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Ambler, Abraham
[1843-1891] Born in Bingley [30th April 1843]

He was an engineer [1868].

On 22nd August 1868, he married Jane Magson in Halifax.


Jane was the daughter of
Samuel Magson
 

Children:

  1. John Thomas [1869-1936] who was a stoker & married [1893] Ruth Ann Shepherd [1865-1936] from Halifax
  2. Fred [b 1870] who was a tester in a brass foundry & married [1903] Annie Beetham [1869-19??] from Halifax
  3. Davison
  4. Samuel
  5. Hannah Elizabeth [b 1875]
  6. Alice [b 1877] who married Albert Holland
  7. Emma Jane [1880-1928] who married Walter Crapper
  8. Edith [b 1882] who married Holland Crowther
  9. Betsy [1883-1915] who married Wilfred Oldfield
  10. Arthur

The children were born in Halifax.

Abraham died in Halifax [13th September 1891].

In 1901, Jane married Joseph Holland

Ambler, Arthur
[1886-1918] He was a member of Mixenden Independent Chapel / employed by John Farrar & Sons Limited.

He lived at 11 Seedhill Road, Mixenden.

During World War I, he enlisted [March 1916], and served as a Private with the 2nd/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 29th September 1918 (aged 32).

He was buried at Flesquières Hill British Cemetery, France [Grave Ref VI B 15].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

His brother Edgar also died in the War

Ambler, Arthur
[1890-19??] Son of Abraham Ambler.

Born in Ovenden.

He was a core maker [1911].

On 30th December 1911, he married Alice Fenton in Halifax.


Alice was the daughter of Charles Fenton
 

Children:

  1. child

Ambler, Charles
[1816-1867] Son of Tate Ambler.

Born in Bingley.

He was a machinist [1867].

On 24th December 1839, he married (1) Frances Walbank at St Peter's Church, Bradford (Bradford Cathedral).


Frances was the daughter of Richardson Walbank
 

Children:

  1. Frances [b 1842]
  2. Frederick Charles [1846-1902] who was a brass moulder [1871] & died in the USA
  3. Ann [b 1848]
  4. William [b 1850] who was a brass moulder [1871]
  5. Elizabeth [b 1852] who was an assistant confectioner [1871]
  6. Tate Richardson [1854-1941] who was a mechanic [1871] & died in Australia
  7. James [1856-1859] who died aged 3 years & 3 months

In [Q2] 1862, he married (2) Ann in Keighley.


Ann was the daughter of Richardson Walbank, the sister of his first wife, & widow of Thomas Longbottom
 

The family lived at Wheatley.

Charles died 5th June 1867.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £1,500. Probate was granted to Samuel Rhodes.

In 1871, the widowed Ann was a brass founder employing 10 men & 3 boys.

Ann died at Stead Street, Halifax [15th November 1875] (aged 61).

Probate records show that she left effects valued at under £200. Probate was granted to her son Robert

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Pellon [Grave Ref: 2 GG 32]

Ambler, Davison
[1871-1929] Son of Abraham Ambler.

Born in Halifax [29th October 1871].

He was a carter for a furniture company [1898].

On 20th March 1898, he married (1) Harriet Robinson [1875-1899] in Halifax.


Harriet was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. child

Harriet died in 1899.

On 17th April 1906, he married (2) Hannah Mellor in Halifax.


Hannah was born in Halifax, the daughter of James Mellor
 

Children:

  1. child
  2. child

Ambler, Edgar
[1888-1917] He was a dairyman.

He lived at 18 Moor End Road, Mount Tabor.

During World War I, he enlisted [September 1916], and served as a Private with the 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed in action [25th April 1917] (aged 29).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [Grave Ref 6], and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance.

His brother Arthur also died in the War

Ambler, Edward Binks
[18??-1???]

He married Hannah Elizabeth Walker.


