3rd October 1900].

On 11th September 1920, Arnold and his parents arrived at Quebec from Liverpool on the Metagama.

On 11th November 1926, Arnold moved to Detroit, Michigan, USA. He was possibly staying with Mrs Annie Stansfield of 8035 Wilson Avenue.

On 5th November 1928, he arrived at Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Murgatroyd, Arthur
[1885-19??] (Possibly) son of John Murgatroyd.

In [Q4] 1881, a John Murgatroyd married Ellen Wilson in Halifax.

In 1891, Arthur Murgatroyd [aged 6] was living at 14 Dean Street, Halifax, with his widowed mother Ellen Murgatroyd [b 1849], his grandmother Sarah Wilson [b Glasgow 1823], and uncle John Wilson [b Edinburgh 1844] (stover in dye works) 

He was a Brussels carpet weaver [1901] / a carpet steamer (Crossleys) [1911] / a carpet finisher [1916].

In [Q1] 1900, his mother Ellen married Albert Helliwell [1846-19??] in Halifax.

They lived at

  • 14 Dean Street, Halifax [1901, 1911]

Living with Arthur, Ellen and Alfred Helliwell [b 1846] (joiner/carpenter) [in 1901], was Sarah Wilson [b  1823].

In February 1916, Arthur is recorded on a Short Service Attestation (of Labour Corps) with 21st West Yorks Regiment

Murgatroyd, Benjamin
[1772-1861] Son of William Murgatroyd.

He became a stuff-maker.

On 15th April 1810, he married Sarah Rushton Howorth [1788-1856] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. William [b 1810] who was a schoolmaster [1841]
  2. Samuel
  3. Mary [1814-1826]
  4. Benjamin [b 1821]
  5. Sarah [b 1822]
  6. Joseph

The family lived at Roebucks [1841, 1851, 1861].

Living with them [in 1851] was a lodger Thomas Clayton [aged 25] (a wool comber).

daughter Mary was buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden.

He died 30th November 1861.

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

The will was proved by his son Samuel, his nephew Joshua Murgatroyd, and James Pearson Sutcliffe

Murgatroyd, Benjamin
[18??-18??] Beerhouse keeper at 17 Gibbet Street, Halifax [1898, 1900] – this was (probably) the New Inn, Halifax

Murgatroyd, Benjamin
[1816-18??] Born in Warley.

He was Inland Revenue Officer [1851, 1861].

In 1847, he married Ann Corrigan [1822-18??] in Ireland.


Ann was born in Ireland
 

Children:

  1. Benjamin [b 1852]

The family lived at

  • Dig Street, Ashbourne [1851]
  • Fell Croft, Dalton, Huddersfield [1861]

Murgatroyd, Benjamin
[1839-1???] Son of James Murgatroyd.

Of Southowram.

He was a painter [1860, 1861, 1871]

He married 1860 Elizabeth Brooks [1839-1???].


Elizabeth, of Skircoat, was the daughter of John Brooks, moulder.

She was a carpet setter [1861]

 

The family lived at

  • 13 Railway Terrace, Southowram [1861]
  • 7 Smith's Court, Halifax [1871]

Living with them [in 1871] were widowed mother-in-law Elizabeth Brooks [b 1803] and lodger Elizabeth Hoyle [b 1843] (sewing machinist) 

Murgatroyd, Bentley
[1863-1939] Son of Thomas Murgatroyd.

He was a Brussels carpet weaver [1901] / a carpet weaver [1911].

In [Q1] 1893, he married Lucy Ann Scholefield [1862-1???] in Halifax.


Lucy Ann, of Gibbet Street, Halifax, was the daughter of Robert Scholefield, inn keeper
 

The family lived at

  • Ramsden Court (Lower), Gibbet Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 3 Ramsden Lower Yard, Halifax [1911]

Bentley died [Q1] 1939 (aged 76) 

Murgatroyd, Champion
[1797-1872] Son of Thomas Murgatroyd.

He was a corn miller & farmer of 25 acres employing 20 labourers on farm and in mill [1851] / a corn miller/ cotton spinner employing 63 males and 64 females [1861] / a corn miller [1867, 1871].

He milled at Mayroyd Mill, Hebden Bridge Mill [1834, 1845], and Brearley Corn Mill

He was later a cotton-spinner based at Mayroyd Mill.

He built Melbourne Mill, Hebden Bridge for the production of fustian.

On 10th April 1823, he married Sarah Thomas [1801-1880] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Mary Ann [1825-1828]
  3. Champion
  4. Sarah Helen / Sarah Ellen [b 1861] who married [1864] James Eastwood
  5. Mary Elizabeth [1835-1872] who married Henry Thomas Cunliffe
  6. Thomas [1838] who died aged 9 weeks
  7. Henry Thomas

The family lived at Mayroyd Mill [1851, 1861, 1881].

Murgatroyd, the miller at Brearley Corn Mill, had suffered several thefts of sacks of flour. To solve the problem, he placed marked pieces of paper in the flour. The culprits were caught when flour in their possession was sieved. In 1834, John Mitchell, William Mitchell and Abraham Akroyd were charged with stealing 20 lbs of wheat from Murgatroyd. Henry Riley was charged with receiving the stolen wheat. All the men were transported to the West Indies for 7 years

He died at Todmorden.

Members of the family were buried at Heptonstall Church. Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £40,000.

See English Fustian Manufacturing Company and Victoria Bridge, Hebden Bridge

Murgatroyd, Champion
[1829-1901] Son of Champion Murgatroyd.

Born 10th May 1829.

He was a cotton spinner of Mayroyd Mill, Wadsworth [1867] / a cotton spinner [1871] / a corn dealer and cotton spinner [1872, 1875] / living on own means [1891].

On 5th March 1867, he married Mary Foster [1830-1875] at Heptonstall


Mary, of Heptonstall, was the daughter of William Foster, a gentleman
 

The family lived at

  • Cliff House, Wadsworth [1871, 1872, 1875]
  • Thorn Bank, Wadsworth [1891, 1901]

Mary died at Cliff House [7th January 1875].

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

Administration was granted to her husband Champion.

Champion died in Todmorden [22nd February 1901].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £118,602 1/-.

Probate was granted to his brother Henry Murgatroyd Thomas (gentleman).

Members of the family were buried at Heptonstall Church

Murgatroyd, Charles
[1796-18??] Son of John Murgatroyd.

Baptised at St Mary's Church, Luddenden [6th January 1797].

He was a worsted weaver [1841] / a farmer of 12 acres [1851] / a farm labourer [1861] / a farmer of Ovenden [1864] / a labourer of Ovenden [1869].

He married (1) Mary [1805-18??].

In 1861, Charles was widower and living with Ann Greenwood, his housekeeper.

In 1864, he married (2) Ann Greenwood


Ann / Hannah was a widow and the daughter of John Mellin, whitesmith
 

In 1869, he married (3) Sarah Mitchell [1806-18??]


Sarah was a widow of Warley, and the daughter of Charles Mitchell, labourer
 

The family lived at

  • Mount Tabor, Halifax [1841]
  • Broad Fold, Midgley [1851]
  • 3 Moor End, Ovenden [1861]

Charles died April 1870 (aged 70?) 

Murgatroyd, Charles
[18??-18??] Stuff merchant at Shelf and Hipperholme-cum-Brighouse.

In July 1835, he was committed to York Castle by the commissioner of bankrupts, for not giving a satisfactory account of his affairs.

In October 1838, he was declared insolvent

Murgatroyd, Charles Henry
[1860-1928] Son of Alfred Murgatroyd.

He was a yarn warehouseman [1901].

In [Q2] 1886, he married Ellen Murgatroyd.


Ellen was born in Midgley, the daughter of John Murgatroyd
 

Children:

  1. Clifford Wilfred [b 1888]
  2. Lewis/Louis [b 1891]

The family lived at 2 Baldwins Terrace, Halifax [1901]

Murgatroyd, David
[17??-1???]

Around 6th January 1787, he married Mary Ambler [17??-1???].

Children:

  1. David

Murgatroyd, David
[1785-18??] Son of David Murgatroyd.

Baptised at Luddenden [16th October 1785].

He was a schoolmaster [1841, 1852]

In 1806, he married Rachel Wilson [1779-1864].

Children:

  1. Benjamin [b 1812]

The family lived at

  • Exley [1841]
  • Barsey, Barkisland [1851]

Rachel (possibly) died [Q1] 1864

Murgatroyd, David
[1801-1874] Son of William Murgatroyd

Born in Ovenden [9th December 1801].

He was a farmer of Warley [1841] / a farmer [1851, 1861].

In [Q4] 1840, he (possibly) married Matilda Sutcliffe [1818-1858].


Matilda was a linen draper [1851]
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1846]
  2. Elizabeth [b 1848]
  3. Hannah [b 1852]
  4. Mary [b 1858]

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1861] was Isabella Messenger [aged 58] (housekeeper) 

Murgatroyd, David
[1848-1929] Born in Warley.

He married Elizabeth.

Children:

  1. Harry
  2. Annie [b 1876]
  3. Edith [b 1878]
  4. Walter [b 1886] who was a baker (on own account) [1911]

The children were born in Warley.

The family lived at

  • Upper Stubbin, Warley [1881]
  • 7 Apple House Terrace, Stocks Lane, Warley [1891, 1901]
  • 2 Warley Grove, Highroad Well, Halifax [1911]

2/1929 David Murgatroyd died age 81.. Jeff

Murgatroyd, David Eastwood
[1780-1862] Son of William Murgatroyd.

He was a farmer [1841] / a farmer of 11 acres with 4 men [1851] / a farmer of 20 acres [1851] / a farmer of 35 acres / son John Murgatroyd (40) Farm Servant; son's wife Hannah (47) and their 4 children were at Warley Hill, Warley [1861] / a gentleman [1862].

He married Susan / Sarah / Sally Eastwood [1771-18??].

Children:

  1. John [b 1801]
  2. James
  3. Hannah [b 1812]

The family lived at

  • Warley Hill, Warley [where he was a tenant of land (£50 rent) 1832-1859]
  • Warley Hill, Warley [1861]

David Eastwood died at Hill, Warley [11th May 1862].

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

The will was proved by sons John of Hill (gentleman) & James of Bishop Burton near Beverley, (gentleman)  and Joshua Murgatroyd

Murgatroyd, David Eastwood
[1856-1920] Son of John Murgatroyd.

He was a farmer [1891] / a licensed victualler (own a/c) at 11 Cheapside, Halifax – (probably) the Rose & Crown, Halifax [1901, 1903] / a boarding house keeper at 19 West Parade, Halifax [1911].

In 1883, he married Elizabeth Wainhouse [1859-1???].


Elizabeth was the daughter of Ann [1825-19??] & Henry Wainhouse
 

Children:

  1. Edith A. [b 1895]

The family lived at

  • West Field, Warley [1891]
  • 19 West Parade, Halifax [1911]

David died [Q4] 1920 (aged 64).

He was buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby

Murgatroyd, Edgar Lewis
[1873-1936] Son of Alfred Benjamin Murgatroyd, joiner.

He was a labourer of 12 Horne Street, Halifax [1900] / a slubbing dyer [1901].

In [Q3] 1896, he married (1) Hannah Town [1871-1896] in Halifax.

Hannah died [Q4] 1896.

In [Q1] 1900, he married (2) Martha Hannah Murgatroyd [1875-19??] in Halifax.


Martha Hannah 12 Bristol Street, Salterhebble, was the daughter of Thomas Murgatroyd, joiner
 

The family lived at 23 Mason Green, Illingworth [1901]

Edgar Lewis died December 1936 (aged 63) 

Murgatroyd, Edmund
[1543-1586] Of Shipley.

Son of John Murgatroyd

He married Elizabeth Clyff at Warley


Elizabeth was the daughter of William Clyff
 

Murgatroyd, Edward
[1909-1998] Son of Edwin Murgatroyd.

He was a farmer & wholesale butcher [1955].

In 1937, he married Phyllis Sutcliffe.


Phyllis was the daughter of Fred Sutcliffe
 

Children:

  1. Ann [1939-1964] who married Albert Pollard
  2. Lynn [1944-1970] who married Donald Clemmett

The family lived at North Ive House, Luddenden [1860s]. Phyllis died at a young age of cancer.

Edward was the last of his branch of the Murgatroyd family.

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

Murgatroyd, Edwin
[1876-1948] Son of Samuel Edward Murgatroyd.

He was (possibly) licensee of the Marquis of Granby [18??].

On 1st October 1907, he married Mary Naylor at St Mary's Church, Luddenden.


Mary was the daughter of James Naylor
 

Children:

  1. Edward
  2. John Benjamin
  3. Henry Sutcliffe
  4. (possibly) Hartley

The family lived at

Edwin died 7th September 1958.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £2,047 3/8d.

The will was proved by his widow Mary.

Mary died 18th December 1955.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £5,518 12/8d.

The will was proved by sons Edward & Henry Sutcliffe

Murgatroyd, Eleanor
[1850-1938] Daughter of John Murgatroyd.

She never married.

She and her sister Hannah Eliza lived at Oats Royd, Midgley.

Eleanor laid the stone to mark the extension of Luddenden School [1928]

Murgatroyd, Eli
[1861-1943] Born in Warley.

He was a worsted overlooker [1884].

In 1884, he married Sarah Ann Helliwell [1863-1941] in Halifax.


Sarah Ann was born in Warley
 

Children:

  1. Edith [b 1887]
  2. Herbert
  3. Lena [b 1898]

The family lived at

  • 2 Rails Lane, Midgley [1891]
  • 3 Bethel Terrace, Luddenden [1901, 1911]

Living with them [in 1891] was Sarah's sister Emily Helliwell [b 1868]

Murgatroyd, Enoch
[1842-1907] Illegitimate son of Maria Murgatroyd.

Born 17th June 1842.

Baptised at St Mary's Church, Luddenden [30th January 1848]

He was a warehouseman [1871], a grocer/draper [1881], postmaster/stationer at Luddenden Post Office [1891], and sub-postmaster [1901]

In 1865, he (possibly) married Sarah Tetlow.

