Hadwen ...



The entries for people & families with the surname Hadwen 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.


Mr Hadwen [17??-18??]
Arthur Hadwen [1839-19??]
Eliza Hadwen [1812-1879]
Elizabeth Whittaker Hadwen [1804-1888]
Ellen Hadwen [1817-1842]
Frederick Walter Hadwen [1850-1921]
George Hadwen [1831-1887]
George Arthur Hadwen [1849-1894]
George Burgess Hadwen [1815-1895]
Rev John Hadwen [1740-1803]
John Hadwen [1773-1852]
John Hadwen [1799-1873]
John Hadwen [1805-1862]
John Russell Hadwen [1833-1909]
John Wilson Hadwen [1813-1879]
Joshua Lovel Hadwen [1835-19??]
Noel Waugh Hadwen [1886-1916]
Sidney Hadwen [1807-1884]
Theodore Lovel Donner Hadwen [1872-1952]
Thomas Hadwen [1772-18??]
Thomas Wilson Hadwen [1803-1855] 


Hadwen, Mr
[17??-18??] Around 1800, he established the cotton spinning business which eventually became John Hadwen & Sons Limited.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John

He was an early member of the Hadwen family

Hadwen, Arthur
[1839-19??] Son of John Hadwen.

Born in Soyland.

In 1861, he was working as a mechanic. He emigrated to the United States [by 1880] and settled in German, Indiana.

He married an Englishwoman named Mary

Hadwen, Eliza
[1812-1879] Of The Dean, Sowerby. Daughter of John Hadwen.

In 1845, she laid the foundation stone at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones.

She was buried at the Church

Hadwen, Elizabeth Whittaker
[1804-1888] Youngest child of Thomas Hadwen.

She did not marry.

In 1861, she was living alone in Lower Lumb, Sowerby and her occupation was given as yearly income.

In 1881, she was an annuitant, living in Brook Cottages, Soyland, Yorks with a 29 year old female lodger

She died in Sowerby.

She was buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones

Hadwen, Ellen
[1817-1842] Of Dean, in Sowerby. Daughter of John Hadwen.

She was said to be very pious.

She died 24th July 1842. She was buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby [29th July 1842] in the Hadwen vault there.

In her will, she left bequests to various missionary and religious societies, including £50 to

the Society for Instructing the Irish in their own Tongue

She also left £500

to found a church within 1 mile of Mill Bank, within 5 years of her death

Her only surviving sister, Eliza, laid the foundation stone of St Mary's Church, Cottonstones in 1845

Hadwen, Frederick Walter
[1850-1921] JP.

The younger son of George Burgess Hadwen.

Born in Soyland.

He was a silk spinner [1895, 1901].

He was a partner in the family business, John Hadwen & Sons Limited at Ryburn House Mill, Ripponden and Kebroyd Mills.

He was President of the Ripponden & District Technical School.

He was reported in the press to be

a bogus company promoter in Manchester


On 5th December 1901, application was granted to charge him and Alfred Ingham under the Bankruptcy Act [1869] for alleged falsification of a balance sheet, making false entries in the balance sheet and in the rough stock book, obtaining money by false representation and not repaying it, incurring a debt with the Halifax & Huddersfield Union Banking Company, and obtaining credit by false pretences.

They were indicted at Leeds Assizes for false pretences and other offences. The 2 men had separate defence counsels and each pleaded not guilty, and placed the wrongdoing on the other party. The Jury found both men guilty.

They were both convicted but the convictions were quashed by the Court for the Consideration of Crown Cases, on the grounds that, at the original trial at the assizes, the court had improperly refused to allow counsel for one defendant to cross-examine the other defendant, who had elected to give evidence on his own behalf

 

In May 1906, he was in partnership with Alfred Ingham – trading as John Hadwen & Sons Limited at Kebroyd Mills – when they were declared bankrupt.

In 1911, he was a land agent.

In 1882, he married Anna Mary Waugh at Cockermouth, Cumberland.

Children:

  1. John Walter [b 1883]
  2. Noel Waugh
  3. Frederick Guy [b 1890]

The family lived at

He died on 2nd July 1921.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £166 15/7d. Probate was granted to his widow Anna Mary.

He & Anna Mary were buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones

Hadwen, George
[1831-1887] Son of John Hadwen.

He was a woollen and cotton dyer.

On 4th October 1855, he married Mary Redfearn [1830-1886] in Bradford.


Mary was the daughter of Ellen (née Wear) & Gabriel Redfearn
 

The marriage ended in divorce by 1878

Hadwen, George Arthur
[1849-1894] Known as Arthur.

Elder son of George Burgess Hadwen.

Born in Soyland.

He was a silk-spinner [1871].

