Holland ...



The entries for people & families with the surname Holland are gathered together in this SideTrack.

This Page does not include people with other forms of the surname.

The individuals listed are not necessarily related to each other.


Holland, Major
[1888-1953] Born in Halifax.

He was a rugby league player for Huddersfield & Bramley [between 1909 & 1923] / a member of Huddersfield's team [1914-15] who won all 4 rugby league trophies / landlord of the Calder & Hebble, Salterhebble [1926-1932] / landlord of the Crescent Hotel in Huddersfield [1953].

He died in August 1953

Holland, Albert
[1878-19??] Born in Triangle.

He was an engine tenter [1899].

On 4th March 1899, he married Alice Ambler in Halifax.


Alice was the daughter of
Abraham Ambler
 

Children:

  1. child
  2. child

Holland, David
[1838-1913] Son of William Holland.

Born in Heptonstall.

He was a cotton spinner [1896].

In 1896 (aged 58) Sarah Ann Hall in Oldham


Sarah Ann was born in Oldham
 

They had no children.

He died in Brighouse

Holland, Edgar
[1887-1918]

He married Emma.

They lived at 53A, Bradshaw Lane, Bradshaw.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 47th Div. Mechanical Transport Company Royal Army Service Corps.

He died 19th December 1918 (aged 31).

He was buried at St Pol British Cemetery, St Pol-sur-Ternoise, France [I E 6].

He is remembered on Bradshaw War Memorial

Holland, Edith
[1878-19??] In 1900, she was sentenced to 3 months' hard labour for stealing postal orders from Brighouse Post Office where she was a postal and telegraph clerk

Holland, Edward
[1828-1907] Born in Hipperholme.

He was a labourer.

On 4th March 1860, he married Hannah Boocock in Halifax.

Children:

  1. James
  2. William

The children were born in Northowram.

Edward died [13th June 1907].

He was buried at Saint Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe

Holland, Emily Mary
[18??-1876] Of Todmorden.

On 28th March 1876, she was murdered by William Fish, a barber of Blackburn

Holland, Ernest
[1891-1915] Son of Mary & Luke Holland of Halifax.

In [Q1] 1915, he married Matilda Byrnes in Rochdale.

They lived at 50 Albert Street, Rochdale.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 10th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 20th November 1915 (aged 24).

He was buried at X Farm Cemetery, La Chapelle-D'Armentières, France [A 12]

Holland, Faith
[1???-1???] Daughter of Joseph Holland. She was a teacher at the Kiln, Slead Syke

Holland, Fred
[1897-1916] He worked for Balme & Pritchard Limited.

He lived at 80 Holdsworth Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed in action by shellfire on the dugout at Hedauville, Somme [2nd September 1916] (aged 19).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [6A & 6B], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Halifax Parish Church Church Members (WWI) Memorial

Holland, Friend
[1867-1936] Born in Brighouse.

He was innkeeper at the Old Woodman Inn, Halifax [1911] / landlord of the Ring O' Bells, Halifax [1914, 1917] / landlord of the Horse & Jockey, Brighouse [1922].

In [Q1] 1891, he married Mary Jane Swallow [1869-19??] in Halifax.


Mary Jane came from Rastrick
 

Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]

Holland, Hamlet
[1878-1917] He was employed by G. Hodgson, cab proprietor.

In [Q3] 1906, he married Emmie Milner in Halifax.

They lived at 8 Upper Cross Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Rifleman with the 18th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps.

He was killed in action [7th June 1917].

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium [51 7 53], and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Holland, Harry
[1892-1918] Son of Sarah Elizabeth & Dyson Holland of 27A, Ashfield Place, Shutts Lane, Greetland.

Born in Horbury.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/6th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 11th April 1918 (aged 25).

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [82-85 & 162A], on the Memorial at Clay House, Greetland, and on the Memorial at Greetland Liberal Club

Holland, James
[1???-1651] A mercer in Halifax.

He married Grace [1???-1670].

The couple were buried in Halifax Parish Church

Holland, James
[1???-18??] He was recorded at Fold End Farm, Hipperholme [1847] and Broad Oak Farm, Hove Edge [1853]

Holland, James
[1843-1905] Son of William Holland.

Born in Heptonstall.

He was a cotton spinner [1867].

On 11th August 1867, he married Betsy Wilson [1846-1909] in Brighouse.


Betsy was born in Heptonstall
 

Children:

  1. William [1868-1908]
  2. Sam [1872-1936]
  3. Hannah [1875-1941]
  4. John Ellis [1878-1944]
  5. Sophia Isabella [1882-1961]
  6. Emily [1884-1948]

The first 3 children were born in Brighouse, the later children were born in Dalton.

The couple died in Huddersfield

Holland, James
[1854-1???] Son of Edward Holland.

On 16th June 1877, he married Lydia Mary Dawson [1853-1896] in Halifax.


Lydia Mary was born in Northowram
 

Children:

  1. William Henry [b 1879]
  2. Albert [b 1883]
  3. Elizabeth [b 1888]

The children were born in Northowram

Holland, John
[1???-1???] Of Well Close, Slead House, and Bradford.

Son of John Holland.

He married Elizabeth Micklethwaite from Wakefield.

They had no children

Holland, John
[17??-18??] Merchant and snuff manufacturer at Slead Hall, Brighouse [1808]

Holland, John
[1775-1845] Son of William Holland.

Baptised at Halifax Parish Church [21st September 1775].

He was a well-known Brighouse nonconformist and a member of Bridge End Chapel. When the congregation at Bridge End chapel declined during the ministry of Rev William Northend, he was one of a group who moved to hold their meetings at the Kiln, Slead Syke.

