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red mail maria horkan
My ancestor Maria was born in Ireland and appears aged 24 on the 1861 census in Ovenden with her family. I have checked deaths and marriages up 1871 without success. Has anyone any fresh ideas, like convents (do they appear on census forms) missing voters or hospitals.I cannot seem to find any acces to those places. Help mike
red mail Florence Oxby
can anyone find the birthplace of Florence Rebecca Oxby. She married my ancestor Robert Horkin/Hawkins in Halifax in 1904. Acess to 1911 census might show her birthplace but browsing births hasn't been successful for me. I am also told she had a sister called Grace who I can find no trace of. many many thanks
Elizabeth Ann SMITH bn 1840 Northowram d/o John SMITH & Martha HAGGAS married 1865 Jonathan LASSEY s/o William LACEY & Sarah HORSFALL. Elizabeth & Jonathan had the following known children bn at Ovenden - Lavinia bn 1867 married John Jackson LAMBERT, Eliza bn 1868 m Albert KERSHAW and Asa bn 1870 who died 1890 unmarried. Believed to be 2 more children but they remain unknown. Any info welcome.
red mail Sladden of Ovenden
Looking for the Sladden family origins from Ovenden Husband John born 1817 wife Sarah from Liversedge trying to find her maiden name, their daughter married into the Crowther familyr
red mail Horsfield family - Ovenden, Warley and Luddenden
I am researching one of the Horsfield families resident in Luddenden and Warley in the 19th century. My ancestor is George Horsfield (b 1821). He was living at Hill End Ovenden with his parents Henry Horsfield (b 1786) and Mary (b 1786). I'd be interested in knowing whether anyone has researched the ancestors to Henry and Mary and whether they had any other children (and how they are all related to the many other Horsfields in the area at that time).
red mail Hartley Family
I stuck to say the least on David Hartley b 1772 in Ovenden,i am aware of his marriage to Sarah Whitley on 19/7/1791. But have no details re his parents and siblings. I do however have extensive detail re his descendents. I am keen to finf more detail re the Hartley family in Ovenden and Rastrick. David Hartley died in 1851 and his wife Sarah in 1848. I am aware they are buried in the graveyard of St matthews at Rastrick as are a few relatives ,yet i have been unable to locate the grave . Any guidance or contacts would be much appreciated.
Any information regarding Samuel Wood, born 1813 in Ovenden? My have married Martha Wilson in 1834. Both were from Ovenden and both worked as worsted weavers.Samuel is my g/great grandfather.
red mail Hoyle/ Midgley/ Hudson
looking for info on Hoyle family that lived in ovenden. My grandmother Eveline Hoyle b.1888 her mother Sarah Ellen hoyle Formerly Hudson Her farther William Hoyle. Possibly a brother Joseph would like to know if there was any more family members.
Samuel Wood/Martha Wilson
Looking for parents of Samuel Wood and Martha Wilson , both of Ovenden , who were married in 1834 . Both were employed as worsted weavers and had 3 children , James/Robert/Joseph
red mail Cockroft/Halliday/Priestley
David Halliday m. Mary Priestley in 1795. Their daughter Sarah Halliday m. James Smith Cockroft and had children Charles, Martha, David, Amelia, Fred, Edwin, Frank. Charles and David emigrated to the US in about 1860 - I am seeking descendents of those siblings remaining in UK and any information about these families. Thank you! Tina
Collins in Ovenden
Looking for Family History Relations / Contacts for Thomas Collins Born 1823/5 Heptonstall, I have the full family for Thomas, but I dont have his parents.
red mail Arthur Isles - born C1896
Arthur Isles - born C1896 – Living at 5 & 6 Grove Street, Ovenden with parents John Uttley Isles (Butcher Shopkeeper) and Sarah, in 1901 when aged 5. Harry Isles - born C1889 – Living at 5 & 6 Grove Street, Ovenden with parents John Uttley Isles (Butcher Shopkeeper) and Sarah, in 1901 when aged 12. Leona Uttley Isles - b C1893. Etta Uttley Isles - b 1886. Willie Isles b 1883. Thomas Henry Uttley Isles - b 1872, working as ‘Labourer Dyers & Farm’ on 1901 census. Researching Isles family from Moor Side Ovenden, daughter of John Uttley Isles and Sarah Horsfield. Siblings were Thomas Henry Uttley Isles (C1873), Florance Isles (C1877), Annie Isles (C1879) and 'Infant Isles (C1881)
red mail Horsfield family
Researching Horsfield family – Henry A. Horsfield (C1825) married to Martha E (unknown maiden name) (C1821) living at Friendly Row, Ovenden in 1881 census. Had daughter Sarah Elliott Horsfield (C1854). who married John Uttley Isles (C1853)- a butcher - and were living at 3 Ovenden Road, Ovenden in 1881 census. Had children Thomas Henry Uttley Isles (C1873), Grace Ann Uttley Isles (C1876), Florance Isles (C1877), Annie Isles (C1879) and an unknown infant (C1881).
red mail Joe Mitchell - York Ludden Foot
Researching the family of Joe Mitchell (b.1855,d.1883) and his wife Suzy Haigh Speak (b.1856,d.1926). They lived Yorks Ludden Foot, at least when their daughter Lilly (b.1879,d.1942) was born. Believe that Joe's parents were John & Priscilla Mitchell. Any information on this family would be appreciated

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