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Bates, MrRef 115-2248
[17??-18??] First Minister at the General Baptist Church, Haley Hill [1780]. Offence at his doctrinal views led to his speedy resignation

Bates, AlfredRef 115-2319
[18??-18??] In 1874, he had a fancy repository at 9 Broad Street, Halifax

Bates, AlfredRef 115-31
[1913-1944] Son of Alice & Mr Bates.

He married May.

They lived at 4 Catherine Street, Elland.

During World War II, he served as a Private with the 2nd/4th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died 10th September 1944.

He was buried at Coriano Ridge War Cemetery, Italy [Grave Ref XIX J 11].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Elland Working Men's Club

Bates, BenjaminRef 115-74
[1828-1905] Born 29th October 1828.

He was a retired wheelwright [1901].

In [Q2] 1851, he married Sarah Greenwood [1829-1899] in Halifax.


Sarah was born 21st December 1829
 

Children:

  1. Greenwood Bates
  2. Wright
  3. Fred
  4. Sarah E. [b 1870]

Sarah died 14th December 1899.

Benjamin died in Halifax [19th October 1905].

Members of the family were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden (Grave Ref: Gm15

Bates, Benjamin HopkinsonRef 115-1087
[18??-18??] Of Rastrick.

Son of Joseph Bates.

He carried on his father's business in India. In 1833, he was joined by his younger brother, Edward.

He married Elizabeth Ledgard


Elizabeth was the daughter of William Edward Ledgard
 

Bates, Benjamin PatchettRef 115-29
[1860-1???] Son of Samuel Bates, tailor & draper.

Born in Halifax.

He was a pawnbroker's assistant [1883] / book keeper for stuff merchant [1891] / a boiler maker's labourer [1901] / a book keeper [1911].

In 1883, he married Amelia Speight [1860-1???] at All Saints, Wakefield.


Amelia, of Wakefield, was the daughter of John Hill Speight, builder
 

Children:

  1. Beatrice [b 1885] who was an underclothing machinist  [1901]
  2. Mabel Annie [b 1888] who was a woollen doffer [1901], a  laundress [1911]
  3. Gladys Mary [b 1891] who was a toffee packer [1911]
  4. John Herbert
  5. Florence Marion [b 1897]
  6. Arnold Patchett [b 1902]

They lived at

  • 7 Chester Street, Horton, Bradford [1891]
  • 1 Allerton Place, Halifax [1901]
  • 13 Milton Street, Halifax [1911]

Living with them [in 1891] was brother-in-law (?) John H. Speight [b 1855] (tobacconist) 

Bates, BrianRef 115-1112
[1???-1???] He bequeathed Bates's Gift

Bates, CharlesRef 115-51
[1918-1982] Son of Charles William Bates.

He married Eileen.

Charles died 27th June 1982 (aged 64).

Members of the family were buried at Sowerby Bridge Cemetery with his parents

Bates, Charles WilliamRef 115-39
[1872-1937] Son of Nathaniel Bates.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was a machine maker's assistant [1881] / a machine maker [1891, 1901] / a textile engineer [1911] / an engineer [1917] / with William Bates & Son Company Limited.

In [Q1] 1898, he married Mary Alice Johnson [1876-1947] in Salford, Lancashire.


Mary Alice was born in Salford, Lancashire
 

Children:

  1. Annie Johnson [1899-1902]
  2. William Robert
  3. Nathaniel [1903-6th January 1987]
  4. Ellen [1905-20th December 1963] who was buried with her  parents
  5. Mary Ann [b 1907]
  6. Annie
  7. Charles

They lived at

  • 7 Hulme Street, Sowerby Bridge [1901]
  • Rose Villa, Beech Road, Sowerby Bridge [1911]

Charles William died 15th March 1937 (aged 64).

Mary Alice died 13th December 1947 (aged 72).

Members of the family were buried at Sowerby Bridge Cemetery

Bates, E.Ref 115-1432
[17??-18??] Manufacturer at Greetland.

In March 1818, he was declared bankrupt

Bates, Edgar DixonRef 115-22
[1885-1917] Son of Walter Bates.

Born in Halifax.

He was a creeler (weaving shed) [1901] / a carpet weaver [1911] / employed in the Victoria Shed of Crossley's Carpets.

In [Q3] 1911, he married Ann Bateman at St George's Church, Ovenden.

They lived at 1 Sykes Terrace, Shroggs Road, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted [July 1916], and served as a Private with the 1st/8th Battalion Durham Light Infantry.

He died of wounds in hospital in France [1st March 1917].

The Halifax Courier [24th March 1917] reported his death with a photograph.

He was buried at Bray Military Cemetery, France [Grave Ref II C 11.]

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

Bates, EdwardRef 115-3307
[18??-18??] Beerseller at an unidentified beerhouse in Sowerby Bridge [around 1860].


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

 

In 1860, he was charged with using grains of paradise in brewing. He was fined £50

Bates, Sir EdwardRef 115-1337
[1816-1896] JP, DL.

Son of Joseph Bates.

Born at Spring Hall, Halifax.

In 1833, he went out to Calcutta to join his older brother, Benjamin Hopkinson, and spent 16 years there.

He worked mainly in Calcutta and Bombay, until he returned to England in 1848, and began business as a ship-owner and India merchant at Liverpool.

He built up a fleet of 130 ships, one of which was named Jamsetjee Cursetjee after his partner in Bombay. He established Edward Bates & Sons.

In 1837, he married (1) Charlotte Elizabeth Umfreville-Smith [18??-1841].

Children:

  1. daughter
  2. daughter
  3. daughter

On 25th June 1844, he married (2) Ellen Thompson.


Ellen was the daughter of Thomas Thompson of Hessle
 

Children:

  1. Edward Percy

He was Conservative MP for Plymouth [1871-1880, 1885-1892]. He was created 1st Baronet Bates of Bellefield, Lancashire [1880]. He was DL for Lancashire and Hampshire

Bates, Edward PercyRef 115-1362
[1845-19??] Son of Sir Edward Bates.

He married Constance Elizabeth Graves


Constance Elizabeth was the daughter of Samuel R. Graves MP for Liverpool
 

Bates, EliRef 115-5080
[17??-1835] Of Greetland.

He died in April 1835 after a very short illness.

An obituary noted

[Mr Bates was] much respected.

This is the individual who was turned out of possession (by the sheriff in an action of ejectment, at the suit of a sub-tenant) of some property which he had long held as a sub-tenant to the late Mr Dyson of Clay House, Greetland, and after under Mr Dyson's executors or his widow, which property is belonging to Rishworth School Mr Bates was never either a tenant or sub-tenant, or sub-sub-tenant to the individuals who brought the action against him

Bates, Ellen PrestonRef 115-3232
[1809-1882] Daughter of John Oldfield Bates.

In 1850, she and her sisters had a school in Halifax.

In 1851, she was head of the household at their Westgate home.

In 1861, she was still head of the household and

unmarried. independent proproprietor of houses

She was elected to the Halifax Tradesmen's Benevolent Institution [1870];

Bates, EllisRef 115-19
[1892-1918] Son of Joseph Bates.

Born in Halifax [31st July 1892].

He was a cotton weaver [1911] / a porter at Elland Railway Station.

He lived with his parents at 379 Huddersfield Road, Salterhebble.

During World War I, he enlisted with the York & Lancaster Regiment and he served as a Private with the 1st Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He had been in France for 5 months when he died of wounds in the Casualty Clearing Station in France [21st March 1918]. The Halifax Courier [6th April 1918] reported his death with a photograph.

He was buried at Nine Elms British Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref X F 15].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Bates, ElyRef 115-43
[1784-1835]

He married Betty [1772-1841].

Children:

  1. Stephen who died 15th March 1805 (aged 7 weeks & 1 day) 
  2. Stephen 28th September 1811 (aged 42 weeks & 2 days) 
  3. Daniel who died 3rd March 1822 (aged 26 hours) 
  4. Richard who died the 3rd day of March 1826 (aged 25  months) 
  5. Thomas who died 9th February 1829 (aged 8 years & 6  months) 
  6. William [1812-7th April 1829] who died aged 16 years & 8  months

They lived at Hullen Edge, Elland [1805].

Ely died 9th April 1835 (aged 51).

Betty died 9th July 1841 (aged 69).

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: D17]

Bates, ElyRef 115-1138
[1788-1861] JP.

Born in Halifax.

He was a book keeper [1811] / partner in Eli Bates & Company [1829] / a cloth-merchant [1841] / a magistrate [1851] / woollen & stuff merchant [1851] / on the Grand Jury at the Assizes.

In March 1818, he was declared bankrupt.

He and his business partner, James Hoatson, contributed a total of £750 towards the building of Harrison Road Chapel, Carlton Street.

On 6th August 1811, he married Hannah Cockin.


