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Halstead, AbrahamRef 178-534
[1570-1612] A clothier at Northowram. He was a member of the Halstead family of Halifax.

On 5th September 1595, he married Susan Whitley.

Children:

  1. Grace
  2. Abraham [1600-1651] who died in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  3. Susanna [1603-1669] who died in Massachusetts
  4. Joseph [bapt 1607]
  5. Jeremy [1609-16??]
  6. Jonas

The family are also recorded in Ovenden

Halstead, AlbertRef 178-15
[1886-1917] Son of Mrs Mary Ann Halstead of 7 Wards End, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 15th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died 3rd May 1917 (aged 31).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [Grave Ref 5], and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Halstead, AlfredRef 178-3886
[1846-1899] Son of Joseph Halstead.

Born in Stainland / Sowerby Bridge.

He was a woollen feeder [1861] / a butcher [1871] / inn keeper of the Bay Horse, Stainland [1881] / a coal merchant's labourer, late butcher [1891]

In 1871, he married Ellen Kershaw [1852-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Ellen, of Greetland, was the daughter of coal merchant Philip Kershaw
 

Children:

  1. Joe [b 1872] who was a woollen warp dresser [1891]
  2. Tom [b 1876] who was a woollen cloth finisher [1891], a carrier [1901]
  3. Mary [b 1880]
  4. Edith [b 1882] who was a cloth burler woollen [1901]
  5. Wilfred [b 1888] who was a cloth finisher woollen [1901]
  6. Annie [b 1892]

The family lived at

  • Green Style, Stone, Fixby, Halifax [1891]
  • 41 Burn Road, Lindley-cum-Quarmby, Huddersfield [1901]

He succeeded his father as inn keeper of the Bay Horse, Stainland. In March 1882, there was a meeting of his creditors and resolutions were passed for liquidation

Halstead, AndrewRef 178-24
[1866-1924] Son of Hiram Halstead.

He was a paper mill operative [1881] / a cotton spinner [1891].

He and his brothers Oliver, David, and John are said to have been the first people in Ripponden to learn shorthand.

Andrew served with the British Army in Egypt during the Mahdist War [1881-1899].

He and his 5 brothers emigrated to America. It is said that they all escaped from old Hiram by climbing out of the privy window in the middle of the night.

Andrew disappeared after going to try his luck in the Alaskan Gold Rush

Halstead, AquillaRef 178-32
[1846-1907] Born in Halifax.

Landlord of the Crispin, Halifax [1891]

In [Q4] 1889, he married Caroline Shaw [1853-1???] in Halifax.


Caroline was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Harry S. [b 1884] who is recorded as having a spinal defect [1891]
  2. Aquilla S. [b 1890]

Halstead, ArthurRef 178-688
[1886-1918] Son of Sarah & James Halstead of 12 Laneside Street, Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 12th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He died 13th April 1918 (aged 32).

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium, and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Halstead, ArthurRef 178-9
[1894-1917] MC, AM.

Son of Elijah Halstead.

He was a clerk at newspaper office [1911]. He worked for newspapers in Nuneaton before joining the Halifax Guardian and the Yorkshire Observer.

During World War I, he served as a Lieutenant with the 10th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was awarded the Military Cross [1917] for


leading an attack at Hill 60, and capturing a machine-gun position, though injured at the knee
 

He was killed [1st August 1917] (aged 23) when he was a bombing instructor and attempted to kick a grenade away from trainees, sustaining multiple wounds to his legs.

He was awarded a posthumous Albert Medal.

He was buried at Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, France [Grave Ref IV C 83].

He is remembered with a CWGC headstone at Illingworth Moor Wesleyan Chapel in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint George's Church, Lee Mount

Halstead, ArthurRef 178-10
[1909-1944] Son of Sarah & Ben Halstead.

Born in Elland.

In 1937, he married Constance Thornber [1909-1999] in Halifax.

They lived at 12 Cross Hills Mount, Greetland.

During World War II, he served as a Leading Aircraftman with the 265th Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He died 20th August 1944 (aged 35).

He is remembered on the Alamein Memorial, Egypt [Grave Ref 282], and on the Memorial at Clay House, Greetland. Probate records show that he left effects valued at £476 0/5d.

Administration was granted to his widow Constance

Halstead, BannisterRef 178-3587
[1781-1853] Of Hebden Bridge.

Son of William Halstead.

He was a shuttle maker [1841]. See Bannister Halstead & Company.

On 27th December 1807, he married (1) Sarah Chatburn [1786-1838] at St Thomas à Becket, Heptonstall.

On 27th December 1807, he married (1) Sarah Chatburn [1786-1838].

at Heptonstall.


Sarah came from Stansfield
 

Children:

  1. John
  2. Elizabeth [b 1811]
  3. Henry [b 1813]
  4. James [1815-1868]
  5. Bannister
  6. Amelia [b 1821] who married Mr Duck and had a son Thomas [b 1841]
  7. Handel

On 12th July 1841, he married (2) Sarah Halton [1796-18??] from Stansfield, at Halifax Parish Church.

The family lived at Hebden Bridge Lane [1841]

Halstead, BannisterRef 178-3589
[1817-1883] Son of Bannister Halstead.

Born in Hebden Bridge.

He was a shuttle maker [1851, 1871] / a partner in James, Bannister & Handel Halstead [1853] / B. & H. Halstead [until 1872] / Bannister Halstead & Company / a gentleman [1881].

On 24th July 1845, he married (1) Nancy Bradbury [1817-1864] at Halifax Parish Church.


Nancy a silk twister, came from Heptonstall
 

Children:

  1. Bannister [1852-1852]
  2. John Arthur [b 1858]

Nancy died in 1864.

In 1865, he married (2) Isabella Taylor [1820-1908] in Halifax.


Isabella came from Blackpool
 

The family lived at

  • New Road Bottom, Hebden Bridge [1851, 1861]
  • Hanging Royd Lane, Hebden Bridge [1871]
  • Lytham, Lancashire [1881]
  • 35 Back Raglan Street, Halifax [1891, 1901]
  • 3 Haugh Shaw Road, Halifax [1908] where Isabella died

He died at St Annes on Sea.

