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Alexander Walsh [1866-1938]
Arthur Walsh [1898-1918]
Arthur Garfield Walsh [1882-1918]
Benjamin Walsh [1797-1883]
Charles Walsh [17??-18??]
Clement Walsh [1889-1918]
Edward Walsh [18??-18??]
Edward Walsh [1890-1918]
Edwin Walsh [1891-1916]
Fred Walsh [1861-19??]
George Walsh [1850-1909]
George Edward Walsh [18??-19??]
Harry Walsh [1894-1916]
Henry Walsh [18??-19??]
Ishmael Walsh [1823-1891]
Israel Walsh [1765-1841]
J. Walsh [17??-17??]
Jack Walsh [1896-1918]
James Walsh [17??-1833]
James Walsh [1789-1878]
James Walsh [18??-18??]
James Walsh [1845-1893]
James Walsh [1861-1928]
James Walsh [1890-1919]
James Walsh [19??-]
James B. Walsh [1842-1913]
Joe Walsh [1879-1917]
John Walsh [1786-18??]
John Walsh [1792-1872]
John Walsh [18??-19??]
John Walsh [18??-19??]
John Walsh [1807-1873]
John Walsh [1813-1870]
John Walsh [1830-1912]
John Walsh [1847-1897]
John Edmund Walsh [1894-1917]
John Edward Walsh [1852-1921]
John William Walsh [1866-1906]
Jonathan Walsh [1741-1823]
Joseph Frederick Walsh [1861-1950]
Margaret Walsh [1871-1???]
Mark Walsh [1822-1869]
Mark Walsh [1859-19??]
Patrick Walsh [18??-191?]
Peter Walsh [18??-191?]
Richard Walsh [17??-18??]
Robert Walsh [17??-1???]
Robert Walsh [17??-18??]
Robert Walsh [1805-1884]
Robert Selby Walsh [1???-18??]
Rowland Walsh [1879-1918]
Samuel Walsh [17??-18??]
Samuel Walsh [1815-1904]
Stanley Walsh [1937-2008]
T. S. Walsh [18??-18??]
Thomas Walsh [1839-1867]
Thomas Luke Walsh [18??-1???]
Thomas Selby Walsh [1805-1879]
Rev Timothy Walsh [1???-19??]
William Walsh [18??-18??]
William Walsh [18??-1918]
William Walsh [1823-1905]
William Walsh [1893-1915]
William Arthur Walsh [1882-1916] 


Walsh, Alexander
[1866-1938] Born in Keighley.

He was a wool comber [1911] / employed by Baldwin & Walker Limited.

In [Q4] 1906, he married Elizabeth McDonald [1866-19??]


Elizabeth was born in Shipley
 

They had no children.

They lived at 6 Lower Kirkgate, Halifax [1911].

During World War I, he enlisted [29th March 1916], and served with the Royal Flying Corps.

He was discharged [29th January 1918] on account of sickness.

He was awarded the British Victory Medal.

He survived the War, and is remembered on the Baldwin & Walker Roll of Honour.

He (possibly) died in Halifax [Q1 1938] (aged 72) 

Walsh, Arthur
[1898-1918] Son of John William Walsh.

Born in Hebden Bridge.

In 1911, he was living with his widowed mother at 15 Buttress, Hebden Bridge, and working as a cap packer in a cotton spinning mill.

During World War I, he served as a Rifleman with the 2nd Battalion Rifle Brigade.

He was killed in action [25th April 1918] (aged 20).

He is remembered on the Pozières Memorial, France [Grave Ref 81-84]

Walsh, Arthur Garfield
[1882-1918] Son of Emma Jane & William Walsh of 63 Briscoe Lane, Greetland.

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

He died 8th April 1918 (aged 36).

He was buried at Bienvillers Military Cemetery, France [Grave Ref IX A 10].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Clay House, Greetland

Walsh, Benjamin
[1797-1883] Of Scar Top, Greetland.

Born in Greetland.

He was a woollen weaver [1861, 1871, 1881].

He married (1) Hannah / Johannah / Vina [1801-1871].


