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Barrett, Mr
[17??-18??] He married Elizabeth [1760-18??].

Children:

  1. Charlotte [1787-1871] who married John Flather
  2. Ellen [1790-1876] who married William Mallinson

He was dead by 1851

Barrett, Mr
[18??-1???]

He married Ellen [1863-19??].


Ellen was born in Pontefract.

She was widowed, and a worsted twister [1901] / a worsted drawer [1911]

 

Children:

  1. Ann [b 1885] who was a worsted spinner [1901], a worsted twister [1911]
  2. Catherine [b 1887] who was a worsted spinner [1901]
  3. Thomas [b 1889] who was a woollen carder [1911]
  4. Thomas Barrett
  5. James Henry [b 1892] who was a woollen finisher [1911]
  6. William
  7. Patrick [1897-1902]

The family lived at

  • 19 Providence Place, Midgley [1901]
  • 16 Boy Scarr, Luddendenfoot [1911]
  • 10 Burnley Road, Luddendenfoot [1911]

Barrett, Abraham
[1781-18??]

On 26th April 1807, he married Rachel Priestley [1775-18??] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Thomas Barrett

Barrett, C.
[18??-18??] Miller at Halifax.

In November 1868, he was declared bankrupt

Barrett, Charles
[18??-19??] Of 18 Rochdale Road, Triangle.

He sustained a cut face in the Pye Nest Tram Disaster of 15th October 1907, and was detained at Halifax Infirmary

Barrett, Charles
[1893-1916] Aka Charlie.

Son of Walter Barrett.

Born at Acre Farm, Luddendenfoot [10th October 1893].

He was a farm labourer [1911] / employed at the dye works of H. Sagar Limited [1914].

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

He was killed in action on the Somme [30th July 1916].

He is remembered on the family grave at Boulderclough United Methodist Chapel, on the Thiepval Memorial, France [Grave Ref 6A & 6B], on Luddendenfoot War Memorial, and on the World War I Memorial in Sowerby Church

Barrett, Daniel
[17??-18??] He served with the 2nd Battalion 84th Foot York & Lancaster Regiment in the Peninsular War

Barrett, Rev Edward
[19??-] He was vicar of parishes at Darwen and Blackburn before becoming Vicar of All Saints' Church, Salterhebble [1953-1967]. He was also part-time chaplain at Halifax General Hospital. In 1967, he was appointed vicar of Copp with Great Eccleston, near Blackpool

Barrett, Fred
[1900-1917] Son of Richard Barrett.

Born in Halifax [13th December 1900].

Baptised at Halifax Parish Church [20th January 1901].

He was a member of Holy Trinity Boy Scouts / a member of Mr E. Mottram's Boy Scouts / training to be a fitter with Farrar's, Well Lane, Halifax.

He lived at 1 Pineberry Hill, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Boy 1st Class with the Royal Navy aboard the battleship HMS Vanguard.

He died 9th July 1917 (aged 16)  when, just before midnight on the 9th July 1917, his ship suffered an explosion in harbour, probably caused by a stokehold of cordite, and sank almost immediately at Scapa Flow, with the loss of 804 of her crew of 806.

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [21st July 1917].

He is remembered on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, England [Grave Ref 25], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Halifax Parish Church Church Members (WWI) Memorial, and on the Memorial at Holy Trinity Church, Halifax

Barrett, Frederick
[1862-1???] Born in Elland

He was an engine tenter [1890].

On 7th June 1897, he married Ann Halstead in Sowerby.


Ann was the daughter of
George Halstead
 

Children:

  1. Harry [b 1898]

Barrett, Frederick Garforth
[1840-1892] He was landlord of the Engineers', Halifax [1871-1892].

He died 16th September 1892.

He was buried at Christ Church, Pellon [Grave Ref: 1 L 6]

Barrett, George
[18??-19??] Brother of Wilson Barrett. Halifax comic actor. He appeared at the Theatre Royal, Halifax

Barrett, George
[18??-19??] Greengrocer of Triangle.

He was injured in the Pye Nest Tram Disaster of 15th October 1907

Barrett, George Edward
[1894-1917] Aka George Edward Wilcock Barrett.

Illegitimate son of William Barrett.

