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Marsden, MrRef 249-13
[17??-1???]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. William
  2. Richard

Marsden, AbrahamRef 249-774
[1???-18??] He was appointed Surveyor of the Highways for Elland-with-Greetland [1835]

Marsden, AbrahamRef 249-161
[1820-1868] Of Brookfoot.

He married Mary [1821-1869].

The couple were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Marsden, AlecRef 249-1185
[1896-1916] Or Alexander.

Son of Renard Marsden.

He was a woollen piecener (self actor mules) [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 9th Battalion Black Watch (Royal Highlanders).

He died 17th August 1916 (aged 19).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [16th September 1916].

He is remembered on the family grave at Boulderclough United Methodist Chapel,

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [Grave Ref 10A], and on Luddendenfoot War Memorial

Marsden, ArthurRef 249-1753
[1898-1918] Son of John Marsden.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was a member of Christ Church School, Sowerby Bridge & Institute / a part-timer / cotton twister [1911] / employed at Fairlea Mills, Luddendenfoot.

During World War I, he enlisted [February 1917], and served as a Private with the 6th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment.

He died 22nd March 1918 (aged 19).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [4th May 1918].

He was buried at Ste. Emilie Valley Cemetery, Villers-Faucon, France [Grave Ref IV E 8].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge

Marsden, BenjaminRef 249-551
[17??-18??] Hatter in [1792]

Marsden, C.Ref 249-6
[18??-191?] He was educated at Crossley & Porter School.

He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

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

Marsden, CharlesRef 249-267
[1784-18??] He was a shop keeper [1841].

He married Sarah [1796-1866].

Children:

  1. John
  2. Thomas
  3. Mary [b 1825]
  4. Sarah [b 1829] who married James Cockroft
  5. Ann [b 1831]
  6. Ruth [b 1833] who married George Holden
  7. Charles
  8. David [b 1839]
The sons & sons-in-law of were prime movers in the Marsden family of silk producers.

The family lived at Dyson Lane, Soyland [1841]

Marsden, CharlesRef 249-16
[1819-1???] Illegitimate son of Mary Marsden of Hove Edge.

Baptised at St Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe [27th June 1819]

Marsden, CharlesRef 249-23
[1836-1878] Son of Charles Marsden.

He was a grocer [1871] / partner in James Cockroft & Company / partner in Marsden Brothers, Holden & Company / a silk spinning master [1878].

He married Mary Hannah Pickles.


Mary Hannah was the daughter of James Pickles
 

Children:

  1. Arthur [b 1872]

Marsden, DenisRef 249-1176
[1923-1943] Son of Laura & Frank Marsden of Elland.

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

He died 15th February 1943 (aged 20).

He was buried at Elland Cemetery [A C 1701].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial, on the Memorial at Elland Boys' Brigade, and on the Memorial at Elland Working Men's Club

Marsden, EdwardRef 249-27
[1862-1???] Son of Thomas Marsden.

He was working in the silk industry

Marsden, F. H.Ref 249-294
[1???-1???] He was responsible for reviving the local Pace Egg play

Marsden, FrankRef 249-209
[1879-1907] Of Sowerby Bridge.

He was an iron-worker / a driller at C. Redman & Sons Limited / a member of Norland Band.

In [Q4] 1903, he married Emily Hitchen in Halifax.

They had no children.

The family lived at 35 Sparkhouse Lane, Norland [1907].

He was injured in the Pye Nest Tram Disaster of 15th October 1907, and died a few hours after admission to Royal Halifax Infirmary. He had been travelling upstairs on the tram.

He was buried at Sowerby Bridge Cemetery

Marsden, Frank KitsonRef 249-30
[1892-1955] MC.

Son of Henry Marsden.

Born in Brighouse.

He was a student at training college for schoolmasters [1911] / a school teacher.

During World War I, he enlisted [early 1915], and served as a Private, with the West Riding Regiment, then Sergeant, before becoming battalion bombing sergeant and receiving his commission and becoming Lieutenant.

He was awarded the Military Cross [1918] for


gallantry during operations of the Marne. He was wounded in the operations, but recovered
 

His photograph appears with a report of his award in the Halifax Courier [12th October 1918].

