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Mr Lumb [18??-19??]
Abraham Lumb [17??-1???]
Abraham Lumb [17??-1776]
Abraham Lumb [1789-1871]
Abraham Lumb [1837-1900]
Abraham Lumb [1837-1900]
Abraham Lumb [1851-1913]
Abraham Lumb [1869-19??]
Alan Lumb [1893-1975]
Albert Lumb [1866-1???]
Albert Lumb [1887-19??]
Alfred Lumb [1859-1930]
Allen Lumb [1893-1917]
Mrs Amy Lumb [18??-1959]
Arthur Lumb [1866-1???]
Rev Barker Lumb [18??-19??]
Barker Lumb [1877-19??]
Ben Lumb [1841-1???]
Charles Lumb [1857-1916]
Charles Albert Lumb [1914-1942]
Charley Lumb [1899-1984]
Clifford Lumb [18??-191?]
David Lumb [1803-1875]
David Lumb [1841-1921]
David Lumb [1841-1921]
David Lumb [1862-1940]
Edgar Lumb [1916-1944]
Edward Lumb [18??-1918]
Edward Lumb [1911-1942]
Eli Lumb [17??-18??]
Eli Lumb [1771-1854]
Eli Lumb [1795-18??]
Eli Lumb [1825-1880]
Eli Lumb [1842-19??]
Eli Lumb [1844-1866]
Eli Lumb [1853-1919]
Eliza Jane Lumb [1???-19??]
Ely Lumb [1???-18??]
Ely Lumb [1806-1871]
Ely Lumb [1815-1841]
Ernest Lovel Lumb [1892-1952]
Fanny Lumb [1837-1885]
Fanny Lumb [1858-1910]
Francis Lumb [1812-1881]
Francis Edwin Lumb [1896-19??]
Frank Lumb [1890-1917]
Fred Lumb [1850-19??]
Fred Lumb [1879-1962]
Fred Lumb [1883-1918]
Fred Lumb [1884-1939]
Frederick Lumb [1853-19??]
G. Lumb [1???-1???]
George Lumb [1789-1846]
George Lumb [18??-18??]
George Lumb [1800-18??]
George Lumb [18??-1881]
George Lumb [18??-19??]
George Lumb [1824-1868]
George Lumb [1834-1904]
George Lumb [1846-1906]
George Lumb [1858-1895]
George Lumb [1886-19??]
George Stott Lumb [1845-1888]
George W. Lumb [1859-1???]
Gilbert Lumb [1898-1918]
Harold James Lumb [1920-1943]
Harry Lumb [18??-191?]
Harry Lumb [1889-1916]
Harry Lumb [1897-1934]
Harry Lumb [1898-1917]
Henry Lumb [1830-1893]
Herbert Lumb [1885-1950]
Herbert Rawson Lumb [1880-1918]
Horatio Albert Lumb [1862-1925]
James Lumb [18??-18??]
James Lumb [18??-1881]
James Lumb [1834-1905]
James Lumb [1850-1???]
James Lumb [1852-1924]
James Albert Lumb [1866-19??]
James Alfred Lumb [1866-19??]
James Arthur Lumb [18??-19??]
James E. Lumb [18??-19??]
James Helliwell Lumb [1855-1???]
Japheth Lumb [1852-1904]
Job Lumb [18??-19??]
Joe Lumb [18??-1916]
John Lumb [1???-1???]
John Lumb [1???-1???]
John Lumb [1786-18??]
John Lumb [1811-1???]
John Lumb [1815-1???]
John Lumb [1825-1???]
John Lumb [1837-1903]
John Lumb [1842-1899]
John Lumb [1852-1913]
John Beech Lumb [1884-1916]
John Harold Lumb [1890-1966]
John Thomas Lumb [1867-1939]
Joseph Lumb [1816-1???]
Joseph Lumb [1819-1881]
Joseph Lumb [1823-1887]
Joseph Lumb [1861-1939]
Joshua Lumb [1761-18??]
Kate (Heather) Lumb [18??-1???]
Kenneth Joe Lumb [1917-1943]
Leonora Lumb [1884-1970]
Leslie John Lumb [1900-1959]
Levi Lumb [1762-1835]
Levi Lumb [1814-1895]
Levi Lumb [1820-1903]
Levi Lumb [1828-1872]
Levi Lumb [1859-1???]
Levi Lumb [1879-19??]
Luke Lumb [1847-1883]
Mally Lumb [1793-1870]
Martha Ann Lumb [1875-1942]
Matthew Lumb [1???-18??]
Matthew Lumb [17??-1???]
Rev Matthew Lumb [1761-1847]
Matthew Lumb [1839-1899]
Matthew Lumb [1883-1917]
Maurice Lumb [1899-1918]
Raymond Carr Lumb [1???-19??]
Raymond Hanson Lumb [1910-1972]
Richard Kershaw Lumb [1789-1870]
Rowland Lumb [18??-19??]
Sam Lumb [1853-1903]
Samuel Lumb [1744-1830]
Samuel Lumb [18??-1910]
Samuel Lumb [1866-1940]
Samuel Lumb [1882-1917]
Samuel Peter Hopkinson Lumb [1920-1998]
Sarah Lumb [1834-1891]
Selwyn Lumb [1888-1952]
Selwyn Lumb [1897-1917]
Solomon Lumb [17??-18??]
Solomon Lumb [17??-18??]
Solomon Lumb [1833-1873]
Stocks Lumb [18??-18??]
Thomas Lumb [1809-185?]
Thomas Lumb [1847-1???]
Thomas Lumb [1863-1930]
Walter Kenworthy Lumb [1894-1943]
Walton Lumb [1885-1917]
Whiteley Lumb [1874-1959]
Wilfred Lumb [1884-1938]
William Lumb [1???-18??]
William Lumb [1824-1902]
William Lumb [1827-1910]
William Lumb [1846-1902]
William Lumb [1883-1905]
William Lumb [1887-1917]
Willie Lumb [18??-191?]
Willie Lumb [18??-1918]
Willie Lumb [1878-1917]


Lumb, Mr
[18??-19??] He married Sarah Ann [1871-1943] in Halifax.

They lived at 50 Undercliffe Terrace, Scarr Bottom Road, King Cross, Halifax [1943].

Sarah Ann died 17th August 1943.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £851 3/-. Probate was granted to Elsie and Herbert Crowther (tailor) 

Lumb, Abraham
[17??-1???] Sowerby farmer.

He gave £30 towards the fund for the murder of William Deighton [1769]

Lumb, Abraham
[17??-1776] He was a butcher of Skircoat [1775].

On 30th October 1775, he married Jane Rothera at Halifax Parish Church.


Jane was the daughter of
Joseph Rothera grave digger
 

Children:

  1. Abraham [bapt 1777]

Abraham (senior) died in 1776.

On 5th September 1778, Jane married Nicholas Liddle

Lumb, Abraham
[1789-1871] Born in Sowerby.

He was a weaver [1822] / a beer seller [1841] / a beer seller grocer & clogger [1851] / a beer seller [1861] / a beerhouse keeper at Cragg Vale [1871].

He married (1) Unknown.

Children:

  1. (possibly) John [1818-1890]

On 25th August 1822, he married (2) Betty Kenworthy [1802-1877] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1823]
  2. Eli
  3. Nelly [1825-1826]
  4. Lummas [1828-1871] who was a clogger [1851, 1861, 1871]
  5. William [1831-1899] who was a clogger [1851, 1861]
  6. Sarah
  7. Fanny
  8. Abraham

The family lived at

He died at Cragg [10th November 1871].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £100.

His will was proved by son Eli (of Egremont, Cheshire).

Members of the family were buried at St John's Church, Cragg Vale

Lumb, Abraham
[1837-1900] Son of Joseph Lumb, weaver.

Born in Elland.

He was a spinner of Elland [1857] / a woollen spinner [1861] / a fishmonger [1871] / a coachman [1881] / a teamer [1891] / farmer [1901].

In 1857, he married (1) Martha Ann Ingham at Elland Parish Church.


Martha Ann, of Elland, was born in Warley, the daughter of David Ingham.

She was a cotton reeler

 

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [b 1862] who was a reeler [1881]
  2. Susan E [b 1865]
  3. Selina [b 1867] who was a cardroom hand [1881]
  4. Martha Jane [b 1871] who was a cardroom hand [1881]
  5. Albert Edward [b 1872]
  6. Louisa [b 1876] who was a woollen spinner [1891]
  7. Joseph [b 1878] who was a machine oiler [1891]
  8. Herbert [b 1880]

Martha Ann died in Oldham [Q3 1882] (aged 44).

In [Q4] 1882, he married (2) Mary Heathcote [1849-1???] in Oldham.


Mary was born in Hindley Green, Lancashire
 

Children:

  1. Florence [b 1884] who was a woollen weaver [1901]
  2. Edith [b 1885] who was a woollen weaver [1901, 1911]
  3. Mary Alice [b 1888] who was a cotton piecer [1901]
  4. Harry
  5. Lilian Jane [b 1890] who was a cotton reeler [1911]
  6. Abraham [b 1893] who was a woollen spinner's piecer [1911], and served with the 4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) [World War I]
  7. Eveline [b 1896] who was a worsted twister [1911]
  8. Lewis [b 1897] who was a woollen spinner's piecer [1911]

The family lived at

  • Elland [1861]
  • Bridge Gate, Hebden Bridge, Heptonstall [1871]
  • 3 Stockbrook, Chadderton, Oldham, Lancashire [1881]
  • 41 Brooksbank Street, Elland [1891]
  • Raw Bank Farm, Stainland [1901]
  • 33 Commercial Street, Elland [1911]

Abraham died in 1906 (aged 69).

Mary died in 1915 (aged 63) 

Lumb, Abraham
[1837-1900] Son of Abraham Lumb.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a clogger [1861] / a grocer [1871] / a malter [1881] / a goods porter [1891].

On 18th May 1857, he married Charlotte Hodgson [1839-1912] at Halifax Parish Church.


