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The entries for people & families with the surname Hudson are gathered together in this SideTrack.

This Page does not include people with other forms of the surname.

The individuals listed are not necessarily related to each other.

Miss Hudson [16??-16??]
Albert Hudson [1856-19??]
Charles Hudson [17??-18??]
Charles Hudson [17??-18??]
Charles Hudson [17??-18??]
Charles Herbert Hudson [1889-1915]
Charles St. George Hudson [1846-1???]
Eli Hudson [1???-18??]
Fred Hudson [1889-1917]
Harriet Hudson [1828-1919]
Helen Hudson [17??-1857]
Henry Hudson [1???-1630]
Isaac Hudson [16??-17??]
J. Edward Hudson [17??-18??]
James Hudson [16??-16??]
James Hudson [18??-18??]
Joseph Hudson [17??-18??]
Joshua Hudson [17??-1???]
Mrs Mary Hudson [1750-1837]
Rev Richard Hudson [1746-1835]
S. Hudson [1???-19??]
Stanley Hudson [1923-1942]
Rev Thomas Hudson [1???-1756]
Thomas Hudson [15??-15??]
W. Hudson [18??-19??]
Rev William Hudson [18??-1???]

Hudson, Miss
[16??-16??] Sister of James Hudson. She taught at a dame school at Damhead School, Shibden

Hudson, Albert
[1856-19??] Born in Armley, Leeds.

He was an iron moulder [1891, 1901, 1911].

He married Emma [1859-1907].

Emma was born in Worksop, Nottinghamshire


  1. Jane Alice [b 1876] who was a worsted rover [1891]
  2. Emma [b 1877] who was a worsted spinner [1891], a worsted drawer [1901]
  3. Lily [b 1882] who was a worsted twister [1901]
  4. Florence [b 1885] who was a worsted spinner [1901]
  5. Fred
  6. Ethel [b 1891] who was a cotton winder [1911]
  7. Ivy [b 1894] who was a worsted rover [1911]
  8. Elsie [b 1898] who was a worsted can filler [1911]
  9. Reginald [b 1901]

The family lived at

  • 25 St Mark Street, Northowram [1891]
  • 188 Boothtown Road, Halifax [1901]
  • 35 Claremont Road, Halifax [1911]

Emma died in Halifax [1907] (aged 47) 

Hudson, Charles
[17??-18??] Woollen manufacturer at Jumples Mill, Ovenden [1785]

Hudson, Charles
[17??-18??] Baize and kersey manufacturer and merchant in Halifax [1809]

Hudson, Charles
[17??-18??] Of Shaw Hill, Halifax.

He married Unknown.


  1. Jane who married [10th December 1810] Clement Royds of Rochdale

Hudson, Charles Herbert
[1889-1915] Son of Emma & Henry Hudson of 12 Almeida Street, Islington, London.

His mother Emma was the daughter of Abraham Lumb, woollen spinner of Elland

He was educated at Leeds & Maidenhead / in the architectural department of the Office of Works.

During World War I, he served as a 2nd Lieutenant with the 1st Battalion King's (Liverpool Regiment).

He died 16th May 1915 (aged 26).

He was buried at the Guards' Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy, France [VIII G 14].

Hudson, Charles St. George
[1846-1???] Born in Littleborough, Lancashire.

He was a woolstapler [1891].

In 1871, he married Emma Townley [1850-1???] from Nantwich, Cheshire, in Nantwich.


  1. Ernest Townley [b 1872] who was a woolstapler's apprentice [1891]
  2. Florence Bamford [b 1875]
  3. Charles Frederick [b 1878]

The family lived at 3 Savile Row, Halifax [1891]

Hudson, Eli
[1???-18??] Partner in Law & Hudson.

He married Betty, daughter of Robert Law

Hudson, Fred
[1889-1917] Son of Albert Hudson.

He was a worsted bobbin setter [1901] / a mechanic for machine tool maker [1911] / a fitter with Farrar's of Winding Road, Halifax.

He lived at 72 St Peter's Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted [August 1914], and served as a Private with the 8th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed at Langemarck by a shell which burst beside him as he and an officer were going to another post [11th August 1917] (aged 28).

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium [20] on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Roll of Honour at an unidentified United Methodist Church

Hudson, Harriet
[1828-1919] Born in Halifax [8th November 1828].

