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Albert Habergham [1861-1935]
Albert Habergham [1908-1956]
Alfred Habergham [1846-1899]
Archie Habergham [1889-1971]
Arthur Habergham [1873-1946]
Arthur Habergham [1901-1973]
Benjamin Habergham [1870-1933]
Clay Habergham [1673-1747]
David Habergham [1806-1844]
Edgar Habergham [1890-1944]
Edwin Habergham [1867-1913]
Elizabeth Habergham [1865-1949]
Frank Albert Habergham [1916-1982]
Fred Habergham [1883-1957]
George Habergham [1785-1867]
George Habergham [1826-1908]
George Habergham [1862-1908]
George Habergham [1880-1947]
George Habergham [1899-1977]
George Alban Habergham [1880-1965]
Harry Habergham [1887-1946]
Herbert Habergham [1882-1910]
Horace Habergham [1894-1961]
James Habergham [1815-1889]
James Habergham [1819-1890]
James Habergham [1838-1873]
James Habergham [1871-1955]
Japheth Habergham [1780-1856]
John Habergham [16??-16??]
John Habergham [1650-1725]
John Habergham [1717-1790]
John Habergham [1790-1860]
John Habergham [1812-1884]
John Habergham [1817-1884]
John Habergham [1823-1889]
John Willie Habergham [1894-1948]
Joseph Habergham [1830-1883]
Joseph Habergham [1873-1929]
Manasseh Habergham [1796-1863]
Manasseh Habergham [1855-1904]
Martha Habergham [1829-1898]
Moses Habergham [1799-1876]
Nathaniel Habergham [1849-1906]
Nehemiah Habergham [1783-1855]
Nora Habergham [1881-1965]
Richard Habergham [1757-1835]
Richard Habergham [1822-1907]
Richard Habergham [1871-1936]
Samuel Habergham [1868-1941]
Silvanus Habergham [1794-1838]
Silvanus Habergham [1843-1910]
Tom Habergham [1865-1915]
Walter Habergham [1854-1929]
William Habergham [1792-1837]
William Habergham [1825-1893]
William Walker Habergham [1867-1950]
Willie Habergham [1???-19??] 


Habergham, Albert
[1861-1935] Son of John Habergham.

He was a cotton spinner [1889].

In 1889, he married Annis Hudson [1866-1951] in Barnsley.


Annis was born in Rotherham
 

Children:

  1. Archie
  2. Maud [1892-1986] who married Willie Bates
  3. child who died in infancy
  4. Annis [1897-1902]

The family lived at

  • Bramston Street, Rastrick [1891]
  • Brown Street, Rotherham [1901]
  • 3 Woodside Road, Halifax [1911]
  • 62 Boothtown Road, Halifax [1935]

Albert died 20th November 1935.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £1,007 2/-.

Administration was granted to his widow Annis

Habergham, Albert
[1908-1956] Son of Arthur Habergham.

He was a loom tuner of 15 East Parade, Sowerby Bridge [1934].

In March 1934, he married Mary Emma Porter [1908-1982].


Mary Emma, a weaver of 7 St Paul's Street, King Cross, Halifax, was the daughter of Charles William Porter
 

Habergham, Alfred
[1846-1899] Son of James Habergham.

Born in Norland.

Baptised 15th August 1847.

He was a worsted spinner [1861] / a woolsorter [1881, 1891].

On 8th June 1867, he married Mary Emma Broadbent [1848-1916] at Elland Parish Church.


Mary Emma was born in Norland.

She was a woollen weaver [1881]

 

Children:

  1. Edwin
  2. Hannah [1869-1900] who was a worsted twister [1891] and married George Sutcliffe
  3. James Herbert [1872-1908] who was a cloth fuller [1891], a woollen finisher [1901]
  4. Arthur
  5. John William [1876-1944] who was a worsted doffer [1891], a loom tuner [1901]
  6. Eliza [1880-1918] who was a weaver [1901]
  7. Ernest [1882-1938] who was a cloth miller [1901], a cloth finisher [1911]

The children were born in Norland.

The family lived at

  • Walsh's Buildings, 59 Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge [1891]
  • 8 Canal Road, Sowerby Bridge [1901]

Alfred died in 1899.

In 1908, Mary Emma married William Wood.

In 1911, the widowed Mary Emma and son Ernest were at 22 Hanover Street, Sowerby Bridge

Habergham, Archie
[1889-1971] Son of Albert Habergham.

Born in Halifax.

He was a traveller (confectionery) [1911].

In 1915, he married Lucy Ann Haigh [1891-1965] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Annis 1925] who married [Halifax 1947] Geoffrey N. Ashworth

Habergham, Arthur
[1873-1946] Son of Alfred Habergham.

Born in Norland.

He was a cloth fuller [1891] / a cloth miller [1901] / a weaving overlooker [1911] / a cloth miller [1934].

He was Captain of the Sowerby Bridge Rugby Union Team that won the Yorkshire Challenge Cup [22nd April 1899] by beating Alverthorpe after a replay. Both matches were played in Keighley.

On 21st December 1901, he married Mary Ann Walsh [1872-1939] at Elland Parish Church.


Mary Ann was born in Hebden Bridge
 

Children:

  1. Albert

The family lived at

  • 8 Canal Road, Sowerby Bridge [1901]
  • 11 Willow Street, Sowerby Bridge [1908]
  • 11 East Parade, Sowerby Bridge [1911]

Habergham, Arthur
[1901-1973] Son of Samuel Habergham.

