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Magson, MrRef 435-359
[1???-18??] Around 1870, he ran a private school in Halifax

Magson, AlfredRef 435-49
[18??-1???]

In [Q3] 1866, he married Mary Emma Hartley in Halifax.


Mary Emma was born in Halifax, the daughter of
Samuel Hartley.

She was a milliner & dressmaker [1881]

 

Children:

  1. Sam Hartley
  2. Ernest
  3. Tom [b 1879]

They lived at

  • 18 Peel Street, Halifax (with Mary Emma's widowed mother) [1881]

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1751]

Magson, ErnestRef 435-934
[1869-1915] Son of Alfred Magson.

Born in Halifax.

He was a compositor (print) [1901] / a newspaper compositor [1911].

In [Q3] 1890, he married Mary Hannah Dawson [1869-1931] in Halifax.


Mary Hannah was born in Queensbury
 

Children:

  1. Arnold who died 1st December 1891 (aged 15 months) 
  2. Vincent Hartley who died 29th January 1895 (aged 1 year & 8 months) 

They lived at

  • 3 St Mary Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 28 Emscote Grove, Halifax [1901]
  • 31 Haugh Shaw Road, Halifax [1911]
  • Hyde Park Gardens, Halifax [1915]

Living with them [in 1901] was Mary Hannah's sister Martha E. Dowson [b 1880] (top dresser).

Ernest died 29th January 1915 (aged 46).

Mary Hannah died 2nd November 1931 (aged 62).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1736] with Mary Hannah's sister Emily Hey [1884-4th June 1938]

The sons Arnold & Vincent Hartley are also mentioned on their Hartley gt-grandparents grave at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1751]

Magson, ErnestRef 435-1493
[1898-1918] Son of Ada & John Henry Magson of 145 Lister Lane, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st Battalion Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment).

He died 27th September 1918 (aged 20).

He was buried at Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery, France [Grave Ref I F 12]

Magson, GeorgeRef 435-330
[1842-1???] Son of Samuel Magson.

Born in Ovenden.

He was an engine tenter [1863].

On 25th July 1863, he married Ellen Greenwood [1840-1896] in Halifax.


Ellen was born in Hebden
 

Children:

  1. Tom [1865-1930] who was a boiler maker & married [1892] Elizabeth Ann Connelly [1864-1903] from Southowram
  2. John Henry
  3. Sam [1869-1872]
  4. Lily Ann [1872-1954] who never married

The children were born in Halifax

Magson, HenryRef 435-655
[1???-18??]

He married Hannah.

Children:

  1. George [b 1829]
  2. James [b 1829]
  3. John [b 1833]
  4. Samuel [b 1836]
  5. Delia [1837-1925] who married James Mackrell

They lived at Sowerby Street, Sowerby Street [1841]

Magson, HenryRef 435-1531
[1864-1930] Ladies' and gentlemen's tailor.

He worked for Paul Greenwood & Son before setting up business on his own at 99 Pellon Lane, Halifax.

Recorded in 1912, when the business was described as

Contractors to the Admiralty &c

On 12th January 1884, he married Lucy Shore [18??-19??] at All Souls' Church, Halifax.

Henry died 15th May 1930

Magson, JamesRef 435-293
[18??-1???] He was a beer retailer at 38 King Cross Street, Halifax [1880]


Question: Does anyone know which beerhouse this may have been?

 

Magson, JamesRef 435-364
[1845-1922] Son of Samuel Magson.

Born in Ovenden.

He was a carpet weaver [1870].

On 16th April 1870, he married Jane Whitaker [1847-1911] in Halifax.


Jane was born in Bradford
 

Children:

  1. Hannah Jane [1870-1941] who married [1894] George Greenwood [1871-1935] (confectioner) from Halifax
  2. John [b 1875]
  3. Emily [1885-1961] who married [1936] Walter Taylor

The children were born in Halifax.

The couple died in Halifax: Jane [6th December 1911]; James [27th August 1922]

Magson, JamesRef 435-3
[1849-1901] Son of Thomas Magson

He was a mechanic [1871] / a mechanic at factory [1881] / a mechanic fitter [1891] / a fitter mechanics shop [1901].

