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Albert Sugden [1867-19??]
Albert Goldthorp Sugden [1876-1968]
Alfred Sugden [1849-1910]
Mrs Annie Sugden [18??-1957]
Arnold Sugden [1873-1926]
Arnold Sugden [1892-1916]
Arthur William Sugden [1874-19??]
Benjamin Sugden [18??-1???]
Brigadier General Richard Edgar Sugden [1871-1951]
Copley Sugden [1842-1863]
Daniel Holgate Sugden [1794-1846]
David Goldthorp Sugden [1820-1871]
Edward Sugden [1844-1911]
Ernest Sugden [1889-1917]
Fanny Sugden [1832-1854]
Frederick Henry Sugden [1828-1859]
Frederick Morris Sugden [1880-19??]
Geoffrey Michael Sugden [1915-1953]
George Frederick Sugden [1872-1956]
George Highley Sugden [1911-2005]
George Theseus Sugden [1871-1946]
H. E. Sugden [18??-19??]
Henry Sugden [1837-1902]
Herbert Sugden [18??-19??]
J. Sugden [1???-1???]
J. Sugden [18??-19??]
James Sugden [1800-1861]
James Sugden [1840-1913]
James Sugden [1843-1897]
James Stansfield Sugden [18??-19??]
John Sugden [16??-1706]
John Sugden [1708-1???]
John Sugden [1738-1790]
Dr John Sugden [1772-1825]
John Sugden [1811-1891]
John Sugden [1824-1898]
John Furness Sugden [1897-1969]
John Robinson Sugden [1812-1858]
Joseph Sugden [17??-18??]
Joseph Sugden [1772-1840]
Joseph Sugden [1775-18??]
Joseph Sugden [18??-1???]
Joseph Sugden [18??-1???]
Joseph Sugden [1815-1877]
Joseph Sugden [1838-1884]
Joseph Sutcliffe Sugden [1826-1886]
Joseph William Sugden [1841-1896]
Katharine Louisa Sugden [1877-19??]
Kaye Aspinall Ramsden Sugden [1880-1966]
Mary Goldthorp Sugden [1879-1923]
Misses Sugden
Morris Sugden [1844-1???]
Peter Goldthorp Sugden [1914-1943]
Rachel Ethel Sugden [1874-1949]
Ralph Sugden [1879-1948]
Richard Sugden [1???-18??]
Richard Sugden [1840-1922]
Richard Sugden [1910-2009]
Samuel Sugden [1???-18??]
Samuel Sugden [1680-1720]
Samuel Sugden [1800-1833]
Mrs Sarah Elizabeth Sugden [18??-1912]
Smith Driver Sugden [1895-1916]
T. B. Sugden [18??-1???]
Sir Theodore Morris Sugden [1919-1984]
Thomas Sugden [1784-18??]
Thomas Sugden [1798-1876]
Thomas Sugden [18??-18??]
Thomas Harold Sugden [1877-1949]
Thomas Pullan Sugden [1835-1???]
Tom Sugden [1885-1916]
Walter Sugden [18??-1???]
Whitfield Sugden [1867-1919]
Sir Wilfrid Hart Sugden [1879-1960]
William Sugden [18??-18??]
William Sugden [1830-1884]
William Sugden [1874-1917]
William Arthur Sugden [1850-1909]
Yvonne Sugden [19??-19??]
Zaccheus Sugden [1817-1900] 


Sugden, Albert
[1867-19??] Son of Hinuss [?] Sugden, driver.

Born in Bradford.

He was a driver of Parish? Gates [1887] / a cart driver [1891] / a stone mason's labourer [1901] / a stone sawer (quarry) [1911].

He married 1887 Emma Alice Hines [1867-19??] at St Thomas's Church, Claremount.


Emma Alice (father unknown) lived in Parker Street
 

Children:

  1. Thomas [b 1890] who was a packer (worsted mill) [1911]
  2. Arnold
  3. James [b 1898] who was a doffer (worsted mill) [1911]
  4. Doris [b 1901]
  5. Jennie [b 1902]

The children were born in Halifax.

The family lived at

  • 13 Whitegate Terrace, Southowram [1891]
  • 7 St Peter Street, Akroydon [1901]
  • 14 Jubilee Road, Siddal, Halifax [1911]

Sugden, Albert Goldthorp
[1876-1968] Son of Richard Sugden.

Born 29th November 1876.

He and his brothers, Richard and George, continued the family business.

In [Q1] 1920, he married Mary Jennings in Knaresborough.


Mary was the daughter of John Bartholomew Jennings
 

He died 17th March 1968

Sugden, Alfred
[1849-1910] Born in Idle.

He was landlord of the Horse & Jockey, Brighouse [from 1st July 1899].

In 1870, he married Mary Jane Atkinson [1851-19??] from Idle, in Bradford.

Children:

  1. Sarah Jane [b 1871] who married Thomas Hiley
  2. Eva [b 1874] who married Henry Reynolds
  3. Anne [b 1878]
  4. Benjamin [b 1882]
  5. Joseph [b 1885]

The family lived at

  • Harper's Houses, Idle [1871]
  • 84 Highfield Road, Idle [1881]
  • Lillands Lane, Rastrick [1891]
  • 133 Halifax Road, Brighouse [1911]

Sugden, Mrs Annie
[18??-1957] She was a widow and died at 87 Bradford Road, Brighouse [26th March 1957].


