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Dorothy Ellen Birch1

F, #536981, b. 24 September 1894, d. February 1990
Last Edited=9 Jul 2012
     Dorothy Ellen Birch was born on 24 September 1894 at Barden, Skipton, Yorkshire, England.2,3,1 She was the daughter of Stephen Birch and Hannah Worsley.1 She was christened on 30 September 1894 at Priory Church, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, Yorkshire, England.3,1 She married Charles H. Lambert in December 1920 at Skipton, Yorkshire, England.4,1 She died in February 1990 at age 95 at Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England.5,6,1
     She was Assumed Type: Burial Status.1 She was 95 years Type: Reported age.1 Memorial Inscription Transcript:

Stephen Birch of Barden, died 2nd June 1934 aged 71 years.
And Hannah Birch, died 1st September 1964 aged 91 years.
Also their family:
Dorothy 1894 - 1990
Edgar 1901 - 1963
Thomas 1897 - 1965
Alec 1903 - 1975
Edna 1898 - 1988
Hubert 1905 - 1976
John 1909 - 1978

[Source: Churchyard of the Priory Church, Bolton Abbey, Skipton - (WFHG)].1 Her married name became Lambert.1 She and Charles H. Lambert were Charles H. Lambert & Dorothy E. Birch Type: Partners.1 She was Stephen Birch (labourer) & Hannah Type: Parentage in 1894.1

Citations

  1. [S6265] Unknown compiler, compiler, "Wharfedale & Craven Genealogicial Study"; Ancestral File unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as "Wharfedale & Craven Genealogicial Study."
  2. [S6104] Unknown author, General Register Office Index (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), 1894-4q-Skipton-9a-55.
  3. [S6188] Unknown author, Bolton Abbey Parish Register (Baptisms 1837-1981). transcribed by Gerald Lawson. (WFHG) (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  4. [S6104] Unknown author, General Register Office Index, 1920-4q-Skipton-9a-67.
  5. [S6104] Unknown author, General Register Office Index, 1990-Feb-Weston super Mare-22-1543.
  6. [S6152] Unknown author, Memorial Inscriptions (Bolton Priory). edited by John Hartley. [WFHG] (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

Stephen Birch1

M, #536982, b. 28 July 1862, d. 2 June 1934
Last Edited=9 Jul 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.02%
     Stephen Birch was born on 28 July 1862 at Barden, Skipton, Yorkshire, England.2,1 He was the son of Thomas Birch and Eleanor Lister.1 He was christened on 7 September 1862 at Priory Church, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, Yorkshire, England.3,1 He married Hannah Worsley on 23 March 1893 at Skipton, Yorkshire, England.1,4 He died on 2 June 1934 at age 71 at Barden, Skipton, Yorkshire, England.5,6,1 He was buried in June 1934 at Priory Church, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, Yorkshire, England.5,1
     He was 18 years (1881), 71 years Type: Reported age.1 He was Farmer (1881 - asst., 1897/9), Labourer (1894), Gamekeeper (1902/4/5/9).1 Memorial Inscription Transcript:

Stephen Birch of Barden, died 2nd June 1934 aged 71 years.
And Hannah Birch, died 1st September 1964 aged 91 years.
Also their family:
Dorothy 1894 - 1990
Edgar 1901 - 1963
Thomas 1897 - 1965
Alec 1903 - 1975
Edna 1898 - 1988
Hubert 1905 - 1976
John 1909 - 1978

[Source: Churchyard of the Priory Church, Bolton Abbey, Skipton - (WFHG)].1 He and Hannah Worsley were Stephen Birch & Hannah Worsley Type: Partners.1 He was Thomas Birch (gamekeeper) & Eleanor Type: Parentage in 1862.1 He lived in 1881 at Barden Moor, Barden, Skipton, Yorkshire, England.1

Children of Stephen Birch and Hannah Worsley

Citations

  1. [S6265] Unknown compiler, compiler, "Wharfedale & Craven Genealogicial Study"; Ancestral File unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as "Wharfedale & Craven Genealogicial Study."
  2. [S6104] Unknown author, General Register Office Index (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), 1862-3q-Skipton-9a-49.
  3. [S6188] Unknown author, Bolton Abbey Parish Register (Baptisms 1837-1981). transcribed by Gerald Lawson. (WFHG) (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  4. [S6104] Unknown author, General Register Office Index, 1893-1q-Skipton-9a-85.
  5. [S6152] Unknown author, Memorial Inscriptions (Bolton Priory). edited by John Hartley. [WFHG] (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  6. [S6104] Unknown author, General Register Office Index, 1934-2q-Skipton-9a-70.

