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Rhodes, MrRef 231-1559
[17??-18??] A builder and contractor in Halifax.

His work on Coley Church [1817] was his last contract before his death.

He married Unknown.


  1. Samuel
  2. daughter
  3. daughter
  4. daughter

Both parents died young, leaving the children in the care of their foster father and guardian, James Edward Norris

Rhodes, AbrahamRef 231-12
[1840-1924] Son of Thomas Rhodes.

Born in Keighley.

He was a picker maker [1861] / a sewing machine dealer [1881] / a sewing machine agent [1901, 1911].

In [Q4] 1879, he married (1) Eunice Hooson [1838-1882] in Cricklade, Wiltshire.

Eunice was born in Illingworth

Eunice Rhodes died 8th October 1882 (aged 44), and was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 3193] with her mother Sarah Chappell [1805-1879].

In [Q3] 1884, he married (2) Martha Jane Coates [1846-1???] in Halifax.

Martha Jane was born in Bishop Wilton, Yorkshire


  1. Lilian Eunice [b 1886]

The family lived at

  • 6 Duke Street, Halifax [1881]
  • 18 First Avenue, Halifax [1901]
  • 45 Beverley Terrace, Akroydon [1911]

Living with them [in 1881] was niece Matilda Hooson [b 1873].

Abraham died in Halifax [Q1 1924] (aged 84).

Abraham's burial place is not yet known

Rhodes, Benjamin WalterRef 231-7
[1881-1927] Born in Belper, Derbyshire.

He was landlord of the Alma, Cottonstones [1914-1915] / landlord of the New Delight, Triangle [1925-1927].

In [Q1] 1906, he married Ethel Annie Waterfall in Basford, Derbyshire.


  1. Mary Fanny [bapt 1909]
  2. Florence Annie [bapt 1909]

Benjamin died in Halifax [Q4 1927] (aged 46) 

Rhodes, CharlesRef 231-3
[1859-1911] Born in Hipperholme.

He was a leather dresser.

In 1880, he married Rachael Barker [1859-1949] in Halifax.

Rachael was born in Northowram


  1. Albert [1880-1930]
  2. Norris
  3. Clement [1894-1939]

The children were born in Northowram.

They lived at Northowram

Rhodes, Christopher TateRef 231-R1137
[1843-1934] Son of Samuel Rhodes.

Born 14th August 1843.

Local solicitor

Rhodes, ElizaRef 231-120
[1846-1912] Daughter of Henry Rhodes.

She was a mill hand [1871].

In 1871, she and her widowed mother Eliza were living with William Mallinson and his wife. In 1891, Eliza was a servant with Mary A. Waterhouse [aged 65] and Mary H. Waterhouse [aged 36] at Sunnybank, in the Francis Street area of Halifax.

In 1901, 1911, she was a servant with John Halliday and family at 67 Clare Road, Halifax.

She died at Clare Road, Halifax [17th December 1912] (aged 66).

She was buried at Illingworth Church [20th December 1912].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £196 13/1d. Probate was granted to Rhodes Mallinson (joiner), Harry Broadbent (boiler stoker), and Edward Haigh (warp beamer

Rhodes, ElizabethRef 231-370
[13??-1373] Prioress of Kirklees Priory [1361-1373]

Rhodes, Elizabeth AgnesRef 231-664
[1892-1933] An Irishwoman.

In 1919, she married Samuel Redmayne Rhodes, whom she had met whilst he was serving with the Royal Army Service Corps.

They move back to Rhodes's home in Hebden Bridge.

In June 1933, Agnes was charged with the murder of her husband whose charred body was found on a bed at their home, Snow Booth Farm, Hebden Bridge. She was found wandering around Hebden Bridge town centre and said to a constable

I have tried to commit suicide. I have killed my husband. I know he is dead. I killed him with a hammer

She then set fire to the bed and tried to burn herself. She had 5 cuts on her throat where she had tried to cut her throat with a razor. The next day, she jumped into the river at Hebden Bridge, but could not sink.

