George WILSON ( -1572)

1. George WILSON appeared in the census. He died on [Julian] 2 February 1572.


... of Honley.


George WILSON had the following children:



Anthony WILSON ( -1579)

Second Generation

2. Anthony WILSON, son of George WILSON, died on 5 August 1579. He married Alice UNK.


... of Thonge Bridge Almondbury (which he purchased).

"ALMONDBURY, a parish in the upper division of the wapentake of Agbrigg, in the West Riding of the county of York, 2 miles to the S.E. of Huddersfield. It lies near the Manchester and Leeds section of the London and North Western railway, near the canal and the river Colne. It comprises the chapelries of South Crossland, Farnley-Tyas, Henley, Linthwaite, Lockwood, Meltham Netherthong, Upperthong, Holme Bridge, Meltham Mills, Milns Bridge, Armitage Bridge, Helme, and part of that of Marsden, with the townships of Almondbury, Austonley, and Lingarths, besides several hamlets This place was probably the Campodunum mentioned in the Itinerary of Antoninus. The Saxon kings had a palace here, and on a neighbouring hill remains of an ancient fort are still in existence. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Ripon, value £571, in the patronage of Sir J. W. Ramsden, Bart. The church is dedicated to All Saints, and is in the perpendicular style. Fourteen new district churches have been erected in the parish. There are chapels belonging to the Baptists, Independents, and Wesleyan Methodists. The parochial charities are considerable, amounting to £423, of which sum £75 is the revenue of the free grammar school founded in 1609 by letters patent of James I., and subsequently endowed by Robert Nettleton and others. The revenue of the charity established by Israel Wormall in 1724 for teaching and apprenticing children amounts to £168; and that of Nettleton, for maintenance of bridges and giving of marriage-portions to £138. There are many woollen manufactories and some cotton and silk mills, which, with the collieries, furnish employment to many of the inhabitants.".


Will proved 20/1/1579 (Julian)


'Yorkshire Fines: 1575', Feet of Fines of the Tudor period [Yorks]: part 2: 1571-83 (1888), pp. 60-77. URL: Date accessed: 27 May 2007.

John Beamount, Henry Boothe, Thomas Woodhead, and Anthony Wilson

Thomas Wentworth de Emsall, esq., and Ann his wife

3 messuages, 2 cottages, and a fulling mill with lands in Neither Thonge, and the moiety of 2 messuages in the same.

Robert Jopson Anthony Wilson and Johanna his wife 3 messuages with lands in Wakefelde. From: 'Yorkshire Fines: 1573', Feet of Fines of the Tudor period [Yorks]: part 2: 1571-83 (1888), pp. 26-42. URL: Date accessed: 11 July 2007.


Alice UNK and Anthony WILSON had the following children:



Humphrey WILSON (bap.1562)

Third Generation

3. Humphrey WILSON, son of Anthony WILSON and Alice UNK, was baptised on 11 October 1562. He married Elizabeth BROADHEAD on 13 August 1592.


... of Thonge Bridge. Marriage notice for the period "1601 Wilson Humphrey of Almondbury [to] Storth Joan of Peniston [to take place at] Either place.


eldest son.


Elizabeth BROADHEAD, daughter of John BRODHEAD (1540-1577), was born in 1568. She and Humphrey WILSON had the following children:



Humphrey WILSON (bap.1593). Humphrey was baptised on 2 September 1593. He married Sarah KAY on [Julian] 21 February 1613.