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Lord, AbrahamRef 122-7500
[1810-1872]
Son of
John Lord.

He and his brothers – John, Samuel, Thomas, Josiah and Edward - established Lord Brothers.

In 1851, they were listed as machine makers and cotton spinners, employing 54 men and 3 boys (in the machine shop)  and 5 men, 7 boys and 34 females (in the cotton mill).

In 1861, they were employing 17 men and 20 boys (in the machine making firm)  and 33 men and 43 women (in the cotton factory).

He was retired by 1871.

He married (1) Emma [1812-1846].

Children:

  1. John
  2. Henry
  3. Sarah
  4. Andrew

In 1847, he married (2) Sarah Firth [1812-1867].

Children:

  1. Samuel
  2. Martha

They lived at

  • Hallroyd
  • Hanging Ditch
  • Stackhills
  • Wellington Road

He was buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone

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Lord, Albert EdwardRef 122-22
[1888-1918]
MM.

Son of David Lord.

Born in Halifax.

He was a member of Stannary Congregational Church, Halifax / educated at Halifax Secondary School & Heath Grammar School / chief textile designer for Wallbank & Parkin, Bradford [1911] / organist at Shelf Wesleyan Chapel, at Lister Hills Congregational  Church, Bradford, & deputy organist at Eastbrook Mission Hall,  Bradford.

In [Q3] 1917, he married Maggie Crowther in Halifax.

They lived at 1 Brow Lane, Shelf.

During World War I, he enlisted [August 1914] and served as a Private then Second Lieutenant [1916] with the West Yorkshire Regiment, the Bradford Pals.

He was awarded the Military Medal [14th September 1916]

for gallantry and devotion to duty in action

He was seriously wounded [9th April 1918], and was admitted to Sheffield Hospital where he died [29th April 1918] (aged 30).

His photograph appears with reports of his story in the Halifax Courier [23rd September 1916 & 4th May 1918]. He was buried at Witchfield Methodist Chapel, Shelf.

He is remembered on a Memorial in the Chapel Yard,

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Halifax Secondary School, on the Memorial at Stannary Congregational Church, Halifax, on the Memorial at Heath Grammar School, on the Memorial at Shelf Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, on the Memorial at Saint Michael's & All Angels' Church, Shelf, and on the Memorial at Saint Anne's Church, Southowram

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Lord, Albert EdwardRef 122-63
[1892-19??]
Son of
Joseph Lord.

Born in Todmorden.

He was a cotton weaver [1911] / a warehouseman for J. Nelson & Sons Limited at Millstead Mills,  Todmorden [1921].

He married Hannah Mary [1890-19??].


Hannah Mary was born in Todmorden.

She was a fustian weaver for Collins Brothers at Cinderhill Mills, Todmorden [1921]

 

During World War I, he served with with the Royal Army Medical Corps.

He survived the War.

They lived at

  • 4 Fielden Street, Halifax Road, Todmorden (living with  Albert's parents) [1921]

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Lord, AllisonRef 122-62
[1862-1???]
Also recorded as Albison / Albeson.

Son of John Lord.

Born in Bacup, Lancashire.

He was a cotton weaver [1891, 1901] [1911] / a cotton cloth weaver for Thomas Emmett & Son at Calder Vale Shed  [1921].

On 30th March 1882, he married Sarah Hindle [1865-1894].

The Todmorden & District News [30th March 1882] reported the wedding


Mr Allison Lord of Jobling Terrace, Portsmouth, married Miss Sarah Hindle of Mount Pleasant, Portsmouth, at Cross Lanes Chapel
 

Children:

  1. Annie Elizabeth [b 1883] who was a cotton weaver [1901]
  2. James
  3. Willie
  4. Herbert [b 1892] who was a cotton weaver [1911]

The children were born in Cornholme.

The family lived at

  • 11 Mount Pleasant, Cornholme [1891]
  • 38 Stones, Todmorden [1901]
  • 5 Daisy Bank Street, Cornholme [1911]
  • 12 Holme Street, Todmorden [1921]

Sarah died Q2 1894 (aged 29).

An Albison Lord died in 1942 (aged 80).

They both died in Todmorden

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Lord, BenjaminRef 122-19
[1811-18??]
Born in Halifax.

He was a woolstapler [1851].

He married Hannah [1811-18??].


Hannah was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Eleanor [b 1835]
  2. Barbara [b 1837]
  3. Elizabeth [b 1839]
  4. Hannah [b 1841]
  5. John [b 1842]
  6. Sarah A. [b 1844]
  7. Sidney [b 1847]
  8. Horatio [b 1849]
  9. Emma [b 1850]

They lived at 22 Parliament Street, Halifax [1887]

Lord, CharlesRef 122-895
[1857-1933]
In 1886, he went into partnership with
Jonathan Stansfield at Hebden Bridge producing fustian and other materials. He became sole proprietor of the business [1895].

He was a member of Hebden Bridge UDC and RDC / a member of the Todmorden RDC [1895] / a Guardian of the Todmorden Union / a manager for a cotton fustian manufacturer [1881] / a fustian manufacturer [1891] / a fustian merchant [1901] / a fustian manufacturer [1911] / a fustian manufacturer with the English Fustian Company [1921].

In [Q2] 1880, he married Charlotte Ann Gibson [1857-1???] in Todmorden.


Charlotte Ann was born in Moscow
 

Children:

  1. Frank [b 1881] who was a clerk in fustian merchant's  office [1901]
  2. Ethel [b 1883]

Charlotte died in Todmorden [Q2 1884] (aged 27).

Around 1887, he married (2) Marian Isobel [1863-19??].


Marian was born in Liverpool
 

There are no records of any children.

The family lived at Stubbings House, Hebden Bridge [1898, 1911, 1921].

A Charles Lord died in Todmorden [Q3 1933] (aged 76) 

Lord, Cornelius ThomasRef 122-50
[1820-1900]
Born in Halifax.

He was a boot & shoe maker [1851] / a boot maker employing 4 men [1871] / a master boot maker [1881] / a retired boot maker [1891].

In [Q3] 1845, he married (1) Frances Elizabeth Hagley [1818-1852] in Halifax.


Frances Elizabeth was born in London.

She was a straw bonnet maker [1851]

 

Children:

  1. Frances Elizabeth [1847-1879]
  2. James West
  3. Emily Jane [1850-1855]
  4. Charles [1852-1869]

Frances Elizabeth died (possibly of perinatal complications) [20th May 1852] (aged 34).

In [Q1] 1857, he married (2) Jane Kitson [1818-1879] in Halifax.

Child: 4. George William who died 26th November 1857 (aged 6 months) 

They lived at

  • 2 Wade Street, Halifax [1851]
  • 3 Wade Street, Halifax [1871]
  • 8 Savile Park Street, Halifax (the widowed Cornelius  living with son James) [1881, 1891]

Jane died 14th March 1879 (aged 61).

Cornelius Thomas died 1st February 1900 (aged 80).

He, his wives & the children were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 2856]

Lord, DavidRef 122-715
[17??-1788]
Weaver of Erringden.

On 5th April 1788, he and Thomas Greenwood were executed at Tyburn for breaking into the warehouse of worsted manufacturers John and James Knowles at Stoodley-in-Langfield, and carrying away divers parcels of worsted

Lord, DavidRef 122-23
[1845-19??]
Born in Ovenden.

He was an officer at Stannary Congregational Church, Halifax / a commercial clerk [1871, 1881] / a cashier at a cotton spinning factory [1891] / a secretary & accountant [1901] / a secretary for orphanages and almshouses [1911] / Secretary of Crossley Orphanage [1914].

In 1868, he married Hannah Thomas [1845-19??] in Halifax.


Hannah was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Emma [b 1873] who was a pupil-teacher [1891]
  2. Lucy Ellen [b 1874]
  3. Wilfred [b 1877] who was a junior clerk in office [1891]  and served in German East Africa [World War I]
  4. Thomas A. [b 1879] who was a book keeper (Automatic Screw Company) [1901]
  5. Arthur B. [b 1881] who was a book binder [1901]
  6. Albert Edward

They lived at

  • Cemetery Road, Heckmondwike [1871]
  • 148 Gibbet Street, Halifax [1881]
  • 1 Brighton Grove, Pellon Lane, Halifax [1891, 1901, 1911, 1918]

Living with them [in 1911] was sister-in-law Martha Thomas [b  1856]

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Lord, DouglasRef 122-255
[1891-1939]
Second son of
William Lord.

On 2nd October 1929, he married Hilda May Robinson from Harrow

Lord, EdmundRef 122-489
[1748-1838]
Of Greave Farm, Langfield.

He was a weaver / a factory-man of Rawdon's Callis Mill [1798] / a deacon at Myrtle Grove Chapel, Eastwood [1817].

In 1772, he married Margaret Ashworth

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Lord, EdmundRef 122-1691
[18??-1???]
He married Alice Barker.


Alice was the daughter of
William Barker
 

Children:

  1. Henry Barker
  2. Agnes
  3. Mary Hannah

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Lord, EdmundRef 122-18
[1878-1???]
Son of
James Lord

He was a joiner [1901, 1911].

He married Maria.

Children:

  1. James [b 1902]
  2. Amy [b 1903]
  3. Arthur [b 1905]
  4. George [b 1907]
  5. Carrie [b 1910]

In 1911, the family were living with Edmunds' mother Caroline and stepfather George Astin

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Lord, EdwardRef 122-31
[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

Lord, EdwardRef 122-247
[1812-1875]
Son of
John Lord.

