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William ENTWISTLE

William ENTWISTLE[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12]

Male 1873 - 1933

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  • Born  20 Oct 1873  Robin Barn, Eccleshill, Darwen, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13
    • (Twin) The family was living at Robin Barn Farm, Eccleshill when William and Mary were born. Brothers were Thomas (20), Charles (18), Joseph (8), James (5) and sisters Betty (14), Sarah (10) and Alice Ann (3).
    Gender  Male 
    Baptism  25 Dec 1873  St James Church, Darwen, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Residence  1881  Robin Barn, Eccleshill, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Joseph and Sarah were still living at Robin Barn with children Charles (25), Betty (21), Sarah (18), Joseph (16), James (12), Alice Ann (10) and twins William & Mary (7) 
    Residence  1891  Brookside Farm, Lower Darwen, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Joseph and Sarah were living at Brookside Farm, Lower Darwen with children Alice Ann (20), twins Mary and William (17) and a grandson Ernest Entwistle (5). 
    Residence  1896  2 Dandy Row, Darwen, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married from 2 Dandy Row, Darwen where his aunt Betty lived with her husband Andrew Heap. His father Joseph had died. 
    Residence  1897  Sunnyhurst Woods, Darwen, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    William and Margaret lived for a time at the cottages in Sunnyhurst Woods where he worked as a woodsman. Their first children were born there. These cottages were demolished to make space for the Kiosk which was built in Sunnyhurst Woods. 
    Residence  31 Mar 1901  Lower Day Eye Farm, Blacksnape, Darwen,Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    The family was living and farming at Lower Day Eye Farm, Blacksnape, Darwen with children Mary (3), William (2) and Florence (2 months). 
    Residence  Apr 1904  Day Eye Farm, Blacksnape, Darwen, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Residence  1905  Day Eye Farm, Blacksnape, Darwen, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Occupation  04 Apr 1908  Top o' Hag, Higher Wood Farm, Darwen, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    William and Margaret were living at Higher Wood Farm by the time Doris was born in 1908.  
    Entwistle family Higher Wood Farm orchard Darwen -1.jpg
    Entwistle family Higher Wood Farm orchard Darwen -1.jpg
    Residence  02 Apr 1911  Top o' Hag, Higher Wood Farm, Darwen, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Doris (2) lived with her parents William (37) and Margaret (36) and her 7 siblings - Mary (13), William (12), Florence (10), Elizabeth Anne (8), Margaret Alice (6), Norman (4), Ellen (7 months). There were 6 rooms in the house (including kitchen). 
    Residence  1912  Top o'th'Hag, Darwen, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Higherwood Farm, Darwen, Lancashire, England another name for Hagg Farm and Higher Wood Farm 
    Entwistle children at th Hagg Farm Darwen Lancash-1.jpg
    Entwistle children at th Hagg Farm Darwen Lancash-1.jpg
    Think that's my mum on the right, peeping from behind her sister Margaret! She would have been about 7 years old. It could also be Auntie Nellie (Ellen)aged about 6. The other sibling missing from the photo was Uncle Bill, aged about 17 - had he already gone to enlist for WW1? My mother used to say she remembered him walking down the track from…
    Residence  1919  Woodside Bank, Darwen, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [18, 19
    In about 1919 they moved from the farm down the track to Woodside Bank where they stayed for the rest of William's life. This had been the manse for Duckworth Street Church, Darwen and was converted into 2 houses. 
    Woodside Bank
    Woodside Bank
    Residence  1926  Woodside Bank, Darwen, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    Residence  1930  Woodside Bank, Darwen, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [21
    Will  22 Jun 1933  Woodside Bank, Darwen, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sons William and Norman were appointed executors. Everything to wife, Margaret. If predeceased, then all in equal shares to children. 
    Died  19 Oct 1933  Darwen, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Buried  24 Oct 1933  sec 1 plot 3102, Darwen Old Cemetery (Western), Darwen, Lancashire,England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    William & Margaret Entwistle gravestone-2
    William & Margaret Entwistle gravestone-2
    Probate  16 Nov 1933  Woodside Bank, Darwen, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gross value of estate was £1197-12-6 
    Person ID  I1899  Eileen's Family Tree
    Last Modified  27 Oct 2013 

