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Mr Parker [1???-18??]
Abraham Parker [1840-1920]
Ambrose Parker [1877-1917]
Bertram Parker [18??-1957]
Charles Parker [18??-19??]
Daniel Parker [1841-19??]
David Parker [1889-1919]
Edmund Shuttleworth Parker [1897-1915]
Edward Parker [1602-1667]
Felix Parker [1884-1918]
Francis Parker [1888-1916]
Frank Parker [18??-191?]
George Parker [1894-1916]
George Lister Parker [1833-1???]
George Vernon Parker [1884-1969]
H. Parker [1889-1918]
Harry Parker [1892-19??]
Henry Parker [1???-18??]
Henry Parker [1815-1???]
Henry Parker [1851-1923]
Hirate Parker [1860-1???]
J. Parker [18??-19??]
James Parker [18??-19??]
Rev James Parker [18??-19??]
James Parker [1863-1948]
Jim Parker [1891-1918]
John Parker [16??-16??]
John Parker [17??-18??]
John Parker [1719-1???]
Rev John Parker [1725-1793]
John Parker [18??-19??]
John Parker [1818-1884]
John Parker [1824-1???]
John Parker [1845-1993]
John Fredrick Parker [1880-1913]
John William Parker [18??-1917]
N. Parker [18??-191?]
R. D. Parker [18??-191?]
Richard Parker [1853-1???]
Richard James Parker [1874-1925]
Robert Parker [1731-1796]
Robert Parker [1759-1825]
Robert Parker [1798-1856]
Robert Parker [1870-1???]
Ronald Parker [1916-1944]
T. Parker [1???-1???]
Thomas Parker [17??-1805]
Thomas Parker [18??-19??]
Thomas Parker [1825-1887]
Thomas Parker [1869-1951]
Thomas Edmundson Parker [1826-1875]
Titus Henry Parker [18??-1???]
Tom Parker [17??-18??]
Tom Parker [1898-1917]
Wallace Parker [1891-1918]
Walter Parker [1887-1916]
Wilfred Egerton Parker [1880-1964]
William Parker [1???-18??]
William Parker [1???-18??]
William Parker [1796-18??]
William Parker [18??-1???]
William Parker [18??-18??]
William Parker [1864-19??]
William Parker [1873-1944]
William Normington Parker [1839-1904]
Willie Parker [1879-1???]


Parker, Mr
[1???-18??] He was in partnership with Cornelius Redman, Reuben Calvert and Mr Balme in Stead Street, Halifax

Parker, Abraham
[1840-1920] Son of David Parker, weaver.

Born in Leeds.

He was a dyer of Rastrick [1872] / a wire drawer [1881, 1891, 1901] / a thick wire drawer [1911].

In 1872, he married Ellen at Elland Parish Church.


Ellen was the daughter of
John Oates and widow of William Crossley
 

Children:

  1. Henry [b 1874] who was a general labourer [1891]
  2. Edith Annie [1877-1960] who was a cotton piecer [1891], a cotton twiner piecer [1901] and married Edward Lemm
  3. Ethel [b 1879] who was a cotton carder [1891], a silk spreader [1901]
  4. John Fredrick
  5. Eleanor [1882-1884]

The family lived at

  • Blackburn Buildings, Clifton [1881]
  • Clifton Common, Clifton [1891, 1901]
  • 38 Police Street, Brighouse [1911]

Living with them [in 1891] 1901 was grandson John Henry Wogan.

Ellen died 6th July 1918 (aged 77).

Abraham died 20th July 1920 (aged 80).

Members of the family were buried at Brighouse Cemetery along with their grandson John Henry Wogan and also craftsman Fred Lemm [1914-1942]

Parker, Ambrose
[1877-1917] Son of John Parker.

Born in Brighouse.

He was a silk warehouseman.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 7th Battalion Yorkshire Hussars (Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own).

He died of wounds [24th April 1917] (aged 40).

He was buried at the Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun [IV A 26]

Parker, Bertram
[18??-1957] One of Britain's leading chrysanthemum experts

Parker, Charles
[18??-19??] Councillor for Halifax Northowram ward [1894]

Parker, Daniel
[1841-19??] Born in Brimington, Derbyshire.

