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Mr Wilkinson [17??-18??]
Rev A. Wilkinson [19??-19??]
Abel Wilkinson [17??-1???]
Abraham Wilkinson [1???-16??]
Alec Crowther Wilkinson [1916-1941]
Alfred Rashdale Wilkinson [1893-1919]
Andrew Wilkinson [194?-]
Armitage Wilkinson [1839-1901]
Ben Wilkinson [1868-1924]
Benjamin Wilkinson [16??-17??]
Benjamin Wilkinson [1709-1761]
Benjamin Wilkinson [1752-1822]
Rev Benjamin Wilkinson [1838-1893]
Charles Wilkinson [1899-1918]
Colonel Wilkinson [1869-1935]
David Wilkinson [1813-1884]
David William Wilkinson [1880-19??]
Rev Edward Wilkinson [1639-1704]
Edward Wilkinson [17??-18??]
Edwin Wilkinson [18??-1???]
Eli Wilkinson [1859-1943]
Elisha Wilkinson [1849-1932]
Ellis Wilkinson [18??-18??]
Ellis Wilkinson [1892-1918]
Ely Wilkinson [1812-1853]
Ernest Wilkinson [18??-19??]
Ezekiel Wilkinson [18??-18??]
Fred Wilkinson [18??-19??]
Fred Wilkinson [18??-191?]
Sir Geoffrey Wilkinson [1921-1996]
George Wilkinson [18??-18??]
George Henry Wilkinson [18??-1???]
George Henry Wilkinson [1876-19??]
George Parker Wilkinson [1870-1944]
George Parker Wilkinson [1896-1917]
Rev George R. Wilkinson [18??-19??]
Rev George W. Wilkinson [18??-18??]
George William Wilkinson [1888-1918]
H. Wilkinson [1???-191?]
H. S. Wilkinson [1???-19??]
Harold Wilkinson [1895-1917]
Harry Wilkinson [18??-19??]
Hedley Vickers Wilkinson [1873-19??]
Hedley Vickers Wilkinson [1892-1917]
Henry Wilkinson [1566-1647]
Henry Wilkinson [1854-1???]
Herbert Wilkinson [18??-1916]
Herbert Wilkinson [1876-19??]
Herbert Wilkinson [1883-1917]
Herman Wilkinson [18??-191?]
Isaac E. Wilkinson [16??-1721]
Rev J. Wilkinson [18??-1???]
J. Wilkinson [18??-19??]
Major General J. H. Wilkinson [18??-1954]
Jack Wilkinson [1922-1???]
Jack Wilkinson [1930-1992]
James Wilkinson [18??-18??]
James Wilkinson [1857-1941]
James Wilkinson [1869-1911]
James Wilkinson [1896-1917]
James Wilkinson [19??-1943]
James Henry Wilkinson [1861-19??]
Jeremiah Wilkinson [1802-1862]
John Wilkinson [1???-1650]
John Wilkinson [1???-1894]
John Wilkinson [16??-16??]
John Wilkinson [17??-1???]
John Wilkinson [17??-17??]
John Wilkinson [18??-18??]
John Wilkinson [18??-18??]
John Wilkinson [18??-19??]
Rev John Wilkinson [18??-19??]
John Wilkinson [1804-1878]
John Wilkinson [1815-1878]
John Wilkinson [1824-1886]
John Wilkinson [1858-19??]
John Wilkinson [1867-1899]
John Wilkinson [19??-19??]
John H. Wilkinson [1850-1???]
John Henry Wilkinson [1868-1935]
Jonas Wilkinson [1783-1858]
Jonas Wilkinson [1804-1856]
Jonathan Wilkinson [1791-18??]
Joseph Wilkinson [1???-1???]
Joseph Wilkinson [16??-17??]
Joseph Wilkinson [1651-1711]
Joseph Wilkinson [18??-18??]
Joseph Wilkinson [18??-18??]
Joseph Wilkinson [1811-18??]
Joseph Wilkinson [1838-18??]
Joseph Harold Wilkinson [1899-1954]
Jubal Wilkinson [1822-1900]
L. Wilkinson [18??-1918]
Mark Wilkinson [1856-1920]
Mary Wilkinson [1654-1729]
Mary Wilkinson [1789-1841]
Mary Hannah Wilkinson [1859-1899]
Moses Wilkinson [1794-18??]
Raymond Wilkinson [1891-1917]
Reginald Arthur Wilkinson [1900-1934]
Reginald Hartley Wilkinson [1884-19??]
Richard Wilkinson [15??-16??]
Robert Wilkinson [1???-1568]
Rev Robert Wilkinson [1753-1839]
Robert Wilkinson [1793-1855]
Robert Wilkinson [18??-19??]
Robert Wilkinson [1863-1???]
Robert Foster Wilkinson [19??-19??]
S. Wilkinson [1???-191?]
S. Wilkinson [18??-1???]
Sam Wilkinson [18??-1900]
Sam Wilkinson [1840-1???]
Samuel Wilkinson [18??-18??]
Samuel Wilkinson [18??-18??]
Samuel Wilkinson [18??-19??]
Samuel Wilkinson [18??-19??]
Samuel Wilkinson [1829-1898]
Samuel Wilkinson [1851-19??]
Sidney Wilkinson [18??-1???]
Stansfield Wilkinson [1840-1???]
Stephen Wilkinson [1851-1871]
Rev T. R. Wilkinson [19??-19??]
Tate Wilkinson [1739-1803]
Tattersall Wilkinson [1825-1921]
Thomas Wilkinson [1???-1481]
Thomas Wilkinson [18??-1???]
Thomas Wilkinson [18??-18??]
Thomas Wilkinson [1818-18??]
Thomas Wilkinson [1839-1899]
Thomas Wilkinson [1865-19??]
Thomas Barker Wilkinson [1886-1917]
W. Wilkinson [18??-19??]
Wilbert Wilkinson [1886-1917]
William Wilkinson [1???-1???]
William Wilkinson [1???-1870]
William Wilkinson [15??-16??]
William Wilkinson [17??-1???]
Rev William Wilkinson [17??-18??]
William Wilkinson [17??-18??]
William Wilkinson [1790-19??]
William Wilkinson [18??-18??]
William Wilkinson [1839-1???]
William Wilkinson [1841-1???]
William Wilkinson [1845-1894]
William Henry Wilkinson [18??-19??]
Willie Wilkinson [1883-1???]
Wright Wilkinson [1870-1939]


Wilkinson, Mr
[17??-18??] In 1809, he had an academy in Halifax

Wilkinson, Rev A.
[19??-19??] Priest at St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Church, Hebden Bridge [1970s]

Wilkinson, Abel
[17??-1???] Of Midgley. He was a witness at the trial of the coiners

Wilkinson, Abraham
[1???-16??] He, his brother, John, and Anthony Mitchell were members of a gang who were found guilty of stealing and attempting to sell 2 horses from John Cusforth of Sandal, near Wakefield, on 17th April 1650, and a further charge of stealing 16 yards of russet-coloured kersey – valued at 1/- per yard – from the tenters of Samuel Colbeck of Lower Shaw Booth, Warley on 19th April 1650. The total value of the goods was £5 8s.