He was a stableman [1911] / a warehouse man of York Street, Halifax [1913] / a van man with the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Company [1915].

In 1913, he married Lilian Danetry [1895-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Lilian, of Fitzwilliams Street, Halifax, was the daughter of Charles Danetry, tailor
 

Children:

  1. Jack W [b 1914]
  2. Mary M W [b 1916]

They lived at 4 Spice Cake Lane, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Gunner with B Battery 290th Brigade Royal Horse Artillery & Royal Field Artillery.

He died of gas bacillus & poisoning in the US General Hospital, Camiers [26th October 1917] (aged 23).

He was buried at Étaples Military Cemetery, France [Grave Ref XXX G 1 8A].

A memorial service was held at Holy Trinity Church, Halifax [4th November 1917].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance.

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [3rd November 1917]

Barrett, Harry
[1865-1???] Son of Thomas Henry Barrett.

Born in Halifax.

He was a cotton piecer [1881] / a gas fitter of Pollard Street, Northowram [1890] / a firer [1891] / an electrical wireman [1901] / an electrician [1911].

In 1890, he married Sarah Hannah Lodge [1865-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah Hannah, of Crossfield, Halifax, was born in Halifax, the daughter of John Lodge, grocer.

She was a worsted reeler [1891]

 

Children:

  1. Joe Harry
  2. Sarah Ellen [b 1896] who was a silk winder [1911]
  3. Emily [b 1898] who was a silk spinner [1911]

The family lived at

  • 6 Westbrook Terrace, Halifax [1891]
  • 40 Great Albion Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 5 Queen's Court, Orange Street, Halifax [1918]

Barrett, Harry
[1891-1916] He lived with his sisters at 10 New Bank Halifax.

He worked on the Hull Trawlers.

During World War I, he enlisted [6th August 1914], and served as a Stoker with the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.

He was wounded when his minesweeper was torpedoed [September 1915], and he was hospitalised in Deal, Kent. He was moved to the Star & Garter Home, Richmond-on-Thames.

He died in Richmond [9th August 1916] (aged 25).

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Barrett, J.
[18??-19??] Brassfounder at Halifax.

In April 1879, he was declared bankrupt

Barrett, James William
[1852-1940] Born in Sowerby.

He was a woollen spinner [1901].

On 21st September 1873, he married Charlotte Hellawell [1852-1914] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. William
  2. Florence [b 1884] who was a dressmaker's apprentice [1901]
  3. Edgar [b 1893]

The family lived at 10 Dean Lane, Sowerby [1914].

Charlotte died in the Royal Halifax Infirmary [9th July 1914].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £93.

Administration was granted to her husband James William

Barrett, James William
[1879-1962] Son of William Barrett.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a tram driver [1900] / a tram driver for Manchester Council [1904, 1911].

In [Q4] 1900, he married Janet Moore [1879-1937] in Halifax.


Janet was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Edith Amy [1901-1989] who married Alexander Mathieson Pitchford
  2. Marjorie Elizabeth [b 1902]
  3. Roy [1904-1977]

The children were born in Sowerby.

Between 1904 & 1911, the family moved to Manchester.

The couple died in Manchester

Barrett, Joe Harry
[1893-1918] Son of Harry Barrett.

He was a choir boy at Halifax Parish Church [for 8 years] / a grocer's assistant [1911] / a cable jointer for Halifax Post Office.

During World War I, he enlisted [9th October 1916], and served as a Sapper with L Signals Battalion Royal Engineers.

He went to France [January 1917]. He was wounded and gassed [May 1917] and returned to France [January 1918].

He died of wounds at No.6 Casualty Clearing Station, France [22nd April 1918] (aged 25).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [18th May 1918].

He was buried at Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref X B 37].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Barrett, John
[1835-1911] Born in Colne, Lancashire.

He was a rural policeman in Wakefield [1861] / a police sergeant [1871] / a police sergeant at Todmorden Police Station [1881, 1891] / a pension police sergeant [1901].

He married Amelia [1837-1908] from Norwich.

