~ ACRES MILL and  HIRD FAMILY~

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Information and photographs very kindly provided by Richard Hird

 

Timothy Hird - Father
 14/11/1783 - 17/12/1868
Isaac Hird - Son 
4/3/1806 - 29/7/1872
He also played a part in local government.


Isaac's son Timothy [Jnr] b.1856 having set up his own building business [Hird Brothers, of King Street]. Timothy (Jnr) married Richard Edmondson's sister Maria.

Abraham Hird - Son  
4/10/1813 - 30/7/1890
was the wool buyer for the business, living for a while in Dublin.
Abraham returned to Keighley to help run things when Isaac died. Richard Edmondson 
 Mill Manager and above dressed for his roll of Mayor of Keighley.

Richard married Sarah the daughter of
Abraham. 

Also in the Timothy Hird & Sons business partnership with Timothy were his son's George [17/12/1804 - 4/1/1847], the eldest son, who died quite young.
Son Henry b. 1836 went to Australia in his teens.



Obituary of Isaac Keighley News 3rd August 1872