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Hamer, AddisonRef 264-10
[1856-1934] Born in Outlane.

He was a cotton twiner [1881] / an asylum attendant [1891, 1901, 1911].

In [Q3] 1880, he married (1) Elizabeth Garside in Halifax.


Elizabeth was the daughter of
Thomas Garside
 

Children:

  1. Gertrude [b 1884]
  2. Samuel [1888-19??]
  3. Thomas Garside (Hamer) [1891-1892]

Elizabeth died (possibly in childbirth) [10th October 1891] (aged 36).

Elizabeth & son Thomas were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: Q12] with her parents.

In [Q3] 1904, Addison married (2) Alice Copley Youle [1868-19??] at Ecclesall Bierlow.

The family lived at

  • Elland-cum-Greetland [with Elizabeth's parents 1881]
  • Wortley, Sheffield [1901, 1911]

Addison died at Wortley [Q2 1934] (aged 78) 

Hamer, AlfredRef 264-544
[18??-19??] DCM.

During World War I, he served as a Sergeant with the 6th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He served at Gallipoli. He was twice commended for gallantry. On 6th May 1915, he led a group of men during an attack on the Gallipoli Peninsula, and was awarded the DCM for conspicuous gallantry

Hamer, AnthonyRef 264-23
[1792-1830]

He married Betty [1794-1829].

Children:

  1. John [1818-April 1824] who was buried with his parents
  2. Sarah [1821-14th April 1824] who was buried with her parents

The family lived at Cliff in Stainland [1824].

Betty died 30th March 1829 (aged 35).

Anthony died 23rd May 1830 (aged 38).

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

Hamer, ArnoldRef 264-1429
[1897-1917] Son of Thomas Hamer.

Born in Greetland.

He was a member of West Vale Methodist Chapel & Sunday School / a worsted doffer [1911] / employed by Joseph Foster & Company, Bank Bottom, Elland.

During World War I, he enlisted with the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry [28th August 1916], and served as a Private with the 22nd Company Machine Gun Corps (Infantry).

He was injured when a shell tore a piece of flesh from his arm, he carried on and was killed by another shell in front of Polygon Wood in the 3rd Battle of Ypres, whilst acting as No.2 on his gun [4th October 1917] (aged 20).

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 154-159 & 163A], and on Elland War Memorial.

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [27th October 1917]

Hamer, EdwardRef 264-1510
[1837-1861] He worked for Messrs Holroyd, power-loom makers at Gaol Lane, Halifax.

On 19th February 1861, he was killed when a new grindstone shattered and stuck him in the chest and abdomen. The stone – 6 ft in diameter and 1 ft in thickness – was being tested and run at maximum speed

Hamer, EmmanuelRef 264-687
[1883-1917] Son of Mark Hamer.

Born in Rishworth.

During World War I, he enlisted in Bury, Lancashire, and served as a Private with the 3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards.

He was killed in action [26th November 1917].

He is remembered on the Cambrai Memorial, Nord France [Grave Ref 2], and on the Memorial at Rishworth Independent Church

Hamer, ErnestRef 264-355
[18??-1917]

During World War I, he enlisted with the Royal Engineers, then served as a Private with the 710th Company Labour Corps.

He was killed in action [25th November 1917].

He is remembered on the Cambrai Memorial, Nord France [Grave Ref 11], and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Hamer, F.Ref 264-448
[18??-191?] He was employed by Baldwin & Walker Limited.

During World War I, he served with the Royal Warwickshire Regiment.

He (possibly) died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Baldwin & Walker Roll of Honour

Hamer, F.Ref 264-1179
[1885-1918] Son of Millicent & James Hamer of Halifax.

He married Alice.

They lived at King Cross.

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

He died 26th November 1918 (aged 33).

He is remembered on the Karachi 1914-1918 War Memorial, Pakistan

Hamer, FredRef 264-799
[1903-1920] Son of John Edward Hamer.

Born in Halifax [2nd January 1903].

Baptised at St Stephen's Church, Copley [4th March 1903].

During World War I, he served as a Boy 1st Class with the Royal Navy.

