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The entries for people & families with the surname Haley are gathered together in this SideTrack.

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Haley, AlfredRef 406-1778
[18??-19??] Stock and share broker at Alfred Street East, Halifax.

He lived at Heathfield Place [1905]

Haley, ArthurRef 406-1290
[1895-1917] Son of John Haley.

He was a weaver assistant [1911] / employed by Riley Brothers (Halifax) Limited [1914].

He lived with his parents at 7 School Terrace, Wheatley.

During World War I, he enlisted in Halifax [December 1914] with the 4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment), then transferred [September 1916] and served as a Lance Corporal with the 1st/4th Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment.

He was sent to France [April 1915]. He was treated for sepsis, after cutting his hand on barbed wired [November 1915]. He returned to England for treatment for jaundice [February 1916], and was sent back to France [August 1916].

He was killed in action [29th November 1917] (aged 22).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [5th January 1918].

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 125 TO 128], and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Haley, CharlesRef 406-338
[18??-191?]

During World War I, he served as a Sergeant with the East Yorkshire Regiment.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Haley, EdwardRef 406-1276
[1802-1876] Born in Halifax.

He was a wool sorter [1871].

He married Rebecca [1816-1875]


Rebecca was born in Halifax
 

They lived at 9 Clarence Street, Halifax [1871].

Rebecca died 14th September 1875 (aged 59).

She was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 4298].

Edward died Q3 1876 (aged 74).

His burial place is not known

Haley, EdwardRef 406-1040
[1850-1917] Son of Joseph Haley.

Born in Halifax.

He was a woolsorter [1871] / a waste cloth dealer employing 1 woman [1881] / a woolstapler (employer) [1891] / a share broker (employer) [1901] / gentleman; retired stock & share broker [1911].

In 1875, he married (1) Elizabeth Cross [1853-1891] in Barrow, Leicestershire.


Elizabeth was born in Barrow, Leicestershire
 

Children:

  1. George Henry [b 1877] who was a clerk [1901], a cabinet makers clerk [1911]
  2. Mary B [b 1878]
  3. Edward Cecil
  4. Leonard [b 1890] who was a schoolmaster [1917]

Elizabeth died in Halifax [Q1 1891] (aged 38).

In 1893, he married (2) Catherine Emily Walker [1864-19??] in Halifax.


Catherine was born in Birstall, Yorkshire
 

The family lived at

Edward died in Halifax [7th September 1917] (aged 68).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £5,748.

Probate was granted to sons George Henry & Leonard and his brother Marshall Haley

Haley, Edward CecilRef 406-1318
[1880-1917] Son of Edward Haley.

He was educated at Rishworth School / a member of North Parade Baptist Church, Halifax / a teacher at the Church / an apprentice cabinet maker [1901] / a cabinet maker with his uncle Marshall Haley.

In 1906, he emigrated to Canada.

During World War I, he served as a Private with Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment).

He was killed in action [30th October 1917] (aged 37).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [17th November 1917].

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 10], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Rishworth School

Haley, FrederickRef 406-1311
[1889-1917] Born in Rastrick.

In [Q3] 1911, he married Sarah Ann Hackett in Doncaster.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 9th Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment.

He died 10th April 1917.

He was buried at Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm), Belgium [Grave Ref VII L 14].

He is remembered on Rastrick War Memorial.

In [Q2] 1920, Sarah Ann married Dick Hill in Halifax.

They lived at 18 Field Lane, Rastrick

Haley, FrederickRef 406-1252
[1918-1944] Son of Jane & Harold Haley of 10 Holdsworth Road, Holmfield, Halifax.

He was educated at Luddendenfoot School / employed by Smith Bulmer & Company.

During World War II, he enlisted [1938], and served as a Sergeant / Air Gunner with the Royal Air Force.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died in the Middle East [16th June 1944] (aged 26).

He is remembered on the Alamein Memorial, Egypt [Grave Ref 280], and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Haley, Harry CravenRef 406-241
[1853-1920] He was an accountant.

On 16th September 1878, he married Sarah Ann Drummond [1853-1930] in Halifax.


Sarah Ann was born in Little Horton
 

Children:

  1. Frank Drummond [1880-1943]
  2. Walter Henry [1882-1953]
  3. Robert Craven
  4. George Wheater [1886-1949]
  5. Bessie [b 1890]

The family lived at 28 Cavendish Terrace, Halifax

Haley, HenryRef 406-694
[1825-1???] Born in Halifax. Bank cashier. He was an official of the Halifax Union Bank.

