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John HARPIN

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  • Name  John HARPIN 
    Born  1821  Upperthong, YKS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • No births in IGI
    Gender  Male 
    Died  10 May 1872  Upperthong, YKS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • died in an accident, falling on his own sword!
      Buried St. John?s Church, Upperthong.
    Notes 
    • created 28 Sept 08
      added 61 census, nothing obvious in 71 census. no deaths in FreeBMD
    Person ID  I1314  Rachel
    Last Modified  1 Oct 2008 

    Father  John HARPIN,   b. 10 Feb 1789, Batley, YKS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 May 1849, Upperthong, YKS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary BUTTERWORTH,   d. 05 Sep 1830, Upperthong, YKS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  28 Mar 1819  Kirkburton, YKS Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID  F319  Group Sheet

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    Birks House
    Birks House

    Histories

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    1841 Census John Harpin 1789
    1841 Census John Harpin 1789
    Address:Burnbe Birk's House, Almondbury, Upperthong

    HARPIN, John M 50 1791 Wool Dyer, Yorkshire
    HARPIN, Minerva F 35 1806 Yorkshire
    HARPIN, John M 20 1821 Yorkshire
    HARPIN, Mary F 20 1821 Yorkshire
    HARPIN, Elizabeth F 7 1834 Yorkshire
    HARPIN, James M 5 1836 Yorkshire
    HARPIN, Eliza F 1 1840 Yorkshire
    HAIGH, Mary F 20 1821 Yorkshire
    WALSHAW, Mary F 15 1826 Yorkshire

    RG number:HO107 Piece:1274 Book/Folio:15/27 Page:14
    Registration District:Huddersfield Sub District:Holmfirth Civil Parish:Almondbury Address:Burnbe Birk's House, Almondbury, Upperthong County:Yorkshire
    1861 Census John Harpin 1821
    1861 Census John Harpin 1821
    Address:
    Burnlee Green, Upperthong
    HARPIN, John Head Unmarried M 39 1822 Quarry Owner Farmer 46 Acres 3 Labourers Upperthong Yorkshire
    HARPIN, Alice Stepmother Widow F 55 1806 Saddleworth Yorkshire
    HARPIN, Mary Sister Unmarried F 41 1820 Upperthong Yorkshire
    HARPIN, Julia Minerva Sister Unmarried F 19 1842 Upperthong Yorkshire
    SUTCLIFF, Mary Ann Servant Unmarried F 23 1838 House Servant Stainland Yorkshire

    RG number:RG09 Piece:3249 Folio:51 Page:39
    Registration District:Huddersfield Sub District:4 Holmfirth EnumerationDistrict:2 Ecclesiastical Parish:St Johns Upperthong Civil Parish:Upperthong Address:Burnlee Green, Upperthong County:Yorkshire (West Riding)
    John Harpin 1821 History
    John Harpin 1821 History
    History of Holme Valley Lodge: The first new member was Bro. George Noble Nelson, who joined The Holme Valley Lodge from the Lodge of Truth on the 23rd November 1855, and the first initiate was John Harpin, a stone merchant of Burnlee who was admitted into freemasonry on the 21st December 1855 and who became Master of The Holme Valley Lodge in 1863.


    http://www.hvl652.org/history.htm
    Notes from Inquest into Death of John Harpin, plus obituries
    Notes from Inquest into Death of John Harpin, plus obituries
    - died by falling over onto own sword
    - lived at Birks House
    - was lieutenant in command of the 32nd West York Rifle Volunteers at Holmfirth.
    - one of West Riding's Magistrates, chairman of Holmfirth Bench
    - Chairman of Holmfirth Chamber of Commerce. A Liberal, Chairman of the Holmfirth Liberal Registration Society.
    - a Wesleyan in religion.
    - proprietor of stone quaries, nr Holmfirth, employer of lots of men.
    Will John Harpin 1789
    Will John Harpin 1789
    created 7 May 1849, day before death.
    Proved 14 Jul 1849
    - Resident at Birks House
    - to son John Harpin: land in Harden Clough and Harden Moss, Magnum Bonum, Mount Pleasant.
    - the rest of the land was to be sold by the trustees (sons John & William, also friend Joshua Moorhouse) to be used for the other beneficiaries.
    - to mother Barbara - 25 a year. Funeral expenses to be paid
    - to children of Minerva, 25 a year to raise them until 21
    - the money from land sale to be put into trust for children. Children of Mary (Mary, William and Edward) and Children of Minerva (Elizabeth Whitehead, James Buckley, Herbert, Eliza and Julia Minerva). Children of Minerva only get 1/3 of children of Mary, as former well cared for from other inheritances of Minerva's relations.
    - nothing to Alice as she is well provided for in her own right

  • Sources 
    1. [S4877] IGI.
      M009722 1813 - 1837 0990701,0990702 Bishop's transcripts for Kirkburton, 1600-1837 Church of England. Parish Church of Kirkburton (Yorkshire)


  

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