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Arthur Aked [1898-1918]
Edward Aked [1809-1849]
Eric Aked [1886-1915]
George Aked [1765-1858]
George Aked [18??-19??]
George Aked [1825-1878]
Henry Aked [18??-18??]
Henry Charles Aked [1877-1948]
Herbert Aked [1853-1900]
James Aked [1???-18??]
James Aked [1765-1844]
James Aked [1804-1870]
James William Aked [1853-1938]
Miss Jane Aked [1812-1894]
Jeremiah Aked [1739-1???]
Joah Aked [17??-1???]
John Aked [1668-1742]
John Aked [1731-1795]
John Aked [1758-1810]
John Aked [1768-1830]
John Aked [1776-1840]
John Aked [1821-1897]
John Thomas Aked [1895-1915]
Joseph Aked [1???-17??]
Josiah Aked [1817-1883]
Lewis Aked [1891-19??]
Richard Aked [17??-1???]
Richard Aked [1805-1881]
Robert Aked [1709-1774]
Robert Aked [18??-18??]
Samuel Aked [1807-1848]
Thomas Aked [1721-1756]
Thomas Aked [18??-18??]
Thomas Aked [1802-1885]
Thomas Aked [1852-1901]
Thomas Edward Aked [1824-1889]
Rev William Aked [17??-1792]
William Aked [1746-1792]
William Aked [1807-1881]
William Aked [1874-1916]


Aked, Arthur
[1898-1918] Son of Mrs Eliza Aked of 12 Haigh Street, Pellon Lane, Halifax.

He was engaged to Miss Everett of 46 Lower Hope Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 9th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He died 23rd October 1918 (aged 20).

He was buried at the Inchy Communal Cemetery Extension, France [B 39].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Rhodes Street Wesleyan Chapel

Aked, Edward
[1809-1849] Son of James Aked.

Surgeon at Luddenden. He was Medical Officer for Warley [1845]

Aked, Eric
[1886-1915] Son of Herbert Aked.

He was

  • educated at Holy Trinity School
  • a pupil at Fulford Field School run by Francis M. Armstrong, Melbourne House, 13 New Walk Terrace, York [1901]
  • an engineer's draughtsman (gas engineers) with the Campbell Gas Engine Company Limited [1911]
  • a member of the Albany Club
  • a member of the Savile Hall Tennis Club

He lived at Harewood Villa, Warley Road, Halifax [1914].

In 1914, he enlisted for 4 years in the Territorial Force.

He served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died following a German gas attack at Ypres [19th December 1915] (aged 29).

He was buried at the Talana Farm Cemetery, Belgium [IV 1 24]. There is a memorial to him in Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 92].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Saint Paul's Church, King Cross, on the Memorial at Campbell Gas Engine Company Limited, and on the Memorial at Holy Trinity Boys' School, Halifax

Aked, George
[1765-1858] Son of Richard Aked.

Born in Halifax.

Baptised 16th January 1766.

He lived in Brigg, Lincolnshire, where he was in partnership with Charles Young, corn merchants.

He was (possibly) a member of the Brigg Independent Volunteer Armed Association or Nelthorpe Militia.

He married Sarah.

Children:

  1. George [b 1797]

He died 24th February 1858 (aged 93).

When he died, he was a Poor Brother of Charterhouse

Aked, George
[18??-19??] Son of George Aked.

He took over the family belt and brace business on his father's death.

Around 1893, he built new premises at Dunkirk Mills, Halifax.

In 1952,

Aked, Geo, Belts, Braces, Warley Road

was listed

Aked, George
[1825-1878] In 1849, he established business as a manufacturer of belts and braces at Grove Street, Halifax. The business later moved to Hall Street, Halifax.

He was a journeyman card maker [1851].

In 1890, they employed 20 workers. The business was taken over by his son, George, who built new premises at Dunkirk Mills, Halifax.

In 1895, the business was listed as Herbert Aked.

In [Q3] 1848, he married Mary Day [1823-1886] in Halifax.


