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A COLLECTION OF PHOTOS OF PEOPLE OF TODMORDEN AND WALSDEN IN

DAYS GONE BY

 

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297. AMBROSE SUTCLIFFE (1874-1926) with wife Elizabeth & children Jack & Irene. Sent in by his gt. granddaughter Beth.
 
   
292. POLICE SERGEANT GEORGE BELL born 1840.

287. MARY CROSSLEY (born 1843 Ripponden) married Robert Sutcliffe. Photo kindly sent in by Karen Greenwood

of Toronto. See also here.

288. ANNIE HEYWORTH (b.1875). Married Jabez Sutcliffe son of the adjacent Mary Crossley. c.1910. Sent in by Karen Greenwood.
   
276. MICHAEL HIGGINS (1875-1953) & family. More details on the war heroes page & here. Kindly sent in by their gt. granddaughter Karen Greenwood of Toronto.

256. FLORENCE MARY BUTTERWORTH

(1876 to 1954). Photo kindly sent in by her grandson, Neil Fawcett.

255. MARY WOODHEAD (1837 to 1878) daughter of Joseph Woodhead and Mary Fielden. Photo kindly sent by Barbara Greenwood.
   
254. JAMES LAW (1846 - 1909) the son of Robert Law and Mary Scholfield. Photo kindly sent in by his great granddaughter Barbara Kaye.
253. SUSEY OGDEN (1848 - 1918) She became the wife of James Law. Photo kindly sent in by her great granddaughter Barbara Kaye.
252. EDITH ELLEN BOTTOMLEY born in 1909 in Walsden. Photo kindly sent in by her daughter Barbara Kaye.
   
251. WILLIAM EWART BOTTOMLEY, the son of Robert Bottomley and Ellen Dobson. Photo kindly sent in by his granddaughter Barbara Kaye.
248. VERA TURNER (1901 - 1971), daughter of Sidney Turner & Mary Alice Law. Photo kindly sent in by her cousin's daughter, Barbara Kaye
250. EMILY LAW, born in 1879 in Walsden, the daughter of James Law and Susey Ogden. Photo kindly sent in by her granddaughter Barbara Kaye
   
247. HERBERT BARKER AND ALICE GREENWOOD. More can be read of his brave exploits here. Photo kindly sent in by Derrick Flynn, great nephew of Alice.
241. JOHN PHILIP CROWTHER (1822-1890) His story can be read here. Photo by kind permission of Howard Browne.
   
243. JAMES NUTTALL BOTTOMLEY (1867-1937) son of William Bottomley & Sarah Nuttall of Ramsden Wood, Walsden. Photo kindly sent in by Tannis Pond.
240. ERNEST BOTTOMLEY (1871-1948) the son of William Bottomley of Ramsden Wood in Walsden & Sarah Nuttall. Kindly sent in by his grandaughter, Tannis Pond.
239. SARAH (1810-1893) wife of Thomas Bottomley junior of Ramsden Wood. Kindly sent by a direct descendant, Tannis Pond.
   
238. SARAH NUTTALL (1842-1873) first wife of William Bottomley of Ramsden Wood & daughter of James Nuttall. Photo kindly supplied by a direct descendant, Tannis Pond.
226. JOHN CROSSLEY (1807-1864) John was the Squire at Scaitcliffe from 1830 until 1864. The story of Scaitcliffe Hall and its residents can be read here.
225. JANE SMITH (1863-1906) daughter of Samuel Peter Smith and Alice Newell. . Sent in by her gt grandson Richard Holt
   
227. ANNIE JACKSON FISHER. Annie is pictured here with their only child, Eunice Greenwood in 1916. Photo sent in by her great grandson Richard Holt.
121. PATTIE ASHWORTH (1865-1920) the daughter of Abraham Ashworth and Mary Law. Photo sent by her gt. gt. grandson Richard Holt.
120. JAMES BARKER born about 1822 in Millwood, Todmorden, the son of Robert Barker and Peggy Smith. Photo sent in by Bob Gregory.
   
