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Mr Lord [18??-18???]
Abraham Lord [1810-1872]
Albert Edward Lord [1888-1918]
Benjamin Lord [1811-18??]
Charles Lord [18??-1???]
David Lord [17??-1788]
David Lord [1845-19??]
Douglas Lord [1891-1939]
Edmund Lord [1748-1838]
Edmund Lord [18??-1???]
Edmund Lord [1878-1???]
Edward Lord [18??-19??]
Edward Lord [1812-1875]
Edward Lord [1849-1923]
Edward Wilfred Lord [1887-1963]
Eli Lord [18??-19??]
Ernest Henry Lord [1897-1917]
Frank Lord [1848-1875]
Fred Lord [1889-1917]
G. Lord [18??-18??]
George Arthur Lord [1893-1918]
Harry Lord [1862-19??]
Henry Lord [1782-18??]
Henry Lord [1808-18??]
Jack Lord [18??-19??]
Jack Lord [1920-1943]
James Lord [18??-18??]
James Lord [18??-18??]
James Lord [18??-19??]
James Lord [18??-19??]
James Lord [1830-1???]
James Lord [1854-1891]
James Lord [1887-1918]
James Edward Lord [1886-1916]
Jesse Lord [18??-18??]
Jesse Lord [1861-1908]
Joe Lord [1891-1918]
John Lord [1???-18??]
John Lord [1770-1843]
John Lord [1786-1835]
John Lord [1790-1854]
John Lord [1799-1858]
John Lord [18??-1???]
John Lord [18??-1???]
John Lord [18??-18??]
John Lord [18??-18??]
John Lord [18??-19??]
John Lord [1830-1884]
John Lord [1831-1892]
John Lord [1838-1878]
John Lord [1893-1916]
John Lord [1924-1944]
John Sutcliffe Lord [1889-1937]
John William Lord [1848-1911]
Joseph Lord [18??-1???]
Josiah Lord [1807-1875]
Kenneth Lord [19??-2003]
Kevin Gordon Lord [1922-1986]
Lawrence Lord [1854-1???]
Leonard Lord [1895-1918]
Leslie Newhall Lord [1897-1916]
Maria Amanda Lord [18??-19??]
Mary Lord [17??-1830]
Norman Lord [1890-1946]
Richard Lord [1859-1925]
Robert Lord [1830-1851]
Sam Lord [1893-1918]
Sam Lord [1918-1943]
Sam Leslie Lord [1904-1942]
Samuel Lord [17??-18??]
Samuel Lord [1802-1849]
Samuel Lord [1836-1880]
Samuel Lord [1844-1900]
Simeon Lord [17??-1???]
Simeon Lord [1771-1840]
Rev Dr Stuart Lord [19??-]
Thomas Lord [17??-1881]
Thomas Lord [1733-1790]
Thomas Lord [1774-1849]
Thomas Lord [18??-18??]
Thomas Lord [1804-1866]
Thomas Lord [1832-1876]
Thomas Edward Lord [1899-1975]
Tom E. Lord [18??-19??]
W. B. Lord [18??-19??]
Walter Lord [18??-19??]
Walter Lord [18??-191?]
Walter Lord [1853-1902]
William Lord [1???-1888]
William Lord [1813-1857]
William Lord [1855-1914]
William Henry Lord [1875-1956]
Willie Lord [18??-1917]
Willie Lord [1857-1897]
Willie Lord [1890-1919]
Willie Lord [1897-1916]


Lord, Mr
[18??-18???] Of Todmorden.

He married Hannah [1818-1???]

Children:

  1. Alice [1854-1???] who married Handley Ashworth

In 1881, the widowed Hannah was living with daughter Alice and family

Lord, Abraham
[1810-1872] Son of John Lord.

He and his brothers – John, Samuel, Thomas, Josiah and Edward - established Lord Brothers.

In 1851, they were listed as machine makers and cotton spinners, employing 54 men and 3 boys (in the machine shop)  and 5 men, 7 boys and 34 females (in the cotton mill).

In 1861, they were employing 17 men and 20 boys (in the machine making firm)  and 33 men and 43 women (in the cotton factory).

He was retired by 1871.

He married (1) Emma [1812-1846].

Children:

  1. John
  2. Henry
  3. Sarah
  4. Andrew

In 1847, he married (2) Sarah Firth [1812-1867].

Children:

  1. Samuel
  2. Martha

The family lived at

  • Hallroyd
  • Hanging Ditch
  • Stackhills
  • Wellington Road

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

Lord, Albert Edward
[1888-1918] MM.

Son of David Lord.

Born in Halifax.

He was educated at Halifax Secondary School & Heath Grammar School / chief textile designer for a Bradford firm [1911] / organist at Shelf Wesleyan Chapel / deputy organist at Eastbrook Hall, Bradford.

In [Q3] 1917, he married Maggie Crowther in Halifax.

They lived at 1 Brow Lane, Shelf.

During World War I, he enlisted [August 1914], and served as a Private with the West Yorkshire Regiment, the Bradford Pals.

He was awarded the Military Medal [14th September 1916]

for gallantry and devotion to duty in action

He died 29th April 1918 (aged 30).

He was buried at Witchfield Methodist Chapel, Shelf.

He is remembered on a Memorial in the Chapel Yard,

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Halifax Secondary School, on the Memorial at Stannary Congregational Church, Halifax, on the Memorial at Heath Grammar School, on the Memorial at Shelf Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, on the Memorial at Saint Michael's & All Angels' Church, Shelf, and on the Memorial at Saint Anne's Church, Southowram

Lord, Benjamin
[1811-18??] Born in Halifax.

He was a woolstapler [1851].

He married Hannah [1811-18??].


