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Steve and Pauline Jones’ Family History
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The Howard Family of Holmfirth, Yorkshire

This is page 1 of 5 tracing the history of the Howard family who originated from Holmfirth in Yorkshire, and the link by marriage to the Bradbury family of Saddleworth. If you have a connection to any individual or family featured here, or if you want to leave us your feedback, tap or click the icon to contact us . Browse by clicking the previous page/next page buttons or following the numbered (e.g. [2]) or parental ([Parents]) links.
First Generation
1. Luke HOWARD . Baptized 15/7/1794 in Holmfirth Chapel in the parish of Almondbury, Yorkshire. Luke’s father was recorded as James, son of John, of  Holme Wood. Luke’s mother, and his father’s occupation, are not mentioned. Luke died 28/8/1872 in Heckmondwike, age 78. On 26/12/1814, when Luke was age 20, he married Jane DEARNALLY (1791-1856) in the parish of Almondbury, within which the township of Holme lies. They had the following children: (1) George , born 9/2/1815 in Holme and baptized 8/3/1815 in the Wesleyan Chapel, Holmfirth. (2) William [ 2 ] . (3) Peter [ 3 ] . (4) Reuben [ 4 ] . (5) Hannah , born 4/5/1825 in Holme and baptized 19/6/1825 in Lane Independent Chapel, Holmfirth. (6) Mary , born 11/10/1827 in Holme and baptized 6/2/1828 in the Wesleyan Chapel, Holmfirth. (7) Henry , born 19/2/1830 in Holme and baptized 9/6/1830 in the Wesleyan Chapel, Holmfirth. (8) Ann , born 15/4/1832 in Holme and baptized 21/10/1832 in Holy Trinity Church, Holmfirth. On 4/4/1850, Ann married William DEARNLEY in St David, Holme Bridge, Almondbury. Ann’s age was given as 24, although she was 17 at the time. (9) Betty , born 8/1/1837 in Holme and baptized 4/6/1837 in Holy Trinity Church, Holmfirth. On 4/4/1850, when Betty was age 23, married Eliab RIDGWICK (1836-1878) in St David, Holme Bridge, Almondbury.
Second Generation
2. William HOWARD [ Parents ]. Born 13/11/1818 in Holme and baptized 18/1/1819 in the Wesleyan Chapel, Holmfirth. William died in December 1889 and was buried 21/12/1889 in St Mary, Beeston. Occupation: Woollen Cloth Weaver. On 23/2/1837, when William was age 18, he married Martha ARMITAGE in All Hallows, Almondbury. Martha was born about 1817 in Holme. It’s not known when she died. They had the following children, all born in Holme: (1) Jane , born about 1837. (2) Henry [ 5 ] . (3) Daniel Armitage , born 1841. (4) Isabella , born 1843. (5) Caleb [ 6 ] . (6) William [ 7 ] . 3. Peter HOWARD [ Parents ]. Born 31/12/1820 in Holmfirth and baptized 12/4/1821 in Lane Independent, Holmirth. Peter died 1896 in Huddersfield, age 75. In 1845, when Peter was age about 24, he married Amelia COLDWELL , daughter of Ebenezer and Lydia COLDWELL , in Huddersfield. Amelia was born 8/1/1825 in Holmfirth and died 1903 in Huddersfield, age 78. They had the following children: (1) Brook , born about 1848 in Huddersfield and died there in 1914, age 66. (2) Joe , born 1850 in Cartworth, Huddersfield and died 1869 in Dewsbury, age 19. (3) Silvanus , born 1860 in Batley and died 1867 in Dewsbury, age about 7. (4) Annie Lydia , born about 1864 in Dewsbury and died 1919 in Gravesend, Kent, age 55. On 17/10/1894, when Annie Lydia was age 30, she married Edwin DAWSON , son of Thomas DAWSON , in Holmfirth. They had no children. 4. Reuben HOWARD [ Parents ]. Born 14/3/1823 in Holmfirth and baptized 8/5/1823 in Lane Independent, Holmfirth. Reuben died 18/3/1895 in Grove Cottages, New Delph, Saddleworth, Yorkshire, age 72.  Cause of death certified as Paralysis agitans 4 years (now known as Parkinson’s Disease); Pneumonia 8 days. Occupation: Woollen warper. Tap/click image to enlarge . In 1849, when Reuben was age 26, he married Sarah SENIOR , daughter of John and Hannah SENIOR . Sarah was born 20/1/1829 and baptized 14/6/1829, both events in Holmfirth. She died about 1859. They had the following children: (1) Senior [ 8 ] . (2) Luke [ 9 ] . (3) Vincent [ 10 ] . (4) Lister [ 11 ] . In 1861, when Reuben was age 38, he married Catherine FOULKES . Born 16/2/1836 in Hulme, Manchester, Catherine died 1/1/1901 in Stretford, Manchester, age 64. They had the following children: (1) Sarah Elizabeth , born and died 1871 in Saddleworth. (2) Harry [ 12 ] . (3) Reuben , born 1874 in Saddleworth.
Reuben Howard 1823-1895
Steve & Pauline Jones’ Family History
We are not makers of history. We are made by history.Martin Luther King Jr.