There is some confusion in the records as to which of the two Wilkinson brothers was actually executed. From the Register Book at Halifax, it seems that – although he confessed to stealing the cloth – Abraham was acquitted and escaped the death penalty whilst John was executed. It is most likely that it was Abraham who was executed Abraham Wilkinson, his brother John, and Anthony Mitchell were members of a gang who were found guilty of stealing and attempting to sell 2 horses from John Cusforth of Sandal, near Wakefield, on 17th April 1650, and a further charge of stealing 16 yards of russet-coloured kersey – valued at 1/- per yard – from the tenters of Samuel Colbeck of Lower Shaw Booth, Warley on 19th April 1650. The total value of the goods was £5 8s.

Wilkinson, Alec Crowther
[1916-1941] Son of Ettie & Frank Crowther Wilkinson of Halifax.

During World War II, he served as a Lieutenant with the Royal Navy (F.A.A.) aboard HMS Newcastle.

He died 1st November 1941 (aged 25).

He was buried at the Bermuda Royal Naval Cemetery [389]

Wilkinson, Alfred Rashdale
[1893-1919] Son of Edith [1870-19??] & William H. Wilkinson [1861-19??].

He was employed by Joseph Brooke Limited, Hipperholme / employed by Ramsden, Camm & Company Limited, Brighouse.

In January 1918, he married Maude R. Addison in Halifax whilst he was home on leave.

They lived at 10 East Street, Rastrick.

During World War I, he enlisted [September 1914], and served as a Driver with 27th Division Ammunition Col. Royal Field Artillery.

From January 1915, he served in France & Salonika.

He died of pneumonia at No.27 Casualty Clearing Station, in Salonika [14th February 1919] (aged 26).

He is remembered on the Batumi British Military Memorial Wall, on Brighouse War Memorial, and on Rastrick War Memorial

Wilkinson, Andrew
[194?-] Son of Rev T. R. Wilkinson.

He attended Heath Grammar School [1955-1962].

He was President of the British Association of Perinatal Medicine [1999-2002]

Wilkinson, Armitage
[1839-1901] Senior partner in Wilkinson & Wallace.

In 1885, he went to establish a branch of the firm in Sydney, Australia

He died at Kogarah, Sydney, Australia [March 1901] (aged 62) 

Wilkinson, Ben
[1868-1924] Born in Sowerby.

He was an insurance Agent for Royal Liver [1892].

In [Q1] 1892, he married Lilley Wilkinson [1867-1???] in Halifax.


Lilley was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Hedley Vickers

The family lived at

  • Union Street, Sowerby [1901]
  • 37 Haigh Buildings, Sowerby [1911]

Wilkinson, Benjamin
[16??-17??] He was Constable of Northowram [1728]

Wilkinson, Benjamin
[1709-1761] Of North Bridge, Halifax. He was buried in Halifax Parish Church

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

Wilkinson, Benjamin
[1752-1822]

He married Eleanor Parsley [1756-1837].

Children:

  1. (probably) Sarah [1788-1843] who married John Wheelwright
  2. Mary who married Harry Maslen
  3. Elizabeth [1791-1951] who married Michael Hoyle

The children were born in Batley.


Sisters Mary &
  • Elizabeth were married on the same day [18th August 1814] at the St Peter's Church, Birstall
  •  

    Benjamin & Eleanor died in Rishworth.

    They were buried in Batley

    Wilkinson, Rev Benjamin
    [1838-1893] A native of Burnley. He trained at Cavendish College, Manchester and served in Cheshire [1864] and at Horton-in-Craven [1865] before becoming Minister at Holywell Green Congregational Church [January 1871-April 1882]. He moved to Durham [1882] and Barnard Castle [1888]

    Wilkinson, Charles
    [1899-1918] Son of Clara & Walter Wilkinson of 267 Halifax Road, Hove Edge, Brighouse.

    During World War I, he served as a Private with the 10th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment.

    He died 18th April 1918 (aged 19).

    He was buried at the Wimereux Communal Cemetery [XI B 6].

    He is remembered on Brighouse War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Brighouse Parish Church

    Wilkinson, Colonel
    [1869-1935] Born in Bradford.

    In 1894, he married Lucy Ramsden [1870-1939] in Dewsbury.

    They lived at 8 Baker Street, Halifax [1935, 1939].

    Colonel died 5th April 1935 (aged 66).

    Lucy died 25th December 1939 (aged 69).

    The couple were buried at Christ Church, Pellon

    Wilkinson, David
    [1813-1884] Born in Warley.

    He was a weaver [1841] / a grocer [1851, 1861, 1871]

    On 6th October 1836, he married Hannah Edmondson [1813-1885] from Warley, in Warley.

    Children:

    1. Mary [b 1837] who married Hanson Clegg
    2. Thomas
    3. Ann [b 1842] who was a milliner [1861]
    4. Sarah [b 1845]
    5. Priscilla [b 1847]
    6. Samuel

    The family lived at

    • 60 Warley Town, Lower Warley [1841]
    • 26 Back West Street, Sowerby Bridge [1851]
    • 1 Sowerby Street, Sowerby Bridge [1861]
    • the grocer's shop in Sowerby Street, Sowerby Bridge [1871]

    Wilkinson, David William
    [1880-19??] Son of Samuel Wilkinson.

    Born in Warley.

    He was a yarn dyer [1901] / a foreman's dyer [1905] / a wool dyer [1911].

    In 1905, he married Janet Oates [1885-19??] at Bolton Brow Wesleyan Chapel, Sowerby Bridge


    Janet, of 16 Clough Terrace, Bolton Brow, Sowerby Bridge, was the daughter of James Oates, labourer
     

    The family lived at 6 Raven Bank, Luddendenfoot [1911].

    Wilkinson, Rev Edward
    [1639-1704] He was Curate at Sowerby [1664-1665] / Chaplain of Illingworth [1665-1704]

    On 5th June 1679, he married Mary, daughter of John Illingworth.

    Children:

    1. Sarah [16??-1718] who married Rev David Hartley

    Wilkinson, Edward
    [17??-18??] Of Lacey Hey

    In 1818, he sold land for the construction of the first chapel at Midgley

    Wilkinson, Edwin
    [18??-1???] Wheelwright and smith at Daisy Croft, Brighouse [1895]

    Wilkinson, Eli
    [1859-1943] Born in Greetland.

    He was

    a cotton spinner [1901]

    In [Q2] 1887, he married Eliza Lawton [1862-1943] in Halifax.


    Eliza was born in Mexborough
     

    Children:

    1. Mary Elizabeth [1888-1955] who was a cop pointer (cotton) 
    2. Raymond
    3. Miriam Saxton [1899-1968]

    The family lived at 6 Elephant Terrace, Salterhebble [1901]

    Wilkinson, Elisha
    [1849-1932]

    In [Q1] 1886, he married Harriet Leaver [1851-1???] in Halifax.

    See Elizabeth Blackburn

    Wilkinson, Ellis
    [18??-18??] Assistant master of Clifton Free School [1867-1872] and Master at Clifton National School

    Wilkinson, Ellis
    [1892-1918] Son of James Wilkinson.

    During World War I, he served with the 234th Field Company Royal Engineers.

    He died 1st April 1918 (aged 25).

    He was buried at the St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen [P VII G 2A].

    He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

    Wilkinson, Ely
    [1812-1853] Of Broad Carr, Elland

    He married Unknown.

