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The entries for people & families with the surname Field 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.


Field, MrRef 391-1196
[18??-1???] Established Grove House Academy, Halifax

Field, MissRef 391-586
[18??-19??] She had Miss Field's High School at the former Hipperholme & Lightcliffe Liberal Club [1905, 1914]

Field, AlfredRef 391-130
[1866-19??] Son of Charles Field.

Born in Brighouse.

He was a printer in Middlesborough [1890] / a printer & stationer (employer) [1891, 1901, 1911].

In 1890, he married (1) Mary Margaret Pugh [1866-1898] at St Peter's Church, Leeds.


Mary Margaret, of Bayswater Avenue, was the daughter of John Lister Pugh, surgeon
 

Children:

  1. Alfred Charles [b 1892] who was a printer's assistant [1901, 1911]
  2. Florence Gertrude [b 1893]
  3. Cyril
  4. Claude [b 1897]

Mary Margaret died in Guisborough in 1898 (aged 31).

In 1899, Alfred married (2) Eleanor Graham [1879-19??] in Guisborough.


Eleanor was born in Middlesborough
 

Children:

  1. Constance [b 1902]
  2. Kathleen [b 1906]

The family lived at

  • 24 Church Street, Linthorpe, Middlesborough [1891]
  • 8 Teresa Terrace, Guisborough, Yorkshire [1901]
  • Tees Villa, The Avenue, Middlesborough [1911]
  • Grasmere, West Avenue, Saltburn-by-the-Sea [1917]

Field, ArthurRef 391-2
[1860-1894] Son of Thomas Field, labourer.

Born in Wakefield.

He was a woollen spinner of Bottoms, Salterhebble [1880] / a woollen spinner [1881] / a chemical works labourer [1891].

In 1880, he married Sarah Elizabeth Taylor [1861-1930] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah Elizabeth, of Lock House, Salterhebble, was born in Salterhebble, the daughter of James Edward Taylor, lock keeper.

She was widowed & a charwoman [1901]

 

Children:

  1. James Ellis [1881-1883]
  2. Maria Grace [b 1883] who was a silk rover [1901], a carpet weaver [1911]
  3. Lily [b 1885] who was a silk spinner [1901]
  4. Walter
  5. Edith [1889-1893]
  6. William Charles [1891-1895]
  7. Thomas [b 1893] who served with the Navy [World War I]
  8. Amy [b 1895] who was a silk doffer [1911]

The family lived at

  • 17 Bottoms, Siddal, Southowram [1881]
  • 13 Bottoms, Southowram [1891]
  • 14 Elephant Terrace, Southowram [1901]
  • 17 Salterhebble Hill, Salterhebble [1911]

Arthur died in 1894 (aged 34).

Sarah Elizabeth died Q4 1930 (aged 69) 

Field, CharlesRef 391-5340
[1841-1924] Son of William Field.

Born in Huddersfield.

He was a silk spinner [1881] / a silk manufacturer [1890] / a retired mill cashier [1911].

On 14th January 1864, he married Minerva Waring [1846-1921] in Wakefield.


Minerva was born in Royston, Yorkshire
 

Children:

  1. William [1865-1930] who married [1891] Annie Whilley [1873-1966]
  2. Alfred
  3. Herbert [1867-1869] who died aged 11 months
  4. Harold [1869-1943] who married [1897] Ada Cordall [1870-1961]
  5. Helena [1871-1948] who married [1898] Ernest Iredale [1864-1939]
  6. Lucy [1873-1950] who never married
  7. Charles Edward [1874-1875] who died aged 7 months
  8. Louisa Gertrude [1875-1950] who never married
  9. Charles
  10. Edward Septimus [1880-1948] who emigrated to Vancouver, Canada where he married Clara
  11. Lucy [1882-1959]

All the children were born in Brighouse & baptised at St Martin's, Brighouse.

The family lived at

Charles died in Brighouse [9th November 1924]

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

Field, CharlesRef 391-311
[1844-1???] Son of James Field, joiner.

Born in Long Preston, near Craven, Yorkshire.

