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Mr Whiteley [1???-1???]
Mr Whiteley [1???-1???]
Mr Whiteley [17??-18??]
Mr Whiteley [18??-19??]
Mr Whiteley [18??-19??]
Mrs A. Whiteley [1???-1???]
Ainley Whiteley [1847-1909]
Albert Whiteley [1912-1944]
Allen Whiteley [1856-19??]
Arnold Whiteley [1895-1916]
Arnold Baldwin Whiteley [18??-19??]
Arthur Whiteley [1882-1917]
Arthur Whiteley [1897-1918]
Arthur Hindle Carter Whiteley [1899-1918]
Asa Whiteley [1895-1916]
Ben Whiteley [1869-19??]
Benjamin Whiteley [18??-18??]
Benjamin Whiteley [18??-19??]
Benjamin Whiteley [1829-1876]
Benjamin Whiteley [1839-1896]
Benjamin Whiteley [1846-1918]
Benjamin Eric Whiteley [1890-1918]
Bertha Anita Whiteley [18??-1???]
Rev C. Whiteley [18??-19??]
Charles Whiteley [17??-18??]
Charles Whiteley [1780-1857]
Charles Whiteley [1803-18??]
Charles Whiteley [1844-1883]
Charles Whiteley [1852-1???]
Charles Edward Whiteley [1872-19??]
Charles Frederick Whiteley [1803-1842]
Charles Henry Whiteley [1895-1916]
Charles Wade Whiteley [1834-1897]
Clifford Whiteley [18??-191?]
Clifford Whiteley [1897-1916]
Cyril Whiteley [1891-1916]
Cyril Whiteley [1896-1918]
Cyril Lawton Whiteley [1896-1918]
Dan Whiteley [1808-1889]
Edgar Whiteley [1896-1917]
Edward Whiteley [18??-1893]
Edward Whiteley [1840-1895]
Edward Whiteley [1842-1893]
Edward Whiteley [1889-1918]
Edward Whiteley [1890-1918]
Edwin Whiteley [1842-1???]
Eli Whiteley [1???-18??]
Eli Whiteley [1804-18??]
Eli Whiteley [1827-1900]
Eli Whiteley [1839-1924]
Eli Whiteley [1847-1924]
Eli Whiteley [1848-1922]
Elizabeth Jane Crowther Whiteley [1842-1913]
Ellis Whiteley [18??-1???]
Ellis Whiteley [18??-18??]
Ellis Whiteley [1825-1883]
Ellis Whiteley [1841-1916]
Elsie Whiteley [1903-1972]
Ely Whiteley [1808-1882]
Ely Whiteley [1859-19??]
Emily Whiteley [1???-19??]
Ernest Whiteley [1874-1???]
Francis Herbert Whiteley [1888-1939]
Frank Allison Whiteley [1893-1918]
Fred Whiteley [18??-19??]
Fred Whiteley [1861-1???]
Fred Whiteley [1893-1918]
Fred Whiteley [1904-1992]
Fred Aldham Whiteley [1916-1945]
Fred Marsden Whiteley [1878-1936]
Frederic Leah Whiteley [1877-19??]
Frederick Whiteley [1845-1908]
George Whiteley [1???-18??]
George Whiteley [1???-18??]
George Whiteley [16??-1???]
George Whiteley [1786-18??]
George Whiteley [1786-1866]
George Whiteley [1798-1873]
George Whiteley [18??-18??]
George Whiteley [18??-18??]
George Whiteley [18??-18??]
George Whiteley [18??-18??]
George Whiteley [1808-1873]
George Whiteley [1816-1847]
George Whiteley [1816-1868]
George Whiteley [1818-1890]
George Whiteley [1825-1873]
George Whiteley [1839-1???]
George Whiteley [1859-19??]
George Whiteley [1862-1930]
George Whiteley [1894-1963]
George A. Whiteley [18??-19??]
George Albert Whiteley [1891-1918]
George Edwin Whiteley [1869-1???]
George Shaw Whiteley [1855-1???]
Gilbert Whiteley [1900-197?]
Harold Whiteley [1895-1???]
Harriet Whiteley [1802-1875]
Harry Whiteley [1870-1929]
Harry Whiteley [1878-1960]
Harry Whiteley [1891-1916]
Hartley Whiteley [1832-1905]
Henry Whiteley [1858-1935]
Herbert Whiteley [1866-1899]
Herbert Whiteley [1874-1???]
Herbert James Whiteley [1857-1936]
Hezekiah Whiteley [1825-1861]
Hiley Whiteley [1849-1897]
Hiley Whiteley [1885-1915]
Hiram Whiteley [1826-1???]
Holroyd Whiteley [18??-19??]
Holt Whiteley [1858-1???]
Isaac Whiteley [1871-1947]
Ivo Whiteley [1887-1918]
Ivor Whiteley [19??-1???]
J. W. Whiteley [18??-19??]
Jack Whiteley [1919-1942]
Jack Lloyd Whiteley [1922-1943]
James Whiteley [17??-1???]
James Whiteley [17??-17??]
James Whiteley [17??-18??]
James Whiteley [18??-1???]
James Whiteley [18??-18??]
James Whiteley [18??-1906]
James Whiteley [1822-1???]
James Whiteley [1823-1???]
James Whiteley [1840-1???]
James Whiteley [1878-1916]
James Albert Whiteley [1884-1918]
James Allen Whiteley [1844-1912]
James Holt Whiteley [1824-1878]
James William Whiteley [1890-1937]
Jeremiah Whiteley [1???-17??]
Joe Whiteley [1859-1902]
Joe Whiteley [1864-1930]
Joe Whiteley [19??-1???]
John Whiteley [17??-18??]
John Whiteley [1759-1833]
John Whiteley [1766-1846]
John Whiteley [1782-1823]
John Whiteley [1788-1858]
John Whiteley [1788-1858]
John Whiteley [1790-1853]
John Whiteley [18??-1???]
John Whiteley [1800-1850]
John Whiteley [18??-19??]
John Whiteley [1801-1???]
John Whiteley [1805-1853]
John Whiteley [1809-1863]
John Whiteley [1820-1858]
John Whiteley [1832-1887]
John Whiteley [1834-1900]
John Whiteley [1835-1890]
John Whiteley [1848-1909]
John Whiteley [1850-190?]
John Whiteley [1854-1???]
John Whiteley [1872-19??]
John Whiteley [1874-19??]
John Aked Whiteley [1798-1873]
John Edward Whiteley [1895-1916]
John Fenton Whiteley [1837-1870]
Rev John Henry Whiteley [1827-1901]
John Hopkinson Whiteley [1850-1915]
John Lister Whiteley [1859-1933]
John Thomas Whiteley [1885-1918]
John William Whiteley [1852-1936]
John William Whiteley [1857-1937]
John Willie Whiteley [1898-1966]
Jonas Whiteley [18??-18??]
Joseph Whiteley [17??-1???]
Joseph Whiteley [17??-17??]
Joseph Whiteley [1765-18??]
Joseph Whiteley [1793-1859]
Joseph Whiteley [18??-18??]
Joseph Whiteley [1808-18??]
Joseph Whiteley [1819-1892]
Joseph Whiteley [1823-1898]
Joseph Whiteley [1829-1898]
Joseph Whiteley [1836-1896]
Joseph Whiteley [1839-1908]
Joseph Whiteley [1847-1???]
Joseph Whiteley [1869-1???]
Joseph Mellor Whiteley [1856-1930]
Joseph Shaw Whiteley [18??-19??]
Joseph Wade Whiteley [1826-1909]
Joshua Whiteley [1818-1???]
Kenneth Lister Whiteley [1920-1???]
Lawton Whiteley [1848-1880]
Learoyd Whiteley [18??-19??]
Leonard Whiteley [1891-1917]
Lewis Whiteley [1852-1929]
Lewis Whiteley [1895-1915]
Lewis Brook Whiteley [1892-1917]
Louis Whiteley [1878-19??]
Margaret Frances Whiteley [1845-1925]
Matthew Whiteley [1875-19??]
Maurice Whiteley [1909-1942]
Mellor Whiteley [1877-1948]
Michael Whiteley [1???-1???]
Miles Whiteley [1795-18??]
N. Whiteley [18??-19??]
Nathan Whiteley [1809-1868]
Nathan Whiteley [1853-1928]
Oscar Milton Whiteley [1893-1917]
Peter Whiteley [1755-1825]
Peter Whiteley [1815-1884]
Philip Sheridan Whiteley [1864-1942]
Rev R. L. Whiteley [19??-19??]
Richard Whiteley [18??-18??]
Richard Whiteley [1813-1860]
Richard Whiteley [1856-1892]
Richard Holden Whiteley [1858-19??]
Robert Whiteley [17??-17??]
Robert Whiteley [1758-1806]
Robert Whiteley [1798-1880]
Robert Whiteley [1828-19??]
Robert Whiteley [1851-1908]
Robert Whiteley [1855-1925]
S. Whiteley [1924-1944]
Sam Whiteley [18??-19??]
Sam Whiteley [1852-1890]
Sam Whiteley [1880-19??]
Samuel Whiteley [1788-1856]
Samuel Whiteley [18??-19??]
Samuel Whiteley [1803-1861]
Samuel Whiteley [1823-1885]
Samuel Whiteley [1841-1899]
Samuel Whiteley [1847-1???]
Samuel Marsden Whiteley [1857-1???]
Schofield Whiteley [1886-1965]
Susanna Whiteley [1794-1844]
T. Whiteley [18??-18??]
Rev T. E. Whiteley [1858-1891]
Tabitha Whiteley [1802-1865]
Taylor Whiteley [1861-1934]
Thomas Whiteley [15??-16??]
Thomas Whiteley [1769-18??]
Thomas Whiteley [18??-18??]
Thomas Whiteley [1802-18??]
Thomas Whiteley [1802-1889]
Thomas Whiteley [1812-18??]
Thomas Whiteley [1815-1872]
Thomas Whiteley [1830-1888]
Thomas Whiteley [1842-1923]
Thomas Whiteley [1844-1899]
Thomas Whiteley [1844-1930]
Thomas Charles Whiteley [1853-1931]
Rev Thomas Edward Whiteley [1858-1891]
Thomas Falcon Whiteley [1841-1908]
Thomas Firth Whiteley [1835-1910]
Thomas Washington Whiteley [1884-1951]
Verney Brinton Whiteley [1893-1917]
W. R. Whiteley [18??-19??]
Wilfrid Whiteley [1882-1970]
William Whiteley [1???-18??]
William Whiteley [17??-1???]
William Whiteley [1786-1839]
William Whiteley [18??-18??]
William Whiteley [1801-18??]
William Whiteley [1822-1???]
William Whiteley [1822-1882]
William Whiteley [1823-1891]
William Whiteley [1843-1???]
William Whiteley [1857-19??]
William Eugene Whiteley [1856-1???]
William J. Whiteley [18??-1???]
Wilton James Whiteley [1858-1???]


Whiteley, Mr
[1???-1???]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Harriet
  2. Agnes [1811-1853] who married Benjamin Lawton

Whiteley, Mr
[1???-1???] Partner in Baines, Whiteley & Rushworth.

He built the houses on Merrion Street, Southowram.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Clifford

Whiteley, Mr
[17??-18??]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Charles
  2. Joseph

Whiteley, Mr
[18??-19??] Of Sowood, Stainland.

He married Clara [18??-1930]

Clara died in the Royal Halifax Infirmary [30th July 1930].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £51 10/6d. Probate was granted to Robert Edward Whiteley (newsagent) and John Herbert Whiteley (foreman) 

Whiteley, Mr
[18??-19??]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Fred
  2. Helen [1906-2000] who married Robert Whiteside

Whiteley, Mrs A.
[1???-1???] In 1890, she established business as a draper, hosier and glover in premises beneath the concert hall at Town Hall Buildings, Brighouse

Whiteley, Ainley
[1847-1909] Son of George Whiteley.

He was a cotton factory worker [1861] / a cotton spinner [1871, 1873] / a partner in J. F. & E. Whiteley & Company.

In [Q1] 1872, he married either Susan Asplin or Sarah Hannah Wright in Halifax.

In 1884, he was charged with assaulting Allen Robinson, and fined 41/- at West Riding Police Court

Whiteley, Albert
[1912-1944]

He married Alice.

They lived at Claremount, Halifax

During World War II, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Essex Regiment.

He died 3rd November 1944 (aged 32).

He was buried at Fijnaart-en-Heiningen Protestant Cemetery, Netherlands [3]

Whiteley, Allen
[1856-19??] Son of Hartley Whiteley.

Born in Elland.

He was a wool washer [1881] / a wool washer of James Street, Elland [1883] / a general labourer [1891] / a mason labourer [1901] / a labourer [1911]

He married (1) Unknown.

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1875]
  2. James

Allen was widowed by 1881 when the family were living with Allen's parents.

In 1883, he married (2) Ann Ward [1864-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Ann James Street, Elland, was born in Halifax, the daughter of Hugh Ward, labourer
 

Children:

  1. Alice Ann [b 1887] who married James Thompson
  2. Thomas A [b 1889]
  3. Ellen [b 1891]
  4. Elizabeth [b 1894]
  5. Ernest [b 1896]
  6. Mary [b 1898]

The family lived at

  • 26 Westgate, Elland [1891]
  • 32 South Lane, Elland [1896, 1901]
  • 68 South Lane, Elland [1911]

Living with them in 1911 were daughter Alice Ann Thompson [b  1887] (drawer worsted) and her daughter Ann Thompson [b 1911]

Whiteley, Arnold
[1895-1916] Son of Ben Whiteley.

He was a member of Bethesda United Methodist Chapel, Elland / a cotton piecer [1911, 1915] / employed by Wadsworth & Fairbank.

During World War I, he enlisted [April 1915], and served as a Private with the 8th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was in Gallipoli, then Alexandria [February 1916-June 1916], and France.

He was killed in action [30th September 1916] (aged 20).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [6A & 6B], on Elland War Memorial, on the Memorial at Bethesda Methodist Chapel, Elland, on the Memorial at Bethesda Methodist Sunday School, Elland, on the Memorial at Providence Congregational Church, Elland, on the Memorial at Saint Andrew's Church, Stainland, and on the Memorial at Rosemount Iron Works, Elland

Whiteley, Arnold Baldwin
[18??-19??] Of Clifton Woodhead. He was a cashier at Lloyds Bank, Glossop.

In 1929, he and Henry Farrar were charged with the theft of £2,718 from Whiteley's employer

Whiteley, Arthur
[1882-1917] Son of Benjamin Whiteley.

Born in Ovenden.

He was a member of Illingworth Moor Wesleyan Chapel Sunday School / an iron moulder's apprentice [1901] / a moulder of Mill Lane, Ovenden [1903] / employed by John Berry (Halifax) Limited, New Bank [for 15 years] / caretaker at Wainstalls School [1911].

In 1903, he married Alice Waldock [1882-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Alice, of Ludhill Terrace, Ovenden, was the daughter of Thomas Waldock, plate layer
 

Children:

  1. Elaine [b 1904]
  2. Ben [b 1907]
  3. Hilda [b 1910]
  4. Winston [1914] who died in infancy
  5. Mavis [b 1916]

The family lived at

  • 2 Folly Hall, Wainstalls, Halifax [1911]
  • 4-5 Folly Hall, Wainstalls, Halifax [1917]

Living with them [in 1911] was his widowed mother Hannah Whiteley [b 1846] (worsted spinner).

During World War I, he enlisted [14th July 1916] with the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment), then served as a Private with the 1st/6th Battalion Durham Light Infantry.

He was killed in action by shell shrapnel [16th July 1917] (aged 36).

He was buried at Wancourt British Cemetery, France [IV C 26].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Halifax Post Office

Whiteley, Arthur
[1897-1918] Son of Sarah (née Silverwood) & James Whiteley of 6 Plaine Lane, Elland.

Born in Elland.

During World War I, he served as a Private with A Company London Regiment (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles).

He died 30th March 1918.

He was buried at Buffs Road Cemetery, Belgium [D 25].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Rosemount Iron Works, Elland

Whiteley, Arthur Hindle Carter
[1899-1918] Son of Martha [née Hindle] and John William Carter, and stepson of Robert Whiteley.

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

He died 31st August 1918 (aged 19).

He is remembered on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, France [6], on Elland War Memorial, on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Elland, and on the grave of his Hindle grandparents at Lightcliffe Church

Whiteley, Asa
[1895-1916] Son of Matthew Whiteley.

Born 1st June 1895.

Baptised in 1896.

He was a member of Boothtown United Methodist Sunday School / a member of the Rechabites / a box boy printing trade [1911] / an employee of Smith, Barker & Willson.

During World War I, he enlisted and served as a Private with the 4th Battalion South Wales Borderers.

He died in the Far East [30th April 1916] (aged 20).

He is remembered on the Basra Memorial, Iraq.

His brother John Thornton Whiteley was training with the Staffordshire Regiment [1916]

Whiteley, Ben
[1869-19??] Born in Stainland.

He was a cotton twiner [1901, 1911].

In 1894, he married Martha Walker [1870-19??] in Halifax.


Martha was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Arnold
  2. Fred Draper [b 1898]
  3. Evelyn [b 1900]
  4. Ernest [b 1903]
  5. Henry Irvine [b 1905]

The family lived at

  • 64 West Street, Lindley, Huddersfield [1901]
  • 27 Gordon Street, Elland [1911]
  • Well Head, Stainland

Whiteley, Benjamin
[18??-18??] Of Stainland.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Mary Ann [d 1850] who married Thomas Brown from Liverpool

He was dead by 1850

Whiteley, Benjamin
[18??-19??] Established Benjamin Whiteley & Sons Limited.

He lived at Brampton House, Elland [1905]

Whiteley, Benjamin
[1829-1876] Son of John Whiteley.

