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Agnes Ogden [1903-1991]
Albert Ogden [1893-1915]
Albert Ogden [1893-1917]
Arthur Ogden [1887-1916]
Bentley Ogden [1879-1961]
Charles Ogden [18??-18??]
Christopher Ogden [1893-1918]
Clement Ogden [1893-1915]
Edwin Ogden [18??-18??]
Ely Ogden [17??-17??]
Fred Ogden [1854-1880]
Fred Ogden [1880-1916]
Frederick Ogden [1854-1929]
George Ogden [1857-1932]
Harold Ogden [1897-1917]
Harry Ogden [18??-1918]
Isaac Ogden [17??-1???]
Isaac Ogden [17??-17??]
J. W. Ogden [18??-19??]
James Ogden [16??-1???]
James Ogden [16??-1???]
James Ogden [16??-1715]
Rev James Ogden [17??-18??]
James Ogden [1814-1???]
James Ogden [1871-1929]
James Arthur Ogden [1881-1933]
James Henry Ogden [18??-1917]
James Henry Ogden [1845-1906]
Jesse Ogden [1896-1919]
John Ogden [1???-1???]
John Ogden [1665-1???]
John Ogden [1699-1???]
John Ogden [17??-1813]
John Ogden [1792-18??]
John Ogden [18??-1???]
John Ogden [18??-18??]
John Ogden [1927-]
John Thomas Ogden [18??-19??]
John William Ogden [18??-1916]
John William Ogden [1878-1917]
John William Ogden [1893-1918]
John William Ogden [1895-1917]
Rev Joseph Ogden [1761-1827]
Joseph Ogden [1793-18??]
Joseph Ogden [18??-18??]
Joseph Ogden [1837-18??]
Joseph Ogden [1868-1942]
Joseph Henry Ogden [1833-1868]
Mary Ann Ogden [1827-1856]
N. Ogden [18??-19??]
Percy Ogden [1897-1917]
Pickles Ogden [1837-1871]
Ralph Ogden [1868-1940]
Robert Ogden [1???-1???]
Robert Ogden [17??-17??]
Sam Ogden [1???-1???]
Samuel Ogden [1629-1???]
Samuel Ogden [1668-17??]
Samuel Ogden [1689-17??]
Rev Samuel Ogden [1716-1778]
Thomas Ogden [1693-1769]
Thomas Ogden [18??-18??]
Thomas Ogden [1847-19??]
Thomas Henry Ogden [1868-19??]
William Ogden [1???-1???]
William Ogden [1794-18??]
William Ogden [1859-1???]
William Ogden [1864-1920]
William Ogden [1866-19??]
William Ogden [1868-1915?]
William Edward Ogden [1???-1948]
Willie Ogden [1898-1917]


Ogden, Agnes
[1903-1991] This frail old lady was murdered at her home in Edingdon Road, Mytholmroyd on December 18th/19th 1991. It seems that her home had been broken into whilst she slept. Although nothing had been stolen, she had been beaten about the face and asphyxiated.

No-one was ever charged with the murder.

Calderdale Police revived the case in December 2001

Ogden, Albert
[1893-1915] Son of George Ogden.

Born in Greetland [1st November 1893].

He was a cotton rope maker.

During World War I, he served as a Rifleman with the 9th Battalion Rifle Brigade.

He was killed in action [24th June 1915].

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium [46-48 & 50]

Ogden, Albert
[1893-1917] Son of Joseph Ogden.

Born in Warley [7th October 1893].

He was a member of St Mary's Church, Luddenden / a woollen spinner [1911] / employed at Riley's Mill.

During World War I, he enlisted with the Scottish Horse.

[1916], then transferred and served as a Private with the 15th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment.

He was killed in action [26th October 1917].

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [23-28 & 163A], on Luddenden & Midgley War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Luddenden.

His brother Jesse also died in the War

Ogden, Arthur
[1887-1916] Son of George Ogden.

He was a member of Halifax Parish Church / a member of St Michael & All Angels' Church, Southowram Bank / an upholsterer with Almond's.

In [Q3] 1912, he married Laura Dunning in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Nellie [b 1913]
  2. Ronald [b 1915]

They lived at 4 Dean Street, Pellon Lane, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted [June 1916], and served as a Private with the 1st/5th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He died 14th November 1916 (aged 29).

