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Mr Hirst [1???-18??]
Mr Hirst [18??-1???]
Mrs Hirst [18??-18??]
Mr Hirst [18??-19??]
Abraham Hirst [1790-1864]
Abraham Albert Hirst [18??-1???]
Albert Hirst [1895-1917]
Albert Hirst [1896-1916]
Alfred Hirst [1842-1900]
Alfred Hirst [1852-19??]
Ann Hirst [1818-1888]
Arnold Hirst [1916-1943]
Arthur Hirst [1856-19??]
Arthur Hirst [1860-1899]
Arthur John Croslegh Hirst [1898-1951]
Benjamin Hirst [1801-1859]
Benjamin Hirst [1825-1884]
Bernis Hirst [1791-1874]
Cecil Hirst [1897-1915]
David Hirst [1851-1925]
Dick Hirst [1894-1916]
Rev E. Hirst [1???-19??]
E. Hirst [18??-1918]
Edward Hirst [18??-19??]
Ernest Hirst [1896-1918]
Ewart Gladstone Hirst [1878-1959]
Francis Hirst [1871-19??]
Frank Arthur Hirst [1888-1964]
Fred Hirst [1866-19??]
Fred Hirst [1888-1917]
George Hirst [18??-1???]
George Hirst [1817-1893]
George Edward Hirst [18??-18??]
George H. Hirst [18??-19??]
George Henry Hirst [1847-19??]
George Henry Hirst [1851-1912]
George Henry Hirst [1867-19??]
George Herbert Hirst [1871-1954]
George Wilson Hirst [1837-19??]
Henry Hirst [18??-18??]
Herbert Hirst [18??-1929]
Herbert Hirst [1835-19??]
Humphrey Hirst [1858-1912]
Rev Humphrey Hirst [1869-1950]
Rev J. Crowther Hirst [1848-1???]
J. G. Hirst [18??-19??]
James Hirst [1827-1882]
James Hirst [1834-1912]
James Hirst [1850-1931]
James Hirst [1910-1943]
James Arthur Hirst [1858-1915]
James Brearley Hirst [18??-19??]
James William Hirst [1893-1917]
Joe Hirst [18??-191?]
John Hirst [1???-1778]
John Hirst [17??-1778]
John Hirst [17??-18??]
John Hirst [17??-18??]
John Hirst [1723-1768]
John Hirst [1756-1854]
John Hirst [1783-18??]
John Hirst [18??-19??]
John Hirst [1807-1844]
John Hirst [1844-1898]
John Hirst [1846-1895]
John E. Hirst [18??-1924]
John Eli Hirst [1892-1918]
John North Hirst [1832-1???]
John William Hirst [1893-1917]
Joseph Hirst [1???-1843]
Rev Joseph Hirst [1799-1870]
Joseph Hirst [1805-1861]
Joseph Hirst [1831-1908]
Joseph Hirst [1838-1905]
Joseph William Hirst [1842-1899]
Leslie Hirst [1920-1945]
Louis V. Hirst [18??-19??]
Norman Hirst [1890-1917]
Norman Hirst [1892-1918]
Norman Hirst [1894-1915]
Norman Hirst [1915-1942]
Percival Hirst [1888-1968]
Percy Crowther Hirst [1878-19??]
Peter Hirst [1948-]
Robert Hirst [1836-1870]
Rowland Rushworth Hirst [1872-1952]
Samuel Hirst [1???-1833]
Samuel Edgar Hirst [1853-1904]
Samuel William Hirst [18??-1???]
Santley Hirst [1892-1968]
Septimus Hirst [1786-1859]
Simeon Hirst [1???-1866]
Simeon Hirst [1780-1850]
Stanley Hirst [1876-1950]
Thomas Hirst [1805-1883]
Thomas Hirst [1849-1918?]
Thomas Hirst [1857-19??]
Thomas Albert Hirst [1864-1953]
Dr Thomas Archer Hirst [1830-1892]
Vincent Hirst [1883-1963]
William Hirst [1???-1???]
William Hirst [18??-1???]
William Hirst [18??-19??]
William Hirst [1836-1916]
William de Hirst [12??-1???]
William Henry Hirst [1858-1896]
Wright Hirst [1841-1876] 


Hirst, Mr
[1???-18??] He married (1) Unknown.

Children:

  1. John North
  2. Herbert

Hirst, Mr
[18??-1???]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John William
  2. Albert

The family lived at Thornhill Road, Rastrick.

Sons John William & Albert died in World War I

Hirst, Mrs
[18??-18??] A lady living at Bailey Hall Bank, Halifax.

On 26th December 1852, Reynold's Newspaper reported an incident which took place at Bailey Hall Bank some years previously. A woman, described as

a lady in dress, manner and purse

called at a house and asked for accommodation for a short period. She took a room and kept herself heavily veiled. At midnight, she gave birth to a child which she instructed was to be sent to Mrs Hirst, who also lived in Bailey Hall Bank, with a request that she take the baby and, for her trouble and the child's maintenance, she would receive 4/- a week. After eating a meal, the lasy paid all parties concerned and took and cab and left Halifax by rail, for somewhere in the south of England. Now, some years later, the baby was ill and Mrs Hirst unsuccessfully tried to contact the mother via the post office from which the weekly 4/- has regularly been sent

Hirst, Mr
[18??-19??] Fancy box maker at Blenheim Street, Halifax. He began business in 1884. By 1895, it was said to be the largest concern of its kind in Halifax

Hirst, Abraham
[1790-1864] Born in Huddersfield.

He was a wool merchant / a land owner.

He lived at Hullen Edge Hall, Elland [1851, 1864].

Living with him [in 1851] were his niece Rachel Emmeline Hirst [b 1814] (gentlewoman)  and nephew John George Hirst [b 1824] (woolstapler).

He erected a number of dated and inscribed stones to mark his property and boundaries at Hullen Edge, Rawroyds, Holywell Brook & Ravenstone.

He died at Hullen Edge [15th January 1864].

He was buried at St Peter's Church, Huddersfield [18th January 1864].

His family dedicated a window to him at Elland Parish Church.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £60,000.