    Children:

    1. John
    2. Sarah [1805-1881] who married Luke Crossley
    3. Mary Anne Shaw who married Abraham Crowther Pitchforth

    Wilkinson, Ernest
    [18??-19??] He served in World War I.

    He died in the conflict.

    He is remembered on the Roll of Honour at Patmos Congregational Chapel, Todmorden

    Wilkinson, Ezekiel
    [18??-18??] In 1861, he was Master of the Blue Coat School, Harrison Road, Halifax

    Wilkinson, Fred
    [18??-19??] He was a Deacon at Blackley Baptist Chapel [1911]

    Wilkinson, Fred
    [18??-191?] Of Todmorden.

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

    He died in the conflict.

    He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

    Wilkinson, Sir Geoffrey
    [1921-1996] Born in Todmorden. One of the chief influences in 20th-century chemistry and – with Professor Ernst Otto Fischer of Münich – he received the 1973 Nobel prize for Chemistry

    Wilkinson, George
    [18??-18??] Choirmaster at St Martin's Church, Brighouse. Susan Sykes was one of his pupils

    Wilkinson, George Henry
    [18??-1???] Landlord of the Royal Hotel, Brighouse [1891].

    In the case of Wilkinson vs Ingham in 1890, he sought to recover damages from R. George Ingham, for an assault committed by Ingham and his coachman

    Wilkinson, George Henry
    [1876-19??] Born in Clifton.

    He was a silk waste dresser [1911].

    In 1901, he married Emily, daughter of Sidney Schofield in Halifax.

    They lived at Common Side, Clifton [1911].

    Living with them in 1911 was Emily's widowed father Sidney Schofield

    Wilkinson, George Parker
    [1870-1944] He was President of King Cross Constitutional Club / landlord of the Junction Hotel, Halifax [1916] / a member of the licensed victuallers.

    In [Q3] 1891, he married Charlotte Hannah Archer in Halifax.

    Children:

    1. George

    Wilkinson, George Parker
    [1896-1917] Son of George P. Wilkinson

    During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 12th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

    He died 12th December 1917 (aged 21).

    He was buried at the Mory Abbey Military Cemetery, Mory [II D 1]

    Wilkinson, Rev George R.
    [18??-19??] BA.

    Curate at St Paul's Church, Queens Road [1905].

    He lived at Clergy House, King Cross / Mayfield Drive, Halifax

    Wilkinson, Rev George W.
    [18??-18??] Minister at Wainsgate Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge [1878-1894]

    Wilkinson, George William
    [1888-1918] Of 9 Whitegate Terrace, Siddal.

    He was a member of Southowram Methodist Chapel / employed by Alfred Goodall & Company Limited of Salterhebble.

    During World War I, he enlisted [May 1916], and served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Durham Light Infantry.

    He was killed in action [24th September 1918] (aged 30).

    He is remembered on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial [9]

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

    Wilkinson, H.
    [1???-191?] He served in World War I.

    He died in the conflict.

    He is remembered on Coley War Memorial

    Wilkinson, H. S.
    [1???-19??]

    Recorded in 1936, when he was proprietor of Wilkinson, Bentley & Company

    Wilkinson, Harold
    [1895-1917] Son of Harry Wilkinson of 13 Ford Hill, Ambler Thorn.

    He was a Bradford Territorial.

    During World War I, he was mobilised at the outbreak of War, and served as a Private with the 1st/6th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

    He died 25th January 1917 (aged 22).

    He was buried at the Bailleulmont Communal Cemetery [B 10]

    Wilkinson, Harry
    [18??-19??] Player with Halifax RLFC [1889]. He won a cap for England (RU) while at Halifax

    Wilkinson, Hedley Vickers
    [1873-19??] Son of Jephthah Wilkinson.

    Born in Halifax [Q4 1873].

    On 5th January 1899, he married Mary Hannah Thomas at Providence Free Church, Sowerby.


    Mary Hannah was the daughter of William Thomas of Lower Gaukroger, Sowerby
     


    The ceremony was conducted by the
    Rev J. W. Mawer, assisted by the Rev Earl Gray
     

    Wilkinson, Hedley Vickers
    [1892-1917] Son of Ben Wilkinson.

    Born in Sowerby.

    He was a clerk for a corn miller [1911].

    During World War I, he served as a Rifleman with the 11th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps.

    He died of wounds [30th November 1917].

    He is remembered on the Cambrai Memorial [9]

    Wilkinson, Henry
    [1566-1647] Cleric born in Halifax. He was a relative of Sir Henry Savile and went to Merton College Oxford. He was the incumbent at Waddesdon in Buckinghamshire. He published several religious works.

    He married Sarah Wake from Northamptonshire.

    Children:

    1. Henry [1610-1675] who became a clergyman
    2. son
    3. son
    4. son
    5. son
    6. son
    7. daughter
    8. daughter
    9. daughter

    He was buried at Waddesdon

    Wilkinson, Henry
    [1854-1???] Son of Jonas Wilkinson, labourer.

    Born in Halifax.

    He was a letter carrier [1878, 1881] / a postman [1891] / a maker-up stuff goods [1901] / a maker-up in warehouse [1911].

    In 1878, he married Jane Ellen Swift [1854-1???] at All Souls' Church, Halifax.


    Jane Ellen, of Haley Hill, was born in Halifax, the daughter of Frank Swift, labourer
     

    Children:

    1. Edith H [b 1880] who was a cotton spinner [1891], a worsted rover [1901]
    2. Albin Henry [b 1882] who was a baker [1901]
    3. Herbert
    4. Tom [b 1885] who was a grocers errand boy [1901]
    5. Alice [b 1887] who was a worsted spinner [1901], a dressmaker [1911]
    6. Alfred [b 1888]
    7. Ernest [b 1892] who was a house painter [1911]

    The family lived at

    • 44 Crossley Terrace, Halifax [1881, 1891]
    • 26 Thomas Street South, Halifax [1901, 1911]

    Living with them [in 1911] was sister-in-law Susannah Swift [b  1858] (sewing machinist) 

    Wilkinson, Herbert
    [18??-1916] Born in Todmorden.

    He was a member of the Prudence of the Vale Lodge of Oddfellows.

    During World War I, he enlisted with the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment), then served as a Private with the 24th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

    He was killed in action in France / Flanders [30th September 1916].

    He was buried at the Cité Bonjean Military Cemetery [III A 11].

    He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance, on Cornholme War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Oddfellows' Hall, Todmorden

    Wilkinson, Herbert
    [1876-19??] Born in Halifax.

    He was a jam boiler [1911].

    In 1904, he married Emma, daughter of Jonathan Cawthera.

    Children:

    1. Emily [b 1905]
    2. Ruby [b 1910]

    In 1911, the family were living with Emma's widowed mother, Sarah, at the Brighton Hotel

    Wilkinson, Herbert
    [1883-1917] Son of Henry Wilkinson.

    He was a creeler (carpet weaver) [1901] / employed by the Maypole Dairy, Northgate and in other towns / employed by the Meadow Dairy, Goole.

    He married Unknown.

    Children:

    1. child

    In 1916, his son died after being knocked down by a coal waggon.

    During World War I, he enlisted in Goole with the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment), then served as a Private with the 8th Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment.

    His wife and child went to live with her father in Dewsbury.

