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Hall, MrRef 148-1031
[16??-1???] Curate at Luddenden [1672]

Hall, AbrahamRef 148-1158
[16??-1???] He was Constable of Northowram [1672]

Hall, AbrahamRef 148-1032
[16??-1707] Son of Robert Hall.

He was Constable of Northowram Township [1672] / Overseer for Northowram [1680].

He purchased Boothtown House, built by John Priestley, from Priestley's widow Betty, and her daughter.

In 1704, he paid land tax of £5 7s/6d plus £2 3s/0d

for mills and land

His mill was used for the fulling and finishing of cloth and was situated on the Ovenden / Lee Brook.

He was one of the executors of the will of Joseph Furness.

In 1661, he married Phoebe Lister.

Phoebe was the daughter of John Lister


  1. Abraham
  2. Jonathan
  3. Joseph
  4. daughter
  5. daughter
  6. daughter

Hall, AbrahamRef 148-1037
[16??-1709] Son of Abraham Hall.

He was Surveyor of the Highways in Northowram Township [1705], Churchwarden [1712], and operating Old Lane Fulling Mill [1712].

In 1696, he married Jane Beaumont.

He lived in a house on the Moorfalls Estate, Northowram. He sold Boothtown House to Jonathan Nicholl.

See Booth Town Charity

Hall, AbrahamRef 148-2858
[1754-1827] Of Southowram

Hall, Albert EdwardRef 148-16
[1890-1917] Son of Lockwood Hall.

He worked as a house painter with Mr Dinsdale [1911]

During World War I, he enlisted [November 1914] and served as a Private with the 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He served in the Dardanelles for 20 months before being sent to the Front.

He died of wounds in Hospital in France [26th April 1917] (aged 27).

The Halifax Courier [5th May 1917] reported his death with a photograph.

He was buried at Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, France [Grave Ref III F 43].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Hilda's Church, Halifax

His brother Walter also died in the War

Hall, Albert GeorgeRef 148-H322
[1906-1954] The caretaker at Park Congregational Church. He was convicted for the murder of 6-year-old Mary Hackett, whose body was found in the foundations of the church. He was hanged at Armley Jail on 22nd April 1954 – the last local man to be hanged.

Hall, AlexanderRef 148-4030
[1824-1861] He was chief clerk at Leeds Post Office before becoming Postmaster at Halifax [1861]

Hall, Rev Alfred CharlesRef 148-1691
[18??-18??] Minister at Bethesda Primitive Methodist Chapel, Bank Top [1865].

He lived at Gibbet Street, Halifax

Hall, AndrewRef 148-129
[1859-1???] Born in Bootle, Liverpool.

He was a blacksmith [1891, 1901] / a grocer & general dealer [1911].

In [Q4] 1889, he married Jane Elizabeth Guest [1855-1???] in Halifax.

Jane was born in Barnsley. She was a grocer & draper (shopkeeper) [1901], a grocer & general dealer [1911]


  1. Frank [b 1891] who was a chemist's assistant [1911]
  2. Jessie [b 1893]
  3. Fred [b 1895] who was a plumber's apprentice [1911]

The family lived at

  • 1 Sutcliffe Buildings, Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge [1891]
  • 2 & 4 Boston Street, Sowerby New Road, Sowerby Bridge [1901]
  • Boston Street, Sowerby Bridge [1907]

He was injured – fractured ribs, severely lacerated hand and scalp wounds – in the Pye Nest Tram Disaster of 15th October 1907, but was treated at home

Hall, Rev ArthurRef 148-1192
[1824-1919] Son of Mary (née Teverill) [1789-1871] & John Vine Hall [1774-1860], wine merchant, book seller & author.

Born in Maidstone, Kent [31st October 1824].

He was the first Minister at Luddendenfoot Congregational Church [July 1859].

In 1863, he moved to Tottenham Chapel, London.

In 1862, he married Ellen Jane Craig [1838-1927] in London.


  1. Arthur
  2. Mary Ellen [b 1865]
  3. twins Emily G. [b 1866]
  4. Edward C. [b 1866]
  5. Percy N. [b 1868]
  6. Frank Teverill [b 1869]
  7. Edith [b 1871]
  8. Florence E. [b 1871]
  9. Leslie Beeching [b 1878]
  10. Stanley Warren [b 1879]
  11. Hilda Margaret [b 1880]
  12. Herbert Alfred [b 1882]
  13. Gladys [b 1884]

He died in Hastings, Sussex [30th March 1919].

