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Operative Society of Masons Obituaries: Surnames – I

A list of the fortnightly returns of the Operative Society of Masons, Quarrymen and Allied Trades of England and Wales (including details of the document references needed to order the volumes) is included in our online catalogue.

Surname: First name: Branch / Location: Age at death: Relationship to member: Date of Fortnightly Return: Date of death: Cause of death: Entitled to benefits: Other info:
Ibbeson Walter Barnsley 37
10-24 Aug 1899 15 Aug 1899 Phthisis £12
Ibbotson Edgar Brighouse

25 Sep 1918 30 Aug 1918 Accidental death (septic poisoning from splinter in finger) £8
Ibbotson James Mossley 69
18 Jan-1 Feb 1883 22 Jan 1883 Hemiplegia and pneumonia Half Application for accident provision (paralytic stroke) in return for 2-16 Dec 1875, p.11. Letter of thanks in return for 27 Jan-10 Feb 1876, p.17 [MSS.78/OS/4/1/49].
Ibbotson John Clifton Birmingham 34
1-15 Dec 1853 8 Dec 1853 Consumption Full
Ibbotson Manasseh Brighouse 46
10-24 Jan 1901 13 Jan 1901 Tuberculosis £5
Ibbotson Samuel Sheffield 20
21 Mar-4 Apr 1867 25 Mar 1867 Phthisis Full
Ibbotson Tom Blackburn 42
22 Dec 1915 11 Dec 1915 Acute bronchitis £10
Ibbotson William Henry Liverpool (South) 32
19 Sep-3 Oct 1867 2 Oct 1867 Accidently killed by a fall at Compton House Full Application for accident provision on p.9. Description of presentation of £50 accident provision to widow in return for 28 Nov-12 Dec 1867, pp.8-10.
Iddison Lawrence Henry Manchester (Hulme) 7 months Son of H.I.M. Iddison 29 May-12 Jun 1879 5 Jun 1879
Full
Idle Freeman Leeds 58
9-23 Sep 1897 26 Aug 1897 Influenza £12 Result of raffle of his tools in return for 23 Aug-6 Sep 1900, p.12
Iles William Aaron Cardiff (Black Lion) 11 months Son of George Iles 15-29 May 1879 17 May 1879
Full
Ilett John Blackpool 63
16-30 Jun 1898 20 Jun 1898 Chronic bronchitis £12 Superannuated
Ilett William Taunton

26 Nov-10 Dec 1868 24 Nov 1868 Paralysis Full Application for accident provision (paralysis) for William Ilett of Birkenhead, aged 61, in return for 4-18 May 1865, pp.5-6. Report of presentation in return for 27 Jul-10 Aug 1865, p.8. Became a member of the trade fund at Ruabon on 20 Nov 1846 [MSS.78/OS/4/1/29].
Illett William
24
29 Apr-13 May 1880 5 May 1880 Natural causes

Illingworth James Headingley 53
10-24 Jul 1879 4 Jul 1879 Bronchitis Full
Illingworth James Ellis Windermere 40
15-29 Nov 1877 25 Nov 1877 Phthisis pulmonalis Full
Illingworth Sidney Chesterfield 3 Son of William Illingworth 11-25 Jun 1903 16 May 1903
£2 10s
Illingworth William Chesterfield 41
26 May-9 Jun 1904 26 May 1904 Tuberculosis £12
Illingworth William Halifax 32
24 Jul-7 Aug 1879 18 Jul 1879 Phthisis Full
Imery James Carlisle

13-27 Jan 1876


"Oppositionists dead", p.5.
Imeson Jonathan Bradford 34
25 Mar-8 Apr 1852 5 Apr 1852 Consumption

Ince George Leeds 44
15-30 Oct 1891 17 Oct 1891 Phthisis Full Results of raffle of his tools in return for 15-29 Sep 1892, p.7
Ince John Birmingham

