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Standeven, MrRef 344-3096
[1???-1???] Partner in Standeven & Earnshaw

Standeven, MrRef 344-2249
[18??-18??] Farmer. He was a member of Steep Lane Baptists. In 1863, he offered a barn at Pickwood Scar for use by a group of Baptists formed by John Jowett

Standeven, CrowtherRef 344-484
[1849-1918] Born in Halifax.

He was a wool warehouseman [1881, 1891] / a warehouse foreman worsted [1901] / a wool warehouse foreman [1911]

In [Q3] 1872, he married Hannah Crossley [1852-1???] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Crossley [b 1873] who was a wool sorter [1891]
  2. Mary Hannah [b 1875] who was a woollen weaver [1891,  1901], a carpet weaver [1911]
  3. Frank Newton [b 1877] who was a worsted doffer [1891]
  4. Joseph Eli [b 1879] who was a warehouseman hosiery [1901]
  5. Agnes Ellen [b 1881] who was a worsted spinner [1891]
  6. Flora Jane [b 1884] who was a worsted coating weaver  [1901]
  7. John [b 1886] who was a worsted colour mixer [1901]
  8. David [b 1888] who was a worsted spinner [1901], a  grocer's shop assistant [1911]
  9. Alec / Alex [b 1891] who was a grocer's warehouse  clerk [1911]
  10. Harry [b 1892] who was a woollen finisher clerk [1911]
  11. Maurice Crowther

The children were all born in Sowerby.

The family lived at

  • Clough, Sowerby [1881]
  • Boulder Clough, Sowerby, Luddenden Foot [1891]
  • 19 Sowerby New Road, Boston Street, Sowerby Bridge [1901]
  • 16 King Street, Sowerby, Sowerby Bridge [1911]

Standeven, Denis WilliamRef 344-899
[1911-1978] Second son of Jack Standeven. He was president of Halifax RUFC.

In 1935, he married Violet Stephanie Constance, youngest daughter of Canon Watkinson.

Children:

  1. Angela Louise [b 1937] who married Mr Smith
  2. Stephanie Mary [b 1939] who married Mr Hay
  3. John

See Ovenden Park

Standeven, EliRef 344-741
[1887-1922] Son of Fred Standeven.

Born in Cragg Vale [15th May 1887].

He was a cotton weaver.

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

He survived the War.

He died April 1922 (aged 34).

He is buried in the family grave at St John's Church, Cragg Vale [17th April 1922].

He is remembered in the book Royd Regeneration

Standeven, FredRef 344-1859
[18??-19??] Tailor at Woolshops, Halifax.

He lived at 17 Aked's Road, Halifax [1905]

Standeven, FredRef 344-3
[1860-1907] Born in Erringden.

He was a cotton spinner [1885, 1891].

On 7th March 1885, he married Sarah Jane Cockcroft [1863-1949] at St John's Church, Cragg Vale.


Sarah Jane was born in Erringden [26th October 1863]
 

Children:

  1. Lily [1885-1971] who married Arthur Shaw
  2. Eli
  3. Rosa [1890-1891] who was buried with her parents
  4. Harry [1892-1940]
  5. Clara [1894-1952] who married Joe Normanton
  6. Sarah Ellen [1896-1978] who married Fred Haworth
  7. Alice [1898-1906] who was buried with her parents
  8. Edward [1901-1976]
  9. Annie [1906-1983] who married Horace Oldfield

They lived at Clunters [1891].

Fred died at Castle Lodge, Cragg Vale [25th December 1907].

Sarah Jane died at Castle Lodge, Cragg Vale [17th January 1949]

Members of the family were buried at St John's Church, Cragg Vale

Standeven, GeorgeRef 344-1770
[18??-19??] Cotton manufacturer at Square Mill, Mytholmroyd [1905]

Standeven, HenryRef 344-2350
[18??-18??] Partner in Thomas & Henry Standeven.

He lived at Gibbet Street, Halifax [1874]

Standeven, HenryRef 344-7200
[1851-1911] Born in Soyland.

He took over from George Robinson as landlord of the Queen Hotel, Ripponden [1881, 1887, 1891, 1894].

In [Q4] 1878, he married Ellen Robinson in Halifax.


Ellen was born in the Rastrick, daughter of George Robinson
 

Standeven, JamesRef 344-6
[1830-1895] Son of Samuel Standeven.

He was a wool sorter [1851].

He married Martha [1832-1913].

