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Mr Ellis [18??-19??]
Albert Ellis [19??-19??]
Arthur Ellis [18??-19??]
Arthur Ellis [1914-1999]
Arthur Henry Ellis [1875-1941]
Austin Ellis [1883-1918]
Charles Gerrard Ellis [18??-18??]
Charles Henry Ellis [1875-1???]
Rev David Craven Ellis [1934-19??]
Douglas Ellis [1919-1945]
Edgar Ellis [18??-191?]
Rev Edward Ellis [17??-18??]
Edward Ellis [1859-19??]
Dr Edward Douglas Ellis [1884-1943]
Ephraim Ellis [18??-189?]
Frank Ellis [1892-1916]
Frank Ellis [1914-1942]
Fred Ellis [1889-1918]
Fred Ellis [1900-1979]
Frederick Vincent Ellis [1892-1961]
George Ellis [18??-1916]
George Ellis [1892-1915]
Gledhill Ellis [1892-1916]
Henry John Ellis [1837-1861]
Irvin Ellis [1876-1965]
Jackson Ellis [1899-1918]
James Ellis [1???-1834]
James Ellis [18??-1904]
James Ellis [1804-1867]
James Ellis [1910-1973]
James Thomas Ellis [1880-1918]
John Ellis [1???-1834]
Rev John Ellis [18??-18??]
Rev John Ellis [18??-18??]
John Ellis [1930-]
John Arnott Ellis [1895-1918]
Joseph Ellis [18??-18??]
Maria Ann Ellis [1875-1???]
Mary Ellis [1???-1???]
Robert Ellis [1898-1918]
Samuel Ellis [1776-1???]
Samuel Ellis [1798-1858]
Sarah Ellis [1831-1914]
Sidney Ellis [1807-1876]
Stephen Ellis [1???-16??]
Thomas Ellis [1795-18??]
Thomas Charles Ellis [1846-1886]
Tom Ellis [1874-19??]
V. Ellis [19??-19??]
Vernon Ellis [1918-1945]
W. Ellis [18??-19??]
Wilfred Ellis [1888-1918]
William Ellis [17??-1???]
William Ellis [17??-18??]
Dr William Ellis [18??-1875]
William Ellis [1830-1874]
William Ellis [1842-1903]
William Ellis [1851-1???]
William Ellis [1890-1963]
Willie Ellis [18??-191?]


Ellis, Mr
[18??-19??] Around 1892 he married Ada [1867-19??] from Bradford.


In 1911, Ada was head of the household and described herself as a grass widow, but this was changed to married. She gave her occupation as landlady of boarding house
 

Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. child
  3. child
  4. Arthur Vaughan [b 1893] who was a stockkeeper (worsted spinners) [1911]
  5. Daniel Edwin [b 1900]
  6. Gwynneth May [b 1902]
  7. Bernard Cecil [b 1904]

The family lived at 1 Trinity Place, Halifax [1911].

Living with them in 1911 was boarder Thomas Foulkes [aged 24] (tailor's shop assistant) 

Ellis, Albert
[19??-19??] Director and Chief Engineer of A. & J. R. Davison Limited [1958]

Ellis, Arthur
[18??-19??] Engineer and maker of washing machines, wringing machine dealer and retailer of
The Ewbank Easy lift the Mangle

He was at 24 Horton Street, Halifax [1937]

Ellis, Arthur
[1914-1999] Son of William Ellis.

Born in Pellon.

He became a national and international football referee. In 1952, at the age of 37, he refereed the FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Newcastle; the youngest Cup Final referee, at the time.

He ended his career in league football in 1963.

He was referee of BBC TV's It's a knockout game show from [1966-1982].

He worked as a representative for Ramsden's Brewery [1952-1982]. He published 2 books of memoirs: Refereeing round the world [1954] and The final whistle [1962].

On 7th August 1937, he married Kathleen Robertshaw [1914-1986].

Children:

  1. son
  2. son

The family lived at Brighouse

Ellis, Arthur Henry
[1875-1941] Recorded in 1922, when he was a hatter, hosier, and dealer in raincoats, sports coats, and overalls for all trades, at 52 Crown Street, Halifax

Ellis, Austin
[1883-1918] DCM.

Son of Harriet Ann & William Ellis of King Cross, Halifax.

