William Barstow (c.1831-1901)

William Barstow was a Halifax solicitor and a District Coroner for the County of York.

Biography

He was born in Halifax, the son of Charles and Eliza Barstow.

He became a solicitor on 1854 and later partnered with Mr. W. Midgley.

Following the death of District Coroner George Dyson in 1874, Barstow took over the role. He became a Halifax borough magistrate in 1886.

He died aged 70 in 1901 and was buried at All Saints, Salterhebble, on 6 March.