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Wade, MrRef 157-2673
[1???-18??] He had a house and grocery shop in what became Wade Street, Halifax [19th century].

In 18??, his servant girl heard a noise in the premises. She called Wade who apprehended the intruder. The felon was transported to Australia


Question: Can anyone tell me anything about the incident or the felon?

 

Wade, MrRef 157-1409
[17??-18??] Of Accrington. Minister at Pellon Lane Particular Baptist Church [1795]. He moved to Hull in 1799

Wade, AlbertRef 157-37
[1882-19??] Son of Joshua Wade.

When his father died [1928], Albert took over at the Crown Tavern, Halifax [1928-1957]

Wade, AmbroseRef 157-24
[1896-1918] Of 11 Ovenden Wood Road, Pellon.

He was a promising musician / employed by Siddall & Hilton Limited.

During World War I, he enlisted with the Northumberland Fusiliers [1914], then served as a Private with the 8th Battalion Durham Light Infantry.

He died of wounds [5th June 1918] (aged 22).

He was buried at Marfaux British Cemetery, France [Grave Ref VII D 4].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Wade, AmosRef 157-11
[1882-1916] Son of Mrs Margaret E. Wade of 6 Clara Street, Rastrick.

Born in Knottingley.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/5th Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment.

He died 17th September 1916.

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [Grave Ref 14A & 14B], and on Rastrick War Memorial

Wade, AnthonyRef 157-406
[15??-16??] Son of Richard Wade.

Owned Peel House, Luddenden at the end of the 16th century

Wade, AnthonyRef 157-1187
[15??-1616] Yeoman of King Cross.

Son of Henry Wade.

On 5th November 1590, he married Judith Foxcroft.


Judith was the daughter of Thomas Foxcroft
 

Children:

  1. Benjamin
  2. William [bapt 1595]
  3. Sarah [bapt 1596] who married John Hargreaves from Leeds
  4. Judith [bapt 1598] who married [1620] Henry Power Rector of Hemsworth, and Joseph Stocke
  5. Anthony [bapt 1599]
  6. Priscilla [bapt 1601] who married William Favour from London
  7. Susan [bapt 1602] who married Dr Jenison from Newcastle-on-Tyne
  8. John
  9. Robert [bapt 1605] who died aged 7 days
  10. Richard [bapt 1607]
  11. Elizabeth who married [1614] Cotton Horne [16??-1656] from Wakefield

Around 1604, he bought New Grange, Headingley from his brother-in-law Isaac Foxcroft

Wade, AnthonyRef 157-1191
[1636-1683] Son of John Wade.

He was Mayor of Leeds [1676].

He married Mary Moore.


Mary was the daughter of John Moore of Greenhead, Lancashire
 

Children:

  1. Benjamin

He was buried at Headingley

Wade, BenRef 157-12
[1915-1944] He was educated at Halifax Tech.

In [Q2] 1934, he married Frances Hallas in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Frances C. [b 1935]
  2. Marlene R. [b 1936]
  3. Lorraine [b 1938]

They lived at 26 Johnson Street, Halifax.

During World War II, he served as a Corporal with the Royal Army Service Corps.

He died 19th June 1944 (aged 29).

He was buried at Ranville War Cemetery, France [Grave Ref IA M 8]

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Wade, BenjaminRef 157-10
[1???-19??]

Recorded in 1927, when Secretary of the De Warren [No 1302] Masonic Lodge and living at the Masonic Hall, Blackwall, Halifax

Wade, BenjaminRef 157-1189
[1591-1672] JP.

Son of Anthony Wade.

Baptised in 1591.

He was a merchant / Mayor of Leeds [1663]

In 1619, he married Edith Shann [1595-1652].


Edith was the daughter of John Shann of Leeds
 

They had no children.

They lived at New Grange, Headingley.

Benjamin died 15th February 1672.

Heywood records


Mr Benjamin Wade at the Grange by Headenly, Justice of peace and alderman of Leeds aged about 80 upon Thursday Feb. 25 167½ being in his own house having several friends at dinner, and as well as he had been of many years, after he had sat with them at table, rose up, went and sat down in a chair and immediately faint away and dyed, drunk.

He had an estate of 400 a year and made no will, was buried on Monday following at Leeds

 

The couple were buried at Headingley

Wade, BenjaminRef 157-1194
[16??-17??] Of Leeds.

Son of John Wade.

On 28th March 1703, he married Dorothy Jackson at York Minster.

Children:

  1. Mary
  2. Anne

Wade, BenjaminRef 157-781
[16??-1717] Of Peel House, Luddenden.

The Northowram Register records that he


was in Halifax Jan. 4. fell sick, stay'd at Mount Pellon, died next Morning Jan. 5. bur. Jan. 8
 

Wade, BenjaminRef 157-1193
[1665-1???] Son of Anthony Wade.