    He was killed in action [9th April 1917].

    He was buried at the Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm) [VII L 29].

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

    Wilkinson, Herman
    [18??-191?] He died in World War I.

    He is remembered on Norwood Green War Memorial, and on Coley War Memorial

    Wilkinson, Isaac E.
    [16??-1721] A local man.

    He was pastor at what was to become Warley Congregational Church [1705]. The congregation increased significantly during his ministry.

    He married Esther Lapidge.

    They lived at Grange House, Warley [1711]. A fireplace at the house is inscribed IEW for him, and the initials of Isaac and Esther are inscribed on a sundial at the house

    Wilkinson, Rev J.
    [18??-1???] Pastor at Rishworth Particular Baptist Chapel [1874-1888].

    During his pastorate, a manse was built

    Wilkinson, J.
    [18??-19??] Established J. Wilkinson & Son

    Wilkinson, Major General J. H.
    [18??-1954] He lived at Trimmingham House, Halifax. He was an adviser to the Indian Government

    Wilkinson, Jack
    [1922-1???] On 27th June 1947, he married Joan Hartley in Huddersfield


    Joan was the daughter of
    James William Hartley
     

    Children:

    1. Andrew Hartley (Wilkinson)
    2. Stuart Peter

    Wilkinson, Jack
    [1930-1992] Of Halifax.

    Rugby player.

    He attended Pellon Lane Board School.

    He played rugby as an amateur with Siddal [as a young man]; signed up with Thrum Hall as a professional [1947-1959]; moved to Wakefield Trinity [until 1963]; played as player coach at Bradford Northern [from 1963/64]; toured Australia twice [1962, 1964]; played in 13 Test matches, 6 Challenge cup finals and 5 Championship finals at Wembley.

    After retirement, he was landlord of the Rose & Crown, Greetland [around 1966] / landlord of the Maypole Inn, Warley [1980s].

    He was a friend of Shirley Crabtree.

    He married June

    Wilkinson, James
    [18??-18??] Mason at Ovenden.

    In November 1856, he was declared insolvent

    Wilkinson, James
    [1857-1941] Born 21st November 1857.

    Farmer at Brink Top Farm, Todmorden.

    He married Hannah Greenwood [18??-19??].

    Children:

    1. Alfred [1883-1974]
    2. Wilbert
    3. Arthur [1889-1977]
    4. Ellis
    5. Harold [1897-1963]

    James died 28th April 1941

    Wilkinson, James
    [1869-1911] He was Councillor on Todmorden Council / involved in many trade associations and Secretary of the Todmorden & District Weavers' & Winders' Association [until his death in August 1911].

    He married Unknown.

    Children:

    1. child
    2. child
    3. child

    Wilkinson, James
    [1896-1917] Son of John Wilkinson.

    Born in Sowerby Bridge.

    He was educated at the Blue Coat School, Halifax / a clerk in wire works [1911] / employed by the British Westinghouse Company, Manchester.

    He lived at 168 Edge Lane Road, Oldham.

    During World War I, he served as an Ordinary Telegraphist with the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

    He was killed in action aboard HMS Stonecrop [18th September 1917] (aged 21).

    He is remembered on the Plymouth Naval Memorial [25], on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Halifax Parish Church Church Members (WWI) Memorial, and on the Blue Coat School Memorial

    Wilkinson, James
    [19??-1943] Son of Bertha & John Wilkinson.

    He married Anne E.

    They lived in Todmorden.

    During World War II, he served as a Sapper with 1012 Port Maintenance Company Royal Engineers.

    He died 29th August 1943.

    He was buried at the Suez War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt [3 C 12].

    He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

    Wilkinson, James Henry
    [1861-19??] He was a farmer of 18 acres at Trough Farm, Norwood Green [1911].

    He married Maria [1858-19??]

    Wilkinson, Jeremiah
    [1802-1862] Of Brighouse.

    He married Elizabeth [1789-1850].

    The couple were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

    Wilkinson, John
    [1???-1650] He and Anthony Mitchell and Abraham Wilkinson were found guilty of stealing and attempting to sell 2 horses from John Cusforth of Sandal, near Wakefield, on 17th April 1650, and a further charge of stealing 16 yards of russet-coloured kersey – valued at 1/- per yard – from the tenters of Samuel Colbeck of Lower Shaw Booth, Warley on 19th April 1650. The total value of the goods was £5 8s.

    Wilkinson was further convicted of stealing a piece of kersey from tenters at Brearley Hall.

    The two were the last men to be executed at the Halifax Gibbet.

    There is some confusion in the records as to which of the two Wilkinson brothers was actually executed. From the Register Book at Halifax, it seems that – although he confessed to stealing the cloth – Abraham was acquitted and escaped the death penalty whilst John was executed. It is most likely that it was Abraham who was executed

    Wilkinson, John
    [1???-1894]

    He was landlord of the Rook Inn, Halifax [1887, 1894].

    He married Emma.

    After John's death, Emma took over at the Rook Inn [1896].

    They are mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1894

    Wilkinson, John
    [16??-16??] DD.

    Son of William Wilkinson. He was born in Halifax and brought up in Oxford. He was Professor of Divinity at Oxford, and a Fellow of Magdalen College Oxford. He was tutor to Henry, son of James I. He fled from Oxford during the Civil War

    Wilkinson, John
    [17??-1???] Stuff merchant of Halifax.

    He was one of the town's trustees for Halifax [1770] / a member of the Halifax Volunteer Corps of Infantry.

    He occupied Room 38 on the Colonnade of the Piece Hall [1787]

    Wilkinson, John
    [17??-17??] Hatter in Halifax [1768]

    Wilkinson, John
    [18??-18??] A cordwainer in Clifton.

    He was one of the original trustees of the United Methodist Free Church, Clifton

    Wilkinson, John
    [18??-18??] Of Blackley.

    On 11th January 1857, he had been drinking in a public house at Stainland, and about 1:000 am he was walking home when William Dyson and John NuttonWilkinson's neighbours and co-workers, with whom he had been drinking at Stainland – waylaid Wilkinson, pulled him to the ground and kicked him brutally. They stole 8/-

    Warrants were issued for their arrest

    Wilkinson, John
    [18??-19??] Silk dresser at Halifax.

    He was listed as a provisional director of the Stoney Royd Spinning Company Limited [1881]

    Wilkinson, Rev John
    [18??-19??] On 9th April 1905, he, Harold Chapman, Joseph Dobson, and Rev William Lawrence were sent to jail as passive resisters.

    On 2nd April 1906, he, Rev William Lawrence and Harold Chapman were sent to jail for the second time as passive resisters.

    He lived at

    • The Manse, Gibraltar Road [1906]

    Wilkinson, John
    [1804-1878]

    He married Mary Ann [1806-1870].

    Mary Ann died 15th June 1870 (aged 64).

    John died 14th June 1878 (aged 74).

    He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 2579] with Jane Helliwell [1854-1922]

    Wilkinson, John
    [1815-1878] Of Broad Carr, Elland.

    Son of Ely Wilkinson.

    On 22nd November 1855, he married Sarah Terry [1773-1843] at Elland Parish Church.


    Sarah was the daughter of Rev Christopher Atkinson
     

    The couple were buried at Elland Parish Church

    Wilkinson, John
    [1824-1886] Born in Sowerby Bridge.

