Phebe Chadwick Crowther

ID# 19372, b. October 1850, d. about May 1879
Phebe Chadwick Crowther was also recorded as Phoebe Chadwick Crowther.
From 3 June 1876, her married name was Dearnley.
Birth:
Phebe Chadwick Crowther was born in October 1850 at Dalton, Yorkshire.


Phebe Chadwick Crowther was the daughter of James Crowther and Ellen Schofield.

Marriage:
Phebe Chadwick Crowther married Charles Dearnley, son of William Dearnley and Elizabeth Hey, on 3 June 1876 at All Hallows, Almondbury, Huddersfield R.D., Yorkshire,
Charles Dearnley 23 Bachelor, Mason res: Almondbury fa: William Dearnley, Weaver
Phebe Chadwick Crowther 24 Spinster, --- res: Almondbury fa: James Crowther, Plumber Glazier
Both signed
Witnesses: Henry Jenkinsaw(?) & William Garner.


Death:
Phebe Chadwick Crowther died about May 1879 at Huddersfield R.D., Yorkshire,
Indexed as Phoebe Chadwick Dearnley, aged 28.     

Phebe Chadwick Crowther appeared in the 1851 census at
Mold Green, Yorkshire.
On 30 March 1851:-

CROWTHER, James Head Mar 23 Plumber And Glazier Almondbury, Yorkshire
CROWTHER, Ellen Wife Mar 23 - Lepton, Yorkshire
CROWTHER, Phoebe Chadwick Dau - 6mo - Dalton, Yorkshire

Piece: 2294 Folio: 676 Page: 13
Registration District: Huddersfield
Address: 437, Mold Green, Yorkshire (West riding.)



Phebe Chadwick Crowther appeared in the 1861 census at
North Gate, Almondbury, Yorkshire.
On 7 April 1861:-

CROWTHER, Mary Head Wid 63 - Dewsbury, Yorkshire
CROWTHER, Ann Dau Unm 38 Dressmaker Almondbury, Yorkshire
CROWTHER, Harriet Dau Unm 27 Dressmaker Almondbury, Yorkshire
CROWTHER, John Son Unm 21 National School Master Almondbury, Yorkshire
CROWTHER, Pheby GrandDau - 10 Scholar Dalton, Yorkshire

Piece: 3255 Folio: 15 Page: 23
Registration District: Huddersfield Civil Parish: Almondbury
Address: North Gate, Almondbury, Yorkshire (West riding.)



Phebe Chadwick Crowther appeared in the 1871 census at
North Gate, Almondbury, Yorkshire.
On 2 April 1871:-

CROWTHER, Mary Head Wid 73 - Dewsbury, Yorkshire
CROWTHER, Ann Dau - 47 Dress Maker Almondbury, Yorkshire
CROWTHER, Pheaby GrandDau - 20 Burler of Cloth Mold Green, Yorkshire

Piece: 4356 Folio: 16 Page: 26
Registration District: Huddersfield Civil Parish: Almondbury
Municipal Borough: Huddersfield
Address: North Gate, Almondbury, Huddersfield, Yorkshire.


Child of Phebe Chadwick Crowther and Charles Dearnley

Elizabeth Ann Dearnley

ID# 19373, b. November 1876, d. about February 1878
Elizabeth Ann Dearnley was also recorded as Elizabeth Ann Dearnsley.
Birth:
Elizabeth Ann Dearnley was born in November 1876 at Almondbury, Yorkshire.


Elizabeth Ann Dearnley was the daughter of Charles Dearnley and Phebe Chadwick Crowther.

Death:
Elizabeth Ann Dearnley died about February 1878 at Huddersfield R.D., Yorkshire,
Indexed as Elizabeth Ann Dearnley, aged 1.

James Crowther

ID# 19374, b. 1827
Birth:
James Crowther was born in 1827 at Almondbury, Yorkshire.


James Crowther was the son of James Crowther and Mary (?)

Residence:
in 1850 James Crowther lived at Almondbury, Yorkshire.


Marriage:
James Crowther married Ellen Schofield, daughter of Samuel Schofield, on 1 August 1850 at St. John the Baptist, Kirkheaton, Yorkshire,
James Crowther 22 Bachelor, Plumber And Glazier res: Almondbury fa: James Crowther
Ellen Schofield 22 Spinster, --- res: Kirkheaton fa: Samuel Schofield
James signed & Ellen made her mark
Witnesses: ??? & George Sykes.