He was a cotton spinner [1924] / a belt repairer [1933].

On 19th April 1924, he married (1) Mary Alice Lawlor [1902-1932].


Mary Alice was daughter of James Lawlor, gas stoker
 

Mary Alice died in Halifax [Q3 1931] (aged 29) 

On 23rd December 1933, he married (2) Hilda [1899-19??].


Hilda, of 38 Greenups Terrace, Sowerby Bridge, was born in Rotherham, the daughter of Willie Jones, bath moulder, and widow of John H. Corker [1899-1930]
 

The family lived at 58 Sowerby Street, Sowerby [1924, 1933].

Arthur died in 1973 (aged 72) 

Habergham, Benjamin
[1870-1933] Son of Joseph Habergham.

Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton mill worker [1891] / a stationary engine tenter [1901, 1911].

On 14th October 1909, he married Florence Wildsmith [1881-1951] in Rotherham.


Florence was born in Rotherham
 

Children:

  1. John [1913-1959] who was a mechanical engineer [1951]
  2. Annie [1914-1981] who never married

The family lived at

  • Lower Godley, Rishworth [1911, 1933]
  • 314 Oldham Road, Rishworth [1951, 1959]

Living with them [in 1911] was his widowed mother Ann.

Benjamin died at Lower Godley, Rishworth [26th October 1933].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £2,571 15/3d.

Administration was granted to his widow Florence, and Arthur Wildsmith (draper).

Living with the widowed Florence [in 1911], was Benjamin's widowed mother Ann.

Florence died at 314 Oldham Road, Rishworth [18th December 1951].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £2,453 5/6d.

Administration was granted to her children John & Annie.

son John died in Halifax General Hospital [1st May 1959].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £2,805 17/2d.

Administration was granted to his sister Annie

Members of the family were buried at Rishworth Particular Baptist Chapel: Benjamin [28th October 1933]; Florence [21st December 1951]; John [5th May 1959]; Annie [12th March 1981]

Habergham, Clay
[1673-1747] Son of John Habergham.

Born in Burnley, probably at Habergham Hall.

On 11th November 1711, he married Jane Bairstow [16??-1765] at Elland Church.

Children:

  1. Richard
  2. Maria [b 1714]
  3. George [b 1715]
  4. John
  5. Mary [b 1719]
  6. Robert [1722-1789]
  7. Elizabeth [b 1724]
  8. Joseph [1727-1783]
  9. Henry [b 1730]

They were buried at Elland Parish Church

Habergham, David
[1806-1844] Son of Richard Habergham.

He was a yeoman [1844].

He lived at Barrett Hill, Soyland.

He died at Barrett Hill [23rd January 1844].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £20.

The will was proved by his brother John

Habergham, Edgar
[1890-1944] Son of George Habergham.

He was a draper [1908]

In 1911, he was living with his sister, Nora and her husband at 18 Market Street, Hebden Bridge.

In 1919, he married Edith Greenwood [1895-1966].

In 1933, Edgar and Edith emigrated to Australia. They both died in Victoria, Australia

Habergham, Edwin
[1867-1913] Son of Alfred Habergham.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was an iron moulder [1891, 1895] / a cast iron moulder [1901] / an iron founder [1911].

On 3rd June 1895, he married Christina [1872-1???] at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Elsie [1895-1897] who died in infancy
  2. Mary Emma [1897] who died in infancy
  3. Edwin [1899-1938]
  4. Amy [1900-1984]
  5. Arnold [1903-1947]
  6. Horace [1905-1959]

Around 1896, the family moved to Bradford.

The family lived at

  • 8 Binns Street, Bradford [1901]
  • 15 Hird Street, Bradford [1911]

Edwin died in 1913.

Christina died in Bradford in 1950

Habergham, Elizabeth
[1865-1949] Daughter of John Habergham.

She never married.

She died 13th May 1949.

She was buried at Rishworth Particular Baptist Chapel [17th May 1949]

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £3,704 10/2d.

Probate was granted to her younger brother William Walker and her nephew George Hollas.

See Walter Habergham

Habergham, Frank Albert
[1916-1982] Landlord of the Jubilee Hotel, Southowram [1956, 1970].

In 1940, he married Mary Agnes Jamieson

Habergham, Fred
[1883-1957] Son of Silvanus Habergham.

He was a cotton doubler of Mount Pleasant, Barkisland [1905].

On 7th January 1905, he married Edith Hough [1879-19??].


Edith, of East Parade, Warley, was the daughter of John Hough, corn miller
 

Habergham, George
[1785-1867] Son of Richard Habergham.

He was a farmer and weaver in Soyland / a weaver [1841] / a farmer [1851] / a woollen weaver [1861].

On 3rd October 1813, he married Betty Lumb [1789-1866] at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Mary [1813-1871] who married Benjamin Gee
  2. Martha [1817-1860] who married [1838] James Booth
  3. Ann [1819-1899] who married Joseph Hey
  4. Richard
  5. George [1825-1892]
  6. Ruth 1829-1896

The family lived at Barret Hill, Soyland [1841, 1851, 1861].

George died [11th December 1866] at Clayhouse, the home of his son Richard.

Betty & George were buried at Ebenezer Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Soyland. Buried with them is their granddaughter Elizabeth Hannah, daughter of Richard Habergham.

Habergham, George
[1826-1908] Son of Manasseh Habergham.