Bannister & Nancy were buried at Hebden Bridge Parish Church

Halstead, DavidRef 178-21
[1864-1???] Son of Hiram Halstead.

He was a cotton piecer [1881].

He and his brothers Oliver, Andrew, and John are said to have been the first people in Ripponden to learn shorthand.

He and his 5 brothers emigrated to America. It is said that they all escaped from old Hiram by climbing out of the privy window in the middle of the night.

David married in America and had a child

Halstead, EdgarRef 178-3332
[18??-19??] ARCO, ALCM.

Organist at Castle Grove United Free Methodist Church, Todmorden.

In March 1912, he moved to Higher Broughton, Manchester

Halstead, EdwardRef 178-377
[18??-19??] Of Eastwood, Todmorden.

In [Q1] 1907, he married Hannah Peel in Todmorden.

Children:

  1. Joan

Halstead, Edward SchofieldRef 178-758
[1897-1917] Son of Harry Schofield Halstead.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)

He died 26th November 1917 (aged 20).

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 42-47 & 162], and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Halstead, ElijahRef 178-16
[1854-1915] Son of Robert Halstead, watchman.

Born in Halifax.

He was a police officer of Halifax [1874] / a police constable [living with his uncle David Halstead [b 1834] (wire drawer) at 41 Cairo Street, Warrington, Lancashire 1881] / a wire labourer [1891] / a labourer (wire mill) [1901, 1911].

In [Q3] 1874, he married Sarah Ann Farrar [1854-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah Ann, of Ovenden, was the daughter of James Farrar, mason
 

Children:

  1. Leonard [b 1875] who was a solicitor's clerk [1891]
  2. Hannah Jane [b 1877] who was a hosier [1891], a coating mender [1901, 1911]
  3. Emily [b 1880] who was a hosier [1891], a winder woollen [1901]
  4. Hilda [b 1882]
  5. Esther [b 1885] who was a silk spinner [1901], a silk winder [1911]
  6. Rose Ann [b 1887] who was a worsted doffer [1901], a worsted beamer [1911]
  7. Arthur

The family lived at

  • 26 Brickfield, Ovenden [1881]
  • 78 Shroggs Road, Ovenden [1891]
  • 8 Buxton Street, Lee Mount, Halifax [1901, 1911]

Elijah died in Halifax in 1915 (aged 61) 

Halstead, FredRef 178-4
[1894-1982] Born in Elland.

He was a driller [1920].

On 25th January 1919, he married Mary Walker [1892-1970] in Greetland.


Mary was born in Elland
 

Children:

  1. Leonard

The family lived at 139 Park Road, Elland [1920].

The family emigrated to Australia [10th March 1921].

They lived in Petersham, NSW, Australia [1941]

Halstead, Rev Frederick M.Ref 178-168
[1866-19??] Born in Blackburn [Q2 1866].

He was a Wesleyan Methodist minister at Todmorden [1907, 1911].

In [Q3] 1898, he married either Elizabeth Clack or Ada Wells in Blackburn.

They lived at 14 Woodlands, Todmorden [1911]

Halstead, GeorgeRef 178-19
[1831-1912] Born in Erringden [28th July 1831].

Landlord of the Robin Hood, Cragg Vale [1871, 1894]

On 13th January 1868, he married Mary Ann Newell [1837-1912] in Halifax.


Mary Ann was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Robert

The family lived at 1 Stocks Lane [1912].

Mary Ann died 12th June 1912.

George died 4th July 1912.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £1,213 1/11d to George Isaac Hartley (joiner).

The couple were buried at St Michael's Church, Mytholmroyd

Halstead, GeorgeRef 178-840
[1???-1631] An Erringden clothier.

His family were the first to be affected by the outbreak of the plague in May 1631

Halstead, GeorgeRef 178-3599
[1801-1???] Born in Erringden.

He was a farmer [1841] / a farmer of 16 acres [1851] / a farmer of 30 acres [1861] / a farmer of 16 acres [1871, 1881]

He married Elizabeth [1801-1878] from Stansfield.

Children:

  1. Robert [b 1826]
  2. John [b 1830]
  3. Hannah [1830-1875] who married John Hartley
  4. William
  5. Ellen [b 1836]
  6. Stephen
  7. Mary [b 1838]

The family lived at

  • Thorp, Erringden [1841]
  • Cruttonstall, Hebden Bridge [1851, 1861, 1871]

Halstead, GeorgeRef 178-548
[1834-1876] Born in Sowerby.

He was a cotton spinner [1859].

On 28th August 1859, he married Grace Hollas in Halifax.


Grace was the daughter of
John Hollas
 

Children:

  1. Henrietta
  2. Elizabeth [1863-1996] who married Thomas Dodgson
  3. Ann [b 1866] who married Frederick Barrett
  4. Sarah Jane [1867-1943] who married Charles Uttley Greenwood
  5. Mary [b 1870]

Halstead, GeorgeRef 178-27
[1856-1931] Son of Hiram Halstead.

He was a cotton piecener [1871].

He and his 5 brothers emigrated to America. It is said that they all escaped from old Hiram by climbing out of the privy window in the middle of the night.

George went to Boston.

He married Elizabeth Woodward.

They had no children.

He died in Lowell, Massachusetts [24th September 1931]

Halstead, George HenryRef 178-1749
[1848-1920] Born in Soyland.

He was a rag and shoddy dealer [1881] / a shoddy manufacturer (employer) [1891, 1901] / a partner in G. H. & J. Halstead.

On 28th February 1877, he married Matilda Allison [1853-1948] at Halifax Parish Church.


Matilda was born 23rd July 1853, and came from Greetland
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Elizabeth [1877-1893]
  2. Joe [1878-1906] who was a bookkeeper in a shoddy mill [1901]
  3. Benjamin [1880-1944] who was an overlooker in a shoddy mill [1901], a shoddy manufacturer [1920]
  4. John Henry
  5. Agnes [1885-1960] who married Joe Brearley
  6. Florence Hettie [1890-1992]

The family lived at

  • Maude's Buildings, Elland [1881]
  • 2 Gibraltar Row, Elland [1891]
  • Bank Bottom, Elland [1901]
  • Rochester Place, Elland [1905]
  • 5 Rochester Place, Savile Road, Elland [1911]

George Henry died 2nd February 1920 (aged 71).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £17,293 11/6d.

