Berry ...



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

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

Since there are many people with this surname, it is possible that there are duplicate entries for an individual. If you discover any duplicates, please email me and I shall correct them.


Berry, MrRef 151-4901
[1???-1???] He married Mary Elizabeth Dean.


Mary Elizabeth was the daughter of
Septimus Dean
 

Children:

  1. Norman Dean

Berry, MrsRef 151-898
[17??-18??] A member of the Staveley family. She gave land for St John the Evangelist, Bradshaw

Berry, AbrahamRef 151-51
[1841-1909] Son of David Berry.

Born in Halifax.

He was a printer compositor [1881] / a letterpress printer [1891] / a printer compositor [1901].

He married Jane [1849-1???].


Jane was born in Manchester
 

Children:

  1. Helen / Ellen [b 1881] who was an underclothing machinist [1901]
  2. Annie Elizabeth [b 1883] who was an underclothing machinist [1901]
  3. John William who died 22nd November 1887 (aged 16 months), & was buried with his Berry grandparents at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 1755]

The family lived at

  • Back Thorn Tree View, Halifax [1881]
  • 14 Hawthorn Terrace, Halifax [1891]
  • 18 Pear Street, Halifax [1901]

An Abraham Berry died in Halifax [Q2 1909] (aged 68) 

Berry, AbrahamRef 151-2307
[18??-18??] Worsted spinner at Shaw Mill, Mixenden [1845]

Berry, AbrahamRef 151-9760
[1848-1???] Son of John Berry.

Partner in Berry Brothers

Berry, AlbertRef 151-463
[19??-] He was Mayor of Calderdale [1988-1989] and Mayor of Halifax [1970-1971]

Berry, AlfredRef 151-40
[1862-19??] Son of Edward Berry, labourer.

Born in Greetland.

He was a labourer of The Green, Skircoat [1883] / a machine painter [1891] / a wringing machine maker's labourer [1901] / a waggon repairer [1911].

In 1883, he married Clara Kitson [1862-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Clara of The Green, Skircoat, was born in Skircoat Green, the daughter of Joseph Kitson [b 1826], grocer
 

Children:

  1. Albert [1890-1892]
  2. Mary Alice [b 1893] who married William Roberts
  3. Percy [b 1895] who was a cotton piecer [1911]
  4. Norman

The family lived at

  • 8 Hobhouses, Halifax [1891]
  • 11 Hob Houses, Halifax [1901]
  • 2 Malt Shovel Yard, Halifax [1917]

By 1911, Clara & Alfred may have separated:

  • Clara and her sons were living as boarders with widower Alfred Huggan at 3 Battinson Place, Bank Top, Southowram.

    By 1917, they were living at 2 Blaithroyd Lane, Southowram

  • Alfred was living at 13 Prospect Place, Halifax

Berry, ArthurRef 151-7
[1898-1917] MM.

Son of Leonard Berry.

Born in Ripponden.

He was a member of Zion Congregational Church, Ripponden / a cotton piecer [1911] / a blacksmith's striker.

During World War I, he enlisted on his 18th birthday [13th October 1915], and served as a Gunner with the 38th Trench Mortar Battery Royal Garrison Artillery.

He was sent to France [January 1916].

On 23rd August 1916, he was awarded the Military Medal for rescuing wounded under fire.

His photograph appears with a report of his story in the Halifax Courier [26th August 1916].

He was wounded in action [9th June 1917].

He was killed in action [22nd September 1917] (aged 20).

He was buried at Ration Farm Military Cemetery, La Chapelle-d'Armentières, France [Grave Ref IV A 6].

He is remembered on Ripponden War Memorial, and on the Roll of Honour at Zion Congregational Church, Ripponden.

His brother Arthur also died in the War

Berry, BenjaminRef 151-1607
[1???-19??] He was a Director of the Ripponden Commercial Company [1949]

Berry, BenjaminRef 151-8360
[1842-1???] Son of John Berry.

Partner in Berry Brothers

Berry, BenjaminRef 151-3552
[1847-1913] Born on 2nd March 1847.

He was Treasurer of the Ripponden Co-operative Society [1880-1909].

On 1st January 1867, he married Sarah Howarth in Elland

Children:

  1. Ellen [1869-1932] who married Frederick Bateson

Berry, BenjaminRef 151-15
[1850-1888] He was a green grocer [1881] / landlord of the Railway Hotel, Ripponden [1888].

On 9th July 1871, he married Rachel Normanton [1851-1928] at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Emily [1875-1956] who was a cotton reeler [1891]
  2. Sarah [1878-1956]
  3. Thomas [1880-1881]
  4. Grace Ann [1885-1958]
  5. Benjamin [1885-1965]
  6. Lily [1887-1890]

The family lived at Old Bank Bottom, Ripponden [1881].

Benjamin died at the Railway Hotel [9th May 1888].

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £42 10/-.

The will was proved by his widow Rachel.

Rachel took over at the Railway Hotel [1888-1906].

In 1893, she married Thomas Abson.

Berry, CarolineRef 151-522
[1849-1943] Daughter of James Thomas Berry.

She and her sister Emmaline went to live at 2 Poole Road, Bournemouth.

Caroline left £33,968 14/3 to Emmaline

She was buried at Heptonstall Church

Berry, CharlesRef 151-1596
[1855-1907] Son of Robert Berry.

Born in Norland.

He was a keen cricketer / an iron founder engineer [1871] / an engineer's tool maker [1881] / partner in Francis Berry & Sons [1890].

He took no part in the public affairs of Sowerby Bridge.

In 1880, he married Emily Kershaw [1856-19??].


Emily came from Horbury
 

Children:

  1. Eugene Charles Royale Robert / Roy [b 1881]
  2. Emily [b 1883]
  3. Dora [b 1886]
  4. Gertrude [b 1887]
  5. William [b 1889]

The family lived at

He died of pneumonia at Stradbrook Lodge [20th February 1907].

He was buried at Sowerby Bridge Cemetery

Berry, Clarence LeoRef 151-354
[1896-19??] He lived at Ewood House, Todmorden [1929].

In 19??, he married Dorothea.

Children:

  1. Mark Armytage Wade [b 1929]

Berry, ClementRef 151-11
[1889-1916] Son of Walter Berry.

He was a member of Brunswick Sunday School / a worsted bobbin setter [1901] / employed by Samuel Whitley & Company Limited at Hanson Lane Mills, Halifax [though his name does not appear on their War Memorial].

