Worfolk Tree – Generation 01, 02 and 03

 

 

 

 

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1

Thomas

c1685-1742

Full name:

Thomas Worfolk

 

 

Born:

c.1685

 

 

 

Married:

Mary Eeles in Rothwell – 16 Nov 1710

 

 

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Occupation:

Yeoman (1712)

 

 

 

Resident in:

Rothwell, Methley

 

 

 

Father:

Not known

 

 

 

Additional:

Died 1742 in Methley, Yorkshire.

 

Re Mary Eeles – baptised 28 Sept 1682 in Swillington, Yorkshire

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Elizabeth

1711-

Full name:

Elizabeth Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Rothwell, 1711

 

 

 

Married:

Thomas Goodhall on  10 June 1736 at St Peters Church, Leeds

 

 

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Occupation:

-

 

 

 

Resident in:

Rothwell, Leeds

 

 

 

Father:

Thomas 1685-1742

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised 13 Oct 1711 in Methley

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

James

1712-1797

Full name:

James Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Rothwell, 1712

 

 

 

Married:

Mary Hollings on 19 Jan 1739 in Methley

 

 

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Occupation:

 

 

 

 

Resident in:

Rothwell

 

 

 

Father:

Thomas 1685-1742

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised 26 Nov 1712 – Rhodes Rothwell.

Died 1797. Buried 23 Mar 1797 – Oulton Methley

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Mary

1717-1717

Full name:

Mary Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Methley, 17 Sept 1717.

 

 

 

Married:

-

 

 

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Occupation:

-

 

 

 

Resident in:

Methley

 

 

 

Father:

Thomas 1685-1742

 

 

 

Additional:

Died Sept 1717. Buried 23 Sept 1717 - Rothwell

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

Eleanor

1725-

Full name:

Eleanor Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Methley, 1725

 

 

 

Married:

Joseph Crosfield on 11 Jun 1744 at St Oswald Church, Methley

 

 

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Occupation:

-

 

 

 

Resident in:

Methley

 

 

 

Father:

Thomas 1685-1742

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised 8 Apr 1725 – Methley.

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

William

1727-1807

Full name:

William Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Methley, 1727

 

 

 

Married:

Sarah Crosland (daughter of Edward Crosland & Susanna England) on 8 Oct 1750 at St Oswald Church, Methley

 

 

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Occupation:

Labourer

 

 

 

Resident in:

Methley

 

 

 

Father:

Thomas 1685-1742

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised 29 Nov 1727 – Methley.

Died 1808. Buried 24 Mar 1808.

 

Re Sarah Crosland:

Baptised 31 March 1731 – Methley.

Buried 2 Oct 1785 – Methley.

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

Mary

1731-

Full name:

Mary Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Methley, 1731

 

 

 

Married:

?John Crosland on 7 Jun 1756 - Rhodes, Yorkshire

 

 

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Occupation:

-

 

 

 

Resident in:

Methley

 

 

 

Father:

Thomas 1685-1742

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised 26 May 1731

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

Elizabeth

1743-

Full name:

Elizabeth Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Methley, 1743

 

 

 

Married:

William Tullan on 30 Nov 1778 - Rothwell

 

 

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Occupation:

-

 

 

 

Resident in:

Methley

 

 

 

Father:

James 1712-1797

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised 30 Jun 1743.

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

Mary

1745-1766

Full name:

Mary Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Rothwell, 1745

 

 

 

Married:

-

 

 

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Occupation:

-

 

 

 

Resident in:

Rothwell, Oulton

 

 

 

Father:

James 1712-1797

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised 25 Sept 1745 - Rothwell

Buried 1 Apr 1766 - Rothwell

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sarah

1747-

Full name:

Sarah Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Oulton, 1747

 

 

 

Married:

-

 

 

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Occupation:

-

 

 

 

Resident in:

Oulton

 

 

 

Father:

James 1712-1797

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised 26 Aug 1747 - Rothwell

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Eleanor

1749-

Full name:

Eleanor Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Oulton, 1749

 

 

 

Married:

-

 

 

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Occupation:

-

 

 

 

Resident in:

Oulton

 

 

 

Father:

James 1712-1797

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised 28 Jun 1749 - Rothwell

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Ann

1751-1768

Full name:

Ann Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Oulton Yorkshire, 1751

 

 

 

Married:

-

 

 

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Occupation:

-

 

 

 

Resident in:

Oulton

 

 

 

Father:

James 1712-1797

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised 27 May 1751 – Methley.

