Charnock ...



The entries for people & families with the surname Charnock are gathered together in this SideTrack.

This Page does not include people with other forms of the surname.

The individuals listed are not necessarily related to each other.


Alfred Charnock [18??-19??]
Edgar Charnock [1848-1900]
Edgar Charnock [1887-1918]
George Charnock [1853-1915]
J. H. Charnock [18??-19??]
James Charnock [17??-17??]
Rev James Charnock [1761-1819]
James Charnock [1775-1843]
Rev James Charnock [1792-1846]
James Charnock [18??-18??]
James Charnock [1827-1895]
James Hanson Charnock [18??-1???]
Rev John Charnock [1804-1846]
Jonathan Charnock [1825-1875]
Rev Joseph Charnock [1767-1847]
Rev Joseph Charnock [1802-1867]
Percy Charnock [1887-1918]
Richard Charnock [1851-1915]
Robinson Charnock [1864-1950]
Samuel Charnock [1834-1???]
Thomas Charnock [17??-1???]
Thomas Charnock [1776-1846]
Rev Thomas Charnock [1795-1818]
Thomas Charnock [18??-18??]
Rev Thomas Brooksbank Charnock [1800-1847]
William Charnock [1752-1840]


Charnock, Alfred
[18??-19??] One of a partnership who bought J. & J. Mallinson in 1912

Charnock, Edgar
[1848-1900] Son of Jonathan Charnock.

He was a stone merchant and quarry owner / a partner in J. Charnock & Son.

The partnership was dissolved about 1882.

In 1890, George was sole proprietor of J. Charnock & Sons.

He lived at Grange House, Southowram

Charnock, Edgar
[1887-1918] Born in Shelf.

Baptised at St Mary the Virgin, Illingworth.

During World War I, he served as a Rifleman with the Rifle Brigade, posted to the 1st/5th Brigade London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade).

He was killed in action in France / Flanders [29th August 1918].

He is remembered on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, France [Grave Ref 10]

He is remembered on Coley War Memorial

Charnock, George
[1853-1915] Son of Jonathan Charnock.

He was a stone merchant / partner in J. Charnock & Son. The partnership was dissolved about 1882.

In 1890, he was sole proprietor of J. Charnock & Sons.

In 1888, he was (possibly) director of Luther Hanson & Company (Limited)

Charnock, J. H.
[18??-19??] Of Jonathan Charnock & Sons.


Question: Is he the same person as James Hanson Charnock?

 

He lived at Grange House, Southowram [1905]

Charnock, James
[17??-17??] He built the Gin Pit Inn, Swill Hill.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Thomas

Charnock, Rev James
[1761-1819] Son of Thomas Charnock.

He was Perpetual Curate of Haworth [1791-1819] at St Michael & All Angels, Haworth. He was succeeded by Rev Patrick Brontë

On 3rd July 1797, he married Mary Barraclough in Bradford.


Mary was the daughter of Thomas Barraclough of Fairweather Green
 

Children:

  1. Thomas Brooksbank
  2. daughter [b 26th June 1801]

James died 25th May 1819

Charnock, James
[1775-1843] He was landlord of the Old Queens Head, Queenshead / landlord in Denholme Gate.

He lived in Manchester [1843].

James died 23rd July 1843 (aged 68).

An obituary in the Bradford Observer said that


He was a near relative of Rev James Charnock of Haworth
 

Charnock, Rev James
[1792-1846] Son of Rev Joseph Charnock.

He was a clergyman / a Fellow of University College, Oxford / chaplain to Elizabeth Sophia Lawrence of Fountains Abbey.


Elizabeth Sophia Lawrence of Fountains Abbey died [1845] and left £15,000 to James, £6,000 to his brother John and £7,000 to their sister Rebecca
 

He was buried at Heptonstall Church

Charnock, James
[18??-18??] Brewer.

Partner in Lupton, Charnock & Company

Charnock, James
[1827-1895] Son of Thomas Charnock, wheelwright.

Born in Queensbury.

He was a twister [1850] / a twister cotton warps (mill) [1851] / licensed victualler at the Bee-hive, Halifax [1861, 1864] / a brewer [1867] / a brewer (employing 12 men) [1871] / a retired brewer [1881].

