Following are the family members of Branch 3 sorted in alphabetical order by first name.
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Ada Micklethwait (12 Sep 1851 – 21 Dec 1931) JMP23
Born at Rishworth House, Wakefield. 1871 Census shows Ada living in Wakefield.1891 Census also shows Ada living with her mother in Wakefield. Ada gave money for The Westminster Abbey museum to be set up in the East Cloister in memory of her elder brother John Thomas. Sources: Westminster Abbey and Census records. Will exists.
Ann Jackson (1724 – 14 Jul 1762) JMP5
Married in 1750. Sources: Parish register and gravestone inscription at Mirfield Parish Church.
Ann Marriott (9 Feb 1795 – 16 Aug 1838) JMP16
Married at All Saints, Wakefield on 9th Jan 1819. Source: IGI. Sister of William JMP19B. See also Archbishop of York Marriage Bonds and Allegations 1660 1689.
Ann Micklethwait (1837–1866) JMP10W
Source: Gravestone inscription at Hartshead Church
Ann Micklethwait (23 Jul 1793 – 24 Mar 1828) JMP18
Baptised at Mirfield. Source: Parish Register and Gravestone inscription at Mirfield Parish Church.
Anna Maria Micklethwait (born 27 Oct 1819) JMP10R
Baptised in Wakefield. Source: IGI C071651 and 1841 Census. Married at Wakefield All Saints.
Arthur James Micklethwait (30 Nov 1845 – 27 Mar 1909) JMP27
Born at Rishworth House, Wakefield. The 1851 Census shows him as living with his parents in Wakefield. Educated at Wakefield Grammar School. The 1861 Census shows him as a scholar living in Wakefield. Admitted to Cambridge University 23 May 1864. School – Leeds. Ordained Deacon (London) 1868. Priest 1869. Chaplain of St. Michaels, Shoreditch. Chaplain Horbury House of Mercy, Yorkshire. The 1871 Census shows him as Assistant Curate living at Shoreditch. Vicar of St. Lukes, Cambridge. Chaplain H. M. Prison, Cambridge. The 1881 Census shows him to be living at Northgate, Horbury, York. In 1882, in order to carry out the recommendation adopted by the Conference of Northern Officers of the English Church Union at Leeds, two more Assistant Organising Secretaries were temporarily appointed. The one to cover Yorkshire being the Rev. A. J. Micklethwaite, Chaplain of the House of Mercy, Horbury. http://justus.anglican.org/resources/pc/england/ecu/roberts/1883.html refers. The 1901 Census shows him to be an unmarried clergyman living in Chesterton, Cambridgeshire. 1902–1904. Vicar of Dunton Green, Kent. Source: Crockfords 1872 and Census records.
Benjamin Bradley (born 1784) JMP10L
Of Wakefield, Innkeeper.
Benjamin Micklethwait (16 Aug 1761–1817) JMP10A
Baptised in Elland. Source: IGI Hanged at York Castle on 12th Apr 1817 for committing burglary.
Benjamin Micklethwait (8 Apr 1795 – 9 Apr 1795) JMP18A
Baptised at Mirfield. Source: IGI C010054. Buried at Mirfield St Mary. Source: HDFHS
Benjamin Micklethwait (1730 – 16 Dec 1762) JMP6
Of Elland Edge, Fixby. baptised at Mirfield. Clothier; Source: Gravestone inscription at Mirfield Parish Church. Admin of Benjamin of Fixby, Eland Chapelry, Halifax Parish dated Feb 1763.
Betty Barber (1776–1856) JMP10F
Married at Halifax. Source: Gravestone inscription at Hartshead Church and Archbishop of York Marriage Bonds and Allegations 1660–1689.
Charles Daniel Micklethwait (17 Aug 1859 – 20 Oct 1859) JMP21K
Buried at Wakefield St John.
Daniel Marriott Micklethwait (1897–1962) JMP21J
Born in Knaresborough quarter 1, 1897 certificate reference No 9a 100. Also shown in the 1901 Census living with his mother and sister in Malton. Copy of Medal Card and service record obtained – World War I. Lieutenant East Yorkshire Regiment and later Labour Corps. Record states born in Harrogate on 5 Jun 1897; living at 13 The Mount, Malton; educated at Bootham School, York. Was at Oxford University in 1915 and applied for a temporary commission in the Army on 6 Jan 1915 aged 19. His mother Mabel countersigned his application – his father was deceased. He survived the war and was demobbed in 1919. According to relatives he had no issue.
