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Mr Holroyd [16??-17??]
Mr Holroyd [18??-18??]
Mrs Holroyd [18??-19??]
Arthur Holroyd [1895-1916]
Aspinall Holroyd [1859-19??]
Ben Holroyd [1894-1934]
Benjamin Holroyd [1???-1???]
Benjamin Holroyd [16??-1???]
Benjamin Holroyd [1689-1755]
Benjamin Holroyd [17??-1???]
Benjamin Holroyd [17??-1???]
Benjamin Holroyd [17??-1???]
Benjamin Holroyd [17??-18??]
Benjamin Holroyd [17??-18??]
Benjamin Holroyd [1764-1828]
Benjamin Holroyd [1778-18??]
Benjamin Holroyd [1790-18??]
Benjamin Holroyd [1793-18??]
Benjamin Holroyd [1807-1888]
Benjamin Holroyd [1822-1892]
Benjamin Holroyd [1869-1945]
Charles Edward Holroyd [1844-1887]
Clement Holroyd [1888-19??]
Clement Holroyd [1888-1917]
Clement Holroyd [1892-1915]
Clifford Holroyd [1892-1917]
Cyril Holroyd [1894-1918]
Daniel Holroyd [1???-1832]
David Holroyd [1834-1880]
David Mitchell Holroyd [1811-1863]
Edward Holroyd [1822-1???]
Edward Holroyd [1884-1916]
Edward Kershaw Holroyd [1820-1861]
Edwin Holroyd [1855-1914]
Edwin Jowett Holroyd [1859-19??]
Elijah Holroyd [1???-1843]
Elkanah Holroyd [17??-18??]
Elkanah Holroyd [1722-1803]
Ernest Holroyd [1873-1947]
Ernest Holroyd [1907-1995]
Exley Holroyd [1923-1944]
Fred Holroyd [1917-1941]
Frederick Holroyd [1869-1954]
Friend Henry Holroyd [1879-1918]
George Holroyd [15??-16??]
George Holroyd [18??-1???]
George Holroyd [1828-1???]
George Holroyd [1839-1???]
George Holroyd [1893-1917]
George Holroyd [1912-1944]
George Selwyn Holroyd [1890-1918]
Gilbert Holroyd [1???-19??]
Grace Holroyd [1758-1???]
Hall Hepworth Holroyd [1891-1915]
Harold Holroyd [1893-1917]
Harry Holroyd [1897-1916]
Henry Holroyd [1828-1866]
Howarth Holroyd [1806-1887]
Isaac Holroyd [1???-17??]
Isaac Holroyd [16??-1???]
Isaac Holroyd [1819-18??]
Isaac Henry Holroyd [1889-1918]
Jackson Holroyd [1877-1952]
James Holroyd [1771-1848]
James Holroyd [1784-1867]
James Holroyd [18??-19??]
James Holroyd [18??-19??]
Dr James Holroyd [1807-1855]
James Holroyd [1836-1879]
James Holroyd [1886-1915]
Rev James Briggs Holroyd [1778-1862]
Jeremiah Holroyd [1724-1801]
Joah Holroyd [1838-1905]
John Holroyd [1???-1???]
John Holroyd [16??-1???]
John Holroyd [17??-18??]
John Holroyd [17??-18??]
John Holroyd [17??-1837]
John Holroyd [1757-1819]
John Holroyd [1787-1866]
John Holroyd [18??-1???]
John Holroyd [18??-18??]
John Holroyd [1811-18??]
John Holroyd [1816-1???]
John Edward Holroyd [1872-1933]
John Mason Holroyd [1787-1855]
John Reginald Holroyd [1896-1918]
John William Holroyd [1854-1927]
John William Holroyd [1865-1920]
Joseph Holroyd [1???-1???]
Joseph Holroyd [16??-17??]
Joseph Holroyd [16??-1716]
Joseph Holroyd [1665-1???]
Joseph Holroyd [1668-1762]
Joseph Holroyd [17??-18??]
Joseph Holroyd [17??-1805]
Joseph Holroyd [1775-18??]
Joseph Holroyd [1795-1870]
Joseph Holroyd [18??-1???]
Joseph Holroyd [18??-1855]
Joseph Holroyd [1810-1853]
Joseph Holroyd [1814-1880]
Joseph Holroyd [1821-1887]
Joseph Holroyd [1846-1???]
Joshua Holroyd [17??-1???]
Kershaw Holroyd [1785-1868]
Levi Holroyd [1855-1918]
Lewis Holroyd [1888-1918]
Rev Mark Holroyd [17??-18??]
Mary Ann Holroyd [1828-1899]
Mary Sutcliffe Holroyd [1818-18??]
Michael Holroyd [1719-1782]
Michael John Holroyd [1824-1887]
Norman Holroyd [1888-1918]
Norman Holroyd [1914-2002]
Richard Holroyd [17??-18??]
Richard Holroyd [17??-18??]
Richard Holroyd [1812-1850]
Richard Holroyd [1832-1???]
Richard Holroyd [1836-1???]
Richard Holroyd [1848-1922]
Richard Henry Holroyd [1848-1881]
Robert Holroyd [17??-18??]
Robert Henry Holroyd [1898-1918]
Rowland Holroyd [1850-1889]
Stanley Holroyd [1894-1918]
Sykes Holroyd [1863-19??]
Thomas Holroyd [1688-1729]
Thomas Holroyd [1781-18??]
Thomas Holroyd [1816-1879]
Thomas Holroyd [1821-19??]
Thomas Holroyd [1838-1888]
Thomas Holroyd [1854-19??]
Todd Holroyd [1822-1???]
Tom Holroyd [1868-1921]
Tomazia Holroyd [17??-18??]
Uriah Holroyd [1824-1904]
W. Holroyd [1887-1918]
Walter Holroyd [1853-1914]
Walter Holroyd [1858-1933]
Wilfred Holroyd [1891-1918]
William Holroyd [1819-1???]
William Holroyd [1840-1887]
William Holroyd [1847-1895]
William Holroyd [1866-19??]
William Holroyd [1885-1917]
William Holroyd [1887-1918]
William Ferguson Holroyd [1798-1858]
William Henry Holroyd [1896-1917]
William Herbert Holroyd [1865-1929]


Holroyd, Mr
[16??-17??]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Joshua [bapt 22/1/1665]
  2. Joseph
  3. Elizabeth [1691-1756] who married Samuel Hill

Holroyd, Mr
[18??-18??] Son of Kershaw Holroyd.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Fanny [1852-1???] who married Frederick Smith

In 1861 & 1871, Fanny was living with her uncle Thomas Holroyd in Birmingham

Holroyd, Mrs
[18??-19??] Around 1888, she established a children's millinery, wool and fancy repository at Town Hall Buildings, Elland

Holroyd, Arthur
[1895-1916] Son of Benjamin Holroyd

He was connected with Ripponden Church school / a butcher farmer assistant [1911] / a salesman & bookkeeper for Albert Booth, plumber of Sowerby Bridge [1915].

During World War I, he enlisted in February 1916, and served as a Private with the 3rd/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

After being in camp a very short time, he was seized with acute spinal meningitis, and was taken to Bagthorpe Isolation Hospital, Nottingham.

He died in hospital [1st August 1916] (aged 21).

He was buried at Nottingham General Cemetery with a military funeral.

He is remembered on Ripponden War Memorial, on the Memorial at Saint Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden, and on Barkisland War Memorial

Holroyd, Aspinall
[1859-19??] Son of George Holroyd.

Born in Stainland.

He was a weaver of Upper Lane, Northowram [1887] / a tapestry weaver [1891, 1901].

In 1887, he married Eliza Hannah Hanson [1868-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Eliza Hannah, of Upper Lane, Northowram, was born in Northowram, the daughter of James Hanson, carter.

She was a yarn winder (spinning mill) [1901]

 

Children:

  1. Clement Holroyd
  2. Annie [b 1891]
  3. Walter [b 1897] who served in World War I, and was wounded on the same day that brother Clement was killed [3rd May 1917]

The family lived at

  • 53 Upper Lane, Northowram [1891]
  • 5 Casson Fold, Halifax [1901]

Holroyd, Ben
[1894-1934] Or Holroyde. Son of John William Holroyd.

He was a twiner piecer [1911].

On 17th February 1912, he married Nellie Lyons [1894-1957] at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge.

Children:

  1. George

Holroyd, Benjamin
[1???-1???] Churchwarden for Stainland at Elland Church

Holroyd, Benjamin
[16??-1???] Extended Lower Cockcroft Hall, Rishworth in 1680

Holroyd, Benjamin
[1689-1755] Son of Joseph Holroyd.

He was apprenticed to Elkanah Hoyle of Swift Place, Soyland to learn production of shalloons & other stuff goods.

He married Mary Wood.


Mary, of Baitings, Soyland was the daughter of Jeremiah Wood
 

Children:

  1. Michael
  2. Elkanah
  3. Jeremiah
  4. Damaris [1726-1797] who married Thomas Milne
  5. Susannah / Susan
  6. Mary [b 1731] who married Daniel Dyson

The family lived at Wood Lane Hall, Sowerby [from about 1720]

Holroyd, Benjamin
[17??-1???] Son of Michael Holroyd

He was a stuffmaker of Warley [1779].

On 16th December 1779, he married Sarah, widow of Richard Kershaw.

