Nuttall ...

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Nuttall, BarkerRef 487-257
Son of Mary Edith & Richard Foster Nuttall of 5 Hudson Street, Cornholme.

He was a member of Lineholme Baptist Church, Stansfield / a weaver at Springwood Mill.

During World War I, he enlisted [March 1917] and served as a Private with the 10th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He was killed in action [13th July 1918] (aged 19).

He was buried at Harponville Communal Cemetery Extension, France [Grave Ref E 14].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance, and on Cornholme War Memorial

Nuttall, EdgarRef 487-779
Son of
Samuel Nuttall.

Born in Rastrick.

He was a half-timer / cotton spinner [1911] / employed by Norman Shaw & Company at Spa Well Mill, Elland.

He was engaged to Miss Ethel Lees.

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 22nd Battalion Durham Light Infantry.

He was killed in action [26th April 1918] (aged 19).

His photograph appears with reports of his death in the Halifax Courier [8th June & 15th June 1918]. He was buried at Crucifix Corner Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux, Somme, France [Grave Ref: V A 5].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Providence Congregational Church, Elland

This & associated entries use material contributed by Roger Beasley

Nuttall, FredRef 487-300
Son of May & James Harold Nuttall of St Annes-on-Sea, Lancashire.

He was educated at Lytham / a member of Caldene & Rochdale RUFC / employed by the family firm at Lineholme Shed – (possibly) Nuttall Brothers Limited / a Territorial.

He lived at 22 Woodlands, Todmorden.

During World War II, he enlisted [1941], and he served as a Sergeant / Pilot with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He was killed in a bombing raid over Germany [17th January 1943] (aged 24).

He was buried at Wittmund Military Cemetery, Emden, then at Sage War Cemetery [3 E 7].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Nuttall, JamesRef 487-785
He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

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

Nuttall, JamesRef 487-362
Born in Todmorden.

He was

He married Sarah.


  1. Hannah
  2. Mary [b 1834] who married Thomas Lord
  3. Grace
  4. Maria who married James Dewhirst
  5. Sarah who married William Bottomley
  6. Frank
  7. Fred

The Nuttall family was fairly well off with daughter Sarah attending a private girls' school and an Academy of Music

He lived at Wellfield House, Langfield [1851, 1861].

His Will of 26th August 1872 devises

all his dwelling houses and cottages situate at or near Ferney Mill, near Todmorden, some of which adjoined the Turnpike Road. And also his dwelling house called Wellfield House. Also the Mill called Ferney Mill with the steam engine, boiler, outbuildings and appurtenances thereto belonging. And also all other his real estate unto his Trustees, their heirs and assigns, upon and for the trusts and purposes therein aforesaid declared concerning the same

This & associated entries use material contributed by Linda Briggs & Sylvia Green

Nuttall, JamesRef 487-413
Son of William & Hannah Nuttall of Todmorden.

In [Q4] 1904, he married Jeannette Tracey in Birkenhead.

They lived at 13 Gorton Street, Heywood, Lancashire.

During World War I, and he served as a Private with No.1 Company 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards.

He died 29th October 1914 (aged 36).

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 11]

Nuttall, James ArthurRef 487-219
Son of
Robert Nuttall.

He lived with his parents at Brook Street, Rastrick.

He became a local hero when – despite his own injuries – he went back into the fire many times and rescued several people from the fire which destroyed Atlas Mill, Brighouse on 21st December 1898.

He was badly burned and maimed, and was taken to Huddersfield hospital in a taxi – because no ambulance was available. He died a few days later in considerable agony. His hand and arms, severed by the heat, were identified afterwards.

There is a memorial to him in the entrance to St Matthew's Church, Rastrick, erected by his fellow members of the Young Men's Class of Rastrick Church Sunday School

This & associated entries use material contributed by Roger Beasley & Jane L. Martin

Nuttall, JohnRef 487-197
Born in Halifax.

He was a labourer [1871].

He married Martha [1819-18??].


  1. Nancy [b 1845] who was a stuff weaver [1871]
  2. Thomas Ackroyd
  3. George [b 1850] who was a clogger [1871]
  4. Pliny [b 1854] who was a mill hand [1871]
  5. Lydia [b 1856] who was a worsted twister [1871]
  6. Rebecca [b 1860]
  7. Martha Ellen [b 1865]

The family lived at 6 Gas House Lane, Halifax

Nuttall, John EdwardRef 487-653
Of Halifax.

He was a yarn warehouse man [1911].

In [Q4] 1902, he married Ellen Broadbent in Halifax.

Ellen was the daughter of
Joseph Broadbent

Child: Amy [b 1904]

They lived at 5 Lily Street, Halifax [1911]

This & associated entries use material contributed by Roger Beasley

Nuttall, John MitchellRef 487-142

He attended Todmorden Grammar School.

With Hans Geiger, he formulated the Geiger-Nuttall law of radioactive decay in nuclear physics

Nuttall, Joseph NaylorRef 487-713
Son of Ellen Lonsdale (née Naylor) & Joseph Nuttall of 28 Edward Street, King Cross.

Born in Halifax.

