Harry & Edith CROWTHER

Harry Crowther & Edith Rothwell [1922-1976]

This page outlines the family of Harry & Edith Crowther who lived in Halifax, Yorkshire and retired to Southport in Lancashire. They had two children Peter and Nancy.

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1919: at 127 Lilands Lane, Rastrick [Harry's home] 1926: boat trip to Cherbourg, Bournemouth Pier 1929: Fountains Abbey with Harry's mother and son Peter 1958: home in Southport - with two of their grandchildren (Helen & Gerald Crowther)


Harry & Edith Crowther were married in the early 1920's and lived in West Yorkshire. They originally settled in Halifax (Copley and Salterhebble) but moved to the Calder Valley at Luddenden Foot in the mid 1930's before retiring to Southport, Lancashire in the late 1950's.

They had two children, Peter and Nancy, who were born before the move to Luddenden Foot.

Harry was a monmental mason and Edith a nurse until marriage. She then ran a haberdashery shop in Luddenden Foot.

They took holidays in Brighton [1922] and Bournemouth [1926] and Edith has several trips to Europe with her sister Amy Rothwell [eg1935].

The Immediate CROWTHER Family Tree

A brief summary of the family tree: their parents, the partners and their children:

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Harry & Edith Crowther's parents

Partner Father Mother
Harry Crowther Stott Crowther Annie Firth
Sarah Edith Rothwell Joseph Rothwell Jane Walton
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Family Tree segment for Harry & Edith Crowther showing their parents and children.

Notes on the family tree

  1. More about Harry Crowther's parents can be found on the partnership page: Stott & Annie Crowther
  2. More about Edith Crowther's parents can be found on the partnership page: Joseph & Jane Rothwell

Harry & Edith Crowther's children

Child name Year born Location
Peter Crowther March 1927 Halifax
Nancy Crowther 1931 Halifax

Where They Lived

The places that Harry & Edith Crowther & family lived.

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Address Place Year occ. Year dep.
16 Woodhall Crescent Copley, Halifax Dec 1922 ~1930
3 Stafford Parade Salterhebble, Halifax ~1930 ~ 1935
Holme View Luddenden Foot ~1935 ~ 1958
379 Guildford Road Southport ~ 1958 Dec 1976

Life Events

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Event Date Who Location Note
Birth: 01 Nov 1984 Harry Crowther Brighouse
Birth: 07 April 1985 Sarah Edith Rothwell Soyland, Ripponden Waterhouses
Occupation: ~1918-1958 Harry Crowther Halifax Monumental Mason
Occupation: 1918-1922 [approx] Sarah Edith Rothwell Halifax Nurse
Marriage: 04 Dec 1922 Harry & Sarah Edith Crowther Parish Church, Halifax
Holiday: Dec 1922 Harry & Sarah Edith Crowther Brighton
Holiday: July1926 Harry & Sarah Edith Crowther Bournemouth
Birth: 19 March 1927 of son: Peter Halifax
Birth: 1931 of daughter: Nancy Halifax
Occupation: 1935 - 1958 [approx] Sarah Edith Crowther Luddenden Foot Haberdashery Shop
Holiday: July 1935 Edith & Amy Rothwell [sister] Italy
Retirement: ~1958 Harry & Edith Crowther Southport
Death: 01 March 1963 Harry Crowther Southport
Death: 08 Dec 1976 Sarah Edith Crowther Southport


  1. The information has been derived from family knowledge/documents and census/birth/death/marriage records.


Start: ~1919
End: Dec 1976

References & Links:

Date Title
20160702 Luddenden Foot - Wikipedia

Updated KJM 07 July 2016