In [Q2] 1916, he (possibly) married Ada Willis in Tynemouth.

They lived at 2 Gladstone Street, Wellington Quay, Newcastle-on-Tyne [1918].

A Frank K. Marsden died Q1 1955 (aged 63) 

Marsden, FredRef 249-1754
[1859-1???] Son of Phineas Marsden, carpet weaver.

Born in Halifax.

He was a driller of St Mark Street, Northowram [1903] / an ironworks labourer [1911].

He married (1) Unknown.

Children:

  1. Sarah Elizabeth [b 1880] who was a twister at worsted mill [1911]
  2. Lily Eva [b 1882] who was a rover at worsted mill [1911]

In [Q1] 1903, he married (2) Betsy at Halifax Parish Church.


Betsy, of Orange Street, Halifax, was the daughter of
John Maude, and widow of Robert Walter Maude
 

The family lived at 58 Woodside View, Haley Hill, Halifax [1911].

Living with them [in 1911] was Betsy's son William Maude

Marsden, FrederickRef 249-4
[1876-1917] Son of Jonathan Marsden.

Born in Brighouse.

He was a fruiterer [1891] / a greengrocer of Green Lane, Halifax [1896] / a greengrocer [1901, 1911].

In [Q1] 1896, he married Ada Wornes [1877-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Ada, of Otley Street, Halifax, was born in Eckington, Dronfield, Derbyshire, the daughter of Robert Wornes, coal miner
 

Children:

  1. Herbert [b 1897] who was a roving frame doffer worsted [1911]
  2. Robert [b 1899] who was a part time bobbin setter [1911]
  3. Wilfred [b 1901]
  4. Walter [b 1903]
  5. Clifford [b 1906]
  6. Vera [b 1909]
  7. Arnold [b 1913]
  8. Eva [b 1916]

The family lived at

  • 13 Spice Cake Lane, Halifax [1901]
  • 24 St Luke's Street, Claremount [1911]

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 9th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He was killed in action [9th April 1917] (aged 41).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [16th June 1917].

He was buried at Cojeul British Cemetery, France [Sp Mem A 2].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Marsden, GamalielRef 249-24
[1634-1681] BA.

Third son of Rev Ralph Marsden. He was educated at Dublin. He came to England after the Restoration and stayed with the Bailey family of Allerton.

He married (1) a member of the Bailey family.

For a time, he served at Coley where his father had been minister.

In 1661, he moved to become Curate at Southowram. He was ejected in 1662 and went to Holland after his wife died.

He returned to England and taught at a church at Topcliffe.

In 1674, he married (2) a widow, Mrs Christopher Marshall.

He was buried at Tingley

Marsden, GledhillRef 249-911
[18??-19??] Woollen manufacturer at Providence Mill, Elland.

He lived at 78 Catherine Street, Elland [1905]

Marsden, HalsteadRef 249-110
[1866-1937] Born in Elland.

He was a worsted mill overlooker [1890].

On 31st Dec 1890, he married Hannah Elizabeth Pitchforth in Elland.


Hannah Elizabeth was the daughter of
John Pitchforth
 

Children:

  1. Harold
  2. Hilda [b 1893]
  3. Emma [b 1895]
  4. Elsie [b 1899]
  5. Albert [1902-1979]
  6. Eric [1904-1991]
  7. Hannah Elizabeth [b 1907]

Marsden, HaroldRef 249-133
[1891-1957] Son of Halstead Marsden.

On 6th Apr 1915, he married Florence Hitchin [1892-1984] in Elland.


Florence was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Donald [1915-1985]
  2. Winifred [b 1918]

Marsden, HarryRef 249-226
[18??-19??] Of Sowerby Bridge.

He sustained scalp wounds and a compound fracture of the arm in the Pye Nest Tram Disaster of 15th October 1907, and was detained at Halifax Infirmary

Marsden, HenryRef 249-4800
[16??-1687] Of Gisburne.

He married Jane Mort.