See Luddendenfoot Floral & Horticultural Society

Hall, ArthurRef 148-30
[1852-1934] Son of Martha (née Lord) [1817-1876] & Joseph Webster Hall [1828-1909]

Born in Kimberworth, Rotherham [1st February 1852]; baptised at Kimberworth [14th March 1852].

He was a turner & tenter of Kimberworth [1871] / an engine fitter of Masbrough, Rotherham [1876] / general labourer [1881] / a fitter & turner [1891] / an engine driver at Black g mills [1901] / an iron foundry labourer [1911] / a worsted waste sorter with George Ingham & Company Limited [1921].

On 1st February 1876, he married (1) Fanny Lister [1854-1887] in Rotherham.

Fanny was born 21st January 1854, the daughter of Joseph Lister, builder


  1. Joseph Lister [1878-1915]
  2. James Herbert [1879-1940] who was a solicitor's clerk  [1901], a law clerk [1911]
  3. Ernest William [1880-1935]
  4. Sydney [b 1882] who was a wagon rivets heater [1901]
  5. Leonard [1884-1917] who was a moulder in iron foundry  [1901]

Fanny died Q3 1887 (aged 31).

He married Mary Ann [1862-1933] in Rotherham.

Mary Ann (née Rodgers) was the widow of Charles Vanes [1824-1895]; they had married in Rotherham [Q1/1891].

She had a daughter from her first marriage: Dora Alice [b 1892]



  1. Harry Rodger [1897-1977]
  2. Ivy [1898-1988]
  3. Jessie [1899-1979]
  4. Edgar [1901-1902]
  5. Arthur Stanley [1904-1973]

The family lived at

  • 1 Greasbrough Street, Rotherham [1901]
  • 49 Castle Avenue, Rotherham [1911]
  • 3 Prospect Place, Greetland [1921]

Mary Ann died 17th November 1933.

Arthur died in Halifax [17th April 1934]

Members of the family were buried at St Thomas's Church, Greetland with Mary Ann's sister Alice Rodgers [1879-1940]

Hall, Rev Arthur VineRef 148-1583
[1862-1???] Son of Rev Arthur Hall.

Born in Luddenden.

He trained at Cheshunt College before becoming Minister at Scarborough Congregational Church. He wrote a collection of poems [1889].

In 1892, he was Minister at Claremont Congregational Church, Cape Town. He published a collection of pictures and poems entitled Table Mountain [1898], and a collection of pictures and poems entitled England Revisited [1900]

Hall, Charles HenryRef 148-14

He married Kittie.

Child: Charles Henry

He was dead by 1917.

Kittie married Mr Lister They lived at 11 Hampden Place, Halifax

Hall, Charles HenryRef 148-13
[1895-1917] Son of Charles Henry Hall.

During World War I, he served as a Corporal with the 10th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment.

He died 9th April 1917 (aged 22).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [Grave Ref 3 & 4]

Hall, ClementRef 148-4
[1884-1930] Son of Lockwood Hall

He was a plasterer [1913].

In 1913, he married Sarah Huby [1886-1953] in Halifax.

Sarah was born in Halifax


  1. Cyril [1917-1983]

Hall, Dominus JohnRef 148-25
[14??-15??] Chaplain at Heptonstall [1506-1509]

Hall, EdwardRef 148-3780
[1811-18??] Son of Elizabeth & William Hall.

Born in Hauton [?], Lancashire.

He was a corn miller & grocer [1851].

He married Mary Pickles from Warley.

Mary was the daughter of
William Pickles


  1. Ann [b 1844]
  2. William Henry
  3. twins John [b 1850]
  4. Joseph [b 1850]
  5. James who was a tailor [1881]

They lived at West Green / Well Green, Warley [1851].

Living with them [in 1871] was Mary's widowed mother Hannah.

Mary was widowed by 1881. She was a farmer of 7½ acres at Butts Green, Warley and living with son James

Hall, Sir ErnestRef 148-H120
[19??-] OBE, DL.

Concert pianist, musician and entrepreneur who – with Jonathan Silver – bought Dean Clough in 1983 to establish Dean Clough Galleries and Dean Clough Industrial Park.

