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Mrs Helliwell [1???-18??]
A. Helliwell [18??-19??]
Albert Helliwell [1890-1919]
Albert Edward Whiteley Helliwell [1896-1917]
Alfred Helliwell [1843-1???]
Mrs Ann Helliwell [1832-1???]
Anne Helliwell [16??-1712]
Arthur Helliwell [1886-1918]
Arthur Helliwell [1889-1916]
Bates Helliwell [1850-1923]
Berry Helliwell [1864-19??]
Cecil Helliwell [1885-1948]
Charles Helliwell [1896-1916]
Cyrus Helliwell [1876-1934]
Daniel Helliwell [17??-1???]
Daniel Helliwell [1848-1877]
David Helliwell [1909-1944]
Edgar Helliwell [1884-1916]
Edgar Helliwell [1898-1917]
Ernest Helliwell [1896-1917]
Frank Helliwell [1890-1916]
Frank Helliwell [1917-1944]
Fred Helliwell [1???-1???]
Fred Helliwell [1875-19??]
Fred Helliwell [1881-1918]
Fred Helliwell [1891-1917]
Fred Tasker Helliwell [1902-1963]
Geoffrey Davenport Helliwell [1897-1954]
George Helliwell [1869-1901]
Greenwood Helliwell [1786-1861]
Hamlet Helliwell [1878-1961]
Mrs Hannah Helliwell [1811-1865]
Harold Helliwell [19??-19??]
Harold Victor Helliwell [1925-1944]
Harry Helliwell [1871-1912]
Harry Helliwell [1872-1917]
Harry Helliwell [1880-1916]
Harry Helliwell [1897-1918]
Hedley Maurice Helliwell [1897-19??]
Henry Helliwell [1???-18??]
Henry Helliwell [1???-19??]
Henry Helliwell [1841-1912]
Henry Davenport Helliwell [1887-1953]
Herbert Helliwell [1887-1918]
J. Helliwell [17??-18??]
J. Helliwell [18??-19??]
James Helliwell [17??-1???]
James Helliwell [1856-19??]
James Thomas Helliwell [1909-19??]
James William Helliwell [1871-19??]
Joe Helliwell [1850-1891]
John Helliwell [17??-17??]
John Helliwell [1731-1811]
John Helliwell [1749-1812]
John Helliwell [1793-1871]
John Helliwell [1796-18??]
John Helliwell [1871-1???]
John Helliwell [1887-1917]
John Helliwell [1945-]
John Arthur Helliwell [18??-19??]
John Edmund Helliwell [1889-1916]
John Henry Helliwell [1860-1930]
John Tasker Helliwell [1910-1961]
John William Helliwell [1853-1912]
John William Helliwell [1882-1917]
Jonathan Helliwell [1854-19??]
Joseph Helliwell [1777-1849]
Joseph Helliwell [18??-19??]
Joseph Helliwell [18??-19??]
Joseph Helliwell [1816-1886]
Joseph Helliwell [1841-1???]
Joseph Helliwell [1854-1906]
Joseph Edward Helliwell [1893-1917]
Joshua Harry Helliwell [1893-1916]
Leonard Tasker Helliwell [1920-1983]
Lewis Helliwell [18??-19??]
Michael Helliwell [17??-1802]
Mitchell Helliwell [18??-1???]
Newton Helliwell [1906-1950]
Percy William Helliwell [1886-1917]
R. H. Helliwell [18??-19??]
Richard Helliwell [18??-19??]
Roland Helliwell [1885-1917]
S. Helliwell [18??-19??]
Samuel Helliwell [1832-1???]
Samuel Helliwell [1877-1962]
Sunderland Helliwell [1865-1923]
Sutcliffe Helliwell [1832-1879]
Thomas Helliwell [16??-1???]
Thomas Helliwell [1753-1823]
Thomas Helliwell [1769-1???]
Thomas Helliwell [18??-1???]
Thomas Helliwell [18??-18??]
Thomas Helliwell [1817-1???]
Thomas Helliwell [1857-1???]
Thomas Naylor Helliwell [1867-1???]
Thomas S. Helliwell [18??-19??]
Thomas Tasker Helliwell [1873-1943]
Thomas William Helliwell [1842-1892]
Thompson Helliwell [1837-1913]
W. H. Helliwell [18??-19??]
W. H. Helliwell [18??-1920]
Walter Helliwell [1???-19??]
Walter Helliwell [1870-19??]
Walter Helliwell [1895-1916]
Wilbert Henry Helliwell [1881-1948]
William Helliwell [18??-1???]
William Helliwell [18??-1???]
William Helliwell [18??-18??]
William Helliwell [18??-18??]
William Helliwell [1800-1856]
William Helliwell [1811-1897]
William Helliwell [1819-18??]
William Helliwell [1826-1???]
William Helliwell [1841-1???]
William Helliwell [1848-1877]
William Helliwell [1853-1???]
William Helliwell [1854-1???]
William Helliwell [1859-1898]
William Helliwell [19??-19??]
Willie Helliwell [1897-1918]
Willie Helliwell [1917-1942]
Young Helliwell [1849-19??]
Zachariah Helliwell [1797-18??] 


Helliwell, Mrs
[1???-18??] She ran a private school in Halifax [around 1870]

Helliwell, A.
[18??-19??] Grocer and provision dealer at Rastrick.

In October 1882, he was declared bankrupt

Helliwell, Albert
[1890-1919] Son of Thomas Helliwell.

Born in Luddendenfoot.

He was a cart driver [1911, 1914].

In [Q2] 1914, he married Ethel Hagues [1891-19??] at St Mary's Church, Luddenden.


Ethel, a domestic servant of 1 Booth Terrace [1914], was daughter of Edward Hagues, farm labourer
 

They lived at 8 Osborne Terrace, Luddendenfoot.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 5th (Royal Irish) Lancers

He died 19th February 1919 (aged 29).

He was buried at the Huy (La Sarte) Communal Cemetery [II A 11].

He is remembered on Luddendenfoot War Memorial

His brother Arthur also died in the War

Helliwell, Albert Edward Whiteley
[1896-1917] Son of James Helliwell.

Born in Hebden Bridge.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 11th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He was killed in action [5th August 1917].

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial

Helliwell, Alfred
[1843-1???] Born in Halifax.

He was innkeeper at the Bay Horse, Cross Stone [1881].

In 1871, he (possibly) married Hannah Scarr from Stansfield, at Todmorden.

Children:

  1. Martha Jane [b 1879]

The family lived at Cross Stone, Stansfield, Todmorden [1881]

Helliwell, Mrs Ann
[1832-1???] Of Hatter's Fold, Halifax.

She was a herbalist in Halifax.

On 4th November 1879, she was charged with

administering a noxious drug for an unlawful purpose ... killing and slaying through abortion, Esther Davies, a domestic servant, who recently died in the Bradford Workhouse

The police found

some instruments

in Helliwell's house.

In 1880, she was charged at Leeds Assizes for the wilful murder of Esther Davies [1852-1879]. William Booth, landlord of the Boar's Head Hotel, Halifax, was charged with being an accessory before the fact.

The Court heard that Esther had been seduced by a married man, Nathan Horsfall, and upon finding herself

enceinte

they and a friend called Hird, went to Boar's Head where Booth suggested that they visit Helliwell who

would be able to do what they wanted

Helliwell agreed to perform an abortion for £3.

Esther stayed with Helliwell for 2 days. When she returned to Bradford, she was very ill and was taken to Bradford Workhouse where she died a few days later from peritonitis and blood-poisoning.

Helliwell was found guilt of manslaughter and sentenced to 20 years' penal servitude. Booth was acquitted

Helliwell, Anne
[16??-1712] A Quaker. She married Nicholas Fielden

She died young

Helliwell, Arthur
[1886-1918] Son of Young Helliwell.