He was buried at Warlencourt British Cemetery, France [IV E 10].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Halifax Parish Church Church Members (WWI) Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Michael & All Angels' Church, Southowram Bank

Ogden, Bentley
[1879-1961] Son of Thomas Ogden.

Born in Booth.

He was a worsted spinner [1891] / a photographer [1901].

He was proprietor of Palace Studios at 66 Southgate, Halifax [1936].

In [Q4] 1910, he married Marion [1886-19??] in Halifax.


Marion was born in Halifax
 

They lived at

  • 100 Browfoot Gate, Halifax [1911]
  • 200 Browfoot Gate, Halifax [1936]

He died in Middleton, Lancashire [Q3 1961] (aged 82) 

Ogden, Charles
[18??-18??] Picture frame manufacturer at Haley Hill, Halifax [1865]

Ogden, Christopher
[1893-1918] Son of Frederick Ogden.

Baptised at All Saints's Church, Dudwell [19th November 1893].

He was a parcel carrier (Corporation) [1911].

He emigrated to the USA [24th June 1913].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 24th Battalion Canadian Infantry.

He died 27th August 1918 (aged 25).

He was buried at Québec Cemetery, Cherisy, France [C 30].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at All Saints' Church, Dudwell, and on the Halifax Parish Church Church Members (WWI) Memorial.

His death was reported in the Halifax Courier [21st September 1918].

His brother Fred also died in the War

Ogden, Clement
[1893-1915] Son of William Ogden.

Born in Halifax.

He was a reeler in dyehouse [1911] / employed by Blackburn Brothers, Asquith Bottom Dye Works.

He served 4 years in the Territorials.

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

He was drafted to France on 14th April 1915.

He was promoted to Lance Corporal in September 1915.

On 21st October 1915, he was hit in the legs by shrapnel from a German shell.

He died of wounds in hospital in Belgium [24th October 1915] (aged 23).

He was buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium [I B 30A].

He is remembered at All Souls' Burial Ground, Halifax , in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at United Reformed Church, Carlton Street

Ogden, Edwin
[18??-18??] Partner in one or more of

Could he be connected to Booth & Ogden and Joseph Ogden & Son ?

Ogden, Ely
[17??-17??] Stuffmaker and chapman.

He and his brother, Isaac Ogden bought Small Lees, Soyland in 1769.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Betty [1765-18??]
  2. Mary [b 1700] who married Elkanah Hoyle
  3. Isaac

He devised Small Lees to his son, Isaac

Ogden, Fred
[1854-1880] In [Q3] 1874, he married Rebecca Pickles in Halifax.


Rebecca was the daughter of
James Pickles
 

Children:

  1. Bertha [b 1875]
  2. Albert [b 1880]

Fred died [Q4 1880] (aged 26).

In 1881, Rebecca and the children were living with her parents

Ogden, Fred
[1880-1916] Son of Frederick Ogden.

Born in Copley.

He was a gardener of 27 Lower Skircoat Green [1900] / a gardener (domestic) [1901] / a tram conductor Halifax Corporation (working on the Brighouse section) [1911].

In 1900, he married Ellen Ann Dunnington at All Saints' Church, Dudwell.


Ellen Ann, of 24 Clifton Road, was born in York, the daughter of John Dunnington, farmer
 

Children:

  1. Muriel [b 1903]
  2. Fred [b 1907]

The family lived at

  • 12 Huddersfield Road, Halifax [1901]
  • 177 Shay Lane, Ovenden [1911]
  • 14 Matlock Street, Lee Mount [1916]

During World War I, he enlisted in January 1915, and served as a Private with the 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was reported missing and assumed to have died on the Somme [7th July 1916] (aged 36).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [6A & 6B], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at All Saints' Church, Dudwell

His brother Christopher also died in the War

Ogden, Frederick
[1854-1929] His father is not recorded on the marriage documents.

Born in Copley.

He was a gas stoker [1881, 1891] / a labourer [1900].

On 17th February 1872, he married Ellen Holdsworth [1852-1917] at Halifax Parish Church.


