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OTHER RELATED SHEPHERD FAMILIES
For earlier history of this family see SHEPHERD in Westmorland
The Shepherd family moved from Westmorland to Yorkshire (c.1835), following the Garnett family which had moved a little earlier (see GARNETT in Westmorland for earlier histories).
[SHEP661] John Shepherd (born 1812) married (at Kendal, 12th November 1832) [GRNT662] Elizabeth Garnett (born 1809, see GARNETT), witnessed by Margaret Dunn and Thomas Garnett (Elizabeth's brother). Their first child was born at Kendal after which they went to live at Stanningley, where John was mainly a night watchman. They had nine children as follows:
Bella (baptised at Kendal, 29th September 1833), married Abraham Sunderland;
Mary Jane (born at Stanningley, 26th November 1835, baptised at Sunfield, 24th January 1836);
[SHEP671] John (born at Stanningley, 3rd June 1838), married Martha Ann Elizabeth Wood, see later;
Margaret Elizabeth (born at Stanningley, 9th August 1840, baptised at Bradford PM, 6th September 1840), died 1845;
Ann (born at Stanningley, 9th May 1845, baptised at Bradford PM, 8th June 1845), married Robert Hargrave;
William (born at Stanningley, 3rd September 1847, baptised at Bradford PM, 3rd October 1847), married Catherine Wilson;
Eliza (born at Stanningley, 26th May 1850, baptised at Bradford PM, 7th July 1850), died young;
James (born at Stanningley, 13th February 1853, baptised at Roker Lane, 27th March 1853), died (age 21) at Stanningley (buried at St. Thomas, 6th April 1874).
Their addresses whilst at Stanningley (all in the parish of Pudsey, St. Paul), were Richardshaw, Barneís Croft and Barne's Close. Elizabeth died (age 65, of chronic Brightís disease and dropsy) at Barne's Close (19th June 1875, buried at St. Thomas, 21st June 1875), and John died (age 75, of senile gangrene of the foot) at Barne's Close also (12th May 1886, buried at St. Thomas, 15th May 1886).
[SHEP671] John Shepherd (born 1838), a farmer, married (at Calverley, February 1859) [WODD672] Martha Ann Elizabeth Wood (born 1839, see WOOD), of Pudsey, both age 20, witnessed by Nancy Firth and James Wood (Martha Ann Elizabeth's uncle).
They had five children as follows:
Richard (born at Stanningley in Pudsey, 1861), went to Manchester where he had a relationship, living as husband and wife for some eighteen years with Annie ---, who was about five years his senior. She was perhaps a married woman who had been deserted by her husband, likely because she could bear no children. Richard, who was a carter for the L. & N. W. Railway Co., died (age 50) at Manchester (buried at Manchester Southern Cemetery, 23rd March 1912). The burial book records he was a single man, of 20 Arthur Street, Manchester, which was also his address at the 1911 census;
James (born at Stanningley in Bramley, December 1864), died (age 7 months) at Stanningley (buried at St. Thomas, 21st July 1865, recorded as "Jim");
Elizabeth (born at Keighley, 27th July 1866), married Ernest Thomas Wardrop;
[SHEP681] James (born at Stanningley in Pudsey, 30th November 1868, baptised at St. Paul, 23rd May 1885), married Mary Ann Smith, see later.
They lived variously at Richardshaw (Stanningley in Pudsey), Fleece Street (Keighley), and Primrose Hill (Stanningley in Pudsey). John (a carter) died (age 36, of pneumonia) at Primrose Hill (14th March 1873, buried at St. Thomas, 18th March 1873). Afterwards, Martha Ann Elizabeth married 2. (at Calverley, 14th August 1876) Joseph Robinson (born 1841). Martha Ann Elizabeth died (age 72, of pneumonia and heart failure) at Primrose Hill (5th April 1910, buried at Pudsey Cemetery, 9th April 1910), being survived by Joseph.
[SHEP681] James Shepherd (born 1868), a boot riveter, married (at Calverley, 4th February 1888) [SMTH682] Mary Ann Smith (born 1869, see SMITH), a weaver, both age 20, witnessed by Janey Humphries and John William Shepherd (James' brother).
Mary Ann about 1888
They had five children born at Stanningley in Bramley and baptised at St. Thomas as follows:
Herbert (born 21st December 1889, baptised 25th January 1890), lived 4 months (buried at St. Thomas, 26th April 1890).
Percy (born 23rd May 1893, baptised 18th June 1893), never married, died (age 91) at Leeds General Infirmary (18th June 1984, cremated at Rawdon, 25th June 1984);
Harold (born 2nd May 1897, baptised 23rd May 1897), married Lil Hodges;
[SHEP692] Florence (born 10th October 1899, baptised 26th November 1899):
Also see later.
The family lived at Stanningley (in Leeds), variously at Church Hill Street, Coniston Mount, Church Hill Terrace/Street/Mount, Bright Street and Half Mile Lane.
James was originally a boot riveter at Scales & Sons, Grove Works, in Cemetery Road, Pudsey. In early 1901 he lost his job there after Scalesí former partners Salter & Salter opened their own factory at Pudsey in opposition. From February to November 1901 the family lived at Edmund Street, East Crompton, Lancashire, where he was a boot & shoe repairer, then returning to Stanningley. James became a labourer at various local foundries, and at the 1911 Census he said he was a yard-man at an iron foundry. He worked at various foundries, the last being Croft & Perkins until a strike in 1919 threw him out of work again. He then bought a little shoe repairing business, working at a small shop at Sunfield, Stanningley. James died (age 71, of paralysis) at St Jamesís Hospital, Leeds, (16th April 1940, buried at St. Thomas, 20th April 1940). Mary Ann died (age 90, of cerebral thrombosis) at St. Jamesís Hospital, Leeds, also (28th November 1959, buried at St. Thomas, 1st December 1959).
