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Kitson, AllanRef 328-9
[1864-1929] Son of Titus Kitson.

He was a potter of Woodman House, Elland [1890] / a potter [1891] / a farmer [1901] / a dairy farmer [1911].

On 9th April 1890, he married Mary Peel [1866-1???].


Mary, of Strawberry Cottage, Elland, was the daughter of Samuel Peel, gardener
 

The family lived at

  • 40 Southgate, Elland [1891, 1901]
  • Southgate, Elland [1911]

Allan died in 1929 (aged 64).

He was buried 2nd April 1929.


His burial place is not yet known
 

Kitson, ArthurRef 328-481
[1889-1917] Son of Henry Kitson.

Born in Elland [13th June 1889].

He was a member of Elland Primitive Methodist Sunday School / a labourer at brick works [1911] / employed by Hawkyard's / employed by Hoyle & Company, Longwood.

On 9th October 1910, he married Mary Alice Hayes [1888-1977] at Elland Parish Church.


Mary Alice, of 30 Turnpike Street, Elland, was born in Elland, the daughter of Samuel Hayes
 

Children:

  1. Annie [1911-1992]
  2. Hilda [1912-2008]
  3. Lena [1914-1914]
  4. Norah [1915-2008]

The children were born in Elland.

The family lived at

  • 18 Casson Place, Elland [1911]
  • 23 Westbury Street, Elland [1917]

During World War I, he enlisted with the Northumberland Fusiliers [April 1916], then served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He died of wounds in hospital in France [3rd April 1917].

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [5th May 1917].

He was buried at Savy British Cemetery, France [Grave Ref I G 8].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial.

In 1920, Mary married Arthur Warrington

Kitson, Charles HedleyRef 328-13
[1858-1902] Son of Joe Kitson.

He was assisting his father in pipe works [1881] / a tile maker of Cumberworth [1885] / a pipe manufacturer [1885] / a brick manufacturer of Denby [1899] / a sanitary tube manufacturer [1890] / a brick manufacturer dale [1891] / a coal merchant / a coal agent [1901].

On 17th June 1885, he married (1) Annie Dent Johnson [1859-1???] at St Peter's Church, Huddersfield.


Annice / Annie, of Huddersfield, was the daughter of John Johnson, innkeeper.

She was a coal agent [1911]

 

Children:

  1. Florence [b 20th December 1885] who was a pupil teacher [1901], an elementary teacher [1911]
  2. Ada Cicely [b 18th September 1890]
  3. George Leonard
  4. Joe [b 1896]

On 21st August 1899, he married (2) Mary Louisa Haigh [1866-1???] at Wortley.


Mary Louisa, of Denby, was the daughter of George Haigh, innkeeper.

Her father had married Sarah Hannah Noble [b 1842]

 

Children:

  1. Charles Eric [b 13th December 1901]

They lived at

  • Upper Denby, Denby Dale, Huddersfield [1902]
  • High Street, Denby Dale [1891]
  • Upper Denby (with Sarah Hannah Noble draper) [1901]
  • Upper Denby (with Sarah Hannah Noble shopkeeper) [1911]

Charles Hedley died 7th April 1902.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £110.

Administration was granted to his widow Mary Louisa

Kitson, CravenRef 328-7
[1854-1926] Son of Titus Kitson.

He was a potter [1881] / an earthenware glazier (worker) [1901] / a jobbing gardener [1911].

On 24th January 1879, he married Hannah Mary Clegg at St Paul's Church, Buttershaw. Children:

  1. Ebenezer [b 1880] who was a coal miner [1901], an ironstone miner [1911], & married [St Paul's, Buttershaw 1912] Emma Hillas
  2. Martha [b 1882]
  3. Minnie [b 1892]
  4. James Arthur Charles Titus

The family lived at

  • 47 Blackley, Elland [1881]
  • 14 Church Lane, North Bierley [1901]
  • 512 Halifax Road, Buttershaw [1911]
  • 512 Farfield Mount, Halifax [1916]

Craven died in North Bierley in 1926 (aged 72).

On 5th September 1931, Martha married George Walter Farrar.

Kitson, EdwardRef 328-169
[1804-1869] (Possibly) son of Joseph Kitson.

Born 7th December 1804.

