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Mr Hanson [15??-16??]
Mr Hanson [16??-17??]
Abraham Hanson [1???-18??]
Abraham Edward Hanson [1862-1907]
Albert Hanson [18??-19??]
Albert Hanson [1880-1914]
Albert Hanson [1889-1917]
Amos Hanson [1813-1???]
Arthur Hanson [1???-1661]
Arthur Hanson [15??-1571]
Arthur William Hanson [1854-1901]
Benjamin Hanson [17??-1???]
Bethel Hanson [1???-1846]
Catherine Hanson [16??-16??]
Cephas Hanson [1803-1876]
Charles Hanson [18??-1???]
Charles Hanson [1855-1925]
Charles Young Hanson [1816-1890]
Christopher Hanson [1844-1???]
Daniel Hanson [18??-19??]
David Hanson [18??-19??]
David Hanson [1917-1941]
David Raglan Hanson [1866-19??]
Edward Hanson [15??-1???]
Edward Hanson [15??-16??]
Edward Hanson [1581-1654]
Edward Hanson [16??-1???]
Edward Hanson [16??-16??]
Edward Hanson [16??-1717]
Edward Hanson [1616-1???]
Edward Hanson [1621-1671]
Edward Hanson [17??-18??]
Ehud Hanson [1826-1872]
Ehud Hanson [1858-1916]
Ely Hanson [1741-1810]
Eric Hanson [1917-1943]
Esau Hanson [17??-18??]
Esau Hanson [1822-1886]
F. Hanson [17??-18??]
George Hanson [18??-19??]
George Hanson [18??-1913]
George Hanson [1806-18??]
George Hanson [1918-1941]
Gilbert Hanson [1???-1533]
Gilbert Hanson [1???-17??]
Greenwood Hanson [1846-1???]
Harold Hanson [1898-1918]
Harry Hanson [1883-19??]
Henry Hanson [18??-18??]
Hephzibah Hanson [1832-1885]
Herbert Hanson [1891-1918]
Horace Hanson [1901-1960]
Isaac Hanson [1???-18??]
Isaac Hanson [16??-1724]
Isaac Hanson [1726-1809]
Isaac Hanson [18??-18??]
Isaac Hanson [1832-1???]
Isaac Hanson [1894-1917]
Rev J. Hanson [17??-1???]
James Hanson [1796-1858]
Jasper Hanson [15??-15??]
Jeffrey Graydon Hanson [1923-1945]
Job Hanson [17??-18??]
Joe Hanson [1898-1918]
Joe Hanson [1898-1918]
John Hanson [1???-1???]
John Hanson [1???-1???]
John Hanson [1???-1???]
John Hanson [1???-1???]
John Hanson [14??-1543]
John Hanson [1517-1599]
John Hanson [1549-1621]
John Hanson [1586-16??]
John Hanson [16??-1???]
John Hanson [16??-17??]
John Hanson [16??-1706]
John Hanson [1620-1???]
Rev John Hanson [164?-1674]
John Hanson [17??-18??]
John Hanson [1713-1770]
John Hanson [1749-1782]
Rev John Hanson [1782-1857]
John Hanson [18??-1???]
John Hanson [1806-18??]
John Hanson [1809-1???]
John Hanson [1834-1???]
John Hanson [1841-1853]
John Hanson [1856-1924]
John Hanson [1857-19??]
John Hanson [1862-1905]
John Hanson [1885-1919]
John Hanson [1897-1918]
John William Albert Hanson [1864-1944]
Jonathan Turner Hanson [1827-1893]
Joseph Hanson [16??-17??]
Joseph Hanson [17??-1???]
Joseph Hanson [17??-18??]
Joseph Hanson [18??-18??]
Joseph Hanson [1816-1???]
Joseph Mellor Hanson [1900-1963]
Joshua Hanson [16??-16??]
Judith Hanson [15??-1633]
Kit Hanson [1864-1916]
Laurence Hanson [19??-19??]
Laurence William Hanson [1908-1966]
Lewis John Hanson [1861-1897]
Louis Hanson [1896-1918]
Luther Hanson [18??-1???]
Luther Hanson [1851-1910]
Luther Hanson [1851-1910]
Maria Hanson [1795-1880]
Michael Hanson [16??-17??]
Nicholas Hanson [1555-1613]
Oswald Hanson [1855-1916]
R. Hanson [18??-18??]
Richard Hanson [16??-1???]
Richard Hanson [16??-17??]
Richard Hanson [17??-18??]
Richard Hanson [1875-19??]
Richard Hanson [1897-1916]
Robert Hanson [15??-16??]
Robert Hanson [15??-163?]
Robert Hugh Hanson [1924-1943]
Roger Hanson [1623-1698]
Sam Hanson [1875-1952]
Samuel Hanson [17??-18??]
Samuel Hanson [18??-1871]
Samuel Hanson [1825-1896]
Saville Hanson [1891-1916]
Thomas Hanson [1???-16??]
Thomas Hanson [1???-1649]
Thomas Hanson [15??-1???]
Thomas Hanson [15??-1592]
Thomas Hanson [16??-16??]
Thomas Hanson [1784-1856]
Thomas Hanson [18??-18??]
Thomas Hanson [18??-19??]
Thomas Hanson [1811-1863]
Thomas Kenneth Hanson [1914-1957]
Thomas W. Hanson [18??-1???]
Thomas William Hanson [1877-1967]
William Hanson [1???-1???]
William Hanson [15??-16??]
William Hanson [16??-1738]
William Hanson [17??-18??]
William Hanson [1780-1838]
William Hanson [1796-18??]
William Hanson [18??-18??]
William Hanson [18??-19??]
William Hanson [1841-1???]
William Hanson [1851-1902]
William Furniss Hanson [1823-1900]
William James Hanson [1???-18??]
William R. Hanson [18??-19??]
Willie Hanson [1921-1942] 


Hanson, Mr
[15??-16??] Of Rastrick.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Arthur
  2. Judith who married Mr Swift

Hanson, Mr
[16??-17??] Curate at Rastrick [1688]

Hanson, Abraham
[1???-18??] Of Elland. He was an active Radical speaker and addressed Chartist meetings, including one at Nab End, Elland [1830]

Hanson, Abraham Edward
[1862-1907] Born in Norwood Green.

He was a vet [1893].

On 1st February 1893, he married Annie Fidler at Coley Church.


Annie was the daughter of
John Henry Fidler
 

Children:

  1. Gladys [b 1894]

Hanson, Albert
[18??-19??] He had business as a military tailor at basement premises on Huddersfield Road / Church Street, Elland.

Because of his tailoring skills, he was known as Knight of the Needle

Hanson, Albert
[1880-1914] Son of Sarah Ann (née Walker) [1845-1914] & John Hanson [1840-1905], and brother of Walker Hanson of 24 Thorn View, Elland.

Born in Elland.

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

He died 11th November 1914 (aged 33).

He was buried at the New Irish Farm Cemetery, Belgium [XXXI B 1].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Upper Edge Baptist Church

Hanson, Albert
[1889-1917] Son of Lewis John Hanson.

Born in Halifax.

He was a member of King Cross Wesleyan Sunday School, Halifax / a house painter [1911] / a painter & decorator with Hainsworth's of Queens Road, Halifax.

