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Mr Hoyle [17??-18??]
Abraham Hoyle [18??-18??]
Albert Hoyle [18??-1???]
Alfred Hoyle [18??-1947]
Alice Hoyle [1879-1964]
Archie Hoyle [1893-1917]
Arthur Hoyle [18??-19??]
Arthur Hoyle [1865-1921]
Caleb Hoyle [1840-1914]
Rev Charles Hoyle [1771-1848]
Charles Edward Hoyle [1857-1???]
Charles Henry Hoyle [1847-1928]
Charles William Hoyle [1884-1943]
Derek J. Hoyle [1???-194?]
Donald Hoyle [19??-19??]
Edgar Hoyle [1894-1916]
Edmond Hoyle [1672-1769]
Edward Hoyle [14??-15??]
Eli Hoyle [1869-1934]
Elias Hoyle [1692-1805]
Elkana Hoyle [1713-1???]
Elkanah Hoyle
Elkanah Hoyle [1???-1746]
Elkanah Hoyle [1???-18??]
Elkanah Hoyle [1660-1718]
Elkanah Hoyle [1694-1746]
Elkanah Hoyle [17??-1???]
Elkanah Hoyle [17??-1789]
Elkanah Hoyle [17??-1794]
Elkanah Hoyle [17??-18??]
Elkanah Hoyle [17??-18??]
Elkanah Hoyle [17??-18??]
Elkanah Hoyle [17??-18??]
Elkanah Hoyle [17??-18??]
Elkanah Hoyle [17??-18??]
Elkanah Hoyle [17??-1802]
Elkanah Hoyle [1727-1792]
Elkanah Hoyle [1736-1794]
Elkanah Hoyle [1736-1794]
Elkanah Hoyle [1763-1???]
Rev Elkanah Hoyle [1766-1829]
Elkanah Hoyle [1775-1830]
Elkanah Hoyle [1790-1843]
Elkanah Hoyle [1796-1???]
Ely Hoyle [1???-1747]
Ely Hoyle [1686-1723]
Ernest Hoyle [1854-1???]
Fred Farrar Hoyle [1879-1957]
Frederick Harold Hoyle [1897-1918]
George Hoyle [1???-19??]
George Hoyle [1767-1841]
George Hoyle [1825-1900]
George Hoyle [1850-1???]
Dr George Hoyle [1852-1923]
Rev Giles Hoyle [1793-1861]
H. Hoyle [18??-19??]
H. Hoyle [1897-1918]
Mrs Hannah Hoyle [1689-1729]
Hanson Hoyle [1???-1???]
Harold Hoyle [1889-1916]
Harry Hoyle [1778-1809]
Harry Hoyle [1891-1916]
Henry Hoyle [15??-16??]
Rev Henry Hoyle [15??-1636]
Herbert Hoyle [18??-191?]
Herbert Hoyle [1897-1918]
Herbert Hoyle [1899-1918]
Hubert Hoyle [1894-1916]
Inspector Arthur Hoyle [18??-19??]
Jack Hoyle [18??-191?]
James Hoyle [1???-18??]
James Hoyle [1???-1894]
James Hoyle [17??-18??]
James Hoyle [17??-18??]
James Hoyle [1734-1798]
James Hoyle [1777-1826]
James Hoyle [18??-1???]
James Hoyle [18??-19??]
James Hoyle [18??-19??]
James Hoyle [1819-1???]
James Carr Hoyle [18??-1956]
James William Hoyle [1880-1918]
Jesse Hoyle [1821-1893]
John Hoyle [1???-1???]
John Hoyle [15??-15??]
John Hoyle [15??-1594]
John Hoyle [16??-1???]
John Hoyle [16??-17??]
John Hoyle [1656-1689]
John Hoyle [1687-17??]
John Hoyle [17??-1???]
John Hoyle [17??-1???]
John Hoyle [17??-18??]
John Hoyle [17??-18??]
John Hoyle [17??-18??]
John Hoyle [17??-18??]
John Hoyle [17??-18??]
John Hoyle [1749-1799]
John Hoyle [1786-1855]
John Hoyle [18??-18??]
John Hoyle [1800-1865]
John Hoyle [1813-1892]
John Hoyle [1835-1???]
John Hoyle [1840-1906]
John Hoyle [1842-1915]
John Hoyle [1850-1925]
Dr John Hoyle [1862-1946]
John Hoyle [1921-1941]
John Albert Hoyle [18??-18??]
John Derek Hoyle [1916-1940]
John Edmund Hoyle [1889-1961]
John Edmund Hoyle [1922-1944]
John Edward Hoyle [1877-1919]
John Henry Hoyle [1887-1918]
John Philip Hoyle [1876-1???]
John Theodore Hoyle [1???-1???]
John William Hoyle [1872-19??]
Jonas Hoyle [1865-1913]
Joseph Hoyle [18??-19??]
Joseph Hoyle [1818-1860]
Rev Joseph Hoyle [1825-1873]
Joseph Hoyle [1847-1924]
Joseph Harry Hoyle [1884-1914]
Joshua Hoyle [1588-1654]
Joshua Hoyle [1622-1707]
Joshua Ernest Hoyle [1859-1945]
Joshua Hodson Hoyle [1882-1929]
L. Hoyle [19??-19??]
Lawrence Hoyle [1895-1918]
Luke Hoyle [1655-1723]
Luke Hoyle [1700-1770]
Luke Hoyle [1763-1811]
Luke Hoyle [1836-1868]
Margaret Hoyle [1527-1614]
Michael Hoyle [1???-1732]
Michael Hoyle [1740-1810]
Michael Hoyle [1792-1851]
Miriam Hoyle [1865-1945]
Nathan Hoyle [1???-16??]
Nathan Hoyle [16??-16??]
Nathan Hoyle [1767-1813]
Peter J. D. Hoyle [1918-1942]
Rachel Hoyle [18??-18??]
Richard Hoyle [15??-1666]
Richard Hoyle [18??-18??]
Richard Hoyle [18??-19??]
Richard Hoyle [1814-1899]
Richard Hoyle [1860-1900]
Richard Hoyle [19??-]
Captain Richard Hoyle [19??-19??]
Robert Hoyle [17??-1771]
Robert Hoyle [1869-19??]
Rev Rowland Hoyle [1768-1824]
S. Hoyle [1???-19??]
Sam Hoyle [1860-1950]
Sam Robinson Hoyle [1917-1952]
Sammy Hoyle [1???-1???]
Samuel Hoyle [1???-18??]
Samuel Hoyle [1801-1873]
Samuel Hoyle [1859-1947]
Samuel Dyson Hoyle [1808-1885]
Sarah Hoyle [18??-18??]
Theodore Hoyle [1884-1953]
Thomas Hoyle [15??-1605]
Thomas Hoyle [1727-17??]
Thomas Hoyle [1781-18??]
Thomas Hoyle [18??-18??]
Thomas Hoyle [18??-18??]
Thomas Hoyle [1819-1866]
Thomas Hoyle [1848-19??]
Thomas Hoyle [1859-1930]
Thomas Ashworth Hoyle [1???-19??]
Thomas de Hoyle [1???-12??]
Thomas Dent Hoyle [18??-19??]
Timothy Hoyle [1811-1886]
W. Hoyle [18??-18??]
W. Hoyle [18??-19??]
William Hoyle [15??-1591]
William Hoyle [18??-1917]
William Hoyle [1812-1???]
William Hoyle [1864-19??]
William Hoyle [1892-1917]
William Ellison Hoyle [1901-1965]
William Henry Hoyle [1867-19??]
Willie Hoyle [1895-1918] 


Hoyle, Mr
[17??-18??]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. William
  2. Richard
  3. Sarah [b 1826]

Hoyle, Abraham
[18??-18??] Of Hebden Bridge.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Alice

Hoyle, Albert
[18??-1???]

He married Mary Hannah [18??-1???].

Children:

  1. Willie

The family lived at Oxford Street, Crossfields, Halifax

Hoyle, Alfred
[18??-1947] Halifax naturalist and ornithologist. He was a member of the Halifax Scientific Society.

He bequeathed £500 to Halifax Corporation for an aviary or bird sanctuary. In 1953, an aviary was opened in his memory at Belle Vue

Hoyle, Alice
[1879-1964] Only child of Abraham Hoyle.

She married Sir Charles Robertshaw.

In her will, she left bequests to Heptonstall Parish Church and Heptonstall Slack Baptist Church

Hoyle, Archie
[1893-1917] His parents lived at 3 Melville Place, Pellon Lane, Halifax.

He was a member of Rhodes Street Wesleyan Chapel, Halifax & Sunday School / employed by Asquith's.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. child

They lived in Grimsby.

During World War I, he enlisted [August 1814], and served as a Sergeant with C Battery 246th (West Riding) Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He was killed by shellfire [10th November 1917] (aged 24).

He was buried at the Dochy Farm New British Cemetery [I B 12].

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

Hoyle, Arthur
[18??-19??] Bookbinder and account book maker at 15 Weymouth Street, Halifax

He lived at Brooklyn Place [1905]

Hoyle, Arthur
[1865-1921] Born in Norland

He was a woollen cloth finisher [1888, 1901] / a cloth finisher [1911].

On 4th August 1888, he married Mary Hollas at Elland Parish Church.


Mary was born in Norland, the daughter of
Samuel Hollas
 

Children:

  1. Florence [b 1889] who was a woollen reacher-in [1901], a blanket weaver [1911]
  2. Elizabeth [b 1890] who died young [before 1901]
  3. Agnes [b 1893] who was a blanket weaver [1911]
  4. Edgar

The children were all born in Norland.

