Alderson ...



The entries for people & families with the surname Alderson are gathered together in this SideTrack.

This Page does not include people with other forms of the surname.

The individuals listed are not necessarily related to each other.


Arthur Alderson [1854-1???]
Benjamin Alderson [18??-18??]
Benjamin Alderson [1845-19??]
Eli Alderson [1811-1880]
Eric Alderson [19??-19??]
Ewart Alderson [1889-1917]
Frank Alderson [1882-19??]
Fred Alderson [1855-1930]
James Alderson [16??-17??]
James Alderson [18??-19??]
James Alderson [1864-19??]
John Alderson [17??-17??]
John Alderson [1745-1???]
John Alderson [18??-18??]
John Alderson [1807-1884]
John Alderson [1816-1883]
John Alderson [1869-1???]
Joseph Alderson [1829-1896]
Joshua Alderson [1772-1???]
Mary Alderson [1768-1794]
Priestley Alderson [1855-1909]
Richard Alderson [1806-1841]
Richard Alderson [1863-1896]
Rev Richard Alderson [1877-19??]
Thomas Alderson [1???-17??]
Thomas Alderson [1834-1902]
Thomas Alderson [1896-1917]
William Alderson [1897-1918]


Alderson, Arthur
[1854-1???] Son of Benjamin Alderson.

He was a partner in the family business – B. Alderson & Sons.

He took over the business of Richard Jessop. He had business as an art furniture manufacturer at 25 Union Street and Thomas Street, Halifax.

He gave lessons in the production of ornamental furniture.

The business later became Vost & Fisher

Alderson, Benjamin
[18??-18??] Around 1865, he established the business at Lord Street, Halifax, and later at Weymouth Street, Halifax, which became B. Alderson & Sons. In 1874, he was listed as a confectioner at 62 St James's Road and a mattress maker at Back Lord Street.

He was joined in business by his sons, Arthur and Priestley.

In [Q3] 1852, he married Rachel Priestley in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Arthur and
  2. Priestley
  3. (possibly) Ann who married Arnold Francis Bradbury

Alderson, Benjamin
[1845-19??] Son of John Alderson, setting machine tender.

Born in Norwood Green.

He was a setting machine tender of Cleckheaton [1868] / a machine setter [1871] / a wire card maker [1881] / a card setting machine tenter [1891] / a scribbling machine card maker [1901] / a card maker [1911].

In 1868, he married Sophia Holroyd [1847-19??] at Birstall.


Sophia, of Cleckheaton, was born in Birstal, the daughter of Richard Holroyd, banksman
 

Children:

  1. Charles Clifford [b 1869] who was a card setting machine tenter [1891]
  2. Herbert Holroyd [b 1871] who was a blacksmith [1891], served in the Boer War, was a  sergeant farrier [World War I]
  3. Rawdon [b 1873] who was a mechanic tool maker [1891], served in the Boer War, was a sergeant instructor in a school [World War I]
  4. Sarah [b 1876]
  5. Harold [b 1879] who was, served in the Boer War, was a sergeant in the mounted military police [World War I]
  6. Ben [b 1883] who served in the Boer War, was a sergeant dispatch rider [World War I]
  7. Ewart

The family lived at

  • Carmelite Street, York [1871]
  • 28 Sterling Street, Halifax [1881, 1891]
  • 32 Stirling Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 6 Swires Terrace, Halifax [1911]

Alderson, Eli
[1811-1880] Son of William Alderson, farmer.

Born in Warley.

He was a joiner [1849] / a timber merchant [1858] / a timber merchant and wheelwright [1861] / a carpenter [1861] / innkeeper at the Anchor & Shuttle, Luddendenfoot [1861] / a trustee of the Luddendenfoot Industrial Co-operative Society [1860].

On 4th April 1849, he married (1) Martha Spencer at Halifax Parish Church.


Martha was the daughter of James Spencer, grocer
 

He was a widower by 1858.

On 8th March 1858, he married (2) Mary Ann at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary Ann was the daughter of John Titterington. and widow of Ellis Greenwood
 

Alderson, Eric
[19??-19??] In 1931, he and his brothers, Claude and Lionel Alderson, established Reliance Hosiery (Halifax) Limited

Alderson, Ewart
[1889-1917] Son of Benjamin Alderson.

Born in Halifax.

He lived at 82 Lister Lane, Halifax.

He was employed by Halifax Co-operative Society / a prison warder in Shanghai, China [1912-1916].

During World War I, he enlisted [1916], and served as a Sergeant with the 24th Battalion London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers).

He was killed in action [30th April 1917] (aged 27).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [Grave Ref 3], and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Alderson, Frank
[1882-19??] Son of Fred Alderson.

He was a plumber of Market Street, Hebden Bridge [1907]

On 2nd April 1907, he married Mary Elizabeth Shackleton [1884-19??] at Holy Trinity, Thurgoland, Yorkshire.


