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Halliday, Dr
[1???-18??] Recorded in 1829, when he was a medical referee for the

Asylum Foreign & Domestic Life Office

For Foreign Climates, Pregnancy, Disease, and advanced age

Halliday, Mr
[1???-18??] Around 1841, a Mr Halliday ran an academy in Halifax.

In 1853, a Mr Halliday ran a boarding school in Halifax


Question: Can anyone confirm that these 2 gentlemen are one and the same?

 

Halliday, Abraham
[1763-1???] Aka Abraham Hainsworth. (Probably illegitimate) son of Richard Halliday.

He managed Howcans Fine Clay Works with his brother George while his brother Isaac ran the Howcans mine and original Bateain Pottery.

He married Unknown.

Children: (possibly) John

Halliday, Abraham
[1812-1876] Son of John Halliday of the Halliday family of potters. He and his brother George controlled Howcans Pottery. The pottery passed to his descendants.

He was a potter [1841]; a journeyman potmaker [1851]; a potter [1871]; a brick maker.

He married Elizabeth Scott [1820-1890] from Ovenden, at Halifax Parish Church [1836].

Children: (1) Sarah Ann [b 1838]; (2) Martha [b 1840]; (3) James [b 1841]; (4) Nanny [b 1847]; (5) Joseph [b 1851] who was a cabinet maker [1871]; (6) Rebecca [b 1852]; (7) William [b 1854]; (8) John; (9) Louis [b 1860]; (10) Richard [b 1866]

The family lived at 1 Crow Point, Northowram [1841]; Blackley [1851]; 170 New Bank, Halifax [1871, 1881].

There were visitors, lodgers and boarders with the family: Joseph Robertshaw [b 1835] (a journeyman potmaker) [1851]; Richard Halliday [b 1865] (grandson) [1881]

Halliday, Abraham S.
[18??-18??] Brewer at Ann Street, Halifax [1874]

Halliday, Arthur
[1871-19??] Son of John Halliday.

He married Emma>.

Children: (1) Dudley; (2) Ruby

Halliday, Arthur
[1910-19??] Son of Samuel Arthur Aiken Halliday.

Born 8th December 1910.

He married Anne Mattinson [1909-19??].

Children: Arthur Anthony

Halliday, Charles William
[1857-1934] Son of George Halliday.

He was a physical sciences teacher [1881]; he and his brother John Stott Halliday were worsted manufacturer's clerks [1891]; a brick manufacturer and an employer [1901]; manager firebrick works [1911]; Borough Treasurer's Clerk [1934].

On 30th March 1892, he married Louise Jane Sykes at St Thomas's Church, Claremount.


Louisa Jane was the daughter of John Sykes
 

Children: (1) child who died in infancy; (2) child; (3) George Frederick; (4) Kathleen [b 1895]; (5) Charles Donald [b 1900].

The family lived at 87 Shay Lane, Illingworth [1901]; Howcans [1911].

Charles William died at Howcans of cerebral thrombosis / arteriosclerosis [20th June 1934].

Louisa Jane died at Howcans [9th August 1953]

Halliday, David
[1774-1???] (Possibly) son of John Halliday.

Baptised at Halifax Parish Church [3rd July 1774].

He became a pot maker at Northowram.

He married Mary Priestley at Halifax Parish Church [13th April 1795].

Children: (1) John [b 1796]; (2) Isaac [b 1798]; (3) Samuel [b 1801]; (4) James [b 1811]; (5) Mary Ann [b 1814]

The children were baptised at South Parade Wesleyan Chapel

Halliday, David
[1835-1911] Son of Samuel Halliday.

Baptised on 29th November 1835 at Illingworth.

He was a bobbin turner [1851]; a shoe maker [1861]; a master boot and shoe manufacturer employing 12 men, 3 boys and 8 girls; a woollen manufacturer employing 57 persons [1881]; a Councillor [1881]; a partner in Halliday & Midgley; a gardener [1901].

He married Ellen Hanson in Halifax [1857].


Ellen was the daughter of William Hanson
 

Children: Mary Hannah [b 1863].

Mary Hannah married Ernest Christie and had a son, John Reginald Halliday Christie.

The family lived at Gledhill Row, Northowram [1861]; Cavendish Terrace, Halifax [1871]; 24 Chester Road, Northowram [1881]; Ripon [1891]; Salterlee, Halifax [1901].