Question: Does anyone know who her husband was?

 

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £1,194 9/11d. Probate was granted to Ellen Sykes (widow) 

Sugden, Arnold
[1873-1926] Son of Henry Sugden.

He was buried at Bridge End Cemetery alongside his parents

Sugden, Arnold
[1892-1916] Son of Albert Sugden.

He was a member of Square Chapel P. S. A / a glazer at brickworks [1911, 1914] / employed by Oates & Green Limited / employed by Messrs Smith, Cinder Hills, Siddal.

In 1914, he married Edith Milnes [1892-19??] at All Saints' Church, Dudwell.


Edith, of 4 Swift Street, Salterhebble, Halifax, was the daughter of Arthur Milnes, joiner
 

Children:

  1. Nora [b 1916]

The family lived at

  • 5 Goodall's Terrace, Salterhebble
  • 4 Swift Street, Salterhebble [1916]

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

He was wounded in the leg and arm, and his leg had to be amputated.

He died of wounds [22nd November 1916] (aged 24).

He was buried at the Etaples Military Cemetery [XX B 7]

Sugden, Arthur William
[1874-19??] Son of Morris Sugden.

On 18th July 1900, he married Janet (Jessie) Lorimer.

at West End Congregational Church, Sowerby Bridge.


Jessie was the youngest daughter of William H. Lorimer of Concrete Villa, Tuel Lane
 

Sugden, Benjamin
[18??-1???] He was an overlooker [1885].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Harriet Ann [1865-1???] who married Charles Sharp

The family lived at Clipster Hall, Siddal [1885]

Sugden, Brigadier General Richard Edgar
[1871-1951] Aka R.E..

Son of Richard Sugden

See George Crowther

Sugden, Copley
[1842-1863] Son of Joseph Sugden.

He was an assistant drysalter [1861].

He died of sunstroke in Ningpo, China [6th July 1863] (aged 21).


Question: Does anyone know why he was in China? Was it in connection with his father's business?

 

There is a memorial to him in Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 394]

Sugden, Daniel Holgate
[1794-1846] Aka Dan.

Son of Joseph Sugden.

Born in Bradford.

He was a cloth-worker / landlord of the Shoulder of Mutton, Halifax [1822, 1829] / landlord of the Talbot, Halifax [from 1834].

He played the contra-basso / double-bass, and became a prominent organist and musician of Halifax. He studied with Thomas Stopford.

He was associated with the Halifax Choral Society and he was the first conductor of the Halifax Sunday School Jubilee Sings.

He gave singing lessons to Mrs Susan Sunderland, concentrating on her rendering of sacred music. He introduced her to the Halifax Choral Society.

He appeared many times with Mrs Sunderland: on 28th November 1838, December 1842, 26th December 1843, and 25th March 1845

He was described as

one of the ablest musicians in the West Riding

He ran an academy in Petticoat Lane, Halifax.

He taught Anne Lister to play the flute.

In 1835, he sued the inhabitants of Agbrigg and Morley, for the injuries sustained during the window-breaking riots on 6th January 1835. The Jury awarded damages of £90, against the £93 13/4d which he had claimed.

On 15th September 1817, he married (1) Frances Fenton [1796-1823] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. John [1819-1840]

On 16th October 1823, he married (2) Mary Heavysege at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary was the daughter of Thomas Heavysege
 

Children:

  1. Frederick [1825-1827]
  2. Sarah Frances [1827-1915]
  3. Eliza Emma [1830-1915] who married Dickinson Edleston

He died 2nd July 1846 (aged 53).

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £300.

The epitaph on his memorial in Halifax Parish Church is recorded in the book Monumental & Other Inscriptions

After his death, Mary took over at the Talbot [1850].

He is mentioned in Graptolite's Stray Notes on Bradshaw. Members of the family were buried in Halifax Parish Church: Frances [14th May 1823]; Frederick [30th December 1827]; John [12th February 1840]; Katy [7th March 1844]; Dan [12th July 1846]

Sugden, David Goldthorp
[1820-1871] Son of Thomas Sugden.

Around 1842, he joined the family business – Thomas Sugden & Son Limited.

He was a successful businessman and a musician.

He subscribed £300 to the formation of the Brighouse Town Hall Company [1866].

He ran the family's flour mill until his death.

On 1st November 1848, he married (1) Mary Bateman at Hartshead Church.


Mary was the daughter of Joshua Bateman
 

On 23rd May 1850, Mary gave birth to a daughter, but died 6 days later [29th May 1850] (aged 23).

David had the child baptised Mary Bateman Sugden at Hartshead Church [21st June 1850].

On 13th August 1851, he married (2) Lucy Bateman [1826-1852] at St Peter's Church, Bradford (Bradford Cathedral).


Lucy was the eldest daughter of Samuel Bateman
 

On 27th June 1852, Lucy gave birth to a daughter.

Lucy died 6 months later [6th December 1852].

David had the child baptised Lucy Bateman Sugden [14th June 1853]. They lived at Bonegate House, Brighouse [1871].

He died after falling down area steps in Church Street, Brighouse.

He was buried at Bridge End Congregational Church, Brighouse in the family vault

In [Q2] 1859, he married (3) Fanny Tetley in Bradford.

