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Mr Schofield [1???-18??]
Alexander Schofield [1887-1918]
Arthur Schofield [1860-19??]
Arthur Schofield [1889-1916]
Ben Schofield [18??-19??]
Benjamin Schofield [1???-17??]
Charley Schofield [1879-19??]
Clayton Schofield [1837-1904]
Derrick Schofield [19??-19??]
Edgar Schofield [1877-1???]
Edmund Schofield [18??-19??]
Edward Schofield [1833-1868]
Edward Schofield [1881-1916]
Ellis Schofield [19??-]
Fred Schofield [1877-19??]
George Ormerod Schofield [1856-1???]
Harry Schofield [1855-19??]
Harry Schofield [1865-1???]
Harry Schofield [1887-1915]
Harry Schofield [1894-1918]
Harry Hanson Schofield [1892-1915]
Helliwell Schofield [1839-1886]
Herbert Schofield [1889-1917]
Isaac Schofield [17??-1???]
James Schofield [18??-1???]
James Schofield [1858-19??]
James W. Schofield [1890-1972]
James William Schofield [1879-1944]
Joe Schofield [18??-19??]
John Schofield [17??-18??]
John Schofield [1796-18??]
John Benjamin Schofield [1864-1918]
John Varley Schofield [1879-1942]
John W. Schofield [18??-18??]
Jonathan Schofield [1???-18??]
Rev Jonathan Schofield [1607-1667]
Joseph Schofield [1875-19??]
Joseph Arthur Schofield [1872-1953]
Joshua Schofield [1791-18??]
Kaye Schofield [1892-1917]
N. Schofield [1???-191?]
Norris Schofield [18??-19??]
PC Schofield [18??-18??]
Ruth Schofield [1817-1885]
Sam Schofield [1893-1918]
Sarah Schofield [1829-1???]
Sidney Schofield [1849-19??]
Stephen Schofield [18??-18??]
T. Schofield [18??-18??]
Thomas Schofield [18??-18??]
Thomas Schofield [18??-1917]
Thomas Schofield [1814-1???]
W. Schofield [18??-1900]
William Schofield [1854-19??]


Schofield, Mr
[1???-18??] Halifax stationer. Recorded in 1857.

See Rev Thomas Bates

Schofield, Alexander
[1887-1918] Son of George Ormerod Schofield.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 15th Battalion Cheshire Regiment.

He died 15th October 1918 (aged 31).

He was buried at Brighouse Cemetery [E C 560]

Schofield, Arthur
[1860-19??] Son of John Schofield, blacksmith.

Born in Hipperholme.

He was a coachman (domestic) [1886, 1891, 1901] / a coachman for medical man [1911] / employed in the postal service [1917].

In [Q2] 1886, he married Mary Elizabeth Walker [1864-19??] at St Thomas's Church, Claremount.


Mary Elizabeth was born in Leeds, the daughter of Elizabeth & Samuel Walker, sanitary tube maker
 

Children:

  1. Arnold [b 1887] who was a grocer's errand boy [1901]
  2. Herbert
  3. Emily [b 1892] who was a shop assistant [1911]
  4. Annie [b 1896] who was a milliner [1911]

The family lived at

  • Shibden Hall Road, Southowram [1891]
  • Dove House Cottage, Lister Road, Southowram [1901]
  • Halifax Road, Hipperholme [1911]
  • 8 Whitehall, Hipperholme [1915]
  • Brookeville Avenue, Hipperholme [1917]

Living with them [in 1911] was widowed mother-in-law Elizabeth Walker [b 1833] (milliner) 

Schofield, Arthur
[1889-1916] Son of James Schofield.

He was a doffer (worsted) [1901] / a worsted spinning overlooker [1911] / employed by Willey & Pearson Limited at Trafalgar Mills.

He moved to Darlington [1912].

He married Unknown.

During World War I, he enlisted [May 1916], and served as a Private with the 10th Battalion Durham Light Infantry.

He went to the Front [15th August 1916].

He was killed in action [30th August 1916].