He died aboard the HMS Delft [24th May 1920].

The UK Royal Navy War Graves Roll records


Cause of Death:

Killed or died by means other than disease, accident or enemy action

 

He was buried at Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery, Poland [Grave Ref 8 A 8].

He is remembered on Copley War Memorial.

His brothers also served in the War, and Jack lost his life

Hamer, HarryRef 264-16
[1885-1958] Son of Willie Hamer.

Born in Stainland.

He was a twiner piecer [1901] / a cotton yarn doubler [1911].

In [Q2] 1911, he married Sarah Hannah Bolton [1887-1916] in Huddersfield.

Children:

  1. Ronald [1913-19th March 1963] who was buried with his parents

Sarah Hannah died 7th May 1916 (aged 29).

In [Q2] 1923, he married Daisy Knott [1913-1963] in Halifax.

Harry died 3rd February 1958 (aged 73).

Daisy died 25th December 1962 (aged 78).

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

Hamer, HarryRef 264-1126
[1894-1958] Son of John Edward Hamer.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the Durham Light Infantry.

He was a wireless operator at RAF Sydenham and RAF Long Kesh, Northern Ireland.

He was taken prisoner at Frederichfeld, Germany [October 1914].

His photograph appears with a report of his story in the Halifax Courier [1st September 1917].

He was awarded the Pip, Squeak & Wilfred.

His brothers also served in the War, and Jack & Fred lost their lives.

He survived the War.

He applied for replacement medals whilst living at 22 Bromley's Buildings, Gibbet Street

Hamer, HeathRef 264-4
[1882-1954] Son of John Edward Hamer.

He was a corn miller [1911].

He may have served in the Second Boer War.

During World War I, he served with the Durham Light Infantry.

He was a POW in Hamel, Hanover, Germany [October 1914].

His photograph appears with a report of his story in the Halifax Courier [1st September 1917].

His brothers also served in the War, and Jack & Fred lost their lives.

He survived the War

Hamer, HenryRef 264-1710
[18??-19??] Quarry owner and stone merchant at Pinfold Quarries, Norland [1905]

Hamer, HenryRef 264-21
[1835-1896] Born in Stainland.

He was a woollen weaver [1871, 1881].

Around 1863, he married Ellen [1841-1901].


Ellen was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Emma [b 1863] who was a cotton winder [1881]
  2. John
  3. Albert [b 1870] who was a worsted doffer [1881]
  4. Lily [1872-7th April 1877]
  5. Sabina [1874-15th April 1939]
  6. Tom [b 1876]
  7. Walter [b 1878]
  8. Mary Ellen [1880-1st December 1882]

The family lived at

  • 652 Moorhey, Stainland [1871]
  • Park Lane, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1881]

Henry died 8th August 1896 (aged 61).

Ellen died 13th March 1901 (aged 60).

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

Hamer, HenryRef 264-471
[1856-1910] Son of Samuel Hamer.

He was a weaver [1871] / a stone merchant [1899, 1901].

After the death of his brother Samuel, Henry took over at the Fleece, Barkisland and ran the pub from 1899 until at least 1908.

On 8th October 1882, he married Martha Sykes [1857-1943] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Herbert [1882-1953] who was a cattleman on farm [1901], and never married
  2. Edith [1884-1926] who was a clerk in tavern [1901], never married, and was buried with her parents
  3. Edgar [1889-1890] who was buried with his parents

The family lived at The Fleece, Ripponden Old Bank [1901].

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Barkisland [Grave Ref: 275]

Hamer, J.Ref 264-3082
[18??-19??] Electric light and power engineer at 3 & 4 Horton Street and 26 Thomas Street, Halifax [1900]

Hamer, JackRef 264-797
[1896-1918] Son of John Edward Hamer.

Baptised at St Paul's Church, King Cross [25th November 1896].

He was a worsted spinner [1911].

During World War I, he enlisted [October 1914], and served as a Private with the 15th Battalion Durham Light Infantry.

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

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [1st September 1917].