Children:

  1. child
  2. child

Sugden, Edward
[1844-1911] Son of James Sugden.

Born in Stainland.

In 1861, he took over his father's bookselling business.

In 1868, he married Hannah Sutcliffe. Hannah was the sister of Ben Sutcliffe who married Edward's sister, Eliza Ellen.

They had no children

Sugden, Ernest
[1889-1917] Son of James Stansfield Sugden.

He worked for Blackburn Aircraft, Leeds.

In [Q3] 1914, he married Mary Gladys Denham in Halifax.

Children:

  1. child

During World War I, he enlisted [February 1917], and served as a Private with the 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He died 22nd November 1917 (aged 28).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial [2 & 3], on Brighouse War Memorial, and on Rastrick War Memorial.

In [Q4] 1923, Mary Gladys married Thomas Badrock in Halifax.

They lived at 2 Woodhouse Lane, Brighouse

Sugden, Fanny
[1832-1854] Daughter of Thomas Sugden.

On 11th May 1853, she married Rev Theophilus Lessey, an Independent minister from Barnsbury, London, at Square Chapel, Halifax.

She died the following year at St George's Villas, Islington [28th October 1854] (aged 22) 

Sugden, Frederick Henry
[1828-1859] Of Halifax.

He married Mary [1832-1860].

Children:

  1. Dan Holgate [1852-1865]
  2. Emma [1857-1861]

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3546]

Sugden, Frederick Morris
[1880-19??] He was a company secretary for ??.

In 1914, he married Florence Chadwick.

Children:

  1. Theodore Morris

Sugden, Geoffrey Michael
[1915-1953] Son of Richard Edgar Sugden.

He lived at 95 Huddersfield Road, Brighouse.

He committed suicide – by gassing himself – after being spurned by his girlfriend

Sugden, George Frederick
[1872-1956] JP.

Son of Richard Sugden.

Born 15th November 1872.

He and his brothers, Richard and Albert, continued the family business.

He became an Independent Councillor for Brighouse Central Ward in 1908. He held the position until he became Mayor of Brighouse [1922-1925]. He was made an Honorary Freeman of the Borough of Brighouse on 2nd September 1943..

On 20th June 1906, he married Daisy Highley, at Halifax Parish Church.


Daisy was born in Halifax, the daughter of Robert Highley
 

Children:

  1. Jean [1907-1967]
  2. Richard
  3. George Highley
  4. Rhona [b 1914]

The family lived at

He died at Woodbank [30th December 1956].

His funeral took place at Park Wood Crematorium.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £40,170 19/4d. Probate was granted to sons Richard Sugden and George Highley Sugden

Sugden, George Highley
[1911-2005] MC, OBE.

Aka Hickey.

Son of George Frederick Sugden.

He was educated at Shrewsbury.

He worked with flour-mill engineers Henry Simon Limited at Stockport and in Belgium.

During World War II, he served in the Middle East, and he was awarded 2 MCs for action in North Africa.

He remained with Henry Simon Limited and became joint Managing Director.

He was also Managing Director of the Sugden family business – Thomas Sugden & Son Limited.

In his latter years, he lived at Chapel-en-le-Frith

Sugden, George Theseus
[1871-1946] Born in Apperley Bridge.

He married (1) Unknown.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Harry

In [Q2] 1908, he married Betsy Ann Stansfield in Halifax.


Betsy Ann was the daughter of
James Stansfield
 

They had no children.

George died in Bingley [7th December 1946]

Betsy Ann died in Calverley [9th February 1956].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £1,118 3/6d to George's sons John & Harry

Sugden, H. E.
[18??-19??] In 1889, he opened Slead Mills, Brighouse for business spinning worsted yarns

Sugden, Henry
[1837-1902] JP, CC.

Fifth son of Thomas Sugden.

Born 24th February 1837

He went to school in Wakefield and in Sheffield. He and brother Richard were pupils at Stone Grove High School, Eccleshall, Broomhill, Sheffield [1851].

He left the family's milling business to work in the cotton industry with John Whiteley at Ripponden, and then went into partnership with Charles Jones Ormerod as Ormerod & Sugden in Elland.

He regularly attended the Tuesday cotton market in Manchester, and the Thursday market in Bradford.

After a disastrous fire at Grove Mills, Elland, he left Ormerod to set up H. & J. Sugden at George Street Mills, Brighouse.

He was a Brighouse Alderman.

He subscribed £50 to the formation of the Brighouse Town Hall Company [1866]. In 1881, he was elected to the County Council. In 1893, he was elected to the first Brighouse Borough Council, and was president of the local Liberal association – see Brighouse Municipal Elections of 1893. He declined suggestions that he stand for Mayor. In 1891, he became a Justice of the Peace. He stood as Liberal Candidate in the Elland Parliamentary election of 1900.

On 4th January 1860, he married (1) Elizabeth Wood Exley [1838-1870] at St Peter's Church, Warmfield. Children:

  1. Ernest Henry [1861-1934]
  2. Frederic [1863-1878]
  3. Frank [1870-1936] who was a master mariner

In [Q3] 1872, he married (2) Louisa Holdsworth [1848-1916] in Halifax.


Louisa was born in Hartshead.