    He was landlord of the Black Horse, Halifax [1874-1886].

    In 1849, he married Sarah Ann Pilling [1824-1886] in Halifax.


    Sarah was born in Sowerby Bridge
     

    Children:

    1. William [b 1850]

    The couple died at the Black Horse: John [19th February 1886]; Sarah [21st March 1886].

    They were buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax

    Wilkinson, John
    [1858-19??] Born in Halifax.

    He was an iron turner [1901] / a hand turner (tools) [1911].

    In 1900, he married Louisa in Halifax.


    Louisa was the widow of
    John Burns
     

    Children:

    1. Dorothy [b 1902]

    The family lived at

    • 4 Scott Lane Bottom, Halifax [1901]
    • 12 New Bond Street, Halifax [1911]

    Living with them [in 1901, 1911] were Louisa's children: Jane, Louisa, George, Marguerite, and Robert

    Wilkinson, John
    [1867-1899]

    In 1895, he married Martha Greenwood [1872-19??] in Halifax.


    Martha was born in Sowerby Bridge, the daughter of David Greenwood, carter.

    She was a woollen feeder [1901]

     

    Children:

    1. James
    2. Mary Hannah [b 1898] who was a cotton winder [1911]

    The family lived at 12 Clifton Street, Sowerby Bridge [1901].

    John died in Halifax [1899] (aged 32).

    In 1908, Martha married (2) Thomas Henry Sykes in Halifax

    Wilkinson, John
    [19??-19??] Player with Halifax RLFC [1953-1954]. He won caps for England and for Great Britain while at Halifax

    Wilkinson, John H.
    [1850-1???] Born in Burnley, Lancashire.

    He was a confectioner & plasterer [1891].

    He married Harriet [1852-1???].


    Harriet was born in London
     

    Children:

    1. Cora [b 1876] who was a worsted spinner [1891]
    2. Benjamin [b 1878] who was a bus conductor [1891]
    3. Sarah J. [b 1880]
    4. William J. [b 1882]
    5. Robert C. [b 1884]
    6. Isabel [b 1889]
    7. Emily [b 1891]

    The family lived at 20A St James's Road, Halifax [1891]

    Wilkinson, John Henry
    [1868-1935] Born in Middlesborough.

    He was a stockbroker.

    On 19th January 1898, he married Gertrude King [1874-1953] at St James, Birkdale, Lancashire.


    Gertrude was born in Rochdale
     

    Children:

    1. Joseph Harold
    2. Mary [1901-1977] who married Arthur Leslie Sutcliffe

    The family lived at

    John Henry died in Belmont Nursing Home, Leeds [5th May 1935].

    Probate records show that he left effects valued at £26,572 4/9d.

    [Resworn £25,472 4/9d & £26,472 4/9d] Probate was granted to his widow Gertrude.

    Gertrude died in Halifax [8th October 1953].

    Probate records show that she left effects valued at £34,137 17/8d.

    Probate was granted to children Joseph Harold & Mary

    Wilkinson, Jonas
    [1783-1858]

    On 18th October 1804, he married Elizabeth Priestley in Halifax.

    Children:

    1. Isaac [bapt 1805]
    2. Mary [bapt 1806]
    3. Hannah [bapt 1808]
    4. Timothy [bapt 1811]
    5. (possibly) James [b 1815]
    6. William [bapt 1820]
    7. (possibly) Jonas [d 1820]
    8. Martha [b 1823]
    9. Jonas [b 1825]
    10. David [b 1827]
    11. Nancy [b 1830]

    Wilkinson, Jonas
    [1804-1856] He was a butcher [1832] / landlord of the White Lion, Rastrick [1837]

    In 1832, he married Leah Hepworth, (possibly) daughter of Richard Hepworth.

    Children:

    1. Richard Hepworth (Wilkinson) [b 1837]
    2. Sam
    3. Jane [b 1844]
    4. John [b 1847]
    5. Hannah [b 1853]
    6. Kaye [b 1850]

    In 1861, the 4 younger children were living with their brother Sam at the White Lion

    Wilkinson, Jonathan
    [1791-18??] He served with the 2nd Battalion 84th Foot York & Lancaster Regiment in the Peninsular War

    Wilkinson, Joseph
    [1???-1???] He was Master of Heywood's School

    Wilkinson, Joseph
    [16??-17??] He was Constable of Northowram [1725, 1750, 1840-2]

    Wilkinson, Joseph
    [1651-1711] He was vicar at a parish near Dublin, prebendary of St Patrick's Dublin, and rector of Widdington, Yorkshire, before becoming Vicar of Halifax [1691]. He is said to have lived in the church library to avoid arrest.

    He married Unknown.

    Children:

    1. Elizabeth [1695-1769] who married William Pool

    He was buried in the chancel of the church

    Wilkinson, Joseph
    [18??-18??] Gentleman of Northowram.

    He married Unknown.

    Children:

    1. Maria [1845-1926] who married Christopher Tate Rhodes

    Wilkinson, Joseph
    [18??-18??] Cabinet maker of Hipperholme.

    He married (1) Unknown.

    On 19th November 1835, he married (2) Ann Settle at Halifax Parish Church

    Wilkinson, Joseph
    [1811-18??] In 1858, he was charged with stealing a sheep from Matthew Henry Wadsworth.

    Police sergeant Cooper and Constable Kaye arrested him after following a trail of blood and fat to Wilkinson's house. Wilkinson was found to have mutton cooking in a pan and in the oven.

    In October 1858, he was tried and committed to York Castle

    Wilkinson, Joseph
    [1838-18??] Born in Wyke.

    He was a coal miner [1871, 1881].

    In [Q2] 1862, he married Martha Hargreaves [1842-19??] in Halifax.


    Martha was born in Hipperholme
     

    Children:

    1. Alice Ann [b 1866] who was a worsted spinner [1881], a yarn twister [1891]
    2. William Henry [b 1868] who was a coal miner [1881, 1891]
    3. Wright
    4. John [b 1862] who was a labourer [1891]
    5. Joseph [b 1867] who was a hurrier coal [1891]
    6. Sam [b 1870] who was a coal miner [1901]
    7. Elizabeth H. [b 1882] who was a worsted winder (carpet weaver) [1901]
    8. Hargreaves [b 1884] who was a coal miner's hurrier [1891]

    The family lived at

    • Hartshead Moor [1871]
    • Hartshead Moor Road [1881]
    • Hartshead Moor [1891, 1901]

    Joseph was dead by 1891

    Wilkinson, Joseph Harold
    [1899-1954] Son of John Henry Wilkinson.

    Born in Sowerby Bridge [4th January 1899].

    Baptised at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge [4th February 1899].

    He served with the Royal Lancers in the Indian Army: General Staff Officer [1939-1941], Deputy Director of Military Training, Army Headquarters, India [1942], Director of Resettlement, Army Headquarters, India [1944], Director of Military Training, India [1948], and Major General H. M. Army [1953].

    He never married.

    He lived at Fern Bank, Halifax [1954].

    He died at Trimmingham House, Burnley Road [25th March 1954].

    Probate records show that he left effects valued at £21,888 0/3d.

    Probate was granted to his sister Mary, wife of Arthur Leslie Sutcliffe.

