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Mr Naylor [1???-16??]
Mr Naylor [18??-1???]
Mr Naylor [1812-18??]
A. Naylor [1???-191?]
Albert Naylor [18??-19??]
Anthony Naylor [1690-1739]
Arthur Naylor [1887-1917]
Arthur Albert Naylor [1889-1915]
Ben Naylor [1857-1907]
Benjamin Naylor [1815-1881]
Bethel Bartholomew Naylor [1876-1873]
Charles Naylor [1887-19??]
Charles H. Naylor [18??-19??]
Edward Naylor [18??-1???]
George Naylor [1???-18??]
George Naylor [1???-18??]
George Naylor [18??-1???]
Gordon Naylor [1914-1942]
Harold Naylor [1890-1916]
Harold Naylor [1891-1917]
Harry Naylor [1871-1895]
Harry Naylor [1885-1916]
Harry Naylor [1893-1917]
Harry Willie Naylor [1895-1915]
Henry Naylor [1650-1704]
Henry Naylor [1834-1???]
Henry Naylor [1834-1893]
Herbert H. Naylor [18??-1917]
Isaac Naylor [1???-16??]
Isaac Naylor [1???-17??]
Isaac Naylor [16??-17??]
James Naylor [16??-1???]
James Naylor [18??-18??]
James Naylor [1821-1???]
James Naylor [1823-1913]
James Naylor [1837-1904]
James Naylor [1852-19??]
James Naylor [1898-19??]
James Greenwood Naylor [1885-1917]
James Harold Naylor [1895-1918]
James Herbert Naylor [1873-1933]
Rev James William Naylor [1872-19??]
Job Leonard Naylor [1893-1915]
Joe Naylor [18??-1???]
John Naylor [1???-18??]
John Naylor [17??-18??]
John Naylor [18??-1???]
John Naylor [18??-1???]
Rev John Naylor [18??-19??]
John Naylor [1829-1912]
John King Naylor [1835-1900]
John Smith Naylor [1863-1913]
John Walter Naylor [1901-1940]
Jonathan Naylor [1781-1852]
Jonathan Naylor [18??-18??]
Jonathan Turner Naylor [1847-1927]
Joseph Naylor [17??-18??]
Joseph Naylor [1801-18??]
Joseph Naylor [1823-1901]
Joseph Naylor [1825-1???]
Joseph Naylor [1839-1898]
Joseph Naylor [1846-1894]
Joseph Fielden Naylor [18??-19??]
Levi Naylor [1818-1875]
Lewis Naylor [1888-1917]
Matthew Naylor [18??-1???]
Ratcliffe Naylor [1917-1944]
Reginald Naylor [1882-1916]
Reuben Naylor [1860-19??]
Richard Naylor [15??-16??]
Richard Naylor [17??-18??]
Robert Naylor [1???-1???]
Robert Naylor [1899-1968]
Robert Ernest Naylor [1898-1918]
Robert Sutcliffe Naylor [1868-1935]
Sam Naylor [1864-1941]
Samuel Naylor [18??-1???]
Susan Naylor [16??-1690]
Thomas Naylor [1???-15??]
Thomas Naylor [18??-1845]
Thomas Naylor [1839-1910]
Thomas Naylor [1864-1927]
Thomas Charles Naylor [1849-1926]
Thomas H. Naylor [1842-1???]
Tom Naylor [1850-1930]
Tom Naylor [19??-19??]
Tom Close Naylor [1892-1917]
W. Naylor [18??-18??]
William Naylor [18??-18??]
William Naylor [1827-1???]
AnnMRS William Naylor [1831-1891] 


Naylor, Mr
[1???-16??] Halifax attorney [1635]

Naylor, Mr
[18??-1???]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Reuben
  2. Harry

Naylor, Mr
[1812-18??] He had a a grocery business in Boothtown.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. James
  2. Thomas Charles

Naylor, A.
[1???-191?] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on Coley War Memorial

Naylor, Albert
[18??-19??] Partner in Naylor & Brooke.

He lived at Green Lane House, Hedge Top Lane, Northowram [1905]

Naylor, Anthony
[1690-1739] Of Warley. In 1720, he owned Hoyle House, Friendly

Naylor, Arthur
[1887-1917] Son of Hannah & Law Broadley of 3 Halifax Road, Hipperholme.

He worked for Firth's Carpets in Bailiff Bridge.

During World War I, he joined the Army in 1917 and served as a Private with the 4th/5th Battalion Royal North Lancashire Regiment.

He died 11th December 1917 (aged 30).

He was buried at the Etaples Military Cemetery, France [XXXI C 4].

He is remembered on Firth's War Memorial, on Bailiff Bridge War Memorial, and the Lower Wyke Moravian Church memorial and Sunday School Scroll

Naylor, Arthur Albert
[1889-1915] Son of Reuben Naylor.

He was a worsted doffer [1901] / a cloth finisher [1911] / employed by Joshua Smithson at India Buildings / a member of Territorials in Halifax.

In 1912, he emigrated to Australia.

When World War I broke out, he volunteered for the first Australian contingent but was rejected because he was not tall enough. He was accepted for the second contingent and served as a Private with the 25th Battalion Australian Infantry.

He was killed in the Dardanelles [27th October 1915].

He was buried at the Embarkation Pier Cemetery, Turkey [SP MEM C 28].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and (possibly) on the Memorial at Holy Trinity Boys' School, Halifax

His brother Job Leonard also died in the War. Their oldest brother Charles was also on active service.

Their cousins Harold Naylor & Harry Willie Naylor also died in the War

Naylor, Ben
[1857-1907] Of Rastrick.

Second son of William Naylor.