In [Q1] 1914, he married Mabel Agnes Gledhill in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Eileen M. [b 1915]

They lived at

  • 30 Vickerman Street, Parkinson Lane, Halifax
  • 5 Plum Street, Parkinson Lane, Halifax

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 16th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died of wounds [12th May 1917] (aged 26).

He was buried at the Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, France [III M 64].

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

His brother Isaac also died in the War

Hanson, Amos
[1813-1???] Son of John Hanson.

Born in Northowram.

He was an engineer [1861].

On 21st August 1831, he married Selina Turner at Halifax Parish Church.


Selina from Northowram, was the daughter of Japhet Turner
 

Children:

  1. Susannah [1841-1883] who married John Halliday
  2. Joseph [b 1846] who was a machine apprentice [1861]
  3. Frederic [b 1848]


Question: I have read that Susannah was a granddaughter of John Foster. Can anyone throw any light on this?

 

The family lived at 38 Sand Beds St/Rd, Clayton [1861]

Hanson, Arthur
[1???-1661] Of Woodhouse, Rastrick.

Son of Mr Hanson.

He was one of the electorate of 59 people when Jeremy Bentley was elected first MP for Halifax in 1654.

He married Sarah [d 1648].

Children:

  1. John [d 1623]
  2. Thomas [bapt 1625]
  3. Joseph [bapt 1627]
  4. Richard [bapt 1629]
  5. Joshua [1631-1632]
  6. Judith who married Captain Thomas Taylor
  7. Joshua

He was buried at Elland.

He owned property known as The Parocke in Brighouse. He bequeathed The Parocke to his sister Judith, for her life

Hanson, Arthur
[15??-1571] Son of John Hanson.

On 7th October 1561, he married Elizabeth Denton at Elland.

He lived and died in Mirfield

Hanson, Arthur William
[1854-1901] Son of William Furniss Hanson.

He was a commission agent [1900].

He married Selina Spencer [1853-1904].

The couple were buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby with his parents: Arthur William [7th September 1901]; Selina [5th September 1904]

Hanson, Benjamin
[17??-1???] He and his brother John were recorded as tea dealers in London.

It is possible that they succeeded to the tea business established by their uncle John Hanson.

In 1770, his uncle John Hanson left him £2,000

Hanson, Bethel
[1???-1846] He had a foundry at Foundry Street, Halifax.

He lived at New Bank [1835].

In 1835, he was on the List of Electors for the Northowram Township of the Halifax Polling District in the election for the MP for the West Riding.

On 11th March 1846, an explosion at the works killed Hanson and his bookkeeper, Dan Taylor.

Hanson had been dissatisfied with the lad who was attending the boiler and fired up himself. At the inquest, it was stated that the explosion was caused by

want of water in the boiler

and that Hanson, who had responsibility for the boiler, would have been charged with manslaughter had he survived the accident

Hanson, Catherine
[16??-16??] Aka Kate. Daughter of Edward Hanson.

She married Joshua Starkie

Hanson, Cephas
[1803-1876] (Possibly) son of John Hanson

Born in Sowerby Bridge [11th February 1803].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Deborah [b 1829] who married Titus Kershaw
  2. John
  3. Hannah [b 1837]
  4. Mary (Polly) [b 1839]
  5. Sarah Irene [b 1842]
  6. Shadrach [b 1845]
  7. Henry [b 1853]

Hanson, Charles
[18??-1???] Brush maker. He was apprenticed to Bancroft & Fawthrop

Hanson, Charles
[1855-1925] Of Smith House, Lightcliffe. Established Charles Hanson & Sons.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. son
  2. William

Hanson, Charles Young
[1816-1890] Son of Edward Hanson.

Born in Halifax [14th January 1816].

He was a brewer at New Bank, Halifax / an aerated water manufacturer [1881] / partner in Hanson & Balme.

In 1874, he established a brewing business.

This was taken over by his son-in-law Walter Spencer, and became Walter Spencer & Sons.

On 1st September 1837, he married (1) Elizabeth Walton [1816-18??] in Halifax.

They had no children.

Elizabeth died between 1837 & 1844.

On 26th December 1844, he married (2) Betty Greenhalgh [1825-1879] in Rochdale.


Betty was born in Littleborough
 

Children:

  1. Nancy [b 1848]
  2. Fanny [1856-1945] who married Walter Spencer

The family lived at

  • 5 Beacon Hill Road
  • New Bank, Halifax [1890]

Betty died at home [11th February 1879]

Charles died 26th December 1890.

Charles & Betty were buried at St Thomas the Apostle, Claremount [XXVII. 17].

See C. Bullock

Hanson, Christopher
[1844-1???] Of Halifax.

He was a coachman [1881].

On 27th December 1870, he married Elizabeth Amos at St Stephen's Church, Copley.


Elizabeth came from Northamptonshire
 

Children:

  1. John William [b 1872]
  2. Edith A. [b 1873]
  3. Sarah [b 1875]
  4. Richard Amos [b 1877]
  5. Hilda Mary [b 1881]
  6. Harold

The family lived at 1 Wellington Street West, Halifax [1881]

Hanson, Daniel
[18??-19??] He worked at Atlas Mill, Brighouse and was rescued by John Walsh from the terrible fire on 21st December 1898. Daniel's clothes were afire when Walsh found him and pushed him through a window onto a neighbouring building.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. George

The family lived at Bramston Street, Rastrick [1898]

Hanson, David
[18??-19??] He was a Halifax Councillor. He resigned on account of ill health [3rd August 1910]

Hanson, David
[1917-1941] BSc.

Son of Flora & David Hanson of Halifax.

He was educated at Rishworth School.

During World War II, he served as a Sub-Lieutenant with the Royal Navy aboard the cruiser HMS Dunedin.

He died 24th November 1941 (aged 24)  when his ship was torpedoed by German Submarine U-124, and sank in the North Sea, with the loss of 419 of her crew of 486.

He is remembered on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, England [45 2], on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Rishworth School, and on the family grave at Heywood's Chapel

Hanson, David Raglan
[1866-19??] Born in Northowram.

He was a tapestry weaver [1891] / a greengrocer & fish dealer [1901] / a master greengrocer [1911].

In [Q4] 1888, he married Fanny Bolton [1868-19??] in Halifax.


Fanny was born in Shaw Hill, Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Saville
  2. Edith [b 1894] who was a blouse machinist [1911]
  3. Delia Harriet [b 1895] who was an underclothing machinist [1911]
  4. Roy Thomas [b 1902]

The family lived at

  • 12 Belgrave Street, Northowram [1891]
  • 65 Horley Green Road, Halifax [1901]
  • 66 St Thomas Street, Claremount, Halifax [1911]

Hanson, Edward
[15??-1???] Of Toothill, Rastrick

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Edward

Hanson, Edward
[15??-16??] Of Netherwood, Brighouse.

In 1590, he married Margaret Hoyle

Hanson, Edward
[1581-1654] Son of Edward Hanson and nephew of John Hanson.

He lived at Lower Woodhouse, Rastrick. He practised as a scrivener 1613-1648.

On 1st June 1602, he married Dorothy Gledhill at Elland.