He was a spinner of Soyland [1858] / a silk operative spinner [1871] / a silk spinner [1891].

On 15th August 1858, he married (1) Emma Hallowell [1835-1874] at Elland Parish Church.


Emma, of Soyland, was the daughter of John Hallowell, tailor
 

Children:

  1. Ann [7th June 1859-8th March 1932] who married William Henry Priestley
  2. Alfred [1860-1862]

Emma died in 1874.

On 28th October 1882, he married (2) Hannah Widdop [1837-1901] at Elland Parish Church.


Hannah was born in Rishworth
 

The family lived at

  • Soyland Town Chapel Row, Soyland [1871]
  • Wood Terrace, Soyland [1891]
  • Hollins Lane Bottom, Ripponden [1908]

George died 5th September 1908.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £336 5/8d.

Administration was granted to his daughter Ann

Habergham, George
[1862-1908] Son of Richard Habergham.

Born in Soyland.

He was a carpenter and builder / a joiner [1904, 1907].

On 30th January 1881, he married Ruth Hannah Farrar in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Nora
  2. Herbert
  3. Edgar

The family lived at

On 24th September 1904, George arrived in New York from Liverpool, aboard the Etria.

Ruth died 24th March 1907.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £964 19/8d.

Probate was granted to her husband George.

George died in Hebden Bridge [20th July 1908].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £3,500. Probate was granted to son Edgar

Habergham, George
[1880-1947] Son of Silvanus Habergham.

Born in Barkisland.

He was landlord of the Butchers' Arms, Ripponden [1911] / a refreshment house keeper [1912] / landlord of the Travellers' Rest, Steep Lane [1917-1919] / landlord of the Friendly Inn, Cottonstones [1919-1921] / landlord of the Star Inn, Sowerby [1922-1925] / landlord of the Royal Oak, Sowerby Bridge [1926-1930] / landlord of the New Inn, Sowerby Bridge [1933].

On 26th August 1905, he married Emily Pearson [1878-1961] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Thomas Clifford [1906-1990]
  2. Albert [1908-1912]
  3. Herbert Silvanus [1911-1986]
  4. Doris [b 1913]
  5. twins Florence [1914-2005]
  6. Alice [1914-1914]

The family lived at 6 Bank Foot, Hebden Bridge [1912].

George died at 6 Moorland View, Beechwood, Sowerby [27th December 1947].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £879 14/-.

Members of the family were buried at Rishworth Particular Baptist Chapel

Habergham, George
[1899-1977] Son of Samuel Habergham.

Born at Mill Fold, Ripponden [19th May 1899].

He was a cotton piecer of 41 Bolton Brow, Sowerby Bridge [1922]

On 12th August 1922, he married (1) Elizabeth May Allerton [1902-1978] at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge.


Elizabeth May, a twister of 2 Smithy Yard, Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge, was born in Doncaster, the daughter of William Allerton
 

Children:

  1. George [1924-1940]
  2. Kenneth [1926-1996]
  3. Edith [1929-1992]
  4. son
  5. daughter

George divorced Elizabeth May [1937].

On 28th October 1943, he married (2) Nora Frankland [1923-1997] at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge.


Nora was born in Sowerby Bridge [12th September 1923], the illegitimate daughter of Nellie Frankland.

In 1928, Nellie married William Cartlidge

 

Children:

  1. son
  2. son
  3. son
  4. Jean Linda [1949-1973]

George died 8th April 1977.

Nora died 21st September 1997

Habergham, George Alban
[1880-1965] There is some confusion about his second name: his birth & baptism records show George Alban, on his headstone it is George Albin, and in one of the census records it is George Albion.

Son of Nathaniel Habergham.

He was a mill operative [1891] / an iron turner [1901] / an iron planer in a machine tool works [1911].

In 1921, he (possibly) married Elaine Teal

Habergham, Harry
[1887-1946] Son of Silvanus Habergham.

He was a blacksmith's striker of Rishworth Hall [1911] / licensed victualler at the Waggon & Horses, OUTLANE [1934, 1935].

On 16th September 1911, he married (1) Nora Ainley [1884-1934] at Christ Church, Barkisland.


Nora, of Pannier Top, Barkisland, was the daughter of David Ainley, farmer
 

They had no children.

He was declared bankrupt [1935] and released from bankruptcy on 12th June 1936.

In the release record an Arthur Worsman from Halifax is listed.

Norah died at the Waggon & Horses [1934].

In [Q4] 1935, he married (2) Rosanna Kitchen [1882-1953] in Huddersfield in Huddersfield.

They had no children.

The family lived at

  • the Waggon & Horses [1934, 1935]
  • Gosforth Cottages, Forest Hill Road, Outlane [1936]

Habergham, Herbert
[1882-1910] Son of George Habergham.

He was a joiner of Market Street, Hebden Bridge [1905].

On 25th July 1905, he married Ann Lord [1887-19??]


Ann, of Bridge Gate, Hebden Bridge, was the daughter of John Lord, painter/decorator
 

They lived at 5 Melbourne Street, Hebden Bridge [1910]

Herbert died 25th July 1910 (aged 27).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £1,314 17/1d [Resworn £1,340 19/11d] Probate was granted to his sister Nora (wife of Wilfrid Pickles)  and Mason Farrar, (tripe dresser) 

Habergham, Horace
[1894-1961] Son of Richard Habergham.

He was a farmer of Great House, Soyland [1917].