The will was proved by his niece Rachel Emmeline Hirst (spinster), nephew Samuel William Hirst of Birmingham (grocer), nephew Samuel Hirst of Huddersfield (farmer), John Barwick of Huddersfield (bank manager), and Joseph Rayner.

Hirst, Abraham Albert
[18??-1???]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Albert [b 1867]
  2. Florence [b 1868]
  3. Sidney [b 1870]
  4. Bernard [b 1873]
  5. Martha [b 1877]
  6. Clent [b 1880]
  7. Verney [b 6th April 1869] who died aged 1 day
  8. Shirley [b 16th December 1871] who died aged 9 months

The children were born in Adcocks Green, Birmingham

Hirst, Albert
[1895-1917] Son of Mr Hirst.

Born in Rastrick.

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

He died in France [24th September 1917].

He was buried at the Favreuil British Cemetery [II A 2].

He is remembered on Rastrick War Memorial.

His brother John William also died in the War

Hirst, Albert
[1896-1916] Son of Arthur Hirst.

Born in Siddal.

He was a brick carrier-off for brick and tile makers [1911].

He lived at 20 Whitegate Terrace, Siddal.

During World War I, he enlisted [1st September 1914], and 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 [XIX A 9].

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

Hirst, Alfred
[1842-1900] Son of Benjamin Hirst.

Born in Stainland.

He was a whitesmith [1871] / a master machine maker [1881] / a washing machine maker [1891] / a machine maker [1900] / a partner in B. Hirst & Sons

In [Q2] 1865, he married Nancy Rushworth [1840-1912], born in Sowerby, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Arthur [b 1868]
  2. Clement [1869-1885]
  3. Rowland Rushworth [1872-1952]
  4. Arnold [b 1874]

The family lived at

  • 19 Allerton Place, Halifax [1871, 1881]
  • 128 Lister Lane [1891, 1900]

He died at 128 Lister Lane [28th May 1900].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £2,238 1/8d. Probate was granted to his widow Nancy.

Nancy died at 128 Lister Lane [14th May 1912].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £7,506 11/-. Probate was granted to her sons Rowland Rushworth and Arthur

Hirst, Alfred
[1852-19??] Of Brighouse.

He was landlord of the Albion, Brighouse [1894, 1901] / a wire manufacturer [1918] He acquired a bowling green at Lane Head which was opened on 21st August 1899.

He married Eliza [1851-19??] from Clifton.

Children:

  1. Albert [b 1870]
  2. Mary E. [b 1872]
  3. Sarah E. [b 1874]
  4. Walter [b 1883]
  5. Frank Arthur

Hirst, Ann
[1818-1888] Daughter of John Hirst.

In 1851, Ann and her sister Sarah are living at Clifton with their father John Hirst. Ann has 3 children:

  1. Milnes [b 1845] who was a wire drawer apprentice [1861]
  2. Robert [b 1848] who was a painter's apprentice [1861], an iron turner [1871, 1881] and who married Elizabeth [1847-1???] from Stillington
  3. Ellen [b 1849]
The children had the surname Hirst and their father(s) are unrecorded.

She was postmistress at Clifton Post Office [1861, 1871, 1881]

In 1871, the widowed Ellen Berry was a lodger with Ann and her children at Clifton

Hirst, Arnold
[1916-1943] Son of Justina & Albert Arthur Hirst of Halifax.

He was educated at Battinson Road School / employed at Mackintosh's.

In [Q1] 1940, he married Constance Bullough in Halifax.

They lived at Craven Hall Farm, Mount Tabor, Halifax.

During World War II, he enlisted [1940], and served as a Private with the 2nd/4th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He died 23rd September 1943 (aged 27).

He was buried at the Salerno War Cemetery [VI A 35].

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

Hirst, Arthur
[1856-19??] Son of Joseph Hirst, dyer.

Born in Ovenden.

He was a labourer of Caddy Field [1882] / a clay grinder [1891] / a grinder of clay for brick and tile makers [1911].

In 1882, he married Caroline Ashworth [1861-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Caroline, of Trafalgar, was born in Bury, Lancashire, the daughter of James Ashworth, miner? 

She was a charwoman [1891]

 

Children:

  1. Joseph [b 1883] who was a brickyard labourer [1901], and was a Sergeant with the 4th West Riding Regiment [World War I]
  2. Edgar [b 1885] who was a brickyard labourer [1901]
  3. Mary Alice [b 1888] who was a worsted spinner [1901], and married Arthur Averiss
  4. John William [1890-1892]
  5. Lewis [b 1894]
  6. Albert
  7. Amy [b 1900]

The family lived at

  • 16 School Street, Southowram [1891, 1901]
  • 8 Thomas Street East, Siddal, Halifax [1911]
  • 30 Eaton Street, Halifax [1916]


By 1911, Arthur & Caroline had separated.

Caroline was a servant to Joseph Blackburn, landscape gardener, at 49 Scarr Hall, Siddal

 

Hirst, Arthur
[1860-1899] Of 22 Mason Green, Ovenden.

In 1891, he married Sarah Jane Clayton in Halifax.

He died 20th November 1899.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £92 3/7d

Hirst, Arthur John Croslegh
[1898-1951] Son of John Fawcett Hirst.

Halifax solicitor at Bull Green House, Halifax [1934].

He qualified in June 1923. He was clerk to the Goodall Trust

On 1st June 1932, he married Olga Grace Maude Bottomley [1906-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Olga was the daughter of Richard Arthur Augustus Bottomley and living at Ashday Hall at the time of her marriage
 

Children:

  1. Olga Jennifer

The family lived at Thirdacre, Hipperholme

Hirst, Benjamin
[1801-1859] He was a blacksmith [1841, 1851].

He established B. Hirst & Sons.

On 13th January 1822, he married Martha Eastwood [1803-18??] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. James
  2. Mary [b 1828]
  3. Joseph [1831-1908]
  4. John [1833-1900]
  5. Samuel [b 1835]
  6. Elizabeth [b 1837]
  7. Martha Ann [b 1839]
  8. Alfred
  9. Naomi [1845-1930]

Sons James, Joseph, John & Alfred were all involved in B. Hirst & Sons.

