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Harrison, MissRef 190-380
[1???-18??] She ran a private school in Halifax [around 1870]

Harrison, MrRef 190-1303
[17??-17??] Brighouse attorney.

He lived at Broad Oak, Hove Edge [1760]

Harrison, AlbertRef 190-23
[1864-1???] Son of Thackrah Harrison, carder.

Born in Rastrick.

He was a cotton spinner of Bailiffe Bridge [1889] / a cotton spinner [1891, 1901] / a garden labourer [1911].

In 1889, he married Alice Ann Radcliffe [1865-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Alice Ann, of Rastrick, was born in Ripponden, the daughter of William Radcliffe, cotton twiner
 

Children:

  1. William
  2. Nellie [b 1896] who was a sewer [1911]
  3. Ethel [b 1898] who was a winder [1911]

The family lived at

  • Old Lane, Hipperholme with Brighouse [1891]
  • 11 Booths Buildings, Hipperholme [1901]
  • 3 Holme Street, Lightcliffe [1911]

Harrison, Rev Alexander JamesRef 190-1122
[18??-19??] BD.

He was Vicar of Lightcliffe [6th December 1888, 1892]

In [Q3] 1885, he married Frances Mary Seymour in Kington.

Children:

  1. Dorothy Alexandra [b 17th November 1892]

Harrison, Arthur LewisRef 190-26
[1889-1911] Son of Edwin Harrison.

He was interested in playing the violin.

He sustained kidney injuries when he backed into a large key in a cellar door.

He died in 1911 (aged 22) 

Harrison, BenRef 190-7
[1862-1900] Son of Godfrey Harrison.

Born in Stainland.

He was a stone mason [1881, 1891].

In [Q1] 1882, he married Mary Ann Dean [1864-1934] in Halifax.


Mary Ann was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Joe who died 12th January 1883 in his 1st year
  2. Sarah Eliza [b 1884] who was a woollen weaver [1901[, a woollen cloth weaver [1911]
  3. Bertha [b 1886] who was a linsey weaver [1901]
  4. Dennis [b 1890] who was a farm labourer (yard) [1901], a washerman (paper manufacturing) [1911]
  5. Lillias [1901-8th September 1905] who married Jeremiah Sharp

The family lived at

  • Westgate, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1891]
  • Cold Wells Hill, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1901, 1911]

Ben died 24th June 1900 (aged 38).

Mary Ann died 2nd January 1934 (aged 70).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Harrison, BenjaminRef 190-36
[1822-1900] Born in Stainland.

He was a woollen hand loom weaver [1851, 1861].

In [Q4] 1844, he married Keziah Holroyd [1824-1917] in Halifax.


Keziah was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1845] who was a woollen hand loom weaver [1861]
  2. Holroyd [b 1848] who was a worsted hand loom weaver [1861]
  3. Reuben
  4. Eliza [1852-13th March 1929] who was a woollen winder [1861], & was buried with her parents
  5. David
  6. Samuel [1856-21st May 1908] who was buried with his parents
  7. Ann [1863-4th November 1879] who was buried with her parents

The family lived at

  • 161 Stainland [1851]
  • 359 Town, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1861]

Benjamin died 24th March 1900 (aged 78).

Keziah died 13th May 1917 (aged 93).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Harrison, CharlesRef 190-33
[1807-18??] Born in Lightcliffe.

He was a labourer [1841] / a stone delver [1851] / a delver of stone [1861] / a delver [1866] / a mason [1871].

He married Mary [1808-18??].

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1828]
  2. Hannah [b 1833]
  3. Samuel
  4. Judith [1845-1911] who was a cotton card room hand [1861], & married Abraham Rawnsley
  5. Ann [b 1851]

The family lived at

  • Hove Edge, Hipperholme [1841]
  • Upper Lane, Hipperholme-cum-Brighouse [1851]
  • Hove Edge, Hipperholme [1861, 1871]

Mary died between 1861 & 1871.

Living with the widowed Charles [in 1871] were daughter Judith, her husband & children, and grandson William Harrison [b 1852] (mason) 

Harrison, CharlesRef 190-17
[1858-19??] Born in Halifax.

He was a book binder [1881, 1891, 1901, 1911].

In 1880, he married Sarah Elizabeth Halliwell [1855-19??] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Harold Halliwell

The family lived at

  • 10 Prince Street, Halifax [1881]
  • Preston Place, Halifax [1891]
  • 35 Park Place, Halifax [1901]
  • 16 Park Place, Halifax [1911]

Harrison, DanielRef 190-981
[18??-19??] In [Q3] 1919, he married Ethel Whittemore at St Paul's Church, King Cross

Harrison, DavidRef 190-37
[1853-1931] Son of Benjamin Harrison.