He was buried at the Carnoy Military Cemetery [H 33]

Schofield, Ben
[18??-19??] He married Mary Ann [18??-1???].

Children:

  1. Harry Hanson

The family lived at

  • 334 Queens Road, Halifax [1911]
  • 4 Staventon Street, Pellon [1915]

Schofield, Benjamin
[1???-17??] He was a mercer at The House at the Maypole, Halifax [1748]

Schofield, Charley
[1879-19??] Son of Benjamin Schofield, cotton spinner.

Born in Bradley.

He was a stone dresser of 24 Brook Street, Rastrick [1905] / a stone hewer [1911].

In 1905, he married Ada Schofield.


Ada was the daughter of
John Aspinall
 

Children:

  1. Blanche [b 1902]

The family lived at 26 Birks Top, Southowram [1911]

Schofield, Clayton
[1837-1904] Born in Hipperholme.

He was a wool stapler [1871].

On 17th August 1862, he married (1) Mary Gray [1838-1968] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. George Henry [b 1862] who was a wool merchant [1904, 1922]
  2. John William [b 1865] who was an artist [1904]

On 31st December 1868, he married (2) Jane Fox [1831-1885] at Halifax Parish Church.

In [Q1] 1889, he married (3) Mary Jane in Halifax.


Mary Jane [née Watson] was the widow of
George Beal Balmforth
 

The family lived at 6 Park Side, Halifax [1904, 1922].

Clayton died 19th January 1904.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £9,270 3/1d.

Probate was granted to his widow, and his sons.

Mary Jane died 10th August 1922.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £2,965 2/10d.

Probate was granted to son George Henry, Joseph Haigh Crossley (stores manager), Walter Topham (solicitor) 

Schofield, Derrick
[19??-19??] Player with Halifax RLFC [1955]. He won caps for Great Britain while at Halifax

Schofield, Edgar
[1877-1???] Born in Halifax.

He was a hairdresser [1898].

In 1898, he married Mary Hollas in Stockport.


Mary Elizabeth was the daughter of
George Hollas
 

Children:

  1. Albert Clarence [1899-1976]
  2. Cyril Thomas [b 1904]

Schofield, Edmund
[18??-19??] Halifax solicitor with Schofield & Son [1934].

He lived at Well Royd, Stainland.

He qualified in July 1907.

See Joel Wheelwright

Schofield, Edward
[1833-1868] Son of Joseph Schofield.

He was a labourer of Scammonden [1860] / landlord of the Spread Eagle, Rishworth [1864, 1868].

On 2nd July 1860, he married Sarah Sykes [1833-1918] at St Bartholomew's Church, Dean Head


Sarah, of Scammonden, was the daughter of Benjamin Sykes, farmer
 

Children:

  1. Betty [b 1860]
  2. Ben [1862-18th May 1934]
  3. Sarah [1863-1955] who was landlady of the Spread Eagle [1918-1927]
  4. Joseph [1865-1925]
  5. Harry [b 1867]

Edward died at Butts Green [28th April 1868] (aged 35).

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at under £50.

Letters of Administration were granted to his widow Sarah.

After his death, Sarah took over at the Spread Eagle [1868-1873].

On 20th March 1873, Sarah married Emanuel Riley at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Sam [1874-1921] who died in New Zealand and is remembered on the Schofield grave at Dean Head

The extended family continued to run the Spread Eagle until 1927:

  • Emanuel Riley [1874, 1894, 1898]

    Emanuel died in 1898

  • Sarah [1898-1918]

    Sarah died 10th July 1918 (aged 85) 

  • Daughter Sarah Schofield [1918-1927]

    Sarah died 9th March 1955 (aged 91) 

Members of the family were buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Dean Head

Schofield, Edward
[1881-1916] Son of Harry Schofield.

Born in Hipperholme.

He was a worsted spinner [1891] / a stone labourer [1901] / a labourer of Cobden Place, Hipperholme [1906] / an artificial stone maker [1911] / employed by Brooke's of Hipperholme.