In [Q1] 1869, he married Elizabeth Wood [1850-1946] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Clara [b 1870] who was an underclothing machinist [1901], a worsted winder [1891]
  2. Sarah Hannah [b 1873] who was a carpet sewer [1901], a worsted mender [1891], a carpet mender [1911]
  3. Thomas [b 1876] who was a carpet warehouse boy [1891]
  4. George [b 1878] who was a worsted doffer [1891]
  5. Gertrude [b 1881] who was a carpet sewer [1901], a carpet mender [1911]
  6. Harry [b 1883] who was a tailor's apprentice [1901], a tailor [1911]
  7. Walter [b 1886] who was a part-timer / errand boy [1901], a cropper [1911]
  8. Lewis John [1888-1892] who was buried with his Magson grandparents at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1078]
  9. Olive [b 1892] who was a carpet mender [1911]
  10. Jennie [b 1894] who was a carpet mender [1911]

They lived at

  • 27 Gibson Street, Halifax [1871]
  • 4 Foster's Court, Halifax [1881]
  • North Castle Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 10 Villiers Street, Halifax [1901, 1911]

A James Magson died in Halifax [Q2 1901] (aged 52).

An Elizabeth Magson died in Halifax [Q1 1946] (aged 96) 

Magson, JohnRef 435-505
[17??-1???] He was Constable of Northowram [1751]

Magson, John BroadbentRef 435-1215
[1847-1916] Son of Samuel Magson

In [Q1] 1868, he married Sarah Ann Pickard [1846-1923] in Halifax.

John died 8th November 1916 (aged 69).

Sarah Ann died 16th August 1923 (aged 77) 

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 3399]

Magson, John HenryRef 435-1753
[18??-1???]

In [Q4] 1866, he married Sarah Maria Flather in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Eliza Jane [1863-1864]
  2. Sarah Ann [1870-1871]
  3. Emily [1874-1875]
  4. Arthur [1876-1877]

They lived at Siddal.

The children were buried at Stoney Royd Cemetery

Magson, John HenryRef 435-338
[1867-1933] Son of George Magson.

He was a twister [1897].

On 7th August 1897, he married Ada Wolstenholme [1877-1848] in Halifax.


Ada was born in Dronfield
 

Children:

  1. child

The couple died in Halifax: John Henry [@in Halifax]. Ada [8th December 1848]

Magson, JosephRef 435-1820
[1814-1902] Son of Samuel Magson.

He married Ellen [1841-1884].

Children:

  1. Fred [1865-1871]

Joseph and Ellen went to live in the USA.

They both died at New Britain, Connecticut.

There is a memorial to members of the family at Bolton Brow Wesleyan Chapel

Magson, SamuelRef 435-312
[1816-1878] Son of Grace Magson from Luddenden; father unknown.

Born in Warley [21st May 1816].

On 8th November 1841, he married Hannah Eastwood [1822-1912] in Halifax.


Hannah was born in Ovenden
 

Children:

  1. George
  2. James
  3. Thomas [1846-1852]
  4. Jane [1848-1926] who married (1) Abraham Ambler and (2) Joseph Holland
  5. Abraham [1850-1897] who was a cotton piecer & married Eunice Binns [1853-1928] from Warley
  6. Fanny [1852-1912] who married John Thomas
  7. Samuel
  8. Emma [1855-1925] who married (1) Thomas Bishop and (2) Robert Jacobs
  9. William Henry

The children were born in Ovenden

Magson, SamuelRef 435-1819
[1817-1868] Of West End, Sowerby Bridge.

He married Fanny [1819-1881].

Children:

  1. Joseph

Members of the family were buried at Bolton Brow Wesleyan Chapel

Magson, SamuelRef 435-1214
[1819-1878] Born in Rochdale.

He was a police sergeant [1851].

In [Q2] 1840, he married Grace Broadbent [1815-1887] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Sabina [1842-1871] who married Joseph Asquith
  2. Sarah Jane [b 1845]
  3. John Broadbent
  4. Joseph [b 1850]
  5. Albert [1852-1857]

They lived at 34 Foundry Street, Halifax [1851].

Samuel died 22nd September 1878 (aged 59).

Grace died 25th August 1887 (aged 72).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 3399]

Magson, SamuelRef 435-884
[1835-1914] Born in Sowerby Bridge [21st August 1835].

He was a woolstapler / a wool & waste dealer / in Halifax, Huddersfield & Bradford / a member of King Cross Wesleyan Chapel, Halifax / associated with United Methodist Free Church, Sowerby Bridge.

On 25th December 1863, he married Ann Waddington [1841-19??] in Halifax.


Ann was born in Sowerby Bridge, the daughter of James Waddington, and granddaughter of Francis Berry
 

Children:

  1. Ada Louisa [b 1868]
  2. (possibly) Francis [b 1873]
  3. Walter
  4. Gladys [15th September 1893-1977] who never married

They lived at Highcroft, Albert Promenade, Halifax [1911].

He died 10th January 1914 (aged 78).

He was buried at Sowerby Bridge Cemetery

Magson, SamuelRef 435-313
[1854-1909] Son of Samuel Magson.

Born in Ovenden.

He was a cart driver [1874] / landlord of the New Street Hotel, Pellon [1891, 1901].