He is remembered on the Pozières Memorial, France, in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on Copley War Memorial, and on the Copley Roll of Honour.

His brothers also served in the War, and Fred lost his life

Hamer, JoeRef 264-13
[1854-1???] Son of William Hamer, corn miller.

Born in Halifax.

He was a paviour of Skircoat [1875] / a paver [1881] / a street paver [1891].

In 1875, he married Margaret Billington [1850-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Margaret, of Halifax, was born in Preston, Lancashire, the daughter of Richard Billington, clogger
 

Children:

  1. John Edward
  2. Richard [b 1879] who was a worsted mill hand [1891]
  3. Delia [b 1881]
  4. William L [b 1883]
  5. Maria J [b 1885]
  6. Elizabeth [b 1888]
  7. Alice [b 1891]

The family lived at

  • 44 Nichol Street, Skircoat, Halifax [1881, 1891]

Living with them [in 1881] were brothers-in-law Charles Billington [b 1862] (paver's labourer), & William H. Billington [b 1867] (worsted doffer) 

Hamer, JoeRef 264-5
[1885-1962] Son of John Edward Hamer.

He was a worsted oiler [1901] / a miller [1911].

During World War I, he served with the Durham Light Infantry.

His photograph appears with a report of his story in the Halifax Courier [1st September 1917]. His brothers also served in the War, and Jack & Fred lost their lives.

He survived the War

Hamer, JohnRef 264-22
[18??-1865]

In [Q4] 1847, he married either Mary Ann Hollas or Mary Ann Jessop [1826-1???] in Halifax.


Mary Ann was born in Stainland.

She was a hand weaver of woollen [1871]

 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1849] who was a worsted weaver [1871]
  2. Hannah [b 1852] who was a worsted weaver [1871]
  3. Elizabeth [b 1854] who was a worsted weaver [1871]
  4. Rachel [b 1856] who was a worsted weaver [1871]
  5. Jane [b 1858] who was a worsted weaver [1871]
  6. Sarah [b 1860] who was a worsted weaver [1871]
  7. Nanny [b 1863]

The family lived at 648 Moorhey, Stainland [1871]

John died Q4 1865

Hamer, JohnRef 264-812
[1801-1885] Born in Barkisland.

He was a fancy woollen weaver [1841, 1851].

Around 1827, he married Elizabeth [1797-1876].


Elizabeth / Betty was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. William [b 1826] who was a fancy woollen weaver [1841]
  2. Richard
  3. Mary [1830-5th April 1921] who was a hand loom weaver (serge) [1851], & was buried with her parents
  4. Elizabeth [b 1833] who was a fancy woollen weaver [1841], a power loom weaver (serge) [1851]

The family lived at

  • Sowood, Stainland [1841]
  • 509 Sowood, Stainland [1851]

Living with them [in 1851] were lodger Abraham Aspinall and grandson Benjamin Hamer [b 1849].

Betty died 22nd October 1876 (aged 79).

John died 12th February 1885 (aged 84).

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

Hamer, JohnRef 264-11
[1810-1867] Born in Greetland.

He was a labourer [1861].

He married Harriet [1813-1879].


Harriet was born in Norland.

She was a washer woman [1871]

 

Children:

  1. Martha [bapt Bolton Brow 8th January 1837]
  2. Ann [b 1st March 1839] who was a piecer in cotton factory [1881]
  3. Alice [b 1848] who was a part-time piecer in woollen factory [1881]
  4. Priscilla [b 1850] who was a part-time piecer in woollen factory [1881], a worsted twister [1871]
  5. Amos [b 1853] who was a part-time piecer in woollen factory [1881], a soap extractor [1871]
  6. Joseph

The family lived at

  • Rustic Place, Elland-cum-Greetland [1861]
  • Elland Lane, Elland-cum-Greetland [1871]

Living with them [in 1871] was grandson John Barraclough [b  1864].

John died 3rd May 1867 (aged 57).

Harriet died 3rd May 1879 (aged 66).

The couple were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: O3]

Hamer, JohnRef 264-20
[1855-1919] Son of Henry Hamer.

Born in Stainland.