Probate was granted to his widow Matilda, children Benjamin, Agnes Brearley, and Florence Hettie.

Matilda died 24th March 1948.

Members of the family were buried at St Thomas's Church, Greetland

Halstead, George HenryRef 178-7
[1859-19??] Born in Ripponden / Soyland.

He was a cotton carder [1881] / a silk carder [1881, 1891, 1901].

He married Mary [1857-19??]


Mary was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Mary Hannah [b 1870] who was a silk drawer [1891]
  2. Emily [b 1872] who was a silk drawer [1891], a cotton carder [1901]
  3. Frank [b 1874] who was a silk dresser [1891]
  4. Arthur [b 1876] who was a silk dresser [1891, 1901]
  5. Fred [b 1878] who was a silk twiner [1891], a twiner piecer cotton [1901]
  6. Herbert [b 1880] who was a cotton twiner [1891], a garden labourer [1901] and served in World War I
  7. Walker [b 1882] who was a cotton twiner piecer [1901]
  8. Walter
  9. Evelyn [b 1887] who was a silk long spinner [1901]

The family lived at

  • 2 Mark Mitchell's Buildings, Ovenden [1881]
  • Booth's Buildings, Mill Bank, Sowerby [1881]
  • Victoria Terrace, Mill Bank, Sowerby [1891, 1901]

Halstead, GraceRef 178-557
[1597-1633] Daughter of Abraham Halstead.

Baptised 16th March 1597.

She married Michael Barstow

Halstead, HagarRef 178-1742
[1830-1915] Son of John Halstead.

Born in Barkisland.

In census returns and other sources, his name is written Agar and Agur.

He was partner in Hagar Halstead & Sons / a fuller [1851] / a woollen worker [1861] / a cloth finisher [1871] / a woollen manufacturer [1881] / a woollen manufacturer & employer [1891] / a woollen manufacturer [1901] / a woollen manufacturer at Marshall Hall Mills, Elland [1905] / a retired woollen manufacturer [1911].

In 1852, he married Elizabeth daughter of William Lee Evers.

Children:

  1. Ruth [b 1855]
  2. Mary [b 1857]
  3. Emma [b 1859]
  4. Albert [b 1861] who became a woollen spinner [1881]
  5. John [b 1864] who became a woollen spinner [1881]
  6. Tom [b 1866] who became a woollen cloth finisher [1891]
  7. George [b 1868] who became a mechanic, turner and fitter [1891]
  8. Hannah Elizabeth [b 1870] who was a sick nurse [1911]

The family lived at

  • Springs, Midgley [1861]
  • Clough Terrace, Bolton Brow, Sowerby Bridge [1871]
  • Halifax Road, Elland with Greetland [1881]
  • 32 Elizabeth Street, Elland [1891]
  • 81 Langdale Street, Elland [1901]
  • 7 Charles Street, Elland [1911]

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

He died at 7 Charles Street, Elland [1915].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £4,116 6/6d

Halstead, HandelRef 178-3586
[1823-1899] Son of Bannister Halstead.

Born in Stansfield [12th December 1823].

He was a master shuttle maker [1851] / a partner in James, Bannister & Handel Halstead [until 1853] / B. & H. Halstead [until 1872] / Bannister Halstead & Company / a shuttle maker [1861, 1871] / a shuttle maker employing 7 men and 1 boy [1881] / a shuttle maker [1891].

He established Handel Halstead & Sons.

In 1844, he married Hannah Horsfall [1825-1910] from Stansfield, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. John
  2. William Henry
  3. Sarah J. [1850]
  4. Mary Hannah [b 1853]
  5. Bannister [b 1854]
  6. Elizabeth Ann [b 1858]
  7. Clara [b 1864]

The family lived at

  • Bridge Lane, Hebden Bridge [1851]
  • High Street, Hebden Bridge Lane, Hebden Bridge [1861]
  • Hanging Royd Lane, Hebden Bridge [1871]
  • Bridge Street, Hebden Bridge [1881]
  • 35 Melbourne Street, Hebden Bridge [1891]

Halstead, Harry SchofieldRef 178-969
[1866-1916] In [Q2] 1890, he married Sarah Ellen Rostron [1869-1942] in Todmorden.

Children:

  1. Edward

The family lived at 4 Church Street, Harley Wood, Todmorden

Halstead, HenriettaRef 178-633
[1859-1924] Daughter of George Halstead.

On 29th June 1878, she married (1) William Buckley.

William died 23rd October 1901.

Henrietta was landlady of the Shepherds' Rest, Sowerby Bridge [1901-1902], landlady of the Dusty Miller, Sowerby Bridge [1904], and landlady of the Woodman, Luddendenfoot [1908-1910].

In [Q3] 1910, she married (2) Joseph Butterworth

Halstead, HerbertRef 178-772
[1???-194?] Of Todmorden.

During World War II, he served with the Royal Welsh Fusiliers.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Halstead, HerbertRef 178-3595
[1869-1???] Son of John Halstead.

Like others in his family, he was a gardener [1891]

Halstead, HiramRef 178-20
[1829-1901] Son of Joseph Halstead.

He was a cotton spinner [1871] / a farmer of 8½ acres [1881] / a retired cotton spinner [1901].

On 27th August 1854, he married Leah Riley in Halifax.


Leah was the daughter of Isaac Riley
 

Children:

  1. George
  2. Joseph
  3. Susey [1860-1890] who was a part-timer / cotton piecener [1871], a cotton card room hand [1881], & married John Siddall
  4. Oliver
  5. David
  6. Andrew
  7. John
  8. Mary [1872-18th October 1965] who was a cotton reeler [1891], a cotton winder [1901], & married Shaw Gledhill

The family lived at

  • Copperas Row, Elland-cum-Greetland [1871]
  • Bankhouse Head, Soyland [1881]
  • Moor Farm Cottages, Bankhouse Head, Soyland [1891]
  • Moor Farm, Soyland [1901]

Sons Oliver, David, Andrew & John are said to have been the first people in Ripponden to learn shorthand.

