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The entries for people & families with the surname Johnson are gathered together in this SideTrack.

This Page does not include people with other forms of the surname.

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Johnson, DrRef 345-330
[18??-18??] A Halifax surgeon.

He was at Harrison Road, Halifax [1867].

He was a witness in an incident involving a mislaid pocketbook on 13th September 1867

Johnson, AlbertRef 345-113
[1915-1942] Son of Florence & Albert Edward Johnson.

In [Q2] 1940, he married Phyllis Taylor in Todmorden.

They lived in Todmorden.

During World War II, he served as a Trooper with the 4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters)  Royal Armoured Corps.

He died 27th May 1942 (aged 27).

He was buried at Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya [Grave Ref 4 E 7].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Johnson, AmyRef 345-33
[1903-1941] Aviatrix. She addressed a meeting at the Victoria Hall on 18th October 1931

Johnson, ArthurRef 345-118
[1886-1949] Born in Brant Droughton [16th December 1886].

He married Emma Oldfield.


Emma was the daughter of
Edward Oldfield
 

Children:

  1. Ivy [1910-1998] who married Ernest Woodhead [1910-1980]
  2. Edward [1912-1996]
  3. Annie [1914-1984] who married Edward Tomlinson [1911-1984]
  4. Constance [1919-1989]
  5. Jessie [1919-2006] who married Harry Eastwood

Arthur died in Halifax [June 1949]

Johnson, E. A.Ref 345-42
[18??-19??]

During the South African Wars, he served as a Lance Corporal with the Essex Regiment.

He died in 1900.

He is remembered on the Halifax Parish Church South African War Memorial, and on West View Park War Memorial

Johnson, EdwardRef 345-84
[18??-1916]

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 17th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He was killed in action on the Somme [30th July 1916].

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [Grave Ref 2A, 2C 7 2D], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Bernard's Catholic Church

Johnson, Ernest Fielden P.Ref 345-98
[1886-1918] Son of Richard Johnson.

Born in Walsden.

He was a picker maker with the Buffalo Hide Manufacturing Company [1911].

In 1906, he married Amy Pratt [1887-1911] in Todmorden.


Amy was born in Bacup
 

They lived at 4 Gauxholme Fold, Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He died 24th April 1918.

He is remembered on the Loos Memorial, France [Grave Ref 45 & 46], and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Johnson, F. H.Ref 345-299
[18??-19??] Bottler/brewer in Brighouse

Johnson, FredRef 345-360
[18??-19??] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Roll of Honour at Patmos Congregational Chapel, Todmorden

Johnson, Dr J. W.Ref 345-349
[18??-18??] Surgeon of Halifax.

Recorded on 18th January 1870, when his case at Halifax Bankruptcy Court was adjourned for 14 days pending the production of a balance sheet

Johnson, JaneRef 345-5
[18??-18??] One of the children who died whilst working at Calvert's Mill at Wainstalls.

She died aged 12.

She is buried in a communal grave Luddenden Dean Wesleyan Chapel Graveyard

Johnson, John BuckleRef 345-186
[1862-1918] Born in Headingley.

He was a police constable [1890].

On 9th December 1890, he married Emily Oldfield [1864-1926] in Dewsbury.


Emily was born in Clifton
 

Children:

  1. Herbert [b 1892]
  2. Evelyn [b 1893]
  3. Harold [b 1894]
  4. Percy
  5. Alfred [b 1900]

The children were born in Luddenden/Midgley.

The family lived at

  • Town Gate, Midgley [1901]
  • 25 Bankfield Terrace, Friendly [1911]

Johnson, John WilfredRef 345-93
[18??-1918] Born in Keighley.

He lived in Huddersfield.

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

He died 14th October 1918.

He was buried at Queant Road Cemetery, British Extension, France [Grave Ref E9].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Johnson, John WilliamRef 345-225
[1809-1886] Born in Maidstone, Kent, where his father was the Schoolmaster Sergeant of the 13th Light Hussars.

Brother of Thomas George Johnson.

He was with the 15th Light Dragoons, discharged by purchase [£15] in Glasgow [16th September 1838] / with the Yorkshire Hussars and an innkeeper at Chapeltown Road [1841] / Captain and Adjutant with K Troop, Yorkshire Hussars in Leeds [1843] / Retired Officer on half pay [1871]. before becoming Regimental Sergeant-Major and Acting Adjutant of the Second West York Yeomanry Cavalry at the Assembly Rooms, Harrison Road, Halifax [1845, 1850, 1851] His brother Thomas George Johnson followed him in the post of Adjutant to the Yeomanry Cavalry.

In 1838, he married Diana Watson [1802-1891] in Leeds.


Diana, from Leeds, was the widow of William Clegg who died in 1838
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1828]
  2. William [b 1831] who was a woollen merchant's clerk [1851]
  3. Maria Ann [b 1820]
  4. Frances [b 1821]
  5. John [b 1824] who died in infancy
  6. Ann [b 1825]
  7. John [bapt 1830]

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1851] were grandchildren Frances Catlow [aged 8] and Robert Catlow [aged 5].

He and Diana must have separated by 1861, as she was living with Jane & John Clegg at Woodlane Cottage Skircoat along with nephew Robert Catlow.

Living with him [in 1871] was niece Haidee Johnson [aged 15]

John William died in Steyning, Sussex [1886]. Diana died in Halifax [1891]

Johnson, JosephRef 345-214
[1898-1916] Born in Manchester.

