Garside ...

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Garside, MrRef 287-1010
[19??-19??] Headmaster at Hipperholme Grammar School [19??-1960].

In 1960, he moved to St Martin's in the Fields, London

Garside, Rev A.Ref 287-527
[18??-19??] Baptist minister at Sowerby Bridge Baptist Church. In 1926, he moved to Coventry

Garside, BeaumontRef 287-622
[1858-1946] Son of Richard Garside, warp dresser.

Born in Huddersfield.

He was a warp dresser [1884] / a woollen warp sizer [1911].

On 27th April 1884, he married Elizabeth Swindlehurst [1861-1???] in Huddersfield.

Elizabeth was born in Huddersfield, the daughter of Robert Swindlehurst, mechanic


  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. child
  3. Gerty [b 1887] who was a sewing machinist [1884]

The family lived at

  • 41 Raglan Street, Halifax [1911]
  • 127 Sandall Lane, Halifax [1946]

Beaumont died 7th October 1946.

The couple were buried at Christ Church, Pellon [Grave Ref: 3A 189]

Garside, BeaumontRef 287-1178
[1862-1938] Son of William Garside of Huddersfield.

Born in Elland.

He was a hawker [1881] of 80 Huddersfield Road, Elland [1901] / landlord of the Fleece, Elland [1903-1938].

He was living with Elizabeth Ann, widow [?] of James Robinson Exley, and her children.

In 1901, they were listed as sister, nieces and nephew.

In 1911, they were listed as wife, daughter [Ivy], stepdaughter [Harriet Ann], and stepson.

He died 6th October 1938.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £2,071 19/3d.

Probate was granted to his stepdaughter Harriet Anne Exley. In his will, he left all his estate of £2071 19/3d to Harriet Ann

After his death, Harriet Ann took over at the pub. She had been assisting at the pub [1911]

Garside, BenjaminRef 287-1352
[1775-1839] Of Warley.

He was a book keeper [1802, 1804].

On 2nd February 1802, he married Margaret Harrison [1774-1857] of Warley, at Halifax Parish Church.


  1. Ann [b 1803]
  2. Mary [b 28th May 1804]
  3. Thomas [b 1806]
  4. Agnes Horner [1807-1841] who married George Metcalfe
  5. Joseph [b 1809] who was a drysalter [1857]
  6. Amelia [1811-1834]
  7. Harrison [1813-1832]
  8. Benjamin [1815-28th November 1847]

All the children were baptised at Bolton Brow Wesleyan Chapel.

The family lived at

Margaret died in Selby [5th September 1857].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at under £300.

Members of the family were buried at Bolton Brow Wesleyan Chapel

Garside, BenjaminRef 287-11
[1810-1863] Born in Stainland.

He was a wool weaver [1841, 1851]

He married Harriet [1817-1873].

Harriet was born in Stainland


  1. Joseph [b 1838] who was a woollen weaver [1851]
  2. John [b 1840] who was a woollen piecener [1851]
  3. Hannah [b 1844]
  4. William [b 1846]

They lived at New Street, Stainland [1841, 1851]

Benjamin died 25th June 1863 (aged 53).

In 1868, Harriet married (2) Peter Binns.

Harriet died 28th March 1873 (aged 56).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with granddaughter Mary Garside [1871-19th December 1893]

Garside, EdmundRef 287-1360
[17??-18??] He was a weaver [1830] / a fancy weaver [1841].

He married (1) Unknown.

On 26th September 1830, he married (2) Mary Shackleton at Halifax Parish Church.


  1. Ann who married Samuel Green

Edmund was dead by 1861

Garside, GeoffreyRef 287-1185
[1912-2011] Son of John Thomas Garside.

He was educated at Halifax Municipal Technical College.

He was a commercial traveller.

During World War II, he served as a Sergeant / Observer with the 236th Squadron Royal Air Force.

In 1942, he was badly burned on his hands and face when the Blenheim / Whitley Bomber in which he was flying during the Battle of Britain crashed on the Welsh Coast. He underwent many skin grafts and was retired in 1946. He was awarded the Battle of Britain Clasp on his 1939-1945 War Medal.

In January 2011, he and Walter Beaumont and Kenneth Manger were commemorated when Manger Gardens, Garside Drive and Beaumont Chase, on the Wheatley Chase development at Keighley Road, Halifax, were named in their honour.

There is a plaque in his memory at Calderdale College

He survived the War

Garside, GeorgeRef 287-12

He married Elizabeth [1849-1916].