Daniel Micklethwait (1681 – 8 Apr 1765) JMP1
Of Lepton and Hopton. Source: Gravestone inscription at Mirfield Parish Church and Kirhkeaton Parish Records. Will of Daniel Mickelfit of Hopton dated 3 Jan 1763 proved 12 Mar 1773. Find out more about him on the Homes and Churches page.
Daniel Micklethwait (29 Jun 1759 – 30 Jun 1762) JMP10B
Baptised and buried in Elland. Sources: IGI and NBI.
Daniel Micklethwait (1756 – 28 Feb 1756) JMP12
Buried at St Mary, Mirfield. Source: Parish Register.
Daniel Micklethwait (1787 – 10 Jul 1852) JMP15
The 1851 Census describes him as Worsted Spinner Manufacturer and Merchant; born at Hopton Hall, Yorkshire; widower living with his son and William and sister Elizabeth. Other sources of information: IGI; 1841 Census; also 1835 poll book describes him as ‘of South Parade, Wakefield’. His admin refers to him as of Wakefield, Worsted Yarn Manufacturer, admin granted 4 Dec 1852.
Daniel Micklethwait (1721 – 18 Oct 1780) JMP4
Of Hopton, Clothier. Source: Parish registers and gravestone inscription at Mirfield Parish Church.
Eleanor Janet Micklethwait (born 1894) JMP21H
Born in Leeds quarter 3, 1894 certificate reference No 9b 537. Also shown in the 1901 Census living with her mother and brother in Malton.
Eleanor Micklethwait (born 30 Apr 1861) JMP21D
Baptised at Liverpool St Peter and married at Upper Hopton. Sources: 1861, 1871 and 1881 Census returns.
Eleanor Micklethwait (1749 – 9 May 1797) JMP6A
Of Fixby. Baptised in Mirfield on 23 Apr 1753; married and buried at Elland. Source: IGI M009305.
Elijah Cheetham (born 1791) JMP10D
Elizabeth (Betty) Micklethwait (1789 – 14 Nov 1867) JMP17
The 1851 Census shows her as unmarried; living with her brother Daniel and born at Hopton Hall. Other source of information: 1841 Census, gravestone inscription at Mirfield Parish Church and window at Upper Hopton Church.
Elizabeth Clementia Micklethwait (5 Aug 1822 – 6 Jan 1847) JMP10S
Baptised and buried at Wakefield All Saints. Source: IGI and 1841 Census.
Elizabeth Micklethwait (born 5 Apr 1821) JMP10G
Baptised in Halifax 5 Apr 1821. Source: IGI C007492
Elizabeth Micklethwait (1759 – 21 Jun 1848) JMP9A
Married at Mirfield. Sources: IGI M010054 and Archbishop of York Marriage Bonds and Allegations 1660–1689.
Elizabeth Oxley (1764 – 24 May 1822) JMP10
Married 3 Apr 1783 in Mirfield. Known as Betty. Sources: Gravestone inscription at Mirfield Parish Church and Deb Walker. Source: Archbishop of York Marriage Bonds and Allegations 1660–1689.
Hannah Haigh (born 1761) JMP10X
Hannah Micklethwait (born 1803) JMP10U
Harriet Blackburn (1804–1868) JMP10P
Married at Birstall. Source: Gravestone inscription at Hartshead Church
Harriett Micklethwait (21 Mar 1799 – 8 Dec 1882) JMP19A
Of Hopton Hall. Baptised and married at Mirfield. Source: Mirfield Parish Records. Buried at Hopton. Will exists. Source: Archbishop of York Marriage Bonds and Allegations 1660–1689.