Living with them in 1871, was lodger William Sykes [b 1855] (nephew) 

Halliday, George
[1756-1808] Son of Richard Halliday.

Baptised at Illingworth Church [25th December 1756].

He was a potter in Northowram [1778, 1808].

He married Mary Bark [17??-1823] at Halifax Parish Church [27th December 1778].

Children: (1) Ann [bapt 1779-1784]; (2) Mary [bapt 1780] who married [1803] John Ramsden (a potter from Northowram); (3) Elis [bapt 1783-1785] who was buried at St Mary's Illingworth; (4) Han / Hannah [bapt 1785] who married [1804] John Watson; (5) Richard [bapt 1786]; (6) Sarah / Sally [bapt 1789-dead before 1823] who married her cousin John Halliday; (7) Alice [b 1790] who was the second wife of her cousin John Halliday; (8) Priscilla [bapt 1792-1796]; (9) Margaret [bapt 1794]; (10) (possibly) Rebecca [bapt 1800].

The family lived at Northowram [1778-1784]; Thornton [1784-1785]; Northowram [1786-1823].

Mary was listed as an earthenware manufacturer at Northowram [1822].

Her will and admon – dated 10th July 1823

Mary Halliday of Holkans in Northowram, widow (now deceased, died 4th May 1823) 

record her children

  • Alice

  • Margaret

  • Richard

  • Mary who married John Ramsden

  • Hannah who married John Watson

  • Sally (deceased) who married John Halliday (senior) of Northowram, joiner & cabinet maker

Also mentioned are George Moss – of the township of Ovenden, Cotton Manufacturer – possibly George Moss, (executor), Thomas Sutcliffe – of Wheatley (?), Fustian Cutter, (executor), Abraham Halliday (witness to the will), Thomas Edwards (witness to the will), and James Franks (surrogate) 

Halliday, George
[18??-18??] Son of John Halliday of the Halliday family of potters.

He and his brother Abraham controlled Howcans Pottery.

Partner in George & William Halliday Limited

Halliday, George
[1826-1889] Son of John Halliday.

Born in Northowram.

He was a pupil at Barkisland School [1841].

In 1851, George, his widowed mother Alice, and his brother William, were listed as fire brick and earthenware manufacturers at Howcans.

He was fire brick and earthenware manufacturer [1851]; earthenware and fire brick manufacturer and farmer [1861]; fire brick manufacturer [1871]; partner in George & William Halliday Limited [1874]; manufacturer of common brick (earthenware) and fire brick [1881].

In 1853, he (possibly) married Mary Eliza Stott [1829-1904] from Fartown, in Huddersfield.

Children: (1) John Stott [b 1854] who was a worsted manufacturer's clerk [1871, 1881]; (2) Sarah Alice [b 1855]; (3) Charles William; (4) Mary Emily [b 1859].

The family lived at 1 Howcans Lane, Northowram [1861]; Howcans, Northowram [1871, 1881, where her died 1889]

There were visitors, lodgers and boarders with the family: his brother William [1861]; Joseph Parkinson [b 1851] an architect from Cockerham, Lancashire; Richard B. Holdsworth [b 1851] a woolstapler from Clifton [1871]; George Powell [b 1835] a commercial traveller in woollen cloths [1881]

Halliday, George
[1858-1???] Son of John Halliday.

Born April 1858.

He married Mary Anne.

Children: (1) Sarah Ellen [b 1881] who married Edgar Culpan; (2) Harold S. [b 1883] who married Edith; (3) Samuel Arthur Aiken; (4) Alice Ann [b 1888] who married Frank Turner

Halliday, George Frederick
[1893-1975] Son of Charles William Halliday.

He was an engineer and motor cycle designer and designed the Douglas Dragonfly motor bike.

He married Lily Kitchenman at Illingworth church [29th January 1916].


Lily's address was 98 Watkinson Road, Illingworth
 

Children: (1) Charles Edwin [1924-2001]; (2) George Douglas [b 1926]; (3) Alan Arthur [b 1931]

Halliday, George Henry
[1856-1917] Son of Joseph Halliday.

Born in Elland.

He was a cotton warper (living with his parent in Stainland Road, Elland-cum-Greetland) [1871], a fruit merchant (lodging with the Davies family in Toxteth Park, Lancashire) [1881], an assistant cotton spinner [1891], a cotton spinner employing 200 people [1898], and an insurance agent [1901].

He ran Atlas Mill, Brighouse at the time of the disastrous fire of 21st December 1898.

