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, Yorkshire.[2] He married firstly, on 31 March 1755 at Guiseley, MARY FRANKLAND,[3] daughter of George and Ann (Holmes) Frankland of Yeadon. Mary was baptised on 24 March 1733/34 at Guiseley[4] and buried there on 16 July 1766.[5] Benjamin married secondly, on 16 November 1766 at Guiseley, GRACE CHAPMAN,[6] daughter of John Chapman of Horsforth. Grace was baptised on 22 February 1737/38 at Guiseley[7] and buried there on 10 July 1776.[8] Benjamin married thirdly, on 28 August 1776 at Guiseley, SARAH HARDAKER.[9]

 

       Children of Benjamin and Mary (Frankland) Baldwin:[10]

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

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

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

                  iv      HANNAH BALDWIN, bap 4 Apr 1762, Guiseley, bur 13 May 1767, Guiseley.

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

 

         Children of Benjamin and Grace (Chapman) Baldwin:[11]

                  vi      HANNAH BALDWIN, bap 11 Sep 1768, Guiseley.

                  vii     JOSEPH BALDWIN, bap 19 May 1771, Guiseley.

                  viii    HENRY BALDWIN, bap 6 Jun 1773, Guiseley, bur 12 Mar 1782, Guiseley.

 

         Child of Benjamin and Sarah (Hardaker) Baldwin:[12]

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

 

2     WILLIAM BALDWIN of Yeadon and Kirkstall, clothier and shoe maker, was baptised on 27 May 1764 at Guiseley,[13] and died on 15 May 1842 at Kirkstall.[14] He married firstly, on 21 May 1787 at Guiseley, MARY HARDAKER,[15] who was buried on 20 February 1793 at Guiseley.[16] William married secondly, on 4 November 1799 at Guiseley, SARAH GREEN.[17] Sarah was born ca 1780 and died on 16 April 1838 at Kirkstall.[18]

 

         Children of William and Mary (Hardaker) Baldwin:

                  i        BETTY BALDWIN, b 6 Dec 1787, bap 6 Jan 1788, Guiseley.[19]

                  ii       MARY BALDWIN, b Apr 1789, bap 24 May 1789, Guiseley.[20]

                  iii      MARY BALDWIN, b 9 Sep 1791, bap 16 Oct 1791, Guiseley, bur 25 Mar 1792, Guiseley.[21]

 

         Children of William and Sarah (Green) Baldwin:[22]

                  iv      WILLIAM BALDWIN, b 22 Mar 1800, bap 20 Apr 1800, Guiseley.[23]

                  v       JOHN BALDWIN, b 14 Oct 1802, bap 5 Dec 1802, Guiseley, bur 20 Apr 1804, Guiseley.[24]

                  vi      BENJAMIN BALDWIN of Yeadon, cloth maker, b 30 Mar 1805, bap 26 May 1805, Guiseley,[25] d 12 Jun 1833, bur 16 Jun 1833, Yeadon.[26]

                  vii     JOHN BALDWIN, b 28 Mar 1807, bap 29 Mar 1807, Guiseley.[27]

                  viii    JAMES BALDWIN, b 20 Feb 1809, bap 19 Mar 1809, Guiseley.[28]

         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.[29]

                  xi      MARY ANN BALDWIN, b 7 Mar 1816, bap 7 Apr 1816, Guiseley, bur 15 Mar 1818, Guiseley.[30]

                  xii     SARAH ANN BALDWIN, bap 22 Mar 1818, Guiseley.[31]

                  xiii    JANE BALDWIN, bap 15 Aug 1819, Guiseley.[32]

                  xiv    MARGARET BALDWIN, bap 8 Jul 1821, Guiseley.[33]

                  xv     HANNAH BALDWIN, bap 16 Feb 1823, Guiseley.[34]

 