He was a cotton spinner [1864].

He died at Stones House, Soyland [12th July 1876]. Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £18,000.

The will was proved by his nephew Jonathan Ingham Learoyd and William Edwin Carter

Whiteley, Benjamin
[1839-1896] Son of Benjamin Whiteley, gardener.

Born in Northowram.

He was a delver of Ovenden [1862] / a delver [1871] / a stone delver [1881] / a stone quarryman [1891].

In 1862, he (possibly) married (1) Hannah Casson [1842-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Hannah, of Ovenden, was the daughter of Joel Casson, painter
 

Hannah was dead by 1870.

In 1870, he married (2) Hannah Knowles [1846-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Hannah, was born in Ovenden, the daughter of Sutcliffe Knowles, mechanic
 

Children:

  1. Emma Jane [b 1872] who was a worsted hand [1891], a worsted warper [1901]
  2. Fred [b 1873] who was a wheelwright's apprentice [1891]
  3. Arthur

The family lived at

  • Mixenden Lane, Ovenden [1871, 1881]
  • 10 Mixenden Lane, Ovenden [1891]
  • 32 Mill Lane, Halifax [1901]

Benjamin died in Halifax [1896] (aged 57) 

Whiteley, Benjamin
[1846-1918] Son of Nathan Whiteley.

Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton spinner [1868, 1871].

He never married.

He and his brother James Allen lived at Smithy Clough most of their lives.

Eliza Hammond was a domestic servant with them [1881].

In 1868, he was executor for his father

He died at Number 2 Beeston Hall.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £77 4/1d. Probate was granted to his brother Nathan and Annie Lawton (spinster) 

Whiteley, Benjamin Eric
[1890-1918] Son of Nathan Whiteley.

He was an assistant clerk [1911].

During World War I, he served as a 2nd Lieutenant with the 7th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died 28th August 1918 (aged 28).

He was buried at La Targette British Cemetery, Neuville-St. Vaast, France [IV B 4].

He is remembered on Ripponden War Memorial

Whiteley, Bertha Anita
[18??-1???] She wrote a collection of childhood memories [1889-1891]

Whiteley, Rev C.
[18??-19??] Minister at Bethesda Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Elland [1920]

Whiteley, Charles
[17??-18??] Hatter in Halifax [1807]

Whiteley, Charles
[1780-1857] Son of Joseph Whiteley.

Like other members of the family, he became a hatter.

After his father's death, Charles continued the family business at Whiteley's Hat Shop.

On 19th May 1897, he married Sarah Aked [1778-1851] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. John Aked
  2. Robert
  3. Harriet Irvin [1800-1876]
  4. Susannah / Susan [1802-1886]
  5. Charles Frederick
  6. Elizabeth [1805-1839]
  7. Grace Sharp [1807-1868]
  8. Thomas Milne [1809-1875]
  9. Emma [1811-1845]
  10. Joseph [1812-1834]
  11. Ann Sharp [1814-1817]
  12. Sarah [1815-1860]
  13. George
  14. Edwin [1820-1821]

His sons, Robert and George, continued the family business.

The family lived at

Son George, and daughters Harriet Irvin and Susannah were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 309] in the grave next to their brother Robert

Whiteley, Charles
[1803-18??] Son of Mr Whiteley.

Born in Greetland [14th July 1803].

He was a spinner [1822] / a woollen spinner [1841] / a spinner in Greetland [1842] / a spinner in the US [1850]

In 14th July 1822, he married Mary Wade [1803-18??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary was born in Elland [6th September 1803]
 

Children:

  1. James
  2. Thomas Wade [bapt 7th November 1824]
  3. Joseph
  4. Mary Hannah [bapt 4th January 1829] who was a woollen carder [1841]
  5. Sarah Wade [bapt 23 May 1831]
  6. Charles Wade [bapt 30th March 1834]
  7. Thomas Wade [b 11th October 1839, bapt 1st December 1839, died (Q1) 1845]
  8. Elizabeth Jane Crowther
  9. Margaret Frances

All the children were born in Greetland and baptised at Elland Parish Church.

The family lived at Oatland Place, Elland-cum-Greetland [1841].

The family migrated to the US.

Most of the family appear in the US census of July 1850 for Connellsville, Philadelphia, including

Charles and Mary, James and his son Charles [aged 6], Joseph, Mary [aged 21], Sarah [aged 18], Charles Wade, Elizabeth, Margaret, and Joseph

Whiteley, Charles
[1844-1883] Son of George Whiteley.

With his parents and siblings, he emigrated to Australia in 1852.

In 1877, he married Phoebe Ann Hopper in Australia.

Children:

  1. a daughter
  2. a daughter
  3. a daughter
  4. a daughter
  5. a daughter who was born posthumously

He was a miner at the Duke Mine in Timor. He was killed in an accident at the mine on 18th December 1883

Whiteley, Charles
[1852-1???] Son of Joseph Whiteley.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a cotton piecer [1871] / a cotton twiner [1901]

He married (1) Unknown.

Children:

  1. Ben [b 1873] who was a cotton piecer [1891] a cotton twiner [1901]
  2. Arthur [b 1875] who was a cotton piecer [1891]
  3. Joe [b 1877] who was a cotton piecer [1891] a cotton twiner [1901]
  4. Emily [b 1879] who was a cotton piecer [1891]
  5. Nora [b 1885] who was a cotton twiner [1901]

In 1891, the widowed Charles and his children were living with his parents at Rushy Holme, Soyland.

In 1897, he married (2) Mrs Hannah Horsfall [1849-1???] at Elland Parish Church.


Hannah was the daughter of weaver James Broadley, and widow of Mr Horsfall
 

The family lived at 111 Oldham Road, Soyland [1901].

Living with them in 1901 were Charles's widowed mother Susan Whiteley [aged 71]

Whiteley, Charles Edward
[1872-19??] Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was a traveller (engineering) [1911].

In [Q4] 1895, he married Annie Sykes [1872-19??] from Brighouse.

Children:

  1. Edward [b 1898]
  2. Vera [b 1902]

The family lived at 109 Bradford Road, Brighouse [1911]

Whiteley, Charles Frederick
[1803-1842] Son of Charles Whiteley.

Like other members of the family, he became a hatter. He set up business in Bradford. After his death, his wife carried on the business for a time. His brother, George, then moved to Bradford to carry on the business.

He married Frances.

Children:

  1. son

Whiteley, Charles Henry
[1895-1916] Son of John Whiteley.

He was a member of Christ Church, Pellon / a member of the Church Lads. Brigade / employed by Willis & Bates Limited, Spring Hall Lane.

He was engaged to Miss Alder of Featherstone.


His fiancée's brother was a former Halifax footballer
 

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

He died 3rd September 1916 (aged 22).

He was buried at Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval, France [XI B 4].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Christ Church, Pellon, and on the Memorial at Pellon Baptist Church

Whiteley, Charles Wade
[1834-1897] Son of Charles Whiteley.

Like his siblings, he migrated to the US. He settled in Cincinnati, Ohio.

He was a shoemaker [1850].

When the Civil War broke out, he volunteered to serve in the Union Army. He was a Sergeant in the 5 Regiment Ohio Cavalry, occupation Saddler in Company B.

He married Martha S. Tozzer [1837-1902].


Martha was the sister of Frank who married Charles's sister Elizabeth Jane Crowther Whiteley
 

He died in Cumminsville, Ohio [1st August 1897]

Whiteley, Clifford
[18??-191?] Of Southowram.

He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on Southowram War Memorial

Whiteley, Clifford
[1897-1916] Son of Sarah Jane & Louis Whiteley of 24 Grove House, Water Lane, Halifax.

He was a page at the Borough Club / employed in the Nottingham Branch of the Royal Tailoring Company Limited.

During World War I, he enlisted with the King's Royal Rifle Corps [November 1915], then served as a Private with the 19th Battalion London Regiment.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died [15th September 1916] (aged 19).

He was buried at London Cemetery & Extension, Longueval, France [1A D 8].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Pellon Baptist Church

Whiteley, Cyril
[1891-1916] Son of William Whiteley.

He was a member of Pellon Baptist Church / a cabinet machine labourer [1911].

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

He died of wounds [8th July 1916] (aged 25).

He was buried at Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension, France [III C 8]

Whiteley, Cyril
[1896-1918] Son of Mary Annie & Fred Whiteley of Bank Top, Southowram.

During World War I, he served as a Private with A Company 11th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He died of wounds [30th October 1918] (aged 22).

He was buried at Giavera British Cemetery, Arcade, Italy [6 E 8]

Whiteley, Cyril Lawton
[1896-1918] Son of Gertrude & Joe Whiteley of North Field, Barkisland.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He died 27th May 1918 (aged 22).

He is remembered on the Soissons Memorial, France, and on Barkisland War Memorial

Whiteley, Dan
[1808-1889] A member of the Whiteley paper-making family.

He was (possibly) landlord of the Hawk, Barkisland [1845] / paper maker and victualler [1861] / landlord of the Hawk, Barkisland [1871].

Joseph Whiteley (his cousin?) took over at the pub [1881, 1894].

On 7th November 1831, he married Elizabeth (BettySykes [1811-1879] at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Thomas
  2. Ann [1842-1926] who married Edward Whiteley

The family lived at Slitheroe Mill [with his son-in-law Edward 1881].

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Barkisland

Whiteley, Edgar
[1896-1917] Son of Ely Whiteley.

Born in Soyland / Ripponden.

He was a cotton twiner piecer [1911] / a twister at Victoria Mills.

During World War I, he enlisted [22nd February 1916], and served as a Lance Corporal with the 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was wounded [3rd September 1916] and returned back to France [19th April 1917].

He was killed in action [12th August 1917].

He was buried at Brown's Copse Cemetery, France [IV A 54].

He is remembered on Ripponden War Memorial, on the Memorial at Saint Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden, and on the Memorial at Stones Wesleyan Methodist Church, Ripponden

Whiteley, Edward
[18??-1893] Son of Eli Whiteley.

He and his brother John Fenton; joined their father's business at Sowerby Bridge.

They established J. F. & E. Whiteley & Company.

When his brother [1870], Edward went into partnership with Christopher Wadsworth and moved to Britannia Mills, Brighouse

Whiteley, Edward
[1840-1895] Son of Eli Whiteley.

Born in Barkisland.

A member of the Whiteley paper-making family.

He was a rag cutter [1861] / a paper-maker [1871, 1881].

On 13th June 1868, he married Ann Whiteley [1842-1926] at Halifax Parish Church.


Ann was the daughter of Dan Whiteley
 

Children:

  1. Clara [1869-1932]
  2. Annis [1879-1972]

The family lived at Slitheroe Mill, Rishworth [1881].

Living with them [in 1881] was his father-in-law Dan Whiteley

Whiteley, Edward
[1842-1893] Son of George Whiteley.

He was a member of the Local Board / Chairman of the Local School Attendance Committee / a cotton yarn maker-up [1861] / a cotton spinner [1873] / a cotton spinner employing 134 hands [1881] / a cotton spinner [1891] / a partner in J. F. & E. Whiteley & Company

On 1st May 1869, he married Annie Rudkin [1845-1916] at Halifax Parish Church.


Annie was born in Whitham on the Hill, Lincolnshire
 

Children:

  1. Charles Edward [b 1871] who was a cotton spinner assistant [1891]
  2. Wilfred Rudkin [1875-1934] a butcher assistant [1891]
  3. Herbert Taylor [b 1877]
  4. Amy Annie [1880-1914]
  5. Maude Harriet [b 1883]
  6. Ethel Jane [b 1887]

The family lived at

  • Bridge End, Rastrick [1881]
  • Springfield, Bradford Road, Hipperholme with Brighouse [1891, 1893]

Edward died suddenly, falling ill after he returned from the Manchester Market [28th June 1893]. Probate records show that he left effects valued at £4,830 17/-.

Probate was granted to his widow Annie

Whiteley, Edward
[1889-1918] Son of Mary Emma & Joe Whiteley.

Born in Salterhebble.

Baptised at All Saints' Church, Dudwell [8th March 1894].

He was a member of Square Church Brotherhood Forward Movement, Halifax / employed by Halifax Corporation.

On 11th April 1911, he married Ada Miller [1891-1953] at St James's Church, Halifax.

They lived at 19 Glen Vale, Siddal.

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

He was a stretcher-bearer.

He was killed by shellfire [25th August 1918] (aged 28).

He was buried at Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension, France [III K 19].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at All Saints' Church, Dudwell

In [Q3] 1923, Ada married Frank Johnson in Halifax.

They lived at 32 Wilson Street, Commercial Road, Halifax

Whiteley, Edward
[1890-1918] Son of Mary Emma & Joe Whiteley.

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

He married Ada.

He died 25th August 1918 (aged 28).

He was buried at Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension, France [III K 19]

Ada married Mr Johnson.

They lived at 32 Wilson Street, Commercial Road, Halifax

Whiteley, Edwin
[1842-1???] Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton manufacturer [1881].

Around 1870, he married Mary Ann [1835-1???].


Mary Ann was born in Sowerby Bridge.

She was the widow of Mr Wood, and had 2 children by her first marriage:

  1. Ann Eliza Wood [b 1862] who was a dress maker [1881]
  2. Charles Wood [b 1864] who was a railway parcels clerk [1881]

both born in Lancashire

 

Children:

  1. Cooper Nathan [1870-1938]
  2. Sarah H [b 1872]

The family lived at Lower Swift Place, Soyland [1881]

Whiteley, Eli
[1???-18??] He was a partner in Shepherd, Whiteley & Blackburn.

In 1848, he began working on his own as a cotton spinner and doubler at Lower Willow Hall Mills, Sowerby Bridge.

His sons joined the business. They went on to establish J. F. & E. Whiteley & Company

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John Fenton
  2. Edward

Whiteley, Eli
[1804-18??] Born in Barkisland.

He was a carter [1861].

He married Elizabeth Gee [1812-1???].


Elizabeth was born in Scammonden
 

Children:

  1. Edward
  2. Ben [b 1843] who was a rag cutter [1861]
  3. Tom [b 1845] who was a shoe maker / cordwainer [1861]
  4. Eli

The family lived at

  • 3 Penny Hill, Barkisland [1861]
  • Slithers Bottom Mill, Rishworth [1871]

Eli was dead by 1871

Whiteley, Eli
[1827-1900] He was Deacon, choirmaster & superintendent of the Rishworth Particular Baptist Sunday School.

He married (1) Nancy [1825-1889] daughter of William Hopkinson.

He married (2) Sally [1834-1895]

He and his wives were buried at Rishworth Particular Baptist Chapel

Whiteley, Eli
[1839-1924] He was a school master [1861] / a wool merchant [1871] / a cloth merchant [1881] / a manager corn mill – (possibly) the Sowerby Bridge United District Flour Society [1891] / a retired corn mill manager [1901].

In January 1861, he married Hannah Maria, daughter of John Titterington, in Halifax.

They had no children.

They lived at

  • Market Harborough, Leicestershire [1861]
  • New Road, Sowerby Bridge [1871]
  • Sowerby New Road, Sowerby Bridge [1881]
  • Gordon Street, Sowerby Bridge [1891]
  • Strathmore, Halifax [1901]

Hannah Maria died at Strathmore [14th April 1916]. Probate records show that she left effects valued at £803 18/9d to Eli.

Eli died at Strathmore [1924]. Probate records show that Eli left effects valued at £25,837

Whiteley, Eli
[1847-1924] His name is often recorded as Ely.

Son of John Whiteley.

Born 14th June 1847.

He was a Councillor [1903] / a cotton doubler at Lower Willow Hall Mills, Halifax [1905].

He established Eli Whiteley & Sons.

In 1868, he married Nanny Wadsworth [1847-1907] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Ruth [1869] who died in infancy
  2. Annie [1871-1935]
  3. Lucy [1873-1958] who married [1897] George Thomas Crowther
  4. Egbert [1874-1879]
  5. Emma [1875-1942] who never married
  6. Laura [1876-1921]
  7. Louis
  8. Arnold [1880-1901]
  9. Percy [1882-1952] who was a cotton doubler [1924]

The family lived at

  • Myrtle Villas, Sowerby Bridge [1905]
  • Hazel Grove, Willow Drive, Sowerby Bridge [1911]

Nanny died at Bank House, Sowerby Bridge [13th June 1907].

Eli died 14th April 1924.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £20,835 2/6d.

Probate was granted to Louis, Percy & Emma and George Thomas Crowther (mill manager).

Members of the family were buried at Rishworth Independent Church. There is a transcription of the epitaph [number 221] at Parrock Nook in Alan Shaw's CD Monumental Inscriptions in the Ripponden Area

Whiteley, Eli
[1848-1922] Son of Eli Whiteley.

Born in Barkisland.

A member of the Whiteley paper-making family.

He was a cotton piecer [1861] / a paper-maker [1881] / a retired paper-maker [1911].

On 17th July 1870, he married (1) Sarah Ingham [1846-1873] at St Oswald's Church, Guiseley.

Children:

  1. Annie [1871-1941] who was a cotton winder [1881]

In [Q2] 1876, he married (2) Annie Sunderland [1847-1884] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Wilson [1877-1946] who was a pupil teacher [1881], a paper manufacturer [1911, 1922]
  2. Watson [1879-1944] who was a paper manufacturer [1922]
  3. Minnie [1882-1951]

In 1885, he married (3) Martha Greenwood [1847-1910] in Halifax.

The family lived at

Eli died Slitheroe, Rishworth [19th August 1922].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £8,292 1/-.

Probate was granted to his sons Wilson and Watson

Whiteley, Elizabeth Jane Crowther
[1842-1913] Daughter of Charles Whiteley.

Born 16th April 1842.

Baptised at Elland Church [5th June 1842].

Like her siblings, she migrated to the US [1850]. She acquired US citizenship in 1850.

