Carr ...



The entries for people & families with the surname Carr 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.


Carr, MrRef 407-1961
[17??-1???] The family came from Settle and Giggleswick.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Thomas
  2. William

Carr, A. J.Ref 407-872
[18??-19??] Local poet.

He worked on the trams for Halifax Corporation transport.

His work included

  • The May Pole, Warley

He was a member of the Calder Valley Poets

Carr, AnthonyRef 407-1978
[17??-17??] Born in Southowram. He was a yeoman [1746] and a labourer [1755].

In 6th December 1746, he married Elizabeth Clapham from Kildwick at Kildwick.

Children:

  1. John [1747] who died in infancy
  2. Mary [b 1750]
  3. John [b 1755]

Carr, Major C. R.Ref 407-692
[18??-19??] In 1922, he was one a 21 airmen who set off from Croydon Aerodrome in the 810-mile King's Cup race. As he flew his Avro Lucifer over Mixenden, he developed compass problems and had to land in a field behind Mixenden Council school. He had to spend the night at the Old Cock in Halifax whilst the aircraft was taken to Savile Park

Carr, Mrs ElizabethRef 407-2365
[19??-19??] In 1936, she was the proprietor of Carr's Wallpaper Stores at 56 Southgate, Halifax, and a confectioner at 60 Southgate, Halifax

Carr, Eric DesmondRef 407-1368
[1918-1941] Son of Violet & James Carr of Halifax.

Born in Harrogate.

He was educated at Akroyd Place School / employed by John Whittaker & Sons (Kingston) Limited.

He lived at 177 King Cross Road, Halifax.

During World War II, he served as an Able Seaman with the Royal Navy aboard the battleship HMS Barham.

He saw action in Matapan & Crete.

He was lost [25th November 1941] (aged 23)  when his ship was torpedoed off Alexandria, Egypt, by German Submarine U-331, and sank with the loss of 862 of her crew of 1,311.

He is remembered on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, England [Grave Ref 47 2], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Paul's Church, King Cross

Carr, FannyRef 407-1043
[1860-1???] In 1877, she married George Hartley in Halifax.

They had a daughter Rosina [b 1879].

George died in 1883 (aged 24).


In 1886, Fanny had a son Charles Beaumont Hartley – no father was recorded on the baptism record
 

In 1891, the family were living as lodgers with Joe Beaumont.

On 24th August 1891, Fanny had a daughter Eliza Beaumont Hartley.

In 1901, Rosina and Charles were living as lodgers with Charles Beaumont, brother of Joe Beaumont

Carr, Frederick UlyssesRef 407-1627
[1872-1917] Son of Martha & George Carr.

Born in Brighouse.

He was educated at Halifax Secondary School.

During World War I, he served as a Lieutenant Colonel with the Royal Army Veterinary Corps.

He died whilst seconded to the Egyptian Army. [10th November 1917] (aged 45).

He was buried at St Michael and All Angels, Haworth [South-West Part 741].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Secondary School

Carr, Rev George TrotterRef 407-2152
[1843-1912] He was a Congregational Minister living at 1 Margaret Street, Halifax / associated with Stannary Congregational Church, Halifax.

He died 24th May 1912 (aged 69).

He was buried at Stoney Royd Cemetery [Grave Ref: I 467 C]

Carr, Rev H. J.Ref 407-2129
[18??-19??] Pastor at Lee Mount Baptist Church [August 1919]

Carr, JamesRef 407-143
[1715-1794] Halifax attorney.

He was a subscriber to the publication of Watson's History

Carr, JohnRef 407-1293
[1???-18??] He was a Sgt-Major in the 2nd West Yorkshire Yeoman Cavalry [1828] / landlord of the White Swan Inn & Posting House, Halifax [1828, 1834, 1837]

Carr, JohnRef 407-32
[1723-1807] York-based mason and architect, known as Carr of York.

Son of Robert Carr.

Born at Horbury. He went into partnership with his father.

In 1746, he married Sarah Hinchcliffe. They had no children.

Carr designed many buildings, including Crow Nest, Lightcliffe, Haugh End House, Sowerby, Kirklees Hall, Brighouse, Lee House, Shibden, Lightcliffe Old Church, Pye Nest House, Halifax, Royds' House, Halifax, Saint Matthew's Church, Rastrick, Shay House, Halifax, The Square, Halifax, Well Head House, Halifax and White Windows, Sowerby, and Harewood House which was later altered by Sir Charles Barry. He was Lord Mayor of York [1770, 1785]

Carr, Right Rev ThomasRef 407-2
[1787-1859] BA, DD.

Son of Thomas Carr.

He was appointed a chaplain to the East India Company and moved to India [1817].

In February 1838, he was appointed the first Bishop of Bombay

Carr, RobertRef 407-454
[1697-1760] Mason and quarry-owner of Leeds.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John
  2. son
  3. son
  4. son

Carr, Rev StephenRef 407-528
[16??-1718] Of Honley. He was a master at Heath Grammar School. He was Curate at Southowram [1708-1714]

He married Sarah Richardson

Carr surnameRef 407-1
Possibly derived from the element Carr.

There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Carr, as discussed in this SideTrack.

Carr, ThomasRef 407-1237
[18??-19??] Around 1880, he established business as a painter and general house decorator at 11-13 Gibbet Street, Halifax.

He did much work for the British Government in many parts of the country. He also worked on the Halifax Borough Markets

Carr, ThomasRef 407-1962
[1757-1???] Son of Mr Carr.

He moved to Halifax around 1770.

He was a bookkeeper. He became a manufacturer and moved to Gomersal.

He married Catherine Wilkinson.

Children:

  1. son
  2. Thomas

Carr, Thomas HowarthRef 407-1229
[1817-1892] Born in Malton.

He was a clerk (stone & building trade) [1871].

In [Q2] 1840, he married (1) Mary Parker [1819-1876] in Otley.


Mary was born in Leeds
 

Children:

  1. Annie [b 1851] who was a worsted weaver [1871]
  2. Martha Elizabeth [1853-10th October 1870] who was buried with her mother
  3. Hannah Louise [1857-4th April 1872] who was a book sewer [1871], & was buried with her mother

Mary died 30th March 1876 (aged 57).

She was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 1698], with Joseph Samuel Kirk [1829-4th April 1895].

In [Q3] 1876, Thomas (possibly) married (2) Mary Ann Kirk in Scarborough.

The family lived at

  • 45 Grosvenor Terrace, Halifax [1871]

Thomas died in Leeds [Q2 1892] (aged 75) 

Carr, WilliamRef 407-1831
[18??-1???] Manager at Halifax Corporation Gas Works. On 20th November 1888, he was charged with
wilfully, and with intent to defraud, abstracting 78 pages from a book said to be necessary for getting to the bottom of the gas scandals

Carr, Dr WilliamRef 407-1963
[17??-1???] Son of Mr Carr.

He was a surgeon apothecary at Elland



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