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Abraham Lee [1???-18??]
Absalom Lee [1828-18??]
Albert Lee [18??-1915]
Albert Lee [1889-1918]
Albert Lee [1892-1915]
Albert Lee [1892-1916]
Alfred Lee [1854-1917]
Alfred Lee [1898-1918]
Alfred William Lee [18??-19??]
Charles Lee [1812-1898]
Charles Lee [1883-1915]
Clarence Lee [1895-1915]
Cummins Lee [1???-1???]
Edward Lee [18??-191?]
Elias Lee [18??-1849]
Francis Lee [15??-1639]
Frank Lee [18??-191?]
Frank Lee [1871-1956]
Frederick Lee [18??-19??]
Geoffrey Lee [19??-]
Rev George Lee [1770-1842]
George Lee [1793-18??]
Henry Lee [18??-1???]
Henry Lee [18??-18??]
Herbert Lee [1865-1???]
Isaac Lee [1856-1920]
Isaac Lee [1890-1914]
James Lee [1816-1???]
James Lee [1816-1906]
James Lee [1851-1???]
James Denton Lee [1891-1918]
Joan Lee [19??-]
Job Lee [1???-1???]
John Lee [1832-1???]
John Lee [1845-1904]
John Lee [1860-19??]
John Styring Lee [1859-19??]
John William Lee [1868-19??]
John Willie Lee [18??-191?]
Joseph Lee [1821-18??]
Kenneth Henry Brown Lee [1???-1966]
Lee Lee [1782-1837]
Lewis Lee [1875-1927]
Martin Cunningham Lee [1895-1917]
Mary Ann Lee [1845-19??]
Oscar Lee [18??-19??]
Raymond Lee [1883-1941]
Robert Kelsall Lee [1827-1871]
Sam Lee [1898-1916]
Samuel Lee [1787-18??]
Sutcliffe Lee [1851-1???]
Rev T. Lee [18??-1???]
Thomas Lee [1798-1874]
Thomas Lee [1879-19??]
Thomas Lee [1919-1940]
Tom Lee [1885-1917]
Wallace Lee [1887-1970]
William Lee [1821-1890]
William Lee [1863-1898] 


Lee, Abraham
[1???-18??] Founder of Lee's Day School, Brighouse

Lee, Absalom
[1828-18??] Son of Samuel Lee.

Born in Rastrick.

He was educated at the Howgate Mary Boarding School in Knaresborough [1841].

He became a teacher in Rastrick.

He opened New Road Board School, Rastrick [1851].

In 1853, he married (1) Susannah Elizabeth [1827-1873].

Children:

  1. child
  2. child
  3. child
  4. child
  5. child
  6. child

He left Rastrick in the 1860s and moved to Thornton, Bradford. He ended his career in Speeton, Bridlington.

In 1874, he married (2) Emma Waines in Bridlington

Lee, Albert
[18??-1915] He lived at 36 Grant Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed in action [29th May 1915].

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

Lee, Albert
[1889-1918] DCM, MM.

Son of Hannah & Joseph Lee of Halifax.

In [Q1] 1917, he married Harriet Parker in Halifax.

They lived at 63 Elizabeth Street, Elland.

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

He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal and the Military Medal.

He died [25th August 1918] (aged 29).

He was buried at Mory Abbey Military Cemetery, Mory, France [IV A 18].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial

Lee, Albert
[1892-1915] Son of Alfred William Lee.

He was a dyer's labourer (carpet industry).

During World War I, he served as a Guardsman with the 2nd Battalion Scots Guards.

He died [18th May 1915].

He was buried at Perth Cemetery (China Wall), Belgium [IX A 10].

He is remembered on Rastrick War Memorial

Lee, Albert
[1892-1916] Son of Herbert Lee.

Born in Todmorden.

It is recorded that he had lived in Baltimore.

He was a cotton weaver [1911] / a core maker (moulders) [October 1911] / employed by Lord Brothers / employed by Messrs Hirst of Spring Hall Lane, Halifax.

In 1912, he married Emily Akroyd in Todmorden.

Children:

  1. Albert [b 1915]
  2. Jack [b 1913]

They lived at

In February 1910, he enlisted in the West Riding Regiment (Territorial Force).