Charlotte was born in Stansfield
 

Children:

  1. Fanny
  2. Lummas [1860-1939] who was a half-timer in a woollen mill [1871]
  3. Hodgson [1862-1865]
  4. John Thomas
  5. Eli [1873-1950] who was a rug weaver [1891]

The family lived at

  • Wadsworth [1861]
  • Warley, Spring Gardens [1871, 1881]
  • Warley, 35 Spring Gardens [1891]

Abraham died at the Clarence Hotel, Brearley [6th January 1900].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £83 17/6d. Probate was granted to son John Thomas

Lumb, Abraham
[1851-1913] Son of George Lumb.

He was a silk spinner piecer [1861] / a farmer at Norland [1901].

He lived at

Lumb, Abraham
[1869-19??] Born in Elland.

Landlord of the New Inn, Elland [1901].

In 1895, he married Mary Akroyd [1869-19??] from Barkisland, in Halifax

Lumb, Alan
[1893-1975] RA, MC.

Son of Samuel Lumb.

He was assisting in his father's business [1911] / a woollen yarn spinner [1940] / Chairman of Samuel Lumb's Limited.

He was a Major in the Royal Artillery.

In 1940, he was in charge of recruitment for the ack-ack anti-aircraft batteries in the Home Guard in Halifax, Elland and Brighouse.

On 24th October 1918, he married Nell Hopkinson [1894-1969] at Trawden Church, Lancashire.


Nell was the daughter of John Hopkinson of Trawden Hall, near Colne
 

Children:

  1. Samuel Peter Hopkinson
  2. John Michael Hopkinson [1921-1998]
  3. Edward Alan Hopkinson [1924-1954]
  4. Patricia Hopkinson [1930-1995] who married [1953] Thomas Lindsay Holden (captain of Huddersfield RUFC

The family lived at Martin Nest, Holywell Green [1946].

Both he and son Samuel Peter served in the Royal Artillery, and both were awarded the MC.

He died 4th July 1975 (aged 82).

He was buried at Elland Cemetery.

See Lewis Mackrell and Herbert Mackrell

Lumb, Albert
[1866-1???] Twin son of Henry Lumb.

Born in Halifax [January 1866].

He was a maker up [1888].

In [Q3] 1888, he married Elizabeth Holker [1866-1928] in Halifax.


Annie was born in Leeds, the daughter of Elizabeth (née Kilburn) & William Holker, of Leeds
 

Children:

  1. Ethel [b 1888]
  2. Henry [b 1891]
  3. Annie [b 1892]

The children were born in Halifax

Lumb, Albert
[1887-19??] Son of David Lumb.

Born in Sowerby [15th July 1887].

He was a turner [1910] / a machinist in a woollen mill (in the USA) [1910] / a machinist [1920] / a mechanic [1930] / a foreman machinist at the Morrison Machine Company, Paterson, New Jersey [1940].

On 1st March 1910, he sailed from Liverpool to the USA, aboard the SS Ivernia bound for Providence, Rhode Island. A George Lumb was listed next to Albert on the ship's Manifest.

There is evidence that he served with US soldiers during World War I. He also completed draft registration documents in the 1940s, but it is not clear whether he served in the military.

By 1940, he had a wife, Elizabeth [1873-1973].


Elizabeth was born in New Jersey.

She lived to be 100

 

They lived at 71 Zabriskie Street, Haledon, USA [1940s].

He died in 1949/1952.

Albert & Elizabeth were buried in Wyckoff Church Cemetery, Bergen County, New Jersey

Lumb, Alfred
[1859-1930] Son of George Lumb.

He was a stone mason [1882] to.

On 11th November 1882, he married (1) Mary Aspinall [1861-1909] in Halifax.


Mary was born in Elland, the daughter of daughter of Charlotte (née Hirst) & John Aspinall
 

Children:

  1. Fred
  2. Edgar [b 1886] who was a farmer [1909] and married [1909] Eleanor Brooke [1888-19??] from Warley
  3. Joe [1889-1952] who was a soldier and married [1917] Clara Haigh [1890-1974] from Halifax

Mary died in Sowerby [8th September 1909].

After Mary's death, Alfred married [Q3 1910] Annie Waterhouse in Halifax.

Alfred died in Sowerby [2nd December 1930]

Lumb, Allen
[1893-1917]

He married Unknown.

They lived at 31 Mount Tabor, Halifax.

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

He died 3rd February 1917 (aged 24).

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

Lumb, Mrs Amy
[18??-1959] Partner in Lumb & Hodgson.

Probate records show that she left an estate valued at £43,030

Lumb, Arthur
[1866-1???] Twin son of Henry Lumb.

Born in Halifax [January 1866]

He was a labourer [1894].

On 10th November 1894, he married Emily Wilkinson in Halifax.


Emily was the daughter of Stephen Wilkinson
 

Children:

  1. child who died in infancy

Lumb, Rev Barker
[18??-19??] He was curate at various places in the district before becoming vicar of Pondeen, Cornwall [December 1904]

Lumb, Barker
[1877-19??] Son of Thomas Lumb.

Born in Todmorden.

He was a rover of cotton [1891] / an electric bell fitter [1901] / a head cotton carder [1911].

On 2nd October 1911, he

obtained an important appointment in a cotton mill in Calcutta, India

In 1907, he married Evina Sutcliffe [1877-19??] in Todmorden.

They lived at Clough House, Walsden [1911]

Lumb, Ben
[1841-1???] Born in Bradford.

He was landlord of the Wharf, Brighouse [1881].

In [Q4] 1863, he married Mary Jackson [1838-1???] in Bradford.


Mary was born in Bradford
 

Lumb, Charles
[1857-1916] Born in Norland.

He was a dyer's labourer [1911].

On 4th July 1885, he married Clara Wilde [1858-1916].


Clara was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Jane Ann [1886-1966] who was a cotton gasser [1911]
  2. Joe [b 1887] who was a cotton twiner [1911]
  3. Frank
  4. Willie [1895-1964] who was a cotton piecer [1911], and served with the Royal Artillery during World War I
  5. Harry

The family lived at Upper Deerplay, Sowerby Bridge [1911].

Sons Frank & Harry died in World War I

Members of the family were buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones: Clara [27th July 1916]; Charles [1st January 1917]

Lumb, Charles Albert
[1914-1942] Son of Frank Lumb.

In [Q3] 1938, he married Stella Ratcliffe in Calder District.

They lived in Sowerby Bridge.

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

He died 21st August 1942 (aged 28).

He was buried at St Luke's Church, Norland [676].

His father died in World War I

Lumb, Charley
[1899-1984] Son of David Lumb.

Born in Sowerby [30th September 1899].

In [Q3] 1925, he married Gladys May Sharp in Providence Primitive Methodist Chapel, Sowerby


Gladys May was the daughter of Wilson Sharp
 

Lumb, Clifford
[18??-191?]

During World War I, he served as a Private with the King's (Liverpool Regiment).

He died in the conflict.

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

Lumb, David
[1803-1875] Son of Eli Lumb.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a stone mason [1841-1871].

On 4th April 1825, he married Mary Bottomley [1806-1887] from Soyland, at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Eliza [1826-1865] who married Phineas Hitchin
  2. Levi
  3. Henry
  4. Grace [b 1833]
  5. George
  6. Sophia [1836-1901] who married James Pickles
  7. Claudine [1838-1921] who married William Mitchell
  8. David / David
  9. Eli
  10. Mary [b 1846] who married Joseph Naylor

The children were all born in Sowerby.

The family lived at

  • White Stone Clough, Sowerby [1841, 1851]
  • 3 Lower Red Brink, Sowerby [1861] where he died

After David's death, his widow, Mary, was living with her son-in-law, Joseph Naylor, at Middle Plain, Sowerby [1881]

Lumb, David
[1841-1921] (Possibly) son of David Lumb

He was a stone mason [1861] / working 9½ acres & stone dressing at Upper Benns, Warley [1881] / a church caretaker [1911].

In 15th July 1861, he married Betty Smith [1840-1897] in Halifax.


Betty was born in Ovenden
 

They had no children.

David died in Sowerby [22nd April 1921].

He was buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones

Lumb, David
[1841-1921] (Possibly) son of David Lumb.

Born in Soyland.

He was a farmer of 16 acres [1881].

He married Sarah [1843-1???] from Soyland.

Children:

  1. Ashton [b 1863] who was a cotton twiner [1881]
  2. Tom [b 1868] who was unemployed [1881]
  3. Mary [b 1870]
  4. Betty [b 1874]
  5. Sarah H [b 1875]
  6. Charlotte [b 1877]
  7. James [b 1880]

The family lived at Little Greave, Soyland [1881]

Lumb, David
[1862-1940] Son of George Lumb.

He was a farmer [1891] / a farmer, painter & paperhanger [1901]

In [Q2] 1884, he married Ellen Barrett [1860-1949] in Halifax.


Ellen was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Leonora
  2. Albert
  3. Emily [1891-1982] who married James William Mitchell
  4. Harry
  5. Charley

The children were born in Sowerby.

The family lived at Thunderton Farm, Sowerby [1891, 1901, 1910].

The couple died in Sowerby: David [6th April 1940]; Ellen [18th March 1949]

Lumb, Edgar
[1916-1944] Son of Mr N. Lumb of Halifax.

He was educated at Sunnyside Board School / a painter with Halifax Co-operative Society.

He married Mary.

They lived at 192 Claremount Road, Halifax.

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

He died 1st June 1944 (aged 28).

He was buried at the Taukkyan War Cemetery, Burma [13 D 14].

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

Lumb, Edward
[18??-1918] He was a fish fryer [1901] / a fried fish dealer [1911].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. unknown

The family lived at

Lumb, Edward
[1911-1942] Son of Hannah & John Lumb of Halifax.

He married Kathleen.

They lived in Halifax.

During World War II, he served as a Trooper with the Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C. A Squadron 45th (The Leeds Rifles).

He died 26th October 1942 (aged 31).

He was buried at the El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt [XXII G 4]

Lumb, Eli
[17??-18??] He married Betty.

Children:

  1. Mary [1812-1869] who married William Widdop

Lumb, Eli
[1771-1854] Born in Sowerby.

On 4th November 1793, he married Hannah Scholfield at Halifax Parish Church.


