Chew Family Tree

William Chew (1868 - 1947)

 
Thomas
Riley
Chew
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Alice
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William
Chew
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Millicent
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Riley
Chew
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John
Chew
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William
Chew
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Mary
Ann
Chew
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Alice
Chew
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James
Chew
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Thomas
Chew
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Henry
Chew
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Fred
Chew
 


William Chew was the son of Thomas Riley Chew and Alice Thornber.

William was born on Wednesday 12 February 1868 in Pewit Hall, Paythorne, Gisburn, Yorkshire.

He was christened on Sunday 6 December 1868 at Tewit Hall, near Gisburn, Yorkshire.

William married Millicent Frankland on Saturday 9 February 1889 in the Parish Church, Grindleton, near Clitheroe, Lancashire.
The witnesses at the marriage were Moses Frankland (Millicent's brother) and Elizabeth Chew (William's sister).
William was 21 years old and Millicent was 21 years old when they married.

They were married by special licence from the Bishop of Ripon, which cost 10 shillings.    See 'Documents' link above to see a copy of the licence.    Joyce Brewer (nee Cundall) still has the official document.    Riley Chew was born only days later.    Information supplied by Mary Helen Huskie (nee Chew).

See 'Documents' link above for the marriage announcement in The Clitheroe Times.

He had the following children from his marriage to Millicent Frankland:

- Riley Chew

born on 14 February 1889 at Grindleton, Lancashire.

- John (Jack) Chew

born on 29 May 1892 at Gisburn, Yorkshire.

- William (Bill) Chew

born on 22 January 1894 at Bolton by Bowland, Yorkshire.

- Mary Ann Chew

born on 17 September 1895 at Gisburn, Yorkshire.

- Alice Chew

born on 28 January 1897 at Bolton by Bowland, Yorkshire.

- James (Jim) Chew

born on 18 January 1899 at Bolton by Bowland, Yorkshire.

- Thomas (Tom Toit) Chew

born on 30 August 1900 at Bolton by Bowland, Yorkshire.

- Henry (Harry) Chew

born on 15 March 1904 at Bolton by Bowland, Yorkshire.

- Fred Chew

born on 27 April 1907 at Bolton by Bowland, Yorkshire.

The places where he lived have been identified as:

From To Place Source of Information
1868    Pewet Hall, Paythorne, Gisburn, Yorkshire.  Note 1. 
1870  1881  Spring Heads, Bolton by Bowland, near Clitheroe, Yorkshire.  Note 2 & Census Data. 
1888    Gisburn, Yorkshire.  Note 5. 
1891    Little Monubent, Bolton by Bowland, near Clitheroe, Yorkshire.  Census Data. 
1901  1911  Spring Heads, Bolton by Bowland, near Clitheroe, Yorkshire.  Census Data. 
1917  1920  Scaleber Farm, Gargrave, Skipton, Yorkshire.  Note 8. 
1920  1933  Kirk Syke Farm, Airton, Yorkshire.  Note 8. 
1933  1935  Hapton, Lancashire.  Note 8. 
1935  1947  Beck Farm, Micklethwaite, Bingley, near Keighley, Yorkshire.  Notes 8 & 9. 

William was a Farmer.

William died when he was 79 years old, on Wednesday 2 April 1947 in Beck Farm, Micklethwaite, Bingley, near Keighley, Yorkshire.  

He was buried on Saturday 5 April 1947 in Morton New Cemetery/Sandbeds Cemetery, Bradford Road, Keighley, Yorkshire.

Notes - Sources of information:
1. Birth Certificate.
2. Residence of his parents.
5. Marriage Certificate.
8. Information supplied by June Weaver (nee Atkinson).
9. William's death. Information provided by Mary Helen Huskie (nee Chew).

Census Data:

Year Address
1871 Spring Heads, Bolton by Bowland.
1881 Spring Heads, Bolton by Bowland, Yorkshire.
1891 Little Monubent, Bolton by Bowland, Yorkshire.
1901 Spring Heads, Bolton by Bowland, Yorkshire.
1911 Spring Head, Bolton by Bowland, Clitheroe, Lancashire.
1939 Bingley, Yorkshire.