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Mr Gibson [17??-18??]
Mr Gibson [18??-19??]
A. Gibson [18??-19??]
Abraham Gibson [1???-1???]
Abraham Gibson [1720-1780]
Abraham Gibson [1745-1834]
Abraham Gibson [1781-1805]
Abraham Gibson [1827-1907]
Abraham Gibson [1887-1956]
Mrs Anne Gibson [1???-1657]
Arthur Gibson [1886-1916]
Ben Gibson [1896-1917]
Charlie Gibson [18??-1917]
E. S. Gibson [18??-191?]
Edward Gibson [15??-1592]
Edward Binney Gibson [1885-1947]
Rev Edward Waddington Gibson [1868-1942]
Rev Edward Waddington Gibson [1868-1942]
Elizabeth Gibson [17??-1770]
Ernest Gibson [1925-1944]
Ezra Gibson [1862-1918]
Fred Gibson [1887-1942]
Frederick Gibson [1891-1918]
G. H. Gibson [18??-18??]
George Gibson [1703-1746]
Gerald Gibson [1895-1916]
Greenwood Gibson [1850-1923]
Greenwood Gibson [1869-1941]
Harold Gibson [18??-1946]
Rev J. Gibson [18??-19??]
J. T. Gibson [1???-19??]
James Gibson [1???-17??]
James Gibson [18??-19??]
James Gibson [1840-19??]
James Gibson [1841-1922]
James Gibson [1859-19??]
Jane & Eliza Gibson [18??-18??]
Jeremiah Gibson [15??-16??]
Jeremy Gibson [17??-18??]
John Gibson [17??-17??]
John Gibson [1817-1892]
John Gibson [1818-1893]
John Chadwick Gibson [1889-1953]
John Edward Gibson [1897-1917]
John William Gibson [1867-19??]
Joseph Gibson [18??-18??]
Joseph Gibson [1806-18??]
Joseph Gibson [1860-1912]
Joshua Gibson [1805-1858]
Lister Gibson [1856-1901]
Michael Gibson [1666-1738]
Newton Gibson [1848-1915]
Professor Arnold Hartley Gibson [1878-1959]
Richard Gibson [14??-15??]
Richard Gibson [1862-1930]
Robert Gibson [1???-1???]
Robert Gibson [1628-1691]
Robert Gibson [1697-1738]
Robert Gibson [1844-1908]
Robert Gibson [1899-1918]
Robert Swinton Gibson [19??-]
Rowland Gibson [1600-1???]
Roy Gibson [1923-1943]
Samuel Gibson [1793-1849]
Samuel Gibson [1795-1849]
Samuel Gibson [18??-1???]
Sidney Gibson [1899-1918]
Stansfield Gibson [1838-1917]
Stott Gibson [1855-1925]
Thomas Gibson [18??-1915]
Thomas Gibson [1813-1???]
Thomas Gibson [1819-1900]
Thomas Gibson [1829-1???]
Thomas Binney Gibson [1853-1920]
Rev Tom J. Gibson [19??-19??]
Vernon Gibson [1893-1917]
W. J. Gibson [19??-19??]
Rev William Gibson [17??-18??]
William Gibson [1714-1753]
William Gibson [1798-18??]
William Gibson [18??-1???]
William Gibson [1817-1881]
William Gibson [1869-19??]
William Gibson [1893-1916]
William Henry Gibson [1850-1916]
William Henry Gibson [1855-1942]
William Henry Gibson [1893-1917]


Gibson, Mr
[17??-18??] A whitesmith. He was a minister at Butts Green Chapel.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Samuel

Gibson, Mr
[18??-19??] Minister at Eastwood Congregational Church.

Around 1920, there was some concern when he joined the men in the corridor outside the Sunday School room and smoked a cigarette

Gibson, A.
[18??-19??]

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

He died in 1900.

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

Gibson, Abraham
[1???-1???] Of Brigg Royd.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Betty who married Anthony Crossley

Gibson, Abraham
[1720-1780] He bought Greenwood Lee at auction in 1762. It is said that he was drunk at the time and was surprised at his acquisition when he woke on the following morning.

He married Susannah [1721-1779].

Children:

  1. Abraham
  2. Betty [1757-1778]

Gibson, Abraham
[1745-1834] Son of Abraham Gibson.

He inherited Greenwood Lee and moved the spinning equipment from the family home to Gibson Mill which he built around 1800.

He married Grace [1754-1830].

Children:

  1. Abraham
  2. William
  3. Betty [1787-1854]
  4. Mary [1794-1834] who married Henry Crossley

His eldest son, Abraham, died in a horse-riding accident in 1805 and the estate passed to his second son, William

Gibson, Abraham
[1781-1805] Eldest son of Abraham Gibson.

He was a cotton manufacturer.

He died in a horse-riding accident [February 1805].

The Greenwood Lee and Gibson Mill estate passed to his brother, William Gibson.

There is a brass plate in his memory in Heptonstall Church

Gibson, Abraham
[1827-1907] Son of William Gibson.

He inherited the Greenwood Lee and Gibson Mill estate.

He carried on business as a warp sizer at Hope Mill, Todmorden [1877].

In 1886, he married Mary Elizabeth Mitchell in Todmorden.


Mary Elizabeth was the daughter of Henry Mitchell
 

Children:

  1. Abraham

Gibson, Abraham
[1887-1956] Son of Abraham Gibson.

He was educated at Ladyroyd School, Walshaw.

