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Joseph Holroyd (c1809-1889)


GENERATION 24
Joseph Holroyd
c1809-1889
born: c1809
died: 27 December 1889 in Greetland
occupation: Corn Miller (1856), Farmer (1889)
notes: The informant on his death certificate was Joseph Holroyd, nephew.
WIFE: Martha Holroyd née Hardaker
children:
William Holroyd (b 1816)
Thomas Holroyd (b c1824)
Hannah Holroyd (b c1834)
Benjamin Holroyd (1834-1911)
GENERATION 25
Children of Joseph Holroyd (c1809-1889) and Martha Holroyd née Hardaker
Hannah Holroyd
b c1834
father: Joseph Holroyd (c1809-1889)
mother: Martha Holroyd née Hardaker
born: c1834
Benjamin Holroyd
1834-1911
father: Joseph Holroyd (c1809-1889)
mother: Martha Holroyd née Hardaker
born: 1834 in Horton, Bradford
died: 4 January 1911 in Bradford
residence: Horton (1856), Tumbling Hill Street, Bradford (1861)
occupation: Dyer (1856)
WIFE: Mary Baxter, married: 25 December 1856 in Bradford
father: William Baxter (Mill Owner; Bookkeeper, 1956)
born: 1836 in Idle
died: 30 September 1906 in Bradford
residence: Horton (1856), Tumbling Hill Street, Bradford (1861)
occupation: Weaver (1856)
children:
William Baxter Holroyd (b 1860)
Frederick Holroyd (1862-1940)
Herbert Holroyd (c1868-1916)
Walter Holroyd (1870-1936)
grandchild:
Edith Holroyd (b c1880)
GENERATION 26
Children of Benjamin Holroyd (1834-1911) and Mary Holroyd née Baxter (1836-1906)
William Baxter
Holroyd
b 1860
father: Benjamin Holroyd (1834-1911)
mother: Mary Holroyd née Baxter (1836-1906)
born: 1860 in Little Horton
residence: Tumbling Hill Street, Bradford (1861)
notes: Married twice.
child by first marriage:
Edie (married Martin Leach, their son Stanley Leach married Marian Creek, no children)
Frederick Holroyd
1862-1940
father: Benjamin Holroyd (1834-1911)
mother: Mary Holroyd née Baxter (d 1906)
born: 23 July 1862
died: July 1940
occupation: Bradford Dyers Association
WIFE: Mary (Polly) Bramham, married: 1886/88 in Leeds
father: Joshua Bramham (1824-1890), Inn Keeper
mother: Emma Bramham née Weatherhead (1827-1884, daughter of William Weatherhead)
born: 28 March 1862
died: 1950s
residence: Morecambe, Lancashire (1949)
children:
Herbert Holroyd
Ethel Holroyd
William Baxter Holroyd (1892-1966)
Harry Bramham Holroyd (1894-1965)
Herbert Holroyd
c1868-1916
father: Benjamin Holroyd (1834-1911)
mother: Mary Holroyd née Baxter (1836-1906)
born: c1868
died: 13 June 1916
WIFE: Alice Holroyd née ?
born: c1873
died: 6 May 1949
Walter Holroyd
1870-1936
father: Benjamin Holroyd (1834-1911)
mother: Mary Holroyd née Baxter (1836-1906)
born: 21 September 1870 in Bradford
died: 1936 in Morecambe, Lancashire
WIFE: Violet Dickinson, married: (1)
died: 1924 in Morecambe, Lancashire
child:
Fred Holroyd (1894-1965)
WIFE: Lily Dickinson, married: (2)
died: 1956? in Morecambe, Lancashire
notes: Sister of Violet Dickinson, Walter's first wife.
GENERATION 27
Children of Frederick Holroyd (1862-1940) and Mary (Polly) Holroyd née Bramham (1862-1950s)
Herbert Holroyd father: Frederick Holroyd (1862-1940)
mother: Mary (Polly) Holroyd née Bramham (1862-1950s)
residence: Pawtucket, Rhode Island, U.S.A.
notes: Keen gambler, emigrated to America, married a barmaid.
WIFE: Doris Holt, married: 1930 in Morecambe, Lancashire
children:
Ronnie Holroyd
Connie Holroyd (married Mr. Kenyon, a Czech, son Steven)
Ethel Holroyd
1887-1963
father: Frederick Holroyd (1862-1940)
mother: Mary (Polly) Holroyd née Bramham (1862-1950s)
born: 2 December 1887
died: 9 April 1963
residence: Morecambe, Lancashire
occupation: Domestic Science Teacher
notes: Previously courted for a long time by Edgar Verity, who was later knighted. No children.
HUSBAND: Fowler George Doubikin, married: 7 March 1934 at Sefton Road Congregational Church, Morecambe, Lancashire
born: 19 October 1878
occupation: Shirt Manufacturer
notes: Wealthy and retired early, in his thirties or forties. In the First World War he was a Special Constable and was awarded a presentation truncheon, which is still in the possession of the family.
William Baxter
Holroyd
1892-1966
father: Frederick Holroyd (1862-1940)
mother: Mary (Polly) Holroyd née Bramham (1862-1950s)
born: 1892
died: 6 November 1966
residence: Bradford
occupation: School Teacher
notes: B.Sc.
WIFE: Amy Soothill, married: (1) 1926 in Lidget Green, Bradford
father: John Soothill (d 1940, son of George Soothill)
mother: Anne Elizabeth Cleavin (daughter of Thomas Francis Cleavin and Isobella Cleavin née Hudson)
born: 1894
died: 14 January 1938
child:
John Frederick Holroyd (1928-2014)
WIFE: Isobel Scott, married: (2) April 1940 in Lidget Green, Bradford
occupation: School Teacher
Harry Bramham
Holroyd
1894-1965
father: Frederick Holroyd (1862-1940)
mother: Mary (Polly) Holroyd née Bramham (1862-1950s)
born: 6 May 1894
died: 5 March 1965 in Filey
residence: Baildon
occupation: National Benzole Petrol Sales Representative
WIFE: Lilian May Holroyd née Todd, married: 21 July 1921 in Listerhills Congregational Church, Bradford
father: Harold Myers Todd (1879-1959)
mother: Elizabeth Binns (18 September 1880-13 April 1971)
born: 23 April 1901 in Bradford
died: September 1993 in Southport, Lancashire
children:
John Kenneth Holroyd (1926-2012)
Richard Brian Holroyd (b 1930)
Michael Bramham Holroyd (1940-1954)
Children of Walter Holroyd (1870-1936) and Violet Holroyd née Dickinson (d 1924)
Fred Holroyd
1894-1965
father: Walter Holroyd (1870-1936)
mother: Violet Holroyd née Dickinson (d 1924)
born: 15 January 1894 in Bradford
died: 4 August 1965 in Wellingboro
WIFE: Kathleen Clayton, married: 1920
born: 19 September 1893 in Bramley, Leeds
died: 8 December 1963 in Wellingboro
child:
Violet Mary Holroyd (b 7 October 1924 in Richmond, Surrey, married Herbert William Pack (b 26 May 1926), children Stephen William Pack and Julia Mary Pack)

All places are in Yorkshire unless otherwise stated. Additional information for this page was kindly provided by John Holroyd (b 1928).

See also:

Source Documents

Joshua Bramham (1824-1890), father of Mary (Polly) Bramham (1862-1950s), who married Frederick Holroyd (1862-1940).

William Holroyd (b c1822) (It is not known how Joseph Holroyd (c1809-1889) and William Holroyd (b c1822) were related.)

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