His wife was born in Greetland
 

Children:

  1. Mary [1824-14th February 1850] who married Henry Ackroyd
  2. Rachel W. [b 1850]

He married (2) either Elizabeth Ashworth or Elizabeth Stringer [1820-1882].


Elizabeth was born in Lancashire
 

The family lived at

  • West Vale, Elland-cum-Greetland [1861]
  • Stainland Road, Elland-cum-Greetland [1871]
  • Onecliffe, Stainland Road, Elland-cum-Greetland [1881]

Hannah died 16th December 1871 (aged 70).

Benjamin died 5th February 1883 (aged 86).

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: K6].

Elizabeth died 11th February 1882 (aged 62).

She was buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: K13] with John Walsh

Walsh, Charles
[17??-18??] In 1???, he married Mary, daughter of James Emmet.

Children:

  1. Robert

Walsh, Clement
[1889-1918] Son of Fred Walsh.

He was a worsted spinning doffer [1901] / a dyer's labourer [1911] / employed at Brookfoot Dye Works

In [Q3] 1911, he married Mary Whelan in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Arnold [b 1912]
  2. Clement [b 1915]

They lived at 57 Prospect Street, New Bank, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd/5th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He was killed in action [28th March 1918] (aged 29).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [27th April 1918].

He was buried at Gommecourt British Cemetery No.2, Heburterne, France [Grave Ref IV F 26].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Walsh, Edward
[18??-18??] Architect who designed St George's Church, Sowerby

Walsh, Edward
[1890-1918] He worked for Crossley's.

He lived at 24 Pellon Lane, Halifax.

He was a Territorial.

During World War I, he was called-up [August 1914], and served as a Quartermaster Sergeant with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed at Vordon Wood [13th October 1918] (aged 28).

He was buried at Wellington Cemetery, Rieux-en-Cambresis, France [Grave Ref III E 1/8].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Crossley's Carpets

Walsh, Edwin
[1891-1916] Son of James Walsh.

He was a draughtsman (gas engineering) [1911] / employed by Jonas Drake & Son of Shay Lane.

On 15th December 1915, he married Edith Allsopp Kirby at Saint Mary the Virgin, Illingworth, whilst home on leave from the Army.


Edith was the daughter of Hugh Kirby of Ovenden
 

The family lived at

  • 5 Oldfield Street, Ovenden
  • 111 Athol Mount, Ovenden [1916]

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

He was reported missing and assumed to have died 3rd September 1916 (aged 25).

He died srd [3rd September 1916] (aged 25).

He was reported missing and assumed to have died in a failed attack on Schwaben Redoubt [3rd September 1916] (aged 25).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [Grave Ref 6A & 6B].

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

Walsh, Fred
[1861-19??] Son of Ishmael Walsh.

Born in Halifax.

He was a wire drawer [1881] / a wire drawer of Shroggs Terrace, Ovenden [1884] / a wire drawer [1891] / a thick iron wire drawer [1901] / a wire drawer [1911].

In 1884, he married Hannah Sellers [1864-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Hannah, of Mount Pleasant, Halifax, was born in Newcastle / South Shields / North Shields the daughter of James Sellers, coal miner
 

Children:

  1. Arnold [b 1886] who was a worsted printing box lad [1901], an iron moulder [1911]
  2. Clement
  3. Alice [b 1894] who was a worsted spinner [1911]
  4. Edna [1891-1904]

The family lived at

  • 25 Grant Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 4 Range Terrace, Halifax [1901]
  • 41 Godley Road, Halifax [1911]


In 1911, Fred was a lodger with the Moor family at 1 St Luke's Street, Halifax. Had he left the family?
 

Walsh, George
[1850-1909] He was a joiner [1871].

On 24th May 1871, he married Emma, daughter of Herbert Hadley, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Herbert William [b 1874] who married [1896] Martha Ann Lockwood
  2. Maud [b 1876] who married [1900] Walter Allan Mitchel
  3. Emma [b 1880] who married [1901] Sam Smith

Walsh, George Edward
[18??-19??] Of 24 Craven Terrace, Hopwood Lane, Halifax.