Children:

  1. Edward
  2. Dorothy who (possibly) married James Murgatroyd
  3. Margaret who married Richard Milne from Milnrow, Rochdale

See Longwood House, Fixby

Hanson, Edward
[16??-1???] He was Constable of Northowram [1684]

Hanson, Edward
[16??-16??] Son of Robert Northende. Brother of John Northende. His brother gave him Salterlea, Shibden

Hanson, Edward
[16??-1717] Of Elland Hall.

The Northowram Register records that he was

found dead in his bed Oct. 16

Hanson, Edward
[1616-1???] Son of Robert Hanson.

In 1638/9, he married Alice Russell at Elland

Hanson, Edward
[1621-1671] Son of Edward Hanson. He was a relative of Thomas Hanson. He was a lawyer of Woodhouse, Rastrick. He was a scrivener [1650-1662].

In 1641, he married Jane Beaumont [16??-1669].


Jane was the daughter of Thomas Beaumont of Lascelles Hall, Huddersfield
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1642]
  2. Edward [b 1659]
  3. Margaret who married Daniel Clough
  4. Catherine
  5. a daughter
  6. a daughter
  7. a daughter
  8. a daughter
  9. a daughter
  10. a daughter

In 1650, he owned property at Exley.

He (possibly) lived at the Great House in Halifax.

Around 1670, he moved to Horton, Bradford, where he died.

Edward and Jane were buried at Elland Parish Church

Hanson, Edward
[17??-18??]

In 1809, he married Mary Young [17??-18??] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Charles Young (Hanson)

Hanson, Ehud
[1826-1872] Born in Halifax.

He was a partner in Taylor & Hanson [1859] / a dyer employing 36 men and 4 boys [1861] / a master dyer employing 33 men and 5 boys [1871].

In [Q4] 1845, he married (1) Jane Holt [1825-1854] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Rufus [1847-1865]
  2. Leonard [1849-1850]
  3. Luther
  4. Walter [1853-1918] who was a master dyer [1881], a retired cotton dyer living with his brother Luther at Evesham [1901]

Jane died 9th December 1854 (aged 29).

In [Q1] 1855, he married (2) Amelia Hirst [1822-1892] in Halifax.


Amelia came from Cross Hills, Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Miriam [1856-1859]
  2. Ehud
  3. Elma [b 1859] who was a master dyer [1881]
  4. Minnie Jane [1860-1864]
  5. Amelia [1862-1864]

The family lived at

  • 35 or 36 Hampden Place, Halifax [1861]
  • North Parade, Halifax [1865]
  • 11 North Parade, Halifax [1871]
  • North Parade, Halifax [where he died 1872]
  • 11 North Parade, Halifax [1891]

Living with them [in 1871] was his sister-in-law Mary H. Hanson [aged 36] (a general house manager).

Ehud died 18th March 1872 (aged 46).

Amelia died 19th March 1892 (aged 71).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 1860]

Hanson, Ehud
[1858-1916] Son of Ehud Hanson by his second marriage.

Born in Halifax.

He was a dyer [1891] / living-on-own-means [1901].

He married Annie Elizabeth Stephens [1861-1???] from Liverpool, in Ormskirk [1882].

Children:

  1. Gladys Mary [b 1883]
  2. Cyril Stephens [b 1885]
  3. Elsie [b 1888]

The family lived at

Living with them in 1901 was his mother-in-law Mary Stephens [aged 77].

Ehud died 24th August 1916 (aged 58) 

He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 1860] with his parents

Hanson, Ely
[1741-1810] Of Ainley Top.

He married Elizabeth [1750-1837].

Children:

  1. Hannah [1779-1804]

He died 19th April 1810.

Members of the family were buried at Blackley Baptist Graveyard

Hanson, Eric
[1917-1943] Son of Rosetta & Alfred Hanson of 18 Finkle Street, Sowerby Bridge.

He was a member of Steep Lane Baptist Church, Sowerby / educated at Sowerby National School / a Sunday School teacher / secretary of the Mutual Improvement Society / employed by Joseph W. Whitworth Limited.

During World War II, he enlisted [February 1940], and served as a Sapper with the 66th Field Company Royal Engineers.

He was killed in Sicily [20th July 1943] (aged 26).

He was buried at the Catania War Cemetery, Sicily, Italy [III K 36].

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

Hanson, Esau
[17??-18??] Oil cloth & canvas manufacturer at Woolshops, Halifax [1850]

Hanson, Esau
[1822-1886] Son of Isaac Hanson.

Born in Stainland.

He was a linen & fancy tape merchant [1851] / an oil cloth and canvass manufacturer at Woolshops [1858] / a stuff & linen merchant employing 33 men and 2 boys [1861] / a cotton spinner employing 35 men, 33 women, 17 boys and 2 girls [1861] / a merchant with business in Union Street, Halifax [1866] / a cotton spinner employing 37 men, 35 women, 7 boys, 2 girls and 9 male children ?? [1881] / at Haley Hill Mills [1874].

He was a founder member of the Halifax Permanent Building Society. On 26th May 1853, he was the Society's first mortgage holder – borrowing £121 to buy land on St John's Lane. This was later to form part of the site of the head office of The Halifax Building Society on Trinity Road, Halifax.

In 1845, he married Elizabeth Hirst [1815-1891] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Harriet [b 1848]

The family lived at

  • 17 Lower Hope Street, Halifax [1851]
  • 32 Church Street [1861, 1866]
  • 17 Savile Park Road, Halifax [1874]
  • 33 Savile Park Road, Halifax [1881]
  • Horton Villa, Savile Park [where he died 1886]
  • Moorlands Place, Skircoat, Halifax [1891]

He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 4562].

See William Hanson & Company Limited

Hanson, F.
[17??-18??] Pawnbroker at 25 Woolshops, Halifax [1936]

Hanson, George
[18??-19??] Son of Daniel Hanson.

He worked at Atlas Mill, Brighouse and escaped from the terrible fire on 21st December 1898.

He was on the 4th floor when he heard shouts of "Fire" and kicked out a window which was 60 ft off the ground. Realising that escape was unlikely, he considered cutting his throat, but jumped out and grabbed a fall pipe, down which he slide – with difficulty and pain – to safety

Hanson, George
[18??-1913] ARIBA.

Recorded in 1913, when he was one of the subscribers to The Old Halls & Manor Houses of Yorkshire

Hanson, George
[1806-18??] Born in Rochdale.

He was a cotton spinner [1851].

He married Elizabeth [1808-19??] from Todmorden.

Children:

  1. Martha Ann [b 1832]
  2. Hannah [b 1833]
  3. Sarah [b 1835]

The family lived at Thrum Hall, Soyland [1851]

Hanson, George
[1918-1941] Son of Ruth Ann & Ben Hanson of Mytholmroyd.

He lived at Cragg Vale.

During World War II, he served as an Able Seaman aboard HMS Orion with the Royal Navy.

He was killed in action [29th May 1941] (aged 23).

He is remembered on the Plymouth Naval Memorial [47 1], on a memorial in St John in the Wilderness, Cragg Vale, and in the book Royd Regeneration

Hanson, Gilbert
[1???-1533] Deputy bailiff of Halifax. On 24th June 1533, the Feast of St John the Baptist, he and William Riding fought a duel in which both were fatally wounded

Hanson, Gilbert
[1???-17??] Under-bailiff of Halifax.

He was murdered.

An investigation by the Yorkshire Star Chamber suggested that the murderers were linked with Sir Henry Savile

Hanson, Greenwood
[1846-1???] Born in Halifax.

