BALDWIN OF YEADON AND WORTLEY

 

It is possible that the Benjamin Baldwin married in 1755 at Guiseley was the one baptised on 8 June 1735 at Bracewell, Yorkshire, son of William Baldwin, a labourer from Barnoldswick.[1]

 

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BALDWIN

 

1     BENJAMIN BALDWIN of Yeadon, Yorkshire, clothier, was born ca 1735 and buried on 28 July 1783 at Guiseley.[2] He married first, on 31 March 1755 at Guiseley, MARY FRANKLAND,[3] daughter of George and Ann (Holmes) Frankland (see here). Mary was baptised on 24 March 1733/34 at Guiseley and buried on 16 July 1766 at Guiseley. Benjamin married second, on 16 November 1766 at Guiseley, GRACE CHAPMAN,[4] daughter of John Chapman. Grace was baptised on 22 February 1737/38 at Guiseley[5] and buried on 10 July 1776 at Guiseley.[6] Benjamin married third, on 28 August 1776 at Guiseley, SARAH HARDAKER.[7]

 

       Children of Benjamin and Mary (Frankland) Baldwin:

                  i        JAMES BALDWIN of Guiseley, bap 4 Nov 1755, Guiseley;[8] m 27 Mar 1775, Guiseley, SARAH BIRCH.[9]

                  ii       JOHN BALDWIN of Yeadon, bap 14 May 1758, Guiseley;[10] m 8 Feb 1780, Guiseley, GRACE DAWSON.[11]

                  iii      BENJAMIN BALDWIN of Yeadon, bap 15 Jun 1760, Guiseley,[12] bur 12 Jun 1825, Guiseley;[13] m 28 Jun 1780, Guiseley, MARY BIRCH.[14]

                  iv      HANNAH BALDWIN, bap 4 Apr 1762, Guiseley,[15] bur 13 May 1767, Guiseley.[16]

         2       v       WILLIAM BALDWIN (1764-1842); m(1) MARY HARDAKER; m(2) SARAH GREEN.

 

         Children of Benjamin and Grace (Chapman) Baldwin:

                  vi      HANNAH BALDWIN, bap 11 Sep 1768, Guiseley.[17]

                  vii     JOSEPH BALDWIN, bap 19 May 1771, Guiseley.[18]

                  viii    HENRY BALDWIN, bap 6 Jun 1773, Guiseley,[19] bur 12 Mar 1782, Guiseley.[20]

 

         Child of Benjamin and Sarah (Hardaker) Baldwin:

                  ix       RICHARD BALDWIN, b 30 Jun 1782, bap 18 Aug 1782, Guiseley;[21] m 24 Oct 1803, Guiseley, ANN GRASON.[22]

 

2     WILLIAM BALDWIN of Yeadon and Kirkstall, clothier and shoe maker, was baptised on 27 May 1764 at Guiseley,[23] and died on 15 May 1842 at Kirkstall.[24] He married firstly, on 21 May 1787 at Guiseley, MARY HARDAKER,[25] who was buried on 20 February 1793 at Guiseley.[26] William married secondly, on 4 November 1799 at Guiseley, SARAH GREEN.[27] Sarah was born ca 1780 and died on 16 April 1838 at Kirkstall.[28]

 

         Children of William and Mary (Hardaker) Baldwin:

                  i        BETTY BALDWIN, b 6 Dec 1787, bap 6 Jan 1788, Guiseley.[29]

                  ii       MARY BALDWIN, b Apr 1789, bap 24 May 1789, Guiseley.[30]

                  iii      MARY BALDWIN, b 9 Sep 1791, bap 16 Oct 1791, Guiseley, bur 25 Mar 1792, Guiseley.[31]

 

         Children of William and Sarah (Green) Baldwin:[32]

                  iv      WILLIAM BALDWIN, b 22 Mar 1800, bap 20 Apr 1800, Guiseley.[33]

                  v       JOHN BALDWIN, b 14 Oct 1802, bap 5 Dec 1802, Guiseley, bur 20 Apr 1804, Guiseley.[34]

                  vi      BENJAMIN BALDWIN of Yeadon, cloth maker, b 30 Mar 1805, bap 26 May 1805, Guiseley,[35] d 12 Jun 1833, bur 16 Jun 1833, Yeadon.[36]

                  vii     JOHN BALDWIN, b 28 Mar 1807, bap 29 Mar 1807, Guiseley.[37]

                  viii    JAMES BALDWIN, b 20 Feb 1809, bap 19 Mar 1809, Guiseley.[38]