In 1904, he was one of the first people to be granted a motor cycle registration

Walsh, Harry
[1894-1916] Son of Mary & William Henry Walsh of Mill Lane, Brighouse.

During World War I, he served as a Gunner with the 40th Battery 43rd Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He died 11th January 1916 (aged 22).

He was buried at Bethune Town Cemetery, France [Grave Ref IV H 22]

Walsh, Henry
[18??-19??] Lodging house keeper at Smithy Street [50 lodgers in 1903]

Walsh, Ishmael
[1823-1891] Born in Norland.

He was a wire drawer [1871, 1881].

In [Q4] 1846, he married Mary Ann Ramsbottom [1823-1903] in Halifax.


Mary was born in Norfolk
 

Children:

  1. Edna [b 1851] who was a wire dresser [1871]
  2. John William [1853-1854] who died aged 13 months
  3. Robert Arthur [1855-1856] who died aged 9 months
  4. Alice [b 1859] who was a worsted spinner [1871], a worsted drawer [1881]
  5. Fred
  6. Harry [1863-16th July 1940] who was a worsted overlooker [1881]

The family lived at

  • 48 Crossley Terrace, Halifax [1871]
  • Shroggs Terrace, Ovenden [1881]

Ishmael died 25th February 1891 (aged 68).

Mary Ann died 1st April 1903 (aged 80).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3278]

Walsh, Israel
[1765-1841] Of Greetland.

He married Hannah [1774-1830].

Children:

  1. Mary [1801-6th August 1819]
  2. Charlotte [1809-12th October 1831]

Hannah died 9th August 1830 (aged 56).

Israel died 18th March 1841 (aged 76).

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: I3]

Walsh, J.
[17??-17??] Curate at Halifax [1757]

Walsh, Jack
[1896-1918] It is not known who his parents were; Jack was raised by his grandmother Eliza Jane Walsh née Fleming [1846-1907].

Born in Norland.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died of wounds [6th June 1918].

He was buried at Sissonne British Cemetery, France [Grave Ref I 19]

Walsh, James
[17??-1833] He married Susannah [1761-1846].

Children:

  1. Susannah [1794-18??] who married Rev Henry Watts
  2. David
  3. Richard

The family lived at Stannary House, Halifax [1797-1826].

The couple were buried at Salem Methodist New Connexion Chapel, North Parade

Walsh, James
[1789-1878] Of Ovenden. A spinner.

He married Martha Crossley [b 1788].

Children:

  1. John [1821-1824]
  2. John
  3. child
  4. child
  5. child
  6. child
  7. child
  8. child
  9. child
  10. child
  11. child
  12. child

Walsh, James
[18??-18??] Born in Halifax.

He was a newsagent and tobacconist at 12 Woolshops, Halifax [1851].

He married Sarah [1824-1???]

Walsh, James
[1845-1893] Born in Halifax.

He was a clog maker [1868].

In 1868, he married Fanny Howarth [1845-1922] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Rowland

Walsh, James
[1861-1928] Son of John Walsh.

Born in Halifax.

He was manager in a printing office [1891] / a lithographic printer [1901] / a printer's manager [1911].

In [Q3] 1886, he married Hannah Matilda Turner [1865-1941] in Halifax.


Hannah Matilda came from Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Edith Anne [1887-1964] who was a draper's assistant [1911] & married Caleb Parkinson
  2. John [1889-1962] who was a commercial traveller (printer) [1911]
  3. Edwin
  4. Walter Turner [1892-1972] who was a dyer's apprentice [1911]

The family lived at

James died in the Royal Halifax Infirmary [1st February 1928].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £200. Probate was granted to his widow Hannah Matilda

Walsh, James
[1890-1919] On his birth certificate, Margaret Walsh is shown as his mother; father unknown. On James's marriage certificate, his father is shown as James Walsh.

Born at 5 York Street, Northowram [8th May 1890].

On 25th May 1912, he married Mary Ellen Guilfoyle [1893-19??].