He left Halifax for Winnipeg, Canada [1907].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 16th Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force Manitoba Regiment.

2 of his brothers were also serving: Albert on HMS Minotaur and Ernest with the 3rd West Riding Regiment.

He was killed in action [5th June 1916] (aged 27).

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

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 25, 26, 28 & 30], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Brunswick United Methodist Free Chapel, Halifax

Berry, D.Ref 151-2784
[18??-1???] General grocer at Woolshops [1850] and 69 Heywood Place, Halifax [1881]

Berry, DanielRef 151-5
[1849-1896] He was a house decorator [1873].

On 21st December 1873, he married Sarah Leavy [1846-1901] at Bethnal Green.

Children:

  1. Daniel Thomas

Berry, Rev Daniel ThomasRef 151-1256
[1874-1936] Son of Daniel Berry.

Born in Bethnal Green [27th September 1874].

He was a house decorator [with his father 1891] / an evangelist [1901] / a Church army evangelist [1911] / Vicar of St John the Evangelist, West Vale [1936].

In 1910, he married Rosina Eliza Selman [1878-1955] in Bristol


Rosina Eliza was born in Barton Regis, the daughter of Eliza (née Garbutt) [1839-1924] & William Selman [1848-1919], an insurance agent
 

Daniel Thomas died in Halifax [2nd February 1936].

Rosina Eliza died in Halifax in 1955

Berry, DavidRef 151-50
[1814-1877] Born in Bishop Burton.

He was a grocer [1841] / a grocer & tea dealer [1851].

He married Mary Ann [1816-1907].


Mary Ann was born in London
 

Children:

  1. Abraham
  2. William [b 1843]

The family lived at

David died 30th January 1877 (aged 63).

Mary Ann died 25th April 1907 (aged 91).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 1755]

Berry, DavidRef 151-3
[1874-1942] Born in Wheatley.

He was an engineer [1898].

On 3rd September 1898, he married Mary Ann Hollas at Mount Pellon.


Mary Ann was the daughter of
Joseph Hollas
 

Children:

  1. Doris May [b 1898]
  2. Reginald [b 1904]
  3. Ronald [b 1910]
  4. Alice [b 1911]
  5. Mary [b 1913]

Berry, DixonRef 151-19
[1875-1916] Son of Emma & John Henry Dixon Berry of Rastrick.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 17th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died 2nd November 1916 (aged 41).

He was buried at Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras, France [Grave Ref I H 42].

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

Berry, EleanorRef 151-880
[1830-1891] Of York.

She married Joseph Dobson.

The couple moved to Halifax, accompanied by her brothers William Charles [born 1825] and Mark [born 1835], both of whom were confectioners.

Joseph Terry and George Berry established Terry & Berry which evolved into Terry's of York, the world-famous confectioners

Berry, ElizabethRef 151-39
[1784-1858] Daughter of Robert Berry.

She was born at Firth House Mill, Scammonden.

Baptised at St Bartholomew's, Dean Head [3rd October 1784].

She was housekeeper for her stepfather William Kenworthy at Mill Bank [1841].

She never married.

She died at Mill Bank [18th August 1858].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at under £450.

The will was proved by the executors nephew Francis and nephew James Hoyle (grocer).

She was buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Dean Head with her mother & stepfather

Berry, EmmalineRef 151-521
[1850-1943] Daughter of James Thomas Berry. She and her sister Caroline went to live at 2 Poole Road, Bournemouth.

She died at a nursing home there.

Probate records show that she left an estate valued at £246,484 11/-. Probate was granted to her Solicitor and Accountant

She was buried at Heptonstall Church

Berry, Eric WilliamRef 151-1
[1890-1918] Son of Ernest Wilfred Berry.

He was a member of Sowerby Bridge Primitive Methodist Chapel / a maker-up cotton [1911] / a toffee maker at Mackintosh's [1916].

In 1916, he married Mary Jane Frankland [1896-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary Jane, of Bolton Brow, Sowerby Bridge, was the daughter of William Frankland, boatman
 

They lived at Clifton Street, Sowerby Bridge [1916].

During World War I, he enlisted [February 1916], and served as a Private with the 8th Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers.

He was killed in action in the Balkans [19th September 1918] (aged 28).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [12th October 1918].

He was buried at Doiran Military Cemetery, Greece [Grave Ref I E 17].

He is remembered on the Memorial at John Mackintosh & Sons Limited.

In [Q1] 1920, Mary married (2) George Wharan in Halifax

Berry, ErnestRef 151-4
[1???-19??] In 1934, he married Laura Freeman in Halifax.


Laura was the daughter of
William Job Freeman
 

They had no children

Berry, ErnestRef 151-25
[1898-1916] Son of Josiah Berry.

Born in Rastrick.

He was a newsboy [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 4th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders.

He was killed in action [8th December 1916].

He was buried at Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont, France [Grave Ref II H 18].

He is remembered on Brighouse War Memorial, and on Rastrick War Memorial

Berry, Ernest WilfredRef 151-2
[1868-1???] Son of Robert Berry

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was a draughtsman [1889, 1891] / a machine maker pattern maker [1901] / a wood pattern maker [1911].

In 1889, he married Mary Hoyle [1869-1910] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary was the daughter of Samuel Hoyle, dyer
 

Children:

  1. Eric William
  2. Charles Louis [b 1892] who was a drying machine tenter woollen [1911]
  3. Frank Robert [b 1897] who was a bobbin setter worsted [1911]
  4. John Arnold [b 1899] who was a cop twister cotton [1911]
  5. Sarah Elizabeth [b 1902]

The family lived at

  • 25 Hope Street, Norland [1891]
  • 14 Greenups Terrace, Sowerby Bridge [1901]
  • 8 Gordon Street, Sowerby Bridge [1911]

Living with the widowed Ernest Wilfred [in 1911] was widowed Sarah Jane Turner [aged 49] (housekeeper) 

Berry, FrancisRef 151-1159
[1791-1857] Of Sowerby.

Son of Robert Berry.

Baptised at St Peter's Church, Sowerby [27th January 1791].

He was a moulder [1812].

In 1832, he established Francis Berry & Sons.

On 26th December 1811, he married Elizabeth Hooson [1789-1873] at Halifax Parish Church.