Children:

  1. Kershaw

Holroyd, Benjamin
[17??-1???] He married Martha Wadsworth.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Benjamin

Holroyd, Benjamin
[17??-1???] Landlord of the Boar's Head Hotel, Halifax [1800?].

He married Unknown.

He was dead by 6th February 1805, when his widow married Mr Brooke of Southowram.

In 1822, a Sarah Brooke was landlady at the Boar's Head


Question: Does anyone know whether Sarah was the former Mrs Holroyd?

 

Holroyd, Benjamin
[17??-18??] He was appointed Surveyor of the Highways for Stainland [1835]. He was on the committee of the Huddersfield & Liverpool Direct Railway Company [1845].

He lived at White House, Stainland [1845]

Holroyd, Benjamin
[17??-18??] He was a comber of Barkisland.

He married Monimia.

Children:

  1. Benjamin
  2. Hannah who married Mr Tattersall

Holroyd, Benjamin
[1764-1828] Son of Benjamin Holroyd.

Baptised at Elland Church [29 Jun 1764].

He is mentioned in the Memorials at Providence Chapel, Stainland

Holroyd, Benjamin
[1778-18??] He was a butcher [1841] / a farmer [1851].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Betty
  2. Mary

The family lived at Royd, Stainland [1851].

Living with the widowed Benjamin and his daughters in 1851, was son-in-law Joseph

Holroyd, Benjamin
[1790-18??] He was a woolcomber at Barkisland [1841].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Mary
  2. Charlotte
  3. Samuel

The family lived at Green Gatehead, Stainland [1851].

Benjamin was widowed by 1851

Holroyd, Benjamin
[1793-18??] Born in Stainland.

He was an annuitant [1851] / a landed proprietor [1861].

He married Hannah [1798-18??]


Hannah was born in Elland, and was a proprietor of houses [1861]
 

The family lived at

  • Stainland [1851]
  • 411 Stainland Town [1861]

Living with them [in 1861] was unmarried niece Martha Holroyd [aged 34] (fund holder) 

Holroyd, Benjamin
[1807-1888] Born in Rishworth.

He was a farmer at Higher Wormald, Rishworth.

On 27th June 1935, he married Sarah Hill [1817-1887] at St Chad's Church, Rochdale.

Children:

  1. Hannah [b 1836]
  2. David [1838-1916]
  3. George [1841-1910]
  4. James [1843-1913]
  5. John [1849-1873]
  6. Benjamin [1851-1851]
  7. Thomas [1854-1863]
  8. Abraham [1855-1917]
  9. Edward [1860-1901]

He died at Higher Wormald [20th October 1888].

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £1,020.

His will was proved by his sons Edward (of Higher Wormald Farm) and James (of New Barn Farm) 

Holroyd, Benjamin
[1822-1892] Son of Benjamin Holroyd.

Born in Barkisland.

Baptised at Ripponden Church [7th April 1822]

He served with the Green Howards and later with the Coldstream Guards.

He retired from the army, and was a Chelsea Pensioner/Outpatient [1869, 1871] He received a pension of 1/- per day. He went to live at Barkisland

He was living at Bank Bottom, the home of his widowed sister Hannah Tattersall [1871]. He was a farm labourer living at Bank Bottom [1881]

Holroyd, Benjamin
[1869-1945] Son of William Holroyd, butcher.

Born in Ripponden.

He was a butcher of Ripponden [1892] / a butcher [1901] / a butcher & farmer [1911].

In 1892, he married Pamelia Ainley [1866-1950] at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden.


Pamelia was born in Ripponden, the daughter of George Ainley, mason
 

Children:

  1. Roland [b 1893] who was a butcher farmer assistant [1911]
  2. Arthur
  3. George William [b 1897] who was a plumber [1945]
  4. Walter Cyril [b 1900] who was a butcher [1945]
  5. Lilian Victoria [b 1902] who never married
  6. John Maurice [b 1910] who was a draughtsman [1950]

The children were born in Barkisland

The family lived at

  • Bank Bottom, Barkisland [1901, 1911]
  • Highfield Bank, Bank Bottom, Barkisland [1945]
  • Highfield, Ripponden [1950]

Benjamin died 15th December 1945.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £4,186 5/3d.

Probate was granted to his widow Pamelia and sons George William & Walter Cyril.

Pamelia died 9th January 1950.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £1,999 10/-.

Probate was granted to children Lilian Victoria and John Maurice

Holroyd, Charles Edward
[1844-1887] Son of John Holroyd.

Born at Ashgrove, Southowram.

He was a warehouseman (general) [1871].

In 1866, he married Ann Gill in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Thomas Thomson [b 1867] who was a worsted mill hand [1881]
  2. William [b 1870]
  3. John Gill [1872-1908]

The family lived at

  • 2 Green Terrace Square, Skircoat [1871]
  • 4 Stanley Street, Ovenden [1881]
  • Holmfield, Halifax [1887]
  • 4 Stanley Street, Holmfield, Halifax [1923]

Living with them [in 1871] was sister-in-law Selina Gill and her daughter Annie E. Gill.

Living with them in 1881 was niece Annie E. Gill [aged 10] (worsted mill hand).

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Pellon

Holroyd, Clement
[1888-19??] Son of Edwin Jowett Holroyd.

He was a school teacher [1911].

He was private secretary to the Rt. Hon. J. H. Whitley MP.

His brother Clifford succeeded Clement in the post

Holroyd, Clement
[1888-1917] Son of Aspinall Holroyd.

Born in Northowram.

He was a beamer of 39 Hough, Northowram [1910] / a warp beamer at carpet manufacturer [1911] / employed by Crossley's.

In 1910, he married Isabella Wood [1890-19??] at St Thomas's Church, Claremount.


Isabella, of 7 Lister Road, Claremount, Halifax, was born in South Shields, Durham, the daughter of John Thomas Wood, joiner.

She was a twiner piecer for cotton spinner [1911]

 

Children:

  1. Ina [b 1912]
  2. Mary I [b 1913]
  3. Annie [b 1915]

The family lived at

  • 37 Mason Street, Range Bank, Halifax [1911]
  • 6 Windmill Hill, Northowram

During World War I, he enlisted [June 1916], and served as a Private with the 8th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment.

He was killed in action at Bullecourt [3rd May 1917] (aged 29).

His brother Walter was wounded on the same day.

Clement is remembered on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Saint Matthew's Church, Northowram, and on the Memorial at Crossley's Carpets

Holroyd, Clement
[1892-1915] Son of Tom Holroyd.

Born in Halifax [15th March 1892].

He was a career serviceman.

In 1911, he was stationed at No 9 Dock, HM Dockyard, Devonport, working as a telegraphist.

During World War I, he served as a Leading Seaman with the Anson Bn RN Div. Royal Navy.

He was killed in action at Gallipoli [3rd May 1915].

He is remembered on the Helles Memorial [1 & 2]

Holroyd, Clifford
[1892-1917] Son of Edwin Jowett Holroyd.

Born in Halifax.

He was a member of Park Congregational Church, Halifax & Sunday School / educated at Halifax Secondary School & Heath Grammar School / a member of the R. E. S. Gymnasium / a student in the teaching profession at Borough Road Training College, Isleworth, Brentford, Middlesex [1911] / a student at London University.

After gaining his degree at London University, he took a postgraduate course at the University of Paris, and became Modern Language Master at Wellington High School. He returned to Halifax and succeeded his brother Clement, to become Private Secretary to the Rt. Hon. J. H. Whitley MP.

During World War I, he served as a 2nd Lieutenant with the 2nd/6th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was reported missing and assumed to have died somewhere in France [3rd May 1917] (aged 25).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial [6], on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Halifax Secondary School, on the Memorial at Heath Grammar School, and on the Memorial at Park Congregational Church

Holroyd, Cyril
[1894-1918] Son of John Holroyd.

In 1916, he married Emily Greenwood

During World War I, he served as a Gunner with the 146th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery.

He was killed in action on the Somme [6th August 1918].

He was buried at Bresle Wood Cemetery there. He was reburied at Ribemont Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme [grave II.G.3] after the end of the war.

There is a memorial to him in Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3320]

Holroyd, Daniel
[1???-1832] He was drinking at the New Inn, Ripponden with a group of other workmen. A quarrel broke out and George Kershaw struck Holroyd with such force that Holroyd died instantly. Kershaw was found guilty of manslaughter at York Assizes, by
giving him a blow in a public house, whilst in liquor

Holroyd, David
[1834-1880] Son of Isaac Holroyd.

Born in Greetland.

He was a handloom weaver [1851] / a woollen weaver [1861] / innkeeper of the Spring Rock, Greetland and a farmer of 10 acres [1871] / Friendly Inn, Fixby [1880].

On 3rd January 1860, he married Mary [1829-1???], born in Greetland, daughter of Mary & James Ellis, at Elland Parish Church.

They had no children

The family lived at Crowtrees Place, Greetland [1861].

He died at the Friendly Inn, Fixby [30th May 1880]. Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £100. Probate was granted to his wife Mary.

After his death, Mary took over as innkeeper at the Friendly Inn, Fixby [1881]

Holroyd, David Mitchell
[1811-1863] Son of Joseph Holroyd.

Born in Greetland.

He was a mason [1841, 1846] / a stonemason [1851, 1861].