The family lived at

  • Stainland Village [1841]
  • 6 Hanover Court, Halifax [1851]

Hirst, Benjamin
[1825-1884] Born in Huddersfield.

He was a warehouseman cotton [1851] / a cotton spinner employing 13 men, 10 women & 20 boys [1861] / a cotton spinner employing 26 males & 14 females [1871] / a cotton spinner employing 240 work people [1881]. He was at Holme Mill, Sowerby Bridge.

In [Q2] 1850, he married Miriam Travis [1821-1911] in Oldham.


Miriam was born in Shaw, Lancashire, the daughter of Susan & John Travis, a farmer. She was baptised at Shaw [11th March 1821]
 

They had no children.

The family lived at

  • Lower Godley, Rishworth [1851]
  • Hebble End, Erringden [1861]
  • Hill Top, Warley [1871, 1874]
  • Hollins Lane, Warley [1881]

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £1,943 1/3d. Probate was granted to William Edwin Carter of Rishworth School and Benjamin Mellor of 70 Princess Street, Southport (gentlemen).

See John Blackburn

Hirst, Bernis
[1791-1874] Or Bernise.

He married Alice [1798-1856].

They lived at Wellholme Lodge, Brighouse [1856].

The couple were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Hirst, Cecil
[1897-1915] Son of George Henry Hirst.

Born in Mirfield [1st March 1897].

He was educated at Holy Trinity School / a member of St Jude's Sunday School / an errand boy (drapery) [1911] / a playing member of King Cross Cricket Club / an employee at Cain, Son & Greenwood's.

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

He was killed by a bullet through the chest [11th December 1915] (aged 19).

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 Saint Jude's Church, Savile Park

Hirst, David
[1851-1925] Born in Halifax.

He was a carpet weaver [1874].

In 1874, he married Sarah Elizabeth Tidswell in Halifax.


Sarah Elizabeth was the daughter of
Joseph William Tidswell
 

Children:

  1. Stanley
  2. Ewart Gladstone
  3. Lorretta [1880-1961] who married Harry Hanson
  4. Walter [b 1882]
  5. Vincent
  6. Annis [1892-1954] who married Percival Hirst

The children were born in Halifax.

The couple died in Halifax: Sarah Elizabeth [10th November 1922]; David [28th August 1925].

He left £1,027 8/10d to his sons Stanley (Trades Union Treasurer) and Ewart Gladstone (Despatch Clerk) 

Hirst, Dick
[1894-1916] Son of Elizabeth [1863-1944] & Joshua James Hirst [1862-1915] of 2 Manley Street, Brighouse.

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

He died 5th July 1916.

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial [6A & 6B], and on Rastrick War Memorial

Hirst, Rev E.
[1???-19??] In 1936, he became Pastor of Rishworth Particular Baptist Chapel

Hirst, E.
[18??-1918]

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 4th Reserve Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He died 16th November 1918.

He was buried at Brighouse Cemetery [E C 145]

Hirst, Edward
[18??-19??] He lived at Sunlight Laundry House, Wheatley [1905]

Hirst, Ernest
[1896-1918] Son of Clara & George William Hirst of 1 Ivy Terrace, Savile Park, Halifax.

He was educated at Great Albion Street Adult School, Halifax / employed by T. Collinson & Sons Limited in Crown Street, Halifax, and in Buxton.

During World War I, he enlisted [May 1915], and served as a Lance Corporal with the 2nd Battalion Notts & Derby (Sherwood Foresters) Regiment.

He was invalided home with trench feet [September 1915].

He was wounded in the right thigh, and the femur fractured, by a machine gun bullet.

He died of wounds in France [23rd July 1918] (aged 22).

He was buried at the Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery [XXVIII G 10].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Halifax Butchers' Association

Hirst, Ewart Gladstone
[1878-1959] Son of David Hirst.

He was a despatch clerk [1925].

On 1st July 1903, he married Mary Ellen Barker [1879-1927] in Halifax.


Mary was the daughter of Crossley Barker
 

Children:

  1. child

Ewart Gladstone died in Halifax [17th February 1959]

Hirst, Francis
[1871-19??] Born in Brighouse.

He was a house decorator [1911].

In [Q4] 1902, he married Emily Milnes [1874-19??] from Brighouse.

Children:

  1. Roland [b 1910]

The family lived at 77 Bradford Road, Brighouse [1911]

Hirst, Frank Arthur
[1888-1964] Son of Alfred Hirst.

He was a schoolmaster in Brighouse [1918].

On 6th August 1918, he married Annie Louisa Sunderland at Coley Church.


Annie Louisa was the daughter of John Blackburn Sunderland
 

Frank Arthur died 28th November 1964.

Annie Louisa died 12th January 1976.

The couple were buried at Coley Church

Hirst, Fred
[1866-19??] Born in Hebden Bridge.

He was a fish & chip sales [1911].

Around 1901, he married Florence [1879-19??] from Barnsley.

Children:

  1. Victor who was a bootmaker [1911]
  2. Dorothy [b 1907]
  3. Kathleen [b 1910]

The family lived at 72 Crown Street, Halifax [1911]

Hirst, Fred
[1888-1917]

In [Q4] 1912, he married Jane Ellen Nightingale in Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 23rd (Tyneside Irish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He died 5th October 1917 (aged 29).

He was buried at the Dozinghem Military Cemetery [V G 13].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance.

In [Q3] 1921, Jane Ellen married Sam Blacka in Todmorden.

They lived at 13 Jobling Street, Portsmouth, Todmorden

Hirst, George
[18??-1???]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. George Frank [b 1865]
  2. Kate [b 1866]
  3. Percy Verney [b 1868]
  4. William Abraham [b 1869]
  5. Lilian [b 1870]

The children were born in Alcester, Warwickshire

Hirst, George
[1817-1893] Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton spinner [1851] / with links to Box Tree Mill, Wheatley [1857] / a cotton spinner employing 45 men [1861].

In 1839, he married Betty Clegg [1819-1878] in Halifax.