Children:

  1. Hannah Maria [b 1866] who married John Crossley
  2. Emily [b 1868]
  3. Clara [b 1872] who was a telegraphist [1891] who married Herbert Shackleton
  4. Edith [b 1878] who was a telegraphist [1901] and married Royal Lister Smith (27) 

The family lived at

  • Luddenden [1871, 1881]
  • 58/59 High Street, Luddenden [1891, 1901]

Enoch died 26th February 1907 (aged 64).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £788 17/-. Probate was granted to son-in-law John Crossley and daughter Edith

Murgatroyd, Ernest
[1879-1956] Son of James Murgatroyd.

He was a doffer / an overlooker at Crimsworth Dene / employed by Edward Binns of Wibsey.

He applied to join the Police Force [22nd November 1900]

In 1911, he was a spinning overlooker, and he, his mother and brother Wilfred were at Holm House, Mount Tabor, with Ann Jane Radley (weaver).

Ernest (possibly) died in 1956 (aged 77) 

Murgatroyd, Ernest
[1893-1915] Son of William Henry Murgatroyd.

Born 7th June 1893.

He was employed by R. T. Riley & Company at Peel House, Mills / a spinner's clerk [1911] / an employee of I. & I. Calvert.

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

He died following a German gas attack at Hill 60 [5th May 1915], one month before his 22nd birthday.

He is remembered at St Mary's Church, Luddenden, on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial [20], on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Luddenden

Murgatroyd, Frances
[1653-1721] Daughter of John Murgatroyd.

She married William Midgley,

She died at Broadfold Hall.

She was buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden

Murgatroyd, Francis
[18??-19??] A tanner.

In the early 1900s, he and his sons lived and worked at Carr Wood House, Shelf.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. unknown

Murgatroyd, Frank
[1865-1???] Son of Thomas Murgatroyd.

He was a mechanic/millwright [1891] / a mechanic [1893] / an engine tool maker [1911].

In 1893, he married Martha Cox [1872-1???].


Martha was born in Donnington, Lincoln, the daughter of William Cox, farmer
 

Children:

  1. Thomas [b 1893]
  2. Lilian [b 1895]
  3. William [b 1897]
  4. George [b 1899]
  5. Mildred [b 1902]
  6. Fred [b 1905]
  7. Agnes [b 1906]
  8. John [b 1908]

The family lived at 12 Apple House Terrace, Luddenden [1911]

Murgatroyd, Frank
[1896-1915] Son of James Murgatroyd.

He was a page boy [1911] / employed at Trafalgar Mills, Halifax / a teacher at St Paul's Sunday School, King Cross / a member of the Church choir.

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

He was wounded in both legs and the buttocks.

He died in No.1 Canada General Hospital, Etaples [20th December 1915] (aged 19).

He was buried at the Etaples Military Cemetery [VI A 12].

He is remembered on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Paul's Church, King Cross

Murgatroyd, Frank Kershaw
[1915-19??] Born in Halifax.

He was a gardener [1940].

In [Q1] 1940, he married Grace Edna Buckley in Halifax.


Grace Edna was the daughter of
Edgar Buckley
 

Children:

  1. Jean [b 1943] who married [1962] Glynn Evans

Murgatroyd, Fred
[1860-1???] He was a carpet weaver [1901].

In [Q1] 1886, he married Clara Horsfall [1863-19??] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Edith [b 1887]

The family lived at 21 Baines Street, Halifax [1901].

Living with them [in 1901] was boarder Sarah Jane Haigh [b  1852]

Murgatroyd, Fred
[1866-1???] Son of George Murgatroyd.

He was a tailor [1881, 1891].

On 17th August 1888, Fred was sentenced at Halifax Borough Court to 1 calendar month in HMP Wakefield for stealing 8 units of clothes.

He was said to have a small mole on his right cheek and his right leg amputated above the knee. He had no previous convictions and was said to be a Methodist. Date of release was 16th September 1888

On 8th August 1893, Fred – said to be a Wesleyan – was sentenced to 2 calendar months in HMP Wakefield for neglect of family.

He married Annie [1871-19??].


A Fred Murgatroyd married Annie Crossley or Annie Edwards in 1886, or Annie Mitchell in 1890
 

Children:

  1. Hilda [b 1891] who was a jewellery maker [1911]
  2. Sarah Elizabeth [b 1892]

The family lived at

  • 9A Swaines Terrace, Skircoat [1891]
  • 17 Bruce Street, Halifax [1911]

Living with them [in 1891] 1901 was niece Annie Horsfall [b  1887].

Living with them in 1911 were nieces Annie Horsfall [b 1893] & Annie Howarth [b 1904] and widowed sister-in-law Emma Howarth [b 1871]

Murgatroyd, George
[1839-1910] Son of John Murgatroyd.

He was a joiner/cabinet maker lodging at 2 Binns Upper Yard, Great Albion Street, Halifax [1861] / a brush maker [1871, 1881, 1891, 1901]

In 1863, he married Sarah Elizabeth Haigh [1843-1897].

Children:

  1. Clara [b 1864] who married David Womersley
  2. Fred
  3. George Henry [b 1869] who was a machine maker/fitter [1891] and (possibly) married [1892] Miss Feather or Miss Wood
  4. Emma [b 1870]
  5. Mary Ann [b 1872]
  6. Sarah Maria [b 1877] who (possibly) married [1907] Mr Taylor or Mr Trengrove

The family lived at

  • 1 Whiteley's Yard, Halifax [1871, 1881]
  • 16 Hawthorn Terrace, King Cross Road [1891, 1901]

Living with them [in 1871] was George's mother Fanny Murgatroyd.

Living with them in 1891 was lodger Ernest T. Baines [b 1868] (joiner).

Living with them in 1901 were daughter-in-law Annie Murgatroyd [b 1867], granddaughters Hilda [b 1882] & Sarah [b  1893], and adopted granddaughter Annie Horsfall [b 1887].

Members of the family were buried at King Cross Methodist New Connexion Chapel [Grave 855]: Sarah Elizabeth [30th October 1897]; Mary Ann [31st December 1904]; George [15th March 1910]

Murgatroyd, Grace
[1618-16??] Daughter of James Murgatroyd.

She married Nicholas Starkie

Murgatroyd, Gwendoline Stella
[1909-1991] Daughter of John Murgatroyd.

In the 1920s, she attended High Cliff Girls' School, Scarborough. Her report [before 1929] recorded

[Stella] has singing and painting lessons, and enjoys them very much

In 1937, she married Edward M. Dickenson in Halifax

Murgatroyd, Harold
[1892-1916] Son of Mary [née Thorpe] & Albert Murgatroyd.

Born in Midgley.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 4th August 1916.

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial [6A & 6B]

Murgatroyd, Harriet
[1818-1903] Daughter of Squire Murgatroyd.

Born 11th March 1818.

Baptised 12th May 1818.

She never married.

She was shown as Landed Property/Interest of Money [1881] and as Living on own means [1891, 1901]

In 1841, Harriet and brother Joshua were living at Warley Wood.

They lived at Upper Longbottom Farm, Sowerby Bridge [1881, 1891, 1901, 1903].

Harriet died 4th June 1903.

She was buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden with her brothers. Probate records show that she left effects valued at £1,845 6/6d

Murgatroyd, Harry
[1874-1967] Son of David Murgatroyd.

On 6th September 1900, he married Rosie Annie Scarborough [1876-1948].


Rosie Annie was the daughter of John Scarborough
 

Murgatroyd, Harry
[1880-19??] Born in Dewsbury.

He was a superintendent of agents (Industrial Life Assurance) [1911].

In [Q2] 1905, he married Emily Yates [1880-19??] from Leeds, in Hunslet.

Children:

  1. Constance Marie [b 1907]

The family lived at 54 Bradford Road, Brighouse [1911].

Living with them in 1911 was widowed mother-in-law Sarah Ellen Yates [aged 73]

Murgatroyd, Hartley
[1774-1848] Son of William Murgatroyd and brother of John Murgatroyd.

He was a card maker [1808].

On 8th September 1808, he married Susannah [1771-1843] at Halifax.


Susannah was daughter of Rev Reuben Ogden MA, curate of Birstall, and widow of the Thomas Holden
 

They lived at 12 Bedford Terrace, Halifax [1841].

He died 7th December 1848.

The couple were buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden

Murgatroyd, Hartley
[1797-1865] Son of Henry Murgatroyd.

Born at Roebucks.

Baptised 1797.

He was appointed Surveyor of the Highways for Midgley [1835]. He was a farmer and maltster [1841], a corn miller and maltster with his brother, John at Luddenden Mills [1845], a wharfinger's clerk [1851], and a bookkeeper [1865].

He never married.

They lived at

He died in Elland [19th October 1865]. Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at under £40, and probate was granted to his sister Judith

Murgatroyd, Hartley
[1866-1933] Son of Joseph Murgatroyd.

He was a letter carrier [1891] / a postman [1891, 1901, 1911].

On 4th April 1891, he married Mary Ann Roberts [1866-19??].


Mary Ann, of Tuel Lane, Sowerby Bridge, was born in Buckingham, the daughter of Henry Roberts
 

Children:

  1. Annie [b 1896] who was a paper mill hand [1911]

The family lived at

  • North Shepherd House, Warley [1891]
  • Bank Bottom, Warley [1901]
  • 21 Apple House Terrace, Luddenden [1911]

Hartley (possibly) died in 1933

Murgatroyd, Hartley
[1877-1933] Son of Samuel Edward Murgatroyd.

He was a farmer at Roebucks Farm, Warley [1901] / a milk salesman [1908].

On 22nd August 1901, he married Clara Thompson [1870-1936].


Clara was the daughter of Frederick Thompson, a grocer of Haugh Shaw Road, Halifax.

She died at 10 Dean House, Luddenden [3rd September 1936]

 

Children:

  1. Harold Crossley [b 1902]
  2. Mabel [b 1903]

See Samuel Edward Murgatroyd

Murgatroyd, Henry
[1???-1839] He was a weaver of Heptonstall [1822].

On 5th September 1822, he married Betty Bentley [1800-18??].


Betty, of Wadsworth, was the daughter of Thomas Bentley of Long Edge, Heptonstall
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1823]
  2. Thomas
  3. William [b 1827] who was a carpet overlooker [1871]
  4. John [b 1830]
  5. Henry [b 1835]
  6. James [b 1836]

Henry died [Q1] 1839.

In 1841, the widowed Betty (worsted weaver) and 5 sons were at Long Edge, Heptonstall.

In 1871, Betty and son William were at 1 Grosvenor Terrace, Halifax.

Betty died [Q1] 1877 (aged 78) 

Murgatroyd, Henry
[16??-1666] Of Elam Grange, Keighley.

Son of John Murgatroyd.

He died of the plague

Murgatroyd, Henry
[1607-1702] Of Oats Royd, Midgley.

Son of James Murgatroyd.

He and his brothers inherited their father's estates in the district.

In 1633, Henry and his wife Jane rebuilt the manorial Luddenden Corn Mill.

On 23rd October 1632, he married Jane Lacy.

Children:

  1. James
  2. Nathaniel [b 1636]
  3. John
  4. Mary [1705-1784] who married William Cockcroft
  5. Thomas

He was imprisoned for 3 years at York Castle after the failure of the business of William Spencer, the employer of his nephew William.

Jane died in 1699.

The couple were buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden

Heywood comments


Mr Henry Murgatroyd of Luddenden bur there March 1702 very aged but bad man. Age 94 or 95
 

See James Bradley

Murgatroyd, Henry
[1770-18??] Son of William Murgatroyd.

Baptised at Luddenden [1770]

He inherited Warley Corn Mill from his uncle, Thomas Murgatroyd.

He was a corn factor [1797] / a corn dealer [1843]

On 3rd May 1796, he (possibly) married Hannah Thomas [1777-1???]


Hannah was the daughter of Mary Thomas
 

Children:

  1. Hartley
  2. John
  3. Mary [b 1802]
  4. Hannah [1803-1832]
  5. Henry
  6. Judith [b 1801] who married John Garnet

Murgatroyd, Henry
[1806-1853] Son of Henry Murgatroyd.

He was (possibly) a gentleman of Midgley [1830] / a maltster [1841, 1851].

On 26th August 1830, he (possibly) married Eliza Sutcliffe.


Eliza was from Midgley
 

The family lived at

  • Bank Bottom, Elland [1841]
  • Westgate, Elland [1851]

Henry was a widower [1851].

He was buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden [7th June 1853]

Murgatroyd, Henry
[1841-1910] Son of Champion Murgatroyd.

He was a corn dealer and cotton spinner at Mayroyd Mill [1872].

He was buried at Heptonstall Church with other members of the family.

Murgatroyd, Henry Sutcliffe
[1918-19??] Son of Edwin Murgatroyd.

He was a farmer & wholesale butcher [1955].

He married Mary.

They had no children.

They lived at South Ive House, Luddenden

Murgatroyd, Herbert
[18??-193?] Halifax-born photographer.

He produced many 3-dimensional photographs of local scenes

Murgatroyd, Herbert
[1891-1917] Son of Eli Murgatroyd.

Born in Luddenden.

He was a stone merchant's clerk [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd/6th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He was killed in action [11th April 1917].

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial [4], on Luddenden & Midgley War Memorial, and on Ebenezer United Methodist Memorial, Luddenden Dean

Murgatroyd, Herbert Mortimer
[1887-1914] Son of John Blackburn Murgatroyd.

He was a gentleman of Holly Bank, Hipperholme [1907] / a commission agent [1911].

On 25th April 1907, he married Mary Middleton at St Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe.


Mary was the only daughter of Charles H. Middleton of Grove Terrace, Hove Edge
 

Children:

  1. Phyllis [b 1908]
  2. Gladys [b 1910]

The family lived at

  • 5 Milton Place, Halifax [1911]
  • Rockdale, Sydney, New South Wales [1914]

Herbert died in New South Wales, Australia [5th April 1914] Probate records show that he left effects valued at £773 18/3d.

Probate was granted to his widow Mary

Murgatroyd, Isabel
[1572-1???] Daughter of James Murgatroyd.

Around 1592, she married (1) John Bairstow [1570-159?].

On 19th December 1596, she married (2) Thomas Butterfield

Murgatroyd, Jack
[1919-1944] Of Woodside Grove, Halifax.