Mary was born in Liversedge
 

Children:

  1. Ann [1849] who died aged 1 month
  2. William [1850-1851] who died aged 4 month
  3. Henry [1852] who died aged 11 days
  4. George [1855] who died aged 15 days
  5. Sarah Hannah [1859-1860] who died aged 1 year & 8 months
  6. George
  7. Herbert

The family lived at Aked's Yard, Gibbet Street, Halifax [1851].

George died 26th November 1878.

One source records

he died of sunstroke during a business trip

and another records

he died of apoplexy and was buried at Halifax 3 days after he died


Question: Does anyone know the circumstances and whereabouts of his death?

 

Mary died 16th February 1886.

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 2872]

See Edward Bromley

Aked, Henry
[18??-18??] Established Henry Aked & Company.

He lived at Hebble House, Wheatley [1845]

Aked, Henry Charles
[1877-1948] Born in Halifax.

He was an accountant [1907].

In [Q4] 1907, he married Florence Turner in Halifax.


Florence was the daughter of
Walter Turner
 

Children:

  1. George Henry Nevil [1910-1994]
  2. Doreen Edith [1912-2001] who married [1935] Alec Govan Mitchell [1908-1997] (engineer) from Huddersfield

The couple died in Halifax: Henry Charles [14th January 1948]; Florence [] (aged 1973) 

Aked, Herbert
[1853-1900] Son of George Aked.

Born in Halifax.

He was a leather brace maker employing 6 men & boys [1881, 1891].

In 1895, the family business at Dunkirk Mills, Halifax was listed as Herbert Aked.

In 1880, he married Sarah Moss [1857-1???] at Christ Church, South Ossett.


Sarah was the daughter of Emma and William Moss of Ossett
 

Children:

  1. Mary Emma [b 1882] who was assisting in business [1911]
  2. Eric
  3. Nora [b 1889] who was assisting in business [1911]
  4. Madeline [b 1891] who was assisting in business [1911]

The family lived at

  • 25 Hall Street, Halifax [1881, 1891]
  • Harewood Villas, Warley Road, Halifax [1901, 1911]

Herbert died in 1900 (aged 46).

His widow Sarah carried on the business, and was listed as

  • Brace maker, employer [1901]
  • Belt & brace maker, employer [1911]

Aked, James
[1???-18??] He was appointed Surveyor of the Highways for Midgley [1835]


Question: Is he the same person as James Aked?

 

Aked, James
[1765-1844] Son of John Aked.


Question: Is he the same person as James Aked?

 

He was a tanner in Midgley. He took on his father's woollen business at Kershaw House

On 15th December 1802, he married Elizabeth Milne at Halifax Parish Church.


Elizabeth, was the youngest daughter of Thomas Milne
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [1803-1828] who never married
  2. James
  3. Martha [1806-1883] who never married
  4. Samuel
  5. Edward
  6. Mary [b 1810] who married Samuel Smith
  7. Jane
  8. Sarah [1813-1865] who never married
  9. Ellen [1815-1895] who never married
  10. Josiah

The family lived at Kershaw House, Midgley [1841]

Aked, James
[1804-1870] Son of James Aked.

He took over his father's woollen business at Kershaw House in partnership with brother Josiah. About 1846, they commenced business as power-loom weavers at Bailey Hall, Halifax The partnership was dissolved [1867], and Josiah took on the business, including all debts.

He established James Aked & Sons.

On 12th May 1864, he married Margaret.


Margaret was the widow of his cousin Charles Milne
 

They lived at Kershaw House [1845, 1850]

Aked, James William
[1853-1938] Son of Thomas Edward Aked.

Halifax solicitor.

He qualified in May 1896

Partner in Dickons & Aked [1934].

In 1875, he married Sarah Tuley in Halifax.


Sarah was the daughter of Thomas Tuley
 

Children:


  1. child who died before 1911 census
  2. child who died before 1911 census
  3. child who died before 1911 census
  4. Ephalina [1875-1957] who married Robert Arnold Whitaker
  5. Louis Tuley [1877-1878] who died aged 8 months
  6. Ronald James [1880-1959] who was a solicitor's clerk [1906] & married [1909] Mary Ann Hargreaves
  7. Hilda [1883] who died aged 4 months
  8. Dorothy Helen [b 1888]
  9. Ida Muriel [b 1892] who married [1921] Joseph Whitaker

Some of the children were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3574] with their Aked grandparents

Aked, Miss Jane
[1812-1894] Daughter of James Aked.