Hannah Elizabeth was the daughter of
Samuel Walker
 

Children:

  1. Sam

Ambler, Ernest
[1849-19??] Of Southowram. Landlord of the Dusty Miller, Hove Edge [1891] and the Martin's Nest, Brighouse [1901].

He married Sarah Ann [1853-19??].


Sarah Ann came from Southowram
 

Ambler, Fred
[1859-19??] Son of John Ambler.

He was a farmer of Mixenden [1885] / a farmer [1891] / a drover of stone waggon [1901] / a driver of stone waggon [1911].

On 9th September 1885, he married Alice Ellen Heap [1862-19??].


Alice Ellen, of Mixenden, was the daughter of William Heap, farmer
 

Children:

  1. Arthur [b 1886]
  2. Edgar [b 1888]
  3. Sarah A [b 1890]
  4. Mary J [b 1892]
  5. Clement [b 1896]
  6. John [b 1899]
  7. Clifford [b 1901]
  8. Annie Clara [b 1903]
  9. Bertha [b 1906]

The family lived at

  • Lower Parsley Beds (Farm), Ovenden [1891]
  • 27 Moor End Road, Mixenden [1901]
  • 90 Hollings Buildings, Clough Lane, Mixenden [1911]

Fred died in 1917 (aged 56) 

Ambler, George
[18??-18??] Recorded in 1874 at Queensbury when he was building self-acting organs

Ambler, George
[1831-1???] Born in Clayton.

He was a cotton warp twister [1861].

Around 1855, he married Ada [1834-1???].


Ada was born in Clayton, the daughter of Abraham Binns [1793-18??].

She was a worsted power loom weaver [1861]

 

Children:

  1. William [b 1855]
  2. Squire
  3. Mary Ann [b 1860]
  4. Emma [b 1867]

The family lived at Long Lover, Shelf [1861, 1871].

Living with them [in 1871] was Ada's father, Abraham Binns

Ambler, George
[1892-1915] Son of John Ambler of Shroggs Vue Terrace, Halifax.

He was educated at Halifax Parish Church Day School [1899-1905].

A boyhood ambition was to go to sea. He joined the Navy [1908], and served on HMS Chatham as leading telegraphist. He was hospitalised in Cape Town with a leg wound.

When he recovered, he served as leading telegraphist on the battleship HMS Goliath.

He died 12th May 1915 (aged 23)  when his ship was torpedoed by the Turkish Navy, and sank in the Dardanelles with the loss of 570 of her crew of 700.

Stoker Hiley Whiteley also perished on the Goliath.

Ambler, George Norman
[1916-1943] Son of Joe Ambler.

Born 6th September 1915.

He was a driver's mate [1939].

In 1939, he was living with his parents at 29 Coronation Street, Elland.

In [Q3] 1940, he married Amy Crowther in Calder District.

he served as a Lance Corporal with 10 Provost Company Corps of Military Police.

He died in Wayland Military Hospital, Attleborough, Norfolk [17th April 1943] (aged 27).

He was buried at St Thomas's Church, Greetland [G 30] (23rd April 1943).

He is remembered on the Memorial at Clay House, Greetland

Ambler, Harry
[1876-1916] From Rastrick.

He was a member of Rastrick Church Sunday School / a member of Rastrick Conservative Club.

He married Louisa.

They lived at 5 Springs Road, Middleton Junction, Manchester.

During World War I, he enlisted [August 1915], and served as a Private with the 10th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was wounded in the chest and the arm by a grenade.

He died of wounds 3 days later [25th March 1916] (aged 40).

He was buried at Lillers Communal Cemetery, France [Grave Ref V B 7].

He is remembered on Brighouse War Memorial, on Rastrick War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Matthew's Church, Rastrick

Ambler, Henry
[18??-18??] Manufacturer of hard and soft soap [1850]

Ambler, Henry
[1803-18??] With his brother, John, he went into the family worsted manufacturing business – which had been established by their father, Stephen – and the brothers later went into partnership at Bailey Hall Mills, Halifax. He lived at New House, Ovenden.