Children:

  1. Alfred William [b 1858] who was a worsted spinner & scholar [1871], an apprentice joiner [1881]
  2. Elizabeth Ann [b 1860]
  3. Sarah E [b 1863]
  4. John [b 1865] who was a tinner [1881]
  5. Charles / Charlie [b 1871]
  6. Emily Jane [b 1876] who married [1896] Stansfield Crowther at Fylde
  7. Frank W [b 1878] who was a slipper maker [1891]
  8. Annie [b 1881]

The family lived at

  • Alverthorpe, Wakefield [1861]
  • Apple House Terrace, Warley [1871]
  • Police Station, Raglan Street, Stansfield [1881]
  • Police Station, Vale Street, Stansfield [1891]
  • 18 Vance Road, Blackpool [1901]

Living with them [in 1871] was niece Amelia Seman [aged 18] (worsted spinner).

Living with them [in 1901] were daughter Emily Jane Crowther, grandson Charles Begbie Crowther [aged 4] and granddaughter Clarice Annie Crowther [aged 2].

John died at Blackpool

Barrett, John
[1841-1899] Son of Thomas Barrett.

Born in Northowram.

He was a wool sorter [1875].

Around 1875, he married Mary Ann [1849-1899]


Mary Ann was born in Scarborough
 

Children:

  1. William [1876-1892]
  2. John
  3. Hannah [b 1881]
  4. Harry [b 1883]
  5. Fred [b 1885]

The children were born in Boothtown and baptised All Souls' Church.

The couple died in Boothtown: John [12th April 1899]; Mary [16th May 1899]

They & other members of the family were buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax

Barrett, John
[1847-19??] Born in Wadsworth.

He was a wool sorter [1891] / a scavenger [1901] / a wool sorter [1911].

Around 1870, he married Mary [1848-19??].


Mary was born in Midgley
 

Children:

  1. Harriet Ann [b 1870] who was a worsted weaver [1891], a carpet weaver [1901], a weaver [1911] & married [Halifax 1912] Joseph King
  2. Isaac W. [b 1873] who was a cloth miller [1891]
  3. Ernest [b 1876] who was a worsted spinner [1891], a woollen loom tuner [1901], a loom tuner [1911]
  4. James [b 1881] who was a worsted doffer [1891], a woollen dyer [1901], a dyer's clerk [1911]
  5. Seth [b 1883] who was a woollen dyer [1901]
  6. Edith A [b 1892] who was a weaver [1911]

The family lived at

  • 21 Osborne Terrace, Luddendenfoot [1891]
  • 22 Booth House Terrace, Luddendenfoot [1901]
  • 13 Bell View Terrace, Luddendenfoot [1911]

Living with them [in 1901, 1911] was grandson Leyland Barrett, the illegitimate son of Harriet Ann

Barrett, John
[1849-1925] Born in Halifax.

He was a fettler (woollen manufacturer) [1877].

On 16th September 1877, he married Rose Ada Ward [1858-1931] in Halifax.


Rose Ada was born in Bowling, Bradford
 

Children:

  1. George Henry [b 1880] who was a loom tuner [1911]
  2. Elizabeth [b 1883] who was a weaver [1911]
  3. Joseph Richard [b 1884]
  4. Mary Ellen [b 1887] who was a slubber [1911] & married Joseph Foster Marsden
  5. John
  6. Leonard [b 1898] who emigrated to Australia [around 1910]

The children were born in Elland.

They lived at 111 Park Road, Elland [1911]

Living with them [in 1911] was daughter Mary Ellen and her children, Winifred Lola Marsden [b 1908], and Donald Marsden [b 1910]

Barrett, John
[1879-1962] Son of John Barrett.

Born 5th April 1879.

In [Q2] 1901, he married Edna Wilkinson Foulds in Halifax.


Edna was born in Ovenden, the daughter of Richard Foulds
 

The couple died in Halifax: Edna [21st September 1941]; John [29th November 1962]

Barrett, John
[1897-1917] Son of John Barrett.

Born in Elland [6th September 1897]

He was a piecer [1911] / employed by Norman Shaw & Company at Spa Well Mill, Elland.

During World War I, he enlisted [November 1915], and served as a Private with C Company 1st/6th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders.

He was wounded [June 1916], hospitalised in Exeter, and returned to his unit [November 1916]. He was wounded again.

He died of wounds [27th April 1917].

