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Mr Binns [17??-18??]
Abraham Binns [1633-1???]
Abraham Binns [17??-17??]
Abraham Binns [1811-1891]
Abram Binns [1924-1944]
Alfred Binns [1838-1915]
Arnold Binns [1884-1960]
Arthur Binns [1847-1903]
Arthur Binns [1894-19??]
Bamforth Binns [18??-19??]
Charles Binns [1878-1918]
Charley Binns [1870-1934]
Clarence Binns [1895-1918]
David Binns [1799-1883]
Dinah Binns [1879-1969]
Edgar Binns [1878-1953]
Edgar Binns [1887-1917]
Edward Binns [18??-1???]
Edward Binns [18??-19??]
Edward Binns [1861-1905]
Edward Binns [1871-1936]
George Binns [17??-18??]
George Binns [1810-1875]
Dr George Binns [1873-19??]
George A. Binns [18??-1???]
Henry Binns [17??-18??]
J. A. Binns [18??-19??]
J. Cyril Binns [1899-1918]
Jabez Binns [1848-1920]
James Binns [1837-1904]
Joe Binns [1873-1943]
John Binns [1???-16??]
John Binns [1744-1796]
John Binns [1759-1810]
John Binns [18??-1???]
John Binns [18??-18??]
John Binns [1803-1847]
John Binns [1814-1891]
John Binns [1822-1866]
John Binns [1847-19??]
Rev John Binns [1854-1928]
John Edward Binns [1868-19??]
John Joseph Binns [1914-1944]
Joseph Binns [1725-1805]
Joseph Binns [18??-18??]
Joseph Binns [18??-18??]
Joseph Binns [1815-1???]
Joseph Binns [1898-1917]
Joseph Charles Binns [1866-1909]
Joseph Cyril Binns [1898-1918]
Martha Binns [1619-1694]
Matthew Victor Binns [1873-1914]
Morton Binns [1837-1905]
Nathaniel Binns [17??-17??]
Natty Binns [1???-17??]
Ned Binns [18??-19??]
P. Binns [19??-]
Rev P. E. Binns [18??-19??]
Richard Henry Binns [1878-19??]
Richard Sutcliffe Binns [1838-1897]
Robert Binns [1734-1???]
Sam Binns [1885-1918]
Samuel Binns [1776-1817]
Samuel Binns [1838-1893]
Samuel George Binns [1909-1942]
Sarah Binns [1???-18??]
Sarah Binns [1857-1941]
Smith Binns [1859-1934]
Thomas Binns [18??-18??]
Thomas Binns [1808-18??]
Thomas Binns [1844-1910]
Trevor Grayson Binns [1899-1918]
Uriah Binns [1834-1910]
Walter Binns [18??-1900]
Wilfred Binns [1891-1915]
Wilfred B. Binns [18??-1916]
William Binns [1???-18??]
William Binns [1818-1883]
William Henry Binns [1831-1879]
William Thomas Binns [1878-1918] 


Binns, Mr
[17??-18??]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Thomas
  2. John

Binns, Abraham
[1633-1???] Son of John Binns

Born in Halifax.

He was educated at a private school in Burnsall / St John the Evangelist College Cambridge [1651]

Binns, Abraham
[17??-17??] Hatter in Halifax [1778]

Binns, Abraham
[1811-1891] Of Lob Mill.

He was a director in the Todmorden Methodist Society.

In 1887, he laid the corner stone for a new Castle Street Primitive Methodist Chapel

Binns, Abram
[1924-1944] Son of Esther & John Binns of Southowram.

During World War II, he served as a Cook with the Royal Navy aboard the frigate HMS Mourne.

He died 15th June 1944 (aged 20)  when his ship was torpedoed and sank in the English Channel, with the loss of 110 crew.

He is remembered on the Plymouth Naval Memorial [91 2]

Binns, Alfred
[1838-1915] Son of John Binns.

He was educated at Barkisland Grammar School / a wire drawer working for his father [1861] / a partner in J. & A. Binns Limited [1871]. When his father retired [between 1881 & 1891], Alfred carried on with the business until his death in 1915.

He married [Q3] 1882 Jane Berry in Halifax.

They had no children.

They lived at Moorgarth, Skircoat Green

Binns, Arnold
[1884-1960] Of Mytholmroyd.

He became the world roller-skating champion.

In June 1930, he skated non-stop for 40 hours 13 minutes at Burnley – a world endurance record.

