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Aked, ArthurRef 204-4
[1899-1918] Son of William Aked.

Born in Halifax.

He was employed by H. & S. Clay of Raglan Street, Halifax.

He was engaged to Alice Everett of 46 Lower Hope Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 9th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He died of wounds [23rd October 1918] (aged 20).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [16th November 1918].

He was buried at Inchy Communal Cemetery Extension, France [Grave Ref B 39].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Rhodes Street Wesleyan Chapel.

His brother John Thomas also died in the War

Aked, Christopher IbbotsonRef 204-11
[1765-1829] Son of Thomas Aked.

Born in Halifax.

Baptised at 29th August 1765.

He was a cardmaker [1792-1830].

On 21st October 1792, he married Mary Lister [1773-1852] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary was baptised 23rd April 1773
 

Children:

  1. Robert
  2. John Lister [bapt 18th October 1795; d 14th February 1859] who married Catharine Haworth 29th July 1821
  3. Mary Lister [bapt 4th March 1798; d 19th July 1800]
  4. Thomas
  5. Hannah [bapt 30th August 1802; d 6th June 1803]
  6. Harriet [b 11th November 1804; d 28th January 1887] who married Joseph Hutchinson 1st June 1824
  7. Lucy [b 9th January 1808; d 10 May 1891]
  8. Mary Lister [bapt 15th March 1810; d 1871] who married William Aked Metcalfe 21st May 1833
  9. Susan Margaret [bapt 7th June 1815; d 7th July 1865]

Christopher Ibbotson died in Halifax [12th December 1829]

He was buried at South Parade Methodist Chapel, Halifax [Grave Ref: 257].

Mary died 4th December 1852.


Her burial place is not yet known
 

Aked, DavidRef 204-17
[1786-1857] Born in Halifax.

He was a joiner [1851].

On 6th September 1818, he married Judith Wood [1792-1857] in Halifax.


Judith was born Halifax.

She was a school mistress [1851]

 

Children:

  1. John [bapt 21st May 1820]
  2. Elizabeth [bapt 3rd February 1822] who was a power loom weaver (worsted) [1851]
  3. Martha [b 1826] who was a book stitcher [1851]
  4. James [bapt 22nd July 1827] who was a butcher [1851]
  5. Sarah Ann [bapt 17th January 1830]
  6. William [1832-1863] who was a wood turner [1851]

They lived at 45 Upper Crib Lane, Halifax [1851].

Judith died 3rd June 1857 (aged 65).

David died 27th June 1857 (aged 71).

The couple & the children were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3673] with Alfred Aked [1859-1863] & Mary Aked [1834-1889]

Aked, Dr EdwardRef 204-685
[1809-1849] Son of James Aked.

Surgeon at Luddenden. He was Medical Officer for Warley [1845]

Aked, EphraimRef 204-15
[1826-1894] Son of Thomas Aked.

Born in

He was a painter's apprentice [1841] / a house painter employing 5 men & 2 boys [1881] / a decorator [1891].

In [Q2] 1852, he married Harriet Tillotson [1832-1902] in Halifax.


Harriet was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Frank [b 1860] who was a plumber & glazier [1881]
  2. Mary [b 1862]
  3. Harry who died 28th November 1863 (aged 3 weeks) 
  4. Emily who died 24th July 1866 (aged 9 months) 
  5. Emma who died 28th August 1869 (aged 1 year & 7 months) 

They lived at

  • 20-22 Westgate, Halifax [1881]
  • Westgate, Halifax [1891]
  • 54 Union Street South, Halifax [1901]

Ephraim died 21st October 1894 (aged 68).

Harriet died 21st January 1902 (aged 70).

The couple & the children were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 2164]

Aked, EricRef 204-845
[1886-1915] Son of Herbert Aked.

He was

  • educated at Holy Trinity School
  • a pupil at Fulford Field School run by Francis M. Armstrong, Melbourne House, 13 New Walk Terrace, York [1901]
  • an engineer's draughtsman (gas engineers) with the Campbell Gas Engine Company Limited [1911]
  • a member of the Albany Club
  • a member of the Savile Hall Tennis Club

He lived at Harewood Villa, Warley Road, Halifax [1914].

In 1914, he enlisted for 4 years in the Territorial Force.

He served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died following a German gas attack at Ypres [19th December 1915] (aged 29).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [1st January 1916].

