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Dearden, AbrahamRef 307-1063
[1850-1???] Son of Abraham Dearden, tailor.

He was a tailor of Heptonstall [1871, 1874] / a corn miller [1881] / a sack minder at flour mill [1891] / a corn miller [1901] / a retired tailor [1911].

In 1871, he married (1) Sarah Ann Heap [1850-1873] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah Ann, of Heptonstall, was the daughter of John Heap, waterman
 

Sarah Ann died in Todmorden in 1873 (aged 23).

In 1874, he married (2) Betty Barrett [1843-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Betty, of Wadsworth, was the daughter of John Barrett, mason
 

Children:

  1. Sam [b 1877] who was a fustian tailor [1891], a tailor's cutter (fustian) [1901], a fustian clothing cutter-out [1911]
  2. Sarah [b 1880] who was a clothiers machinist (fustian) [1901], a fustian machinist [1911]
  3. Arthur

The children were born in Heptonstall.

The family lived at

  • Lower High Street, Hebden Bridge, Heptonstall [1881]
  • 6 New Street, Hebden Bridge, Heptonstall [1891]
  • 67 Bridge Lanes/Market Street, Hebden Bridge [1901, 1911, 1915]

Dearden, AnneRef 307-541
[1832-1875] Eldest daughter of John Dearden.

In 1841, with both parents dead, she and her siblings were living in York with Bridget Charnock.

In 1851, she was living with her uncle, Henry Greenwood Esq., of West Lodge Ripon.

In July 1854, she married Samuel Cunliffe-Lister

Dearden, ArthurRef 307-973
[1885-1916] Son of Abraham Dearden.

He was an apprentice painter & decorator [1901] / a house painter [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 9th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died of wounds [11th December 1916] (aged 32).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [23rd December 1916].

He was buried at Varennes Military Cemetery, France [Grave Ref I G 64]

Dearden, CalebRef 307-2
[1798-1862] Born in Bacup.

In 1823, he married Elizabeth Pennington [1799-1870] in Brotherton.


Elizabeth was born in Brotherton
 

Children:

  1. Margaret [b 1823]
  2. George [b 1830]
  3. Caleb

The couple died in Halifax: Caleb [8th March 1862]; Elizabeth [15th December 1870].

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

Dearden, CalebRef 307-970
[1832-1894] Son of Caleb Dearden.

Born in Halifax.

He was landlord of the Albion Inn, Halifax [1869, 1894].

On 29th August 1867, he married Mary Anne Tidswell [1840-1869] in Halifax.


Mary was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. William [1835-1862]
  2. Thomas [b 1837]
  3. Ann [b 1838]
  4. Elizabeth [1844-1865]

The couple died in Halifax: Caleb [12th October 1894]; Mary 24/7/1869 [].

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

Caleb is mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1894

Dearden, CharlesRef 307-1044
[17??-18??] He was a founder member of Square Independent Chapel, Halifax.

He was buried at Square Independent Chapel, Halifax

Dearden, CharlesRef 307-571
[1821-1878] He married Rachel Dearden.


Rachel was the daughter of
John Rayner
 

Children:

  1. child
  2. child
  3. child
  4. child
  5. child
  6. child
  7. child
  8. child
  9. child

Dearden, Edward ArmitageRef 307-524
[1859-1922] Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton mill manager [1883].

On 3rd March 1883, he married Mary Ellen Elizabeth Ellis [1863-1931] in Littleborough.


Mary Ellen Elizabeth was born in London
 

Children:

  1. Charles Ellis [1859-1941] who was a cashier
  2. Rowland Edward [1886-1959] who was a chauffeur
  3. Harold Oswald Dearden
  4. Ethel Minett [1890-1967] who married [1918] Richard Vernon Thomas

They lived at Triangle [1911]

Dearden, ElizabethRef 307-102
[17??-18??] Of Halifax. She was the second wife of John Fielden

Dearden, GeorgeRef 307-920
[17??-17??]

In 1741, he married Sarah Patchett at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah was the daughter of
Abraham Patchett
 

Children:

  1. Sarah [b 1745]

Dearden, GeorgeRef 307-8
[1822-1878] Son of William Dearden.

Born in Wakefield [5th July 1822].

Baptised at St John's Church, Wakefield [7th August 1822].

He was a book keeper of Halifax [1849] / a commercial clerk (carpet manufactory) [1851, 1861] / a carpet manufacturer [1871].

On 27th March 1849, he married Elizabeth Mary Comley [1825-1???] at St Bride's Church, Fleet Street, London.