Charles H. Lambert1

M, #536983, b. between 1879 and 1899
Last Edited=9 Jul 2012
     Charles H. Lambert was born between 1879 and 1899 at Skipton, Yorkshire, England.1 He married Dorothy Ellen Birch, daughter of Stephen Birch and Hannah Worsley, in December 1920 at Skipton, Yorkshire, England.2,1
     He and Dorothy Ellen Birch were Charles H. Lambert & Dorothy E. Birch Type: Partners.1

Citations

  1. [S6265] Unknown compiler, compiler, "Wharfedale & Craven Genealogicial Study"; Ancestral File unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as "Wharfedale & Craven Genealogicial Study."
  2. [S6104] Unknown author, General Register Office Index (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), 1920-4q-Skipton-9a-67.

Hannah Worsley1

F, #536984, b. 11 January 1873, d. 1 September 1964
Last Edited=9 Jul 2012
     Hannah Worsley was born on 11 January 1873 at Oxenhope, Haworth, Bradford, Yorkshire, England.2,1 She married Stephen Birch, son of Thomas Birch and Eleanor Lister, on 23 March 1893 at Skipton, Yorkshire, England.1,3 She died on 1 September 1964 at age 91 at Worth Valley, Yorkshire, England.1,4 She was buried in September 1964 at Priory Church, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, Yorkshire, England.5,1
     She and Stephen Birch were Stephen Birch & Hannah Worsley Type: Partners.1 She was Assumed Type: Burial Status.1 She was 8 years (1881), 91 years Type: Reported age.1 Memorial Inscription Transcript:

Stephen Birch of Barden, died 2nd June 1934 aged 71 years.
And Hannah Birch, died 1st September 1964 aged 91 years.
Also their family:
Dorothy 1894 - 1990
Edgar 1901 - 1963
Thomas 1897 - 1965
Alec 1903 - 1975
Edna 1898 - 1988
Hubert 1905 - 1976
John 1909 - 1978

[Source: Churchyard of the Priory Church, Bolton Abbey, Skipton - (WFHG)].1 Her married name became Birch.1 She was Scholar (1881).1 She lived in 1881 at Burnsall, Yorkshire, England.1

Children of Hannah Worsley and Stephen Birch

Citations

  1. [S6265] Unknown compiler, compiler, "Wharfedale & Craven Genealogicial Study"; Ancestral File unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as "Wharfedale & Craven Genealogicial Study."
  2. [S6104] Unknown author, General Register Office Index (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), 1873-1q-Keighley-9a-207.
  3. [S6104] Unknown author, General Register Office Index, 1893-1q-Skipton-9a-85.
  4. [S6104] Unknown author, General Register Office Index, 1964-3q-Worth Valley-2c-7.
  5. [S6152] Unknown author, Memorial Inscriptions (Bolton Priory). edited by John Hartley. [WFHG] (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

Edgar Worsley Birch1

M, #536985, b. 16 October 1901, d. 1963
Last Edited=9 Jul 2012
     Edgar Worsley Birch was born on 16 October 1901 at Barden, Skipton, Yorkshire, England.2,3,1 He was the son of Stephen Birch and Hannah Worsley.1 He was christened on 31 March 1902 at Barden Chapel, Skipton, Yorkshire, England.3,1 He died in 1963 at Richmond, Quebec, Canada.1,4
      Memorial Inscription Transcript:

Stephen Birch of Barden, died 2nd June 1934 aged 71 years.
And Hannah Birch, died 1st September 1964 aged 91 years.
Also their family:
Dorothy 1894 - 1990
Edgar 1901 - 1963
Thomas 1897 - 1965
Alec 1903 - 1975
Edna 1898 - 1988
Hubert 1905 - 1976
John 1909 - 1978

[Source: Churchyard of the Priory Church, Bolton Abbey, Skipton - (WFHG)].1 He was Stephen Birch (keeper) & Hannah Type: Parentage in 1902.1

Citations

  1. [S6265] Unknown compiler, compiler, "Wharfedale & Craven Genealogicial Study"; Ancestral File unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as "Wharfedale & Craven Genealogicial Study."
  2. [S6104] Unknown author, General Register Office Index (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), 1901-4q-Skipton-9a-49.
  3. [S6188] Unknown author, Bolton Abbey Parish Register (Baptisms 1837-1981). transcribed by Gerald Lawson. (WFHG) (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  4. [S6152] Unknown author, Memorial Inscriptions (Bolton Priory). edited by John Hartley. [WFHG] (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).