On 22nd February, he married (1) Mary Brearley [1818-18??] at Halifax Parish Church


Mary, of Warley, was the daughter of joiner Benjamin Brearley
 

Children:

  1. Ellen [b 1849]
  2. Benjamin Brearley [b 1850]

On 26th February 1854, he married (2) Sarah Ann Hall.


Sarah Ann was the daughter of labourer John Hall of Warley
 

Children:

  1. Thomas H Hall [b 1851] – born out of wedlock
  2. Sarah [b 1855]
  3. Joseph [b 1857]
  4. Richard [b 1859]
  5. Mary [b 1860]

The family lived at

  • Black Horse Yard, Stainland [1851]
  • Black Horse Fold, Stainland [1861]

Holroyd, Edward
[1822-1???] Born in Rishworth.

He was toll bar keeper at the Bar House, between Watty Place and Gauxholme [1861].


Question: Does anyone know which toll house this would have been?

 

He married Ann Sutcliffe? [1825-1???].


Ann was born in Midgelden, Lancashire
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1855]

Holroyd, Edward
[1884-1916] Son of Thomas Holroyd.

He was a cotton twiner [1901] / a postman / a teamer for grocer [1911] / a drayman for Thomas Briggs, grocer at Post Office, Stainland.

During World War I, he served as a Gunner with the 124th Heavy Battery Royal Garrison Artillery.

He was sent to France.

He sustained a wound in the shoulder and chest which penetrated his lung [8th September 1916]; he died [18th September 1916] (aged 32).

He was buried at the La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie [II F 5]

Holroyd, Edward Kershaw
[1820-1861] Son of Kershaw Holroyd.

Baptised at Pellon Lane Particular Baptist Church, Halifax [15th February 1820].

He was a woollen merchant in Nottingham [1851, 1861] / a woollen draper in Nottingham [1856] / Overseer for St Peter district of Nottingham [1856] / a woollen merchant [1861].

In 1850, he married Mrs Mary Ann Deverill [1821-1???] in Nottingham. Mary Ann had 3 daughter by her previous marriage.

The family lived at 14 South Parade, Nottingham [1861].

He died at South Parade, Nottingham [14th November 1861] and was buried at Holy Trinity Church, Nottingham

Holroyd, Edwin
[1855-1914] Cricketer.

Son of Susannah & James Holdroyd.

The family were born and lived in Halifax. They had moved to Spotland, Rochdale by 1861

He played for Lancashire and Rochdale.

In 1889, he married Jane Parkinson in Rochdale.

Children:

  1. Mabel Alice [b 1890]
  2. Nora [b 1891]
  3. James Henry [b 1892]
  4. Doris [b 1898]

He died in Rochdale

Holroyd, Edwin Jowett
[1859-19??] Born in Queensbury.

He was a brass finisher [1891] / a brass tap finisher [1901] / a brass finisher [1911].

In 1883, he married Martha Greenwood [1864-19??].


Martha was born in Thornton
 

Children:

  1. Blanche [b 1885] who was a pupil teacher [1901], a school teacher [1911]
  2. Clement
  3. Clifford

The family lived at

  • 131 Lister Lane, Halifax [1891]
  • 23 Cromwell Street, Halifax [1901, 1911]

Holroyd, Elijah
[1???-1843] In March 1844, Joseph Noble was charged with the manslaughter of Holroyd, and transported for 15 years

Holroyd, Elkanah
[17??-18??] Of Halifax.

The Pudsey supplementary militia records [1809] show that he was paid a bounty of £5 10/- as a substitute for one William Threapleton

Holroyd, Elkanah
[1722-1803] Of Wood Lane Hall.

Son of Benjamin Holroyd.

He and brother Jeremiah added an e to their surname as someone was encroaching on their manufacturing market.

He married Martha Tattersall.


Martha was the daughter of Richard Tattersall
 

Children:

  1. George who died aged 1 month and was buried [4th December 1760] at Sowerby Church
  2. Susannah [b 1762] who married James Moore
  3. Martha [b 1766] who became the second wife of Samuel Smith of Manchester
  4. Mary [1768-1791] who never married
  5. Jeremiah [b 1770] who died in infancy and was buried [23rd April 1770] at Sowerby Church
  6. James
  7. Elkanah

The family lived at Brockholes [1803].

Members of the family were buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby: Elkanah [28th May 1803]

Holroyd, Ernest
[1873-1947] Born in Barkisland.

He was a farmer [1911].

On 29th April 1896, he married Annie Priestley [1875-1948] at Halifax Parish Church.


Annie was born in Todmorden
 

Children:

  1. Emily Florence [b 1896] who was a cotton doubler [1911] and emigrated to Australia [9th February 1928]
  2. Robert Henry
  3. Lucetta [1901-1957]
  4. Mary Louisa [b 1903]
  5. Albert Edward [1905-1971] who was a farmer [1947, 1948]
  6. Frances [b 1908]
  7. Ernest [b 1910]
  8. Violetta [1915-1979]
  9. Fred

The children were born in Barkisland.

The family lived at

Living with them in 1911 was Annie's sister Florence Priestley [b 1878] (cotton warper).

Ernest died 9th October 1947.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £4,092 5/6d.

Administration was granted to son Albert Edward, and Barton Ernest Holroyd (farmer).

Annie died 8th April 1948.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £1,586 17/5d.

Administration was granted to son Albert Edward, and Barton Ernest Holroyd (farmer).

Ernest & Annie were buried at Christ Church, Barkisland [Grave 855].

Son Robert Henry was reported missing in World War I, and son Fred died of wounds received in World War II, both are remembered on their parents' grave

Holroyd, Ernest
[1907-1995] Son of Jackson Holroyd.

He lived at Greystones, Farm Luddendenfoot [1924].

In 1929, he married Ivy Butterworth [1907-1997] at the National Spiritualist Progressive Church, Sowerby Bridge.


Ivy and Ernest were second cousins through Juliana Jackson
 

Ernest was a draughtsman and later moved to Bristol where he worked on the design of Concorde

Holroyd, Exley
[1923-1944] Son of Annie & Walter Holroyd of Brighouse.

During World War II, he served as a Gunner with 7 Field Regiment Royal Artillery.

He died 26th June 1944 (aged 21).

He was buried at the Ranville War Cemetery [I F 19]

Holroyd, Fred
[1917-1941] Son of Ernest Holroyd.

Born in Barkisland.

During World War II, he served as a Stoker with the Royal Naval Patrol Service aboard HM Trawler Tourmaline.

He died of wounds [16th February 1941] (aged 24).

He is remembered on Barkisland War Memorial.

His brother Robert Henry was reported missing in World War I, both are remembered on their parents' grave at Christ Church, Barkisland

Holroyd, Frederick
[1869-1954] JP.

Son of Richard Holroyd.

He was founder of R. & J. Holroyd Limited / Chairman of Elland Urban District Council

In 1927, he received the Grand Cordon of the Nile from King Fuad of Egypt for his work in the cotton trade

In 1899, he married Alice SWIRES [1873-19??], daughter of Sarah & Samuel Swires, maltster of Cleckheaton.

Children:

  1. Richard [b 1901]
  2. Mary [b 1904]

The family lived at

Holroyd, Friend Henry
[1879-1918] Illegitimate son of Harriet Holroyd [1855-1911] from Longwood.

Born in Elland.

He was a labourer in a stone quarry [1901].

In 1901, he married Amelia Horsfield in Halifax.


Amelia was born in Brearley
 

Children:

  1. Miriam [b 1902]

After the death of his mother [1911], Friend & Amelia moved to his mother's home at 2 Princess Street, Elland.

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

He died 19th May 1918 (aged 39).

He was buried at Blackley Baptist Graveyard [B 328].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial

Holroyd, George
[15??-16??] Owned Upper Cockcroft Hall, Rishworth

Holroyd, George
[18??-1???] He was innkeeper (possibly) at the Shoulder of Mutton, Northowram.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Aspinall

Holroyd, George
[1828-1???] Born in Rishworth.

He was a cotton operative [1871] / a cotton spinner [1881].

He married Susey [1827-1???].


Susey was born in Barkisland
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [b 1852] who was a cotton operative [1871]
  2. John William
  3. Joe [b 1857] who was a cotton spinner [1881]

The family lived at

  • Slithers Bottom Mill, Rishworth [1871]
  • Lower Goat House, Rishworth [1881]

Living with them [in 1881] was granddaughter Hannah Holroyd [b  1877]

Holroyd, George
[1839-1???] Born in Barkisland.

He was a stone mason [1881].

He married Mary [1840-1???].


Mary was born in Barkisland
 

Children:

  1. Menimiea [b 1862] who was a mill hand [1881] and married Charles Shaw
  2. Ben [b 1864] who was a rivetter (boiler maker) [1881]
  3. Charlotte [b 1865] who was a mill hand [1881]
  4. John [b 1868] who was a mill hand [1881]
  5. William [b 1869]
  6. Dennis [b 1872]
  7. Harry [b 1873]
  8. Gertrude [b 1875]
  9. Emily [b 1877]
  10. Ethel [b 1878]
  11. Lilian [b 1880]

The family lived at Thomas Street, Stainland [1881]

Holroyd, George
[1893-1917] Son of Sykes Holroyd.

He was a paper machinist [1911] / employed by Ryburndale Paper Mills / a member of Rishworth Particular Baptist Sunday School.