All 6 sons emigrated to America. It is said that they all escaped from old Hiram by climbing out of the privy window in the middle of the night.

Hiram died in Ripponden [13th April 1901] (aged 72).

Leah died 9th March 1916.

The couple were buried at Ebenezer Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Soyland

Halstead, IrvingRef 178-5
[1891-1958]

On 16th October 1915, he married (1) Laura Beatrice Taylor [1885-1951] at Elland Parish Church.


Laura Beatrice was the daughter of
George Taylor
 

Laura Beatrice died Q1 1951.

In [Q3] 1951, he married (2) Violet Shaw at Calder

Halstead, JamesRef 178-3133
[15??-16??] Yeoman of Bache, Warley. His will was recorded on 1st March 1650

Halstead, JamesRef 178-17
[1779-18??] Born in Scammonden.

In 1851, he was a widower and a beer seller at an unidentified beerhouse at 10 Milk Street, Halifax.


Question: Does anyone know which beerhouse this may have been?

 

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Sarah [b 1824] who married Henry Horsfall [b 1824] (plumber & glazier) 

Halstead, JamesRef 178-3592
[18??-1???] A firer-up at a Halifax cotton mill.

In 1869, Francis Dean was charged with

having feloniously administered a noxious thing

to Halstead at the Green Tree beerhouse in Halifax.

Halstead, his wife and some friends had gone into the beerhouse. Halstead went to the toilets and found Dean there with a bottle of liquid which he forced Halstead to drink. When Halstead had done so, Dean said

Thou'll be dead as a bloody stone before morning

Halstead became sick and deadly pale, and a doctor recognised tetanic convulsions and symptoms of strychnine poisoning. Dean was sentenced to 6 months' imprisonment.

Halstead subsequently suffered from fits

Halstead, JamesRef 178-3590
[1815-1868] Son of Bannister Halstead. He was a partner in James, Bannister & Handel Halstead [1853]

Halstead, JoanRef 178-391
[1916-19??] Younger daughter of Edward Halstead.

During World War II, she served as Captain Joan Halstead with the Royal Army Medical Corps.

In July 1943, her engagement was announced to Lieutenant Harland Rees RAMC of Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

In June 1947, she married Donald Morton Dunn in Todmorden.


Dr Dunn MBE, MB, BS came from Surrey
 

Halstead, JohnRef 178-222
[1???-18??] An important figure in Sowerby Bridge Methodism.

He was master at Gainest Cottage Sunday School, King Cross

He ran a school in Halifax [around 1828]

Halstead, JohnRef 178-11
[17??-18??] He served with the 2nd Battalion 84th Foot York & Lancaster Regiment in the Peninsular War

Halstead, JohnRef 178-3583
[1786-18??] Of Barkisland.

He was a wool comber [1841] / a farmer of 14 acres [1851]

He married Mary Greenroyde [1796-18??].

Children:

  1. Samuel
  2. Thomas
  3. John [b 1826]
  4. Mary [b 1826]
  5. Alice [b 1827]
  6. William [b 1829]
  7. Agur

The 2 brothers Samuel and Thomas married 2 Holroyd sisters.

The family lived at

  • High Lee Top, Barkisland [1841]
  • Norland Town [1851]

Living with them [in 1841] were son Samuel Halstead and family.

He was dead by 1871

Halstead, JohnRef 178-3588
[1808-18??] Son of Bannister Halstead.

Born in Heptonstall.

On 8th September 1834, he married Mary Lord [1811-1???] at Heptonstall.

Children:

  1. Lord [1837-1891]
  2. William [b 1838]
  3. John [1840-1889]

Halstead, JohnRef 178-3283
[1833-1896] Son of Richard Halstead.

He was a journeyman gardener [1851] / a gardener [1861] / a nurseryman employing 4 labourers [1871] / a nurseryman with 1 acre [1881].

Around 1870, he established John Halstead & Sons.

In 1851 [?], he married Hannah Robinson? [1833-18??] in Halifax. John was a widower by 1891.

Children:

  1. Richard
  2. Ada [b 1863]
  3. Jane [b 1864]
  4. Herbert [b 1869]

The family lived at

  • Hollins, Stansfield [1861]
  • Toad Carr, Stansfield [1871]
  • 7 Newton Green, Stansfield [1881, 1891]

He was dead by 1900

Halstead, JohnRef 178-1767
[1844-1906] Son of Handel Halstead.

Born in Stansfield.

He was a shuttle manufacturer [1881] / a shuttle maker [1891] / a shuttle manufacturer [1901] / a partner in Handel Halstead & Son

He married Mary Elizabeth from Walsden.

Children:

  1. John F. [b 1873]
  2. Ann Rebecca [b 1874]
  3. Florence G. [b 1883]

The family lived at

  • Hanging Royd Lane, Hebden Bridge [1871]
  • Bridge Street, Hebden Bridge [1881]
  • 58 Market Street, Hebden Bridge [1891]
  • Uplands, Hebden Bridge [1901, 1905]

Halstead, JohnRef 178-26
[1871-1???] Son of Hiram Halstead.

He and his brothers Oliver, David, and Andrew are said to have been the first people in Ripponden to learn shorthand.

He and his 5 brothers emigrated to America. It is said that they all escaped from old Hiram by climbing out of the privy window in the middle of the night.

John burned to death after his celluloid stiffened collar caught fire

Halstead, JohnRef 178-3
[1892-1900] Born in Elland.

He was a power loom overlooker (woollen) [1861] / a woollen manufacturer (employer) [1891] / a woollen manufacturer [1900].

In 1851, he married Martha Jessop [1828-1866] in Halifax.


Martha was born in Kirkheaton
 

Children:

  1. Mary Jane [b 1853]
  2. Elizabeth A. [b 1854]
  3. Harriet [1856-1933] who was a tobacconist [1891]
  4. Selina [b 1861]
  5. David Jessop [1864-1920]

Martha died Q2 1866 (aged 38).

In [Q2] 1868, he married (2) Grace Kaye in Halifax.


