The Village of Thixendale

A-Z of people in and around Thixendale


This section is about the people associated with the village in the past.

Surname Forename Links Detail
Adams David ( – 1896) Buried in the churchyard.
Adams Eliza ( – 1886) Buried in the churchyard.
Adams Eliza ( – 1893) Buried in the churchyard.
Adams May Jane ( – 1891) Buried in the churchyard.
Adamson Alice ( – 1876) Buried in the churchyard.
Adamson Charlotte Annie ( – 1871) Buried in the churchyard.
Adamson Mary Jane ( – 1873) Buried in the churchyard.
Andrew Hannah ( – 1885) Buried in the churchyard. Hannah’s father was the Station Master at Wharram le Street.
Andrew Tom Tailor and Church Organist. Parents John and Amy buried at Wharram le Street.
Andrews John Leader and trainer of the brass band (cornet) 1890s. Church organist.
Atkinson Henry ( – 1956) Buried in the churchyard.
Atkinson Kate ( – 1956) Wife of Henry? Buried in the churchyard.
Baker Phoebe ( – 1957) Buried in the churchyard.
Banks Jane ( – 1882) Wife of Robert? Buried in the churchyard.
Banks Robert ( – 1885) Buried in the churchyard.
Barlow Charles ( – 1886) Buried in the churchyard.
Barlow Harriet ( – 1887) Wife of Charles? Buried in the churchyard.
Bell Charles Edward ( – 1871) Buried in the churchyard.
Bell George (1892 -) At the school circa 1898. Nephew of Mary (Bell)/Wood.
Bell Harry ( – 1874) Buried in the churchyard.
Bell Richard William ( – 1892) Buried in the churchyard.
Bell Margaret ( – 1899) Wife of William. Died age 62. Buried in the churchyard.
Bell Mary (1876 – 1936) Daughter of William/Margaret Bell. Later Mary Wood.
Bell Polly Daughter of William
Bell Sarah Ann ( – 1963) See Sarah Ann Lacy
Bell Thomas William ( – 1956) Buried in the churchyard.
Bell William ( – 1896) Foreman (or ‘hind’) at Manor Farm. Buried in the churchyard.
Benson Frederick ( – 1951) Buried in the churchyard.
Benson Jane School One time teacher at the school
Benson Jennie ( – 1979) Buried in the churchyard.
Bilbrough Ann (30 Jan 1803 – 1880) Born in York. Father Thomas Bilbrough (born 1780 approx), mother Sarah Howard (born 1780 approx). Married Thomas Dale 29 December 1828, St Mary Bishophill Junior, York. Witnesses William Bilbrough and Sarah Dalby. According to Tim Owston of York: An interesting women who ended up in York Prison for the suspicious disposal of her baby grandchild, the child of her daughter Catherine . Ann’s husband Thomas Dale/Dales was a bit of an alcoholic.
Bishop Dorothy Margaret ( – 1933) Buried in the churchyard.
Bishop Greta ( – 1936) Buried in the churchyard.
Boyes Alice ( – 1893) Buried in the churchyard.
Boyes Ann Elizanee Pudsey ( – 1943) Ash Tree Farm Married to Tom. Buried in the churchyard.
Boyes George (1903 – 1970) Ash Tree Farm At the school circa 1909. Son of Tom and Annie. Buried in the churchyard.
Boyes Harry (1892 – 1947?) At the school circa 1898. Later parson at North Grimston and Wharram.
Boyes Jimmy Ash Tree Farm Lived in Cottage Farm in the 1930s. Shown on the far right in this photo. Pond_1930s.jpg
Boyes Joseph Carpenter circa 1892
Boyes Joshua Wheelwrights Occupant of the wheelwright and joiner’s shop until 1898. Member of the brass band in the 1890s (euphonium).
Boyes Kate (1899 -) Ash Tree FarmVillage Pump At the school circa 1906,1909. Daughter of Tom and Annie.
Boyes Polly ( – 1958) Buried in the churchyard.
Boyes Robert Banks (1897 – 1975) Ash Tree Farm At the school circa 1906,1909? Son of Tom and Annie. Buried in the churchyard.
Boyes Tom ( – 1942) Ash Tree Farm Cottage Farm Member of the brass band (cornet) 1890s. Buried in churchyard.
Boyes Wilfred ( – 1896) Buried in the churchyard.
