Roger Iddison1,2

b. 15 September 1834, d. 19 March 1890

Roger Iddison

  • Birth*: Roger Iddison was born on 15 September 1834 at Bedale, Yorkshire, England; Confirmed from Career stats - see text file attached. Original estimate of birth based on 1881 cencus - aged 46.1,2
  • Christening: He was christened on 10 February 1835 at Bedale, Yorkshire.3
  • Name Variation: As of before 1841, Roger Iddison was also known as Iddeson.4
  • (Member Of Household) Census1841: They was listed as Roger Iddison in the 1841 census at Bedale, Yorkshire.4
  • Occupation: Roger Iddison was a scholar in March 1851.5
  • (Son) Census1851: They was listed as the son of Roger Iddison in the 1851 census at Market Place, Bedale, Yorkshire.5
  • (Witness) Marriage: Roger Iddison witnessed the marriage of Susanah Place and Roger Iddison on 9 September 1854 at St. Gregory's Parish Church, Bedale, YorkshireG; Witnessed by Robert Harrison, Elizabeth Breckin, Roger Iddison Junior & Thomas Watson.6,7,8,9
  • Occupation*: Roger Iddison was a Guano Merchant in January 1857 at Warley, Nr. Halifax, Yorkshire.10
  • (Groom) Marriage*: He married Elizabeth Webster, daughter of Robert Webster and Jane Robson, on 19 January 1857 at Parish Church, Halifax, Yorkshire; Marriage of Roger Iddison (Bachelor) aged 23 and Elizabeth Webster (Spinster) aged 23, witnessed by William Dale and Mary Pratt.2,1,11,12,13
  • Occupation: Roger Iddison was a professional cricketer in April 1861.14
  • (Head Of Household) Census1861*: He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at Cricket Ground, Broughton, Salford, Lancashire.15
  • Event-Misc*: He was named as one of "our Eleven" to go out to Australia. on 15 September 1861.16
  • Psgr List*: He of an unknown place was found on a passenger list on 19 October 1861 on the passenger ship Great Britain on a 90 day voyage from Liverpool, England to Melbourne, Australia due to arrive in December 1861.17
  • Psgr List: He of an unknown place was found on a passenger list in January 1862 on the ship Rangatira bound for Sydney, New South Wales.18
  • Psgr List: He of an unknown place was found on a passenger list in February 1862 on the ship Royal Shepherd III bound for Launceston, Tasmania.19
  • Event-Misc: He was a member of All England Eleven versus Twenty Two of Tasmania on 8 March 1862.20
  • (Witness) Marriage: He witnessed the marriage of William Holdsworth Iddison and Sarah Ann Webster on 27 March 1867 at Chorlton-on-Medlock Register Office, Chorlton, Manchester, Lancashire.21,22,23,9
  • Occupation: Roger Iddison was a manure agent in April 1871.24
  • (Head Of Household) Census1871*: He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census at 41a Marygate, York, YorkshireG.24
  • Occupation: He was a cricketers' outfitter in 1873 at 30 Half Street, Manchester, Lancashire.25
  • Event-Misc: He was Yorkshire United County Eleven play 22 of Malton and District at Malton. - J. C. Shaw, Mycroft, R. Iddison and E. Stephenson play with the latter.
    between 10 June 1875 and 12 June 1875.26
  • Occupation: He was an auctioneer & valuer and a cricketers' outfitter on 3 April 1881 at York.27
  • (Head Of Household) Census1881*: He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 4 Portland Street, St. Giles, York, YorkshireG.28
  • Address*: As of 1883, Roger Iddison lived at Portland Street, York, Yorkshire.29
  • Event-Misc: He was a captain of Malton Curling Club before 19 March 1890 at Malton, Yorkshire.30
  • Death*: He died His personal estate at death was £535.