14-28 Jul 1842

Full
Inchbold William Burton on Trent 62
21 Sep-5 Oct 1899 24 Sep 1899 Phthisis £10 In return for 6-20 Jun 1872, p.13: statement forwarded by Malvern lodge re alleged overpayment of relief to a William Inchbold by Scarborough lodge [MSS.78/OS/4/1/41].
Ind Alexander Edward Rowland Oxford 8 months Son of Samuel Ind 22 Jan-5 Feb 1880 17 Jan 1880
Full
Ind Dora Ellen London (Tottenham) 12 months Daughter of Walter Ind 17-31 Jan 1895 11 Jan 1895
£2
Ind Henry Cyril London (Tottenham) 6 months Son of Henry Ind 4-18 Aug 1904 16 Aug 1904
£2 10s
Ind John J. Oxford 18 months Son of Samuel Ind 26 Feb-12 Mar 1885 21 Feb 1885
Full
Ineson William Bootle

23 Oct-4 Nov 1875


"Oppositionists dead", p.5.
Ineson William Garston

23 Oct-4 Nov 1875


"Oppositionists dead", p.5.
Ingerson Charles Brown Lancaster 49
13-27 Dec 1900 19 Dec 1900 Phthisis pulmonalis £10
Ingerson George Lancaster 49
10-24 Feb 1909 2 Feb 1909 Suicide £8
Ingerson George Manchester (Central) 73
30 Mar-13 Apr 1905 1 Apr 1905 Syncope £12 Superannuated
Ingerson Harriet Manchester (Central) 68 Wife of George Ingerson 21 Feb-7 Mar 1901 16 Feb 1901 Bronchitis £5
Ingham Charles Newsome Birkenhead (Liscard) 44
5-19 Dec 1895 9 Dec 1895 Silicosis £12 Result of raffle of his tools in return for 7-21 May 1896, p.6
Ingham George Leeds 66
15 May 1912 10 May 1912 Heart disease £2 10s
Ingham Harriet Manchester (Astley Arms) 62 Wife of Isaac Ingham 5-19 Aug 1880 8 Aug 1880 Bronchitis Full
Ingham Henry Rawtenstall 49
3-17 Aug 1893 2 Aug 1893 Phthisis £12 Application for superannuation in return for 16-30 Apr 1891, p.8 [MSS.78/OS/4/1/72].
Ingham Isaac Manchester (Astley Arms) 61
8-22 Sep 1887 18 Sep 1887 Pulmonary congestion Full Notice of suspension of Isaac Ingham, "a member in receipt of 3s. per week sick pay, for two months for gambling and tippling", in return for 12-26 Mar 1885, p.6 [MSS.78/OS/4/1/64].
Ingham John Liverpool 52
22 Dec 1859-5 Jan 1860 24 Dec 1859 Accidently killed when a pile of timber fell on him Full Late a member of Warrington Lodge. Employed at the time of his death by Mr Gannon, mason, at Walton near Liverpool. Application for accident provision in return for 2-16 Feb 1860, p.6. Letter of thanks from mother, Ellen Ingham of Lynn, in return for 12-26 Apr 1860, p.7.
Ingham John Macclesfield 5 Son of William Ingham 5-19 Oct 1876 14 Oct 1876
Full
Ingham John Manchester (Hulme) 52
17-31 Oct 1889 15 Oct 1889 Phthisis Full In return for 7-21 May 1874, p.14: "Any person having seen or heard of John Ingham, since April 28th, would oblige his disconsolate wife by sending to No.10, Sydney-street, St. All Saints, Manchester, when last heard of he wore a dark gray coat and vest, woollen cord trousers and a black billycock hat". Further appeal for information about a John Ingham with family in Manchester in return for 15-29 Nov 1877, p.20 ("…b oth his children are ill with fever, and not expected to live") [MSS.78/OS/4/1/52]. Application for superannuation in return for 7-21 Feb 1889, pp.8-9.
Ingham John Northampton 65
28 May-11 Jun 1891 8 Jun 1891 Influenza Half Results of raffle of his tools in return for 26 Nov-10 Dec 1891, p.6
Ingham Joseph Leeds 54
29 Jul-12 Aug 1875 6 Aug 1875 Phthisis Full
Ingham Margaret Ellen Rawtenstall 18 months Daughter of Henry Ingham 12-26 Aug 1875 4 Aug 1875
Full
Ingham Mary Warrington 37 Wife of - Ingham 16-27 Jan 1853 9 Jan 1853 Strunous disease of the ankle joint Full
Ingham Mary Ann Rawtenstall 34 Wife of Henry Ingham 4-18 Mar 1880 4 Mar 1880 Cancer Full
Ingham Ormerod St Annes on the Sea 35
13-27 Jun 1878 7 Jun 1878 Found drowned