Boyes William Hodgson ( – 1903) Buried in the churchyard.
Bradley Family Beamer View Cottages Family lived in Beamer View Cottages (Little Garth) in the early 1900s.
Bradley Elizabeth ( – 1918) Buried in the churchyard.
Bradley George ( – 1886) Buried in the churchyard.
Bradley Isaac At the school circa 1906.
Bradley John ( – 1939) Buried in the churchyard.
Bradley Mary Jane ( – 1886) Buried in the churchyard.
Bradley Rufus ( – 1930) At the school circa 1906,1909. Buried in the churchyard.
Bradley William ( – 1896) Buried in the churchyard.
Bradley William ( – 1904) Buried in the churchyard.
Bradley William (1890 – 1945) At the school circa 1898. Home Guard 1940. Buried in the churchyard.
Braithwaite Enoch (1837?- 1915) Manor Farm Blacksmith to about 1905. His shop was next to the village pump, shown here in the 1880s. Blacksmith_and_pump_1880s.jpg Also registered as grocer in 1892. Buried in the churchyard.
Braithwaite Robert Henry Manor Farm Tenant at Manor Farm from 1910
Braithwaite Madge At the school circa 1919.
Braithwaite Mary Elizabeth (1841?- 1931) Wife of Enoch. Buried in the churchyard.
Braithwaite Maurice At the school circa 1919.
Braithwaite Mona At the school circa 1919.
Braithwaite William Percy ( – 1874) Buried in the churchyard.
Brayshaw Edward ( – 1965) Buried in the churchyard.
Brayshaw John (1944 -) See under Eyre Coates
Brent Fred ( – 1969) Buried in the churchyard.
Brent Mary Evelyn ( – 1960) Buried in the churchyard.
Brown Arthur ( – 1944) Cross Keys Succeeded father William as pub landlord. Buried in churchyard.
Brown Arthur Collings ( – 1974) Buried in the churchyard.
Brown Catherine ( – 1937) Wife of William? Buried in the churchyard.
Brown William ( – 1924?) Cross Keys Pub landlord in 1913. Buried in the churchyard.
Bulmer Wyn (1929 -)
My name is Wyn Bulmer I was born in Thixendale in 1929 in Jewison Row. My maiden name was Welburn and we lived in the village for several years then moved to a cottage at the Grange. I have a brother, an uncle and aunt buried in the churchyard. I love the village and try to get back as often as possible. I now live near Doncaster.
Burgess Edith Ellen ( – 1918) Buried in the churchyard.
Burgess Eveline ( – 1890) Buried in the churchyard.
Burgess Florrie At the school circa 1919.
Burgess George At the school circa 1919.
Burgess Robert circa 1930.
Burgess Tom ( – 1946) Buried in the churchyard.
Burgess William ( – 1925) Buried in the churchyard.
Butterick Mary Elizabeth ( – 1874) Buried in the churchyard.
Butterick Robert ( – 1880) Buried in the churchyard.
Buxton Robert Edward ( – 1905) Buried in the churchyard.
Byass Robert Gritts Farm Gritts (Greets) farm 1892
Chambers Con (?) At the school circa 1919.
Chambers George At the school circa 1919.
Cartwright Norman At the school circa 1919.
Clarke Richard (circa 1881) Help Thought to be stationmaster at Burdale in 1881. He lived then at the station house with his daughters Amelia and Matilda (aged 31 and 19 respectively) and his son Francis M (Frank) aged 21 (his other children had left home by then). Richard may have been a widower at that time as his wife Jane is not mentioned in the 1881 census of the area.
Coates Bridget Louise (nee Cooper) School Schoolteacher
Coates Eyre Owned blacksmith’s shop on north side of village pond, seen here in 1906. Pond_1906.jpg This was originally Dennison’s Cottage. Married to Martha. After his death, 2 of his sons , Fred and Harry (better known as Ken) carried on the blacksmith’s business.
From John Brayshaw:
Eyre & Martha had 13 children. All are now deceased without a male offspring to carry on the Coates name. Most are named below (Not in order of appearance).
* One died at birth, Name not known.
* MATHEW, died very young falling from a motorcycle near Martinholme.
* JACK, suicide.
* ALFRED, moved to farm at Appleton Le Street
* HARRY (KEN).
* FRED.
* SARAH, lived in the cottages where Elm View is now. Ashes in church yard with her late husband William (Bill) Welburn.
