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Lee, AbrahamRef 223-459
[1???-18??]
Founder of
Lee's Day School, Brighouse

Lee, AbsalomRef 223-1317
[1828-18??]
Son of
Samuel Lee.

Born in Rastrick.

He was educated at the Howgate Mary Boarding School in Knaresborough [1841].

He became a teacher in Rastrick.

He opened New Road Board School, Rastrick [1851].

In 1853, he married (1) Susannah Elizabeth [1827-1873].

Children:

  1. child
  2. child
  3. child
  4. child
  5. child
  6. child

He left Rastrick in the 1860s and moved to Thornton, Bradford. He ended his career in Speeton, Bridlington.

In 1874, he married (2) Emma Waines in Bridlington

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Lee, AlbertRef 223-425
[18??-1915]
He lived at 36 Grant Street, Halifax.

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

He was killed in action [29th May 1915].

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

Lee, AlbertRef 223-4
[1889-1918]
DCM, MM.

Son of Hannah & Joseph Lee of Halifax.

In [Q1] 1917, he married Harriet Parker in Halifax.

They lived at 63 Elizabeth Street, Elland.

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

He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal and the Military Medal.

He died 25th August 1918 (aged 29).

He was buried at Mory Abbey Military Cemetery, Mory, France [Grave Ref IV A 18].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial

Lee, AlbertRef 223-8
[1892-1915]
Son of
Alfred William Lee.

He was a dyer's labourer [1911] / a dyer's labourer (carpet industry).

During World War I, he served as a Guardsman with the 2nd Battalion Scots Guards.

He died 18th May 1915.

He was buried at Perth Cemetery (China Wall), Belgium [Grave Ref IX A 10].

He is remembered on Rastrick War Memorial

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Lee, AlbertRef 223-703
[1892-1916]
Son of
Herbert Lee.

Born in Todmorden.

It is recorded that he had lived in Baltimore.

He was a cotton weaver [1911] / a core maker (moulders) [October 1911] / employed by Lord Brothers / employed by Messrs Hirst of Spring Hall Lane, Halifax.

In 1912, he married Emily Akroyd in Todmorden.

Children:

  1. Albert [b 1915]
  2. Jack [b 1913]

They lived at

In February 1910, he enlisted in the West Riding Regiment (Territorial Force).

In October 1911, he enlisted in the West Riding Regiment at Halifax.

In December 1911, he was discharged

Not likely to become an efficient soldier

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 4th Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment.

He died 23rd November 1916 (aged 24).

He was buried at Bienvillers Military Cemetery, France [Grave Ref III C 6].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on Todmorden War Memorial

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Lee, AlfredRef 223-8601
[1854-1917]
Illegitimate son of Mary Lee from Norwood Green.


Alfred was possibly related to
James Lee
 

Born in Hipperholme.

He was a coal merchant [1874]. He established A. Lee & Sons

On 31st October 1874, he married Elizabeth Fidler in Halifax.


Elizabeth was the daughter of John Henry Fidler
 

Children:

  1. Lewis
  2. Thomas
  3. Raymond
  4. Dora [b 1885]
  5. Wallace
  6. Nellie [b 1892]
  7. Harry [1896-1945]

The children were born in Hipperholme.

The family lived at 1 Lee's Buildings, Hipperholme [when they were built, around 1867].

The couple died in Hipperholme: Alfred [7th January 1917]; Elizabeth [17th February 1934]

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Lee, AlfredRef 223-5
[1898-1918]
Son of
Thomas Henry Lee.

Born in Whitwood / Castleford, Yorkshire.

He was a member of St Walburga's Catholic Church, Luddendenfoot / a worsted spinning doffer [1911] / employed at Fairlea Mills, Luddendenfoot.

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

He was wounded and invalided home.

He had been back at the Front for 4 weeks when he was killed [10th April 1918] (aged 20).

The Halifax Courier [11th May 1918] reported his death with a photograph.

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 82-85 & 162A], and on Luddendenfoot War Memorial

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Lee, Alfred WilliamRef 223-13
[1847-1927]
Born in Dorking, Surrey.

