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BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES I-O. SOUTHERN & NORTHERN

 Soldiers of WW1 & 2 Printed in Italics  

Images

1: W. Merriweather inspector

Image 2: Cited as Being Mr Pearce but this is queried so currently unknown

Image 3:  Henry J. Lane manager and inspector

Image 4: Mr Corner and assistant outside the leaning shop at Hetton Downs and not Ferryhill as posted

 

Photo The North Party at Middleton One Row July 22nd 1925

A E Imeson Redcar branch Middle row third from the end going right

PHOTO: NORTH MANAGERS AT ROUNDHAY PARK 9TH JULY 1924

A E Imeson Redcar Branch Third Row last on the right

Mr Ingall assistant at Doncaster sent to manage Wombwell branch 1st QTR 1926

George Elliott Inott

Born Belper 6th May 1877 to Charles E. and Ada Julea. Began working for Public benefit circa 1900 at the Belper branch and was manager in 1901. He died in 1963 aged 86

Edwin Charles JACKSON

Born 1874 at Sandgate, Kent, son of John Richard JACKSON, furniture shopman, and his wife Sarah Maria Dunn NAISH. He married Ellen Sophia Margaret BILES in 1899 their children included Cecil Edwin 1900 and Clifford Charles 1905. In 1901 he managed the company boot shop at 108 Somers Road, Southsea, Hampshire, and from 1911 until his death 10th October 1916 at the age of 42, he managed the company’s premises at 32 St Mary Street, Weymouth, Dorset, and died managing the Yeovil branch. His widow Ellen died London 1939

James Smith JACKSON

Born c1865 at Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, he married Ada Elizabeth CARTER in 1889 and their children included Louis Percival JACKSON 1889, Lucia Annie JACKSON 1892, Alice Muriel Mary JACKSON 1897 and John Geoffrey Carter JACKSON 1906. In 1911 he was based at 151 Cleethorpes Road, Grimsby, and worked as a shop inspector and manager for the Public Benefit Boot Co.

John Richard JACKSON

Born 1873 at Bristol, Gloucestershire, son of John Richard JACKSON, furniture shopman, and his wife Sarah Maria Dunn NAISH. He married Elizabeth Duncaff LLOYD in 1900 at Weymouth and their children included Reginald Duncaff JACKSON 1901 and Lilian Cornelia JACKSON 1904. 1901 manager of 17, High Street Croydon. In 1911 he managed Lennards retail premises at 37-38 High Street, Bristol.

William John JACKSON

Born 1871 at Pennington, Lancashire, he married Catherine LITTLE in 1895 and they had a son Cecil Abbott JACKSON 1899. In 1911 he managed the company’s premises at 20 Market Street, Ulverston, Lancashire.

Mr Jackson manager of Retford found 1st QTR 1926

Charles Robert JEFFERIS

Born 1884 at Birmingham, he married Annie Lydiard BAKER in 1908 and they had a daughter Lillian Violet JEFFERIS 1909. In 1911 he managed the company’s premises at 16 Park Street, Walsall, Staffordshire

Photo:  North Managers at Roundhay Park Leeds July 9th 1924

H Jeffrey New manager Blackhall Branch Third Row 2nd on left

Mrs E A Johns Market Place branch 1940-1960 approx.

Photo: Found on Nott’s & Lincs ‘on their tour 1925

Manager Miss Johnson Bridge Street Goole seated Front row 3rd from the right

Photo  The North Party at Middleton One Row July 22nd 1925

R Johnson Durham Branch Middle row 7th from the left big guy stands out

Mrs Johnson Front row 1st on left squatting

R Johnson manager of the Durham branch 134 Framwellgate since 1925 to 1934 Sunderland echo reports tragedy as runaway lorry kills 3, injures 3 and stops at the P.B. shop destroying four plate glass windows (full report) 14th Sept 1934 Manager Mr. R. Johnson

Sophia JOINT

Born 1849 at Ide, Devon, daughter of John JOINT, farmer, and his wife Elizabeth HAWKINS. In 1869 at Exeter she married John MORRISH, boot maker. Following his death at Plymouth in 1890 aged 42, she managed the Public Benefit Boot Co premises at 152 King Street, Plymouth for several decades. She died at Leicester in 1931 aged 81.

Edith Rachel JONES  
In 1901 she worked as a shop assistant at the Public Benefit Boot Co premises on Peasecod Street, New Windsor, Berkshire.

Mr Jones a new manager sent to Bromsgrove Branch 1926

Robert Haywood JONES


Born 1882 at Armley, Yorkshire, son of Joseph JONES, cashier, and his wife Anne HAYWOOD. He married Zillah Hannah BLACKBURN around 1909 and they had several children Roma JONES c1910 and Haywood Stenton John JONES 1912. In 1911 Robert was a partner in the Public Benefit Boot Co dealership that traded at 41-43 St Sepulchre Gate, Doncaster, West Yorkshire. He was also the grandfather of David Robert Jones who went on to become the well-known singer David Bowie. Robert served in WWI and was killed in action in France on 18 November 1916 aged 34.

Photo: Haywood Stenton Jones born St. Sepulchre Street Doncaster David Bowies’ dad.

Thomas Llewelyn JONES

Born c1882 in Wales, he married Charlotte Louise DAMEREL in 1909 at Wolverhampton, Staffordshire. In 1911 he managed the company’s boot shop at 11 Victoria Street, Wolverhampton.

Frederick Milsom JOYNES

Born 1888 at Gloucester, he married Ethel Adelaide M KENT in 1907 at Bristol and their children included Harold F JOYNES c1908,

Frederick Milsom JOYNES 1909 and Iris G JOYNES 1910. In 1911 he managed the company’s premises at 40 High Street, Ferndale, Glamorganshire. He died in Bristol in 1941

Mr J. M. Kearney a manager at Southport and moved to the Lancaster Branch in first quarter of 1924

Photo: Notts.& Lincs. At Arboretum Nottingham 26th June 1924

Miss F. Keefe 2nd Row last one on the right

Mr Kendrick Ulverston manager found 3rd Qtr 1924

Thomas Smart Kent manager of 212 Wilderspool Road Warrington Branch 1900

Photo Ernest Jesse KEVERNE

Born 1871 at Gloucester, son of Arthur KEVEREN, master painter, and his wife Harriett Gabb SAUL. In 1894 in Somerset he married Beatrice Eliza BOWER (pictured with him at the left). Their children included Gladys Beatrice A KEVEREN 1895, Hilda Violet KEVEREN 1896, Lilian Ruth KEVEREN 1898 and Phyllis Grace KEVEREN 1900. His eldest brother Arthur George KEVEREN was a boot salesman and Ernest followed him into the trade. In the mid-1890s Ernest was based in Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset and in South Wales; in 1898 he managed the Public Benefit Boot Co shop at 88 Fisherton Street, Salisbury, after which he managed the company premises at The Cross, Worcester. Prior to 1918 he and his family moved to the USA and he died in Utah in 1964

June Key Bride Derbyshire Times & Chesterfield Herald 21st July 1950 married Benefit Footwear employee (photo in the news paper)

Bertie George KING

Born 1890 at Yarmouth, Norfolk, at the age of 21 he was working as a retail boot shop assistant at the company’s premises at 11 Carr Street, Ipswich, Suffolk. He married Ethel M WATMORE in 1914 and their children included Donald T KING 1914 and Leslie H KING 1922.

John KINGSBURY

Born c1839 at Redcliff, Bristol. In 1911 at the age of 72, he managed the company premises at 19 High Street, Wells, Somerset. He died at Wells in 1916 aged 77.