Hannah was the daughter of
John Scholfield
 

Children:

  1. Henry [1794-1839]
  2. William [1796-1832]
  3. Betty [1798-1881] who married [1816] James Siddall
  4. Sally [b 1800]
  5. David
  6. Ely
  7. Hannah [b 1809] who married William Thomas
  8. George [1812-1832]
  9. Hephsey [1815-1894] who married Thomas Thomas

The family lived at Whitestone House, Sowerby – where he died

Lumb, Eli
[1795-18??] A pig butcher at Lighthazels, Ripponden.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Thomas [b 1809] who was a weaver at Making Place
  2. Joseph [b 1816]
  3. John [b 1823]
  4. Elizabeth [b 1826]
  5. Eli [b 1829]
  6. daughter
  7. daughter

On 19th September 1839, Eli came home drunk and had a disagreement with his wife. He told her to go outside, locked the door, and went to bed, taking the key with him. Their son Thomas, who was asleep and awoken by the noise, went to let his mother back into the house. Not being able to find the doorkey, Thomas disturbed Eli who then stabbed Thomas in the thigh and the chest. As Thomas lay dying, Eli ran off.

At the Inquest, the jury found Eli guilty of wilful murder and he was sent for trial at the Spring Assizes.

At the Spring Assizes [11th March 1840], Eli was acquitted.

This is discussed in the book Halifax Murders

Lumb, Eli
[1825-1880] Son of Abraham Lumb.

He was a cotton dealer [1871].

He went to live in Liverpool.

He died in Liverpool [16th August 1880]

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £165.

His will was proved by his sisters Sarah and Fanny, who lived with him in Liverpool

Lumb, Eli
[1842-19??] Born in Sowerby.

He married Leah [1849-19??].

Children:

  1. George [b 1876]
  2. Grace [b 1887]
  3. Eli [b 1891]

The family lived at Quickstavers, Sowerby [1901]

Lumb, Eli
[1844-1866] Son of David Lumb.

He was a stone mason [1865].

On 17th September 1865, he married Ann Helliwell [1841-1???] in Halifax.


Ann was born in Sowerby, the daughter of William Helliwell
 

Lumb, Eli
[1853-1919] Son of Henry Lumb.

He was a stone mason [1877].

In [Q2] 1877, he married Elizabeth Ann Spencer [1853-1916] in Halifax.


Elizabeth Ann was born in Bradford
 

Children:

  1. Edith Ann [b 1878]
  2. Herbert [b 1884]
  3. Mary [b 1889]

The children were born in Halifax.

The family moved to Morecambe [between 1891 & 1901].

The couple died in Morecambe: Elizabeth Ann [] (aged 1916); Eli [15th February 1919]

Lumb, Eliza Jane
[1???-19??] She was cashier at Albert Bailey & Sons Limited in Elland.

In 1924, she was returning from Lloyds Bank when she was attacked by 2 men and her bag – carrying £150 in cash – was snatched. The men ran off, but a bank clerk was passing by and heard her screams and managed to detain one of the men.

The assailant sentenced to 9 months' hard labour

Lumb, Ely
[1???-18??] He was appointed Surveyor of the Highways for Sowerby [1835]

Lumb, Ely
[1806-1871] Son of Eli Lumb.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a stone mason [1841] / a farmer of 3 acres [1851] / a farmer of 9 acres [1861].

On 13th August 1828, he married Hannah Stott [1810-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Henry [b 1830]
  2. Alice [b 1832]
  3. William [b 1835]
  4. Ely [b 1837]
  5. Andrew [b 1839]
  6. Hannah [b 1840]
  7. Bethiah / Bethigh [b 1841]
  8. Hephsy / Hephzibar [b 1851]

The family lived at

  • Old Barton, Sowerby [1841]
  • 1 Upper Plain, Sowerby [1851]
  • 2 Upper Plain, Sowerby [1861]
  • Bolton Houses, Sowerby [1871]

Lumb, Ely
[1815-1841] He fell into the wheel race at Stansfield Mill and was torn to pieces. An inquest at the White Bear, Triangle on 9th February 1841, returned a verdict of accidental death

Lumb, Ernest Lovel
[1892-1952] Son of John Lumb.

Born in Halifax.

He was a machine tool maker's clerk [1931].

On 6th August 1931, he married Hilda Craven at United Methodist Church, Hebden Bridge


Hilda was born in Hebden, the daughter of Albert Craven
 

Ernest died in Hebden [2nd December 1952]

Lumb, Fanny
[1837-1885] Daughter of Abraham Lumb.

She was a dress maker [1861, 1871].

She never married.

In 1880, she and her sister Sarah were living with brother Eli in Liverpool.

In 1881, she and her sister Sarah were living at Orton Street, Walton, Liverpool.

She died at the Rose & Crown, Cheapside

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £152 9/9d.

Her will was proved by her sister Sarah and her niece Fanny

Lumb, Fanny
[1858-1910] Daughter of Abraham Lumb.

Born in Todmorden.

In 1891, she was living with her aunt Sarah Lumb at the Clarence Hotel, Brearley.

She took over from her aunt as publican at the Clarence Hotel, Brearley [1891, 1901].

She never married.

She died at the Rose & Crown, Cheapside [7th May 1910].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £355 8/4d. Probate was granted to Eli Lumb (police constable) 

Her brother John Thomas Lumb took over at the Clarence Hotel, Brearley

Lumb, Francis
[1812-1881] Of Nether Royd, Soyland.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Joseph who was a cotton spinner [1881]
  2. John Lewis who was a cotton spinner [1881]

He died 13th January 1881.

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

His will was proved by his sons Joseph and John Lewis

Lumb, Francis Edwin
[1896-19??] DCM.

Son of Japheth Lumb.

Born in Mytholmroyd.

He was a boarder at Rishworth Grammar School, Rishworth [1911] / employed at the Halifax Permanent Benefit Building Society [1914].

He lived with his brother Samuel at Waverley Terrace, Hipperholme.

During World War I, he enlisted [September 1914] – the first employee of the Halifax Permanent Benefit Building Society to do so – and he served with the 4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was promoted to Lance Corporal [March 1915], Corporal [January 1916], and Sergeant [July 1916].

He was sent to France in April 1915.

He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal [1917]


for conspicuous devotion to duty. He has performed consistent good work throughout, and has rendered most valuable service
 

He was demobilised in 1919 (aged 23) 

Lumb, Frank
[1890-1917] Son of Charles Lumb.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a cotton mill hand [1911] at Stansfield Mills, Triangle.

On 20th July 1913, he married Agnes Barker [1895-1935] at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge.

Children:

  1. Charles Albert

The family lived at 3 Sutcliffe's Buildings, Mill Bank.

During World War I, he enlisted [April 1916], and served as a Private with the 12th Battalion Durham Light Infantry.

He was on the Somme from July 1916.

He was killed at Ypres [15th October 1917].

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium [128-131, 162 & 162A], on the Memorial at Saint Peter's Church, Sowerby, on the Memorial at Steep Lane Baptist Church, Sowerby, on Triangle War Memorial, on the Triangle Roll of Honour, on the Memorial at Saint Mary's Church, Cottonstones, and on the family grave at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones.

His brother Harry also died in the War.

His son Charles Albert died in World War II

Lumb, Fred
[1850-19??] Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was a printer compositor [1881].

He was in partnership with William Ackroyd [1882].

In 1873, he married Matilda Briggs [1850-19??] from Sowerby, in Halifax.

They had no children.

They lived at

  • 8 Apple Street, Halifax [1881]
  • 24 Mayfield Grove, Halifax [1891, 1901, 1911]

Lumb, Fred
[1879-1962] Son of George Lumb.

On 7th September 1929, he married Ada Gertrude Capewell [1895-1966] in Sowerby.


Ada was born in Aston, Warwickshire
 

They had no children.

Fred died in Sowerby [13th May 1962].

Ada Gertrude died in Halifax [6th June 1966]

Lumb, Fred
[1883-1918] Born in Barkisland.

During World War I, he enlisted with the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment), then served as a Private with the 10th Battalion Essex Regiment.

He died of wounds [19th September 1918].

He was buried at the St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France [R II V 2].

He is remembered on Barkisland War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Thomas's Church, Greetland

Lumb, Fred
[1884-1939] Son of Alfred Lumb.

Born in Greetland.

He was a butcher [1906].

In [Q1] 1906 to Mary Heap in Halifax.


Mary was born in Brighouse, the daughter of Eli Heap
 

Children:

  1. Arnold [1909-1979] who was a machinist [1933] and married [1933] Sarah Ann Elliott [1910-1996] from Sheffield
  2. Alfred [1915-1984]

Fred died in Sowerby [21st August 1939]

Lumb, Frederick
[1853-19??] Born in Sowerby.

He was innkeeper at the Travellers' Rest, Sowerby [1911, 1912].

Around 1886, he married Elizabeth [1861-19??].


Elizabeth was born in Tamworth, Warwickshire
 

Children:

  1. Sybil 13

Lumb, G.
[1???-1???] Of Lightlee Royd.

Partner in Wells & Company

Lumb, George
[1789-1846] He married Hannah Riley [1790-1858].

Children:

  1. Joseph
  2. Charlotte [1832-1880] who married John Evers

Lumb, George
[18??-18??] He married Charlotte Gee in Halifax [Q1 1883].


Charlotte was the daughter of
Benjamin Gee.

Charlotte had a daughter Emily Gee [1861-19??]; father unknown.

Emily was a milliner [1901]

 

George was dead by 1901

Lumb, George
[1800-18??] Of Barkisland.

He was a grocer [1841]. In 1861, he was a subscriber to, and director of, the unsuccessful Scammonden Cotton Mills

He married Mary [1806-1???].

Children:

  1. Hannah [1827-1908] who married William Whiteley
  2. William [b 1833]

The family lived at Banquet House, Barkisland [1841, 1851].

George and Mary were (possibly) dead by 1861

Lumb, George
[18??-1881] He was a yeoman [811].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. William who was a grocer [1881]

The family lived at

  • Providence Row, Ripponden
  • Sowerby Street, Sowerby [1881]

He died 23rd January 1881.

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at under £20.

His will was proved by his son William and Henry Holland of Lockwood

Lumb, George
[18??-19??] Ginger beer manufacturer in Halifax

Lumb, George
[1824-1868] Of Sowerby.

Son of Mally Lumb.

Baptised at St Peter's, Sowerby [15th February 1824].

On 21st February 1824, Mally made a bastardy bond to Lot Bottomley, weaver of Sowerby, putative father of her illegitimate son George, born about 6 weeks ago.