Hannah was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Eleanor [b 1835]
  2. Barbara [b 1837]
  3. Elizabeth [b 1839]
  4. Hannah [b 1841]
  5. John [b 1842]
  6. Sarah A. [b 1844]
  7. Sidney [b 1847]
  8. Horatio [b 1849]
  9. Emma [b 1850]

The family lived at 22 Parliament Street, Halifax [1887]

Lord, Charles
[18??-1???] In 1886, he went into partnership with Jonathan Stansfield at Hebden Bridge producing fustian and other materials. He became sole proprietor of the business [1895].

He was a member of Hebden Bridge UDC and RDC / a member of the Todmorden RDC [1895] / a Guardian of the Todmorden Union.

He lived at Stubbings House, Hebden Bridge [1898]

Lord, David
[17??-1788] Weaver of Erringden.

On 5th April 1788, he and Thomas Greenwood were executed at Tyburn for breaking into the warehouse of worsted manufacturers John and James Knowles at Stoodley-in-Langfield, and carrying away divers parcels of worsted

Lord, David
[1845-19??] Born in Ovenden.

He was a commercial clerk [1871, 1881] / a cashier at a cotton spinning factory [1891] / a secretary & accountant [1901] / a secretary for orphanages and almshouses [1911] / employed by Crossley Orphanage, Halifax.

In 1868, he married Hannah Thomas [1845-19??] in Halifax.


Hannah was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Emma [b 1873] who was a pupil teacher [1891]
  2. Lucy Ellen [b 1874]
  3. Wilfred [b 1877] who was a junior clerk in office [1891] and served in German East Africa [World War I]
  4. Thomas A [b 1879] who was a book keeper (Automatic Screw Company) [1901]
  5. Arthur B [b 1881] who was a book binder [1901]
  6. Albert Edward

The family lived at

  • Cemetery Road, Heckmondwike [1871]
  • 148 Gibbet Street, Halifax [1881]
  • 1 Brighton Grove, Pellon Lane, Halifax [1891, 1901, 1911, 1918]

Living with them in 1911 was sister-in-law Martha Thomas [b  1856]

Lord, Douglas
[1891-1939] Second son of William Lord.

On 2nd October 1929, he married Hilda May Robinson from Harrow

Lord, Edmund
[1748-1838] Of Greave Farm, Langfield.

He was a weaver / a factory-man of Rawdon's Callis Mill [1798] / a deacon at Myrtle Grove Chapel, Eastwood [1817].

In 1772, he married Margaret Ashworth

Lord, Edmund
[18??-1???] He married Alice Barker.


Alice was the daughter of
William Barker
 

Children:

  1. Henry Barker
  2. Agnes
  3. Mary Hannah

Lord, Edmund
[1878-1???] Son of James Lord

He was a joiner [1901, 1911].

He married Maria.

Children:

  1. James [b 1902]
  2. Amy [b 1903]
  3. Arthur [b 1905]
  4. George [b 1907]
  5. Carrie [b 1910]

In 1911, the family were living with Edmunds' mother Caroline and stepfather George Astin

Lord, Edward
[18??-19??] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Roll of Honour at Patmos Congregational Chapel, Todmorden

Lord, Edward
[1812-1875] Son of John Lord.

He and his brothers – John, Samuel, Thomas, Josiah and Abraham - established Lord Brothers.

In 1851, they were listed as machine makers and cotton spinners, employing 54 men and 3 boys (in the machine shop)  and 5 men, 7 boys and 34 females (in the cotton mill).

In 1861, they were employing 17 men and 20 boys (in the machine making firm)  and 33 men and 43 women (in the cotton factory).

He was senior partner in the family business – Lord Brothers Limited – and was the driving force of the partnership.

Between 1861 and 1865 twelve patents were registered to Edward, some designed to deal with the problems that were created by using Indian cotton instead of the much easier American fibre.

He patented several pieces of machinery – and improvements for existing machinery and processes, including

inventions for the better cleaning and opening of cotton, and by one of which the first successful attempt is made to separate the leaf from the fibre in the processing of scutching

He was an engineer for the Todmorden Joint Stock Mill Company [1858] / a member of the first Todmorden Local Board [1861].

In 1837, he married Mary Law.


Mary was the daughter of William Law
 

Children:

  1. James [1838] who died aged 5 days
  2. Elizabeth [1839] who died aged 10 months
  3. Martha [1840-1861]
  4. Sarah [1841] who died aged 5 days
  5. Evina
  6. Angelina [1845-1849]
  7. Charles Edward [1846] who died aged 5 weeks
  8. Frank
  9. Walter
  10. Fred [1854-1876]
  11. Willie

The family lived at

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £80,000

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Todmorden

Lord, Edward
[1849-1923] JP.

From Bacup.

He moved to Todmorden around 1880, and became a cotton manufacturer at Gauxholme.

He was Member of the Todmorden Board of Guardians [1894] / Chairman of the Todmorden Board of Guardians [1899, 1905] / Aldermen of the Borough of Todmorden [1902] / Mayor of Todmorden [1909-1911 /] Chief Magistrate for Todmorden [1909] / a Member of the West Riding County Council.

In 1910, he bought Centre Vale from the Fielden family.

He married Unknown from Bacup.

They lived at Belsfield, Todmorden

Lord, Edward Wilfred
[1887-1963] Son of Walter Lord.

Born in Todmorden.

He was educated at boarding school: Buxton College, Buxton, Derbyshire [1901].

In May 1908, his 21st birthday was marked by giving the workforce a day trip to Blackpool. The workforce presented him with a writing bureau and silver ink stand.