Jane was the daughter of Adam Mort of Preston who was Mayor in 1642 when he was killed in the defence of that borough against the Parliament
 

On 9th January 1669/70, Joshua Waterhouse & his wife, conveyed to Henry four messuages at Norwood Green in the occupation of Richard Shoesmith, Henry Waddington, Matthew Lume and Henry Holdsworth. Rookes Hall was one of these properties.

In 1684/5, Henry sold the houses and farm at Upper Rookes to Robert Ramsden of Siddal Hall, Southowram

for a sum so small that it apparently amounted to a gift

He died January 1687/8

Marsden, HenryRef 249-193
[18??-1???] He married Emma Lumb [18??-1???].

Children:

  1. Sophia [1873-1938] who married James Pickles

Marsden, HenryRef 249-29
[1865-19??] Son of Benjamin Marsden, joiner.

Born in Lightcliffe.

He was a mechanic of Brighouse [1891] / a mechanic (iron turner & fitter) [1891] / a turner for steam engine maker [1901] / a mechanic of Crown Street, Brighouse [1910] / a planer for mechanical engineer's [1911].

In 1891, he married (1) Alice Kitson [1862-1906] at Halifax Parish Church.


Alice, of Brighouse, was born in Siddal, the daughter of Joseph Kitson, builder
 

Children:

  1. Frank

Alice died Q1 1906 (aged 43).

In 1910, he married (2) Eliza Ann Boler [1863-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Eliza Ann, of Garden Road, Brighouse, was born in Laughton-en-le-Morthen, near Rotherham, Yorkshire, the daughter of William Boler, tailor
 

The family lived at

  • South Street, Brighouse [1891]
  • 4 South Street, Brighouse [1901]
  • 12 Crown Street, Brighouse [1911]

Marsden, HerbertRef 249-31
[1893-1928]

He died 18th December 1928 (aged 35).

He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 1274]

Marsden, Herbert HarryRef 249-9
[1877-1918] Born in Halifax.

He was a carter with Lewis Hamilton & Sons, carriers.

He lived at 10 Silver Street North, Haley Hill, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 21st Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died of wounds [17th May 1918] (aged 41).

He was buried at Pernes British Cemetery, France [Grave Ref I E 32].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Marsden, JamesRef 249-3
[1819-1876] Of Halifax.

He died at Halifax workhouse [8th January 1876] (aged 57).

He was buried at Stoney Royd Cemetery [Grave Ref: A 16 D]

Marsden, Dr James AspinallRef 249-706
[18??-19??] MRCS.

Surgeon and Medical Officer of Health for Lightcliffe. He wrote works on temperance [1903] and a pamphlet entitled

Lead in Water v. Arsenic in Beer [1904]

On 10th June 1896, he married Elizabeth Maude Pickford from Liverpool.

See Lightcliffe Golf Club

Marsden, JeremiahRef 249-817
[1626-1684] Son of Rev Ralph Marsden.

He was educated at Manchester and Christ's College Cambridge [1647], and taught at Great Neston, Cheshire where his brother Samuel Marsden was minister.

In 1651, he came to assist Robert Booth at Halifax. In 1652, he moved to High Shuttleworth, Lancashire.

He served in Ireland before returning to England to become vicar at East Ardsley, Wakefield, from where he was ejected in 1662

Marsden, JohnRef 249-26
[1819-1885] Son of Charles Marsden.

He was a worsted weaver [1841] / in the silk industry [by the 1860s] / partner in James Cockroft & Company / a silk spinner employing 60 people [1871] / partner in Marsden Brothers, Holden & Company / (possibly) manager of the firm's Lilly Lane Mill, Halifax [1881].

He married Harriet Ogden.

Children:

  1. Charles [b 1868]
  2. Sarah [b 1870]
  3. Edith [1873-1899] who married Squire Jonas Halliday

The family lived at

  • Rastrick [1871]
  • 4 Wesley Terrace (off Lilly Lane), Halifax [1881]

Marsden, JohnRef 249-33
[1820-1???] Born in Halifax.

He was a male servant [1841] / a gentleman servant [1851] / a coachman domestic [1861] / a coachman [1871].