He was a woollen piecer [1881] / a woollen overlooker [1901].

He married Mary Jane [1870-1956].


Mary Jane was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Edith Emma [1895-22nd December 1898]
  2. Minnie [b 1900]

The family lived at Sowood, Stainland [1901].

John died 15th November 1919 (aged 64).

Mary Jane died 25th February 1956 (aged 86).

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

Hamer, JohnRef 264-362
[1885-1918] Son of Millicent & James Hamer of Halifax.

He was a dyer's labourer with W. H. Smithson.

He married Alice.

They lived at King Cross Street, Halifax.

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

He died of influenza in Mussorie, India [26th November 1918] (aged 33).

He is remembered on the Karachi 1914-1918 War Memorial, Pakistan, and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Hamer, John AlbertRef 264-15
[1882-19??] Son of Schofield Hamer.

Born in Stainland.

He was a worsted mill operative [1901] / a wool cloth fuller [1911] / licensed victualler of the Belle Vue Hotel, Stancliffe Road, Dewsbury [1917].

He joined the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) at Halifax [December 1901], and served in India [October 1902 to November 1905]. He transferred to the reserves [December 1909], and was discharged from the reserves at the termination of his engagement [December 1913].

In 1915, he married Sarah Elizabeth Firth in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Frederick F. [b 1916]

During World War I, he enlisted [May 1917], and served as a Sergeant with the 2nd/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He sustained a gunshot wound to the leg during a battle at Bourlon Wood [27th November 1917], hospitalised at Lichfield, and discharged [February 1918]. He then went to Highfield, Liverpool, where he was a drill instructor.

He was awarded the Croix de Guerre [1918] for


gallantry & devotion to duty during the operations which commenced on 20th November 1917
 

His photograph appears with a report of his award in the Halifax Courier [29th June 1918].

He survived the War and was demobbed in February 1919

Hamer, John EdwardRef 264-609
[1859-1932] Son of William Hamer, corn miller.

Born in Warley.

He was a corn miller of Skircoat [1879] / a corn miller [1881, 1891, 1901, 1911].

On 9th August 1879, he married Emma Jane Taylor Heath [1860-1933] at Halifax Parish Church.


Emma Jane, of Skircoat, was born in Torpoint, Cornwall, the daughter of William Heath, sailor
 

Children:

  1. William [1880-1929] who was a corn miller [1901]
  2. Mary Harriet [1880-1965] who was a worsted twister [1901]
  3. Heath
  4. Joe
  5. Nelson
  6. Edward Harold [1890-1956] who was a dyer's labourer [1911]
  7. Ada [1892-1893]
  8. Harry
  9. Jack
  10. Lewis
  11. Fred

The 9 oldest children were baptised at St Paul's Church, King Cross, the others were baptised at St Stephen's Church, Copley.

The family lived at

  • Wilsons Buildings, Wakefield Road, Skircoat [1881]
  • 7 Washer Lane, Skircoat, Halifax [1891]
  • 89 & 90 Railway Terrace, Halifax [1901]
  • 30 Copley Hall Terrace, Halifax [1911]

Most of the sons served in the War, and Jack & Fred lost their lives

Hamer, John EdwardRef 264-1035
[1877-1951] Son of Joe Hamer.

Born in King Cross.

Baptised at King Cross [12th August 1877].

He was a worsted mill hand [1891] / a postman [1907, 1911]. In January 1897, he enlisted for 12 years as a Stoker 2nd Class with the Royal Navy.

He was promoted to Stoker 1st Class [July 1906], and transferred to the Royal Fleet Reserve [January 1909].

In [Q2] 1907, he married Annie Winterbottom in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Lily [b 1904]
  2. John Edward [14th September 1908-Q1 1983]
  3. Edith A. [b 1910]

The family lived at

  • 6 Arthur Street, Halifax [1908]
  • Mount Pleasant, Ripponden [1911]
  • 74 Rhodes Street, Halifax [1918]

During World War I, he rejoined the Navy [September 1914] and was in the Howe Battalion. He transferred to the Fleet [July 1915].