He and his brothers – John, Samuel, Thomas, Josiah and Abraham - established Lord Brothers.

In 1851, they were listed as machine makers and cotton spinners, employing 54 men and 3 boys (in the machine shop)  and 5 men, 7 boys and 34 females (in the cotton mill).

In 1861, they were employing 17 men and 20 boys (in the machine making firm)  and 33 men and 43 women (in the cotton factory).

He was senior partner in the family business – Lord Brothers Limited – and was the driving force of the partnership.

Between 1861 and 1865 twelve patents were registered to Edward, some designed to deal with the problems that were created by using Indian cotton instead of the much easier American fibre.

He patented several pieces of machinery – and improvements for existing machinery and processes, including

inventions for the better cleaning and opening of cotton, and by one of which the first successful attempt is made to separate the leaf from the fibre in the processing of scutching

He was an engineer for the Todmorden Joint Stock Mill Company [1858] / a member of the first Todmorden Local Board [1861].

In 1837, he married Mary Law.


Mary was the daughter of William Law
 

Children:

  1. James [1838] who died aged 5 days
  2. Elizabeth [1839] who died aged 10 months
  3. Martha [1840-1861]
  4. Sarah [1841] who died aged 5 days
  5. Evina
  6. Angelina [1845-1849]
  7. Charles Edward [1846] who died aged 5 weeks
  8. Frank
  9. Walter
  10. Fred [1854-1876]
  11. Willie

They lived at

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £80,000

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Todmorden

Lord, EdwardRef 122-220
[1849-1923]
JP.

From Bacup.

He moved to Todmorden around 1880, and became a cotton manufacturer at Gauxholme.

He was Member of the Todmorden Board of Guardians [1894] / Chairman of the Todmorden Board of Guardians [1899, 1905] / Aldermen of the Borough of Todmorden [1902] / Mayor of Todmorden [1909-1911] / Chief Magistrate for Todmorden [1909] / a Member of the West Riding County Council.

In 1910, he bought Centre Vale from the Fielden family.

He married Unknown from Bacup.

They lived at Belsfield, Todmorden

Lord, Edward WilfredRef 122-600
[1887-1963]
Son of
Walter Lord.

Born in Todmorden.

He was educated at boarding school: Buxton College, Buxton, Derbyshire [1901].

In May 1908, his 21st birthday was marked by giving the workforce a day trip to Blackpool. The workforce presented him with a writing bureau and silver ink stand.

In 1911, with both parents dead, he was a machine maker, living with his maternal uncles and aunt at Greenhurst Hey. In 1913, he was a Gentleman of Greenhurst Hey.

He followed his father into the family concern of Lord Brothers.

On 2nd July 1913, he married Jean Russell at Todmorden Parish Church.


Jean was the daughter of Dr Lawson Russell
 

He died at his home at Beauchamp Road, St Annes-on-Sea

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Lord, EliRef 122-16
[18??-19??]
In [Q1] 1861, he married Caroline Shaw in Halifax.

Child: Mary [b 1871] who married John Quinn

They lived at 36 Back Foundry Street, Halifax [1901].

Staying with them in 1901 was granddaughter Anorah Quinn [aged 11]

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Lord, EliasRef 122-54
[1844-1919]
Born in Todmorden.

He was a farmer occupying 26 acres [1881] / a farmer [1891, 1901] / a cotton weaver [1911].

He married (1) Mary Hannah [1852-1879].

Children:

  1. William Greenwood [b 1877] who was a farmer's man [1891],  a cotton weaver [1901, 1911]
  2. Mary Jane [b 1878] who was a cotton factory operative  [1891], a cotton weaver [1901]

Mary Hannah died 25th February 1879 (aged 27).

In 1880, he married (2) Jane [1849-1918].


Jane was born in Stansfield
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1881] who died in infancy
  2. Walter [b 1890] who was a cotton weaver [1911]

They lived at

  • Mankinholes [1879, 1881]
  • Higher Knowl, Todmorden & Walsden [1891]
  • Swineshead Farm, Swineshead, Todmorden & Walsden [1901]
  • 787 Rochdale Road, Walsden [1911]

Jane died 11th January 1918 (aged 69).

Elias (possibly) died 28th July 1919 (aged 78).

They were buried at Lumbutts United Methodist Free Church

Lord, Ernest HenryRef 122-27
[1897-1917]
Illegitimate son of Bertha Lord

Born in Halifax.

In [Q4] 1901, Bertha married William Greenwood.

As a child, he lived

  • with the family of Sarah Holroyd, at 3 Smith Street  North, Halifax [1901]
  • with his mother & stepfather, at 83 Prospect Street, New Bank,  Halifax [1911]
He was a mill hand for cotton spinner [1911] / employed in the spinning shed at Crossley's, Dean Clough Mills / a regular soldier [April 1914].

During World War I, he enlisted [August 1914] and served as a Gunner with B Battery 307th Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He went to France with the First Expeditionary Force. He was wounded twice.

He was killed whilst trying to extinguish a fire at an ammunition dump [14th August 1917] (aged 20).

The Halifax Courier [25th August 1917] reported his death with a photograph.

He was buried at Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref I G 50].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

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Lord, FrankRef 122-350
[1848-1875]
Son of
Edward Lord.

Born 29th September 1848.

He died in Bombay on 3rd July 1875, whilst on a business trip in connection with Lord Brothers to India, and was buried at Catpuri, India. There is a memorial to him in Christ Church, Todmorden

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Lord, FredRef 122-15
[1889-1917]
Son of
John Lord.

Born in Norland.

He was a member of the Primitive Methodist Chapel, Norland / a worsted warehouseman [1911] / a warehouseman [1914] / employed by William Morris & Sons Limited [for 16 years].

On 21st March 1914, he married Sarah Hannah Howarth [1886-1967] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah Hannah, of Field House, Sowerby, was the daughter of John William Howarth, labourer
 

They lived at

  • Oaken Royd, Triangle [1914]
  • 4 Victoria Square, Sowerby Bridge [1917]

During World War I, he enlisted [27th July 1916] and served as a Private with the 13th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He trained at Hornsea Bridge Camp.

He was sent to France [15th January 1917].

He was killed in action [3rd June 1917] (aged 27).

The Halifax Courier [30th June 1917] reported his death with a photograph.

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France, in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Saint George's Church, Sowerby, on Triangle War Memorial, on the Triangle Roll of Honour, and on Norland War Memorial

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Lord, G.Ref 122-560
[18??-18??]
Stonemason at Halifax.

In September 1864, he was declared bankrupt

Lord, George ArthurRef 122-28
[1893-1918]
Son of
John William Lord.

Born in Hebden Bridge.

He was a clerk [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 15th (Hampshire Yeomanry) Battalion Hampshire Regiment.

He was killed in action [16th October 1918] (aged 25).

He was buried at Dadizeele New British Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref III B 15].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Hebden Bridge Association Football Club, and on the Memorial at Hebden Bridge United District Secondary School

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Lord, George NormanRef 122-41
[1893-1952]
MM.

Son of John Henry Lord.

Born in Elland.

He was a telephone messenger / an auxiliary postman [1911].

He lived at 120 Spring Hall Lane, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted [1st August 1916] and served as a Corporal with the Trench Mortar Battery West Riding Regiment.

He went to France around Christmas 1916, and was present during heavy fighting, latterly in the Cambrai sector. He was awarded the Military Medal

His photograph appears with a report of his award in the Halifax Courier [9th November 1918].

He survived the War.

A George N. Lord died in Halifax [Q1 1952] (aged 58) 

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Lord, HarryRef 122-20
[1862-19??]
Born in Huddersfield.

He was a power loom overlooker [1891] / a worsted weaver's overlooker [1901] / a foreman worsted weaving overlooker [1911].

In 1887, he married Ada Alice Longbottom [1869-19??] in Huddersfield.


Ada Alice was born in Victoria, Australia
 

Children:

  1. John Irwin [b 1888] who was a lithographer [1911]
  2. Ellen [b 1890] who was a clothier's machinist [1911]
  3. Arthur Duncan [b 1895] who was an engine cleaner railway  co [1911]
  4. Willie
  5. Eveline [b 1898] who was a clothier's machinist [1911]
  6. Jennie [b 1901]
  7. Harry [b 1906]

They lived at

  • 13 Essex Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 58 Ripon Street, Halifax [1901, 1911]

3 sons served during World War I: Willie was killed; Bombardier Arthur Duncan Lord was wounded by a bullet passing through his hip, and was hospitalised in Edinburgh; and Irwin Lord was with the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

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Lord, HenryRef 122-6850
[1782-18??]
Of Southgrain.

Son of Samuel Lord.

Born in Bacup.

He was a farmer, taking over Southgrain Farm, Dulesgate from his father  [1808] / a coal proprietor Southgrain [1824] / a member of the Todmorden & Walsden Select Vestry [1838] / farmer at Southgrain [1841] / farmer of 36 acres at Southgrain [1851] / a steward [1857].

In 1803, he married Betty Haigh [1782-1859].