In [Q3] 1906, he married Frances Varnham [1885-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Frances, of Brierley Hill, Northowram, was the daughter of William Henry Varnham, labourer
 

Children:

  1. William Henry [b 1907]
  2. Mary [b 1908]
  3. Mabel [b 1909]

The family lived at

  • 6 Howarth's Buildings, Halifax [1911]
  • 1 Hoyle's Buildings, Bailey Hall Bank, Halifax [1916]

During World War I, he enlisted [June 1915], and served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He had a leg amputated.

He died at Thiepval of gas gangrene [9th July 1916] (aged 35).

He was buried at the Etaples Military Cemetery [II A 71].

He is remembered on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Michael & All Angels' Church, Southowram Bank

Schofield, Ellis
[19??-] He was Mayor of Todmorden [1972-1973]

Schofield, Fred
[1877-19??] He married Ethel Fawcett.


Ethel was the daughter of
John William Fawcett
 

He was a widower by 1911.

Children:

  1. Clifford Birkett [b 1903]
  2. Kathleen Fawcett [b 1909]

In 1911, they were living with Ethel's mother at the Albion Inn, Brighouse

Schofield, George Ormerod
[1856-1???] Born in Halifax.

In [Q2] 1881, he married Elizabeth Drake / Mallinson in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Alexander

The family lived at 8 Garden Road, Brighouse.

George was dead by 1918

Schofield, Harry
[1855-19??] Born in Hipperholme.

He was a stone delver [1891] / a road scavenger [1901] / a labourer [1911]

Around 1880, he married Martha [1852-1???].

Children:

  1. Edward

The family lived at

  • Kirk Lane, Hipperholme [1891]
  • Lane Ends Green, Hipperholme [1901]
  • 8 Kirk Lane, Hipperholme [1911]

Living with them [in 1891] was widowed mother Mary Brocklehurst [b 1824].

Living with them in 1911 was grandson William Henry Schofield [b 1907]

Schofield, Harry
[1865-1???] Son of Edward Schofield, woolstapler.

Born in Halifax.

He was a cotton twiner of Greetland [1886] / a cotton twiner [1891] / a cotton machine minder [1901] / a cotton twiner [1911].

In [Q1] 1886, he married Emily Priestley [1866-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Emily, of Barkisland, was the daughter of
Thomas Priestley
 

Children:

  1. Esther Ellen [b 1887] who was a cotton piecer [1901], a cotton reeler [1911]
  2. Tom Edward [b 1890] who was a dyer's labourer [1911]
  3. Stanley [b 1891] who was a piece finisher [1911]
  4. Kaye
  5. Arthur [b 1896] who was a cotton piecener [1911] and served in World War I
  6. Gertrude [b 1901]

The family lived at

  • Village, Barkisland [1891]
  • Barkisland Village, Barkisland [1901]
  • Wood Side, Barkisland [1911]

In 1901, sons Tom & Stanley were living with their maternal grandmother Hannah Clark

Schofield, Harry
[1887-1915] Son of Joseph Schofield.

Born in Huddersfield.

He was an apprentice electrician [1911] / employed by John Whiteley & Sons at Brunswick Mills, Halifax.

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

Whilst stationed at Mablethorpe, he caught pneumonia. During convalescence, his father went to fetch him home. On the journey home, he suddenly fell ill again near Lincoln, and was taken to Lincoln hospital, where he died [27th September 1915] (aged 28).

He was buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell

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

Schofield, Harry
[1894-1918] Son of John Benjamin Schofield.

Born in Ripponden [10th December 1894].

He was a cotton spinner [1911].

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

He died of wounds [13th September 1918].

He was buried at the Grevillers British Cemetery [XIII B 18].

He is remembered on Ripponden War Memorial

Schofield, Harry Hanson
[1892-1915] Son of Ben Schofield.

Born in Halifax [21 August 1892].

He was an under overlooker (worsted spinning) [1911] / employed by Thomas Hoyle & Sons Limited at Ellen Royd Mills, Halifax.