The headstone on their grave at Stanningley, St Thomas, reads:
LOVING MEMORY OF
DIED APRIL 16TH 1940, AGED 71.
ALSO MARY ANN.
BELOVED WIFE OF THE ABOVE
DIED NOV. 28TH 1959, AGED 90.
James and Mary Ann
(9 October 2008)
[SHEP692] Florence Shepherd (born 1899, daughter of James) married (at Stanningley, St. Thomas, 2nd February 1929) [LEEE691] Alfred Lee (born 1904, see LEE).
John Shepherd = Elizabeth Garnett
1841 Census 1298/13-11 Stanningley (Pudsey), Richardshaw John SHEPHERD 30 watchman N Elizabeth SHEPHERD 30 N Bella Shepherd 5 N John Shepherd 3 Y Margaret Shepherd 9m Y Bella Darwin 60 N Ann Garnett 10 N 1851 Census 2313-522 Stanningley (Pudsey), Richardshaw John SHEPHERD H M 40 night watch Middleton WES Elizabeth SHEPHERD W M 41 Kendal WES Bella Shepherd D U 18 p.l.w wstd Kendal John Shepherd S - 12 woolcomber Stanningley Richard Shepherd S - 8 scholar Stanningley Ann Shepherd D - 5 scholar Stanningley William Shepherd S - 4 scholar Stanningley Eliza Shepherd D - 10m Stanningley Ann Garnitt Lr U 24 p.l.w wstd Kendal 1861 Census 3485-985 Stanningley (Pudsey), Barnes Croft John SHEPHERD H M 50 night watchman Kendal WES Elizabeth SHEPHERD W M 51 Kendal Richard Shepherd S U 18 wstd overlooker Stanningley Ann Shepherd D - 15 w.c.spinner Stanningley William Shepherd S - 13 w.c.spinner Stanningley James Shepherd S - 8 scholar Stanningley 1871 Census 4509-93 Stanningley (Pudsey), Isaac Barne's Croft John SHEPHERD H M 60 night watchman Middleton WES Elizabeth SHEPHERD W M 62 Kendall WES James Shepherd S U 18 farm servant Pudsey John Sunderland Lr - 14 w.c.spinner East Ardsley Ann Sunderland Lr - 12 w.c.spinner East Ardsley Emily Sunderland Lr - 5 scholar Bradford 1881 Census 4484-129 Stanningley (Pudsey), 37 Barne's Croft John SHEPHERD H W 70 watchman wstd mill unempl Middleton WES
John Shepherd = Martha Ann Elizabeth Wood
1861 Census 3348-90 Stanningley (Pudsey), Rickardshaw John SHEPHERD H M 22 carter Stanningley Ann SHEPHERD W M 21 wstd spinner Stanningley John W Shepherd S - 1 Stanningley 1871 Census 4509-54 Stanningley (Pudsey), Primrose Hill John SHEPHERD H M 33 lab Pudsey Ann SHEPHERD W M 32 Pudsey John W Shepherd S - 11 mill operator Pudsey Richard Shepherd S - 9 mill operator Pudsey Elizabeth Shepherd D - 4 Pudsey ! James Shepherd S - 2 Pudsey
Joseph Robinson = Martha Ann Elizabeth Shepherd nee Wood 1881 Census 4484-89 Stanningley (Pudsey), Primrose Hill Joseph ROBINSON H M 38 plasterer's lab Leeds M A E ROBINSON W M 43 reeler Pudsey J W Robinson S U 22 boot riveter Pudsey R Robinson S U 19 lab iron works Pudsey E Robinson D - 15 wstd wvr Keighley J Robinson S - 13 wstd spinner Pudsey 1891 Census 3658-16 Stanningley (Pudsey), 28 Primrose Hill Joseph ROBINSON H M 43 plasterers lab Leeds Ann ROBINSON W M 52 wstd spinner Pudsey 1901 Census 4188-114 Stanningley (Pudsey), 42 Primrose Hill Joseph ROBINSON H M 54 mason's labourer Leeds Martha A E ROBINSON W M 64 cotton reeler Stanningley 1911 Census Pudsey, Lowtown, Town End Squire Ward H M 68 land digger Stanningley Joseph ROBINSON Lr W 68 plasterer Leeds
James Shepherd = Mary Ann Smith
1891 Census 3674-148 Stanningley (Bramley), 7 Churchill Street James SHEPHERD H M 22 boot rivetter Calverley Mary A SHEPHERD W M 22 woollen weaver Caldecott RUT 1901 Census 3829-94 Crompton (LAN), Crompton East, 6 Edmund Street James SHEPHERD H M 32 boots & shoes repairer Stanningley YKS Mary Ann SHEPHERD W M 32 Caldecott RUT Leonard Shepherd S - 9 Stanningley Percy Shepherd S - 7 Stanningley Harold Shepherd S - 3 Stanningley Florence Shepherd D - 1 Stanningley 1911 Census Leeds, Stanningley, 8 Churchill Street James SHEPHERD H M 42 yard man iron foundry Stanningley Mary Ann SHEPHERD W M 42 Caldecott RUT Herbert Shepherd S S 4m Stanningley [this child died in 1890!] Leonard Shepherd S S 19 air driller Stanningley Percy Shepherd S S 17 cloth finisher Stanningley Harold Shepherd S S 13 worsted doffer Stanningley Florence Shepherd D S 11 school Stanningley
SCHOOLS Schools attended by James Shepherd: Primitive Methodist - 1880 Stanningley Mixed 23/1/1880 - 13/2/1880