Between 1891 and 1901, the family moved to Sowerby Bridge.

He was a coal & carbon merchant [1901] / a carbon merchant [1911]

He was a lanternist, and gave many presentations in and around Sowerby Bridge.

He married (1) Anne [1852-1905] from Marlpool, Derbyshire.


A (possible) marriage between Daniel Parker and Anne Butler is recorded at Belper [Q3 1873]
 

Children:

  1. Dora [b 1877] who was a telephone operator [1901]
  2. Arthur [b 1881] who was a piano maker [1901]
  3. Kate [b 1883] who was a tailor's finisher [1901]
  4. Florrie [b 1886] who was a milliner [1901]

In 1907, he married (2) Ellen Emma Wells [1867-19??] from Chesterfield, Derbyshire, in Halifax.

The family lived at

  • 19 Industrial Road, Sowerby Bridge [1901]
  • North Lea, Lightcliffe, Halifax [1911]

Living with them in 1911 were widowed mother-in-law Ellen Wells [aged 74], and sister-in-law Annie Marie Wells [aged 35] (milliner and dressmaker) 

Parker, David
[1889-1919] Son of Ellen & William Parker.

In [Q2] 1912, he married Annie Louisa Briggs in Halifax.

They lived at

  • 8 Akroyd Terrace, King Cross
  • 38 Undercliffe Terrace, King Cross

During World War I, he served as an Air Mechanic 3rd Class with the Royal Air Force.

He died at home of influenza [8th March 1919] (aged 30).

He was buried at Mount Tabor Wesleyan Methodist Chapel [F 6]

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

Parker, Edmund Shuttleworth
[1897-1915] Son of Robert Parker.

He was an errand boy [1911] / employed by a Huddersfield firm of contractors / a member of Southowram Wesleyan Chapel.

During World War I, he enlisted [October 1914] at the age of 17, and served as a Private with the 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was sent to the Front [July 1915].

He died following a German gas attack [19th December 1915] (aged 18).

He was buried at the Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery [II D 21A].

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

Parker, Edward
[1602-1667] Of Brownsholme, Yorkshire. Third son of Thomas Parker.

On 28th January 1629, he married Mary, daughter of Richard Sunderland.

Children:

  1. Edward [b 1636] who, in 1643 at the age of 7, was taken prisoner in the Civil War and was taken to the garrison at Thornton
  2. son
  3. son
  4. son
  5. daughter

Parker, Felix
[1884-1918] Son of Elizabeth & Thomas Parker of Bedingfield, Suffolk.

Born in Sheffield.

He worked in the printing shed of Crossley's.

In 1905, he married Kate Booth in Halifax.


Kate was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Harry [1907-1985]

The family lived at

  • 9 Harelock Street, Horley Green, Halifax [1911]
  • 46 Cain Lane, Southowram
  • 22 Stone Street, Caddy Field, Halifax

During World War I, he enlisted [September 1914], and served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed by shellfire whilst acting as a stretcher bearer [3rd May 1918].

He was buried at the Gonnehem British Cemetery [C 4].

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

Parker, Francis
[1888-1916] Known as Frank.

Son of Elizabeth & Henry Parker of 8 Thomas Street, Lindley, Huddersfield.

He was an altar boy & choir member at St Patrick's Catholic Church, West Vale / employed by J. Sykes Brothers Limited, Acre Mills, Lindley.

In June 1916, he married Ellen Agnes Connelly.

They lived at Providence Hill, Stainland.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 3rd September 1916 (aged 28).

He was buried at the Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval [IV C 1]

Parker, Frank
[18??-191?] He was educated at Todmorden Council School.

He lived at 153 Knowlwood Road, Todmorden.

During World War I, he enlisted [1914], and served as a Private with the 1st/6th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Memorial at All Saints' Church, Harley Wood

Parker, George
[1894-1916] Son of Richard Parker.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He went to Canada with his parents & siblings.

He was a clerk in a solicitor's office in Calgary.

During World War I, he served as a Private / Trooper with the 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion.

He was accidentally killed [5th December 1916] (aged 22).