He was a sand mixer (iron foundry) [1911] / a tobacconist & small ware dealer (own account) [1921].

In [Q3] 1874, he married Mary Schofield [1854-19??] in Halifax.


Mary was born in Lightcliffe
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [b 1880] who was a weaver (worsted mill) [1911]
  2. George [b 1882]
  3. Arthur [b 1887] who was a core maker (iron foundry) [1911]
  4. Albert
  5. Walter

The 1911 census shows that they had had 6 children of whom 5 were still alive at that time.

They lived at

  • 34 Rosemary Lane, Rastrick [1901]
  • 47 Rastrick Common [1911]
  • 27 Rastrick Common [1921]

Mary died between 1911 & 1921.

Alfred William died in Halifax [Q3 1927] (aged 81) 

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Lee, CharlesRef 223-572
[1812-1898]
He was a farmer of 30 acres with
Aaron Webster [1871] / a farmer of 29 acres with his son, daughter-in-law and 2  grandchildren [1881].

They lived at Upper Norcliffe Farm, Southowram [1871, 1881, 1898].

He was buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram

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Lee, CharlesRef 223-534
[1883-1915]
Son of
Isaac Lee.

Born in St Ives, Huntingdonshire.

He was a labourer (woollen dyer) [1901] / a regular soldier, serving in India [1911].

During World War I, he enlisted in Leeds and served as a Private with the 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He was killed in action [17th January 1915].

He was buried at Oosttaverne Wood Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref V F 7].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on All Saints' War Memorial, Dudwell.

His brothers Isaac & Martin also died in the War

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Lee, ClarenceRef 223-456
[1895-1915]
Son of
John Alfred Lee.

Born in Bacup.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 8th Battalion Devonshire Regiment.

He died 25th September 1915 (aged 20).

The Todmorden & District News [6th October 1916] reported his death with a photograph


Private Clarence Lee, Devonshire Regiment, missing since the battle of Loos on September 25th 1915, now assumed to have died, aged 20.

He was a member of staff on the Todmorden Advertiser and a member of the Todmorden Cricket Club first eleven

 

He is remembered on the Loos Memorial, France [Grave Ref 35-37], on Todmorden War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Todmorden Unitarian Church

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Lee, CumminsRef 223-753
[1???-1???]
Police Constable in Clifton [1857]

Lee, EdwardRef 223-15
[18??-191?]
He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Lee, EliasRef 223-1336
[1812-1849]

On 11th August 1834, he married Ann Holdsworth [1821-1???].

Children:

  1. John Holdsworth (Lee) [1837-10th December 1842]  
  2. George [1840-30th December 1842]
  3. Alfred [b 1843]
  4. Mary Ann [1845-19??] who was a winder in a worsted  factory [1861] & married George Frederick Leach

They lived at Northowram.

Elias died 27th March 1849 (aged 37).

He & other members of the family () were buried at Square Independent Chapel, Halifax.

Ann, was a shopkeeper [1851] and a flour dealer [1861]

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Lee, FrancisRef 223-192
[15??-1639]
A plasterer who was responsible for the plasterwork in many local houses – such as
Marsh Hall. The moulds which he used to produce his plasterwork have been found in houses beyond Calderdale

Lee, FrankRef 223-10
[18??-191?]
He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Memorial at Shelf Wesleyan Methodist Chapel

Lee, FrankRef 223-693
[1871-1956]
JP.

Son of William Lee.

He was a Director of Crossley's / Chairman and Governing Director of W. & R. K. Lee Limited / Chairman and Governing Director of Spur Doubling Mill Limited.

He married Kate.

In 1916, he bought Well Head House, Halifax.

He lived there until his death [17th February 1956], and his widow continued to live there until 1968. Probate records show that he left effects valued at £284,170 10/11d.

Probate was granted to his widow Kate, Edward Hoyle (company director), Sir Hereward Clare Lees (baronet), and Frances Joan Hoyle (married woman).

See Donald Clifton

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Lee, FrederickRef 223-955
[18??-19??]
Established
Frederick Lee & Company.

He lived at Woodlands Avenue, Todmorden [1905]

Lee, GeoffreyRef 223-38
[19??-] Halifax draughtsman turned novelist. Lived in Lightcliffe from 1976.