Mally and Lot never married although it was generally known that they were George's parents. It is said that Lot refused, though his reasons are unknown.

He was a weaver and servant to Lot Bottomley [1851] / a woollen weaver and farmer of 6 acres [1861].

On 23rd August 1849, he married Hannah Wilson [1828-1899] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Matthew / Martha [1849-1902] who was a silk spinner piecer [1861] (it is likely that Martha was an error by the enumerator of the 1851 census) 
  2. Abraham
  3. William [1853-1859]
  4. Emma [1856-1935] who married John Crossley [1860-1934]
  5. Harriet [1858-1937]
  6. Mary Ann [1861-1936] who married James William Crossley [1859-1901]
  7. George [1863-1885]
  8. Eli [1865-1950]
  9. John [1868-1869]

Emma's husband John Crossley and Mary Ann's husband James William Crossley were 2nd cousins.

The family lived at

George and members of the family were buried at COTTONSTONES

Lumb, George
[1834-1904] Son of David Lumb.

He was a mason [1857].

On 23rd August 1857, he married Elizabeth Siddal [1835-1912] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Alice [1858-1935] who never married and is buried with her parents
  2. Alfred
  3. Joseph
  4. David
  5. Emma [1864-1880] who is buried with her parents
  6. Eli [1866-1869] who is buried with his parents
  7. George [b 1869]
  8. Walter [b 1871]
  9. Caroline [b 1873]
  10. Harry
  11. Fred

The children were born in Sowerby.

The couple died in Sowerby: George [24th March 1904]; Elizabeth [12th September 1912].

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

Lumb, George
[1846-1906] Of Mixenden.

He was a blacksmith at Ovenden / a blacksmith and beer seller at the Three Horseshoes, Mixenden [1881, 1897] / a blacksmith at Clough Lane, Halifax [1901]

On 16th April 1865, he married Grace Hoyle at Halifax Parish Church.


Grace came from Ovenden
 

Children:

  1. William [b 1866]
  2. Sarah Jane [b 1868]
  3. Albert [b 1870]
  4. Ada [b 1870]
  5. Florence [b 1873]
  6. Harriet [b 1874]
  7. Henry [b 1876]
  8. Marian Eliza [b 1878]
  9. George Ernest [b 1880]
  10. Edgar [b 1883]
  11. Francis [b 1884]
  12. Lewis John [b 1887]
  13. Mary Louisa [b 1889]
  14. Kezia(h) [b 1891]

The family lived at

On 28th February 1906, he was found hanged in his forge. The Inquest at the Shoulder of Mutton returned a verdict of suicide while of unsound mind

Lumb, George
[1858-1895] He was a delver [1891] / a beer seller at the Travellers' Rest, Sowerby [1895].

On 14th April 1880, he married Martha Alice Mitchell [1862-1934] at Halifax Parish Church.


Martha Alice was born in Liverpool
 

Children:

  1. Annie [b 1892]

The family lived at

  • Thacker Gate, Sowerby [1891]
  • Pilling Land, Sowerby [1895]

George died 3rd March 1895.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £86 10/-.

Administration was granted to his widow Martha Alice.

In 1897, Martha Alice married Tom Mitchell.

They were buried at St John's Church, Cragg Vale

Lumb, George
[1886-19??] Of Stump Cross.

He was a turner [1910].

On 1st March 1910, he sailed from Liverpool to the USA, aboard the SS Ivernia bound for Boston, Massachusetts. Albert Lumb was listed next to George on the ship's Manifest.


Question: Does anyone know whether George & Albert were related, or were they just travelling at the same time?

 

Lumb, George Stott
[1845-1888]

On 25th March 1876, he married Eliza Hanson [1852-1929] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. John [1877-1943]
  2. Joseph [1879-1892]
  3. Fred [1883-1928]
  4. Ernest [1885-1939]
  5. Walton
  6. William
The children were baptised at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones.

The family lived at Little London Farm, Sowerby [1881, 1891]

Sons Walton & William died in World War I

Other members of the family were buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones

Lumb, George W.
[1859-1???] Born in Sowerby.

He was a letter carrier [1891].

Around 1887, he married Harriet Ann [1860-1???].


Harriet Ann was born in Marston, Warwickshire
 

Children:

  1. Edwin [b 1887]
  2. John William [b 1889]
  3. Amy [b 1890]

The family lived at 48 Sowerby Street, Sowerby Bridge [1891]

Lumb, Gilbert
[1898-1918] He was a member of All Souls' Church, Haley Hill / an apprentice iron moulder with John Berry (Halifax) Limited at New Bank.

He had a sweetheart, Vera.

During World War I, he enlisted with the West Yorkshire Regiment [May 1918], then served as a Private with the 1st Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment.

He died 18th September 1918 (aged 20).

He is remembered on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France [4], and on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance.

His death was reported in the Halifax Courier [12th October 1918]

Lumb, Gladys

Lumb, Harold James
[1920-1943] Son of John Harold Lumb.

Born in Birkenhead.

He was employed by GPO (Engineering) Huddersfield.

During World War II, he served as a Flying Officer / Navigator with 151 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died [23rd June 1943].

He is remembered on the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey [125], and on Elland War Memorial

He is remembered on the Memorial at Brooksbank School, Elland

His brother Kenneth Joe also died in the War

Lumb, Harry
[18??-191?] He was employed by Baldwin & Walker Limited.

During World War I, he served with the Royal Army Medical Corps.

He (possibly) died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Baldwin & Walker Roll of Honour

Lumb, Harry
[1889-1916] Son of Abraham Lumb.

He was a cotton spinner's piecer [1911].

He lived at New Hall, Elland.

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

He was sent to France [April 1915], appointed Lance Corporal [May 1916], and Corporal [August 1916].

He was reported missing and assumed to have died [3rd September 1916].

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, and on Elland War Memorial

Lumb, Harry
[1897-1934] Son of David Lumb.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a manufacturer's clerk [1923].

On 16th October 1923, he married Phyllis Annie Hellowell [1897-1975] in Halifax.


Phyllis Annie was born in Halifax
 

Harry died in Bristol [11th November 1934].

Phyllis Annie died in Merton, London [1975]

Lumb, Harry
[1898-1917] Son of Charles Lumb.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a cotton piecer [1911].

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

He died 20th November 1917.

He is remembered on the Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, France Nord [6 & 7], on the Memorial at Saint Peter's Church, Sowerby, on Triangle War Memorial, on the Triangle Roll of Honour, on the Memorial at Saint Mary's Church, Cottonstones, and on the family grave at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones.

His brother Frank also died in the War

Lumb, Henry
[1830-1893] Son of David Lumb.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a mason [1853].

On 15th August 1853, he married (1) Mary Helliwell [1831-1879] in Halifax.


Mary was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Eli
  2. James Helliwell
  3. Emma [1858-1880]
  4. Joe [1860-1877]
  5. Harry [b 1862]
  6. Levi [1864-1885]
  7. twins Arthur
  8. Albert
  9. Claudine [1869-1884]

In [Q2] 1880, he married (2) Betty Farnell [1831-1902] in Halifax.


Betty was born in Soyland
 

They had no children

Lumb, Herbert
[1885-1950] Son of Joseph Lumb.

He was a house painter [1911].

On 4th April 1911, he married Grace Hannah Sunderland [1885-1971] at Mill Bank.


Grace Hannah was born in Sowerby
 

Herbert died at Triangle [28th November 1950]

Lumb, Herbert Rawson
[1880-1918] He was a French polisher.

In [Q4] 1905, he married either Florence Bailey or Alice Turner in Halifax.

They lived at 2 Hubert Street, Highroad Well.

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

He was wounded.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died [27th May 1918].

He is remembered on the Soissons Memorial, Aisne, France, and on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Lumb, Horatio Albert
[1862-1925] Son of James Lumb.

Born in Triangle [13th June 1862].

He was a woollen manufacturer [1881] / a woollen manufacturer and organist [1891] / a woollen manufacturer and silk merchant [1901] / a woollen manufacturer [1911]. He established H. A. Lumb & Company.

On 3rd June 1893, he married Annie Norton [1871-1922] at All Saints' Church, Dudwell.

They had no children.

The family lived at

  • 6 Kebroyd Bridge, Triangle [1901]
  • 2 Kebroyd Bridge, Triangle [1905, 1911]
  • Denton House, 2 Halifax Road, Kebroyd Bridge, Triangle [1935]

Annie died 17th December 1922.

Horatio died 12th September 1925.

They were buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £8,957 19/5d.

Probate was granted to his sisters Sarah Emily & Annie Elizabeth Whitehead, and George Henry Walker (accountant) 

Lumb, James
[18??-18??] A mechanic of Sowerby Bridge.

On Saturday, 24th July 1869, at Halifax West Riding Court, he was charged with having cut and wounded Thomas Helliwell of Cote Hill, Warley, with a table knife at midnight on the previous Monday. The incident took place in the Rook Tavern beerhouse, Southowram

Lumb, James
[18??-1881] Of Top of Soyland Town, Ripponden.

He was a farmer [1881].

He married Mary.

He died 25th February 1881.

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at under £400.

Probate was granted to his widow Mary

Lumb, James
[1834-1905] Born in Sowerby.

He was a woollen spinner [1871] / a woollen manufacturer [1881] / a woollen manufacturer and employer [1891].

On 13th May 1861, he married Mary Radcliffe [1835-1904] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary came from Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Horatio Albert
  2. Sarah Emily (Heather) [1865-1950]
  3. Annie Elizabeth Whitehead (Dow) [1872-1943]


Sarah Emily (known as Heather) & Annie Elizabeth (known as Dow) never married and lived together at 13 Bamber Avenue, Bispham, Blackpool, where they died: Annie Elizabeth [31st August 1943]; Sarah Emily [18th April 1950].

Probate records show that Annie Elizabeth left effects valued at £720 16/8d; and Sarah Emily left effects valued at £9,980 19/9d

 

The family lived at

  • 19 Mill Bank [1871]
  • Mill Bank [1881]
  • Saw Hill, Mill Bank [1891]
  • Booth's Buildings, Mill Bank [1905]

James died 5th January 1905.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £2,609 16/6d.

