Abel Cuttell (1819-1875)

Abel Cuttell was a Holmfirth clothier and woollen manufacturer.

Biography

He was born on 20 March 1819 at Cinder Hills, Wooldale, the son of Abel Cuttell and his wife Hannah Booth, and was baptised on 5 April 1819 at Holy Trinity, Holmfirth.

He married Hannah Maria Moorhouse on 9 December 1840 at Almondbury Parish Church.

By the mid-1850s he was the Chief Constable of Holmfirth and later became a Sanitary Inspector for the district.

On the evening of Tuesday 2 November 1875, he attended a meeting of Cartworth Local Board at the Elephant and Castle Inn when he suddenly fell ill and died shortly afterwards, likely from a heart attack.[1]

Notes and References

  1. "Holmfirth: Sudden Death" in Yorkshire Post (04/Nov/1875).