Malcolm Bull's Calderdale Companion : Surnames : W

Surnames

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Wadd
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wadd.

Waddington

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are over 20 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Waddington, as discussed in the Waddington Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Waddington:


Marriages 1804, 1855, 1861, 1862, 1890, 1899, 1900, 1907, 1910
 

Waddoup
A variant of the surname Widdop

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Waddoup.

Waddoups
A variant of the surname Widdop

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Waddoups.

Waddup
A variant of the surname Widdop

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Waddup.

Wade

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are over 60 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wade, as discussed in the Wade Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Wade:


Marriage 1907; Deaths 1809, 1898
 

Wadsworth
The surname is recorded in 1274, and Thomas de Waddisworth is recorded at Midgley in 1314.

The name originated in Wadsworth.

There are over 100 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wadsworth, as discussed in the Wadsworth Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Wadsworth:


Marriages 1840, 1867, 1876, 1879, 1891, 1899, 1900, 1907, 1908, 1911, 1913, 1915, 1927; Death 1900
 

Wager
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wager.

Wainhouse

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wainhouse, as discussed in the Wainhouse Sidetrack.

Unattached BMDs for Wainhouse:


Deaths 1719, 1812
 

See Wainstalls

Wainwright
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wainwright.

Unattached BMDs for Wainwright:


Baptism 1820; Marriages 1907, 1936
 

Waite
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Waite.

Unattached BMDs for Waite:


Marriage 1897
 

Waites
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Waites.

Unattached BMDs for Waites:


Marriage 1805
 

Wakefield
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wakefield.

Waldron
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Waldron.

Walkden
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Walkden.

Walker
An occupational surname meaning someone involved in walking or fulling cloth. This is common in the north and west of England.

There are over 170 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Walker, as discussed in the Walker Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Walker:


Baptism 1856; Marriages 1804, 1811, 1825, 1855, 1867, 1877, 1899, 1907, 1909, 1921, 1936, 1941; Deaths 1808, 1835, 1900, 1905, 1906
 

See Fuller

Wall
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wall.

Wallace
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wallace.

Waller
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Waller.

Unattached BMDs for Waller:


Marriages 1800, 1805
 

Wallis
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wallis.

Walmsley
There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Walmsley.

Unattached BMDs for Walmsley:


Marriage 1861
 

Walsh

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are over 50 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Walsh, as discussed in the Walsh Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Walsh:


Marriages 1861, 1885, 1905, 1906, 1910, 1915, 1919, 1923; Deaths 1899, 1900
 

Walshaw

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Walshaw.

Unattached BMDs for Walshaw:


Marriage 1907
 

Walter
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Walter.

Walters
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Walters.

Unattached BMDs for Walters:


Marriage 1907
 

Waltham
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Waltham.

Walton

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are over 90 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Walton, as discussed in the Walton Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Walton:


Birth 1895; Marriages 1810, 1877, 1881, 1902, 1907, 1908, 1914, 1942; Deaths 1835, 1899, 1900
 

Warburton
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Warburton.

Ward
There are over 40 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ward, as discussed in the Ward Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Ward:


Marriages 1810, 1905, 1907, 1912; Death 1899
 

Wardle

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wardle.

Unattached BMDs for Wardle:


Death 1866
 

Wardley
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wardley.

Ware
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ware.

Warenne
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Warenne.

Waring
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Waring.

Wark
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wark.

Warneford
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Warneford.

Warner
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Warner.

Warren
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Warren.

Warrington
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Warrington.

Unattached BMDs for Warrington:


Marriages 1892, 1907, 1916; Death 1899
 

Washington
There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Washington.

Unattached BMDs for Washington:


Marriage 1899
 

Waterhouse
The local occurrence of the surname may have originated in Lincolnshire. John Waterhouse is recorded at Barton-on-Humber in 1424, when he was a witness to a deed relating to Dove House, Shibden.

Other spellings of the name in old documents include Waterhose, Waterhowse, Watrhowse, Watterhouse, Wattirhouse, and Wattrous

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Waterhouse, as discussed in the Waterhouse Sidetrack.

Unattached BMDs for Waterhouse:


Marriages 1579, 1905, 1913
 

Waterman
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Waterman.

Unattached BMDs for Waterman:


Marriage 1916
 

Waterworth
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Waterworth.

Watkin
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Watkin.

Unattached BMDs for Watkin:


Marriage 1863
 

Watkins
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Watkins.

Unattached BMDs for Watkins:


Marriages 1907, 1914; Death 1900
 

Watkinson
There are over 30 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Watkinson, as discussed in the Watkinson Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Watman
A variant of the surname Watmough

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Watman.

