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Mellor, MrRef 241-1646
[17??-1???]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. (possibly) Sarah [1775-1859] who married Scipio Dyson
  2. (possibly) Hannah [b 1782] who married William Shepherd

Mellor, MrRef 241-4180
[18??-1???]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. (possibly) William
  2. (possibly) Sam

Mellor, AlfredRef 241-4401
[18??-1???] Stationmaster at Brighouse Railway Station [1881]

Mellor, BenjaminRef 241-947
[17??-18??] Cotton spinner at Lower Swift Place Mill, Soyland [early 19th century].

See Mellor, Berry & Pogson

Mellor, BenjaminRef 241-54
[1781-1845] Woollen manufacturer and merchant.

He built Holywell Hall, Stainland.

In March 1834, 65 of his workers signed an undertaking to leave any trade union whilst in Mellor's employment.

He was on the committee of the Huddersfield & Liverpool Direct Railway Company [1845].

He lived at Ash House, Holywell Green [1861].

He married Sarah, widow of Samuel Shaw.

Benjamin died 9th August 1845 (aged 64).

They are remembered at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland.

Their remains were interred at Blackley Baptist Graveyard.

See West Yorkshire Railway Company

Mellor, BenjaminRef 241-12
[1846-1927] Son of Joseph Mellor.

Born in Stainland.

He was a woolsorter [1861, 1871] / a bread baker [1881] / a baker [1891] / an oat bread baker [1901].

In [Q3] 1868, he married Sophia Jagger [1846-1???] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Sam
  2. Joe [1872-19th August 1901] who was a mill hand [1891]
  3. Lucy [b 1877] who was a mill hand [1891] who married Arthur Clay Thomas
  4. Fred [b 1880]
  5. John H. who died 22nd November 1885 (aged 1 year & 3 months) 
  6. Ellen [1882-21st May 1955] who was a cotton cop winder [1911], & was buried with her parents
  7. Alice [b 1888]

The family lived at

  • Beech Street, Stainland [1871]
  • New Street, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1881]
  • High Street, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1891, 1901]

Living with them [in 1911] was brother-in-law John Hinchcliffe [b 1859] (joiner).

Benjamin died 21st December 1927 (aged 82).

Sophia died 25th October 1928 (aged 83).

The couple were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland.

Other members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with Benjamin's parents

Mellor, BenjaminRef 241-1
[1855-1???] Born in Windhill, Shipley.

He was a banker's clerk [1881] / a bank accountant [1891, 1901, 1911].

In 1879, he married Maria Blanche Law [1858-1???] in Halifax.


Maria was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Gertrude Emmeline [b 1883]
  2. Harold [b 1884] who was an accountant's clerk [1901]
  3. Wilfrid Law
  4. Jessie Mary [b 1892]

The family lived at

  • 61 Hanson Lane, Halifax [1881]
  • 30 Craven Terrace, Halifax [1891]
  • 2 Park View, Halifax [1901]
  • 5 Clover Hill Road, Halifax [1911]

Living with them [in 1911] was Benjamin's widowed mother Priscilla [b 1829]

Mellor, CharlesRef 241-9900
[1793-1868] Born in Bradley.

He was a waterman [1820, 1861].

He married Grace [1791-1841].

Children:

  1. John
  2. Henry
  3. Thomas [b 1819] who was a waterman [1861]
  4. Mary [b 1833]

Charles was a widower by 1861.

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

Mellor, Charles HenryRef 241-1171
[1899-1918] Son of Harry Mellor.

Born in Brighouse.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 51st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He died 2nd March 1918.

He was buried at Brighouse Cemetery [B C 442]

Mellor, E.Ref 241-10
[18??-18??] Recorded [1854] when he performed interments at Lister Lane Cemetery


Question: Is this the same as Rev Dr Enoch Mellor?

 

Mellor, Eli ExleyRef 241-512
[1861-1926] Son of Joshua Mellor, farmer.

Born in Almondbury, Huddersfield.

He was a draper of Trinity Place, Halifax [1888] / a master draper (employer) [1891] / a draper & mantle outfitter (own account) [1901] / a retail mantle dealer (employer) [1911].