Born in Stainland.

He was a woollen winder [1861].

In [Q3] 1900, he married Rachel Walker [1859-1931] in Halifax.

David died 10th October 1931 (aged 78).

Rachel died 19th September 1931 (aged 72).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with his brother Reuben Harrison

Harrison, Denis StorrRef 190-19
[1918-1940] Son of Ann & Thomas Henry Harrison.

He was educated at Crossley & Porter School.

During World War II, he served as a Wireless Operator with the 107th Squadron Royal Air Force.

He died 30th June 1940 (aged 22).

He was buried at Wittes Churchyard, France [Grave Ref 3].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Crossley & Porter School, Halifax

Harrison, E.Ref 190-2558
[18??-19??] Music publisher at 45 Crown Street, Halifax.

He lived at 6 Dryclough Lane [1905]

Harrison, EdgarRef 190-8
[1880-1918] Son of Mary Ann & Jesse Harrison of 282 Huddersfield Road, Halifax.

He was a music publisher at Palace Buildings, Halifax.

In [Q3] 1904, he married Dora Lillian Law [1876-1910].

Children:

  1. son

The family lived at 249 Huddersfield Road, Halifax.

Dora died in 1910.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 14th Labour Company Lincolnshire Regiment.

He died 4th February 1918 (aged 38).

He was buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref XXVII FF 4].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Bowling Club

Harrison, EdwinRef 190-24
[1840-1913] Son of William Harrison.

He was a wire roller [1861] / a labourer in a print works [1881] / a wire roller [1883].

He married (1) Unknown.

Children:

  1. Lily [b 1871]
  2. Dinah [b 1872]

Edwin was widower by 1881.

On 1st December 1883, he married (2) Emma Bullen in the Parish Church of Houghton-le-Spring.


Emma came from Norfolk.

She was in service [1883]

 

The couple were both living in New Tunstall, Sunderland, but moved to Brighouse shortly after their marriage. Children:

  1. Charlotte [b 1884] who married Unknown who served in World War I
  2. James William
  3. John
  4. Arthur Lewis
  5. Ernest

The children were born in Brighouse.

Edwin died in New Street, Brighouse in 1913

Harrison, EdwinRef 190-9
[1868-1915]

In [Q1] 1896, he married Lily Ann Blackburn in Halifax.

They lived at 1 Heathfield Spa Well, Elland.

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

He died 31st January 1915 (aged 47).

He was buried at Elland Cemetery [U A 1067].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial

Harrison, EricRef 190-1274
[19??-19??] Halifax-born pianist. He was educated at Heath Grammar School. He was Senior Lecturer in Piano at Melbourne University

Harrison, EricRef 190-3659
[1938-] Born in Mytholmroyd.

He played football for Halifax Town [1957-1964]. He became the youth team coach for Manchester United

Harrison, ErnestRef 190-28
[18??-19??] Son of Edwin Harrison.

He served in the trenches in World War I.

In 1917, he was wounded in the leg by shrapnel at Nieuport, Belgium. He survived the War, and, thanks to the skill of the Belgian surgeons, walked without a limp

Harrison, FrankRef 190-915
[1898-1918] Son of Harry Harrison.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was a member of Mount Zion Primitive Methodist Chapel, Norland / a woollen piecer / scholar [1911] / employed by William Edleston Limited.

He lived at Prospect Terrace, Norland.

During World War I, he enlisted [3rd October 1916], and served as a Private with the 13th Battalion Royal Scots.

He was killed by a shell, along with 2 other men [28th May 1918] (aged 20).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [22nd June 1918].

He was buried at Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, France [Grave Ref VI G 5].

He is remembered on Norland War Memorial

Harrison, FredRef 190-7480
[1873-1915] Son of Ralph Seddon Harrison.

Born in Halifax [23rd February 1873].

He was a pattern maker [1891].

He went to South Africa [1895].

He worked for the De Beers Consolidated Mines [from July 1895]. He was head of the data department of the Engineering Staff.

He fought in the Second Boer War. He joined the Kimberley Volunteers, and was made Sergeant [March 1896], Sergeant-Major [1897], Lieutenant [1897], and Captain [1897].