At the age of 15, he joined his uncles' firm, Mitchell Brothers at Old Town Mill.

He eventually became a manager, then a partner.

In 1930, he retired, but rejoined the business – then run by Mitchell Brothers (Old Town) Limited – in 1932. He remained as manager until he finally retired in 1945.

He was known as Young Ab.

He never married.

He was the last of the Gibsons of Greenwood Lee.

He lived at Greenwood Lee throughout his life.

He and his cousin Constance Calverley, inherited the Mitchell family estate – including the Boston Hill estate – in Wadsworth.

He took great care of Gibson Mill and the Gibson estates, and, in his will, he asked that Hardcastle Crags remain a place of recreation and, with Greenwood Lee, should pass into the care of the National Trust. However, since he left no money for the upkeep, the National Trust declined his offer of Greenwood Lee but accepted Hardcastle Crags.

He bequeathed £10,000 to Heptonstall Parish Church for the Abraham & Mary Elizabeth Gibson Memorial, in memory of his parents. The income from half of this was to insure against loss and damage by fire and storm, and for repairing and maintaining the Church. One-quarter was to be used for the old Church The Church also received proceeds from the sale of Greenwood Lee

Gibson, Mrs Anne
[1???-1657] Her will [1654] mentioned several local people and places:


Anne Gibson of Hallifax, co. York, widow. (Dat. 12 Aug 1654). Kinswoman & servt Dorothy Scholefeild - Richd Gibson son of my late husband - Bro. John Robinson - Servt Susan Hoyle - Jas Mitchell of Hallifax - Lands held by lease under Jas. Oates near place called Kinge Crosse in Halifax - Friend John Hargreaves & Toby his son - Martha now wife of Richd Oldfeild of Gargreave - Robt. Holdesworth of Eland - Mr Thos Lister of Shibden hall, Saml Lister, his son, John Lister of Overbrea, John Dearden, Mr Rich. Lawe, Mr John Whittell of Marshall Hall, Mr Doctor Wilkinson, Mr Henry Power, Mr Tempest Brighouse, John Dixon of Bentley royde, Mr Anthony Foxcrofte, Mr Tobye Baruclough, Wm Rookes Esq & his wife & Richd Stables of Pontefract - Edwd Booth - Sister Mary - John Lum of Westercrofte - John Gibson my late husbands son - Goddau. Anne Roy - Anne dau. Of John Lister of Ovenden - Friends Edwd Hanson of Woodhouse in Rastricke & John Whittell of Whitell Place in Eland exors - (Mark)  - Wits - Will Bateman, John Hargreaves, Richard Gibson. (Pr. 19 Jan 1657-8 by Edw. Hanson, Res. to John Whittell) 
 


Question: Does anyone know the identity of her husband?

 

Gibson, Arthur
[1886-1916] Son of Stott Gibson.

Born in Hebden Bridge [21st March 1886]

He was a member of the Halifax & District Football Association / Secretary of the Hebden Bridge AFC / a popular football referee / an errand boy (fustian clothing) [1901] / a wholesale clothing fustian cutter [1911] / employed by R. Sutcliffe & Company.

On 22nd August 1908, he married Mary Elizabeth Redman [1886-1973] at the Wellington Road Chapel, Todmorden.


Mary Elizabeth was born in Hebden Bridge.

She was a sewing machinist (fustian) [1911]

 

The family lived at

  • 23 Back Buttress, Hebden Bridge [1911]
  • 4 Old Gate, Hebden Bridge [1915]

During World War I, he served as a Rifleman with the 18th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps.

He was killed by a shell [15th September 1916] (aged 29).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [13A & 13B], on the Memorial at Saint James Church, Hebden Bridge, on the Memorial at Saint John's Mission Church, Hebden Bridge, and on the Memorial at Hebden Bridge Association Football Club.

His brothers Willie & Ben also died in the War

In [Q3] 1919, Mary Elizabeth married Hamlet Varley in Todmorden.

They lived at 24 New Road, Hebden Bridge

Gibson, Ben
[1896-1917] Son of Stott Gibson.

Born in Hebden Bridge.

He was a member of St John's Church, Hebden Bridge & School / a shop assistant (furniture) with the local Co-operative Society [1911].

During World War I, he enlisted [May 1915], and served as a Corporal with the 22nd Battalion London Regiment.

He was killed in action by a German shell whilst going over the top [3rd May 1917].

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [3], on the Memorial at Saint James Church, Hebden Bridge, and on the Memorial at Saint John's Mission Church, Hebden Bridge.

His brothers Arthur & Willie also died in the War

Gibson, Charlie
[18??-1917] Of Todmorden.

During World War I, he enlisted with the Northumberland Fusiliers, and served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion with the East Lancashire Regiment.

He died in Mesopotamia [24th October 1917].

He is remembered on the Basra Memorial, Iraq [19], and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Gibson, E. S.
[18??-191?] He was educated at Crossley & Porter School.

He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Memorial at Crossley & Porter School, Halifax

Gibson, Edward
[15??-1592] Son of Richard Gibson.

In 1535, he acquired a half acre of waste land, lying between Shibden Brook, Blackhill and Shibden Mill.

In 1563, he took over tenancy of Shibden Mill.

He married Joan Haldsworth.


Joan was the daughter of John Holdsworth
 

Children:

  1. Isabel [1544-16??] who married Robert Hemingway

Gibson, Edward Binney
[1885-1947] Son of Thomas Binney Gibson.

He was a dental surgeon in Hebden Bridge. He practised with his father at 6 Croft Terrace, Hebden Bridge.