In [Q3] 1888, he married Emily Jane Jeakins [1862-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Emily Jane, of Kingston, Halifax, was born in Buckden, Huntingdonshire, the daughter of Thomas Jeakins, joiner
 

Children:

  1. Alfred Exley [1889-1912] who died of fever in Java
  2. Norman

The family lived at

  • 11 Trinity Place, Halifax [1891]
  • 27 Clare Road, Halifax [1901]
  • 8 Silver Street, Halifax (Emily Jane & Norman) [1911]
  • 10 Kaffir Road, Huddersfield) (Eli Exley & his brother Thomas) [1911]
  • 17 Balmoral Place, Halifax [1918]

Mellor, Rev Dr EnochRef 241-M139
[1823-1881] DD, MA.

Minister of Square Independent Chapel [1847-1861].

He left to serve at Liverpool but returned to Square Congregational Church [1867-1881].

See John Henry Jowett

Mellor, FrankRef 241-4
[1896-1916] Son of William Mellor.

Born in Brighouse.

During World War I, he served as a Rifleman with the 21st Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps.

He died 10th October 1916.

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [Grave Ref 13A & 13B]

Mellor, FredRef 241-16
[1880-1941]

He married Clara [1882-1951].

Children:

  1. Freda [1911-18th May 1978] who married [Halifax Q3 1926] Philip Smithies [1899-25th February 1936]

Fred died 26th August 1941 (aged 61).

Clara died 12th January 1951 (aged 69).

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

Mellor, GeorgeRef 241-856
[17??-17??] Minister at Wainsgate Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge [1784-1786]

Mellor, GeorgeRef 241-1834
[1791-1813] A cloth dresser of Longroyd Bridge.

He was a Luddite.

In January 1813, he, William Thorpe and Thomas Smith were tried for the murder of William Horsfall.

The indictment was that, on 28th April last, Mellor fired a pistol, loaded with bullets &c at Horsfall, by which firing he received a mortal wound on the left side of his belly, of which wound he languished until the 30th April and then died; and that the prisoners were present, aiding and abetting Mellor to commit the said crime, and that the 3 prisoners wilfully murdered William Horsfall.

It was said that one of the Judges at Smith's trial was Joseph Radcliffe, who had led the hunt to capture the 3 men. Effectively sitting in judgment on the evidence which he himself had collected.

The Jury found them all guilty. They were executed at the Tyburn, York [8th January 1813].

A fourth man – Benjamin Walker – had been Mellor's chief accomplice and turned King's Evidence for the £2,000 reward.

Their bodies were taken to the County Hospital in York, for dissection and medical research.

Mellor, HarryRef 241-3
[18??-1???] Born in Brighouse.

He was captain of a canal boat.

He married Mary Ann [18??-1???].


Mary Ann was born in Brighouse
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth Ann [1897-1908]
  2. Charles Henry
  3. John William [b 1901]
  4. Ann [b 1903]

The children were born in Brighouse.

The family lived at Mill Lane, Brighouse [1901, 1911]

Mellor, Harry ArthurRef 241-1629
[1???-1???] His parents lived at Wells Farm, Warley [1893].

In 1893, he married Florence, daughter of James Bibby.

Children:

  1. James Arthur [b 1898]

Mellor, HenryRef 241-1791
[1819-1896] Son of Charles Mellor.

Born in Birds Royd, Rastrick / Elland.

Baptised at Elland [21st May 1820].

He was a well-known stone merchant, boat builder, boat owner, and carrier

He established Henry Mellor & Sons.

He was a waterman [1845] / a retired boatman [1881, 1891].

He owned considerable property in the Mill Lane and Old Lane areas of Brighouse.

He was said to be one of the wealthiest men in Brighouse.

On 13/7/1845, he married Sarah Ann Illingworth [1826-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah Ann was born at Folly Hall, Southowram, daughter of Samuel Illingworth, overlooker
 

Children:

  1. Mary Ellen [b 1845] who was a milliner [1881]
  2. Charles [b 1847] who was a boatman [1861]
  3. Henry [1849-1863] who was a boatman [1861]
  4. Sam [1852-1853] who died aged 10 months
  5. Grace [1854-1858]
  6. John Albert [b 1857] who was a boatman [1881, 1891]
  7. Sam [b 1859] who was a boatman [1881, 1891]
  8. William [b 1861] who was a boatman [1881, 1891]
  9. Elizabeth Grace [1865-1869]
  10. Annie [b 1867]

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

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1881] was grandson Harry Mellor [aged 9].

