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The entries for people & families with the surname Park are gathered together in this SideTrack.

This Page does not include people with other forms of the surname.

The individuals listed are not necessarily related to each other.


Allan Park [18??-19??]
Arthur Park [1860-1902]
Charles Robert Park [1884-1915]
David Park [1832-1903]
George Park [1821-1???]
George Park [1833-1895]
Harry Park [1866-1935]
Herbert Park [1896-1965]
Herbert Park [1896-1965]
Herbert Park [1920-1944]
John Park [1807-1868]
John Park [1832-1886]
John A. Park [18??-191?]
John Herbert Park [1865-1925]
John T. Park [1877-1953]
Jonathan Park [1806-18??]
Jonathan Park [1832-1???]
Joseph Park [1815-1847]
Joseph Park [1843-1910]
Leonard Park [1917-1944]
Marshall William Park [18??-19??]
Paul Park [1870-1945]
Samuel Park [1871-1938]
Simeon Park [1839-1914]
William Park [1855-1909] 


Park, AllanRef 393-1281
[18??-19??] Inspector of West Riding Police at Sowerby Bridge Police Station [1896]

Park, ArthurRef 393-6
[1860-1902] Son of David Park.

Of Stainland.

He was a woollen piecer [1871] / a joiner [1881] / a builder [1902].

He married Elizabeth [1861-1909].

Children:

  1. Alice Annie who died 15th January 1886 (aged 11 months) 
  2. Stanley who died 3rd October 1898 (aged 8 months) 

Arthur died 7th April 1902 (aged 42).

Elizabeth died 2nd December 1909 (aged 48).

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

Park, Charles RobertRef 393-202
[1884-1915] He lived at 25 Brunswick Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Sergeant with the 3rd Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment.

He was invalided home.

He died in Chatham Hospital [6th October 1915] (aged 31).

He was buried at St Andrew's & Jesmond Cemetery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne [M C 257].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Park, DavidRef 393-954
[1832-1903] Son of Jonathan Park.

Born in Stainland.

He was a wool comber [1851] / a woollen hand loom weaver [1861] / an overlooker [1871] / a weaver (overlooker) [1881] / a tuner [1891] / a retired power loom (overlooker) [1901].

In [Q2] 1859, he married Emma Idle [1835-1904] in Halifax.


Emma was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Arthur
  2. Walter [b 1862] who was a woollen piecer [1871], a cloth finisher [1881]
  3. George [1864-23rd June 1881] who was a cotton piecer [1881]
  4. Samuel [b 1867] who was a post office & telegraph clerk [1881]
  5. Maria [1868-12th September 1870]
  6. Charlotte [1871-1st November 1939] who was a woollen weaver [1891], & married Benjamin Collins
  7. John [1873-13th December 1878]
  8. Martha who died 13th June 1877 (aged 8 months) 

The family lived at

  • 285 Town, Stainland [1861]
  • Dobroyd, Stainland [1871]
  • Drury Lane, Stainland [1881, 1891, 1901]

David died 31st May 1903 (aged 71).

Emma died 27th March 1904 (aged 69).

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

Park, GeorgeRef 393-1236
[1821-1???] Landlord of the Trafalgar Inn, Halifax [1869, 1871]

Park, GeorgeRef 393-260
[1833-1895] Born in Elland.

He was publican at the Rawson's Arms, Southowram [1881, 1894].

On 24th December 1855, he married Elizabeth Lumb [1838-1908] at Elland Parish Church.


Elizabeth was born in Elland
 

Children:

  1. John William [1858-1913] who was a schoolmaster [1895]
  2. Joe [1860-1892]
  3. Arthur James [b 1862] who emigrated to the USA
  4. Martha Hannah [1868-1910] who married Christopher Hemingway Marshall [1861-1919]
  5. Clara Jane [1869-1948] who married Jessie Edwin Cartridge
  6. Edith [b 1874]

George died at the Rawsons Arms [20th October 1895].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £367 6/-. Probate was granted to his widow Elizabeth & children John William, Martha Hannah, and Clara Jane.

After his death, Elizabeth was landlady at the Rawsons Arms [1895-1899].

Son-in-law Christopher Hemingway Marshall took over at the Rawsons Arms [1899-1902]

Park, HarryRef 393-7
[1866-1935] (Possibly) son of Jonathan Park.

Born in Stainland.

He was a carrier & milk dealer [1911] / a mason's labourer [1911].

He married Lucy [1864-1929].


Lucy was born in Greetland
 

Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. James Willie [b 1894] who was a cotton yarn piecer [1911]
  3. Herbert [b 1896] who was a cotton yarn piecer [1911]
  4. Fred [b 1900]
  5. Jane Ann [b 1906]

The family lived at New Street, Stainland [1901, 1911].

Lucy died 1st May 1929 (aged 65).

Harry died 9th November 1935 (aged 69).

The couple were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Park, HerbertRef 393-8
[1896-1965]

He married -65-956.