He and his brother Fred were in partnership with their father, as Young Helliwell & Sons [1905].

He was picker manufacturer (employer) at 3 Hammerton Terrace, Todmorden (5 rooms) [1911]

In [Q2] 1909, he married Matilda Kershaw.

He died at Ridge Bank, Todmorden [13th April 1918]

Helliwell, Arthur
[1889-1916] Son of Thomas Helliwell.

Born in Luddendenfoot.

He was a twiner piecer (cotton mill) [1901] / a cotton twiner piecer [1911] / employed by Lewis Whiteley & Sons Limited.

In 1909, he married Clara.


Clara was born in Luddendenfoot
 

Children:

  1. child

The family lived at

  • 6 Albion Terrace, Luddendenfoot [1911]
  • 7 Belle Vue, Luddendenfoot [1916]

During World War I, he enlisted just after War broke out, and served as a Private with the 4th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.

He was killed in action [13th November 1916].

He was buried at the Y Ravine Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel [Sp Mem D 1].

He is remembered on Luddendenfoot War Memorial.

His brother Albert also died in the War

Helliwell, Bates
[1850-1923] Born in Sowerby.

He was a cotton twiner in Brighouse [1911].

In 1872, he married Jane Greenwood [1852-1908].

Children:

  1. Greenwood [1873-1877]
  2. Bates [1879-1940] who was a cotton fustian weaver [1911]
  3. Mary H [b 1881]
  4. Leonard [1883-1938] who was a steel card dresser [1911]
  5. Hilda Jane [1890-1909]
  6. Samuel who died in infancy
  7. Orlando who died in infancy

The family lived at 12 Halifax Road, Brighouse [1911].

Members of the family were buried at Cragg Vale Methodist Chapel

Helliwell, Berry
[1864-19??] Son of Samuel Helliwell.

Born in Huddersfield.

He was a machinery fitter & erector [1891] / landlord of the Branch, Sowerby Bridge [1901].

In 1892, he married Clara Jane Stansfield [1867-19??], born in Sowerby Bridge, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. child [b 1901]

Living with them in 1901 was the midwife Jane H Scott [aged 33]

Helliwell, Cecil
[1885-1948] Born in Halifax.

He was a brass finisher.

He married Hannah Washington [1886-1964].


 

Children:

  1. Willie Helliwell

The family lived at 13 Fern Street, Boothtown

Helliwell, Charles
[1896-1916] Son of Fred Helliwell.

He was a member of the Boys' Brigade (and gave the bugle call at the proclamation of George V in Hebden Bridge) / a member of Salem Wesleyan Chapel & Sunday School, Hebden Bridge / a member of Fairfield Association Football Club / a clothier's fustian presser [1911] / a warehouseman for Richard Thomas & Sons.

During World War I, he enlisted in December 1914, served as a Gunner with the D Battery 55th Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

In October 1915, he landed at Suvla Bay, and fought at Gallipoli.

He was accidentally drowned [24th March 1916] (aged 20).

He is remembered on the Basra Memorial [3 & 60]

Helliwell, Cyrus
[1876-1934]

He married Emma Jane Nixon [1879-1947].

Children:

  1. Newton

Helliwell, Daniel
[17??-1???] Coiner of Lighthazles

Helliwell, Daniel
[1848-1877] His father is not recorded on the marriage record.

He was a cotton twister of Erringden [1876].

On 26th August 1876, he married Hannah Helliwell [1853-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Hannah, of Erringden, was born in Sowerby, the daughter of John Helliwell, cotton scutcher.

She was a cotton reeler [1881]

 

Children:

  1. Mary Hannah [b 6th December 1876]

Daniel died in Todmorden [1877] (aged 28)  Hannah (possibly) married William Helliwell before 16th July 1882 when son John William was born.

She was a widow again by 1891

Helliwell, David
[1909-1944] Son of Emma Jane & Cyrus Helliwell.

Born in Mytholmroyd.

In [Q3] 1931, he married Constance Cassie Riley in Todmorden.

During World War II, he served as a Major with the Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers.

He died 5th August 1944 (aged 35).

He was buried at the Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata [O B 12].

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

Helliwell, Edgar
[1884-1916] Son of William Helliwell.

Born in Hebden Bridge.

He was a warehouseman (fustian clothing) [1901] / a fustian warehouseman [1911] / employed at Nutclough Mill, Hebden Royd.

In 1909, he married Sophia Broadbent in Todmorden.


Sophia was born in Hebden Bridge.

She was a fustian machinist [1911]

 

Children:

  1. Hilda [b 1910]

They lived at

  • 8 Windsor Place, Hebden Bridge, Todmorden [1911]
  • 39 Foster Lane, Hebden Bridge

During World War I, he enlisted 5th January 1915, and served as a Private with the 12th Battalion Royal Scots.

He died 19th August 1916 (aged 32).

He was buried where he fell.

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial [1 & 2], in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance, and on the Roll of Honour at Birchcliffe Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge

Helliwell, Edgar
[1898-1917] Son of John Helliwell.

Born in Luddendenfoot.

He was a member of Steep Lane Baptist Church, Sowerby & Sunday School / a cotton throstle room doffer [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 7th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment.

He was killed 12th May 1917 (aged 19).

He was buried at the Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras [VI G 18].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Steep Lane Baptist Church, Sowerby, and on the Memorial at Saint Peter's Church, Sowerby

Helliwell, Ernest
[1896-1917] Son of Harry Helliwell.

Born in Akroydon, Halifax [3rd February 1896].

He was a barman living and working at the Pine Apple Hotel, New Bank [1915].

During World War I, he enlisted with the West Yorkshire Regiment [October 1915], then transferred and served as a Private with the 60th Company Machine Gun Corps (Infantry).

He was killed in action [10th December 1917] (aged 22).

He was buried at the St. Julien Dressing Station Cemetery [II E 13].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at United Reformed Church, Carlton Street

Helliwell, Frank
[1890-1916] Son of Sarah Ann & James Helliwell of 1 Sunny Bank Terrace, Cornholme, Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 21st Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died 12th October 1916 (aged 26).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial [2A, 2C & 2D], in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Vale Baptist Church, Todmorden

Helliwell, Frank
[1917-1944] Son of Eliza & Eli Helliwell.

In [Q3] 1942, he married Clarissa Hilda Ainley in Calder District.

They lived at Ripponden.

During World War II, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 15th/19th Battalion Royal Armoured Corps / The King's Royal Hussars.

He died 19th October 1944 (aged 27).

He was buried at the Mierlo War Cemetery [VIII G 4]

Helliwell, Fred
[1???-1???] Son of James Helliwell, weaver.

Born in Stansfield.

He was a weaver of Heptonstall [1874] / a cotton weaver [1881, 1891, 1901, 1911]

In 1874, he married Mary Taylor [1852-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary, of Heptonstall, was born in Nantwich, Cheshire, the daughter of Joseph Taylor, labourer
 

Children:

  1. Arthur [b 1875] who was a clothier's presser [1891]
  2. Willie [b 1881] who was a cop packer [1891], a cutter out fustian clothing [1901], an insurance agent [1911]
  3. John [b 1884] who was a cotton weaver [1901], a fustian weaver cotton [1911]
  4. Sarah Ann [b 1886] who was a fustian machinist [1901], a fustian sewing machinist [1911]
  5. Edith Elizabeth [b 1889] who was a fustian sewing machinist [1911]
  6. Albert [1891-1894]
  7. Mary Alice [b 1894] who was a fustian sewing machinist [1911]
  8. Charles

The family lived at

  • Horsehold, Erringden, Todmorden [1881, 1891, 1901]
  • 2 Beechwood View, Charlestown, Hebden Bridge [1911]

Living with them in 1911 was granddaughter Phyllis Mary Helliwell [b 1909], the daughter of son John who was a widower

Helliwell, Fred
[1875-19??] Son of Young Helliwell.