Betty was born in Erringden
 

Children:

  1. William [b 1841]
  2. Sarah Ann [b 1854]
  3. twins Matilda [1857] who died in infancy
  4. Alfred [1857] who died in infancy

The family lived at

  • 11 Bank Terrace, Sowerby Bridge [1851]
  • White Birch Hall, Wheatley [1861]
  • 11 Vine Terrace, Halifax [1893]

Living with them [in 1851] was lodger Samuel Hebblethwaite Stephenson

George died 31st May 1893.

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Pellon [2 Z 22]

Hirst, George Edward
[18??-18??] Cloth merchant at Halifax.

In 1852, he was declared bankrupt

Hirst, George H.
[18??-19??] Monumental mason at All Souls' Memorial Works, Halifax [1905]

Hirst, George Henry
[1847-19??] Born in Huddersfield.

He was a solicitor's cashier [1881] / a jute manufacturer, building society agent [1891] / a clerk, town clerk's office [1901] / town clerk's assistant [1911]

In 1872, he married Elizabeth Whitehead [1852-19??] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Emmeline Elizabeth [b 1874] who was a dry drop packer [1881, 1891], a stationer & newsagent [1901], a shopkeeper confectioner [1911]
  2. John Crowther [b 1877]
  3. Percy Crowther
  4. Alice Mary [b 1880] who was a milliner [1911]
  5. Eleanor Priestley [b 1883] who was a ruling machine feeder paper [1901], a shop assistant stationer [1911]
  6. Annie Caroline [b 1886] who was a hank parter carpet works [1901], a photographer's assistant [1911]
  7. Maud Gwendoline [b 1887]
  8. Muriel Gladys [1888-1891]

The family lived at

  • 16 Victoria Terrace, Eccleshill, Bradford [1881]
  • 12 Commercial Street, Elland [1891]
  • 109 Haley Hill, Halifax [1901]
  • 105 Parkinson Lane, Halifax [1911]

Hirst, George Henry
[1851-1912] Of 1 Boothtown Road, Halifax.

In 1875, he married Sarah Ellen Smith in Halifax.

He died 3rd September 1912.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £295 10/6d. Probate was granted to his widow Sarah Ellen

Hirst, George Henry
[1867-19??] Born in Mirfield.

He was a card machine tenter [1901] / manager of card making works [1911] / a manager at Cain, Son & Greenwood's.

In 1896, he married Hannah Crowther [1871-19??] of Hartshead, in Halifax.


Hannah was born in Hartshead
 

Children:

  1. Cecil
  2. Percy [b 1899]
  3. Doris [b 1902]
  4. Mary [b 1906]
  5. George Arthur [b 1907]

The family moved from Mirfield to Halifax around 1909.

The family lived at

  • Crossley Lane, Mirfield [1901]
  • 30 Glen Terrace, Halifax [1911]

Hirst, George Herbert
[1871-1954] Cricketer.

Born in Kirkheaton. He played for several clubs, including Elland

Hirst, George Wilson
[1837-19??] Born in Huddersfield [23rd December 1836].

He was a retired wine & spirit dealer [1911].

In 1866, he married Betsey Chadwick [1843-1886] in York.

Children:

  1. George Wilson [b 1867]
  2. Hannah Ethel [b 1869]
  3. Mary Ellen [b 1870]
  4. William Henry [b 1875]
  5. Charles Edward [b 1876]
  6. Ina Maud [1878-1961] who never married
  7. Margaret Louisa [1881-1953] who never married

The family lived at 67 Lightcliffe Road, Brighouse [1911].

Living with them in 1911 was niece Margaret Chadwick [aged 33] (mathematics lecturer).

George was a widower by 1911.

He died in Halifax [12th December 1916].

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £7,207 18/5d

Hirst, Henry
[18??-18??] Of Southowram.

He was a wiredrawer [1835].

On 2nd March 1835, he married Sarah Allen at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah came from Southowram, and had a son
Thomas William Allen [b 1834] – Henry was possibly the father
 

Hirst, Herbert
[18??-1929] Of Clifton Common.

He was the first person to be buried in the new burial ground at St John the Evangelist, Clifton

He was buried at Clifton Burial Ground

Hirst, Herbert
[1835-19??] Son of Mr Hirst.

House decorator.

In 1858, he (possibly) married Sarah Horsfall? in Dewsbury?.

Children:

  1. Frances [1860-19??] who was the second wife of Albert Kershaw

The family lived at 107 Bradford Road, Brighouse [1871]

Hirst, Humphrey
[1858-1912] Of Well House, Hove Edge.

In 1884, he married Clara Schofield in Halifax.

He died 16th May 1912.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £855 17/9d. Probate was granted to his widow Clara, and James Sunderland Sladdin

Hirst, Rev Humphrey
[1869-1950] Son of William Hirst

Born in Barkisland.

He was chaplain of the Bath Union, Frome Road House [1905-1917] / chaplain of St Mary Magdalen Hospital, Bath [1914-1917] / vicar of Towersey, Buckinghamshire / rector of Aston Sandford, Buckinghamshire / rector of Kenford, Oxfordshire / Public Preacher in the diocese of Derby [from 1935].

On 23rd September 1895, he married Emma Randall [1869-1951] at St James's Church, Hatcham, London Children:

  1. Allan William [1898-1967] who was a chartered electrical engineer [1950]
  2. Olive Elizabeth Irene [1902-1999] who never married

Humphrey died at 50 London Road, Buxton [31st October 1950].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £7,439 11/5d.

Probate was granted to his children Allan William and Olive Elizabeth Irene

Hirst, Rev J. Crowther
[1848-1???] Born in Huddersfield. He grew up in Halifax.

He was an apprentice chemist and druggist / a teacher at Northgate End Sunday School / a lay preacher at Northgate End Chapel.

In 1868, he gave up his work as a chemist and druggist to become a student with the Unitarian Home Missionary Board

Hirst, J. G.
[18??-19??] Homœopathist at 4 Highfield Place, Parkinson Lane, Halifax [1905]

Hirst, James
[1827-1882] Son of Benjamin Hirst.

Born in Stainland.

He was a master machine maker employing 16 men & 1 boy [1871] / a partner in B. Hirst & Sons

He had several operations for cancer in the eye.