He served in Bechuanaland [1896-1897] (and was awarded the medal and clasp), and in the South African War (Queen's medal and the Transvaal clasp, the Orange Free State clasp and the Kimberley clasp and King's medal and the South Africa 1901 clasp and the South Africa 1902 clasp).

On 3rd April 1899, he married Adelaide Emma Good.


Adelaide Emma was the eldest daughter of William Henry Good of Westport, County Mayo, Ireland
 

Children:

  1. Frederick William [b 1900]
  2. Eileen Mary [b 1903]
  3. Ralph Benjamin [b 1910]

The family lived at 4 Elsmere Street, Kimberley, South Africa.

He resigned from the army in 1902.

When a 2nd Battalion was formed, he rejoined as Captain.

He took part in the Expedition against German South-West Africa [30th September 1914-26th April 1915]. He was with C Company, 7th Infantry (Kimberley Regiment), S. A. Forces.

He was killed in action at Trekkopjes, German South-West Africa (now Namibia), one of a small group of South African railway protection troops attacked by a German force [26th April 1915].

He was buried at Trekkopje Cemetery, Namibia,

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Harrison, FredRef 190-985
[1891-1918] Son of Mary (née Ann) & Frank Harrison of Clifton.

Born in Clifton.

In 1917, he married Emily Barraclough in Halifax.

They lived at Holly House, Clifton.

During World War I, he served as a Driver with B Battery 168th Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He died 3rd October 1918 (aged 27).

He was buried at Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery, France [Grave Ref III K 13].

He is remembered on Clifton War Memorial, on the Memorial at Saint John's Church, Clifton, and in the book Clifton War Memorial

Harrison, G. V.Ref 190-3373
[1???-19??] Recorded in 1946, when he and T. Valentine were proprietors of Valentine & Harrison.

He lived at 42 Eldon Place, Halifax

Harrison, GeoffreyRef 190-533
[18??-18??] He lived at Holden House, Barkisland.

He established a school here [1864]

Harrison, GeorgeRef 190-496
[1552-1???] Of Halifax.

On 14th December 1573, he married Agnes, daughter of Gilbert Fairbanks, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. George
  2. Susannah
  3. Edward
  4. Grace
  5. Eden

Harrison, GeorgeRef 190-20
[19??-194?] Born in Birmingham.

He was educated at King Edward's Grammar School, Birmingham / employed by Skelton, Machin & Watson, Birmingham.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. daughter

The family lived at 137 Highroad Well Lane, Halifax.

During World War II, he served as a Lieutenant with the Royal Engineers.

He died of wounds in the conflict [1941/1942] (aged 26).

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Harrison, George WilliamRef 190-3980
[1868-19??] Son of John Harrison.

He married (1) Unknown.

In January 1921, he married (2) Annie Elizabeth, daughter of John Holmes.

The family lived at Hoyle House, Lightcliffe [1921]

Harrison, Godfrey BerryRef 190-40
[1830-1885] (Possibly) son of Joseph Harrison.

Born in Stainland [8th April 1830].

He was a stone mason [1861] / a builder & farmer of 43 acres [1871] / a stone mason [1881].

In [Q4] 1853, he married Eliza Speight [1832-1889] in Halifax.


Eliza was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1854] who was a woollen weaver [1871]
  2. Sam [b 1856] who was a mason [1871]
  3. Emma [1857-6th December 1910] who was a mill operative [1871], a cotton weaver [1881]
  4. Ann [b 1860] who was a machine tenter (cotton) [1881]
  5. Ben
  6. Phoebe [1865-11th January 1934] who was a weaver [1881], & married Enoch Crompton [1864-30th September 1939]; both were buried with her parents
  7. Lilly [b 1867] who was a cotton weaver [1881]
  8. Ruth Ann [b 1870] who was a weaver [1881]

The family lived at

  • Cliff, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1861]
  • Wood Hall Cottage, Skircoat [1871]
  • Beestonley, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1881]
  • Scarr Hill, Stainland [1885]

Godfrey died 5th December 1885 (aged 55).

Eliza died 9th February 1889 (aged 57).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Harrison, H.Ref 190-22
[1890-1918] He lived at 33 Brook Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the Lancashire Fusiliers.

He was killed [13th October 1918] (aged 28).

Harrison, HannahRef 190-1021
[16??-1693] Daughter and heiress of Richard Harrison of Wakefield.

She married John Smyth

Harrison, Harold HalliwellRef 190-16
[1881-1917] Son of Charles Harrison.

Born in Halifax [Q4 1881].