He was

On 17th November 1825, he married (1) Mary Hanson [1806-1848] at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b before parents' marriage 1823]
  2. Sarah [b 1828]
  3. Joe / Joseph
  4. Mary [b 1832]
  5. Eliza [b 1834]
  6. Emma [b 1837]
  7. Betty [b 1840]
  8. Edward
  9. John [b 1846] who was a brick & tile maker [1869]
  10. Samuel [b 1848]

A Mary Kitson died in Huddersfield [Q2 1848].

In 1849, he married (2) Nancy Boocock [1814-1879] in Huddersfield.


Nancy was born in Denby Grange
 

Children:

  1. Fanny

The family lived at

  • Ainley Top, Elland [1841]
  • Blackley, Elland [1851]
  • Mount Pleasant, Ainley Top, Elland [1861]
  • Luck Lane, Lindley, Huddersfield [1871]

Edward died 17th July 1869 (aged 64).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £5,000.

Administration was granted to his widow Nancy, and sons Joe (of Elland), Edward (of Elland)  & John (of East View, Hillhouse, Huddersfield), and John Kirk of Huddersfield (architect).

Living with the widowed Nancy [in 1871] were her daughter Fanny (annuitant)  and sister Mary Boocock [b 1810]

Nancy died at Birkby [12th March 1879].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at under £200.

Her will was proved by her daughter Fanny

Kitson, EdwardRef 328-16
[1842-1???] (Possibly) son of Edward Kitson.

Born in

He was a brick & tile maker [1869] / a pipe & brick manufacturer of Fixby [1870] / a brick & pipe manufacturer employing 2 men, 3 boys & 2 women [1871] / a brick & tile maker [1881] / a foreman in brickworks [1891].

On 28th July 1870, he married Jane Elizabeth Carter [1840-1???] at St Augustine's Church, Scissett.


Jane Elizabeth, of Scissett, was the daughter of William Carter, corn dealer
 

There are no records of any children.

They lived at

  • Victoria Road, Elland [1871]
  • Savile Road, Elland [1881]
  • Lower Cumberworth [1891]

Living with them [in 1881] was brother-in-law John Edwards Carter [b 1829] (farmer) 

Kitson, Fanny BoocockRef 328-10
[1850-1912] Daughter of Fanny (née Boocock) & Edward Kitson.

On 4th October 1876, Fanny married William Bertram [1851-1???].


William, a widower, was an engineer from Ellengowan, Scotland, son of George Bertram, engineer
 

They lived at Elland and Gowan Craig Millar Park in the county of Midlothian, Scotland [1879].

Fanny died 17th September 1912

Kitson, GeorgeRef 328-141
[17??-1805] Innkeeper of the Old Cock, Halifax [1801].

In December 1801, he was listed in bankruptcy hearings

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. daughter
  2. daughter
  3. daughter who died 29th May 1805

He died in 1805, sometime after his youngest daughter

Kitson, GeorgeRef 328-496
[1783-1843] Of Brookfoot, Brighouse.

He died in 1843 (aged 60).

He was buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse [31st December 1853] (T50) 

Kitson, GeorgeRef 328-489
[1829-1905] Son of Joseph Kitson.

Born in Siddal Hall, New Lane, Siddal.

On 15th November 1854, he married (1) Margaret Wood [1831-1856] at Halifax Parish Church.

They had no children.

On 4th November 1857, he married (2) Mary Hall [1828-1866] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Jonathan William Gill Hall [b 1853]
  2. Arthur Lewis [1858-1931]
  3. Margaret Lily [1861-1947]

On 13th May 1867, he married (3) Elizabeth Brooks Townend [1842-1929] at Halifax Register Office


Elizabeth came from Doncaster
 

Children:

  1. Isaac
  2. George Henry Wray
  3. Emma Jane [1874-1928]
  4. Joseph Edward [1876-1933]
  5. Sarah Elizabeth [1879-1941]
  6. Mary Louisa [1881-1971]
  7. Ann Eliza [1883-1970]
  8. William Henry
  9. Charles Townend [1888-1951]

George died at Lower Green Farm, Siddal [26th July 1905]

Kitson, George Henry WrayRef 328-501
[1873-1941] Son of George Kitson.

He played for Halifax Rugby League Football Club

Kitson, George LeonardRef 328-15
[1890-1924] Son of Charles Hedley Kitson.

Baptised 12th November 1890.

In 1911, he was a clerk at sanitary pipe works, living at Denby, Denby Dale, Huddersfield [1911] with his mother & siblings and Sarah Hannah Noble (shopkeeper).