Elizabeth came from Norland
 

Children:

  1. Robert
  2. Ann [b 1818] who married James Waddington
  3. Francis

The family lived at

  • West End, Sowerby [1841]
  • West Street, Sowerby Bridge [1851]
  • 1 Caldervale House, Lower Gaukroger, Sowerby Bridge [1861]

Francis & Elizabeth were buried at Bolton Brow Wesleyan Chapel

Berry, FrancisRef 151-2768
[1823-1880] Son of Francis Berry.

Born in Sowerby Bridge [23rd May 1823].

He was an iron founder [1841, 1861] / a machine maker [1858] / a master engineers's tool master employing 143 hands [1871].

In 1844, he married Esther Wilson [1821-1894] from Norland.

Children:

  1. Mary [1845-1854]
  2. Harriet [b 1849]
  3. Henry
  4. George [b 1852]
  5. Walter [b 1855]
  6. Arthur [b 1857]
  7. Esther [1860-1923] who married Thomas Foxcroft Ridge

The family lived at

  • West Street, Sowerby Bridge [1841]
  • Prospect Place, Warley [1861]
  • Walton Street, Sowerby [1871]

Living with them [in 1871] was Francis's mother Elizabeth.

He died 25th April 1880.

Members of the family were buried at Bolton Brow Wesleyan Chapel. Probate records show that he left an estate valued at under £10,000.

See John Blackburn

Berry, FrancisRef 151-1594
[1842-1904] Son of Robert Berry.

Born in Norland.

He established Francis Berry & Sons [1832].

In 1869, he married Frances Alice Greenwood [1848-19??] in Halifax.


Frances Alice came from Rochdale
 

Children:

  1. Edith [b 1870]

The family lived at

Berry, Frank ArthurRef 151-20
[1889-1918] Son of Mary & Benjamin Berry of Brighouse.

He emigrated to Canada [1911].

In 1912, he married Sarah.

Children:

  1. Benjamin Francis
  2. Frank

They lived at 13 McDonald Street, St Catharines, Ontario.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 4th Battalion Canadian Infantry.

He died 22nd January 1918 (aged 29).

He was buried at Bully-Grenay Communal Cemetery, British Extension, France [Grave Ref IV G 5].

He is remembered on Brighouse War Memorial, and on Rastrick War Memorial

Berry, FredRef 151-972
[18??-19??] Tea dealer in Sowerby Bridge.

In 1895, he married Mary Emma Bottomley [1870-1902].

On 24th December 1902, Mary Emma's body was found in the dam of Ryburn Mill. At the inquest, the Jury returned a verdict of drowning, having thrown herself into the water whilst insane

Berry, FredRef 151-53
[1843-1914]

He married Harriet [1851-1897].

Children:

  1. Gertrude [3rd October 1875-17th February 1881]

Harriet died 11th November 1897 (aged 46).

Fred died 13th May 1914 (aged 71).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 201] with Fred's parents

Berry, FredRef 151-2551
[1879-1953] Born in Honley. He played the euphonium and was a conductor.

He played with many local brass bands before joining Clifton Band in 1910.

In 1924, he joined Brighouse & Rastrick Band as professional conductor until 1932 when William Halliwell took over Fred stayed as Bandmaster until 1944

Berry, FredRef 151-8
[1897-1917] Son of Hannah Mary & Jim Berry, a woollen yarn spinner, of Craven Terrace, Gomersal.

He worked for Firth's Carpets at Flush Mills, Heckmondwike.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 3rd May 1917 (aged 20).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [Grave Ref 6], on Firth's War Memorial, on Bailiff Bridge War Memorial and on the with the 7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) memorial in St Paul's Drill Hall, Huddersfield

Berry, George ArthurRef 151-4402
[1865-1894] Youngest son of James Thomas Berry.

He was a medical student at Owen College, Manchester University [1886] / a member of the Royal College of Surgeons / licensed at the Royal College of Physicians [14th February 1890].

He moved to Southport with his parents [before 1871].

He died in Southport.

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £53,222 12/8d to his mother, with whom he had been living. Probate lists in 1899 show that he left £158 10/11d to his sister Emmaline

Berry, George ArthurRef 151-33
[1884-1917] Born in Liversedge.

He was employed by Edward Foster & Son Limited at their Halifax brass works / a limelight operator at the Theatre Royal.

He married Unknown.

Children:

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

The family lived at 4 Shakespeare Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted [October 1916], and served as a Private with the 2nd/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed at Arras [16th April 1917] (aged 33).

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

Berry, HamanRef 151-259
[1860-1911] Born in Rastrick.

He was listed as having no occupation in he census of 1911. He died later that year.

In [Q1] 1888, he married Emma Chappell [1866-19??] from Horbury, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Rhoda [b 1887] who was a silk doubler [1911]
  2. Henry [b 1890] who was a general clerk [1911]
  3. John [b 1895] who was a gardener's labourer [1911]
  4. Phyllis [b 1906]

The family lived at Sun Dial, Brighouse [1911].

Living with them [in 1911] was mother-in-law Bessie Chappell [aged 75]

Berry, HansonRef 151-34
[18??-1902] He lived at 5 Holroyd Street, Halifax, or 2 Prince Street, Halifax.

He served as a Private in South Africa with the King's Royal Rifle Corps [from December 1899].

He died in the UK from pneumonia in 1902.

He is remembered on the Halifax Parish Church South African War Memorial, and on West View Park War Memorial

Berry, HaroldRef 151-21
[1894-1917] Son of Leonard Berry.

He was a member of Ebenezer Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Soyland / a member of Mill Bank N. U. Football Club / a cotton piecer [1911] / in Batley police force.

During World War I, he enlisted [5th August 1915], and served as a Private with the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards.

He died 4th March 1917 (aged 23).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [24th March 1917].

He was buried at Sailly-Saillisel British Cemetery, France [Grave Ref I G 3].

He is remembered on Ripponden War Memorial.

His brother Arthur also died in the War

Berry, HarryRef 151-791
[18??-19??] Partner in Binns & Berry Brothers Limited.

He lived at 121 Watkinson Road, Ovenden

Berry, HenryRef 151-46
[1823-1???] Born in Rastrick.

He was a stone miner [1871].

In 1831, he married Ellen.


Ellen was born in Rastrick
 

Children:

  1. Fenton [b 1851] who was a joiner [1871]
  2. Martha A. [b 1853] who was a factory hand [1871]
  3. Lydia [b 1858] who married (1) John Anderson & (2) John Dearden
  4. Firth [b 1861]
  5. Anny [b 1866]

The family lived at White Horse Buildings, Rastrick [1871]

Berry, HenryRef 151-36
[1838-1882] He was a blacksmith [1871] / beer seller at the Shepherds' Rest, Sowerby [1872-1882].