* RUTH, moved to Driffield. Was in isolation for long while with T B.
* LILLY, moved to live in Bridlington.
* FRANCIS, believe moved to Huggate area.
* MADGE, moved to live in St Albans.
* ANNIE, lived in Fridaythorpe.
* ROSE, married Albert Brayshaw. Both lived with Ken until the 1950’s then moved around E. Yorkshire finishing up in Malton where Albert still lives in good health. He was born in the now demolished cottages at Burdale Tunnel Top. His mother, Mrs Reeves, his brother Ken & sister Margaret then moved into Jewison Row now demolished.

Probably my earliest memory was going into their house and seeing a candle, the only means of lighting, sat on a tin, much the same as a small biscuit tin, with the name “RADIANCE” written on it. Rose was my mother. I was born in Thixendale in Jan 1944.
Coates Francis At the school circa 1909.
Coates Fred At the school circa 1919. Son of Eyre and Martha Coates. Left Thixendale in the early 1940s to set up on his own as the blacksmith in Sheriff Hutton and lived in the village of Whenby. He died of cancer in the early 1960s.
Coates Harry (Ken) ( – 1992) Son of Eyre and Martha Coates. Carried on the blacksmith’s business, spending one day each week at Kirby Underdale and one day at Bugthorpe, the rest at Thixendale, until he retired as the last blacksmith in Thixendale. Home Guard 1940. Died suddenly in 1992.
Coates Jack circa 1930 married schoolteacher Miss Cooper.
Coates Lilian At the school circa 1909.
Coates Madge At the school circa 1919.
Coates Martha Wife of Eyre Coates. Eyre and Martha Coates
Coates MatthewMatthew At the school circa 1909.
Coates Rosie At the school circa 1919.
Coates Sarah At the school circa 1909.
Cook Manor Farm Thixendale Grange Tenant at Manor Farm from 1890s to 1910. Also referenced at Thixendale Grange in 1892.
Cook Jonathon Riggs Farm Referenced at Riggs Farm in 1892.
Craven Francis ( – 1915) Son of Thomas Craven. Lived in cottage next to Wheelwrights circa 1910. Wheelwrights_1910s.jpg Married to Rachel. Agricultural Labourer aged 63 in 1901 census.
Craven George (1807? – ) Agricultural labourer aged 53 in 1861 census. Married to Margaret.
Craven John (1833? – ) Unmarried carter aged 28 in 1861 census working for George Wright? Son of Thomas Craven?
Craven John (1847? – ) Scholar aged 14 in 1861 census.
Craven Mary (1852? – ) Scholar aged 9 in 1861 census (living with mother Mary Ann?).
Craven Mary Ann (1800?- 1872) Wife of Thomas Craven. Registered as ‘Absent’ Labourers Wife in 1861 census.
Craven Rachel (nee Crow) ( – 1917) Wife of Francis Craven. Dressmaker aged 58 in 1901 census.
Craven Thomas (1799 -20 Jan 1864) Father of William Craven, Elizabeth Towse and Francis Craven. Also other children? John? Married to Mary Ann. (Info ~flhueys~) Registered as unmarried shepherd in 1861 census working for George Wright?
Craven William Son of Thomas Craven. Emigrated to Unites States in October 1853 with his wife Mary and 3 children. (Info ~flhueys~)
Dale Ann (19 Apr 1845 -) Daughter of Thomas and Ann Dale.
Dale Bessie (17 Sept 1842 -) Daughter of Thomas and Ann Dale.
Dale Catharine (1 June 1834 -) Daughter of Thomas and Ann Dale. Married William Dale (b1825) (possibly fictitious). Son Ingram Dale (b 8 Jan 1854). See also reference under Ann Bilbrough.
Dale David ( – 1899) Buried in St Mary’s
Dale Francis William (1 Sep 1839 – 1890) Buried in St Mary’s. Son of Thomas and Ann Dale. Francis grew up and became a shoemaker, married a girl from Garton-in-the-Wolds and is recorded in the 1881 census as living in Thixendale.
Dale Francis ( – 1898) Buried in St Mary’s
Dale Henry ( – 1901) Buried in St Mary’s
Dale Jack At the school circa 1906, 1909.
Dale Jane (3 June 1832 -) Daughter of Thomas and Ann Dale.
