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Kitchen, AbsolomRef 342-4
[1840-19??] Son of William Kitchen.

Born in Halifax.

He was a mechanic [1871] / a machine fitter [1881] / a machine maker's fitter [1891] / a mechanic fitter [1901, 1911].

In [Q2] 1861, he married Maria Russell [1843-1919] in Salford.

Maria was born in Manchester


  1. Caroline [b 1862] who was a worsted factory worker  [1871], a carpet weaver [1881]
  2. Fred [b 1867] who was a cart driver [1891], an errand boy  [1881], a light porter [1901]
  3. John Edward [b 1868] who was a worsted doffer [1881]
  4. William
  5. Elizabeth [b 1874] who was a winder worsted mill [1891],  a worsted twister [1901]
  6. Walter [b 1876] who was a machine maker's turner [1891],  a hairdresser [1901, 1911]
  7. Florence [b 1881]

They lived at

  • John Street, Halifax [1871]
  • 8 Lister Street, Halifax [1881]
  • Lister Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 15 North Castle Street, Halifax [1901, 1911]

Living with them [in 1871] was niece Hannah Horton [b  Manchester 1853] (worsted factory worker).

Maria died in Halifax [Q2 1919] (aged 76) 

Kitchen, AlbertRef 342-111
[18??-19??] Partner in Kitchen & Walker and Kitchen & Wade [1949].

He was Chairman and Managing Director of Willson Lathes Limited [1945, 1949]

Kitchen, AllenRef 342-16
[1843-1885] Son of Sidney Kitchen.

Born in Stainland.

He was a farm labourer [1871].

In [Q1] 1866, he married Martha Brayshaw in Halifax.

Martha was born in Pudsey, the daughter of Abraham Brayshaw


  1. Frederick [b 1866]
  2. Ben [b 1869]

The family lived at Sunny Bank Lane, Elland-cum-Greetland [1871].

Allen died Q1 1885 (aged 41) 

Kitchen, ArthurRef 342-2
[1859-1914] He was a member of Elland Football Club / a member of Elland Cricket, Athletic & Bowling Club / a member of Elland Constitutional Club / a whitesmith in Elland.

He lived at Brooksbank Street, Elland.

He died 5th January 1914 (aged 55) 

Kitchen, ArthurRef 342-515

In [Q4] 1902, he married Rizpah Greenwood in Todmorden.

They lived at 20 New Road, Hebden Bridge.

During World War I, he served as a Gunner with C Battery 105th Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He died 24th July 1916 (aged 34).

He was buried at Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbé, France [Grave Ref II C 42]

Kitchen, ArthurRef 342-520
[1887-1918] Born in Greetland.

He was a cotton twiner [1911].

In 1906, he married Eliza Annie Sutcliffe in Halifax.

Eliza Annie was the daughter of
Willie Sutcliffe.

She was a woollen feeder [1911]



  1. Annie [b 1909]

They lived at 62 Elland Lane, Elland [1911].

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

He died 20th July 1918.

He was buried at Marfaux British Cemetery, France [Grave Ref I D 13].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Elland Wesleyan Chapel

Kitchen, Arthur JenningsRef 342-372
[1???-18??] Woollen manufacturer at Elland.

In September 1857, he was declared bankrupt

Kitchen, Arthur JenningsRef 342-361
[18??-18??] Woollen manufacturer at Elland.

In 1857, he was declared bankrupt

Kitchen, Arthur LeslieRef 342-239
[19??-19??] Of Ivy Dene, Burnley Road. He was a Director of Kitchen & Wade [1949]

Kitchen, BenjaminRef 342-22
[1823-1865] He was an overlooker.

In [Q4] 1844, he married Emmeline Carter [1824-1912] in Halifax.


  1. Sarah Ann [1846-1847]
  2. Thomas
  3. Fanny [1853-1857] who died aged 3 years & 7 months
  4. Joseph [1861-1862]

Benjamin died 7th July 1865 (aged 42).

Emmeline died 5th March 1912 (aged 88).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 3470]

Kitchen, BenjaminRef 342-10
[1780-1834] Of Brow Bridge, Greetland.

He married Betty [1780-1858].