He was buried at Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France [Grave Ref IV C 33].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial, on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Elland, and on the Memorial at All Saints' Church, Elland

Barrett, Jonas
[1795-1???] At the West Riding Sessions on 1st October 1839, he was charged with stealing a blanket and other articles, at Stansfield, the property of William Greenwood. He was sentenced to be transported to Van Diemen's Lane for 7 years. He was one of 322 convicts who left England on the Lord Lyndoch [7th September 1840]

Barrett, Joseph
[1???-18??] He married Mary Jackson


Mary was the daughter of
John Jackson
 

Mary died 11th June 1837.

She is buried with her parents. The grave lies in the yard of the Bridge End Sunday School, Rastrick

Barrett, Joseph
[17??-18??] Cotton spinner at Lower Swift Place Mill, Soyland [early 19th century]

Barrett, Joseph
[1811-18??] Born in Halifax.

He was a stuff weaver [1845].

On 8th February 1828, he married Rachael Willen [1811-1845] at Halifax Parish Church.


Rachael born in Halifax.

She was a card setter [1841]

 

Children:

  1. George [b 1828]
  2. Henry [b 1830]
  3. Milford [b 1837]

The family lived at Chapeltown, Halifax [1845].

Rachel died of consumption [23rd July 1845] (aged 42)  After her death, the 3 children were living with their grandparents [1851]

Barrett, Joseph
[1854-19??] Born at White Kin Head, Soyland.

He was a cotton carder [1881] / a cotton under carder [1891] / publican at the Beehive, Soyland [1901, 1905] / school and chapel caretaker [1911]

In 1874, he married Elizabeth [1854-1???] from Dean Head, Scammonden.

Children:

  1. William [b 1874] who was a stripper and grinder cotton [1891]
  2. Fred [b 1880] who was a cotton piecer [1891], a cotton spinner piecer [1901, 1911]
  3. Joe [b 1882] who was a cotton card room hand [1901], a cotton under carder [1911]
  4. George [b 1884] who was a cotton twiner piecer [1901], a cotton twiner [1911]
  5. Florence [b 1886] who was a cotton card room hand [1901], a cotton drawing frame tenter [1911]
  6. Crossley [b 1888] who was a cotton twiner reeler [1901], a cotton spinner piecer [1911]
  7. Lawton [b 1890] who was a cotton spinner piecer [1911]
  8. Newton [b 1893] who was a cotton spinner piecer [1911]

The family lived at

  • 16 Commercial Terrace, Soyland [1881]
  • New Stones, Soyland, Ripponden [1891]
  • Smith Clough, Ripponden [1911]

Barrett, Kenneth John
[1920-1943] Son of Edith Elsie & Percy Barrett of Triangle.

During World War II, he served as a Leading Seaman Royal Navy.

aboard the cruiser HMS Charybdis.

He died 23rd October 1943 (aged 23)  when his ship was hit by the German torpedo boats T-23 & T-27 and sank within half an hour in the Bay of Biscay with the loss of 452 crew.

He is remembered on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, England [Grave Ref 73 2], and on Ripponden War Memorial

Barrett, Leyland
[1898-1917] Illegitimate son of Harriet Ann Barrett; father unknown.


Harriet Ann was the daughter of
John Barrett.

In 1912, she married Joseph King in Halifax.

They lived at 15 Beech Avenue, Pellon Lane [1917]

 

Born in Luddendenfoot.

He was a member of United Methodist Chapel, Shelf / a worsted mill hand [1911] / an apprentice designer at Clough Mills, Stone Chair.

During World War I, he enlisted [11th September 1916], and served as a Private with the 10th Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment.

He went to France [19th December 1916].

He was killed in action [28th April 1917] (aged 19).

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

He was buried at Chili Trench Cemetery, Gavrelle, France [Grave Ref E 18].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Luddendenfoot, and on the Memorial at Shelf United Methodist Church

Barrett, Midgley
[1888-1962] He was (possibly) landlord of the Ridge, Widdop [18??] / landlord of the Pack Horse, Widdop [1913-1933].

He entertained the customers of the Pack Horse by recitation of the story of the Green Lady of Blake Dean.