3     THOMAS BALDWIN of Club Row, Kirkstall, Yorkshire, and of Jubber Gate, Wortley, cloth dresser, was born on 8 June 1811 at Yeadon,[35] and died on 17 December 1865 at Leeds.[36] He married firstly, on 20 September 1830 at St. Peter, Leeds, HANNAH GOODALL,[37] daughter of Samuel and Mary (Staincliff) Goodall of Kirkstall (see here). Hannah was baptised on 10 November 1811 at Horsforth[38] and died on 15 October 1842 at Kirkstall.[39] Thomas married secondly, on 17 March 1844 at Rothwell, Yorkshire, MARY HARDWICK, daughter of Joseph and Ann Hardwick.[40] Mary was born at Woodhouse, Yorkshire,[41] and baptised on 30 September 1821 at St. Peter, Leeds.[42]

 

         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.[43]

                  iii      BENJAMIN BALDWIN, b 4 Aug 1834, bap 28 Sep 1834, Kirkstall, bur 3 Apr 1836, Kirkstall.[44]

                  iv      MARY BALDWIN, b 20 May 1837, bap 25 Jun 1837, Kirkstall.[45]

                  v      SARAH BALDWIN, b ca 1840, Wortley.[46]

 

         Children of Thomas and Mary (Hardwick) Baldwin:[47]

                  vi       MARY ANN BALDWIN, b 18 Sep 1844,[48] Wortley.

                  vii      JOHN BALDWIN, b 18 Jan 1846, Wortley.[49]

                  viii     JOSEPH BALDWIN, b ca 1848, Wortley; m 3 Sep 1889, St. John the Baptist, Newtown, Leeds, FANNY HEWITT.[50]

                  ix       WILFRED BALDWIN of Leeds, dyer, b 20 Jun 1850, Wortley;[51] m(1) 5 Nov 1871, St. Peter, Leeds, ANN ELIZABETH BROWN; m(2) 28 May 1887, Sheepscar, HARRIET GIBBONS; m(3) 24 Jun 1895, St. John the Baptist, Newtown, Leeds, BETSY ANN GRIMES.[52]

                  x        MARY BALDWIN, b 12 Jul 1852,[53] Wortley.

                  xi       THOMAS BALDWIN of Leeds, cloth dresser, b 12 Jul 1852,[54] Wortley; m 8 Jun 1872, Sheepscar, Yorkshire, SARAH ANN PARKER.[55]

                  xii       HANNAH BALDWIN, b ca 1855, Leeds.

                  xiii      BENJAMIN BALDWIN, b ca 1857, Leeds.

                  xiv     EMMA BALDWIN, b 1860, Leeds.

                  xv      JAMES BALDWIN, b 1860, Leeds.

                  xvi     RUTH BALDWIN, b ca 1864, Leeds; m 8 Sep 1884, Sheepscar, RALPH MARVELL.[56]

 

4     SAMUEL BALDWIN of 29 New Park Street, Leeds, and of 30 Wallace Lane, Wortley, woollen cloth dresser, was born at Kirkstall[57] and baptised there on 26 December 1830.[58] He married on 2 December 1854 at St. Peter, Leeds, MARY JANE LAWRENCE,[59] daughter of William and Elizabeth (Capper) Lawrence of Leeds (see here). Mary was born on 8 December 1832 at Leeds[60] and died on 20 June 1873 at New Wortley.[61]

 

         Children of Samuel and Mary Jane (Lawrence) Baldwin:

                  i        EMMA BALDWIN, b 12 Nov 1855, bap 16 Mar 1856, St. Peter, Leeds.[62]

                  ii       HANNAH BALDWIN, b 11 Oct 1857, Leeds.[63]

                  iii      THOMAS BALDWIN, b ca 1860, Leeds,[64] d 19 Jul 1863, Leeds.[65]

                  iv      POLLY BALDWIN, b 18 Mar 1861, Leeds,[66] d 6 Nov 1935, Wortley;[67] m 29 Aug 1881, Wortley, MARK DIXON[68] (see here).

                  v     THOMAS BALDWIN, b Sep 1863, d 23 Sep 1863, Leeds.[69]

                  vi      SAM BALDWIN, b ca 1868, bur 15 May 1868, New Wortley Cemetery.[70]

                  vii     ANNIE ELIZA BALDWIN, b ca Jul 1870, bur 15 Aug 1870, New Wortley Cemetery.[71]

                  viii    EMMA BALDWIN, b 24 Jul 1871, Wortley,[72] living in 1942;[73] m 7 Jan 1893, Farnley, near Leeds, CHARLES HENRY LOFTHOUSE.[74]



[1] Bracewell bishops’ transcripts (available 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 (available online at www.ancestry.com).