    Father  Joseph ENTWISTLE,   b. 22 Apr 1832, Haslingden Grane, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1894, Lower Eccleshill Farm, Darwen, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Sarah HOLDEN,   b. 30 Jun 1834, Haslingden Grane, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Q1 1900, Darwen, Lancashire,England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  15 Oct 1853  Shorrockfold, Yate & Pickup Bank, Lancashire Joseph aged 22 and living Pickup Bank, Sarah aged 21/St Mary's Parish Church, Blackburn, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F492  Group Sheet

    Family  Margaret GARNER,   b. 05 Mar 1875, Tottering Temple, Tockholes, Blackburn, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jul 1937, Blackburn and East Lancashire Royal Infirmary, Blackburn, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  02 Sep 1896  William's address was 2 Dandy Row, Darwen. Margaret's address was 6 Preston Street, Darwen Witnesses were Isaac Garner and Nancy Clegg. Isaac was Margaret's older brother. He and Nancy married during the same quarter of 1896./Belgrave Square Independent Meeting House, Darwen, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Mary ENTWISTLE,   b. 09 Jul 1897, Eccleshill, Darwen, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1974, Blackburn, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. William ENTWISTLE,   b. Dec 1898, Darwen, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1970, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Florence ENTWISTLE,   b. Feb 1901, Darwen, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1990app, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elizabeth Anne ENTWISTLE,   b. Jul 1902, Lower Day Eye Farm, Blacksnape, Darwen, Lancashire, Englan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan-Feb-Mar 1963, Blackpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Margaret Alice ENTWISTLE,   b. 25 Apr 1904, Day Eye Farm, Darwen, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Q2 1980, Darwen, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Norman ENTWISTLE,   b. 17 Apr 1906, Darwen, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan-Feb-Mar 1980
     7. Doris ENTWISTLE,   b. 04 Apr 1908, Higher Wood Farm (or Th'Hagg Farm), Darwen, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jan 1989, Queen's Park Hospital, Blackburn, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Ellen ENTWISTLE,   b. 08 Aug 1910, Top o' Hag, Higher Wood Farm, Darwen, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1998, Cheshire, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Frank ENTWISTLE,   b. 21 Mar 1912, Higher Wood Farm, Darwen, Lancashire,England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1996, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital,,, Nedlands, Western Austalia,Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Elsie ENTWISTLE,   b. 17 Oct 1914, Darwen, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1988, Blackpool & Fylde, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Norah ENTWISTLE,   b. 18 Sep 1919, Darwen, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1997, Blackburn, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F428  Group Sheet