He and his brother Arthur were in partnership with their father, as Young Helliwell & Sons [1905].

In 1902, he married Mary.

In 1911, he was at 9 Ridge Bank, Todmorden (6 rooms) a buffalo picker manufacturer

Helliwell, Fred
[1881-1918] He was a driver with Halifax Corporation.

He lived at 6 City Lane, Wheatley.

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

He was killed in action [20th July 1918] (aged 37).

He was buried at the Courmas British Cemetery [II C 6].

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

Helliwell, Fred
[1891-1917] Born in Cragg Vale.

He was a sewing machinist. During World War I, he served as a Private with the 8th Battalion Royal Fusiliers.

He died 3rd May 1917 (aged 26).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial [3], on a memorial in St John in the Wilderness, Cragg Vale, and in the book Royd Regeneration

Helliwell, Fred Tasker
[1902-1963] Son of Thomas Tasker Helliwell.

Born in Halifax.

He was a brewery drayman [1927].

On 16th April 1927, he married Hilda Pretoria Fossey in Halifax.


Hilda was the daughter of George Fossey
 

Children:

  1. Jack [1928-1997]
  2. Eric [1938-1970]

The children were born in Halifax

Helliwell, Geoffrey Davenport
[1897-1954] Son of John Henry Helliwell.

Born Beechwood House, Ovenden.

He was educated at Ickwell Bury School, Biggleswade / a solicitor.

In 1924, he married Muriel Dorothea Lebrun Hudson in Chesterfield.

Geoffrey died in Bournemouth [4th March 1954].

Muriel died in Barnet

Helliwell, George
[1869-1901] Son of James Helliwell, grocer

Born in Halifax.

He was a drayman of Southowram Bank [1887] / a cart driver [1891].

On 4th June 1887, he married Charlotte Ann Laycock [1862-1926] at Halifax Parish Church.


Charlotte Ann, of Trooper Lane, Southowram, was born in Stump Cross, the daughter of Thomas B. Laycock, delver & stone merchant.

She was a charwoman [1901]

 

Children:

  1. Ruth [b 1888] who was an a patient at the Royal Halifax Infirmary Free School Lane Halifax [1901]
  2. James William [b 1892]
  3. Harry
  4. Martha [b 1896] who was a worsted spinner [1911]
  5. Samuel [b 1899]

The family lived at

  • 5 Birks Hall Lane, Halifax [1891]
  • 5 Hill's Yard, Southowram [1901]
  • 27 Haigh's Yard, Woolshops [1911]

George died [Q1] 1901 (aged 31).

In 1908, Charlotte Ann married Thomas Teal Bottomley at Halifax Parish Church

Helliwell, Greenwood
[1786-1861] He was a servant of Stansfield [1812] / a weaver of Burnt Acres Mill, Erringden [1813] / a watchman [1841] / a farm labourer [1851].

In 1812, he married Sarah Barkenshire [1796-18??].

Children:

  1. Sophia [b 1813, bapt 28th December 1813] who married [14th August 1858] James Midgley [b 1810] (widower, grocer of Stansfield), son of James Midgley (farmer) 
  2. Mary [b 1824]
  3. Sarah [b 1826]
  4. Greenwood [b 1828]

The family lived at

  • Leylands of Soylands Buildings, Northowram [1841]
  • Callis Wood, Erringden [1851]

Greenwood died 19th November 1861 (aged 77).

He was buried [24th November 1861].

Sarah died 24th February 1863 (aged 76) 

Helliwell, Hamlet
[1878-1961] Son of Henry Helliwell

He worked in the family fustian business at Mount Pleasant Mills, Mytholmroyd

He was found dead in his house at 61 Caldene Avenue, Mytholmroyd [6th March 1961]. He was last seen on 3rd March

Helliwell, Mrs Hannah
[1811-1865] A widow of Slack, Sowerby Bridge.

She had lived for some years with her son, Henry Helliwell, her granddaughter, Mary Ann Helliwell, and her brother, Thomas Cockcroft. On 20th June 1865, she and her brother were left alone in the house. At noon, a visitor found Mrs Helliwell lying injured and speechless on the floor of the cottage. A pair of bent tongs were found near her body. She never recovered to be able to give an account of the incident before she died on the 27th June.

Thomas Cockcroft was found guilty of the murder and was sentenced to death

Helliwell, Harold
[19??-19??]

In [Q1] 1923, he married Lily Pretoria Suddick [1900-19??] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Harold Victor

The family lived at 22 Woodhall Crescent, Copley

Helliwell, Harold Victor
[1925-1944] Son of Harold Helliwell.

He was educated at Copley School / employed by H. Peel, Canal Mills, Sowerby Bridge.

During World War II, he enlisted [1940], and served as a Private with the 7th Battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders.

He was wounded in Tunisia.

He died 17th August 1944 (aged 19).

He was buried at the Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery [VI A 20].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on Copley War Memorial

Helliwell, Harry
[1871-1912] Son of Joe Helliwell.

He was landlord at the Old King Cross Inn, Halifax [18??], the Oddfellows Hall, Halifax [1897], the King's Head, Halifax [1897, 1898, 1901], and the New Inn, Mount Tabor [1911, 1912].

He married Louisa Viney [1870-1941].


Louisa came from Bridgwater, Somerset
 

They had no children.

Living with them in 1911 was Louisa's unmarried sister Annie Viney [b 1876]

Harry was buried at St Paul's Church, King Cross [14th May 1912] Probate records show that he left effects valued at £219 18/-.

Administration was granted to his widow Louisa

Helliwell, Harry
[1872-1917] Born in Halifax.

He was a boiler firer.

On 24th May 1891, he married Eliza Boothroyd [1872-1911] at St Thomas's Church, Claremount.


Eliza was born in Croxton
 

Children:

  1. Ivy [b 1892]
  2. Albert [b 1894]
  3. Ernest
  4. Harold [b 1899]
  5. Amy [b 1903]

The children were born in Halifax

The family lived at 48 Woodside Road, Boothtown [1911]; 41 Cleveland Avenue, Siddal

Helliwell, Harry
[1880-1916] Son of William Helliwell.

Born in Halifax.

He was a silk doffer [1891] / an attendant on the insane at the Rainhill Asylum Annexe, Eccleston, near Prescot, Lancashire [1901].

He never married.

In 1904, he enlisted and served as a Private with the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards. He was discharged as medically unfit [September 1906].

Around 1911, he emigrated to the USA.

He was an asylum attendant in Ohio, USA [1914].

When World War I broke out, he returned to England, and served as a Company Sergeant Major with the London Regiment.

He served in Gallipoli and Egypt.

He was killed in action [15th September 1916] (aged 36).

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

Helliwell, Harry
[1897-1918] Born in Todmorden.

He was a chauffeur for Dr Thomas Southwell.

He lived at Adelaide Street, Todmorden.

During World War I, he enlisted [August 1916], and served as a Private with the 781st Mechanical Transport Company Royal Army Service Corps.

He died of intestinal obstruction in hospital in Salonika [31st December 1918].

He was buried at the Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria [1114].

He is remembered on Todmorden War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Christ Church, Todmorden

Helliwell, Hedley Maurice
[1897-19??] Son of Thomas Naylor Helliwell.

During World War I, he served as a Sergeant with the King's Royal Rifle Corps. On 23rd April 1917, he went into action alongside his cousin Cyril Butterworth. Hedley was taken ill & hospitalised

Helliwell, Henry
[1???-18??] Established the business which became William Helliwell & Sons.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. William

Helliwell, Henry
[1???-19??] In 1933, he gave a shelter to Luddendenfoot Recreation Ground

Helliwell, Henry
[1841-1912] Born in Wadsworth.