He joined his father's business, William Naylor & Sons. He was on the committee of Brighouse Rangers. He was one of a group of 8 men who took over management of the club when its fortunes were declining. He was a member of the Savile Lodge of Freemasons.

In 1879, he married Caroline Harrison [1855-1924] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. a daughter who married Cowper Fawthrop
  2. a daughter
  3. Edward
  4. Harold

The family lived at Cliffe House, Rastrick.

He was buried at Brighouse Cemetery

Naylor, Benjamin
[1815-1881] Son of warehouseman John Naylor.

Born in Midgley.

He was a butcher [1839] / a worsted weaver [1841] / a warehouse man [1851, 1861] / innkeeper at the Anchor & Shuttle, Luddendenfoot [1864, 1871, 1881]

In (possibly) 1839, he married Mary Ratcliffe [1819-1885] in Halifax.


Mary, of Luddenden, was the daughter of weaver Charles Ratcliffe
 

Children:

  1. William [b 1841] who was a rag sorter [1851]
  2. Thomas O [b 1843] who was a factory operative [1851] a paper mill hand [1861]
  3. Joshua [b 1846] who was a paper mill hand [1861] a warp dresser [1871]
  4. John [b 1850] who was a mill wright [1871]
  5. Sarah Sunderland [b 1856]
  6. Mary Elizabeth [b 1865]

The family lived at

  • Dean Mill, Midgley [1841, 1851]
  • 5 & 6 Dean Mill, Midgley [1861]

Naylor, Bethel Bartholomew
[1876-1873] He was landlord of the Bridge Tavern, Northowram [1829, 1835].

In 1797, he established the wine and spirit business which was taken over by his grandsons – George & John Bartholomew Jennings - and became G. & J. B. Jennings.

He was a wine merchant [1841] / a retired wine & spirit merchant [1871].

In 1835, he was on the List of Electors for the Northowram Township of the Halifax Polling District in the election for the MP for the West Riding.

On 27th December 1807, he married Sarah Holdsworth [1789-1873] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Mary [1817-1890] who married John Jennings
  2. Thomas [b 1821]

The family lived at

  • Northowram [1835]
  • North Parade [1841, 1871]

Living with them [in 1861] was grandson Abraham Naylor Briggs [b 1840] (woolstapler).

Bethel Bartholomew died 11th May 1873.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £12,000.

The will was proved by James Stocks of Halifax (grocer) 

Naylor, Charles
[1887-19??] Son of Reuben Naylor.

He was a worsted doffer [1901] / a steel welder's helper [1911].

In 1915, he was on active service with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

His brothers Arthur Albert and Job Leonard were both killed in World War I.

Their cousins Harold Naylor & Harry Willie Naylor also died in the War

Naylor, Charles H.
[18??-19??] Stone merchant at Landmere Quarry, Northowram [1905]

Naylor, Edward
[18??-1???] He married Ann Binns.


Ann was the daughter of
Morton Binns
 

Children:

  1. Mary Ellen [1881-1882] who died aged 11 months

Ann and Mary Ellen were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse and are remembered on the family grave at Brighouse Cemetery

Naylor, George
[1???-18??] A tenant at Upper Place Farm, Southowram in the time of Anne Lister

Naylor, George
[1???-18??] Of Milner Royd, Sowerby Bridge.

He owned Naylor Mill

Naylor, George
[18??-1???] Of Trinity Place, Halifax.

On 7th October 1861, he married Joyce Bothamley of Long Thorpe, near Peterborough, at Long Thorpe

Naylor, Gordon
[1914-1942] Son of Frances Millicent & Arthur Naylor of Hebden Bridge.

He married Barbara.

They lived at Welshpool, Montgomeryshire

During World War II, he served as a Flight Sergeant with 46 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He died 18th September 1942 (aged 28).

He was buried at the Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt [3 H 8]

Naylor, Harold
[1890-1916] Son of Ben Naylor.

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

He died 17th August 1916.

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium [20]

Naylor, Harold
[1891-1917] Son of Harry Naylor.

He was a member of St Bernard's Catholic Church, Halifax / a member of the Catholic Association / a scholar at the Blue Coat School, Halifax [1901] / a silk dresser [1911] / employed by Clayton, Murgatroyd & Company Limited at Wellington Mills.

In 1913, he married Lily Farrar in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Agnes M. [b 1915]

They lived at 16 Wood Square, Boothtown.

During World War I, he enlisted [Whitsuntide 1915], and served as a Gunner with B Battery 312th Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He was killed in action by shellfire [2nd May 1917].

He was buried at the H.A.C. Cemetery, Ecoust-St.Mein, France [IV G 9].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Saint Bernard's Catholic Church, and on the Blue Coat School Memorial.

His brother Harry Willie also died in the War.

Their cousins also served in the War: Charles Naylor, Arthur Albert Naylor [killed in the Dardanelles 27th October 1915], and Job Leonard Naylor [died from shell wounds at Etaples 14th September 1915]

Naylor, Harry
[1871-1895] Of Halifax.

Son of Mr Naylor.

He was a labourer [1891].

In [Q2] 1891, he married Ellen Lawson [1871-19??] in Burnley.


Ellen came from Burnley
 

Children:

  1. Harold
  2. Harry Willie

The family lived at

  • 13 Sladden Street, Boothtown [1901]
  • 20 Mill Lane, Boothtown [1911]

Harry died in 1895 (aged 24).

Living with the widowed Ellen and family in 1911, was boarder Sam Helliwell [b 1870] (Council lamplighter).

Sons Harold & Harry Willie died in World War I.