Mr Rhodes was known to be a brutal man and their married life had been unhappy, Mrs Rhodes suffering years of abuse. She was imprisoned at Strangeways, Manchester, and sentenced to death at the Leeds Assizes.

A petition – headed by Rev Frodsham – that the sentence be commuted was dismissed.

About 1 week before she was due to be executed, the Home Secretary commuted the sentence to life imprisonment

Rhodes, FrancisRef 231-1685
[18??-1???] Son of William Rhodes and favourite nephew of Rev James Armytage Rhodes.

In 1849, he married Charlotte Maria Cooper Darwin at St George's Church, Hanover Square, London.

She – and her husband – both had family connections with naturalist Charles Darwin

On their marriage, Francis changed his name to Francis Darwin.

He inherited the Mytholm Estate in Hebden Bridge from his uncle and aunt in 1866. In 1868, he sold the property.

In 1881, he was living at Creskeld Hall, Leeds

Rhodes, FrederickRef 231-176
[1821-1???] Son of William Rhodes, engineer.

He was an engineer of Warley [1849].

He married (1) Unknown.

In 1849, he married (2) Sarah Ann Slater at Halifax Parish Church.

Sarah Ann was the daughter of
James Slater

Rhodes, G.Ref 231-132
[18??-19??] Recorded in 1905, when he was selling watches at 3 Town Hall Street, Sowerby Bridge

Rhodes, George WalkerRef 231-470
[1854-1935] Born in Hipperholme.

He was a gardener [1877].

On 30th June 1877, he married Mary Procter [1854-1???] in Halifax.

Mary was born in Colne


  1. Willie [b 1882]
  2. Herbert

The children were born in Coley.

They lived at

  • Trough Farm Cottage, Coley [1891, 1901]
  • Spring Gardens, Norwood Green [1911]

Rhodes, GodfreyRef 231-1556
[1850-1900] Son of Samuel Rhodes.

Whilst a young man, he had an accident when his arm was caught in a gate in a strong wind and was amputated. He had to have a prosthetic limb.

He was a solicitor [1881, 1891] / Clerk to the Sowerby Bridge District Council / Clerk to the Southowram District Council.

He served his articles with John Haigh, Official Receiver in Bankruptcy in Huddersfield.

His first office was in Horton Street.

He moved to larger premises in Commercial Bank Chambers in partnership with Richard W. Evans, as Godfrey Rhodes & Evans [1886]

On 13th October 1875, he married Annie Gomersall [1853-1???] in Dewsbury.

Annie was the daughter of Tom Gomersall of Dewsbury


  1. Lewis
  2. son
  3. daughter
  4. daughter

The family lived at

  • Ashleigh, Willow Hall Road, Halifax [1881]
  • Lindenholme, Skircoat, Halifax [1891]

He died at Lindenholme [14th December 1900] (aged 50).

He was buried at Sowerby Bridge Cemetery

Rhodes, Harold WhitakerRef 231-418
[1897-1917] Son of Elizabeth & Walter Rhodes of Valley View, Shelf.

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

He died 11th April 1917 (aged 20).

He was buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref XI C 38]

Rhodes, HenryRef 231-118
[1809-1864] He was a mason [1832] / a stone mason [1841] / a mason [1851] / a stone mason [1861] / a bricklayer [1867].

On 20th February 1832, he married Eliza Benson.

Eliza was born in Leeds


  1. James
  2. John [b 1834]
  3. Eliza [b 1836] who (probably) died before 1846
  4. Hannah [b 1838]
  5. Maria [1840-1884] who married William Mallinson
  6. Elizabeth [b 1843]
  7. Eliza

They lived at

  • Ovenden [1841]
  • Old Bank, Halifax [1851]
  • Bank Bottom, Halifax [1861]

Henry died 28th October 1864 (aged 56), In 1871, the widowed Eliza and daughter Eliza were living with William Mallinson and his wife

Rhodes, HenryRef 231-137
[1818-1883] Son of William Rhodes, a wireworker.