    He left a widow, Elizabeth and a daughter, Elizabeth Jane. on 19 March 1890 at 8 Portland Street, York, YorkshireG, at age 55.1,2,31,32,33
  • (Interred) Burial: He was buried on 22 March 1890 at York Cemetery, York, Yorkshire.34,35,36
  • Probate*: His estate was probated on 22 April 1890; Iddison, Roger: 22nd April 1890. The will of Roger Iddison late of 8 Portland Street in the City of York. Auctioneer who died 19th March 1890 at 8 Portland Street was proved at York by Elizabeth Iddison of 8 Portland Street widow the Relict one of the surviving executors. Personal Estate £535.37

Child of Roger Iddison and Elizabeth Webster

Citations

  1. [S5] Will of Roger Iddison.
  2. [S6] Photocopy of entry, unknown location, unknown record info.
  3. [S113] Family Search Genealogical Database, online www.familysearch.org, Name:     Roger Iddison
    Gender:     Male
    Christening Date:     10 Feb 1835
    Christening Place:     Bedale, York, England
    Father's Name:     Roger Iddison
    Mother's Name:     Jane
    Indexing Project (Batch) Number:     I02217-0
    System Origin:     England-EASy
    GS Film number:     467738
    Reference ID:     p 112.
  4. [S95] Unknown census type for unknown census place (online image) "Roger Iddeson, male aged 32, Rope Maker, born in Yorkshire.
    Jane Iddeson, female aged 32, born in Yorkshire.
    Roger Iddeson, male aged 6, born in Yorkshire.
    William Iddeson, male aged 1, born in Yorkshire."
  5. [S110] 1851 Microfilm & Online, unknown location, unknown record info, HO107 Piece 2378 Folio 86 Page 9
    Roger Iddison, head of family, widower, male aged 42, ropemaker, born in Middleham, Yorkshire.
    Roger Iddison Jnr, son, unmarried, male aged 16, scholar, born in Bedale, Yorkshire.
    William H. Iddison, son, male aged 11, scholar, born in Bedale, Yorkshire.
  6. [S13] UK Probate Index (1858 - 1930) unknown file number.
  7. [S14] UK 1881 Census Surname Index, Aged 62 in 1881.
  8. [S52] Certificate, Roger Iddison & Susannah Place marriage of 9 Sep 1854.
  9. [S165] Index of unknown event type.
  10. [S51] Certificate, Roger Iddison & Elizabeth Webster marriage of 19 Jan 1857.
  11. [S38] UK Marriage Index: 1857 January - March: Halifax, 9a, 384.
  12. [S51] Certificate, Roger Iddison & Elizabeth Webster marriage of 19 Jan 1857, Marriage solemnized in the Parish of Halifax in the County of York, on Jan 19, between:
    Roger Iddison, age 23, bachelor, Guano Merchant, redient at Marley, father: Roger Iddison, Guano Merchant; and
    Elizabeth Webster, age 23, spinster, resident at Marley, father: William Webster, Innkeeper.
    Married in the Parish Church after banns by J.D. Knowles.
    Witnessed by: William Dale, Mary Pratt.
  13. [S22] FreeBMD database, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk, Roger Iddison and Elizabeth Webster, marriage registered at Halifax between January and March 1857. Mar 1857 Halifax 9a 384.
  14. [S81] Online for England (online image).
  15. [S81] Online for England (online image) "RG9/2908/95 Page 35. Cricket Ground, Broughton, Salford.
    Roger Iddison, head, married, male, aged 26, Professional Cricketer, born in Bedale, Yorkshire.
    Elizabeth Iddison, wife, female, aged 26, born in Leeming, Yorkshire.
    Elizabeth Jane Iddison, daughter, female, aged 3, born in Durham.
    Wiliam Holdsworth Iddison, brother, unmarried, male, aged 22, Professional Cricketer, born in Bedale, Yorkshire.
    Mary Ann Webster, sister-in-law, unmarried, female, aged 23, Dress Maker, born in Leeming, Yorkshire."