  1. Dan [b 1803]
  2. Sarah [b 1805]
  3. James [1807-12th July 1846] who married Mary  Pollington [1813-5th November 1887]
  4. Eleanor [b 1811]
  5. Ellen [3rd May 1811-1877] who married Benjamin Haigh

Two children died in infancy.

Benjamin died 5th March 1834 (aged 54).

Betty died 4th June 1858 (aged 78).

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: B9]

Kitchen, BenjaminRef 342-3
[1819-1882] Born in Norland.

He was a farmer [1848].

On 31st December 1848, he married Ellen Gledhill [1825-1888] in Halifax.

Ellen was born in Scammonden


  1. Hannah [1849-1904] who never married & is buried with her  parents
  2. James [1851-1924]
  3. Emma [1853-1920]
  4. John [1854-1912] who never married & is buried with his  parents
  5. Benjamin [1859-1925]
  6. Ellen [1862-1932] who never married & is buried with her  parents

They lived at Gosling Royd Farm.

The couple died at Gosling Royd Farm.

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Barkisland

Kitchen, Clara LetitiaRef 342-199
[18??-1939] Of Rastrick. She was unmarried.

She died 10th August 1939.

In her will, she left £100 to Bridge End Congregational Church, Brighouse, and £100 to St John the Divine, Rastrick out of her estate of £506

Kitchen, CooperRef 342-24
[1852-1926] Son of George Kitchen.

Born in Halifax.

Ironmonger, mill furnisher and bicycle manufacturer of Elland [1874].

The business occupied the Moorgate Chambers premises at the junction of Southgate and Coronation Street in Elland.

He produced about 10 different models of tricycle, bicycle, and penny-farthing.

In 1888, he produced his popular Elland Anti-Vibration Safety Bicycle.

Due to illness, he was confined to a wheelchair for the last 27 years of his life.

Cycle manufacturing ended in 190?, but the hardware retail business is still in a part of the original premises today.

On 31st May 1857, he married Susan Nowell [1851-1918] at Halifax Parish Church.

Susan was born in Halifax


  1. Edith Mary [1876-1883]
  2. George [1878] who died in infancy
  3. Ethel [1880-1959] who married Albert Balmforth
  4. Annie [b 1882] who married Edgar Ewart Shaw
  5. Sarah [1884-1976] who married Herbert Mackrell
  6. Nellie [b 1887]
  7. Gladys [1889-1981] who married Arnold Woodhead

The children were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 2183] with their Kitchen grandparents.

Susan died 2nd October 1918 (aged 67).

Cooper died 13th November 1926 (aged 74).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £5,557 3/1d.

Probate was granted to his sons-in-law Albert Balmforth, Herbert Mackrell, and Arnold Woodhead.

Members of the family were buried at Elland Cemetery

After his death, Gladys and Arnold Woodhead continued the business as Cooper Kitchen Limited until at least 1960.

Lloyds Bank later occupied the corner part of the site

Kitchen, DanielRef 342-149
[17??-18??] His entry in the Parish Register Index may be a mistranscription for Daniel Hitchen / Daniel Mitchel.

Hatter in Halifax [1787-1789]

Kitchen, ElkanahRef 342-448

He was buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby.

The Parish Registers St Peter's, Sowerby record

An Elkanah Kitchen [aged 57] of Shaws who was buried at Sowerby Church [28th May 1798]

Kitchen, FredRef 342-423
[1890-1954] Son of James Kitchen.

Born in Sowerby [19th January 1890].

He was a watch maker, jeweller & optician at 3 Town Hall Street, Sowerby  Bridge [1916].

In [Q4] 1912, he married Martha Gertrude Thornton in Halifax

Kitchen, FredRef 342-267
[1897-1918] Son of William Kitchen.

Born in Brighouse.

During World War I, he served as an Able Seaman with Anson Battalion RN Div Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.

He died 21st August 1918 (aged 21).

He was buried at Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux, France [Grave Ref VI M 18]

He is remembered on Brighouse War Memorial

Kitchen, GeorgeRef 342-19
[1828-1886] Born 6th May 1828.

He married Sarah [1822-1885].

Sarah was born 30th May 1822


  1. Cooper
  2. Edmund [1854-1859]
  3. Fred [1861-1862]

George died 23rd November 1886 (aged 58).