He was a herbalist [1891].

In 1882, he married Fanny Birtwhistle in Halifax.


Fanny was the daughter of
Thomas Birtwhistle
 

Children:

The family lived at 3 Lister Street, Halifax [1891].

Living with them [in 1891] were Fanny's brothers Thomas and George Birtwhistle

Hanson, Harold
[1898-1918] Son of Emma & Harry Hanson of 8 Stainland Road, West Vale.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 200th Battalion Machine Gun Corps (Infantry).

He was killed in a failed attack on Schwaben Redoubt [7th October 1918] (aged 20).

He was buried at the Laventie Military Cemetery, La Gorgue, France [IV F 3].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Clay House, Greetland

Hanson, Harry
[1883-19??] Born in Philadelphia, USA.

He was a foundry worker [1906].

In [Q4] 1906, he married Lorretta Hirst in Halifax.


Lorretta was the daughter of
David Hirst
 

There is no evidence that they had any children.

Harry died before 1961.

Lorretta died in Halifax [3rd January 1961].

Probate records show that she left an estate valued at £9,769 14/8d

Hanson, Henry
[18??-18??] Herbalist at Winding Road, Halifax [1850]

Hanson, Hephzibah
[1832-1885] Daughter of John Hanson.

Born in Sowerby Bridge [21st June 1832].

Baptised at Sowerby Green Congregational Church [2nd September 1832].

She was a weaver [1851].

In 1850, she married (1) Walter Appleyard.

Walter died in 1872.

In June 1880, she married (2) William Whitworth [1820-1900] at St James's Church, Halifax.

They lived at

  • Brook Leigh House, Milnrow [1881, 1885]

Hephzibah died at Milnrow [11th December 1885].

She was buried at St Paul's Church, King Cross [15th December 1885]

Hanson, Herbert
[1891-1918] Son of Harriet & Cyrus Hanson of Halifax.

He was employed by Sharp & Mallett.

In [Q3] 1910, he married Eleanor Bates [1887-1918] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. George [1911-1918]
  2. Frank [1914-1918]
They lived at 33 Brook Street, Commercial Road, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted [late 1917] with the York & Lancaster Regiment, then transferred and served as a Private with the 1st/8th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He went to France [March 1918]; Eleanor had died a week earlier.

He was killed in action [13th October 1918] (aged 27).

His 2 children died of influenza, 2 weeks earlier.

He was buried at the Romeries Communal Cemetery Extension, France [II E 3]

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

Hanson, Horace
[1901-1960] Son of John Hanson.

Born 28th May 1901.

Baptised at St Matthew's Church, Northowram [3rd July 1901]. The Halifax Courier [19th August 1916] described him as


the youngest soldier from the district to serve in the Great War
 

- see George Methuen Smith & James White.

During World War I, he enlisted [20th April 1915] just before his fourteenth birthday, and served as a Private with the Royal Field Artillery.

Hanson, Isaac
[1???-18??] Of Stainland.

He married Mally.

Children:

  1. Esau

Hanson, Isaac
[16??-1724] A grocer in Halifax.

A record of his death says


[He] began to be out of order abt 5 a clock at night June 17th 1724, died very soon next morning just after 12 a clock supposed to be Impost or a Pulsea
 

Hanson, Isaac
[1726-1809] Of Lindley Moor.

He married Ann [1731-1810].

The couple were buried at Blackley Baptist Graveyard

Hanson, Isaac
[18??-18??] Licensee at the Mitre Tavern, Halifax.

In May 1860, he was declared bankrupt. In 1860, when the licence came up for renewal, he was in prison for debt and the licence at the pub passed to Thomas Booth

Hanson, Isaac
[1832-1???] He was a butcher [1884].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John

The family lived at Town Gate, Northowram [1891]

Hanson, Isaac
[1894-1917] Son of Lewis John Hanson.

He was who was a clerk (boot factory office) [1911] / an office clerk with Campbell's.

During World War I, he enlisted [March 1917] with the Queen's Westminster Rifles (16th London Regiment), then transferred and served as a Rifleman with the 5th Battalion London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade).

He died 25th August 1917 (aged 23).

He was buried at the Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium [XVIII A 8].

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

His brother Albert also died in the War

Hanson, Rev J.
[17??-1???] He trained at Idle until 1803/4. Minister at Stainland Chapel [1804].

He was an eccentric. When asked about the denomination of his congregation, he replied

We have Wesleyans, Independents and Church people, an Independent parson, a Baxterian clerk, a Roman Catholic organ and a drunken player ... so call us what you like

In 1812, he moved to Shelley

Hanson, James
[1796-1858] (Possibly) son of John Hanson.

Born in Sowerby [5th April 1796].

He married (1) Mary Helliwell.

He married (2) Hannah Rawson.

James died 31st January 1858

Hanson, Jasper
[15??-15??] Minister of Hartshead [1554]

Hanson, Jeffrey Graydon
[1923-1945] Son of Vera & Percy Thomas Hanson of 262 Pellon Lane, Halifax.

He was educated at Halifax Modern School & Halifax Tech.

During World War II, he enlisted [May 1940], and served as a Flying Officer with 131 Squadron Royal Air Force.

He trained as a pilot in Miami, and served in India & Burma.

He was killed in a flying accident in Malaya [31st October 1945] (aged 22).

He was buried at the Kuala Lumpur (Cheras Road) Civil Cemetery, Malaysia [860].

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

Hanson, Job
[17??-18??]

He married Maria [17??-18??].

Children:

  1. James [1821-1851]

The family lived at Shibden Hall [1851]. James was (possibly) buried at Halifax Parish Church

Hanson, Joe
[1898-1918] Son of Caroline (née Hoyle) & Arthur Hanson of 44 New Street, Elland.

Born in Elland.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 17th Battalion Machine Gun Corps (Infantry).

He died 12th October 1918.

He was buried at the Romeries Communal Cemetery Extension, France [VII D 12].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Elland

Hanson, Joe
[1898-1918] Son of Caroline & Arthur Hanson of 44 New Street, Elland.

Born in Elland [22nd July 1898].

Baptised at St John the Evangelist, West Vale [4th September 1898].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 17th Battalion Machine Gun Corps (Infantry).

He died 12th October 1918 (aged 20).

He was buried at the Romeries Communal Cemetery Extension, France [VII D 12].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial

Hanson, John
[1???-1???] Born John de Rastrick, son of Hans or Henry de Rastrick. He changed his name and, in 1377, he is recorded as John Hanson. It has been suggested that he did this in order to avoid confusion with his grandfather, John de Rastrick.

Hanson, John
[1???-1???] Of Woodhouse, Rastrick. Eldest son of John de Rastrick / John Hanson.

He married Cicely Windebank.

Children:

  1. John

Hanson, John
[1???-1???] Of Woodhouse, Rastrick. Eldest son of John Hanson.

He married Cecilia de Ravenshome.


Cecilia was the daughter of Sir John de Ravenshome
 

Children:

  1. John

Hanson, John
[1???-1???] Of Woodhouse, Rastrick. Eldest son of John Hanson.

He married Katherine Brooke.


Katherine was the daughter of William Brooke
 

Children:

  1. John

Hanson, John
[14??-1543] Of Woodhouse, Rastrick. Eldest son of John Hanson.

