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Abraham Widdop [1???-1631]
Abraham Widdop [1860-1901]
Abram Widdop [17??-1???]
Accepted Widdop [1750-1801]
Albert Widdop [1911-1944]
Charles Widdop [1???-18??]
Frederick Widdop [1844-1894]
Frederick Charles Widdop [1851-1923]
George Widdop [17??-18??]
George Calvert Widdop [1847-1897]
Granville Widdop [1882-1953]
Henry Widdop [1857-1933]
John Widdop [1???-18??]
John Widdop [17??-18??]
John Widdop [1795-1868]
John Widdop [1806-1875]
John Widdop [1817-1892]
John Widdop [1821-1899]
John Widdop [1836-1860]
John Benjamin Widdop [1856-1919]
John Henry Widdop [1853-1933]
John William Widdop [1863-1926]
John William Widdop [1890-1932]
Jonathan Widdop [1853-1924]
Joseph Widdop [1818-1908]
Joseph Widdop [1859-1920]
Joseph Widdop [1871-19??]
Joseph Hiley Widdop [1825-1859]
Joseph Lumb Widdop [1843-1887]
Matthew Widdop [1770-18??]
Riley Widdop [1851-1923]
Sam Widdop [1873-1932]
Solomon Widdop [17??-1???]
Solomon Widdop [1802-1868]
Solomon Widdop [1844-1916]
Thomas Widdop [18??-1???]
Thomas Widdop [1830-1879]
Walter Widdop [1892-1949]
William Widdop [1???-18??]
William Widdop [18??-1???]
William Widdop [1811-1881]
William Widdop [1828-1879]
William Widdop [1833-1891]
William Widdop [1854-1903]
William Widdop [1863-19??]
William Morrell Widdop [1842-1904]
William Wrigley Widdop [1825-1886] 


Widdop, Abraham
[1???-1631] Of Heptonstall. He and his wife died in the local outbreak of the plague in 1631

Widdop, Abraham
[1860-1901] He was landlord of the Duke of Edinburgh, Halifax [1891, 1895, 1901].

He married Clara Butterworth [1864-1932] at St Thomas's, Charlestown, Halifax.

Children:

  1. John William [b 1889]
  2. Norman [b 1892]

Abraham died at the Duke of Edinburgh [4th June 1901].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £137 15/-. Probate was granted to his widow Clara.

After his death, Clara took over at the Duke of Edinburgh, and was hotel proprietress there [1905, 1911]

Widdop, Abram
[17??-1???]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Accepted

Widdop, Accepted
[1750-1801] Aka Cep Widdop.

Son of Abram Widdop.

Wool-comber at Ovenden/Wheatley.

It is said that he was born a considerable time after his parents' marriage, and the birth was such a welcome event that he was named Accepted.

He was a singer and composer of sacred music. Some of his work – includes Joseph – an oratorio promoted by George Moss and Creation – which appeared in Holdsworth's Cheetham's Psalmody and Birstall, Halifax, Ossett, Plymouth, Sweden, and Widdop's Hundred.

In 1770, he married Betty Ayrton.

The couple were buried at Illingworth Church: Betty [24th September 1800]; Accepted [11th March 1801].

He is mentioned in Graptolite's Historical Notes on the Church at Illingworth.

Illingworth Church records include

  • a Nancy Accepted Widop of Ovenden who was buried 30th September 1777
  • a Sarah Accepted Widop of Ovenden who was buried 30th May 1800

Widdop, Albert
[1911-1944] Son of John William Widdop

Born in Soyland.

In [Q1] 1935, he married May Powell [1913-2004] in Halifax.


May was born in Todmorden
 

They lived at Holmfield [1944].

During World War II, he served as a Private with the Corps of Military Police.

He died in Essex [5th July 1944] (aged 33).

He was buried at Illingworth Moor Wesleyan Chapel [17 993]

Widdop, Charles
[1???-18??] He married Ann.

They lived at Westfield [1871].

Ann was buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby [8th February 1871]

Widdop, Frederick
[1844-1894] Born 6th September 1844.

In [Q4] 1869, he married Martha Wainwright [1848-1921] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Ernest [1870-1877]
  2. Eva [1887-1890]

Frederick died 8th September 1894

Martha died 1st September 1921.

Members of the family were buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell

Widdop, Frederick Charles
[1851-1923] Son of Joseph Hiley Widdop.

Born 1st January 1851.

He married (1) Unknown.

He married (2) Unknown.

He died in South Australia [19th May 1923]

Widdop, George
[17??-18??] Of Stansfield. Partner in George Widdop & Company

Widdop, George Calvert
[1847-1897] Son of Joseph Hiley Widdop

Born 16th July 1847.

On 14th December 1872, he married Mary Burnell.

He died 14th September 1897

Widdop, Granville
[1882-1953] Son of Riley Widdop.