  16. [S127] Unknown author, 'The Anglo-Australian Cricketers', "The Anglo-Australian Cricketers. It has been eventually settled, and all detailed arrangements entered into, for "our Eleven" to go out to Australia. The agreement contains, besides providing for various perquisites, that each cricketer shall receive £150 for his services, his expenses paid out, first-class cabin, and return by the overland route. They sail in the Great Britain on the 18th of October, play their first match in Melbourne on Christmas-day, and leave Australia on the 15th March. It is expected that they will be back in England about the 26th of April. The players are H. H. Stephenson, of Esher, Surrey (captain); Edward Stephenson, of Sheffield; Roger Iddison, Bedale, Yorkshire; George Griffith, Ripley, Surrey; William Mudie, Kennington, Surrey; Thomas Sewell, jun., Mitcham, Surrey; George Wells, London; Charles Laurence, Hoxton, Middlesex; William Mortlock, Kennington, Surrey; George Bennett, Shorn, Kent; William Caffyn, Reigate, Kent; and Thomas Herne, Chalfont, St. Peter's, Buckinghamshire.
    H. H. Stephenson is appointed Captain of the Eleven, and Messrs. Hearne, Mortlock, Caffyn, and E. Stephenson, a Committee of Management. Mr. Mallam, the agent of Messrs. Spiers and Pond, of Melbourne, was present at the meeting last Friday week at Birmingham, to complete the arrangements. Having signed and sealed, each man pays the penalty of £50 if he throws up his engagement. The total expenses which Messrs. Spiers and Pond guarantee are expecetd to amount to nearly £6,000."
  17. [S146] Roger Iddison, SS Great Britain Online, 19 Oct 1861, Roger Iddison listed as a passenger on SS Great Britain on 19th Octover 1861. The ship left Liverpool on 20th Octover arrivig in Melbourne, Australia on 23 December 1861. Roger was part of an All England Cricket Eleven on the first cricket tour of Australia.
  18. [S147] Roger Iddison, Rangatira I Online, Jan 1862, Roger Iddison was a passenger outbound from Victoria to Sydney, New South Wales on the Rangatira I in January 1862. The ship's master was Benjamin (Bing) Paddle.
  19. [S148] Roger Iddison, Royal Shepherd III online, Feb 1862, Mr. Roger Iddison, age 26, was listed as a passenger on Royal Shepherd III from Victoria to Launceston, Tasmania. The ship's master was N. Mceacharn.
  20. [S162] Bell's Life in Sydney, 'All England Eleven v Twenty Two of Tasmania', "http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast."
  21. [S10] Marriage Index Transcription, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com
  22. [S20] William Holdsworth Iddison & Sarah Ann Thom Marriage Certificate, Marriage solemnized at the Register Office in the District of Chorlton in the County of Lancaster. Married on the Twenty seventh March 1867:
    William Holdsworth Iddison, age 27 years, bachelor, Rope Manufacturer, residing at Platt Lane, Rusholme, father is Roger Iddison, Rope Manufacturer.
    Sarah Ann Thom, age 25 years, widow, residing at Platt Lane, Rusholme, father is Robert Webster (deceased), Inn Keeper.
    Married in the Register Office by Certificate before me, Henry Coulton, Registrar, ??? Edill, Superintendent Registrar, and in the Presence of us, Roger Iddison Jun'r and Elizabeth Iddison.
  23. [S22] FreeBMD database, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk, William Holdsworth Iddison & Sarah Ann Thom, marriage regsitered at Chorlton between January and March 1867. Mar 1867 Chorlton 8c 709.
  24. [S70] 1871 Microfilm, unknown location, unknown record info, RG10/4743 Folio 47 Page 38 Schedule 187
    Roger Iddison, head, married, male, age 36, manure agent, born in Bedale, Yorkshire.
    Elizabeth Iddison, wife, female, age 36, born in Leeming, Yorkshire.
    Elizabeth J. Iddison, daughter, unmarried, female, age 13, born in West Hartlepool, Durham.
    Frederick G. Tom, nephew, unmarried, male, age 8, born in St. George's, London, Surrey.
    Emma Rankin, servant, unmarried, female, age 17, general servant, born in St. Olave's, York.