She supported Brighouse Girls' Secondary School, and the British & Foreign Bible Society

 

Children:

  1. Arnold
  2. Katharine Louisa
  3. Ralph

The family lived at

  • Woodfield, Brighouse Wood Lane
  • Canal Lodge, Brighouse

Henry died 30th September 1902.

Members of the family were buried at Bridge End Congregational Church, Brighouse in the family vault there.

A bust of him was placed in the Rydings library [May 1904].

The Sugden Memorial Hall was erected in his honour

Sugden, Herbert
[18??-19??] In 1910, he married Eliza Ann Ellis in Wyke

Sugden, J.
[1???-1???] Coal merchant. He had business at Lister Lane, Halifax and 6 St Paul's Coal Depot, Parkinson Lane [1936]

Sugden, J.
[18??-19??] House and engine coal dealer at Bull Green, Halifax [1916]

Sugden, James
[1800-1861] Son of Mary and Dan Sugden.

Born at Kirkburton, Huddersfield.

He was bookseller at Stainland [1834] / bookbinder [1841] / bookbinder and tea dealer [1851] / bookseller and stationer [1855] / Wesleyan preacher [1861].

In May 1823, he married Ann Whiteley [1806-1882] from Stainland, at St Peter's Church, Huddersfield.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Joseph Sutcliffe
  3. Thomas [1828-1846]
  4. Mary Ann [b 1829] who married Joseph Bottomley
  5. Sarah [1832-1905] who married William Sutcliffe
  6. Eliza Ellen [1834-1903] who married Ben Sutcliffe
  7. stillborn child [late 1830s]
  8. stillborn child [late 1830s]
  9. James
  10. Edward
  11. Hannah Elizabeth [1847-1852]
  12. William Arthur

The family lived at

They became members of the Providence Chapel in Stainland where their first 6 children were baptised between 1824 and 1834. When Stainland Wesleyan Methodist Chapel opened in 1840, they seemed to have joined the congregation there because their last 4 surviving children were baptised there.

James died of chronic kidney disease at Stainland [3rd December 1861].

After James's death, his son Edward took over the bookselling business.

Members of the family were buried at Stainland Wesleyan Chapel [Plot Number 1-180]

Sugden, James
[1840-1913] Son of James Sugden.

Born in Stainland.

In 1865, he married Hannah Whiteley.

Children:

  1. Frederick [b 1866]
  2. James Henry [b 1868]
  3. Thomas Edward [b 1871]
  4. Hannah Louise [b 1872]
  5. Charles Edmund [b 1874]
  6. John [b 1875]
  7. Lilian Maud [b 1878]
  8. Victor [b 1881]
  9. William Octavius [b 1882]
  10. Annie Elizabeth [b 1885]

Sugden, James
[1843-1897] Of Clifton. Youngest son of Thomas Sugden.

Partner in H. & J. Sugden with his brother, Henry

Sugden, James Stansfield
[18??-19??]

In [Q4] 1871, he married Ruth Pollard [18??-1???] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Ernest

The family lived at 7 Marion Street, Brighouse. James was dead by 1917

Sugden, John
[16??-1706] Of Ox Heys Farm

Sugden, John
[1708-1???] Son of Samuel Sugden.

Baptised 1708.

He married Elizabeth.

Children:

  1. daughter
  2. daughter
  3. John

Sugden, John
[1738-1790] Son of John Sugden.

Born in Bradford.

He was a farmer at Shelf [1769] / a stuffmaker [1776] / a manufacturer of woollen and worsted goods / Overseer of the Highways [1779] He was also involved in local affairs and Overseer of the Highways [with John Stocks 1779]

On 31st July 1769, he married Sarah Ellison at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Elizabeth [b 1774]
  3. Joseph [b 1776]
  4. Samuel [b 1778]
  5. Sarah [b 1780]
  6. Mary
  7. William
  8. Thomas [b 1787]

In 1787, they took a poor child of the parish into the household – Samuel Oxley (aged 8) - as an apprentice.

He set up home at North House, Clayton Heights, Bradford, property bought by his father in 1745.

In 1776, he moved to Shelf and bought Lower Witchfield House, Shelf with 21 acres of land to the north of the Farm and Upper Witchfield House, Shelf.

Around 1789, he began to construct a large wind-driven corn grinding mill and malthouse on the highest point of his Upper Witchfield land. This mill, with its complex internal machinery, would have been a costly business. There is evidence to show that, at the time of his death, he was experiencing serious financial difficulties. He mortgaged some of his lands in Wibsey and borrowed money from Bradford merchants.

He died intestate.

See Blackburn & Sugden Colliery, Shelf and The Sugden family of Shelf

Sugden, Dr John
[1772-1825] Son of John Sugden.

He was a local doctor, surgeon and apothecary.

In 1793, he married Frances, daughter of John Turner.

Children:

  1. Samuel
  2. Martha who married William Ellison

He inherited Lower Witchfield House, Shelf and Upper Witchfield House, Shelf. He built houses at Witchfield, Shelf and owned much property in Shelf.

See Blackburn & Sugden Colliery and The Sugden family of Shelf

Sugden, John
[1811-1891] Gentleman.

He lived at 7 Villiers Street, Halifax.

He died 7th May 1891 (aged 80).

He was buried at Stoney Royd Cemetery [C 7 C]

Sugden, John
[1824-1898] Son of James Sugden.

He was an apprentice bookbinder [1841] and became a teacher.