Grace was born in Stainland, the daughter of
Robert Kaye
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Hannah [b 1870] who was a teacher of music [1891]
  2. John Edward [b 1877] who was a dyer [1900]
  3. Minnie [1882-1972]

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1861] were Grace's siblings: Hannah Jessop [b 1839] (powerloom worker) [1900] & Samuel Jessop [b 1842] (twister in cotton) [1861].

John died 14th October 1900.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £6,994 9/1d.

Probate was granted to his widow Grace, son John Edward, and Benjamin Sutcliffe (cotton manufacturer) 

Halstead, John EdwardRef 178-1750
[1830-19??] Born in Elland.

He was a woollen manufacturer (employer) [1881, 1891] / partner in William Briggs & Company.

He married Grace [1842-1???]


Grace was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Harriet [b 1856] who was a woollen weaver [1881], a tobacconist [1891]
  2. David J. [b 1865] who was a woollen weaver [1881]
  3. Sarah H. [b 1871] who was a teacher of music [1891]
  4. John Edward [b 1876] who was a cotton yarn dyer [1901]
  5. Florence Jane [b 1877]
  6. Minnie [b 1883]

The family lived at

  • Langdale Street, Elland [1881, 1891]
  • Melrose Terrace, Elland [1905]

Halstead, John HenryRef 178-13
[1883-1918] Son of George Henry Halstead.

He was an overlooker in the family's shoddy mill [1901]

On 16th May 1907, he married Annie Longhorn [1884-19??] at Elland Parish Church.


Annie was born in Low Moor, Bradford
 

Children:

  1. Mildred [b 1907]
  2. Mabel [b 1911]

They lived at 62 Elizabeth Street, Elland.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd/5th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He was killed in action in Elland on the Somme [27th March 1918] (aged 34).

He is remembered on the family grave at St Thomas's Church, Greetland, on the Arras Memorial, France [Grave Ref 7], on Elland War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Elland

Halstead, John PaulRef 178-1538
[1839-1893] Born in Huddersfield.

Around 1873, he established a wheelwright and carriage building business in Sowerby Bridge.

He was a wheelwright [1861, 1871] / a wheelwright employing 5 men [1881] / a wheelwright employer [1891]

In 1862, he married Merab Pickles [1841-1922] from Norland, in Halifax. In census returns and other sources, her name is written Mena, Muab and Meral.

Children:

  1. William Henry [b 1873] who was also a wheelwright [1891]
  2. John Aubrey [b 1877] who was a blacksmith striker [1911]
  3. Ernest Wilfred [b 1879]

The family lived at

  • Scar Road, Norland [1871]
  • West Street, Sowerby Bridge [1881]
  • 10 Victoria Road, Norland [1891]
  • 7 Sowerby New Road, Egremont Street, Sowerby Bridge [1901]
  • 5 Vale Street, Sowerby Bridge [1911]

Halstead, John WilliamRef 178-105
[1863-1891] A butcher at Dale Street Co-operative Society who murdered Clara Law.

Halstead and Clara had been engaged, but this had been broken off. He had been walking-out with Miss Mary Hodson. When questioned by police, he said that he had not been out with Clara for 5 years.

When the police went to his home in Castle Hill on the 5th August 1891, to talk to Halstead, he escaped through the back door, jumped over the wall on to the railway track and jumped in front of a train coming out of Horsfall Tunnel. His body was completely cut in two.

On his death, a letter was found in his pocket

Dear father, brother, and sisters, and my dear Mary,

I intend committing suicide, as it appears to me they intend to swear my life away. It appears to me, although I am innocent, that they are all against me. She has been constantly trying to scandalize me, but this shall be final. Do not put any blame upon anyone; I will take it all myself ...

... In referring to me dear Mary, I hope she may be looked upon as an angel. There is no blame attached to her in any way.

The inquest returned a verdict that Halstead had committed suicide by throwing himself under the wheels of a railway engine

Halstead, John WilliamRef 178-696
[1893-1916] Son of Richard Halstead.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed in Elland on the first day of the Battle of the Somme [1st July 1916] (aged 23).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [Grave Ref 6A & 6B], and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Halstead, JonasRef 178-2584
[1611-1683] Youngest son of Abraham Halstead. In 1635, he emigrated to America and lived in Connecticut before moving to New York. He became a land speculator. He died in Queens, New York

See Bill Gates

Halstead, JonasRef 178-29
[1838-1894]

He married Sarah [1839-1895].

Jonas died 13th March 1894 (aged 56).

Sarah died 9th March 1895 (aged 56).

The couple were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Halstead, JosephRef 178-3885
[1801-1871] Born in Longwood.

He was inn keeper of the Bay Horse, Stainland [1841] / a farmer of 7 acres [1851] / inn keeper of the Bay Horse, Stainland [1851, 1861, 1871].

He married Nancy [1802-1876].


Nancy came from Holmfirth
 

Children:

  1. Joseph [b 1827]
  2. Ann [b 1829] who married John Thomas
  3. Mary [b 1832] who was employed at home [1851]
  4. Harriot [b 1834] who was a woollen piecer [1851] & married Emmanuel Pogson
  5. John [b 1837] who was a woollen piecer [1851], a woollen slubber [1861]
  6. Jane [b 1840] who was a burler [1861]
  7. Hannah [b 1843]
  8. Alfred

Living with the family [in 1861] at the Bay Horse were daughter Harriet and husband Emmanuel, and widowed daughter Anne and family.

Living with the family [in 1871] at the Bay Horse were daughter Harriet and family.

After Joseph's death, his son Alfred succeeded him at the Bay Horse

Halstead, JosephRef 178-22
[1803-1876] Son of William Halstead.

On 24th June 1823, he married Mary Wilson [1805-1873].


Mary was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. William
  2. Rachel Wilson (Halstead) [1828-1889] who married Joseph Walsh
  3. Hiram

Mary died in Soyland [19th December 1873] (aged 69).

Joseph died in Soyland [3rd November 1876] (aged 73).

Members of the family were buried at Stones Methodist Church, Soyland [Grave 60]

Halstead, JosephRef 178-28
[1858-1???] Son of Hiram Halstead.