Witnesses: Sophia Ann Comley, Maria Dearden
 


Elizabeth Mary was born in Hammersmith, Middlesex, the daughter of John Comley
 

Children:

  1. Walter C. [b 1850] who was a chemist manufacturer [1871]
  2. Alfred W. [b 1852]
  3. Emily A. [b 1853]
  4. Frank [1854-1878] who died in Brent, Devon, was buried there & is remembered on his father's grave
  5. Sophia [b 1857]
  6. Florence M. [b 1867]

They lived at

Living with them [in 1871] was widowed sister Sophia Swift [b  1823].

George died 11th August 1878.

He & Frank were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 903] with brother William Lister Dearden

Dearden, Harold OswaldRef 307-520
[1888-1917] Son of Edward Armitage Dearden.

Born in Triangle.

He was a shoemaker [1911] / (possibly) employed by W. & R. K. Lee Limited.

During World War I, he served as a Sergeant with the West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He was killed in action [31st October 1917].

He is remembered on Ripponden War Memorial, and on the W. & R. K. Lee Limited Roll of Honour

Dearden, HelliwellRef 307-1023
[1879-19??] Son of silk dresser David Dearden.

Born in Manningham, Bradford.

He was farmer at Royal Oak, Mytholmroyd, Sowerby, [1910] / innkeeper at the Black Horse, Hebden Bridge [1911].

In 1910, he married Janet Crabtree [1885-19??] of Pall Mall, Mytholmroyd, at Halifax Parish Church

Dearden, J. F.Ref 307-797
[1???-18??] Coroner at Todmorden & Walsden. Recorded in 1850


Question: Could this have been a Leeds Mercury typo for Thomas F. Dearden?

 

Dearden, JamesRef 307-476
[1???-1850] Aka Lusty. On 8th November 1850, he died after being run over by a cart at Gauxholme, Todmorden

Dearden, Rev JamesRef 307-679
[18??-18??] Pastor at Lydgate Baptist Church, Todmorden [1861]. He resigned in 1883

Dearden, JohnRef 307-10
[1798-1878] Born 4th August 1798.

He married Elizabeth [1797-1880].


Elizabeth was born 11th December 1797
 

Children:

  1. James [1840-1882] who was buried with his parents

John died 2nd March 1878 (aged 80).

Elizabeth died 24th February 1880 (aged 83).

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 2689] with brother-in-law Job Oates

Dearden, JohnRef 307-345
[1835-1901] JP.

Son of John Dearden.

Born in Halifax.

In 1841, with both parents dead, he and his siblings were living in York with Bridget Charnock.

In 1851, he was at school in Brighthelmstone (Brighton), Sussex.

He was a magistrate [1871] / Captain in the 13th Light Dragoons.

He was (possibly) one of the subscribers to John Horner's book Buildings in the Town & Parish of Halifax [1835].

On 15th May 1860, he married Henrietta Maria Edwards at St George's Church, Hanover Square, London.


Henrietta Maria was the daughter of Sir Henry Edwards
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1861]
  2. Margaret [b 1863]
  3. Agnes [b 1864]
  4. Annie [b 1865]
  5. Henry [b 1868]
  6. Arthur [b 1870]

They lived at

Henrietta Maria died in Haywards Heath [27th July 1924].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £521 19/10d.

Probate was granted to son Henry Dearden

Dearden, JohnRef 307-6
[18??-18??]


Question: Is this person related to Thomas Dearden [18??-18??]?

 

Architect in Halifax who was active in the 1850s-1860s. He had an office at Hanover Street, Halifax [1859-1866], and was involved in

Dearden, JohnRef 307-767
[1???-1844] He was killed in an accident in which a coach driven by William Smith overturned, injuring Mr Wainwright and killing Dearden

Dearden, JohnRef 307-76
[16??-17??] He married Susan, daughter of James Oates

Dearden, JohnRef 307-79
[1616-1683] Son of Richard Dearden.

In 1626, he inherited £800 and Wood Lane Hall, Sowerby from his father. He rebuilt the hall 1649-1651.

When he died, 300 funeral guests – mostly residents of Sowerby – enjoyed a sumptuous meal of mutton, lamb, beef, veal, 30 dozen loaves of bread, biscuits, and cakes, and 10 gallons of claret

Dearden, JohnRef 307-D867
[1713-1775] Of Hollins, Luddenden

He married Ellen [1715-1799].

Children:

  1. Susanna who died in infancy
  2. John

Members of the family were buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden and they are remembered there together with John's parents and 2 sisters

Dearden, JohnRef 307-868
[1756-1786] Son of John Dearden

On 8th May 1773, he married Susannah Bargh at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. John

The family lived at The Hollins.

961786 died (aged 29).

He is remembered at St Mary's Church, Luddenden

After his death, Susannah married Johnson Atkinson

Dearden, JohnRef 307-259
[1773-1854] Born in Heptonstall.

Tailor and clothier of Hebden Bridge. In 1801, he was appointed JP.