See Mill Bank

Hall, Rev George H.Ref 148-3321
[18??-19??] Minister at Cornholme United Methodist Free Church [1908].

On 30th March 1909, he married Minnie Greenwood

Minnie was the daughter of James Greenwood of Whitehaven Villas, Cornholme

Hall, GrahamRef 148-740
[19??-] Mayor of Calderdale [1999-2000]

Hall, Rev HenryRef 148-2581
[18??-18??] Pastor at Hope Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge [1883-1889]

Hall, HenryRef 148-12
[1877-1919] Born in Bury, Lancashire.

He was a cotton weaver [1911] / a cutlooker for William Barker Limited, Frankfort Mill,  Littleborough.

On 22nd December 1906, he married Mary Ellen Escritt [1881-19??].

Mary Ellen was born in Todmorden, the daughter of William Escritt.

She was a cotton weaver [1911] / a cotton weaver for John Dawson & Sons, Albion Mill, Todmorden [1921


The Todmorden Advertiser & Hebden Bridge Newsletter [28th December 1906] reported the wedding

Mr Henry Hall of 10 Bride Street, Harley Bank, Todmorden, married Miss Mary Ellen Escritt of 4 Key Syke Lane, Todmorden, at Roomfield Chapel

They lived at

  • 7 Oak Mount, Todmorden [1911]
  • 80 Halifax Road, Todmorden [1919, 1921]

Living with the widowed Mary Ellen [in 1921] were her parents.

During World War I, Henry joined up [August 1916] and served as a Private with the 13th Battalion Devonshire Regiment, then with the Labour Corps.

He was sent to France [June 1917].

He died 8th February 1919 (aged 42).

The Todmorden & District News [21st February 1919] reported his death

Private Henry Hall, Labour Battalion, died from bronchial pneumonia at 6.55 am on the 8th of February in the 5th stationary hospital at Dieppe.

He was stationed at Mons when the Armistice was signed and was on his way home to be demobilised when he was taken ill, and was admitted to hospital on the 3rd of February. He had suffered from bronchitis and pleurisy ever since joining the army, spending a lot of time in various hospitals


The following week's Edition [28th February 1919] published his photograph

He was buried at Janval Cemetery, Dieppe, France [Grave Ref II D 5]

He is remembered on Todmorden War Memorial, on the Memorial at Oddfellows' Hall, Todmorden, and on the Memorial at York Street Wesleyan Methodist Church

Hall, HerbertRef 148-9
[1893-1917] Son of Esther Ann (née Thornton) & Fred Hall of Bankfield, 22 Rayner Road, Brighouse.

Born in Rastrick [Q2 1893].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 75th Company Machine Gun Corps (Infantry).

He died in Belgium [9th June 1917] (aged 24).

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 56], on Clifton War Memorial, on the Memorial at Saint John's Church, Clifton, and in the book Clifton War Memorial

Hall, HerbertRef 148-6
[1898-19??] Son of Lockwood Hall.

He was a bobbin carrier in worsted mill [1911].

On 26th September 1925, he married Hilda Armitage [1901-19??] at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden.

Hilda was born in Ripponden

Hall, Rev Hilkiah BedfordRef 148-1627
[1825-1871] Born in Sunderland, Durham; baptised 1st March 1825.

He was curate of Lesbury [1851]. before becoming Lecturer at Halifax Parish Church.

He published a number of sermons delivered between 1863 and 1867.

In [Q3] 1848, he married Ellen Green [1822-1900] in Durham.

Ellen was born in Durham


  1. Florence Bedford [1854-1942]

They lived at

See Dr John William Garlick

Hall, JamesRef 148-336
[17??-18??] Attorney at Square, Halifax [1809, 1816]

Hall, JamesRef 148-4100
[18??-19??] Recorded in The Tradesmen's Advertiser of 1874, where he was a joiner, cabinet maker and undertaker &c at

Top of Little Lane and Back Lord Street
(Front Shop Lister Lane) 

Hall, JamesRef 148-7110
[1804-1859] Of Brighouse.

He married Hannah [1791-1859].

James died 10th December 1859.

Hannah died 24th December 1859.

The couple were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Hall, James A.Ref 148-8
[18??-19??] He trained at Nottingham College before being ordained and becoming 21st Pastor at Warley Congregational Church [1916]

Hall, James StevensRef 148-22
[1893-1917] Son of Stephen George Hall.

