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

This is page 2 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.
Third Generation
5. Henry HOWARD [ Parents ]. Born about 1839 in Holme, Henry died 1886 in Holbeck, Leeds, age about 46. Occupation: Woollen Spinner. In 1861, when Henry was age about 21, he married Mary HIRST in Dewsbury. Mary was born about 1840 in Dewsbury. It is not known when she died. Click/tap image to enlarge . They had the following children: (1) Elizabeth , born about 1861 in Birstall. (2) Harry [ 13 ] . (3) Herbert [ 14 ] . 6. Caleb HOWARD [ Parents ]. Born about 1846 in Holme, Caleb died 1908 in Holbeck, Leeds, age 63. Occupation:  Woollen spinner and, around 1901, an Iron foundary labourer. In 1877, when Caleb was age 31, he married Ann ROSINDALE in Leeds. Ann was born about 1850 in Beeston, Leeds. It’s not known when she died. They had the following children, both born Beeston: (1) Jane Elizabeth , born about 1885. (2) Annie , born about 1887. 7. William HOWARD [ Parents ]. Born 1848 in Holme. It is not known when William died. Occupation: Woollen mule spinner. In 1867, when William was age about 19, he married Eunice FIRTH in Dewsbury. Eunice was born about 1845 in Pudsey and died 1884 in Dewsbury, age about 39. They had the following children, all born Batley Carr: (1) Lena , born 1870 and died 1891, age about 21. In 1888, when Lena was age 18, she married William Henry LEE in Dewsbury. William was born about 1867 in Earlsheaton, Yorkshire. (2) Edith , born 1872. In 1893, when Edith was 21, she married Joseph LUMB in Dewsbury. Joseph was born about 1870 in Shawcross, Yorkshire. (3) Albert Edward , born about 1875. (4) Eliza , born 1877. In 1885, when William was age about 28, he married Sarah Esther LISTER in Dewsbury. Sarah Esther was born about 1848 in Batley.  No children from  this marriage have been traced. 8. Senior HOWARD [ Parents ]. Born 11/4/1851 and baptized 29/6/1851 in the Holy Trinity church, Holmfirth. Senior died 31/12/1901 in Upton on Severn, Worcester with his age given as “about 55 years”. Cause of death certified as “heart disease”. The Registrar, James Doughty, recorded the informant as “Certificate received from George Brown Deputy Coroner for Worcestershire Middle Division. Inquest held 3rd January 1902.” It is not known why Senior was living so far from Yorkshire and his family when he died. It’s possible he simply went to where there was work. Occupation variously given in census records  as Felt hatter; Woollen warper; Roadman. On 30/7/1871, when Senior was age 20, he married Mary Ann SCROOP , daughter of Cornelius SCROOP , a farmer, in Saddleworth.  Mary Ann was born 1851 in Saddleworth, Mary Ann died December 1878, age 27. She was buried 22/12/1878 at St Chad, Saddleworth. They had the following children: ( 1) Sarah Ann , born 1871 in Saddleworth. (2) Maria E , born about 1874 in Saddleworth. On 13/9/1880, when Senior was age 29, he married Elizabeth Hannah SHAW in St Thomas’, Friarmere, Saddleworth. Born 1846 in Delph, Saddleworth, it’s not known when she died. Elizabeth’s first marriage was to Adam BUCKLEY (1850-1877) in 1871. Elizabeth and Adam two children: Fanny Ann , born 1872 and Thomas , born 1877. Click/tap image to enlarge. Senior and Elizabeth had the following children: (1) Reuben , born 19/10/1883 in Delph and baptized 2/12/1883 at St Chad, Saddleworth. Reuben died 3/6/1951 in Delph, age 68. An entry in the National Probate Register reads: “HOWARD Reuben of 43 Grains-road Delph Yorkshire died 3 June 1951 Administration London 1 December to Ethel Howard widow and Eric Bradbury Howard civil servant. Effects £216 17s.” (Worth around £7,074 today.) There’s no evidence Reuben married. (2) Julius [ 15 ] .
Steve & Pauline Jones’ Family History
If you don’t know where you came from,you won’t know where you are going.You have to study your history. Gil Scott-Heron