On 10th September 1930 he started the journey of 912½ miles on roller skates from John O' Groats to Land's End, and finished 14th October 1930.

Some months later, he skated for 61 hours 18 minutes at Preston – living on tripe, eggs, milk and Horlicks.

On 29th July 1933, he set another world endurance skating record by skating continuously for 177 hours 13 minutes.

He later broke this record by 2 hours in a session at Batley.

See Miss Mary Quinn

Binns, Arthur
[1847-1903] Landlord of the Blue Bell, Southowram [1901]

He married Matilda.

After Arthur's death, Matilda took over at Blue Bell [1905]

Binns, Arthur
[1894-19??] Son of William Arthur Binns, tobacconist.

He was a clerk of 3 Winn Street, Halifax [1922].

On 12th August 1922, he married Clarice Annie Holgate.


Clarice Annie was the daughter of
Anthony Holgate
 

Binns, Bamforth
[18??-19??] Shoddy manufacturer at Scarr Bottom Mills, Greetland [1905]

Binns, Charles
[1878-1918]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. child

The family lived at 1 North Castle Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 1st Battalion Essex Regiment - formerly with the Northumberland Fusiliers.

He died 23rd August 1918 (aged 40).

He was buried at the Foncquevillers Military Cemetery, France [II A 5].

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

Binns, Charley
[1870-1934] Born in Halifax.

Sub-Postmaster of Brighouse [1922].

In [Q4] 1896, he married Venetia Buckley [1864-1922] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Albert James [b 1900]

The family lived at 6 Church Street, Rastrick [1911].

Binns, Clarence
[1895-1918] Son of Joseph Charles Binns.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a piece packer [1913] / employed by W. French, Asquith Bottom, Sowerby Bridge. He enlisted [9th June 1913], and served as a Private with the 9th (Glasgow Highland) Battalion (Territorial)  Highland Light Infantry.

He died of wounds [30th September 1918].

He was buried at the Thilloy Road Cemetery, Beaulencourt, France [E 25]. He is remembered on the family grave at Mount Zion Primitive Methodist Chapel, Norland.

Binns, David
[1799-1883] He was a Quaker / a draper & grocer of Halifax / an Alderman in Halifax [from 1848] / a Member of Halifax Board of Guardians [1869]

In 1828, he established business as D. Binns & Son

David retired in 1856. His son Joseph took over the family business as Joseph Binns & Company.

He married Hannah [1806-1856].

Children:

  1. Joseph

Hannah died 20th January 1856 (aged 50).

David died 29th October 1883 (aged 84).

The couple were buried at the Quaker Burial Ground, Halifax

See Partners in Halifax Commercial Banking Company

Binns, Dinah
[1879-1969] Daughter of Jabez Binns.

Born 21st April 1879.

She was a barton [?] factory hand [1891] / an active suffragette / imprisoned after demonstrations.

During the fustian weavers' strike of 1906, she, Lavinia Saltonstall, Lillian Cobbe, Lizzie Berkly, Louisa Saltonstall, Lily Draper and Laura Annie Wilson, were amongst 57 suffragettes and others who were arrested and imprisoned following an attack on the House of Commons in March 1907. All were given the option of 20/- fine plus costs or imprisonment. They all opted for 14 days' imprisonment in Holloway Gaol.

She married Charles Connelly

Binns, Edgar
[1878-1953] Born in Skircoat.

He was a cart driver [1898].

On 16th April 1898, he married Ellen Sophia Bonner [1878-1940] at All Saints' Church, Dudwell.


Ellen Sophia was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Joseph Cyril
  2. Evelyn [1901-1986] who married Willie McNaught [1905-1972]
  3. George [1903-1961]
  4. Harry [b 1905]
  5. Jim [1907-1945] who married Lena Elizabeth Chippendale [1908-2001]

The children were born in Halifax.

The family lived at

Binns, Edgar
[1887-1917] Son of Smith Binns.

Born in Norland.

He was a member of Mount Zion Primitive Methodist Chapel, Norland / a packer in dyer's warehouse [1911] / employed at Washer Lane Dye Works.

During World War I, he enlisted [July 1916], and he served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He went to France [1st January 1917], and after 2 months, he was invalided to Scotland with trench feet. He returned to the Front in June.

He was killed in action in France [9th October 1917].