He was buried at the Louez Military Cemetery, Duisans [I H 9]

Parker, George Lister
[1833-1???] Son of William Parker.

He was a worsted pattern card setter [1851] / a commercial clerk [1861]

In 1857, he married Maria Longbottom [1839-1???] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Lucy Ellen [b 1859]
  2. William Henry [b 1860]

The family lived at Woodland Terrace, Northowram [1861].

Living with them [in 1861] was George Lister's mother Lucy

Parker, George Vernon
[1884-1969] Son of Henry Parker.

Born in Hipperholme [8th February 1884].

He was a chemical manure manufacturer [1906].

On 15th February 1906, he married Harriet Jane Grigg [1882-1960] in Hammersmith.


Harriet was born in St Peter's Port, Guernsey
 

Children:

  1. Guy Vernon [1908-1988]
  2. Phyllis Irene [1909-1981]
  3. Gordon D. [1914-1997]

Harriet died in Gravesend [20th August 1960].

George died in Folkestone [1969]

Parker, H.
[1889-1918] Son of Hannah Mary & Joseph Parker of Hunsworth.

He married Lilian Jane.

They lived at 283 Queens Road, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 10th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died 10th October 1918 (aged 29).

He was buried at the Montay-Neuvilly Road Cemetery, Montay [I E 24]

Parker, Harry
[1892-19??] Son of William Parker.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was an assistant overlooker carpet works [1911].

He lived with his parents at 11 Sowerby Street, Sowerby Bridge [1901] / Sowerby Street, Sowerby Bridge [1907] / 15 Sowerby Street, Sowerby Bridge [1911]

He was injured – crushed fingers and scalp wound – in the Pye Nest Tram Disaster of 15th October 1907, and was detained at Halifax Infirmary

Parker, Henry
[1???-18??] He was appointed Surveyor of the Highways for Wadsworth [1835]

Parker, Henry
[1815-1???] Born in Wadsworth.

He was an innkeeper [1851].


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

 

Around 1846, he married Mary [1825-1???].


Mary was born in Wadsworth
 

Children:

  1. George [b 1846]

The family lived at Underbank, Stansfield [1851]

Parker, Henry
[1851-1923] Born in Halifax.

He was a designer [1873].

On 19th February 1873, he married Sarah Goodyear in Halifax


Sarah was the daughter of
John Goodyear
 

Children:

  1. Margaret Lillian Goodyear [1874-1960] who was a typist [1911] and never married
  2. Sarah Alethea [1876-1924] who was a matron in Rawtenstall [1911] and never married
  3. Norman Staley [1878] who died in infancy
  4. Wilfred Egerton
  5. George Vernon

The children were baptised at St Thomas's Church, Claremount

Parker, Hirate
[1860-1???] Born in Grimsby. He was a Draper.

On 15th September 1892, he married Mary Amelia, daughter of Christopher Tate Rhodes, at All Saints' Church, Dudwell

Parker, J.
[18??-19??] Councillor.

He stood unsuccessfully as the Labour candidate in the Election for MP for Halifax [1900]

Parker, James
[18??-19??] He lived at Firth House, Barkisland [1919]

See James Jackson

Parker, Rev James
[18??-19??] MA.

He came from Salendine Nook. Minister at Trinity Road Baptist Church, Halifax [Autumn 1871]. In 1892, he moved to Ilford

Parker, James
[1863-1948] CH.

Born in Louth.

He came to Halifax as a navvy and worked on the construction of Commercial Street.

He was an electrical engineer / a Councillor for Halifax / the first Labour MP for Halifax [1906] / Secretary of the Halifax Independent Labour Party [15th February 1909].

He was made an Honorary Freeman of the Borough on 9th May 1919

He married Clara [1866-1933].

Clara died 13th April 1933 (aged 67).

James died 11th February 1948 (aged 84).

The couple were buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax

Parker, Jim
[1891-1918] Son of Betsy & William Parker of 8 Savile Road, Elland.

Born in Elland.

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

He died 11th October 1918.

He was buried at the Wellington Cemetery, Rieux-en-Cambresis [Sp Mem A 9].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial

Parker, John
[16??-16??] Of Halifax. In 1667, he issued tradesmen's tokens bearing the Drapers' arms

Parker, John
[17??-18??] Hatter in Halifax [1786]

Parker, John
[1719-1???] Of Stansfield. One of the coiners.