Mary Elizabeth, of Ivy Bank, Charlestown, Hebden Bridge, was the daughter of John Shackleton, fustian cutter
 

Alderson, Fred
[1855-1930] Son of Jonas Alderson, plumber.

He was a plumber [1881] / a plumber & glazier [1891] / a plumber [1901] / a master plumber [1911].

On 10th October 1881, he married Alice Ann Heyhirst.


Alice Ann was the daughter of
Alfred Heyhirst
 

Children:

  1. Frank
  2. Albert [b 1884]
  3. Edith Mary [b 1889] who married George William English
  4. Grace Hannah [b 1893] who married Edker Midgley
  5. Effie / Euphemia [b 1895]

The family lived at

  • Burnley Road, Warley [1891]
  • King Street, Hebden Bridge [1901]
  • 80 Market Street, Hebden Bridge [1911]

Living with them [in 1911] were mother-in-law Grace Heyhirst [b 1830] daughter Edith Mary & her husband George William English.

Fred died in 1930 (aged 74).

Alice Ann died in 1933 (aged 73) 

Alderson, James
[16??-17??] Woolstapler.

He lived at Bull Close Lane, Halifax.

In 1731, he bought Norland Upper Hall from the Taylors

Alderson, James
[18??-19??] He went into partnership with James Alderson at Lower Brear Brewery.

After the partnership was dissolved, he established the brewery James Alderson & Company Limited.

He lived at Shibden Grange [1905]

Alderson, James
[1864-19??] Born in Midgley.

He was a plumber / a gas meter inspector [1901].

In [Q2] 1897, he married Edith Hannah (Annie) Burke [1877-1947] in Halifax.


Edith was born in Midgley.

She was widowed & a charwoman [1911]

 

Children:

  1. William
  2. Sarah Alice [b Q3/1899]
  3. Dorothy [b 1902]

The family lived at

  • 130 Burnley Road, Luddendenfoot [1901]
  • 1 Shepherd House, Luddendenfoot [1911]

On 18th May 1901, he was sentenced to 1 month's hard labour or 41/5d for assaulting a female.

He died between 1901 & 1911.

In [Q1] 1912, Edith Annie married (2) Robert Charles Heron [1885-1966] in Halifax.

They lived at 6 Sutcliffe Buildings, Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge [1916]

Alderson, John
[17??-17??] He was recorded as
Churchwarden at Warley [1748]

Alderson, John
[1745-1???] He married Dorothy [17??-1???].

Children:

  1. Thomas [b 1770]
  2. Joshua
  3. Margaret [b 1776]
  4. John [b 1777]

The family lived at Backhold Royd Farm, Siddal.

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram

Alderson, John
[18??-18??] Around 1865, he established the company which became B. Alderson & Sons at St James's Road, Halifax.

In 1874, he was listed as a mattress maker at 25 St James's Road

Alderson, John
[1807-1884] Son of Joshua Alderson.

Baptised on 7th February 1808.

He was a labourer of Southowram [1832] / a farmer of 17 acres [1851] / a farmer of 15 acres [1871].

On 25th March 1832, he married Maria Gledhill [1804-1884].

Children:

  1. Grace [b 1832]
  2. Thomas
  3. Rachel [b 1836]
  4. Sarah [1837-23rd January 1919] who married Thomas Jennings
  5. John [1841-12th June 1867] who was buried with his parents
  6. Joseph [b 1842]
  7. Abraham [b 1844]
  8. Isaac [b 1847]

The family lived at

John died 6th August 1884 (aged 76).

Maria died 12th November 1884 (aged 80).

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: F-O4]

Alderson, John
[1816-1883] Born in Halifax.

In 1861, he was landlord of the Temperance Hotel, Halifax – which was then known as the Temperance Commercial Hotel, Halifax.

The family lived at Parkinson Lane, Halifax [1872, 1883].

He married Elizabeth [1810-1872].

Elizabeth died 26th November 1872 (aged 62).

John died 20th December 1883 (aged 67).

The couple were buried at Christ Church, Pellon [Grave Ref: 1 N 18]

Alderson, John
[1869-1???] Son of Thomas Alderson, farmer.

Born in Halifax.

He was a farmer of Upper Clipstone, Siddal [1894] / a farmer (own account) [1901] / a farmer [1911].

In 1894, he married Emma Jane Fry [1870-1???] at All Saints' Church, Dudwell.


Emma Jane, of New Lane, Siddal, was born in Halifax, the daughter of Thomas Fry, drayman
 

Children:

  1. Thomas
  2. Joseph [b 1901]
  3. John [b 1905]
  4. Mary [b 1908]

The family lived at Backhold Royd, Siddal [1901, 1911]

Alderson, Joseph
[1829-1896] Son of Richard Alderson.

Born in Warley.

He was a wool washer [1871] / a farmer of 10 acres [1881] / landlord of the T' Cat i' th' Well, Luddenden Dean [1891, 1894]

On 25th December 1851, he married Hannah Foulds [1831-1916] in Halifax.