Ellen, of Skircoat, was born in Marston Shetton, Bedfordshire, the daughter of Samuel Holdsworth, labourer
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth A [b 1873] who was a worsted drawer [1891]
  2. Caroline [b 1874] who was a worsted twister [1891]
  3. Rosina [b 1878]
  4. Fred
  5. Sarah E [b 1882]
  6. Herbert [b 1885] who was a driver [1911]
  7. William [b 1887] who was a labourer [1911]
  8. Albert [b 1889]
  9. Christopher
  10. Frank [b 1896] who was a creeler [1911]
  11. child who died young [before 1911]

The family lived at

  • Woodhall Terrace, Wakefield Road, Skircoat [1881]
  • 27 Lower Skircoat Green, Halifax
  • 26 North Castle Street, Halifax [1911]

Sons Fred & Christopher died in World War I.

Members of the family were buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell: Ellen [13th September 1917]; Frederick [2nd December 1929]

Ogden, George
[1857-1932] Born in Huddersfield.

He was a pipe fitter [1880].

On 14th March 1880, he married Charlotte Bottomley [1862-1921] in Halifax.


Charlotte was born in Brighouse
 

Children:

  1. Frederick [b 1890]
  2. Albert
  3. Henry [b 1895]
  4. Samuel [b 1900]
  5. Ethel [b 1906]

The family lived at

  • Greetland [1895]
  • Stockport [1900]

Ogden, Harold
[1897-1917] Son of James Ogden.

Born in Todmorden.

He was a weaver.

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

He was killed in action [4th October 1917].

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium, and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Ogden, Harry
[18??-1918]

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers).

He died 8th August 1918.

He was buried at Pernois British Cemetery, Halloy-Les-Pernois, France [III E 22].

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

Ogden, Isaac
[17??-1???] Son of Ely Ogden.

He inherited Small Lees, Soyland from his father

Ogden, Isaac
[17??-17??] Of Midgley.

He lived at Upper Longbottom.

He was one of the original trustees of Warley Grammar School

Ogden, J. W.
[18??-19??] Recorded on 2nd March 1914, when he accepted an invitation to contest the next General Election for Labour in the Sowerby Division

Ogden, James
[16??-1???] Of Soyland.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John

Ogden, James
[16??-1???] Of Sowerby.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Samuel

Ogden, James
[16??-1715] Clockmaker son of Samuel Ogden

Ogden, Rev James
[17??-18??] Curate at Hartshead [1797-1804]. He became Curate at Ossett

Ogden, James
[1814-1???] Born in Wadsworth.

He was a wool warehouseman [1851] / a waste dealer [1861].

He married Ann [1810-1???] from Gloucestershire.

Children:

  1. James Henry
  2. Edward [b 1849]

The family lived at

  • 8 Parkinson Lane, Halifax [1851]
  • 7 Parkinson Lane, Halifax [1861]

Ogden, James
[1871-1929] Born in Hawksclough.

He was a cloth cooker [1896].

In 1896, he married Betsy Pickles [1873-1968] in Todmorden.


 

Children:

  1. Harold
  2. Florrie [1899-1979] who married [1925 Todmorden] John Finch [1899-1974]
  3. Frank [1902-1971]
  4. Wilfred [1909-2002]

The children were born in Todmorden.

The family lived at 8 River Street, Halifax Road, Todmorden [1911].

James died in Todmorden in 1929.

Betsy died in Blackpool in 1968

Ogden, James Arthur
[1881-1933] Son of Samuel Ogden, cork cutter.

Born in Halifax.

He was a blacksmith of Matlock Street, Ovenden [1903].

In 1903, he married Mary Hannah Highley at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary Hannah, of Hampden Place, Halifax, was the daughter of
Edward Highley
 

Ogden, James Henry
[18??-1917]

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 8th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 10th October 1917.

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [82-85 & 162A], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Halifax Parish Church Church Members (WWI) Memorial

Ogden, James Henry
[1845-1906] Son of James Ogden.

Born in Halifax.

He was a reporter and shorthand writer in Halifax [1881] / a printer compositor [1871]

He worked as chief reporter and sub-editor for the Halifax Guardian for 36 years, and wrote a long series of articles for a local history column under the pen-name Graptolite. Some of his work can be seen at the links below. He was Editor of the Halifax Guardian for a short time.

He was the editor of the Transactions of the Halifax Antiquarian Society and contributed to their publications.