Sarah died 10th December 1885 (aged 63).

The couple & the children were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 2183] with grandchildren Edmund Cooper & Fred Cooper

Kitchen, GideonRef 342-9
[1819-1896] Born in Greetland [26th February 1819].

He was a cloth fuller [1871, 1881, 1891].

In [Q2] 1845, he married Rebecca Sykes [1817-1894] in Halifax.

Rebecca was born in Greetland [24th December 1817]


  1. Sarah [1846-20th October 1874] who was a cotton reeler  [1871]
  2. Philip [23rd April 1848-26th March 1878] who was a cloth  fuller [1871]
  3. Rhoda who died 5th December 1850 (aged 19 weeks) 
  4. Joah
  5. Simeon

They lived at

  • Lindwell, Greetland [1871]
  • Well Gate, Elland-cum-Greetland [1881, 1891]

Living with them [in 1881, 1891] was grandson Willie Kitchen [b 1875] who was a worsted fy. operative [1891]

Gideon died 3rd February 1896 (aged 76).

Rebecca died 6th May 1894 (aged 76).

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: A2]

Kitchen, GideonRef 342-14
[1897-1917] Son of Simeon Kitchen.

During World War I, he served as a Private with 171 Company Machine Gun Corps (Infantry).

He died 24th April 1917 (aged 20).

He was buried at Estaires Communal Cemetery & Extension, France [Grave Ref IV F 2].

His brother Walter also died in the War

They are remembered on the family grave at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: A3]

Kitchen, JamesRef 342-164
[1852-1924] Born in Barkisland.

He was a blacksmith [1886].

On 9th February 1886, he married Elizabeth Ann Pickles in Halifax.

Elizabeth Ann was the daughter of
James Pickles


  1. Lewis
  2. Emma [b 1888] who married Samuel Longbottom
  3. Fred

The children were born in Sowerby.

James died in Sowerby [24th March 1924].

Elizabeth Ann died 13th January 1946

Kitchen, JoahRef 342-11
[1852-1937] Son of Gideon Kitchen.

Born in Greetland.

He was a woollen spinner [1871] / a cloth finisher [1891, 1901, 1911].

Around 1880, he married Mary [1853-1929].

Mary was born in Greetland.

She was a woollen weaver [1891]


They had no children.

They lived at

  • Rochdale Road, Elland-cum-Greetland [1891]
  • Cross Hill, Orchard Terrace, Greetland [1901]
  • 152 Orchard Terrace, Greetland [1911]

Living with them [in 1901, 1911] was nephew Willie Kitchen [b  1875] who was an overlooker (silk) [1901], a weaver [1911].

Mary died 5th March 1929 (aged 76).

Joah died 25th January 1937 (aged 85).

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: A2]

Kitchen, JohnRef 342-181
[18??-18??] He worked on the Leeds Intelligencer.

Partner in Cawthra & Kitchen

Kitchen, JohnRef 342-348
[16??-16??] Of Lightcliffe.

Heywood writes that

a daughter of [Kitchen], having lived at Mr Foxcroft's at Woodhouse, Halifax, came home with child, which she bore December 1680 and which the women present affirm that it had two heads, but it dyed

Kitchen, JohnRef 342-18

He married Elizabeth [1791-1854].


  1. Mary [1819-24th April 1887] who married William Charles Berry

Elizabeth died 23rd December 1854 (aged 63).

John died 26th May 1855 (aged 63).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 3852]

Kitchen, JohnRef 342-12
[1802-1833] Of Bradley Mills, Stainland.

He married Unknown.


  1. Hannah [b 1825] who married William Binns

John died 12th September 1833 (aged 31) 

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: J10] with son-in-law William Binns

Kitchen, JohnRef 342-6
[1850-1???] Son of Squire Kitchen.

He was a woollen mule piecer [1861] / a railway signalman [1891].

In [Q3] 1882, he (possibly) married Emma Leach [1854-1???] in Rochdale.