On 13th December 1917, he married Unknown [1893-19??]


Amy Hannah, of 8 Moorshaw Head, Soyland, was the daughter of John Sutcliffe, farmer
 

Habergham, James
[1815-1889] Of Barkisland.

He died 16th March 1889 (aged 74) 

Habergham, James
[1819-1890] Son of William Habergham, corn miller.

Born in Norland.

He was a labourer [1841] / a corn miller of Norland [1845] / an excavator [1847] / an ag.lab [1851] / a labourer [1861] / a watchman [1871] / an engine tenter [1873] / a nightwatchman [1881].

On 16th November 1845, he married (1) Hannah Turner at Elland Parish Church.


Hannah was born in Greetland, the daughter of William Turner. Her sister Jane married James's brother John.

Hannah had a son George [b 1840] by James. George's birth was registered as George Habergham [born 4th September 1840], father James Habergham, mother Hannah Turner (spinster), but was baptised as George Turner [18th October 1840] at Christ Church Sowerby Bridge

 

Children:

  1. George [1840-1896] who was employed at mill [1851], a dyer stuff [1861]
  2. Alfred
  3. Nathaniel
  4. Lavinia [1851-1887] who was a woollen weaver [1871] & married Joseph Bates
  5. Manassah

On 7th February 1885, he married (2) Mary [1815-1889] at Elland Parish Church.


Mary (née Broadbent) was the widow of Mr Holdsworth
 

The family lived at

  • Pickwood Scar, Norland [1851]
  • 26 Pick Wood Scar, Norland [1861]
  • 25 Pickwood Scar, Norland [1871]
  • Sparkhouse Cottages, Norland [1881]

Living with them [in 1861] & 1871 was Hannah's father William Turner.

Hannah died 25th March 1876 (aged 56).

James died 26th May 1890 (aged 71).

Members of the family were buried at St Luke's Church, Norland [29th May 1890]

Habergham, James
[1838-1873] Son of John Habergham.

He was a cotton twister of Barkisland [1865] / a cotton doubler [1871].

On 12th August 1865, he married Ann Stansfield [1834-1???].


Ann, of Sowerby, was the daughter of John Stansfield, weaver
 

The family lived at Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge [1871]

Living with them [in 1871] was niece Elizabeth E. Stansfield [b 1867]

Habergham, James
[1871-1955] Son of Silvanus Habergham.

He was a farm labourer [1901] / a carter [1911].

In [Q3] 1896, he married Fanny Franks Wilcock [1875-19??] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Mary Lillian [b 1899]
  2. Louis [b 1900]
  3. Harry [b 1903]
  4. Florence [b 1907]

The family lived at

  • New Moor (Near Royd Lane) Soyland [1901]
  • Stansfield Hey, Ripponden [1911]

Living with them [in 1911] was boarder John Terry [b St Johns, New Brunswick 1855].

Fanny died in 1924 (aged 49).

James died in Halifax [Q3 1955] (aged 84) 

Habergham, Japheth
[1780-1856] Or Japhet.

Son of Richard Habergham.

He was a farmer and woollen weaver in Soyland Town [1841, 1851] / a woollen weaver living with his brother Manasseh [1851] / a weaver [1856].

He never married.

He died at Lower Making Place, Soyland [3rd/4th March 1856]. Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £20.

The will was proved by his brother John

He was buried at Ebenezer Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Soyland with his parents

Habergham, John
[16??-16??] Of Habergham Hall, Lancashire.

Around 1640, he married Elizabeth Clay [16??-1703] of Clay House, Greetland.

Children:

  1. Clay
  2. John

Elizabeth was buried at Padiham

Habergham, John
[1650-1725] Son of John Habergham.

He led

a villainous life

and is mentioned in the West Riding Session Rolls.

He married Fleetwood Towneley


Fleetwood was the daughter of Nicholas Towneley
 

Habergham, John
[1717-1790] Son of Clay Habergham.

He married Martha Normanton.

Children:

  1. Richard
  2. Betty
  3. Ann who married Charles Sutcliffe

Habergham, John
[1790-1860] Son of Richard Habergham.

He was a cabinet maker / a joiner [1844, 1856].

He never married.

In 1841, he was living with his widowed sister-in-law Hannah Habergham.

In 1851, he was living with his brother Manasseh.

John died 14th December 1860 (aged 70).

He was buried at Ebenezer Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Soyland

Habergham, John
[1812-1884] Son of Nehemiah Habergham.

He was a wool comber [1841, 1851] / a weaver at Ripponden Mill in Barkisland [1861] / a farmer of 18 acres [1861] / a farmer 16 acres [1871] / a farmer of 43 acres [1881].

On 15th October 1837, he married Alice Hitchen [1813-1870] at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. James [1838-1873]
  2. Mary Ann [1840-1860]
  3. Samuel [1841-1890]
  4. Silvanus
  5. Elizabeth [1845-1862]
  6. John [1847-1892]
  7. Martha [1849-1907] who married John Crabtree
  8. Ellen [1852-1919]

The family lived at

  • Lane Head, Soyland [1841, 1851]
  • Mill Fold, Ripponden [1861]
  • Moulson Place, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1871]
  • Lower Moulson Place, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1881]

He died at Lower Moulson Place [6th November 1884]. Probate records show that he left effects valued at £288 14/-. Probate was granted to his son Samuel.

See Lower Making Place, Soyland

Habergham, John
[1817-1884] Son of William Habergham.

