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Abraham Heyhirst [1823-1853]
Abraham Heyhirst [1846-1901]
Albert Heyhirst [1867-19??]
Alfred Heyhirst [1828-1876]
Alfred Heyhirst [1881-1964]
Brighton Heyhirst [1879-1962]
Cyril Heyhirst [1894-1985]
David Heyhirst [1852-1934]
Edmund Heyhirst [1784-1836]
Ernest Heyhirst [1881-1939]
Fred Heyhirst [1865-1936]
Harry Heyhirst [1875-1913]
Henry Heyhirst [1790-1851]
James Heyhirst [1806-1???]
John Heyhirst [1789-1???]
John Heyhirst [1813-1881]
John Heyhirst [1883-1950]
John William Heyhirst [1869-1???]
Phineas Heyhirst [1850-19??]
Richard Heyhirst [1874-1953]
Richard Sutcliffe Heyhirst [1841-1905]
Robert Heyhirst [1826-1904]
Sutcliffe Heyhirst [1882-1937]
Thomas Heyhirst [1813-1878]
Vernon Albert Heyhirst [1906-1994]
Wilkinson Heyhirst [1848-1924]
William Heyhirst [1820-1893]
William Heyhirst [1845-1???]


Heyhirst, AbrahamRef 353-1170
[1823-1853] Son of John Heyhirst.

Born at Bottom Laithe, Wadsworth [23rd July 1823].

He was a dyer of Erringden [1846].

On 28th December 1846, he married Peggy Stansfield [1823-1???].


Peggy, of Erringden, was the daughter of John Stansfield, weaver
 

They lived at Wood Mill, Stansfield [1853].

Abraham died in 1853 (aged 29).

He was buried 11st May 1853.

On 16th April 1854, Peggy married (2) Joseph Crowther

Heyhirst, AbrahamRef 353-1189
[1846-1901] Son of Thomas Heyhirst.

He was a wood turner of Erringden [1868] / a wood turner [1871, 1881, 1891] / a bobbin turner [1894].

On 2nd February 1868, he married Hannah Maude [1844-1???].


Hannah, of Erringden, was the daughter of John Maude
 

Children:

  1. John Willie / John William
  2. Elizabeth Ann [b 1870] who was a fustian tailoress [1891] who married Fred Shaw
  3. Emily [b 1872] who was a fustian tailoress [1891]
  4. Thomas [1875-1914] who was an apprentice mechanic [1891], a mechanic [1901]
  5. Alfred Maude (Heyhirst) [b 1878] who was a stationary engine driver [1901]
  6. Edith [b 1883] who was a dressmaker [1901]

The family lived at

  • Hippens End, Mytholmroyd [1871, 1881, 1891, 1901]

Abraham died in 1901 (aged 54).

Living with the widowed Hannah [in 1901] were daughter Elizabeth Ann and her children

Heyhirst, AlbertRef 353-1307
[1867-19??] Son of Alfred Heyhirst.

Born in Erringden.

He was a fustian cutter [1891] / a fustian cutter (employer) [1901].

In 1888, he married Elizabeth Ann [1868-19??].


 

Children:

  1. Arnold [b 1892] who was a retired grocer [1959]
  2. Cyril
  3. Elsie [b 1897]
  4. Lillian Edna [b 1899]
  5. Vernon Albert

The family lived at

  • Balmoral Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 1 Royd Square, Hebden Bridge [1901]
  • 3 Calder Brook [1935, 1936]
  • Calder Brook [1947]
  • 1 Hawksclough, Mytholmroyd [1959]

Albert died 7th September 1947 (aged 79).

He was buried at St Michael's Church, Mytholmroyd

Elizabeth Ann died 4th February 1959.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £3,132 7/4d.

Probate was granted to sons Arnold & Cyril

Heyhirst, AlfredRef 353-1292
[1828-1876] Son of John Heyhirst.

He was a dyer in Stubb, Erringden [1852] / a dyer [1861] / a fustian stiffener [1871].

On 8th March 1852, he married Grace Broadbent [1830-1911]


Grace, of Stubb, was the daughter of William Broadbent, cabinet maker
 

Children:

  1. Ruth [b 1852]
  2. Harriet [b 1854]
  3. Jo/Hio [b 1857]
  4. Grace [b 1857]
  5. Alice Ann [1859-1933] who married Fred Alderson
  6. Fred
  7. Albert

The family lived at Stubb, Erringden [1861, 1871, 1881, 1891].

Alfred died at Stubb [9th April 1876] (aged 47).

Grace died in 1911 (aged 81).