She married Frank Tozzer in Cincinnati, Ohio.


Frank was the brother of Martha who married Elizabeth Jane's brother Charles
 

Children:

  1. Nellie F [b 1867] who was an attendant at the Public Library [1900]
  2. Janie L [b 1874] who was a school teacher [1900]
  3. Philip W [b 1876] who was an engineer (wood working) [1900]
  4. James W [b 1879] who was a freight clerk [1900]

She died of heart disease in Cincinnati [8th October 1913]. She was buried at Springgrove Cemetery, Cincinnati [11th October 1913]

Whiteley, Ellis
[18??-1???] Of Soyland.

He married Harriet Howarth [18??-1???].

Children:

  1. Emily [1863-1927] who married Frederick Freeman

Whiteley, Ellis
[18??-18??] He had a house in Pleasant Row, Ripponden which was the first store of the new Ripponden Co-operative Society Limited.

In 1872, he married Mary Dunn in Halifax.

There is a window in Ripponden Church in their memory

Whiteley, Ellis
[1825-1883] Son of George Whiteley.

Born in Soyland.

He was a cabinet maker [1861] / beerhouse keeper, joiner & farmer [1871] / a farmer of 2 acres & innkeeper at the Star, Soyland [1883] / beerhouse keeper at the Star, Soyland [1883].

On 25th June 1865, he married (1) Ann Uttley [1829-1865] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Hannah [1849-1928]
  2. Ellen [1854-1891] operative doubler (cotton) [1871]
  3. Emily [b 1857] operative reeler (cotton) [1871]
  4. George [1856-1935] piecer spinner (cotton) [1871], a labourer mason [1881]
  5. Allen [1859-1901]
  6. Ellis [1864-1944]

On 16th November 1867, he married (2) Hannah [1825-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Hannah [née Farrar] was the widow of Mr Sutcliffe
 

The family lived at Card Stock, Soyland [1861, 1871].

Ellis died 12th April 1883.

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

Probate was granted to Jerry Booth and James Anthony Bancroft (quarryman) 

Whiteley, Ellis
[1841-1916] Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton spinner [1871] / a farmer of 7¼ acres [1881] / manager of a cotton mill [1891, 1901] / a farmer [1911].

On 10th November 1863, he married Hannah Taylor [1843-1???] at Elland Parish Church.


Hannah was born in Stansfield
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1864]
  2. Annie [b 1866] who was a reeler [1881]
  3. Emily [b 1870] who was a cotton reeler [1891]
  4. Ada [b 1873] who was a cotton reeler [1891, 1901]
  5. Willie [b 1886] who was a butcher's apprentice [1901] a butcher [1911]

The family lived at

Whiteley, Elsie
[1903-1972] She started working in the mills [1915]. She started a business at home, designing and making dresses [1929]. She opened shops in Ovenden: Athol Mount [1930], Keighley Road [1940s] The Elsie Whiteley label was known for ladies' blouses.

She finally established a business with 6 local mills, including West Grove Mill, Halifax.

Her 2 sons took over the business

See Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre

Whiteley, Ely
[1808-1882] Born in Rishworth.

He established the Hopkinson School.

He was a grocer [1851, 1861, 1871] / a schoolmaster [1851, 1861, 1871].

On 1st November 1829, he married (1) Mary Ann Greenwood [1806-1849] at Elland Parish Church.

On 26th August 1849, he married (2) Bessey / Bessy Hopkinson [1809-1873] at Halifax Parish Church.


Bessy was born in Rishworth.

She assisted in the family grocery business [1851, 1861]

 

Children:

  1. John Hopkinson
  2. George Ely [1869-1870] who died aged 18 weeks

The family lived at

Ely died 5th December 1882.

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £124 6/-.

The will was proved by his son John Hopkinson.

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

Whiteley, Ely
[1859-19??] Son of John Whiteley, cotton twiner.

He was a stripper and grinder of Maude Lane, Soyland [1894] / a cotton stripper & grinder [1901].

On 24th February 1894, he married Jane Elizabeth Whiteley in Soyland.


Jane Elizabeth of Maude Lane, Soyland, was the daughter of
James Whiteley
 

Children:

  1. Edith [b 1895] who was a cotton operative [1911]
  2. Edgar
  3. Harry [b 1902]

The family lived at

  • 34 Spring Street, Soyland [1901]
  • 16 Spring Street, Ripponden [1911]

Eli died in Halifax [Q4 1902] (aged 44) 

Whiteley, Emily
[1???-19??] Of Elland.

She married Walter Widdop

Whiteley, Ernest
[1874-1???] Son of Joseph Whiteley.

Born in Norland.

He was a woollen piecer [1891] / a woollen weaver [1901].

In 1907, he married Sarah Alice Heap, daughter of David Heap


Sarah Alice Heap was the daughter of David Heap
 

Whiteley, Francis Herbert
[1888-1939] Son of Herbert Whiteley.

Born 18th February 1888.

In 1925, he married Mavis Alexandra Gwendoline Smith.


Mavis Alexandra Gwendoline came from Siddal
 

They lived at Kebroyd House, Ripponden [1930s]

Whiteley, Frank Allison
[1893-1918] Son of Martha M Ann & Charles Herbert Whiteley of 22 Haddon Avenue, Halifax.

He was educated at Heath Grammar School.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/5th Battalion Essex Regiment.

He died of pneumonia in the Citadel Hospital, Cairo [14th November 1918] (aged 25).

He was buried at Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt [Q 98].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Heath Grammar School, and on the Memorial at All Saints' Church, Dudwell

Whiteley, Fred
[18??-19??] Partner in Whiteley Brothers.

He lived at 5 Merrion Street, Southowram [1905]

Whiteley, Fred
[1861-1???] Son of Joseph Whiteley.

He was a market gardener [1881] / a music teacher [1891]. In 1889, he advertised


F. Whiteley's Skin Cure

for salves and ointments for human use

He lived at

  • Ogden Lane, Rastrick [1889]
  • John Street, Rastrick [1891]

Whiteley, Fred
[1893-1918] Son of Sarah Jane & Reuben Whiteley of 2 Half House Lane, Hove Edge.

During World War I, he served as a Gunner with D Battery 281st Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He died 30th August 1918 (aged 25).

He was buried at Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux, France [VI G 2].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Brighouse Parish Church

Whiteley, Fred
[1904-1992] Son of Mr Whiteley.

He was a wholesale and retail cigar and tobacco merchant of Brighouse. His shop stood at Whiteley's Corner.

In closed in 19??.

Since then, the shop has been occupied by a travel agency and a betting shop

Whiteley, Fred Aldham
[1916-1945] Son of Mary & George Aldham Whiteley of 127 Catherine Street, Elland.

He was educated at South End Board School, Elland / employed by Dyson Peel, butcher.

During World War II, he enlisted [April 1940], and served as a Private with the 5th Battalion Green Howards (Yorkshire Regiment).

He died of wounds sustained at Weimar on march from Silesia to West Germany [6th March 1945] (aged 28).

He was buried at Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery, Germany [11 D 18].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial

Whiteley, Fred Marsden
[1878-1936] Born in Halifax.

In 1900, he married Annie Clegg in Halifax.


Annie was the daughter of
Thomas Clegg
 

Children:

  1. Winifred [b 1901]
  2. Norman Clegg [1909-1976]

Whiteley, Frederic Leah
[1877-19??] Son of Frederick Whiteley.

Born in Halifax.

He was a hatter (dealer) [1911].

He lived at 10 Corn Market, Halifax [1911].

Living with him in 1911 were his widowed mother Eliza Clare Whiteley and his siblings Robert Clare, Winifred Mary, and George Morton

Whiteley, Frederick
[1845-1908] Hatter.

Son of Robert Whiteley.

He and his father went into partnership as R. Whiteley & Son. From 1880, he was sole proprietor of the business.

He was active in local affairs. In November 1889, he was a Councillor for Market Ward

In [Q2] 1876, he married Eliza Clare Morton [1846-1923] in Exeter.

Children:

  1. Frederic Leah
  2. Robert Clare [1880-1945] who was an inspector of agents (insurance company) [1911]
  3. Charles Morton [1881] who died aged 5 months
  4. Winifred Mary [b 1884]
  5. George Morton [b 1888] who was a mechanic (cash till making) [1911]

The family lived at Clare Road, Halifax [1881].

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 307]: Charles Morton [17th May 1881]; Frederick [11th May 1908]; Eliza Clare [20th March 1923]; Robert Clare [25th May 1945]

Whiteley, George
[1???-18??] He was an officer in the Halifax Police [1830]

Whiteley, George
[1???-18??] Cotton spinner at Rishworth/Ripponden.

When the Ripponden & District Spinning Company Limited failed, he bought their Ripponden Wood Mill

Whiteley, George
[16??-1???] Of Rishworth.

Heywood writes that


[his] wife riding towards Halifax behind a young man that was to marry her daughter to buy wedding clothes on Thursday Feb 9 1681/2, they lived in Rishworth, lighted to warm them and drink a cup of ale at Sarah Bates's in Sowerby, as they got on again, the horse being young started and turned suddenly, she fell of backward, broke her neck, never spake, was taken up dead, her nose crushed etc, it was a sad and sudden spectacle, Lord sanctify us
 

Whiteley, George
[1786-18??] He was a weaver [1838] / a worsted weaver [1841]

He married Mary [1781-18??].

Children:

  1. Frances [1813-1880?] who married Miles Fox
  2. Thomas [b 1816] who was a cotton twister [1841]

The family lived at Hebble Mills, Ovenden [1841].

Living with them [in 1841], were granddaughter Elizabeth Whiteley [b 1839], and daughter Frances, her husband Miles Fox, and their daughter Jane

Whiteley, George
[1786-1866] He was a shop keeper / a grocer.

He married Hannah Stott [1795-1864].

Children:

  1. William
  2. James
  3. Ellis

Whiteley, George
[1798-1873] JP.

Son of John Whiteley.

He was a card manufacturer [1841-1873].

He and his brother Joseph took over the family business, John Whiteley & Sons, after their father's death.

On 26th June 1823, he married Elizabeth Sale [1796-1868] in Haslingden.

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1824]
  2. George [1825-1873]
  3. John Henry
  4. Mary Jane [1831-1889] who married Henry Eccles
  5. Susanna [1833-1898] who married Ephraim Alfred Eccles

The family lived at Mayfield House, Halifax [1841-1873].

He died 2nd June 1873.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £100,000.

His will was proved by Thomas Theodore Ormerod, John Whiteley Ward, Nathan Whiteley (card maker), and John Fisher

See West Yorkshire Railway Company

Whiteley, George
[18??-18??] He was a director of the Halifax Joint Stock Banking Company.

See West Yorkshire Railway Company

Whiteley, George
[18??-18??] Cotton warp manufacturer at Ripponden Mill [1845]

Whiteley, George
[18??-18??] Cotton spinner and doubler at Lower Willow Hall Mills, Sowerby Bridge [1874]

Whiteley, George
[18??-18??] BA.

He ran a school in Halifax [1845].

He lived at Silver Street, Halifax

Whiteley, George
[1808-1873] Born in Rishworth.

He was a spinner of cotton employing 40 hands [1851] / a cotton spinner [1861, 1870s] / a retired cotton spinner [1871].

On 7th September 1835, he married Harriet Whitehead [1809-1894] at Halifax Parish Church.


Harriet was born in Ovenden
 

Children:

  1. John Fenton [1837-1870] who was a cotton piecer [1851, a cotton carder worker [1861]
  2. Sarah Ann [1840-1901] who was a cotton twist reeler [1861] & married John Hopkinson Whiteley
  3. Edward
  4. Emma [1843-1909] who was a cotton twist reeler [1861]
  5. Ainley
  6. Mary [b 1852]

The family lived at

  • Field House, Rishworth [1851]
  • Willow Cottage, Skircoat [1873]

George died 28th January 1873.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £6,000.

His will was proved by his sons

Whiteley, George
[1816-1847] On 3rd October 1835, he married Mary, daughter of Ellis Hollas.

Children:

  1. Grace [b 1834]
  2. Ellis [1839-1896]
  3. George [b 1842]
  4. Hartley [b 1846]

After George's death, Mary married William Hartley

Whiteley, George
[1816-1868] Son of John Whiteley.

He was a cotton spinner.

On 30th November 1837, he married Sarah Lawton [1815-1862] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah was the daughter of Joseph Lawton
 

Children:

  1. George [1839-1870] who was a cotton spinner [1868], a book keeper [1861]
  2. Martha [1841-1908] who married James Lawton
  3. Lawton
  4. Benjamin [1853-1880] who was a cotton spinner [1871]

The family lived at

George died at home [11th November 1868].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £8,000.

The will was proved by his widow Sarah, sons George & Lawton, and James Lawton.

Sarah was a farmer [1861, 1871]

Whiteley, George
[1818-1890] Son of Charles Whiteley.

Like other members of the family, he became a hatter. He and his brother, Robert, took over the family business at Whiteley's Hat Shop in Corn Market, Halifax.

He married in Halifax and, in 1852, the family emigrated to Australia.

He returned to Halifax where he remarried and where he died

Whiteley, George
[1825-1873] Eldest son of George Whiteley.

Born in Halifax.

He moved to live in Livsey, Blackburn.

He was a cotton spinner & manufacturer [1861].

On 13th July 1853, he married Margaret Pickup [1820-1913] at St Mary's, Blackburn.


Margaret was born in Blackburn
 

Children:

  1. Edith [b 1855]
  2. George [b 1856]
  3. Herbert James

The family lived at The Woodlands, Blackburn [1861]

Whiteley, George
[1839-1???] He was a painter [1871] / a plasterer [1881] / a painter and paper hanger [1891]

In 1865, he married Alice Lumb [1840-1???] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. James Arthur [b 1867] who was a book keeper in cotton mill [1871, 1891]
  2. George Edwin
  3. John [b 1874] who was a carpet designer [1891]
  4. Sarah Alice [b 1878]

The family lived at

  • Stubbin, Sowerby [1871]
  • West Street, Sowerby Bridge [1881]
  • 13 West Street, Sowerby Bridge [1891]

Whiteley, George
[1859-19??] Son of Isaac Whiteley, wool washer.

Born in Northowram / Queensbury.

He was a roller coverer of Ambler Thorn, Northowram [1883] / a roller coverer (worsted mill) [1891, 1901] / a saddler [1911].

In 1883, he married Elizabeth Akroyd [1860-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Elizabeth, of Lee Mount, Ovenden, was born in Ovenden, the daughter of Henry Akroyd, twister-in
 

Children:

  1. Harry Vincent [b 1885] who was a model maker [1901]
  2. Sam [b 1886] who was a mill hand (worsted) [1901], an engineer [1911]
  3. Verney Brinton

The family lived at

  • 9 Alexander Street, Northowram [1891]
  • 21 Dunkirk Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 20 Rose Street, Hopwood Lane, Halifax [1911]

Whiteley, George
[1862-1930] Of Green Lane Top, Ripponden.

In 1900, he married Ruth Amelia Barrett in Halifax.

George died 17th January 1930.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £897 4/1d. Probate was granted to his widow

Whiteley, George
[1894-1963] In [Q2] 1917, he married Lavinia Hitchin in Halifax.


Lavinia was the daughter of
Albert Hitchin
 

The couple died in Coventry: George [23rd October 1963]; Lavinia [5th December 1965]

Whiteley, George A.
[18??-19??] Millwright, mill furnisher and ironmonger at Southgate Iron Works, Elland [1905]

Whiteley, George Albert
[1891-1918] Son of Joe Whiteley.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a cotton finisher [1911].

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

He died of wounds received in action [7th September 1918] (aged 27).

He was buried at Mont Huon Military Cemetery, France.

He is remembered on Ripponden War Memorial, on the Roll of Honour at Zion Congregational Church, Ripponden, and on his parents' gravestone at Stones Methodist Church, Soyland

Whiteley, George Edwin
[1869-1???] Son of George Whiteley.

Born in Mill Bank.

He was a painter and paper hanger [1871, 1891] / a decorator [1894, 1901].

In 1897, he played the cello when his wife performed – as Madame Parr – at the Bull's Head Smoke Club.

In [Q2] 1894, he married Annie Parr at St Paul's, King Cross, Halifax.

They lived at 61 Osborne Road, Blackpool [1901].

Whiteley, George Shaw
[1855-1???] Son of Joseph Whiteley.

In 1881, he and his brother Ernest were working in their father's forge at Ogden Lane, Rastrick. He subsequently established G. S. Whiteley & Company at the forge.

The business passed to Whiteley's nephew, John Riley and the Riley family who produced the Riley Link.

See Rastrick Bowling Green Company Limited

Whiteley, Gilbert
[1900-197?] Born in Northowram.

Around 1915, he moved to Mixenden. He lived at Long Row, Clough Lane, Mixenden.

He bred rare birds and won many prizes.

He was Secretary of the Polish Bantam Club, and was made a life member that club, the Poultry Club of Great Britain and the American Poultry Association.

He wrote the book Standard of Perfection for Domestic and Wild Fowl

Whiteley, Harold
[1895-1???] Of Elland.

In [Q2] 1916, he married Gladys Kaye in Halifax.


Gladys was the daughter of
Robert Henry Kaye
 

Children:

  1. Kenneth

Whiteley, Harriet
[1802-1875] Daughter of Mr Whiteley.

Born in Rishworth.

In 1823, he married (1) John Whiteley at Elland Parish Church.


Harriet and John were (possibly) cousins
 

In 1851, she was widowed and listed as

a cotton warp maker employing 15 hands

In 1855, she married (2) Benjamin Lawton in Huddersfield

Whiteley, Harry
[1870-1929] Born in Brighouse [13th August 1870].

In [Q4] 1910, he married Ellen Middleton in Halifax.