In 1911, with both parents dead, he was a machine maker, living with his maternal uncles and aunt at Greenhurst Hey. In 1913, he was a Gentleman of Greenhurst Hey.

He followed his father into the family concern of Lord Brothers.

On 2nd July 1913, he married Jean Russell at Todmorden Parish Church.


Jean was the daughter of Dr Lawson Russell
 

He died at his home at Beauchamp Road, St Anne's on Sea

Lord, Eli
[18??-19??] In [Q1] 1861, he married Caroline Shaw in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1871] who married John Quinn

The family lived at 36 Back Foundry Street, Halifax [1901].

Staying with them in 1901 was granddaughter Anorah Quinn [aged 11]

Lord, Ernest Henry
[1897-1917] Illegitimate son of Bertha Lord

Born in Halifax.

In [Q4] 1901, Bertha married William Greenwood.

As a child, he lived

  • with the family of Sarah Holroyd, at 3 Smith Street North, Halifax [1901]
  • with his mother & stepfather, at 83 Prospect Street, New Bank, Halifax [1911]
He was a mill hand for cotton spinner [1911] / employed in the spinning shed at Crossley's, Dean Clough Mills / a regular soldier [April 1914].

During World War I, he enlisted [August 1914], and served as a Gunner with B Battery 307th Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He went to France with the First Expeditionary Force. He was wounded twice.

He was killed whilst trying to extinguish a fire at an ammunition dump [14th August 1917] (aged 20).

He was buried at the Ypres Reservoir Cemetery [I G 50].

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

Lord, Frank
[1848-1875] Son of Edward Lord.

Born 29th September 1848.

He died in Bombay on 3rd July 1875, whilst on a business trip in connection with Lord Brothers to India, and was buried at Catpuri, India. There is a memorial to him in Christ Church, Todmorden

Lord, Fred
[1889-1917] Son of John Lord.

Born in Norland.

He was a member of the Primitive Methodist Chapel, Norland / a worsted warehouseman [1911] / a warehouseman [1914] / employed by William Morris & Sons Limited [for 16 years].

On 21st March 1914, he married Sarah Hannah Howarth [1886-1967] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah Hannah, of Field House, Sowerby, was the daughter of John William Howarth, labourer
 

The family lived at

  • Oaken Royd, Triangle [1914]
  • 4 Victoria Square, Sowerby Bridge [1917]

During World War I, he enlisted [27th July 1916], and served as a Private with the 13th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He trained at Hornsea Bridge Camp.

He was sent to France [15th January 1917].

He was killed in action [3rd June 1917] (aged 27).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France, on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Saint George's Church, Sowerby, on Triangle War Memorial, on the Triangle Roll of Honour, and on Norland War Memorial

Lord, G.
[18??-18??] Stonemason at Halifax.

In September 1864, he was declared bankrupt

Lord, George Arthur
[1893-1918] Son of John William Lord.

Born in Hebden Bridge.

He was a clerk [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 15th (Hampshire Yeomanry) Battalion Hampshire Regiment.

He was killed in action [16th October 1918] (aged 25).

He was buried at the Dadizeele New British Cemetery [III B 15].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Hebden Bridge Association Football Club, and on the Memorial at Hebden Bridge United District Secondary School

Lord, Harry
[1862-19??] Born in Huddersfield.

He was a power loom overlooker [1891] / a worsted weaver's overlooker [1901] / a foreman worsted weaving overlooker [1911]

In 1887, he married Ada Alice Longbottom [1869-19??] in Huddersfield.


Ada Alice was born in Victoria, Australia
 

Children:

  1. John Irwin [b 1888] who was a lithographer [1911]
  2. Ellen [b 1890] who was a clothier's machinist [1911]
  3. Arthur Duncan [b 1895] who was an engine cleaner railway co [1911]
  4. Willie
  5. Eveline [b 1898] who was a clothier's machinist [1911]
  6. Jennie [b 1901]
  7. Harry [b 1906]

The family lived at

  • 13 Essex Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 58 Ripon Street, Halifax [1901, 1911]

3 sons served during World War I: Willie was killed; Bombardier Arthur Duncan Lord was wounded by a bullet passing through his hip, and was hospitalised in Edinburgh; and Irwin Lord was with the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

Lord, Henry
[1782-18??] Of Southgrain.

Son of Samuel Lord.

Born in Bacup.

He was a farmer, taking over Southgrain Farm, Dulesgate from his father [1808] / a coal proprietor Southgrain [1824] / a member of the Todmorden & Walsden Select Vestry [1838] / farmer at Southgrain [1841] / farmer of 36 acres at Southgrain [1851] / a steward [1857]

In 1803, he married Betty Haigh [1782-1859].

Children:

  1. John
  2. Mary
  3. Samuel
  4. Henry
  5. James
  6. Elias
  7. Richard
  8. Betty
  9. Susan
  10. Elias
  11. Greenwood
  12. Hannah

Betty died in 1859 from debility and infirmity [aged 77] and the register of Cloughfoot Chapel recorded that she was buried at the Wesleyan Cemetery, Bacup. It goes on to say that she was a member of the Church from its formation in 1840

Lord, Henry
[1808-18??] Born in Sowerby.

He was a woolcomber [1868] / a wool dresser [1851].

He married Hannah [1805-18??].


Hannah was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. John
  2. Susey [b 1833] who was a wool dresser [1851]
  3. James [b 1836] who was a wool dresser [1851]
  4. Eli [b 1844]

The family lived at Upper Harper Royd, Norland [1851]

Lord, Jack
[18??-19??] Aka John.

He married Anastasia McDermott.

See Caldene Clothing Company and Lord Brothers Hatchery

Lord, Jack
[1920-1943] Son of Elizabeth & Herbert Lord of Cornholme.