Born in Norland.

He was a labourer [1851] / an outdoor labourer [1871].

On 14th August 1837, he married Jane Turner at Elland Parish Church.


Jane was the daughter of William Turner. Her sister Hannah married John's brother James
 

Children:

  1. Hannah [1838-1894] who was a mill worker [1851], a woollen twister [1871]
  2. Grace [b 1840]
  3. William [1842-1863] who was a mill worker [1851]
  4. Elizabeth [1845-1861] who was an errand girl [1851]
  5. Turner [1847-1864]
  6. Joseph Whitehead [1849-1870]
  7. Arthur [1851-1854]
  8. Martha [1854-1870]
  9. John [1856-1924] who was a woollen twister [1871]
  10. Sarah Jane [1859-1893] who was a woollen twister [1871]
  11. James [1863-1863]

The family lived at Pickwood Scarr [1851, 1871].

Children Joseph Whitehead & Martha were buried at St Thomas's Church, Greetland [24th September 1870]. There is no headstone on the grave

Habergham, John
[1823-1889] Son of Manasseh Habergham.

Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton spinner [1849].

On 21st October 1849, he married Mary Ann Norcliffe [1826-1907] in Sowerby.


Mary Ann, of Sowerby, was born in Soyland, the daughter of George Norcliffe, spinner
 

Children:

  1. Eliza Ann [1850-1925] who married Thomas Hollas
  2. Walter
  3. Albert
  4. Martha [b 1863] who married Thomas Burton
  5. Elizabeth
  6. William Walker
  7. Norcliffe [1869] who died in infancy

The children were all born in Soyland

The family lived at

  • Soyland Town [1851, 1861]
  • 14 Commercial Terrace, Soyland [1871, 1881]
  • Ripponden [1891]
  • Oldham Road, Ripponden [1901]

Members of the family were buried at Rishworth Particular Baptist Chapel: John [31st July 1889]; Mary Ann [20th July 1907]

Habergham, John Willie
[1894-1948] Son of Samuel Habergham.

Born 9th September 1894.

He was a spinner of Bridge End [1914].

On 12th September 1914, he married Ada Greenwood [1897-1950] at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden.


Ada, of Great House, Soyland, was the daughter of Asa Helliwell Greenwood, labourer
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth Ellen [1914] who died in infancy

On 1st February 1922, he married (2) Clarissa Nunn [1901-1974] at Halifax Register Office.

Children:

  1. Charles [1922-1994]

John Willie and Clarissa were tried for bigamy. Ada divorced John Willie in 1925.

On 21st September 1929, he married (3) Agnes Callaghan [1910-1989] at Halifax Register Office.

Children:

  1. John [b 1931]
  2. Dorothy [1934-1942]

Ada died in York in 1950.

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

He died at 166 Gibbet Street [4th September 1948]

Habergham, Joseph
[1830-1883] Son of Silvanus Habergham.

Born at Blackburns Farm, Soyland.

He was educated at Making Place Academy / a joiner's apprentice in Hebden Bridge / a house carpenter [1871].

On 7th April 1855, he married (1) Ann Helliwell [1838-1865] at Halifax Parish Church.


Ann was the daughter of John Helliwell, tailor
 

They emigrated to Australia aboard the Castilian, arriving in Melbourne on 10th June 1857.

He took part in the Australian Gold Rush and went on to have a lucrative trade erecting huts for the miners and other businesses at £1 per day.

His letters record his travels to various parts of Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand.

Ann died in Australia in 1865, and was buried in Melbourne.

Joseph returned to England.

On 16th November 1868, he married (2) Ann Hollas at Halifax Parish Church.


Ann was born in Ovenden, the daughter of Joseph Hollas

She was widowed and a silk picker [1891]

 

Children:

  1. Benjamin

The family lived at

  • 20 Spring Hall, Halifax [1871]
  • Town End Cottage, Soyland [with Ann's widowed mother Harriet Hollas 1881]
  • Soyland Town [1891]
  • 65 Oldham Road, Sowerby [1901]

In 1911, the widowed Ann was living with son Benjamin and his wife.

The couple died in Soyland: Joseph [2nd July 1883]; Ann [3rd December 1916]

Habergham, Joseph
[1873-1929] Son of Silvanus Habergham.

He was a quarryman of Mount Pleasant, Barkisland [1900].

He married May 1900 Elizabeth Ann Radcliffe

Habergham, Manasseh
[1796-1863] Son of Richard Habergham.

He was a weaver in Soyland Town [1841] / a farmer & weaver [1851] / a farmer & weaver at Lower Making Place, Soyland [1861].

On 3rd May 1823, he married Nancy Thomas [1795-1846] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Richard [1824-1896]
  3. George
  4. Mary Ann [1829-1864] who married Thomas Cheetham
  5. Sofia [1831-1832] who died aged 2 years
  6. Selina [1833-1834] who died aged 15 months
  7. Elizabeth [1835-1921]

The family lived at

Nancy died 4th August 1846 (aged 51).

Living with Manasseh [in 1851] were his brothers Japheth & John.

Manasseh died 23rd December 1863 (aged 67).

Members of the family were buried at Ebenezer Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Soyland

Habergham, Manasseh
[1855-1904] Son of James Habergham.

He was a cloth fuller [1871] / a dyer of Norland [1877] / a woollen operative [1881] / a dyer's labourer [1891, 1901].