In October 1911, he enlisted in the West Riding Regiment at Halifax.

In December 1911, he was discharged

Not likely to become an efficient soldier

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 4th Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment.

He died [23rd November 1916] (aged 24).

He was buried at Bienvillers Military Cemetery, France [III C 6].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on Todmorden War Memorial

Lee, Alfred
[1854-1917] Illegitimate son of Mary Lee from Norwood Green.


Alfred was possibly related to
James Lee
 

Born in Hipperholme.

He was a coal merchant [1874]. He established A. Lee & Sons

On 31st October 1874, he married Elizabeth Fidler in Halifax.


Elizabeth was the daughter of John Henry Fidler
 

Children:

  1. Lewis
  2. Thomas
  3. Raymond
  4. Dora [b 1885]
  5. Wallace
  6. Nellie [b 1892]
  7. Harry [1896-1945]

The children were born in Hipperholme.

The family lived at 1 Lee's Buildings, Hipperholme [when they were built, around 1867].

The couple died in Hipperholme: Alfred [7th January 1917]; Elizabeth [17th February 1934]

Lee, Alfred
[1898-1918] Son of Cecilia & Thomas Henry Lee of 60 Burnley Road, Luddendenfoot.

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

He died [10th April 1918] (aged 20).

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [82-85 & 162A], and on Luddendenfoot War Memorial

Lee, Alfred William
[18??-19??] Born in Dorking, Surrey.

He was a labourer (iron foundry).

He married Mary Schofield [18??-19??].


Mary was born in Lightcliffe
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [b 1880]
  2. George [b 1882]
  3. Arthur [b 1887]
  4. Albert
  5. Walter [b 1895]

The family lived at

  • 34 Rosemary Lane, Rastrick [1901]
  • 47 Rastrick Common [1911]

Lee, Charles
[1812-1898] He was a farmer of 30 acres with Aaron Webster [1871] / a farmer of 29 acres with his son, daughter-in-law and 2 grandchildren [1881].

The family lived at Upper Norcliffe Farm, Southowram [1871, 1881, 1898].

He was buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram

Lee, Charles
[1883-1915] Son of Isaac Lee.

Born in St Ives, Huntingdonshire.

He was a labourer (woollen dyer) [1901] / a regular soldier, serving in India [1911].

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

He was killed in action [17th January 1915].

He was buried at Oosttaverne Wood Cemetery, Belgium [V F 7].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on All Saints' War Memorial, Dudwell.

His brothers Isaac & Martin also died in the War

Lee, Clarence
[1895-1915] Son of Annie & John Alfred Lee of 51 Knowlwood Road, Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 8th Battalion Devonshire Regiment.

He died [25th September 1915] (aged 20).

He is remembered on the Loos Memorial, France [35-37], on Todmorden War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Todmorden Unitarian Church

Lee, Cummins
[1???-1???] Police Constable in Clifton [1857]

Lee, Edward
[18??-191?] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Lee, Elias
[18??-1849] On 11th August 1834, he married Ann Holdsworth [1821-1???].

Children:

  1. Alfred [b 1843]
  2. Mary Ann

The family lived at Northowram.

His wife, Ann, was a shopkeeper [1851] and a flour dealer [1861]

Lee, Francis
[15??-1639] A plasterer who was responsible for the plasterwork in many local houses – such as Marsh Hall. The moulds which he used to produce his plasterwork have been found in houses beyond Calderdale

Lee, Frank
[18??-191?] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Memorial at Shelf Wesleyan Methodist Chapel

Lee, Frank
[1871-1956] JP.

Son of William Lee.

He was a Director of Crossley's / Chairman and Governing Director of W. & R. K. Lee Limited / Chairman and Governing Director of Spur Doubling Mill Limited.

He married Kate.

In 1916, he bought Well Head House, Halifax.

He lived there until his death [17th February 1956], and his widow continued to live there until 1968. Probate records show that he left effects valued at £284,170 10/11d.

Probate was granted to his widow Kate, Edward Hoyle (company director), Sir Hereward Clare Lees (baronet), and Frances Joan Hoyle (married woman).

See Donald Clifton

Lee, Frederick
[18??-19??] Established Frederick Lee & Company.