He was an upholsterer [1911] / an apprentice with Moss Brothers / employed by Sutcliffe & Eastwood.

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

He went to France [10th January 1917].

He was killed by shellfire at an outpost [17th March 1917].

The Halifax Courier [14th April 1917] reported his death with a photograph.

He was buried at Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont, France [Grave Ref IV C 39].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Hall, Dr JeremiahRef 148-108
[1619-1690] MD.


Son of Reuben Hall. He was educated Heath Grammar School and in Dublin.

He built a house in Limerick where lived and died. After his death, he bequeathed his house to become a school and a hospital for the elderly. His will provided for the Hall Street Almshouses, Boothtown, the Jeremiah Hall Charity.

See Abraham Hall, Joseph Hall and Robert Wood

Hall, JohnRef 148-1395
[16??-16??] Of Bradford.

He married Edith Northend.

In 1674, Field House, Shibden passed to him

Hall, JohnRef 148-3758
[18??-18??] Of Lightcliffe.

In 1844, he married Mahala Wilkinson [1813-1884].


  1. Margaret [b 1844] who married George Bard of  London, at Lightcliffe Church
  2. Martha [b 1849]
  3. Joshua
  4. Sarah [b 1852] who married Joseph Aspinall Kershaw

John must have died before 1861.

Mahala was a farmer [1844] / a farmer of 20 acres [1861] / a farmer of 25 acres employing 2 men and 1 boy [1871] / a farmer employing 2 men [1881]

The family lived at Upper Green, Lightcliffe [1861, 1871, 1881].

Living with them [in 1861] was [possibly John's brother] Joseph Hall [aged 49] (a servant & a carter) 

Hall, JohnRef 148-1227

He married Unknown.

Child: John William

They lived at Moor Royd, Halifax.

John died 13th August 1894

Hall, JohnRef 148-10
[1803-18??] Born in Halifax.

He was a woolcomber [1851].

Around 1840, he married Jane [1799-18??].

Jane was born in Halifax


  1. Elizabeth [1832-1858] who married Aaron Webster
  2. Emma [b 1840]

They lived at Mytholm, Hipperholme-cum-Brighouse [1851]

Hall, John ArhingRef 148-7131

He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Location unknown]

Hall, Rev John WilliamRef 148-1226
[18??-19??] MA, DCL, DD.

Only son of John Hall

He was at Hatfield Hall, Durham before becoming Vicar of St Augustine's Church, Pellon [1878-1892].

He lived at Moor Royde, Halifax.

In 1889, he married Mary Josephine Tolson [18??-1939].

Mary Josephine came from Ilkley

In March 1920, he preached a sermon entitled

The grave dangers of Commercial Street

Question: In some sources, there are references to Rev J. Wesley Hall. Are they one and the same person?


Hall, JonathanRef 148-1007
[1???-1???] Of Elland. His notebooks form a part of the Shibden Hall archives

Hall, JonathanRef 148-4004
[16??-1773] Son of Abraham Hall.

He was apprenticed to an upholsterer.

He went to work in London [1701] where he sold cloth produced by his brother Joseph.

He subsequently returned to live in Elland.

He married Miss Daws.

They had no children

In his will [1773], he left £100 to his niece Sarah Daws on condition that, if she did not use it in her lifetime, it was to be returned to the Hall family

Hall, JonathanRef 148-1036
[1628-1688] Son of Robert Hall.

He owned property in what was to become Hall Street, Boothtown and other property in Boothtown which was subsequently converted into a school room – see Dr Hall's School – and almshouses – see Hall Street Almshouses.

He was a Governor of Heath Grammar School and supervised the will of Joseph Furness.

He married Unknown.


  1. Judith who married Charles Melvil and lived in Dublin

Heywood comments that he

died rich

in 1688.

Daughter Judith was his sole heir and fulfilled her father's obligations under the will of his cousin Jeremiah Hall

Hall, JosephRef 148-71
[1???-18??] A tenant at Little Marsh, Southowram in the time of Anne Lister

Hall, JosephRef 148-1354
[16??-1???] He was Constable of Northowram [1677]

Hall, JosephRef 148-1011
[16??-1709] Son of Robert Hall.

He was Constable of Northowram Township [1667] / Churchwarden [1680] / Surveyor of the Highways [1680].

He owned Northowram Green and property at Boothtown.