Ingham Percy Shipley 14 months Son of Samuel Ingham 17-31 Dec 1874 18 Dec 1874
Full
Ingham Robert James Manchester 7 Son of James Ingham 28 May-11 Jun 1868 7 Jun 1868 Cerebral congestion Full
Ingham Thomas Leeds 58
12 May 1915 26 Apr 1915 Influenza £10
Ingham Tom Newton Heath
Son of James Ingham 27 Jun-11 Jul 1867 8 Jul 1867 Measles Half
Ingham William Macclesfield 51
13-27 Nov 1890 20 Nov 1890 Fibroid phthisis Half
Ingle Joseph Tolson Leeds 41
14-28 Aug 1884 24 Aug 1884 Pulmonary phthisis Full
Ingleby James Bradford 8 months Son of William Ingleby 11-25 Jul 1867 30 Jun 1867 Bronchitis Full In return for 6-20 Oct 1864, p.3: reference to speech made by William Ingleby, Bradford Lodge Treasurer, at lodge festivity [MSS.78/OS/4/1/25]
Inglefield William Exeter 80
11-25 Feb 1897 9 Feb 1897 Senile decay £3 Application for superannuation in return for 11-25 Feb 1875. Age given as 62. [MSS.78/OS/4/1/45].
Ingles George Birmingham 63
25 Apr-9 May 1907 3 May 1907 Bronchitis £12 Superannuated
Ingram James USA: New York City 53
23 Jul-6 Aug 1891 9 Jul 1891 Phthisis pulmonalis Full Member of Manchester (Hulme) Lodge
Ingram John Torquay 28
10-24 Jul 1879 16 Jul 1879 Heart disease Full
Ingram Solomon


19 Jun-3 Jul 1862


"Oppositionists dead", p.3: worked in opposition at Risca
Ingram William Stratton Brighton 72
23 Feb-9 Mar 1910 31 Jan 1910 Bronchitis £8 Superannuated
Innes James Alexander Rothery [Rothesay], Scotland 31
4-18 Jan 1872
Consumption Full Late a member of Manchester lodge. Application for accident provision in return for 2-16 Sep 1869, pp.10-11. Letter of thanks in return for 28 Oct-11 Nov 1869, p.9 [MSS.78/OS/4/1/36].
Innocent Arthur Harrogate