On 9th December 1847, he married Mary Jagger [1827-1887] at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Mary A. [1851-1905]
  2. Emily [1854-1908]
  3. Lewis Edgar [1858-1909]

The family lived at

  • 102 Lister Lane, Halifax [1871]
  • Lytham Road, Blackpool [1882]

Living with them [in 1871] was sister-in-law Charlotte Jagger.

Hirst was a Deacon at Park Congregational Church, Halifax and Mrs Shillito was a member of the Church.

In 1879/1880, he was co-respondent in the divorce Shillito Vs Shillito & Hirst.

He died at Lytham Road, Blackpool [30th May 1882].

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £2,108 8/3d.

His will was proved by his widow Mary, John Scarborough and Dougald McLaurin Brown of Bradford (stuff merchant).

All the family – except Lewis Edgar- died in Blackpool

Hirst, James
[1834-1912] Of 381 Halifax Road, Todmorden.

He married Marion.

He died 10th October 1912.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £544. Probate was granted to his widow Marion

Hirst, James
[1850-1931] Son of Joseph Hirst.

Born in Brighouse.

He was a wire drawer [1868, 1876, 1881] / partner in Bottomley & Hirst / partner in Hirst Brothers [1890] / a wire manufacturer (employer) [1891] / partner in Hirst Brothers & Son Limited.

In 1876, he married (1) Mary Ann Lockwood [1852-1887] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary Ann, of Brighouse, was born in Bolton, Lancashire, the daughter of John Lockwood, railroad servant
 

Children:

  1. Joseph [b 1877] who was born in France and was a wire drawer [1901]
  2. Annie E H / Nellie [b 1877]
  3. Evelyn [b 1880]
  4. Emma [b 1883] who was a pupil teacher [1901] and married Charles Clarkson
  5. John Arthur [b 1885] who was a clerk [1911]

Mary Ann died in 1887 (aged 37).

In 1888, he married (2) Emma Hopson [1849-1904] in Manchester.


Emma was born in Liverpool
 

Emma died in 1904 (aged 55).

In 1910, he married (3) Emily [1879-19??].


Emily was born in Monton [?], Lancashire
 

The family lived at

  • Newlands, Rastrick [1881]
  • Savile Terrace, Bell Hall, Halifax
  • High Street, Brighouse [1891]
  • 28 High Street, Brighouse [1901, 1908, 1911, 1931]

Living with them [in 1891] was widowed mother-in-law Annie Hopson [b 1819].

James died 3rd November 1931 (aged 81)  Probate records show that he left effects valued at £3,393.

Probate was granted to Gerald Austin Rivers (bank official)  and Bertram Montague Baggot (cashier) 

Hirst, James
[1910-1943] Son of Caroline & Fred Hirst.

He was employed by Siddall & Hilton Limited / a Territorial [1931].

In [Q4] 1933, he married Christiana Williams in Halifax.

They lived at 7 Grove Royd, Grove Avenue, Ovenden.

During World War II, he served as a Sergeant with 72 Anti-Tank Regiment Royal Artillery.

He was reported missing in North Africa, and was a POW in Italy [since January 1943].

He was killed in an allied air raid [8th December 1943] (aged 33).

He was buried at the Ancona War Cemetery [III E 17].

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

Hirst, James Arthur
[1858-1915]

He married Mary Jane [1859-1926].

Children:

  1. John Eli

The family lived at 5A East Villa, Greetland.

Members of the family were buried at St Thomas's Church, Greetland

Hirst, James Brearley
[18??-19??]

In [Q2] 1889, he married Fanny Collins [18??-19??] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Norman

The family lived at of 2 Forester's Terrace, Clifton

Hirst, James William
[1893-1917] Son of Isabella (née Crabtree) [1873-1938] & Joe Edward Hirst [1873-1944] of 8 Turnpike Street, Elland [1911 to 1917].

Born in Rastrick.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 3rd May 1917 (aged 24).

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

Hirst, Joe
[18??-191?] Of Todmorden.

During World War I, he served with the Royal Field Artillery.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Hirst, John
[1???-1778] His was the first burial at Greetland Methodist Church [16th May 1778]

Hirst, John
[17??-1778] Paper-maker of Bradley Mill, Stainland.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John

He was a member of the Elland Methodist Society.

He built Greetland Wesleyan Chapel at his own expense. He died before the Chapel was completed. He was buried there, the first burial at the Chapel. After his death, his widow handed the chapel over to Matthew Moorhouse and John Iredale

Hirst, John
[17??-18??] Son of John Hirst.

He carried on his father's business as paper-maker at Bradley Mill, Stainland.

He married Unknown [1780-1808].

On 14th April 1772, he was attacked by 2 men in Elland. One man shot a ball thro' the brim of his hat, whilst the other struck several times at his head with a cutlass, or some such weapon, but he escaped unharmed, having laid his walking stick on his head to receive the blows.

A 10 guinea reward was offered by Hirst's father.

2 letters – one signed Betty R's and the other anonymous – were later sent to Miss Sally Cartledge of Blackley, which indicated that 2 men were plotting to kill Hirst, and telling her to warn him of this.

On 6th October 1794, John Chadwick and John Robertshaw published a notice confessing to attacking Hirst – and also William Ellis, – and begging pardon in return for leniency. No reason was put forward for the plot


Question: Can you add any details?

 

Hirst, John
[17??-18??] Of Bradley Mill, Stainland.

He married Unknown.

Children: daughters including

  1. Mary Ann, the youngest [1814-1840]

Hirst, John
[1723-1768] He married Sarah Lord [1724-1800].

Children:

  1. John

Hirst, John
[1756-1854] Son of John Hirst.

Born in Golcar.

Baptised at St Peter's Church, Huddersfield.

He was a clothier [1783] / a farmer [1841] / a clothier of Barkisland.

On 5th November 1783, he married Mary Pearson [1765-1860] from Scammonden, at Elland.

Children:

  1. Hannah [bapt 1791-1833] who married William Whiteley
  2. Alice [bapt 1796-1855] who married Francis Wolstenholme
  3. Martha [bapt 1800]

The family lived at

  • Wormald, Barkisland [1791, 1796]
  • Steel Lane, Barkisland, Ripponden [1841]
  • Barsey, Barkisland, Ripponden [1851]

Living with them [in 1841] were grandchildren Hannah and William Whiteley – who were by then orphaned – and Ann Wolstenholme.