A Midgley Barrett died in Todmorden [Q2 1962] (aged 73), but this may not be the publican

Barrett, Milford
[1???-18??] Corn miller at Old Lane Mill, Halifax.

In June 1839, he was declared bankrupt

Barrett, Milford
[18??-18??] Corn miller at Old Lane Mill, Halifax.

In June 1839, he was declared bankrupt

Barrett, P.
[19??-19??] He served in World War II.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial

Barrett, Patrick James
[1867-19??] Born in County Mayo, Ireland.

He was a mason's labourer [1901, 1911].

In [Q2] 1891, he married Mary Gallaghan [1864-1???] in Halifax.


Mary was born in Sheffield.

She was living at Luddendenfoot [1891].

She was a worsted box mender [1901] / a mill hand rover [1911]

 

Children:

  1. (Maggie) / Margaret Ann [b 1891] who was a spinner (worsted) [1911] & married [1915] Thomas Miller
  2. Thomas
  3. James [b 1906]

The family lived at

  • 10 Chapel Street, Luddenden [1901]
  • 37 Chapel Street, Luddenden [1911]

Barrett, Pliny
[1811-1881] Born in Rishworth. Son of Sally & John Barrett. Baptised in Ripponden on the 25th of December 1811.

He was a weaver [1841] / a barber & traveller in leather trade [1851] / a carpet shoe maker [1861] / a hair dresser & general dealer [1871] / a hairdresser and slipper maker (at 81 New Bank) [1874] / a barber & hair dresser [1881].

In 1840, he married Alice Radford [1811-1883] in Halifax.


Alice came from Atherstone Warwickshire
 

Children:

  1. William
  2. Emma Frances [b 1845]
  3. Sarah Hannah [b 1849]
  4. Thomas Jones [b 1850] who was a bookkeeper at Industrial Society store [1871]

The family lived at

  • Haley Hill Road Side, Northowram [1841]
  • 6 Bradford Road, Halifax [1851]
  • New Bank, Northowram [1861]
  • 81 New Bank, Northowram [1871]
  • 265 Queens Road, Halifax [1881]

Barrett, Reginald James
[1892-1918] MC.

Born in Chatteris, Cambridgeshire.

He was a teacher at Crossley & Porter School.

During World War I, he served as a Lieutenant / A/Captain with the 6th Battalion King's (Liverpool Regiment).

He was killed in action [21st August 1918].

He was awarded the Military Cross [September 1918] for


conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led a counter-attack with great dash and determination and drove out the enemy from a post they had taken. He did fine service
 

He was buried at Warry Copse Cemetery, Courcelles-Le-Comte, France [Grave Ref A 21].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Trinity Road Baptist Church, Halifax, and on the Memorial at Crossley & Porter School, Halifax

Barrett, Richard
[1842-18??] Factory hand at Halifax.

On 4th April 1866, he was found guilty of unlawfully and maliciously wounding Dennis O'Brien at Halifax on the 5th February. The judge said

I should fail in my duty to the public if I did not inflict upon you the severest sentence which the law allows me. The sentence of the court is that you be imprisoned and kept to hard labour for two years. If the law would have allowed me I would have given you more

Barrett, Richard
[1877-19??] His father was not recorded on his marriage record.

Born in Halifax.

He was a labourer of Garden Street North, Northowram [1900] / a boiler firer at worsted mill [1911].

On 18th October 1900, he married Martha Nuttall [1879-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Martha, of Garden Street North, Northowram, was born in Halifax, the daughter of George Nuttall, labourer.

She was a ring twister at a worsted mill [1911]

 

Children:

  1. Fred
  2. Lily Ann [b 1903]
  3. Edgar [b 1908]

The children were born in Halifax. The family lived at

  • 2 Denton's Court, Halifax [1911]
  • 42 Charlestown Road [1917]
  • 19 Der Street, Todmorden

Barrett, Stephen Sykes
[1874-1937] Son of William H. Barrett.

Born in Rishworth.

He was a cotton piecer [1891] / a clerk at paper mill [1901] / a cashier at paper manufacturer [1911]

In 1903, he married Frances Ellen Mitchell [1882-19??] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Joseph Edwin [b 1904]
  2. Phyllis Mary [b 1906]
  3. Margaret Isabel [b 1908] who married [1935] Francis Vincent Everard from Edgbaston
  4. George Stephen [b 1911]

The family lived at

Barrett, Thomas
[1811-1892] Born in Northowram

He was a weaver [1836].

