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

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

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Williams, MrRef 351-1395
[17??-1808] Artist. He taught drawing at several academies in Halifax

Williams, A. G.Ref 351-1029
[19??-19??] Deacon of Todmorden [1959]

Williams, ArnoldRef 351-474
[1890-1958] Liberal MP for Sowerby [1923-1924].

He lived at Thorpe House, Triangle [1923, 1924]

Williams, Rev DanielRef 351-1050
[18??-19??] Curate at Ripponden [1913] and Perpetual curate at St Michael & All Angels' Church, Cornholme [1914]

Williams, Rev E. O.Ref 351-939
[18??-19??] MA.

He was Curate-in-Charge of St Michael's Mission, Halifax, Curate at Halifax Parish Church [1906], and Vicar of Heptonstall [1907-1912] In 1912, he was appointed vicar of Lindley [Huddersfield]

Williams, E. W.Ref 351-1898
[18??-19??] Tailor at Brighouse.

In October 1885, he was declared bankrupt

Williams, EdwardRef 351-766
[1880-1916] Born in Walsall.

He worked for the Halifax Corporation Highways Department.

He lived at 17 Gibson Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted [April 1915], and served as a Private with the 10th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was gassed and treated in England before returning to his unit.

He was killed in action [4th October 1916] (aged 36).

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

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Williams, ElizaRef 351-4
[1879-19??] Born in Liverpool.

She was one of the children who came to the district and worked as a worsted rover at Calvert's Mill at Wainstalls.

She lived with Amos Bentley [1901]

Williams, EmmaRef 351-464
[1983-] Actress, singer and dancer from Illingworth.

She has made many appearances on TV, film and stage

Williams, Francis LittletonRef 351-208
[1891-1915] Son of Sarah & John Williams of 1 Trevena Terrace, Newquay, Cornwall.

Born in Lostwithiel.

He was a blacksmith with Lord Brothers.

His sister lived at 15 Russel Street, Todmorden.

During World War I, he enlisted in Todmorden, and served as a Private with the 1st/6th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He was killed in action at Gallipoli [4th June 1915] (aged 24).

He is remembered on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli [Grave Ref 58-72 / 218-219],

He is remembered on Todmorden War Memorial, on the Memorial at Saint Paul's Church, Cross Stone, on the Memorial at York Street Wesleyan Methodist Church, and on the Memorial at York Street Wesleyan Methodist Church

Williams, FrankRef 351-2718
[18??-19??] Player with Halifax RLFC [1914]. He won caps for Wales and for Great Britain while at Halifax

Williams, Rev G. M.Ref 351-1030
[19??-19??] Baptist minister at Todmorden. In September 1959, he moved to Barnstaple, Devon

Williams, Rev George JohnRef 351-1361
[18??-19??] He trained at Hackney College before becoming Minister at Sion Congregational Church, Halifax [1902, 1905]. He lived at 4 Heathfield Terrace, Skircoat Green Road

Williams, George MansellRef 351-647
[1876-1???] Born in Gloucestershire. He lived in Mytholmroyd. He was a member of the Calder Valley Poets

Williams, Rev H.Ref 351-724
[18??-19??] Vicar of Siddal [19??]

Williams, HarryRef 351-351
[1891-1917] Of Cross Lane, Todmorden.

He was a member of St Paul's Church, Cross Stone.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 5th Battalion Canadian Infantry.

He was killed in action at Vimy Ridge [9th April 1917] (aged 26).

He was buried at Bois-Carre British Cemetery, Thelus, France [Grave Ref CC 4].

He is remembered on Todmorden War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Paul's Church, Cross Stone

Williams, IdrisRef 351-988
[19??-1???] In the 1930s, he played football for Blackpool and for Halifax AFC.

In [Q3] 1951, he married Doreen Tattersall in Halifax.


Doreen was the daughter of Raymond Tattersall
 

Williams, JamesRef 351-3
[1863-19??] Born in Barnet, Middlesex.

He was a clay miner [1901].

In 1892, he married Rose Annie [1868-19??] in Sheffield.


Rose Annie was born in Sheffield
 

Children:

  1. Lucy M. [b 1889]
  2. Harry [b 1896]
  3. Emma [b 1897]
  4. Selina [b 1899]

They lived at Holden Gate, Bacup Road, Todmorden [1901].

Living with them [in 1901] were Rose's sister Jenny Hill & her 2 children

Williams, Rev JohnRef 351-1364
[17??-18??] He served at Norton, Derbyshire before becoming Minister at Northgate End Chapel [1804-1811]. In 1810 [or 1811], he moved to Mansfield

Williams, JohnRef 351-1952
[1858-19??] He was a farmer at Sunny Bank Farm, Southowram [1911]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. child
  2. child
  3. child
  4. child
  5. child

Williams, JohnRef 351-919
[1881-1918] He was employed at Park Mill Colliery, Wakefield / a reservist.

In [Q2] 1915, he married Clara Culpan in Halifax.

They lived at 16 Woodhead Terrace, New Pellon.

During World War I, he was called-up [August 1914], and served as a Sergeant with the 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 31st August 1918 (aged 37).