He married Annie Appleyard [1860-1???] from Driffield, in Selby [1881].

Both George Henry and Annie were lodging with the Davies family in Toxteth Park, Lancashire [1881].

Children: (1) Joe W [b 1883]; (2) Percy [b 1885]; (3) James [b 1888].

The family lived at Gooder Lane, Rastrick (with George's parents) [1891], 13 Gooder Lane, Rastrick [1901], and 25 Stanley Street, Brighouse [1911]

Halliday, Isaac
[1755-1786] Son of Richard Halliday.

Baptised at Illingworth Church [6th April 1755].

A member of the Halliday family of potters.

Isaac ran the Howcans mine and the families original second Pottery at Bateain while his brothers George and Abraham were in charge of the newer pottery at Howcans.

In 1775, he married Sarah Horner.

Children: (1) David; (2) Jonathan; (3) John; (4) Abraham; (5) Martha.

Isaac died before his eldest son Jonathan was old enough to inherit the mine, and his wife Sarah sold the pits to a Mr Holt who owned pits at Boothtown

Halliday, Isaac
[18??-18??] Pot and fire brick manufacturer at Cinder Hills, Siddal [1845]

Halliday, Isaac
[1806-1870] Son of John Halliday of the Halliday family of potters.

He was a potter [1826, 1841, 1851]; a farmer of 13 acres [1861].

When his father died [1855], he inherited the family's coal mines at Howcans and the pottery at Bateain.

He married Sarah Maude [1811-1???] from Northowram, in Halifax Parish Church [26th June 1826].

Children: (1) John Adam; (2) Elizabeth [b 1831]; (3) Rebecca [b 1834]; (4) Isaac [b 1837]; (5) Nancy [b 1840]; (6) Thomas [b 1842] who gave up the lease of Bateain Farm [1872]; (7) Mary Ann [b 1846]; (8) Sarah Hannah [b 1850].

The family lived at Shaw Lane, Ovenden [1841]; 1 Bateain [1851]; Bateain [1860].

When Isaac died, Sarah remarried.

She sold the coal mines to Mr Holt

Halliday, Dr James
[18??-19??] MRCS, LRCP.

He was Second House Surgeon at the Royal Halifax Infirmary [1905]

Halliday, John
[1687-1719] Son of Joseph Halliday.

Baptised 26th January 1687.

On 18th October 1713, he married Elizabeth Clark.


Elizabeth was the daughter of Thomas Clark
 

They had no children.

They lived at Scout Hall, Shibden.

He died at Baxter House

Halliday, John
[17??-1???] He was a pot maker at Northowram.

In October 1768, he married Susan Horner.

Children: (1) Martha [bapt 1771]; (2) David; (3) John [bapt 1776]; (4) Luke [bapt 1779]

Halliday, John
[1704-17??] Son of Richard Halliday.

He married Unknown.

Children: Richard

Halliday, John
[1748-1774] Son of Richard Halliday.

Baptised at Illingworth Church [22nd January 1748].

On 16th November 1765, he married Sarah Whitham.

Children: (1) Mary [1766-1772]; (2) John [bapt 1768]; (3) Martha [bapt 1769].

After John's death, Sarah married Isaac Cockcroft.


Question: On 30th January 1778, John Halliday, son of Richard Halliday, signed an oath of obligation to carry out the terms of his father's will. Does anyone know whether I have confused 2 people called John son of Richard Halliday?

 

Halliday, John
[1776-1855] Son of Isaac Halliday.

He was an early member of the Halliday family of potters at Howcans Pottery; apprentice in pot making to his uncle George; [1789]; a potter [1841]; a potmaker and farmer [1851].

He was deaf [1851].

In 1797, he married Nancy / Ann.


Ann was his cousin, and the daughter of his uncle Richard Halliday
 

Children: (1) Priscilla [b 1799]; (2) Jenny / Jinny [b 1801]; (3) Leah [bapt 1806]; (4) Isaac; (5) Nanny [b 1808]; (6) Richard; (7) Abraham; (8) Samuel; (9) George; (10) Martha [b 1813]; (11) John [b 1815]; (12) Rebecca [b 1821]; (13) Edward [b 1821] who was a mason [1841]; (14) Hannah [b 1825].

The family lived at Bateain, Northowram [1841].

He appears to have been a poor employer and there are records of several disputes with his employees.