Watmore
A variant of the surname Watmough

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Watmore.

Watmough
Other forms of the surname include Watman, Watmore, Wattmaughe, Wattmoughe and Whatmore

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

George Redmonds writes that William Watman/Watmore/Wattmoughe is recorded in Halifax in 1541-1557, and Henry Watman/Watmaughe is recorded in Halifax in 1549-1555

There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Watmough.

Watney
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Watney.

Watson

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are over 50 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Watson, as discussed in the Watson Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Watson:


Marriages 1861, 1862, 1888, 1891, 1900, 1908, 1909, 1914, 1922, 1939; Deaths 1808, 1853, 1907
 

See Patronymic Surnames

Watterson
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Watterson.

Wattmaughe
A variant of the surname Watmough

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wattmaughe.

Wattmoughe
A variant of the surname Watmough

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wattmoughe.

Watts
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Watts.

Waugh
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Waugh.

Wavell
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wavell.

Wayman
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wayman.

Weatherhead
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Weatherhead.

Weatherill
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Weatherill.

Weaver

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Weaver.

See Webster

Webb
An occupational surname meaning a weaver, usually male. The female form is Webster

There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Webb.

Webster
An occupational surname meaning a weaver, usually female.

A Thomas the Webster of Hipperholme is mentioned in court rolls of May 1275.

The male form is Webb.

There are over 60 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Webster, as discussed in the Webster Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Webster:


Marriages 1870, 1882, 1888, 1896, 1907, 1917, 1937; Death 1907
 

See Baxter and Textor

Weedop
A variant of the surname Widdop

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Weedop.

Weightman
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Weightman.

Welch
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Welch.

Wellock
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wellock.

Wells
There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wells.

Unattached BMDs for Wells:


Marriages 1895, 1899; Deaths 1899, 1915
 

Welsh
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Welsh.

Unattached BMDs for Welsh:


Death 1899
 

Wentworth
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wentworth.

Unattached BMDs for Wentworth:


Marriage 1907
 

Wesley
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wesley.

West
There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname West.

Unattached BMDs for West:


Marriages 1900, 1916
 

Westerman
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Westerman.

Westmacott
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Westmacott.

Weston
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Weston.

Unattached BMDs for Weston:


Marriage 1939
 

Westwood
There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Westwood.

Unattached BMDs for Westwood:


Deaths 1888, 1906
 

Wetherherd
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wetherherd.

Whalley
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Whalley.

Unattached BMDs for Whalley:


Marriages 1906, 1910, 1919; Death 1901
 

Wharton
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wharton.

Unattached BMDs for Wharton:


Marriages 1862, 1904
 

Whatmore
A variant of the surname Watmough

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Whatmore.

Whatmough
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Whatmough.

Unattached BMDs for Whatmough:


Marriage 1914
 

Wheatcroft
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wheatcroft.

Wheatley
There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wheatley.

Unattached BMDs for Wheatley:


Death 1900
 

Wheelhouse
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wheelhouse.

Unattached BMDs for Wheelhouse:


Marriage 1831; Death 1903
 

Wheelwright
There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wheelwright, as discussed in the Wheelwright Sidetrack.

Unattached BMDs for Wheelwright:


Baptism 1834; Marriage 1885
 

Whetherherd
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Whetherherd.

Whewall
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Whewall.

Whipp
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Whipp.

Unattached BMDs for Whipp:


Marriage 1889
 

Whitaker
Another form of the surname is Whittaker

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are over 70 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Whitaker, as discussed in the Whitaker Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Whitaker:


Marriages 1835, 1845, 1852, 1871, 1879, 1888, 1907, 1935; Deaths 1835, 1899, 1900, 1907
 

Whitbread
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Whitbread.

Unattached BMDs for Whitbread:


Marriages 1879, 1913, 1919
 

White
There are over 30 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname White. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for White:


Marriages 1907, 1937; Death 1900
 

Whitehead

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are over 40 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Whitehead, as discussed in the Whitehead Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Whitehead:


Marriages 1865, 1876, 1891, 1898, 1916, 1935; Deaths 1866, 1900
 

Whiteley
Other forms of the surname include Whitely and Whitley.

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are over 250 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Whiteley, as discussed in the Whiteley Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Whiteley:


Marriages 1835, 1855, 1857, 1863, 1866, 1867, 1872, 1874, 1887, 1889, 1895, 1899, 1900, 1906, 1907, 1911, 1916, 1939, 1944; Deaths 1801, 1835, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1907
 

Whitely
A variant of the surname Whiteley

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname .

Whiteside
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Whiteside.

Whitewood
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Whitewood.

Whiteworth

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Whiteworth.

Whitfield
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Whitfield.

Whitham
There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Whitham.

Unattached BMDs for Whitham:


Marriage 1863
 

Whitley
A variant of the surname Whiteley.

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are over 60 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Whitley, as discussed in the Whitley Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Whitley:


Birth 1903; Baptism 1857; Marriage 1909
 

Whittaker
A variant of the surname Whitaker

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Whittaker.

Unattached BMDs for Whittaker:


Marriages 1882, 1899, 1904, 1913
 

Whittel
A variant of the surname Whittell

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Whittel.

Whittell
Other forms of the surname include Whittel, Whittle and Whitwell.

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

Recorded in 1296.

May be derived from Whitwell, meaning white and well

There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Whittell.

Unattached BMDs for Whittell:


Marriage 1894
 

Whittle
A variant of the surname Whittell

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Whittle.

Whitton
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Whitton.

Whitwam
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Whitwam.

Unattached BMDs for Whitwam:


Marriage 1907
 

Whitwell
A variant of the surname Whittell

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Whitwell.

Whitworth
There are over 30 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Whitworth, as discussed in the Whitworth Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Whitworth:


Birth 1898; Marriages 1805, 1810, 1879, 1927; Deaths 1889, 1890, 1899, 1900
 

Wickham
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wickham.

Widdop
Other forms of the surname include Waddoup, Waddoups, Waddup, Weedop and Widdup.

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

Robert Mydop [Wydop] is recorded in 1379.

The name originated in Widdop.

There are over 40 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Widdop, as discussed in the Widdop Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Widdop:


Marriage 1840; Deaths 1900, 1907
 

Widdup
A variant of the surname Widdop

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Widdup.

Unattached BMDs for Widdup:


Marriages 1883, 1893
 

Wilber

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wilber.

Wilby

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wilby.

Unattached BMDs for Wilby:


Death 1899
 

Wilcock
There are over 30 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wilcock, as discussed in the Wilcock Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Wilcock:


Marriages 1898, 1907, 1914, 1920, 1923; Death 1900
 

Wilcox
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wilcox.

Wild

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are over 20 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wild. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Wild:


Marriages 1809, 1871, 1882; Death 1900
 

Wildblood
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wildblood.

Wilde

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are over 20 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wilde. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Wilde:


Marriage 1898; Deaths 1899, 1907
 

Wilding
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wilding.

Wilkinson
The surname is patronymic and means the son of Wilkin, a diminutive form of William.

George Redmonds writes that the name occurred several time in the Poll Tax records in the West Riding by 1379.

John Wylkingson is recorded at Elland in 1431.

There are over 130 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wilkinson, as discussed in the Wilkinson Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Wilkinson:


Marriages 1805, 1807, 1810, 1835, 1861, 1881, 1883, 1885, 1886, 1899, 1901, 1904, 1906, 1907, 1917, 1920, 1924, 1935; Deaths 1895, 1899, 1900, 1907
 

Wilks
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wilks.

Willans
There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Willans.

Willey
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Willey.

Williams
There are over 20 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Williams. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Williams:


Marriages 1810, 1887, 1891, 1907, 1936; Deaths 1808, 1897
 

Williamson
There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Williamson.

Willis
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Willis.

Wills
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wills.

Willson
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Willson.

Wilman
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wilman.

Wilson
The surname is patronymic and means the son of Will / son of William.

George Redmonds writes that the name was widely distributed in the West Riding by 1545.

John Wilson is recorded at Elland in 1402.

There are over 130 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wilson, as discussed in the Wilson Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Wilson:


Baptism 1810; Marriages 1810, 1857, 1862, 1871, 1883, 1887, 1892, 1893, 1896, 1899, 1906, 1907, 1913, 1923, 1930, 1941, 1942; Deaths 1805, 1807, 1896, 1899, 1900, 1907
 

Wilton

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wilton.

Wimpenny
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wimpenny.

Winard
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Winard.

Windle
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Windle.

Windross
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Windross.

Windsor
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Windsor.

Windybank

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Windybank.

Winearls
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Winearls.

Winn
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Winn.

Winter
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Winter.

Winterbottom
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Winterbottom.

Unattached BMDs for Winterbottom:


Marriage 1917
 

Winterburn
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Winterburn.

Woffenden
A variant of the surname Wolfenden

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Woffenden.

Woffindin
A variant of the surname Wolfenden

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Woffindin.

Wogan
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wogan.