47. THOMAS HOLLINRAKE (1835-1890), the son of John Hollinrake and Hannah Haigh. His story can be read here. Photo kindly sent by Rosemary Stevenson
190. ALFRED WALTER BAYES (1832-1909), the son of William Bayes and Hannah Uttley of Lumbutts. Photo kindly supplied by his great granddaughter, Clare Ash.
189. ALFRED WALTER BAYES RE. Seen here with a group of children. The Bayes Saga, written by his daughter Jessie, can be read here. Photo kindly sent by Clare Ash.
   
35. EMILY ANN FIELDEN born 1807 in Todmorden, Photo kindly supplied by her great granddaughter, Clare Ash.
178. BETTY CROSSLEY (1880-1975) . The daughter of Henry Crossley and Emma Law. You can read about her life here.
157. MARTHA KERSHAW (1841-1901) provided by her gt. grandson, Ernest Law. She married Samuel Law of Walsden, featured below.
   
156. SAMUEL LAW (1834-1904) He was the son of Samuel Law and Esther Holden, born in Walsden. The photograph of a painting has been supplied by his great grandson, Ernest Law.
152. WILLIAM DAWSON (1842-1891) son of James Dawson & married to Mary Ann Thorpe. Photo sent by his gt.gt. granddaughter, Sharon Dawson Dunning.
153. MARY ANN THORPE (1842-1915) born in Addlington, Lancashire. She married William Dawson, Photo sent by her gt.gt. granddaughter, Sharon Dawson Dunning.
   
155. HERBERT DAWSON (1879-1953) and his wife ADA WINWARD.The photo was sent by their gt granddaughter, Sharon Dawson Dunning.
260. JOSEPH WOODHEAD (1809-1890) shown here with his second wife, Ann Ball. Photograph kindly submitted by Barbara Greenwood.
151. GEORGE EDMUND WOODHEAD (1832-1873) with second wife, Agnes Dalrymple Maitland & son James. Sent by Barbara Greenwood.
   
149. MARY ELIZABETH WILKINGS. She married John Richard Blacka. Sent by a descendant of the Blacka family, Curt Lehman.The story can be read here.
148. JOHN RICHARD BLACKA (1845-1923) The photograph has been sent by a cousin, Curt Lehman of West Virginia, USA.
147. CHARLES AND WALTER BLACKA. You can read about the family here. Sent by their cousin Curt Lehman of West Virginia, USA.
142. RICHARD ASHTON (1878-1947) Richard was born at Whitegate, Chadderton. Photo sent by his grandson, Alan Furness.
143. MARTHA BROWN (1877-1948). Martha was the wife of Richard Ashton. Photo sent by her grandson, Alan Furness.
138. SARAH JANE CROSSLEY & J.E. PRIESTLEY. Taken on their Silver Wedding, May 4th. 1904. Sent in by their grandson Robert Priestley
   
135. ROBERT BOWDEN (1803-1870) . Photo supplied by Robert Priestley.
136. SARAH BROOKS, wife of Robert Bowden & aunt to Captain Samuel Brooks, whose story can be read here. Photo sent by Robert Priestley.
137. ANTHONY BOWDEN (1831-1897) Anthony married Hannah Sutcliffe 10.8.1854. Photo supplied by Robert Priestley.
   

127. REV. ANTHONY JOHN PLOW (1831-1868), murdered in the vicarage by Miles Weatherill. Full story here. Photo kindly lent by the Todmorden Antiquarian Society

128. HARRIET PLOW, wife of the vicar of Todmorden. Viciously assaulted by Miles Weatherill. Photo kindly lent by the Todmorden Antiquarian Society.
126. JANE SMITH (1843-1868) She was a servant at the vicarage and was murdered by Miles Weatherill. Photo kindly lent by the Todmorden Antiquarian Society.
   
