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Valentine NICHOLSON, b.1668 Thrybergh s/o Thomas m. Elizabeth. Children:

Mary NICHOLSON (b. 1696 Wickersley, daughter of Valentine) married Cuthbert PEASE in 1718 at Wickersley

Thomas Nicholson of Wickersley married Susannah Wright at St. Marys Church, Rawmarsh on the 14 Nov 1709 (Extract from Rawmarsh Registers).


Children of Thomas NICHOLSON, born Wickersley:

William NICHOLSON m. 1810 Wickersley Martha Watson. Children born Wickersley:


Nicholas Nicholson recorded in the 1618 charters of Braithwell.

Children of Thomas NICHOLSON born Braithwell:

Children of Richard NICHOLSON born Braithwell:

Richard NICHOLSON, b.1618 Sheffield s/o Arthur m. 1639 Braithwell Mary JARVIS. Children born Braithwell:

Henry NICHOLSON, b.1627 Bradfield s/o Arthur m. 1649 Braithwell Ann HILL of Sheffield. Children born Braithwell:


(1823) John Nicholson of Birk Lodge, Conisbrough and George Nicholson of Letwell, farmers were trustees for Thomas Nicholson of Wath, gent.

(1825) John Nicholson of Birk Lodge, Conisbrough was trustee in the will of Thomas Wildsmith of Ravenfield .

(1834/5)John Nicholson of Birk Lodge, Conisbrough was trustee for William Steel of White Hall, Greasbrough, grocer

Will of Thomas Nicholson

Will of Thomas Nicholson of Micklebring in the Parish of Braithwell County of York Yeoman
Dated 5th May 1804 (Under 600)
Executor:Benjamin Nicholson of Birklodge in the Parish of Conisbro County of York Yeoman Nephew and sole executor

Directs his Debts Funeral and Testamentary expenses to be discharged by Executor
To James Nicholson Nephew an annuity of 2 and 2 Shillings during his life - paid quarterly by Executor - Silver Tankard
To Hannah Nicholson Niece 100
To Elizabeth Haywood Niece 20
To John Nicholson Nephew 60 3 months after his decease on condition that his Executor should pay yearly 5 to John Sorsby of Wath and Elizabeth his wife during their lives - but if John Sorsby survived his wife then he directed his Nephew to pay him 3 a year only
To Mary Barratt Niece Daughter of Robert Barratt - 20
To Matthias Barratt Nephew - 20


In 1889, Edmund Nicholson of Newhall Grange, Maltby, and Brough, Derbyshire married 1st August 1889 to Mary Radcliffe, the only daughter of the Rev. F. Freeman.

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