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Abraham Hellowell [1827-1907]
Abraham Hellowell [1838-1896]
Alfred Hellowell [1859-1944]
Arthur Hellowell [1898-1918]
Brierley Hellowell [1882-1915]
Charlie Hellowell [1899-1918]
Claude Hellowell [1894-1956]
Eli Hellowell [1858-1933]
Ely Hellowell [1787-1861]
Eric Hellowell [1919-1943]
Ernest Hellowell [1897-1916]
James Hellowell [18??-1855]
James Hellowell [1803-18??]
James Hellowell [1808-1872]
John Hellowell [1796-1851]
John Edward Hellowell [1863-1931]
Jonathan Hellowell [1849-1928]
Jonathan Hellowell [1856-1???]
Joseph Hellowell [1796-1864]
Lewis Hellowell [1869-19??]
Samuel Greenwood Hellowell [1907-1997]
Sarah Elizabeth Hellowell [1872-19??]
Verney Barrett Hellowell [1897-1918]
Whiteley Hellowell [1864-1931]
William Hellowell [1858-19??] 


Hellowell, Abraham
[1827-1907] Son of John Hellowell.

Born in Erringden.

He was a carpet weaver [1851] / a stone cutter [1861] / a farmer of 2½ acres [1881]

On 2nd June 1862, he married Elizabeth Sutcliffe [1830-1900] at Halifax Parish Church.


Elizabeth already had children:

  1. Lavinia [b 1848]
  2. Emily [b 1855]
  3. Hellowell [1857-1945] who was a joiner [1881]
  4. Hannah [b 1860]

Abraham & Elizabeth Sutcliffe (woollen weaver) were living together in 1861

 

Children:

  1. Honor Whiteley
  2. Alice [1867-1897]
  3. Young [1870-1936]

The family lived at

Hellowell, Abraham
[1838-1896] Of Higham, Sowerby.

He worked at Mill House and had been ill for about a fortnight when, intending to resume work in a few days, he went for a walk. Near Coggin Lane, he was seen to fall; help was summoned, but he died a few minutes later. Heart disease was supposed to be the cause

Hellowell, Alfred
[1859-1944] Born in Sowerby.

He was a wool washer [1880].

On 13th December 1880, he married Alice Speak [1858-1946] in Halifax.


Alice was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Brierley

Hellowell, Arthur
[1898-1918] Son of Lewis Hellowell.

Born in Triangle.

He was a member of the choir at St John the Divine, Thorpe / a part time worsted doffer [1911] / employed by William Morris & Sons Limited at Triangle.

In 1911, he was living with his step-grandparents at 3 and 4 Sandy Dyke, Triangle.

He lived with his father at 26 Hollins Street, Triangle.

During World War I, he joined the Colours [23rd February 1917], and he served as a Private / Signaller with the 7th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment.

He was killed in action [22nd March 1918] (aged 19).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [27th April 1918].

He is remembered on the Pozières Memorial, France [Grave Ref 29 & 30], on the Memorial at Saint Peter's Church, Sowerby, and on Triangle War Memorial

Hellowell, Brierley
[1882-1915] Son of Alfred Hellowell.

Born in Sowerby [16th April 1882].

In [Q4] 1908, he married Hannah Cockroft in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Gladys [b 1910]

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles).

He was killed in action [10th March 1915] (aged 32).

He is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial [15 & 16], on a memorial in St Michael's Church, Mytholmroyd, and in the book Royd Regeneration

Hellowell, Charlie
[1899-1918] / Charlie Hallowell.

Son of Sarah & Samuel Hellowell.

Born at St Peter's Square, Sowerby [31st January 1899].

Baptised at St Peter's Church, Sowerby [5th March 1899].

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

He died 11th October 1918.

He was buried at Wellington Cemetery, Rieux-en-Cambresis, France [Grave Ref I G 1/10].

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

Hellowell, Claude
[1894-1956] Son of Whiteley Hellowell.

Born in Soyland.

He worked on his father's farm [1911].

He established [1924] the business which became Claude Hellowell Limited.

On 31st July 1919, he married Ivy Lawrence [1899-1978] at St Peter's Church, Sowerby.

