HALLAM, Joseph Austin

(William Austin Hallam is in fact Joseph Austin Hallam). 66992 Pte. D L I. 22397 L/Cpl 39 Labour Coy. Served at Ypres. D L I. Gassed and suffered from ‘trench-foot’, which affected him all his life. b 1896 Nettle Row, Hathersage, son of William (a groom/servant) and Millicent Hallam. 1911C living at The Dale, Hathersage, a railway clerk. He also worked for Redfearn, the ‘Bottom Butchers’ and later for the Derwent Water Board.  Married Hilda Elliott (a Methodist) from Bradwell (b c 1900). Their only daughter was Freda and family relates that Joseph didn’t include her into the Catholic faith when she was born.

When the Priest said he would in consequence ‘go to hell’ Joseph was said to have told him ‘I have already been to HELL and back!’. Joseph lived also at a cottage up Treacle Lane, behind Woodbine Cottage, and at Gothic Row at various times. Joseph was uncle to Jean Hulley, late of The Dale, daughter of his sister Lucy. His other sister Mary married a Wyatt. Both sisters had been in service at Hathersage Hall, they recalled Col Shuttleworth as always being kind to his staff.

HADFIELD, Abraham Wilson

87612 Pte 22nd Northumberland Fusiliers. Discharged early on medical grounds. He did not go overseas.  b 1899 Hathersage, son of Abraham and Bertha, brother of Colin H, Martha, Mary, Elizabeth and Frank G (twin?).  Nothing definite found about his brother’s service, if any. 1901C and 1911C living at Main Road, Hathersage.

GREGORY, John Darvill

ă  Pte  K O Y L I, & 12/382 Sheffield City Bn Y & L. (DC 12/12/1914; a member of Wesleyans who had joined up in the KOYLI). On 1918 absent voters listed as 382, 31 Div Y & L., home address; Roslyn Road, Hathersage. b 1892, at Castle Bytham, Lincs. He lived Back Lane Top, Hathersage, a clerk, elder son of Mr & Mrs Walter Gregory of Crossland Road, Hathersage. (DC 7/8/1915; he married Mary Newell Farne daughter of Mrs C H Farne of The Crescent (Roslyn? Crescent), Hathersage. The bride was given away by Capt F F McKenna, 2 Barnsley Battalion). John Stanley Wood married his sister Mary Susannah Catherine Gregory on 10/7/1915.


ß Щ  Although he is shown on the Bible Class board, it has not been possible find anything definitive about his military involvement. b 1882 Glossop. Son of Albert Greenwood b 1861 Glossop and Emily (nee Newton) b Hathersage. He married Minnie Winterbottom b Outseats. On both the 1901C (living in Norfolk) and 1911C Joseph is listed as a railway contractor.  There was also a brother Josiah b1884 Glossop.

GREEN, William H

✟ ≠ 26147 C.Q.M.S. R.G.A. Frenchmans Battery, South Shields. He was almost certainly a soldier before the outbreak of war. He died 12/5/1917 (age 40) at No 2 General Scottish Hospital, Edinburgh. Grave; Edinburgh (Comely Bank) Cemetery., where  his wife is shown as Sophia D Richter (formerly Green) of South Africa. There is an Ancestry record for William Green b 1877 Grindleford Bridge, (although shown b 1877 Kingston, Staffs per 1881C and 1911C.  Son of John and Harriett Green, brother of Ernest Josiah. 1881C the family are living at Grindleford Bridge. 1891C Harriet Green and family (but not William) are living at Old Dale, Hathersage. William listed himself as from Hathersage working at Bradfield.


U.S. Army, WW1; Pte Co  K Casual Det. b 1891 Clare, Clare County, Michigan, U.S.A. His father was Christopher Green b 1859 Hathersage, who was living 1861C and 1871C  at White Edge Lodge, Longshaw, before going to America.

GREEN, Grace

née Sellers. b 1859 Tideswell. 1911C Crossland Road, Hathersage.  Red Cross record; Oddfellows Row, Hathersage, homeworker knitting & needlework at Hathersage VAD Hospital.