Lockwood ...

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

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Lockwood, AlfredRef 455-2

In [Q1] 1872, he married Mary Ann Tillotson in Halifax.

Mary Ann was the daughter of
William Tillotson


  1. Clara Tillotson (Lockwood) [1872-1874] who was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1812] with her Tillotson grandparents

Lockwood, AlfredRef 455-5
Born in Ovenden.

He was a general merchant [1891] / a confectioner.

In [Q3] 1882, he married Rachel Rosella Pickard [1852-1???] in Halifax.

Rachel Rosella was born in Esholt


  1. Sarah A. [b 1874]
  2. Alfred B. [b 1883]
  3. Reginald H. [b 1885]
  4. Beatrice E. [b 1888]
  5. Albert Stanley [1889-1890]
  6. Albina Betty Hilda [1886]

The children were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1628]. with Mary Ann Lockwood [1845-1879] (of Northowram)  & Gordon Lockwood.

The family lived at 1 Burley Street Elland [1891]

Lockwood, BenjaminRef 455-1234
Of Rastrick.

Partner in Clayton & Lockwood [1856]

Lockwood, BenjaminRef 455-3

He married Betty [1810-1888].


  1. (possibly) Joseph

Betty died 19th October 1888 (aged 78).

Benjamin died 18th May 1891 (aged 67).

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1624]

Lockwood, CharlesRef 455-1236
Lodging house keeper at 8 Charles Street [20 lodgers in 1903]

Lockwood, FentonRef 455-664
Born in Shelley, Huddersfield.

He was a stay weaver [1881] / a pattern weaver worsted [1891] / a worsted pattern weaver [1901].

In 1877, he married Emily Barden [1855-1???] in Huddersfield.

Emily was born in Shelley


  1. Willie [b 1877] who was a mill hand worsted [1891]
  2. Annie E. [b 1879] who was a worsted weaver [1901], a  coating weaver (worsted) [1911]
  3. Arthur [b 1882] who was a worsted weft man [1901]
  4. Percy [b 1891] who was an assistant designer (fancy  worsted manuf ) [1911]
  5. Fred

They lived at

  • Far Bank, Shelley, Huddersfield [1881]
  • 4 Sheep Head, Kirkburton, Huddersfield [1891]
  • 24 Bankfield View, Haley Hill, Halifax [1901]
  • 55 Bath Place, Haley Hill, Halifax [1911]

Fenton died in Halifax in 1907 (aged 52) 

This & associated entries use material contributed by Roger Beasley

Lockwood, FredRef 455-665
Son of
Fenton Lockwood.

Born in Kirkburton.

He was a shop assistant (tobacconist) [1911] / a conductor with e Halifax Tramways.

During World War I, he enlisted [September 1914] and served as a Lance Corporal with the 10th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was sent to France in 1915.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died 29th July 1916 (aged 24).

The Halifax Courier [9th September 1916] reported his death with a photograph.

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [Grave Ref 6A & 68], and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

This & associated entries use material contributed by Roger Beasley

Lockwood, HenryRef 455-1653
Landlord of the
George, Brighouse [1874, 1883, 1887].

He married Mary [1826-1883]

Lockwood, Henry FrancisRef 455-240
Architect who formed the partnership
Lockwood & Mawson with William Mawson, and designed many local buildings including the White Swan Hotel, the Halifax Mechanics' Institute, and other buildings in Crossley Street and Princess Street, Halifax

Lockwood, Rev J. B.Ref 455-1114
Pastor at
Birchcliffe Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge [1853]. He retired in 1860 on account of ill-health

Lockwood, JamesRef 455-62
Of Brighouse.

He was a painter [1851].

On 26th July 1851, he married Harriet Taylor in Brighouse.

He was Harriet's 2nd husband


  1. Elizabeth Hepworth [1851-1853] who died aged 1 year & 8  months
  2. John James [1854] who died in infancy

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

This & associated entries use material contributed by Glynn Helliwell

Lockwood, JohnRef 455-124
He ran a
private school at Salterhebble [around 1838]

Lockwood, JohnRef 455-254
He lived at
Ewood Hall, Mytholmroyd [1656].

He built Bloomergate House, Midgley [1673].

He married Mary

Lockwood, JohnRef 455-8
Ewood Hall, Mytholmroyd

He married Unknown.

Child: Sarah

John died in 1747 and was buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden. His 11-year-old grandson John Grimshaw inherited Ewood Hall & was buried with him in 1766

This & associated entries use material contributed by Sandra Mills

Lockwood, JohnRef 455-779
Ewood House, Todmorden.

He married Unknown.


  1. Sarah [1779-1857] who married John Crossley

Lockwood, JohnRef 455-174
On 28th Dec 1870, he married Susey Riley in Halifax.

Susey was the daughter of
James Riley

Child: Harry [b 1871]

Susey died 19th February 1875.

Son Harry was brought up by his Aunt Nancy

This & associated entries use material contributed by Glynn Helliwell

Lockwood, JohnRef 455-741
Son of Ann & Dan Lockwood.