Probate was granted to his daughters Sarah Emily & Annie Elizabeth Whitehead.

His obituary described him as

One of Mill Bank's most respected residents

Members of the family were buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones: James [10th January 1905]

Lumb, James
[1850-1???] Born in Scammonden.

He was a draper [1881].

He married Emma [1846-1???].


Emma was born in Middleton, Lancashire
 

Children:

  1. George Walker Lumb [b 1880]

The family lived at Church Street, Elland [1881].

Living with them [in 1881] was James's brother John Henry Lumb [b 1864] (draper's apprentice) 

Lumb, James
[1852-1924] Of Copley Dene, Elland.

Son of Levi Lumb.

Born in Rishworth.

Baptised at Scammonden [23rd May 1852].

He was a brass founder [1881] / a steam engine maker [1891] / a steam engine and machine maker [1901] / an engine steam founder [1911]. In 1876, he established James Lumb & Sons

In 1875, he married Mrs Mary Hoyle [1845-19??] from Rufforth, in Halifax.


Mary had children by her previous marriage:

  1. Mary Jane [b 1865]
  2. John Henry [b 1867]
  3. Wright [b 1872]
 

Mary and James had further children:

Children:

  1. Abraham [b 1877]
  2. Levi [b 1877]
  3. Alice [b 1882]
  4. Sarah [b 1884]
  5. Florence [b 1888] who married James William Bulmer

The family lived at

  • Quebec Street, Elland [1881, 1891, 1901]
  • 1 Heathfield Terrace, Halifax [1911]

In his will, he left bequests to St John's Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Stafford Square, Halifax

Lumb, James Albert
[1866-19??] Son of John Lumb.

Born in West Vale.

He was a cotton piecer [1881] / an auxiliary postman [1911].

In 1898, he married Hannah Elizabeth Taylor [1862-19??] from Greetland.

Children:

  1. Willie [b 1890]
  2. Eleanor [b 1892]
  3. Enid [b 1894]
  4. Mildred [b 1900]

The family lived at 5 Boston Street, Sowerby Bridge [1911]

Lumb, James Alfred
[1866-19??] Son of Matthew Lumb.

Born in Canterbury, New Zealand.

He was apprentice pianoforte maker [1881] / pianoforte maker [1891] / pianoforte manufacturer [1901] / partner in pianoforte manufacturers Lumb & Pohlmann [until 1905] / commercial traveller (pianofortes) on commission [1911]

In 1892, he married Elizabeth Thompson [1867-19??] from Halifax, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Emmeline [b 1894]
  2. William [b 1895]

The family lived at

James Alfred was lodging at 24 Fieldhouse Road, Sheffield [1911]

There were visitors, lodgers and boarders with the family: Emmeline Thompson [1870-19??], Elizabeth's sister [1901]

Lumb, James Arthur
[18??-19??] Established Lumb's Continental Tours

Lumb, James E.
[18??-19??] Landlord of the Thornhill Arms, Rastrick [1912, 1917, 1923]

Lumb, James Helliwell
[1855-1???] Son of Henry Lumb.

By 1881, he had married Georgina Lumb from Newcastle.

The couple were lodging at 5 Smithy Street [1881].


Georgina had been arrested on several occasions and spent some time in Wakefield jail on charges of being drunk & disorderly and prostitution.

She is described as 5 ft tall, with brown hair, scars on forehead & eyes also hands.

She called herself Annie, and also used several names including Taylor and Jackson.

She committed offences in Halifax & Dewsbury, and on 17th June 1891, she was due to appear before York Magistrates

 

Lumb, Japheth
[1852-1904] Born in Rishworth.

He was a stone mason & farmer of 10 acres [1881] / a stone mason [1891] / a farmer [1901].

In [Q3] 1876, he married Eliza Wadsworth [1856-1905] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Louisa [b 1878]
  2. Harry [1880-1883]
  3. Samuel
  4. Susan [b 1886] who was a wholesale clothing machinist [1901]
  5. Annie [b 1888] who was a wholesale clothing machinist [1901]
  6. Herbert [b 1891]
  7. Francis Edwin

The family lived at

  • Height, Rishworth [1881]
  • Cheetham Laith, Rishworth [1891]
  • Upper Hathershelf, Mytholmroyd [1901, 1917]

Japheth died 16th December 1904 (aged 52).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £158 10/-.

The will was proved by his son Sam

Lumb, Job
[18??-19??] Grocer. Partner in Lumb & Walker

Lumb, Joe
[18??-1916] He lived at Turbury Farm, Greetland.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 9th Battalion Highland Light Infantry.

He was killed on the Somme [28th October 1916].

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France [15C], and on the Memorial at Saint Thomas's Church, Greetland

Lumb, John
[1???-1???] A relative of Levi Lumb. He was at Exley Hall Farm. He was a familiar character from his milk-round in the area

Lumb, John
[1???-1???] Of Halifax.

He was nonconformist.

He emigrated to America

Lumb, John
[1786-18??] He was a weaver [1841] / a farmer of 18 acres [1851].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Levi

The family lived at

  • Clough Head, Barkisland [1841]
  • Upper Hall Green, Ripponden [1851]

Lumb, John
[1811-1???] Son of John Lumb.

He was a weaver [1841] / a wool comber [1851] / a woollen cord weaver [1861] / a woollen weaver [1871, 1881].

He appears in the census, living with his brother Levi at Upper Hall Green, Rishworth [1861], Bower's Mill, Barkisland [1871], and Wood End Barkisland [1881]

Lumb, John
[1815-1???] He was charged with killing John Milnes on 29th December 1835.

Lumb had been taken into custody in a state of intoxication, and held at the night asylum, of which Milnes was the keeper.

Inside the gaol, Lumb broke windows and anything else which he could demolish. Milnes tried to remove Lumb's shows, the prevent further damage, but Lumb kicked Milnes in the abdomen, and he died shortly afterwards.

At the trial, witnesses proved that Lumb was of unsound mind, and the Jury returned a verdict of Not Guilty on grounds of insanity, and he was to remain in custody during His Majesty's pleasure

Lumb, John
[1825-1???] Born in Barkisland

He was a woolcomber [1868, 1851, 1852].

He married Mary [1831-1???] Children:

  1. Charlotte [1846-1???] who married John Lord
  2. John [b 4th January 1852]
  3. David [b 23rd August 1856]

The family lived at Cut Edge, Barkisland [1851]

Lumb, John
[1837-1903] Born in Sowerby.

He was a cotton spinner [1861] / a manager at a cotton mill in Liversedge [1881] / a commission cotton doubler at Valley Mills, Sowerby Bridge [1891] / living on his own means [1901].

In 1858, he married (1) Judith Hellewell [1838-1898] from Sowerby, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Harriet [b 1859]
  2. Sarah Ellen [b 1860]
  3. Hellewell [b 1862]
  4. James Albert
  5. William H [b 1869]

In 1898, he married (2) Mrs Grace Barrett [1847-19??], born in Scammonden, in Halifax.

The family lived at

  • 68 Club Houses, West End, Sowerby [1861]
  • Jones Buildings, West Vale [1871]
  • Liversedge [1881]
  • 2 Perseverance Street, Sowerby Bridge [1891]
  • 12 Rochdale Road, Soyland [1901]
  • Margate Street [1903]

He retired around 1900.

He was found dead in bed. At the inquest, the jury came to the conclusion that

he had died from an overdose of laudanum administered by himself in a mistake

Lumb, John
[1842-1899] Son of Joseph Lumb, weaver.

Born in Halifax.

He was a weaver of Northowram [1875] / a worsted carpet weaver [1881] / a tapestry carpet weaver [1891].

In 1875, he married Hannah Jagger [1849-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Hannah, of Northowram, was born in Queensbury, the daughter of John Jagger, weaver
 

Children:

  1. John Henry [b 1876] who was a creeler in cotton mill [1891]
  2. Ruth Ann [b 1879] who was a spinner in worsted mill [1891, 1901]
  3. Caleb [1881] who died in infancy
  4. Matthew
  5. Isaac J. [b 1885] who was a joiner [1901]

The family lived at

  • 61 John Street, Northowram [1881]
  • 83 Prospect Street, Northowram [1891]

John died in Halifax [1899] (aged 57).

In 1899, Hannah married John Arthur

Lumb, John
[1852-1913] Son of Levi Lumb.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a mechanic [1875] / landlord of the White Lion Inn, Friendly [1913]

On 23rd September 1875, he married Hannah Scott [1853-1931] in Halifax.


Hannah was born in Warley
 

Children:

  1. Annie [b 1877]
  2. Levi
  3. Herbert [1885-1969] who was a machine tool fitter
  4. Edith Ann [1887-1963] who never married and left £1,086 to her brother Herbert
  5. Ernest Lovel

John died at the White Lion [19th April 1913].

Hannah died in Sowerby [20th April 1931].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £345 to Levi & Herbert

Lumb, John Beech
[1884-1916] Son of Lucy & Amos Lumb of Ripon.

He married Ethel May.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 12th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died 12th May 1916 (aged 32).

He was buried at the La Laiterie Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium [V B 4].

In [Q3] 1918, Ethel May married Joseph Smith in Todmorden.

They lived at 23 Mons Road, Todmorden

Lumb, John Harold
[1890-1966] Born in Barkisland.

He was a mechanic / an engineer [1942].

On 15th March 1913, he married (1) Martha Hannah Carter at Elland Parish Church.


Martha Hannah was born in Elland, the daughter of
Benjamin Carter
 

Children:

  1. Osmond Stanley [1913-2006] who was an electrical engineer's manager [1966]
  2. Kenneth Joe
  3. Harold James

Martha Hannah died in Birkenhead [1922].

On 11th February 1925, he married (2) Eveline Drinkwater [1891-1975] at St Thomas's Church, Greetland The family lived at 12 Norton Street, Elland [1942, 1966].

Sons Kenneth Joe & Harold James. died in World War 2

John Harold died in Staffordshire [7th July 1966].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £5,368.

Probate was granted to son Osmond Stanley, Samuel Walker Garsed, and Kenneth Garsed (solicitor) 

Lumb, John Thomas
[1867-1939] Son of Abraham Lumb.

He was a wine & spirit cellarman [1891].

He took over from his sister Fanny Lumb as innkeeper at the Clarence Hotel, Brearley [1911].