He was a salesman for J. Barron / a member of Pellon Ward Liberal Club.

In [Q2] 1908, he married Edith Ellen Arundale in Halifax.

Children:

  1. child

They lived at 10 Audley Street, Hanson Lane, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted [July 1916], and served as a Lance Corporal with the 1st Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment.

He was killed by a sniper [18th September 1918] (aged 35).

He is remembered on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, France [4], and on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal

Ellis, Charles Gerrard
[18??-18??] Gent of Halifax.

Recorded in July 1863, when he was foreman of the grand jury at the West Riding Midsummer Quarter Sessions

Ellis, Charles Henry
[1875-1???] Born in Norland.

He was a labourer [1899].

On 7th Oct 1899, he married Mary Dyson at St Stephen's Church, Copley.


Mary was the daughter of
Joseph Dyson
 

Children:

  1. Elsie [b 1900]
  2. Frank [b 1907]

Ellis, Rev David Craven
[1934-19??] He served as curate of Great Crosby, Liverpool [1961-1965], chaplain of the Diocesan Boy's School, and curate of Christ Church, Kowloon Diocese of Hong Kong [1965-1969] He returned to the UK as curate-in-charge and Diocesan Youth officer at Sawrey, Carlisle [1969-1974] before becoming Vicar of St Augustine's Church, Pellon [1974]

Ellis, Douglas
[1919-1945]

He was a member of Lee Mount Baptist Church, Ovenden / employed by Haw & Barker at Bull Green, Halifax.

He married Annie.

Children:

  1. son
  2. son

They lived at 2 Buckfield Place, Holmfield. Halifax.

During World War II, he enlisted [October 1939], and served as a Lance Corporal with the 1st Battalion Green Howards (Yorkshire Regiment).

He took part in the Dunkirk evacuation.

He was killed in Germany [30th April 1945] (aged 26).

He was buried at the Hamburg Cemetery, Germany. [1A A1 13]

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Lee Mount Baptist Church, Ovenden

Ellis, Edgar
[18??-191?] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint Matthew's Church, Northowram

Ellis, Rev Edward
[17??-18??] MA.

He attended Heath Grammar School.

He became Second Master of Westminster School [1814]

Ellis, Edward
[1859-19??] Born in Ossett.

He was a medical practitioner in Halifax [1891, 1895].

In [Q3] 1881, he married Ruth Douglas [1856-19??] in Leeds.


Ruth came from Acomb, York
 

Children:

  1. George Douglas (Ellis) [b 1884]
  2. Claude Douglas (Ellis) [b 1886]
  3. Harold Douglas (Ellis) [b 1886]
  4. Edward Douglas
  5. Dorothy [b 1895]

The family lived at

Ellis, Dr Edward Douglas
[1884-1943] LRCP, LRCS, LRFPS.

Son of Edward Ellis.

Physician & surgeon.

He lived at Craven House, Halifax [1936]

Ellis, Ephraim
[18??-189?] Of Buttershaw. He was a cashier at the Low Moor Iron Company, Norwood Green. He was connected to Norwood Green School. In 1897, his widow and daughters erected Ellis Jubilee Clock Tower in his memory

Ellis, Frank
[1892-1916] He worked at Brookfoot Dye Works.

He married Unknown.

They lived at 53 Brookfoot Lane, Southowram.

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

He was killed in a failed attack on Schwaben Redoubt [3rd September 1916] (aged 24).

He was buried at the Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval, France. [I H 13].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on Brighouse War Memorial, on Southowram War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Anne's Church, Southowram

Ellis, Frank
[1914-1942] He was educated at the Parish Church School / employed at Dean Clough Mills.

He lived at 10 Wards End, Halifax / 45 Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge.

He enlisted [1926], and served 12 years in India.

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

He was reported missing in Burma, and assumed to have died between the 18th & 23rd February 1942 (aged 28).

He is remembered on the Rangoon Memorial [13], and on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Ellis, Fred
[1889-1918] MSM.

He lived with his sister at 19 Dale Street, Brighouse.

He was a silk dresser in Leek, Staffordshire / a reservist.

During World War I, he enlisted [August 1914], and served as a Serjeant with the 10th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He fought at Mons. He was twice wounded.

He was awarded the Meritorius Service Medal

He was killed at Cambrai [19th September 1918] (aged 29).