The family lived at

  • Scarr Head, Norland [1901]
  • Watson Terrace, Scarr Head, Sowerby Bridge [1911]
  • Windsor [?] Terrace, Scarr Head, Sowerby Bridge [1916]

Arthur died 2nd September 1921 (aged 57).

Mary died 5th January 1941 (aged 74).

The couple were buried at St Luke's Church, Norland. Son Edgar is also remebered on the gravestone

Hoyle, Caleb
[1840-1914] JP.

Son of a cotton manufacturer from Bacup.

He was a Liberal / Mayor of Todmorden [1897-1898 /] a Magistrate for the West Riding and the County of York / a partner in Maden & Hoyle

In 1896, he lost to Sugden Sutcliffe as a Councillor to represent the Stansfield Ward.

In 1895, he became sole owner of the firm and this became the most important cotton manufacturer in Todmorden, after the Fielden family.

He was associated with York Street Chapel, Todmorden and Sunday School.

In 1870, he married Sarah Maden Hodson.

Children:

  1. Philip
  2. Joshua Hodson

He lived at Roomfield House, Todmorden.

His name is inscribed on one of the bells at Todmorden Parish Church.

He was buried at the Wesleyan Chapel, Mankinholes.

His sons, Philip and Joshua, took over the business, and established Caleb Hoyle [1923] Limited

Hoyle, Rev Charles
[1771-1848] MA.

Son of Robert Hoyle.

He was educated at Hipperholme Grammar School and Trinity College Cambridge [1789].

He was appointed Librarian at Trinity College [1803], Domestic Chaplain to the Duke of Marlborough at Blenheim [1812], and Vicar of 2 churches at Overton-cum-Fyfield in Wiltshire [1815-1848].

He wrote several volumes of blank verse, some of which was sneered at by Lord Byron. His work included

He never married.

He died in Overton [13th November 1848]

Hoyle, Charles Edward
[1857-1???] Son of Richard Hoyle.

He was a worsted spinner & manufacturer at Halifax [1891] / partner in W. & R. Hoyle.

In 1882, he married Mary Ellen Fletcher [1860-1???] in Rochdale.


Mary Ellen came from Smith Bridge, Lancashire
 

Children:

  1. Richard [b 1884]
  2. Sarah [b 1886]
  3. Edward [b 1898]
  4. Gwyneth [b 1901]

The family lived at

Hoyle, Charles Henry
[1847-1928] Son of Timothy Hoyle.

Born in Clifton.

He was a hurrier at coal pit [1861] / a platelayer [1901].

In 1870, he married Mary Ann Fearnley [1847-1925] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary Ann was born in Hipperholme, the daughter of John Fearnley, joiner
 

Children:

  1. Mary Elizabeth [1872-1905] who was a carpet sewer [1901] and married George Edward Potter
  2. Raymond [1877] who died aged 13 weeks
  3. Fearnley [b 1879] who was a carpet weaver [1901]
  4. Ada [b 1881] who was a carpet sewer [1901]
  5. Leonard [b 1887] who was a carpet printer [1901]

The family lived at Ripley Street, Hipperholme [1901].

Members of the family were buried at Lightcliffe Old Church Graveyard with Charles Henry's parents

Hoyle, Charles William
[1884-1943] Son of Sam Hoyle.

Born in Greetland.

On 11th March 1920, he married Ada Bottomley [1875-1948] in Halifax.

They had no children.

Charles William died in Greetland [27th February 1943]

Hoyle, Derek J.
[1???-194?] Of Todmorden.

During World War II, he served with the Lancashire Fusiliers.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Hoyle, Donald
[19??-19??]

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

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Hoyle, Edgar
[1894-1916] Son of Arthur Hoyle.

Born in Norland.

Baptised at St George's Church, Sowerby [4th November 1895].

He was a woollen piecer [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 8th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed in action [29th September 1916] (aged 21).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [6A & 6B], on Norland War Memorial, on the Memorial at Saint George's Church, Sowerby, and on his parents' grave at St Luke's Church, Norland

Hoyle, Edmond
[1672-1769] Author of the authoritative Games which published the rules for whist and other games.

Edward Johnson Walker claimed that he was

a Halifax man

Hoyle, Edward
[14??-15??] Of Hoyle House, Lightcliffe. He gave money for the building of Eastfield Chapel.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Margaret

Hoyle, Eli
[1869-1934] Son of John Hoyle.

He was a blacksmith at a silk mill in the Sowerby/Triangle area [1901] / landlord of the Queen's Head, Illingworth [1911] / landlord of the King's Arms, Sowerby

Hoyle, Elias
[1692-1805] Of Sowerby.

Died at the age of 112.

See Longevity

Hoyle, Elkana
[1713-1???] Of Soyland.

Son of Jn'o.

Baptised at Elland Parish Church [16th September 1713]

Hoyle, Elkanah


Question: There have been a great many people called Elkanah Hoyle, and there may be some confusion and duplication between those mentioned here.

Please email me if you can clarify / identify any of these people

 

Hoyle, Elkanah
[1???-1746] Of Soyland.

He was buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden [20th March 1746]

Hoyle, Elkanah
[1???-18??] Recorded on 16th August 1824, when he married Mary Crosley at Elland Parish Church.

Witnesses: William Ramsden, Abraham Beaumont

Hoyle, Elkanah
[1660-1718] Descended from the Hoyle family of Lightcliffe.

Eldest son of John Hoyle.

He followed his father's business as a cotton manufacturer at Hollings Mill.

He owned much property in the district, including

On 13th February 1685, he married Sarah Whitely [1662-1719].

Children:

  1. Ely
  2. Mary Holroide [bapt 1686]
  3. John
  4. Elkanah
  5. Elizabeth [bapt 16?9] who married Jeremiah Ripley
  6. Susannah [bapt 1696] who married George ?
  7. Sarah [1699-1751] who married Samuel Moore from Wakefield

He bought Small Lees, Soyland from his brother-in-law.

He formed a partnership with Joshua Bates / Joshua Bates and they extended Small Lees Mill, Ripponden.

He established Hoyle's Gift.

Sarah and Elkanah were buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden

See Benjamin Holroyd, New York House, Ripponden, Ripponden Parish Church Bells and St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden

Hoyle, Elkanah
[1694-1746] Or Elkana, Elkanae.

Son of Elkanah Hoyle.

Born in Elland.

Baptised 14th November 1694.

He was Churchwarden at Ripponden. In 1724, he and churchwarden Samuel Hill acquired land at Blackshaw Clough and Crosswells, Soyland to provide an income for the Church.

He married Mary Allenson.

Children:

  1. Robert
  2. James
  3. John
  4. Elkanah

The family lived at Upper Swift Place, Soyland.

He died 18th March 1746

Hoyle, Elkanah
[17??-1???] Of Warley.

He married Elizabeth Rose.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Mary
  3. Luke
  4. Caroline
  5. Elizabeth who married Mr Herring

He owned a house at 36 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London.

His will [16th April 1799] named his wife, Thomas Lister of Salterhebble, and John Loos[?] as executors, and specified a legacy to his wife

provided that she does not marry or embezzle the money

The will also records that he and his wife kept a public house.


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

 

He was buried in Halifax Parish Church [28th April 1799]

Hoyle, Elkanah
[17??-1789] Of Brighouse.

He was buried at Elland Parish Church [27th October 1789]

Hoyle, Elkanah
[17??-1794] Farmer of Hipperholme. He was buried in Halifax Parish Church [16th May 1794]

Hoyle, Elkanah
[17??-18??] Recorded on 26th February 1809, when he married Grace Barret at Elland Parish Church.

Witnesses: John Wimpenny, John Brook

Hoyle, Elkanah
[17??-18??] Recorded on 6th September 1818, when he married Martha Hamer at Elland Parish Church.

Witnesses: Willam Ramsden, Robert Hoyle

Hoyle, Elkanah
[17??-18??] Yeoman of Northowram.

On 30th July 1792, he married Elisabeth Rose Martin of Northowram, at Halifax Parish Church

Hoyle, Elkanah
[17??-18??] Clerk of Stockport.

On 18th July 1793, he married Martha Wood of Northowram, at Halifax Parish Church

Hoyle, Elkanah
[17??-18??] Schoolmaster.

Around 1788, he built Hollings Mill, Ripponden.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Elkanah

Hoyle, Elkanah
[17??-18??] Of Swift Place, Soyland.

Son of Elkanah Hoyle.

He was a schoolmaster.

In 1796, he bought Small Lees Mill, Ripponden.

Cotton spinner at Hollings Mill, Ripponden [around 1800].

Around 1801, he and Joshua Bates / Joshua Bates established a partnership and rebuilt Small Lees Mill using money which they borrowed from Swaine Brothers & Company

Hoyle, Elkanah
[17??-1802] Of Brighouse

He was buried at Elland Parish Church [25th June 1802]

Hoyle, Elkanah
[1727-1792] Of Soyland.

Son of Elkanah Hoyle.

He married Grace [1714-1793].

Children:

  1. Samuel [1748-1798]
  2. John
  3. (possibly) Grace

He died at Upper Swift Place.

Members of the family were buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden

Hoyle, Elkanah
[1736-1794] Of Hipperholme.

He married Mary [1738-1785].

Mary died 5th September 1785.

Elkanah died 11th May 1694.

There is a memorial the couple in Coley Church

Hoyle, Elkanah
[1736-1794] Son of Luke Hoyle.

He was a gentleman working in agriculture [1769] / a maltster, cultivating barley for industrial purposes [1769]

On 20th September 1759, he married (1) Mary Watson in Keighley.