Wolfenden
Other forms of the surname include Woffenden and Woffindin.

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wolfenden.

Unattached BMDs for Wolfenden:


Marriages 1917, 1933
 

See Ovenden

Wolrich
A variant of the surname Woolrich

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wolrich.

Wolsey
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wolsey.

Wolstenholme
Other forms of the surname include Wolstenhulme, Worsman and Worsnop.

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

George Redmonds writes that Henry de Wolstoneholme is recorded at Rochdale in 1379.

The surname originates in the Wolstenholme district of Rochdale

There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wolstenholme.

Wolstenhulme
A variant of the surname Wolstenholme

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wolstenhulme.

Womack
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Womack.

Womersley
The surname may originate outside the district.

George Redmonds writes that John Womersley is recorded at Lightcliffe in 1672

There are over 30 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Womersley, as discussed in the Womersley Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Womersley:


Marriages 1876, 1884, 1907, 1919, 1935; Deaths 1876, 1897, 1907; Death 1914
 

Wood

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

See Johannes de Sancto Bosco, The Wood family of Fixby, The Wood, Fixby and Woodhouse

There are over 220 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wood, as discussed in the Wood Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Wood:


Baptism 1820; Marriages 1793, 1850, 1854, 1884, 1887, 1889, 1891, 1898, 1899, 1901, 1907, 1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1920, 1928, 1931, 1947; Deaths 1835, 1851, 1855, 1898, 1899, 1906, 1907; Death 1697; Deaths 1918, 1919
 

Woodall
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Woodall.

Woodcock
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Woodcock.

Unattached BMDs for Woodcock:


Marriage 1915
 

Woodhead
The surname is recorded in 1315. Derived from Woodhead

There are over 80 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Woodhead, as discussed in the Woodhead Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Woodhead:


Marriages 1805, 1868, 1893, 1908, 1913, 1936, 1942; Deaths 1808, 1853, 1899, 1901, 1907
 

Woodhouse
The surname originated at Woodhouse, Rastrick.

There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Woodhouse.

Unattached BMDs for Woodhouse:


Marriage 1911; Death 1899
 

See Wood

Woodruff
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Woodruff.

Woodward
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Woodward.

Unattached BMDs for Woodward:


Marriage 1876
 

Wooler
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wooler.

Unattached BMDs for Wooler:


Marriage 1810
 

Woolrich
Other forms of the surname include Wolrich, Woolrow and Woolrych.

The Wolrich line goes back to King Ethelred and King Alfred the Great

There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Woolrich.

Woolrow
A variant of the surname Woolrich

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Woolrow.

Woolrych
A variant of the surname Woolrich

There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Woolrych.

Wordsworth
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wordsworth.

Workman
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Workman.

Wormald
Other forms of the surname include Wormall and Wormwell.

Recorded in 1308.

In 1316, William and John of Wolrumwall were fined 6d for allowing beasts to escape on to land at Baytings, and William of Bythstonlay and Henry of Lynlay of Rysscheworth burgled the house of William of Wolrunwall and his brother Robert and stole 20/- in silver.

The name has many historical forms - Wolrumwall, Wolrunwall, Wormall, Wormewall, Wournewall, and Wulfrunwell - and is derived from Norse roots meaning a wild boar spring.

The name originates in Wormald, Rishworth.

There are over 50 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wormald, as discussed in the Wormald Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Wormald:


Marriages 1810, 1900
 

Wormall
A variant of the surname Wormald

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wormall.

Wormleighton
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wormleighton.

Wormwell
A variant of the surname Wormald

There are currently no entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wormwell.

Worrall
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Worrall.

Worsick
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Worsick.

Worsley
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Worsley.

Worsman
A variant of the surname Wolstenholme.

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

This is found in Halifax and Bradford

There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Worsman.

Worsnop
A variant of the surname Wolstenholme.

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

This is found in Halifax and Bradford

There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Worsnop.

Worstenholme
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Worstenholme.

Worthington
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Worthington.

Wray
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wray.

Unattached BMDs for Wray:


Marriage 1938
 

Wressell
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wressell.

Wrigglesworth
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wrigglesworth.

Wright
There are over 60 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wright, as discussed in the Wright Sidetrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Wright:


Marriages 1861, 1899, 1907, 1908, 1914, 1922; Death 1907
 

Wrigley
There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wrigley.

Unattached BMDs for Wrigley:


Marriage 1900
 

Wyld
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wyld.

Wylde
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wylde.

Unattached BMDs for Wylde:


Marriage 1808
 

Wynn
There are a few entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wynn.


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