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Shackleton, Mr
[18??-1???] He married Sarah, daughter of John Holdsworth.

Children:

  1. Ann [1870-1936] who married James Town [1872-1922]

Members of the family were buried at Union Croft Chapel, Ambler Thorn

Shackleton, Absalom
[1813-1842] Of Southowram.

He was the illegitimate son of Mary Shackleton.

Baptised at Elland Parish Church [30th January 1814].

He was a delver [1832, 1837] / a stone delver [1841].

On 22nd March 1832, he married Mary Farrar at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary [1814-1???], of Southowram, was (possibly) the daughter of John Farrar
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1833]
  2. Joe Dixon
  3. John Farrar
  4. Mary [b 1839]
  5. Joah [b 1835] who was a wool comber [1851]
  6. Hannah [b 1842]

The family lived at Upper Lane, Northowram [1841].

Absalom died [Q1] 1842.

In [Q1] 1845, Mary married James Jagger in Halifax

Shackleton, Albert
[18??-1???] He took over as schoolmaster at Jeremiah Stead's School when William Parker left in 1873

Shackleton, Albert
[1888-1917] Son of Edmund Shackleton.

Born in Todmorden.

His parents were dead by 1896, and he and his older sister were living with Mrs Sarah Shackleton [1901, 1911].

He was a cotton weaver [1901] / a lining cutter (fustian) [1911] / employed by J. & R. Redman Limited at Foster Mill, Hebden Bridge.

In 1912, he married Elsie Walton in Todmorden.

Children:

  1. Edith M. [b 1915]

The family lived at

  • 6 Foster Lane, Hebden Bridge
  • Spring Grove, Hebden Bridge

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 90th Field Ambulance Royal Army Medical Corps.

He died of wounds whilst bringing injured men from the fighting line to base [1st April 1917] (aged 29).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [28th April 1917].

He was buried at Foreste Communal Cemetery, France [Grave Ref II A 32].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Hope Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge

Shackleton, Arthur
[1872-19??] Born in Saltaire.

He was a clerk (worsted mill) [1901] / a cashier manager (worsted spinner) [1911] / employed by Calvert's at Wainstalls Mill (like his son Harold).

In [Q2] 1897, he married Lily Sands [1876-19??] in Leeds.


Lily was born in Leeds
 

Children:

  1. Harold
  2. Hilda [b 1903]

The family lived at

  • 15 Gordon Terrace, Shipley [1901]
  • 3 Wainstalls Lodge, Halifax [1911]
  • Mount Tabor House, Halifax [1918]

Shackleton, C. W.
[18??-19??] Borough Accountant for Brighouse. In 1901, he was succeeded by James W. Wrigley

Shackleton, Carol
[1959-1969] The 10-year-old failed to return home from Castle Hill School, Todmorden. After an all-night search involving volunteers, Calder Valley Mountain Rescue, and 200 police, her body was later found in Ingham Clough, near her home. She had been strangled with the belt of her raincoat. The police found a footprint near the body, and suspected that he was a local man known to Carol.

In January 1970, at Leeds Assizes, 19-year-old Michael Fossitt was found guilty of the – apparently motive-less murder – and sentenced to life imprisonment. Fossitt, who lived with his 16-year-old wife in Adelaide Street, Hebden Bridge, was an apprentice motor-mechanic at Monteith Garage, which was part-owned by Carol's uncle

Shackleton, Christopher
[15??-1625] Of Wadsworth.

He married Mary.

Children:

  1. Christopher
  2. John
  3. Isobel
  4. Marie
  5. Grace
  6. Sara
  7. Martha
  8. Ann

He was a tenant of the Savile Estate at Walshaw Dean [1572-1594].

On 5th October 1600, he bought a messuage in Alcomden from the Savile Estate.

His will was dated 15th June 1625.

He was buried at Heptonstall Church [5th November 1625]

Shackleton, Christopher
[1808-1853] Aka Kit.

Secretary of the West Riding Chartists.

He was one of a number of local Chartists who addressed the crowds at Skircoat Moor, Halifax [1848].

He died 25th August 1853 (aged 45).

He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3576] next to the grave of fellow Chartist Ben Rushton who had died 2 months earlier [17th June 1853].

The epitaph on his grave was deliberately defaced.

