Halifax, Yorkshire

Halifax [‘Halyfax’], Yorkshire, 1612

Halifax, Yorkshire, 1793

Census Abstract, 1821

Samuel Lewis, Topographical Dictionary of England, 1845

Halifax, Yorkshire, 1889


7 April 1879: Deserters from Her Majesty’s Service: A reward of from 5s to 20s is offered for the apprehension of David Kenny, [Reg. No:] 1784, 9th Brig. Dep; [born:] Kilkenny; [trade] bricklayer; [age] 21¼; [size:] 5[ft] 8½[in]; [hair:] brown; [eyes:] blue; [face:] fresh; [coat & trousers:] regimental; [date of desertion:] 3 March 1879 [at] Halifax; [marks & remarks:] scars on buttocks;

Samuel Parker, [Reg. No:] 1720, 9th Brig. Dep; [born:] Foleshill; [trade] labourer; [age] 25⅓; [size:] 5[ft] 7¾[in]; [hair:] brown; [eyes:] hazel; [face:] fresh; [coat & trousers:] regimental; [date of desertion:] 3 March 1879 [at] Halifax; [marks & remarks:] woman on left arm;

Frank Ward, [Reg. No:] 685, Rifle Brigade; [born:] Halifax; [trade] labourer; [age] 21½; [size:] 5[ft] 8[in]; [hair:] brown; [eyes:] grey; [face:] fresh; [coat & trousers:] regimental; [date of desertion:] 14 March 1879 [at] Woolwich; [marks & remarks:] off furlough: blue spot near left hand;

Thomas Lowry, [Reg. No:] 1642, 76th Foot; [born:] Castlereagh, Down; [trade] printer; [age] 25; [size:] 5[ft] 7[in]; [hair:] brown; [eyes:] blue; [face:] fair; [coat & trousers:] tweed; [date of desertion:] 22 March 1879 [at] Halifax; [marks & remarks: blank]


30 April 1914: view of The Rocks

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