Son of Louisa & Charles Murgatroyd of Halifax.

He was educated at Sunnyside School / employed by Hebble Motors / a football player for his school & Hebble Motors.

During World War II, he enlisted [1939], and served as a Corporal with the 1st Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He served in Dunkirk and in North Africa.

He was killed in Italy [11th February 1944] (aged 25).

He was buried at the Anzio War Cemetery [IV X 12].

He is remembered on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Murgatroyd, James (Jimmy)
[1838-1905] Son of James Murgatroyd.

He was a carter [1861] / a farmer [1871, 1891] / a farmer (employer) [1901].

In 1859, he married Mary Wood [1836-1???].


Mary was the daughter of John Wood, miner
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1859]
  2. Ellen [1861-1904] who never married and died at Standedge Farm, Shelf [6th January 1904] leaving effects of £72 2/10d
  3. Samuel [b 1863]
  4. John [b 1865]

The family lived at

Jimmy died at Standedge Farm, Shelf [6th April 1905].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £2,650 2/4d.

Probate was granted to his brother [?] Sam Murgatroyd (stone & coal merchant's manager)  and James Chatburn (corn merchant) 

Murgatroyd, James
[1???-1???] Of Oats Royd, Midgley.

Son of Henry Murgatroyd.

On 10th June 1662, he married (1) Mary Oldfield, his second cousin.

Children:

  1. Samuel who died young
  2. Mary
  3. Judith

He married (2) Annie

Murgatroyd, James
[1541-16??] Son of John Murgatroyd.

On 4th June 1565, he married Isabella Berstowe, in Halifax.


Isabella was the daughter of Johannis Berstowe of Warley
 

Children:

  1. Henry or Henric [b 1566]
  2. Grace [1567-1639] who married Samuel Kinge
  3. Isabel
  4. James
  5. Mary or Maria [b 1577] who married [1603] Thomas Naylor from Hebden Bridge
  6. Thomas [b 1603] who married Elizabeth Berstowe

He was buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden on 25th October 1653 [?]

Murgatroyd, James
[1575-1653] Son of James Murgatroyd.

He was a local Catholic businessman who built several houses in the district before moving to East Riddlesden Hall, Keighley

Murgatroyd, James
[1603-1671] Son of John Murgatroyd. Of The Hollins, Warley and East Riddlesden Hall, Bingley.

He married (possibly) Dorothy, daughter of Edward Hanson, or (more likely) Elizabeth Saville of Bennes-in-Marley, Bingley.

Children:

  1. Susannah [1661-1698] who married James Oates

He was disinherited by his father John because James's marriage to Elizabeth angered John who had fallen out with the Saville family. Consequently, James only inherited Murgatroyd [The Hollins]. His brothers inherited their father's estates in the district.

When his brother, John, died of the plague in 1666, James acquired East Riddlesden Hall. He suffered financial losses is paying off debts which his brother William had borrowed from Nathaniel Spencer of Leeds.

When he died, 5 years later, he was the last of this branch of the Murgatroyd family.

He died at East Riddlesden Hall. He was buried at Halifax Parish Church

Murgatroyd, James
[1609-1651] Of Hartley Royd.

Son of James Murgatroyd.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Susan who died young and unmarried

See James Bradley

Murgatroyd, James
[1689-1711] Of Oats Royd, Midgley.

Son of John Murgatroyd

Murgatroyd, James
[17??-18??]

In 1818, he (possibly) married Sarah Calvert.

Children:

  1. Hannah [b 1819]
  2. John [b 1820]
  3. James [b 1821]
  4. William [b 1822]
  5. Mary [b 1824]
  6. (possibly) John [b 1827]

Murgatroyd, James
[17??-18??] Cotton manufacturer at Halifax.

In December 1825, he was declared bankrupt

Murgatroyd, James
[1758-1835] Of Cliff Hill, Warley

Murgatroyd, James
[1764-1851] Son of William Murgatroyd.

He was a worsted manufacturer of Greave House, Midgley.

Around 1791, he married Mary Hollings [1772-1838].


Mary came from Keighley
 

Children:

  1. John [1791] who died in infancy
  2. William [bap 1793] who became a grocer at Horton, Bradford
  3. James [1794] who died in infancy
  4. James
  5. John [20th April 1796-6th May 1836]
  6. Mary [bap 2nd November 1798] who married James Blackburn
  7. Ann [31st May 1801-10/8/1866] who married Samuel Sugden
  8. Elizabeth
  9. Martha [b 27th December 1803] who married Joseph Perry
  10. Harriet [bap 1810]
  11. Rebecca [1810-18th November 1829]
  12. Richard

He died at Dean House Farm, Shelf.

Mary died 17th November 1838 (aged 66).

James died 20th February 1850 (aged 85) 

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

Murgatroyd, James
[1794-1842] Of Dean House Farm, Luddenden.

Son of James Murgatroyd.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. James

Murgatroyd, James
[1796-18??] Son of Martha & James Murgatroyd, woolcomber.

Baptised at Luddenden [1797].

He was a spinner of Warley [1817] / a woollen weaver [1851, 1861] / a carpet factory labourer [1871] / a woollen weaver [1881].

In 1817, he (possibly) married Ann Oates [1791-1855].

Children:

  1. William [b 1818]
  2. James [b 1820]
  3. Sarah Ann [b 1823]
  4. Thomas
  5. Mary [b 1827]
  6. Elizabeth [b 1830]
  7. John [b 1821]

Ann died in 1855.

He married 14th November 1855 Betty [1798-18??].


Betty, of Sowerby, was the daughter of James Holt, weaver, and widow of Mr Crowther
 

The family lived at

  • Brick Houses, Luddenden [1841]
  • Skircoat Green, Halifax [1851]
  • Skircoat Green Village, Halifax [1861]
  • West Field, Southowram [1871]
  • 52 Murgatroyds Buildings, Skircoat, Halifax [1881]

Living with them [in 1861] was lodger Martha Binnie [b 1841].

Living with them [in 1881] was granddaughter Mary J. Shaw [b  1873]

Betty (possibly) died in 1874 (aged 74).

James died in 1887 (aged 90) 

Murgatroyd, James
[18??-18??] Son of James Murgatroyd. He lived at Brackenbeds, Shelf

See James Murgatroyd

Murgatroyd, James
[1806-1???]


Question: Can anyone resolve my confusion of this man with James Murgatroyd [1794-1842] and his son James Murgatroyd ?

 

He was a farmer & stone merchant [1841] / a farmer of 13 acres & stone merchant [1851] / a farmer of 25 acres & stone merchant [1861].

He married Sarah [1807-1???].

Children:

  1. Samuel [b 1826]
  2. Elizabeth [b 1829]
  3. Francis [b 1830]
  4. Harriet [b 1831]
  5. Ann [b 1833]
  6. Hannah [b 1834]
  7. Jimmy
  8. Sarah [b 1840]

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1861] was Nancy Murgatroyd [b 1852]

Murgatroyd, James
[1811-1848] He was a card maker [1841].

He married Elizabeth [1811-18??].

Children:

  1. John [b 1831]
  2. Jonathan
  3. Simeon
  4. Jane [b 1837]
  5. Benjamin
  6. Sarah [b 1841]
  7. Ambler [b 1845] who died 24th October 1850

The family lived at Hebble Mills, Ovenden [1841].

A James Murgatroyd of Southowram was buried [8th February 1848] (age 34) 

The Leeds Sessions [17th October 1849] heard


the appeal of the Churchwardens and Overseers of the parish Township of Halifax in the said Riding against adjudication and order under the hands and seals of John Rhodes Ralph and John Waterhouse, Esquires, two of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace in and for the said Riding bearing date the Ninth day of June last made for the removal of Elizabeth Murgatroyd and her five legitimate and unemancipated children, namely, Jane, Benjamin, Sarah, Mary and Ambler from the Township of Southowram in the said Riding to the said Township or place of Halifax.

It is ordered that the said order of removal is confirmed

 

Murgatroyd, James
[1821-1???] Son of Mary Ann [1795-1871] & John Murgatroyd, farmer.

He was a foreman woolstapler [1851] / a woolstapler [1846] / a woolstapler employing 3 men [1861].

In 1846, he married Eleanor Simpson [1824-1856].


Eleanor was the daughter of Thomas Simpson, brass founder
 

Children:

  1. Mary Ann [b 1847]
  2. James
  3. Alfred [b 1853] who was a publisher's clerk [1871]
  4. Emily [b 1856]

The family lived at

  • 1 Hanover Street, Halifax [1851]
  • 10 Upper Bond Street, Halifax [1861]
  • Bedford Terrace, Halifax [1871]

Mary Ann (possibly) died in childbirth [Q3 1856].

Living with the widowed James [in 1861] were his widowed mother Mary A. Murgatroyd (housekeeper), sister Mary E. Murgatroyd [b 1837], and nephew Joseph Radcliffe [b 1857]

Living with him [in 1871] were sister Hannah Murgatroyd [b 1807] and aunt Fanny Richardson [b 1798]

Murgatroyd, James
[1821-1889] Son of John Murgatroyd, butcher.

He was a woolsorter [1846, 1851] / a grocer [1861, 1871, 1881].

In 1846, he married Caroline Brear [1821-1???].


Caroline, of Ovenden, was the daughter of Isaac Brear, butcher
 

Children:

  1. Mary a [b 1848]
  2. Hannah [b 1851]
  3. Jane [b 1852]
  4. Ellen [b 1856]
  5. William [b 1858]
  6. Edwin [b 1861]

The family lived at

  • Keighley Place, Ovenden [1851]
  • Friendly, Ovenden [1861]
  • Higginbottoms Fold, Ovenden [1871]
  • 25 Grace Hill House (possibly Ovenden) [1881]

James died at Friendly [15th April 1889].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £1,644 0/-.

The will was proved by Sutcliffe Brear of White Birks Farm, Northowram (farmer)  and Sam Wilkinson of Chain Bar, (tailor) 

Murgatroyd, James
[1838-1???] Born in Heptonstall.

He was a labourer for woolcomber [1871] / a shaft oiler [1881] / a foreman mill oiler [1901].

He married Mary Ann [1837-1???].


His wife was either Mary Ann Rusby [married in 1856] or Mary Ann Howarth [married in 1859]
 

Children:

  1. Henry [b 1859]
  2. Jane [b 1862]
  3. William [b 1864]
  4. Herbert [b 1866]
  5. Arthur [b 1869]

The children were born in Ripponden.

The family lived at

  • Back Green Lane, Halifax [1871]
  • 6 Richardson Street, Halifax [1881]
  • 7 Sefton Terrace, Halifax [1901]

Murgatroyd, James
[1850-1???] (Possibly) son of James Murgatroyd.

Born in Halifax [about 1850].

He was in the Navy and was awarded 3 Certificates of Competency by Lords Commission of Privy Council, Board of Trade:

  • 6th January 1872 (aged about 22) he qualified as Only Mate
  • 4th February 1875 (aged about 25) he qualified as First Mate
  • 19th September 1878 (aged about 28) he qualified as Master

Murgatroyd, James
[1853-18??] He was a joiner [1881].

In 1877, he married Hannah Greenwood.


Hannah was the daughter of
Nimrod Greenwood.

The widowed Hannah was a housekeeper [1891]

 

Children:

  1. Wilfred [b 1878]
  2. Ernest
  3. Ethel [b 1880]
  4. James A. [b 1885]

The family lived at

  • Lower Crimsworth, Wadsworth [1881]
  • 10 Saltonstall, Warley [with Hannah's father 1891]
  • 11 Lower Saltonstall [1901]
  • 4 Holm House, Mount Tabor [1911]

Murgatroyd, James
[1865-1???] Son of William Murgatroyd, woolsorter.

Born in Warley.

He was a joiner of Luddenden [1889] / a tradesmen's agent [1891] / a carpenter & joiner [1901] / a joiner [1911].

In 1889, he married (1) Flora Fox [1863-1897] at St Mary's Church, Luddenden.


Flora was born in Southowram, the daughter of Charles James Fox, groom
 

Children:

  1. Horace [b 1890] who was a clerk worsted spinner's office [1911]
  2. Elsie [b 1892] who was a rover in worsted spinning mill [1911]
  3. Percy [1894-1897]
  4. Frank

Flora died in Halifax [1897] (aged 35).

In 1899, he married (2) Ada Annie Marshall [1863-19??] at Pocklington, East Yorkshire.


Ada Annie was born in Low Catton, York
 

Children:

  1. James [b 1902]
  2. John Bernard [b 1904]
  3. George [b 1906]

The family lived at

  • 15 Surrey Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 21 Wilson Road, King Cross [1901, 1911]

Murgatroyd, James Benjamin
[1854-1899] Son of Samuel Murgatroyd.

He was a yarn agent [1877, 1881] / a worsted yarn agent [1891].

In 1877, he married Sarah Jane Hoyle [1852-1???].

They lived at

  • Roebucks [1877, 1881]
  • 26 Warley Street, Halifax [1891]

Murgatroyd, James Benjamin
[1880-19??] Known as Benjamin.

Son of Samuel Edward Murgatroyd.

Born in Halifax.

He was a banker's clerk [1901], a bank manager of Ackworth Road, Pontefract [1906], and a bank manager [1908, 1911]

On 6th February 1906, he married Hilda Beatrice Hoyle.


Hilda Beatrice was the daughter of James Hoyle
 

Children:

  1. Beatrice [b 1910]

The family lived at

  • Westfield, Wyke [1911]
  • Ive Dene, 453, Burnley Road, Halifax [1929]

Benjamin died 5th May 1929.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £939 5/10d.

The will was proved by his widow Hilda Beatrice

Murgatroyd, James Hollings
[1881-1921] Son of John Blackburn Murgatroyd.

He was a manager (carpet manufacturer) [1911].

In 1904, he married Annie Howe [1881-19??].


Annie was the daughter of Joseph Howe
 

The family lived at 7 The Crescent, Hipperholme [1911].

James died 9th April 1921 (aged 39).

He was buried at Coley Church [12th April 1921]. Probate records show that he left effects valued at £7,333 9/1d.

Probate was granted to Richard Murgatroyd (manager) 

Murgatroyd, Jane
[1881-1930] Daughter of John Murgatroyd.

