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A COLLECTION OF TRANSCRIBED WILLS OF FOLK FROM TODMORDEN AND WALSDEN

 

There are 93 wills transcribed at present

with more to come

 

Please click on the name of the deceased

 

JAMES BARON DIED 1819

yeoman of Allescholes in Walsden

GRACE HAIGH (FORMERLY SUTCLIFFE, NEE BARKER) DIED 1817

inn keeper of Gauxholme

SAMUEL BARON DIED 1799

of Horse Pasture in Walsden

JAMES HAIGH DIED 1873

coal proprietor of Middleton,

late of Walsden

THOMAS BUTTERWORTH DIED 1700

husbandman farmer of Ramsden in Walsden

JAMES HAIGH DIED 1807

inn keeper of Gauxholme

ABRAHAM CLEGG DIED 1738

yeoman of Bottomley in Walsden

JOHN HAIGH DIED 1772

farmer of Inchfield Pasture

in Walsden

JOHN CRABTREE DIED 1803

of Furwood in Walsden, weaver

JOHN HAIGH DIED 1855

coal mine proprietor of Middleton

ABRAHAM CROSSLEY DIED 1801

Labourer of Steanorbottom in Walsden

JOHN HAIGH DIED 1831

farmer of Inchfield Pasture

in Walsden

ABRAHAM CROSSLEY DIED 1817

Cotton Spinner of Knowlwood Mill in Walsden

REUBEN HAIGH DIED 1750

yeoman of Inchfield in Walsden

ANTHONY CROSSLEY DIED 1646

of Todmorden

REUBEN HAIGH DIED 1806

yeoman of Dean in Walsden

ANTHONY CROSSLEY DIED 1707

yeoman of Scaitcliffe in Todmorden

and Broadhaugh in Spotland

REUBEN HAIGH DIED 1857

coal merchant of Moorcock

and Pexhouse

JAMES CROSSLEY DIED 1815

Weaver of Midgelden Clough, Dulesgate

THOMAS HAIGH DIED 1603/4

yeoman of Binns in Butterworth

JOHN CROSSLEY DIED 1824

weaver of Hollingreen in Todmorden

THOMAS HAIGH DIED 1925/26

of 16 Crawford Street Walsden

JOHN CROWTHER DIED 1815

Farmer and Stone Mason of Midgelden

ROBERT HEALEY DIED 1712

of Bottomley in Walsden

JOHN DAWSON DIED 1809

Cotton Spinner of Dobroyd Mill,

Todmorden

THOMAS HEALEY DIED 1682

of Hundersfield

ABRAHAM FIELDEN DIED 1645

yeoman of Inchfield in Walsden

JOHN HELLIWELL DIED 1813

yeoman of Greenhurst Hey in Stansfield transcribed and submitted by Reg Postlethwaite

ABRAHAM FIELDEN DIED 1682

yeoman of Swineshead in Langfield

MARY HELLIWELL DIED 1802

widow of Joshua

transcribed and submitted by Reg Postlethwaite

ABRAHAM FIELDEN DIED 1715/1716

Yeoman of Knowltop in Walsden

MICHAEL HELLIWELL DIED 1802

yeoman of Greenhurst Hey in Stansfield transcribed and submitted by Reg Postlethwaite