    He was buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell

    Wilkinson, Jubal
    [1822-1900] Landlord of the Black Bull, Brighouse [1861, 1870, 1872].

    See Jubal Wilkinson & Company Limited

    Wilkinson, L.
    [18??-1918]

    During World War I, he served as a 2nd Lieutenant with the Royal Air Force.

    He died 18th June 1918.

    He was buried at Luddenden Cemetery [A U 299]

    Wilkinson, Mark
    [1856-1920] Born in Huddersfield.

    He was landlord of the Prince of Wales, Salterhebble [1905, 1911, 1916].

    In [Q4] 1878, he married Emma Jane Balmforth [1859-19??] from Bradford, in Halifax.

    They had no children.

    Living with them in 1911 was Thomas Henry Fleming [aged 26] (underclothing salesman) 

    Wilkinson, Mary
    [1654-1729] She married Thomas Drake.

    She bequeathed 20/- per annum to be paid for ever to the Lecturer who reads prayers every second Wednesday in June at Halifax church

    Wilkinson, Mary
    [1789-1841] Daughter of Benjamin Wilkinson.

    She married Harry Maslen.

    In the mid-1820s, Mary inherited an interest in Rishworth School from her father, who was related to John Wheelwright. The family moved from Beckenham to Rishworth.

    Harry became a master at Rishworth School and Mary became the Matron.

    After Harry's death in 1835, Mary retired as Matron. She died in London.

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

    Wilkinson, Mary Hannah
    [1859-1899] (Possibly) landlady of the Falcon, Salterhebble [where she died 1899].

    She was buried at Illingworth Church [19th May 1899]

    Wilkinson, Moses
    [1794-18??] He served with the 2nd Battalion 84th Foot York & Lancaster Regiment in the Peninsular War

    Wilkinson, Raymond
    [1891-1917] Son of Eli Wilkinson.

    In [Q2] 1915, he married Annie Priestley in Halifax.

    They lived at 1 St Peter's Square, Southowram.

    During World War I, he served as a Private with the 23rd (Tyneside Scottish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

    He died 4th January 1917 (aged 25).

    He was buried at the Etaples Military Cemetery [XXI A 17A].

    He is remembered on All Saints' War Memorial, Dudwell

    Wilkinson, Reginald Arthur
    [1900-1934] Of Halifax.

    Wilkinson was killed and 3 others were injured when George Francis Dutton [27] of St Anne's, Lancashire, collided head-on with another car on Blackpool Promenade early on New Year's Day 1934. At Lancaster Assizes on 26th January 1934, the jury found Dutton Not Guilty

    Wilkinson, Reginald Hartley
    [1884-19??] Son of Samuel Wilkinson.

    Born in Sowerby Bridge.

    He was an upholsterer's salesman [1901] / a carpet warehouse salesmen [1911] / a member and Captain of the water polo team at Sowerby Bridge Swimming Club.

    In 1910, he married Cecilia McCabe [1883-19??].

    They lived at

    • 56 Industrial Road, Sowerby Bridge (with his parents) [1911]

    Wilkinson, Richard
    [15??-16??] BA.

    Headmaster of Heath Grammar School [1600-1603]

    Wilkinson, Robert
    [1???-1568] Yeoman at Elland.

    He married Unknown.

    Children:

    1. William

    He was an early member of the Wilkinson family of Elland.

    He was buried at Elland Parish Church

    Wilkinson, Rev Robert
    [1753-1839] MA, BD.

    A native of Cumberland. He took orders before 1777.

    He was Curate at Lightcliffe [1776] / Perpetual Curate at Lightcliffe [1782, 1833] / Headmaster of Heath Grammar School [1789-1839] / vicar of Darton [1790, 1833].

    On 15th July 1782, he married Sarah Robinson from Hipperholme, at Halifax Parish Church.

    Children:

    1. Mary [d 1855]
    2. Catherine or Lydia who married [30th May 1833] Rev George Fenton of Ilkley, at Halifax Parish Church
    3. daughter
    4. child who died young
    5. child who died young
    6. child who died young
    7. child who died young
    8. child who died young

    There is a memorial to him in Halifax Parish Church. The epitaph on the memorial is recorded in the book Monumental & Other Inscriptions

    Wilkinson, Robert
    [1793-1855] Aka Radical Bob. Of Halifax.

    He died 9th November 1855

    Wilkinson, Robert
    [18??-19??] Halifax solicitor at 11 Fountain Street, Halifax [1934].

    He qualified in November 1886

    Wilkinson, Robert
    [1863-1???] Born in Ovenden.

    He was a licensed broker [1911].

    In 1883, he married Lily Richmond in Halifax.


    Lily was the daughter of
    John Richmond
     

    Children:

    The family lived at 1 Pit Hill, Southowram Bank, Halifax [1911].

    Living with them [in 1911] were nephew John Henry Wilkinson [b 1893] (silk dresser), Clement Richmond [b 1896] (labourer for spindle & flyer manufacturer), and niece Florence Pitcher [b 1897] (worsted cheese winder with J. B. Farrer

    Wilkinson, Robert Foster
    [19??-19??] Halifax-born rocket expert.

    In April 1966, he moved to a defence post in Canada

    Wilkinson, S.
    [1???-191?] He served in World War I.

    He died in the conflict.

    He is remembered on Coley War Memorial

    Wilkinson, S.
    [18??-1???] In 1884, he set up in business as a fine art dealer, sign writer, gilder, painter, decorator and picture frame maker in Brighouse.

    In 1893, he moved to part of Holroyd's Building, Brighouse

    Wilkinson, Sam
    [18??-1900]

    During the South African Wars, he served as a Private with the King's Royal Rifle Corps. He died at Ladysmith in January 1900, the first Brighouse soldier to be killed in the Boer War.

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

    Wilkinson, Sam
    [1840-1???] Son of Jonas Wilkinson.

    Born in Rastrick.

    He was a farmer of 38 acres employing 1 man [1861] / a brewer's drayman [1871].

    In 1861, he married Eliza Ann Jessop in Halifax.

    They lived at

    Living with them [in 1861] were Sam's younger siblings: Jane, John, Hannah and Kaye

    Wilkinson, Samuel
    [18??-18??] Farmer at Rastrick.

    In September 1862, he was declared bankrupt

    Wilkinson, Samuel
    [18??-18??] Innkeeper at Hove Edge.


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

     

    In November 1862, he was declared bankrupt

    Wilkinson, Samuel
    [18??-19??] Established Wilkinson's Clay Works at Elland around 1883.

    He worked coal seams on the land to fuel the kilns.

    In 1895, he was elected a member of Elland District Council. Recorded in 1905

    Wilkinson, Samuel
    [18??-19??] He was a Deacon at Blackley Baptist Chapel [1911]

    Wilkinson, Samuel
    [1829-1898] Born in Bradford.

    He was partner in Wilkinson & Airey / a master silk spinner employing 29 men, 17 boys and 27 females [1861] / a silk spinner [1871] / a master silk spinner with about 260 hands [1881] / a silk spinner at Brighouse [1885] / a silk yarn agent [1891]

    In March 1885, he was declared bankrupt.

    In [Q3] 1854, he married Elizabeth Lister [1826-1906].