He operated a worsted spinning mill and weaving shed at Shay Lane Mill, Holmfield, until 1865 when John Crossley & Sons took over the property. He bought Watkinson Hall from Rawdon Briggs about 1842. He maintained a large farming establishment on the Watkinson Hall estate and was a noted breeder of shorthorn cattle.

See Partners in Halifax Commercial Banking Company and West Yorkshire Railway Company

Ambler, Henry
[1804-1874] Born in Ovenden.

He was a manufacturer of worsted goods employing 1000 hands [1861].

He was declared bankrupt [June 1866].

On 21st October 1823, he married Mary Sharpe [1803-1876] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary was born in Stockton-on-Tees
 

Children:

  1. Hannah Phillis [1824-1889] who married Dr Abraham Jubb
  2. William [1827-1903] who was a clerk to a worsted manufacturer [1861]
  3. Sarah Jane [b 1838]
  4. Mary Ann [1842-1927]

They lived at

He died at Watkinson Hall [12th December 1874].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £450

Members of the family were buried at Illingworth Church: Henry [16th December 1874]; Mary [18th August 1876]; Mary Ann [28th December 1927]; Hannah Phillis [18th December 1889]

Ambler, Henry
[1814-1881] Son of Tate Ambler.

Born in Bingley.

He was a woolstapler employing 2 men [1861] / a woolstapler [1864, 1867] / (possibly) partner in Ambler Brothers / a master worsted spinner employing 40 hands [1881].

On 1st January 1861, he married Elizabeth Longbottom [1842-1906] at Christ Church, Pellon.


Elizabeth was born in Ovenden
 

Children:

  1. William Henry Tate [1861-1922]
  2. Victoria Elizabeth [1863-1942] who was a dress maker [1881]
  3. Emily [1865-1935]
  4. John
  5. Percy [1876-1950]

The family lived at

  • 15 Bedford Street, Halifax [1864]
  • Royd Terrace, Halifax [1881]

Henry died 12th August 1881.

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £5,589 19/-.

The will was proved by John Ambler of Manningham (worsted spinner), William Blackburn of Halifax (worsted spinner), and Christopher Tate Rhodes.

Elizabeth died 14th May 1906.

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 319] with grandson Ronald Ambler [1900] (aged 1 day) 

Ambler, Herbert
[1870-1944] Born in West Vale.

He was a coachman (domestic) [1901] / a chauffeur [1911].

In 1895, he married Mary Hannah Earnshaw [1869-19??] in Halifax.


Mary was born in Holmfirth
 

Children:

  1. Evelyn [1896-17th December 1943] who was a worsted spinner [1911], & never married
  2. John Thomas

The family lived at

  • Stainland Road, West Vale, Greetland [1901]
  • 72 Stainland Road, West Vale, Greetland [1911]
  • 9 Queen Street, West Vale, Halifax [1916]
  • 12 High Street, West Vale [1939]

Mary Hannah died 17th December 1937.

Herbert died 13th August 1944.

Members of the family were buried at St Thomas's Church, Greetland

Ambler, Isaac Jacob
[1816-1885] Son of Tate Ambler.

He was an overlooker at worsted mill [1861].

In [Q4] 1843, he (possibly) married Jane Gledhill in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Maria [1848-1865]
  2. Henry Tate [1851-1872]

The children were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 321]

Ambler, J.
[18??-19??] Table cover manufacturer at 6A Cheapside, Halifax [1905]

Ambler, James
[1839-1901] Son of John Ambler.

Born in Warley.

He was a worsted spinner employing 320 hands [1881] / a worsted spinner [1885] / partner in John Ambler & Son Limited.

In [Q1] 1863, he married Emma Jane Webster in Halifax.


Emma Jane was the daughter of Samuel Webster
 

Children:

  1. Edith [b 1863] who married Frank Herbert Walker
  2. John [1866-1929] who was a worsted spinner [1901]
  3. Jessie [1868-1898] who married William Highley
  4. Annie [1871-1946] who never married
  5. Elizabeth [b 1872]
  6. Mary [1875-1935]

The family lived at Glen Royde, Warley [1881, 1885, 1901].

