Author Topic: Glover Bros Mill, Wortley, Leeds  (Read 2616 times)

Offline amandakerby1

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Re: Glover Bros Mill, Wortley, Leeds
« Reply #9 on: Saturday 05 May 18 11:22 BST (UK) »
Wow thank you so much for all this information! How amazing you are still in that house and wonderful to be able to look up its history.  I'm so glad to mentioned the link to Daniel Hinchliffe as he features in my link to the Glovers.  Daniel Hinchcliffe (1825-1906) was married to Rachel Rhodes (1822-1903) who had 3 children that I know of, Elizabeth (1854-1895) Joseph Hinchcliffe (1845) and Benjamin Hinchcliff (1851). My link is through Elizabeth who first married Lionel HIRST, the HIRSTs being another family invested in mill ownership with many talented professional members of their family - mill owners & engineers. Lionel was a surgeon and sadly died shortly after they were married. Seven years later Elizabeth married again to Harry CRAVEN (1860-1934) and had 4 children, Harold Clifford Henry Craven, Rachel M Craven, Daniel Hinchcliff Craven and Claude Lionel Craven. Daniel H CRAVEN married Gladys May (Kitty) GLOVER linking forever the Hinchcliff an Glover families. Their apparent only child Anthony Rene CRAVEN married Joan Muriel Clarke Irons, my Nan's sister! Phew!
One other little tidbit - I wondered where the 'Rene' name came from. Clarence Glover and his wife Mary Ann BULMER had 2 chidlren, Gladys May (above) and a son called Joseph Rene GLOVER (b 1893) so that's where it came from, but where did it come before that?! In 1901 census Clarence is in Laburnum House, and as you will know they had a visitor staying with them, one Rene Buggenhoud aged 28, a general merchant of Belgian nationality!  That's mixing business with pleasure! 

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Re: Glover Bros Mill, Wortley, Leeds
« Reply #10 on: Monday 01 October 18 23:32 BST (UK) »
Hello all, I have just started researching the Glover family and came across this site. I am interested because I am in possession of a Rolls Royce which, according to records,   was first purchased  by Albert Glover and Sons in 1957 and would like to know as much as possible about the cars connection to the Glover family (assuming i have the right Glover family) a picture of Mr Glover with the car  would be my dream  find! Any help gratefully received. 

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Re: Glover Bros Mill, Wortley, Leeds
« Reply #11 on: Tuesday 02 October 18 19:51 BST (UK) »
I am not navigating this thread well!
The Albert Glover and son is I think Glen Mill at Morley and maybe a different branch of the Glovers... there were also other Glovers in Leeds and it can be hard to sort them out.

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Re: Glover Bros Mill, Wortley, Leeds
« Reply #12 on: Wednesday 03 October 18 18:08 BST (UK) »
Hello Clarence,

Thanks very much for your reply, much appreciated. Your advice is duly noted. If you have any ideas on where I might best pursue my inquiries further, I would be most grateful. As stated in my first post, my dream is to find a lovely picture of Mr Glover with the Rolls Royce. Many thanks again.

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Re: Glover Bros Mill, Wortley, Leeds
« Reply #13 on: Thursday 04 October 18 09:46 BST (UK) »
I see there are some records in West Yorkshire Archives... Bradford Library. You could try an online search of west Yorkshire Archives or National Archives using a range of terms. Albert Glover, Glen Mills and so on. There is a photo on Leodis website of a charabanc outing from Glen Mills.