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Denham, AbrahamRef 260-1021
[17??-18??] He was a bookkeeper [1816].

He married Hannah.

Children:

  1. Abraham

Denham, AbrahamRef 260-1022
[1816-1899] Son of Abraham Denham.

Born in Rastrick.

He was a stone labourer [1881] / a general labourer [1891].

In 1850, he married Elizabeth Sykes [1817-1???].


Elizabeth was born in Southowram.

She had a daughter (father unknown) Savina/Sabina Sykes [b  1845]

 

Children:

  1. Tom

The family lived at

  • New Street, Southowram [1871]
  • 36 New Street, Southowram [1881]
  • New Street, Southowram [1891]

Denham, Albert MarsdenRef 260-42
[1864-1937] JP.

Son of John Denham.

He was Mayor of Brighouse [1925-1928]

In [Q4] 1882, he married Mary Ellen Stott [1861-1947] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Algernon
  2. Eric Monro
  3. child
  4. child
  5. child
  6. child
  7. child
  8. child

The family lived at Holme Cottage, Lightcliffe.

Denham Street, Brighouse was named for him

Albert Marsden died 10th October 1937 (aged 73).

The couple were buried at Brighouse Cemetery

Denham, AlgernonRef 260-212
[1885-1961] JP.

Son of Albert Marsden Denham.

He was educated at Rastrick Grammar School.

He began work at the London & Yorkshire Bank and worked for several banks before becoming

He bought Lower Crow Nest Farm, Lightcliffe about 1920.

He married Lucy Hartley.


Lucy was the daughter of John Hartley
 

Children:

  1. John H.
  2. Eric Charles Aspinall

He held several public offices in Hipperholme and Brighouse. He was Chairman of Hipperholme UDC [1930]. He was Chairman of J. Blakeborough & Sons Limited [1954]. He was active in the acquisition of land for The Stray. He lived at Priestley Green.

See Northedge Park, Hipperholme

Denham, Miss AnnisRef 260-718
[1828-1896] Daughter of Jeremiah Denham.

She never married.

In 1861, she ran a school in Brighouse

Denham, B.Ref 260-518
[18??-18??] Tailor, draper, cab proprietor, sanitary inspector and undertaker with premises at Briggate, Brighouse [1868].

In January 1870, the business was advertised for sale in The Leeds Mercury

reasons given for leaving off business

In December 1880, he had gone into liquidation

Denham, BrierleyRef 260-574
[1835-1889]

In [Q2] 1856, he married Jane Cliffe [1835-1918] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Harry

Members of the family were buried at Brighouse Cemetery

Denham, Rev CharlesRef 260-1050
[18??-19??] Minister at Luddenden Wesleyan Methodist Church [1896].

Recorded in March 1913, when he preached at the re-opening of the Church after renovation

Denham, Charles HorsfallRef 260-776
[1841-1912] Of Goole.

He was a stone merchant [1871] / a director of the Halifax Stone Working Company / a director of the Halifax Equitable Benefit Building Society [1872].

On Good Friday 26th March 1875, he laid a date stone for Elland Wesley Chapel.

In August 1884, he was sentenced to 12 months' imprisonment for uttering false balance sheets declaring large dividends.

In [Q2] 1865, he married Sarah Elizabeth Crook [1841-1???] in Hackney, London.


Sarah Elizabeth was born in London
 

Children:

  1. Sarah E. [b 1866]
  2. Eleanor R. [b 1868]
  3. Charles T. [b 1870]

The children were born in Halifax.

They lived at 7 King Cross Street, Halifax [1871].

A Charles H. Denham died in Croydon, Surrey [Q4 1912] (aged 71) 

Denham, Charles WilfredRef 260-1026
[1878-1955] Son of Tom Denham.

He was a butcher [1926] / a general butcher (employer) [1901] / a butcher [1911].

He married Mary [1882-19??].

Children:

  1. Harold [b 1902]
  2. Marion [b 1904] who married Samuel Wharton
  3. Arnold [b 1908] who was a butcher [1955]

The family lived at

  • 11 Thornhill Bridge Lane, Brighouse [1911]
  • 118 Halifax Road, Brighouse [1955]

Charles Wilfred died 13th October 1955.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £4,205 5/6d.

Probate was granted to children Marion and Arnold

Denham, DavidRef 260-5
[1823-1857]

He married Elizabeth.

David died 10th January 1857 (aged 33).

Elizabeth died 19th March 1889 (aged 63).

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 3481]

Denham, DavidRef 260-3450
[1824-1870] Of Brighouse.

In [Q1] 1854, he married Elizabeth (Betty) Nelson [1824-1904] in Halifax.

The couple were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Denham, Eric MonroRef 260-945
[1900-1918] Son of Albert Marsden Denham.