In October 1864, he married Susey Hellowell in Halifax.


Susey was the daughter of James Hellowell
 

They lived at New Barton, Hubberton.

Henry died 23rd June 1882.

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £40.

Probate was granted to his widow Susey.

Susey took over at the Shepherds' Rest [1882-1898].

Susey died 20th May 1898.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £24 1/11d.

Administration was granted to her brother David.

After her death, John William Holmes took over at the Shepherds' Rest

Berry, HenryRef 151-685
[1851-1???] MSME, MISI.

Son of Francis Berry.

Born in Sowerby Bridge [18th March 1853].

He was educated at a private school in Halifax / a hydraulic engineer / Chairman & MD of Henry Berry & Company Limited, Leeds / a member of the Society of Mechanical Engineers / a member of the Iron & Steel Institute / a Fellow of the Imperial Institute.

In 1878, he married Sarah Ann Sutcliffe.


Sarah Ann was the daughter of William Sutcliffe
 

Berry, HenryRef 151-32
[1888-1917] Born in Longwood.

He lived at 6 George Street, Elland.

During World War I, he enlisted with the 11th Battalion Hussars, then served as a Lance Corporal with the 9th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment.

He was killed at Passchendaele [22nd September 1917].

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 52-54 & 162A], on Elland War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Providence Congregational Church, Elland

Berry, Herbert EdwardRef 151-38
[1874-1906]

In 1901, he married Clara.


Clara was the daughter of
Henry Lord Stocks
 

The couple were buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby with Clara's parents

Berry, HoraceRef 151-12
[1897-1918] Son of William Berry.

He was a spinning worsted doffer [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Gunner with C Battery 50th Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He died 28th March 1918 (aged 20).

He was buried at Toutencourt Communal Cemetery, France [Grave Ref I A 1]

Berry, JamesRef 151-42
[1813-1887] Son of James Berry, mason.

Born in Elland.

He was a cropper of Greetland [1838] / a cloth dresser [1841] / a woollen cloth dresser [1861] / a woollen cloth finisher [1871] / an unemployed woollen cloth finisher [1881].

In [Q4] 1838, he married Hannah Whitworth [1819-1891] at Elland Parish Church.


Hannah was born in Greetland, the daughter of Hannah (née Broadbent) &
Abraham Whitworth
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1841] who was a moulder [1861]
  2. Sarah [b 1850] who was a cotton speed tenter [1861]
  3. Mary [b 1847] who was a cotton speed tenter [1861]
  4. James
  5. William Broadbent
  6. Hannah [b 1858] who was a worsted spinner [1871]
  7. Rebecca [1842-5th June 1844]
  8. Alice [b 1860] who was a worsted twister [1881], a worsted spinner [1871]

The family lived at Lindwell, Elland-cum-Greetland [1841, 1861, 1871, 1881].

James died 30th April 1887 (aged 74).

Hannah died 5th May 1891 (aged 72).

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: Q16]

Berry, JamesRef 151-41
[1852-1890] Son of James Berry.

Born in Greetland.

He was (possibly) a cotton printer [1871] / a railway relief pointsman [1881].

In [Q2] 1872, he married Elizabeth Dixon [1853-1938] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Greetland
 

Children:

  1. Louisa [b 1875] who was a worsted twister [1891]
  2. Alice A [b 1876] who was a worsted spinner [1891], a machinist piece marker [1901]
  3. Harry [b 1879] who was a cloth finisher [1901], a dyehouse labourer [1911]
  4. Frank [b 1882] who was a cloth finisher [1901], a dyehouse labourer [1911]
  5. Agnes [b 1884] who was a woollen weaver [1901]
  6. Herbert [b 1893] who was a dyehouse labourer [1911]

The family lived at

  • Lindwell Fold, Elland-cum-Greetland [1881]
  • Lindwell, Elland-cum-Greetland [1891]

James died 12th November 1890 (aged 38).

In [Q2] 1896, Elizabeth married (2) John William Normanton in Halifax

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: A15] with grandson Levi who died in infancy

Berry, JamesRef 151-31
[1920-1943] Son of Annie & Frank Berry of West Vale.

He lived in West Vale.

During World War II, he served as a Flight Sergeant / Air Gunner with the 296th Squadron Royal Air Force.

He died 14th July 1943 (aged 23).

He was buried at Catania War Cemetery, Sicily, Italy [Grave Ref I H 7].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Clay House, Greetland

Berry, James HaroldRef 151-17
[1894-1917] Son of Sam Berry.

Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton twiner piecer with the Ryburn Mill Company Limited at Chapel Field Mill, Ripponden [1911].

In [Q4] 1915, he married Barbara Pratt [1896-1978] in Halifax.


Barbara came from Durham
 

Children:

  1. Robert [b 1916]

They lived at Little Greave Farm, Lighthazles, Soyland.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 33rd (Tyneside Scottish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He went to France [9th October 1916].

On 24th April 1917, he was wounded in the thigh, and contact with barbed wire led to blood poisoning.

He died at the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle [30th April 1917] (aged 23).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [5th May 1917].

He was buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones [Q 542].

He is remembered on Ripponden War Memorial.

In [Q3] 1919, Barbara married Thomas McCulloch in Halifax.

They lived at Eastfield House, Claremount

Berry, James RobertRef 151-3282
[1851-1920] Son of John Berry.

Born in Norland.

He was a woollen piecer [1861] / a cloth finisher [1871] / a well-known billiard player [1881] / a beerseller at 25 Scar Head Road, Sowerby Bridge [1891] / landlord of the Albion, Norland [1901, 1905, 1911].

On 26th November 1879, he married Mary Ann Heap at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge.


Mary Ann was the daughter of Joseph Heap
 

Children:

  1. child who died before 1911
  2. child who died before 1911
  3. Emma [1883-1947] who was a piece marker in a dye works [1901]
  4. Mary Jane [1885-1961] who was a pupil-teacher [1901], an elementary teacher for West Riding County Council [1911]
  5. Thomas Arthur
  6. Nellie [1890-1949] who was a packer (confectionery manufacturer) [1911]

The family lived at

  • Scar Head, Norland [1881]
  • 25 Scar Head Road, Sowerby Bridge [1891]
  • Albion Inn, Sowerby Bridge (next door to 23 Scar Road) [1901, 1911]

Living with them [in 1891] was lodger Willie Noble [aged 25] (dyer's labourer).