He was an engineer of Boothroyd Lane [1888] / a joiner [1891, 1901] / a retired joiner [1911].

He married (1) Unknown.

In 1888, he married (2) Louisa Peace [1847-1???] at the Church of St John the Evangelist, Dewsbury Moor.


Louisa of Boothroyd Lane, was born in Lower Whitley, near Thorshill, Yorkshire, the daughter of Joseph Peace, woollen spinner.

She had an illegitimate daughter: Elizabeth Ann Peace [b 1872] who was a woollen cloth weaver [1891]

 

Children:

  1. Fred / James Fred

The family lived at

  • 19 Tenter Croft Street, Dewsbury [1891]
  • 20 Carlton Street, Sowerby Bridge [1901]
  • 11 Carlton Street, Sowerby Bridge [1911]

Field, CharlesRef 391-159
[1878-1962] Son of Charles Field.

He was a printer [1911] / a manufacturing stationer at Weymouth Street, Halifax.

His nephew Cyril Field was an apprentice printer with him.

In [Q4] 1921, he married Ethel Barnett [1882-1970]

Field, CyrilRef 391-243
[1896-1917] Son of Alfred Field.

He was a printer's apprentice [1911]. He worked for his uncle Charles Field [1916].

During World War I, he enlisted [May 1916], and served as a Lance Corporal / Lewis Gunner with the 13th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He was killed by gun fire [4th May 1917] (aged 21).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [26th May 1917].

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [Grave Ref 2 & 3], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Trinity Road Baptist Church, Halifax

Field, EdwardRef 391-3300
[1845-1914] Son of William Field.

Born in Brighouse.

He was a bookkeeper / a retired bookkeeper [1891]

In 1872, he married Hannah Kaye [1848-1???], from Skelmanthorpe, in Huddersfield.

Children:

  1. Mary Ellen [1872-1947] who never married

The family lived at Daisy Mount, Brighouse [1891].

All the family died in the family home at Daisy Mount.

Edward died 10th July 1914.

Hannah died 2nd January 1935

Field, FredRef 391-880
[1889-1917] Born in Dewsbury [12th October 1889], and named James Fred Field, the son of Charles Field.

After 1891, he was known as Fred Field.

He lived at

  • 11 Carlton Street, Sowerby Bridge
  • 11 Broad Street, Halifax

He was an assistant worsted spinner overlooker [1911] / employed by Smith, Bulmer & Company Limited.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed in action by shell fire at Lambartzijde [5th August 1917].

He was buried at Ramscappelle Road Military Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref I BA 2].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Saint George's Church, Sowerby, and on the Memorial at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge

Field, FredRef 391-894
[1895-1915] Born in Halifax.

He lived at Upper Range Farm, Boothtown.

He was educated at Lee Mount School / a butcher with Crabtree's in Halifax Borough Market.

During World War I, he enlisted [April 1914], and served as a Private with the 29th Div. Supply Col. Army Service Corps.

He died of fever in Abassia, Egypt [8th July 1915] (aged 20).

He was buried at Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt [Grave Ref B 321].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Halifax Butchers' Association

Field, George EdwardRef 391-614
[1895-1918] MM.

Son of Lewis Edward Field.

He was a member of Sion Congregational Church, Halifax / a creeler for carpet manufacturer [1911] / employed by Holdsworth's.

He lived at 9 Sefton Terrace, Halifax

During World War I, he enlisted [September 1914] with the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment), and served as a Lance Corporal [1917] & a Sergeant [1918] with the 49th Battalion Machine Gun Corps (Infantry).

He went to the Front [April 1915].

He was awarded the Military Medal [1917] for


gallantry at Passchendaele
 

He was killed by a shell whilst talking to a comrade [5th July 1918] (aged 23).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [13th July 1918].

He was buried at Duhallow A.D.S. Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref V B 22].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Field, HarryRef 391-677
[1896-1917] Son of John Field.

Born in Ovenden.

In [1901, 1911], he was staying with the Rushton family.

He was brought up by the Rushtons, and, in 1911, appears as

adopted son (doffer worsted mill) 

He was employed by Oates & Green at Horley Green brick works.

