GEORGE BERTRAM HOLDSWORTH 1879-1942
 


George Bertram Holdsworth, J.P.,
[1879-1942]

George Bertram Holdsworth George Bertram Holdsworth

[1879-1942] George Bertram Holdsworth of Netherside Hall, near Skipton.
Third son of Clement Holdsworth, George was born at 48 Heath Crescent, Halifax on 12th June 1879.

He married Mabel Highley, daughter of William Highley of Halifax on 3 June 1919 at Christ Church, Harrogate.
They had three sons, John 1920, Michael 1921 and William 1922.

George was Lieut. Yorkshire Dragoons 1900-1904, and a Justice of the Peace for the West Riding from 1916.
In 1934, while deep-sea fishing, he broke four American angling records.
George was a key member of Kilnsey Angling Club, 1920-1942.

After Mabel died, George married Mrs. Glory Gregson of Greystones, Kingsgate on 25th January 1936 in a quiet ceremony and small reception at Claridge's beforehand in London. They left almost immediately for a holiday in South Africa.

George Bertram Holdsworth died of throat cancer on 23 Oct 1942 at Scargill House, and was interred at Saint Mary's Church, Kettlewell.



Wedding of George Bertram Holdsworth and Mabel Highley, Harrogate June 1919
Wedding of George Bertram Holdsworth and Mabel Highley, Harrogate, June 1919

Back Row, From the Right, 1: ?, 2: Hugh Reginald Holdsworth, 3: Dorothy Anne Frances (née Bethune), 4: Charles Selborne Walker,
5: Constance Gertude Holdsworth, 6: Col. Ted Huntress, 7: Kathleen Marian Walker (née Holdsworth.),
Front Row, From the Right, 1: Clement Holdsworth, 2: ? , 3: George B Holdsworth, 4: Mabel Highley


From the Photograph Album

George B Holdsworth ca. 1898
George B Holdsworth ca. 1898
Marked on reverse "George (Left)"
Other person unknown.
Photographed by
Davis and Sons, Corn Market, Halifax
George Bertram Holdsworth, Mabel Highley wedding, 3 June 1919
George Bertram Holdsworth
Mabel Highley
wedding 3 June 1919
George Bertram Holdsworth [1879-1942]
George Bertram Holdsworth [1879-1942]
with sons John and Michael, 1924
at Netherside Hall, Threshfield
George Bertram Holdsworth [1879-1942]
George Bertram Holdsworth [1879-1942]
Mabel Holdsworth
Mabel Holdsworth
Mabel Holdsworth
Mabel Holdsworth
Shaw Lodge, Halifax, ca. 1917
Shaw Lodge, Halifax, ca. 1917
August 12 1898 at Conistone Moor
August 12 1898 at Conistone Moor
Shaw Lodge, Halifax September 1901
Shaw Lodge, Halifax September 1901
NG, CGH, ?, FGH, GBH

Constance Gertrude Holdsworth
Florence Gwendoline Holdsworth
George Bertram Holdsworth
Shaw Lodge, Halifax September 1901
Shaw Lodge, Halifax September 1901
CGH, ?, NG, GBH, FGH

Constance Gertrude Holdsworth
George Bertram Holdsworth
Florence Gwendoline Holdsworth
Shaw Lodge, Halifax September 1901
Shaw Lodge, Halifax 1901
Back row: GBH, NG, CGH, CSG, BG
Front:                 FGH

George Bertram Holdsworth
Constance Gertrude Holdsworth
Florence Gwendoline Holdsworth
The 'HEN' at Shaw Lodge, Halifax 1901
The 'HEN' at Shaw Lodge, Halifax 1901
George, Kathleen and Hugh Holdsworth at Macedon, Victoria May 1902
George, Kathleen and Hugh Holdsworth
at Macedon, Victoria May 1902
Back row:     Codger, HRH
Front row: Mrs Wood, GBH, KMH, CMU, S Wood

Hugh Reginald Holdsworth
George Bertram Holdsworth
Kathleen Marian Holdsworth
Hanging Rock, Macedon, Victoria May 1902
Hanging Rock, Macedon, Victoria May 1902
George B Holdsworth at Fern-Tree Creek, Macedon, Victoria. May 1902
George B Holdsworth at Fern-Tree Creek
Macedon, Victoria. May 1902
R.M.S. OROYA, Sep 1902
R.M.S. OROYA, Sep 1902
GBH 3rd left back row
KMH far right middle row
HRH first left, front row
C W L Crompton, first right, front row

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Lucy, at Shaw Lodge, Halifax. 1903
Lucy, at Shaw Lodge, Halifax. 1903
Shaw Lodge, Halifax. 1903
Shaw Lodge, Halifax. 1903
'Herald' on the Norfolk Broads, 1903
'Herald' on the Norfolk Broads, 1903
JL Ingham - T Brooks
Shaw Lodge, Halifax. 1903
Shaw Lodge, Halifax. 1903
Mile House, near Scargill House, Kettlewell. 1901
Mile House, near Scargill House, Kettlewell. 1901
George Bertram Holdsworth, on 'Compton' at Catteral Hall
George Bertram Holdsworth

on 'Compton' at Catteral Hall
George B Holdsworth's letter 2 Mar 1908
George B Holdsworth's signature letter,
admitting him to John Holdsworth & Co Ltd,
1908
George B Holdsworth's Deep Sea Fishing 1934
George B Holdsworth's Deep Sea Fishing
Breaks Four American Angling Records
1934
George B Holdsworth - Catteral Beagles 1931
George B Holdsworth - Catteral Beagles,
1 Jan 1931
George B Holdsworth - second marriage, 1936
George B Holdsworth - second marriage,
1936
George B Holdsworth - Will Press Cutting, 1942
George B Holdsworth - Will Press Cutting,
1942

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