Staying with them in 1861 was brother John Mellor.

Henry died at Kingwood Grove [1896]

Mellor, HerbertRef 241-5020
[1881-1958] He was in business as owner of Moulson & Mellor, stone quarry owners and agents, of Otley Road, Bradford. The business had been established in 1897.

In 1924, he came to Southowram to buy land.

He bought Bolton Quarries and the land at Bank Top between Marsh Lane and Long Lane from Jagger's Limited.

In 1925, he sold land to James Wadsworth & Sons.

He married Lydia [18??-1945].

Children:

  1. William

On William's marriage, Herbert built Bolton Lodge for the couple.

Around 1930, Herbert retired and he and his wife went to live at Withernsea, East Yorkshire.

In 1939, the couple returned to live with son William and family at Bolton Lodge

Mellor, J. R.Ref 241-1584
[1883-1918] Son of Frances & William Mellor.

Born in Halifax

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 12th/13th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He died 22nd March 1918 (aged 35).

He was buried at Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, France [Grave Ref 7]

Mellor, JackRef 241-225
[1889-19??] Of Triangle.

He was an iron turner [1910].

On 1st March 1910, he sailed from Liverpool to the USA, aboard the SS Ivernia bound for Peterborough, Canada

Mellor, JamesRef 241-17
[1780-1857] Born in Stainland.

He was a wool comber [1841, 1851].

He married Mary [1789-1869].


Mary was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Betty [b 1830] who was a woollen twiner [1841], a woollen warper [1851, 1861]
  2. William

The family lived at

  • Grey Hall, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1841]
  • 172 Stainland [1851]
  • Grey Hall Yard, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1861]

James died 25th November 1857 (aged 77).

Mary died 30th August 1869 (aged 80).

The couple were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Mellor, JamesRef 241-1458
[17??-18??] A cabinetmaker and upholsterer at Barum Top, Halifax [1828].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. (possibly) John

See Samuel Asquith

Mellor, JamesRef 241-372
[1830-1895] Born in Halifax.

He was a farmer.

He married Mary Robertshaw [1833-1917].

Children:

  1. Hannah [1876-1953] who married Davison Ambler

Mellor, JoeRef 241-868
[1861-1936] Born in Stainland.

He was a debt collector [1882, 1911] / (possibly) landlord at the Star, Elland [1917].

In 1882, he married (1) Matilda Whiteley [1861-1895] in Halifax.


Matilda was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Harold [b 1883]
  2. Norman

Matilda died in Elland in 1895.

In 1895, he married (2) Ellen Greenwood [1868-1941] in Halifax.


Ellen was born in Low Moor
 

Children:

  1. Lawrence Hubert [1896-1947]
  2. Arnold Vivian [1898-1991]
  3. Emily Gwendolen [b 1904]

The family lived at 177 Central Drive, Blackpool [1919].

Joe died in Blackpool in 1936

Mellor, JoeRef 241-18
[1872-19??] Born in Stainland.

He was a cloth finisher [1901].

He married Clara Alice [1869-1947].


Clara Alice was born in Stainland.

She was a woollen weaver [1901]

 

Children:

  1. Agnes Kathleen [b 1899] who married [Halifax Q1 1920] Arthur Greenwood

The family lived at High Street, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1901].

Clara Alice died 10th November 1947 (aged 78).

She was buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Mellor, JoeRef 241-1367
[1898-1917] Son of Abigail & Sam Mellor of New York Farm, Stainland.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment.

He died 10th October 1917 (aged 19).

He was buried at Godewaersvelde British Cemetery, France [Grave Ref I H 16]

Mellor, JohnRef 241-21
[1765-1844] Of Skircoat.

He married Susy [1774-1836].

Children:

  1. James [1809-5th May 1841]

Susy died 11th November 1836 (aged 62).

John died 1st September 1844 (aged 79).

Members of the family were buried at Square Independent Chapel, Halifax

Mellor, JohnRef 241-1457
[18??-18??] (possibly) Son of James Mellor.

He was an apprentice cabinetmaker.

On 16th October 1833, John Mellor and Samuel Asquith appeared at the Leeds Sessions and were found guilty of highway robbery and stealing money from Benjamin Pinder in Halifax on 21st September and were sentenced to be transported for 7 years.

