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Descendants of Jonas Crowther 1786

Generation No. 1

1. JONAS CROWTHER was born Oct 1786 in Huddersfield, Yorkshire (Source: IGI C018504 ), and died Jan 1872 in Worsbrough, Barnsley - age 85 (Source: Death cert .).
Cause of Death: Old age

He married (1) HANNAH BROOK . (Source: IGI C079551.).

He married (2) MARY AYRES Oct 1824 in Silkstone, Yorkshire (Source: IGI M018812.).

Children of JONAS CROWTHER and HANNAH BROOK are:

i. ELIZABETH CROWTHER (Source: IGI C079551 for Elizabeth Crowther.), b. Dec 1812, Barnsley, Yorkshire.

ii. WILLIAM CROWTHER, b. 04 Sep 1816, Barnsley, Yorkshire; d. Jun 1899, Workhouse, Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield - age 82.

iii. ANN CROWTHER (Source: IGI C079551 for Ann Crowther.), b. Oct 1818, Barnsley, Yorkshire.

iv. JOHN CROWTHER (Source: IGI C079551 for John Crowther.), b. Sep 1822, Barnsley, Yorkshire.

Child of JONAS CROWTHER and MARY AYRES is:

v. SARAH CROWTHER (Source: IGI I023378 for Sarah Crowther.), b. May 1835, Barnsley, Yorkshire.

 

Generation No. 2

2. WILLIAM CROWTHER (JONAS) was born Sep 1816 in Barnsley, Yorkshire (Source: IGI C079551.), and died Jun 1899 in Workhouse, Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield - age 82 (Source: Death cert.). Headstone
Cause of Death: Senile decay
Occupation: Grocer & Tallow Chandeller (candle supplier)
Residence: 1851, Church Street, Sheffield

He married ELLEN MARIA ANDREW Jun 1840 in St Pancras, London (Source: Marriage cert.), daughter of JOSEPH ANDREW and ANN MOORE. She was born 1814 in Sheffield, Yorkshire (Source: IGI C007752.).
Residence: 1851, Church Street, Sheffield

Children of WILLIAM CROWTHER and ELLEN ANDREW are:

i. ELLENA ANN CROWTHER (Source: Census 1851, 1861.), b.May 1844, Sheffield, Yorkshire.

ii. WILLIAM ALBERT CROWTHER (Source: Census 1851, 1861.), b.1846, Sheffield, Yorkshire.

iii. JOSEPH ANDREW CROWTHER (Source: Census 1851, 1861, 1871.), b. 1849, Sheffield, Yorkshire.

iv. FLORENCE MARIA CROWTHER, b.Oct 1856, Fargate, Sheffield, Yorkshire.

v. ANNIE MAUD CROWTHER, b.1862, Fargate, Sheffield, Yorkshire.

 

Generation No. 3

 

3. ELLENA ANN CROWTHER (WILLIAM, JONAS) (Source: Birth cert.) was born May 1844 in Furnace Hill, Florence M CrowtherSheffield, Yorkshire.

She married JOHN SAMUEL WHITE Jan 1868 in Heely Church, Sheffield, Yorkshire.

Children of ELLENA CROWTHER and JOHN WHITE are:

i. HELENA MAY WHITE, b.May 1869, Sheffield, Yorkshire.

ii. JOHN WHITE, b.Jul 1870, Northwich, Cheshire; d. 1878, Northwich.

iii. FLORENCE EVELYN MAUD WHITE, b.Feb 1872, Northwich, Cheshire.

iv. WILLIAM ALBERT WHITE, b.Aug 1873, Northwich, Cheshire.

v. RICHARD EDWARD WHITE, b.Oct 1875, Northwich, Cheshire.

vi. MARY LOUISE WHITE, b.Feb 1877, Northwich, Cheshire.

vii. REGINALD WHITE, b.1878, Northwich, Cheshire.

viii. BEATRICE WHITE, b.Sep 1879, Northwich, Cheshire.

ix. HAROLD WHITE, b.1881, Sheffield, Yorkshire.

x. GERALD WHITE, b.1884, Sheffield, Yorkshire.



4. WILLIAM ALBERT CROWTHER (WILLIAM, JONAS) (Source: Census 1851.) was born 1846 in Sheffield, Yorkshire.

He married CONSTANCE ERNUIN (Source: Census 1881.) Apr 1881 in Marylebone, Middlesex (Source: Marriage cert.), daughter of HAROLD AUGUSTUS ERNUIN. She was born Jun 1859 in Aylsham, Norfolk.