Around 1833, one dispute led to the dismissal of a thrower. Halliday set off to search for a replacement in Lancashire saying that he

would find a good thrower before he returned or he would ride his horse until his tail came off

He engaged Robert Taylor. Taylor's 3 sons also worked at Howcans.

In 1853, there was another dispute, said to be a consequence of

deep plotting by [Halliday's] adversaries

in which Taylor refused to dismiss the mischief-makers. Halliday discharged Taylor and his 3 sons

In 1851, the widowed John was living at Bateain with his son, Isaac and family.

Abraham and George controlled Howcans Pottery, and Isaac controlled the coal mines at Howcans and the Bateain pottery

Halliday, John
[1790-1850] Of Northowram. (Possibly) son of Abraham Halliday.

He was a cabinet maker [1808]; a potter at Howcans [1823] having taken over from his uncle George Halliday at Howcans in 1808; a pot manufacturer [1841].

He married (1) Sarah / Sally Halliday, at Halifax Parish Church [26th December 1808].


Sarah was John's cousin, the daughter of his uncle George Halliday
 

Children: (1) Mary Ellen [b 1816]; (2) John West [b 1819].

He married (2) Sarah's sister Alice [4th August 1823].

Children: (3) Sarah [b 1824]; (4) George; (5) Alice Ann [b 1828]; (6) William.

The family lived at Howcans, Northowram [1841]; 1 Howcans, Northowram [1851].

John was dead by 1851

In 1851, Alice and sons George and William, were listed as fire brick and earthenware manufacturers at Howcans.

Living with them in 1851 was Sarah Tidswell [aged 11], who was possibly the child of Alice's daughter Sarah

Halliday, John
[18??-1???] A butcher in Halifax

In June 1893, he was declared bankrupt

Halliday, John
[18??-19??] He was a foreman in a worsted mill and two sons at 67 clare road, halifax [1901].

He married Hannah

Children: (1) son; (2) son.

The family lived at 67 Clare Road, Halifax [1901, 1911]

In 1901, 1911, Eliza Rhodes was a servant with the family

Halliday, John
[1831-1878] Son of William Halliday.

In 1854, he married Sarah Ainsworth [1829-1884].

Children: (1) Elizabeth A [b 1855]; (2) William Henry [1856-1930] who died in the USA; (3) Samuel; (4) George; (5) James / Jack [b 1865]; (6) Harriet [b 1867]; (7) John E. [b 1869]; (8) Arthur

Halliday, John
[1840-1923] Son of Samuel Halliday.

He was a pupil at Missionary College, Islington [1861]; a schoolmaster at Raggles, Queensbury; a schoolmaster at Nottinghamshire; a schoolmaster at St Augustine's, Halifax.

He married (1) Susannah Hanson in Bradford [1860].


Susannah was the daughter of Amos Hanson
 

Children: (1) Samuel [b 1857]; (2) Charles William [b 1867].

In 1885, John married (2) Elizabeth Walker [1858-1???] from Leeds, in Halifax.

Children: (3) Alice Ann [1887-1893]; (4) Edith [b 1890].

The family lived at Hanson Lane, Halifax [1891]; St Augustine School House, Halifax [1901]; 42 Clifby, New Pellon, Halifax [1911]

Halliday, John
[1857-1???] Son of Abraham Halliday.

Born in Northowram.

He was a worsted doffer [1871]; an inn keeper living at 4 York Street, Northowram [1881]; a cellar man [1883]; landlord of the Albion Hotel, Claremount [1887, 1891]; a hawker of washing creme [1901]; a general carrier [1911].

He married (1) Lucy Sharp at Halifax Parish Church [Q4 1883].


Lucy was the daughter of Wilson Sharp
 

Lucy died in 1890.

He married (2) Laura Sharp in Halifax [Q4 1891].


Laura was the sister of his first wife, and the daughter of Wilson Sharp
 

Children:

The family lived at 4 York Street, Northowram [1881]; Wood Hall Lodge, Lower Skircoat Green, Halifax [1901]; Wood Hall Lodge Cottage, Woodhouse Lane Top, Halifax [1911].

Living with him in 1881 were his sister Sarah Ann and 2 boarders.

Living with him in 1891 were his sisters-in-law Laura Sharp and Louisa Sharp who both worked as barmaids at the Albion

Halliday, John Adam
[1828-1899] Son of Isaac Halliday.

He was a field fence waller [1851]; a stone mason [1861]; a mason [1871]; a stone waller [1881].

He married Mrs Grace Jackson [1821-1???] from Wadsworth, in Halifax [1860].