  25. [S152] Scanned Paper Directory, 1873 "Listed under commercial trades:
    Cricketers' Outfitter, Iddison Roger, 30 Half street."
  26. [S49] Chronology of Events in Malton, Norton & District, online http://www.angelfire.com/de/BobSanders/Bakers1.html
  27. [S27] 1881 Transcribed Census Data, Online, Searchable Census.
    Schedule No. 121. 4 Portland Street, St. Olave, York.
    Roger Iddison, head, married, male, aged 46, an auctioneer & valuer and cricketers outfitter, born in Bedale, Yorkshire.
    Elizabeth Iddison, wife, married, female, aged 46, born in Leeming, Yorkshire.
    Hannah Harrison, aunt, widow, female, aged 76, a farmer's widow retired, born in Bedale, Yorkshire.
    Geo. F. Thom, wife's nephew, single, male, aged 18, a house painter apprentice, born in Southwark, Surrey.
    Harriet Ashton, servant, female, aged 23, a general servant domestic, born in Huntington, Yorkshire.
  28. [S27] 1881 Transcribed Census Data, Online, Searchable Census.
    Schedule No. 121. 4 Portland Street, York. Parish of St. Olave.
    Roger Iddison, head, married, male, aged 46, an auctioneer & valuer and cricketers outfitter, born in Bedale, Yorkshire.
    Elizabeth Iddison, wife, married, female, aged 46, born in Leeming, Yorkshire.
    Hannah Harrison, aunt, widow, female, aged 76, a farmer's widow retired, born in Bedale, Yorkshire.
    Geo. F. Thom, wife's nephew, single, male, aged 18, a house painter apprentice, born in Southwark, Surrey.
    Harriet Ashton, servant, female, aged 23, a general servant domestic, born in Huntington, Yorkshire.
  29. [S153] Addresses, 1883 "Listed under York:
    Iddison, Roger, Portland Street."
  30. [S220] Unknown author, 'unknown short article title', "The Yorkshire Herald and the York Herald. Saturday 6th December 1890.
    CURLING. MALTON CURLING CLUB.
    The annual meeting of this club was held at the George Hotel on Thursday night, Mr. William Roberts presiding. Mr. Read's (the secretary) report showed the satisfactory balance in hand of £13 1s. 1d. During the evening reference was made to the loss, through death, of two good members in the persons of the late Mr. Thomas S? Atkinson (who was treasurer of the club) and Mr. Roger Iddison, the veteran cricketer ; and by the removal of Harry Luke, the jokey. Colonel the Hon. L. Dawnay, M.P., was elected president of the club ; with Lords Fitzwilliam and Middleton, the Hon. H. W. Fitzwilliam, and Major R. L. Bower, as patrons. The Rev. E. A. B. Pitman vicar of Old Malton, was re-elected chaplain, and the old "skips" were reappointed, with the addition of Messrs. J. Fagan, T. Bruckshaw, and Alfred Brown (the latter replacing Roger Iddison). The club have a busy season before them if the ice holds, matches being already made with Harrogate and Leeds, and entry also made for the Gjers Challenge Cup at Middlesbrough ; whilst the club's own cup will also be contested. Messrs. Roberts and Read were appointed ice masters. The club is in a very flourishing state."
  31. [S164] UK Probate Index unknown file number, Iddison, Roger: 22nd April 1890. The will of Roger Iddison late of 8 Portland Street in the City of York. Auctioneer who died 19th March 1890 at 8 Portland Street was proved at York by Elizabeth Iddison of 8 Portland Street widow the Relict one of the surviving executors. Personal Estate £535.
  32. [S22] FreeBMD database, online http://www.freebmd.org.uk, Roger Iddison, age 55, death registered at York between January and March 1890. Mar 1890 York 9d 13.
  33. [S222] Unknown author, 'unknown short article title', "The Bristol Mercury and Daily Post. Friday 21 March 1890. Page 7. Column 6.