Heyhirst, AlfredRef 353-1184
[1881-1964] Son of Phineas Heyhirst.

He was an insurance clerk of 74 Parkfield Road, New Moston, Manchester [1914] / an insurance clerk of 39 Hardman Lane, Failsworth, Manchester [1916].

On 7th September 1914, he married Rachel Pass [1880-19??].


Rachel, a silk weaver of 39 Hardman Lane, Failsworth, Manchester, was the daughter of Thomas Pass, butcher
 

In 1916, a Short Service Attestation for Alfred is recorded with the Cheshire Regiment.

Alfred died in 1964 (aged 83) 

Heyhirst, BrightonRef 353-1154
[1879-1962] Son of Wilkinson Heyhirst.

Born in Todmorden.

In 1912, he (possibly) married Mary Brook.

He lived at The Exchange Hotel, High Street, Thornbury, Gloucestershire [1962].

He died at The General Hospital, Redcliffe, Bristol. [16th April 1962] Probate records show that he left effects valued at £1,904 16/-.

Probate was granted to Mrs Sybil Bachelor

Heyhirst, CyrilRef 353-1314
[1894-1985] Son of Albert Heyhirst.

He was a warehouseman [1959].

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

He received the British War and Victoria Medals.

In 1927, he married Ethel Nora Baldwin [1892-1973].


Ethel Nora was born 12th October 1892
 

Ethel died Q1 1973.

Cyril died in 1985 (aged 91) 

Heyhirst, DavidRef 353-1
[1852-1934] Son of Thomas Heyhirst.

Born at Holme End.

He was a sawyer of Hippens End [1882] / a clog block sawyer [1881] / a timber sawyer [1891, 1901, 1911].

On 18th March 1882, he married Susannah Ingham [1854-1???]


Susannah, of Gibraltar, Hebden Bridge, was born at New Bridge, Heptonstall, the daughter of John Ingham, weaver
 

They lived at

  • Burnley Road, Mytholmroyd [1891]
  • Mytholmroyd [1901]
  • 8 Banks Buildings, Hawksclough, Mytholmroyd [1911]
  • 5 Hippens End, Mytholmroyd [1924]

Living with them [in 1891] was mother-in-law Mary Ingham [b  1816].

Susannah died in 1924 (aged 73).

She was buried at St Michael's Church, Mytholmroyd [19th March 1924].

David died in 1934 (aged 82) 

Heyhirst, EdmundRef 353-1114
[1784-1836] Son of Thomas Heyhirst.

Baptised 14th November 1784.

On 14th May 1809, he married Phoebe Sunderland [1787-1861].

Children:

  1. John [1807-1811]
  2. John [1810-1848] who was buried at Heptonstall [10th March 1848]
  3. Grace [1812-1813] who was buried at Heptonstall
  4. Grace [b 1819; baptised 9th March 1820]
  5. Thomas [b 1822]
  6. William [20th June 1825-16th March 1826]
  7. William [b 1826]
  8. Betty [b 1829]

The family lived at

  • Palace House, Erringden [1813]
  • Hawksclough, Wadsworth [1826, 1836, 1841, 1851, 1861]

Edmund died November 1836 (aged 52).

He was buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone [10th November 1836].

Phoebe died May 1861 (aged 74).

She was buried at Heptonstall Church [11th May 1861].

In 1871, children Grace [b 1819], Thomas [b 1822] and Betty [b 1831] were living in Wadsworth

Heyhirst, ErnestRef 353-1164
[1881-1939] Son of Wilkinson Heyhirst.

Born in Hebden Bridge.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 3rd/6th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) [1915] and with the 10th Battalion [1919].

He survived the War and died in 1939 (aged 58) 

Heyhirst, FredRef 353-1294
[1865-1936] Son of Alfred Heyhirst.

Born in Erringden.

He was a fustian cutter [1891, 1899] / a machinist fustian cutter (clothing) [1911].

He married Unknown.


 

Children:

The family lived at

On 8th June 1899, he married Hannah [1859-19??].


Hannah Lucas, of King Street, Stansfield, was the daughter of Samuel Stubbs, manager, and widow of Mr Sunderland.

She had children by her first marriage:

  1. Annie [b 1883] who was a machinist [1911]
  2. Lizzie [b 1887] who was a machinist [1911]
  3. Louise [b 1889 who was a machinist [1911]
  4. Sarah [b 1892] who was a machinist [1911]
 

The family lived at

  • 18 Victoria Road, Hebden Bridge [1901]
  • 22 Victoria Road, Hebden Bridge [1911]

Fred died in 1936 (aged 71) 

Heyhirst, HarryRef 353-1155
[1875-1913] Son of Wilkinson Heyhirst.