He was a Councillor in Hebden Bridge. For 37 years, he was General Secretary of the Hebden Bridge Literary & Scientific Society.

In 1910, he married Gertrude Ann Eastwood [1885-19??].


Gertrude Ann was the daughter of Jane & Daniel Eastwood of Wadsworth
 

He died of infantile paralysis. Hebden Bridge Literary & Scientific Society erected a memorial at New Road gardens

Gibson, Rev Edward Waddington
[1868-1942] Son of Eliza & James Gibson, a silk washer.

Born in Brighouse.

He was a mill hand (silk mill) [1881] before becoming Primitive Methodist Minister at Brighouse & Greetland / at Lane Head Primitive Methodist Chapel, Brighouse.

In 1896, he married Matilda Walker [1865-1909] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Mabel Hannah [1897-1983]

He died in Brighouse [20th October 1942]

Gibson, Rev Edward Waddington
[1868-1942] Son of Eliza & James Gibson, a silk washer.

Born in Brighouse.

He was a mill hand (silk mill) [1881] / a Primitive Methodist Minister.

In 1896, he married (1) Matilda Walker [1865-1909] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Mabel Hannah [1897-1983]

In 1913, he married (2) Ethel Crowther in Wakefield.

He died in Brighouse [20th October 1942]

Gibson, Elizabeth
[17??-1770] Daughter of Michael Gibson.

She married Abraham Firth.

On the death of her brother, William, the Slead Hall estate passed to her

Gibson, Ernest
[1925-1944] Son of John Chadwick Gibson

He was educated at Dean Head School / employed at Meadowcroft, Hampson & Company Limited.

He was in the Home Guard for 2 years.

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

He was killed in Normandy [6th July 1944] (aged 19).

He was buried at the Hottot-Les-Bagues War Cemetery, France [X G 7].

He is remembered on Barkisland War Memorial

Gibson, Ezra
[1862-1918] Born in Hebden Bridge.

He was a mechanic [1894].

On 16th May 1894, he married Kezia Sutcliffe [1862-1930] at Hebden Bridge.


Kezia was born in York
 

Children:

  1. Sidney

Gibson, Fred
[1887-1942] Born in Hebden Bridge.

He was landlord of the Stirk Bridge Inn, Norland [1941, 1943].

In 6th December 1918, he married Rosina Britton [1898-19??] in Todmorden at the Wesleyan Chapel, York Street, Todmorden.


Rosina was born in Wales
 

Children:

  1. Roy

Fred died in 1942.

Rosina took over at the Stirk Bridge Inn [1943, 1944]

In [Q3] 1944, Rosina married Albert Edward Hague in Halifax.

They were still living in Sowerby Bridge [1961]

Gibson, Frederick
[1891-1918] Son of Joseph Gibson.

Born in Hebden Bridge [1st August 1891].

He was a clerk for a ready-made fustian manufacturer [1911].

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

He was killed in action [10th April 1918] (aged 27).

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [82-85 & 162A], on the Memorial at Saint James Church, Hebden Bridge, on the Memorial at Saint John's Mission Church, Hebden Bridge, and on the Memorial at Hebden Bridge Association Football Club

Gibson, G. H.
[18??-18??] He was in charge of Copley Factory School from 1853. In 1862, he moved to Ashby de la Zouch grammar school

Gibson, George
[1703-1746] Of Slead Hall.

Son of Michael Gibson

The epitaph on his memorial in Halifax Parish Church is recorded in the book Monumental & Other Inscriptions

Gibson, Gerald
[1895-1916] Son of William Gibson.

Born in Edinburgh.

He was an assistant in film library [1911] / a cinema operator at the Todmorden Hippodrome.

He lived at

  • Openshaw [1911]
  • 87 Cambridge Street, Todmorden [1916]

During World War I, he enlisted in Todmorden [8th February 1916], and he served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was reported missing and assumed to have died in a failed attack on Schwaben Redoubt [3rd September 1916].

He was buried at the Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval, France. [I F 3].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Gibson, Greenwood
[1850-1923] JP.

A well-known educationalist. Headmaster at Warley Road Council School

Gibson, Greenwood
[1869-1941] Born in Hebden Bridge.

He was a cart driver.

On 24th October 1896, he married (1) Sarah Scott [1872-1900].


Sarah was born in Erringden
 

Children:

  1. John Edward
  2. Herbert [b 1900]

Sarah died shortly after the birth of son Herbert.

On 23rd November 1901, he married (2) Rebecca Sutcliffe [1874-1947].


Rebecca was born in Hebden Bridge
 

Children:

  1. Harry [b 1903]
  2. Fred [b 1904]
  3. Susannah [b 1907]
  4. Sarah Ann [b 1910]
  5. Lily [b 1914]

The family lived at 7 Higher High Street, Hebden Bridge [1911, 1917]

Gibson, Harold
[18??-1946]

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

He died 13th December 1946.

He was buried at Heptonstall Church [I 41]

Gibson, Rev J.
[18??-19??] Minister at Bethesda Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Elland [1866]

Gibson, J. T.
[1???-19??] Trained at Rawdon College. Minister at Mount Zion Baptist Church, Heptonstall Slack [1943]

Gibson, James
[1???-17??] He lived at Lower Ashes, Cross Stone.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [17??-1769] who married Anthony Crossley

Gibson, James
[18??-19??] Tailor at Todmorden.

In December 1882, he went into liquidation

Gibson, James
[1840-19??] Son of Thomas Gibson.