During World War I, he enlisted [October 1914], and served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He went to the Dardanelles, but came away with fever 10 days before the evacuation. He was hospitalised and sent to France [November 1916].

He died 11th April 1917.

He was buried at the Level Crossing Cemetery, Fampoux [I A 73].

He is remembered on Ripponden War Memorial

He is remembered on the Roll of Honour at Rishworth Particular Baptist Sunday School

Holroyd, George
[1912-1944] Son of Ben Holroyd.

Born at Dearnley's Yard, Sowerby Bridge [11th July 1912].

He was educated at Greetland Council School [until 1926] / a gas fitter with the Elland cum Greetland Gas Corporation.

On 23rd July 1932, he married Mary Agnes Merrick.


Mary Agnes was the daughter of Patrick Merrick
 

Children:

  1. Terence [25 July 1933-22 August 2015]
  2. Sheila [b 16 August 1935]
  3. Maureen [1 September 1936-2003]
  4. Anthony [b 11 August 1938]

The family lived in Greetland.

During World War II, he enlisted into the Royal Air Force [Halifax 7th May 1940], and served as a Corporal / Fitter with 267 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

From 1941 he served overseas, initially in Heliopolis & Egypt, and [from 1943] he served with the Balkan Air Force in Bari, Italy, flying Douglas Dakotas.

He was killed in action [16th July 1944] (aged 32), when the aircraft in which he was travelling crash-landed in the mountains of Croatia.

He was buried at the Belgrade War Cemetery [10 B 2-9].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Clay House, Greetland

Holroyd, George Selwyn
[1890-1918] Son of Minnie & Albert Holroyd of Kirkhamgate, Wakefield.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment.

He was killed in action in France / Flanders [22nd March 1918] (aged 27).

He is remembered on the Pozières Memorial [27 & 28]

Holroyd, Gilbert
[1???-19??] Local man who wrote articles on Halifax Town football for the Halifax Courier

Holroyd, Grace
[1758-1???] Daughter of Jeremiah Holroyd.

In his Milne Memoirs, John Cartwright records that

when Grace was about 24, she was very badly disfigured when her clothes caught fire.

He goes on to say she married not very long after – and that the bride persuaded [Cartwright] to be the bridegroom's man at the wedding – a man he had never even seen before!

Around 1782, she married William Rushworth.

She was buried at Coley Church [7th July 1790]

Holroyd, Hall Hepworth
[1891-1915] Born Hall Hepworth in Elland [Q4 1891], illegitimate son of Ellen Hepworth [1873-1941]


In 1896, Ellen married
John Edward Holroyd, who was possibly Hall's father.

Hall is recorded as John Edward's son on all censuses after the marriage of Ellen and John Edward in 1896

 

He was a player with Elland Wanderers Football Club / a moulder working for Dempster's [1911].

During World War I, he enlisted [September 1914], and served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

On 6th June 1915, he was at the Front in Fleurbaix sector, and just about to fire, when he was shot by a German sniper, the bullet piercing his head. He died immediately.

He was buried at the Y Farm Military Cemetery, Bois-Grenier [D 43].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial, on the Memorial at All Saints' Church, Elland, and on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Elland

Holroyd, Harold
[1893-1917] He was a member of Mount Zion Sunday School, Ogden / a member of Halifax Harriers / an overlooker for J. & J. Baldwin & Partners Limited.

He lived at 26 Pear Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted [May 1916], and served as a Gunner with 130 Howitzer Battery with the 40th Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He was killed accidentally [15th March 1917] (aged 24).

He was buried at the Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras, France.

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

Holroyd, Harry
[1897-1916] Son of John William Holroyd.

Born in Barkisland.

He was a twiner piecer [1911] / employed by Hoyle & Company at Victoria Mills, Brighouse.

During World War I, he enlisted in Halifax as soon as he was old enough [November 1915], and served as a Rifleman with the 18th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died [15th September 1916].

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial [13A & 13B], and on Ripponden War Memorial

Holroyd, Henry
[1828-1866] Landlord of the Sun Inn, Rastrick [1861].

He married Martha.

Children:

  1. George
  2. Mary Hannah

Holroyd, Howarth
[1806-1887] He was a grocer in Elland. He married Charlotte Mellor.

Children:

  1. Richard
  2. Joseph

Holroyd, Isaac
[1???-17??] He lived at Shepherd House, Lower Warley [1740]

Holroyd, Isaac
[16??-1???]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Thomas
  2. Mary [16??-1733] who married Rev William Sunderland

Holroyd, Isaac
[1819-18??] Son of spinster Elizabeth Holroyd.

Baptised 24th October 1819.

He was stonemason [1851, 1861, 1871].

Methodist services were held at his home in Norland before the construction of Mount Zion Primitive Methodist Chapel, Norland in 1863.

In 1840, he married Elizabeth Carlton [1822-1???].

Children:

  1. Joseph Henry [1841-1842]
  2. Phebe [b 1842]
  3. Mary Ann [b 1849]
  4. Frances [b 1851]
  5. Elizabeth [b 1857]
  6. Emma [b 1859]
  7. Clara [b 1863]

The family lived at

  • 4 Church Yard, Halifax [1851]
  • Garden Street, Northowram [1861, 1871]

Holroyd, Isaac Henry
[1889-1918] Son of Eliza & Joseph Holroyd of 26 Harold View, Burley Fields, Leeds.

Born in Stainland.

During World War I, he served as a Corporal with the 2nd/7th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died 11th February 1918 (aged 29).

He was buried at the Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension [III C 20]

Holroyd, Jackson
[1877-1952] AMIMechE.

Son of Joseph Holroyd.

Born in Hopton, Mirfield [9th September 1877].

He was a machine oiler [1891] / a machine tool draughtsman, [1901] / MD of James Whiteley Limited at Eagle Works, Well Lane, Halifax [1901] / technical officer at the War Office / a member of the Probity [No 61] Masonic Lodge.

On 25th May 1901, Juliana Jackson in Halifax.


Juliana's parents died when she was young. In 1891, she was living with an aunt Margaret Ann Butterworth, her legal guardian
 

Children:

  1. son
  2. Ronald [1905-1924]
  3. Ernest

They lived at

  • Woodseats, Sheffield, [1907]
  • 103 Athol Mount, Ovenden [1911]
  • Dyehouse, Luddendenfoot [1924]
  • Austerity, 37 Newstead Place, Halifax [1952]

Jackson died 10th December 1952.

He was buried at Warley Town Cemetery [13th December 1952].

Juliana died at her son's home in Bristol [7th June 1954].

She was buried at Warley Town Cemetery

Holroyd, James
[1771-1848] Or Holroyde.

Son of Elkanah Holroyd.

Woollen and cotton manufacturer of Wood Lane Hall, Sowerby.

He moved to 1 Aked's Road, Halifax.

In 1797, he married Jane Ferguson [1773-1835].

Children:

  1. William
  2. James
  3. John [b 1806] who was a solicitor [1851]
  4. Jane [1807] who died aged 1 month

Members of the family were buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby

Holroyd, James
[1784-1867] He was a butcher [1841, 1851, 1861].

On 27th December 1806, he married Hannah Rainforth [1787-1861] at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. John [b 1807]
  2. Hannah [b 1809]
  3. Richard
  4. James [b 1815]
  5. Benjamin [b 1817]
  6. Maria [1819-1834]
  7. Joseph
  8. Mary [1823-1905]
  9. Elizabeth [1825-1861] who married James Clough [1825-1851]
  10. Eliza [b 1828]
  11. Harriet [1830-1899]

The family lived at Barkisland Village [1841, 1851, 1861].

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Barkisland. The grave is alongside that of Richard Henry Holroyd

Holroyd, James
[18??-19??] He lived at Old Hall, Elland [1905]

Holroyd, James
[18??-19??] Manager of the butchery department of Ripponden Co-operative Society Limited [from 1899]. He was there in 1932

Holroyd, Dr James
[1807-1855] FRCS, MRCS, LRCS.

Or Holroyde.

Son of James Holroyd.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a certifying surgeon under the Factory Act / surgeon to the Second West York Yeomanry Cavalry [1845] / a surgeon at the Halifax Infirmary [around 1850].

He lived at

Living with him [in 1851] was his brother John (solicitor) 

Holroyd, James
[1836-1879] Son of Joseph Holroyd.

Of Brow Bridge, West Vale.

He was a cotton spinner [1868] / a cotton piecer [1871] / partner in Holroyd & Fielding.

He married Unknown.

After his death, his widow allowed his share to stay in the partnership

Holroyd, James
[1886-1915] Son of Walter Holroyd.

Born in Todmorden [21st April 1886].

He was a career marine.

In 1911, he was based at the Royal Marine Barracks, Forton, Alverstoke, Hampshire.

In 1914, he married Prudence Annie Helliwell [1887-1950] in Alverstoke


Prudence Annie was born in Todmorden
 

They had no children.

During World War I, he served as a Sergeant with the Royal Marine Light Infantry.

He was killed in action at Gallipoli [6th May 1915].

He is remembered on the Helles Memorial [2-7], and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Holroyd, Rev James Briggs
[1778-1862] Born in Bradford.

He was a supernumerary Methodist minister in Halifax [1855] / minister (possibly) at Shelf Wesleyan Chapel [1861].

He married Unknown.

In 1861, he was widowed and living at Brow Lane, Shelf

Holroyd, Jeremiah
[1724-1801] Of Halifax.