He was a cotton piecener [1871].

He and his 5 brothers emigrated to America. It is said that they all escaped from old Hiram by climbing out of the privy window in the middle of the night.

He married, and had children

Halstead, LeonardRef 178-12
[1919-1941] Son of Fred Halstead.

Born in Elland [18th November 1919].

During World War II, he served as a Driver with the A. I. F. HQ 1st Armoured Brigade Australian Armoured Corps.

He died accidentally in Australia [24th October 1941].

He was buried at Rookwood Necropolis, Sydney [Grave Ref 496]

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial

Halstead, OliverRef 178-25
[1862-1935] Son of Hiram Halstead.

Born in Mirfield [25th June 1862].

He was an apprentice painter [1881].

He and his brothers David, Andrew, and John are said to have been the first people in Ripponden to learn shorthand.

He and his 5 brothers emigrated to America. It is said that they all escaped from old Hiram by climbing out of the privy window in the middle of the night.

In 1889, he married Annie in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Children:

  1. child
  2. child
  3. child

Oliver died in 1935 (aged 73).

He was buried at Lawrence, Massachusetts

Halstead, ReubenRef 178-35
[1853-1923] Son of William Halstead.

Born in Stainland.

He was a cloth miller [1871] / a foreman cloth miller [1891] / a cloth miller (woollen) [1901] / a cloth miller (worsted) [1901].

Around 1881, he married Ruth [1858-1939].

Children:

  1. Tom who died 2nd May 1888 (aged 4 years) who was buried with his parents
  2. Sam [b 1886] who was a woollen piecer [1901]
  3. Lizzie [1888-21st June 1963] who was a woollen doffer [1901], a worsted yarn drawer [1911]
  4. Mary [b 1890] who was a weaver [1911]
  5. Elsie [1893-28th March 1957] who was a cotton winder [1911]
  6. Harry [b 1895] who was a cotton spinner piecer [1911]
  7. Lucy [b 1897] who was a worsted spinner piecer [1911]
  8. Willie [1898-12th October 1965] who was a worsted spinner doffer [1911]

The 1911 census shows that they had had 8 children of whom 6 were still alive at that time.

The family lived at

  • Sowood, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1891, 1901]
  • Knowl Top, Stainland [1911]

Reuben died 29th March 1923 (aged 69).

Ruth died 11th January 1939 (aged 81).

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

The children () were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland in a separate grave

Halstead, RichardRef 178-3594
[1793-1861] Born in Langfield.

He was an innkeeper [1841] / a carter [1851, 1861]


Question: Does anyone know which inn this may have been?

 

He married Hannah [1792-1869] from Langfield.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Robert

The family lived at

  • Burntacres Woodbottom, Todmorden [1841]
  • Dobroyd, Todmorden [1851]

Halstead, RichardRef 178-1695
[1860-19??] Son of John Halstead.

Born in Todmorden.

He was a gardener [1881] / a market gardener [1891] / a market gardener [1901] / a nurseryman with business at Holme Nursery, Todmorden [1905] / a jobbing gardener [1911]

In 1889, he married (1) Alice Sutcliffe [1866-1897] in Todmorden.

Children:

  1. Samuel Lee [b 1891]
  2. John William
  3. Alice Maud [b 1896]

In 1905, he married (2) Alice Gerra(r)d Lancaster [1881-19??] in Todmorden.

Children:

  1. Florence Mary [b 1898]
  2. Sydney [b 1906]
  3. Richard Hugh [b 1907]
  4. Gladys [b 1909]
  5. Clifford [b 1910]

The family lived at

  • 7 Newton Green, Todmorden (with his parents) [1881]
  • 5 Gate Bottom, Stansfield [1891]
  • 224 Burnley Road, Todmorden [1901]
  • 222 Burnley Road, Todmorden [1911]

Halstead, RobertRef 178-33
[1804-18??] Born in Halifax.

He was a dyer's labourer [1851].

Around 1837, he married Julia Ann [1814-18??].


Julia Ann was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Edith [b 1837] who was a worsted spinner [1851]
  2. Annie [b 1838] who was a worsted spinner [1851]
  3. Edmund [b 1843]
  4. Arthur [b 1845]
  5. child

The family lived at Union Street, Elland-cum-Greetland [1851]

Halstead, RobertRef 178-3596
[1813-18??] Born in Walsden.

He was a cotton weaver [1861].

He married Mary [1823-186?] from Langfield.

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1843]
  2. John [b 1847]
  3. Thomas
  4. Hannah [b 1852]
  5. Charles [b 1853]
  6. James [b 1855]
  7. Robert
  8. Mary [b 1860]

The family lived at Top o' th' Hill Farm, Walsden [1861]

Halstead, RobertRef 178-3295
[1836-1900] Son of Richard Halstead.

Born at Burntacres Woodbottom, Todmorden [10th August 1836].

He was an apprentice to a mechanic [1851] / a steam engine fitter [1861].

In 1858, he married Sarah Ellen Stansfield [1838-1???] in Rochdale.

Children:

  1. Annie [b 1860]
  2. Edgar
  3. Frank
  4. Norman
  5. Emily
  6. daughter who married Mr W. O. Lackland
  7. daughter who married Mr R. H. Reid

The family lived at 11 Haughton Street, Manchester [1861].

In 1865, the family moved to the Sandwich Islands (now known as Hawaii). He was a pioneer sugar planter in the Islands and realised the potential value of cane sugar to the islands. He was an influential figure in the commercial life of the islands. In partnership with Mr Gordon, he owned and managed the Waialua plantation of Oahu. He retired from business in 1898. He died in the islands and was buried in Makiki, Honolulu

Halstead, RobertRef 178-64
[1858-1930] Son of Robert Halstead.

Born in Walsden.

As a child (aged 8), he worked in the mill. He was self-educated and attended evening classes in and around Hebden Bridge and Todmorden. He was deeply concerned with adult education and with economic and social issues. With Albert Mansbridge, he founded the Workers' Educational Association [1903].

He was a cotton throstle doffer [1871], a cotton weaver [1881], a weaver with the Hebden Bridge Fustian Manufacturing Co-operative Society [1891], organising secretary of the Co-operative Federations [1901], and secretary of a co-operative productive society [1911].