His works include

  • Bamford: Memoirs of a Blood & Thunder Coach
  • Wars of the Roses: A history of Lancashire v Yorkshire  Cricket Matches
  • One Winter
  • One Spring: Romance, Rock 'n' Roll and Rugby League in  the 1970s
  • One Summer

Lee, Rev GeorgeRef 223-885
[1770-1842]
Born in Elland. He was a tutor in Belper. He conducted a day school in Hull. He was a Unitarian minister in Hull. He was joint-proprietor of the Rockingham newspaper

Lee, GeorgeRef 223-7
[1793-18??]
He served with the 2nd Battalion 84th Foot York & Lancaster Regiment in the
Peninsular War

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Lee, HenryRef 223-1251
[18??-1???]
JP.

He was a major benefactor of the Zion Congregational Church, Ripponden

Lee, HenryRef 223-837
[18??-18??]
He was the innkeeper of the
Duke of York Inn, Shelf. He also farmed 2 acres there.

In 1861, he married Hannah Northend.

In 1871, they were living near Leeds

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Lee, HerbertRef 223-9
[1865-1???]
Son of John Lee, labourer.

Born in Todmorden.

He was a weaver of Mill Wood, Stansfield [1887] / a colourer weaver (cotton) [1891] / a cotton loom overlooker [1901] / a cotton weaver [1911].

In 1887, he married Mary Ann Mackriel [1863-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary Ann, of Causeway Road, Langfield, was born in Todmorden, the daughter of John Mackriel, carder.

She was a cotton weaver [1891]

 

Children:

  1. John [b 1890]
  2. Albert
  3. Clara [b 1893] who was a cotton spinner [1911]
  4. Leonard [b 1895] who was a cotton weaver [1911]
  5. Bertha [b 1898] who was a cotton spinner [1911]
  6. Annie [b 1901]

They lived at

  • 23 Lower George Street, Roomfield Lane, Langfield [1891]
  • 5 Carr House Fold, Stansfield [1901]
  • 15 Baltimore, Stackhills Road, Todmorden [1911]
  • Fair View, Todmorden [1916]

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Lee, IsaacRef 223-211
[1856-1920]
Born in St Ives, Huntingdonshire.

He was a color sergeant [1891] / an architect & surveyor's clerk [1901] / an army pensioner & land surveyor's clerk [1911] / employed by Jackson & Fox [1914].

In 1880, he married Bridget Cunningham 1862-1937 in Ballinrobe, Ireland.


Bridget was born in Ballinrobe, County Mayo, Ireland
 

Children:

  1. John Patrick [b Ireland 1882] who was a labourer railway  goods yard [1901]
  2. Charles
  3. James [born in India 1885-1960] who was a labourer  woollen dyer [1901]
  4. Helen Jane [1888-1967]
  5. Isaac
  6. Thomas [1892-1962] who was a carpet cutter [1911]
  7. Martin Cunningham
  8. Mary Ellen / Elizabeth Florence [1896-1972]
  9. William Edgar [1898-1963] who was a twiner cotton mill  [1911]
  10. Norah [1901-1969]
  11. Frank [1902-1976]
  12. Joseph [1902-1964]

They lived at

  • West Riding Regiment Depot, High Road Well, Halifax [1891]
  • 8 Green Mount Terrace, Halifax [1901]
  • 10 Green Mount Terrace, Halifax [1911]
  • 23 Bank House, Salterhebble [1914]

A note written by Thomas suggests that there was a family dispute and the members of the family scattered, and he did not know their addresses.

Bridget was living alone at 49 Portland Street, Range Bank, Halifax [1911].

The other members of the family

  • Isaac
  • Thomas
  • Mary Elizabeth Florence
  • William Edgar
  • Norah
  • Frank
  • Joseph

were living at 10 Green Mount Terrace, Halifax [1911].

Sons Charles, Isaac & Martin died in World War I

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Lee, IsaacRef 223-216
[1890-1914]
Son of
Isaac Lee.

Born in Halifax Barracks.