She never married.

She lived at Adgill Grove Farm, Southowram [1930].

She died at Storthes Hall [23rd December 1930].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £439 8/2d.

Administration was granted to her father

Murgatroyd, John
[1390-14??] Son of John de Moregatrode. Recorded in 1432. He was Constable of Warley, appointed by Richard II.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. (possibly) William
  2. Richard
  3. Thomas
  4. John

Murgatroyd, John
[1425-1466] Son of John Murgatroyd.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. William

On his death, his properties at Boothsteads and Murgatroyd passed to his son, William, under guardianship [1466]

Murgatroyd, John
[1510-1565] Of Murgatroyd [1523] and Boothsteads [1556].

Son of William Murgatroyd.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Marie [b 1539] who married Gilbert Lacy
  2. James
  3. Edmund
  4. Margaret [b 1544] who married [1558] Brian Criar

Murgatroyd, John
[1607-1666] Of Murgatroyd and East Riddlesden Hall.

Son of James Murgatroyd.

He and his brothers inherited their father's estates in the district. John inherited Boothsteads, Warley, Murgatroyd, Warley, Haigh House, Warley, and succeeded to East Riddlesden Hall

Heywood described him as


a profane, debauched man
 

John inherited his father's debts resulting in penalties after the Civil War.

He married (1) Mary Midgley.


Mary was the daughter of John Midgley of Headley Bradforddale
 

Children:

  1. James
  2. John
  3. Henry
  4. Thomas [d 1666] who died young of the plague
  5. Susan [1651-1683] who married John Hargreaves
  6. William
  7. Frances

He married (2) Susan Naylor.


Susan was the daughter of Thomas Naylor of Wadsworth
 

They had no children.

He was buried at Bingley.

See James Bradley

Murgatroyd, John
[1642-17??] Of Greenhill.

Son of Thomas Murgatroyd.

Built Old Greenhill Hall [1692]

Murgatroyd, John
[1644-1666] of East Riddlesden Hall.

Son of John Murgatroyd.

He died of the plague

Murgatroyd, John
[1651-1728] Of Newlands, Warley and Oats Royd, Midgley.

Son of Henry Murgatroyd.

In 1679, he married (1) his niece, Judith Murgatroyd.

Children:

  1. Michael [b 1680]
  2. Sarah [b 1683]
  3. William [b 1685]
  4. James

He married (2) Annie.

Children:

  1. Henry [b 1693]
  2. Mary [b 1694]
  3. Judith [b 1695]
  4. John
  5. Richard [b 1697]
  6. Thomas

James Oates attempted to claim all the Murgatroyd properties, but the Probate Court judged that John was the legal heir to all the properties.

He was buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden

Murgatroyd, John
[1697-1739] Wool merchant of Willow Edge, Skircoat.

Son of John Murgatroyd.

He married Mary Pollard [d 1738].

Children:

  1. Thomas
  2. Richard
  3. William / William
  4. John
  5. Judith

He died 5th December 1739

Murgatroyd, John
[17??-1???] A cloth merchant – sharing rooms with James Fowles – at Halifax Piece Hall [1787].

He lived at Green Edge, Warley [1787]

Murgatroyd, Rev John
[17??-17??] Of Hartley Royd.

On 16th December 1767, he married Ann Mellor at Saddleworth.

He lived at Weathercock Fold, Halifax

Murgatroyd, John
[1760-1819] Son of William Murgatroyd.

He married (1) Lydia Sutcliffe.

He married (2) Frances Chapman.

Children:

  1. Frances [b 1780]

He died 26th April 1819

Murgatroyd, John
[1768-1847] Of Hartley Royd.

He was a manufacturer of Warley [1791] / a farmer [1814, 1841].

On 23rd June 1791, he married (1) Ann Murgatroyd [1775-1813].


Ann was the daughter of William Murgatroyd of Hartley Royd
 

Children:

  1. Charles
  2. Maria / Moriah
  3. Ann [bapt 1800]
  4. Mary [bapt 1801]
  5. Judith [bapt 1802]
  6. Hannah [bapt 1804]
  7. John [1805-1806] who was buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden [15th April 1806]
  8. Jane [bapt 1808]
  9. Robert

Ann was buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden [15th April 1813]


She (probably) died following the birth of son Robert
 

On 19th July 1814, he married (2) Sarah [1763-1849] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah, of Warley, was the widow of Mr Howarth
 

John died 25th November 1847, and was buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden [1/12/1847]. Probate records show that he left effects valued at £100.

He left this to his son Robert.

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

Murgatroyd, John
[1770-1857] He was a stuff manufacturer [1841] / a farmer of 10 acres [1851]

On 15th August 1808, he married Deborah Jowett [1776-1854] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Thomas
  3. William

The family lived at Green Edge, Warley [1841, 1851].

Living with them [in 1851] was lodger James Astin [b 1818] (woolcomber).

Deborah died 15th November 1854 (aged 78).

John died in 1857.

They were buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden

Murgatroyd, John
[1782-18??] Son of William Murgatroyd and brother of Hartley Murgatroyd

Murgatroyd, John
[1787-1857] He lived at Hoyle Green, Warley – where he died

Murgatroyd, John
[1799-1873] Son of Henry Murgatroyd.

Born at Roebucks.

He was a corn miller and maltster with his brother, Hartley at Luddenden Mills [1845] and a porter [1861].

He never married.

They lived at

Murgatroyd, John
[18??-19??] JP.

Of Midgley.

He owned Bell House, Erringden [1914]

Murgatroyd, John
[1802-18??] Son of David Murgatroyd, farmer.

He was a farmer at Warley / a farmer at Warley Hill [1842].

In 1842, he married Hannah Scholefield [1814-1???].


Hannah, a maltster of Field House, Warley, was born in Warley, the daughter of Susannah (Sue) Hardy & James Scholefield, maltster
 

Children:

  1. Sarah [b 1842]
  2. Elizabeth [b 1843]
  3. James [b 1846]
  4. Mary Hannah [b 1848]
  5. Emma [b 1851]
  6. Sophia [b 1853] who married [1878] John Senior Ellerker [1855-1???], a joiner of Bishop Burton
  7. David Eastwood

He and his wife were farmers of Warley.

The family lived at West Field, Warley [1871, 1881].

Hannah was a widow by 1881, and was a farmer of 40 acres with 1 labourer

Murgatroyd, John
[1810-1880] Son of John Murgatroyd.

Born at Green Edge, Luddenden [9th September 1810].

He was in business at Paris Gates, Luddenden Dean with a few handloom weavers [1830s] / a stuff manufacturer [1841] / a spinner and worsted manufacturer [1851] / a worsted spinner manufacturer & farmer 23 acres employing 638 hands [1861] / a worsted spinner & manufacturer employing 867 hands [1871] / a worsted spinner & manufacturer [1880]

On 18th August 1835, he married (1) Betty Forster [1809-1838] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. William [1836-1885]
  2. Sarah Ann [1838-1861] who married William Ambler

Betty died in 1838.

On 21st October 1846, he married (2) Hannah Titterington.


Hannah was the daughter of Eli Titterington
 

Children:

  1. John
  2. Eleanor
  3. Hannah Elizabeth [1852-1930] who never married, died [29th November 1930] and left effects valued at £33431 9/6d
The two girls never married and lived at Oats Royd throughout their life.

The family lived at

  • Victory, Warley [1841]
  • Oats Royd [1880, 1881]

In 1842, he bought the Oats Royd estate, and the family lived there [1851, 1861, 1871, 1880].

He built his first mill and warehouse here [1847].

Living with them [in 1851] were John's brothers Thomas and William

Living with them in 1861 were John's brother William, and visitors Ellen and Mary Hall.

John died at Oats Royd [13th February 1880].

He was buried at Halifax Parish Church [18th September 1880].

He is remembered at St Mary's Church, Luddenden.

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at under £200,000.

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

Murgatroyd, John
[1815-1???] He was a woolcomber [1841, 1851].

In [Q3] 1839, he married Fanny Webster.

Children:

  1. George
  2. Ann [b 1843]

The family lived at

  • Middle Street, Halifax [1841]
  • Whiteley's Yard, Halifax [1851]

Murgatroyd, John
[1818-1???] Son of Thomas Murgatroyd, woolcomber.

He was a woolcomber of Warley [1843] / a woolcomber [1861].

In 1843, he married Susy Naylor [1820-1???].


Susy, of Warley, was the daughter of John Naylor.

She was a washerwoman [1871]

 

Children:

  1. Robert [b 1843]
  2. Samuel [b 1847]
  3. Mary [b 1849]
  4. Elizabeth [b 1851]
  5. Thomas

The family lived at

  • Buttress, Warley [1851, 1861]
  • Trough, Warley [1871]

Murgatroyd, John
[1819-1891] He was a comber of Warley [1851] / a farmer [1871] / a farmer of 20 acres [1881] / a farmer [1891].

In [Q2] 1851, he married Grace Brotherton [1818-1891].


Grace was the daughter of
John Brotherton
 

Children:

  1. Sarah [1855-1893]
  2. John

The family lived at

  • Kiln House, Warley [1871]
  • Withens, Warley [1881, 1891]

Grace died 6th May 1891 (aged 73).

John died 18th June 1891 (aged 71).

Members of the family were buried at Luddenden Dean Wesleyan Chapel with grandsons John Murgatroyd [1896-22nd July 1898] & John Murgatroyd [died 27th April 1903] (aged 4 months)  [Grave 84; the owner of this burial plot was John Murgatroyd of Withens Head, Cold Edge (10/-)]

Murgatroyd, John
[1823-1886] Son of Champion Murgatroyd.

He was a miller at Heptonstall / a corn miller [1871] / a corn dealer and cotton spinner [1872].

He lived at Mayroyd Mill [1872].

He was buried at Heptonstall Church. Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £21,867 1/9d

Murgatroyd, John
[1828-1892] Born in Warley.

He was a worsted factory overlooker [1871] / a carpet weaver [1892].

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


Hannah was born in Barkisland
 

Children:

  1. Eliza [b 1850]
  2. John William [b 1856]

The family lived at

  • West Field, Southowram [1871]
  • Cobden Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 37 Cobden Street, Halifax [1892]

John died 21st August 1892.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £647 16/7d.

Probate was granted to his widow Hannah and Calvin White (warehouseman) 

Murgatroyd, John
[1829-19??] Born in Heptonstall.

He was a carpet overlooker [1881] / a retired overlooker [1901].

He married Hannah [1828-1???].


Hannah was born in Allerton.

She was dead by 1901

 

Children:

  1. Fred [b 1861] who was a brick maker [1881]

The family lived at

  • 69 Stannary Lane, Halifax [1881]
  • 77 Lower Skircoat Green, Halifax [1901]

On the night of 31st March 1901, John Murgatroyd (age 72) was a patient in the Royal Halifax Infirmary

Murgatroyd, John
[1830-1???] (Possibly) son of Elizabeth & James Murgatroyd

Born 26th December 1830.

He was an overlooker in worsted mill [1851] / an overlooker [1861, 1871] / a machine dealer e & m [1881] / a machinery merchant [1890] / a worsted spinner [1891].

In [Q1] 1851, he married Grace Woodhead [1831-1903].


Grace was the daughter of
William Woodhead
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [b 1851]
  2. Hannah [bapt 1852]
  3. Mary [b 1854]
  4. Emma [b 1857] who married George William Smith
  5. Ellen [b 1859] who married Charles Henry Murgatroyd
  6. Lydia [bapt 1861] who married Joseph Wilson Laycock
  7. Matthew [bapt 1863-1892] who was a warehouseman [1881], a machine dealer [1891]
  8. Martha Bentley [bapt 1866] who married Ernest Haigh Bentley
  9. Thomas
  10. Wilfred [bapt 1871-1906]

The family lived at

  • Luddenden Village [with Grace's parents 1861]
  • Providence Place, Midgley [1861, 1871]
  • 10 Villiers Street, Halifax [1881]
  • 13 Lewis Street,Halifax [1891]

In 1901, Grace and daughter Mary were living with Martha and Ernest Haigh Bentley

Murgatroyd, John
[1833-1???] Born in Halifax.

He was a labourer / a Common Seaman aboard the Hannibal [7th April 1861] / a boatman with the Royal Navy Coast Guard [enlisted 1st May 1865] / a pensioner.

In 1861, he was described as


Height 5ft 5ins. Brown hair. Grey eyes. Fair complexion. No wounds or scars
 

With the Royal Navy Coast Guard, he served aboard

  • HMS Vanguard [from 1st January 1873]
  • HMS Iron Duke [from 9th August 1877]
  • HMS Omeath [from 9th October 1879]
  • HMS Killowen [from 29th November 1897]

On 5th January 1887, he was charged with keeping an unregistered boarding house. He was sentenced to 1 calendar month in prison or pay a fine of £2 11/9d

Murgatroyd, John
[1833-18??] Son of John Murgatroyd, farmer.

He was an engine tenter at the dye works of Thomas Crossley & Sons at Bailey Hall Road, Halifax,

He was in charge of the boilers, one of which exploded on 10th August 1863 killing Peter Kaye.

At the Assizes in March 1864, the Jury expressed the opinion that the boiler in question was – on account of its worn condition – not fit for use, and found Murgatroyd Not Guilty.

In [Q4] 1852, he married Elizabeth Blackburn [1829-1???].


Elizabeth, of Ovenden, was the daughter of Joseph Blackburn, wiredrawer
 

Children:

  1. John W [b 1849]
  2. Emma J [b 1852] who married [Bradford 1876] Ben Wade [1854-1???], carter of Grey Stone, Ovenden, Halifax, son of Whalley Wade, farmer
  3. Thomas [b 1858]
  4. Sarah [b 1861]
  5. Elizabeth Ann [b 1868]

The family lived at

  • 5 Woodhead's Row, Bailey Hall Bank, Halifax [1861]
  • 9 Woodhead's Row, Bailey Hall Bank, Halifax [1871]
  • Mulberry Street, Bradford [1881]

Murgatroyd, John
[1836-1???] Son of William Murgatroyd.

Born in Luddenden.