Edna Mary Birch1

F, #536986, b. 30 April 1899, d. June 1988
Last Edited=9 Jul 2012
     Edna Mary Birch was born on 30 April 1899 at Barden Park, Barden, Skipton, Yorkshire, England.2,3,4,1 She was the daughter of Stephen Birch and Hannah Worsley.1 She was christened on 30 December 1899 at Priory Church, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, Yorkshire, England.4,1 She died in June 1988 at age 89.5,6,1 She was buried in June 1988 at Priory Church, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, Yorkshire, England.5,1
     She was Assumed Type: Burial Status.1 She was 89 years Type: Reported age.1 Memorial Inscription Transcript:

Stephen Birch of Barden, died 2nd June 1934 aged 71 years.
And Hannah Birch, died 1st September 1964 aged 91 years.
Also their family:
Dorothy 1894 - 1990
Edgar 1901 - 1963
Thomas 1897 - 1965
Alec 1903 - 1975
Edna 1898 - 1988
Hubert 1905 - 1976
John 1909 - 1978

[Source: Churchyard of the Priory Church, Bolton Abbey, Skipton - (WFHG)].1 She was Stephen Birch (farmer) & Hannah Type: Parentage in 1899.1

Citations

  1. [S6265] Unknown compiler, compiler, "Wharfedale & Craven Genealogicial Study"; Ancestral File unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as "Wharfedale & Craven Genealogicial Study."
  2. [S6104] Unknown author, General Register Office Index (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Burial Index.
  3. [S6104] Unknown author, General Register Office Index, 1899-1q-Skipton-9a-51.
  4. [S6188] Unknown author, Bolton Abbey Parish Register (Baptisms 1837-1981). transcribed by Gerald Lawson. (WFHG) (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  5. [S6152] Unknown author, Memorial Inscriptions (Bolton Priory). edited by John Hartley. [WFHG] (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  6. [S6104] Unknown author, General Register Office Index, 1988-Jun-Bradford-4-259.

Edward Tomlin Birch1

M, #536987, b. 1879
Last Edited=9 Jul 2012
     Edward Tomlin Birch was born in 1879 at Appletreewick, Burnsall, Yorkshire, England.2,1 He was the son of William Birch and Dinah Blakey.1 He was christened on 3 November 1879 at St. Wilfred's Church, Burnsall, Yorkshire, England.2,1
     He was 1 year (1881) Type: Reported age.1 He was William Birch (labourer) & Dinah Type: Parentage in 1879.1 He lived in 1881 at Appletreewick, Burnsall, Yorkshire, England.1

Citations

  1. [S6265] Unknown compiler, compiler, "Wharfedale & Craven Genealogicial Study"; Ancestral File unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as "Wharfedale & Craven Genealogicial Study."
  2. [S6127] Unknown author, Burnsall Parish Register (1813-1900) (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

Eleanor Birch1

F, #536988, b. 1857, d. 6 June 1928
Last Edited=9 Jul 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.02%
     Eleanor Birch was born in 1857 at Barden, Skipton, Yorkshire, England.2,1 She was the daughter of Thomas Birch and Eleanor Lister.1 She was christened on 16 August 1857 at Priory Church, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, Yorkshire, England.2,1 She married Alexander Malcolm on 2 August 1881 at St. Jude's Church, Manningham, Bradford, Yorkshire, England.1 She died on 6 June 1928 at 197 Coupland Road, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1
     She was Dressmaker (1881).1 She was 23 years (1881) Type: Reported age.1 Her married name became Malcolm.1 She was Thomas Birch (under-gamekeeper) & Eleanor Type: Parentage in 1857.1 She lived in 1881 at Barden Moor, Barden, Skipton, Yorkshire, England.1