He was a member of St Marie's Catholic Church, Gibbet Street / employed by the Campbell Gas Engine Company Limited.

In 1911, he was in Ambala, India, serving as a Private with the 1st Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

During World War I [1914], he served as a Corporal with the 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

His next of kin was his mother Bridget.

He was killed in action in France [27th October 1914].

He is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial, France [Grave Ref 5 & 6], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on All Saints' War Memorial, Dudwell.

His brothers Charles & Martin also died in the War

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Lee, JamesRef 223-3870
[1816-1???]
Innkeeper of the
Hare & Hounds, Stansfield [1841].

He married Sarah [1816-1???]

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Lee, JamesRef 223-462
[1816-1906]
In 1867, he bought
Tan House Croft, Hipperholme.

He built Hipperholme Tannery.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1838] who married Joseph Scott
  2. John
  3. William [b 1848]
  4. James
  5. Alfred [b 1854]
  6. Fanny [b 1859]
  7. Edwin [b 1861]

He and his family ran the tanning & currier business, James Lee & Sons, until 1903 when it was bought by Brookes. The Lee family lived at – and probably owned – Gaubert Hall, Hipperholme for several decades from the mid-19th century until after 1891

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Lee, JamesRef 223-19
[1818-1???]
Son of
Samuel Lee.

Born in Halifax.

He was a wine & spirit merchant, dealer in cigars, employing 2 men [1861].

Around 1849, he married Mary Styring [1825-1???].


Mary was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Mary Ann [b 1849]
  2. Eliza [b 1851]
  3. Margaret [b 1854]
  4. John Styring (Lee) [b 1859]
  5. Thomas Henry [b 1861]

They lived at 10 Crown Street, Halifax [1861].

Living with them [in 1861] were widowed mother-in-law Sarah Styring [b 1791] (retired grocer), & brother John Hanson Lee

Lee, JamesRef 223-855
[1851-1???]
Son of
James Lee.

He was a builder / a leather merchant [1891].

He went into the family business – James Lee & Sons.

He owned an antique and curio business in the parade of shops at Lee's Buildings, Hipperholme

He married Alice.

Children:

  1. Alice [b 1876]
  2. John [b 1881]

They lived at Denholmegate Road, Hipperholme [1891]

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Lee, James DentonRef 223-1102
[1891-1918]
Son of
William Lee.

Born in King Cross.

He was educated at Crossley & Porter School.

During World War I, served as a 2nd Lieutenant with the 10th Battalion Manchester Regiment of the Lancaster Yeomanry.

He died of wounds received in France [22nd January 1918].

He is remembered on the family grave at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1645], and on the Memorial at Crossley & Porter School, Halifax.

His sister, Kate, placed a seat at Trinity College Cambridge in her brother's memory, and paid for National Trust woodland to be planted at Busk Wood, Little Langdale, Cumbria in his memory.

In 1921, he was awarded a posthumous British War Medal which Kate received on behalf of their mother

Lee, JoanRef 223-637
[19??-] Local poet. She lives in Luddendenfoot. She was a founder member of Pennine Poets

Lee, JobRef 223-36
[1???-1???]
Carpet manufacturer at
Lower George Yard, Halifax.

On his death, the business was carried on by John Crossley and others

Lee, JohnRef 223-485
[1832-1???]
Born in Meltham.

He was an engine tenter [1881] / landlord of the Brighton Hotel, Halifax [1891].

He married Hannah [1832-18??], born in Rishworth. John was a widower by 1891.

Children:

  1. Sarah [b 1862] who was a cotton winder [1881]
  2. Honora [b 1863] who was a cotton twiner [1881]
  3. Isaac [b 1864] who was a shaft oiler [1881]
  4. Charles Henry [b 1865]
  5. Harry S. [b 1873] who was a mill hand [1891]
  6. John [b 1875] who was a mill hand [1891]

They lived at 29 Richardson Street, Halifax [1881]. After John's death, daughter Sarah may have taken over at the Brighton Hotel

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Lee, JohnRef 223-854
[1845-1904]
Son of
James Lee.

Born 20th April 1845.

He was a leather merchant [1881] / a member of the Hipperholme Local Board.