He was one of the founders of the Halifax Equitable Benefit Building Society [1871], and a director [1872].

He married Unknown who died before him.

Children:

  1. Maria [b 1853]
  2. Mary [b 1856]
  3. Clara [b 1858]
  4. Louisa [b 1860]

The family lived at 13 George Street, Halifax

Haley, IsaacRef 406-3248
[1788-1859] Born in Northowram.

He was a stone merchant in Northowram / partner in John & Isaac Haley.

In 1808, he married (1) Susannah Kitchen [1787-1818] in Halifax.


Susannah was born in Northowram
 

Children:

  1. Frances [1810-28th February 1853] who married John Riley

Susannah died in 1818.

He married (2) Hannah Sutcliffe [1781-1852] in Halifax.


Hannah was born in Northowram
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [1822-13th November 1892] who married John Riley
  2. Joseph [1826-1893] who took over the family business from his father
  3. Isaac [b 1827]

They died at Stone Chair, Shelf: Isaac [18th February 1859]; Susannah [19th February 1818]; Hannah [23rd July 1852].

They were buried at Coley Church

Haley, James EdwardRef 406-345
[1888-1970] Son of Walter Haley.

Born in Halifax [16th November 1888].

He was a cotton setter [1901] / a carpet weaver [1911] / employed by John Crossley & Sons.

During World War I, he enlisted [March 1916], and served as a Private with the West Riding Regiment.

He was sent to France [June 1916].

He was posted as Missing from the 30th of July 1916.

His father wrote to the War Office stating that he had received a letter from his son on 29th August 1916 saying that he was a Prisoner of War.

His photograph appears with a report of his story in the Halifax Courier [26th August 1916].

He was discharged in March 1920

Haley, JohnRef 406-233
[1836-1???] Son of Jonas Haley, weaver.

Born in Illingworth.

He was a warp dresser of Northowram [1864] / a cotton warp dresser [1871] / a worsted warp dresser [1881] / a cotton warp dresser [1891].

In 1864, he married Sarah Milner [1840-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah, of Northowram, was born in Halifax, the daughter of Joseph Milner, weaver
 

Children:

  1. Arthur [b 1866] who was working in a carpet printing works [1881], a cotton warp dresser [1891]
  2. John [b 1870] who was a half-time errand boy [1881]
  3. Ann [b 1871] who was a worsted twister [1891]
  4. Mary [b 1875] who was a cotton winder [1891]
  5. Sarah [b 1877] who was a worsted spinner [1891]
  6. Joshua
  7. Herbert [b 1881]

The family lived at

  • 18 Abbey Street, Northowram [1871]
  • 14 Smith Street, Northowram [1881]
  • 18 Smith Street, Northowram [1891]

Haley, JohnRef 406-206
[1869-1???] Son of John Haley, warp dresser.

Born in Halifax.

He was a warp dresser of 18 Smith Street, Range Bank [1890] / a woollen warp dresser [1891] / a brickyard labourer [1901, 1911].

In 1890, he married Mary Louisa Richardson [1871-19??] at St George's Church, Lee Mount.


Mary Louisa, of 66 Ovenden Road, Halifax, was born in Halifax, the daughter of Joseph Richardson, mechanic
 

Children:

  1. Joseph [b 1891] who was a dyer's labourer [1911]
  2. Arthur
  3. Walter [b 1898]
  4. Eleanor Winifred [b 1905]
  5. Annie Louise [b 1910]

The family lived at

  • 26 John Street, Northowram [1891]
  • 8 New Lane, Halifax [1901]
  • 14 Lake View, Halifax [1911]
  • 7 School Terrace, Wheatley [1916]
  • 3 Sunny Bank, Wheatley [1917]

Haley, JosephRef 406-1053
[1827-1???] Born in Halifax.

He was a master wool & waste dealer employing 1 boy [1871].

He married Sarah Ann Marshall [1822-1893].


Sarah was born in Halifax, the daughter of
Thomas Marshall
 

Children:

  1. John [d 5th September 1850] who died in infancy, & was buried with his mother
  2. Edward
  3. Thomas H. [b 1853] who was a painter's apprentice [1871]
  4. Marshall
  5. Mary Jane who died 8th February 1859 (aged 11 months), & was buried with her mother
  6. Joe H. [b 1864]

The family lived at

  • 16 Melville Place, Halifax [1871]

Sarah Ann died 8th January 1893 (aged 71).