On 28th March 1874, he married (1) Elizabeth Wilkinson [1854-1887] at Holy Trinity Church, Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. James [1875-1896] who was a plasterer
  2. Martha Hannah [1877-1888]
  3. Morris [1879-1900] who was a worsted doffer

The children were born in Ovenden.

Elizabeth died in Halifax [5th March 1887].

On 11th December 1887, he married (2) Ellen Murgatroyd [1851-1906] in Halifax.


Ellen was born in Ovenden
 

Ellen died in Halifax [9th June 1906].

She was buried at Christ Church, Pellon.

Samuel died 15th December 1909 (aged 55).

He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 348]

Magson, Samuel HartleyRef 435-76
[1867-1???] Son of Alfred Magson.

He was a butcher's apprentice [1881].

He married Elizabeth.

Children:

  1. Wallace who died 19th April 1892 (aged 8 months), & was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1751] with his Hartley grandparents

Magson, SaulRef 435-4
[1828-1888] He was fighting in the Crimea [1855] / invalided out of the army [28th April 1856] / a Sergeant West Yorks Militia [1861] / a brewer's labourer & Chelsea Pensioner [1871] / a canvassing agent & Chelsea pensioner [1881].

In 1856, he married Sarah Ann Firth [1836-1???].

Children:

  1. Ann [b 1858]
  2. John William [b 1860] who was a blacksmith [1878], married [Bradford 5th March 1878] Mary Ellen Greenwood
  3. Walter [b 1862]
  4. Louis Edward [b 1863]
  5. Hartley Mitchell [b 1865] who was a stuff warehouseman [1888], & married [Bradford 24th November 1888] Hannah Grundy Wood, daughter of George Wood (greengrocer) 
  6. Charles Albert [b 1867]
  7. Kate Alice [b 1870] who married [Bradford 13th October 1888] Isaac John Philpot, son of John Philpot
  8. Martha Jane [b 1875]

The family lived at

  • Mounsey's Houses, Skircoat [1861]
  • 2 Birks Fold, Horton, Bradford [1871]
  • 42 Orange Street, Bradford [1881]

Saul died in 1888 (aged 60) 

Magson, ThomasRef 435-2
[1818-1873] Born in Southowram.

He was a thick wire drawer [1851] / a wire drawer [1861, 1871].

In [Q2] 1841, he married Hannah Turner [1822-1892] in Halifax.


Hannah was born in Birby Overblow
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [b 1842] who was a dress maker [1861]
  2. Alfred [b 1845] who was a wire drawer [1861]
  3. John Henry [1847-1883] who was an attorney's clerk [1861]
  4. James

They lived at

  • Waggon Road, Skircoat [1851]
  • Sedburgh Terrace, Skircoat [1861]
  • 24 Gerrard Street, Halifax [1871]

Thomas died 28th December 1873 (aged 55).

Hannah died 10th January 1892 (aged 70).

The couple & the children were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1078]

Magson, WalterRef 435-1470
[1884-1918] Son of Samuel Magson.

He was educated at Heath Grammar School / a wool merchant in partnership with his brother.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/28th Battalion London Regiment (Artists' Rifles).

He died 27th September 1918 (aged 34).

He is remembered on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, France [Grave Ref 10], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Heath Grammar School

Magson, William HenryRef 435-1785
[1861-1930] Son of Samuel Magson.

Born in Ovenden.

He was a baker [1875-1891] / a beerhouse keeper, taking over from his father-in-law William Stansfield at the Noah's Ark, Ovenden [1891-1894].

In March 1894, he went into liquidation.

He was a drayman [teamer] for a brewery [1894, 1911].

On 8th May 1880, he married Emily Stansfield [1862-1937] in Halifax.


Emily was born in Northowram, the daughter of William Stansfield
 

Children:

  1. child who died in infancy
  2. child who died in infancy
  3. child who died in infancy
  4. child who died in infancy
  5. child who died in infancy
  6. William Herbert [1881-1948] who was a toffee packer and (probably) never married
  7. Ethel [1882-1962] who married (1) Alfred Swan and (2) Lewis Hargreaves
  8. Annie [1888-1895]
  9. Jessie [1889-1968] who married John William Albert Hanson
  10. Abraham [1897-1960] who married [1919] Gladys MacDougall [1893-1977] from Chorlton

The children were born in Ovenden

 

 

Magson surnameRef 435-1
The surname is probably derived from Magge, a name recorded in the Court rolls held in Rastrick on 18th October 1315 when

Robert son of Magge

was fined for non-attendance at the Tourn.

See Magson House, Luddendenfoot

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


Unattached BMDs for Magson

Marriage 1883; Death 1900

 




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