Local mason Jon Albutt, produced and donated a replacement stone which was installed 22nd September 2015

Shackleton, Derek
[1924-2007] County cricketer.

Born in Todmorden. He was a member of Todmorden Cricket Club. He played for England, and for Hampshire with Harold Dawson

Shackleton, Edmund
[1806-18??]

He married Mary [1806-18??].


Mary was the daughter of Henry Helliwell
 

Children:

  1. William [b Land, Stansfield 25th August 1822]
  2. Hannah [b Greenland, Stansfield 27th November 1824]
  3. Grace [b Scotland, Stansfield 19th February 1828]
  4. John [b Scotland, Stansfield 26th May 1831]
  5. Mary [b Scotland, Stansfield 1st January 1834]
  6. Susan [b Shaw, Stansfield 25th September 1836]

Shackleton, Edmund
[1844-1896] Born in Stansfield.

He was a cotton tackler [1871] / a cotton loom tackler [1881, 1891].

In 1867, he married Elizabeth Jackson in Todmorden.


Elizabeth was born in Walsden, the daughter of
Thomas Jackson.

She was a cotton weaver [1871, 1881]

 

Children:

  1. Sarah Jane [1869-1955] who married John George Tamblin
  2. Fred [1870-1871]
  3. Edith [b 1885] who was a tailoress fustian [1901], a work examiner (fustian) [1911]
  4. Albert

The family lived at

  • Knowlwood [living with Elizabeth's parents 1871]
  • 2 Upper Raglan Street, Stansfield [1881]
  • 8 Sandholme Lane (or Keysyke Lane), Langfield [1891]

Elizabeth died in 1889 (aged 44).

Edmund died in 1896 (aged 52)  After the deaths of their parents, the children were living with widowed Mrs Sarah Shackleton – relation unknown, possibly an aunt by marriage

Shackleton, Sir Ernest
[1874-1922] Irish Antarctic explorer. He was a member of Scott's Antarctic expedition [1901-04]. In 1907-09, he led an expedition that located the magnetic South Pole, and climbed Mount Erebus.

In December 1909, snow delayed the explorer getting to Halifax from Keighley by road. He was finally taken by sledge to the railway station and went on to address a meeting at the Victoria Hall

He commanded the 1914-16 expedition to cross the Antarctic, when he had to abandon his ship, the Endurance, which was crushed in the ice of the Weddell Sea. He died on his fourth expedition to the Antarctic [1921-22]

Shackleton, Ernest
[1922-1944] Son of Sam Shackleton.

During World War II, he served as a Flight Sergeant with the 49th Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He was killed on operations [26th July 1944] (aged 22).

He was buried at Coignières Churchyard, France [Collective Grave].

He is remembered on the family grave at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden, and on Bradshaw War Memorial

Shackleton, Frank
[1871-1951] Son of Percival Shackleton.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was a watchmaker and jeweller [1891] / a partner in F. & J. Shackleton.

In 1906, he married Ruth Sykes [1881-19??] in Halifax.


Ruth came from Rishworth
 

The family lived at Belper, Derbyshire [1911]

Shackleton, Harold Sands
[1897-1918] MM.

Son of Arthur Shackleton.

Born at Saltaire.

He was educated at Halifax Secondary School [until 1912] / employed by Calvert's at Wainstalls Mill, like his father.

During World War I, he served as a Corporal then Sergeant, then Second Lieutenant [November 1916], and Lieutenant [April 1917] with the 9th Battalion Tank Corps.

He went to France [April 1915].

In 1916, Lieutenant H. Shackleton of the Machine Gun Corps, was awarded the Military Medal.

He won 3 stripes, and was mentioned in dispatches and recommended for a commission.

He was killed at Monchy-le-Preux when his tank was hit by a shell [26th August 1918] (aged 21).

His photograph appears with a report of his story in the Halifax Courier [7th September 1918].

He was buried at Windmill British Cemetery, Monchy-Le-Preux, France [Grave Ref II B 11].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Halifax Secondary School

Shackleton, Harry
[1899-19??] Son of machine tool moulder Albert Shackleton.

He was a postman of 30 Duke Street, Luddenden [1935].

He married (1) Unknown.