Elizabeth was the daughter of
William Summerscales


  1. Carlotta [1883-1928] who married John William Blackburn
  2. Fred who died 14th September 1884 (aged 6 months) 

Elizabeth died 23rd January 1916 (aged 67).

George died 12th October 1919 (aged 70).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 377] with Elizabeth's parents

Garside, George FrederickRef 287-431
[1897-1918] Son of Richardson Garside.

Born in Cairo.

He was a worsted doffer [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 147th Company Machine Gun Corps (Infantry).

He died 25th February 1918 (aged 21).

Ypres is remembered at Buttes New British Cemetery, Polygon Wood, Belgium [Grave Ref II B 6].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint Peter's Church, Sowerby, and on Triangle War Memorial

He is remembered on the family grave at St Peter's Church, Sowerby.

A death penny was fixed to the family grave, but this has been removed

Garside, HarryRef 287-585

In [Q3] 1911, he married Lillian Whiteley in Halifax.

They lived at 14 Rogerson Square, Bonegate Road, Brighouse.

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

He died 10th October 1917 (aged 27).

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 82-85 & 162A],

He is remembered on the Memorial at Brighouse Parish Church

Garside, J.Ref 287-1338
[1???-1825] He was landlord of the Globe, Halifax / a butcher [1825]

Garside, J.Ref 287-430
[18??-19??] Shoddy manufacturer at West Vale.

In July 1881, he went into liquidation

Garside, J. W.Ref 287-479
[18??-19??] Manager of the Hebden Bridge Urban District Council electricity works.

He was active in establishing the Eaves Self-Help Manufacturers' Society

Garside, J. W.Ref 287-742
[18??-19??] Cloth fuller and finisher at Bridgefield Mill, Elland [1905]

Garside, JamesRef 287-770
[17??-1805] Cotton manufacturer at Booth Wood Mill, Rishworth [around 1790]

Garside, JamesRef 287-6
[1791-18??] Born in Rishworth.

He was a farmer [1841] / a farmer of 30 acres (common land 30 acres) [1851].

Around 1821, he married Deborah [1796-18??].

Deborah was born in Soyland


  1. Daniel [b 1821]
  2. Robert
  3. Hannah [b 1826] who was a cotton reeler [1871]
  4. Elizabeth [b 1827]
  5. Martha [b 1836] who was a cotton frame tenter [1851]
  6. Ann [b 1837] who was a cotton frame tenter [1851]
  7. James [b 1841]

They lived at

  • Lower Booth, Rishworth [1841]
  • Booth, Rishworth [1851]

Living with them [in 1851] was grandson James Bottomley [b  1848]

Garside, JamesRef 287-7000
[18??-19??] He was a Deacon at Blackley Baptist Chapel. In 1911, he was recorded as a Past Deacon

Garside, JamesRef 287-8
[1854-1932] Son of John Garside.

He was a millwright [1888].

In 1880, he married Mary Jane Birkenshaw [1859-1912] in Knaresborough.

Mary Jane was born in Harrogate


  1. John Thomas
  2. Florence Mary Ann 182-1976
  3. Nettie Ethel Hannah [1886-1907]

They lived at Saddleworth Road [1939].

The couple were buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell: Mary Jane [2nd January 1913]; James [30th April 1932]

Garside, James W.Ref 287-354
[1???-1???] Local poet.

Born at Low Moor, Bradford He lived in Brighouse and Hebden Bridge. He was a member of the Calder Valley Poets

Garside, JohnRef 287-769
[17??-18??] Paper manufacturer at Booth Wood Mill, Rishworth [1785]

Garside, JohnRef 287-1277
[18??-18??] In 1852, he built the Junction, Ripponden as a temperance hotel

Garside, JohnRef 287-710
[18??-19??] Managing Director of the Brighouse Soap Company Limited [1895]

Garside, JohnRef 287-873
[18??-19??] Damask manufacturer at Craven Edge [1905]

Garside, JohnRef 287-940
[1822-1881] Born in Slaithwaite.

He was a beer dealer at 17 Cow Green [1851] Does anyone know which beerhouse this may have been / an auctioneer & valuer [1861] / an auctioneer [1868] / an auctioneer & valuer [1871].

In [Q1] 1848, he married (1) Ann Rawling [1824-1868] in Halifax.