During World War I, he enlisted [1/3/1916], and served as a Private with the 3rd Battalion Seaforth Highlanders.

He served overseas and was discharged on account of wounds [1st November 1918], and is listed on the Roll of individuals entitled to the Seaforth Highlanders' War Badge.

In [Q2] 1921, he married Constance Wood in Huddersfield.

He died in 1924 (aged 34) 

Kitson, HarryRef 328-2
[1869-1949] Son of William Kitson.

Born 27th August 1869.

He was a mill hand, textiles [1881] / a mechanic, tool maker [1891] / an engine machine maker [1901] / a stationary engineer [1911] / a retired iron turner [1939].

On 1st October 1893, he married Ada Bottomley at St Augustine's Church, Pellon.


Ada was the daughter of Henry Bottomley
 

Children:

  1. William [1895-1919]
  2. John Edward [27/05/1899-1975]
  3. Annie Alexandra [1902-1974]
  4. Norman [1906-1977]
  5. Fred [1906] who died in infancy, & was buried at Mount Tabor with his Kitson grandparents

They lived at

  • 29 Haigh Street, Halifax [1881]
  • 74 Haigh Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 9 Pleasant Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 5 Commercial Road, Halifax [1906, 1911]
  • 6 Shroggs View Terrace, Halifax [1939]

Harry died around 22nd March 1949

Kitson, HarryRef 328-527
[1899-1918] Son of William Kitson.

Born in Brighouse.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 3rd Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.

He died in France [25th March 1918].

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [Grave Ref 5]

Kitson, HenryRef 328-487
[1852-1921] Son of Henry Kitson, clothier.

Born in Batley.

He was a spinner of Thornhill Lees [1871] / a card cleaner at woollen mill [1881] / a dye ware labourer [1891] / a gas stoker [1901].

In [Q2] 1871, he married Harriet Armitage [1854-1918] in Dewsbury at Holy Innocents, Thornhill Lees.


Harriet a mill operative of Thornhill Lees, was born in Batley Carr, Dewsbury, the daughter of James Armitage, butcher
 

Children:

  1. Fred [b 1872] who was a dye ware labourer [1891]
  2. Emily [b 1874] who was a worsted twister [1891], a worsted twister [1901]
  3. Annie [b 1877] who was a worsted spinner [1891]
  4. James Henry [b 1879] who was a worsted doffer [1891], a boiler shop labourer [1901]
  5. Harry [b 1888] who was a worsted doffer [1901]
  6. Arthur
  7. Edith [b 1895]

The family lived at

  • Moor Road, Thornhill, Dewsbury [1881]
  • Grove Place, Elland [1891]
  • 16 Gog Hill, Elland [1901]

Kitson, IsaacRef 328-315
[1871-1945] Son of George Kitson.

He was head gardener at the Royal Halifax Infirmary / gardener for Joseph Crossley at Copley Wood House / a farmer at Snydal Farm, Southowram [1903, 1905].

On 3rd June 1902, he married Harriet Fox.

Children:

  1. Marjorie [1903-1991]

Kitson, James Arthur Charles TitusRef 328-8
[1893-1962] Son of Craven Kitson.

He was a calico printer [1911] / a pipe layer [1930] / a dairyman [1939].

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

On 19th April 1930, he married Sarah Elizabeth Machin [1895-19??].


Sarah Elizabeth, of 22 High Street, Idle, was the daughter of Sarah & William Machin, labourer.

She was a dairyman's assistant [1939]

 

They lived at

  • 512 Farfield Mount, Buttershaw, Bradford [1930]
  • 316 Heaton Road, Heaton, Bradford [1939, 1962]

James Arthur died in Bradford [12th June 1962] (aged 69).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £1,077 7/5d.

Probate was granted to his widow Sarah Elizabeth

Kitson, JohnRef 328-166
[18??-1892] In 1883, he bought Soil Hill Pottery.

He married Hannah.

Children:

  1. Albert
  2. daughter

After John's death, Hannah and the family carried on the pottery business

Kitson, JohnRef 328-14
[1818-1???] A dyer of Halifax.

In June 1849, he and John Swallow, were convicted of manslaughter after throwing Robert Holdsworth out of a window in an argument.

At York Assizes, on 11th July 1849, the 2 men were sentenced to be transported for 18 years. They were amongst the 209 convicts who left England for Western Australia on the Mermaid [30th December 1850]

Kitson, JohnRef 328-4
[1823-1889]

He married Eliza Somerscales [1820-1856].