On 27th September 1834, he was one of 270 convicts on board the Bengal Merchant which sailed for New South Wales, Australia

Mellor, JohnRef 241-13
[1813-1891] Born in Stainland.

He was a cotton spinner employing 5 hands [1861] / a cotton spinner employing 30 hands [1871] / a retired cotton spinner [1891].

He married Mary [1806-1883].


Mary was born in Stainland
 

Mary died 14th March 1883 (aged 77).

In [Q2] 1884, he married Mary Jones Spence [1835-1903] in Halifax.


Mary was born in Greetland
 

The family lived at

  • Brow Cottage, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1861, 1871, 1891]

John died 2nd June 1891 (aged 78).

Mary Jones died 25th May 1903 (aged 69).

They were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with John's sister Betty [1818-15th May 1895], John Briggs, and Mabel [1883-21st January 1946] daughter of Charles Simpson

Mellor, JohnRef 241-7790
[1818-1875] Son of Charles Mellor.

Born in Birds Royd, Rastrick.

He was a boatman? [1861].

At the 1861 census, he was staying with his brother Henry Mellor aboard the Ransom.

He was buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse with his parents

Mellor, John WilliamRef 241-1874
[1883-1915] Born in Wyke.

In 1907, he married Eva, daughter of Hanson Jagger.

He was a hairdresser [1911].

Children:

  1. John Hanson [b 1909] who was a director of a limited company [1964]
  2. Harry Whitaker [b 1912] who was a chartered electrical engineer [1964]

The family lived at 1 George Street, Hipperholme [1911].

He (possibly) died in 1915.

After his death, Eva married Joshua Wilkinson Sunderland

Mellor, JosephRef 241-357
[18??-18??] He had a school at Rishworth.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Samuel

Mellor, JosephRef 241-1648
[18??-19??] Printer and stationer of Ripponden [1905]

See Samuel Mellor

Mellor, JosephRef 241-11
[1821-1898] Born in Stainland / Elland.

He was a woolsorter [1861] / a woolstapler [1871] / a beer house keeper (seller) at the Fleece, Stainland [1881, 1905].

In [Q2] 1844, he married Jane Hinchcliffe [1822-1897] in Halifax.


Jane was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Benjamin
  2. Elizabeth [b 1848] who was a worsted power loom weaver [1861]
  3. Lucy [1850-1871] who was a worsted spinner [1861]
  4. Hannah [b 1855] who was a dressmaker [1871]
  5. John H. [1857-5th November 1926] who was a woolstapler's assistant [1871], a joiner [1881]

The family lived at Beech Street, Stainland [1861, 1871].

Joseph died 11th October 1898 (aged 77).

Jane died 1st August 1897 (aged 75).

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

Mellor, LawrenceRef 241-6
[19??-19??] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial

Mellor, LeonardRef 241-5
[1889-1918] Son of Manasseh Mellor.

Born in Elland.

He was a member of Elland Boys' Brigade / a half-timer and progressed to become a woollen spinner with Samuel Marsden & Company.

During World War I, he enlisted [March 1917], and served as a Rifleman with the King's Royal Rifle Corps.

After training at Tynemouth, he went to France [Easter 1918].

He died of wounds in No.5 Casualty Clearing Station, France [30th August 1918].

He was buried at Bac-du-Sud British Cemetery, Bailleulval, France [Grave Ref III D 6].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial, on the Memorial at Elland Boys' Brigade, and on the Roll of Honour at Providence Congregational Church, Elland

Mellor, LeonardRef 241-884
[1896-1916] Son of William Henry Mellor.

Born in Elland.

He was a cotton twiner [1911, 1915] / employed by Gledhill's at Bridgefield Mill, Elland.

He lived at 13 Dean Street, Elland [1915].

During World War I, he enlisted [11th December 1915], but he was held in reserve until August 1916 when he was sent from Folkestone and joined the battalion [8th September 1916].

He served as a Private with the 1st/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died of pneumonia [30th October 1916].

He was buried at Couin British Cemetery, France [Grave Ref IV C 19].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Elland Boys' Brigade

Mellor, ManassehRef 241-8
[1854-1916]

In 1881, he married Emma Hellowell [18??-19??].

Children:

  1. Leonard
  2. (possibly) Clarice [1891-1916]
  3. son
  4. son

The family lived at 1 Tong Royd, Elland.