Photo George KIRBY

Born 1855 at Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, son of Edward KIRBY, bricklayer, and his wife Ann BONE. George’s mother died before he reached the age of six. In the early 1880s he worked as a music teacher in Dorking, Surrey, where he married Maria SCOTT in 1885. Their children included Ethel M KIRBY 1887 born Sheffield and Alan John KIRBY 1889 born Dorking. Along with his brother John he moved into the boot trade and managed large boot manufacturing operations in Warrington and Birkdale. For many years, he was a shareholder and director of the Public Benefit Boot Co. He died at Streatham, Surrey, in 1917 aged 62 and his widow Maria died there in 1929 aged 71.

Photo John KIRBY

Born 1853 at Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, son of Edward KIRBY, bricklayer, and his wife Ann Bone. He started his working life as a glover and draper’s apprentice but by 1881 was working as a boot and shoe merchant at the establishment of Jabez HARKER in Nottingham. By 1891 John KIRBY was a boot factor in Sheffield where he successfully set up a large manufacturing operation. In 1892 he was the proprietor of the Public Benefit Boot Co branches in Sheffield and Chesterfield. He married Agnes Martha GOSS of Northampton in 1885 and their children included Lilian A KIRBY 1887, Winifred KIRBY 1890 and John KIRBY 1896. With his brother George, he was a shareholder as well as a highly regarded and long serving director of the Public Benefit Boot Co. He died at Sheffield in 1936 aged 84.

Henry LACEY

Born 1845 at Leicester, he firstly married Susannah who died in 1872 aged 26 leaving an infant son Henry Baker LACEY. He married secondly Emma KERSHAW of Leeds in 1875 and their children included Emma Kershaw  1876, John William  1877, Alice Nicholson  1878, Lilian Rhodes  1879, Frank Herbert  1881, Helen  1883, May  1884 and Albert Edward  1886. Emma died in 1890 aged 46 and in 1892 Henry married thirdly Sarah Jane WILKINSON of Binbrook, Lincolnshire. Their children included Percy Wilkinson LACEY 1895, Cecil Sinclair LACEY 1896, Norman Rhodes LACEY 1899 and Dorothy Margaret LACEY 1900. At the age of 25 Henry was an elastic web manufacturer employing 16 people. By the 1890s he was a commercial traveller in the boot trade and a shareholder in the Public Benefit Boot Co.

Photo The North Party at Middleton One Row July 22nd 1925

N Lamb Ashington Branch Middle Row 4th from the left

Mrs Lamb Front row 3rd from the left

PHOTO: NORTH MANAGERS AT ROUNDHAY PARK 9TH JULY 1924

N Lamb Ashington Branch 2nd Row 5th from the left

Mrs Lamb Front Row third from the left

Photo Henry James Lane

born 1856 in Tewkesbury,son of Henry LANE, shoemaker, and his wife Mary. He married Emma RUCK in 1871 at Tewkesbury and they had a son Harry George 1881 at New Swindon, Wiltshire. 1895 manager of Penryn Lower Market Street Branch & 1897-1901 he managed the 15 Havelock Street branch in Sheffield. 1911 was living at Sunnyside, Hathersage, Derby’s working as a District manager & inspector for a limited company trading in boots and shoes retired Xmas 1927 having accomplished  42 years as assistant branch manager and inspector.

PHOTO: NORTH MANAGERS AT ROUNDHAY PARK 9TH JULY 1924

W P Laws Crook Branch Third Row 6th from left

Photo  W P Laws Manager of Crook branch 1924 sent to manage new branch at Gosforth 3rd QTR 1926

Fred LAX

Born 1865 at Crook, Co Durham, he married Emily Jane PROCTER in 1900 and ten years later he managed the company’s premises at 10 Hope Street, Crook. He died at Gainford, Co Durham, 2 September 1938 aged 73

George LE’CHEMINANT

Born c1889, in 1911 he worked as an assistant in the company’s Bristol boot warehouse. He served in WWI and died in Bristol in 1956 

James Herbert LEE


Born 1886 at Bolton, Lancashire, son of John Bedford LEE, commercial traveller and grocer, and his wife Mary Ann LEES. He managed the Public Benefit Boot Co branch at 34 Queen Street, Bridlington from when it first opened in 1911 until 1916 when he enlisted in WWI, after which his wife Mary took over as manageress. He served in the 8th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment and was killed in action in France 1 May 1917 aged 31.

William LEGGE

Born 1853 at Pinkney, Wiltshire, son of Thomas LEGGE, cordwainer, and his wife Jane. In 1879 he married Augusta Jane BRYANT and their children included William LEGGE 1882, Frank Robert A LEGGE 1883, Frederick Andrew LEGGE 1885, Charles Bryant LEGGE 1888, Winifred Nora LEGGE 1893 and Francis Evelyn LEGGE 1897. William worked firstly as a grocer before moving into the boot trade. In the 1890s and early 1900s William managed Public Benefit Boot Co premises in Sheffield.

Photo  Mr G T Leggett began in 1924 as manager of Spennymoor Branch sent to manage Bish   Branch 2nd QTR 1926

Photo  The North Party at Middleton One Row July 22nd 1925

G T Leggett Spennymoor Branch Back row standing 7th on the left

Mrs Leggett front row squatting 7th from the left black dress holding the bo

Photo:  North managers at Roundhay Park Leeds July 9th 1924

G T Leggett Spennymoor Branch Back row 3rd from the right

Photo Ernest William LENNARD

Born 1888 at Stroud, son of William LENNARD, boot retailer, and his wife Emma KIRCHIN. He joined Lennards Ltd in 1922 and was managing director in the 1930s. In April 1925 as Lieutenant Colonel he assumed command of the 6th Battalion (Bristol) and in 1926 he received territorial decorations. In December 1929 in conjunction with the Cowper Shoe Company Ltd of Shakespeare Road, Northampton, he applied for a patent relating to a fastening device for lace-up boots and shoes; the patent was accepted in August 1930. He was appointed the Sheriff of Bristol in 1938.

Francis Henry LENNARD

Born 1878 at Leicester, son of William LENNARD, boot retailer, and his wife Emma KIRCHIN. At the turn of the century he worked in boot manufacturing in Kettering.

Henry LENNARD

Born about 1857 at Leicester, son of Frederic LENNARD and his wife Mary GANT. In 1881 he married Mary Anne BRENNAN, daughter of Martin BRENNAN, a cabinetmaker from Ireland. Henry devoted his life to the family’s boot and shoe making interests. His wife died after an accidental fall at Leicester in 1902 aged 47 and Henry died at Leicester in 1910 aged 54.

John LENNARD

Born 1845 at Leicester, son of Frederic LENNARD and his wife Mary GANT. In 1870 he married Ellen Mary TOVELL of Ballingdon, Essex. Their children included Mary Tovell LENNARD 1871, Robert Frederic LENNARD 1873 and Clara LENNARD 1874. Initially a schoolteacher, John subsequently joined his brothers in boot manufacturing in Leicestershire and Gloucestershire. In 1897 he was secretary of Lennards Ltd and he served on the board of the Public Benefit Boot Co until 1905.

Photo Samuel LENNARD

Born 5 June 1851 at Leicester, son of Frederic LENNARD and his wife Mary GANT. In 1889 he married Annie Eliza WOOD, daughter of Alderman Edward Wood, JP. Their children included Eveline Annie LENNARD 1890, Edward Wood LENNARD 1892, Kathleen Mary LENNARD 1893 and Samuel Frederic LENNARD 1894. He was chairman of Lennard Bros Ltd, member of London Cordwainers’ Guild, president of the National Boot and Shoe Manufacturers’ Federation from 1896 to 1899. He was elected Alderman in 1891 and Justice of the Peace for the borough of Leicester in 1895. In November 1900, he was elected Mayor of Leicester and died suddenly on 14 September 1901 at Kirby Muxloe, Leicestershire, aged 50, a few weeks before completing his term of office as mayor. Both of his sons were killed in action during World War One.