In 1935, he married (1) Hilda, daughter of Walter Saltonstall

Shackleton, Herbert
[1872-1???] Son of John Shackleton, butcher.

He was a butcher of Luddenden [1896].

On 28th April 1896, he married Clara Murgatroyd.


Clara, of Luddenden, was the daughter of
Enoch Murgatroyd
 

Shackleton, Hubert
[1876-1939] Born in Midgley.

He was a life assurance agent [1911].

In [Q3] 1897, he married (1) Sarah Ellen Mitchell [1878-1930] in Halifax.


Sarah Ellen was born in Midgley
 

Children:

  1. Edith Alice [1903-15th February 1919]
  2. George Herbert who died in infancy

The family lived at

  • Diamond Terrace, Halifax [1919]
  • 32 Albion Street, Brierfield, Lancashire [1911]

Sarah Ellen died 8th September 1930 (aged 52).

In [Q2] 1931, Hubert (possibly) married (2) Sarah E. Smith in Halifax.

Hubert died 8th December 1939 (aged 84).

Members of the family were buried at Providence United Methodist Church, Midgley

Shackleton, James
[1756-1827] He lived all his life at Good Greave Farm, Hardcastle Crags.

On 23rd May 1827, after selling one his cows at Kebcote Fair [or Colne Fair], he was attacked by 3 men who said they wanted to buy a cow. The men then demanded he hand over the money he got for the cow. As they fled with the money, one of the gang heard Shackleton call his nephew John, saying that he recognised one of the gang and they returned to the house and shot him with his own gun.

5 men were arrested for the murder, but were later discharged. Although no one was ever accused of the crime, local police kept a watch on a local man who was reported to be suddenly affluent. Mysteriously, over a period of 10 weeks, the suspected man's flesh began to rot. He eventually died and was buried in an unmarked grave at Heptonstall

Shackleton, James
[1781-1852] He was a fustian manufacturer [1822]. He established a business known as James Shackleton, and this became James Shackleton & Sons [between 1822 & 1842].

He married Charlotte [17??-1844].

Children:

  1. Sally [b 1809]
  2. Thomas
  3. William

The children were baptised at at Heptonstall Church.

The family lived at

  • Monsel House, Wadsworth [1809, 1811]
  • Wood End, Wadsworth

Charlotte died in 1844.

James died 1st April 1852 (aged 71) 

Shackleton, James
[18??-1885] Gentleman of Slater Ing, Slack.

He married Ann.

James died 3rd April 1885.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £1,115 1/6d. Probate was granted to Maud Shackleton (spinster).

Ann died 14th January 1893.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £1,780 14/3d. Probate was granted to Maud Shackleton (spinster) 

Shackleton, James
[18??-19??] He lived at Holroyd House, Priestley Green around 1900

Shackleton, James
[1842-1885] Son of Thomas Shackleton.

Born in Wadsworth.

He was a manufacturer of Wood End, Wadsworth [1865] / a merchant [1871] / a cotton fustian merchant [1881] / partner in James Shackleton & Sons.

In 1883, James retired from the firm, and the partnership was dissolved.

In 1865, he married Ann Sutcliffe [1842-1???] at Heptonstall Church.


Ann, of Stones Hey Gate, Heptonstall, was the daughter of George Sutcliffe, gentleman
 

Children:

  1. Martha Ann [b 1866]
  2. Marion [b 1867]
  3. Maud Gertrude [b 1869]
  4. Beatrice [b 1875]
  5. Edith [b 1879]
  6. James Sutcliffe Shackleton

The family lived at

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1881] was niece Sarinia Sutcliffe [b  1874].

James died 3rd April 1885 (aged 43)  Probate records show that he left effects valued at £1,326.

Probate was granted to his widow Ann.

Ann died 14th January 1893.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £1,762.

Administration was granted to daughter Maud

Shackleton, James
[1869-1917] He lived at 46 St Peter's Street, Boothtown.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the Army Service Corps.

He died at St Luke's War Hospital, Halifax [7th April 1917] (aged 48).

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Shackleton, James Sutcliffe
[1879-1917] Son of James Shackleton.

