[1854-1894] Born in Wilsden.
He was licensee of the Puzzle Hall Inn, Sowerby Bridge [1891, 1894].
In 1885, he married Lydia Heavysege Marsh
- Samuel [b 1833] who was a mason 
- Joseph [b 1835] who was a mason 
- Ellen [b 1837]
- Lane Top, Huddersfield 
- Puzzle Hall Inn, Sowerby Bridge 
|William Heavysege Marsh|
[1833-1893] Or Heavysedge.
Son of John Marsh.
He was a butcher [1851, 1861] / cab proprietor & innkeeper at the Puzzle Hall, Sowerby Bridge  / cab proprietor & innkeeper at the Town Hall Tavern, Sowerby Bridge [1881, 1891] / cab proprietor & beerhouse keeper at the Town Hall Tavern, Sowerby Bridge 
On 24th April 1855, he married Francis Jennings [1834-1887] in Halifax.
- Lydia Heavysege
- Harriet [b 1862]
- Alice [b 1865]
- William [b 1867]
- Jessie [b 1873]
- Gertrude [b 1876]
- Harry [b 1880]
The family lived at The Nook, Sowerby Bridge .
He died at the Town Hall Tavern [3rd July 1893]. Probate records show that he left effects valued at £394 4/6d, and probate was granted to John Marsh [cab driver] and Harriet Marsh [spinster].
After his death, his son John took over at the Town Hall Hotel
|Lydia Heavysege Marsh|
[1857-1921] Or Heavysedge. Daughter of William Heavysedge Marsh.
Born in Sowerby Bridge.
In 1885, she married (1) Schofield Hainsworth. They had no children.
In 1895, after Schofield’s death, she married (2) John Platt.
They had no children.
After John’s death, she carried on as licensee of the Puzzle Hall Inn, Sowerby Bridge.
She submitted plans for the tower at the Puzzle Hall Brewery.
Latterly, she lived at West Parade, Halifax.
She died at St Luke’s Hospital [28th March 1921].
Probate records show that she left effects valued at £1,277 14/8d
|John Hesselden & Mary Ann Hesselden|
[1866-1935] Son of Alfred Hesselden.
Born in Mytholmroyd; baptised at St Michael’s Church, Mytholmroyd [26th July 1868].
He was publican at the Albion Hotel, Bispham  / landlord of the Puzzle Hall, Sowerby Bridge [1922-1926, 1928-1935].
On 3rd July 1889, he married Mary Ann Leak [1869-1941] at Halifax Parish Church.
Mary Ann came from Normanton
- Laura Ann [1893-1962] who married Edgar Midgley
- John Alfed
John & Mary Ann were owners of the Puzzle Hall, Sowerby Bridge [from 1925 until around 1936].
John died 21st October 1935.
Probate records show that he left effects valued at £363.
Probate was granted to his widow Mary Ann.
Mary Ann took over as landlady of the Puzzle Hall, Sowerby Bridge [1935-1936].
She died 30th November 1941.
Probate records show that she left effects valued at £1,172 10/6d.
Probate was granted to son Herbert and daughter Laura Annie.
The couple were buried at St Michael’s Church, Mytholmroyd: John [23rd October 1935]; Mary Ann [3rd December 1941]
[1890-1974] Son of John Hesselden.
Born in Mytholmroyd.
He was landlord of the Puzzle Hall, Sowerby Bridge [1926-1928
[1874-1912] In 1895, he married Lydia, widow of Schofield Hainsworth.
John established the Puzzle Hall Brewery at the Puzzle Hall, Sowerby Bridge.
He was licencee at Puzzle Hall, Sowerby Bridge .
He was a brewer and beer seller, living on his own account at Puzzle Hall .
On 24th October 1912, he died after falling off the roof of the Inn whilst carrying out repairs
|Nick Gorham & Kaye Harris|