Children:

  1. William

Kitson, JosephRef 328-168
[17??-1836] Of Salendine Nook.

Established Blackley Pottery around 1810.

In 1826, he moved to a larger pottery at Ainley Top, Kitson's Woodman Works.

He married Betty Sheard [17??-18??].

Children:

  1. Edward
  2. Titus

In the explosion at the family's Woodman Works on 20th June 1868, Joseph and John Hanson, one of the workers, were covered with debris. Joseph managed to extricate himself without injury but John Hanson was killed instantly

Kitson, JosephRef 328-488
[1803-1870] Born in Norland.

He was a farmer at Far Siddal Hall [1841] / a farmer of 18 acres at Siddal hall [1851] / a farmer at Kitson Lane, Norland [18??].

On 16th March 1826, he married Elizabeth Wilson [1805-1891].

Children:

  1. Isaac [1826-1881] who was a cabinet maker's apprentice [1841], a cabinet maker [1851]
  2. John [1827-1894]
  3. George [b 1829]
  4. William [1831-1846]
  5. Sarah [1833-1887]
  6. Mary [1835-1906]
  7. Joseph [1837-1879]
  8. Maria [1839-1876]
  9. Edward [1842-1878]
  10. Emma [1845-1905]

Kitson, JosephRef 328-11
[1830-1???] Son of Edward Kitson.

He was a journeyman brickmaker [1851] / a brick maker of Elland [1854] / a brick & tile maker [1869] / a firebrick manufacturer employing 18 men and 12 boys [1871] / a brick & sanitary pipe manufacturer with 12 men [1881] / a brick & tile manufacturer [1891].

On 6th July 1854, he married Mary Dyson Wadsworth [1833-1???].


Mary, of Elland, was the daughter of Nathan Wadsworth, innkeeper
 

Children:

  1. Martha [b 1856]
  2. Charles Hedley [b 1858] who was assisting his father in pipe works [1881]
  3. Edward [1860-1895] who was assisting his father in pipe works [1881], & was buried at St Nicholas's Church, Cumberworth [15th February 1895]
  4. Agnes [b 8th April 1865] who was a pupil teacher [1881], a certified school mistress [1891]
  5. Lucy [1867-1948] who married [16th June 1895] Tom Duckitt Matthews [b 1861] (butcher of Denby Dale), son of Joseph Matthews (butcher) 
  6. Henry Augustus [1869-22nd July 1938] who was a brick maker [1891], a sanitary pipe manufacturer [1911]
  7. Joe Frederick
  8. George Edgar [b 1872] who was the manager of enamelled brick department [1891], a widower & a sanitary pipe manufacturer [1911]

The family lived at

  • Elizabeth Street, Elland [1871]
  • Prospect House, Cumberworth, Huddersfield [1881]
  • Westleigh, Denby Dale, Cumberworth [1891]
  • Denby Dale, Cumberworth [1911]

Living with them [in 1871, 1881, 1891] was Mary's sister Sarah Wadsworth [b 1836].


Details of Joseph's death & burial place are not yet known.
 

Living with the widowed Mary [in 1911] were sons Henry Augustus & George Edgar, and grandson Joe Kitson [b 1903]

Mary died September 1919 (aged 86).

She was buried at St Nicholas's Church, Cumberworth [16th September 1919]

Kitson, Joseph FrederickRef 328-12
[1870-1???] Son of Joe Kitson.

He was a brick & tile manufacturer of Denby Dale [1897] / a foreman in brickworks [1901].

On 17th April 1897, he married Charlotte Ella Matthews [1867-1959].

at Cumberworth


Charlotte Ella, of Denby Dale, was the daughter of Joseph Matthews, butcher
 

Children:

  1. Frank [b 1898]
  2. Harry [b 1903]

They lived at Briarfields, Denby Dale [1956].

Joe Frederick died 27th February 1956 (aged 85).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £25,363 3/8d.

Probate was granted to his widow Charlotte Ella and Alfred James Girling (incorporated accountant).

Charlotte Ella died in 1959 (aged 92) 

Kitson, JoshuaRef 328-502
[16??-1???] He was Constable of Northowram [1696]

Kitson, JoshuaRef 328-156
[16??-1720] Of High Sunderland.