Photo Sir Thomas Joseph LENNARD

Born 4 July 1861 at Leicester, son of Frederic LENNARD and his wife Mary GANT. He gained his education from public schools and private tutors in Leicester and commenced business as a boot manufacturer in 1877. He travelled around the world visiting Egypt, India, Ceylon, USA, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific islands. In 1893 he married Edith Georgina SAUNDERS, daughter of a London banker, Horace Edward JAY. In November 1896, he bought footwear retail outlets from his brother Samuel and formed Lennards Ltd of Bristol. In 1904 he acquired a financial interest in the Public Benefit Boot Co of Leeds and became its chairman and managing director – positions he held until 1907. He was appointed Sheriff of Bristol and Gloucestershire in 1912 and he died at Cheriton Bishop, Devon, 1 June 1938 aged 76.

William LENNARD

Born 1847 at Leicester, son of Frederic LENNARD and his wife Mary GANT. He married Emma KIRCHIN in 1872 at Loughborough and they had the following children: Annie LENNARD 1873, John Frederic LENNARD 1875, Francis Henry LENNARD 1878, Helen LENNARD 1884 and Ernest William LENNARD 1888. William worked in boot manufacturing in Leicester before managing company retail premises in Stroud and Gloucester for several decades. He died at Gloucester in 1924 aged 78 and his wife Emma died there in 1926 aged 79.

Harry Samuel LENTON

Born 1855 at Northampton, son of John Lenton, draper, and his second wife Elizabeth BREE. He married Charlotte BURROWS in 1883 at Stamford, Lincolnshire and children included Katherine Mary LENTON 1884, Harry Lancelot 1886, John Frewin 1887, Frederick James 1888 and Jessie 1889. From at least 1891 until 1911 Harry managed the company’s premises at 18 High Street, Stamford and his wife Charlotte assisted in the business. He retired in January 1928 having been manager of the Skipton Branch for 12 years.

J.H. Lenton 2, Westfield Avenue Pontefract employee 1941

Charles LEWIS

Born 1858 in Northamptonshire, son of George LEWIS, boot trade foreman, and his wife Mary FLAVELL. He married Sarah Fanny COOMBS in 1879 and their children included James LEWIS 1879, John LEWIS 1882, Mary Flavell LEWIS 1886 and Walter Edward LEWIS 1891. Along with other members of his extended family, Charles was involved in shoe manufacturing and held shares in the Public Benefit Boot Co.

Edward LEWIS

Born 1862 in Northamptonshire, son of George LEWIS, boot trade foreman, and his wife Mary FLAVELL. He married Mary LEACH in 1884 and their children included George LEWIS 1886, Gwendoline Nellie LEWIS 1888 and Elsie Mary LEWIS 1890. A Public Benefit Boot Co shareholder, Edward commenced in the boot and shoe trade as a clicker before taking on factory management.

Thomas Davies LEWIS

Born 1870 at Duston, Northamptonshire, son of George LEWIS, boot trade foreman, and his wife Mary FLAVELL. He married Catherine ADAMS in 1897 and their children included Henry George LEWIS born in 1898. By the age of 20 Thomas was an employer in shoe manufacturing and was, like his brothers, a shareholder in the Public Benefit Boot Co.

§§Thomas LILLEY

Born 1902, the son of Thomas LILLEY, a former chairman of Lilley and Skinner Ltd, and a great grandson of Thomas LILLEY, who founded the Lilley footwear business in 1835. He joined the family firm in 1925, was made a director in 1944, and chairman and managing director on the death of his father in 1951. He played a leading part in the merging of the firm with the Saxone shoe business in 1957. He married Mrs Vera COTTINGHAM in 1940 and died at his home in London 27 November 1959 aged 57.

Joseph Richard LILLICRAP

Born 1882 at East Stonehouse, Devon, son of Silas LILLICRAP, railway porter, and his wife Martha EDYVAIN. He married Emma Maud Julia MONCRIEFFE in 1904 at Bristol and their children included Marjorie May LILLICRAP 1906, Dudley Richard Leslie LILLICRAP 1908 and Sidney Silas LILLICRAP 1910. He was a Lennards Ltd shareholder and in 1914 managed the boot shop at 118-120 Stretford Road, Manchester. He died at Totnes, Devon in 1949 aged 67 and his widow Emma died there in 1962 aged 85.

J Lloyd errand boy at Wolverhampton Branch found 1st QTR 1927

Joseph George LLOYD

Born 1869 at Gosport, Hampshire, son of Joseph William LLOYD, licensed barge waterman. He married Mary ARMSTRONG in 1893 at Portsea and their children included Leonard Joseph A LLOYD 1898 and Alec George LLOYD 1907. He worked initially as a shop assistant and from at least 1901 until 1911 he managed the company’s premises at 33 Kings Road, Southsea, Hampshire. He died at Bournemouth, Hampshire, 13 June 1935 aged 65.

Photo:  Nott’s & Lincs ‘on their tour 1925

J.Lock Scunthorpe 2nd row 4th from the left

Mrs Lock 3rd row 3rd from the right

Photo  J Lock 30th April 1896 as an assistant at Barnstaple and managing the Scunthorpe branch 1925-27

F. Lodge manager of Cheltenham Branch committed suicide it was reported in the Gloucester Citizen 29th August 1898

Mr Long new manager at new shop King St. Huddersfield

Elizabeth LUCAS

Born c1875 at Manchester, Lancashire, at the age of 36 in 1911 she managed the company’s premises at 91-93 School Road, Sale, Cheshire.

Fred LUNN
 Along with his brother Joe LUNN,  worked at the Benefit Footwear repair facility at Templar Street, Leeds 1940’s onwards.

Joe Lunn worked at the Benefit Footwear repair facility at Templar Street, Leeds 1940’s onwards

Samuel Charles LUSTY

Born 1878 at Bristol, son of Charles LUSTY, oil lamp, soap and general dealer, and his second wife Sophia Matilda CRITCHLEY. At the age of 12 he worked as an errand boy for a Bristol boot shop (likely one of Lennards Ltd branches). He married Minnie GOUGH in 1901 at Bristol and had a son Clifford Gough LUSTY 1903. In 1911 he managed the company’s premises at 7 Grosvenor Road, Aldershot, Hampshire, and in 1914 he was a Lennards Ltd shareholder.

Mrs McAlpine cashier at 11 & 40 Northumberland Street, 1950’s

Billy Mackie trainee manager at Newcastle 61 Clayton street 1950’s

John McDougal manager of Consett Branch in 1923 as reported in Yorkshire Post 4th July 1923.

Arthur Mabane manager at the New Swindon Branch 25th August 1898

Fred MAGGS

Born 1870 at Twerton near Bath, Somerset, son of Mark MAGGS, boot manufacturer, and his wife Martha BATTEN. He married Decima JENKINS of Bryn-Mawr, Breconshire in 1896. He worked firstly as a commercial traveller, presumably in the boot trade, and by 1901 he managed the Public Benefit Boot Co shop at 211 High Street, Exeter. 1905-1913 manager of John O’ Gaunts branch Lincoln. He later managed the company’s premises at 31 Sidwell Street, Exeter, where he died in 1923 aged 53.

Mr Mallinder new manager sent to new Branch at Dinnington 2nd QTR 1926

Photo:  Nott’s & Lincs ‘on their tour 1925

Mr Mallinson of John O’ Grauts Lincoln front row seated 7th from the left

Photo: Notts.& Lincs. At Arboretum Nottingham 26th June 1924

W W Mallinson Lincoln Third Row 6th from the end (right)

Mr Mann manager of Small Heath found 4th QTR 1927

Jean Manning assistant Babbington Buildings Derby 1950’s/60’s

Douglas William MARCH

Born 1893 at Nether Slowey, Somerset, son of William James MARCH, police sergeant, and his wife Charlotte FEAR. 1911 worked as a boot shop assistant in the company’s Bristol premises and served in Europe during WWI.

