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Abraham Dearden [1850-1???]
Anne Dearden [1832-1875]
Arthur Dearden [1885-1916]
Caleb Dearden [1798-1862]
Caleb Dearden [1832-1894]
Charles Dearden [1???-1???]
Charles Dearden [1821-1878]
Edward Armitage Dearden [1859-1922]
Elizabeth Dearden [17??-18??]
George Dearden [17??-17??]
Harold Oswald Dearden [1888-1917]
Helliwell Dearden [1879-19??]
J. F. Dearden [1???-18??]
James Dearden [1???-1850]
Rev James Dearden [18??-18??]
John Dearden [1???-1844]
John Dearden [16??-17??]
John Dearden [1616-1683]
John Dearden [1713-1775]
John Dearden [1756-1786]
John Dearden [1773-1854]
John Dearden [1775-1838]
John Dearden [1802-1839]
John Dearden [1831-1901]
John Dearden [1835-1901]
Joshua Dearden [1660-1696]
Margaret Dearden [1833-1907]
Richard Dearden [15??-1626]
Thomas Dearden [17??-18??]
Thomas Dearden [1898-1918]
Thomas F. Dearden [1???-18??]
Wilfred Dearden [1888-1917]
William Dearden [1803-1889]
Rev William Dearden [1834-1892]


Dearden, Abraham
[1850-1???] Son of Abraham Dearden, tailor.

He was a tailor of Heptonstall [1871, 1874] / a corn miller [1881] / a sack minder at flour mill [1891] / a corn miller [1901] / a retired tailor [1911].

In 1871, he married (1) Sarah Ann Heap [1850-1873] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah Ann, of Heptonstall, was the daughter of John Heap, waterman
 

Sarah Ann died in Todmorden [1873] (aged 23).

In 1874, he married (2) Betty Barrett [1843-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Betty, of Wadsworth, was the daughter of John Barrett, mason
 

Children:

  1. Sam [b 1877] who was a fustian tailor [1891], a tailor's cutter (fustian) [1901], a fustian clothing cutter-out [1911]
  2. Sarah [b 1880] who was a clothiers machinist (fustian) [1901], a fustian machinist [1911]
  3. Arthur

The children were born in Heptonstall.

The family lived at

  • Lower High Street, Hebden Bridge, Heptonstall [1881]
  • 6 New Street, Hebden Bridge, Heptonstall [1891]
  • 67 Bridge Lanes/Market Street, Hebden Bridge [1901, 1911, 1915]

Dearden, Anne
[1832-1875] Eldest daughter of John Dearden.

In 1841, with both parents dead, she and her siblings were living in York with Bridget Charnock.

In 1851, she was living with her uncle, Henry Greenwood Esq., of West Lodge Ripon.

In July 1854, she married Samuel Cunliffe-Lister

Dearden, Arthur
[1885-1916] Son of Abraham Dearden.

He was an apprentice painter & decorator [1901] / a house painter [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 9th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died of wounds [11th December 1916] (aged 32).

He was buried at the Varennes Military Cemetery [I G 64]

Dearden, Caleb
[1798-1862] Born in Bacup.

In 1823, he married Elizabeth Pennington [1799-1870] in Brotherton.


Elizabeth was born in Brotherton
 

Children:

  1. Margaret [b 1823]
  2. George [b 1830]
  3. Caleb

The couple died in Halifax: Caleb [8th March 1862]; Elizabeth [15th December 1870].

Members of the family were buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax

Dearden, Caleb
[1832-1894] Son of Caleb Dearden.

Born in Halifax.

He was landlord of the Albion Inn, Halifax [1869, 1894].

On 29th August 1867, he married Mary Anne Tidswell [1840-1869] in Halifax.


Mary was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. William [1835-1862]
  2. Thomas [b 1837]
  3. Ann [b 1838]
  4. Elizabeth [1844-1865]

The couple died in Halifax: Caleb [12th October 1894]; Mary 24/7/1869 [].

Members of the family were buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax.

Caleb is mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1894

Dearden, Charles
[1???-1???] He was a founder member of Square Independent Chapel, Halifax.

He was buried at Square Independent Chapel, Halifax

Dearden, Charles
[1821-1878] He married Rachel Dearden.