He was buried at Talana Farm Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref IV 1 24]. He is remembered on the family grave at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 961].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Saint Paul's Church, King Cross, on the Memorial at Campbell Gas Engine Company Limited, and on the Memorial at Holy Trinity Boys' School, Halifax

Aked, GeorgeRef 204-528
[1765-1858] Son of Richard Aked.

Born in Halifax.

Baptised 16th January 1766.

He lived in Brigg, Lincolnshire, where he was in partnership with Charles Young, corn merchants.

He was (possibly) a member of the Brigg Independent Volunteer Armed Association or Nelthorpe Militia.

He married Sarah.

Children:

  1. George [b 1797]

He died 24th February 1858 (aged 93).

When he died, he was a Poor Brother of Charterhouse

Aked, GeorgeRef 204-529
[18??-19??] Son of George Aked.

He took over the family belt and brace business on his father's death.

Around 1893, he built new premises at Dunkirk Mills, Halifax.

In 1952,

Aked, Geo, Belts, Braces, Warley Road

was listed

Aked, GeorgeRef 204-503
[1825-1878] In 1849, he established business as a manufacturer of belts and braces at Grove Street, Halifax.

The business later moved to Hall Street, Halifax.

He was a journeyman card maker [1851].

In 1890, they employed 20 workers. The business was taken over by his son, George, who built new premises at Dunkirk Mills, Halifax.

In 1895, the business was listed as Herbert Aked.

In [Q3] 1848, he married Mary Day [1823-1886] in Halifax.


Mary was born in Liversedge
 

Children:

  1. Ann [1849] who died aged 1 month
  2. William [1850-1851] who died aged 4 month
  3. Henry [1852] who died aged 11 days
  4. George [1855] who died aged 15 days
  5. Sarah Hannah [1859-1860] who died aged 1 year & 8 months
  6. George
  7. Herbert

They lived at Aked's Yard, Gibbet Street, Halifax [1851].

George died 26th November 1878 (aged 53).

One source records

he died of sunstroke during a business trip

and another records

he died of apoplexy and was buried at Halifax 3 days after he died


Question: Does anyone know the circumstances and whereabouts of his death?

 

Mary died 16th January 1886 (aged 63).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 2872]

See Edward Bromley

Aked, HenryRef 204-8
[1801-1854] Born 14th March 1801.

He was a stone mason employing 6 men [1851].

He married Mary [1805-1876].


Mary was born in Leeds
 

Children:

  1. Edwin Hallawell (Aked) [b 1826] who was a stone mason [1851]
  2. Thomas Leonard [b 1829] who was a stone mason [1851]
  3. Martha Hannah [b 1833] who was a dressmaker [1851]
  4. Sarah [b 1836]
  5. Christiana [b 1841]
  6. Mary Ann [b 1846]
  7. Emma [b 1848]

They lived at Green Terrace, Halifax [1851].

Henry died 14th December 1854 (aged 53).

Mary died 6th October 1876 (aged 71).

The couple were buried at King Cross Methodist New Connexion Chapel

Aked, HenryRef 204-683
[1807-1861] Son of John Aked.

Twin brother of William.

Born in Midgley [12th December 1807].

He established Henry Aked & Company.

He lived at Hebble House, Wheatley [1845]

He died in Halifax [31st August 1861]

Aked, Henry CharlesRef 204-195
[1877-1948] Born in Halifax.

He was an accountant [1907].

In [Q4] 1907, he married Florence Turner in Halifax.


Florence was the daughter of
Walter Turner
 

Children:

  1. George Henry Nevil [1910-1994]
  2. Doreen Edith [1912-2001] who married [1935] Alec Govan Mitchell [1908-1997] (engineer) from Huddersfield

The couple died in Halifax: Henry Charles [14th January 1948]; Florence [1973]

Aked, HerbertRef 204-847
[1855-1900] Son of George Aked.

Born in Halifax.

He was a leather brace maker employing 6 men & boys [1881, 1891].

In 1895, the family business at Dunkirk Mills, Halifax was listed as Herbert Aked.

In 1880, he married Sarah Moss [1856-1932] at Christ Church, South Ossett.