In 1867, he married Annie Moxon Wadsworth [1845-1???] from Barnsley, in Huddersfield.

Children:

  1. Elizabeth Ann [b 1868] who became a schoolmistress [1891, 1901]
  2. Arthur Edward [b 1873] who became a reporter [1891]
  3. Emily [b 1876]
  4. Annie [b 1882]

The family lived at

  • 38 Upper Bentley Street, Halifax [1871]
  • 19 Rose Street, Halifax [1881]
  • 18 Pear Street, Halifax [1901, 1911]
  • 18 Kingston Terrace, Halifax [1905]

He was drowned when he accidentally fell into the canal at Hebden Bridge on a foggy night. He was electioneering at the time. His body was found by a boatman in the mill goit at Callis Mill, Charlestown the following morning.

After his death, his column in the Halifax Courier was taken over by John Lister writing under the name Tom Halifax

Ogden, Jesse
[1896-1919] Son of Joseph Ogden.

Born 10th May 1896.

He was a woollen piecer [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Trooper with the Yorkshire Dragoons Yeomanry (Queen's Own).

He died in Germany [3rd March 1919].

He was buried at Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany [III B 6].

He is remembered on Luddenden & Midgley War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Luddenden.

His brother Albert also died in the War

Ogden, John
[1???-1???] Clockmaker and youngest son of Samuel Ogden

Ogden, John
[1665-1???] Son of James Ogden.

Baptised at Elland church [1665].

He was a Quaker / a clockmaker.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Thomas
  2. Isaac

He moved to Askrigg. His sons stayed in Ripponden

Ogden, John
[1699-1???] Clockmaker son of Sam Ogden. He was in business at Ripponden. He moved to Alnwick and Newcastle

Ogden, John
[17??-1813] Of Cowcliffe.

A Luddite. He was executed for his involvement at Rawfolds Mill.

Shillitoe visited his widow

Ogden, John
[1792-18??] He served with the 2nd Battalion 84th Foot York & Lancaster Regiment in the Peninsular War

Ogden, John
[18??-1???] He was an engineer.

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

Children:

  1. John William

John was dead by 1900

Ogden, John
[18??-18??] A Greetland navvy, also known as Won John. He was one of the last victims of the stocks at Elland prison. In January 1862, he was fined 13/6d for being drunk and disorderly, but he failed to pay. On 29th October 1863, the constables dragged him out of his bed, and took him to the stocks where he had to remain for 6 hours. After the 6 hours were up, he was taken to Wakefield Jail and locked up for a month, his sentence for another offence, an assault in March 1862

Ogden, John
[1927-] Halifax Geography teacher, writer and member of Halifax Authors' Circle

Ogden, John Thomas
[18??-19??] He lived at Watty House, Todmorden. Corn miller at Watty Corn Mill, Todmorden [1905]

Ogden, John William
[18??-1916]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. child
  2. child

The family lived at 2 Clare Road, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted in Consett, County Durham with the Durham Light Infantry, then served as a Private with the 9th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died 16th September 1916.

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [11C 7 12 A], and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Ogden, John William
[1878-1917] Son of John Ogden.

Born in Walsden.

He was a butcher [1900] / a butcher at Sowerby Bridge Co-Op [1911].

On 8th December 1900, he married Betsy Stansfield [1876-1960] at St Peter's Church, Walsden.


Betsy was born in Walsden, the daughter of Greenwood Stansfield (deceased), weaver
 

Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. Vera [b 1908]
  3. Edna [b 1908]

They lived at

  • 9 Regent Street, Brierfield [1911]
  • 6 Crawford Street, Walsden [1917]

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

He died 15th July 1917 (aged 39).

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium [35-56], and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Ogden, John William
[1893-1918] Son of William Ogden.

Born in Hebden Bridge.

He worked for R. Sutcliffe & Company in Hebden Bridge.

He was engaged to Miss F. Collinge.

During World War I, he enlisted [November 1914], and served as a Lance Corporal with the 1st/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was gassed twice and suffered from trench foot. He was wounded in the head and hospitalised in Chester, and then in Llandudno.

He died 26th May 1918.

His parents arrived at the hospital on the following day.

He was buried at Heptonstall Church (30th May 1918) [b 31] .