In 1850, he married Mary Hoyle [1824-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary, from Ovenden, was the daughter of James Hoyle, carter
 

Children:

  1. Alice [b 1848] who married William Turner
  2. Martha Jane [1851-1921] who married Richard Smithies

The family lived at

  • Queens Head, Northowram [1851]
  • 8 Trinity Road, Halifax [1871]
  • 4 St John's Lane, Halifax [1881]
  • Moorside Road, Ovenden [1891]
  • Grove House, Halifax [1895, 1901]

Living with the family [in 1881, 1891, 1901], were their Smithies grandchildren

Charnock, James Hanson
[18??-1???] Gentleman.

Recorded in May 1860, when he was a member of the Grand Jury at the West Riding Intermediate Sessions in Bradford


Question: Is he the same person as J. H. Charnock?

 

Charnock, Rev John
[1804-1846] MA.

Son of Rev Joseph Charnock.

Born in Heptonstall.

Baptised in Heptonstall.

He was educated at Lincoln College Oxford / Stipendiary Curate at Heptonstall [1828].

In 1844, he married Harriet Dorothea Ricketts.


Harriet Dorothea was the daughter of Vice-Admiral Sir Robert Tristram Ricketts, Bt
 

John died in 1846.

He was buried at Heptonstall Church

On 20th February 1868, Harriet Dorothea married (2) Edmund Haworth of Churchdale, Derbyshire

Charnock, Jonathan
[1825-1875] Born in Queen's Head.

He was a contractor and quarry owner / established Jonathan Charnock & Sons at Pellon Lane Saw Mills, Halifax [1849] / a stone mason & contractor employing 12 masons & labourers [1861] / a master builder employing 105 men & 26 boys [1871].

In August 1866, newspapers reported


On 20th August 1866, masons in the employment of Mr Mason, builder, of Halifax, ceased work at the instance of the Operative Masons' Committee, on account of the introduction of machines for the scouring of ashlar. Mr Mason has issued a circular convening a meeting of master builders
 

On 14th June 1848, he married Nancy Jowett [1830-1885] at St Peter's Church, Bradford (Bradford Cathedral).


Nancy was born in Cullingworth.

She was a bonnet maker [1861]

 

Children:

  1. Edgar
  2. George
  3. Sarah [1855-1932]

The family lived at 10 North Parade, Halifax [1861, 1871].

Jonathan died at Bournemouth [17th December 1875].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £5,000 [Resworn under £20,000]. Probate was granted to his widow Nancy, son Edgar, and Richard Horsfall (architect).

See Thomas Gall

Charnock, Rev Joseph
[1767-1847] Son of Thomas Charnock.

A handloom weaver who lived at Windy Harbour Farm, Todmorden.

He studied for the church and was curate at Bishop Thornton, Yorkshire before becoming assistant Curate to Rev Tobit Sutcliffe [for 9 years & 8 months] and Vicar at Heptonstall [for 44 years, 9 months & 10 days].

He was Master of Heptonstall Grammar School for 45 years.

He was instrumental in the building of St James the Great Church, Hebden Bridge.

On 29th December 1783, he married Hannah Bates.


Hannah was baptised at Mixenden [7th January 1766], the only surviving child of Thomas Bates.

While riding pillion behind her husband at Heptonstall Bank, Hannah slipped off and broke her thigh; she spent the rest of her life on crutches

 

Children:

  1. Martha [1787-1857] who married Thomas Sugden
  2. Elizabeth [b 1786]
  3. Mary [1787-1790]
  4. Hannah [b 1789]
  5. Sarah [1790-1855] who married [1810] Henry Patchett from Heptonstall
  6. James
  7. Grace [1794-1877] who married (1) Henry Jackson, (2) [21st November 1848] William Roper of Halifax
  8. Thomas
  9. Priscilla [1797-1800]
  10. Rebecca [b 1798]
  11. Priscilla [1800-1817]
  12. Joseph
  13. Joanna [1803-7th April 1838] who married John Smith and had a son Thomas Charnock Smith [1830-1854]
  14. John

His 4 sons became clergymen.

The family lived at Ovenden & Heptonstall.

Joseph died in 1847.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £2,000.

His executor was his son Rev Joseph Charnock.

