Descendancy Narrative of
John WESTMORELAND of Rothwell
(origin of this John not yet determined, but in progress)
I.John1 WESTMORELAND was born
before 1771- but where?. He married Mary
FIELD on 25 December 1789 Saint
Peter, Leeds, YKS, ENG.
A.Thomas2 WESTMORELAND was
christened on 3 June 1791 Rothwell,
B.Sarah2 WESTMORELAND was
christened on 17 August 1793 Rothwell,
C.Jacob2 WESTMORELAND was
christened on 22 September 1795 Rothwell,
YKS, ENG. He died in 1807.
D.Rebecca2 WESTMORELAND was
christened on 7 December 1797 Rothwell,
YKS, ENG. She married Samuel HIRST in 1820.
E.John2 WESTMORELAND was
baptized on 20 July 1800 Rothwell,
WRY, ENG. He was buried on 5 June 1806.
F.Wiiliam2 WESTMORELAND was
born on 8 August 1802. He was baptized on 14 November 1802 Rothwell,
WRY, ENG. He married Mary
HANDFORD on 25 March 1821.
G.Joseph2 WESTMORELAND was
born on 19 December 1804 Rothwell,
YKS, ENG. He was baptized on 13 January 1805 Rothwell,
WRY, ENG. He married Esther
WARD on 25 December 1824 Wakefield,
YKS, ENG. He was a Coal miner between 1841 and 1861. He was Primitive Methodist
lay preacher. He was a Furnace man in 1871.
1.Nanny3 WESTMORELAND was
baptized on 4 November 1827 Rothwell.
2.Joseph3 WESTMORELAND was
baptized on 30 May 1830 Rothwell.
3.Ruth3 WESTMORELAND was
baptized on 4 November 1832 Rothwell.
4.John3 WESTMORELAND married Ann
NUSSEY before 1825. He was baptized on 2 November 1834 Rothwell.
a)Joseph4 WESTMORELAND was
born circa 1860Rothwell. He was decribed on 1871 census
(aged 11) as a matchmaker at Mr Seanors match works. This was probably
at the old Ebenezer Chapel which was then the Rothwell West Riding Match
Works. (letter from A.Brown to Charlotte Rogers)
At some time he was a streetlighter. He was deaf as a result
of an accident in the coal pit. (contributed by Maxine Viggers)
b)Emma4 WESTMORELAND was
born circa 1863Rothwell.
Married Seth WADE and had 9 children (Maxine Viggers)
was born circa 1870 Rothwell.
Married Mr Dobson and had at least one son, Franklin.
5.Mary3 WESTMORELAND married John
BULMER. She was baptized on 27 November 1836 Rothwell.
WESTMORELAND . She was baptized on 26 May 1839 Rothwell,
NRY, ENG. She married William
ROGERS before 1864.
She emigrated in 1869 from Painterstown, PA, USA.
NB: OTHER WESTMORELANDS FROM THIS FAMILY SEEM TO HAVE MOVED TO THE
SAME AREA OF PENNSYLVANIA --- DOES ANYONE KNOW MORE??
a)John4 WESTMORELAND was
born on 6 December 1859 Rothwell,
WRY, ENG. He appeared on the census of 1861 Rothwell,
WRY, ENG ("John, grandson age 1" )
As of after 1864, he was also known as John
7.Jabez3 WESTMORELAND was
born circa 1841Rothwell, WRY, ENG.
He appeared on the census of between 1851 and 1861 (Rothwell Censuses).
He was a "Coal miner" on census of 1861 in 1861. He married Charlotte
HOPTON before 1863.
a)Ruth4 WESTMORELAND was
born circa 1863.
b)Harry4 WESTMORELAND was
born circa 1866Rothwell.
c)Rachael Ann4 WESTMORELAND
was born circa 1868.
was born circa 1870 Rothwell.
8.Grace3 WESTMORELAND appeared
on the census of 1851, 1861. She married Frank
HODGEKINSON. She was born circa 1843 Rothwell,
9.Faith3 WESTMORELAND married Alfred
STEELE. She was born circa 1847Rothwell,
H.Mary2 WESTMORELAND was
born on 3 September 1807 Rothwell,
WRY, ENG. She was baptized in November 1807 Rothwell,
WRY, ENG (date given by A.Brown to Charlotte Rogers - could be baptism,
other date could be birth date). She married Thomas
SHELDON on 9 December 1826.
I.Rachel2 WESTMORELAND was
baptized on 25 January 1810 Rothwell,
WRY, ENG. She married Thomas
Taylor on 08 Jun 1828 at St Peter's Church, Leeds.
J.John2 WESTMORELAND was
born circa 1800Rothwell, YKS, ENG.
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