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HADFIELDs of Derby, Derbyshire

The following information was researched and compiled by Roger HADFIELD MA, F.R.G.S. and Elaine HADFIELD POLGLASE


There are connections within this line to Canada and the USA



first known generation


1. William Hadfield  bap.10Oct1762 Burton-upon-Trent  m.10Dec1787 Hannah Ambrose (b.c1766 Mickleover)  d.?



                     i.            Hannah Hadfield  bap.15Dec1787 Littleover, Derbyshire  d.?

                   ii.            Sarah Hadfield  b.22Apr1788  bap.11May1788  d.?

                  iii.            Hannah Hadfield  bap.13Dec1789 Littleover, Derbyshire  d.?

                 iv.            William Hadfield  bap.22May1791  d.?

                   v.            George Hadfield  bap.21Apr1793  d.?

                 vi.            John Hadfield  bap.28Sep1794  d.?

                vii.            (2) William Hadfield  bap.22Dec1795  d.11May1868

              viii.            Samuel Hadfield  bap.3Jul1796  d.?

                 ix.            John Hadfield  bap.13May1798  d.?

                   x.            Joseph Hadfield  bap.19Jul1801  d.?

                 xi.            Mary Hadfield  bap.1Jan1804  d.?

                xii.            George Hadfield  bap.5Nov1804  d.?

              xiii.            Anne Hadfield  bap17Nov1805 Littleover, Derbyshire  d.?

              xiv.            Elizabeth Hadfield  bap.17May1807 Littleover, Derbyshire  d.?



second generation


2. William Hadfield  bap.22Dec1795 Littleover, Derbyshire  m.14Oct1821 Charlotte (Bagnall) Bagnell (bap. 10Feb1793 St.Michael, Macclesfield, Derbyshire  d.3May1877 – parents, Thomas and Alice) Duffield, Derbyshire d.11May1868 Derby (William was a bookkeeper by profession and in 1850 was living at 79 John Street, Derby)   (see Hadfields of Mickleover & Littleover)



                     i.            Ann Hadfield  bap.25Aug1822 Darley Abbey, Derbyshire  m.March quarter 1849 Samuel Allen (d<1881)  d.?

                   ii.            Charles Hadfield  bap.20Aug1825  d.?

                  iii.            (3a) Frederick Hadfield  b.21Apr1828  bap.1Apr1831  d.9Jan1908

                 iv.            Francis Hadfield  b.27Feb1831  bap.1Apr1831 St.Peter’s, Derby (the twin of Sarah)  d.?

                   v.            Sarah Hadfield  b.27Feb1831  bap.1Apr1831 St.Peter’s, Derby (the twin of Francis)  d.?

                 vi.            Emma Hadfield  bap.17Nov1833 St.Peter’s, Derby  m.29Aug1859 William Scott, St.Alkmund, Derby  d.?

                vii.            (3b) William Hadfield  b.1Sep1837  bap.1Oct1837 St.Peter’s, Derby  d.June quarter 1906 Derby



third generation


3a. Frederick Hadfield  b.21Apr1828  m.13Apr1850 Mary Ann Fisher (b.4Mar1829 St. Peter's Derby  d.7Nov1901.)  Frederick was a Fitter and Turner by trade.  Family lived at Newcastle-under-Lyme and Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire 1852.  Mary Ann's father was Thomas Fisher, labourer of Traffic Street  d.9Jan1908


Children:  family photo - 18 Feb1884

                     i.            William Hadfield  b.1850  d.14Nov1890  ('engine fitter')

                   ii.            (4a) Frederick Hadfield  b.27Feb1853  d.?

                  iii.            Emily Hadfield  b.1855  m.1875 Edward John Parkinson (b.1852) Stoke-on-Trent  d.?

                 iv.            Charles Hadfield  b.1857  m.1880 Agnes Duckett, Birkenhead.  d.16Dec1890  ('hollow ware presser of Etruria')  d.?

                   v.            (4b) Edward Hadfield  b.20Feb1860  d.27Sep1938

                 vi.            (4c) Thomas Hadfield  b.22Jul1862  d.11Dec1936



3b. William Hadfield  b.1Sep1837  bap.1Oct1837 St.Peter’s, Derby  m.1857-60 Ann? Thornhill? (b.c1836  d.March1912)  d.June 1906 Derby



                       i            (4d) William F. Hadfield  b.c1859  d.?

                     ii            (4e) Frederick Joseph Hadfield  b.Dec1860  d.?

                    iii            Francis Hadfield  b.Mar1862 Derby, Derbyshire  m.Sep.quarter 1891  d.?