Ann was born in Normanton, the daughter of Ann & John Rawling


  1. Emma [1849-6th March 1876] who married Henry Lumb, & was buried with her parents
  2. Herbert [b 1853] who was an assistant auctioneer [1871]
  3. George E. [b 1857]
  4. Isabella [b 1860]
  5. Margaret A. [b 1862]
  6. Ada [b 1865]
  7. Ann [b 1867]

Ann died 18th October 1868 (aged 44).

He married (2) Mary Ann [1831-1875].

Mary Ann was born in Halifax


  1. John W. [b 1871]

They lived at

  • 17 Cow Green, Halifax [1851]
  • 4 Paradise Street, Halifax [1861]
  • Paradise Street, Halifax [1871]

Living with them [in 1851] was Ann's sister Margaret Rawling [b 1828] (servant).

Living with them [in 1861] was Ann's sister Isabella Rawling [b 1837] (dress maker).

Mary Ann died 24th June 1875 (aged 44).

John died 25th January 1881 (aged 59).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 4430] with Ann's sister Margaret Rawling [1827-12th June 1851]

Garside, JohnRef 287-7
[1828-1888] Born in Greetland.

He was a millwright employing 3 men & 2 boys [1881].

He established John Garside & Sons.

On 3rd November 1851, he married (1) Mary Sykes [1826-1859] at Halifax Parish Church.

Mary was born in Greetland


  1. George [1852-1932] who was a millwright [1888]
  2. James
  3. Joshua [1857-1893] who was a warehouseman [1888]

Mary died in Greetland in 1859.

On 16th April 1860, he married (2) Hannah Jowett [1827-1908] at Halifax Parish Church.

Hannah was born in Ovenden


  1. Thomas [1861-1943] who was a fitter in machine shop [1881], a millwright [1888]
  2. John William [1863-1919] who was an engine driver at works [1881], a millwright [1888]
  3. Mary Hannah [1865-1944] who was a dress maker [1881]
  4. David Jowett [1867-1871]

John died in West Vale [17th July 1888].

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £569 12/2d.

The will was proved by his 5 sons.

Hannah died in Blackpool in 1908

Garside, John HenryRef 287-13

On 21st December 1867, he married Sarah Horsfall.


  1. William Holden (Garside) [b 2nd August 1870]

John Henry died October 1871.

In 1879, Sarah married (2) Anderson Pickles

Garside, John HerbertRef 287-247
[1897-1918] MM.

Son of Jane & D. B. Garside of Burnley Road, Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Corporal with the 38th Casualty Clearing Station Royal Army Medical Corps.

He died as a prisoner of war [14th July 1918].

He was buried at Vailly British Cemetery, France [Grave Ref II AA 20].

He is remembered on Todmorden War Memorial

Garside, John RichardsonRef 287-1272
[1891-1939] Son of Richardson Garside.

Born in Malta.

His father was a regular soldier, and travelled widely. He and his siblings were born in overseas postings

He was a house painter [1911].

On 20th December 1921, he married Edith Evelyn Landin at Halifax Parish Church.

Edith Evelyn was the daughter of Strickson Landin

They lived at 16 Cedar Street, Hopwood Lane, Halifax [1926, 1939].

Edith Evelyn's father was staying with them when he died [26th August 1926].

John Richardson died in the Royal Halifax Infirmary [25th March 1939].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £1,710 0/5d.

Probate was granted to his widow Edith Evelyn

Garside, John ThomasRef 287-9
[1881-1975] Son of James Garside.

He was a millwright & machine maker [1911] / a master textile machine maker [1939].

On 26th October 1904, he married Elizabeth Braithwaite [1884-1966] at Saint John the Evangelist, West Vale.


  1. James [b 1905]
  2. Donald [1906-1977]
  3. Irene [1907-1990]
  4. Geoffrey

They lived at

  • 23 Exeter Street, Halifax [1911]
  • Shrogg House, Wakefield Road [1939]

Garside, John WillieRef 287-351
[1901-1916] Son of Eliza Emily & John Garside of 2 Denton Court, Lister Lane, Halifax.

Born in Heckmondwike.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 24th Battalion Middlesex Regiment.

He died 1st May 1916 (aged 15).

He was buried at Aylesbury Cemetery, Buckinghamshire [DD 114].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 24th Battalion Middlesex Regiment.

He died 1st May 1916.

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

Garside, JosephRef 287-688
[17??-18??] Minister at Wainsgate Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge [1837]. He moved to Ogden in 1839

Garside, JosephRef 287-10

He married Sophia [1841-1916].

Sophia was born in Stainland.