Children:

  1. Annie [b 8th July 1912]
  2. Mary [1913-1915] who died of complications from measles [13th December 1915] & was buried at Stoney Royd Cemetery [K1484D]
  3. James [1915] who died aged 9 months & was buried at Stoney Royd Cemetery [K1484D]
  4. Thomas [1916-1973]

During World War I, he served as a Private with the West Riding Regiment, then with the Yorkshire Regiment.

He was discharged [1918] with pulmonary tuberculosis and awarded a small pension.

He died in St Luke's Hospital [22nd May 1919].

He was buried at Stoney Royd Cemetery [26th May 1919] in a common grave [UK593C].

His brother William also died in the War. Their half-brother Thomas Fletcher also died in the War

Walsh, James
[19??-] He stood unsuccessfully as the Conservative candidate in the Election for MP for Halifax [2001]

Walsh, James B.
[1842-1913] Of Halifax.

In [Q4] 1866, he married Ruth Gledhill in Halifax.


Ruth was the daughter of
Edmund Gledhill
 

Children:

  1. George Edmund [1869-1900]
  2. Mary who married Thomas Hinchliffe

Ruth died 3rd January 1876 (aged 32) 

He died 28th July 1913 (aged 71) 

Members of the family were buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell

Walsh, Joe
[1879-1917] Born in West Vale.

In 1916, he married Edith Hannah Walker.

They lived at 83 Bridge End, Rastrick.

During World War I, he served as a Rifleman with the 2nd/7th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died 27th November 1917 (aged 38).

He is remembered on the Cambrai Memorial, Nord France [Grave Ref 5], on Brighouse War Memorial, and on Rastrick War Memorial

Walsh, John
[1786-18??] He served with the 2nd Battalion 84th Foot York & Lancaster Regiment in the Peninsular War

Walsh, John
[1792-1872]

He died 4th August 1872 (aged 80).

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: K13] with Elizabeth wife of Benjamin Walsh

Walsh, John
[18??-19??] Or possibly John Walsh Barker.

Of 22 Park Street, Sowerby Bridge.

He was injured – about the back, neck and knee, and his arm was badly injured, with a long lacerated wound requiring 8 or 9 stitches – in the Pye Nest Tram Disaster of 15th October 1907, but was treated at home

Walsh, John
[18??-19??] He worked as a spinner at Atlas Mill, Brighouse and rescued – amongst others – Daniel Hanson, from the terrible fire on 21st December 1898.

His son (aged 23) helped 2 girls escape

Walsh, John
[1807-1873]

He married Mary [1812-1884].

Children:

  1. (possibly) Thomas
  2. John

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Location unknown]

Walsh, John
[1813-1870] Of Coley.

Son of James Walsh.

He was a solicitor's clerk / a partner in the Halifax Commercial Banking Company [1853].

He married Anne Horsfall in Halifax [Q1 1846].


Anne was the daughter of Luke Horsfall
 

Children:

  1. Lucy Anne
  2. George
  3. Thomas Luke
  4. Emma Frances who married Thomas Whitaker
  5. John Edward
  6. James Hall
  7. William Robert
  8. Mary Ann
  9. Joseph Frederick

Walsh, John
[1830-1912] Son of James Walsh.

Born in Wheatley.

He was a letter press printer [1851] / a printer & bag maker employing 10 men, 8 boys & 3 girls [1861] / a printer & councillor [1871] / a printer [1879] / an Alderman & paper bag maker [1881] / a printer & councillor [1891] / an Alderman for Halifax Ovenden ward [1894] / a printer & paper merchant [1901].

He established John Walsh Printers.

In [Q1] 1851, he married (1) Ann Normanton [1828-1867].

Children:

  1. Sarah [b 1853]
  2. James

Ann died in Halifax [Q2 1867] (aged 39).

On 22nd October 1872, he married (2) Selina Brear at Halifax Parish Church.


Selina was the daughter of William Brear
 

They had no children.

The family lived at

  • Ovenden [1851]
  • Eastgate, Ovenden [1861]
  • Quarry House, Wheatley [1863]
  • Ovenden [1871]
  • Quarry House, Ovenden [1881, 1891, 1901, 1911]

Living with them [in 1891] was Sara M. Walsh [aged 40] (paper bag maker) 

Walsh, John
[1847-1897] Son of John Walsh.