James Henry Robert Francis MARRIAN

Born 17 June 1881 at Balsall Heath, Worcester, son of James Robert MARRIAN, physician, and his wife Eliza WATKINS. Following the death of his father in 1887, his mother became a boot and shoe dealer, firstly in Kings Norton and later in Balsall Heath. Based in Worcester, James Henry Robert Francis MARRIAN was involved in tanning and shoe manufacturing enterprises. He married in 1909 and had a son Francis John Morton MARRIAN in 1912. He travelled to the USA in 1924, joined the Benefit Footwear board in 1929 and was managing director until 1937. He continued on the board until at least 1947 and died in 1964 aged 82

E G Marsh manager of 24 Norman Road Hastings in 1918

Fred Marshall

Born 1877 at Hunmanby in the parish of North Burton he died in 1961 at Bridlington. Father was James and Mother Sarah Moor, Fred had four brothers and one sister. Dad, James  a grocer specialising in Tea and coffee  in 1892 he became a boot dealer also living above the shop at Market place Hunmanby. About this time 15 years old Fred would be helping his father in the shop as assistant, we know Fred set up a boot shop at 25 high street Bridlington in 1896 and was still there in 1901, the 1911 census lists him as a boot dealer at 52 High Street Bridlington. Fred franchised for the Public Benefit Boot Company at some point possibly 1906 when 17 advertisements appear in the Hull Daily Mail all advertising Public Benefit Boots and shoes available from Fred’s shop in the High Street but by 1st May 1906 the agreement had ended. Fred makes reference to an association with the company address in Prospect Street Hull and may have gained his experience there as proof exists of a company policy of training assistants for management or even perhaps franchising?

John MARSTON

Born 1849 at Coventry, the son of Isaac MARSTON, silk weaver, and his wife Ann HILL. He married Emily BROOKS in 1871 at Coventry and their children included Arthur MARSTON 1873, Emily Elizabeth MARSTON 1876, William John MARSTON 1878, Edith MARSTON 1880, and Frederick MARSTON 1882. In the 1880’s he managed the Public Benefit Boot Co shop at 4 Hales Street and Spon Street, Coventry. He later moved to Edgbaston where his son William assisted in the boot shop.

Photo: Nott’s & Lincs ‘on their tour 1925

Wm. John Marston Holderness Rd. Branch seated 9th from the left on the Front row

Photo  William John MARSTON

Born 1878 at Coventry, son of John Marston, boot maker, and his wife Emily BROOKS. In 1905 at Birmingham he married Emily Elizabeth ARNOLD and their children included William Henry MARSTON born 3 December 1908 at Hull. At the age of 22 he worked as a boot shop assistant at the business at Edgbaston, Birmingham run by his parents. From at least 1911 until the 1925 he managed the premises at 35-37 Holderness Road, Hull. In June 1926 managed the Prospect Street shop. He died at Birmingham in 1953 aged 74 and his wife Emily died there in 1959

Percival Henry Claude MARTIN 


Born 1880 at Maidstone, Kent, son of William Henry MARTIN, boot manufacturer, and his wife Etta RANDALL. His father was Mayor of Maidstone 1914-15. In 1901 he worked as a boot salesman assistant at the Public Benefit Boot Co premises on Peasecod Street, New Windsor, Berkshire. He served in WWI with the R.A.F. and in 1919 married Lucille WHITTELL and they had children William W MARTIN 1921 and Pamela L MARTIN 1926. He and his brother Ernest Frederick Randall MARTIN continued in the boot manufacturing business at Maidstone where he died in 1960 aged 77.

Miss M Martin assistant Seaham Harbour found 1st QTR 1927

Miss M. Mason Spennymoor branch found 2nd Qtr 1925

Photo  The North Party at Middleton One Row July 22nd 1925

R Mason Chester Le Street Branch Middle row 1st on left

PHOTO: NORTH MANAGERS AT ROUNDHAY PARK 9TH JULY 1924

T R Mason Chester Le Street Branch Third Row 3rd from the right

Walter Matthews manager at Barnstaple 30th April 1896

Mr McGrath assistant at ‘Lion House’ Leeds sent to manage Newland Avenue Branch Hull 1st QTR 1926

Photo Ginger Laurence McManus a deaf and dumb worker one of many taken on by the company. A report appeared on this man in the Yorkshire Post & Leeds Intelligencer 1948 on 6th May Ginger Laurence McManus in nine hours stitched 66 pairs of soles per hour at Templar Street repair factory and was praised in the newspaper (photo).

Ernest George MEECH


Born 1878 at Eastcott, Wiltshire, son of George MEECH, farm bailiff and farmer, and his wife Fanny STEVENS. In 1901 he worked as a boot salesman assistant at the Public Benefit Boot Co premises on Peasecod Street, New Windsor, Berkshire, later working as a clothiers’ manager. In 1905 he married Nina Sophia ROSSITER and in 1917 he enlisted and was sent to France with the Honourable Artillery Company. He died in France a few months later aged 38 and his widow Nina died at Christchurch, Hampshire in 1956 aged 79.

Clarice Gertrude MELTON

Born 23 October 1904 at Hull, daughter of Robert MELTON, fisherman and oil pressman, and his wife Annie Elizabeth TINDALL. She worked at the Public Benefit Boot Co premises at Holderness Road, Hull in the 1920’s when William John MARSTON was the manager. She was a saleswoman and remembered a large clock made by Potts at the premises. She married Henry Johnson DENT who died at Hull in 1981 and she died there in 1992 aged 87.

Alfred Merriweather

born 1882 at Wakefield brother to William Edward left the company in 1924 after managing the Blyth shop.

Christopher MERRIWEATHER


Born 1891 at Bishop Auckland, Co Durham, son of Charles MERRIWEATHER and his wife Margaret Hannah CARTWRIGHT. He married Gwendoline Annie ARMSTRONG in 1914 at Darlington and their children included Nancy MERRIWEATHER 1917 and Christopher MERRIWEATHER c1918. He joined the Public Benefit Boot Co in 1916 and managed one of the company shops before he was appointed inspector of the northern district in 1937. His primary responsibility in this role was to ensure that the company’s policies were carried out consistently throughout his region. He joined the Royal Navy in September 1942 and saw service abroad. He returned to the company in March 1946. William CLAYTON, who worked at the Blyth shop from the late 1930’s, recalled that Christopher MERRIWEATHER had very high standards as a district inspector. His wife Gwendoline died at Darlington, Yorkshire in 1953 aged 60 and he died there in 1965 aged 73.

Photo  The North Party at Middleton One Row July 22nd 1925

Mr W.E. Merriweather Middle row fourth from the end going right behind his wife

Mrs Merriweather front row squatting fourth from the end going right

Photo. William Edward MERRIWEATHER

born 1880 Wakefield son of William & Ann and brother to Alfred. Married Edith in 1911 he is described as a boot dealer at Thornlea, West Crescent Darlington. Became the North-eastern district inspector before retiring in 1928.

George William MILES


Born 1890 at Bridlington, Yorkshire, son of Henry (Harry) MILES, barge boatman, and his wife Ellen Sophia SMEATON. In 1911 at Bridlington he married Abigail Elizabeth EDMOND and they had a daughter Phyllis M MILES 1911. He operated his own boot repairing business in Bridlington before moving to Hull where he managed the Public Benefit Boot Co Repairing Factory. During WWI, he served in the 1st/4th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment and in May 1918 suffered shrapnel wounds to his right knee. After treatment at a Scottish hospital he had only been back in France for ten days when he was wounded and taken prisoner. He died in hospital at Tournai in Belgium of pneumonia on 1 October 1918 while a prisoner of war. His widow Abigail died at Hull in 1966 aged 75.

Edwin  MILL

Born 1869 at Illogan, Cornwall, he married Mary Ann BEYNON around 1891 and three children included Josephine Mary MILL 1892, John Stuart MILL 1894 and Richard Edwin MILL 1895. In 1911 he managed the company’s premises at 12 Green Street, Neath, Glamorganshire.