Manasseh died Q1 1916 (aged 62), daughter Clarice died [Q3] 1916 (aged 25), and son Leonard died of wounds in World War I [30th August 1918]. Their 2 other sons also served in World War I

Mellor, MarkRef 241-1364
[18??-18??] Sergeant of the police.

In 1860, he became licensee of the Stock's Arms, Northowram.

On 12th August 1859, he was seeking a man called Walker who was said to have stolen a dog from Mr Ryder of Hipperholme. He found Walker and a group of companions in a beer shop, and for some time, the men prevented Sgt Mellor from making an arrest, and assaulted the officer. Charles Thornton and David Haigh, both delvers from Northowram, were fined 50/- each or 6 weeks in prison

Mellor, NormanRef 241-867
[1892-1917] Son of Joe Mellor.

He was a dyer's labourer [1916].

He lived at Whitwell Green, Elland [1916].

During World War I, he enlisted [8th February 1916]. He was put on reserve [26th June 1916]. He was posted to France 12th Oct 1916.

His medical records show that he suffered from a slight stammer.

He served as a Private with the 14th Battalion Durham Light Infantry.

He was killed in action [22nd April 1917].

He is remembered on the Loos Memorial, France [Grave Ref 106 & 107], on the Memorial at Elland Boys' Brigade, and on the Memorial at Elland Wesleyan Chapel

Mellor, NormanRef 241-506
[1897-1918] Son of Eli Exley Mellor.

Born in Halifax.

He was educated at the school of Henry Richard Starke-Jones and at Bradford Grammar School.

He joined the OTC [1915], was commissioned in the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment), and transferred to the Royal Flying Corps.

He served as a Lieutenant with the Royal Air Force.

He was temporarily blinded in an air battle. He became an instructor.

He died at Rastrick [10th October 1918] (aged 21)  when the troopship / mail steamer Leinster was torpedoed by German Submarine UB-123 and sank off Dun Laoghaire in the Irish Sea, with the loss of 523 lives.

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [19th October 1918].

He was buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell [3 657].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Golf Club, Ogden, on the Halifax Parish Church Church Members (WWI) Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Mary's Church, Halifax

Mellor, NormanRef 241-789
[1899-1916] Son of Robert Lodge Mellor.

Born 8th June 1899.

He was a member of Trinity Baptist Sunday School / a telegraph messenger at the Post Office.

During World War I, he enlisted [May 1915] and served as a Boy Telegraphist with the Royal Navy.

He lost his life whilst on duty on board HM Torpedo Boat 11 which was mined in the North Sea [7th March 1916] (aged 16).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [11th March 1916].

He is remembered on the Plymouth Naval Memorial [Grave Ref 14], on the Memorial at Trinity Road Baptist Church, Halifax, and on the Memorial at Halifax Post Office

Mellor, Right Hon. John WilliamRef 241-495
[1835-1911] QC, MP.

Liberal MP for Sowerby [1892-1904].

He lived at

  • Culmhead, Taunton, Somerset [1896]
  • 68 St George's Square, London SW [1896]

Mellor, Robert LodgeRef 241-790
[1873-19??] Born in Halifax.

He was a stuff piece presser [1901] / a stuff presser [1911].

In 1895, he married Harriet Buckley [1875-19??] in Halifax.


Harriet was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Edith Emily [b 1897] who was a silver solderer [1911]
  2. Norman
  3. Frank [b 1901]
  4. Mabel [b 1904]
  5. Alfred [b 1908]
  6. Harry [b 1911]

The family lived at

  • 12 Bankfield View, Halifax [1901]
  • 61 Savile Park Street, Halifax [1911]

Living with them [in 1901, 1911] was mother-in-law Elizabeth Buckley [b 1831]

Mellor, SamRef 241-3701
[1860-19??] (Possibly) son of Mr Mellor.

Born in Brighouse.

He was a stone merchant [1911].

(Possibly) a partner in Samuel & William Mellor.

In [Q1] 1895, he married Annie Blackburn [1862-19??] in Dewsbury.


Annie came from Lincolnshire
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [b 1897]
  2. William Henry [b 1899]
  3. Gladys [b 1902]

The family lived at The Rookeries, Brighouse [1930]

Mellor, SamuelRef 241-4400
[1797-1835] Of Slitheroe Bottom, Rishworth.