He was a wire worker of Hipperholme [1839] / a wire drawer [1841] / an iron worker [1845] / a wire worker employing 1 man [1851] / a wire worker employing 4 men and 3 boys [1861] / a wire worker employing 3 men and 2 boys [1871] / a wire worker [1878] / a wire worker employing 3 men and 1 boy [1881].

On 13th June 1839, he married (1) Ruth Elizabeth Mallinson.

Ruth Elizabeth was the daughter of
John Mallinson,

Ruth Elizabeth died Q2 1842.

On 17th February 1845, he married (2) Sarah Mallinson [1825-1???].

Sarah was the daughter of John Mallinson, and sister of his first wife


  1. Mary [b 1844]

Sarah died before 1878.

On 11th December 1878, Henry married (3) Dinah Ann Holmes [1834-1906] at Bradford.

Dinah Ann was born in Oxenhope

In 1841, Henry & Ruth were living with Ruth's parents, Sarah & John Mallinson at Lane Ends, Hipperholme.

They lived at

  • 65 Hope Street, Horton, Bradford [1851]
  • College Road, Little Horton, Bradford [1861]
  • Lane Ends Green, Hipperholme [1871]
  • 22 Darfield Street, Bradford [1881]

Living with them [in 1851] were lodgers Sarah Bateman [aged 27] and Emily Bateman [aged 1].

Living with them [in 1861] was sister-in-law Martha Mallinson [aged 38].

Living with them [in 1881] was niece Mary H. Barraclough [aged 26].

Henry died at Bradford [Q4 1883] (aged 66).

Dinah Ann died in Keighley [Q1 1906] (aged 73) 

Rhodes, Henry BrookeRef 231-184
[1842-19??] Son of John William Rhodes.

Born in Leeds; baptised at St Michael's, Farnley, Leeds [17th December 1842].

He was a pupil at a school in Landowne Place, Hove, Sussex [1851].

On the death of their mother [1878], his brother Herbert succeeded to the Birks Hall estate.

When Herbert died without issue, Henry succeeded and became tenant for life of the estate under the will of his grandmother

Rhodes, HerbertRef 231-469
[1886-1917] Son of George Walker Rhodes.

Born in Coley.

He was a domestic groom [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd/5th Battalion (T. F.)  South Staffordshire Regiment.

He died of wounds [19th April 1917].

He was buried at Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France [Grave Ref IV C 9].

He is remembered on Coley War Memorial, and on Bailiff Bridge War Memorial

He is remembered on Coley War Memorial,

Rhodes, Herbert EdwardRef 231-792
[1852-18??] Son of John William Rhodes.

Born in Wokingham, Berkshire; baptised at Wargrave, Berkshire.

He was a pupil at a school in Lansdowne Place, Hove, Sussex [1861].

On the death of his mother [1878], he succeeded to the Birks Hall estate.

He died without issue, and his brother Henry succeeded and became tenant for life of the estate under the will of his grandmother

Rhodes, Herbert RothwellRef 231-1543
[1858-1???] Son of Sydney Rothwell Rhodes.

Tobacconist at 2 Corn Market, Halifax [1881]

In November 1881, he married Emma Wadsworth [1863-1???]

Emma, of Horne Street, Halifax, was the daughter of the late John Wadsworth grocer of Cross Hills, Halifax

Rhodes, IsabellaRef 231-1374
[1499-15??] One of the last nuns at Kirklees Priory

Rhodes, J.Ref 231-1309
[18??-18??] Wire worker at Hipperholme.

In February 1850, he was declared insolvent

Rhodes, JamesRef 231-816
[18??-19??] Of 26 Clifton Road, Halifax.

In 1903, he was one of the first people to be granted a car registration and a motor drivers' licence

Rhodes, JamesRef 231-119
[1832-1872] Son of Henry Rhodes.

He was a mason of Northowram [1868].