In 15??, he married Agnes Savile.


Agnes was the daughter of John Savile
 

Children:

  1. Robert
  2. Thomas
  3. William
  4. Arthur

In 1514, he gave timber for the construction of a bridge over the Calder at Brighouse. In 1558, his son gave money for the construction of a stone bridge

See Mary Law

Hanson, John
[1517-1599] Of the Hanson family of Woodhouse, Rastrick.

He lived at Huddersfield.

He was a scrivener and attorney.

In 1552, he came to live and practice at Woodhouse, Rastrick.

He married (1) Margaret Woodhead.


Margaret was the daughter of Thomas Woodhead
 

Children:

  1. John
  2. Thomas
  3. Nicholas
  4. Judith

In 1572, he married (2) Margaret Wade.

He was buried at Elland Parish Church where Watson notes that his is


the oldest date upon the grave-stones at Ealand
 

Hanson, John
[1549-1621] Of Rastrick. Eldest son of John Hanson. He was an attorney. In 1599, he succeeded his father at Woodhouse, Rastrick.

He married Joan Rayner.


Joan was the daughter of William Rayner of Liversedge
 

Children:

  1. son [who died young]
  2. Agnes who married Richard Law
  3. Mary who married Walter Stanhope from Horsforth
  4. Margaret who married Thomas Brook of New House, Huddersfield

In 1621, he left an annual sum of 20/- to Rastrick Church

for the teaching of a school there

See Rastrick Grammar School

Hanson, John
[1586-16??] Son of Thomas Hanson.

He married Frances Pritchard.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Thomas
  3. Edward

He became a grocer in London. In 1617, he surrendered his share in Rastrick Hall to his brother Robert

Hanson, John
[16??-1???] Of Back Hall, Exley.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Dorothy who married Abraham Dyson

George Power left New Hall, Elland to John who was a kinsman

Hanson, John
[16??-17??] Son of William Hanson [??].

In 1697, he married Susan Hargreaves from Highroyd, Colne, Lancashire

Hanson, John
[16??-1706]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Sarah [16??-1748] who married James Priestley

Hanson, John
[1620-1???] Son of Thomas Hanson.

He married Mary.

In 1660, he sold Rastrick Hall to Thomas Thornhill

Hanson, Rev John
[164?-1674] Of Rastrick.

Son of Roger Hanson.

Heywood writes that he was


An old man, inclined to Antinomianism. Accounted an honest man. Turned out upon non-conformity 1662
 

He married Martha [b 1647].

Children:

  1. Thomas
  2. son
  3. Emmett
  4. Sarah

Hanson, John
[17??-18??] He married Deborah Bartle [17??-18??].

Children:

  1. James
  2. Cephas
  3. Sarah

Hanson, John
[1713-1770] A wealthy London tea-dealer.

He married Elizabeth Bland.


Elizabeth was the daughter of
Thomas Bland
 

They had no children.

Elizabeth died in 1762, (possibly) in childbirth.


Question: Does anyone know whether he died in London or in Halifax?

 

The couple were buried at Halifax Parish Church. The epitaph on their memorial in Halifax Parish Church is recorded in the book Monumental & Other Inscriptions.

It is possible that the tea business passed to his nephews, John Hanson and Benjamin Hanson, who were recorded as tea dealers in London.

He left £2,000 to his nephew Benjamin Hanson [1770]

Hanson, John
[1749-1782] Born in Wakefield.

He and his brother Benjamin were recorded as tea dealers in London.

It is possible that they succeeded to the tea business established by their uncle John Hanson.

He died in Holborn, London

Hanson, Rev John
[1782-1857] Born in Halifax parish. He joined the Sowerby Independents under Rev James Hatton.

In 1808, he became minister at Takeley, Essex where he was described as

a rough, unpolished diamond

In 1851, he resigned. He was buried in Takeley chapel

Hanson, John
[18??-1???] He married Agnes [18??-1???].

Children:

  1. Amos

Hanson, John
[1806-18??] Fustian cutter of Sowerby.

In 1821, he married Lydia Haigh [1806-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Lydia came from Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Hannah [b 1826]
  2. Samuel [b 1826]
  3. Joseph [b 1831]
  4. Hephzibah
  5. Thomas [b 1838]
  6. Eliza [b 1840]

In 1841, the family were living with blacksmith John Fearnley [aged 40] and his wife Hannah at Old Lane, Northowram

Hanson, John
[1809-1???] Born in Warley.

He was a wool comber [1841] / stone delver and beerseller at the Abbey Inn, Luddenden [1851].

In 1828, he married Catherine Thorp [1801-18??] at Elland Church. Catherine was a worsted weaver [1841].

The family lived at Load Clough, Luddenden [1841].

Living with them [in 1851] were father-in-law William Thorp [aged 80] (Chelsea pensioner), nephew John Sutcliffe [aged 19] (stone delver), and nephew Robert Sutcliffe [aged 15] (brewer and waiter) 

Hanson, John
[1834-1???] Son of Cephas Hanson.

Born in Sowerby Bridge [26th August 1834]

He was a mill manager [1861].

In 1860, he married Sarah Ann Waddington [1838-1???].

Children:

  1. Thomas [b 1861]
  2. Emily [b 1862]
  3. Ellen Jane [b 1865]
  4. Albert Edward [b 1865]
  5. Herbert [b in West Derby, Liverpool 1869]
  6. Arthur [b 1872]
  7. John Henry [b 1875]

Hanson, John
[1841-1853] The 12-year-old boy died from injuries received when his brat [apron?] was accidentally caught by an upright shaft in the top room of Ellistones Mill, West Vale.

An inquest held at the Sportsman Inn, Greetland in April 1853, returned a verdict of accidental death

Hanson, John
[1856-1924]

He married Alice Sutcliffe [1855-1917].

Children:

  1. child
  2. child
  3. child
  4. John

The family lived at Sowerby New Road.

Alice died 21st May 1917 (aged 62).

John died 15th September 1924 (aged 67).

Members of the family were buried at Sowerby Bridge Cemetery [F C 270]

Hanson, John
[1857-19??] Son of bricklayer Richard Hanson.

He was a dyer of Halifax [1878] / a general labourer [1881] / Landlord of the Britannia Inn, Halifax [1891, ... 1911]

In 1878, he married Martha Jane Bentley [1857-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Martha Jane, of Southowram, was the daughter of dyer James Bentley
 

Children:

  1. Herbert [b 1880] who was a fitter mechanic [1901]
  2. Mary J [b 1881] who was a dressmaker [1901]
  3. Gertrude [b 1888]
  4. who assists in house work [1911]
  5. Edith [b 1892] who was a book binder [1911]
  6. Louis [b 1896] who was a scholar technical college [1911]

The family lived at 12 Wiscomb Bank, Horsfall Buildings, Southowram [1881].

Living with them [in 1891] were widowed brother Harry Hanson [aged 35] (maker up worsted piecer) and sister-in-law Mariah Bentley [aged 35] (servant domestic).

Living with them in 1901 & 1911 was sister-in-law Mariah Bentley

Hanson, John
[1862-1905] Son of Isaac Hanson, butcher.

Born in Northowram.

He was a delver of Town Gate, Northowram [1884] / a stone quarryman [1891, 1901] / a brewery man [1901].