He lived at Woodlands Avenue, Todmorden [1905]

Lee, Geoffrey
[19??-] Halifax draughtsman turned novelist. Lived in Lightcliffe from 1976.

His works include

  • Bamford: Memoirs of a Blood & Thunder Coach
  • Wars of the Roses: A history of Lancashire v Yorkshire Cricket Matches
  • One Winter
  • One Spring: Romance, Rock 'n' Roll and Rugby League in the 1970s
  • One Summer

Lee, Rev George
[1770-1842] Born in Elland. He was a tutor in Belper. He conducted a day school in Hull. He was a Unitarian minister in Hull. He was joint-proprietor of the Rockingham newspaper

Lee, George
[1793-18??] He served with the 2nd Battalion 84th Foot York & Lancaster Regiment in the Peninsular War

Lee, Henry
[18??-1???] JP.

He was a major benefactor of the Zion Congregational Church, Ripponden

Lee, Henry
[18??-18??] He was the innkeeper of the Duke of York Inn, Shelf. He also farmed 2 acres there.

In 1861, he married Hannah Northend.

In 1871, they were living near Leeds

Lee, Herbert
[1865-1???] Son of John Lee, labourer.

Born in Todmorden.

He was a weaver of Mill Wood, Stansfield [1887] / a colourer weaver (cotton) [1891] / a cotton loom overlooker [1901] / a cotton weaver [1911].

In 1887, he married Mary Ann Mackriel [1863-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary Ann, of Causeway Road, Langfield, was born in Todmorden, the daughter of John Mackriel, carder.

She was a cotton weaver [1891]

 

Children:

  1. John [b 1890]
  2. Albert
  3. Clara [b 1893] who was a cotton spinner [1911]
  4. Leonard [b 1895] who was a cotton weaver [1911]
  5. Bertha [b 1898] who was a cotton spinner [1911]
  6. Annie [b 1901]

The family lived at

  • 23 Lower George Street, Roomfield Lane, Langfield, Todmorden [1891]
  • 5 Carr House Fold, Stansfield, Todmorden [1901]
  • 15 Baltimore, Stackhills Road, Todmorden [1911]
  • Fair View, Todmorden [1916]

Lee, Isaac
[1856-1920] Born in St Ives, Huntingdonshire.

He was a color sergeant [1891] / an architect & surveyor's clerk [1901] / an army pensioner & land surveyor's clerk [1911] / employed by Jackson & Fox [1914].

In 1880, he married Bridget Cunningham 1862-1937 in Ballinrobe, Ireland.


Bridget was born in Ballinrobe, County Mayo, Ireland
 

Children:

  1. John Patrick [b Ireland 1882] who was a labourer railway goods yard [1901]
  2. Charles
  3. James [born in India 1885-1960] who was a labourer woollen dyer [1901]
  4. Helen Jane [1888-1967]
  5. Isaac
  6. Thomas [1892-1962] who was a carpet cutter [1911]
  7. Martin Cunningham
  8. Mary Ellen / Elizabeth Florence [1896-1972]
  9. William Edgar [1898-1963] who was a twiner cotton mill [1911]
  10. Norah [1901-1969]
  11. Frank [1902-1976]
  12. Joseph [1902-1964]

The family lived at

  • West Riding Regiment Depot, High Road Well, Halifax [1891]
  • 8 Green Mount Terrace, Halifax [1901]
  • 10 Green Mount Terrace, Halifax [1911]
  • 23 Bank House, Salterhebble [1914]

A note written by Thomas suggests that there was a family dispute and the members of the family scattered, and he did not know their addresses.

Bridget was living alone at 49 Portland Street, Range Bank, Halifax [1911].

The other members of the family

  • Isaac
  • Thomas
  • Mary Elizabeth Florence
  • William Edgar
  • Norah
  • Frank
  • Joseph

were living at 10 Green Mount Terrace, Halifax [1911].

Sons Charles, Isaac & Martin died in World War I

Lee, Isaac
[1890-1914] Son of Isaac Lee.

Born in Halifax Barracks.

He was a member of St Marie's Catholic Church, Gibbet Street / employed by the Campbell Gas Engine Company Limited.

In 1911, he was in Ambala, India, serving as a Private with the 1st Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

During World War I [1914], served as a Corporal with the 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

His next of kin was his mother Bridget.

