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Oldfield, MrsRef 256-284
[1???-18??] She ran a private school in Halifax [around 1870]

Oldfield, AlfredRef 256-5
[18??-1???] Son of Betty Vause & Richard Jessop Oldfield.

He married Hannah.

Children:

  1. Ethel Mays [b 1880]


When Ethel Mays birth was registered, the father is shown as Alfred Oldfield Vause.

18 years later, the Vause was removed

 

Oldfield, AlfredRef 256-21
[1851-1912] Son of Samuel Oldfield.

He was a bookbinder (living with his sister Caroline) [1871] / a bookbinder (living with his mother Martha & sister Caroline) [1881] / a bookbinder [1891] / a bookbinder forwarder [1901] / a bookbinder [1901].

In [Q4] 1891, he married Lydia Millington [1851-1900] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Edith A. [b 1893] who was a typist [1911]

They lived at

  • 23 Emscote Grove, Halifax [1901]
  • 39 Holly Grove, Parkinson Lane, Halifax [1911]

Living with them [in 1901, 1911] was Alfred's sister Caroline (housekeeper) 

Lydia died 27th December 1900 (aged 49).

Alfred died 11th December 1912 (aged 61).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 3521] with Alfred's parents

Oldfield, AllanRef 256-198
[1895-1916] Son of Joseph Oldfield.

Born in Elland.

He was a woollen piecer [1911] / a plasterer with his uncle, B. Sutcliffe.

During World War I, he volunteered at Whitsuntide [1915], and served as a Gunner with the D Battery 175th (Staffs) Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He was killed in action [13th February 1916] (aged 21).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [26th February 1916].

He was buried at Erquingheim-Lys Churchyard Extension, France [Grave Ref I H 4], on Elland War Memorial, on the Memorial at Elland Boys' Brigade, and on the Memorial at Elland Wesleyan Chapel

Oldfield, AmbroseRef 256-153
[1861-1918] Born in Northowram.

He was an iron fettler [1897] / an iron fettler at iron foundry [1911].

On 18th December 1897, he married Clara Cordingley [1862-1922] in Halifax.


Clara was born in Northowram
 

Children:

  1. Arthur
  2. Fred

They lived at 50 Blaithroyd Lane, Southowram [1911].

Living with them [in 1911] was Ambrose's sister Zipporah Oldfield [b 1857]

Oldfield, ArthurRef 256-277
[1850-19??] Of Rastrick. He was a printer. He was a technical teacher. He published A Manual of Typography.

He married Eva, daughter of John Marshall Jowett.

Children:

  1. Mabel / Maisie [b 1877]
  2. Lillian / Lily 1878
  3. Elsie [b 1880]
  4. William [b 1882]
  5. Arthur Frank [b 1884]
  6. George Herbert [b 1889]
  7. Erie [b 1896]

Oldfield, ArthurRef 256-131
[1898-1917] Son of Ambrose Oldfield.

Born in Northowram.

He was a member of St Michael & All Angels' Church, Southowram Bank / a frame doffer at worsted mill [1911] / employed by Roscoe & Cockcroft.

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

He died of wounds [9th July 1917] (aged 19).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [21st July 1917].

He was buried at Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, France [Grave Ref IV O 19].

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

Oldfield, Arthur WilliamRef 256-169
[1865-1940] Born in Halifax.

He was landlord of the Wheatley Wells, Wheatley [1901, 1905, 1911].

In 1888, he married Mary Jane Spence [1869-1912] in Halifax.


Mary Jane was born in Ripon
 

Children:

  1. Ethel [1888-1978] who was a blouse machinist [1911] and never married
  2. Harold [1890-1952] who was a dyer's labourer [1911] & served in World War I
  3. Ada [1891-1894]
  4. Herbert
  5. Edith [1895-1948] who was a comb minder [1911] & married [1921] James McDonald
  6. Minnie [1897-1940] who was a bowler (dye works) [1911] & married [1921] William Burrows
  7. George
  8. May [1900-1982] who married [1924] Walter Liley
  9. Florence [1902-1990] who married [1931] Robert Mallinson
  10. James [1903-1962]
  11. Marion [1907-1940] who married [1931] Frank Bull

The children were born in Wheatley.

