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Family of James BILBROUGH (2) & Martha CROWTHER

4. William BILBROUGH (James2, James1)1, Grandson. Born abt 1771 in Gildersome, Yks, Eng. William died in W. Riding Yorks. Eng., in Aug 1861; he was 90. Buried on 22 Aug 1861 in Old Chapel Independent, Morley, Yorkshire, England.11 Occupation: Clothier/Farmer.9

Was one of the first workers in Gildersome to start a "Sick Club" in 1798 to aid workers laid off work with sickness.9

1861 (7 Apr) Census:, RG9/3397 Fol 5 Pg 3 Sch 13 - Bruntcliffe Thorn, Morley, W. Yorks. BILBROUGH William Head W M 89 Farmer Yorkshire - Gildersome
BILBROUGH Hannah Dau U F 51 Yorkshire - Morley
BILBROUGH William Grnson U M 21 Woollen Spinner Yorkshire - Morley. 9

I am not certain who the grandson William is. It can only be a son of Thomas or Edward since he is still called Bilbrough or an illegitimate child of one of the daughters. Thomas was in the USA so Edward seems a likely bet and there is a space where the birth can have been. 7

On 5 Sep 1796 when William was 25, he married Hannah HARGREAVES1, in St. Peters, Leeds, Eng. Born in 1774 in Leeds, Yks, Eng.9 Hannah died in Morley, Yks, Eng, in 1829; she was 55.9

They had the following children:
13 i. Elizabeth (1797-)
14 ii. Thomas (1798->1880)
15 iii. Edward (1799-1879)
16 iv. Harriet (1801-1876)
17 v. Nancy (1802-)
18 vi. Sarah (1804-)
vii. Martha1, G Granddaughter. Born in 1806 in Gildersome, Yks, Eng.9 Martha died in May 1833; she was 27. Buried on 14 May 1833 in Old Chapel Independent, Morley, Yorkshire, England.
viii. Mary1, G Granddaughter. Born in 1808. Mary died in 1832; she was 24. Buried on 27 Aug 1832 in Old Chapel Independent, Morley, Yorkshire, England.
19 ix. Hannah (1809-1898)

5. John BILBROUGH (James2, James1)1, Grandson. Born in 1780 in Gildersome, Yks, Eng. John died in Holbeck, Yorks, ENG, in 1850; he was 70. Buried in Baptist Church Gildersome. At the age of <1, John was baptized on 20 Feb 1780.9 Occupation: Maltster.

1823 Baines Directory of Gildersome was named as a Maltster.
May 1813 was created a Trustee of Gildersome Baptist church....and again in 1848.
1812 Feb 7th.Subscribed 2 guineas towards enlarging the burial ground and repairing the chapel at Gildersome and again on Nov 3rd 1813 (2 guineas). 9

John married Elizabeth Brooks PRIESTLEY12, daughter of Brooks PRIESTLY & Elizabeth BLAKEY. Born in Oct 1780 in Bradford, W. Yorks. Elizabeth Brooks died aft 1819; she was 38.

sister of Ellen, niece of Joseph1

They had the following children:
20 i. Joseph Brooks (1812-1885)
21 ii. John (1815-1855)
iii. William Priestley1, G Grandson. Born on 29 Nov 1818 in Gildersome, Yks, Eng.9 William Priestley died in Leeds, Yks, ENG, on 17 Aug 1881; he was 62. At the age of <1, William Priestley was baptized in Baptist Church Gildersome, on 29 Jan 1819.9 Occupation: Maltster.
A retired maltster lodging in the lodging house operated by Ann Ashton of 11 Cobden Place, Leeds in the 1881 census. Left a will appointing Joseph Brooks Priestley, druggist of Leeds and Alfred Bilbrough of Gildersome, gent, brothers and William Radford Bilbrough of Leeds, gent, nephew as executors. 7

In 1886 was described as a gentleman of Leeds. Was a Maltster9

22 iv. Alfred (1819-1891)
v. Anna Elizabeth1, G Granddaughter. Born in 1819 in Gildersome, Yks, Eng. Anna Elizabeth died in 1834; she was 15. At the age of <1, Anna Elizabeth was baptized in Baptist Church Gildersome, on 2 Jul 1819.