Emma was born in Rochdale


  1. Ellen [b 1885]
  2. Annie [b 1887]
  3. Caroline [b 1889]

In 1891, they were living with Squire's widowed mother

Kitchen, JosephRef 342-203
[1868-1???] In 1898, he was sentenced to 4 years' penal servitude for assaulting and attempting to drown Hannah Nora Eastwood at Todmorden. The couple had been living together at Burnley, but she left him because of his violence, and went to live with her mother in Todmorden. He met her in the street and was again violent towards her and she took out a summons against him for assault. A week later, he met her on the canal bank and he pushed her into the water and held her head under. Two men came to her rescue

Kitchen, JosephRef 342-40
[17??-18??] In 1810, he founded a brickworks at Elland

Kitchen, JosephRef 342-8
[1779-1848] Of Brow Bridge, Greetland.

He was a cloth miller [1841].

He (possibly) married (1) Nancy [1791-18??].

He married (2) Sarah [1795-1857].


  1. Bathsheba [1807-5th December 1818]
  2. (possibly) Gideon Kitchen

Sarah died 4th February 1857 (aged 62).

Joseph died 22nd June 1848 (aged 69).

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: I10]

Kitchen, LeonardRef 342-499
[1899-1918] Son of William Kitchen.

He was a member of the Northowram Rechabite Tent / a member of St Matthew's Church, Northowram / a part-time silk doffer [1911] / an overlooker / employed by Earnshaw's at Lumb Brook Mills, Coley.

During World War I, he enlisted [June 1917], and served as a Private with the 4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was taken ill whilst training at Rugeley, Staffordshire.

He died of heart disease at Cannock Mill Hospital [7th January 1918] (aged 19).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [19th January 1918].

He was buried at Heywood's Chapel [Grave Ref: M 10]

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

Kitchen, LewisRef 342-188
[1887-1956] Son of James Kitchen.

Born in Barkisland [2nd February 1887]

He was a costumer [1912].

On 8th April 1912, he married Florence Wilson [1881-1952] at St Peter's, Sowerby.

Florence was born in Sowerby


  1. Leslie Wilson [1916-1998]

Kitchen, OatesRef 342-21
[1846-1933] Born in Greetland.

He was a plumber & glazier [1871, 1881, 1891] / an inspector (water & nuisance) [1901] / a pipe fitter in wire mill [1911].

In [Q3] 1867, he married Martha Maria Ashworth [1847-1926] in Halifax

Martha was born in Leeds


  1. Ellen Ann [b 1868] who was a stocking knitter [1881]
  2. Louie Herbert [b 1875] who was an apprentice plumber &  glazier [1891], a plumber & glazier [1901]
  3. Harry Darwin [b 1878] who was a dentist's errand boy  [1891]
  4. Henrietta Bertha [b 1879] who married John Ackroyd
  5. Gertrude Ethel [b 1882] who was a domestic servant [1901]
  6. Oscar Willie [b 1884] who was a woolsorter [1901], a  theatre electrician [1911]

The family lived at

  • 2 West End, Halifax [1871]
  • 22 Franklin Street, Halifax [1881]
  • 8 Hunger Hill, Halifax [1891]
  • 27 Exeter Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 25 Kliffen Place, Halifax [1911]

Martha died in Halifax [Q1 1926] (aged 79).

Oates died in Huddersfield [Q1 1933] (aged 86) 

Kitchen, RobertRef 342-20
[1831-1884] Born in Halifax.

He was a rope & twine spinner [1881].

In [Q1] 1857, he married Jemima Schorfield [1845-1891] in Halifax.


  1. Fanny [1860-1882] who married William Sugden
  2. Thomas [b 1867] who was a silk thrower [1881]
  3. Mary [b 1870] who was a worsted spinner [1881]
  4. Robert [b 1872]
  5. Sarah [b 1874]
  6. Physible [b 1879]

The family lived at Smithson's Row, Southowram [1881].

Robert died in Halifax [Q3 1884] (aged 53).

A Jemima Kitchen died in Halifax [Q1 1891] (aged 46) 

Kitchen, SidneyRef 342-7
[1812-1886] Born in Greetland [12th October 1812].

He was a cloth miller [1851] / a farmer of 12 acres [1871] / a cloth fuller (woollen) [1881].

He married Mary [1813-1902].