He was a boarder at Fleece Street, Castleton, Rochdale [1861] / a joiner [1861, 1863] / a carpenter/joiner [1871] / a master joiner employing 2 men [1881] / a joiner [1891, 1901]

In 1863, he married Betty Widdop [1840-1???].


Betty was the daughter of William Widdop, farmer.
 

Children:

  1. Emily [b 1867] who married Arthur Barker
  2. John William [b 1873]
  3. Annie [b 1875]
  4. Hetty [b 1877]

The family lived at

  • Yellow Bank [?], Warley [1871]
  • Rose Cottage, Midgley [1881]
  • 8 Fenton Place, Halifax [1891]
  • 10 Belfast Street, Halifax [1901]

Murgatroyd, John
[1838-1897] Born in West Clayton.

He was landlord of the Church Tavern, Halifax [1871, 1874] / the Moon Inn, Halifax [1881].

In 1858, he married Naomi Hepworth [1836-1879] in Wortley


Naomi was born in West Clayton
 

Children:

  1. Emily [1859-1873]
  2. Mary Ellen [b 1861]
  3. Martha [b 1863]
  4. Sarah Ann [1865-1879]
  5. Harriet Jane [b 1868]
  6. Rebecca [b 1870]
  7. Elizabeth [b 1873]
  8. Mary [b 1876]
  9. Emma [b 1879]

Naomi died in Halifax [4th August 1879].

John died in Halifax [22nd September 1897].

Members of the family were buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax

Murgatroyd, John
[1839-1???] Son of Abraham Murgatroyd, warper

He was a spinner of Warley [1860] / a woollen spinner of Warley [1876].

In 1860, he married Sarah Wilkinson [1837-1???].


Sarah, of Warley, was the daughter of John Wilkinson, comber
 

Sarah died in 1870 (aged 33).

In 1876, he married Isabella Aitcheson [1839-1???].


Isabella was the daughter of Robert Aitcheson, carter
 

Isabella died in 1896 (aged 57).

The family lived at

  • West Field, Warley [1861]
  • 104 Burnley Road, Luddendenfoot [1891]

Living with Isabella [in 1891] was her widowed sister Ellen Fletcher [b 1823]. John is not mentioned

Murgatroyd, John
[1846-1931] Son of Richard Murgatroyd.

Born in Midgley.

He was

  • a farmer of 25 acres at Norland [1871]
  • a farmer of Rastrick [1873]
  • a farmer of 30 acres with 1 man at Rastrick [1881]
  • a farmer [1891, 1901, 1911, 1911]

On 1st January 1873, he married Phoebe Ann Fleming [1844-1919].


Phoebe Ann, of Norland, was the daughter of Isaac Fleming
 

Children:

  1. James Sydney [1873] who was a farmer [1901], working on farm [1911], a farmer [1931]
  2. Albert Hollings
  3. Archibald Fleming
  4. Mary [1879]
  5. Jane
  6. Alice Maude Mary [1882]
  7. John Leonard

The family lived at

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram: Phoebe Ann [10th March 1919].

John died at Adgill Grove farm [4th October 1931] (aged 86).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £3,024 10/3d.

Probate was granted to his sons: James Sydney, Albert Hollings, and John Leonard

Murgatroyd, John
[1847-1921] Son of John Murgatroyd.

Born in Midgley.

He was a scholar at Longfield Academy [1861] / a manufacturer [1873] / a worsted manufacturer employing 700 hands [1881] / a worsted spinner & manufacturer [1891, 1901].

On 17th June 1873, he married Annie Hodgson [1847-1939].


Annie was the daughter of manufacturer John Hodgson of Sunderland House, Mytholmroyd
 

Children:

  1. John
  2. Herbert [1876-1960] who was a worsted spinner & manufacturer [1911]
  3. Alice Mary [1877-1879]
  4. Annie [1878-1889]
  5. twins Arnold [1881-1889]
  6. and Eleanor [1881-1960] who married John Watkinson Ramsden
  7. Alice Mary [1877-1879]
  8. Arnold [1881-1889]
  9. Anne [1879-1889]

The family lived at Broadfold House, Luddenden [1881, 1911, 1921].

On 20th April 1910, Annie laid a stone to mark the extension to the chancel of St Mary the Virgin, Luddenden.

John died at Hyde Terrace Nursing Home, Leeds [20th June 1921].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £422,628 8/4d.

Probate was granted to sons John & Herbert Murgatroyd

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

Murgatroyd, John
[1856-1936] Son of William Murgatroyd, warehouseman.

He was a clogger of Apple House, Luddenden [1881].

In 1881, he married Agnes Eleanor Wilkinson [1855-1914].


Agnes Eleanor lived at Lower Stubbin.

No father was shown for her on the marriage record

 

Children:

  1. Herbert [b 1883] who was a clogger's apprentice [1901], a boot repairer [1936] and married [1910] Mary Winifred daughter of Henry Hallas
  2. Willie [b 1885] who was a photographer [1911]
  3. Gilbert [b 1889] who was a grocer's assistant [1911]

The family lived at

  • Apple House Terrace, Luddenden [1891]
  • 27 Apple House Terrace, Luddenden [1901, 1911]

Living with them [in 1911] was Mary Ann, daughter of William Murgatroyd.

Agnes Eleanor died in 1914 (aged 59).

John died 21st July 1936.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £1,002 3/9d.

Probate was granted to son Herbert

Murgatroyd, John
[1860-1915] Referred to as John Murgatroyd Junior

Son of John Murgatroyd.

He was a farmer [1901] / a cattle dealer [1911].

He married Elizabeth [1864-1904].

Children:

  1. James [b 1886] who was an assistant cattle dealer [1911], a cattle dealer [1915]
  2. Mary [b 1887]
  3. Grace [b 1890]
  4. Annie [b 1892]
  5. Clara [b 1894]
  6. John [b 1896] who died [22nd July 1898] (aged 1 year 10 months) 
  7. Alice [b 1902]
  8. John who died [27th April 1903] (aged 4 months) 

The family lived at

  • Withens, Warley [1891, 1901, 1911]
  • Withens Farm, Wainstalls [1915]

Elizabeth died 6th December 1904 (aged 40).

John died 11th December 1915 (aged 56).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £3,122 5/-.

Administration was granted to son James.

Members of the family were buried at Luddenden Dean Wesleyan Chapel with grandson Arthur Murgatroyd who died [16th September 1910] (aged 11 days)  [Grave 85; John Murgatroyd Junior of Withens Gate, Cold Edge bought this grave for 10/-]

Murgatroyd, John
[1874-1944] Son of John Murgatroyd.

Born in Midgley.

He was a manufacturer [1902] / a woollen spinner & manufacturer [1911]

On 7th January 1902, he married Claire (Clara) Hawley Kirk [1870-1954] at Luddenden Parish Church.


Clara was born in Portsmouth, the daughter of Robert Kirk
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1904]
  2. Diana Sylvia [b 1906]
  3. Annie Isabella [1907-1908]
  4. Gwendoline Stella
  5. Ronald Hawley [1911-1974] who was a company director [1944]

The family lived at

John died 7th December 1944.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £184,738 13/5d.

Probate was granted to Clara, son Ronald, and Herbert Murgatroyd (company director).

See Castle Carr footpath trial

Murgatroyd, John
[1889-1917] Son of John William Murgatroyd.

Born in Midgley.

He was a boot repairer [1911].

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

He was killed in action [3rd May 1917].

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial [6], on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on Luddenden & Midgley War Memorial, on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Luddenden, and (possibly) on the Memorial at Saint Thomas the Apostle, Claremount

Murgatroyd, John Benjamin
[1911-1936] Son of Edwin Murgatroyd.

John Benjamin of North Ive House, Luddenden died 29th March 1936. Probate records show that he left.

Administration was granted to his father

Murgatroyd, John Blackburn
[1831-1908] Son of William Murgatroyd.

Born in Lightcliffe.

On 31st May 1871, he married Nancy Bottomley [1842-1895] in Shelf.


Nancy was the daughter of James Bottomley, manufacturer
 

Children:

  1. William Bottomley
  2. Hannah [1874-1897]
  3. John Blackburn [1876-1901]
  4. Joseph [b 1878]
  5. Thomas Bottomley
  6. James Hollings
  7. Richard
  8. Herbert Mortimer

The family lived at Holly Bank, Lightcliffe [1891, 1895, 1901].

Nancy died Holly Bank [23rd October 1895].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £5,830 15/-.

Probate was granted to her husband.

He died at Holly Bank [14th June 1908].

Probate records show that John left effects valued at £40,827 7/10d.

The will was proved by James Mortimer Bottomley, (commercial traveller).

Members of the family were buried at Coley Church

Murgatroyd, John Blackburn
[1903-1986] Son of Thomas Bottomley Murgatroyd.

He was a glass technologist [1929].

In 1929, he married Nora Kathleen Haggas [1902-1???] at Great Horton.


Nora Kathleen, of Westfield House, Westercroft Road, was the daughter of Harry Haggas, bank manager
 

John died [Q4] 1986 (aged 83) 

Murgatroyd, John Henry
[1859-1913] Son of Joseph Murgatroyd.

Born in Halifax.

Nephew of Lemuel Clayton.

He was a pupil at Rishworth Grammar School [1871] / a cashier at Wellington Mills [1881] / a silk spinner [1884, 1891, 1901] / Managing Director silk spinning (employer) [1911] / Chairman and MD of Clayton, Murgatroyd & Company Limited / a director of Halifax Permanent Benefit Building Society / a director of the Victoria Hall / vice-president of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce / Worshipful Master of the Probity [No 61] Masonic Lodge

On 16th July 1884, he married Mary Fawcett [1862-1919] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary, of The Square, Halifax, was the daughter of James Fawcett, solicitor's clerk
 

Children:

  1. Edith Bertha [1885-1933] who married Walter Evelyn Wright
  2. Catherine / Kathleen May [b 1888]
  3. Walter M [b 1889]
  4. Alice M [b 1890]
  5. (possibly) Joseph Clayton [1891-1892]
  6. Phyllis Maude [b 1891] who (possibly) married [1916] John H. Hill
  7. Miriam Ruth [1893-1962] who married Leonard Gumby
  8. Mary Clayton [1895-1958] who was at a Private Boarding School at Waldenheath, Harrogate [1911] and married Charles Herbert Taylor
  9. (possibly) Margaret Clayton [b 1895]
  10. (possibly) Henry Clayton [b 1897] who died in infancy
  11. Josephine Elizabeth [1898-1977]
  12. Margaret Annie [b 1899]

The family lived at

John Henry died 1st August 1913 Probate records show that he left effects valued at £30,103 3/7d.

Probate was granted to his widow Mary, Percy William Metcalfe (silk spinner), and James Hind, (worsted spinner).

Murgatroyd, John Leonard
[1886-19??] Son of John Murgatroyd.

He was a chemist's apprentice [1901] / a chemist, druggist [1911] / a chemist [1931, 1940] / a retired chemist [1966]

Murgatroyd, John William
[1862-1932] Son of John Murgatroyd, farmer.

Born in Saltonstall.

He was a boot & shoe maker in Midgley & Luddenden / a shoe maker of Providence Place, Midgley [1898, 1901] / a boot repairer (Co-operative Society) [1911]

On 8th November 1884, he married Sarah Elizabeth Pickles [1864-1895] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah Elizabeth was born in Denholme
 

Children:

  1. Arnold [1886-1959] who was a grocer [1932]
  2. John

On 6th January 1898, he married (2) Emma Townsend [1862-1900] at Halifax Parish Church.


Emma, of Bethel Terrace, Midgley, was the daughter of William Townend, labourer
 

The family lived at

  • 34 Providence Place, Midgley [1901]
  • 57 High Street, Luddenden [1911]
  • 57 High Street Fold, Luddenden [1914]

Living with them in 1911 was sister-in-law Betty Townsend [b  1868].

John William died at Storthes Hall [18th May 1832] Probate records show that he left effects valued at £136 19/9d.

Probate was granted to son Arnold

Murgatroyd, John William
[1869-19??] Son of William Murgatroyd.

In 1881, he and his brother Thomas Chatburn were scholars at Pannal College, Church Lane, Pannal, York

He qualified as a civil engineer.

In 1901, 1911, he was of private means.

On 17th April 1893, he married (1) Lavinia Cockin [1866-1942] at Bradford Cathedral.


Lavinia was born in Lincolnshire the daughter of John Henry Cockin, farmer & seed merchant
 

They had no children.

They parted in 1903 and, because of her adultery after they had parted, they divorced in 1909.

In [Q4] 1910, he married (2) Alice Gertrude Yardley [1870-1947] at Birkenhead.


Alice Gertrude was born in India
 

They lived at

  • Market Weighton, Yorkshire [1901]
  • Seacombe, Cheshire [1911]

Murgatroyd, Jonathan
[1833-1???] Son of James Murgatroyd.

He was a waterman [1871].

He married Mary [1841-1???].

Children:

  1. James [b 1864]
  2. Samuel [b 1867]
  3. Sarah [b 1869]
  4. Mary J [b 1870]

The family lived at Shoesmith's Buildings, Skircoat [1871]

Murgatroyd, Jonathan
[1896-1917] Of 21 Salubrity Street, Lee Mount.

Son of Simon John Murgatroyd.

He was a member of North Parade Baptist Church, Halifax / employed by Oates & Green Limited.

During World War I, he enlisted [1915], and served as a Private with the 9th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died [1st October 1917] (aged 21).

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial [50-51], and on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Murgatroyd, Joseph
[1791-1872] He was a weaver of Warley [1815] / a weaver [1841] / an ag.lab [1851] / a labourer [1871].

In 1815, he married Hannah Hooson [1792-18??].


Hannah was the daughter of Thomas Hooson of Ovenden
 

Children:

  1. Thomas [b 1816]
  2. Hannah [b 1818] who had a son George Murgatroyd [b 26th November 1836]
  3. Henry [b 1821]
  4. John [b 1823] who was a loom weaver [1851] and married Nanny [1824-1???]
  5. Priscilla [b 1824]
  6. Joseph [b 1826] who was a loom weaver [1851]
  7. Samuel [b 1829]
  8. Daniel [b 1832] who was a loom weaver [1851], a waller, lodging at 19 Winding Road, Halifax [1891]
  9. Ellen [b 1836]
  10. Mary [b 1840] who was a loom weaver [1851]

The family lived at New Pellon, Halifax [1841, 1851].

