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New Wortley (near Leeds) Yorkshire, West Riding
There are two Wortleys in Yorkshire. This cluster of Upper, New and Lower Wortley are very close to Leeds (see map links). The other Wortley is near Barnsley.
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red mail Lee family
searching for details of Jeremiah Lee and his wife Elizabeth Perkin who married in Wakefield in 1814 and had these children ; George ( 1816) James (1818)both born in Wakefield then Mary, William and Edward all born 1828 (triplets?)and Samuel (1831) all born in New Wortley. Puzzled as to the 10 year gap between births. Any information greatly appreciated.
red mail John William Brown of Wortley
I am hoping to trace relatives/information about my grandmother's family, the Browns. Her father was John William Brown (born in Manchester in about 1859). He married Elizabeth Sutton of Hunslet, Leeds on 10 September 1881. They had at least 6 children who were: Ernest (born 1883), Annie Elizabeth (1886), Herbert (1888), Florence Mary (1891), Adelaide (1896) and William Henry (1900). My grandmother (Florence) was born at 8 Mont Sainte Jeane Street, New Wortley. Do any of her brothers or sisters appear in your family tree? If so, I would love to hear from you.
Christopher Smith
I am trying to find out any information of the marriage of Christopher Smith (b 1800) to a Mary Ann. They had 8 children, all daughters; Mary (1823), Sarah Ann (1828), Ann (1831), Nancy (1834), Maria (1838), Susanna (1841), Jane Emma (1846) and Elizabeth (1849). I have only been able to trace Elizabeth as she is my ancestor, but I would love to find out more about her family. Thank you in advance to anyone who can help.
William Hiley married to a Mary then an Elizabeth (both possibly Harrison)They had 13 children, I have been unable to find their children Benjamin 1827, Abraham 1827, Sarah 1819, Ann 1823 and James 1830. I would love to here if anyone has any details on them.
red mail Armitage - New Wortley
Hi, I am looking for information on a J.H Armitage. Was married July 2nd 1898 at Holy Family Church in New Wortley. Had a daughter Ann. Moved to Canada
red mail Longbottom/Whyler
I'm trying to find out what happened to Charles Henry Longbottom b 1893, married Florence Sowden in 1920 and later Dorothy Whyler in 1929. Contact lost with both Charles Henry Longbottom and Dorothy Whyler after 2nd World War. Dorothy last thought living in Strawberry Fields area off Tong Road.
red mail robertshaw's in wortley
Looking for family/relatives of Jonathan Robertshaw, b 1840 Wortley. Moved, married in, and died Hunslet,leeds.
red mail Triggs
I am looking for George Triggs who was married to Ellen from Gloucestershire. They lived in Armley, Leeds and had a son John who was 17 in 1901. Their address was 4 Milford Place, Armley. George was 44 and Ellen was 48. The father of George was Henry Triggs and he was married to Harriet. They originally came from Chichester. They lived in 14th Avenue and 15th Avenue and I think 6th Avenue Whortley. Harry worked on the railway and George and John were painters. George had a sister, Adelaide and a brother Matthias. In 1901 a Grandson called Henry lived with Henry and Harriet in Whortley. He was 8 and was born in South Africa
Whitakers of Armley & Wortley
I would be interested to hear from anyone with an interest in the Whitaker/Whittaker surname in Armley, Wortley or both. I have a considerable ammount of info collected already, and would be willing to help with looking for a relative
red mail Cawtheray
I am looking for details on the family of Cawtheray. Most are based in the Yorkshire area, Huddersfield and Leeds. I have found entries for Wortley where the strong base of the family seemed to have been drawn from... My Grandfather was William, his wife was Nellie, his brothers were Albert and Herbert, I have other names but not sure on the connections ie.cousins ..?...Any Information on the name as it is unusual . Thank you.
Simpson, Gaunt & Rigg - Wortley
Interested to hear from anyone with connections to these names in the Wortley/Armley area of Leeds from the 1800's to 1925. Employment in the textile and Iron trades.

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