He was (possibly) a member of the Calder Valley Poets.

In 1881, he married Martha Ann Barker [1856-1???] in Todmorden.

The family lived at

  • 49 Birks Terrace, Todmorden & Walsden [1891]
  • 39 Cambridge Street, Leicester [1901]
  • 17 Narbrough Road, Leicester [1911]

Halstead, RobertRef 178-3284
[1870-1897] Son of George Halstead.

He worked for Scratcherd & Company for about 9 years before becoming Landlord of the Robin Hood, Cragg Vale [1897].

On 24th September 1894, he married 1873-1?? at St John's Church, Cragg Vale.


Grace was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Maggie Halstead who was born in Cragg Vale [2nd April 1896]

Robert died at the Robin Hood [12th June 1897].

He was buried at St John's Church, Cragg Vale

Halstead, SamRef 178-14
[18??-1918]

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 23rd Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He died 21st March 1918.

He was buried at H.A.C. Cemetery, Ecoust-St.Mein, France [Grave Ref VI E 7].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Brunswick United Methodist Free Chapel, Halifax

Halstead, SamuelRef 178-3591
[1818-1898] Son of John Halstead.

Born in Soyland.

Baptised at Stones Wesleyan Chapel, Ripponden.

He was a comber [1839], licensee of the Foresters' Arms, Norland [1860], a farmer of 7 acres and beerseller [1871], and a retired beerhouse keeper [1881]

He was charged with having allowed gambling in his house – the Foresters' Arms – on Sunday, 5th February 1860. The house was described as

one in ill-repute in the neighbourhood

Halstead was fined £3, and he was told that, if he was brought upon again on such a charge, he would be fined £10.

In July 1860, he was fined £100 for adulterating his ale with grains of paradise and cocculus indicus. Druggist Joseph Brice Walton was charged with selling these to Halstead. The case for the prosecution rested on the evidence of Halstead, who stated that, on the 20th March he called at Walton's shop, and told him that he wanted something to put into his beer; it did not give satisfaction to his customers. He wanted something to make them drunk sooner. He was fined £100 as his previous offences were taken into account.

On 6th January 1839, he married Sarah, daughter of Thomas Holroyd, in Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Hannah [1840-1910] who married [1863] Alfred Broadbent [1840-1886]
  2. Grace [1842-1896] who married [1875] John Walsh [1836-1899]
  3. Eliza [1845-1884] who married [1864] William Whiteley [1834-1895]
  4. Moses [b 1846] who was a woollen weaver [1861]
  5. Harriet [1847-1918] who married [1867] Luke Hoyle [1843-1912]
  6. Aaron [1850-1861]
  7. Nancy / Nanny [1855-1912] who married [1873] Richard Longbottom [1853-1916]
  8. Ruth [1857-1949] who married [1879] Peter Rawnsley [1858-1899]
  9. Lavinia [1860-1930] who married [1883] Alfred Platt [1862-1916]

The family lived at

  • 1 Moor End, Norland [1861]
  • Stormer Hill, Norland [1871]
  • Clough Head, Norland [1881, 1891]

In 1841, Samuel, Sarah and daughter Hannah were staying with Samuel's parents at High Lee Top, Barkisland.

He died in Wakefield. Members of the family were buried at St Luke's Church, Norland

Halstead, StephenRef 178-3323
[1841-1908] Son of George Halstead.

Born at Cruttonstall.

He was a joiner and cabinet maker [1861] / partner in Halstead Brothers [1908] / an officer at Eastwood Congregational Church / Master of the Prince George Lodge [1893?].

In 1863, he married Emma Fielden in Todmorden.

Children:

  1. Sarah E. [b 1866]
  2. Josiah [b 1873]
  3. Betsy [b 1875]
  4. Fred [b 1878]
  5. Edward [1880-1???]
  6. Caroline [b 1883] who married Edmund S. Peel

He collapsed and died whilst unloading timber at the works.

He was buried at Eastwood Congregational Church

Halstead, SykesRef 178-31
[1869-1954] Son of Elizabeth Halstead [b Ripponden 1834].

Born in Greetland / Wyke.


In 1871, Sykes and his mother (housekeeper) were living at Wyke with Godfrey Kershaw [b 1822] & family
 

Sykes was a butter & egg assistant [1891] / a butter & egg merchant (own account) [1901].

In [Q3] 1892, he married Eleanor Sharp [1872-19??] in North Bierley.


Eleanor was born in Farnley
 

Children:

  1. Ada [b 1894] who was a milliner's assistant [1911]
  2. Maurice [b 1897] who was working in piece room (worsted weaving mill) [1911]

The family lived at 2 Oddy Street, Dudley Hill, Bradford [1901, 1911].

On 16th October 1925, Eleanor bought the Junction, Bradshaw from John Sutcliffe.

Sykes was landlord of the Junction, Bradshaw [1925, 1926].

Eleanor sold the pub to Richard Whitaker's on the 2nd December 1926.

An Eleanor Halstead died In Spen Valley District [Q1 1941] (aged 67) 

Sykes died Q4 1954 (aged 85) 

Halstead, ThomasRef 178-3872
[1826-18??] Son of John Halstead.

In 1843, he married Nancy Holroyd in Halifax.


Nancy was the daughter of Thomas Holroyd
 

Halstead, ThomasRef 178-3597
[1849-1???] Son of Robert Halstead.

He was a cotton throstle doffer [1861] / a cotton throstle overlooker [1871].

He married Ellen [1848-1???].

The family lived at

Halstead, ThomasRef 178-34
[1853-1881] Illegitimate son of Rachel Wilson; father unknown.


Rachel was the daughter of
Joseph Halstead.

In 1867, Rachel married Joseph Walsh

 

Born at Old Stones, Ripponden [4th July 1853].

Thomas was a wool washer [1881].

Thomas died of tuberculosis [9th October 1881] (aged 28).

Thomas's probate was proved on the 11th November 1881. He left £100 15s and his sole executor was James Whitaker of Dyson Lane (schoolmaster).

