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Samuel BENN

Male Abt 1797 - 1860  (~ 63 years)


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  • Name Samuel BENN 
    Born Abt 1797  Northowram, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _UID C83F7C0AC9CE4CEC8702A14AF71B6691D90D 
    Died Dec 1860  Halifax RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • 1841 census (indexed as BENT by Ancestry), in Backfold, Northowram, Yorkshire (all BENN), Samuel (45, weaver), Charlotte (51), Margaret (20), Joshua (15), Rachel (11) and Job (1). All born Yorkshire.

      1851 census: in Chapel Street, Northowram, Yorkshire (all BENN), Samuel (60, hand loom weaver (worsted), born Northowram), Charlotte (wife, 65, born Northowram), Margaret (daughter, 30, worsted weaver by power, born Clayton, Yorkshire), Job (grandson, 10, spinner of worsted (at mill), born Northowram). Plus 2 lodgers.

      Samuel must have died between 1851 and 1861, probably Q4 1860.

      1861 census: at 7 Kitchen Lane, Northowram, Charlotte BENN (widow, 72, worsted weaver, born Northowram), Margaret JOWETT (boarder [actually daughter], widow, 41, worsted weaver (power), born Northowram) and Charlotte JOWETT (Margaret's daughter, 7, born Northowram).

      1871 census: in High Street, Northowram, Charlotte BENN (widow, 81, born Northowram), Margaret JOWETT (daughter, widow, 50, worsted weaver at factory, born Clayton, Yorkshire) and Charlotte JOWETT (granddaughter, 17, worsted spinner at factory, born Northowram).

      Charlotte died in Q3 1871.

    Person ID I3176  Great Horkesley, Essex
    Last Modified 31 Oct 2014 

    Family Charlotte WOODHEAD,   b. Abt 1789, Northowram, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1871, Halifax RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married 5 Mar 1810  St John the Baptist, Halifax, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Samuel Benn of Northowram in this parish, weaver and Charlotte Woodhead of the same place, spinster. Both marked. Witnesses ---- Nichols & Wm Rushworth.
    Children 
     1. Margaret BENN,   b. 1820, Queensbury, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 31 Oct 2014 
    Family ID F1063  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S19] BMD index, probable death, Q4 1860 Halifax 9a/343. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S347] West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1512-1812 , Ancestry.com, Oct 2014.