1901 Census

Name Relationship Age Occupation Birthplace
BATTY William Head, Married 49 Farmer & Shepherd Redmire
BATTY Rebecca Wife, Married 44 West Witton
BATTY Thomas Son, Unmarried 20 Farmer's Son Redmire
BATTY Mary Daughter, Unmarried 19 Redmire
BATTY Fredk Son 9 Redmire
BATTY George Wm. Son 6 Redmire
BATTY Dorothy Daughter 3 Redmire

William was baptized in Redmire 28 March 1852, son of John Batty and Mary, nee Tate. He married Rebecca, but no marriage can be found in the Redmire registers--there is a marriage June quarter of 1878 in the Leyburn registration district, between William Batty and Rebecca Brown which is probably this couple. They can be seen on prior census returns in Redmire.

Their children are:

  1. Thomas: baptized 2 January 1881
  2. Mary: baptized 9 April 1882
  3. Margaret: baptized 22 September 1884
  4. John: baptized 26 September 1886
  5. Frederick: baptized 18 October 1891
  6. George William: baptized 30 June 1895
  7. Dorothy: baptized 26 February 1897

William is buried in Redmire:

In loving memory of William Batty of Castle Bolton who died 21 March 1927 aged 74 years. Also Rebecca his wife who died 23 April 1917 aged 61 years. Also Frederick their son who died 7 July 1924 aged 34 years. Peace perfect peace.

©2005 David W.J. Stringer-Calvert