During World War II, he served as a Gunner with 85 Anti-Tank Regiment Royal Artillery.

He died 27th September 1943 (aged 23).

He was buried at the Chungkai War Cemetery [1 L 9].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Lord, James
[18??-18??] He was an agent for The Leeds Mercury [1840s].

He had a circulating library at Northgate, Halifax [1850]

Lord, James
[18??-18??] In April 1853, he was imprisoned for 1 month for stealing a handkerchief, the property of Thomas Perkington of Skircoat

Lord, James
[18??-19??] Travelling draper at Todmorden.

In February 1891, he was declared insolvent

Lord, James
[18??-19??] In 1879, he set up a restaurant in Bradford Road, Brighouse. He later moved to Huddersfield Road. In 1889, he built the Economic Dining Rooms in Bethel Street

Lord, James
[1830-1???] An apprentice tailor at Todmorden.

In March 1847, he was charged with setting fire to the plantation of J. Taylor of Todmorden. He commented that he did not care if he was transported

Lord, James
[1854-1891] Born in Stansfield [12th February 1854].

He was mason and publican [1881] / landlord of the Black Horse, Walsden [1881-1891].

In 1875, he married Caroline Mills [1854-1928] from Langfield, in Todmorden

Caroline was landlady of the Black Horse, Walsden [1891].

Children:

  1. Annie [1876-1877]
  2. Edmund
  3. Arthur [1880-1881]
  4. Maria [b 1881] who was a house maid [1901]
  5. Ruth [1882-1883]
  6. Jesse [1884-1930] who was a mechanic [1901], a tinner [1911]

James died 7th May 1891.

After James's death, Caroline took over at the Black Horse [1891].

In 1893, his widow Caroline married George Astin

Members of the family were buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone: Annie [April 1877]; Arthur [August 1881]; Ruth [November 1883]; James [May 1891]; Caroline [August 1928] (aged 74); Jesse [March 1930] (aged 45) 

Lord, James
[1887-1918]

He married Nellie.

They lived at 712 Burnley Road, Holme House, Cornholme.

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

He died 12th October 1918 (aged 31).

He was buried at the Kirechkoi-Hortakoi Military Cemetery [316].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Lord, James Edward
[1886-1916] Son of James Lord.

Born in Warley.

He was a brass moulder [1911].

On 21st August 1911, he married Emily Holdsworth [1888-19??] in Halifax.


Emily was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Leslie [b 1912]
  2. William [b 1914]

The children were born in Halifax.

The family lived at 134 Spring Hall Lane, Halifax.

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

He died of wounds [31st January 1916] (aged 29).

He was buried at the Sucrerie Military Cemetery, Colincamps, France [I I 101].

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

Lord, Jesse
[18??-18??] A draughtsman at Todmorden.

He married in May 1879 and the couple lived together until September 1891, when they parted on account of his wife's drunken habits and extravagance.

On Wednesday, 14th June 1893, he sought the dissolution of his marriage on grounds of his wife's misconduct.

There were accusations and counter-accusations of adultery by both parties

Lord, Jesse
[1861-1908] Of Lord Brothers. He was associated with the Todmorden Prosecution Society and the Todmorden Hospital Fund

Lord, Joe
[1891-1918] Son of Elizabeth (née Clay) [1862-1920] & Tom Lord [1861-1934] of 83 Westgate, Elland [1918].

Born in Elland.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment.

He died 21st March 1918.

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial [8], on Elland War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Rosemount Iron Works, Elland

Lord, John
[1???-18??] Of Saunderclough.

Recorded in 1838, when when it was proposed that he be appointed Surveyor of the Highways for the Hall side of the hamlet of Todmorden

See Todmorden & Walsden Select Vestry

Lord, John
[1770-1843] Known as Old Lord. He originated in Langfield

He was a mechanic / a machine maker.

He and his sons were originally mechanics working for the Fielden Brothers at Waterside Mill.

In the 1830s, they rented a spare room at Clough Mill, Walsden where they started a business of machine making. They supplied Clough Mill and Knowlwood Bottom Mill with machinery

Around 1837, they built the Canal Street Works, Todmorden and 6 of his 7 sons carried on the business.

They had a machine workshop on Roomfield Lane [1839].

In 1848, they began cotton spinning.

In 1857, the sons established Lord Brothers.

In 1790, he married Martha (Matty) Scholfield [1772-1859].

Children:

  1. John
  2. Samuel
  3. Thomas
  4. Josiah
  5. Abraham
  6. Edward
  7. Mary
  8. Martha
  9. Martha
  10. Hannah

The family lived at

  • Toad Carr
  • Blind Lane, Todmorden [1841]

Lord, John
[1786-1835] In September 1835, the Leeds Mercury reported


On [5th September 1834], in the 50th year of his age, Mr John Lord, of Waterloo, Todmorden.

The deceased had been in the employ of Messrs Fielden Brothers cotton spinners and manufacturers of Waterside for upwards of 30 years, a great part of which he had been employed as manager and superintendent of their very extensive manufactory

 

Lord, John
[1790-1854] Son of John Lord.

Born on Blind Lane.

He was a machine maker employing 59 men & 5 boys and a cotton spinner employing 36 hands [1851].

He and his brothers – Samuel, Thomas, Josiah, Abraham and Edward - established Lord Brothers.

In 1851, they were listed as machine makers and cotton spinners, employing 54 men and 3 boys (in the machine shop)  and 5 men, 7 boys and 34 females (in the cotton mill).

In 1861, they were employing 17 men and 20 boys (in the machine making firm)  and 33 men and 43 women (in the cotton factory).

He married Betty [1797-1858].