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [82-85 & 162A], on Norland War Memorial, on the Memorial at Saint George's Church, Sowerby, and on the family grave at Mount Zion Primitive Methodist Chapel, Norland

Binns, Edward
[18??-1???] Kept a small shop at Sod House Green in the late 19th century. He sold a confectionery known as ragman's toffee

He and his son tramped across the district – in all weathers – with a large basket on each arm, containing a selection of their wares. The son always walked at a respectful distance behind the father

Binns, Edward
[18??-19??]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Grace [b 1906] who died aged 1 year

The family lived at Hollas Farm, Norland [1907]

Binns, Edward
[1861-1905]

He married Elizabeth Hannah Greenwood.


Elizabeth was the daughter of
John Greenwood.
 

Children:

  1. Zilpha [1888-1976] who married William Ellis

Binns, Edward
[1871-1936] Born in Halifax.

He was a law clerk [1894].

On 21st June 1894, he married Ellen Grayson [1870-1943] at St Margaret's Church, Ilkley


Ellen was born in Barnsley
 

Children:

  1. Doris Elizabeth [1894-1959] who never married
  2. Trevor Grayson
  3. Edward Geoffrey [1905-1960]

The children were born in Halifax.

The family lived at 40 Glenn Terrace, Clover Hill, Halifax

Binns, George
[17??-18??] Cotton spinner at Lower Soyland Mill, Soyland [1818]. Partner in Binns & Wrigley

Binns, George
[1810-1875] Of Pickwood House, Norland.

He was a silk spinner / a partner in Binns Brothers at Mytholm Mills

At the first meeting of the Halifax Board of Guardians [17th February 1837], he was appointed Vice-Chairman.

He owned Abbotroyd, Barkisland.

He established the George Binns Charity.

On 13th June 1854, he married Susannah Sutcliffe at Halifax Parish Church.

Susannah and George had 2 children born out of wedlock

  1. Elizabeth Sutcliffe [1836-1897] who married John Whiteley [1834-1900]
  2. Richard Sutcliffe

On the children's marriage records their father's name is given as George Binns.

George died at Pickwood House [14th January 1875].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £16,000.

The will was proved by his widow Susannah, son Richard, and John Whiteley (dyer) of Mytholm, Hebden Bridge

The couple were buried at St Luke's Church, Norland

Binns, Dr George
[1873-19??] Son of Richard Sutcliffe Binns.

Born in Heptonstall.

He was educated at Victoria College Manchester / a medical student [1901].

He was in practice with Dr Thompson at Mytholmroyd.

He lived with his widowed mother at Pickwood House, Norland [1901].

In January 1904, he was appointed medical officer with the Elder Dempster Company Limited and sailed from Liverpool, bound for the Canary Isles and West Africa

Binns, George A.
[18??-1???] Comb maker at Halifax.

The business began in 1869 at Blackwall, Halifax. In 1883, he moved to Archer Street Mill, Halifax.

In 1899, he was at High Street, King Cross Lane, and an advertisement promoted his

If you want Pleasure and Satisfaction in Dressing your Hair use the
Silver dressing & tooth comb

He designed and produced the Alpha dress-makers' wheel for tracing patterns and designs.

He was a member of the choir at St Jude's Church, Halifax.

See James Pickup

Binns, Henry
[17??-18??] Cotton spinner and fustian manufacturer at Dyson Lane Mill, Rishworth [1803-1845]. He sold his products on the Manchester market.

During Crabtree's Tour of Calder Dale of 1832, he claimed to be in favour of the Ten Hours Bill, saying that he ran his mill for no more than 10 hours per day, and paid his men £1 per week. The workers said they earned 12/- or 13/- per week, and the mothers said that

their children were worked past their strength

Binns, J. A.
[18??-19??] Butcher at 9 Market Street and 278 Gibbet Street, Halifax.

A 1900 advertisement for the business announced

Beef & Pork Butcher
Best prices given for Pork Pigs

In 1920, they advertised
Ye Oldest Pork Shop in Town

and also


Prime English and Colonial Meat Stores
11 Market Street

Binns, J. Cyril
[1899-1918] Son of Joe Binns.

Born in Halifax [29th January 1899].

He was a labourer [1915] / employed by Charles Horner Limited at Mile Cross, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted [15th June 1915], and served as a Rifleman with the 13th Battalion the Prince Consort's Own Rifle Brigade.

He went to France on SS Invicta [23rd March 1916].