Notes for WILLIAM ALBERT CROWTHER:
Between 1861 & 1871, William Albert Crowther became known as William Crowther Alwyn. Being a musician & composer, I suspect that this started out as a stage name. However, his two younger sisters also adopted this name after their father, William Crowther, ended up in York Castle Gaol in 1881!

Children of WILLIAM CROWTHER ALWYN and CONSTANCE ERNUIN are:

i. HAROLD AUGUSTUS CROWTHER ALWYN, b. 1882, Chelsea.

ii. HERMIA CROWTHER ALWYN, b. 1883, Kensington.

iii. VIVIAN ALWYN, b. 1884, Folkestone, Kent; d. 1898, Folkestone, Kent.

iv. AUBREY ALWYN, b. 1886, Bosmere; d. 1898, Folkestone, Kent.

v. DOROTHY CROWTHER ALWYN, b. 1890, Kensington.

vi. WINIFRED BEATICE ALWYN, b. 1894, Brentford.

vii. BEATRICE ALWYN, b. 1899, St Giles.

viii. MARY CROWTHER ALWYN, b. 1900, Folkestone, Kent.

 


5. JOSEPH ANDREW CROWTHER (WILLIAM, JONAS) (Source: Census 1851, 1861, 1871.) was born 1848 in Sheffield, Yorkshire.

He married MARY A COUSEN in 1883. She was born 1848 in Fitney, Lincolnshire.

Children of JOSEPH CROWTHER and MARY COUSEN are:

i. JESSIE CROWTHER, b. 1881, Sheffield, Yorkshire.

ii. GERTRUDE ISABEL CROWTHER, b. 1883, Sheffield, Yorkshire.

iii. JOSEPH ARNOLD CROWTHER, b. 1886, Dronfield, Derbyshire.

iv. ANNIE MAUD CROWTHER, b. 1889, Dronfield, Derbyshire.

v. CONSTANCE MARY CROWTHER, b. 1893, Sheffield, Yorkshire.

 

6. FLORENCE MARIA CROWTHER (WILLIAM, JONAS) Florence M Crowther was born Oct 1856 in Fargate, Sheffield, Yorkshire (Source: Birth cert.).
Residence: 1861, Fargate, Sheffield

She married ALFRED THOMAS MACDONALD (Source: Birth cert.) Feb 1887 in Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire (Source: Marriage cert.), son of JOHN MACDONALD and SOPHIA SMITH. He was born Nov 1861 in Holly Street, Dalston, Hackney (Source: Birth cert.).
Occupation: Commercial traveller
Residence: 1871, Emsley House, Hackney

Children of FLORENCE CROWTHER and ALFRED MACDONALD are:

i. FLORENCE M MACDONALD (Source: Census 1891, 1901.), b. 1889, Sheffield, Yorkshire.
Residence: 1891, 21 Norwood Gardens, Leeds

ii. ALFRED MACDONALD (Source: Census 1891, 190.), b. 1890, Dore, Derbyshire.
Residence: 1891, 21 Norwood Gardens, Leeds

iii. EDWARD WILLIAM MACDONALD, b. 23 Jul 1892, Kirk Fenton, Yorkshire; d. 19 Sep 1971, Bath, Somerset - age 79.

iv. DOROTHY H MACDONALD (Source: Census 1901 for Dorothy H Macdonald.), b. 1895, Kirk Fenton, Yorkshire.
Residence: 1901, 107 Windsor Road, Southport

v. DAISY M MACDONALD (Source: Census 1901 for Daisy M Macdonald.), b. 1897, Redford, Nottinghamshire.
Residence: 1901, 107 Windsor Road, Southport

vi. JOHN MACDONALD, b. 1901.

 



1742
Thomas Boulsover (1704-1788) pioneered the making of Sheffield Plate.

1773
Sheffield was given its own silver assay office







1818
Sheffield streets lit by gas






1832
The Reform Act passed.
Sheffield Cholera epidemic













1840
Electroplating process discovered.


Freehold land societies came into existence

 


1855
Bessemer process of making steel developed














1864
700,000,000 gallons of water flooded down from Bradfield reservoir into Sheffield, causing the greatest disaster that England had ever seen









































1890
Sheffield town hall built.





















1893
Sheffield granted a city charter.
































1913

Stainless steel developed

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