In 1680/1693, he gave 10 square yards of land which he owned in Northowram Village on which Oliver Heywood built a school.

In 1675, he pulled a house down in Northowram which Heywood described as

the ancientist house in Northowram, if not the county

He married Anne

Hall, JosephRef 148-5000
[17??-17??] Son of Abraham Hall.

Cloth manufacturer.

He managed the affairs of his brother Jonathan, after his death.

He married Unknown.

Child: Anne [1722-1769] who married Jeremy Lister of Shibden Hall.

They lived at Butterworth End, Norland.

In his old age, Joseph lived at Lower Brear and then Coldwell Farm

Hall, Rev JosephRef 148-47
[18??-1???] BA.

Curate at Sowerby Bridge [1863], Minister-in-Charge of Norland [1863, 1874], and Vicar of Bradshaw [1875]

Hall, JosephRef 148-3037
[18??-18??] A labourer at Stainland.

On 2nd October 1857, he was fined £2 plus £2 12/- expenses for being drunk in a carriage of the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Company on 26th September. He could not pay and was sent to the house of correction for 6 weeks

Hall, JosephRef 148-2696
[18??-19??] Beer retailer and washing liquor maker at Tuel Lane, Sowerby Bridge [1861]

Hall, Joseph ThompsonRef 148-18
[1830-1889] He was a journeyman moulder [1851] / an iron moulder [1861, 1871] / a green grocer [1881].

He had his own green grocery business at 113 Haugh Shaw Road, Skircoat.

After his death, the business was carried on by his son Joseph Whiteley Hall.

On 6th January 1850, he married Sophia Foster [1830-1898] at Hanover Chapel, Halifax.


  1. Harriet [1852-1920] who married [Halifax 1878] John  Thompson [1856-1???]
  2. Edwin [1854-1???] who married [Halifax 1877] Ann  Hiley [1854-1911]
  3. Lockwood
  4. Margaret [1858-1890] who married Moses Haxby
  5. Joseph Whiteley [1860-1932] who married [Halifax Q1/1887]  Ellen Payne [18??-1???]
  6. Lucy [1863-1948] who married [Halifax 1884] John  Mallinson [1855-1908]
  7. Annie [1865-1938] who married [Halifax 1888] Priestley  Chambers [1867-1946]
  8. Emma [1867-1935] who married [Halifax 1894] Thomas D.  Crossley [1863-1???]
  9. Julia Ann [1871-1944] married [Halifax 1901] Joseph  Pogson [1858-1937]

The family lived at

  • 10 Rochdale Road, King Cross [1851]
  • Washer Lane, King Cross, Halifax [1861]
  • 13 Walton Street, Skircoat [1871]
  • 113 Haugh Shaw Road, Skircoat [1881]

Hall, Joseph ThompsonRef 148-5
[1887-1946] Son of Lockwood Hall.

He was a moulder in iron foundry [1911].

In July 1916, he married Lillie Lyon [1896-1971] at Halifax Parish Church.

Lillie was born in Liverpool


  1. Muriel E. [1917-1999] who married [Halifax 1937] to  Allan Kirby [1915-1978]
  2. Ethel [1919-2011] who married [Halifax 1942] to A.  Reginald Seal [1921-1999]
  3. Mary [1921-1999] who married [Halifax 1942] to Norman  G. Marshall [1922-2000]

They lived at 2 Bruce Street, Parkinson Lane, Halifax

Hall, JoshuaRef 148-2780
[17??-1???] Son of John Hall.

Baptised at Lightcliffe [10th September 1762].

He married Unknown.


  1. Thomas [b 1801]
  2. John [b 1809]
  3. Samuel [b 1810]
  4. Joseph [b 1812]

The family lived at Upper Green, Hove Edge [1841]

Hall, JoshuaRef 148-1476
[18??-191?] He lived at Sheard Green, Hipperholme [1930]

Hall, JoshuaRef 148-3753
[1850-19??] Son of John Hall.

Born in Lightcliffe.

He was a lawyer's general clerk [1871] / a solicitor's general clerk [1881] / a solicitor's clerk [1891, 1901, 1902].

In 1873, he married Hannah Brook [1852-19??] in Halifax.

Hannah came from Rastrick.

