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Iredale, ArnoldRef 398-74
[1895-1918] Son of Edward Iredale.

Born in Elland.

He was a worsted doffer [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed in action [3rd May 1918].

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 82-85 & 162A], on Elland War Memorial, on the Memorial at Rosemount Iron Works, Elland, on the Memorial at Elland Boys' Brigade, and on the Memorial at Elland Wesleyan Chapel

Iredale, BenjaminRef 398-2
[1795-1864] Born in Longwood.

He was a labourer [1841] / a woollen weaver [1861].

He married Rebecca [1793-1862].


Rebecca was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. William [b 1816] who was a clothier [1841]
  2. Nanny [b 1820]
  3. Samuel [b 1822]
  4. Joshua
  5. Eliza [b 1826] who was a weaver [1841]
  6. Benjamin [b 1828] who was a weaver [1841]
  7. Jabez [b 1830] who was a winder [1841]
  8. Rebecca [b 1832] who was a weaver [1841]
  9. Simeon
  10. Sidney [b 1838] who was a woollen spinner [1861]

The family lived at Holywell Green, Stainland [1841, 1861].

Rebecca died 25th March 1862 (aged 69).

Benjamin died 26th April 1864 (aged 69).

The couple were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Iredale, BenjaminRef 398-131
[1846-1909] Son of John Iredale.

Born in Stainland.

He was a woollen piecer [1861] / a woolsorter [1871, 1881, 1891, 1901] / (possibly) owner of the Oddfellows' Arms, Elland [1903].

In [Q4] 1871, he married Rebecca Sutcliffe [1848-1923] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. George Wright [b 1875] who was a cotton piecer [1891], a newsagent [1901]
  2. Annie Elizabeth [1875-17th June 1940] who was a worsted twister [1891], a worsted spinner [1901], & was buried with her parents
  3. John Eli
  4. Agnes Mary [1880-1947] who was a cotton reeler [1901], & was buried with her parents
  5. Laura M. [b 1883] who was a cotton reeler [1901]
  6. Emily [b 1886] who was a tailoress [1901]

The family lived at

  • Cordingley Green, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1881]
  • South Parade, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1891, 1901]

Benjamin died 2nd September 1909 (aged 63).

Rebecca died 1st April 1923 (aged 75).

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

Iredale, EdwardRef 398-80
[1858-1928] Born in Elland

He was a woollen spinner [1883].

On 26th August 1883, he married Elizabeth Jones [1858-1929] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Yorton
 

Children:

  1. Eleanor [b 1883]
  2. Louisa [b 1885]
  3. Mary Ann [b 1887]
  4. Arnold

The children were born in Elland.

The family lived at

  • Langdale Street, Elland [1891]
  • Catherine Street, Elland [1901, 1911]

Iredale, EdwinRef 398-5720
[1839-1898] Born in Elland.

He was a worsted doffer [1851] / in partnership with life-long friend Samuel Warrington at Mayfield Mill, Elland / a partner in Warrington, Iredale & Tattersall at Marshall Hall Mills, Elland.

When the business failed, he went into the earthenware trade, and became an earthenware dealer at 47 Southgate, Elland [1871].

He was also an ardent Liberal / a member of the Elland Burial Board / a staunch Nonconformist / a member of the Council of Free Churches / a leading preacher with the Temperance movement / one of founders of Temperance Methodist Church

In [Q4] 1861, he married Judith Thompson [1839-1???] in Halifax.


Judith was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Fred
  2. Charles Henry [b 1864] who was a rag sorter [1881]
  3. Mary [b 1866]
  4. Alice Thompson [b 1870]
  5. Lily Ada [b 1872]
  6. Walter Lincoln [b 1874]
  7. Sarah Ellen [b 1875]
  8. Ann [b 1877]
  9. Liza [b 1879]

The family lived at

  • 47 Southgate, Elland [1871]

In 1898, Edwin was one of 8 people killed when he was a passenger in an express train which collided with a derailed goods train at Wrawby Junction near Lincoln.