They lived at 3 South Parade, Halifax [1918].

Son George died in World War I

Oldfield, BatesRef 256-18
[1844-1877] Son of George Oldfield.

Born 21st November 1844.

He was a book keeper [1875].

In [Q1] 1874, he married either Martha Lord or Emma Wadsworth in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Charles Clement [1875-12th February 1877] who was (possibly) buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 2843] with his Oldfield grandparents

Bates died 19th April 1877.

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 3813]

Oldfield, ChristopherRef 256-93
[1498-1???] Of Halifax.

In 1522, he married Miss Mawde in Northowram.

Children:

  1. Margaret

Oldfield, EdgarRef 256-117
[1885-1917] Son of Jeremiah Oldfield.

Born in Halifax [16th Oct 1885].

He was working in a dye works [1911] / employed by George Armitage & Sons at West End Dye Works, Halifax.

In 1911, he was living with his brother Fred at 21 Whitby Street, Gibbet Street.

On 5th February 1914, he married Annie Maria Bottomley [1888-1963] at St Thomas's Church, Claremount.

They had no children.

They lived at 19 Arnold Street, Gibbet Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he was called-up [October 1916], and served as a Private with the 11th Battalion Border Regiment.

He went to France [7th January 1917] and was wounded [10th February 1917].

He was killed in action [10th July 1917] (aged 31).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [13th April 1918].

He is remembered on the Nieuport Memorial, Belgium, on a memorial in St Thomas the Apostle, Claremount, and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance.

In [Q2] 1923, an Annie M. Oldfield married Sam R. Farrar in Halifax

Oldfield, EdwardRef 256-9
[1860-1940] Son of Samuel Oldfield.

Born in Halifax [8th August 1860].

He married Hannah Sutcliffe [1862-1918].


Hannah was born in Halifax [24th June 1862]
 

Children:

  1. Joe
  2. Emma [19 Aug 1886-1951] who married Arthur Johnson [1886-1949]
  3. Lewis

Hannah died in Halifax [December 1918].

Edward died in Upper Agbrigg, Yorkshire [June 1940]

Oldfield, ErnestRef 256-12
[1903-1964] Son of Joseph Oldfield.

Born in Halifax [April 1903].

In [Q4] 1926, he married Susannah Bottomley [1906-1988] in Halifax.


Susannah was born in Halifax [1st February 1906]
 

Ernest died in Halifax [December 1964].

Susannah died in Halifax [31st December 1988]

Oldfield, Fergus O'ConnorRef 256-17
[1843-1909] Son of George Oldfield.

He was a part-timer [1851] / a warehouseman [1864] / a baker [1874].

In [Q3] 1862, he married Maria Loney in Halifax Children:

  1. Mary Ellen [1863-19th October 1864] who died aged 1 year & 4 months, & was buried with her Oldfield grandparents
  2. Edith Maria [1872-28th September 1874] who buried with her Oldfield grandparents

Oldfield, FredRef 256-138
[1881-19??] Son of Jeremiah Oldfield.

Born in Halifax.

In 1911, he was living with his brother Edgar at 21 Whitby Street, Gibbet Street.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 6th Battalion Durham Light Infantry.

He was invalided home and discharged [30th November 1917] suffering with Nephritis

Oldfield, FredRef 256-156
[1900-1953] Son of Ambrose Oldfield.

Born in Halifax.

In 1923, he married Alice Green [1898-1963] in Halifax.


Alice was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Jean E. [b 1926]
  2. Kenneth [b 1931]

Oldfield, Frederick WilliamRef 256-24
[1845-1922] Son of George Oldfield.

He married Harriet [1839-1911].

Harriet died 17th March 1911 (aged 72).

Frederick William died 22nd May 1922 (aged 77).