In 1891, she is shown as stone merchant/farmer



  1. Hiram Washington [bapt 2nd November 1873]
  2. John Washington [b 1874] who was a solicitor's clerk  [1891]
  3. Samuel Henry [bapt 7th March 1875]
  4. Alice Martha Louisa [bapt 4th March 1877] who was  visiting Arthur William Thwaite [1891] and who married Edwin Jowett
  5. Florence Matilda [b 1878]
  6. Joshua [bapt 12th November 1881] who was visiting Arthur William Thwaite [1916]
  7. Cecil Brook [b 1884]

They lived at Nether House [1881, 1891, 1901].

Living with them [in 1881] was Hannah's sister Frances Brook [aged 20] (dress maker). Living with them [in 1891] was Joshua's sister Martha [aged 41]

Hall, LewisRef 148-15
[1881-1917] Son of James Hall of Halifax.

In [Q2] 1904, he married Edith Greasby in Doncaster.

They lived at 24 Clark Avenue, Carr House Road, Doncaster

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 10th Battalion Cheshire Regiment.

He died 17th February 1917 (aged 36).

He is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 4 & 5]

Hall, LockwoodRef 148-3
[1856-1922] Son of Joseph Thompson Hall.

Born in Halifax

He was a worsted overlooker [1883] / a worsted weaving overlooker [1911].

On 2nd September 1883, he married Mary Boocock in Halifax.

Mary was the daughter of Titus Boocock


  1. Clement
  2. Clara [1885-1969] who married Albert Whitaker
  3. Joseph Thompson
  4. Albert Edward
  5. Willie [1891-1919]
  6. Walter
  7. Herbert
  8. Edith [b 1900]
  9. John / Jack [b 1902] who emigrated to America and  died there
  10. Florence [1904-1999] who married Harry Pollard

The children were all born in Halifax.

They lived at 2 Bruce Street, Parkinson Lane, Halifax [1911, 1918].

Sons Albert Edward & Walter died in World War I.

Lockwood died 10th October 1922.

He was buried at St Paul's Church, King Cross

Hall, MarthaRef 148-2
[1782-1856] Daughter of Samuel Hall.

Baptised at Square Chapel [1st September 1782].

She was housekeeper for John Dyson at Brian Royd, Greetland [1841].

She never married.

She died 23rd January 1856 (aged 74).

She was buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: G25]

Hall, Reginald FrankRef 148-19
[1908-1945] Son of Frances Jane & Charles Hall of Stowmarket, Suffolk.

In [Q2] 1938, he married Margaret Battle in Gipping, Suffolk. They lived in Ovenden.

During World War II, he served as a Leading Aircraftman with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He died 3rd August 1945 (aged 37).

He was buried at Stowmarket Cemetery [R 401]

Hall, ReubenRef 148-1033
[15??-16??] Brother of Robert Hall.

In July 1616, he married Helen Smithes.

Child: Jeremiah

Hall, RichardRef 148-3752
[15??-15??] He married Marjory.

In 1576, Isabel Saltynstall was accused of calling Marjory

Gregory Waterhouse's whore

In retaliation, Hall called Isabel a whore. The judge found in Isabel's favour and fined Hall 50/- for his

vexatious accusation

Hall, Richard de ZoucheRef 148-1127
[1908-2006] He was Town Clerk of Halifax – a name which must stick in the memory of anyone who lived in Halifax in the 1950s and 1960s.

He was President of the Halifax Orchestral Society for 40 years

Hall, RobertRef 148-1035
[1???-1670] Brother of Reuben Hall. He was a wealthy clothier at Boothtown / a partner in Hall & Mitchell.

In 1635,

Robert Hall of Boothe Town

was one of the subscribers to a fund established to buy land for the grammar school in Halifax.

In 1638, he bought Boothtown Hall from the Booth family, and in 1640, he carried out extensive alterations.

In 1641, along with others, he was invited to make a contribution of 28 shillings to the King's Parliament.

In 1642, he witnessed the will of Nathaniel Waterhouse.

In 1651, he was appointed one of the Commissioners of the Pious Uses Commission.

In 1665, he paid Hearth Tax on a property with six fireplaces, one of the largest houses in Northowram Township at the time.

Question: Was this Boothtown Hall?


He married Unknown.


  1. Jonathan
  2. Abraham
  3. Joseph

Hall, RogerRef 148-23
[1923-1945] Son of Ada Louise & Charles Phillips Hall of Hipperholme.

He was educated at Crossley & Porter School.