Herbert died 4th January 1965 (aged 69).

Lena died 10th October 1956 (aged 65) 

Park, HerbertRef 393-9
[1896-1965]

In [Q4] 1920, he married Lena Holroyd [1891-1956] in Halifax.

Lena died 10th October 1956 (aged 65).

Herbert died 4th January 1965 (aged 69).

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

Park, HerbertRef 393-663
[1920-1944] Son of Jane & William Park of Hebden Bridge.

During World War II, he served as a Private with the 1st Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He died 10th April 1944 (aged 24).

He was buried at Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio, Italy [Grave Ref XII B 9].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Park, JohnRef 393-171
[1807-1868] Born in Longwood.

He was a farmer of 23 acres [1851] / a farmer of 8 acres [1861].

He married Elizabeth [1805-1884].


Elizabeth (Betty) was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Maria [b 1826] who was a burler (woollen) [1851]
  2. Jonathan [b 1832]
  3. Paul [1833-15th May 1835] who was buried with his parents
  4. Hannah [1836-18th June 1909] who was a power loom weaver (serge) [1851], a worsted power loom weaver [1861], & married Samuel Sykes
  5. Martha who died 3rd May 1839 (aged 9 months) 
  6. Mary [b 1839] who was a burler (woollen) [1851], a worsted power loom weaver [1861]
  7. Elizabeth [16th February 1841-20th June 1898] who was a burler (woollen) [1851], a worsted power loom weaver [1861], a dress maker [1871, 1881]
  8. Sarah [1843-10th August 1849] who was buried with her parents
  9. Joseph
  10. Emma [b 1847] who was a worsted power loom weaver [1861]
  11. Ellen [b 1849] who was a serge weaver [1871]

The family lived at

  • 116 Stainland [1851]
  • 284 Town, Stainland [1861]
  • Stainland [1871]
  • Parks Yard, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1881]

Living with them [in 1881] was granddaughter Annie Shaw [b  1862] (woollen weaver).

John died 3rd June 1868 (aged 61).

Elizabeth died 15th September 1884 (aged 79).

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

Park, JohnRef 393-956
[1832-1886] Son of Jonathan Park.

Born in Stainland.

He was a wool comber [1851].

He married (1) Rebecca [1838-1869].


 

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

Rebecca died 6th June 1869 (aged 31).

He married (2) Eve [1832-1908].

John died 24th November 1886 (aged 54).

Eve died 24th December 1908 (aged 76).

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

Park, John A.Ref 393-65
[18??-191?] Son of Mrs Parks of 25 Brunswick Street, Halifax, and step-brother of Harry Grout.

He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

Park, John HerbertRef 393-184
[1865-1925] Son of Joseph Park.

Born in Stainland.

He was a tailor [1881, 1891].

In [Q1] 1891, he married Harriet Hindle [1867-1938] in Halifax.


Harriet was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Eva [1891-26th February 1902]
  2. Harry [1897-30th September 1957] who was a woollen mule piecer [1911], & married Lucy

They lived at

  • Westgate, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1891]
  • Dobroyd, Stainland [1901, 1911]

John Herbert died 14th August 1925 (aged 60).

Harriet died 4th January 1938 (aged 71).

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

Park, John T.Ref 393-887
[1877-1953] Son of William Park.

Born in Stainland.

He was a printer's apprentice [1891] / a printer & book binder [1901] / a printer litho [1911] / a printer at Stainland [1927].

In 1911, he was head of the household living with his brother Harold Edward at The Cross, Stainland.

In [Q2] 1913, he married Lucy Walker in Halifax.


Lucy was the daughter of Benjamin Walker
 

John died 27th February 1953 (aged 75).

Lucy died 4th June 1965 (aged 79).

The couple were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with Lucy's parents

Park, JonathanRef 393-957
[1806-18??] Born in Elland.

He was a wool weaver [1841] / a hand loom weaver (woollen) [1851, 1861].

He married Charlotte [1811-18??].


Charlotte was born in Longwood
 

Children:

  1. Ido [1830-16th March 1851]
  2. John
  3. David
  4. Wright [1835-1864] who was a wool comber [1851], a woollen winder [1861]

The family lived at

  • New Street, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1841]
  • 107 Stainland [1851]
  • 275 Holroyd Square, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1851]

Charlotte died 10th July 1866 (aged 58).

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

Park, JonathanRef 393-3
[1832-1???] Born in Stainland.

He was a farmer of 12 acres [1881] / a farmer [1891].

He married Jane [1833-1???].


Jane was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Harry [b 1867] who was a farm labourer [1969] - (possibly) Harry Park
  2. Samuel

The family lived at

  • Lower New Yard, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1881]
  • Ellistones, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1891]

Park, JosephRef 393-1211
[1815-1847] A porter at Dewsbury Station.

Shortly after midnight on 2nd January 1847, he walking across the rails when he slipped and fell. A pilot engine, the Harrogate, ran over him. He died shortly afterwards.