In 1914, he married Julia Sheldrake [1886-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Julia was baptised at Salterhebble [6th June 1886]

She was a machinist (underclothing), living with her family at Fairfield Cottage, Queens Road, Halifax [1911]

 

Children:

  1. Leonard [b [Q3] 1915]

The family lived at

  • Southowram
  • 63 Battinson Road [1915]
  • Letchworth, Hertfordshire

During World War I, he enlisted in Halifax, and served as a Private with the 8th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment.

He was awarded Pip, Squeak & Wilfred = the Victory Medal, British War Medal and 1915 Star medal.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died [26th September 1915].

He is remembered on the Loos Memorial [31-34], on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Saint Augustine's Church, Pellon, (possibly) on the Memorial at Holy Trinity Boys' School, Halifax, and (possibly) on Southowram War Memorial.

In 1927, Julia married Rev Charles Russell Cranham

Schofield, Helliwell
[1839-1886] Landlord of the Greyhound, Todmorden [1886]

In [Q4] 1865, he married Sarah in Todmorden.

After his death, Sarah took over at the Greyhound

Schofield, Herbert
[1889-1917] Son of Arthur Schofield.

Born in Southowram.

He was an assurance agent [1911].

During World War I, he was in New Orleans, S. A. [?] and came back to England to enlist [May 1915], and served as a Private.

For a time, he was engaged in training horses & mules in Bristol. Then he went to the Dardanelles with the troops on 2 occasions.

He was transferred to the Cameron Highlanders, and was ordered to make up a draft for the 7th Battalion Gordon Highlanders, and went to France.

He was killed in action [7th January 1917] (aged 27).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial [15B & 15C].

A memorial service was held at Coley Church [4th February 1917]

Schofield, Isaac
[17??-1???] A weaver. In 1783, he was one of a gang of Halifax men who – over a period of several months – stole goods such as coal, ducks, fleeces, and rabbits, and sold them for beer-money

Schofield, James
[18??-1???] A woolstapler in business with Samuel Henry Dalzell at Square Road, Halifax [until 1876]

Schofield, James
[1858-19??] Son of William Scholfield, woolsorter.

Born in Halifax.

He was a wool washer [1879, 1881, 1891, 1901].

In 1879, he married Sarah Robottom [1857-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah, of Halifax, was born in Manchester, the daughter of John Robottom, mechanic

She was a card minder (worsted) [1901]

 

Children:

  1. Rosena [b 1881] who was a twister (worsted) [1901]
  2. Arthur

The family lived at

  • 69 Fairview Terrace, Ovenden [1881]
  • 2 Wheatley City, Ovenden [1891]
  • 53 Trafalgar Street, Halifax [1901, 1911]

Schofield, James W.
[1890-1972] Winner of the 11 stone [154 lbs] British professional weight-lifting Championship in 19??

Schofield, James William
[1879-1944] Born in Sowerby.

In 1906, he married Hannah Jane Morton in Halifax.


Hannah Jane was the daughter of
Jabez Morton
 

Children:

  1. Reggie [1910-1989]

Schofield, Joe
[18??-19??] Of Tanhouse Hill, Hipperholme. Partner in Schofield Brothers [1905]

Schofield, John
[17??-18??] Of Halifax.

In October 1828, he was declared bankrupt

Schofield, John
[1796-18??] Born in Baildon.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Thomas
  2. Stephen
  3. a daughter
  4. Martha [b 1842]

The family lived near Heptonstall, and John and his children worked at the Lumb Mills, Heptonstall. In 1851, John worked as a twist maker in Gibraltar, Wadsworth.

In the early 1850s, Thomas and Stephen went to Peru

Schofield, John Benjamin
[1864-1918] Born in Barkisland.

He was a cotton spinner [1911].

On 24th June 1893, he married Elizabeth Carter [1865-1942] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. George [b 1893]
  2. Harry
  3. Albert [1896-1987]
  4. Betsey [b 1898]
  5. Fred [b 1900]
  6. Ted [1903-1981]

The children were born in Ripponden.