         3       ix      THOMAS BALDWIN (1811-1865); m(1) HANNAH GOODALL; m(2) MARY HARDWICK.

                  x       ELIZABETH BALDWIN, b 13 Mar 1814, bap 10 Apr 1814, Guiseley.[39]

                  xi      MARY ANN BALDWIN, b 7 Mar 1816, bap 7 Apr 1816, Guiseley, bur 15 Mar 1818, Guiseley.[40]

                  xii     SARAH ANN BALDWIN, b Yeadon,[41] bap 22 Mar 1818, Guiseley;[42] m 1 Oct 1837, St Peter, Leeds, WILLIAM CAWOOD.[43]

                  xiii    JANE BALDWIN, b Yeadon, bap 15 Aug 1819, Guiseley;[44] m 29 Jul 1839, Kirkstall, JAMES BENNETT.[45]

                  xiv    MARGARET BALDWIN, bap 8 Jul 1821, Guiseley.[46]

                  xv     HANNAH BALDWIN, bap 16 Feb 1823, Guiseley.[47]

 

3     THOMAS BALDWIN of Club Row, Kirkstall, and of Jubber Gate, Wortley, cloth dresser, was born on 8 June 1811 at Yeadon,[48] and died on 17 December 1865 at Leeds.[49] He married first, on 20 September 1830 at St Peter, Leeds, HANNAH GOODALL,[50] daughter of Samuel and Mary (Staincliff) Goodall (see here). Hannah was baptised on 10 November 1811 at Horsforth and died on 15 October 1842 at Kirkstall. Thomas married second, on 17 March 1844 at Rothwell, MARY HARDWICK,[51] daughter of Joseph and Ann Hardwick. Mary was born at Woodhouse[52] and baptised on 30 September 1821 at St Peter, Leeds.[53]

 

         Children of Thomas and Hannah (Goodall) Baldwin:

         4       i        SAMUEL BALDWIN (bap 1830); m MARY JANE LAWRENCE.

                  ii       WILLIAM BALDWIN, b 1 Dec 1832, Kirkstall.[54]

                  iii      BENJAMIN BALDWIN, b 4 Aug 1834, bap 28 Sep 1834, Kirkstall, bur 3 Apr 1836, Kirkstall.[55]

                  iv      MARY BALDWIN, b 20 May 1837, bap 25 Jun 1837, Kirkstall,[56] bur 18 Oct 1837, Wortley.[57]

                  v      SARAH BALDWIN, b ca 1840, Wortley.[58]

 

         Children of Thomas and Mary (Hardwick) Baldwin:

                  vi       MARY ANN BALDWIN, b 18 Sep 1844, Wortley.[59]

                  vii      JOHN BALDWIN of Leeds, cloth dresser, b 18 Jan 1846, Wortley;[60] m 27 Aug 1871, St Peter, Leeds, FANNY PEECH.[61]

                  viii     JOSEPH BALDWIN of Leeds, hawker, b ca 1848, Wortley;[62] m(1) 3 Sep 1889, St John the Baptist, Newtown, Leeds, FANNY (JENKIN) HEWITT;[63] m(2) 1897, Leeds register office, MARIA SCOTT.[64]

                  ix       WILFRED BALDWIN of Leeds, dyer, b 20 Jun 1850, Wortley;[65] m(1) 5 Nov 1871, St Peter, Leeds, ANN ELIZABETH BROWN;[66] m(2) 28 May 1887, Sheepscar, HARRIET GIBBONS;[67] m(3) 24 Jun 1895, St John the Baptist, Newtown, Leeds, BETSY ANN GRIMES.[68]

                  x        MARY BALDWIN, b 12 Jul 1852, Wortley,[69] d 11 Jan 1932;[70] m 12 Jul 1875, Sheepscar, SAMUEL HANSON RICHARDSON.[71]

                  xi       THOMAS BALDWIN of Leeds, cloth dresser, b 12 Jul 1852, Wortley;[72] m(1) 8 Jun 1872, Sheepscar, SARAH ANN PARKER;[73] m(2) 24 Jun 1894, Sheepscar, MARY JANE (FAWCETT) KELLY;[74] m(3) 20 Aug 1910, St John the Baptist, Newtown, Leeds, MARGARET (ROBERTS) CROSSLEY.[75]

                  xii       HANNAH BALDWIN, b ca 1855, Leeds,[76] d 4 Dec 1922;[77] m 4 Apr 1874, Sheepscar, JAMES EAGLETON.[78]

                  xiii      BENJAMIN BALDWIN of Leeds, labourer and soldier, b ca 1857, Leeds.[79]

                  xiv     EMMA BALDWIN, b 1860, Leeds;[80] m 21 Mar 1885, St Peter, Leeds, ARTHUR EDWARD BROGDEN.[81]

                  xv      JAMES BALDWIN, b 1860, Leeds,[82] bur 15 Sep 1864, Leeds.[83]

                  xvi     RUTH BALDWIN, b ca 1864, Leeds;[84] m 8 Sep 1884, Sheepscar, RALPH MARVELL.[85]

                   xvii      RICHARD BALDWIN, b ca 1865, bur 30 Jun 1866, Leeds.[86]