She was a woollen twister [1881]



  1. Clara [1866-1943] who was a worsted spinner [1881] who married Joe Cawood
  2. Mary [b 1868] who was a worsted spinner [1881]
  3. Ernest [1869-20th May 1882] who was a worsted bobbin doffer [1881]

The family lived at

  • Sowood [1872]
  • South Parade, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1881]

Joseph died 10th August 1872 (aged 25).

Sophia died 27th February 1916 (aged 75).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with grandchildren Ernest Edwin Cawood & Elsie Cawood

Garside, JoshuaRef 287-86
[1845-1???] He was a book keeper [1871] / a bookkeeper clerk [1881]

In 1867, he married Ellen Lumb [1848-19??] in Halifax.


  1. Thomas Lumb [b 1866]
  2. Walter
  3. Austin [b 1871] who was a dyer's labourer [1911]

The family lived at

  • Mount Pleasant, Elland-cum-Greetland [1871]
  • Edge Croft House, Elland with Greetland [1881]

In 1911, the widowed Ellen and son Austin were living with Ada, the widow of son Walter

Garside, PercyRef 287-226
[1???-1964] Popular Brighouse baritone who sang in oratorios, local light opera, pantomime and variety.

In pantomime, he performed songs with the popular comedian, Norman Evans, who – when they divided the audience in two to find out who sang best – used to say to him

Thar not on ar side Garside

Garside, Ranger CharlesRef 287-964
[1900-1929] Son of Richardson Garside, and twin brother of Harold Joseph.

Born in Eltham, Kent.

On 24th June 1922, he married Clarice Stansfield [1900-19??] at Bolton Brow Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Sowerby Bridge.

Clarice a grocer's assistant of Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge, was the daughter of Arthur Stansfield, iron moulder

They lived at 135 Bolton Brow, Sowerby Bridge [1929]

He died 11th June 1929 (aged 28)  Probate records show that he left effects valued at £149 10/10d.

Administration was granted to his widow Clarice.

He was buried in the family grave at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones

Garside, RichardRef 287-2

He married Elizabeth [1861-1940].


  1. Ernest who died in infancy
  2. Thomas Henry
  3. Florence [1906-1913]

The family lived at 10 Kew Hill, Lindley [1917].

Elizabeth died 19th November 1940 (aged 79).

Richard died 9th April 1946 (aged 84) 

Members of the family were buried at Blackley Baptist Graveyard

Garside, RichardsonRef 287-496
[1860-1936] Born in Ardwick, Lancashire [13th May 1860].

About 1870, the family moved to Halifax.

He was a regular soldier / a postman / a retired postman [1922].

He married Ellen [1860-1919].


  1. Harold
  2. Martha Ellen [b 1885] born in Fermoy, Ireland, was a worsted drawer [1911]
  3. John Richardson
  4. Thomas [b 1894] born in Cyprus, was a fitter [1911]
  5. George Frederick
  6. twins Harold Joseph [1900-1971] born in Eltham, Kent
  7. Ranger Charles
  8. Willie Ner [1902-1990] born in Triangle

The children were born in many places because, being a regular soldier, Richardson travelled widely.

In 1901, he was a regular soldier, staying with his brother Ner at Thomas Street South, Halifax; his family were in Ireland.

The family lived at

  • Sligo Road, Roscommon, Ireland [1901]
  • 2 Saw Hill, Triangle [1918]

Ellen died 1st September 1919 (aged 59).

Richardson died in Halifax [10th October 1936] (aged 76).

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

Son George Frederick died in World War I, and is also remembered on the family grave

Garside, RobertRef 287-5
[1823-1880] Son of James Garside.

Born in Rishworth.

He was a cotton piecer [1841] / a farmer of 29 acres [1871].

In [Q1] 1855, he married (1) Ann Kenworthy [1827-1871] in Halifax.


  1. James [1855-5th January 1872] who was a solicitor's general clerk [1871], & was buried with his parents
  2. Sarah [b 1858]
  3. John [b 1861]
  4. Hannah [b 1863]
  5. Mary [b 1866]
  6. Emily Ann [b 1869]

Ann died 19th February 1871 (aged 43) 

In [Q3] 1871, he married (2) Charlotte Sykes [1825-1895] in Halifax.

The family lived at Cross Flats, Southowram [1871].

Living with them [in 1871] was niece Sarah Kenworthy [b 1852] (housekeeper).

Robert died 6th February 1880 (aged 57).

Charlotte died 14th January 1895 (aged 69).

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: F-T14]

Garside, SamuelRef 287-1318
[1826-1870] Carpenter.