The official notice of 1769 for his arrest described him as

JOHN PARKER, late of Shackleton, in Stansfield, Stuff Maker, aged about Fifty, and about Five Feet ten Inches high, is a thin Man, wears his own Hair, which is of a saddish Flaxen Colour, and a little bushy; he is thinnish visaged, and has remarkable thick Lips, wears an old blue Coat and Waistcoat, and is shabbily dressed

Parker, Rev John
[1725-1793] Born in Barnoldswick. He was Minister at Wainsgate Chapel [1790-1792]. He published some moral and religious verses. He died at Wainsgate. He was buried at Barnoldswick. Dr John Fawcett wrote a sketch of his life and character [1794]

Parker, John
[18??-19??] Quarry owner at Delph End Quarry, Pecket Well [1905]

Parker, John
[1818-1884] Born in Wadsworth.

He was landlord of the Neptune Inn, Hebble End [1861, 1881] / a farmer of 3½ acres [1881]

On 16th May 1841, he married Hannah Cockroft [1821-1890] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Sarah [1842-1904] who married Hartley Platt
  2. Elizabeth Ann [1849-1916] who married Thomas Horsfall
  3. Susannah [1851-1921] who married Richard Sutcliffe Binns

The family lived at 36 High Street, Hebden Bridge [1890].

Hannah died 4th October 1890.

Probate records show that she left a personal estate valued at £271 6/10d.

The will was proved by Richard Sutcliffe Binns.

Members of the family were buried at Hebden Bridge Parish Church: John [20th June 1884]; Hannah [8th October 1890]

Parker, John
[1824-1???] Born in Northowram.

He was a stone dresser [1881].

He married Elizabeth [b 1828].

Children:

  1. Frances [b 1854] who was a worsted weaver [1881] and married (1) James Brandwood and (2) William Hey
  2. Oliver [b 1858] who was a stone quarryman [1881]
  3. Nelson [b 1862] who was a worsted overlooker [1881]
  4. Wallace [b 1865] who was an iron moulder apprentice [1881]
  5. Wright [b 1870] who was a worsted mill hand & scholar [1881]
  6. Martha [b 1872]

The family lived at Pule Hill, Northowram [1881].

John was dead by 1901

Parker, John
[1845-1993] Born in Armley.

He was a cotton carder [1869].

On 28th March 1869, he married Sarah Mitton [1850-1943] in Halifax.


Sarah was born in Elland
 

Children:

  1. David [1869-1972]
  2. Mary Elizabeth [b 1871]
  3. Ambrose
  4. Ernest [1879-1953] who was an under foreman, (cotton finishing) 
  5. Sam [b 1880] who was a silk waste dresser
  6. Barbara [b 1883]
  7. Annie [b 1885]
  8. Arthur [1887-1896]
  9. Walter [b 1892] who was a silk waste dresser

The family lived at 10 Sugden Yard, Wakefield Road, Brighouse

Parker, John Fredrick
[1880-1913] Son of Abraham Parker.

Born in Brighouse.

He was a wire drawer [1901] / a thick wire drawer [1911]

In [Q4] 1909, he married Charlotte Locke [1883-19??] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Phillis [b 1910] who was a granddaughter [1911]

In 1911, the family were living with John Fredrick's parents at 38 Police Street, Brighouse

Parker, John William
[18??-1917] His parents lived at Mount Tabor.

He was a driver for Webster's Brewery.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. child
  2. child

The family lived at 21 Glen Vale, Siddal.

During World War I, he enlisted [1916] with the Lincolnshire Regiment then transferred to (10032) 17 Company Labour Corps.

He was killed by shell fire after 3 days at the Front [26th September 1917].

He was buried at the Railway Chateau Cemetery [A16].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Saint Mary's Church, Halifax, and on the Memorial at Mount Tabor Wesleyan Methodist Chapel

Parker, N.
[18??-191?] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

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

Parker, R. D.
[18??-191?] He was a member of Halifax Golf Club, Ogden. He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Golf Club, Ogden

Parker, Richard
[1853-1???] Son of William Parker, labourer.

