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Mr Mitchell [17??-18??]
A. Mitchell [18??-19??]
Abigail Mitchell [1617-1722]
Abraham Mitchell [15??-16??]
Abraham Mitchell [18??-18??]
Abraham Mitchell [1858-1???]
Abram Mitchell [18??-19??]
Adam Mitchell [1868-1908]
Albert Lewis Mitchell [1891-1917]
Albert Victor Mitchell [1887-1917]
Albert Willie Mitchell [1868-1???]
Alexander Robert Mitchell [1895-1918]
Amos Mitchell [1857-1938]
Anthony Mitchell [1???-1650]
Anthony Crossley Mitchell [1827-1908]
Arthur Mitchell [1890-1917]
Arthur Mitchell [1891-1918]
Arthur Page Mitchell [1915-1941]
Dr Austin Vernon Mitchell [1934-]
Barrett Mitchell [18??-1???]
Beaumont Mitchell [18??-1???]
C. Mitchell [18??-19??]
Charles Mitchell [1871-19??]
Charles Mitchell [1874-1920]
Charles Albert Mitchell [1896-19??]
Clara Mitchell
Crossley Mitchell [1866-1938]
Daniel Mitchell [1???-1???]
Daniel Mitchell [16??-1???]
Daniel Mitchell [17??-17??]
David Mitchell [1619-1685]
David Mitchell [1830-1902]
David Mitchell [1841-1???]
David Mitchell [1841-1905]
Dorothy Mitchell [18??-19??]
Edgar Mitchell [18??-19??]
Edgar Mitchell [1873-1916]
Edwin Mitchell [18??-1918]
Effam Mitchell [1???-16??]
Eleanor Mitchell [1???-18??]
Eli Mitchell [17??-18??]
Eli Mitchell [1857-1921]
Eli Mitchell [1877-19??]
Elijah Mitchell [1822-1887]
Elizabeth Mitchell [16??-17??]
Emmanuel Mitchell [1852-1939]
Eric Mitchell [1922-1943]
Ernest Mitchell [1871-19??]
Ernest Mitchell [1877-1950]
Mrs Esther Mitchell [160?-1706]
F. S. Mitchell [18??-19??]
Foster Mitchell [1882-1916]
Frank Mitchell [1875-1945]
Frank Mitchell [1893-1916]
Frank Mitchell [1897-1917]
Fred Mitchell [18??-1???]
Fred Mitchell [18??-1???]
Fred Mitchell [1871-1915]
Fred Mitchell [1887-19??]
Fred Mitchell [1890-1915]
George Mitchell [17??-18??]
George Mitchell [18??-1???]
George Mitchell [18??-18??]
George Mitchell [1818-1886]
George Mitchell [1819-1???]
George Mitchell [1842-19??]
George Mitchell [1889-1918]
George Albert Mitchell [1899-1918]
George Henry Mitchell [1864-1???]
George William Mitchell [1886-19??]
Granville Mitchell [1898-1917]
Hannah Mitchell [1631-1702]
Harry Mitchell [1???-19??]
Harry Mitchell [18??-19??]
Harry Mitchell [18??-1918]
Harry Mitchell [1863-1914]
Harry Mitchell [1895-1916]
Henry Mitchell [1???-17??]
Henry Mitchell [1780-1849]
Henry Mitchell [1788-18??]
Henry Mitchell [18??-19??]
Henry Mitchell [18??-19??]
Henry Mitchell [1822-1859]
Henry Mitchell [1824-1867]
Henry Mitchell [1839-1904]
Henry William Mitchell [1843-1???]
Herbert Mitchell [18??-19??]
Hollings Mitchell [1864-1940]
Hubert Norman Mitchell [1887-1918]
J. Mitchell [17??-18??]
J. Mitchell [18??-18??]
Jack Mitchell [1900-1918]
Jack Mitchell [1920-1944]
James Mitchell [1???-1679]
James Mitchell [17??-18??]
James Mitchell [1810-1937]
James Mitchell [1826-1887]
James Mitchell [1848-1908]
James Mitchell [1852-19??]
James Mitchell [1863-1943]
James Mitchell [1884-1918]
James Mitchell [1891-1971]
James Mitchell [1906-1941]
James Albert Mitchell [1889-1942]
James Herbert Mitchell [1894-1915]
James W. Mitchell [18??-1???]
James William Mitchell [18??-19??]
James William Mitchell [1876-1917]
James William Mitchell [1889-1969]
Jeremiah Mitchell [1835-1904]
Joe Mitchell [18??-1???]
John Mitchell [1???-1???]
John Mitchell [1???-16??]
John Mitchell [1???-19??]
John Mitchell [1534-1???]
John Mitchell [16??-17??]
John Mitchell [1659-1696]
John Mitchell [17??-1???]
John Mitchell [17??-1???]
John Mitchell [17??-18??]
John Mitchell [17??-18??]
John Mitchell [17??-18??]
John Mitchell [1784-1835]
John Mitchell [1789-1872]
John Mitchell [1798-1871]
John Mitchell [18??-18??]
John Mitchell [18??-19??]
John Mitchell [18??-19??]
John Mitchell [1812-1878]
John Mitchell [1831-1???]
John Mitchell [1831-19??]
John Mitchell [1835-19??]
John Mitchell [1851-1906]
John Mitchell [1852-19??]
John Mitchell [1855-19??]
John Mitchell [1859-19??]
John Mitchell [1862-1929]
John Mitchell [1863-1914]
John Mitchell [1888-19??]
John Mitchell [1894-1917]
John Cousin Mitchell [1855-19??]
John Edward Mitchell [18??-1918]
John Edward Mitchell [1885-1917]
John Halstead Mitchell [1883-1940]
John Herbert Mitchell [1809-1860]
John Herbert Mitchell [1842-1870]
John Leslie Mitchell [1912-1942]
John William Mitchell [1868-19??]
Jonas Mitchell [1816-18??]
Jonathan Mitchell [1624-1668]
Jonathan Mitchell [1776-18??]
Jonathan Mitchell [18??-1???]
Joseph Mitchell [18??-18??]
Joseph Mitchell [1834-1???]
Joseph Mitchell [1876-1937]
Joseph Mitchell [1877-1914]
Joseph Cockcroft Mitchell [1871-19??]
Joseph Harger Mitchell [1859-1936]
Joseph Samuel Mitchell [1823-1877]
Joseph Thomas Mitchell [1886-1917]
Lewis Percy Mitchell [1892-1917]
Mallinson Mitchell [1889-1961]
Martin Mitchell [1786-1845]
Matthew Mitchell [1590-1645]
Matthew Mitchell [18??-1???]
Mrs Mona Ross Mitchell [19??-19??]
Nathan Mitchell [1830-1???]
Ogden Mitchell [1794-1872]
Otho Mitchell [18??-1909]
Owen Patrick Mitchell [1895-1915]
Phoebe Mitchell [1668-1704]
Richard Mitchell [15??-15??]
Richard Mitchell [17??-18??]
Richard Mitchell [1806-1859]
Richard Mitchell [1813-1???]
Richard Mitchell [1822-1???]
Richard Mitchell [1854-1919]
Robert Mitchell [18??-1???]
Robert Mitchell [18??-19??]
Robert Mitchell [18??-19??]
Rowland Mitchell [1896-1965]
S. Mitchell [18??-1???]
Samuel Mitchell [1???-1???]
Samuel Mitchell [1597-1645]
Samuel Mitchell [16??-1672]
Samuel Mitchell [17??-18??]
Samuel Mitchell [1782-1863]
Samuel Mitchell [18??-18??]
Samuel Mitchell [18??-19??]
Samuel Mitchell [1837-1902]
Samuel Mitchell [1851-19??]
Sarah Mitchell [1822-19??]
Sarah Katharine Mitchell [1891-1960]
Susannah Mitchell [1818-1???]
Thomas Mitchell [15??-16??]
Thomas Mitchell [1560-1646]
Thomas Mitchell [17??-18??]
Thomas Mitchell [18??-18??]
Thomas Mitchell [1804-1???]
Thomas Mitchell [1810-1892]
Thomas Mitchell [1816-1887]
Thomas Mitchell [1829-1909]
Thomas Mitchell [1832-1???]
Rev Thomas Mitchell [1844-1915]
Thomas Heyworth Mitchell [1856-1924]
Thomas Heyworth Mitchell [1879-1941]
Timothy Mitchell [1751-1843]
Tom Mitchell [1863-1919]
Rev W. Mitchell [18??-19??]
W. H. Mitchell [1897-1917]
W. R. Mitchell [1909-1985]
Walter Mitchell [18??-19??]
Walter Mitchell [1858-1900]
Walter Mitchell [1891-1915]
Whiteley Mitchell [1843-1???]
Widow Mitchell [16??-1???]
Wilbert Mitchell [1897-1917]
Wilfred Mitchell [1887-1917]
William Mitchell [1???-18??]
William Mitchell [15??-1???]
William Mitchell [1662-1705]
William Mitchell [17??-1???]
William Mitchell [17??-18??]
William Mitchell [17??-18??]
William Mitchell [17??-18??]
William Mitchell [1795-1828]
William Mitchell [18??-18??]
William Mitchell [18??-186?]
William Mitchell [1800-1881]
William Mitchell [18??-19??]
William Mitchell [18??-191?]
William Mitchell [18??-1917]
William Mitchell [1812-1876]
William Mitchell [1820-1???]
William Mitchell [1836-1876]
William Mitchell [1840-1902]
William Mitchell [1845-1???]
William Mitchell [1851-1877]
William Mitchell [1873-1916]
William Mitchell [1888-1916]
William Mitchell [1888-1917]
William Mitchell [1889-1916]
William Mitchell [1895-18??]
William Mitchell [1897-1916]
Dr William Greenwood Mitchell [1795-1854]
William Henry Mitchell [18??-19??]
William Henry Mitchell [1855-19??]
William Henry Mitchell [1866-19??]
William Henry Mitchell [1897-1917]
William Henry Mitchell [1921-1943]
Willie Mitchell [1897-1916]
Wilson Mitchell [1864-1938]
Wright Mitchell [1870-1918]
Wright Mitchell [1883-1937?] 


Mitchell, Mr
[17??-18??] He was landlord of the Travellers' Rest, Sowerby [about 50 years, including the 1820s].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. (possibly) William

Mitchell, A.
[18??-19??] He stood unsuccessfully as the Liberal candidate in the Election for MP for Halifax [1935]

Mitchell, Abigail
[1617-1722] Eldest daughter of Matthew Mitchell.

Born in Southowram.

Baptised at Halifax Parish Church [1618].

In 1642, she married Rev Abraham Pierson.

The family emigrated to America.

She died at New Haven, Connecticut [15th March 1722]

Mitchell, Abraham
[15??-16??] Chapman of Copley. He married Agnes. His will was recorded on 21st May 1653 and Agnes was executor

Mitchell, Abraham
[18??-18??] In 1859, he established Abraham Mitchell & Company

Mitchell, Abraham
[1858-1???] Born in Walsden.

On 27th September 1879, he married Mary Phoebe Hollas in Facit, Lancashire.


Mary Phoebe was the daughter of
Michael Hollas
 

Children:

  1. Alice J [b 1883]
  2. Susannah [b 1884]
  3. Doris [b 1890]

Mitchell, Abram
[18??-19??] Machine maker at Brighouse.

In February 1880, he went into liquidation

Mitchell, Adam
[1868-1908] Landlord of the Cross Keys, Siddal [1908].

He died 23rd August 1908 (aged 40).

He was buried at Stoney Royd Cemetery [H 286 C]

Mitchell, Albert Lewis
[1891-1917] Son of Robert Mitchell.

He was a United Methodist local preacher.

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

He was reported missing and assumed to have died [14th May 1917].

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [5], on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Akroydon Wesleyan Methodist Chapel

Mitchell, Albert Victor
[1887-1917] Son of Walter Mitchell.

He was a doffer worsted mill [1901].

Around 1910, he went to live in Toronto.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. child
  2. child

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 19th Battalion Canadian Infantry.

He died of shrapnel wounds [24th March 1917].

He was buried at the Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Mont-St. Eloi, France [IV G 8].

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

His brother John Edward also died in the War

Mitchell, Albert Willie
[1868-1???] Son of William Mitchell.

Born in Brighouse [2nd September 1868].

He was a cotton doubler [1894].

On 25th June 1894, he married Clara Crowther [1869-1???] in Bradford


Clara was born in Leeds
 

Mitchell, Alexander Robert
[1895-1918] MM.

Son of John Mitchell

Born in Elland.

He was a member of the Wesleyan Church / a warper at woollen mill [1911] / employed by Agur Halstead & Sons at Marshall Hall Mills, Elland.

During World War I, he enlisted [10/1914], and served as a Corporal with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was awarded the Military Medal [August 1917] for


gallantry & courageous conduct, and distinguished service on the battlefield
 

He was wounded [13th April 1918].

He died of wounds [19th April 1918] (aged 22).

He was buried at the Etaples Military Cemetery, France [XXIX G 12A].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial, on the Memorial at Elland Boys' Brigade, and on the Memorial at Elland Wesleyan Chapel

Mitchell, Amos
[1857-1938] Born in Eastwood.

Todmorden coal merchant.

On 21st August 1888, he married Harriet Uttley at Halifax Parish Church.


Harriett was the daughter of
Joseph Uttley
 

Children:

  1. Edith Annie [1888-1987]
  2. James

The family lived at Middle Stoodley [1901].

He died in 1938.

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £221,324.

After World War I, son James joined the family business

Mitchell, Anthony
[1???-1650] He and John Wilkinson and Abraham Wilkinson were found guilty of stealing and attempting to sell 2 horses from John Cusforth of Sandal, near Wakefield, on 17th April 1650, and a further charge of stealing 16 yards of russet-coloured kersey – valued at 1/- per yard – from the tenters of Samuel Colbeck of Lower Shaw Booth, Warley on 19th April 1650. The total value of the goods was £5 8s.

Wilkinson was further convicted of stealing a piece of kersey from tenters at Brearley Hall.

The two were the last men to be executed at the Halifax Gibbet.

