FIRTH OF WYKE

 

It is possible that the Edward Firth who married Elizabeth Hargreaves at Birstall in 1748 was the same person as Edward, illegitimate son of Elizabeth Gomersall of Cleckheaton and Matthew Firth, who was baptised at Birstall in 1709. However, that has not been confirmed.

 

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FIRTH

 

EDWARD FIRTH of Wyke, Yorkshire, was buried on 2 October 1792 at Lightcliffe.[1] He married on 11 April 1748 at Birstall, ELIZABETH HARGREAVES,[2] who was buried on 20 June 1788 at Lightcliffe.[3]

 

Children of Edward and Elizabeth (Hargreaves) Firth:

                i               JOHN FIRTH, bap 5 Mar 1748/49, Cleckheaton.[4]

                ii              SARAH FIRTH, bap 17 Feb 1754, Cleckheaton.[5]

                iii             BRIDGET FIRTH, bap 31 Oct 1756, Wibsey,[6] bur 10 Oct 1819, Lightcliffe;[7] m 18 Oct 1784, Birstall, JAMES PEARSON[8] (see here).

                iv             RICHARD FIRTH, bap 13 May 1759, Wibsey.[9]

                v              NANNY FIRTH, bap 30 Aug 1761, Wibsey.[10]

                vi             JOSEPH FIRTH, bap 4 Sep 1763, Wibsey.[11]

                vii            EDWARD FIRTH, bap 18 May 1766, Cleckheaton.[12]



[1] Lightcliffe parish registers (available online at http://www.ancestry.com).

[2] Birstall parish registers (available online at http://www.ancestry.com).

[3] Lightcliffe parish registers (available online at http://www.ancestry.com); Halifax parish registers (available online at http://www.ancestry.com).

[4] Birstall parish registers (available online at http://www.ancestry.com).

[5] Birstall parish registers (available online at http://www.ancestry.com).

[6] Bradford parish registers (available online at http://www.ancestry.com).

[7] Lightcliffe parish registers (available online at http://www.ancestry.com).

[8] Birstall parish registers (available online at http://www.ancestry.com).

[9] Bradford parish registers (available online at http://www.ancestry.com).

[10] Bradford parish registers (available online at http://www.ancestry.com).

[11] Bradford parish registers (available online at http://www.ancestry.com).

[12] Birstall parish registers (available online at http://www.ancestry.com).