He is remembered on Luddendenfoot War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Hebden Bridge Methodist Church

Ogden, John William
[1895-1917] Son of William Ogden.

He was a brick carrier [1911] / employed by Morton's at Siddal.

He lived at Browning Avenue, Siddal.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 19th Field Ambulance Royal Army Medical Corps.

He was killed in France whilst carrying a wounded soldier to safety [26th September 1917] (aged 22).

He was buried at Bedford House Cemetery, Belgium. [2 I A 26].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Ogden, Rev Joseph
[1761-1827] MA.

He was educated at Trinity College Cambridge.

Perpetual Curate at of Sowerby for 30 years [1797].

He was involved with the establishment of Sowerby National School.

He lived at Lane Ends [1827].

He died 25th February 1827.

He was buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby [2nd March 1827]

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

Ogden, Joseph
[18??-18??] Partner in Joseph Ogden & Son.

He lived at 9 Union Street South [1874]

Ogden, Joseph
[1837-18??] Born in Haworth.

Partner in Booth & Ogden

Ogden, Joseph
[1868-1942] Son of Reuben Ogden, woolsorter.

Born in Mount Tabor.

He was a pointsman of Luddenden [1892] / a railway signalman [1901, 1911].

In [Q3] 1892, he married Mary Ellen Murgatroyd at St Mary's Church, Luddenden.


Mary Ellen, of Luddenden, was the daughter of
Thomas Murgatroyd
 

Children:

  1. Albert
  2. Jesse
  3. Allen [b 1899]
  4. Rhoda [b 1904]

The family lived at

Sons Albert & Jesse died in World War I

Ogden, Joseph Henry
[1833-1868] He was a wine merchant.

On 28th January 1862, he married Frances Tonge at St Paul's Church, King Cross


Frances was the daughter of James Fletcher Tonge
 

Joseph Henry died in 1868.

Frances married John Graham Wheelwright

Ogden, Mary Ann
[1827-1856] She was the niece of Thomas White, Master of Heywood's School. She died in a fire at the School House when her uncle was there. She was buried at Cleckheaton

Ogden, N.
[18??-19??] School caretaker and share broker at Todmorden.

In March 1884, he was declared bankrupt

Ogden, Percy
[1897-1917] Son of Ralph Ogden.

He was a worsted spinner bobbin setter [1911].

During World War I, he volunteered (aged 17), but was rejected until he was old enough; he subsequently served as a Rifleman with the 2nd/7th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died 12th April 1917 (aged 20).

He was buried at Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension, France [I B 17].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Elland.

His brother-in-law Leonard Akroyd also died in the War

Ogden, Pickles
[1837-1871] He was a supernumerary officer of the Halifax Police force [1860].

In 1860, he was a charged with gross neglect after his sergeant – Sgt Pearson – missed him for an hour or 2 whilst Ogden was on the Stannary beat. He was found asleep and drunk in a stable.

The Bench at Halifax Borough Court imposed a penalty of 20/- plus 9/- cost, or a month's imprisonment

Ogden, Ralph
[1868-1940] Son of Samuel Ogden, mechanic.

Born in Bradford.

He was a wool comber of 8 Lorne Street, Shipley / a drapery warehouseman [1891] / a stone mason [1901] / a worsted warehouseman [1911] / a labourer [1913].

In 1888, he married Rosa Hannah Bosher [1866-1933] at St Paul's Church, Shipley.


Rosa Hannah, of 8 Lorne Street, Shipley, was born in Hendred, Berkshire, the daughter of Daniel Bosher
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [b 1889] who was a worsted spinner frame tenter [1911] who married Leonard Akroyd
  2. Annie [b 1891]
  3. Gertrude Ethel [b 1892]
  4. Ralph William [b 1894] who was a worsted spinner bobbin setter [1911] and fought in the Dardanelles [World War I]
  5. Percy
  6. Herbert [b 1904]
  7. Fred [b 1906]
  8. Rene [b 1911]

The family lived at

The family lived at

  • 46 Portland Road, Byker, Newcastle on Tyne, Northumberland [1891]
  • 2 Graham Street, Rastrick [1901]
  • 14 Smithies Buildings, Saddleworth Road, Elland [1911]
  • 36 Park Road, Elland

Ogden, Robert
[1???-1???] Constable at Todmorden & Walsden [1740]

Ogden, Robert
[17??-17??] Vicar of Elland [1761]. He resigned in 1761

Ogden, Sam
[1???-1???] Clockmaker son of Samuel Ogden

Ogden, Samuel
[1629-1???] Clockmaker.