He married Hannah [1798-1867].

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [1832-1839]

Members of the family were buried at Stones Methodist Church, Soyland.

His epitaph described him as

A friend to Sunday Schools

Mellor, SamuelRef 241-165
[1835-1918] Son of Joseph Mellor.

Poet from Ripponden.

He was a member of the Calder Valley Poets.

In 1905, he published a number of humorous stories in a pamphlet [price 2d], which was printed by Joseph Mellor. Subjects of his stories included Edmond Pickup.

In 1916, he edited a volume of Biographies, Sketches & Rhymes by the Calder Valley Poets which included several of his own stories.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Joseph

Sam died 21st February 1918.

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

He was buried at Christ Church, Barkisland [25th February 1918].

A memorial tablet was unveiled at Rishworth to Mellor and J. H. Eccles [21st June 1924]

Mellor, SamuelRef 241-14
[1871-1948] Son of Benjamin Mellor.

He was a mill hand [1891] / a cloth fuller [1901] / a cloth finisher [1911].

He married [Q4] 1913v [1870-1943] in Halifax.

Samuel died 7th March 1948 (aged 77).

Annie Amelia died 27th April 1943 (aged 73).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with Sam's sister Lucy & her husband Arthur Clay Thomas

Mellor, SykesRef 241-20
[1865-1918] Landlord of the New Inn, Sowood [1913-1918]

In [Q2] 1886, he married Lelia Beaumont [1865-1951] in Huddersfield.

Sykes died in 1918.

Lelia took over at the New Inn [1918-1926]

Mellor, ThomasRef 241-19
[1847-1???] He was captain of the canal barge Henry, moored at Brighouse [1891].

He married Sarah Ann [1856-1???].

Living with them [in 1891] were visitors Joseph Platts [b1870] & Greenwood Greenwood [b 1885] (son of John Greenwood

Mellor, Rev ThomasRef 241-855
[1771-1852] He came from Salendine Nook and was Pastor at Rishworth Particular Baptist Chapel [1815-1852]

Mellor, ThomasRef 241-1504
[1829-1878] Born in Sowerby.

He was a mill wright [1871].

In [Q3] 1853, he married Emma.


Emma was the daughter of
William Firth
 

Children:

  1. Thomas
  2. John W [b 1859]
  3. Charles [1868-1938] who was a mill hand (worsted) [1891]
  4. Benjamin [1870-1896] who was an apprentice mechanic [1891]

Thomas died 3rd March 1878.

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at under £50.

Administration was granted to his widow Emma.

In 1882, Emma married John Nicholl

Mellor, ThomasRef 241-1671
[1854-1906] Son of Thomas Mellor.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a plumber's apprentice [1871] / landlord of the Triangle Inn, Sowerby [1887-1906] / a publican & farmer [1891] / a Conservative / a member of Sowerby Local Board / a member of Triangle Cricket Club.

In December 1905, Richard Robinson, of no fixed abode, was sentenced to 14 days' hard labour for stealing a ham weighing 5 lbs which was boiling in a pan in Mellor's kitchen.

In 1882, Thomas married Isabella Hartley.


Isabella was the daughter of William Hartley
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Emma [b 1883] who was a bar maid [1911]
  2. Thomas [b 1885] who was a blacksmith [1906], a barman [1911]
  3. Frank [b 1886]
  4. John [b 1889] who was a turner engineer's tool makers [1911]
  5. Annie [b 1891]
  6. William / Willie [b 1893] who was a fitter engineer's tool makers [1911]
  7. Harry [b 1894]
  8. James [b 1898]

Living with them [in 1891] was widowed mother-in-law Sarah Hartley (retired landlady).

He died at the Triangle Inn after a short illness [1st April 1906].

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £466 5/3d.

Probate was granted to his widow Isabella Mellor, son Thomas Mellor and daughter Sarah Emma Mellor.

After Thomas's death, Isabella took over at the Triangle Inn [1911, 1917].

The couple were buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby: Thomas [4th April 1906]; Isabella [29th October 1924]

Mellor, Wilfrid LawRef 241-9
[1885-19??] ARIBA, MC.

Son of Benjamin Mellor.