Citations

  1. [S6265] Unknown compiler, compiler, "Wharfedale & Craven Genealogicial Study"; Ancestral File unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as "Wharfedale & Craven Genealogicial Study."
  2. [S6188] Unknown author, Bolton Abbey Parish Register (Baptisms 1837-1981). transcribed by Gerald Lawson. (WFHG) (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

Thomas Birch1

M, #536989, b. 1813, d. 26 October 1903
Last Edited=9 Jul 2012
     Thomas Birch was born in 1813 at Hartlington Moorside, Hartlington, Burnsall, Yorkshire, England.2,1 He was the son of Thomas Birch and Dorothy Featherstonehaugh.1 He was christened on 1 August 1813 at St. Wilfred's Church, Burnsall, Yorkshire, England.2,1 He married Eleanor Lister, daughter of Sylvester Lister and Ellen Demaine, on 25 December 1841 at Priory Church, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, Yorkshire, England.3,1 He died on 26 October 1903 at Broad Park House, Barden, Skipton, Yorkshire, England, Strangulation & Hernia Syncopa.4,1 He was buried in October 1903 at Priory Church, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, Yorkshire, England.4,1
     He was Gamekeeper (1841/62/81), Under Gamekeeper (1843/4/6/8/50/3/5/7), Farmer (1881).1 He was 25 years (1841 - [UKC]), 28 years (1841 - [MC]), 37 years (1851), 67 years (1881), 90 years Type: Reported age.1 Biographical Notes:

Obituary from the Craven Herald, Skipton:

A Gamekeeper's Record; 62 years at Barden Towers.
Served under three Dukes of Devonshire
At the Bolton Abbey Church, Bolton Abbey, the remains were interred yesterday afternoon of Mr. Thomas Birch, gamekeeper, Barden Towers, the Rev. J.F. MacNabb, the new rector, officiated and there was a large attendance, amongst whom were Mr. Mitchell and Mr. Downs, the two resident agents of the Duke of Devonshire. The coffin was covered with beautiful wreaths and was carried by six stalwart keepers.
Mr. Birch was employed as a keeper on the Duke of Devonshire grouse moors and resided at Barden. He was appointed keeper in 1841 and held that position until his death which took place suddenly on Friday last at the age of 91 years. He thus completed 62 years, having served under three Dukes of Devonshire. About a year ago he was out with the men and succeeded in killing one bird with each barrel of the old muzzle-loading gun which he had used all his 62 years as a keeper.
About 50 years ago he was, together with other keepers, engaged in resisting the inroads of poachers when a party of them were in the woods below the Strid. A desperate encounter took place in which several gamekeepers and poachers sustained injuries. Birch sustained severe injury to his nose as well as a nasty scalp wound.
Mr. Birch was of a kind gentle disposition and was well esteemed by all he came in contact with. He was believed to be the oldest member of the Weslyan Methodist Society in Upper Wharfedale and was also connected by marriage of the Rev. Sylvester Whitehead (through the Listers) --president -elect of the Weslyan Conference.
During the recent visit of the Prince of Wales to Bolton Abbey, for the grouse shooting, Mr. Birch frequently went on the Barden Moor, and met with the local party at luncheon. He shook hands with the Prince, who chatted with the old keeper for some time.
The old gentleman was in good health up to his last and on Saturday last was walking out. His wife died eight and a half years ago. They had a family of eight sons and one daughter.

Obituary:

THOMAS BIRCH, Barden Moor

Died on Monday, October 26th 1903, at the ripe old age of 91 years. Mr. Birch was employed as a keeper on the Duke of Devonshire's Bolton Abbey estate. He was appointed keeper in 1841, a position he held until his death, after completing 62 years service under three Dukes of Devonshire. Mr. Birch is supposed to have been the oldest member of the Wesleyan Church in Upper Wharfedale. The funeral took place at Bolton Abbey, Skipton. The officiating clergyman was the Rector, Rev. J.F.Macnabb, six stalwart keepers engaged on the estate acting as bearers.

Probate:

Thomas Birch, Park House, Barden, Yks died 26 Oct 1903 Probate London: 19 Jan to Wm Birch and Wm Lister, farmers. Effects 1699 pounds 2 shillings 4 d.