Son of Benjamin Holroyd.

He was a shalloon maker of Kebroyd.

He and brother Elkanah added an e to their surname as someone was encroaching on their manufacturing market.

After the death of Samuel Hill in 1759, Holroyd bought Kebroyd House, Ripponden for £2,000. He lived there until late in life, when he resigned it to his son Robert.

He married Grace Wells [1724-1???].


Grace, of Sowerby Dean, was the daughter of Joseph Wells
 

Children:

  1. James [b 1754] who died in infancy
  2. John [b 1757] who married Miss Holt of Rochdale
  3. Grace
  4. Frances [b 1759] who married Thomas Wright
  5. Henry [b 1760] who married Sarah Waterhouse and had no children
  6. Robert
  7. Mary who married [1804] John Skelton of Leeds (attorney at law) 

He died 2nd February 1801

Holroyd, Joah
[1838-1905] Born in Lepton.

He was a farmer [1891] / landlord of the White Lion, Rastrick [1891, 1897] / landlord of the George & Dragon, Apperley Bridge [1901].

On 10th February 1870, he married Sarah Walton at Kirkheaton.

Children:

  1. Alice [b 1874]
  2. Edgar [b 1876]
  3. Fred [b 1882]
  4. Annie [b 1885]

He died 29th September 1905.

He was buried at Lepton

Holroyd, John
[1???-1???] A cotton manufacturer and merchant.

In 1799, he and John Broadhead built Severhills Mill, Ripponden

Holroyd, John
[16??-1???] Cloth merchant at Triangle.

In 1680, he took over the old corn mill at Kebroyd and converted it to a fulling mill

Holroyd, John
[17??-18??]

Children:

  1. John

In 1792, he and his son built Bogden Mill, Rishworth. They sold it to Robert Brear of Middleton for £1,050

Holroyd, John
[17??-18??] Bookseller with premises in Corn Market, Halifax. The shop had previously been occupied by Thomas Holden and then the Nicholson family. The property was later occupied by Henry Pohlmann

Holroyd, John
[17??-1837] Cotton and fustian manufacturer.

A member of The Holroyd family, he owned much property – including mills – in and around Ripponden.

In 1792, he bought Ryburn House Mill from John Learoyd. He was at Kebroyd Mills [18??] and Small Lees Mill, Ripponden [1805-1837].

The Holroyd Arms, Ripponden was named for the family

Holroyd, John
[1757-1819] Of Stainland.

Son of Benjamin Holroyd.

Baptised at Elland Church [14th December 1757].

He married Mary [1764-1819].

Mary died a month after her husband.

John and Mary are mentioned in the Memorials at Providence Chapel, Stainland

Holroyd, John
[1787-1866] Of Brighouse.

He married Hannah [1788-1862].

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

Holroyd, John
[18??-1???] He married Emily Ann Farrar.


Emily Ann was the daughter of
Henry Farrar
 

Children:

  1. Cyril

Holroyd, John
[18??-18??] Cotton warp maker at Wheatley.

In August 1845, he was declared bankrupt

Holroyd, John
[1811-18??] Born in Soyland.

He was a bookkeeper [1851].

He married Betsey Anne [1810-1???] born in Mirfield.

Children:

  1. Joseph Samuel [b 1835]
  2. Frances Ellen [b 1839]
  3. Louisa Ellen [b 1842]
  4. Charles Edward
  5. Arthur [b 1847]

The family lived at 8 Rochdale Road, Skircoat [1851]

Holroyd, John
[1816-1???] He was Surveyor of the Highways of Rastrick [1840] / a stone merchant [1841].

In 1840, he was charged with

having placed a certain quantity of earth and stones upon the line of the Manchester & Leeds Railway, so as to obstruct the engines and carriages running upon the said railway, and thereby endangering the lives of the persons travelling on the same

His defence was that

at the place where the offence was alleged to have been committed, the Manchester & Leeds Railway Company had no authority, under their acts of Parliament, to construct a railway, there being at that point a deviation from the line set out in those acts of Parliament

He lived at Chapel Street, Rastrick [1841]

Holroyd, John Edward
[1872-1933] Son of Abraham Holroyd, stone dresser.

Born in Elland.

He was a stone dresser of Elland Upper Edge [1896, 1901] / a fried fish and chip potato [1911].

On 10th September 1896, he married Ellen Hepworth [1873-1941] in Elland.


Ellen was born in Lightcliffe, and had an illegitimate son
Hall Hepworth; John Edward Holroyd was possibly the father.

Hall is recorded as John Edward's son on all censuses after the marriage

 

Children:

  1. twins Martha [b 1898]
  2. Eleanor [b 1898]

The family lived at

  • 51 Lower Edge Road, Elland [1901]
  • 76 Langdale Street, Elland [1911]
  • Charles Street, Elland [1915]

Holroyd, John Mason
[1787-1855] He lived at the Manor House, Stainland [1845]. He was on the committee of the Huddersfield & Liverpool Direct Railway Company [1845]$2

Holroyd, John Reginald
[1896-1918] Son of John William Holroyd.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He died 1st October 1918 (aged 22).

He was buried at the Bellicourt British Cemetery [II O 10]

Holroyd, John William
[1854-1927] Or Holroyde.

Son of George Holroyd.

Born in Rishworth.

He was a cotton operative [1871] / a cotton spinner (unemployed) [1881] / a cotton spinner [1891] / a machine minder (cotton mill) [1901] / landlord of the White Swan, Ripponden [1904-1915] / landlord of the Black Horse, Stainland [1916-1924].

On 29th January 1876, he married Betty Barrett [1856-1929] at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Hannah [b 1877] who was a cotton piecer [1891], a cotton card room hand [1901]
  2. Emily [b 1879] who was a cotton piecer [1891], a cotton card room hand [1901]
  3. Lewis [b 1882] who was a cotton piecer [1901]
  4. Sarah Ann [b 1884] who was a cotton piecer [1901]
  5. Ada [b 1886] who was a cotton card room hand [1901, 1911]
  6. Sam [b 1889] who was a cotton spinning piecer [1901, 1911]
  7. Nancy / Lena [b 1891] who was a card room worker [1911]
  8. Ben
  9. Harry

The family lived at

  • 3 Back Dyson Lane, Soyland [1881]
  • Slitheroe Bridge, Stones Terrace, Soyland [1891]
  • Ellis Bottom, Barkisland [1901]

Holroyd, John William
[1865-1920] Born in Stainland.

He was a joiner & builder.

In 1886, he married Annie Edwards in Halifax.

Children:

  1. George Frederick [1887-1951]
  2. Alice Mildred [1888-1898]
  3. Albert Edward [1890-1956]
  4. Thomas Clement [1892-1972]
  5. John Reginald
  6. Sam Clifford [1900-1951]
  7. Kathleen [b 1905]

The children were born in Stainland.

The family lived at

  • Stainland Road, Holywell Green [1891]
  • New Road, Holywell Green [1901, 1911]
  • Thomas Street, Holywell Green [1917]

Holroyd, Joseph
[1???-1???] Son of Howarth Holroyd.

He was a cotton spinner [1871, 1881]

Holroyd, Joseph
[16??-17??] He was Constable of Northowram [1707]

Holroyd, Joseph
[16??-1716] Of Sowerby Dean.

The Northowram Register records that


[he] was riding from Halifax on 25th March about one o'clock on Lord's Day morning, fell off his horse below King Cross and was taken up dead
 

Holroyd, Joseph
[1665-1???] Of Rishworth.

His family came from Cockroft in Rishworth.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Benjamin
  2. John [b 1691]
  3. Isaac [b 1692]
  4. Joseph [b 1693]
  5. Mercy [b 1697]
  6. Hanna [b 1699]

The children were baptised at All Souls Church

Holroyd, Joseph
[1668-1762] Son of Mr Holroyd, and brother of Elizabeth Holroyd who married Samuel Hill.

Baptised at Elland Parish Church.

He was a cloth factor.

He sold local cloth to agents in London and on the continent. He travelled in the Low Countries and went to live in Holland. During his absence, his assistant Thomas Martin carried on the business in Halifax.

Heaton estimates that around 1705, he had an annual turnover of £30,000.


Question: I suspect that I have confused the details of this man with those of Joseph Holroyd. Can anyone help me sort out the two men?

 

Holroyd, Joseph
[17??-18??] Alias Carter.

A Luddite.

In 1813, he, Joseph Crowther, James Hey and Nathan Hoyle, were convicted of robbing a dwelling house, and putting the persons therein in great fear.

Holroyd later turned King's Evidence against the other 3 men, who were then executed [16th January 1813].

Holroyd, Joseph
[17??-1805] Farmer and handloom weaver.

He was a cloth factor and occupied Room 29 on the Colonnade of the Piece Hall [1787].

He lived at Holroyd House, Priestley Green.

He died at Brigg, Lincolnshire [March 1805]


Question: I suspect that I have confused the details of this man with those of Joseph Holroyd. Can anyone help me sort out the two men?

 

Holroyd, Joseph
[1775-18??] He was a butcher at Greetland [1804] / a butcher at Elland [1823] / a butcher at Lindwell [1841] / a butcher at [1849].

He married Mary Brook [1783-18??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary came from Greetland
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1805]
  2. Benjamin [b 1807]
  3. Ann [b 1808]
  4. David Mitchell
  5. Joseph
  6. Ellen [b 1816]
  7. Mary [b 1819] who was a woollen warper [1841]
  8. Samuel [b 1823] who was a woollen spinner [1841]

All the children were baptised at Greetland Wesleyan Chapel.