Born in Piddington, Oxfordshire.

He was a mason of Warley [1876] / a stone waller mason [1881] / a stone mason [1891, 1901].

In 1876, he married Mary Ann Franks [1856-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary Ann, of Warley, was born in West Hartlepool, Durham, the daughter of Richard Franks, contractor
 

Children:

  1. Charley F [b 1877] who was a velvet tenter [1891]
  2. Willie
  3. Ernest [b 1881] who was a doffer cotton [1891]
  4. Lora [b 1882]
  5. Edith [b 1885] who was a woollen spinner [1901], married [1901] Walter James Clay and was widowed [1911]
  6. Richard Edwin [b 1887] who was a mason [1901]
  7. Gladys [b 1891]
  8. Jim [b 1893]
  9. George
  10. Eva [b 1896]

The family lived at

  • Violet Place, Tuel Lane, Sowerby Bridge [1881]
  • Norland [1891]
  • Hollin, Norland [1901]

Some time before 1911, Mary Ann, Richard & George – and possibly other children – emigrated to Canada. They were living at Calgary, Alberta [1916].

During World War I, 4 sons – including Ernest who was hospitalised in Brighton with the effects of exposure and George who died in the War - and son-in-law (Mr Hall) enlisted in Canada

Parker, Richard James
[1874-1925] Born in Barkisland.

On 21st May 1904, he married Winifred Edith Greenwood in Ripponden.


Winifred Edith was the daughter of
John Greenwood
 

Children:

  1. George Herbert [b 1908]
  2. Edith [b 1909]
  3. twins John Winston [2nd August 1911-11th September 1911]
  4. Mary Winifred [2nd August 1911-31st August 1911]

Winifred Edith died after giving birth to the twins [2nd August 1911]

Parker, Robert
[1731-1796] Born in Slaidburn in the Forest of Bowland.

His family moved to Halifax where he became a well-known lawyer, famous for his pursuit of the Cragg Vale Coiners.

See John Marshall and James Wigglesworth

Parker, Robert
[1759-1825] Son of Robert Parker. He was a weakling and an epileptic.

He was one of the subscribers to the Leeds Infirmary [1792].

For the last 35 years of his life, he lived in the household of the Rev Paul Belcher, Rector of Heather near Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire.

He died unmarried

Parker, Robert
[1798-1856] Halifax attorney.

Only son of Alexander North Parker, attorney of Newton in Bowland, who was godson of, and a former articled clerk of, Robert Parker.

The 2 Robert Parkers were not directly related.

He came to Halifax and, from 1823 to 1856, he practised at Number 6, The Square. From 1823 to 1826, he was in partnership with James Wigglesworth as Wigglesworth & Parker.

He lived at Number 6, The Square from 1823, then at Barum Top from 1839. In 1847, he took a lease of Clare Hall, and bought the property in 1853.

In 1826, he was appointed steward of the estates of Anne Lister, who described him as

coming from a very good family, and was a gentleman but not very clever

and he held this position after her death in 1841 until the death of Ann Walker in 1854.

He was one of the subscribers to John Horner's book Buildings in the Town & Parish of Halifax [1835].

He died in London where he had gone to seek medical advice.

He was unmarried

Parker, Robert
[1870-1???] Son of Francis Parker, game keeper.

Born in Redmile, Leicestershire.

He was a mason of Clarence Square, Halifax [1892] / a builder & contractor [1901] / a mason and builder [1911]

In 1892, he married Lilly May Shuttleworth [1866-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Lilly May was born in Knottingley, the daughter of Edmond Shuttleworth, ship builder.

She was working as a servant to John Henry Helliwell [1891]

 

Children:

  1. Irene [b 1894] who was an assistant to Lily Ingram (confectioner) at 90 Parkinson Lane [1911]
  2. Clement [b 1896] who was a joiner's apprentice [1911]
  3. Edmund
  4. Frank Leslie [b 1899]
  5. Lilian Gladys [b 1903]

The children were all called Shuttleworth Parker.

The family lived at

Parker, Ronald
[1916-1944] Son of Edith R. Smith & Oscar Parker of Halifax.

