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Kelly, MrRef 449-202
[18??-1???] From Dublin.

He married Margaret [1833-1909].


Margaret was born in Dublin
 

Children:

  1. John
  2. Annie [b 1859] who was a cotton winder [1901] – see Ms Kelly
  3. Mary [b 1858] who was a cotton winder [1901] – see Ms Kelly
  4. Elizabeth [b 1849] who married Mr Pickles

The children were born in Ireland.

They lived at 15 Shroggs Road, Halifax [1901]. Margaret was widowed by 1901.

Living with them [in 1901] was grandson Vincent Kelly

Kelly, MsRef 449-200
[18??-19??] It is unclear whether she was

  • Mary Kelly [b 1858] (born in Bray, County Dublin), or
  • Annie Kelly [b 1859] (born in County Wicklow) 

One of the ladies was possibly mother of Vincent Kelly.

In 1901, both ladies were living at 15 Shroggs Road, Halifax with their widowed mother Margaret.

In 1911, both ladies were living 15 Crossleys Buildings, Shroggs Road, Halifax with their brother John

Kelly, ChristopherRef 449-566
[1???-19??]

He married Doris [1???-19??].

Children:

  1. William

They lived at 39 All Soul's Road, Haley Hill

Kelly, George HarryRef 449-174
[1886-1916] Son of Harry Kelly.

He was a carpet weaver creeler [1901] / a weaving overlooker [1907].

In 1907, he married Mary Elizabeth Graydon [1887-19??] at All Saints' Church, Dudwell.


Mary Elizabeth, of 24 Stoney Royd Terrace, Siddal, was the daughter of Benjamin Graydon, overlooker
 

Children:

  1. child
  2. child
  3. child
  4. Leslie [b 1915]

They lived at 14 Temperance Street, Commercial Road, Halifax.

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

He was reported missing and assumed to have died at Crucifix Corner, Somme [17th September 1916] (aged 30).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [14th October 1916].

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [Grave Ref 6A & 6B], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Stannary Congregational Church, Halifax

Kelly, HarryRef 449-250
[1866-19??] Son of Luke Kelly, weaver.

Born in Halifax.

He was a carpet weaver of Cross Fields [1886] / a Brussels carpet weaver [1891, 1901] / a carpet weaver [1911].

In 1886, he married Mary Elizabeth Firth [1865-19??] at St James's Church, Halifax.


Mary Elizabeth, of Cross Fields, was born in Halifax, the daughter of George Firth, bill-poster
 

Children:

  1. George Harry
  2. Edith Ann [b 1888] who was a worsted spinner [1901], a coating weaver [1911]
  3. Alice [b 1905]

They lived at

  • 4 Back Dean Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 13 Dean Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 56 Commercial Road, Halifax [1911]
  • 9 Browning Avenue, Siddal [1916]

Living with them [in 1901] was widowed mother-in-law Ann Swallow [b 1836]

Kelly, Rev JamesRef 449-270
[18??-18??] Minister at St Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Halifax [1865]

Kelly, JamesRef 449-565
[1895-1916] Son of John Kelly.

He was a driver for licensed broker [1911] / employed by Benjamin Benn & Sons.

During World War I, he served as a Gunner with the Royal Field Artillery.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died 2nd September 1916.

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

His brother John William also died in the War

Kelly, JohnRef 449-357
[1809-1865]

He married Catherine (Kate) [1813-1883].


Catherine was born in Ireland
 

Children:

  1. Mary Agnes [1828-1893] who was a tailoress [1871, 1881, 1891]
  2. John Stephen [1839-1865]

The family lived at

  • 9 Timber Street, Skircoat, Halifax [1871, 1881]

In 1891, Mary Agnes was head of the household living at Rhodes Street, Halifax, with niece Teresa M. Kelly [b Queensbury 1863] (elementary teacher)  & nephew John W. Kelly [b Leeds 1868] (coach man domestic servant).

John died 3rd April 1865 (aged 56).

Catherine died 29th March 1883 (aged 70).

The couple & the children were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 3107]

Kelly, JohnRef 449-479
[1857-19??] Born in Portadown, Ireland.

He was a labourer gas house [1901] / a labourer for building contractor [1911].

Around 1887, he married Harriet Kelly [1867-19??].


Harriet was born in Wicklewood, Norfolk
 

Children:

  1. John William
  2. Mary Ann [b 1891] who was a mill hand [1911]
  3. James

They lived at

  • 7 Swan Bank Lane, Halifax [1901]
  • 17 Bedford Terrace, Halifax [1911]
  • 2 Swaine's Terrace, Commercial Road, Halifax [1916]

He served for 9 years as a Lance Corporal with the Grenadier Guards.

During World War I, he served Royal Defence Corps [1916].

Sons John William & James died in World War I

Kelly, JohnRef 449-201
[1875-19??] Son of Mr Kelly.

Born in Bray, County Dublin.

He was a worsted factory labourer [1901] / a wool comber finisher [1911].

He lived at

  • 15 Shroggs Road, Halifax [with his widowed mother Margaret as head of the household 1901]
  • 15 Crossleys Buildings, Shroggs Road, Halifax [1911]

Living with him [in 1911] were his sisters Annie [b 1858], Mary [b 1868] (cotton winder), and Eliza Pickles [b 1846] (widow), and nephews Vincent, Thomas Goodrick [b 1908], and Alfred Goodrick [b 1910]

Kelly, John PatrickRef 449-155
[1892-1917] Son of Ann & Joseph Kelly of 2 Delph Hill Lane, Midgley.

