William Andrews
Born: 4 May 1846, Alne
Died: 31 January 1909
Buried: 3 February 1909
Age: 62
Grave No: C41
Notes: Also in grave - Ellen Andrews, born Limpsfield, Surrey, 5-12-1849, buried 19 June 1920, aged 70; George Andrews, buried 14 October 1910, aged 35; Frank Andrews, bur 16 February 1917, aged 36.
The death took place on Sunday night at his residence, St Paul’s Road, Shipley, of Mr William Andrews, proprietor of the City Organ Works, Crampton Street, Bradford. Mr Andrews was at one time manager for Mr J Binns, organ builder, Bramley, but commenced business for himself in Bradford about a dozen years ago. The deceased had been ill for about a year but the end came somewhat suddenly, death being due to an affliction of the heart. Mr Andrews was a prominent Freemason and had his health permitted, he would have been installed as the Worshipful Master of the Airedale Lodge last December. Much of his leisure time was spent on the Shipley bowling green and he was also an enthusiastic angler. The deceased, who was in his 63rd year, leaves a widow, five sons and two daughters. Shipley Times & Express 5 February 1909 Mr William Andrews, of 13 St Paul’s Road, the proprietor of the City Organ Works, Campton Street, Bradford, formerly for many years manager for Mr J Binns, organ builder, Bramley, who died on January 31st, aged 62, left estate valued at £2,501 4s 9d gross, of which £2,227 1s 11d is net personalty and probate of his will has been granted to his widow, Mrs Ellen Andrews, and Mr Albert Shaw, engineer. Shipley Times & Express 6 August 1909 We have received the following information from someone who read this entry William was born on 4 May 1846 in Alne North Yorkshire. He moved to Leeds by 1870 when he married his first wife Mary Ann. She unfortunately died 3 days after giving birth to their third son at the beginning of 1875. By the end of 1876 he had married Ellen and went on to have more children with her.
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