    DEATH OF AN OLD CRICKETER
    From York is announced the death of Roger Iddison, a name which has been well known throughout the cricketing world. His removal severs a link which connected the cricket of the past with that of the present, inasmuch as for many years he was a member of the Yorkshire county team, and at one time its captain, figuring in all the most important matches of his day. Iddison was in his 56th year, His services with his county as a cricketer extended over a period of nearly 20 years, When he first came out he was a free and powerful batsman, with a fine forward style of play, but later on his forte was defence, and it is stated that there was not a cricketer in England who showed a bowler more bat than he. His bowling was at first fast round-arm, but afterwards he took to slow under-hand lobs, which were successful against the Australians in 1862, and afterwards occasionally in England in great eleven a-side matches, when he succeeded in bringing about a separation of the batsmen when fast bowling proved quite ineffectual. As a field he proved himself one of the most active and accomplished points in England. In 1869, in conjunction with George Freeman, he started the United North of England Eleven, which played its first game in 1870, and of which he was joint secretary. In 1872 he had a benefit match at Sheffield, between Yorkshire and Gloucestershire, which, during the three days, was attended by about 17,000 persons. This match is notable as being the first ever played between the two counties, that the Gloucestershire team included the three Graces, and that 208 runs were scored without the loss of a wicket, the successful batsmen being W. G. Grace and T. G. Matthews.
    "
  34. [S218] Unknown author, 'Funeral of Mr. Roger Iddison', "The Yorkshire Herald. Saturday 29th March 1890. Page 10. Column 1.
    Funeral of Mr. Roger IDDISON. On Saturday afternoon, the remains of Mr. Roger Iddison, of Portland-street, York, were interred in York Cemetery, and were followed to their last resting place by a very large number of sympathising friends. The body was encased in a shell, and then in a massive oak coffin, panelled, with a raised lid, and an engraved shield containing the words "Roger Iddison, died March 19th, 1890, aged 55 years." The cortege moved away from the residence of the deceased in time to be at St. Mary's, Castlegate, at about a quarter to three o'clock, the following occupying the mourning coaches : Mrs. lddison (widow), Mr. and Mrs. Lane (daughter and son-in-law), Miss Lane, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. lddison, Mr. A. C. Iddison, Mr. W. H. Iddison, junr., Mr. Walter H. Iddison, Mr. Robert Simpson, Mr. John Brown, Mr. John Iddison (cousin), Mr. Helmsley, Mr. George Freeman, Mr. R. Boulton, Mrs Manton, Mr. and Mrs. Rowley, Mr. and Mrs. Cowell, Mr. and Mrs. Place, Mr John Hicks, Mr. T. Simpson, and Mr. Fred Nottingham. Wreaths were sent from the widow the daughter (Mrs. Lane), Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Iddison and family, Members of the York and Malton Cricket Clubs, Mr. Hicks, Mr. F. Nottingham, Mr. T. Barnes, Mr. and Mrs Manton, Mr. and Mrs. Place, Mr. and Mrs. Webster, Mr. George Webster, Mr. and Mrs. Hopton. Mr and Mrs. Poppleton, Mr. and Mrs. Stainthorpe, Mr. and Mrs. Chapman, Mr. and Mrs. Cowell, Mrs. Flint, Mr. T. Leach, jun., and a handsome wreath was sent in a glass case by the butchers of the Shambles. There was a large attendance of friends from Malton and other places both at the church and at the grave, among those present being Mr. Alderman Fawcett, Mr. Alderman Walker, Councillors Chapman, Oxley, Croskell, and Dalton; the Rev. E. S. Carter. Messrs. Hornsea, jun. (Malton), W. Hornsea, T. Ryder, J. Templeton (Flaxton), W. Roden, W. M. Briggs, Rispin (Huntington), J. H. Graves, H. Vaughan, E. Wilkinson, J Holiday Smith, G. Crumbie, John Howard, W. H. A. Coates, M. Cooper, J. Heslop, W. Beckett Long, G. Linfoot, Keswick, Warner, . T. F. Awlich (Thursk), H. Hudson, R. Hicks, G. Breed, J. L. Proctor, Webster, G. Webster, J. Sowray, S. D. Greentree, S. Tinsley (MaIton), J. Sutheran, J. Branton, W. Mason (late of Stamford Bridge), J. H. Walker (representing Hull Town Cricket Club), H. Dewse, George Hudson, R. W. Frenka (Helmsley), and H. Nixon Yorkshire Gentlemen's Ground. Many Malton friends were prevented from attending owing to the inconvenience of the day, and for a similar reason the Shambles butchers were limited in attendance. As the coffin was carried into the church sentences from Helmore's burial service were sung by the choir, who marched in procession in front of the coffin, and afterwards the 90th Psalm (Felton) was sung, Mr. G. H. Noyes presiding at the organ. The Rev. H. Vyvyan, vicar, read the lesson, and after the hymn, "When our heads are bowed with woe" had been sung, the procession was reformed for the Cemetery. At the latter place the remaining portion of the service was read by the Rev. E. C. Bedwell, curate of St. Mary's. Mr. Bean, of Gillygate, had charge of the funeral arrangements."