He was fustian manufacturer at Mount Pleasant Mills, Mytholmroyd [1905].

All his sons worked in the family business.

In 1866, he married Mary Ann Lamb [1841-1906] in Halifax.


Mary Ann was born Mytholmroyd
 

Children:

  1. Sarah [b 1868]
  2. John Edward [1870- 1941]
  3. Henry William [1873- 1929]
  4. Frank [1876- 1943]
  5. Sam [1877- 1962]
  6. Hamlet
  7. Martha Ann [b 1883]
  8. Annie [b 1889]

Henry died at Spring Villas, Mytholmroyd [27th June 1912]

Helliwell, Henry Davenport
[1887-1953] Son of John Henry Helliwell.

Born in Skircoat.

He was educated at Ickwell Bury school, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire / a solicitor [October 1912] / a solicitor with Jubb, Booth & Helliwell in Halifax [1934]

During World War I, he served 4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

In 1915, he married Ruth Annie Ackroyd [1889-1953] in Skirlaugh, East Yorkshire.


Ruth Annie came from Elland
 

Children:

  1. Michael Henry [b 1920] who was a solicitor's clerk [1953]

Henry died at Beechwood House, Ovenden [5th February 1953]

Helliwell, Herbert
[1887-1918]

He married Edith Mary.

They lived at New Street, Stainland.

During World War I, he served as a Gunner with the 394th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery.

He served in Italy, Israel & Palestine.

He died 16th October 1918 (aged 31).

He was buried at the Ramleh War Cemetery [Z 15].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Helliwell, J.
[17??-18??] Woollen manufacturer at Elland.

In January 1812, he was declared bankrupt

Helliwell, J.
[18??-19??] Auctioneer at Hebden Bridge.

In January 1886, he was declared bankrupt

Helliwell, James
[17??-1???] Coiner of Lighthazles

Helliwell, James
[1856-19??] Born in Halifax.

He was a cart driver [1880].

On 24th January 1880, he married Eliza Whiteley [1862-19??] in Halifax.


Eliza was born in Manchester
 

Children:

  1. Mary Emma [b 1881]
  2. Sarah Ellen [b 1882]
  3. Lucy Hannah [b 1886]
  4. Tom [b 1892]
  5. Albert Edward

The children were born in Hebden Bridge.

The family lived at Calderside House, Calderside, Hebden Bridge

Helliwell, James Thomas
[1909-19??] Born in Todmorden.

In [Q3] 1931, he married Kathleen Robertshaw in Todmorden


Kathleen was the daughter of
John Robertshaw
 

Helliwell, James William
[1871-19??] Born in Blackshaw.

He was a farmer [1901]; a licensed victualler at the Ridge Inn, Wadsworth [1901].

Around 1896, he married Ada [1879-19??].


Ada was born in Heptonstall
 

Children:

  1. Sam [b 1896]
  2. Frances [b 1898]
  3. Annie [b 1900]

Living with them at the pub [in 1901] were boarders Marshall Sutcliffe [b 1852] (cab proprietor employer)  & William Wrigley [b 1874] (architect) 

Helliwell, Joe
[1850-1891] Born in Halifax.

He was a boot maker working for his father-in-law Henry Drake [1881] / landlord of the Old King Cross Inn [1891].

On 25th November 1869, he married Frances Drake at Halifax Parish Church.


Frances / Fanny was the daughter of Henry Drake.

She was a warehouse woman working for her father [1881]

 

Children:

  1. Harry
  2. Herbert [1873-1899] who was a public house assistant [1898]
  3. Laura [b 1872]

The family lived at 16 Bull Green [with Frances's parents 1881].

Joe died at the Old King Cross Inn [21st April 1891].

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £634 17/10d.

The will was proved by his widow Fanny, and Thomas Richard Sanders.

He was buried at Christ Church, Pellon [1 V 4].

After his death, Frances took over at the Old King Cross Inn [1894] and married George William Wright

Helliwell, John
[17??-17??] In 1733, he married Patience Eastwood.

Children:

  1. John [b 1731] who was their illegitimate son and took the name Helliwell
  2. Thomas [b 1740]

Helliwell, John
[1731-1811] He was the illegitimate son of John Helliwell and Patience Eastwood. He took the name Helliwell.

He was a yeoman of Hill House, Stansfield.

He built Houghstones Mill on his own land [1795].

In an indenture dated 1795, he was referred to as

John Helliwell of Hill House by common proclamation

He married Betty

Children:

  1. Betty
  2. Thomas
  3. Joseph

The family lived at

Helliwell, John
[1749-1812] Son of Michael Helliwell.

He was a yeoman / in partnership with his brother Thomas at Friths Old Mill.

He inherited East Greenhurst Hey, a half share of the mill and drying kiln at Greenhurst Hey, and a half share in

the fall of Midgelden brook

at Dulesgate.

He married Sarah Sutcliffe.

They had no children.

The family lived at

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

He left his lands and properties to his brother Thomas, and his nephew John Helliwell

Helliwell, John
[1793-1871] Son of Thomas Helliwell.

He inherited East Greenhurst Hey, a half share of the drying kiln and the mill, and a half share of the new factory at Friths from his uncle John.

He was a maltster / a farmer / a cotton spinner and manufacturer / a partner in W. & J. Helliwell / in partnership with his father Thomas at Friths Old Mill [1813-1823] / in partnership with his brother William at Friths Old Mill [1823-1856] / in partnership with the executors of his brother William at Friths Old Mill [1856-1865] / in partnership with his sons John and Thomas at Holebottom Mill [1853-1864].

He married Mary [1793-1865].

Children:

  1. John [1830-1875]
  2. Thomas
  3. Mary [1834-1863] who married James Eastwood
  4. Michael [1835-1836] who died aged 10 months

The family lived at Greenhurst Hey, Stansfield.

In January 1864, he was declared bankrupt. The Halifax Guardian of 26th March 1864 reported

Bankruptcy of John Helliwell, manufacturer and farmer of Todmorden. Debts of £22,679 4/- and Assets about £2,000.

He sold out to the Fielden Brothers [1865].

All his vast properties and lands were put up for auction – East Heyhead, East and West Greenhurst Hey, Windy Harbour, and cottages at Wickenberry Clough, Holebottom Mill and Stansfield Cottage (all in Stansfield). This was the end of the Helliwell dynasty at Greenhurst Hey.

Members of the family were buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone (in the Old Yard) 

Helliwell, John
[1796-18??] He was a labourer.

Around 1821, he married Mary [1801-1???].

Children:

  1. William [b 1821]
  2. Elizabeth [b 1821]
  3. Mary [b 1826]
  4. John [b 1826]
  5. Thomas [b 1829]
  6. Sutcliffe
  7. James [b 1836]
  8. Henry [b 1838]
  9. Maria [b 1841]

The family lived at Den, Todmorden [1841]

Helliwell, John
[1871-1???] Son of William Helliwell, delver.

He was a railway servant of Albion Terrace, Sowerby [1897].

In 1897, he married Sarah Nicholl [1875-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah, of Longbottom Cottage, Warley, was the daughter of
James Nicholl
 

Children:

  1. Edgar
  2. Frank H [b 1900]

Sarah was widowed by 1901.

The family lived at Mill Cottage, Longbottom, Luddendenfoot [with Sarah's parents 1901].

In 1903, she married Eli Mitchell

Helliwell, John
[1887-1917] Son of Joseph Helliwell.

Born in Cragg Vale.

He was a blanket finisher [1901] / a carter [1911] / a carter for Isaac Wilkinson, coal merchant.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 9th Battalion South Lancashire Regiment.

