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Mr Wright [1???-17??]
Mr Wright [18??-18??]
Mr Wright [19??-19??]
Adam Wright [15??-16??]
Alfred William Wright [1835-1883]
Arthur Horton Wright [1???-1966]
Bernard Wright [19??-]
Clement Wright [1886-1917]
Clement Vernon Wright [1886-1949]
David Wright [17??-18??]
David Wright [17??-18??]
Donald Wright [1925-1943]
Edward Wright [1860-1910]
Rev Ernest Valentine Wright [19??-19??]
Frank Wright [1894-1915]
Fred Wright [1869-1937]
Frederick Norman Wright [1886-1917]
George Wright [17??-18??]
George Burkitt Wright [1870-19??]
George William Wright [1850-1928]
Henry Wright [1806-1906]
Henry Hodgson Wright [1870-1952]
Herbert Wright [1909-1944]
James Wright [17??-18??]
James Wright [1806-1848]
James Wright [1865-1941]
John Wright [16??-1710]
John Wright [17??-1740]
John Wright [17??-18??]
John Wright [17??-18??]
John Wright [17??-18??]
John Wright [18??-19??]
John Wright [1833-1898]
John Wright [1853-1930]
Dr John Crossley Wright [1866-1939]
John Henry Wright [1863-1945]
Dr John Hodgson Wright [1834-1898]
John William Wright [1879-1917]
Jonas Wright [17??-18??]
Rev Jonathan Wright [1659-1727]
Joseph Wright [16??-17??]
Kenneth Wright [19??-]
Leonard Wright [1890-1915]
Margaret Wright [17??-18??]
Mrs Margaret Wright [17??-18??]
Margaret Wright [18??-18??]
Matthew Wright [1???-1672]
Rachel Wright [1866-1930]
Richard Wright [1819-1855]
Dr Robert Wright [1???-18??]
Samuel Wright [1810-1873]
Sydney Paul Johnson Wright [1892-1918]
Thomas Wright [17??-1???]
Rev Thomas Wright [1707-1754]
Thomas Wright [1736-1???]
Titus Wright [1835-1877]
Walter Wright [18??-191?]
Walter Wright [18??-1916]
Walter Wright [1853-1909]
Walter Evelyn Wright [1884-1940]
Wilfrid H. Wright [18??-19??]
William Wright [1717-1779]
William Wright [1781-1847]
William Wright [1851-1911] 


Wright, Mr
[1???-17??] Vicar of Coley [1733] and Curate at Halifax [1740]

Wright, Mr
[18??-18??] Around 1870, He was landlord of a hostelry at Lee House, Ovenden Wood. This was known as Wright's Gardens, Ovenden Wood

Wright, Mr
[19??-19??] Partner in Carter & Wright (Engineers & Machine Tools) Limited

Wright, Adam
[15??-16??] Vicar of Elland [1592]

Wright, Alfred William
[1835-1883] Chemist and druggist at Elland

Wright, Arthur Horton
[1???-1966] Of Lightcliffe. Worsted spinner

Wright, Bernard
[19??-] Partner in Ardeth Engineering Limited

Wright, Clement
[1886-1917]

In [Q4] 1906, he married Martha Monk in Halifax.

They lived at 11 South Lane, Shelf

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 10th Battalion Royal Fusiliers.

He died 8th October 1917 (aged 31).

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [28-30, 162-162A & 163A], on the Memorial at Heywood's Chapel, Northowram, and on the Memorial at Saint Michael's & All Angels' Church, Shelf

Wright, Clement Vernon
[1886-1949] JP.

Son of Walter Wright.

He was an undergraduate [1909] / Chairman of Card Clothing & Belting Limited [1949].

In June 1912, he married Bertha Evelyn Robinson [1887-1954] at the Old Priory Church, Bridlington.


Bertha Evelyn was the daughter of Blanchard H. Robinson of Sands House, Sewerby, Bridlington
 

They lived at The High Trees, Heath Lane, Halifax [1949, 1954].

Clement Vernon died 14th December 1949.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £67,509 18/8d.

Probate was granted to his widow Bertha Evelyn, Dorothy Enid Dunsby (wife of Edward Dunsby), Joan Evelyn Wright (spinster), and Pauline Esme Steele (wife of John Steele).

