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Houseman Family

Thanks to Peter Ascough for information about his Mother’s family who lived in Grewelthorpe.

ELIJAH HOUSEMAN. Born 1837 in Felliscliffe. Died 1925 in Pateley Bridge. He was a hedge cutter in 1911.
He married Ellen Towers. in Feb 1878 in Bradford.
GEORGE THOMAS HOUSEMAN. Born 29 May 1878 Felliscliffe. Died 24 Jan 1940. in Grewelthorpe. Son of Elijah & Ellen Towers. He married Isobel Brown. on 1st June 1915. Isobel died in 1959. George was a dairy & poultry farmer. Living at Lime Tree House. Grewelthorpe.
They had 6 children, Ellen (married Jack Walmsley, farmer at Darley), Maisie (married Ken Taylor CID at Wakefield), Thomas ,( moved to somewhere near Hull), Marion (my mother), Alice ( married Jack Binks, farmer at Mickley) and George (a welder in Leeds}.
MARION HOUSEMAN. Born March 13 1921. Dau of George Thomas and Isobel Brown. Married Edward Ascough. They married in 1946. See photo on the Ascough page.

Marion Houseman.


Marion Houseman and her parents George & Isobel.


Other Housemans living in the Grewelthorpe & Yorkshire area.

A.HOUSEMAN. Pte. West Yks Regt. Son of J.R.Houseman of Ferrensby. He was killed in action on Oct 9 1917.

Pte A.Houseman.


CHARLES HOUSEMAN. Born 27.10.1907. Son of Mary Abbott. Living Darley 1939.
GEORGE EDWIN HOUSEMAN. Born 11 May 1916. Died May 1995. Son of Mary Abbott. Pig Farmer living Darley 1939. Married in 1945 to Barbara Spence.
GEORGE HENRY HOUSEMAN. Born 25 Dec 1925 Knaresborough. Died 1974. Son of Robert & Hilda Watson.
JANE HOUSEMAN. Born C1844 Grewelthorpe. Dau of William & Martha.
MARY HOUSEMAN[nee Abbott]. Born 20.2.1878. Widow in 1939. Living Cherry Tree Farm Darley.
RICHARD HOUSEMAN. Born C1838 Grewelthorpe. Son of William & Martha.
ROBERT HOUSEMAN. Born June 1892 Knaresborough. Son of Harry & Mary. Married Hilda Watson of Harrogate. in 1919.

Robert Houseman in 1919.


WILLIAM HOUSEMAN. Born C1806.Ribston. Married to Martha. In Knaresborough in 1851.

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