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1028] with his parents

Oldfield, GeorgeRef 256-541
[16??-1???] He was Constable of Northowram [1697]

Oldfield, GeorgeRef 256-2
[18??-1???] Of Erringden.

Son of Richard Oldfield, warp dresser.

He was a tenter in a cotton mill [1861].

On 30th March 1861, he married Fanny Crowther at St John's Church, Cragg Vale.


Fanny, a power loom weaver (cotton) of Sowerby, was the daughter of Joseph Crowther, clerk
 

Oldfield, GeorgeRef 256-438
[1806-1850] He was a carpet weaver of Halifax / a stuff weaver [1841].

He married Mary [1810-1871].


Mary was born in Midgley.

She was a weaver [1851]

 

Children:

  1. Betty [b 1831] who was a factory hand [1851], a worsted doubler (carpet factory) [1871]
  2. Stephen
  3. Mary [b 1839] who was a part-timer [1851], & married Joseph Smith
  4. George [b 1841] who was a part-timer [1851], a labourer in machine works [1871]
  5. Fergus
  6. Bates
  7. James [1848-29th July 1866]
  8. Jeremiah [b 1851] who was a plumber at carpet works [1871]

They lived at

  • Greenroyd, Halifax [1841]
  • Cockroft's Cottages, Halifax [1851]
  • Mason Street, Northowram [1861]

George had been greatly depressed for some time and on 23rd September 1850, he went out in the morning and cut his throat with a razor. His body was found by a boy who was walking through a field at New Bank, Halifax.

His wife Mary was pregnant at the time, and the shock of his death brought on their 8th child

Mary died 21st June 1871 (aged 61).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 2843]

Oldfield, GeorgeRef 256-23
[1821-1870]

He married Hannah [1820-1872].

Children:

  1. Frederick William

George died 26th November 1870 (aged 49).

Hannah died 25th January 1872 (aged 52).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1028]

Oldfield, GeorgeRef 256-126
[1899-1918] Son of Arthur William Oldfield.

Born in Wheatley.

He was a member of Wheatley Wesleyan Methodist Church & Sunday School / employed by Davis, Gordon & Company.

During World War I, he enlisted [1917], and served as a Private with the 4th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment.

He went to France [February 1918].

He was killed in action [27th May 1918] (aged 18).

His photograph appears with reports of his death in the Halifax Courier [22nd June & 29th June 1918].

He is remembered on the Soissons Memorial, France, and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Oldfield, HenryRef 256-246
[18??-1862]

In [Q2] 1862, he married Sarah Fry in Halifax.


Sarah was born in Culmstock, Devon, the daughter of
Robert Fry.

She was a carpet setter [1881]

 

Henry (possibly) died in Halifax in 1862.


His burial place is not yet known.
 

Sarah died 2nd August 1907 (aged 68).

She was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 3528] with her parents

Oldfield, HerbertRef 256-4
[1893-1954] Son of Arthur William Oldfield.

He was a member of Wheatley Wesleyan Methodist Church / a dyer's labourer [1911] / a commercial traveller (textiles) of 32 Wheatley Road, Halifax [1916] / employed by Pawson's warehouse.

During World War I, he enlisted [October 1916], and served as a Private / machine gunner with the West Yorkshire Regiment.

He was sent to France [January 1917], and was reported missing [3rd May 1917].

He was later reported to be a POW in Dulmen, Germany.

He survived the War and returned to England [January 1919].

He died in 1954.

His brother George was killed in the War

Oldfield, IrvineRef 256-11
[1891-1955] Son of Joseph Oldfield.

Born in Halifax [July 1891].

He was a cloth finisher [1911].

He married Rose Shearing [1890-1954].


Rose was born in Bethnal Green, London
 

Children:

  1. Sylvia [1st April 1928-November 1996] who married John Fox
  2. Joyce [17th April 1931-9th October 1987]

Rose died in Halifax [June 1954].

Irvine died in Halifax [June 1955]

Oldfield, JackRef 256-125
[1919-1942] Son of Ethel & Herbert Oldfield of Back Brinton Terrace, Halifax.