Bertha Evelyn died in Scarborough [2nd May 1954].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £19,281 3/-.

Probate was granted to Dorothy Enid Dunsby (wife of Edward Dunsby), Joan Evelyn Buckingham (wife of Paul Somerset Buckingham), and Pauline Esme Steele (wife of John Steele

Wright, David
[17??-18??] Of Bradshaw.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Sarah [1784-1852] who married Jonathan Akroyd

Wright, David
[17??-18??] In the early 1800s, he established a partnership as cotton spinners at Lumb Mill, Warley with Samuel Garforth, John Garforth and John Wright. The partnership was dissolved in 1818 when he sold his share to John Garforth

Wright, Donald
[1925-1943] Son of Clara & Baldwin Frankland Murgatroyd Wright of Halifax.

He was educated at Heath Grammar School & Halifax School of Art.

He lived at 60 Ripon Street, Halifax.

During World War II, he served as an Ordinary Seaman with the Royal Navy.

at HMS Collingwood.

He died 18th June 1943 (aged 18).

He was buried at Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery, Hampshire [E 63 20].

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

Wright, Edward
[1860-1910] Born in Halifax.

He was a tailor (employer) [1891] / a tailor, own account (self employed) [1901].

He was in business at the junction of Lord Street and Bull Green, Halifax.

In 1882, he married Martha Ann Swallow [1861-19??] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Everett Octavius [1883-1897]
  2. Frederick Norman
  3. Augusta Marion [b 1893]
  4. Louis [1888-1897]
  5. Annie Theodosia [b 1898]

The family lived at

  • Clover Hill Terrace, Skircoat, Halifax [1891]
  • Oakwood House, Halifax [1901, 1910, 1911]
  • Oakwood, Glen Eldon Road, St Annes-on-Sea [1917]

Edward died [10th March 1910] (aged 50)  Probate records show that he left effects valued at £1,887.

Probate was granted to his widow Martha Ann.

After Edward's death, son Frederick Norman took over the tailoring business and moved it to Bull Close Lane, Halifax

Wright, Rev Ernest Valentine
[19??-19??] He was vicar of Hardwicke, Hereford before becoming Vicar of Copley [1950]

Wright, Frank
[1894-1915] Son of Alice & William Wright of 20 Commercial Street, Hebden Bridge.

Born in Hebden Bridge [15th April 1894].

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

He was killed in action [16th October 1915] (aged 21).

He was buried at Bard Cottage Cemetery, Belgium. [I E 9].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint James Church, Hebden Bridge

Wright, Fred
[1869-1937] Son of John Wright.

He was a wire drawer [1911].

He never married.

They lived at 28 Boothtown Road [1911].

He died in Halifax General Hospital [24th October 1937].

He was buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax. Probate records show that he left effects valued at £331 3/- to his elder brother James

Wright, Frederick Norman
[1886-1917] Son of Edward Wright

Born in Halifax.

When his father died [1910], Frederick Norman took over the family tailoring business and moved it to Bull Close Lane, Halifax.

In 1912, he married Sarah F Birkenhead in Halifax.

They lived at 67 New Park Road, Salford.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 906th Mechanical Transport Company Army Service Corps.

He was lost [4th May 1917] (aged 30)  when the troopship Transylvania, in which he was travelling, was torpedoed by German Submarine U-63 and sank 3 miles off the Italian coast in the Gulf of Genoa, with the loss of 42 lives.

He is remembered on the Savona Memorial, Italy.

In [Q2] 1922, Sarah Frances married Mr Parr in Barton upon Irwell.

They lived at 55 Gorse Street, Gorse Hill, Stretford, Manchester

Wright, George
[17??-18??] Halifax writer.

In 1816, he published Solitary Walks with epitaphs, elegies and inscriptions among the tombs

Wright, George Burkitt
[1870-19??] Born in Doncaster.

He was a shopkeeper, chemist / druggist [1901].

In [Q4] 1891, he married Catherine Mary Alsop [1867-19??] in Doncaster.


Catherine Mary was born in Doncaster
 

Children:

  1. Gladys Beatrice [b 1892]

The family lived at Albert Street, Hebden Bridge [1901]

Wright, George William
[1850-1928] Born in Morton in the Marsh, Gloucestershire.