He was a member of Park Congregational Church, Halifax & Sunday School / a solicitor's clerk [1901] / a district auditor's clerk [1911] / an auditor dealing with local government / employed by Longbotham & Sons / an auditor with the auditing department of the Local Government Board.

He lived at 16 Park Place, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted [October 1916], and served as a Private with the K Supply Company Army Service Corps aboard the troopship Cameronia.

He was reported missing and assumed to have drowned [15th April 1917] (aged 35)  when his ship was torpedoed by German Submarine SM U-33 and sank in the Mediterranean Sea (east of Malta), with the loss of 140-210 of over 2,650 people on board.

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [5th May 1917].

He is remembered on the Chatby Memorial, Egypt, in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Park Congregational Church

Harrison, HarryRef 190-1042
[1880-1939] Born in Gomersal.

He was a tailor [1911].

On 4th June 1894, he married Sibby Ann Binns [1865-1951] at St John the Divine, Thorpe.


Sibby Ann was born in Triangle
 

Children:

  1. Frank

The family lived at

  • Scar Head, Norland [1911]
  • Prospect Terrace, Norland
  • 2 New Longley, Norland [1918]
  • 30 Collyhurst Avenue, Blackpool [1939, 1951]

Harry died in Blackpool [23rd February 1939].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £465 17/4d.

The will was proved by his widow Sibby Ann.

Sibby Ann died at Wesham Park Hospital, Fylde [14th March 1851].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £1,996 2/9d.

The will was proved by Walter Ibson Clarkson (manager) 

Harrison, Herbert MercerRef 190-10
[1886-1918] Son of Mary & Thomas Harrison.

Born in Halifax.

He was a member of Sion Congregational Church, Halifax / educated at Halifax Secondary School [until 1899].

In [Q2] 1912, he married Mabel Grayston in Chorlton, Lancashire.

They lived at Whitethorn, Prestbury, Cheshire.

During World War I, he served as a Gunner with D Battery 110th Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He died of wounds [21st April 1918] (aged 32).

He was buried at Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref X B 34].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Halifax Secondary School

Harrison, HolroydRef 190-6
[1848-1911] Born in Halifax.

He was

an auctioneer [1911].

On 7th February 1877, he married Sarah Ann Nutter [1852-1933] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. child who died young [before 1911]
  3. child who died young [before 1911]
  4. John / Johnnie
  5. Ann [b 1882]
  6. Irving [b 1890] who was an auctioneer's clerk [1911]

The family lived at 261 Huddersfield Road, Halifax [1911].

Holroyd died 16th April 1911.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £3,625.

Probate was granted to his widow Sarah Ann and Leonard Shepherd (solicitor) 

Harrison, JamesRef 190-3488
[18??-1???] In 1846, he married Martha Sugden [1828-1901] in Halifax. Martha was a member of the Sugden family of Shelf

Harrison, James ThomasRef 190-687
[1886-1917] Son of John Harrison.

Of Todmorden.

He was a picker maker [1911].

He married Minnie [1888-1911].

Minnie died February 1911 (aged 23) 

She was buried at St Peter's Church, Walsden

During World War I, he served as a Private with the R.M. Medical Unit, R.N. Div Royal Marines.

He died 22nd April 1917.

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [Grave Ref 1], and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Harrison, James WilliamRef 190-27
[1885-19??] Son of Edwin Harrison.

He was a keen gymnast in his youth.

In 1914, he was rejected by the Army on account of a heart murmur and poor sight in one eye.

In 1960, he suffered a heart attack whilst shopping in Brighouse, and chose to walk home to Thornhill Briggs, lest he had another attack and showed himself up on the bus

Harrison, JohnRef 190-124
[1???-1559] He was presented as the Vicar of Halifax by Anne of Cleves in recognition of the grant for life made to her by her husband, Henry VIII. Anne had converted to the Catholic faith in 1555. Harrison took up the post on 12th July 1556. He died
at the beginning of Lent

and was buried in Halifax Parish Church on 13th February 1559/60.

See Sir William Saltonstall

Harrison, Rev JohnRef 190-2771
[17??-176?] Curate at Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Elland [1753].

On 27th September 1753, he married Sarah Dyson.

Children:

  1. James Dyson [b 1754] who died in infancy

Harrison, JohnRef 190-1515
[17??-18??] A grocer, tea and hop merchant who also sold bottled beer and porter. He had business at 4 Corn Market, Halifax [1834].