Children:

  1. John
  2. Mary
  3. Samuel
  4. Henry
  5. James
  6. Elias
  7. Richard
  8. Betty
  9. Susan
  10. Elias
  11. Greenwood
  12. Hannah

Betty died in 1859 from debility and infirmity [aged 77] and the register of Cloughfoot Chapel recorded that she was buried at the Wesleyan Cemetery, Bacup. It goes on to say that she was a member of the Church from its formation in 1840

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Lord, HenryRef 122-37
[1808-18??]
Born in Sowerby.

He was a woolcomber [1868] / a wool dresser [1851].

He married Hannah [1805-18??].


Hannah was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. John
  2. Susey [b 1833] who was a wool dresser [1851]
  3. James [b 1836] who was a wool dresser [1851]
  4. Eli [b 1844]

They lived at Upper Harper Royd, Norland [1851]

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Lord, HitchenRef 122-39
[1832-1892]
Son of John Lord, silk dresser.

He was a silk dresser of Heptonstall [1855] / a silk dresser [1861] / a fustian dyer [1881] / a farmer [1891].

On 11th August 1855, he married Sarah Wadsworth.


Sarah was the daughter of
Richard Wadsworth
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1855]
  2. Mary Ellen [b 1857]
  3. Richard [b 1859]
  4. William [b 1862]
  5. Edwin [b 1864]
  6. Hannah [b 1877]
  7. James [b 1868]
  8. Alice [b 1870]
  9. Thomas [b 1871]
  10. Sarah Elizabeth [b 1875]

They lived at

Living with them [in 1891] were widowed father-in-law Richard Wadsworth, and granddaughter Florrie Lord [b Manchester 1884].

Hitchen died in Todmorden [Q1 1892] (aged 70) 

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Lord, JackRef 122-946
[18??-19??]
Aka John.

He married Anastasia McDermott.

See Caldene Clothing Company and Lord Brothers Hatchery

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Lord, JackRef 122-9
[1920-1943]
Son of Elizabeth & Herbert Lord of Cornholme.

During World War II, he served as a Gunner with the 85th Anti-Tank Regiment Royal Artillery.

He died 27th September 1943 (aged 23).

He was buried at Chungkai War Cemetery, Thailand [Grave Ref 1 L 9].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Lord, JamesRef 122-1376
[18??-18??]
He was an agent for
The Leeds Mercury [1840s].

He had a circulating library at Northgate, Halifax [1850]

Lord, JamesRef 122-861
[18??-18??]
In April 1853, he was imprisoned for 1 month for stealing a handkerchief, the property of Thomas Perkington of Skircoat

Lord, JamesRef 122-1049
[18??-19??]
Travelling draper at Todmorden.

In February 1891, he was declared insolvent

Lord, JamesRef 122-919
[18??-19??]
In 1879, he set up a restaurant in
Bradford Road, Brighouse. He later moved to Huddersfield Road. In 1889, he built the Economic Dining Rooms in Bethel Street

Lord, JamesRef 122-6
[1811-18??]
Born in Todmorden.

He was an overlooker (cotton mill) [1861].

He married Hannah [1818-1???].


Hannah was born in Todmorden
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [b 1838]
  2. John [b 1843] who was a power loom weaver [1861]
  3. Alice [b 1854] who married Handley Ashworth

They lived at 2 Bridge End, Todmorden & Walsden [1861].

In 1881, the widowed Hannah was living with daughter Alice and family

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Lord, JamesRef 122-47
[1816-1884]
Born in Elland.

He was a bookseller & stationer [1851] / a master dyer & bleacher employing 19 men & 6 boys [1861] / a dyer employing 63 men & 11 boys [1871] / a master dyer employing 50 men & 12 boys [1881].

He married Mary Ann [1816-1893].


Mary Ann was born in Elland
 

Children:

  1. Alfred [b 1843]
  2. Charles William [b 1845] who was a cotton warp dyer [1871]
  3. John Henry [b 1847] who was employed in an architect &  land surveyor's office [1861]
  4. Frederick [1848-1849]
  5. Emily Mary Ann [1854-1871]
  6. Annie Elizabeth [1857-1859]

They lived at

  • 5 Northgate, Halifax [1851]
  • Water Lane, Halifax [1861]
  • 2 Water Lane, Halifax [1871]
  • 13 Union Street South, Halifax [1881]

James died 19th June 1884 (aged 68).

Mary Ann died 8th August 1893 (aged 77).

The couple & the children were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 4567] with Jonas Mitchell


Question: Does anyone know whether / how the Lord & Mitchell families are related?

 

Lord, JamesRef 122-60
[1826-1875]
Born in Todmorden.

He was a coal pit bottom steward [1861] / an overlooker (coal mine) [1871].

He married Hannah [1824-1893].

Children:

  1. Peter [b 1852] who was a part-time cotton worker [1861],  a cotton mule piecer [1871]
  2. James [b 1854] who was a coal miner [1871]
  3. Jane [1856-6th May 1887] who was a cotton throstle  spinner [1871]
  4. Mary [b 1858]
  5. Alice [1859-4th March 1874] who was a cotton throstle  spinner [1871]
  6. May [b 1861] who was a cotton throstle spinner [1871]
  7. Ruth [1863-4th August 1907] who married Sam Sutcliffe & was buried with her parents
  8. Hannah [1866-19th April 1870]
  9. Rachel [1868-19th May 1870]

They lived at

  • Point Booth, Todmorden & Walsden [1861]
  • Ousel Brink, Dulesgate [1871]

James died 15th December 1875 (aged 49).

Hannah died 1st October 1893 (aged 69).

The couple & the children () were buried at Cloughfoot Independent Congregational Chapel

Lord, JamesRef 122-1316
[1830-1???]
An apprentice tailor at Todmorden.

In March 1847, he was charged with setting fire to the plantation of J. Taylor of Todmorden. He commented that he did not care if he was transported

Lord, JamesRef 122-56
[1851-1929]
Born in Todmorden.

He was a farmer [1891, 1901, 1911] / a farmer (retired) [1921].

He married Hannah [1851-1926].


Hannah was born in Todmorden
 

Children:

  1. child who died in infancy
  2. child who died in infancy
  3. Mary [b 1874] who was a cotton spinner [1891, 1901]
  4. Vincent [b 1876] who was working on the family farm [1911]
  5. Henry [b 1879] who was working on the family farm [1911]
  6. Betsey [b 1881] who was an elementary school teacher  [1901]
  7. Annie [b 1884] who was a dairy maid on the family farm  [1911]
  8. Edith [b 1888] who was a half-timer cotton spinner  [1901], a frame tenter [1911]
  9. Henry [1888-1st September 1947]
  10. Bertha [b 1891] who was a cotton rover with Fielden Brothers [1921]
  11. Evina [b 1895]

They lived at

  • Lee Farm, Lee, Langfield [1891, 1901, 1911]
  • 20 Lumbutts, Todmorden [1921]
  • School House, Lumbutts [1926]

Hannah died 22nd May 1926 (aged 75).

James died 28th February 1929 (aged 78).

The couple & the children () were buried at Lumbutts United Methodist Free Church

Lord, JamesRef 122-58
[1853-1929]
Born in Todmorden.

He was a day man in coal pit [1891] / a collier [1901] / formerly a coal miner [1911] / an outdoor labourer for Todmorden Corporation [1921].

In [Q2] 1883, he married Clara Barker [1862-1923] in Todmorden.


Clara was born in Todmorden
 

Children:

  1. Beatrice [b 1884] who was an artificial flower maker  [1901, 1911]
  2. Allan [b 1886] who was a cotton weaver [1901, 1911]
  3. Ann [1888-24th October 1896] who was buried with her  parents

They lived at

  • Middle Midgelden, Todmorden & Walsden [1891, 1896, 1901]
  • 162 Bacup Road, Todmorden [1911, 1921]

Clara died 10th July 1923 (aged 61).

James died 24th December 1929 (aged 76).

The couple were buried at Cloughfoot Independent Congregational Chapel

Lord, JamesRef 122-1657
[1854-1891]
Born in Stansfield [12th February 1854].

He was mason and publican [1881] / landlord of the Black Horse, Walsden [1881-1891].

In 1875, he married Caroline Mills [1854-1928] from Langfield, in Todmorden

Caroline was landlady of the Black Horse, Walsden [1891].

Children:

  1. Annie [1876-1877]
  2. Edmund
  3. Arthur [1880-1881]
  4. Maria [b 1881] who was a house maid [1901]
  5. Ruth [1882-1883]
  6. Jesse [1884-1930] who was a mechanic [1901], a tinner  [1911]

James died 7th May 1891.

After James's death, Caroline took over at the Black Horse [1891].

In 1893, his widow Caroline married George Astin

Members of the family were buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone: Annie [April 1877]; Arthur [August 1881]; Ruth [November 1883]; James [May 1891]; Caroline [August 1928] (aged 74); Jesse [March 1930] (aged 45) 

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Lord, JamesRef 122-64
[1855-1910]
Son of

Born in Bacup, Lancashire.

He was a cotton weaver [1881] [1891] / a cotton cloth looker [1901].

He married Sarah [1855-1???].


Sarah was born in Bacup.

She was a cotton weaver [1881] / a yeast dealer (own account) [1911]

 

Children:

  1. Bertha [b 1880] who was a cotton weaver [1901]
  2. Mary Hannah [1891-1892]
  3. Sam

They lived at

  • 6 Lane Head Lane, Bacup [1881]
  • 7 Store Street, Stansfield [1891]
  • Cockden Hill, Langfield [1901]
  • 7 Haven Street, Todmorden [1910, 1911]

James died 17th March 1910 (aged 55) 

The Todmorden Advertiser & Hebden Bridge Newsletter [24th March 1910] published an obituary


Mr James Lord of 7 Haven Street died from pneumonia last Thursday evening, aged 55.

