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Charles Land born Wakefield, Yorkshire 1767 son of
John Land married Elizabeth Dunford lived Leeds, Yorkshire |
Birth: Son of John Land 1767 Wakefield
Residences: Wakefield and Leeds
Marriage: Elizabeth Dunford, Wakefield 1787
Death of Charles Land:
Death of Elizabeth Dunford Land:
Birth of Charles Land, Wakefield
1767: "Jan, Charles s. of John Land W. 1st" (WAS Parish Records).
Marriage of Charles Land and Elizabeth Dunford, Wakefield
Charles Land married Elizabeth Dunford on December 25, 1787 in All Saints, Wakefield. (WAS Parish Record)
Children of Charles Land and Elizabeth Dunford, Wakefield and Leeds
New Zion, Wakefield
The introduction to the Wakefield New or Zion Chapel reads,
"The baptism Book for the Independent Meeting Place Wakefield. Which was opened the first of January 1783 by Mr Gover, Zach 6:13, and Mr Coken who presented from Matt 18:20 for setting."The records for New or Zion Chapel, Wakefield are on LDS microfilms 0828166 and 1657064. Microfilm 0828166 contains the baptism of James, the son of Charles Land and Elizabeth Dunford, and the introductory comments on the opening of the Independent Meeting Place quoted above.Zacharias 6:13"Yea, he shall build a temple to the lord: and he shall bear the glory and shall sit and rule upon his throne, and the counsel of peace shall be between them both"Matthew 18:20"For where two or three are gatered together for my sake, there am I in the midst of them"
It also contains:
There were no Land marriages listed in either microfilm between 1838 and 1852.
For more information on the Zion Chapel, see New Zion Chapel , now or at the bottom of the page.
Death of Charles Land
Unknown. Most likely in Leeds.
Death of Elizabeth Dunford Land
Unknown. Most likely in Leeds.
According to the 1906 Ordnance Survey Map of South Leeds, Land Court and Land Court Mill (Mungo) were located just south of the River Aire in the middle of the triangle formed by Water Lane, Meadow Lane, and Great Wilson Street. Land's Court is no longer there. The only known address for Charles Land and Elizabeth Dunford in Leeds was on St James Street in Central Leeds. However, their son, Charles Lewis, was in Holbeck by 1820 when their daughter Elizabeth was born. In 1826, at the birth of their son, James, their address was "Water Lane". By 1833 they were living in Brewery Field, Holbeck. I do not know if there is any connection between Charles Lewis Land and the fact that there was a Land's Court in Holbeck. I did not find anyone listed in Land's Court in the 1841 census. In addition I did not find any Lands in this part of Holbeck in the 1841 census.
James Dunford Land
James Dunford Land was a name used in at least three generations of Lands.
Charles Land and Elizabeth Dunford had a son named James and a son named Charles Lewis Land. Charles Lewis Land had a son, John (1818) who named one of his sons, James Dunford Land (1855).
London Gazette, February 25, 1910:
Notice is hereby given, that the Partnership here to fore subsisting between us the undersigned James Dunford Land and Frank Clayton, carrying on business as Hearthrug Manufacturers, at Town-Street Batley Carr in Batley in the county of York, under the style or firm of "Land and Nephew" has been dissolved by mutual consent as and from the first day of January 1910. All debts due to and owing by the said late firm will be received and paid by the said Frank Clayton, who will continue the business under the style of "Frank Clayton"_ Dated 22nd day of February, 1910.
INDEX TO WILLS
I believe these records relate to James Dunford Land the son of John Land and Mary Dyson. He married but did not have any children. See John Land
|Zion Chapel, Wakefield For informations on other Lands in New or Zion Chapel, Wakefield click on the picture of the interior of the Zion Congregational Chapel|
| Leeds Information|
The Charles Land and his family moved from Wakefield to Leeds. For more information on Leeds, click on the photo of St Peter's, Leeds.
|Where The Lands Lived in Leeds
To view pictures and maps of the areas in Leeds in which the Lands lived, click on the picture of Leeds from Holbeck
|Photographs of Leeds
To view photos of Leeds, click on the photos of St Peter's Church in Leeds.
John Land, the father of Charles Land
For informations on John Land, the father of Charles Land in Wakefield, click on the picture of the Wakefield cathedral.
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