Photo  The North Party at Middleton One Row July 22nd 1925

A Mills Stockton Branch Back row standing 8th from the left

Photo: Found on North managers at Roundhay Park Leeds July 9th 1924

A Mills Stockton Branch Back row 5th from the left

Photo: A. Mills Manager of Stockton 1924 & 1925

Mr Milne became manager of Peterborough Branch 2nd Qtr 1925

Alfred Sidney MILNER

Born 1889 at Birmingham, son of Alfred MILNER, engraver, and his wife Ann SMITH. In 1911 he worked as a boot salesman at the company’s premises in Hulme, Lancashire. He served in WWI and at the end of the war married Mary E GILL. They had a son Alfred Percy MILNER 1919. Alfred senior died 1948 aged 58.

E Miner manager 1913-1916 at Devizes Branch 6 Little Brittox

Photo  The North Party at Middleton One Row July 22nd 1925

E Mitchell Linthorpe Road Middlesbrough Branch Middle row 2nd on left

Photo: North managers at Roundhay Park Leeds July 9th 1924

E Mitchell Wallsend Branch Back Row 3rd from the left

Photo: Mr E Mitchell manager of Linthorpe Road from Wallsend Branch 4th Qtr 1924

James Henry MITCHELMORE

Born 1867 at East Allington, Devon, on 4 August 1895 at Horfield, Gloucestershire, he married Alice Bailey FRY and they had a daughter Doris May MITCHELMORE 1899. In 1901 he managed the company’s boot shop at 39 Gloucester Road, Bristol; in 1905 he managed the company’s large branch at The Foregate, Worcester and in 1911 he managed the company’s premises at 8 Wellington Street, Teignmouth, Devon. He died in 1934 aged 67 and his wife Alice died in 1949 aged 84.

John Victor MIZEN

Born 1895 at Wick, Gloucestershire, son of William John MIZEN, greengrocer and later nursery gardener, and his wife Alma MAYBURY. In 1911 he worked as a boot maker for Lennards in Bristol. He served as Lance Corporal in the Machine Gun Corps, Gloucestershire Regiment during WWI and was killed in action in the Somme, France, 1 August 1916 aged 21.

Blanche MOFFATT 
worked as a shop assistant at the Public Benefit Boot Co premises at Regent Street, Blyth, Northumberland 1938-1941.

Henry Abijah Pearce MONDEY

Born 1855 at Southampton, the third son of Thomas MONDEY, cabinet-maker, town missionary, and his wife Rebecca PEARCE of Romsey. At the age of 15 he was working as a Southampton hosier and in 1882 he married Louisa Rosetta MEYER of Bristol. In 1884 at Winchester they had a son Henry Carston MONDEY. In 1891-1892 he was based at 64 Market Street, Longton branch and stores in the district. Ten years later he was manager of the shop at 15 Market Place, Gainsborough.

Thomas Adonijah MONDEY

Born 1852 at Southampton, the second son of Thomas MONDEY, cabinet-maker, town missionary, and his wife Rebecca PEARCE of Romsey. In 1882 Thomas Jr, at the time a shoemaker, married Elizabeth Naish EAMES of Southampton. Their children included Daisy MONDEY 1877, David MONDEY 1878 and Philip MONDEY 1881. The family moved to Sheffield, where in 1891, Thomas managed the company’s boot shops one at 51 Sheaf Gardens in 1897. He died seven years later at the age of 46.

Photo: James Augustine MORAN


Born 13 August 1878 at Doncaster, Yorkshire, the son of Irishman John MORAN and his wife Bridget Theresa MORRIS of Epworth, Lincolnshire. He left school at the age of 12 and worked initially as an errand boy. By 1901 he managed a boot shop in Eccleshall Bierlow and by 1910 managed the boot department of Huddersfield Co-operative Society. He went into business as a master boot and shoe maker in 1912 but by June 1915 had been declared bankrupt. He moved with his family to Birmingham and was appointed the manager of The Public Benefit Boot Co branch at 42 Corporation Street, Birmingham pre-WW1 In May 1916 as WWI progressed the British Government began the conscription of married men and James was called up. He spent the next three years serving in France and Belgium with the Royal Army Ordnance Corps as a Lance Corporal. He was transferred to the reserve in 1919 and returned to Huddersfield where he was appointed manager of the Barnsley Co-operative Boot and Shoe Store. He worked there until his retirement after which he ran a confectionery and tobacconist business with his wife until his death in 1950.

Hubert James MORGAN

Born 1890 at Gloucester, son of Thomas Jarrett MORGAN, post office parcel porter, and his wife Edith Emily MERRETT. In 1891 he worked as a boot salesman at Hulme, 118 Stretford Road Lancashire. On 14 July 1914, he married Edna Elizabeth JOHNSON and they had a daughter Clarice MORGAN 1916. He served as a gunner in France during WWI.

H C Morgan new manager given the new branch of Holyhead opened May found   2nd Qtr 1924

Mr David Morgan new manager of new Branch at Bangor found 2nd Qtr 1924 still there in 2nd QTR 1927

Joe Morley worker in the Templar Street Factory in the 1950’s and 60’s

Job MORRIS

Born 1883 at Ilangedwyre, Flintshire, Wales, he married Annie EVANS in 1908 and a few years later managed the company’s premises at 38 Fore Street, Taunton, Somerset.

John MORRIS

Born c1877 at Ruabon near Wrexham, Wales, he married Gladys Marion FOGWELL in 1910 their children included Daisy N A.1912, John P.1916 and Dilys M.1924. In 1901 he worked as a Cardiff boot shop assistant and in 1911 he managed the Lennards premises at 212 High Street, Exeter with his wife assisting in the business.In 1914 he was a Lennards Ltd shareholder and managed a company branch shop at 35 Pandy Square, Tonypandy, Glamorgan, Wales.

Gladys Marion Morris nee Fogwell wife to John Morris assistant at 211 High Street Exeter

Arthur John MORRISH

Born 1871 at Bridford, Devon, son of John MORRISH, boot maker, and his wife Sophia JOINT. He married Ellen PARNELL in 1894 and their children included Kenneth Arthur 1902, Betty Winifred 1905 and John Parnell 1909. He was a Lennards Limited shareholder and in 1896-1901 managed the company’s boot shop in Penzance. Later he managed all three shops in Penzance from 1898. Ten years later he was an inspector of branches for the company. He died at Leicester 15 November 1926 aged 55.

John MORRISH

Born 1847 at Holcombe Burnell, Devon, son of Samuel MORRISH, shoe maker, and his wife Salome. He married Sophia JOINT in 1869 at Exeter and their children included Arthur John  1871, Florence Lydia  1872, William Henry  1873, Lily Sophia  1879, Walter Herbert  1883 and Victor George Leonard  1885. John worked firstly as a boot-maker in Bridford and later in Plymouth where it is thought he worked for the Public Benefit Boot Co. Following John’s death in early 1890, his widow Sophia took over the management of the Public Benefit Boot Co premises at 152 King Street, Plymouth, continuing in that role for more than 20 years. His widow Sophia died at Leicester in 1931 aged 81.

Victor George Leonard MORRISH

Born 1885 at Plymouth, son of John MORRISH, boot-maker, and his wife Sophia JOINT. At the age of 16 he was a boot trade apprentice based with his brother Arthur at the Public Benefit Boot Co premises in Market Place, Penzance. He married Jane I LEE in 1912 and their children included Kathleen MORRISH 1913, Geoffrey H MORRISH 1918 and Alan L MORRISH 1920. During WWI, he served with the Labour Corps of the Gloucestershire Regiment. He died in 1953 aged 69 and his widow Jane died in 1960 aged 78.