He was well known and highly esteemed in Nonconformist, Temperance and Liberal circles. He was one of the most prominent, if not the most prominent, man at Castle Street Primitive Methodist Church and Sunday School. He was a popular local preacher and speaker on the Primitive Methodist circuit.

He came to Todmorden from Bacup about 24 years ago.

He was formerly the keeper of the golf links at Sourhall. On relinquishing that position, he bought the yeast business from Mr J. T. Binns.

His funeral was held at Castle Street Chapel and he was buried at Cross Stone Church

 

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Lord, JamesRef 122-55
[1863-19??]
Born in Todmorden.

He was a labourer for George Whitehead & Sons Ltd, sheet metal workers, Todmorden [1921].

On 4th January 1913, he married Alice in Todmorden.

The Todmorden Advertiser & Hebden Bridge Newsletter [17th January 1913] reported the wedding


Mr James Lord of 2 Priestwell Street, Todmorden, married Mrs Alice Greenwood of 20 Cross Stone Road, Todmorden, at Todmorden Unitarian Church
 


Alice was the widow of Enoch Greenwood
 

They lived at 20 Cross Stone Road, Todmorden [1921].

Living with them [in 1921] were Alice's daughter Mary Jane & her husband Samuel Carter

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Lord, JamesRef 122-11
[1887-1918]
Son of
Allison Lord.

He was a bobbin maker [1901] / a bobbin turner for Wilson Bros.

On 4th February 1911, he married Nellie Redman.


Nellie was born in Cliviger, Lancashire.

She was a cotton weaver for Joshua Smith Limited at Frostholme Mill, Cornholme

 

The Todmorden & District News [10th February 1911] reported the wedding


Mr James Lord of 5 Daisy Bank Street married Miss Nellie Redman of 962 Gordon Terrace, both of Cornholme, at Bridge Street United Methodist Church
 

Child: Harry [b 1911]

The family lived at

  • 16 Shackleton Street, Cornholme [1911]
  • 712 Burnley Road, Holme House, Cornholme [1917, 1921]

Living with Nellie [in 1921] were her mother Harriet Greenwood [b Moston, Norfolk 1862] & brother William Henry Redman [b 1887] (cotton cloth booker for Joshua Smith Limited

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

He died 12th October 1918 (aged 31).

The Todmorden & District News [25th October 1918]


Private James Lord, Devonshire Regiment, was admitted to hospital in Salonica with a serious attack of malaria and died on the 12th October.

He enlisted in May 1915 with his brother, Willie, who was killed about eighteen months ago.

James was sent to Salonica in January 1916.

Connected with Cornholme United Methodist Church

 

The following week's Edition [1st November 1918] published his photograph.

He was buried at Kirechkoi-Hortakoi Military Cemetery, Greece [Grave Ref 316].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance.

His brother Willie also died in the War

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Lord, James EdwardRef 122-13
[1886-1916]
Son of
James Lord.

Born in Warley.

He was a brass moulder [1911].

On 21st August 1911, he married Emily Holdsworth [1888-19??] in Halifax.


Emily was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Leslie [b 1912]
  2. William [b 1914]

The children were born in Halifax.

The family lived at 134 Spring Hall Lane, Halifax.

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

He died of wounds [31st January 1916] (aged 29).

He was buried at Sucrerie Military Cemetery, Colincamps, France [Grave Ref I I 101].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

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Lord, James WestRef 122-51
[1847-19??]
Son of
Cornelius Thomas Lord.

Born in Halifax.

He was a boot maker [1871] / a master boot maker [1881] / a retired boot maker [1891].

In [Q4] 1877, he married Matilda Prince [1855-1???] in Halifax.


Matilda was born in Tattenhall, Cheshire
 

Children:

  1. Charlotte Matilda [b 1878]
  2. Frances Elizabeth [b 1879]
  3. Charles Thomas [b 1881]
  4. Emily Jane [b 1883]

They lived at 8 Savile Park Street, Halifax [1881, 1891].

Living with them [in 1881, 1891] was James's father

Lord, JesseRef 122-1314
[18??-18??]
A draughtsman at Todmorden.

He married in May 1879 and the couple lived together until September 1891, when they parted on account of his wife's drunken habits and extravagance.

On Wednesday, 14th June 1893, he sought the dissolution of his marriage on grounds of his wife's misconduct.

There were accusations and counter-accusations of adultery by both parties

Lord, JesseRef 122-540
[1861-1908]
Of
Lord Brothers. He was associated with the Todmorden Prosecution Society and the Todmorden Hospital Fund

Lord, JoeRef 122-24
[1891-1918]
Son of
Tom Lord.

Born in Elland [Q4 1891].

He was a worsted overlooker [1911] / employed by Dempster's.

During World War I, he enlisted [23rd January 1917] and served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment.

He went to France [April 1917].

He was killed in action [21st March 1918].

The Halifax Courier [20th April 1918] reported his death with a photograph.

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [Grave Ref 8], on Elland War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Rosemount Iron Works, Elland

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Lord, JohnRef 122-8900
[1???-18??]
Of Saunderclough.

Recorded in 1838, when when it was proposed that he be appointed Surveyor of the Highways for the Hall side of the hamlet of Todmorden

See Todmorden & Walsden Select Vestry

Lord, JohnRef 122-4990
[1770-1843]
Known as Old Lord. He originated in Langfield

He was a mechanic / a machine maker.

He and his sons were originally mechanics working for the Fielden Brothers at Waterside Mill.

In the 1830s, they rented a spare room at Clough Mill, Walsden where they started a business of machine making. They supplied Clough Mill and Knowlwood Bottom Mill with machinery

Around 1837, they built the Canal Street Works, Todmorden and 6 of his 7 sons carried on the business.

They had a machine workshop on Roomfield Lane [1839].

In 1848, they began cotton spinning.

In 1857, the sons established Lord Brothers.

In 1790, he married Martha (Matty) Scholfield [1772-1859].

Children:

  1. John
  2. Samuel
  3. Thomas
  4. Josiah
  5. Abraham
  6. Edward
  7. Mary
  8. Martha
  9. Martha
  10. Hannah

They lived at

  • Toad Carr
  • Blind Lane, Todmorden [1841]

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Lord, JohnRef 122-45
[1774-1829]

He married Ruth [1769-1833].

Children:

  1. Ann who died 13th February 1807 (2 years & 11 months) who  was buried with her parents
  2. Ruth who died 24th February 1807 (1 month) who was buried  with her parents
  3. George who died 20th April 1807 (1 year & 15 weeks) who  was buried with his parents
  4. Benjamin [bapt 3rd July 1808]
  5. Samuel [bapt 22nd April 1810]
  6. George [bapt 27th February 1814]

John died 4th April 1829 (aged 55).

Ruth died 22nd November 1833 (aged 64).

The couple were buried at Square Independent Chapel, Halifax

Lord, JohnRef 122-2
[1786-1835]
In September 1835, the
Leeds Mercury reported


On [5th September 1834], in the 50th year of his age, Mr John Lord, of Waterloo, Todmorden.

The deceased had been in the employ of Messrs Fielden Brothers cotton spinners and manufacturers of Waterside for upwards of 30 years, a great part of which he had been employed as manager and superintendent of their very extensive manufactory

 

Lord, JohnRef 122-88
[1790-1854]
Son of
John Lord.

Born on Blind Lane.

He was a machine maker employing 59 men & 5 boys and a cotton spinner  employing 36 hands [1851].

He and his brothers – Samuel, Thomas, Josiah, Abraham and Edward - established Lord Brothers.

In 1851, they were listed as machine makers and cotton spinners, employing 54 men and 3 boys (in the machine shop)  and 5 men, 7 boys and 34 females (in the cotton mill).

In 1861, they were employing 17 men and 20 boys (in the machine making firm)  and 33 men and 43 women (in the cotton factory).

He married Betty [1797-1858].

Children:

  1. William
  2. Hannah
  3. Ann
  4. John
  5. Thomas
  6. Samuel
  7. Edward

They lived at George Street, Todmorden.

Betty was buried at Christ Church, Todmorden

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Lord, JohnRef 122-1356
[1799-1858]
Of Knowlwood.

Son of Thomas Lord.

He was considered a proper person to be a Constable for the hamlet of Walsden [1838] / a member of the Todmorden & Walsden Select Vestry [1838] / a joiner at Knowlwood, Walsden [1841] / a farmer of 18 acres at Little Knowl Farm, Walsden [1851].

About 1823, he married Mary Crowther [1800-1884].


Mary was the daughter of John Crowther.

In 1815, Mary's father left her ...

And then I give and bequeath unto my two daughters Betty and Mary each the loom in which they now weave, to be delivered to them immediately after my funeral

 

Children:

  1. James
  2. Thomas
  3. Sarah

Both his sons became cotton manufacturers.

He was buried at St Peter's Church, Walsden

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Lord, JohnRef 122-81
[18??-1???]
Architect who won the competition to design
Brighouse Town Hall in Thornton Square [1887]

Lord, JohnRef 122-583
[18??-18??]
Dyer at Halifax.