The family lived at Ash Terrace, Dyson Lane Ripponden [1911]

Schofield, John Varley
[1879-1942] Son of William Schofield.

Born in Slaithwaite.

He was a tailor's cutter [1901, 1911].

On 20th March 1906, he married Mina Barker at West End Congregational Church, Sowerby Bridge.


Mina was the daughter of John Barker. She was a pupil school teacher [1901]
 

Children:

  1. Gerald Barker (Schofield) [b 1908]

The family lived at 17 Hollins Bank, Sowerby Bridge [1911].

Schofield, John W.
[18??-18??] Letterpress printer at Market Street, Halifax / 1 Market Place, Halifax [1863]

Schofield, Jonathan
[1???-18??] At the Great Exhibition of 1851, Jonathan Schofield of Rastrick was one of the exhibitors in the Woollen and Worsted section
fancy woollen trouserings; silk, woollen and cotton waistcoatings; cashmeres, all wool; fancy bed furniture in wool, silk, cotton; fancy dresses and shawls

Recorded in 1853, when he was named as the occupant of Spout, Rastrick. Recorded in August 1853, when he sold by auction

a large quantity of fancy weavers implements &c account of discontinuing some part of his business

He did not give up completely because a burglary was reported at his works in December 1854.

In August 1860, he advertised

to be sold or let at Oaks Green good substantial buildings in excellent condition part of which had been recently erected, well adapted for a fancy woollen manufacturer, having been used for that purpose for more than fifty years. The whole comprised five large rooms with chambers over, two large warehouses, press shop, five stall stable, coach house, cart sheds, two large gardens, and land with never failing spring of water, owned and occupied by himself.

This was offered again in September, this time by auction, with the explanation that Jonathan Schofield was declining in business.

The following August there was yet another notice of goods and equipment for auction and premises for sale.

Again, he did not give up entirely, for in 1862 it was reported that lead had been stolen from the roof of his mill.

In July 1863, a dwelling house and outbuildings and a warehouse and premises, situate at Oaks Green, 3100 square yards in total, occupied by Mr Jonathan Schofield were offered for sale.

In October he offered for sale in working order 28 yards of double stove tenters

the room being wanted for another purpose

Schofield, Rev Jonathan
[1607-1667] Or Scholefield. Minister of Cross Stone. A Royalist during the Civil War, he had to pay decimation. On 23rd January 1643, he was present during Sir Thomas Fairfax's assault on Leeds singing Psalm 68
Let God arise, and scattered
Let all His enemies be;
And let all those that do Him hate,
Before His presence flee
In 1646, he was minister in Bury, Lancashire.

He was

one of the ministers who laid hands on Oliver Heywood

In 1662, he was ejected from his position at Douglas Chapel in the parish of Eccleston. He kept a private school for a time

Schofield, Joseph
[1875-19??] Born in Huddersfield.

He was a foreman card grinder [1901] / a card setting foreman grinder [1911].

In [Q3] 1893, he married Jane Morton [1873-19??] in Huddersfield.


Jane was born in Huddersfield
 

Children:

  1. Harry

The family lived at 15 West Street, North Parade, Halifax [1901, 1911].

Living with them [in 1901] was brother-in-law George Morton [b  1883] (turner in crane machine) [1901].

Living with them [in 1911] was brother-in-law Harold Morton [b  1887] (card setting machine tenter) 

Schofield, Joseph Arthur
[1872-1953] Aka Klondyke Joe.

Born in Halifax.

He worked in the South African goldfields.

He was a partner in Oldfield & Schofield / engineer machine tool making (employer) [1911].

He was (possibly) one of the first motorists in Halifax.

On 18th April 1900, he married Sarah Elizabeth Hartley [1876-1957] at St George's Church, Lee Mount.

Children:

  1. Walter [b 1901]
  2. Clifford [1903-1989]
  3. Jessie [1904-1988] who married Paul Frederick Laycock

The family lived at

  • 139 Claremount Road, Halifax [1905]
  • Iona House, Boothtown [1911]
  • 8 Elms Gardens, Halifax [1957]

He retired in 1950 and his sons took over the business.