There is some confusion in the records as to which of the two Wilkinson brothers was actually executed. From the Register Book at Halifax, it seems that – although he confessed to stealing the cloth – Abraham was acquitted and escaped the death penalty whilst John was executed. It is most likely that it was Abraham who was executed

Mitchell, Anthony Crossley
[1827-1908] Son of William Mitchell.

Born in Mytholmroyd.

He was a cotton spinner [1851]

He married Sarah [1835-19??].

He lived at Lower Oldfield, Luddendenfoot [1901, 1908].

He died 31st May 1908.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £1,105 17/1d.

Probate was granted to his brothers James MITCHELL & Emmanuel Mitchell

Mitchell, Arthur
[1890-1917] Son of John Mitchell.

He was a woollen piecener [1911] / employed at Clay House Mills, Greetland.

In 1911, he was living with his sister Ada Joynes and her family.

In 1915, he married Martha H. Ashworth in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Arthur [b Q3/1917]

The family lived at 18 Upper Brunswick Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted [August 1914], and he served as a Private with the 10th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was severely wounded on the Somme when both jaws were broken by a shell [5th July 1916].

He took part in several operations in England.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died [20th September 1917] (aged 27).

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

His brothers John & Frank also served in the War

Mitchell, Arthur
[1891-1918] Of 58 Baines Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted with the Royal Field Artillery, then served as a Lance Corporal with the 1st/4th Battalion Warwickshire Regiment.

He died 27th August 1918 (aged 27).

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

His death was reported in the Halifax Courier [21st September 1918]

Mitchell, Arthur Page
[1915-1941] BSC.

Son of Hubert Norman Mitchell who was killed in World War I.

He was a member of St Jude's Church, Savile Park & Choir / educated at Holy Trinity School, Heath Grammar School & Crossley & Porter School / employed by Armitage & Norton, accountants / employed by the Halifax Building Society at the Halifax HQ and at the King Cross Branch.

During World War II, he enlisted [1938] with the Royal Artillery, was commissioned [1939], then transferred, and served as a Flying Officer / PO with 218 Squadron Royal Air Force.

He took part in 20 bombing raids.

He was killed in action over Germany [15th August 1941] (aged 26).

He was buried at the Becklingen War Cemetery, Germany [26 G 1].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Saint Jude's Church, Savile Park, on the Memorial at Crossley & Porter School, Halifax, and on the Memorial at Halifax Building Society

Mitchell, Dr Austin Vernon
[1934-] Television presenter.

In 1977, he became MP for Grimsby

Mitchell, Barrett
[18??-1???] He was a farmer in Sowerby.

In [Q1] 1880, he married Emma Holt [18??-1???] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. James William

Mitchell, Beaumont
[18??-1???] Landlord of the Bay Horse, Stainland [1887].

On 23rd April 1887, he was charged with (1) selling drink during prohibited hours and (2) refusing to admit the police on the 12th April 1887. The police had gone to the pub at midnight, but it wasn't until 4:15 am that the door was opened to them. He was ordered to pay £1 13/6d on each count

Mitchell, C.
[18??-19??] Recorded on 18th March 1916, when an advertisement in the Halifax Courier announced

THE OIL & LAMP BUSINESS of C. MITCHELL has been TRANSFERRED to 17 COW GREEN

Mitchell, Charles
[1871-19??] Born in Ireland.

He was a general labourer [1893] / a plasterer's labourer [1901] / a general labourer [1911].

In [Q2] 1893, he married Margaret Galvin [1860-1???] in Halifax.


Margaret was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. John
  2. Owen Patrick
  3. William [b 1897] who was a worsted doffer [1911]
  4. Charles [b 1899]
  5. Bernard [b 1901]
  6. James [b 1905]
  7. Joseph [b 1907]
  8. Mary Elizabeth [b 1909]
  9. Harriet [b Hebden 1911]

The 8 youngest children were born in Halifax.

The family lived at

  • 22 Middle Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 26 West Hill Court, Parliament Street, Halifax [1911]

During World War I, he volunteered [November 1914], and served in Malta with the 8th Battalion West Riding Regiment.

Sons John & Owen Patrick died in World War I

Mitchell, Charles
[1874-1920]

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

He died 21st January 1920.

He was buried at Brighouse Cemetery [C U 384]

Mitchell, Charles Albert
[1896-19??] MM.

Son of John William Mitchell.

Born in Halifax.

He was a clerk working for his father's business.

During World War I, he enlisted [June 1912], and served as a Bombardier with 5th West Riding Battery Royal Field Artillery.

He went to France [April 1915].

He was awarded the Military Medal & Bar.

He was demobbed [April 1919].

He survived the War.

He lived at 2 Eversley Mount, West End, Halifax

Mitchell, Clara
On 25th July 1925, she married (1) Edward Walmsley [1905-1930] at Coley Church.

Children:

  1. Kenneth [b 1926]
  2. Donald [1928-1934]
  3. Eric [b 1930]

In October 1939, she married (2) Sam Blackburn Wilkinson [1897-1942] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Ann who married George Watson

Her husband died at 26 Hope Street, Stone Chair, Shelf [29th November 1942]. Probate records show that he left effects valued at £274 8/10d.

She married (3) Jimmy Kendall, becoming his second wife

Mitchell, Crossley
[1866-1938] Son of William Mitchell.

Born in Brighouse [28th April 1866].

He was a commission weaver [1892].

On 7th June 1892, he married (1) Mary Hannah Steele [1866-1901] in Bradford Cathedral.


Mary Hannah was born in Allerton
 

Mary Hannah died in Bradford [1901].

After her death, Crossley married Frances Whitworth [1876-1???] in Bradford [Q3 1905].


Frances was born in Sowerby
 

Crossley died at Triangle [1938]

Mitchell, Daniel
[1???-1???] Of Horley Green. His daughter married Daniel Hemingway.

He took her and her children in when Hemingway ejected them from the family home at Mountain

Mitchell, Daniel
[16??-1???] Of Ovenden.

See Timothy Starkey

Mitchell, Daniel
[17??-17??] Of New House, Ovenden.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Sarah who married John Ramsden

Mitchell, David
[1619-1685] Son of Matthew Mitchell. Born in Southowram.

Baptised at Halifax Parish Church [14th November 1619].

He was a schoolmaster.

He emigrated to America with his family [1635].

In 1650, he married Sarah Wheeler [1628-1669] at Southbury, Stratford.


Sarah was the daughter of Thomas Wheeler
 

Children:

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

Sarah died in 1669 (aged 41).

David died at Stratford, Fairfield, USA [3rd March 1686]

Mitchell, David
[1830-1902] Born in Halifax.

He was a machine maker.

In 1870, he married Emma Atkinson in Halifax.


Emma was the daughter of
John Atkinson,
 

The family lived at Old House, Sowerby.

The couple were buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby: David [27th September 1902]; Emma [30th December 1916]

Mitchell, David
[1841-1???] Son of John Mitchell.

Born in Ovenden.

He was a worsted manufacturer employing 14 hands [1881].

On 11th April 1863, he married Sarah Ellen at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah Ellen was the widow of Wilson Hartley
 

Children:

  1. Margaret Ellen [b 1865]

The family lived at 3 Three Trees, Ovenden [1881].

Sarah Ellen was buried at Illingworth Church [15th August 1882]

Mitchell, David
[1841-1905] Landlord of the Griffin, Halifax [1905].

He married Mary [1847-19??] from Illingworth.

He is mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1905.

After his death, Mary took over the Griffin [1911].

Living with the widowed Mary in 1911 was granddaughter Mary Ellen Preston [aged 23] (draper's assistant) 

Mitchell, Dorothy
[18??-19??] Daughter of James S. Mitchell of Sydney, Australia.

She married Captain Harry Christopher Shaw Rawson whilst he was serving in Australia

Mitchell, Edgar
[18??-19??]

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

Children:

  1. Jack

The family (possibly) lived at 16 Saltburn Street, Halifax

Mitchell, Edgar
[1873-1916] Son of Henry Mitchell.

He was a cartwright [1891] / a blacksmith [1896] / a wheelwright's smith [1901] / a wheel smith [1911] / employed by Henry Wadsworth & Son at Highroad Well.

In [Q1] 1896, he married Edith Annie Pinder at Halifax Parish Church.


Edith Annie, of Hermon Grove, Halifax, was the daughter of Thomas Pinder
 

Children:

  1. Norman Edgar [1896] who died aged 5 months
  2. Arthur Brinton [b 1898] who was a part-time errand boy [1911]
  3. Marjorie Alexandra [b 1901]
  4. Winifred Mabel [b 1903]
  5. Harry [b 1906]
  6. Eleanor Mary [b 1911]

They lived at

  • 16 Back Gerrard Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 2 Royles Head Farm, Warley [1911]
  • 1 Long Lover Lane, Pellon [1916]

He joined the Army and was a Territorial. He was awarded the King's Long Service Medal.

During World War I, he served as a Staff Sergeant with D Battery 2nd (West Riding) Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He died of wounds in the Casualty Clearing Station [14th October 1916] (aged 43).

He was buried at the Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty, France [II H 13].

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

Edgar & son Norman Edgar are remembered on the Pinder family grave at All Saints' Church, Dudwell

Mitchell, Edwin
[18??-1918] Of Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 9th Battalion Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

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

He is remembered on the Soissons Memorial, France, and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Mitchell, Effam
[1???-16??] Widow [or daughter] of John Mitchell.

She married Joseph Fourness

Mitchell, Eleanor
[1???-18??] She ran a school in Halifax [1822]

Mitchell, Eli
[17??-18??] Woollen spinner at Hand Carr Mill, Luddendenfoot [1795]

Mitchell, Eli
[1857-1921] Born in Midgley.

He was a night fireman [1879].

On 19th June 1879, he married Hannah Whittaker [1855-1938] at the Union Street Chapel, Rochdale.


Hannah was born in Rochdale
 

Children:

  1. John William [b 1878]
  2. Sarah Hannah [b 1880]
  3. James Crossley [b 1889]
  4. Lewis Percy

The family lived at the Hollins, Hebden Bridge [1911]

Mitchell, Eli
[1877-19??] Born in Sowerby.

He was a blanket finisher (woollen) [1911].

In 1903, he married Sarah in Halifax.


Sarah was the daughter of
James Nicholl, and the widow of John Helliwell
 

The couple and Sarah's 2 sons lived at 7 Higgin Chamber, Luddendenfoot, Sowerby [1911]

Mitchell, Elijah
[1822-1887] Born in Mytholmroyd.

He was a journeyman blacksmith of Southowram / a tenant farmer.

In 1848, he married Lydia Whitehead.

Children:

  1. Grace

They lived at

Elijah died January 1887.

He was buried at St Thomas the Apostle, Claremount

After his death, Lydia continued to farm

On 13th May 1896, Lydia married (3) Samuel Wood She died less than 2 months after marrying Samuel

She was buried at St Thomas the Apostle, Claremount

Mitchell, Elizabeth
[16??-17??] Sister of Phoebe Mitchell, and cousin of John Mitchell.

She married Dr Richard Farrar

Mitchell, Emmanuel
[1852-1939] Son of William Mitchell.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was a railway clerk [1871] / a cotton doubler at Prospect Mills, Sowerby Bridge / partner in Mitchell Brothers / partner in Brighouse Doubling Company Limited / a director of Shepherd & Blackburn / president of the Yorkshire Cotton Master Spinners & Doublers Association / chairman of Sowerby Bridge Urban Council.

In 1889, he married Emma Barker [1858-1901] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. James Albert
  2. Emma [1893-1974]
  3. child who died young [before 1911]

They lived at Scott Bank, Sowerby Bridge [1905, 1911].

Emmanuel died 15th August 1939.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £24,508 3/8d. Probate was granted to Albert Mitchell (company director), Emma (wife of Francis Henry Rhodes), and James William Greenwood (company director).

He left money for Royal Halifax Infirmary, West End Congregational Church, Sowerby Bridge, and Halifax Tradesmen's Benevolent Institute

Mitchell, Eric
[1922-1943] Of Sunnyside, Todmorden.

He was Todmorden Secondary School / a chemist's assistant in Mytholmroyd.

During World War II, he trained in Canada, and he served as a Sergeant with the Operational Training Unit for Bomber Command, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He was killed when his plane crashed into the sea off Nairn, Scotland. [28th April 1943].

He was buried at a Commonwealth War Grave at Christ Church, Todmorden

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Mitchell, Ernest
[1871-19??] Son of Nathan Mitchell.

Born in Halifax.

He was a labourer of Park Square, Northowram [1895] / a brickmaker [1901] / a brickyard labourer [1911]

In 1895, he married Susannah Balmforth [1876-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Susannah was born in Shelf, the daughter of Christopher Balmforth, dyer's labourer
 

Children:

  1. Willie
  2. Fred [b 1904]
  3. Clara [b 1906]
  4. Frank [b 1908]
  5. Alfred [b 1911]

The family lived at

  • 18 Portland Road, Halifax [1901]
  • 17 Cross Lane, Stone Chair, Shelf [1911]
  • 3 Hope Street, Stone Chair, Shelf [1916]

Mitchell, Ernest
[1877-1950] Born in Midgley.

He was a cotton twister [1906].

On 20th April 1906, he married Selina Brear in Luddenden.


Selina was the daughter of
John Brear
 

Children:

  1. Alice Ada [1911-1999] who never married

The couple died in Mytholmroyd: Ernest [2nd October 1950]; Selina 7/6/1964 []

Mitchell, Mrs Esther
[160?-1706] Widow of Catherine Slack. Her burial records say she was
aged (it's said) 100 or more

Mitchell, F. S.
[18??-19??] He was honorary secretary of the Halifax Ear, Eye & Throat Hospital [1905], and secretary of the Halifax Sunday Lecture Society [1905]

Mitchell, Foster
[1882-1916] Son of Richard Mitchell.

Born in Elland.

Baptised at Elland Parish Church [16th January 1889].

He was a labourer [1911] / employed by F. Riley, rag sorter at Briggate, Elland.

He lived at 29 Catherine Street, Elland.

During World War I, he enlisted [5/1916], and served as a Private with the 9th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He was killed in action by a sniper [9th November 1916].

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [10B, 11B & 12B], on Elland War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Elland

Mitchell, Frank
[1875-1945] Born in Walsden.

He was a cotton weaver.

In 1894, he married Cicely Ince [1875-1???] in Todmorden.