He was educated at St Augustine's School / a weaving overlooker for John Carter Limited at Adelaide Street, Halifax.

During World War II, he served as a Sapper with the 233rd Field Company Royal Engineers.

He was evacuated from Dunkirk.

He was killed in action [29th June 1942] (aged 23).

He was buried at El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt [Grave Ref XXIII C 2-14].

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

Oldfield, JamesRef 256-25
[17??-1770] Of Warley House. He was a founder member and a precentor of Booth Independent Church.

In 1769, he was charged with clipping and diminishing coins. He was imprisoned at York [9th September 1769].

On 6th April 1770, he was sentenced to death along with David Hartley and William Varley.

Along with David Hartley, he was hanged at the Tyburn, York, at 2:30 pm on Saturday, 28th April 1770 for

impairing, diminishing and lightening guineas

The records state that

They were detected at Halifax, and died penitent, acknowledging the justice of the sentence passed upon them

Rev James Crossley published a pamphlet based on a sermon entitled

God's indignation against sin

which he preached on Oldfield's death

Oldfield, JamesRef 256-19
[1774-1840] Of Salterhebble.

He married Suse [1776-1824].

Children:

  1. Joseph [1799-1805]

Suse died 7th January 1824 (aged 48).

James died 27th March 1840 (aged 66).

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

Oldfield, JamesRef 256-22
[1830-1871] Of Halifax.

He died 9th January 1871 (aged 41).

He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 722]

Oldfield, JeremiahRef 256-139
[1850-1909] Born in Halifax.

He was a plumber [1875].

On 2nd October 1875, he married Elizabeth Bird [1847-1907] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Ada [b 1879]
  2. Fred
  3. Edgar

The children were born in Halifax.

Sons Fred & Edgar served in World War I. Edgar died in the War

Oldfield, JobRef 256-191
[18??-1???] Worsted spinner.

He was at Shibden Mill when the mill was burnt to the ground 4th February 1859. Oldfield estimated his losses at £4,000.

He was a tenant at Dam Head Mill, Shibden [1870]

Oldfield, JoeRef 256-14
[1909-1990] Son of Joseph Oldfield.

Born in Greetland [31st October 1909].

He married Ada Wiggins [1910-1981].


Ada was born in Wombwell, Yorkshire [30th May 1910]
 

Children:

  1. John Trevor [1937-1939]
  2. David [b 1942] who married Susan Elizabeth Ball [b 1944]
  3. Betty [b 1946] who married Martyn Chorlton

Ada died in Huddersfield [June 1981].

Joe died in Crimble, Slaithwaite [13th June 1990]

Oldfield, JohnRef 256-408
[14??-15??] He owned land and property at Luddenden / Luddendenfoot, including Magson House, Luddendenfoot [1491], Roebucks, and Greystones

He married Isabell.

Children:

  1. William

Oldfield, JohnRef 256-410
[15??-16??] Of Magson House, Luddendenfoot.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Christopher

In 1593, they were involved in a dispute about timber at Roebucks.

In 1595, he sold the house to Richard Midgley

Oldfield, JohnRef 256-554
[1834-1898] Son of Mary & Thomas Oldfield.

Baptised in Halifax [26th June 1834].

He was beerhouse keeper / landlord of the Reindeer Hotel, Halifax [1881, 1891, 1897].

He married (1) Hannah [1834-1877].

Hannah died 26th October 1877 (aged 43).

He married (2) Ann [1845-1920].


Ann was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1888]

John died 29th December 1898 (aged 64).

Ann died 23rd March 1920 (aged 75).

John & Hannah were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1456]

Oldfield, JohnRef 256-108
[1890-1917] Son of Samuel Oldfield.

Born in Macclesfield.

He was a cotton weaver in Todmorden [1911].

On 22nd September 1915, he married Ethel Phillips at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone.


Ethel was the daughter of John Phillips
 

During World War I, he served as a Corporal with the 1st/6th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He died 6th September 1917 (aged 27).