Mary was the daughter of Rowland Watson
 

Children:

  1. Mary [1761-1837] who married James Pollard
  2. Luke
  3. Elkanah
  4. Rowland

He married (2) Mary Crabtree [1732-1797] at Leeds.

The family lived at Ovenden House [1736].

In 1765, there was a dispute between him and his brother Thomas over their father's will. Elkanah took control of his father's business and property.

In 1768, he was declared bankrupt and sold Ovenden House and property at Upper Marsh, Southowram.

In 1776, he was acquitted of all debts to his father-in-law with an inheritance from the will of Rowland Watson.

The family then moved to Hipperholme-cum-Brighouse where he died.

He was mentioned in the will of Rowland Watson

Hoyle, Elkanah
[1763-1???] Of Brighouse.

Son of Elkanah.

Baptised at Elland Parish Church [25th December 1763]

Hoyle, Rev Elkanah
[1766-1829] LLB.

Son of Elkanah Hoyle.

Born at Ovenden House.

He was educated at Pembroke College Cambridge [1786].

He was Headmaster of Stockport Free Grammar School [1792]. He was Perpetual Incumbent at Poynton and Norbury Parish Church, Stockport [1794].

He married Martha Wood.


Martha was the daughter of Robert Wood
 

Children:

  1. Frances Jane [1797-1864] who married [1825] Rev Charles Barton, Rector of Saxby, Lincolnshire

The family lived at

The family went to live in Stockport.

He was mentioned in the will of Rowland Watson.

He died in Stockport

Hoyle, Elkanah
[1775-1830] Son of John Hoyle.

Born 10th May 1775.

Cotton manufacturer of Hollings and Upper Swift Place, Soyland.

On 25th January 1798, he married Mary Ogden [1776-1811] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary from Small Lees, Soyland, was the daughter of Ely Ogden
 

Children:

  1. Charlotte [1799-1842] who married [Halifax Parish Church 16th December 1821] John Briscombe [1797-1858] (innkeeper & grocer of White Lee, Batley) 
  2. Mary [1801-1881]
  3. Hannah [1803-1868] who married [Elland 18th June 1843] her sister Charlotte's husband John Briscombe
  4. Agnes [1805-1888]
  5. Frances [1807-1831]
  6. Samuel Dyson
  7. Grace Elizabeth [1811] who only lived a few days

Emma died in childbirth [1811].

Elkanah died 20th February 1830 Probate records show that Elkanah left an estate valued at £450

Hoyle, Elkanah
[1790-1843] Son of George Hoyle.

Baptised at Elland Parish Church [25th December 1790]

He was a millwright [1813, 1829]

He established Elkanah Hoyle & Sons of Waterside.

On 25th December 1812, he married Sarah Roberts at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah Roberts (alias Robinson) came from Brighouse.

She already had a child Isabella Roberts [1810-1881]

 

Children:

  1. John
  2. George [b 1816]
  3. Hannah [b 1818]
  4. Ann [b 1820] who (possibly) married William Lawrence
  5. Elia [b 1821]
  6. Mary [1823-1871] who married Horatio Stead
  7. Ellen [b 1829]

Sarah married Sidney Pratt [1812-1865]

Hoyle, Elkanah
[1796-1???] Of Rastrick.

Son of Thomas.

Baptised at Elland Parish Church [17th January 1796]

Hoyle, Ely
[1???-1747] Owned Small Lees, Soyland until 1740

Hoyle, Ely
[1686-1723] Of Hollings.

Son of Elkanah Hoyle.

Baptised at Ripponden [30th August 1686].

He was buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden

Hoyle, Ernest
[1854-1???] Son of Timothy Hoyle.

Born in Clifton.

He was a carpet weaver [1871] / a plate layer [1881, 1884] / a railway platelayer [1891] / a platelayer [1901] / a railway platelayer (L.Y.R.) [1911].

In 1884, he married Mary Elizabeth Lawson [1858-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary Elizabeth, of Wakefield Road, Lightcliffe, was born in Watnall, Nottinghamshire, the daughter of William Lawson, tanner
 

Children:

  1. Harold
  2. Alice May [b 1893] who was a teacher assistant [1911]

The family lived at

  • Smithy Carr Lane, Brighouse [1891]
  • 5 James Street, Brighouse [1901]
  • 24 Glen Terrace, Hipperholme [1911, 1916]

Hoyle, Fred Farrar
[1879-1957] Joiner of Sowerby Bridge.

Son of John Hoyle.

On 7th March 1900, he married Alice Blay from Luddendenfoot, at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge.

He died in Rochdale [1957]

Hoyle, Frederick Harold
[1897-1918] Son of William Henry Hoyle.

He lived at Greenside, Clayton, Bradford.

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

He died of wounds [20th April 1918] (aged 21).

He was buried at the St. Sever Cemetery [B 6 18].

His brother James William also died in the War

Hoyle, George
[1???-19??] Of Boothtown.

On 29th September 1925, he received the Carnegie award for gallantry at a fire at Union Mills, Holmfield on 27th November 1918, in which two women died and many were seriously injured

Hoyle, George
[1767-1841] He lived at Daisy Croft House, Brighouse

Hoyle, George
[1825-1900] Born 20th September 1824.

He was a slater, plasterer & farmer of 18 acres.

He married Elizabeth Habergham.


Elizabeth was the daughter of
Moses Habergham
 

Children:

  1. Eli [1843-1923]
  2. Mary [1845-1846]
  3. Joseph [1861]
  4. Ruth Ann [1849-1851]
  5. George
  6. Mary Ann [1855-1916]
  7. Wilhelmina [1856-1856]
  8. Elizabeth Martha [1857-1859]
  9. Samuel
  10. John
  11. William [1863-1865]
  12. Lydia [1865-1871]
  13. Arthur [1867-1915]

The family lived at Lower Deerplay, Triangle.

Members of the family were buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby: George [9th June 1900]; Elizabeth [10th February 1914]

Hoyle, George
[1850-1???] Son of Eli Hoyle, waste dealer.

Born in Greetland.

He was a woollen spinner of Greetland [1879] / a woollen spinner [1881, 1891, 1901] / a woollen fettler [1911]

In 1879, he married Sarah Hannah Hamer [1854-1907] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah Hannah was born in Stainland, the daughter of Richard Hamer, wool washer
 

Children:

  1. Ruth A [b 1881] who was a woollen weaver [1901]
  2. Joe E [b 1883] who was a joiner's apprentice [1901]
  3. Eva [b 1890] who was a worsted hand rover [1911]
  4. Hubert Hubert [b 1895] who was a dyer's labourer [1911]

The family lived at

Hoyle, Dr George
[1852-1923] MD, MBE.

Son of George Hoyle.

Born in Sowerby.

He and his brother, John, [may have] attended Rishworth Charity School, like their older brothers.

He studied medicine at Edinburgh University.

He was a surgeon at Brighouse [1877] when he gave evidence into the murder of Elizabeth Kershaw.

He was GP, physician & surgeon at Elland [1881, 1895].

In 1876, he married Sarah Jane Nuttall [1851-1942] in Halifax.


Sarah Jane came from Rochdale
 

Children:

  1. Ethel Mary [b 1879]
  2. Beatrice Adeline [1880-1935]
  3. George Paget [1882-1957]
  4. Laura Isabel [1884-1885]
  5. Sara Gladys Emma [1887-1968]

The family lived at

  • Burleigh House, Elland [1881, 1891, 1901, 1911]
  • Woodville, Elland [1919]
  • Brockwell Park View Road, Bradford [1923]

George died 14th December 1923 (aged 71).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £7,103 11/-.

Probate was granted to his widow Sarah Jane, Roderick John Mackay (physician), and Walter Percy Milton (spinner).

Sarah Jane died 15th May 1942 (aged 91).

The couple were buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby

Hoyle, Rev Giles
[1793-1861] Born in Manchester.

He was in business in Preston before becoming a Minister.

He served at several places: Milnthorpe [1826], Stalybridge [1841], and Ancoats, before becoming Minister of Heywood's Chapel [1849-1861].

During his ministry, the congregation rose from 37 to 100, and the organ gallery was built at the Chapel.

He married Alice [1788-1862].

Children:

  1. John [1818-1873] who was a draper in Worksop [1861]
  2. Thomas [b 1822]
  3. Elizabeth [b 1824]
  4. Joseph
  5. Alice [1826-1908] who married [1855] John Appleyard [1816-1865] (stone merchant) from Northowram, at Sion Chapel Halifax

In 1859, he suffered paralysis, although he continued his Ministry.

In 1861, he suffered heart disease and then dropsy which resulted in his death.

He died at Northowram [27th October 1861].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £300.

The will was proved by son John.

There is a monument to Rev Hoyle in the chapel

Hoyle, H.
[18??-19??] Of Halifax.

In 1887, he, N. Whiteley, and F. W. Thomson filed a patent for

improvements in apparatus to be employed in the covering of cylinders with card fillets

Hoyle, H.
[1897-1918] Son of Rachel Ann & Joseph Hoyle of 3 Bank Place, Ovenden.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He died 13th October 1918 (aged 21).

He was buried at the Wellington Cemetery, Rieux-en-Cambresis [IV F 11]

Hoyle, Mrs Hannah
[1689-1729] She married (1) John Hoyle.

She married (2) John Livesay.

She died 13th March 1729.

She was buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden

Hoyle, Hanson
[1???-1???] Son of John Hoyle. He and his brother, John Theodore, went to Québec to trade as merchants

Hoyle, Harold
[1889-1916] BA.

Son of Ernest Hoyle.

Born in Brighouse [16th September 1889].

He was educated at Rastrick Grammar School / a student in arts at Leeds University [1911] / a teacher-training student at Manchester University / English teacher at the County School, Aldershot [1913].