The Howard Family of Holmfirth, Yorkshire

This is page 2 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.
Third Generation
© S M Jones Content is free for most uses - see legal stuff. Last update 6 Jun 2020
5. Henry HOWARD [ Parents ]. Born about 1839 in Holme, Henry died 1886 in Holbeck, Leeds, age about 46. Occupation: Woollen Spinner. In 1861, when Henry was age about 21, he married Mary HIRST in Dewsbury. Mary was born about 1840 in Dewsbury. It is not known when she died. Click/tap image to enlarge . They had the following children: (1) Elizabeth , born about 1861 in Birstall. (2) Harry [ 13 ] . (3) Herbert [ 14 ] . 6. Caleb HOWARD [ Parents ]. Born about 1846 in Holme, Caleb died 1908 in Holbeck, Leeds, age 63. Occupation:  Woollen spinner and, around 1901, an Iron foundary labourer. In 1877, when Caleb was age 31, he married Ann ROSINDALE in Leeds. Ann was born about 1850 in Beeston, Leeds. It’s not known when she died. They had the following children, both born Beeston: (1) Jane Elizabeth , born about 1885. (2) Annie , born about 1887. 7. William HOWARD [ Parents ]. Born 1848 in Holme. It is not known when William died. Occupation: Woollen mule spinner. In 1867, when William was age about 19, he married Eunice FIRTH in Dewsbury. Eunice was born about 1845 in Pudsey and died 1884 in Dewsbury, age about 39. They had the following children, all born Batley Carr: (1) Lena , born 1870 and died 1891, age about 21. In 1888, when Lena was age 18, she married William Henry LEE in Dewsbury. William was born about 1867 in Earlsheaton, Yorkshire. (2) Edith , born 1872. In 1893, when Edith was 21, she married Joseph LUMB in Dewsbury. Joseph was born about 1870 in Shawcross, Yorkshire. (3) Albert Edward , born about 1875. (4) Eliza , born 1877. In 1885, when William was age about 28, he married Sarah Esther LISTER in Dewsbury. Sarah Esther was born about 1848 in Batley.  No children from  this marriage have been traced. 8. Senior HOWARD [ Parents ]. Born 11/4/1851 and baptized 29/6/1851 in the Holy Trinity church, Holmfirth. Senior died 31/12/1901 in Upton on Severn, Worcester with his age given as “about 55 years”. Cause of death certified as “heart disease”. The Registrar, James Doughty, recorded the informant as “Certificate received from George Brown Deputy Coroner for Worcestershire Middle Division. Inquest held 3rd January 1902.” It is not known why Senior was living so far from Yorkshire and his family when he died. It’s possible he simply went to where there was work. Occupation variously given in census records  as Felt hatter; Woollen warper; Roadman. On 30/7/1871, when Senior was age 20, he married Mary Ann SCROOP , daughter of Cornelius SCROOP , a farmer, in Saddleworth.  Mary Ann was born 1851 in Saddleworth, Mary Ann died December 1878, age 27. She was buried 22/12/1878 at St Chad, Saddleworth. They had the following children: ( 1) Sarah Ann , born 1871 in Saddleworth. (2) Maria E , born about 1874 in Saddleworth. On 13/9/1880, when Senior was age 29, he married Elizabeth Hannah SHAW in St Thomas’, Friarmere, Saddleworth. Born 1846 in Delph, Saddleworth, it’s not known when she died. Elizabeth’s first marriage was to Adam BUCKLEY (1850-1877) in 1871. Elizabeth and Adam two children: Fanny Ann , born 1872 and Thomas , born 1877. Click/tap image to enlarge. Senior and Elizabeth had the following children: (1) Reuben , born 19/10/1883 in Delph and baptized 2/12/1883 at St Chad, Saddleworth. Reuben died 3/6/1951 in Delph, age 68. An entry in the National Probate Register reads: “HOWARD Reuben of 43 Grains-road Delph Yorkshire died 3 June 1951 Administration London 1 December to Ethel Howard widow and Eric Bradbury Howard civil servant. Effects £216 17s.” (Worth around £7,074 today.) There’s no evidence Reuben married. (2) Julius [ 15 ] .
Elizabeth Hannah Howard nee Shaw 1846-? Henry Howard 1839-1886 and Mary Hirst 1840-?