Of New Grange, Headingley.

He married Ann Calverley


Ann was the daughter of Walter Calverley of Calverley
 

Wade, BenjaminRef 157-19
[1865-1947] Son of Andrew Wade, labourer.

Born in Farsley / Calverley.

He was a warping overlooker of Farsley [1887] / a warping overlooker of Stanningley [1889] / an assistant wool overlooker [1891] / an engineer's cashier [1901] / Secretary of Campbell's (a mechanical engineering company) [1911].

In 1887, he married (1) Edith Bleek [1866-1???] at St Peter's Church, Leeds.


Edith, of Stanningley, was the daughter of George Bleek, farmer
 

Children:

  1. Harold [b 3rd January 1889 & bapt 24th February 1889] who was a boarder with the Baggalay family in Sydney Street, Calverley with Farsley) [1891], & a railway company labourer [1911]

Edith died in childbirth in Bramley [1889] (aged 23).

In 1894, he married (2) Sarah Elizabeth Mitchell [1870-1910] in Halifax.


Sarah was born in Pellon
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1895] who was a florist shop assistant [1911]
  2. John Chapman [1896-1963]
  3. William Ewart Gladstone
  4. Vera [b 1901]
  5. James Mitchell [1903-1971]
  6. Walter Keighley [1904-1991]
  7. Bertha [b 1908]

The children were born in Halifax.

Sarah Elizabeth died in Halifax in 1910 (aged 40).

The family lived at

  • 5 High Bank Street, Calverley with Farsley, Bradford [1891]
  • 20 Beckenham Place, Halifax [1901]
  • 173 Spring Hall Lane, Halifax [1911]
  • 166 Gibbet Street, Halifax [1947]

Living with Benjamin [in 1891] were his siblings: Anis Wade [b 1868] (worsted weaver), James W. Wade [b 1874] (wool twister), and Casilla Wade [b 1877] (worsted piecer).

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Pellon

Wade, BrianRef 157-1179
[1???-1???] Son of William Wade.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. William

Wade, CharlesRef 157-1540
[1876-1959] Son of Edwin Wade.

He was a manufacturer at Dunkirk Mills, Halifax.

In [Q3] 1907, he married Ellen King in Eltham, Kent.


Ellen was the daughter of John King
 

Children:

  1. Madeleine Grace [b 1909] who married Alan Bancroft
  2. Winifred [b 1911] who married Fred Hargreaves

They lived at

Wade, David TathamRef 157-1340
[1873-1951] Landlord of the New Delight, Wainstalls [1917].

He married Clara Ann [1873-1950].

The couple were buried at Mount Pleasant Methodist Church, Wainstalls

Wade, EdwardRef 157-754
[14??-1???] Of Sowerby.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Margaret

Wade, EdwinRef 157-1277
[1845-1881] Son of Joseph Wade.

He and his brother Josiah were involved in many local printing ventures, including their Arab printing machine.

On 31st March 1868, he married Grace Mitchell [1844-1892].


Grace came from Brearley
 

Children:

  1. John Arthur [1869-1951]
  2. Sarah Ellen [1870-1950]
  3. Ernest [1872-1874]
  4. Frank [1872-1944]
  5. Charles
  6. Hilda [1878-1879]

Wade, ElkanahRef 157-39
[1835-1909] Son of John Wade.

Born in Ovenden.

He was a wool comber [1851] / a farmer of 17 acres [1881] / a milk dealer [1881] / a retired farmer [1891, 1901].

In [Q2] 1872, he married Sarah Ann [1839-1907] in Halifax.


Sarah Ann was born in Halifax, the daughter of John Whitehead [b 1811] (ag.lab 1881), and widow of Thomas Marsden.

She had a daughter by her first marriage: Lilly Marsden [b 1864] who was a dress maker [1891]

 

The family lived at

  • Trough, Warley [1881]
  • 7 Queens Road, Halifax [1891]
  • 5 Spring Edge, Halifax [1901]

Sarah Ann died 21st August 1907 (aged 68).

Elkanah died 14th January 1909 (aged 73).

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 1699] with Thomas Marsden

Wade, FredRef 157-223
[1889-1943] Son of William Wade.

He worked for Greenwood's bookshop. In 1926, he left and established Wade's Bookshop.

He married Winifred.

After his death, the business was taken over by his daughter, now Mrs Jennifer Pell. She ran the business for 53 years.

In July 2013, then in her eighties, she decided to retire and close the business

Wade, Frederick AlbertRef 157-20
[1895-1915] Born in Huddersfield.

Baptised at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge [23rd July 1902].

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

He died 19th December 1915.