The family lived at

Holroyd, Joseph
[1795-1870] Of Halifax.

He died 1st December 1870 (aged 75).

He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 323] with John Wilson Paskins

Holroyd, Joseph
[18??-1???] On 15th May 1875, he married Louisa Taylor [1851-1???] at St Mary's Church, Mirfield.


Louisa was born [25th January 1851] in Thornhill Briggs, Brighouse, she was illegitimate
 

Children:

  1. child
  2. Jackson
  3. child
  4. child
  5. child
  6. child
  7. child

The family lived at

  • 39 Chadwick Fold, Mirfield [1851]
  • Obelisk Road, Clifton, Brighouse [1861]
  • 8 Lower Row, Mirfield [1871]
  • Woodlands, Rastrick [1881]
  • 1 Arnold Street, Sowerby Bridge, Halifax [1891]
  • 8 Peel Street, Sowerby Bridge [1901, 1911]

Louisa died in Crewe [7th November 1928].

She was buried at Warley Town Cemetery [10th November 1928]

Joseph died Fairfield House, Keighley Road, Ovenden [28th May 1916].

He was buried at Warley Town Cemetery

Holroyd, Joseph
[18??-1855] Of Sowerby.

During the campaigns of 1854 and 1855, in the Crimea War, he served with the Royal Marines.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Crimea Memorial in Sowerby Church

Holroyd, Joseph
[1810-1853] He was a cotton spinner [1871].

He married Mary Pogson [1813-1???].

Children:

  1. James
  2. Sarah [1838-1???] who was a cotton winder [1871] and married David Fielding
  3. William
  4. Martha [b 1846]

The family lived at 9 & 10 Royd Lane, Soyland [1871].

Joseph was dead by 1861.

After his death, Mary married James Blackburn

Holroyd, Joseph
[1814-1880] Son of Joseph Holroyd.

Born in Greetland.

He was a cloth dresser [1841, 1849] / a butcher [1861] / landlord of the Black Horse, Stainland [1851, 1861, 1871].

On 13th April 1849, he married Mary Ann Crossland [1823-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [b 1849]
  2. John [b 1850] who was a Theology student at Durham University [1881]
  3. Elizabeth [b 1852]
  4. James [b 1856] who was a paper maker of Hartplatts, Stainland [1880]
  5. Joseph [b 1858] who was a cotton spinner at Coldwells Hill [1880, 1881]
  6. Samuel [b 1861]
  7. Isaac [b 1863]

Living with them [in 1851] & 1861, was brother Samuel.

He died at Coldwells Hill [29th December 1880].

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at under £200.

His will was proved by his sons Joseph and James

Holroyd, Joseph
[1821-1887] Son of James Holroyd.

He was a farmer [1851] / innkeeper of the Griffin, Barkisland [1851, 1853].

In 1864, he married Ann.


Ann was the widow of his older brother Richard
 

Children:

The family lived at Nolsons Farm, Barkisland [1887].

He died at Nolsons Farm, Barkisland [26th April 1887]

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £75 3/10d.

His will was proved by his nephew John Holroyd and James Howard Stott.

He was buried at Christ Church, Barkisland. The grave is alongside that of Richard Henry Holroyd

Holroyd, Joseph
[1846-1???] Born in Sowerby.

He was a blacksmith [1876] / innkeeper at the Sportsman, Sowerby Bridge [1881].

On 14th May 1876, he married Martha, widow of Solomon Lumb, at Halifax Parish Church

Holroyd, Joshua
[17??-1???] He was Master at Rastrick Grammar School [1777-1792] / clerk to the township of Rastrick

Holroyd, Kershaw
[1785-1868] From Warley.

Son of Benjamin Holroyd.

Baptised at Luddenden Church [7th June 1785].

He was a saddler at Southgate [1822], 3 Southgate [1829] / a saddler [1813, 1841] / a gentleman [1851, 1860] / a saddler [1861].

On 7th February 1813, he married Hannah Hepworth [1791-18??], born in Halifax, at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Benjamin William [bapt 1815] who was a woolstapler [1841]
  2. Henry [bapt 1817]
  3. Thomas
  4. Edward Kershaw
  5. Eliza Hannah [bapt 1821] who married [1846] draper John Barker of Birmingham, at Halifax
  6. Michael John [bapt 1824]
  7. Clement [bapt 1826]
  8. Joseph [bapt 1827]
  9. Catharine [bapt 1831-1878]
  10. son

The children were baptised at Pellon Lane Particular Baptist Church, Halifax

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1851] was grandson Harry Herbert Holroyd [aged 4] born Halifax

Holroyd, Levi
[1855-1918] A labourer at the Brookfoot Dye Works of Thornton, Hannam & Marshall.

He lived at 24 Albion Street, Brighouse.

He was killed by a boiler explosion at the Works [6th November 1918]

Holroyd, Lewis
[1888-1918] Son of Rowland Holroyd.

Born in Stainland.

He was a cotton twiner [1901].

He married Unknown.

During World War I, he served as a Gunner with the 355th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery.

He died 23rd October 1918.

He was buried at the Vis-En-Artois British Cemetery, Haucourt [3], on Elland War Memorial, on the Memorial at Blackley Particular Baptist Church, and on the Memorial at Jagger Green Baptist Sunday School, Holywell Green

Holroyd, Rev Mark
[17??-18??] Minister at Wainsgate Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge [1810]. He resigned in 1835. He emigrated to America

Holroyd, Mary Ann
[1828-1899] Daughter of Mary Stocks [1789-18??] & John Holroyd [1798-18??].

She had a number of illegitimate children:

  1. William Henry Holroyd [b Birchencliffe 1847]
  2. John Holroyd [b 1849]
  3. Samuel Holroyd [b 1851]
  4. Thomas
  5. Hard Holroyd [b 1859] who later took the surname of his father Enos Craven [b Lindley 1807]

Thomas was the only son to retain the surname Holroyde.

The family lived at

  • Upper Edge, Elland [from 1861 onwards]
  • 31 Banks End Road, Elland (opposite the Rock Tavern

Later, Mary Ann married 3 times:

In [Q2] 1862, she married (1) Enos Craven [1807-1879] in Huddersfield.

In [Q1] 1882, she married (2) Charles Exley in Huddersfield.

In [Q3] 1894, she married (3) John Exley in Huddersfield.

She died in Kirkburton [5th February 1899]

Holroyd, Mary Sutcliffe
[1818-18??] Daughter of Hannah (née Hebden) & Richard Holroyd of Halifax.

Baptised at Sion Congregational Church, Halifax.

She married (1) Mr Sutcliffe.

She married (2) Matthew Smith

Holroyd, Michael
[1719-1782] Son of Benjamin Holroyd.

In 1746, he married Mary Ramsden of Barkisland.

Children:

  1. Benjamin
  2. daughter
  3. Elizabeth [b 1752] who married Joshua Farrar

The family lived at Magson House, Luddendenfoot

Holroyd, Michael John
[1824-1887] He married Mary Louisa Harbridge in Alcester [Q1 1860].

Children:

  1. Georgina Beatrice [1873-1961] who married John Bairstow

Holroyd, Norman
[1888-1918]

He married Elizabeth.

They lived at

  • 161 Spring Hall Lane, Newstead, Halifax
  • 9 Hadassah Street, Siddal

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 Soltau, Hanover, Germany.

He died 10th August 1918 (aged 30).

He was buried at the Hamburg Cemetery [IV A 11].

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

Holroyd, Norman
[1914-2002] Elland weightlifter.

Son of Miss Ward & Mr Holroyd.

He took part in the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games, lifting in the Featherweight Class

Holroyd, Richard
[17??-18??] He married Ann [17??-18??].

Children:

  1. Uriah

Holroyd, Richard
[17??-18??] Watchmaker and clockmaker at George Street, Halifax [1822, 1829]

Holroyd, Richard
[1812-1850] Or Holroyde, Holdroyd.

Son of James Holroyd.

Baptised at Ripponden [10th January 1813]

He was ag.lab [1841] / a farmer [1848].

He was licensee of the Griffin, Barkisland [some time before 1850], but the licence was removed on account of his bad conduct.

On 31st March 1834, he married Ann Wadsworth [1812-1891] at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Pamela [1835-1890]
  2. James [b 1838]
  3. Emma [b 1840]
  4. John [1843-1897] who was a stone mason [1861]
  5. Elizabeth [b 1848] who was a worsted power loom weaver [1861]
  6. Richard Henry [1848-1881]
  7. Mary Ann [1850-1927] who married James Howard Stott

Pamela was baptised at West Scammonden. All the other children were baptised at Ripponden Church.

Richard was killed at Wakefield Railway Station [20th February 1850]. He had gone to Wakefield cattle market to buy some pigs for his employer, Constable Baxter of Halifax. As he was loading the animals into a railway truck, he crossed the line and was crushed between the buffers of a reversing train. He died later the same day.

He was buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden [26th February 1850].

In August 1850, Ann sought the return of the licence of the Griffin, Barkisland, and promised to keep the Inn in a proper and lawful manner. The Magistrates consented to her request.

In 1864, Ann married Joseph Holroyd, Richard's younger brother

Holroyd, Richard
[1832-1???] Son of Howarth Holroyd.