In 1894, he married (1) Frances [1850-1903] in Halifax.


Frances / Fanny was the daughter of
Henry Drake, widow of Joe Helliwell, and landlady at the Old King Cross Inn
 

George William took over as landlord of the Old King Cross Inn [1894-1905].

Fanny died in 1903.

In [Q1] 1911, he married (2) Alice Viney [1872-19??] in Halifax.


Alice was from Bridgwater, Somerset
 

The family lived at Stonecliffe, Savile Park [1911, 1928].

George William died 3rd October 1928.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £21,226 5/4d.

Probate was granted to his widow Alice and Ernest Charles Lewin (merchant) 

Wright, Henry
[1806-1906] Born in Norfolk.

He moved to Halifax and worked as woolstapler.

On 2nd October 1830, he married Hannah Hodgson [1810-1878].


Hannah was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Mary J. [b 1832]
  2. John Hodgson

The family lived at

  • Camberwell, Surrey [1851]
  • Warley [1870]

Henry died shortly after his 100th birthday He was buried at Sion Congregational Church, Halifax

Wright, Henry Hodgson
[1870-1952] Son of Dr John Hodgson Wright.

He studied electrical engineering in Zurich, Switzerland. In 1897, he founded Wright Electric Motors.

In 1901, he lived with his brother, Francis and his sister, Mary Evelyn at 8 Park Road, Halifax.

He died at Knaresborough

Wright, Herbert
[1909-1944] Son of Agnes & Edmunson Wright.

He married Edna.

They lived at Hove Edge, Brighouse.

During World War II, he served as a Sergeant with the 51st Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He died 11th August 1944 (aged 35).

He was buried at Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany [4 A 9]

Wright, James
[17??-18??] On 28th September 1822, he placed a notice in The Leeds Mercury
Whereas, I, James Wright bar-keeper at Kirklees Bar in the township of Hartshead-cum-Clifton, did, on Saturday evening the 14th day of September instant about 9 o'clock, without any just cause, assault Mr George Ibbotson, of the township of Hartshead-cum-Clifton, solicitor, by seizing hold of his horse's bridle, and stopping him upon the public highway, near Kirklees Bar, in breach of the King's Peace, for which a prosecution has been commenced against me, but in consequence of my publicly acknowledging the offence in The Leeds Mercury and The Leeds Intelligencer, and paying the costs thereof, and all the costs incident to such prosecution, the same hath been discontinued. Now I do hereby acknowledge my sincere contrition for the offence, and thank the aforesaid George Ibbotson for his lenity, and promise never to do the like again. Witness my hand this [date]

Wright, James
[1806-1848] Born in Northowram

He was a weaver [1826].

On 23rd Oct 1826, he married Rachel Horner in Halifax.


Rachel was the daughter of
Stephen Horner
 

Children:

  1. Ann [b 1829]
  2. Sarah [b 1831]
  3. John
  4. Titus

The children were born in Northowram.

The couple died in ^nram^: Rachel [] (aged 1846); James [] (aged 1848) 

Wright, James
[1865-1941] Son of John Wright.

Born in Northowram.

He was a stone mason [1906] / a builder & house repairer [1911].

On 8th December 1906, he married Ruth Mann [1865-1931] in Halifax.


Ruth was born in Halifax, the daughter of Thomas Pearson Mann
 

They had no children.

The family lived at Brier Street, Boothtown [1911].

James died at Gordon Street, Boothtown [3rd January 1941].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £792 14/5d to his nephew Jack Hollas and Reginald George Skinner Bowditch (solicitor's clerk) 

Wright, John
[16??-1710] An innkeeper of Bailiff Bridge.


Question: Does anyone know which inn this may have been?

 

In March 1710, he was found dead in the lane near his home.

The Northowram Register records

it's said that he was sadly drunk

His wife died in May 1710

Wright, John
[17??-1740] A Halifax cabinet-maker.

He married Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Cordingley.

Children:

  1. Thomas

They lived at Mulcture Hall, Halifax

Wright, John
[17??-18??] Cotton spinner at Stubbing Mill, Erringden / Hebble End Mill [1820s-1834]. In 1834, he employed 46 workers

Wright, John
[17??-18??] In the early 1800s, he established a partnership as cotton spinners at Lumb Mill, Warley with Samuel Garforth, John Garforth and David Wright. The partnership was dissolved in 1818 when David Wright sold his share to John Garforth

Wright, John
[17??-18??] Cotton manufacturer at Kebroyd Lower Mill [until 1806].