James died 5th June 1901.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £39,493 16/-.

Probate was granted to his widow Emma Jane, and son John.

Emma Jane died 28th May 1930.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £20,368 19/3d

[Resworn £18,826 3/6d].

Administration was granted to her daughters Edith and Annie

Ambler, James Pearson
[18??-18??] Halifax attorney. Recorded in 1850 at Southgate, Halifax

Ambler, Joe
[1886-1954] He was a cloth finisher with Casson & Brown, Commercial Street, Elland [1914] / a member of the Ancient Order of Foresters / a woollen mill engine tenter [1939].

On 21st December 1912, he married Caroline [1890-1955] at St John the Evangelist, West Vale.


Caroline was Ann Caroline Crowther. At some point, she dropped the Ann and carried on as Caroline
 

Children:

  1. George Norman

The family lived at 29 Coronation Street, Elland [1939].

Son George Norman died in World War I.

Joe died 10th June 1954 (aged 68).

Caroline died 12th September 1955 (aged 65).

Members of the family were buried at St Thomas's Church, Greetland [G 30]

Ambler, John
[16??-1???] He was Constable of Northowram [1687]

Ambler, John
[16??-1732] Of Shibden Head.

He married Anne [1???-1736].

Children:

  1. John [1697-1707]
  2. Mary [1703-1707]

The Northowram Register records


the deaths from smallpox of their son John who died 14th July 1707 aged ten years, and their daughter Mary who died 2 weeks later on 28th July 1707 aged 4½ years
 

Ambler, John
[17??-18??] A Sunday school teacher of Ovenden.

He was interviewed at a public meeting at the Friendly Inn, Ovenden during Crabtree's Tour of Calder Dale of 1832. He described his observations of his Sunday school scholars who worked in the mills, and related the circumstances of a young girl

who was struck by her overlooker, and as the girl was running away from him, her clog fell off, and the overlooker took it up and struck the girl on the head and cut it very severely

and when the constable attempted to deliver a warrant which the girl's parents had obtained against the master, the parents were told that

if they persisted, the master would speak to the father's employer and get him turned out of work

Ambler, John
[1796-1885] He was a worsted spinner.

John and sons William and James were partners in John Ambler & Sons.

He was at Peel House Mill when the Plug Rioters attacked it [1842].

On 1st June 1829, he married (1) Hannah Isabella Priestley [1809-1835] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Mary [1831-1896] who married Luke Swallow Leyland
  2. William

On 14th September 1836, he married (2) Hannah Robertshaw [1812-1850].

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [1837-1912]
  2. Emma [1844-1904]
  3. James

The family lived at Peel House, Warley in the mid-19th century, and modified the building considerably.

John died at Peel House [16th January 1885].

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £1,489.

The will was proved by sons William and James.

Members of the family were buried at Illingworth Church: Hannah [7th December 1850]; John [21st January 1885]; daughter Mary [13th March 1896].

See Partners in Halifax Commercial Banking Company

Ambler, John
[18??-18??] A member of the Ambler family of Midgley & Warley. Worsted spinner and manufacturer at Peel House Mill, Luddenden [1845]

Ambler, John
[18??-18??] Professor of music, cigar merchant and beer retailer at Queensbury [1874]

Ambler, John
[1822-1864] Son of Tate Ambler.

He was a woolstapler employing 2 men [1861] / a woolstapler [1864] / partner in Ambler Brothers.

He never married.

He died after falling down a flight of steps [5th January 1864].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £1,500.

Letters of Administration were granted to his brother Henry.

John was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 321]

Ambler, John
[1833-1???] Son of Daniel Ambler, farmer.

He was a policeman [1859] / a farmer of 20 acres [1871] / a farmer of 18 acres [1881] / a farmer [1891].