Sarah was the daughter of Emma and William Moss of Ossett
 

Children:

  1. Mary Emma [b 1882] who was assisting in business [1911]
  2. George Aked who died 12th January 1885 (aged 17 months) who was buried with his parents
  3. Eric
  4. Nora [b 1889] who was assisting in business [1911]
  5. Madeline [b 1891] who was assisting in business [1911]
  6. May / Mary who died 27th May 1893 (aged 1 day) & was buried with her parents

The family lived at

  • 25 Hall Street, Halifax [1881, 1891]
  • Harewood Villas, Warley Road, Halifax [1901, 1911]

Herbert died 23rd July 1900 (aged 45).

His widow Sarah carried on the business, and was listed as

  • Brace maker, employer [1901]
  • Belt & brace maker, employer [1911]

Sarah died 24th February 1932 (aged 76).

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 961]

Aked, JamesRef 204-478
[1???-18??] He was appointed Surveyor of the Highways for Midgley [1835]


Question: Is he the same person as James Aked?

 

Aked, JamesRef 204-927
[1765-1845]


Question: Is he the same person as James Aked?

 

Son of John Aked.

Baptised in Halifax [27/4/1765].

He was a tanner in Midgley. He took on his father's woollen business at Kershaw House.

On 15th December 1802, he married Elizabeth Milne at Halifax Parish Church.


Elizabeth was the youngest daughter of Thomas Milne
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [1803-1828] who never married
  2. James
  3. Martha [1806-1883] who never married
  4. Samuel
  5. Edward
  6. Mary [b 1810] who married Samuel Smith
  7. Jane
  8. Sarah [1813-27th October 1862] who died in Bridlington, & never married
  9. Ellen [1815-1895] who never married
  10. Josiah

The family lived at Kershaw House, Midgley [1841].

He died in Halifax [9th January 1845].

Members of the family were buried at Booth Independent Church in 3 graves

Aked, JamesRef 204-681
[1804-1870] Son of James Aked.

He took over his father's woollen business at Kershaw House in partnership with brother Josiah. About 1846, they commenced business as power-loom weavers at Bailey Hall, Halifax The partnership was dissolved [1867], and Josiah took on the business, including all debts.

He established James Aked & Sons.

On 12th May 1864, he married Margaret.


Margaret was the widow of his cousin Charles Milne
 

They lived at Kershaw House [1845, 1850]

Aked, James WilliamRef 204-472
[1853-1938] Son of Thomas Edward Aked.

Halifax solicitor.

He qualified in May 1896

Partner in Dickons & Aked [1934].

In 1875, he married Sarah Tuley in Halifax.


Sarah was the daughter of Thomas Tuley
 

Children:

  1. child who died before 1911 census
  2. child who died before 1911 census
  3. child who died before 1911 census
  4. Ephalina [1875-1957] who married Robert Arnold Whitaker
  5. Louis Tuley [1877-1878] who died aged 8 months
  6. Ronald James [1880-1959] who was a solicitor's clerk [1906] & married [1909] Mary Ann Hargreaves
  7. Hilda [1883] who died aged 4 months
  8. Dorothy Helen [b 1888]
  9. Ida Muriel [b 1892] who married [1921] Joseph Whitaker

Some of the children were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3574] with their Aked grandparents

Aked, Miss JaneRef 204-9020
[1812-1894] Daughter of James Aked.

She never married.

She lived at Kershaw House, Luddendenfoot [1874, 1894].

She died at Kershaw House [17th August 1894]

Probate records show that she left an estate valued at £18,000

Aked, JeremiahRef 204-46
[1739-1772] Son of Robert Aked.

Baptised 2nd March 1739.

He was a wine merchant in Halifax.

On 20th August 1764, he married Mary Vincent in Leeds.

Children:

  1. Jeremiah Vincent [1769-1816] who was buried at St John's Church, Bury, Lancashire [29th June 1816]

In December 1766, Jeremiah leased Heath Hall, Halifax from Mrs Greame

Aked, JoahRef 204-A857
[17??-1???] Son of Thomas Aked.

On 16th October 1783, he married Mary Holdsworth at St Peter's Church, Leeds.

They lived at Willow Hall

Aked, JohnRef 204-23
[1668-1742] Halifax craftsman and painter.

Around 1701, he carved the figure of Old Tristram which stands in Halifax Parish Church.

In 1705, he produced the Queen's Arms for which he received a part-payment of £16 15/-.

He was also responsible for the upkeep of the Clock.

In 1717, he carved The Ten Commandments in Elland Parish Church.

In 1725, he was paid 14/- for work done on the Royal Arms in the Church.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Joseph

Aked, JohnRef 204-1102
[1731-1795] Son of Robert Aked.