In September 1846, he married Elizabeth, daughter of Ely Sutcliffe. Elizabeth's brother, William Sutcliffe, married John's sister, Sarah.

Children:

  1. child
  2. child
  3. child

After his marriage, they moved to Wigan, then Keighley, then Wakefield.

He left teaching and moved to Warley, where he became a lay missionary,

Sugden, John Furness
[1897-1969] Son of Whitfield Sugden.

He was a brass founder [1945].

He never married.

He travelled widely by steam ship:

  • From Liverpool to the Canary Isles on a round Trip [18th March 1924]
  • From Liverpool to Valparaiso, Chile [4th January 1927]
  • From Liverpool to Manaus, Brazil [15th March 1927]
  • From Valpariso to Plymouth arriving [25th March 1928]

Sugden, John Robinson
[1812-1858] Of Brighouse.

In [Q3] 1837, he married Collinetta Stansfield [1816-1892] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Robinson [1847-1850]

Members of the family were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Sugden, Joseph
[17??-18??] On 14th August 1793, he married Katy Howgate [1774-1844] at St Peter's Bradford

Children:

  1. Joseph
  2. Daniel Holgate

Sugden, Joseph
[1772-1840] Of Halifax.

Son of Joseph Sugden.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Samuel
  2. Dan Holgate
  3. Joseph

He was buried at Halifax Parish Church

Sugden, Joseph
[1775-18??] Of Bradford.

On 11th January 1795, he married Mary Pullan [1779-18??].

Children:

  1. Frances [b 1796] who married [1814] Thomas Brumett
  2. Thomas
  3. Samuel [b 1800] who married [1825] Hannah Aspinall
  4. Sarah [b 1801]
  5. Joseph [b 1803]
  6. William [1805-1831]
  7. Elizabeth [b 1808] who married [1828] Joseph Tetley
  8. Mary [b 1810]
  9. Ann [b 1812]

Sugden, Joseph
[18??-1???] Manufacturer.

He lived at Branxholme House, Bailiff Bridge.

In October 1854, he married Rebecca Hollingsworth, at Hartshead Church


Rebecca eldest was the daughter of John Hollingsworth of Birkby Lane House
 

Sugden, Joseph
[18??-1???] Of Bailiff Bridge.

He married Rebecca Holdsworth in Halifax [Q4 1854].

Children:

  1. Rebecca [b 1857] who died aged 4 months

Daughter Rebecca was buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse with other members of the family

Sugden, Joseph
[1815-1877] Or Joshua.

Son of Joseph Sugden.

He was a drysalter at Halifax [1850] / a member of Halifax Town Council [1855-1864] / a Liberal.

He was an illustrator and political cartoonist who worked under the name of Humphrey Thwackum. His first cartoons appeared during the General Election of 1857.

He was a regular contributor to the Halifax Courier under the pen-name of Josephus.

On 13th March 1836, he married (1) widow Ellen March [1804-1857] from Hunslet.

Children:

  1. Copley
  2. Joseph

Ellen died 28th May 1857 [aged 52].

In 1860, he married (2) a widow Harriet Frances (Fanny) Duncan [1825-1865] from London, at Camberwell, London.


Fanny died in childbirth [3rd February 1865] (aged 40) 
 

Children:

  1. Harry [1862-1913] who was a bank clerk [1881, 1901]
  2. Percy [b 1865] who was an architect's clerk [1881]

The family lived at

In the winter of 1874/1875, he slipped on the ice in Halifax Old Market and suffered serious head injuries. Although he recovered, he lost his sight, and went to live in Blackpool.

He died in Blackpool [22nd May 1877] (aged 61).

There is a memorial to members of the family in Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 394]

Sugden, Joseph
[1838-1884] Son of Joseph Sugden.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

In [Q2] 1867, he married Harriet (Hattie) Scott [1875-1947] in Penrith.


Hattie came from Birstall
 

Children:

  1. Copley Scott [1868-1869] who died aged 1 year 8 months
  2. Stella Scott [b 1878]

The family lived at 25 Hampden Place, Halifax [1881].

Living with them [in 1881] were Joseph's brother Harry and Percy, Hattie's mother Phoebe Scott [aged 77], brother-in-law John Scott [aged 39] (surveyor of taxes), and visitor Mary Oaks [aged 53] (teacher).

There is a memorial to members of the family in Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 394]

Sugden, Joseph Sutcliffe
[1826-1886] Son of James Sugden.

Born in Stainland.

In May 1849, he married (1) Mary Ann Stansfield [1826-1863] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [1850-1855] who died aged 4 years
  2. Thomas Edward [1852-1853] who died aged 11 months
  3. Eliza Jane [b 1854] who married [1878] Mr Porter
  4. John Frederick [1856-1857] who died aged 11 months
  5. Annie [b 1858] who married [1882] Mr Lythgoe
  6. James Arthur [b 1860] who married [1886] Miss Bull
  7. twins Mary Ann [b 1863] who married [1891] Mr Bethell
  8. Martha Hannah [1863-19??]

The last 2 children were born in Bolton, the earlier children were born in Stainland.

His wife, Mary Ann, died in Bolton immediately after giving birth to twins Mary Ann and Martha. Her remains were brought back for burial at Stainland Wesleyan Chapel.

In May 1863, he married (2) Edith (Eady) Allen [18??-1866] in Bolton.