Children:

  • a still born infant [1852]

  • Elizabeth who died 2nd March 1855 (aged 5 months) 

  • a daughter who died 22nd October 1856 (age 2 hours) 

  • William who died 6th August 1865 (aged 3 months) 

    James died 5th February 1895 (aged 65).

    Martha died 7th February 1913 (aged 81).

    The couple & the children were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 4451] with James's parents

    Standeven, JohnRef 344-1195
    [18??-19??] Waste dealer at West Vale.

    In November 1879, he was declared bankrupt

    Standeven, JohnRef 344-3099
    [17??-1???] Of Bowood Farm, Sowerby.

    He married Unknown.

    Children:

    1. William
    2. Samuel

    Standeven, JohnRef 344-3097
    [1823-1854] Son of Samuel Standeven.

    Born in Colne.

    He was a potato dealer in Halifax [1851]

    In 1844, he married Alifs Charlotte Clarkson [1821-1893] in Bradford.


    Charlotte, from Low Moor, was born 25th November 1821
     

    Children:

    1. John William

    John died 29th September 1854 (aged 31).

    Charlotte died at Fylde, Lancashire [3rd October 1893].

    The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 342]

    Standeven, JohnRef 344-5
    [1830-1???] Born in Sowerby.

    He was an overlooker (worsted factory) [1861].

    In [Q1] 1854, he married Eunice Shaw [1829-1867] in Halifax.


    Eunice was born in Skircoat
     

    Children:

    1. Hannah [b 1854] who married William Kershaw
    2. Shaw [1863-1865]
    3. Betty [1857-1873]

    They lived at 1 Cockroft's Buildings, James Street, Northowram [1861].

    Eunice died 15th August 1867 (aged 38).

    She & the children were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 2411].


    Details of John's death & burial place are not yet known
     

    Standeven, JohnRef 344-898
    [1880-1947] Aka Jack.

    Son of J. W. Standeven.

    In 1905, he married Louisa Walton [1883-1964] in Halifax.

    Children:

    1. John Trevor
    2. Denis William

    The family lived at Heath Bank, Halifax. See Ovenden Park

    Standeven, John TrevorRef 344-1254
    [1906-1944] Elder son of Jack Standeven.

    He married Barbara Southworth [1909-1987] from Clitheroe, Lancashire and Anglesey.

    He died at Longlands, Lightcliffe, and was buried at Rylstone.

    In 1946, his widow married Anthony Brooke from Oxfordshire and London

    Standeven, John WilliamRef 344-743
    [1851-1930] Son of John Standeven.

    Born in Halifax [22nd April 1851].

    He was educated at Park Place Academy.

    He (possibly) trained as an accountant and worked in the offices of John Foster & Son Limited.

    Around 1855, he established business at Mixenden with Sam Earnshaw as Standeven, Earnshaw & Company. The business eventually became J. W. Standeven & Company Limited.

    From 1870 to 1888, he was choirmaster at Ebenezer Primitive Methodist Church, Halifax.

    In May 1878, he married Mary Ann (Marian) Crockford [1855-1924] from Horncastle, Lincolnshire, at Ebenezer Primitive Methodist Church, Halifax.


    Marian was the daughter of David Crockford of Lincolnshire
     

    Children:

    1. Edith [b 1879] who married Sam Broadhead
    2. Jack
    3. Annie [1882-1965] who married Savile Merrall Sykes
    4. Frederick Clarkson [1888] who died at the age of 6 months  and is buried at Lightcliffe Old Church

    Frederick Clarkson was buried at Lightcliffe Old Church Graveyard.

    The family lived at

    In 1922, he gave money for rebuilding the church in memory of his mother, Charlotte.

    On 20th September 1924, in memory of his wife, Mary who died in April of the same year, he gave £10,000 to Crossley & Porter School as an endowment for reducing orphans' fees.

    In 1928, he gave £3,500 towards the rebuilding of the organ at Halifax Parish Church

    He was buried in the family mausoleum at St Peter's Church, Rylstone, Skipton in Craven

    Standeven, JonathanRef 344-978
    [1???-17??] He lived at Limed House, Shibden.

    He married Unknown.

    Children:

    1. John [b 1731]

    Standeven, JosephRef 344-9502
    [1776-1827] Of Shelf. He was a Corporal in the King's Dragoon Guards.