During World War I, he enlisted [8th November 1915], and served as a Gunner with the 17th Heavy Battery Royal Garrison Artillery.

He was killed in action [19th September 1917] (aged 21).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [13th October 1917].

He was buried at The Huts Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref VI D 2].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Wesley's Chapel, Halifax.

2 of his brothers served in the Army, and one in the Navy

Field, HerbertRef 391-92
[1860-19??] Born in Queensbury.

He was an engineer's labourer [1891] / a worsted mill labourer [1901] / a mill engineer's labourer for worsted manufacturer [1911] / a shafting oiler [1917].

In [Q2] 1881, he married Sarah Hannah Taylor [1862-19??] in Bradford.


Sarah Hannah was born in Northowram
 

Children:

  1. Henry [b 1884] who was a house painter apprentice [1891, 1901]
  2. Ida [b 1886] who was a worsted spinning piecer [1891, 1901], a plush weaver for worsted manufacturer [1911]
  3. Ivy [1889-1898]
  4. Wyclif
  5. Ivor [b 1903]

The family lived at

  • 10 Bunney Green, Northowram [1891]
  • 12 Scarlet Heights, Queensbury, Halifax [1901, 1911, 1917]

Field, JohnRef 391-50
[1857-1913] Son of Moses Field, boat man.

Born in Wakefield.

He was a labourer of Salterhebble [1881] / a mason's labourer [1891].

On 5th November 1881, he married Sarah Jane Fortune [1861-1934] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah Jane, of Siddal, was the daughter of Jeremiah Fortune, overlooker
 

Children:

  1. Ellis [b 1882] who was an iron rivetter at foundry [1901]
  2. William [b 1885] who was a bander for carpets [1901], a woolwasher [1911]
  3. Percy F [b 1887] who was a putter-in for printer (carpets) [1901]
  4. Frank [b 1891] who was a warehouseman [1911]
  5. Albert [b 1893] who was a box boy carpet printing works [1911]
  6. Margaret [b 1895] who was a cop winder [1911]
  7. Harry

The family lived at

  • 21 Lee Bank, Ovenden [1891, 1901]
  • 47 Stannary Lane, Halifax [1911]
  • 43 Stannary Lane, Halifax [1917]

Evidence suggests that there was some disruption in the family


In [1901, 1911], son Harry was staying with the Rushton family.

Sarah claimed to be a widow [1901], and married [1911].

John, born in Wakefield, single, a brick layer at wire works, was a lodger at 26 Shroggs Terrace, Halifax [1911]

 

Field, Lewis EdwardRef 391-121
[1873-1968] Son of William Field, weaver.

Born in Halifax.

He was a creeler of 10 Horne Street, Hanson Lane [1894] / a Brussels carpet weaver [1901] / a collector for doctor [1911].

In 1894, he married Selina Emma Fawcett [1874-1944] at St Augustine's Church, Pellon.


Selina, of 43 Baker Street, Halifax, was born in Bradford, the daughter of John William Fawcett, wool buyer
 

Children:

  1. George Edward
  2. Edith Annie [b 1897] who was a shuttle filler for carpet manufacturer [1911]
  3. Phyllis [b 1905]

The family lived at

  • 40 Clement Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 43 Violet Street, Halifax [1911]
  • 10 Paradise Street, King Cross Lane, Halifax

During World War I, he served as a Rifleman and was in Egypt for 3 years.

He survived the War.

Son George Edward died in World War I.

Selina died in Blackpool [Q3 1944] (aged 70).

Lewis died in Halifax [Q1 1968] (aged 95) 

Field, RobertRef 391-286
[1???-16??] Son of William Field.

In 1638, he sailed to America and settled in New Amsterdam

Field, WalterRef 391-725
[1886-1918] Son of Arthur Field.

Born in Halifax.

He was a member of All Saints' Church, Dudwell / a cotton spinner [1901] / a house painter [1911] / employed by Moss Brothers.

In [Q2] 1911, he married Lavinia Everett [1888-19??] at All Saints' Church, Dudwell.