Cicely was born in Deane
 

Children:

  1. James Herbert
  2. Arthur [b 1896]

The family lived at 3 Sun Wood Cottages, Walsden [1911]

Mitchell, Frank
[1893-1916] Son of John Mitchell.

In 1911, he was living with his sister Ada Joynes and her family.

He was a well-known boxer and won several trophies / a member of Trinity Road Baptist Church, Halifax / employed by B. Hallewell & Company [1913] / a soldier at Eardley Park Camp, Hampshire [1915].

In [Q3] 1915, he married Hilda Ann Castle [1895-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Hilda Ann, of Savile Park, Halifax, was the daughter of John William Castle, labourer
 

They lived at 5 Park Nook, Exley [1916].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He sustained wounds to the face, right arm and right leg by a shell [7th August 1916], and died the following day.

He was buried at the Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbé, France [III A 15].

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

His brothers John & Arthur also served in the War.

In [Q4] 1918, Hilda Ann married Albert E. Probets in Halifax.

They lived at 8 Road End, Greetland

Mitchell, Frank
[1897-1917] Son of Joseph Cockcroft Mitchell.

Born in Wadsworth.

He was a junior clerk (fustian clothing) [1911] / employed by the Hebden Bridge Fustian Manufacturing Co-operative Society / Secretary of the Foster Lane Wesleyan Church school.

During World War I, he joined the Royal Fusiliers as a private [aged 18], and went to France [14th November 1915]. After six months in the trenches, he went to Trinity College Cambridge, and got a commission as a 2nd Lieutenant with the 50th Battalion Machine Gun Corps (Infantry).

He was killed in action [12th May 1917] (aged 20).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [10], and on Wadsworth War Memorial

Mitchell, Fred
[18??-1???] A half-wit living at Halifax Workhouse. He was a well-known sight in Halifax carrying an advertising board, running errands and generally
making his presence known by humming tunes with his mouth, in imitation of a musical instrument

In June 1873, wishing to seek work, he ran away from the Workhouse. He was apprehended and charged with absconding and taking his clothes with him. He was sentenced to 1 months' hard labour

Mitchell, Fred
[18??-1???] In [Q2] 1896, he married Amelia Rowland [18??-1???] in Todmorden.

Children:

  1. Rowland

The family lived at Back Brook Street, Langfield

Mitchell, Fred
[1871-1915] Son of Rhoda (née Crowther) & Henry Mitchell of Warrington's Buildings, Hipperholme, then of Spring Field Terrace, Hipperholme.

He enlisted in the Prince Albert Guards, as soon as he was old enough.

He was at Fulford Barracks, York [1891].

He spent most of his time in South Africa, and was there throughout the Boer War.

He fought under General Botha near Otavi, in German south-west Africa.

During World War I, he served as a Sergeant Major with the 5th Mounted Brigade (Brand's Horse).

He was killed in action at Otavi [1st July 1915] (aged 44).

He was buried at the Otavifontein Cemetery, Namibia.

He is remembered on the family grave at Lightcliffe Old Church Graveyard

Mitchell, Fred
[1887-19??] Son of John Henry Mitchell, engineer.

He was a joiner of 10 Industrial Place, Sowerby Bridge [1907].

In 1907, he married Annie Crabtree at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge


Annie, of 30 Greenup's Terrace, Sowerby Bridge, was the daughter of
John Thomas Crabtree
 

Mitchell, Fred
[1890-1915] Born in Greetland.

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 17th Division Cyclist Company Army Cyclist Corps.

He died 29th October 1915.

He was buried at the Divisional Cemetery, Belgium [I 7].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Clay House, Greetland, on the Memorial at Saint Thomas's Church, Greetland, on the Memorial at Saint John the Evangelist, West Vale, and on the Memorial at Greetland Liberal Club

Mitchell, George
[17??-18??] He and James Mitchell were cotton spinners at Higgin Mill, Luddendenfoot [1822]

Mitchell, George
[18??-1???] In 1850, he set up business as a boot and shoe maker at 30 Commercial Street, Brighouse.

He lived at South View, Clifton

Mitchell, George
[18??-18??] Partner in Mitchell & Son.

See Ripponden toll-house

Mitchell, George
[1818-1886] Son of Jonathan Mitchell.

He was grocer and joiner at Greetland [1851, 1861, 1871].

The family were Methodists, and attended Greetland Wesleyan Chapel.

In 1843, he married (1) Mary Harriet Wood [1819-1853] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary Harriet, of Greetland, was the daughter of tailor Thomas Wood
 

Children:

  1. Jonathan [b 1847] who was a worsted doffer [1861]
  2. Sarah [b 1850]

In 1854, he married (2) Mary Harger Holroyd [1818-1880].

Children:

  1. John Holroyd [b 1856] who was a wool sorter [1881]
  2. Joseph

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1851] were his sister Hannah and niece Elizabeth [b 1834] (dress maker) 

In 1871 & 1881, John Holroyd Mitchell and Joseph Harger Mitchell were living with their unmarried aunt Ann Holroyde [aged 54] at Cross Hill, Greetland

He died 19th May 1886.

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £840

Mitchell, George
[1819-1???] Born in Halifax.

He was a book keeper (wool merchant) [1851].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Henry William [b 1845]

He was a widower by 1851.

The family lived at 8 Cheapside, Halifax [1851].

Living with them [in 1851] was visitor James Dixon [b 1820] (coach proprietor) 

Mitchell, George
[1842-19??] Born in Brighouse.

He was a boot maker employing 2 men and 1 boy [1881] / boot maker (own account) [1901].

In 1871, he married Mary Hannah Mallinson [1851-19??].

Children:

  1. Emily [b 1872]
  2. Clara [b 1874]
  3. Harry [b 1876]
  4. Fred [b 1877]
  5. Lucy [b 1878]
  6. Laura [b 1879]
  7. Agnes [b 1880]
  8. James [b 1881]
  9. Mallinson [1884-1911] who died in Bradford (aged 26) 

The family lived at

  • 29 & 30 Commercial Street, Brighouse [1881]
  • South View, Clifton Common, Brighouse [1901]

Living with them [in 1881, 1901] was mother-in-law Sarah Mallinson [b 1824] (born Southowram) 

Mitchell, George
[1889-1918] Son of Joseph Harger Mitchell.

Born in Greetland [12th April 1889].

He was educated at the New School, Halifax / a keen sportsman / a member of the Borough Club, Halifax / a member of the Halifax Golf Club / captain of the Halifax First Hockey team / associated with the Boys' Brigade movement / a prominent Sunday School worker / a solicitor [1911] / articled to Fredrick Walker & Son.

His family were Methodists, and attended Greetland Wesleyan Chapel.

He never married.

During World War I, he joined the Yorkshire Dragoons Yeomanry (Queen's Own). [December 1914], and transferred to the 2nd Battalion Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry [September 1916].

He served with the Salonika Army.

He was killed in action in Salonika [13th September 1918].

He was buried at the Karasouli Military Cemetery, Greece [D 946].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Clay House, Greetland, on the Memorial at Greetland Liberal Club, and on the Memorial at Halifax Golf Club, Ogden

His parents established an institute at Greetland Wesleyan Chapel in his memory

Mitchell, George Albert
[1899-1918]

Born in Norland.

He was a member of Greetland Wesleyan Chapel & Sunday School.

He lived at 10 Sunny Bank Road, Greetland [1917].

During World War I, he enlisted [May 1917], and served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was reported missing and assumed to have died [31st August 1918].

He is (possibly) remembered on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, France, on the Memorial at Clay House, Greetland, and on the Memorial at Greetland Methodist Church

Mitchell, George Henry
[1864-1???] Son of William Mitchell.

Born in Brighouse [28th April 1864].

He was a cotton spinner [1888].

On 21st November 1888, he married Ursula Batty [1864-1???] at Bradford Cathedral.


Ursula was born in Clayton
 

Mitchell, George William
[1886-19??] Born in Brighouse.

He was a hairdresser [1911].

In [Q2] 1908, he married Edith Gooder [1885-19??] from Brighouse.

Children:

  1. Reginald [b 1910]

The family lived at 4 Rookery Place, Brighouse [1911]

Mitchell, Granville
[1898-1917] Son of Sarah Jane & James Mitchell of 353 Burnley Road, Lineholme, Todmorden.

Born in Cornholme.

He was educated at Harley Wood School, Todmorden / a weaver / a member of the Juvenile Lodge of Freemasons.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/6th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He died 6th September 1917 (aged 19).

He was buried at the Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium [VIII A 16].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Oddfellows' Hall, Todmorden

Mitchell, Hannah
[1631-1702] Daughter of Matthew Mitchell.

Born in Southowram.

Baptised at Halifax Parish Church [26th June 1631].

She sailed to America with other members of her family.

She married (1) Robert Coe.

Children:

  1. Susannah
  2. Sarah
  3. Hannah

She (possibly) married (2) Henry Barraclough.

She married (3) Nicholas Elsey.

Hannah died at New Haven, Connecticut, USA [2nd April 1702]

Mitchell, Harry
[1???-19??] Farmer of Shibden. Brother of John Mitchell and co-founder of Mitchell & Broadbent

Mitchell, Harry
[18??-19??] Of Brighouse. He was a member of the Brighouse Photographic Society

Mitchell, Harry
[18??-1918] He was a newsagent at 5 Haley Hill, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted [1914], and served as a Private with the 2nd/5th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died [21st March 1918].

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

Mitchell, Harry
[1863-1914] Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was landlord of the Sportsman, Sowerby Bridge [1906, 1911, 1914].

In [Q2] 1884, he married Mary Ann Whitehead [1862-1921] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Wilton [1885-1928] who was a blacksmith [1921]
  2. Clement [1888-1958] who was an engineer's blacksmith [1911], a blacksmith [1921]
  3. Hilda [b 1892] who was a cotton winder [1911]

Harry died 15th April 1914.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £306.

Administration was granted to his widow Mary Ann. Mary Ann took over at the Sportsman [1914]

Mary Ann died 30th October 1921.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £606 11/-.

Probate was granted to sons Wilton and Clement

Mitchell, Harry
[1895-1916] Son of John Mitchell.

Born 27th April 1895.

Baptised at St Thomas's Church, Claremount [1901].

He was a member of St Thomas's Sunday School, Claremount / a worsted worker [1911] / a labourer employed by Oates & Green Limited [1915] / a member and player of Oates & Green football & cricket teams.

During World War I, he enlisted [3rd May 1915], and served as a Private with the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was posted to the 3/4th Battalion [February 1916], then to the 1st/4th Battalion [May 1916] and sent to France.

He was reported missing in a failed attack on Schwaben Redoubt [3rd September 1916] (aged 21), and assumed to have died in June 1917.

He was buried at the Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval, France. [I F 7].

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

Mitchell, Henry
[1???-17??] He lived at Boothroyd Farm, Hebden Bridge

Mitchell, Henry
[1780-1849] He was a book keeper.

On 3rd December 1820, he married Rhoda Habergham at Halifax Parish Church.


Rhoda was the daughter of
Richard Habergham. She was baptised at Ripponden Church [1st August 1819] (aged 36) 
 

Children:

  1. Mary Anne [1822-1888]
  2. Henry

Mitchell, Henry
[1788-18??] Born in Wadsworth.

He was a weaver [1851].

He married Betty [1789-18??] from Heptonstall.

Children:

  1. twins Hannah [b 1815]
  2. Susannah [b 1815]
  3. Betty [1821-1???] who married Abraham Tidswell

The family lived at New Town, Northowram [1851].

Living with them [in 1851] were daughter Betty, her husband Abraham Tidswell, and lodger William Hope [aged 25] (hand loom weaver) born in Midgley

Mitchell, Henry
[18??-19??] In 1892, he established Mitchell's Cash Stores, Elland

Mitchell, Henry
[18??-19??] In 1889, he was in partnership as a draper with his brother-in-law, F. Layfield in Northgate, Halifax.

In 1893, he went alone and set up as a general and fancy draper at 200 Queens Road, Halifax, opposite Queens Road Board School

Mitchell, Henry
[1822-1859] Son of William Mitchell.

Born at Ibbot Royd, Wadsworth.

Baptised at St Thomas à Becket, Heptonstall [1825].

He was a worsted manufacturer [1851] / a landed proprietor [1851] / a manufacturer [1859] He built Old Town Mill, Wadsworth.

In 1846, he married Sarah Ann Cousin at Huddersfield.

Children:

  1. John [b 1849]
  2. Mary Elizabeth [b 1848] who married Abraham Gibson (4)
  3. Emma [b 1852] who married James Calverley
  4. William Henry
  5. John Cousin
  6. Clara [b 1859] who never married and lived with her 2 brothers at Boston Hill

The family lived at Number 10 Boston Hill, Wadsworth [1851].

He died 30th April 1859.

See Prospect Mill, Hebden Bridge

Mitchell, Henry
[1824-1867] Son of Henry Mitchell.

He was a joiner & cabinet maker of Hawksclough, Wadsworth.

On 31st August 1858, he married Elizabeth Horsfall [1828-1891] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Thomas Albert [b 1859]
  2. Hamlet [b 1861]
  3. twins William [b 1864]
  4. John [b 1864]

After Henry's death, Elizabeth had two more children Sam [b 1870] and Joseph [b 1871] - father unknown.

See Lower Making Place, Soyland

Mitchell, Henry
[1839-1904] Son of William Mitchell.

He was a cotton piecer [1851] / a cotton mule spinner [1861] / a cotton spinning overlooker [1881] / an overlooker (cotton twiners) [1891].

On 17th August 1861, he married Miranda Heyhurst [1839-1901] at Halifax Parish Church.


Miranda, of Sowerby, was the daughter of James Heyhurst, mason
 

Children:

  1. James
  2. Fred [1870-1935] who was a half-timer (cotton) [1881], a French polisher [1891]
  3. Harriet [1873-1940] who was a weaver (worsted coating) [1891] & married Fred Woodhead
  4. Thomas Henry [b 1879] who was a cotton presser [1901]

The family lived at

  • 4 Lincoln Street, Halifax [1881]
  • Rochdale Road, Skircoat [1891]
  • Old House, Sowerby [1901, 1904]

Living with them [in 1891] was brother James Mitchell.