On 12th July 1836, he married Mary Whitworth at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary came from Northowram
 

Children:

  1. John
  2. Martha [b 1844]
  3. Sarah [b 1845]
  4. Hannah [1852-1871]
  5. Mary [1854-1917] who married George Dawson Edgar Mercer

The children were born in Northowram.

Thomas died 18th June 1892

Members of the family were buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax

Barrett, Thomas
[1818-1891] Son of Abraham Barrett.

Born 4th April 1818.

Baptised at Square Chapel, Halifax [14th June 1818].

He was a tailor [1839-1891].

On 24th June 1839, he married Mary Horner in Halifax.


Mary was the daughter of Stephen Horner
 

Children:

  1. Annis / Ann [b 1837] who was a silk comb grinder [1861], & married [21st October 1866 Halifax Parish Church] Albert Watson
  2. Abraham [b 1842] who was a mason [1861] & married [11th December 1865 Halifax Parish Church] Sarah Isles
  3. Joseph [1846-1871] who an oiler for machines (worsted) [1861], and was buried [28th December 1871] at All Souls' Church, Halifax
  4. William
  5. Mary Ann [1853-1861]
  6. Alfred Priestley [b 1859] who married on [25th December 1880 Halifax Parish Church] Mary Ellen Leeming

The family lived at

  • Haley Hill, Halifax [1841] [1851]
  • 25 Wood Street, Northowram [1861]
  • 26 Haley Hill, Halifax [1871]
  • 28 Albert Street, Halifax [1881]

Thomas (possibly) died in Halifax [Q3 1891]

Barrett, Thomas
[1821-1???] Born in Northowram.

He was a wool sorter [1861].

Around 1847, he married Mary [1825-1???].


Mary was born in Northowram
 

Children:

  1. Ann [b 1847] who was a factory worker [1861]
  2. John [b 1852] who was a factory worker [1861]
  3. Martha [b 1854]
  4. Sarah [b 1856]

The family lived at 3 Range Bank, Halifax [1861]

Barrett, Thomas
[1894-1916] Son of Patrick James Barrett.

Born in Luddenden.

He was a member of St Walburga's Catholic Church & School, Luddendenfoot / a doffer (worsted) [1911] / a driver employed by F. & J. G. Spencer.

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

He died 12th October 1916.

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [4th November 1916].

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [Grave Ref 6A & 6B], and on the Memorial at Saint Walburga's Catholic Church, Luddendenfoot

Barrett, Thomas Henry
[1845-19??] Born in Halifax.

He was a coal miner [1871] / a general labourer [1881] / a stone miner [1890] / a beerseller at Uncle Tom's Cabin, Halifax [1901] / a stone miner [1901, 1911].

In [Q3] 1865, he married Phoebe Booth [1847-19??] in Halifax.


Phoebe was born in Horsforth
 

Children:

  1. Harry
  2. Arthur [b 1869] who was a cotton piecer [1881]
  3. Violetta [b 1873]
  4. Sam [b 1879]
  5. Isaiah [b 1882] who was a linen creeler [1901]
  6. Jessie [b 1888] who was a worsted doffer [1901]

The family lived at

  • 21 Pineberry Hill, Southowram [1871]
  • 16 Pollard Street North, Halifax [1881]
  • 16 Garden Street North / Uncle Tom's Cabin [1901]

Living with them [in 1881, 1891] was mother-in-law Sarah Brook [b 1815] (housekeeper, retired weaver) 

Barrett, Walter
[1867-1943] Son of Betty & Charles Barrett of Acre Farm, Luddendenfoot

Born in Luddenden.

He was a farmer [1892, 1901, 1911].

In 1892, he married Sarah Jane Schofield [1865-1937] in Halifax.


Sarah Jane was born in Sowerby Bridge
 

Children:

  1. Charles
  2. Sarah Emma [b 1897]
  3. Doris [b 1900]
  4. Sarah Emma [b 1897] who was a worsted spinner [1911]
  5. Doris [b 1901]
  6. Stanley [1906-1962]
  7. Fred [1907-1979]

The family lived at

which Walter had inherited from his parents.