On 12th March 1877, he married Sarah Ellen Helliwell [1857-1885] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah Ellen, of Skircoat, was the daughter of Michael Helliwell, watchman
 

They had no children.

They lived at

  • Willow Street, Skircoat [1881]
  • Scar Road, Norland (possibly Pickwood Scar) [1891]
  • 16 Senior Buildings, Halifax [1901]

Sarah Ellen died in 1904 (aged 28).

Living with Manasseh [in 1891] were Mary Webster [b 1854] (servant), her daughters Annie M. Webster [b 1875] & Lucy Webster [b 1882], and lodger Sarah A. Vickers [b 1873].

Manasseh died in 1904 (aged 49) 

Habergham, Martha
[1829-1898] Daughter of Silvanus Habergham.

She was cook for George Buckston Browne [1861].

On 24th February 1870, she married Joseph Hey.

She was buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell [6th July 1898]

Habergham, Moses
[1799-1876] Son of Richard Habergham.

He was a woollen weaver [1841, 1851] / a weaver at Lower Making Place, Soyland [1861] / a weaver woollen (out of employment) [1871].

On 13th April 1823, he married Mary Whitworth at Elland Parish Church.


Mary was the daughter of Charles Whitworth
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [1825-1914] who married George Hoyle
  2. Job [1828-16th June 1868]
  3. David [1830-1834]
  4. George who died in infancy
  5. Ann [1835-1889] who never married
  6. Eliza [1838-1903] who never married

The family lived at

  • Soyland Town [1841, 1851, 1861]
  • Bowood, Soyland [1871]

Mary died 14th April 1838 (aged 36).

Moses died 15th January 1876 (aged 77).

In 1881, sisters Ann & Eliza were living in Sowerby.

Ann died 28th August 1889 (aged 53).

In 1891, Eliza, a silk picker, was living at Lower Deerplay, Sowerby.

Eliza died 16th May 1903 (aged 65).

Members of the family were buried at Ebenezer Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Soyland

Habergham, Nathaniel
[1849-1906] Son of James Habergham.

Born in Norland.

He was a worsted spinner [1861] / a blacksmith [1871, 1873, 1881, 1891, 1901].

On 19th June 1873, he married Julia Ann Netherwood [1849-1923] at Halifax Parish Church.


Julia Ann, of Norland, was the daughter of Joseph Netherwood, mason
 

Children:

  1. James [1874-1949] who was an engine cleaner [1891]
  2. Lily [1877-1966] who was a worsted spinner [1891], a carpet weaver [1901, 1911]
  3. George Alban
  4. Hannah [1882-1963] who was a chenille weaver [1901] & married Frank Firth
  5. Walter [1889-1966] who was a cotton piecer [1901], an iron driller in a machine tool works [1911]
  6. child who died young [before 1911]
  7. child who died young [before 1911]
  8. child who died young [before 1911]

The family lived at

  • Pickwood Scar, Norland [1871]
  • Sparkhouse, Norland [1881]
  • 16 Clyde Street, Norland [1891, 1901]
  • 5 Montague Street, Sowerby Bridge [1911]

Living with them [in 1911] was boarder Alexander Dawson [aged 21] (a clerk on the railways).

Nathaniel died Q2 1906.

Julia Ann died 6th November 1923 (aged 75).

The couple were buried at Sowerby Bridge Cemetery

Habergham, Nehemiah
[1783-1855] Son of Richard Habergham.

He was a farmer and weaver in Soyland / a weaver [1841] / a farmer 6 acres (weaver) [1851].

On 24th September 1809, he married Ann Kershaw [1785-1868] at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Harriet [1810-1838]
  2. John
  3. James [1815-1889]
  4. Mary [1817-1898] who had 2 illegitimate daughters Sarah & Harriet [b 1850] (who married Richard Gaukrodger).

    Mary married John Sutcliffe

  5. Ann [1820-1899]
  6. Betty [1823-1847] who married William Whiteley

The family lived at Lane Head, Soyland [1841, 1851, 1861].

Living with them [in 1851] were granddaughters Sarah and Harriet, the illegitimate children of daughter Mary

Nehemiah died 11th August 1855 (aged 72).

Living with the widowed Ann [in 1861] were daughters Mary & Ann, granddaughter Harriet, and 2 boarders Charles Pickles [b 1817] (ag.lab) and Theodore Köberlein [b 1831] (teacher of German).

Ann died 4th September 1868 (aged 83).

Members of the family were buried at Ebenezer Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Soyland

Habergham, Nora
[1881-1965] Daughter of Ruth and George Habergham.

Born in Ripponden.

She was a milliner and draper's assistant [1901] / a dressmaker/milliner [1909]. She worked with her mother at Habergham's in Hebden Bridge.

In 1909, she married Wilfrid Pickles.