In [Q3] 1839, he married Jane Hamer [1821-1???] in Halifax.


Jane was born in Skircoat
 

Children:

  1. Thomas
  2. Sarah [b 1843] who was a nurse [1851], a worsted spinner [1861]
  3. Hannah / Judith Ann [b 1845] who was a worsted spinner [1861], a weaver [1871]
  4. Jane [b 1847] who was a worsted spinner [1861], a weaver [1871]
  5. Emma [b 1852] who was a weaver [1871]
  6. William [b 1850] who (possibly) died in infancy
  7. Lucy Ann [b 1855] who was a weaver [1871]
  8. Jeremiah [b 1857] who was a mill hand [1871]
  9. Frederick [b 1859] who was a mill hand [1871]
  10. Maria [b 1860]
  11. Mary A. [b 1864]

The family lived at

  • Lane Ends, Skircoat [1841]
  • Burnley Road, Skircoat [1851, 1861]
  • Warley Town [1871]

Marsden, JohnRef 249-1172
[17??-18??] Hatter in Skircoat [1784-1797]

Marsden, JohnRef 249-20
[18??-1???]

In 1852, he married Barbara Judson.


Barbara was the daughter of
John Judson
 

They lived at Spring Terrace, Newchurch, Lancashire [1861, 1876]

John died before 1876.

Barbara died at Stacksteads [4th July 1876].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at under £450.

The will was proved by David Lord (manager)  and David Holt (book keeper) 

Marsden, JohnRef 249-9250
[1821-1881] He was a draughtsman & model maker at Dean Clough, Halifax / assistant to George Collier.

He married (1) Unknown.

In 1872, he married (2) Mary Tankard.

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3738]

Marsden, JohnRef 249-17
[1833-1???] Illegitimate son of Hannah Marsden of Hove Edge.

Baptised at St Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe [26th May 1833]

Marsden, JohnRef 249-21
[1875-19??] Son of William Marsden, commission agent.

Born in Brearley / Sowerby Bridge.

He was a woollen finisher of 45 Hollings Mill Lane, Sowerby Bridge [1898] / a blanket finisher [1901] / a blacksmith's striker for railway company building department [1911].

In [Q1] 1898, he married Alice Nicholl [1873-19??] at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge.


Alice, of 12 Rose Mount, was born in Luddendenfoot, the daughter of George Nicholl, publican
 

Children:

  1. Arthur
  2. Annie [b 1902]
  3. Ernest [b 1904]

The family lived at

  • 14 Egerton Street, Sowerby Bridge [1901]
  • 9 Peel Street, Sowerby Bridge [1911]
  • 22 Peel Street, Sowerby Bridge [1918]

Living with them [in 1901, 1911] was unmarried sister-in-law Ellen Horsfield [b 1858] (blanket weaver) 

Marsden, John CleggRef 249-22
[1817-1877] Born in Rastrick.

He was a tailor employing 1 man [1851] / grocer & tea dealer [1851] / a tailor & draper employing 4 men & 3 boys [1861].

In [Q3] 1839, he married Elizabeth Wormald [1817-1888] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Stainland [12th December 1817]
 

Children:

  1. Sarah [1841-1918] who married Joseph Park
  2. Emma [b 1844]
  3. Mary Hannah [b 1847] who was a nurse [1861]
  4. Ellen [b 1855]

The family lived at

  • 112 & 113 Square, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1851]
  • 347 Dob Royd, Stainland [1861]
  • Dob Royd, Stainland [1871]

Living with them [in 1861] was Alfred Ackroyd [b 1845] (apprentice tailor).

John Clegg died 9th September 1877 (aged 60).

Elizabeth died 6th September 1888 (aged 71).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Marsden, John EllisRef 249-18
[1823-1???] Illegitimate son of Martha Marsden of Brighouse.

Baptised at St Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe [14th September 1823]

Marsden, JonasRef 249-15
[18??-1???] Recorded in 1868, when he was deputy constable at Rastrick

Marsden, JonasRef 249-1580
[1814-18??] Son of Richard Marsden.