Living with them [in 1901] was sister-in-law Emma Schofield [b  1864] (woollen weaver).

Members of the family were buried at Boulderclough United Methodist Chapel

Barrett, William
[17??-1???] He was a witness against the coiners

Barrett, William
[1834-1873] He was landlord of the White Horse, Triangle [1870-1873].

In [Q3] 1862, he married Sarah Walsh [1841-1877] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Mary Ann [b 1865] who was a worsted spinner [1881] and married Walter Walton
  2. Wright [b 1868] who was an indigo dyer's labourer [1901]

In 1911, Mary Ann, her husband Walter and her brother Wright emigrated to the USA, settling in Providence, Rhode Island.

William died 10th September 1873.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £200.

After his death, Sarah married Alfred Judson [1875]

Barrett, William
[1838-1897] Born in Warley / Soyland / Ripponden.

He was a beer seller [1871] / landlord of the William the 4th, Sowerby Bridge [1866, 1871, 1881, 1897].

On 17th December 1865, he married Eliza at Halifax Parish Church.


Eliza [née Widdop] was the widow of William Greenwood
 

Children:

  1. Annie [b 1866] who was a dress maker [1881]
  2. Jane [1869-1873]

The family lived at Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge [1871, 1881].

William died 2nd April 1897.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £404 4/7d to stepson Henry Greenwood (pattern maker) and John William Whiteley Probate was granted to

Barrett, William
[1840-1890] Son of Pliny Barrett.

Born in Halifax.

He was a whitesmith [1861] / landlord of the Bishop Blaize, Halifax [taking over from his father-in-law 1872].

On 17th February 1868, he married Mary Hannah Whiteley in Halifax.


Mary was born in Halifax, the daughter of Thomas Whiteley
 

Children:

  1. Ellen [1868-1872]
  2. Tom Whiteley [1870-1927]
  3. Alice [b 1874]
  4. Pliny [1875-1933]
  5. Harry [b 1878]
  6. John [b 1880]

Mary Hannah lived at 63 Woodside Road, Boothtown [1925].

William died at the Bishop Blaize, Halifax. [1st July 1890]

He was buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax with his parents.

Mary died in 1925.

She & her children () were buried with her parents at Christ Church, Pellon

Barrett, William
[1848-1918] Son of Thomas Barrett. Born 10th August 1848.

He was a worsted spinner [1861].

Martha died in Toronto, Canada [8th December 1927]

On 29th September 1872, he married Martha Tempest at St Peter's Church, Bradford`.


Martha was born in Bowling, Bradford [25th September 1851], the daughter of Sarah (née Griffis) & James Tempest, carter
 

William died in Bolton [5th March 1918]

Martha died in Toronto, Canada [8th December 1927]

Barrett, William
[1851-1909] Born in Sowerby.

He was a dyer.

On 1st January 1875, he married Mary Hannah Pickles in Halifax.


Mary Hannah was the daughter of
James Pickles
 

Children:

  1. Mary Sophia [1876-1963] who married Francis Bolton
  2. James William
  3. Edith [b 1884]

The children were born in Sowerby

Barrett, William
[1873-19??] Son of James Barrett, warehouseman.

Born in Castleford.

He was a warehouseman of 36 Brook Street, Halifax [1895] / a worsted warehouseman [1901] / a yarn warehouseman [1911].

In 1895, he married Mary Lily Wilcock [1875-19??] at St James's Church, Halifax.


Mary Lily of 31 Brook Street, Halifax, was born in Halifax, the daughter of George Wilcock, moulder.

She was a worsted drawer [1911]

 

Children:

  1. George Edward Wilcock (Barrett) [b 1894]
  2. Doris Lenore [b 1898] who was a part-time errand girl [1911]
  3. Wilfred Victor [b 1901]
  4. Hilda May [b 1906]
  5. Phyllis Mary [b 1907]

The family lived at

  • 13 Beech Hill Terrace, Halifax [1901]
  • 4 York Street, Halifax [1911]

Living with them [in 1901] were William's sisters Margaret Barrett [b 1881] (worsted drawer) & Mary Barrett [b 1885] (worsted spinner) 

Barrett, William
[1881-1918] Son of James William Barrett.