He is remembered on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial [4], on Brighouse War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Park Methodist Chapel, Brighouse

Ellis, Fred
[1900-1979] He worked as a travelling salesman for James Farrar (Brushes) Limited.

He was an Alderman and Mayor of Halifax [1966-1967]

Ellis, Frederick Vincent
[1892-1961] Born in Halifax [5th February 1892].

He became a well-known artist and art teacher in New Zealand. He studied at Halifax Technical College School of Art [1909-1913], and then at the Royal College of Art, London [1914].

He served in World War I, and, his health having been affected by gas, he was advised to travel to New Zealand [1922]. He taught at King Edward Technical College School of Art in Dunedin.

In 1926, he married Elizabeth Bunbury. The couple moved to Wellington.

He died in New Zealand

Ellis, George
[18??-1916] Born in Easthorpe.

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

He died 3rd September 1916.

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial [6A & 6B], and on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Ellis, George
[1892-1915]

He married Flora.

They lived at 11 Weir Street, Shade.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/6th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He died 7th May 1915 (aged 23).

He is remembered on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli [58-72 / 218-219], and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Ellis, Gledhill
[1892-1916] Son of Sarah Jane (née Gledhill) [1868-1953] & Ben Ellis [1867-1945].

Born in Elland.

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 11th Battalion Manchester Regiment.

He died 3rd August 1916.

He was buried at the Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval [XXX F 10]

Ellis, Henry John
[1837-1861] Son of gardener Matthew Ellis of Roundhay.

He served in the Crimean War; the Indian Mutiny.

He was a Sergeant in the 33rd Regiment of Foot when he died in Halifax [2nd May 1861]

Ellis, Irvin
[1876-1965] Born in Greetland.

He was landlord of the Star Inn, Sowerby [1928-1945].

In 1895, he married Maria Alice Smith [1877-1944] in Halifax.


Maria Alice was born in Greetland
 

Children:

  1. John Arnott
  2. Jackson
  3. Vernie

Sons John Arnott & Jackson died in World War I and Vernie died in World War 2

Ellis, Jackson
[1899-1918] Son of Irvin Ellis.

He lived at 12 Egremont Terrace, Sowerby Bridge.

He worked for Mitchell Brothers in Sowerby Bridge.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 15th/17th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died of wounds [29th September 1918].

He was buried at the Dranoutre Military Cemetery, Belgium [III A 13].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint George's Church, Sowerby

His brother John Arnott also died in the War, and brother Vernie died in World War 2

Ellis, James
[1???-1834] Around 2:30 pm on Sunday, 5th January 1834, Ellis was
fresh in liquor

at the Punch Bowl, Bailiff Bridge when 2 others – Jonathan Beaumont and Thomas Bramham – came in and called for a noggin of rum.

The landlady refused to serve them.

Ellis got up and asked Bramham to shake hands, but Bramham refused to

shake hands with any such cursed rogue as he

Beaumont then punched Ellis, knocking him to the floor, and then kicked him and jumped on his body with both feet. Others in the bar intervened and Ellis was carried home on a cart. He died on the following Tuesday morning.

The Coroner's jury returned a verdict of manslaughter against Beaumont who subsequently absconded

Ellis, James
[18??-1904] Landlord of the New Road Tavern, Halifax [1904].

In 1890, he married Elizabeth Ann Bethel in Halifax.

He is mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1904

Ellis, James
[1804-1867] Card maker at Halifax. He was prominent in music and in local Sunday Schools.

He married Susannah Green [1806-1886].

Children:

  1. Sarah

James and Susannah were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 947]

Ellis, James
[1910-1973] Of Brighouse.

In 1973, his neighbour, Douglas Morton, was charged with Ellis's murder

Ellis, James Thomas
[1880-1918] Son of William Ellis.

Born in Halifax.

He was a manager at the Girlington Branch of the Economic Stores [1911].

During World War I, he enlisted [1916], and served as a Private with the 1st Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He died of wounds in the Casualty Clearing Station [4th October 1918].

He was buried at the Tincourt New British Cemetery, France [VI F 18].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Saint Augustine's Church, Pellon, and on the family grave at Christ Church, Pellon

Ellis, John
[1???-1834] A married man of Brighouse.