On 2nd September 1874, he married Charlotte Amy Maxwell [1854-1906] in Elgin, Scotland.

The family lived at Staveley Bank, Halifax [1894].

He is mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1894

His widow died at Tredinnock, Stirling. Probate records show that she left a personal estate valued at £13,810

Hadwen, George Burgess
[1815-1895] Son of John Hadwen.

In the 1830s, he was one of the supporters for the new St George's Church, Sowerby.

In 1870, he gave a new bell to Ripponden Parish Church.

He was a silk spinner employing 400 hands at Kebroyd Mills [1881]. He and his brother Thomas Wilson were partners in John Hadwen & Sons.

On 28th April 1846, he married Georgiana Selina Davies [1823-1895] at St Pancras, London.


Georgiana Selina came from Wiltshire
 

Children:

  1. Mary Alice [b 1847] who married John Henry Bridges
  2. George Arthur
  3. Frederick Walter
  4. Edith Georgiana [1852-1908]
  5. Louisa Amy [b 1854] who married Charles James D. Astley
  6. Susan Ellen [b 1858] who married [1891] Edward Maurice Hill
  7. Nora [b 1862] who married Leonard Trelawney Hobhouse

The family lived at

George died 1st February 1895.

He was buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones.

Probate records show that George left effects valued at £53,906 6/4d to son Frederick Walter and Edward Maurice Hill.

Probate records show that Georgina Selina left effects valued at £3,167 7/10d to son Frederick Walter

He is mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1895.

Georgina Selina died in Eastbourne a month later [7th March 1895]

Hadwen, Rev John
[1740-1803] He married Mary Burgess.

Children:

  1. Thomas
  2. John
  3. Jonathan Burgess [bapt 1776]
  4. Elizabeth [bapt 1778]
  5. Mary [bapt 1778]
  6. George Burgess [1780-1814]

Hadwen, John
[1773-1852] Son of Rev John Hadwen.

He was in partnership at Kebroyd Mills with his brother, Thomas, until the partnership was dissolved in 1805. The firm then became John Hadwen & Sons.

On 9th March 1803, he married Mary Wilson [1776-1819].


Mary was the daughter of Mr Wilson
 

Children:

  1. Thomas Wilson
  2. John
  3. Sidney
  4. Ellen [1808-1809] who died aged 11 months
  5. Mary Ann [1809-1826]
  6. Eliza
  7. Charlotte [bapt 1813]
  8. George Burgess
  9. Ellen

The family lived at Dean House, Sowerby [1841, 1851].

In 1854, he bought Kebroyd Hall, Soyland.

The couple were buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby: Mary [1st July 1819]; John [25th June 1852].

Other members of the family were buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones.

There are memorials to members of the family at St Peter's Church, Sowerby

Hadwen, John
[1799-1873] Of Aufhole, Soyland.

Son of Thomas Hadwen.

Baptised in Oldham.

On 31st October 1827, he married Mary Ann Shaw [1804-1889] in Huddersfield.


Mary Ann came from Huddersfield
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1829] who married James Brittain [1838-1901], a Middlesbrough tailor
  2. Thomas [b 1830] who married Elizabeth in London
  3. George
  4. John Russell
  5. Henry Shaw [b 1836]
  6. Arthur
  7. Ellen [b 1842]
  8. Ann [1845-1850]

He died in Woburn, Bedfordshire.

Members of the family - including John's sister Elizabeth – were buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones

Hadwen, John
[1805-1862] Of Kebroyd.

Son of John Hadwen.

In 1835, he was one of the subscribers to the Halifax Dispensary, giving 1. guinea. He was a silk manufacturer [1861].

He married Elizabeth Hannah James [1808-1892].

They had no children.

John was buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby [27th December 1862].

Other members of the family were buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones.

There are memorials to members of the family at St Peter's Church, Sowerby.

See Rachel Hoyle

Hadwen, John Russell
[1833-1909] Son of John Hadwen.

He was a dyer / manager of a Model Lodging House in Bradford Road, Dewsbury [1881].

On 21st August 1859, he married (1) Elizabeth Almond [1838-1885], daughter of Elizabeth (née Harrop) & John Almond, in Halifax.

On 14th June 1886, he married (2) Emma Almond [1856-1895], Elizabeth's sister, in Dewsbury. Emma died of TB.

John committed suicide on 9th March 1909 in Birstall. His suicide was probably prompted by gambling debts

Hadwen, John Wilson
[1813-1879] Son of Thomas Wilson Hadwen.

He was a cotton spinner with his brother Joshua Lovel Hadwen at Kebroyd Middle Mill [1855]

Hadwen, Joshua Lovel
[1835-19??] Son of Thomas Wilson Hadwen.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a cotton spinner with his brother John Wilson Hadwen at Kebroyd Middle Mill [1855] / a cotton & silk spinner employing 175 workpeople [1861].