    Children:

    1. William [b 1854] who was a silk worker [1871]
    2. Emily [b 1856] who married Tom Farrar
    3. Alfred [b 1861] who was an articled architect [1881]
    4. Mary Louisa [b 1865] who married Alfred Farrar

    The family lived at

    Samuel & Elizabeth were buried at Rastrick Cemetery

    Wilkinson, Samuel
    [1851-19??] Son of David Wilkinson.

    Born in Sowerby Bridge.

    He was a civil engineer's assistant [1881] / an architect and surveyor [1891, 1911]

    He worked on several local building projects, including

    In 1878, he married Lucy Ann Hartley [1868-19??] from Soyland, in Halifax.

    Children:

    1. Edith Hannah [b 1879]
    2. David William
    3. Reginald Hartley
    4. Samuel Edgar [b 1888] who became a furniture salesmen [1911]

    The family lived at

    • Industrial Road, Warley [1881]
    • 56 Industrial Road, Sowerby Bridge [1891, 1901, 1911]

    Wilkinson, Sidney
    [18??-1???] Of Queensbury

    In [Q3] 1881, he married Mary Helliwell in Halifax.


    Mary was the daughter of
    Joseph Helliwell
     

    Wilkinson, Stansfield
    [1840-1???] Born in Erringden.

    He was a farmer of 21 acres [1881] / a fustian dyer and most of the family were working in the fustian trade [1891] / a fustian carder [1901].

    In 1874, he married Sarah, daughter of William Howarth and widow of James Uttley, in Halifax.

    Children:

    1. Ada [b 1876]
    2. Ernest [b 1877]
    3. Minnie [b 1880]

    The family lived at

    In 1881, Herbert, and his widowed aunt Susy, were living with the family

    Wilkinson, Stephen
    [1851-1871] He was a joiner.

    He married Ellen Broadbent [1850-1918].

    Children:

    1. Emily [1872-1???] who married Arthur Lumb

    Wilkinson, Rev T. R.
    [19??-19??] He was Vicar of St Augustine's Church, Pellon. In 1963, he was appointed vicar of St John's, Huddersfield.

    He married Unknown.

    Children:

    1. Christopher Richard
    2. Andrew
    3. Hilary

    Wilkinson, Tate
    [1739-1803] Actor-manager of theatres at York and Hull.

    Because of Puritan objections to public entertainment, players were considered rogues and vagabonds, and he and other actor-managers required a Royal patent to perform in a specific town – see James Whitley. This was discontinued in 1788.

    He visited Halifax and performed at the Halifax Theatre in 1776 and 1777. He writes

    July 1776: I tried the town of Halifax for 3 weeks which paid my expenses, but our theatre was a dreadful place, being over the stables at the White Lion in that town. I expected whenever a regular theatre was built there I should have been favoured with the preference – but I was not so honoured

    and

    1777: At the end of the Leeds season, I tried the PLACE called a theatre at Halifax, once more, and acted over the old stable, and with good success: actually better receipts in that dreadful place than at that time I experienced at the large and opulent town of Leeds and its extensive and numerous neighbourhood. It is very extraordinary to relate that I did not know any one family at Halifax but by name during the 2 summer visits at that town, therefore I have not any occasion here to enumerate my friends, or give thanks for courtesies

    Wilkinson, Tattersall
    [1825-1921] Son of Nanny (née Halstead) [1795-18??] & Robert Wilkinson [1795-1871], a hawker of pots.

    Born in Burnley.

    He was a hawkers of pots [1851] / an auctioneer & jeweller [1861] / a jeweller [1871] / an auctioneer & jeweller [1881] / a restorer [1901] / a member of the Halifax Antiquarian Society

    In 1898, he, Robert Law and Abraham Crossley opened the Blackheath Barrow.

    In 1850, he married Mary Carradus [1834-1915] in Burnley.


    Mary was born in Keighley, the daughter of Anne (née Smith) [1809-1869] & Alexander Carradus [1807-1882]
     

    Children:

    1. Tattersall [b 1857]
    2. Mary Ann [b 1860]
    3. Annie Halstead [b 1862]
    4. Flora [b 1866]
    5. Hannah H [b 1868]

    The family lived at

    • 34 Ann Street, Halifax [1851]
    • 14 Market Street, Bradford [1861]
    • 16 Church Street, Layton, Lancashire [1871]
    • 20, 22 Church Street, Layton, Lancashire [1881]
    • Briercliffe, Lancashire [1901]

    He died in Burnley [14th December 1921].

    Mary died in Blackpool [1915]

    Wilkinson, Thomas
    [1???-1481] Aka Wilkynson.

    Born at Brackenbed. Vicar of Halifax [1438]. During his incumbency, there were considerable extensions to Halifax Parish Church, including some constructed with trees which have been unlawfully felled at Well Head.

    He added a clerestory to the church [1455-1480] and gave money for the construction of the nave, the clerestory to the chancel, the east window and extended the east wall to accommodate the window, and the chancel.

    He gave timber and stone for the construction of a free chapel at Ripponden which was to become St Bartholomew's Church.

    In 1465, he and a large number of men attacked the Talbots of Burnley who had betrayed Henry VI during the Wars of the Roses.

    He owned and lived at Sunnybank, Greetland

    Wilkinson, Thomas
    [18??-1???] He was a joiner [1840] / a joiner in Fartown, Huddersfield [1841].

    On 12th October 1840, he married (1) Mary Ann Sutcliffe in Huddersfield.


    Mary Ann was the daughter of
    John Sutcliffe
     

    Children:

    1. Martha Ann [b 1841]

    Mary Ann died in 1858.

    In [Q2] 1858, Thomas married (2) Ann in Huddersfield.


    Ann (née Ellis) was the widow of Wright Charlesworth [1???-1856]
     

    Wilkinson, Thomas
    [18??-18??] Landlord of the Punch Bowl, Salterhebble [1860, 1861, 1864].

    In 1860, he was one of a number of publicans charged with the adulteration of their beer by using grains of paradise in brewing. He was fined £50.

    On 21st January 1863, Robert Mitchell was being disorderly at the pub, and Sarah Wilkinson, the landlord's wife, asked him to leave. He refused and struck Sarah on the chest and head. She became sick and ill, and was found dead in bed the next morning. Mitchell was charged with manslaughter

    Wilkinson, Thomas
    [1818-18??] Landlord of the Miners' Arms, Halifax [1871]

    Wilkinson, Thomas
    [1839-1899] Son of David Wilkinson.

    Born in Warley.

    He was a worker at Sowerby Bridge Wharf / a shipping clerk with the Merchants' Company in Liverpool / a clerk at the carrier's wharf [1861] / a commercial cloth carrier [1871] / a canal agent [1881] / a canal carrier's agent [1891] / a Freemason / a constable of the Court Leet of the Manor of Rochdale / Rochdale canal traffic manager [1899].

    In 1867, he married Sarah Francis Heasman [1845-1933] in East Grinstead, Sussex.


    Sarah Francis was born in Horley, Surrey
     

    Children:

    1. Mary Louisa [1873-1932] who married [1900] Thomas Simpson at St George's Church, Hanover Square, London

    The family lived at

    • Toxteth [1861]
    • 3 Thompson Grove, Ardwich [1871]
    • 108 Hall Street, Stockport [1881]
    • 273 Bury Road, Rochdale [1891]

    Thomas died at Hall Bank, Manchester Road, Rochdale [5th September 1899].