She never married.

She lived at Kershaw House, Luddendenfoot [1874, 1894].

She died at Kershaw House [17th August 1894]

Probate records show that she left an estate valued at £18,000

Aked, Jeremiah
[1739-1???] Son of Robert Aked.

Baptised 2nd March 1739.

He was a wine merchant in Halifax.

On 20th August 1764, he married Mary Vincent in Leeds.

Children:

  1. Jeremiah Vincent [b 1769]

In December 1766, he leased Heath Hall, Halifax from Mrs Greame

Aked, Joah
[17??-1???] Son of Thomas Aked.

On 16th October 1783, he married Mary Holdsworth at St Peter's Church, Leeds.

They lived at Willow Hall

Aked, John
[1668-1742] Halifax craftsman and painter.

Around 1701, he carved the figure of Old Tristram which stands in Halifax Parish Church.

In 1705, he produced the Queen's Arms for which he received a part-payment of £16 15/-.

He was also responsible for the upkeep of the Clock.

In 1717, he carved The Ten Commandments in Elland Parish Church.

In 1725, he was paid 14/- for work done on the Royal Arms in the Church.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Joseph

Aked, John
[1731-1795] Son of Robert Aked.

Baptised in Halifax [10th October 1731].

About 1760, he took over Kershaw House and its tanning business from the trustees of John Holroyd. He began putting-out work to local weavers.

He married Mary [1737-1796].

Children:

  1. Robert [1763-1787]
  2. James
  3. John
  4. William [b 1770]
  5. Hannah [b 1773]
  6. Mary [b 1777]
  7. Ruth [b 1780]

John, Mary & son Robert were buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden

Aked, John
[1758-1810] Timber merchant and builder.

He lived at King Cross Lane, Halifax.

He owned land where Aked's Road was later made.

He married Unknown [17??-1809].

Children:

  1. Ruth
  2. Mary

He was buried in Halifax [20th April 1810].

On 21st April 1810, The Leeds Mercury announced his death


On Monday, aged 52 at his house in Halifax ... He was the architect and proprietor of that elegant pile of buildings in King Cross Lane, Halifax, called Aked's Row
 

Aked, John
[1768-1830] Son of John Aked.

He took over the family tanning business and moved to Ellen Royd, Midgley.

On 16th January 1798, he married Sarah Foster [1771-1847] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Ann [1799-1887] who never married
  2. John [1800-1845] who was a tanner [1841]
  3. Thomas
  4. Mary [b 1803]
  5. Richard
  6. twins William
  7. Henry [1807-1861]
  8. Sarah [b 1809]
  9. Sarah [1809-1880] who married Joshua Appleyard
  10. Eliza [b 1812]
  11. Ellen [1814-1877]

daughter Ellen died at Ellen Royd [16th February 1877].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at under £10,000.

The will was proved by her brother William

daughter Ann died at Ellen Royd [30th September 1887].

Probate records show that she left a personal estate valued at £8,774 12/5d.

The will was proved by Henry Williams of Harrogate

They had a servant Mary Horsfall [1823-1905] who served the family from at least 1841 until Ann Aked's death in 1887

Aked, John
[1776-1840] Card maker in Halifax.

On 14th June 1840, he hanged himself in his workshop

Aked, John
[1821-1897] He was a bookbinder.

He lived at 3 High Street, Halifax [1897].

He died 29th December 1897 (aged 76).

He was buried at Stoney Royd Cemetery [J 318 C]

Aked, John Thomas
[1895-1915] Son of William Aked.

Baptised at Mount Pellon [4th August 1895].

He was an oiler in a worsted mill [1911] / employed at Dean Clough.

He lived at 10 Oak Street, Hanson Lane.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed in action at Ypres [14th August 1915] (aged 20).

He was buried at the Colne Valley Cemetery, Belgium, Boesinghe [C 13.]

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Saint Paul's Church, King Cross, on the Memorial at Rhodes Street Wesleyan Chapel, and on the Memorial at Crossley's Carpets

Aked, Joseph
[1???-17??] (Possibly) son of John Aked.