6. James BILBROUGH (James2, James1)1, Grandson. Born on 21 Mar 1782 in Gildersome, Yks, Eng. At the age of <1, James was baptized in Batley, Yorks, Eng., on 10 Apr 1782.10 James died on 15 May 1847; he was 65. Occupation: Drysalter.9

May 1813 was created a Trustee of Gildersome Baptist church.Was a drysalter by trade.Subscribed 10 pounds towards the errection of a school at Gildersome in 1810. Also subscribed 5 guineas on Feb 7th 1812 for enlarging the burial ground and repairing the chapel at Gildersome. In 1818 was a member of a committee to sit and advise the Overseers of the Poor in Gildersome. Was a voter in 1835.....voting for Lord Morpeth. In Baines 1823 Directory was a Drysalter by trade. 9

In 1821(7th July) travelled to the USA on a visit with nephew Thomas Bilbrough on the ship 'Dido' from Liverpool. James was listed as a 'Merchant' and nephew Thomas as a farmer. Stayed only a short time.

James married Ellen Brooks PRIESTLY1, daughter of Brooks PRIESTLY & Jane JONES. Born in 1791 in Lancashire, ENG.9 Ellen Brooks died on 5 Apr 1865; she was 74.

sister of Elizabeth, niece of Joseph1

Was living in Gildersome in the 1851 Census with her daughter Ellen Donbavand Bilbrough. Living close by was daughter Anna Margaret.

They had the following children:
23 i. Brooks Priestley (1813-1892)
ii. Martha Jane1, G Granddaughter. Born on 12 Dec 1814 in Gildersome, Yks, Eng. At the age of <1, Martha Jane was baptized in Baptist Church Gildersome, on 12 Dec 1814.
In 1840 when Martha Jane was 25, she married John Barraclough FELL1, in Kirkstall, Leeds, ENG.
24 iii. William Hudson (1816-1891)
25 iv. Emma Priestley (1817-)
v. James1, G Grandson. Born on 7 Aug 1819 in Gildersome, Yks, Eng. James died in Sep 1841; he was 22. At the age of <1, James was baptized in Baptist Church Gildersome, on 7 Aug 1819.
1841 Poll....Voter...the year he died.9

26 vi. Seacombe Ellison (1821-1885)
27 vii. Edward Priestley (1822-1894)
viii. Ellen Donbavand1, G Granddaughter. Born in 1824 in Gildersome, Yks, Eng. Ellen Donbavand died in Manchester, ENG, on 15 May 1891; she was 67. At the age of <1, Ellen Donbavand was baptized in Baptist Church Gildersome, on 2 Jun 1824.
Householder living at 76 Lloyd St, Chorlton on Medlock in Slater's Directory of Manchester & Salford, 1877-78 and 1886. She died leaving a will and appointing as executor her nephew James William Bilbrough of Ben Rhydding, Yorks, Solicitor. 7

annuitant living at Chorlton on Medlock with sister Mary in 18811

Started the temperance cause in the Gildersome village and before the days of trained nurses helped wherever she could. When Park House estate was sold she left Gildersome & went to live at Chorlton on Medlock with her sister Mary in the 1881 Census.9

Ellen Donbavand married .
ix. Anna Margaret1, G Granddaughter. Born in 1826 in Gildersome, Yks, Eng. At the age of <1, Anna Margaret was baptized in Baptist Church Gildersome, on 7 Mar 1826.
died leaving issue five sons.

In Dec 1853 when Anna Margaret was 27, she married Joseph KNOTT1, in Kirkstall, Leeds, ENG.
x. Mary Elizabeth1, G Granddaughter. Born in 1829 in Gildersome, Yks, Eng. Mary Elizabeth died in Morton Medlock, Manchester, on 5 Jan 1900; she was 71.9 At the age of <1, Mary Elizabeth was baptized in Baptist Church Gildersome, on 12 Mar 1829.
In 1851 Census was aged 22 living with her brother Thomas in Gildersome,Yks.