From 1914, they travelled widely


  • 25th June 1914: Nora sailed from Liverpool aboard the Adriatic for New York
  • 1922: They both emigrated to Australia
  • 30th March 1923: Nora arrived in Southampton from Wellington, New Zealand aboard the Arawa
  • 20th August 1927: Wilfrid sailed from Liverpool aboard the Ceramic for Australia
  • 10th February 1933: Nora arrived in London aboard the Strathaird from Brisbane, Australia
  • 5th May 1933: Nora arrived in Freemantle (or Brisbane) from London aboard the Maloja
  • 29th May 1936: They both sailed from Liverpool
  • 5th June 1936: They both arrived in Quebec aboard the Duchess of Richmond from Liverpool
  • 1936: Nora, Wilfrid, Leslie Pickles [b 1907] and Norman Pickles [b 1913] were recorded as US Alien Arrivals at Canadian Atlantic & Pacific Seaports
  • 20th June 1938: Nora, resident of Geelong, Australia, arrived at Seattle, Washington, USA aboard the D.Y.H.R.R
  • February 1940: Nora arrived in Freemantle aboard the Deminican Monarch from London
  • 12th January 1950: Nora sailed from UK aboard the Himalaya to Melbourne, Australia
  • 26th October 1954: They both sailed from London aboard the Arcadia to Sydney, Australia
  • 22nd December 1956: They both sailed from Liverpool aboard the Ixion to Melbourne, Australia
  • 25th April 1959: Nora arrived in Port Everglades, Miami, USA aboard the William Ruys from Southampton
 

Nora died at Geelong, Australia

Wilfrid died 14th August 1968 (aged 85).

They were buried at Geelong, Greater Geelong City, Victoria, Australia

Habergham, Richard
[1757-1835] Son of John Habergham.

He was a farmer and weaver in Soyland / a carrier [early 1800s].

Around 1816, he gave land for the Ebenezer Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Soyland. He and many members of the family and their descendants were buried at the Chapel.

In 1780, he married Mary Dawson [1762-1837] at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Laurence
  2. Japheth
  3. Nehemiah
  4. Rhoda [1783-1849] who married Henry Mitchell
  5. George
  6. John
  7. Manasseh
  8. Silvanus
  9. Moses
  10. David

He owned much property in the district, including Lower Making Place, Soyland, Making Place, Soyland, property at Foxen Lane Head, Barret Hill, Soyland, 2 farms at Upper Cockroft, Rishworth, and 20 smaller houses in and around Soyland

Richard died 13th October 1835 (aged 78).

Mary died 9th May 1837 (aged 75).

Members of the family were buried at Ebenezer Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Soyland.

Much of his fortune was dissipated in law costs concerning the interpretation of his will

Habergham, Richard
[1822-1907] Son of George Habergham.

He was a farmer of Clay House, Soyland.

In 1844, he married (1) Susannah Habergham at Elland Parish Church


Susannah, daughter of Silvanus Habergham, was his cousin
 

Children:

  1. Ann [1848-1928]
  2. Elizabeth Hannah [1851-17th March 1910] who never married and died [17th March 1910] leaving effects of £111

On 15th August 1861, he married (2) Caroline Whipp [1827-1901] at Halifax Parish Church.


Caroline, of Soyland, was the daughter of George Whip / Whipp, farmer
 

Children:

  1. George
  2. Tom
  3. Ernest [b 1867]
  4. Agnes [1868-1929] who married [16th March 1889] William Herbert Wilde [1866-1???] (warehouseman of Triangle), son of James Wilde (engine tenter) 
  5. Richard

The family lived at Clay House, Soyland [from 1867 to 1907].

Richard died 19th February 1907 (aged 85).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £2,569 17/4d.

Members of the family were buried at Ebenezer Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Soyland.

Daughter Elizabeth Hannah is buried with her grandparents, Betty and George Habergham, at the same Chapel

Habergham, Richard
[1871-1936] Son of Richard Habergham.

He was a farmer.

On 30th July 1892, he married Sarah Whitaker [1868-1941] at Elland Parish Church.


Sarah was the daughter of Samuel Whitaker
 

Children:

  1. Cecil [1892-1903]
  2. Horace
  3. Ernest [1896-1988] who was a farmer [1936, 1941]
  4. George Edgar [1899-1994] who was a warehouseman [1941]
  5. Edith Mary [1901-1987]
  6. Annie [1904-1986]
  7. Lilian Edna [1913-1998] who married Henry Watson Hollas

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1901] was mother-in-law Priscilla Harriet Whitaker [b 1843].

Richard died at Rockcliffe [15th June 1936].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £5,298 4/7d.

Probate was granted to his widow Sarah, daughter Annie (spinster), and son Ernest.

Sarah died at Rockcliffe [13th September 1941].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £849 12/5d.

Probate was granted to sons Ernest and George Edgar.

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

See James Ramsden

Habergham, Samuel
[1868-1941] Son of Silvanus Habergham.

He was a spinner of Barkisland [1889] / a cotton spinner [1891] / a cattleman / carter [1901] / a labourer [1911] / a warehouseman [1922].

On 24th August 1889, he married Eliza Gibson at Elland Parish Church.


Eliza, of Barkisland, was born in Warmfield, Yorkshire, the daughter of John Gibson
 

Children:

  1. Edith Ellen [1891-1968]
  2. John Willie
  3. Mary [1897-1898]
  4. Agnes [1897-1933]
  5. George
  6. Arthur
  7. Lily [1903-1904]
  8. Annie [1906-1978]
  9. Fred [1910-1977]

The family lived at

  • Ivy Cottage, Ripponden Bank, Barkisland [1891]
  • Flat Head, Soyland [1901]
  • Mill Fold, Bridge End, Ripponden [1911]

Living with them [in 1911] was boarder Nelson Albert Victor Budden [b Waterlow, near Poole, Dorset 1894].

Samuel died in 1941 (aged 72) 

Habergham, Silvanus
[1794-1838] Son of Richard Habergham.

He was a weaver and farmer at Blackburns, Soyland.

On 18th February 1822, he married Hannah, daughter of William Hey, at Halifax Parish Church.