Hannah was the eldest daughter of Rev Joseph Cockin
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth who died 4th December 1813 (aged 1 year & 7  months) 
  2. Joseph Cockin who died 26th June 1817 (aged 3 years & 5  months) 
  3. Ann who died 8th March 1817 (aged 15 months)   
  4. Joseph William [b 1821] who was a merchant [1841]

The children were baptised at Square Chapel Independent, Halifax on the 16th of January 1816.

They lived at

  • Gibbet Street, Halifax [1841]
  • West Hill, Halifax [1851, 1860, 1861]

The children () were buried at Square Independent Chapel, Halifax

Hannah died 25th July 1860 (aged 80).

Ely died at West Hill [27th October 1861] (aged 73) 

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 336] with their niece Marion Copeland [1815-15th October 1900].

See Bradford & Keighley Insurance Company Halifax, Halifax, Bradford & Keighley Insurance Company, Partners in Halifax Commercial Banking Company, Halifax General Cemetery Company and West Yorkshire Railway Company

Bates, ElyRef 115-3568
[18??-18??] Grocer of New Bank, Halifax.


Question: Does anyone know whether this man is related to Ely Bates?

 

He married Ann [1829-1861].

Ann was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 2251]

Bates, ErnestRef 115-8
[1876-19??] Born in Halifax.

He was a worsted overlooker.

On 16th Oct 1902, he married Lydia Ann Boocock in Halifax.


Lydia Ann was the daughter of
Titus Boocock
 

Children:

  1. Thomas Ernest [b 1905]
  2. Ruby [b 1909]

Lydia Ann died in Wharfedale in 1949

Bates, FredRef 115-72
[1865-1941] Son of Benjamin Bates.

Born in Ovenden [3rd March 1865].

He was a worsted winder [1891] / a journeyman joiner [1939].

In [Q1] 1890, he married Jane Marshall [1864-1894] in Halifax.


Jane was born in Leeds.

She was a worsted winder [1891]

 

Jane died 27th October 1894 (aged 30).

In [Q2] 1899, he married (2) Louisa Crabtree [1875-1901] in Halifax.

Louisa died 7th March 1901 (aged 26).

The family lived at

  • 22 Bradshaw Lane, Ovenden [1901]
  • Prospect Terrace, Ovenden [1891]
  • 76 Ford Hill, Queensbury (living with Greenwood Bates &  family) [1939]

Fred died 17th February 1941 (aged 76).

He & his wives were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden (Grave Ref: Fm03

Bates, FrederickRef 115-54
[1844-1887] Son of William Bates.

Of William Bates, Son & Company Limited.

In [Q3] 1864, he married Barbara Shepherd in Halifax.


Barbara was the daughter of Samuel Shepherd
 

The couple were buried at Sowerby Bridge Cemetery

Bates, GeorgeRef 115-1057
[1???-1859] Son of Timothy Bates.

He inherited The Bache, Warley.

He died intestate and the Bates estate passed to Peter Smith Bates.

See Sowerby Bridge National School

Bates, GeorgeRef 115-3141
[1796-1861] Born in Warley.

He was a cloth miller [1841] / a fulling miller [1851] / a fuller cloth woollen [1861].

On 31st December 1812, he married Elizabeth Schofield [1793-1866] at Halifax Parish Church.


Elizabeth came from Warley
 

Children:

  1. Mary [1819-1892] who married James Clay
  2. Thomas
  3. Elizabeth [1832-1923] who married William Dearden

They lived at Raw Pickle, Warley [1841, 1851, 1861].

He died at Raw Pickle [26th December 1861].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £300. Probate was granted to his widow and his daughter Elizabeth

Bates, GeorgeRef 115-11
[1893-1915] He was a labourer at Akroyd's foundry, New Bank.

He married Unknown.

They lived at 28 Garden Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted [December 1914], and served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was gassed at the Ypres Salient.

He died 21st December 1915 (aged 22).

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

Bates, George HerbertRef 115-27
[1898-1918] Son of Lewis Bates.

Born in Elland [26th Feb 1898].

He was a cotton piecer.

During World War I, he served as a Private with C Company 16th Battalion Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment).

He was killed in action [16th April 1918].

He is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 1], and on Elland War Memorial

Bates, George ThomasRef 115-37
[1875-1917] Son of Mary Louise & Abraham Bates.

He was a member of St Anne's in the Grove Church, Southowram, Choir &  Boys' Brigade / employed by Thornton, Hannam & Marshall Limited, Brighouse / a Territorial for 12 years.

He married Emily.

They lived at

  • Glenthorne, High Street, Brighouse
  • 8 Edward Street, Garden Road, Brighouse

During World War I, he enlisted [August 1914], and served as a Sergeant with the 1st Battalion Durham Light Infantry, then transferred to the 32nd Company Labour Corps.

He caught rheumatic fever [December 1915], and returned to his unit [January 1917].

He died 17th November 1917 (aged 42).

He was buried at Duhallow A.D.S. Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref II C 15].

He is remembered on Brighouse War Memorial, on Southowram War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Anne's Church, Southowram

Bates, GreenwoodRef 115-73
[1894-19??] Born 13th October 1894.

He was a journeyman joiner [1939].

In [Q2] 1918, he married Mary A. Holmes [1894-19??].


Mary was born 1st April 1894.

She was an office cleaner [1939]

 

Children:

  1. Fred [1st April 1921] who was an apprentice textile  engineer fitter [1939]

The family lived at 76 Ford Hill, Queensbury [1939].

Living with them [in 1939] was Fred Bates [b 3rd March 1865] (journeyman joiner) 

Bates, GreenwoodRef 115-83
[1843-1920] Born in Ogden.

He was a draper [1881] / a carpet salesman [1891].

In [Q3] 1872, he married Elizabeth Hanson [1846-1937] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Halifax, the daughter of
Richard Hanson
 

Children:

  1. Ada [1873-1875]
  2. Emily [b 1876] who was a commercial clerk (blouse  manufacturer) [1911]
  3. Arnold [1879-1882]
  4. Amy [b 1882] who was a costumier [1911]
  5. Edgar [b 1885] who was a secretary (tea merchant) [1911]
  6. Fred [b 1886] who was a commercial clerk (furnishing  fabric merchant) [1911]
  7. Alice [b 1890] who was a dressmaker [1911]

The family lived at

  • 6 Lower Bell Hall, Halifax [1881]
  • 15 Clover Hill View, Halifax [1891, 1911]

Living with them [in 1891] was mother-in-law Susan Hanson.

Greenwood died 1st February 1920 (aged 77).

Elizabeth died 2nd March 1937 (aged 91).

The couple & the children were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1261]

Bates, GreenwoodRef 115-76
[1852-1875] Son of Benjamin Bates.

Born 25th November 1852.

Greenwood died 24th December 1875.

He was buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden (Grave Ref: Gm15)  with his parents

Bates, H. S.Ref 115-6290
[1???-18??] A Halifax draper.

On 1st October 1857, one of his domestic servants, Sarah Hoyle was charged with stealing silk, cotton blankets, stays, handkerchiefs, shawls, stockings etc from Bates's shop. She had made them into bundles and left with her friends till called for

Bates, HaroldRef 115-77
[1892-1942] Landlord of the Victoria, Halifax [1931-1942].

He married Sarah Elizabeth [1822-1873].

Harold died 24th September 1942 (aged 50).

Sarah Elizabeth took over at the Victoria Inn [1942, 1943].

Sarah Elizabeth died 18th December 1873 (aged 51).

The couple were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden (Grave Ref: BB14)  with Elizabeth Pilling [1891-1973] of 11 Providence Row, Ovenden

Bates, Harriet WaterhouseRef 115-1088
[1823-1898] Daughter of John Oldfield Bates.

Born in Halifax [28th December 1823]; baptised at South Parade Wesleyan, Halifax [17th January 1825].

In 1850, she and her sisters had a school in Halifax.

She ran a school in Halifax [around 1870].

In 1881, she married Henry Sutcliffe Bates

Bates, HarryRef 115-23
[1892-1917] Son of David Bates of High House, Shelf.

During World War I, he served as a Stoker 2nd Class with the Royal Navy aboard the destroyer HMS Pheasant which was sunk by a mine off Orkney [1st March 1917].

He died 1st March 1917 (aged 25).

He is remembered on the Plymouth Naval Memorial [Grave Ref 22], and on the Memorial at Bethel Independent Methodist Chapel, Shelf

Bates, HenryRef 115-3075
[13??-1???] He was Constable of Northowram [1370]

Bates, HenryRef 115-2465
[17??-1???] DD.

Son of Henry Bates. He may have attended Heath Grammar School. He became a Fellow of Peterhouse College

Bates, HenryRef 115-1055
[17??-18??] Son of Timothy Bates.

He married Ruth Aked

Bates, HenryRef 115-315
[1741-17??] He was Parish Clerk, Curate at Halifax [1764] / innkeeper at the Ring O' Bells, Halifax. He had a choral club at his house in Church Street.

