|Other Walkers in Batley Parish|
|Walkers in Adwalton|
|Walkers in Morley|
Robert Walker born Morley, Batley Parish lived Adwalton, Birstal Parish|
I have not yet found the baptism or birth record for Robert Walker born Morley circa 1805. In searching for his parents and other ancestors I have come accross the following records for Walkers in Batley Parish.
| George Walker, son of Matthias (son of Samuel) |
Birth of Mathias Walker: Unknown
Baptism: Matthias Walker was baptized as son of Samuel "adult" of Batley on 25 July 1729.
Marriage: Matthias Walker married Sarah Birtch 26 Oct 1737 Mirfield (IGI)
Walkers in Gildersome and Morley
Benjamin Walker circa 1850
1881 Census: Morley, Fountain Street, Benj Walker head age 31 joiner born Gildersome, wife, Mary, age 33 daughter Mary Emma, age 4, daughter, Fanny Gertrude, age 2, Wife and daughters all born Morley.
Note: He was the son of William Walker, woolen mill operator, born Barnsley married to Mary. They were listed in the 1871 census in Gildersome.
Wesleyan Chapel Morley near Leeds, Methodist Chappell in Morley (records start in 1796)
James and Elizabeth Walker of Gildersome
James and Betty Walker of Hightown
Thomas Walker and Margaret
George Walker (1828) and his brother, James Walker (c. 1830), Shoemakers, born Gildersome sons of Ann Walker
Father: Benjamin. Question: Is this the Benjamin listed as the son of Thomas?
1851 Census: Town Street Gildersome Ann head age 47, supported can't read George son age 23 cordwainer, James, son age 21 cordwainer, all born Gildersome.
No appropriate baptism for James in the Batley parish records. George son of Benjamin and Ann Walker, Batley, farmer, 24 August 1828 is only baptism
Note: There are two George Walkers listed in the 1851 census born Batley or Gildersome circa 1828 and only one baptism in the records. The other is a stone mason living in Brownhill with a wife, Ann E and a daughter Letitia age 12 mo.
1861 Census, George: Street Gildersome, George Walker, head, unmarried age 33 shoemaker and James Walker brother, unmarried age 31 shoemaker both born Gildersome.
1871 Census, George: George Walker head age 43, cordwainer, wife Ann, age 38, boarder Emma Denson unmarried age 22 woolen weaver, Near the church in Gildersome
1881 Census, George: George and Ann on town Street Gildersome ages 54 and 50 cordwainer born Gildersome.
1891 Census, George: Meggit Row Gildersome George Walker and his wife Ann same information 10 years later.
1871, James: Street Lane Gildersome James Walker head age 41 boot and shoe maker born Gildersomer, wife, Mary A. S. age 29, woolen clother weaver born Burton on Trent
1881, James: Street Lane Gildersome: James Walker, head, age 51, cordwainer, born Gildresome, wife, Mary (cant read) age 39 dressmaker born Stafforshire, Burton on Trent
1891, James: Street Lane, Gildersome same information 10 years later plus two boarders Kate Jackson and Hilda Jackson ages 8 and 12 scholars born Brighouse.
Walkers in Gildersome, 1851 Census
Can't read street, ___ (can't read) Walker, head age age 31 (?) [could be 7 or 9], engine tenter, born Wakefield, Mary Walker wife, age 28, born Gildersome, George Cliff (?) son age 9, born Gildersome, Thomas Cliff son age 8, born Gildersome, Mark Walker son age 5, born Drighlington, John Walker son age 3 born Gildersome, Nancy Walker daughter age 9 mo. born Gildersome,
William Walker and Ellen, Bruntcliffe farmer
Mary Walker, lodger charwoman age 66 unmarried, born Bruntcliffe living with Mary Robinson, head age 61 annuitant born Gildersome, on town Green Gildersome
Mary Walker born circa 1785. No baptism in Batley Parish.
John Walker born Gildersome circa 1803
1851 Census: In Hartshead cum Clifton John Walker, head widow age 48 hay dealer born Gildersome. No baptism in Batley.
1861 Census: He was listed again in the 1861 census in Clifton remarried John Walker age 58 hay and straw dealer born Gildersome, Mary Walker, wife age 55, cotton spinner, born Liversedge Mary Stell (?) , daughter age 20 cotton spinner, born Liversedge, Esther Stell (?) age 14 cotton spinner, born Liversedge Godfrey Walker, son age 10 scholar, born Clifton and John Shaw servant, age 21 carter.
Note: I believe that the surname of the daughters is Stell but it does not come up as such on Ancestry's search.
James Walker born Gildersome/Wortley 16 May 1831
James Walker, the son of William Walker and Jane Booth Walker, was born 16 May 1831 in either Gildersome or Wortley and baptized in Leeds in 1833.
He listed Gildersome as his place of birth in the 1861, 1871, 1881, and 1891 censues and Wortley in the 1851 census.
Jim Walker contacted me in the spring of 2006 with the genealogy of this branch of the Walker family back to William who married Jane Booth in 1831. To see the information on this branch of the Walker family go to The Family of William Walker
|Walkers in Adwalton|
Robert Walker lived in Adwalton by 1841 until at least 1861. For a survey of other Walkers in Adwalton go to Walkers in Adwalton
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