He married (1) Sarah [1832-1867].


  1. Emma [1851-5th April 1898]
  2. Joe who died 17th August 1855 (aged 8 months) 
  3. child who died in infancy
  4. child who died in infancy
  5. child who died in infancy
  6. Harriet who died 6th July 1859 (aged 3 weeks) 
  7. Adelaide [1860-10th July 1892]
  8. John William who died 3rd April 1865 (aged 2 years & 6  months) 

Sarah died 21st October 1867 (aged 35).

In February 1868, he married (2) Naomi Mallinson.

Naomi was the daughter of Thomas Mallinson, wire drawer

James died 10th September 1872 (aged 40).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 3575].

A Naomi Rhodes died in Halifax [Q3 1918] (aged 79).

Her burial place is not yet known

Rhodes, JamesRef 231-158
[1851-1???] Son of Thomas Rhodes.

Born in Halifax.

He was partner in Thomas Rhodes & Sons Limited / a sewing machine & musical instrument dealer & complete house  furnisher [1891].

He married Emma [1851-1???]

Emma was born in Mirfield

They lived at 26 Clifton Road, Skircoat [1891].

Living with them (as servants) [in 1891] were (James's?)  widowed sisters Martha J. Holroyde [b 1843] and Olive Wheeldon [b 1849]

Rhodes, Rev James ArmytageRef 231-R392
[1785-1871] A wealthy man, property-owner and magistrate in Hebden Bridge

Rhodes, JohnRef 231-231
[1???-1???] Of Halifax. He issued tradesmen's tokens – possibly worth ¼d bearing the image of a lion rampant

Rhodes, JohnRef 231-508
[16??-1???] He was Constable of Northowram [1693]

Rhodes, JohnRef 231-1762

He married Unknown.


  1. Dorothy [bapt 6th August 1754; d 1824] who married Rev John Ralph
  2. John
  3. Richard [bapt 21st September 1760]

The children were baptised at Northgate End Chapel, Halifax

Rhodes, JohnRef 231-11
[17??-18??] of Halifax.

On 8th September 1804, he married Miss Gibson.

Miss Gibson, of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, was the daughter of the late Mr Gibson of the Commercial Bank

Rhodes, JohnRef 231-41
[1758-1818] Son of John Rhodes.

Baptised at Northgate End Chapel, Halifax [13th August 1858].

He was a woollen merchant in Halifax / a partner with his nephew Rawdon Briggs as Rhodes & Briggs  / a Trustee of Northgate End Chapel [1797] / a partner in the Halifax Commercial Banking Company Limited / a partner in Rawson's Bank / a partner in Rawson, Rhodes & Briggs [1807].

With Rhodes & Briggs, much of his time was spent on the Continent in the export side of the business.

He married Faith Rawdon.

Faith was the daughter of Mr Rawdon

They lived at Savile Green, Halifax [1803]

He extended Savile Green, building large rooms in the centre part of the houses and a kitchen at the back

There was a memorial medallion bust – by Sir Francis Legatt Chantrey RA – to him in Northgate End Chapel

Rhodes, JohnRef 231-894
[1836-1920] Born 5th August 1836.

He was a manufacturer of plain and fancy knitted hosiery with business at 13 Horton Street, Halifax.

The business was established around 1870 and their products included cardigans, jackets, jerseys, children's clothes, skirts, shawls, capes, gaiters and stockings.

They also supplied knitting machines and sewing machines

On 15th February 1858, he married (1) Ellen Percival [1837-1873].

Ellen died in Halifax [Q3 1873] (aged 36).

In 1875, he married (2) Sarah Dewhirst.

John died 22nd July 1920 (aged 83) 

Rhodes, John WilliamRef 231-800
[1799-1863] Born in Leeds.

He was a merchant in Leeds [1824] / Magistrate for the West Riding of Yorkshire [1851].

On 16th September 1824, he married Sarah Brooke at St Peter's Church, Leeds.