He was killed in action in France [27th October 1914].

He is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial, France [5 & 6], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on All Saints' War Memorial, Dudwell.

His brothers Charles & Martin also died in the War

Lee, James
[1816-1???] Innkeeper of the Hare & Hounds, Stansfield [1841].

He married Sarah [1816-1???]

Lee, James
[1816-1906] In 1867, he bought Tan House Croft, Hipperholme.

He built Hipperholme Tannery.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1838] who married Joseph Scott
  2. John
  3. William [b 1848]
  4. James
  5. Alfred [b 1854]
  6. Fanny [b 1859]
  7. Edwin [b 1861]

He and his family ran the tanning & currier business, James Lee & Sons, until 1903 when it was bought by Brookes. The Lee family lived at – and probably owned – Gaubert Hall, Hipperholme for several decades from the mid-19th century until after 1891

Lee, James
[1851-1???] Son of James Lee.

He was a builder / a leather merchant [1891].

He went into the family business – James Lee & Sons.

He owned an antique and curio business in the parade of shops at Lee's Buildings, Hipperholme

He married Alice.

Children:

  1. Alice [b 1876]
  2. John [b 1881]

The family lived at Denholmegate Road, Hipperholme [1891]

Lee, James Denton
[1891-1918] Son of William Lee.

Born in King Cross.

He was educated at Crossley & Porter School.

During World War I, served as a 2nd Lieutenant with the 10th Battalion Manchester Regiment of the Lancaster Yeomanry.

He died of wounds received in France [22nd January 1918].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Crossley & Porter School, Halifax.

There is a memorial to him in Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 1645].

His sister, Kate, placed a seat at Trinity College Cambridge in her brother's memory, and paid for National Trust woodland to be planted at Busk Wood, Little Langdale, Cumbria in his memory.

In 1921, he was awarded a posthumous British War Medal which Kate received on behalf of their mother

Lee, Joan
[19??-] Local poet. She lives in Luddendenfoot. She was a founder member of Pennine Poets

Lee, Job
[1???-1???] Carpet manufacturer at Lower George Yard, Halifax.

On his death, the business was carried on by John Crossley and others

Lee, John
[1832-1???] Born in Meltham.

He was an engine tenter [1881] / landlord of the Brighton Hotel, Halifax [1891].

He married Hannah [1832-18??], born in Rishworth. John was a widower by 1891.

Children:

  1. Sarah [b 1862] who was a cotton winder [1881]
  2. Honora [b 1863] who was a cotton twiner [1881]
  3. Isaac [b 1864] who was a shaft oiler [1881]
  4. Charles Henry [b 1865]
  5. Harry S [b 1873] who was a mill hand [1891]
  6. John [b 1875] who was a mill hand [1891]

The family lived at 29 Richardson Street, Halifax [1881]. After John's death, daughter Sarah may have taken over at the Brighton Hotel

Lee, John
[1845-1904] Son of James Lee.

Born 20th April 1845.

He was a leather merchant [1881] / a member of the Hipperholme Local Board.

He went into the family business – James Lee & Sons.

In [Q2] 1868, he married Anna Maria Berry in Halifax.


Anna Maria or Hannah Maria was (possibly) the daughter of William Berry
 

Children:

  1. Annie [b 1871]
  2. Fred [b 1874]
  3. John Oscar [b 1876]
  4. Harry [1877] who died aged 2 months
  5. Rose Ethel [b 1879]

The family lived at Lightcliffe

Lee, John
[1860-19??] Born in Bishop Burton, Yorkshire.

He was a coachman, living at Brier Lodge, Southowram [1901].

In [Q4] 1882?, he married Alice Pickles? from Halifax, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Thomas H [b 1888]
  2. William [b 1893]
  3. Harold [b 1896]
  4. Dorothy [b 1900]

The family lived at Brier Lodge, Southowram [1901]

Lee, John Styring
[1859-19??] Son of Joseph Lee.

Born in Halifax.

He was a wine merchant at Barum Top / a wine & spirit merchant (employer) [1901].

He inherited the family business.

In 1895, he married Letitia Conway [1866-19??] from Goole, in Bradford.