In 1910, Ellen and Harry emigrated to the USA, travelling from Liverpool on the Zeeland, landing at Boston, Massachusetts, en route to Sanford, Maine. When Ellen's mother died [1912], Ellen and Harry returning to the UK. On 30th October 1914, they returned to the US, landing in New York on the ship Franconia. Their place of residence, on landing at Ellis Island, is given as Sanford, Maine.

Harry died in Sanford [29th April 1929], and was buried at Oakdale Cemetery.

Ellen returned to Brighouse.

Whiteley, Harry
[1878-1960] Born at Moorfield, Ripponden.

He went to live in Northumberland [1902]

Whiteley, Harry
[1891-1916] Son of Sam Whiteley

He was a member of Siddal Wesleyan Methodist Church & School / a member of Siddal United Cricket Club / a carpet weaver [1911] / employed by J. & J. Baldwin & Partners Limited.

During World War I, he was called up [9th February 1916], and served as a Private with the 17th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He had been in France for 3 weeks.

He was killed 14th July 1916 (aged 25).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [2A, 2C & 2D]

Whiteley, Hartley
[1832-1905] Born in Elland.

He was a clay miner [1881, 1891] / a retired coal miner [1901].

In [Q3] 1852, he married Mary Ann Newsome [1835-19??].


Mary Ann was born in Huddersfield
 

Children:

  1. Allen
  2. Alice A. [b 1860] who was a worsted operative [1881]
  3. George [b 1863] who was a worsted operative [1881]
  4. Sarah Jane [b 1867] who was a worsted operative [1881], a dressmaker [1891] & married John William Milner
  5. Arthur [b 1869] who was a worsted operative [1881, 1891]
  6. Lily [b 1871] who was a worsted operative [1881, 1891]
  7. Robert [b 1874] who was a woollen operative [1891], a dyer's labourer [1901]
  8. Ruth E. [b 1877] who was a worsted operative [1891], a woollen weaver [1901]

The family lived at

  • Woodland Cottages, Elland cum Greetland [1881]
  • 10 Park Road, Elland [1891]

Living with them [in 1881] were widowed son Allen and his 2 children: Mary [b 1875] & James [b 1878].

Living with them [in 1891] were grandchildren Mary A. Whiteley [b 1875] (worsted worker) [1891] & John H. Whiteley [b 1880].

Living with them [in 1891] was grandson John H. Whiteley [b  1880] (boiler maker).

Hartley died [Q2] 1905 (aged 73) 

Whiteley, Henry
[1858-1935] Born in Sheffield.

Established H. Whiteley & Company Limited.

He owned the land from Slitheroe Bridge to Rochdale Road.

From 1916, he rented a part of Stones School in order to establish a garden on the land at the top of Stead Lane. The children at the School were encouraged to grow vegetables and flowers.

He provided a children's playground between Stones School and the Butcher's Arms.

He married Anne [1861-19??].


Anne was born in Soyland
 

They lived at Middle Goat House, Rishworth [1901].

In his will, he left a field near Slitheroe Bridge to Rishworth UDC and Soyland UDC for a Henry Whiteley's Park and £200 to Rishworth UDC for Henry Whiteley's Fund for Aged People's Treat. He also left money to various Baptist and Congregational churches in Rishworth and Ripponden

Whiteley, Herbert
[1866-1899] Son of Thomas Whiteley.

He was a cotton spinner.

In 1887, he married Geraldine Louisa Eastwood [1868-1897].


Geraldine Louisa was the eldest daughter of Charles William Eastwood,
 

Children:

  1. Francis Herbert

The family lived at

Geraldine died 1st September 1897 (aged 29).

Herbert died 17th February 1899

Whiteley, Herbert
[1874-1???] Son of Joseph Whiteley.

He was landlord of the Hawk, Barkisland [1898].

On 6th October 1898, he married Virtue Sykes at St Augustine's Church, Pellon


Virtue was the daughter of George Frederick Sykes
 

Whiteley, Herbert James
[1857-1936] Son of George Whiteley.

Born in Livsey, Blackburn.

He was a Conservative politician / MP for Ashton-under-Lyne [1895] / High Sheriff of Worcestershire [1913] / MP for Droitwich [1916] / 1st Baronet of Grimley [1918]

In 1895, he married Florence Kate Huntington.


Florence Kate was the daughter of William Balle Huntington of Darwen, Lancashire
 

Children:

  1. son
  2. son

In March 1918, he added his wife's name to his own becoming Herbert James Huntington-Whiteley.

On 30th April 1927, he proved the will of Mary, widow of his uncle Rev John Henry Whiteley, 71 years after her death.

He died his Worcestershire home [January 1936]

Whiteley, Hezekiah
[1825-1861] Son of John Whiteley.

Born in Northowram.

Baptised at Methodist New Connexion, Ambler Thorn [1825].

He was a bookkeeper [1851] / a stone merchant employing 7 quarrymen at Hove Edge Quarry [1861]

In 1851, he married Ellen Priestley [1830-1???] in Halifax.


Ellen was the daughter of coal pit banksman Joseph Priestley
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Jane [b 1852] who was a worsted twister [1871]
  2. Irvin Jones [b 1854] who was a stone mason [1871]
  3. Wilton James

The family lived at Catherine Slack, Northowram [1861].

In 1871, the widowed Ellen and her children were living with her parents Martha [1800-18??] and Joseph Priestley [1799-18??] at 2 New Buildings, Northowram

Whiteley, Hiley
[1849-1897] Son of labourer John Whiteley.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was a blacksmith [1872] / a stoker at mill [1881] / a labourer in iron foundry [1891] / a dyer [1896].

In [Q1] 1872, he married Mary Helliwell [1852-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary, of Erringden, was the daughter of labourer Abraham Helliwell
 

Children:

  1. Eunice [b 1874] who was a servant for the Crowther family in Sowerby Bridge [1891]
  2. Zilpha [b 1876] who was a worsted box tenter [1891]
  3. Ephraim [b 1877] who was a woollen piecer [1891]
  4. Christiana [b 1879]
  5. Aaron [b 1881]
  6. Hiley
  7. Paulina [b 1889] who was a worsted doffer [1901]
  8. Ethel May [b 1893]

The family lived at

  • Wilson's Buildings, Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge [1881]
  • 17 Terrace Street, Sowerby Bridge [1891]
  • Willow Street, Sowerby Bridge [1896]
  • 1 Summerland Terrace, Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge [1901]

In 1896, daughter Christiana drowned herself in the canal at Hollings Mill. She had earlier told a co-worker at Wharf Mill, that she was going to drown herself because her parents had been remonstrating her on account of her behaviour

Whiteley, Hiley
[1885-1915] Son of Hiley Whiteley.

He was a paint mixer oil cloth works [1901] / employed in the goods yard at Sowerby Bridge Railway Station.

In [Q4] 1911, he married Jane Harrison in Rotherham.

Children:

  1. Jessie [b 1912]
  2. George [b 1914]

The family lived at

  • 12 Union Street, Sowerby Bridge
  • Woodhouse Terrace, Copley

During World War I, he served as a Stoker with the Royal Navy aboard the battleship HMS Goliath.

He died 12th May 1915 (aged 23)  when his ship was torpedoed by the Turkish Navy, and sank in the Dardanelles with the loss of 570 of her crew of 700.

Leading Telegraphist George Ambler also perished on the Goliath

His friend and colleague Thomas Barron was also a stoker in the Navy, and died in the War

Whiteley, Hiram
[1826-1???] Labourer of West Vale.

On 15th January 1870, he stole a duck, the property of tailor John Cockroft of West Vale. He was apprehended with the duck in his possession. He was known to be an old offender and was committed for trial.

He was acquitted

Whiteley, Holroyd
[18??-19??] Of 106 Park View, Rastrick Common.

He was a labourer [1930].

In 1908, he married Rachel Turner in Halifax.

Rachel died 13th March 1930.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £462 10/11d. Probate was granted to her husband Holroyd

Whiteley, Holt
[1858-1???] Son of James Holt Whiteley.

He married Sarah Jane Collins at St Peter's, Huddersfield [18th August 1881].

Children:

  1. Louisa [b 1883]
  2. James H [b 1885]
  3. Fred [b 1889]

Whiteley, Isaac
[1871-1947] Son of Samuel Whiteley.

Born in Elland.

He was a cotton piecer [1891] / a cotton piecer of Westgate, Elland [1894] / a general labourer [1901] / maltster's labourer [1911].

In [Q1] 1894, he married Frances Walker at Elland Parish Church.


Frances, of Paradise Yard, Elland, was born in West Vale, the daughter of William Walker.

She was a woollen mill hand [1901]

 

Children:

  1. John Edward
  2. Elizabeth Ellen [b 1902]

The family lived at

  • 1 Paradise Yard, Elland [with Frances's widowed mother Rebecca 1901]
  • 39 Paradise Yard, Victoria Road, Elland [1916]
  • 39 Victoria Road, Elland [1911]

The couple were buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax

Whiteley, Ivo
[1887-1918] Son of Richard Whiteley.

Born 18th March 1887.

In [Q4] 1910, he married Annie Smith [1886-1959] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Wilfred [1911-1971]

The family lived at 11 Lane Head, Ripponden [1918].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/6th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died a prisoner of war at Laon [6th August 1918] (aged 31).

He was buried at Sissonne British Cemetery, France [J 9]

He is remembered on the family grave at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones, and on Ripponden War Memorial

Whiteley, Ivor
[19??-1???] In [Q3] 1949, he married Anne Fox in Halifax

Whiteley, J. W.
[18??-19??] Of Whiteley Brothers.

He lived at Providence Buildings, Towngate, Southowram [1905]

Whiteley, Jack
[1919-1942] Son of Louisa Ann & Walter Whiteley of Halifax.

During World War II, he served as a Private with the 3rd Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment.

He died 1st September 1942 (aged 23).

He was buried at El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt [XII H 17]

Whiteley, Jack Lloyd
[1922-1943] Son of Edith May & Selwyn Whiteley of Halifax.

During World War II, he served as a Private with the 16th Battalion Durham Light Infantry.

He died 17th September 1943 (aged 21).

He is remembered on the Cassino Memorial, Italy [10], and on Ripponden War Memorial

Whiteley, James
[17??-1???] Of Erringden. He was suspected of being a coiner

Whiteley, James
[17??-17??] Hatter in Halifax [1778]

Whiteley, James
[17??-18??] He was a gardener [1841].

He married Mary Holt at St Peter's, Huddersfield [3rd March 1822].


Mary was the daughter of
John Holt
 

Children:

  1. James

The family lived at Elland [1841]

Whiteley, James
[18??-1???] He was a member of the Ovenden Local Board [1873].

In 1873, he was one of those who received anonymous death threats from Jonathan Priestley.

Whiteley, James
[18??-18??] He was apprenticed to Joseph Whiteley, a collier at Blackley, who subjected him to abuse, ill-treatment, cruelty, starvation and neglect which almost led to the boy's death.

In 1843, he brought a case against his master.

Joseph was fined £10 and the Board of Guardians found James another position.

Joseph and James were not related

Whiteley, James
[18??-1906] Around 1866, he acquired the business which became James Whiteley Limited

Whiteley, James
[1822-1???] Son of Charles Whiteley.

Born in Greetland.

Baptised at Elland Parish Church [6th October 1822].

He was a weaver [1841] / a spinner in the US [1850].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Charles [b 1844]

He and his brother Joseph emigrated to the US and arrived in New Orleans, Louisiana on 12th August 1847.

Like others in the family, he and son Charles appear in the US census of July 1850 for Connellsville, Philadelphia

Whiteley, James
[1823-1???] Son of George Whiteley.

He was a carter [1860, 1861] / a farmer of 6 acres [1881] / a farmer & shopkeeper [1884].

On 3rd September 1860, he married Mary Proctor at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary was the daughter of James Proctor
 

Children:

  1. George [1862-1930] who was a mill hand (cotton) [1881], a farmer [1884]
  2. Mary [b 1864] who was a mill hand (cotton) [1881]
  3. Harriet [b 1865]
  4. Hannah [b 1866] who was a mill hand (cotton) [1881]

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1881] was widowed mother-in-law Leah Procter [aged 78].

James died 10th March 1884.

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £294 10/-.

The will was proved by his widow Mary and children George & Mary

Whiteley, James
[1840-1???] Born in Soyland.

He was a mason's labourer [1891].

In 1837, he married Elizabeth.


Elizabeth was born in Soyland
 

Children:

  1. Tom [b 1863] who was a cotton spinner [1891]
  2. Jane Elizabeth [b 1867] who was a card room hand [1891] & married Ely Whiteley
  3. Mary H [b 1869] who was a card room hand [1891]
  4. George [b 1873] who was a cotton spinner piecer [1891]
  5. Caroline [b 1875] who was a cotton twiner piecer [1891]
  6. Ellen [b 1878]
  7. John E [b 1882]

The children were born in Soyland.

The family lived at Stoops Buildings, Ripponden, Soyland [1891]

Whiteley, James
[1878-1916] Son of Allen Whiteley.

Born in Leeds.

He was a cotton spinner [1891] / a postman at Lofthouse [19??].

In 1896, he joined the 19th Foot Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment).

He was described as

height 5 ft 4½ inches; weight 117lbs; fresh complexion; grey eyes; brown hair; scar on the bridge of his nose; pierced heart tattooed on right forearm; cross and 3 dots tattooed on left forearm

He was in India from November 1897 to January 1904, then transferred to the reserves. He was promoted to Corporal in July 1899; reverted to Private in September 1900 for misconduct.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. child
  2. child
  3. child
  4. child

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

He died 17th July 1916 (aged 38).

Whiteley, James Albert
[1884-1918]

Born in Rishworth [21st July 1884].

He worked for Anglo-American Oil.

During World War I, he enlisted in Dundee [3rd April 1915], and served as a Driver with the 8th Brigade Royal Horse Artillery & Royal Field Artillery.

He served in Mesopotamia.

He died of dysentery in Gaza [2nd November 1918].

He was buried at Gaza War Cemetery, Palestine [XXVII G 3].

He is remembered on Ripponden War Memorial, and on the Roll of Honour at Zion Congregational Church, Ripponden

Whiteley, James Allen
[1844-1912] Son of Nathan Whiteley.

He was a cotton spinner [1871].

He never married.

He and his brother Benjamin lived at Smithy Clough most of their lives

Eliza Hammond was a domestic servant with them [1881]

Whiteley, James Holt
[1824-1878] Son of James Whiteley.

Baptised at Halifax Parish Church [7th March 1824].

He succeeded his uncle, John Holt, as landlord of the Woolpack, Halifax [1864].

He was a Halifax Councillor [1864-1865].

He married (1) his cousin Louisa Haigh at Halifax Parish Church [19th February 1852].


Louisa was the daughter of Luke Haigh
 

Children:

  1. Holt

He married (2) Martha Bairstow at Halifax Parish Church [21st November 1867].


Martha was the daughter of John Bairstow
 

Children:

  1. Lilly [b 1870]

Whiteley, James William
[1890-1937] In 1919, he married Hilda Sykes in Halifax.


Hilda was the daughter of
Aquilla Sykes
 

Children:

  1. Wilfred Sykes (Whiteley) [1920-1949]

Hilda died in Lancaster [1991]

Whiteley, Jeremiah
[1???-17??] Halifax tobacconist.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Thomas

Whiteley, Joe
[1859-1902] From Mill Bank.

A member of the Whiteley family of Rishworth.

He was landlord of the Junction, Ripponden [1901, 1902].

In 1885, he married Sarah Ann Swift [1862-1925] in Halifax.


Sarah Ann came from Elsecar, Barnsley
 

Children:

  1. Schofield
  2. Gertrude Alice [b 1887]
  3. John [b 1888]
  4. Harriet Hilda [1889-1976] who married James Dudgeon
  5. George Albert
  6. Leugie [b 1898]
  7. Forrester [b 1900]
  8. Joe Harry [b 1901]

Sarah Ann took over at the Junction and was there until her death.

Members of the family were buried at Stones Methodist Church, Soyland

Whiteley, Joe
[1864-1930] Of Moor Cottage, Soyland.

In 1891, he married Mary Elizabeth Smith in Halifax.

Joe died 29th April 1930.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £819 6/-. Probate was granted to his widow

Whiteley, Joe
[19??-1???] On 26th October 1939, he married Doreen Little


Doreen was the daughter of
William Little
 

Children:

  1. David John
  2. Josephine

Whiteley, John
[17??-18??] Miller of Sowerby.

On 24th May 1779, he married Tabitha Illingworth at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Tabitha

Whiteley, John
[1759-1833] Founded John Whiteley & Sons.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Susanna
  2. Joseph
  3. George
Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £20,000

Whiteley, John
[1766-1846] Of New House, Parrack Nook.

In November 1816, he, Isaac Norcliffe and Jonathan Bottomley, who had all been members of Sowerby Independent Chapel, decided to establish a chapel at Parrack Nook. Their efforts resulted in the construction of Parrack Nook Chapel.

He was a deacon at the chapel for the rest of his life

Whiteley, John
[1782-1823] He was a clock maker at Making Place, Soyland.

He married Elizabeth [1776-1848].

Children:

  1. Thomas

Members of the family were buried at Stones Methodist Church, Soyland

Whiteley, John
[1788-1858] Aka John Almighty, Boniface John.

Son of John Whiteley.

Born at Longbottom, Luddendenfoot.

He was Constable at Sowerby and landlord of the Star Inn, Sowerby.

His portrait at the Star Inn is said to be the source of supernatural happenings.

He is discussed in the books In & About Our Old Homes and Our Home & Country.

See John Whiteley Firth

Whiteley, John
[1788-1858] Of Soyland.

A member of The Whiteley family of Rishworth.