In [Q3] 1918, Ellen married Sam Helliwell in Halifax

Naylor, Harry
[1885-1916] Son of Thomas Naylor.

Born in Halifax.

He was educated at Holy Trinity Boys' School / a member and official of Halifax Swimming Club / a shop assistant (carpet) [1901] / a shop assistant (furnishing) [1911] / employed by Thomas Simpson & Sons Limited / working in Chester [1914].

He married Gertrude.

Children:

  1. daughter [b 1911]

They lived at 45 Wakefield Road, Bradford.

During World War I, he enlisted in Chester [September 1914], and served as a Lance Sergeant with the 5th Battalion Cheshire Regiment.

He died of chest wounds in Rouen hospital [2nd October 1916] (aged 31).

He was buried at the St. Sever Cemetery, France [B 22 17].

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

Naylor, Harry
[1893-1917] mm.

Son of Thomas Naylor of 14 Oxford Terrace, Mytholmroyd.

Born in Mytholmroyd.

During World War I, he served as a Corporal with the RM Medical Unit RM Division with the Royal Marines.

He died of wounds [30th December 1917] (aged 24).

He was buried at the Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt, France [VIII D 4].

He is remembered on a memorial in Mount Zion Methodist Church, Mytholmroyd and Scout Road Wesleyan Chapel, Mytholmroyd, on the Redman Brothers Roll of Honour, and in the book Royd Regeneration

Naylor, Harry Willie
[1895-1915] Son of Harry Naylor.

Born in Halifax [31st January 1895].

He was educated at Boothtown Board School / a bobbin sider (worsted) [1911] / connected with St Edward's Mission Church, Boothtown / employed by Mr Fielding, paper hanger of Haley Hill.

During World War I, he enlisted [25th September 1914] and served with the 2nd/4th Battalion before being transferred to the 8th (Service) Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

In September 1915, he was sent to the Dardanelles.

He received wounds in his left arm and in his body, and died the same night [31st October 1915].

He was buried at the Hill 10 Cemetery, Turkey [I G 4].

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

His brother Harold also died in the War.

Their cousins also served in the War: Charles Naylor, Arthur Albert Naylor [killed in the Dardanelles 27th October 1915], and Job Leonard Naylor [died from shell wounds at Etaples 14th September 1915]

Naylor, Henry
[1650-1704] Son of Robert Naylor.

Born at Heptonstall.

Attorney and scrivener [1682-1704]. He lived at Top o' th' Hill House, Halifax.

In 1685, he married Susannah Midgley.


Susannah was the daughter of William Midgley
 

Children:

  1. Isaac
  2. John
  3. Henry
  4. Thomas
  5. daughter
  6. daughter
  7. daughter

Naylor, Henry
[1834-1???] He was a woollen finisher [1861].

In 1860, he married Anne Hitchen.


Anne was the daughter of
Nathaniel Hitchen.

Anne had a son James, who was baptised at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge [1858] – no father recorded

 

In 1861, the family were living with Anne's parents at 53 Club Houses, West End, Sowerby.

In 1871, James [aged 13] (woollen piecer) was living with his aunt Betty and grandfather Nathaniel at Terrace Street, Sowerby, Sowerby Bridge

Naylor, Henry
[1834-1893] Born in Sowerby.

On 23rd Nov 1876, he married Betty Morton in Halifax.


Betty was the daughter of
Allen Morton
 

They had no children.

The couple died in Sowerby: Henry [15th Apr 1893]; Betty [11th Nov 1903]

Naylor, Herbert H.
[18??-1917]

During World War I, he served as a Battery Sergeant-Major with the Royal Garrison Artillery.

He died 26th November 1917.

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

Naylor, Isaac
[1???-16??] Of Warley.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Susan

Naylor, Isaac
[1???-17??] Around 1729, he owned and rebuilt part of Woolshops, Halifax

Naylor, Isaac
[16??-17??] Son of Anthony Naylor.

In 1731, he owned Hoyle House, Friendly which is dated 17 IN 37

Naylor, James
[16??-1???] He was Constable of Northowram [1695]

Naylor, James
[18??-18??] Beerhouse keeper at Warley [1838].


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

 

He may be related to Naylor Bentley

Naylor, James
[1821-1???] On 6th July 1842, he was charged with
having stolen 2 coats, 2 waistcoats, a pair of shoes and a hat from the dwelling house of William Leah at Norland

He was transported for 10 years

Naylor, James
[1823-1913] Son of Jonathan Naylor.

He inherited Shepherd House from his father.

He married Maria Sutcliffe [1837-1901].

Children:

  1. Sarah [b 1864]
  2. Robert Sutcliffe
  3. Jonathan [b 1870] who (possibly) became a headmaster
  4. James William
  5. Maria Elizabeth [b 1874]
  6. Mary [1876-1955] who married Edwin Murgatroyd
  7. Martha Ann [b 1879] who married Samuel Wilkins
  8. Emily [b 1881]

The family lived at [Shepherd House, Warley]

Naylor, James
[1837-1904] Son of Mr Naylor.

Born in Halifax.

He was a grocer [1871] / a master machine maker [1881] / a partner in Stirk & Naylor / a Councillor for Halifax Ovenden ward [1894].

In 1862, he married (1) Hannah Empsall [1835-1876] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Ruth Ann [b 1863] who was a dress maker [1881]
  2. Sarah Elizabeth [b 1865] who was a milliner [1881]
  3. Emma [b 1867] who was a book binder [1881]
  4. Mary Jane [b 1870]
  5. Annie [b 1871]
  6. Louisa [1874-1954]

Hannah died in 1876.

In 1878, he married (2) Jane Ann [1842-1920] in Halifax.