Children:

  1. William
  2. Hannah
  3. Ann
  4. John
  5. Thomas
  6. Samuel
  7. Edward

The family lived at George Street, Todmorden.

Betty was buried at Christ Church, Todmorden

Lord, John
[1799-1858] Of Knowlwood.

Son of Thomas Lord.

He was considered a proper person to be a Constable for the hamlet of Walsden [1838] / a member of the Todmorden & Walsden Select Vestry [1838] / a joiner at Knowlwood, Walsden [1841] / a farmer of 18 acres at Little Knowl Farm, Walsden [1851].

About 1823, he married Mary Crowther [1800-1884].


Mary was the daughter of John Crowther.

In 1815, Mary's father left her ...

And then I give and bequeath unto my two daughters Betty and Mary each the loom in which they now weave, to be delivered to them immediately after my funeral

 

Children:

  1. James
  2. Thomas
  3. Sarah

Both his sons became cotton manufacturers.

He was buried at St Peter's Church, Walsden

Lord, John
[18??-1???] He was Gentleman [1887].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Fanny who married Thomas Wilkinson Sunderland

The family lived at Trinity Place, Halifax [1887]

Lord, John
[18??-1???] Architect who won the competition to design Brighouse Town Hall in Thornton Square [1887]

Lord, John
[18??-18??] Dyer at Halifax.

In June 1860, he was declared bankrupt

Lord, John
[18??-18??] Halifax lawyer. Around 1860, he wrote several works on Bankruptcy

Lord, John
[18??-19??] Of Todmorden.

He served in the army during the Indian Mutiny.

On 13th April 1908, he was an inmate of Todmorden Workhouse when he was granted an allowance of 1/- per day from the Indian Mutiny Veterans' Fund

Lord, John
[1830-1884] Son of John Lord.

He was a mechanic / a machinist / a cotton manufacturer.

In 1853, he married Priscilla Haigh [1832-1890].

Children:

  1. Edward
  2. John
  3. Herbert [1858-1899] who married Sarah [1861-1904]
  4. Emily [1863-1???]
  5. Annie [1866-1893] who was recorded in all the censuses as an imbecile from birth

The family lived at 1 Cliff Villas, Langfield.

After John's death, Priscilla and the daughters went to live in Southport.

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Todmorden

Lord, John
[1831-1892] Son of Henry Lord, woolcomber.

Born in Norland.

He was a factory man of Norland [1868] / a mill hand [1881] / a woollen duler [1891].

In 1868, he married Charlotte Lumb [1846-1???] at Elland Parish Church.


Charlotte, of Norland, was born in Barkisland, the daughter of John Lumb
 

Children:

  1. John Henry [b 1870]
  2. Mary Emma [b 1872] who was a twister (worsted) [1891, 1901, 1911]
  3. Elizabeth Hannah [b 1874] who was a twister (worsted) [1891]
  4. David [b 1876] who was a pegger [1891]
  5. James [b 1884] who was a cotton spinner [1901], a cotton twiner [1911]
  6. Clement [b 1886] who was a cotton spinner [1901] [1901]
  7. Amy [b 1888] who was a wool spinner [1901]
  8. Amy [b 1888] who was a twister (worsted) [1911]
  9. Fred

The family lived at

  • Kitty Moor, Norland [1881]
  • Rough Hey, Norland [1891]
  • Oaken Royd, Norland [1901]
  • Oaken Royd, Triangle, Norland [when son James was head of the household 1911]

Living with them [in 1881] were Charlotte's brothers: John Lumb [b 1851] (watchman) & David Lumb [b 1857] (engine stoker railway).

Living with them [in 1891] was John's brother Eli Lord [b 1843] (cart driver).

John died in 1892 (aged 61).

Living with them [in 1901] were Mary's brother-in-law Eli Lord [b 1843] (wool spinner), nephew Frank W Abrams [b  1882] (cotton spinner) & niece Beatrice M Lumb [b 1892]

Lord, John
[1838-1878]

On 23rd February 1869, he married Mary Ann Clark(e) [1850-1892] in Halifax.


Mary was born in Drakes Broughton, near Pershore, Worcestershire.

In 1861, her brother Henry was working at Boys' Home, Cooper House Mill, Warley

 

Children:

  1. Jim [1871-1946] who died in Canada
  2. Henry (Harry) [1874-1951] who was a worsted warp twister [1891]
  3. Hannah [b 1876] who was a worsted spinner [1891]

John died in Halifax [Q1 1878] (aged 40).

In 1879, Mary Ann married (2) James Naylor [1850-1892] in Halifax

Lord, John
[1893-1916] Son of Mary Hannah & John Lord of 1 High Street, Brighouse.

Born in Brighouse.

During World War I, he served as a Sergeant with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 3rd September 1916 (aged 23).

He was buried at the Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval [I E 15].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Brighouse Parish Church

Lord, John
[1924-1944] Son of Annie & James Lord of Soyland.

During World War II, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment.

He died 8th July 1944.

He was buried at the St. Manvieu War Cemetery, Cheux [IX B 1].

He is remembered on Ripponden War Memorial

Lord, John Sutcliffe
[1889-1937] Elder son of William Lord.

He was machine maker at Adamroyd [1911]. He worked with the family business – Lord Brothers Limited.

He was in the local Territorials before World War I, and was mobilised with them on 4th August 1914, and was one of the first volunteers for service overseas.

He was a Captain in the Lancashire Fusiliers.

He served in Egypt, at Gallipoli (where he was wounded), in the Sinai Peninsula, and in France. In May 1917, he returned to England, and after serving at Scarborough, was placed on the Territorial Officer's Reserve, being unfit for active service. His wife also did a considerable amount of war work, having assisted at Centre Vale Military Hospital from the beginning.