He never married.

In July 1915, he resigned his post at the County School, Aldershot to join the O.T.C. at Bristol University. He served as a 2nd Lieutenant with the 11th (Reserve) Battalion Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

He went to France [16th April 1916].

He was killed at Bazentin-le-Petit as he went over the parapet for a bayonet charge at midnight [22nd-23rd July 1916].

He was buried at the Caterpillar Valley Cemetery [VI F 29]

Hoyle, Harry
[1778-1809] Of Ripponden. He was known as a painter of natural history subjects

Hoyle, Harry
[1891-1916] Son of William Hoyle.

He was connected with Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge / a labourer (oil cloth works) [1911] / employed by W. & R. K. Lee Limited.

During World War I, he enlisted [March 1916], and served as a Rifleman with the 2nd Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps.

He died 9th September 1916 (aged 25).

He was buried at the Caterpillar Valley Cemetery [XV F 22].

He is remembered on the W. & R. K. Lee Limited Roll of Honour, and on the Memorial at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge.


There was a mix up between 2 men called H. HoyleHarry and Hubert Hoyle – who were both in the King's Royal Rifle Corps.

After an announcement in the Halifax Courier [dated 2nd September 1916], saying that Rifleman Harry Hoyle had been killed on the 17th August 1916, Harry wrote home.

Harry was then killed a week later [9th September 1916] (aged 25).

It had been Hubert who had been killed on the 17th August 1916.

When the mistake was sorted, it was discovered that each family had been receiving the Army pay for the soldier of the other family

 

Hoyle, Henry
[15??-16??] Of Halifax.

He married Martha Bairstow


Martha was the daughter of
John Bairstow
 

Hoyle, Rev Henry
[15??-1636] Of Lightcliffe.

He was vicar of Gisburne, Lancashire

Hoyle, Herbert
[18??-191?] He worked for Firth's Carpets in Bailiff Bridge.

He died during World War I.

He is remembered on Firth's War Memorial, and on Bailiff Bridge War Memorial

Hoyle, Herbert
[1897-1918] He lived at 8 Bank Place, Ovenden.

He had a sweetheart Miss L. Bates of 10 Burton Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 5th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He was killed in action [5th November 1918] (aged 21).

He was buried at the Orsinval Communal Cemetery.

He is remembered on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Hoyle, Herbert
[1899-1918] Son of Jonas Hoyle.

Born in Rastrick.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/5th Battalion Devonshire Regiment.

He died 30th September 1918.

He was buried at the Flesquières Hill British Cemetery [V A 14]

Hoyle, Hubert
[1894-1916] Son of George Hoyle.

Born in Greetland.

During World War I, he served as a Rifleman. with the 2nd Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps.

He was killed instantaneously under shellfire [17th August 1916] (aged 22).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial [13A & 13B], and on the Memorial at Clay House, Greetland


There was a mix up between 2 men called H. HoyleHubert and Harry Hoyle – who were both in the King's Royal Rifle Corps.

After an announcement in the Halifax Courier [dated 2nd September 1916], saying that Rifleman Harry Hoyle had been killed on the 17th August 1916, Harry wrote home.

Harry was then killed a week later [9th September 1916] (aged 25).

It had been Hubert who had been killed on the 17th August 1916.

When the mistake was sorted, it was discovered that each family had been receiving the Army pay for the soldier of the other family

 

Hoyle, Inspector Arthur
[18??-19??] Recorded in May 1912, when he was transferred from Wakefield to Vale Street Police Station, Todmorden

Hoyle, Jack
[18??-191?]

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

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Hoyle, James
[1???-18??] Of Wadsworth. He established James Hoyle Limited and built Acre Mill, Old Town. He is recorded at Prospect Mill, Hebden Bridge [1861].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Miriam

Hoyle, James
[1???-1894] Landlord of the White Lion, Heptonstall [1894].

He is mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1894

Hoyle, James
[17??-18??] Shag manufacturer of Sowerby. His will was dated 19th February 1807

Hoyle, James
[17??-18??] Of the Royd, Soyland.

Son of James Hoyle.

In 1842, he was unmarried and living in North America. He died there shortly afterwards

Hoyle, James
[1734-1798] Of The Royd, Soyland.

Son of Elkanah Hoyle.

Leased Small Lees, Soyland from Samuel Hill in 1768.

With his uncle Robert Allenson, he was in business manufacturing woollen cloth at Ripponden Mill.

He married Betty Slack [1737-1813] from Manchester

Children:

  1. James
  2. Alison who died unmarried
  3. Mary [1768-1826] who died unmarried
  4. Betty who died in infancy
  5. Sarah who died in infancy
  6. Ellen [1775-1857] who died unmarried in Grandborough, Warwickshire
  7. Ann

A James Hoyle of Royde, Ripponden was a subscriber to the publication of Watson's History

Hoyle, James
[1777-1826] He lived at Daisy Croft House, Brighouse

Hoyle, James
[18??-1???]

He was a removal contractor [1906].

He (possibly) established James Hoyle & Son.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Hilda Beatrice [1882-1951?] who married James Benjamin Murgatroyd

The family lived at Spring Street, Halifax [1906]

Hoyle, James
[18??-19??] Tea, coffee and hops merchants at Star Yard, 8 Northgate, Halifax.

He lived at 3 Bond Street [1905]

Hoyle, James
[18??-19??] Botanical brewer at California Works, Walsden

Hoyle, James
[1819-1???] Tea dealer in Halifax.

In 1847, he married Jane Ingham [1823-1???] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. John William [b 1849]

The family lived at 4 Paradise Street, Halifax [1851]

Hoyle, James Carr
[18??-1956] Of Ashfield, Sowerby Bridge.

Managing Director of J. B. Hoyle & Company Limited.

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £91,096

Hoyle, James William
[1880-1918] Son of William Henry Hoyle.

Born in Titchmarsh, Northamptonshire.

He was cashier / market man at Bradford Wool Exchange / employed by T. S. Tetley Limited [for 22 years].

He married Mary Hannah.

Children:

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

The family lived at Ashdale, Holmfield.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the Artists' Rifles (28th London Regiment).

He was killed in action at Mesnil [5th April 1918] (aged 38).

He is remembered on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on Bradshaw War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Illingworth.

His brother Frederick Harold also died in the War

Hoyle, Jesse
[1821-1893] Of Bank Top, Southowram.

In [Q4] 1884, he married Mary Firth in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Levi [1857-1871]

Jesse died 10th December 1893. Mary died 1st December 1891.

Members of the family were buried at Bethesda Primitive Methodist Chapel, Bank Top

Hoyle, John
[1???-1???] Of Sowerby.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John

Hoyle, John
[15??-15??] Son of Edward Hoyle of Hoyle House, Lightcliffe.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Samuel
  2. Mary [1564-16??] who married John Drake

Hoyle, John
[15??-1594] Of Clough House, Soyland.

In 1594, he bequeathed 20/- to Henry Sharrock, Curate of Ripponden

Hoyle, John
[16??-1???] He lived at The Hollins, Warley.

He owned Hollings Mill, Ripponden.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Elkanah
  2. John Theodore
  3. Hanson

Hoyle, John
[16??-17??] Of The Royde, Soyland.

He married Hannah

Hoyle, John
[1656-1689] Son of John Hoyle. Attorney [1678-1689]. He lived at Brookfoot, Brighouse. He was described as
a great ranter and drinker

In 1679, he married Elizabeth from Huddersfield. They had no children

He died at the age of 33 and was buried at Elland

Hoyle, John
[1687-17??] Of Lighthazles Son of Elkanah Hoyle.

Baptised at Ripponden [4th April 1687]

Hoyle, John
[17??-1???] He was Constable of Northowram [1764]

Hoyle, John
[17??-1???] Of Sowerby Bridge.

Son of Elkanah Hoyle.

He married (1) Rebecca Flesher from Washer Lane.

He married (2) Ms Jackson

He died aged 70 years and was buried at Warley

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

On 4th April 1771, he married Agnes Hanson at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Susan who married John Ormerod

The family lived at Boothroyd, Rastrick [1803]

Hoyle, John
[17??-18??] Dyer of Skircoat. His will was dated 22nd October 1804

Hoyle, John
[17??-18??] Cotton spinner at Temple Mill, Rishworth [1811]

Hoyle, John
[17??-18??] Cotton spinner at Lower Dyson Lane Mill, Rishworth [from around 1822 until around 1830]

Hoyle, John
[17??-18??] Of Nook End, Barkisland. He and Ralph Holt were partners in cotton spinning at Ripponden Mill [1793]. He owned the mill. The partnership was dissolved in January 1801

Hoyle, John
[1749-1799] Son of Elkanah Hoyle.

He married Agnes Hanson [1747-1819].


Agnes was the daughter of Thomas Hanson of Boothroyd
 

Children:

  1. Elkanah
  2. Grace who married Robert Lambert
  3. child
  4. child
  5. child
  6. child
  7. child
  8. child

Hoyle, John
[1786-1855] Born in Rishworth.

About 1817, after the death of John Wheelwright, there was a dispute about who was to succeed him as a Trustee of the Wheelwright Charity. It was specified that one of the trustees of the charity who succeeded Wheelwright was to be his male heir, or, at least, someone with the surname Wheelwright. This was resolved in 1826, when John Hoyle changed his name to become John Wheelwright.

The Lancaster Gazette [8th April 1815] announced

Mr John Hoyle, of Rishworth-mill, near Halifax, may take the name of Wheelwright

He was buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Dean Head. There is a transcription of the epitaph [number 153] in Alan Shaw's CD Monumental Inscriptions in the Ripponden Area

Hoyle, John
[18??-18??] Owned Krumlin Mills, Barkisland.

