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Barron, Alfred JohnRef 405-4900
[18??-1905] He established A. J. Barron.

In 1882, he married Lily Balme in Halifax.

The family lived at 11 Union Street South, Halifax [1905].

He is mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1905

Barron, AllenRef 405-1436
[1873-1932] Son of James Barron.

Born in Barkisland [23rd March 1873].

On 2nd May 1896, he married Miranda Binns [1871-1959] at St George's Church, Sowerby.


Miranda was born in Barkisland
 

He was a woollen feeder [1891] / a police constable [1896].

Children:

  1. Winifred [1897-1942] who never married and was buried with her parents
  2. Phyliss [b 1899]
  3. Doris [b 1900]
  4. Bernice [b 1902]
  5. Leslie Rainforth [1909-1918] who was buried with his parents

Allen died at Home Bottom Farm, Stainland [18th June 1932].

Miranda died 28th June 1959.

He was buried at Christ Church, Barkisland [Grave Ref: 326]

Barron, AndrewRef 405-560
[1865-1930] He was a cloth finisher [1911].

In [Q3] 1910, he married Elizabeth Walker [1866-1914] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born 15th February 1866
 

Elizabeth died 28th February 1914 (aged 48).

In [Q2] 1916, he married Sarah Ann Hadfield [1871-1961] in Halifax.

They lived at Scarr Hill, Stainland [1911].

Andrew died 24th March 1930 (aged 64).

Sarah Ann died 26th November 1961 (aged 90).

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

Barron, AubreyRef 405-3191
[19??-19??] Newsagent and tobacconist, Victoria Road, Bailiffe Bridge.

In the 50s and 60s, his business was in a small wooden hut which served the needs of the workers at T. F. Firth's.

The unusual feature of the shop's construction was that it was supported on tall stone or steel columns at the back of the property, and it overhung the beck, some 12 feet below

Barron, BenjaminRef 405-2
[1880-1956] Son of Thomas Barron.

Born in Barkisland

He was a cloth finisher [1901] / a cloth presser [1911].

In [Q2] 1899, he married Florence Dyson [1879-1963] in Halifax.


Florence was born in Barkisland
 

Children:

  1. Joe Eldred [1900-15th March 1963] who was buried with his parents
  2. Andrew Irvin [b 1903]
  3. Fred Alwyn [b 1904]
  4. Doris Myrtle [b 1905]
  5. Benjamin Wilbert [b 1907]
  6. John Thomas [b 1910]

The family lived at

  • Bankhouse Yard, Stainland [1901]
  • Beestonley, Stainland [1911]

Benjamin died 10th May 1956 (aged 76).

Florence died 11th September 1963 (aged 84).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland grandson John David who died 10th February 1941 (aged 6 weeks).

Barron, Charles AspinallRef 405-2262
[1862-19??] Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was a commercial agent [1881] / an accountant & auditor [1891] / a public accountant [1901] / (possibly) partner in Barron & Lewin [1905].

In [Q3] 1884, he married Sarah Elizabeth Smith from Branston, Northamptonshire, in Northampton.

Children:

  1. May [b 1885]
  2. Hilda Mary [b 1888]
  3. Ethel Marion [b 1889]
  4. Donald Kenyon [b 1891]

The family lived at

  • Ordsall, Nottinghamshire [1881]
  • West Bank, Sowerby Bridge [1891]
  • 15 Walker Lane, Sowerby Bridge [1901]

The family emigrated to Australia [20th October 1910]

Barron, JamesRef 405-3058
[1823-1890] Son of William Baron.

Born in Barkisland/Soyland.

He was a farmer of 6 acres [1861] / a farmer of 20 acres [1871] / a farmer of 18 acres [1881].

In 1852, he married Sarah Priestley [1831-1???] in Halifax.


Sarah came from Barkisland
 

Children:

  1. William [b 1854] who was an engine tenter [1881]
  2. Elizabeth [b 1855]
  3. John [b 1857]
  4. Priestley
  5. Hannah [b 1860]
  6. Mary [b 1862]
  7. Emily [b 1863]
  8. Sarah [b 1865]
  9. James [b 1868] who was a joiner's labourer [1891]
  10. Allen

The family lived at

  • 20 Dyson Lane, Soyland [1861]
  • Midgley Farm, Barkisland [1871]
  • East Longley, Norland [1881]
  • Spring Cottage, Harper Royd, Norland [1891]

James died 11th January 1890.

Sarah died 28th December 1903.

He was buried at Christ Church, Barkisland [Grave Ref: 744]

Barron, James ArthurRef 405-1020
[1875-1939] He was landlord of the Spread Eagle, Halifax [1905] / landlord of the Eagle & Lamb, Halifax [1908].