[5] Guiseley parish registers.

[6] Guiseley parish registers.

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

[8] Guiseley parish registers.

[9] Guiseley parish registers.

[10] Guiseley parish registers.

[11] Guiseley parish registers.

[12] Guiseley parish registers (baptised as “Dickey”).

[13] Guiseley parish registers.

[14] Death certificate.

[15] Guiseley parish registers.

[16] Guiseley parish registers.

[17] Guiseley parish registers.

[18] 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.

[19] Guiseley parish registers.

[20] Guiseley parish registers.

[21] Guiseley parish registers.

[22] 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).

[23] Guiseley parish registers.

[24] Guiseley parish registers (available online at www.ancestry.com); Guiseley bishops’ transcripts (available online at www.findmypast.co.uk).

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

[26] Yeadon Wesleyan records (National Archives, RG 4/3972).

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

[28] Guiseley parish registers.

[29] Guiseley parish registers.

[30] Guiseley parish registers.

[31] Guiseley parish registers.

[32] Guiseley parish registers.

[33] Guiseley parish registers.

[34] Guiseley parish registers.

[35] Guiseley parish registers; 1851 census returns, Wortley, HO 107/2314, f185.

[36] Death certificate.

[37] St. Peter, Leeds, parish registers.

[38] Horsforth parish registers.

[39] Death certificate.

[40] Marriage certificate.

[41] 1851 census returns, Wortley, HO 107/2314, f185.

[42] St. Peter, Leeds, parish registers (available online at http://www.ancestry.com).

[43] Kirkstall parish registers; 1851 census returns, Wortley, HO 107/2314, f185.

[44] Kirkstall parish registers.

[45] Kirkstall parish registers.

[46] 1851 census returns, Wortley, HO 107/2314, f185.

[47] 1851 census returns, Wortley, HO 107/2314, f185; 1861 census returns, Leeds, RG 9/3384, f40; 1871 census returns, Leeds, RG 10/4558, f6.

[48] St. Peter, Leeds, parish registers (available online at http://www.ancestry.com).

[49] Wortley parish registers; 1851 census returns, Wortley, HO 107/2314, f185.

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

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

[52] St. Peter, Leeds, parish registers; Sheepscar parish registers; St. John the Baptist, Newtown, Leeds, parish registers.

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

[54] St. Peter, Leeds, parish registers (available online at http://www.ancestry.com).

[55] Sheepscar parish registers; 1881 census transcription, citing RG 11/4523, f58.

[56] Sheepscar parish registers.

[57] 1851 census returns, Wortley, HO 107/2314, f185.

[58] Kirkstall parish registers.

[59] Marriage certificate.

[60] St. Peter, Leeds, parish registers; 1861 census returns, 29 New Park Street, Leeds.

[61] Death certificate.

[62] St. Peter, Leeds, parish registers (available online at http://www.ancestry.com).

[63] St. Peter, Leeds, parish registers (available online at http://www.ancestry.com); 1861 census returns, 29 New Park Street, Leeds.

[64] 1861 census returns, 29 New Park Street, Leeds.

[65] Death certificate.

[66] Birth certificate.

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

[68] Marriage certificate.

[69] Death certificate.

[70] New Wortley Cemetery registers.

[71] New Wortley Cemetery registers.

[72] New Wortley Wesleyan chapel registers; 1881 census returns, Wortley, RG 11/4503, f35.

[73] Will of Mark Dixon, leaving a legacy to "my late wife's sister Emma Lofthouse".

[74] Farnley parish registers.