He was a dentist with a surgery at Oxford House, Albert Street, Hebden Bridge. His brother, Thomas, was also a dentist.

In 1900, he became the owner of the first motor car in Hebden Bridge. His brother Thomas had the second

Gibson, James
[1841-1922] Son of Thomas Gibson.

He was a manufacturer of sewing machines [1891] / a partner in Gibson Brothers.

He lived at Machpelah House, Hebden Bridge.

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £9,645

Gibson, James
[1859-19??] Son of Thomas Gibson.

Born in Hebden Bridge.

He was a cotton doffer & scholar [1871] / a mechanic of Old Gate, Heptonstall [1880] / an iron worker mechanic [1881] / an iron mechanic [1891] / a mechanic at mechanical engineering works [1901] / a mechanic fettler [1911].

In 1880, he married Martha Ann Sutcliffe [1860-19??] at the Church of St James and St John, Hebden Bridge.


Martha Ann, of King Street, Hebden Bridge, was born in Hebden Bridge, the daughter of Sarah Ann Sutcliffe [b 1841]; her father was not recorded on the marriage documents.

She was a machinist [1880] / a fustian machinist [1881].

 

Children:

  1. Ethel Mary [b 1882] who was a machinist button holeist fustian [1901]
  2. Edith [b 1886]
  3. Sarah Hannah [b 1889] who was a fustian machinist ready made clothing [1911]
  4. John Arnold [b 1891] who was a joiner & builder [1911]
  5. Verney / Vernon
  6. Grace [b 1896] who was a fustian sewing machinist [1911]

The family lived at

  • Green Springs, Hebden Bridge, Stansfield [1881]
  • 30 New Street, Hebden Bridge [1891, 1901, 1911]

Living with them [in 1891] were mother-in-law Sarah Ann Sutcliffe (cotton reeler) and brother Ezra Gibson [b 1863] (iron mechanic).

Living with them [in 1901, 1911] was mother-in-law Sarah A Sutcliffe (cotton winder) 

Gibson, Jane & Eliza
[18??-18??] In 1874, they ran a school in Halifax

Gibson, Jeremiah
[15??-16??] He was recorded as Curate at Coley Chapel [1605, 1613].

He (possibly) married Edith, widow of Robert Hemingway.

They had no children

Gibson, Jeremy
[17??-18??] Recorded in 1813, when he was described as of Coley Chapel, and brother-in-law of Abraham Tillotson of Shibden Fold

Gibson, John
[17??-17??] Halifax clothier. Recorded in 1770

Gibson, John
[1817-1892] Born in Warwickshire. He became an architect. He was a student of Sir Charles Barry. He did much work for the Fielden family and designed Dobroyd Castle, Todmorden, Fielden Centre, Fielden School of Art, Todmorden, Fielden Temperance Hotel & Coffee Tavern, Todmorden, Nutfield Priory, Surrey, Stansfield Hall, Todmorden, Todmorden Town Hall, Unitarian Church, Todmorden, Birmingham Town Hall, and the head office of the National Provincial Bank, London [1864]

Gibson, John
[1818-1893] Born in Southowram.

He was an engineer [1851] / an engine feeder, woollen mills [1861] / an engine driver in a woollen factory [1871] / a factory engine tenter [1881] / a stationary engine tenter [1891]

In [Q3] 1843, he married Rachel Ackroyd [1822-1910] from Sowerby Bridge, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Albert [1846-1895]
  2. William Henry
  3. Wallace [1856-1903] who was a twister in a woollen mill [1871]
  4. John Edward [1860-1920]
  5. Rachel Rebecca [1862-1923]

The family lived at

  • Canal Mills, Sowerby Bridge [1851, 1861]
  • 2 Canal Mills, Sowerby Bridge [1871]
  • Canal Mills Yard, Sowerby Bridge [1881]
  • 23 Washer Lane, Sowerby Bridge [1891]

Gibson, John Chadwick
[1889-1953] Son of Thomas Gibson, boatman.

He was a carter [1914].

On 2nd June 1914, he married Rebecca Crabtree [1896-1961] at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge.


Rebecca, of 8 Princess Street, Sowerby Bridge, was the daughter of
John Thomas Crabtree
 

Children:

  1. Ernest

The family lived at

  • 8 Princess Street, Sowerby Bridge [1914]
  • 1 Montague Street, Sowerby Bridge

On 22nd April 1916, the Halifax Courier carried a story of him and 6 of his brothers-in-law serving in World War I

Gibson, John Edward
[1897-1917] Son of Greenwood Gibson.

Born in Hebden Bridge [17th April 1897].

He was a scholar at Hope Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge / a presser of ready-made clothes [1911] / employed by Holt & Sutcliffe.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 22nd Field Ambulance Royal Army Medical Corps.

He was engaged at the 2nd Birmingham War Hospital for some time before going to France [4th February 1917]. He wrote letters home saying that he was going up to the line but that he would be all right. Another letter told how he was one of a party of 9 men, carrying rations up to the line, and he escaped with his life, though 6 of the group were killed.

He was killed in action 3 days later [27th October 1917] (aged 20).

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium, and on the Memorial at Hope Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge

Gibson, John William
[1867-19??] Born in Brighouse.

He was a chapel keeper at Bethesda Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Elland [1901].

Around 1891, he married Elizabeth Ellen Standing [1866-19??].