He lived at 14 Vale Street, Brighouse.

He was educated at Rastrick Grammar School.

During World War I, he enlisted [March 1917], and served as a Private with the 5th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment.

He died 27th May 1918 (aged 18).

He is remembered on the Soissons Memorial, France, on the Memorial at Rastrick Grammar School, on Brighouse War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Bethel Chapel, Brighouse

Denham, Frank ArthurRef 260-859
[1886-1917] Son of Sarah & Joah Denham of 30 Harriet Street, Brighouse.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 48th Battalion Australian Infantry (Australian Imperial Forces).

He died 12th October 1917 (aged 31).

He was buried at Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref I H 21].

He is remembered on Brighouse War Memorial

Denham, FredRef 260-94
[1873-19??] Born in Cleckheaton.

He was a retail draper [1911].

In [Q3] 1903, he married Fanny Priestley Russell [1880-19??] in Halifax.


Fanny came from Brighouse
 

Children:

  1. Edith M. [b 1906]
  2. Mary E. [b 1911]

They lived at 63 Lightcliffe Road, Brighouse [1911]

Denham, GeoffreyRef 260-1059
[1918-1942] Son of Joseph Denham.

Born in Elland.

He was educated at Elland Grammar School / a draughtsman with Dempster's.

He lived at Hullen Edge Gardens, Elland.

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

He died in East Africa [1st June 1942].

He was buried at Nairobi War Cemetery, Kenya. [Grave Ref 2 G 4].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial, on the Memorial at Southgate Methodist Chapel, Elland, and on the Memorial at Brooksbank School, Elland

Denham, GeorgeRef 260-924
[18??-1???] Cooper and fancy ware dealer at Briggate, Brighouse.

In April 1898, he was declared bankrupt

Denham, H.Ref 260-290
[18??-192?] Established Denham's Tobacconists in Brighouse

Denham, HarryRef 260-573
[1859-1926] Son of Brierley Denham.

In [Q3] 1900, he married Emily Balmforth [1869-1955] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Arthur Brierley [1909-1989]

Harry died 2nd October 1926 (aged 67).

Emily died 20th February 1955 (aged 86).

Members of the family were buried at Brighouse Cemetery

Denham, JamesRef 260-10
[1795-1869] Born in Rastrick.

He was a weaver [1841] / a hand loom weaver [1851] / a wool weaver [1861].

In 1814, he married Sarah Brierley 1793-1860 at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Betty [b 1820]
  2. Joseph [b 1825]
  3. Sarah [b 1828]
  4. Tom
  5. Eli [b 1833] who was a mason [1851], a stone mason [1861]
  6. Bramley [b 1835]

The family lived at

  • Brighouse [1841]
  • Lock House, Brighouse [1851]
  • Ganny Lock, Brighouse [1861]

Living with them [in 1861] was Sally Sykes [b 1836]

Sarah died 11th January 1860 (aged 67).

James died in Brighouse [18th July 1869] (aged 73).

The couple were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Denham, JamesRef 260-782
[18??-1918]

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 2nd/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 13th April 1918.

He was buried at Brighouse Cemetery [F U 420].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Bethel Chapel, Brighouse

Denham, JamesRef 260-989
[1817-1889] Son of James Denham, weaver. He was a weaver of Southowram [1846] / a carpet weaver [1851, 1861].

In 1846, he married Martha Haigh [1820-1???].


Martha, of Southowram, was the daughter of John Haigh, delver
 

Children:

  1. Susannah [b 1848]
  2. Mary [b 1851]
  3. John [b 1853]
  4. Tom [b 1855]
  5. Joseph [b 1858]
  6. William
  7. Sharlington

The family lived at

  • 13 Blaithroyd Lane, Southowram [1851]
  • 18 Blaithroyd Lane, Southowram [1861]
  • 26 Blaithroyd Lane, Southowram [1871]
  • 23 Parliament Street, Halifax [1881]

James (possibly) died in 1889

Denham, James AlfredRef 260-1037
[1880-1938] Son of William Denham.

He was a shopkeeper [1911].

In [Q4] 1900, he married Jane [1879-19??] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Stanley [b 1901]
  2. Nellie [b 1908]

The family lived at 4 Bradford Road, Brighouse [1911]

Denham, JeremiahRef 260-994
[17??-18??] On 23rd May 1809, he married Mary Bottomley at Huddersfield.

Children:

  1. Annis

Denham, JohnRef 260-70
[1791-1865] Of Clifton.

He married Nanny [1788-1863].

The couple were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Denham, JohnRef 260-976
[1795-1862] Born in Southowram.

He was a stone merchant of Clifton Road, Brighouse.