Children:

  1. Ada [1864-1866]
  2. Albert [1866-1871]

In January 1867, he married (3) Mary Platt [1833-1868] in Bolton.

Children:

  1. Amy Helen [b 1869] who married [1892] Mr Pearson
  2. Harriet Kilner [1870-1949]
  3. Emma [1872-1938]
  4. Alice Maud [b 1880] who married [1905] Mr Richardson

In June 1868, he married (4) Ellen Halton in Bolton.

Children:

  1. Joseph [d 1886]
  2. Ellen [d 1908]
  3. child
  4. child

He died in Bolton, Lancashire

Members of the family were buried at Stainland Wesleyan Chapel [Plot Number 1-197]

Sugden, Joseph William
[1841-1896] In 1862, he married Elizabeth Franks [1841-19??] of Tadcaster, in Bradford.

In 1905, Elizabeth was a coal dealer at Lightcliffe Station and lived at Langley Hall, Hipperholme

Sugden, Katharine Louisa
[1877-19??] Daughter of Henry Sugden.

Like her brother Ralph, she went to live in Scotland.

In [Q3] 1901, she married Henry Elkington Smith [1872-1954] in Halifax.


Henry was a doctor from Peterhead in Scotland
 

Sugden, Kaye Aspinall Ramsden
[1880-1966] Youngest son of Richard Sugden.

Born 5th September 1880.

He died 3rd November 1966

He was buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse with his great-uncle Kaye Aspinall and great-aunt Martha

Sugden, Mary Goldthorp
[1879-1923] Daughter of Richard Sugden.

Born 20th May 1879.

She was the first lady member of Brighouse Borough Council [1920].

She died 3rd October 1923.

She was buried at Brighouse Cemetery in her parents' grave

Sugden, Misses
Around 1838, the Misses Sugden and Miss Hoatson ran a private school in Halifax

Sugden, Morris
[1844-1???] Born in Halifax.

He was a cabinet maker employing 1 man & 3 boys [1881] / a cabinet maker [1891] / house furnisher at 16 Town Hall Street, Sowerby Bridge [1903].

He married Ann [1842-1???] from Warley.

Children:

  1. Emily Ann [b 1868]
  2. Helena Ann [b 1871]
  3. Arthur William
  4. Mary Elizabeth [b 1876]
  5. Julia [b 1878]
  6. Frederick Morris [b 1880]
  7. Beatrice Winifred [b 1886]

The family lived at

  • Town Hall Street, Sowerby Bridge [1881, 1891]
  • 16 Town Hall Street, Sowerby Bridge [1901]

Sugden, Peter Goldthorp
[1914-1943] DSC, RN.

Eldest son of Brigadier General Richard Edgar Sugden.

In 1941, he married Penelope Anne Erskine.


Penelope Anne, an Officer in the WRNS, was the fourth daughter of Sir Thomas Erskine of Fife
 

He joined the Navy in 1927.

In October 1941, he was awarded the DSC

for gallantry, determination, and outstanding devotion to duty in an attack on German shipping and harbour works at Kirkenes and Petsamo

He was a Lieut-Commander with the Royal Navy aboard HMS Landrail.

He died as a result of an accident whilst on active service in World War II [16th May 1943] (aged 29).

He was buried at the Cambo Private Burial Ground, Fifeshire

Sugden, Rachel Ethel
[1874-1949] Eldest daughter of Richard Sugden.

Born 2nd February 1874.

She died 12th October 1949

Sugden, Ralph
[1879-1948] Youngest son of Henry Sugden.

Like his sister Katherine Louisa, he went to live in Scotland

On 7th August 1907, he married Edith Annie Sanderson at the West Parish Church, Galashiels.


Edith Annie was the 2nd daughter of W. A. Plummer Sanderson of Burnbrae, Galashiels
 

He lived at Woodfield, Brighouse [1907]

Sugden, Richard
[1???-18??] Letterpress printer at St James's Road, Halifax / Cabbage Lane, Halifax [1829]

Sugden, Richard
[1840-1922] Son of Thomas Sugden.

He and brother Henry were pupils at Stone Grove High School, Ecclesale, Broomhill, Sheffield [1851].

His sons, Richard, George and Albert, continued the family business. He took over the running of the flour mill after the death of his brother, David in 1871, and of his father in 1876.

He was a member of the Brighouse Local Board. He was treasurer of the Brighouse Mechanics' Institute and active in their Saturday evening entertainments. He was a trustee of the Mary Law Charity.

In 1870, he married Sarah Elizabeth, daughter of Joseph Ramsden.

Children:

  1. Richard
  2. George
  3. Rachel
  4. Albert
  5. Thomas
  6. Mary
  7. Kaye Aspinall Ramsden

The family lived at

In 1901, Sarah Elizabeth and son Kaye Aspinall Ramsden were at 37 Bath Street, Southport, (possibly)  attending Sunnyside Hydro Institution

Richard's funeral, and that of Sarah Elizabeth, took place at Park Wood, Elland.

The couple were buried at Brighouse Cemetery

See Kaye Aspinall

Sugden, Richard
[1910-2009] CBE.

Elder son of George Frederick Sugden.

He was educated at Sedbergh School.

He joined the family business – Thomas Sugden & Son Limited.

In 1932, he founded the Young Millers' Section of the National Association of British & Irish Millers.

