Jonas Binns  (I11217)
Given Names: Jonas
Surname: Binns

Gender: Male Male

Birth: about 1797 Huddersfield, Yorks
Death: 7 December 1859 Fartown, Huddersfield, Yorks

Personal Facts and Details
Birth about 1797 Huddersfield, Yorks

Death 7 December 1859 (Age 62) Fartown, Huddersfield, Yorks

Last Change 15 March 2013 - 08:14:18 - by: binnsadmin


1829 Pigot's Directory; Jonas Binns,(gent.'s day & boarding) Northgate Huddersfield
1841 Census at 51, 52, and 53 Fartown Green, Huddersfield, age 50 [?], school master. Also present are; Joshua Binns, age 65, cloth dresser; George Binns, age 24, assistant; Mary Ann Binns, age 24, governess; and Elizabeth Binns, age 55, F. S.
1848 Mar 17 London Gazette: Petition for insolvency by Jonas Binns, of Fartown, Yorkshire, school master, lately carrying on business at Hillhouse, Huddersfield in copartnership with Jonathan Binns, as scribblers, spinners and woollen manufacturers under the firm Jonathan Binns, an insolvent debtor
1848 Mar 18 The Morning Chronicle; Petition for insolvency by Jonas Binns, of Fartown, Yorkshire, school master
1848 Mar 25 Leeds Times: Insolvent petitioners, Charles Senior, Rashcliffe, thrumb puller - Jonas Binns, Fartown, schoolmaster
1851 Census, unmarried head at Fartown 2295/13, age 54, shool master. Also present is his married nephew George Binns and family and his widowed sister Hannah Brook, age 39, governess born Huddersfield
1855 August 11 Huddersfield Chronicle: Fartown School Charity; history of the school; founded in 1770, Mr Waterhouse was the fifth master appointed and he died of consumtion in 1834. The present master Mr Jonas Binns was then appointed. He had been a schoolmaster before; had kept a very good school in Huddersfield, and had accumulated a little property. From having given a bond for a party, he came to be in difficulties, and had to part with his property, mainly to his nephew George Binns, who also for a long period resided at the school house, and had been the principal manager of the school, so much so that people have imagined that Mr George Binns was the appointed master. This is not so, Mr Jonas Binns is the master; and Mr George Binns is manager under his uncle Jonas.
1856 Jan 22 London Gazette: Final dividend of 3s. 11d.
1858 Jul 17 Huddersfield Chronicle: Ramsden Estate Management, petition by inhabitants of Huddersfield and its environs to appoint a deputation to negotiate with Sir J W Ramsden regarding tenants rights. Signatories in Fartown include Jonas Binns, teacher; and George Binns, teacher.
1858 Dec 4 Huddersfield Chronicle: The Huddersfield Charities meeting at Fartown; background to Fartown School kept by Mr Jonas Binns, built on land excepted from enclosure at a cost of £304 4s 5d raised by subscription. Mr George Binns was not master of the school [was he the father of Jonas?]. Mr Binns had been in possesion for more than 20 years withour any written agreement a situation now corrected. School now to be placed within the united Huddersfield trust and among trustees was Godfrey Binns, Sheepridge.
1859 Dec 10 Huddersfield Chronicle: Death on 7 Dec age 69, Mr Jonas Binns, school master, Fartown. He had been engaged in the scholastic profession in this town nearly 50 years.

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