Born in Soyland.

He was a hosier & yarn agent.

In 1906, he married Elizabeth Ann Kirkham [1879-1???] in Blackburn.


Elizabeth Ann was born in Ulverston
 

Granville died in Southport [25th July 1953]

Widdop, Henry
[1857-1933] Son of William Wrigley Widdop.

He was an iron merchant [1886].

On 4th April 1888, he married Mary Louisa Hall [1867-1939] in Halifax.

They had no children

Widdop, John
[1???-18??] On 8th June 1839, he married Mary Batty.


Mary was the daughter of
John Batty
 

Mary died 17th June 1873

Widdop, John
[17??-18??] Basket maker & cooper at Woolshops, Halifax [1850]

Widdop, John
[1795-1868] Of Halifax.

He fought at the Battle of Waterloo.

He married Lydia [1789-1878].

John died 18th June 1868.

Lydia died 11th June 1878.

The couple were buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax

Widdop, John
[1806-1875] He married Mary [1807-1878].

Children:

  1. Charles [1835-1873]
  2. Elizabeth [1843-1876]
  3. William

The family lived at Brackenbed Lane, Halifax [1875].

John died 11th July 1875 (aged 69).

Mary died 1st June 1878 (aged 71).

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Pellon

Widdop, John
[1817-1892] Of Halifax.

Born 24th May 1817.

He was a milk dealer [1880].

On 8th June 1839, he married Mary Batty [1819-1873].

Children:

  1. John Benjamin

Mary died 17th June 1873 (aged 54).

John died 26th February 1892.

Members of the family were buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax alongside son John Benjamin Widdop and family

Widdop, John
[1821-1899] Born 2nd April 1821. He married Betsy [1822-1888]

Betsy died 14th March 1888.

John died 7th March 1899.

The couple were buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell

Widdop, John
[1836-1860] Son of Solomon Widdop.

Baptised 4th October 1836.

On 18th April 1857, he married Mary Ann Winnard [1836-1???].

John died about 1860

Widdop, John Benjamin
[1856-1919] Son of John Widdop.

Born [Q4] 1856.

He was a labourer [1880].

On 29th January 1880, he married Mary Gomm [1859-1938] in Halifax.


Mary, of Southowram, was the daughter of Samuel Gomm, labourer
 

Children:

  1. Edith Annie [b 1878]
  2. Alberta [b 1880]
  3. Mary [b 1881]
  4. John [b 1883]
  5. Nellie [b 1884]
  6. Florence Ino [b 1885]
  7. Joseph [b 1889] who died aged 12 months
  8. Alice [b 1891]
  9. Madge [1897-1949]

The family lived at 110 St Peter's Street, Boothtown [1919].

John Benjamin died in the Royal Halifax Infirmary [26th March 1919] (aged 52).

He was buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax [29th March 1919] alongside his parents and other members of the family.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £138 3/- to Mary.

Mary died 4th January 1938 (aged 79) 

Widdop, John Henry
[1853-1933] Son of Thomas Widdop.

Born in Norland.

He was a stone quarrier [1871] / a delver [1876] / a quarryman [1891] / a quarryman hewer [1901] / a quarryman [1911]

On 24th November 1876, he married Charlotte Culpan [1854-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Charlotte, born in Norland, was the daughter of Edwin Culpan, plumber & glazier.

She was shown as Lotty [on the 1891 census]

 

Children:

  1. Fred [b 1877] who was a worsted spinner [1901], a woollen cloth finisher [1901]
  2. Mary Louisa [b 1882] who was a worsted twister [1901] and married George Gaukroger
  3. Harold [b 1885] who was a woollen cloth miller [1901]
  4. Walter

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1891] was Arthur Milner [aged 23] (labourer).

The couple were buried at St Luke's Church, Norland: Charlotte [2nd March 1918]; John Henry [30th May 1933]

Widdop, John William
[1863-1926] Born in Soyland.

He was hall caretaker for the Joint Stock Bank [1911] – (probably) Halifax Joint Stock Banking Company Ripponden.

On 21st October 1887, he married (1) Nellie Emily Eliza Jones [1864-1905] at Halifax Parish Church.


Nellie was born in Burton, Gloucestershire
 

Children:

  1. Ethel [b 1890] who was a cotton reeler [1900]
  2. Fred [b 1892] who was a railway porter [1911]
  3. Tom Jones [b 1896] who was a cotton piecer [1911]

Nellie died in Halifax [Q3 1905].

On 1st October 1910, he married (2) Hilda Stead [1885-1920] at Halifax Parish Church.


Hilda was born in Oulton
 

Children:

  1. Albert

The family lived at Stones House, Ripponden [1911]

Widdop, John William
[1890-1932] In [Q2] 1918, he married Edna Charnock [1889-1960] in Halifax.


