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Abel Fletcher [18??-19??]
Abel Fletcher [1861-1914]
Alfred Fletcher [1849-1925]
Rev Arthur John Fletcher [18??-1925]
Ben Fletcher [1859-19??]
Bould Luke Fletcher [1844-1901]
Rev Charles Fletcher [18??-19??]
Clement Fletcher [1923-1944]
Crossley Fletcher [18??-19??]
David Fletcher [1882-1917]
Edwin Fletcher [1894-1916]
Eli Fletcher [1846-1908]
Elias Fletcher [17??-18??]
Elias Fletcher [17??-18??]
Frank Fletcher [1919-1944]
Fred Fletcher [1880-1951]
George Fletcher [17??-18??]
George Granville Fletcher [1896-1915]
Hamlet Fletcher [1857-1931]
Henry Fletcher [1870-1???]
Howard Valrose Fletcher [1892-1918]
J. Fletcher [18??-18??]
J. Fletcher [18??-18??]
Jack Fletcher [19??-19??]
James Fletcher [18??-1???]
James Fletcher [18??-19??]
James Fletcher [1807-1???]
James Fletcher [1822-1???]
Jno H. Fletcher [18??-19??]
John Fletcher [1822-1863]
John Herbert Fletcher [18??-1949]
John William Fletcher [1863-19??]
Jonas Fletcher [1827-1885]
Joseph Fletcher [17??-18??]
Joseph Fletcher [1853-1???]
Joseph Fletcher [1853-1894]
Joseph Fletcher [1866-1912]
Joseph Smith Fletcher [1863-1935]
Luke Fletcher [1812-1???]
Margaret Fletcher [14??-1537]
Matthew Fletcher [17??-18??]
Matthew Fletcher [1782-18??]
Nathaniel Fletcher [17??-17??]
Neville Fletcher [1920-1941]
Norman Fletcher [1921-1943]
Norman Frederick Fletcher [1886-1918]
Percy Albert Fletcher [1896-1915]
Peter Charles Fletcher [1925-1944]
Richard Fletcher [18??-18??]
Robert Fletcher [17??-18??]
Sam Fletcher [1863-1945]
Stuart David Fletcher [19??-]
T. Fletcher [18??-18??]
Thomas Fletcher [1729-1812]
Thomas Fletcher [1897-1916]
Thomas Campbell Fletcher [1893-1915]
Thomas Edward Fletcher [1895-1918]
Walter Fletcher [1887-1917]
William Fletcher [18??-191?]
William Henry Fletcher [1855-1900]
Zephaniah Fletcher [1894-1917] 


Fletcher, Abel
[18??-19??]

In [Q4] 1906, he married Sarah Hannah Sutcliffe [18??-19??] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Frank

Fletcher, Abel
[1861-1914] He married Sarah Ellen Sager.


Sarah Ellen was the daughter of
John Sager
 

He took over from Sarah Ellen's mother at the Cross Inn, Heptonstall, and ran the pub from 1900 until he died there in 1914

Fletcher, Alfred
[1849-1925] From Midgley.

He was a fancy linen draper.

The Briggs and Fletcher families owned property in Milton Terrace, Halifax and lived there as neighbours.

In 1871, he married Sarah, daughter of John Briggs, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. John Alfred [b 1874]

The family lived at 13 New Bond Street, Halifax [1891].

Fletcher, Rev Arthur John
[18??-1925] Curate at Hebden Bridge [1879]. He was ordained in 1879 and Hebden Bridge was his first curacy. In 1884, he left to become Chaplain of St Raphael's Convalescent Home, Torquay. He died at Bournemouth

Fletcher, Ben
[1859-19??] Born in Stainland [27th August 1859].

He was an overlooker in a mill [1880] / a woollen manufacturer at Marshall Hall Mills, Elland [1905].

In 1886, he married Elizabeth Alice Holroyd [1856?-19??] in Halifax.

There are no records of any children.

The family lived at 48 Elizabeth Street, Elland [1905]

Fletcher, Bould Luke
[1844-1901] Or Bold.

Son of Luke Fletcher.

Born in Middleton, Lancashire.

He moved to Halifax.

He was foreman cotton dyer [1871] / (possibly) partner in Fletcher Brothers [1876] / a master dyer employing 68 workers [1881]

In 1863, he married Eliza Ackroyd [1841-1???] in Halifax.