He was described as

one of the most successful spinners of his time in the [Ryburn] valley

He established Whiteley & Son and owned several mills in the area including

He married Elizabeth (Betty) Fairbank [1790-1872].

Children:

  1. William [1806-1831]
  2. John [1808-1891] who was an overlooker [1841]
  3. Nathan
  4. Peter
  5. George
  6. Joseph
  7. Hannah [1821-1908] who married James Learoyd
  8. Thomas Henry [1827-1828]
  9. Benjamin

The family lived at

John died at Stones House, Ripponden [5th February 1858, aged 70].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £18,000.

His will was proved by his executors: Roger Peel of Moorfields, Soyland (gentleman), James Hirst of Marsden, and son Peter

Elizabeth died 16th March 1872 [aged 82].

Members of the family were buried at Rishworth Particular Baptist Chapel

Whiteley, John
[1790-1853] Established John Whiteley & Company.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Thomas

Whiteley, John
[18??-1???] Picture framer, gilder and mount cutter.

By 1919, the business was Edward Mortimer Limited

He was at 21 Square Road, Halifax [1893] and 17 Lister Lane, Halifax.

He married Elizabeth Crossley.

Children:

  1. Thomas Washington

Whiteley, John
[1800-1850] Born in Rishworth.

He was a cotton spinner in Elland.

On 25th May 1823, he married Harriet Whiteley at Elland Parish Church.


Harriet and John were (possibly) cousins
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1824]
  2. Martha [b 1826]
  3. Robert
  4. Thomas
  5. John
  6. Joseph

Sons John & Joseph were born in Huddersfield, the other children were born in Rishworth.

Thomas became a cotton spinner in Elland, and his brothers became cotton spinners in Huddersfield.

The family lived at Huddersfield [1851].

Thomas died in Huddersfield before 1851 and Harriet remarried

Joseph's father was int. ref.43_W2454 John Whiteley [1800-1850] and int. ref. 43_2171 Mr Whiteley he married int. ref. 43_W2455 Harriet Whiteley [1802-1875] 25 May 1823 at St Mary's Elland 1. Mary [1824-1903] 2. Martha [1825-1896] 3. Robert [1828-1852] 4. Thomas [1830-1888] int .ref. 43_W2452 5. John [1836-1890] 6. Joseph [1839-1908] int. ref 43_W1440 int. ref 43_W2545 John 12 Apr 1850 son Robert 24 Dec 1852 and wife Harriet 10 Jun 1875 were buried at the Rehoboth Chapel, Lockwood, Huddersfield Harry

Whiteley, John
[18??-19??] A warehouseman.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. a daughter
  2. a daughter

He lived at Thorpe Cottage, Triangle [1891].

The family moved in 1893 when John and his brother Thomas, a teacher working in Kenilworth, bought the Birkdale Steam Laundry in Southport

Whiteley, John
[1801-1???] Born in Northowram.

He was a stone delver [1841, 1851, 1861].

He married Ann [1814-1???] from Sowerby, who was a worsted power loom weaver [1851, 1861].

Children:

  1. Hezekiah
  2. Rose [b 1839] who was an alpaca weaver [1861]
  3. James [b 1841] who was a factory spinner [1851], a stone delver [1861]
  4. son Naphtali [b 1843] who was a stone delver [1861]
  5. son Arphaxad [b 1843] who was a machine cleaner (worsted) [1861]
  6. daughter Artemesia [b 1847] who was a worsted spinner [1861]
  7. Mary [b 1853] who was a worsted spinner [1861]
  8. Isaac [b 1856]

The family lived at

  • Ambler Thorn, Northowram [1841]
  • Lower Row, Northowram [1851]
  • Shibden Head, Northowram [1861]

Whiteley, John
[1805-1853] He established John Whiteley & Sons cotton spinner at Calderside Mill, Hebden Bridge [1824, 1860s]

Whiteley, John
[1809-1863] Born in Soyland.

He was a master machine maker employing 8 men [1851] / a master machine maker employing 4 men [1861].

He married Hannah Whiteley [1811-1890].


Hannah was born in Sowerby Bridge
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1834]
  2. Susannah [b 1837]
  3. Mary Ann [b 1843]
  4. Sarah [b 1845]
  5. Emily H [b 1854]

The family lived at Morpeth Street, Halifax [1851, 1863, 1890].

John died 21st July 1863.

Hannah died 10th November 1890.

They were buried at St Thomas the Apostle, Claremount [I 5]

Whiteley, John
[1820-1858] He was a cotton weaver [1851].

On 18th April 1847, he married Harriet Wolfenden [1823-1892] at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Eli
  2. Lewis
  3. Hannah [1854-1856]

The family lived at Dyson Lane, Soyland [1851].

John died in 1858.

Living with the widowed Harriet (a cotton factory worker) [in 1861] was her widowed mother Sally Wolfenden [b 1784]

Whiteley, John
[1832-1887] Born in Barkisland [31st August 1832].

He was a butcher [1870-1884] / landlord of the White Hart, Soyland [1870-1884] / landlord of the White Swan Hotel, Ripponden [1884-1887].

On 1st January 1856, he married Elizabeth Whiteley [1835-1895] at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones.

Children:

  1. Taylor
  2. Adelaide [1872-1937]

John died at the White Swan [31st October 1887].

After his death, son Taylor took over at the White Swan [1887-1892].

Elizabeth died 15th December 1895.

Members of the family were buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones

Whiteley, John
[1834-1900] Illegitimate son of Susannah Sutcliffe, father unknown.

Born in Stansfield.

He was a dyer and finisher / a fustian dyer employing 40 men [1871].

He established John Whiteley Limited at Cragg Vale.

On 7th September 1855, he married Elizabeth Sutcliffe [1836-1897] at Halifax Parish Church.


John and Elizabeth were both the children of Susannah Sutcliffe
 

Children:

  1. Mary Susannah [1856-1902] who married Thomas Cheetham
  2. George Thomas [1858-1893]
  3. Sarah Ann who never married
  4. John Randle [1870-1915]

The family lived at Wood Villa, Hebden Bridge [1900].

John died 9th February 1900.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £7,023 6/10d.

Administration was granted to his daughters Mary Susannah & Sarah Ann

Whiteley, John
[1835-1890] Son of John Whiteley.

He was a cotton spinner [1888].

In [Q3] 1863, he married Mary Mallalieu in Halifax.


Mary was the daughter of Benjamin Mallalieu
 

Whiteley, John
[1848-1909] Born in Soyland

He was a cotton twister [1871]. On 29th May 1871, he married Isabella Hollas in Halifax.


Isabella was the daughter of
Thomas Hollas
 

Children:

  1. Thomas [b 1872]
  2. Sarah Hannah [b 1873]
  3. Mellor
  4. Mary Emma [1881-1979] who married James Edward Longbottom
  5. Elizabeth Ellen [1885-1969] who married James Richard Dyson

Isabella died in Soyland [1889].

John died in Linthwaite [1909].

Members of the family were buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden: Isabella [9th May 1889]; John [27th May 1909]

Whiteley, John
[1850-190?] Son of Ward Whiteley, delver.

Born in Southowram.

He was a mason of Southowram [1872] / a stone shipper (quarrier) [1881] / a stone shipper [1891] / a flag facer [1898] / a stone shipper [1901].

On 7th July 1872, he married Emma Grummett [1853-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Emma was born in Southowram, the daughter of
Benjamin Grummett
 

Children:

  1. James [b 1873] who was a stationary engine tenter [1891]
  2. Walter [b 1875] who was a flag facer [1891]
  3. Sarah Jane [b 1877] who was a cotton twiner piecer [1891] & married Harry Pickles
  4. Ben [b 1879] who was a stone delver in quarry [1901]
  5. Ada [b 1881] who was a worsted spinner [1901]
  6. Ward [b 1882] who was a stone quarry delver [1901]
  7. Hannah [b 1885] who was a worsted spinner [1901] & married Harry Sutcliffe
  8. Harry [b 1887] who was a stone quarry apprentice [1901]
  9. Herbert [b 1890] who was a brass finisher's labourer [1911]
  10. Milton / Oscar Milton

The family lived at

  • Delph Hill, Southowram [1881]
  • Brookfoot Lane, Southowram [1891]
  • Park Gate East, Southowram [1901]

There are 2 possible deaths in Halifax for John Whiteley in 1905 (aged 54), or in 1909 (aged 60) 

Whiteley, John
[1854-1???] Son of James Whiteley, warper.

Born in Warley.

He was a warper [1875] / a woollen warper [1881] / a retired woollen warper [1891].

In 1875, he married Julia Dyson at Halifax Parish Church.


Julia was born in Norland, the daughter of
Richard Dyson
 

Children:

  1. Marina [b 1878] who was a worsted spinner [1891], a fustian tailoress [1901] & married Herbert Wray
  2. Martha Ann [b 1881] who was a worsted spinner half timer [1891]
  3. Eleanor [b 1887]

The family lived at

  • 20 Albert Road, Warley, Sowerby Bridge [1881]
  • 52 Albert Road, Warley, Sowerby Bridge [1891]
  • 32 Albert Road, Sowerby Bridge [1901]

He died 11th March 1893.

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £354. Probate was granted to Thomas Whiteley (woollen warper), Samuel Hartley (steam laundry proprietor) and John Normanton (grocer) 

Whiteley, John
[1872-19??] Son of Robert Whiteley, carpet weaver.

Born in Halifax.

He was a weaver of Baker Street, Halifax [1893] / a wood planer [1901]

In 1893, he married Emily Beatrice Henderson Warren [1868-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Emily Beatrice, of Pellon Lane, was born in Bristol, the daughter of Charles Henry Warren, cooper
 

Children:

  1. Charles Henry
  2. Ethel [b 1896]

The family lived at 18 Spring Hall Yard, Halifax [1901, 1911]

Whiteley, John
[1874-19??] Born in Soyland.

In 1899, he married Hannah Hollas in Halifax.


Hannah was the daughter of
James Hollas
 

Children:

  1. John Lindall [1909-1974]

Whiteley, John Aked
[1798-1873] Son of Charles Whiteley.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was a hatter [1841] / a partner in the Halifax Commercial Banking Company [1853].

He owned property called Buttress & Trafalgar in Halifax, and appears on the Halifax Electoral Roll [1840-1873].

On 18th August 1822, he married (1) Ann Frost [1804-1842] at Halifax Parish Church.

They had no children.

In 1847, he married (2) Myra Field Newton [1820-1871] in Wellington, Somerset. They had no children.

They lived at

  • Victoria Street, Sheffield [1840-1863]
  • Wiveliscombe, Devon [1863-1864]
  • 12 St James Street, Exeter [1865-1873]
  • Minehead, Somerset [1873]

John died in Gloucestershire [4th September 1873].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £20,000.

The will was proved by Mrs Matilda Drew of Mile End, London (widow), Frederick Walter Newton of Minehead (gentleman), and Frederick Whiteley of Halifax (hatter) 

Whiteley, John Edward
[1895-1916] Son of Isaac Whiteley.

Born in Elland.

He was a bottle washer at confectionery works [1911] / employed at Joseph Dobson & Sons Limited.

During World War I, he enlisted [January 1916], and served as a Private with the 10th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He went to France [May 1916].

He was killed in action [10th July 1916].

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [6A & 6B], on Elland War Memorial, and on his parent's grave in All Souls' Church, Halifax

Whiteley, John Fenton
[1837-1870] Son of Eli Whiteley.

He and his brother Edward joined their father's business at Sowerby Bridge.

They established J. F. & E. Whiteley & Company.

He died [Q1] 1870 (aged 32) 

Whiteley, Rev John Henry
[1827-1901] MA.

Son of George Whiteley.

Born in Halifax [12th August 1827].

He was educated at Rugby School & Trinity College Cambridge [1847] / curate of Johnston, Pembrokeshire [1851-1853] / curate of Kington, Herefordshire [1854-1855] / rector of Pedmore, Worcestershire [1855-1879].

On 1st January 1852, he married (1) Mary Craven [1831-1856] at St Paul's Church, King Cross.


Mary came from Halifax, and died at Clapton Lodge, Halifax [13th April 1856]
 

Mary died at Clapton Lodge, Halifax [13th April 1856].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £1,175.

Administration was granted to her nephew Sir Herbert James Huntingdon Whiteley and George Carwardine Francis (solicitor).

On 30th April 1927, her nephew Sir Herbert James Huntingdon Whiteley proved Mary's will, 71 years after her death

On 6th October 1857, John Henry married (2) Jane Amphlett [1828-1859] at Pedmore, Worcestershire.

On 21st November 1860, he married (3) Eliza Firmstone [1829-1862] at Belbroughton, Worcestershire.

On 24th October 1865, he married (4) Ellen Warwick [1835-1903] at St Mathias, Richmond, Surrey.

He died in Chepstow [31st October 1901] Probate records show that he left effects valued at £212,132 12/1d [Resworn £216,147 1/4d].

Probate was granted to Herbert James Whiteley (esquire), Rev Watkin Davies (clerk), Charles William Loftus Digby (bank manager), and George Carwardine Francis (solicitor) 

Whiteley, John Hopkinson
[1850-1915] Son of Ely Whiteley.

Born in Rishworth.

He was a grocer's assistant [1871] / a grocer [1882].

On 9th February 1869, he married Sarah Ann Whiteley at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah Ann was the daughter of George Whiteley.

She assisted in the family grocery business [1871]

 

Children:

  1. George Ely [1869-1870]
  2. John Fenton [1871-1940]
  3. Elizabeth Harriet [1872-1946]
  4. Emma Edna [1875-1942]
  5. Mary Ann [1876-1942]
  6. Clara Regina [1878-1955]

Sarah Ann were buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden

Whiteley, John Lister
[1859-1933] Son of Thomas Whiteley.

Born in Huddersfield.

He was a cotton spinner [1888].

He owned a cotton mill in Elland – (possibly) Smithfield Mill, Elland.

He sold the mill to Joseph Kagan.


Question: Does anyone know which of Kagan's mills this was? Was it indeed Smithfield Mill, Elland?

 

In 1884, he married Emily, daughter of Thomas Wolstenholme

Children:

  1. Harold

The family lived at 4 Charles / Charlotte Street, Elland [1888].

John died in Elland

Whiteley, John Thomas
[1885-1918] He was a member of Wheatley Wesleyan Methodist Church & Sunday School / employed by Priestley Brothers (Blankets) Limited.

In [Q4] 1906, he married either Eliza Marsden or Ada Thompson in Halifax.

Children:

  1. child

They lived at 125 Old Lee Bank, Halifax.

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

He died in the Casualty Clearing Station [15th April 1918] (aged 33).

He was buried at Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium [IX F 10].

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

Whiteley, John William
[1852-1936] Son of Joseph Whiteley.

He was a member of the Committee of the Sowerby Bridge Evening Continuation Schools [1896] / a Liberal County Councillor in the West Riding [1896] / a yarn agent at Ripponden [1911] / partner in Joseph Whiteley & Sons.

He was declared bankrupt and Stones House was seized by the bank.

In 1897, he married (1) Elizabeth Annie Shearer [1862-1898] in Rochdale.


Elizabeth Annie was born in Bradford
 

Children:

  1. Margaret [b 1898]

Elizabeth Annie died at Stones House.

He married (2) Margaret Hollowell in Birkenhead.

The family lived at Stones House, Ripponden [1901].

Living with them in 1901 was sister-in-law Roberta Shearer [b  1873].

By 1911 he had moved to Manchester and was living at 3 Park Gate Avenue, Withington, Manchester.

Living with them in 1911 were sister-in-law Roberta Shearer [b  1873] and brother-in-law William Shearer [b 1874] (insurance agent) 

Whiteley, John William
[1857-1937]

He was a foreman millwright [1897].

He married Mary Greenwood


Mary was the daughter of
William Greenwood
 

Whiteley, John Willie
[1898-1966] Born in Halifax.

In 1931, he married Elsie Flather in Halifax


Elsie was the daughter of
George Edward Flather
 

Whiteley, Jonas
[18??-18??] Machine maker, dealer and chapman at Halifax.

In January 1840, he was declared bankrupt

Whiteley, Joseph
[17??-1???] He was an early member of the Whiteley family of Halifax.

In 1746, he established a hatter's business in Halifax.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Charles

After his death, the business was carried on by his son Charles

Whiteley, Joseph
[17??-17??] Hatter in Halifax [1780].

In 1777, he married Susannah, daughter of Thomas Milne

Whiteley, Joseph
[1765-18??] He was a weaver [1841].

He married Mary [17??-1???].

Children:

  1. Hannah who married Elisha W. Stott

Living with them in 1851 was grandson George; Hannah may have died; Elisha had gone to the USA

Whiteley, Joseph
[1793-1859] Son of John Whiteley.

He and his brother George took over the family business, John Whiteley & Sons, after their father's death.

He was a member of Halifax Town Council [1850-1851].

On 2nd June 1819, he married Sarah Ward [1797-1860] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. John Ward [b 1820]
  2. Mary Ward [1822-1887] who married John Whitworth
  3. Eliza [1824-1905] who married [1848] Robert Henry Tolson of Dalton
  4. Anne [1827-1920] who never married and died at Westbury House, Ilkley
  5. Ellen [1828-1883]
  6. Sarah [1832-1896]

The family lived at Kirby Leas, Halifax [1845, 1859].

Joseph died 5th March 1859 (aged 66).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £140,000.

The will was proved by John Whitworth of Horton Street, Halifax (worsted spinner), Robert Henry Tolson of Dalton (fancy manufacturer), Joseph Senior Tolson of Dalton (fancy manufacturer), James Thistleton Haigh of Halifax (woolstapler), and John Whitley of Harrison Road, Halifax (card maker).

Sarah died 3rd May 1860 (aged 63).