He was educated at Moorside School, Ovenden / employed by Drake's Limited.

In [Q4] 1939, he married Miriam Pickard in Halifax.

They lived at 11 Drake Street, Boothtown, Halifax.

During World War II, he enlisted as an Aircraftman [1939], and served as a Flight Lieutenant with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He died 6th March 1944 (aged 28).

He was buried at the Maynamati War Cemetery [4 B 14].

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

Parker, T.
[1???-1???] Dispensing chemist at Crown Street, Halifax

Parker, Thomas
[17??-1805] Of Halifax.

He died [April 1805] at Ashton-under-Lyne, of the hydrophobia, in consequence of the bite of a mad dog

Parker, Thomas
[18??-19??] A machine maker in Halifax.

On 2nd July 1900, he was one of the jurors sworn on the Grand Jury at the Midsummer Quarter Sessions for the West Riding at the Bradford Court House

Parker, Thomas
[1825-1887] Of Horley Green.

Son of William Parker.

Born in Halifax.

He was an apprentice woolsorter [1841] / a bookkeeper then salesman with James Akroyd & Son [for 30 years] / a member of Halifax Town Council [for 10 years] / president of the Claremount branch of the Working Men's Conservative League / a member of the building committee at St Thomas's Church / a churchwarden at St Thomas's Church / a patron of St Thomas's Cricket Club / a woollen manufacturer at Claremount.

Around 1850, he began to build in the area, supported and encouraged by George Beaumont, and this became known as Beaumont Town.

Around 1875, he built a weaving shed at Claremount. He employed 85 persons [1881].

In October 1864, he chaired a meeting at which it was decided to change the name Beaumont Town to Claremont, and that a large board should be put up at the top of New Bank with the word Claremont on it

On 5th November 1846, married Jane Whittaker [1826-1899].


Jane was the daughter of Henry Whittaker
 

Children:

  1. Harry
  2. Charles
  3. Thomas
  4. Lily [1848-1899] who married William Aske
  5. Fanny
  6. Elizabeth
  7. Ann
  8. Emily
  9. Lucy
  10. Margaret

The couple were buried at St Thomas the Apostle, Claremount, in the family vault there

Parker, Thomas
[1869-1951] He was a piano & music dealer [1911] / organist of York Street Wesleyan Chapel [1885-1942].

In [Q3] 1890, he married (1) Annie (Hannah) Mary Sutcliffe [1869-1914] in Todmorden.

Children:

  1. John Edward [1891-1977] who was a music student [1911]

On 9th November 1915, he married (2) Alice Louise Waring [1878-1974] at The Primitive Methodist Chapel in Oldham. Children:

  1. Alice [1919-1920]

The family lived at 32 Halifax Road, Todmorden.

Members of the family were buried at Mankinholes Wesleyan Methodist Chapel

Parker, Thomas Edmundson
[1826-1875] Of Burnley. A distant cousin of Robert Parker. In 1849, he contacted Robert Parker who found him a place as a solicitor's clerk in Leeds. In his will, Robert Parker entailed Clare Hall and other properties on Thomas Edmundson. One of the other properties was The Heaning in Newton in the parish of Slaidburn. Thomas Edmundson lived at The Heaning for the rest of his life

Parker, Titus Henry
[18??-1???] Son of Mary Elizabeth and Benjamin M. Parker.

He became a solicitor at Newport, Monmouthshire.

He died without issue

Parker, Tom
[17??-18??] A popular Yorkshire tenor.

In 1825, he joined the choir at Illingworth Church.

Every Sunday, he walked from his home in Haworth to Illingworth to sing at the church

Parker, Tom
[1898-1917] Of Todmorden.

Born in Walsden [13th September 1898].

Baptised at St Peter's, Walsden [5th February 1905].

He was a member of St Peter's Church, Walsden & Choir.

He lived at Bottoms, Walsden.

During World War I, he enlisted [January 1915], and served as a Driver with Guards Div. Ammunition Col. Royal Field Artillery.

He was in France from June 1915.

He was killed by an aerial bomb [27th July 1917] (aged 19).

He was buried at the Canada Farm Cemetery [II A 15].