Walter Herbert MORRISH

Born 1883 at Plymouth, son of John MORRISH, boot maker, and his wife Sophia JOINT. At the age of 17 he assisted his mother who was manageress of the Public Benefit Boot Co branch at 152 King Street, Plymouth. In 1918 he married Elsie M SHORT and their children included Claud F MORRISH 1925 and Doreen M S MORRISH 1926. He died in 1956 aged 73.

Mr Morrish Managing Northgate Chester Branch 1st QTR 1928

Miss Margaret Moseley shop assistant regent Street Blyth 1940’s

Photo  The North Party at Middleton One Row July 22nd 1925

G H Moss Seaham Branch Back Row standing 3rd from left 1925

Photo  G H Moss manager of Seaham Branch 1925-27

William James MOSS

Born 1878 at Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, he married Matilda Williams HITCHENS in 1906 at Penzance, Cornwall and their children included William Alexander MOSS 1907 and Dorothy Tryphena MOSS 1910. In 1901 he worked as an assistant in the boot shop in Yeovil, Somerset, and in 1911 he managed the company’s premises at 9 Union Street, Plymouth, Devon.

Mr Mott manager of Firth Park Sheffield since opening 1926 moved on to Morley 1928

George Richard MOUNT

Born 25 June 1911 at Chelsea, London, son of Sir William Arthur MOUNT, MP, and his wife Lady Hilda Lucy Adelaide LOW. On 3 December 1936, he married Elizabeth Patricia BARING and they had a daughter Serena Georgianna MOUNT in 1941. He was Chairman and Managing Director of Lennards Ltd 1960-63. His wife Elizabeth died in 1981 and he died in 1991 aged 79.

Photo  The North Party at Middleton One Row July 22nd 1925

D Murfitt East Hartlepool Branch Middle Row 5th from the left

PHOTO: NORTH MANAGERS AT ROUNDHAY PARK 9TH JULY 1924

D Murfitt Hartlepool Branch Third Row 5th from the right

Frank MURRAY

Born 1874 at Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, son of Edward William MURRAY, machine grinder, and his wife Eliza Louisa WOODHALL. In 1901 he worked at the company’s boot shop at Croydon, Surrey.

Henry George MUSTOE

Born 1 August 1895 at Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, son of Frederick Avery MUSTOE, plasterer, and his wife Adelaide Elizabeth ROGERS. He married Agnes PRICE in 1920 and they had a daughter Irene J 1925. He worked as a boot shop porter at the company’s premises at 379 High Street Cheltenham. During WWI, he served with the Gloucestershire Regiment in France. His wife Agnes died in 1972 he died in 1977

Charles Henry MYERS

Born 1884 at London, son of William Henry MYERS, pianoforte maker and ladder maker, and his wife Sarah Ellen. In 1906 he married Selina Hephzibah MUST and their children included Dorothy Selina MYERS 1907 and Lena Marion MYERS 1910. In 1911 he managed the Public Benefit Boot Co premises at 27 Powis Street, Woolwich, London. He died in 1960 aged 76 and his widow Selina died in 1968 aged 82

Wesley NANCARROW

Born 1865 at Summercourt, St Enoder, Cornwall, son of John NANCARROW, draper and grocer, and his wife Ann BROAD. He worked as a draper’s apprentice in Boscawen Street, Truro, before becoming a travelling salesman. At the turn of the century he was a dealer in china, glass, earthenware, boots and shoes and by 1906 he managed the Public Benefit Boot Co branch in Honey Street, Bodmin. By 1914 he managed businesses in Wadebridge and Redruth. He married Kate CAMPS in 1919 at Bodmin and he died at St Columb, Cornwall in 1928 aged 63.

Miss NEVISON
 In the 1950’s & 1960’s worked at the Public Benefit Boot Co branch at Northumberland Street, Newcastle.

A W Newton manager of 14 Call Lane branch in 1894

Francis Edwin NEWTON

Born 1876 at St Thomas, Exeter, Devon, son of John NEWTON, labourer at a marine store, and his second wife Caroline Eliza MOXET. He married Jessie BUZZACOTT in 1900 at Crediton, Devon and they had a son Charles Francis NEWTON c1902. During the period 1909-11 he worked as a salesman at the Public Benefit Boot Co branch at 43 Market Street, Falmouth, Cornwall and in 1912 his wife Jessie was listed as manageress of the same premises. It is possible they separated in 1913 and Jessie died at Toronto in 1929 aged 51 and Francis died at Vancouver in 1959 aged 82.

Mrs Pat Nicholson assistant at 11 & 40 Northumberland Street, 1950’s

Herbert Noble Yorkshire eve. Post 23rd June 1917 Herbert Noble aged 38 of the Royal garrison artillery killed in action. He served 21 years with the Pub. Benefit at Leeds.

Photo: North managers at Roundhay Park Leeds July 9th 1924

F Noddings Newport Road Middlesboro Branch Third Row 1st on the left                   1st Qtr 1925 he removed to Widnes Branch

Mr North from Hillsboro branch and one time assistant at Malton branch sent to Driffield Branch 1st QTR 1926

William NORTH

Born 1852 at Tredegar, Monmouthshire, Wales, son of Joseph NORTH, boot maker, and his wife Sarah MANUEL. In 1877 he married Mary Emma JENKINS and their children included Rosa Mabel 1878, Joseph Harold 1880, George Arthur 1882, Muriel Dora M 1885, William Stuart 1886, Hugh Gordon 1888, Basil 1891, Violet 1893 and Irene 1894. William followed his father into the boot trade and by 1891 he managed the boot shop at 18 Castle Street and from at least 1891 to 1911 he managed the Public Benefit Boot Co premises at 38 Castle Street, Tredegar

George Arthur NORTH

Born 1882 at Tredegar, Monmouthshire, Wales, son of William NORTH, boot shop manager, and his wife Mary Emma JENKINS. In 1911 he worked as a boot shop assistant in his father’s business at Tredegar.

John NUNNERLEY
 Shop assistant at the Public Benefit Boot Co branch at St Peter’s Street, Derby in 1896.

Edward O’NEIL

Born c1865 at Randallstown, Antrim, Northern Ireland. He and his wife Catherine had five children including Kathleen Mary J O’NEIL 1892, Norah Winifred O’NEIL 1894, Veronica Marguerite O’NEIL 1898 and Edmund Donnell O’NEIL 1905. They lived for some years at Darlington, Huddersfield, & Co Durham Yorkshire in 1911 he managed the company’s premises at 253 Roundhay Road, Leeds.

William Thomas OAKLEY

Born 1861 at Northampton, son of John OAKLEY, tailor, and his wife Sophia BEESLEY. He married Ada Mary WOODHOUSE in 1892 and they had a son John Woodhouse OAKLEY the following year. In 1911 William managed the company’s premises at 5 Market Place, Nuneaton, Warwickshire. His wife Ada died in 1929 aged 64 and he died 1937 aged 76.

Stephen OATLEY

Born 1853 at London, son of James OATLEY, boot-maker’s clicker, and his wife Sarah. He married Marrian JELLEY in 1888 at Brighton, Sussex. They had no children and he spent much of his working life managing the company’s premises at Brighton. He died at Hove, Sussex in 1929 aged 76.

Charles Llewellyn OLIVER

Born 1871 at Swansea, Wales, son of Charles OLIVER who at that time managed a boot and shoe establishment at 30 Castle Street, Swansea. Both the Charles Sr and Charles Jr were shoe factors and subsequently held executive positions with Lennards Ltd of Bristol. Charles Llewellyn OLIVER married about January 1901 to Hagar Winifred HEAP and he died 15 December 1902 aged 31.

John Henry OLIVER

Born 1880 at Loughborough, son of Samuel Bernard OLIVER, boot-maker, and his wife Clare WILLIAMS. His grandparents John Carter OLIVER and Elizabeth HENSHAW ran a boot shop in Barrow-upon-Soar, Leicestershire. In 1901 he worked as a boot shop assistant in Cardiff and later lived in Chippenham, Wiltshire. He married Ethel Alice BROADHEAD in 1906 and they had a daughter Marjorie OLIVER 1923.