On 8th September 1859, he married Margaret Shoesmith.


Margaret was the daughter of
Squire Shoesmith
 

Children:

  1. Fred
  2. Arthur [1865-1877]
  3. Jane [b 1867]
  4. Shoesmith [b 1869] who married [1890] either Grace Ellen Brier or Alice Ingham
  5. Thomas [b 1872]
  6. (possibly) Mary [b 1878]

The family lived at

  • Mixenden Fields, Mixenden [1871, 1881]
  • Mixenden Fields Farm, Mixenden [1891]

Ambler, John
[1861-19??] Born in Halifax.

He was a maker up & picker (worsted mill) [1881] / a lamp lighter [1891] / an electricity works stoker [1901] / a labourer. ash trimmer (electricity works) [1911].

He married Mary Jane [1862-19??].


The marriage was either to Mary Jane Ibbetson [in 1880] or to Mary Jane Pitchforth [in 1879]
 

Children:

  1. Edith [b 1882] who was a cax?? breaker (cotton mill) [1901]
  2. Emma J [b 1884]
  3. James J [b 1887] who was a baker's apprentice [1901]
  4. William
  5. George [b 1892]
  6. Mabel [b 1895] who was a card tenter [1911]
  7. Evelyn [b 1898] who was a splicer [1911]
  8. Arnold [b 1900]
  9. Ivy [b 1901]

The family lived at

  • 41 Back Rhodes Street, Halifax [1881]
  • 60 Hanson Lane, Halifax [1891]
  • 6 Woolpack Yard, Woolshops [1901, 1911]
  • 22 Shroggs Vue Terrace, Pellon Lane, Halifax

Ambler, John
[1868-1936] Born in Halifax.

He was a commercial traveller [1897, 1900].

On 10th June 1897, he married Florence Mary Horner in Halifax.


Florence Mary was the daughter of
Charles Horner
 

Children:

  1. Ronald [11th January 1900] who died aged 1 day & was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery with his Ambler grandparents

John died in 1936.

Florence Mary died in Apperley Bridge [26th June 1943].

In her will, she left £4717 9/3d to her brother Francis

Ambler, John Thomas
[1899-1916] Son of Herbert Ambler.

He was a part time worsted doffer [1911] / an employee of E. Lumby & Son & Wood Limited.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 13th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He was killed by a shell which exploded in his trench [30th April 1916] (aged 17).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [13th May 1916].

He was buried at Dartmoor Cemetery, Becordel-Becourt, France [Grave Ref I D 29].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Clay House, Greetland

Ambler, Joseph
[1852-19??] Born in Northowram.

He was innkeeper at the Friendly, Catherine Slack [1894] / innkeeper at the Stocks Arms, Northowram [1911].

In [Q3] 1883, he married Maria McGowan [1856-19??] in Halifax.


Maria was born in Halifax
 

Ambler, Joshua
[1885-1959] Born in Halifax.

He was a brick maker [1908].

On 12th December 1908, he married Edith Hollas at St Thomas's Church, Claremount


Edith was the daughter of
William Riley Hollas
 

Children:

  1. Annie [b 1910]

Ambler, Lawrence
[15??-16??] Minister at Cross Stone [1607]

Ambler, Peter
[1600-1708] Of Shelf.

Died at the age of 108 [3rd December 1708].

See Longevity

Ambler, Peter
[17??-1???]

He married Hannah Crossley.

Children:

  1. Sarah [1753-1834] who married Robert Woodhead

Ambler, Robert
[1???-18??] He was at Peel House Mill, Luddenden [1835].

He married Unknown [1???-1835].

Ambler, Rose Emma
[18??-18??] A Halifax mill girl.

In June 1893, she brought a breach of promise action against Edwin Harrison of Elland. Harrison had served in India and had been stricken down with fever. Ambler visited him in hospital, and they became engaged. A child was born, but Harrison married the daughter of an hotel keeper in Elland. The jury awarded Ambler £50 damages

Ambler, Ruth
[19??-1991] Daughter of Sam Ambler.