He was significant in the building of Krumlin Methodist Chapel.

He lived at Krumlin Hall, Barkisland

Hoyle, John
[1800-1865] Son of Luke Hoyle.

Born in Haslingden.

He was educated at Bradford Grammar School [1810].

He inherited around £300 from his father [1821].

He travelled to New York [1824].

He went to live in Trujillo, Peru [1828]. He converted to Catholicism and was known as Juan Hoyle y Hoyle.

On 12th July 1832, he married Josepha Moreno y Guitérrez [1810-1884] from Trujillo, in Trujillo Cathedral.

Children:

  1. Carolina Isabel [1833-1856]
  2. Juan Anselmo [1835-1900]
  3. Josefina Maria [1837-1899]
  4. Felipa Victoria [1838-1839]
  5. Susana Victoria [1839-1857]
  6. José Eli; [1841-1882]
  7. Ana Manueli [1843-1925]
  8. Pedro Constante [1845-1892]
The children followed the Spanish custom and had the surname Hoyle y Moreno = father's surname and mother's surname

Hoyle, John
[1813-1892] Son of Elkanah Hoyle.

Born in Brighouse.

Baptised at St Matthew's Church, Rastrick [24th October 1813].

He was a partner in Elkanah Hoyle & Sons.

In 1857, John passed the running of the business to his brothers-in-law Horatio Stead and James Stead.

He never married.

He died at Bank Cottage, Salterhebble

Hoyle, John
[1835-1???] Born in Wadsworth.

He was a woolcomber [1851] / a cabinet maker [1881, 1891]

He married (1) Martha [1836-1868].

Children:

  1. Jane [b 1859]
  2. John Herbert [b 1860]
  3. Sarah [b 1863]
  4. Tom Victor [b 1865]

In 1874, he married (2) (possibly) Emma Schofield at Rochdale.

The family lived at

  • Boston Hill, Wadsworth [1861]
  • 19 Rochdale Road, Butterworth, Lancashire [1881, 1891]

In 1861, living with the family were Mary Cousin, grandmother [aged 85] widow, landed proprietress and Sarah Mitchell, granddaughter [aged 38] annuitant. Mary Elizabeth Cousin was living next door

Hoyle, John
[1840-1906] Of Luddendenfoot / Sowerby Bridge.

He was a joiner.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Fred Farrar
  2. Eli
  3. Janette

The family lived at

Hoyle, John
[1842-1915] Son of Thomas Hoyle

After the death of their father [1866], he and his brother Thomas headed the family business – Thomas Hoyle & Sons Limited.

Both retired with the sale of the business [18??]

John became a director at Samuel Webster's. He was a serving board member [1890].

He never married.

They lived at Beech Grove, Halifax.

He died at Beech Grove [13th March 1915].

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £88,220 4/-.

See Thomas Henry Croisdale Scratcherd

Hoyle, John
[1850-1925] JP.

Of Summerfield, Old Town and Burnside, Wadsworth. Director of James Hoyle & Sons Limited. In his will, he left money for the lighting, heating, upkeep and the organ at Old Town Wesleyan Chapel, Wadsworth and for Royal Halifax Infirmary

Hoyle, Dr John
[1862-1946] Son of George Hoyle.

He and his brother, George, may have attended Rishworth Charity School, like their older brothers. He studied medicine at Edinburgh University.

Physician and surgeon at Ripponden. He was Medical Officer of Health for Barkisland and Soyland [1895]. He was Public Vaccinator for Soyland, Barkisland and Rishworth [1905].

In 1894, he married Mary Elizabeth Culpin [1869-1962] in Halifax.

They had no children

They lived at

In 1911, his widowed mother-in-law, Margaret Ellen Culpin [1848-1923] was living with them

Hoyle, John
[1921-1941] He was a Rover Scout / educated at Crossley & Porter School.

He lived at 16 Craven Terrace, Halifax.

During World War II, he served as a Gunner with 234 Battery 89 H. A. A. Regt Royal Artillery.

He was killed in action at Chania, Crete [20th May 1941] (aged 20).

He is remembered on the Athens Memorial [2], on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Crossley & Porter School, Halifax

Hoyle, John Albert
[18??-18??] In 1877, he married Alice Hebblethwaite.


Alice was the daughter of
Henry Hebblethwaite
 

Children:

  1. Ethel [1878]
  2. Gertrude [1881]
  3. Elsie [1883]
  4. Henry [1885]

In 1891, the children – who were born in Huddersfield – were living with the grandfather and uncle George at Clare House, Halifax

Hoyle, John Derek
[1916-1940] Son of Katharine Gertrude & Joshua Hodson Hoyle of Walsden.

He was a solicitor.

During World War II, he served as a 2nd Lieutenant with the 1st/8th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He died 27th May 1940 (aged 24).

He is remembered on the Dunkirk Memorial [50]

Hoyle, John Edmund
[1889-1961] Of Hipperholme.

Son of Sam Hoyle.

He was Managing Director of Hoyle (Greetland) Limited / Chairman of Trinity Garage Company Limited.

In 1916, he married Maud Robinson [1889-1981] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Sam
  2. Beatrice Wendy [b 1923]

He died in Greetland [10th October 1961] (aged 71).

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £85,360.

He is buried in the family grave at St Thomas's Church, Greetland

Hoyle, John Edmund
[1922-1944] Son of Alberta & Lawrence W. Hoyle of Ilkley.

He was educated at Hipperholme Grammar School.

He lived in Leeds.

During World War II, he served as a Corporal with the 13th/18th Battalion Hussars.

He was killed in action in Normandy [10th June 1944] (aged 22).

He is remembered on the Bayeux Memorial [2 2], on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Hipperholme Grammar School

Hoyle, John Edward
[1877-1919] Born in Halifax.

He was a painter & paperhanger [1911].

On 25th August 1897, he married Sarah Jane Duckett [1878-1962] at All Hallows, Bispham, Blackpool


Sarah Jane was born in Wolverhampton
 

Children:

  1. Ellen [b 1899] who was a part-time cotton winder [1900]
  2. John [b 1902]
  3. George [b 1903]
  4. Frank [b 1906]
  5. Thomas [b 1908]
  6. Fanny [b 1910]
  7. child
  8. child
  9. child
  10. child

They lived at

  • 82 Crossley Terrace, Halifax [1911]
  • 58 Beck Side, Bradshaw
  • Hewfold, Soil Hill, Bradshaw [1919]

During World War I, he enlisted [1917], and served as a Private with the Durham Light Infantry, then the 348th Home Service Company Labour Corps.

He died of pneumonia in Reckitt's Hospital, Hull [23rd January 1919] (aged 42).

He was buried at King Cross Methodist New Connexion Chapel.

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

Hoyle, John Henry
[1887-1918] Son of Mary (née Gill) [1855-1904] & Alfred Hoyle [1853-1935] of Halifax.

Born in Halifax.

He worked for Crossley's.

In [Q2] 1913, he married Hilda Wild [1887-1966] in Halifax.

They lived at Weather House Farm, Pellon.

During World War I, he enlisted [Christmas 1916], and served as a Gunner with the 19th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery.

He died 1st January 1918 (aged 31).

He was buried at the Jeancourt Communal Cemetery Extension [II D 8].

He is remembered on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Crossley's Carpets

In [Q4] 1921, Hilda married William H. Lyons in Fylde, Lancashire.

They lived at 37 Wellington Road, Blackpool

Hoyle, John Philip
[1876-1???] Son of Caleb Hoyle.

In 1901, he married Elizabeth Sutcliffe at Todmorden.

With his brother Joshua, he established Caleb Hoyle [1923] Limited

Hoyle, John Theodore
[1???-1???] Son of John Hoyle. He and his brother, Hanson, went to Québec to trade as merchants

Hoyle, John William
[1872-19??] Son of Benjamin Hoyle, woolsorter.

He was an overlooker [1896].

In 1896, he married Emma Jane Murgatroyd


Emma Jane was the daughter of
Thomas Murgatroyd
 

Hoyle, Jonas
[1865-1913] Born in Hipperholme.

He was a quarryman.

In 1894, he married Sarah Crossley [1871-1949] in Halifax.


Sarah was born in Greetland
 

Children:

  1. Herbert

The family lived at 242 Thornhill Road, Halifax [1911]

Hoyle, Joseph
[18??-19??] A confectioner and lodging-house keeper at Bailiff Bridge.

On 3rd August 1903, he and his wife were travelling with 30 or 40 other passengers who had been accommodated in the Guard's Van of an overcrowded train from Bradford to Bailiff Bridge. When the train arrived at Bailiff Bridge Station, Mrs Hoyle was pushed off the train and fell with her foot between the train and the platform and suffered an estimated £79 15/- damage. Mr and Mrs Hoyle sued the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway. The jury found that the railway was negligent in putting passengers in the Guard's Van and awarded £200 damages

Hoyle, Joseph
[1818-1860] Born in Norland.

He was inn keeper at the Stirk Bridge Inn, Norland [1845, 1851].

On 24th April 1842, he married Betty Radcliffe [1820-1896] at Elland Parish Church.


Betty was born in Norland
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1842]
  2. Joseph [b 1844]
  3. Sarah [1849-1921]
  4. Frances [1852-1916]
  5. Jane [1852-1916]
  6. Ellen [b Rochdale 1859]

The family moved to Rochdale between 1852 & 1859

Hoyle, Rev Joseph
[1825-1873] BA.

Son of Rev Giles Hoyle.

Born in Preston.

He trained at Airedale College and served at Pickering before becoming Minister at Bramley Lane Congregational Church [1855].

He resigned in 1863 and moved to Staindrop.

