'Holden02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Holden of Aston, Holden of Felley Priory, Holden of Hawton, Holden of Newark, Holden of Wilne

Connected in some way unknown to the Holdens of Holden was the following Henry who (according to BLG1952) was "probably grandson of Humphrey Howden or Holden of Findern, Derbyshire, whose will was pr. at Lichfield, 16 Jan 1541." BLG1952 identifies the family's arms as "Per pale sa. and erm. a fesse between two chevrons, all countercharged".
Henry Holden of Wilne, Derbyshire
m1. ??
1. Marjory Holden
  m. _ Hall
m2. (11.08.1591) Alice WIlmot (dau of Robert Wilmot of Chadson)
2. John Holden of Wilne (b 1593)
  m. Alice Brookshaw (dau of John Brookshaw of Belper)
A.+ issue - John (b c1632, a 1662), Edward, Samuell
3. Robert Holden of Shardlow, later of Aston-on-Trent (b 1594, d 04.01.1659)
  m. (04.02.1623) Margery Wandell (d 1683, dau of Henry Wandell of Derby, sister of Robert of Derby)
  A. Henry Holden of Weston-upon-Trent
  m. (07.05.1651) Dorothy Parker (dau of Joseph Parker of Derby)
  i.+ issue - Robert, Samuel, Joseph, Margery, Margaret, Mary
  B. Robert Holden of Shardlow (b 1629, d 04.11.1654)
  C. Samuel Holden of Aston (b 1636, d 08.1692)
  m1. (1665) Mary Lathwell (d 04.01.1668, dau of Edmund Lathwell of Ruislip)
i. son (d infant)
  ii. Hannah Holden (d 29.04.1725)
  m. (29.09.1692) Christopher Rolleston of Watnall
  m2. (27.07.1675) Mary (bur 23.07.1724)
  iii. Robert Holden of Aston (b 1676, d 07.06.1746)
  The following comes from BLG1952 (Holden of Lackford).
  m. (1716) Elizabeth Tracy (d 27.05.1747, dau of William Tracy, 4th Viscount of Rathcoole)
a. Mary Holden
  m. (25.05.1742) James Shuttleworth of Gawthorpe and Forcet (bpt 06.12.1714, d 28.06.1773)
  Aston passed to their younger son who assumed the name Holden.
  iv. Thomas Holden (rector of Aston)
  m. (18.02.1704) Elizabeth Millington (d 18.11.1711, dau of Gilbert Millington of Felley Priory)
a. Millington Holden of Newark and Felley Priory (b 10.07.1707, d 1755)
  m. (05.02.1732) Elizabeth Marris (b 1712, dau of John Marris of Newark)
  (1) Robert Holden of Newark and Felley Priory (d 02.1780)
  m. (31.01.1765) Catherine Beatniffe (dau of Rev. Francis Beatniffe of Skidbrook)
(A) Robert Holden of Felley Priory & Darley Abbey, later of Nuthall & Hawton, Sheriff of Derbyshire (b 1769, d 03.01.1844)
  m. (08.1800) Mary Anne Drury-Lowe (dau of William Drury-Lowe of Locko Park & Chaddesden)
  (i) William Drury Holden, later Drury-Lowe of Denby & Locko Park, Sheriff of Derbyshire (05.10.1802, d 26.02.1877) had issue
  m. (13.02.1877) Caroline Esther Curzon (d 16.10.1886, dau of Nathaniel Curzon, 2nd Lord Scarsdale)
  (ii) Robert Holden of Nuthall Temple & Hawton, Sheriff (b 24.07.1805, d unm 11.11.1872)
  (iii) Atkinson Alexander Holden of Nuthall Temple & Hawton (b 29.03.1808, d 23.09.1882, rector of Hawton) had issue
  m. (15.07.1841) Emma Clowes (d 12.12.1878, dau of Col. William Legh Clowes of Broughton Hall)
  (iv) Mary Anne Holden (b 10.07.1801)
  m. (18.12.1823) Francis Bradshaw of Barton Mount (d 21.10.1882)
  (v) Sophia Holden (b 13.12.1803, d 09.02.1890)
  m. (14.07.1825) Alfred Curzon (d 12.01.1850, rector of Kedleston, son of 2nd Baron Scarsdale)
  (vi) Catherine Holden (b 13.08.1806, d 11.06.1892)
  m. (20.10.1829) John Sherwin Sherwin, later Sherwin- Gregory of Harlaxton Manor & Bramcote Hills
  (vii) Augusta Holden (b 22.01.1814, d 09.11.1813)
  m. (George) Vandeleur
(viii)+ other issue - Charles of Pimlico (b 12.04.1810, d 02.01.1859?, had issue), Millington Warren (b 31.05.1816, d 20.09.1829), Henry of Bramcote Hills (b 26.08.1823, d 01.02.1900, Chief Constable, had issue), Frances Maria (b 19.04.1812, d 14.06.1885, Mrs. Story), Caroline (b 12.07.1819, d 03.11.1889, Mrs. Hutton), Emily Mary (b 26.06.1821, d 16.03.1913, Mrs. Edge)
  b. Sarah Holden (dsp)
  m. (14.06.1732) Henry Thornhill of Chesterfield
  c.+ other issue - Joseph, Ann of Newark (d unm)
  v. Alexander Holden of Hawton and Newark (b 1680,d 01.05.1769)
  m. (13.04.1721) Mary Atkinson (d 12.11.1745, dau of Robert Atkinson of Newark)
  a. Robert Holden of Hawton and Darley Abbey (dsp 25.04.1808)
  b.+ other issue (dsp)
  vi. John Holden (b 1684, d 03.02.1739)
vii. Mary Holden
  m. (07.06.1720) Samuel Pole (b c1689, dsp 03.10.1758, rector of Radbourne)
  D. John Holden of Wilne (bur 01.04.1704) had issue
  m. Frances (bur 07.06.1696)
  E. Edward Holden (b 1642, d 26.01.1707, rector of Ampthill)
  m. (03.04.1673) Rebecca Watson (dau of John Watson of Little Park, Ampthill)
  F. Mary Holden
  m. (1659) John Buxton of Youlgreave or Youlgrave
  G. Elizabeth Anne Holden (d 1687)
  m. John Adderley of Bromshall and Derby
4. Henry Holden
5. Edward Holden of Normanton (b 1604, d 07.06.1653)
  m. Anne
  A.+ issue - Robert, Edward, Griffin
6. Joseph Holden of Wilne (a 1663)
  m. Anne Jenney of Ipstone
7. Susan Holden
  m. Robert Foxe of Little Chester

Main source(s): BLG1952 ('Holden of Hawton and Sibdon') with a little support from Visitation (Derbyshire, 1662, 'Houlden of Weston upon Trent')
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