Children:

  1. Eric

The family lived at Triangle

Hellowell, Eli
[1858-1933] Born in Sowerby.

He was Prudential Insurance agent [1883].

In 1883, he married Achsah Barrett [1858-1934] in Halifax.


Achsah was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Hilda [b 1887]
  2. Florence [b 1888]
  3. Elsie [b 1890]
  4. Verney Barrett

The children were born in Sowerby.

The family lived at

  • 12 Boston Street, Sowerby New Road [1901]
  • 35 Boston Street, Sowerby New Road [1911, 1917]

Achsah & Eli were buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby

Hellowell, Ely
[1787-1861] Of Sowerby.

He was a woollen weaver (power loom) [1891].

He married Betty [1787-1864].

Children:

  1. Timothy [1812-1827]
  2. Thomas [1820-1835]
  3. Ely [1824-1835]
  4. Samuel [b 1827] who was a carpet weaver [1861]
  5. Simeon [1829-1836]

The family lived at 11 Stocks Lane, Sowerby [1861]

Ely died 19th April 1861 (aged 74).

Betty died 26th January 1864 (aged 77).

Members of the family were buried at Sowerby Green Congregational Chapel

Hellowell, Eric
[1919-1943] Son of Claude Hellowell.

During World War II, he served as a Gunner with the 1st Field Regiment Royal Artillery.

He died 28th December 1943 (aged 24).

He was buried at Bari War Cemetery, Italy [Grave Ref XIV B 21]

Hellowell, Ernest
[1897-1916] Son of Jonathan Hellowell

Born in Sowerby Bridge [23rd April 1897].

Baptised at St Peter's Church, Sowerby [25th July 1897].

He was a member of Bolton Brow Wesleyan Methodist Chapel / a part-time doffer (worsted) [1911] / employed by W. & R. K. Lee Limited.

He lived at 10 King Street, Sowerby.

During World War I, he served as a Rifleman with the 18th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps.

He died in the Dardanelles [15th September 1916] (aged 19).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [Grave Ref 13A & 13B], on the W. & R. K. Lee Limited Roll of Honour, and on the Memorial at Saint Peter's Church, Sowerby

Hellowell, James
[18??-1855] Of Sowerby.

During the campaigns of 1854 and 1855, in the Crimea War, he served with the 20th Regiment.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Crimea Memorial in Sowerby Church

Hellowell, James
[1803-18??] Born in Soyland.

He was a tailor & draper [1861].

He married Elizabeth [1806-18??] from Soyland.

Children:

  1. Hannah [b 1824] who was a woollen weaver [1861]
  2. Sarah [b 1826] who was a sewing machine tenter [1861]
  3. John William [b 1834] who was a tailor [1861]
  4. Joshua [b 1841] who was a cotton twister [1861]
  5. Mary Ann [b 1845] who was a house servant [1861]

The family lived at Shaw's Terrace, Soyland [1861]

Hellowell, James
[1808-1872] He was a weaver [1841] / beer house keeper at the Shepherds' Rest, Sowerby [1851, 1861, 1871].

On 13th November 1828, he married Sarah Wilson [1802-1869] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. John [b 1829]
  2. David [1833-1904] who was a dyer [1898]
  3. Susey [1835-1898] who married Henry Berry
  4. Thomas [1838-1891] who was a dyer [1871, 1881]
  5. Mary [1841-1900]
  6. Joseph [1844-1870]

The family lived at New Barton, Hubberton.

James died in 1872, and son-in-law Henry Berry took over at the Shepherds' Rest

Hellowell, John
[1796-1851] From Erringden.

He was a weaver [1841].

On 10th June 1816, he married Betty Clayton [1796-1862] at St Thomas à Becket, Heptonstall.


Betty was the daughter of a farmer at Lane Ends, Soyland
 

Children:

  1. Mary[1817-1878]
  2. William
  3. Hannah[1824-1882]
  4. Abraham
  5. Henry[1828-1884] who was a cotton twister [1851]
  6. David [b 1831] who was a woollen weaver [1851, 1861]
  7. Richard[1834-1862] who was a factory worker [1851]

The family lived at

  • Blackshaw Clough, Soyland [1841]
  • Lane Ends, Soyland [1851]
  • 1 Lane Ends, Soyland [1861]

Living with the family [in 1861] was Betty's brother John Clayton [aged 80] (retired farmer).