In 1859, he married Wendela Hildegard Donner [1841-1912].


Wendela Hildegard came from Sweden
 

Children:

  1. (possibly) Harry Lovel who was buried [10th July 1862] at Sowerby Church aged 16 days
  2. Theodore

The family lived at 7 Kebroyd Bridge [1861].

Son Theodore became a civil engineer and emigrated to the USA [1892]. Joshua & Wendela followed in 1895 They were all living in Kane, Illinois [1900].

Wendela returned to the UK [after 1900] and travelled between England and the USA [1905 & 1911].

Wendela & Theodore both died in Oak Park, Cook, Illinois

Joshua died between 1900 & 1905 – (possibly) in the USA.

Probate records show that Wendela left an estate valued at £145 2/6d. Her home address is given as 11 Clarence Road, Southsea, England

Hadwen, Noel Waugh
[1886-1916] Son of Frederick Walter Hadwen.

He was educated at Lockers Park & Harrow / a keen cricketer & musician / an architect in London.

During World War I, he enlisted in 9/1914, and served as a Lieutenant (acting Captain)  with B Company 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was badly gassed at the Battle of Hill 60 [May 1915].

He was killed in action whilst leading his Company [1st July 1916] (aged 30).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [6A & 6B], on Ripponden War Memorial, and on the World War I Memorial in Sowerby Church

Hadwen, Sidney
[1807-1884] Son of John Hadwen.

Partner in John Hadwen & Sons Limited

Hadwen, Theodore Lovel Donner
[1872-1952] Son of Joshua Lovel Hadwen.

Born in Richmond, Surrey.

He was a Baltic merchant [1871, 1881] / a commercial clerk [1891] / a civil engineer [1892].

He lived at Richmond, Surrey [1871, 1881, 1891].

He emigrated to USA [1892].

His parents followed in 1895.

They were all living in Kane, Illinois [1900 USA census].

In 1902, he married Ida Schelker [1869-1919] in Illinois.


Ida's parents were from Switzerland
 

His mother Wendela returned to the UK [1900] and travelled between Englnd and the USA [1905 & 1911].

Theodore and Wendela both died in Oak Park, Cook, Illinois

Hadwen, Thomas
[1772-18??] Of Halfhole, Soyland.

Son of Rev John Hadwen.

Baptised in Huddersfield [15th June 1772].

Cotton spinner in partnership with his brother, John, at Severhills Mill, Ripponden in the early 19th century until 1818, and at Kebroyd Middle Mill. The brothers had learned the cotton spinning trade at Oldham.

Thomas dissolved the partnership was in August 1805. He left Kebroyd Middle Mill and moved to Kebroyd Upper Mill where he became a partner in Hadwen & Wilson.

He was recorded as the owner of Soyland Mill [1816].

He took over Kebroyd Lower Mill from Denton & Holroyd, around 1823.

On 12th March 1797, he married Sarah Whittaker [1774-1816] in Oldham.

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1798]
  2. John
  3. Horatio Nelson [1802] who died in infancy
  4. Elizabeth Whittaker

There are memorials to members of the family at St Peter's Church, Sowerby

Hadwen, Thomas Wilson
[1803-1855] Son of John Hadwen.

Of Dean House, Sowerby which he inherited from his uncle Joshua Wilson.

Around 1815, he was active in Parliamentary Reform.

He and his brother George Burgess were partners in John Hadwen & Sons.

He married Margaret Lovel [1813-1883].

Children:

  1. John Wilson
  2. Mary Emily [b 1832]
  3. Joshua Lovel
  4. Margaret Anne [b 1836] who died aged 11 months and 9 days and was buried [4th January 1837] at Sowerby Church
  5. Margaret [b 1837] who died aged 8 months and 5 days and was buried [29th March 1838] at Sowerby Church
  6. Ellen [b 1840]
  7. Eliza Ann [b 1845]

He died at Bredbury, near Stockport, whilst visiting his daughter Ellen.

After his death, John Hadwen & Sons was dissolved. His sons, carried on the cotton-spinning business at Kebroyd Middle Mill, and his 3 brothers continued the silk spinning business.

Members of the family were buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby: Thomas Wilson [19th March 1855].

Other members of the family were buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones.

There are memorials to members of the family at St Peter's Church, Sowerby

 

The Hadwen family
Cotton and silk spinning family.

They originally came from Bolton, Lancashire and moved to the Soyland district where they built and/or occupied Kebroyd Mills, Triangle.

Mr Hadwen was an early member of the family.

See Kebroyd Hall

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



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