Elizabeth E. was born in Manchester
 

Children:

  1. Annie 10 [b 1891]
  2. Arthur [b 1893]
  3. Maud E [b 1895]

The family lived at Chapel House, 31 Victoria Road, Elland [1901]

Gibson, Joseph
[18??-18??] He was injured [13th September 1875] when he sustained a blow to the head by a falling rock, during the construction of the Queensbury Tunnel

Gibson, Joseph
[1806-18??] Born in Skircoat.

He was a whitesmith [1851].

Around 1828, he married Martha [1810-18??].


Martha was born in Skircoat
 

Children:

  1. Hannah [b 1828] who was a dress maker [1851]
  2. Rachel [b 1831] who was a milliner [1851]
  3. Eliza [b 1834] who was a dress maker [1851]
  4. Ann E [b 1837]
  5. Martha Emily [b 1843]

The family lived at Washer Lane Top, Halifax [1851]

Gibson, Joseph
[1860-1912] Born in Hebden Bridge.

He was a butcher [1888, 1901] / a draper & milner [1911].

On 7th February 1888, he married Sarah Grace Newall [1861-1937] at Hebden Bridge.


Sarah Grace was born in Hebden Bridge
 

Children:

  1. Florence Annie [1889-1988]
  2. Frederick

The family lived at

  • 49 Royd Terrace, Hebden Bridge [1891]
  • 24 Bridge Gate (next to the White Lion) [1901, 1911]

Living with them in 1901 were pork butchers Fredrick Kohler from Germany and his son Albert Dehner

Gibson, Joshua
[1805-1858] Born in Heptonstall.

He was a butcher [1824] / a farmer [1841] / landlord of the Black Bull, Hebden Bridge [1845] / inn keeper, butcher & farmer of 5 acres [1851].

In 1824, he married Sally Stansfield [1806-18??] of Heptonstall at Heptonstall Church.

Children:

  1. John [b 1824] who was a carder [1841]
  2. William [b 1826] who was a mule piecer [1841]
  3. Thomas [b 1828] who was a mule piecer [1841], a butcher [1851]
  4. Mary [b 1830]
  5. Sarah Ann [b 1833]
  6. Hannah [b 1836]
  7. Stansfield
  8. Richard [b 1840]

The family lived at

  • Winters, Stansfield Lower Third, Todmorden [1841]
  • Bridge Lanes, Hebden Bridge, Heptonstall [1851]

He hanged himself in his slaughterhouse.

He was buried at Heptonstall Church

Gibson, Lister
[1856-1901] Cab driver of Rastrick.

He was killed instantly when his head struck an iron girder as he was driving a wagonette through the Saddle Hotel Yard, Halifax

Gibson, Michael
[1666-1738] Son of Robert Gibson. He lived at Slead Hall, Brighouse.

He bought Giles House, Hove Edge [1702].

In 1718, he completely renovated Slead Hall. This is recorded on a datestone M S G 1713

In 1723, he altered Giles House – a stone records MG 1723.

He owned the Stone Trough Estate in Halifax.

In 1705, he bought property in Southowram Bank.

On 10th September 1696, he married (1) Elizabeth Lord [1670-1722] at Lightcliffe. Children:

  1. Robert
  2. Michael [1700-1701]
  3. George GIBSON
  4. Michael [1710-1711]
  5. William

On 18th September 1729, he married (2) a widow, Mrs Dade.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Elizabeth
  3. Ann [who died at the age of 83]

He established the Gibson Charity.

The epitaph on the family memorial in Halifax Parish Church is recorded in the book Monumental & Other Inscriptions

Gibson, Newton
[1848-1915] Son of Thomas Gibson.

He was a manufacturer of sewing machines [1891] / a partner in Gibson Brothers.

In 1888, he married Elizabeth Clegg [1858-1921]

Gibson, Professor Arnold Hartley
[1878-1959] DSc, LLD.

Physicist.

Son of William Henry Gibson.

He was educated at Rishworth Grammar School and Manchester University [1903]. He taught mathematics at Salford Technical Institute and became assistant lecturer in engineering and hydraulics at Manchester. In 1927, he supervised the construction of a scale model of the Severn Estuary in order to determine the effects of introducing a tidal barrage.

He published many books and papers on engineering.

On 26th July 1905, he married Amy Quarmby at St Bartholomew's, Meltham.

Children:

  1. Osborne [b 1907]
  2. Donald Edward Evelyn [b 1908]
  3. (possibly) John Buchanan

He died at Beech House, Alderley Edge, Cheshire.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £48,469 19/-. Probate was granted to his sons: Lieutenant Colonel Osborn Gibson (HM army), Donald Edward Evelyn Gibson (civil servant) and John Buchanan Gibson (engineer) 

Gibson, Richard
[14??-15??] Around 1526, he occupied Shibden Mill.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Edward

Gibson, Richard
[1862-1930] He was Managing Director of James Clay & Sons Limited at Luddendenfoot.

In his will, he left bequests to Luddenden Wesleyan Methodist Chapel and Luddendenfoot Congregational Church

Gibson, Robert
[1???-1???] Police Constable in Midgley [1857]

Gibson, Robert
[1628-1691] Clothier. He bought Slead Hall

He married Rhenetta [1631-1715].

Children:

  1. Michael
  2. Elisabeth [1667-1690]

He was buried at Halifax Parish Church.

The epitaph on the family memorial in Halifax Parish Church is recorded in the book Monumental & Other Inscriptions

Gibson, Robert
[1697-1738] Of Slead Hall.