Mary was born in Greetland


  1. Gideon [b 1836] who was a cloth miller [1851]
  2. Martha [b 1836]
  3. Caroline [1839-12th October 1851] who was a nurse [1851]
  4. Thomas [1842-18th November 1876]
  5. Allen Kitchen
  6. Ira who died 22nd November 1845 (aged 6 weeks) /
  7. Joe who died 13th November 1846 (aged 12 days) 
  8. William [1848-9th May 1884]
  9. Jane / Jennie / Janey [b 1851]
  10. John who died 11th July 1854 (aged 8 months) /
  11. Charles who died 7th March 1857 (aged 9 months) 

They lived at

  • Bradley Mills, Stainland [1845]
  • Upper Bradley Mills, Stainland [1851]
  • Sunny Bank, Elland-cum-Greetland [1871]
  • Ashworth Cottage, Brandy Hole Lane, Elland-cum-Greetland [1881]

Sidney died 9th October 1886.

Mary died 1st March 1902 (aged 89).

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: Q8] with granddaughter Lizzie (daughter of William) who died 7th May 1884 (aged 13 months) 

Kitchen, SimeonRef 342-13
[1856-1901] Son of Gideon Kitchen.

Born in Greetland.

He was a woollen spinner [1871] / a greengrocer [1881].

In [Q3] 1878, he married Mary Hannah Shaw [1858-1957] in Halifax.

Mary Hannah was born in Greetland, the daughter of Mr Shaw


  1. Walter
  2. Gideon

The family lived at

  • Lindwell, Elland-cum-Greetland [with Mary's widowed  mother 1881]
  • 6 Brier Lane. Birchencliffe, Huddersfield [1917]

Simeon died 11th February 1901 (aged 45).

Sons Walter & Gideon died in World War I

Mary died 9th February 1957 (aged 59).

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: A3].

Sons Walter & Gideon are remembered on the headstone

Kitchen, SquireRef 342-5
[1823-1871] Son of Squire Kitchen.

Born in Halifax.

He was a cloth miller [1871]

On 27th May 1844, he married Delia Wadsworth [1823-1898] at Halifax Parish Church.

Delia was the daughter of Mr Wadsworth.

She was a rag sorter [1861] / a rag picker [1891]



  1. John

They lived at

  • Croft House, Elland-cum-Greetland [1851]
  • Lindwell, Elland-cum-Greetland [1891]

In [1861, 1871], Delia and son John were boarders with widowed mother Ann Wadsworth [b 1799]

Squire died in Halifax [Q2 1871] (aged 47).

Living with the widowed Delia [in 1891] were son John & family and her sister Elizabeth Wadsworth [b 1840] (woollen factory operative) 

Kitchen, SquireRef 342-306
[1785-1872] He was a cloth miller [1841] / a cloth fuller [1851] / a cloth miller [1871].

On 1st November 1806, he married Mary Jennings [1794-1846] at Halifax Parish Church.

Mary was born in Sowerby Bridge


  1. Jonathan [1807-1871]
  2. Ann [1809-1869]
  3. Daniel [1811-1881] who emigrated to Canada and died there
  4. George [1812-8th August 1823] who was buried with his  parents
  5. Joseph [1814-15th March 1887] who married Harriet  [1813-13th March 1888]; the couple were buried with his parents
  6. Mary [b 1817] who married Charles Hopwood
  7. Delia [1819-1896]
  8. Eliza [b 1821]
  9. Squire
  10. Ruth [1826-1852] who married Henry Taylor
  11. Sarah [1828-4th May 1829] who was buried with her parents

They lived at

  • Hill Top, Elland [1841]
  • 30 Brow Bridge, Halifax [1851]

Mary died 18th May 1846 (aged 61).

Living with the widowed Squire [in 1851] were daughter Ruth & her husband Henry Taylor and Walter Taylor [b 1828] (who is listed as son aged 23).

In 1871, Squire was living with daughter Mary & her husband Charles Hopwood.

Squire died in Halifax [25th August 1872] (aged 87).

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: K17]

Kitchen, ThomasRef 342-23
[1849-1909] Son of Benjamin Kitchen.

Born in Halifax.

He was a woolsorter (woollen) [1881] / a woolsorter [1891, 1901].

In [Q1] 1876, he (possibly) married Sarah Thomas [1852-1903] in Halifax.