In May 1835, Thomas Collinson took over the business. Soon after acquiring the business, Collinson stopped selling beer and porter. Collinson opened his Golden Canister Tea Warehouse on the premises.

See Hoyland, Armistead & Company

Harrison, JohnRef 190-15
[1787-18??] He served with the 2nd Battalion 84th Foot York & Lancaster Regiment in the Peninsular War

Harrison, JohnRef 190-2635
[18??-18??] Accountant and hat manufacturer at Foundry Street, Brighouse [1845]

Harrison, JohnRef 190-3979
[18??-19??] Of Hoyle House, Lightcliffe.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. George William

John was dead by the time of his son's second marriage [1921]

Harrison, Rev JohnRef 190-1059
[1814-1883] DD.

Born in the Yorkshire Wolds. He was brought up as a Wesleyan but trained at Rotherham College before becoming Minister at Providence Congregational Church, Ovenden [1843-1846]. He lived at White Birch, Wheatley [1845].

In February 1846, he moved to Douglas on the Isle of Man.

He subsequently returned to the Church of England and became a curate at Rotherham and Sheffield before becoming vicar at Fenwick, where he died

Harrison, JohnRef 190-38
[1844-1902] Born 15th October 1844.

He married Susannah [1847-1902].


was born 6th October 1847
 

Children:

  1. Ely [7th November 1884-20th September 1886] who was buried with his parents

John died 20th August 1902 (aged 58).

Susannah died 6th May 1902 (aged 55).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Harrison, JohnRef 190-29
[1847-1???] Illegitimate son of Elizabeth Harrison of Hove Edge.

Baptised at St Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe [1st April 1847]

Harrison, JohnRef 190-3
[1849-1???] An engine tenter of Lightcliffe.

In 1882, he was charged with taking part in the Irish Riot, and the attack on the St Joseph's Church. He was committed to gaol for 2 months with hard labour

Harrison, JohnRef 190-5
[1857-19??] Born in Todmorden.

He was a journeyman picker maker [1911].

Around 1881, he married Elizabeth [1854-19??].


Elizabeth was born in Heywood
 

Children:

  1. James Thomas
  2. Reuben [b 1898] who was a picker maker [1911]

The family lived at 14 Chapel Street, Walsden [1911]

Harrison, JohnRef 190-930
[1879-1918] Known as Johnnie.

Son of Holroyd Harrison.

Born in Halifax.

He was an auctioneer [1911].

In October 1904, he married (1) Annie Lena Ayrton [1882-1908] in Halifax.


Annie Lena was born in Halifax
 

Annie Lena died in 1908.

In [Q4] 1916, he married (2) Kathleen Barron [1896-1982] in Halifax.


Kathleen came from East Ferry, Lincolnshire
 

They lived at 172 Spring Hall Lane, Halifax.

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

He died 20th July 1918.

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [17th August 1918].

He is remembered on the Soissons Memorial, France, in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at All Saints' Church, Dudwell, on Copley War Memorial, and on the Memorial at West Vale Baptist Chapel

Harrison, JohnRef 190-25
[1887-19??] Son of Edwin Harrison.

Around 1899, he was working at Woodvale Cotton Mills, Brighouse, and narrowly escaped being crushed by a cotton hoist which had slipped, when 2 men managed to stop it, only inches from his head. It is said that he was never the same again

Harrison, Rev JohnRef 190-1179
[19??-19??] He was curate at Acomb before becoming Vicar of Heptonstall [1983-1990]

Harrison, John HolroydRef 190-11
[1915-1944] Son of Louie & Irving Harrison of Halifax

He was a member of West Vale Baptist Chapel / educated at Heath Grammar School / employed by GPO engineering.

During World War II, he served as a Lieutenant with the 6th Battalion Green Howards (Yorkshire Regiment).

He died 9th September 1944 (aged 29).

He was buried at Geel War Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref IV A 2].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on Heath Grammar School Memorial Gates

Harrison, John W.Ref 190-805
[18??-191?] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on Copley War Memorial

Harrison, JonathanRef 190-667
[1798-1870] Vet. Lived and died at Great Clough House, Eastwood

Harrison, JosephRef 190-41
[1796-18??] He was a labourer [1841].

Around 1817, he married Ruth [1801-1???].

Children:

  1. Sarah [b 1817]
  2. William [b 1820]
  3. Elizabeth [b 1821]
  4. Hannah [b 1826]
  5. Joseph [b 1830]
  6. Mary [b 1831]
  7. (possibly) Godfrey
  8. Ruth [b 1831]
  9. Ann [b 1833]
  10. Thomas [b 1836]
  11. Matthew [b 1840]

The family lived at

  • New York, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1841]

Harrison, Joseph ShawRef 190-21
[1876-1942] Born in Hull.