On 5th December 1854, he married Elizabeth Augusta Bowyer [1827-1914] in Sheffield.


Elizabeth Augusta was born in Raglan, Monmouthshire
 

Children:

  1. Edward Bowyer [1856-1921] who was born in Lightcliffe

In 1871, he was a Clergyman without care of souls at present a private tutor, and listed as a widower lodging at 48 Bernard Street, Bloomsbury. His wife was living with her father in Pickering; their son was at school in Alverthorpe near Pickering

He died after being run over by a vehicle in London

Hoyle, Joseph
[1847-1924] Son of George Hoyle.

He attended Rishworth Charity School.

He was tenant of Deerplay, Mill Bank [1914]

Hoyle, Joseph Harry
[1884-1914] Born in Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted for service in Milnsbridge, and served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Yorkshire Hussars (Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own).

He was killed in action [30th October 1914].

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial [33]

Hoyle, Joshua
[1588-1654] DD.

Born in Sowerby.

He was educated at Magdalen Hall Oxford. He was invited to Ireland and became a Fellow of Trinity College Dublin, and was elected Professor of Divinity there.

Over the next 15 years, he expounded the whole Bible through in daily lectures.

In 1641, the rebellion in Ireland drove him back to England, and he was appointed vicar of Stepney, London.

He became master of University College Oxford, and the king's Professor of Divinity.

He was one of the Assembly of Divines and gave evidence against Archbishop Laud.

He published several works

Hoyle, Joshua
[1622-1707] He married Martha Crossley [1625-1695].

Children:

  1. Luke

Hoyle, Joshua Ernest
[1859-1945] Of Halifax. He was a chartered accountant at Crossley Street Chambers, Halifax. He went into partnership as Hoyle, Shackleton & Taylor. He retired in 1938.

He was Secretary of the Halifax Chamber of Trade [1909-1942] / Secretary of the Halifax Music Festival / Secretary to Crossley Almshouses, Arden Road.

He was an active member of Pellon Lane Baptist Church. In 1927, he received the golden diploma of the National Sunday School Union in recognition of his 53 years' service in the Sunday School there.

He married Ada Calvert in Halifax [1900].

Children:

  1. daughter
  2. daughter

The family lived at 10 Cromwell Street / Belle Vue Place, Halifax.

He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 956]

Hoyle, Joshua Hodson
[1882-1929] Son of Caleb Hoyle.

He was a cotton spinner and manufacturer.

With his brother Philip, he established Caleb Hoyle [1923] Limited. He established J. H. Hoyle Limited. He lived at The Royd, Todmorden.

On 17th August 1905, he married Katharine Gertrude Sutcliffe at Wellington Road Chapel, Todmorden.


Katharine Gertrude was the daughter of Daniel Sutcliffe
 

Children:

  1. Eileen Patricia [1906-1985] who married William Maurice Eastwood Sager
  2. Joan [1914-2001] who married Godfrey Colwyn Noden [1908-1993]
  3. Sheila [b 1916] who married John Nelson

He presented 2 Daimler ambulances to the people of Todmorden in 1920 and another in 1925.

He died on 15th February 1929 when he failed to survive an anaesthetic administered by his dentist.

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £114,414

Hoyle, L.
[19??-19??] Curate at All Souls' Church, Halifax [1955]

Hoyle, Lawrence
[1895-1918] Born in Elland.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd/5th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died 12th April 1918.

He was buried at the Gommecourt British Cemetery No.2, Heburterne [V J 4]

Hoyle, Luke
[1655-1723] Son of Joshua Hoyle.

Born in Heptonstall.

He was churchwarden of Illingworth Church [1691].

In 1708, he sold the family's pews at Heptonstall Church to William Sutcliffe and Paul Greenwood.

On 13th February 1686, he married Dorothy Wilkinson [1658-1740] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Martha [b 1666]
  2. Rachel [1688-1731] who married Elkanah Farrer
  3. Sarah [b 1690]
  4. Hannah [1692-1762] who married John Ramsden
  5. Dorothy [b 1694] who married [1720] Benjamin Philips
  6. Mary [b 1696] who married [27th February 1720] James Greenwood
  7. Luke

The family lived at Ovenden House which he bought for £125 around 1690

Hoyle, Luke
[1700-1770] Son of Luke Hoyle.

Born at Ovenden House.

Hoyle, Luke
[1763-1811] Eldest son of Elkanah Hoyle.

Born in Ovenden.

He inherited £200 from his grandfather, Rowland Watson [1785]. The family moved to Haslingden [1786], although he continued to live at Ovenden/Hipperholme. He was in the wool trade with textile mills in Haslingden [1787].

In 16th December 1787, he married Susanna / Susan Hoyle [1769-1828] from Haslingden.

Children:

  1. Ann [1788-1859]
  2. Mary [b 1790]
  3. Betty [1794-1798]
  4. Susan [1796-1797]
  5. Luke [1798-1858]
  6. John

The family lived at

He was mentioned in the will of Rowland Watson

Hoyle, Luke
[1836-1868] A warehouseman from West Vale.

He married Unknown.

On Tuesday, 20th October 1868, he was killed by falling down a 100-foot precipice – known as The Scar – in Shroggs Wood, Wheatley. Hoyle had been wandering around Wheatley all morning, and had been warned of the danger. Some quarrymen found his body in the Hebble Brook at the base of the precipice. His back had broken in the fall

Hoyle, Margaret
[1527-1614] Daughter of Edward Hoyle.

She married (1) Mr Mallinson.

She married (2) Edward Hanson

Hoyle, Michael
[1???-1732] Gent.

On 6th February 1726/7, he married Deborah, widow of Robert Wood at Coley Church.

They lived at The Field, Shibden

Hoyle, Michael
[1740-1810] Yeoman of High Moss, Rishworth.

On 30th January 1785, he married Grace Barron [1766-1858] at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Michael

The boys were born at High Moss, Rishworth, and baptised at St Bartholomew's Church, Dean Head

Michael died at High Moss, Rishworth [1810].

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £450.

Michael & Grace were buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Dean Head

Hoyle, Michael
[1792-1851] Of The Grove, Rishworth.

Son of Michael Hoyle.

In 1836, he leased Booth Bridge Cotton Mill and 10 acres of land in Spa Meadow, to John Shepherd on condition that

he raises the dam bank and weir and insures the mill for £800

On 18th August 1814, he married Elizabeth Wilkinson [1791-1851] at St Peter's Church, Birstall.


Elizabeth was the daughter of Benjamin Wilkinson.

Her sister Mary married Harry Maslen on the same day at the same church

 

Michael died 25th August 1851 (aged 58).

Elizabeth died 15th July 1851 (aged 60).

The couple were buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Dean Head

Hoyle, Miriam
[1865-1945] Youngest daughter of James Hoyle.

She married Richard Redman.

She was buried at Heptonstall Slack Baptist Cemetery. In her will, valued at £97,295, she left bequests in trust for sailors, soldiers and airmen disabled in war

Hoyle, Nathan
[1???-16??] Of Lighthazles, Ripponden.

Son of Richard Hoyle.

He married Martha.

Children:

  1. Nathaniel
  2. Susan
  3. Sarah
  4. Martha
  5. Mary

Hoyle, Nathan
[16??-16??] See Soyland Mill, Sowerby

Hoyle, Nathan
[1767-1813] He was a Luddite / a weaver of Skircoat Green.

On 29th May 1787, he married (1) Sally Smith.

Children:

  1. Hannah [bapt 1788]
  2. Martha [1788] who died aged 5 months
  3. Sally [bapt 1793]
  4. Nancy [bapt 1795]
  5. Mary [bapt 1796]

The children were baptised at Warley Congregational Church.

On 29th October 1805, he married (2) Hannah Wilkinson.

Children:

  1. John [bapt 1806]
  2. James [bapt 1808]
  3. William [bapt 1811]
  4. child
  5. child
  6. child
  7. child

The children were baptised at Halifax Parish Church.

In 1813, he, Joseph Crowther, James Hey and Joseph Holroyd alias Carter, 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].

There were a total of 14 men executed in two batches of 7 men. Hoyle was in the first batch.

On 2nd March 1813, Quakers Joseph Wood & Rev Thomas Shillitoe visited his widow


The men visited Scar-coat Green accompanied by Thomas Dearden a friend from the locality.

Here, they visited the home of Nathan Hoyle, a weaver. His widow and their 7 children had moved there to live with her father and sister. Thomas noted that the situation of the father and sister

appeared to us to be a pitiful one

they appeared to be under great difficulty themselves to procure the neccessities of life

 

Hoyle, Peter J. D.
[1918-1942] LlB.

Son of Violet & James Hoyle of Ashfield, Sowerby Bridge.

He was educated at Scarborough, Marlborough College & Trinity Hall Cambridge / partner in J. B. Hoyle & Company / a member of Halifax Golf Club.

During World War II, he served as a Captain with the Royal Artillery.

He went to Malaya [September 1941] with the 272nd Battalion He was a Japanese POW.

He was killed in a road accident whilst on a working party [27th June 1942] (aged 24).

He was (possibly) buried at the Kranji War Cemetery

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint John the Evangelist, Warley, and on the Memorial at Halifax Golf Club, Ogden

Hoyle, Rachel
[18??-18??] Daughter of Thomas Hoyle.

Around 1845, she was postmistress at the Post Office which was established at the Golden Lion, Ripponden.

She took over from her father as landlady at the Golden Lion, Ripponden [1851].

She was head of the household [1851].