He married Emma Ellen [1867-1943].


Emma Ellen was born in Wellington, Shropshire
 

Children:

  1. Edith [b 1897] who married William Stott

The family lived at 36 Cleveley/Cloveley Gardens, Mytholmroyd [1939, 1943].

John Thomas died at the Royal Halifax Infirmary [3rd August 1939].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £305 18/6d. Probate was granted to daughter Edith.

Emma Ellen died 25th June 1943.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £550 18/9d. Probate was granted to daughter Edith

Lumb, Joseph
[1816-1???] Born in Elland.

He was a woollen hand loom weaver [1861].

He married Nancy [1812-1???].

Children:

  1. Abraham
  2. Sarah Ann [b 1840] who was a domestic servant [1861]
  3. Benjamin [b 1842] who was a woollen hand loom weaver [1861]
  4. Henry [b 1844] who was a woollen hand loom weaver [1861]
  5. Mary Ann [b 1845] who was a worsted twister [1861]
  6. Alice [b 1847] who was a worsted twister [1861]
  7. Ruth [b 1849] who was a worsted spinner [1861]
  8. Julia [b 1852] who was a worsted spinner [1861]
  9. Allen [b 1853]

The family lived at Owl Hall, Elland [1861]

Lumb, Joseph
[1819-1881] Son of George Lumb.

He married Mary Berry [1819-1879].

Children:

  1. Ellen [1848-1915] who married Silvanus Habergham

Lumb, Joseph
[1823-1887] He died at his home, Terrace Street, West End, Sowerby Bridge [18th February 1887].

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £56. Probate was granted to his son David (mechanic) of 16 John Street, Sowerby Bridge

Lumb, Joseph
[1861-1939] Son of George Lumb.

Born in Sowerby [11th January 1861]

He was a painter [1883].

On 11th January 1883, he married Mary Hannah Thomas [1862-1932] in Halifax.


Mary was born in Sowerby, the daughter of Mary Ann (née Nicholl) & Richard Thomas
 

Children:

  1. Wilfred
  2. Herbert
  3. Elsie [1887-1961] who never married and left £1,544 18/4d to her sister Amy
  4. Joseph [b 1889]
  5. Lily [b 1891]
  6. George [b 1893]
  7. Amy [1895-1971] who married [1935] Ernest Nicholl
  8. Edgar [b 1897]
  9. Stanley [b 1903]

The children were born in Triangle.

The couple died at Triangle: Mary Hannah [2nd February 1932]; Joseph [2nd January 1939]

Lumb, Joshua
[1761-18??] He was a widower with income from houses [1851].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Hannah who married Moses Aspinall

He lived at Lower Edge, Elland [1851].

Living with him [in 1851] was grandson Heap Aspinall

Lumb, Kate (Heather)
[18??-1???] A native of the Calder Valley. She wrote mainly about/for children. She was a member of the Calder Valley Poets

Lumb, Kenneth Joe
[1917-1943] Son of John Harold Lumb.

He was employed by Greetland Dye Works.

During World War II, he served as a Sapper with the 7th Field Squadron Royal Engineers.

He was lost at sea and believed to have died between 31st January 1942 and 20th May 1942.

He is remembered on the Alamein Memorial, Egypt [49], and on Elland War Memorial

His brother Harold James also died in the War.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £288 11/5d. Administration was granted to his father John Harold Lumb.

Lumb, Leonora
[1884-1970] Daughter of David Lumb.

Born in Sowerby [12th October 1884].

She was a silk card room worker [1901].

Between 1911 & 1920, she emigrated to Canada.

On 17th December 1920, she married John Robson [1883-1966] in Kerrisdale, Vancouver.


John was born in Aberfeldy, Scotland [6th April 1883]
 

The couple died at Williams Lake, British Columbia, Canada: John [1st May 1866]; Leonora [27th January 1970]. They were buried at Williams Lake Cemetery

Lumb, Leslie John
[1900-1959] Born in Halifax.

He married Agnes Foster Hodgson in Halifax [Q2 1928].


Agnes was the daughter of
Algeon Sugden Hodgson
 

He died in Bideford, Devon

Lumb, Levi
[1762-1835] Of Barkisland.

He was a cattle dealer and (formerly) innkeeper at Deanhead for upwards of 30 years.


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

 

Lumb, Levi
[1814-1895] Of Mixenden.

He married Harriet Green [1819-1895].

Children:

  1. Sam

The family lived at

Harriet died 21st February 1895 (aged 76) 

Levi died 15th November 1895 (aged 81).

Members of the family were buried at Moor End Congregational Church, Pellon

Lumb, Levi
[1820-1903] Son of John Lumb.

Born in Rishworth.

He was the last handloom weaver in the area to make a living at his trade.

He was a farmer of 18 acres [1851] / a comber [1852] / a farmer of 20 acres [1861] / a farmer of 10 acres [1871] / a farmer of 22 acres [1881] / a farmer [1891].

He married Sarah Kenworthy [1825-1885] from Rishworth.

Children:

  1. James
  2. Ann [b 1856]
  3. Sarah J [b 1858]
  4. Levi
  5. Abraham [b 1862]
  6. Alice [b 1865]

The family lived at

  • Upper Hall Green, Rishworth [1861]
  • Bower's Mill, Barkisland [1871]
  • 4 Wood End, Barkisland [1881, 1891]

Living with the family were granddaughters, Alice [b 1886] and Mary [b 1886] in 1891; Levi's brother, John [1861, 1871, 1881]

See John Lumb

Lumb, Levi
[1828-1872] Son of David Lumb.

He was a mason [1847].

On 14th February 1847, he married Ann Smith [1828-1887] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Mary [1847-1918] who married James Stansfield
  2. Sarah [1850-1914] who married George Ingham
  3. John

The children were born in Sowerby.

Levi died in Warley [1872].

After his death, Ann married Jonathan Law

Lumb, Levi
[1859-1???] Son of Levi Lumb.

Born in Ripponden / Barkisland.

He was a farm labourer [1881] / a milk dealer at Barkisland [1891] / a farmer at Exley Hall Farm [1896, 1901, 1911].

In 1893, he married Sarah Hannah Swale [1861-19??] from Elland.

Children:

  1. Walter [b 1895]
  2. Edith [b 1896]
  3. John Levi [b 1897]
  4. Bessie [b 1899]

The family lived at

  • 4 Wood End, Barkisland [with his father 1891]
  • 1 Upper Exley [1896, 1901, 1911]

Lumb, Levi
[1879-19??] Son of John Lumb.

Born in Warley.

He was a colour foreman [1905] / working in transport [1931].

On 21st October 1905, he married Emily Turner [1880-19??] in Halifax.


Emily was born in Warley
 

Children:

  1. Reginald [b 1907]

Lumb, Luke
[1847-1883] Born in Scammonden.

He was a coal merchant [1871] / a lime & coal dealer [1881] / a coal merchant [1883].

On 11th February 1870, he married (1) Sarah Ann Kershaw [1840-1880] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah Ann was born in Greetland
 

On 8th November 1881, he married (2) Martha Jane Bowes at Halifax Parish Church.


Martha Jane was the daughter of Susannah Bowes (father unknown) and stepdaughter of
Allen Beaumont
 

Children:

  1. Beatrice [1884-1973] who married George Frederick Casson

The family lived at

  • Bank Bottom, Elland [1871]
  • Church Street, Elland [1881, 1883]

Luke died 9th March 1883.

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £1,544 13/6d.

Administration was granted to his widow Martha Jane.

In [Q4] 1914, Martha Jane married Joseph Carter

Lumb, Mally
[1793-1870] On 15th February 1824, she baptised her son George at St Peter's, Sowerby.

On 21st February 1824, Mally made a bastardy bond to Lot Bottomley, weaver of Sowerby, putative father of her bastard son George, born about 6 weeks ago.

Mally and Lot never married although it was generally known that they were George's parents. It is said that Lot refused, though his reasons are unknown.

In 1851, she was a boarder at 2 Thunderton Lane, which is off Toothill Lane, and very near Little Toothill farm, where Lot Bottomley and George Lumb and family lived.

She died at the Almshouses, Sowerby [20th February 1870]

Mally and members of the family were buried at COTTONSTONES

Lumb, Martha Ann
[1875-1942] Of 45 Providence Place, Sowerby New Road, Sowerby Bridge.

She never married.

She died at Storthes Hall [7th December 1942].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £9 5/6d. Probate was granted to Fred Lumb (woollen cloth finisher) and Henry Lumb (woollen cloth finisher) 

Lumb, Matthew
[1???-18??] Local Methodist Minister of the early 19th century

Lumb, Matthew
[17??-1???] Of Weather Hill.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. [probably] Matthew
  2. Hannah who married James Haigh

Lumb, Rev Matthew
[1761-1847] (Probably) son of Matthew Lumb.

Born in Sowerby.

He was first attracted to Methodism [1775/6]. In 1778, he had a conversion experience. In 1780, he became a local Methodist preacher.

In 1783, he was sent to Barnard Castle as a base for the Dales Circuit. Thereafter, he served in The Yorkshire Dales [1783], Inverness [1784-85], Berwick [1786-87], West Indies [1788], Antigua [1789], St Vincent's [1790], Barbados [1791-92], Glasgow &c [1793-94], Berwick [1795], Barnard Castle [1796-97], Ripon [1798-99], Newcastle [1800-1], Whitby [1802], Skipton [1803-4], the Isle of Man [1805-6], Chester [1807], Preston [1808-9], Blackburn [1810-11], Addingham [1812-13], Skipton [1814-15], Keighley [1816-17], Knaresborough [1818], Selby [1819-20], Todmorden [1821-22], Blackburn [1823], Bury [1824-25], and Bradford [1826]

On 28th July 1823, he, Rev Joshua Fearnside, Rev John Heap, Rev Jagger, Rev John James, Rev Edward B. Lloyd, Rev Zachariah Yewdall and Stephen Wilson of Holmfirth, were amongst the passengers travelling by The Fleece coach from Halifax to Sheffield which overturned near Shepley. Rev Sergeant of Scarborough died of his injuries. Edward Smith, the driver of the coach was accused of

wanton behaviour and shameful perversity, on account of the peril to which his furious driving subjected his passengers.