Children:

  1. Marjorie [b 1897]

The family lived at

See

Lee, John William
[1868-19??] Born in Shelf.

He was a drayman [1901].

In [Q3] 1889, he married Sarah Ann Brearley in Halifax.


Sarah Ann was the daughter of
William Brearley
 

They lived at 8 Crown Road, Boothtown, Halifax [1901].

Living with them [in 1901] were Sarah Ann's orphaned siblings

Lee, John Willie
[18??-191?]

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Lee, Joseph
[1821-18??] He was employed by John Styring as an assistant in his grocery business.

On John Styring's death [February 1858], it appears that Joseph inherited the business.

He was a wine and spirit merchant [1871].

In 1846, he married Mary Styring.


Mary was the daughter John Styring
 

Children:

  1. Catherine [b 1847]
  2. Mary A [b 1850]
  3. Eliza [b 1851]
  4. Margaret [b 1855]
  5. John Styring
  6. Thomas H [b 1861]

The family lived at Barum Top, Halifax [1871]

Lee, Kenneth Henry Brown
[1???-1966] Pharmaceutical chemist of Rastrick

Lee, Lee
[1782-1837] Of Chorley, Lancashire.

Born 27th May 1782.

On 21st June 1815, he married Anne Cocksey [1791-1871].


Anne was the daughter of Joseph Cocksey of Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1816]
  2. Henry [b 1817]
  3. twins Thomas [b 1819]
  4. Edward [b 1819] who died in infancy
  5. William
  6. James [1824-1882]
  7. Robert Kelsall
  8. Lee [1828-1893]
  9. Samuel [1830-1831]
  10. Joseph Cocksey [1832-1894]

Lee died [29th October 1837]

Lee, Lewis
[1875-1927] Son of Alfred Lee.

He was an assistant coal merchant [1899, 1911].

He had a grocer's shop at 1 Halifax Road, Hipperholme.

On 26th April 1899, he married Laura Waddington [1873-1935] in Halifax


Laura was born in Brighouse
 

Children:

  1. child
  2. child

The couple died in Hipperholme: Lewis [30th October 1927] Laura [] (aged 1035) 

Lee, Martin Cunningham
[1895-1917] Son of Isaac Lee.

Born in Halifax.

He was an oiler (worsted mill) [1911].

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

His next of kin was his brother Thomas.

He was killed at Passchendaele [9th October 1917].

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [XXIX C 24], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at All Saints' Church, Dudwell.

His brothers Charles & Isaac also died in the War

Lee, Mary Ann
[1845-19??] Daughter of Elias Lee.

She was a winder in a worsted factory [1861].

She married George Frederick Leach

Lee, Oscar
[18??-19??] He had a joinery business at Lee's Buildings, Hipperholme

Lee, Raymond
[1883-1941] Son of Alfred Lee.

He was a leather dresser [1915].

On 10th March 1915, he married Emily Broadbent [1888-1970] at St Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe.


Emily was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. child

Raymond died in Hipperholme [14th April 1941]

Lee, Robert Kelsall
[1827-1871] Son of Lee Lee.

Born in Chorley, Lancashire [20th March 1827].

He was a partner in W. & R. K. Lee Limited / a commission agent & cotton doubler [1871].

He may have been involved in the design of Zion Congregational Church, Ripponden [1870].

In [Q3] 1856, he married Rosalie Hannah Soundy Tunmer [1928-1905] in Ipswich.


Rosalie Hannah was born in Ipswich
 

They had no children.

They lived at

Robert died [30th October 1871].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £6,000.

Administration was granted to his widow Rosalie Hannah (of Roman Place, Bury New Road, Manchester).

Rosalie Hannah died at 18 Old Butter Market, Ipswich [20th May 1905].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £1,932 15/5d [Resworn £2,535 9/9d].

Probate was granted to Herbert William Lee (merchant & cotton doubler), and Samuel Herbert Southern (merchant) 

Lee, Sam
[1898-1916] Son of Wood Lee of 5 Dale Place, Dale Street, Brighouse

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

He died [3rd September 1916] (aged 18).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [6A & 6B]

Lee, Samuel
[1787-18??] Born in Rastrick.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Absalom

Lee, Sutcliffe
[1851-1???] Son of Thomas Lee, overlooker.