He was one of the subscribers to John Horner's book Buildings in the Town & Parish of Halifax [1835].

On 14th October 1794, he married Elizabeth (Betty) Speak [17??-1835] at Heptonstall Church.

Children:

  1. William

In 1851, he was living with his son William at The Hollins, Warley.

He was dead by 1857.

See Warley Grammar School

Dearden, JohnRef 307-933
[1775-1838] JP.

Son of John Dearden.

He was a magistrate / Lieutenant Colonel of the First West York Militia.

He married Anne [1778-1835].

Children:

  1. John

Anne died 8th January 1835.

John died after a lingering illness [15th June 1838].

Probate records show that John left an estate valued at £5,000.

Members of the family were buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden

Dearden, JohnRef 307-935
[1802-1839] JP.

Son of John Dearden.

In January 1831, he married Margaret Greenwood [1803-1839].


Margaret came from Leeds
 

Children:

  1. Anne
  2. Margaret
  3. John

Margaret died 4th March 1839 (aged 36).

John died 8th December 1939.

Probate records show that John left an estate valued at £4,000.

His executor was Henry Greenwood, his wife's brother.

In 1841, the children were living in York with Bridget Charnock.

In 1851, Anne was living with her uncle, Henry Greenwood in Ripon, Margaret was at school in St Marylebone, London, John was at school in Brighthelmstone, Sussex

Members of the family were buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden

Dearden, JohnRef 307-332
[1831-1901] Born in Southowram.

On 20th May 1889, he married Ruth Womersley in Halifax.


Ruth was the daughter of
Edward Womersley
 

They had no children.

Ruth died in St Luke's Hospital [13th March 1925].

She was buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram

Dearden, JohnRef 307-3
[1862-19??] Born in Mill Bank.

He was a brick layers labourer [1901] / a carter at fire clay works [1911].

In 1899, he married Lydia in Halifax.


Lydia (née Berry) was the widow/wife of
John Anderson.

She had 2 sons by her first marriage: Henry & Willie

 

The family lived at

  • Black Boy Cottage, Akroydon, Halifax [1901]
  • 6 Tanhouse Hill, Hipperholme, Brighouse [1911]

Living with them [in 1901] was Lydia's sons Willie Anderson.

Living with them [in 1911] were Lydia's sons Henry (clay miner) & Willie Anderson [b 1890] (carter at fire clay works) 

Dearden, JoshuaRef 307-127
[1660-1696] Chief constable of Sowerby.

He died 26th March 1696 (aged 36)  Heywood records his death


Mr Joshua Dearden (chief constable) of Sowrby, dyed 26 March 1696, bureyed at Halifax 30 March 1696, age 36, prejudiced himself by brandy
 

See Wood Lane Hall, Sowerby

Dearden, MargaretRef 307-435
[1833-1907] Daughter of John Dearden.

In 1841, with both parents dead, she and her siblings were living in York with Bridget Charnock.

In 1851, she was at school in St Marylebone, London.

On 22nd April 1857, she married Thomas Thompson Cunliffe-Lister

Dearden, RichardRef 307-132
[15??-1626] Yeoman-clothier. He was Constable of Sowerby [1609].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John

See Wood Lane Hall, Sowerby

Dearden, ThomasRef 307-4
[1794-1877] Born in Armley, Leeds [6th June 1794].

He was a timber merchant [1841] / a rope maker (employing 5 men & 5 lads) [1851] / a retired builder of houses [1861, 1871].

He contributed £100 towards the building of Harrison Road Chapel, Carlton Street.

He was also involved in the construction of the Chapel.

He married (1) Mary [1789-18??].


Mary was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Harriet Farrar (Dearden) [b 1824]

Deaths are recorded for Mary Dearden in Halifax [Q2/1857, Q2/1858, Q2/1859].

In [Q4] 1859, he married (2) Eliza Brearley [1817-1878] in Halifax.


Eliza was born in Halifax
 

They lived at

  • 2 Bond Street, Halifax [1841]
  • 12 New Bond Street, Halifax [1851]
  • 12 Upper Bond Street, Halifax [1861]
  • 21 New Bond Street, Halifax [1871]

Thomas died 15th May 1877 (aged 83).

Eliza died 21st October 1878 (aged 61).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 250]

Dearden, ThomasRef 307-5
[18??-18??]


Question: Is this person related to John Dearden [18??-18??]?

 

Architect in Halifax who was active in the 1850s-1860s. He had an office at Hanover Street, Halifax [1859-1866], and was involved in

Dearden, ThomasRef 307-974
[1898-1918] Son of Fred Dearden of Hebden Bridge.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 8th Battalion King's Own (Royal Regiment Lancaster).

He died 10th May 1918 (aged 20).