He was buried at Talana Farm Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref III H 4].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge

Wade, Gordon StaffordRef 157-14
[1916-1945] Son of Hubert Henry Wade.

He was educated at Heath Grammar School & Rishworth School / a member of Old Rishworthian RUFC / a member of Halifax Swimming Club.

During World War II, he served as a Lieutenant with the 591st Parachute Squadron Royal Engineers.

He served in India & Burma, and survived typhoid fever. He served in Palestine (where he gained his para wings), and in Italy.

He was killed in Belgium [17th January 1945] (aged 29).

He was buried at Hotton War Cemetery, Luxembourg [Grave Ref XII A 3].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on Heath Grammar School Memorial Gates, and on the Memorial at Rishworth School

Wade, HenryRef 157-1186
[15??-1605] Of King Cross.

Son of Robert Wade.

He married Elizabeth Ramsden [d 1600].

Children:

  1. Anthony
  2. William
  3. Susan
  4. Judith who married Robert Deane
  5. Mary who married Edward Longbotham of Longbotham

He was buried at Halifax Parish Church

Wade, Hubert HenryRef 157-25
[1894-19??]

In [Q1] 1915, he married Maude Muriel Firth [18??-19??] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Gordon Stafford

The family lived at 4 Coleridge Street, Halifax

Wade, JamesRef 157-23
[1826-1870] Son of William Wade.

He was a potter [1849, 1851, 1871].

In 1849, he married Nanny Riley at Halifax Parish Church Children:

  1. Sarah
  2. Samuel
  3. Betty
  4. Ann
  5. Mary
  6. Riley
  7. James
  8. Lavinia
  9. Robinson
  10. Jane
  11. Tom
  12. Eliza

The family lived at Bradshaw Lane [1871].

James died [1870s] and the pottery closed.

In 1881, the widowed Nanny & 9 of her children were living at Clayton

Wade, James AlbertRef 157-29
[1871-1927] Born in Halifax.

In [Q4] 1894, he married Catherine Swan [1872-1936] in Halifax.


Catherine was born in Sandbach, Cheshire
 

Children:

  1. Nellie Alice [b 1898]

The family lived at 8 Byron Street, Halifax [1927, 1936].

James Albert died in Halifax [Q2 1927].

Catherine died in Halifax [Q3 1936] (aged 64).

The couple were buried at Christ Church, Pellon

Wade, JohnRef 157-2795
[1???-18??] Of Lee House, Ovenden Wood.

He married Mary Titterington.


Mary was the daughter of Samuel Titterington
 

Children:

  1. John of Lee House
  2. Sarah of Spring Hall
  3. (possibly) Elkanah who was a butcher of Levine Market

On 21st June 1856, records show a John Wade taking ownership of Samuel Titterington's Brock Top Farm, Mount Tabor.

When Mary died [6th September 1870], she left the property to children John, Sarah and Elkanah. On 26th August 1878, they sold the property to John Naylor for £650.00

Wade, JohnRef 157-1192
[16??-16??] Son of John Wade.

In 1666, he married Hannah Milner.


Hannah was the daughter of John Milner
 

Children:

  1. Benjamin

Wade, JohnRef 157-1190
[1603-1645] Of King Cross.

Son of Anthony Wade.

In 1629, he married Mary Waterhouse.


Mary was the daughter of Anthony Waterhouse of Woodhouse
 

Children:

  1. Benjamin who died unmarried
  2. Anthony
  3. John
  4. Judith [bapt 1623]

Wade, JohnRef 157-31
[18??-1???]

He married Grace.

Children:

  1. Robert
  2. Joshua

Wade, JohnRef 157-6
[18??-18??] Of Todmorden.

He was a chemist & druggist [1850].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Sarah Jane [1846-1850]

On 26th September 1850, daughter Sarah Jane was playing by the side of the canal, when she fell in. She was quickly rescued, but she did not survive

Wade, JohnRef 157-40
[1801-18??] Born in Ovenden.

He was a hand loom weaver (worsted) [1851].

He married Unknown.

  1. Sarah [b 1822] who was a power loom weaver (worsted) [1851]
  2. John [b 1824] who was a wool comber [1851]
  3. Mary [b 1831] who was a hand loom weaver (worsted) [1851]
  4. Elkanah

The family lived at Lea House, Ovenden Wood, Halifax [1851].

John was widowed by 1861.

Living with him [in 1851] was his mother Sarah Wade [b 1771] (living on parish relief) 

Wade, JohnRef 157-33
[1820-1???] Born in Wadsworth.

He was a hand loom weaver (worsted) [1851] / a carpet weaver [1861].

In [Q2] 1844, he married Hannah Fawthrop [1821-1???] in Halifax.


Hannah was born in Midgley.