Living with them in 1851 were granddaughter Ann Wolstenholme and Ann's illegitimate daughter Elizabeth Wolstenholme.

John and Mary were buried at Stainland Wesleyan Chapel [Plot Number 1-165]

Hirst, John
[1783-18??] He was a journeyman shoemaker [1851].

He married Elizabeth [1782-18??].

Children:

  1. Ann
  2. Sarah [b 1821]

The family lived at Clifton [1851]

Hirst, John
[18??-19??] Of Ripponden.

In 1921, he established Ripponden & District Motors and John Hirst & Company.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John who joined the family business

The family lived at Stones House, Ripponden

Hirst, John
[1807-1844] (Possibly) son of Joseph Hirst.

He was landlord of the Saddle, Halifax [1844?].

He died on 7th January 1844

Hirst, John
[1844-1898] Of Rastrick.

He married Mary [1846-1900].

Children:

  1. Agnes Ann [1876-1928] who married Edwin Ayrton
  2. Martha Ann [b 1876] who married Richard Small
  3. Nancy [1881-1926] who (possibly) married Mr Bruce

Members of the family were buried at Brighouse Cemetery

Hirst, John
[1846-1895] In [Q4] 1874, he married Betsy Pilling in Todmorden.

Children:

  1. Walter [b 1876] who was a fustian warehouse man [1901]

John died [Q2] 1895 (aged 49).

In 1897, Betsy married Thomas Cockcroft

Hirst, John E.
[18??-1924] Partner in Roberts & Hirst Limited.

He lived at 1 Cote Hill, Halifax, next to the factory.

After his death, the business was carried on by his sons, John and Arthur

Hirst, John Eli
[1892-1918] Son of James Arthur Hirst.

Born in Greetland.

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

He died 28th March 1918 (aged 25).

He was buried at the Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension [I H 17].

He is remembered on the family grave at St Thomas's Church, Greetland, on the Memorial at Saint Thomas's Church, Greetland, and on the Memorial at Clay House, Greetland

Hirst, John North
[1832-1???] Son of Mr Hirst.

He was a joiner [1861].

He married Hannah.

Children:

  1. Lucy Hannah [1860-1909] who was the first wife of Albert Kershaw

The family lived at Clifton [1861]

Hirst, John William
[1893-1917] MM.

Son of Mr Hirst.

Born in Rastrick.

During World War I, he served as a Bombardier with A Battery 153rd Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He was awarded the Military Medal & Bar

He died 5th December 1917 (aged 24).

He was buried at the Hermes Hill British Cemetery [I C 17].

He is remembered on Rastrick War Memorial.

His brother Albert also died in the War

Hirst, Joseph
[1???-1843] He was landlord of the Saddle, Halifax [1837, 1843].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. (possibly) John
  2. (possibly) Matilda [1810-1???] who married Joshua Horner

He died suddenly [15th May 1843]

Hirst, Rev Joseph
[1799-1870] Born in Slaithwaite.

He was ordained in April 1842.

He was Minister at Blackley Particular Baptist Church [1842] after an interregnum of 3 years at the Church.

During his ministry, the congregation increased by 171, and the Chapel and the School were enlarged [1842-1870].

He married Mary [1804-1800].

Children:

  1. James [b 1829] who was a cloth finisher journeyman [1851]
  2. Charles [b 1832] who was a woollen mule spinner journeyman [1851]
  3. John [b 1834] who was a cloth finisher journeyman [1851]
  4. Oliver [b 1837] who was a cloth finisher journeyman [1851]
  5. Martha [b 1839] who was a scholar [1851]

They lived at Blackley House.

Joseph died April 1870.

See Holywell Green Baptist Church

Hirst, Joseph
[1805-1861] Born in Halifax.

He was a wire drawer [1851, 1861].

He married Sarah Evans [1822-1???].


Sarah was born in Whaley Bridge, Cheshire
 

Children:

  1. William Joseph / Joseph William [b 1842] who was a wire drawer [1861]
  2. Mary [b 1844] who was a piecer at a cotton mill [1861]
  3. Elizabeth [b 1846] who was a piecer at a cotton mill [1861] and married John Howarth
  4. James
  5. Alfred [b 1853] who was a wire drawer [1871]
  6. Thomas [b 1855] who was a wire drawer [1871]

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1851] was brother-in-law William Evans [b  1829] (wire drawer).

Living with them [in 1871] were daughter Elizabeth, her husband John Howarth and family.

Joseph died in 1861 (aged 56).

He was buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse [2nd November 1861]

Hirst, Joseph
[1831-1908] In [Q1] 1853, he married Martha Jones? [1831-1875] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Walter [d 1853]
  2. Arthur [1857-1860]
  3. Edith [d 1867]
  4. Julia [1859-1867]
  5. Alice [d 1872]

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery

Hirst, Joseph
[1838-1905] He was landlord of the Locomotive Inn, Halifax [1891, 1901, 1905] / a leather cutter [1901].

He married Elizabeth.

He is mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1905

Hirst, Joseph William
[1842-1899] Son of Joseph Hirst.

He was a wire drawer [1861] / partner in Bottomley & Hirst / partner in Hirst Brothers.

He died in Halifax [Q3 1899]

Hirst, Leslie
[1920-1945] Son of Mabel & Thomas Hirst.

Born in Huddersfield.

He worked for Jesse Stephenson & Company, Huddersfield.

In [Q3] 1941, he married Minnie Robertshaw in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Beryl [b 1942]

They lived at 17 Trooper Lane, Halifax.

During World War II, he enlisted [1940], and served as a Marine with No 43 R.M. Commando Royal Marines.

He was killed in Italy [18th April 1945] (aged 25).

He was buried at the Ravenna War Cemetery [I D 1].

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

Hirst, Louis V.
[18??-19??] Ale and porter merchants and wholesale bottlers at 30 Hopwood Lane, Halifax [1905]

Hirst, Norman
[1890-1917] Son of Mr & Mrs James Hirst of Sandbed, Sowood, Stainland.