He was wounded in action and brought back to the England aboard SS Lanfranc. After recuperating in England, he was sent back to France [6th February 1918].

He was killed in action [8th May 1918] (aged 19).

He is remembered on the Pozières Memorial, France [81 & 84], on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on All Saints' War Memorial, Dudwell, and (possibly) on the Memorial at Saint Matthew's Church, Northowram

Binns, Jabez
[1848-1920] Born in Keighley.

He was a mechanic iron turner [1891] / an iron turner fitter [1901] / a retired mechanic [1911].

In [Q4] 1871, he married Margaret Slater [1850-1930] in Keighley.


Margaret was born in Ilkley
 

Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. Jane [1873-1943] who was a worsted weaver [1891]
  3. Rose Hannah [1875-1879]
  4. Robert [1877-1947] who was a worsted weaver [1891], a tobacconist [1911]
  5. Dinah
  6. Fred Smith [b 1881] who was a stone mason [1901] and emigrated to the USA
  7. Annie [1885-1959]
  8. Albert Edward [1893-1957] who was a sheet metal worker (apprentice) [1911]

The family lived at

  • Ruby Street, Halifax [1891]
  • Green Holme Farm, Northowram [1901]
  • 27 Cobden Street, Commercial Road, Halifax [1911]
  • 17 Clough Lane, Mixenden [1920]

Jabez died at home [11th July 1920].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £626 10/-.

Probate was granted to his widow Margaret and children Robert & Dinah

Binns, James
[1837-1904] Born in Ovenden.

He was a delver [1857].

On 7th September 1857, he married Grace Wade [1840-1922] in Halifax.


Grace was born in Warley
 

Children:

  1. Rupert [1861-1933]
  2. Aveline [1863-1947]
  3. Rosalia [1870-1958]
  4. Sarah Ann [b 1874]
  5. William Thomas

The children were born in Halifax

Binns, Joe
[1873-1943] Born in Halifax,

He was a milk dealer [1898] / a newsagent.

On 12th April 1898, he married Annie Lumb [1875-1906] at St Thomas's Church, Claremount.

Children:

  1. Cyril

The family lived at 12 Cross Street, Pellon [1915]

Binns, John
[1???-16??] Gent of Rishworth [1651].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Abraham

Binns, John
[1744-1796] Son of Nathaniel Binns.

Like his father, he was a bookseller. He was a proprietor of The Leeds Mercury. He was a Tory. He was a partner in the Leeds banking-house of Scott, Binns, Nicholson & Smith

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. child

A newspaper reported

He left his business of a bookseller, to his widow and children, from whom it was purchased some years after, by Mr John Heaton, who used to manage the bookselling department of Mr Binns' business

Binns, John
[1759-1810] Schoolmaster at Ovenden.

Announcing his death in December 1810, The Leeds Mercury said

... after a lingering illness of a number of years, occasioned by intense study. He is sincerely and deservedly regretted by a very numerous and respectable society, to whom he endeared himself by a placid temper, a benevolent disposition, amiable manner, zeal in his profession, and unimpeachable integrity of character

Binns, John
[18??-1???] Wholesale and retail manufacturing confectioner and sugar-boiler. He established his business around 1870 at Skircoat Moor. He had a factory at Church Street, Halifax and a shop at the New Market, Halifax [1890]. He produced a popular cough tablet and
Old Original Mint Rock

Binns, John
[18??-18??] Confectioner at Halifax.

In June 1869, he was declared bankrupt

Binns, John
[1803-1847] Son of Samuel Binns.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Samuel [1827-1878]

Binns, John
[1814-1891] Son of Mr Binns.

Born in Ovenden [11th October 1814].

He was a wire drawer [1841] / a wire drawing foreman [1851] / employed by Sharp & Brown before taking over the business and establishing T. & J. Binns & Company with his brother Thomas.

In 1861, his son Alfred was working for him as a wire drawer.

By 1871, Alfred had become a partner in the company and the business became J. & A. Binns Limited

John retired from the business [between 1881 & 1891].

On 5th January 1837, he married (1) Ann Smith [1811-1881] in Halifax.


Ann was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Alfred

The family lived at Brackenbed Lane [1841].

Ann died in 1881.

In 1882, John married (2) Ann [1835-1904] in Halifax.


Ann was born in Halifax, and was the widow of Mr Whiteley
 

John died at 5 Brackenbed Terrace [26th May 1891].

