The family history page for those tracing ancestors in the Colne Valley near Huddersfield

This is a picture of my great grandfather and grandmother

Ben and Emma Whitwam's family, my grandfather Fred is on the left

Please Click on any of the following items -



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Golcar Baptist Church - Gravestone Inscriptions 1835-2020

(  compiled after 40 years with the technical help from Dick Sykes of Kent  )


Linthwaite Parish Church  Marriage Index A-Z 1838 - 1892


       Golcar Wellhouse Methodist Church Jubilee Souvenir   1881 - 1931   

Completed Grave Stone Inscriptions

Pole Moor Baptist Church Grave Stone Inscriptions Index

Longwood Wesleyan Church Grave Stone Inscriptions Index

Slaithwaite Cemetery Grave Stone Inscriptions Index

Slaithwaite Parish Church Grave Stone Inscriptions Index


Free Data Base Searches

Huddersfield & Almondbury Parish Church Marriage Index 1837 to 1870

(free searchable database index to 56,000 marriages )

**NEW !!  Colne Valley Burial Index (CVBI)   !!NEW **

(free searchable database index to 23,923 persons )

 Marsden Peculiar Wills Index 1654 - 1855

Huddersfield Parish Church Marriage Index 1754 to 1837

(index to 22,818 persons)

 Colne Valley Family History Forum

(please submit a query/request to the above forum)

(email me for free searches)

Families which I'm currently researching

Church records and Census's which I can search

Helpful Guides



Indexes of Wills and 1891 and 1871 census

If you have family research in the Colne Valley Huddersfield

especially within the villages of

Golcar, Marsden, Longwood, Slaithwaite, Scammonden Lingards or Linthwaite

Please send me an email and I might be able to help

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created 20th September 1997