Sarah was born in Chapel Allerton, Yorkshire, the daughter of Edward Brooke


  1. Herbert
  2. Henry
  3. Mary Ann [bapt St Peter's, Leeds 1825]
  4. Sarah [bapt St Mark's, Woodhouse, Leeds 1826]
  5. Eliza [bapt St Mark's, Woodhouse, Leeds 1828]
  6. Caroline [bapt St Mark's, Woodhouse, Leeds 1831]
  7. Charlotte Anne [bapt St Michael's, Farnley, Leeds 1837]
  8. John William

They lived at

  • Beech Grove [1826, 1828, 1831]
  • Farnley Hall [1837, 1840, 1841]
  • Hennerton House, Wargrave, Wokingham, Berkshire [1851, 1878]

John William died 10th February 1863 (aged 63)  Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £120,000.

His will was proved by his widow, Sarah & his son John William.

Sarah died in Wokingham, Berkshire [12th January 1878] (aged 72)  Probate records show that she left effects valued at £25,000.

Her will was proved by her sons: John William of Twyford, Berkshire, & Henry Brooke of Hennerton House

Rhodes, John WilliamRef 231-8
[1840-1???] Son of John William Rhodes.

Born in Farnley.

Baptised at St Michael's, Farnley, Leeds [17th December 1840].

He was a pupil at a school in Exeter Close, Walthamstow, Essex [1851]

Rhodes, JosephRef 231-659
[1???-17??] Of Skircoat.

He had property at Ball Green, Soyland and Southowram Bank.

He married Sarah.


  1. Elizabeth [1740-1810] who married William Holland
  2. Thomas
  3. William
  4. Joseph
  5. Sarah
  6. another daughter

Rhodes, JosephRef 231-869
[17??-18??] Governor of the Ovenden Workhouse.

He married Betty [1751-1835].

He was dead by 1835

Rhodes, JosephRef 231-5490
[1756-1840] Of Bank Top, Southowram.

He married Susannah [1758-1843].


  1. Hannah / Rachel [1788-14th March 1848]
  2. Joseph
  3. Susey [1795-4th August 1810]
  4. Sarah [1798-23rd September 1818]

Joseph died 17th November 1840 (aged 84).

Susannah died 6th January 1843 (aged 85).

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: F-Q32]

The children () were buried at Square Independent Chapel, Halifax with nephew Joseph [1814-9th July 1816] son of Joseph

Rhodes, JosephRef 231-660
[1792-1868] Son of Joseph Rhodes.

He was landlord of the Neptune Inn, Brookfoot [1822, 1842] / a coal dealer [1851].

He married Elizabeth [1791-1849].


  1. Thomas [b 1813] who was an invalid [1851]
  2. (possibly) Joseph [1814-9th July 1816] who was buried at  Square Independent Chapel, Halifax
  3. William [b 1816] who was an invalid [1851]
  4. Mary [b 1821] who had an illegitimate daughter  Susannah [b 1846]
  5. Henry [b 1823]
  6. Joseph [1827-22nd October 1830]
  7. Samuel [b 1831] who was a farm labourer [1851]

They lived at

Elizabeth died 8th May 1849 (aged 58).

Joseph died 12th December 1868 (aged 76).

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: F-R32]

Rhodes, Joseph W.Ref 231-924
[18??-19??] Station master at Hipperholme Station [1905]

Rhodes, Joseph WalterRef 231-9
[1857-1911] Born in Leeds.

He was station master at Whitley Bridge Railway Station / railway station master at Hipperholme having exchanged his posting with Thomas Priestley [1899, 1901, 1911].

In [Q2] 1881, he married Emily Birch [1858-19??] in Leeds.

Emily was born in Leeds


  1. Clara [b 1882] who was a table cover fringer [1901]
  2. Annie [b 1886] who married Mr Hirst
  3. William [b 1889] who was a railway porter [1851]

They lived at Railway Station House, Halifax Road, Hipperholme [1901, 1911].