Eliza came from Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Ruth [b 1865]
  2. Amy / Ann [b 1868]
  3. Edith Eliza [b 1870]
  4. Gertrude [b 1875]
  5. son Shirley [b 1878]

The family lived at

His death was registered in West Derby [1901]

Fletcher, Rev Charles
[18??-19??] Minister at Jubilee Street Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Halifax [1905]

Fletcher, Clement
[1923-1944] Son of Eleanor & Clifford Fletcher of Halifax.

During World War II, he served as a Flight Sergeant with 151 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He died 6th August 1944 (aged 21).

He was buried at the Jonzac Communal Cemetery.

He is remembered on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Fletcher, Crossley
[18??-19??] He was a cotton warper [1899].

He was

/ Grand Master of the Loyal Mercy Masonic Lodge in Todmorden [1879-1900] / Secretary of the Mercy Lodge Juvenile Lodge [1907].

See Robert Kershaw

Fletcher, David
[1882-1917] He worked as a postman for 5 years.

In [Q3] 1915, he married Alice Adams in Halifax.

They lived at 53 Hammond Street, Halifax.

He was a regular soldier.

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

He died 20th January 1917 (aged 35).

He was buried at the Humbercamps Communal Cemetery Extension [I B 14].

He is remembered on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Halifax Post Office

Fletcher, Edwin
[1894-1916] Son of Hamlet Fletcher.

Born in Mytholmroyd [Q4 1894].

He was a member of the Mytholmroyd Church Lads' Brigade / a bootmaker's apprentice [1911] / employed by Mr Boggis, shoe maker in Mytholmroyd.

During World War I, he served as a Gunner with D Battery 155th Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He was killed instantaneously by a German shell [16th November 1916] (aged 22).

He was buried at the Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps [II R 6].

He is remembered on a memorial in St Michael's Church, Mytholmroyd, (possibly)  on the Memorial at Mytholmroyd Church Lads' Brigade, and in the book Royd Regeneration

Fletcher, Eli
[1846-1908] Son of Luke Fletcher.

Born in Middleton, Lancashire.

He moved to Halifax. He was a master dyer [1891] / (possibly) partner in Fletcher Brothers [1876].

In 1872, he married (1) Selina Rigg [1848-1885] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Randolph [b 1874]

In 1886, he married (2) Harriet Amelia Robertshaw [1860-1908] in Keighley.


Harriet Amelia came from Keighley
 

The family lived at

Fletcher, Elias
[17??-18??] Woolstapler at Sowerby.

In February 1804, he was declared bankrupt

Fletcher, Elias
[17??-18??] Mule spinner and cotton weaver at Higgin Mill, Luddendenfoot [1788].

In 1788, he was declared bankrupt

Fletcher, Frank
[1919-1944] Son of Abel Fletcher.

Born in Mytholmroyd.

He was employed by John Longbottom & Company.

He lived at Zion Cottages, Mytholmroyd.

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

He died 1st February 1944 (aged 25).

He was buried at the Anzio War Cemetery [II V 8].

He is remembered on Luddendenfoot War Memorial, on a memorial in St Michael's Church, Mytholmroyd, and in the book Royd Regeneration

Fletcher, Fred
[1880-1951] Born in Halifax.

He was a wooden case maker [1903].

In 1903, he married Mary Ellen Hollas in Halifax.


Mary Ellen was the daughter of
Robert Hollas
 

Children:

  1. Helen [b 1907]

Fletcher, George
[17??-18??] Hatter in Halifax [1788]

Fletcher, George Granville
[1896-1915] Son of Elizabeth (née Jarvis) & George Fletcher.

Born in Halifax [12th August 1896].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the Plymouth Battalion, RN Div. Royal Marine Light Infantry.

He was killed in action at Gallipoli [13th July 1915].

He is remembered on the Helles Memorial [2-7]

Fletcher, Hamlet
[1857-1931] Born in Midgley.

He was [1891] / a plasterer of Mytholmroyd [1883, 1891] / a master slater & plasterer (own account) [1901] / a master slater & plasterer & farmer (employer) [1911].

In [Q2] 1883, he married Dinah Culpan [1855-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Dinah, of Brearley, was born in Warley, the daughter of Joshua Culpan, overlooker
 

Children:

  1. Evinda [b 1885] who was a fustian machinist cotton [1901], a sewing machinist [1911]
  2. Sarah Hannah [b 1886] who was a sewing machinist [1911]
  3. Willie [b 1888] who was a house painter & paperhanger [1911]
  4. Benjamin [b 1891] who was a farmers working on farm [1911]
  5. Edwin

The children were born in Mytholmroyd

The family lived at

  • Wall Top, Mytholmroyd, Sowerby [1891]
  • George Street, Mytholmroyd, Todmorden [1901]
  • St George's Fold, Mytholmroyd [1911]
  • Mytholmroyd Farm, Mytholmroyd [1916]

He died in Todmorden [Q4 1931]

Fletcher, Henry
[1870-1???] Son of Thomas Fletcher, dyer.