Born in Norland.

On 15th December 1913, he married Elizabeth Ann Gregory [1876-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.

They lived at New Longley, Norland.

During World War I, he enlisted [1916], and served as a Private with the 1st/5th Battalion Durham Light Infantry.

He was killed in action [9th September 1918].

He was buried at Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery, France [Grave Ref I F 6].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the World War I Memorial in Sowerby Church, and on Norland War Memorial

Barrett, William
[1895-19??] Son of Mr Barrett

Born in Pontefract.

He was a cotton carrier sap [1911] / employed by Samuel Dugdale at Fairlea Mills.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the West Riding Regiment.

He was reported missing [3rd May 1917], but was later reported to be a POW in a German detention camp.

He wrote home [11th June 1917] complaining bitterly about the treatment he was receiving from his captors


We have had a lot of punishment all for the sake of our Government being bad to their men, so you can tell them we are in a very bad way, and shall be until our Government is better
 

He also pleaded hard for bread to be sent to him.

His photograph appears with a report of his story in the Halifax Courier [23rd June 1917].

He survived the War, and is remembered

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint Walburga's Catholic Church, Luddendenfoot,

Barrett, William Henry
[1847-1919] Born in Sowerby.

He was a clogger [1871] / a master clog & pattern maker [1881] / a clogger [1891, 1901].

In 1870, he married Susan Whitworth [1848-1???] in Halifax.


Susan was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. John Wilfred [1874-1905] who was an iron moulder's apprentice [1891], a general labourer [1901]
  2. Walker [b 1876] who was an iron turner's apprentice [1891], an iron turner [1901]
  3. Mary [b 1878] who was a school teacher (assistant) [1901]
  4. Joseph William [b 1880]

The family lived at

Susan died 1895 [aged 44].

On 14th August 1905, the body of son John Wilfred was found in the canal at Sowerby Bridge

Barrett, William Henry
[1886-1918] Son of Jane & John Thomas Barrett of Portsmouth..

He married Clara.

They lived at Moor Bottom, Upper Greetland.

During World War I, he served as a Petty Officer with the Royal Navy aboard the destroyer HMS Narborough.

He died 12th January 1918 (aged 32)  when his ship ran aground on the Pentland Skerries, and sank with the loss of 188 of her crew of 189.

He is remembered on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, England [Grave Ref 29]

Barrett, William Hopkinson
[1831-1915] Son of Abigail & John Barritt.

Born at Lower Goat House, Rishworth [13th May 1831].

Baptised at Roadside Baptist Church, Rishworth.

He was a member of Roadside Baptist Church, Rishworth & Sunday School / a cotton mill overlooker [1881] / employed at Ryburn Mill, Ripponden / a retired cotton mill manager [1891, 1901] / a director of the Ripponden Commercial Company Limited [for 37 years] / a director of Ripponden Co-operative Society Limited [for 27 years] / Chairman of Soyland District Council / a member of Rishworth Oddfellows [for 40 years].

In 1854, he married Mary Sykes [1832-1889] in Halifax.


Mary came from Barkisland
 

Children:

  1. child
  2. child
  3. child
  4. John William [b 1855]
  5. Mary E [b 1857]
  6. Joseph [b 1859]
  7. George [b 1861]
  8. Abigail [b 1862]
  9. Ann Elizabeth [b 1865]
  10. Martha Alice [b 1867]
  11. Edith Amelia [b 1869]
  12. Stephen Sykes
  13. Emily [b 1877]

The family lived at

Barrett, Wilson
[1836-1904] Brother of George Barrett. Actor.

As a boy, he lived in a house next to the White Horse, Southgate.

He laid the foundation stone for the Grand Theatre & Opera House [27th November 1888].

He laid the foundation stone for, and opened, the Grand Theatre & Opera House in 1889 with performances in Hamlet and two other plays.

His wife, Miss Heath, was an actress and had been a dramatic reader to Queen Victoria

 

Barrett surname

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

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

Unattached BMDs for Barrett:


Marriages 1862, 1879, 1915, 1916; Deaths 1899, 1900
 



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