John & his wives were buried at Christ Church, Pellon [2 BB 28]

Binns, John
[1822-1866] Of Norland


Question: Does anyone know if / how he fits in with other members of the Binns family at Norland?

 

He was a Chelsea pensioner.

He married Mary Wood.


Mary was the daughter of
Francis Wood
 

The family lived at

Mary died in 1873.

The couple were buried at St Thomas the Apostle, Claremount [I 9]

Binns, John
[1847-19??] Born in Wilsden.

He was a card setting machine tenter [1901].

He married Hannah [1846-1???].


Hannah was born in Ovenden
 

Children:

  1. Matthew Victor
  2. Miriam [b 1878] who was a cook & waitress [1861]
  3. Herman [b 1879] who was a cook & waiter [1901]

The family lived at

  • 35 Kingston Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 6 Leadenhall Street, Halifax [1911]

Hannah was widowed by 1911

Binns, Rev John
[1854-1928] Son of Mary & John Binns, a woollen spinner.

Born in Norland [19th November 1854].

He was a Primitive Methodist Minister in Halifax [1900].

In 1880, he married Martha Riley [1856-1945] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Edith Sophia [b 1881] who married Richard Davies, a corn miller & farmer

On account of ill health, John retired to Clun, Shropshire [1915] where he died [5th February 1928]

Binns, John Edward
[1868-19??] Born in Greetland.

He was a millwright with Edward Binns & Sons [1905] / a millwright (employer) [1911] / a Councillor

He opened the Greetland Sewage Works [1907]

Around 1888, he married Lizzie [1867-19??] from Greetland.

Children:

  1. Edward [b 1888] who was a mechanic iron turner [1911]
  2. Gertrude [b 1892]
  3. Gladys Mary 18 [b 1893] who was a sewing machine tailoress [1911]
  4. Henry [b 1895] who was an engineer's apprentice [1911]
  5. Ernest Middleton [b 1902]
  6. Constance [b 1904]

The family lived at 26 Victoria Street, Greetland [1911]

Binns, John Joseph
[1914-1944] MM.

Son of Margaret & William J. Binns.

He was employed by J. & A. Binns Limited.

In [Q1] 1939, he married Edith Woodall in Halifax.

They lived at 33 Fitzwilliam Street, Halifax.

He was a reservist.

During World War II, he served as a Corporal with the 1st Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He died 8th May 1944 (aged 30).

He was buried at the Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio, Italy [XI H 10].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance.

He was awarded the Military Medal

Binns, Joseph
[1725-1805] Sexton at Halifax Parish Church.

Recorded in 1792, when he refused a Christian burial in consecrated ground for Nan Beverley.

He was buried at Halifax Parish Church

Binns, Joseph
[18??-18??] Son of David Binns.

He was active in local affairs. He was a Town Councillor. He was Vice-Chairman of Halifax Gas Committee. He was one of the founders of the Halifax Tradesmen's Association.

In 1856, he took over the family business of D. Binns & Son as Joseph Binns & Company.

In 1871, he established a Mutual Insurance Society for Plate Glass

Binns, Joseph
[18??-18??] Hatter and manufacturer at John Street, Halifax [1850]

Binns, Joseph
[1815-1???] Born in Halifax.

He was a draper employing 3 assistants [1881].

He married Hannah [1831-1???].

Children:

  1. Mary Ellen [b 1862]
  2. Lucy [b 1868]
  3. Louisa [b 1873]

The family lived at 4 Lord Street, Halifax [1881].

Binns, Joseph
[1898-1917] MM.

Son of Hannah & Hyde Binns of 15 Chapel Street, Holywell Green.

Born in Manchester.

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

He died 22nd September 1917 (aged 19).

He was buried at the Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium [XXIV C 6A].

He was awarded the Military Medal

Binns, Joseph Charles
[1866-1909] Born in Sowerby.

He was a machine tool turner-maker [1892].

In [Q1] 1892, he married Grace Ann Crowther [1867-1940] in Halifax.


Grace was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Harry [1893-1960]
  2. Clarence
  3. Doris [b 1897]
  4. Jack [1903-1972]

The children were born in Sowerby.

The family lived at

  • 4 Foundry Street, Sowerby [1901]
  • 5 Scar Head, Maud's Buildings, Sowerby [1911, 1913]

Binns, Joseph Cyril
[1898-1918] Son of Edgar Binns.

Born in Halifax.