He died at the Grosvenor Private, Southport [1st June 1953].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £29,211 13/1d.

Probate was granted to his widow Sarah and his children Clifford & Jessie.

Sarah died in Halifax General Hospital [12th April 1957].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £14,358 8/2d.

Probate was granted to her children

Schofield, Joshua
[1791-18??] He was one of the Luddites mentioned in the trial for the murder of William Horsfall, and was was discharged on bail. He was a Luddite.

In January 1813, he, George Mellor and William Thorpe were tried for the murder of William Horsfall.

The indictment was that, on 28th April last, Mellor fired a pistol, loaded with bullets &c at Horsfall, by which firing he received a mortal wound on the left side of his belly, of which wound he languished until the 30th April and then died; and that the prisoners were present, aiding and abetting Mellor to commit the said crime, and that the 3 prisoners wilfully murdered William Horsfall.

It was said that one of the Judges at Smith's trial was Joseph Radcliffe, who had led the hunt to capture the 3 men. Effectively sitting in judgment on the evidence which he himself had collected.

The Jury found them all guilty. They were executed at the Tyburn, York [8th January 1813].

A fourth man – Benjamin Walker – had been Mellor's chief accomplice and turned King's Evidence for the £2,000 reward.

Their bodies were taken to the County Hospital in York, for dissection and medical research.

When the Quakers Joseph Wood & Rev Thomas Shillitoe visited the parents of Thomas Smith [March 1813], Schofield asked might be called in.

One report says that after the visit by Wood and Shillitoe, Schofield settled in the neighbourhood of the meeting of Friends, became a steady young man, manifesting attachment to our principles and regularly attending our meetings

Schofield, Kaye
[1892-1917] Son of Harry Schofield.

Born in Barkisland [8th December 1892].

Baptised at Christ Church, Barkisland [8th October 1893].

He was a member of Wall Nook Primitive Methodist Chapel, Greetland & Institute / a capable violinist / a woollen piecener [1911] / employed by J. & S. Taylor, at Bowers Mill, Barkisland.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

His brother Arthur was also serving in France.

Kaye died of gas poisoning in a French hospital [26th July 1917] (aged 24).

He was buried at the Mont Huon Military Cemetery [III L 8B].

He is remembered on Barkisland War Memorial, on the Memorial at Christ Church, Barkisland, on the Memorial at Wall Nook Primitive Methodist Chapel, on the Memorial at Krumlin Wesleyan Chapel, Barkisland, and on the Memorial at Krumlin Wesleyan Sunday School, Barkisland

Schofield, N.
[1???-191?] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on Coley War Memorial

Schofield, Norris
[18??-19??] Of George Street, Hipperholme. Partner in Schofield Brothers [1905]

Schofield, PC
[18??-18??] He was Constable of Halifax [1848].

See John Lightowler

Schofield, Ruth
[1817-1885] Daughter of John Scholefield.

Born in Soyland [18th August 1817].

Baptised at Ripponden Church [10th October 1817]

In 1867, she took over from her mother Hannah as landlady at the Old Bridge, Ripponden.

She was known as Ruth o' t' Waterloo.

She married Robert Holt, his 2nd wife.

Smith's Directory [1874] still lists her at the Old Bridge Inn

She died 22nd April 1885.

She & other members of her family were buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden

Schofield, Sam
[1893-1918] Son of Mary Hannah [1868-19??] & Fred Schofield [1860-19??], sanitary pipe maker, of 9 Dover Street, Halifax [1911].

He was a tarp maker [1911]

He married Elsie.

They lived at 4 Palm Street, Rawson Street, Boothtown.

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

He died 20th September 1918 (aged 25).

He is remembered on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial [5], and on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Schofield, Sarah
[1829-1???] She had 2 sons, no father recorded:

  1. William Henry [bapt 1848] who was a brickmaker [1871]
  2. John [b 1849] who was a brickmaker [1871]

In 1851, the family were lodgers with John Broadbent and family at Shoesmith's Yard, Halifax.

