JOSEPH ARTHUR BINNS  (I3298)
Surname: BINNS
Given Names: JOSEPH ARTHUR

Gender: Male Male
      

Birth: about 1826 Bingley - YKS
Death: 29 October 1902 Manningham, Bradford

Personal Facts and Details
Birth about 1826 Father48Mother36 Bingley - YKS

MarriageReligious Marriage
31 July 1849 (Age 23) EMMA BOWER - Bradford, Yorks

Universal Identifier BB1B68A9789F134E80A145333879011CC6E8
Death 29 October 1902 (Age 76) Manningham, Bradford

Cause of death: Bronchitis
Last Change 31 July 2018 - 09:54:42 - by: binnsadmin

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Spent his childhood in Bingley and attended "Mr. Richardson's establishment for his education"
1826 Aug 20 Christening at Bingley of Joseph Binns, father John Binns, mother Ann
1841 Census at ???in Street, Bingley, age 15, shoe m [maker?]
1849 Aug 4 Leeds Intelligencer: Marriage on Tuesday last at the parish church, Mr Joseph Arthur Binns, Bradford, to Miss Emma Bower, Manningham
1851 Census at Manningham, age 24, clerk to County Court
1854 Editor of "Hymns of Worship"
1854-1855 Poems published in the Bradford Examiner
1855 Bradford Parliamentary Register: Joseph Arthur Binns, Infirmary Street, house, Garnet Street
1858 Apr 29 Bradford Observer: Letter to the editor defending liberal principles applied by the management committee of the Mechanics Institute
1859 Oct 17 Morning Chronicle: Social Science Conference, Bradford; Benefit Building Societies; Paper read by Mr J Arthur Binns, with reference to Bradford Third Equitable Building Society
1861 Census married head at 20 Northfield Place, Manningham, Bradford, age 34, clerk at County Court
1861 Nov 12 Leeds Mercury: Letter to the Editor in support of Caxtons claim to be the first printer in England. Signed J Arthur Binns, Bradford, 8 Nov 1861
1862 "Year Book"
1866 Dec 13 Bradford Observer: Poem, Progress, by J Arthur Binns
1871 Census married head at 20 Northfield Place, Manningham, age 44, accountant. Also present was unmarried visitor, Auguste Brandan [or Braudau?], age 30, born Cassel, Hesse, Germany.
1872 May 2 Leeds Mercury: Yorkshire Past and Present review mentions that the report on the worsted trade was contributed by J Arthur Binns, of Manningham, Bradford.
1874 Feb 9 Bradford Observer: Parliamentry Election of 1874, supporter of Sit Titus Salt, J Arthur Binns Esq, Northfield Place, Bradford
1874 May 7 Bradford Observer: For sale by auction 28 Northfield Place, Manningham, house now occupied by Mr Joseph Arthur Binns. Yewdall, Son and Binns, Solicitors
1881 Census,married head at 1 Oak Lane, Manningham, age 54, accountant. One servant present
1882 May 20 Leeds Mercury: Mr J A Binns, secretary to the Liberal executive, thanked by Isaac Holden for efforts in his election as MP.
1882 Oct 21 Leeds Times: Mr Forster, M P, supports Mr J Arthur Binns canidature for the Exchange Ward, Bradford.
1883 Jul 20 Huddersfield Chronicle: Retires from position as auditor for the Yorkshire and Lancashire County Courts, a position he has held since 1847
1883 Nov 8 Leeds Mercury: British and Foreign Unitarian Association meeting in Leeds. J A Binns of Bradford took part
1883 Nov 24 Leeds Times: The Board of Trade has selected Mr J A Binns of the firm of Lund, Binns, and Mitchell, accountants and secretaries to the Bradford Third Equitable Building Society for the post of Official Receiver in the Bradford County Court district.
1884 Jan 1 London Gazette: Official Receiver for County Court District of Bradford, J A Binns, Bradford
1884 Feb 25 Leeds Mercury: Wibsey Liberal Club; Opening attended by Mr J A Binns who took the chair. He said there was too much class distinction.
1884 May 14 Leeds Mercury: Petition in Bradford County Court on behalf of William Wilkinson, Red Lion Inn, Skipton, Mr John W Binns, his solicitor. Receiver Mr J Arthur Binns