Dale Jane ( – 1916) Buried in St Mary’s
Dale Jane Ann ( – 1932) Buried in St Mary’s
Dale John ( – 1938) Buried in St Mary’s. Member of the brass band 1890s (baritone).
Dale John ( – 1874) Buried in St Mary’s
Dale John Dale ( – 1887) Buried in St Mary’s
Dale Lily At the school circa 1906.
Dale Mary (2 Mar 1830 -) Daughter of Thomas and Ann Dale.
Dale Miriam ( – 1893) Buried in St Mary’s
Dale Sarah (12 June 1836 -) Daughter of Thomas and Ann Dale.
Dale Thomas (1805 approx – 1872) Born in Wilberfoss, Thomas Dale married Ann Bilbrough in 1828 and settled in Thixendale. He was a shoemaker 1828 – 1834, then a Publican for a couple of years, then back to shoemaking in 1839. A labourer from 1842 onwards. They had six daughters (Mary, Jane, Catharine, Sarah Bessie, Ann) and one son Francis. Thomas and Ann both died in the 1870’s in Thixendale.
Dale William Taylor ( – 1885) Buried in St Mary’s
Dennison Jane ( – 1905) Seen in this photo taken in the 1890s. Dennisons_Cottage_1890s.jpg The cottage was located on the north side of the village pond. It was converted to a blacksmith’s shop in about 1905 by Eyre Coates.
Dennison Tom ( – 1905) Son of Jane Dennison. Both seen photo above.
Derbyshire James School Teacher from 1891 until 1901.
Fairbank William Henry Referenced at Pluckham Farm in 1892.
Fawcett John Creaker Referenced at Broadholme Farm in 1892.
Found Rachel At the school circa 1919.
Fox Elizabeth (Bessie) ( – 1916) Died 1916, aged 74.
Fox Rev. William ( – 1911) St Marys Church Sledmere The Rev. William Henry Fox was the first vicar of St. Mary’s from 1871 to 1911. Buried in churchyard.
Galtrey George Gills Farm Referenced at Gills Farm in 1892.
Grantham Beamer View Cottages Family lived in Beamer View Cottages in the early 1900s.
Grantham Bertha At the school circa 1919. Her parents were Peter and Emma Grantham. Emma’s Father was William Williamson, the village tailor who married Sarah Ann Ireland.
Grice Peter/Petre Referenced at Fotherdale in 1892 and again in the 1901 census.
Harben Edward ( – 1934) Member of the brass band (tenor horn) 1890s. Buried in churchyard.
Harben Frank ( – 1953) Village Pump Member of the brass band (F flat bass, bombardon) 1890s. Buried in churchyard.
Harben Hannah nee Smith. ( – 1957) Married to Frank Harben. See entry under Hannah Smith.
Harben Maria ( – 1965)
Hayton Ernest At the school circa 1909. Had only half of his right arm.
Hayton George At the school circa 1909.
Hayton Jack At the school circa 1909.
Hepton David At the school circa 1909. Home Guard 1940.
Hepton Ted At the school circa 1919. From John Hebden:
The two Heptons are almost certainly descended from the marriage of William Hepton at Westow c1795. He was born Hebden son of Christopher in 1775 and is Hebden on his marriage allegation and bond held at the Borthwick. A descendant of this family, Maree, is in Canberra. All Heptons and Hebdons that I have found so far become Hebden when you go back.
Hesslewood Thomas ( – 1944) Cross Keys Pub landlord in 1929. Buried in churchyard.
Hesslewood William Nicholson ( – 1943) Cross Keys Pub landlord in 1930s. Buried in churchyard.
Home Rev. Herbert Congreve St Marys Church The Rev. Herbert Congreve Home was vicar from 1912 to 1921.
Jewison Elizabeth ( – Aug 1877) Of Raisthorpe. Played the original harmonium at St. Mary’s.
Jewison John In 1837, John Jewison of Raisthorpe built a terrace of 8 brick cottages between the Cross Keys and what is now the cricket pitch. These became known as Jewison’s row. They were built to house farm labourers. Cross Keys and Jewisons Row 1920s
Knapton William Thixendale Grange Tenant of Thixendale Grange in 1919.
Lacy Doris At the school circa 1919.
Lacy Robert At the school circa 1919.
Lacy Sarah Ann (nee Bell) ( – 1963) Photo circa 1930s Sarah lived in the end of the terrace of four cottages which used to stand where Elm View now stands. Wheelwrights_1910s.jpg Buried in churchyard.
