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Chadwick, MrRef 369-2592

He married Unknown.


  1. Caroline [1800-1839] who married John Sheard
  2. Harriet [1795-1875] who married Ingram Varley

Chadwick, AlbertRef 369-1710
[18??-1917] Son of Sarah & Mark Chadwick of 3 Carlton Street, Horbury, Wakefield.

In [Q4] 1914, he married Agnes Annie Cape in Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted with the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, then served as a Private with the 8th Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers.

He was killed in Mesopotamia [16th February 1917].

He is remembered on the Basra Memorial, Iraq [Grave Ref 15], and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance.

In [Q1] 1918, Agnes Annie married Mynott Neville in Halifax.

They lived at 71 Park Street, Northgate, Halifax

Chadwick, BenjaminRef 369-4
[18??-1???] Of Holywell Green.

He married Martha [1834-1866].

Children: Frank who died 1st May 1866 (aged) 5 months

Martha died in childbirth [8th March 1866] (aged 32) 

& & son Frank were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland [Grave Ref: S2/71]

Chadwick, Charles HenryRef 369-556
[1881-1915] Born in Bacup [Q4 1881].

He lived in Rochdale and moved to Todmorden around 1911.

He was a carter for corn mill [1911] / employed at Mons Mill, Todmorden / a member of the Prudence of the Vale Lodge of the Oddfellows / a Territorial.

In [Q1] 1906, he married Matilda Sutcliffe [1875-19??] in Rochdale.

Matilda was born in Todmorden


  1. John Henry [b 1908]
  2. Arnold [b 1909]
  3. Kathleen [b 1912]
  4. Phyllis [b 1914]

The family lived at

  • 29 Walton Fold, Todmorden [1911]
  • Middle Horse Wood Farm, Lumbutts

During World War I, he enlisted in Todmorden [September 1914] and served as a Private with the 1st/6th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He was killed in action at Gallipoli [1st August 1915].

The Todmorden & District News [27th August 1915] published an obituary with a photograph.

He is remembered on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli [Grave Ref 58-72 & 218-219], in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Oddfellows' Hall, Todmorden

Chadwick, GeorgeRef 369-1666
[1890-1917] Son of Clara & Joseph Chadwick of 100 Ingwood Terrace, Green Lane, West Vale.

During World War I, he enlisted with the North Staffordshire Regiment, then and he served as a Private with the 12th Battalion Manchester Regiment.

He was killed in action at Passchendaele [9th November 1917] (aged 27).

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 120-124, 162-162A & 163A], on the Memorial at Holywell Green Congregational Church, on the Memorial at Saint Andrew's Church, Stainland, and on the Memorial at Stainland Wesleyan Chapel

Chadwick, George ArthurRef 369-1194

In [Q2] 1013, he married Louisa Brown in Halifax.

During World War I, and he served as a Private with the 21st Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He was killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme [1st July 1916] (aged 24).

He was buried at Mailly Wood Cemetery, Mailly-Maillet, France [Grave Ref I N 22].

He is remembered on Brighouse War Memorial.

In [Q3] 1920, Louisa married George W. Boothroyd in Halifax.

They lived at 10 Spring Street, Brighouse

Chadwick, HiramRef 369-1248
[1857-1916] Son of John Chadwick, stone cutter.

Born in Fixby.

He was a stone cutter of Elland [1877] / a stone quarryman [1881] / a stone worker [1891] / a stone hewer [1901] / caretaker for chapel & school [1911].

In 1877, he married (1) Alice Mitchell [1854-1899] at Halifax Parish Church.

Alice was born in Elland, the daughter of Henry Mitchell

She was a woollen weaver [1881]



  1. Edith Ann [b 1878] who was a worsted operative [1891] and  married [Halifax Q3 1903] John Crowther
  2. James Henry
  3. Arthur Edward [b 1885] who was a solicitor's clerk [1901]
  4. Charles Fred [b 1889] who was a piecer for cotton spinner  [1901]
  5. Lawrence [b 1892]

They lived at

  • Upper Edge, Elland [1881]
  • 29 Banks End, Upper Edge, Elland [1891]
  • Bank End, Upper Edge, Elland [1901]
  • 10 Commons Road, Upper Edge, Elland [1911]

Alice died in 1899 (aged 45).

In 1904, Hiram married (2) Clara Greenwood [1864-19??] in Halifax.

Clara was born in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire

Hiram died in Halifax in 1916 (aged 59) 

Chadwick, HoltRef 369-2143
[1858-1909] He was landlord at the New Inn, Todmorden [1897, 1900] and Fountain, Todmorden [1905].

In 1881, he married Jane Hannah Davison [1857-1913].

Jane Hannah came from Shotley Bridge, Durham

They lived at 21 Dalton Street, Stansfield (with his father-in-law)  [1881].

After his death, Jane Hannah took over at the Fountain [1909]

Chadwick, JamesRef 369-7
[1834-1???] Born in Leeds.

He was a stuff presser [1881] / a worsted stuff presser [1891].

Around 1863, he married Caroline [1836-1???].