During World War I, he served as a Rifleman with the 1st Battalion Royal Irish Rifles.

He died 31st July 1917 (aged 27).

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial [40]

Hirst, Norman
[1892-1918] Son of Thomas Albert Hirst.

Born in Brighouse.

He worked for Firth's Carpets in Bailiff Bridge.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st Battalion Cameron Highlanders.

He died 20th April 1918 (aged 26).

He is remembered on the Loos Memorial [119-124], on Firth's War Memorial, and on Bailiff Bridge War Memorial

Hirst, Norman
[1894-1915] Son of James Brearley Hirst.

He was employed by Firth's Carpets in Bailiff Bridge.

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

He died 14th August 1915 (aged 21).

He was buried at the Colne Valley Cemetery, Belgium [C 9].

He is remembered on Firth's War Memorial, on Bailiff Bridge War Memorial, on Clifton War Memorial, on the Memorial at Saint John's Church, Clifton, and in the book Clifton War Memorial

Hirst, Norman
[1915-1942] He lived at 45 John Street, Sowerby Bridge.

He worked for Siddall & Hilton Limited in Sowerby Bridge.

He enlisted in 1936.

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

He was killed at Paungde, Burma [30th March 1942] (aged 27).

He is remembered on the Rangoon Memorial [13]

Hirst, Percival
[1888-1968] He was a warehouse man [1915].

In [Q3] 1915, he married Annis Hirst in Halifax.


Annis was the daughter of
David Hirst
 

Hirst, Percy Crowther
[1878-19??] Son of George Henry Hirst.

Born in Halifax.

In 1901, he was a boarder in Newport, Monmouthshire

He was a photographer [1901, 1911].

He was in business at the Royal Studio, Sowerby Bridge [1907].

In 1907, a former employee, Joe Murray, of York, who worked as a canvasser and outdoor operator, was fined 20/- or 14 days' imprisonment, for stealing a camera worth £10.

In [Q3] 1913, he (possibly) married Ada Lambert in Halifax

Hirst, Peter
[1948-] A professional gambler living at Stainland.

In 1974, Hirst, Christopher Bottomley [26] of West Vale, and James Holland [49] of Stainland were charged with a £47,000 fraud on Lloyds Bank. Holland was found Not Guilty and was discharged. Hirst was imprisoned for 3 years, Bottomley was given a 18 months' suspended sentence and ordered to pay £200 costs

Hirst, Robert
[1836-1870] Son of waggoner John Hirst.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a carter [1861] / a drayman [1869].

In 1856, he married (1) Leah Barker [1838-1867] from Halifax, at Halifax.

Children:

  1. Barker [b 1860]
  2. John Henry

The family lived at

In 1869, he married (2) Mary, widow of Nicholas Taylor at Halifax Parish Church.

He was buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax on 6th February 1870.

After Robert's death, Mary married William Mann

Hirst, Rowland Rushworth
[1872-1952] Born in Halifax.

He was an engineer.

In [Q1] 1898, he married (1) Harriet Eliza Ann Woodhead in Halifax.


Harriet Eliza Ann was the daughter of
Rufus Woodhead
 

Children:

  1. Clement [1989-1970]
  2. Alfred Rowland [1906-1979] who died in Camden

Harriet Eliza Ann died in Halifax [3rd April 1912].

On 10th April 1918, he married (2) Marian Bates [1887-1951] in Halifax


Marian was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Geoffrey [b 1920]
  2. Nancy Mary [b 1923]
  3. Marian Eleanor [1928-1999] who died in Surrey

The couple died in Halifax: Harriet [3rd April 1912]; Rowland [28th July 1952]

Hirst, Samuel
[1???-1833] Coal miner. He worked at Thornhills Pit, Brighouse.

He had an accident, in April 1833, dislocating his arm and hand, and died 2 weeks later

Hirst, Samuel Edgar
[1853-1904] JP.

He lived at Crowtrees, Rastrick.

He was Mayor of Brighouse [1901-1904]

He died on 16th January 1904 and was the only Brighouse mayor to die in office. Alderman William Smith took over the mayoralty on 27th January 1904

Hirst, Samuel William
[18??-1???]

In [Q4] 1853, he married Unknown in Kings Norton, Worcestershire. Children:

  1. Ada [b 1856]
  2. Laura [b 1858]
  3. Marian [b 1859]
  4. Clara [b 1861]
  5. Kate [b 1863]
  6. Arthur [b 1864]
  7. Jessie [b 1867]
  8. Bertram Verney [b 1869]
  9. Conrad [b 1872]

Hirst, Santley
[1892-1968] Born in Halifax.

He was organist at St Chad's Church, Hove Edge [1912-1968].

In [Q4] 1920, he married Gertrude Howarth in Halifax.

He died in Wellingborough [Q2 1968] (aged 75) 

Hirst, Septimus
[1786-1859] Of Grove House, Southowram.

He married Mary [1783-1865].

Children:

  1. George [1815-1858]

Septimus died 31st March 1859. Mary died 12th July 1865.

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram

Hirst, Simeon
[1???-1866] He was known as the Ovenden Bard.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Eunice [1827-1913] who married John Potterton

He died 10th November 1866

Hirst, Simeon
[1780-1850] Son of a publican from Ovenden.

He had a distinguished military career and served 40 years with the Royal Regiment of Horse Guards. George III is reported to have described him as the finest man in my army

Hirst, Stanley
[1876-1950] Son of David Hirst.

He was an electric tram driver [1899] / trades union treasurer [1925]

In [Q3] 1899, he married Emma Ingham [1875-1953] in Halifax.


Emma was born in Halifax
 

Children:

    child child

Stanley died in Halifax [12th June 1950].

He left £3,255 4/0d to Emma.

Emma died in Huddersfield [1953]

Hirst, Thomas
[1805-1883] Born in Halifax.

He was a woolstapler [1829] / a cotton spinner [1841] / an engineer [1851] / a merchant [1861] / a JP.

On 22nd June 1829, he married Grace Bracken.