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 191]

Whiteley, Joseph
[18??-18??] He established a forge at Ogden Lane, Rastrick.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. George Shaw
  2. Samuel Marsden
  3. Fred
  4. Ernest [b 1866]

Whiteley, Joseph
[1808-18??] Son of Mr Whiteley.

He was a labourer [1850].

Like his brother Charles and Charles's family, he emigrated to the US, and appears in the US census of July 1850 for Connellsville, Philadelphia

Whiteley, Joseph
[1819-1892] Son of John Whiteley.

Born in Rishworth.

He was a cotton spinner [1841] / at Swift Place Mill [1851] / a master cotton spinner [1861] / senior partner in Joseph Whiteley & Sons.

In 1885, he sold the land on which Stones Wesleyan Day School was built.

On 25th June 1840, he married Margaret Falcon at Halifax Parish Church.


Margaret was the daughter of John Falcon
 

Children:

  1. Thomas Falcon
  2. Mary Hannah [1845-1845]
  3. Margaret Ellen [1847-1923]
  4. Joseph Henry [1849-1850]
  5. John William
  6. Frederick George [1856-1858]

The family lived at

Joseph died at home [11th January 1892].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £17,846 11/5d.

Probate was granted to son John William and John Hoyle Stead (auctioneer) 

Whiteley, Joseph
[1823-1898] Born in Rishworth.

He was a joiner [1868].

On 10th August 1868, he married Sarah Hollas in Halifax.


Sarah was the daughter of
Oliver Hollas
 

They had no children

Whiteley, Joseph
[1829-1898] Son of twiner Samuel Whiteley.

Born in Soyland.

He was a twiner of Soyland [1850] / a silk twister [1861] / a cotton twiner [1871] / a cotton twister [1881] / a retired cotton twiner [1891, 1898].

In 1850, he married Susey [1830-1???] of Sowerby, daughter of Thomas Waddington, at Halifax Parish Church.

Susan was a worsted reeler [1851, 1861]; a cotton reeler [1871, 1881]

Children:

  1. Hannah [b 1850] who was a cotton reeler [1871]
  2. Charles

In 1851, they were living with Susan's family at Stansfield Mill, Sowerby.

The family lived at

  • 3 Stansfield Mill, Sowerby [1861]
  • Commercial Terrace, Soyland [1871]
  • 18 Commercial Terrace, Soyland [1881]
  • Rushy Holme, Ripponden [1891, 1898]

Living with them [in 1861] was Susan's widowed mother Betty Waddington [aged 62] (house servant).

Living with them in 1891 were widowed son Charles and children.

Joseph was killed at Sowerby Bridge railway station [19th January 1898]. He left home at 3:37 pm to travel to Halifax. His body was found by railway worker James Hartley around 10:30 pm, and had been cut in half by a train. Reports in The Sowerby Bridge Chronicle suggested that

Joseph had reached Halifax (the return half of his ticket to Ripponden was found on his body), and was returning, and that he had got down from the train when it halted at Milner Royd Junction with the intention of walking down the line and catching the 8:40 pm train for Ripponden. A goods train would have passed him at 8:41 pm, just as the Ripponden train had restarted, and he may have been struck by either train

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £422

He is mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1898

Whiteley, Joseph
[1836-1896] He was a beer house keeper at Steel Lane [1871] / landlord of the Hawk, Barkisland [1881, 1891, 1896]


Question: Does anyone know which [1871] beerhouse this may have been?

 

He succeeded Dan Whiteley (his cousin?) at the pub.

He married Hannah Whiteley.

Children:

  1. Herbert

Joseph and Hannah are mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1896.

After his death, son Herbert took over at the Hawk

Whiteley, Joseph
[1839-1908] Son of John Whiteley.

Born in Huddersfield.

He was a cotton spinner [1888] / a partner in Whiteley Brothers.

He also had business interests in Smithfield Mills, Elland [1892] and Joshua Whiteley & Company Limited

In 1865, he married Emma Louisa Johnson [1844-1880].


Emma Louisa was the daughter of Joseph Wrigley Johnson of Huddersfield
 

Children:

  1. William James [1866-1875]
  2. Mary Louisa [1868-1943] who married [Huddersfield 1894] Jesse Clegg [1870-1936]
  3. Edith Amy [1870-1904] who married Rev Henry Howard May
  4. Constance Ethel [1872-1940] who married [Huddersfield 1901] John Arthur Stork [1869-1931]
  5. Beatrice Annie Dora [1874-1968] who married [Huddersfield 1900] Christopher Ernest Bygott [1872-1936]
  6. Harriet Mildred [1876-1967] who married [Huddersfield 1898] Herbert Mallinson [1873-1953]
  7. Emma Louisa [1877-1947] who married [Huddersfield Q2/1904] John Edward Mallinson [1879-1948]

He was buried at Edgerton Cemetery

Whiteley, Joseph
[1847-1???] Son of William Whiteley, mechanic.

He was a mechanic of Norland [1869] / a mechanic [1871] / a teacher of music [1881] / a mechanic in dye works [1891] / a teacher of music, theory, organ and piano / organist of Tuel Lane Chapel, music teacher and organ and piano dealer at Allan Mount, Sowerby Bridge [1899] / organist of Tuel Lane Chapel, music teacher and organ and piano dealer, 67 Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge [1899] / a dealer in organs, pianofortes and sewing machines at 67 Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge / organist at Tuel Lane United Methodist Free Chapel [1900] / a musical instrument dealer [1901] / a sewing machine mechanic [1911].

In 1907, after 31 years in the post, he resigned as organist at Tuel Lane Chapel, and was presented with an inscribed, gold mounted walking stick.

He had also been harmoniumist at the Sunday School for over 20 years, and the teachers and officers of the School presented him with a writing desk and a Bible, inscribed

Presented to Mr. J. Whiteley, by the teachers and officers of the U. M. F. C. Sunday School, Sowerby Bridge, on his resigning the post of harmoniumist, after twenty years' faithful service. April 24th 1907.

In 1869, he married Dinah Broadbent [1850-1???] at Elland Parish Church.


Dinah was the daughter of Thomas Broadbent, weaver
 

Children:

  1. Albert Edward [b 1870]
  2. Henrietta [b 1871] who was a woollen weaver [1891]
  3. Adelaide [1872-1887]
  4. Ernest
  5. Leonard [b 1876] who was a draughtsman apprentice [1891]
  6. Ethel [b 1878] who was a cotton reeler [1891, 1901] and married [1904] Herbert Greenwood
  7. Newton [1880-1881]
  8. child who died in infancy
  9. child who died in infancy
  10. child who died in infancy

The family lived at

  • Sparkhouse Lane, Norland [1871]
  • Bethel Terrace, Norland [1881]
  • 1 Allan Mount, Norland [1891]
  • 67 Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge [1901]
  • 34 Myrtle Terrace, Sowerby Bridge [1911]

Living with them in 1911 were daughter Ethel and her husband Herbert Greenwood [1876-19??] (secretary to machinery broker) 

Whiteley, Joseph
[1869-1???] Born in Rishworth.

He was a cotton spinner.

He married (1) Unknown.

He married (2) Mary Ann Elizabeth Hollas in Ripponden


Mary Ann Elizabeth was the daughter of
William Hollas
 

They (probably) had no children

Mary Ann Elizabeth died in Flaxton [5th December 1952]

Whiteley, Joseph Mellor
[1856-1930] Of Bank View, Barkisland.

In 1918, he married Elizabeth Ann Oldroyd in Halifax.

He died on 7th June 1930.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £315 12/7d. Probate was granted to his widow

Whiteley, Joseph Shaw
[18??-19??] Partner in Whiteley Brothers [1905]

Whiteley, Joseph Wade
[1826-1909] Son of Charles Whiteley.

Born 28th April 1826.

Baptised at Elland Church [4th June 1826].

The middle name Wade does not appear in early records for Joseph, although many of his siblings do have the name.

He was a piecer [1841] / a woolsorter [1850]

He and his brother James emigrated to the US and arrived in New Orleans, Louisiana on 12th August 1847.

In 1857, he moved to business in Bonaparte, Iowa.

He worked as a superintendent of the wool sorting rooms with Meek Brothers at Meek's Mills.

In 1870, he established J. W. Whiteley & Sons, a grocery store business in Bonaparte. This became one of the largest and most successful businesses in south-eastern Iowa.

In 1880, the restaurant established by son Philip Sheridan Whiteley moved to merge with the grocery store. In July 1886, the building was completely destroyed by fire. The property was not insured. A new building was constructed in November 1886.

He founded the Whiteley Opera House in Bonaparte [1886]. It was rebuilt [1895] after the original building was destroyed by fire. The present building seats 600.

He was a member of the Freemasons and other orders.

On 25th April 1852, he married (1) American Sarah Ann Giles in Connellsville, Philadelphia.

Children:

  1. Thomas Charles
  2. George Andrew [18??-1905]
  3. Philip Sheridan
  4. Joseph Giles of Guthrie, Oklahoma
  5. Gertrude who died in infancy
  6. Mary who married Mr I. W. Allender and lived in Guthrie, Oklahoma
  7. Ella S. who married Mr Mitcheller / Mitchler of Pueblo, CO

Sarah Ann died 20th February 1872.

On 18th August 1878, he married (2) Hattie. A. Johnson [18??-1888] in Bonaparte, Iowa.

The family lived at

  • Belmont County, Ohio [1852]
  • Pennsylvania [1853]
  • Mount Pleasant, Iowa [1856]
  • Bonaparte, Iowa [1857]

Joseph was paralysed by a stroke and was unable to eat or speak until he died a week later in Bonaparte [9th January 1909].

He was buried in Bonaparte Cemetery.

Whiteley, Joshua
[1818-1???] Born in Elland.

He was a paper maker & beerhouse seller at an unidentified beerhouse / a waste dealer & beerhouse keeper at an unidentified beerhouse at 3 Hoyland's Passage, Chapeltown, Halifax [1851].


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

 

In [Q4] 1838, he married Elizabeth Mann [1821-1???] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Elland
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1841]
  2. William [b 1843]
  3. Sarah [b 1848]
  4. Charlotte [b 1850]

In 1853, he was declared insolvent and in May 1865, he was declared bankrupt

Whiteley, Kenneth Lister
[1920-1???] Son of Harold Whiteley

Whiteley, Lawton
[1848-1880] Son of George Whiteley.

He was a cotton spinner [1868, 1871] / a partner in Lawton Brothers.

On 24th May 1871, he married Eliza Lawton at Halifax Parish Church.


Eliza was the daughter of Benjamin Lawton
 

Children:

  1. Louis Lawton [1872-1924]
  2. George Oscar [b 1873]
  3. Lilian Eugenie [1879-1929]

They lived at Dyson Field House, Soyland [1868].

The family emigrated to Texas [1879].

Lawton died in San Antonio, Texas [1880].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £800.

The will was proved by his widow Eliza in Droylsden, Lancashire.

After his death, Eliza and the children returned to England.

They stayed a couple of years then they all returned to the USA and settled in San Diego, where Eliza was a rancher.

Eliza, Louis Lawton & Lilian Eugenie all died in San Diego.

In the 1930 census, George Oscar was living in San Diego

Whiteley, Learoyd
[18??-19??] Chairman of the Lumb Mill Spinning Company Limited [1902]

Whiteley, Leonard
[1891-1917] Son of Sally & Robert Whiteley of Scar Top, Upper Greetland.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 27th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He died 25th April 1917 (aged 26).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [2 & 3], and on the Memorial at Saint Thomas's Church, Greetland.

Whiteley, Lewis
[1852-1929] Son of John Whiteley.

He established Lewis Whiteley & Sons Limited.

He married Mary [1853-1915].

Children:

  1. Ruth Ann [b 1873]
  2. John [1875-1950] who married [1897] Clara Farrar [1875-1941] in Halifax
  3. Alberta [b 1882] who married [1909] Eli Butterworth in Halifax
  4. Herbert [1886-1951] who married [1913] Catherine Burns [1890-1962] in Halifax
  5. Edgar [b 1890] who married Edith

The family lived at Prospect Terrace, Burnley Road, Luddendenfoot [1911]

Whiteley, Lewis
[1895-1915] Son of Sarah Jane & Reuben Whiteley of 2 Half House Lane, Hove Edge.

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

He died 31st July 1915 (aged 20).

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

Whiteley, Lewis Brook
[1892-1917] Son of Robert Whiteley.

He was a member of Sowood Wesleyan Methodist Church, bass singer in the Choir, and wrote many hymns for the Choir / a popular local bandsman / a solo cornet player with Outlane Prize Band [1904] / a player with Lindley Prize Band [for 3 seasons] / a cloth finisher woollen [1911] / a professional player with Scapegoat Hill Prize Band, Huddersfield / a member of Rochdale Police Force and soloist with their Band [1911] / an attendant at West Riding Asylum, Wakefield / a cello & cornet player with the Asylum Band.

During World War I, he enlisted in the 149 Wakefield Heavy Battery Royal Garrison Artillery [1st November 1915], and soon became the Battery Trumpeter, training trumpeters from other batteries. He went out to France as Acting Bombardier with the 321st Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery.

He was severely wounded [28th May 1917].

He died of wounds the following day in hospital in France [29th May 1917] (aged 25).

He was buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium [XII B 41].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint Andrew's Church, Stainland

Whiteley, Louis
[1878-19??] Son of Eli Whiteley.

He was a cotton doubler [1924].

On 3rd September 1903, he married Annie Ainsworth in Dewsbury.


Annie came from Dewsbury
 

Children:

  1. Elsie [b 1904]
  2. Gertrude [b 1908]
  3. Kathleen [b 1910]

The family lived at 7 South View, Sowerby Bridge [1911]

Whiteley, Margaret Frances
[1845-1925] Daughter of Charles Whiteley.

Born 21st September 1845.

Baptised at Elland Church [2nd November 1845].

Like her siblings, she migrated to the US [1850].

She settled in Bonaparte, Iowa, where she married James T. Humphryes.


James was engaged in the boot and shoe business in Bonaparte for many years
 

Children:

  1. a daughter who became Mrs Harper Van Zant

She survived her husband, and died in Farmington at the home of her daughter [9th February 1925].

An obituary recorded

For 11 years, Mrs Humphryes, a well-known resident of Bonaparte, had been totally blind, but had borne her misfortune with much fortitude

Whiteley, Matthew
[1875-19??] Son of George Whiteley, carter.

Born in Halifax.

He was a carter of Range Bank, Northowram, [1895] / a cart driver [1896, 1901, 1911].

In [Q1] 1895, he married Emma Barton [1872-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


On the marriage records no father was given for Emma of Boothtown
 

Children:

  1. Asa
  2. John Thornton [b 1897] who was a doffer [1911], in training with the Staffordshire Regiment [1916]
  3. George [b 1898] who was a doffer [1911]
  4. Harriet [b 1903]
  5. Ernest [b 1907]

The family lived at

  • Brown Street, Claremont [1896]
  • 3 Booth Bank, Halifax [1901]
  • 113 Bunny's Buildings, New Bank, Halifax [1911]
  • 12 Shibden Fold, Stump Cross [1916]

Whiteley, Maurice
[1909-1942] Son of Phyllis & W. H. Whiteley of Elland.

During World War II, he served as a Stoker 2nd Class with the Royal Navy.

aboard aircraft carrier HMS Hermes.

He died 9th April 1942 (aged 33)  when his ship was sunk in the Indian Ocean, east of Ceylon, with the loss of 307 crew.

He is remembered on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, England [69 1], and on Elland War Memorial

Whiteley, Mellor
[1877-1948] Son of John Whiteley.

Born in Soyland.

On 11th August 1906, he married Agnes Lottie Howarth [1879-1960] at St George's, Ovenden


Agnes Lottie was born in Halifax
 

The couple died in Huddersfield

Whiteley, Michael
[1???-1???] Or Whitley.

He was the second husband of Sibyl née Drake.

Children:

  1. Joseph
  2. Mary who married Thomas Priestley

Whiteley, Miles
[1795-18??] He served with the 2nd Battalion 84th Foot York & Lancaster Regiment in the Peninsular War

Whiteley, N.
[18??-19??] Of Halifax.

In 1887, he, F. W. Thomson, and H. Hoyle filed a patent for

improvements in apparatus to be employed in the covering of cylinders with card fillets

Whiteley, Nathan
[1809-1868] Son of John Whiteley.

Born in Rishworth.

He was a master cotton spinner [1861].

On 21st July 1832, he married Hannah, daughter of Dean Wolstenholme at Halifax.

Children:

  1. Thomas [1833-1922]
  2. William [1834-1911]
  3. John [1836-1903]
  4. Edwin [1842-1858]
  5. James Allen
  6. Benjamin
  7. Nathan

The family lived at

Eliza Hammond was a domestic servant with the family.

See Jonathan Ingham Learoyd

Whiteley, Nathan
[1853-1928] Son of Nathan Whiteley.

He was a cotton manufacturer [1881] / a cotton spinner [1891, 1901] / a commission & insurance agent [1911]

In [Q4] 1878, he married Ruth Ann Webster Shaw, daughter of Charles Webster Shaw, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Theresa Gertrude [1879-1928]
  2. Beatrice Hannah F [1881-1882]
  3. Charles Reginald [1883-1957] who was an assistant teacher [1911], a schoolmaster [1930]
  4. Frederick Walter [1884-1944]
  5. Joseph Cyril [1888-1891]
  6. Lilian Eugenie [1888-1966] who was an assistant teacher [1911] & married Reginald Arthur Comfort
  7. Benjamin Eric
  8. Elsie Maria [b 1891] who was an assistant teacher [1911]

The family lived at

Ruth Ann died 27th February 1930.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £13,054 18/1d. Probate was granted to son Charles Reginald and son-in-law Reginald Arthur Comfort

Whiteley, Oscar Milton
[1893-1917] Known as Milton.