See William Chapman

Iredale, ErnestRef 398-150
[18??-19??] Manufacturer at Westbury Mills, Elland [1905]

Iredale, FrankRef 398-151
[1896-1916] Son of John William Iredale.

He was a woollen piecer [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Rifleman with the 18th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps.

He died 10th October 1916 (aged 20).

He was buried at Warlencourt British Cemetery, France [Grave Ref IV G 36].

He is remembered on Luddendenfoot War Memorial.

His brother Harold also died in the War

Iredale, FredRef 398-3820
[1863-1937] Son of Edwin Iredale.

Born in Elland.

He was a railway clerk [1881, 1891] / a bookkeeper with James Dyson & Company [1898] / Company Secretary with Preston Farmers in Lancashire.

In 1890, he married Elizabeth Ann Wooler in Halifax.


Elizabeth Ann was born in Elland, the daughter of William Henry Wooler
 

Children:

  1. Edwin Wooler (Iredale) [b 1891]
  2. William Henry [b 1894]
  3. Herbert [b 1899]

The family lived at

  • Elizabeth Street, Elland-cum-Greetland

Iredale, HaighRef 398-155
[1889-1918] Son of John Iredale.

Born in Stainland.

He was a member of Pole Moor Baptist Church / a woollen cloth finisher [1911] / employed by Joseph Hoyle & Son, Prospect Mill, Longwood.

During World War I, he enlisted [10th May 1917], and he served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed [14th April 1918].

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [1st June 1918].

He was buried at Locre Hospice Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref II C 3].

His 2 brothers also served in World War I

Iredale, HaroldRef 398-280
[1891-1916] Son of John William Iredale.

Born in Luddendenfoot [8th August 1891].

He was a member of Luddendenfoot United Methodist Church & Sunday School / one of the first members of the local Boys' Brigade / a student with the International Correspondence School, London / an engine cleaner (Lancashire & Yorkshire railway) [1911] / a tram conductor in Halifax.

He never married.

He volunteered and enlisted 1st September 1914.

He served as a Private with the 11th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He went to France [August 1915].

He was killed instantly by a rifle grenade whilst on parapet duty [16th April 1916].

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [29th April 1916].

He was buried at Bully-Grenay Communal Cemetery, French Extension, France [Grave Ref A 74].

He is remembered on Luddendenfoot War Memorial.

His brother Frank also died in the War

Iredale, HerbertRef 398-126
[1873-19??] Born in Elland.

He was a wire card machine tenter [1901] / a wire card setting machine sorter [1911].

In 1893, he married Bertha Ball [1874-19??] in Salford.


Bertha was born in Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire
 

Children:

  1. Florence [b 1895] who was a sewing machinist [1911]
  2. George Herbert [b 1898] who was a chemist's errand boy [1911], & served in Italy [World War I]
  3. Joseph

The family lived at

  • 18 Hampton Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 4 Cannon Street, King Cross, Halifax [1911, 1918]

Iredale, JamesRef 398-7500
[18??-19??] He was a Deacon at Blackley Baptist Chapel. In 1911, he was recorded as a Past Deacon

Iredale, Joe WillieRef 398-265
[1884-1917] Son of Thomas Iredale.

Born in Halifax.

He was a member of Stainland Wesleyan Chapel / an overlooker [1915] / worked for Mackintosh's.

On 14th April 1906, he married Jane Elizabeth Crowther [1885-19??] at Square Chapel.


Jane Elizabeth was born in Elland
 

They had no children.

They lived at 49 Clive Street, New Bank [1915, 1917].

During World War I, he enlisted [11th September 1916], and served as a Private with the 2nd & 5th (T. F.) Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment.

He went to France [18th December 1916]. He was wounded [26th April 1917], and returned to the fighting [12th September 1917]

He was killed in action [27th November 1917].

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [5th October 1918].

He is remembered on the Cambrai Memorial, Nord France [Grave Ref 9 & 10], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at John Mackintosh & Sons Limited, on the Memorial at Saint Andrew's Church, Stainland, and on the Memorial at Stainland Wesleyan Chapel

Iredale, JohnRef 398-138
[1814-1887] Born in Stainland.

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

Around 1830, he married Maria [1813-1852].