The widowed Joseph was living at New Pellon with Abraham Mitchell [1851].

The widowed Joseph and sons Joseph & Daniel were living in Gibbet Street, Halifax [1871].

Joseph died in 1872

Murgatroyd, Joseph
[1796-1???] He was a worsted weaver [1841] / a hand loom weaver [1851].

He married Martha [1796-18??].

Children:

  1. John [b 1826]
  2. Ely [b 1827]
  3. Joseph [b 1830] who was a power loom weaver [1851]

The family lived at

  • Luddenden [1841]
  • Luddenden village [1851]

Murgatroyd, Joseph
[1827-1???] Son of Benjamin Murgatroyd.

Born in Warley.

He was a farmer of Warley [1855] / a farmer of 12½ acres.

On 10th February 1855, he married Sarah Emmett [1835-1???].


Sarah, of Midgley, was the daughter of Ambrose Emmett, labourer
 

The family lived at Grey Stones, Warley [1871]

Murgatroyd, Joseph
[1831-1???] He was a weaver [1858] / a cotton power loom weaver [1861].

He married 1858 Sarah Clayton [1835-1???].


Sarah, of Warley, was the daughter of William Clayton, weaver
 

Children:

  1. Thomas [b 1858]
  2. Eli [b 1860]
  3. Luke
  4. Joseph [b 1868]
  5. Martha [b 1865]

The family lived at

  • Ive House Lane, Warley [1861]
  • Luddenden [1881]
  • 28 Chapel Street, Warley [1891]

Murgatroyd, Joseph
[1834-19??] Son of Sarah & John Murgatroyd, farmer.

Born in Ovenden.

He was an engine tenter of Ovenden [1863] / an engineer in machine shop [1871] / an engineer in cotton mill [1881] / an engine tenter (stationary) [1891] / a retired engine tenter [1901].

He married (1) Unknown.

In 1863, he married (2) Sophia Fog [1835-1906].


Sophia, of Ovenden, was the daughter of William Fog, watchman
 

Children:

  1. Irvine / Percy [b 1865]

The family lived at

  • Boy Lane, Ovenden [1871]
  • 21 Boy Lane, Ovenden [1881]
  • 11 Darley Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 43 Mount Tabor Road, Illingworth [1901]

Living with them [in 1901], were 2 lodgers from Lancashire: Annie Norris [b 1880] & Mary Whittle [b 1882].

Sophia died in 1906 (aged 71) 

Murgatroyd, Joseph
[1836-1888] Born in Halifax.

He was a waste dealer [1871] / a wool & waste dealer [1881, 1888].

In 1859, he married Mary Ann Clayton in Halifax.


Mary Ann was the daughter of
Henry Clayton
 

Children:

  1. John Henry
  2. Louis

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1881] were visitors: Elizabeth Metcalfe [b 1846] (housekeeper), Annie Metcalfe [b 1871] and Harold Metcalfe [b 1867]

Joseph died 5th April 1888.

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £6,149 5/3d.

The will was proved by his widow Mary Ann, son John Henry, and Lemuel Clayton

Murgatroyd, Joseph
[1837-1895] Illegitimate son of Maria Murgatroyd.

Baptised at St Mary's Church, Luddenden [2nd April 1837]

He was a wool comber [1851] / a woolsorter of Warley [1861, 1864, 1871] / a farmer of 8½ acres [1881].

In [Q4] 1864, he married Ruth Barker [1839-1897].


Ruth, of Ovenden, was born in Warley, the daughter of Joseph Barker, a coach builder.

Ruth had an illegitimate son: Arthur Barker [b 1860]

 

Children:

  1. Hartley
  2. Leonard
  3. Elizabeth / Elizabeth Ann [b 1869]
  4. Rebecca [b 1871]
  5. Robert [1878]

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1871] were Joseph's mother Maria Murgatroyd and stepson Arthur Barker (factory hand & scholar) 

Joseph died in 1895.

Ruth died 13th October 1897.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £151 1/-.

Probate was granted to Thomas Wade (cashier) 

Murgatroyd, Joshua
[1795-1875] Son of Squire Murgatroyd.

Born 30th April 1795.

He was licensee of the Marquis of Granby [1829] / a farmer of 23 acres with 1 man [1851] / a farmer of 10 acres [1861] / a yeoman [1871].

He never married.

In 1841, Joshua and sister Harriet were living at Warley Wood.

He lived at Upper Longbottom Farm, Sowerby Bridge [1851, 1861, 1871, 1875].

Living with him were his siblings:

  • Ann, John & Harriet (all 3 shown as annuitants) [1851]
  • John & Harriet [1861, 1871]

He died 17th February 1875.

He was buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden with his siblings.

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

See Benjamin Murgatroyd and David Eastwood Murgatroyd

Murgatroyd, Judith
[16??-1691] Of Willow Edge, Warley and Oats Royd, Midgley. Daughter of James Murgatroyd.

She married her uncle, John Murgatroyd

Murgatroyd, Leonard
[1868-1929] Son of Joseph Murgatroyd.

He was a cattleman on farm [1901] / a carter [1911].

In 1891, he (possibly) married Elizabeth Coulbeck [1870-19??].


Elizabeth was born in Caistor, Lincolnshire
 

Children:

  1. William [b 1892]
  2. John [b 1894]
  3. Albert [b 1895]
  4. Helena/Eleanor [b 1898]
  5. Harry [b 1900]
  6. Emily [b 1903]
  7. Percy [b 1904]
  8. Harold [b 1906]
  9. Clarence [b 1910]

The family lived at

  • Park Farm, Liversedge [1901]
  • 30 Gilpin Hill, Dewsbury [1911]

Leonard died in 1929 (aged 62) 

Murgatroyd, Louis Philbrick Bentley
[1866-1902] Son of Joseph Murgatroyd.

Born in Halifax.

He was a clerk with the London & Yorkshire Bank Limited [1881] / a silk spinner [1891] / a partner in Clayton, Murgatroyd & Company Limited / living on own means [1901].  

In 1889, he married Ethel Anna Scarborough [1868-19??] from Halifax, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Joseph Clayton [b 1891]
  2. Winifred Mary Clayton [b 1893]
  3. Margaret Clayton [b 1895]

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1891] was general domestic servant David Squire.

Living with them in 1901 was visitor Mary J. Scarborough [aged 60] (widow, living on own means).

His death was registered in Settle

Murgatroyd, Luke
[1863-1929] Son of Joseph Murgatroyd.

He was a clogger of Luddenden [1888] / a clogger [1891] / a Steward of Club [1901].

He married 1888 Ellen Meadowcroft.


Ellen, of Luddenden, was the daughter of James Meadowcroft, innkeeper
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1890] who married John Thomas Helliwell
  2. Willie [b 1895]
  3. Ernest [b 1897]
  4. Elsie [b 1900]

The family lived at

Luke died 11th March 1929 (aged 66).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £538 2/9d.

Administration was granted to daughter Mary Helliwell

Murgatroyd, M.
[18??-18??] Journeyman joiner at Halifax.

In April 1863, he was declared bankrupt

Murgatroyd, Maria
[1799-1872] Or Moriah.

Of Luddenden.

Daughter of John Murgatroyd.

Baptised 8th August 1798.

She had several illegitimate children:

  1. Thomas [b 1828]
  2. Rebecca [1828-1866] baptised at St Mary's Church, Luddenden [23rd December 1828] who married David Waterhouse
  3. Emma [1832-1886] who was a wool comber [1851]
  4. Joseph
  5. Enoch

The family lived at Lower Stubbin [1851, 1861]

Murgatroyd, Martha
[1806-1859] Daughter of James Murgatroyd.

In 1841, she was a weaver living the Sunderland family, next door to her brother Richard at Greave, Midgley [1851].

In 1851, she was living with her brother Richard as a house servant at Greave, Midgley [1851].

She died at Greave House

Murgatroyd, Mary
[1618-16??] Or Grace. Daughter of James Murgatroyd.

She (possibly) married Nicholas Starkie.

Murgatroyd, Mary
[1644-1720] Of Greenhill. Daughter of Thomas Murgatroyd.

Her will of 1720 mentions her brothers and half-brothers

Murgatroyd, Mary Ann
[1850-1???] Daughter of William Murgatroyd.

She was a drawer [1901].

She lived at

She died at 49 Warley Town Lane, Warley [11th July 1938]. Probate records show that he left effects valued at £351 10/6d.

Probate was granted to her brothers James and William Henry

Murgatroyd, Matthew
[17??-18??] Cotton spinner [1826] and worsted spinner [1828] with Thomas Murgatroyd at Lumb Mill, Warley


Question: Does anyone know how he fitted into the pantheon of Murgatroyds?

 

Murgatroyd, Matthew
[1804-1883] Son of William Murgatroyd.

Baptised at Ovenden [19th February 1804].

He was a worsted spinner of Warley [1833] / a worsted warp manufacturer [1851] / a retired worsted spinner [1881]

On 26th March 1833, he married Ann Sheard [1813-1???].


Ann came from Ovenden
 

Children:

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1851] was niece Ann Robinson [b 1835].

Matthew died at Queens Road [17th April 1883] (aged 79).

The will was proved by his widow Ann

Murgatroyd, Matthew Henry
[1854-1???] Son of William Murgatroyd.

Born at Moor End, Halifax.

He was a telegraph clerk [1871] / a stoker [1884] / a locomotive engine fireman [1891] / a railway engine driver [1911].

In [Q1] 1884, he married Jane Parkinson [1862-1???] in Wakefield.


Jane was the daughter of Joshua Parkinson, labourer
 

Children:

  1. Harold [b 1887]
  2. Ethel [b 1889]
  3. Annie [b 1890]
  4. John Henry [b 1895]
  5. Evelyn [b 1900]
  6. Thomas [b 1902] who was an electrical engineer [1938]

The family lived at

Matthew Henry died at White Rose County Hospital, Wakefield [12th May 1938].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £508 1/6d.

Probate was granted to son Thomas

Murgatroyd, Matthew Mitchell
[1831-1894] Son of Thomas Murgatroyd.

Born in Halifax.

He was a worsted warp dresser [1851] / a cotton warp dresser [1861] / a licensed victualler in Durham [1871] / a machine broker employing 1 man [1881] / a machine broker [1894].

In 1854, he married (1) Grace Eastwood [1832-1885].


Grace was the daughter of John Eastwood, weaver
 

Children:

  1. Annie Sophia Jane [1858-1885] who married John Henry Turner
  2. Clara Ellen [b 1860] who married [Q3 1880] either Albert Cox or David Harper
  3. Emily L. [b 1861]

Grace died at Durham [Q1 1871] (aged 39).

In [Q1] 1876, he married (2) Sophia Smith [1845-1???].

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1881] were John Thomas Smith [b  1865], Alice Smith [b 1867] and Arthur Smith [b 1871].

Matthew died 22nd March 1894.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £660 2/9d.

The will was proved by his widow Sophia.

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Pellon

Murgatroyd, Michael
[1552-1608] Son of William Murgatroyd.

He was reader in Greek, a Fellow of Jesus College Cambridge, and comptroller, steward and secretary to Archbishop Whitgift.

In 1598, he was granted arms

Murgatroyd, Nancy
[1815-1895] Daughter of Thomas Murgatroyd

She was living on own means [1891].

She never married.

She lived at

Nancy died 22nd September 1895.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £38 17/1d.

Administration was granted to her brother Champion Murgatroyd (gentleman) 

Murgatroyd, Nathaniel
[1???-18??]

He married Mary.

Children:

  1. Alfred

Murgatroyd, Richard
[1792-18??] He lived at Greave House, Midgley [1861]

Murgatroyd, Richard
[1815-1886] Son of James Murgatroyd.

He was a farmer [1841] / a farmer of 23 acres [1851] / an agriculturalist [1861] / a farmer of 30 acres [1871] / a farmer of 35 acres employing 1 man [1881].

On 15th February 1841, he married (1) Phoebe Woodhead in Halifax Parish Church.


Phoebe was the daughter of Peter Woodhead
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1842]
  2. Susannah
  3. twins Martha [b 1843] who died in infancy
  4. and Phebe [b 1843]
  5. John

Phoebe died in 1855.

In 1857, he married (2) Harriet Aked [1829-1???] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Joseph Henry [1859-1938] who never married
  2. Matilda Hollings [b 1864]
  3. Richard Aked
  4. Lucy 1868
  5. Mercy or Mary [b 1868]
  6. Edward [b 1871]

The family lived at Greave House, Midgley [1841, 1851, 1861].

Living with them [in 1851] was his sister Martha Murgatroyd.

Living with them in 1861 were Martha Hollings [aged 80] (unmarried visitor from Keighley), Henry Aked [aged 25] (potato dealer), Clara Aked [aged 14] and Mary H. Aked.

Living with them in 1881 were visitor Queenie Longbottom [aged 16].

In 1891, the widowed Harriet was living with 3 children and granddaughter Daisy Sophia Murgatroyd [aged 5] at 12 Shepherds Thorn Road, Deighton, Huddersfield

Murgatroyd, Richard
[1884-1956] Son of John Blackburn Murgatroyd.

He lived at Alwyn, 58 Bramley Lane, Hipperholme.

He died at The Stanboroughs Hydro, Stanborough Park, Watford, Hertfordshire [18th July 1956].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £20,088 2/-.

Probate was granted to William Bottomley Murgatroyd (solicitor) 

Murgatroyd, Richard Aked
[1868-1???] Son of Richard Murgatroyd. He was a farmer at Fixby.

He married Queenie Longbottom

Murgatroyd, Robert
[17??-1811] Of Warley.

He died 17th May 1811

in the prime of life

Murgatroyd, Robert
[1812-1875] Son of John Murgatroyd.

Born in Warley.

Baptised at St Mary's Church, Luddenden [15th November 1812].

He was a farmer at Raw End, Warley [1851-1875] / a farmer of 22 acres [1881].

On 7th May 1846, he married Ann Wainhouse [1813-1877].

Children:

  1. Hartley [b 1849]

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £600

Ann died 25th December 1877.