 

4     SAMUEL BALDWIN of 29 New Park Street, Leeds, and of 30 Wallace Lane, Wortley, woollen cloth dresser, was born at Kirkstall[87] and baptised on 26 December 1830 at Kirkstall.[88] He married on 2 December 1854 at St Peter, Leeds, MARY JANE LAWRENCE,[89] daughter of William and Elizabeth (Capper) Lawrence (see here). Mary was born on 8 December 1832 at Leeds and died on 20 June 1873 at New Wortley.

 

         Children of Samuel and Mary Jane (Lawrence) Baldwin:

                  i        EMMA BALDWIN, b 12 Nov 1855, bap 16 Mar 1856, St Peter, Leeds.[90]

                  ii       HANNAH BALDWIN, b 11 Oct 1857, Leeds,[91] bur 16 Aug 1939, Woodhouse;[92] m 20 Aug 1878, Leeds, ARTHUR DANBY.[93]

                  iii      THOMAS BALDWIN, b ca 1860, Leeds,[94] d 19 Jul 1863, Leeds.[95]

                  iv      POLLY BALDWIN, b 18 Mar 1861, Leeds,[96] d 6 Nov 1935, Wortley;[97] m 29 Aug 1881, Wortley, MARK DIXON[98] (see here).

                  v     THOMAS BALDWIN, b Sep 1863, d 23 Sep 1863, Leeds.[99]

                  vi      SAM BALDWIN, b ca 1868, bur 15 May 1868, New Wortley Cemetery.[100]

                  vii     ANNIE ELIZA BALDWIN, b ca Jul 1870, bur 15 Aug 1870, New Wortley Cemetery.[101]

                  viii    EMMA BALDWIN, b 24 Jul 1871, Wortley,[102] d 14 Dec 1946, Lincoln;[103] m 7 Jan 1893, Farnley, CHARLES HENRY LOFTHOUSE.[104]



[1] Bracewell bishop’s transcripts (online at www.findmypast.co.uk).

[2] Guiseley parish registers, giving his age at burial as 47.

[3] Guiseley parish registers.

[4] Guiseley parish registers.

[5] Guiseley parish registers (West Yorkshire Archive Service, BDP29/1/5).

[6] Guiseley parish registers.

[7] Guiseley parish registers.

[8] Guiseley parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[9] Guiseley parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[10] Guiseley parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[11] Guiseley parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[12] Guiseley parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[13] Guiseley parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[14] Guiseley parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[15] Guiseley parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[16] Guiseley parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[17] Guiseley parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[18] Guiseley parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[19] Guiseley parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[20] Guiseley parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[21] Guiseley parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com). He was baptised as “Dickey”.

[22] Guiseley parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[23] Guiseley parish registers.

[24] Death certificate.

[25] Guiseley parish registers.

[26] Guiseley parish registers.

[27] Guiseley parish registers.

[28] Death certificate. She may be the Sarah, daughter of John Green, baptised on 24 Dec 1780 at Guiseley, but there was also a Sally Green baptised there in 1782 (daughter of John and Mary) and a Sarah Green married Jeremiah Clayton at Guiseley in 1808.

[29] Guiseley parish registers.

[30] Guiseley parish registers.

[31] Guiseley parish registers.

[32] Another possible child is the Ruth Baldwin baptised on 6 Feb 1825 at Guiseley, daughter of William, a cordwainer, and Sarah. However, a William Baldwin married a Sarah Wilkinson at Guiseley in 1822 (Guiseley parish registers).

[33] Guiseley parish registers.

[34] Guiseley parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com); Guiseley bishop’s transcripts (online at www.findmypast.co.uk).

[35] Guiseley parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[36] Yeadon Wesleyan registers (National Archives, RG 4/3972).

[37] Guiseley parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[38] Guiseley parish registers.

[39] Guiseley parish registers.

[40] Guiseley parish registers.

