The Family of John Hyde Hadfield.


John Hyde was born about 1818, the son of Sarah Hyde. We think he was baptised on 30 June 1818 in Hayfield (son of Sarah Hide of Whittle, weaver), buried 5 Nov 1883 in Whitfield, d. 1 Nov 1883 in St Mary's Road, Whitfield. The 1851 census (in which he was listed as John H. Hadfield, a 33 year old shoemaker) says he was born in New Mills. His mother married John Hadfield (see A Hadfield family of Whitfield) and he became known as John Hadfield. It is not known whether or not John Hadfield was his natural father but, whatever was the case, he became an integral part of the family. In the 1841 census he is recorded as a shoemaker, age given as 20. John married someone named Elizabeth and they had seven children:
     William Hyde Hadfield born about 1852.
     Sarah Hadfield born about 1854. The 1861 census lists her as aged 7 born in Glossop.
     Elizabeth Hyde Hadfield was born about 1857 in Glossop. Her age is given as 3 in the 1861 census and 13 in the 1871 census when she was a cotton weaver. She was living in her brother William's house at the times of the 1901 and 1911 censuses. In the 1939 register she is recorded as living at 17 Hadfield Place with nephew Isaac's family. Elizabeth died in 1942, aged 85, and was buried on 9 December 1942 in Glossop Cemetery.
     Ester Hadfield born about 1860 in Glossop. The 1861 census lists her as aged 1.
     John Hyde Hadfield born about 1863.
     Samuel Hadfield born about 1866.
     James Hadfield born about 1867 in Glossop. The1871 census lists him as aged 4.
The 1861 census lists Elizabeth as aged 37 and John as aged 42, a butcher; the family was living at Charlestown Road. The 1871 census lists Elizabeth as aged 46 and John as aged 52, a butcher and draper at 130 Victoria Street. The 1881 census lists Elizabeth as aged 57 and John as aged 62, a retired butcher at 118 St Mary's Road.
Elizabeth died aged 58 and was buried on 30 June 1883 in Whitfield. John (Hyde) Hadfield died aged 64 on 1 November and was buried on 5 November 1883 in Whitfield. According to the burial records the family home was still St Mary's Road when both died .

Generation Two.

William Hyde Hadfield was born about 1852 in Glossop, d. 18 Feb 1917. The 1861 census has him aged 9 and the 1871 census aged 19, a cotton weaver. He married Sarah Fielding, born on 1854, the daughter of Thomas Fielding and Mary Eyre (see Descendants of John Fielding of Whitfield 1674) on 3 November 1875 in St James's Whitfield. William and Sarah had four children:
     Isaac Hadfield born about 1876.
     Fred Hadfield born about 1879 in Glossop.
     Samuel Hadfield born about 1883. He married Polly Dickenson.
     Tom Hadfield, born on 7 August 1885. He was killed in action 9 April 1917, a private (number 148009) in the 78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Canadian Army Service records provide the information that he enlisted in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on 2 August, 1915 stating his occupation as a railwayman, and his next of kin as his father, William Hadfield, of 73, High Street East, Glossop. He had previously served with the 100th Winnipeg Grenadiers. He was five feet three inches in height, had a fair complexion, blue eyes and brown hair, and he belonged to the Church of England. He is Commemorated on the Vimy Memorial and the War Memorial at Whitfield Church.
In the 1881 census, William is a cotton commission agent. He and Fred were staying with his parents. The only Sarah Hadfield of the right age in Glossop at the 1881 census was staying with the family of John Wood at 25 High St West, Glossop (described as niece). The family was living at 37 King Street in 1885 when William was granted admon of his father's estate.
Sarah died in 1886 and was buried on 16 June at St James's Whitfield. The family was living in King Street.
In the 1891 census William, aged 39 and a cotton weaver, was lodging at 6a Charlestown Road, Whitfield. With him were Isaac a Finisher aged 14, Fred a Cotton Bander aged 12, Sam aged 8 and Tom aged 6. The head of the household was a widowed cotton weaver named Elizabeth Hadfield whose age is given as 31.
William, Fred, Sam and Tom were living at 70 Kershaw Street at the time of the 1901 census and 54 Gladstone Street, at the time of the 1911 census.
William was living at "Moorland View", Sheffield-road, Glossop when he died on 18 February 1917. Probate was granted at Derby on 6 March 1917 to Isaac Hadfield labourer and Fred Hadfield calendarman. Effects £2808 7s. 9d.

John Hyde Hadfield was born in 1863 in Glossop. He is recorded as aged 7 in the 1871 census. He was a 24 year old bleacher (he worked at John Waltons in Charlestown Road, Whitfield) lodging at 6a Charlestown Road at the time of the 1891 census. He married Hannah Titterington on 18 August 1894 at Charlesworth Parish Church. She had been born on 6 January 1867. After marriage lived at first in Derby Street, Whitfield but then moved to 8 Duke Street. About the end of WW1 they took over The Market Vaults in Glossop High Street. John and Hannah had four children:
     Sarah Elizabeth Hadfield born 28 June 1895.
     Edith Hadfield born 1897.
     John Hyde Hadfield born 6 September 1903.
     Lily Hadfield born 1905 in Glossop. She worked in the family business at The Market Vaults which was a cafe and confectioners as well as a pub. Diagnosed as having a brain tumour in 1934 and the cafe and confectioners closed to be replaced by a wine shop. Lily died in 1935 in Glossop.
John Hyde Hadfield retired in March 1935 and died on 10 February 1941.
Hannah was buried on 19 April 1946.

Generation Three.

Child of William Hyde Hadfield.

Isaac Hadfield was born in 1876. At the 1881 census he was staying with his grandmother (described as his aunt), Mary Fielding, at 4 Agnes Street, West Derby, Liverpool. He married Ethel Hall in 1909 in Whitfield. Isaac and Ethel had three children:
     Doris Hadfield born 21 March and baptised 19 April 1911 at St James' Whitfield (family living at 52 Gladstone Street).
     Samuel Hadfield born 24 April and baptised 28 May 1913 at St James' Whitfield (family living at 52 Gladstone Street). He died in 1989.
     Frank Hadfield born 9 April 1915.
Isaac Hadfield was living in Gladstone Street, Glossop when he made his will on 12th April 1927. He died in 1928.
In the 1939 register Ethel, Sam and Frank are recorded as living at 17 Hadfield Place.

Children of John Hyde Hadfield.

Sarah Elizabeth Hadfield, born 28 Jun 1895 in New Mills, buried 6 Sep 1985. She worked at Sumners Mill, Glossop.
     She married John Hill Jackson on 28 March 1921 at St James' Whitfield. They had two daughters, Marion born in 1922 and Margaret born in 1925.

Edith Hadfield, born 1897 in New Mills, died 1960. She married Samuel Ira Greatorex, on 24 October 1925 at St James' Whitfield. They had two children Annie born in 1926 and John in 1939.

John Hyde Hadfield, born 6 September 1903 in Glossop. Lived at 8 Duke Street. Worked at John Waltons bleach works then ran the Market Vaults after his father retired. Gave up the pub to join the RAF in WW2 and moved back to Glossop after marrying Phyllis Smith (born 28 November 1913 in Nailsworth, Gloucestershire), on 2 February 1946 in St George's Church, Nailsworth. During RAF service John was stationed at camps at Babdown in Gloucestershire and Hullavington in Wiltshire. He worked at Dinting Printworks until it closed and then at Strines Printworks until he retired.
John Hyde Hadfield died on 9 July 1976 and Phyllis died on 11 January 1981.

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