Lacy Will At the school circa 1919. Home Guard 1940.
Marson Dick ( – 1931) Manor Farm Labourer at ‘Manor Farm’.
Marson Harold ( – 1918) Blind son of Dick Marson. At the school circa 1906.
Marson Mary ( – 1904) Wife of Dick Marson.
Marson Thomas ( – 1903)
Midgely Ada (nee Plummer) 1890 – Ada Plummer (nee Midgley/Midgely), born in 1890, was in service for a while. There is an old photo postcard, unfortunately partly missing, showing her in her uniform at the place she worked. ada in service1.jpg It is dated 1911 and is postmarked ‘Wharram’. ada in service2.jpgIt also looks as if the place she worked was [Something] House, Wharram.
Midgely Annie At the school circa 1919.
Midgely Edith Ann ( – 1887)
Midgely Ethel At the school circa 1919.
Midgely George At the school circa 1906, 1909.
Midgely Jack Ash Tree Farm At the school circa 1906,1909.
Midgely John Member of the brass band 1890s (baritone).
Midgely Martha (nee Pudsey) Ash Tree FarmVillage Pump
Midgely Norah At the school circa 1906, 1909.
Midgely Robert At the school circa 1919. Home Guard 1940.
Midgely Robert Member of the brass band 1890s (tenor horn).
Midgely Wilfred At the school circa 1909.
Milburn Eva At the school circa 1906.
Mooring Ellen (1881 – ) Born in Thixendale in 1881, daughter of Elizabeth Towse. Married William Petch in 1899
Mudd Thomas Gritts Farm Tenant of Gritts Farm in 1919.
Nelson Lily School At the school circa 1906, 1909 as infants teacher.
Noble Charles (1845? – ) Joiner’s apprentice aged 16 in 1861 census. Son of James/Mary.
Noble Doris At the school circa 1906.
Noble James (1822? – ) Groom aged 39 in 1861 census.
Noble Mary (1810? – ) Wife of John Noble. Aged 51 in 1861 census.
Noble Mary Ann (1847? – ) Scholar aged 14 in 1861 census. Daughter of James/Mary.
Noble Sarah At the school circa 1909.
Palfreyman Smith Palfreyman’s Cottage Labourer and rabbit catcher at Raisthorpe.
Pickard John School Teacher 1901 – 1904?
Piercy Mark ( – ) Farmers hind working at Raisthorpe Manor with his wife Annie Dodson about 1905/1906. Mark Piercy’s father William Piercy was born at Raisthorpe 18 December 1814.
Piercy Alice (1886 – ) Daughter of Annie/Mark
Piercy Agnes (1889 – ) Daughter of Annie/Mark
Piercy Ethel (1891 – ) Daughter of Annie/Mark, born at Enthorpe. At the school circa 1906.
Piercy Kate (1893 – ) Daughter of Annie/Mark
Piercy Alf (1896 – ) Son of Annie/Mark
Piercy Elsie (1899 – ) Daughter of Annie/Mark. At the school circa 1906.
Piercy Edith (1901 – ) Daughter of Annie/Mark
Pudsey Alfred (1893 -) Ash Tree Farm At the school circa 1898, 1906.
Pudsey Annie See under Annie Boyes.
Pudsey Katie Ash Tree Farm
Pudsey Martha See under Martha Midgely.
Repton George circa 1930
Sawdon / Sawden Thomas (1817 – 1890) Born in North Burton 1817 married Ann Vessey at Wharram le Street 6th June 1858. Thomas Sawden lived and worked at Painsthorpe Wold & Raisthorpe during his life. He died in Thixendale 18th July 1890. Ann died in Thixendale July 1897. The Registrar on both occasions was the village butcher, Robert Martin.
From Walter Townsend:
Thos. Sawden, baptised 1817 at North Burton, was my g.g.grandmother’s brother (my g.g.granduncle?). She was Adah Sawden baptised 1819 at North Burton. I can provide a family tree back as far as Thomas Sawden (b. abt. 1671 at North Burton)
Sawdon / Sawden Ann (Vessey) (1820 – 1897) Dress Maker aged 41 in 1861 census and living with James & Mary Noble. Sister of one of them?
Sawdon Elizabeth Daughter of Ann. Aged 7 in 1861 census.