On 5th January 1834, he was

fresh in liquor

at the Punch Bowl, Bailiff Bridge when 2 other men, Jonathan Beaumont and Thomas Bramham, also tipsy, came in. Ellis asked Bramham to shake hands but he refused. Beaumont then hit Ellis, knocking him over, and then jumped on him and stamped on him. Ellis died 2 days later.

At the inquest, the jury returned a verdict of manslaughter against Beaumont who had absconded

Ellis, Rev John
[18??-18??] Minister at Christ's Chapel, Elland [1868-1871].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John

Ellis, Rev John
[18??-18??] Son of Rev John Ellis.

He was Minister at Christ's Chapel, Elland [1902, 1905].

He lived at Lightcliffe and was a missioner for the district

Ellis, John
[1930-] Politician. Educated at Rastrick Grammar School.

He was Labour MP for Bristol North West [1966-1970] and for Brigg & Scunthorpe [1974-1979]

Ellis, John Arnott
[1895-1918] MM.

Son of Irvin Ellis.

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

He was killed in action in France / Flanders [13th April 1918].

He was buried at the Mont Noir Military Cemetery, St. Jans-Cappel [I B 4].

He is remembered on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Halifax Bowling Club.

His brother Jackson also died in the War, and brother Vernie died in World War 2

Ellis, Joseph
[18??-18??] Innkeeper at the Delvers' Arms, Shibden.

On 24th December 1858, he was fined 30/- for

having company in his house at 3 o'clock on the previous Sunday afternoon

Ellis, Maria Ann
[1875-1???] Daughter of William Ellis.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

She was a dress maker [1891] / a milliner [1901, 1911].

In 1905, the Sowerby Bridge Chronicle carried an advertisement for her millinery business – Miss Ellis – at 23 Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge

Ellis, Mary
[1???-1???] Youngest daughter of Stephen Ellis from whom she inherited Langley Hall.

She married Edward Langley

Ellis, Robert
[1898-1918] MM.

He was a baker for Crabtree & Ashworth / a weaver.

He lived at 7 Bridge Buildings, Shade, Todmorden.

During World War I, he enlisted [1916], and served as a Rifleman with the 9th Battalion Cameronian (Scottish Rifles).

He was awarded the Military Medal [May 1918].

He died of wounds [24th October 1918].

He was buried at the Foreste Communal Cemetery, France [B 47].

He is remembered on Todmorden War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Mary's Parish Church, Todmorden

Ellis, Samuel
[1776-1???] Born in Halifax. He was an organist. He was a pupil of Thomas Stopford

Ellis, Samuel
[1798-1858] Of Shelf.

He married Nancy [1806-1861].

The couple were buried at Mount Zion Chapel, Lightcliffe

Ellis, Sarah
[1831-1914] Daughter of James Ellis.

Born in Back Foundry Street, Halifax.

She married Thomas Wayman.

She died at Banbury, Oxfordshire

Ellis, Sidney
[1807-1876] Schoolmaster of Lightcliffe.

On 18th June 1858, he was walking from Lightcliffe Station to his home when 3 men threw him to the ground, rifled his pockets and stole his watch, 5 sovereigns, a half-sovereign, 4 half-crowns and other money, and a basket of groceries which he had been carrying.

At the December Assizes at Leeds, Daniel Hanson [34] was charged with the offence. Ellis was unsure about identifying Hanson, and witnesses gave Hanson an alibi at the time of the assault. Hanson was acquitted

Ellis, Stephen
[1???-16??] Came from the Craven district of Yorkshire. In 1655, he bought Langley Hall, Hipperholme. He was active in persecuting local nonconformists after the restoration of Charles II. He was said to have been an enemy of Rev Oliver Heywood. He was involved in establishing Hipperholme Grammar School and was one of its first trustees.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. a daughter who married Thomas Highley of whom Ellis disapproved
  2. Mary
Langley Hall passed to Mary

Ellis, Thomas
[1795-18??] He served with the 2nd Battalion 84th Foot York & Lancaster Regiment in the Peninsular War

Ellis, Thomas Charles
[1846-1886] He lived at Ryburn Cottage, Ripponden

Ellis, Tom
[1874-19??] Son of Martin Ellis, labourer.

He was a labourer of Clayton Place, Brookfoot [1900].

On 8th December 1900, he married Edith Midgley [1878-19??] at Elland Parish Church.