A Joseph W. Rhodes died in Halifax in 1911 (aged 55) 

Rhodes, LeonardRef 231-5
[1923-1944] Son of Florence & Leonard Rhodes of Fixby.

Born in Birmingham.

He worked for Ainley Brothers (Elland) Limited.

He lived at 4 Greystone Avenue, Elland.

During World War II, he enlisted [1942] and served as a Private with the 1st Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was taken a POW in Tunisia, and escaped.

He died of wounds in Italy [1st February 1944].

He was buried at Anzio War Cemetery, Italy [Grave Ref III B 3].

He is remembered at Elland Cemetery, on Elland War Memorial, on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Elland, and on the Memorial at All Saints' Church, Elland

Rhodes, LewisRef 231-815
[1887-19??] MA, JP.

Son of Godfrey Rhodes.

Baptised July 1887.

He was educated at Oxford. He became a solicitor in Halifax. He qualified in June 1904 He was Chairman of William Asquith Limited [1949] / a partner in Godfrey Rhodes & Evans / a Director of the British Law Insurance Company Limited / notary public to Sowerby UDC and Southowram UDC.

In February 1909, he married Emily Louise Walton.

See Thomas Brown

Rhodes, M.Ref 231-376
[1???-191?] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on Coley War Memorial

Rhodes, NorrisRef 231-387
[1887-1917] Son of Charles Rhodes.

Born in Northowram.

He was a member of St Matthew's Church, Northowram & Sunday School / a member of the local Rifle Club whose HQ was at the Travellers' Rest, Hipperholme / a member of the Bolton Unity at Shelf / a cowman on a farm / employed by Brear & Brown Limited / a mineral water manufacturer (own business).

In 1908, he married Miriam Ogden [1887-1969] in Halifax.

Miriam was born in Ovenden

Child: Charles [1909-1988]

They lived at

  • 9 Back Clough, Northowram [1911]
  • Whitehall Street, Hipperholme
  • 3 Ringsby Terrace, Halifax

During World War I, he enlisted [28th November 1915] and served as a Gunner with D Battery with the 246th Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He was killed by shellfire at the 3rd Battle of Ypres [29th October 1917].

The Halifax Courier [24th November 1917] reported his death with a photograph.

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 4-6 & 162], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Saint John the Baptist, Coley,

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe or on the Memorial at Saint Matthew's Church, Northowram.

Rhodes, SamRef 231-4
[1888-1917] Son of Sarah Ann (née Schofield) & Samuel Henry Rhodes of 8 Jowett's Row, Brighouse [1911].

Born in Rastrick.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 9th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He died 14th October 1917.

He was buried at Locre Hospice Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref III B 29].

He is remembered on Bailiff Bridge War Memorial

Rhodes, Rev SamuelRef 231-656
[17??-18??] He was one of a number of students from Idle College who served at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland from its foundation in 1814. He became Minister in 1817. He lived beneath the Church. He supplemented his salary of £70 per annum by weaving. His wife – who had been a governess for Mr Holland at Slead Syke – kept a draper's shop. In 1827, he moved to Smallbridge

Rhodes, SamuelRef 231-1410
[1810-1884] Son of Mr Rhodes.

Born in Halifax [9th September 1810].

Both his parents died young, leaving Samuel and his sisters in the care of their foster father and guardian, James Edward Norris.

He was Bailiff [1841] / High Bailiff, County of Yorkshire at Halifax [1851] / High Bailiff (The Local) County Court [1867, 1881].

He was strongly against anyone drinking water from lead pipes. Around 1855, he built The Dudwells, Halifax

in honour of the magnificent and never-failing spring of pure, bright, sparkling water in the wells close by

He was a benefactor of All Saints' Church, Dudwell, and carted over 400 cart loads of stone from his own quarry for the construction of the Church and School.

He married Amelia, daughter of Gamaliel Rothwell.