James Micklethwait (1801 – 4 Jul 1855) JMP20
Of Hopton Hall and Rishworth House, Wakefield. Mayor of Wakefield 1850. Worsted spinner and Colliery Owner; born at Hopton Hall; married Sarah Eliza Stanway of Manchester on 2 Jun 1842 at Manchester Cathedral. Sources include 1835 poll book; 1834 trade directory (Malster); 1841 Census; 1851 Census; marriage certificate; IGI; parish register. James donated the land and laid the first stone for St John’s Church in Upper Hopton in 1844. Will dated 1856 – copy obtained? Find out more about him on the Homes and Churches page.
James Micklethwait (1753 – 24 Sep 1824) JMP9
Of Hopton Hall. Clothier. Source: Gravestone inscription at Mirfield Parish Church and Parish Register. His son’s marriage license (James) describes him as ‘Malster of Hopton Hall’. His will also describes him as Malster of Hopton Hall dated 25 Nov 1822, codicil 11 Jun 1823, proved 7 Apr 1825.
James Daniel Micklethwait (3 Apr 1825 – 21 Aug 1832) JMP21
Baptised in 1827 and buried in All Saints Cathedral, Wakefield. Source: IGI and NBI.
Jenny Abby (born 1758) JMP13A
Married in Elland. Source: IGI M009305.
John Bayes (born 1802) JMP10H
Married Hakifax 30 Aug 1824. Source: IGI M007492
John Campbell (born 1724) JMP3C
John Holland (born 1820) JMP10V
Merchant of Brighouse.
John Lowies Micklethwait (11 Sep 1863 – 11 Jan 1914) JMP21F
Born in Mirfield and buried at Upper Hopton. Source: 1871, 1881 and 1901 Census returns.
John Thomas Micklethwait (3 May 1843 – 28 Dec 1906) JMP26
Born at Rishworth House, Wakefield. The 1851 Census shows him as John James; living with his parents in Wakefield. The 1861 Census shows him as a scholar living in Wakefield. Became a famous architect. The 1871 Census shows John as an architect living in London. On the date of the 1891 Census, John was at his mother’s home in Wakefield. His work can be found in many churches across the UK, and in 1898 he was appointed surveyor to the dean and chapter, Westminster Abbey. In 1900 he was also made architect to St George’s Chapel, Windsor. He died in 1906 and was accorded the honour of burial in the west cloister, Westminster Abbey. His bust is located in the roof space at Westminster Abbey. The original Yorkshire Micklethwait Coat of Arms appears on his gravestone. Source: Westminster Abbey and Census records. In Sir William Dugdale’s Visitation of Yorkshire in 1666, he refers to a letter dated 1626 issued by John Borough Miles, Norroy King of Arms of The Northern Parts beyond The Trent, in which the following arms are confirmed to Elias Micklethwait of York JM15, son of John Micklethwait of Ingbirchworth, Yorkshire JM3. The fact that the arms were confirmed rather than granted indicates that they had been in use by the family prior to 1626. The letter found these arms belonged to ‘the old family of Micklethwayt’ and were so recorded amongst those ‘of illustrious people in these northern parts’.
John Micklethwait (born 1783) JMP10E
Of Thornhill according to his wife’s gravestone. Thornhill, Clifton township, Hartshead Parish.
John Micklethwait (8 Dec 1791 – 20 Feb 1794) JMP10J
Of Hopton. Baptised and buried in Mirfield. Sources: IGI and HDFHS.
John Micklethwait (20 Nov 1803 – 30 May 1807) JMP10K
Baptised and buried in Mirfield. Source: IGI.
John Micklethwait (1809 – 20 Dec 1875) JMP10N
Source: Gravestone inscription at Hartshead Church
John Micklethwait (5 Mar 1757 – 25 Jan 1846) JMP13
Baptised at Mirfield. Source: Parish Register and IGI. Residence Fixby. Buried at Rastrick St Matthew Source: NBII.
John Micklethwait (1717 – 12 May 1786) JMP3
Source: Gravestone inscription at Mirfield Parish Church and Kirhkeaton Parish Records. Executor of his father’s will. His will describes him as clothier of Hopton Hall dated 1 Nov1781 and proved 29 July 1786.
Laurence Freeman (born 1749) JMP6B
Lucy Stanway Micklethwait (19 Sep 1854 – 9 Apr 1908) JMP24
1871 Census shows Lucy living in Wakefield. She also appears in the 1881 Census. The 1891 Census shows her as living with her mother in Wakefield.