He was educated at Halifax Secondary School / a member of North Parade Baptist Church, Halifax / an architect's apprentice [1901] / articled with C. F. L. Horsfall & Sons, Lord Street Chambers / an Associate of the Royal Institute of British Architects / an assistant valuer for the Inland Revenue [living at 10 Bewlay Street, York 1911].

During World War I, he joined the Manchester O. T. C., then he served as a Lieutenant with the East Lancashire Royal Engineers.

He was awarded the Military Cross

He survived the War

Mellor, WilliamRef 241-7
[1???-1???] Local builder. His work included:

Mellor, WilliamRef 241-1419
[1825-1???] He was a member of the Mellor family of Stainland

Paper manufacturer at Rishworth, Ripponden [1863].

He was at Booth Wood Mill, Rishworth [1875].

He lived at Grove House, Rishworth [1871]

Mellor, WilliamRef 241-15
[1826-1892] (Possibly) son of James Mellor.

Born in Stainland.

He was a wool comber [1841, 1851] / a waste sorter [1871] / a warehouseman [1881] / a tea [?] pedlar [1891].

He married (1) Sarah [1823-1876].


Sarah was born in Holywell Green
 

Children:

  1. Joseph [b 1856] who was a woollen piecer [1871]
  2. Mary Hannah [1859-24th September 1866]
  3. Lydia Matilda [1862-10th March 1886] who was a woollen piecer [1871], a rag sorter [1881]

The family lived at

  • Lindwell, Elland-cum-Greetland [1871]
  • Saddleworth Road, Adelaide, Elland-cum-Greetland [1881]
  • Albert Street, Elland with Greetland [1891]

Sarah died 4th January 1876 (aged 53).

In [Q3] 1877, he married (2) Sarah Robert [1836-1910] in Halifax.


Sarah was born in Elland
 

William died 7th September 1892 (aged 67).

Sarah died 23rd December 1910 (aged 74).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with Elizabeth Ann Bottomley [1847-5th May 1863] of Brow Cottage, Stainland, (possibly) the daughter of Jonathan Bottomley

Mellor, WilliamRef 241-6420
[1861-1946] Born in Brighouse.

He was a stone merchant & carrier [1911].

(Possibly) a partner in Samuel & William Mellor.

In [Q1] 1894, he married Fanny Eliza Clayton [1860-1942].


Fanny Eliza came from Brighouse
 

Children:

  1. John Albert [b 1895]
  2. Frank
  3. Ernest [b 1900]
  4. Ethel [b 1902]

The family lived at The Rookeries, Brighouse [1911]

Mellor, WilliamRef 241-3401
[1908-1990] Son of Herbert Mellor.

In 1931, he married Frances Smith [19??-1970].


Frances came from Bradford, and her family were involved in road haulage
 

As a wedding present, Herbert designed and built Bolton Lodge, Southowram for the couple, on their own land and using stone from their own quarry

Children:

  1. Joan [1935-2006]

Mellor, William HenryRef 241-899
[1858-1930] Born in Stainland.

He was a maltster [1878] / a stoker at dye works [1881] / a maltster [1891] / a maltster's labourer [1901] / a maltster [1911]

In 1878, he married Amelia Rangeley [1855-1933] in Halifax.


Amelia was born in Elland
 

Children:

  1. Benjamin [1879-1885]
  2. Herbert [b 1881] who was a boarder with the Armitage family in Elland [1901]
  3. Harry [b 1886] who was a cotton mill spinner piecer [1901], a cotton spinner [1911]
  4. Ann Eliza [b 1888] who was a blouse maker [1911]
  5. Emmeline [b 1890] who was a cotton twiner [1911]
  6. Freddy [1893-1972] who was a cotton twiner [1911]
  7. Leonard
  8. John David [1897-1965] who was a cotton twiner [1911]

The family lived at

  • Carr Road, Wike [1881]
  • 2 Upper Back Catherine Street, Elland [1891]
  • 46 New Street, Elland [1901]
  • 19 Bedford Street, Elland [1911]
  • 13 Dean Street, Elland [1916]

 

The Mellor family of StainlandRef 241-1418
Stainland family of wool spinners and paper makers. Members of the family included:

See Mellor's Mill, Stainland

Mellor surnameRef 241-2
There are over 40 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Mellor, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Mellor:


Marriages 1835, 1879; Deaths 1835, 1900, 1907
 



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