He lived at Vegal Terrace, Halifax then at Preston.

He had retired from service [1937].

During World War II, he re-enlisted [1939], and served as a Chief Engineer with the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.

He died at sea [6th June 1942] (aged 66).

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Harrison, LewisRef 190-12
[1885-1917] Son of William Harrison.

Born in Halifax [17th March 1885].

He was a wool card maker [1901] / a chauffeur (private) [1911] / a taxi driver for Mr J. Marsh / a motor man for Mr T. Hoyle at Savile Royd.

In [Q4] 1907, he married Florence Adeline Butterworth [1884-19??] in Halifax.


Florence Adeline was born in West Vale, the daughter of Isabella [1841-19??] & Mark Butterworth [1845-19??], cabinet maker
 

Children:

  1. Adeline [b 1909]

The family lived at

  • 23 St Paul's Road, King Cross, Halifax [1911]
  • 28 Stirling Street, Halifax [1917]

Living with them [in 1911] were father-in-law Mark Butterworth, mother-in-law Isabella Butterworth, and relative Clara Louisa Morris (dressmaker).

During World War I, he enlisted [May 1915], and served as a Private / Driver with the Mechanical Transport Service Army Service Corps, attached to 158th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery.

He died suddenly (the day before his 32nd birthday) [16th March 1917].

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [31st March 1917].

He was buried at Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, France [Grave Ref I H 29].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance.

In [Q4] 1917, Florence Adeline married Tom Breen in Halifax.

They lived at 2 Sandhall Lane, Highroad Well, Halifax

Harrison, PhilipRef 190-32
[1853-1???] Born in Wednesbury, Staffordshire.

He was a boiler maker [1891].

He was living as man & wife with Emily Atkinson at 12 Victoria Street, Northowram [1891].


Emily was the widow of
George Atkinson
 

Living with them [in 1891] were stepsons Reuben Atkinson [b 1875] (cotton creeler)  & Charles Atkinson

Harrison, Ralph SeddonRef 190-6750
[1851-1909] Son of James Harrison, goods porter.

Born in Bradshaw.

He was a cabinet maker [1871] / a pattern maker in machine shop [1881] / a pattern maker [1891].

In 1871, he married Mary Moore [1852-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary, born in Queensbury, was the daughter of Thomas Moore, reed & heald maker
 

Children:

  1. Fred
  2. James Holmes [b 1876] who was a mechanic's apprentice [1891]
  3. Willie [b 1880] who was a worsted operative [1891]
  4. Lily [b 1886]
  5. Edith [b 1888] who was a sewing machinist (underclothing) [1911]
  6. Emma [b 1894] who was a sewing machinist (blousemaking) [1911]
  7. child who died young
  8. child who died young
  9. child who died young
  10. child who died young
  11. child who died young

The family lived at

  • 4 Green Street, Northowram [1881]
  • 25 South Darley Street, Northowram [1891]
  • 14 Greenwood Street, Northowram [1911]

Harrison, ReubenRef 190-35
[1850-1926] Son of Benjamin Harrison.

Born in Stainland.

He was a woollen piecer [1861] / a ready-made tailor (own account) [1901] / a boot dealer & clothier (shopkeeper) [1911].

In [Q4] 1885, he married (1) Eliza Haigh [1854-1922] in Halifax.


Eliza was born in Stainland.

She was a woollen weaver [1901]

 

They had no children.

Eliza died 3rd February 1922 (aged 68).

In [Q1] 1924, he married (2) Esther Hannah Crompton in Halifax.

The family lived at

  • Lambert Street, Elland with Greetland [1891]
  • James Street, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1901]
  • Bowling Green, Stainland [1911]

Reuben died 21st November 1926 (aged 76).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with his brother David Harrison

Harrison, Rev RobertRef 190-495
[17??-1761] Master of Hipperholme Grammar School, and Curate at Hartshead [1761]. He lived at Slead Hall, Brighouse

Harrison, RobertRef 190-336
[1754-1???] Baptised in Sowerby [1754].

He married Tabitha Thomas [1753-1???].


Tabitha was baptised in Elland [1753]
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth who married William Pickles

Harrison, SamuelRef 190-34
[1836-1???] (Possibly) son of Charles Harrison.