Grace had 2 children by her previous marriage: Sarah [b  1837] and Richard [b 1843]
 

They had no children.

The family lived at 19 Brick Field, Ovenden [1861]; Brick Field, Ovenden [1871]; 24 Tailors Buildings, Ovenden [1881]; 24 Gordon Street, Ovenden [1891]

Halliday, Jonathan
[16??-1???] A Quaker of Northowram.

He married Mary [16??-1694].

He was buried at the Quaker Burial Ground, Halifax [Grave 2]

Halliday, Jonathan
[1611-1699] Of Halifax.

He was buried at Halifax Parish Church [7th February 1699]

Halliday, Jonathan
[1775-18??] Son of Isaac Halliday.

He married (1) Margret Kaye.

Children: (1) John [b 1787]; (2) George; (3) Margret; (4) Martha.

He married (2) Rachel Balmford in Halifax [3rd February 1799].

Children: (1) Margret; (2) Betty; (3) Nanny [bapt 1801]; (4) William; (5) Nancy / Ann [bapt 1808]; (6) Samuel

Halliday, Joseph
[1665-1697] He married Elizabeth Baxter at Coley Church [6th April 1687].


Elizabeth was the daughter of
Jeremiah Baxter
 

Children: (1) John; (2) Elizabeth [bapt 1689]; (3) Timothy [16??-1708] who died at Morley.

The family lived at Northowram.

Joseph was buried at Halifax Parish Church [13th September 1697].

Heywood records that

Elizabeth, widow Haliday, died at London of a few days' sickness [19th May 1728]

Halliday, Joseph
[18??-186?] He was a card maker at Brow Bridge, West Vale.

He was one of 26 founding members of Bethesda Methodist New Connexion Chapel in Elland [1824].

In May 1866, his executors advertised his machinery and equipment for sale at auction

Halliday, Joseph
[1826-1896] Born in Elland.

He was a journeyman blacksmith [1851]; a blacksmith employing 1 man and 2 boys [1861]; superintendent of fire brigade [1861]; cotton spinner employing 103 hands [1871]; a partner in several businesses: Horsfall & Halliday and James Nutton & Company.

He established a cotton-spinning business at Atlas Mill, Brighouse.

In 1889, he was summoned for 10 cases in breach of the Factory Act. At 6:22 am on the 10th January 1889, the Inspector, Mr J. D. Prior, visited the mill and found a number of women already at work, ahead of the rules that they do not begin until 6:30 am. It emerged that Halliday had been working his hands 10 hours and 5 minutes per day, contrary to the Act. In Halliday's defence, it was stated that the hands had agreed to start work 5 minutes earlier each morning and then stop work half-an-hour earlier on the Saturday. The Bench held that the Act had been infringed, and fined Halliday 19/- in each case plus costs, a total of £9 10/-

In 1847, he married Sarah Battye [1828-1913] in Huddersfield [1847].


Sarah came from Holmfirth
 

Children: (1) Sarah Ann [1853-1879]; (2) George Henry; (3) James William [1858-1873].

The family lived at Little Bradley, Elland [1851]; West Vale [1861]; Stainland Road, Elland-cum-Greetland [1871]; Albert Terrace, Elland-cum-Greetland [1881]; Gooder Lane, Rastrick [1891]; 37 John Street, Rastrick [1901]

Halliday, Richard
[1675-17??] Son of Richard Halliday.

He married Unknown.

Children: (1) Richard; (2) John; (3) Anne [b 1706]; (4) Thomas [b 1707]

Halliday, Richard
[17??-18??] He was a potmaker in Northowram [1779].

He married Ann Rushworth from Northowram, at Halifax Parish Church [27th December 1779].

Children: (1) Nancy / Ann [bapt 1778] who married her cousin John Halliday; (2) Sally [bapt 1781]; (3) Elizabeth [bapt 1782]; (4) Betty [bapt 1783]; (5) Sarah; (6) Susannah; (7) Nancy [bapt 1788]

Halliday, Richard
[1726-1778] Son of John Halliday.

He was a potter.

He had coal mines at Bateain, Swales Moor Pit, and Boyes Bank Pit.

He married (1) Martha Ainsworth or Acksworth [14th April 1746].

Children: (1) Betty [b 18th October 1747]; (2) John; (3) Mary [b 1750] who married Joseph Hedley; (4) Martha [b 1752]; (5) Richard; (6) Isaac; (7) George.