    Probate records show that he left effects valued at £2,725 9/7d to his wife Sarah Francis.

    He was buried at Sowerby Bridge Cemetery

    Sarah Francis died in Lewisham [29th May 1933]

    Wilkinson, Thomas
    [1865-19??] Of Clifton.

    He was landlord of the Old Pack Horse, Hartshead [1901].

    He married Annie [1867-19??].


    Annie came from Scholes
     

    Children:

    1. Jack [b 1902]

    By 1911, the widowed Annie had taken over as innkeeper at the Old Pack Horse

    Wilkinson, Thomas Barker
    [1886-1917]

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

    He died 11th April 1917 (aged 31).

    He was buried at the Brown's Copse Cemetery.

    He is remembered on Brighouse War Memorial, on Clifton War Memorial, and in the book Clifton War Memorial

    Wilkinson, W.
    [18??-19??] From Rochdale. From 1st May 1872, he was Surveyor, Architect and Sanitary Inspector for Sowerby Bridge Local Board

    Wilkinson, Wilbert
    [1886-1917] Son of James Wilkinson.

    During World War I, he served as a Private with the 5th Battalion Canadian Infantry.

    He died 28th April 1917 (aged 31).

    He was buried at the Orchard Dump Cemetery, Arleux-en-Gohelle, France.

    He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

    Wilkinson, William
    [1???-1???] Manufacturers at Woolshops and Gibbet Street [1850]

    Wilkinson, William
    [1???-1870] Organ builder (possibly) in Halifax.

    He was active from 1829

    Wilkinson, William
    [15??-16??] Son of Robert Wilkinson.

    He married Jennet, daughter of Henry Savile.

    Children:

    1. John
    2. William
    3. several daughters

    He and John Savile acquired Annesley House, Elland after the Dissolution of the Monasteries

    Wilkinson, William
    [17??-1???]

    In 1775, he married Ann.


    Ann was the daughter of
    John Holgate
     

    Children:

    1. Samuel [b 1790]
    2. Ann [b 1792]
    3. Jonathan [b 1796]

    Wilkinson, Rev William
    [17??-18??] Vicar of Lightcliffe [1860?]

    Wilkinson, William
    [17??-18??] Perpetual Curate at Sowerby [1821, 1826]

    Wilkinson, William
    [1790-19??] He was a beerseller.


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

     

    He married Unknown.

    Children:

    1. Ann who married James Crabtree

    Wilkinson, William
    [18??-18??] Damask manufacturer at Godley Bridge Mill, Shibden [1861]. He had a warehouse at Woolshops, Halifax

    Wilkinson, William
    [1839-1???] Son of Robert Wilkinson, weaver.

    Born in Erringden.

    He was a delver [1862] / a woollen weaver [1871] / a farmer of 20 acres [1881] / a farmer [1891].

    In 1862, he married Hannah Wilson [1838-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


    Hannah was the daughter of Job Wilson, farmer
     

    Children:

    1. James [b 1864] who was a railway platelayer [1901], a platelayer Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Company [1911]
    2. Mary Ann [b 1865] who was a mill hand [1881]
    3. John [b 1867] who was a mill hand [1881]
    4. Ben [b 1869] who was a mill hand [1881], a woollen cloth finisher [1901]
    5. Sarah Elizabeth [b 1871] who was a mill hand [1881]
    6. Job [b 1873] who was a farm labourer [1891], a telephone labourer [1901], a foreman National Telephone Company [1911]
    7. Susy [b 1875] who was a cotton reeler [1901], a cotton gasser [1911]
    8. Robert [b 1877]
    9. Fred [b 1878] who was a farm labourer [1891], a railway labourer [1901], a quarry labourer [1911]
    10. Alice Hannah [b 1880]
    11. Willie

    The family lived at

    • Plod Cottage, Sowerby [1871]
    • Doldrom Farm, Norland [1881]
    • Scar Head, Norland [1891]
    • Spring Field Cottage, Norland [1901]
    • East Longley, Norland [1911]

    In 1901, the children were living on their own and brother James was head of the household.

    In 1911, the children were living on their own and sister Sarah Elizabeth was head of the household

    Wilkinson, William
    [1841-1???] Born in Northowram.

    He was a barman at the Travellers Rest, Halifax, where his brother-in-law William Dyson was innkeeper [1881].

    In 1872, he married Ann, daughter of Isaac Ingham.

    Children:

    1. Emily [b 1873]
    2. John [b 1876] who was a factory cotton winder [1891]

    In 1881, the family were living at the Travellers Rest, Halifax, where Ann's brother William Dyson was innkeeper

    Wilkinson, William
    [1845-1894] Son of delver William Wilkinson.

    Born in Halifax.

    He was a dyer [1874, 1881] / landlord of the Bacchus Tavern, Halifax [1884-1894].

    On 22nd December 1874, he married Harriet Jane Ackroyd [1850-1885] at Halifax Parish Church.


    Harriet Jane, of Halifax, was the daughter of labourer Thomas Ackroyd
     

    Children:

    1. Lewis [b 1873] who was a moulder [1891]
    2. Herbert [b 1876] who was a mill hand cotton [1891]
    3. Arthur [b 1877]
    4. James W [b 1879]
    5. Emily J [b 1881]

    The family lived at

    • 1 Kershaw's Yard, Halifax [1881]
    • 2 King Street, Halifax [1885, 1894]

    Living with them at the Bacchus in 1891 were 2 servants and 18 lodgers.

    He is mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1894

    The couple were buried at Christ Church, Pellon

    Wilkinson, William Henry
    [18??-19??] Halifax-born architect.

    He joined the Walsh & Maddock partnership. His designs included the Commercial, Illingworth

    Wilkinson, Willie
    [1883-1???] Son of William Wilkinson.

    Born in Norland.

    He was a machine maker [1901] / a mechanic iron turner [1911].

    In [Q3] 1914, he married Ethel Greenwood in Halifax.

    He lived at East Longley, Norland [with his siblings 1901, 1907, 1911].

    He was injured – a scalp wound, which required stitching – in the Pye Nest Tram Disaster of 15th October 1907, but was treated at home

    Wilkinson, Wright
    [1870-1939] Son of Joseph Wilkinson.

    Born in Cleckheaton [24th July 1870].

    He was a grocer's assistant [1891, 1901, 1911].

    He lived at 321 Halifax Road, Hove Edge [1911].

    Living with them in 1911 were his widowed mother Martha Wilkinson [b 1842], nieces Gladys Wilkinson [b 1903], and Clara Wilkinson [b 1906].

    He died 18th December 1939.

    He was buried at Brighouse Cemetery

     

    Wilkinson surname
    The surname is patronymic and means the son of Wilkin, a diminutive form of William.

    George Redmonds writes that the name occurred several time in the Poll Tax records in the West Riding by 1379.

    John Wylkingson is recorded at Elland in 1431.

    There are over 130 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Wilkinson, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

    Unattached BMDs for Wilkinson:


    Marriages 1805, 1807, 1810, 1835, 1861, 1881, 1883, 1885, 1886, 1901, 1904, 1906, 1907, 1917, 1920, 1924, 1935; Deaths 1895, 1899, 1900, 1907
     

    The Wilkinson family of Elland
    William Wilkinson was an early member of the family




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