Since the age of 13, he lived with George Willet, of Tuel Lane, Sowerby Bridge.

He was a member of Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge, & Sunday School / a member of the office staff at W. & R. K. Lee Limited.

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

He was killed in action [7th July 1916] (aged 18).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [Grave Ref 6A & 6B], on the W. & R. K. Lee Limited Roll of Honour, and on the Memorial at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge

Johnson, PercyRef 345-184
[1898-1918] Son of John Buckle Johnson.

Born in Luddenden.

He was a member of Christ Church Sunday School, Sowerby Bridge / employed by William Ingham, printer of Sowerby Bridge.

During World War I, he enlisted [January 1917], and served as a Private / Signaller with the 9th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He was killed in action [26th April 1918].

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [8th June 1918].

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 108-111], and on the Memorial at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge

Johnson, RichardRef 345-332
[1851-1???] Born in Liverpool.

In 1872, he married Hannah Fielden [1856-1911] in Todmorden.


Hannah was born in Walsden
 

Children:

  1. Arthur [b 1877]
  2. Florence Leonora [b 1880]
  3. Alfonso Harold [b 1883]
  4. Ernest Fielden
  5. Herbert Richard [b 1891]
  6. Albert [b 1893]
  7. William [b 1896]

The children were born in Walsden

Johnson, ThomasRef 345-43
[1762-1814] Leeds architect who worked on Holy Trinity Church, Halifax [1795-1798] which is regarded as his best work

Johnson, ThomasRef 345-232
[18??-18??] Manufacturing chemist at Fly Laithe, Shelf [1861]

Johnson, ThomasRef 345-94
[18??-1918]

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

He was killed in the Battle of Kemmel [28th April 1918].

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 82-83 & 162A], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Bernard's Catholic Church

Johnson, ThomasRef 345-39
[1827-1909] Born in Beverley, Yorkshire.

He was blind after an illness [around 1880].

He was publican at the Bridge, Brighouse [1881].

He married Mary [1838-1901] from Stirling, Scotland.

Children:

  1. James [b 1868] who was a spinner piecer (cotton) [1881]
  2. Emily [b 1876] who was a cotton operative [1891], a cotton reeler [1901]

The family lived at

  • Lillands Lane, Rastrick [1891]
  • 113 Lillands Lane, Rastrick [1901]

Johnson, Thomas GeorgeRef 345-351
[1824-1908] Born in Maidstone, Kent, where his father was the Schoolmaster Sergeant of the 13th Light Hussars. Brother of John William Johnson.

He took over from his brother as Major and Adjutant of the Second West York Yeomanry Cavalry.

He was also in the 13th Light Dragoons and took part in the Crimean War when he rode as a Sergeant – and had his horse wounded – in the Charge of the Light Brigade.

He was promoted to RSM a few days later.

He became Lieutenant and Adjutant [May 1860].

He was further promoted to Captain (Instructor of Musketry) [May 1866].

He sold out his commission on 10th November 1869.

He was awarded

  • The Crimea Medal with clasps for Balaclava, Inkerman and Sebastapol
  • The Turkish Medal
  • The French Legion of Honour: 5th Class
  • The French War Medal
and is mentioned in Kingslake's History.

He is well recorded as organising funerals for members of the Yeomanry Cavalry including that of Sergeant Benjamin Burton Nagle, who also rode in the Charge of the Light Brigade.

He married Ellen [1835-1???] born in Manchester.

They lived at

  • Ovenden House
  • Cromwell Bottoms (which would have been the property of the Edwards family) 
  • Cromwell Cottage, Elland Road, Southowram, [1881]

He retired to Scarborough where he became Manager of the Royal Hotel.

At his home, York House, the Countess of Cardigan presented Thomas George with a painting of Lord Cardigan's charger and an engraving of Lord Cardigan leading The Charge of the Light Brigade

He died and was buried in Scarborough [1908]. Members of the Edwards family attended the funeral

Johnson, Wilfred IsaacRef 345-45
[1886-1917] Of Todmorden.

He was employed at the slipper works of Barker Clegg Limited / connected with Roomfield Baptist Church and School.

In [Q2] 1911, he married Emily Hartley in Todmorden.

They lived at 9 Crossley Street, Longfield Road, Todmorden.

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

He was sent to France at Christmas 1916.

He was killed in action by shellfire at Anzac Ridge, Ypres [19th November 1917] (aged 31).

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

Johnson, WilliamRef 345-218
[18??-19??] Partner in William Johnson & Company.

He lived at 9 Westfield Terrace, Halifax [1905]

Johnson, WilliamRef 345-3
[1818-1???] Born in Brighouse.

Landlord of the Station Hotel, Halifax [1881].

He married Ann [1834-1???].


Ann was born in Northowram
 

Children:

  1. Willie

Son Willie took over at the Station Hotel [1891]

Johnson, William HenryRef 345-340
[1???-19??] He was one of the first men in Halifax to enlist in the Great War

Johnson, WillieRef 345-2
[1863-1???] Son of William Johnson.

Born in Southowram.

He was licensed victualler at the Station Hotel, Halifax [1891].

In [Q1] 1885, he married Eliza Brearley [1863-1???] in Halifax.


Eliza was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Clement Lloyd b 1886

 

Johnson surnameRef 345-1
There are over 20 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Johnson, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Johnson:


Marriages 1835, 1874, 1893, 1894, 1899, 1907, 1908, 1911, 1920, 1929; Deaths 1899, 1900, 1907
 



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