HARRISON INDEX ENTRIES

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HARRISON INDEX ENTRIES

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HARRISON INDEX ENTRIES AS OF 28 May 2005

1741
Electoral roll for Barnoldswick. John Harrison noted as elector and freeholder but no address given.

1753 and 1756
John Harrison paid land tax of 7/- and 13/4 in these years. No address given.

1753
John Harrison pays land tax of 10/- for Hollins and in 1757 pays 13/4 but no address given.

1757
Thomas Harrison noted as paying land tax of 6/9. No address.

1822
Baines Directory notes George Harrison as being a cotton manufacturer at Broughton. [almost certainly in the old Broughton Corn Mill]

1822
Baines directory notes William Harrison as being a coal merchant in Barlick. Ditto for 1823.

1835
An electoral roll for Bracewell gives Swatcliff [sic] as the address for John Harrison.

1835 and 1837
John Harrison noted as farmer of New Laithe and elector of Barnoldswick for both these years. Ditto for Thomas Harrison, address given as Blackburn, Lancashire.

1837
Richard Harrison noted as elector of Barnoldswick, address given as Colne. Ditto for 1841, address given as Corn Close, Colne.

1837
Septimus Harrison noted as elector of Barnoldswick and address given as Isle of Wight.

1841 census
Harrison family at Gill Hall: William Edmondson, 70, Independent seems to be the head. Also listed are John Harrison, 55, ag. Labourer. Sarah(?) Harrison, wife, 50. James Harrison, 15, weaver. Elias Harrison, 14, weaver. Christopher Harrison, 13, weaver.

1851 census
Fanny Harrison, 31, HLW Wool. Sister Mary Harrison, 25, HLW wool. Both noted as resident at Hey. [Note: this was the district around Hey Farm and could be on Longfield Lane or the other small cottages clustered around what is now the Greyhound Hotel]

1851 census
John Harrison, Gill Hall, Coates. 67 years, Ag labourer. Sarah, wife, 67. James, son, 27 HLW, wool.

1851 census
Residing at Wapping; John Harrison, 45, warper. Mary A, wife, 42. William, son, 20, PLW cotton. Carolin, Daughter, 3 years.

1851 census
Edward Harrison, 52, Townhead, Barnoldswick. Power loom weaver. Jule{?} sister, 55, PLW. Mary, 45, sister, PLW.

1871 census
Ellen Harrison is noted as farming Bashfield at Salterforth, 55, 70 acres and employs 2 men.

1871 census
James Harrison noted as farmer of 50 acres at Prospect Farm, Barnoldswick, aged 42.

1871 census
Residing at Townhead; Jeremiah Harrison, 34, cattle drover. Sarah, wife, 34, HLW wool. Rocksannah[sic] daughter, 10, winder. Thomas, 8, son, winder. Richard, son, 5, winder.

1881 Census
Christopher Harrison described as butcher of Red Lion Street. Hartley Harrison also noted on Red Lion Street as weaver of cotton. Ditto; Evelena Harrison, cotton bobbin winder.

1887
Barrett’s Directory notes that Arthur Harrison is a farmer at Windlefield, Earby. Same directory; Benjamin Harrison resides at 5 Chapel Street, Earby. [same entry in 1896 Barrett]

1887
Barrett Directory notes John Harrison as farmer at View Cottage. (On Folly?)

1890
R. W. Harrison mentioned in various entries in the Calf Hall Shed Company Minute books as supplying goods, India rubber rings mentioned in some instances between 1890 and 1892. Could have been in another town as this was a specialised supplier.

1895
[Family informant] John or William? Harrison came to Barlick in 1895 as a coal merchant and was from a Long Preston family. He was at one time a gamekeeper on Pen y Gent at Dalehead. His son Willy Harrison was born in 1896 and worked for Herbert Hoggarth in Wellhouse Road as a welder in premises now owned by Gissing and Lonsdale. He was a prominent member of the fire brigade and I think he may have worked at Henry Brown, Sons and Pickles at one time. [see also 1822 entry for William, there may be a conflict]

1902
Barrett’s Directory notes Fred Harrison as being a joiner, builder and contractor of Park Road [tel. 182] Same directory notes William Leech Harrison as residing at Melbourne Mount.

1907 – 1962
John Harrison, member of BUDC 1907 – 1910 and 1922 – 1928. Died March 22 1962.

20/11/1907
Ernest Harrison appointed to fix two girders at Ouzledale Foundry by the Calf Hall Shed company if his price be satisfactory.

11/06/1912
Engine christening at Barnsey Shed. Ernest Harrison seconded the vote of thanks to the ladies who started the engine. He had shares and was a director of the shed company.

Undated entry
[‘A Way of Life Gone By’ page 15.] Ernest Harrison noted as a Barnoldswick builder who built Montrose Terrace, the long side of Leonard Street and some of the houses in Rosemount avenue.

1914.
Undated entry in A Way of Life Gone By but probably c.1914. Notes that John Harrison was farmer at Aynhams.

29/04/1914
Ernest Harrison of Barnoldswick asked by the Calf Hall Shed Company to repair the well at Dark Hill with flags and a grate.

Post 1914
[LTP 78/AC/01, page 13.] Ernie Roberts told how his mother was on Parish Relief after WW1. She drew 25/- a week but should have had 35/-. The relief officer, a man called Harrison, had been cheating her out of ten shillings a week. He was found out, convicted and sentenced to nine months in the second division.

Post 1914?
[LTP. 82/JM/01. Page 25.] John Metcalfe talks about New Coates Mill. He mentions Elisha Harrison of Earby as being in the partnership which ran the mill. [There may be a connection here with the Seal Manufacturing Company which was named after Seal Croft in Earby]

18/04/1917.
Ernest Harrison asked to repair the leakage at Ouzledale Dam and make a cement wall behind the puddle clay.

1923.
Richard Harrison, Sanitary Inspector to BUDC 3 Oct 1923 to Jan 31, 1938. Died February 8th 1942.

1930/1970
William Harrison senior was a coal merchant and farmer at Smearber Farm, Elslack. He got the contract for picking farm milk up and carrying bottled milk for West Marton Dairies and his sons Jack and Billy took over after his death and traded as Harrison Brothers. C.1960 Jack Harrison paid Billy out and went into partnership with Jack Widdup and Gordon Stuart and they bought Whitewell Dairies at Accrington which they later sold to Associated Dairies. Billy carried on with the haulage business. Lost the contract at West Marton due to reorganisation and ended up as a general haulage contractor with one wagon driven by SCG. [see SG Memoirs ‘West Marton Dairies’ and LTP transcript 82/HD/06. Harold Duxbury. Page 16.]

SCG/29 May 2005
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Re: HARRISON INDEX ENTRIES

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