Buried 4 Nov 1768 - Oulton

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

James

1754-1769

Full name:

James Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Methley, 1754

 

 

 

Married:

-

 

 

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Occupation:

-

 

 

 

Resident in:

Methley, Oulton

 

 

 

Father:

James 1712-1797

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised 11 Jul 1754 - Methley.

Buried 25 Feb 1769.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas

1756-1757

Full name:

Thomas Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Methley, 1756

 

 

 

Married:

-

 

 

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Occupation:

-

 

 

 

Resident in:

Methley

 

 

 

Father:

James 1712-1797

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised 27 Oct 1756 - Methley.

Buried 12 Jan 1757 – Methley.

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Dinah

1759-

Full name:

Dinah Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Methley, 1759

 

 

 

Married:

Thomas Chadwick on 23 Feb 1784 - Rothwell

 

 

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Occupation:

-

 

 

 

Resident in:

Methley, Oulton

 

 

 

Father:

James 1712-1797

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised 23 Sept 1759 – Methley.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hannah

1759-1769

Full name:

Hannah Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Methley, 1759

 

 

 

Married:

-

 

 

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Occupation:

-

 

 

 

Resident in:

Methley, Oulton

 

 

 

Father:

James 1712-1797

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised 23 Sept 1759 – Methley.

Buried 25 Dec1769 - Methley

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

Priscilla

1761-1807

Full name:

Priscilla Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Methley, 1761

 

 

 

Married:

-

 

 

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Occupation:

-

 

 

 

Resident in:

Methley, Oulton

 

 

 

Father:

James 1712-1797

 

 

 

Additional:

Died 1807 - Oulton

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

William

1751-1823

Full name:

William Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Methley, 1751

 

 

 

Married:

Mary Pollard on 8 Nov 1790 in Methley

 

 

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Occupation:

??

 

 

 

Resident in:

Methley

 

 

 

Father:

William 1727-1808

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised 7 Oct 1751 - Methley.

Buried 7 Oct 1823

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

Thomas

1752-1752

Full name:

Thomas Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Methley, 1752

 

 

 

Married:

-

 

 

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Occupation:

-

 

 

 

Resident in:

Methley

 

 

 

Father:

William 1727-1808

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised 21 Dec 1752 – Methley

Buried 31 Dec 1752 - Methley

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mary

1754-1754

Full name:

Mary Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Methley, 1754

 

 

 

Married:

-

 

 

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Occupation:

-

 

 

 

Resident in:

Methley

 

 

 

Father:

William 1727-1808

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised 23 June 1754 – Methley

Buried 17 Sept 1754 - Methley

 

 

 

 

 

 

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John

1756-1790

Full name:

John Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Pontefract, 1756

 

 

 

Married:

Mary Pindar on 1 may 1783 in St Luke Church, Darrington.

 

 

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Occupation:

 

 

 

 

Resident in:

Methley, Brotherton

 

 

 

Father:

William 1727-1808

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised  21 Jan 1756 – Methley.

Buried 2 Jun 1790 – Church of St Edward the Confessor, Brotherton

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Thomas

1758-1767

Full name:

Thomas Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Methley, 1758

 

 

 

Married:

-

 

 

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Occupation:

-

 

 

 

Resident in:

Methley

 

 

 

Father:

William 1727-1808

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised 16 Feb 1758.

Buried 18 Jan 1767

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Edward

1760-1839

Full name:

Edward Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Methley 1760

 

 

 

Married:

Elizabeth Norton on 19 Jan 1783 in Wakefield

 

 

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Occupation:

Farmer

 

 

 

Resident in:

Methley, Brotherton

 

 

 

Father:

William 1727-1808

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised 17 Aug 1760 – Methley.

Buried 24 Dec1839

 

Re Elizabeth Norton:

Buried 4 June 1831 - Church of St Edward the Confessor, Brotherton

 

10 Children of  Edward and Elizabeth (all born in Brotherton):

·        Thomas 1783-1798

·        Joseph 1784-?1803

·        John 1785-1848

·        William 1789-1825

·        Edward 1792-1800 (drowned)

·        Sarah 1794-1794

·        Mary 1795-1859

·        Elizabeth 1797-1797

·        Thomas 1798-1798

·        Abraham 1800-1842

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

James

1762-1802

Full name:

James Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Methley 1762

 

 

 

Married:

Elizabeth Wilson on 7 Nov 1782 in Pontefract

 

 

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Occupation:

?

 

 

 

Resident in:

Methley, Pontefract

 

 

 

Father:

William 1727-1808

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised 6 June 1762 – Methley.