He went into the family business – James Lee & Sons.

In [Q2] 1868, he married Anna Maria Berry in Halifax.


Anna Maria or Hannah Maria was (possibly) the daughter of William Berry
 

Children:

  1. Annie [b 1871]
  2. Fred [b 1874]
  3. John Oscar [b 1876]
  4. Harry [1877] who died aged 2 months
  5. Rose Ethel [b 1879]

They lived at Lightcliffe

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Lee, JohnRef 223-5001
[1860-19??]
Born in Bishop Burton, Yorkshire.

He was a coachman, living at Brier Lodge, Southowram [1901].

In [Q4] 1882?, he married Alice Pickles? from Halifax, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Thomas H. [b 1888]
  2. William [b 1893]
  3. Harold [b 1896]
  4. Dorothy [b 1900]

They lived at Brier Lodge, Southowram [1901]

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Lee, John AlfredRef 223-25
[1861-19??]
Born in Todmorden.

He was a reporter in Bacup [1888] / a newspaper reporter (employed) [1891] / a newspaper proprietor & printer (employer) [1901] / a newspaper reporter (worker) [1911] / a newspaper reporter for Waddington & Sons (Printers) Limited at  Fielden Square, Todmorden [1921].

On 3rd April 1888, he married Annie Holt [1863-19??] in Todmorden.

The Todmorden & District News [6th April 1888] reported the wedding.


Mr John Alfred Lee married Miss Annie Holt of Butcher Hill, Todmorden, at Todmorden Unitarian Church.

Annie was born in Todmorden

 

  1. Muriel [b 1889] who was an elementary school teacher  [1911], an assistant mistress in elementary school [1921]
  2. Laura [b 1892] who was a milliner's assistant [1911], a  milliner (own account) [1921]
  3. Clarence

The family lived at

  • 1 Regent Street, Bacup [1891]
  • Bankfield Building, Langfield [1901]
  • Victoria Villas, Todmorden [1911]
  • 51 Knowlwood Road, Todmorden [1915, 1921]

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Lee, John HansonRef 223-18
[1830-1902]
Of Southowram.

Son of Samuel Lee.

Born 28th March 1830

He was (possibly) a grocer's apprentice with James Gregory & Sons [1851] / a commercial traveller [1861] / a traveller for wine & spirits [1871].

He never married.

He lived at

  • 10 Crown Street, Halifax (with his brother James Lee)   [1861]
  • 59 Commercial Road, Halifax (with his brother-in-law George Hodgson) [1871]
  • Town Gate, Southowram (with his niece Mary Hannah Hodgson  (milliner & draper)) [1891, 1901]

He died 3rd May 1902.

He was buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: R-A22] with his nieces Mary Hannah Hodgson [12th September 1852-18th June 1910] & Sarah Ann Wilcock [1856-7th April 1916] and nephew Norman Hodgson [19th September 1897-1st August 1917]

Lee, John StyringRef 223-1111
[1859-19??]
Son of
Joseph Lee.

Born in Halifax.

He was a wine merchant at Barum Top / a wine & spirit merchant (employer) [1901].

He inherited the family business.

In 1895, he married Letitia Conway [1866-19??] from Goole, in Bradford.

Child: Marjorie [b 1897]

They lived at

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Lee, John WilliamRef 223-12
[1868-19??]
Born in Shelf.

He was a drayman [1901].

In [Q3] 1889, he married Sarah Ann Brearley in Halifax.


Sarah Ann was the daughter of
William Brearley
 

They lived at 8 Crown Road, Boothtown, Halifax [1901].

Living with them [in 1901] were Sarah Ann's orphaned siblings

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Lee, John WillieRef 223-16
[18??-191?]

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

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Lee, JosephRef 223-96
[1821-18??]
He was employed by
John Styring as an assistant in his grocery business.

On John Styring's death [February 1858], it appears that Joseph inherited the business.

He was a wine and spirit merchant [1871].

In 1846, he married Mary Styring.