Memorial Inscription Transcript:

Thomas Birch of Broad Park, Barden, died 26th October 1903 aged 90 years.
Also Ellen, his wife, died 20th March 1895 aged 75 years.

[Source: Churchyard of the Priory Church, Bolton Abbey, Skipton - (WFHG)]1 He and Eleanor Lister were Robert Birch, Hugh Inman Type: Witnesses.1 He and Eleanor Lister were Thomas Birch (gamekeeper) [of Barden Park Lodge, Skipton] & Eleanor Lister (spnr.) of Barden Tower Type: Partners.1 He and Eleanor Lister were Banns Type: Rites.1 He was Thomas Birch (farmer) & Dorothy Type: Parentage in 1813.1 He lived in 1841 at Barden Park, Barden, Skipton, Yorkshire, England, in the household of Richard Croft.1 He lived in 1851 at Barden, Skipton, Yorkshire, England.1 He lived in 1881 at Barden Moor, Barden, Skipton, Yorkshire, England.1

Children of Thomas Birch and Eleanor Lister

Citations

  1. [S6265] Unknown compiler, compiler, "Wharfedale & Craven Genealogicial Study"; Ancestral File unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as "Wharfedale & Craven Genealogicial Study."
  2. [S6127] Unknown author, Burnsall Parish Register (1813-1900) (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  3. [S6201] Unknown author, Bolton Abbey Parish Register (Marriages 1837-1929). transcribed by Derek & Susan Halliday; edited by Gerald Lawson. [WFHG] (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  4. [S6152] Unknown author, Memorial Inscriptions (Bolton Priory). edited by John Hartley. [WFHG] (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

Eleanor Lister1

F, #536990, b. 1818, d. 20 March 1895
Last Edited=9 Jul 2012
     Eleanor Lister was born in 1818 at Horsehouse, Coverhead, Coverham, Yorkshire, England.2,1 She was the daughter of Sylvester Lister and Ellen Demaine.1 She was christened on 10 January 1819 at Holy Trinity Church, Coverham, Coverdale, Yorkshire, England.3,1 She married Thomas Birch, son of Thomas Birch and Dorothy Featherstonehaugh, on 25 December 1841 at Priory Church, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, Yorkshire, England.4,1 She died on 20 March 1895 at Broad Park House, Barden, Skipton, Yorkshire, England.5,1 She was buried in March 1895 at Priory Church, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, Yorkshire, England.5,1
     She and Thomas Birch were Thomas Birch (gamekeeper) [of Barden Park Lodge, Skipton] & Eleanor Lister (spnr.) of Barden Tower Type: Partners.1 She and Thomas Birch were Robert Birch, Hugh Inman Type: Witnesses.1 She and Thomas Birch were Banns Type: Rites.1 Memorial Inscription Transcript:

Thomas Birch of Broad Park, Barden, died 26th October 1903 aged 90 years.
Also Ellen, his wife, died 20th March 1895 aged 75 years.

[Source: Churchyard of the Priory Church, Bolton Abbey, Skipton - (WFHG)]1 She was Wife (Thomas Birch) Type: Burial Status.1 She was 23 years (1841), 32 years (1851), 62 years (1881), 75 years Type: Reported age.1 Her married name became Birch.1 She was Sylvester Lister & Ellen Type: Parentage in 1819.1 She lived in 1851 at Barden, Skipton, Yorkshire, England.1 She lived in 1881 at Barden Moor, Barden, Skipton, Yorkshire, England.1

Children of Eleanor Lister and Thomas Birch

Citations

  1. [S6265] Unknown compiler, compiler, "Wharfedale & Craven Genealogicial Study"; Ancestral File unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as "Wharfedale & Craven Genealogicial Study."
  2. [S6105] Unknown author, UK Census Returns. Public Records Office. Scanned Documents - Online (1841-1911) [www.ancestry.co.uk] (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  3. [S463] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (unknown repository address: unknown repository, 1969-).
  4. [S6201] Unknown author, Bolton Abbey Parish Register (Marriages 1837-1929). transcribed by Derek & Susan Halliday; edited by Gerald Lawson. [WFHG] (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  5. [S6152] Unknown author, Memorial Inscriptions (Bolton Priory). edited by John Hartley. [WFHG] (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).