Henry died 18th April 1904.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £5,529 4/9d.

Probate was granted to his brothers John Mitchell & James Mitchell

Mitchell, Henry William
[1843-1???] Son of Henry Mitchell, card maker

Born in Hipperholme.

He was a mechanic [1870, 1871] / an engine fitter [1881] / a machine fitter [1891]

In 1870, he married Sarah Jane Hume at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah Jane, of Halifax, was the daughter of
James Hume
 

Children:

  1. William H [b 1872] who was a commercial clerk [1891]
  2. Edgar
  3. Hannah E [b 1879]
  4. Clara [b 1887]

The family lived at

  • 2 Trinity Road, Halifax [with Sarah's widowed mother 1871 & 1881]
  • 2 Trinity Road, Halifax [1891]

Mitchell, Herbert
[18??-19??] Printer at 13 Causeway, Halifax [1927]

Mitchell, Hollings
[1864-1940] Born in Halifax.

In 1892, he married Mary Hannah.


Mary Hannah [née Broadbent] was the widow of
Josiah Tattersall
 

He took over from Josiah at the Causeway Foot, Ogden [1905, 1911, 1917].

Children:

  1. Joe [b 1893] who was a working on the farm [1911]
  2. Sarah Louisa? [b 1895] who was assisting in the business [1911]
  3. Gladys [b 1897] who was assisting in the business [1911]
  4. Norman [b 1900]

Living with them in 1911 was Mary Hannah's father David Broadbent [aged 71]

Mitchell, Hubert Norman
[1887-1918] He was a member of St Jude's Church, Savile Park & Scoutmaster / educated at Halifax Secondary School [until 1903] / a shell inspector for the Campbell Gas Engine Company Limited.

In [Q2] 1913, he married Dora Winifred Page in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Arthur

They lived at 12 Glen Terrace, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted [July 1917], and served as a Private / Lewis gunner with the 5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed in action when a shell hit an ammunition dump in the Battle of Lys [10th April 1918] (aged 31).

He was buried at the Douchy-Les-Ayette British Cemetery, France [II G 17].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Halifax Secondary School, and on the Memorial at Saint Jude's Church, Savile Park

He is remembered at Lister Lane Cemetery

Son Arthur died in World War I

Mitchell, J.
[17??-18??] Brick maker at Northowram.

In November 1809, he was declared bankrupt

Mitchell, J.
[18??-18??] Gardener at Halifax.

In October 1864, he was declared bankrupt

Mitchell, Jack
[1900-1918] Son of Joe Mitchell.

He was a member of the Boys' Brigade of Broad Street Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Halifax / a member of Halifax Swimming Club / educated at Battinson Road School, Halifax & Halifax Tech / an overlooker for J. W. Standeven & Company Limited at Ladyship Mills, Ovenden.

During World War I, he enlisted [June 1917], and served as an Ordinary Seaman with the Royal Navy aboard HMS Ajax.

He died aboard his ship [26th October 1918] (aged 18).

He was buried at King Cross Methodist New Connexion Chapel [A 134].

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

Mitchell, Jack
[1920-1944] Son of Edgar Mitchell.

He was educated at Battinson Road School, Halifax.

During World War II, he served as a Sergeant / AG with 44 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He was shot down over Germany [4th December 1944] (aged 24).

He died 4th December 1944 (aged 24).

He was buried at the Durnbach War Cemetery, Germany [4 D 25-29]

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

Mitchell, James
[1???-1679] He lived at Crow Nest Mansion, Lightcliffe.

Heywood writes that Mitchell


went backwards in the world, mortgaged his house, removed to Halifax, kept an Inn at The Cross but got surfeit with drinking which cost him his life, wandered about weakly 8 weeks before he died on Sunday 28th September 1679 ... he was an astonishing object
 

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Ann [d 1668]
  2. Elizabeth [d 1676]
  3. Samuel [d 1676]

He and 3 of his children were buried at Halifax Parish Church

The epitaph on the family memorial is recorded in the book Monumental & Other Inscriptions

Mitchell, James
[17??-18??] He and George Mitchell were cotton spinners at Higgin Mill, Luddendenfoot [1822].

In 1834, he was declared bankrupt

Mitchell, James
[1810-1937] Born in Southowram.

On 26th December 1830, he married Matilda Hirst [1810-1???] at St Anne's Church, Southowram.


Matilda was born in Southowram
 

Children:

  1. Hannah [b 1832]
  2. Joseph [b 1833]
  3. James [b 1835]

The children were born in Southowram.

James died in Southowram [28th December 1837].

After his death, Matilda married Joshua Horner

Mitchell, James
[1826-1887] Son of William Mitchell.

Baptised at St Thomas à Becket, Heptonstall [1826].

He went to live in the USA.

He was in Delaware [1848].

He died at Peshtigo, Wisconsin, USA [4th December 1887] (aged 61).

Around 1868, his sister Sarah is known to have written letters to discover what happened to him.

He is mentioned on the grave of his grandfather William Cousin at Wainsgate Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge.


Question: Does anyone know anything about James and his life in America?

 

Mitchell, James
[1848-1908] Son of William Mitchell.

Born in Mytholmroyd.

He was a cotton spinner [1891] / a cotton doubler [1901] / a cotton spinner [1908].

He lived at

He died at Prospect Mills, Sowerby Bridge [2nd September 1908].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £11,003 3/5d.

Administration was granted to his brother Thomas Mitchell

Mitchell, James
[1852-19??] Born in Ovenden.

He was a cotton carder [1891].

He married Mary Mitchell [1858-19??].

Children:

  1. Herbert [b 1886] who was a iron moulder [1911]
  2. Arnold [b 1887]
  3. Mallinson

The family lived at 18 Ladyship Terrace, Old Lane, Halifax [1891, 1901, 1911]

Mitchell, James
[1863-1943] Son of Henry Mitchell.

Born in Warley.

He was a law clerk [1881] / an insurance broker, accountant and estate agent at Albany Chambers, Halifax [1905, 1919, 1920] / an incorporated insurance broker [1911].

In [Q2] 1885, he married Kate Helena Aked [1860-1934] in Halifax.


Kate Helena came from Wakefield
 

Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. Florence Marion [b 1890]
  3. Stephen Aked [b 1894] who was an insurance clerk [1911]
  4. Harold Henry [b 1900]

The family lived at 133 Huddersfield Road, Halifax [1911].

Kate & James both died in Paignton, Devon

Mitchell, James
[1884-1918] Son of Marshall Mitchell of 2 Store Street, Meadow Bottom, Todmorden.

He was a member of the Todmorden Humility Lodge of Oddfellows / a reservist.

During World War I, he was called-up, and served as a Private with the 18th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He was killed in action [31st October 1918] (aged 34).

He was buried at the Kezelberg Military Cemetery, Belgium [I C 3].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Mitchell, James
[1891-1971] MC, DFC.

Son of Amos Mitchell.

Born in Eastwood.

He was a forward with Sale Rugby Football Club / a coal merchant / a director of the Leyland Gas Company.

In 1918, he married Isie May Tomlinson [1894-1974] in Cheshire.

The family lived at Stoodley Hall.

During World War I, he served as a Captain with the RAF.

He received the Military Cross, the Distinguished Flying Cross, and the Italian Medal for Valour

After the War, he joined the family business and was a coal merchant.

A death in Halifax 1971, could be his

Mitchell, James
[1906-1941] Son of Bridget & James Thomas Mitchell of Halifax.

During World War II, he served as a Private with the 13th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died 1st February 1941 (aged 35).

He was buried at Stoney Royd Cemetery [O 244]

Mitchell, James Albert
[1889-1942] Son of Emmanuel Mitchell.

He was a clerk in his father's office [1911].

He lived at Woodleigh, Sowerby Bridge [1942].

He died 24th August 1942.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £50,185 8/10d.

Probate was granted to Edgar Pellington (costings clerk)  and Arnold Henry Mitchell (acting pilot-officer RAFVR) 

Mitchell, James Herbert
[1894-1915] Son of Frank Mitchell.

Born in Walsden [Q3 1895].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/6th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He was killed at Gallipoli [12th August 1915] (aged 21).

He was buried at the Lancashire Landing Cemetery, Turkey [G 54].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Mitchell, James W.
[18??-1???] He worked in London and Birmingham before setting up business as an ornamental and architectural wood carver at Old Cock Yard, Halifax in 1866. He also taught wood-carving.

He worked on many local houses, churches and public buildings including the screen and stalls at St Mary the Virgin, Elland.

In 1893, he obtained the Grand Diploma and Gold Medal at the Halifax Exhibition

Mitchell, James William
[18??-19??] Of Mitchell & Company

Mitchell, James William
[1876-1917] Born in Todmorden.

He was a bobbin sandpaperer [1911] / employed at Wilson's Bobbin Mill, Cornholme.

On 18th August 1900, he married Mary Alice Bentley [1882-1935] at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone.


Mary Alice was born in Todmorden.

She was a weaver [1911]

 

Children:

  1. [1] Ethel [b 1901]
  2. [2] Eveline [b 1903]

They lived at

  • 2 Moss Street, Cornholme [1911]
  • 5 Fielden Terrace, Victoria Road, Todmorden

He (possibly) served with the 2nd Volunteer Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers during the South African Wars.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd/6th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He died 16th November 1917.

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [54-60 & 163], and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Mitchell, James William
[1889-1969] Son of Barrett Mitchell.

Born in Sowerby [29th April 1889].

In [Q3] 1920, he married Emily Lumb in Halifax


Emily was the daughter of David Lumb
 

Mitchell, Jeremiah
[1835-1904] Son of Robert Mitchell, cloth finisher.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was an engineer of Norland [1861] / an engine tenter in iron foundry [1871] / an engine tenter [1881] / an engine tenter in iron foundry [1891] / a retired steam engine driver [1901]

In 1861, he married Emma Jane Taylor [1843-1???] at Elland Parish Church.


Emma Jane was the daughter of William Taylor, silk dresser
 

Children:

  1. Harry [b 1863] who was a tailor [1881]
  2. Taylor [b 1866] who was a cotton piecer [1881]
  3. Sarah [1868-1872] who died aged 4 and was buried at St George's, Sowerby
  4. John William [b 1870] who was a worsted piecer [1881], an iron turner [1891]
  5. Lucy Ann [b 1872] who was a reeler of cotton [1891]
  6. Charley [b 1876] who was an iron moulder [1891]
  7. Timothy [b 1881] who was an apprentice fitter iron works [1901]
  8. Wright

The family lived at

  • 4 Victoria Square, Sowerby Bridge [1871]
  • Walton Street, Sowerby Bridge [1881]
  • 3 Walton Street, Sowerby Bridge [1891]
  • 14 Edith View, Sowerby Bridge [1901, 1911]

Living with them [1871, 1881, 1891] was lodger William Henry Waddington [b 1835] (wool sorter).

Daughter Sarah was buried at St George's Church, Sowerby

Mitchell, Joe
[18??-1???] He was a policeman.

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

Children:

  1. Jack

The family lived at 77 Old Lee Bank, Lee Mount

Mitchell, John
[1???-1???] He was a weaver.

He married Unknown.

Children:

Mitchell, John
[1???-16??] Of Boothtown.

He married Effam.

After John's death, Effam married [1637] Joseph Fourness

Mitchell, John
[1???-19??] Farmer of Shibden. Brother of Harry Mitchell and co-founder of Mitchell & Broadbent

Mitchell, John
[1534-1???]

In 1538, he married Elizabeth Moore [1538-1???].

Children:

  1. Thomas

Mitchell, John
[16??-17??] Of Crow Nest.

He eloped with Hannah Walker & married her on 16th February 1684

Mitchell, John
[1659-1696] Son of Samuel Mitchell

He was a gentleman who had risen from yeoman-clothier stock. He may have been a silk importer.

In 1678, he married the 15-year-old Mary Wilton.


Mary was the daughter of William Wilton
 

He demolished Upper Scout, Shibden and built a new house – Scout Hall – where the couple lived from 1681. Of the house-warming, Heywood wrote


Mr Jo. Mitchell of Scout the last week in Christmas (as they call it) to season his new house, kept open house, entertained all comers, had fearful ranting work, drinking healths freely, had 43 dishes at once. I have scarce heard the like in our parts, his wife was the musitian. Lord put a stop
 

Heywood also criticised Mitchell for his gambling and drinking. He organised horse-racing on Swales Moor. On Sunday, 8th May 1681, one of his races above Pule Nick attracted about 450 people and upset Heywood and others.

In October 1686, he passed both Scout Halls to his wife to secure them against his gambling debts.

He died at the age of 37.

It has been said that he was killed when the wings failed during a flying experiment in which he jumped off Beacon Hill with improvised wings.

Another story tells that he broke his neck after riding off a steep hillside in the valley above Scout Hall

Mitchell, John
[17??-1???] Of Bottoms. He built the Waggon & Horses Inn, Bottoms.

He married Martha Bottomley.


Martha was the daughter of Benjamin Bottomley
 

Children:

  1. John
  2. Martin
  3. Betty
  4. William
  5. Betty
  6. Ogden
  7. Martha
  8. James
  9. Ellen

Mitchell, John
[17??-1???] He lived at Mitchell Hall.

He is mentioned in Graptolite's historical notes on the Church at Illingworth

Mitchell, John
[17??-18??] Halifax land steward.

He contributed £100 towards the building of Harrison Road Chapel, Carlton Street

Mitchell, John
[17??-18??] In 1809, he published a poetic work entitled The Female Pilgrim which was said to be an imitation of John Bunyan

Mitchell, John
[17??-18??] Of Ovenden.

He owned property including New House, Ovenden, Cockhill Farm, Bradshaw, Bank Top Farm, Southowram, Ingham Lane Top Farm, Bradshaw, other properties at Southowram, at Northowram, at Holdsworth, at Bradshaw, at Mixenden, and a colliery at Thornton

He was a partner in William Mitchell & Company.

He married Betty [1723-1804]. Children:

  1. Sally
  2. Betty who married Luke Staveley
  3. Susannah who married Benjamin Wilson from Manchester

Mitchell, John
[1784-1835] Of Royd House and High Greenwood, Heptonstall.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Mary [1831-1864] who married John Arthur Ingham

The family lived at Royd House, Wadsworth [1855].