In [Q4] 1913, he married Mary B. Moran in Halifax.

Child: child

They lived at Edward Street, King Cross.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers.

He was killed in action at the 1st Battle of Ypres [11th November 1914] (aged 30).

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 19 & 33]

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

This & associated entries use material contributed by Glynn Helliwell

Nuttall, Mrs KathleenRef 487-694
On 5th March 1920, she received an award from the
Carnegie Hero Trust for bravery in a fire at Holmfield

Question: Can anyone tell me anything?


Nuttall, LawrenceRef 487-404
Partner in
Nuttall Brothers Limited

Nuttall, PhyllisRef 487-299
(Possibly) daughter of Unknown Stansfield and Unknown Nuttall.

Born in Todmorden.

She lived at 36 Kitson Wood Road, Lydgate, then at Colwyn Bay, North Wales.

She was a reservist.

During World War II, she was called-up [September 1939], and served as a sister with the Queen Alexandra Imperial Military Nursing Service at Netley & Hartington Hall Military Hospitals. She volunteered for foreign service [June 1943].

She was lost [12th February 1944] when the passenger ship Khedive Ismail was torpedoed in the Indian Ocean by the Imperial Japanese Navy, whilst on its way to Nairobi, with the loss of 1,297 of the 1,511 people aboard.

She is remembered on the Brookwood Memorial and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Nuttall, RobertRef 487-336
He worked at
Atlas Mill, Brighouse and escaped but went back to rescue Emma Crow from the terrible fire on 21st December 1898. Emma had fainted on a staircase

Nuttall, RobertRef 487-444

He married Ann [1807-1859].


  1. Mary [1831-1898] who married William James Hanson

Ann died 28th February 1859 (aged 52).

Robert died 27th January 1860 (aged 56).

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 3407] with daughter Mary & family

Nuttall, RobertRef 487-618
Born in Greetland.

He was a cotton twiner [1881, 1891] / landlord of the Royal Oak, Brighouse [1901] / a cotton twiner [1911].

He married Mary [1858-19??].

Mary came from Stowey Sherton, Leicestershire


  1. James Arthur
  2. Annie E. [1881-1886]
  3. Emma [b 1882] who married Charlie Taylor
  4. Wilfred [b 1887] who was a silk drawer [1901]
  5. Ada [b 1891]
  6. Lily [b 1894] who was a cotton twiner piecer [1911]
  7. Lily [b 1894]

They lived at

  • Well Gate Bottom, Elland with Greetland [1881]
  • Brook Street, Rastrick [1891]

Living with them [in 1891] was lodger George Marston [aged 23] (cotton twiner) born Enderby, Leicestershire.

Living with them [in 1901] were boarders Edmondson Shirra [aged 41] (theatrical manager), Mary Shirra [aged 39] (theatrical actress) and Dorothy Shirra [aged 13] (theatrical actress).

In 1911, the widowed Robert and his daughter Lily were boarders with son-in-law Charlie Taylor

This & associated entries use material contributed by Roger Beasley & David Brown

Nuttall, SamuelRef 487-437
Born in Greetland.

He was a stoker at woollen mill [1891] / a stoker at worsted factory [1901] / a fireman in cotton spinning factory [1911].

In [Q3] 1890, he married Sarah Ann Moss [1867-1???].

Sarah Ann was born in Elland.

She was a feeder at woollen mill [1891]



  1. Herbert [b 1893] who was a cotton spinner piecer [1911]
  2. Edgar

They lived at

  • Badger Hill, Rastrick [1891]
  • 20 Walker Square, New Hey Road, Rastrick [1901]
  • 6 Quebec Street, Elland [1911]
  • 44 Park Road, Elland

This & associated entries use material contributed by Roger Beasley

Nuttall, ThomasRef 487-65
Son of Albert Edward Nuttall, watchman.

Born in Halifax.

He was a carpet weaver of 3 Leyland Street, Boothtown [1899] / a carpet weaver [1901].

In 1899, he married Martha Atkinson at All Souls' Church, Halifax.

Martha was the daughter of
Samuel Atkinson.

She was a coating weaver [1901]


Child: Ivy Alice [b 1900]

They lived at 37 Range Bank, Haley Hill, Halifax (with Martha's parents) [1901]

This & associated entries use material contributed by Roger Beasley

Nuttall, Thomas AckroydRef 487-113
Son of
John Nuttall.

Born in Halifax.

He was a labourer (living with his parents at Gas House Lane, Halifax)   [1871].

In [Q4] 1869, he married Ann Pollard [1848-1870] in Halifax.

Ann was the daughter of Elizabeth Pollard;

Elizabeth married Joseph Woodworth



  1. Elizabeth who died 9th January 1870 (aged 3 months) & was buried with her mother

Ann died 9th January 1870 (aged 22)  and was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 2552] with her parents.

Thomas died in Halifax [Q4 1896] (aged 49) 


Nuttall surnameRef 487-1
There are 20 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Nuttall, as discussed in this SideTrack.

Unattached BMDs for Nuttall

Marriages 1907, 1917

Unattached burials at Lister Lane Cemetery: Plot 2552


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