On 26th September 1862, Betty's bruised and disfigured body was found by her son, David, in Flat Head stone quarry near their home. Son William was charged with her murder and acquitted.

John, Betty & son Richard were buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones

Hellowell, John Edward
[1863-1931] Born in Sowerby.

He was landlord of the Brown Cow, Sowerby Bridge [1904-1931].

On 10th October 1891, he married (1) Mary Emma Binns [1863-1916] at Elland Parish Church.


Mary Emma was born in Norland
 

Children:

  1. Arthur Binns (Hellowell) [1901-1978]
  2. Harry [b 1904]

In [Q4] 1917, he married (2) Sarah Maria Whiteley [1870-1962] in Halifax.

John Edward died 7th March 1931.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £164 5/1d.

Probate was granted to his widow Sarah Maria.

Sarah Maria took over at the Brown Cow [1931]

Hellowell, Jonathan
[1849-1928] Son of Grace Hellowell [1823-1905]; father unknown

Born in Sowerby.


In 1867, Grace married
Richard Jackson
 

Jonathan was a joiner & builder.

He never married.

He lived at

  • Lower Hathershelf [with his widowed mother [1901]
  • 1 Miry Lane, Sowerby [1928]

He died 2nd August 1928 (aged 78).

He was buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby with his mother Grace. Probate records show that he left effects valued at £2,055 1/11d.

Probate was granted to Job Clegg (retired farmer)  & Albert Meadowcroft (retired baker) 

Hellowell, Jonathan
[1856-1???] Born in Sowerby.

He was a woollen spinner [1891] / farmer & landlord of the Church Stile, Sowerby [1901] / a general labourer [1911].

In 1882, he married Alice Ann Mitchell [1861-1???] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Fred [b 1883] who was a dyer's labourer [1901], a teamer [1911]
  2. Willie [b 1885] who was a farmer's labourer [1901], a teamer [1911]
  3. David [b 1887] who was a woollen piecer [1901]
  4. Nathan [b 1889]
  5. Annie [b 1891] who was a carpet weaver [1911]
  6. Joe [b 1893] who was a bedstead packer [1911]
  7. George [b 1895] who was a butcher's apprentice [1911]
  8. Ernest
  9. Albert [b 1899] who was a part time doffer worsted [1911]
  10. Amy [b 1903]
  11. Milton [b 1905]

The children were born in Sowerby.

The family lived at

  • Pinfold Green, Sowerby [1891]
  • 1 Mearclough House, Sowerby Bridge [1911]

Hellowell, Joseph
[1796-1864] Variously recorded as Halliwell and Helliwell.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a farmer [1841] / a farmer and beerseller [1851] / a beerhouse keeper at the Alma, Cottonstones [1861, 1864].

On 16th February 1817, he married Martha Stott [1800-1881] at Halifax Parish Church.


Martha came from Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1818] who was a woolcomber [1841], a stone labourer [1851]
  2. Sarah [b 1822] who was a weaver [1841]
  3. Susannah [b 1819] who was a weaver [1841]
  4. William [b 1823] who was a cotton twister [1841]
  5. Betty [1828-1913] who married John Hardy
  6. Mary [b 1831]
  7. James [b 1840]

The family lived at

  • Otter Lee (next to Parkin Hall), Sowerby [1841]
  • Hatter Lee (next to Parkin Hall), Sowerby [1851]
  • Stocks Farm, Midgley [1881]

Living with them [in 1851] were grandson James Hellowell [b  1840] (woollen piecener) and lodger John Clegg [b 1801] (labourer).

Living with them [in 1861] was lodger Charles Hollas [b 1805] (stone labourer).

Joseph died 22nd January 1864.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £200.

The will was proved by his widow Martha, Samuel Whitaker of Turn Lee, Sowerby (court leet constable), and John Thomas of Thunderton (farmer).

Son-in-lawJohn Hardy later over at The Alma.

Martha died 10th February 1881.

Probate records show that she left a personal estate valued at £86 16/-

The will was proved by John Thomas of Thunderton (farmer).

The couple were buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones

Hellowell, Lewis
[1869-19??] Born in Sowerby.

