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James HARDICKER (1871-1919)

James Ogden HARDICKER , son of Joseph HARDICKER (1844?-1896) and Emma OGDEN (1846?- ), was born in 1871 in Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, England. 1 In 1881 he was resident in Levenshulme, Lancashire, England, Adlands Lane. In 1891 he was resident in Levenshulme, 93 Stockport Rd. In 1891 he was a Law Solicitors Articled Clerk. On 12 April 1893 he was a Passed the Bar exam. 2 He married Marian Rebecca COLE in 1900 in St John's Church, Blackpool. 3 In 1901 he was resident in Levenshulme, Overdale, Grange Ave. In 1901 he was a Solicitor, also Clerk to Levenshulme UDC. In 1911 he was resident in Chorlton, Lancashire, England, Overdale Grange Avenue Levenshulme. In 1911 he was a Solicitor. On 20 December 1913 he Resigned his Commission (Capt 7th Battallion Manchester Reg). 4 In 1919 he was a Soldier (Captain (Hon. Lt. Col.)) Manchester Regiment. He had the title 'Lieut-Colonel'. He died on 7 April 1919 in Conway, Wales. 5 He was buried on 10 April 1919 in Manchester Crematorium. 6


Commonwealth War Graves Commission details


Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Captain (Hon. Lt. Col.)

Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment

Age: 47

Date of Death: 07/04/1919

Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hardicker; husband of Marion Rebecca Hardicker, of 20, Elvaston Place, South Kensington, London.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: Crematorium Panel.



Stood for election as Unionist candidate in the North West Durham by-election, January 1914 (caused by the appointment of Atherley Jones K.C. as Judge of the City of London). He came second to Mr A Williams (Liberal)

The Times said: "The Church Association strongly urged Evangelical Churchmen and Protestants to vote for Mr. Hardicker".


Death notice

The Times: 9 Apr 1919 page 1

HARDICKER - On the 7th April, at his residence, Adlands, Rhos Road, Colwyn Bay. Lieut-Col. James Ogden Hardicker, aged 47 years. Cremation at Manchester Crematorium tomorrow (Thursday), 11 o'clock. No flowers.


Mr. James Ogden Hardicker (son of Joseph Hardicker, clerk to the Levenshulme Local Board), who has served his articles with Mr. Walter Andrew Jones, Kings Street Manchester, has successfully passed his final law examimations, which places him on the roll of solicitors.

-- Manchester Times 5 May 1893.


Clerk of the Levenshulme Local Board 1895 - ?

Manchester Tiles 24 May 1895

Mr. Jas. O. Hardicker, solicitor, Manchester (son of Mr. Hardicker, resigned) was unanimously appointed clerk to the council, at a salary of 75 per year.


Marian Rebecca COLE was born in 1882 (approx.) in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England. In 1901 she was resident in Levenshulme, Overdale, Grange Ave. In 1911 she was resident in Chorlton, Overdale Grange Avenue Levenshulme. In 1919 she was resident in South Kensington, London, 20 Elvaston Place. She married Percy Thompson DEAN on 25 May 1927 in Kensington and Chelsea, London, England. 7 In 1944 she was resident in Westminster, London, England, She and James Ogden HARDICKER had the following children:


Joseph Alan HARDICKER (1901-1944). Joseph was born in 1901 in Levenshulme. 8 In 1901 he was resident in Levenshulme, Overdale, Grange Ave. In 1911 he was resident in Wirral, Cheshire, England, The Leas School 64 Meols Drive West Kirby. He married Norah WILLCOCKS in 1925 in Bucklow, Cheshire, England. 9 In 1928 he was resident in Cheadle, Lancashire, England, 29 Broadway. In 1944 he was a Soldier (Captain) Royal Army Service Corps no 25700. He had the title 'Captain'. He died on 23 October 1944 in Uxbridge, London, England. 10,11

James Donald Ogden HARDICKER (1902-1903). James was born in 1902 in Chorlton. 12 He died in 1903 in Chorlton. 13

Kenneth Ogden HARDICKER (1905-1968). Kenneth was born in 1905 in Chorlton. 14 In 1911 he was resident in Chorlton, Overdale Grange Avenue Levenshulme. He married Aerid Wellesley DAVIES in 1932 in Southampton, Hampshire, England. 15 In 1958 he was resident in Ampfield, Hampshire, Broomhill. He died in 1968 in Southampton. 16

John Delta HARDICKER (1908-1914). John was born in 1908 in Chorlton. 17 In 1911 he was resident in Chorlton, Overdale Grange Avenue Levenshulme. He died in 1914 in Conway. 18 He was buried in 1914 in Southern Cemetery, Manchester.

Betty Margaret HARDICKER


11871 Jul-Aug-Sep Ashton Under Lyne 8d 404.
2Times Online: 29 Apr 1893 page 15.
31900 Apr-May-Jun Fylde 8e 1282.
4Times Online: 20 Dec 1913 page 13.
51919 Apr-May-Jun Conway 11b 608.
6Times Online: 9 Apr 1919 page 1.
71927 Apr-May-Jun Kensington 1a 468.
81901 Jan-Feb-Mar Chorlton 8c 789.
91925 Apr-May-Jun Bucklow 8a 432.
101944 Oct-Nov-Dec Uxbridge 3a 79.
11Times Online: Oct 24 1944 page 1.
121902 Oct-Nov-Dec Chorlton 8c 742.
131903 Apr-May-Jun Chorlton 8c 519.
141905 Jul-Aug-Sep Chorlton 8c 746.
151932 Apr-May-Jun Southampton 2c 90.
161968 Apr-May-Jun Southampton 6b 613.
171908 Jan-Feb-Mar Chorlton 8c 763.
181914 Jan-Feb-Mar Conway 11b 667.