John died after a short indisposition [27th October 1835]

Mitchell, John
[1789-1872] Born in Sowerby.

He was a weaver [1812] / a clothier [1841] / a shop keeper & manufacturer [1851] / a grocer [1861]

The 1871 census recorded that he was blind from old age.

In 1812, he married Mary Sharp [1792-18??] of Skircoat, at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Samuel [bapt 1813]
  2. John [bapt 1814] who was a bookkeeper [1841]
  3. William [bapt 1817] who was a weaver [1841], a woollen weaver [1851, 1861]
  4. Sarah [1819-1907] who was a woollen worker [1841], and married Stephen Robinson
  5. Susannah [bapt 1822-1846] who married William Dennison
  6. Mary [bapt 1824] who was a dress maker [1851]
  7. Phoebe [bapt 1826] who married John Lodge
  8. Emma [bapt 1828]
  9. Frances Anne [bapt 1829] who was a bonnet maker [1851]

The family lived at

  • Sowerby Bridge, Lower Warley [1841]
  • 9 Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge [1851, 1861]
  • Wharf Street, Warley, Sowerby Bridge [1871]

Living with them [in 1851] were grandchildren Mary A Dennison, John Dennison and John William Lodge.

Mary died 1856 [aged 65].

She was buried at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge

Living with the widowed John in 1861 were grandchildren Mary Ann Dennison and John Dennison.

Living with John in 1871 were daughter Sarah and family, and visitor Sarah Bennett [aged 25].

John died 18th March 1872.

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

His will was proved by daughter Sarah Robinson

Mitchell, John
[1798-1871] Around 1850, he kept a school at his home at Laneside, Sowerby.

In 1854, he married Priscilla Teal [1825-1???] whom he had employed to teach needlework and domestic subjects at the school.

Children:

  1. Joe [b 1856] who married [1877] Susy Haigh Speak
  2. Albert [b 1857] who married [1877] Tabitha Nicholl
  3. Ellen [1859-1???] who married [1877] Wright Haigh

Daughter Ellen was an assistant at the school.

John died in 1871 (aged 74).

He was buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby [30th December 1871].

Priscilla continued the school after John's death.

Levi Haigh wrote a poem about the school, which by his time, was in ruins

Mitchell, John
[18??-18??] Champion Murgatroyd, the miller at Brearley Corn Mill, had suffered several thefts of sacks of flour. To solve the problem, he placed marked pieces of paper in the flour. The culprits were caught when flour in their possession was sieved. In 1834, Mitchell, William Mitchell and Abraham Akroyd were charged with stealing 20 lbs of wheat from Champion Murgatroyd. Henry Riley was charged with receiving the stolen wheat. All the men were transported to the West Indies for 7 years

Mitchell, John
[18??-19??] He married Mary [18??-1???].

Children:

  1. Wilbert

The family lived at 14 Major Street, Todmorden [1917]

Mitchell, John
[18??-19??] Solicitor at 1 Portland Place, Commercial Street, Halifax [1934].

He qualified in February 1907

Mitchell, John
[1812-1878] Of Old Chamber, Erringden.

He married Mary Ann [1817-1898].

The couple were buried at Hebden Bridge Parish Church

Mitchell, John
[1831-1???] Born in Halifax.

He was a cab proprietor employing 2 men [1871].

He married Elizabeth A. [1834-1???].


Elizabeth was born in Luddendenfoot
 

Children:

  1. Walter
  2. Edward [b 1861]
  3. Mary [b 1864]

The family lived at 49 Trafalgar, Halifax [1871]

Mitchell, John
[1831-19??] Son of William Mitchell.

He was a cotton piecer [1851] / a book keeper [1904] / a commercial clerk [1909]

Mitchell, John
[1835-19??] Son of Richard Mitchell.

He was a stuff merchant at Halifax / vice-president of the Halifax Equitable Bank [1895-1909].

He married Sarah [18??-1915].

Children:

  1. Sarah Ellen [1864-1???] who married Robert Armstrong Dobson

The family lived at 13 Trinity Place, Halifax [1915]

Mitchell, John
[1851-1906] Born in Midgley.

He was the Mace Bearer for the Mayor of Halifax [1901].

He lived at 1 Hermon Avenue, Halifax [1906].

He died in Halifax [2nd October 1906].

He was buried at Christ Church, Pellon [1 D 18]

Mitchell, John
[1852-19??] Of Cragg Vale. Landlord of the Stotts Arms, Brighouse [1901].

He married Betty [1851-19??] from Cragg Vale.

Children:

  1. Emily [b 1881]

Mitchell, John
[1855-19??] Born in Norland.

He was an under cotton carder [1881] / a cotton carder [1891] / an iron founder's labourer [1901] / a cotton carder [1911].

In 1874, he married Sally Normanton [1853-1906] in Halifax.


Sally was born in Soyland
 

Children:

  1. William [b 1877] who was a piecer of cotton [1891], an iron founder's labourer [1901]
  2. Emily [b 1881] who was a woollen weaver [1901]
  3. Ada [b 1883] who married Herbert Joynes
  4. John
  5. Arthur
  6. Frank
  7. Edith [b 1895]

The family lived at

  • Barkisland Village [1881]
  • Bank Buildings, Mill Bank, Sowerby [1891]
  • 19 Margate Street, Sowerby New Road, Sowerby Bridge [1901]

Sally died [Q4] 1906 (aged 53).

In 1911, daughter Edith was a boarder at Delph Hill Terrace, Halifax; the rest of the family were living with daughter Ada and her husband Herbert Joynes.

John died [Q1] 1915 (aged 62).

Sons John, Arthur and Frank served in World War I

Mitchell, John
[1859-19??] Son of Henry Mitchell, corn miller, of Holmfirth.

Born in Holmfirth.

He was a corn miller of Grove House, Honley [1882] / a corn miller [1891] / a corn miller [1901] / a grinder at corn flour mill [1911].

In 1882, he married Ellen Elizabeth Stockdale [1862-19??] at St Peter's Church, Walton on the Hill, Liverpool.


Ellen Elizabeth, of 76 Shaw Street, Liverpool, was born in Lancashire, the daughter of Robert George Stockdale, carrier
 

Children:

  1. Lydia M. [b 1882] who was a cotton piecer [1901]
  2. Jessie [b 1885] who was a worsted rover [1901], a reeler [1911]
  3. Edith Emily [b 1890] who was a reeler [1911]
  4. Mary Ellen [b 1892] who was a winder [1911]
  5. Alexander Robertwho was a warper at woollen mill [1911]
  6. Theodora Hannah [b 1900]
  7. Hannah [b 1900]

The family lived at

Mitchell, John
[1862-1929] Of Clifton Road, Brighouse.

He married Maria [1865-1903].

Children:

  1. Norman Clifford [1898-1953] who married [Halifax Q4/1921] Maria Nutter

Members of the family were buried at Brighouse Cemetery

Mitchell, John
[1863-1914] Son of Nathan Mitchell, brickmaker.

Born in Halifax.

He was a labourer of Claremont, Northowram [1884] / a brick maker [1891] / a bricklayer's labourer [1901] / a labourer (brickworks) [1911].

In 1884, he married Charlotte (Lottie) Scott at Halifax Parish Church.


Charlotte, of Claremont, was born in London, the daughter of John Scott, mason
 

Children:

  1. Ernest [b 1892] who was a labourer (brickworks) [1911]
  2. Harry
  3. Harriet Ann [b 1899]
  4. Lottie [b 1904]

The family lived at

  • 19 Park Square, Northowram [1891]
  • 18 Bell Street, Claremount, Halifax [1901]
  • 22 Bell Street, Halifax [1911]
  • 15 Dover Street, Claremount, Halifax [1916]

John died in 1914 (aged 51) 

Mitchell, John
[1888-19??] Son of John Mitchell

He was a woollen piecener [1901].

At Whitsuntide 1916, he married Unknown.

They lived at Upper Brunswick Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he served with the Royal Navy on HMS King Alfred.

He was wounded.

His brothers Frank & Arthur died in the War

Mitchell, John
[1894-1917] Son of Charles Mitchell.

Born in Halifax [Q1 1894].

He was a member of St Marie's Catholic Church, Gibbet Street / a dyer's labourer [1911] / employed by Normanton's.

During World War I, he enlisted [October 1914], and served as a Gunner with D Battery 103rd Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He died after being hit in the forehead by a shell fragment [4th August 1917].

He was buried at the Larch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery, Belgium [V B 2].

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

His brother Owen Patrick also died in the War

Mitchell, John Cousin
[1855-19??] Son of Henry Mitchell.

Born in Wadsworth.

He was a pupil at a school at 1 Rawcliffe Street, South Shore, Blackpool [1871] / a cotton spinner [1881] / a worsted spinner (employer) [1891] / a worsted spinner [1901, 1911] / a partner in Mitchell Brothers, Old Town / a member of the Board of Guardians for Wadsworth [1898] / a member of the Todmorden RDC [1895].

He never married.

He lived with his brother William Henry and sister Clara.

They lived at

The land had water rights, which gave rise to the nickname Watter Jack.

He built Old Town Mill, Wadsworth.

See Sarah Mitchell and Old Town Reservoir

Mitchell, John Edward
[18??-1918] Of 128 East View, Lee Mount, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment), then served as a Private with the 8th Battalion Durham Light Infantry.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died [10th April 1918].

He was buried at the Y Farm Military Cemetery, Bois-Grenier, France [N 9].

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

Mitchell, John Edward
[1885-1917] Son of Walter Mitchell.

He was a milk boy [1901] / a cook in Heyworth's Restaurant, Southgate, Halifax / employed at Leeds Corporation Tramways Company.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. child
  2. child
  3. child

During World War I, he enlisted in Leeds [1916], and served as a Private with the 15th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He was reported missing and assumed to have died in the Battle of Arras [3rd May 1917].

He was buried at the Strand Military Cemetery, Hainaut [VIII B 8].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Illingworth.

His brother Albert Victor also died in the War

Mitchell, John Halstead
[1883-1940] Son of Thomas Heyworth Mitchell.

He was an electrical engineer with Todmorden Corporation [1911].

He married Susie Ann Elizabeth Marshall.


Susie Ann Elizabeth was born in Ireland, the daughter of Isaac Shackleton Marshall
 

The family lived at 5 Anchor Street, Todmorden [1940].

He died in the Royal Halifax Infirmary [1st November 1940].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £3,324 13/9d.

Administration was granted to his unmarried sister Margaret

He was buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone [5th November 1940]

Mitchell, John Herbert
[1809-1860] Born in Ovenden.

He was a Halifax attorney.

On 7th November 1835, he married Hannah Fielden Hartley at York.


Hannah was the daughter of
James Hartley
 

Children:

  1. Jane Bower [1837-1899]
  2. James [1839-1840]
  3. John Herbert

The family lived at 5 Rhodes Street, Halifax [1851].

John Herbert died 24th June 1860 (aged 51).

Living with the widowed Hannah in 1871 was grandson Ernest Herbert Mitchell (born in Australia) [aged 7].

Hannah died in Kingston, Surrey [1883] (aged 77)  and is buried at St Mark's Church, Surbiton, Surrey.

Other members of the family are remembered at Halifax Parish Church

Mitchell, John Herbert
[1842-1870] Son of John Herbert Mitchell.

He joined the Merchant Navy.

He died at Lagos, Nigeria [15th July 1870] (aged 28).

He is remembered on the family grave at Halifax Parish Church

Mitchell, John Leslie
[1912-1942] Son of Effie Alice & Archer Mitchell.

He married Emily.

They lived at Triangle,

During World War II, he served as a Trooper with the Royal Armoured Corps 9th Queen's Royal Lancers.

He died 11th June 1942 (aged 30).

He was buried at the Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya [11 F 2].

He is remembered on Ripponden War Memorial

Mitchell, John William
[1868-19??] Son of Alfred Mitchell, delver.

Born in Barkisland.

He was an engine driver of Battinson Road, Halifax [1889] / a traction engine driver [1891] / a steam road roller driver (worker) [1901] / a steam road roller proprietor (own account) [1911].

In 1889, he married Sarah Ann Albrighton [1861-19??] at Halifax Parish Church


Sarah Ann, of Parkinson Lane, Halifax, was born in Polesworth, Warwickshire, the daughter of Charles Albrighton, green grocer
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Annie [b 1890] who was a milliner [1911]
  2. Alfred [b 1891] who was a steam roller driver [1911]
  3. Charles Albert
  4. William [b 1898]
  5. Edith Mary [b 1900]

The family lived at

  • 7 Elcho Place, Northowram [1891]
  • 37 Knight Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 3 Holly Grove, Halifax [1911]

Mitchell, Jonas
[1816-18??] On 16th July 1849, he and William Snowden were found guilty of burglary at the house of John Rothera and stealing £20.

The death sentence was recorded against them, and the Judge added that the sentence would not be carried out, but they might expect to undergo a lengthened period of transportation – at the very least 18 years

Mitchell, Jonathan
[1624-1668] Son of Matthew Mitchell.

Born in Southowram.

Baptised at Halifax Parish Church [19th December 1624].

At the age of 10, he had a fever which left his arm disabled.

In 1635, he sailed to America with his parents on the James – see The Mitchells in America.

He graduated at Harvard [1647], and became a popular preacher and writer.

He married Margaret.


Margaret [née Boradel / Borrowdale] was the widow of Rev Thomas Shepard
 

Jonathan died at Cambridge, Massachusetts [9th June 1668]

Mitchell, Jonathan
[1776-18??] He was a joiner & cabinet maker [1841].

He married Mary [1781-18??].

Children:

  1. Hannah [b 1808]
  2. George

The family lived at 52 Cross Hill, Elland with Greetland [1841]

Mitchell, Jonathan
[18??-1???] Member of the choir [1871-1891] and choirmaster at Park Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Brighouse [1881-1891]. He moved to West Vale [1891]

Mitchell, Joseph
[18??-18??] Beerseller at Copley Hall / Volunteer Arms, Copley [1860, 1864].

In 1860, he was charged with using grains of paradise and cocculus indicus in brewing. He was fined £75

Mitchell, Joseph
[1834-1???] Born in Cliviger.