He was a member of Luddenden Mechanics' Institute / a member of Luddenden Working Men's Club / employed by R. T. Riley & Company at Peel House Mills.

During World War I, he enlisted [14th August 1914], and served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He went to France [April 1915].

He was killed in action [9th October 1917] (aged 25), as he was moving forward with a machine gun team supporting attacking infantry at the Battle of Passchendaele.

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 82-85 & 162A], on Luddenden Working Men's Club Roll of Honour, and on Luddenden & Midgley War Memorial

Kelly, John WilliamRef 449-480
[1888-1916] Son of John Kelly.

Born in Halifax.

He was an errand boy milliner's shop [1901] / a labourer for brickmaker [1911] / a boxer / interested in all military sports.

In June 1906, he joined the 1st V. B. West Riding Regiment.

In April 1908, he was transferred to the Territorials as Sergeant until December 1911.

In January 1912, he joined to Regulars and was a Gunner with the 104th Battalion Royal Field Artillery.

In September 1912, he went out to Africa.

At the outbreak of World War I, his regiment came back to England and, in September 1914, he left for the Front.

He was severely wounded by a German shell at Mametz Wood, Somme, and died immediately [23rd June 1916] (aged 28).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [22nd July 1916].

He was buried at Citadel New Military Cemetery, Fricourt, France [Grave Ref IV E 13].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Halifax Parish Church Church Members (WWI) Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Bernard's Catholic Church.

His younger brother James was a Gunner in the Royal Field Artillery, and broke the news to the family.

James also died in the War [2nd September 1916]

Kelly, MaryRef 449-361
[1791-18??] Born in Ireland.

Children:

  1. Thomas [b 1826] who was a general labourer [1900]
  2. Mary [b 1826] who was a worsted rover [1851]
  3. Bridget [b 1829] who was a worsted drawer [1851]
  4. Sisely [b 1831] who was a worsted rover [1851]
  5. Anne [b 1833] who was a worsted piecer [1851]
  6. Elizabeth [b 1836] who was a worsted piecer [1851]
  7. Catherine [b 1838] who was a worsted piecer [1851]

The children were born in Ireland.

They lived at Cooper House Mill [1851].

Living with the widowed Mary & children [in 1851] were a number of lodgers, (possibly) Irish immigrant workers at Cooper House Mill, Luddendenfoot:

also two visitors:

  • Mrs Catherine Cosgrave [b 1816] who was a widow [1851]
  • Mary Cosgrave [b 1831] who was a cleaner in a worsted factory [1851]

Kelly, PatrickRef 449-324
[1848-1877] From Stockport.

He died [4th March 1877] after being struck on the head as he was hoisting a stone at Camm Brothers' Slead Syke Quarry, Brighouse [19th February 1877.] This was his first day working at the quarry

He and other men were moving a stone weighing about 2 tons when the chain slipped and the stone fell on him fracturing his skull. He died in Huddersfeld Infirmary [4th March 1877]

Kelly, ThomasRef 449-475
[1856-1911] Born in Halifax.

He was a painter [1893] / a painter & decorator.

In 1893, he married Elizabeth Ann Sykes [1857-1951] in Halifax.


Elizabeth Ann was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Tom Wilson
  2. James Albert who lived at 23 Back Cross Hills, Halifax [1915]

They lived at 6 Canning Street, Lee Mount [1911]

Kelly, Tom WilsonRef 449-473
[1895-1917] Son of Thomas Kelly.

He was a member of St George's Church, Lee Mount & School / an engineering apprentice [1911] / employed by the Halifax Rope Company.

He lived with his parents at 23 Cannon Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He died of heart failure whilst serving with the British Expeditionary Force in Salonika [25th December 1917] (aged 22).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [2nd February 1918].

He was buried at Struma Military Cemetery, Greece [Grave Ref VI D 1].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Kelly, VincentRef 449-191
[1895-1915] Son of Ms Kelly.

Born in Halifax.

He was associated with St Marie's Catholic Church, Gibbet Street / a brass cutter [1911] / employed by Messrs Bairstow.

In 1901, he was living with his grandmother Margaret and his aunts and uncle.

In 1911, he was living with his uncle John Kelly and his aunts.

During World War I, he enlisted in 1914 and served as a Private, first with the 2nd/4th Battalion before being transferred to the 8th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed in action whilst digging a trench in the Dardanelles [31st October 1915].

He was buried at Hill 10 Cemetery, Turkey [Grave Ref I G 5].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Kelly, WilliamRef 449-145
[17??-18??] Of Glasgow.

In 1820, he married Maria Browne, putting an end to Anne Lister's interest in the girl

Kelly, WilliamRef 449-211
[18??-1916] Son of Patrick & Jane Kelly of 20 Ann Street, Halifax

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 92nd Brigade Machine Gun Corps.

He served as Webster.

He died 27th May 1916.

He was buried at Bertrancourt Military Cemetery, France [Grave Ref 1 A 2]

Kelly, WilliamRef 449-249
[1925-1945] Son of Christopher Kelly.

He was educated at St Joseph's Catholic School, Claremount & Halifax Tech / employed by William Tordoff, butcher on Market Street, Halifax / a member of the ATC.

During World War II, he served as a Flight Sergeant with the 622nd Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He was killed in action over Danzig [7th January 1945] (aged 20).

He is remembered on the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey [Grave Ref 271], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Bernard's Catholic Church

 

Kelly surnameRef 449-1
There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Kelly, as discussed in this SideTrack.


Unattached BMDs for Kelly

Marriage 1913; Death 1811

 




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