Living with them [in 1901] was his widowed mother-in-law Elizabeth Heap [aged 76].

James Robert died at Old Scar Head, Norland [1st August 1920].

Mary Ann died at Windsor Terrace, Sowerby Bridge [18th July 1928].

The couple were buried at St Luke's Church, Norland and son Thomas Arthur is remembered on the headstone

Berry, James ThomasRef 151-519
[1802-1886] Son of Mary Thomas of Palace House, Hebden Bridge

Born in Erringden.

Originally called James Thomas, he became the adopted son of John Berry of Heptonstall, and took his surname.

He was a landed proprietor [1861] / a land owner [1871].

He was in business as a druggist at 9 Old Market, Halifax [1837], Corn Market, Halifax [1837], and The House at the Maypole [1840]

In 1847, he married Sarah Sutcliffe [1822-1898] in Todmorden.


Sarah was the daughter of William Sutcliffe
 

Children:

  1. Hester Ann [1848-1913] who moved to Bournemouth where she died
  2. Caroline
  3. Elizabeth [1851-1896] who moved to Lancaster where she died
  4. John William
  5. Emmaline
  6. James Edward [1859-1881] who died in Southport
  7. Sarah Ellen [b 1861]
  8. George Arthur

The family lived at

The family later moved to 59 Albert Road, Southport where he died.

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £224,870 13/2d.

By 1898, when Sarah died, the family had moved to 4 Warwick Place, Leamington, Warwick. She left £12,924 15/3d to Hester Ann and Caroline. The three surviving sisters remained in Warwick until at least 1901. By 1911, they had moved to 41 Knyveton Road in Bournemouth.

Probate records for other members of the family show personal estates for

  • Sarah [£12,924]
  • Hester Ann [£33,968]
  • Elizabeth [£12,456]
  • James Edward [under £4,000]
  • Emmaline [£246,484]

Members of the family were buried at Heptonstall Church with John Berry and William Sutcliffe

See Lower Making Place, Soyland

Berry, JohnRef 151-35
[1???-191?] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, (possibly) on the Memorial at Saint Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe, and (possibly) on the Memorial at Hipperholme Grammar School

Berry, JohnRef 151-520
[1770-1854] He was a cotton master at Slack, Heptonstall / a clothier of Heptonstall.

He adopted James Thomas.

He died at Stoneslack, Heptonstall [27th May 1854]

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at under £300.

His will was proved by his surviving executor James Thomas Berry.

He was buried at Heptonstall Church

Berry, Rev JohnRef 151-1290
[18??-19??] MA.

Curate at Lightcliffe [1891]. In 1892, he was appointed vicar of Silsden

Berry, JohnRef 151-3283
[1804-18??] Born in Soyland.

He was a blacksmith [1851, 1861, 1871].

He married Mary [1812-1???] from Barkisland.

Children:

  1. Thomas [b 1836]
  2. Levi [b 1840]
  3. Emma [b 1842]
  4. Richard [b 1847]
  5. Sarah Ann [b 1849]
  6. James Robert
  7. Whitehead [b 1855]
  8. Elizabeth [b 1858]

The family lived at Scarr Head, Norland [1851, 1861, 1871]

Berry, JohnRef 151-4370
[1806-18??] He married Sarah Hellawell [1810-1879].

Children:

  1. William [b 1830]
  2. John [b 1831]
  3. Thomas [b 1834]
  4. David [b 1836]
  5. Hellawell [b 1838]
  6. Benjamin
  7. Septimus
  8. Abraham
  9. Sarah
  10. Susy

Berry, JohnRef 151-3005
[1807-1870] He was landlord of the Royal Hotel, Rishworth [1851, 1861, 1864] / a farmer of 8 acres and a shoemaker employing 2 men [1851] / a farmer of 12 acres and a shoemaker [1861]. The Royal Hotel, Rishworth stayed with the family until his granddaughter, Florence Crowther, sold it in 1960.

In 1836, he married Mary Hopkinson [1813-1884] in Elland.

Children:

  1. John [b 1840]
  2. Martha [1852-1922] who married Daniel Crowther
  3. Ellen [b 1857]

After John's death [1870], Mary took over as innkeeper at the Royal Hotel, Rishworth [1871, 1874].

After Mary's death [1884], son-in-law Daniel Crowther became landlord at the pub

Berry, JohnRef 151-9840
[1815-1869] Born in Barkisland.

He was a millwright & ironfounder employing 41 men & 8 boys [1861].

Founder of John Berry (Halifax) Limited [1840].

On 7th March 1844, he married (1) Sarah Hoyle [1818-1844] at Elland Parish Church.


Sarah was born in Soyland
 

Children:

  1. Mary Hannah [b 1844] who died in infancy

Sarah (probably) died in childbirth and was buried along with her infant daughter at St Bartholomew's, Ripponden.

On 3rd June 1846, he married (2) Ruth Bates [1825-1900] at Halifax Parish Church.

They had no children.

The family lived at The Mount, Haley Hill.

John died 28th August 1869.

He was buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £9,000.

His will was proved by Thomas Gaukroger (card manufacturer), John Morton Barbour, and John Berry

When he died in 1869, his nephew, John Berry, took charge of the business

After his death, Ruth married William Sugden [26th March 1879].

Ruth was buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden [1900]

Berry, JohnRef 151-45
[1833-1917] Known as Young John Berry.

Born in Soyland.

He was a clogger [1871].

He married Elizabeth [1832-1906].


Elizabeth was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. William Edward [b 1862]
  2. Mary Ann [1865-2nd October 1885]
  3. Fred [1867-23rd October 1904]

The family lived at Town Gate, Stainland [1871].

John died 12th October 1917 (aged 84).

Elizabeth died 15th February 1906 (aged 74).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with Susannah [1838-13th April 1885], daughter of John & Mary Berry of Stainland (John's sister?) 

Berry, JohnRef 151-7080
[1848-1928] Born in Northowram [12th October 1848].

He was an ironfounder [1879, 1881] / an engine & machine maker [1891-1928].

In 1869, he took charge of his uncle John Berry's business at John Berry (Halifax) Limited.

In [Q2] 1871, he married Mary Gaukroger in Halifax.


