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Postlethwaite in Dewsbury Yorkshire.

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enna

enna Report 23 Feb 2013 19:36

I am seaching for William Postlethwaite and his ancestors.
William married a lady name Jessie, Keighley ot Talbot or both.
Jessie had two sons from a previous marriage. Born maybe early 1900s. Maurice and John.
All I think from Dewsbury.
Anything will help as I am stuck.
Thanks.
Anne.

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 23 Feb 2013 19:39

Hello Anne, do you know where and when William died?

Any clues as to when and where he was born?

Have you looked for potential marriages on FreeBMD?

Andrew

Andrew Report 23 Feb 2013 19:40

For ref, is this correct family?

1901 England Census
about William Postlethwaite
Name: William Postlethwaite
Age: 32
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1869
Relation: Head
Gender: Male
Where born: Bramley, Yorkshire, England

Civil parish: Soothill Upper
Ecclesiastical parish: Hanging Heaton
County/Island: Yorkshire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status: View image

Registration district: Dewsbury
Sub-registration district: Soothill
ED, institution, or vessel: 4
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 46
Piece: 4270
Folio: 68
Page Number: 7
Household Members: Name Age
William Postlethwaite 32
John George Postlethwaite 8
Morris Postlethwaite 5
Hannah Auty 40




Andy

Andrew

Andrew Report 23 Feb 2013 19:42

1911

1911 England Census
about William Postlethwaite
Name: William Postlethwaite
Age in 1911: 42
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1869
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Bramley, Yorkshire, England
Civil parish: Batley
County/Island: Yorkshire-West Riding
Country: England
Street Address: 28 Garden St Coal Pit Lane Carlinghow Batley
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Foreman Rag Grinder
Registration district: Dewsbury
Registration District Number: 503
Sub-registration district: Batley
ED, institution, or vessel: 5
Piece: 27231
Household Members: Name Age
William Postlethwaite 42
Jessie Talbot Postlethwaite 31
John George Postlethwaite 18
Morris Postlethwaite


Andy

Andrew

Andrew Report 23 Feb 2013 19:46

Birth of Jessie

Surname First name(s) District Vol Page

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Births Jun 1880 (>99%)
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KEIGHLEY Jessie Talbot Dewsbury 9b 655
KEIGHLEY Jessie Talbot Dewsbury 9b 656


and marria

Surname First name(s) District Vol Page

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Marriages Mar 1906 (>99%)
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Keighley Jessie Talbot Dewsbury 9b 910
POSTLETHWAITE William Dewsbury 9b 910


Andy

Andrew

Andrew Report 23 Feb 2013 19:51

1891

William with first wife?

1891 England Census
about William Postlewaite
Name: William Postlewaite
Age: 22
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1869
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Emily Postlewaite
Gender: Male
Where born: Bramley, Yorkshire, England

Civil parish: Southill
Ecclesiastical parish: Hanging Heaton St Paul
Town: Hanging Heaton
County/Island: Yorkshire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status: View image

Registration district: Dewsbury
Sub-registration district: Soothill
ED, institution, or vessel: 1
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 3736
Folio: 11
Page Number: 15
Household Members: Name Age
William Postlewaite 22
Emily Postlewaite 21
Lena Postlewaite 1





Andy

Choccy

Choccy Report 23 Feb 2013 19:53


Marriages Mar 1889 (>99%)
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Lumb Jane Dewsbury 9b 752
>>>>>Postlethwaite William Dewsbury 9b 752
Stead Samuel Dewsbury 9b 752
>>>>>THATCHER Emily Dewsbury 9b 752



Deaths Mar 1901 (>99%)
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Postlethwaite Emily 31 Dewsbury 9b 459


Andrew

Andrew Report 23 Feb 2013 19:53

Surname First name(s) District Vol Page

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Marriages Mar 1889 (>99%)
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Postlethwaite William Dewsbury 9b 752
THATCHER Emily Dewsbury 9b 752


Andy

enna

enna Report 23 Feb 2013 19:54

Andy, the 1911 cenus is the one! Thank you. All the info is great. How can I get any earlier please, any hints?
I thought Talbot was the name of her first husband. Father of Morris/Maurice and John.
This is my uncles family. Thanks once more!
:-)
Anne.

