William Crawshaw

1827–1882 (Age 55)
Soyland, Yorkshire, England

The Life of William

When William Crawshaw was born in 1827, in Soyland, Yorkshire, England, his father, John Crawshaw, was 22 and his mother, Hannah, was 18. He married Elizabeth Gledhill in 1848, in Halifax, Yorkshire, England. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Halifax St James, Halifax, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Soyland, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 30 years. In 1871, at the age of 44, his occupation is listed as mason (stone mason) in Ripponden, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He died in 1882, in Halifax, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

William Crawshaw
1827–1882
Elizabeth Gledhill
1827–1904
Marriage: 1848
Mary Ann Crawshaw
1850–
Richard Arthur Crawshaw
1872–1938
John Crawshaw
1852–
Sarah Ellen Crawshaw
1855–
William Henry Crawshaw
1856–1915
James Crawshaw
1860–1944
Alfred Crawshaw
1861–1872
Jonathan Crawshaw
1864–
Jane Elizabeth Crawshaw
1869–1944

Spouse and Children

    Male1827–1882Male

    Elizabeth Gledhill

    Female1827–1904Female

MARRIAGE
1848
Halifax, Yorkshire, England
children

(9)

    Mary Ann Crawshaw

    Female1850–Female

    John Crawshaw

    Male1852–Male

    Sarah Ellen Crawshaw

    Female1855–Female

    William Henry Crawshaw

    Male1856–1915Male

    James Crawshaw

    Male1860–1944Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Crawshaw

    Male1805–Male

    Hannah

    Female1809–Female

siblings

(8)

    William Crawshaw

    Male1827–1882Male

    Mary Crawshaw

    Female1830–Female

    Male1833–Male

    James Crawshaw

    Male1836–1874Male

    Ellen Crawshaw

    Female1840–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1830

Age 3

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 6

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1843

Age 16

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Crawshaw Booth in Lancashire, named from Old English crāwe ‘crow’ + sceaga ‘grove’, ‘thicket’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • William Crawshaw in household of John Crawshaw, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • William Crawshaw, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • William Crawshaw, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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