Mary was the daughter of Thomas Gaukroger
 

Children:

  1. Charlotte Mary [1872-1960]
  2. John Frederick
  3. Edith Emily [1876-1940] who never married
  4. Margaret Eleanor [1878-1879]
  5. Florence Daisy [1880-1909]

The family lived at

Mary died 12th March 1910.

John died 17th June 1928.

Members of the family were buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell: John [20th Jun 1928]. Probate records show that he left effects valued at £43,463 15/2d. Probate was granted to son John Frederick, and Harry Culpan (engineer).

See Mary Jane Gilchrist

Berry, JohnRef 151-44
[1852-1910] Born in Stainland.

He was a cotton carder [1901].

In 1895, he married Maria in Halifax.


Maria was the widow of
George Coldwell
 

The family lived at

  • Woodside Terrace, Elland [1901] (with Maria's 5 children) 
  • 15 Rawroyds, Elland [1911] (with Maria's 2 youngest children) 

John died in Halifax in 1910 (aged 59) 

Berry, JohnRef 151-130
[1883-19??] Born in Manchester.

He was a manager, grocery & provisions [1911].

In [Q2] 1910, he married Emily [1879-19??] from Stafford.


Emily was either Emily Grattidge or Emily Lowndes. In [Q4] 1906, she married Richard Boydon in Stafford. They had a daughter Winifred Boydon [b 1904]
 

The family lived at 8 Corn Market, Halifax [1911]

Berry, John FrederickRef 151-1291
[1874-1934] Of Lightcliffe.

Son of John Berry.

Born 9th July 1874.

In 1895, he joined his father to become head of John Berry (Halifax) Limited.

He was a master engineer [1911] / an iron founder [1928].

On 25th June 1910, he married Florence McNab [1880-1947] at St Mark's Church, Harrogate.


Florence was born in Glasgow, the daughter of Alexander McNab, gentleman
 

They lived at

John Frederick died 6th November 1934.

He was buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £18,087 12/11d.

Probate was granted to his widow Florence, and Harry Culpan (iron founder).

Florence died whilst travelling in Scotland in 1947.

Probate records show that she left an estate valued at £18,087

Berry, John Henry DixonRef 151-26
[1853-1898] He was a wire drawer [1881] / landlord of the White Horse, Rastrick [1891]

In 1874, he married Emma Beard [1853-1895] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Sarah Elizabeth who married [1898] Sydney Milner
  2. child
  3. child
  4. child
  5. child
  6. child
  7. child

He died 19th April 1898.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £1,028 18/3d. Probate was granted to his daughter Sarah Elizabeth and Robert Pearson (stone merchant) 

Berry, John RaymondRef 151-24
[1896-1918] A member of the Berry family of Lightcliffe.

His parents lived at South View, Lightcliffe, then at 3 Bentley Road, Doncaster.

Born in Halifax.

He was educated at Hipperholme Grammar School / District Superintendent with the LNW Railway, Broad Street, London.

During World War I, he had poor eyesight and failed to join the Inns of Court Regiment, and enlisted [1916] and served as a Private / Gunner with the Motor Machine Gun Corps / Royal Tank Corps.

He was killed by a shell splinter whilst trying to stem a German breakthrough in the Armentières Sector [26th April 1918].

He was buried at Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte, France [Grave Ref III E 8].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe, on the Memorial at Hipperholme Grammar School, and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Berry, John WilliamRef 151-5900
[1853-1922] Eldest son of James Thomas Berry.

He was a solicitor / a retired solicitor [1911].

In [Q1] 1887, he married Christiana Sharp [1855-1921] at St George's Church, Hanover Square, London.


Christiana came from Leeds
 

They had no children.

The family lived at 20 Ealing Common, London [1911].

He left £109,820 to the Public Trustee

Berry, JosiahRef 151-27
[1864-1920] Born in Rastrick.

He was a stone delver [1885].

In 1885, he married Sarah Brown [1864-1950] in Halifax.


Sarah was born in Southowram
 

  1. Laura [1886-1966] who married [1907] Albert Edward Saunders [1884-1965] from Rastrick
  2. Vincent [1888-1920] who was a valve fitter [1911]
  3. Fred [1892-1956] who was a labourer on the railway [1911]
  4. Ernest
  5. Florence [b 1902]

The children were born in Rastrick.

The family lived at 69 Thornhill Road, Rastrick [1911]

Berry, Kaye HolroydRef 151-30
[1882-1959] Son of William Shepherd Berry

On the 22nd April 1909, he was imprisoned in HMP Wakefield for 14 days with hard labour, for begging.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 7th/3rd Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was discharged [12th February 1916] being unfit for war service

Berry, KennethRef 151-37
[1895-19??] A member of the Berry family of Lightcliffe.

During World War I, he served as a Corporal.

He died in the conflict.

Berry, LawrenceRef 151-7280
[19??-19??] Photographer of 10 Sowerby Hall.

On 11th August 1934, he married Alice Maud Wadsworth of Station House, Triangle


Alice Maud, of Station House, Triangle, was a winder at the time of the marriage
 

Berry, LeonardRef 151-16
[1863-19??] Son of James Berry, clogger.

Born in Soyland.

He was a maker-up of Ripponden [1884] / a maker up in cotton mill [1891] / a cotton warper [1901, 1911].

In 1884, he married Alice Mary Waddington [1863-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Alice Mary was born in Stainland, the daughter of John Waddington, delver
 

Children:

  1. Lewis [b 1885] who was a cotton spinner [1901]
  2. Harold
  3. Florence Mary [b 1895] who was a cotton winder [1911]
  4. Arthur

The family lived at

  • Soyland Town, Ripponden [1891]
  • 19 Chapel Terrace, Soyland [1901]
  • 106 Unity Terrace, Ripponden, Soyland [1911]

The 3 sons served in World War I: Lewis was in the Royal Marine Light Infantry and on duty in German East Africa; Harold & Arthur died in the War

Berry, Margaret AliceRef 151-3291
[1939-2009] Born in Colchester.

She was a Labour Councillor [1979-1985]. She represented Mixenden Ward and St John's Ward. She served on the Social Services Committee, the Town Planning Committee, and the Education Committee

She was instrumental in the change of several certain schools across the Calderdale area from Secondary Modern to the Comprehensive System. She was on the Committee which approved the construction of Northgate House and the Central Library

Berry, Martha AnnRef 151-54
[1828-1909] Born in Halifax.

