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The Howard Family of Holmfirth, Yorkshire

13.Link to census Harry HOWARD [Parents]. Born about 1868 in Birstall, Harry died 1944 in Morley, age about 76. Occupation: Warp Dresser in Mill.

In the quarter ending June 1890, when Harry was age about 22, he married Alice SCALING in Leeds, Yorkshire. Alice was born about 1865 in Leeds.





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 quarter ending September 1871 in Leeds, 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).

In the quarter ending December 1891, when Herbert was age 20, he married Ada LEE in Leeds.

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 quarter ending September 1902 in Morley. (4) Lister, born quarter ending September 1904 in Morley.


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 England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations) 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 £5,778 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, Lancashire, age 54. (2) Nina Elizabeth, born quarter ending December 1923 in Saddleworth. In the quarter ending June 1947, when Nina Elizabeth was age about 23, she married James MORETON in Blackpool. Nina Elizabeth died quarter ending September 1967 in Lower Agbrigg, age about 44.








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