125. SARAH BELL of York. She was the cook at the vicarage and the sweetheart of Miles Weatherill. Photo kindly lent by the Todmorden Antiquarian Society.
124.MILES WEATHERILL of Brook Street, Todmorden (1845-1868). Read about his family here. Photo kindly lent by the Todmorden Antiquarian Society.
1. HANNAH HOWARTH who donated the peal of bells to Christ Church, Todmorden, in 1897. See her story in the Churches section here
   

2. JOHN FIELDEN M.P.

7. LUKE BARKER (1843-1896) of Stansfield Hall. His story is here
6. REUBEN HAIGH (1879-1951) Read his story here
   
19. REUBEN CROWTHER (1856-1922) and his second wife SUSEY ELLEN HOYLE
54. JOHN TRAVIS (1822-1912) Local historian, genealogist and eccentric. Read his story here
82. SALLY MILLS (1812-1905). Her rags to riches story can be read here. She married John Holt, whose story is here, later she married John Howarth. photo sent by Sally Hinchliffe.
   
83. FIELDEN HOLT who founded Fielden Holt & Sons, Picker Makers of Shade, Todmorden. There is more about him here. Photo sent by Sally Hinchliffe.
84. JOHN FIELDEN (1842-1892) son of John Fielden of Clough Mill & Peggy Bramley. Photo sent by Vic Fielden of Australia.
85. PEGGY BRAMLEY (1815-1893) married to John Fielden of Clough Mill (1812-1860). Photograph provided by Vic Fielden of Australia.
   
111. JAMES FIELDEN (1853-1909) 4th. son of John Fielden of Clough Mill & Peggy Bramley. Photo sent by Vic Fielden of Australia.
105. JOSHIAH FIELDEN b1860 the youngest child of John Fielden of Clough Mill and Peggy Bramley. Photo sent by Vic Fielden of Australia.
106. EMILY NORTH. She married Joshiah Fielden. The photograph has been provided by Vic Fielden of Australia.
   
107. MARY ANN FIELDEN (1837-1910) eldest child of John Fielden of Clough Mill & Peggy Bramley. She married Joseph Sutcliffe. Photo sent by Vic Fielden of Australia.
108. JOSEPH SUTCLIFFE (1838-1901) He married Mary Ann Fielden. The photograph has been provided by Vic Fielden of Australia.
109. SUSEY FIELDEN (1844-1903)  4th. child of John Fielden of Clough Mill & Peggy Bramley. She was married to Major Firth. Photo sent by Vic Fielden of Australia.
   
110. MAJOR FIRTH (1850-1906). He married Susey Fielden. The photograph has been provided by Vic Fielden of Australia.
277. BETSY FIRTH (1859-1938). Daughter of David Firth & Mary Ann Fourness, & niece of Major Firth. There is a photo of her here. Kindly sent in by Karen Greenwood of Toronto.
112.   SAMUEL FIELDEN (1847-1906), the 3rd. son of John Fielden of Clough Mill & Peggy Bramley. He married Betsey Ingham. Photo sent by Vic Fielden of Australia.
   
113. BETSEY INGHAM wife of the above Samuel Fielden. The photograph has been provided by Vic Fielden of Australia.
114. GRACE FIELDEN (1839-1920) daughter of Jinny Haigh & John Fielden of Henshaw. She married James Watson. Her story is here. Photo supplied by Beverley Weston of Australia.
115. JAMES WATSON (1828-1892) married Grace Fielden. Photo supplied by Beverley Weston of Australia.
   
RJ94. CANON EDWARD JAMES RUSSELL (1843-1911) Vicar of Todmorden for 27 years. His story is here. Photo kindly supplied by Richard Jeffery
116. SUSANNAH SUTCLIFFE (1809-1889) fourth child of Abraham Sutcliffe of Scout and Sally Scholfield. Photo supplied by Janet Rooks.
117. MARY DAWSON (1840-1911) daughter of John Dawson and Susannah Sutcliffe. She married Ormerod Scholes. Photo supplied by Janet Rooks.
   
118. ORMEROD SCHOLES (1844-1920) Photo supplied by Janet Rooks.
119. CLARA SCHOLES (1878-1947) daughter of Ormerod Scholes & Mary Dawson. Photo supplied by Janet Rooks.
     
     
   
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