She was a worsted weaver [1871].

She never married.

In 1871, she was a boarder, living with Leah Crossley at 3 Wiscombe Bank.

Martha died 2nd November 1909.

She was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 436] with Betty Brook & Leah Crossley

Berry, Mary ElizabethRef 151-4890
[18??-19??] Daughter of Septimus Berry.

She had 2 sons – father unknown –

  1. Norman Dean [1895-1982] who was born at 1 Hebble Lane, Wheatley
  2. Leslie [1908-1991] who was born at Little Hebble Mill

Berry, NelsonRef 151-14
[1883-1955] Born in Halifax.

On 3rd November 1906, he married Edith Emily Briggs in Halifax.


Edith Emily was the daughter of
Richard Briggs
 

Berry, NormanRef 151-22
[1898-1917] Son of Alfred Berry.

He was a member of Sion Church, Sunday School & Boys' Brigade / a cotton bobbin fetcher [1911] / employed at the Economic Stores, King Street, Halifax.

He lived with his mother at 2 Blaithroyd Lane, Southowram.

During World War I, he enlisted [May 1915], and served as a Private / Drummer with the 2nd/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed in action at Cambrai [20th November 1917] (aged 19).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [8th December 1917].

He is remembered on the Cambrai Memorial, Nord France [Grave Ref 6 & 7], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Halifax Parish Church Church Members (WWI) Memorial, on the Memorial at All Saints' Church, Dudwell, and on the Memorial at United Reformed Church, Carlton Street

Berry, RobertRef 151-3448
[1763-1796] Of Sowerby Bridge.

He was a miller [1787, 1791].

On 29th April 1783, he married Ruth Whiteley at St Peter's Church, Huddersfield.

Children:

  1. Elizabeth
  2. William [b 1787] who was baptised [13th October 1787] at St Peter's Church, Sowerby
  3. Francis

Ruth married (2) William Kenworthy


A Robert Berry, miller of Soyland Mills, was buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Dean Head [1st November 1796]
 

Berry, RobertRef 151-2792
[1812-1881] Son of Francis Berry.

He was a moulder [1834] / a machine moulder [1841] / an iron founder employing 137 men [1861].

In 1834, he married Martha Wood at Halifax Parish Church.


Martha came from Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1836]
  2. William [b 1838]
  3. James [b 1839]
  4. Ruth [b 1840]
  5. Francis
  6. Robert
  7. Martha Ann [b 1847]
  8. Emma [b 1850]
  9. Hannah [b 1851]
  10. John [b 1854]
  11. Charles

The family lived at

  • Scar, Norland [1841, 1851]
  • Clough Head, Norland [1861]
  • Bank Field, Sowerby Bridge [1871]
  • Hollings Road, Sowerby Bridge [1881]

Berry, RobertRef 151-1595
[1845-19??] Son of Robert Berry.

Born in Norland.

He was mechanical engineer [1871] / partner in Francis Berry & Sons [1890].

In 1867, he married Elizabeth Sarah Stott in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Ernest Wilfred
  2. Louis William [b 1870]
  3. Charles Robert [b 1872]
  4. Bernard Edgar [b 1874]
  5. Ethel Marian [b 1876]
  6. John P. [b 1879]

The family lived at

Berry, SamRef 151-18
[1872-1923] Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton twiner [1911] / the Labour representative on Soyland Tribunal.

Around 1892, he married Annie [1867-1932].


Annie was born in Soyland
 

Children:

  1. James Harold
  2. Connie [b 1897] who was a cotton doubler [1900]
  3. John Willey [b 1902]

The family lived at

  • 10 Upper Cross Wells, Soyland [1911]
  • Little Greave Farm, Soyland [1917]

The couple were buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones in their son James Harold's grave

Berry, Sarah ElizabethRef 151-2611
[1873-1890] She was the adopted daughter of Samuel Hartley, a wool sorter of Taylor Street, Halifax.

She was employed as a burnisher at C. Worsnop & Sons. She was killed in an explosion at the works on 11th September 1890

Berry, SeptimusRef 151-3640
[1844-1924] Son of John Berry.

Born in Ovenden.

Partner in Berry Brothers

In [Q2] 1868, he married Mary Dean [1841-1923] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. John William [b 1869]
  2. Harry [b 1871]
  3. Brook [b 1872]
  4. David [b 1875]
  5. Mary Elizabeth
  6. Susey [b 1879]
  7. Sarah A. [b 1881]

He died in February 1924

Berry, T.Ref 151-989
[18??-19??] Curate at Brighouse [1894-1901]

Berry, Thomas ArthurRef 151-7501
[1888-1917] Son of James Robert Berry.

He was a woollen piecer [1901].

During World War I, he served as a Gunner with B Battery 312th Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He was killed in action by a shell [16th March 1917].

The shell also killed his uncle Gunner Albert Cross.

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [7th April 1917].

He was buried at Queens Cemetery, Bucquoy, France [Grave Ref I C B].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint George's Church, Sowerby, on Norland War Memorial, and on his parents' grave at St Luke's Church, Norland

Berry, Thomas HenryRef 151-47
[1835-1885] Landlord of the Butchers' Arms, Ripponden [1875-1885]

Berry, TomRef 151-792
[18??-19??] Partner in Binns & Berry Brothers Limited

Berry, TomRef 151-461
[19??-19??] He was Mayor of Halifax [1962-1963]

Berry, WalterRef 151-10
[1858-1???] Son of George Berry, boiler maker.

Born in Halifax.

He was a boiler maker of Halifax [1880] / a boiler maker [1881, 1891] / a general labourer [1911].

In 1880, he married Caroline Brockfield [1862-1???] at Christ Church, Pellon.


Caroline, of Halifax, was born in Macclesfield, the daughter of John Brockfield, factory operative
 

Children:

  1. James E [b 1884] who was a junior clerk [1901]
  2. Albert [b 1888] who was a worsted bobbin setter [1901], serving on HMS Minotaur [1916]
  3. Clement
  4. Ernest [b 1893] who was a singer (for cotton dyer and printer) [1911], serving with the 3rd West Riding Regiment. [1916]
  5. Lily [b 1895] who was a spinner (for worsted mfr) [1911]
  6. Lena [b 1899]

The family lived at

  • 38 Haigh Street, Halifax [1881]
  • 10 Spice Cake Lane, Halifax [1891]
  • 54 Penn Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 46 Howard Street, Pellon Lane, Halifax [1911, 1916]

Berry, WilliamRef 151-3449
[1817-1866] Of West End, Sowerby Bridge.