Jane Ann was the widow of Wright Hirst.

She had 2 children by her first marriage

 

The family lived at

  • 145 New Road, Northowram [1871]
  • 4 Turney Street, Ovenden [1881]
  • 6 Turney Street, Ovenden [1904]
  • 13 Mostyn Mount, Ovenden [1920]

Living with them [in 1871] was his brother Thomas Charles Naylor.

James died 10th July 1904 (aged 68)  Probate records show that he left effects valued at £5,515 9/5d.

Probate was granted to his brother Thomas Charles Naylor and William Woodhead.

Jane Ann died 8th November 1920.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £260 0/9d.

Administration was granted to her youngest daughter Susannah Hoyle (widow) 

Naylor, James
[1852-19??] Son of Joseph Naylor.

Born in Illingworth.

He was a labourer [1871] / a worsted warp twister [1881, 1891, 1901] / a twister in worsted mill [1911].

In 1879, he married (1) Mary Ann [1850-1892] in Halifax.


Mary [née Clark(e)] born in Drakes Broughton, near Pershore, Worcestershire, was the widow of John Lord

She had 3 children by her first marriage: Jim [b 1871], Henry (Harry) [b 1874] & Hannah [b  1876]

 

Children:

  1. Clara H. [b 1880] who was a worsted rover [1901]
  2. Elizabeth [b 1884] who was a worsted rover [1901]
  3. Emily [b 1886] who was a cotton piecer [1901, 1911]
  4. Lewis

Mary Ann died in 1892 (aged 41).

In 1893, he married (2) Sarah Jane Bolton [1851-19??] in Halifax.

The family lived at

  • Jowler, Warley [1881]
  • 5 Pleasant Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 6 Plymouth Grove, Halifax [1901]
  • 6 Wentworth Terrace, Halifax [1911]
  • 6 Wilson Street, Commercial Road, Halifax
  • 1 Matlock Street, Lee Mount [1917]

Living with them [in 1881] was niece Mary Ann Clark [b  Pershore, Worcestershire 1868] (worsted mill hand).

Living with them [in 1901] was niece Priscilla Ambler [b 1881] (worsted drawer) 

Naylor, James
[1898-19??] Son of Robert Sutcliffe Naylor.

Born in Luddenden.

During World War I, he was granted a commission in the Royal Horse Artillery.

He qualified [August 1922] and was a solicitor in Halifax [1934].

He was a partner with W. H. Boocock & Son in Halifax

Naylor, James Greenwood
[1885-1917] Of Willow Royd, Burnley Road, Halifax.

Son of Clara Jane & John Thomas Smith Naylor of 14 Carlton Street, Halifax.

He was a plumber for his uncle in Cheapside.

During World War I, he enlisted [1916], and served as a Sapper with the 157th Field Company Royal Engineers.

He was killed in action [27th November 1917] (aged 32).

He was buried at the Croisilles British Cemetery, France [II B 10].

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

Naylor, James Harold
[1895-1918] MM.

Son of John Smith Naylor.

He was a member of the Sunday School & Bible Class at St Anne's Church, Southowram / employed by Morton's.

In [Q4] 1915, he married Elsie Lees [1893-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Elsie, of Holmes Terrace, Pellon, was the daughter of Fred Lees, mill hand
 

They lived at

  • 18 Jubilee Road, Siddal, Halifax
  • 5 West Lane Farm, Southowram [1917]

During World War I, he enlisted [22nd May 1915], and served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was awarded the Military Medal [October 1917].

He was gassed [November 1917] and hospitalised in Bradford War Hospital.

He was killed in action at Paucourt Wood, La Bassée [29th July 1918] (aged 23).

He was buried at the Gonnehem British Cemetery, France [G 3].

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

Naylor, James Herbert
[1873-1933] Son of Joseph Naylor.

Born in Sowerby.

On 16th April 1910, he married Sarah Ann Boffy [1889-19??] in Halifax.


Sarah Ann was born in Wales
 

Children:

  1. Lily [b 1911]
  2. Herbert [b 1913]
  3. George W [b 1916]
  4. Mary [b 1918]

The children were born in Halifax.

James Herbert died in Ambler Thorn [26th October 1933]

Naylor, Rev James William
[1872-19??] Son of James Naylor.

He was vicar of St Paul's, Buttershaw [1907-1933].

On 27th April 1909, he married Annie Watkinson at St Michael's & All Angels' Church, Shelf.


Annie was the daughter of Samuel Watkinson
 

Children:

  1. James Watkinson (Naylor) [b 1910]

Naylor, Job Leonard
[1893-1915] Son of Reuben Naylor

He was a doffer & taker-off (woollen) [1911] / a van driver at Law & Crossley Limited.

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

He went to France at the beginning of August 1915, and went into the trenches on 11th September 1915.

He died from shell wounds at the No.1 Canadian General Hospital, Etaples [14th September 1915].

He was buried at the Etaples Military Cemetery, France.

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

His brother Arthur Albert also died in the War. Their oldest brother Charles was also on active service.

Their cousins Harold Naylor & Harry Willie Naylor also died in the War

Naylor, Joe
[18??-1???] Partner in J. F. Brown & Company. He held many offices including Secretary of the Brighouse Musical Festival Committee, Secretary of the Brighouse Choral Society, and a director of the Brighouse Soap Company [1895]

Naylor, John
[1???-18??] A farmer at Little Longbottom, Warley. He collected the tolls at Naylor Lane Bar

Naylor, John
[17??-18??] A handloom weaver.

He lived at Smithy Fold, Midgley.

He established a school there for the young workers in the local mills

Naylor, John
[18??-1???] Stone merchant and landowner at Southowram [1885].