Son of John Whiteley.

Baptised at St Anne's Church, Southowram [1st October 1893].

He was a brick works labourer living with his brother-in-law Harry Pickles [1911] / employed at Sharratt's Brickworks / a teamer of Park Road Terrace, Elland [1916].

In [Q2] 1916, he married Kate Altass [1894-19??] at Halifax Parish Church


Kate of Langdale Street, Elland, was the daughter of William Altass, seaman
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1916]

They lived at 6 Casson Place, Elland.

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 323rd Quarrying Company Royal Engineers.

He died due to a serious accident in No.30 General Hospital [31st October 1917].

He was buried at Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte, France [II A 7].

He is remembered on Southowram War Memorial, on Elland War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Anne's Church, Southowram

Whiteley, Peter
[1755-1825] Son of John Whiteley.

He lived at Peter Gate, Rishworth

Whiteley, Peter
[1815-1884] Son of John Whiteley.

Born in Rishworth.

He was an overlooker cotton mill [1841] / a book keeper & farmer of 20 acres [1851] / a cotton spinner of Swift Place, Soyland [1858] / a master cotton spinner [1861] / a cotton spinner [1871] / a cotton spinner employing 100 hands [1881].

On 5th October 1837, he married (1) Isabella Grimshaw [1816-1870], born in Leeds, at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. John [b 1841] who was a warehouseman [1861]
  2. Peter [1843-1902] who was a warehouseman [1861]
  3. Jane Elizabeth [1844-1928] who married William Henry Dodgson Horsfall
  4. Martha Hannah [1848-1848]
  5. William [1850-1875]
  6. Fanny Isabella [1855-1926]

In March 1872, he married (2) Sarah Kershaw [1826-1903] in Rochdale.

The family lived at Swift Place, Soyland [1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881].

See Roger Peel

Whiteley, Philip Sheridan
[1864-1942] Son of Joseph Wade Whiteley.

Born in Bonaparte, Iowa [3rd October 1864].

In 1880, he established a restaurant in Bonaparte, and later moved to merge with the grocery store established by his father. In July 1886, the building was completely destroyed by fire. The property was not insured.

On 24th July 1901, he married Gertrude Josephine Mills [18??-1941].

They had no children.

Gertrude Josephine died on 26th March 1941.

Philip Sheridan died on 26th December 1942.

The couple were buried in Bonaparte Cemetery

Whiteley, Rev R. L.
[19??-19??] Vicar of Illingworth [1966]

Whiteley, Richard
[18??-18??] Pianoforte maker at 57 King Cross Street, Halifax [1874]

Whiteley, Richard
[1813-1860] Born in Soyland.

He was a stone mason / an innkeeper of an unidentified beerhouse at Nodale, Soyland with 5 acres [1851].


Question: Does anyone who is familiar with the area know which inn this may have been?

 

On 20th August 1837, he married Mary Ann Whiteley [1819-1891] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary Ann was born in Soyland
 

Children:

  1. Susey [1838-1909]
  2. Samuel
  3. Mary Ellen [1843-1868] who was a cotton factory worker [1861]
  4. Elizabeth [1846-1865] who was a cotton factory worker [1861]
  5. Sarah Ann [1848-1881] who was a cotton factory worker [1861] & married George Bancroft
  6. Hannah [1849-1868] who was a cotton factory worker [1861]
  7. Isabella [1857-1919]
  8. Ruth [1853-1873]
  9. Richard [1856-1892]
  10. William Henry 1859-1918]

The family lived at Noah Dale, Soyland [1851, 1861]; Odessa House, Soyland [1881]

Richard died 10th June 1860.

After his death, Mary Ann took over the beer house at Noadale.

She was a beerhouse keeper at Nodale, Soyland [1861] / a beer seller at Odessa House, Soyland [1871, 1881] / the landlady & owner at Odessa House when she died [1891].

Mary Ann died 8th January 1891.

Probate records show that she left a personal estate valued at £322 6/-.

The will was proved by son Samuel and John Mallalieu.

Members of the family were buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones

Whiteley, Richard
[1856-1892] Born 25th December 1856.

He married Hannah [1857-1929].

Children:

  1. William Henry [1883-1887]
  2. Ernest [1885-1887]
  3. Ivo
  4. Wilfred [1891] who died aged 4 months

The family lived at Great House, Soyland [1892].

Richard died 12th June 1892.

Hannah died 25th May 1929 (aged 72).

Members of the family were buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones

Whiteley, Richard Holden
[1858-19??] Born in Sheffield.

He was a market gardener [1901].

He married Agnes Chapman [1867-19??] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Jim [b 1889]
  2. John [b 1891]

The family lived at Slead Hall Lodge, Brighouse [1901]

Whiteley, Robert
[17??-17??] Hatter in Halifax [1767-1773]

Whiteley, Robert
[1758-1806] Hatter in Halifax.

On Thursday, 29th May 1806, he was fishing in the Calder near Brighouse when he fell in and drowned

Whiteley, Robert
[1798-1880] Hatter.

Son of Charles Whiteley.

He and his brother George, took over the family business at Whiteley's Hat Shop in Corn Market, Halifax.

He took his son, Frederick, into partnership as R. Whiteley & Son.

They were at 12 Corn Market [1842] and 10 Corn Market [1887]

He married Elizabeth [1811-1888] from Mankinholes.

Children:

  1. Frederick
  2. Emma Jane [1847-1916] who married Joseph Collinson
  3. Frances [1852-1902] who married John William Collinson

The family lived at

Robert died 4th February 1880 [aged 81].

Elizabeth died 10th November 1888 [aged 77].

Robert & Elizabeth were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 308] in the grave next to his brother George: Robert [9th February 1880]; Elizabeth [14th November 1888]

Whiteley, Robert
[1828-19??] Son of John Whiteley.

Born in Rishworth.

Partner in Whiteley Brothers

Whiteley, Robert
[1851-1908] Son of Isaac Whiteley, delver.

Born in Stainland.

He was a blacksmith [1881, 1888, 1891, 1901].

He married (1) Unknown.

Children:

  1. Lucy [b 1879] who was a woollen operative [1891]

Robert was a widower by 1881.

Living with the widowed Robert [in 1881] was nephew Isaac Batley [b 1873]

In 1888, he married (2) Clara Brook [1859-1???] at St Peter's Church, Huddersfield.


Clara, of King Street, was born in Huddersfield, the daughter of George Henry Brook, rope maker
 

Children:

  1. Robert Edward [b 1889] who was a woollen weaver [1911]
  2. John Herbert [b 1891] who was a woollen yarn spinner [1911]
  3. Lewis Brook
  4. Joseph Arthur [b 1896] who was a woollen warp twister [1911]

The family lived at

  • Sowood, Stainland [1881, 1891, 1901, 1911]
  • East View, Sowood, Stainland [1917]

Robert died in Halifax [1908] (aged 57) 

Whiteley, Robert
[1855-1925] Son of Thomas Whiteley.

Born in Huddersfield.

He was a brass dresser [1876] / a cotton spinner [1888] / a cotton manufacturer [1908] / a cotton spinner (employer) [1911].

In [Q4] 1876, he married (1) Emily Aspinall [1857-1905] in Halifax.


Emily was born in Rastrick, the daughter of Johnson Aspinall
 

Children:

  1. Blanche Eveline [1880-1956] who never married

Emily died in 1905.

On 15th June 1908, he married (2) Martha [1876-1958] at St John's Wesleyan Chapel, Prescott Street, Halifax.


Martha was born in Hipperholme, the daughter of Joshua Hindle, and widow of John William Carter
 

The family lived at

  • Smithfield Terrace, Elland [1888]
  • 8 Smithfield Terrace, Elland [1901, 1911]
  • Highfield House, Newcombe Street, Elland [1917, 1925]

Robert died 3rd September 1925.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £13,870 17/10d.

Probate was granted to his widow Martha and his daughter Blanche Eveline

Whiteley, S.
[1924-1944] Son of Ethel & John Alfred Whiteley of Greetland.

During World War II, he served as a Sergeant with 138 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He died 8th January 1944 (aged 20).

He was buried at St Thomas's Church, Greetland [G 27].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Clay House, Greetland

Whiteley, Sam
[18??-19??] Wool merchant at Sowerby Bridge Mill.

He lived at 12 Victoria Road, Sowerby Bridge [1905]

Whiteley, Sam
[1852-1890] Born in Southowram.

He was a stuff finisher [1881].

In 1877, he married Mary Ann Denham [1852-19??] in Halifax.


Mary Ann was born in Southowram, the daughter of
Mr Denham
 

Children:

  1. Lily [b 1878] who was a worsted spinner [1891], a cotton winder [1901]
  2. Lotty / Lottie [b 1881] who was a worsted spinner [1891], a worsted drawer [1901], a worsted reeler [1911]
  3. Harry

The family lived at

  • 14 Cain Lane, Southowram [1881]
  • New Street, Southowram [with Mary Ann's widowed mother 1891]
  • 9 Longbottom Terrace, Southowram [1901, 1911]

Sam died [Q4] 1890.

The widowed Mary A was a woollen spinner [1891]

Whiteley, Sam
[1880-19??] Son of Samuel Whiteley.

He was landlord of the Odessa House, Soyland [1908-1917] /

Whiteley, Samuel
[1788-1856] He was a woollen manufacturer employing 8 men and 2 boys [1851].

He manufactured a high-grade woollen cloth of high density and weight, which was largely used in the making of protective overcoats and capes for coachmen as they drove carriages and stagecoaches from seats exposed to the weather. It was virtually impervious to rain and snow.

He frequently travelled over the Pennines to Lancashire on horseback leading a packhorse with his samples. Blackstone Edge, in those days, was a lonely road with a risk from highwaymen. Samuel carried a pair of Parr pistols together with powder horn and shot and also a blunderbuss.

The weapons were passed down through the family. John Albert Duke Barnett loaned the blunderbuss which was then lost.

On 1st June 1815, he married Sarah Firth [1792-1867] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah came from Warley
 

Children:

  1. Sarah [bapt Elland 1821-1867]
  2. Elizabeth [bapt Elland 1821]
  3. Samuel
  4. John [b 1826]
  5. Mary Ann [1828-1870]
  6. Ellen [1830-1906] who married William Maude
  7. Thomas Firth

The family lived at

  • Scar House, Elland-cum-Greetland [1851]
  • Scarr Bottom, Greetland [18??]

Samuel died in 1856.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £3,000.

Whiteley, Samuel
[18??-19??] Son of Thomas Whiteley of a musical family who formed their own orchestra.

Born at Lane Ends, Sowerby.

He was educated at Sowerby Grammar School / long associated with Steep Lane Baptist Church, Sowerby & School / harmonium player [from the age of 8] / concertina player (notably at the Steep Lane Sings) / Secretary to the Sunday School / teacher at the Sunday School / organist [from 1878] / choirmaster [from 1901] / a regular accompanist at Boulderclough Sing / organist at Hanover Church, Halifax.

He lived at 12 Myrtle Villas, Hollins Lane, Sowerby Bridge.

Ill health forced him to resign [October 1916]. He was succeeded by W. Henry Wild of Higgin Chamber

Whiteley, Samuel
[1803-1861] Born in Ripponden.

He married Elizabeth [1794-18??].


Elizabeth was born in the Island of St Helena
 

He was Sergeant in the Royal Artillery / a Chelsea Pensioner [1861].

They lived at

  • 35 Dunham Street, Hulme, Manchester [1861]
  • Old Bank, Ripponden [1861]
  • 28 Islington Street, Salford, Lancashire

He died in Ripponden [30th September 1861] (aged 58).

He was buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £200.

Letters of Administration were granted to his widow Elizabeth.

Whiteley, Samuel
[1823-1885] Son of Samuel Whiteley.

Born in Greetland.

He was a farmer of 4 acres [1851] / a woollen manufacturer employing 6 men [1851] / a woollen manufacturer employing 3 men, 3 boys & 2 girls [1861] / a woollen manufacturer employing 6 males & 12 females [1881] / a woollen manufacturer [1868, 1885].

On 15th March 1856, he married Rachel Sutcliffe [1821-1866] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Samuel [1846-1903]
  2. Sarah Ann [1848-1886] who never married
  3. Ellen [1850-1874]
  4. Henry [1854-1897] who was a woollen manufacturer [1885, 1886]

The family lived at

Rachel died [Q4] 1866 (aged 45).

Samuel died at Brighouse [15th March 1885].

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £1,795 2/1d [Resworn £1,850 2/1d]. The will was proved by his children Henry & Sarah Ann.

Sarah Ann died at Rastrick [15th April 1886].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £616 1/-.

The will was proved by her brother Henry

Members of the family were buried at St Thomas's Church, Greetland

Whiteley, Samuel
[1841-1899] Son of Richard Whiteley.

Born in Soyland.

He was a stone cutter [1861] / a stone delver [1871, 1881] / landlord & owner of the Odessa House, Soyland [1891-1899] / a stone mason [1891].

On 8th March 1862, he married Sarah Broadbent [1840-1917] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Abraham [1864-1932] who was a stone delver [1881], a cotton spinner [1899]
  2. Ernest [b 1865]
  3. Mary Ellen [b 1869] who was a cotton doubler [1881]
  4. Ruth Ann [b 1873] who was a cotton doubler [1881], a cotton reeler [1891]
  5. Richard [1877-1900] who was a cotton doubler [1881], a cotton piecer [1891], a quarryman [1899]
  6. Sam

The family lived at Odessa House [1871, 1881]

Samuel died 25th March 1899.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £520 17/11d.

Probate was granted to sons Abraham & Richard.

After his death, Sarah took over at the Odessa House [1899-1903].

Later, their son Sam was landlord of the Odessa House [1908-1917]

Whiteley, Samuel
[1847-1???] Born in Elland.

He was a gas labourer [1891] / a duler [1894].

He married Elizabeth [1850-1???].


Elizabeth was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Isaac
  2. Hannah Elizabeth [b 1875] who was a worsted twister [1891]
  3. Sarah Olive [b 1877] who was a worker in a soap works [1891]
  4. Mary [b 1881] who was a woollen factory operative [1891]
  5. Wilson [b 1883]
  6. Beatrice [b 1886]
  7. Edgar [b 1888]

The family lived at 105 Westgate, Elland [1891]

Whiteley, Samuel Marsden
[1857-1???] Son of Joseph Whiteley.

He was a market gardener [1881]

Whiteley, Schofield
[1886-1965] Son of Joe Whiteley.

Born in Elsecar, Barnsley.

He was a hairdresser [1911] / landlord of the White Swan, Ripponden.

He is discussed in the book Halifax Pubs Volume Two.

In 1915, he married Florence L. Oldroyd in Halifax.

Florence was landlady [1917]

Whiteley, Susanna
[1794-1844] Aka Susey. Daughter of John Whiteley.

She married John Whitley

Whiteley, T.
[18??-18??] Journeyman ironmonger at Halifax.

In June 1865, he was declared bankrupt

Whiteley, Rev T. E.
[1858-1891] Minister at Warley Congregational Church [1888-1891].

He died at the fever hospital

Whiteley, Tabitha
[1802-1865] Daughter of John Whiteley, and sister of John Almighty Whiteley.

She was a cotton spinner [1841] / a beerseller [1851, 1861] / independent [1861].


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

 

On 5th March 1821, she married William Firth.

She died in Sowerby

Whiteley, Taylor
[1861-1934] Son of John Whiteley.

After the death of his father [1887], Taylor took over as landlord of the White Swan Hotel, Ripponden [1887-1892].

He was landlord of the Old Bridge Inn, Ripponden [1897-1901] / landlord of the Fleece, Ripponden Bank [1907-1914].

On 27th December 1886, he married Ann Eliza Wood [1862-1930] at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. John Edwin [b 1888]
  2. Henry Rowland [1890-1971]

Ann Elizabeth died 1st July 1930 (aged 69).

Taylor died 15th July 1934 (aged 74).

Members of the family were buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones

Whiteley, Thomas
[15??-16??] He lived at Giles House, Hove Edge from 1628

Whiteley, Thomas
[1769-18??] Halifax attorney.

Son of Jeremiah Whiteley. Articled to John Marshall

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

He was a schoolmaster and ran a temperance hotel [1845]

Whiteley, Thomas
[1802-18??] Born in Halifax.

He was landlord of the Lord Nelson, Halifax [1845, 1847] / innkeeper at an unidentified inn at 7 Cow Green, Halifax [1851].


Question: Does anyone know which inn this may have been? The King's Head, Halifax?

 

In 1847, Halliday Medley was charged with having committed burglary at Whiteley's home, having stolen 3 handkerchiefs, a shirt, and other articles.

He married Grace [1807-18??].

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1830]
  2. Alice [b 1832]
  3. Sarah [b 1835]
  4. John [b 1839]
  5. Hannah [b 1844]
  6. William [b 1850]

Living with them [in 1851] was Charles Gibson [b 1823] (servant, brewer) 

Whiteley, Thomas
[1802-1889] Son of John Whiteley.

He was a clock maker [1861].

On 1st February 1824, he married Sarah Broadhead [1801-1884] at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Mary [1824-1849]
  2. Betty [1825-1904]
  3. John [1828-1828]
  4. Sarah Hannah [1830-1868]
  5. James [1833-1835]
  6. Jane [1833-1897]
  7. Ellen [1835-1922] who was a milliner [1861]
  8. Isabella [1837-1915]
  9. Leah [1840-1842]
  10. Thomas
  11. Emma [1845-1889] who was a cotton reeler [1861]

The family lived at Nether Royd, Soyland [1861, 1889].

Living with them [in 1861] was Martin Cooper [b 1845] (apprentice clock & watch maker).

Sarah died 27th February 1874 (aged 73).

Thomas died 5th December 1889 (aged 87).

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £1,808 10/4d.