She and her sister Harriet were domestic servants for John Hadwen [1861]

Hoyle, Richard
[15??-1666] Of Lighthazles, Ripponden.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Nathan

Hoyle, Richard
[18??-18??] Medical botanist at Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge [1874]

Hoyle, Richard
[18??-19??] Of Manor Royd, Halifax.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Richard

Hoyle, Richard
[1814-1899] Son of Mr Hoyle.

Born in Pecket Well.

About 1830, he moved to Halifax and carried on business in the Piece Hall.

He was a stuff manufacturer employing 150 handloom weavers [1851] / a worsted spinner and manufacturer employing 370 men, women and children [1871] / a partner in W. & R. Hoyle. Later, he moved to Gaol Lane Mills with a warehouse at Square Road. He then moved to Queens Road Mill, Halifax

He was a member of Halifax Board of Guardians. He attended Pellon Lane Baptist Church.

In 1841, he married Sarah Nicholl [1822-1898] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. John [b 1842]
  2. Hannah [b 1846] who married [1868] William Henry Farrar at Halifax
  3. Thomas
  4. William [b 1849]
  5. Jane [b 1850] who married James Hick Hemingway
  6. Charles Edward
  7. Richard
  8. Sarah [b 1862]

The family lived at

He died [8th September 1899] at home – Fairfield House – after being ill for a week.

His obituary described him as

a man of genial and kindly disposition

He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery

Hoyle, Richard
[1860-1900] Son of Richard Hoyle.

Born in Halifax.

He was a manufacturer of Fairfield House, Queen's Road [1885] / a worsted manufacturer (employer) [1891].

In 1885, he married Phoebe Radcliffe [1864-1???] at All Souls' Church, Halifax.


Phoebe was born in Huddersfield, the daughter of David Radcliffe, farmer
 

Children:

  1. Marian [b 1887] who was a pupil at Belvedere Road, Scarborough [1901]
  2. Ethel [b 1889]
  3. Henry [1891-1896]
  4. William
  5. Dorothy [b 1894]
  6. Vera [b 1899]

The family lived at

  • 8 Hyde Park Road, Halifax [1891]
  • Clevedon, Albert Promenade, Halifax [1900, 1901, 1911]
  • 65B Lexham Gardens, Kensington, London

Richard died 7th April 1900 (aged 40).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £29,715.

Probate was granted to his widow Phoebe

Hoyle, Richard
[19??-] Tenant at Wood Lane Hall, Sowerby.

After J. Walker owned the Hall, it was put up for auction. It failed to reach the reserve price and Hoyle made an offer which was accepted.

In 2007, he successfully applied for planning permission to build holiday let premises on the grounds of the Hall

Hoyle, Captain Richard
[19??-19??] RA.

Only son of Richard Hoyle.

On 9th October 1940, he married Margaret Mildred Greatorex.


Margaret Mildred was the daughter of Dr Robert Wilkinson Greatorex
 

Children:

  1. son [b 1946]

He lived at Barkisland Lower Hall

Hoyle, Robert
[17??-1771] Of Swift Place.

Son of Elkanah Hoyle.

He married Ellen Whithead from Bradford.

Children:

  1. Charles
  2. Anne [17??-1850] who died unmarried in Marlborough, Wiltshire

He was buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden

Hoyle, Robert
[1869-19??] Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was landlord of the Rose & Crown, Cote Hill [1905, 1911].

In [Q1] 1890, he married Betsy Alice Hellawell [1869-19??] from Sowerby Bridge, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Fred [b 1895] who was a carpet maker cropping machinist [1911]

Hoyle, Rev Rowland
[1768-1824] Son of Elkanah Hoyle.

Born in Ovenden.

He was educated at Queens College Oxford [1789], ordained at Buckden, Huntingdonshire [1793], curate at Ancaster [1793], resident master of Heighington School, Lincolnshire [1800-1824], rector of St Clement's, Saltfleet, Lincolnshire [1803], curate of Thorpe on the Hill, Lincolnshire [1814-1824], vicar of Grandby & Sutton [1814-1821], vicar of Marnham, rector of Screveton [1814=1824], and curate of Skellingthorpe, Lincolnshire [1814-1824]

On 4th January 1798, he married Elizabeth Rawlinson [1773-1818] from Grantham, at Loversall, Yorkshire.

Children:

  1. Mary Ann [1798] who died in infancy
  2. Rowland Watson [1799-1835]
  3. Elizabeth [1801] who died in infancy
  4. James [1802-1883] who was a clergyman
  5. Mary [1803] who died in infancy
  6. Richard Elkanah [1806-1868]
  7. John William [1810-1892]

He was mentioned in the will of Rowland Watson

Hoyle, S.
[1???-19??] Verger/Sexton at St Peter's Mission Church, Brookfoot [1933].

He lived at Grove Cottages, Brookfoot

Hoyle, Sam
[1860-1950] Son of Martha (née Bottomley) & William Hoyle, a woollen cloth fuller.

Born in Greetland.

He was Chairman of Hoyle (Greetland) Limited. He established the Trinity Garage Company Limited.

In 1883, he married Mary Jane Brown [1860-1893] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Charles William
  2. John Edmund

His sons were directors of the firm.

He died in Elland [19th November 1950]

Hoyle, Sam Robinson
[1917-1952] MC, TD.

Son of John Edmund Hoyle.

He was Lieutenant-Colonel with the 7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment / Managing Director of Hoyle (Greetland) Limited at North Dean Mill, West Vale.

He died 20th May 1952 (aged 34).

He is buried in the family grave at St Thomas's Church, Greetland

See Sam Robinson Hoyle memorial garden

Hoyle, Sammy
[1???-1???] Minister at New Hey Road chapel [1859].

See Crowtrees Methodist Chapel, Rastrick

Hoyle, Samuel
[1???-18??] Of Rough Hey Farm, Sowerby Bridge.

After a

wild, profligate youth

he became a strong adherent to the Methodist and Temperance causes. He was instrumental in Mount Pleasant Wesleyan Chapel, Norland becoming a Methodist Free Church in the mid-19th century

Hoyle, Samuel
[1801-1873] Born in Norland.

He was a weaver [1841] / a fancy weaver [1851] / a woollen weaver [1861] / a retired woollen weaver [1871, 1873]. He was active in the Methodist church:

  • He preached at Lindley Wesleyan Free Church [May 1862]
  • He preached at Holmfirth Wesleyan Free Church [August 1862]
  • He took part in the ceremony when John Law of Greetland laid the foundation stone of the new United Methodist Free Church, Skircoat [May 1866]

He was described as the most noted of many local preachers

He dared to preach the truth and was termed the fearless local preacher. Though at many times he offended people by his plain speech, he was the most popular local preacher of his time

In September 1850, he was one of a number of local preachers who were expelled from the Wesleyans at Tuel Lane United Methodist Free Chapel and met in a room at the Bull's Head, Sowerby Bridge and in private houses.

On 12th December 1824, he married Leah Priestley [1794-1873] at Elland Parish Church.


Leah was born in Greetland
 

They lived at Sowerby Croft, Norland [1841, 1851, 1861, 1871].

The couple were never separated for a single night throughout their married life, and they died within 6 weeks of each other: Leah [5th April 1873]; Samuel [18th May 1873].

They were buried at St Luke's Church, Norland: Leah [10th April 1873]; Samuel [22nd May 1873]

Hoyle, Samuel
[1859-1947] Son of George Hoyle.

Born at Lower Deerplay [29th October 1859].

He was educated at Rishworth Charity School, Making Place Academy & Heath Grammar School / articled to Charles Henry Leeming / a solicitor in Halifax [1884], then Sowerby Bridge [1889] / Registrar of Births & Deaths for Sowerby Sub Division [1891, 1901] / clerk to Edward Navey's Charity / a member of the Ryburn [No 1283] Masonic Lodge / active in the Wesleyan Church

He lived at Lower Deerplay.

He died in Westleigh Briestfield, near Dewsbury.

He was buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby [18th September 1947]

Hoyle, Samuel Dyson
[1808-1885] Son of Elkanah Hoyle.

Born in Ripponden.

He went to live in Liverpool.

On 3rd January 1831, he married Mary Walker.


Mary came from Golcar
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth who married Thomas Peacock
  2. James who was a draper in Liverpool [1885]

Samuel died 26th January 1885.

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £300.

Probate was granted to his son James

Hoyle, Sarah
[18??-18??] A domestic servant with Mr H. S. Bates, a Halifax draper.

On 1st October 1857, she was charged with stealing silk, cotton blankets, stays, handkerchiefs, shawls, stockings etc from Mr Bates's shop. She had made them into bundles and left with her friends till called for

Hoyle, Theodore
[1884-1953] Born in Halifax [19th March 1884].

Cricketer who played one game for Yorkshire County Cricket Club against Northamptonshire [1919].

He died in Hull [2nd June 1953]

Hoyle, Thomas
[15??-1605] Aka Hoile. Of Hoyle House, Lightcliffe.

He married Elizabeth, widow of Richard Hogge

Hoyle, Thomas
[1727-17??] Son of Luke Hoyle.

Born at Ovenden House.

He was in business partnership with his father [1758].

On 13th November 1755, he married Betty Hamerton [1727-1???] from Halifax.

Children:

  1. Thomas [b 1759]

In 1765, there was a dispute between him and his brother Elkanah over their father's will. Elkanah took control of his father's business and property

Hoyle, Thomas
[1781-18??] He was landlord of the Golden Lion, Ripponden [1834].

In 18??, he married Mary [1781-18??].

Children:

  1. Harriot [b 1816] who was a domestic servant for John Hadwen [1861]
  2. Sarah [b 1821]
  3. Rachel
  4. daughter
  5. Martha who married [11th May 1835] T. S. Rowlandson, bookkeeper of the Triangle

Hoyle, Thomas
[18??-18??] Rag & shoddy dealer at West Vale.