Although Thomas is not recorded on the gravestone, he is believed to have been buried at Stones Methodist Church, Soyland [Grave 60] with his Halstead grandparents.

A cross has been erected on the grave to remember Thomas Halstead

Halstead, W.Ref 178-8
[1???-191?] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on Coley War Memorial

Halstead, WalterRef 178-6
[1885-1917] Son of George Henry Halstead

Born in Sowerby.

He was a member of St Mary's Church, Cottonstones / a member of Mill Bank Working Men's Club / a cotton twiner piecer [1901] / a cotton twiner [1911] / employed by W. & R. K. Lee Limited at Dean Mills, Triangle.

In 1909, he married Frances Whitehead [1886-19??] in Halifax

Children:

  1. Willie [b 1910]
  2. Roy [b 1914]

The family lived at

  • 9 Auf Hole, Triangle [1911]
  • 27 East Street, Stile, Triangle [1917]

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

he went to France [January 1917].

He died in the Dardanelles [3rd May 1917] (aged 32).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [Grave Ref 6], on Ripponden War Memorial, and on the W. & R. K. Lee Limited Roll of Honour.

His brother Herbert also served with the Colours

Halstead, WilliamRef 178-23
[1781-18??] Son of John Halstead [1746-1824].

He married Sarah (Sally) Hirst [1786-1869].


Sally was the daughter of Thomas Hirst [1761-3rd June 1854]
 

Children:

  1. Joseph

Sarah & William died in Gomersall

Halstead, WilliamRef 178-2
[18??-18??]

In [Q2] 1865, he married Elizabeth Swallow [1844-1???] in Halifax.


Elizabeth, of Halifax, was the daughter of Thomas Swallow, shoemaker
 

William was dead by 1870.

In 1870, Elizabeth married Thomas Hartley

Halstead, WilliamRef 178-2700
[18??-18??] Registrar of marriages for the Todmorden district.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Hannah who married [1897] John Baron from Burnley

He lived at Horsefall [1861].

He was dead by February 1897

Halstead, WilliamRef 178-30
[1827-1890] Son of Joseph Halstead.

He married Sarah [1824-1907].

William died 7th March 1890 (aged 63).

Sarah died 3rd September 1907 (aged 83).

The couple were buried at Stones Methodist Church, Soyland [Grave 60] with William's parents

Halstead, WilliamRef 178-36
[1830-1???] Born in Stainland.

He was a delver & stone cutter [1861] / a slater [1871].

He married Mary [1833-1???].


Mary was born in Stainland.

She was a boiler (woollen) [1861]

 

Children:

  1. Alfred [b 1852] who was a doffer in worsted mill [1861], a slater [1871]
  2. Reuben
  3. Richard [b 1857]
  4. Joseph [b 1859]
  5. Ellen [b 1862]
  6. Sarah Alice [b 1865]
  7. Denton [b 1867]

The family lived at

  • Sowood, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1861, 1871]

Halstead, WilliamRef 178-3324
[1833-1900] Son of George Halstead.

He was a hand loom weaver [1851] / a power loom weaver [1861] / a joiner [1871] / a joiner and a farmer of 24 acres [1881] / a joiner, builder and farmer [1891] / a partner in Halstead Brothers.

He lived at Oaks Farm, Cragg Moor, Erringden [1891].

In 1891, his sister Mary and Helen Ann, Mary Jane, Elizabeth Hannah, and George Isaac - the orphaned children of his sister Hannah – were living with him

Halstead, WilliamRef 178-132
[1886-1917] Son of William Henry Halstead.

During World War I, he served as a Rifleman with the 2nd Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps.

He died 10th July 1917 (aged 31).

He is remembered on the Nieuport Memorial, Belgium, and on Norwood Green War Memorial

Halstead, William HenryRef 178-203
[18??-19??] In [Q4] 1885, he married Malannie / Mellena Ellis [18??-19??] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. William

The family lived at Windle House, Norwood Green [1917]

Halstead, William HenryRef 178-3585
[1846-1???] Son of Handel Halstead.

Born in Heptonstall.

He was a shuttle maker [1871, 1891] / a partner in Handel Halstead & Sons [1887].

In 1867, he married Jane Thomas [1844-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Jane came from Heptonstall
 

Children:

  1. Annie [b 1869]
  2. Henrietta [1870-1878]
  3. Sarah Jane [1873-1873]
  4. Herbert Thomas [1877-1930]
  5. Helena Maude [b 1879]
  6. Handel [1880-1894]
  7. Bannister Ethelbert [1882-1954] who became an architect [1911]
  8. Grace Hannah [b 1885]

The family lived at

  • Royd Terrace, Hebden Bridge [1871]
  • Brunswick Street, Hebden Bridge [1881]
  • 56 Market Street, Hebden Bridge [1891, 1901, 1911]

Halstead, William HenryRef 178-18
[1873-1931] Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was a wheelwright [1901] / a roundabout manufacturer (employer) [1911].

The business was established around 1880 and closed in 1933.

It is said that he


was well-known as an early maker of juvenile fairground rides and claimed to be the originator of the juvenile novelty & machine roundabouts
 

In [Q2] 1895, he married Isabella McMurray [1873-19??] in Halifax.


Isabella was born in Balmaclellan, Scotland
 

Children:

  1. Maggie [b 1897] who was a carpet weaver [1911]
  2. Emily [b 1901] who died in infancy
  3. Mabel [b 1903]
  4. George [b 1908]

The children were born in Sowerby Bridge.

The family lived at

  • 19 Egerton Street, Sowerby Bridge [1901]
  • Grand View, Sowerby Bridge [1911]

He died in Halifax [Q2 1931] (aged 57) 

 

The Halstead family of ErringdenRef 178-2778

See The Halstead family of Halifax and Mytholm Hall, Hebden Bridge

The Halstead family of HalifaxRef 178-2585
In the 16th and 17th century, they were at Northowram and Ovenden.

See Bill Gates, Abraham Halstead, The Halstead family of Erringden and Jonas Halstead

Halstead surnameRef 178-1

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

There are over 60 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Halstead, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Halstead:


Marriages 1890, 1893, 1900, 1907, 1912, 1939; Deaths 1897, 1900
 



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