Born in Hebden Bridge,

He was a boarder at Chorlton High school, Withington, Chorlton, Lancashire [1891] / a clerk in fustian trade [1901] / a cotton general merchant fustian [1911] / a well known Hebden Bridge manufacturer / a sportsman / a member of the Caldene Hockey Club / the last of the family to have business at Machpelah.

Living with him at Southfields, Mytholmroyd [in 1901] were his sisters Martha A Shackleton [b 1867], Jessie Shackleton [b 1875], and Edith E Shackleton [b 1879].

In [Q2] 1907, he married Jessie Emma Andrews in West Derby.

Children:

  1. (possibly) James

In 1911, he was staying with William Sutcliffe and family at Stocks Hall, Mytholmroyd

James & Jessie lived at 6 Oaklands Road, Bedford [1917].

During World War I, he served as a Lieutenant with the 2nd/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed in action [16th April 1917] (aged 37).

He was buried at H.A.C. Cemetery, Ecoust-St.Mein, France [Grave Ref IV H 7].

He is remembered on a memorial in St Michael's Church, Mytholmroyd, in the book Royd Regeneration, on the Memorial at Saint Thomas the Apostle, Heptonstall, and on the Memorial at Saint Michael's Church Institute, Mytholmroyd

Shackleton, Joah Dixon
[1835-1893] Son of Absalom Shackleton.

He appears as Joah on the baptism record at Halifax Parish Church [19th April 1835] and on the 1841 census, but he is recorded as Joe thereafter.

He and his brother John Farrar Shackleton and their uncle Samuel Green were in partnership with Rufus Cook, trading as Samuel Green & Company [until 1867].

He and his brother John Farrar Shackleton were in partnership with their uncle Samuel Green, trading as Shackletons & Green [until 1870].

In [Q3] 1859, he married Elizabeth Wooler in Halifax.

He died at 5 Salt Street, Manningham [5th February 1893].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £183 3/9d. Probate was granted to his widow Elizabeth

Shackleton, Joe Hirst
[1892-1917] Son of Mary Ann & Sam Shackleton of 9 Boardman Street, Todmorden

Born in Cornholme.

During World War I, he enlisted in Todmorden, and served as a Gunner with C Company 165th Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He died of wounds [1st May 1917] (aged 25).

He was buried at Ste. Catherine British Cemetery, France [Grave Ref C 22].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Shackleton, John
[17??-1???] Of Widdop.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. son
  2. son
  3. son
  4. Zachariah

Shackleton, Rev John
[17??-18??] Of Hebden Bridge. In 1817, he published verse forms of translations of The Poems of Ossian

Shackleton, John
[1753-1820] Born in Walsden.

He was Parish Clerk at St Mary's Church, Todmorden / Sexton at St Mary's Church, Todmorden / a handloom weaver / a newspaper agent / a town crier.

In 1776, he married (1) Susan, daughter of John Fielden.

Children:

  1. Mary
  2. William
  3. John
  4. Robert
  5. Henry
  6. Susan
  7. Ellen
  8. Joseph
  9. Abraham

In 1799, he married (2) Betty Jackson [1765-1825].

Children:

  1. Jimmy
  2. Sarah
  3. William
  4. Abraham
  5. Elizabeth
  6. Sally
  7. Thomas

He started married life in Walsden then moved to Todmorden, where they lived in a cottage at Todmorden Hall.

He enjoyed hunting on the moors.

He often spent too much time at the Royal George so much so that his long-suffering wife used to haul him out and carry him home.

On Saturdays, he went to Wakefield, and later to Halifax, to collect a supply of newspapers which he distributed to the townsfolk that evening at a cost of about 10d. He did this in all weathers; sometimes without a hat, clogs or stockings.

Sundays, after the service, he stood in the churchyard giving notice in a loud voice as to where a beast would be killed and the price per pound so people could go for fresh meat.

He was frequently late for burials – not good as he was the sexton.

He was buried at St Mary's Church, Todmorden with both of his wives

Shackleton, John
[1783-1841] Son of John Shackleton.

He was one of the first trustees at Lanebottom Chapel [1818] / Parish Clerk at St Mary's Church, Todmorden [1820] / Assistant Overseer of the Poor for Todmorden & Walsden [1838].

In 1808, he married Sally Fielden [1787-1824].