In 1884, he married Mary Ann Ellis [1866-1931] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary Ann, of Town Gate, Northowram, was the daughter of Charles Ellis, woolcomber
 

Children:

  1. Isaac [b 1887] who was an oiler in worsted mill [1901], a labourer [1911]
  2. Annie [b 1889] who was a worsted spinner (half time) [1901], a reeler (worsted mill) [1911]
  3. Sarah Ann [b 1891] who was a winder (worsted mill) [1911]
  4. Willie [b 1895] who was an oiler (worsted mill) [1911]
  5. Horace

The family lived at

  • 17 Penrose Place, Northowram [1891]
  • 7 Town Gate, Halifax [1901]

John died [Q1] 1905 (aged 42).

In [Q1] 1906, Mary Ann married Charles Farrar.

In 1911, the children were all living with Charles & Mary Ann at 42 Vickerman Street, Halifax

Hanson, John
[1885-1919] Son of John Hanson.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the Royal Army Service Corps.

He died at St Luke's Hospital, Halifax [26th January 1919].

He is remembered on the family grave at Sowerby Bridge Cemetery [F C 270]

Hanson, John
[1897-1918] Son of Annice (née Lockwood) & George Hanson of Common End, Bailiff Bridge.

Born in Brighouse.

During World War I, he served as a Private with D Company 2nd Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He died 23rd April 1918 (aged 21).

He was buried at the Saint Venant-Robecq Road British Cemetery, Robecq, France [III D 5].

He is remembered on Bailiff Bridge War Memorial, and on Clifton War Memorial

Hanson, John William Albert
[1864-1944] Born in Queensbury.

He was an iron turner [1929].

He married (1) Unknown.

In [Q2] 1929, he married (2) Jessie Magson in Halifax


Jessie was the daughter of
William Henry Magson.

She was 40 years old and John William Albert was 65 years old

 

He died at Ambler Thorn [1944].

Jessie died in 1968

Hanson, Jonathan Turner
[1827-1893] In [Q4] 1849, he married Hannah Tidswell in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Charles Edward [1852-1853] who died aged 1 year
  2. Mary Elizabeth [1859-1872]
  3. Anne [1861-1863] who died aged 15 months
  4. Fanny [1861-1865] who died 3 years & 9 months

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery

Hanson, Joseph
[16??-17??] Of Ox Heys Farm, Shelf and High Fearnley.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Joseph [bapt 1720] killed by a horse at Wadehouse, Shelf [1731]
  2. Edward [bapt 1722]
  3. Susannah [1724-1742]
  4. John [1726-1727]
  5. James [bapt 1728]
  6. Joshua who died in infancy [1730]
  7. Samuel [bapt 1732]
  8. William [1734-1735]

Hanson, Joseph
[17??-1???] He was the Deputy Constable of Halifax [1769] and innkeeper of the Upper George Inn, Halifax. He was involved with the Cragg Vale Coiners and was arrested by the Bailiff, Francis Simpson of Bradford, on charges of coining.

After his arrest on 23rd December 1769, he claimed that he had business to settle at the Upper George and an accomplice distracted Simpson whilst Hanson absconded.

A wanted notice was published in The Leeds Mercury [26th December 1769] for his apprehension

Escaped from Halifax
Out of the custody of Francis Simpson of Bradford,
on Saturday last the 23rd Day of December,
JOSEPH HANSON
Deputy Constable of Halifax, charged with diminishing the Gold Coin
of this Kingdom.

He is a broad-set Man, about five Feet, six Inches high, of a dark Complexion, a Mole upon one Cheek, dark Eyes and Eye-brows, and some Pimples on one Side of his Face, wears a brown Coat and Waistcoat, and a brown Cut or Bob Wig.

Any Person who shall apprehend and deliver him to the Constables of Halifax, shall receive TWENTY GUINEAS over and besides the reward allowed by the Act of Parliament

He was never seen again

Hanson, Joseph
[17??-18??] Of Rishworth Hall.

He married Hannah, widow of William Hopkinson

Hannah was buried at Rishworth Particular Baptist Chapel

Hanson, Joseph
[18??-18??] Grocer at Halifax.

In February 1858, he was declared bankrupt

Hanson, Joseph
[1816-1???] He was landlord of the Old Crispin, Halifax [1841].

He married Emma

Hanson, Joseph Mellor
[1900-1963] The son of an Illingworth farmer.

He studied at Halifax School of Art.

In 1925, he went to study in Paris. In France, his teachers included Fernand Leger who regarded Hanson as one of his most important students. He worked in France for 8 years, working with the cubist painter, Amédée Ozenfant, and with Le Corbusier.

In 1935, he returned to England and switched from an abstract style to purism.

In 1938, he went to the US and had a studio in New York for 7 years.

In 1945, he was appointed as an instructor at Cornell University. He had many exhibitions and one-man shows in America and Paris [1928-1935] and also in London [1937], in Wales and at Bankfield Museum [1938]

Hanson, Joshua
[16??-16??] Son of Arthur Hanson.

Around 1659, he built a house at Birds Royd, Rastrick.

In the 1870s, the railway company bought the property and offered the materials for sale. Fairless Barber bought the material and built South Lodge for his Castle Hill Estate

Hanson, Judith
[15??-1633] Daughter of John Hanson of Woodhouse, Rastrick.

She married William Dean.

She married Jasper Blythman

Hanson, Kit
[1864-1916] Landlord of the Stump Cross Inn [1916].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Elsie

Around 10:00 pm on 27th May 1916, he went out into a field to milk his cow. A few minutes later, his daughter Elsie noticed that he had fallen from the stool, and found him dead.

A post mortem suggested that death was due to a hæmorrhage of the brain

Hanson, Laurence
[19??-19??] He was Mayor of Brighouse [1972-1973]

Hanson, Laurence William
[1908-1966] Aka Lars Hanson.

Elder son of Thomas William Hanson.

He was educated at Heath Grammar School & St Edmund Hall, Oxford.

He was a member of the Department of Printed Books at the British Museum [1931].

He was Keeper of Printed Books at the Bodleian Library, Oxford [1948-1966] and a Fellow of Worcester College.

He wrote The Government & the Press [1695-1763] [publ 1936 OUP] and Contemporary Printed Sources for British & Irish Economic History [1701-1750] [publ 1964 CUP]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. son
  2. son
  3. son

Hanson, Lewis John
[1861-1897] Born in Halifax.

He was a butcher [1891].

In 1884, he married Martha Elizabeth Eastwood [1861-1???] in Halifax.


Martha was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Edgar [b 1886] who was a maker of brass fittings for cash tills [1901]
  2. Hannah Louisa [b 1887] who was an apron machinist [1901], a sewing machinist (underclothing) [1911]
  3. Albert
  4. Isaac

The family lived at

  • 9 Market Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 56 Haugh Shaw Terrace, Halifax [1901]
  • 2 Cannon Street, Halifax [1911]

Lewis John died in Halifax [1897] (aged 36).

Martha was a butcher [1901]

Sons Albert & Isaac died in World War I

Hanson, Louis
[1896-1918] Son of Martha Jane & John Hanson of 28 Wade Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/5th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He was a POW at Friedrichsfeld.

He died 30th September 1918 (aged 22).

He was buried at the Glageon Communal Cemetery Extension, France [II G 2].