He married (1) Elizabeth [1819-1841].

Children:

  1. Hepzibah [1837-1863]

He married (2) Sarah.

Children:

  1. John [1845-1871]
  2. George [1853] who died at the age of 7 weeks
  3. Thomas [1854-1863]
  4. Eliza [1858] who died at the age of 6 weeks

Members of the family were buried at Bolton Brow Wesleyan Chapel

Berry, WilliamRef 151-1690
[18??-1891] Colliery agent at Crossley Street, Halifax.

The business was founded at the end of the 18th century by Briggs & Stansfield of Wakefield. On Berry's death, Edwin Scarborough bought the business.

He is mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1891

Berry, WilliamRef 151-6
[1812-1855] He was a publican & land surveyor [1846] / landlord of the Sun Inn, Lightcliffe [1847, 1861] / a surveyor [1861].

On 6th November 1824, he married Nancy (Nanny) Jowett [1816-1891] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Hannah [1836-1845]
  2. Eliza [1838-1844]
  3. John [1840-1869]
  4. Herbert [b 1842]
  5. William [bapt 10th January 1846]
  6. Hannah Maria [b 1848] who married John Lee
  7. Lewis [1849-1889]
  8. Louisa [bapt 17th October 1852]
  9. Mary Ann [bapt 11th March 1855-1860]
  10. Lavinia [bapt 6th September 1857]

The family lived at

  • Hipperholme
  • Lightcliffe
  • Bramley Lane, Hipperholme [1841]

William died 6th May 1867 (aged 95).

Nanny died 28th January 1891 (aged 75).

Members of the family were buried at Lightcliffe Old Church Graveyard [V 11]

Berry, WilliamRef 151-52
[1817-1891] Born in Leeds [12th December 1817].

He was a woolsorter [1851] / librarian at Halifax Mechanics' Institute [1851].

He married Rebecca [1815-1887].


Rebecca was born in Thornhill [21st November 1815]
 

Children:

  1. George [1842-28th January 1877]
  2. Fred
  3. Emily [1846-6th September 1915] who never married
  4. Percy who died 3rd April 1851 (aged 13 months) & was interred at Sion Chapel
  5. William who died 1st September 1852 (aged 6 weeks) & was interred at Sion Chapel
  6. Kate who died 11th November 1858 (aged 2 years & 4 months) 
  7. Alexander Asaph who died 5th December 1860 (aged 2 years & 3 months) 
  8. Catherine Lucy who died 19th January 1863

Rebecca died 8th May 1887.

William died 12th June 1891.

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 201]

Berry, WilliamRef 151-13
[1873-1909] Born in Sowerby

He was a mechanic & iron driller.

In [Q4] 1895, he married Henrietta Gledhill [1875-19??] in Halifax.


Henrietta was born in Pontefract
 

Children:

  1. Horace

Berry, William BroadbentRef 151-43
[1854-1930] Son of James Berry.

Born in Greetland.

He was a cotton spinner [1871] / a smallware dealer [1901] / a commercial traveller [1911].

In [Q3] 1878, he married Martha Jane Mitchell in Halifax.


Martha Jane was born in Ripponden
 

Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. child who died young [before 1911]
  3. Herbert Broadbent (Berry) [b 1885] who was an assistant smallware dealer [1901], a warehouseman [1911]
  4. William Broadbent (Berry) [b 1888] who was a printer's errand boy [1901], an assistant baker [1911]
  5. Nellie [b 1893] who was a dressmaker [1911]

The family lived at

  • 333 Osborne Terrace, Pellon [1901]
  • 31 Raglan Street, Halifax [1911]

William died 9th June 1930 (aged 75).

He was buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: Q14]. Details & burial places of other members of the family are not known

Berry, William EdgarRef 151-28
[1895-1918] Son of William Shepherd Berry.

Born in Elland [6th December 1895]

He was a member of the Salvation Army Citadel, Elland / a worsted operative / employed by Shaw & Company, West vale.

During World War I, he enlisted in the early months of the War, and served as a Driver with the Royal Horse Artillery & Royal Field Artillery.

He served in the Dardanelles & Egypt, before being transferred to France.

He was killed in action [8th October 1918].

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [2nd November 1918].

He was buried at Noyelles-sur-l'Escaut Communal Cemetery Extension, France [Grave Ref I C 19].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial

Berry, William EdwardRef 151-48
[1862-1932] Son of Young John Berry.

In [Q1] 1883, he married Mary Sykes [1860-1933] in Halifax.

William Edward died 22nd February 1932 (aged 70).

Mary died 8th July 1933 (aged 73).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Berry, William ShepherdRef 151-29
[1858-1929] Born in Elland.

He was a labourer [1879].

On 17th August 1879, he married Martha Berry [1856-1906] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Kaye Holroyd
  2. Harriet [b 1884]
  3. John Edward [1889-1936]
  4. Mary Alice [b 1892]
  5. Joe [b 1893]
  6. William Edgar

The children were born in Elland.

The family lived at 6 Post Office Yard, Elland [1911, 1918]

Berry, Wilton EdwardRef 151-23
[1916-1944] Son of Amelia & John Haigh Hinchliffe of Rastrick.

During World War II, he served as a Private with the 7th Battalion Black Watch (Royal Highlanders).

He died 8th July 1944 (aged 28).

He was buried at La Delivrande War Cemetery, Douvres, France [Grave Ref VIII C 7]

Berry, Young JohnRef 151-49
[1833-1917] Born in Soyland.

He was a clogger [1871, 1881].

In [Q3] 1861, he married Elizabeth Bates [1833-1???] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. William Edward Berry
  2. Thomas Henry [b 1863] who was a joiner [1881, 1881]
  3. Mary Ann [b 1866]
  4. Fred [b 1868]

The family lived at

  • Towngate, Stainland [1871]
  • Holroyd Square, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1881]

Young John died in Halifax [Q4 1917] (aged 84) 

 

Berry surnameRef 151-9
There are over 80 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Berry, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Berry:


Marriages 1834, 1840, 1893, 1895, 1907, 1914, 1916; Death 1899
 



© Malcolm Bull 2019
Revised 18:07 /13th November 2019 / mmb10 / 107052

search tips advanced search
site search by freefind

web counter