Born in Elland.

He was cotton spinner employing 649 hands [1871] / cotton spinner employing 154 hands [1881].

In 1868, he married Elizabeth [1831-1???], daughter of Elizabeth Harriet & Daniel Smith.

Children:

  1. Frederick
  2. Charlotte [b 1870]
  3. John Henry [b 1873]
  4. Charles Edward [b 1876]

The family lived at

  • Holy Well Brook, Stainland [1871]
  • Broad Carr, Elland [1881]

Holroyd, Richard
[1836-1???] Born in Norland.

He was an engine tenter in a silk mill [1862].

On 4th January 1862, he married Sarah Ellen Nicholl at Elland Parish Church.


Sarah Ellen was the daughter of
Abraham Nicholl
 

Children:

  1. Hannah [b 1863]
  2. Mary [b 1864]
  3. Sarah [b 1870]
  4. Rachel [b 1876]

Holroyd, Richard
[1848-1922] Son of Uriah Holroyd.

He was a tailor [1871] / a master tailor [1881] / a tailor [1891, 1901]

He moved to Todmorden.

In 1877, he married Jane Graham [1849-1917] in Todmorden.

Children:

  1. John Graham [b 1879]
  2. Mary Ann [b 1882] who married Henry Sutcliffe

The family lived at

  • Patmos [1881]
  • Reheboth Terrace, Todmorden [1891]
  • 149 Halifax Road, Todmorden [1901]

Living with them [in 1881] & 1891 were niece Ada Graham [b  1865] (cotton throstle spinner), and nephews Jeffrey Graham [b  1868] (cotton bobbin doffer) and Thomas Graham [b 1871] (cotton bobbin doffer).

In 1901, they were living with son-in-law Henry Sutcliffe and his wife Mary Ann

The couple were buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone: Richard [7th December 1922]; Jane [12th July 1917]

Holroyd, Richard Henry
[1848-1881] Son of Ann and Richard Holroyd

Born in Barkisland [18th April 1848].

Baptised in the chapelry of Ripponden [27th August 1848].

In 1871, he was living with his widowed mother Ann at the Griffin, Barkisland.

He was an errand boy [1861] / landlord of the Black Horse, Stainland [1874, 1881].

On 5th July 1871, he married Elizabeth Brickles [1851-1888] at Halifax Parish Church.


Elizabeth was born in Helpingham, Lincolnshirei [5th January 1851]. She had a child Emma Whitworth Brickles [father unknown]
 

Children:

  1. Ernest [b 1876]
  2. Esther [b 1878]
  3. Elsie [1880-1882] who was blind from birth, was baptised [27th January 1881] in a private baptism at St Andrew, Stainland and died aged 1 yr 5 month

The family lived at Lane Side, Holywell Green [1888].

He died at the Black Horse [14th November 1881].

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £119 16/6d. Probate was granted to his widow Elizabeth.

After his death, Elizabeth took over as landlady of the Black Horse [1887].

Elizabeth died at Lane Side [25th January 1888].

Probate records show that she left a personal estate valued at £100.

Her will was proved by her executor Thomas Hirst of Spring Terrace, Dog Lane, Stainland (retired farmer) 

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Barkisland. The grave is alongside that of James Holroyd and Joseph Holroyd.

Holroyd, Robert
[17??-18??] Son of Jeremiah Holroyd.

A merchant at Kebroyd. In 1803, he bought Bogden Mill, Rishworth for £2,000. In 1809, he sold it to William Thomas.

He married Mary Rushworth.


Mary was the daughter of Mr Rushworth
 

Children: several.

His father gave him Kebroyd House, Ripponden

Holroyd, Robert Henry
[1898-1918] Son of Ernest Holroyd

Born in Barkisland.

He was a cotton doubler [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 10th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment.

He was killed in action [24th March 1918].

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial [4 & 5], and on Barkisland War Memorial. His brother Fred died of wounds received in World War II, both are remembered on their parents' grave at Christ Church, Barkisland

Holroyd, Rowland
[1850-1889] He was a miner for Waterhouse & Son at Calder Fire Clay Works, Elland.

On 23rd August 1882, he married Elizabeth Tudor [1860-1941] at Halifax Parish Church.


Elizabeth was born in Montgomeryshire, Wales.

The widowed Elizabeth was a charwoman [1891]

 

Children:

  1. Florence [1883-1891]
  2. Johnny [1884-1966] who was a cotton twiner [1901], a cotton twiner piecer [1911]
  3. Lewis

The family lived at Jagger Green, Stainland [1891].

Rowland was killed in a roof fall at Calder Fire Clay Works [24th October 1889].

In 1892, Elizabeth married (2) John Benjamin Smith in Halifax

Holroyd, Stanley
[1894-1918] Son of Edith (née Pearson) & George Holroyd, stone delver.

Born in Rastrick.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry.

He died in France [19th September 1918].

He was buried at the Savy British Cemetery [II A 7]

Holroyd, Sykes
[1863-19??] Son of James Holroyd, spinner.

Born in Soyland.

He was a paper maker of Soyland [1886] / a paper mill labourer [1891] / a paper mill furnace stoker [1901] / a stationary engine tenter at paper mill [1911].

In 1886, he married Charlotte Annie Lamb [1859-19??] at Elland Parish Church.


Charlotte Annie, of Soyland, was born in Barkisland / Dean Head, the daughter of George Lamb, coal merchant
 

Children:

  1. Harold [b 1884] who was a cotton twiner [1901]
  2. James W [b 1887]
  3. Joe [b 1889] who was a half time cotton spinner [1901]
  4. Ruth A [b 1890] who was a paper sorter [1911]
  5. George
  6. Arthur [b 1898] who was a twiner piecer cotton [1911]
  7. Frances Ellen [b 1900]

The family lived at

  • Bottoms, Soyland [1891]
  • 16 Bottoms, Soyland [1901]
  • 16 Lower Swift Place, Ripponden [1911, 1917]

Holroyd, Thomas
[1688-1729] Halifax attorney.

Son of Isaac Holroyd

Holroyd, Thomas
[1781-18??] He was a farmer of Barkisland / a woolcomber [1841].

On 10th November 1817, he married Nancy Wardle.


Nancy [bapt Elland 14th August 1786] of Barkisland, was the daughter of Joshua Wardle
 

Children:

  1. Humphrey [b 1816]
  2. Sarah [1820-1893] who married Samuel Halstead
  3. Mary [b 1821]
  4. Nancy [b 1826] who married Thomas Halstead
  5. Thomas [b 1827]
  6. Nanny [1829-1895] who married Uriah Holroyd
  7. Sally [b 1841]

The 2 daughters – Nancy and Sarah – married 2 Halstead brothers.

The family lived at Higher Top, Barkisland [1841].

Living next door in 1841 was daughter Sarah, her husband Samuel Halstead and Samuel's parents and family

Holroyd, Thomas
[1816-1879] Son of Kershaw Holroyd.

Born in Halifax.

Baptised at Pellon Lane Particular Baptist Church, Halifax [6th January 1817]

He was a woollen draper employing 4 men & 2 boys [1861] / a woollen merchant in Birmingham.

On 2nd July 1846, he married Anne Nelson at Halifax Parish Church.


Anne was the daughter of Alexander Nelson of Skircoat.

Thomas's sister, Eliza Hannah married John Barker of Birmingham, at the same time and place

 

Children:

  1. Edward Barker [b 1856]

The family lived at 62 Pershore Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Warwickshire [1861].

Living with the family was his father Kershaw Holroyd [1861] and his niece Fanny [1861, 1871]

Holroyd, Thomas
[1821-19??] Son of Benjamin Holroyd.

Born in Rastrick.

He was educated at Clifton / trained for commercial pursuits / determined to pursue an artistic career / a designer / a student at Leigh's Academy in Newman Street, London / a student at Couture's Academy in Paris.

He spent several years in Rome, and travelled in Greece, Russia, the Holy Land, Egypt, America and Canada. In Canada, he painted 11 portraits of Indians in the Mohawk settlement

Holroyd, Thomas
[1838-1888] Born 30th May 1838. He was a joiner & builder employing 2 men & 2 boys [1871] / a joiner employing 1 man & 2 boys [1881].

In [Q1] 1863, he married Alice Taylor in Halifax.


Alice was the daughter of
Samuel Taylor
 

Children:

  1. John William [1864-1920]
  2. Sarah [1867-1870] who died aged 3 years & 3 months
  3. Samuel Taylor [1869-1960]

The family lived at

  • Stainland [1871]
  • Bowling Green, Stainland [1881]

He died in Elland [29th August 1888].

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £468 10/-. Probate was granted to his widow Alice

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Holroyd, Thomas
[1854-19??] His father was not recorded on his marriage record.

Born in Stainland.

He was a carter of Stainland [1880] / a groom & gardener [1881] / a greengrocer [1891] / a greengrocer (journeyman) [1901] / a retired farmer [1911].

In 1880, he married Martha Ann Dickinson [1856-19??] at St Andrew's Church, Stainland.


Martha was born in Flockton.