He died of wounds at Salonika [6th September 1917] (aged 30).

He was buried at the Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery [1172].

He is remembered on a memorial in Mount Zion Methodist Church, Mytholmroyd and Scout Road Wesleyan Chapel, Mytholmroyd, and in the book Royd Regeneration

Helliwell, John
[1945-] John Anthony Helliwell was born in Todmorden [15th February 1945].

Saxophonist with the rock band Supertramp.

As a child, he sang in a church choir. He played piano, clarinet and saxophone. He studied clarinet and saxophone with Percy Dobson. He has his own band: John Helliwell's Crème Anglaise. In the 1990s, he came back to live in Todmorden, before the group reformed

Helliwell, John Arthur
[18??-19??] On 1st March 1919, he married Annie Elizabeth Taylor at Elland Parish Church


Annie Elizabeth was the daughter of
George Taylor
 

Helliwell, John Edmund
[1889-1916] Son of Ellen & John Helliwell of 380 Burnley Road, Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 22nd Battalion Manchester Regiment.

He died 6th April 1916 (aged 27).

He was buried at the Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery, Bray-sur-Somme [I B 25].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Helliwell, John Henry
[1860-1930] He was a solicitor.

He married Mary Jane Davenport [1862-1921].

Children:

  1. Henry Davenport
  2. Geoffrey Davenport

The family lived at

In 1891, Lilly May Shuttleworth was working as a servant for the family.

John Henry Helliwell died in Croft House Nursing Home, Settle [6th December 1930].

Mary died at Beechwood House [10th February 1921].

See John Armitage Drake

Helliwell, John Tasker
[1910-1961] Son of Thomas Tasker Helliwell.

During World War II, he fought at El Alamein and in Italy with the 8th Army.

In 1933, he married Olivia Bridget McGarry [1903-1967].


Olivia Bridget was born in Liverpool
 

Children:

  1. Olivia Veronica Brenda [b 1938]

Helliwell, John William
[1853-1912] Born in Queensbury.

He was a dyer [1876].

In 1876, he married Jane Hutchinson [1859-1912] in Halifax.


Jane was born in Queensbury
 

Children:

  1. Miriam [b 1877]
  2. Harry
  3. Milton [b 1882]
  4. Roland
  5. Edith [b 1888]
  6. Emily [b 1890]
  7. Clara [b 1891]
  8. Hilda [b 1898]

The children were born in Halifax.

The family lived at

  • Winding Road, Halifax
  • 29 Stannary Lane, Halifax [1917]

Helliwell, John William
[1882-1917] Son of William Helliwell.

Born in Erringden [16th July 1882].

Baptised at St John's Church, Cragg Vale [7th September 1882].

He was a factory wool washer [1901] / a cart driver for Mr J. Hoyle, coal merchant [1911].

In 1908, he married Ellen Chapman [1878-19??] in Halifax.


Ellen was born in Halifax.

She was a woollen winder [1911]

 

Children:

  1. Fred [b 1916]

The family lived at

  • 16 Napier Street, Charlestown, Halifax [1911]
  • 28 Hopwood Lane, Halifax [1917]

During World War I, he enlisted with the 2nd/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment), then served as a Private with the 10th Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment.

He died in the Casualty Clearing Station [30th July 1917] (aged 26).

He was buried at the Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord [III D 288].

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

Helliwell, Jonathan
[1854-19??] Born in Sowerby.

Landlord of the Punch Bowl, Bailiff Bridge [1901].

He married Elizabeth [1852-19??] from Dulesgate, Lancashire.

  1. Seth [b 1883]

Helliwell, Joseph
[1777-1849] Son of John Helliwell.

He was a cotton manufacturer [1816] / a mechanic [1841].

In 1816, he married Mary Sutcliffe.

In 1832, he was living in Rochdale where he worked in a factory and became

a poor man who drank all he earned

In 1841, he was living in Sowerby.

He died in Burnley.

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

Helliwell, Joseph
[18??-19??] Sewing machine and wringing machine dealer. Recorded in 1905 at Bridge Gate, Hebden Bridge

Helliwell, Joseph
[18??-19??]

He married Martha Elizabeth [18??-19??].

Children:

  1. Joseph Edward

The family lived at Myrtle Cottage, 97 Hoult's Lane, Greetland

Helliwell, Joseph
[1816-1886] Or Hellewell.

Born in Stansfield.

He worked for Samuel Firth at Lilly Lane Mills, Halifax, and attended the boilers.

When the explosion at Lilly Lane Mill occurred [1850], he was ill and his duties were being performed by Isaac Walker.

At the inquest, the jury returned a verdict of manslaughter against Samuel Firth and Helliwell. At the Spring Assizes in 1851, the jury returned a verdict of Not Guilty on both defendants.

He was an engine tenter (Firth's) [1851] / an engine tenter (worsted mill) [1861].

On 3rd March 1839, he married Mary Thomas [1818-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary was born in Ovenden
 

Children:

  1. Rhoda [1839-1904] who was a worsted weaver [1861]
  2. Grace Ann [1845-1926] who was a worsted twister [1861] and never married
  3. Mary [b 1848] who was a worsted spinner [1861] and married Sidney Wilkinson
  4. Joseph [b 1850]
  5. Hannah Miranda [b 1856]
  6. Emma [b 1859]

The family lived at

  • #1 Holmfield Mill [1861]
  • Stanley Street, Holmfield [1886]

Joseph died 14th November 1886.

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £47 15/-. Probate was granted to his daughters Grace Ann and Mary, and James Fletcher.

Helliwell, Joseph
[1841-1???] Born in Wadsworth.

He was a wool sorter & chapel keeper [1881].

He married Ruth [1836-1???].


Ruth was born in Midgley
 

Children:

  1. Mary Elizabeth [b 1863] who was a worsted factory worker [1881], and married Joseph Thorp Butterworth
  2. Thomas Naylor
  3. Jonathan [b 1870]
  4. Lily [b 1874]

The family lived at Luddenden, Warley [1881]

Helliwell, Joseph
[1854-1906] Son of David Helliwell, labourer.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a carter of Cragg Vale [1885] / a carter [1891] / a carter for coal merchant [1901].

In 1885, he married Mary Ellen Helliwell [1860-1918] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary Ellen, of Cragg Vale, was born in Erringden, the daughter of James Helliwell, farmer
 

Children:

  1. Annie [b 1886] who was a blanket whipper [1901], a woollen weaver [1911]
  2. John
  3. Emily [b 1889] who was a fustian sewing machinist [1911]
  4. Mary [b 1892] who was a fustian sewing machinist [1911]
  5. Fred [b 1895] who was a warehouse assistant [1911]
  6. Frank [b 1897] who was a fustian presser [1911]
  7. Herbert [b 1899] who was a half time blanket warehouse [1911]
  8. Alice [b 1901]

The family lived at

  • Cottage, 2 Cuddy Wood, Erringden [1891]
  • Buckley Gate, Mytholmroyd [1901]
  • 7 North Street, Stubbins, Mytholmroyd [1911]
  • 7 Thorn View, Stubbings, Mytholmroyd [1917]

Living with them [in 1891] was widowed mother(-in-law) Hannah Helliwell [b 1822] (living on her own means).

Joseph died in 1906 (aged 52).

t died

Helliwell, Joseph Edward
[1893-1917] Son of Joseph Helliwell.

Born in Greetland.

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

He died 20th November 1917 (aged 24).

He is remembered on the Cambrai Memorial [6 & 7], and on the Memorial at Clay House, Greetland

Helliwell, Joshua Harry
[1893-1916] Son of George Helliwell.

Born 18th August 1893.

Baptised at Halifax Parish Church [October 1897].

He was a general labourer [1911] / employed by Gibson Dixon.