Newspaper accounts of Samuel and Amelia's wedding said that

Amelia was the daughter of G. Rothwell and a direct descendant of Lord Chancellor Hyde whose sister married King James II


  1. Samuel [b 1832]
  2. Emma [b 1833]
  3. Sydney Rothwell
  4. Mary [b 1837]
  5. Selina [b 1839]
  6. Clara [1842-1889]
  7. Christopher Tate
  8. Julia Maria [b 1846] who married John William Strong
  9. Arthur [b 1847]
  10. Godfrey

The family lived at

He died at The Dudwells, Halifax on 2nd February 1884 [aged 73].

He was buried at Elland Cemetery.

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £1,512 19/-.

His will was proved by his executors: his daughter Clara, Rev William Brookes and George Aked Blackburn (grocer).

Daughter Clara died at her home West View, Hopwood Lane, Halifax [21st September 1889] (aged 47).

See Charles Ambler

Rhodes, Sydney RothwellRef 231-1759
[1835-1880] Son of Samuel Rhodes.

Baptised October 1835.

He was a commission agent.

In 1858, he married Emma Louisa Tipton.

Child: Herbert

He died in Halifax

Rhodes, ThomasRef 231-836
[18??-18??] In 1866, he established the business which became Thomas Rhodes & Sons Limited.

He married Unknown.


  1. William
  2. James

Rhodes, ThomasRef 231-13
[1809-18??] Born in Bingley.

He was a sizing manufacturer's labourer [1851]. a carter [1861]

He married Maria [1810-18??].

Maria was born in Bingley


  1. Amos [b 1836] who was a cart driver [1851]
  2. John [b 1838]
  3. Abraham
  4. Martha Genett [b 1842] who was a cotton spinner [1861]
  5. William [b 1846] who was a clerk (carpet warehouse) [1861]
  6. Olive / Olivia [b 1849]
  7. James [b 1850]
  8. Cornelius [b 1854]

They lived at 2 Trinity Road Halifax [1851] 5 Lower Court, St James's Road, Halifax [1861]

Rhodes, Thomas GeorgeRef 231-1396
[18??-19??] Pharmaceutical chemist.

In 1898, he married Norah Catherine, daughter of William Dyer, at Blackburn.


  1. daughter

They lived at The Mount, Stansfield [1901]

Rhodes, VernonRef 231-577
[1???-19??] Organist at Halifax Parish Church [1939-1941]

Rhodes, WalterRef 231-6

On 29th June 1600, he married Elizabeth Joanna Barstow [1581-1659] in Halifax.


  1. Henry
  2. Zachariah

Elizabeth Joanna died in Providence, Rhode Island, USA in 1659

Rhodes, WilliamRef 231-10

In [Q3] 1891, he married Clara Turner in Halifax.

Clara was the daughter of
Joseph Turner


  1. Marion [1894-1895]
  2. Winifred [1897-1898]

The children were buried with the Turner grandparents at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 4179]

Rhodes, WilliamRef 231-155
[1846-1???] Son of Thomas Rhodes.

Born in Halifax.

He was partner in Thomas Rhodes & Sons Limited / a sewing machine & musical instrument dealer & complete house  furnisher [1891].

He married Henrietta [1859-1???].

Henrietta was born in Halifax

They lived at 24 Clifton Road, Skircoat [1891]

Rhodes, WilliamRef 231-2
[1854-1914] Son of Joseph Rhodes, woolstapler of West Vale.

Born 27th January 1854.

In [Q3] 1879, he married Catherine Cecilia Cleave [1853-19??] at Christ Church, Barkisland

Catherine was born in Greenwich, the daughter of Thomas Cleave of Millbrook, Devon


  1. J. Clement
  2. Frank H.
  3. Blanche Maude

They lived at Grove House, Greetland [1914]

William died 21st March 1914 (aged 60).

He was buried at St Thomas's Church, Greetland


Rhodes surnameRef 231-1

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

There are 56 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rhodes, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Rhodes

Marriages 1804, 1857, 1883, 1913; Deaths 1806, 1907


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