Grace was the daughter of
Jonathan Bracken
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1831]
  2. James [b 1832] who was a cotton spinner maker up [1851] and then sailed to New Plymouth
  3. Jane [b 1833]
  4. William [b 1837]
  5. Annis [b 1838]
  6. Harriet [1839-1918] who married Albert Cracroft Fookes and emigrated to New Zealand
  7. Grace [b 1846]
  8. Thomas
  9. son who died in infancy
  10. daughter who died from scarlet fever
  11. daughter who died from scarlet fever

The family lived in Bradford, then moved to London, before returning to Yorkshire.

The family lived at

  • Wood Land, Midgley [1841]
  • Lee Bank, Ovenden [1851]

In 1851, son James sailed to New Zealand to prepare for the family who then emigrated to New Plymouth, with 5 of their 8 children, aboard the Gwalior in December 1851.

James had left New Zealand by the time the family arrived. In 1851, he was living with his grandparents at Dean Mill, Midgley.

Thanks to Grace's entrepreneurial skills, the couple established a successful business, trading in exports from England.

In 1861, the family were living with Grace's sister Mary at 1 Dean Mill, Midgley.

Thomas died at New Plymouth [22nd December 1883] (aged 78).

In 1891, Grace was living with her aunts Mary and Elizabeth Bracken at The Dean, Midgley

Hirst, Thomas
[1849-1918?] Son of Grace Bracken and Thomas Hirst.

Born in Halifax.

In 1851, (aged 3) he emigrated to New Zealand with the rest of his family.

He returned to England.

In 1871, he inherited a share in the Dean Mill estate from his uncle Jonathan Bracken. A condition of the will was that he change his name to Thomas Hirst-Bracken

Recorded in 1871, when he was a paper manufacturer [aged 22] and head of the household at Dean Mill, Midgley with his aunts Mary Elizabeth and Martha Bracken.

Recorded in 1889 of Farfield Hall, Addingham near Leeds, nephew of Mary Bracken

A Thomas H. Bracken died in Fulham in 1918 (aged 69) 

Hirst, Thomas
[1857-19??] Of Brighouse. Landlord at the New Inn, Brighouse [1901].

He married Sarah [1853-19??] from Brighouse.

Children:

  1. Herbert [b 1888]

Hirst, Thomas Albert
[1864-1953] Born in Clifton.

He was a joiner & building (employer) [1886].

In 1886, he married Ellen Broadley [1865-1951].


Ellen was born in Brighouse
 

Children:

  1. Arthur [b 1890]
  2. Laura [b 1891]
  3. Norman
  4. Walter Arnold [1894-1970]
  5. Stanley [b 1899]
  6. Ella Kathleen [1902-1991]
  7. Harold Reginald [1905-1990]

The children were born in Brighouse.

The family lived at 2 Bonegate Avenue, Brighouse [1901-1918]

Hirst, Dr Thomas Archer
[1830-1892] FRS.

Mathematician and physicist.

Born in Heckmondwike. Articled as land agent and surveyor at Halifax. He was friend of, and greatly influenced by, John Tyndall, and followed him to Marburg between 1849 and 1852. He became the Dean of University College, London [1867-1868]

Hirst, Vincent
[1883-1963] Son of David Hirst. Born in Halifax.

He was a lithographic printer [1910].

In 1910, he married Ann Beardshall [1883-1959] in Halifax.


Ann was born in Hipperholme
 

Children:

  1. child

Ann died in Bristol [1959].

Vincent died in Weston-super-Mare [1963]

Hirst, William
[1???-1???] Of Halifax.

He married Mary Ann.


Mary Ann came from Halifax
 

In 1861, they were running a school in Kippax.

In 1861, the sons of John Maude were pupils at the school

Hirst, William
[18??-1???] Of Todmorden.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. daughter
  2. daughter
  3. son

On 6th April 1870, whilst suffering from the effects of delirium tremens, caused by a 3-day drinking-bout, he attempted to take the lives of his wife, two daughters and his son. His daughters suffered serious wounds from a large carving knife

Hirst, William
[18??-19??] In [Q3] 1917, he married Kate Evelyn in Halifax.


Kate Evelyn was the daughter of
Thomas Sutcliffe
 

Children:

  1. William H [b 1917]
  2. Beatrice [b 1921]
  3. Alfred [b 1926]
  4. George W [b 1927]

Hirst, William
[1836-1916] He was a grocer & draper [1881].

On 1st April 1858, he married (1) Elizabeth Crawshaw [1836-1866] at Halifax Parish Church.

On 9th July 1868, he married (2) Eliza Whiteley at Halifax Parish Church.


Eliza was the daughter of
William Whiteley
 

Children:

  1. Humphrey
  2. Annie [1870-1958]

The family lived at Rough Top, Barkisland [1881]

Hirst, William de
[12??-1???] Of Wadsworth. In 1275, he complained of an attack in which Adam de Brodebothm, John de Brodbothm and others broke down the doors of his house, dragged him naked from his bed and beat him till they drew blood. He fled, but they chased him and pelted him with stones. There were insufficient evidence for a prosecution

Hirst, William Henry
[1858-1896] He was landlord of the Union Cross, Halifax [1894, 1896].

In 1889, he (possibly) married Mary Jane Lodge in Huddersfield.

He was buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell [February 1896].

After his death, Mary Jane took over at the Union Cross.

They are mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1896

Hirst, Wright
[1841-1876] Born in Halifax.

He was a clog & patten maker [1861].

In 1864, he married Jane Ann Pinder [1842-1920] in Halifax.

  1. Amelia [b 1867]
  2. Susannah [b 1870] who married Mr Hoyle

The family lived at Haugh Shaw Road, Halifax [1871].

Wright died in 1876.

In 1878, Jane Ann married (2) James Naylor in Halifax.

 

The Hirst family of Halifax
Of Halifax, Bradford and New Zealand

Hirst surname

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are over 100 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Hirst, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Hirst:


Baptisms 1810, 1910; Marriages 1852, 1853, 1855, 1868, 1881, 1884, 1891, 1896, 1898, 1900, 1913, 1918, 1950, 1975; Deaths 1906, 1907
 



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