She was a servant at Stainland [1880]

 

Children:

  1. Alice [b 1883] who was a woollen weaver [1901], a mender worsted cloth [1911]
  2. Edward
  3. Ethel [b 1887] who was a worsted spinner [1901], a woollen cloth weaver [1911]
  4. Edith [b 1892] who was a woollen cloth weaver [1911]
  5. Emily [b 1894] who was a worsted cloth weaver [1911]
  6. Clement [b 1897] who was a woollen mule piecer [1911]

The family lived at

  • Brian Rhoyd, Greetland [1881]
  • New Street, Stainland with Old Lindley [1891]
  • Rock Hill, Stainland [1901]
  • Gardener's Cottage, New Street, Stainland [1911]

Holroyd, Todd
[1822-1???] In 1841, he was listed as an assistant surgeon to Dr Abraham Jubb and living with him at Lord Street, Halifax

Holroyd, Tom
[1868-1921] Born in Halifax.

He was a butcher.

On 2nd September 1891, he married Fanny Hoyle [1869-1906] in Halifax.


Fanny was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Clement
  2. Elsie [b 1894]
  3. Norman [b 1899]

Around 1893, the couple moved to Blackpool, where they both died

Holroyd, Tomazia
[17??-18??] Of Stainland. She taught the girls at Elland Sunday School. Her diamonds are set into the Communion Flagon which her family gave to Elland Parish Church

Holroyd, Uriah
[1824-1904] Son of Richard Holroyd.

He was a woolcomber [1851] / an excavator [1861] / a farm servant [1871] / a nuisance inspector [1881] / a farmer [1891] / a retired farmer [1901].

On 27th August 1848, he married Nanny Holroyd at Elland Parish Church.


Nanny was the daughter of Thomas Holroyd
 

Children:

  1. Richard
  2. Ruth [1854-1893] who was a cotton piece weaver [1871]
  3. John [b 1857] who was a cotton piecer [1871]
  4. Sophia [1862-1927]
  5. Eliza [b 1867] who married Walter Wadsworth
  6. Sarah Ann [b 1869]
  7. Robert [b 1871]

The family lived at

  • Bank Hall, Barkisland [1851, 1861]
  • Penney Hill, Barkisland [1871]
  • Hill House, Barkisland [1881]
  • Bottoms Farm, Barkisland [1891]
  • Old Town, Wadsworth [1901]

Holroyd, W.
[1887-1918] Son of William Herbert Holroyd of 26 Bankhouse Lane, Salterhebble.

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

He died 3rd January 1918 (aged 31).

He was buried at the Mont Huon Military Cemetery [V C 1B]

Holroyd, Walter
[1853-1914] Son of Betty [1829-1861] & John Holroyd [1830-1901], tin & tin-plate worker of Elland.

Born in Elland.

He was a cotton waste dealer [1881] / a woolsorter [1891] / a cotton waste dealer [1901] / a cotton waste dealer at Beaumont's Yard, Elland [1905]

In 1880, he married Eliza Roberts [1852-1926].

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1885]
  2. Harriet [b 1887]

The family lived at

  • New Street, Elland [1881]
  • 79 New Street, Elland [1891]
  • 55 Albert Street, Elland [1901, 1905]

Holroyd, Walter
[1858-1933] Born in Todmorden.

He was a warehouseman [1886].

On 6th February 1886, he married Mary Helliwell [1860-1933] at Heptonstall Church.

Children:

  1. James
  2. Harold [b 1890]
  3. Willie [b 1891]
  4. Jane Elizabeth [b 1898]

The children were born in Todmorden.

Walter & Mary were buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone

Holroyd, Wilfred
[1891-1918] Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was a member of Pye Nest Primitive Methodist Chapel / a member of the RAOB / employed by Mitchell's cotton mill.

On 22nd July 1916, he married Nellie Greenwood [1894-1918] at St Augustine's Church, Pellon.

They lived at 49 Hollins Mill Lane, Sowerby Bridge.

Children:

  1. Nellie [Q4 1918] who died shortly after birth

During World War I, he served as a Private with the Labour Corps 360th Reserve Employment Company.

He died of pneumonia in Beverley Hospital [12th November 1918] (aged 26).

He was buried at Sowerby Bridge Cemetery [D C 296].

His wife died after childbirth 6 days later

Holroyd, William
[1819-1???] Son of Hannah & John Holroyd, clothier then grocer.

Born at Kirkheaton.

He was a tailor at Brighouse [1851, 1861].

He built Holroyd's Buildings in Brighouse

On 14th February 1842, he married Mary Houlding [1821-1???] at Kirkheaton.


Mary was the daughter of Hannah & George Houlding (carpenter) 
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1843]
  2. Emma [b 1845]
  3. Hannah Eliza [b 1848]
  4. Ann [b 1851]
  5. George Houlding [b 1854]

Holroyd, William
[1840-1887] Son of Joseph Holroyd.

Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton spinner (employing 610 hands) [1881] / senior partner in Holroyd & Fielding with his brother-in-law David Fielding.

In 1872, he married Martha Janetta Rhodes [1842-1???].


Martha Janetta was born in Keighley, the daughter of Maria and Thomas Rhodes
 

They lived at Little Bradley, Elland-cum-Greetland [1881].

After his death in October 1887, David Fielding took over the business

Holroyd, William
[1847-1895] Son of Benjamin Holroyd of Skircoat.

He was a coachman for Alfred Bottomley of Bottomley & Company.

On 29th September 1867, he married Fanny Tiffany [1842-1916].

Children:

  1. Herbert [b 1870]
  2. Matilda [b 1872]
  3. John T [b 1874]
  4. Margaret [b 1876]
  5. Samuel [b 1879]
  6. Agnes [b 1880]
  7. William [b 1884]

The family lived at

  • Scar Bottom, Skircoat [1881]
  • 23 Chestnut Street, Halifax [1891]
  • Stanley Road, Parkinson Lane [1895]

He was killed when the cornice from India Buildings fell down as he was waiting outside the building [16th October 1895].

After William's death, a charitable fund was set up for the family

Holroyd, William
[1866-19??] Son of George Holroyd, mason.

Born in Stainland.

He was a clerk / railway station master [1901].

In 1893, he married Florence Eva Hallowell at Christ Church, Barkisland


Florence Eva was the daughter of
Joseph Hallowell
 

Children:

  1. Bernard H. [b 1895]

The family lived at North Lea, Stainland with Old Lindley [1901].

Living with them in 1901 were sister-in-law Alma and nephew Whiteley G Hallowell [aged 15] (railway clerk) 

Holroyd, William
[1885-1917] He lived at 14 Ainley Top, Birchencliffe.

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

He was killed in action [3rd May 1917] (aged 32).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, on Elland War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Blackley Particular Baptist Church

Holroyd, William
[1887-1918] Son of William Herbert Holroyd.

Born in Huddersfield.

He was a postman with the GPO [from 1901].

He lived at 11 Elephant Terrace, Salterhebble.

During World War I, he enlisted [June 1916], and served as a Private with the 1st Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died in hospital of severe brain wound [3rd January 1918] (aged 31).

He was buried at the Mont Huon Military Cemetery [V C 18]. Probate records show that he left effects valued at £150 15/5d.

Administration was granted to his father.

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at All Saints' Church, Dudwell, and on the Memorial at Halifax Post Office

Holroyd, William Ferguson
[1798-1858] Or Holroyde.

Son of James Holroyd of Wood Lane Hall, Sowerby.

Baptised at Sowerby [25th October 1798].

Halifax attorney.

He was at 27 Southgate, Halifax [1829] / 12 Ward's End, Halifax [1829] / 22 Cheapside, Halifax [1845, 1850].

He was a Commissioner for taking the acknowledgement of deeds by married women, and bail in Insolvent Debtor's Court, and Commissioner for taking Affidavits in the County Palatine of Lancaster.

On 9th May 1826, he married Mary Ann Bailey.

Children:

  1. John Bailey
  2. Mary J [b 1831]
  3. Isabella [b 1833]
  4. Caroline [b 1834] who married [24th May 1854] John James Jerome Barron of West Burton, near Retford, at Halifax Parish Church
  5. William Ferguson [b 1837] who died aged 7 months and was buried at Holy Trinity
  6. Walter J [b 1841]

The family lived at

He died 8th January 1858.

Members of the family were buried at Holy Trinity Church, Halifax

Holroyd, William Henry
[1896-1917] Brother of B. Holroyd of 13 Cote Hill Yard, Burnley Road, Halifax.

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

He died 29th November 1917 (aged 21).

He was buried at the Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt [IV A 8].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint John the Evangelist, Warley

Holroyd, William Herbert
[1865-1929] He was a tailor.

He married Clara Armitage [1865-1901].

Children:

  1. William

The family lived at Bankhouse Lane, Salterhebble

 

The Holroyd family of Rishworth & Ripponden
The family lived at Upper Cockcroft Hall and Lower Cockcroft Hall.

See Brig Royd Estate, Ripponden, Chapel Farm, Ripponden, Holroyd Arms, Ripponden and John Holroyd

Holroyd surname
Other forms of the surname include Holdroyd, Holroyde, Howlroyd, Howroyd and Oldroyd.

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

William de Howlroyde is recorded at Barkisland in 1272, and William del Holrode is recorded at Sowerby in 1331.

The name probably originated in Barkisland – see Howroyd Hall, Barkisland.

Derived from hole and royd and means clearing by a hollow.

There are over 140 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Holroyd, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Holroyd:


Baptisms 1842, 1856; Marriages 1897, 1900, 1906, 1907, 1912, 9132; Deaths 1899, 1907
 




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