James Crowther appeared in the 1851 census at
Mold Green, Yorkshire.
On 30 March 1851:-

CROWTHER, James Head Mar 23 Plumber And Glazier Almondbury, Yorkshire
CROWTHER, Ellen Wife Mar 23 - Lepton, Yorkshire
CROWTHER, Phoebe Chadwick Dau - 6mo - Dalton, Yorkshire

Piece: 2294 Folio: 676 Page: 13
Registration District: Huddersfield
Address: 437, Mold Green, Yorkshire (West riding.)


Child of James Crowther and Ellen Schofield

Ellen Schofield

ID# 19375, b. 1827
From 1 August 1850, her married name was Crowther.
Birth:
Ellen Schofield was born in 1827 at Lepton, Yorkshire.


Ellen Schofield was the daughter of Samuel Schofield.

Residence:
in 1850 Ellen Schofield lived at Kirkheaton, Yorkshire.


Marriage:
Ellen Schofield married James Crowther, son of James Crowther and Mary (?), on 1 August 1850 at St. John the Baptist, Kirkheaton, Yorkshire,
James Crowther 22 Bachelor, Plumber And Glazier res: Almondbury fa: James Crowther
Ellen Schofield 22 Spinster, --- res: Kirkheaton fa: Samuel Schofield
James signed & Ellen made her mark
Witnesses: ??? & George Sykes.

Ellen Schofield appeared in the 1851 census at
Mold Green, Yorkshire.
On 30 March 1851:-

CROWTHER, James Head Mar 23 Plumber And Glazier Almondbury, Yorkshire
CROWTHER, Ellen Wife Mar 23 - Lepton, Yorkshire
CROWTHER, Phoebe Chadwick Dau - 6mo - Dalton, Yorkshire

Piece: 2294 Folio: 676 Page: 13
Registration District: Huddersfield
Address: 437, Mold Green, Yorkshire (West riding.)


Child of Ellen Schofield and James Crowther

Martha Dearnsley

ID# 19376, b. July 1743
Martha Dearnsley was also recorded as Dearnaley - (spelling not found but added for indexing.)
Birth:
Martha Dearnsley was born in July 1743 at Yorkshire.


Baptism:
Martha Dearnsley was baptised on 21 August 1743 at Yorkshire
There are two FamilySearch entries for this baptism on this date:
Lydgate English Presbyterian, Kirkburton, Yorkshire & Southgate or Southend Presbyterian, Elland, Yorkshire.

Noel Parnell Howard

ID# 19377, b. 25 May 1902, d. about November 1974
Birth:
Noel Parnell Howard was born on 25 May 1902 at Ashton-under-Lyne R.D., Lancashire.


Marriage:
Noel Parnell Howard married Edith Dearnaley, daughter of Andrew Dearnaley and Mary Harrop, on 22 November 1924 at St. James' Church, Milbrook, Cheshire,
Noel Parnell Howard 22 fa: Joseph Howard
Edith Dearnsley fa: Andrew Dearnsley.


Death:
Noel Parnell Howard died about November 1974 at Cleveland R.D., Yorkshire,
Indexed as Noel Parnell Howard, born 25 May 1902.

Noel Parnell Howard appeared in the 1939 register at
18 Belvedere Road, Grove Hill, Middlesbrough C.B., Yorkshire.
In September 1939:-

HOWARD, Noel P 25 May 1902 Married Foreman Carpenter & Joiner
1 more person record which is officially closed
HOWARD, Dennis 08 Mar 1926 Single At School
Schedule No. 163.


Child of Noel Parnell Howard and Edith Dearnaley

Bertha Lomax

ID# 19378, b. 23 October 1883, d. 29 December 1967
From about May 1909, her married name was Johnson.
Birth:
Bertha Lomax was born on 23 October 1883 at Holmfirth, Huddersfield R.D., Yorkshire.


Bertha Lomax was the daughter of Harry Lomax and Alice Dearnley.

Marriage:
Bertha Lomax married Bernard Copestake Johnson about May 1909 at Fylde R.D., Lancashire.


Death:
Bertha Lomax died on 29 December 1967 at Nanaimo, British Columbia, at age 84 years, 2 months and 6 days.