  35. [S221] Unknown author, 'unknown short article title', "The Leeds Mercury. Monday 24th March 1890. Page 3. Column 5.
    Funeral of the late Roger Iddison. On Saturday the remains of the late Mr. Roger Iddison, of York, whose name will be familiar to the devotees of cricket in England, and especially to those in the county of "broad acres," were interred in York Cemetery. Mr. Iddison was a playing member of the Yorkshire County Cricket Club for many years, and held for some time the position of captain. His figure was also a familiar one in the principal English matches of his time, and in the pursuit of his vocation he was in the service of a number of the leading local clubs of the country. On retiring from active participation in Yorkshire county cricket about 1872, Mr. Iddison started a shop for the sale of cricket materials, &c., in Blake-street, York, and subsequently became an auctioneer, and as such was very popular with his fellow-citizens and the inhabitants of the surrounding agricultural district. His death was due to an attack of diabetes which had confined him to the house since December. The first portion of the funeral ceremony was performed at the church of St. Mary's, Castlegate, in the presence of a large and sympathising congregation. Besides the chief mourners, who included the widow and other members and relations of the deceased's family, there were among those present at the church or graveside Mr. George Freeman (Thirsk), Mr. R. Boulton (Malton), Mr. J. Hicks, the Rev. E. S. Carter, Mr. H. Nixon, Mr. H. Dewse (York), Mr. M. Tomlinson, Mr. W. M. Briggs (Grand Stand, Knavesmire, York), Mr. T. F. Armison (Sessay), Mr. Seth Tinsley (Malton), Mr. F. H. Vaughan (hon. secretary York Cricket Club), Mr. J. L. Procter (assistant hon. secretary York Cricket Club), and a number of other gentlemen interested in the national game. The funeral was also attended by several members of the York Corporation, including Ald. Thos. Walker, Ald. Fawcett, Councillor Croskill, and Councillor Dalton, and there were also present representative auctioneers and others, many of whom sent wreaths. The service, which was of an impressive character, was performed by the Rev. H. Vyvyan and the Rev. E. C. Bedwell."
  36. [S220] Unknown author, 'unknown short article title', "The Yorkshire Herald and the York Herald. Saturday 22 March 1890. Page 4. Column 3.
    Iddison. On the 19th inst., at 8, Portland-street, York, Roger Iddison, aged 55 years. Interred this day (Saturday) at York Cemetery, at 3.15 p.m.; service at St. Mary's, Castlegate, at 2.45. (Friends will please accept this intimation)."
  37. [S13] UK Probate Index (1858 - 1930) unknown file number, Iddison, Roger: 22nd April 1890. The will of Roger Iddison late of 8 Portland Street in the City of York. Auctioneer who died 19th March 1890 at 8 Portland Street was proved at York by Elizabeth Iddison of 8 Portland Street widow the Relict one of the surviving executors. Personal Estate £535.