  • Photos

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    Darwen Tower, Woodside Bank & Th'Hagg
    Darwen Tower, Woodside Bank & Th'Hagg
    Ellen Entwistle  Walter Bibbys wedding
    Ellen Entwistle Walter Bibbys wedding
    Hagg Nursery, Darwen postcard
    Hagg Nursery, Darwen postcard
    1932 Entwistle Family holiday in Brighton
    1932 Entwistle Family holiday in Brighton
    Entwistle family Higher Wood Farm orchard Darwen -1.jpg
    Entwistle family Higher Wood Farm orchard Darwen -1.jpg
    Entwistle children at th Hagg Farm Darwen Lancash-1.jpg
    Entwistle children at th Hagg Farm Darwen Lancash-1.jpg
    Think that's my mum on the right, peeping from behind her sister Margaret! She would have been about 7 years old. It could also be Auntie Nellie (Ellen)aged about 6. The other sibling missing from the photo was Uncle Bill, aged about 17 - had he already gone to enlist for WW1? My mother used to say she remembered him walking down the track from…
    Sunnyhurst Cottages
    Sunnyhurst Cottages
    Sunnyhurst Cottages colour
    Sunnyhurst Cottages colour
    William and Margaret Entwistle and family
    William and Margaret Entwistle and family
    Margaret, Annie, Ellen, Norman, Norah, Elsie,with parents
    Margaret, Annie, Ellen, Norman, Norah, Elsie,with parents
    Annie Entwistle & Harry Haworth's wedding
    Annie Entwistle & Harry Haworth's wedding
    Sunnyhurst Cottages again
    Sunnyhurst Cottages again
    Sunnyhurst about 1908
    Sunnyhurst about 1908
    Florence Entwistle  Percy Bartons wedding-1.jpg
    Florence Entwistle Percy Bartons wedding-1.jpg
    Woodside Bank
    Woodside Bank
    Sunnyhurst Cottages-1.jpg
    Sunnyhurst Cottages-1.jpg
    Sunnyhurst Wood
    Sunnyhurst Wood
    William and Margaret Garner Entwistle
    William and Margaret Garner Entwistle
    Woodside Bank
    Woodside Bank
    Grandad William Entwistle  about 1932
    Grandad William Entwistle about 1932
    William Entwistle B1873
    William Entwistle B1873
    William & Margaret Entwistle
    William & Margaret Entwistle
    Woodside Bank and Th Hagg postcard
    Woodside Bank and Th Hagg postcard
    Shows Darwen Tower, Woodside Bank and th'Hagg (Higherwood Farm) Darwen
    Margaret Entwistle  abt 1930
    Margaret Entwistle abt 1930
    Entwistle grandparents grave
    Entwistle grandparents grave
    The Woodsman's Hut, Sunnyhurst Woods, Darwen
    The Woodsman's Hut, Sunnyhurst Woods, Darwen
    View from Hagg Nursery c1907
    View from Hagg Nursery c1907
    William  Entwistle - abt 1930
    William Entwistle - abt 1930
    William Entwistle of Woodside Bank abt 1930
    William Entwistle of Woodside Bank abt 1930
    Woodside Bank
    Woodside Bank
    Doris & Bill Entwisle with Doris' father.
    Doris & Bill Entwisle with Doris' father.
    On holiday in Brighton in 1932

    Documents

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    ENTWISTLE DORIS 1911 census-1.jpg
    ENTWISTLE DORIS 1911 census-1.jpg
    Top o' Hag, Higher Wood Farm, Darwen. Doris (2) lived with her parents William (37) and Margaret (36) and her 7 siblings - Mary (13), William (12), Florence (10), Elizabeth Anne (8), Margaret Alice (6), Norman (4), Ellen (7 months).
    Bill & Margaret Entwistle M1896
    Bill & Margaret Entwistle M1896
    Independent Meeting House,Belgrave Square ,, Darwen, Lancashire, England
    William's address was 2 Dandy Row, Darwen. Margaret's address was 6 Preston Street, Darwen.
    Witnesses were Isaac Garner and Nancy Clegg. Isaac was Margaret's older brother. He and Nancy married during the same quarter of 1896.
    Hag Nursery planting from book re Ancient Highway
    Hag Nursery planting from book re Ancient Highway
    Hagg Farm 1911map
    Hagg Farm 1911map
    Hag Nursery planting plan from book re Ancient Highway
    Hag Nursery planting plan from book re Ancient Highway
    Woodside Bank  disease
    Woodside Bank disease
    Hagg Farm OS 2004
    Hagg Farm OS 2004
    Joseph & Sarah  Entwistle 1881 i
    Joseph & Sarah Entwistle 1881 i
    Joseph and Sarah were still living at Robin Barn with children Charles (25), Betty (21), Sarah (18), Joseph (16), James (12), Alice Ann (10) and twins William & Mary (7)
    William Entwistle B1873
    William Entwistle B1873
    Robin Barn,, Eccleshill, Darwen, Lancashire, England
    (Twin) The family was living at Robin Barn Farm, Eccleshill when William and Mary were born. Brothers were Thomas (20), Charles (18), Joseph (8), James (5) and sisters Betty (14), Sarah (10) and Alice Ann (3).
    William Entwistle sr. will 1933
    William Entwistle sr. will 1933
    Sons William and Norman were appointed executors. Everything to wife, Margaret. If predeceased, then all in equal shares to children.
    William Entwistle sr. will probate 1933
    William Entwistle sr. will probate 1933
    Gross value of estate was £1197-12-6
    Woodside Bank Hagg 1911 enumerators page
    Woodside Bank Hagg 1911 enumerators page
    William Entwistle sr will 1933
    William Entwistle sr will 1933
    William Entwistle sr will probate 1933
    William Entwistle sr will probate 1933