A newspaper notice in 1885 announced

Forthcoming Sale by Auction of House & Stables at BINNS TOP, Southowram occupied by Edgar Charnock and also two cottages at The Royd occupied by Mr. Boothman and another ONE THIRD SHARE in The Royd Estate occupied by Mr. John Naylor. Public House nearby called Delvers Arms & Cottage and eleven other Cottages. Owner Mr. John Naylor, Stone Merchant, Southowram

Naylor, John
[18??-1???] Landlord of the Bowling Green, Halifax [1872].

He married Sarah Ann [1849-1872].

They lived at Gibbet Lane, Halifax [1872].

Sarah Ann were buried at Christ Church, Pellon

Naylor, Rev John
[18??-19??] He wrote an Appendix on the Flowers & Animals of Todmorden for the book A Short History of Todmorden [1912]

Naylor, John
[1829-1912] He was a grocer and ale and porter merchant at 118 Gibbet Street, Halifax [1874] / an agent for W. & A. Gilbey wines and spirits / a brewer at Warley [1885] / a member of the Sowerby Bridge Local Board [1861-1877] / Chairman of the Sowerby Bridge Local Board [15th April 1871-15th April 1872] / successful in a campaign to abolish tolls on the Rochdale Turnpike and the Tuel Lane Turnpike / involved in the widening of Burnley Road, Windle Royd Lane, and the bridge at Sowerby Bridge.

He established John Naylor & Company. In 1858, he built the Victoria Brewery / Albion Brewery.

He acquired a number of local beerhouses and inns, including the Musical Arms, Sowerby Bridge [before 1856], the Bull's Head, Sowerby Bridge [1854], the Stott's Arms, Brighouse [1874], Brock Top Farm, Mount Tabor / Waggoners' Rest [1879], and the White Horse, Luddendenfoot [1880s]

In 1899, he established the Halifax Brewery Company.

In 1910, Naylor sold his brewery business to James Alderson & Company Limited.

In October 1854, he married Nancy Hill [1832-1894].


Nancy was the daughter of Elizabeth (Betty) (née Radcliffe) & Isaac Hill
 

Children:

  1. John Albert [1855-1860]
  2. Walter [1857-1860]
  3. Edwin [b 1857]
  4. Anne [1858-1925] who married Thomas Bottomley
  5. Clara [b 1860] who married Benjamin Edwin Fisher
  6. Eliza Jane (Elsie) [1862-1917] who married William Hodgson Wilson
  7. Emily Florence [1864-1880]
  8. Mary Elizabeth [1866-1957]
  9. Edith [1870-1939]
  10. Laura May [b 1873]

The family lived at

Members of the family were buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby: children John Albert [18th September 1860]; Walter [13th November 1860]; Emily Florence [4th December 1880]; Edith [27th July 1939] and John [13th January 1912]; Nancy [8th December 1894].


Question: In June 1865, a John Naylor was fined £5 for failing to appear after having been summoned to serve on the Traverse Jury at the West Riding Quarter Sessions. Could this be he?

 

See John Naylor Lane, Luddendenfoot and Naylor's Walk, Warley

Naylor, John King
[1835-1900] He was a hairdresser living at 23 Union Street, Halifax.

In [Q2] 1863, he married Susannah Naylor [18??-19??] in Halifax.

He died at home [27th June 1900] (aged 65).

He was buried at Stoney Royd Cemetery [J 105 C]

Naylor, John Smith
[1863-1913] Son of Jonathan Naylor.

Born in Southowram.

He was a delver of The Square, Southowram [1887] / a flag facer [1891] / a delver of Pinnar Lane, Southowram [1893] / a flag facer in quarry [1901] / a stone delver [1911].

In 1887, he married (1) Mary Broadbent [1862-1892] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary, of Trooper Lane, Southowram, was born in Southowram, the daughter of James Broadbent, delver
 

Mary died in Halifax [1892] (aged 29).

In 1893, he married (2) Caroline Rebecca Hobbs [1867-1910] at Halifax Parish Church.


Caroline Rebecca, of Bridge Street East, Halifax, was born in Marylebone, Middlesex, the daughter of David Hobbs, coach builder
 

Children:

  1. James H [b 1895] who was a clay miner [1911]
  2. Mary [b 1897] who was a worsted spinner [1911]
  3. Percy [1899-1904]
  4. Martha [b 1901]

The family lived at

  • Highfield, Southowram [1891]
  • New Street, Southowram [1901]
  • 5 St Peter's Square, Southowram [1911]
  • New Street, Southowram [1918]

Living with them [in 1901] was John's widowed mother Elizabeth [b 1835].

Caroline died in Halifax [1910] (aged 43).

John died in Halifax [1913] (aged 49) 

Naylor, John Walter
[1901-1940] Of 25 Ryecroft Lane, Pellon Lane, Halifax.

He was a demolition worker with Halifax Corporation.

During World War I, he served with the West Yorkshire Regiment.

During World War II, he enlisted in the with 75 Company Aux. Mil. Pioneer Corps.

He was lost [17th June 1940] (aged 39)  when the troopship HMS Lancastria was bombed and sank at St Nazaire with the loss of 2,899 of the 5,310 people aboard.

He is remembered on the Dunkirk Memorial, France [153], and on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Naylor, Jonathan
[1781-1852] Farmer at Shepherd House, Lower Warley [1840s?]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. James

Shepherd House passed to James

Naylor, Jonathan
[18??-18??] He was a delver [1887].

In [Q3] 1862, he married Elizabeth Smith [1835-19??] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Mixenden
 

Children:

  1. John Smith (Naylor)

The family lived at The Square, Southowram [1887].

