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Ethel Report 13 Jan 2013 17:29

James Boothroyd. born c 1838 Huddersfield area (Lepton) Father. John who was a weaver. Got one certificate that showed Father as a Blacksmith so that is out.
James became a coal miner and married Sarah Brook/e 1864.
Any help available to find the birth of James giving both parents would be great.


Helen Report 13 Jan 2013 17:41

1841 England Census about James Bothroyd
Name: James Bothroyd
Age: 4
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1837
Gender: Male
Where born: Yorkshire, England
Civil parish: Kirk Heaton
Hundred: Agbrigg (Upper Division)
County/Island: Yorkshire
Country: England
Street Address:


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Registration district: Huddersfield
Sub-registration district: Kirkburton
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 1278
Book: 5
Folio: 8
Page Number: 10
Household Members:
Name Age
John Bothroyd 45 >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>weaver
Ann Bothroyd 40
Hannah Bothroyd 20
Sarah Bothroyd 15
Daniel Bothroyd 15
Squire Bothroyd 12
Betty Bothroyd 11
John Bothroyd 9
Thomas Bothroyd 6
James Bothroyd 4


Helen Report 13 Jan 2013 17:43

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915 about James Boothroyd
Name: James Boothroyd
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1838
Registration district: Huddersfield
Inferred County: Yorkshire West Riding
Volume: 22
Page: 294 (click to see others on page)

A possible


Ethel Report 13 Jan 2013 18:15

many thanks. I have looked before on 1841 and somehow missed this. It does look very promising. E Andrew.


Ethel Report 13 Jan 2013 18:15

many thanks. I have looked before on 1841 and somehow missed this. It does look very promising. E Andrew.


Ethel Report 13 Jan 2013 18:36

Ethel again. I have now found the 1841 and 1851 listing for the family as above, but there is a snag. 1851. Ann/Nancy is shown as a Widow, yet when James married 1868 his Father was shown as a weaver, and does not mention deceased. ????
Is it likely that they would miss this off.???? Ethel.


Mary Report 13 Jan 2013 19:11

Hi Ethel,I think it is the same family.
Nancy and Ann were one in the same.
If you check all census addresses it is Lascelles hall Kirkheaton.
In 1901 James puts place of birth Lasellhall.

John Boothroyd married Ann pollard 31/1/1919 in Kirkheaton
She is down as Ann on a few of the childrens Baptisms
ie Daniel (David)1824
Squire 1828
Betty 1830.



Ethel Report 14 Jan 2013 07:49

Thank you so much Mary. I think it must just be an omission about John's death.


wisechild Report 14 Jan 2013 08:12

The Bride/groom were asked for names & occupations of their fathers. They weren´t asked whether they were dead or alive, so the info wasn´t included unless it was mentioned.