During World War II, he served as a Lieutenant with the 42nd R. M. Commando Royal Marines.

He was killed in action in Burma [31st January 1945] (aged 22).

He was buried at Taukkyan War Cemetery, Burma [Grave Ref 11 A 2].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Crossley & Porter School, Halifax

Hall, SamuelRef 148-1291
[1691-1753] A mercer in Halifax.

He married Mary [1692-1761].


  1. Susannah [d 1778] who married Eli Dyson

Members of the family were buried in Halifax Parish Church

Hall, SamuelRef 148-978
[17??-1???] One of the trustees of Sir William Staines's School

Hall, SamuelRef 148-28

He married Unknown.

He and his wife were victims of 2 burglaries at their home at Marsh, Southowram.

Hall, SmithRef 148-2623
[18??-18??] Partner in Hall & Clarkson.

He lived at Exley House, Exley Bank [1845]

Hall, Stephen GeorgeRef 148-21
[1852-19??] Son of Stephen Hall, contractor.

Born in Pentney, Norfolk.

He was a confectioner of Swine Market, Halifax [1885] / a baker & confectioner [1891, 1901] / a confectioner & baker [1911].

In 1885, he married Clara Jessie Goodwin at Halifax Parish Church.

Clara Jessie, of St James's Road, Halifax, was born in London, the daughter of
Charles Goodwin


  1. William H [b 1886] who was a draper's assistant [1891,  1901], a packer [1911]
  2. Fernettia Janet [1888-1892]
  3. Arthur [b 1891] who was a hairdresser [1911]
  4. James Stevens
  5. Mary Ellen [b 1895] who was a machinist [1911]

The family lived at

  • 4 Wood Street, Manningham, Bradford [1891]
  • 48 Alma Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 52 Alma Street, Halifax [1911]

Living with them [in 1891] were widowed mother-in-lawMary Goodwin [b 1821] & sister-in-law Sarah Goodwin [b 1859]

Hall, TravisRef 148-11
[1918-1942] Son of Marina & James Whittaker Hall of Sowerby Bridge.

During World War II, he served as a Gunner with the Royal Artillery 151 (The Ayrshire Yeomanry) Field Regiment.

He died 25th March 1942 (aged 24).

He was buried at Sowerby Bridge Cemetery [D C 341]

Hall, W. H.Ref 148-3508
[18??-19??] Sowerby Bridge Photographer

Hall, WalterRef 148-24
[1860-19??] Son of Joseph Hall, shoemaker.

Born in Halifax.

He was a plumber of 45 Haley Hill [1881] / a plumber [1891, 1901] / a plumber & glazier [1911].

In [Q2] 1881, he married Jane Boyd at Halifax Parish Church.

Jane was the daughter of
George Boyd

They lived at

  • 75 Haley Hill, Northowram [1891]
  • 11 Ripon Terrace, Halifax [1901]
  • 9 Ellen Royd Street, Haley Hill, Halifax [1911]

Living with them [in 1901] were Mary Emma Fowler [b 1886], Albert Morrison Fowler, and Ethel Fowler [b 1893], the children of Jane's sister Annie Fowler.

In 1911, Albert Fowler & Ethel Fowler [b 1893] (winder in worsted mill) were still living with them

Hall, WalterRef 148-7
[1886-19??] In 1920, he married Alice E Dixon in Halifax.


  1. Charles A. [b 1921]
  2. Granville [b 1923]
  3. Barbara [b 1925]
  4. Stanley [b 1928]
  5. Bessie [b 1929]

The children were all born in Halifax

Hall, WalterRef 148-17
[1896-1918] Son of Lockwood Hall.

He was a shop assistant with Brookes pawnbrokers in Woolshops [1911].

During World War I, he enlisted in the West Yorkshire Pioneers [November 1915] and served as a Corporal with the 21st Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He was badly wounded in both legs on the morning of Good Friday, and died of shock & loss of blood at 5:30 pm in the general hospital at Étaples [29th March 1918] (aged 22).

The Halifax Courier [6th April 1918] reported his death with a photograph.

He was buried at Étaples Military Cemetery, France [Grave Ref XXXIII A 6A].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Hilda's Church, Halifax

His brother Albert Edward also died in the War

Hall, WilliamRef 148-255
[17??-18??] Attorney at Cheapside, Halifax [1816]

Hall, WilliamRef 148-2847
[17??-18??] Of Halifax.