In April 1918, he married Mary Barker.


Mary was the third daughter of John Barker of Thorn Hill, Todmorden
 

He died at 26 Riversleigh Avenue, Lytham

Lord, John William
[1848-1911] Born in Hebden Bridge.

He was a butcher [1881].

On 9th November 1881, he married Mary Hannah Smith [1851-1932] in Halifax.


Mary Hannah was born in Silsden
 

Children:

  1. Martha Ann [1873-1946]
  2. Kate [b 1877]
  3. John Dennis [1880-1894]
  4. Grace Elizabeth [1882-1882]
  5. Nellie [1883-1884]
  6. Charles [1885-1949]
  7. Emma [1888-1889]
  8. William Clement [1890-1975]
  9. George Arthur
  10. Mary Isabel [1896-1918]

The children were born in Hebden Bridge.

The family lived at

  • St George's Square, Hebden Bridge [1911]
  • Riverside, Eastwood [1918]

Lord, Joseph
[18??-1???] He married Elizabeth [18??-1???].

Children:

  1. Leslie Newhall

The family lived at 4 Fielden Street, Halifax Road, Todmorden

Lord, Josiah
[1807-1875] Son of John Lord.

He and his brothers – John, Samuel, Thomas, Abraham and Edward - established Lord Brothers.

In 1851, they were listed as machine makers and cotton spinners, employing 54 men and 3 boys (in the machine shop)  and 5 men, 7 boys and 34 females (in the cotton mill).

In 1861, they were employing 17 men and 20 boys (in the machine making firm)  and 33 men and 43 women (in the cotton factory).

He was a retired machinist [1861, 1871] / Chairman of the Todmorden Joint Stock Mill Company [1858] / a member of the first Todmorden Local Board [1861]

For many years, he was in charge of the clocks at St Mary's Church, Todmorden and the Unitarian Church, Todmorden.

He married Ann [1810-1883].

Children:

  1. Robert
  2. Edward

The family lived at

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Todmorden

Lord, Kenneth
[19??-2003] First joint-editor of the Hebden Bridge Times and the Todmorden News

Lord, Kevin Gordon
[1922-1986] Son of Norman Lord.

He was Mayor of Calderdale [1983-1984].

In September 1945, he married Annie Barret [1925-1???].

They had no children

Lord, Lawrence
[1854-1???] Born in Padiham.

He was landlord of the British Queen, Todmorden [1881].

He married Ellen Ann

Lord, Leonard
[1895-1918] Son of Richard Lord.

Born in Manchester.

He was a cop picker [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 7th (Westmorland & Cumberland Yeomanry) Battalion Border Regiment.

He died 26th August 1918.

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance, and on Blackshawhead War Memorial

Lord, Leslie Newhall
[1897-1916] Son of Joseph Lord.

Born in Todmorden.

He worked for the Todmorden Industrial & Co-operative Society.

During World War I, he served as a Rifleman with the 7th Battalion Rifle Brigade.

He was killed 18th August 1916 (aged 19).

He was buried at the Dartmoor Cemetery, Becordel-Becourt [I D 76].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Todmorden Co-operative Society

Lord, Maria Amanda
[18??-19??] Aka Molly.

She married Thomas William Hanson

Lord, Mary
[17??-1830] Of Langfield.

She married Nathan Whitley

Lord, Norman
[1890-1946] He married Agnes Ann O'Hara [1894-1980].

Children:

  1. Kevin
  2. Dennis [1927-2007]

Lord, Richard
[1859-1925] Born in Hebden Bridge.

He was a butcher [1911].

On 1st December 1884, he married Fanny Ward [1863-1924] at Heptonstall Church.


Fanny was born in Wellington, Shropshire
 

Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. child
  3. Florence Emma / Florrie [b 1885]
  4. Mary Grace [b 1890]
  5. William [b 1894] who was a fustian cutter [1911]
  6. Leonard
  7. Robert [b 1899]
  8. Edith Mary [b 1902]
  9. Alice Ann [b 1906]

The family lived at Higham Farm, Eastwood [1911]

Lord, Robert
[1830-1851] Of Hole Bottom, Todmorden.

Son of Josiah Lord.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. (possibly) Samuel

On 16th August 1851, he was returning home from the Todmorden Philharmonic Society when he was attacked by Thomas Sutcliffe [aged 24] who had left the York Tavern with a group of others. Robert died the following day.

The jury returned a verdict of manslaughter, with a recommendation to mercy.

He is remembered on the family grave at Christ Church, Todmorden

Lord, Sam
[1893-1918] Of 7 Haven Street, Todmorden.

Born in Todmorden.

He was a yeast dealer and had a paper & confectionery business in Market Place, Todmorden.

During World War I, he enlisted [July 1916], and served as a Gunner with the 221st Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery.

He was invalided home [December 1917] with nephritis.

He died in Napsbury Military Hospital, St Albans [23rd January 1918].

He was buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone [3 47].

He is remembered on Todmorden War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Oddfellows' Hall, Todmorden

Lord, Sam
[1918-1943] Son of Eden E. & Richard Lord of Todmorden.

He was a member of St Michael & All Angels' Church, Cornholme / educated at Todmorden Secondary School / employed by Carrfield Mill, Todmorden.

In [Q1] 1942, he married Doris Stuttard in Todmorden.

They lived at 501 Burnley Road, Todmorden.

During World War II, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Seaforth Highlanders.

He was killed in Sicily [14th July 1943] (aged 25).

He was buried at the Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily [VI G 1].

He is remembered on Todmorden War Memorial, on Cornholme War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Michael & All Angels' Church, Cornholme

Lord, Sam Leslie
[1904-1942] Son of Maud Law Lord.