Sawdon / Sawden Thomas (1859 – 1855) Son of Ann. Aged 1 in 1861 census. Birth registered in July 1859., Thought to be buried 1st Jan. 1865, with name shown as Seden.
Sawdon Richard (1858 -) From Trevor Barton:
Son of Thomas and Ann, Richard was bap. at Wharram Percy on 1st August 1858. This son became my wife’s G.Grandfather, when by this time his name had become SAWDON.
Sawdon David At the school circa 1906.
Sawdon William At the school circa 1906, 1909.
Schofield John Son of The Rev. Wilfred Armitage Schofield
Schofield Rev. Wilfred Armitage St Marys Church The Rev. Wilfred Armitage Schofield was vicar from 1921 to ?
Sedman William Hazlewood Martinholme Referenced at Martinholme in 1892, and in 1919 the tenancy is assigned to W. H. Sedman & Sons.
Sharp Thomas Shepherd in Thixendale probably in early 1745 (Gregorian calendar). His baptism was at Wharram Percy on 2 Feb 1744/5 and states: “Baptised Thomas son of John Sharp Thixendale Labourer Feb 2nd”. His parents, John and Elizabeth SHARP nee KIRK married at Wharram Percy 14 Nov 1741. (5g grandfather of Graham Jaunay)
Shipley Elizabeth ( – 1906) Cross Keys Pub landlord until 1906. Buried in churchyard. No headstone.
Simpson (Miss) School At the school circa 1919. Presumed to be teacher.
Smith Eliza Tenant of ‘A Cottage and Garden near the Manor Farm’ in 1919. This refers to the land adjacent to the track up Beamer Hill. Details here.
Smith Eva At the school circa 1909.
Smith Hannah (1868 – 1957) Married Frank Harben. Shown here in 1880s. The_green_1880s.jpg Buried in churchyard.
Smith James At the school circa 1919.
Smith Thomas ( – 1871) Help Buried in St Mary’s 1871 – ‘late of Burdale Station’.
Spaven/Spavin Freda At the school circa 1919.
Spaven Leslie Verdun (4/12/1916 – 24/12/2005) (Info ~pam.bardy~)
Spaven William ( – 1918) (Info ~pam.bardy~):
My Father (Leslie) was born in Thixendale on4th/12/1916 to Francis Oldfield Spaven and William Spaven. William died in the Flu epidemic in 1918. I am told they lived in the cottage next door to the village pub. Other children were Freda , Phylis, my grandmother Francis had a nickname ( I am told ) the petticoat poacher ?
Spencely Annie Wife of Thomas Spencely.
Spencely Thomas Lived in third cottage from Wheelwrights circa 1910. Wheelwrights_1910s.jpg
Stainthorpe Francis At the school circa 1919.
Street G.E. School St Marys Church Architect responsible for St Mary’s Church and the School.
Sykes Sir Christopher

( – 1801)

17th/18th Century Sledmere Sir Christopher Sykes inherited the Sledmere Estate in 1782. He started to accumulate land in and around Thixendale from 1786, and by 1793 was the major landowner. He created Gritts Farm, Gills Farm, and Manor Farm in 1795.
Sykes E School Registered as schoolmaster in 1892.
Sykes Sir Mark Masterman 17th/18th Century Sledmere Son of Sir Christopher. Inherited Sledmere Estate in 1801.
Sykes Sir Mark Tatton Richard Son of Sir Tatton Mark.
Sykes Richard High Sheriff of York, inherited the Sledmere estate in 1752
Sykes Sir Tatton

( – May 4th, 1913)

St Marys Church Sledmere Son of Sir Christopher. Inherited estate from his brother Sir Mark Masterman in 1823. Sir Tatton Sykes made major improvements to the village in the 1870s.
Sykes Sir Tatton Mark ( – 1919) Son of Sir Tatton. Died of influenza in Paris aged 39, while attending the 1919 peace conference.
Taylor ? Manor Farm Tenant at Manor Farm from 1890s to early 1900s. Also referenced at Thixendale Grange in 1892.
Thompson Betty Wife of Thomas Thompson. Worked the village pump.
Thompson Freddy At the school circa 1906,1909.
Thompson Thomas Lived in middle cottage next to Wheelwrights circa 1910. Wheelwrights_1910s.jpg
Thornton Bill At the school circa 1906, 1909.
Thornton Lily (1889 -) At the school circa 1898.