Son of Michael Gibson

The epitaph on his memorial in Halifax Parish Church is recorded in the book Monumental & Other Inscriptions

Gibson, Robert
[1844-1908] Of Cliff Villas, Todmorden.

He was a fish and game salesman. He was also active in local affairs and was a town councillor, a member of the Watch Committee, an Overseer of the Poor for Todmorden & Walsden, President of the Todmorden Prosecution Society, and past Master of the Prudence Lodge [219] [1896].

He died from pneumonia and bronchitis.

He was buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone

Gibson, Robert
[1899-1918] Son of Mrs Lydia Gibson of Duke Street, Luddendenfoot.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 3rd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment.

He died 22nd March 1918 (aged 19).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [6], and on Luddendenfoot War Memorial

Gibson, Robert Swinton
[19??-] Vicar of Halifax [1983]

Gibson, Rowland
[1600-1???] Of Southowram.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Samuel

He was an early member of the Gibson family of Southowram

Gibson, Roy
[1923-1943] Son of Fred Gibson.

He worked for Thomas Ratcliffe & Company Limited at Mytholmroyd.

During World War II, he enlisted [November 1941], and served as an Able Seaman with the Royal Navy aboard the escort carrier HMS Dasher.

He was killed 27th March 1943 (aged 20)  when his ship exploded and sank in the Firth of Clyde, with the loss of 379 of her crew of 528.

He is remembered on the Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent [69 1]

Gibson, Samuel
[1793-1849] Natural historian.

Born in Sowerby Bridge

Gibson, Samuel
[1795-1849] Of Bolton Brow.

He married Ann [1792-1872].

The couple were buried at Butts Green Baptist Chapel, Warley

Gibson, Samuel
[18??-1???] Sewing-machine maker of Crown Street, Hebden Bridge

Gibson, Sidney
[1899-1918] Son of Ezra Gibson.

Born in Hebden Bridge.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 3rd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment.

He died of wounds [28th April 1918] (aged 19).

He was buried at the Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France [IX A 52].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint James Church, Hebden Bridge

Gibson, Stansfield
[1838-1917] Son of Joshua Gibson.

Born in Stansfield.

He was a butcher [1858, 1861, 1871, 1881] / an innkeeper at the New Inn, Todmorden [1891, 1895].

In 1858, he married (1) Harriet Walker [1837-1870] at St James & St John, Hebden Bridge.


Harriet, of Hebden Bridge Lanes, Heptonstall, was the daughter of George Walker, wire drawer
 

Children:

  1. Louisa Ann [b 1860]
  2. Sarah Jane [b 1862] who was a cotton weaver [1881] and married Bentley Fielden
  3. Frances Elizabeth [b 1863]
  4. Mary Emily / Emily [b 1867] who was an innkeeper's assistant [1891]

Harriet died in 1870.

In [Q2] 1871, he married (2) Susannah [1835-1894] at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone.


Susannah was the daughter of John Stansfield, grocer, and widow of Mr Greenwood.

She was a grocer of Carr Green, Langfield, at the time of the marriage

 

Children:

  1. Herbert [b 1871] who was an innkeeper's assistant [1891]
  2. Clara [b 1873] who was a weaver of cotton [1891] and married Joseph Baron Crossley

Susannah died in 1894.

In 1895, he married (3) Fanny Walters [1857-1901] at Heptonstall Church.


Fanny, of Charlestown, Stansfield, was the daughter of Abraham Wardle, miner, and widow of Mr Walters
 

Fanny died in 1901.

In 1901, he married (4) Maria Ann [1841-1905] in Sculcoates.


Maria Ann [née Pullen] was the widow of Mr Winfindale
 

The family lived at

  • Bridge Lane, Heptonstall [1861]
  • Cross Bank or Meadow Bottom, Stansfield, Todmorden [1871]
  • 46 Roomfield Lane, Langfield, Todmorden [1881]

In 1901, Stansfield and Maria Ann were living at the Craven Heifer, Hawksclough, Mytholmroyd with daughter Clara and son-in-law Joseph Baron Crossley.

In 1911, Stansfield was living apart from his wife at 1 Anchor Street, Todmorden.

He married [Q3] 1906 to Mary Jane Carnell a Widow(Maiden Name Putsey) 1863-19?? in Scarborough


Mary Jane was the daughter of Mr Putsey, and widow of Mr Carnell
 

Stansfield died at 112 Bridges Lane, Hebden Bridge [4th December 1917].

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £569. Probate was granted to daughter Sarah Jane Fielden

Gibson, Stott
[1855-1925] Son of Thomas Gibson.

Born in Heptonstall.

He was a fustian cutter [1871, 1874, 1881, 1891, 1901] / a fustian cutter hand [1911].

In 1874, he married Sarah Ellen Thomas [1854-1917] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah Ellen was born in Heptonstall. Her father was not recorded on the marriage record
 

Children:

  1. Richard [1874] who died aged 3 weeks
  2. James [b 1877] who was a fustian cutter [1891]
  3. Mary Hannah [1878] who died aged 8 months
  4. Thomas [b 1880] who was a mechanic (iron) [1901]
  5. Sarah Elizabeth [b 1882] who was a fustian machinist [1901], a sewing machinist fustian [1911]
  6. Ruth [1885-1942] who was a sewing machinist fustian [1911] [1911], and married John Green Uttley
  7. Arthur
  8. Hannah [1888] who died aged 2 months
  9. Harry [b 1890] who was a warehouseman cotton [1911]
  10. Joe [1891-1892] who died aged 6 months
  11. William / Willie
  12. Ben

The family lived at

  • Buttress Bottom Back, Hebden Bridge [1881]
  • 6 Buttress Brink, Hebden Bridge [1891, 1901, 1911]

Living with them [in 1881] was sister-in-law [?] Elizabeth A Sutcliffe [b 1862] (tailoress).

