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The Howard Family of Holmfirth, Yorkshire

13.Link to census Harry HOWARD [Parents]. Born 10/7/1868 in Birstall and baptized 25/12/1871 in St Mary, Beeston. Harry died 1944 in Morley, age about 76. Occupation: Warp Dresser in Mill.


On 24/5/1890, when Harry was age about 22, he married Alice SCALING , daughter of James SCALING, a Plumber, in St Peter Parish Church, Leeds, Yorkshire. Alice was born about 1865 in Leeds.Harry & Alice Howard family group picture


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They had the following children:


(1) Minnie, born quarter ending September 1890 in Hunslet. Minnie died quarter ending September 1893 in Holbeck, age 3. (2) Ellen (Nellie), born about 1891 in Beeston. Ellen died about 1977. (3) Rowland, born quarter ending March 1895 in Beeston. Rowland died quarter ending June 1946 in Spen Valley, age 51.Link to CWGC citation (4) Arthur, born quarter ending March 1897 in Beeston. Arthur was killed in action 27/7/1917, age 20, in Belgium. He was buried at the Ramscappelle Military Cemetery, Nieuwpoort, West Vlaanderen, Belgium. (5) Mary, born quarter ending June 1899 in Morley. (6) Albert Edward, born quarter ending June 1901 in Morley. Albert died quarter ending September 1960 in Harrogate, age 59. (7) Tom, born 17/5/1903 in Morley. Tom died quarter ending December 1989 in Horncastle, Lincolnshire, age 86.


14.Link to census Herbert HOWARD [Parents]. Born 10/8/1871 in Beeston and baptized 25/12/1871 in St Mary, Beeston. The baptismal first names were recorded as William Tempest, rather than Herbert. However, there is no birth registration for a William Tempest Howard, only for Herbert. This registration is consistent with an August birth and the registration district (Holbeck) included Beeston where the family lived. It is not known when Herbert died but it was after 1911 – he appears in that year’s census. Occupation: Soldier (1891); Warp Dresser in a Woollen Mill (1901, 1911).


On 24/12/1891, when Herbert was age 20, he married Ada LEE in St Peter Parish Church, Leeds, Yorkshire


They had the following children:


(1) Jesse, born quarter ending June 1898 in Churwell. (2) Lee, born quarter ending September 1900 in Churwell. (3) Fanny, born 13/9/1902 in Morley. (4) Lister, born 4/7/1904 in Morley. (5) Stanley Melville, born 4/5/1908 in Morley and baptized 1/7/1908 at St Paul, Morley. Stanley died 1973 in Cockermouth, Cumberland, age 64.


15.Link to census Julius HOWARD [Parents]. Born 1887 in Saddleworth, Julius died 13/9/1951 in Fleetwood, age 64. Occupation: Woollen weaver. Military: Private, 2nd Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment during World War 1.


An entry in the National Probate Calendar reads: “HOWARD Julius of 119 Promenade Blackpool died 13 September 1951 at The Hospital Rossall Fleetwood Lancashire Administration (with Will) London 5 November to Ethel Howard widow and Eric Bradbury Howard civil servant. Effects £186 15s 4d.” (The equivalent of around £6,100 today.)


On 28/4/1917, when Julius was age about 28, he married Ethel BRADBURY, daughter of Joseph BRADBURY and Ann Eliza WRIGLEY in Saddleworth Parish Church. Born 16/11/1893 in Saddleworth, Ethel died 29/4/1962 in Blackpool, age 68.


They had the following children:


(1) Eric Bradbury, born 24/11/1925 in Platt Lane, Dobcross, Saddleworth. Eric Bradbury died 3/11/1980 in Hambleton, Poulton-le-Fylde, age 54. (2) Nina Elizabeth, born 19/10/1923 in Saddleworth and died quarter ending September 1967 in Lower Agbrigg, age about 44. In the quarter ending June 1947, when Nina Elizabeth was age about 23, she married James MORETON in Blackpool.









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