He was a mill hand [1911] / a labourer [1917] / employed by Mackintosh's.

During World War I, he enlisted in Halifax [5th March 1917], and served as a Private with the 1st/5th Battalion Durham Light Infantry.

He was posted to Italy [23rd November 1917], then sent to Le Havre [4th December 1917], joining his unit [7th December 1917].

He was killed in action [26th March 1918].

He is remembered on the Pozières Memorial, France [68-72], on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at All Saints' Church, Dudwell, and on the Memorial at John Mackintosh & Sons Limited

Binns, Martha
[1619-1694] Daughter of Thomas Binns of Rishworth Hall, Bingley.

She married (1) Joshua Horton.

She married (2) John Gill from Rotherham.

She was buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby.

She and other members of her family are mentioned in the Catalogue of Portraits of Old Halifax Worthies which appears in Horsfall Turner's Halifax Books & Authors

Binns, Matthew Victor
[1873-1914] Son of John Binns.

Born in Halifax.

He was a railway engine stoker [1901] / a train driver [1911].

In 1911, he married Martha Annie in Halifax.


Martha Annie was the widow of John Henry Priestley
 

Matthew died in Huddersfield [Q1 1914] (aged 41).

In 1915, Martha Annie married (3) William Joseph Danks in Oswestry

Binns, Morton
[1837-1905] He was landlord of the Woodman, Brighouse [1905].

In [Q1] 1858, he married Mary Milnes [1840-1896] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. John [1858-1859] who died aged 6 weeks
  2. Charles [1861-1885]
  3. Ann [1863-1892] who married Edward Naylor
  4. Ralph [1871-1872] who died aged 11 months
  5. Ellen [1875-1880]

He is mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1905

Members of the family were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse and remembered on the family grave at Brighouse Cemetery

Binns, Nathaniel
[17??-17??] Halifax bookseller. He was Librarian of the Halifax Circulating Library [1769].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John

Binns, Natty
[1???-17??] He was lame. He established Natty Binns's School

Binns, Ned
[18??-19??] Partner in Binns & Berry Brothers Limited

Binns, P.
[19??-] Curate at Brighouse [1977]

Binns, Rev P. E.
[18??-19??] Curate at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone [1900]

Binns, Richard Henry
[1878-19??] He was an electrical engineer [1910] / an electrician (steel mill) [1920, 1930]

On 9th September 1908, he married Inez Louise Blacka in Todmorden.


Inez Louise was the daughter of
John Richard Blacka
 

Children:

  1. Inez [b 1910]
  2. Edith [b 1914]

The family lived at

  • Wayne, Michigan USA [1910]
  • Ilake County, Indiana USA [1920, 1930]

Binns, Richard Sutcliffe
[1838-1897] He was born out of wedlock to Susannah Sutcliffe.

His father's name is given as George Binns on his marriage record.

Susannah & George married in 1854.

Born in Ovenden.

He was a fustian dyer and finisher [1881, 1890].

He was at West End, Hebden Bridge, Norland, and Stubbins Dye Works

He held several public offices, and was on the Board of Guardians.

On 11th September 1872, he married Susannah Parker at St James the Great Church, Hebden Bridge.


Susannah was the daughter of John Parker
 

Children:

  1. George
  2. Nathaniel [1875-1944]
  3. Sarah Elizabeth [1877-1901] who was a school teacher [1901]
  4. Richard Henry [b 1878] who was an electrical engineering student [1901]
  5. Walter [1880-1881]
  6. John Edward [1882-1939]
  7. Susannah [1884-1888]
  8. Rose [1886-1962]
  9. Lily [1889-1962]

The family lived at

Richard died at Pickwood House [28th May 1897].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £5,726 18/8d.

Probate was granted to his widow Susannah and George Wallhead (solicitor's managing clerk) 

Binns, Robert
[1734-1???] Landlord of the Old Pack Horse, Clifton [late 1700s]

Binns, Sam
[1885-1918]

He married Millicent.

They lived at 2 Halifax Lane, Luddenden.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 21st July 1918 (aged 33).

He is remembered on the Soissons Memorial, France, and on Luddenden & Midgley War Memorial

Binns, Samuel
[1776-1817] Landlord of the Old Pack Horse, Clifton [1817]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Sarah

Binns, Samuel
[1838-1893] Born in Illingworth.

He was an engine driver (stationary) [1881] / inn keeper at the Bay Horse, Halifax [1891].