In [Q2] 1867, he married (1) Sarah Ann Moss [1849-1872] in Halifax.

In [Q1] 1873, he married (2) Nancy Nuttall in Halifax.

Children:

  1. John [1873-1877] who died aged 3 years & 10 months

John (senior) died 25th August 1897.

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Location unknown]

Walsh, John Edmund
[1894-1917] Son of Mark Walsh.

Born in Elland.

He was a member of St Paul's Methodist Chapel, Elland & Sunday School / an apprentice cabinet maker [1911] / employed by Thomas Simpson & Sons Limited / an assistant (evenings) at the Palladium Cinema at Elland Town Hall.

During World War I, he served as a 2nd Corporal with the 19th Irish Division Royal Engineers.

He received an honourable mention, and was recommended for distinction for bravery [27th June 1916].

He died of gunshot wounds to the right thigh & left leg, at No.32 Casualty Clearing Station, France [11th August 1917] (aged 23).

He was buried at Brandhoek New Military Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref VI B 12].

He is remembered at Elland Cemetery, on Elland War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Elland Boys' Brigade

Walsh, John Edward
[1852-1921] Son of John Walsh.

He became a patent agent in Halifax. He established John E. Walsh & Company [1879]. In 1887, he had offices at Crossley Street, Halifax, Swan Arcade, Bradford, and 11 New Market Street, Blackburn.

He died of a heart attack in George Square, Halifax, as he was on his way home from work.

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £6,197

Walsh, John William
[1866-1906] Born in Haslingden.

He was a dyer [1887].

On 28th August 1887, he married Elizabeth Ann Harris [1868-1937] at Heptonstall Church.


Elizabeth Ann was born in Cornwall
 

Children:

  1. Florence [b 1891]
  2. Elsie [b 1893]
  3. Cecil [1895-1951] who served with the Duke of Wellington's Regiment [World War I]
  4. Arthur
  5. Jane [b 1900]

The children were born in Hebden Bridge.

The family lived at 2 Buttress, Hebden Bridge

Walsh, Jonathan
[1741-1823] Son of Jeremiah Walsh.

Baptised in Halifax [26th November 1741].

He was a landowner, a money lender, a textile manufacturer and notorious for his eccentricity, meanness and temper.

Caroline Walker referred to him as an old usurer and extremely importunate.

He rode around on a mule bearing a whip which he used on anybody who displeased him.

The Clergy were apparently a favourite target for Walsh's ire.

His speech was so uncouth and haranguing that Dr Henry Coulthurst used to hide if he saw Walsh coming.

Walsh spent hundreds of pounds in litigation against his neighbours and said that he would

rather spend a pound for law than a penny for ale

He owned Dove House, Shibden. He lived at Coldwell Hill Farm, Southowram.

He died at Horton Street, Halifax [11th February 1823].

Walsh's wife had been buried in one corner of a field on his land at Coldwell Farm, Southowram, and he gave instructions that he was to be planted in the other corner. He was buried on the land, by candlelight at midnight.

The burial was rediscovered 73 years later

Walsh, Joseph Frederick
[1861-1950] Architect born at Thornhill, Hipperholme. He designed many local buildings

See Turned stone

Walsh, Margaret
[1871-1???] Born at 11 Back Prospect Street, Northowram [7th March 1871].

She had 2 children (father unknown):

  1. William
  2. James

On 8th November 1894, Margaret married James Patrick Fletcher.

She died at 8 Duke Street North, Halifax [20th October 1915].

Her death certificate gives the cause of death as Heart Disease, but family stories say that


she went down hill after the death of her second son William
 

She & her husband were buried at Stoney Royd Cemetery [Grave Ref: K D 1639]

Walsh, Mark
[1822-1869] He was a wool stapler [1848]

On 1st July 1848, he married Emma Ramsden at Hanover Street Chapel, Halifax.