He married Mary.

Children:

  1. James
  2. Isaac
  3. Sam
  4. John
  5. daughter

Ogden, Samuel
[1668-17??] Aka Sam.

Son of James Ogden.

Baptised at Halifax Parish Church [January 1670].

Clockmaker of Ripponden who worked on the clocks at Halifax Parish Church and Elland Parish Church [1693-1701]. He was famous for his long-case clocks.

He married Sara [16??-1712].

Children:

  1. Samuel
  2. Thomas
  3. John
  4. Isaac
  5. daughter
  6. daughter
  7. daughter
  8. child

Ogden, Samuel
[1689-17??] Clockmaker son of Sam Ogden.

Born in Ripponden.

He was in business at Ripponden with his brother Thomas.

He married Sara [16??-1812].

Children:

  1. Samuel who moved back to Halifax to take over the business of his uncle Thomas

He lived at Alnwick, Northumberland [1712-1728], and Benwell, Newcastle-on-Tyne.

He died at Benwell [1765 or 1773]

Ogden, Rev Samuel
[1716-1778] MA, DD.

Son of dyer Thomas Ogden [1690-1766].

Born in Manchester.

He was educated at Manchester Grammar School, Kings College Cambridge [1733] and St John's College Cambridge [1736].

He was a preacher, geologist, scholar and orientalist / Vicar of Coley [1740-1747] / Curate of Elland [1747-1762] / Headmaster of Halifax Free School [1744-1753].

In 1753, he resigned and left to become a tutor at Cambridge University. He was also vicar of Damerham, Wiltshire. He later exchanged the living to become rector of Stansfield, Suffolk, then rector of Lawford, Essex, and then of St Sepulchre's Church, Cambridge.

In 1764, he was appointed Woodwardian Professor of Geology at Cambridge.

2 volumes of his sermons – with a biography – were published [1780].

He is remembered for remarking that

the goose is a silly bird: too much for one, and not enough for two

He had a stroke and died at Cambridge and was buried in St Sepulchre's Church there

Ogden, Thomas
[1693-1769] The more famous clockmaker son of Sam Ogden.

He was in business at Ripponden with his brother Samuel.

He made the clock for Northgate End Chapel in 1720, and also worked on that at Halifax Parish Church.

There is a lantern clock by Thomas in The Dining Room, Shibden Hall

Ogden, Thomas
[18??-18??] Senior partner in Ogden Brothers & Company.

He lived at 10 Trinity Place, Halifax.

In 1879, he was charged with offences under the Debtor's Act when he bought wool from Wayman & Company knowing that Ogden Brothers & Company were in financial difficulties. He was found guilty, but the jury recommended him to mercy

Ogden, Thomas
[1847-19??] Born in Halifax.

He was a spindle & fly manufacturer [1881] / a spindle manufacturer [1891].

He married Grace Rawnsley [1844-19??].


Grace was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Willie [b 1872] who was a spindle manufacturer [1891, 1901]
  2. James H. [b 1875] who was a spindle manufacturer [1891]
  3. Frank [b 1876] who was a worsted spinner [1891], a spindle maker [1901]
  4. Ellen [b 1878] who was a worsted spinner [1891]
  5. Bentley
  6. Emily [b 1882] who was a milliner [1901]

The family lived at

  • Carr House, Midgley [1881]
  • Lower Holme House, Lower Benns, Warley [1891]
  • 2 Holme House, Halifax [1901]

Living with them [in 1891] was widowed mother-in-law Grace Rawnsley [b 1813]

Ogden, Thomas Henry
[1868-19??] Born in Halifax.

He was a beer bottler [1911].

Around 1907, he married Sarah Elizabeth [1876-19??] from Oxenhope.

Children:

  1. Esther Winifred [b 1896]

The family lived at 40 Bradford Road, Brighouse [1911].