Baptised in Halifax [10th October 1731].

About 1760, he took over Kershaw House and its tanning business from the trustees of John Holroyd. He began putting-out work to local weavers.

On 29th November 1761, he married Mary Fox [1737-1796].

Children:

  1. Robert [1763-1787] who was buried with his parents
  2. James
  3. John
  4. William [1770-1825] who was buried on 23rd August 1825
  5. Hannah [b 1773]
  6. Mary [b 1777]
  7. Ruth [b 1780]

John died 9th March 1795.

Members of the family were buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden: John [12th March 1795]

Aked, JohnRef 204-375
[1758-1810] Timber merchant and builder.

He lived at King Cross Lane, Halifax.

He owned land where Aked's Road was later made.

On 19th February 1775, he married Hannah Sharp [1758-1809].

Children:

  1. Ruth
  2. Mary

He was buried in Halifax [20th April 1810].

On 21st April 1810, The Leeds Mercury announced his death


On Monday, aged 52 at his house in Halifax ... He was the architect and proprietor of that elegant pile of buildings in King Cross Lane, Halifax, called Aked's Row
 

Aked, JohnRef 204-1103
[1767-1830] Son of John Aked.

Baptised in Halifax [20th October 1767].

He took over the family tanning business and moved to Ellen Royd, Midgley.

On 16th January 1798, he married Sarah Foster [1771-1847] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Ann [1799-1887] who never married
  2. John [1800-1845] who was a tanner [1841]
  3. Thomas
  4. Mary [1803-1807]
  5. Richard
  6. twins William
  7. Henry
  8. Sarah [1809-1880] who married Joshua Appleyard
  9. Eliza [b 1812]
  10. Ellen [1814-1877]

daughter Ellen died at Ellen Royd [16th February 1877].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at under £10,000.

The will was proved by her brother William

daughter Ann died at Ellen Royd [30th September 1887].

Probate records show that she left a personal estate valued at £8,774 12/5d.

The will was proved by Henry Williams of Harrogate.

They had a servant Mary Horsfall [1823-1905] who served the family from at least 1841 until Ann Aked's death in 1887.

Members of the family were buried at Booth Independent Church in 2 graves

Aked, JohnRef 204-5660
[1777-1840] Son of Thomas Aked.

One of twins.

Baptised in Halifax [25th September 1777].

He was a card maker in Halifax.

On 13th May 1798, he married Elizabeth Oates.

On 14th June 1840, he hanged himself in his workshop

Aked, JohnRef 204-10
[1798-18??] Born in Halifax.

He was a small wire drawer [1851].

Around 1826, he married Martha [1798-1861].


Martha was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. George [b 1826] who was an engine tenter [1851]
  2. Thomas
  3. Mary [b 1833] who was a cotton winder [1851]
  4. John [b 1835] who was a warehouse boy (woollen) [1851]
  5. (possibly) Grace [1839-1923]
  6. William [1839-1903] who was a shop boy (grocer) [1851]

The family lived at 3 Back Rhodes Street, Halifax [1851].

Martha died 3rd July 1861 (aged 63).

John died 29th March 1866 (aged 69).

The couple & the children were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3971] with Miriam Aked [1864-1873]

Aked, JohnRef 204-5
[1821-1897] He was a bookbinder.

He lived at 3 High Street, Halifax [1897].

He died 29th December 1897 (aged 76).

He was buried at Stoney Royd Cemetery [Grave Ref: J 318 C]

Aked, John ThomasRef 204-653
[1895-1915] Son of William Aked.

Baptised at Mount Pellon [4th August 1895].

He was an oiler in a worsted mill [1911] / employed at Dean Clough.

He lived at 10 Oak Street, Hanson Lane.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed in action at Ypres [14th August 1915] (aged 20).

He was buried at Colne Valley Cemetery, Belgium, Boesinghe [Grave Ref C 13.]

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Saint Paul's Church, King Cross, on the Memorial at Rhodes Street Wesleyan Chapel, and on the Memorial at Crossley's Carpets.

His brother Arthur also died in the War

Aked, JosephRef 204-1104
[1???-17??] (Possibly) son of John Aked.

In 1728, he was paid £1 6/7d for work on the Royal Arms in Elland Church.

Aked, JosephRef 204-14
[1820-187?] Born in Halifax.

He was a grocer [1851, 1871].