The Northowram Register records that he


was well at dinner, went out with his man about some work, complain'd of a pain in his side, went into an alehouse which was near, died immediately 16th June 1720
 

Kitson, LeonardRef 328-89
[18??-19??] Landlord of the Black Horse, Stainland [1915].

In October 1915, he was charged with permitting drunkenness on his premises, after Leonard Carter was found asleep in the kitchen.

Kitson was fined £1 3/6d, and Carter was fined 7/6d or 7 days for being drunk on the premises

Kitson, LukeRef 328-3080
[1826-1873] Born in Huddersfield.

He was a shop keeper at Police Street, Brighouse [1873].

On 12th May 1850, he married Agnes Carmichael [1828-1892] in Kirkheaton.


Agnes was born in Belfast
 

Children:

  1. Joseph Benjamin who died 7th April 1859 (aged 4 years & 9 months), & was buried with his parents
  2. William [b 1857]
  3. Albert [b 1860]

Luke died 14th October 1873 (aged 47).

Agnes died 18th February 1892 (aged 64).

The couple were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse [Grave Ref: U22]

Kitson, OliverRef 328-284
[1849-1933] Son of Titus Kitson.

He was a fitter of South Lane, Elland [1890] / a partner in Kitson & Whitworth.

On 3rd February 1890, he married Julia Hannah Pilling [1853-1???].


Julia Hannah came from Victoria Road, Elland.

His father is not recorded on the marriage documents

 

Children:

  1. Edith [b 1890]

1891 census. Oliver Kitson (42) a mechanic; wife Julia H. (38) and daughter Edith were at 30, Grove Place, Elland. 1901 census. Oliver Kitson (50) Earthenware Manufacturer; wife Julia H. (48) and daughter Edith (10) were at Woodmans House, Elland.

They lived at Woodman House, Elland [1905]

Kitson, RileyRef 328-449
[1777-1840] Son of Riley Kitson

Born in Southowram; baptised at Southowram [27th April 1777].

He was a liquor merchant in Copper Street, Halifax [1816] / a porter, wine & spirit dealer in Copper Street, Halifax [1822] / wine & spirit merchant at Waterhouse Street, Halifax [1834] / wine & spirit merchant at 2 Waterhouse Street, Halifax [1837]

On 11th November 1806, he married (1) Elizabeth Rawlinson in Halifax.


Elizabeth was the daughter of Thomas Rawlinson
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 17th March 1807; bapt Square Chapel, Halifax 14th April 1807; d 13th September 1857] who married Rev John Barling
  2. Thomas who died 2nd May 1810 (aged 1 month) 

Elizabeth died in Halifax [6th August 1812] (aged 42).

He married (2) Ann [1788-1841].

Children:

  1. Mary Ann [bapt 17th October 1817]
  2. Joseph Rhodes [b 1818; bapt Square Chapel, Halifax 10th January 1819; d 16th July 1836]
  3. Christopher who died 5th June 1820 (aged 5 months) 
  4. John Riley who died 16th November 1823 (aged 1 year & 9 months) 
  5. William Henry [bapt Square Chapel, Halifax 29th July 1827; d 18th June 1829 (aged 1 year & 10 months)]

Riley died in Halifax [23rd July 1840] (aged 63).

Ann died 25th June 1841 (aged 53).

Members of the family were buried at Square Independent Chapel, Halifax in 2 separate graves

Kitson, RobertRef 328-503
[16??-17??] He was Constable of Northowram [1710-11]

Kitson, ThomasRef 328-504
[16??-1???] He was Constable of Northowram [1686]

Kitson, ThomasRef 328-470
[16??-1709] Of Upper Brear, Northowram.

He married Mary [16??-1700].

Children:

  1. Joseph [16??-1690]

The epitaph on the family memorial in Halifax Parish Church is recorded in the book Monumental & Other Inscriptions

The Northowram Register records


Thomas Kitson of Over Briar, Northowram buried 1st December 1709

A very big fat man

 

Kitson, TitusRef 328-165
[1819-1908] Son of Joseph Kitson.

Born in

He was

On 19th November 1838, he married Ann Craven [1817-18??].