                   iv            (4f) Charles Hadfield  b.Dec1863  d.?

                     v            Charlotte Hadfield  b.Mar1866 Derby, Derbyshire  m.Jun.quarter 1885 Robert Faulkner (b.1860) issue  d.?

                   vi            (4g) Tom Hadfield  b.Mar1868  d.?

                  vii            Mary Hadfield  b.Mar1871 Derby, Derbyshire  d.?

                viii            Albert Hadfield  b.Mar1873 Derby, Derbyshire  d.?

                   ix            Emma Hadfield  b.Jun1875 Derby, Derbyshire  m.Dec.quarter 1898 Albert Edward Cooke issue  d.?



fourth generation


4a. Frederick Hadfield  b.27Feb1853  m.1875 Elizabeth Lakin (b.10Oct1856  d.1915)  d.?


Children:   family photo - 1912

                     i.            George Frederick Hadfield  b.1Apr1876  d.13Sep1878

                   ii.            Elizabeth Hadfield  b.6Sep1878  d.2Dec1915

                  iii.            Emily Hadfield  b.24Jan1879  m. John Henry (Harry) Whittaker (b.1877) (Emily was still alive by 1947) letter

                 iv.            Annie Hadfield  b.28Jan1882  d.?

                   v.            Edward Hadfield  b.17May1884  d.1938

                 vi.            Ethel Hadfield  b.6Jun1886  d.11Oct 1886

                vii.            Edith Hadfield  b.14Dec1887  d.?

              viii.            William Hadfield  b.11Jan1891  d.19Oct1891

                 ix.            Frederick Hadfield  b.11Apr1893  d.9Apr1929

                   x.            Nellie Hadfield  b.28Aug1900  d.10Feb1923



1892 - first generation to the United States of America


4b. Edward Hadfield  b.20Feb1860 Newcastle-under-Lyme  m.1890 Ann Benbow (b.July 1866  d.11Jan1962)  Edward migrated in 1883/84 to the USA sailing from Liverpool. 1900 Census would indicate he married Annie c1890.  He lived at Vine Street and later 735 Bradshaw Avenue, East Liverpool, Ohio.  Occupation:  pottery warehouseman. d.27Sep1938  bur. Riverview Cemetery, East Liverpool, Ohio.



                 i                  (5a) William Frederick Hadfield  b.21Apr1891  d.27Feb1914

               ii                  (5b) Edward Ray Hadfield  b.6Jun1898  d.13Aug1990

              iii                  Emily M. Hadfield  b.31Oct1899 East Liverpool, Ohio  m. Kinsey  d.5Feb1988 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  (1910 census - telephone operator)

             iv                  (5c) Albert C. Hadfield  b.15Dec1902 East Liverpool, Ohio  d.Oct1976 New Brighton, Beaver County, Pennsylvania (1910 census - clay shop, pottery)


Ellis Island Immigration entries:  Edward in 1892, his wife, Annie and son, William, in 1893.  Most likely following visits back to England.



1913 - first generation to Canada


4c. Thomas Hadfield  b.22Jul1862 Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire  m.26Jul1886 Mary Ann Lamb (b.25Jul1864   d.2May1945) Hanley Old Church, Stoke on Trent  (emigrated from England to Victoria, BC, Canada, aboard the RMS Virginian leaving Liverpool 9May1913 and arriving Port of Quebec 17May 1913) photo c1930  d.11Dec1936 MI



                     i.            Mary Elizabeth (Lizzie) Hadfield  b.24Apr1887  d.20May1909

                   ii.            (5d) Thomas Hadfield  b.20May1889  d.9Mar1985 Victoria, BC, Canada

                  iii.            Beatrice (Bee) Hadfield  b.30Aug1892 (emigrated with parents)  m.25Mar1920 Stanley Girling (b.1Nov1891  d.11Sep1950) Victoria, BC, Canada  d.9May1947 Vancouver, BC, Canada

                 iv.            (5e) William Hadfield  b.4Aug1894  d.28Jan1974 Victoria, BC, Canada

                   v.            (5f) Eric John Hadfield  b.18Feb1906  d.25May1982 Victoria, BC, Canada



4d. William F. Hadfield  b.c1859 Holbrook, Derby, Derbyshire  m.<1891 Alice (b.c1862 Boulton, Derbyshire  d.?)  d.JunQtr 1937



                     i.            Frederick S. Hadfield  b.c1888  d.?

                   ii.            Emma E. Hadfield  b.c1890  d.?