She was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3491] with her father

Haley, Rev JosephRef 406-1588
[18??-18??] He trained at Lancashire College and served at Accrington [1856-1863] before becoming Minister at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland [1863].

In 1873, he moved to Lister Hills, Bradford

Haley, JoshuaRef 406-1319
[1878-1917] Son of John Haley.

Born in Halifax.

He was a labourer of Bank Street, Northowram [1899] / a brick works labourer [1901] / a labourer at pipe works [1911] / employed by Ellen Royd Brick Company, Range Bank / a firer for Oates & Green, Horley Green Works.

In [Q1] 1899, he married Hannah Pearce [1878-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Hannah, of Shaw Hill, Skircoat, was the daughter of James Pearce, labourer
 

Children:

  1. Lilian [b 1900]
  2. Clara [b 1902]
  3. Edith [b 1906]
  4. Hilda [b 1908]
  5. John [b 1910]
  6. Annie [b 1913]

The family lived at

  • 16 John Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 6 St Luke Street, Halifax [1911]
  • 53 Great Albion Street, Halifax [1917, 1918]

During World War I, he enlisted [21st November 1915], and served as a Private with the 2nd/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He went to France [July 1916], and was wounded [17th September 1916], returning to France [June 1917].

He was reported missing and assumed to have died 2 years after he enlisted [21st November 1917] (aged 39).

His photograph appears with reports of his death in the Halifax Courier [5th January & 14th September 1918].

He is remembered on the Cambrai Memorial, Nord France [Grave Ref 6 & 7], and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Haley, MarshallRef 406-521
[1855-1940] Son of Joseph Haley.

Born in Halifax.

He was a wool warehouse boy [1871] / furniture making (wholesale) employer [1911] / a cabinet maker at West End Cabinet Works, Halifax [1915].

Before World War I, Frank Gilbert Kilner (French polisher), Thomas Platts (French polisher), Herbert Smith (cabinet maker), and his nephew Edward Cecil Haley were with Haley

Around 1894, he married Emma [1859-19??].


Emma was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. Edward [b 1894] who was an apprentice to wholesale furniture making [1911]

The family lived at 18 Plane Tree Nest Lane, Halifax [1911].

See Arthur Foster

Haley, Robert CravenRef 406-222
[1884-1917] Son of Harry Craven Haley.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a confectionery commercial traveller for Mackintosh's and worked with them for 18 years.

On 23rd March 1908, he married Gertrude Greenwood at St Paul's Church, King Cross.


Gertrude was born in Halifax
 

They had no children.

During World War I, he enlisted whilst staying at the Imperial Hotel, Blackpool [9th March 1917], and served as a Private with the Honourable Artillery Company (Infantry).

He was killed in action [30th January 1917].

He was buried at Mory Abbey Military Cemetery, Mory, France [Grave Ref I J 6].

He is remembered at Stoney Royd Cemetery and on the Memorial at John Mackintosh & Sons Limited.

After his death, Gertrude moved to 3 Bamber Avenue, Bispham, Blackpool

Haley, Sarah EllenRef 406-1327
[1859-19??] Daughter of John Haley, woolsorter.

She was a worsted drawer [1891]

She had 3 children (father unknown):

  1. Jane Elizabeth Haley [b 1878] who was a worsted spinner [1891] & married Richard Crossley
  2. Thomas William Haley [b 1886]
  3. Mary Ann Haley [b 1888] who was a doffer worsted mill [1901] & married [1908] Arnold Bannister

The children were born in Halifax

They lived at 8 Whitegate Terrace, Southowram [1891].

In 1892, she married Joseph Pickles at Halifax Parish Church

Haley, WalterRef 406-336
[1861-19??] Son of James Haley, warp dresser.

Born in Halifax.

He was a carpet weaver of Haley Hill [1885] / a carpet weaver [1891, 1901, 1911]

In [Q1] 1885, he married Nancy Spencer [1866-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Nancy, of Haley Hill, was the daughter of John Spencer, dyer
 

Children:

  1. James Edward
  2. Alice [b 1891] who was a gas winder (silk) [1911]
  3. Emma [b 1894] who was a gas winder (silk) [1911]

The family lived at

  • 19 Wood Street, Northowram [1891]
  • 12 Eldon Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 11 Ellenroyd Street, Range Lane, Halifax [1911]

Living with them [in 1901] was Nancy's nephew Ernest Spencer [b 1884] (stone mason's apprentice) 

 

Haley surnameRef 406-1

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 Haley, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Haley:


Marriages 1856, 1861, 1862, 1901
 



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