Born in Halifax.

He was a carter of Wilson Street, Halifax [1892] / a railway drayman [1901] / water filterer sewerage works [1911].

In 1892, he married Frances Elizabeth King at Halifax Parish Church.


Frances Elizabeth was the daughter of
Thomas King
 

Children:

  1. Thomas [b 1894] who was a hank dresser [1911]
  2. Percy Albert
  3. Arnold [b 1898]
  4. Rose [b 1900]
  5. Lilian [b 1902]
  6. Phyllis [b 1904]
  7. Harry [b 1906]
  8. Ada [b 1908]

The family lived at

  • 1 Back Beacon Terrace, Akroydon, Halifax [1901]
  • 7 Pleasant Street, Commercial Road, Halifax [1911]
  • 9 Pleasant Street, Commercial Road, Halifax [1915]

Living with them in 1901 were brothers-in-law Charles King [b  1884] (carrying off at brickworks) and Horatio King [b 1886] (brushwasher at carpet works) 

Fletcher, Howard Valrose
[1892-1918] Born in Hyde, Cheshire.

He was a member of Square Church Pleasant Sunday Afternoon Society / a carpet weaver at Crossley's.

He lived at 32 Kell Lane, Stump Cross; his mother lived at 13 Roper Lane, Ambler Thorn.

During World War I, he enlisted [9/1915], and served as a Lance Corporal with the 1st/5th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died [25th April 1918] (aged 26).

He was buried at the Sanctuary Wood Cemetery [III D 21].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Crossley's Carpets

Fletcher, J.
[18??-18??] Drysalter at Halifax.

In November 1865, he was declared bankrupt

Fletcher, J.
[18??-18??] Woollen manufacturer at Elland-cum-Greetland.

In May 1851, he was declared insolvent

Fletcher, Jack
[19??-19??] He served in World War II.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on Luddenden & Midgley War Memorial

Fletcher, James
[18??-1???] He was a farmer [1886].

He lived at Black Boy Farm, Halifax [1886].

See Joseph Helliwell

Fletcher, James
[18??-19??] Partner in Wheelhouse & Fletcher.

He lived at Myrtle Grove, Hebden Bridge [1905]

Fletcher, James
[1807-1???] Of Mirfield.

On 20th March 1830, he and Thomas Squires, were charged with breaking into the workshop of Samuel Armitage at Lightcliffe and stealing cards, leather and card makers' tools. The 2 men were sentenced to transportation to New South Wales for 7 years. They were amongst 200 convicts who left England for New South Wales on the Florentia [11th August 1830] and arrived on 15th December 1830

Fletcher, James
[1822-1???] Son of Abraham Fletcher, carrier.

Born in Halifax.

He was a warehouseman of Halifax [1846] / a warehouseman (wine) [1851] / landlord of the Black Lion, Halifax [1861, 1864].

In 1846 he married Maria Littlewood [1822-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Maria, born in Leeds, was the daughter of Thomas Littlewood of Halifax, cabinet maker
 

The family lived at 9 Bull Close Lane, Halifax [1851].

Fletcher, Jno H.
[18??-19??] Woollen manufacturer at Lumb Brook Mills, Hipperholme [1905]

Fletcher, John
[1822-1863] Minister at Square Independent Chapel, Halifax [1863].

He died 26 Holden Street, Halifax [26th October 1863] (aged 41).

He was buried at Stoney Royd Cemetery [M 16 D]

Fletcher, John Herbert
[18??-1949] Of Langley Terrace, Hipperholme.

He was a partner in Earnshaw & Fletcher.

He married (1) Unknown.

Children:

  1. daughter
  2. daughter

On 14th March 1940, he married (2) Alice Langdale Mortimer Sunderland in London.

The couple lived at Coley Hall.

He preserved the stone doorway from Langley House in the grounds of the Hall.

He died 6th December 1949

Fletcher, John William
[1863-19??] Born in Halifax.

He married Miriam Elizabeth Campbell [1863-1907].


Miriam Elizabeth was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Thomas Campbell

The family lived at 2 Forest View, Cousin Lane, Wheatley

Fletcher, Jonas
[1827-1885] Born in Northowram.