In June 1860, he was declared bankrupt

Lord, JohnRef 122-886
[18??-18??]
Halifax lawyer. Around 1860, he wrote several works on Bankruptcy

Lord, JohnRef 122-1405
[18??-19??]
Of Todmorden.

He served in the army during the Indian Mutiny.

On 13th April 1908, he was an inmate of Todmorden Workhouse when he was granted an allowance of 1/- per day from the Indian Mutiny Veterans' Fund

Lord, JohnRef 122-1694
[1808-1???]
Born in Halifax.

He was a master dyer (employing 164 men) [1851] / a gentleman [1887].

He married Sarah Calverly [1814-1???].


Sarah was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Fanny [b 1832] who married Thomas Wilkinson Sunderland
  2. William H. [b 1838]
  3. Charles [b 1843]
  4. Mary Jane [b 1845]
  5. Tom [b 1847]

The family lived at

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Lord, JohnRef 122-61
[1827-1???]
Son of

Born in Bacup, Lancashire.

He was an outdoor labourer [1881].

He married Elizabeth [1832-1???].


Elizabeth was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Sarah E. [b 1856] who was a cotton weaver [1881]
  2. Mary [b 1858] who was a cotton weaver [1881]
  3. Richard [b 1861] who was a cotton weaver [1881]
  4. Allison / Albison / Albeson [b 1862]  who was a cotton weaver [1881]
  5. Christiana [1864-1???] who was a cotton weaver [1881] &  married John James Lofthouse
  6. Levina [b 1866] who was a cotton weaver [1881]
  7. Amos [b 1867] who was a cotton weaver [1881]
  8. Eliza [b 1870] who was a cotton weaver [1881]
  9. Alice H. [b 1873]
  10. Elizabeth [b 1876]
  11. Celina E. [b 1879]

The children were born in Bacup.

They lived at

  • 19 Jobling Terrace, Todmorden [1881]

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Lord, JohnRef 122-750
[1830-1884]
Son of
John Lord.

He was a mechanic / a machinist / a cotton manufacturer.

In 1853, he married Priscilla Haigh [1832-1890].

Children:

  1. Edward
  2. John
  3. Herbert [1858-1899] who married Sarah [1861-1904]
  4. Emily [1863-1???]
  5. Annie [1866-1893] who was recorded in all the censuses as  an imbecile from birth

They lived at 1 Cliff Villas, Langfield.

After John's death, Priscilla and the daughters went to live in Southport.

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Todmorden

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Lord, JohnRef 122-36
[1831-1892]
Son of
Henry Lord, woolcomber.

Born in Norland.

He was a factory man of Norland [1868] / a mill hand [1881] / a woollen duler [1891].

In 1868, he married Charlotte Lumb [1846-1???] at Elland Parish Church.


Charlotte, of Norland, was born in Barkisland, the daughter of John Lumb
 

Children:

  1. John Henry [b 1870]
  2. Mary Emma [b 1872] who was a twister (worsted) [1891,  1901, 1911]
  3. Elizabeth Hannah [b 1874] who was a twister (worsted)   [1891]
  4. David [b 1876] who was a pegger [1891]
  5. James [b 1884] who was a cotton spinner [1901], a cotton  twiner [1911]
  6. Clement [b 1886] who was a cotton spinner [1901, 1901]
  7. Amy [b 1888] who was a wool spinner [1901]
  8. Amy [b 1888] who was a twister (worsted) [1911]
  9. Fred

They lived at

  • Kitty Moor, Norland [1881]
  • Rough Hey, Norland [1891]
  • Oaken Royd, Norland [1901]
  • Oaken Royd, Triangle, Norland [when son James was head of  the household 1911]

Living with them [in 1881] were Charlotte's brothers: John Lumb [b 1851] (watchman) & David Lumb [b 1857] (engine stoker railway).

Living with them [in 1891] was John's brother Eli Lord [b 1843] (cart driver).

John died in 1892 (aged 61).

Living with them [in 1901] were Mary's brother-in-law Eli Lord [b 1843] (wool spinner), nephew Frank W Abrams [b  1882] (cotton spinner) & niece Beatrice M Lumb [b 1892]

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Lord, JohnRef 122-59
[1834-1898]
Born in Todmorden.

He was a carter labourer [1861].

In [Q3] 1855, he married Betty Farrow [1835-1870] in Todmorden.


Betty was born in Todmorden
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1856]
  2. James who died 23rd June 1859 (aged 14 months) & was  buried with his parents
  3. Thomas [b 1860]

Betty died 1st May 1870 (aged 35).

He married Marian [1835-1905].

They lived at Halshaw Clough, Todmorden [1859, 1861].

John died 24th April 1898 (aged 64).

Marian died 26th June 1905 (aged 70).

Members of the family were buried at Cloughfoot Independent Congregational Chapel

Lord, JohnRef 122-1
[1838-1878]
He was an outdoor labourer [1874].

On 23rd February 1869, he married Mary Ann Clark(e) [1850-1892] in Halifax.


Mary was born in Drakes Broughton, near Pershore, Worcestershire.

In 1861, her brother Henry was working at Boys' Home, Cooper House Mill, Warley

 

Children:

  1. Jim [1871-1946] who died in Canada
  2. Harry [6th April 1874-1951] who was a worsted warp  twister [1891]
  3. Hannah [b 1876] who was a worsted spinner [1891]

They lived at Mixenden Stones, Halifax [1874].

John died in Halifax [Q1 1878] (aged 40).

In 1879, Mary Ann married (2) James Naylor in Halifax

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Lord, JohnRef 122-43
[1845-18??]
Son of Charles Lord, warper.

He was a fustian cutter of Wadsworth [1875].

On 14th December 1875, he married Charlotte Greenwood.


Charlotte was the daughter of
Richard Greenwood
 

In 1891, Charlotte was widowed and living with her parents

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Lord, JohnRef 122-26
[1893-1916]
Son of Mary Hannah & John Lord of 1 High Street, Brighouse.

Born in Brighouse.

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

He died 3rd September 1916 (aged 23).

He was buried at Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval, France. [Grave Ref I E 15].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Brighouse Parish Church

Lord, JohnRef 122-34
[1924-1944]
Son of Annie & James Lord of Soyland.

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

He died 8th July 1944.

He was buried at St. Manvieu War Cemetery, Cheux, France [Grave Ref IX B 1].

He is remembered on Ripponden War Memorial

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Lord, John HenryRef 122-40
[1868-1???]
Son of George Lord, mechanic.

He was a butcher of Elland [1893] / a butcher (own account) [1901, 1911].

In [Q1] 1893, he married Mary Emma Hindle [1869-1???] at Elland Parish Church.


Mary Emma, of Elland, was the daughter of Isaac Hindle, miner
 

Children:

  1. George Norman
  2. Elsie [b 1903]

They lived at

  • 53 South Gate, Elland [1901]
  • 25-27 Commercial Street, Elland [1911]

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Lord, John SutcliffeRef 122-749
[1889-1937]
Elder son of
William Lord.

He was machine maker at Adamroyd [1911]. He worked with the family business – Lord Brothers Limited.

He was in the local Territorials before World War I, and was mobilised with them on 4th August 1914, and was one of the first volunteers for service overseas.

He was a Captain in the Lancashire Fusiliers.

He served in Egypt, at Gallipoli (where he was wounded), in the Sinai Peninsula, and in France. In May 1917, he returned to England, and after serving at Scarborough, was placed on the Territorial Officer's Reserve, being unfit for active service. His wife also did a considerable amount of war work, having assisted at Centre Vale Military Hospital from the beginning.

In April 1918, he married Mary Barker.


Mary was the third daughter of John Barker of Thorn Hill, Todmorden
 

He died at 26 Riversleigh Avenue, Lytham

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Lord, John ThomasRef 122-57
[1884-19??]
Born in Bacup, Lancashire.

He was a cloth looker for Crabtree & Farrar at Carrfield Mill, Todmorden

On 21st April 1917, he married Linda Hussey at Clough Foot Congregational Church.


Linda was the daughter of Edward Hussey
 

The Todmorden & District News [27th April 1917] reported the wedding


Mr J. T. Lord of 967 Burnley Road married Miss Linda Hussey of 13 Durn Street, Portsmouth
 

Children:

  1. Florence [b 1913]: who were Florence's parents?
  2. Bert [b 1921]

They lived at 931 Burnley Road, Cornholme [1921].

Living with them [in 1921] was Linda's brother Sidney Hussey

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Lord, John WilliamRef 122-32
[1848-1911]
Born in Hebden Bridge.

He was a butcher [1881].

On 9th November 1881, he married Mary Hannah Smith [1851-1932] in Halifax.


Mary Hannah was born in Silsden
 

Children:

  1. Martha Ann [1873-1946]
  2. Kate [b 1877]
  3. John Dennis [1880-1894]
  4. Grace Elizabeth [1882-1882]
  5. Nellie [1883-1884]
  6. Charles [1885-1949]
  7. Emma [1888-1889]
  8. William Clement [1890-1975]
  9. George Arthur
  10. Mary Isabel [1896-1918]

The children were born in Hebden Bridge.

The family lived at

  • St George's Square, Hebden Bridge [1911]
  • Riverside, Eastwood [1918]

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Lord, John WilliamRef 122-53
[1871-1930]
Son of William Lord.