Rachel was the daughter of
John Rayner
 

Children:

  1. child
  2. child
  3. child
  4. child
  5. child
  6. child
  7. child
  8. child
  9. child

Dearden, Edward Armitage
[1859-1922] Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton mill manager [1883].

On 3rd March 1883, he married Mary Ellen Elizabeth Ellis [1863-1931] in Littleborough.


Mary Ellen Elizabeth was born in London
 

Children:

  1. Charles Ellis [1859-1941] who was a cashier
  2. Rowland Edward [1886-1959] who was a chauffeur
  3. Harold Oswald Dearden
  4. Ethel Minett [1890-1967] who married [1918] Richard Vernon Thomas

The family lived at Triangle [1911]

Dearden, Elizabeth
[17??-18??] Of Halifax. She was the second wife of John Fielden

Dearden, George
[17??-17??] In 1741, he married Sarah, daughter of Abraham Patchett, in Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Sarah [b 1745]

Dearden, Harold Oswald
[1888-1917] Son of Edward Armitage Dearden.

Born in Triangle.

He was a shoemaker [1911] / (possibly) employed by W. & R. K. Lee Limited.

During World War I, he served as a Sergeant with the West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He was killed in action [31st October 1917].

He is remembered on Ripponden War Memorial, and on the W. & R. K. Lee Limited Roll of Honour

Dearden, Helliwell
[1879-19??] Son of silk dresser David Dearden.

Born in Manningham, Bradford.

He was farmer at Royal Oak, Mytholmroyd, Sowerby, [1910] / innkeeper at the Black Horse, Hebden Bridge [1911].

In 1910, he married Janet Crabtree [1885-19??] of Pall Mall, Mytholmroyd, at Halifax Parish Church

Dearden, J. F.
[1???-18??] Coroner at Todmorden & Walsden. Recorded in 1850


Question: Could this have been a Leeds Mercury typo for Thomas F. Dearden?

 

Dearden, James
[1???-1850] Aka Lusty. On 8th November 1850, he died after being run over by a cart at Gauxholme, Todmorden

Dearden, Rev James
[18??-18??] Pastor at Lydgate Baptist Church, Todmorden [1861]. He resigned in 1883

Dearden, John
[1???-1844] He was killed in an accident in which a coach driven by William Smith overturned, injuring Mr Wainwright and killing Dearden

Dearden, John
[16??-17??] He married Susan, daughter of James Oates

Dearden, John
[1616-1683] Son of Richard Dearden.

In 1626, he inherited £800 and Wood Lane Hall, Sowerby from his father. He rebuilt the hall 1649-1651.

When he died, 300 funeral guests – mostly residents of Sowerby – enjoyed a sumptuous meal of mutton, lamb, beef, veal, 30 dozen loaves of bread, biscuits, and cakes, and 10 gallons of claret

Dearden, John
[1713-1775] Of Hollins, Luddenden

He married Ellen [1715-1799].

Children:

  1. Susanna who died in infancy
  2. John

Members of the family were buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden and they are remembered there together with John's parents and 2 sisters

Dearden, John
[1756-1786] Son of John Dearden

On 8th May 1773, he married Susannah Bargh at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. John

The family lived at The Hollins.

He died (aged 29).

He is remembered at St Mary's Church, Luddenden

After his death, Susannah married Johnson Atkinson

Dearden, John
[1773-1854] Born in Heptonstall.

Tailor and clothier of Hebden Bridge. In 1801, he was appointed JP.

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

On 14th October 1794, he married Elizabeth (Betty) Speak [17??-1835] at Heptonstall Church.

Children:

  1. William

In 1851, he was living with his son William at The Hollins, Warley.

He was dead by 1857.

See Warley Grammar School

Dearden, John
[1775-1838] JP.

Son of John Dearden.

He was a magistrate / Lieutenant Colonel of the First West York Militia

He married Anne [1778-1835].

Children:

  1. John

Anne died 8th January 1835.

John died after a lingering illness [15th June 1838] Probate records show that John left an estate valued at £5,000.

Members of the family were buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden

Dearden, John
[1802-1839] JP.

Son of John Dearden.

In January 1831, he married Margaret Greenwood [1803-1839].


Margaret came from Leeds
 

Children:

  1. Anne
  2. Margaret
  3. John

Margaret died 4th March 1839 (aged 36).

John died 8th December 1939.

Probate records show that John left an estate valued at £4,000.