William Oran assistant at 379 High Street Cheltenham in 1898 present at the death of the manager G. F. Lodge

Mr Overtone manager at Stafford found 4th Qtr 1927

Charles Edward A OWEN

Born c1861 at Uppingham, Rutland, son of Henry Joseph OWEN, formerly a grocer, later a boot merchant, and his wife Ann Eliza WESTMORELAND. He married Elizabeth Patience HADWIN in 1885 at Chorlton, Lancashire and their children included Lillian OWEN 1886 and Gertrude OWEN 1890. Charles was initially a boot and shoe salesman before becoming a dealer in Ardwick and Newton in Makerfield.

Joseph Henry OWEN

Born c1858 at Peterborough, son of Henry Joseph OWEN, formerly a grocer, later a boot merchant, and his wife Ann Eliza WESTMORELAND. In 1871 Henry managed a Leicester shoe shop and 10 years later he was a boot manufacturer’s manager. Both Joseph and his father Henry were listed in 1891 as boot and shoe merchants in Toxteth Park, 69 Granby Street. Joseph married Lydia PENNINGTON of Prescot in 1892 and a few years later he managed a boot dealership in Warrington and became a shareholder in the Public Benefit Boot Co. In 1911, still based at Warrington, he worked as a district manager for the company.

 

SHAREHOLDERS I-O. SOUTHERN & NORTHERN

Susan I’ANSON, 121 Roundhay Road, Leeds, Married

Sarah Elizabeth IBBOTSON, 46 Oakhill Road, Sheffield, Married

Harry INGHAM, 17 Hanson Lane, Halifax, Draper

International Investment Trust Ltd, 169 Winchester House, Old Broad Street, London EC

William IREDALE, L & M Bank, Leeds, Bank Clerk

John IRVING, 2 Greenhead Road, Huddersfield, Surgeon

Grace ISAAC, Redcliffe House, Henley on Thames, Spinster

M J ISAAC, Redcliffe House, Henley on Thames, Spinster

John William JACKSON, 271 Hanover Street, Sheffield, Grocer

Joseph Foster JACKSON, 46 Arpley Street, Warrington, Cashier

John Frederick JANSON, Barstow Square, Wakefield, Solicitor

Madeline Louisa JARRETT, 35 Exchange Street, Driffield, Married

Thomas JEFFRIES, 110 Trafalgar Road, Moseley, Surveyor’s Assistant

John JENKIN, 54 Elgin Crescent, Notting Hill, London W, Wesleyan Minister

Henry Cox JENKINSON, Cromwell House, Wincobank, Sheffield, Cutlery Manager

Charles JERRISON, Moscar Cottage, Millhouse, Sheffield, Secretary

Edward JESSOP, The Terrace, Driffield, Yorks., Gentleman

Frederick George JEWELL, Norman House, Stonebridge Park, London NW, Gentleman

George Charles JOHNSON, 17 Victoria Terrace, Belle Vue Road, Leeds, Cashier

William Thomas JOHNSON, 57 Jamaica Row, Birmingham, Factor

Charles JÖLE, Clarence Cottage, Kirkstall, Leeds, Clerk

Henrietta JONES, Glengowan Stafford Pl, Weston Super Mare, Spinster

Martha JONES, 66 Boar Lane, Leeds, Saleswoman

Matthew John JONES, The Orchard, Belper, Derby

William JONES, 125 Weston Street, Sheffield, Cutlery Manager

Henry KAY, 152 Nottingham Street, Pitsmoor, Sheffield, Bookkeeper

Harry KAYE, Knowle Villa, Mirfield, Manufacturer

John Watson KAYE, Ivy Grove, Mirfield, Manufacturer

Joshua KAYE, Deanhill nr Barnsley, Gentleman

Joshua KAYE, Deanhill nr Barnsley, Esquire

Charles William KAYSER, Carlisle Works, Manufacturer

Charles William KAYSER (Jr), Endcliffe Grange, Sheffield, Gentleman

Charles William KEIGHLEY, Upperhead Mills, Huddersfield, Woollen & Cotton Manufacturer

Adam KELLY, 118 Princess Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Clerk