[41] 1851 census returns, Kirkstall (National Archives, HO 107/2315, fol. 436).

[42] Guiseley parish registers.

[43] St Peter, Leeds, parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[44] Guiseley parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com); 1851 census returns, Gomersal (National Archives, HO 107/2323, fol. 153).

[45] Kirkstall parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[46] Guiseley parish registers.

[47] Guiseley parish registers.

[48] Guiseley parish registers; 1851 census returns, Wortley (National Archives, HO 107/2314, fol. 185).

[49] Death certificate.

[50] St Peter, Leeds, parish registers.

[51] Marriage certificate.

[52] 1851 census returns, Wortley (National Archives, HO 107/2314, fol. 185).

[53] St Peter, Leeds, parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[54] Kirkstall parish registers; 1851 census returns, Wortley (National Archives, HO 107/2314, fol. 185).

[55] Kirkstall parish registers.

[56] Kirkstall parish registers.

[57] Wortley parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[58] 1851 census returns, Wortley (National Archives, HO 107/2314, fol. 185).

[59] St Peter, Leeds, parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com); 1851 census returns, Wortley (National Archives, HO 107/2314, fol. 185).

[60] Wortley parish registers; 1851 census returns, Wortley (National Archives, HO 107/2314, fol. 185).

[61] St Peter, Leeds, parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[62] 1851 census returns, Wortley (National Archives, HO 107/2314, fol. 185).

[63] St John the Baptist, Newtown, Leeds, parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com). The entry describes Fanny Hewitt as a spinster and does not name her father. However, a comparison of the census returns for 1881 (National Archives, RG 11/4690, fol. 27) and 1891 (National Archives, RG 12/3695, fol. 71) indicates that she was the Fanny Jenkin who married John Stephen Hewitt at Arksey on 5 Jun 1876.

[64] Yorkshire BMD (www.yorkshirebmd.org.uk); 1901 census returns, Leeds (National Archives, RG 13/4226, fol. 12).

[65] Birth certificate (where the first name is given as “Wilfrey”).

[66] St Peter, Leeds, parish registers.

[67] Sheepscar parish registers.

[68] St John the Baptist, Newtown, Leeds, parish registers.

[69] St Peter, Leeds, parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com); 1861 census returns, Leeds (National Archives, RG 9/3384, fol. 40).

[70] Registers of Beckett Street Cemetery, Leeds (online at www.ancestry.com).

[71] Sheepscar parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[72] St Peter, Leeds, parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com); 1861 census returns, Leeds (National Archives, RG 9/3384, fol. 40).

[73] Sheepscar parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com); 1881 census returns, Leeds (National Archives, RG 11/4523, fol. 58).

[74] Sheepscar parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[75] St John the Baptist, Newtown, Leeds, parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[76] 1861 census returns, Leeds (National Archives, RG 9/3384, fol. 40).

[77] Registers of Beckett Street Cemetery, Leeds (online at www.ancestry.com).

[78] Sheepscar parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[79] 1861 census returns, Leeds (National Archives, RG 9/3384, fol. 40).

[80] 1861 census returns, Leeds (National Archives, RG 9/3384, fol. 40).

[81] St Peter, Leeds, parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[82] 1861 census returns, Leeds (National Archives, RG 9/3384, fol. 40).

[83] Registers of Beckett Street Cemetery, Leeds (online at www.ancestry.com).

[84] 1871 census returns, Leeds (National Archives, RG 10/4558, fol. 6).

[85] Sheepscar parish registers.

[86] Registers of Beckett Street Cemetery, Leeds (online at www.ancestry.com).

[87] 1851 census returns, Wortley (National Archives, HO 107/2314, fol. 185).

[88] Kirkstall parish registers.

[89] Marriage certificate.

[90] St Peter, Leeds, parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[91] St Peter, Leeds, parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com); 1861 census returns, Leeds (National Archives, RG 9/3391, fol. 108).

[92] Woodhouse parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[93] Marriage certificate.

[94] 1861 census returns, Leeds (National Archives, RG 9/3391, fol. 108).

[95] Death certificate.

[96] Birth certificate.

[97] The Yorkshire Evening Post, 7 Nov 1935.

[98] Marriage certificate.

[99] Death certificate.

[100] New Wortley Cemetery registers.

[101] New Wortley Cemetery registers.

[102] New Wortley Wesleyan chapel registers; 1881 census returns, Wortley (National Archives, RG 11/4503, fol. 35).

[103] National probate calendars; 1911 census returns, Lincoln (National Archives, RG 14/19750).

[104] Farnley parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).