On 14th December 1870, he was erecting a gantry for the railway line from North Dean to Stainland. He was crushed to death when a piece of timber was blown down by the wind

Garside, ThomasRef 287-4

In [Q2] 1841, he married either Mary Barraclough or Mary Bury [1822-1898] in Halifax.


  1. Samuel [1841-11th December 1844] who died aged 2 years & 8 months
  2. Walter [1853-5th May 1856]
  3. Elizabeth [1855-10th October 1891] who married Addison Hamer

The family lived at Croft House, Greetland.

Thomas died 29th October 1896 (aged 86).

Mary died 9th March 1898 (aged 76).

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: Q12]

Garside, ThomasRef 287-1189
[1818-1859] Born in Huddersfield.

He was a woollen draper [1851] / a linen draper [1861] / one of the founders of Tuel Lane United Methodist Free Chapel.

In [Q1] 1844, he married Sarah Helm [1822-1904] in Halifax.

Sarah was born at 51 Bolton Brow, Sowerby Bridge [22nd May 1822], and was baptised at St Matthew's Church, Rastrick. [11th August 1822]


  1. Mary Jane [1847-1907] who was a worsted spinner [1861]
  2. Louisa [1851-1924]

The family lived at Bolton Brow, Sowerby Bridge [1851, 1861].

Living with them [in 1861] was Sarah's mother Grace Helm [b 1794] (proprietor of houses).

Thomas died 13th October 1859.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £300.

Letters of Administration were granted to his widow Sarah.

When Sarah died [25th December 1901] (aged 82), an obituary reported that

she was born in, married from, and died in the same house

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £875 16/2d.

Probate was granted to Joseph Barron (accountant) 

Garside, Thomas HenryRef 287-3
[1892-1917] Son of Richard Garside.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was reported missing and assumed to have died at Bullecourt [3rd May 1917] (aged 25).

He is remembered on the family grave at Blackley Baptist Graveyard, and on the Arras Memorial, France [Grave Ref 6]

Garside, Thomas OughtibridgeRef 287-592
[1886-1917] Born in Lindley.

He was educated at Wakefield Grammar School & Queens College Oxford / a teacher at Dulwich College.

During World War I, he served as a 2nd Lieutenant with the 4th Battalion Berkshire Regiment.

He was killed on the Somme [5th April 1917] (aged 31).

He was buried at Templeux-Le-Guerard British Cemetery, France.

He is remembered on the Memorial at Blackley Particular Baptist Church

Garside, Thomas Rowden StanleyRef 287-888
[18??-1970] In 1969, he became licensee of the King's Arms, Sowerby.

On 31st August 1970, he was in the bar when he picked up a shotgun which he had borrowed to shoot rabbits. He held the gun to his head and pulled the trigger and died immediately. The inquest returned a verdict of Suicide

Garside, WalterRef 287-87
[1868-1907] Son of Joshua Garside.

Born in Greetland.

He was a bookkeeper [1889, 1891] / a dye works manager [1891] / a dye works foreman [1901] / a traveller for the Bradford Dyers' Association [1907].

In 1889, he married Ada Scholey [1868-1???] at Elland Parish Church.

Ada, born in Slaithwaite, was the daughter of Edwin Scholey


  1. Joshua Thomas [b 1890] who was a furniture designer [1911]
  2. Frank [b 1894] who was a mill mechanic dye works [1911]
  3. Gladys [b 1900]

The family lived at

  • Greetland Edge, Greetland [1891]
  • Elizabeth Street, Greetland [1901]
  • Heywood Terrace, Greetland [1907]
  • 170 Heywood Terrace, Saddleworth Road, Greetland [1911]

Walter was killed by a motor-train on the railway line at Greetland [27th November 1907].

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £175. Probate was granted to his widow Ada

Living with the widowed Ada [in 1911] were Walter's widowed mother Ellen Garside, and brother Austin Garside

Garside, WilliamRef 287-651
[1846-1???] Son of Rev Benjamin Garside, clergyman.

He was a weaver [1869].

In 1869, he married Nanny Aspinall.

Nanny was the daughter of
Elijah Aspinall


  1. Ben [b 1870]

In 1871, the family were living with Nanny's parents



Garside surnameRef 287-1
Other forms of the surname include Garsed and Gartside.

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

James Garside is recorded at Old Lindley in 1609.

The name originates at Garside [or Gartside] in Lancashire

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

Unattached BMDs for Garside

Marriages 1907, 1911, 1918; Death 1907


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