He married Martha [1832-1???] from Kidderminster, Worcestershire.

Children:

  1. Martha [b 1853] who was a carpet sewer [1881]
  2. Ana [b 1868]

The family lived at

  • Scarborough Terrace, Thornhill, Dewsbury [1881]
  • 2 Blenheim Place, Dewsbury [1901]

He died 26th February 1893.

He was buried at Christ Church, Pellon

Binns, Samuel George
[1909-1942] Son of Emma & Arthur Binns.

He worked for I. & I. Calvert at Wainstalls.

In [Q3] 1935, he married Winifred Elsie Bown in Halifax.

Children:

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

They lived at 18 Clough Lane, Mixenden.

During World War I, he served as an Able Seaman with the Royal Navy aboard HMS President III.

He died 29th June 1942 (aged 33)  when SS Empire Mica was torpedoed by German Submarine U-67, and sank in the Gulf of Mexico off Florida, with the loss of 33 of her crew of 47.

He is remembered on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, England [63 1],

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance on the Memorial at Christ Church, Pellon, and on a grave at Mount Tabor Wesleyan Methodist Chapel.

In 1943, Winifred was living in Hasland, Chesterfield

Binns, Sarah
[1???-18??] A character whom Anne Lister mentions in her journals.

On 19th November 1819, she implies that there was some sexual relationship between them, but later comments suggest that the character was entirely fictitious

Binns, Sarah
[1857-1941] Daughter of Samuel Binns.

Born in Cleckheaton, and baptised on 7th January 1858 at Hartshead.

She was a worstead weaver in Liversedge [1881]. After her parents died, she looked after her siblings.

Sarah had a daughter Amy Sarah Binns [1882-1963]. It appears that Amy Sarah was brought up by two of her great aunts, while her mother, Sarah, got on with the rest of her life.

Regarding Amy Sarah's father, contributor Sheena Spencer writes

according to a family tale, William Henry Pettyt was set to marry Amy Sarah's mother, Sarah, but he deserted her and left for America.

Another tale says that William Clapham Flint died before he and Sarah could be married.

However, records that have been found, and the research of Eugenie Flather in the 1960s, cast doubt on this story.

We are not sure who was Amy Sarah's father, but, given her date of birth, we guess it was Mr Pettyt

Amy Sarah married Walter Harold Butterfield Flather [1881-1936].

In 1888, Sarah married (1) William Clapham Flint. They had a daughter, Ada.

After William's death, Sarah married (2) George Brook Senior

Binns, Smith
[1859-1934] Born in Norland.

On 24th November 1879, he married Emma Hanglin [1860-1928] at Elland Parish Church.


Emma was born in Kidderminster, Worcestershire
 

Children:

  1. child who died in infancy [before 1911]
  2. Sarah Eliza [b 1881] who was a cotton rover [1901]
  3. Amy Ann [b 1886] who was a worsted reeler [1911]
  4. Edgar
  5. Margaret Emily (Maggie) [1890-1906]
  6. Gertrude [b 1894] who was a carpet weaver [1911], and never married
  7. Ivy [b 1897] who was a cotton reeler [1911]

The family lived at Scar Head, Norland [1911, 1934].

Emma died in 1928.

Smith died 14th December 1934.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £369 0/4d.

The will was proved by daughter Gertrude and Arthur Victor Gledhill (woollen carder).

Members of the family were buried at Mount Zion Primitive Methodist Chapel, Norland

Binns, Thomas
[18??-18??] Local artist who drew many scenes of early 19th century Halifax.

Between 1841-1846, these were published as Reproductions of Pencil Drawings.

Some of the drawings were used in the Yorkshire Coiners by Henry Ling Roth

Binns, Thomas
[1808-18??] Son of Mr Binns.

He was a wire drawer [1841] / employed by Sharp & Brown before taking over the business and establishing T. & J. Binns & Company with his brother John Binns.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. William
  2. Samuel

Sons William & Samuel also worked in the business [1861]

Binns, Thomas
[1844-1910] Established Thomas Binns & Company Limited.

In 1866, he married Elizabeth Wright in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Annie who married Leonard Rathmell

The family lived at 71 Wakefield Road, Brighouse

Binns, Trevor Grayson
[1899-1918] Son of Edward Binns.

Born in Halifax.

He was a clerk [1917].

During World War I, he enlisted [24th March 1917], and served as a Private with the 1st/8th Battalion Durham Light Infantry.