He was innkeeper at the Bay Horse, Todmorden [1881] / a farmer [1891]

He married Alice [1831-1894] from Crawshawbooth, Lancashire.

Children:

  1. John Thomas [b 1862] who was a coal miner [1881]

The family lived at Priest Booth, Todmorden [1891]

Mitchell, Joseph
[1876-1937] He was a cloth fuller [1901] / innkeeper at the Butchers' Arms, Ripponden [1908] / a farmer [1911].

On 24th September 1901, he married (1) Jane Elizabeth Whiteley [1875-1908] at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge.

They had no children.

On 21st October 1908, he married (2) Maria Bradley [1879-1957].

They had no children.

They lived at

  • Oxford Street, Sowerby Bridge [1901]
  • Pickwood House Farm, Norland [1911]
  • Lane Ends Farm, Norland [where he died 18th January 1937]

Joseph and Jane were buried at Sowerby Bridge Cemetery

Mitchell, Joseph
[1877-1914] Son of Sarah Ann & Whittaker Mitchell of Todmorden.

He was employed by Sandholme Iron Works, Todmorden.

He married Cicely.

Children:

  1. son [b 1911]
  2. daughter [b 1912]

They lived at 9 School Street, Shade.

He served in the South African Wars.

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 1st Battalion East Lancashire Regiment.

He died in hospital in France of wounds to both legs [2nd November 1914] (aged 37).

He was buried at the Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France [C 17]

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Mitchell, Joseph Cockcroft
[1871-19??]

Born in Wadsworth.

He was a fustian cutter of Royd Terrace, Heptonstall [1895] / a fustian cutter [1901] / a hand fustian cutter [1911].

In 1895, he married Betsy Sutcliffe [1872-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Betsy, of Lees Road, Wadsworth, was the daughter of Jonas Sutcliffe, dyer
 

Children:

  1. Frank
  2. Albert [b 1899]

The family lived at

  • 5 Montrose Buildings, Hebden Bridge [1901]
  • Bank Cottage, Keighley Road, Hebden Bridge [1911]

Mitchell, Joseph Harger
[1859-1936] JP.

Son of George Mitchell.

Born in Greetland.

He was head boy at Heath Grammar School.

In 1876, he joined the Halifax Equitable Benefit Building Society, where he was a commercial clerk [1881] / an accountant (building society) cashier [1891] / a bank manager [1901] / an accountant [1905] / general manager [1918].

He was Managing director of the Society from 1920 until 1927, when it merged with the Halifax Permanent Building Society to become the Halifax Building Society

He proposed the establishment of a bank and the Halifax Equitable Bank began business.

He was a member of Elland School Board [1891].

On 24th July 1884, he married Harriet Shaw at Greetland.


Harriet was the daughter of Jacob Shaw
 

Children:

  1. Harold [b 1886] who was a hosier [1911] an outfitter [1936]
  2. Mary Harger [b 1887]
  3. George
  4. Isabel [b 1892] who never married
  5. Mildred Emma [b 1895] who was a boarder at a school in Oakfield, Arnside, Westmoreland [1911]

The family were Methodists, and attended Greetland Wesleyan Chapel.

The family lived at

  • Holts Lane, Elland with Greetland [1891]
  • Rose Cottage, Holt's Lane, Greetland [1901]
  • Orchard House, Greetland [1911, 1915, 1918]

He died at the Duke of York Home, Duckworth Lane, Bradford [5th March 1936].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £11,844 16/9d. Probate was granted to his children Harold and Isabel.

See Whiteley Horsfall

Mitchell, Joseph Samuel
[1823-1877] Son of Martha & Samuel Mitchell, farmer, of Lane Ends Green, Hipperholme.

Born in Fixby.

He was a coal miner [1841] / a farmer of 14 acres [1861].

In 1842, he married Eliza Ibbotson [1824-19??].


Eliza / Elizabeth, a weaver of Northowram, was the daughter of John Ibbotson, weaver
 

Children:

  1. Whiteley
  2. Sarah [b 1844]
  3. Emma [b 1846]
  4. John [b 1848]
  5. Martha Ann [b 1850]
  6. Samuel [b 1851]
  7. Mary [b 1853]
  8. Jane [b 1859]

The family lived at

  • Throstle Nest, Common Wood Bottom, Hipperholme [1851]
  • Sowood House, Denholme Gate Road, Hipperholme [1861]
  • 5 Sowood House, Denholme Gate Road, Hipperholme [1871]

Living with them [in 1851] was Richard Stancliffe [b 1834] (apprentice), and [in 1871] Harriet Stancliffe [b 1864].

Joseph Samuel died 27th June 1877 (aged 54)  Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £200.

Administration was granted to his widow Eliza

Mitchell, Joseph Thomas
[1886-1917] Born in Luddendenfoot.

During World War I, he served as a Sergeant with the 1st/7th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He was killed in action in France / Flanders [9th October 1917].

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [42-47 & 162], on the Memorial at Luddendenfoot Congregational Church, and on Luddendenfoot War Memorial

Mitchell, Mrs Laura Annie

Mitchell, Lewis Percy
[1892-1917] Son of Eli Mitchell.

Born in Hebden Bridge.

He was working in a fustian mill [1911].

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

He was killed in action [3rd May 1917].

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [6]

Mitchell, Mallinson
[1889-1961] Son of James Mitchell.

Mallinson Mitchell of 18, Ladyship, Halifax, son of James & Mary Mitchell, [date of birth 23rd August 1889] is on a list of children employed in an (unnamed) carpet factory. First employed 26th August 1901.

He was an iron moulder [1911, 1919].

He married 1919 Edith Annie Redhead [1898-19??].


Edith Annie, of Exchange Street, King Cross, Halifax, was the daughter of Charles Redhead, Inspector
 

Mallinson died in 1961 (aged 73) 

Mitchell, Martin
[1786-1845] Of Todmorden.

Son of John Mitchell.

He married Sally Hill [1788-1855].

See Greyhound, Todmorden and White Lion, Todmorden

Mitchell, Matthew
[1590-1645] Or Michell.

Son of Thomas Mitchell.

Born in Southowram.

He was a Puritan / a stone mason.

On 21st August 1616, he married Susan at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Dorothy [1616-1712]
  2. Abigail
  3. David
  4. Elizabeth [b 1620] who (possibly) married Marshal George Graves in Halifax
  5. Sarah / Mary Sarah [bapt 1621] who married [1640] Samuel Sherman
  6. Nathan [1623-1623]
  7. Martha [1623] who died aged 1 month
  8. Jonathan
  9. Abraham [b 1626]
  10. Susan or Susannah [1627-1711] who married Major John Howell [1624-17??] from Marsh Gibbon, Buckinghamshire, and had about 12 children
  11. Matthew [1629] who died aged 3 months
  12. Hannah

He was one of the leaders of a group who sailed from Bristol to New England to escape religious persecution, leaving on the James on 23rd May 1635. Their party included: Matthew, his wife Susan, son Jonathan, and Susan's son Samuel by her first marriage.

They went to Charleston, Massachusetts, on arrival, and then moved to ...

  • Concord [1635]
  • Springfield [1636]
  • Saybrook [1636]
  • Wethersfield [1637]

He and John Ogden of Rochdale built a mill and a dam in Stamford.

He died in Fairfield, Connecticut, USA [16th June 1649] of

that most horrible of diseases, the stone

The family were possibly forebears of US president George W. Bush

Mitchell, Matthew
[18??-1???] Recorded at the Savile Arms, Elland [18??]

Mitchell, Mrs Mona Ross
[19??-19??] OBE, JP.

Née Sykes.

She married Reg Mitchell.

A member of Brighouse Borough Council [1955]. She was the first Lady Mayor of Brighouse [1964-1965] and Mayor of Calderdale [1976-1977]

See Emma Hions

Mitchell, Nathan
[1830-1???] Born in Southowram.

He was a brickmaker [1871].

He married Elizabeth [1829-1???].


Elizabeth was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Henry [b 1854] who was a tile & pipe maker [1871]
  2. Daniel [b 1856] who was a brick maker [1871]
  3. George Edward [b 1860]
  4. John [b 1863]
  5. Ann [b 1865] who married Abram Robinson
  6. Lewis James [b 1867]
  7. Ernest [b 1870]

The family lived at 1 Webb's Buildings, Northowram [1871]

Mitchell, Ogden
[1794-1872] Son of John Mitchell.

He was a beerhouse keeper at Calderbrook / landlord of the Sun Inn, Walsden / a Deputy Constable [June 1st 1827]

In the 1843 Land Survey, he owns a house at Square in Walsden. Possibly the one his wife Mally inherited from her father..

He married (1) Mally Fielden [1794-1841].

Children:

  1. Susan [1817-1861] who married Zachariah Jackson
  2. Matty
  3. James
  4. Ellen
  5. John
  6. Martin
  7. Ogden
  8. Betty

In 1843, he married (2) Hannah Taylor Cawdra a widow from Northowram

Mitchell, Otho
[18??-1909] Maltster of Kilnhurst, Todmorden.

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £10,326

Mitchell, Owen Patrick
[1895-1915] Son of Charles Mitchell.

Born in Halifax [Q4 1894].

He was a dyer's labourer [1911] / employed by Redman & Company.

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

He died of shrapnel wounds to both legs, and gas poisoning in Camiers General Hospital [24th December 1915].

He was buried at the Etaples Military Cemetery, France [VI A 4].

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

His brother John also died in the War

Mitchell, Phoebe
[1668-1704] Of Scout Hall. Sister of Elizabeth Mitchell, and cousin of John Mitchell.

She married William Prescott.

She was buried at Halifax Parish Church

Mitchell, Richard
[15??-15??] Recorded in 1538.

In 1546 and 1548, when the Royal Commissioners of Henry VIII visited the chantries, he and Robert Bentley were priests at The Virgin Mary Chantry at Heptonstall Chapel. He also assisted the Curate during Communion.

In 1553, he was described as Incumbent at The Virgin Mary Chantry at Heptonstall Chapel.

He was described as Curate at Heptonstall [1559].

His will was dated 1559

Mitchell, Richard
[17??-18??] Wharfinger at Salterhebble [1809]

Mitchell, Richard
[1806-1859] Of Brighouse.

He married Mary.

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [1826-1845]

Richard & his daughter were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Mitchell, Richard
[1813-1???] Born in Elland.

He became a stuff maker.

He married Ellen Beet or Beat.

Children:

  1. John

The family lived at 81 Pellon Place [1881].

See John Crossley

Mitchell, Richard
[1822-1???] Of Halifax .

Son of Richard Mitchell, calico printer).

He was a calico printer [1848].

On 3rd January 1848, he married Martha Crapper [1827-1???] at Halifax Parish Church


Martha, of Halifax, was the daughter of James Crapper, mason
 

Mitchell, Richard
[1854-1919] Born in Manchester.

He was a mechanic's labourer.

On 10th March 1877, he married Sarah Priestley [1852-1903] in Halifax.


Sarah was born in Elland
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1879]
  2. Foster
  3. Annie [b 1884]
  4. Edith [b 1885]

The children were born in Elland.

The family lived at

  • 46 Park Road, Elland [1901]
  • 29 Catherine Street, Elland [1911]

Mitchell, Robert
[18??-1???] On 21st January 1863, he was being disorderly at the Punch Bowl, Salterhebble, and Sarah Wilkinson, the landlord's wife, asked him to leave. He refused and struck Sarah on the chest and head. She became sick and ill, and was found dead in bed the next morning. Mitchell was charged with manslaughter.

At the trial, it was shown that Sarah was of apoplectic disposition and addicted to drink, and that brain injuries found at the post mortem might have been the result of a fall.

The jury found Mitchell Not Guilty

Mitchell, Robert
[18??-19??] He was Manager at Gibbet Street Turkish Baths, left to open his own establishment at New Market Street Turkish Baths in 1880.

He remained here until the baths were closed to make way for a street improvement scheme.

He subsequently bought the King Cross Street Turkish Baths [1894]

Mitchell, Robert
[18??-19??]

In [Q4] 1883, he married Rachel Ann Lumb [18??-19??] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Albert Lewis

The family lived at Scout Hall, Shibden [1917]

Mitchell, Rowland
[1896-1965] MM.

Son of Fred Mitchell.

Born in Todmorden [Q4 1896].

In 1920, he married Alice May Comer [1897-1978] in Todmorden.


Alice from Prescot, Lancashire, was the daughter of Margaret & James Comer
 

During World War I, he served in Egypt [1916] and France [1917] as a Gunner with the Lancashire Fusiliers.

He was awarded the Military Medal for


exceptional gallantry in keeping going a Lewis gun when all the other five who went out with him had been knocked out; two had been killed, two wounded, and one taken prisoner.
 

He died in Halifax [1965]

Mitchell, S.
[18??-1???] Cab proprietor and livery stable keeper at West Vale. He was declared bankrupt in 1882 and again in February 1883

Mitchell, Samuel
[1???-1???] He married Phoebe Barraclough.


Phoebe was the daughter of
Richard Barraclough
 

Children:

  1. Sam
  2. John
  3. John
  4. Sarah
  5. Tobit

Mitchell, Samuel
[1597-1645] Halifax cloth merchant and draper.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Samuel

Around 1635, he was one of the first Governors of Nathaniel Waterhouse's Workhouse.

In 1640 he bought Upper Scout, Shibden from Marie Stancliffe, and in 1643 he bought Lower Scout, Shibden from James Stancliffe, In 1646, the properties passed to his son, Samuel.

He was buried at Illingworth Church

Mitchell, Samuel
[16??-1672] Son of Samuel Mitchell.

In 1646, he inherited the Scout Hall estate.

He married Sarah.

Children:

  1. a daughter who married Dr Prescot
  2. John

He rebuilt Lower Scout.

Heywood recorded that when


Mr Sam Mitchell was buryed at Halifax on Thursday Feb 20 [1671/2;] it was a very pompous costly funerall, we had great variety and excesse of meat and wines
 

Mitchell, Samuel
[17??-18??] Of Rastrick.

He was a farmer [1808].

On 16th May 1808, he married Hannah Boothroyd of Skircoat

Mitchell, Samuel
[1782-1863] Of Hipperholme.

He married Martha [1781-1862].

The couple were buried at Bramley Lane Chapel

Mitchell, Samuel
[18??-18??] Beerhouse keeper at Brighouse.