He is remembered on Todmorden War Memorial

Parker, Wallace
[1891-1918]

He married Annie Elizabeth.

They lived at 8 Scarborough Street, King Cross, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 1st/4th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment.

He died 10th April 1918 (aged 27).

He is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial [4], and on Luddendenfoot War Memorial

Parker, Walter
[1887-1916] Born in Burnley.

He was employed by the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Company / a member of Halifax Borough Police.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. daughter

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 8th Battalion East Lancashire Regiment.

He died 15th July 1916 (aged 29).

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

Parker, Wilfred Egerton
[1880-1964] Son of Henry Parker.

Born in Halifax.

He was a bank cashier [1905].

On 7th May 1905, he married Ethel May Thompson [1881-1937] in Potternewton.


Ethel May was born in Doncaster
 

Children:

  1. Vivian Egerton [1908-1929]
  2. John Goodyear [1909-1995]

Wilfred died in Woolwich [11th March 1964].

Ethel Mary died in Pateley Bridge [1937]

Parker, William
[1???-18??] Partner in Beck & Parker.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Charles [1???-1834]

The announcement of son Charles's death described him as

son of Mr William Parker, of the firm Beck and Parker, public brewers, Halifax, and one of the Society of Friends

Parker, William
[1???-18??] Ale and porter brewer at 6 Stone Trough Lane, Halifax [1829].

He lived at 14 Ward's End, Halifax [1829]

Parker, William
[1796-18??] He was publican at the Top Room of the Union Cross, Halifax [1841].

He married Lucy [1796-1864].

Children:

  1. James [b 1820] who was a joiner [1841]
  2. Elizabeth [b 1823]
  3. Thomas
  4. George Lister

By 1851, William was dead and Lucy was innkeeper at the Black Lion, Halifax [1845, 1851].

In 1861, Lucy was living with son George Lister and family

Parker, William
[18??-1???] He took over Jeremiah Stead's School after Stead's death in 1868.

In 1873, he left to become Ovenden Postmaster

Parker, William
[18??-18??] Beerhouse keeper at Mixenden.


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

 

Recorded in August 1859, when he was fined 30/-, including costs, for having his house open for the sale of beer at illegal hours

Parker, William
[1864-19??] Born in Midgley.

He was a steam engine maker smith [1901] / a blacksmith [1911]

In 1890, he married Elizabeth Ann Clegg [1864-19??] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Harry

The family lived at

  • 11 Sowerby Street, Sowerby Bridge [1901]
  • 15 Sowerby Street, Sowerby Bridge [1911]

Living with them in 1911 was brother-in-law Tom Clegg [aged 53] (tailor) "

Parker, William
[1873-1944] Born in Halifax

He was a dyer's labourer [1897].

On 26th December 1897, he married Mary Fossey in Halifax.


Mary was the daughter of
George Fossey
 

Children:

  1. Ann Elizabeth [1898-1903]
  2. Clara [1900-1908]
  3. Florence [b 1903]
  4. Nelly [b 1905]
  5. Amy [b 1907]
  6. John [b 1909]

The children were born in Halifax

Parker, William Normington
[1839-1904] Or William Normanton Parker.

Of Halifax.

On 17th January 1861, he married Selina Davidson in Halifax.


Selina was the daughter of
Thomas Davidson at Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Harry Davidson (Parker) [1863-1870]
  2. a daughter

Son Harry was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3472] with his Davidson grandparents.

Parker, Willie
[1879-1???] Son of Richard Parker.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was a twister piecer cotton [1891] / a mason & contractor (employer) [1911].

Around 1899, he married Emma Jane [1880-19??].


Emma Jane was born in Norland
 

Children:

  1. Doris [b 1900]
  2. Nelly [b 1903]
  3. Charlie [b 1905]
  4. Maggie [b 1906]

The family lived at North View, Sowerby Bridge [1911].

Living with them [in 1911] was Willie's widowed sister Edith Clay

 

Parker surname

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

There are over 60 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Parker, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Parker:


Baptism 1855; Marriages 1800, 1807, 1808, 1858, 1864, 1887, 1901, 1911, 1915, 1930, 1935, 1943; Deaths 1899, 1900, 1907
 




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