On 30th April 1935, he married (1) Judith Gertrude Robinson from Heddon Hall, Northumberland.

During World War II, he joined the with the 4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)  (TA) and worked with General Montgomery. He served in the Middle East and the Far East.

After the war, he returned to the family business.

On 2nd May 1947, he married (2) Mrs Sybil Andrews.


Sybil was the second daughter of H. K. Webb of Beaconsfield, and the widow of P/O Harry Andrews RAFVR
 

Children:

  1. David
  2. Paul
  3. Hugh
  4. Keith
and stepson, Michael.

In 1955, he was President of the National Association of British & Irish Millers.

He retired to Linton-in-Craven

Sugden, Samuel
[1???-18??] Son of Joseph Sugden.

He married Mary Luty in Halifax [20th September 1827].

Samuel and Mary were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3546]

Sugden, Samuel
[1680-1720] Baptised in Wibsey.

He moved to Shelf around 1718, and became an early member of the Sugden family of Shelf.

Around 1718, he must have purchased a property in Shelf, as he made a will in July of that year, and described himself as yeoman of Shelf.

He may have been the first owner and occupant of Lower Witchfield Farm and had a dispute with the local people about a well on the property.

On 8th June 1703, he married Mary Birkby from Wibsey, in Bradford.

Children:

  1. John

The family lived at

  • the Reevy area between Wibsey and Shelf [after 1703]
  • Shelf [after 1718]

Sugden, Samuel
[1800-1833] Son of Dr John Sugden.

Baptised 17th December 1828.

Local doctor and surgeon

On 8th December 1827, he married Ann Murgatroyd in Bradford.

Children:

  1. Martha who married James Harrison

Samuel died 18th May 1833 [aged 32]

Sugden, Mrs Sarah Elizabeth
[18??-1912] In July 1913, her children erected a new reredos in St Martin's Parish Church in her memory

Sugden, Smith Driver
[1895-1916] Son of Annie Sugden & Alfred Driver Sugden of 6 John Street, Lane Head, Brighouse.

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

He died 3rd September 1916 (aged 21).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial [6A & 6B], on Brighouse War Memorial,

He is remembered on the Memorial at Brighouse Parish Church

Sugden, T. B.
[18??-1???] He owned Brooksmouth Mill, Brighouse [1895]

Sugden, Sir Theodore Morris
[1919-1984] CBE, ScD, FRS.

Son of Frederick Morris Sugden.

Born at Triangle.

He was educated at Sowerby Bridge & District Secondary School and Jesus College Cambridge. He became a physical chemist. He was knighted in 1983.

There is a memorial to him in St Peter's Church, Sowerby

Sugden, Thomas
[1784-18??] Of Halifax.

On 31st March 1806, he married Martha Charnock.


Martha, was the daughter of
Rev Joseph Charnock
 

Children:

  1. James Charnock [b 1814]
  2. Grace [b 1821]
  3. Priscilla [b 1821]
  4. Robert Bates [1825-1891]

The family lived at Bradford [1841]

Sugden, Thomas
[1798-1876] Son of Joseph Sugden.

Born in Bradford [5th January 1798].

He was apprenticed to a grocer in Bradford.

He came to Brighouse in 1818.

He started business as a grocer in Briggate.

He subsequently established a grocery shop in Parsonage Lane.

Around 1832, he began business as a miller.

With the help of his father-in-law, David Goldthorp, he built and moved to Perseverance Mill, so named because he attributed his success to his own perseverance.

He established the corn milling and malting business of Thomas Sugden & Son between 1829-1832.

He retired around 1860/1.

He was a partner in the Halifax Commercial Banking Company [1853] / Guardian of the Poor for Clifton [1865].

He subscribed £200 to the formation of the Brighouse Town Hall Company [1866].

On 27th September 1819, he married Mary Goldthorp.


Mary was the daughter of David Goldthorp
 

Children:

  1. David Goldthorp
  2. Joseph [b 1826] who was a worsted manufacturer [1851]
  3. Mary [b 1826]
  4. William
  5. Fanny
  6. Thomas Pullan
  7. Henry
  8. Richard
  9. James

The family lived at

Thomas was a widower by 1861.

He died at Slead House, Brighouse [4th November 1876].

He was buried at Bridge End Congregational Church, Brighouse in the family vault

Sugden, Thomas
[18??-18??] Of Brighouse.

He married Mary.

Children:

  1. Mary [1823-1844]
  2. George [1828-1834]
  3. Joseph

Members of the family were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Sugden, Thomas Harold
[1877-1949] Son of Richard Sugden.

Born 31st October 1877.

He died 25th December 1949

Sugden, Thomas Pullan
[1835-1???] Son of Thomas Sugden.

He was a merchant's clerk [1851].

He was a missionary in India


Question: The death of a Thomas Pullen Sugden is recorded in Halifax district [Q2 1855]. Could this be the same man?

 

Sugden, Tom
[1885-1916] Son of T. Sugden of Wood Lea, Wakefield Road, Brighouse.

He married Annie Buckley.

They lived at 6 Clarendon Villas. St. Leonard's Road, Rotherham.

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 21st Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps.

He died 17th September 1916 (aged 31).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial [13A & 13B]

Sugden, Walter
[18??-1???] Partner in Henry Stott, Sons & Sugden.