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

 

On 4th January 1868, whilst he and his wife were out shopping, burglars broke into their house and stole a watch, linen, clothing, about £9 in silver

Mitchell, Samuel
[18??-19??] Cab proprietor and livery stable keeper at West Vale.

In February 1883, he was declared bankrupt

Mitchell, Samuel
[1837-1902] Born in Sowerby.

He was a milnwright [1861] / a master engine maker [1871] / an engineer [1881, 1891] / a steam engine maker [1901]. He was a partner in Wood, Baldwin, Mitchell & Woodhouse and Woodhouse & Mitchell

In 1858, he married Hannah Nicholl [1840-1???] from Sowerby, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Sarah [b 1859]
  2. Emily [b 1860]
  3. Mary Elizabeth [b 1861]
  4. Thomas [b 1863]
  5. William [b 1865]
  6. Joe [b 1867]
  7. Sam Greenwood [1870-1900]
  8. Mary Ann [b 1874] who married [by 1901] Mr Aspinall

Samuel was widowed by 1891, and by 1901 he had married Mary.

The family lived at

  • Rose Grove, Sowerby [1861]
  • Gooder Lane, Rastrick [1871, 1881]
  • Henry Street, Brighouse [1891]
  • 5 Wellholme, Brighouse [1901]

Mitchell, Samuel
[1851-19??] Born in Halifax.

He was a mechanic's labourer [1881, 1891] / a general labourer [1901].

Living with him [in 1881] were spinster Phoebe Pagett [b 1855] and her children.


Phoebe was born in Kidderminster, Worcestershire.

She had 2 children:

  1. Mary Emma Pagett [b Halifax 1876] father unknown, who was a worsted weaver [1891], & married [1895] Joseph Garnett
  2. Gerald Mitchell Pagett [b Halifax 1881] whose father was probably Samuel

Phoebe was a confectionery dealer (own account) [1901]

 

By 1891, Samuel and Phoebe claimed to be man and wife.

Children:

  1. Hannah [b 1884] who was a linen winder [1901] & married [1903] George Arthur Culpan
  2. Charley [b 1889] who was a half-time worsted bobbin setter [1901], and served as a Private with the MT ASC [World War I]

The family lived at

  • Bottoms, Northowram [1881]
  • 33 Grove Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 32 Lee Bridge, Halifax [1901]

Mitchell, Sarah
[1822-19??] Daughter of William Mitchell and granddaughter of William Cousin.

Baptised at St Thomas à Becket, Heptonstall [1822].

In 1841, she was living with Mary Newell [aged 40+] and William Newell [aged 2] at Boston Hill, Hebden Bridge.

In 1851, she was living with her widowed grandmother Mary at Number 9 Boston Hill, Hebden Bridge.

In 1871, she was an unmarried landowner living at Number 5 Boston Hill, Hebden Bridge.

In 1881, she was an annuitant with income from land, living at Boston Hill, Hebden Bridge.

On 27th April 1907, a stained glass window in her memory was unveiled at Wainsgate Baptist Church.

See John Cousin Mitchell

Mitchell, Sarah Katharine
[1891-1960] Aka Kitty.

Daughter of Mary Elizabeth (née Johnston) & Captain Hugh Henry (Harry) Mitchell of Cork.

In 1914, she married Frederick Philip Selwyn Rawson.

She died 30th June 1960.

She and her husband were buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby

Mitchell, Susannah
[1818-1???] Daughter of William Mitchell.

Baptised at St Thomas à Becket, Heptonstall [1818].

In 1841, she was staying with William Cousin and his family at Boston Hill

Mitchell, Thomas
[15??-16??] Around 1621, he left £10 to be lent gratis to 3 poor handicraftsmen of Sowerby.

See St Peter's Church, Sowerby Benefactions

Mitchell, Thomas
[1560-1646] Of Southowram.

Son of John Mitchell.

In 1569, he married Elizabeth Clay in Halifax.


Elizabeth was the daughter of John Clay
 

Children:

  1. Nathaniel [bapt 24th September 1581]
  2. Susan [bapt 20th November 1569]
  3. Samuel [bapt 3rd September 1570]
  4. Mary [bapt 18th January 1573]
  5. John [bapt 21st June 1574]
  6. Thomas [bapt 26th February 1576]
  7. Susanne [bapt 9th March 1577]
  8. Frances [25th March 1580-23rd March 1586]
  9. Francis [bapt 10th August 1589]
  10. Elizabeth [bapt 19th May 1583]
  11. Isabel [bapt 24th April 1586]
  12. Matthew
  13. Prudence [bapt 20th May 1593]

Mitchell, Thomas
[17??-18??] Worsted manufacturer. He had rooms at the Piece Hall in 1787. He lived at Higgin Chamber, Luddendenfoot.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. William
  2. Frances [1835-19??] who married Abraham Baldwin
  3. child
  4. child
  5. child
  6. child
  7. child

The family owned the nearby Higgin Mill.

See George Mitchell and James Mitchell

Mitchell, Thomas
[18??-18??] He was a gardener for Abraham Stansfield, and became a nurseryman at Vale Nurseries.

He married Abraham's daughter Anne, becoming her second husband.

They lived at Vale Cottage, Todmorden, where Ann died in 1900

Mitchell, Thomas
[1804-1???] Born in Erringden.

He was a weaver of worsted [1851].

Around 1831, he married Mally [1809-1???].


Mally was born in Langfield
 

Children:

  1. Hannah [b 1831] who was a factory operative [1851]
  2. James [b 1838] who was a factory operative [1851]
  3. Sarah [b 1841] who was a factory operative [1851]
  4. Emma [b 1844]
  5. George [b 1850]

The family lived at Lower Stoodley, Langfield [1851].

Living with them [in 1851] was mother Susey Mitchell [b 1766] (pauper, formerly weaver) 

Mitchell, Thomas
[1810-1892] He was a card maker at Halifax / elected to the Halifax Tradesmen's Benevolent Institution [1870].

He lived at 8 Cavendish Terrace, Halifax.

He went to live at Headingley for a time.

He died at Cavendish Terrace [17th March 1892] (aged 82).

He was buried at South Parade Methodist Chapel, Halifax and re-buried at Stoney Royd Cemetery [K 767 D]

Mitchell, Thomas
[1816-1887] Son of Thomas Mitchell, a cloth dresser.

Born in Southowram.

He was a dyer [1841] / a stuff dyer [1851] / a stuff singer [1850].

On 4th September 1834, he married (1) Elizabeth Hebblethwaite [1816-184?] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Emma [1835-1850]
  2. Mary [1836-1850]
  3. Thomas [b 1839] who was a part timer worsted worker [1851]
  4. Hannah [b 1840]
  5. James William [1841-1898]

On 9th February 1850, he married (2) Betty [1809-187?] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary was born in Erringden, the daughter of Robert Sutcliffe, farmer, and widow of Mr Mitchell.

She had 2 children by her first marriage: (1) Elizabeth [b 1831] who was a worsted weaver [1851] (2) Sarah [b 1833] who was a worsted weaver [1851]

 

The family lived at

Two of his daughters were victims of the explosion at Lilly Lane Mill [1850]: Emma [aged 15] was killed in the explosion, and Mary [aged 14½] died later in hospital [in December]

Mitchell, Thomas
[1829-1909] Son of William Mitchell.

He was a cotton spinner [1851, 1908, 1909].

He lived at 3 Clapton Place, Halifax [1909].

He died 27th June 1909.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £14,097 19/1d.

Probate was granted to Emmanuel Mitchell, James Mitchell, and John Mitchell

Mitchell, Thomas
[1832-1???] Born in Todmorden.

He was a retired carder [1891].

He married Sarah [1832-1???].


Sarah was born in Bacup
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann who married Frank Barker

The family lived at 26 Pexwood, Todmorden [1891].

Living with them [in 1891] was lodger James Gibson [b 1850] (cotton weaver) 

Mitchell, Rev Thomas
[1844-1915] DD.

Born in Low Moor.

Primitive Methodist Minister at Halifax [1873]

Mitchell, Thomas Heyworth
[1856-1924] He was Todmorden architect [1911] and surveyor

On 18th September 1878, he married Ada Halstead [1857-1926] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Thomas Heyworth
  2. John Halstead
  3. Sarah [1886-1887]
  4. Hannah Mary [1889-1967]
  5. Alice [1891-1918]
  6. Emily [1894-1954]

None of the daughters married.

The family lived at Cliff Villas, Todmorden.

They all died at Cliff Villas, except Sarah & John Halstead.

Thomas Heyworth died 14th May 1924.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £5,927 2/8d.

Probate was granted to his widow Sarah and son Thomas

Members of the family were buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone: Sarah [9th November 1887]; Alice [23rd November 1918]; Thomas Heyworth [19th May 1924]; Ada [2nd December 1926]; Emily [18th February 1954]; Hannah Mary [4th January 1967]

Mitchell, Thomas Heyworth
[1879-1941] Son of Thomas Heyworth Mitchell.

He was an architect's assistant [1911] / an architect [1924].

They lived at Cliff Villas, Todmorden [1941].

He died 16th November 1941.

He was buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone [20th November 1941].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £3,120 5/4d.

Probate was granted to his unmarried sister Hannah Mary

Mitchell, Timothy
[1751-1843] Aka Bloody Tim.

He was a dealer in second-rate horses at country fairs.

He was buried at Illingworth Church [25th January 1843]

Mitchell, Tom
[1863-1919] Born in Sowerby.

He was innkeeper at the Travellers Rest, Sowerby [1901-1911] / landlord of the White Hart Inn, Ripponden [1917-1919].

On 24th August 1897, he married Martha Alice at St Mary's Church, Luddenden.


Martha Alice was the widow of George Lumb
 

Tom died 30th October 1919 (aged 56).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £425.

Probate was granted to his widow Martha Alice and Sarah Annie Alice, wife of Selwyn Hartley.

After his death, Martha Alice took over at the White Hart Inn [1919-1932]

Martha Alice died 29th June 1934 (aged 72).

The couple were buried at St John's Church, Cragg Vale

Mitchell, Rev W.
[18??-19??] From Sowerby Bridge. He trained at Airedale College

Mitchell, W. H.
[1897-1917] Son of Laura & W. H. Mitchell of 13 Stafford Green, Huddersfield Road, Halifax

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

He died 18th May 1917 (aged 20).

He was buried at the Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension, France [I H 1]

Mitchell, W. R.
[1909-1985] MA, JP.

Brighouse-born Reg Mitchell was a popular writer.

He was educated at St Andrew's School, Brighouse, Rastrick Grammar School, Sheffield University and King's College, London.

He worked as an Inspector of Taxes for 43 years.

He wrote several books about Brighouse and the North of England:

  • Brighouse: Birth & Death of a Borough [1976] – the history of Brighouse from 1893 to 1974 – with illustrations by Stanley Chapman
  • Brighouse: Portrait of a Town [1953] – the history of Brighouse up to 1893 – with illustrations by Albert Pile
  • A Dalesman's Diary: Souvenir Press [1989]
  • Wild Pennines: Robert Hale [1976]
  • Men of Lakeland: Phoenix House [1966]

In 1933, he married Mona Ross Sykes.

Children:

  1. child
  2. child
  3. child

The family lived at Brackenholme, Bracken Road, Brighouse [1985]

Mitchell, Walter
[18??-19??] Of Victoria Terrace, Todmorden

He was conductor of Nazebottom Temperance Brass Band [1892-1909] / bandmaster of Todmorden Old Brass Band [from 1909]

Mitchell, Walter
[1858-1900] Son of John Mitchell.

Born in Halifax.

He was a cab driver of Halifax [1879] / a cab driver [1881, 1891].

In 1879, he married Elizabeth Hibbert [1858-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Elizabeth, of Warley, was born in Stockport, the daughter of William Hibbert
 

Children:

  1. Ada E [b 1881] who was a worsted spinner [1891]
  2. Florence [b 1883] who was a drawer worsted mill [1901]
  3. John Edward
  4. Albert Victor
  5. Mary Alice [b 1890] who was a dress cloth weaver [1911]
  6. May Mitchell [b 1893] who was a jewellery polisher [1911]

The family lived at

  • 90 Haugh Shaw, Skircoat, Halifax [1881]
  • 20 Horsfall Street, Skircoat, Halifax [1891]
  • 2 Wyvern Place, Halifax [1917]

Walter died in 1898 (aged 40).

In 1900, Elizabeth married (2) Tom Kaye at Christ Church, Pellon.


On the marriage record, Elizabeth was described as


widow of 3 Long Lover Farm, daughter of William Sawyer, coal merchant
 

 

Sons John Edward & Albert Victor died in World War I

Mitchell, Walter
[1891-1915] Son of Mrs Lily Mitchell of Lower George Street, Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/8th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He was killed in action at Gallipoli [7th August 1915] (aged 24).

He is remembered on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli [58-72 / 218-219], and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Mitchell, Whiteley
[1843-1???] Son of Joseph Samuel Mitchell.

He was a farmer of 15½ acres with 2 men [1881] / a farmer [1891, 1901].

He never married.

He lived at

  • Sowood House, Hipperholme [1881]
  • Sowood House Farm, Denholme Gate Road, Hipperholme [1891]
  • Sowood House, Denholme Gate Road, Hipperholme [1901]

Living with him were:

  • his mother Elizabeth Mallinson [b 1824] / Ann Mallinson [b 1862] / Manuel Mallinson [b 1836] (farm servant) / Sarah E. Pollard [b 1862] [1881]
  • Joseph Foulds [b 1872] (boarder) [1891]
  • Harrison Booth [b 1853] (boarder) [1901]

Whiteley died in 1922 (aged 79).

He was buried at Coley Church

Mitchell, Widow
[16??-1???] Landlady of the Union Cross, Halifax [1680].

She built a cock-fighting house in the yard of the Inn

at a cost of £32

This was one of the largest cock fighting rings in the district, and continued in an upstairs room long after the sport had been banned.

Heywood writes of a


great cocking at the inn on 31st May 1680, when the inn was kept by Widow Mitchell
 

Mitchell, Wilbert
[1897-1917] Son of John Mitchell.

Born in Todmorden.