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

Hanson, Luther
[18??-1???] Of Halifax.

He was an electrical engineer / a partner in Luther Hanson & Charles / a partner in Luther Hanson & Company

Hanson, Luther
[1851-1910] Born in Halifax.

In October 1871, he married Mary Catherall in Halifax.


Mary was the daughter of
Stephen Catherall
 

Children:

  1. daughter
  2. daughter

They lived in Kidderminster.

Luther died in Exeter [Q4 1910] (aged 59) 

Hanson, Luther
[1851-1910] Son of Ehud Hanson by his first marriage.

He was a dyer [1871] / a master dyer employing 50 hands [1881] / a foreman dyer [1891] / a market gardener & fruit grower (employer) [1901].

He married Mary Catherall [1847-1???] in Halifax [1871].

Children:

  1. Amelia J [b 1874]
  2. Emily [b 1881]
  3. Luther [1884-1885] who died at North Parade

The family lived at

  • Green Mount House, Halifax [1881]
  • Mayfield Cottage, Kidderminster [1891]
  • 2 Belmont, Greenhill, Evesham [1901]

Living with them in 1901 was Luther's brother Walter [aged 47] a retired cotton dyer

He died at Exeter

Hanson, Maria
[1795-1880] In 1821, she married Gershom Bintliff.

The families of Gershom and of his wife Maria both had a long military tradition. Maria's grandfather had fought as a soldier under Wellington

Hanson, Michael
[16??-17??] He was Constable of Northowram [1715]

Hanson, Nicholas
[1555-1613] Youngest son of John Hanson of Woodhouse, Rastrick.

He lived in Elland.

In 1587, he married Mary Farrer.


Mary was the daughter of Edward Farrer
 

Children:

  1. Robert
  2. Dorothea who married John Farrer

He became an Attorney at the Court of Common Pleas. He was clerk to his cousin, John Savile, and, in his will, he described himself as

one of the servants and clerks of the late Right Worshipful Sir John Savile, Knight, one of the Barons of His Majesty's Court of Exchequer

He was buried at Elland Parish Church near to his father

Hanson, Oswald
[1855-1916] Son of J. T. Hanson, dentist, of Eccles, Lancashire.

Born in Halifax [30th March 1855].

He was educated at St Peter's School, Manchester / a surgeon dentist / honorary secretary of the Light Brigade Club, Halifax / a member of the Borough Club / a member of the Constitutional Club.

On 9th April 1879, he married Sarah Anne Swaine.


Sarah Anne was the ward of William Smith of North Parade
 

He was at Crown Street, Halifax [1880s]; 1 Ward's End, Halifax [1900].

Oswald died in 1916 (aged 61) 

Hanson, R.
[18??-18??] Bootmaker at Halifax.

In January 1863, he was declared bankrupt

Hanson, Richard
[16??-1???] Quaker of Brighouse.

In 1689, his house was a Quaker Meeting House

Hanson, Richard
[16??-17??] Quaker.

He lived at Mulcture Hall, Halifax.

In 1717, his daughter was buried in the garden there.

The headstone and coffin were discovered when Mulcture Hall Road was being constructed [8th July 1865]

Hanson, Richard
[17??-18??] Hatter in Southowram [1790-1810]

Hanson, Richard
[1875-19??] Born in Northowram.

He was a blacksmith [1911].

He married Mary Ann [1875-19??].


Mary Ann was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Harold [b 1893] who was an apprentice (iron moulding) [1911]
  2. Richard
  3. Mary Jane [b 1902]
  4. Alice [b 1904]

The family lived at

  • 30 Back Clough, Northowram [1911]
  • 17 Westercroft Lane, Northowram [1916]

Hanson, Richard
[1897-1916] Son of Richard Hanson.

He was educated at Northowram Village School / a member & chorister St Matthew's Church, Northowram / a member of the Northowram Tent of Rechabites / a doffer (worsted) [1911] / employed at Shaw Hill goods yard.

He lived at The Square, Northowram.

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 a failed attack on Schwaben Redoubt [3rd September 1916].

He was buried at the Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval, France. [X A 5].

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

Hanson, Robert
[15??-16??] Son of Nicholas Hanson.

He was a Fellow of Magdalen College Oxford.

He is said to have suffered melancholy

Hanson, Robert
[15??-163?] Son of Thomas Hanson.

In 1613, he married Sara Thorpe.


Sara was the daughter of William Thorpe
 

Children:

  1. Edward
  2. son
  3. son
  4. son
  5. son
  6. daughter
  7. daughter
  8. daughter

Around 1620, his brother John surrendered his share in Rastrick Hall to Robert

Hanson, Robert Hugh
[1924-1943] Son of Edna Emma & Alfred Hanson of 19 Bell Hall Mount, Halifax.

He was educated at Holy Trinity School / employed by Ramsden's.

During World War II, he enlisted [December 1942], and served as a Sergeant Air Gunner with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He was killed in action [21st June 1943] (aged 19).

He was buried at Scout Road Wesleyan Chapel, Mytholmroyd.

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Paul's Church, King Cross

Hanson, Roger
[1623-1698] Son of Thomas Hanson.

In 1647, he married Sarah Crowther [d 1670] at Elland.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Jane [1647-1649]
  3. Judith [b 1649-1???] who married Jonathan Slater

Hanson, Sam
[1875-1952] Born in Halifax [21st February 1875].

In 1898, he married Ruth Hannah Fitton in Halifax.


Ruth Hannah was the daughter of
Whiteley Eli Fitton
 

The couple moved to the USA.

They died in Provo, Utah: Sam [31st March 1952]; Ruth Hannah [3rd January 1959]

Hanson, Samuel
[17??-18??] Owned land at Langfield.

Causeywood Mill, Langfield or Causey Mill, Langfield was built on his land

Hanson, Samuel
[18??-1871] Partner in Hanson Brothers & Keighley.

He lived in Holden Street, Halifax [1866]

Hanson, Samuel
[1825-1896] Son of John Hanson.

Born in Sowerby.

Baptised at Sowerby Green Chapel Independent [31st October 1825].

He was a dyer [1846, 1851] / a worsted dyer [1861] / a stover in a dye works [1871] / innkeeper of the Angel, Halifax [1881] / retired publican [1891].

In 1846, he married (1) Elizabeth Crossley [1826-186?] at Halifax Parish Church.


Elizabeth, from Warley, was the daughter of carter John Crossley. She died around 1863
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Ellen [b 1848]
  2. Lydia [b 1850]
  3. Leah [b 1854]
  4. Emma [b 1858] who was a woollen weaver [1871]
  5. Thomas W [b 1860]

In 1864, he married (2) Hannah Crabtree in Halifax.

The family lived at

  • Old Lane, Northowram [1851]
  • 33 Woods Houses, Booth Town [1861]
  • Carlton Place, Northowram [1871]
  • the Angel, 7 Lee Bridge, Halifax [1881]
  • 2 Raglan Place, Rawson Street, Northowram [1891]

Living with them [in 1851] were Elizabeth's siblings Sarah Ellen [aged 21] (power loom weaver woollen), John [aged 18] (warehouseman) and Mary [aged 15] (power loom weaver woollen).

Living with them in 1871 was nephew John Wilson [aged 15] (dyehouse labourer).