4e. Frederick Joseph Hadfield  b.Dec1860 Derby, Derbyshire  m. Alice (b.c1852 Boulton, Derbyshire  d.?)  d.?



                     i.            Alice Hadfield  b.c1875 Boulton, Derbyshire  d.?

                   ii.            Frederick Hadfield  b.c1878 Boulton, Derbyshire  d.?

                  iii.            Samuel Hadfield  b.c1882 Boulton, Derbyshire  d.?

                 iv.            Mary Hadfield  b.c1885 Boulton, Derbyshire  d.?

                   v.            Charlotte Hadfield  b.c1888 Boulton, Derbyshire  d.?



4f. Charles Hadfield  b.Dec1863 Derby, Derbyshire  m. Ellen (b.c1864 Nottingham  d.MarQtr1901 Shardlow)  d.?



                     i.            William Hadfield  b.?  d.?

                   ii.            Frank Hadfield  b.?  d.?

                  iii.            Elizabeth Hadfield  b.?  d.?



4g. Tom Hadfield  b.Mar1868 Derby, Derbyshire  m. Mary (b.c1868  d.?)  d.?



                     i.            Florence Beatrice Hadfield  b.c1892 Derby, Derbyshire  d.?

                   ii.            Lilley Hadfield  b.JunQtr1893 Derby, Derbyshire  d.?

                  iii.            Emma Jubilee Hadfield  b.SepQtr 1897 Derby, Derbyshire  d.?

                 iv.            Thomas Joseph Hadfield  b.1901 Derby, Derbyshire  d.?



fifth generation


5a. William Frederick Hadfield  b.Oct1891 New Jersey, USA  m. death certificate states ‘Single’  1910 census ‘ druggist’  1920 census ‘ family living at 2930 B Street, Philadelphia  d.27Feb1914 as a result of head injury  bur. Ohio


Children:  (marriage and issue not confirmed)

                     i.            Evelyn Hadfield  b.?  d.?

                   ii.            William H. Hadfield  b.?  d.?

                  iii.            Phyllis Hadfield  b.?  d.?



5b. Edward Ray Hadfield  b.6Jun1896 East Liverpool, Ohio  m.27Jun1939 Esther Reed-Turner (b.24Aug1900  d.27Nov1980)  d.13Aug1990  (1910 census - machinist, steel mill)


Children:  no known children



5c. Albert (Edward) C. Hadfield  b.15Dec1902 East Liverpool, Ohio  m. Wilhemena R. (b.c1903 Scotland)  d.Oct1976 New Brighton, Beaver County, Pennsylvania (1910 census - clay shop, pottery)



                     i.            Lois A. Hadfield  b.Jan1928 East Liverpool, Ohio

                   ii.            Doris Jean Hadfield  b.1932  m. Charles Hovey  d.1989

                  iii.            Sue Ellen Hadfield  b.1938  m. Tallon



5d. Thomas Hadfield  b.20May1889 (emigrated from England to Victoria 1912).  m.5Aug1913 Anne Thompson (b.13Sep1891  emigrated to Canada with Thomas snr.(3b) and family  d.13Jun1967)  Victoria, BC, Canada.  d.9Mar1985 Victoria, BC, Canada



                     i.            (6a) Raymond Alexander Hadfield  b.6Jun1915  d.May1983

                   ii.            Phyllis Maude Hadfield  b.30Jul1917  m.5Jun1939 Frederick Claude Sluggett (b.6Dec1909  d.30Sep2001) d.25Mar1970



5e. William Hadfield  b.4Aug1894 (emigrated with parents)  m.5Oct1923 Annie McKimn Nelson (b.3Aug1904  d.16Feb1990), New Westminster, BC, Canada  d.28Jan1974 Victoria, BC, Canada



                     i.            William Arthur (Art) Hadfield  b.6Oct1927 Vancouver, BC, Canada  d.1May2010 Victoria, BC, Canada



5f. Eric John Hadfield  b.18Feb1906 (emigrated with parents)  m.8Jul1932 Catherine Dorothy McQueen (b.3Aug1904  d.17Nov1993) Montreal, Quebec, Canada  d.25May1982 Victoria, BC, Canada



                     i.            female

                   ii.            Robert Hadfield  b.21Mar1939 Victoria, BC  d.21Mar1939 Victoria, BC



sixth generation


6a. Raymond Alexander Hadfield  b.6Jun1915  m.Edna Lillian Mumford (b.6Sep1912  d.11Jun2000) d.May1983



                     i.            John Michael Hadfield  b.17May1942  d.19May1976 Klappan, BC

                   ii.            male

                  iii.            male