Born in Rawtenstall, Lancashire.

He was a weaver of 7 Back New Bridge, Walsden [1908] / a cotton weaver [1911].

In [Q3] 1908, he married Ellen at St Peter's Church, Walsden


Ellen (née Hicks), a weaver of 752 Rochdale Road, Walsden, was the widow of
Allen Edmondson.

She had 4 children by her first marriage:

  • Willie [b 1895]
  • Ada [b 1901]
  • Clara [b 1903]
  • Mary [b 1906]

who were living with their mother & stepfather in 1911

 

Child: Herbert [b 1909]

The family lived at 26 Ramsden Wood Road, Walsden [1911].

A John W. Lord died in Todmorden [Q4 1930] (aged 59) 

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Lord, JonathanRef 122-49
[1784-1861]
Son of Henry Lord.

Born in Stansfield.

Baptised at Heptonstall [26th September 1784].

He was a herbalist [1851].

Around 1828, he married Hannah [1795-18??].


Hannah was born in Elland
 

Children:

  1. Abraham [b 1828] who was a stone delver [1851]
  2. Sarah [b 1828]

They lived at Siddal Hall, Halifax [1851].

Living with them [in 1851] was Martha Lord (aged 4 months).

A Jonathan Lord died in Halifax [Q2 1861]

Lord, JosephRef 122-4
[1863-1???]
Son of

Born in Todmorden.

He was a cotton weaver [1891, 1901, 1911] / a cotton weaver for William Cockcroft cotton manufacturer of  Cinderhill Mill, Todmorden [1921].

On 16th December 1886, he married Elizabeth Webster [1865-1???].


Elizabeth was born in Todmorden.

She was a cotton weaver [1891]

 

The Todmorden & District News [17th December 1886] reported the wedding


Mr Joseph Lord of Millwood married Miss Elizabeth Webster of Bank View, Langfield, at Bridge Street Chapel, Todmorden
 

Children:

  1. Albert Edward
  2. Leslie Newhall

They lived at

  • 11 Chapel Street, Todmorden [1891, 1901]
  • 4 Fielden Street, Halifax Road, Todmorden [1911, 1921]

Living with them [in 1911] was Joseph's sister Sarah A. Lord [b 1866] (cotton weaver) 

1921 (his parents and his married younger brother) All born in Todmorden

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Lord, JosiahRef 122-285
[1807-1875]
Son of
John Lord.

He and his brothers – John, Samuel, Thomas, Abraham and Edward - established Lord Brothers.

In 1851, they were listed as machine makers and cotton spinners, employing 54 men and 3 boys (in the machine shop)  and 5 men, 7 boys and 34 females (in the cotton mill).

In 1861, they were employing 17 men and 20 boys (in the machine making firm)  and 33 men and 43 women (in the cotton factory).

He was a retired machinist [1861, 1871] / Chairman of the Todmorden Joint Stock Mill Company [1858] / a member of the first Todmorden Local Board [1861].

For many years, he was in charge of the clocks at St Mary's Church, Todmorden and the Unitarian Church, Todmorden.

He married Ann [1810-1883].

Children:

  1. Robert
  2. Edward

They lived at

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Todmorden

See Nowell Memorial

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Lord, KennethRef 122-927
[19??-2003]
First joint-editor of the
Hebden Bridge Times and the Todmorden News

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Lord, Kevin GordonRef 122-237
[1922-1986]
Son of
Norman Lord.

He was Mayor of Calderdale [1983-1984].

In September 1945, he married Annie Barret [1925-1???].

They had no children

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Lord, LawrenceRef 122-2901
[1854-1???]
Born in Padiham.

He was landlord of the British Queen, Todmorden [1881].

He married Ellen Ann

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Lord, LeonardRef 122-10
[1895-1918]
Son of
Richard Lord.

Born in Manchester.

He was a cop picker [1911] / a finisher at Moss Brothers, Springside Dyeworks.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 7th (Westmorland & Cumberland Yeomanry) Battalion Border Regiment.

He died 26th August 1918.

The Todmorden & District News [13th September 1918]


Private Leonard Lord, Border Regiment, instantaneously killed by a shell on the morning of the 26th of August during an advance, aged 23.

He originally joined the West Yorkshire Regiment and was later transferred to the Border Regiment. He had served in France for eighteen months.

Played cricket with the Blackshawhead team.

Three other brothers are still serving

 

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance,

He is remembered on Blackshawhead War Memorial, and at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone

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Lord, Leslie NewhallRef 122-3
[1897-1916]
Son of
Joseph Lord.

Born in Todmorden.

He was a grocer's apprentice [1911] / a grocer's assistant for the Todmorden Industrial & Co-operative Society.

During World War I, he served as a Rifleman with the 7th Battalion Rifle Brigade.

He was killed [18th August 1916] (aged 19).

The Todmorden Advertiser & Hebden Bridge Newsletter [15th September 1916] reported his death


Signaller Leslie Lord, Rifle Brigade, killed in action in France, aged 19.

He enlisted soon after the outbreak of war.

His brother, Albert Edward, is in the R.A.M.C

 

The Todmorden Advertiser & Hebden Bridge Newsletter [13th October 1916] reported


Mr Joseph Lord of 4 Fielden Street received a letter from the chaplain of the Rifle Brigade to tell him that his son, Signaller Leslie Lord, was killed instantaneously by a shell while going into action
 

He was buried at Dartmoor Cemetery, Becordel-Becourt, France [Grave Ref I D 76].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Todmorden Co-operative Society

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Lord, Maria AmandaRef 122-548
[18??-19??]
Aka Molly.

She married Thomas William Hanson

Lord, MaryRef 122-318
[17??-1830]
Of Langfield.

She married Nathan Whitley

Lord, NormanRef 122-6761
[1890-1946]
He married Agnes Ann O'Hara [1894-1980].

Children:

  1. Kevin
  2. Dennis [1927-2007]

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Lord, RichardRef 122-30
[1859-1925]
Born in Hebden Bridge.

He was a butcher [1911] / a pork butcher of Bridge Gate, Hebden Bridge.

On 1st December 1884, he married Fanny Ward [1863-1924] at Heptonstall Church.


Fanny was born in Wellington, Shropshire
 

Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. child
  3. Florence Emma / Florrie [b 1885]
  4. Mary Grace [b 1890]
  5. William [b 1894] who was a fustian cutter [1911]
  6. Leonard
  7. Robert [b 1899]
  8. Edith Mary [b 1902]
  9. Alice Ann [b 1906]

The family lived at

  • Higham Farm, Eastwood [1911]
  • Pickover Gate Farm, Cross Stone

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Lord, RobertRef 122-1227
[1830-1851]
Of Hole Bottom, Todmorden.

Son of Josiah Lord.

He married Unknown.

Child: (possibly) Samuel

On 16th August 1851, he was returning home from the Todmorden Philharmonic Society when he was attacked by Thomas Sutcliffe [aged 24] who had left the York Tavern with a group of others. Robert died the following day.

The jury returned a verdict of manslaughter, with a recommendation to mercy.

He is remembered on the family grave at Christ Church, Todmorden

Lord, SamRef 122-7
[1893-1918]
Son of
James Lord.

Born in Eastwood, Todmorden.

He was an assistant yeast dealer [1911] / a yeast dealer / owner of a wholesale paper & confectionery business in the Market  Hall, Market Place, Todmorden.

He lived with his parents at 7 Haven Street, Todmorden.

During World War I, he enlisted [July 1916] and served as a Gunner with the 221st Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery.

He was sent to France [May 1917]. He was invalided home [December 1917] with nephritis.

He died from nephritis in Napsbury Military Hospital, St Albans [23rd January 1918].

The Todmorden & District News [25th January 1918] reported his death and the following week's Edition [1st February 1918] published his photograph.

He was buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone [3 47].

He is remembered on Todmorden War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Oddfellows' Hall, Todmorden.

The Todmorden & District News [8th March 1918] reported


Edith Uttley, who managed James Lord & Son, wholesale paper dealer and confectioner, on behalf of Sam Lord, is to take over the business, trading at the Market Hall and 1 Lime Street, Todmorden, since the late Sam Lord paid the supreme sacrifice for his country
 

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Lord, SamRef 122-12
[1918-1943]
Son of Eden E. & Richard Lord of Todmorden.

He was a member of St Michael & All Angels' Church, Cornholme / educated at Todmorden Secondary School / employed by Carrfield Mill, Todmorden.

In [Q1] 1942, he married Doris Stuttard in Todmorden.

They lived at 501 Burnley Road, Todmorden.

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

He was killed in Sicily [14th July 1943] (aged 25).

He was buried at Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily, Italy [Grave Ref VI G 1].

He is remembered on Todmorden War Memorial, on Cornholme War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Michael & All Angels' Church, Cornholme

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Lord, Sam LeslieRef 122-29
[1904-1942]
Son of Maud Law Lord.

He was educated at Heath Grammar School.

In [Q3] 1932, he married Jessie Riley in Halifax.


Jessie was the daughter of John Herbert Riley
 

They lived in Halifax.

During World War II, he served as a Lieut-Commander Surgeon with the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve at the Royal Navy Base HMS Nile at Alexandria, Egypt.

He was lost on the SS Peter Maersk [7th December 1942] (aged 38).