He was a blacksmith [1851, 1861, 1871] / innkeeper at the Olive Branch, Ambler Thorn [1881].

On 26th October 1851, he married (1) Mary Kershaw [1828-1871] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. James [b 1853]
  2. Maria [1855-1908]

In April 1879, he married (2) Hannah Sutcliffe [1825-1???] from Northowram

The family lived at

  • Pule Green, Northowram [1851, 1861]
  • Prospect Street, Northowram [1871]

Fletcher, Joseph
[17??-18??] Hatter in Halifax [1781-1796]

Fletcher, Joseph
[1853-1???] A stone mason. On 15th August 1883, he and Grace Horsfall were drinking at the Bay Horse, Halifax. He attempted to take liberties with her and struck her. She left and when she tried to return Fletcher tried to prevent her and pushed her. She fell down 2 steps, striking her head, and was unconscious and remained so until she died a week later.

Fletcher was sentenced to 12 months' imprisonment with hard labour

Fletcher, Joseph
[1853-1894] Son of Luke Fletcher.

Born in Scisset.

He moved to Halifax. He was a cotton dyer [1871] / (possibly) partner in Fletcher Brothers [1876].

He lived at

Fletcher, Joseph
[1866-1912] Born in Hipperholme.

He was a painter & decorator [1886].

In 1886, he married Amelia Haggis in Bradford.


Amelia daughter of
William Haggis
 

They had no children.

The couple died in Bradford

Fletcher, Joseph Smith
[1863-1935] He was the son of a clergyman.

Born in Halifax [7th February 1863].

He was educated at Silcoates School, Wakefield.

In 1883, he began work as a journalist in London.

In 189?, he joined the staff of The Leeds Mercury.

He wrote some of his articles under the pseudonym A Son of the Soil.

He wrote around 200 books, including biography, political writings, Yorkshire history and archæology, topography, regional novels and dialect verse.

His first long story – a historical novel entitled When Charles I was King – appeared in 1892. He was made a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

In 1912, he published his autobiography – Memoirs of a Spectator – which tells of his early life in Halifax.

Between 1914 and 1934, he wrote over 100 detective stories. Some of these became best sellers in the United States. He created the character of private investigator Ronald Camberwell.

He married Unknown.

He had a son, Rev Valentine Fletcher, who died in Blandford, Dorset

He died at his home in Dorking, Surrey [February 1935].

He was cremated in Woking, Surrey

Fletcher, Luke
[1812-1???] Born in Blackley, Lancashire.

He was a cotton dyer [1841] / a dyer [1851]

He married Mary [1814-1???].

Children:

  1. Mary / Maria [b 1832]
  2. Margaret [b 1835]
  3. Martha [b 1837]
  4. Matilda [b 1839]
  5. Drusilla [b 1841]
  6. Bould Luke
  7. Eli
  8. Randolph [b 1848]
  9. Emma [b 1850]
  10. Joseph

The family lived at Northowram [1851]

Fletcher, Margaret
[14??-1537] Prioress of Kirklees Priory [1505-1537]

Fletcher, Matthew
[17??-18??] Of Halifax.

In October 1828, he was declared bankrupt

Fletcher, Matthew
[1782-18??] Born at East Barnby, He became a cordwainer at Halifax.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Mary [1804-18??] who married John Thomas

Fletcher, Nathaniel
[17??-17??] Ovenden schoolmaster. He wrote

Fletcher, Neville
[1920-1941] Son of Hilda & John Eli Fletcher of Elland.

During World War II, he served as an Ordinary Seaman with the Royal Navy aboard HMS Prince Of Wales.

He died 10th December 1941 (aged 21).

He is remembered on the Plymouth Naval Memorial [49 1], and on Elland War Memorial

Fletcher, Norman
[1921-1943] Son of Agnes & Percy Fletcher of 21 Lewis Street, Halifax.

He was educated at Holy Trinity School / employed at the Highroad Well Branch of the Halifax Co-operative Society.

During World War II, he served as a Leading Aircraftman with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He was with the RAF Salvage Repair Unit in the Middle East & Italy.

He died 13th November 1943 (aged 22).

He was buried at the Bari War Cemetery [XIV B 38].

He is remembered on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Fletcher, Norman Frederick
[1886-1918] Son of Sam Fletcher.

Born in Elland.

In [Q3] 1915, he married Agnes Quarmby in Huddersfield.

They lived at Grange Avenue, Marsden [1918].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/6th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 12th April 1918.

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial [82-85 & 162A]

Fletcher, Percy Albert
[1896-1915] Son of Henry Fletcher.