In 1728, he was paid £1 6/7d for work on the Royal Arms in Elland Church.

Aked, Josiah
[1817-1883] Son of James Aked.

He was a worsted manufacturer. He learned his trade at W. Appleyard & Sons.

He took over his father's woollen business at Kershaw House in partnership with brother James. About 1846, they commenced business as power-loom weavers at Bailey Hall, Halifax The partnership was dissolved [1867], and Josiah took on the business, including all debts.

He built a large mill in Pellon Lane, Halifax – (possibly) Aked's Mill – [around 1860].

He was a worsted manufacturer [1851] / a manufacturer employing 250 [1861] / a manufacturer [1871] / a manufacturer employing 350 [1881]

He bought Trimmingham Mansion [1867].

On 14th July 1847, he married Charlotte Farrar in Halifax.


Charlotte was the daughter of Samuel Farrar
 

Children:

  1. Louisa [1852-1855]
  2. Eliza [1849-1906] who married [1877] Joseph Wilders [1844-1920] of Grantham, in Halifax
  3. Harriet [1850-1880] who married John Caw

The family lived at

He died 25th January 1883.

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 192]

See Hugh Bakewell Bennett and Thomas Calvert

Aked, Lewis
[1891-19??] Son of Thomas Aked.

He was an improver (worsted drawing) [1911] / a weaver at Dean Clough.

In [Q2] 1912, he married Jane E. North [1890-19??] in Halifax.


Jane was the daughter of George Edward North
 

They lived at 18 Horsfall Street, Savile Park [1917].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 15th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment.

He was reported missing [3rd May 1917], but his wife later received a postcard – dated 28th May 1917 – saying that he was a POW at Dulmen, Germany.

His brother-in-law Herbert Ernest Sutcliffe was killed in World War I [4th October 1916]

Aked, Richard
[17??-1???]

He married Elizabeth Maw [17??-1???].

Children:

  1. George

Aked, Richard
[1805-1881] Son of John Aked.

Born in Halifax.

He was a worsted manufacturer [1851, 1865] / a retired worsted manufacturer [1881].

On 14th May 1836, he married (1) Mary Appleyard [1814-1846] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary was the daughter of William Appleyard
 

He married (2) Ann [1816-1896].


Ann was the daughter of William Appleyard, sister of his first wife, and widow of Mr Field
 

They lived at

Richard died at Balmoral Place [10th April 1881].

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at under £14,000.

The will was proved by his brothers Thomas & William, and Henry Williams (surgeon of Blackburn).

Ann died at 23 Savile Crescent, Halifax [14th January 1896].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £45,746 11/5d.

[Resworn £45,521 18/7d].

Probate was granted to Francis Beaumont Ellison (mining engineer).

See John Appleyard

Aked, Robert
[1709-1774] A butcher in Halifax.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Mary [bapt 1730]
  2. John [bapt 1731]
  3. Edmund [bapt 1733]
  4. Robert [bapt 1734]
  5. James [bapt 1736, died before Feb 1741]
  6. Thomas [bapt 1738]
  7. Jeremiah
  8. James [bapt 1741]
  9. Ruth [bapt 1743]
  10. Nathaniel [bapt 1744]

He was buried at Halifax [3rd February 1774]

Aked, Robert
[18??-18??] Surgeon at Halifax.

He lived at

  • Cabbage Lane [1816, 1822]
  • 9 Cabbage Lane [1837]
  • 32 St James's Road [1850, 1874]

See Buzzer & Whistle Nuisance [1873]

Aked, Samuel
[1807-1848] Son of James Aked.

He farmed at Wood Lane Hall

On 23rd April 1845, he married Amelia.


Amelia was the daughter of either John Turner or Abraham Turner
 

Aked, Thomas
[1721-1756] Of Halifax.

On 5th November 1751, he married (1) Dorothy Dyson in York Minster.

They had no children.

On 25th July 1754, he married (2) Barbara Fawcett in London.


Barbara came from Illingworth
 

Children:

  1. William
  2. Joah
  3. Polly / Mary [b 1771]

Aked, Thomas
[18??-18??]