Thornton Rosie At the school circa 1909.
Towse Ann (1855 -) Daughter of David/Elizabeth. Scholar aged 6 in 1861 census. Married John Rennard and had 11 children
Towse David (1820 – 1889) Cross Keys Pub landlord for 30 years. Buried in churchyard. Married to Elizabeth (below). 7 children.
Towse David ( – 1923) Son of John Craven Towse. He had 3 sons John Herbert, Harold and Ernest (father of Sylvia Coupland) daughters Dorothy and Joan.
Towse Dick At the school circa 1906,1909.
Towse Elizabeth (nee Craven) (1830?- 1900) Married to David (above) in 1851 at the church in Wharram Percy
Towse Elizabeth (1862 -) Daughter of David/Elizabeth. Married William Mooring in 1881 in Thixendale and had 10 children. One of whom was Ellen Mooring
Towse Ellen (1864 – 2/10/1938) Daughter of David/Elizabeth. Died in Glossop, Derbyshire. 1881 census lists her as a general servant working for John Askwith at Farm House, Etton. Married George Broadley on 25/12/1883 at Thixendale Parish Church. Had 6 children.
Towse Ellen (1890 -) Daughter of John Craven Towse/Hannah.
Towse John (1821 – Cross Keys Pub landlord.
Towse John Craven (1860 – 1936) Cross Keys Son of David/Elizabeth. Aged 8 months in 1861 census. Pub landlord to around 1900. He married Hannah Rooks and had 7 children, one of which was David above.
Towse Joyce At the school circa 1906.
Towse Mary / Maria (1856 -) Daughter of David/Elizabeth. Scholar aged 4 in 1861 census. Born Kennythorpe. Married Charles S Scholes and had 7 children
Towse Maria (1866 -) Daughter of David/Elizabeth. Married Charles Thornton and had 4 children
Towse Norah At the school circa 1906,1909.
Towse Robert (1853 – 1915) Cross Keys Son of David/Elizabeth. Scholar aged 8 in 1861 census. He married Mary Ann Dales and had one daughter Lily. On 1891 census he is shown as Innkeeper at the Cross Keys and also Shoemaker which was his calling – maybe he was helping out after the death of his father!
Towse Sarah (1868 -) Daughter of David/Elizabeth. Married George Levitt and had 4 children
Waters Ernest At the school circa 1919.
Waters Lily At the school circa 1906.
Welburn Sarah (nee Coates) Methodist Chapel Daughter of Eyre Coates. Lived in the cottages where “Elm View” is now. Ashes in church yard with her late husband William (Bill) Welburn.
Whitehead Elizabeth School Teacher from 1904 to at least 1919.
Williamson School The earliest known headmaster in the school was a Mr. Williamson, who retired in January 1888 after teaching in Thixendale for nearly 40 years. Possibly the William Williamson below.
Williamson Herbert Cross Keys Pub landlord post 1906.
Williamson William ( – 1889) School Buried in churchyard. Village Schoolmaster. Married to Elizabeth (nee Adams from High Towthorpe).
Williamson Bill (1843 – 1913) Member of the brass band (bass drum) 1890s. The village tailor. Lived in a cottage next to Little Garth – demolished pre 1910. Son of William and Elizabeth Williamson above.
Wood Bill At the school circa 1906,1909. Known still to be in the village in the early 1930s
Wood Charles (1895 -) Son of Mary Wood. At the school circa 1906, 1909. Killed in WW1.
Wood Emma At the school circa 1919.vv
Wood George (1874?-) Member of the brass band (cornet) 1890s.
Wood H.G. Gills Farm Tenant of Gills Farm in 1919.
Wood Mary (nee Bell) Daughter of William Bell (see above)
Wood Nellie At the school circa 1906.
Wood Robert October Barn At the school circa 1906,1909. Tenant of October Barn in 1919.
Wood Sarah Ellen (1893 -) Daughter of Mary Wood.
Woodliffe Selina At the school circa 1919.
Youngson George Benjamin Wheelwrights Wheelwright 1910s. Carpentered his own wooden leg.
Youngson George At the school circa 1906,1909.
Youngson John ( – 1911?) Wheelwrights Occupant of the wheelwright and joiner’s shop post 1898. Buried in the churchyard?
Youngson John/Jack At the school circa 1906,1909.
Youngson Edie In service in Harrogate in 1907.