Silsden Local History Group

A look into times past in Cobbydale

SILSDEN LOCAL HISTORY GROUP SURNAME PROFILES 

The following​ profiles are of people connected to Silsden. They contain details taken from census records; birth, marriage & death records; electoral registers; tithe records, probate records; monumental grave inscriptions, etc. They may contain errors on close inspection and if you find any please report. The profiles are below in alphabetical order. If you wish a copy of one or more profile please order via the website by quoting the name and dates of the person required.


This index is in the process of being compiled alphabetically. Watch this space!


AMBLER, George (1817-1891)                   Canal Works manufacturer

AMBLER, George (1845-1923)                   Ironmonger (Kirkgate)

AMBLER, James (1838-1907)                      Mechanic & foreman in family business (Canal Works)

AMBLER, John Robertshaw (1843-1898)   Mechanic in Keighley

AMBLER, Richard Robertshaw (1865- ?)   Bankrupted at Canal Works; emigrated to Canada 1905

ASQUITH, Anthony (c.1798-1879)              Holden Gate farmer

BALDWIN, John (1848-1874)                         Woollen manufacturer; Kirkgate

BALDWIN, Peter (1820-1864)                        Handlooming weaving agent; grocer; Kirkgate

BALDWIN, William (c.1790-1867)                 Woolcomber; Kirgate