She was a hand loom weaver (worsted) [1851]

 

Children:

  1. Susannah [b 1846] who was a worsted spinner [1861]
  2. Metellus
  3. Sam [b 1856]
  4. Emma Jane [b 1857]

The family lived at

  • Wainstalls Mill [1851, 1861]

Wade, JohnRef 157-17
[1830-1905] Son of William Wade.


Question: Is he the same person as Mr Wade?

 

He was a grocer's assistant [1861, 1871] / a grocer's manager [1881] / a grocer [1891] / a grocer with a shop at 14 Union Street, Halifax.

In [Q1] 1853, he married Susan Bentley [1831-1913] in Halifax.


Susan was born in Huddersfield
 

Children:

  1. Walter [1854-1934] who was a grocer's apprentice [1871], a cab proprietor [1881]
  2. John Edward [1856-1932] who was a printer's apprentice [1871], a printer's compositor [1881]
  3. Mary Elizabeth [1858-1938] who was a dressmaker [1881]
  4. George Henry [1860-1948] who was a clerk to a cotton spinner [1881]
  5. Hannah Jane [1862-1870]
  6. Fred [1864-1865]
  7. Edith Bentley [1866-1944] who was a music teacher [1891]
  8. Louisa [1869-1937] who was a draper's assistant [1891, 1901], & married William Marshall
  9. Fred [1873-1877]
  10. Amy [1874-1877]

The family lived at

  • 5 Union Street South, Halifax [1871, 1881, 1891, 1901]

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 1432]

Wade, JohnRef 157-270
[1845-1908] In [Q2] 1867, he married Hannah Turner in Halifax.


Hannah was the daughter of
James Turner
 

The family lived at 2 Winterburn Hill, Warley [1871]

Wade, John EdwardRef 157-38
[1856-1932] Born in Halifax [16th February 1856].

He was landlord of the Prince of Orange, Shelf [1915-1932].

In [Q3] 1876, he married Susannah Eva Hannaford in Halifax.


Susannah was born in Halifax [20th September 1856]
 

Children:

  1. Herbert Edward [1877-1930]
  2. Frederick Henry [1879-1970]
  3. William Evelyn [1881-1946]
  4. Marion Amy [1883-1970]
  5. Gertrude Hannaford [1886-1905]
  6. Bessie [1890-1975]
  7. John [1893-1988]
  8. Leonard [1895-1929]

John Edward died at the Prince of Orange [29th September 1932]

Susannah died in Clayton [25th December 1939].

The couple were buried at St Michael & All Angels Church, Shelf

Wade, John RobertRef 157-16
[1873-1911] Born in Low Moor.

He was a stone mason [1897].

On 21st March 1897, he married Clara Moor [1873-1950] in Bradford.


Clara was born in Queensbury
 

Children:

  1. Thomas

The family lived at 22 Spring Garden Street, Queensbury [1911]

Wade, John StuartRef 157-269
[1875-19??] Son of William Wade.

In [Q1] 1899, he married Florence Kitson in Halifax.


Florence, of the Albion Hotel, Northowram, was the daughter of Thomas Kitson, butcher
 

Wade, JonathanRef 157-21
[1809-1867] He was landlord of the Shoulder of Mutton, Mount Tabor [1861, 1864]

He married Susannah


Susannah was born in was the daughter of
 

Jonathan died Q1 1867 (aged 58).

Susannah took over at the Shoulder of Mutton [1871]

Wade, JosephRef 157-2154
[1809-1847] Of Heptonstall.

He was a worsted spinner [1841].

On 15th September 1831, he married Hannah Whitaker [1811-1873] at Heptonstall Church.


Hannah was widowed & a bread baker [1851]
 

Children:

  1. William [b 1832]
  2. Sarah [1834-1899] who was a fustian cutter [1851]
  3. Stephen [b 1837]
  4. John [1840-1858] who was a bobbin doffer [1851]
  5. Josiah
  6. Edwin

The family lived at No.8 Machpelah, Hebden Bridge [1841, 1851]

Wade, JosephRef 157-36
[1839-19??] Born in Halifax.

He was a cart driver [1861] / a waggoner [1871] / a stone leader [1891] / landlord of the Waggoners' Rest, Mount Tabor [1891] / a stone waggoner (carrier) [1901].

In [Q2] 1860, he married Martha Stewart [1839-19??] in Halifax.


Martha was born in Halifax, the daughter of Michael Stewart
 

Children:

  1. Emma [b 1858] who was a worsted spinner [1871]
  2. Richard [b 1860]

The family lived at

  • South Edge End, Warley [1861]
  • Ramsden Wood, Ovenden [1871]
  • Lower Binns, Luddenden [1901]

Wade, JoshuaRef 157-209
[1854-1928] Son of John Wade.