Caroline was born in Bradford


  1. Mary H. [b 1863] who was a cork brander & sorter [1881]
  2. Lee [b 1867] who was a bobbin liverer [1881], a thick  wire drawer [1891]
  3. Annie Eliza [b 1870] who was a silk spreader [1891] who  married Jennings Sowood
  4. Wright
  5. Arthur [b 1878]

They lived at

  • 2 Hayden Street, Boothtown [1881]
  • 17 Cecil Street, Skircoat [1891]

Chadwick, James Henry HaughtonRef 369-1714
[1881-1917] MA, DSO.

Son of Hiram Chadwick.

Born in Elland.

He was educated at Lower Edge School / a worsted operative [1891] / a resident student in training (2nd year) at Borough Road Training  College, Isleworth, Middlesex [1901] / a teacher at the Akroyd Place School & Higher Board School / a student at Trinity College Cambridge / a lecturer at Bristol University Training College / HM Inspector of Schools [1911].

In 1911, he was living at Fixby with his sister Edith Ann and brother-in-law John Crowther.

During World War I, he served as a Lieutenant Colonel with the 24th Battalion Manchester Regiment.

He was killed when hit in the head by a shell fragment [4th May 1917] (aged 36).

He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order.

He was buried at Mory Abbey Military Cemetery, Mory, France [Grave Ref I C 10].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Upper Edge Baptist Church

Chadwick, JohnRef 369-1795
[17??-18??] Innkeeper at Elland.

Question: Does anyone know which inn this may have been?


In July 1805, he was declared bankrupt

Chadwick, JohnRef 369-1072
[18??-1877] He was a leading basso of the Todmorden Musical Society. On 22nd December 1876, he was injured by a circular saw whilst at work. He died 6th January 1877

Chadwick, JohnRef 369-1010
[18??-19??] Of New Pellon, Halifax.

He married Emma Smithies

Emma was the daughter of
Joseph Smithies

He/they moved to the USA and lived at Albion, NY.

Emma died 15th June 1909 (aged 57).

She is remembered at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden (Grave Ref: Xm16

Chadwick, JohnRef 369-3
[1801-18??] Born in Sowerby.

He was a cotton spinner.

He married Ruth [1805-1879].

Ruth was born in Sowerby


  1. James [b 1826]
  2. William

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 819]

Chadwick, JohnRef 369-495
[1806-18??] Son of William Chadwick, farmer.

He was a weaver of Stainland [1844].

He married (1) Unknown.

On 2nd January 1844, he married (2) Mary Harper [1804-18??] at Halifax Parish Church.

Mary was the daughter of John Harper, woolsorter

Chadwick, JohnRef 369-341
[1836-1913] He was a stone delver.

He married Lydia Ann Lumb [1840-1899].

Child: Squire

They lived at Elland

Chadwick, ListerRef 369-2007
[1846-1896] Of Ramsden, Chadwick & Company

Chadwick, Maurice HoldsworthRef 369-2
[1896-1958] Landlord of the Shepherds' Rest, Sowerby Bridge [1945-1958]

Chadwick, RobertRef 369-9650
[1867-19??] He was Secretary of Ripponden Conservative Club [1901]

Chadwick, RonaldRef 369-2019
[1913-1944] Son of Annie & Albert Chadwick.

He was educated at St Augustine's School & Halifax Secondary School / an officer in the Boys' Brigade / employed at Wilkinson's Clay Works, Elland / a Territorial.

In [Q3] 1937, he married Winifred Lyndon Adams in Halifax.


  1. daughter

The family lived at 71 Park Street, Halifax / 27 Moorlands Place, Halifax.

During World War II, he was called-up [September 1939], and with the Glider Pilot Regiment (Army Air Corps).

On D-Day, he was the pilot of a Horsa glider which made a forced landing after the towrope was severed by gunfire.

He was killed by a sniper [6th June 1944] (aged 31).

He was buried at St. Desir War Cemetery, France [Grave Ref III A 2].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Chadwick, SquireRef 369-332
[1864-1927] Son of John Chadwick.

Born in Elland [17th January 1864].

He was a delver.

In 1887, he married (1) Lucy Ann Naylor [1867-1892].

In 1897, he married (2) Rebecca Freeman in Halifax.


  1. Nellie [b 1899]
  2. John [b 1901]
  3. Ronald [1908-1988]

Squire died in Southowram [6th January 1927] & was buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram

Chadwick, TheodoreRef 369-459
[18??-19??] He was the driver of the tram involved in the North Bridge Tram Accident [1906].

An investigation indicated that he had applied the brakes incorrectly and he was dismissed after the accident, and, although an inquest cleared him of all blame, Halifax Corporation refused to reinstate him. This triggered off the Halifax Tram Strike

Chadwick, TheodoreRef 369-867
[18??-19??] Landlord of the Stag & Pheasant, Brighouse [1914].

In August 1914, he was fined £1 plus 6/6d costs for selling liquor during prohibited hours. 3 local men were fined similar amounts for being on the premises

Chadwick, TheodoreRef 369-589
[1877-1918] Son of Thomas Chadwick.