Edith lived at Schofield's Yard, Commercial Street, Brighouse.

No father was named for Edith on the marriage record

 

Ellis, V.
[19??-19??] He served in World War II.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Bowling Club

Ellis, Vernon
[1918-1945] Aka Vernie.

Son of Irvin Ellis.

He was a member of Providence Primitive Methodist Chapel, Sowerby or Providence United Methodist Chapel, Sowerby / a member of Sowerby St Peter's Cricket Club / employed by James Clay & Sons Limited / a reservist.

During World War II, he was called-up [October 1939], and served as a Sergeant with the Royal Army Service Corps.

He died of head injuries in the Middle East [3rd March 1945].

He was buried at the Ramleh War Cemetery, Palestine & Israel [3 N 4].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint Peter's Church, Sowerby

Ellis, W.
[18??-19??] Of Industrial Road, Sowerby Bridge.

He was injured – side, back and neck – in the Pye Nest Tram Disaster of 15th October 1907, but was treated at home

Ellis, Wilfred
[1888-1918] His family lived at 20 Norman Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Corporal with the Australian Infantry (Australian Imperial Forces).

He died at East Fremantle [8th July 1918] (aged 30).

He was buried at Fremantle Cemetery, Western Australia [Cong D 405].

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

Ellis, William
[17??-1???] Halifax attorney.

On 2nd October 1794, he was attacked by 2 men.

On 6th October 1794, John Chadwick and John Robertshaw published a notice confessing to attacking Ellis – and also John Hirst – and begging pardon in return for leniency

Ellis, William
[17??-18??] Money-scrivener at Halifax.

In August 1803, he was declared bankrupt

Ellis, Dr William
[18??-1875] Surgeon of Morley, Leeds.

On 5th August 1868, he married Maria Freeman in Bradford.


Maria was the daughter of
James Freeman
 

They had no children.

William died in 1875.

In 1891, Maria married Junius Hardwick

Ellis, William
[1830-1874] Born in Ovenden.

He was a stone delver [1871] / a beer seller at the Chatburn & Jennings, Luddendenfoot [1871] / a beerhouse keeper at Luddendenfoot [1874]

On 31st January 1867, he married Elizabeth Shaw [1839-1893] at Halifax Parish Church.


Elizabeth was born in Midgley
 

Children:

  1. Hannah [b 1866]
  2. Jesse [1868-1948]
  3. Thomas [1870-1938]

William died 12th August 1874.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £20.

Administration was granted to his widow Elizabeth

Ellis, William
[1842-1903] Born in Northallerton.

He was a tailor [1869].

On 6th November 1869, he married Jane Martin [1839-1914] in Bradford.


Jane was born in Masham
 

Children:

  1. Walter William [1870-1929]
  2. Herbert Martin [1873-1939]
  3. Arthur Henry [1875-1941]
  4. Albert Edward [1877-1881]
  5. James Thomas

The family lived at 96 Haigh Street, Halifax [1903].

In 1911, the widowed Janes was living with sons Walter and James in Bradford.

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Pellon

Ellis, William
[1851-1???] Son of James Ellis, farmer.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was a cab driver of Warley [1873] / a cart driver [1881] / a carrier [1891] / a general carrier [1901, 1911].

In 1873, he married Harriet Woodhead [1850-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Harriet, of Warley, was the daughter of John Woodhead, farmer
 

Children:

  1. Maria Ann
  2. Eliza [b 1876]
  3. Alice [b 1880]
  4. Herbert [b 1884] who was a machine tool maker [1901], a carrier general [1911]

The family lived at

  • Hollings Mill Lane Cottages, Sowerby Bridge [1881]
  • 25 Hollings Mill Lane, Warley, Sowerby Bridge [1891]
  • 23 Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge [1901, 1911]

In 1891, daughter Eliza [aged 15] was a visitor with the Hardman family at Holme House Sowerby Bridge

Ellis, William
[1890-1963] Picture frame maker at Halifax.

He married Zylpha, daughter of Edward Binns.

Children:

  1. Arthur
  2. son

Ellis, Willie
[18??-191?] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Memorial at Shelf Wesleyan Methodist Chapel

 

Ellis surname
There are over 50 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Ellis, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Ellis:


Marriages 1900, 1901, 1902, 1907; Deaths 1808, 1899, 1907
 




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