JAMES FIELDEN DIED 1828

weaver of Square in Walsden

SARAH (SUTCLIFFE) HELLIWELL

DIED 1821/23

widow of John Helliwell of Greenhurst Hey

transcribed and submitted by Reg Postlethwaite

JAMES FIELDEN DIED 1628

of Hades in Parish of Rochdale

THOMAS HELLIWELL DIED 1823

cotton spinner of Friths Mill

transcribed and submitted by Reg Postlethwaite

JAMES FIELDEN DIED 1587

of Walsden

ZACHARIAH HEYWORTH DIED 1832

tenant farmer of Whiteslack, Walsden

JAMES FIELDEN DIED 1602

yeoman of Bottomley

CHARLES HILL DIED 1761

yeoman of Calfholes in Walsden

JAMES FIELDEN DIED 1855

picker manufacturer of Clough, Walsden

CHARLES HILL DIED 1808

yeoman of Longclough

JAMES FIELDEN DIED 1594

Yeoman of Bottomley in Walsden

JOHN HILL DIED 1689

husbandman of Lightowlers in Blatchinworth & Calderbrook

JAMES FIELDEN DIED 1774

weaver of Furwood in Walsden

WILLIAM INGHAM DIED 1806

fulling miller of Inchfield in Walsden

JOHN FIELDEN DIED 1787

yeoman of Winterbutlee in Walsden

JAMES JACKSON DIED 1820

farmer of Potoven in Walsden

JOHN FIELDEN DIED 1715

of Knowltop in Walsden

SAMUEL JACKSON DIED 1809

Farmer of Potoven in Walsden

JOHN FIELDEN DIED 1710/11

yeoman of Hartley Royd in Stansfield

DAVID LACY DIED 1867

cotton spinner of Stoodley in Langfield

Transcribed by John Alan Longbottom

JOHN FIELDEN DIED 1698

yeoman of Hartley Royd in Stansfield

HENRY LACY DIED c.1840

Gentleman of Stoodley in Langfield

Transcribed by John Alan Longbottom

JOHN FIELDEN DIED 1645

yeoman of Hartley Royd in Stansfield

JOHN LAW DIED 1781

Bridge Master for the Salford One Hundred. Transcription by permission of Robert Priestley

JOHN FIELDEN DIED 1666

yeoman of Inchfield in Walsden

ROBERT LAW DIED 1842

cotton manufacturer of

Ramsden Wood Walsden

JOHN FIELDEN DIED 1822

yeoman of Bottomley in Walsden

SAMUEL LAW DIED 1842

yeoman of Smales in Walsden

JOHN FIELDEN DIED 1807

farmer of Warland in Walsden

SAMUEL LAW DIED 1845

cotton manufacturer of

Ramsden Wood Walsden

JOHN FIELDEN DIED 1807

yeoman of North Hollingworth in Walsden

WILLIAM LAW DIED 1891

warehouseman of Bottoms in Walsden

JOHN FIELDEN DIED 1757

yeoman of Inchfield in Walsden

CHARLES LORD DIED 1790

yeoman of Little Knowl in Walsden

JOSHUA FIELDEN DIED 1727

clothier of Swineshead in Langfield

THOMAS LORD DIED 1886

Accountant and the last schoolmaster of the Endowed School in Todmorden. Transcribed and submitted by Susan Fife.

JOSHUA FIELDEN DIED 1724

yeoman of Kitson Royd in Stansfield

JOHN MITCHELL DIED 1836

of Wadsworth Mill Todmorden, labourer

JOSHUA FIELDEN DIED 1847

Gentleman of Waterside, Todmorden 

WILLIAM MITCHELL DIED 1807

yeoman of Gibbet in Todmorden

NICHOLAS FIELDEN DIED 1626

yeoman of Inchfield in Walsden

JOHN STANSFIELD DIED 1760

yeoman of Dean in Walsden

NICHOLAS FIELDEN DIED 1820

yeoman of Inchfield Fold in Walsden

THOMAS TAYLOR DIED 1829

cotton weaver of Square, Walsden

NICHOLAS FIELDEN DIED 1678

yeoman of Shore in Stansfield

JOHN TRAVIS DIED 1912

local antiquarian (includes detailed

notes of the beneficiaries )

NICHOLAS FIELDEN DIED 1699

yeoman of Shore in Stansfield

JOHN UTTLEY DIED 1749

yeoman of Light Hazzels in

Calderbrook

NICHOLAS FIELDEN DIED 1714

clothier of Edge End in Todmorden

JAMES WALTON DIED 1818

cotton weaver of Knowlwood, late of Woodbottom in Walsden

ROBERT FIELDEN DIED 1623

husbandman farmer of Hades in Parish of Rochdale

JOHN WOOD DIED 1822

yeoman of Stonehouse in Walsden

SAMUEL FIELDEN DIED 1798

yeoman of Bottomley in Walsden

JOSEPH WOOD DIED 1785

yeoman of Stonehouse in Walsden

THOMAS FIELDEN DIED 1870

cotton merchant of Crumpsall, late of Todmorden

MARY WOOD DIED 1773

widow of John Wood of Walsden

ZACHARIAH FIELDEN DIED 1664

clothier of Upper Swineshead

EDMUND WOODHEAD DIED 1838

farmer and piece-maker of Clough in Walsden

Transcribed and submitted by Barbara Greenwood

JAMES GREENWOOD DIED 1802

farmer of Deanroyd in Walsden

PROBATE DETAILS EXTRACTED FROM THE TODMORDEN & HEBDEN BRIDGE

ALMANAC OF 1907

ROBERT GREENWOOD DIED 1834

innkeeper of Todmorden

INDEX TO WILLS RECORDED IN WEST RIDING REGISTRY OF DEEDS 1704-1879

Extracted by John Alan Longbottom with acknowledgement to the West
Yorkshire Archive Service

ANN HAIGH DIED 1847

spinster of Nicklety in Walsden

 

 

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