Born in Brockwell, Triangle.

He was a member of St Peter's Church, Sowerby / a domestic gardener [1891] / a porter at the Royal Halifax Infirmary, Free School Lane, [1901] / a gardener for Borough Council [1911] / a motor man at a garage in Blackpool.

In 1904, he married Ethel Mary Broadbent [1882-19??] in Halifax.

They lived at

  • 2 William Street, Halifax [1911]
  • Hyde Park Road, Halifax
  • Brighouse
  • 9 Hall Lane, Northowram [1918]

During World War I, he enlisted [August 1916] and served as a Private with the 8th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment.

He was in the motor transport service, and was transferred to the Infantry [July 1917].

He was killed in action [22nd March 1918].

The Halifax Courier [27th April 1918] reported his death with a photograph.

He was buried at Le Cateau Military Cemetery, France [Grave Ref V B 3].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Chadwick, ThomasRef 369-1178
[1811-18??] Born in Sowerby.

He was a farm servant [1871].

He married Unknown.

Child: Thomas

They lived at Upper Brockwell, Sowerby [1871].

Thomas was a widower by 1871.

Living with Thomas [in 1871] were son Thomas & his wife

Chadwick, ThomasRef 369-1176
[1848-1???] Son of Thomas Chadwick.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a woollen cloth finisher of Sowerby [1871] / a farm labourer [1881, 1891].

In [Q1] 1871, he married Eliza Jane Crowther [1851-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.

Eliza Jane, of Skircoat, was born in Shibden, the daughter of John Crowther, stuff singer


  1. Sarah Ann [b 1872] who was a worsted twister [1891]
  2. Mary Jane [b 1875]
  3. Theodore
  4. Bilton [b Q3 1881]
  5. Florence [b 1887]

The family lived at

  • Upper Brockwell, Sowerby [with Thomas's widowed father  1871]
  • Brockwell, Sowerby [1881, 1891]

Chadwick, ThomasRef 369-27
[1867-1???] Born in Salford

He was a warehouseman [1894].

On 13th January 1894, he married Hannah Hollas at St George's Church Sowerby.

Hannah was the daughter of
Samuel Hollas

They had no children.

Hannah died in Blackpool [11th January 1953] & was buried at St Luke's Church, Norland [16th January 1953]

Chadwick, W.Ref 369-1617
[18??-19??] Partner in J. & W. Chadwick.

He lived at 33 Kliffen Place, Halifax [1905]

Chadwick, WallaceRef 369-1783
[1879-1918] Son of William Chadwick.

Born in Wheatley [29th December 1879]; baptised at Christ Church, Pellon [25th March 1880].

On 15th August 1903, he married Grace Ina Pickles in Wesley's Chapel, Broad Street, Halifax.

Grace was born in Halifax [1st March 1874]


  1. Jack [1904-1963]

They lived at 14 Kliffen Place, Coronation Road, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/5th Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment.

He died 26th April 1918 (aged 39).

He was buried at Suffolk Cemetery, Vierstraat, Belgium [Grave Ref C 11].

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

Grace never remarried and died in Halifax [2nd February 1949]

Chadwick, WatsonRef 369-1303
[18??-19??] Partner with James Currie [1905]

Chadwick, WilliamRef 369-2524
[1833-1895] Son of John Chadwick.

He was a labourer of Halifax [1879] / Police constable [1881].

In 1879, he married Hannah at Halifax Parish Church.

Hannah (née Swaine) was the widow of Joseph Hardy

They lived at 78 Rhodes Street, Halifax [1881].

William died 17th June 1895 (aged 62).

Hannah died 11th January 1898 (aged 69).

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 819] with William's mother & Hannah's daughter Julia Hardy

Chadwick, WilliamRef 369-5
[1843-1914] He was a railway porter.

On 14th September 1872, he married Alice Law [1849-1927] in Halifax.

Child: Wallace

William & Alice were buried at Illingworth Church

Chadwick, WrightRef 369-6
[1872-1926] Son of James Chadwick.

He was an oil cloth printer [1891] / a general labourer [1901] / a collector for clothing club [1911].

In [Q4] 1901, he married Janey Anderson [1881-1963] in Halifax.

Janey was born in Bootle, Liverpool [1st June 1880].

She was a collector for a tradesman supply company [1939]


Children: (possibly) Arthur [b 1913]

They lived at

  • 50 Pear Street, Halifax (living with Wright's sister  Annie Eliza & her husband Jennings Sowood) [1901]
  • 23 Burnley Road, Halifax [1911]
  • 29 Hampden Place, Halifax [1939]

Wright died 13th March 1926 (aged 54)  & was buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell [Grave Ref: 501-G] with Jennings Sowood

He was buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell.

A Janey Chadwick died in Halifax [Q1 1963] (aged 82) 


Chadwick surnameRef 369-1

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

There are 33 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Chadwick, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Chadwick

Marriages 1882, 1891, 1942; Death 1907


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