In June 1869, he was declared insolvent and detained in custody after Achille Ferrari, a rag merchant in Dewsbury, said Hoyle owed him £30 10/8d for rags. Hoyle owed a total of £55 6/4d with cash assets of only £4 5/- and blamed losses in trade as the cause of his insolvency

Hoyle, Thomas
[18??-18??] He was a worsted manufacturer / a partner in Hoyle & Greenwood [1864]

He married (1) Mary [1818-1854]

He married (2) Sarah Ashworth.

Children:

  1. Jane [1857-1931] who married Arthur Walker

The family lived at Holme House, Warley

Hoyle, Thomas
[1819-1866] Born in Wadsworth.

He was a worsted manufacturer / a partner in Hoyle & Greenwood [1864]

The partnership was dissolved on 16th April 1864

He established Thomas Hoyle & Sons.

He married (1) Mary [1818-1854].

Children:

  1. John
  2. Eliza [1845-1903] who married George Henry Webster

He married (2) Sarah Ashworth.

Children:

  1. Jane [1857-1931] who married Arthur Walker
  2. Thomas

The family lived at Holme House, Warley [1860s].

He died at Holme House [25th November 1866].

After his death, sons John & Thomas headed the business

Hoyle, Thomas
[1848-19??] Son of Richard Hoyle.

He was a worsted spinner [1881, 1891].

In 1874, he married Charlotte Emmet.

Children:

  1. Gertrude [b 1874]
  2. Edith [b 1876]
  3. Beatrice [b 1877]
  4. Charlotte [b 1879]
  5. Sarah [b 1881]
  6. Mary [b 1884]
  7. Gladys [b 1889]

The family lived at

  • 2 Eldon Place, Halifax [1881, 1891]
  • Staincliffe, Francis Street, Halifax [1901]

Hoyle, Thomas
[1859-1930] Son of Thomas Hoyle.

After the death of their father [1866], he and his brother John headed the family business – Thomas Hoyle & Sons Limited.

Both retired with the sale of the business [18??]

He lived at Savile Royd, Halifax [1914].

He died at Savile Royd [16th January 1930].

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £179,154 2/10d.

See Harold Green

Hoyle, Thomas Ashworth
[1???-19??] Or Tommy.

Of Holdsworth House, Holmfield.

In 1932, he bought the business of James Akroyd & Son.

He was a Director of Thomas Hoyle & Sons Limited [1935, 1949].

In 1949, he was also a director of Fountain Property Trust Limited

Hoyle, Thomas de
[1???-12??] An early member of the Hoyle family.

He was described as a Frenchman when he was recorded at Soyland [1246, 1248].

An item by John W. Hoyle in The Scrivener [September 2012] suggests that he was a Breton with Cornish connections

See Hoyle surname

Hoyle, Thomas Dent
[18??-19??] Of James Hoyle & Sons Limited.

He lived at Chisley Hall, Old Town [1905]

Hoyle, Timothy
[1811-1886] Born in Clifton.

He was a shoemaker [1881, 1884] / a cordwainer [1851] / a boot & shoemaker [1861] / a shoe maker [1871] / a boot & shoe maker [1881].

He married Sarah [1813-1886].


Sarah was born in Bierley
 

Children:

  1. Ann [b 1833] who married [Q1 1851] Joseph Sugden in Halifax
  2. Susan [1835-1854] who was a weaver [1851]
  3. George [1837-1861] who was a cordwainer [1851], a shoe maker [1861]
  4. Margaret [b 1839] who was a spinner [1851], a silk spinner [1861]
  5. Harriet [1841-1856]
  6. Joseph [b 1844] who was a currier [1861]
  7. Charles Henry
  8. Mary Ann [b 1849]
  9. Alfred [b 1852] who was a joiner [1871]
  10. Ernest
  11. Adaline [b 1858] who was a carpet mill hand [1871]

The family lived at

  • Birkhouse, Clifton [1841]
  • 6 Birk House, Clifton [1851]
  • Birk House, Common End, Clifton [1861]
  • Common End, Clifton [1871, 1881]
  • Lightcliffe [1884]

Living with them [in 1841] was Susey Hoyle [aged 70].

Living with them in 1851 was daughter Ann and her husband Joseph Sugden [b 1827] (wool comber).

Timothy died 20th June 1886 (aged 75).

Sarah died 1st October 1886 (aged 73).

Members of the family were buried at Lightcliffe Old Church Graveyard along with Raymond Hoyle (son of Charles Henry), Mary Ann Hoyle (wife of Charles Henry), and Mary Elizabeth Potter (daughter of Mary Elizabeth

Hoyle, W.
[18??-18??] Furniture dealer at Halifax.

In July 1864, he was declared bankrupt

Hoyle, W.
[18??-19??] He was a player member of Sowerby Free Wanderers Football Club.

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

He died in the conflict

Hoyle, William
[15??-1591] A wooldriver and clothier at Lightcliffe.

He owned, and lived at, Slead Hall, Brighouse [1590].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Henry who was educated at Cambridge and went to live in Gisburn
  2. son who was educated at Cambridge

Hoyle, William
[18??-1917]

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

He died 4th October 1917.

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial [19-23 & 162], and on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Hoyle, William
[1812-1???] Son of Mr Hoyle.

He was a stuff merchant [1851] / a partner in W. & R. Hoyle.

He lived at

  • Mill House, Midgley – with his brother, Richard, and sister, Sarah [1841]
  • 2 Green Hill Terrace, Halifax – with his brother Richard [1851]

Hoyle, William
[1864-19??] Son of Joseph Hoyle, woolsorter.

Born in Kidderminster, Worcestershire.

He was an oil cloth printer of West Vale, Greetland [1888] / a floor cloth printer [1891] / an oil cloth labourer [1901] / a peddler / oil cloth hawker [1911]

In 1888, he married Julia Emily Taylor [1867-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Julia Emily was born in Luddendenfoot, the daughter of Thomas Taylor, weaver
 

Children:

  1. Ada [b 1888] who was a worsted coating mender [1911]
  2. Harry
  3. Willie / William [b 1896] who was a cotton piecer [1911]
  4. Alfred [b 1898] who was a woollen piecer [1911]
  5. Ernest [b 1901]
  6. Minnie [b 1904]

The family lived at

  • Black Wall, Spring Gardens, Luddendenfoot, Warley [1891]
  • 93 Bolton Brow, Sowerby Bridge [1901]
  • 10 Derby Street, Sowerby Bridge [1911]

Hoyle, William
[1892-1917] Son of Richard Hoyle, and nephew of Charles Edward Hoyle.

He was educated at Lansing College / a member of the Cadet Corps / a worsted spinner [1911] with his uncle Charles Edward Hoyle in the family firm W. & R. Hoyle / a member of the Inns of Court OTC [December 1915]. He obtained a commission as a 2nd Lieutenant with the 8th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment [November 1916].

He was killed in action on Easter Monday [9th April 1917] (aged 25).

He was buried at the Tilloy British Cemetery, Tilloy-Les-Mofflaines [I B 23].

He is remembered on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Hoyle, William Ellison
[1901-1965]

He married Edith Alice Sutcliffe


Edith Alice was the daughter of
James Arthur Sutcliffe
 

Children:

  1. Annie [1925-1945]

Annie was buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones

Hoyle, William Henry
[1867-19??]

In [Q3] 1878, he married Elizabeth Mayes [18??-1???] in Bradford.

Children:

  1. James William
  2. Frederick Harold

The family lived at

  • Queensbury
  • Warmsleigh, Tile Hill, Coventry

Sons James William & Frederick Harold died in World War I

Hoyle, Willie
[1895-1918] Son of Albert Hoyle.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 11th Battalion Notts & Derby (Sherwood Foresters) Regiment.

He died 9th November 1918 (aged 23).

He was buried at the Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension [II B 14].

He is remembered on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

 

The Hoyle family of Lightcliffe
Brighouse, Hipperholme and Lightcliffe family associated with Hoyle House, Lightcliffe.

In old documents, the name is often spelled Hoile.

Besides those who lived at Hoyle House, members of the family have included Elkanah Hoyle.

See Brighouse river crossing, Daisy Croft House and Hoyle Surname

The Hoyle family of Lighthazles
Descended from Henry Hoile De Lyghthezels of Lighthazles, Ripponden.

Other members of the family include John Hoyle

The Hoyle family of Ovenden House
The family occupied Ovenden House from Luke Hoyle who bought the house [1690], through to Elkanah Hoyle who sold the house [1768]

The Hoyle family of Swift Place
Of Swift Place, Soyland.

See John Hoile, Elkanah Swift Hoyle and Thomas de Hoyle

Hoyle surname
Other forms of the surname include Hoile, Hole, Hoyel, Hoyles and Hoylle.

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

Thomas de Hoyle is recorded at Soyland in 1246 and Henry att Hoyle is recorded in 1379.

The name is derived from the local pronunciation of hole, meaning a hole or hollow.

In an article in The Scrivener [September 2012], John W. Hoyle disputes this origin of the surname, and suggests that Thomas was a descendant of Hoel, the son of the Duke of Brittany.

The surname is found across the Halifax, Soyland & Elland districts.

There are over 180 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Hoyle, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Hoyle:


Marriages 1792, 1793, 1798, 1806, 1807, 1809, 1810, 1812, 1824, 1863, 1865, 1872, 1876, 1897, 1899, 1900, 1905, 1907, 1915, 1916, 1920, 1940, 1941, 1972, 1975; Deaths 1848, 1899, 1900, 1907
 

See Hoyle House, Lightcliffe and Hoyle families




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