Mabel Russell (born 1870) JMP21G
Married quarter 4, 1893 at Malton. Certificate reference No 9d 739. Also shown in 1901 Census living with her two children.
Margaret Eleanor Lowies (1834 – 31 Jul 1915) JMP21B
Source: 1871 Census and gravestone inscription at Upper Hopton Church. Marriage certificate 10b 590 Whitehaven Q3 1858.
Martha Jackson (born 1728) JMP7
Married 7 Aug 1755 in Mirfield. Source: Deb Walker.
Martha Micklethwait (born 27 May 1787) JMP10Z
Baptised in Rastrick. Source: IGI C107833. Married in Halifax. Source: IGI M007492.
Martha Micklethwait (born 1756) JMP11
Source: Parish Register.
Martha Micklethwait (12 Oct 1785–1864) JMP14
Baptised 3 Nov1785 at Mirfield. Source: 1851 Census and Gravestone inscription and window at Upper Hopton Church.
Martha Micklethwait (born 1724) JMP3B
Married at Mirfield. Source: IGI M010053 Source: Archbishop of York Marriage Bonds and Allegations 1660–1689.
Mary Elizabeth Micklethwait (20 Oct 1844 – 8 Jan 1928) JMP22
Born at Rishworth House, Wakefield. The 1851 Census shows her living with her parents in Wakefield, Yorkshire. The 1861 Census shows her as a scholar in Halifax. The 1891 Census shows Mary living with her mother in Wakefield. Source: Parish register and census records.
Mary Micklethwait (born 18 Nov 1784) JMP10M
Of Hopton Hall. Baptised and married in Mirfield. Source: IGI and Archbishop of York Marriage Bonds and Allegations 1660–1689.
Mary Micklethwait (born 28 Nov 1802) JMP10Q
Baptised in Rastrick. Source: IGI. C107833 Married John Bayes in Halifax. Source: IGI M007492 and Archbishop of York Marriage Bonds and Allegations 1660–1689.
Mary Micklethwait (24 Mar 1793 – 10 Sep 1801) JMP10Y
Baptised at Rastrick St Matthew. Also buried at Rastrick St Matthew. Source: NBII.
Mary Micklethwait (born 23 May 1751) JMP8
Baptised and married in Mirfield. Source: Mirfield Parish Register and IGI.
Mary Morton (1684 – 7 Jul 1780) JMP2
Source: Gravestone inscription at Mirfield Parish Church and Kirhkeaton Parish Records.
Mary Stringer (1753 – 4 Jan 1797) JMP3D
Married in Huddersfield. Source: IGI M018501. Buried in Mirfield. Will dated 18 Jul 1795 proved 1 Jun 1798.
Richard Micklethwait (1715–1716) JMP2A
Source: Kirhkeaton Parish Records.
Sara Eliza Stanway (born 1822) JMP20A
Married in Manchester in 1842. The 1851 Census shows her living with her husband and children in Burton Street, Wakefield, Yorkshire; born Charlton, Somerset. The 1871 Census shows her as a widow living in Wakefield. The 1891 Census shows the same information 20 years later. Sources: marriage certificate and census records.
Sarah Micklethwait (21 Mar 1796 – 26 Aug 1872) JMP19
Of Hopton Hall. Sources: 1841, 1851 and 1871 Census returns; also gravestone and window at Upper Hopton Church.
Thomas Marriott Micklethwait (30 Aug 1827 – 11 Oct 1830) JMP10T
Baptised and buried in Wakefield. Source: IGI and NBI.
William Ackroyd (born 1850) JMP21E
Source: 1881 Census.
William Marriott (4 Jun 1790 – 8 Feb 1832) JMP19B
Of Wakefield, Worsted Manufacturer. Buried at the Wakefield Westgate Presbyterian Chapel – later the Unitarian Church. Admin exists.
William Marriott Micklethwait (7 Sep 1830 – 10 Feb 1867) JMP21A
Born in Wakefield. Source: 1841 Census. The 1851 Census shows him as unmarried and living with his father. Upper Hopton grave gives his age and date of death; name of wife, her age and date of death.
William Turner (1762 – 17 May 1811) JMP9B
Of Round Oak, Hopton.