He was a farmer of 21 acres at Nunnery Farm, and quarry master – employer of men / a stone merchant at Rastrick [1867].


In August 1867, he was working a stone mine at Rastrick. A gin horse was used to bring stone from the 20-30 yard deep shaft to the surface. The man in charge of the horse released the animal while he removed some timbers, and a sudden command to the animal startled it and it fell into the pit and was killed.

The horse was worth £20.

Jonas was brought to book over the incident

 

He married Ann.

Children:

  1. Henry [b 1840]
  2. Ralph
  3. Alice [b 55]
  4. Leah [b 1848]
  5. Mary Ann [b 1852]
  6. Annie [b 1849]

They lived at Nunnery Farm, Rastrick

Marsden, JonasRef 249-1678
[1825-1???] He was a flag dresser [1851].

In 1848, he married Sarah Aspinall [1828-1???].

Children:

  1. John [b 1840]
  2. Ellen [b 1850]

The family lived at Lane Head, Brighouse [1851].

Living with them [1851] were lodgers Thomas Aspinall [b 1831] (quarryman)  and Brook Aspinall [b 1843]

Marsden, JonathanRef 249-8
[1843-1889] Son of Joseph Marsden, fruiterer.

Born in Clifton.

He was a fruiterer in Brighouse [1868] / a fruit merchant [1871] / a green grocer [1881].

In 1868, he married Jane Smithson [1847-1???] at St Peter's Church, Leeds.


Jane was born in Bramley, the daughter of Joshua Smithson, assistant overlooker
 

Children:

  1. Ernest [b 1870] who was a fruiterer [1891]
  2. Frank [b 1871] who was a corn miller [1891]
  3. Frederic / Frederick Marsden
  4. Elizabeth [b 1878]
  5. John [b 1880]

The family lived at

  • 3 Church Gate, Brighouse [1871]
  • Spring Bank House, Elland Road, Brighouse [1881]
  • 49 Green Lane, Halifax [1891]

Jonathan died in 1889 (aged 45) 

Marsden, JosephRef 249-1238
[1???-18??] He was licensee of the Masons' Arms, Elland [1845].

In [Q3] 1837, he married Abigail [1806-18??].


Abigail was born in Southowram.

She was the widow of Mr Pearson, and had a son by her first marriage William P. Pearson [b 1831] who was a stone dresser [1851]

 

Children:

  1. Richard G. [b 1841]
  2. George [b 1843] who had taken over at the Masons' Arms by 1871

In the 1851 census, Abigail is described as a widow and had taken over at the Masons' Arms. She does not appear on the 1871 census

Marsden, Joseph FosterRef 249-7
[1887-19??] Born in Halifax.

In [Q3] 1907, he married Mary Ellen Barrett in Halifax.


Mary Ellen was the daughter of
John Barrett
 

Children:

  1. Winifred Lola [b 1908]
  2. Donald [b 1910]

Marsden, JosiahRef 249-818
[16??-16??] Local preacher who was ejected

Marsden, Lawrence EverretRef 249-1431
[1892-1917] Son of Alice & Edwin Marsden of 77 Highbury Place, Rastrick.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/5th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He was killed in action [9th October 1917] (aged 25).

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 42-47 & 162], and on Rastrick War Memorial

Marsden, LukeRef 249-175
[1???-1868] From Huddersfield.

He married into the Stead family of Soyland.

Beeston Hall, Ripponden passed to him when Richard Royds died.

See William Marsden

Marsden, MidgleyRef 249-7721
[1819-1905] In [Q4] 1866, he married Hannah Brooke in Halifax.


Hannah was the daughter of
Sammey Drake Brooke
 

Children:

  1. Ada Elizabeth [1871-1874]
  2. Harriet [1873-1874] who died aged 1 year

The children were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Hannah is mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1893 where she is shown as

Hannah Marsden, single woman, formerly wife of Midgley Marsden, of Brighouse, and probate was granted to Sarah Priscilla Marsden, spinster

Marsden, Norman AlfredRef 249-1393
[1898-1917] Son of Joseph Shaw Marsden of 27 High Street, Brighouse.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 13th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He died 16th June 1917 (aged 19).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [Grave Ref 2 & 3]

Marsden, Rev RalphRef 249-97
[16??-1648] Vicar of Coley [1617-1629].