He negotiated with Snetzler for the installation of the organ at Halifax Parish Church.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Henry
  2. Joah
  3. Grace

See Messiah

Bates, HenryRef 115-2476
[1764-1841]

He married Phoebe Bates [1783-1864].

Children:

  1. Mary [1788-1842] who married James Wilson
  2. Phebe

They lived at Washer Lane, Halifax [1841].

Henry died 6th June 1841.

Phoebe died 11th August 1864.

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge

Bates, HenryRef 115-2503
[18??-18??] A common brewer at Warley. Partner in Bates & Williamson

Bates, Henry NaylorRef 115-58
[1824-1900] Born in Warley.

He was a clerk (worsted manufacturer) [1851] / a commercial clerk (carpet manufacturer) [1861] / a cashier [1871] / a cashier (carpet manufacturer) [1881] / a cashier (worsted mill) [1891].

In [Q4] 1847, he married Eliza Leeming [1826-1894] in Halifax.


Eliza was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Arthur William [b 1860] who was a clerk (carpet  manufacturer) [1881]
  2. Sarah Elizabeth [b 1865] who was a brush maker [1881,  1891]
  3. Eliza Frances [b 1867] who was a milliner [1891]

The family lived at

  • 24 Labour Street, Halifax [1851]
  • 9 Gerrard Street, Halifax [1861]
  • 5 Napier Street, Halifax [1871]
  • 5 Lewis Street, Halifax [1881, 1891]

Living with them [in 1881, 1891] was niece Eliza Jane Firth [b  1858] (brush maker).

Eliza died 9th January 1894 (aged 68).

Henry Naylor died 23rd December 1900 (aged 76).

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 4194] with Joseph Bates [1801-1863]

Bates, Henry SutcliffeRef 115-3233
[1821-1???] Born in Ovenden.

He was living on own means [1891].

In 1881, he married Harriet Waterhouse Bates [1823-1898] in Halifax.

They lived at Bradshaw Lane, Ovenden [1891].

Living with them [in 1891] was Harriet's sister, Jane Maria

Bates, Henry SutcliffeRef 115-81
[1856-1930]

In [Q4] 1881, he married Sarah Rebecca Baker [1866-1956] in Halifax.

Henry died at 13 Foreside Bottom, Denholme Gate [22nd September 1930] (aged 74).

Sarah died in Stancliffe Hospital, Dewsbury [4th March 1956] (aged 90).

The couple were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden (Grave Ref: S11)  with Benjamin Jackson who died 11th October 1966 (aged 79 years), his wife Margaret who died 13th February 1936 (aged 59 years), Margaret Christine Grayson [16th June 1940-7th October 2010], Lilian Grayson [1913-1972], and Halcyon Cooke [1913-1979]

Bates, HerbertRef 115-24
[1883-1917] He worked for Inman Brothers Limited.

He married Sarah.

They lived at 3 Lentilfield Grove, Lee Mount.

During World War I, he enlisted [September 1916], and served as a Gunner with the 24th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery.

He died 23rd September 1917.

He was buried at La Clytte Military Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref III B 11].

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

Bates, IsaacRef 115-48
[1815-1884] Son of Thomas Bates.

Born in Greetland; baptised in Elland [18th May 1815].

He was a woollen spinner [1851] / a woollen slubber [1871] / a woollen machine cleaner [1881].

On 7th August 1847, he married Elizabeth Mitton [1819-1907] at Elland Parish Church.


Elizabeth was born in Sowerby, the daughter of Ambrose Mitton
 

Children:

  1. Ellen [1846-1st March 1924] who was a woollen feeder  [1871], a woollen operative [1881, 1891], a woollen feeder [1901,  1911], never married, & was buried with her parents
  2. Maria [b 1848]
  3. Thomas [bapt 6th October 1850, d 29th January 1914] who  was a clogger [1871] & was buried with his parents
  4. Mary [bapt 3rd July 1853] who was a worsted reeler [1871]
  5. John [bapt 1st June 1856] who was a woollen piecer [1871]

They lived at

  • 13 Martin Green, Elland-cum-Greetland [1851]
  • Lower Fold, Elland-cum-Greetland [1871, 1881]
  • Rochdale Road, Elland-cum-Greetland [1891]
  • Holts Lane, Greetland [1901]
  • 29 Hoults Lane, Greetland [Ellen living alone 1911]

Isaac died 28th September 1884 (aged 69).

Elizabeth died 11th February 1907 (aged 88).

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: S11]

Bates, JamesRef 115-890
[17??-1???] Of Soyland. He was suspected of being a coiner

Bates, JamesRef 115-2213
[17??-17??] Churchwarden at Midgley [1748, 1750]

Bates, JamesRef 115-9601
[1762-1825] He was innkeeper at an unidentified pub at Pond, near Triangle [1825].


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

A James Bates was landlord of the White Bear, Sowerby [1822]

 

He married Ann [1764-1824].

Children:

  1. John [1785-1789]
  2. Nathaniel [1796-1800]
  3. Ann [1799-1815]
  4. Robert [1800-1803]

Members of the family were buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby: son John [2nd April 1789]; son Nathaniel [11th April 1800]; son Robert [17th September 1803]; daughter Ann [21st March 1815]; Ann [16th November 1824]; James [1721825/999/]

Bates, JamesRef 115-78
[1774-1836]

James died 28th June 1836 (aged 62).

He was buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden (Grave Ref: Os53)  with his brother John Bates

Bates, Dr JamesRef 115-2303
[18??-18??] Surgeon at Hipperholme [1840] and Lightcliffe [1845]

Bates, JamesRef 115-42
[1818-1886] Of Mill Bank, Sowerby.

No father was shown on his marriage record.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a delver of Sowerby [1843] / a delver [1851] / a labourer [1861, 1871].

In [Q3] 1843, he married Nancy Whiteley [1819-1890] in Halifax.


Nancy, of Sowerby, was the daughter of Joseph Whiteley, weaver
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [b 1843]
  2. Joshua
  3. Mary [1849-1st May 1881]
  4. Maria [b 1851] who never married

They lived at

  • 15 Lumb Fold, Sowerby [1851]
  • Beggarington Row, Sowerby [1861]
  • Sowerby [1871]

Living with them [in 1871] was Nancy's sister Maria Whiteley [b 1831].

James died 26th November 1886 (aged 71).

Nancy died 9th July 1890 (aged 70).

Members of the family were buried at Mill Bank Wesleyan Methodist Graveyard

Bates, JamesRef 115-40
[1843-1910] He was a wool buyer [1910].

He married (1) Sarah [1851-1882].

Sarah committed suicide [3rd February 1882] (aged 31).

The Leeds Mercury [4th February 1882] reported


Yesterday afternoon Sarah Bates, 32 years of age, wife of James Bates, wool buyer, 7 Franklin Street, Mile Thorn, committed suicide by hanging herself.

The deceased woman had for some time past been in a depressed state of mind and under medical treatment.

About 12.15 pm yesterday, deceased went upstairs, where she remained some time, and her mother, not hearing anything of her, called out two or three times, but on receiving no answer she went upstairs, and in the attic found her daughter suspended by the neck from the ceiling.

She at once ran to the house of another daughter living in Crossley Street and detective sergeant Harland was communicated with. He proceeded to the house and cut the deceased down, finding that she was quite dead and apparently been so for nearly an hour

 

In [Q1] 1883, James married (2) Martha Ellen Crowther [1856-1915] in Halifax.

Martha Ellen died 16th April 1915 (aged 59).

They lived at 7 Franklin Street, Mile Thorn [1881].

James died 9th February 1910 (aged 67).

They were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1532]

Bates, JamesRef 115-4
[1848-1878] Son of John Stansfield Bates.

Born 7th July 1848.

He was an errand boy [1861] / a stuff presser [1871] / served in the Royal Artillery

He died 30th July 1878.

He was buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden (Grave Ref: Ps20)  with his father

Bates, JamesRef 115-52
[1849-19??] Born in Halifax.

He was a dyer's labourer [1891] / a warehouseman dyer [1901] / a dyer's warehouseman [1911].

In [Q4] 1871, he married Mary Jane Close [1851-1896] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Annie E. [b 1872] who was a woollen rover [1891]
  2. James H. [b 1874] who was a teamster at railway station  [1891], a railway vanman [1901]
  3. Thomas [b 1876] who was a teamster at railway station  [1891], a railway carter [1901]
  4. Ernest [b 1878] who was a cotton spinner [1891], a boiler  maker's labourer [1901]
  5. Violet L. [b 1880] who was a worsted spinner [1891], a  worsted twister [1901]
  6. Albert E. [b 1882] who was a worsted under overlooker  [1901]
  7. Roger C. [b 1884] who was a brickmaker's labourer [1901]
  8. Eleanor [1887-1918] who was a worsted spinner [1901], &  married Herbert Hanson
  9. Hannah Marie [b 1889] who was a worsted millhand [1911]
  10. Joseph Close [b 1892] who was a French polisher [1911]

They lived at 40 Haley Hill, Halifax [1891, 1901, 1911].