Obituaries said that he was highly respected for his sobriety and general good conduct.

The inquest recorded a verdict of accidentally killed.

He was buried at Elland Parish Church in the north-west corner [5th January 1847]

Park, JosephRef 393-959
[1843-1910] (Possibly) son of John Park.

Born in Stainland.

He was a carter [1861] / a farmer of 25 acres [1871] / a turner [1881, 1891].

In [Q4] 1864, he married Sarah Marsden [1841-1918] in Halifax.


Sarah was born in Stainland, the daughter of John Clegg Marsden
 

Children:

  1. John Herbert
  2. Mary Ellen [b 1867] who was a worsted spinner [1881]
  3. Edwin [b 1869] who was a cotton spinner [1881]
  4. Paul
  5. Annie [b 1873] who was a weaver [1891]
  6. Lizzie [b 1878] who was a piece tilleter ? [1891]
  7. Emily [b 1884]

The family lived at

  • Stainland [1871]
  • Parks Yard, Stainland [1881]
  • Park Fold, Stainland [1891]

Joseph died 14th November 1910 (aged 67).

Sarah died 12th January 1918 (aged 77).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with Sarah's parents

Park, LeonardRef 393-1004
[1917-1944] Son of Edith & Walter Park of Halifax

He was educated at Northowram Council School / a member of the Choir at Halifax Parish Church / a conductor with Hebble Motors.

In [Q4] 1943, he married Ellen Coll in Halifax.

They lived at 4 Grove Avenue, Ovenden.

During World War II, he served as a Bombardier with the 117th Field Regiment Royal Artillery.

He served with the 8th Army in the Middle East & Italy.

He died at Portsmouth [21st April 1944] (aged 27).

He was buried at Heywood's Chapel [1 Dd].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Park, Marshall WilliamRef 393-51
[18??-19??] Of Sowerby Bridge.

He was injured in the Pye Nest Tram Disaster of 15th October 1907

Park, PaulRef 393-4
[1870-1945] Son of Joseph Park.

He was a worsted spinner [1881] / a turner piecer [1891] / a greengrocer [1901] / a bag grinder for paper [1911].

In [Q4] 1896, he married Lillie Sykes in Halifax.


Lillie (Lily) was the daughter of John Sykes.

She was a woollen weaver making cloth [1911]

 

Children:

  1. Hilda [b 1897] who was a worsted spinner [1911]
  2. Ivy [b 1900]
  3. John Sykes (Park) [1904] who died in infancy

The family lived at South Parade, Stainland-with Old Lindley [with Lillie's widowed mother 1901, 1911].

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with Lillie's parents

Park, SamuelRef 393-2
[1871-1938] Son of Jonathan Park.

He was a farmer [1901, 1911].

In [Q3] 1893, he married Hannah Whitham [1873-1943] in Halifax.


Hannah was born in Mirfield
 

Children:

  1. Alice [1894-20th December 1969] who was a box tenter worsted [1911]
  2. Nellie [1897-21st July 1917] who was a a spinner worsted [1911]

The family lived at

  • Ellistone Farm, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1901]
  • Dobroyd, Stainland [1911]

Samuel died 5th February 1938 (aged 67).

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

Hannah died 15th December 1943 (aged 70).

She was buried at Nottingham Road Cemetery, Derby.

Park, SimeonRef 393-655
[1839-1914] Born at Lane Side, Luddenden [June 1839].

He was a Liberal / a farm worker / a joiner & wheelwright / a member of Lindwell Primitive Methodist Church, Greetland / a member of the temperance movement / a supporter of the Chartists / a member of the Greetland Local Board / a member of Warley Clough Primitive Methodist Chapel, Sowerby / a member & trustee of St James's United Methodist Free Church, Luddenden / a member of the Warley Local Board / a member of the Warley District Council.

Whilst working at Luddenden Mill, he had an accident when he was whirled round a shafting. This left him with a slight limp.

He established a joinery business [from 1879, until he retired in 1909].

On 28th August 1861, he married .

[1841-1928] in Halifax They lived at

  • Friendly
  • Luddenden

He died 26th November 1914.

He was buried at Luddenden Cemetery [28th November 1914].

H died Q2 1928 (aged 87) 

Park, WilliamRef 393-5
[1855-1909] Born in Stainland.

He was a stone dresser [1881] / a mill hand [1891].

He married Emma [1855-1???].


Emma was born in Stainland.

She was a weaver [1891]

 

Children:

  1. John Thomas
  2. Ida L. [b 1880]
  3. Joe A. [b 1883]
  4. Harold Edward [b 1894]

The family lived at

  • New Street, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1891]
  • The Cross, Stainland [1901]

William was a widower by 1901.

A William Park died in Halifax [Q2 1909] (aged 54) 

In 1911, sons John Thomas & Harold Edward were living at The Cross, Stainland

 

Park surnameRef 393-1

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are several entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Park, as discussed in this SideTrack.

Unattached BMDs for Park:


Marriage 1863
 



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