Mary was the daughter John Styring
 

Children:

  1. Catherine [b 1847]
  2. Mary A. [b 1850]
  3. Eliza [b 1851]
  4. Margaret [b 1855]
  5. John Styring
  6. Thomas H. [b 1861]

They lived at Barum Top, Halifax [1871]

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Lee, Kenneth Henry BrownRef 223-87
[1???-1966]
Pharmaceutical chemist of Rastrick

Lee, LeeRef 223-81
[1782-1837]
Of Chorley, Lancashire.

Born 27th May 1782.

On 21st June 1815, he married Anne Cocksey [1791-1871].


Anne was the daughter of Joseph Cocksey of Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1816]
  2. Henry [b 1817]
  3. twins Thomas [b 1819]
  4. Edward [b 1819] who died in infancy
  5. William
  6. James [1824-1882]
  7. Robert Kelsall
  8. Lee [1828-1893]
  9. Samuel [1830-1831]
  10. Joseph Cocksey [1832-1894]

Lee died 29th October 1837

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Lee, LewisRef 223-5750
[1875-1927]
Son of
Alfred Lee.

He was an assistant coal merchant [1899, 1911].

He had a grocer's shop at 1 Halifax Road, Hipperholme.

On 26th April 1899, he married Laura Waddington [1873-1935] in Halifax


Laura was born in Brighouse
 

Children:

  1. child
  2. child

The couple died in Hipperholme: Lewis [30th October 1927] Laura [1035]

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Lee, Martin CunninghamRef 223-6
[1895-1917]
Son of
Isaac Lee.

Born in Halifax.

He was an oiler (worsted mill) [1911].

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

His next of kin was his brother Thomas.

He was killed at Passchendaele [9th October 1917].

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref XXIX C 24], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at All Saints' Church, Dudwell.

His brothers Charles & Isaac also died in the War

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Lee, OscarRef 223-1510
[18??-19??]
He had a joinery business at
Lee's Buildings, Hipperholme

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Lee, RaymondRef 223-288
[1883-1941]
Son of
Alfred Lee.

He was a leather dresser [1915].

On 10th March 1915, he married Emily Broadbent [1888-1970] at St Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe.


Emily was born in Halifax
 

Child: child

Raymond died in Hipperholme [14th April 1941]

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Lee, Robert KelsallRef 223-1601
[1827-1871]
Son of
Lee Lee.

Born in Chorley, Lancashire [20th March 1827].

He was a partner in W. & R. K. Lee Limited / a commission agent & cotton doubler [1871].

He may have been involved in the design of Zion Congregational Church, Ripponden [1870].

In [Q3] 1856, he married Rosalie Hannah Soundy Tunmer [1928-1905] in Ipswich.


Rosalie Hannah was born in Ipswich
 

They had no children.

They lived at

Robert died 30th October 1871.

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

Administration was granted to his widow Rosalie Hannah (of Roman Place, Bury New Road, Manchester).

Rosalie Hannah died at 18 Old Butter Market, Ipswich [20th May 1905].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £1,932 15/5d [Resworn £2,535 9/9d].

Probate was granted to Herbert William Lee (merchant & cotton doubler), and Samuel Herbert Southern (merchant) 

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Lee, SamRef 223-713
[1898-1916]
Son of Wood Lee of 5 Dale Place, Dale Street, Brighouse

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 18).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [Grave Ref 6A & 6B]

Lee, SamuelRef 223-1574
[1787-18??]
Born in Rastrick.

He married Unknown.

Child: Absalom

This & associated entries use material contributed by Andy Eccles

Lee, SamuelRef 223-2
[1791-1859]
Born in Rastrick.

He was a carpenter [1841].

He married Phoebe Drake [1790-1872].


Phoebe was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. James
  2. Sarah [b 1821] who married George Hodgson
  3. Drake [1823-1831] who died 24th February 1831 (aged 7  years) 
  4. William [b 1826] who was a carpenter [1841]
  5. Elizabeth Drake (Lee) [11th January 1827-10th March 1895]  who was a milliner & straw bonnet maker [1851], a milliner & straw  bonnet maker [1871]
  6. John Hanson
  7. George who died 14th April 1835 (aged 4 months)   

They lived at

Living with them [in 1851] was granddaughter Elizabeth Hodgson [b 1848].