Rev Lumb suffered slight concussion.

In 1833, he married (1) Unknown in Otley.

Children:

  1. Jane [b 1796/7] who married Rev Joshua Fearnside

In 1842, at the age of 80, he married (2) Unknown in Otley.

He married (3) Unknown.

In later years, his faculties were impaired. He died at Harrogate.

the oldest Minister in the Methodist Connexion

He & his first 2 wives were buried at Otley Wesleyan Chapel

Lumb, Matthew
[1839-1899] Son of Thomas Lumb.

Born in Halifax.

He was a pianoforte maker [1871, 1881, 1891].

Around 1865, he married (1) Sarah A. [1847-187?] from Longley, Staffordshire.

Children:

  1. James Alfred – who was born in Canterbury, New Zealand
  2. John W [b 1868] – who was born in Canterbury, New Zealand
  3. Thomas [b 1870]
  4. Annie [b 1872]

In 1875, he married (2) Susannah Eccles [1840-1???] from Skircoat, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Ernest [b 1877]

The family lived at

  • New Zealand [until around 1869]
  • Glenfield Place, Sowerby Bridge [1871]
  • Bairstow Lane, Skircoat [1881]
  • 80 Burnley Road, Skircoat [1891]

Lumb, Matthew
[1883-1917] Son of John Lumb.

He was a stone mason [1901] / a stone waller [1911].

He lived at 113 New Bank, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted [October 1916], and served as a Private with the 16th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He was reported missing and assumed to have died in an attack in Oppy Wood [3rd May 1917] (aged 34).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France [4], and on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Lumb, Maurice
[1899-1918] Son of Thomas Lumb.

Born in Greetland.

During World War I, he served as a Private with A Company 11th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment.

He died 18th May 1918 (aged 19).

He was buried at the Caestre Military Cemetery, Nord, France [I C 18].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Clay House, Greetland

His brother Selwyn also died in the War

Lumb, Raymond Carr
[1???-19??] Chemist and druggist at Sowerby Bridge. His shop was next door to the Commercial Inn He claimed that he had access to the pub from inside his shop

Lumb, Raymond Hanson
[1910-1972] Son of Wilfred Lumb.

Born 15th April 1910.

He was a chemist [1936].

On 30th September 1936, he married Winifred Carr [1912-1996] in Barnoldswick


Winifred was born in Barnoldswick
 

Lumb, Richard Kershaw
[1789-1870] JP.

He was a partner in the Halifax Commercial Banking Company [1853].

He lived at

He was one of the founders of the Halifax General Cemetery Company [1836] / a successful Halifax merchant / a shrewd investor and company director / a Commissioner of Property & Income Tax [1845] / a member of the committee of the West Yorkshire Railway Company / an active Unitarian / a Trustee of Northgate End Chapel [1861] / a great philanthropist.

He supported many local charities for underprivileged girls and boys. Moved by the plight of many young boys being sent to the workhouse, he set up a Trust Fund to place them in Industrial Schools so that they could be educated, he found jobs for them and helped them back into society.

His staff included John Barker Kendall and Benjamin Hebden. In 1850s, he moved to Cheltenham taking with him many of his staff and their families.

He was a great horticulturalist and in May 1860, with the help of Benjamin Hebden, his head gardener, he won the RHS Silver Cup as first prize for 10 azaleas at the Cheltenham Flower Show.

On his death, he was described as

the kindest-hearted gentleman who ever had wealth at their disposal

As a mark of their respect, the shops in Cheltenham closed for half a day

He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery

Lumb, Rowland
[18??-19??] He was Vice-Chairman of Hipperholme UDC [1922]

Lumb, Sam
[1853-1903] Son of Levi Lumb.

Born at 1 Silver Hill, Mixenden.

He was a stone quarryman [1901].

On 24th July 1876, he married Lucy Ann Hooson [1851-1915] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Lily [b 1877] who was a worsted coating mender [1891]
  2. Willie
  3. Herbert [b 1880] who was a stone quarryman [1901] and served in France [World War I]
  4. Emma [b 1882] who was a worsted coating mender [1901]

The family lived at Chapel House, Moor End Road, Mount Tabor [1901, 1917].

He died after he slipped and fell in the quarry where he was working.

The Halifax Courier [Tuesday 13th October 1903] reported


Yesterday afternoon, Sam Lumb, delver, of Chapel House, Moor End, Mount Tabor, met with a shocking accident whilst working at Moor End Quarries. Deceased and his son were working together at a bag? store at the time. They were trying to lay it flat on the ground, when it slipped and came into contact with a crow bar which the elder man had in one hand. Deceased was knocked down, and, rolling, he fell into the quarry below. Death ensued shortly afterwards, before the arrival of Dr Ernest Crowther, of Luddenden, who had immediately responded to the urgent call for his services
 

Lucy Ann died 3rd May 1915 (aged 64).

Members of the family were buried at Moor End Congregational Church, Pellon

Lumb, Samuel
[1744-1830] Of Sowerby.

On 12th August 1802, he married Mrs Rachael Heap.

Mr Heap was a soldier who had gone off to war and was presumed dead.

Children:

  1. Solomon [bapt 1803]
  2. Betty [bapt 1806]
  3. Martha [bapt 1809]

Mr Heap was not dead and returned to find his wife remarried. Heap sold his wife to her new husband, and delivered her to Lumb in a halter at Halifax Cross.

Mr Heap died in 1827.

On 1st October 1827, at the age of 83, Samuel married Rachael for a second time at Halifax Parish Church.

Samuel was buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby [28th May 1830].

See Wife selling

Lumb, Samuel
[18??-1910] He died at Scardale, Mytholmroyd [27th October 1910].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £4,744 16/1d. Probate was granted to Edward Lumb (yarn agent), Arthur Lumb (yarn agent)  and Emily Annie Lumb

Lumb, Samuel
[1866-1940] JP.

Born in Elland.

He was Chairman of Elland District Council.

He established Samuel Lumb's Limited.

During World War I, he was Chairman of the War Tribunal / Chairman of the War Savings Committee / Chairman of the War Recruiting Committee / Chairman of the VAD Hospitals Committee.

In [Q1] 1888, he married Hannah Mackrell in Halifax.


Hannah was the daughter of James Mackrell
 

Children:

  1. Delia Constance Lumb [1888-1957] who married George Casson
  2. Dorothy Elizabeth [1890-1964] who married Norman Holcroft
  3. Alan

They lived at

Hannah died 25th July 1928 (aged 65).

Samuel died at the Exchange Station Hotel, Liverpool where he was out on business [13th March 1940].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £785 6/4d.

Probate was granted to son Alan and Joseph Ernest Williams (chartered accountant) 

Members of the family were buried at Elland Cemetery

Lumb, Samuel
[1882-1917] Son of Japheth Lumb.

Born in Rishworth.

He was educated at Rishworth School / a member of Lightcliffe Congregational Church / a member of Lightcliffe [No 1332] Masonic Lodge / a member of Lightcliffe Bowling Club / a solicitor's clerk [1891, 1901] / with Longbotham & Sons / (possibly) in partnership with George Marvell Riley in Halifax / a solicitor's articled clerk [1911].

In [Q3] 1910, he married Emily Robinson [1885-19??] in Halifax.


Emily was born in Luddendenfoot
 

Children:

  1. Marian E. [1912-1914]
  2. Barbara E. [b 1916]

They lived at

  • 52 Essex Street, Halifax [1911]
  • 12 Waverley Terrace, Hipperholme

During World War I, he enlisted in Halifax, and served as a Private with the 16th Battalion Notts & Derby (Sherwood Foresters) Regiment.

He died from sepsis in a gunshot wound to the thigh in Ontario Military Hospital, Orpington, Kent [2nd November 1917] (aged 35).

He was buried at Luddendenfoot Congregational Church [374].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at United Reformed Church, Carlton Street, on the Memorial at Saint John the Baptist, Coley, on the Memorial at Saint Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe, on the Memorial at Lightcliffe Congregational Church, on the Memorial at Luddendenfoot Congregational Church, and on the Memorial at Rishworth School

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £755 18/9d.

The will was proved by his widow Emily

Lumb, Samuel Peter Hopkinson
[1920-1998] MC.

Son of Alan Lumb.

He was educated at Rishworth School / a member of Elland Cricket Club, Huddersfield Old Boys' RUFC & Huddersfield Golf Club / trained in carpet manufacture at Crossley's Carpets.

In [Q3] 1952, he married Audrey Firth in Upper Agbrigg, West Riding.

They lived at Overdale, Colne Valley [1958].

He was a Captain in the Royal Artillery.

He was evacuated at Dunkirk.

Both he and his father served in the Royal Artillery, and both were awarded the MC

Lumb, Sarah
[1834-1891] Daughter of Abraham Lumb.

She was a dress maker [1851, 1861, 1871, 1881] / publican at the Clarence Hotel, Brearley [1891].

She never married.

In 1880, she and her sister Fanny Lumb were living with brother Eli in Liverpool.

In 1881, she and her sister Fanny Lumb were living at Orton Street, Walton, Liverpool.

Living with her in 1891 was niece Fanny Lumb.

She died at the Clarence Hotel [12th September 1891].

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £177 15/-.

Her will was proved by her niece Fanny Lumb

Lumb, Selwyn
[1888-1952] Born in Sowerby.

He was a confectionery maker at Sowerby Bridge.

He was known for his


Owd Tom's
Cough Tablets

The people's popular preventative against infection

In 1914, he married Annie Leah [1887-1968] at St Peter's Church, Sowerby.


Annie was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Reginald [b 1917] who was a manufacturing confectioner [1952]
  2. Freda [1920-2002]

The family lived at Fairhaven, Tuel Lane, Sowerby Bridge [1952].

Selwyn died in Halifax General Hospital [6th April 1952].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £4,936 15/1d.

Probate was granted to son Reginald and Frank Ellis Green (incorporated accountant) 

Lumb, Selwyn
[1897-1917] Son of Thomas Lumb.

Born in Greetland.

He was a cotton band maker [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 42nd Field Ambulance Royal Army Medical Corps.

He died of wounds in France / Flanders [15th October 1917].

He was buried at the Godewaersvelde British Cemetery, Nord, France [I O 17].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Clay House, Greetland.

