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Hollinworth, Hollingsworth

John Hollinworth m. ELIZABETH OXPRING 08 MAR 1735 Braithwell, Children:


John Hollinworth m. ANN NEEDHAM 22 JAN 1765 Wickersley. Children:

John and Ann also had a son Lawrence born in 1779 and baptized at Wickersley, the entry is in the original register but not recorded in Bishops Transcripts. Lawrence m. Sarah Earnshaw 28.12.1802 at Bolton-on Dearne. Sarah was bapt 8.8.1773 at Bolton, daughter of William and Mary Earnshaw.

Robert and Mary (Nee Robinson) had 2 daughters and a son christened at Rotherham: Sarah c.03 FEB 1793 and Rosamond c.05 APR 1795, John c.16 APR 1797. In 1798 Robert was convicted of Highway Robbery and executed at York.

Robert's wife, Mary resided here many years after the execution, and taught at a small private school, siruated in a row of terraced cottages in Bramley.

Some of the Hollingworth family sold their land at Wickersely/Bramley, and bought land at Bolton-on-Dearne. Some land had previously belonged to the Needham's and John, husband of Ann Needham bought it. On the death of John, the land passed to Lawrence. It is noted that a Prudence Hollingsworth, born Bolton, 1806, daughter of Lawrence and Sarah (Nee Earnshaw), married Amor Rich and in 1871 was living at Laughton-en-le-Morthen.


Elisabeth Hollingworth m. JONATHAN WOOLLIN 23 JUL 1780 Braithwell


Sarah Hollingsworth m. THOMAS SHAW 11 NOV 1799 Braithwell


Children of Benjamin and Ann Hollingworth:


Children of Samuel and Jane Hollinsworth:


The following extract from a Lease and Release, dated 4 Nov 1834 shows a John Hollingsworth occupied 3 acres of land called Turnpike Close:
Parcel of land or ground lying and being at BRAMLEY and within the Parish of Braithwell aforesaid containing three acres and eight perches called or commonly called or know by the name of the COMMON PIECE or TURNPIKE CLOSE abutting on the east side thereof to land belonging to THOMAS WATERHOUSE and then to DOCTOR MAY on the eastside thereof to a close heretofore belonging to JOSHUA SPURR afterwards to MR RADLEY and then to ROBERT BENTLEY esquire on the northward end thereof to the Turnpike road leading from Bawtry to Tinsley and on the southward end to a close of land lately belonging to WILLIAM SPENCER esquire deceased and then to his son as the said close of land was theretofore in the occupation of JOHN HOLLINGSWORTH afterwards of LUKE CROSS


On 28 01 1822 Laurence Hollingworth of Bolton m. Ann JOHNSON at South Anston

On 02 10 1865 Benjamin Hind of Lindrick, Hawker, aged 20 m. Sarah Ann Hollingworth of Lindrick, age 20 at South Anston

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