All 6 sons served in World War I: Willie [died 14th September 1916], Arthur [died 15th September 1916], and Ben [died 3rd May 1917] lost their lives.

Sarah Ellen died in Todmorden after the deaths of her first 2 sons. [Q2 1917] (aged 62) 

Stott died in Conway, North Wales [Q2 1925] (aged 70) 

Sons Arthur, Willie & Ben died in World War I

Gibson, Thomas
[18??-1915]

During World War I, he served as a Sergeant with the 1st/5th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He was killed at Gallipoli [7th August 1915].

He is remembered on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli [59-73 / 218-210], and on the Memorial at Shade Council School

Gibson, Thomas
[1813-1???] Born in Arkindale.

He was a contractor & shopkeeper [1871].

He married Mary [1812-1???] from Nunmonkton.

Children:

  1. John [b 1845]

The family lived at 21 Bull Green, Halifax [1871].

Living with them [in 1871] were niece Ann Power and her son Walter, and 2 lodgers and 4 visitors

Gibson, Thomas
[1819-1900] Son of Samuel Gibson.

He was a whitesmith [1841] / a photographer at Crown Street, Hebden Bridge [1874, 1900].

In 1838, he married Salley Wrigley in Heptonstall.


Salley was the daughter of James Wrigley
 

Children:

  1. Samuel [b 1839]
  2. James
  3. Sarah Ann [b 1845]
  4. Newton
  5. Thomas Binney

The family lived at Lily Hall, Heptonstall [1841]

Gibson, Thomas
[1829-1???] Born in Heptonstall.

He was a butcher [1871].

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


Hannah was born in Heptonstall
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth H [b 1854] who was a sewing machine tenter [1871]
  2. Stott
  3. James
  4. Joseph [b 1861]
  5. Ezra [b 1863]
  6. Ann [b 1865]
  7. Thomas Henry [b 1870]

The family lived at Old Gate, Heptonstall [1871]

Gibson, Thomas Binney
[1853-1920] RDS.

Son of Thomas Gibson

He was a surgeon dentist. He practised at Vine Cottage, Osborne Street, Hebden Bridge in competition with his brother James. He was in practice with his son, Edward Binney, at 6 Croft Terrace, Hebden Bridge.

In 1880, he established business as

Dental Mechanic and Manufacturer of all kinds of Dental Appliances to the Profession, Celluloid and Celluloid Apparatus a Specialité

In 1900, he became the owner of the second motor car in Hebden Bridge. This was a steam-driven White's Locomobile. His brother James had the first motor car in Hebden Bridge.

In 1875, he married Alice Clegg [1856-1908].

Children:

  1. Sarah [1876-1???]
  2. Edward Binney

Gibson, Rev Tom J.
[19??-19??] Vicar of Sowerby [1966]

Gibson, Vernon
[1893-1917] Aka Verney.

Son of James Gibson.

He was a member of St James's Church, Hebden Bridge & School / a bookkeeper (fustian ready made clothing) [1911] / a member of office staff of J. B. Hoyle & Company Limited.

During World War I, he enlisted [18th April 1916], and served as a Private with A Company 2nd/10th Battalion King's (Liverpool Regiment).

He was dangerously wounded by a gas shell and admitted to Etaples General Hospital [26th July 1917]. He died in hospital [28th July 1917] (aged 24).

He was buried at the Etaples Military Cemetery, France [XXV L 14].

He is remembered on the Roll of Honour at Saint James Church, Hebden Bridge

Gibson, W. J.
[19??-19??] BA.

Curate at Sowerby [1966]

Gibson, Rev William
[17??-18??] He trained at Idle Academy before becoming Minister at Moor End Congregational Church [1819-1821]. He moved to Whitworth, Lancashire

Gibson, William
[1714-1753] MA, MD.

Third son of Michael Gibson.

Born at Slead Hall.

He studied medicine and practised in Brighouse. He became Professor of Anatomy at Jesus College Cambridge. He never married. He inherited his father's Stone Trough Estate when his older brothers died young. In 1751, he sold part of the estate to John Bentley.

He was described as a man of genius and deranged.

He returned to Brighouse where he died

an alcoholic aggravated by brandy

at the age of 39 [16th February 1753].

He was buried at Halifax Parish Church. The Slead Hall estate passed to his sister, Elizabeth.

The epitaph on his memorial in Halifax Parish Church is recorded in the book Monumental & Other Inscriptions

Gibson, William
[1798-18??] Of Halifax.

He married the daughter of Enoch Horsman.

There were old family differences which led to ill-feeling between the two.

In November 1843, as William was returning from the well with a can of water, he met Enoch and another person, and William called out that Enoch

was the greatest liar in Halifax

and

not a word he uttered could be believed

and demanded that the other two should step aside for him.

He threw water over Enoch, and then hit him on the head with the can. The old man fell heavily on the pavement and lay insensible for a time. He died a few weeks later.

After the post mortem, the doctor said that there were bruises on Enoch's head and inflammation of the brain, but he was unable to say whether these were the results of William's blows.

In March 1844, William was charged with manslaughter.

He was acquitted

Gibson, William
[18??-1???] Son of Abraham Gibson (2).