In [Q4] 1840, he married Ann Stell [1820-1888] in Halifax.


Ann was born in Penistone
 

Children:

  1. Eliza [b 1843]
  2. Jane [b 1845]
  3. Thomas Stell who died 4th January 1852 (aged 2 years & 10 months) 
  4. Sarah Ann who died 22nd September 1855 (aged 16 months) 
  5. Fanny [b 1857] who married David Smith [1857-1???], woolstapler
  6. (possibly) Joseph [1874-1879]

They lived at

  • Waggon Road, Salterhebble [1851]
  • 27 Salterhebble [1871]

A Joseph Aked died Q4 1872 (aged 52), and a Joseph Aked died Q3 1879 (aged 59).

In 1881, the widowed Ann was living with daughter Fanny and her husband.

Ann died 2nd December 1888 (aged 68).

She & the children were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 2063]

Aked, JosiahRef 204-1095
[1817-1883] Son of James Aked.

He was a worsted manufacturer. He learned his trade at W. Appleyard & Sons.

He took over his father's woollen business at Kershaw House in partnership with brother James. About 1846, they commenced business as power-loom weavers at Bailey Hall, Halifax The partnership was dissolved [1867], and Josiah took on the business, including all debts.

He built a large mill in Pellon Lane, Halifax – (possibly) Aked's Mill – [around 1860].

He was a worsted manufacturer [1851] / a manufacturer employing 220 men and 50 females [1861] / a manufacturer [1871] / a manufacturer employing 350 [1881].

He bought Trimmingham Mansion [1867].

On 14th July 1847, he married Charlotte Farrar in Halifax.


Charlotte was the daughter of Samuel Farrar
 

Children:

  1. Louisa who died 21st March 1855 (aged 2 years & 6 months), & was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 192]
  2. Eliza [1848-1906] who married [18th April 1877] Joseph Wilders [1844-1920] of Grantham, in Halifax
  3. Harriet [1850-1880] who married John Caw

The family lived at

He died 25th January 1883.

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 192]

See Hugh Bakewell Bennett and Thomas Calvert

Aked, LewisRef 204-6
[1891-19??] Son of Thomas Aked.

He was an improver (worsted drawing) [1911] / a weaver at Dean Clough.

In [Q2] 1912, he married Jane E. North [1890-19??] in Halifax.


Jane was the daughter of George Edward North
 

They lived at 18 Horsfall Street, Savile Park [1917].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 15th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment.

He was reported missing [3rd May 1917], but his wife later received a postcard – dated 28th May 1917 – saying that he was a POW at Dulmen, Germany.

His photograph appears with a report of his story in the Halifax Courier [9th June 1917].

His brother-in-law Herbert Ernest Sutcliffe was killed in World War I [4th October 1916]

Aked, LouisRef 204-2
[1862-1890] Son of William Aked.

He was a factory hand [1871] / a carpet weaver [1881].

In [Q4] 1888, he married Louisa Ann Hartley in Halifax.

Louis died Q1 1890 (aged 28).

Louisa Ann was living at 28 North Castle Street, Halifax – with her brother Samuel Hartley [b 1852] (stuff merchant – [1891]

In [Q3] 1895, Louisa Ann married James Howarth

Aked, NathanielRef 204-13
[1777-1840] Son of Thomas Aked.

One of twins.

Baptised 25th September 1777.

Nathaniel died 15th February 1840

On 28th October 1799, he married Mally Gartside.

Aked, RichardRef 204-531
[17??-1???]

He married Elizabeth Maw [17??-1???].

Children:

  1. George

Aked, RichardRef 204-747
[1805-1881] Son of John Aked.

Born in Halifax.

He was a worsted manufacturer [1851, 1865] / a retired worsted manufacturer [1881].

On 21st July 1836, he married (1) Mary Appleyard [1814-1846] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary was the daughter of William Appleyard
 

He married (2) Ann [1816-1896].


Ann was the daughter of William Appleyard, sister of his first wife, and widow of Mr Field
 

They lived at

Richard died at Balmoral Place [10th April 1881].

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at under £14,000.

The will was proved by his brothers Thomas & William, and Henry Williams (surgeon of Blackburn).

Ann died at 23 Savile Crescent, Halifax [14th January 1896].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £45,746 11/5d.

[Resworn £45,521 18/7d].

Probate was granted to Francis Beaumont Ellison (mining engineer).