A James A. Barron died in Halifax [Q1 1939] (aged 64) 

Barron, JohnRef 405-3420
[17??-17??]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [1741-1804] who married Rev Thomas Falcon

The family lived at Firth House, Barkisland

Barron, JohnRef 405-1723
[18??-1???] Partner with John Crowther

Barron, JohnRef 405-793
[1857-1891] He was paper maker of Penny Hill [1887].

He married Kate [1857-1???].


Kate was born in Waterford, Ireland
 

Children:

  1. Arthur [b 1885] who was a worsted twisting overlooker [1891, 1901]
  2. Thomas
  3. John [b 1891] who was an assistant overlooker [1911]


The widowed Kate was a charwoman [1891], a general servant (domestic) [1901] and a charwoman in grocer's shop [1911]
 

The family lived at

  • 11 Dearnleys Yard, Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge [1891, 1901]
  • 15 Bradley Terrace, Sowerby Bridge [1911]

Living with the family [in 1891] was Joe Pollard [aged 19] (woollen spinner) 

Barron, JosephRef 405-1216
[1831-1914] Of Mearclough House, Sowerby Bridge.

Son of Thomas Barron.

Born in Huddersfield.

He was a member of Bolton Brow Wesleyan Methodist Chapel & Sunday School / an accountant at Joseph Barron & Son / an auditor for the Sowerby Bridge Flour Society / employed by Crossley's / head clerk for Wood Brothers Limited [for 60 years].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. son

He died 8th April 1914 (aged 83).

He was buried at Bolton Brow Wesleyan Chapel

Barron, JoshuaRef 405-1889
[1754-1829]

He married Hannah [1771-1858].

Children:

  1. Sammy [1804-8th January 1828]

The family lived at Sowood [1828].

Joshua died 17th January 1829 (aged 75).

Hannah died 11th January 1858 (aged 87).

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

Barron, PriestleyRef 405-3059
[1858-1???] Son of James Barron.

Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton spinner [1871] / a railway plate layer (boarder in Todmorden) [1881] / a railway platelayer [1891] / a line man (L & Y Rly) [1901] / a walking ganger Pernant Way (L & Y Rly) [1911]

In 1881, he married Ann Bailey [1857-1???] from Golcar, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Iris [b 1884] who married [1908] Ernest Kaye [1885-19??]
  2. Francis [b 1886]
  3. Evelyn [b 1888]
  4. Ada Annie [b 1890]
  5. Lillian [b 1896]

The family lived at

  • 2 Snake Hill, North Bierley [1891]
  • Vickermans Buildings, Wooldale, Holmfirth [1901]

In 1911, the family were living with son-in-law Ernest Kaye at Thongsbridge, Huddersfield

Barron, ThomasRef 405-1883
[1838-1???] Born in Stainland.

He was a cloth miller [1881] / a dyer's labourer [1901].

Around 1866, he married Eliza [1844-1???].


Eliza was born in Holmfirth
 

Children:

  1. Andrew [b 1866] who was a woollen spinner [1881], a blanket finisher [1901]
  2. Albert [b 1867] who was a woollen spinner [1881]
  3. Mary Hannah [b 1872]
  4. Joseph [b 1869] who was a woollen spinner [1881], a woollen loom tuner [1901]
  5. Sarah [b 1875] who was a woollen weaver [1901]
  6. Ben [b 1880]
  7. Mellor [b 1887] who was a cloth finisher [1901]

The family lived at

  • Lower Crey, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1881]
  • Scarr Hill, Stainland [1901]

Barron, ThomasRef 405-794
[1886-1914] Son of John Barron

Born in Barkisland [22nd May 1886].

Baptised at Christ Church, Barkisland [1887].

He was a cotton spinner piecer [1891, 1901] / a general labourer [1911] / (possibly) employed in the goods yard at Sowerby Bridge Railway Station.

He married Lilian Maud.

They lived at

  • 8 Bradley Terrace, Sowerby Bridge [1911]
  • 23 Claremont Street, Sowerby Bridge [1914]

During World War I, he served as a Stoker 1st Class with the Royal Navy aboard the HMS Good Hope.

He was killed in action [1st November 1914] when his ship sank with all hands off the coast of Chile at the Battle of Coronel.

He is remembered on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, England, and on the Memorial at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge.

His friend and colleague Hiley Whiteley was also a stoker in the Navy, and died in the War

Barron, Thomas JamesRef 405-1421
[1862-1938] Also recorded as Baron.

Illegitimate son of Mary Baron.

Born in Barkisland.

In [1871, 1881], he was living his uncle William Barron.