He survived the War, and was demobbed [February 1919]

Hamer, JosephRef 264-12
[1856-1907] Son of John Hamer.

Born in Elland.

He was a worsted doffer [1871] / a green grocer [1881].

In [Q1] 1879, he married Lydia Lees [1854-1911] in Halifax.


Lydia was born in Longwood
 

Children:

  1. Alice [b 1881]

The family lived at Elland Lane, Elland-cum-Greetland [1881].

Living with them [in 1881] was brother Amos Hamer [b 1854] & boarder Lucy Lees [b 1874].

Joseph died in Halifax [Q4 1907] (aged 51) 

Lydia died in Halifax [Q1 1911] (aged 57) 

Hamer, JosephRef 264-9
[1856-1914] Son of Ellen & David Hamer.

Born in Halifax.

He was a rug stitcher [1871] / a rag & earthenware dealer employing 1 woman [1881] / a rag & pot dealer and electrician [1891] / an electrical engineer [1901, 1911].

In [Q2] 1880, he married Mary Ellen Oldfield [1855-19??].


Mary Ellen was born in Derby
 

They lived at

  • Hanover Street, Halifax [1881]
  • Edward Street, Halifax [1891]
  • Union Street South, Halifax [1901]
  • 4 Cheltenham Place, Coronation Road, Halifax [1914]

Joseph died at Halifax Infirmary [24th September 1914] (aged 58).

Members of the family were buried at Sowerby Bridge Cemetery

Hamer, JosephRef 264-601
[1898-1919] Son of Joseph Holdsworth Hamer

Born in Greetland.

He was a farm lad [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Driver with the C/331st Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He died in Elland [23rd February 1919] (aged 20).

He was buried at St Thomas's Church, Greetland [142A]

Hamer, Joseph HoldsworthRef 264-2
[1867-1919] Son of Richard Hamer, weaver.

Born in Sawood.

He was a cloth finisher of West Vale, Greetland [1888, 1901] / a cloth presser [1911].

On 11th March 1888, he married Phoebe Rubery [1866-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Phoebe, of Elland, was born in Oldbury, Staffordshire, the daughter of William Rubery, coal miner
 

Children:

  1. Ruth [b 1889] who was a worsted spinner [1901]
  2. Ethel [1890-1923]
  3. Nellie [1893-1942]
  4. Mary [1899-1912] who was a spinner [1911]
  5. Joseph

The family lived at

  • Saddleworth Road, Greetland [1901]
  • 3 Bank Top, Greetland [1911]

Joseph died 28th January 1919 (aged 52) 

He & other members of the family were buried at St Thomas's Church, Greetland

Hamer, JoshuaRef 264-640
[17??-17??] Of Hamer Hall, Rochdale.

He was a Lieutenant-Colonel.

In 17??, he married Catharine Royds.

Children:

  1. Harriet [17??-1857] who married Captain Marcus Worsley

Hamer, LewisRef 264-7
[1899-1969] Son of John Edward Hamer.

During World War I, he enlisted [August 1917] and was in training before joining (probably) the Royal Flying Corps.

His brothers also served in the War, and Jack & Fred lost their lives.

He survived the War

Hamer, MarkRef 264-688
[1851-1910] Born in Rishworth.

He was a cotton twiner & farmer [1891].

In [Q1] 1877, he married Mary Ellen Smith [1852-1922] in Halifax.


Mary Ellen was born in Rishworth
 

Children:

  1. Monimia [b 1875] who was a cotton twiner piecer [1861]
  2. Harry [b 1876] who was a cotton twiner piecer [1891]
  3. Ammon [b 1879]
  4. Lillian [b 1880]
  5. Emmanuel
  6. Mark [b 1886]

The family lived at Barrett Hill Farm, Soyland [1891].

Mark & Mary Ellen both died in Littleborough

Hamer, NelsonRef 264-6
[1887-1953] Son of John Edward Hamer.

He was a worsted doffer [1901] / a cart driver [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the Army Service Corps.

His brothers also served in the War, and Jack & Fred lost their lives.