He was buried at Poelcapelle British Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref XLVIII F 11].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance.

On 20th December 1919, Ethel married (2) George Simpson at Christ Church, Todmorden

Oldfield, JonathanRef 256-542
[16??-17??] He was Constable of Northowram [1712]

Oldfield, Dr JonathanRef 256-190
[17??-18??] Surgeon of Halifax.

He was one of the subscribers to the Leeds Infirmary [1792].

He married Mary [1730-1790].

Mary was buried at Halifax Parish Church.

The epitaph on her memorial is recorded in the book Monumental & Other Inscriptions

Oldfield, JosephRef 256-176
[1859-1933] Son of Samuel Oldfield.

Born in King Cross, Halifax.

He was a labourer of Brandy Hole, Greetland [1890] / a dyer's labourer [1891] / a waste dealer's labourer [1901] / a labourer [1911].

On 9th August 1890, he married Lucy Sutcliffe [1865-1931] at Halifax Parish Church.


Lucy, of West Vale, was born in Stainland [8th June 1865], the daughter of Howarth Sutcliffe, night watchman
 

Children:

  1. Irvine
  2. Harry [1893-1911] who was a canvasser (clothing) [1911]
  3. Allan
  4. Norman [1898-1908]
  5. Emma [1900-1904]
  6. Ernest

The family lived at

  • Cross Hill, Elland with Greetland [1891]
  • 7 John Street, Elland [1901]
  • 22 Turnpike Street, Elland [1911]

Lucy died in Halifax in 1931.

Joseph died in Huddersfield in 1933

Oldfield, JosephRef 256-13
[1885-1958] Son of Edward Oldfield.

Born in Halifax.

He married Harriet Laycock [1888-1983].


Harriet was born in Castleford, Yorkshire [8th January 1888]
 

Children:

  1. Joe

Joe died in Upper Agbrigg, Yorkshire [June 1968]

Harriet died in Huddersfield [September 1983]

Oldfield, LewisRef 256-15
[1890-1971] Son of Edward Oldfield.

Born in Halifax [14th July 1890].

He married Lydia Cheshire [1893-1976].


Lydia was born in Pontefract [Jan 1893]
 

They emigrated to the US

Children:

  1. Ruth Amelia [b Dracut, Massachusetts 1930-2014]

Lewis died in Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts [November 1971]

Lydia died in Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts [February 1976]

Oldfield, MargaretRef 256-73
[1523-1582] Of Halifax. Daughter of Christopher Oldfield.

In 1540, she married (1) Richard Saltonstall.

Richard died in 1545.

In 1547, she married (2) Richard Barstow.

She died in Halifax [18th September 1582]

Oldfield, MaryRef 256-403
[1???-1???] Or Marie. Daughter Of Thomas Oldfield.

She married James Murgatroyd, her second cousin.

See The Oldfield family

Oldfield, Sir RichardRef 256-414
[14??-15??] Chaplain at St Peter's Church, Sowerby [1527].

Recorded on 6th June 1527 when he witnessed the will of Richard Ryding

Oldfield, Richard JessopRef 256-9820
[1818-1887]

On 13th August 1840, he married Elizabeth Hudson.


Elizabeth was the daughter of
Joseph Hudson
 

Elizabeth was buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse. Later, Richard was living with, and claimed to be married to, Elizabeth Vause [1822-1880], though no marriage record has been found.

Children:

  1. Alfred

Elizabeth died after falling down stairs at home [2nd January 1880] (aged 58).

Richard died in Dewsbury [Q4 1887]

Oldfield, Robert EdwinRef 256-6
[1872-1900] Of 5 Mount Street West, Pellon.

Born in Halifax.

During the South African Wars, he served as a Private with the 1st Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died of enteric fever in hospital in Bloemfontein, South Africa [7th June 1900] (aged 28).

He is remembered on the Halifax Parish Church South African War Memorial, and on West View Park War Memorial

Oldfield, SamRef 256-16
[1867-1910] Son of Samuel Oldfield.