Living with them in 1881 were Samuel's widowed mother Lydia and niece Deborah Greenwood [aged 24] (general servant) 

Hanson, Saville
[1891-1916] Son of David Raglan Hanson.

He was a member of St Thomas's Church, Claremount / a member of St Thomas's football club / a cabinet maker's apprentice [1911] / employed by Moss Brothers / employed by James Wadsworth & Sons.

In 1915, he married Elizabeth Tinkler in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Winifred [b 1916]

The family lived at 5 Upper Brunswick Street, Halifax [1916].

During World War I, he enlisted [April 1915], and served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died one hour after being hit in the head [15th August 1916].

He was buried at the Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval, France [III M 5].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Thomas the Apostle, Claremount

In [Q4] 1919, Elizabeth married Ernest Pullan in Halifax.

They lived at 20 Hopwood Lane, Halifax

Hanson, Thomas
[1???-16??] Of Toothill, Rastrick.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [1550-16??] who married William Horton

Hanson, Thomas
[1???-1649] Son of Thomas Hanson.

He married Martha Naylor [1???-1645].


Martha was the daughter of Edward Naylor
 

Children:

  1. John
  2. Roger

Hanson, Thomas
[15??-1???] Of Brighouse.

Son of John Hanson.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Arthur

Hanson, Thomas
[15??-1592] Of Rastrick Hall. Third son of John Hanson.

On 8th September 1573, he married Janet Gledhill at Elland.

Children:

  1. Roger [1575-1598]
  2. Thomas
  3. John
  4. Robert
  5. Elizabeth
  6. Judith

He was buried at Elland Parish Church

Hanson, Thomas
[16??-16??] Rebuilt Back Hall, Exley in 1668. A relative of Edward Hanson

Hanson, Thomas
[1784-1856] Of Norwood Green.

He married Rebecca [1789-1855].

The couple were buried at Mount Zion Chapel, Lightcliffe

Hanson, Thomas
[18??-18??] Minister at Wainsgate Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge [1849-1851]

Hanson, Thomas
[18??-19??] Of Threap Croft, Illingworth [1907].

In 1899, he married Sarah, widow of Samuel Smith Richardson, in Halifax

Hanson, Thomas
[1811-1863] of Brighouse.

He was buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse (grave S66) [14th May 1863]

Hanson, Thomas Kenneth
[1914-1957] Son of Thomas William Hanson. Head of the Chemistry Department of Fisons Limited. He was killed in a road accident

Hanson, Thomas W.
[18??-1???] Partner in Hollingrake & Clegg Limited

Hanson, Thomas William
[1877-1967] Halifax antiquarian and writer. He wrote many articles, books and booklets on local history, and he is best known as author of the classic The Story of Old Halifax

Hanson, William
[1???-1???] Local weaver who wrote his autobiography giving details of the district

Hanson, William
[15??-16??] Son of John Hanson [??].

In February 1612, he married Ellena Emmott of Emmott Hall, Colne, Lancashire.

Children:

  1. John

Hanson, William
[16??-1738] Halifax attorney. He was articled to William Radcliffe in Milnsbridge.

He lived at Woodhouse, Skircoat and Savile Green

Hanson, William
[17??-18??] Of Elland.

In January 1812, he was one of 15 people who were committed to York Castle on charges of Luddism. He was one of a group involved in robberies in Fartown, Huddersfield

Hanson, William
[1780-1838] Of Blackley.

He married Nanney [1781-1858].

Children:

  1. John [1807-1810]

Members of the family were buried at Blackley Baptist Graveyard

Hanson, William
[1796-18??] Born in Shelf.

He was a stuff weaver [1841].

He married Mary [1795-18??].


Mary was widowed – and a hand loom weaver – by 1851
 

Children:

  1. Sarah [b 1820]
  2. Isaac [b 1821]
  3. John [b 1826]
  4. Elizabeth [b 1826]
  5. Abraham [b 1831]
  6. Mary [b 1832]
  7. Ellen [1835-1900] who married David Halliday

The family lived at Tinkers Hut, Yorkshire [1841, 1851].

Living with them [in 1841] was granddaughter Mary Ann Hanson [b 1846]

Hanson, William
[18??-18??] In 1836, he was active in establishing the Providence Congregational Church, Ovenden. He was a friend of Jeremiah Stead. In 1878, he strongly disapproved of changes which were being made to the Church, and regularly visited Stead's grave to report on the progress of the ruination. He ultimately approved of the finished Church

Hanson, William
[18??-19??] He was a partner in Hanson Brothers & Keighley.

The firm became William Hanson & Company Limited.

He was Managing Director [1890].

He lived at Hanson Lane [1866]

Hanson, William
[1841-1???] Born in Ripponden.

He was landlord of the Royal Hotel, Elland [1891].

He married Henrietta

Hanson, William
[1851-1902] Born in Stanhope. His family moved to Carr when he was 6 years old.

He was an active member of Boulderclough United Methodist Chapel for over 30 years / the Young Men's Mutual Improvement Society At a reunion of old scholars at the Boulderclough United Methodist Chapel, on 8th April 1905, portraits of Sidney Hollas and Mr Hanson were unveiled.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. son
  2. son
  3. son
  4. son
  5. daughter
  6. daughter
  7. daughter
  8. daughter
  9. daughter
  10. daughter

Hanson, William Furniss
[1823-1900] Born in Halifax.

He was a mill manager with W. H. Rawson & Company [for 68 years].

On 10th November 1853, he married Sophia Bailey [1823-1876] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Arthur William

The family lived at Ryburn Terrace, Sowerby Bridge.

William Furniss died 20th February 1900.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £996 10/8d.

Probate was granted to son Arthur William and his wife.

Members of the family were buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby: Sophia [1st August 1876]; William Furniss [23rd February 1900]

Hanson, William James
[1???-18??] Partner in Roberts & Hanson

Hanson, William R.
[18??-19??] Younger son of Charles Hanson. He was Lieutenant in the RASC in Ceylon.

On 26th December 1918, he married Agnes Dulce, younger daughter of Dr Robert Thompson Farrer, at Brighouse Parish Church

Hanson, Willie
[1921-1942] Son of Annie & Leonard Hanson of Rastrick.

During World War II, he served as a Leading Aircraftman with 77 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He died 4th July 1942 (aged 21).

He was buried at Rastrick Cemetery [C 14 45]

 

The Hanson family
Important family in Woodhouse, Rastrick.

John, son of Hans or Henry de Rastrick, was the first member of the family. He changed his name and, in 1377, he is recorded as John Hanson. It has been suggested that he did this in order to avoid confusion with his grandfather, John de Rastrick.

See Brighouse river crossing, Hanson family arms, Parkland Textiles and Rastrick Hall

The Hanson family: Arms
The arms of the Hanson family includes a martlet with a shield representing Hanson, Rastrick, Woodhouse and Toothill

Hanson surname
One source of the surname was in 1377, when John de Rastrick, son of Hans or Henry de Rastrick, changed his name and is recorded as John Hanson.

It has been suggested that he did this do avoid confusion with his grandfather, John de Rastrick.

There are over 150 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Hanson, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Hanson:


Baptism 1834; Marriages 1725, 1804, 1808, 1852, 1883, 1907, 1910, 1913, 1915, 1934, 1942; Deaths 1804, 1900, 1907
 

See Patronymic Surnames




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