Sarah was born in Midgley


  1. Willie [b 1877] who was an oiler in worsted factory [1891]
  2. Ernest [b 1879] who was a doffer [1891]
  3. Leonard [b 1882] who was a commission agent [1901]
  4. Albert [b 1887] who was a newsagent's labourer [1901]
  5. Fred [b 1889]

The family lived at

  • 28 Crossley Terrace, Halifax [1881]
  • 12 Briggs Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 108 Pellon Lane, Halifax [1901]

Sarah died 8th June 1903 (aged 51).

Thomas died 14th December 1909 (aged 60).

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 3470] with Thomas's parents

Kitchen, ThomasRef 342-85
[1858-1???] Born in Cheshire.

He was a coachman (domestic) [1891].

Around 1891, he married Ann [1861-0] from Halifax.


  1. Albert [b 1880]
  2. Gerald [b 1886]
  3. Frances [b 1890]

The family lived at Lower Manor Heath Lodge, Halifax [1891]

Kitchen, TitusRef 342-33
[1???-18??] In 1868, he set up a pottery in Elland

Kitchen, Tom AllenRef 342-543
[1872-1923] Born in Greetland.

He was a silk washer [1901, 1911] / landlord of the Branch Road Inn, Greetland [1911] / landlord of the Bridge Hotel, Greetland [1917-1923]

In [Q4] 1897, he married Frances Noble in Halifax.

Frances was born in Greetland

They lived at Syke House, Greetland [1911].

Tom Allen died in 1923.

Frances took over at the Bridge Hotel [1923]

Kitchen, WalterRef 342-15
[1883-1918] Son of Simeon Kitchen.

In [Q3] 1908, he married Nellie Tyas in Huddersfield.

They lived at 11 Burn Road, Birchencliffe, Huddersfield.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 61st Company Machine Gun Corps.

He died 30th May 1918 (aged 35).

He was buried at Aire Communal Cemetery, France [Grave Ref II KK 47].

His brother Gideon also died in the War.

They are remembered on the family grave at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: A3]

Kitchen, WilliamRef 342-151
[17??-1788] Hatter in Halifax

Kitchen, WilliamRef 342-17
[1816-18??] He was a shoemaker.

He married Caroline [1816-18??].


  1. Absolom

The family lived at Brier's Square, Well Lane

Kitchen, WilliamRef 342-84
[1840-1???] Born in Greetland.

He was an elementary school teacher – (probably) West Vale Board School [1891].

He married Sarah A. [1838-1???].

They lived at Stainland Road / Church Street, West Vale [1891]

Kitchen, WilliamRef 342-525
[1865-1904] Born in Sheriff Hutton.

He was a stone quarryman [1893].

In 1893, he married Lavinia Woodcock [1867-1953] in Halifax.

Lavinia was born in Hightown


  1. Fred
  2. Doris [b 1903]

The children were born in Brighouse.

They lived at 2 Dale Street, Brighouse [1911, 1919]

Kitchen, WilliamRef 342-583
[1870-19??] Son of Absolom Kitchen.

Born in Halifax.

He was a worsted bobbin setter [1881] / a machine maker's turner [1891] / a mechanic of Lower Oak Street, Halifax [1893] / a mechanic iron turner [1901] / a saw mill engineer [1911].

In [Q4] 1893, he married Louisa Jane Payne [1874-19??] at St Thomas's Church, Claremount.

Louisa Jane, of Colbeck Street, Halifax, was born in York, the daughter of William Payne, carter


  1. Ethel [b 1894] who was a silk winder [1911]
  2. Annie [b 1896] who was a worsted spinner [1911]
  3. Hilda [b 1897] who was a silk spinner [1911]
  4. Leonard
  5. William [b 1901]
  6. Stanley [b 1904]
  7. Alice [b 1906]
  8. Fred [b 1909]

The family lived at

  • 6 Windmill Hill, Northowram [1901, 1911]
  • 24 Stephen Row, Northowram [1918]
  • 1 Spring Head, Northowram



Kitchen surnameRef 342-1
Occupational surname given to someone who worked in a kitchen. There are 49 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Kitchen, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Kitchen

Baptism 1826; Marriages 1877, 1879


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