Children:

  1. William
  2. Abraham
  3. Susan
  4. Betty
  5. Mary
  6. Sarah
  7. John
  8. Ann
  9. Robert Eli

Sally died after giving birth, and was buried the same day that her son Robert Eli was baptised.

In 1825, he married Mary Crossley [1799-18??].

Children:

  1. Thomas
  2. Elizabeth
  3. Ruth
  4. Henry

In 1820, when he replaced his father as Parish Clerk at St Mary's Church, Todmorden, he moved from Lanebottom, Walsden to Royd Bottom, Todmorden.

He died at Dobroyd.

See Todmorden & Walsden Select Vestry

Shackleton, John
[18??-18??] He was a stone dresser.

He married Jane [1846-1???].


Jane was born in Northowram
 

Children:

  1. James [b 1869] who was a leather currier [1891]
  2. Ann [b 1871] who was a worsted twister [1891]
  3. Sarah [b 1873] who was a worsted rover [1891] & married Harry Jackson
  4. John [b 1875] who was a boiler maker apprentice [1891]
  5. Frances [b 1879] who was a worsted spinner [1891]

John died before 1883.

In [Q3] 1883, Jane married John Ball [1846-1???], stone quarryman, in Halifax.

They lived at 128 Booth Town Road, Northowram [1891] with the children from Jane's first marriage

Shackleton, John
[1808-1861] Born in Wadsworth.

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

On 1st January 1831, he married Mary Ann Thomas [1812-18??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary was born in Warley
 

Children:

  1. daughter
  2. Sarah [b 1832] who was a cotton weaver [1861]
  3. Rodger [b 1836] who was a cotton piece weaver [1861]
  4. Laban [b 1841] who was a worsted weaver [1861]
  5. Martha [b 1843] who was a worsted weaver [1861]
  6. Mary [1843-1913] who was a worsted weaver [1861], & married Thomas Marsland
  7. daughter
  8. daughter
  9. daughter
  10. John

The family lived at

Shackleton, John
[1834-1???] Son of Joshua Shackleton.

Born in Oxenhope.

He was a spinner (wool) [1851] / a woolsorter [1871].

He married Susey.


Susey was born in Midgley
 

Children:

  1. Joshua who died 30th July 1865 (aged 7 months) 
  2. John Herbert [1867-13/6/1871]
  3. Foster [b 1868]
  4. Sarah Ann [b 1870]

The family lived at

  • Pinall Top, Midgley [1871]

The children () were buried at Booth Independent Church

Shackleton, John
[1849-1???] Son of James Shackleton, farmer.

He was cloth finisher of Sowerby [1870, 1871].

In 1870, he married Fanny Maria.


Fanny Maria was the daughter of
James Beaver
 

They lived at Banks, Wadsworth [1871]

Shackleton, John
[1852-1923] Son of John Shackleton.

He became a businessman in Bradford, and owned a stuff factory there [1911].

On 13th March 1915, he gave a lecture at Booth Congregational Church entitled MY TRAVELS ROUND & OVER THE WORLD

Shackleton, John
[1883-1916] Son of Betty & William Shackleton of 19 Melbourne Street, Walsden.

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

He died 3rd September 1916 (aged 33).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [Grave Ref 6A & 6B], and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Shackleton, John
[1891-1918] Son of Joshua Shackleton.

Born at T' Cat i' th' Well, Luddenden Dean.

He was secretary of the Sunday School at Luddenden Dean Wesleyan Chapel / an assistant colour matcher in worsted mill [1911] / a worsted colour mixer [1915] / employed by Calvert's.

During World War I, he enlisted [25th August 1915], and was originally with the 29th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers, then served as a Private / Signaller with the 7th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment.

He went to France [24th November 1917].

He was killed in action [24th March 1918].

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [20th April 1918].

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [Grave Ref 4 & 5], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Luddenden Dean Wesleyan Chapel

Shackleton, John Farrar
[1837-1888] Son of Absalom Shackleton.

Born in Southowram [22nd May 1837].

Baptised at Halifax Parish Church [2nd July 1837].


Question: Does anyone know if he and his business are connected to the Farrar family of Southowram – probably through his mother?

 

He was living and working with his aunt and uncle, Ann and Samuel Green, in Northowram [1851].

He moved to Thornton.

He established a quarrying business in Bradford: John F. Shackleton & Son Limited [1860].