During World War I, he enlisted in Halifax as Harry Helliwell, and served as a Sergeant with the 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

His regiment was sent to France [September 1914].

He was gassed [May 1915], and wounded [1st July 1916].

He was killed in action [20th October 1916] (aged 23).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial [6A & 6B], on the Memorial at Saint Michael & All Angels' Church, Southowram Bank, on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Halifax Parish Church Church Members (WWI) Memorial

Helliwell, Leonard Tasker
[1920-1983] Son of Thomas Tasker Helliwell.

During World War II, he fought at El Alamein and in Italy with the 8th Army.

In 1953, he married Barbara Moore Sharpe in Halifax.


Barbara was the daughter of George Moore Sharpe
 

Children:

  1. Glynn Thomas [b 1954]
  2. Jacqueline [b 1957]

Helliwell, Lewis
[18??-19??] Of William Helliwell & Sons.

He lived at Abbey Walk South [1905]

Helliwell, Michael
[17??-1802] A member of the Helliwell family of Greenhurst Hey

He was a yeoman / a webster.

He owned Greenhurst Hey.

About 1797, he built Greenhurst Hey Mill. He also owned Friths Farm and land, and

the fall of Midgelden brook

at Dulesgate where his son Thomas later built Friths Mill

In 1748, he married Lydia Sutcliffe.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Susan
  3. Thomas

The family lived at East Greenhurst Hey.

He died at Greenhurst Hey.

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

Helliwell, Mitchell
[18??-1???] Recorded on 15th May 1875, when the Halifax Guardian of 15th May 1875 reported
Magistrates Court: Mitchell Helliwell, of Cornholme, and Robert Bottomley, of Ramsden Wood for being drunk and refusing to leave the White Lion Hotel, Hebden Bridge were each fined 30s and 11/6d costs

Helliwell, Newton
[1906-1950] Son of Cyrus Helliwell.

Born in Mytholmroyd [April 1906].

He was partner in Walton & Helliwell Limited.

On 23rd December 1929, he married Gracie Greenwood [1902-1976] at the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Cragg Vale.


Gracie was born in Cragg Vale [20th August 1902]
 

The family lived at 7 Bankfield Road, Mytholmroyd [1929]

The couple retired to Blackpool.

Newton died in Blackpool [14th February 1950].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £7,762 8/6d to Gracie.

Gracie died in Cleveland [1976]

Helliwell, Percy William
[1886-1917] Of Todmorden.

In [Q3] 1913, he married Lucy Evelyn Sutcliffe in Todmorden.

They lived at 4 Hawthorn Place, Todmorden [1917].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 12th/13th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He died 4th October 1917 (aged 31).

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial [19-23 & 162], and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Helliwell, R. H.
[18??-19??] Of Albert Buildings, Sowerby Bridge.

He was injured in the Pye Nest Tram Disaster of 15th October 1907

Helliwell, Richard
[18??-19??] Of Gratrix Lane, Sowerby Bridge.

He was injured – bruised arm – in the Pye Nest Tram Disaster of 15th October 1907, but was treated at home

Helliwell, Roland
[1885-1917] Son of John William Helliwell.

Born in Halifax.

He was a carpet creeler / working in America [1903-1915] / employed at Smithson's Dyehouse, Halifax.

He married Ethel.

Children:

  1. daughter [b 1913]

They lived with his wife's parents at the Crown Tavern, Halifax

During World War I, he enlisted [July 1916] with the Northumberland Fusiliers, then served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians).

He was killed in action at Messines [16th June 1917].

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial [44], and on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Helliwell, S.
[18??-19??] Of Todmorden.

In 1887, he and filed a patent for

improvement in pickers of looms for weaving

Helliwell, Samuel
[1832-1???] Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton mill overlooker [1871] / a mechanic fitter [1881] / a machinery fitter & erector [1891].

He married Mary Schofield [1836-1???], born in Ripponden.

Children:

  1. Ben [b 1856] who was a turner piecer [1871]
  2. Martha [b 1858] who was a turner piecer [1871]
  3. Frances [b 1861] who was a turner piecer [1871], a cotton reeler [1881]
  4. Berry
  5. Hannah [b 1865]
  6. Lizzie [b 1872] who was a worsted winder [1891]
  7. Lettice [b 1877] who was a worsted spinner [1891]

The family lived at

  • Dyson Lane, Soyland [1871]
  • 15 Nether Royd, Soyland [1881]
  • 26 Burnley Road, Sowerby Bridge, Warley [1891]

Living with them [in 1881] was sister-in-law Leah Schofield [aged 30]

Helliwell, Samuel
[1877-1962] Born in Mytholmroyd.

He was a cotton manufacturer (employer) [1911].

In 1907, he married Mary Jane Simpson from Todmorden.


Mary Jane was the daughter of
James Simpson
 

The family lived at Acre Villas, Mytholmroyd [1911, 1962].

Mary Jane died at 2 Acre Villas [27th February 1946]

Samuel died at 2 Acre Villas [18th January 1962]

Helliwell, Sunderland
[1865-1923] Born in Halifax.

He was a clog sole maker.

On 10th December 1896, Sunderland was imprisoned in HMP Wakefield for one month for stealing £1 4/6d.

In 1889, he married Margaret Bevan [1865-1933] in Halifax.


Margaret was born in Monmouthshire
 

Children:

  1. James [b 1890]
  2. Ellen [b 1892]
  3. Walter
  4. Emma [b 1898]

The children were born in Halifax.

In 1899, the family moved from Halifax to Accrington

Helliwell, Sutcliffe
[1832-1879] Son of John Helliwell.

Born in Stansfield.

He was a labourer of Den in Stansfield [1853]

In 1853, he married Grace Pickles.


Grace was the daughter of John Pickles
 

Children:

  1. James [1854-1890]
  2. John [b 1857]
  3. Mary [b 1859]
  4. William [1861-1868]
  5. Pickles [1862] who died age 10 weeks
  6. Joseph [b 1863]
  7. Sutcliffe [1865-1868]
  8. Fred [1868-1869]
  9. Hannah [b 1869]

The family lived at

  • Stansfield [1871]
  • Bank Terrace, Todmorden [1881]

Sutcliffe died 24th December 1879 (aged 47).

Living with the widowed Grace [in 1881] was her brother Thomas Pickles [b 1817]

Grace died 2nd September 1899 (aged 66).

Members of the family were buried at Mount Olivet Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge

Helliwell, Thomas
[16??-1???] Cloth maker of Stansfield. An early member of the Helliwell family of Greenhurst Hey.

Around 1692, he and his brother went into partnership and started a small factory at Greenhurst Hey Mill, Wickenberry Clough.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Joseph
  2. John
  3. William

Helliwell, Thomas
[1753-1823] Son of Michael Helliwell.

He was a cotton spinner in partnership with his brother John at Friths Old Mill and then with his John.

He inherited Friths Farm and land, a half share of the mill and drying kiln at Greenhurst Hey, and a half share in

the fall of Midgelden brook

at Dulesgate.

He also inherited land and farm at Heyhead in Stansfield from his brother John.

He married Sally Ingham.

Children:

  1. William
  2. Elizabeth [1801-1828]
  3. John

The family lived at

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

Helliwell, Thomas
[1769-1???] Son of John Helliwell.

Born at Hill House, Stansfield.

In 1791, he married Sally Lord.

Children:

  1. Elizabeth
  2. Thomas
  3. Mary
  4. John
  5. Joseph
  6. William
  7. Charles

He inherited Houghstones and Houghstones Mill from his father.

The family lived at

In 1817, he sold his estates at Houghstones, including the mill, and

all those 4 sittings in 2 pews in the loft or gallery in the Chapel at Cross Stone in Stansfield.

and emigrated to Canada with his wife and children

Helliwell, Thomas
[18??-1???] A carter of Lydgate, Todmorden.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Herbert [1866-1871]

On 18th February 1871, the Manchester Times reported


DEATH BY SCALDING.

