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Families covered: Holwarth (Howorth) of (Great) Holwarth

Fishwick identifies the arms of this family as "Azure, a bend between two stag'\ heads couped, or".
William Holwarth of Holwarth (a temp Henry IV who r. 1399-1413)
1. Thomas Holwarth of Holwarth (a 1416, 1454)
  m. Isabel Butterworth
  A. Edmund Holwarth of Holwarth (a 1466)
  i. Thomas Holwarth of Holwarth (a 1466)
  a. Edmund Holwarth of Great Holwarth (d 07.09.1554)
  m1. Alice (widow of John Dyneley)
  (1) Robert Holwarth of Great Holwarth (b 1531, bur 07.1611)
  m. Isabel Hargrave (bur 27.03.1593, dau of James Hargrave of Elfoborth Hall)
(A) Edmund Holwarth or Howorth of Great Holwarth
  Unfortunately, our copy of the page on this family is marked at this point, making it impossible to read the details about Edmund except that his wife was named ...
  m. Elizabeth
  (i) Robert Holwarth or Howorth of Great Holwarth (bpt 21.02.1601-2, bur 28.03.1639)
  m. Elizabeth Copley (granddau (probably not dau) of Alverney Copley of Batley)
  (a) Elleanor Holwarth (bpt 08.01.1623)
  m. George Jackson of Leeds
  (b) Elizabeth Holwarth (bpt 20.09.1629)
  m. William Moxon of Leeds
  (c) Mary Holwarth
  m. John Hodgson of Leeds
(d)+ other issue - Robert (a 1639, d unm in London), Edmund (bpt 07.09.1623, d infant), Joseph (bpt 18.12.1631, d infant), Abraham (d infant), Margaret (a 1638)
  (ii) Theophilus Holwarth or Howorth (bpt 02.01.1613-4, bur 12.04.1671, MD)
  m. Mary Ashurst (dau of Henry Ashurst of Ashurst, widow of Andrew Stones of London)
(a) Henry Holwarth (b 10.09.1653, bur 06.07.1717, Captain)
  m. Elizabeth Turner
  ((1)) Mary Howarth probably of this generation
  m. (05.02.1721) Randal Butterworth of Butterworth Hall (b 1696)
  ((2))+ other issue (d unm) Henry (d 1764, vicar of Burbage), Radcliffe (d 12.1768)
  (b) Elizabeth Holwarth
  m. Walter Kidley of Islington
  (c)+ other issue - Edmund (b 16.06.1656, bur 22.01.1656), Maria (b 13.03.1655, d infant)
  (iii) Grace Holwarth (bpt 10.04.1603)
m. Adam Hulton (d 1652, son of William of Hulton)
  (iv)+ other issue - Edmund (bpt 13.01.1604-5, dsp), William (bpt 25.10.1607, dsp)
  (B) another
  m2. Margaret (a 1554)
  ii. Henry Holwarth (a 1467)
  m. Lettice Holt (dau of Roger Holt)
  a. William Holwarth
  iii. Alice Holwarth
  m. James Buckley of Buckley

Main source(s): 'History of Rochdale' (Henry Fishwick, 1889, 'Holwarth of Holwarth', p420+)
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