The Collier family of Howardtown.
Collier and his wife Elizabeth had a son, Samuel Collier born on 18
July 1769. In Samuel's baptism record, John is described as of
Duckinfield. John was cousin to another John Collier of Dukinfield
(see Vaudrey-Collier connection).
Collier was born on 18 July 1769 in Godley and baptised on 11 October
1772 at Mottram parish church. Glossop parish registers describe him
as being of Hurst, Bridge End and Milltown. He was manager at Barrack
Mill for John Wood and at Wren Nest Mill. According to Hamnett he was
also a clock maker. He married Hannah Kershaw, baptised on 10 May
1777 in Mottram (daughter of John Kershaw) on 5 February 1797 at
Mottram parish church. They had seven children:
Collier born about 1797.
Collier born about 1799.
Collier b. 26 July 1801.
Collier born on 25 February and baptised on 26 June 1808 in Glossop
Collier b. 4 January 1810.
Collier b. 22 August 1812.
Collier, aged 68; of Howard Town died on 18 November 1837 at
died aged 73 and was buried on 5 May 1851 at Littlemoor Independent,
Collier was born about 1797 in Mottram. Glossop parish register
entries describe him as "of Bridge End". He married Martha
Sydall, born on 25 October 1801, daughter of James Syddall and Ellen
Tatton (see The Syddall family of Glossop) on 22 November 1822 in Glossop parish church. They had six children:
Collier, baptised 7 March 1824 in Glossop parish church, died 7 May
and buried 9 May 1832 in Glossop.
Collier, baptised 13 November 1825 in Glossop parish church.
Collier baptised 9 March 1828.
Collier baptised 18 July 1830 in Glossop parish church, died in 1853
and buried at Littlemoor Chapel, Whitfield.
Collier, baptised 20 May 1832 in Glossop parish church.
Collier born in 1840, died in 1891, buried in Highgate Cemetery. He
was a well known Victorian water colour artist, the subject of the
biography by Adrian Bury "Life and Works of Thomas Collier".
was one of the first shop keepers in the new Town Hall development at
Glossop, 5 High Street West being the location of the family business
for many years.
died in 1857.
Collier died on 1 July 1859.
Collier was born about 1799 in Tintwistle. The Glossop parish
register describes him as being of Cowbrook; in the 1861 census the
family was living in Howard Street. He married Sarah Hill, born about
1800 in Simmondley, on 5 April 1824 in Glossop Glossop parish church.
They had eight children:
Collier baptised 30 October 1826 .
Collier, baptised 7 December 1828 in Glossop parish church.
Collier baptised 21 November 1829 .
Collier baptised 6 May 1835 in Glossop parish church
Collier, baptised 6 May 1835 in Glossop parish church.
Collier, baptised 6 May 1835 in Glossop parish church.
Collier born about 1842 in Whitfield.
Collier born about 1844 in Glossop.
Collier was born on 26 July and baptised on 12 October 1817 in
Glossop parish church. She married John Shaw born about 1800 in
Glossop (son of Thomas and Mary Shaw) on 22 November 1832 in St Mary,
Stockport, Cheshire. John had been educated at Dronfield School, near
Sheffield. They had four children:
Collier Shaw was baptised, as Edwin Shaw Collier, illegitimate son of
Mary Collier of Bridge End, single woman, on 19 August 1824 in
Glossop Glossop parish church. His name was changed to Edwin Collier
Shaw when his parents married John Shaw (family records show that his
father was John). He died, in his 79th year, on 29 December 1893 and
was buried at Top Chapel, Charlesworth.
Shaw born in 1832, died in 1917. She married William Henry Bottomley
(born about 1842 in Halifax).
Shaw born about 1835, died about 1866.
Shaw born on about 1839, died about 1890.
Shaw, a farmer at Milltown, was an inventor of musical instruments,
amongst other things. and the family were in business High Street
East as music sellers for many years. John and Edwin were also gas
fitters, being responsible for supplying the pipework and lamps when
Glossop's streets were first lit by gas, Edwin later being chairman
of Glossop Gas Company.
Shaw died, aged 65, on 1 December 1865 and Mary died on 23 December
1880. Both were buried at Charlesworth Independent Chapel.
Collier was born on 4 January and baptised on 1 April 1810 in Glossop
parish church. He married Mary Handforth on 7 May 1826 in Glossop
parish church and they had six children:
Collier, baptised 21 October 1827 in Glossop parish church.
Collier, baptised 14 June 1829 in Glossop parish church. He married
Alice Hannah Bradbury (daughter of Joseph Bradbury) on 14 September
1857 in Glossop Parish Church.
Collier, baptised 14 February 1831 in Glossop parish church.
Collier, baptised 20 August 1833 in Glossop parish church.
Collier, baptised 17 April 1836 in Glossop parish church.
Collier, baptised 12 February 1843.
Collier died in 1841 and was buried in Littlemoor Chapel, Whitfield.
Collier was born on 22 August and baptised on 11 October 1812 in
Glossop parish church. She married James Hardman, born about 1811 in
Salford, on 10 July 1834 in Glossop Parish Church. They had a son,
Henry Charles Hardman, baptised 2 February 1836.
Hardman was another of the first shopkeepers of the town hall
development, being a Boot and shoe maker at 3 High Street West from
at least 1841, when he is recorded in the census. He appears to have
given up the business in the early 1860s to run the farm he bought at
Hurst. He advertised the farm for sale in 1864 but continued to live
there until his death.
Hardman died, aged 60, on 5 March and was buried on 9 March 1870.
Nancy died aged 60 and was buried on 15 January 1873. Both were
buried in Glossop cemetery.