He was a scholar at Salem Sunday School / a worsted doffer [1911] / an employee of Richard Whitaker & Sons Limited.

He joined the Territorials [around 1911].

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

He died following a German gas attack [19th December 1915] (aged 20).

He was buried at the Talana Farm Cemetery [IV H 6].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Halifax Parish Church Church Members (WWI) Memorial, and on the Memorial at Salem United Methodist Chapel

Fletcher, Peter Charles
[1925-1944] Son of Mary & Thomas Harold Fletcher of 11 High Grove Place, Southowram.

He worked for Frederick Smith & Company.

During World War II, he enlisted [1942], and served as a Gunner with 69 Field Regiment Royal Artillery.

He died in Normandy [19th July 1944] (aged 19).

He was buried at the Bayeux War Cemetery [I F 6].

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

Fletcher, Richard
[18??-18??] Landlord of the Northgate Hotel, Halifax [1850, 1853]

He married Selina [1812-1853]

Fletcher, Robert
[17??-18??] In the 18th century, he owned Ovenden Hall

Fletcher, Sam
[1863-1945] Born in Whitley Bridge.

He was a woollen spinner [1885].

On 1st May 1885, he married Annie Cliffe [1864-1937] in Halifax.


Annie was born in Halifax
 

  1. Norman Frederick
  2. George Ernest [1888-1958]
  3. Edith [b 1891]
  4. William [b 1893]
  5. Ruth Alice [b 1896]
  6. Ellen [b 1898]
  7. Nellie [b 1898]
  8. John Ridley [b 1904]

The 7 oldest children were born in Elland; John Ridley was born in Slaithwaite.

The family lived at

  • 1 Charles Street, Elland [1891]
  • Slaithwaite [1901]

Fletcher, Stuart David
[19??-] First class cricketer. He played for Yorkshire County Cricket Club [1983-1991] and Lancashire County Cricket Club [1992-1994]. After his retirement, he continued to play for Elland Cricket Club. He was in charge of youth coaching at Brighouse Cricket Club

Fletcher, T.
[18??-18??] Journeyman stonemason at Haley Hill, Halifax.

In March 1862, he was declared bankrupt

Fletcher, Thomas
[1729-1812] He was landlord of the Calder & Hebble, Salterhebble [some time before his death 14th July 1812]

Fletcher, Thomas
[1897-1916] Born in Halifax.

He lived at 26 Napier Street, Charlestown, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He was wounded on the Somme.

He died of wounds in Wandsworth, London [11th July 1916].

He was buried at Stoney Royd Cemetery [K D 1639].

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

Fletcher, Thomas Campbell
[1893-1915] Son of John William Fletcher.

Born in Halifax [1st September 1893].

He was an Officer in the Boys' Brigade.

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

He was reported missing and assumed to have died at Hill 60 [18th April 1915].

He was last seen wounded in the leg, and being carried to the rear.

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial [20], on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at United Reformed Church, Carlton Street

Fletcher, Thomas Edward
[1895-1918] Born in Rastrick.

During World War I, he enlisted with the Brighouse Chums [October 1914], and served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 15th April 1918.

He is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial [6], on Brighouse War Memorial, and on Rastrick War Memorial

Fletcher, Walter
[1887-1917] Son of Emma & Helliwell Fletcher of 76 Green Lane, West Vale.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 3rd May 1917 (aged 30).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial [6], on the Memorial at Clay House, Greetland, on the Memorial at Saint John the Evangelist, West Vale, on the Memorial at West Vale Baptist Chapel, and on the Memorial at Greetland Liberal Club

Fletcher, William
[18??-191?]

During World War I, he served as a Private with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.

He died in the conflict.

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

Fletcher, William Henry
[1855-1900] He was a stone mason.

In [Q4] 1880, he married Dinah Wolfenden [1856-1934] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Lewis
  2. Ada [1886-1958] who married Raymond Tattersall
  3. Abel
  4. Dora
  5. Jesse
  6. Harold
  7. Robert

The family lived at Buttress, Luddenden.

After his early death, the family lived in great poverty

Fletcher, Zephaniah
[1894-1917] Born in Shelf.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 10th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment.

He died 3rd May 1917.

He was buried at the Orchard Dump Cemetery, Arleux-en-Gohelle [VI C 9]

He is remembered on Coley War Memorial

 

Fletcher surname

There are over 60 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Fletcher, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Fletcher:


Marriages 1836, 1873, 1899, 1900, 1907; Deaths 1805, 1807
 



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