He was a fustian clothing garment overlooker [1911]

In 1908, he married Sarah Ellen Hirst [1879-19??].

They lived in Hebden Bridge [1911].

Harry died in 1913 (aged 38) 

Heyhirst, HenryRef 353-1083
[1790-1851] Possibly son of Susan & Thomas Heyhirst.

He was a weaver of Erringden [1812] / a dyer [1841] / a fustian dyer [1851].

On 5th November 1812, he married Mary Clayton [1795-1864].

Children:

  1. Thomas [b 1813] who was buried at Heptonstall (age 1) [18th June 1814]
  2. John
  3. William
  4. Henry [b 2nd January 1823] who was buried at Heptonstall [2nd May 1824]
  5. Mary [b 1823]
  6. Sarah Ann [b 1826] who married [31st March 1845] James Uttley [1826-1???], son of William Uttley
  7. David
  8. Grace [b 1832] who married Thomas Greenwood

The family lived at

  • Broad Bottom, Wadsworth [1813]
  • Bridge Lanes, Heptonstall [1814]
  • Hawksclough, Wadsworth [1824, 1841, 1851, 1861]

Henry died in 1851 (aged 61).

He was buried 14th August 1851.

Mary Heyhirst died in 1864 (aged 70).

She was buried at Heptonstall Church [15th September 1864]

Heyhirst, JamesRef 353-2
[1806-1???] He was a weaver of Sowerby [1830] / a stuff weaver [1841].

On 18th February 1830, he married Susannah Crossley [1811-1872].


Susannah, of Sowerby, was (possibly) the daughter of James Crossley [b 1766], cotton weaver.

She was a stuff weaver [1841] / a washerwoman [1851] / a former weaver [1861]

 

Children:

  1. Eliza [b 1830]
  2. Wright [b 1833]
  3. Sarah Ann [b 1835]
  4. Miranda [b 1839]
  5. Crossley [b 1842]
  6. William
  7. James [b 1850] who was a blacksmith's striker/grinder [1871]

The family lived at

  • Owl Cote, Luddenden [with Susannah's father 1841]
  • Ellen Holme, Sowerby [1851, 1861, 1871]

Living with them [in 1851] was John Webster [b 1834] (woolcomber).

Living with them [in 1861] were Farrar Crossley [b 1838] and Emma Greenwood [b 1839].

Susannah died in 1872

Heyhirst, JohnRef 353-1168
[1789-1???] (Possibly) son of William Heyhurst.

Of Erringden.

He was a weaver [1841].

In March 1810, he married Susey Law [1786-1850].


Susey came from Wadsworth
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1813]
  2. (possibly) Elizabeth [b 1815]
  3. (possibly) Ann [b between 1817 & 1821]
  4. Hannah [b 1818]
  5. Grace [b 1820]
  6. Abraham
  7. Robert
  8. Alfred
  9. (possibly) Mary [b 1836]

The family lived at Stubb, Erringden [1841, 1850].

Susey died in 1850 (aged 64).

She was buried at Heptonstall Church

Heyhirst, JohnRef 353-1065
[1813-1881] Son of Henry Heyhirst.

Born in Wadsworth.

He was a journeyman dyer [1851] / a fustian dyer [1861, 1871].

On 11th February 1847, he married Sarah Crossley [1824-1???].


Sarah was born in Wadsworth, the daughter of David Crossley
 

Children:

  1. Wilkinson
  2. Mary Elizabeth [b 1853]
  3. Betsey [b 1856] who married James Thornber
  4. Sarah Ann [b 1859]
  5. Grace [b 1862]
  6. Harry [b 1865]

The family lived at

  • Todmorden [1851]
  • Wood Top, Erringden [1861]
  • Erringden [1871]
  • Scrogg Hall / Scroggs Hall / Scroggs / Shrogs Hall, Wood Top, Erringden [1881]

Living with them [in 1861] was William Taylor [b Oldham 1840].

John died in Todmorden [Q1 1881] (aged 66) 

He was buried at Heptonstall Church [6th January 1881]

Heyhirst, JohnRef 353-1158
[1883-1950] Son of Wilkinson Heyhirst.

Born in Hebden Bridge.

During World War I, he served with the 86th Battalion Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own) [1915], and with the 11th Battalion Tank Corps [1919].

He survived the War and died in 1950 (aged 66) 

Heyhirst, John WilliamRef 353-1194
[1869-1???] Son of Abraham Heyhirst.

He was a wood turner [1891] / an engine tenter [1894].

