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Baines, MrRef 302-791
[17??-1???] He established Baines clock & cabinet makers.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John Baines

Baines, Charles EdwardRef 302-2
[1849-19??] Son of Edward Baines.

Born in Brighouse.

Baptised at Hartshead Church [13th May 1849].

He was a card maker living at the Joiners' Arms, Brighouse [1881] / landlord of the Joiners' Arms, Brighouse [1891, 1899] / retired beerhouse keeper [1901] / out of business [1911].

Around 1873, he married Elizabeth Ann [1850-19??].


Elizabeth Ann was born in Lightcliffe
 

Children:

  1. Sarah A. [b 1873] who was a cotton reeler [1911]
  2. Joseph E. [b 1876] who was a wire drawer apprentice [1891], a small wire drawer [1900]

They lived at

  • 168 Halifax Road, Brighouse [1901]
  • 166 Halifax Road, Brighouse [1911]

Living with them [in 1911] was nephew Barber Crowther Blackburn [b 1870] (wire drawer) 

Baines, Charles HerbertRef 302-338
[1865-19??] Nephew of William Ambler.

Born in Ovenden.

He was a gentleman [1901, 1905].

In 1871, he was living with his uncle William Ambler

Baines, EdwardRef 302-2735
[1821-1890] Son of Eleanor & Ezra Baines.

Born in Halifax [26th January 1821].

Baptised [2nd December 1827].

He was a card machine tenter [1851] / a mechanic & innkeeper [1871] / landlord of the Malt Shovel, Southowram [1881, 1887, 1890].

He married (1) Sarah [1821-1876].


Sarah came from Clifton
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [4th February 1841-4th December 1898] who married Robert Dennison
  2. Sarah Ellen [b 1847]
  3. Charles Edward
  4. Emma [b 1851]
  5. Arthur [b 1853]
  6. Lily A. [b 1859] who (possibly) married Swindel Smith
  7. Fred

Sarah died 8th October 1876 (aged 56).

In 1877, he married (2) Sarah Ann Smith [1834-1???] in Halifax.


Sarah Ann came from Southowram
 

They lived at Half Penny Can, Southowram [1851, 1871, 1881]

Edward died 18th November 1890.

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: F-B3-4]

Baines, EzraRef 302-647
[18??-18??] Bobbin maker at Brighouse.

In March 1843, he was declared insolvent

Baines, FredRef 302-1607
[1862-1935] Son of Edward Baines.

Born in Southowram.

He was a stone quarryman [1881] / landlord of the Pack Horse, Southowram [1894] / a stone delver [1911].

On 5th May 1886, he married Lavinia Greenwood at Halifax Parish Church.


Lavinia was born in Southowram, the daughter of John Greenwood
 

Children:

  1. Harry who died 7th January 1892 (aged 3 months) who was buried with his Baines grandparents
  2. John Edward [1887-1958] who was a fitter mechanic (textile trade) [1911]
  3. Amy [1896-28th November 1948] who was a tailoress [1911], & was buried with her parents

The children were born in Southowram.

The family lived at 1 South View, Southowram [1911].

Fred died 1st April 1935 (aged 73).

Lavinia died 6th October 1938 (aged 75).

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: NR-A10]

Baines, FrederickRef 302-4
[18??-1???] A gentleman living at Elm Royd, Lightcliffe [1887].

In [Q3] 1851, he married Amelia Leigh in Rochdale.

Children:

  1. Arnold Leigh [b 1st April 1871]

Baines, FrederickRef 302-4610
[1815-1876] Son of Simpson Baines.

He was an insurance agent [1841] / a land agent [1871]

In 1851, he married Amelia Leigh [1829-1910] in Rochdale.

Children:

  1. Hannah Maria [b 1852] who married Arthur Philip Pohlmann
  2. Frances Leigh [b 1854]
  3. Frederick Horace [1856-1906]
  4. James Arthur [1858-1928]
  5. William Simpson [1860-1911]
  6. Sidney Herbert [1863-1906]
  7. Amy Sophia [1864-1953]
  8. Clara Leigh [1867-1930]
  9. Jesse Harold [1869-1945]
  10. Arnold Leigh [1871-1943]

Baines, GeorgeRef 302-2840
[1821-1871] Son of Simpson Baines.

Born in Halifax.

He was an attorney in Halifax / an attorney's clerk [1841] / a solicitor [1851] / a partner in Ingram & Baines.

A good amateur artist.

He never married.

They lived at

His sister, Hannah, was living with him [1861, 1871].

He died 26th September 1871.

The beneficiaries of his will were his brothers, Frederick and Simpson Baines

Baines, JohnRef 302-4770
[1720-1780] He married Ann Simpson [1721-1???].

Children:

  1. John
  2. William

Baines, JohnRef 302-6
[1746-1814] Son of John Baines.

He was a shoemaker and hatter in Halifax.

He may have worked in the family business – Baines Hatters.

He never married.

His housekeeper Martha Helliwell had a son Zachariah, (possibly) John was the father.

He was a Radical and a republican. He supported the Jacobins and the French Revolution – and was a follower of Tom Paine. He was a member of the St Crispin Republican Club.

With Zachariah and nephew John Baines, he was accused of administering an illegal oath to John McDonald during a Luddite meeting at St Crispin Inn in 1812, in breach of the Combination Act. The meeting was infiltrated by men sent from Manchester by Joseph Nadin.