On Wednesday 15th February 1871, forenoon a Coroner's enquiry was held at Todmorden into the death of HERBERT, age 5 years, son of THOMAS HELLIWELL, a Carter of Lydgate.

The evidence was to the effect that deceased was in a pea booth at Lydgate, near Todmorden on Saturday, and, in the absence of the owner, had drunk hot gravy from a kettle left upon the table in the booth.

He was so severely scalded in the mouth and throat that he died on Sunday.

Verdict – Accidentally scalded

 

Helliwell, Thomas
[18??-18??] Innkeeper at Hipperholme.


Question: Does anyone know which inn this may have been?

 

In April 1859, he was declared bankrupt

Helliwell, Thomas
[1817-1???] Born in Northowram.

He was an auctioneer/insurance agent/general broker.

On 7th July 1836, he married Jane Passille [1812-1??9] in Halifax.


Jane was born in Birdwell [?]
 

Children:

  1. Sarah E [b 1838]
  2. Lucy [1839-1886]
  3. Thomas William
  4. James Oates [1843-1912]

The family lived at 9 North Parade, Halifax [1851]

Helliwell, Thomas
[1857-1???]

Born in Rycroft, Bingley

He was a cotton weaver [1881] / a warp setter [1891] / a weaving overlooker [1901] / a loom overlooker [1911] / a loom tuner [1914].

In 1878, he married Mary Jane Asquith [1858-1???] in Wharfedale.


Mary Jane was born in Ripon, the daughter of
Robert Simpson Asquith.

She was a cotton weaver [1881]

 

Children:

  1. William [b 1881]
  2. Mary Elizabeth [b 1884] who was a worsted spinner [1901], a ring twister [1911]
  3. Arthur
  4. Albert
  5. Fred [b 1892] who was a mechanic [1911]
  6. Lena [b 1893] who was a machinist [1911]
  7. Percy [b 1895] who was a bobbin weigher [1911]
  8. Florrie [b 1900]

The family lived at

  • Albion Terrace, Luddendenfoot, Sowerby [with Mary Jane's parents 1881]
  • 15 Milner Royd, Luddendenfoot [1891, 1901]
  • 11 Rose Place, Luddendenfoot [1911]

Sons Arthur & Albert died in World War I

Helliwell, Thomas Naylor
[1867-1???] Son of Joseph Helliwell.

He was a worsted factory worker [1881] / a Councillor (possibly) in Luddenden.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Hedley Maurice

Helliwell, Thomas S.
[18??-19??] Partner in Helliwell & Sutcliffe.

He lived at New Road, Hebden Bridge [1905]

Helliwell, Thomas Tasker
[1873-1943] Illegitimate son of William Henry Tasker and Mary Ann Helliwell.

He was a blacksmith's striker [throughout his life].

In 1902, he married Clara Carney [1881-1948] in Halifax.


Clara was born in the Walton on the Hill Workhouse in Liverpool, the illegitimate daughter of Mary Ann Carney
 

Children:

  1. Fred Tasker
  2. Willie Tasker [1905-1907]
  3. Sarah [1907-2000]
  4. John Tasker
  5. Emma [1912-1987] who married Ernest Clifford Fossey
  6. Leonard Tasker

After World War II, Fred, John & Leonard worked at Samuel Webster's Brewery, and along with Leonard's son Glynn they clocked up a total of 120 working years for the firm

Helliwell, Thomas William
[1842-1892] Son of Thomas Helliwell. Brighouse architect.

He was (possibly) in partnership with Owen Edwards in Brighouse.

He designed several local buildings, including the vicarage for St Peter's, Hartshead [1870], the Methodist New Connexion Church, Bailiff Bridge [1872], and the maltings for Albion Brewery, Warley [1876]

In January 1878, he patented a new form of glazing and roofing

a system of imperishable glazing without putty

which he used in his design for Waring Green Congregational Church. He established Helliwell's Patent Glazing Company. His system was used in the construction of Olympia, London (with 60,000 square feet of glazing)  and railway stations at Brighton, Bradford, Halifax, and Dundee and public halls in Britain and America.

In 1866, he married Mary Horsfall [1845-1872], from Clifton, Halifax.

Children:

  1. Bertha Mary [1868-1955] who married John Herbert Podmore

Thomas William died at Newlands Rastrick [2nd August 1892].

See John Leeming and Joseph Leeming

Helliwell, Thompson
[1837-1913] Born in Cornholme.

He worked with Helliwell & Sons at the Pudsey Bobbin Works.

He was a traveller for Ormerod Taylor & Son Limited. In 1903, he bought the business.

He was involved in the formation of the Pioneer Mill Company and became Chairman of the Board.

His rôles and interests included the Liberal cause, President of the Walsden Cricket Club, and President of the Walsden Temperance Brass Band.

He lived at Holly Bank, Walsden [1905]

Helliwell, W. H.
[18??-19??] Heptonstall weaver.

He was active in establishing the Eaves Self-Help Manufacturers' Society

Helliwell, W. H.
[18??-1920]

During World War I, he served as a Private with the Durham Light Infantry.

He died 28th November 1920.

He was buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax [C 839]

Helliwell, Walter
[1???-19??] Aka Treacle, Walker Treacle. A tramp who lived in the stables at Carr Hall Farm, Holywell Green. His nickname was given after he had gone shopping for
a pound of tape and a yard of treacle

He sold herbs and claimed that there was a herb to cure everything

... except jealousy

He frequently appeared at the Stainland fair walking behind a screen and wearing a tall, black hat which he challenged he public to knock off

Helliwell, Walter
[1870-19??] Born in Brighouse.

He was a cotton spinner [1892].

On 1st October 1892, he married Sarah Ann Hollas in Halifax.


Sarah Ann was born in Brighouse, the daughter of
Frank Hollas
 

Children:

  1. Eliza Helliwell Hollas [born out of wedlock 1891]
  2. Ada [b 1895]
  3. Gladys [b 1898]
  4. Elsie [b 1899]
  5. Albert [b 1905]
  6. Phyllis [b 1908]
  7. Walter [b 1909]
  8. Millicent [b 1910]

Helliwell, Walter
[1895-1916] Son of Sunderland Helliwell.

Born in Halifax.

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

He was killed in action [24th September 1916] (aged 21).

He was buried at the Vermelles British Cemetery [V D 3]

Helliwell, Wilbert Henry
[1881-1948] Son of Matilda & Mr Helliwell of Wadsworth.

Born in Hebden Bridge.

He was an engineer manager [1911].

In [Q4] 1909, he married Annie Maude in Todmorden.


Annie was the daughter of
James Maude
 

They lived at Carr House [1923 to 1948]

Wilbert Henry died at Hawksclough, Hebden Bridge [5th January 1948].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £3,144 6/-.

Probate was granted to his widow Annie

Helliwell, William
[18??-1???] From Sowerby.

He was a weaver [1865].

He married Sarah [18??-1???].

Children:

  1. Ann [b 1841] who married Eli Lumb

Helliwell, William
[18??-1???] Son of Henry Helliwell. He continued his father's business which then became William Helliwell & Sons when he went into partnership with his sons

Helliwell, William
[18??-18??] Cotton spinner and manufacturer at Halifax.

In August 1857, he was declared bankrupt

Helliwell, William
[18??-18??] Beerhouse keeper at Sowerby Bridge.


Question: Does anyone know which beerhouse this may have been?

 

Recorded on 1st May 1875, when he was fined £1 7/6d for permitting drunkenness in his home on the previous Monday afternoon

Helliwell, William
[1800-1856] Son of Thomas Helliwell.