Annuitant living at Chorlton on Medlock with sister Ellen D in 1881

28 xi. Thomas Priestley (1831-1909)
xii. Arthur Henry1, G Grandson. Born in Oct 1833 in Gildersome, Yks, Eng. Arthur Henry died in Dec 1833; he was <1. At the age of <1, Arthur Henry was baptized in Baptist Church Gildersome, on 18 Oct 1833.

7. Joseph BILBROUGH (James2, James1)1, Grandson. Born on 20 Jun 1784 in Gildersome, Yks, Eng. Joseph died in New York, NY, USA, on 9 Sep 1839; he was 55. Occupation: Comission Agent for Yorkshire woolen products: Located Philadelphia and New York City.

New York City Port Arrivals: 1812
Philadelphia Passenger Maiifests: Dec 1821, ship Dido
Philadelphia Passenger Maiifests: Aug 1826, ship Cambria
Petition for Naturalization- Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Sep 1828
Naturalization granted: 28 May 1831
Manhattan NYC 1829-30 Directory page 10: Wool Merchant, Address: 10 Gold
Death recorded in NY Newspaper

On 16 Jun 1814 when Joseph was 29, he married Mary BEAUMONT1, daughter of John BEAUMONT & Sarah BEST, in All Saints Batley, Yorks.9 Born in 1790. Mary died in 1821; she was 31.

They had the following children:
i. Francis1, G Grandson. Born in 1816 in Gildersome, Yks, Eng. Francis died in Philadelphia, PA, USA, on 22 Mar 1844; he was 28. At the age of <1, Francis was baptized in Baptist Church Gildersome, on 15 Jun 1816.
New York Passenger List Arrivals: 7 Oct 1839 from: Liverpool ship, Memphis

Named Estate Administrator for Joseph Bilbrough (father) who died intestate.
(New York City Records: Liber-Page Bond Book: 39-171-36, 14 Oct 1839)

ii. Mary Ann1, G Granddaughter. Born in 1817 in Gildersome, Yks, Eng. Mary Ann died aft 1881; she was 64. At the age of <1, Mary Ann was baptized in Baptist Church Gildersome, on 29 Dec 1817. Occupation: Grocer.
England 1841 Census: Gildersome
New York Passenger List Arrivals: 8 Jul 1848 from: Liverpool ship, Roscius
England 1881 Census: Sherness

29 iii. Samuel (1819-~1870)
iv. Sarah1, G Granddaughter. Born in 1820 in Gildersome, Yks, Eng. Sarah died aft 1881; she was 61. At the age of <1, Sarah was baptized in Baptist Church Gildersome, on 19 Sep 1820. Occupation: Grocer.
England 1841 Census: Gildersome
New York Passenger List Arrivals: 20 Jul 1848 from: London ship, Robert Peel
1850 US Census:Living in Philadelphia with brother Samuel 13
England 1881 Census: Sherness


8. Samuel Crowther BILBROUGH (James2, James1)1, Grandson. Born in 1790 in Gildersome, Yks, Eng. Samuel Crowther died in Philadelphia, PA, USA, in 1829; he was 39. Buried in Christ Church, Philadelphia, Pa.

Emigrated to USA 20 Sep 182014

"Bilbrough S wool ware-ho. 22 Church Alley" Philadelphia Directory& Strangers Guide for 1825, page 19.

On 7 Jun 1827 when Samuel Crowther was 37, he married Margaret Sarah PAGE15, daughter of William PAGE & Ann SEWELL, in Philadelphia, PA, USA.16 Born on 4 Jan 1797 in Philadelphia, PA, USA. Margaret Sarah died in Bensalem, Pa. USA, on 4 Jan 1879; she was 82.

Source: Bingham Family History
Source: The Potts Family Great Britain and America, 1901 - Thomas Maxwell Potts
Head of Household 184017 in Burlington NJ

They had one child:
i. James, G Grandson. Born abt 1828 in Philadelphia, PA, USA. James died aft 1880; he was 52. Occupation: Farmer.
Source: Bingham Family History

James and Marg. Sarah in Bensalem 186018

1880 US Census: Living with Boutcher Family as "Gentleman" & "Border" (Bensalem)


9. Mary BILBROUGH (James2, James1)1, Granddaughter. Born on 23 Dec 1792 in Batley, Yks.9

Mary married Unknown COOPER1.

They had one child:
i. James, G Grandson.


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