At the meeting, the Luddites made plans to attack William Cartwright's mill at Rawfolds, and Baines told those present that:

Only the overthrow of the bloody aristocracy – which had bled white the nation and reduced the people to the condition of galley slaves in the land of their birth – would bring about the glorious triumph of democracy

On 2nd January 1813, he and his nephew John Baines, were sentenced to be transported to Botany Bay for 7 years.

He is listed in the Prison Hulk Registers as having died on 13th March 1814.

He left his property to his housekeeper Martha Helliwell and her son Zachariah

Baines, JohnRef 302-7
[1778-1814] A Halifax shoemaker.

He was the son or the nephew of John Baines and brother or cousin of Zachariah Baines.

With John and Zachariah, he was accused of administering an illegal oath during a Luddite meeting at St Crispin Inn in 1812, in breach of the Combination Act.

On 2nd January 1813, he and John were sentenced to be transported to Botany Bay for 7 years.

He is listed in the Prison Hulk Registers as having died on 21st December 1814, on a prison hulk in Langstone Harbour, Portsmouth

Baines, JohnRef 302-869
[1794-1867] Born in Shelf.

He was a weaver at Shelf [1815] / a manufacturer [1823] / a shopkeeper [1841] / a retired manufacturer [1851].

On 30th January 1815, he married Elizabeth Nicholl [1796-1864] from Shelf, at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Judy [b 1821]
  2. Sophia [b 1827]
  3. Samuel
  4. Judith [bapt 1818]
  5. John [1821-1822] who died in infancy
  6. Alfred [bapt 1823] who (possibly) died in infancy
  7. Sophie
  8. Alfred [1830-1837]
  9. Elizabeth [1832-1836]

The family lived at

Members of the family were buried at Coley Church

Baines, JohnRef 302-784
[1826-1916] Of Northowram.

Son of Mr Baines.

He was a cabinet maker in the family business – Baines clock & cabinet makers / a Liberal / a member of Heywood's Chapel.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. son
  2. son

The family lived at 20 Back Clough, Northowram.

When John died on 6th March 1916, the Halifax Courier reported that

he was the oldest man in Northowram

He was buried at Heywood's Chapel.

John's sons carried on the family business

Baines, JosephRef 302-5
[1816-1???] Born in Brighouse.

He was a cord machine tenter [1851].

Around 1843, he married Sarah [1819-1???].


Sarah was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. George [b 1843]
  2. daughter
  3. Margaret who 2nd October 1857 (aged 1 year & 5 months) 

They lived at Valley Top, Southowram [1851].

Sarah died 26th April 1870 (aged 50).

Sarah & daughter Margaret were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: F-K8]


Joseph's burial place is not yet known
 

Baines, MarthaRef 302-8
[1809-1864] Nurse & servant for the family of James Stansfeld for 38 years.

Martha died 30th May 1864 (aged 55).

She was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 190]

Baines, SamuelRef 302-3434
[1755-1???] Or Bains, Baynes

Son of William Baines.

Baptised 23rd February 1755.

He was a hatter in Halifax [1777] – See Baines Hatters

On 14th April 1777, he married Susanna Rideal of Sowerby

Baines, SamuelRef 302-284
[1815-1866] FRGS.

Son of John Baines of Coley.

He was a worsted spinner & manufacturer, and went on to become known as a scientist, geologist, industrialist and philanthropist

Baines, SimpsonRef 302-3090
[1782-1841] Son of William Baines.

He was an insurance agent in Halifax.

He married Hannah Skelton [1791-18??], born in Northowram.

Children:

  1. Frederick
  2. Frances [1817-1820]
  3. George
  4. Hannah [b 1823]
  5. Mary [b 1825]
  6. Elizabeth [b 1828]
  7. Emma [1830-1895]
  8. Simpson
  9. Harriet [1835-1899]

The family lived at

He died in 1841.

He was buried at Holy Trinity Church, Halifax [5th March 1841].

See John Ridehalgh

Baines, SimpsonRef 302-6400
[1832-1877] Son of Simpson Baines.

He was a stuff merchant's clerk [1851] / voluntary curator of geology with the Halifax Literary & Philosophical Society

Baines, SophieRef 302-873
[1827-1893] Or Sophia. Daughter of John Baines, and sister of Samuel.

Born in Shelf [13th May 1827].

Baptised 1827 at Coley.

In 1862, she married Richard Kershaw.

She erected a monument to her brother Samuel in Coley churchyard in testimony of his worth and her sisterly love.

She died 4th November 1893.

She was buried at Brighouse Cemetery

Baines, WilliamRef 302-3433
[17??-17??] Or Bains.

He was a hatter in Halifax [1755]. See Baines Hatters

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Samuel

Baines, WilliamRef 302-3435
[17??-17??] Hatter in Halifax [1768-1777]

Baines, WilliamRef 302-8990
[1759-1822] Son of John Baines.

He married Elizabeth Smallpage [1760-1???].

Children:

  1. Simpson

Baines, WilliamRef 302-9
[1760-1825]

He married Elizabeth [1762-1827].

Children:

  1. Mary who died in infancy
  2. Rebecca who died in infancy
  3. Emmaline [1802-8th January 1845] who married W. Batty

William died 21st May 1825 (aged 65).

Elizabeth died 31st March 1827 (aged 65).

Members of the family were buried at Square Independent Chapel, Halifax

Baines, ZachariahRef 302-3

 

 

Baines surnameRef 302-1
There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Baines, as discussed in this SideTrack.


Unattached BMDs for Baines

Baptism 1835; Deaths 1812, 1897

 



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