Jonathan died between 1887 & 1893.

In 1901, Elizabeth was living with son John & family

Naylor, Jonathan Turner
[1847-1927] JP.

Born 11th January 1847.

He was Headmaster at Sowerby District National School for 36 years [1905].

In 1873, he married Jane Huzzard [1846-1924] in Beverley.

Children:

  1. Ernest Huzzard [1877-1887]
  2. Alice Mary [1882-1953]

The family lived at School House, Sowerby.

Levi Haigh wrote a poem entitled Sowerby's retiring schoolmaster when Naylor retired.

He died 21st March 1927.

Members of the family were buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby: son Ernest Huzzard [23rd February 1887]; daughter Alice Mary [17th September 1953]; Jane [5th November 1924]; Jonathan Turner [25th March 1927]

Naylor, Joseph
[17??-18??] He married Ann [1783-1845].

Ann was buried at Bramley Lane Chapel

Naylor, Joseph
[1801-18??] He was a worsted weaver [1841].

On 13th July 1817, he (possibly) married Sally Walton [1801-18??].

Children:

  1. Levi
  2. Marianne [b 1824]
  3. Charles [b 1825]
  4. Jane [b 1829]
  5. Joseph [b 1830]
  6. Eliza [b 1834]
  7. John [b 1837]
  8. Sarah [b 1839]

The family lived at Law House, Hebden Bridge [1841, 1851]

Naylor, Joseph
[1823-1901] Son of Sarah & Samuel Naylor.

Born in Lightcliffe [13th September 1823].

He started work as a woolcomber, but when trade was bad, he moved to Leeds.

He joined the 5th Dragoon Guards [1845], and went with his regiment – a part of the Heavy Brigade – to the Crimea.

His regiment did not take part in the Battle of Alma, but fought between that and the Battle of Balaclava. They also took part in the Battle of Inkerman, and the 12-month Siege of Sebastopol.

After 2 years, he returned to England unscathed, having had a marvellous time, although he was only one of 30 who survived out of the 250 who went with him to the Crimea. He served 24 years and 315 days.

Back in England, he worked as a gardener for Mr Ripley at Holme House. He retired around 1890.

He died [10th January 1901] after catching a chill whilst out walking on Christmas Eve 1900.

He was buried at Lightcliffe Old Church Graveyard [B 62]

Naylor, Joseph
[1825-1???] Born in Warley.

He was an outdoor labourer [1871, 1881].

In [Q2] 1852, he married Mary Bancroft [1825-1???].


Mary, born in Ovenden, is shown [1881 census] as Elizabeth
 

Children:

  1. James
  2. Enoch [b 1855] who was a worsted factory worker [1871, 1881]
  3. Hannah [b 1858] who was a worsted twister [1881]
  4. Maria [b 1863] who was a worsted twister [1881]
  5. Emma [b 1865] who was a worsted weaver [1881]
  6. Clara [b 1869]

The family lived at

  • West Scausby, Ovenden [1871]
  • Upper Brockholes, Ovenden [1881]

Living with them [in 1881] was granddaughter Clara H. Naylor [b 1880]

Naylor, Joseph
[1839-1898] Schoolmaster and Master of the Blue Coat School & Almshouses [1891, 1898].

He married Ellen [1847-1???]. Ellen was matron at the School [1891].

Children:

  1. Arthur D. [b 1872]

He is mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1898

Naylor, Joseph
[1846-1894] Born in Sowerby.

He was a delver [1865] / a mason [1881]

On 15th April 1865, he married Mary Lumb in Halifax.


Mary was the daughter of
David Lumb
 

Children:

  1. Hannah [1866-1930] who married Phineas Hitchin
  2. James Herbert

The family lived at

  • Spring Houses, Sowerby [1871]
  • Middle Plain, Sowerby [1881]
  • Lower Red Brink, Sowerby [1891]
  • Hubberton, Blackwood, Sowerby [1901]

Living with them [in 1881] were Mary's mother Mary, and Phineas Hitchin [b 1865]

Naylor, Joseph Fielden
[18??-19??] In [Q4] 1888, he married Betty Close [18??-19??] in Todmorden.

Children:

  1. Tom

The family lived at 4 James Street, Victoria Road, Todmorden [1917]

Naylor, Levi
[1818-1875] Son of Joseph Naylor.

Born at Slaterbrook, Heptonstall [13th September 1818].

He was a mill hand [1856] / a worsted weaver [1861] / a worsted warp weaver [1871].

On 23rd June 1856, he married Susy Shoesmith.


Susy, of Lower Ewood, Midgley, was the daughter of Squire Shoesmith
 

Children:

  1. Sarah [b 1856]
  2. Margaret [b 1858]
  3. Thomas [b 1860]
  4. Hannah [b 1862]
  5. Fanny [b 1865]
  6. Joseph [b 1870]

The family lived at

  • White Lee Clough, Wadsworth [1861]
  • Twine, Midgley [1871]
  • 32 Pall Mall, Midgley [1881]

Levi died in 1875.

He was buried at Birchcliffe Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge [13th July 1875].

Susy (possibly) died 1892 (age 64) or 1899 (age 71).

In 1911, daughters Hannah (aged 50) & Fanny (aged 46)  were at 1 Ribstone Street, Mytholmroyd

Naylor, Lewis
[1888-1917] Son of James Naylor.

He was a worsted spinner [1901] / a cotton piecer [1911] / with Briggs & Sons Limited.

He emigrated to Canada [1912].

During World War I, he enlisted [1914], and served as a Private with the 24th Battalion Canadian Infantry.