Hannah was born in Warley
 

Children:

  1. Mary [1853-1919] who never married
  2. Emma [1856-1931] who married [1884] James Binns
  3. Ellen [b 1857]
  4. Grace [1859-1945] who married Joshua Shackleton
  5. Agnes [1861-1928] who married [1885] James Brook
  6. Alice [b 1864]
  7. Martha Hannah [1866-1933] who married [1902] Fred Lees

The children were born in Warley.

The family lived at

  • Throstle Bower [1861]
  • Spring Mill, Warley [1871]
  • Moor Bottom, Warley [1881]

Joseph died at T' Cat i' th' Well [October 1896].

After his death, his daughter Grace & her husband Joshua Shackleton took over at T' Cat i' th' Well [1905]

Alderson, Joshua
[1772-1???] Son of John Alderson.

He (possibly) married Rachel.

Children:

  1. John

The family lived at Backhold Royd Farm, Siddal

Alderson, Mary
[1768-1794] Born in Hambleton, Lancashire. Daughter of Agnes [née Bickerstaffe] and Rev Christopher Westby Alderson.

She married Rowland Ramsden

Alderson, Priestley
[1855-1909] Son of Benjamin Alderson.

Born in Halifax.

He was a partner in the family business – B. Alderson & Sons.

He became a bicycle manufacturer at 33 Briggate, Brighouse. He supplied the 33rd Duke of Wellington's Own Regiment with the Flying Dutchman cycle in 1898.

In November 1904, he was declared bankrupt.

In 1905, he was recorded as a bedstead manufacturer at George Street [Halifax?] and living at 43 St Mary Street, King Cross.

He was a Freemason / Master of De Warren [No 1302] Masonic Lodge [1896/7]

In 1876, he married Emma Jane Hartwell in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Florence [b 1878]
  2. Lewis [b 1889]

The family lived at

Priestley died at West Parade [24th March 1909] (aged 53).

He was buried at Stoney Royd Cemetery

Alderson, Richard
[1806-1841] Born in Midgley [6th March 1806].

On 21st February 1825, he married Agnes Akeroyd [1803-1875] in Halifax.


Agnes was born in Midgley
 

Children:

The couple died in Warley

Alderson, Richard
[1863-1896] Beer retailer at the Abbey Inn, Halifax [1896].

In 1885, he married Emily Boocock in Halifax.

They are mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1896

Alderson, Rev Richard
[1877-19??] From Canada. He served in Vancouver and British Columbia, and was Rural Dean of Armstrong BC before becoming Vicar of St John the Evangelist, West Vale [1925-1930]. In 1930, he was appointed vicar of Pickhill, Thirsk. He subsequently served as Rector of Sawley [1936], Perpetual Curate of Arkengarthdale [1936-1943], Vicar of North Stainley [1943-50], and Rector of Wycliffe with Hutton Magna [1950-54]

Alderson, Thomas
[1???-17??] MA.

Vicar of Elland [1734].

During the Archbishop's visitation to Ealand Chappel in June 1744, there was a case brought

the office of the judge against Thomas Alderson clerk and curate there for neglecting his cure and not residing there

Alderson, Thomas
[1834-1902] Son of John Alderson.

He was a cart driver [1871] / a farmer of 17 acres [1881].

In 1855, he married Mary Parkinson [1834-1902] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Emma [b 1856] who married Richard Ellis
  2. Edwin [1859-8th May 1873] who was buried with his parents
  3. Harriet [b 1860] who married Robert Heaton
  4. Maria [b 1865] who married Josiah Denton
  5. John
  6. Elizabeth [b 1871]

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1901] was their widowed daughter Maria

Thomas died 8th March 1902 (aged 67).

Mary died 18th May 1902 (aged 68).

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: R-E1D]

Alderson, Thomas
[1896-1917] Son of John Alderson.

Born in Halifax.

He was a member of the St Mark's Parish Church, Siddal / employed on the family farm at Siddal [1901] / employed by Joseph Morton Limited.

During World War I, he enlisted [October 1915], and served as a Gunner with the 99th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery.

He died in hospital following a German gas attack [17th July 1917] (aged 21).

He was buried at Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref I D 12], and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Alderson, William
[1897-1918] Son of James Alderson.

Born in Luddendenfoot.

He was a woollen spinning frame doffer [1911] / employed at Mitchell's cotton mill.

He lived at 6 Sutcliffe Buildings, Sowerby Bridge.

During World War I, he enlisted at the age of 17, and served as a Bombardier with the 12th Trench Mortar Battery Royal Field Artillery.

He was killed in his billet by an enemy shell [25th May 1918].

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [8th June 1918].

He was buried at Mailly Wood Cemetery, Mailly-Maillet, France [Grave Ref II N 12].

He is remembered on Luddendenfoot War Memorial

 

Alderson surname
There are over 20 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Alderson, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Alderson:


Marriage 1905
 



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