The will was proved by son Thomas.

Members of the family were buried at Stones Methodist Church, Soyland

Whiteley, Thomas
[1812-18??] Son of John Whiteley.

Partner in John Whiteley & Company at Firth House Mill, Stainland.

In June 1867, the partners Thomas Whiteley and John Whiteley were declared bankrupt. The company was reformed the following year

Whiteley, Thomas
[1815-1872] He was manager (cotton mill) [1851] / landlord of the Bishop Blaize, Halifax [1871].

He married Ellen Jackson [1819-1856]


Ellen was born in Midgley
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1839]
  2. Mary [1848-1925] who married William Barrett

The family lived at Wheatley Bottom [1851].

Thomas died in 1872

They were buried at Christ Church, Pellon

After his death, his son-in-law William Barrett took over at the Bishop Blaize

Whiteley, Thomas
[1830-1888] Son of John Whiteley.

Born in Rishworth.

He was a partner in Whiteley Brothers / a cloth spinner / a cotton spinner at Smithfield Mill, Elland / Secretary of the Brighouse Temperance Society / Vice-President of the Brighouse Liberal Association / a member of the Brighouse Mechanics' Institute / a member of the Brighouse Nonconformist Council / conducted classes at Park Methodist Church.

In 1853, he married (1) Mary Ann Lister [1832-1864] in Huddersfield.


Mary Ann came from Huddersfield
 

Children:

  1. Robert
  2. Hannah [b 1856]
  3. John Lister
  4. Harriet [b 1862]

In 1865, he married (2) Mary Jeffcock [1840-1904] in Manchester.


Mary was born in Whitley Moor, Sheffield
 

Children:

  1. Herbert
  2. William Henry [b 1867]
  3. Arthur [b 1869]
  4. Lewis James [b 1870]
  5. Alice Maud Mary Ann [1872-1938] who married William Bottomley Murgatroyd [1872-1909]
  6. Florence Gertrude [1874-1937]
  7. Thomas [b 1878]
  8. George Aldham [1880-1935] who was an engine machine maker [1901]
  9. Fanny [1884-1929]

The family lived at

Thomas died 14th May 1888.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £6,462 19/1d.

The will was proved by his widow Mary, his brothers John & Joseph Whiteley, and sons Robert & John Lister Whiteley

Whiteley, Thomas
[1842-1923] Son of Thomas Whiteley.

Born in Halifax.

He was jeweller, watchmaker & clockmaker in Ripponden.

He was popularly known as Tom Clock.

He had premises next door to the Queen Hotel in what had been Miss Bradley's Post Office.

In 19??, the business was taken over by Roland Howarth

On 16th July 1866, he married Marian Rawcliffe [1836-1909] at Halifax Parish Church.


Marian was born in Barkisland
 

Children:

  1. James Thomas [15 May 1867-1870]
  2. child who died in infancy
  3. Florence Marian [1872-1927] who never married
  4. Percy Edward [1873-1874]
  5. Herbert William [1875-1955] who was a surgeon [1923]

The family lived at

  • Central Cottage, Soyland [1871]
  • Ashleigh, Ripponden [1889, 1923]

Tom died 16th August 1923.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £9,095 1/9d.

Probate was granted to his children: Florence Marian and Herbert William

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

Whiteley, Thomas
[1844-1899] Born in Barkisland.

He was a paper finisher [1861, 1871] / a paper finisher (out of employment) [1881] / landlord of the Griffin, Barkisland [1891]

On 25th August 1866, he married Hannah Gee at Halifax Register Office.


Hannah was the daughter of Benjamin Gee
 

Children:

  1. Sarah [1867-1956] who was a cotton mill hand [1891]
  2. Charlotte Elizabeth [1868-1950] who was a cotton mill hand [1891]
  3. Mary [1870-1889]
  4. Ben [1871-1909] who was a woollen mill hand [1891]
  5. Joe [1873-1962] who was a cotton mill hand [1891]
  6. Sam [1876-1942] who was a cotton mill hand [1891]
  7. Emma [1878-1931] who was a cotton mill hand [1891]
  8. Annie [1881-1969]
  9. Florence [b 1883]
  10. Lilley / Lily [1886-1975]
  11. Fred [1887-1969]

The family lived at

  • Pitt Hill, Barkisland [1861]
  • Penny Hill, Barkisland [1871, 1881]

He died 27th July 1899.

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Barkisland

Whiteley, Thomas
[1844-1930] Son of Dan Whiteley of the Whiteley paper-making family.

Born in Barkisland.

He was a paper-maker [1881].

On 5th June 1869, he married Sarah Hirst [1847-1918] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Maria [1869-1957]
  2. William [1871-1945] who was a schoolmaster [1930]
  3. Elizabeth [1874-1948] who married Tom Walker
  4. Walter [b 1877]
  5. Alice [b 1879]
  6. Reynard [1887-1954]

The family lived at

  • Slitheroe Mill [1881]
  • Ripponden Wood [1920]
  • Hazel Greave Farm, Barkisland [1930]

Thomas died 9th March 1930.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £277 3/-.

Administration was granted to son William.

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Barkisland

Whiteley, Thomas Charles
[1853-1931] Son of Joseph Wade Whiteley.

Born in Connellsville, Pennsylvania [17th January 1853].

He attended law school, practised in Burlington, Iowa, made the 1889 Oklahoma Run to Guthrie, and was a gentleman farmer

He married Ella [1854-1932].

Children:

  1. Alma Luella
  2. child
  3. child
  4. child
  5. child

He died at the home of his daughter Alma in Franklin Park, Illinois [26th June 1931].

The couple were buried at Summit View Cemetery, Guthrie, Oklahoma

Whiteley, Rev Thomas Edward
[1858-1891] Born in Rishworth.

He was a grocer's assistant at New North Road, Rastrick [1881] / Minister at Warley Congregational Church [1887-1891].

In 1879, he married Martha Ann Croxall [1856-1929] in Halifax.


Martha Ann was born in Brighouse
 

Children:

  1. Lewis [1880-1891]
  2. Bertha Anita [1882-1972] who married Leonard Smith
  3. Lilian May [1885-1972]
  4. Norman [1888-1947] who served in the Royal Navy [1906-1919]; he was mentioned in dispatches in 1918; then in the Mercantile Marine in the USA becoming a Captain; he died in Philadelphia

Thomas Edward died 6th April 1891 (aged 32).

Members of the family were buried at Warley Town Cemetery.

Martha Ann married (2) Walker Farnell [1858-1936].

Martha Ann & Walker died in Philadelphia

Whiteley, Thomas Falcon
[1841-1908] Son of Joseph Whiteley.

Born in Soyland.

He was a warehouseman [1861] / a partner in Joseph Whiteley & Sons.

On 28th March 1866, he married Lucy Mallalieu [1841-1905] at Halifax Parish Church.


Lucy was the daughter Benjamin Mallalieu at Halifax Parish Church
 

Children:

  1. Charles Henry [1868-1940]
  2. Florence Mary [1871-1914]
  3. Lucy Ellen [1873-1959]
  4. Theresa Hilda [1878-1960]
  5. Percy Harold [1880-1931]

The family lived at

Thomas died at home [25th March 1908].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £6,900 4/2d.

Probate was granted to Theresa Hilda Whiteley (spinster)  and Robert Kenworthy (solicitor) 

Whiteley, Thomas Firth
[1835-1910] Of Scarr Bottom, Greetland.

Son of Samuel Whiteley.

He was a woollen manufacturer employing 11 men and 5 boys [1861] / a woollen manufacturer [1868] / a gardener [1891].

He had several children with Ann Barnett [1843-1922], but never married her.


Ann was born in Manchester.

In 1891, she was living with Thomas as a boarder

 

Children:

  1. Fred Barnett Whiteley [1875-1968]
  2. John Albert Duke Barnett [1880-1962]
  3. Alice Jane Edna Barnett [1882-1971]
  4. Tom Agustus Barnett [1886-1912]

They lived at Scar Top, Elland-cum-Greetland [1891]

Thomas Firth died in Ann's cottage [1910]

Whiteley, Thomas Washington
[1884-1951] Son of John Whiteley

He was a picture frame maker [1901] / a picture framer and gilder [1911].

He married Elizabeth Wade.


Elizabeth was the daughter of William Wade, and sister of Fred Wade
 

Children:

  1. Peter [21st June 1921-16th July 1996]
  2. Betty [23rd March 1927-14th May 1915]

During World War I, he joined at Ripon [April 1915], served as a musician with the 3rd/4th Battalion Cameron Highlanders After the War, he became Manager of the Cosy Corner Cinema

Whiteley, Verney Brinton
[1893-1917] Son of George Whiteley.

Born in Clayton.

He was a hairdresser with Fred Boyes, of Bull Green [1911].

During World War I, he enlisted [January 1916], and served as a Private with the 26th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He was killed in action [25th January 1917] (aged 23).

He was buried at Cité Bonjean Military Cemetery, France. [III D 28]

Whiteley, W. R.
[18??-19??] Recorded in 1901, when he was a Family Butcher at 55 Bethel Street, Brighouse

Whiteley, Wilfrid
[1882-1970] CBE, JP, CC.

He was MP for Ladywood (Birmingham) [1929-1931], a member of Brighouse Borough Council [1938], an Alderman [1945], Mayor of Brighouse [1947-1950], and He was made a Freeman of the Borough of Brighouse on 4th April 1964

Whiteley, William
[1???-18??] A paper maker.

On 30th August 1829, he married Hannah Rothwell.

Children:

  1. Benjamin [bapt 1832]
  2. Abraham [bapt 1834]
  3. Benjamin [bapt 1835]
  4. John [bapt 1836]
  5. Joseph [bapt 1839]
  6. Grace [bapt 1841]
  7. Sarah Ann [bapt 1846]
  8. Thomas [bapt 1849]

See Whiteley family of Barkisland

Whiteley, William
[17??-1???] A paper maker in the parish of Ecclesfield.

On 31st December 1772, he married Catherine Wadsworth from Elland, at Elland Church

Whiteley, William
[1786-1839] He was a paper-maker with John Whiteley & Company.

On 4th March 1821, he married (1) Hannah Hirst at Elland Parish Church.


Hannah was the daughter of John Hirst
 

Children:

  1. Elisabeth [bapt 26 Aug 1821]
  2. William
  3. Charlotte [bapt 22 May 1825]
  4. Samuel [bapt 25 Mar 1827-11 Apr 1839]
  5. Martha [bapt 8 Feb 1829]
  6. Hannah [b 26 Jun 1831]
  7. Catharine [b 3 May 1833-20 Mar 1839]
  8. Eliza [1837-1914] who married William Hirst

Hannah died 4 days after the birth of their daughter Catharine.

Hannah was buried at St Andrew's Church, Stainland.

On 2nd February 1835, he married (2) Hannah Tweed [1801-1872] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Ellen [1836-1874]
  2. Eliza [1837-1914]
  3. Maria [1838-1910]

The family lived at New Mill, Barkisland [1839, 1941].

William died at home [1839].

He was buried at St Andrew's Church, Stainland. Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £1,500.

Living with the widowed Hannah (housekeeper) and her daughters [in 1841] were Mary Tweed [b 1823] & Sarah Tweed [b  1835].

In 1841, the orphaned children William and Hannah – and cousin Ann Wolstenholme – were living with their Hirst grandparents at Steel Lane, Barkisland, Ripponden.

In [Q3] 1846, Hannah married John Mallalieu [1800-1869] in Halifax

Whiteley, William
[18??-18??] A potato dealer at Sowerby Bridge.

In October 1858, he was charged with ill-treating a horse, and fined 40/- plus costs, or 2 months' imprisonment

Whiteley, William
[1801-18??] Born in Soyland.

He was licensed victualler at the White Hart, Soyland [1861, 1864].

He married Betty [1804-1???].

Children:

  1. John [b 1840] who was a brewer [1861]
  2. Emma [b 1843] who was a waitress [1861]

Whiteley, William
[1822-1???] Son of John Whiteley.

On 28th March 1842, he married Betty Habergham.


Betty was the daughter of
Nehemiah Habergham
 

Whiteley, William
[1822-1882] Son of George Whiteley.

Born in Soyland.

He was a farmer [1851].

On 13th December 1851, he married Ann Mason in Halifax.


Ann was the daughter of Ellis Mason
 

They had no children.

Their niece, Ruth Hannah, was living with them as their adopted daughter at Soyland [1871].

The family lived at Far Height, Soyland [1871, 1881, 1891].

William died at Far Height [17th February 1882].

In 1891, Ann was a clothes mender.

She died 15th September 1899

Whiteley, William
[1823-1891] Son of William Whiteley.

Baptised at Ripponden Church [1823].

Like his father, he was a paper-maker. On 1st January 1868, he became a partner in John Whiteley & Company. In 1868, he took over the lease of Brookfoot Mills, Horsforth in Wharfedale. He later bought a paper mill at Skyreholme, near Appletreewick, in Wharfedale.

In 1887, his sons Benjamin, Samuel and William founded B. S. & W. Whiteley of Pool in Wharfedale. This business still exists as Whiteley Limited, although there is no longer any family involvement.

On 18th February 1849, he married Hannah, daughter of George Lumb, at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Thomas [b 1847]
  2. Mary Hannah [b 1852]
  3. Benjamin [b 1854]
  4. Samuel [b 1857]
  5. Elizabeth [b 1859] who married [1876] Benjamin Irving in Wharfedale
  6. Eliza [b 1860] who married [1881] William Henry Reynard in Skipton
  7. William [b 1863]
  8. child
  9. child

The family lived at

Around 1868, the family left the district and were at Horsforth, Wharfedale [1871] and Appletreewick, Skipton [1881, 1891]

Both William and Hannah died at Appletreewick

Whiteley, William
[1843-1???] Son of Elizabeth & Joshua Whiteley.

Born in Greetland [2nd February 1843].

He was publican at the Duke of York, Halifax [1881, 1887, 1891].

On 14th May 1864, he married Sarah Ann Mitchell [1846-1???] in Halifax.


Sarah Ann was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. James Henry [b 1866]
  2. Joshua [1868-1883]
  3. Joseph [b 1869]
  4. Emily [b 1871]
  5. Lewis [1872-1872]
  6. Ada [1873-1874]
  7. Sarah Ann [b 1876]
  8. Florence [1877-1877]
  9. Elizabeth [b 1879]
  10. William [b 1880]
  11. Ann [b 1882]
  12. Edgar [b 1884]
  13. Lily [1885-1887]
  14. Albert [b 1887]

The children were buried at St Thomas the Apostle, Claremount [38 5]

Whiteley, William
[1857-19??] Born in Halifax.

He was a joiner [1901].

In 1889, he married Martha Jane Moore [1860-19??] in Halifax.


Martha Jane was born in Rochdale
 

Children:

  1. Cyril
  2. Edna [b 1893] who was a worsted twister [1911]
  3. Elsie Ann [b 1893] who was a worsted twister [1911]
  4. Edith [b 1895] who was a worsted spinner [1911]
  5. Percy [b 1897] who was an apprentice (ironfounding) [1911]

The family lived at

  • 23 Hartley Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 29 Brackenbed Lane, Halifax [1901]
  • 23 Charlesworth Grove, Halifax [1911]

Whiteley, William Eugene
[1856-1???] Born in Barkisland.

He was landlord of the Queen's Head, Halifax [1881].

He married Fanny Nicholl [1855-1???].

Children:

  1. Annie [b 1874]

Living with them at the pub in 1881 were sisters-in-law Elizabeth Nicholl [aged 28] (carpet setter) and Emily Nicholl [aged 23] (domestic servant), brother-in-law John Nicholl [aged 20] (barman), and lodger Alfred Shaw [aged 23] (ironmonger's clerk) 

Whiteley, William J.
[18??-1???] Partner in Farrar & Whiteley

Whiteley, Wilton James
[1858-1???] Son of Hezekiah Whiteley.

Born in Ambler Thorn, Northowram.

He was a spinner (worsted) [1871] / a brass finisher [1880, 1881] / publican at the Anchor Inn, Briggate, Brighouse [1891] / a foreman brass finisher [1901] / a brass finisher [1911]

In 1880, he married Adelaide Scott [1855-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Adelaide, of Northowram, was the daughter of quarryman Stephen Scott
 

Children:

  1. Albert Willie [b 1881] who was a brass finisher's apprentice [1901]
  2. Caroline [b 1888] who was a carpet weaver [1911]
  3. Beatrice [b 1894] who was a carpet weaver [1911]

The family lived at

  • Balmoral Place, Northowram [1881]
  • 9 Woodside View, Halifax [1901, 1911]

Living with them [1881, 1891, 1901, 1911] was Wilton James's mother Ellen Whiteley

 

Whiteley surname
Other forms of the surname include Whitely and Whitley.

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

There are over 250 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Whiteley, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Whiteley:


Marriages 1835, 1855, 1857, 1863, 1866, 1867, 1872, 1874, 1877, 1887, 1889, 1895, 1899, 1900, 1906, 1907, 1911, 1916, 1918, 1939, 1944; Deaths 1801, 1835, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1907
 

The Whiteley family of Barkisland
Important paper-making family in and around Barkisland and Slitheroe Mill.

Members of the family included Dan Whiteley, Edward Whiteley, Eli Whiteley, Eli Whiteley, Thomas Whiteley and John Whiteley & Company

The Whiteley family of Halifax
The family had a well-known business in the making of hats.

Joseph Whiteley was an early member of the family.

See Whiteley's Hat Shop, Halifax and R. Whiteley & Son

The Whiteley family of Rishworth
Important family in and around Rishworth.

Whiteley & Son owned several mills in the area including

See White Hart, Ripponden, Rishworth Particular Baptist Chapel, Joe Whiteley, John Whiteley and Whiteley's Botanical Brewery, Ripponden




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