With his brother-in-law Samuel Hodgson, he was instrumental in setting up Bramley Lane Congregational Church and Holland headed the subscription list with a donation of £100 to buy the former Mount Zion Chapel.

He lived at Broad Oak, Hove Edge for a time.

He left the family home at Slead Hall to live at Slead House [1809, 1835, 1841].

He was a pioneer in the worsted trade which he produced at Slead Syke Mill which he built.

In 1811, he introduced moreens into Yorkshire from Norfolk.

In 1813, he was a member of a Committee supporting those affected by the Luddites.

He was in business as John Holland & Son [1828].

On 20th June 1831, he laid the foundation stone for The Idle Academy, a college for the education of young men of the Independent denomination of Dissenters, at Undercliffe, near Bradford. He was a treasurer of the institution.

He has been called

the Crossley or the Salt of his day

The Leeds Mercury [30th June 1838] reported on activities around Yorkshire to celebrate Queen Victoria's coronation and in Brighouse it reported


a public dinner being held the Bull Inn the Black Swan Inn and a dinner was given by John Holland Esq. at Slead House to his work people; tea to their wives and families and a treat in the afternoon to the mill children
 

On 29th March 1804, he married Elizabeth Hodgson.

Children:

  1. Elizabeth who married J. Stancliffe
  2. Sarah who married Mr Lennox from Liverpool
  3. William of New House and Halifax
  4. Samuel of Slead House who was unmarried
  5. Edward who died young
  6. Hannah who married W. Chadwick, author of Life of De Foe
  7. John
  8. Joseph of Wyke Hall and Slead Syke
  9. Mary who married Dr Hodgson from Halifax

Elizabeth died in Halifax [11th August 1829].

John died at Slead House. [26th September 1845]

He was buried at Halifax Parish Church

See James Mozley

Holland, John
[1805-1880] Artist who painted many scenes of the Upper Calder Valley

Holland, Joseph
[1747-1829] Son of William Holland.

He married Mary [1751-1831].

Children:

  1. Faith

He died at Smith House, Lightcliffe

Holland, Joseph
[1815-1887] Of Slead House, Brighouse.

Son of William Holland. He did not marry.

See West Yorkshire Railway Company

Holland, Joseph
[1855-1926] Born in Sowerby.

He was a mechanic [1901].

On 18th May 1901, he married Jane in Halifax.


Jane was the daughter of
Samuel Magson and widow of Abraham Ambler
 

The couple both died in Halifax in 1926

Holland, Rebecca
[1???-1???] Daughter of William Holland.

She married Samuel Swaine from Leeds.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Joseph
  3. Thomas
  4. William
  5. 2 daughters

The family lived at Till Carr, Lightcliffe

Holland, Samuel
[18??-1847] Son of William Holland.

He did not marry

Holland, W.
[18??-19??] Coal merchant at Stainland.

In November 1885, he was declared bankrupt

Holland, William
[1680-1730] Of Broad Oak, Hove Edge.

Born in Lightcliffe.

On 6th October 1701, he married Grace Goodall [16??-1731] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. William

He was buried at Saint Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe [17th February 1730]

Holland, William
[17??-18??] Son of William Holland.

Stuff manufacturer of Broad Oak, Hove Edge.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. William
  2. Samuel
  3. John
  4. Joseph
  5. a daughter
  6. a daughter
  7. a daughter
  8. a daughter

His sons all died without issue, his daughters all married and had issue.

He lived at Slead Hall. From 1838, he lived at New House, Lightcliffe for over 40 years

Holland, William
[1710-1788] Son of William Holland.

On 14th July 1735, he married Hannah Brooke [1706-1780] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. William
  2. Edward [1742-1760]
  3. John [bapt 1744]
  4. Joseph
  5. Rachel
  6. Rebecca

He was buried at Saint Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe

Holland, William
[1735-1803] Son of William Holland.

Baptised at at St Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe [25th December 1739].

He was a stuff manufacturer with a room in the Halifax Piece Hall.

On 5th July 1773, he married Elizabeth Rhodes at Halifax Parish Church.


Elizabeth, of Skircoat, was the daughter of Joseph Rhodes
 

Children:

  1. Sarah who married John Wheatley
  2. John

The family lived at Broad Oak, Hipperholme.

They lived at Slead House, Brighouse [1785]

In 1787, he gave one guinea towards the bells at Halifax Parish Church.

The couple were buried at Lightcliffe Old Church Graveyard: William [29th January 1803]

Holland, William
[1804-1879] Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton spinner [1836].

On 17th April 1836, he married Isabella Hollas at Elland Parish Church.


Isabella had an illegitimate son: William Booth Hollas
 

Children:

  1. David
  2. Ellis [1840-1842]
  3. James
  4. Elizabeth [1847-1884] who married John Wood
  5. Mary [1851-1861]

The children were born in Heptonstall

Holland, William
[1806-1885] Of New House, Lightcliffe.

Son of William Holland.

See Partners in Halifax Commercial Banking Company

Holland, William
[1858-1909] Son of Edward Holland.

On 17th August 1904, he married Mary Ann Coles in Lightcliffe


Mary Ann was born in Hipperholme, and was 22 years younger than William
 

 

The Holland family
Various members of the family lived in and around Hove Edge and Brighouse from the 1700s.


Question: (1) Can anyone clarify my confusion with the various Williams and Johns shown here?

(2) Can anyone identify the family in the attached image?

 

Holland surname
There are over 30 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Holland, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Holland:


Marriages 1829, 1895, 1905, 1921; Death 1899
 



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