In 1852, he married Kezia Weare in Halifax

Aked, Thomas
[1802-1885] Son of John Aked.

He lived at Spofforth, Wetherby

Aked, Thomas
[1852-1901] Born in Halifax.

He was a worsted combing overlooker [1881] / a combing overlooker [1891] / a wool comber [1901].

In [Q3] 1871, he married Elizabeth Howarth [1849-1???] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Barkisland
 

Children:

  1. William [b 1874] who was a mill hand [1891]
  2. Arthur [b 1876] who was a mill hand [1891]
  3. Walter [b 1878] who was a mill hand [1891]
  4. Blanche [b 1882] who was a worsted twister [1901], a worsted coating weaver [1911]
  5. Tom [b 1884] who was an assistant worsted warper overlooker [1901], a worsted spinning overlooker [1911]
  6. Clara [b 1886] who was a worsted spinner [1901], a worsted twister [1911]
  7. Eliza [b 1888]
  8. Lewis

The family lived at

Thomas died in Halifax [Q2 1901] Living with them [in 1901, 1911] was grandson Harold Aked [b  1894]

Aked, Thomas Edward
[1824-1889] Born in Halifax.

He was a tailor and his wife was a maker of stays [1851] / Superintendent at Park Road Baths, Halifax [1874, 1881, 1887].

In 1846, he married Ephalina Greenwood [1824-1912] in Halifax.


Ephalina was born in Hebden Bridge.

She was matron at the Baths

 

Children:

  1. Sarah Ellen [1848-1902] who married John Richardson at Halifax
  2. Elizabeth [1850-1857]
  3. James William
  4. Ann [1861-1864]
  5. Emma Jane [1863] who died aged 10 months

The family lived at

In the 1881 census, they had 2 lodgers: Mary Bentley [aged 43] who was matron of the baths, and Jane Clarkson [aged 48] who was assistant of the baths.

He died of Bright's disease [16th February 1889] (aged 65).

His obituary in the Halifax Courier described him as

an earnest politician, of Advanced Liberal ideas, oldest member of the liberal Association, and an executive for his ward. Although a householder for more than 40 years, he was never permitted to exercise the privilege of a parliamentary vote for the borough, until the adoption of Mr Gladstone's service franchise – in former days because he was not rated sufficiently high to have the qualification, and later by reason of his position as a public servant

Ephalina died 15th October 1912 (aged 88).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3574].

Aked, Rev William
[17??-1792] Perpetual Curate of Southowram [1786].

He is recorded as having hunted with Lady Ligioner.

He served at Garton in Holderness with Grimston [1789-1792] and Humbleton with Elsternwick [1792], before becoming returning to Southowram where he died [29th November 1792]

Aked, William
[1746-1792] Son of Thomas Aked.

In 1776, he married Mary Fawcett

Aked, William
[1807-1881] Son of John Aked.

Born in Midgley.

He was a farmer of 16 acres [1881].

He never married.

They lived at Ellen Royd, Luddendenfoot [1881].

He died 9th October 1881.

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £2,273 19/1d.

Probate was granted to his brother Thomas

Aked, William
[1874-1916] Born in Ovenden.

He was an overlooker [1893].

On 2nd October 1893, he married Eliza Evans [1874-19??] in Halifax.


Eliza was born in Macclesfield
 

Children:

  1. John Thomas
  2. Lewis [b 1897]
  3. Blanche [b 1898]
  4. Arthur [b 1900]
  5. Fred [b 1901]
  6. Gladys [b 1903]

The family lived at

  • 18 Hebble Terrace, Wheatley [1911]
  • 12 Haigh Street, Pellon Lane [1915]

 

The Aked family
Owned Kershaw House, Luddendenfoot, Trimmingham Mansion, Halifax and Willow Hall, Cote Hill

John Aked was an early member of family.

See Aked surname

Aked surname

George Redmonds writes that

the surname comes from the Cumberland place name Akehead.

By the late 1500s, there were Akeds in Bradford, and the name came, via Shelf, to Willow Hall and Kershaw House

John Aked was an early member of family locally.

There are over 30 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Aked, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Aked:


Marriages 1807, 1872; Deaths 1805, 1809, 1896
 




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