Living with them [in 1911] were daughter Eleanor & her husband

Mary Jane died in 1896

Bates, JamesRef 115-50
[1860-1901]

He married Emma [1856-1928].

Children:

  1. Annie [1881-1955] who married Mr Walker

James died in 1901 (aged 41) 

Emma died in 1928 (aged 72) 

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: R-G5]

Bates, James AshmoreRef 115-53
[1863-1919] Born in Wakefield [2nd December 1863].

He was a police constable [1891] / a borough police constable [1901] / a policeman [1911].

In [Q2] 1890, he married Lily Parkinson [1867-1937] in Halifax.


Lily / Lillie was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Harold [b 1892] who was a bootmaker [1911]
  2. Ethel Mary [b 1891] who was a mender (worsted dress  goods) [1911]

They lived at

  • 7 Temperance Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 128 Boothtown Road, Halifax [1901]
  • 77 Pellon Lane, Halifax [1911]

Living with them [in 1891] was brother-in-law John W. Parkinson [b 1875] (silk doffer).

Living with them [in 1901] were brother John P. Bates [b 1878] (borough police constable)  & brother-in-law John W. Parkinson [b 1875] (woolsorter).

James died 8th September 1919.

Lily died 21st March 1937 (aged 70).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1364] with Henry Drake

Bates, James CocksedgeRef 115-3263
[18??-19??] Established J. C. Bates & Sons Limited

Bates, James NichollRef 115-5150
[1881-1974] In 1912, he was commercial clerk with a carpet manufacturer.

In 1912, he married Annie Oates.


Annie was the daughter of
John Henry Oates
 

They lived at White Chimneys, Skircoat Green [1936, 1960].

Annie died at White Chimneys.

The couple were buried at Warley Town Cemetery in an Oates family grave

Bates, James WillieRef 115-13
[1897-1915] Son of Linneaus Bates.

He was a spinner (worsted) [1911].

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

He was gassed at Ypres, Hooge Sector.

He died of wounds [19th December 1915] (aged 19).

The Halifax Courier [8th January 1916] reported his death with a photograph.

He was buried at Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref I B 42].

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

Bates, JeremiahRef 115-60
[1808-1851]

He married Elizabeth [1812-1893].

Children:

  1. John [1846-1913] who was buried his parents

Jeremiah died 29th August 1851 (aged 43).

Elizabeth died 15th September 1893 (aged 81).

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 3205] with Sutcliffe Whitehead

Bates, JoahRef 115-280
[1741-1799] MA.

Son of Henry Bates.

Musician and conductor.

He attended Heath Grammar School & Manchester Grammar School. He was taught music by organists at Rochdale, and at the Collegiate Church in Manchester. He gained scholarships to Eton and King's College Cambridge. Before going up to Cambridge in 1760, he spent some time establishing and rehearsing a choir in Halifax.

On 11th July 1766, he opened the organ at Halifax Parish Church when it was first used.

In 1769, he went with Lord Sandwich to Haarlem in the Netherlands to see the organ there.

On 21st December 1780, he married Sarah Harrop, whom he had earlier taught.

In 1784, he was invited to be in charge of a performed at Westminster Abbey in commemoration of Handel.

On returning to Halifax from London, he brought a copy of Handel's Messiah – the first in Halifax – for his father's choral club.

He played organ in the orchestra – and William Herschel played violin – when the Messiah had its first performance in Halifax.

He became a Commissioner in the Civil Service.

He invested a considerable amount of his own – and his wife's – money in the Albion Mills, Halifax. The mill burnt down in 1791, nearly ruining him. This brought on

a complaint in his chest

which finally proved fatal

Bates, JoeRef 115-44
[1863-1???] Born at Jumples Cragg, Halifax.

He was a general labourer [1891] / a lamplighter [1901] / a milk dealer [1911].

In 1883, he married Susan Greaves [1864-1???] in Halifax.


Susan was born in Copley.

She was a patient at the Royal Halifax Infirmary, Free School Lane, Halifax [1901]

 

Children:

  1. Ada [b 1884] who was a worsted spinner [1901], a worsted  drawer [1911]
  2. John William [b 1888] who was a woollen piecer [1901], a  carpet merchant [1911]
  3. Herbert [b 1894] who was a rug finisher [1911]
  4. Mitchell

They lived at

  • 7 Sunny Bank, Ovenden [1891]
  • 19 Sunny Bank, Halifax [1901]
  • 31 Wheatley Road, Wheatley [1911]

Living with them [in 1901] was Mitchell Banks [b 1896]

Bates, JohnRef 115-891
[17??-1???] Coiner of Halifax. He was imprisoned at York Castle [20th December 1769]

Bates, JohnRef 115-1134
[17??-17??] Halifax saddler. He was one of the trustees of the Chapel Fold Meeting House, Halifax

Bates, Rev JohnRef 115-B1206
[1753-1815] He was a Halifax schoolmaster, a Methodist Minister at Stainland [1789], a General Baptist, and a Wesleyan local preacher before becoming Minister at Moor End Congregational Church [1793-1796].

He then became Minister at Heywood's Chapel [1796-1802].

He returned to Moor End Congregational Church [1802-1815].

Bates, JohnRef 115-79
[1765-1830]

He married Nanny [1765-1828].

The family lived at Bradshaw Lane, Ovenden [1828].

Nanny died 25th July 1828 (aged 63).

John died 21st April 1830 (aged 65).

He was buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden (Grave Ref: Os53)  with his brother James Bates

Bates, JohnRef 115-46
[1779-1821] Of Bank Top in Greetland.

He married Mary Camm [1773-1855]

John died 12th November 1821 (aged 42).

Mary Camm died 6th February 1855 (aged 82).

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: I11] with John [1806-3rd January 1860] son of Thomas & Maria Bates

Bates, JohnRef 115-16
[1786-1849] He was a millwright [1841].

On 23rd March 1815, he married Elizabeth Greenwood [1796-1877] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. William
  2. Nathaniel [b 1821]
  3. Ellen [b 1823]
  4. Eliza [b 1825]
  5. John [b 1826]
  6. Edward [b 1827]
  7. Mary North [b 1830]
  8. twins Charles [b 1832]
  9. Frederick [b 1832]
  10. Harriet [b 1834]
  11. North

They lived at Bank Cottage, Norland [1841]

Bates, JohnRef 115-68
[1799-1869] Born in Ovenden.

He was a wool comber [1841, 1851].

He married Jane [1795-1873].


Jane was born in Clapham, Yorkshire
 

Children:

  1. James [b 1825] who was a wool comber [1841]
  2. Joseph [b 1826] who was a wool comber [1841]
  3. Emma [b 1827] who was a wool comber [1841]
  4. Rachel [b 1828] who was a carpet printer [1851]
  5. Margaret [b 1831] who was a carpet printer [1851]
  6. John [b 1836] who was a carter [1851]

The family lived at

  • Bradshaw Lane, Halifax [1851, 1869]

John died 24th August 1869 (aged 70).

Jane died 7th November 1873 (aged 78).

The couple were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden (Grave Ref: DDm26)  with (son ?) John Bates [1815-2nd July 1869] & Kezia Cawthra [1840-7th September 1925]

Bates, JohnRef 115-3054
[18??-1???] Member of Sowerby Bridge UDC

Bates, JohnRef 115-239
[18??-19??] Local photographer. His collection of photographs and slides is held by Sowerby Bridge Library

Bates, JohnRef 115-342
[18??-19??] Of Union Street, Triangle.

He was injured – contused shoulder, injury to the head, and lacerations of the thigh – in the Pye Nest Tram Disaster of 15th October 1907, but was treated at home

Bates, JohnRef 115-57
[1826-1882] Son of Samuel Bates.

He married Ann [1829-1878].

Children:

  1. Edward [1866-1869]

Ann died 26th May 1878 (aged 49).

John died 27th August 1882 (aged 56).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 2880]

Bates, John GibsonRef 115-21
[1865-1938] Born in Triangle.

He was an iron core maker (gas engine works) [1911].

On 1st November 1890, he married Harriet Pickles [1863-1946] at St Peter's Church, Sowerby.

Children:

  1. Reginald
  2. Mabel [1896-1980] who was a tailoress [1911]
  3. Nellie [1899-1957] who was a part-timer worsted spinner  [1911]
  4. Dora Emily [b 1901]

They lived at

  • 26 Union Street, Triangle [1911]
  • 26 Lord Street, Sowerby Bridge

Members of the family were buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby: John Gibson [19th January 1938]; Harriet [29th April 1946]

Bates, John HerbertRef 115-30
[1893-1916] Son of Benjamin Patchett Bates.

Born in Wakefield / Bradford.

He was a warehouseman [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Rifleman with the 9th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps.

He died in the Dardanelles [24th August 1916].

The Halifax Courier [4th November 1916] reported his death with a photograph.

