History of West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire is in Yorkshire.

Bradford West Yorkshire

Ryshworth Hall Bradford West Yorkshire

On 04 Feb 1821 John Greenwood 1821-1874 was born at Ryshworth Hall Bradford West Yorkshire.

Dintingdale West Yorkshire

Battles of Ferrybridge

On 27 Mar 1461 Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (32) fought at Ferrybridge West Yorkshire with John Radclyffe Baron Fitzwalter 1426-1461 (35) capturing the bridge.
On 28 Mar 1461 a further skirmish occurred near Ferrybridge West Yorkshire. Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (32) fought. John Radclyffe Baron Fitzwalter 1426-1461 (35) was killed. For Lancaster John "Butcher" Clifford 9th Baron Clifford 1435-1461 (25) and John Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby 1410-1461 (51).
On 28 Mar 1461 John "Butcher" Clifford 9th Baron Clifford 1435-1461 (25) was killed at Dintingdale West Yorkshire during a skirmish. William Neville 1st Earl Kent 1405-1463 (56) fought for York. His son Henry "Shepherd Lord" Clifford 10th Baron Clifford 1454-1523 (7) succeeded 10th Baron Clifford, 10th Lord Skipton.

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Ferrybridge West Yorkshire

Battles of Ferrybridge

On 27 Mar 1461 Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (32) fought at Ferrybridge West Yorkshire with John Radclyffe Baron Fitzwalter 1426-1461 (35) capturing the bridge.
On 28 Mar 1461 a further skirmish occurred near Ferrybridge West Yorkshire. Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (32) fought. John Radclyffe Baron Fitzwalter 1426-1461 (35) was killed. For Lancaster John "Butcher" Clifford 9th Baron Clifford 1435-1461 (25) and John Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby 1410-1461 (51).
On 28 Mar 1461 John "Butcher" Clifford 9th Baron Clifford 1435-1461 (25) was killed at Dintingdale West Yorkshire during a skirmish. William Neville 1st Earl Kent 1405-1463 (56) fought for York. His son Henry "Shepherd Lord" Clifford 10th Baron Clifford 1454-1523 (7) succeeded 10th Baron Clifford, 10th Lord Skipton.

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Harden West Yorkshire

In 1421 Thomas Arderne 1421-1508 was born to Ralph Arderne 1383-1447 (38) at Harden West Yorkshire.

Harewood West Yorkshire

Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire

The River Calder rises on Heald Moor near Todmorden after which it passes Hebden Bridge, Mytholmroyd, Sowerby Bridge, Dewsbury, Sandal Castle, under Wakefield Bridge before joining the River Aire at Castleford.

Holmfirth, West Yorkshire

On 04 Apr 1762 John Thewlis 1762-1846 was born to Joshua Thewlis 1727-1809 (34) at Holmfirth.

In 1804 Betty Thewlis 1804-1890 was born to John Thewlis 1762-1846 (41) and Hannah Hirst 1764-1829 (40) at Holmfirth.

In Feb 1809 Joshua Thewlis 1727-1809 (81) died at Holmfirth.

In 1829 Hannah Hirst 1764-1829 (65) died at Holmfirth.

In 1841 George Haigh 1841- was born to Daniel Haigh 1806-1871 (35) at Holmfirth.

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

On 18 Apr 1846 John Thewlis 1762-1846 (84) died at Huddersfield.

Almondbury, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

On 02 Jul 1756 Joseph Thewlis 1691-1756 (64) died at Almondbury.

All Hallows Church Almondbury, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

On 16 Apr 1786 John Thewlis 1762-1846 (24) and Hannah Hirst 1764-1829 (22) were married at All Hallows Church Almondbury.

On 16 Apr 1786 John Thewlis 1762-1846 and Hannah Hirst 1764-1829 were married at All Hallows Church Almondbury.

Farnley Tyas Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Kirkburton, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

In Oct 1691 Joseph Thewlis 1691-1756 was born at Kirkburton.

Netherhill Kirkburton, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

In Oct 1727 Joshua Thewlis 1727-1809 was born to Joseph Thewlis 1691-1756 (36) at Netherhill Kirkburton.

Ilkley West Yorkshire

In Mar 1639 Robert Atkins 1541-1639 (98) died in Ilkley West Yorkshire.

Kirkstall Abbey, West Yorkshire

In or before 1176 Henry Lacy 4th Baron Pontefract -1176 died. Kirkstall Abbey.

The River Aire rises around Malham Tarn after which it travels broadley south-west past Skipton Castle, Kirkstall Abbey, Leeds, Methley, Castleford, where it is joined by the River Calder, within 2km of All Saints Church Ledsham then Brotherton before joining the River Ouse just north of Airmyn.

Henry Lacy 4th Baron Pontefract -1176 built at Kirkstall Abbey.

Ledston, West Yorkshire

Ledston Hall, West Yorkshire

On 30 May 1701 Theophilus Hastings 7th Earl Huntingdon 1650-1701 (50) died. His son George Hastings 8th Earl Huntingdon 1677-1704 (24) succeeded 8th Earl Huntingdon 7C 1529, 10th Baron Hastings 2C 1430, 12th Baron Hungerford, 10th Baron Moleyns, 13th Baron Botreaux 1368. Elizabeth "Lady Betty" Hastings 1682-1739 (19) received, after a legal dispute, in 1703, Ledston Hall and £3000 per year.

Before 1710 Godfrey Kneller Painter 1646-1723. Portrait of Elizabeth "Lady Betty" Hastings 1682-1739.

On 21 Dec 1739 Elizabeth "Lady Betty" Hastings 1682-1739 (57) died unmarried. Francis Hastings 10th Earl Huntingdon 1729-1789 (10) inherited her estates including Ledston Hall.

Methley, West Yorkshire

The River Aire rises around Malham Tarn after which it travels broadley south-west past Skipton Castle, Kirkstall Abbey, Leeds, Methley, Castleford, where it is joined by the River Calder, within 2km of All Saints Church Ledsham then Brotherton before joining the River Ouse just north of Airmyn.

Methley Rectory, West Yorkshire

On 12 May 1921 Venerable Henry Armstrong Hall Archdeacon 1853-1921 (67) died at Methley Rectory.