28 Jul-11 Aug 1898


p.5: "Oppositionist dead"
Ions Alexander North Shields 2 days Son of John Ions 3-17 Aug 1871 4 Aug 1871 Premature birth Full
Ions James George Newcastle on Tyne 43
24 Mar-7 Apr 1898 25 Mar 1898 Fibroid phthisis £12
Ions John North Shields 2 Son of John Ions 28 Mar-11 Apr 1872 1 Apr 1872 Variola Full
Ions John North Shields 39
21 Feb-7 Mar 1878 4 Mar 1878 Heart disease and dropsy Full
Ions John Stewart London (Battersea) 58
25 Jan-8 Feb 1900 22 Jan 1900 Phthisis £5
Ions Margaret North Shields 36 Widow of John Ions 10-24 Jul 1879 15 Jul 1879 Consumption Full
Ions Margaret Jane North Shields 4 months Daughter of the late John Ions 5-19 Sep 1878 4 Sep 1878
Full
Ions Robert North Shields 1 day Son of John Ions 3-17 Aug 1871 2 Aug 1871 Premature birth Full
Iredale George Saltburn by the Sea 19 days Son of John Iredale 13-27 Jul 1876 19 Jul 1876
Full
Iredale John Headingley 61
15-29 Jun 1899 21 Jun 1899 Acute pneumonia £10
Iredale Joseph Middlesbrough 16 months Son of John Iredale 3-17 Jun 1875 25 May 1875
Full
Iredale Margaret Saltburn by the Sea
Wife of John Iredale 27 Jul-10 Aug 1876 30 Jul 1876 Debility following childbirth Full
Ireland Charles Gloucester 35
1-15 Sep 1859 26 Aug 1859 Pulmonary consumption Full
Ireland Robert Carlisle 45
5-19 Sep 1901 12 Sep 1901 Pulmonary tuberculosis £10
Ireland William Stockport 41
18 Jan-1 Feb 1894 7 Jan 1894 Through a fall down a flight of stone steps £5 In return for 3-17 Mar 1870, p.4: request from Stockport Lodge for information about William Ireland, alias Isherwood, runaway apprentice, aged about 19 years [MSS.78/OS/4/1/38].
Ireson John London (Chelsea) 51
28 Nov-12 Dec 1878 1 Dec 1878 Heart disease Half
Ireson Maurice London (Southwark) 50
30 Jan-13 Feb 1896 5 Jan 1896 Cirrhosis of liver £12 Alias Morris. Account of funeral expenses in return for 13-27 Feb 1896, p.11
Ireson Robert Cardiff (Central) 51
28 Oct 1914 19 Oct 1914 Pulmonary tuberculosis £2 10s
Irvine Hiram Liverpool (Central) 43
29 Jun-13 Jul 1899 22 Jun 1899 Suicide, temporary insanity £10
Irving Elizabeth Ellen Liverpool (Globe) 1 year and 4 months Daughter of Robert Irving 14-28 Oct 1869 23 Oct 1869 Convulsions Full
Irving James Manchester (Astley Arms) 29
19 Jan-2 Feb 1882 27 Jan 1882 Phthisis Full
Irving James Nottingham 56
24 Mar-7 Apr 1887 3 Apr 1887 Phthisis Full
Irving Jane Ann London (Croydon) 5 Daughter of John Irving 30 Mar-13 Apr 1882 20 Mar 1882
Full
Irving John Carlisle 33
1-15 Mar 1883 4 Mar 1883 Phthisis pulmonalis Full
Irving John Liverpool (South) 41
25 Feb-11 Mar 1875 9 Mar 1875 Phthisis Full Application for superannuation, through Warrington Lodge, in return for 22 Oct-5 Nov 1874, pp.10-11 [MSS.78/OS/4/1/45].
Irving Robert Carlisle

22 May-5 Jun 1862 18 May 1862 Phthisis Full
Irving Robert Carlisle 50
29 Sep-13 Oct 1870 4 Oct 1870 Bronchitis Full
Irving Robert Chester 34
27 Dec 1877-10 Jan 1878 28 Dec 1877 Phthisis Full
Irving Robert Newcastle on Tyne 55
2-16 Dec 1908 30 Nov 1908 Broncho-pneumonia and cardiac syncope £8
Irving William Chester 19 months Son of Robert Irving 21 May-4 Jun 1874 24 May 1874 Whooping cough Full
Irving William Liverpool (South) 40
2-16 Mar 1882 27 Feb 1882 Phthisis Full
Irving / Irvine William Liverpool (North) 69
23 Jan-6 Feb 1890 22 Jan 1890 Bronchitis Full Application for superannuation, through Carlisle Lodge, in return for 8-22 May 1884, p.13 [MSS.78/OS/4/1/64].
Irwin Henry Bradford 30
28 Jun-12 Jul 1866 6 Jul 1866 Dropsy Full
Irwin James Stalybridge 60
7-21 Jun 1883 27 May 1883 Chronic bronchitis Full
Irwin James Stalybridge