After, Silvanus's death, Hannah carried on as a farmer at Soyland Town [1841].

Children:

  1. Mary Hannah [1823-1907] who married [20th December 1858] James Chatburn [1823-1???] (cordwainer), son of James Chatburn (weaver) 
  2. Susannah [1824-1854] who married her cousin Richard Habergham
  3. Rhoda [1827-1834]
  4. a daughter who (possibly) married Henry Mitchell
  5. Martha Habergham
  6. Joseph
  7. Ann [1832-1873] who married [16th May 1858] Joseph Fox [1834-1???] (overlooker), son of Joseph Fox, (mason) 
  8. Ruth Ann [1834-1900] who married [1857] Thomas Howarth, son of Joseph Howarth

The family lived at Blackburns Farm, Soyland [1830].

Living with the widowed Hannah [in 1841] was brother-in-law John Habergham. Silvanus died 20th December 1838 [aged 44]. Hannah died 15th May 1850 [aged 58].

Members of the family were buried at Ebenezer Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Soyland

Habergham, Silvanus
[1843-1910] Son of John Habergham.

He was an iron moulder [1871, 1881] / a railway labourer [1891] / a general labourer [1901].

On 3rd June 1866, he married Ellen Lumb at Halifax Parish Church.


Ellen was the daughter of Joseph Lumb
 

Children:

  1. Ann [1866-1867]
  2. Samuel
  3. James
  4. Joseph
  5. John [1875-1877]
  6. Mary Alice [1877-1948] who married Thomas Darby
  7. George
  8. Fred
  9. Harry
  10. Eliza Ellen [1890-1958] who married George Hirst

The family lived at

  • Mill Fold, Barkisland [1871]
  • 6 Mount Pleasant, Barkisland [1881]
  • Hanging Stone Farm, Barkisland [1891]
  • Mount Pleasant, Barkisland [1901]

Habergham, Tom
[1865-1915] Son of Richard Habergham.

Born in Soyland.

He was a general labourer [1891] / a tripe dresser [1901, 1907, 1911].

On 16th March 1889, he married (1) Sarah Stevenson at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah was the daughter of Charles Sutcliffe Stevenson
 

Children:

  1. Albert [1889-1980] who was a cloth finisher [1911]
  2. Martha [1892-1976] who was a toffee pourer [1911]

Sarah died (possibly) in childbirth [26th June 1892] (aged 28).

In 1899, he married (2) Martha in Halifax.


Martha née Denham, was born in Soyland, and widow of William Smith
 

Children:

  1. Richard [1901-1979] who died in Darwin, Australia
  2. Lily Annis [1909-1932]

The family lived at

  • 16 Bramston Street, Rastrick [1901]
  • Lumb, Mill Bank [1891]

Living with them [in 1891] was lodger Ebenezer Stephenson [aged 22] (cotton turner).

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

The family are mentioned on Samuel's Hill family tomb in Ripponden Churchyard

Habergham, Walter
[1854-1929] Son of John Habergham.

Born in Soyland.

He was a stationary engine driver [1891].

On 23rd January 1881, he married Sarah Riley Whitehead [1853-1923] in Halifax.


Sarah was born in Soyland
 

Children:

  1. Mabel Hannah [1881-1953] who married Wallace Beaumont

The family lived at 16 Monton Avenue, Eccles, Manchester [1929].

The couple died in Eccles: Walter [17th December 1929].

Probate records show that Walter left effects valued at £706 7/4d. Probate was granted to William Walker Habergham and Elizabeth Habergham.

Sarah & Walter were buried at Christ Church, Barkisland

Habergham, William
[1792-1837]

He married Martha Hitchen [1785-1849].

Children:

  1. John
  2. James
  3. William


2 sons – John and James – married 2 daughters of William Turner
 

In 1841, the widowed Martha was a card setter, living with the 3 children at Pickwood Scar, Norland, near to William Turner and family

Habergham, William
[1825-1893] Son of William Habergham.

He was a woollen spinner [1851] / a cart driver [1861, 1871] / a labourer [1873] / an ag.lab [1881] / a labourer [1891].

On 19th August 1849, he married Sarah Pickles at Elland Parish Church.


Sarah was the daughter of Zachariah Pickles
 

Children:

  1. Mary Jane [1851-1877] who married William Hardy
  2. Eliza Ann [1857-1877]

The family lived at

  • Pickwood Scar, Norland [1851]
  • 16 Pickwood Scar, Norland [1861]
  • Stormer Hill, Norland [1871]
  • 5 Stormer Hill Farm, Norland [1881]
  • 10 Hollin Well Road, Norland [1891]

Habergham, William Walker
[1867-1950] Son of John Habergham.

He was a cotton spinner / a retired spinner [1929] / a retired cotton operative [1949].

He never married.

He lived at 180 Commercial Terrace, Ripponden [1950].

He died in Halifax General Hospital [21st June 1950].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £3,352 17/4d.

Probate was granted to his nephews Ernest Hollas and Ben Hollas

See Elizabeth Habergham and Walter Habergham

Members of the family were buried at Rishworth Particular Baptist Chapel: William [24th June 1950]

Habergham, Willie
[1???-19??] He was Prospect, Sowerby Bridge [1937]

 

Habergham surname
Although not a local surname, having originated at Habergham Eaves in Lancashire, several people with the name are recorded in the district.

The name is pronounced Habbergam.

There are over 40 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Habergham, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.



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