Maria was born in Elland
 

Children:

  1. Emma [b 1830] who was a weaver power woollen [1851]
  2. Ishmael [b 1834] who was a weaver hand woollen [1851]
  3. Rebecca [1836-1st December 1852] who was a weaver power woollen [1851], & was buried with her mother
  4. Ruth [1839-1864] who was a serge weaver [1861]
  5. George Wright [1841-26th March 1862] who was a woollen piecener [1851], a woollen weaver [1861], & was buried with his mother
  6. Nanny / Nancy [1844-1895] who was a woollen winder [1851], a serge weaver [1861], a woollen weaver [1871], & never married
  7. Benjamin
  8. Elizabeth [1848-1925] who was a serge weaver [1861], a weaver [1871], & never married
  9. John Eli who died 5th November 1850 (aged 5 weeks) 

Maria died 1st March 1852 (aged 39).

She was buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland.

In [Q3] 1952, he married (2) a Mary Hanson in Halifax.

The family lived at

  • Holywell Green [1850]
  • New Street, Stainland [1851]
  • 49 Lower Green, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1861]
  • Lower Green, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1871]

John died 15th September 1887 (aged 73).

Mary died 7th September 1892 (aged 76).

The couple were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland.

The children () were buried there together in another grave

Iredale, JohnRef 398-85
[1742-1809] Grocer of Elland.

He married Mary [1771-1849].

A member of the Elland Methodist Society.

Before his conversion to Methodism, his customers would leave their shopping baskets at his shop and collect them after the church services. After his conversion, he would no longer do this, and his customers left him.

His home in Exley was licensed for meetings in 1794 and continued until his widow died in 1823.

John died 24th July 1809 (aged 67).

Mary died 16th May 1823 (aged 80).

The couple were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: D5]

Iredale, JohnRef 398-124
[1857-19??] Son of Philemon Iredale.

Born in Stainland.

He was a slubber [1871] / a greengrocer [1881, 1891] / a greengrocer (own account) [1901] / a grocer (own account) [1911].

In 1876, he married Mary Ann Mitchell [1852-19??] in Halifax.


Mary A was born in Ripponden
 

Children:

  1. James [b 1879] who was an errand boy [1891], a woollen pattern weaver [1901], a worsted pattern weaver [1911]
  2. Mary Elizabeth [b 1881] who was a woollen weaver [1901], a woollen weaver [1911]
  3. Hannah [b 1883] who was a woollen weaver [1901]
  4. Haigh
  5. Frank [b 1891] who was a woollen weaver [1911]

The family lived at

  • Sowood Hill, Stainland [with John's widowed mother 1881]
  • Sowood Hill, Stainland [1891, 1901, 1911]

All 3 sons served in World War I; Haigh was killed

Iredale, John EliRef 398-3
[1877-1961] Son of Benjamin Iredale.

He was a cotton piecer [1891] / a cotton twiner [1901].

He married Emma [1898-1932].

Emma died 9th March 1932 (aged 34).

John Eli died 19th January 1961 (aged 83).

The couple were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Iredale, John WilliamRef 398-224
[1858-1911] Born in Stainland.

He was a warehouseman woollen [1891] / a woollen mule spinner [1901] / a warehouseman (woollen manufactory) [1911].

He married Sarah Hannah Aitchison [1860-1???] from Luddendenfoot, in Halifax [1883].


Sarah was a woollen weaver [1891]
 

Children:

  1. Harold
  2. Alice [b 1894] who was a sewing machinist tailor [1911]
  3. Frank
  4. Horace [b 1902]

The family lived at

  • 10 West Green, Luddendenfoot [1891]
  • 2 Winter Neb, Luddendenfoot [1901, 1911, 1916]

John William died Q3 1911.

Sons Harold & Frank died in World War I

Iredale, JosephRef 398-149
[18??-19??] Card manufacturer at South Lane Mills, Elland [1905]

Iredale, JosephRef 398-5340
[1805-1840] Of Woodhouse in Rastrick.

He married Jane.