Living with them [in 1911] was Thomas Henry's mother Elizabeth Ogden [aged 78]

Ogden, William
[1???-1???] Constable at Todmorden & Walsden [1778]

Ogden, William
[1794-18??] He served with the 2nd Battalion 84th Foot York & Lancaster Regiment in the Peninsular War

Ogden, William
[1859-1???] Son of John Ogden, core maker.

Born in Halifax.

He was a blacksmith of Clipstone Hall, Southowram [1892] / an engine stoker at brickyard [1901] / a labourer of Siddal [1910] / a boiler tenter at brickyard [1911].

In 1892, he married (1) Hannah Clegg [1858-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Hannah, of Hardacre Street, Southowram, was the daughter of James Clegg, mechanic
 

Children:

  1. John William
  2. Arthur [b 1899]

Hannah died in Halifax in 1907 (aged 49).

In 1910, he married (2) Mary Hannah at Coley Church.


Mary Hannah [née Varley], of Northowram, was the widow of Walter Reynolds.

She had 3 children by her first marriage: Children:

  1. William Varley (Reynolds) [b 1899] who was a brick carrier [1911]
  2. Elethea / Alethea [b 1900]
  3. Alice [b 1901]
 

The family lived at 13 Lower Clipston Hall, Southowram, Halifax [1901, 1911].

Living with them [in 1901] was William's brother Tom Ogden [b 1875] (labourer at mechanic's) 

Ogden, William
[1864-1920] Born in Manchester.

He was warehouseman / millhand of 1 Old Lane, Pecket Well.

He married Hannah Jane.


Hannah Jane was born in Manchester.

A William Ogden married a Hannah Jane Eyre in Todmorden [Q2/1886]

 

Children:

  1. Edith [b 1886]
  2. Fleta [b 1888]
  3. James [b 1892]
  4. William

William (senior) was one of 5 people who were killed in a charabanc accident at Cockhill 30th October 1920.

He, his wife & daughter-in-law were buried at Wainsgate Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge [Grave Ref: 902]

Ogden, William
[1866-19??] Born in Hebden Bridge.

He was a council gas stoker.

In 1891, he married Mary Ellen Helliwell [1860-19??] in Halifax.


Mary Ellen, a widow, was born in Hebden Bridge
 

Children:

  1. Gibson [b 1891]
  2. John William

The family lived at

  • 2 Wood Street, Hebden Bridge [1901]
  • 1 Lee Royd, Hebden Bridge [1911]

Ogden, William
[1868-1915?] Son of James Ogden (who was dead by 1889).

Born in Ovenden.

He was a clogger of 6 Clay Street [1889] / a clogger [1891] / a dyer's cart driver [1901] / a cobbler [1911].

In [Q4] 1889, he married Hannah Gornald [1869-1???] at Christ Church, Pellon.


Hannah, of Southowram, was born in Dewsbury, the daughter of Richard Gornald (who was dead by 1889) 
 

Children:

  1. Clement
  2. Doris [b 1896] who was a spinner in worsted mill [1911]
  3. Cyril [1901-1902]
  4. Ivy [b 1904]
  5. Willie [b 1906]
  6. Leslie George [b 1911]

The family lived at

  • 22 Burnley Road, Skircoat, Halifax [1891]
  • 26 Park Street, Halifax, Northgate [1901]
  • 14 Park Street, Halifax, Northgate [1911]
  • 20 North Bridge Street [1915]

Ogden, William Edward
[1???-1948] Proprietor of James Ogden & Sons. He was killed when oxyacetylene equipment exploded at their Northgate works

Ogden, Willie
[1898-1917] Son of Hannah & Herbert Ogden of 9 Hamer Street, Cornholme.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the No. 4 Company 1st Battalion East Surrey Regiment.

He died 2nd November 1917 (aged 19).

He was buried at Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium [IX E 17].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Vale Baptist Church, Todmorden, and on the Memorial at Oddfellows' Hall, Todmorden

 

Ogden surname

George Redmonds writes that the surname probably originates in Ogden in Rochdale, rather than Ogden in Ovenden. Hancok de Okedene is recorded at Sowerby in 1309 and John Okedene of Bradford is recorded at Fixby in 1472.

There are over 60 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ogden, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Ogden:


Marriages 1798, 1803, 1859, 1868, 1889, 1892, 1895; Death 1900
 



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