He is remembered on the Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent [Grave Ref 66 1], and on Heath Grammar School Memorial Gates

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Lord, SamuelRef 122-9821
[17??-18??]
Merchant in Halifax [1801]

He married Unknown.

Child: Thomas

Lord, SamuelRef 122-6130
[1802-1849]
Son of
John Lord.

Born on Blind Lane, Todmorden.

He was a machinery maker [1823] / a mechanic at Hanging Ditch [1841].

He and his brothers – John, Thomas, Josiah, Abraham and Edward - established Lord Brothers.

In 1851, they were listed as machine makers and cotton spinners, employing 54 men and 3 boys (in the machine shop)  and 5 men, 7 boys and 34 females (in the cotton mill).

In 1861, they were employing 17 men and 20 boys (in the machine making firm)  and 33 men and 43 women (in the cotton factory).

In 1823, he married Mary Hollinrake [1803-1876].

Children:

  1. John [1831-1849]
  2. Edward
  3. Amanda
  4. Hollinrake [1843-1844] who died aged 11 months
  5. Tom [1844-1845] who died aged 7 months

He died at Hanging Ditch [1849] leaving a partnership of 5 at Lord Brothers.

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

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Lord, SamuelRef 122-52
[1810-1868]
Born in Halifax.

He was a comb? [1841] / a green grocer [1851, 1861].

He married Mary [1814-1867].


Mary was born in Malton, Yorkshire, the daughter of William & Ann Allison of Malton
 

Children:

  1. Sarah [b 1839]
  2. Emma [b 1841]
  3. Henry [b 1846] who was a clerk at worsted manufacturer  [1861]
  4. Joseph [b 1851]
  5. Elizabeth [b 1856]

The family lived at

  • Thomas Street, Halifax [1841]
  • 18 Blackledge, Halifax [1851]
  • 20 Blackledge, Halifax [1861]

Mary died 29th May 1867 (aged 53).

Samuel died 7th July 1868 (aged 58).

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 2879] with other members of the family

Lord, SamuelRef 122-42
[1816-18??]
Born in Todmorden.

He was a farmer of 27 acres [1861].

Around 1843, he married Hannah [1816-18??].


Hannah was born in Rochdale
 

Children:

  1. William [b 1843] who was a farm labourer [1861]
  2. John [b 1844] who was a mechanic [1861]
  3. James [b 1846] who was a cotton power loom weaver [1861]
  4. Samuel [b 1848]
  5. Young [b 1855]
  6. Richard [b 1859]

They lived at Higher Barn, Todmorden & Walsden [1861]

Lord, SamuelRef 122-7580
[1836-1880]
Son of
John Lord.

He was a joiner [1859] / a machinist workman [1861] / a manager [1866] / a machinist and cotton spinner [1871] / a machine maker and cotton spinner & manufacturer [1877].

In 1859, he married Sarah Cheetham.

Children:

  1. Jesse
  2. Betsy
  3. Tom
  4. Clara
  5. Kate
  6. Edward
  7. Fanny [b 1877]

They lived at

He was buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone

After his death, Sarah remained at Cliff Villas

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Lord, SamuelRef 122-1396
[1844-1900]
Of Todmorden. (Possibly) son of
Robert Lord

He was a farmer and milk dealer.

He was well-known as a cello player with Todmorden Musical Society.

On 29th January 1900, he was found hanging from a beam in the stable at Rodwell Head Farm, Cross Stone.

At the inquest at the Bay Horse, Cross Stone, the jury returned a verdict of

suicide whilst in a state of temporary insanity, following an attack of influenza

Lord, SimeonRef 122-216
[1744-1???]
Yeoman farmer of
Todmorden.

Born 3rd September 1744.

On 28th February 1764, he married Ann Fielden [1745-1786].


Ann was the daughter of Joshua Fielden
 

Children:

  1. John [b 28th April 1765]
  2. Mary [b 5th August 1766]
  3. Joshua [b 28th September 1768]
  4. Simeon
  5. Betty [b 10th April 1773-6th January 1774]
  6. Samuel [b 19th November 1774]
  7. Thomas [b 8th February 1776]
  8. Richard [12th March 1778-20th April 1778]
  9. William [12th March 1778-19th March 1778]
  10. Sarah [b 17th March 1779]

Lord, SimeonRef 122-210
[1771-1840]
Son of
Simeon Lord.

Born January 1771.

In 1791, he was transported to Australia for 7 years for stealing 100 yards of cotton cloth to the value of 6d, and 100 yards of calico to the value of 4d.

He was pardoned in 1793.

He married Mary Hyde..


Mary had 2 illegitimate children by Captain John Black [1778-1802]:

  • John Henry [1799-1867]
  • Mary Ann [1801-1861]
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [1806-1889]
  2. Louisa [1808-18??]
  3. Simeon [1810-1892]
  4. Francis [1812-1897]
  5. Edward [1814-1884]
  6. Thomas [1816-1876]
  7. George William [1818-1880]
  8. Robert Charles [1821-1857]

He became a magistrate and a wealthy and prominent citizen in Sydney.

He named several parts of the city after areas of Calderdale which he knew in his childhood – including Dobroyd – and Lord Estate which he owned from 1805.

In 1825, he gave the estate as a dowry to his daughter, Sarah Ann Ramsay

Lord, Rev Dr StuartRef 122-1345
[19??-] Member of the Brighouse Team Parish with responsibility for St John's Church, Clifton [2002]. He left in November 2009

Lord, ThomasRef 122-5910
[17??-1881]
Son of
Samuel Lord.

He died at Narva, Russia of an inflammatory fever [25th April 1801]

Lord, ThomasRef 122-3190
[1733-1790]
Of
Little Knowl, Walsden

He married Unknown.

Child: Ann who married David Hollinrake

Lord, ThomasRef 122-3810
[1774-1849]
He married Betty Helliwell [17??-18??].

Child: John

Lord, ThomasRef 122-803
[18??-18??]
Cotton spinner at Todmorden.

In November 1861, he was declared bankrupt

Lord, ThomasRef 122-4810
[1804-1866]
Son of
John Lord.

He and his brothers – John, Samuel, Josiah, Abraham and Edward - established Lord Brothers.

In 1851, they were listed as machine makers and cotton spinners, employing 54 men and 3 boys (in the machine shop)  and 5 men, 7 boys and 34 females (in the cotton mill).

In 1861, they were employing 17 men and 20 boys (in the machine making firm)  and 33 men and 43 women (in the cotton factory).

He was at George Street, Todmorden, in a partnership of 5, machine maker and cotton spinner, employing 54 men and some boys in the machine shop and 5 men, 7 boys and 24 females in the cotton mill [1851].

He married Grace Barker [1803-1873].

Children:

  1. Martha
  2. Sarah
  3. Elizabeth
  4. William
  5. Alice

They lived at

  • George Street, Todmorden
  • York Street, Todmorden

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Lord, ThomasRef 122-44
[1814-18??]
Born in Langfield.

He was a labourer [1871]

Around 1842, he married Hannah [1819-1???].


Hannah was born in Langfield
 

Children:

  1. Alfred [b 1842] who was a railway porter [1861]
  2. John [b 1844] who was a railway porter [1861]
  3. James [b 1846] who was a railway porter [1861], a carter  [188]
  4. Amanda [b 1853] who was a cotton weaver [1861]
  5. Thomas [b 1851] who was a cotton weaver [1861]
  6. Harriet [b 1856] who was a cotton weaver [1861]
  7. Hannah [b 1859] who was a cotton weaver [1881]
  8. Young [b 1864] who was a cotton weaver [1881]

They lived at

  • Temperance Street, Langfield [1871]
  • 3 School Lane, Langfield [1881]

Thomas died between 1871 & 1881

Lord, ThomasRef 122-7410
[1832-1876]
Son of
John Lord.

He was a draughtsman and book keeper [1851] / a machine maker and cotton manufacturer [1856, 1861] / a clerk and cashier [1871].

In 1856, he married Mary Nuttall.


Mary was the daughter of James Nuttall
 

Children:

  1. Florence
  2. Kate
  3. Annie

They lived at

He was buried at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone.

After his death, Mary remained at Cliff Villas. She had an annuity and dividends

Lord, Thomas EdwardRef 122-33
[1899-1975]
He was a warehouseman in Walsden.

During World War I, he enlisted [19th November 1917] and served as a Private with the 7th Battalion Notts & Derby (Sherwood Foresters) Regiment, and transferred to the Leicestershire Regiment [1918].

He was shell shocked serving in France, and was hospitalised in Leeds where he was transferred to the 8th Battalion Royal Army Medical Corps.

Though he was severely mentally damaged, he survived the War, and is remembered on the Roll of Honour at Patmos Congregational Chapel, Todmorden.

He never fully recovered and lived with his mother.

He died in Scaitcliffe Hall Nursing Home [13th October 1975]

Lord, Thomas EdwardRef 122-5
[1899-1975]
Son of Harriet & William Lord.

He was a warehouseman in Walsden [1917].

During World War I, he enlisted [19th November 1917] and served as a Private with the 7th Sherwood Foresters.

Lord, TomRef 122-38
[1861-1934]
Born in Elland.

He was a worsted overlooker [1891] / a worsted spinning overlooker [1901] / a worsted overlooker [1911].