Born in Ovenden.

He was a curator [1876] / beerseller at the Crown Tavern, Halifax [1910-1928].

On 16th December 1876, he married Ann Simpson [1855-1929] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Sam Wade
  2. Albert
  3. John [b 1884]
  4. Fred [b 1887]
  5. Edith [b 1889]
  6. Sarah H. [b 1891]
  7. Annie [b 1898]

Joshua died at the Crown Tavern [26th October 1928].

After his death, son Albert took over at the Crown Tavern.

Ann died at the Crown Tavern in 1929

Wade, JosiahRef 157-217
[1842-1908] Son of Joseph Wade.

Born in Hebden Bridge.

He was a bobbin doffer [1851].

In 1858, Josiah and his brother John began to work for Mr Crossley, making horse rugs for the export market.


Question: Does anyone know anything about this Mr Crossley?

Is he already on the Calderdale Companion?

 

John was killed by lightning at Crossley's factory, and Josiah left to work for Mr Horner at Hebden Bridge.

In 1862, Josiah opened a shop, offering printing services in Hebden Bridge. He and his brother Edwin went on to establish a printing business and then expanded into the manufacture of printing machinery.

They also produced an eyeletting machine for punching holes (in paper) and reinforcing this with a metal ring.

They published the Hebden Chronicle.

Their Arab printing machine was used throughout the world.

In 1867, he moved to Halifax, where he continued developing and producing the eyeletting & labelling machines.

In 1891, he became a councillor for Halifax. As a councillor, he was associated with the Walshaw Dean Reservoir, Ogden Reservoir & St Luke's Hospital. He was Mayor of Halifax [1902-1904].

On 1st February 1896, he gave Hebden Bridge its first ambulance. The horse-drawn vehicle was replaced by a motor ambulance in 1924

He married Elizabeth A. Thomson [1845-1???].


Elizabeth came from Dumfries, Scotland
 

They had no children.

They lived at

Josiah died of heart failure [13th February 1908].

See St John's Ambulance Brigade, Hebden Bridge

Wade, MargaretRef 157-753
[15??-1???] Daughter of Robert Wade.

She married (1) Edward Farrer.

She married (2) John Hanson

Wade, MatthewRef 157-8
[18??-18??] Of Midgley.

He was a policeman in Halifax / a wool sorter [1861].

On 28th April 1861, he was one of a group drinking at the T' Cat i' th' Well, Luddenden Dean, and a quarrel broke out. When he left the pub around 11:00 pm, he and James Calvert began wrestling, during the course of which Calvert broke his leg. Knowing of the injury, Wade kicked the limb, and mortification set in.

Calvert died 5th May 1861.

The Coroner's Jury returned a verdict of manslaughter against Wade, and he was committed to York for trial at the Assizes.

At the Yorkshire Summer Assizes [July 1861], the prosecution declined to offer any evidence against Wade, and the case was discharged

Wade, MatthewRef 157-9
[1880-1916]

In [Q2] 1902, he married Alice Horsfield in Halifax.

They lived at Mathroyd, Granny Hall Lane, Brighouse.

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

He died 17th July 1916 (aged 36).

He was buried at Brighouse Cemetery [E C 455]`.

He is remembered on Brighouse War Memorial

Wade, MetellusRef 157-32
[1848-1929] Son of John Wade.

Born in Warley/Wainstalls.

He was a tailor [1871, 1881] / a master tailor [1891] / a tailor [1901].

In [Q3] 1870, he married Elizabeth Ann Hall [1849-1903] in Halifax.


Elizabeth Ann came from Sowerby.

She was a milliner [1871] / a milliner (employing 1) [1881]

 

They had no children.

Elizabeth Ann died in Halifax [Q1 1903] (aged 53).

In [Q3] 1909, Metellus married (2) Maria Feather [1850-1926] in Halifax.


Maria was born in Stainland [Q3 1950], and had been employed as a domestic servant with Elizabeth Ann & Metellus in 1901
 

The family lived at

  • Chapel Street, Tuel Lane, Warley [1871]
  • Town Hall Street, Sowerby Bridge [1881]
  • 21 Sowerby Street, Sowerby Bridge [1891]
  • 49 Sowerby Street, Sowerby Bridge [1901]

Living with them [in 1881, 1891] was niece Sarah Hannah Shaw [b 1872] (apprentice tailoress 1891), and [in 1891] visitor Mary Edith Gertrude Shaw [b 1884].

Maria died in Halifax [Q2 1926] (aged 75) 

Metellus died in Rochdale [Q1 1929] (aged 80) 

Wade, Michael JohnRef 157-5
[1945-2015] Son of Marjorie & Walter Wade.