He and his brother Joe Dixon Shackleton and their uncle Samuel Green were in partnership with Rufus Cook, trading as Samuel Green & Company [until 1867].

He and his brother Joe Dixon Shackleton were in partnership with their uncle Samuel Green, trading as Shackletons & Green [until 1870].

He went to live in Goole and moved the business there.

In 1860, he married (1) Sarah Leggott [1836-1877] in Goole.

Children:

  1. daughter
  2. Minnie [1863-1867]
  3. Charles Ernest [1865-1904]
  4. Albert Leggott [1866-1867]
  5. Frank Leggott [1869-1941] who was a director of the family quarrying business
  6. Arthur Beaumont [1870-1871]
  7. Samuel Farrar [1872-1873]
  8. Miriam [1873-1924]

On 25th March 1879, he married (2) Sarah Nicholson [1837-1923] at the Free Methodist Church, Goole.

In 1881, he was renting a house at 27 Marshfield Road, Goole (now number 70).

He later bought Scotgate House, Marshfield Road, from Mrs Emma Scott (could Mr Scott have been the builder?). Shackleton faced the red-brick house in stone.

At 10:30 am on 10th November 1888, he was boarding the schooner Courier in the Barge Dock at Goole, when he slipped and fell into the hold. He was knocked unconscious and taken home to Scotgate House where he died from internal injuries about 5:00 pm.

A notice of his death in The York Herald described him as

one of the most prominent men in [Goole] in connection with Nonconformity, a leading temperance advocate, with a most earnest interest in the success of philharmonic and mutual improvement societies

Members of the family were buried at Goole

Shackleton, John Thomas
[1886-1918] Son of Mary & Thomas Shackleton of Lamb Cottages, Hebden Bridge.

He married Mary Jane.

They lived at Cally Hall Farm, Blackshaw, Hebden Bridge.

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

He died 21st September 1918 (aged 32).

He is remembered on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, France [Grave Ref 6], and on Blackshawhead War Memorial

Shackleton, Jonas
[1???-18??] Of Weather House, Wadsworth.

He married Mally.

Children:

  1. Sally [b Clough Head 14th September 1826]
  2. John [b Clough Head 11th August 1828]
  3. James [b Shawcroft 3rd October 1830]
  4. William [b Weather House 27th May 1832]
  5. Mary [b 23rd December 1833]
  6. Ann [b 6th April 1835]

Shackleton, Joshua
[18??-1???]


Question: Is this the same as Joshua Shackleton?

 

He had a butchering business at Midgley [1850s].

Butcher's Fold is named for him

Shackleton, Joshua
[1801-18??] He was a butcher [1851].


He may be the same person as
Joshua Shackleton
 

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Susy [b 1831] who was a wool rover [1851]
  2. John Shackleton
  3. Luke [b 1838] who was a butcher's apprentice [1851]

The family lived at Midgley [1851]

Shackleton, Joshua
[1854-1930] Born in Keighley.

He took over from his father-in-law Joseph Alderson and was landlord of the T' Cat i' th' Well, Luddenden Dean [1905, 1917]

On 13th January 1883, he married Grace Alderson in Halifax.


Grace was born in Warley, the daughter of Joseph Alderson
 

Children:

  1. May [1883-1954] who was a domestic servant [1901], a domestic housemaid [1911], & never married
  2. Hannah [1885-1964] who was a worsted millhand [1901], & married [1904] John Whitaker
  3. Richard [1887-1957] who was a worsted spinner [1901]
  4. Thomas [b 1889] who was a worsted spinner [1901], a farm labourer [1911], with the Tank Corps [World War I]
  5. John
  6. Mary [b 1895] who was a worsted twister [1911]

May & Hannah were born in Midgley, Richard & John were born at T' Cat i' th' Well.

Joshua died at T' Cat i' th' Well [19th April 1930].

After his death, Grace took over at T' Cat i' th' Well [1936].

She died at 76 Clough Lane, Mixenden [10th April 1945]

Shackleton, Julian
[1876-1965] Son of Percival Shackleton.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was a watchmaker and jeweller [1891] / a partner in F. & J. Shackleton.

On 6th September 1905, he married Mary Elizabeth Gledhill in Halifax.