Edna was the daughter of
Robinson Charnock
 

John William died 10th January 1932 (aged 42).

Edna died 29th March 1960 (aged 71).

Members of the family were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden

Widdop, Jonathan
[1853-1924] In [Q4] 1880, he married Hannah Maria Ackroyd [1856-1924] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Ruth [1884-1960]

Jonathan died 4th January 1924 (aged 71).

Hannah Maria died 12th June 1924 (aged 68).

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

Widdop, Joseph
[1818-1908] In [Q4] 1840, he married (1) Mary [1814-1859] in Todmorden.

Children:

  1. Barker [1859-1861] who died aged 2 years

Mary died 19th April 1859 (aged 45).

He married (2) Martha [1834-1887].

The family lived at Blind Lane, Todmorden.

Martha died 25th January 1887 (aged 53).

Joseph died 24th December 1908 (aged 90).

Members of the family were buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone alongside grandson Sam [1881-1884] who died aged 2 years & 5 months

Widdop, Joseph
[1859-1920] In [Q3] 1884, he married Emma Sladdin [1856-1928] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Ethel [1887-1890] who died aged 3 years & 8 months
  2. Sarah [1889-1890] who died aged 1 year & 10 months

Joseph died 9th April 1920 (aged 61).

Emma died 5th November 1928 (aged 72).

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

Widdop, Joseph
[1871-19??] Son of Samuel Widdop, blacksmith.

Born in Durham.

He was a labourer of Mill Lane, Northowram [1904] / a wire manufacturer's labourer at Royston Mill [1911].

In 1904, he married Annie at Halifax Parish Church.


Annie was daughter of Elizabeth & John Pickard, mechanic, and widow of
William Oldroyd.

She was a drawer at Crossley's carpet manufacturers at Dean Clough [1911]

 

They lived at 5 Matlock Street, Lee Mount [1911, 1917].

Living with them [in 1911] were Annie's 3 children by her first marriage, and her widowed mother Elizabeth Pickard [b  1843]

Widdop, Joseph Hiley
[1825-1859] Son of Solomon Widdop

Born 20th August 1825.

He was a violinist and conductor.

On 16th July 1846, he married Ann Gabbitas [1824-1???].

Children:

  1. George Calvert
  2. Frederick Charles
  3. Mary Ellen [b 1852] who married James Rawson

Joseph died 14th March 1859

Widdop, Joseph Lumb
[1843-1887] Son of William Widdop.

Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton twister [1862].

On 4th October 1862, he married Mary Carter [1845-1882] in Elland.


Mary was born in Soyland
 

Children:

  1. William
  2. Martha Ann [1865-1875] who was buried at Rastrick Church
  3. Emily [1869-1928] who married George Edgar Fawthrop
  4. Zilpha [1871-1925] who married George Tindall
  5. Harry [1877-1895]

Mary died in Rastrick [1882].

Joseph died in Brighouse [23rd April 1887]

Members of the family were buried at Rastrick Church

Widdop, Matthew
[1770-18??] Baptised 29th July 1770.

On 12th February 1797, he married Hannah Highley [1768-18??].

Children:

  1. Solomon

Widdop, Riley
[1851-1923] Son of William Widdop.

Born in Soyland.

He was a woollen twister [1871].

In 1871, he married Emma Sutcliffe [1850-1925] in Halifax.


Emma was born in Soyland
 

Children:

  1. Sam
  2. Granville

The couple died in Southport: Riley [5th June 1923]; Emma [12th June 1925]

Widdop, Sam
[1873-1932] Son of Riley Widdop.

Born in Soyland.

He was a clerk [1901].

On 26th December 1901, he married Elizabeth Brown [1878-1937] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Rastrick
 

Children:

  1. Harold [1915-1976]

Sam died in Rastrick [24th January 1932]

Widdop, Solomon
[17??-1???] He was a weaver.

He married Betty [17??-1???].

Children:

  1. William

Widdop, Solomon
[1802-1868] Son of Matthew Widdop.

Born at Mixenden [22nd October 1802].

He was related to Accepted Widdop.

He was a musician. He played clarinet and led the Old Talbot Band in Halifax.

On 5th August 1824, he married Ellen Richardson [1804-1882] in Halifax.


Ellen was the daughter of William Richardson
 

Children:

  1. Joseph Hiley
  2. Matthew [1827-1863]
  3. William
  4. Mary Jane Howarth [1828-1903]
  5. Mary Hannah [1832-1891] who married Charles Marsden [1829-1901]
  6. Martha Sutcliffe [1832-1851]
  7. John
  8. George [1837-1883]
  9. Solomon

Ellen died 12th July 1882

Widdop, Solomon
[1844-1916] Son of Solomon Widdop.

Born in 14th August 1844.

On 21st June 1866, he married Martha Stott [1846-1921].

Solomon died 19th December 1916.