In 1806, he was declared bankrupt

Wright, John
[18??-19??] He married Margaret [18??-19??].

Children:

  1. Leonard

The family lived at 25 Lower George Street, Todmorden [1915].

See Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension

Wright, John
[1833-1898] Son of James Wright.

He was a stone mason [1863].

Children:

  1. James
  2. Rachel
  3. Fred
  4. Ada [1874-1938] who married Thomas Hollas

The children were born in Northowram.

The couple died in Boothtown: John [25th May 1898]; Hannah [20th April 1917]

They were buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax

Wright, John
[1853-1930] Born in Westlinton, Cumberland [10th October 1853].

He married Ann [1852-1948].

Children:

  1. unknown

Around 1900, the family moved to Lightcliffe.

He became coachman for Sir William Henry Aykroyd.

John and Ann were the first occupants of the Watkinson Almshouses, Lightcliffe

Wright, Dr John Crossley
[1866-1939] MA, MB, BC, CM.

Son of Dr John Hodgson Wright.

He was Physician and surgeon [1895] / Medical Officer at the Halifax Infirmary & Dispensary [1895] / Honorary Medical Officer at the Royal Halifax Infirmary [1905].

In 1903, he was one of the first people to be granted a car registration and a motor drivers' licence.

In 1899, he married Florence Le Mottee [1879-19??] from Preston, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Geoffrey [b 1901]
  2. Hugh Crossley [b 1905]

The family lived at 4 Park Road, Halifax [1894, 1901, 1911].

He died in Gloucestershire.

See Beatrice Cooke

Wright, John Henry
[1863-1945] Son of Titus Wright.

He was a dyer's labourer [1884].

On 25th December 1884, he married Sarah Elizabeth Hainsworth [1864-1947] at St Thomas's Church, Claremount.


Sarah Elizabeth was born in Halifax
 

Wright, Dr John Hodgson
[1834-1898] JP, MRCS.

Son of Henry Wright.

He was educated at Longfield Academy, Halifax / a doctor with a surgery at Doctor Lane [1860s] / Medical Officer at the Halifax Infirmary & Dispensary [1895].

In 1870, he gave evidence at the trial of Walter Crabtree.

In 1871, he and John Haigh Fuller, who were the executors of John Haigh, leased Savile Hall, Halifax to John Lewis.

On 1st June 1865, he married (1) Elizabeth Crossley at Square Congregational Chapel.


Elizabeth was the daughter of John Crossley
 

Children:

  1. John Crossley
  2. Henry Hodgson

Elizabeth died (possibly) in childbirth in 1870.

He married (2) Mary [1848-1???].

Children:

  1. Hannah Lilian Wheatley [b 1868] who married [1909] John Maw Waite from Manchester
  2. Ethel [1873-1914]
  3. Mary Evelyn [b 1874]
  4. Hilda [b 1877]
  5. Francis Whitworth [b 1882]

The family lived at

He is mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1898 He died at Pontefract.

He was buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell [28th January 1898].

See Halifax Ragged School

Wright, John William
[1879-1917] Son of William Wright.

Born in Milnthorpe, Westmorland.

He was a coachman of 10 Penuel Place, Siddal [1899] / a domestic coachman [1901, 1911] / groom & coachman to Mr Whitworth, Sir Frederick Whitley Thomson & Sir George Fisher-Smith.

He married Flora Merrett [1878-19??] at All Saints' Church, Dudwell.


Flora, of 10 Penuel Place, Siddal, was the daughter of George Merrett, seaman
 

Children:

  1. Elsie [1901-1905]
  2. Gladys [b 1902]
  3. Harry [b 1904]
  4. Phyllis [b 1910]

They lived at

  • 1 Birdcage Lane, Skircoat [1901]
  • Spring Hall, Shelf [1911]
  • 48 Capthorne Road, Bradford

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 12th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died 3rd May 1917 (aged 38).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [4 & 5]

Wright, Jonas
[17??-18??] Corn dealer at Bailiff Bridge mill [1822]

Wright, Rev Jonathan
[1659-1727] Son of Joseph Wright.

