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Hi, this is my family tree the name was changed from Batty to Battye by my Great grandad Joseph presumably because he was born out of wedlock which would have been a stigma in those days. * Denotes my desendents.
Samuel Batty Married Christiana Law 12-2-1772 at Halifax UK ------------------------------------------- Two Children: Jonas* Christened 11-8-1776 at Bradford William Christened 27-8-1780 at Birstal
Jonas Married Hannah Rowley at Birstal 1806* Hannah remarried a William Porritt and Died in 1851 Ten Children Mary Christened 7-9-1806 Christiana Christened 8-1-1809 John Christened 24-5-1812 Elizabeth* Christened 17-12-1813 Martha Christened 19-11-1815 Susana Christened 15-11-1818 Samuel Christened 8-4-1821 Joseph Christened 24-8-1823 William Christened 17-4-1825 Hannah Christened 2-12-1827
Here comes the change of name Joseph* born out of wedlock to Elizabeth* 17-3-1841 Christened 23-1-1842 Died 2-8-1873.
Joseph married Diana : Diana was born 1844 died 9-1-1912. Six children Willie Susan Ada Nance Harry* born 5-12-1874 Walter
Harry married Marion Leech who was born 1876 died 1962 Nine children Bernard Claude Ada Jack Harold Edna Kathleen Frank Fred* I was wrong in my first posting as the name was only changed in the 1800s Would like Know if any of the above fits into any other research carried out.