He left to serve at Ashton-under-Lyne, Middleton, Neston and West Kirby, Cheshire.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Samuel
  2. Jeremiah
  3. Gamaliel
  4. Josiah
  5. Esther

All his children were born at Coley and all his sons entered the church

Marsden, RalphRef 249-169
[1841-19??] Son of Jonas Marsden.

Born in Rastrick.

He was an inspector of nuisances [1901] / homoepathic chemist shopkeeper (employer) [1901].

In [Q3] 1861, he married Elizabeth Oldfield [1842-19??] in Huddersfield.


Elizabeth was born in Huddersfield
 

Children:

  1. Jonas [b 1876] who was a stone quarryman [1901]
  2. Edith [b 1883] who was a homoepathic chemist (saleswoman) [1901]
  3. Mary A [b 1874] who married Mr Greenwood

The family lived at 39 Bradford Road, Brighouse [1901].

Living with them [in 1901] were grandchildren Sam Greenwood [b  1894] and Elsie Greenwood [b 1898]

Marsden, RenardRef 249-1184
[1853-1910] Son of Phineas Marsden, weaver

Born in Sowerby.

He was a woollen spinner [1872, 1881] / a publican [1891] / a woollen spinner [1891, 1901].


Question: Does anyone know which [1891] hostelry this may have been?

 

In 1872, he married (1) Elizabeth Farrar [1852-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Elizabeth, of Sowerby, was born in Warley, the daughter of William Farrar, watchman
 

Children:

  1. Janet [b 1875] who was a worsted drawer [1891]
  2. Elizabeth E [b 1878] who was a worsted spinner [1891]
  3. Sarah Ann [b 1886] who was a worsted twister [1901]

Elizabeth died in Halifax [Q3 1891] (aged 39).

In [Q4] 1895, he married (2) Emma Mitchell [1864-19??] in Halifax.


Emma was born in Sowerby.

She had a daughter: Evenda Mitchell [b 1892].

Evenda was a weaver (woollen) [1911], and her widowed mother Emma was also a weaver (woollen) [1911]

 

Children:

  1. Alec
  2. Susannah [b 1899] who was a bobbin setter on frame worsted [1911], & married George Fernyhough

The family lived at

  • Duke Street, Luddendenfoot [1881]
  • 10, 14 & 18 Burnley Road, Luddendenfoot [1891]
  • 17 Boulderclough [1901]
  • Higgin Chamber, Sowerby [1911]
  • 37 Bank View, Luddendenfoot [1916]

Living with them [in 1881] was Renard's sister Sarah Marsden [b 1845] (cotton doubler).

Renard died in Halifax in 1910 (aged 57).

Members of the family were buried at Boulderclough United Methodist Chapel

Marsden, Rev RichardRef 249-521
[16??-17??] Curate at Sowerby [1710]. He later served at Hornsey, East Yorkshire.

In 1710, he married Elizabeth, daughter of James Stansfeld

Marsden, RichardRef 249-14
[1759-1???] Son of Mr Marsden.

Born in Norland.

He married Judith Horsfield [1763-1???].


Judith was born in Norland
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1783]
  2. James [b 1785]
  3. Susannah [b 1788]
  4. Joseph [b 1789]
  5. Sarah [b 1790]
  6. Richard [b 1792]
  7. Bar Bar [b 1794]

They lived in Norland before moving to Rastrick [around 1784]

Marsden, RichardRef 249-12
[1792-1865] Son of William Marsden.

Born in Rastrick [19th February 1792].

He was a stone quarryman.

On 14th June 1815, he married Leah Bottomley [1794-1829].

Children:

  1. Jonas
  2. William [b 1813] who died in infancy
  3. Jane [b 1816]
  4. Hannah [b 1819]
  5. Thomas [b 1825]
  6. Mary [b 1829]

They lived at Highbury Place, Nunnery Lane, Rastrick.

Leah died 23rd July 1829 (aged 35).