He was Financial Director at Wade's (Halifax) Limited

Wade, Michael JosephRef 157-W1982
[1845-1???] A clerk. He had served 4 years' penal servitude for robbery from the Irish Court of Chancery.

In 1866, he was charged with burglary at the temperance hotel kept by Grace Fielden at Todmorden – could this be Fielden Temperance Hotel & Coffee Tavern?

Whilst he was being held at Hebden Bridge lockup he wrote a long poem describing the temptation which led him to commit the robbery.

At his trial, he told the jury that he was subject to fits of temporary insanity.

When the jury returned a verdict of Guilty, he handed another poem to the judge. The judge said that

it was painful to see a young man imbued with superior talent in such a position

He was sentenced to 12 months' imprisonment with hard labour. Wade asked the judge

Will you all me pen, ink and paper in prison?

to which he was told

I have nothing to do with that. It will have to be determined by the prison regulation

Wade, NeilRef 157-880
[19??-19??] Organist at Halifax Parish Church [1965-1968]

Wade, RalphRef 157-433
[1910-2003] Brighouse-born writer. Despite aspirations to be writer, he started work at a Brighouse fruiterer. He joined a writers' circle in Huddersfield and help set up another in Brighouse. During World War II, he sent a series of articles to the Brighouse Echo.

In 1958, he began to write under the pen-name Rowan.

From November 1976 until 1985, he wrote a weekly local-history column – entitled Those were the days and Random Comments – for the Brighouse Echo. Some of the articles were published by the Brighouse Echo in 2 slim volumes entitled Those were the days [1979]

Wade, Raymond ListerRef 157-13
[1923-1944] Son of Martha & Clifford Wade of 3 Golf Avenue, Halifax.

He was educated at Warley Road School, Halifax Secondary Modern School & Halifax Tech / a member of Highroad Well Boys Brigade.

During World War II, he served as a Flight Sergeant with the Royal Air Force.

He was 19th out of 1800 in the RAF entrance examination.

In 1942, he volunteered for flying duties, and trained as a navigator in South Africa.

He died 17th June 1944 (aged 21).

He was buried at Warley Congregational Church [O 59].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Saint John the Evangelist, Warley, and on the Memorial at Providence Congregational Church, Ovenden

Wade, RichardRef 157-1184
[15??-15??] Yeoman of Sowerby.

Son of Robert Wade.

On 18th June 1555, he married Agnes Farrer.

Children:

  1. Samuel
  2. Anthony
  3. Susan
  4. Sarah
  5. Mary who married Thomas

Wade, RichardRef 157-431
[15??-16??] Son of Samuel Wade.

He carried on the family feud with his uncle, Michael Foxcroft.

He died at the age of 21. His son, Samuel Wade, carried on the dispute

Wade, RichardRef 157-286
[16??-1???] He built and lived at High Bentley Hall, Shelf.

The lintel on an entrance doorway and plasterwork over the Hall fireplace are inscribed RW IW 1661.

In 1665, he paid hearth tax for 4 hearths at the Hall, and also for one more hearth at a new erection.

He married Unknown


Question: Does anyone know the name of his wife, presumably the I of the 1661 inscription?

 

Children:

  1. son who inherited High Bentley

After Richard's death, Richard Butler married his widow

Wade, RobertRef 157-1178
[15??-15??] Of King Cross.

Son of William Wade.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Robert
  2. Christabel [b 1539] who married Thomas Hopkinson
  3. Alice who married Henry Bannester
  4. Isabel [bapt 1542] who married Richard Waterhouse
  5. Richard
  6. Henry
  7. John
  8. Izabell
  9. Margaret

Wade, RobertRef 157-1181
[15??-1594] Of Field House, Sowerby.

Son of Robert Wade.

He married a widow, Margaret Maude

Children:

  1. Margaret

Wade, RobertRef 157-964
[15??-16??] Of Ball Green, Sowerby.

Son of William Wade.

Baptised at Halifax [4th April 1591].

He left £10 for the poor of Sowerby, and £4 per year for 80 years to be given to the poor of Sowerby and

4 other honest men of the same town

Wade, RobertRef 157-30
[1817-18??] Son of John Wade.

Born in Halifax.

He was a carpet weaver [1881].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Mary Ann [b Halifax 1870] who was a worsted coating weaver [1891]
  2. Arthur Robert [b Boston USA 1875] a boiler rivetter [1891], a boiler maker [1901]
  3. Stamper Plaskett

The family lived at

  • 8 Cobden Street, Halifax [1881, 1891]
  • 75 Cressy Road, Portsmouth [1901]

He was a widower [1881] and disappears from the census after 1881

Wade, SamRef 157-208
[1878-19??] Son of Joshua Wade.