Choccy

Choccy Report 23 Feb 2013 19:57



West Yorkshire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1935

Name: William Postlethwaite (Woollen spinner)
Birth Year: abt 1869
Age: 20
Marriage or Bann Date: 9 Feb 1889
Parish: Hanging Heaton, St Paul
Father's Name: William Postlethwaite (Woollen spinner)
Spouse's Name: Emily Thatcher
Spouse's Father's Name: George Thatcher (Milk Man

Witnesses - John Postlethwaite and Sarah Ann Thatcher


enna

enna Report 23 Feb 2013 20:01

William had only one wife to my knowledge, his wife was married before or so I
was told Andrew.

MarieCeleste, thanks, not got into this searching lark yet so not having much luck.
Anne.

Choccy

Choccy Report 23 Feb 2013 20:04



1871

RG number: RG10
Piece: 4605
Folio: 34
Page: 19
Reg. District: Dewsbury
Sub District: Soothill
Parish: Soothill
Enum. District: 2
Ecclesiastical District:
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: Rock Place, Soothill
County: Yorkshire


POSTLEWAITE, William Head M 39 1832 Yorkshire
POSTLEWAITE, Sarah Wife F 38 1833 Yorkshire
POSTLEWAITE, John Son M 15 1856 Yorkshire
POSTLEWAITE, Lena Daughter F 11 1860 Yorkshire
POSTLEWAITE, Emma Daughter F 7 1864 Yorkshire
POSTLEWAITE, Elizabeth Daughter F 5 1866 Yorkshire
POSTLEWAITE, Wm Son M 2 1869 Yorkshire
POSTLEWAITE, Hannah Daughter F 0 1871 Yorkshire



1881

RG number: RG11
Piece: 4545
Folio: 35
Page: 40
Reg. District: Dewsbury
Sub District: Batley
Parish: Batley
Enum. District:
Ecclesiastical District:
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: West St, Batley
County: Yorkshire (West riding)

POSTLETHWAITE, William Head Widower M 48 1833 Mule Spinner (W)
Armley, Yorkshire
POSTLETHWAITE, Lena Daughter Single F 22 1859 Weaver (Woolen)
Armley, Yorkshire
POSTLETHWAITE, Emma Daughter Single F 18 1863 Weaver (Woolen)
Armley, Yorkshire
POSTLETHWAITE, Elizabeth Daughter Single F 16 1865 House Maid (Dom)
Armley, Yorkshire
POSTLETHWAITE, William Son Single M 12 1869 Scholar
Bramley, Yorkshire
POSTLETHWAITE, Annie Daughter Single F 10 1871 Scholar
Dewsbury, Yorkshire

enna

enna Report 23 Feb 2013 20:07

Thanks Choccy, wrong William.
Anne.

Andrew

Andrew Report 23 Feb 2013 20:18

Looks like William was married twice and John and Morris were children from first marriage.

No children for Jessie before her marriage to William

Andy

Andrew

Andrew Report 23 Feb 2013 20:20

This should be Jessie with father and siblings.

1901 England Census
about Jessie T Keighley
Name: Jessie T Keighley
Age: 21
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1880
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: Alfred Keighley
Gender: Female
Where born: Batley, Yorkshire, England

Civil parish: Batley
Ecclesiastical parish: St Thomas
Town: Batley
County/Island: Yorkshire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status: View image

Registration district: Dewsbury
Sub-registration district: Batley
ED, institution, or vessel: 15
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 220
Piece: 4256
Folio: 154
Page Number: 32
Household Members: Name Age
Alfred Keighley 59
>>>>Jessie T Keighley 21
Arthur Keighley 19
Mary Alice Keighley 17

and 1891

1891 England Census
about Jessie Talbot Keighley
Name: Jessie Talbot Keighley
Age: 11
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1880
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: Alfred Keighley
Mother's name: Mary Jane Keighley
Gender: Female
Where born: Batley, Yorkshire, England