Emma was the daughter of
John Ramsden
 

Children:

  1. Alfred Ramsden (Walsh) [1848-1930] who died in Melbourne, Australia
  2. Annie [b 1851]

Mark died in 1869.

On 7th February 1872, Emma married Robert Crossley

Walsh, Mark
[1859-19??] Born in Greetland.

He was a greengrocer.

In 1885, he married Hannah Elizabeth Stott [1865-19??] in Halifax.


Hannah was born in Elland
 

Children:

  1. Laura Alberta [b 1887]
  2. Harriett Hannah [b 1889]
  3. John Edmund

The children were born in Elland.

The family lived at

  • 51 Oak Street, Elland [1911]
  • 112 Langdale Street, Elland [1917]

After the death of John the family disappears from records, it is possible they went to live abroad

Walsh, Patrick
[18??-191?] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

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

Walsh, Peter
[18??-191?] Of Todmorden.

During World War I, he served with the Scots Guards.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Walsh, Richard
[17??-18??] Son of James Walsh.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Samuel
  2. Hannah who married John Henry Brierley

Members of the family were buried at Halifax General Cemetery

Walsh, Robert
[17??-1???] Coiner

Walsh, Robert
[17??-18??] Junior. Cotton and wool card maker at Blackwall, Halifax [1809]

Walsh, Robert
[1805-1884] Born in Greetland.

He was a carter [1861] / a lant ? [1871] / a woollen waste cleaner [1881].

He married Hannah [1807-1883].


Hannah was born in Elland, (possibly) the daughter of
John Smith
 

Children:

  1. Charlotte [b 1833]
  2. Charles [b 1835]
  3. Israel [b 1848] who was a cotton twiner [1871]
  4. John [b 1852] who was a cotton spinner [1871]

They lived at

  • Copy Nook, Greetland [1841]
  • Fox Buildings, Elland-cum-Greetland [1871]
  • Onecliffe Terrace, Elland-cum-Greetland [1881]

Hannah died 19th October 1883 (aged 76).

Robert died 7th November 1884 (aged 79).

The couple were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: E5]

Walsh, Robert Selby
[1???-18??] Textile manufacturer. He took Henry Charles McCrea as a partner.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Thomas
  2. Esther Jane [1817-1885] who married Henry Charles McCrea

Walsh, Rowland
[1879-1918] Son of James Walsh.

Born in Halifax.

He was a cotton weaver [1906] / a cab driver [1916].

On 22nd October 1906, he married Jane South [1878-1932] in Burnley.

Children:

  1. James [1911-1994]

The family lived at

  • Lane Side View, Burnley [1911]
  • 220 Colne Road, Burnley. [1916]

During World War I, he enlisted in Preston [1916], and served as a Private with the 7th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment.

He died of wounds [10th June 1918].

He was buried at Sissonne British Cemetery, France [Grave Ref O 14]

Walsh, Samuel
[17??-18??] A Halifax cropper.

On 30th May 1804, he married Sarah Walker in Leeds.

Children:

  1. Sarah [1812-1891]
  2. Lydia [1815-1844]

Both daughters married James Gaskarth Dalzell

Walsh, Samuel
[1815-1904] Son of Richard Walsh.

He was a manufacturer [1861] / a master cotton spinner and corn dealer [1871] / a brace and umbrella manufacturer [1891] / a partner in Walsh & Brierley.

He lived at Trinity Road, Halifax [1904].

Family stories tell that he contracted pneumonia after attending a funeral and died on 8th December 1904.

He is mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1904

Walsh, Stanley
[1937-2008] Son of Gladys (née Parker) & Thomas Walsh, who married in Halifax [Q3 1931].

Born in Halifax [Q2 1937].

In 1964, he moved to Australia.

He was

  • an actor – appearing on TV series including Emergency Ward 10, Z Cars, & Coronation Street, and touring Australia in plays including A Taste of Honey, Salad Days, & A Streetcar Named Desire
  • a writer of many successful melodramas
  • director of the Music Hall Theatre Restaurant in Neutral Bay [1970]
  • producer of 2 series of the Australian TV drama Flying Doctor
  • executive producer on the TV series Neighbours [1994-2003]

He married Sherri.