Children:

  1. daughter
  2. Ann [1837-1838] who died aged 1 year
  3. John [1829-1841]
  4. son
  5. William Edward [1839-1840] who died aged 19 weeks

Members of the family were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Iredale, JosephRef 398-132
[1900-1918] Son of Herbert Iredale.

He was a member of King Cross Methodist New Connexion Chapel & Sunday School / employed by Culpan's, greengrocer at King Cross.

During World War I, he enlisted [November 1917], and served as a Private with the 5th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He was killed in action after being in France only 9 weeks [20th July 1918] (aged 18).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [24th August 1918].

He was buried at Courmas British Cemetery, France [Grave Ref I C 10].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Iredale, JoshuaRef 398-128
[1828-1901] Son of Benjamin Iredale.

Born in Elland.

He was a weaver [1841] / a woollen manufacturer employing 6 men & 1 woman [1871].

In [Q3] 1848, he married Sarah Hirst [1827-1900] in Halifax.


Sarah was born in Stainland.

She may have had a daughter Naomi Hirst [b 1846]

 

Children:

  1. Frances [1847-30th April 1849]
  2. Louisa [b 1852]
  3. Eli [b 1855] who was a mule spinner [1871]
  4. Edwin [b 1858]
  5. Martha [1849-20th September 1870]
  6. William who died 17th November 1850 (aged 3 months & 4 days) 
  7. Benjamin [1859-7th August 1861] (aged 2 years & one month) 
  8. Emily [1862-18th August 1870]
  9. Mary Ann [11th February 1865-26th September 1885]
  10. Joshua [b 1867]

The family lived at

  • Savile Road, Elland-cum-Greetland [1871]

Living with them [in 1871] was visitor daughter (?) Naomi Hirst [b 1846].

Sarah died 12th January 1900 (aged 73).

Joshua died 19th February 1901 (aged 73).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with Elizabeth, the daughter of Martha & Benjamin Hirst of Stainland, who died 11th June 1823 (aged 8 months) 

Iredale, PhilemonRef 398-116
[1831-1878] Born in Salendine Nook / Longwood, Huddersfield.

He was a carter [1861] / a green grocer [1871].

In 1852, he married Mary Thewlis [1835-1???] in Huddersfield.


Mary was born in Golcar.

She was a cotton weaver [1861] / a green grocer [1881]

 

Children:

  1. Benjamin [b 1853]
  2. John
  3. Rebecca [b 1859] who was a mill hand [1871], a woollen weaver [1881]
  4. Hannah M [b 1862] who was a mill hand [1871], a cotton piecer [1881]
  5. William [b 1870]

The family lived at

  • 726 Sowood, Stainland [1861]
  • Far Sowood Hill, Stainland [1871]
  • Sowood Hill, Stainland [1881]

Philemon died in Halifax in 1878 (aged 47) 

Iredale, RobertRef 398-122
[1738-1776] Coiner of Bank Bottom, Southowram.

He married Mary.

Children:

  1. unknown

He was charged with forgery and High Treason. He denied coining, but admitted that he had counterfeited York Bank Guinea Notes. He was executed at the Tyburn, York on 16th April 1776.

His corpse was brought home with the noose still around the neck, and his wife charged people a penny to look at the body

Iredale, SimeonRef 398-48
[1835-1870] Son of Benjamin Iredale.

In [Q4] 1859, he married Ann Pilling [1836-1???] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Rebecca [1860-1???] who married Thomas Rider

The family lived at Stainland.

Simeon died in Halifax [Q3 1870] (aged 35) 

Iredale, ThomasRef 398-13
[1854-1918] Born in Ovenden.

He was a painter [1883].

On 7th July 1883, he married Sabina Sykes [1856-1920] in Halifax.


Sabina was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Fred [1883-1943]
  2. Joe Willie
  3. Mary Alice [1891-1960] who married [1932] Charlie Dodgson

The children were born in Stainland.

The family lived at 15 Broad Carr, Holywell Green [1917]

 

Iredale surnameRef 398-1
There are over 20 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Iredale, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Iredale:


Marriages 1889, 1897, 1905, 1907, 1918, 1923; Death 1906
 



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