Richard died 9th February 1865 (aged 73).

The couple were buried at Rastrick Church

Marsden, RichardRef 249-1079
[18??-18??] Woollen cloth manufacturer at Elland.

In December 1844, he was declared bankrupt

Marsden, RichardRef 249-915
[18??-19??] Quarry owner and stone merchant at Lower Edge Quarries, Rastrick [1893] and Blue Ball Quarry, Rastrick [1905]

Marsden, SamRef 249-1314
[1887-1918] Son of William Henry Marsden of King Cross, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd/6th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment.

He died 21st March 1918 (aged 31).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [Grave Ref 6]

Marsden, SamuelRef 249-816
[16??-16??] Son of Rev Ralph Marsden.

He was minister at Great Neston, Cheshire and his brother, Jeremiah, taught at the school there.

He was ejected

Marsden, T.Ref 249-1414
[1???-19??] Curate at Sowerby [1920]

Marsden, ThomasRef 249-32
[1840-1870] Son of John Marsden.

In [Q3] 1861, he married Sarah Ann Whitehead [1839-1907] in Halifax.


Sarah Ann was born in Halifax, the daughter of John Whitehead [b 1811] (ag.lab 1881) 
 

Children:

  1. Lilly Marsden [b 1864] who was a dress maker [1891]

Thomas died 18th July 1870 (aged 30).

He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 1699].

In [Q2] 1872, Sarah Ann married (2) Elkanah Wade.

Sarah Ann died in 1907.

Elkanah died in 1909.

Sarah & Elkanah are buried with Thomas

Marsden, ThomasRef 249-25
[1821-1899] Son of Edwin Cockroft.

He was a cordwainer [1841] / a shoe maker / partner in James Cockroft & Company / a silk spinner [1871] / partner in Marsden Brothers, Holden & Company.

He married Harriet Lodge.

Children:

  1. Edward

The family lived at

  • Bradford Road, Brighouse [1871]
  • 60 Lower Wade Street, Halifax [1881]

Marsden, Rev TomRef 249-1216
[18??-19??] MA.

Son of William Marsden, a solicitor's clerk.

Born in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire.

He was educated at Cambridge before becoming Curate at Illingworth [1910-1915].

He lived at Russell House, Raw Lane, Illingworth [1911].

He left to become Vicar of Mirfield

Marsden, UrsulaRef 249-5
[1974-] Stage name of Ursula Holden-Gill

Marsden, WilliamRef 249-11
[1???-18??] He was a weaver in Midgley.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Jane [1826-1896] who married John Wormald
  2. Ellen [1830-1???] who married (1) Mr Bedforth & (2) Richard Moses

Marsden, WilliamRef 249-2
[1763-1???] Son of Mr Marsden.

He married Sarah Stott [1767-1???].

Children:

  1. John [b 1789]
  2. Jeremiah [b 1791]
  3. Richard
  4. Elizabeth [b 1795]
  5. Susannah [b 1796]

Marsden, WilliamRef 249-657
[18??-18??] He lived at Beeston Hall, Ripponden.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Lydia who married [1863] Charles Ivimy from Rochdale

See Luke Marsden

Marsden, WilliamRef 249-19
[1826-1???] Illegitimate son of Mary Marsden of Nab End.

Baptised at St Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe [24th February 1826]

Marsden, WillieRef 249-10
[1898-1917] Born in Leyland, Lancashire.

He was a core maker at Denham's, Holmfield.

He lived at 7 Sodhouse Green, Ovenden.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/6th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed in action [13th May 1917] (aged 19).

He was buried at St. Vaast Post Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L'Avoue, France [Grave Ref IV G 7].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

 

The Marsden FamilyRef 249-28
The family owned many silk manufacturing businesses in and around Halifax.

Prime movers were the sons & sons-in-law of Charles Marsden:

Their businesses were

which were carried on at

Marsden surnameRef 249-1
Another form of the surname is Marston

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are over 40 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Marsden, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Marsden:


Marriages 1856, 1862, 1871, 1888, 1907, 1912, 1918; Deaths 1899, 1900, 1907
 



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