In 1887, he married Elizabeth Clay [1862-1920] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Copley Hall
 

Children:

  1. Joe
  2. Willie [b 1903]

They lived at

  • 13 Wood Street, Elland [1891]
  • 83 Westgate, Elland [1901, 1911, 1918]

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Lord, WalterRef 122-947
[18??-19??]
See
Caldene Clothing Company and Lord Brothers Hatchery

This & associated entries use material contributed by Janet Ellison

Lord, WalterRef 122-35
[18??-191?]
He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Lord, WalterRef 122-425
[1853-1902]
Son of
Edward Lord

He was an engineer at the family business – Lord Brothers Limited / a partner after serving an apprenticeship as a mechanic / a master machine maker and cotton manufacturer / an iron founder / a dyer.

He was active in Todmorden public life, and a well-respected member of the town. He took an active interest in many of the societies including the Todmorden Floral & Horticultural Society of which he was elected chairman in 1895.

In 1884, he was a Lieutenant and commander of G Company of the 2nd Volunteer Battalion of the Lancashire Fusiliers stationed at Todmorden, and under his command they were awarded £5 for being the best-drilled company.

By 1885, he had been made Captain.

He also enjoyed riding and saddled a mare called Victoria. The pair was well known in the show rings of the country. In 1889, she won Best hunter mare in Show at the Islington Horse Show.

In 1878, he married Margaret Ann Sutcliffe.


Margaret Ann was the daughter of William Sutcliffe
 

Children:

  1. Martha
  2. Frances
  3. Evina [b 1885] who was educated at Bootham, York, and  married John Joseph Gledhill
  4. Edward Wilfred

They lived at Adamroyd, Todmorden [1881, 1891].

In 1901, his eldest daughter was living with her widowed Aunt Evina in Buxton, Derbyshire, his 2 youngest children were away at boarding school; there is no trace of Walter or his wife; They may have been abroad.

The couple were buried at Christ Church, Todmorden

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Lord, WilliamRef 122-1387
[1???-1888]
An eccentric weaver from Todmorden.

He lived in the former Gauxholme Workhouse.

On the afternoon of 7th August 1888, he was found

with his head under the fire grate

and died in the presence of several witnesses.

At the inquest at the Navigation, Gauxholme, on the following day, the jury returned a verdict of death from natural causes

Lord, WilliamRef 122-48
[1811-1853]
Born in Elland.

He was a dyer.

He married Harriet [1810-1877].


Harriet was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Jane [b 1836] who married James Bedford
  2. Henry [1837-1853] who was a butcher's apprentice [1851]  
  3. James [1840-1883]
  4. Frances [b 1843]
  5. Hady Isabella [1851-1906] who married Matthew Sproat

They lived at Clough Lane, Shelf [1851, 1853].

William died 24th July 1853 (aged 42):

After dinner, he had gone into the garden to pick a few cherries from a tree which stood in front of the house. He stood on a flagstone fence, and slipped, falling with his neck against the fence, and breaking the vertebrae. He died around 6:00 am the following morning.

In [Q3] 1856, Harriet married (2) John Cockroft in Halifax

Harriet died 9th July 1877 (aged 67).

The couple & the children were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 4461] with their Bedford grandchildren and members of the Sproat family

Lord, WilliamRef 122-46
[1813-1857]
Born in Bristol.

He was landlord of the Star, Rastrick [1845].

He married Caroline Schofield [1820-1???].


Caroline was born in Clifton, Brighouse
 

Child: Hannah [1837-1895] who married John Exley Dyson

Living with them [in 1851] was William's mother Betty (retired innkeeper).

William died 13th November 1857.

Caroline took over at the Star [1861].

In 1867, Caroline married Thomas Firth.

Son-in-law John Exley Dyson then took over the pub

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Lord, WilliamRef 122-14
[1855-1914]
Born in Halifax.

He was a stone mason [1874].

In [Q4] 1874, he married Sarah Ellen Smith [1854-1931] in Halifax.


Sarah Ellen was born in Warley
 

Child: James Edward

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Lord, William BaileyRef 122-958
[1850-1917]
Son of David Lord, woollen manufacturer.

Born in Elland.

He was a woollen spinner [1871, 1881] / a woollen manufacturer & merchant (employer) [1891] / a woollen manufacturer (employer) [1901] / a woollen manufacturer at South Lane Mills, Elland [1905].

In 1870, he married (1) Fanny Chappell [1848-1???] in Halifax.


Fanny was born in Wakefield
 

Children:

  1. John William [b 1871] who was a woollen spinner [1891]
  2. Louisa [b 1874]
  3. Sarah Jane [b 1876] who was a woollen weaver [1891]
  4. Emily [b 1877] who was a woollen warper [1891]

The children had the names Bailey Lord.

Fanny died in Halifax in 1888 (aged 40).

In [Q4] 1891, he married (2) Savina [1858-1933] at Halifax Parish Church.


Savina, of Wentworth Terrace, Halifax, was born in Halifax (or Linley, Yorkshire), the daughter of James Richardson, wire drawer.

She was the widow of John Willey [1856-1887], and had 2 children by her first marriage:

  • Gertrude Willey [b 1884] who was a paper bag maker [1901]
  • Harold Willey [b 1886] who was a brass moulder [1901], a railway goods porter [1911]
 

Children:

  1. Clement [b 1893] who was a dye-house labourer [1911]
  2. Gladys [b 1894] who was a biscuit packer [1911]

They lived at

  • Elland High Road, Elland [1871]
  • Granville Street, Elland [1881]
  • 78 Elizabeth Street, Elland [1891]
  • 199 Queens Road, Halifax [1901, 1911]

Living with them [in 1881] was niece Ann Eliza Lockers [b  Wakefield 1869].

William was a boarder at Greenfield House, Thornton Road, Morecambe [1911].

William died Q3 1917 (aged 68).

Savina died Q3 1933 (aged 75).

They both died in Halifax

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Lord, William HenryRef 122-822
[1875-1956]
Halifax solicitor with
Barstow, Midgley & Lord [1934].

He qualified in February 1920

In [Q4] 1902, he married Grace Marshall [1872-1958] in Halifax.

Child: Dorothy Marshall (Lord) [1906-1962] who never married

They lived at 28 Gladstone Road, Halifax [1956].

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Pellon.

See Walter Midgley

Lord, WillieRef 122-672
[1857-1897]
Son of
Edward Lord.

He was a master machine maker and cotton spinner, and a partner in Lord Brothers Limited. He was known as Will and Mr Will.

He was a member of the Todmorden Gun Club and once won the President's Cup by killing 6 birds out of 7.

In 1887, he married Florence Edith Sutcliffe.


Florence Edith was the daughter of William Sutcliffe
 

To celebrate the marriage, Willie treated the workforce to a trip to the Manchester Exhibition. 770 workers took advantage of the trip.

Children:

  1. John Sutcliffe
  2. Douglas

They lived at

Florence Edith died at her home, Adam Royd, Todmorden.

Will died at Langfield House

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Todmorden.

Will is remembered by a plaque erected by employees of the firm in Christ Church, Todmorden

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Lord, WillieRef 122-8
[1890-1917]
Of Todmorden.

Son of Allison Lord.

He was a cotton weaver [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 13th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He died 2nd April 1917.

The Todmorden & District News [25th May 1917]


Private Willie Lord, Northumberland Fusiliers, killed on the 2nd April, aged 27.

He enlisted in the Devonshire Regiment two years ago with his brother, Jim, who is currently in Salonica.

He was soon discharged but after many attempts was successful in getting into the Durham Light Infantry.

He was sent to France and transferred to the Northumberland Fusiliers where he was part of a machine gun section.

Lived at 5 Daisy Bank Street, Cornholme.

He was a member of the Cornholme Wanderers football team.

Formerly a weaver for Crabtree & Farrar Limited at Carrfield Mill.

He was a member of the Cornholme United Methodist Sunday School

 

The following week's Edition [1st June 1917] published his photograph.

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [Grave Ref 2 & 3], and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance.

His brother Jim also died in the War

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Lord, WillieRef 122-25
[1890-1919]
Son of Elizabeth & Thomas Lord of 27 Windsor View, Hebden Bridge.

He married M. H.

They lived at 11 High Street, Hebden Bridge.

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

He died 3rd January 1919 (aged 29).

He is remembered at Arnos Vale Cemetery, Bristol [5 682]

Lord, WillieRef 122-21
[1897-1916]
Son of
Harry Lord.

He was a member of King Cross Wesleyan Church & Sunday School / a worsted spinner [1911] / an apprentice overlooker in the weaving department of the Wade Manufacturing Company Limited.

During World War I, he enlisted in Aberdeen and served as a Private with the 1st Battalion Gordon Highlanders.

He died 18th August 1916.

The Halifax Courier [16th September 1916] reported his death with a photograph.

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [Grave Ref 15B & 15C].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance.

His brothers also served: Bombardier Arthur Duncan Lord was wounded, and Irwin Lord was with the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

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Families

The Lord  familyRef 122-1360
A Todmorden family – primarily two brothers John and Thomas Lord – who established an engineering business in the town about 1850 and then expanded into cotton manufacturing

Surname

Lord surnameRef 122-17
Entries for people with the surname Lord are discussed in this SideTrack. Other forms of the surname are not included here.


Unattached BMDs for Lord

Marriages 1785, 1806, 1808, 1868, 1889, 1896, 1899, 1912, 1920, 1921, 1926; Death 1899

Unattached burials at Lister Lane Cemetery: Plot 2478

 



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