Mary Elizabeth was the only daughter of William Gledhill
 

Children:

  1. Dorothy Mary [b 1910]

The family lived at 47 Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge [1911].

Living with them [in 1911] was Mary Elizabeth's mother Sarah

Shackleton, Lincoln
[1880-1951] Born in Elland.

He was a foreman at Marshall's stone quarry [1887, 1911]. He later became Marshall's first commercial traveller.

Before World War II, he ran a stone haulage business in Southowram.

In [Q3] 1900, he married Lilly Holroyde [1880-19??].


Lily came from Rastrick, the daughter of Thomas Holroyde
 

Children:

  1. Gladney [b 1901]
  2. Eddie [b 1903]
  3. Nellie [b 1906]
  4. Ronald [b 1911]

The family lived at 9 West Lane, Southowram [1911]

Shackleton, Mary
[1794-1877] She had an illegitimate son Absalom.

She married Edmund Garside.

She was schoolmistress at a Dame School at Upper Edge [1851, 1861].

In 1871, she was living with son-in-law Samuel Green.

She died at Goole [15th January 1877] and is buried with her grandson John Farrar Shackleton and his family in Goole Cemetery

Shackleton, Percival
[1845-1923] Born in Keighley [25th January 1845].

He was a clockmaker in Sowerby Bridge / a master watch maker [1871].

He established business in 1868.

In 1902, he was in business Under the Clock, Wharf Street. Shackleton's Clock hung outside the shop

The business subsequently became F. & J. Shackleton when his sons, Frank and Julian, took over.

In July 1869, he married (1) Mary Wood [1847-1891] in Ormskirk / Southport.


Mary came from Haworth
 

Children:

  1. Clara [1870-1942]
  2. Frank
  3. Emily [1873-1954]
  4. Julian
  5. Harry [1877-1878]
  6. Beatrice [1880-1880]
  7. Ethel [1882-1956]
  8. Rodger William
  9. Susan Ann [1891-1983]

Mary died (possibly) in childbirth [31st May 1891] (aged 42).

In November 1892, he married (2) Julia Gerrard [1845-1930] in Leeds.


Julia came from Salisbury
 

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1871] was sister-in-law Elizabeth A Wood [b 1840] (dress & mantle maker).

Percival died in Halifax [2nd June 1923] (aged 78).

Julia died 11th December 1930 (aged 85).

Members of the family were buried at Sowerby Bridge Cemetery

Shackleton, Percy Bysshe Shelley
[1839-1897] Born in Northowram.

He was a manager (worsted mill) [1891]

In [Q3] 1858, he married either Mary Duff or Mary Molineaux [1831-1902] in Halifax.


Mary was born in Glasgow
 

Children:

  1. Amelia Helena [1861-1946] who married Michael Davoren

Members of the family were buried at Church of the Holy Trinity, Queensbury: Percy [1st June 1897]; Mary [7th December 1902]

Shackleton, Robert
[1919-1986] CBE.

Born in Todmorden. Linguist and scholar. He studied French at Oriel College Oxford, and became an authority on the 18th century French philosopher Montesquieu. He was Fellow and then Dean of Brasenose College Oxford [1946-1966] and was college librarian there [1948-1966]. He was director of the Bodleian Library [1966-1979]. He was Marshall Foch Professor of French Literature at Brasenose [1979-1986] In 1986, he was appointed CBE. He died in Ravello, Italy and was buried in Naples

Shackleton, Roger William
[1889-1955] Son of Percival Shackleton.

He was a bus driver in Sowerby Bridge [1920s]

In [Q2] 1929, he married Edith A. Gledhill in Halifax

Shackleton, Ronald
[1899-1917] Born in Cornholme.

He was a member of the Unitarian Church, Todmorden / a weaver at Albion Mill, Todmorden.

He lived at 22 Bride Street, Harley Bank.

During World War I, he enlisted in Halifax at the age of 16, but returned to civilian life until he was 18, and then served as a Private with the 1st Battalion Devonshire Regiment.

He was killed in action [14th April 1918].

He is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 3], on Todmorden War Memorial, on the Memorial at Vale Baptist Church, Todmorden, and on the Memorial at Todmorden Unitarian Church

Shackleton, Sam
[1874-1935]

He married Eveline [1890-1968].