24 Oct-7 Nov 1895 15 Oct 1895

Out of benefit at the time of his death
Isaac Albert Henry Exeter 64
21 Apr 1920 4 Apr 1920 Morbus cordis £1 5s
Isaacs David Abergavenny 45
18 May-1 Jun 1876 14 May 1876 Asthma and heart disease Full
Isaacs George London (North) 51
4-18 Aug 1870 15 Aug 1870 Strangulated hernia produced by lifting when at work at the new Midland Station, St Pancras Full Became a member at Box in 1851. Application for accident provision in return for 29 Sep-13 Oct 1870, p.7. Info about the presentation of the money to his widow included in return for 8-22 Dec 1870, pp.6-8.
Isaacs Harry London (Southwark) 1 Son of James Isaacs 7-21 Jul 1870 3 Jul 1870 Inflamation of the lungs Full
Isaacs Rees Cardiff 45
8-22 Jul 1869 16 Jul 1869 Fever Full
Isaacs Thomas Rhymney 67
25 Feb-11 Mar 1875 28 Feb 1875 Bronchitis Full
Isherwood Florence Sunderland 23 months Daughter of John Thomas Isherwood 9-23 Apr 1896 11 Apr 1896
£2
Isherwood Isaac Sunderland 11 months Son of John Thomas Isherwood 22 Sep-6 Oct 1898 19 Sep 1898
£2
Isherwood Isaac Sunderland 14 months Son of John Thomas Isherwood 11-25 Jan 1900 14 Jan 1900
£2 10s
Isherwood James Blackburn 65
16-30 May 1878 15 May 1878 Bronchitis Half
Isherwood James Chorley 61
24 Mar-7 Apr 1898 28 Mar 1898 Cardiac disease £12 Superannuated
Isherwood John Longridge 31
19 Jan-2 Feb 1893 27 Jan 1893 Pulmonary phthisis £12
Isherwood John Preston

16-30 Jun 1864 22 Jun 1864


Isherwood John Sunderland 57
17 Nov-1 Dec 1898 21 Nov 1898 Chronic bronchitis £12 Superannuated
Isherwood John Thomas Sunderland 42
2 Oct 1912 14 Sep 1912 Tubercular kidneys £10
Isherwood Joseph Australia: New South Wales 41
10-24 Sep 1885 3 Mar 1885 Phthisis Full Late a member of Bradford (Yorkshire) Lodge
Isherwood Joseph Bradford 5 months Son of Joseph M. Isherwood 7-21 May 1874 28 Apr 1874 Mescenteric disease Full
Isherwood Martin Chorley 54
25 Jun-9 Jul 1891 27 Jun 1891 Anasurea Full
Isherwood Mary Sunderland 10 minutes Daughter of J.T. Isherwood 12-26 Feb 1908 7 Feb 1908
£2 10s
Isherwood Mary Ann Sunderland 68 Widow of John Isherwood 10 Jun 1914 28 May 1914 Arterio sclerosis £4
Isherwood Monica Chorley 16 months Daughter of Robert Isherwood 1-15 Jun 1876 30 May 1876
Full
Isherwood Richard Stewart Bradford 2 Son of Joseph Isherwood 19 Jan-2 Feb 1871 24 Jan 1871 Marasmus Full
Isherwood Thomas Bradford
Son of Joseph Isherwood 4-18 May 1876 1 May 1876
Full
Isherwood Thomas Chorley 11 months Son of Martin Isherwood 18 Nov-2 Dec 1875 21 Nov 1875
Full
Isherwood William Didsbury 34
14-28 Jun 1888 18 Jun 1888 Phthisis Full
Isherwood William Ramsbottom 74
28 Jul-11 Aug 1909 7 Aug 1909 Senile decay £6 Application for superannuation in return for 4-18 Aug 1892, pp.10-11 [MSS.78/OS/4/1/75].
Iverson Charles London (South) 58
16-30 Jul 1863 19 Jul 1863 Consumption Full
Iveson C. London (South) 53
6-20 Mar 1902 15 Mar 1902 Mitral disease £10 Result of raffle of his tools in return for 1-15 Oct 1903, p.13
Iveson James Hull

7-21 Dec 1848
Phthisis Full
Ivey William USA: Rockland, State of Maine 27
4-18 Jul 1872 16 Jun 1872 Typhoid pneumonia Full Late a member of Jersey Lodge
Izzard Edith Elizabeth London (Stratford)
Daughter of Thomas Izzard 16-30 Oct 1879 12 Oct 1879
Full