    Headstones

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    Darwen Western Cemetery
    Darwen Western Cemetery
    William & Margaret Entwistle gravestone
    William & Margaret Entwistle gravestone
    William & Margaret Entwistle gravestone-2
    William & Margaret Entwistle gravestone-2

  • Sources 


    1. [S64] 1881 England Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. 1881 British Isles Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the;), Class: RG11; Piece: 4208; Folio: 127; Page: 14; Line: ; GSU roll: 1342008..
      Birth date: abt 1874
      Birth place: Eccleshill, Lancashire, England
      Residence date: 1881
      Residence place: Eccleshill, Lancashire, England

    2. [S67] Ancestry Family Trees, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.;), Ancestry Family Trees.

    3. [S66] 1891 England Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - Census Returns of England and Wales, 1891. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1891. Data imaged from The National;), Class: RG12; Piece: 3412; Folio 25; Page 1; GSU roll: 6098522..
      Birth date: abt 1874
      Birth place: Darwen, Lancashire, England
      Residence date: 1891
      Residence place: Over Darwen, Lancashire, England

    4. [S376] 1911 England Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.Original data - Census Returns of England and Wales, 1911. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA), 1911. Data imaged from the National Archives, London, England.;).
      Birth date: abt 1874
      Birth place: Eccleshill, Lancashire, England
      Residence date: 02 Apr 1911
      Residence place: Darwen, Lancashire, England

    5. [S68] 1901 England Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - Census Returns of England and Wales, 1901. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1901. Data imaged from the National;), Class: RG13; Piece: 3924; Folio: 137; Page: 31..
      Birth date: abt 1874
      Birth place: Darwen, Lancashire, England
      Residence date: 1901
      Residence place: Darwen, Lancashire, England

    6. [S127] Marriage certificate.

    7. [S146] Birth certificate Doris Entwistle 1908, (Name: copy issued Mar 1920 for purposes of Factory and Workshops Act, 1901;).

    8. [S145] marriage certificate William Entwisle/Doris Entwistle 1932.

    9. [S365] England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1861-1941, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010.Original data - Principal Probate Registry. Calendar of the Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration made in the Probate Registries of the High Court of Justice in England. Londo;).
      Death date: 19 Oct 1933
      Death place: Lancashire, England

    10. [S58] England & Wales, Death Index: 1984-2007, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.Original data - General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes. London, England: General Register Office. © Crown copyright. Published by permission of the Cont;).
      Birth date: abt 1874
      Birth place:
      Death date: Dec 1933
      Death place: Blackburn, Lancashire, England

    11. [S34] England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915, FreeBMD, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.Original data - General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes. London, England: General Register Office. © Crown copyright. Published by permission of the Cont;).
      Birth date: Dec 1873
      Birth place: Lancashire, United Kingdom

    12. [S119] birth certificate William Entwistle 1873.

    13. [S229] Parish records St James', Darwen.

    14. [S134] Frank Whittaker, Birth of daughter Margaret (Frank's mother).

    15. [S241] Kelly's Directory 1905.

    16. [S156] Barrett's Directory of Blackburn and District 1912.

    17. [S377] Conversation with Aunt Norah, born art Woodside Bank 1919.

    18. [S232] Electoral Register 1919.

    19. [S137] death certificate William Garner, (Name: GRO;).

    20. [S157] Barrett's Directory of Blackburn and District 1930.