Born in Hipperholme.

He trained at Frankland's Academy [April 1680]. He preached at Idle and Horton. He was ordained at Bradford [1694]. On 20th November 1700, he married Dorothy, widow of Rev W. Courlass from Marston. He preached at Lightcliffe. He preached in private houses. In 1715, he established a Nonconformist society at Hove Edge. The Lightcliffe and Hove Edge groups discontinued after his death

Wright, Joseph
[16??-17??] In 1694, he obtained a licence for preaching at his house – near Langley House – in Hipperholme.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Jonathan

Wright, Kenneth
[19??-] Partner in Ardeth Engineering Limited

Wright, Leonard
[1890-1915] Son of John Wright.

Of Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/9th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He died 6th June 1915 (aged 25).

He is remembered on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli [58-72 / 218-219], and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Wright, Margaret
[17??-18??] Hatter at Woolshops, Halifax [1850]

Wright, Mrs Margaret
[17??-18??] Cloth cap maker at Woolshops, Halifax [1850]

Wright, Margaret
[18??-18??] Hatter at Woolshops, Halifax [1850]

Wright, Matthew
[1???-1672] Of Bradford.

He was buried at the Quaker Burial Ground, Halifax [Grave Ref: 1].

The epitaph there reads

[he gave] this parcel of ground for a burying place to the Children of Light called Quakers

Wright, Rachel
[1866-1930] Daughter of John Wright.

She was a domestic cook in Huddersfield [1911].

She never married.

She died at 10 Sykes Terrace, Shroggs Road [19th September 1930].

She was buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax in the family vault

Wright, Richard
[1819-1855] A law stationer of Halifax.

He died after a long illness, at the house of his sister, in Fossgate, York

Wright, Dr Robert
[1???-18??] Surgeon at Brighouse [1840]

Wright, Samuel
[1810-1873] Son of William Wright.

He was a butcher in Shelf [1841] / a butcher in Swine Market, Halifax [1847]. He also traded as a cattle dealer, travelling throughout the North of England.

In [Q4] 1845, he married Elizabeth Ayrton in Halifax.


Elizabeth, of Holdsworth, was the daughter of David Ayrton
 

Children:

  1. David [1846-1900]
  2. Sara Hannah [1848-1909] who married Walter Broadhead
  3. Henrietta [1850-1897]
  4. Joe [1852-1876]
  5. Walter
  6. Ann [1855-1884]
  7. Sam Ayrton [1868-1934]

On 4th October 1873, he was travelling by train when he left the train in Bolton Station to urinate in the privacy of the railway tunnel. He was knocked down and killed by a passing train.

He was buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell

Wright, Sydney Paul Johnson
[1892-1918] Son of Margaret and John Wright of 25 Lower George Street, Todmorden.

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

He died 21st March 1918 (aged 26).

He is remembered on the Pozières Memorial, France, and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Wright, Thomas
[17??-1???] Proprietor of the Leeds Intelligencer.

He married Frances, daughter of Jeremiah Holroyd

Wright, Rev Thomas
[1707-1754] AB.

Born in Blackburn, Lancashire [12th August 1707].

He was educated at Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Blackburn & St John's College Cambridge. He was Usher at Blackburn Grammar School [1727-1731].

Like fellow-antiquarian, Watson, he was Curate at Halifax [1732] and Curate at Ripponden [1750-1754].

In 1738, he wrote a history of Halifax, The Antiquities of the Town of Halifax in Yorkshire.

On 23rd July 1730, he married (1) Grace Houworthand [17??-1741].

On 10th August 1742, he married (2) Grace Hartley [17??-17??].

He died [8th June 1754].

He was buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden.

In 1864, his grandson, Thomas Wright, edited his grandfather's autobiography

Wright, Thomas
[1736-1???] Son of John Wright.

He attended Natty Binns's School.

He wrote an autobiography which gives many details of the district.

See Dr Nettleton

Wright, Titus
[1835-1877] Son of James Wright.

Born in Northowram

He was a weaver [1861].

On 4th March 1861, he married Jane Gaskin [1838-1916] in Halifax.


Jane was born in Northowram
 

Children:

  1. John Henry
  2. Annis [1868-1914] who married Thomas William Gaukrodger

The children were born in Halifax.