On 24th November 1894, he married Mary Ellen Fielding [1872-1???].


Mary Ellen, of Brearley, was the daughter of Joseph Fielding, engine tenter
 

Heyhirst, PhineasRef 353-1183
[1850-19??] Son of Robert Heyhirst.

He was a joiner of Halifax [1877] / a joiner [1891] / a builder's manager [1901, 1911].

On 12th June 1877, he married Annie Maria Wilson.


Annie Maria was born in Ackworth, the daughter of William Wilson
 

Children:

  1. William [b 1878]
  2. Annie [b 1880]
  3. Alfred

The family lived at

  • 137 Tennyson Place, Bradford [1878]
  • 138 Mildred Street, Bradford [1881]
  • 74 Parkfield Road, Failsworth, Manchester [1901, 1911]

Heyhirst, RichardRef 353-1276
[1874-1953] Son of Richard Sutcliffe Heyhirst.

He was a mill manager [1905] / a commercial clerk in Todmorden [1906] / a manufacturer's clerk [1911].

On 3rd February 1906, he married Fanny Holt [1881-19??].


Fanny, a cotton weaver of Halifax Road, Todmorden, was the daughter of Charles Holt, weaver
 

Children:

  1. Stanley [b 1908] who was a retired commercial clerk [1953]

The family lived at

  • Nanholme Cottage, Todmorden [1911]
  • 17 Shaw Wood Road, Todmorden [1953]

Richard died 14th September 1953.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £486 1/9d.

Administration was granted to son Stanley

Heyhirst, Richard SutcliffeRef 353-1272
[1841-1905] Son of John Heyhirst, weaver

He was a weaver in Blackshawhead [1861] / a weaver in Stansfield [1867] / a cotton weaver [1871] / a cotton mill manager [1881, 1891].

On 9th November 1861, he married (1) Hannah Gill [1838-1864].


Hannah, of Lowside, Stansfield, was the daughter of James Gill, farmer
 

On 17th October 1867, he married (2) Esther Greenwood [1837-1905]


Esther, a widow of Stansfield, was the daughter of John Greenwood, farmer.

She had a son by her first marriage: John [b 1858]

 

Children:

  1. William [b 1869] who was a jacket manufacturer [1905]
  2. Fielden [b 1870]
  3. Richard

The family lived at

  • Stansfield [1871]
  • Nanholme Cottages, Langfield [1881]
  • Shaw Bridge, Todmorden [1891]
  • 17 Nanholme Cottage, Todmorden [1905]

Esther died in 1905 (aged 67).

Richard died 1st June 1905.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £488 5/-.

Probate was granted to William Heyhirst, James Heyhirst (overlooker), and Richard Heyhirst

Heyhirst, RobertRef 353-1173
[1826-1904] Son of John Heyhirst.

He was a weaver [1849] / a hand loom weaver [1851] / a carpet overlooker [1861, 1871] / an overlooker of Mount Pleasant, Halifax [1880] / a loom tuner [1881, 1891, 1901].

On 11th November 1849, he married (1) Martha Speak [1828-1877].


Martha was the daughter of John Speak, farmer
 

Children:

  1. Phineas
  2. Mary Ann [b 1852]
  3. Margaret [b 1853]
  4. Alfred [b 1855]

Martha was buried at Christ Church, Pellon [18th January 1877] (aged 42).

On 23rd October 1880, he married (2) Ruth Firth [1828-1901].


Ruth, of Bank Top, Southowram, was the daughter of William Laycock, cloth finisher, and widow of Mr Firth.

She had 2 daughters by her first marriage:

  1. Rose A. Firth [b 1857]
  2. Ada F. Firth [b 1870]

who were living with their mother & stepfather [1881 / 1891]

 

The family lived at

  • Stubb, Erringden [1851]
  • 5 Hare Street, Halifax [1861]
  • 15 Back Dean Street, Halifax [1871]
  • 15 Abel Street, Halifax [1881, 1891, 1901]
  • 15 Gladstone Place [1901]

Ruth died in 1901 (aged 73), and was buried at Christ Church, Pellon [18th September 1901].

Robert died 5th March 1904 (aged 78), and was also buried at Pellon

Heyhirst, SutcliffeRef 353-4
[1882-1937] Son of William Heyhirst.

He was a boot, shoe & clog maker [1911].

In 1910, he married Venus Crowther [1882-1958].

They lived at

  • Luddendenfoot [1911]
  • 6 Birchcliffe Road, Hebden Bridge [1937]

Sutcliffe died 10th February 1937.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £853 14/4d.