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

The will was proved by Henry Law of Buttress, Warley (gentleman), and James Wainhouse of Mount Tabor (carpenter) 

Murgatroyd, Ronald Hawley
[1911-1974] Born 12th March 1911.

He was President of Booth Cricket Club.

On 12th December 1935, he married Virginia Ramsden, in Luddenden Parish Church.


Virginia was the daughter of Clifford Ramsden
 

Children:

  1. daughter [b 1942]
  2. daughter

The family lived at

He was the last owner of Castle Carr and put the property up for sale at auction in 1961

Murgatroyd, Samuel
[1812-1880] Son of Benjamin Murgatroyd.

He was a farmer at Roebucks [1861].

In 1848, he married Jane Spencer [1813-1879] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Samuel Edward
  2. James Benjamin
  3. Sarah Jane [b 1857]

The family lived at Roebucks [1851, 1871].

Living with them [in 1851] was a lodger Daniel Brear [aged 23] (ag.lab).

Living with them in 1871 was a boarder Albert Pinder [aged 23] (wool sorter).

Jane and Samuel died within a few days of each other. They were buried at Halifax Parish Church on 26th December 1879 and 8th January 1880, respectively

Murgatroyd, Samuel
[1843-19??] Son of William Murgatroyd.

He was a joiner [1865] / a joiner & builder [1881] / a joiner for the Ambler family at Peel House Mills [1891, 1901].

In the Castle Carr footpath trial of 1898, he lost a claim in the High Court and had to pay costs of £1001 6/3d.

On 14th October 1865, he married Mercy Emma Farnell [1844-1879].


Mercy Emma came from Midgley
 

Children:

  1. Arthur William [1867-1871]
  2. Frank [1871]
  3. William
  4. Mary Jane [1875]
  5. Thomas

The family lived at

Living with the widowed Samuel were his sisters Susey [1881] and Lucy [1891]

Murgatroyd, Samuel Edward
[1848-1908] Son of Samuel Murgatroyd.

Born in Warley.

He was a farmer of 40 acres with 2 labourers [1881] / a dairy farmer (employer) [1901] / a farmer and milk dealer [1908]

In 1873, he married Mary Crossley [1850-1913].


Mary was born in Erringden
 

Children:

  1. Edwin
  2. Hartley
  3. (possibly) John
  4. James Benjamin

The family lived at Roebucks.

Samuel Edward & Mary were buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden. Probate records show that he left effects valued at £650 1/6d and probate was granted to his widow Mary, Edwin Murgatroyd, Hartley Murgatroyd and James Benjamin Murgatroyd.

Murgatroyd, Simeon
[1835-1877] Son of James Murgatroyd.

Born in Halifax.

He was a waterman of Brighouse [1858] / a boatman on land, staying with Abraham Marsden and family in Manchester [1861] / a waterman [1871].

In 1858, he married Elizabeth Oldfield [1838-1???].


Elizabeth was the daughter of William Oldfield, maltster
 

They lived at 7 Schofield's Yard, Hipperholme [1871].

Simeon died in 1877 (aged 42) 

Murgatroyd, Simon John
[1866-1939] Born in Ireland

In 1896, he married Mary Jane Murgatroyd [1871-1949] in Halifax.


Mary Jane was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Jonathan

The family lived at

Murgatroyd, Squire
[1769-1848] Son of William Murgatroyd.

On 4th October 1794, he married Hannah Appleyard [1776-1842] from Salterhebble, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Joshua
  2. Frances [bapt 10.21801]
  3. Samuel [b 1803]
  4. William [bapt 1805]
  5. Squire [1807-1866] who died in Manchester
  6. Ann [bapt 1809]
  7. Alice [b 1811]
  8. John [1813-1875]
  9. James [bapt 1816]
  10. Harriet

The family lived at Upper Longbottom, Warley [1841].

In 1841, children Joshua and Harriet were living at Warley Wood.

Squire was buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden [5th February 1848].

Children John, Joshua and Harriet were also buried at Luddenden

Murgatroyd, Squire
[1864-1???] Born in Southowram.

He was a cotton operative [1881] / a cloth miller [1915].

In 1871, he and his sister Mary Ann Murgatroyd [b 1859] were living with Abraham Riley and his family.

In 1881, he was listed as stepson, and living Abraham Riley at Lindwell, Greetland.

In [Q1] 1891, he (possibly) married Elizabeth Akroyd.

Children:

  1. Gladys Maud [b 1892] who married Joseph Edward Kerrod
  2. Ruth E [B1900]

The family lived at

Squire died 7th March 1924.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £271 6/1d.

Administration was granted to his widow Elizabeth

Murgatroyd, Thomas
[1616-1653] Of Kershaw House.

Son of James Murgatroyd.

He and his brothers inherited their father's estates in the district.

In 16??, he married (1) Anna [16??-1638] from Greenhill, Bingley [?].

Children:

  1. Mary
  2. James
  3. Thomas who died when a few days' old

In 1640/1, he married (2) Hannah Rawson from Greenhill Grange, Bingley.

Children:

  1. Thomas who died aged 3 weeks
  2. John
  3. Mary
  4. Thomas
  5. Jonathan
  6. Edward
  7. James

He had 2 step-children: Thomas in Leeds, John in Lightcliffe. They were alive in 1770 when they inherited a house and land from a James and Mary, siblings of Greenhill.

He was imprisoned for 6 years at York Castle after the failure of the business of William Spencer, the employer of his nephew William. After an escape attempt, he was placed in irons.

This branch of the Murgatroyd family died out in 1829.

See Murgatroyd tomb, Luddenden

Murgatroyd, Rev Thomas
[1691-1768] Son of John Murgatroyd. He was rector of Kirkleatham / Lofthouse

Murgatroyd, Thomas
[17??-1???] He was a comber of Warley [1767].

On 19th March 1767, he married Ann Chatburn

Murgatroyd, Thomas
[17??-1???] Coiner of Haley [?].

He was found in possession of the gun which killed William Deighton

Murgatroyd, Thomas
[17??-17??] Of Willow Edge.

Son of John Murgatroyd.

His nephew Henry Murgatroyd inherited Warley Corn Mill from Thomas

Murgatroyd, Thomas
[1766-1838] Corn miller of Sowerby.

Son of William Murgatroyd.

He died 8th November 1838

Murgatroyd, Thomas
[1777-18??] He was a labourer [1841] / a woolcomber [1851]

On 9th November 1800, he (possibly) married Susannah Mitchell [1784-18??] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Thomas
  2. Martha [b 1809] who married [1828] Elias Fletcher
  3. Hannah [b 1812]
  4. Elizabeth [b 1815]
  5. John [b 1821]
  6. Mary [b 1828]

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1841] was Martha Murgatroyd [aged over 80].

Living with them in 1851 were daughter Hannah and grandson Robert Murgatroyd [b 1844].

Thomas (possibly) died in 1857.

In 1861, the widowed Susannah was living with her daughter and son-in-law Martha & Elias Fletcher.

Susannah (possibly) died in 1863

Murgatroyd, Thomas
[1777-1841] Of Roebucks.

Son of William Murgatroyd.

He was a shalloon maker [1797] / a corn miller at Lower Blind Lane, Sowerby.

He owned Brearley Mills, Hoo Hole Mill, and Hoo Hole Farm

On 8th June 1797, he married Nancy Wells [1772-1842] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Champion
  2. Mary Ann [1799-1820]
  3. Martha [b 1802] who married Thomas Binns
  4. Ellen [b 1806]
  5. Grace [b 1808]
  6. Emma [b 1811]
  7. Thomas
  8. Nancy
  9. Elizabeth

Members of the family were buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden When daughter Mary Ann was born [1799] – and again when she died [1920] – there was a reference to Blind Lane

Murgatroyd, Thomas
[1788-18??] Son of William Murgatroyd.

Born at Booth.

He was a worsted manufacturer [1821] / a cotton spinner [1826] / a worsted spinner with Matthew Murgatroyd at Lumb Mill, Warley [1828] / a worsted spinner [1841, 1861]

In 1827, he gave property at 8 Kell Butts, Wainstalls to his mother Hannah.

He married (1) Unknown.

Children:

  1. William [b 1816]
  2. Mary [b 1817]
  3. Thomas

On 2nd July 1821, he married (2) Sarah Bentley.

Children:

  1. Thomas [b 1822] who was an overlooker [1851]
  2. Hannah [b 1827]
  3. John [b 1830]
  4. Matthew Mitchell
  5. James [b 1833] who was an overlooker [1851]
  6. Joseph [b 1835]

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1841] were Mary Murgatroyd [b 182?] (worsted spinner) and her son Thomas Murgatroyd [b 1840].

Living with them in 1861 were grandchildren Thomas Murgatroyd [b 1840] (plumber/glazier), Mary Hannah Murgatroyd [b 1843] (factory worker) and Sarah Elizabeth Murgatroyd [b 1848] (factory worker) 

See Sun Inn, Wainstalls

Murgatroyd, Thomas
[1806-1886] Son of Thomas Murgatroyd.

He was a weaver of Warley / a carpet weaver [1851] / a woollen weaver [1861] / a plush weaver [1871] / a retired plush weaver [1881] / a wool stapler [1886].

In 1818, he (possibly) married Mary Mellins [1811-18??].


Mary came from Warley
 

Children:

  1. Ann [b 1829]
  2. William
  3. Ellen [b 1835]
  4. Susannah [b 1837]
  5. Thomas
  6. Emma [b 1841]
  7. Mary Jane [b 1843]
  8. David [b 1847]
  9. Joseph [b 1850]
  10. Alfred [b 1853]

The family lived at

Thomas was a widower by 1881

He died 21st January 1886.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £1,471 9/2d.

The will was proved by Joseph Murgatroyd

Murgatroyd, Thomas
[1813-1856] Son of Thomas Murgatroyd.

He inherited Hoo Hole Mill and Hoo Hole Farm from his father.

He was buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden with his parents

Murgatroyd, Thomas
[1813-1883] Son of John Murgatroyd.

Born in Warley.

He was a farmer of Warley [1858] / a farmer of 8 acres [1861] / a farm labourer [1881].

In 1851, he was living with his brother John.

He married 1858 Ann Greenwood [1817-1???].


Ann was the born in Wadsworth, the daughter of Charles Greenwood, farmer
 

Children:

  1. Deborah [b 1858]
  2. Sarah Ann [1860-1861]

The family lived at

Ann died July 1881 (aged 64).

Thomas died 27th April 1883 (aged 70).

Members of the family were buried at Luddenden Dean Wesleyan Chapel [Grave 87; the owner of this grave is Thomas Murgatroyd who paid 5/- for it]

Murgatroyd, Thomas
[1821-1886] Son of Thomas Murgatroyd.

Born in Warley.

He was an overlooker [1851] / an overlooker (cotton spinning) [1861] / a wool/waste dealer [1871] / a wool stapler [1881].

In 1851, Thomas was living with his widowed father Thomas and family at 1 West Croft, King Cross, Halifax.

He married Sarah [1833-1???].

Children:

  1. Albert Bentley

The family lived at

Thomas (possibly) died [Q1] 1886.

Living with them [in 1871] was widowed mother-in-law Mary Nicholl [b 1798]

Murgatroyd, Thomas
[1825-18??] Son of James Murgatroyd.

Born in Warley.

He was a clogger [1841] / a clogger/pattern maker [1851] / a clogger of Southowram [1855] / a clog maker [1861] / a clogger [1871] / a clogger out of employment [1881] / a clogger [1891].

In 1855, he married Mary Lockwood [1821-18??].


Mary, of Southowram, was the daughter of Joseph Lockwood, cartwright
 

Children:

  1. (possibly) Joseph Lockwood (Murgatroyd) [1856] who died in infancy

In 1861, he was lodging with Elisha Hunter (aged 34) a farmer of 131 acres at Bickley, Ebberston, Scarborough.

The family lived at

In 1891, he was widowed and lodging with Mary A. & John E. Preston at 28 Old Bank, Southowram

Murgatroyd, Thomas
[1825-1890] Son of Henry Murgatroyd

He was an overlooker (worsted spinning) [1871], a manager at mill [1881], and an overlooker [1890]

In 1854, he married Betty Bolton [1827-1916].


Betty, of Ovenden, was the daughter of Thomas Bolton, weaver
 

Children:

  1. Ann [b 1855]
  2. Emma [b 1856]
  3. Julia [b 1860]
  4. Bentley
  5. Harry [b 1870]

The family lived at

Thomas died 17th November 1890.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £607 2/-.

Administration was granted to his widow Betty.

Betty died [Q1] 1916 (aged 89) 

Murgatroyd, Thomas
[1839-1???] Son of Thomas Murgatroyd.

He was a woolsorter/farmer [1871] / a woolsorter/farmer of 8 acres [1881] / a woolsorter [1891] / a woolcomber [1901].

He married Mary Drake [1843-1???].


Mary was born in Skircoat.

No father was shown for Mary on the marriage record

 

Children:

  1. Frank
  2. William [b 1867]
  3. Mary Ellen [1869-1957] who married Joseph Ogden
  4. Emma Jane [b 1871] who married John William Hoyle
  5. Thomas
  6. Joe [b 1876] who was a farm labourer [1891]
  7. Susannah [b 1878] who married James Ratcliffe
  8. Fred [1880-1900] who was a worsted spinner [1891]
  9. Louis [b 1885]
  10. John [b 1887]

The family lived at

Murgatroyd, Thomas
[1853-1???] Son of John Murgatroyd.

In 1881, he was a Military policeman boarding with Sarah & Charles Sumpter at Anchor Inn, Seal, Surrey.

A member of the Military Mounted Police at Aldershot, and the 5th Lancers.

He was shown as


age 30 years 6 months, and a Stone Mason of Buttress, Warley.

Length of service was 12 years 242 days

 

when he was discharged [12th August 1885]; pension – nil

Murgatroyd, Thomas
[1868-1894] Son of John Murgatroyd.

He was a machinery broker.

He lived at Brook House (Mill), Mixenden.

He died 20th June 1894 (aged 25).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £462 1/-.

Probate was granted to Ernest Bentley (builder) 

Murgatroyd, Thomas
[1874-19??] Son of Thomas Murgatroyd

He was a tailor's apprentice [1891] / a tailor – own account / a tailor (maker) [1911].