Born in Bradford.

She married Emerson Lyman Fisher-Smith When her husband was involved in film-making in the 1930s, she appeared in some of the films. Some with Reginald Gardener.

She divorced her husband & married a fashion photographer, Geoff Morris.

Children:

  1. Bill

In 1938, the family – plus Norah Widdop, the child's nurse – sailed for the USA.

Ruth died in California

Ambler, Sam
[1???-1???] Son of Edward Binks Ambler.

He married Emily Beatrice Sharp.

Children:

  1. Ruth

Ambler, Samuel
[1873-1915] Son of Abraham Ambler.

Born 9th September 1873.

He was a labourer [1895].

On 14th September 1895, he married Jane Holt in Halifax.


Jane was the daughter of Herbert Holt
 

Children:

  1. child
  2. child
  3. child
  4. child

The couple died in Halifax: Samuel [27th December 1915]; Jane [] (aged 1959) 

Ambler, Seth
[18??-18??] Landlord of the Noah's Ark, Ovenden [1860].

In March 1859, he was fined 30/- for allowing dart-playing in the house.

In January 1860, he was fined 47/6d for allowing card-playing.

In May 1860, he was fined £5 8/6d for allowing dice-playing.

In December 1860, he was charged with permitting dice playing in his house and premises. Police Officer Barrett said he found about a dozen men in the house playing dice for ale. Two men appeared for Ambler, and swore that they were in the company and that there was no gambling at all. Barrett said he had heard the rattling of the dice for 10 minutes before he entered the house. He was fined £5 plus 8/6d costs

Ambler, Squire
[1857-19??] Son of George Ambler.

Born in Clayton / Shelf / Halifax.

He was a painter [1881] / a house painter [1891, 1901, 1911].

He married (1) Elizabeth [1855-1892].


Elizabeth was born in Shipley
 

Children:

  1. Edith [b 1882] who was a worsted twister [1901], a reeler (worsted mill) [1911]

Elizabeth died in Halifax [Q1 1892] (aged 38).

In [Q2] 1893, he married (2) Jane Tindall [1864-19??] in Halifax.


Jane was born in Hipperholme
 

Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. child who died young [before 1911]
  3. Clara [b 1894] who was a mender (worsted mill) [1911]

The family lived at

  • Dean Stones, Northowram [1881]
  • Long Lover, Shelf [1891]
  • Sunderland's Buildings, Shelf [1901]
  • 11 Stock, Lower Shelf [1911]

Ambler, Stephen
[17??-17??] He was Constable of Northowram [1734]

Ambler, Stephen
[1813-1881] Born in Ovenden.

He was a weaver [1834, 1841] / a power loom weaver worsted [1851] / a farmer of 9 acres of land [1861] / farmer of 10 acres & beer seller at the Moor Cock, Ovenden [1871] / farmer 9 acres & beerseller at the Brewers' Arms, Mount Tabor [1881]

In 1834, he married Harriet Skelton [1816-1878] at Halifax Parish Church.


Harriet came from Ovenden

She was a hand weaver worsted [1851]

 

Children:

  1. Isaac [b 1835] who was a servant [1851]
  2. Mary [b 1837] who was a spinner worsted [1851], a worsted weaver [1861, 1871]

The family lived at

  • Mixenden Fields, Ovenden [1841]
  • Mixenden Lane, Ovenden [1851]
  • Parsil Beds, Ovenden [1861]

Living with them [in 1871] was grandson Fred Ambler [aged 10] (worsted mill hand).

Living with the widowed Stephen [in 1881] were grandson Fred Ambler [aged 20] (cartwright's apprentice) and 1 lodger.

Stephen died 9th September 1881.

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £142.

Executors were Jacob Town (wheelwright), Jonathan Sutcliffe (brewery man), and James Hooson (quarryman) 

Ambler, Tate
[1793-1848] From Bingley.

He was a worsted spinner [1841].