Born in Halifax [January 1867].

He married Emily Greenwood [1869-1933].


Emily was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Emily Louisa [1889-1916] who married Kinninmont Robinson
  2. Cecelia [1891-1972] who married Thomas Bernard Membrey [1895-1956]
  3. Elizabeth Eleanor [1893-1920] who married Fred Proud [1891-1939]
  4. Clara [1895-1958] who married John Thomas Walker [1895-1969]
  5. Florence M. [1898-1995] who married Fred Bedford [1895-1963]
  6. Ann [1905-1974] who married Harold Greenaway [1897-1967]

Emily died in Halifax [September 1933]

Oldfield, SamuelRef 256-20
[1822-1864] Born in Brighouse.

He was a blacksmith [1861].

In [Q4] 1846, he married Martha Settle [1821-1900] in Halifax.


Martha was born in Hipperholme.

She was a boot top maker [1881]

 

Children:

  1. Alfred
  2. Caroline [1859-10th December 1919] who was a warper in a cotton mill [1891]

They lived at

  • 1 Hartley Court, Clarence Street, Halifax [1861]
  • 1 Hartley Court, Halifax (Alfred & Caroline only; Samuel was dead; Martha is not recorded) [1871]
  • 1 Hartley Court, Halifax [1881, 1891]

Samuel died 27th September 1864 (aged 42).

Martha died 30th May 1900 (aged 79).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 3521]

Oldfield, SamuelRef 256-8
[1831-1886] Born in Skircoat.

He was a policeman [1861] / a warehouseman [1871-1886] / a yarn packer [1886].

On 25th August 1851, he married Ann Crawshaw [1830-1900] at Hanover Chapel, Halifax.

Children:

  1. Tom
  2. Elizabeth Eleanor / Elizabeth Ellen [1860-1931] who married Alfred Ineson
  3. Joseph
  4. Edward
  5. Margaret [1862-1936] who married Ehud Hesselden
  6. Mary Jane [1864-1930] who married Thomas Henry Laycock
  7. Sam
  8. Amelia [1871-1939] who married James Lithgow Bannister

The family lived at

  • Back Lane, Haigh (?) Street, Skircoat [1861]
  • 19 Clog Yard, Halifax [1871]
  • 28 Helm Street, Skircoat [1881, 1886]

Samuel died in Halifax [22nd January 1886].

He was buried in Halifax [25th January 1886]

Oldfield, SamuelRef 256-102
[1858-1935] Born in Macclesfield.

He was a cotton weaver [1911].

In [Q1] 1886, he married Alice Bridge [1867-1933] in Macclesfield.


Alice was born in Macclesfield
 

Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. child who died young [before 1911]
  3. child who died young [before 1911]
  4. child who died young [before 1911]
  5. child who died young [before 1911]
  6. child who died young [before 1911]
  7. child who died young [before 1911]
  8. John
  9. Emily [b 1897] who was a cotton spinner [1911]
  10. Alfred [b 1901]
  11. Bertha [b 1907]
  12. Wilfred [b 1909]

They lived at 22 Russell Street, Todmorden [1911]

Oldfield, StephenRef 256-26
[1835-1879] Son of George Oldfield.

Born in Midgley.

He was a factory hand [1851] / a carpet weaver [1861] / a bread & biscuit maker employing 3 hands [1871] / a biscuit manufacturer at Sunderland Street, Halifax [1874].

In [Q4] 1857, he married Elizabeth Wadsworth [1835-1901] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Mary Elizabeth [b 1859] who died in infancy +
  2. Nancy [b 1859] who died in infancy +
  3. Mary E. [b 1863]
  4. Florence Edna [1866-1870] +
  5. Clement Albert [1868-1888] +
  6. Mary Ellen [1869-1912] +

They lived at

  • Crib Lane, Halifax [1861]
  • 2 Back Yard, Victoria Street, Halifax [1871]
  • 24 Mount Street, Halifax [1874]

Stephen died 18th February 1879 (aged 44).