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [Grave Ref 13A & 13B], and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Bates, John OldfieldRef 115-2857
[1778-1843] Of Halifax.

Son of Rachel and John Bates.

He was a card maker, a cotton and wool card maker at Horton Street, Halifax [1809], a card maker for wool machinery 27 Westgate, Halifax [1837], and a wire carder & insurance agent [1841]

On 17th December 1807, he married Rachel Waterhouse Preston [1788-1844] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Ellen
  2. Elizabeth Hampshire [1811-1870]
  3. Jane Maria [b 1818]
  4. Harriet Waterhouse [b 1823]
  5. Mary C. [b 1827]

Their parents were dead by 1845.

In 1850, his daughters had a school in Halifax.

They lived at

Living with them [in 1851] was a visitor Edward H Baxter [aged 22] (unmarried gentleman) born in Barkisland, and 3 scholars.

Living with them [in 1871] was a boarder Andrew C Duncan [aged 23] (unmarried grocer's cashier) born in Halifax.

Living with them [in 1881] were a niece Rachel Smith [aged 30] (seamstress), and lodgers James Murgatroyd [aged 60] (widower, wool & oil agent)  born in Halifax, and John T Smith [aged 23] (single, hosier's shopman) born in Accrington

Bates, John StansfieldRef 115-5550
[1811-1888] Born in Ovenden.

He was a warehouseman [1851] / a book warehouseman [1861] / a packer in warehouse [1871].

He married Hannah [1814-1871].

Children:

  1. Stansfield [1833-6th July 1836]
  2. Frances [1841-31st October 1846]
  3. Samuel
  4. Stansfield [1837-8th April 1877] who served as a Sergeant  in the Royal Artillery
  5. Sarah [b 1841] who was a book folder [1851], a worsted  weaver [1861]
  6. Elizabeth [1841-5th May 1854]
  7. James
  8. Frances Hannah [1853-1935] who was a power worsted weaver  [1871] & married Anthony Court
  9. Emma Elizabeth [b 1854] who was a power worsted weaver  [1871] & married James Edward Taylor

They lived at

  • Lee Bank, Ovenden [1851]
  • McKnight's Buildings, Halifax [1861]
  • 43 Seedlings Mount, Halifax [1871]
  • 4 Smith Street, Halifax [1888]

Hannah died 10th May 1871 (aged 56).

She & other members of the family () were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden (Grave Ref: Os19).

John Stansfield died 28th April 1888 (aged 76).

He & other members of the family () were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden (Grave Ref: Ps20

Bates, JonasRef 115-71
[1799-18??] He was a worsted weaver [1841].

He married Betty [1801-18??].

Children:

  1. Martha [b 1826] who was a worsted weaver [1841]
  2. Ann [b 1826] who was a worsted weaver [1841]
  3. Mahala [b 1826] who was a worsted weaver [1841]
  4. Levi [b 1826] who was a worsted weaver [1841]
  5. George [b 1829]
  6. Zimri
  7. Lineas [b 1838]

The family lived at

  • Spring Gardens, Halifax [1841]

Bates, JosephRef 115-1085
[1769-1846] Of Spring Hall, Halifax.

He was a wool exporter and finisher in Halifax.

After the end of the monopoly by the East India Company, he began trading with India.

A newspaper report says that he was a South American merchant.

He married Rebecca / Rebekah Walker [1781-1847].


Rebecca was the daughter of Thomas Walker of Ardsley
 

Children:

  1. Benjamin Hopkinson
  2. Edward
  3. Margaret who married Joe Armitage Ledgard
  4. Frances who married [29th October 1835] Edwin  Cooper from Manchester

The epitaph on the memorial for Joseph and Rebecca in Halifax Parish Church is recorded in the book Monumental & Other Inscriptions

Bates, JosephRef 115-18
[1791-1823] Son of Timothy Bates.

He died 12th December 1823 in Southport, where he had gone for the benefit of his health.

His father had died 2 days earlier

Bates, JosephRef 115-49
[1812-1875] Born in Southowram.

He was a flag facer [1851] / a stone delver [1871].

In 1838, he (possibly) married (1) Mary Robertshaw [1814-1849] in Halifax


Mary was born in Lightcliffe
 

Children:

  1. Rebecca [b 1839]
  2. John who died in infancy
  3. Priscilla who died in infancy

They lived at Half Penny Cann, Southowram [1851, 1871].

Mary died 9th February 1849 (aged 35).

He married (2) Hannah [1806-1873].

Hannah died 17th June 1873 (aged 67).

Joseph died 31st March 1875 (aged 63).

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: F-S8]

Bates, JosephRef 115-2
[1840-19??] Born in Haworth / Oxenhope.

He was a wool sorter [1871] / a mohair sorter [1881] / a wool sorter [1891] / a mohair wool sorter [1901].

In 1871, he married Susannah Bolton [1843-19??] in Keighley.


Susannah was born in Haworth
 

Children:

  1. Lilly [b 1863] who was a worsted twister [1881]
  2. Emily [1865-1880]
  3. Harry [b 1867] who was a worsted singer [1881], a  machine fitter [1891]
  4. Clara [b 1870] who was a worsted singer [1881], a  silk plush cropper [1891] & married Samson Ackroyd
  5. Tom [b 1872] who was a wool sorter [1891]
  6. Albert [b 1876] who was a worsted spinner [1891]
  7. Sam [b 1879] who was a worsted spinner [1891], a mechanic  (fitter) [1901]
  8. Sam [b 1879] who was a brother coachman for cab service  [1911]
  9. Willie
  10. Annie [b 1888] who was a worsted spinner [1901], a mohair  & alpaca weaver [1911] & married [Halifax 1914] Albert E Hanson

They lived at

  • Chapel Lane, Clayton, Queensbury [1871]
  • Ford, Queensbury [1881]
  • 29 Alma Street, Queensbury [1891, 1901]
  • 3 Alma Street, Queensbury [when Annie was head of the  household with her 2 youngest brothers 1911]

Bates, JosephRef 115-41
[1852-1914]

In [Q3] 1877, he married Lavinia Habergham in Halifax.


Lavinia was the daughter of
James Habergham
 

They lived at Sparkhouse Lane Cottage, Norland [1881].

Living with them [in 1881] was Lavinia's father James Habergham [b 1819].

Lavinia died 22nd April 1887 (aged 35) 

Bates, JosephRef 115-20
[1864-1932] Born in Rotherham.

He was a boiler maker [1884].

In 1884, he married Eliza Annie Elliott [1866-1938] in Rotherham


Eliza Annie was born in Rotherham
 

Children:

  1. William [1885-1934] who married [1910] Annie  Basillie [1886-1937] from Jarrow
  2. Annie Elizabeth [1886-1978] who married [1911] Charles  Augustus Armstrong [1888-1964] from Leeds
  3. Ernest [1888-1963]
  4. Olive [1889-1961] who married [1908] Percy John  Richard Simonds [1878-1940] from Keighley
  5. Sarah Ann [b 1890]
  6. Ellis
  7. Ellen [1893-1975] who married [1915] Harry Haigh  [1880-1961] from Halifax
  8. Tom [1895-1939]
  9. Frank [1891-1979] who married [1925] born Ellen Booth  [1899-1976] from Halifax
  10. Arthur [1906-1977]

They lived at

Bates, JosephRef 115-25
[1897-1918] Son of Elizabeth & Tom Bates of Cragg House, Jumples Cragg, Wheatley.

Born in Leicester.

He was a member of the Territorials.

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

He died 18th March 1918 (aged 21).

He was buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref XXVI E 3].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Illingworth

Bates, JoshuaRef 115-1834
[1759-1825]


Question: Is he the same person as Joshua Bates?

 

Born in Soyland.

He was an engineer / owner / tenant of Soyland Mill in [1800] / a millwright in Ripponden [1804] / involved in the cotton spinning business.

Around 1801, he and Elkanah Hoyle established a partnership and rebuilt Small Lees Mill, Ripponden using money which they borrowed from Swaine Brothers & Company

On 23rd September 1783, he married Elizabeth Lumb [1756-1829] at Elland Parish Church.


Elizabeth was baptised 25th September 1756
 

Children:

  1. Mary [bapt 9th July 1787]
  2. Grace [bapt 9th July 1787]
  3. Harry [bapt 23rd November 1788; d 11th October 1790]
  4. Joshua
  5. William [bapt 28th August 1793]
  6. Natt [bapt 16th September 1795]
  7. Walt [bapt 16th September 1795]
  8. Thomas

The family lived at

  • Soyland [1787]
  • Thorney Bank, Whalley, Burnley [1841]

Joshua died October 1825.

Elizabeth died 6th February 1829.

The couple were buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden

Bates, JoshuaRef 115-5
[1776-18??]

On 10th November 1803, he married Ellen Edwards [1783-18??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Ellen was the daughter of
John Edwards
 

Joshua died before 1820.