Some members of the family were buried at Illingworth Church: Mary [] (aged 1790); Priscilla [28th April 1800]; Priscilla [] (aged 1817); Thomas [] (aged 1818); Hannah [] (aged 1827).

Some members of the family were buried at Heptonstall Church: Joseph (Snr) [30th December 1847]; Joanna [] (aged 1838); James [] (aged 1846); John [] (aged 1846) 

Charnock, Rev Joseph
[1802-1867] MA.

Son of Rev Joseph Charnock.

Born in Heptonstall.

Baptised in Heptonstall.

He was educated at Worcester College Oxford / a clergyman.

In 1837, he married Mary Horner Reynard [1770-1863] in Halifax

Charnock, Percy
[1887-1918] Son of Edmund Charnock of 7 Alma Street, Queensbury.

He was a monumental mason.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He and a colleague were killed instantly when the enemy machine guns opened fire as the Regiment were crossing the main road [2nd September 1918] (aged 31).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [21st September 1918].

He was buried at A. I. F. Burial Ground, Flers, France [Grave Ref II L 22]

Charnock, Richard
[1851-1915] Born in Ovenden.

He was a mason [1881] / a foreman mason [1891] / appointed Clerk of Works for the Workhouse Hospital which is to be built at Salterhebble [1896] / a builder's manager [1901].

In [Q3] 1876, he married Ellen Birch [1855-1891] in Halifax.


Ellen was born in Ovenden.

She was a worsted weaver [1881]

 

Children:

  1. Arthur [b 1877] who was a worsted mill hand [1915]
  2. Leonard [b 1889]

The family lived at

  • Brickfield, Ovenden [1881, 1891]
  • 4 Huddersfield Road, Halifax [1901]

H died Q3 1891 (aged 36) 

Charnock, Robinson
[1864-1950] He married Emma [1862-1936].

Children:

  1. Edna [1889-1960] who married John William Widdop

Robinson died 12th March 1950 (aged 86).

Emma died 14th December 1936 (aged 74).

Members of the family were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden

Charnock, Samuel
[1834-1???] Born in Halifax.

He was a carpet weaver [1881].

In 1862, he married Elizabeth Greenwood [1836-1???] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Samuel [b 1862] who was a shoe maker's apprentice [1881]
  2. Mary [b 1865] who was a card lacer [1881]
  3. Annie [b 1869]

The children were born in Halifax.

The family lived at 26 Grosvenor Terrace, Halifax [1881]

Charnock, Thomas
[17??-1???] Of the Gin Pit Inn, Swill Hill.

Son of James Charnock

In 1770, he & Thomas Bates bought Lanehead Colliery.

In November 1803, it was announced that


A beacon is to be erected at Charnocks, Swilling Hill
 

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Joseph
  2. James
  3. Thomas

Charnock, Thomas
[1776-1846] Son of Thomas Charnock.

He was a farmer, manufacturer & cattle dealer of Swill Hill.

In 1818, during bankruptcy proceedings, a meeting of his creditors was held at the Old Cock Inn, Halifax, to consider a proposal that the executors of his father's will should buy out his interest under that will.

He moved to Wilcock, near Thornton.

He died 3rd October 1846 (aged 70) 

Charnock, Rev Thomas
[1795-1818] Son of Rev Joseph Charnock.

Born in Ovenden.

He was educated at Merton College Oxford / a clergyman.

He was buried at Illingworth Church

Charnock, Thomas
[18??-18??] Of Folly Hall, Godley. Recorded in 1841, when he was an elector in the elections for MPs for the West Riding

Charnock, Rev Thomas Brooksbank
[1800-1847] MA.

Son of Rev James Charnock.

He assisted Rev Patrick Brontë at Haworth Church

Thomas hanged himself, and as a suicide, he could have been denied Christian burial, but, though he had by then handed over such duties to his son-in-law Rev Arthur Bell Nicholls, Rev Brontë insisted on personally officiating at his funeral

Charnock, William
[1752-1840] Of Ovenden:

He married Sarah [1741-1789].

He married Elizabeth [1776-1862].

William & his wives were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden

 

Charnock surname
There are over 20 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Charnock, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Charnock:


Marriage 1911
 



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