In 1823, he inherited much of his father's half share of the Friths estate and mill

He was an Overseer of the Poor [1838] / a farmer of 32 acres employing 1 ag.lab / partner in W. & J. Helliwell

In 1834, he built a Friths New Mill on the opposite side of the road to Friths Old Mill. He, and later his widow and 2 daughters took over the running of Friths Mills, Dulesgate.

He was a keen supporter of St Mary's Church in Todmorden, and, in 1840, he was appointed as a member of a deputation and committee charged with raising a petition and delivering it to the incumbent at St Chad's in Rochdale regarding the restoration and re-opening of St Mary's Church, which had been left derelict for several years.

In 1828, he married Sarah Midgley [1803-1891].

Children:

  1. Martha
  2. Lydia [1830-1878]

The family lived at Friths House, Dulesgate, Todmorden [1838].

He died intestate. Letters of Administration were granted to his widow [January 1859].

Members of the family were buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone in the old yard

On his death in December 1856, his widow and 2 daughters took over the running of Friths Mills, Dulesgate.

See Todmorden & Walsden Select Vestry [1838]

Helliwell, William
[1811-1897] Todmorden-born diarist. His family emigrated to Canada in 1818, but William returned to visit the district. His diaries tell us much about 19th century life and times

Helliwell, William
[1819-18??] Or Hellowell. Of Soyland.

Son of John Hellowell.

He was a woolcomber [1851] / a woollen weaver [1861].

He was charged with the murder of his mother, Betty.

Betty's bruised and disfigured body was found by her son, David, in Flat Head stone quarry near her home on 26th September 1862. William and his mother had earlier quarrelled over payment for the keep of a cow belonging to James Parsons of Upper Lumb, Cottonstones.

The inquest was held at the Bee Hive, Soyland, and the Jury concluded that there was no evidence that William had murdered his mother, and returned an open verdict. William was acquitted

Helliwell, William
[1826-1???] Born at Popples, near Blackshawhead.

He was the eldest of 9 children.

He worked in the local cotton mills. At age 15, he took a strong liking for the study of languages, and went on to learn Hebrew, Greek, French, German, Chinese, Arabic and several other languages. He also studied philosophy, science and mathematics.

He never married.

Horsfall Turner describes him as

... a walking encyclopædia ... a teetotaller and vegetarian ... rambling far and near to pick up a book at bookstalls, and searching catalogues of old books with avidity

Helliwell, William
[1841-1???] Born in Soyland.

On 26th February 1870, he married Ann Widdop in Elland


Ann was the daughter of
William Widdop
 

Helliwell, William
[1848-1877] He was a reeler of Upper Mill, Erringden [1882].

He married Hannah Helliwell.


Hannah was the widow of
Daniel Helliwell

She was a cotton reeler [1881, 1891]

She had a daughter by her first marriage: Mary Hannah [b 6th December 1876] who was a reeler of cotton [1891], a factory worsted minder [1901]

 


The marriage to William has not been found, but the date must have been between 1877 (when Hannah's first husband died) and 1882 (when their son John William was born) 
 

Children:

  1. John William

The family lived at

  • Upper Mill, Erringden [1881]
  • Vale Mill Cragg, Erringden [1891]
  • 10 Lister Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 51 Plough Croft Lane, Halifax [1917]

Hannah was again a widow by 1891

Helliwell, William
[1853-1???] Son of unknown – father's name not shown on William's marriage record.

Born in Halifax.

He was an overlooker in Halifax [1873] / a silk overlooker [1881] / a silk spinning overlooker [1891] / a tobacconist [1901] / a grocer & tobacconist [1911].

In 1873, he married Mary Greenhalgh at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary, of Halifax, was the daughter of Samuel Greenhalgh, pipe maker
 

Children:

  1. Sarah H [b 1873] who was a silk winder [1881, 1891], a silk factory hand gas winder [1901], a silk gas winder [1911]
  2. Florence [b 1876] who was a silk spinner [1881, 1891], assisting in business [1901] [1911]
  3. Harry
  4. Edith E [b 1888] who was a worsted factory hand spreader [1901]

The children were born in Halifax.

The family lived at

  • 39 Back Foundry Street, Halifax [1881]
  • 14 Back Foundry Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 45 Winding Road, Halifax [1901, 1911]

Helliwell, William
[1854-1???]

Helliwell, William
[1859-1898] Son of Thomas Helliwell, cotton twiner.

Born in Erringden.

He was a fustian dresser of Bessie [?] Bridge in Wadsworth [1883] / a fustian dyer [1891]

In 1883, he married Ann Barker at St James and St John, Hebden Bridge.


Ann, of Gibson Villas, was born in Stansfield, the daughter of John Barker, corn miller

She was widowed [1898].

She was a tailoress (fustian) [1901]

 

Children:

  1. Edgar
  2. Florence A [b 1890]

The family lived at

  • Sandy Gate, Hebden Bridge, Wadsworth, Todmorden [1891]
  • 10 Spring Grove, Hebden Bridge, Todmorden [1901]

Living with them [in 1891] was brother-in-law William Barker [b 1866] (cotton operative) 

Helliwell, William
[19??-19??]

During World War II, he served as a Private with the South Staffordshire Regiment.

He died in the conflict.

Helliwell, Willie
[1897-1918] He was a member of Akroydon Wesleyan Chapel / employed by Horsfall's joiners of Skircoat Green.

He lived at 3 Ringby Terrace, Akroydon.

During World War I, he enlisted [on his 19th birthday], and served as a Private with the 2nd/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 23rd July 1918 (aged 21).

He was buried at the Bouilly Cross Roads Military Cemetery [I C 16].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Akroydon Wesleyan Methodist Chapel

Helliwell, Willie
[1917-1942] Son of Cecil Helliwell.

He was educated at Boothtown School & Halifax Modern School / employed at Crossley's at Dean Clough.

During World War II, he served as a Private with the 5th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died in the Middle East [28th June 1942] (aged 25).

He is remembered on the Alamein Memorial [58], and on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Helliwell, Young
[1849-19??] Son of Elizabeth & William Helliwell.

Born at Stoneswood Bottom, Dulesgate.

He was

In 1873, he married (1) Hannah Stansfield.

Children:

  1. Fred
  2. Charles
  3. Ernest
  4. Frank

On 28th November 1883, he married (2) Sarah Howarth.

Children:

  1. Arthur
  2. Alice

Young died at 6 Cambridge Place Todmorden [3rd March 1927].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £2,028 to his wife Sarah

Helliwell, Zachariah
[1797-18??] Son of Martha Helliwell, housekeeper for John Baines. (Possibly) illegitimate son of for John Baines.

With John Baines and John Baines, he was found guilty of administering an illegal oath during a Luddite meeting at St Crispin Inn in 1812, in breach of the Combination Act.

In the reports, Zachariah is recorded as Zachariah Baines.

Because he was only aged 15, he was not transported

 

The Helliwell family of Greenhurst Hey
The family lived at Greenhurst Hey, Todmorden.

Thomas Helliwell and Michael Helliwell were early members of the family.

The family lost the property when John Helliwell went bankrupt in 1864.

Helliwell surname
Other forms of the surname include Hallewell, Halliwell, Hallowell, Hellawell, Hellewell, Hellowell and Hollowell.

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

Recorded in 1297.

Probably means holy well, and may be derived specifically from the area of Priestley Green around Helliwell Syke Well.

The name is common in and around Todmorden

There are over 110 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Helliwell, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Helliwell:


Marriages 1835, 1861, 1863, 1868, 1870, 1873, 1880, 1885, 1886, 1888, 1889, 1900, 1901, 1904, 1907, 1913, 1914, 1916, 1918, 1941; Deaths 1894, 1899, 1900, 1907
 



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