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William WHITWORTH

Male 1824 - 1908  (84 years)


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  • Name William WHITWORTH 
    Born 29 Aug 1824  Birmingham Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 4 Jul 1825  St. Philip’s, Birmingham Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID DF813F460DAB45DE9BD53B0034FCE0E15C66 
    Died Dec 1908  Birmingham RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Baptised the son of William & Emma; Lancaster Street, brass founder.

      1851 census: in Misers Row, West Bromwich, Staffs (all WHITWORTH), William (head, 25, cabinet maker, born Birmingham), Elizabeth (wife, 23, born Birmingham) and William (son, 1, born Handsworth, Staffs). Also a house servant Mary Harris (13).

      1861 census: at 56-55 Ladywood Lane, Birmingham (all WHITWORTH, most born in Birmingham), William (head, 35, furniture broker & trader), Elizabeth (wife, 33), William (son, 10), James (son, 9, scholar, born Handsworth, Staffs), Edward (son (8, born Hill Top, Staffs, Charles (son 6), Emma (daughter, 4) and Alfred (son, 2). Also 2 lodgers a house servant and 2 visitors.

      1871 census: at 124 Gt. Colmore Street, Birmingham (all WHITWORTH, most born in Birmingham), William (head, 46, pawnbroker), Elizabeth (wife, 43), William (son, 21, general merchants warehouseman, born Handsworth, Birmingham), James (son, 19, house carpenter, born West Bromwich, Staffs), Edward (son (17, stationers warehouseman, born West Bromwich, Staffs, Charles (son 15, electro plater, born West Bromwich, Staffs), Emma E (daughter, 13, scholar), Frederick (son, 11, scholar), Sarah A (daughter, 9, scholar), Andrew E (son, 4, scholar) and Harriet J (daughter, 2). Also a domestic servant Betsy Welsh (21).

      1881 census: at 124 Gt. Colmore Street, Birmingham (all WHITWORTH, most born in Birmingham), William (head, 55, pawnbroker), Elizabeth (wife, 53), Charles Henry (son 23, landscape artist, born West Bromwich, Staffs), Emma Elizabeth (daughter, 23, pawnbroker assistant, born West Bromwich, Staffs), Frederick George (son, 21, violinist), Sarah Ann (daughter, 19, assistant pawnbroker), Andrew Ernest (son, 14, pawnbroker clerk) and Harriet Julia (daughter, 12, scholar). Also a general servant Emma CROOK (17).

      1891 census: at 124 Colmore Street, Birmingham (all WHITWORTH, all born in Birmingham), William (head, 66, debt collector), Elizabeth (wife, 63, pawnbroker), Sarah A (daughter, 29, assistant pawnbroker) and Harriet (daughter, 22, assistant pawnbroker). Also a general servant Martha ATTWOOD (16).
    Person ID I223  Thanet (2), Kent
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2019 

    Father William WHITWORTH,   b. 1804, Birmingham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1866, Aston RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Emma WILLIAMS,   b. Abt 1806, Liverpool, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1867, Aston RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Married 9 May 1824  St Mary's, Handsworth, Birmingham Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F69  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth WALKER,   b. Abt 1828, Birmingham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1907, Birmingham RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1848  Edgbaston, Birmingham Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • Married by banns. William Whitworth, full age, bachelor, cabinet maker of Lea Brook, father William Whitworth, cabinet maker. Elizabeth Walker, full age, spinster of Aston Road, [no details of father]. Both signed. Witnesses William Whitworth, Sarah Walker.
    Children 
     1. William WHITWORTH,   b. Dec 1849, Handsworth, Birmingham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1922, Edgbaston, Birmingham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)
     2. James WHITWORTH,   b. Abt 1851, West Bromwich, Staffs Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Edward WHITWORTH,   b. Jun 1853, West Bromwich, Staffs Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Charles WHITWORTH,   b. Abt 1855, West Bromwich, Staffs Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Emma Elizabeth WHITWORTH,   b. 15 Jun 1857, Birmingham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Frederick George WHITWORTH,   b. 30 Jun 1860, Birmingham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Sarah Ann WHITWORTH,   b. 6 Sep 1861, Birmingham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Andrew Ernest WHITWORTH,   b. 22 May 1866, Birmingham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Harriet Julia WHITWORTH,   b. Dec 1868, Birmingham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F68  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S39] Birmingham, England, Church of England Baptisms, 1813-1912 at ancestry.com.

    2. [S3] BMD index, aged 84, Q4 1908 Birmingham 6d/10. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S32] England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973 at ancestry.com.

    4. [S3] BMD index, Q3 1848 Kings Norton 18/429. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S38] Birmingham, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1937 at ancestry.com.