He was educated at Heath Grammar School.

In [Q3] 1932, he married Jessie Riley in Halifax.

They lived in Halifax.

During World War II, he served as a Lieut-Commander Surgeon with the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve at the Royal Navy Base HMS Nile at Alexandria, Egypt.

He was lost on SS Peter Maersk [7th December 1942] (aged 38).

He is remembered on the Chatham Naval Memorial [66 1], and on Heath Grammar School Memorial Gates

Lord, Samuel
[17??-18??] Merchant in Halifax [1801]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Thomas

Lord, Samuel
[1802-1849] Son of John Lord.

Born on Blind Lane, Todmorden.

He was a machinery maker [1823] / a mechanic at Hanging Ditch [1841].

He and his brothers – John, Thomas, Josiah, Abraham and Edward - established Lord Brothers.

In 1851, they were listed as machine makers and cotton spinners, employing 54 men and 3 boys (in the machine shop)  and 5 men, 7 boys and 34 females (in the cotton mill).

In 1861, they were employing 17 men and 20 boys (in the machine making firm)  and 33 men and 43 women (in the cotton factory).

In 1823, he married Mary Hollinrake [1803-1876].

Children:

  1. John [1831-1849]
  2. Edward
  3. Amanda
  4. Hollinrake [1843-1844] who died aged 11 months
  5. Tom [1844-1845] who died aged 7 months

He died at Hanging Ditch [1849] leaving a partnership of 5 at Lord Brothers.

Members of the family were buried at St Mary's Church, Todmorden

Lord, Samuel
[1836-1880] Son of John Lord.

He was a joiner [1859] / a machinist workman [1861] / a manager [1866] / a machinist and cotton spinner [1871] / a machine maker and cotton spinner & manufacturer [1877]

In 1859, he married Sarah Cheetham.

Children:

  1. Jesse
  2. Betsy
  3. Tom
  4. Clara
  5. Kate
  6. Edward
  7. Fanny [b 1877]

The family lived at

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

After his death, Sarah remained at Cliff Villas

Lord, Samuel
[1844-1900] Of Todmorden. (Possibly) son of Robert Lord

He was a farmer and milk dealer.

He was well-known as a cello player with Todmorden Musical Society.

On 29th January 1900, he was found hanging from a beam in the stable at Rodwell Head Farm, Cross Stone.

At the inquest at the Bay Horse, Cross Stone, the jury returned a verdict of

suicide whilst in a state of temporary insanity, following an attack of influenza

Lord, Simeon
[17??-1???] Yeoman farmer of Todmorden.

In 1764, he married Anne Fielden.

Children:

  1. child
  2. child
  3. child
  4. Simeon
  5. child
  6. child
  7. child
  8. child
  9. child
  10. child

Lord, Simeon
[1771-1840] Son of Simeon Lord.

In 1791, he was transported to Australia for 7 years for stealing 100 yards of cotton cloth to the value of 6d, and 100 yards of calico to the value of 4d. He was pardoned in 1793.

He married Mary Hyde.

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [1806-1889]
  2. Louisa [1808-18??]
  3. Simeon [1810-1892]
  4. Francis [1812-1897]
  5. Edward [1814-1884]
  6. Thomas [1816-1876]
  7. George William [1818-1880]
  8. Robert Charles [1821-1857]
He also had 2 step-children – John Henry [1799-1867] and Mary Ann [1801-1861] – Mary's illegitimate children by Captain John Black [1778-1802].

He became a magistrate and a wealthy and prominent citizen in Sydney. He named several parts of the city after areas of Calderdale which he knew in his childhood – including Dobroyd – and Lord Estate which he owned from 1805. In 1825, he gave the estate as a dowry to his daughter, Sarah Ann Ramsay

Lord, Rev Dr Stuart
[19??-] Member of the Brighouse Team Parish with responsibility for St John's Church, Clifton [2002]. He left in November 2009

Lord, Thomas
[17??-1881] Son of Samuel Lord.

He died at Narva, Russia of an inflammatory fever [25th April 1801]

Lord, Thomas
[1733-1790] Of Little Knowl, Walsden

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Ann who married David Hollinrake

Lord, Thomas
[1774-1849] He married Betty Helliwell [17??-18??].

Children:

  1. John

Lord, Thomas
[18??-18??] Cotton spinner at Todmorden.

In November 1861, he was declared bankrupt

Lord, Thomas
[1804-1866] Son of John Lord.

He and his brothers – John, Samuel, Josiah, Abraham and Edward - established Lord Brothers.

In 1851, they were listed as machine makers and cotton spinners, employing 54 men and 3 boys (in the machine shop)  and 5 men, 7 boys and 34 females (in the cotton mill).

In 1861, they were employing 17 men and 20 boys (in the machine making firm)  and 33 men and 43 women (in the cotton factory).

He was at George Street, Todmorden, in a partnership of 5, machine maker and cotton spinner, employing 54 men and some boys in the machine shop and 5 men, 7 boys and 24 females in the cotton mill [1851].

He married Grace Barker [1803-1873].

Children:

  1. Martha
  2. Sarah
  3. Elizabeth
  4. William
  5. Alice

The family lived at

  • George Street, Todmorden
  • York Street, Todmorden

Lord, Thomas
[1832-1876] Son of John Lord.

He was a draughtsman and book keeper [1851] / a machine maker and cotton manufacturer [1856, 1861] / a clerk and cashier [1871]

In 1856, he married Mary Nuttall.