In 1820, Ellen married George Armytage

Bates, JoshuaRef 115-62
[1791-1???] Son of Joshua Bates.

Born in Barkisland; baptised at Ripponden [24th June 1791].

He was a millwright.

On 1st October 1810, he married Grace Carter [1787-1843] at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Sarah [bapt Ripponden 14th April 1811]
  2. Edward [bapt Ripponden 18th September 1814; d 18th April  1819]
  3. Elisabeth [bapt Ripponden 9th March 1817]
  4. Nanny [b 18th July 1819; bapt Stones 16th June 1819]
  5. Mary [b 11th July 1821; bapt Stones 9th September 1821]

They lived at

  • Ripponden / Soyland
  • New Bank, Halifax [1841]

Grace died in 1843.

Joshua died July 1842.

Members of the family were buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden

Bates, JoshuaRef 115-55
[1847-1932] Son of James Bates.

He was a fuller of Sowerby [1870] / a cloth fuller [1881, 1891, 1901].

He married Elizabeth Hoyle [1849-1???].


Elizabeth came from Sowerby.

Her father is not recorded on the marriage documents

 

Children:

  1. Harriet Ann [b 1871]
  2. James [b 1874]
  3. Mary [1881-1903] who died after being run over by a waggon – see the Foldout
  4. Herbert [b 1883]
  5. Maria [b 1885]
  6. Selina [b 1889]

They lived at Bank Bottom, Greetland / Elland [1881, 1891, 1901].

Joshua died in 1932 (aged 85) 

Bates, LewisRef 115-28
[1855-1928] Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton spinner.

In 1882, he married Louisa Pilling [1856-1930] in Halifax.


Louisa was born in Elland
 

Children:

  1. William [b 1884]
  2. John [b 1885]
  3. Edward [b 1888]
  4. Annie [b 1890]
  5. Nellie [b 1892]
  6. Mary Ellen [b 1893]
  7. Elizabeth [b 1895]
  8. George Herbert

The children were born in Elland.

They lived at 14 Gordon Street, Elland [1911].

Living with them [in 1911] was Louisa's sister Martha Pilling [b 1867]

Bates, LinneausRef 115-64
[1839-1879] Born in Ovenden.

He was a mechanic's fitter [1871].

In [Q3] 1859, he married Helena Simpson [1834-1885] in Halifax.


Helena was born in Easington in Craven
 

Children:

  1. Betty [b 1860] who was a worsted spinner [1871]
  2. Simpson
  3. Wallace [b 1864]
  4. Zimmon
  5. Margaret Alice [b 1868]
  6. Minnie [b 1870]

The children were born in Ovenden.

Linneaus died in Halifax [28th September 1879] (aged 40).

Helena died 21st June 1885 (aged 51).

The couple were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden (Grave Ref: Wm23

Bates, LinneausRef 115-12
[1866-1???] Born in Mixenden [Q1 1866].

He was a worsted coating overlooker [1891, 1901] / a worsted overlooker [1911].

In 1887, he married Emma Wray [1864-1???] in Halifax.


Emma was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Frances Beatrice [b 1890] who was a cloth mender [1911]
  2. Ernest [b 1895] who was a wire drawer [1911]
  3. James Willie

They lived at

  • 12 John Street, Northowram [1891]
  • 7 West View Terrace, Halifax [1901]
  • 31 Spring Hall Place, Halifax [1911]
  • 10 Steep Lane, Sowerby, Sowerby Bridge
  • 28 Summergate Place, Halifax [1916]

Living with them [in 1911] was widowed sister Sarah Crawshaw [b 1852] (sick visitor) 

Bates, LinneausRef 115-65
[1885-1???] Born in Halifax [Q4 1885]

Bates, LinneausRef 115-66
[1887-1???] Born in Halifax [Q2 1887]

Bates, LinneausRef 115-67
[1894-1967] Son of Simpson Bates.

Born in Halifax [18th January 1894].

He was a woolsorter's apprentice [1911] / a wool classer & sorter [1939].

In [Q1] 1917, he married Ada Florence Highley [1894-1950] in Halifax.


Ada was born in Halifax 29th July 1894
 

Children:

  1. Marjorie [b 1921]
  2. Joan [b 1925]
  3. Brian [b 31st May 1932] who married [Halifax Q3 1957]  Yvonne Gaukroger [1935-27th April 1970]

The family lived at 12 Prince Square, Halifax [1939].

Ada died in Halifax [18th March 1950] (aged 55).

Linneaus died in Halifax [31st August 1967] (aged 73).

The couple were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden (Grave Ref: DD5)  with daughter-in-law Yvonne Bates

Bates, Mabel DinahRef 115-1254
[18??-1???] She was the first female clerk at Halifax Post Office [1888]

Bates, Mary AnnRef 115-933
[1???-18??] She ran a private school in Halifax [around 1838]

Bates, MichaelRef 115-6100
[1811-1869] Born in Warley.

He was a cloth fuller [1841-1869].

On 29th May 1831, he married (1) Hannah Ratcliffe [1812-1838] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1831]
  2. Harriet [1835-1843]

On 16th February 1840, he married (2) Frances (Fanny) Ingham [1812-1867] at Halifax Parish Church.


Frances came from Greetland
 

Children:

  1. Mary Jane [b 1841]
  2. Hannah [b 1884]
  3. Michael
  4. George [b 1848]
  5. William [b 1850]

They lived at Hollings Mill, Warley [1841-1869].

Michael died at Hollings Mill [27th April 1869].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £100

Bates, MichaelRef 115-4520
[1845-1908] Son of Michael Bates.

He was a grocer [1871, 1881, 1891] / a bread maker & confectioner [1901].

He established Michael Bates & Sons.

On 23rd August 1868, he married Jane Pearson [1845-1917] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Frank [1866-1931]
  2. George William [1869-1925]
  3. Ernest [1874-1940]
  4. Jane Ann [b 1878]

They lived at

  • Bolton Brow, Sowerby Bridge [1871, 1881, 1891]
  • 4a Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge [1901]
  • 4a Bedford Terrace, Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge [1908]

He died at 4a Bedford Terrace, Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge [29th August 1908].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £890 15/11d. Probate was granted to his widow Jane and his sons who were all bakers

Bates, MissesRef 115-3
In 1850, the daughters of John Oldfield BatesEllen, Elizabeth, Jane Maria, Harriet Waterhouse, and Mary - had a school in Halifax

Bates, MitchellRef 115-45
[1895-19??] Son of Joe Bates.

He was a member of St George's Church, Lee Mount / a carpet manufacturer's apprentice [1911] / employed in the packing department at Dean Clough Mills [1915] / a foreman packer & consigning clerk (carpets) [1939].

He lived at 5 Jackroyd, Wheatley.

During World War I, he enlisted [21st January 1916], and served as a Gunner with the Machine Gun Corps.

He went to France [May 1916], and later served in Belgium and Italy.

He was awarded the British & Victory medals, and the Belgian Croix de Guerre.

He survived the War.

In [Q2] 1928, he married Evelyn Platts [1904-19??] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Donald G. [b 1931]

They lived at 270 Hanson Lane, Halifax [1939].

A Mitchell Bates died in Blackpool [Q3 1963] (aged 67) 

Bates, NathanielRef 115-3281
[1???-18??] Of Halifax.

One Sunday morning, he was found dead standing in the stone dam by the Parish Church. His upper body was dry

Bates, NathanielRef 115-7
[1852-1917] Son of William Bates.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was a millwright [1881] / a machine maker [1891] / a dyeing machinery maker (employer) [1911] / partner in William Bates, Son & Company Limited.

On 6th February 1871, he married Harriet Jowett [1849-1921] at Halifax Parish Church.


Harriet was born in Sowerby Bridge
 

Children:

  1. Charles William
  2. Alice [1873-1876]
  3. Mary Ann [b 1875] who married Charles Robert Dixon

They lived at

Nathaniel died in Rhyl, Wales [13th February 1917].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £11,043 17/6d. Probate was granted to his widow Harriet, son Charles William and daughter Mary Ann Dixon

Bates, NorthRef 115-17
[1836-1920] Son of John Bates.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was an auctioneer [1874] / an auctioneer & appraiser [1881].

In [Q2] 1860, he married Jane Griffiths [1836-1???] in Huddersfield.


Jane was born in Middlewich, Cheshire
 

Children:

  1. William [b 1861] who was an auctioneer's assistant [1881]
  2. Agnes Jane [b 1869]
  3. Emily Griffith [b 1871]

They lived at

  • Brighouse [1874]
  • 7 Lister Street, Brighouse [1881]

Bates, Peter SmithRef 115-1058
[1???-1???] Son of Timothy Bates.

He was sole heir to the estate of his grandfather Timothy Bates when his uncle George Bates died intestate.

He sold the estate to Joseph Pollit

Bates, PhebeRef 115-2475
[1794-1864] Daughter of Henry Bates.

She married (1) Samuel Stansfeld.