Born in Hipperholme.

He was a stone delver [1851] / a stone quarryman [1861] / a delver [1871].

He married Elizabeth [1834-1???].


Elizabeth was born in Hipperholme.

She was worsted spinner [1861]

 

Children:

  1. (possibly) William [b 1852] who was a mason [1871]
  2. Amos [b 1860] who was a worsted spinner [1871], a stone miner [1861]
  3. Albert / Herbert [b 1864] who was a stone miner [1881]

The family lived at

  • Hove Edge, Hipperholme-cum-Brighouse [1861, 1871]
  • 4 Hove Edge, Hipperholme-cum-Brighouse [1881]

Harrison, SamuelRef 190-345
[1863-1???] On 24th June 1863, he married Rachel Grandage in Bradford.


Rachel was the daughter of
William Grandage
 

Children:

  1. Florence [b 1865]
  2. Mary [b 1866]
  3. Samuel [b 1868]
  4. William G [b 1870]
  5. Jane [b 1872]
  6. Rachel [b 1875]

Harrison, ThomasRef 190-1517
[1???-18??] He was appointed Surveyor of the Highways for Shelf [1835]

Harrison, ThomasRef 190-3733
[1761-1793] Of Kendal.

He married Anne Ramsden.


Anne was the daughter of
Thomas Ramsden
 

Children:

  1. Rowland [1759-1835]
  2. Anne [1788-1790]

There is a memorial to members of the family in Halifax Parish Church

Harrison, Thomas Ref 190-18
[18??-1???] He was in partnership with Dr Frederick Hosken Tucker as surgeons & apothecaries in Halifax. The partnerhip was dissolved in August 1846

Harrison, TomRef 190-1155
[1899-1918] Son of William Harrison.

He was employed by W. & R. K. Lee Limited.

During World War I, he enlisted [30th July 1917], and served as a Private with the 1st Battalion Notts & Derby (Sherwood Foresters) Regiment.

He went to the Front [April 1918] and was captured [27th May 1918]. He was hospitalised and became seriously ill.

He died 25th September 1918 (aged 19)  from cardiac weakness and severe intestinal catarrh in hospital in Darmstadt.

He was buried at Niederzwehren Cemetery, Germany. [Grave Ref I C 4].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Saint Paul's Church, King Cross, on the W. & R. K. Lee Limited Roll of Honour, and at King Cross Methodist New Connexion Graveyard

Harrison, W.Ref 190-1696
[18??-18??] Leather dealer at Halifax.

In June 1865, he was declared bankrupt

Harrison, WilliamRef 190-2
[1813-1886] Born at Belbroughton, Worcestershire.

He was working in the iron industry [1831] / a steel rod roller or turner [1841] / an iron rod roller [1851] / a wire roller [1861] / a wire roller [1881].

On 7th February 1831, he married Charlotte Walters [1813-1???] in the Collegiate Church of St Peter, Wolverhampton.


Charlotte was born in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire

She was in service [1831]

 

Children:

  1. Thomas [b 1833] who was an iron rod roller [1851]
  2. Joseph [b 1839] who was an iron rod roller [1851], a wire roller [1861]
  3. Edwin
  4. John [b 1843]
  5. Matilda [b 1849]
  6. Martha [b 1854]

The family lived at

  • 11 Back Park Street, Halifax [1886]
  • Millsands, Sheffield [1841]
  • Coseley Street, Bilston [1851]
  • Cleckheaton [1861]
  • Bottom of Clifton Common, Brighouse [1881]

Living with them [in 1861] were grandchildren Lily [b 1862] & Dinah Harrison [b 1872].

William died 17th December 1886 (aged 74) 

Harrison, WilliamRef 190-31
[1818-1870] Born in Stainland.

He was a stone mason [1851] / a mason contractor employing 40 men & 2 boys [1861].

In [Q2] 1845, he married (1) Rebecca Mellor [1822-1857] in Halifax.


Rebecca was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Mellor [b 1846] who was a mason [1861]
  2. Joseph [b 1848] who was a cotton piecer [1861], a mason [1871]
  3. Hannah Maria [b 1850] who was a weaver [1871]
  4. James [b 1852] who was a cotton piecer [1861], a plumber [1871]
  5. Elizabeth A. [b 1854] who was a weaver [1871]
  6. Ruth A. [b 1856]

Rebecca died 13th January 1857 (aged 35).

In [Q3] 1858, he married (2) Martha in Halifax.