The Howard Family of Holmfirth, Yorkshire

This is page 1 of 5 tracing the history of the Howard family who originated from Holmfirth in Yorkshire, and the link by marriage to the Bradbury family of Saddleworth. If you have a connection to any individual or family featured here, or if you want to leave us your feedback, tap or click the icon to contact us . Browse by clicking the previous page/next page buttons or following the numbered (e.g. [2]) or parental ([Parents]) links.
First Generation
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1. Luke HOWARD . Baptized 15/7/1794 in Holmfirth Chapel in the parish of Almondbury, Yorkshire. Luke’s father was recorded as James, son of John, of  Holme Wood. Luke’s mother, and his father’s occupation, are not mentioned. Luke died 28/8/1872 in Heckmondwike, age 78. On 26/12/1814, when Luke was age 20, he married Jane DEARNALLY (1791-1856) in the parish of Almondbury, within which the township of Holme lies. They had the following children: (1) George , born 9/2/1815 in Holme and baptized 8/3/1815 in the Wesleyan Chapel, Holmfirth. (2) William [ 2 ] . (3) Peter [ 3 ] . (4) Reuben [ 4 ] . (5) Hannah , born 4/5/1825 in Holme and baptized 19/6/1825 in Lane Independent Chapel, Holmfirth. (6) Mary , born 11/10/1827 in Holme and baptized 6/2/1828 in the Wesleyan Chapel, Holmfirth. (7) Henry , born 19/2/1830 in Holme and baptized 9/6/1830 in the Wesleyan Chapel, Holmfirth. (8) Ann , born 15/4/1832 in Holme and baptized 21/10/1832 in Holy Trinity Church, Holmfirth. On 4/4/1850, Ann married William DEARNLEY in St David, Holme Bridge, Almondbury. Ann’s age was given as 24, although she was 17 at the time. (9) Betty , born 8/1/1837 in Holme and baptized 4/6/1837 in Holy Trinity Church, Holmfirth. On 4/4/1850, when Betty was age 23, married Eliab RIDGWICK (1836- 1878) in St David, Holme Bridge, Almondbury.
Second Generation
2. William HOWARD [ Parents ]. Born 13/11/1818 in Holme and baptized 18/1/1819 in the Wesleyan Chapel, Holmfirth. William died in December 1889 and was buried 21/12/1889 in St Mary, Beeston. Occupation: Woollen Cloth Weaver. On 23/2/1837, when William was age 18, he married Martha ARMITAGE in All Hallows, Almondbury. Martha was born about 1817 in Holme. It’s not known when she died. They had the following children, all born in Holme: (1) Jane , born about 1837. (2) Henry [ 5 ] . (3) Daniel Armitage , born 1841. (4) Isabella , born 1843. (5) Caleb [ 6 ] . (6) William [ 7 ] . 3. Peter HOWARD [ Parents ]. Born 31/12/1820 in Holmfirth and baptized 12/4/1821 in Lane Independent, Holmirth. Peter died 1896 in Huddersfield, age 75. In 1845, when Peter was age about 24, he married Amelia COLDWELL , daughter of Ebenezer and Lydia COLDWELL , in Huddersfield. Amelia was born 8/1/1825 in Holmfirth and died 1903 in Huddersfield, age 78. They had the following children: (1) Brook , born about 1848 in Huddersfield and died there in 1914, age 66. (2) Joe , born 1850 in Cartworth, Huddersfield and died 1869 in Dewsbury, age 19. (3) Silvanus , born 1860 in Batley and died 1867 in Dewsbury, age about 7. (4) Annie Lydia , born about 1864 in Dewsbury and died 1919 in Gravesend, Kent, age 55. On 17/10/1894, when Annie Lydia was age 30, she married Edwin DAWSON , son of Thomas DAWSON , in Holmfirth. They had no children. 4. Reuben HOWARD [ Parents ]. Born 14/3/1823 in Holmfirth and baptized 8/5/1823 in Lane Independent, Holmfirth. Reuben died 18/3/1895 in Grove Cottages, New Delph, Saddleworth, Yorkshire, age 72.  Cause of death certified as Paralysis agitans 4 years (now known as Parkinson’s Disease); Pneumonia 8 days. Occupation: Woollen warper. Tap/click image to enlarge . In 1849, when Reuben was age 26, he married Sarah SENIOR , daughter of John and Hannah SENIOR . Sarah was born 20/1/1829 and baptized 14/6/1829, both events in Holmfirth. She died about 1859. They had the following children: (1) Senior [ 8 ] . (2) Luke [ 9 ] . (3) Vincent [ 10 ] . (4) Lister [ 11 ] . In 1861, when Reuben was age 38, he married Catherine FOULKES . Born 16/2/1836 in Hulme, Manchester, Catherine died 1/1/1901 in Stretford, Manchester, age 64. They had the following children: (1) Sarah Elizabeth , born and died 1871 in Saddleworth. (2) Harry [ 12 ] . (3) Reuben , born 1874 in Saddleworth.
Reuben Howard 1823-1895