He survived the War

Hamer, RatcliffeRef 264-25
[1904-1979] Landlord of the Bull & Dog, Stainland [1944-1952]

Hamer, RichardRef 264-18
[1827-1906] Son of John Hamer.

Born in Stainland.

He was a fancy woollen weaver [1841] / a wool comber [1851] / a woollen washer [1871] / a woollen weaver [1891].

In [Q2] 1851, he married (1) Ruth Schofield [1832-1877] in Halifax.


Ruth was born in Huddersfield
 

Children:

  1. Schofield [b 1852] who was a packer [1871]
  2. Sarah H. [b 1855] who was a woollen weaver [1871]
  3. Emma [1861-5th June 1915] who was a piecer [1871], a worsted knotter [1891]
  4. Joseph [b 1866]
  5. Norris [1869-20th February 1935] who was a cloth finisher [1891]
  6. Annie E. [b 1872] who was a worsted twister [1891]

Ruth died 27th April 1877 (aged 45).

In [Q2] 1879, he married (2) Rebecca Taylor [1827-1900] in Halifax.


Rebecca was born in Stainland
 

The family lived at

  • Holywell Green [1871]
  • Onecliffe Terrace, Green Lane, Elland with Greetland [1891]

Rebecca died Q1 1900 (aged 72).

Richard died 8th August 1906 (aged 79).

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

Hamer, SamuelRef 264-3696
[1811-1875] He was innkeeper & farmer of 12 acres [1871] / landlord of the Fleece, Barkisland [1860-1875].

On 20th December 1839, he married Nancy Jackson [1820-1892] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Richard [1841-1918]
  2. Sarah [1843-1932]
  3. Elizabeth [1845-1932]
  4. Ellen [1848-1914] who was a cotton reeler [1871]
  5. Alfred [1851-1934]
  6. Samuel
  7. Henry

Samuel died 4th May 1875.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £100 to Nancy.

After his death, Nancy took over at the Fleece until her death.

Nancy died 23rd September 1892.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £133 10/3d to son Samuel.

They are mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1892.

After (or shortly before) her death, son Samuel took over and ran the pub until his death in 1899

Hamer, SamuelRef 264-470
[1852-1899] Son of Samuel Hamer.

He was a weaver [1871] / a farm labourer [1891].

In 1892, after the deaths of his parents, Samuel took over at the Fleece, Barkisland and ran the pub until his death.

He died 4th December 1899.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £1,832 12/5d to his brother Henry.

After his death, his brother Henry took over at the Fleece and ran the pub from 1899 until at least 1908

Hamer, Samuel HenryRef 264-109
[1860-1930] Born in Horsforth.

An engineer and owner of an iron works in Range Lane, Halifax which was established in 1888. The factory specialised in making lathe-chucks. He was a tool maker (employer) [1911].

He was a member of Harrison Road Congregational Church.

He was the instigator – and one of the founder members – of the Halifax Antiquarian Society. A preliminary meeting of the Society was held at his home on 12th November 1900.

He was a trustee of the Mary Farrar Trust.

In 1913, he was one of the subscribers to The Old Halls & Manor Houses of Yorkshire.

He was a numismatist and had a large collection of tokens. He wrote many articles about tokens for the Halifax Antiquarian Society

On 12th June 1886, he married Vina Jowett [1858-19??] from Halifax. Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. Maria [b 1888] who was a milliner [1911]
  3. Phyllis [b 1895] who was a tailoress [1911]

The family lived at Bleak House, Boothtown [1911].

Hamer, SchofieldRef 264-14
[1852-1918] Born in Stainland.

He was a worsted maker-up [1881] / a worsted foreman [1891] / a worsted mill foreman [1901] / a dairy farmer [1911].

In [Q4] 1875, he married Hannah [1854-1926] in Halifax.