Collier was baptised on 12 October 1817 in Glossop parish church. She
married Samuel Robinson, born about 1825 in Stockport, on 9 June 1847
in Littlemoor Chapel, Glossop. They had two children:
Robinson born about 1849 in Glossop, buried 10 June 1876 in Glossop
cemetery, age 27. At the 1871 census he was aged 22, a grocer at 39
Hannah Robinson born about 1852 in Glossop, died aged 18, buried 14
February 1871 in Glossop cemetery, age 18.
Robinson was the third member of the family to be in business in the
town hall development. He was a grocer and tea dealer at 2 & 4
Victoria Street, a business he had taken over from his father, John
Robinson. After retiring, Robert lived at 39 Sheffield Road, where
son Edwin was in business (1871 census), and then Talbot Road (1881
died, aged 60, and was buried on 4 September 1877 in Glossop
of Thomas Collier.
Collier was baptised on 9 March 1828 in Glossop parish church. He
married Margaret Goodwin, born about 1829 in Whaley Bridge (daughter
of William Goodwin) on 4 March 1857 in Glossop Parish Church. Charles
and Margaret had two c:
Collier born about 1859 in Glossop.
Collier born about 1864 in Glossop.
died on 31 March and was buried on 4 April 1881 in Glossop Cemetery
(in Littlemoor register).
remarried, to Elizabeth Betty Bradley, in 1882.
took over the business at 5 High Street West from his father and
opened another branch in Station Road, Hadfield.
Collier died on 16 March 1885 in Duke Street.
of John Collier.
Collier was born baptised on 30 October 1826 in Glossop parish
church. He and his wife Maria, born about 1831 in Bury, had two
J Collier born about 1864 in Glossop. The 1881 census shows him as a
17 year old Engraver (Artist).
Collier born about 1866 in Glossop. The 1881 census shows him as a 15
year old Grocers Assistant.
took over the Rose & Crown from his brother Joseph in 1879. The
1881 census shows him there as a 54 year old Licensed Victualler with
Maria aged 50.
Collier died in 1887 and was buried in Glossop.
took over the Rose & Crown on Samuel's death in 1887, staying
Collier was baptised on 21 November 1829 in Glossop parish church. He
was licensee of the Rose & Crown, High St W, Glossop from 1859 to
1879 when he moved to the Norfolk Arms (until 1898). The 1861 census
shows him, aged 31, as Innkeeper of Rose & Crown. The 1881
census shows him as a 51 year old Innkeeper & farmer of 27 acres.
He and his wife Ann, born about 1832 in Ratcliffe, Lancs, had seven
Collier born about 1860 in Glossop.
A Collier born about 1863 in Glossop.
Henry Collier born about 1864.
J Collier born about 1865 in Glossop.
A Collier born about 1869 in Glossop.
A Collier born about 1872 in Glossop.
Edward Collier born about 1875 in Glossop.
Collier was baptised on 6 May 1835 in Glossop parish church. The 1861
census lists him aged 29, a railway porter. He and his wife Mary,
born about 1832 in Bury, Lancs, had two children:
Collier born on ca 1858 in Glossop.
Collier born on ca 1860 in Glossop.
Collier died about 1889 and was buried in Glossop.
of Nancy Collier.
Charles Hardman was baptised on 2 February 1836 in Glossop Parish
Church. By 1859 Henry was in business at 1 High Street West (The
Corner) as a chemist and druggist. In June 1865 he advertised that he
was selling the business; the reason was that he was moving to farm
with his father at Hurst, where he is shown in the 1871 census. The
business at The Corner was then run by John Hardman (apparently no
relation) then William Parker but in September 1871 Henry took it
over again for a few years (it was owned by John Henry Rosson in
1878, possibly earlier). The censuses of 1881 and 1891 show Henry as
a retired chemist at Hurst then Hurst Villa. By 1901 he had moved to
Lord Street. Henry married Sarah Ann Bramhall, born about 1839 in
Glossop, daughter of William Bramhall and Margaret Wood (see A first Bramhall family of Chunal) on 15 October 1873 in Glossop Parish Church. They had two children:
Hardman born about 1875 in Glossop.
Hardman born about 1877 in Glossop.
died, aged 46, and was buried on 6 April 1885 in Glossop cemetery.
Charles Hardman died aged 74 and was buried on 9 February 1910 in
of Joseph Collier.
Henry Collier was born about 1864 in Glossop, died 20 September 1928
in Lynn, MA, USA, buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, #112 plot F, Lynn.
The 1881 census describes him as a 17 year old Unemployed Surveyor.
He married Selina Wilkerson, born on 29 November 1862 in Glossop
(daughter of William N Wilkerson and Charlotte Keil) on 3 September
1885 in Glossop. They emigrated to the USA where they had six
children (though for some reason their fourth child, Thomas, was born
in Northamptonshire, England):
Collier born on 14 April 1888 in Andover, MA, died 14 January 1968 in
Melrose, MA, buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, #125 plot F, Lynn.
Leroy Collier born on 6 April 1890 in 50 Strawberry Ln, Lynn, MA,
died 21 June 1920 in 48 Hood Street, Lynn, MA, buried in Pine Grove
Cemetery, #125 plot F, Lynn.
Nole Collier born on 9 January 1892 in 755 1/2 Western Ave, Lynn, MA.
William Collier born on 22 July 1895.
J Collier born on 11 August 1900.
Collier born on 7 June 1902.
died on 29 March 1920 in Hood Street, Lynn, MA, USA and James Henry
Collier died on 20 September 1928 in Lynn, MA, USA. Both were buried
in Pine Grove Cemetery, #112 plot F, Lynn.
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