John Bagnall & Maria Wilson

Most of the information on this line was kindly contributed by descendants Fiona Diaz and Sue Dalton

                                            Maria Bagnall (nee' Wilson)

John Bagnall, born 1858 in Jump, Barnsley, Yorkshire, the son of William Parton Bagnall & Sarah Sylvester. John was married about 1885 in Barnsley district, to Maria Wilson, born about 1863 in Hemmingfield, Yorkshire, daughter of Ellis Wilson & Mary.


John and Maria had the following children:


Frederick Bagnall, born about 1884 in Hemingfield, Yorkshire. Married 1907 in Barnsley district to Betsy Oldknow.


Mabel Bagnall, born 1885 in Jump Pit, Yorkshire.


Leonard Bagnall, born 1887 in Stubbin, Elsecar, Yorkshire. Leonard was married in 1910 in Barnsley to Annie Elizabeth Papworth.


Florence Bagnall, born 1889 in Stubbin, Elsecar, Yorkshire.


Blanche Bagnall, born 1890 in Stubbin, Elsecar, Yorkshire.


Eva Bagnall, born 1892 in Elsecar, Yorkshire.


Sarah Ann Bagnall, born about 1895 in Elsecar, Yorkshire, and died aged 61, on 12 November 1956 at the home of her sister Eva. Sarah had a son Harold Bagnall who was born 1926 in Bradford Yorkshire. He was the son of William Hudson, who was Sarah Ann's employer. William Hudson was at the time already married to Mary Alice Innes. Harold was married in 1947 to Joan Moorhouse.


Harry Bagnall, born 1896 in Elsecar, Yorkshire.


Nellie Bagnall, born 1898 in Elsecar, Yorkshire. Nellie was married in 1922 to Clarence George Renouf.


Maria Bagnall, born 1900 in Elsecar, Yorkshire.


John Bagnall, born 1903 in Elsecar, Yorkshire. Died aged 7, death registered Sep quarter 1911 in Barnsley district.


Mary Ellen Bagnall, born 1905 in Elsecar, Yorkshire.



Harold Bagnall & Joan Moorhouse


Harold Bagnall, was born 20th May 1926 in Bradford Yorkshire. Harold was married on 24th May 1947 to Joan Moorhouse. Joan was born 20th January 1926 in Bradford Yorkshire, daughter of Edith Moorhouse, and she died 6th May 2010 in Australia.

Harold and Joan and their two children emigrated on 26th June 1956 on board the "Orontes" of the Orient Line, bound for Australia.





Wedding Group Photograph, Harold Bagnall and his bride Joan Moorhouse

24th May 1947


Harold Bagnall (Circled)








Photo's of John and Maria Bagnall courtesy of Sue Dalton.

Sue is a descendant of Nellie Bagnall

          John Bagnall




    Source Records







1891, 1901, and 1911









1911 census

for Sarah Ann Bagnall






of sarah Ann Bagnall

and the George and Dragon public house, Wentworth


Death certificate

Sarah Ann Bagnall


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    Source Records












Marriage Certificate

for Harold and Joan









A young Harold Bagnall








Harold Bagnall in his RAF uniform

















Page 15 of the Ships Manifest of the ORONTES
















Enlargement of the entry for Harold & Joan Bagnall and family













      Harold Bagnall

20th May 1926 to

9th November 2016


Photograph courtesy of Harold's daughter Fiona.









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