Bertha Lomax appeared in the 1891 census at
Hawthorn Bank, Ribbleden, Holmfirth, Yorkshire.
On 5 April 1891:-

LOMAX, Harry Head Mar 47 Solicitors Managing Clerk and Holmfirth, Yorkshire
Clerk To Local Boards of Holmfirth
LOMAX, Alice Wife Mar 47 - Newmill, Yorkshire
LOMAX, Emily Dau Sngl 17 - Holmfirth, Yorkshire
LOMAX, Albert Son Sngl 15 Solicitors Junior Clerk Holmfirth, Yorkshire
LOMAX, Frank Son - 12 Scholar Holmfirth, Yorkshire
LOMAX, Leonard Son - 9 Scholar Holmfirth, Yorkshire
LOMAX, Bertha Dau - 7 Scholar Holmfirth, Yorkshire

Piece: 3558 Folio: 41 Page: 19
Registration District: Huddersfield Civil Parish: Cartworth
Address: Hawthorn Bank, Ribbleden, Cartworth, Holmfirth, Yorkshire (West Riding.)



Bertha Lomax appeared in the 1901 census at
9 Centenary Street (Stanley Terrace), Upperthong, Yorkshire.
On 31 March 1901:-

LOMAX, Harry Head Mar 57 Clerk To Urban District Council Holmfirth, Yorkshire
LOMAX, Alice Wife Mar 57 - Fulstone, Yorkshire
LOMAX, Emily Dau Sngl 27 - Holmfirth, Yorkshire
LOMAX, Frank Son Sngl 22 Certificated Assistant School Master Holmfirth, Yorkshire
LOMAX, Leonard Son Sngl 19 Chemist's Apprentice & Manager Holmfirth, Yorkshire
LOMAX, Bertha Dau Sngl 17 Technical College Student Holmfirth, Yorkshire
LOMAX, Edith GrandDau - 4 - Netherthong, Yorkshire

Piece: 4095 Folio: 92 Page: 14
Registration District: Huddersfield Civil Parish: Upperthong
Address: 9, Centenary Street (Stanley Terrace), Upperthong, Yorkshire (West riding.)



Bertha Lomax appeared in the 1911 census at
27 Hightown Lane, Holmfirth, Yorkshire.
On 2 April 1911:-

LOMAX, Harry Head Mar 67 Clerk Yorkshire, Holmfirth
LOMAX, Alice Wife Mar 38 yrs 67 - Yorkshire, Fulstone
LOMAX, Edith GrandDau - 14 Student Yorkshire, Netherthong
JOHNSON, Bernard Copestake Son-in-law Mar 31 Head Teacher Derbyshire, South Normanton
JOHNSON, Bertha Dau Mar 1 yr 27 - Yorkshire, Holmfirth
JOHNSON, Dorothy GrandDau - 1 - Lancashire, Greenhalgh
FISK, Mary Ellen Servant Wid 53 General Servant-Domestic Lancashire, Manchester

RG number: RG14 Piece: 26223 Reference: RG14PN26223 RG78PN1516 RD495 SD3 ED7 SN73
Registration District: Huddersfield Sub District: Holmfirth
Enumeration District: 7 Parish: Upperthong
Address: 27 Hightown Lane Holmfirth, Yorkshire (West riding.)


Child of Bertha Lomax and Bernard Copestake Johnson

Bernard Copestake Johnson

ID# 19379, b. 1880, d. 14 May 1917
Bernard Copestake Johnson
1880-1917
Birth:
Bernard Copestake Johnson was born in 1880 at South Normanton, Derbyshire.


Marriage:
Bernard Copestake Johnson married Bertha Lomax, daughter of Harry Lomax and Alice Dearnley, about May 1909 at Fylde R.D., Lancashire.


Death:
Bernard Copestake Johnson died on 14 May 1917 at age 37 years
Bernard Copestake Johnson, a Lieutenant, 2nd 7th Battalion, Duke of Wellington’s West Riding Regiment was killed in action Monday 14th May 1917. He trained as a teacher at Saint John’s Collage at Battersea, and began teaching in London in 1900, remaining there for six years, before moving to Kirkham, Lancashire. A thirty-seven year old, he had spent the last seven years before the war as the headmaster of the Holmfirth National School. At college he was a Sergeant of Volunteers in the Collage Regiment and gained a marksman’s badge. At Holmfirth he was a member of the National Reserve and treasurer of the Holmfirth section. He had a silver medal for ambulance work and a Life Saving Medal. He was a good all round athlete and excelled in the hurdles and high jump, he was also adept at Swedish Drill, which today would be called Physical Training or Physical Education in schools.
He joined the army on 2nd October 1914, wounded at the Somme in July, he was sent to hospital in England and received a commission to Second Lieutenant in September 1916. He returned to the front only two weeks before he was killed where he was appointed Brigade supervisor for Physical training and Bayonet fighting to the 186th Infantry Brigade.
He was buried at Ecoust Military Cemetery, Ecoust, St Meinp, Pas de Calais, France.
Grave Reference Number II. A. 38. Holme, Holmfirth and New Mill War Memorial: Holmfirth section, and the Holy Trinity, Holmfirth Parish Church Memorial.
source: "Great War Forum"