Living with them [in 1871] was granddaughter Emma Lee [b 1844].

Samuel died 27th January 1859 (aged 68).

Phoebe died 29th March 1872 (aged 82).

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: F-S10]

Lee, SamuelRef 223-23
[1804-18??]
Born in Shelf.

He was a beerseller [1841].

He married Mary [1804-18??].


Mary was born in Shelf
 

Children:

  1. Uriah
  2. Sarah A. [b 1819] who was a worsted weaver [1841]
  3. James J. [b 1821] who was a cotton dyer [1841]
  4. Maria [b 1822] who was a worsted weaver [1841]
  5. Mary H. [b 1824] who was a worsted weaver [1841]
  6. George W. [b 1827] who was a worsted spinner [1841]
  7. Eliza [b 1829]

The family lived at 18 horsfall's yard, Northowram [1841]

Lee, SutcliffeRef 223-14
[1851-1904]
Son of Thomas Lee, overlooker.

Born in Birkenshaw.

He was an engineer of Halifax [1874] / a machine fitter [1881] / a gas engine maker [1891] / a machine fitter [1901].

In 1874, he married Mary Ann Swift at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary Ann was the daughter of
John Swift
 

Child: Tom

In 1881, they were living with Mary Ann's sister Amelia and her husband William Uttley.

They lived at

  • 2 Silver Street, Northowram [1891]
  • 2 Silver Street North, Halifax [1901]

Mary Ann died Q1 1902 (aged 51).

Sutcliffe died in 1904 (aged 53) 

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Lee, Rev T.Ref 223-1390
[18??-1???]
Minister at
Cross Lanes United Methodist Chapel, Hebden Bridge. He left in July 1897

Lee, ThomasRef 223-1566
[1798-1874]
Born in Hipperholme.

He was a farmer [1841] / a farmer of 17 acres [1851].

In 1815, he married Hannah Taylor [1796-1862] at Halifax Parish Church.


Hannah came from Bierley
 

Children:

  1. Jane [b 1816]
  2. John [b 1817]
  3. Thomas D. [b 1821]
  4. Hannah [b 1821]
  5. Sampson [b 1825]
  6. Henry [b 1827] who was a wool sorter [1851]
  7. Daniel [b 1828]
  8. Harriat [b 1831]
  9. Ellen Ann [b 1834]
  10. S. Marsden [b 1837] who married Drusilla Haigh
  11. Lavinia [b 1842]

They lived at

Thomas & Hannah were buried at Coley Church

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Lee, ThomasRef 223-285
[1879-19??]
Son of
Alfred Lee.

Born in Hipperholme [20th July 1879].

He was a coal merchant's assistant, [1911] / a farmer [1923].

On 31st May 1923, he married Agnes Ivy Mary Leigh at Coley Church.


Agnes Ivy Mary was a widow
 

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Lee, ThomasRef 223-3
[1919-1940]
Son of Betsy & Thomas Lee of Siddal, Halifax

He was employed by Mackintosh's / a Territorial.

During World War II, he was called-up [October 1939] and served as a Private with the 2nd/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was reported missing and assumed to have died 11th June 1940 (aged 21).

He is remembered on the Dunkirk Memorial, France [Grave Ref 62], and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Lee, Thomas HenryRef 223-17
[1876-1903]
Born in Denby Dale, Yorkshire.

He was a coal hewer [1901].

In 1896, he married Cecilia Philbin [1875-19??] in Pontefract.


Cecilia was born in Pontefract.

She was a wool feeder [1911]

 

Children:

  1. Alfred
  2. John [b 1900]
  3. Annie [b 1901]
  4. Ellen [b 1903]

They lived at

  • 8 Chapel Street, Whitwood, Castleford, Pontefract [1901]
  • 60 Burnley Road, Luddendenfoot [1911, 1918]

Thomas Henry died in Pontefract in 1903 (aged 27) 

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Lee, TomRef 223-11
[1885-1917]
Son of
Sutcliffe Lee.

He was a member (brother) of the Halifax Central Lodge of the  International Order of Good Templars / a member of West Vale Liberal Club / an apprentice blacksmith [1901] / a postman in West Vale [for 10 years] / a reservist.