On 24th June 1823, he married Sarah Marsden [1802-1874].


Sarah came from Brighouse
 

Children:

  1. Maria [1823-1895] who married Charles Farrar
  2. George [1835-1856]
  3. John

They lived at Wakefield Road, Hipperholme [1861].

In 1871, the widowed Sarah was living with daughter Maria and son-in-law Charles Farrar at Chancery Buildings, Southowram.

Members of the family were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Denham, JohnRef 260-342
[18??-1???] A gifted cellist and tenor.

He was choirmaster at Bridge End Congregational Church, Rastrick, where he met and was an early tutor for Mrs Susan Sunderland

Denham, JohnRef 260-382
[18??-1???] He was a beer retailer at 6 Lee Bridge, Halifax [1880]


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

 

Denham, JohnRef 260-807
[1815-1880] Of Brighouse.

Born 20th April 1815.

He married Sarah [1829-1910].

Children:

  1. Albert Marsden

John died 20th October 1880.

Sarah died 14th December 1910.

Members of the family were buried at Brighouse Cemetery

Denham, JohnRef 260-710
[1821-1881] Son of James Denham, weaver.

He was a weaver of Southowram [1848] / a carpet weaver [1851] / a table cover weaver [1871] / out of work [1881].

In 1848, he married Ellen Holdsworth [1826-1894] at Halifax Parish Church.


Ellen was born in Southowram

Her father was not named on the marriage records.

She was a card setter [1851]

 

Children:

  1. Rachel [b 1851] who was a damask weaver [1871]
  2. Mary A. [b 1852] who married Sam Whiteley
  3. William [b 1857] who was a worsted millhand [1871], a cabinet maker [1881]
  4. Elizabeth A. [b 1859] who was a worsted millhand [1871], a worsted weaver [1881]
  5. Holdsworth [b 1861] who was a stone delver [1881]
  6. Sarah [1854-2nd February 1863]
  7. Susannah [b 1864] who was a worsted spinner [1881]
  8. Sarah Ellen [b 1867] who was a worsted reeler [1891], a worsted winder [1881], a worsted reeler [1891]
  9. Emma [1870-30th December 1888] who was a worsted bobbin setter [1881]

The children were born in Southowram.

The family lived at

  • Blaith Royd Lane, Southowram [1851]
  • New Street, Southowram [1871]
  • Grange House, Southowram [1881]
  • New Street, Southowram [1891]

Living with them [in 1891] were widowed daughter Mary Ann and children Lily, Lottie and Harry

John died in Halifax [15th June 1881] (aged 60).

Living with the widowed Ellen [in 1891] were widowed daughter Mary and her children.

Ellen died 6th February 1894 (aged 68).

The couple & other members of the family () were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: F-P4]

Denham, JohnRef 260-6150
[1841-1878] Of Brighouse.

Son of John Denham.

In 1860, he married Martha Holt [1838-1894] in Halifax.


Martha was born in Hipperholme
 

Children:

  1. George [born out of wedlock 1859]
  2. Lucy [1861-1862]
  3. Charles [1863-1863]
  4. Maria [1864-1874]
  5. Sarah [1868-1868]
  6. Walter [1870-1870]
  7. John [1874-1874]

Members of the family were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse.

Martha died in 1894.


Her burial place is not yet known
 

Denham, John HartleyRef 260-27
[1911-1986] Elder son of Algernon Denham.

He was a director of the Halifax Building Society [1953].

In 1935, he married Kathleen Mary Whittaker in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Adrian who married [1970] Linda Ince from Bedfordshire
  2. Gillian who married [1972] Hywel Evans from London
  3. Rupert Guy [b 1944] who only lived 1 day

The family lived at Kingston, Lightcliffe which had been built for Kathleen Mary

Denham, JosephRef 260-2
[1883-1940] He was a traveller [1928].

He married Agnes Skene Wooler.


Agnes was the daughter of
William Henry Wooler
 

Children:

  1. Geoffrey

They lived in Leyland, Lancashire [1942]

Denham, RolandRef 260-3
[1895-1966] Son of Sharlington Denham.

He was a French polisher / a boot warehouseman [1911]. and served in World War I & World War II.

He died in Trowbridge, Wiltshire [Q3 1966] (aged 71) 

Denham, SharlingtonRef 260-997
[1862-1920] Son of James Denham.

He was a French polisher [1881] / a refreshment house keeper (own account) [1901, 1911].

In 1888, he married Sarah Elizabeth Hudson [1866-19??].

Children:

  1. Clifford [b 1890] who was a stockbroker's clerk [1911]
  2. Lillian [b 1893]
  3. Roland
  4. Gladys [b 1900]

The family lived at 36 Thrum Hall Lane, Halifax [1901, 1911, 1920].

