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The Summerscales Family of Kildwick
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Ann SMITH's father: John SMITH ( - )

Family of Henry SUMMERSCALES and Ann SMITH

Husband: Henry SUMMERSCALES (1704-1777)
Wife: Ann SMITH ( - )
Children: John SUMMERSCALES (1737-aft1802)
Richard SUMMERSCALES (1739?-1829)
William SUMMERSCALES (1741- )
Henry SUMMERSCALES (1744- )
Elizabeth SUMMERSCALES (1745-bef1812)
Ann SUMMERSCALES (1748?-1824)
Joseph SUMMERSCALES (1750-1810)
Jonas (Josias) SUMMERSCALES (1754- )
Marriage 14 Apr 1737 Kildwick

Husband: Henry SUMMERSCALES

Name: Henry SUMMERSCALES 1
Sex: Male
Father: Richard SUMMERSCALES (1673-1727)
Mother: Elizabeth CRYER ( -1745)
Birth 19 Nov 1704 Silsden
Occupation Yeoman Farmer
Death 1777 (age 72-73)

Wife: Ann SMITH

Name: Ann SMITH
Sex: Female
Father: John SMITH ( - )
Mother: -
Birth Skipton

Child 1: John SUMMERSCALES

Name: John SUMMERSCALES 2
Sex: Male
Spouse: Grace COWLING ( - )
Birth 2 Feb 1737 Silsden
Death aft 1802 (age 64-65)

Child 2: Richard SUMMERSCALES

Name: Richard SUMMERSCALES
Sex: Male
Spouse: Elizabeth ENGLAND (1744- )
Birth 1739 (est)
Occupation Skinner
Death 1829 (age 89-90)

Child 3: William SUMMERSCALES

Name: William SUMMERSCALES
Sex: Male
Birth 2 Aug 1741
Death "1812 to 1815" 3

Child 4: Henry SUMMERSCALES

Name: Henry SUMMERSCALES 4
Sex: Male
Birth 30 Mar 1744 Silsden

Child 5: Elizabeth SUMMERSCALES

Name: Elizabeth SUMMERSCALES
Sex: Female
Spouse: William WATKINSON (1743- )
Birth 2 Mar 1745 Silsden
Death bef 1812 (age 66-67)

Child 6: Ann SUMMERSCALES

Name: Ann SUMMERSCALES 5
Sex: Female
Spouse: David LONGBOTTOM ( - )
Birth 1748 (est)
Death 8 Mar 1824 (age 75-76)

Child 7: Joseph SUMMERSCALES

Name: Joseph SUMMERSCALES
Sex: Male
Spouse 1: Mary RUSHWORTH ( -1786)
Spouse 2: Sarah BRADLEY ( -1836)
Birth 19 Mar 1750 Silsden
Death 29 Aug 1810 (age 60) of "gravel and dropsy" in Addingham

Child 8: Jonas (Josias) SUMMERSCALES

Name: Jonas (Josias) SUMMERSCALES
Sex: Male
Spouse: Grace BOOTH ( - )
Birth 1 Feb 1754 Silsden

Note on Husband: Henry SUMMERSCALES

Henry was described as a husbandman when he married in 1737. Will dated 18 February 1772. The will mentions eldest son John who was to receive the dwelling house, stables and garden and a close called Horsedales purchased from John Wright of Clue House. Second son Richard the cottage he now lives in with skin houses and garden and 20. To third son William the cottage in which Richard Wilkinson lives with half the freehold Broach Close after the death of his mother (Henry's wife). To fourth son Henry the other half of Broach Close. To eldest daughter Elizabeth Watkinson 20, second daughter Ann Longbottom 30, to fifth son Joseph the cottage Thomas Cryer lived in plus 60. To sixth son Josias the cottage where Thomas Bradley now lives with the conveniences belonging and 60 when he is 21. Wife Ann and son William were executors. The end part of the will is missing, it mentions Henry's main house and messuage.2

Note on Wife: Ann SMITH

daughter of John Smith

Sources

1"Kildwick Parish Records (Keighley & District FHS)".
2"Will of Henry Summerscales 1772".
3"Will of William Summerscales yeoman of Silsden dated 1812 proved 1815".
4"Will of Henry Summerscales of Oldham 1810".
5"Ann Chapman Summerscales Family".