Civil parish: Batley
Ecclesiastical parish: St Thomas
Town: Batley
County/Island: Yorkshire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status: View image

Registration district: Dewsbury
Sub-registration district: Batley
ED, institution, or vessel: 14
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 3719
Folio: 127
Page Number: 18
Household Members: Name Age
Alfred Keighley 49
Mary Jane Keighley 49
Arthur Keighley 9
Jessie Talbot Keighley 11
Mary Alice Keighley 7


and her death

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006
about Jessie Talbot Postlethwaite
Name: Jessie Talbot Postlethwaite
Birth Date: 26 Mar 1880
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1969
Age at Death: 89
Registration district: Lancaster
Inferred County: Lancashire
Volume: 10c
Page: 1577







Andy

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 24 Feb 2013 11:01

Anne, why do you think that the info that Choccy posted is the wrong William? Whilst it's very useful to have some family information never take it as 100% accurate.

The 1901 census that Andy posted shows William as a widower on the original image.

Here's the baptism of John George:

West Yorkshire, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1910

Name: John George Postlethwaite
Birth Date: 15 Jul 1892
Parish: Hanging Heaton, St Paul
Baptism Date: 17 Nov 1892
Father's Name: William Postlethwaite - Draper
Mother's name: Emily Postlethwaite

Lived Commonside

To be certain of his mother's maiden name you'd need to order his birth certificate from GRO http://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/certificates/default.asp
(although that 1889 marriage looks pretty good to me)

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915

Name: John George Postlethwaite
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1892
Registration district: Dewsbury
Inferred County: Yorkshire West Riding
Volume: 9b
Page: 714

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 24 Feb 2013 11:13

Here's Morris' baptism:

West Yorkshire, Non-Conformist Records, 1646-1985

Name: Morris Postlethwaite
Birth Date: 18 Sep 1895
Event Type: Baptism
Father: William Postlethwaite
Mother: Emily Postlethwaite
Baptism Date: 15 Nov 1896
Archive Location: Wakefield
Parish or Chapel: Wesleyan Methodist Chapel
Reel Number: Batley Carr, Dewsbury, Earlsheaton, Gawthorpe, Hanging Heaton, Mirfield Knowle; WC21

Lived Bromley Street, Commonside. (This was the address on the 1891 census posted above). No occupation given for William.

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 24 Feb 2013 11:20

Haven't found a baptism for Lena who is on the 1891 census but there are these records:

Surname First name(s) Age District Vol Page

Births Jun 1890
Postlethwaite Lena Dewsbury 9b 689

Deaths Sep 1891
Postlethwaite Lena 1 Dewsbury 9b 404

These are from FreeBMD http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl which is a site you need to bookmark, it's one of the main resources for this searching lark and it costs nowt!

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 24 Feb 2013 11:33

This is the burial of William's first wife:

West Yorkshire, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1985

Name: Emily Postlethwaite
Birth Year: abt 1870
Parish: Hanging Heaton, St Paul
Burial Date: 12 Mar 1901
Burial Age: 31

Address was Bromley Street.

In the comments is "no ceremony according to the rites of the Church of England".
In the left margin is then number 1023 (don't know if that's a burial plot?)

enna

enna Report 24 Feb 2013 14:35

Thanks MarieCeleste, looks as though Lena didn't have time to be baptised, poor thing. Didn't know about her.
I think it was because I thought it was Jessie who married twice, it didn't fit in with William somehow. I know that some things you have to take with a pinch of salt.

Apologies to Choccy.

Andrew, if you read this, I think my source got mixed up, it was William who married twice. I got duff information!
On my way to find William's parents now, Wish me luck and again, thanks to all.
Anne.