Elizabeth died 24th February 1901 (aged 66).

The couple & the children were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1317]

Oldfield, T.Ref 256-7
[18??-1901]

During the South African Wars, he served as a Sergeant with the 3rd Battalion Dragoon Guards.

He died of enteric fever at Norvalspont, South Africa [27th March 1901].

He is remembered on the Halifax Parish Church South African War Memorial, and on West View Park War Memorial

Oldfield, ThomasRef 256-50
[1???-1???] See Ellen Royde

Oldfield, ThomasRef 256-267
[1???-18??] He was appointed Surveyor of the Highways for Warley [1835]

Oldfield, ThomasRef 256-402
[15??-16??] Of Roebucks.

He married Mary, daughter of Samuel Kinge.

Children:

  1. Mary or Marie

Oldfield, ThomasRef 256-3
[1838-1???] of Northowram

Son of Thomas Oldfield, miner.

He was a miner [1858].

On 14th February 1858, he married Elizabeth Robertshaw [1839-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Elizabeth, of Northowram, was the daughter of James Robertshaw, mason
 

Oldfield, Thomas HudsonRef 256-27
[1807-1876]

He married Mary [1813-1883].

Thomas Hudson died 26th April 1876 (aged 69).

Mary died 14th February 1883 (aged 70).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1460]

Oldfield, TomRef 256-10
[1853-1935] Son of Samuel Oldfield.

Born in Halifax [July 1853].

In [Q2] 1884, he married Elizabeth Taylor [1864-19??] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Wolverhampton
 

Children:

  1. Martha Ann [1886-1954] who married Joseph Holroyd
  2. Harry [b 1894]

Tom died in Halifax [March 1935]

Oldfield, TomRef 256-55
[1862-1944] He worked as a pattern maker at Stirk's.

He became a partner in Oldfield & Schofield.

In 1895, he, John Keleher and Eli Green, invented a

machine for cutting meat or other foodstuffs

In 1915, he and Oldfield & Schofield, registered an invention for

improvements in and relating to machines for forming screw-threads in or upon bombs and other cylindrical bodies

He married (1) Ann Grimrod [1862-1935].

Children:

  1. Eva [1885-1911] who died of meningitis
  2. Nellie who married Ernest Cayless from Leicester
  3. Fred

They lived at 37D Beverley Terrace, Boothtown.

Ann died in 1935.

In [Q2] 1936, he married (2) Eleanor Parsons [1897-1972] in Halifax.


Eleanor or Lena was born in Leicester [Jun 1897]
 

He retired in 1934.

Members of the family were buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax.

After Tom's death, Eleanor went to live in Bournemouth, where she died [1972].

See Edith Heaton

Oldfield, WilfredRef 256-107
[1881-1951] Born in Halifax.

He was an iron moulder [1902].

On 17th May 1902, he married Betsy Ambler in Halifax


Betsy was the daughter of
Abraham Ambler
 

Children:

  1. child
  2. child
  3. child
  4. child

The couple died in Halifax: Betsy [24th February 1915]; Wilfred [1951]

Oldfield, WilliamRef 256-409
[15??-1???] He owned land and property in the district, including Magson House, Luddendenfoot [1576], Clough House, Sowerby, land at Boulderclough, and Over Breake, Sowerby

Oldfield, William LeeRef 256-373
[18??-19??] Fruit preserver and jam and marmalade maker at Sterne Mills, Copley [1905] and at Soyland [1910]

 

The Oldfield family of WarleyRef 256-313

They lived at

Members of the family included

 

Oldfield surnameRef 256-1

Richard de Holdfield is recorded at Sowerby in 1275.

The surname may have originated in the Oldfield area of Luddendenfoot.

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


Unattached BMDs for Oldfield

Marriages 1558, 1856, 1861, 1891, 1899, 1900, 1912, 1913, 1917, 1928; Deaths 1835, 1907

Unattached burials at Lister Lane Cemetery: Plot 2438

 




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