Ann, of Lindley, was the daughter of John Craven, clothier
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1839]
  2. Matilda [b 1840]
  3. John [b 1843]
  4. Joseph [b 1846]
  5. Oliver
  6. George [b 1850]
  7. Craven
  8. Titus
  9. Wright Henry [b 1860]
  10. Allan

They lived at

  • Lindley Moor, Golcar, Huddersfield [1841]
  • Blackley, Elland [1851]
  • Woodman House, Elland [1861]
  • Woodman, Blackley, Elland [1871]

Titus died in Halifax [Q4 1908] (aged 89) 

Kitson, TitusRef 328-6
[1858-1945] Son of Titus Kitson.

Born 12th January 1858. Son of

Born in

He was partner in Kitson & Whitworth / a manager of Woodman House, Elland [1892] / an earthenware manufacturer [1901] / a draper [1911].

On 9th June 1892, he married (1) Emily Underwood [1857-1894].


Emily came from Lindley
 

Emily died in Halifax [Q1 1893] (aged 36).

On 31st March 1895, he married (2) Hester Ann Dennison [1855-1???].


Hester Ann, of Drighlington, was born in Adwalton, the daughter of Joseph Dennison, draper
 

Children:

  1. Edward Dennison Underwood (Kitson) [b Adwalton 1896] who lived at Linden House, Drighlington [1927] & married [Drighlington 7th May 1927] Emily Carter

They lived at

Living with Titus [in 1901] was his father Titus (retired potter).

Titus died in Spen Valley [Q1 1945] (aged 86).

He was buried at [13th January 1945]

Kitson, WilliamRef 328-175
[1???-1???] Police Constable in King Cross [1857]

Kitson, WilliamRef 328-5
[1???-18??] In October 1829, he was robbed by a gang comprising Daniel Maude, James Wilkinson, Edward Holden & John Clarke.

At their trial, they were all sentenced to death, but this was later commuted to transportation

Kitson, WilliamRef 328-3
[1843-1907] Son of John Kitson.

Baptised at Halifax Parish Church [25th June 1843].

He was an engine tenter [1871, 1881] / a stationary engine tenter [1891, 1907].

In 1863, he married Sarah Ann Blaymires [1844-1918] in Bradford.


Sarah Ann was the daughter of Betty (née Lambert) [1817-1884] & Samuel Blaymires [1819-1890]
 

Children:

  1. Alice [b 1864]
  2. Ann Elizabeth [1865-1941]
  3. Harry
  4. Hannah [1876-1944]
  5. Ada [b 1879]
  6. Edith [1881-1886] who was buried with her parents

They lived at

  • 41 Park Street, Halifax [1871]
  • 29 Haigh Street, Halifax [1881]
  • 74 Haigh Street [1891, 1907]

William died in 1907 (aged 65).

Members of the family were buried at Mount Tabor Wesleyan Methodist Chapel with grandson Fred Kitson

Mount Tabor burials details (Grave A/11):

  • Daughter Edith Kitson [20th May 1886] (aged 5 years) 
  • Grandson Fred Kitson [22nd August 1906] (aged 4 months) 
  • Sarah Ann Kitson [16th November 1918] (aged 74 years) 
  • William Kitson [3rd September 1907] (aged 65 years) 

Members of the family were buried at Mount Tabor Wesleyan Methodist Chapel

Kitson, WilliamRef 328-528
[1864-1918] Born in Southowram.

He was a joiner (dye works) [1888].

In 1888, he married Eliza Jane Sutcliffe [1859-1912] in Halifax.


Eliza Jane was born in Southowram
 

Children:

  1. Joseph [1894-1962]
  2. Harry

The children were born in Brighouse.

They lived at

  • 44 Elland Road [1901]
  • 7 Wilton Street, Brookfoot [1911]

Kitson, William HenryRef 328-469
[1885-1951] Son of George Kitson.

Born 3rd April 1885.

Farmer at Highfield Farm, Southowram [1930].

On 9th June 1930, Mrs Margaret Buick pleaded guilty to stealing 3 cauliflowers from him

On 17th February 1906, he married Edith Mary Bradbury at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Eva [1905-1991]
  2. Ivy [1908-1967]
  3. John William [1911-1917]
  4. Irene May [1913-1914]
  5. Jack [1914-1974]
  6. Edgar [1916-1985]
  7. Reggie [1919-1978]
  8. Alice [1924] who died when 1 day old

He died on 31st December 1951 and was cremated at Scholemoor Crematorium, Bradford

 

 

Kitson surnameRef 328-1
There are over 20 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Kitson, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.


Unattached BMDs for Kitson

Baptism 1842; Marriages 1810, 1859, 1914; Death 1907

 

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