1884 May 30 The Times: Letter praising J. A. Binns, official receiver of Bradford
1884 Oct 25 Leeds Mercury: Nominated for Bradford Town Council, Manningham Ward, John Arthur Binns, official receiver in bankruptcy, Tyrrel Street, liberal.
1884 Nov 22 Leeds Mercury: Expenses in local government elections. Highest at £38 9s 1d was Joseph Arthur Binns.
1885 Mar 7 Leicester Chronicle: Poem, A Moan in Church (written during sermon)
1885 Nov 17 Leeds Mercury: J A Binns supporting Forster in forthcoming election
1885 Dec 24 Leeds Mercury: Mr J A Binns vice chairman of the Free Library Committee in Bradford.
1888 West Yorkshire Archive: Letters from J Arthur Binns of Manningham to M Wilson concerning an intended statue of Matthew Wilson to be erected in Skipton
1888 Jun 8 Leeds Mercury: Unveiling of a statue of Sir Matthew Wilson. J A Binns and other members of Bradford Liberal Club were instigators. Special thanks given to Binns the hon secretary of the memorial committee.
1891 Census married head at 11 Oak Lane, Manningham, Bradford, age 64, official receiver in bankruptcy. Wife not present.
1893 Jul 14 Northern Echo: Building Societies Reform Bill; At a conference of delegates at the Westminster Palace Hotel, Mr Binns (Bradford) moved seriatim thirteen amendments. He protested against exceptional legislation being imposed on them through a stupid and unnecessary panic [Two societies, Portsea Island and Liberator had recently failed]
1895 Dec 6 London Gazette: Georg Wilhelm August Koster, stuff merchant, late of Bradford who died 7 Oct 1895 will proved in Wakefield on 19 Nov 1895, by Rosa Koster. Claims to Joseph Arthur Binns of 11 Oak Lane Manningham
1897 May 18 Glasgow Herald: Meeting of shareholders in Yorkshire Investment and American Mortgage Company Ltd, heard from Mr J A Binns, their late chairman, that they should stick with their investments and all would be well in the end. A receiver and manager had been appointed by the court. [Also Liverpool Mercury same day
1901 Census married visitor at 8 Derby Road, Blackpool age 74, official receiver in bankruptcy. Head was brother William
1901 Sep 11 West Yorkshire Archive: Letter from J Arthur Binns of Bradford, to Mr J N Dickons concerning the names of the County Court judges of Bradford
1902 Oct 30 Manchester Courier: Obituary, Mr John [sic] Arthur Binns, the Official Receiver in Bankruptcy at Bradford, died yesterday at his residence at Manningham, from bronchitis, in his 77th year. He was appointed Official Receiver in Bradford in 1883. He was the founder of the Bradford Third Equitable Building Society in 1854 and one of the founders of the Yorkshire Investment and American Mortgage Company. He was also a poet
1902 West Yorkshire Archive:DB13/C43: Joseph Arthur Binns, Official Receiver in Bankruptcy for Bradford District, of 11 Oak Lane, Manningham, family papers including newspaper cuttings (with obituary), letter, poems (written by J A Binns - many Christmas ones, and one about Aysgarth, with newspaper illustration of Aysgarth Falls, printed, handwritten and newspaper cuttings), and photograph of himself and his wife
1902 Dec 15 Probate at Wakefield of Joseph Arthur Binns late of 11 Oak Lane, Manningham, Bradford, official receiver in bankruptcy, who died 29 Oct 1902 to his widow Emma Binns. £1745

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Family with Parents - [View Family (F1456)]
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Marriage: 1814 -- Bingley Parish Church
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Family with EMMA BOWER - [View Family (F912)]
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Marriage: 31 July 1849 -- Bradford
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