In January 1800, he was declared bankrupt

Hall, WilliamRef 148-797
[17??-18??] A Luddite from Hartshead. He was an apprentice at Jackson's cropping shop in Hightown. He was made redundant and later went to work at Wood's cropping shop in Huddersfield where he worked with George Mellor. He was an informer in the Rawfolds Mill case

Hall, WilliamRef 148-26

He married Sarah [1766-1825].

Sarah died 2nd December 1825 (aged 59).

William died 27th February 1830 (aged 73).

The couple were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland [Grave Ref: S1/92] with George Wood [1777-13th April 1822] of Knowltop

Hall, WilliamRef 148-27

He married Sarah [1766-1825].

Sarah died 2nd December 1825 (aged 59).

William Hall died 27th February 1830 (aged 73) 

The couple were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with George Wood

Hall, WilliamRef 148-334
[1767-1802] Halifax attorney.

He married Unknown.


  1. William
  2. child
  3. child
  4. child
  5. child
  6. child
  7. child
  8. child

He died at his lodgings in London after a short illness [December 1802]

Hall, WilliamRef 148-345
[1789-1???] Son of William Hall. He was articled to Lewis Alexander

Hall, WilliamRef 148-930
[1795-1859] A clothier on Soyland.

In 1859, his body was found with a rope tied around his neck and covered by a carpet. He had been robbed.

The inquest concluded that there was insufficient evidence to prove wilful murder, and no-one was ever charged with the crime

Hall, WilliamRef 148-2691
[18??-18??] Road contractor and well-sinker at Ovenden Cross [1861]

Hall, WilliamRef 148-29
[1850-1913] Born in Ovenden [21st May 1850].

He was a labourer [1870] / landlord of the Old Hand & Tankard, Wheatley [1905, 1912].

On 22nd October 1870, he married Mary Holdsworth [1848-1917] in Halifax.

Mary was born in Ovenden [18th December 1848]


  1. Sarah Hannah [b 1870]
  2. Henrietta [1875-1877]
  3. John [b 1877]
  4. Holdsworth [b 1880]
  5. Ellen [b 1882]
  6. George Henry [1885-1887]
  7. Agnes [1885-1886]
  8. Wilson [b 1889]

William died in the Poor Law Hospital [20th January 1913].

Mary died in Pellon [21st August 1917].

The couple were buried at Illingworth Church

Hall, William HenryRef 148-6032
[1846-1???] Son of Edward Hall.

He married Susannah Broadbent [1851-1???] from Norland.


  1. Fred [1878]
  2. Ernest [1879-1943]

The family lived at Butts Green, Warley

Hall, William HenryRef 148-1535
[1864-19??] Born in Sowerby.

Around 1885, he established a tobacconist, bookseller, stationer and newsagents at Ryburn Buildings, Sowerby Bridge. The business sold a range of popular tobaccos

He was a book seller & stationer (employer) [1891] / a book seller, newsagent, stationer (employer) [1901] / a book seller, newsagent, stationer (own account) [1911].

In 1884, he married Mary Ann Greenwood [1863-19??] in Halifax.

Mary Ann was born in Sowerby.

She was assisting in the business [1911]



  1. Lettie [b 1886] who was a newsagent's assistant [1901] & married [Halifax Q1 1911] Fred Helliwell

They lived at

  • 53 Sowerby Street, Sowerby Bridge [1891]
  • 23 Gladstone Buildings, Sowerby Bridge [1901]
  • 2 Sowerby New Road, Sowerby Bridge [1911]

Living with them [in 1901] was William Henry's widowed mother Ann Hall [b 1837]

Hall, Willie WrayRef 148-20
[1884-1918] Born in Heckmondwike.

He worked for R. & J. Holroyd Limited at Holywell Brook.

He lived at Meltham, then at Old Earth, Elland.

During World War I, he enlisted with the West Riding Regiment, then he served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment.

He was killed in action in France / Flanders [8th October 1918].

He was buried at Glageon Communal Cemetery Extension, France [Grave Ref II D 8].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Paul's Methodist Church, Elland


The Hall familyRef 148-2105
Owned Boothtown House.

The family established the Booth Town Charity.

In 1802, they built almshouses and a school in the area


Hall surnameRef 148-1

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are 85 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Hall, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Hall

Baptism 1834; Marriages 1862, 1894, 1907; Death 1900


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