He was a farmer [1884].

On 19th April 1884, he married Sophia Holroyd [18??-1927] in Halifax.


Sophia was born in Barkisland
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1886]
  2. Richard [b 1889]
  3. Florence [b 1891]
  4. Benson [b 1895]
  5. Amy [b 1898]
  6. Clement [b 1899]
  7. George Henry [1903-1959] who married Constance, and was buried with his parents
  8. Alice [b 1907]

Sophia died 28th October 1927.

Thomas James died in the Gibbet Street Institution [18th May 1938].

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Barkisland [Grave Ref: 733]

Barron, WalterRef 405-942
[1855-1924] Son of Samuel Barron, butcher.

Born in Skircoat.

He was a joiner [1876] / a joiner at worsted factory [1881] / a joiner [1891] / a joiner & builder [1901] / a joiner of Ackroyd Terrace, Halifax [1904] / a joiner [1911].

On 14th August 1876, he married (1) Jane Howarth [1855-1902] at Halifax Parish Church.


Jane, of Skircoat, was born in Sowerby, the daughter of John Howarth, labourer
 

Children:

  1. Edith Blanche [b 1878] who was a worsted spinner [1891], a worsted twister [1901]
  2. Howarth [b 1879] who was a blacksmith (iron) [1901], a blacksmith [1911]
  3. Mary Hannah [b 1881] who was a worsted twister [1901]
  4. Percy [b 1889] who was a worsted bobbin setter (half-timer) [1901], a warehouseman [1911], in the Northumberland Fusiliers and was wounded [WW1]
  5. Willie Douglas

The family lived at

  • 127 St Stephens Street, Skircoat [1881]
  • St Stephens Street, Skircoat [1891]
  • 28 Calder Terrace, Halifax [1901]
  • 10 Bayswater Terrace, Skircoat Green [1911]

Jane died 7th June 1902 (aged 48).

In 1904, Walter married (2) Annie Elizabeth Greenwood [1865-1936] at Halifax Parish Church.


Annie Elizabeth, of Essex Street, Halifax, was the daughter of Joseph Greenwood, mechanic
 

Walter died 26th August 1924 (aged 68) 

Jane & Walter were buried at St Stephen's Church, Copley. Son Willie died in World War I, and is remembered on his parents' headstone.

Annie Elizabeth died Q4 1936 (aged 71) 

Barron, WilliamRef 405-3184
[1831-1913] Son of William Baron.

Born in Soyland.

He was a carpenter [1851, 1861] / a farmer of 12 acres [1871] / a joiner & farmer 11 acres [1881] / a joiner & farmer [1891] / a carpenter & builder [1901] / a retired jobbing joiner [1911].

In 1858, he married Hannah Shaw [1836-1880] in Halifax.


Hannah came from Barkisland
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth Ann [b 1859]
  2. John William [b 1861]
  3. James [b 1863]
  4. Emma [b 1865]
  5. Henry [b 1868]
  6. David [1870-10th June 1916] who was a woollen fettler [1901]
  7. Sarah [b 1873]
  8. Hannah [b 1875]
  9. Alice [b 1878]
  10. Fred [1880-30th April 1881]

The family lived at

  • Lower Hay House, Lower Nook End, Barkisland [1861]
  • Wood Head, Barkisland [1871]
  • Lower Woodhead, Barkisland [1881]
  • Bank Royd Farm, Saddleworth Road, Barkisland [1891]
  • Lane End, Barkisland [1901]
  • Three Hovels, Barkisland [1911]

Living with them [in 1871] were William's father and nephew Thomas James Barron [aged 9].

Living with the family [in 1881], was nephew Thomas Barron [aged 19] (cotton piecer) 

William died 20th March 1913.

Hannah died 5th May 1880.

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Barkisland with William's sister Mary

Barron, Willie DouglasRef 405-943
[1894-1917] Known as Douglas.

Son of Walter Barron

Born in Halifax.

He was an assistant overlooker at J. Hoyle & Sons [1911] and a spinning overlooker at Range Bank Mills, Halifax.

He was engaged to Florrie Nuttall of Hanson Lane, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted [18th May 1915] and served as a Private with the 2nd/4th Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was sent to France [9th January 1917].

He was killed in action at Bullecourt [3rd May 1917].

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [2nd June 1917].

He was buried at Ecoust Military Cemetery, Ecoust-St. Mien, France [Grave Ref II A 22].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on Copley War Memorial, and on his parents' grave at St Stephen's, Copley

 

Barron surnameRef 405-1
There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Barron, as discussed in this SideTrack.

Unattached BMDs for Barron:


Death 1899
 



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