Buried 13 Sept 1802 – Church of St Giles, Pontefract

 

7 Children of James and Elizabeth (all born and baptised in Pontefract):

·        George 1783-1863

·        Charles 1787-1787

·        Ann 1789-1793

·        Elizabeth 1790-??

·        Francis 1792-??

·        **Richard 1794-1846

·        Hannah 1797-??

 

**Following Richard’s death, wife Ann (nee Sedgewick) and family all moved to USA (Polk County, Tennessee /Georgia border) to mine copper. One of the son’s (George 1837-1864) is recorded as joining the Confederate 19th Tennessee Regiment in Civil War – he went missing, presumed killed, in mid 1864.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elizabeth

1763-1782

Full name:

Elizabeth Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Methley, 1763

 

 

 

Married:

-

 

 

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Occupation:

-

 

 

 

Resident in:

Methley

 

 

 

Father:

William 1727-1808

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised 21 Mar 1764 – St Oswald, Methley

Buried 21 July 1782 - Methley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joseph

1765-1843

Full name:

Joseph Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Methley c.1765

 

 

 

Married:

Mary Simpson on 3 Dec 1787 in Methley

 

 

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Occupation:

?

 

 

 

Resident in:

Methley

 

 

 

Father:

William 1727-1808

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised 28 Apr 1765 – St Oswald, Methley

Buried 31 Oct 1843 – Methley

 

12 Children of Joseph & Mary (all born and baptised in Methley):

·        Joseph 1789-??

·        Thomas 1791-1816

·        Sarah 1792-??

·        John 1794-??

·        Abraham 1797-??

·        James 1798-1837

·        Joseph 1800-1800

·        Ann 1801-1826

·        **William 1804-1880

·        Elizabeth 1806-??

·        Phoebe 1808-??

·        George 1812-??

 

**Whilst all his siblings appeared to remain in the Methley area, William initially moved to Manchester where he married Sarah Boddington in 1825, and together they had 6 children. He married a second time, to Sarah Vickers in 1850, again in Manchester, and had a further 4 children. In 1854 the family, including the majority of the children from his first marriage,emigrated to Williamstown, South Australia, where both William and Sarah died in 1880. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Benjamin

1767-1842

Full name:

Benjamin Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Methley, 1767

 

 

 

Married:

Sarah Sutcliffe in 1787

Mary Stead on 18 May 1823 in Church Fenton, Yorks.

 

 

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Occupation:

Sawyer, Lay Preacher

 

 

 

Resident in:

Methley, Brotherton, Knottingley

 

 

 

Father:

William 1727-1808

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised 5 Apr 1767 – St Oswald, Methley

Buried 13 Mar 1842 – St Botolphs, Knottingley

 

First wife Sarah, with whom Benjamin had 12 children, died1822 in Brotherton. His second wife, Mary, died in 1838 in Knottingley.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amy

1769-1847

Full name:

Amy Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Methley c.1769

 

 

 

Married:

Joseph Braime, son of Joseph Braime, on 24 Dec 1787 in Methley

 

 

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Occupation:

-

 

 

 

Resident in:

Methley

 

 

 

Father:

William 1727-1808

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised 30 Nov 1769 – Methley

Died 18 Jan 1847 in Methley

 

Re Joseph Braime:

·        baptised 24 Feb 1767

·        buried 23 April 1737

·        occupation – Ship Carpenter

 

10 Children of Amy and Joseph (all born and baptised in Methley):

·        Eleanor 1788-1791

·        Amy 1793-1798

·        Mary 1796-??

·        Joseph 1798-1801

·        John 1803-1803

·        Nancy 1804-??

·        Phoebe 1806-??

·        Jane 1809-??

·        Hannah 1811-??

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Abraham

1771-1847

Full name:

Abraham Worfolk

 

 

Born:

Methley, 1771

 

 

 

Married:

Priscilla Worfolk (daughter of James Worfolk and Mary Hollings) on 20 May 1795 in Rothwell;

Alice Wrigglesworth on 7 Aug 1809 in Rothwell

 

 

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Occupation:

?

 

 

 

Resident in:

Methley, Oulten, Rothwell

 

 

 

Father:

William 1727-1808

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised 30 June 1771 – St Oswald, Methley

Buried 2 Jan 1848 – Methley

 

Re Priscilla Worfolk:

·        Baptised 24 Mar 1761

·        Buried 21 June 1807

 

5 Children of Abraham and Priscilla: (eldest born Oulton, others Rothwell)

·        Christina 1796-??

·        James 1797-1829

·        Mary 1800-1800

·        John 1801-1829

·        Sarah 1804-??