He lived at 6 Sky Alley, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He died 9th April 1917 (aged 34).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [Grave Ref 2 & 3], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Halifax Parish Church Members (WWI) Memorial

Lockwood, John deRef 455-667
Lockwood, Huddersfield.

See Elland Feud

Lockwood, John ThomasRef 455-1223
He was a jeweller [1880s].

In [Q1] 1857, he married Lucy Hartley [1826-1910] in Halifax.

John Thomas died 25th May 1891 (aged 57).

Lucy died 9th December 1910 (aged 84).

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 2149] with Richard Rothery

Lockwood, JosephRef 455-54
Of Bank House, Skircoat.

He married Mary [1752-1841].


  1. John [1800-27th December 1885] who was buried with his parents

Joseph died 31st December 1834 (aged 84).

Mary died 21st August 1841 (aged 89).

The couple were buried at Square Independent Chapel, Halifax

Lockwood, JosephRef 455-955
Born in Skircoat.

He was a carpenter [1841] / a wheelwright [1851].

He married (1) Martha [1795-1839].


  1. Mary [b 1821]
  2. Betty [1822-9th September 1855]
  3. Joseph [1827-1st April 1856]
  4. James Alfred [1829-12th June 1835]
  5. William H. [b 1832] who was a wheelwright [1851]
  6. Priscilla [b 1836]

Martha died 1st February 1839 (aged 44).

In [Q4] 1846, he married (2) either Hannah Mellor or Hannah Noble [1806-18??] in Halifax.

They lived at Skircoat Green [1841, 1851].

Joseph died 4th May 1860 (aged 70).

The couple & other members of the family () were buried at Square Independent Chapel, Halifax

Lockwood, JosephRef 455-7
Of Halifax.

Question: Is he the same person as Joseph Lockwood [1851-1925]?


He was a traveller [1891].

He married Eleanor.


  1. Gordon [1890-1891] who was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1628] with children of Alfred Lockwood

He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1628]

Lockwood, JosephRef 455-4
(Possibly) son of
Benjamin Lockwood.

Question: Is he the same person as Joseph Lockwood [18??-1???]?


Born in Ovenden.

He was a wire drawer [1881, 1901, 1911].

In [Q1] 1875, he married Eleanor Bolton [1853-1924] in Halifax.

Eleanor was born in Halifax


  1. Herbert [b 1877] who was a confectioner traveller [1901]
  2. Thomas [b 1879] who was a confectioner's assistant [1901]
  3. Alfred [b 1881] who was an iron moulder [1911]
  4. Frank [b 1883] who was an iron dresser [1901]
  5. Emma Elizabeth [b 1886] who was a worsted spinner [1901],  was a weaver [1911]
  6. Frances Ellen [b 1888] who was a dressmaker [1901, 1911]

The 1911 census shows that they had had 7 children of whom 6 were still alive at that time.

The family lived at

  • Lightcliffe, Hipperholme-cum-Brighouse [1881]
  • 18 Granville Street, Elland [1901]
  • 56 Elizabeth Street, Elland [1911]

Eleanor died 28th January 1924 (aged 71).

Joseph died 8th August 1925 (aged 74).

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1624] with Joseph's parents

Lockwood, MargaretRef 455-144
Film star and actress. Visited the
Picture House and the Electric Cinema in Halifax on 31st December 1947

Lockwood, SarahRef 455-9
Daughter of
John Lockwood of Ewood Hall, Mytholmroyd.

She was married several times.

She married (1) William Sutcliffe of Stansfield Hall.

She (possibly) married (2) John Ramsden.

She married (3) Rev William Grimshaw.

Sarah died in 1739 & was buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden next to Rev Grimshaw

Lockwood, SolomonRef 455-115
Of 22 John Street, Sowerby Bridge.

He was seriously injured – fractured skull & arm – in the Pye Nest Tram Disaster of 15th October 1907, and was detained at Halifax Infirmary

Lockwood, Dr W.Ref 455-968

Medical practitioner in Halifax [1895]. He was Honorary Medical Officer at the Royal Halifax Infirmary [1905]

Lockwood, Rev WilliamRef 455-701
He was educated at University College Oxford and served at Easingwold before becoming First Curate and Vicar of
Brighouse [1831-1833]

Lockwood, WilliamRef 455-283
A Halifax tinner.

On Saturday, 7th November 1857, he was attacked by Samuel Sutcliffe Jackson at the Waterhouse Arms, Halifax.

Jackson knocked him down, and kicked him brutally.

Lockwood died within a few minutes from the rupture of a blood vessel in the brain

Lockwood, WilliamRef 455-6
He was landlord of the
Station Hotel, Elland [1905] / Savile Arms, Elland [1908, 1913]


Lockwood surnameRef 455-1
The surname originates in Lockwood, and is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are 30 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Lockwood, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Lockwood

Marriages 1807, 1885, 1914; Deaths 1805, 1907


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