He was killed in action at Vimy Ridge [9th April 1917] (aged 29).

He is remembered on the Lichfield Crater, Thelus, France [3 1].

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

Naylor, Matthew
[18??-1???] Secretary to the racing committee at Halifax Race Course.

In June 1879, he was summoned for

having [on 9th/10th May 1879] aided and abetted divers persons to play by way of gaming at dice, cards, billy-fairplay, and spinning

The complainant was Rev James Nelson.

Naylor was fined 40/- plus 9/6d costs

Naylor, Ratcliffe
[1917-1944] Son of Lucy & William Henry Naylor of 14 Godley Gardens, Stump Cross, Halifax.

He was educated at Holy Trinity School & Halifax Secondary School / a choirboy at St James's Church, Halifax / a member of St Matthew's Church, Northowram / a member of Northowram Cricket Club / employed by Halifax Corporation gas works.

During World War II, he enlisted [April 1940], and served as a Sapper with the 626th Field Squadron Royal Engineers.

He was with the 8th Army from Alamein to Italy.

He died in Italy [30th July 1944] (aged 27).

He was buried at the Arezzo War Cemetery, Italy [V C 1].

He is remembered at Heywood's Chapel, on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Matthew's Church, Northowram

Naylor, Reginald
[1882-1916] Son of Emma & John Naylor of Brookfoot, Brighouse.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the South African Infantry 3rd Regt.

He died 18th July 1916 (aged 34).

He was buried at the Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval, France [III L 7]

Naylor, Reuben
[1860-19??] Son of Mr Naylor.

Born in Halifax.

He was a van driver [carrier] [1891] / a wholesale grocer's warehouseman [1901] / a parcel porter [drapery] [1911].

In 1885, he married Mary Ann Wintle [1866-1???] in Merthyr Tydfil.


Mary Ann was born in Abertillery, Wales
 

Children:

  1. Charles
  2. Arthur Albert
  3. Emma [b 1891] who was a twister [1911]
  4. Job Leonard
  5. Dorcas M [b 1899]

The family lived at

  • 1 St John's Lane, Halifax [1891]
  • 69 Lower Skircoat Green [1901]
  • 26 Melville Place, Halifax [1911]
  • 23 West Hill Court, Halifax [1915]

Naylor, Richard
[15??-16??] He established Naylor's Gift

Naylor, Richard
[17??-18??] Cotton manufacturer at Naylor's Mill, Lydgate. In 1811, he operated 1400 spindles. It is thought that he may also have used Lydgate Mill, Todmorden

Naylor, Robert
[1???-1???] Of Stansfield.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Henry

Naylor, Robert
[1899-1968] Son of Robert Sutcliffe Naylor.

Born in Luddenden.

He was educated at Heath Grammar School.

He married Cecilia Farrar.


Cecilia was a vocalist from Todmorden
 

In 1922, the couple went to London and pursued careers as professional singers.

Robert achieved remarkable success on the West End stage famously deputising for the Austrian tenor Richard Tauber in the 1931 production of the Land of Smiles. Thereafter, Naylor was often referred to as the English Tauber.

By this time, he was reputedly the highest paid tenor in the country.

He appeared with Eric Portman as an opera singer in the film Abdul the Damned [1935]

At the outbreak of the Second World War, he relinquished his stage career and returned to West Yorkshire.

He performed local benefit concerts throughout the duration.

After the war, he became a vocal coach and was regarded as one of the foremost teachers and voice specialists in the north of England.

He died at his home in Harrogate.

See The Life and Times of a Yorkshire Tenor

Naylor, Robert Ernest
[1898-1918] Son of Eliza Ann & Maurice Naylor of 18 Quebec Street, Elland.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 15th Battalion Durham Light Infantry.

He died 13th November 1918 (aged 20).

He was buried at the Mont Huon Military Cemetery, France [X B 13B].

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

Naylor, Robert Sutcliffe
[1868-1935] Son of James Naylor.

He was a solicitor's clerk.

He married Sarah Clayton [1871-1956].

Children:

  1. James
  2. Robert

The family lived at Montana, Burnley Road, Luddenden

Naylor, Sam
[1864-1941] He was a Freemason / a director of Lumby's Limited.

He lived at

  • Rycroft, Huddersfield Road, Halifax [1941]

Naylor, Samuel
[18??-1???] In 1870, he went into partnership with Joe Richardson at Brookfoot Dye Works.

He married Unknown.

His wife was the sister of his partner William Heap.

He was a partner in Heap, Naylor & Company and Heap, Naylor & Goodyear

The family lived at Brookfoot House [1841, 1851]

Naylor, Susan
[16??-1690] Of Wood Lane, Sowerby. Daughter of Isaac Naylor.

She married James King.

After her husband's death, she went to live at King's Farm, Hebden Bridge and remained there for the rest of her life

Naylor, Thomas
[1???-15??] Of Wadsworth Banks.

He married Alice.

Children:

  1. Richard

Alice's will is recorded in Volume 2 [1545-1559] of E. W. Crossley's book Halifax Wills

Naylor, Thomas
[18??-1845] He was a carpenter [1833].

In 1833, he married Selina Jennings.


Selina was the daughter of
George Jennings.

Selina's brother-in-law Samuel Webster was a witness at the wedding

 

Children:

  1. George [b 1833]
  2. Matthew [b 1835]
  3. Samuel [b 1837]
  4. Sarah Ann [1841-1909] who was a house keeper for Samuel Green Webster

The family lived at Mount Tabor [1841].

Living with them [in 1841] was Isaac eldest son of Samuel Webster.

After Thomas's death [1845], Selina became the landlady of the Northgate Hotel, Halifax [1848].