In 1768 [?], he married (2) Judith Hainsworth [17??-1814].

Children: (1) Abraham; (2) Martha [b 1766]; (3) Joseph [1768-1838]

The 2 younger children were (probably) illegitimate. They were mentioned as Abraham Hainsworth Martha Hainsworth and Joseph Hainsworth in Richard's will, where he asked that son John

behave as a father to the 3

The family lived at North Holkans, Northowram.

Richard died 29th January 1778.

Judith was named as Judith Hainsworth in Richard's will [1778], where he left her £30 to be paid at the rate of 2/- per week. She was buried as Judith Halliday [1814]


Question: A Judith Hainworth, daughter of John Hainworth, was baptised at Illingworth church [25th February 1727].

A Judith Halliday of Ovenden (aged 89), was buried at Illingworth church [23rd January 1814].

Can anyone confirm that either / both of these were Richard's wife?

 

Halliday, Richard
[1753-1801] Son of Richard Halliday.

Baptised at Illingworth Church [22th June 1753].

In 1778, he married Susan Baines.

Children: Nancy (Ann) [1781-1846] who married her cousin John Halliday

Halliday, Richard
[18??-18??] Son of John Halliday of the Halliday family of potters

Halliday, Samuel
[1811-1846] Son of John Halliday.

Born 22nd March 1811.

Baptised at South Parade Methodist Chapel [10th June 1811].

A member of the Halliday family of Howcans Pottery, Ovenden.

Around 1837, he left the family business and set up on his own at Cinderhills Fire Clay Works, Siddal.

He married Hannah Greenwood [1810-1892] from Northowram, at Halifax Parish Church [19th April 1835].

Children: (1) David; (2) Martha Ann [b 1837]; (3) John.

Members of the family were baptised and buried at Methodist churches.

The family lived at Bricks, Northowram (next to Bateain) [1841]; Queens Head, Northowram [1851].

He was buried at Nursery Lane Wesleyan Methodist Church, Ovenden

His wife and sons John and David broke away from the firm of George & William Halliday Limited to set up their own business – Cinderhills Fine Clayworks – at Siddal.

After Samuel's death, his wife and children moved back to Howcans and sold Cinderhill to John Morton, a former Halliday employee at Howcans

Halliday, Samuel
[1862-1???] Son of John Halliday.

He married Ray.

Children: Ronald Arthur

Halliday, Samuel Arthur Aiken
[1885-1???] Son of George Halliday.

He married Gertrude Butterworth in Halifax [1909].

Children: Arthur [b 1910] who married Anne Mattinson [b 1909]

Halliday, Thomas
[17??-18??] Methodist preacher from Barnsley.

In 1821, he and Rev Jeremiah Gilbert came from Barnsley to preach at the well at Lindwell.

Over 10,000 people attended a gathering on Greetland Moor.

A Primitive Methodist Society was formed.

Lindwell Primitive Methodist Chapel was built by the Society

Halliday, William
[17??-1741] Heywood records
1741 Mr Wm Haliday minr at Bullous died in Halifax Dec 11 of a few hours illness

Halliday, William
[1805-18??] Son of Jonathan Halliday

Born 18th January 1805.

He married Hannah [1811-18??].

Children: John

Halliday, William
[1830-1916] Son of John Halliday.

Born in Howcans.

In 1851, George, his widowed mother Alice, and his brother George, were listed as fire brick and earthenware manufacturers. He was fire brick and earthenware manufacturer [1851]; member of the Northowram Board of Guardians [1869]; tile manufacturer [1871]; partner in George & William Halliday Limited [1874]; fire brick and earthenware manufacturer and farmer of 50 acres [1881]; fire brick and earthenware manufacturer and farmer [1891]; retired brick maker and farmer [1901].

He was the last owner of the fire-brick and retort factory which evolved from Howcans Pottery, Ovenden.

He married Sarah Batty [1828-1???] from Holmfirth, in Huddersfield [1847].

Children: (1) Martha Elizabeth [b 1865]; (2) Margaret [b 1868]; (3) Sarah [b 1870] who was a dressmaker's assistant [1901]; (4) Edith Alice [b 1873].

The family lived at 1 Howcans Lane, Northowram (William was living with his brother George) [1861]; Huddersfield (visiting Harriet's father) [1871]; Howcans, Northowram [1881]; 2 Howcans, Northowram [1891]; The Howcans, Northowram [1901]; 30 Park Place, Halifax [1911]

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