See John Appleyard

Aked, RobertRef 204-1101
[1708-1884] Baptised in Otley [17th March 1708].

He was a butcher in Halifax.

On 14th January 1728, he married Ruth Standeven [1705-1782].

Children:

  1. Mary [bapt 7th July 1730; d 1796] buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden [14th October 1796]
  2. John
  3. Edmund [bapt 8th July 1733; d 1804] who married [7th March 1758] Elizabeth Lord, & was buried at St Nicholas's Church, Newchurch, Rossendale, Lancashire [8th March 1804]
  4. Robert [bapt 25th February 1734; d 1797] who married [23rd November 1767] Elizabeth Page, & was buried at Halifax [5th November 1779]
  5. James [bapt 15th February 1737; d 1741] who was buried [6th September 1741]
  6. Thomas
  7. Jeremiah
  8. James [bapt 1741]
  9. Ruth [bapt 20th November 1743]
  10. Nathaniel [bapt 6th February 1744; d 1746] who was buried in Halifax [11th July 1746]

He was buried at Halifax [3rd February 1774]

Aked, Dr RobertRef 204-689
[1793-1888] MRCS.

Son of Christopher Ibbotson Aked.

Born 1st September 1793.

He was registered as a member of the Royal College of Surgeons [1st January 1815] / Surgeon at Halifax.

He lived at

  • Cabbage Lane [1816, 1822]
  • 9 Cabbage Lane [1837]
  • 22 St James's Road, Halifax [1851]
  • 9 St James's Road, Halifax [1852-1865]
  • 32 St James's Road, Halifax [1850, 1871-1888]

He shared his home with his sisters Lucy Aked [1808-1891] and Susan Margaret Aked [1815-1865].

He died 18th June 1888.

An obituary reported


the death of Mr Robert Aked, surgeon, the oldest practitioner in the district.

He was nearly 95 years of age

 

See Buzzer & Whistle Nuisance [1873]

Aked, SamuelRef 204-1050
[1807-1848] Son of James Aked.

He farmed at Wood Lane Hall

On 23rd April 1845, he married Amelia Turner in Halifax.


Amelia, the daughter of John Turner, was born 20th April 1810 & baptised at Booth Independent Chapel [23rd September 1807]
 

Aked, ThomasRef 204-221
[1721-1756] Of Halifax.

On 5th November 1751, he married (1) Dorothy Dyson in York Minster.

They had no children.

On 25th July 1754, he married (2) Barbara Fawcett in London.


Barbara came from Illingworth
 

Children:

  1. William
  2. Joah
  3. Polly / Mary [b 1771]

Aked, ThomasRef 204-12
[1738-1781] Son of Robert Aked.

Born in Halifax.

Baptised at 5th November 1738.

He was a shalloon maker [1763] / a yeoman [1781].

On 5th March 1763, he married Hannah Ibbotson [1742-1813] at Halifax Parish Church.


Hannah was baptised 12th August 1742
 

Children:

  1. William [bapt 22nd March 1764]
  2. Christopher Ibbotson
  3. Thomas [bapt 31st August 1766]
  4. Robert [bapt 11th April 1769; bur 31st December 1841] who married [10th May 1795] Elizabeth Smith
  5. Mary [bapt 9th June 1771]
  6. Ann [bapt 24th June 1773]
  7. Ruth [bapt 21st February 1775; bur 17th September 1829] who married [4th August 1803] George Walker
  8. twins Nathaniel
  9. John

Thomas died in 1781.

He was buried 6th March 1781.

Hannah died 5th June 1813

Aked, ThomasRef 204-16
[1794-1855] Born in Halifax.

He was a joiner [1841] / a provision dealer [1851] / a bookkeeper [1855].

Around 1826, he married Ellen [1799-1851].


Ellen was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Hannah [b 1826]
  2. Thomas Edward [b 1826] who was a tailor's apprentice [1841]
  3. Ephraim
  4. Eunice [b 1829]
  5. Frank [b 1833] who was a letter-press printer [1851]
  6. Ann [b 1836]
  7. Alfred [1839-1887] who was a house painter's apprentice [1851] & was buried with his parents
  8. Mary Jane [b 1842]

They lived at

  • Square Road, Halifax [1841]
  • 8 Thomas Street, Halifax [1851]

Ellen died 30th April 1851 (aged 52).

Thomas died 19th February 1855 (aged 61).