Sharlington died 23rd April 1920.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £625.

Probate was granted to his widow Sarah Elizabeth

Denham, TomRef 260-923
[1829-1891] Of Brighouse.

Son of James Denham.

He was an iron moulder [1851] / a mechanic [1852] / an iron moulder [1861] / a moulder [1871] / partner in T. Denham & Sons / a master iron founder employing 9 men and 5 boys [1881] / an iron founder [1891].

In 1852, he married Mary Green [1835-1???] in Halifax.


Mary was the daughter of James Green, stone merchant, of Brighouse.

She was a dressmaker [1881, 1901, 1911]

 

Children:

  1. Sam [b 1853] who was a moulder [1871]
  2. Joe [b 1854]
  3. William [b 1856]
  4. Hannah [b 1859]
  5. Mary Jane [b 1863]
  6. Mary [b 1878]

They lived at

  • Cliff Buildings, Hipperholme [1861]
  • Commons Bottom, Clifton, Brighouse [1871]
  • 6 Police Street, Brighouse [1881]
  • Kings Wood Grove, Old Lane, Brighouse [1891]
  • 3 Albion Street, Brighouse [1901, 1911]

Living with them [in 1891] were 3 grandchildren: James Alfred, Herbert Stanley, and Mary Gladys, the children of son William.

Living with them [in 1881] was boarder Ann Wood [b 1851].

Thomas died Q4 1891 (aged 62) 

Denham, TomRef 260-206
[1851-1926] He was a stone dresser.

On 8th November 1890, he married Sarah Hollas at St Martin's Church, Brighouse.


Sarah was the daughter of
Jabez Hollas
 

Children:

  1. Herbert [1880-1899]

Denham, TomRef 260-4800
[1852-19??] Son of Abraham Denham.

Born in Southowram.

He was a bookkeeper [1871, 1881] / an insurance agent [1891, 1901] / Registrar of births, marriages & deaths [1891, 1901, 1911]

In [Q3] 1876, he married Emma Barstow [1851-19??].


Emma was born in Skircoat
 

Children:

  1. Charles Wilfred
  2. Annie [b 1879]
  3. Joseph Barstow [b 1881] who was a photographer (black & white artist) (worker) [1901]

They lived at

  • 7 Law Lane, Southowram [1881]
  • Camm Street, Brighouse [1891]
  • Tom Denham (59) Registrar of B M & D wife Emma (60) and daughter Annie are living at 1 Well Holme Brighouse [1911]
  • 1 Wellholme, Brighouse [1901, 1911]

Tom died 6th August 1926.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £1,861 4/5d.

Probate was granted to son Charles Wilfred and Albert Edward Helliwell (joiner) 

Denham, WilliamRef 260-1036
[1856-1???] Son of Tom Denham.

He was an iron moulder [1881] / a foreman iron moulder [1901] / an iron moulder [1911].

In [Q3] 1878, he married Emily Wood [1856-1???].


 

Children:

  1. James Alfred
  2. Herbert Stanley [b 1886]
  3. Mary Gladys [b 1890]

The family lived at

  • 3 Milnes Yard, Brighouse [1881]
  • 7 Old Lane, Brighouse [1901]
  • 4 Bradford Road, Brighouse [with son James Alfred 1911]

Denham, WilliamRef 260-51
[1857-1913] Son of John Denham, table cover weaver.

Born in Southowram.

He was He was organist & choirmaster at St Anne's Church, Southowram [for / 20 years] / a cabinet maker & French polisher / a billiard table maker [1884, 1891] / a French polisher [1901] / a French polisher, patent filler manufacturer & billiard table maker [1905] / a billiard table maker & French polisher [1911].

In 1884, he married Elizabeth Ann Squire [1862-1942].


Elizabeth Ann, of Heath Royd, Skircoat, was born in Manchester, the daughter of William Squire, contractor
 

Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. Emmie [1892-19th July 1990] who married John William Dixon

The family lived at

  • Cain Lane, Southowram [1884, 1891]
  • 11 St James Street, Halifax [1901, 1911]

William died 5th September 1913 (aged 56).

Elizabeth died 2nd August 1942 (aged 80).

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: R-B24]

Denham, WilliamRef 260-1055
[1860-1939] Son of James Denham.

In 1899, he founded Denham's Patent Bottling Machine Company which later became the Denham Engineering Company

He married (1) Unknown.

In [Q4] 1911, he married Edith in Halifax.


Edith [née Marsden] was the widow of Charles James Pinchin
 

 

 

Denham surnameRef 260-1
There are over 30 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Denham, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.


Unattached BMDs for Denham

Marriages 1877, 1888, 1892, 1920

 




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