He was buried at Sandpits British Cemetery, Fouquereuil, France [Grave Ref I G 8]

Dearden, Thomas F.Ref 307-506
[1???-18??] Hebden Bridge attorney. He practised at the White Horse, Hebden Bridge [1834]. He was Coroner at Todmorden [1861]

Dearden, WilfredRef 307-434
[1888-1917] Son of T. E. Dearden of Bacup, Lancashire.

Born in Rochdale.

During World War I, he served as a Driver with the 39th Trench Mortar Battery Royal Field Artillery.

He died 26th July 1917 (aged 29).

He was buried at Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref II G 3].

He is remembered on Todmorden War Memorial

Dearden, WilliamRef 307-9
[1801-18??] He was a joiner of Halifax [1822] / a carpenter [1832] / a joiner [1829, 1841].

On 19th March 1822, he married Ann Milnes [1801-18??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Anne was born in Wakefield.

She was widowed with income from life interest in house property [1851] / a property owner [1861]

 

Children:

  1. George
  2. William Lister
  3. Maria [b 12th January 1827; bapt Wakefield 20th April 1828]
  4. Elizabeth [b 11th February 1829; bapt Wakefield 8th August 1830] who married Hamer Hilton
  5. Anne [b 13th September 1832; bapt Wakefield 19th August 1833]
  6. Thomas [b 1838]
  7. Frederick [b 1840]

They lived at

  • Akeds Road, Halifax [1841]
  • 15 Trinity Row, Halifax [1851]
  • 1 Trinity Place, Halifax [1861]

William (possibly) died in 1842 or 1846 (aged 44).

An Ann Dearden died in Halifax in 1869 (aged 71) 

Dearden, WilliamRef 307-D141
[1803-1889] He was a poet and writer born in Hebden Bridge.

He wrote under the pseudonym of William Oakendale, and was also known as the Bard of Calderdale and the Bard of Caldene.

He was a friend of Branwell Brontë

Dearden, Rev WilliamRef 307-443
[1834-1892] MA, RN.

Only son of William Dearden. He was educated by his father, and then at Trinity College Cambridge. He was tutor to the sons of the Earls of Montgomery. He served with the Royal Navy. In 1886, he was appointed Chaplain at the Marines' Hospital, Chatham.

He was clerk chaplain and naval instructor of HMS Boscawen.

He married Emily Agnes.

He died at the Royal Naval Hospital, Great Yarmouth [23rd January 1892].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £56 5/2d. Probate was granted to Emily Agnes

Dearden, William ListerRef 307-7
[1824-1903] Son of William Dearden.

Born in Halifax [12th September 1824].

Baptised at St John's Church, Wakefield [20th April 1828].

He was a drysalter of Liverpool [1845] / a clerk (carpet manufacturing) [1861] / a clerk (carpet works) [1871] / a commercial clerk [1881, 1891, 1901].

In [Q3] 1845, he married (1) Elizabeth Dyson [1823-18??] at St Catherine's Church, Liverpool.


Elizabeth, of Liverpool, was born in Huddersfield, the daughter of Joshua Dyson, book keeper
 

Children:

  1. Lucy Ann [b 1848]
  2. Henry T. [b 1850] who was a commercial clerk (cotton) 
  3. [1871]
  4. Edward N. [b 1863]

In [Q4] 1873, he married (2) Sophia Ann [1822-1878] in Halifax.


Sophia Ann was born 4th September 1822, the daughter of John Comley.

She was the widow of James Joyce Swift

 

Sophia Ann died 9th October 1878 (aged 56).

In [Q3] 1880, he married (3) Martha Ann in Halifax.


Martha Ann was born in Halifax.

She was the widow of George Collins, and had a daughter: Sarah E. [b 1854] who was an elementary teacher [1881] & a son who married Eleanor

 

They lived at

  • 16 Gerrard Street, Halifax [1861]
  • 20 Carlton Street, Halifax [1871]
  • 24 Craven Terrace, Halifax [1881]
  • 5 Park Terrace, Halifax [1891, 1901]

Living with them [in 1891, 1901] were widowed daughter-in-law Eleanor Collins [b 1859] and her daughters Eleanor Collins [b 1885] & Dora Collins [b 1888].

Living with them [in 1901] was son-in-law George R. Collins [b  1884] (apprentice) electrical engineer.

William Lister died 19th March 1903 (aged 79).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 903] with his brother George Dearden.

Martha died 23rd December 1906 (aged 76).

She was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1353] with her first husband

 

The Dearden familyRef 307-505
A yeoman clothier family who lived at Wood Lane Hall, Sowerby.

They were land and property owners in the Luddenden area

 

Dearden surnameRef 307-1
The surname probably originated in Lancashire and uses the element den and means valley of the deer.

There are over 30 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Dearden, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.




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