Adam Battinson

Adam Battinson was born in Colne, Lancashire.

He was

On 21st August 1850, he was one of a number of local innkeepers who were fined £2 and costs at the Brewster Sessions for

knowingly permitting prostitutes and those of notorious character to be drinking in their house, contrary to the spirit of their licence

In 1830, he married Lydia Williamson [1811-1885] in Halifax.

Lydia was the daughter of John Williamson


  1. Margaret Jane [1831-1893] who married James  France
  2. Hannah Williamson
  3. John [b 1835]
  4. Isaac Williamson
  5. Sarah [b 1845]
  6. Susannah who died 12th September 1851 (aged 3 years & 3  months), & was buried with her grandfather John Williamson at  Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 4253]

They lived at

  • Ann Street, Halifax [1841]
  • 7 Bridge Street, Halifax [1851]
  • Park Terrace [1866]

Living with them [in 1851] were lodger John Walker [aged 50] (wool comber) from Halifax, and servant John Taylor [aged 25] (farm labourer) from Shrewsbury

Adam died 26th October 1869 (aged 60).

Lydia died 25th February 1885 (aged 74).

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1154] with daughter Margaret Jane & her husband James France.

See Battinson Street, Southowram and Henry Edmunds

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