In 1898, he married Sarah Alice Dixon [1874-19??].


Sarah Alice came from Luddendenfoot
 

Children:

  1. Clarence [b 1900] who enlisted in the Army [1918]
  2. Helena [b 1902] who married [1923] Thomas Akroyd [b 1903] (goods porter) of Stoney Booth, Luddendenfoot, son of William Akroyd (butcher) 
  3. child

The family lived at

Murgatroyd, Thomas
[1877-19??] Son of Samuel Murgatroyd.

Born in Luddenden.

He was a boot/shoe maker and dealer (own account) [1911].

In 1907, he married Ellen Smith Tamlyn [1878-1939].


Ellen Smith was born in Swansea.

She was a boarding house keeper [1911]

 

They lived at Alexandra Road/Red Bank Road, Bispham, Blackpool [1911].

Living with them in 1911 was Thomas's widowed father Samuel Murgatroyd (gentleman) 

Murgatroyd, Thomas Bottomley
[1880-1962] Son of John Blackburn Murgatroyd.

He was a mechanic [1911].

In 1901, he married Hilda Clarkson [1881-19??].


Hilda was born in Leeds
 

Children:

  1. John Blackburn

The family lived at Craigmore, Hipperholme [1911]

Thomas died in Claro [1962]

Murgatroyd, Thomas Chatburn
[1867-1926] Son of William Murgatroyd.

Baptised at Luddenden [27th May 1867].

In 1881, he and his brother John William John William were scholars at Pannal College, Church Lane, Pannal, York.

He was an assurance inspector [1889] / living on own means [1891] / private means [1911]

On 18th September 1889, he married Kate Bottomley.


Kate was the daughter of Alfred Bottomley
 

Children:

  1. Harold [b 1890]
  2. an estate agent's clerk [1911]

They lived at

Living with them in 1911 was visitor brother-in-law James Bottomley [b 1873] (commercial traveller – cigars) 

Murgatroyd, Tom Walker Crabtree
[1916-1944] Son of Fanny & John Murgatroyd.

In [Q3] 1939, he married Phyllis Gibson in Todmorden.

They lived in Hebden Bridge.

During World War II, he served as a Lance Sergeant with the Royal Corps of Signals.

He died 11th July 1944 (aged 28).

He was buried at the Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery [2 H 8].

He is remembered on Wadsworth War Memorial

Murgatroyd, William
[1457-1508] Of Boothsteads and Murgatroyd [1466].

(Possibly) son of John Murgatroyd.

Around 1477, he married Isabel of Boothsteads.

Children:

  1. William
  2. John of Murgatroyd [b 1486]
  3. Joan or Johanne [b 1488]
  4. Elizabeth [b 1490]
  5. Isobel or Isabel [b 1492]
  6. Alice [b 1494]

Murgatroyd, William
[1484-1541] Son of William Murgatroyd.

He succeeded his father at Boothsteads.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John

Murgatroyd, William
[15??-1???] He married Frances Hippon [15??-1???].

Children:

  1. Michael

Murgatroyd, William
[15??-16??] In 1624, he owned much property in the Warley district, including Hartley Royd Farm, Ive House, Lower Popplewells and Stubbin House

Murgatroyd, William
[1647-1669] Son of John Murgatroyd.

In 1662, he was apprenticed to a Leeds merchant, William Spencer, and his uncles, Henry and Thomas, were bound for the sum of £1,000 for his good behaviour.

When Spencer's business failed, the bond passed to his creditors and – although they owed nothing – Henry and Thomas had to pay a great deal of money and were imprisoned at York Castle.

He died of the plague

Murgatroyd, William
[17??-1???]

He married Hannah.

Children:

  1. Susannah [b 1786] who was baptised at Booth
  2. William [b 1792] who was baptised at Booth
  3. Sarah [b 1794] who was baptised at Mixenden Independent Chapel
  4. Ann [b 1796] who was baptised at Booth
  5. Ruth [b 1798] who was baptised at Ovenden

Murgatroyd, William
[17??-18??] Of Lower Slack, Warley.

He was a manufacturer.

He married Hannah.

Children:

  1. Thomas

Murgatroyd, William
[17??-18??]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Matthew

The family lived at Ovenden

Murgatroyd, William
[17??-18??] He was a worsted manufacturer of Warley.

On 29th December 1803, he married Harriet Walsh.


Harriet came from Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Jane Walsh [b 1805]
  2. Moriah [b 1807]
  3. Lydia [b 1809]
  4. William [b 1813]
  5. Eliza [b 1816]

Murgatroyd, William
[1735-1805] Also Murgatroyed.

Of Roebucks.

This person may be confused with William Murgatroyd

(Possibly) Son of John Murgatroyd.

On 4th June 1759, he married Ann Shaw [1737-1821] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. John
  2. William
  3. James
  4. Thomas
  5. Squire [1767-1768]
  6. Squire
  7. Benjamin
  8. Robert [1773-1788]
  9. Hartley
  10. Ann [b 1775] who married John Haigh
  11. Judith [b 1776] who married Richard Oates
  12. Thomas
  13. John
  14. Mary [b 1780s]

William & Ann were buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden

Murgatroyd, William
[1738-1804] (Possibly) son of John Murgatroyd.
This person may be confused with William Murgatroyd

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Henry

Murgatroyd, William
[1762-1783] Son of William Murgatroyd.

He married Sarah Eastwood.

Children:

  1. David Eastwood (Murgatroyd) of Hill

He died 23rd September 1783

Murgatroyd, William
[1789-1861] Son of James Murgatroyd, farmer.

Born in Ovenden.

He was landlord of the Friendly, Warley [1822, 1834, 1861].

On 20th September 1847, he married Mary Smith [1794-1858] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary was born in Wadsworth, the daughter of Isaac Smith, butcher
 

Children:

  1. Sarah [b 1820]

Living with William & daughter Sarah at the Friendly, Warley [in 1841] were nieces Frances (Fanny) Wilde [b 1824], & Hannah Wadsworth [b 1836], visitors Ann Richardson [b 1824], Mercy Mary Turner [b 1824], and Sarah Smith [b 1818].

Living with them [in 1851] were nieces Frances Wild [b 1824] (barmaid)  and Hannah Wadsworth [b 1836] (assistant).

Living with them [in 1861] were niece Mary Shield [b 1841] (servant) & widowed visitor Sarah Wyllie [b 1785].

William died 1st December 1861.

Letters of Administration were granted to Sarah Wild of Leeds (widow)  and Hannah Smith of Hebden Bridge (widow)  - the sisters, and two of his next of kin.

The couple were buried at Illingworth Church: Mary [28th June 1858]: William [5th December 1861]

Murgatroyd, William
[18??-1???] He married Sarah Blackburn [18??-1???].

Children:

  1. John Blackburn (Murgatroyd)

Murgatroyd, William
[18??-18??] He married Sarah [1822-1???].


Sarah was born in Mount Pellon, Halifax.

She was a dressmaker [1871]

 

Children:

  1. Matthew Henry
  2. Thomas [1856]
  3. Mary [1857] who was a pupil teacher [1871]
  4. Martha A [1858]

William was dead by 1871.

The family lived at Grove Street, Westgate, Wakefield

Murgatroyd, William
[1816-1???] He was a comber of Warley [1834] / a worsted weaver [1841] / a carpet weaver [1851] / a woollen hand loom weaver [1861] / a machine wool comber [1871].

In 1834, he married Grace Gaukroger [18??-1863].


Grace came from Warley
 

Children:

  1. Hannah [1835-1856]
  2. John [b 1836]
  3. James [b 1839]
  4. Samuel
  5. Susey [b 1846]
  6. Jane [b 1851]
  7. Lucy [b 1847]

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1841, 1851] was mother-in-law Hannah Gaukroger [b 1776]. Hannah was listed as a pauper [1851].

Grace died March 1863

Murgatroyd, William
[1816-1872] Son of John Murgatroyd.

Baptised 1816.

He was a worsted manufacturer.

In 1851 and 1861, he was living with his brother John.

He never married.

They lived at New Road End, Midgley [1872].

He was buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £1,500

Murgatroyd, William
[1824-18??] He was a woolcomber [1851, 1861].

In [Q1] 1846, he married Sarah Tordoff [1827-18??] in Halifax.


Sarah was born in Roberttown
 

Children:

  1. Alfred Benjamin
  2. Joseph [b 1849]
  3. Herbert [b 1850]
  4. Arthur [b 1854]
  5. Thomas [b 1856]
  6. Mary [b 1860]

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1851, 1861], was sister-in-law [?] Rachel Tordoff [b 1810] (born Roberttown) 

Murgatroyd, William
[1830-1897] Son of Thomas Murgatroyd.

He was a comber of Warley [1853] / a carpet weaver [1871] / a wool warehouseman [1881, 1891] / a woolsorter [1892].

In 1853, he married Betty Broadbent [1830-1???].


Betty, of Warley, was the daughter of John Broadbent, weaver
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1855]
  2. Mary Ann
  3. Albert
  4. James [b 1865] who was a retired joiner [1938]
  5. Emma [b 1867]
  6. William Henry

The family lived at

Murgatroyd, William
[1836-1885] Son of John Murgatroyd.

Born in Halifax.

He was a worsted spinner [1871] / independent with income from land, houses, dividends etc [1881] / gentleman [1886]

In 1862, he married Sarah Ann Nicholl in Halifax.


Sarah Ann was the daughter of David Nicholl
 

Children:

  1. Minnie Elizabeth [1863-1935] who married Eli Titterington
  2. Edith Annie [b 1865] who married Lewis Henry Longbottom
  3. Thomas Chatburn
  4. John William
  5. Sarah Ann [b 1872] who married George Bedford Whitaker
  6. Ernest Edward [1873-1887]
  7. Gertrude Mary [b 1876]

The family lived at

Members of the family were buried at Luddenden Cemetery. Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £9,184 1/6d

Sarah Anne died 18th May 1894.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £767 11/2d.

Administration was granted to daughter Minnie Elizabeth Titterington

Murgatroyd, William
[1839-1916] Son of Thomas Murgatroyd, weaver.

He was an overlooker of Ovenden [1870] / a woollen weaver overlooker [1871] / an overlooker [1891] / a greengrocer [1901, 1911].

In 1870, he married Hannah Lambert [1844-1???].


Hannah, of Northowram, was the daughter of Robert Lambert
 

Children:

  1. Ann [b 1875]

The family lived at

  • 3 Ladyship, Old Lane, Northowram [1871]
  • Rishworth Buildings, Wheatley Lane, Halifax [1891]
  • 23 Wheatley Lane, Halifax [1901, 1911]

William (possibly) died in 1916 (aged 76).

Hannah (possibly) died in 1917 (aged 73) 

Murgatroyd, William
[1873-1943] Son of Samuel Murgatroyd.

He was a mechanic/fitter [1891] / a machine tool fitter [1901] / a machine fitter [1911].

In 1899, he married Mary Hannah Hartley.


Mary Hannah was born 29th March 1880
 

Children:

  1. Edith Annie [b 1900]
  2. Arnold
  3. Clifford [b 1906]

The family lived at

On 11th September 1920, William, Mary Hannah, and son Arnold. arrived at Quebec from Liverpool on the Metagama.

William died in Detroit, Michigan [4th June 1943] (aged 70) 

Murgatroyd, William Bottomley
[1872-1909] Son of John Blackburn Murgatroyd.

In [Q4] 1897, he married Alice Maud Mary Ann Whiteley in Halifax.


Alice Maud Mary Ann was the daughter of Thomas Whiteley
 

They lived at Holly Bank, Hipperholme.

He died 25th February 1909.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £6,913 17/6d

[Resworn £7,360 6/11d]. Probate was granted to his widow Alice Maud and Dr Richard Davidson

Murgatroyd, William Henry
[1868-19??] Son of William Murgatroyd.

Born in Warley.

He was a half-timer Peel House Mill, Luddenden [at the age of 10] / a clerk with I. & I. Calvert [from March 1884] / a clerk of Luddenden [1892] / a clerk in worsted mill [1901] / a manager (worsted spinning) with I. & I. Calvert [1911] / a company director [1938].

He became Director and Secretary of I. & I. Calvert.

In 1904, he patented a technique which reduced the time to prepare for the making of the warp on a horizontal warping machine.

He retired in April 1946.

His position as Manager was taken by Peter Lighting

In 1892, he married Martha Earnshaw [1866-19??] in Halifax.


Martha, of Luddenden, was born in Denholme, the daughter of Thomas Earnshaw, loom tuner
 

Children:

  1. Ernest
  2. Laura [b 1895]
  3. Arthur Briggs [1896-1898] who died aged 1
  4. Florence [b 1898]
  5. Albert Victor [b 1899]
  6. George [b 1901]
  7. Bertha [b 1902]
  8. Bertha [b 1903]
  9. Walter [b 1904]
  10. Edward [b 1905]
  11. Thomas William [b 1908]

The family lived at

 

The Murgatroyd family
Corn millers at Warley Corn Mill at Luddenden [from the 1300s to 1854].

See Pepper Hill Mill, Luddenden and Murgatroyd family Arms

The Murgatroyd family: Arms
The arms of one branch of the Murgatroyd family depicts 3 crosses florées and a demi-chevron. The arms were granted to Michael Murgatroyd in 1598. The significance of the half-chevron is uncertain.

There are arms for other branches of the family

Murgatroyd surname
Other forms of the surname include Morgetroyd and Murgitroyd.

John de Moregatrode is recorded in 1371, John Mergetrode is recorded in 1379 and Johannes de Mergretroide is recorded in 1379.

The surname is derived from moor, gate and royd and means a clearing by the road to the moor.

There are over 220 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Murgatroyd, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Murgatroyd:


Marriages 1801, 1864, 1892, 1907; Death 1907
 


Being an ancient family, the Murgatroyds have a great number of descendants, and frequently inter-married with other local families.

The various researchers have contributed generously to the entries here, though their versions of the names, dates and relationships of these descendants may conflict at some point.

Although there may be some errors / inaccuracies, the information here will give the general reader some idea of who the family were and what they achieved through the generations

 



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