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 2896] with Thomas who died 1st August 1859 (aged 6 months)  & Thomas who died 20th June 1862 (aged 4 years) 

Aked, ThomasRef 204-1110
[18??-18??]

In 1852, he married Kezia Weare in Halifax

Aked, ThomasRef 204-18
[1800-1852] Son of Christopher Ibbotson Aked.

Born in Halifax.

He was a cardmaker [1828-1852].

Baptised 25th May 1800.

On 31st October 1827, he married Mary Howorth [1808-1870] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary was baptised 6th January 1808
 

They lived at

  • Gibbet Street [1839-1852]
  • Crossley Terrace [1868-1870]

Thomas died in Halifax [25th July 1852].

He was buried at St James's Church, Halifax

Mary died 25th August 1870.


Mary.'s burial place is not yet known
 

The Halifax Courier of 19 November 1853 reported


By order of the Administrators of the late Thomas Aked, Thomas Aked's Card Setting Machinery is to be sold by auction on Wednesday, 23 November 1853 in a room at the Paper Mill, North Bridge, Halifax.

Sale to commence at One o'clock in the Afternoon

The CARD SETTING MACHINERY comprises

one Fillet Engine (by Carver); One ditto (by Carver); One Ditto (by Crabtree); One Ditto (by Carver); One Ditto (by Carver); One Ditto (by Denham);
One Short Sheet Machine, 60 in on the wire (by Denham); One Short Sheet Machine, 50 in on the wire, 9 and 10 Crown (by Denham); One Ditto (by Denham);
One Long Sheet Machine, 50 in on the wire, extra Bar; One Ditto, 42 in on the wire, extra Bar;
number cam wheels, taking up ditto, straps, shafting, vice and board, grindstone, card curboard, cutting boards, boxes, wire cans, wire, sundry tools &c

 

Aked, ThomasRef 204-763
[1802-1885] Son of John Aked.

He lived at Spofforth, Wetherby

Aked, ThomasRef 204-9
[1831-1905] Son of John Aked.

Born in North Wales.

He was a small wire drawer [1851, 1871] / a foreman wire drawer [1881, 1891].

In [Q4] 1856, he married (1) Anne Carr [1826-1883] in Halifax.


Anne was the daughter of Elizabeth [1792-1874] and William Carr of Glasshoughton, near Pontefract,
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Jane [1857-1859] who was buried with her parents
  2. Edith [1860-1870] who was buried with her parents
  3. Clara [b 1864] who was a cotton winder [1881]
  4. Thomas Priestley (Aked) [b 1867] who was a wire drawer [1881, 1891]

Anne died 16th November 1883 (aged 57).

He married (2) Hannah [1837-1???].

The family lived at

  • 20 Back Brinton Terrace, Halifax [1871]
  • Shroggs Terrace, Halifax [1881]
  • 41 Shroggs Terrace, Halifax [1891]

Thomas died 20th April 1905 (aged 74).

He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3552] with his first wife Anne and her mother Elizabeth Carr.


Details of Hannah's death & burial place are not yet known
 

Aked, ThomasRef 204-7
[1852-1901] Born in Halifax.

He was a worsted combing overlooker [1881] / a combing overlooker [1891] / a wool comber [1901].

In [Q3] 1871, he married Elizabeth Howarth [1849-1???] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Barkisland
 

Children:

  1. Edgar who died 21st August 1872 (aged 4 Hours), & was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 2037]
  2. William [b 1874] who was a mill hand [1891]
  3. Arthur [b 1876] who was a mill hand [1891]
  4. Walter [b 1878] who was a mill hand [1891]
  5. Blanche [b 1882] who was a worsted twister [1901], a worsted coating weaver [1911]
  6. Tom [b 1884] who was an assistant worsted warper overlooker [1901], a worsted spinning overlooker [1911]
  7. Clara [b 1886] who was a worsted spinner [1901], a worsted twister [1911]
  8. Eliza [b 1888]
  9. Lewis

They lived at

Thomas died in Halifax [Q2 1901].

Living with them [in 1901, 1911] was grandson Harold Aked [b  1894]

Aked, Thomas EdwardRef 204-31
[1824-1889] Born in Halifax.

He was a tailor and his wife was a maker of stays [1851] / Superintendent at Park Road Baths, Halifax [1874, 1881, 1887].

In 1846, he married Ephalina Greenwood [1824-1912] in Halifax.


Ephalina was born in Hebden Bridge.