Children:

  1. Ernest

The family lived at Bradshaw.

Son Ernest died in World War II.

Sam died 23rd February 1935 (aged 61).

Eveline died 2nd November 1968 (aged 78).

Members of the family were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden

Shackleton, Mrs Sarah
[1839-19??] Born in Walsden.


Her husband has not been identified, nor her relationship with the Shackletons mentioned here
 

She was widowed by 1901, and lived at

  • 2 Top of Bankfoot Hill, Hebden Bridge [1901]
  • 4 Bankside, Hebden Bridge [1911]

Living with her [in 1901, 1911] were Edith [b 1885] and Albert [b 1888], the children of Edmund Shackleton

Shackleton, Thomas
[1811-1889] Son of James Shackleton.

Born in Wadsworth.

He was baptised at Heptonstall Church [19th July 1811].

He was a manufacturer of Wadsworth [1840, 1841] / a fustian manufacturer [1851, 1861] / partner in James Shackleton & Sons. In February 1876, the partnership was dissolved. Thomas continued the business.

In 1840, he married Mary Gill [1816-1886] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary, of Heptonstall, was the daughter of Jonathan Gill, cotton spinner
 

Children:

  1. James
  2. William [b 1847] who was a fustian manufacturer [1871]

The family lived at

  • Wood End, Wadsworth [1841, 1851]
  • 1 Wood End, Wadsworth [1861]
  • Wood End, Wadsworth [1871]
  • Wood End House, Wadsworth [1881]

Mary died in 1886 (aged 70).

Thomas died 28th January 1889 (aged 77).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £5,511.

The will was proved by son William

Shackleton, Thomas William
[1897-1917] Son of Betsy & James Shackleton of 5 Bank Street, Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 27th August 1917 (aged 19).

He was buried at Coxyde Military Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref III C 19].

He is remembered on Todmorden War Memorial, on the Memorial at Todmorden Unitarian Church, and on the Memorial at Oddfellows' Hall, Todmorden

Shackleton, William
[1744-1805] He was Master of the English School, Sowerby [1768] and, for 36 years, Master of Heptonstall Grammar School [1769].

He died December 1805, aged 61.

There is a memorial tablet for him in Heptonstall Church erected by

his grateful scholars

Shackleton, Rev William
[18??-18??] Of Hebden Bridge.

He lived at Hollins, Hebden Bridge [1861]

Shackleton, William
[18??-18??] Beerseller and keeper at New Belle Vue Sporting Grounds, Halifax,

In May 1869, he was fined £5 plus costs for permitting pitch and toss to be played on the grounds on Whit Monday. Inspector Ireland and PC Hustler had visited the grounds in plain clothes, and saw betting going on and money freely changing hands amongst the 200 to 300 who had paid 3d each to enter the grounds.

Again in May 1869, he was fined £2 8/6d for playing pitch and toss near the grounds on the previous Monday

Shackleton, William
[18??-19??] Of Hebden Bridge. His wife, Susan [d 1938], left money to churches in Hebden Bridge and Heptonstall

Shackleton, William
[18??-19??] He owned the Lord Holme Restaurant at Hardcastle Crags [1905]

Shackleton, William
[1828-1896] Of Vale Manse, Cornholme

Shackleton, William Thornton
[1830-1886] Of Elland.

In 1857, he (possibly) married Mary Ann Ramsden [1834-1910] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Thomas Thornton [1865-1908]
  2. James Thornton [1866] who died aged 3 days

Members of the family were buried at Blackley Baptist Graveyard

Shackleton, Zachariah
[1746-1825] 4th son of John Shackleton.

Baptised at Heptonstall [May 1746].

In 1767, he married (1) Susan Uttley.

Children:

  1. Sarah who married Edmund Wadsworth

Susan died in 1797.

In June 1797, he married (2) Sally Hay

 

The Shackleton family
A Shackleton family of Shackletonstall is mentioned in the 13th century

Shackleton surname
The surname is recorded in 1274 as Jordan de Schakeltonstall and Elkoe Shakeltonstall.

The name originated in Shackleton

There are over 50 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Shackleton, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Shackleton:


Marriages 1808, 1863, 1869, 1899, 1900, 1927
 



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