Brother of Abraham Gibson (3), after whose death the Greenwood Lee and Gibson Mill estate passed to William.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Abraham

Gibson, William
[1817-1881] A foreman platelayer at Todmorden.

On 15th September 1881, he was supervising a gang of workers on the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Company at Gauxholme. As the Todmorden to Manchester express passed, he stepped aside and into the path of the express train from Manchester. He was killed instantly

Gibson, William
[1869-19??] Born in Crook, County Durham.

Around 1893, he married Annie [1874-19??].


Annie was born in Birmingham
 


William & Annie were Music Hall Artistes.

Annie was a medium and fortune teller, and worked under the name Madam Ali, The Inspirational Medium

 

Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. child who died young [before 1911]
  3. Gerald

The family lived at 12 Lipping Street, Openshaw [1911]

Gibson, William
[1893-1916] Known as Willie.

Son of Stott Gibson.

He was a member of St John's Mission Church & School, Hebden Bridge / a football player / a shop assistant (grocer) for Mr Walmsley of Hangingroyd, Hebden Bridge [1911] / employed in the grocery department of the Heptonstall Co-operative Society.

During World War I, he enlisted [8th February 1916], and served as a Private with the 4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died of wounds to the back & arm [14th September 1916] (aged 23).

He was buried at the Puchevillers British Cemetery, France [IV C 21].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint James Church, Hebden Bridge, and on the Memorial at Saint James Church, Hebden Bridge

His brothers Arthur & Ben also died in the War

Gibson, William Henry
[1850-1916] Son of John Gibson.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was a pupil at Rishworth Charity School [1861] / an engineer's clerk at Canal Mills [1871] / an engineer's commercial clerk [1881] / an engine maker's cashier [1891] / a member of the Sowerby Bridge Prosecution Society [1900] / an auditor of the Sowerby Bridge Constitutional Club [1900] / an auditor of the Sowerby Bridge Cricket Club [1900] / councillor for the Central Ward of Sowerby Bridge District Council [1900] / an engineer's cashier [1901] / a director secretary (engineers) [1911].

On 1st January 1896, he and W. Worsnup were each presented a marble clock for their work with Christ Church Sunday School, Sowerby Bridge,

On 14th October 1874, he married (1) Jane Hartley [1850-1891] at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge.


In 1871, Jane was working as a servant to Rev John Ellison
 

Children:

  1. Arnold Hartley
  2. Eveline Mary [1883-1966] who married Thomas Reginald Bottomley

On 11th September 1892, he married (2) Elizabeth Conyers [1845-1895].

at Lothersdale.


Elizabeth came from Carlton Biggins, near Skipton
 

The family lived at

  • Hollins Terrace, Sowerby Bridge [1881]
  • 31 Hollins Lane, Sowerby Bridge [1891, 1901]
  • 53 Hollins Lane, Sowerby Bridge [1911]
  • The Hollins, Sowerby Bridge

He died at 53 Hollins Lane, Sowerby Bridge [9th December 1916]

Members of the family were buried at Sowerby Bridge Cemetery.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £952 19/6d. Probate was granted to his brother John Edward Gibson (pattern maker), son Arnold Hartley, and daughter Eveline Mary.

He is (possibly) remembered on the Memorial at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge

Gibson, William Henry
[1855-1942] Son of Henry Gibson, heald manager.

Born in Midgley.

He was a school master [1881, 1882] / a school master of board school, then headmaster [1890-1913].

On 21st December 1882, he married Mary Ackroyd at St James Church, Halifax.


Mary was born in Halifax, the daughter of
James Ackroyd
 

They had no children.

The family lived at

  • Providence Place, Luddenden [1881]
  • 4 Thorn View, Luddenden [1890-1913]
  • 16 Caernarvon Road, Birkdale, Southport [1942, 1945]

Living with them [in 1891] was widow father-in-law James Ackroyd

He died at Southport [12th June 1942].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £11,568 14/8d. Probate was granted to Henry Charles Riley (retired schoolmaster) and Gavin Henderson (engineer).

Mary died at Southport [30th October 1945].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £2,932 0/1d. Probate was granted to Henry Charles Riley (retired schoolmaster), Gavin Henderson (engineer) and Arthur Hooson (building society branch manager) 

Gibson, William Henry
[1893-1917] Son of Mary Ann & Wallace Gibson of 15 Hitchen's Building, Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge.

He was educated at Rishworth Grammar School.

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

He died 20th November 1917 (aged 24).

He is remembered on the Cambrai Memorial, Nord France [6 & 7]

 

The Gibson family of Hebden Bridge
See Mr Gibson, Edward Binney Gibson, James Gibson, Newton Gibson, Thomas Gibson and Thomas Binney Gibson

The Gibson family of Heptonstall
They owned much property in and around Heptonstall, including Hardcastle Crags, Greenwood Lee, and Gibson Mill.

See Abraham Gibson (1), Abraham Gibson (2), Abraham Gibson (3), Abraham Gibson (4), Abraham Gibson (5) and William Gibson

The Gibson family of Southowram
The family are recorded at Northowram and Southowram, and from the 17th and 18th century at Slead Hall, Brighouse.

See Richard Gibson, Robert Gibson, Rowland Gibson and Shibden Mill

Gibson surname
The surname is patronymic and means the son of Gib, a form of Gilbert.

There are over 80 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Gibson, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Gibson:


Marriages 1804, 1806, 1867, 1871, 1873, 1885, 1906, 1907, 1920, 1936; Death 1900
 




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