She was matron at the Baths

 

Children:

  1. Sarah Ellen [1848-1902] who married John Richardson at Halifax
  2. Elizabeth [1850-1857]
  3. James William
  4. Ann [1861-1864]
  5. Emma Jane [1863] who died aged 10 months

The family lived at

In the 1881 census, they had 2 lodgers: Mary Bentley [aged 43] who was matron of the baths, and Jane Clarkson [aged 48] who was assistant of the baths.

He died of Bright's disease [16th February 1889] (aged 65).

An obituary in the Halifax Courier described him as

an earnest politician, of Advanced Liberal ideas, oldest member of the liberal Association, and an executive for his ward. Although a householder for more than 40 years, he was never permitted to exercise the privilege of a parliamentary vote for the borough, until the adoption of Mr Gladstone's service franchise – in former days because he was not rated sufficiently high to have the qualification, and later by reason of his position as a public servant

Ephalina died 15th October 1912 (aged 88).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3574].

Aked, Rev WilliamRef 204-169
[17??-1792] Perpetual Curate of Southowram [1786].

He is recorded as having hunted with Lady Ligioner.

He served at Garton in Holderness with Grimston [1789-1792] and Humbleton with Elsternwick [1792], before becoming returning to Southowram where he died [29th November 1792]

Aked, WilliamRef 204-217
[1746-1792] Son of Thomas Aked.

In 1776, he married Mary Fawcett

Aked, WilliamRef 204-748
[1807-1881] Son of John Aked.

Twin brother of Henry.

Born in Midgley.

He was a farmer of 16 acres [1881].

He never married.

They lived at Ellen Royd, Luddendenfoot [1881].

He died 9th October 1881.

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £2,273 19/1d.

Probate was granted to his brother Thomas

Aked, WilliamRef 204-3
[1834-1873] Born in Halifax.

He was a butcher [1871].

In [Q3] 1857, he married Mary Ann Barker [1836-1903].


Mary A. was born in Northowram
 

Children:

  1. Harry [b 1859] who was a factory hand [1871]
  2. Lilly A. [b 1860] who was a factory hand [1871]
  3. Louis
  4. Willie [b 1864] who was a cotton creeler [1881]
  5. Walter [1865-30th October 1884] who was a cotton creeler [1881], a weaver [1884], & was buried with his parents
  6. Fred [b 1868] who was a worsted doffer [1881]
  7. Hannah [1871-18th October 1891] who was a factory hand [1851], & was buried with her parents

They lived at

  • 21 Darley Street, South, Halifax [1871]
  • 56 Commercial Road, Halifax [1881]

William died in Halifax [18th October 1873] (aged 39).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 1081].

In [Q1] 1878, Mary Ann married (2) Adam Crabtree in Huddersfield Living with the Mary Ann & her children [in 1881] was granddaughter Annie Aked [b 1878].

Adam died in Halifax [Q2 1892] (aged 61).

In [Q3] 1893, Mary Ann married (3) John Eastwood in Halifax.

Mary Ann died 3rd October 1903 (aged 68).

She was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery with her first husband William Aked

Aked, WilliamRef 204-652
[1874-1916] Born in Ovenden.

He was an overlooker [1893].

On 2nd October 1893, he married Eliza Evans [1874-19??] in Halifax.


Eliza was born in Macclesfield
 

Children:

  1. John Thomas
  2. Lewis [b 1897] who was a worsted spinning doffer [1911]
  3. Blanche [b 1898] who was a worsted spinner [1911]
  4. Arthur
  5. Fred [b 1901]
  6. Gladys [b 1903]
  7. Mary Ellen [b 1904]

They lived at

  • 18 Hebble Terrace, Wheatley [1911]
  • 12 Haigh Street, Pellon Lane [1915]

Sons John Thomas & Arthur died in World War I

 

The Aked familyRef 204-343
Owned Kershaw House, Luddendenfoot, Trimmingham Mansion, Halifax and Willow Hall, Cote Hill

John Aked was an early member of family.

See Aked surname

 

Aked surnameRef 204-1

George Redmonds writes that

the surname comes from the Cumberland place name Akehead.

By the late 1500s, there were Akeds in Bradford, and the name came, via Shelf, to Willow Hall and Kershaw House

John Aked was an early member of family locally.

There are over 30 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Aked, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.


Unattached BMDs for Aked

Marriages 1807, 1872; Deaths 1805, 1809, 1896

 



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