John HARDAKER

Male 1759 - 1831  (71 years)


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  • Name John HARDAKER 
    Born 19 Feb 1759  Rodley, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • John Hardaker son of John and Sarah Hardaker of Rodley in the township of Calverley born the 19th day of the 2'd mo 1759.
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Feb 1831  Rodley, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I189  Hardaker One-name Study
    Last Modified 16 Aug 2016 

    Father John HARDAKER,   b. 28 May 1726, Calverley, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1799, Rodley, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Sarah COOPER,   b. Abt 1726,   d. 12 Feb 1788, Rodley, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 11 May 1757  Bradford, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • He was a husbanman. Quaker record gives fornames of parents of groom and bride.
    Family ID F66  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rachel FURNESS,   b. Abt 1778, Darley, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1862, Idle, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married 17 Oct 1815  Leeds St Peter, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Married by licence. He said to be 40 and she 30. In fact, I think he was 56 and she was about 37.
    Children 
     1. John HARDAKER,   b. 29 Jan 1819, Bramley, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1891, Thackley, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 14 May 2016 
    Family ID F222  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Feb 1759 - Rodley, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Oct 1815 - Leeds St Peter, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Feb 1831 - Rodley, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Eight Day Longcase Clock by Hardaker of Rodley
    Eight Day Longcase Clock by Hardaker of Rodley

    An eight-day Longcase Clock by Hardaker of Rodley, near Leeds. Oak case crossbanded with mahogany. Early 19th century.


    One of a number of clocks made by John Hardaker (1819-1891) to be found from time to time offered for sale on the Internet.


    Histories
    Research on The Furness Family of Hampsthwaite
    Research on The Furness Family of Hampsthwaite
    Rachel Furness who married John Hardaker, the maker of the locally famous ‘Salem’ grandfather clocks, reported in various censuses that she was born in Darley, which is a village in Hampsthwaite parish in the (then) West Riding of Yorkshire.

  • Notes 
    • Famous clockmaker who accumulated considerable wealth. His Salem clocks may be found in many houses round about (Cudworth, p. 463).

      On 19 Sep 1784 at Rawdon Friends Meeting House the Minute Book records on page 286 that a 'A certificate from Brighouse Monthly Meeting on behalf of John Hardaker Jr. setting forth his clearing of Debts of Marriage, engagements and orderly Conduct was received here and read and is returned to the Monthly Meeting to be put on the file'.

      MEMORIAL OF AN INDENTURE OF DEMISE
      Volume CU Page 160 Number 192
      CARTER to BEANLAND
      Registered at Wakefield 26 Jan 1787 near three in the afternoon
      An Indenture of Demise bearing date the eleventh day of October in the Year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty six made between George CARTER of Farsley in the Parish of Calverley and County of York Clothier of the one part and John BEANLAND now or late of Stanningley in the Township of Bramley in the Parish of Leeds in the County of York Yeoman of the other part. Of and concerningall that messuage or dwellinghouse one barn one cottage thereto adjoining situate and being in Farsley aforesaid and now in the possession of James SMITH his assignees or assigns and one close of arable land, meadow or pasture ground lying in the Township of Farsley aforesaid and occupied with the said messuage and called or commonly known by the name of the Heck Close otherwise Broad Close containing by estimation two acres (be the same more or less) and also in the tenure or occupation of the said James SMITH or his assigns. Together with all the hereditaments and appurtenances to the said tenements and premises belonging or in anywise appertaining. Which said Indenture as to its due execution by the said George CARTER is attested by John HARDAKER Senr. of Rodley in the Parish of Calverley and County of York Clothier and John HARDAKER of Rodley in the Parish and County aforesaid Clockmaker.

      Signed and sealed George CARTER
      in our presence John HARDAKER, Senr. (Affirmed)
      John HARDAKER

  • Sources 
    1. [S456] IGI 7107731.

    2. [S181] Brian Clayton.

    3. [S227] England & Wales, Quaker Birth, Marriage, and Death Registers, 1578-1837 (Reliability: 2).
      Piece 1342: Monthly Meeting of Knaresborough: Rawden Preparative (1669-1837, 1669-1836)

    4. [S96] IGI 7414201.

    5. [S385] RG6 / Piece 1121 /.

    6. [S83] IGI M071931.