She was housekeeper for Henry Martin and his wife Maria at 9 Bedford Terrace, Halifax [from at least 1851].

She continued to live at Bedford Terrace after Maria died [1881].

She died 3rd November 1919.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £3,536 19/5d.

Probate was granted to Joe Gomersall (printer).

She was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 816] with the Martin family

Hudson, Helen
[17??-1857] Or Ellen. Daughter of Robert Hudson of Fordbridge, Lancashire.

She married Dr Gervase Alexander

Hudson, Henry
[1???-1630] On 28th August 1630, he and Mrs Ettall were executed on the Gibbet.

Watson's extract from the Register Books at Halifax records the execution as

Henry Hudson. Uxor Samuel Ettall ob plurima furta decollati

Henry Hudson [and] the wife of Samuel Ettall beheaded on account of very many crimes

Hudson, Isaac
[16??-17??] Constable of Shelf [1717]

Hudson, J. Edward
[17??-18??] Recorded in 1803 and 1817, when he was at Gauxholme Cotton Mill

Hudson, James
[16??-16??] Brother of Miss Hudson. He taught at a boys' night school at Damhead School, Shibden

Hudson, James
[18??-18??] Aka Pope Hudson.

Born in York. He moved to the Todmorden area by 1841.

Around 1845, he organised an anti-religious group. Their meetings mocked formal religious services. Many of his followers – known as Hudsonites – came from the Shade, Gauxholme and Knowlwood districts of Todmorden. They held their annual meetings on Spaw Sunday at the Basin Stone, Todmorden. They supported the Chartists and worn green coats to show this.

He married Mary.


  1. George
  2. Emma

The family lived at

  • Bobbin Shop, Shade [1841]
  • Lock Street [1851]

Hudson, Joseph
[17??-18??] Of Brighouse.

He married Sarah.


  1. Elizabeth [1820-1844] who married Richard Jessop Oldfield

Daughter Elizabeth were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Hudson, Joshua
[17??-1???] Halifax ironmonger. He was a friend of the Lees family of Lower Willow Hall, and of John Edwards

Hudson, Mrs Mary
[1750-1837] Of Halifax.

Born 2nd June 1750.

An obituary in the Methodist Magazine [1839] recorded that, in 1784, she went

to hear a pious Church of England Minister Rev Bineberry Collins preach at Halifax Methodist Chapel

For many years, she lived with a friend, Miss Watson.

She died 30th March 1837

Hudson, Rev Richard
[1746-1835] MA.

He was educated at Queen's College Cambridge [1768] / Vicar of Bolsterstone, Sheffield and Vicar of Cockerham, Lancaster / Lecturer at Halifax Parish Church for 65 years [from 1770] / Headmaster of Heath Grammar School [1771-1782] / Master of Hipperholme Grammar School for 53 years [1782-1835].

He married Unknown.


  1. Mary [1780-1844] who married Rev Richard Hartley, vicar of Bingley
  2. Martha [Halifax 1782-8th June 1830] who never married, died in Hipperholme and is buried with her father at Coley
  3. Hannah

He was buried at Coley Church.

See Rev Hudson's Academy, Halifax

Hudson, S.
[1???-19??] He served in World War II.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Memorial at Clay House, Greetland

Hudson, Stanley
[1923-1942] Son of Martha & Thomas A. Hudson of Queensbury.

Born in Bradford.

During World War II, he served as a Gunner with 136 Field Regiment Royal Artillery.

He died 3rd September 1942 (aged 19).

He was buried at Fulford Cemetery, York [2 F 5].

He is remembered on Queensbury War Memorial

Hudson, Rev Thomas
[1???-1756] Of Hipperholme. He was master of Bingley School.

He married Martha.


  1. John [1735-1739]

Hudson, Thomas
[15??-15??] Around 1571, he had a fulling mill at what became known as Hudson's Mill, Heptonstall

Hudson, W.
[18??-19??] Homœopathist at 117A Gibbet Street, Halifax [1905]

Hudson, Rev William
[18??-1???] He was the first Minister at Tuel Lane United Methodist Free Chapel [1868]. He stayed for 1 year


Hudson surname
The surname was given to a son of Hudde, a form of Hugh

There are over 20 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Hudson, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Hudson:

Marriages 1810, 1888, 1899, 1919, 1923

See Patronymic Surnames

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