The Birtwistle family of Glossop
and Whitley Bay.
Herbert James Birtwistle was born on 10 Apr 1873 in Ormskirk. He married Annie Taylor (born 1879 Tuebrook, died 1906 Driffield) on 10 August 1904 in Tuebrook, Liverpool. They had one daughter, possibly Annie born and died 1906 in Driffield.
Herbert was incumbent at Bank Street Chapel, Hadfield in the early 1900s. He married Mary Robinson Hadfield, daughter of John Hadfield and Eliza Ann Robinson (see above), in 1910 in Manchester. In the 1911 census they were living at St Mary's Street, Whitchurch, Salop, Herbert aged 37 and Mary aged 36.
Herbert's entry in "The Methodist Who's Who" 1912 says - Educated at Ormskirk Grammar School & Didsbury College; entered ministry 1900. Recreations: Cycling and walking. Address: St. Mary's Street, Whitchurch, Salop. W.
Herbert and Mary had a son, Leslie William Hadfield Birtwistle born 11 March 1915.
In the 1939 register the family was living at at 42 Beverley Road, Whitley Bay. They had moved to 10 Links Avenue, Whitley Bay when Isaac Hadfield died in 1952.
Herbert died on 26 July 1953 in Whitley Bay, still living at 10 Links Avenue.
Mary died on 28 February 1950 in 53 Percy Park, Tynemouth.
Leslie William Hadfield Birtwistle was born on 11 March 1915 in Darlington.
He married Vera May Hutchinson on 28 June 1941. She died on 9 April 1944 in Victoria Jubilee Infirmary, North Shields; home address 17 Belmont Avenue, Monkseaton.
Leslie married Margaret Joyce Turnbull in 1948.
He died on 28 Jun 1964 in the Russell Hotel, Valley Drive, Harrogate; home address 42 Beverley Road, Whitley Bay
The Hoyle family of Lindley,
George Hoyle, son of Michael Hoyle, was born about 1834 in Huddersfield. He married Rebecca Wilkinson (born about 1833 in Lindley, daughter of John Wilkinson) on 17 April 1856 in Huddersfield Parish Church. They had six children:
John Wilkinson Hoyle, born 1859 in Lindley. Died 19 June and buried 22 June 1931 in Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Lindley. He married Adah Smith (daughter of Charles Smith) on 6 April 1901 in Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Queen Street, Huddersfield.
Frank Edward Hoyle born 8 May 1864.
Emma R Hoyle born about 1867 in Lindley.
Mary Hoyle born about 1870 in Lindley.
Martha W Hoyle born about 1874 in Lindley.
Rebecca Hoyle born about 875 in Lindley.
George died before Frank married.
Frank Edward Hoyle was born on 8 May 1864 in Lindley. He was baptised on 5 December 1864 in Lindley Parish. He was living at Oakes, Lindley when he married Clara Batley (born 4 September 1863, baptized 18 March 1877 in the Wesleyan Chapel, Lindley, daughter of George Batley and Eliza Brook of Prince Royd, Lindley) on 10 July 1890 in the Wesleyan Chapel, Lindley. They had two children:
George Frederick Hoyle born 18 September 1891.
Lucie Hoyle born 6 November 1893.
Frank & Clara were appointed Porter and Portress of Crosland Moor Workhouse, Huddersfield on 4 December 1899. They applied for the jobs after the woollen mill which Frank managed was suddenly shut down when the family which owned it decided they were rich enough. By the time of the 1911 census they were Master & Matron of Deanhouse Workhouse, Thongsbridge near Holmfirth but subsequently took up the same jobs at Crossland Moor, where they were living when Frank died. Frank Edward Hoyle died on 23 February and was buried on 26 February 1916 at the Wesleyan Chapel, Lindley, Huddersfield.
After Frank died, Clara and Lucie moved to Glossop where Clara bought "Eastlea", 54 Sheffield Road, Glossop.
Clara died on 18 May 1941 at Ashlands, Dinting Road, Glossop. She was buried on 20 May 1941 at the Wesleyan Chapel, Lindley, Huddersfield,
George Frederick Hoyle was born on 18 September 1891 in Lindley and baptised there on 6 December 1891. He became Clerk at the workhouse and later assistant workhouse master. He served in the army in World War 1 and married Annie Firth (daughter of John Firth) on 12 September 1922 at St Andrew's church, Earlsfield, Wandsworth. George and Annie had three daughters: Lilian and Mildred Hoyle, twins born in 1922, and Dorothy Hoyle born in 1926. All three were born in North Bierley, Lincolnshire.
George Frederick Hoyle died on 27 July 1936 in Wimborne, Dorset and was buried on 31 July 1936 in the Wesleyan Chapel, Lindley. His address when he died in the probate record was "Fowey", Church Road, Ferndown, Hampreston.
Lucie Hoyle was born on 6 November 1893 in Lindley and baptised there on 17 April 1898. She married Isaac Gee Hadfield on 19 March 1918 (see above).