He was a member of the Roomfield Baptist Church, Todmorden & choir / employed in the Grocery Department of the Roomfield Branch of the Todmorden Industrial & Co-operative Society.

During World War I, he enlisted [September 1916], and served as a Private / Lewis gunner with the 1st/5th Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment.

He was killed 9th October 1917.

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

Mitchell, Wilfred
[1887-1917] Son of William Mitchell of 23 Haigh Street, Greetland.

Born in Greetland.

He was a printer with a newspaper in Halifax, before moving to Buxton [around 1912].

In [Q4] 1911, he married Florence Louisa Carter in Halifax.

They lived at 21 Crescent, Greetland.

During World War I, he enlisted in Buxton [around July 1916], and served as a Private with the 12th Battalion Notts & Derby (Sherwood Foresters) Regiment.

He was killed in action [25th June 1917].

He was buried at the Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm), Belgium [E 21].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint Thomas's Church, Greetland.

His brother Herbert served with the West Yorkshire Regiment, and was severely wounded on the Somme [July 1916]

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

Mitchell, William
[15??-1???] Curate at Heptonstall [1572]

Mitchell, William
[1662-1705] Of Heptonstall. With his cousin, David Crossley, he became one of a number of itinerant evangelists who travelled in the north of England and established a number of meeting houses in Lancashire and Yorkshire.

He was imprisoned before the Toleration Act, but after the Act was passed, he licensed several houses – including Greenwood Lee and others at Hebden Bridge.

He became a Particular Baptist.

In 1692, he and David became the first Baptist ministers at Rossendale

Mitchell, William
[17??-1???] He was Constable of Northowram [1785-7]

Mitchell, William
[17??-18??] Card maker at Southowram

Recorded in 1825, when he was an executor of Samuel Schorfield

Mitchell, William
[17??-18??] Of High Greenwood, Heptonstall.

Recorded on 19th September 1798, when the will of the late Nathaniel Holt gave him – and cousin Thomas Holt of White Birch, Ovenden – an annuity to pay for the support and education of Mary Holt Cheetham

Mitchell, William
[17??-18??] Of Boothtown. Partner in William Mitchell & Company.

The partnership was dissolved in 1??? and he and William Whitfield carried on with the business

Mitchell, William
[1795-1828] In 1812, he is mentioned in The Leeds Mercury as being a recent student at Mr J. Taylor's Academy at Dronfield, Derbyshire.

In 1817, he married Mary Cousin at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary was the daughter of William Cousin
 

Children:

  1. John [bapt 1819]
  2. Susannah
  3. Hannah [bapt 1821]
  4. Sarah
  5. Henry
  6. James

The family lived at

He was buried at Heptonstall Church

Mitchell, William
[18??-18??] Champion Murgatroyd, the miller at Brearley Corn Mill, had suffered several thefts of sacks of flour. To solve the problem, he placed marked pieces of paper in the flour. The culprits were caught when flour in their possession was sieved. In 1834, John Mitchell, Mitchell and Abraham Akroyd were charged with stealing 20 lbs of wheat from Champion Murgatroyd. Henry Riley was charged with receiving the stolen wheat. All the men were transported to the West Indies for 7 years

Mitchell, William
[18??-186?] Todmorden builder and stonemason.

He lived at Hartley Royd Farm, Todmorden.

About 1860, he built a large room and power weaving shed and warehouse, which became known as Canteen Mill, Todmorden

Mitchell, William
[1800-1881] Born in Erringden.

He was a farm labourer [1851] / a farmer of 16 acres [1861] / a farmer of 14 acres [1871].

On 10th December 1826, he married Harriet Crossley [1804-1889] at Heptonstall Church.


Harriet was born in Erringden
 

Children:

  1. Anthony Crossley [1827-1908] who was a cotton spinner [1851]
  2. Thomas
  3. John
  4. Sarah [b 1834] who was a cotton piecer [1851], a worsted weaver [1861]
  5. William [b 1836] who was a cotton piecer [1851]
  6. Henry
  7. Elizabeth [b 1842] who was a cotton piecer [1851]
  8. Hannah [b 1844] who was a cotton reeler [1861], a woollen weaver [1871]
  9. James
  10. Emmanuel

The family lived at

Mitchell, William
[18??-19??] Engineer and machinist at Key Syke Iron Works, Todmorden [1905]

Mitchell, William
[18??-191?] Of Todmorden.

During World War I, he served with the Manchester Regiment.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Mitchell, William
[18??-1917] Born in Meadowbottom, Todmorden.

He lived in Sheffield.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st Battalion Cameron Highlanders.

He was killed at Passchendaele [16th November 1917].

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium, and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Mitchell, William
[1812-1876] (Possibly) son of Mr Mitchell.

He was landlord of the Travellers' Rest, Boulderclough [1841-1876] / a farmer of 12 acres & beerhouse keeper [1861]

He married (1) Hannah [1816-1852].

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1835]
  2. Jane [1837-1892]
  3. William

He married (2) Betty [1808-1873].

They had no children.

In 1876, son William took over at the Travellers' Rest

Mitchell, William
[1820-1???] Born in Sowerby.

He was publican at the Country House, Hipperholme [1871].

In 1871, he married Jane widow of Samuel Crowther Farrar in Halifax.

Living with them [in 1871] were their children Mrs Elizabeth Schofield [aged 21], Edwin Farrar [aged 18], William Farrar [aged 16], and Susan Mitchell [aged 12]

Mitchell, William
[1836-1876] Born in Ovenden.

He was a cotton spinner [1858].

On 12th September 1858, he married Claudine Lumb in Halifax.


Claudine was the daughter of
David Lumb
 

Children:

  1. Thomas [b 1859]
  2. George Henry
  3. Crossley
  4. Albert Willie
  5. Wright
  6. John [b 1873]
  7. Mary Hannah [b 1876]

William died in Bradford [1st May 1876].

Claudine died Allendale, Cliffe Avenue, Baildon [1921]

The couple were buried at Christ Church, Pellon

Mitchell, William
[1840-1902] Son of William Mitchell.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a factory worker [1851] / a spinner [1868] / a beer seller / landlord of the Travellers Rest, Higgin Chamber [1876-1902] / a farmer and beer seller at the Travellers Rest, Higgin Chamber [1901]

At the Brewster Sessions [18??], there were objections to the renewal of his licence on account of his permitting drunkenness on the premises (when he had been fined 5/- plus 8/6d costs). His defence said that he had kept the house since 1876, and his father had been there for about 49 years.

The licence was renewed.

On 22nd June 1865, he married (1) Rebecca Titterington at Halifax Parish Church.


Rebecca was the daughter of John Titterington
 

Children:

  1. Robert Eli [1866-1873]
  2. James Herbert [1868-1896]

Rebecca died in 1874 (aged 30).

On 9th May 1876, he married (2) Mary Ann Hitchen [1848-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. William [b 1877] who was a farm labourer [1901]

In 1881, James Herbert [aged 12] was living with his widowed grandmother Mary Titterington.

William died 8th January 1902.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £221.

Administration was granted to his widow Mary Ann.

Mary Ann took over at the Travellers Rest [1903]

Mitchell, William
[1845-1???] Born in Accrington.

He was a cotton mill labourer [1881] / publican at the Bell's Arms, Walsden [1891].

He married Sarah Roberts [1847-1???] from Wigan.

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [b 1869] who married [1889] James Robert Baldwin [1868-19??] in Haslingden
  2. Esmerelda [b 1876] who was a cotton winder [1891], married [1898] Edward Leeming in Haslingden and was widowed by 1901

The family lived at 80 Clement Street, Accrington.

Living with them [in 1891] were mother-in-law Rebecca Roberts [aged 68] and niece Ada Burke [aged 8].

In 1901, William was living at 105 Nuttall Street, Accrington with his daughter Sarah Ann and her husband James Robert Baldwin (iron works labourer) and their son Ernest, their widowed sister Esmerelda Leeming and their nephew Lawrence Leeming [aged 1]

Mitchell, William
[1851-1877] He died during the construction of the Queensbury Tunnel [28th November 1877] (aged 26). He had a fit and died a few minutes later as he worked in the cutting

Mitchell, William
[1873-1916] He was a weaver at Meadow Bottom, Todmorden.

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

He died 3rd September 1916.

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium [34]

Mitchell, William
[1888-1916] Son of Mary & Fred Mitchell of 5 Weir Street, Shade, Todmorden.

Born in Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Driver with Z 8th Trench Mortar Battery Royal Horse Artillery & Royal Field Artillery.

He was killed in action [28th August 1916] [some sources give the date as 22nd August 1916].

He was buried at the Vermelles British Cemetery, France [V A 20].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Mitchell, William
[1888-1917] Known as Willie.

Born in Halifax.

In 1888, he was adopted from the Halifax Workhouse by Grace & Thomas Mitchell of Luddendenfoot.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 25th April 1917 (aged 29).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [6], in the book Royd Regeneration, on Luddenden & Midgley War Memorial, on Luddenden Working Men's Club Roll of Honour, and on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Luddenden

Mitchell, William
[1889-1916] He was an engine tenter [1913] / employed at Holebottom Laundry (possibly) Shuttleworth's Steam Laundry.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. child
  2. child

The family lived at 48 Longfield Road, Todmorden.

He was a regular soldier and served 3 years with the Lancashire Fusiliers.

He died 22nd August 1916 (aged 27).

He was buried at the Vermelles British Cemetery, France

Mitchell, William
[1895-18??] He served with the 2nd Battalion 84th Foot York & Lancaster Regiment in the Peninsular War

Mitchell, William
[1897-1916] Son of Susannah & Ernest Mitchell of 3 Hope Street, Stone Chair, Shelf.

Born in Shelf.

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

He died 5th July 1916 (aged 19).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [6A & 6B], and on Coley War Memorial

Mitchell, Dr William Greenwood
[1795-1854] Surgeon of Todmorden

Mitchell, William Henry
[18??-19??] Partner in Mitchell & Barker.

He lived at Newland Villas, Stansfield [1905]

Mitchell, William Henry
[1855-19??] Son of Henry Mitchell.

Born in Wadsworth.

He was a cotton spinner [1881] / a worsted spinner [1901] / a partner in Mitchell Brothers / a gentleman (private means).

He never married.

They lived at Boston Hill [1905, 1911].

He lived with his brother John Cousin and sister Clara

Mitchell, William Henry
[1866-19??] Son of George Mitchell, carter.

Born in Barnsley.

He was an engine driver of The Moor, Rishworth [1896] / a stationary engine driver [1901] / an engine driver [1911].

In 1896, he married Laura Ashby [1871-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Laura, of Lee Bank, Ovenden, was born in Clayton Heights, Bradford, the daughter of George Ashby, plate layer
 

Children:

  1. William Henry

The family lived at

  • 134 Throstle Street, Prestwich, North Manchester [1901]
  • 10 Pharoah Lane, Illingworth, Halifax [1911]
  • 13 Stafford Green, Huddersfield Road, Halifax [1917]

Living with them [in 1901] was brother-in-law Tom Ashby [b  1885] (foreman stationary steam boiler).

Living with them [in 1911] was their adopted daughter Cissy Ashby [born Belfast, Ireland 1908]

Mitchell, William Henry
[1897-1917] Son of William Henry Mitchell.

Born in Wakefield.

He was educated at Stafford Square School / a frame doffer in spinning mill [1911] / employed by J. W. Hoyle, woolstaplers.

During World War I, he enlisted [October 1914], and served as a Lance Corporal with the 2nd/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was wounded [3rd May 1917].

He died of wounds in hospital in France [17th May 1917].

He was buried at the Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension, France [I H 1].

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

Mitchell, William Henry
[1921-1943] Known as Willie.

Son of Laura & William Henry Mitchell of Halifax.

Born in Wakefield.

He was educated at Battinson Road School, Halifax / employed by Graydon & Child.

He married Irene.

They lived at Crossley Terrace, Halifax.

During World War II, he enlisted [1941], and served as a Sergeant with 91 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He trained in the USA.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died [16th June 1943] (aged 22).

He is remembered on the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey [159].

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

Mitchell, Willie
[1897-1916] Son of Ernest Mitchell.

He was a doffer (spinning) [1911] / employed by Brooke's Brickyard, (possibly) Hipperholme.

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

He went to the Front in May 1916.

He died 5th July 1916 (aged 19).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [6A & 6B]

Mitchell, Wilson
[1864-1938] Born in Halifax.

He married Lilly Rawnsley.

Wilson took over from Lilly as licensee of the Queens Road Hotel, Halifax [1899-1905].

The family lived at 113 Haley Hill, Boothtown [1938].

Wilson died in Halifax [11th August 1938].

The couple were buried at Christ Church, Pellon [3 F 30]

Mitchell, Wright
[1870-1918] Son of William Mitchell.

Born in Brighouse [15th September 1870].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 8th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment.

He was killed 5th April 1918.

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [3 & 4]

Mitchell, Wright
[1883-1937?] Son of Jeremiah Mitchell.

Born in Sowerby.

He was an apprentice fitter (machine works) [1901].

He lived at 14 Edith View, Sowerby Bridge [with his parent 1901, 1907].

He was injured – a crushed leg – in the Pye Nest Tram Disaster of 15th October 1907, but was treated at home.

The death of a Wright Mitchell is recorded in Halifax in [Q4 1937] (aged 55) 

 

The Mitchell family of Boston Hill
The family was descended from Mitchell family of High Greenwood. They owned the Boston Hill Estate, Wadsworth.

See John Cousin Mitchell and Wainsgate Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge

The Mitchell family of High Greenwood
William Mitchell [1798] was an early member of the family. They owned the High Greenwood

The Mitchell family of Boston Hill are descendants of this family

The Mitchell family of Lightcliffe
They lived at Crow Nest Mansion, Lightcliffe. Some of the family are buries at Halifax Parish Church

Mitchell surname
The surname is a form of the forename Michael.

There are over 240 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Mitchell, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Mitchell:


Marriages 1805, 1809, 1852, 1854, 1855, 1858, 1859, 1861, 1865, 1867, 1871, 1872, 1875, 1879, 1886, 1887, 1889, 1891, 1895, 1896, 1899, 1901, 1903, 1905, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1915, 1917, 1925, 1933, 1935, 1940, 1947; Deaths 1808, 1899, 1900, 1907
 




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