He lived with his cousin Mrs Illingworth at Cromwell Street, Halifax.

He was engaged to Miss Edith Dyson of 100 Haugh Shaw Road, Halifax.

During World War I, he was called-up [5th August 1914] and served as a Sergeant with the 1st Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He was wounded once.

He was killed in action north of Béthune [28th May 1917] (aged 32).

The Halifax Courier [23rd June 1917] reported his death with a photograph.

He was buried at Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, France [Grave Ref I Q 25].

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

He and Miss Dyson were to be married when he was next home on leave

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Lee, UriahRef 223-22
[1832-1???]
Son of
Samuel Lee.

In [Q1] 1864, he married Elizabeth Leeming in Halifax.


Elizabeth was the daughter of Samuel Leeming
 

Children:

  1. William [1864]
  2. Arthur [1864]
  3. Joseph Edward [1866-1868]
  4. Jane Elizabeth [1872]

The children were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 3392] with their Leeming grandparents

Lee, WallaceRef 223-284
[1887-1970]
Son of
Alfred Lee.

Born in Hipperholme [25th November 1887].

He was chief cashier at the Halifax Building Society

This & associated entries use material contributed by Glynn Helliwell

Lee, WalterRef 223-24
[1895-1970]
Son of
Alfred William Lee.

Born in Brighouse [30th March 1895].

He was a dyer's labourer [1911] / a core maker (iron foundry) with Joseph Blakeborough & Sons Limited  [1921] / a core maker [1939].

On 13th April 1914, he married Lydia Stead [1895-19??] in Halifax.


Lydia was born in Brighouse [29th November 1895]
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1914]
  2. Lydia [29th September 1915-21st September 1993] who  married
  3. Mr Yates & was a confectionery cake maker [1939]
  4. Winifred [b 29th June 1917] who married Mr Shaw &  was a cotton winder [1939]
  5. Fred [b 1919]
  6. Barbara [b 25th October 1921] who married Mr  Bradley & was a cotton winder [1939]
  7. Betty [b 1926]
  8. Anne

They lived at

  • 69 Briggate, Brighouse [1921]
  • 11 Helen Terrace, Brighouse [1939]

Walter died 1st October 1970

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Lee, WilliamRef 223-27
[1821-1890]
Son of
Lee Lee.

Born in Chorley, Lancashire [28th February 1821].

He was a partner in W. & R. K. Lee Limited / merchant & cotton spinner [1871].

He married Hannah [1837-1892].


Hannah was born in Camberwell, Surrey
 

Children:

  1. Kate Hannah [b 1863]
  2. Herbert William [b 1865]
  3. Sydney [b 1867]
  4. Frank

They lived at Summerfield, Prestwich [1871]

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Lee, WilliamRef 223-21
[1831-1878]
Landlord of the
New Dolphin, Ambler Thorn [1871-1878].

William died at the New Dolphin

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Lee, WilliamRef 223-1355
[1863-1898]
Born in Shipley.

He became a grocer and greengrocer in Halifax.

In [Q2] 1889, he married Mary Denton [1868-1950] in Halifax.


Mary was the daughter of
Thomas Edward Denton
 

Children:

  1. James Denton
  2. Kate [b 1891]

They lived at 7 Winding Road Cocoa House, Halifax.

After William's death, Mary went to work in Sheffield, and the children were resident scholars at Crossley Orphanage.

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1645]

Lee, Wilson SutcliffeRef 223-20
[1856-1879]

In [Q2] 1877, he married Mary Blackburn in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann who died 24th April 1880 (aged 11 months) 

He died 12th December 1879 (aged 23).

Members of the family were buried at St Thomas the Apostle, Claremount with Ellen Fletcher [1834-21st April 1892] of 18 Abbey Street, Halifax

Surname

Lee surnameRef 223-1

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

There are 66 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Lee, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.


Unattached BMDs for Lee

Marriages 1850, 1859, 1867, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1891, 1899, 1902, 1906, 1922, 1939; Death 1907

Unattached burials at Lister Lane Cemetery: Plot 2459

 



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