He was a blanket finisher [1901, 1911] / a cloth finisher [1912].

In 1892, he married (1) Emily Lawrence [1869-19??] in Halifax.


Emily was born in Triangle, the daughter of
Samuel Lawrence
 

Children:

  1. Frank [b 1894] who was a grocer's assistant [1911]
  2. Arthur

Emily died in Halifax in 1910 (aged 41).

On 12th September 1912, Lewis married (2) Mary Widdup [1882-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.

He married Mary Widdup


Mary, of High Lees, Midgley, was the daughter of John Widdup, wool sorter
 

The family lived at

  • Hollins Street, Sowerby [1901]
  • 26 Hollins Street, Triangle [1911]
  • 21 Ford Street, Beech, Sowerby Bridge [1918]

Hellowell, Samuel Greenwood
[1907-1997] He compiled A Chronological History of Cragg Vale

Hellowell, Sarah Elizabeth
[1872-19??] Of Norland.

On 13th November 1895, she married Willie Balmforth at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Horace Balmforth [1896-1969] who was a train booker railway [1911]
  2. Annice Hellowell Balmforth [1901-1986]

In 1901, she was living with her mother in Norland along with her children. There is no record of her husband.

In 1911, she was listed as Sarah Elizabeth Sutcliffe, wife of Robert Edgar Sutcliffe, and living with him at Ash Grove, Norland. Her children are with them.

There is no record of Sarah Elizabeth & Robert Edgar having married

Hellowell, Verney Barrett
[1897-1918] Son of Eli Hellowell.

Born in Sowerby.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st Battalion Royal Fusiliers.

He was killed in action [11th October 1918].

He was buried at St. Aubert British Cemetery, France [Grave Ref V B 16.]

He is remembered on the Memorial at Heath Grammar School, and on the Memorial at Saint George's Church, Sowerby

Hellowell, Whiteley
[1864-1931] Son of Abraham Hellowell.

Born in Soyland [14th July 1864].

His birth was registered as Hellowell Sutcliffe & Hellowell Hellowell

Baptised as Honor Whiteley Hellowell at St Mary's, Cottonstones [6th November 1864].

He was a cotton spinner [1881, 1891, 1901] / a farmer [1911].

In [Q1] 1887, he married Mary Holroyde [1865-1931] from Soyland.

Children:

  1. Irvine [1891-1971] who was an overlooker's assistant (cotton) [1911]
  2. Claude
  3. May [1898-1954] who was a part-time silk spinner [1911]
  4. Tom [1907-1961] who married Jessie Sutcliffe [1912-1983]
  5. child who died in infancy

The family lived at

  • 4 Four Lane Ends, Lighthazle, Soyland [1891]
  • Lumb House, Mill Bank [1901]
  • Turn Lee Farm, Triangle [1911]

Whiteley died at Turn Lee Farm, Triangle [11th May 1931] Mary died 2 months later [11th July 1931].

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

Hellowell, William
[1858-19??] Born in Sowerby.

Between 1895 and 1901, the spelling of the surname changed from Hellowell to Hellawell.

He was a cotton twiner [1891] / a cotton machine minder [1901] / a cotton twiner [1911].

In [Q3] 1881, he married Hannah Maria Broadbent [1858-1895] in Halifax.


Hannah Maria was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Harriet A [b 1882] who was a worsted rover [1901]
  2. Eliza J [b 1883]
  3. Wright [b 1885] who was a cotton piecener [1901]
  4. Alfred [b 1887] who was a cotton piecener [1901]
  5. Florence [b 1889] who was a half-time cotton cop pointer [1901], a cotton twiner piecer [1911]
  6. Hetty [b 1891] who was a cotton twiner piecer [1911]
  7. Ernest

The family lived at

  • Rochdale Road, Sowerby [1891]
  • Rochdale Road, Triangle, Sowerby [1901]
  • 56 Edward Street, Sowerby Bridge [1911]
  • 69 West View, Sowerby Bridge [1917]

Hannah Maria died in Wakefield in 1895 (aged 37) 

 

Hellowell surname
A variant of the surname Helliwell

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

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

Unattached BMDs for Hellowell:


Marriage 1868; Deaths 1899, 1900
 



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