Martha [née Turner] was the widow of
Joseph Collins
 

Children:

  1. Samuel [1859-17th April 1865]

The family lived at

  • Beestonley Lane, Stainland [1851]
  • Lower Heywood Terrace, Elland-cum-Greetland [1861]
  • Wood Bottom, Elland-cum-Greetland [1871]

William died 12th July 1870 (aged 52).

William, Rebecca & Samuel were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland.

Martha died 18th February 1899 (aged 80) 

Martha was buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: R15] with her first husband

Harrison, WilliamRef 190-30
[1819-1???] Illegitimate son of Sarah Harrison of Wyke.

Baptised at St Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe [21st February 1819]

Harrison, WilliamRef 190-4
[1842-1???] Son of Edward Harrison, warehouseman.

Born in Halifax.

He was a woolstapler in St James's district, Halifax [1865] / a wool warehouseman [1871] / a warehouseman [1881] / a warehouseman (wool) [1891] / a woolsorter [1901].

In 1865, he married Lucy Langstreth [1845-1???] at St James's Church, Halifax.


Lucy, of Halifax, was born in Illingworth, the daughter of John Langstreth, farmer
 

Children:

  1. Lily [1870-1874]
  2. Samuel [b 1871]
  3. James [b 1873] who was a brass finishers apprentice [1891]
  4. Fred [b 1876] who was a telegraph messenger [1891]
  5. Florry / Florrie [b 1878] who was a worsted spinner [1891], a worsted coating weaver [1901]
  6. William Henry who was a worsted fly doffer [1891], a brass finisher [1901]
  7. David [b 1883] who was a wood working machine maker [1901]
  8. Louis / Lewis

The family lived at

  • 12 Holden Street, Halifax [1871]
  • Ingram Street, Skircoat, Halifax [1881]
  • 10 Industrial Terrace, Halifax [1891, 1901]

Living with them [in 1871] were brother-in-law David Slingsby [b 1836] (card wainer), sister Mary Slingsby [b 1835] (carpet setter), and sister-in-law Emma Langstreth [b 1842] (cook) 

Harrison, WilliamRef 190-1201
[1871-19??] Son of John Harrison, shoemaker.

Born in Barkisland.

He was a finisher of Barkisland [1898] / a cloth finisher [1901] / a stuff presser [1911].

In 1898, he married Florence Priestley [1871-19??] at Elland Parish Church.


Florence was born in Greetland, the daughter of Jonathan Priestley, overlooker
 

Children:

  1. Emma [b 1899]
  2. Tom
  3. James [b 1903]
  4. Fred [b 1904]
  5. Annie [b 1907]
  6. Godfrey [b 1908]
  7. John [b 1909]

The family lived at

  • Haigh Street, Greetland [1901]
  • 36 Undercliffe Terrace, Halifax [1911]
  • 23 Wilson Road, King Cross

Harrison, WilliamRef 190-14
[1892-1917] Son of Albert Harrison.

Born in Brighouse.

He was a member of Bailiff Bridge Working Men's Club / a playing member of Lightcliffe Cricket Club / a printer at carpet works [1911] / a weaver at Firth's carpet works.

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

He died whilst on duty in the firing line [14th August 1917] (aged 25).

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

He was buried at Coxyde Military Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref II H 22].

He is remembered on Bailiff Bridge War Memorial

Harrison, William GreasleyRef 190-421
[1901-1961] Born in Ashby-de-la-Zouch

In 1927, he married Lilian Ursula Ormerod in Stroud.


Lilian Ursula was born in Rastrick, the daughter of
George Frederick Ormerod
 

He died in Dover

Harrison, William HenryRef 190-1528
[18??-1???] Partner in Hollingrake & Clegg Limited

Harrison, William RalphRef 190-13
[1916-1943] Son of Samuel & Gertrude Alice Harrison.

He worked for Conway's Limited.

In [Q3] 1938, he married Florence Annie Ryall in Halifax.

They lived at 31 Skircoat Green, Halifax.

During World War II, he served as a Private with the 2nd/4th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He died 21st April 1943 (aged 27).

He was buried at Medjez-El-Bab War Cemetery, Tunisia [Grave Ref 5 A 9]

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

 

The Harrison family of BrighouseRef 190-2111
See Hoyle House, Lightcliffe

Harrison surnameRef 190-1
A patronymic surname meaning son of Harry, a form of Henry.

There are over 50 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Harrison, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Harrison:


Marriages 1889, 1898, 1907; Deaths 1808, 1907
 



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