On 6th October 1813, he married Frances Morley [1795-1867] at All Saints' Church, Bingley.


Frances came from Bingley
 

Children:

  1. Henry
  2. Isaac Jacob
  3. Charles
  4. John
  5. Maria [1825-1846]
  6. Eliza [1829-1899]

The family lived at

  • New Road, Sowerby Bridge [1841]
  • Glen, (near Pellon) Halifax [1861, 1867]

In 1861, the widowed Frances was a farmer of 9 acres at Glen.

Frances died 30th January 1867.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at under £1,000.

Letters of Administration were granted to son Henry.

Frances was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 321]

Ambler, Tom
[1846-1896] Woolcomber. Partner in Ackroyd & Ambler.

He is mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1896

Ambler, William
[1???-1546] Of Northowram.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Johan who married (1) Richarde Nychols and (2) Richard Heliwell
  2. Agnes who married (1) John Sharpe
  3. Isabell who married (1) Robert Sutclif and (2) Richard Northend
  4. Margaret who married John Wode

His will is recorded in Volume 2 [1545-1559] of E. W. Crossley's book Halifax Wills

Ambler, William
[18??-18??] Of Ovenden.

He was a worsted spinner / President of the St James's Club, Halifax [1868]

Ambler, William
[18??-18??] Grocer, postmaster and parochial constable at Rastrick [1864].

He gave evidence at the trial of Mary Ann Dyson

Ambler, William
[1833-1901] JP.

Son of John Ambler.

Born in Halifax.

He was a worsted manufacturer [1871] / a worsted spinner [1881, 1885].

He was one of the people to whom J. R. Smith dedicated one of his prints.

On 15th June 1859, he married (1) Sarah Ann Murgatroyd at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah Ann was the daughter of John Murgatroyd
 

Sarah Ann died in 1861.

In [Q4] 1861, he married (2) Annie Taylor [1840-1905] in Halifax.


Annie was born in Mixenden
 

They lived at

He died 21st November 1901.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £51,691 13/-.

Probate was granted to Frederick Ellis Wayman, Charles Herbert Baines, and William John Barton.

Annie died at Harrogate [11th October 1905].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £4,071 7/6d.

Probate was granted to Charles Herbert Baines, William John Barton, and, and Frederick Ellis Wayman

Ambler, William
[1879-19???] Son of Charles Ambler, flag dresser.

He was an iron works labourer, of Holbrook [1903].

On 15th September 1903, he married Sarah Hannah Craghill [1876-19??] at Coley Church.


Sarah Hannah, of Coley, was the daughter of Thomas Craghill, farmer
 

Ambler, William
[1890-1916] Son of John Ambler.

He worked for Riley & Gleadhall, fish friers.

He was a well-known news vendor [1911] with a stand outside the Palace Theatre.

He lived at 22 Shroggs View Terrace, Pellon.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was reported missing and assumed to have died in a failed attack on Schwaben Redoubt [3rd September 1916] (aged 26).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [28th October 1916].

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [Grave Ref 6A & 6B], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Roll of Honour at Northgate End Chapel, Halifax, and on the Halifax Parish Church Church Members (WWI) Memorial

Ambler, Willie
[19??-19??] Born in Halifax.

In [Q2] 1929, he married Delia Elizabeth Goodyear in Halifax.


Delia Elizabeth was the daughter of
Fred Goodyear
 

Children:

  1. Muriel [b 1929]

 

The Ambler family of Midgley & Warley
See John Ambler and Peel House Mill

The Ambler family of Ovenden

The Ambler Family of Queensbury
The family – including William Awmbler - lived at Ambler House.

The name Ambler Thorn comes from their surname

Ambler surname
Recorded in the 14th century.

The name may be derived from any of several possible sources:

The spelling Awmbler is also recorded, as in William Awmbler of Ambler Thorn

There are over 50 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ambler, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Ambler:


Marriages 1846, 1861, 1907, 1939; Death 1855
 



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