Mary was the daughter of James Nuttall
 

Children:

  1. Florence
  2. Kate
  3. Annie

The family lived at

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

After his death, Mary remained at Cliff Villas. She had an annuity and dividends

Lord, Thomas Edward
[1899-1975] Son of Harriet & William Lord.

He was a warehouseman in Walsden [1917].

During World War I, he enlisted [19th November 1917] and served as a Private with the 7th Sherwood Foresters.

Lord, Tom E.
[18??-19??] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Roll of Honour at Patmos Congregational Chapel, Todmorden

Lord, W. B.
[18??-19??] Woollen manufacturer at South Lane Mills, Elland [1905]

Lord, Walter
[18??-19??] See Caldene Clothing Company and Lord Brothers Hatchery

Lord, Walter
[18??-191?] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

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

Lord, Walter
[1853-1902] Son of Edward Lord

He was an engineer at the family business – Lord Brothers Limited / a partner after serving an apprenticeship as a mechanic / a master machine maker and cotton manufacturer / an iron founder / a dyer.

He was active in Todmorden public life, and a well-respected member of the town. He took an active interest in many of the societies including the Todmorden Floral & Horticultural Society of which he was elected chairman in 1895.

In 1884, he was a Lieutenant and commander of G Company of the 2nd Volunteer Battalion of the Lancashire Fusiliers stationed at Todmorden, and under his command they were awarded £5 for being the best-drilled company.

By 1885, he had been made Captain.

He also enjoyed riding and saddled a mare called Victoria. The pair was well known in the show rings of the country. In 1889, she won Best hunter mare in Show at the Islington Horse Show.

In 1878, he married Margaret Ann Sutcliffe.


Margaret Ann was the daughter of William Sutcliffe
 

Children:

  1. Martha
  2. Frances
  3. Evina [b 1885] who was educated at Bootham, York, and married John Joseph Gledhill
  4. Edward Wilfred

The family lived at Adamroyd, Todmorden [1881, 1891].

In 1901, his eldest daughter was living with her widowed Aunt Evina in Buxton, Derbyshire, his 2 youngest children were away at boarding school; there is no trace of Walter or his wife; They may have been abroad.

The couple were buried at Christ Church, Todmorden

Lord, William
[1???-1888] An eccentric weaver from Todmorden.

He lived in the former Gauxholme Workhouse.

On the afternoon of 7th August 1888, he was found

with his head under the fire grate

and died in the presence of several witnesses.

At the inquest at the Navigation, Gauxholme, on the following day, the jury returned a verdict of death from natural causes

Lord, William
[1813-1857] Born in Bristol.

He was landlord of the Star, Rastrick [1845].

He married Caroline Schofield [1820-1???].


Caroline was born in Clifton, Brighouse
 

Children:

  1. Hannah [1837-1895] who married John Exley Dyson

Living with them [in 1851] was William's mother Betty (retired innkeeper).

William died 13th November 1857.

Caroline took over at the Star [1861].

In 1867, Caroline married Thomas Firth.

Son-in-law John Exley Dyson then took over the pub

Lord, William
[1855-1914] Born in Halifax.

He was a stone mason [1874].

In [Q4] 1874, he married Sarah Ellen Smith [1854-1931] in Halifax.


Sarah Ellen was born in Warley
 

Children:

  1. James Edward

Lord, William Henry
[1875-1956] Halifax solicitor with Barstow, Midgley & Lord [1934].

He qualified in February 1920

In [Q4] 1902, he married Grace Marshall [1872-1958] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Dorothy Marshall (Lord) [1906-1962] who never married

The family lived at 28 Gladstone Road, Halifax [1956].

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Pellon.

See Walter Midgley

Lord, Willie
[18??-1917] Of Todmorden.

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

He died 2nd April 1917.

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial [2 & 3], and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Lord, Willie
[1857-1897] Son of Edward Lord.

He was a master machine maker and cotton spinner, and a partner in Lord Brothers Limited. He was known as Will and Mr Will.

He was a member of the Todmorden Gun Club and once won the President's Cup by killing 6 birds out of 7.

In 1887, he married Florence Edith Sutcliffe.


Florence Edith was the daughter of William Sutcliffe
 

To celebrate the marriage, Willie treated the workforce to a trip to the Manchester Exhibition. 770 workers took advantage of the trip.

Children:

  1. John Sutcliffe
  2. Douglas

The family lived at

Florence Edith died at her home, Adam Royd, Todmorden.

Will died at Langfield House

The family were buried at Christ Church, Todmorden.

Will is remembered by a plaque erected by the employees of the firm in Christ Church, Todmorden

Lord, Willie
[1890-1919] Son of Elizabeth & Thomas Lord of 27 Windsor View, Hebden Bridge.

He married M. H.

They lived at 11 High Street, Hebden Bridge.

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

He died 3rd January 1919 (aged 29).

He is remembered at Arnos Vale Cemetery, Bristol [5 682]

Lord, Willie
[1897-1916] Son of Harry Lord.

He was a member of King Cross Wesleyan Church & Sunday School / a worsted spinner [1911] / an apprentice overlooker in the weaving department of the Wade Manufacturing Company Limited.

During World War I, he enlisted in Aberdeen, and served as a Private with the 1st Battalion Gordon Highlanders.

He died 18th August 1916.

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial [15B & 15C].

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

His brothers also served: Bombardier Arthur Duncan Lord was wounded, and Irwin Lord was with the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

 

The Lord family
A Todmorden family – primarily two brothers John and Thomas Lord – who established an engineering business in the town about 1850 and then expanded into cotton manufacturing

Lord surname
There are over 90 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Lord, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Lord:


Marriages 1785, 1806, 1808, 1868, 1889, 1896, 1899, 1912, 1920, 1921, 1926; Death 1899; Death 1883
 




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