After Samuel's death in 1834, she married (2) William Priestley.

She was buried at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge in her father's vault there

Bates, ReginaldRef 115-10
[1894-1917] Son of John Gibson Bates.

Born in Triangle [29th March 1894]; baptised at St Peter's, Sowerby [6 May 1894].

He was a canvasser [1911] / employed in the offices of the Sowerby Bridge Co-operative Society Limited.

In [Q2] 1916, he married Mary Jane Wilson in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Dorothy [b 9th May 1917]

They lived at

  • Hoyle Green Cottage, Warley
  • 41 Milton Avenue, Beech, Sowerby Bridge

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

He died 3rd May 1917 (aged 23).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [Grave Ref 6], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Peter's Church, Sowerby

Bates, RonaldRef 115-33
[1???-191?] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Memorial at Christ Church, Pellon

Bates, SamuelRef 115-56
[1803-1864]

He married Hannah [1803-1852].

Children:

  1. Margaret [1833-1875] who married William Mackay MD
  2. John

Hannah died 17th April 1852 (aged 49).

Samuel died 8th June 1864 (aged 61).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 2880]

Bates, SamuelRef 115-3349
[1835-1874] Son of John Stansfield Bates.

Born 9th October 1835.

He was a dyer [1851] / in the 3rd Dragoon Guards / landlord of the Fleece, Halifax [1874].

He died 26th August 1874.

He was buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden (Grave Ref: Os19)  with his mother

Bates, Samuel IbbotsonRef 115-80
[1853-1938] Born in Halifax.

He was a boiler fitter [1901] / a cast iron boiler fitter [1911].

In [Q2] 1876, he married Ellen Greenwood [1851-19??] in Halifax.


Ellen was born in Lancashire
 

Children:

  1. child who died [before 1911]
  2. Amy [1881-1959] who was a worsted coating mender [1901],  a coating mender [1911] & never married
  3. Harry [b 1883] who was a machine comb maker [1901]

The family lived at

  • 52 Thomas Street South, Halifax [1901]
  • 1 Margaret Street, Halifax [1938]

Ellen died 15th December 1927 (aged 77).

Samuel died at home in 1938 (aged 85).

The couple were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden (Grave Ref: P7)  with daughter Amy who died in Halifax General Hospital in 1959 (aged 78).

Bates, SimpsonRef 115-63
[1861-1934] Son of Linneaus Bates.

Born in Ovenden.

He was a worsted spinner [1871] / a warehouseman [1891] / a warehouseman (cotton) [1901, 1911].

In [Q2] 1881, he married Elizabeth Ann Balme [1863-1938].


Elizabeth Ann was born in Halifax, the daughter of John Balme
 

Children:

  1. Hannah H. [b 1882] who was a comber (cotton) [1901]
  2. Flora / Florrie [b 1890] who was a cotton roving  frame tenter [1911]
  3. Linneaus Bates
  4. Clement [b 1899]
  5. Wallace
  6. Olive [b 1906]

The family lived at

  • Rake Bank, Ovenden [1891]
  • 3 Dombey Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 11 Francis Street, Halifax [1911]

Living with them [in 1891] were Elizabeth Ann's siblings: Clara Balme [b 1870] (worsted twister)  & Albert Balme.

Living with them [in 1901] were Elizabeth Ann's brothers: William Balme [b 1875] (boiler maker's labourer)  & Albert Balme.

Living with them [in 1911] were Elizabeth Ann's brothers: Fred Balme [b 1858] (boiler maker's labourer)  & William Balme [b 1875] (blacksmith's striker).

Simpson died in Halifax [5th September 1934] (aged 73).

Elizabeth Ann died in Halifax [9th September 1938] (aged 75).

The couple were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden (Grave Ref: Wm05

Bates, SowdenRef 115-32
[1???-191?]

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

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Bates, TheophilusRef 115-1822
[1848-1911] Born in Cleckheaton.

He was a certificated schoolmaster [1881, 1901] / a head teacher retired on break down allowance [1911].

He was amongst those who set up the St John's Ambulance Brigade, Hebden Bridge [1887].

In 1876, he married Mary Ann Brown [1853-1???] from Middlesborough, in Whitehaven, Cumbria. Mary Anne was a schoolmistress [1881, 1891, 1901].

Children:

  1. Arthur Edward [b 1878]
  2. Mabel Alice [b 1881] who was a student in training  college [1901]
  3. Ethel Mary [b 1883] who was a pupil-teacher [1901]
  4. George Herbert [b 1886] who was a clerk to sanitary  inspector [1901], assistant to sanitary inspector Rochdale Borough  Council [1911]

They lived at

Theophilus was buried at Christ Church, Todmorden [5th September 1811] row 20, grave 11

Bates, ThomasRef 115-14
[17??-18??] Of Ovenden.

He & Thomas Charnock bought Lanehead Colliery [1770].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Hannah [1765-1827] who married Rev Joseph Charnock

Bates, ThomasRef 115-59
[1739-18??]

He married 0??-1???.

  1. Benjamin [1788-1865] who was a farm labourer & was deaf &  dumb
  2. Hannah [b 1792]
  3. Rachel [1810-1845] who married George Smithies

Bates, ThomasRef 115-308
[1740-1817] Son of William Bates.

In 1764, he married Elizabeth Pool at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. William
  2. John [1766-1768]
  3. Judith [1768-1802] who married William Turney
  4. Elizabeth [1771-1783]
  5. Henry [1773-1784]

After the death of their daughter Judith and her husband, William Turney, Thomas and Elizabeth looked after their grandchildren: William, Thomas, and John

He was a bookkeeper and a woolstapler. He owned properties in Halifax, including the Upper George Inn and property at Back Lane

He was a partner in Turney, Bates & Bates

Bates, ThomasRef 115-47
[1781-1854] Of Greetland.

He married Maria [1785-1841].

Children:

  1. Isaac
  2. Joseph [1818-1894]
  3. Thomas Sanderson [1825-30th March 1837]
  4. Maria [1825-1837]
  5. child who died in infancy
  6. child who died in infancy
  7. child who died in infancy
  8. child who died in infancy
  9. child who died in infancy
  10. child who died in infancy
  11. child who died in infancy

Maria died 20th February 1841 (aged 56).

Thomas died 21st December 1854 (aged 73).

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: B13]

Bates, ThomasRef 115-9
[1789-18??] He was a grocer [1841].

He married Ann [1797-18??].

Children:

  1. John [b 1821] who was an apprentice dyer [1841]
  2. Kezia [b 1819] who was a bonnet maker [1841]

They lived at 13 Wesley Street, Halifax [1841]

Bates, Rev ThomasRef 115-909
[1801-1857] MA.

He attended Heath Grammar School [1810s].

He was Curate/Assistant Minister of Holy Trinity Church [1834] / Vicar of Coley [1836] / Chaplain of Halifax Union Workhouse / Chaplain of the Debtors' Gaol / Surrogate in Halifax.

His sister was one of the subscribers to John Horner's book Buildings in the Town & Parish of Halifax [1835].

He lived at Savile Row, Halifax with his unmarried sister Mary [1834, 1841]

On the afternoon of Monday, 18th May 1857, he was seized by an apoplectic fit in Mr Schofield's shop. The surgeon Mr Cresswell and Dr Mason Stanhope Kenny were called, and Rev Bates was taken home. He had another fit later and died at 11:00 pm.

He was buried at Holy Trinity Church, Halifax

Bates, ThomasRef 115-61
[1804-1870] Son of Joshua Bates.

Born Soyland / Ripponden [18th October 1804]; baptised at St Peter's Church, Sowerby [13th June 1867]

He was a millwright / a master millwright employing 8 men & 3 boys [1851].

On 26th March 1826, he married Jane Priestley [1803-1872] at Elland Parish Church.


Jane and Thomas received an adult baptismal at St Peter's Church, Sowerby [13th June 1867], and her birthdate is recorded as 21st September 1803
 

Children:

  1. Ruth [1825-1900] who married (1) John Berry & (2) William Sugden [26th March

The family lived at

  • Thorney Bank, Whalley, Burnley Lancashire [1841]
  • North Parade, Halifax 1851
  • The Mount, Haley Hill (Jane living with her widowed  daughter Ruth) [1871]

Thomas died in Sowerby [2nd September 1870].

Jane died January 1872.

The couple were buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden

Bates, ThomasRef 115-9001
[1820-1???] Son of George Bates.

Born in Warley.

He was a mechanic [1841] / a millwright [1851, 1861].

On 27th May 1844, he married Elizabeth Clay at Halifax Parish Church.


Elizabeth was the daughter of James Clay
 

Children:

  1. George [b 1846] who was a millwright [1861]
  2. James Clay [1847-1924]
  3. Susan [1850-1901]
  4. Emma [b 1854]

All the children were baptised at St Mary's, Luddenden

They lived at

  • Hollins Mill [1851]
  • St James's Road, Halifax [1861]

Bates, Thomas PriestleyRef 115-35
[1920-1945] He was educated at All Saints' School / employed by E. T. Bower Limited.