His wife, Bertha I assume emigrated to Canada where I believe she became an apple grower near Osoyoos.
(supplied by a family member).

Bernard Copestake Johnson appeared in the 1911 census at
27 Hightown Lane, Holmfirth, Yorkshire.
On 2 April 1911:-

LOMAX, Harry Head Mar 67 Clerk Yorkshire, Holmfirth
LOMAX, Alice Wife Mar 38 yrs 67 - Yorkshire, Fulstone
LOMAX, Edith GrandDau - 14 Student Yorkshire, Netherthong
JOHNSON, Bernard Copestake Son-in-law Mar 31 Head Teacher Derbyshire, South Normanton
JOHNSON, Bertha Dau Mar 1 yr 27 - Yorkshire, Holmfirth
JOHNSON, Dorothy GrandDau - 1 - Lancashire, Greenhalgh
FISK, Mary Ellen Servant Wid 53 General Servant-Domestic Lancashire, Manchester

RG number: RG14 Piece: 26223 Reference: RG14PN26223 RG78PN1516 RD495 SD3 ED7 SN73
Registration District: Huddersfield Sub District: Holmfirth
Enumeration District: 7 Parish: Upperthong
Address: 27 Hightown Lane Holmfirth, Yorkshire (West riding.)


Child of Bernard Copestake Johnson and Bertha Lomax

Leonard Lomax

ID# 19380, b. 1881
Birth:
Leonard Lomax was born in 1881 at Holmfirth, Yorkshire.


Leonard Lomax was the son of Harry Lomax and Alice Dearnley.
Leonard Lomax appeared in the 1891 census at
Hawthorn Bank, Ribbleden, Holmfirth, Yorkshire.
On 5 April 1891:-

LOMAX, Harry Head Mar 47 Solicitors Managing Clerk and Holmfirth, Yorkshire
Clerk To Local Boards of Holmfirth
LOMAX, Alice Wife Mar 47 - Newmill, Yorkshire
LOMAX, Emily Dau Sngl 17 - Holmfirth, Yorkshire
LOMAX, Albert Son Sngl 15 Solicitors Junior Clerk Holmfirth, Yorkshire
LOMAX, Frank Son - 12 Scholar Holmfirth, Yorkshire
LOMAX, Leonard Son - 9 Scholar Holmfirth, Yorkshire
LOMAX, Bertha Dau - 7 Scholar Holmfirth, Yorkshire

Piece: 3558 Folio: 41 Page: 19
Registration District: Huddersfield Civil Parish: Cartworth
Address: Hawthorn Bank, Ribbleden, Cartworth, Holmfirth, Yorkshire (West Riding.)



Leonard Lomax appeared in the 1901 census at
9 Centenary Street (Stanley Terrace), Upperthong, Yorkshire.
On 31 March 1901:-

LOMAX, Harry Head Mar 57 Clerk To Urban District Council Holmfirth, Yorkshire
LOMAX, Alice Wife Mar 57 - Fulstone, Yorkshire
LOMAX, Emily Dau Sngl 27 - Holmfirth, Yorkshire
LOMAX, Frank Son Sngl 22 Certificated Assistant School Master Holmfirth, Yorkshire
LOMAX, Leonard Son Sngl 19 Chemist's Apprentice & Manager Holmfirth, Yorkshire
LOMAX, Bertha Dau Sngl 17 Technical College Student Holmfirth, Yorkshire
LOMAX, Edith GrandDau - 4 - Netherthong, Yorkshire

Piece: 4095 Folio: 92 Page: 14
Registration District: Huddersfield Civil Parish: Upperthong
Address: 9, Centenary Street (Stanley Terrace), Upperthong, Yorkshire (West riding.)