Benjamin Albert Hey was a tailor and woollen merchant, and co-founder of the Shelley & Shepley Gas Company.
He was born in Shepley, the son of Michael Hey.
He married Emma Chambers, daughter of John Chambers, on 24 December 1873 at Derby and they resided at Osborne House, Shepley.
Benjamin Albert Hey died on 29 May 1918.
Emma Hey died aged 79 on 4 December 1926.