His executor was Henry Greenwood, his wife's brother.

In 1841, the children were living in York with Bridget Charnock.

In 1851, Anne was living with her uncle, Henry Greenwood in Ripon, Margaret was at school in St Marylebone, London, John was at school in Brighthelmstone, Sussex

Members of the family were buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden

Dearden, John
[1831-1901] Born in Southowram.

On 20th May 1889, he married Ruth Womersley in Halifax.


Ruth was the daughter of
Edward Womersley
 

They had no children.

Ruth died in St Luke's Hospital [13th March 1925].

She was buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram

Dearden, John
[1835-1901] JP.

Son of John Dearden.

Born in Halifax.

In 1841, with both parents dead, he and his siblings were living in York with Bridget Charnock.

In 1851, he was at school in Brighthelmstone (Brighton), Sussex.

He was a magistrate [1871] / Captain in the 13th Light Dragoons

He was (possibly) one of the subscribers to John Horner's book Buildings in the Town & Parish of Halifax [1835].

On 15th May 1860, he married Henrietta Maria Edwards at St George's Church, Hanover Square, London.


Henrietta Maria was the daughter of Sir Henry Edwards
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1861]
  2. Margaret [b 1863]
  3. Agnes [b 1864]
  4. Annie [b 1865]
  5. Henry [b 1868]
  6. Arthur [b 1870]

The family lived at

Henrietta Maria died in Haywards Heath [27th July 1924].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £521 19/10d.

Probate was granted to son Henry Dearden

Dearden, Joshua
[1660-1696] Chief constable of Sowerby.

He died 26th March 1696 (aged 36)  Heywood records his death


Mr Joshua Dearden (chief constable) of Sowrby, dyed 26 March 1696, bureyed at Halifax 30 March 1696, age 36, prejudiced himself by brandy
 

See Wood Lane Hall, Sowerby

Dearden, Margaret
[1833-1907] Daughter of John Dearden.

In 1841, with both parents dead, she and her siblings were living in York with Bridget Charnock.

In 1851, she was at school in St Marylebone, London.

On 22nd April 1857, she married Thomas Thompson Cunliffe-Lister

Dearden, Richard
[15??-1626] Yeoman-clothier. He was Constable of Sowerby [1609].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John

See Wood Lane Hall, Sowerby

Dearden, Thomas
[17??-18??] Halifax builder. He contributed £100 towards the building of Harrison Road Chapel, Carlton Street. He was also involved in the construction of the Chapel

Dearden, Thomas
[1898-1918] Son of Fred Dearden of Hebden Bridge.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 8th Battalion King's Own (Royal Regiment Lancaster).

He died 10th May 1918 (aged 20).

He was buried at the Sandpits British Cemetery, Fouquereuil [I G 8]

Dearden, Thomas F.
[1???-18??] Hebden Bridge attorney. He practised at the White Horse, Hebden Bridge [1834]. He was Coroner at Todmorden [1861]

Dearden, Wilfred
[1888-1917] Son of T. E. Dearden of Bacup, Lancashire.

Born in Rochdale.

During World War I, he served as a Driver with the 39th Trench Mortar Battery Royal Field Artillery.

He died 26th July 1917 (aged 29).

He was buried at the Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery [II G 3].

He is remembered on Todmorden War Memorial

Dearden, William
[1803-1889] He was a poet and writer born in Hebden Bridge.

He wrote under the pseudonym of William Oakendale, and was also known as the Bard of Calderdale and the Bard of Caldene.

He was a friend of Branwell Brontë

Dearden, Rev William
[1834-1892] MA, RN.

Only son of William Dearden. He was educated by his father, and then at Trinity College Cambridge. He was tutor to the sons of the Earls of Montgomery. He served with the Royal Navy. In 1886, he was appointed Chaplain at the Marines' Hospital, Chatham.

He was clerk chaplain and naval instructor of HMS Boscawen.

He married Emily Agnes.

He died at the Royal Naval Hospital, Great Yarmouth [23rd January 1892].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £56 5/2d. Probate was granted to Emily Agnes

 

The Dearden family
A yeoman clothier family who lived at Wood Lane Hall, Sowerby.

They were land and property owners in the Luddenden area

Dearden surname
The surname probably originated in Lancashire and uses the element den and means valley of the deer.

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



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