He married Unknown.

They lived at Shibden Grange.

During World War II, he served as a Lance Bombardier with the 53rd (The Worcestershire Yeomanry) Airlanding Lt. Regiment Royal Artillery.

He died 24th March 1945 (aged 25).

He was buried at Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany [Grave Ref 37 B 9].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Bates, TimothyRef 115-1056
[17??-1810] Son of Timothy Bates.

He married Hannah Smith?.

Children:

  1. Ann Francis
  2. Elizabeth
  3. Peter Smith

Bates, TimothyRef 115-619
[1756-1823] Founded Timothy Bates & Company at Bank Foundry in 1786.

He was church-warden at Warley.

In 1795, he was involved in recruiting for the army in the war with France.

In 1778, he married Anne Turner.

Children:

  1. Mary [1779-1811] who married Thomas Pollit
  2. Timothy
  3. Henry
  4. Samuel [1785-1811]
  5. George
  6. Joseph
  7. Joshua [d 1832]
  8. Richard
  9. William
  10. Anne who married John Worrel from Salford

They lived at

He died 10th December 1823 (aged 67).

His son Joseph died 2 days later in Southport.

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £7,000.

See Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge

Bates, TomRef 115-34
[1893-1917] He worked for Calvert's (Illingworth) Limited

He married Unknown.

They lived at 87 Shay Lane, Ovenden.

He died 26th November 1917 (aged 24).

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Illingworth

Bates, WallaceRef 115-82
[1902-1962] Son of Simpson Bates.

Born in Halifax [3rd August 1902].

He was a grocer's branch manager [1939].

In [Q3] 1976, he married Nellie Baldwin [1902-1982] in Halifax.


Nellie was born 3rd December 1902
 

Children:

  1. Donald [b 28th October 1932] who married [Halifax Q4  1955] Mavis Foulds [1932-1968]
  2. Shirley who died in May 1935 (aged 12 days) 

The family lived at 31 Newstead Place, Halifax [1939].

Wallace died in the Royal Halifax Infirmary [1st December 1962] (aged 60).

Nellie died in Halifax General Hospital [8th March 1982] (aged 79).

Members of the family were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden (Grave Ref: S11

Bates, WalterRef 115-36
[1858-1897] Born in Halifax.

He was a dyer's labourer [1881] / a wire cleaner [1891].

In 1880, he married Elizabeth Ann Dixon [1861-1???].


Elizabeth Ann was born in Driffield. the daughter of Leonard Fox Dixon, tailor.

She was a cotton winder [1881]

 

Children:

  1. Ernest Dixon [b 1882] who was an iron moulder [1901]
  2. Ada [b 1884] who was a worsted winder [1901], a wire  coverer at wire mill [1911]
  3. Edgar Dixon
  4. Herbert [b 1887] who was a worsted spinning doffer  [1901], a wire drawer [1911]
  5. Ethel Mary [b 1892] who was a packer (toffee  manufacturer) [1911]

The children were born in Halifax.

They lived at

  • 15 Lime Street, Ovenden [1881]
  • 36 Shroggs Road, Ovenden [1891]
  • 34 Shroggs Road, Ovenden [1901]

Walter died in 1897 (aged 39).

Elizabeth Ann married James William Horsfall

Bates, WilliamRef 115-1366
[17??-18??] Halifax wool-comber.

In December 1778, he married Mary Bland.


Mary was the daughter of
Thomas Bland
 

Children:

  1. a daughter [b 1779]
  2. Thomas Bland (Bates)

Bates, WilliamRef 115-310
[1713-1776] He was a woolstapler.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Thomas

Bates, WilliamRef 115-311
[1765-1824] Son of Thomas Bates.

He was a partner in Turney, Bates & Bates

Bates, WilliamRef 115-1783
[18??-19??] Cotton doubler at Perseverance Mill, Elland [1905]

Bates, WilliamRef 115-15
[1815-1874] Son of John Bates.

Born in Warley.

He was a millwright employing 8 men [1851] / a millwright & cotton spinner [1861] / a millwright & machine maker [1874] / partner in William Bates, Son & Company Limited.

On 25th March 1841, he married Mary Ann Rothwell [1815-1907] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary Ann was born in Norland
 

Children:

  1. John Hisdale [1842-1904]
  2. Frederick
  3. Elizabeth [b 1846]
  4. Ellen [1848-1946] who married John Henry Riley
  5. Alice [b 1850]
  6. Nathaniel
  7. Joseph [b 1855]
  8. Alfred [b 1857]
  9. Annie Clara [1859-1927]

They lived at

William died 28th February 1874.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £3,000.

Probate was granted to his widow Mary Ann, his brother North Bates, and William Whitehead of Warley (gentleman) 

Bates, William RobertRef 115-38
[1900-1972] Son of Charles William Bates.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

In 1925, he married Hilda Muriel Bissell.


Hilda Muriel was born in Liscard, Cheshire, the daughter of Arthur William Bissell
 

Bates, WillieRef 115-26
[1881-1917] Son of Joseph Bates.

Born in Queensbury.

He lived at

  • 3 Alma Street, Queensbury [with his 2 youngest siblings 1911]
  • 49 Salisbury Place, Boothtown, Halifax [with his brother Sam  Bates 1914]

He was a joiner [1901] / employed by Mr Hay, undertaker of Great Horton / a joiner for brewery [1911].

During World War I, he enlisted [December 1916], and served as a Private with the 10th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 7th June 1917 (aged 36).

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 20], and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance. The Halifax Courier [17th November 1917] reported his death with a photograph

Bates, WillieRef 115-6
[1887-1935] Son of James Bates, stone dresser.

Born in Southowram.

He was a dyer's assistant of 1 Brookfoot, Brighouse [1921] / landlord of the Woodman, Brighouse [1935].

On 21st July 1921, he married Maud Habergham at All Souls' Church, Halifax.


Maud, of 12 Drake Street, Halifax was born in Brighouse, the daughter of Albert Habergham
 

Children:

  1. Douglas [b 1923]

Bates, WrightRef 115-75
[1864-1921] Son of Benjamin Bates.

He was a wheelwright & joiner [1901]

He married Martha [1860-1946].

They lived at 19 Clarendon Terrace, Bradford [1921].

Wright died 19th April 1921 (aged 57).

Martha died 23rd March 1946 (aged 86).

Members of the family were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden (Grave Ref: Gm15

Bates, ZimmonRef 115-69
[1865-1943] Son of Linneaus Bates.

Born in Ovenden.

He was a mechanic iron fitter [1901] / a fish fryer [1911].

In [Q4] 1889, he married Sarah Crabtree [1868-1939] in Halifax.


Sarah was born in Ovenden.

She was a fried fish & chipped potato dealer [1901]

 

Children:

  1. Clifford [b 1896] who was a shop assistant (ironmonger's) [1911]

The family lived at 161 Ovenden Road, Halifax [1901, 1911].

Sarah died 12th April 1939 (aged 71).

Zimmon died 16th November 1943 (aged 78).

The couple were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden (Grave Ref: Z1

Bates, ZimriRef 115-70
[1834-1900] Son of Jonas Bates

Born in Halifax.

He was a mechanic [1871, 1881].

In [Q1] 1859, he married Hannah Ingham [1839-1906] in Halifax.


Hannah was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Betsy [b 1860] who was a cotton piecener [1871]
  2. Sarah Alice [b 1861] who was a cotton piecener [1871]
  3. Sidney [b 1864] who was a mill hand [1881]
  4. Fred [b 1868] who was a mill hand [1881]
  5. Mary Ellen [b 1874]
  6. Emily [b 1875]
  7. Edith [b 1879]

The family lived at

  • Hartley's Court, Taylor Street, Halifax [1871]
  • Popples, Ovenden [1881]
  • Park Lane Ends, Ovenden [1900]

Zimri died 11th January 1900 (aged 65).

Hannah died 2nd April 1906 (aged 67).

The couple were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden (Grave Ref: Cm14

 

The Bates family of HalifaxRef 115-1940
See Bates family grave, Halifax

The Bates family of OvendenRef 115-1907

 

Bates surnameRef 115-1

George Redmonds writes that the name comes from a shortened version of the name Bartholomew.

Bate del Bothes is recorded at Holdsworth in 1275, Robert Bate is recorded at Hipperholme in 1275, Thomas Battes is recorded in Halifax in 1471 Gilbert Baites is recorded at Sowerby in 1545 and Isaac Bates is recorded at Sowerby in 1642.

There are 122 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Bates, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.


Unattached BMDs for Bates

Marriages 1803, 1808, 1858, 1866, 1874, 1879, 1894, 1906, 1907, 1909, 1914, 1922; Deaths 1805, 1900

Unattached burials at Lister Lane Cemetery: Plot 2437, Plot 2458

 



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