He was landlord of the Prince of Wales, West Vale [1911] / landlord of the Swan Bank Tavern, Halifax [1916, 1931]

Wade, SamuelRef 157-432
[1???-16??] Son of Richard Wade.

He carried on the dispute between his family and Michael Foxcroft. He inherited Quickstavers, and lived there until around 1633

Wade, SamuelRef 157-W430
[15??-1596] He lived at Quickstavers. He bought Roebucks, Warley and land at Crawood.

The Foldout presents describes the feud between Wade and Michael Foxcroft which resulted in Wade's death.

He was buried in Halifax on 16th April 1596.

His son, Richard Wade, carried on the dispute

Wade, SamuelRef 157-1185
[1570-1???] Yeoman of Quickstavers.

Son of Richard Wade.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Robert

Wade, SpeedRef 157-7100
[1810-1862] Of Norwood Green.

He married Mary Ann [1811-1881].

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [1834-1854]
  2. Samuel Highley [1835-1900]
  3. (possibly) Ellen [1847-1902]
  4. Henry [1849-1870]

Members of the family were buried at Mount Zion Chapel, Lightcliffe

Wade, Stamper PlaskettRef 157-26
[1877-1914] Known as Stanny.

Son of Robert Wade.

Born in Boston, USA.

He was a member of Lee Mount RFC / a boiler tenter's assistant [1891] / an apprentice with Hartley & Sugden Limited / an engine room artificer of 9 Nelson Road, Portsmouth [1899] / chief engine room artificer [1911].

On 20th May 1899, he married Sarah Ellen Redman [1876-1???] at St George's Church, Lee Mount.


Sarah Ellen, of 2 Crossley Terrace, Ovenden, was the daughter of Alfred Redman, blacksmith
 

Children:

  1. Stanley Arthur [b 1903]
  2. Louris [b 1907]

The family lived at 99 Cardiff Road, North End, Portsmouth [1911]

During World War I, he served as a Chief Engine Room Artificer 2nd Class with the Royal Navy aboard the cruiser HMS Good Hope.

He was killed in action [1st November 1914].

when his ship sank with all hands off the coast of Chile at the Battle of Coronel.

He is remembered on the Plymouth Naval Memorial [Grave Ref 3], and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Wade, StuartRef 157-1
[1971-] Halifax-born actor who has appeared with the Thespians. He went on to star as Biff in Yorkshire Television's Emmerdale soap opera. He is the brother of Daniel Coll.

In 2000, he married the actress Tonicha Jeronimo who also appeared in Emmerdale.

Children:

  1. Lorcan

The couple have appeared in many drama productions. He lives in Brighouse.

Wade, SybilRef 157-804
[1532-1573] Or Cibella. Of Halifax.

She married George Fairbanks

Wade, ThomasRef 157-5590
[1818-1889] Of Greenroyd, Ovenden.

He married Sarah [1812-1893].

The couple were buried at Mount Pleasant Methodist Church, Wainstalls with Benjamin Wade [1841-1926] and his wife Rachel [1844-1910]

Wade, ThomasRef 157-35
[1821-1895] Born in Ovenden.

He married Rebecca Wright [1832-1868].


Rebecca was born in Haworth, the daughter of Robert Wright.

She was baptised at Haworth by Rev Patrick Bronte

 

Children:

  1. William

Wade, ThomasRef 157-28
[1851-1914] Of 2 Trimmingham Villas, Warley Road, Halifax.

Born in Mount Tabor.

He was a member of King Cross Wesleyan Chapel, Halifax / cashier at J. M. Howson & Company.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. son

Thomas died 8th April 1914 (aged 63).

He was buried at Mount Tabor Wesleyan Methodist Chapel. Probate records show that he left property valued at £8,087 (gross) with £1,579 (net personalty) 

Wade, ThomasRef 157-15
[1898-1918] Son of John Robert Wade.

Born in Queensbury.

He was a doffer [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 15th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He was killed in action [27th March 1918].

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [Grave Ref 4]

Wade, W.Ref 157-876
[1???-1???] A partner with James Robinson at Small Clews Pottery, Bradshaw. They traded as Robinson & Wade

He is almost certainly the same man as William Wade

Wade, W. H. G.Ref 157-27
[18??-191?]


Question: Is he the same person as William Ewart Gladstone Wade?

 

He was educated at Halifax Secondary School [until 1910].

During World War I, he served with the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Secondary School

Wade, WilliamRef 157-1177
[14??-15??] Of Halifax.

Recorded in 1520, when he married.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Robert
  2. Brian

He was an early member of the Wade family of Halifax

Wade, WilliamRef 157-1188
[15??-1???] Of Ball Green, Sowerby.

Son of Henry Wade.

