William Greenhalgh

Male 1752 - 1818  (~ 65 years)


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  • Name William Greenhalgh 
    Born Jul 1752  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Tottington Lower End, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    cotton manufacturer 
    _UID 7048536AFE9D8F4DAEFB095212FA3276A443 
    Died 14 Apr 1818  Scholfields, Tottington Lower End, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 17 Apr 1818 
    Person ID I3652  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2016 

    Father John Greenhalgh,   b. Abt 1720,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F1728  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alice Bromley,   b. 1756, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1818  (Age > 63 years) 
    Married 14 Nov 1783  Bury, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Greenhalgh,   b. 9 Mar 1784, Hole House, Tottington Lower End, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1837, Tottington, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     2. James Greenhalgh,   b. 1785, Hole House, Tottington Lower End, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. John Greenhalgh,   b. 1786, Hole House, Tottington Lower End, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1818  (Age < 31 years)
     4. Richard Greenhalgh,   b. 6 May 1788, Hole House, Tottington Lower End, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Alice Greenhalgh,   b. 1790, Croichlow, Tottington Lower End, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Robert Greenhalgh,   b. 1791, Buckley Fold, Tottington Lower End, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Betty Greenhalgh,   b. 1793, Lowe, Tottington Lower End, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Ann Greenhalgh,   b. 1795, Lowe, Tottington Lower End, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Rachel Greenhalgh,   b. 1797, Lowe, Tottington Lower End, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1839  (Age 42 years)
     10. William Greenhalgh,   b. 19 Apr 1799, Scholfields, Tottington Lower End, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F1411  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • probably the William Greenhalgh married to Alice Bromley 14 Nov 1783, Bury St. Mary
      perhaps the William Greenhalgh born 8 July 1752 at Holcombe Hey and baptized at Bury St Mary 24 July 1752 (son of John)

      William Greenhalgh was a cotton manufacturer and died in April 1818 at Schofields aged 66 years. His family included James (1785; Hole House), John (1786, Hole House), Richard (1788, Hole House), Alice (1790, Croichlow), Robert (1791, Buckley Fold), Betty (1793, Lowe), Ann, (1795 Lowe), Rachel (1797; Lowe) and William (1799; Scholfield).

      Supra will Greenhalgh William (the elder) of Scholfields within Tottington Lower End, cotton manufacturer dated 17 Jul 1818

      Death duty register, consistory court of Chester, entry year 1818 register 3, folio 587
      Greenhalgh William the elder of Schofields within Tottington Lancashire cotton manufacturer, who died 14 April 1818, will dated 16 May 1815, executor Robert Wood of Bury, innkeeper (power reserved to John Elton) "2000 pounds"
      1. Testator's Copyhold Est. called Sheephill to executors-after the decease of testator's wife to sell the same, and divide the proceeds as follows-9/10 equally to the testator's children except Mary, dividends during minority and principal when youngest attains 21. "included in residue"; Remaining 1/10 divided equally among John Greenhalgh's children (testator's grandchildren), dividends during minority and principal when youngest attains 21, with benefit of survivorship "included in residue"
      2. All testator's other real and residue personal estates consisting of leaseholds & etc. to executors, to sell the same and invest the proceeds, dividends during minority: 9/10 divided equally among testator's children except Mary, dividends during minority and principal when youngest attains 21 , Remaining 1/10 divided equally among John Greenhalgh's children (testator's grandchildren), dividends during minority and principal when youngest attains 21
      "abs"
      2,771 pounds, 18 shillings, 11 pence (why "under 2000 pounds," some property not taxable?)
      rate of duty 1
      total amount of duty 27 pounds, 14 shillings, 11 pence
      date 6 April 1822 "R.A. no. 113 1822 D"

      Sheephill alias Meadowcroft in the Manor of Tottington