Administration was granted to his widow Venus

Venus died in 1958 (aged 76) 

Heyhirst, ThomasRef 353-1186
[1813-1878] Son of John Heyhirst.

He was a hand loom weaver [1851] / a woollen hand loom weaver [1861] / a woollen weaver [1871].

On 8th May 1838, he married Elizabeth Varley [1815-1875]


Elizabeth, a weaver of Park, Erringden, was the daughter of William Varley, turner
 

Children:

  1. James [1839-1910]
  2. Rebecca [b 1840]
  3. Selina [1841-1923] who never married
  4. Hannah [1842-1911] who was a tailoress [1911]
  5. Jane [b 1844]
  6. Abraham
  7. Emma [1849-1923] who never married, and died at 3 Hippens End, Mytholmroyd [9th April 1923], leaving effects of £501 11/11d
  8. David

The family lived at

  • Holme End, (near Hippens End), Mytholmroyd [1841, 1851]
  • Hippens End, Hawksclough, Mytholmroyd [1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901]

Emma died 9th April 1923.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £501 11/11d.

Administration was granted to Elizabeth Ann Shaw (widow) 

Selina died 3rd November 1923.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £400 18/6d.

Probate was granted to John Harwood (loom tackler) 

Members of the family were buried at St Michael's Church, Mytholmroyd: Elizabeth [15th February 1875]; Thomas [1878]; son James [27th December 1910]; daughter Hannah [10th October 1911]; daughter Selina [7th November 1923]

Heyhirst, Vernon AlbertRef 353-1308
[1906-1994] Son of Albert Heyhirst.

In 1929, he (possibly) married Alice Slinger.


Alice, was the daughter of Emma & Joseph Slinger, boiler maker of Churn Milk Lane
 

They lived at 1 Calder Brook [1935, 1936].

Vernon Albert died in 1994

Heyhirst, WilkinsonRef 353-1153
[1848-1924] Son of John Heyhirst.

He was a fustian cutter of Erringden [1868] / a fustian dyer [1871] / a fustian cutter [1881] / a hand fustian cutter [1911].

On 16th April 1868, he married 1???.


Mary Jane, a fustian cutter, was the daughter of James Clarke, contractor
 

Children:

  1. Emily Ada [b 1871]
  2. Mary Hannah [b 1873]
  3. John
  4. Harry
  5. Brighton
  6. Ernest
  7. John [b 1884]
  8. James [1886-1877]
  9. Sarah J [b 1889]
  10. William Wilkinson [1892-1913]

The family lived at

  • Lane Side, Erringden [1871]
  • Stansfield [1881]
  • 8 King Street, Hebden Bridge [1891, 1901, 1911]
  • East View, Hebden Bridge [1902, 1924]

Living with them [in 1901] were son-in-law James W. Tattersall [b 1858] and his son Herbert Tattersall [b 1901].

Wilkinson died in 1924 (aged 76) 

Heyhirst, WilliamRef 353-1126
[1820-1893] Son of Henry Heyhirst.

He was a spindle maker [1846] / a whitesmith [1861] / a mechanic [1871] / a machine maker's twiner [1881] / a retired mechanic [1891].

In [Q4] 1846, he married Ann Broadbent [1820-1880] in Halifax


Ann, of Erringden, was the daughter of William Broadbent
 

Children:

  1. Isabella [b 1848] who married William Carter

The family lived at

  • Hawksclough, Wadsworth [1861]
  • 22 Royd Terrace, Hebden Bridge [1871]
  • 5 Royd Terrace, Hebden Bridge [1881, 1891, 1893]

Living with them [in 1871] were daughter Isabella, her husband & family.

Ann died in Todmorden [Q4 1880] (aged 60).

William died 1st November 1893.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £139.

Probate was granted to his daughter Isabella

Heyhirst, WilliamRef 353-3
[1845-1???] Son of James Heyhirst.

He was an engineer [1869] / an engine tenter [1871] / a watchman [1891] / a labourer in woollen warehouse [1901].

On 10th April 1869, he married Susan Sutcliffe [1847-1???].


Susan, of Sowerby, was the daughter of Jeremiah Sutcliffe, farmer.

She is recorded as Susannah [1871-1901]

 

Children:

  1. Emily [b 1870]
  2. James [b 1873]
  3. Milton [1875-1901]
  4. Mary Jane [b 1877]
  5. Eliza Ann [b 1879]
  6. Sarah E [b 1880]
  7. Sutcliffe

The family lived at

  • Milner House, Sowerby [1871]
  • 5 Milner Royd, Sowerby [1891]
  • Bank View, Luddendenfoot [1901]



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