He lived at Bonegate House, Brighouse

Sugden, Whitfield
[1867-1919] Son of Mary Ann (née Hustler) [1841-1891] & John Washington Sugden [1840-1891], both of whom were born and died in Bradford. His paternal grandparents were Grace (née Lee)  [1806-1855] & Joseph Sugden [1802-1862], who also were born and died in Bradford.

Born in Bradford.

He was a foreman in a brass foundry [1911].

On 22nd June 1889, he married Emma Furness [1868-1945] at St Peter's Church, Bradford (Bradford Cathedral).


Emma was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Nina Furness [1890-1956] who was a core maker in a brass foundry [1911]
  2. Edith [1892-1974] who never married
  3. Annie [1893-1966] who was a core maker in a brass foundry [1911]
  4. John Furness
  5. Richard Edgar [1899-1967] who was a brass founder [1945] and never married
  6. Elsie Marian [1902-1976]
  7. Maria Elizabeth [1904-1979]
  8. Mildred [1906-1994] who never married
  9. Dora [1908-1992] who never married
  10. Margery [1913-1994] who never married

The family lived at

Whitfield died 21st March 1919 (aged 52).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £2,185 14/11d.

Emma died 30th May 1945 (aged 77).

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £4,472 9/2d.

Probate was granted to children Edith, John Furness, & Richard Edgar, and Arthur Normanton Buckley (incorporated accountant).

The couple were buried at Christ Church, Pellon

Sugden, Sir Wilfrid Hart
[1879-1960] MP.

Son of William Arthur Sugden. He was MP for Royton, Lancashire [1918], MP for The Hartlepools, East Yorkshire [1924], and MP for Leyton West, London [1931]

Sugden, William
[18??-18??] Soap manufacturer at Mytholm, Hebden Bridge [1874]

Sugden, William
[1830-1884] Son of Thomas Sugden.

He was a corn miller [1851, 1861] / partner in Thomas Sugden & Son Limited [until 1862] / a corn miller [1871] / a worsted spinner [1881].

On 24th September 1856, he married (1) Ann Aspinall [1834-1877] at Halifax Parish Church.


Anne was born in Southowram
 

Children:

  1. Minnie [1857-1921]
  2. Helen [1860-1938]
  3. Herbert Edward [1863-1913]
  4. Oswald William [1865-1950]
  5. Emily Anne [1870-1952] who married William Root [1867-1929] of Northampton and Bradford

On 26th March 1879, he married (2) Ruth at Holy Trinity Church, Halifax.


Ruth was the widow of John Berry
 

The family lived at

William died at the Three Nuns [2nd September 1884].

The Leeds Mercury [4th September 1884] reported his death:


On Tuesday evening Mr William Sugden, of Brighouse, who had been at Huddersfield, called at the Three Nuns, near Mirfield, to transact business with Mr Joseph Lister, maltster. On leaving in his trap, Sugden was thrown out by the wheels' jerking on channelling in the yard, falling on his head. A messenger was immediately despatched to Brighouse, but before surgical aid could arrive Mr Sugden expired. He was the third son of the late Mr Thomas Sugden and was well known to commercial men throughout the district.

He was twice married and leaves a widow and several sons and daughters

 

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £3,260 15/4d. Probate was granted to his widow Ruth.

Ruth died in 1900.

She was buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden with John, her first husband

Sugden, William
[1874-1917] Son of Sarah Jane & John Henry Sugden of Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the South African Infantry 3rd Regiment (Inf).

He died 20th September 1917 (aged 43).

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial [15-16 & 16A]

Sugden, William Arthur
[1850-1909] Son of James Sugden.

Born in Stainland.

In 1876, he married Isabella Hart in Bolton.

Children:

  1. Wilfrid Hart
  2. child
  3. child
  4. child
  5. child

Sugden, Yvonne
[19??-19??] Only daughter of Brigadier General Richard Edgar Sugden.

In 1937, she married Hugh Lockhart Maxwell

Sugden, Zaccheus
[1817-1900] Son of Sarah & John Sugden.

Born in Bingley [30th December 1817].

He was a tinner [1851] / a tin plate worker [1861] / founding partner in Hartley & Sugden.

In 23rd August 1840, he married Mercy Smith [1820-1895] at St Wilfred's Church, Calverley


Mercy came from Sowerby Bridge, and was the daughter of Jonas Smith.

She was a provision dealer [1861]

 

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [1842-1901] who was a worsted weaver [1861], and married Elijah Farnell

The family lived at

  • New Town, Northowram [1851]
  • 27 Holden Street, Halifax [1861]
  • 122 Osbourne Place, Halifax [1871]
  • 122 Gibbet Street, Halifax [1891]
  • Wood Lane Hall, Sowerby [1940s]

Zaccheus died 16th January 1900.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £9,933 12/4d.

Probate was granted to daughter Sarah Ann Farnell, Wheater Smith (land agent), and John Williams Sutcliffe (director of a public company).

Mercy was buried at King Cross Methodist New Connexion Chapel [23rd October 1895]

 

The Sugden family of Brighouse
Joseph Sugden and Thomas Sugden of Bradford brought the family to the district in the early 19th century

The Sugden family of Shelf
Samuel Sugden was an early member of the family. Other members included John Sugden, Dr John Sugden, and Mrs James Harrison

Sugden surname



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