Titus died in Northowram [15th December 1877].

He was buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax

Wright, Walter
[18??-191?] He was employed by Baldwin & Walker Limited.

He served during World War I.

He (possibly) died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Baldwin & Walker Roll of Honour

Wright, Walter
[18??-1916] Born in Elland.

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

He was killed in action in France / Flanders [23rd October 1916].

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

Wright, Walter
[1853-1909] Son of Samuel Wright.

Born in Halifax.

He was a manufacturer (leather belts) [1891].

In [Q1] 1881, he married Sarah Coggan [1859-1925] in West Butterwick, Lincolnshire.

Children:

  1. Walter Evelyn
  2. Clement Vernon
  3. Dorothy Ayrton [1889-1932]

The family lived at Elm Grove, Skircoat [1909].

Living with them [in 1891] was visitor Caroline Coggan [b  1853].

Walter died [20th September 1909].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £48,337 18/7d

[Resworn £49,398 3/9d]. Probate was granted to his widow Sarah, and son Walter Evelyn

Wright, Walter Evelyn
[1884-1940] JP.

Son of Walter Wright.

Born in Halifax.

He was a mill owner / Managing Director of Fleming, Birkby & Goodall Limited / a Governor & Trustee of the Waterhouse Charities / President of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce / a member of the Board of Management of the Royal Halifax Infirmary / President of the Halifax Light Opera Society [1931-1937] / a member of the Lodge of Probity / one of the founders of the Victory [No 3922] Masonic Lodge.

In [Q1] 1911, he married (1) Edith Bertha Murgatroyd in Halifax.


Edith Bertha was the daughter of John Henry Murgatroyd
 

Children:

  1. Walter E. [b 1915]
  2. John A. [b 1912]

The family lived at Heath Bank, Halifax.

Edith Bertha died [25th December 1933].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £13,298 19/6d.

Probate was granted to her husband Walter Evelyn, Harold Ingham Bearder (solicitor), and John Ayrton Wright (student).

In October 1938, he married (2) Alice Brook at Holborn Register Office, London.


Alice was the daughter of James Brook of Lightcliffe
 

He lived at Savile Lea, Halifax [1933, 1936], Savile House, Halifax [1936], and Rowan Garth, Ben Rhydding [1940]

Walter Evelyn died [18th November 1940].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £136,347 16/3d.

Probate was granted to Lloyds Bank Limited

Wright, Wilfrid H.
[18??-19??] In 1918, he married Irene Mary Chatterley, daughter of Thomas Quinsey.

Children:

  1. Patricia M. [b 1920]

Wright, William
[1717-1779] Halifax ironmonger.

He married Sarah [1718-1786].

Children:

  1. William [1752-1756]
  2. Francis [1759-1794]

There is a memorial to members of the family in Halifax Parish Church. The epitaph on the memorial is recorded in the book Monumental & Other Inscriptions

Wright, William
[1781-1847] He was landlord of the Stone Chair, Shelf [1841, 1847].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Samuel

Wright, William
[1851-1911] Born in Colchester, Essex.

He was a gardener, domestic servant [1881] / a coachman [1891] / a labourer for mason [1901].

He married Jane [1849-1???].


Jane was born in Crosthwaite / Underbarrow, Westmorland.

The widowed Jane was a charwoman [1911]

 

Children:

  1. Martha [b 1877] who was a worsted spinner [1891]
  2. John William Wright
  3. Margaret [b 1883] who was a worsted twister [1901], and married William Ward Pickles
  4. Charles [b 1884]
  5. Thomas [b 1886] who was a domestic groom [1901]
  6. Mary Ann [b 1889] who was a worsted spinner [1901], a worsted twister [1911]

The family lived at

  • 2 Nether Street, Nether Graveship, Kendal, Westmorland [1881]
  • 10 Bell Hall, Skircoat, Halifax [1891]
  • 10 Scarborough Street, Skircoat [1901]
  • 13 Helm Street, King Cross, Halifax [1911]

William died [Q1 1911] (aged 60) 

 

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

Unattached BMDs for Wright:


Marriages 1861, 1899, 1907, 1908, 1914, 1922; Death 1907
 

The Wright family of Kirby Leas
Of Kirby Leas



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