His brother Maurice also died in the War

Lumb, Solomon
[17??-18??] Cotton manufacturer at Rishworth.

In June 1801, he was declared bankrupt

Lumb, Solomon
[17??-18??] Cotton spinner, manufacturer, dealer and chapman.

In 1796, he bought Bogden Mill, Rishworth from Robert Brear of Middleton for £1,200.

Around 1800, he built Temple Mill, Rishworth.

He was declared bankrupt after building the mill [April 1806]. He assigned his assets to James and Joseph Kershaw, Manchester cotton merchants – to whom he owed £1,602 – and the 2 mills were sold to pay off his debts

Lumb, Solomon
[1833-1873] Born in Sowerby.

He was a woollen spinner [1861] / innkeeper at the Sportsman, Sowerby Bridge [1871].

In 1860, he married Martha Dyson [1830-1???] in Halifax.


Martha was the daughter of joiner George Dyson from Norland
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [b 1865]

On 14th May 1876, Martha married Joseph Holroyd, at Halifax Parish Church.

The family lived at 2 Victoria Square, Sowerby [1861]

Lumb, Stocks
[18??-18??] A sale notice of July 1843, mentioned the valuable beds of coal which were being worked on the Pear Trees estate, Lightcliffe by Mr Stocks Lumb

Lumb, Thomas
[1809-185?] Born in Skircoat.

He was a cotton worker [1841] / a blacking maker [1851].

He married Sarah [1808-1???]. Sarah had a daughter Betsy Whitehead [b 1834]. Sarah was a widow by [1861].

Children:

  1. Harriet [b 1836]
  2. Matthew
  3. Mary Ann [b 1841]
  4. Susannah [b 1848]

The family lived at

  • Bairstow, Skircoat [1841]
  • Bairstow, Sowerby Bridge [1851]

Lumb, Thomas
[1847-1???] Born in Erringden.

He was a cotton carder [1881, 1891, 1901].

He married Ann [1846-1???] from Todmorden.

Children:

  1. Charles Thomas [b 1870]
  2. James [b 1873]
  3. Sarah Ellen [b 1874]
  4. Barker
  5. Walter [b 1880]
  6. Arthur [b 1883]

The family lived at

  • 6 Priestwell, Stansfield [1881]
  • 36/38 Cross Stone Lane, Stansfield [1891]
  • 20 Cross Stone Lane, Stansfield [1901]

Lumb, Thomas
[1863-1930] Born in Barkisland.

He was a cotton spinner [1902] / a cotton spinning operative [1911].

In 1884, he married Nannie Hanson [1863-1918] in Halifax.


Nannie was born in Stainland-with-Old Lindley
 

Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. Alice [1888-1942] who was a wool & worsted piece mender
  3. Joe Willie [1894-1913] who was a greengrocer's assistant
  4. Selwyn
  5. Maurice

All the children were baptised at St John the Evangelist, West Vale [17th June 1902].

The family lived at

  • Dean Street, Greetland [1902]
  • 17 Dean Street, Greetland [1911]
  • 17 Queen Street, West Vale [1917]

Sons Selwyn & Maurice died in World War I

Lumb, Walter Kenworthy
[1894-1943] He died at Exley Hall Farm [7th January 1943].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £8,445 3/5d. Probate was granted to Edith Mary, wife of Ronald Smith and Mrs Eleanor Chapman

Lumb, Walton
[1885-1917] Or Walter.

Son of George Stott Lumb.

Of Sowerby.

He was a member of Mill Bank Wesleyan Methodist Chapel / a joiner & wheelwright.

During World War I, he enlisted [March 1916], and served as a Private with the 2nd/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed by shellfire whilst carrying the wounded [26th November 1917].

He is remembered on the Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, France Nord [6 & 7],

He is remembered on Triangle War Memorial on the Memorial at Saint Peter's Church, Sowerby, on the Memorial at Mill Bank Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, and on the Memorial at Saint Mary's Church, Cottonstones

His brother William also died in the War

Lumb, Whiteley
[1874-1959] Born in Ripponden.

He was a railway motorman [1911]; the driver of the last tram – Number 109 – when the Halifax tram service closed on 14th February 1939; a devout Methodist; a local poet; a member of the Calder Valley Poets; a member of the Halifax Scientific Society; a member of the Halifax Authors' Circle.

His works included

In [Q3] 1899, he married Mary Jane Horsfall [1874-19??] in Halifax.


Mary Jane was born in Ripponden
 

Children:

  1. Cyril Horsfall [b 1901]
  2. Reginald [b 1903]
  3. Joseph Eric [b 1905]

The family lived at 43 Essex Street, Halifax [1911].

Lumb, Wilfred
[1884-1938] Son of Joseph Lumb.

He was a pharmacy supplier [1906].

On 19th December 1906, he married Edith Haigh [1877-1952] at St Peter's, Sowerby


Edith was born in Sowerby, the daughter of Sarah (née Wilson) & Hanson Haigh
 

Children:

  1. Hilda Mary [1908-1981] who married [1935] Joe Leslie Eastwood [1904-1955] (bank clerk) 
  2. Raymond Hanson
  3. Marjorie [b 1913] who married [1940] Jacob Jordon Watson

Wilfred died at Triangle [28th December 1938].

Edith died in Leeds [4th January 1952].

The couple were buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones

Lumb, William
[1???-18??] He was appointed Surveyor of the Highways for Rishworth [1835]

Lumb, William
[1824-1902] Born in Soyland.

He was a tailor & grocer [1861] / a grocer [1871-1901].

On 21st June 1849, he married (1) Hannah Green [1828-1866] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Fred [1850-1924] who was printer [1871], a compositor [1902]
  2. Edwin [1852-1874] who was a woolsorter [1871]
  3. Walter [b 1856] who was a millwright's apprentice [1900]
  4. George William [1858-1940]
  5. Sarah Hannah Lettice [1861-1922] who was a dress maker [1891]
  6. Arthur [1864-1922] who was a letter carrier [1891]

In [Q1] 1867, he married (2) Mary Ellen Garside [1831-1899] in Halifax.


Mary Ellen was born in Skircoat, and already had a child Harriet [b 1860]
 

Children:

  1. Lucy [b 1867] who was an assistant school mistress [1891]

The family lived at

He died at home [14th February 1901].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £7,203 1/9d [resworn £7,329`1`9]. Probate was granted to son Fred and William Anthony Lees (engineer) 

Lumb, William
[1827-1910] He died at Gordon Street, Elland [24th April 1910].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £117 5/-. Probate was granted to Thomas Arthur Garsed (labourer) and Henry Sheeran (gentleman) 

Lumb, William
[1846-1902] Born in Soyland.

He was landlord of the Junction Inn, Ripponden [1871] / Damside, Soyland [1874] / Sportsman, Soyland [1874-1890] / Woodman Inn, Charlestown [1890-1902].

On 24th May 1863, he married (1) Mary Whiteley [1842-1878] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Joe [1863-1940]
  2. Lily Ann [1864-1926]
  3. Harry [1867-1924]
  4. Fred [1869-1927]
  5. Elizabeth [1872-1950]

Mary died in 1878.

He married (2) Roseanna Dugdale.


Roseanna was born in Stansfield, the daughter of John Dugdale.

She had taken over from her father as landlady of the Woodman Inn, Charlestown [1874-1890]

 

The family lived at Lower Underbank, Stansfield [1891].

Living next door at Damside [in 1881] were Jane Gledhill [aged 79] (warper's widow), her son Edward Gledhill [aged 56] (cotton mill engineer), her daughter Frances Gledhill [aged 26] (silk drawer)  and niece Sarah [aged 18] (cotton maker-up) 

William died in 1902.

Roseanna took over as landlady of the Woodman Inn, Charlestown [1902-1903].

Roseanna died 11th December 1903.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £417 11/-.

Probate was granted to John Sutcliffe (butcher)  and Thomas Ingham (manservant) 

Lumb, William
[1883-1905] A joiner of Cottonstones.

On 11th January 1905, he left work at 11:00 am and spent the afternoon in a public house before returning home at 4:45 pm. He refused his tea and went into the barn. His mother later found him hanging by a rope from a ladder. She pulled him down, but he was dead

Lumb, William
[1887-1917] Aka Willie.

Son of George Stott Lumb.

He was a member of Mill Bank Wesleyan Methodist Chapel / a member of Mill Bank Wesleyan Methodist Chapel & Sunday School / a dairy farmer (own account) at Little London Farm, Triangle.

During World War I, he enlisted in Halifax [11th July 1916], and served as a Private with the 16th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He died of wounds at a Casualty Clearing Station [13th July 1917].

He was buried at the Adinkerke Churchyard Extension, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium [812].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint Peter's Church, Sowerby, on the Memorial at Saint George's Church, Sowerby, on Triangle War Memorial, on the Memorial at Mill Bank Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, on the Memorial at Saint Mary's Church, Cottonstones, and on Norland War Memorial

His brother Walton also died in the War

Lumb, Willie
[18??-191?] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on Norland War Memorial

Lumb, Willie
[18??-1918]

During World War I, he enlisted in Halifax, and served as a Gunner with D Battery 11th Brigade Royal Horse Artillery & Royal Field Artillery.

He was killed in action [14th April 1918].

He is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium [1]

Lumb, Willie
[1878-1917] Son of Sam Lumb.

He was a stone quarryman [1901] / employed at Sutcliffe's quarries, Mount Tabor.

During World War I, he enlisted [March 1916], and served as a Private with the 2nd/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed at Bullecourt during the 2nd Battle of the Somme [3rd May 1917] (aged 39).

He is remembered on the family grave at Moor End Congregational Church, Pellon, and on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France [6].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £257 1/1d.

Administration was granted to his sister Lily Lumb (spinster) 

 

The Lumb family of Cragg Vale
In the 19th century, members of the family were recorded as being
the biggest and strongest men ever seen

Sir Henry Edwards employed some of the brothers to mow the grass at Pye Nest House, and he employed others to carry the flags and banners when he was elected MP for Halifax [1847]

Lumb surname
The surname is recorded in 1307

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

Unattached BMDs for Lumb:


Marriages 1836, 1857, 1858, 1875, 1876, 1895, 1899, 1900, 1907, 1910, 1916, 1917, 1921; Deaths 1899, 1900, 1907
 




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