In 1871, the family were living at Northowram

Schofield, Sidney
[1849-19??] Son of Thomas Schofield.

Born in Bradley.

He was a farm labourer [1881, 1891] / landlord of the Black Bull, Clifton [1901]

In 1874, he married Lavinia Schofield [1851-1907] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Emily [b 1878] who was a cotton band maker [1891] and who married George Henry Wilkinson
  2. Alfred [b 1880] who was a cotton twiner half timer [1891], a brass finisher [1901]

The family lived at

  • Top of Clifton, Clifton [1881]
  • Clifton Common, Clifton [1891]

Living with them [in 1881] were brother Arthur Schofield (butcher) married sister Mary E Schofield and her son Frank Schofield [aged 3 months].

Living with them in 1891 was lodger Richardson Sykes [aged 12] born in Rastrick.

Living with them in 1901 was widowed aunt Rachel Gibbs [aged 78].

In 1911, the widowed Sidney was living at Common Side, Clifton with his daughter Emily and her husband George Henry Wilkinson

Schofield, Stephen
[18??-18??] Son of John Schofield.

In the early 1850s, he and his brother Thomas went to Arica, Peru where they assembled Newcastle-built locomotives. They stayed on to establish a textile business in Lima, Peru.

He died in Luddendenfoot

Schofield, T.
[18??-18??] Roller coverer at Halifax.

In January 1869, he was declared bankrupt

Schofield, Thomas
[18??-18??] Son of John Schofield.

In the early 1850s, he and his brother Stephen went to Arica, Peru where they assembled Newcastle-built locomotives. They stayed on to establish a textile business in Lima, Peru. His descendants still live in Peru

Schofield, Thomas
[18??-1917] Of Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 14th Battalion Durham Light Infantry.

He died 3rd December 1917.

He is remembered on the Cambrai Memorial [10], and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Schofield, Thomas
[1814-1???] Born in Bradley.

He was a farmer of 12 acres [1851] / a farmer of 23 acres [1861] / a farmer of 38 acres of land employing 1 labourer [1871]

He married Margaret [1809-1???] from Shelf.

Children:

  1. Jonathan [b 1843] who was a farmer's labourer [1861]
  2. Hannah [b 1845]
  3. Sidney

The family lived at

  • Lamb Cote, Bradley, Huddersfield [1851, 1861]
  • Clifton [1871]

Living with them [in 1851] was granddaughter Hannah Ellis [aged 1].

Living with them in 1871 were son Sidney (employed on the farm), and grandchildren William Schofield [aged 6] and Mary Ann Taylor [aged 4]

Schofield, W.
[18??-1900] Of 36 Holt Street, Halifax.

During the South African Wars, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 2nd Battalion Scottish Rifles.

He died 24th February 1900.

He is remembered on the Halifax Parish Church South African War Memorial, and on West View Park War Memorial

Schofield, William
[1854-19??] Born in Marsden.

He was a tailor master employing 2 men, 2 boys, 2 girls [1881] / a tailor, employer [1891] / a master tailor, employer [1901].

He established William Schofield & Son.

In [Q4] 1877, he married Hannah Varley [1854-1???], born in Marsden, in Huddersfield.

Children:

  1. John Varley
  2. Clara [b 1881]
  3. Harry O [b 1887]
  4. Mable [b 1889]

The family lived at

  • Richmond Terrace, Luddenden, Midgley [1881]
  • 9 Wharf Street, Warley, Sowerby Bridge [1891, 1901]

 

Schofield surname
Other forms of the surname include Scholefield, Scholfield and Schorfield.

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

The name probably originated in the Rochdale area of Lancashire

John de Scolfeld is recorded in Halifax in 1323.

There are over 50 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Schofield, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Schofield:


Marriages 1862, 1871, 1885, 1896, 1899, 1900, 1907, 1913, 1915, 1921, 1928; Deaths 1900, 1907
 



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