Martha died 30th July 1921

Widdop, Thomas
[18??-1???] Beerhouse keeper at the New Inn, Brighouse [1873].

On 28th December 1872, he was fined £3 7/6d for having his house open at improper hours, and then giving 5/6d to a policeman to overlook the offence.

In June 1875, he was fined £2 7/6d for permitting drunkenness in his house

Widdop, Thomas
[1830-1879] Son of Samuel Widdop, a mason.

He was a delver of Norland [1853] / a stone delver [1861] / a stone dresser [1871]

On 6th June 1853, he married Ellen Riley [1834-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Ellen was born in Warley, the daughter of John Riley, a twister
 

Children:

  1. John Henry
  2. Mary [b 1856] who was a weaver [1891]
  3. Emma Louisa [b 1869]

The family lived at

  • Sowerby Croft, Norland [1861, 1871]
  • Clough Head [?], Norland [1881]

Widdop, Walter
[1892-1949] Operatic tenor born at Norland

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

Widdop, William
[18??-1???] Son of John Widdop.

(Possibly) in [Q2] 1876, he married Eliza Lancaster? in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Charles Ernest [b 1890] who died aged 19 weeks

The family lived at 15 Surrey Street, Hopwood Lane, Halifax [1890].

Charles Ernest was buried at Christ Church, Pellon alongside his grandparents

Widdop, William
[1811-1881] Son of Solomon Widdop.

Born in Soyland.

He was a weaver.

On 1st September 1835, he married Mary Lumb.


Mary was born in Soyland, the daughter of Eli Lumb
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [1836-1916] who married William Riley
  2. Harriot [1837-1885] who married Benjamin Howe
  3. Martha Ann [1840-1862] who never married
  4. Joseph Lumb
  5. Sarah [1846-1851]
  6. Ann [b 1848] who married William Helliwell
  7. Riley

Elizabeth was born in Wheatley, the other children were born in Soyland.

William died in Soyland [6th February 1881].

He and other members of the family were buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones

Widdop, William
[1828-1879] Son of Solomon Widdop.

Baptised 28th December 1828.

He was a pianist.

On 12th May 1853, he married Unknown.

He died April 1879

Widdop, William
[1833-1891]

In [Q1] 1846, he married Grace Clegg [1830-1895] in Todmorden.

Children:

  1. Young [1862-1922]
  2. James [1866-1944]
  3. Sarah Ann [1872-1936]

The family lived at Adelaide Street, Todmorden [1891].

William died 2nd May 1891 (aged 58).

Grace died 31st August 1895 (aged 65).

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

Widdop, William
[1854-1903] Eldest son of William Wrigley Widdop.

Born in Brighouse.

He was an iron merchant [1886, 1891].

On 29th August 1879, he married Emily Ann Sowden, at St Martin's Church, Brighouse.


Emily Ann was the daughter of Rhodes Sowden
 

They had no children.

They lived at Perth House, Lightcliffe [1891].

He died at Queen Villas, Harrogate, and was buried at Harlow Church, Harrogate

Widdop, William
[1863-19??] Son of Joseph Lumb Widdop.

Born in Ripponden.

In 1882, he established business as a watchmaker and jeweller at 34 Briggate, Brighouse on the corner of Daisy Croft.

On 26th July 1894, he married Martha Bradley [1865-1927] in Halifax.


Martha was born in Rastrick
 

Children:

  1. Mary Bradley [1896-1975] who married John Illingworth
  2. Emma Winifred [1902-1908]

William died in Rastrick [6th November 1915], and left £5,333 10/0d to Martha.

Martha died in Brighouse [26th March 1927], and left £6,039 19/0d to daughter Mary

Widdop, William Morrell
[1842-1904] Born in Burnley [14th May 1842].

He married Emma [1843-1902].

She died 9th September 1902.

He died 25th November 1904.

The couple were buried at Christ Church, Todmorden

Widdop, William Wrigley
[1825-1886] Born in Brighouse.

He was a card manufacturer employing 12 hands [1851] / an iron merchant [1886].

In 1849, he married Charlotte Robinson [1828-1918].


Charlotte was the daughter of
Dr Charles Robinson
 

Children:

  1. Charlotte [1852-1903] who married Frederick James Thairlwall
  2. William
  3. Henry
  4. Fanny [1860-1899] who never married
  5. Mary [1863-1946] who never married
  6. Edith [1872-1929] who never married

The family lived at

He died at Daisy Hill, Rawdon [13th February 1886].

Probate records show that he left to his wife Charlotte and sons William & Henry

 

Widdop surname
Other forms of the surname include Waddoup, Waddoups, Waddup, Weedop and Widdup.

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

Robert Mydop [Wydop] is recorded in 1379.

The name originated in Widdop.

There are over 40 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Widdop, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Widdop:


Marriage 1840; Deaths 1900, 1907
 



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