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 and her parents George & Isobel.
Thanks to Natasha Houseman [October 2021] who sent information about Housemans in the area.
She adds that there is a lot of Houseman research to be found on www.houseman.info.
Other Housemans living in the Grewelthorpe & Yorkshire area.
ADA HOUSEMAN Born 26 July 1914. Died 2002. Dau of Mary of Darley. Married Peter Longman in 1946.
ALBERT HOUSEMAN. Born 1887. Son of John Robert & Phoebe Houseman of Ferrensby. Pte. West Yks Regt. He was killed in action on Oct 9 1917.
ANN HOUSEMAN Born C1857 Dacre. Dau of William & Catherine Bradbury. Unmarried in 1911 with her widowed mother in Dacre.
ANN HOUSEMAN Born 28.May 1911. Dau of Mary. Children’s governess in 1939. in Darley.
CHARLES HOUSEMAN. Born 27.10.1907. Son of Mary Abbott. Living Darley 1939.
DOROTHY M. HOUSEMAN Born 3 Dec 1920 . Dau of Mabel. In 1939 she was a public laundress in Starbeck.
Married ? Storey. in
DOROTHY HOUSEMAN Born 26 Dec 1920. Died 1997. Dau of George & Doris of Dacre. Married John B.Marshall in 1947.
ELIJAH HOUSEMAN Son of Thomas [b1795]. see listing above.
E.D.HOUSEMAN. A surgeon in Knaresborough in 1878. [Ref. Richmond & Ripon Chronicle].
ERNEST HOUSEMAN Born Dec 1 1912. Son of Mary of Darley. Driver of public vehicles in 1939.
FRED HOUSEMAN Born 30.8.1876. Died 4.1.1934. Son of Thomas & Mary Downs. A half cousin of George Thomas listed above. Married to Mary Abbott
GEORGE HOUSEMAN Born 9.April 1894. Dairy Farmer in Dacre. Married to Doris.
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.
HAROLD HOUSEMAN Born 4 July 1908. Son of John [dairy farmer] & Ada.
HENRY [HARRY] HOUSEMAN Born C1860 Ribston. Malster. Married to Mary. In 1891 he was arrested in Knaresborough for causing his wife to fall from a window. [Ref. Richmond & Ripon Chronicle.] They had 3 children. George . Harry . John .
HENRY STANLEY HOUSEMAN Born 3 Sept. 1886 Dacre. Son of Joseph & Kerenhappuch Steel. Tailor. Married Jessie M. Roundell in 1921. In 1939 living Leeds. Had son Clifford .
JANE HOUSEMAN. Born C1844 Grewelthorpe. Dau of William & Martha.
JOHN HOUSEMAN Born 1769. Married to Mary Steel.
JOHN HOUSEMAN Born 1805. Son of John & Mary Steel. Married to Sarah Stansfield.
JOHN ROBERT HOUSEMAN Born 17 May 1876. Married to Ada in 1898. Dairy farmer in Darley in 1939.
JOHN CHARLES HOUSEMAN Born 12 Feb 1876. Dacre. Died 1942. Son of Joseph & Kerenhappuch Steel Married in 1907 to Sarah Bradley in Horsforth. John was a blacksmith. In 1939 living Horsforth. Widower. Suffering from bronchitis & emphysema.
JOHN CHARLES HOUSEMAN. Born 6.2.1884. Died 1962. Grandson of William & Catherine Bradbury. Living Dacre 1901. In 1939 he was a porter on LNER railway in Knaresborough. unmarried.
JOHN HOUSEMAN Born 1881. Killed 1916. Son of Elijah & Ellen Towers Joined the Northumberland Fuseliers. Brother of George Thomas listed above.
JOHN HOUSEMAN Born 11 Sept.1921. Son of Mabel of Starbeck. An unemployed joiner in 1939.
JOSEPH HOUSEMAN Born C1839 Dacre. Married to Kerenhappuch Steel in C1854.
KATHLEEN M.HOUSEMAN. Born 3. Nov 1925. Dau of Mabel of Starbeck. Worker in jam factory in 1939. Married Cecil Traves. in 1964.
MABEL HOUSEMAN Born 3 Nov 1889. Living Starbeck in 1939.
MARGARET [MAGGIE] HOUSEMAN Born 29.April1910. Died 1963. Dau of John [dairy farmer] & Ada. Married John Waller in 1947.
MARY HOUSEMAN. [NEE?] Born C1865 Knaresborough. Wife of Henry of Ribston. In 1891 He was arrested for fighting with his wife and causing her to fall from a bedroom window. [Ref.Richmond & Ripon newspaper].
MARY HOUSEMAN [NEE?] Born 19 April 1870. Widow, Living High Hurst Farm Darley 1939.
MARY HOUSEMAN[nee Abbott]. Born 20.2.1878. Married to Fred. Widow in 1934. Living Cherry Tree Farm Darley.
MAURICE HOUSEMAN Born 7 Oct. 1932. Son of John [dairy farmer] & Ada of 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.
ROBERT HOUSEMAN Born C1899 Darley. Son of John Robert & Ada.
THOMAS HOUSEMAN Born 1795. Son of John & Mary Steel Grandparents of George Thomas.
THOMAS HOUSEMAN Born 1834. Son of John [b1805] & Sarah Stansfield. Married to *Mary Downs [b1836]. Parents of Fred & George.
THOMAS E.R. HOUSEMAN Born 19 June 1919. Son of Mary of Darley.
WILLIAM HOUSEMAN. Born C1806.Ribston. Married to Martha. In Knaresborough in 1851.
WILLIAM HOUSEMAN Born 1822. Died 13 Sept 1897 Sand House.Dacre. Son of John & Isabella. Married to Catherine Bradbury.in C1854. Farmer. Vice chairman of Pateley Bridge board of guardians and Rural District Coundil. Chairman of Dacre Parish Council and on school board.
WILLIAM HOUSEMAN Born C1859 Dacre. Son of William & Catherine Bradbury.