Lavinia, of 17 Salterhebble Hill, Halifax, was the daughter of James Everett, coal merchant
 

They lived at 15 Concrete Street, Lee Mount, Ovenden

During World War I, he enlisted [31st October 1916], and served as a Private with the 9th Battalion Royal Scots.

He went to France [8th June 1917].

He was killed by by enemy shell fire whilst relieving the US Army at Chazelles [25th July 1918] (aged 30).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [24th August 1918].

He was buried at Buzancy Military Cemetery, France [Grave Ref III D 3].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at All Saints' Church, Dudwell

In [Q2] 1920, Lavinia married Harry Booker in Huddersfield.

Field, WilfredRef 391-848
[1919-1944]

In [Q3] 1942, he married Hannah Wooldridge in Calder District.

They lived in Hove Edge, Brighouse.

During World War II, he served as a Lance Corporal with the Hallamshire Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment.

He died 5th September 1944 (aged 25).

He was buried at Ste. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre, France [Grave Ref 67 N 15]

Field, WilliamRef 391-287
[15??-1619] Of Northowram.

He married Susan Midgley.

Children:

  1. Robert

Field, WilliamRef 391-522
[17??-1783] Paper-maker of Erringden.

On 23rd August 1783, he was executed at the Tyburn, York for


stealing divers goods, consisting of groceries, linens, stockings, etc, from the shop of John Sutcliffe of Stansfield on the night of the 16th January
 

Field, WilliamRef 391-9740
[1801-1861] Of Brighouse.

He was a property owner & gentleman.

He married Ellen Harpin [1802-1867].

Children:

  1. Charles
  2. Edward

William died 19th November 1861 (aged 60).

Ellen died 5th May 1867 (aged 65).

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

Field, WilliamRef 391-3
[1850-1925] Born in Halifax.

He was a carpet weaver [1881] / a Brussels carpet weaver [1891, 1901].

He married Maria [1852-1904].


Maria was born 27th June 1852
 


Maria was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Louis E. [b 1873] who was a Brussels carpet creeler [1891]
  2. Christopher [b 1875] who was a Brussels carpet creeler [1891], a Brussels carpet weaver [1901]
  3. Stanley [b 1878] who was a worsted spinner [1891], a Brussels carpet weaver [1901]
  4. Mary A. [b 1880] who was a half-timer / worsted spinner [1891], a worsted twister [1901], & married Mr Crabtree & had a son Willie Crabtree [b USA 1909]
  5. Amy [b 1882] who was an Axminster carpet weaver [1901]
  6. Ethel [21st May 1883-May 20th 1917] who was a coating mender [1901], & married Joe Thomas Greenwood
  7. William / Willie [1887-8th July 1925] who was a carpet weaver [1911], & was buried with his parents

The family lived at

  • 32 Crib Lane, Halifax [1881]
  • Crib Lane, Halifax [1891]
  • 26 Horne Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 13 Clapton Avenue, Halifax [with daughter Ethel and her husband 1911]

Maria died 28th October 1904 (aged 52).

William died 11th September 1925 (aged 75).

Members of the family were buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell

Field, WilliamRef 391-376
[1884-1965] Born in Halifax.

He was a wool washer [1913].

On 23rd January 1913, he married Janie Craven at St James's Church, Halifax.


Janie was the daughter of
Richard Craven
 

Children:

  1. Maurice [1913-2005]
  2. Margaret [b 1918]

Field, WyclifRef 391-891
[1894-1917] Son of Herbert Field.

Born in Halifax.

He was an errand boy for worsted manufacturer [1911] / employed at Black Dyke Mills.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment.

He was killed in action in France [31st July 1917] (aged 23).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [8th September 1917].

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 21]. Probate records show that he left effects valued at £152 3/1d.

Administration was granted to his father

 

The Field familyRef 391-585
The Feld family of Sowerby Anglicised their name in the 15th century.

See Field House, Sowerby

Members of the family moved to Northowram – see William Field – and other parts of the West Riding. Several, including Robert Field, emigrated to America

Field surnameRef 391-1

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

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

Unattached BMDs for Field:


Marriage 1863
 



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