Hannah was born in Stainland the daughter of
John Haigh, and widow of Mr Gledhill
 

Children:

  1. Edith Emma [1877-30th May 1942] who was a worsted spinner [1891], a worsted mill operative [1901], & married George F. Chesswas
  2. Benjamin Gledhill [1880-15th July 1941] who was a worsted spinner [1891], a worsted mill operative [1901], a gas engineer's labourer [1911]
  3. John Albert
  4. Sarah Gladys [b 1893] who was a woollen weaver [1901, 1911]

The family lived at

  • Station Road, Holywell Green, Stainland [1881]
  • 5 Princess Street, Elland [1891]
  • 22 Victoria Road, Elland [1901]
  • 9 Gordon Street, Elland [1911]

Schofield died in Halifax [15th February 1918] (aged 65) 

Hannah died 17th September 1926 (aged 73) 

The couple were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with Hannah's parents.

Children Benjamin Gledhill & Edith Emma were buried together at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Hamer, ThomasRef 264-26
[1803-1859] He was a fancy weaver [1841].

He married Elizabeth [1803-1883].

Children:

  1. Mary [1826-3rd December 1891] who married Mr Gledhill, & was buried with her parents
  2. Samuel [b 1830]
  3. John [b 1833]
  4. Henry [b 1835]

The family lived at

  • Moor Hey, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1841]
  • Sowood, Stainland [1859]

Thomas died 16th September 1859 (aged 56).

Elizabeth died 4th August 1883 (aged 80).

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

Hamer, ThomasRef 264-8
[1871-1948] Son of Edward Hamer, cloth fuller.

Born in Greetland.

He was a cloth finisher of Elland [1895] / a woollen cloth finisher [1901] / a cloth finisher [1911].

In 1895, he married Ada Moss [1868-1926] at Saint John the Evangelist, West Vale.


Ada, of West Vale, was born in Mirfield, the daughter of Joshua Moss, engineer
 

Children:

  1. Arnold
  2. Harry [b 1900]
  3. Arthur [b 1902]
  4. Norris [b 1908]
  5. Phyllis Mary [b 1911]

The family lived at

  • Stainland Road, Greetland [1901]
  • 19 Saddleworth Road, Elland [1911]
  • 13 Bath Street, Elland [1917]

Hamer, TomRef 264-19
[1871-1905] (Possibly) stepson of John Dyson.

Tom died 16th October 1905 (aged 34).

He married Emily Ann [1871-1934].

The couple were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with the Dyson family

Hamer, TomRef 264-24
[1881-1952]

In [Q2] 1901, he married Ruth Hannah Crompton in Halifax.


Ruth Hannah was the daughter of
Elijah Crampton
 

Ruth Hannah died 3rd February 1943 (aged 70).

Tom died 14th March 1952 (aged 71).

The couple were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with Ruth Hannah's siblings: Emily Wardle & John Crompton

Hamer, WilliamRef 264-17
[1861-1939] Known as Willie.

Born in Stainland.

He was a cotton twister [1891] / a cotton twiner [1901] / a cotton yarn doubler [1911].

In [Q3] 1883, he married Emma Buckley [1858-1928] in Halifax.


Emma was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. Harry
  3. Emily [1887-12th September 1947] who was a cotton burler [1901], a cotton cop reeler [1911], & was buried with her parents
  4. Albert [b 1892] who was a cotton yarn knotter [1911]
  5. Annie [b 1889] who was a woollen cloth weaver [1911], married James William Beaumont
  6. Marian [b 1901]

The family lived at

  • Cold Wells Hill, Stainland [1891, 1901]
  • Rock Hill, Stainland [1911]

Living with them [in 1911] was daughter Annie & her son Leonard.

Emma died 1st July 1928 (aged 69).

Willie died 5th November 1939 (aged 78).

The couple were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Hamer, WilliamRef 264-3
[1806-1886] Born in Barkisland

He was a carpet weaver.

On 3rd January 1831, he married Susey Priestley [1808-1868] in Halifax.


Susey was born in Barkisland
 

Children:

  1. Emma [b 1834] who married Joseph Lightowler

Susey died 23rd February 1868.

William died 25th May 1886.

William & Susey were buried at Christ Church, Pellon [2 FF 31]

 

Hamer surnameRef 264-1
There are over 20 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Hamer, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Hamer:


Marriage 1824
 



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