In September 1848, she was fined £1 plus 9/6d costs for having company drinking in her house during divine service on Sunday afternoon.

In [Q3] 1848, Selina married Richard Fletcher in Halifax.


Richard Fletcher was a coach proprietor from Bradford
 

Naylor, Thomas
[1839-1910] Born in Wadsworth.

He was a lamplighter [1871] / a public lamplighter (gas) [1881] / a lamplighter (gas) [1891, 1901].

In 1862, he married Phoebe Ann Horsfall [1844-19??] in Halifax.


Phoebe Ann was born in Luddenden.

She was a carpet setter [1871], a chapel keeper [1901]

 

Children:

  1. John H [b 1863]
  2. Thomas [b 1865] who was a cotton maker up [1881], was a lamplighter [1891]
  3. Lilly E [b 1869]
  4. Annie / Ann [b 1872] who was a worsted warper [1891]
  5. Emily [b 1876] who was a worsted warper [1891], a machinist (underclothing) [1901], an inspector of work (blouses &c ) [1911]
  6. Anice / Annis [b 1878] who was a worsted spinner [1891], a machinist (underclothing) [1901]
  7. Alice [b 1883] who was a machinist (underclothing) [1901], a forewoman finishing department of blouses &c [1911]
  8. Harry

The children were born in Halifax.

The family lived at

  • 2 Back Dean Street, Halifax [1871]
  • 20 Colin Street, Halifax [1881, 1891]
  • 38 Pollard Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 30 Hall Street, Halifax [1911]
  • 33 Eton Street, Halifax [1916]

Thomas died in 1910 (aged 71) 

Naylor, Thomas
[1864-1927] Of Halifax.

In 1888, he married Alice Prince [1862-1943] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Gladys [1896-1979] who married Milton Wood

Members of the family were buried at Mount Zion Primitive Methodist Chapel, Norland

Naylor, Thomas Charles
[1849-1926] Son of Mr Naylor.

He was a grocer & shopkeeper [1871]. He took over the family grocery business in Boothtown.

In 1871, he was living with his brother James Naylor & family

Naylor, Thomas H.
[1842-1???] Born in Halifax.

He was a cloth miller [1881].

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

Children:

  1. Sarah S [b 1868]
  2. Ben H [b 1869]
  3. John T [b 1871]
  4. Elizabeth [b 1874]
  5. William A [b 1880]

The family lived at Cooper House, Luddendenfoot [1881]

Naylor, Tom
[1850-1930] In [Q3] 1876, he married Emily Naylor in Halifax.


Emily was the daughter of
John Webster
 

Children:

  1. Rhoda Elizabeth [1877-1921]
  2. Henrietta [1879-1881]

The family lived at 94 Spring Hall Lane, Halifax [1930].

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

Daughter Henrietta was buried there with her grandparents.

Emily died 27th February 1929 (aged 79).

Tom died March 19th 1930 (aged 80) 

Naylor, Tom
[19??-19??] Mixenden author

Naylor, Tom Close
[1892-1917] Son of Joseph Fielden Naylor.

In [Q2] 1914, he married Harriet Annie Pickles [1889-1918] in Todmorden.

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

He died 7th June 1917 (aged 25).

He was buried at the Woods Cemetery, Belgium [III E 3].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Naylor, W.
[18??-18??] Wool dealer at Halifax.

In January 1869, he was declared bankrupt

Naylor, William
[18??-18??] Established William Naylor & Sons.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Jim
  2. Ben
  3. Joe

Naylor, William
[1827-1???] Born in Scholes.

He was a tailor & draper [1891].

Around 1861, he married Mary E. [1834-1???].


Mary E. was born in Brighouse
 

Children:

  1. Emily F. [b 1861] who was a silk worker [1891]
  2. John M. [b 1868] who was a book keeper [1891]

The family lived at 67 Commercial Street, Brighouse [1891]

Naylor, William
[1831-1891] Born in Sowerby.

He was a cloth finisher [1871, 1881] / a beerseller at Blue Ball, Triangle [1891].

On 9th September 1862, he married Ann Musgrave [1837-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Ann was born in Manchester
 

Ann was a woollen weaver [1871, 1881]; innkeeper at the Blue Ball, Triangle [1891, 1901]

Children:

  1. Mary Jane [1870-1874]

The family lived at

  • Terrace Street, Sowerby Bridge [1871, 1881]
  • the Blue Ball, Triangle [1891, 1901]
  • 12 Upper Fountain Street, Sowerby Bridge [1911]

William died on the 11th January 1891. Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £30.

Living with the widowed Ann at the Blue Ball Inn [in 1891] were her nephew John William Smith [b 1867] (worsted warehouseman) and her cousin Mary Ann Dyson [b 1846] (weaver woollen).

Living with Ann at the Blue Ball Inn [in 1901] was her nephew John William Smith [b 1867] (worsted warehouseman).

Living with Ann in 1911 were her nephew John William Smith [b 1867] (warehouse man) and boarder Willie Smith [b  1871] (blacksmith's striker) 

 

Naylor surname

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

The surname has older forms Naylsmith and Naysmith

There are over 80 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Naylor, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Naylor:


Marriages 1805, 1815, 1853, 1861, 1862, 1863, 1873, 1894, 1899, 1907, 1920, 1922, 1937, 1941; Deaths 1898, 1907
 

Naylor surname

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

The surname has older forms Naylsmith and Naysmith

There are over 80 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Naylor, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Naylor:


Marriages 1805, 1815, 1853, 1861, 1862, 1863, 1873, 1894, 1899, 1907, 1920, 1922, 1937, 1941; Deaths 1898, 1907
 




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