Children:

  1. Stephanie

He died in Sydney, Australia [17th September 2008]

Walsh, T. S.
[18??-18??] Chief Constable for Halifax [1910].

He lived at West Hill [1845]

Walsh, Thomas
[1839-1867] Of Halifax.

(Possibly) son of John Walsh.

In [Q2] 1857, he married Agnes Montague [1840-1864] in Easington, County Durham.

Children:

  1. Henry [1858-1866]
  2. (possibly) child [d 1864]
  3. Mona [1861-1864] who died at the age of 2 years & 10 months
  4. Walter Thomas [1863-1864] who died at the age of 6 months

He was a Bandsman with the 107th Royal Sussex Regiment. Following the Indian Mutiny, he was sent to Calcutta. He served in India for 10 years.

His wife went to the East Indies (India) with him. The children were all born there.

While the regiment were stationed in Fyzabad, his wife and all the children died and were buried in India.

He died of cholera at Allahabad [5th August 1867], just 3 months before the Regiment was due to return to England.

There is a memorial to members of the family in Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 1729]

Walsh, Thomas Luke
[18??-1???] Son of John Walsh.

He married Annie Elizabeth.

Children:

  1. Jack
  2. Arthur
  3. Lucy [1876-1945] who married Canon George Watkinson

Walsh, Thomas Selby
[1805-1879] JP.

Son of Robert Selby Walsh.

He was a member of Halifax Town Council [1850-1877] / Mayor of Halifax [1857-1860] / Alderman for Central Ward [1866].

He (possibly) owned Dam Head Mill, Shibden. He was recorded at West Parade, Halifax and at Shibden Hall [1874], and had business at Arches Street, Halifax. He may have been a partner in Walsh & McCrea (Coatings) Limited.

He died 23rd September 1879.

See Halifax, Huddersfield & Keighley Railway

Walsh, Rev Timothy
[1???-19??] Priest at St Mary's Catholic Church, Gibbet Street [1935]

Walsh, William
[18??-18??] Corn miller at Mixenden Corn Mill [1845]

Walsh, William
[18??-1918]

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/5th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He was killed in a German attack north of Wytschaete [25th April 1918].

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 42-47 & 162], and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Walsh, William
[1823-1905] Of North Bridge, Halifax.

In [Q2] 1859, he married (1)  either Elizabeth Akroyd or Elizabeth Whiteley [1837-1865] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Mary [1861-1864]
  2. Emily [1863-1864]

In [Q3] 1867, he married (2) Martha Swallow [1823-1884] in Halifax.

They lived at

  • Beacon Parade, Southowram [1884]
  • 14 Wiscombe Bank, Halifax [1905]

Martha died 25th February 1884.

William died 13th March 1905.

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Pellon [1/W13]

Walsh, William
[1893-1915] He was born in the Halifax Union Workhouse [17th April 1893].

On his birth certificate, Margaret Walsh is shown as his mother; father unknown.

During World War I, he enlisted [August 1914], and served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.

He died at the Battle of Feusbert [16th May 1915].

He is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial, France [Grave Ref 16 & 17]

His brother James also died in the War. Their half-brother Thomas Fletcher also died in the War

Walsh, William Arthur
[1882-1916] Son of Jane & Henry Walsh of Rutland, Bennekerry, Carlow, Ireland.

Born in Carlow, Dublin.

He lived in Dublin, and was a buyer in the plumbing department of John C. Parkes & Sons there.

During World War I, he enlisted [November 1915], and served with the Royal Garrison Artillery.

He went to the Front [May 1916].

He died of wounds in Halifax [28th December 1916].

He is remembered with a CWGC headstone at Stoney Royd Cemetery [Grave Ref: J A 92], and on the War Memorial in Milford Street, Leighlinbridge, County Carlow.

 

Walsh surname

George Redmonds writes that the name is usually associated with Ireland, and is derived from the element welsh

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

Unattached BMDs for Walsh:


Marriages 1861, 1885, 1889, 1905, 1906, 1910, 1915, 1919, 1923; Deaths 1899, 1900
 



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