Born in Birkenshaw.

He was an engineer of Halifax [1874] / a machine fitter [1881] / a gas engine maker [1891] / a machine fitter [1901].

In 1874, he married Mary Ann Swift at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary Ann was the daughter of
John Swift
 

Children:

  1. Tom

In 1881, they were living with Mary Ann's sister Amelia and her husband William Uttley.

The family lived at

  • 2 Silver Street, Northowram [1891]
  • 2 Silver Street North, Halifax [1901]

Mary Ann died [Q1 1902] (aged 51).

Sutcliffe died in 1904 (aged 53) 

Lee, Rev T.
[18??-1???] Minister at Cross Lanes United Methodist Chapel, Hebden Bridge. He left in July 1897

Lee, Thomas
[1798-1874] Born in Hipperholme.

He was a farmer [1841] / a farmer of 17 acres [1851].

In 1815, he married Hannah Taylor [1796-1862] at Halifax Parish Church.


Hannah came from Bierley
 

Children:

  1. Jane [b 1816]
  2. John [b 1817]
  3. Thomas D [b 1821]
  4. Hannah [b 1821]
  5. Sampson [b 1825]
  6. Henry [b 1827] who was a wool sorter [1851]
  7. Daniel [b 1828]
  8. Harriat [b 1831]
  9. Ellen Ann [b 1834]
  10. S. Marsden [b 1837] who married Drusilla Haigh
  11. Lavinia [b 1842]

The family lived at

Thomas & Hannah were buried at Coley Church

Lee, Thomas
[1879-19??] Son of Alfred Lee.

Born in Hipperholme [20th July 1879].

He was a coal merchant's assistant, [1911] / a farmer [1923].

On 31st May 1923, he married Agnes Ivy Mary Leigh at Coley Church.


Agnes Ivy Mary was a widow
 

Lee, Thomas
[1919-1940] Son of Betsy & Thomas Lee of Siddal, Halifax

He was employed by Mackintosh's / a Territorial.

During World War II, he was called-up [October 1939], and served as a Private with the 2nd/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was reported missing and assumed to have died [11th June 1940] (aged 21).

He is remembered on the Dunkirk Memorial, France [62], and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Lee, Tom
[1885-1917] Son of Sutcliffe Lee.

He was a member (brother) of the Halifax Central Lodge of the International Order of Good Templars / a member of West Vale Liberal Club / an apprentice blacksmith [1901] / a postman in West Vale [for 10 years] / a reservist.

He lived with his cousin Mrs Illingworth at Cromwell Street, Halifax.

He was engaged to Miss Edith Dyson of 100 Haugh Shaw Road, Halifax.

During World War I, he was called-up [5th August 1914], and served as a Sergeant with the 1st Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He was wounded once.

He was killed in action north of Béthune [28th May 1917] (aged 32).

He was buried at Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, France [I Q 25].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Halifax Post Office.

He and Miss Dyson were to be married when he was next home on leave

Lee, Wallace
[1887-1970] Son of Alfred Lee.

Born in Hipperholme [25th November 1887].

He was chief cashier at the Halifax Building Society

Lee, William
[1821-1890] Son of Lee Lee.

Born in Chorley, Lancashire [28th February 1821].

He was a partner in W. & R. K. Lee Limited / merchant & cotton spinner [1871]

He married Hannah [1837-1892].


Hannah was born in Camberwell, Surrey
 

Children:

  1. Kate Hannah [b 1863]
  2. Herbert William [b 1865]
  3. Sydney [b 1867]
  4. Frank

The family lived at Summerfield, Prestwich [1871]

Lee, William
[1863-1898] Born in Shipley.

He became a grocer and greengrocer in Halifax.

In [Q2] 1889, he married Mary Denton [1868-1950] in Halifax.


Mary was the daughter of
Thomas Edward Denton
 

Children:

  1. James Denton
  2. Kate [b 1891]

The family lived at 7 Winding Road Cocoa House, Halifax.

After William's death, Mary went to work in Sheffield, and the children were resident scholars at Crossley Orphanage.

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 1645]

 

Lee surname

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are over 50 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Lee, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Lee:


Marriages 1850, 1859, 1867, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1891, 1899, 1902, 1906, 1922, 1939; Death 1907
 



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