See also

Elizabeth TOWNEND (1853-1938)

Name: Elizabeth TOWNEND
Sex: Female
Father: James TOWNEND (c. 1817-1874)
Mother: Martha HOLMES (1823-1877)

Individual Events and Attributes

Birth 10 Jan 1853 Haworth, Yorkshire, UK1,2,3,4
Mill Hey, Haworth, Yorkshire, UK
Q1 1853 Keighley 9a 181 for Elizabeth TOWNEND
Occupation 7 Apr 1861 (age 8) Worsted Factory Worker; Haworth, Yorkshire, UK5
Mill Hey, Haworth, Yorkshire, UK
Entry was for Elizabeth TOWNEND stated age 8
Occupation 2 Apr 1871 (age 18) Worsted Power Loom Weaver; Haworth, Yorkshire, UK6
Mill Hey, Haworth, Yorkshire, UK
Entry was for Elizabeth TOWNEND stated age 18
Occupation 3 Apr 1881 (age 28) Housewife; Haworth, Yorkshire, UK7
New Road, Sidebrow, Haworth, Yorkshire, UK
Entry was for Elizabeth REDDIHOUGH stated age 28
Occupation 5 Apr 1891 (age 38) Housewife; Haworth, Yorkshire, UK8
20 Dean Street, Haworth, Yorkshire, UK
Entry was for Elizabeth REDDIHOUGH stated age 38
Occupation 31 Mar 1901 (age 48) Housewife; Cullingworth, Yorkshire, UK9
Heigher Heights Farm, Cullingworth, Nr Bingley, Yorkshire, UK
Entry was for Elizabeth REDDIHOUGH stated age 48
Occupation 2 Apr 1911 (age 58) Housewife; Cullingworth, Yorkshire, UK10
Higher Heights Farm, Cullingworth, Nr Bradford, Yorkshire, UK
Entry was for Elizabeth REDDIHOUGH stated age 58
Death 28 Mar 1938 (age 85) Haworth, Yorkshire, UK11
30 Prince Street, Haworth, Yorkshire, UK
Q1 1938 Keighley 9a 304 for Elizabeth REDDIHOUGH stated age 85

Marriage

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Daughter: Bessie REDDIHOUGH, 1898

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Son: Percival REDDIHOUGH, 1927, age 35

Spouse Watson REDDIHOUGH (1851-1915)
Children Handel REDDIHOUGH (1875-1956)
Martha Ann REDDIHOUGH (1877-1879)
Bessie REDDIHOUGH (1879-1976)
James REDDIHOUGH (1887-1961)
Ellis REDDIHOUGH (1889-1890)
Percival REDDIHOUGH (1892-1980)
Marriage 9 Feb 1874 (age 21) Oakworth, Yorkshire, UK12
Primitive Methodist Chapel, Oakworth, nr Haworth, Yorkshire, UK
Q1 1874 Keighley 9a 267 for Watson REDDIHOUGH m. Elizabeth TOWNEND

Individual Note

Elizabeth Townend was born in Haworth in 1853. Elizabeth was the third of nine children. Her father was James Townend, a Wool Comber, and her mother was Martha Townend nee Holmes. By 1861 aged 8 Elizabeth was working in a Worsted Factory. By 1871 aged 18 Elizabeth was working as a Worsted Power Loom Weaver in Haworth. In 1874 aged 21 she married Watson Reddihough, Overseer in a Worsted Factory. Watson and Elizabeth had 7 children, 4 of whom survived childhood. Percival Reddihough born in 1892 was one of the survivors. Elizabeth went on to be a Farmers wife when Watson became a Tenant Farmer around 1901. Elizabeth was widowed in 1915, and died herself in Haworth in 1938 aged 85.

 

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Sources

1"UK GRO B Cert.". See http://fhweb.fastmail.com/lnk/b_elizabeth_townend.pdf
2"UK FreeBMD Bir".
3"Surname Origin". See https://www.surnamedb.com/surname/townend
4"Family Tree". See http://fhweb.fastmail.com/lnk/tree_elizabeth_townend_b_1853.pdf
5"UK Census 1861". See http://fhweb.fastmail.com/lnk/c_1861_james_townend.pdf
6"UK Census 1871". See http://fhweb.fastmail.com/lnk/c_1871_james_townend.pdf
7"UK Census 1881". See http://fhweb.fastmail.com/lnk/c_1881_watson_reddihough.pdf
8"UK Census 1891". See http://fhweb.fastmail.com/lnk/c_1891_watson_reddihough.pdf
9"UK Census 1901". See http://fhweb.fastmail.com/lnk/c_1901_watson_reddihough.pdf
10"UK Census 1911". See http://fhweb.fastmail.com/lnk/c_1911_watson_reddihough.pdf
11"UK GRO D Cert.". See http://fhweb.fastmail.com/lnk/d_elizabeth_reddihough_nee_townend.pdf
12"UK GRO M Cert.". See http://fhweb.fastmail.com/lnk/m_watson_reddihough_elizabeth_townend.pdf