He was held in reserve at Brocton Camp until he went France [31st Mar 1918].

He was killed in action after 1 week in France [10th April 1918].

He is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium [8 & 9], on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Jude's Church, Savile Park

Binns, Uriah
[1834-1910] Son of Hannah & Richard Binns, weaver.

Born in Queenshead [21st December 1834].

He was a mechanic [1859] / an engineer [1866] / a machine tool maker [1891] / a mechanical engineer (employer) [1901] / a partner in Binns Brothers.

In June 1880, he was declared bankrupt.

On 24th September 1859, he married Mary Dyson [1847-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary was born in Norland, the daughter of James Dyson, corn miller
 

Children:

  1. Emily [b 1866] who was a dressmaker [1891], a bookkeeper for father [1901]
  2. Richard Angelo [b 1866] who was a machine tool maker [1891]
  3. James H [b 1869] who was an engineer's tools fitter [1891]
  4. Annie [b 1872]
  5. Hannah [b 1875]
  6. Harry [b 1877] who was a mechanic's fitter [1901]

The children were born in Sowerby Bridge.

The family lived at

Uriah died in Halifax [1910] (aged 75) 

Binns, Walter
[18??-1900] He lived at Lower Sunderland Farm, Shibden.

During the South African Wars, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died after the Battle of Spion Kop [23rd January 1900].

He is remembered on the Halifax Parish Church South African War Memorial, and on West View Park War Memorial

Binns, Wilfred
[1891-1915] Son of Mr Binns of Salterhebble Hill, Halifax.

He was employed by Mackintosh's, and worked in Middlesborough.

In [Q1] 1907, he married Ruth Chance in Halifax.

They lived at 13 Brunswick Court, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 8th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed in the Dardanelles [7th August 1915] (aged 24).

He is remembered on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli [117-119], on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on All Saints' War Memorial, Dudwell, and on the Memorial at John Mackintosh & Sons Limited

Binns, Wilfred B.
[18??-1916] He was educated at the Blue Coat School, Halifax.

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

He was killed in action [1st November 1916].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Blue Coat School Memorial, and on the Halifax Parish Church Church Members (WWI) Memorial

Binns, William
[1???-18??] Surveyor of the Halifax & Rochdale Turnpike.

On 11th February 1835, as he was returning over Blackstone Edge from Rochdale, he was attacked by four men

in the garb of navigators or excavators

They dragged him from his horse, tore away his smallclothes and robbed him of a purse marked WB, two £5 notes, 3 sovereigns, some silver and other small items. One of the villains gathered up a large stone which he dashed upon Mr Binns's head, intending to deprive him of life. They decamped across the moors and Mr Binns pursued. He was conveyed home by a coach which appeared shortly afterwards. No serious consequences were anticipated

Binns, William
[1818-1883] Landlord of the Moorcock, Wainstalls [1883].

He died 5th June 1883 (aged 65).

He was buried at Mount Pleasant Methodist Church, Wainstalls

Binns, William Henry
[1831-1879] Of Lane Top, Norland.

In 1857, he married Sarah Crowther or Sarah Greenwood [1835-1909] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Annie [1866-1931]
  2. Eliza [1870-1896]

Members of the family were buried at Mount Zion Primitive Methodist Chapel, Norland

Binns, William Thomas
[1878-1918] Son of James Binns

Born in Halifax.

He was a member of Queens Road United Methodist Chapel / a travelling confectionery salesman [1915] / employed by Mackintosh's.

On 8th August 1902, he married Agnes Hancock [1878-1971] at United Methodist Church, Queens Road.


Agnes was born in Halifax
 

They had no children.

They lived at

  • 218 Queen's Road, Halifax
  • 23 Taylor Street, Halifax [1915]
  • 9 Ashbourne Grove, Halifax

During World War I, he enlisted [10th December 1915], and served as a Private / Lewis gunner with the 13th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment.

He sailed from Folkestone to France [1st January 1917].

He was killed by shellfire [7th January 1918].

He was buried at the Roclincourt Military Cemetery, France [II F 13], on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at John Mackintosh & Sons Limited

 

The Binns family of Norland
Also Bynns.

See Binroyd

Binns surname

There are over 70 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Binns, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Binns:


Marriages 1804, 1852, 1866, 1867, 1877, 1896, 1907, 1909, 1915; Deaths 1805, 1899, 1900
 




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