Frederick KEMP, 87 Park Lane, Leeds, Draper

John Callow KERR, Milton Lodge, Grove Road, Headingley, Leeds, Bank Manager

Mary Alexia KERR, Milton Lodge, Grove Road, Headingley, Leeds, Married Woman

William KETTLEWELL, Cliffroyd, 142 Chapel town Road, Leeds, Gentleman

Emily Mary KIDGER, Sunny Bank, Ashby de la Zouch

Mary Edith KIDGER, Trinity Cottage, Ashby de la Zouch, Spinster

Charles Edward KILNER, Royds House, Kirkheaton nr Huddersfield, Yarn Spinner

George KIRBY, Moorhead, Sheffield, Boot Factor

George KIRBY, 1 Palmyra Square, Warrington

John KIRBY, Moorhead, Sheffield, Boot & Shoe Dealer

John KIRBY, 18 Grange Crescent Road, Sheffield, Gentleman

Edith KIRK, 31 Beech Hill Road, Sheffield, Married

James Montgomery KIRKBY, 56 Westgate, Wakefield

Frederick Conyers KITCHEN, 40 Basinghall Street, Leeds, Leather Factor

John N KITCHING, Heworth Cottage, York

Thomas Reckitt KITCHING, Heworth Cottage, York

George KITNER, Broomgroves, Lepton nr Huddersfield, Yarn Spinner

M Harry LAKIN, The Cliff, Warwick, JP

Joseph LAMBERT, Westfield, Cottingham, East Yorks., JP

William Thomas LANCASTER, Yorkshire Banking Co, Leeds, Clerk

Emma LANE, 15 Havelock Street, Sheffield, Married

Henry James LANE, 15 Havelock Street, Sheffield, Manager

William Henry LANGLEY, 38 Bennetts Hill, Birmingham, Stockbroker

John LAWSON, 79 Albion Street, Leeds, Stockbroker

Stanley LAWTON, London & Yorks. Bank Ltd, Sheffield, Sub Manager

Joshua Bert LAYCOCK, 78 Howe Street, Birmingham, Merchant

Frank Chapman LAYLAND, 190 Myrtle Road, Heeley, Sheffield, Assistant Teacher

William Edward LAYLAND, 30 Westover Road, Bramley, Draughtsman

Harry Douglas LEATHER, Lark Hill, Cleckheaton, Acct Clerk

Charles Alfred LEE, 1 Pryme Street, Hull, Doctor of Medicine

William LEGGE, 15 Infirmary Road, Sheffield, Manager

Samuel LENNARD, West Walk, Leicester, Boot Manufacturer

Rev Walter LENWOOD, 28 Springhill, Sheffield, Congregational Minister

Alfred Edward, LEWIS, 28 Duffield Road, Derby, Bank Manager

Charles LEWIS, St James, Northampton, Boot Manufacturer

Edward LEWIS, St James, Northampton, Boot Manufacturer

Grace Mary LEWIS, The Briars, Park Hill, Moseley, Birmingham, Married

Hugh LEWIS, 81 Colmore Row, Birmingham, Insurance Manager

Thomas Davies LEWIS, St James, Northampton, Boot Manufacturer

Bernard Wilde LINGARD, Loxley, Sheffield, Schoolmaster

William LITTLEWOOD, Parkgate, Berry Brow, Huddersfield, Decorator

John Petter Atkins LONG, Dalby House, Ilkeston

Josiah LONGLAND, 2 Union Street, Warrington, Solicitor

James Edward LORD, Mill End, New Church nr Manchester, Book Keeper

Squire Harry LOWE, 2 Bow Street, Sheffield, Musical Instrument Dealer

Arthur LUMB, 50 Sowerby Street, Sowerby Bridge

William Arthur LUPTON, 26-27 Bond Street, Leeds, Solicitor

Lorenzo Pearson LYMBERY, 28 Stoney Street, Nottingham

John George LYON, Carlton Close, Pontefract, Tar Distiller

Francis Cunningham MACASHIE, Trinity Street, Leeds, Newspaper Proprietor

Benjamin MACKRILL, The Thwaite, Cottingham, Yeast Merchant

David Douglas MACLAGAN, 5 Eton Terrace, Edinburgh, Stock Broker

Charles MADELEY, The Museum, Warrington, Librarian

Clara Anne MALLALIEU, Shady Grove, Delph nr Oldham, Married

Franklin MALLALIEU, Bell House, Delph nr Oldham, Woollen Manufacturer

Jane Agnes MALLALIEU, The Woodlands, Delph nr Oldham, Spinster

Julia Ann MALLALIEU, The Woodlands, Delph nr Oldham, House Maid

Samuel MALLALIEU, Vale House, Delph nr Oldham, Woollen Manufacturer

Edward Palmer MALLORY, 249 Hyde Park Road, Leeds, Jeweller

Charles MALTBY, Dalby, Ilkeston, Lace Manufacturer

Thomas MALTBY, Bubwith, Selby, Grocer

Joshua MANN, Leeds Road, Birstall nr Leeds, Yeast Merchant

Stephen MANSFIELD, Gilmerton, Trumpington, Cambs, Gentleman

George MARCH, 5 Old Bank Chambers, Leeds, Gentleman

Amy L MARGETTS, Elland Lodge, Cleveland Road, Torquay, Spinster

Eleanor Charlotte MARGETTS, Elland Lodge, Cleveland Road, Torquay, Spinster

Henry Capner MARKS, 9 Howard Place, Carlisle, Civil Engineer

Claude Alfred MARRIOTT, 18 Victoria Street, Nottingham, Solicitor

James MASON, The Poplars, Littleover Hill, Derby, Mid Ry Co Clerk

John MASSIE, 101 Banbury Road, Oxford, College Lecturer

Joseph MATHER, 45 Caroline Place, Hull, Gentleman

Joseph MAY, May Bank, Victoria Road, Headingley Leeds, Gentleman

George MAYBURY, 17 Manchester Road, Warrington, Gentleman

Alfred MAYFIELD, Avenue House, Newland Hull, Paper Manufacturer

Alfred MAYFIELD (Jr), Avenue House, Newland Hull, Paper Manufacturer

Percy MAYFIELD, Avenue House, Newland Hull, Paper Manufacturer

William MAYLES, Ivy House, Union Street, Luton, Straw Hat Manufacturer

Charles Peel McBride, 41 Portland Road, Nottingham, Seedsman

William McClure, 30 Sholebroke Avenue, Hull, Esquire

John McKay, Woburn, Beds, Retired Draper

John Alfred MENHINICK, 29 Church Drive, Carrington, Nottingham, Book Keeper

Thomas MERRY, South Normanton nr Alfreton, Draper

Joseph MERRYWEATHER, Hill House, Welbury, Northallerton, Ship Owner

Frederick MEYER, Kingsthorpe, Retired

John Thomas MILLER, Ravensdene Park Road, Peterborough, Clothier

Lucy Ellen MILLER, 17 Glaston Road, Street, Somerset, Married

Mary Jane MILLS, Lydgate Lane, Crookes, Sheffield, Wife

Samuel John MILLS, 5 Cyprus Terrace, Walkley, Sheffield, Foreman Fitter

Thomas MILLS, 74 Lydgate Lane, Crookes, Police Constable

Thomas MILLS, Lydgate Lane, Crookes, Police Officer

Edwin MITCHELL, Field House, Ossett, Manufacturer

Grace Ann MITCHELL, 5 Evelyn Street, Chapel town Road, Leeds, Married

William Watson MITCHELL, Rectory Cottage, Ripley, Yorks.

Henry John MOHUN, 10 Ravensworth Terrace, Durham, Gentleman

Thomas MOLLETT, Beal, Whitby Bridge, Gentleman

Thomas Adonijah MONDEY, 51 Sheaf Gardens, Sheffield, Manager

Alexander MONTEITH, Pygmalion, Boar Lane, Leeds

Robert MOORBY, George Street, Cottingham, Clerk

Charles Edwin MOORE, 7 Foregate Street, Worcester, Stock Broker

Fanny Beck MOORE, Hartland Rise, Cottingham, Hull, Widow

Walter W MOORE, 9 Lime Avenue, Urmston, Manchester, Clerk

William Henry MORGAN, 7 Woodland Terrace, Swansea, Gentleman

John MORTON, Wostenholme Road, Sheffield, Retired Merchant

William MORTON, Albert Street, Birmingham, Boot Manufacturer

Charles MOSS, Heatherlea, Coombe Road, Croydon, Gentleman

Edgar Aston MUMMERY, 115 Lenox Street, Lozells, Birmingham, Baker

Arthur Spencer MURGATROYD, Buttershaw, via Wibsey nr Bradford, Butcher

John Arthur MURPHY, Linton Falls, Shipton, Yorks

Lewis John MURRAY, Nesta House, Birmingham, Glass Manufacturer

Leonora MUSHAM, Kirkgate, Knaresborough, Married

Charles Danby NASH, 4 Lipton Place, College Road, Leeds, Gentleman

William NASMYTH, 91 Tachbrook Road, Leamington

Thomas NAYLOR, 3 Regent Street, Harrogate, Registration Agent

George NEDHAM, 3 Lucknow Villas, Whitehaven, Cumberland, Clerk in Holy Orders

Frederick William NELSON, Victoria Broomhall Park, Sheffield, Bank Clerk

Thomas NELSON, 26 Woodstock Road, Sheffield, Commercial Traveller

William NELSON, 47 Victoria Road, Broomhall Park, Sheffield, Retired

Sarah NETTLESHIP, 39 Sholebroke Avenue, Chapel town Road, Leeds, Married

Henry NEWBOUND, c/o Messrs Thomas Ibbotson & Son, Holbeck Mills, Leeds, Book Keeper

Jane NEWELL, Lofthouse nr Wakefield, Shop Keeper

Walter NEWELL, Town End, Lofthouse nr Wakefield, Miner

John Thomas NEWHOUSE, 303 Abbeydale Road, Sheffield, Bank Agent

Mary Curle NEWMAN, 249 Hyde Park Road, Leeds, Widow

Harold NICHOLS, Kirkstall, Tanner

James NIELD, 535 Buxton Road, Hazelgrove nr Stockport, Traveller

Alfred Scholefield NORTH, The Limes, Jaffrey Road, Graveley Hill, Birmingham, Retired

Northern Counties Investment Trust Ltd, 12 Piccadilly, Bradford

 

Alfred Lodge OAKES, 26 Montgomery Road, Sharrow, Sheffield, Manager

Charlotte Augusta OATES, 97 Upperthorpe Road, Sheffield, Married Woman

Inez Dorning OLDHAM, Eastnor, Station Road, Yardley, Worcs

Joseph OLDHAM, Eastnor, Station Road, Yardley, Worcs, Secretary

Arthur OLDROYD, Healey in Batley, Yorks

Charles OLIVER, Hazeldean, Stoneygate, Leicester, Boot Factor

John OLIVER, Rothwell Haigh nr Leeds, Retired

John Henry ONIONS, Market Drayton, Salop, Solicitor

James Smith OSTLER, Sovereign Street, Leeds, Leather Factor

Joseph Henry OWEN, 18/20 Bridge Street, Earlestown, Lancs, Boot Dealer’s Manager

William Craven OWEN, Rose Cottage, Oulton, Leeds, Builder

Thomas Henry OXLEY, 3 Edinburgh Road, Upper Armley Leeds, Bank Clerk

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