    He was buried at Coley Church

    Standeven, Joshua SharpRef 344-2
    [1796-1???] Illegitimate son of Sarah Standeven of Shelf.

    Baptised at St John the Baptist, Coley [5th February 1796]

    Standeven, Maurice CrowtherRef 344-491
    [1897-1915] Son of Crowther Standeven.

    He was a shop assistant (drapers) at J. Walker Clark [1911] / a member of Steep Lane Baptist Church, Sowerby.

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

    He was killed in Belgium by being shot through the stomach whilst returning to the HQ after delivering a message [13th August 1915] (aged 18).

    His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [21st August 1915].

    He was buried at Colne Valley Cemetery, Belgium, Boesinghe [Grave Ref D 17]. A memorial service was held at Steep Lane Baptist Church.

    He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint Peter's Church, Sowerby, and on the Memorial at Steep Lane Baptist Church, Sowerby

    Standeven, PercyRef 344-2293
    [18??-19??] Partner in Standeven Brothers.

    He lived at 5 South Parade, Halifax [1905]

    Standeven, SamuelRef 344-3098
    [1795-1867] Son of John Standeven.

    Born in Sowerby.

    He was a cotton spinner [1841] / a greengrocer [1851].

    He married Unknown.

    Children:

    1. Martha [b Burnley 1822] who was a laundress [1851]
    2. John
    3. Ellen [b 1827] who was a dress maker [1851]
    4. James

    The family lived at

    • Pitt Street, Halifax (Samuel was living with brother  William & family) [1841]
    • 21 Parliament Street, Halifax [1851]

    Samuel died 21st November 1867 (aged 72).

    Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 4451]

    Standeven, T.Ref 344-1978
    [18??-18??]

    Millwright at Halifax.

    In November 1863, he was declared bankrupt

    Standeven, ThomasRef 344-2349
    [18??-18??]

    Partner in Thomas & Henry Standeven.

    He lived at 22 Melville Place, Halifax [1874]

    Standeven, ThomasRef 344-658
    [15??-15??] Vicar of Coley [1562]. He was the master at a school held in Coley Chapel

    Standeven, ThomasRef 344-4
    [1809-1895] Born 26th October 1809.

    He married Sarah [1809-1883].

    Thomas died 20th June 1895 (aged 86).

    Sarah died 20th January 1883 (aged 74).

    Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1327]

    Standeven, TitusRef 344-5501
    [1811-1858] Of Sowerby.

    He married Mary [1809-1878].

    Children:

    1. Sarah [1830-1903]
    2. Hannah [1836-1882] who never married
    3. Joseph [1840-1846]
    4. infant
    5. infant
    6. Mary Hannah [1844-1905] who never married
    7. Achsah [1846-1918]
    8. Titus

    Titus died 27th January 1858 (aged 47).

    Mary died 8th October 1878 (aged 69).

    Members of the family were buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby

    Standeven, Rev TitusRef 344-6360
    [1849-1910] Son of Titus Standeven.

    Born 13th March 1849.

    He died 13th October 1910.

    He was buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby with other members of his family

    Standeven, WilliamRef 344-3100
    [1789-18??] Son of John Standeven.

    Born in Sowerby.

    He was a greengrocer [1841].

    He married (1) Grace Hartley [1794-1843].

    Children:

    1. (possibly) John [b 1826]
    2. Jane [b 1827]
    3. William
    4. Mary [b 1832]

    Grace died in 1843.

    He married (2) Susanna Eastwood [1796-1868].


    Susanna came from Skircoat.
     

    The family lived at Pitt Street, Halifax [1841].

    Living with them [in 1841] was William's brother Samuel Standeven

    Standeven, WilliamRef 344-3101
    [1829-1892] Son of William Standeven.

    In 1850, he married Sarah Schofield [1830-1908] in Halifax.

    Children:

    1. John [b 1850] who emigrated to the US in the 1870s
    2. Herbert
    3. Thomas [b 1851]

    William died 5th April 1892 (aged 63).

    Sarah died 3rd February 1908 (aged 79).

    The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 2020] with 5 children who died in infancy

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    The Standeven familyRef 344-1899
    Worsted mill owners. They lived at Longlands, Lightcliffe

     

    Standeven surnameRef 344-1
    Other forms of the surname include Standen and Standhaven.

    There are 31 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Standeven, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.


    Unattached BMDs for Standeven

    Marriage 1902; Death 1900

    Unattached burials at Lister Lane Cemetery: Plot 3382

     



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