He was buried at A. I. F. Burial Ground, Flers, France [Grave Ref I D 19].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Williams, John HenryRef 351-209
[1882-1918] Of 12 Carr Green, Todmorden.

He was a coal merchant / a territorial.

During World War I, he was called-up [August 1914], and served as a Corporal with the 1st/7th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He served in Egypt, the Dardanelles & in France.

He died of multiple wounds in the Casualty Clearing Station [28th September 1918] (aged 36).

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Williams, Rev John PandyRef 351-458
[1850-1907] Born in Upper Boat, Glamorganshire.

He trained at Brecon College and served at Llannelli and other places in Wales [1873] before becoming Minister at West End Congregational Church, Sowerby Bridge [1885].

He was pastor of London Road Congregational Church, Derby [1900]

He married Mary [1852-19??].


Mary [1852-19??] was born in Teley Bont, Brecknockshire
 

Children:

  1. Annie [b 1875] who married [25th September 1900] Harry Sturgess [b 1878] (mineral water manufacturer from Derby) 
  2. Bessie [b 1878]
  3. John T. [b 1880]

They lived at Heather Brac, Whitaker Road, Derby [1901].

Living with them [in 1901] was niece Annie Williams [aged 16]

He moved to Rhyl.

On 19th July 1907, he was driving in a carriage with his daughter Annie and a cousin when the pony was frightened by a cyclist and took fright. The entire party was thrown out of the conveyance. Rev Williams later complained of acute pain and died. Doctors attributed the death to peritonitis caused by his injuries

Williams, John RobertRef 351-2
[1888-1915]

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers.

He was killed in action [16th May 1915] (aged 27).

He is remembered at Stoney Royd Cemetery, on the Le Touret Memorial, France [Grave Ref 13 & 14], and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Williams, MarthaRef 351-1000
[1877-19??] Born in Liverpool.

She was one of the children who came to the district and worked as a worsted spinner at Calvert's Mill at Wainstalls.

She lived with John Rushworth [1891]

Williams, Mary E.Ref 351-1001
[1878-19??] Born in Liverpool.

She was one of the children who came to the district and worked as a worsted spinner at Calvert's Mill at Wainstalls.

She lived with Amos Bentley [1891, 1901]

Williams, PercyRef 351-1117
[1878-1950] FRIBA. Principal of Clement Williams & Sons.

He married Edith Miranda

Williams, Ralph EustaceRef 351-924
[1887-1918] Son of W. Clement Williams.

Born in Halifax.

He was an architect (own account) [1911] / a partner in Clement Williams & Sons / a member of St James [No 448] Masonic Lodge.

He lived at Althorpe, Halifax.

During World War I, he volunteered [1915], and joined the Public Schools Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers and fought in France. He was commissioned and served as a 2nd Lieutenant with the 19th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He died 28th June 1918 (aged 32).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [6th July 1918].

He was buried at Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, France [Grave Ref III C 10].

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

Williams, SamsonRef 351-262
[19??-19??] JP.

He was Mayor of Brighouse [1961-1962]

Williams, WilliamRef 351-446
[17??-17??] FSA.

Originally a strolling player. He settled in Halifax where he worked as a printer and draughtsman. He became a well-known portrait and landscape painter. He taught several local artists, including John Horner and Nathan Fielding. In 1770, he exhibited at the Royal Academy. In 1775, he produced the illustrations for Watson's History & Antiquities of The Parish of Halifax in Yorkshire. In 1791, he wrote An Essay On Halifax which was published anonymously

Williams, William ClementRef 351-146
[1847-19??] FRIBA.

Born in Retford, Nottinghamshire.

He was an architect & partner in Clement Williams & Sons & Horsfall & Williams.

The practice designed many local buildings, including:

In [Q1] 1874, he married Mary Oatway [1851-19??] in Bideford, Devon.


Mary was born in Bideford
 

Children:

  1. Edgar Clement W. [b 1875] who was a 3 colour? operator [1911]
  2. Mabel [b 1877]
  3. Harold Percy [b 1878] who was an architect [1901], an architect (own account) [1911]
  4. Edith [b 1881]
  5. George F. [b 1886]
  6. Ralph Eustace

They lived at

  • 15 Craven Terrace, Halifax [1881]
  • 13 Aked's Road, Halifax [1891, 1901, 1905]
  • Althorpe, Rothwell Road, Halifax [1918]

Living with them [in 1881 was his brother Alfred C B Williams [b Carmarthen 1863] (architect's pupil).

Living with them [in 1891, 1901, 1911] was sister-in-law Susan Oatway [b 1841].

See

Williams, William J.Ref 351-2714
[18??-19??] Player with Halifax RLFC [1908-1910]. He won caps for Wales while at Halifax

Williams, Mrs WinifredRef 351-1021
[1???-19??] Born in Stainland.

She was a teacher at Bolton Brow School, Sowerby Bridge.

In 1936, she wrote a collection of psychological short stories published by Constable entitled Fellow Mortals. She went to live in Leeds

 

 

Williams surnameRef 351-1
There are over 20 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Williams, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.


Unattached BMDs for Williams

Marriages 1810, 1887, 1891, 1907, 1936; Deaths 1808, 1897

 




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