On 20th December 1585, he married Mary at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Henry
  2. Sarah
  3. Anne
  4. Judith [bapt 6th November 1586]
  5. Mary [bapt Halifax 9th November 1589]
  6. Robert

After his death, Mary married Rev John Broadley

Wade, WilliamRef 157-3
[15??-1???]

On 5th July 1563, he married (1) Alice Stancliffe in Halifax.


Alice was the daughter of
Edward Stancliffe
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1567]
  2. William [b 1569]
  3. Henry [b 1573]
  4. Michael [b 1576]

On 1st June 1579, he married (2) Christabel Hill The will of Edward Brodley mentions William & family

  • Christabel Wad wife of William [20/-]
  • William Wad eldest son of William [20/-]
  • Katherine Wad [20/-]
  • Henrie Wad [20/-]
  • Michael Wad [20/-]
  • Marye Wad [20/-]

Wade, WilliamRef 157-1180
[15??-16??] Son of Brian Wade.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Richard [mentioned in July 1607]
  2. William

Wade, WilliamRef 157-803
[1555-1???] Of Halifax.

On 18th September 1581, he married (1) Isabel Drake [1558-1589].

On 7th February 1590, he married 2 Susan Fairbanks

Wade, WilliamRef 157-2836
[1806-18??] Born at Clarborough, Nottinghamshire.

He came to Halifax in the 1820s.

He was a carter.

In 1829, he married Mary Ann Sykes in Halifax.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Elizabeth [1832-1878] who married Jonas Crowther
  3. Mary [1836-1885] who was a dressmaker & married Jonas Crowther
  4. Jane who was housekeeper for John Burley
  5. William
  6. Sarah Ann [b 1845]

Wade, WilliamRef 157-22
[1811-1???] He was a carrier / carter [1841].

He is almost certainly the W. Wade who was a partner with James Robinson at Small Clews Pottery, Bradshaw. They traded as Robinson & Wade.

He married Betty [1811-1???].

Children:

  1. James
  2. Sarah [b 1829]
  3. Mary [b 1831]
  4. John [b 1831]
  5. Samuel [b 1833]
  6. Elizabeth [b 1836]
  7. William [b 1839]
  8. Ann [b 1840]

They lived at Harper Farm, Bradshaw Lane [1841, 1851] with neighbours James Robinson & family

Wade, WilliamRef 157-2835
[1850-1???] Son of William Wade.

He (possibly) served his apprenticeship with John Burley.

He was a dentist at Rhodes Street, Halifax and later at 14 Lord Street, Halifax.

On 8th July 1875, he married Elizabeth Stuart.

Children:

  1. John Stuart
  2. Alice Maud [b 1878]
  3. Mary Ann [b 1880]
  4. William [b 1881]
  5. Elizabeth [1886-1960] who married Thomas Washington Whiteley
  6. Frederick

Elizabeth died June 1908.

William died April 1911.

The couple were buried at King Cross Methodist New Connexion Chapel

Wade, WilliamRef 157-34
[1954-1903] Son of Thomas Wade.

Born at Oxenhope.

On 30th May 1883, he married Mary Pollard at Halifax Parish Church.

They ran High Royd Farm at Range Bank, Halifax.

William died in Halifax in 1903

Wade, William Ewart GladstoneRef 157-18
[1898-1917] Son of Benjamin Wade.


Question: Is he the same person as W. H. G. Wade?

 

Born in Halifax.

He was a member of Highroad Well Congregational Church, Sunday School & Boy Scouts.

During World War I, he enlisted [7th October 1914], giving his name as Ewart Wade and his age as 19 years and 4 months (he was actually 16 years and 4 months).

He served as a Private with the 2nd/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed in action at Cambrai, dying instantly after being hit by a piece of shell [26th November 1917].

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [12th January 1918].

He is remembered on the Cambrai Memorial, Nord France [Grave Ref 6 & 7], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Pellon Baptist Church, and on the Memorial at Campbell Gas Engine Company Limited

Wade, William ThomasRef 157-7
[18??-19??]

In [Q3] 1873, he married Susannah Woodhead [18??-19??] in Todmorden.

Children:

  1. Willie

The family lived at Walsden

Wade, WillieRef 157-4
[1892-1918] Son of William Thomas Wade.

Of Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Essex Regiment.

He died 19th April 1918 (aged 26).

He was buried at Pernes British Cemetery, France [Grave Ref I C 13].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

 

Wade surnameRef 157-2

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

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

Unattached BMDs for Wade:


Marriages 1883, 1907, 1935; Deaths 1809, 1898
 

The Wade family of HalifaxRef 157-599
William Wade was an early member of the family.

The family is discussed in the book Yorkshire Pedigrees

The Wade family of ShelfRef 157-834
See High Bentley Hall, Shelf



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