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Families covered: Holdsworth of Ashday (Astey), Holdsworth of Dartmouth, Holdsworth of Halifax, Holdsworth of Widdicombe

Thomas Holdsworth of Astey or Ashday (bpt 13.11.1596, d c11.1651)
m. (07.11.1636) Mary Northend (b c1620 (!), bur 22.08.1700, dau of Daniel Nothend of Crumbwell Bottome, m2. Rev. Alexander Bate of Chelford)
1. Thomas Holdsworth of Ashday (bpt 28.10.1649, d 23.06.1709)
  m. Phoebe Oats (bpt 27.06.1656, d 12.10.1709)
  A. Thomas Holdsworth of Ashday (bpt 04.07.1677, d 20.04.1735)
  m1. Mary Midgley (d 25.10.1710, dau of William Midgley of Halifax)
  i. John Holdsworth (bpt 05.03.1710, bur 10.07.1766)
  m. (23.08.1739) Rebecca Peel (b 01.05.1712, bur 06.08.1769, dau of Jeremiah Peel of Northowram)
  a. Richard Holdsworth of Southowram (b 03.01.1745, d 11.07.1790, weaver)
  m. Jane Pearson (b 1740, d 24.05.1805, dau of James Pearson of Stainforth)
  (1) James Holdsworth of Halifax then London (bpt 04.06.1769, d 27.01.1844, publisher/ironmonger) had issue
  m. (07.06.1808) Ellen Crossland (bpt 29.05.1773, d 26.12.1860, dau of John Crossland of Wakefield)
  (2) Samuel Holdsworth of Halifax (bpt 22.06.1777, d 09.08.1842, cabinet maker) had issue
  m. (29.11.1809) Sarah Smith (b 08.06.1781, d 16.04.1870, dau of William Smith son of John of Wakefield by Martha, dau of Jonas Roberts of Wakefield)
  (3) Alice Holdsworth (b 1766, d 18.04.1829)
  m. John Binns (b 1738, d 11.02.1800)
  (4) Mary Holdsworth (b 1768, d 27.05.1851)
  m. William Whitaker of Wakefield (malster)
  (5)+ other issue - John of Wakefield (b 1775, d 01.06.1809, surgeon), Grace (b 1772, d 28.12.1799)
  ii. William Holdsworth of Ashday (d 23.01.1747)
  m. Mary Smith (a 11.1780, dau of Thomas Smith of Kirkby Malzeard)
  a. Thomas Holdsworth (dvpsp?)
  m. Peggy
  iii. Mary Holdsworth (b 1704, d 08.11.1739)
  m. (03.04.1725) Luke Hoile of Ovenden
  iv. Phoebe Holdsworth (b 1704, d 23.12.1757)
  m. William Drake of Fixby (tanner)
  v.+ other issue - Thomas (d 03.05.1746, curate of Southowran), Frances (d 21.10.1777)
  m2. Dorothy Butterfield (widow of Norland Fields)
  B. Anna Holdsworth (bpt 19.01.1685)
  m. (28.02.1718) Robet Wood of Fold
  C.+ other issue - James (bpt 18.08.1681), Daniel (bpt 07.10.1682), Samuel (bpt 07.01.1687), Jeremiah, Charles (b 1689, dsp bur 10.04.1724), Maria (bpt 19.01.1685)
2. John Holdsworth (bpt 04.07.1647, d 08.06.1649)



Robert Holdsworth (bpt 12.05.1583, bur 08.12.1632, vicar of Modbury, Devon)
m. Mary (bur 25.12.1665)
1. Arthur Holdsworth of Dartmouth, Devon (bpt 16.05.1624, bur 22.06.1690, 5th son)
  m. (27.10.1657) Joane Newman (bur 24.04.1694)
  A. Arthur Holdsworth of Dartmouth, 1st of Widdicombe (b 02.09.1668, bur 14.11.1726)
  m. Elizabeth Lane (d 20.12.1754, dau of Alderman Henry Lane of Dartmouth, widow of Roger Vavasour of Dartmouth)
  i. Arthur Holdsworth of Dartmouth (bpt 29.07.1701, bur 28.11.1753)
  m. (21.07.1727) Marcella Gibbs (dau/heir of Thomas Gibbs of Dartmouth by Sarah, dau of John Hayne of Dartmouth)
a. Arthur Holdsworth of Widdicombe, Governor of Dartmouth (bpt 20.09.1733, bur 1777)
  m1. (13.11.1753) Rebecca Taylor (bur 14.05.1757, dau of Joseph Taylor of Denbury)
  (1) Arthur Holdsworth of Widdicombe, Governor of Dartmouth Castle (d 21.08.1787)
  m. (23.02.1780) Elizabeth Holdsworth (dau of Robert Holdsworth of Newfoundland, Oporton & Dartmouth)
  (A) Arthur Howe Holdsworth of Widdicombe, Governor of Dartmouth (b 26.11.1780, d 1860, MP) had issue
  m1. (08.02.1803, spm) Elizabeth Were Clarke (d 1804, dau of Richard Hall Clarke of Bridwell)
  m2. (16.07.1807) Catherine Henrietta Eastabrook (d 06.08.1821, dau/heir of John Eastabrook of Okehampton)
  (B) Robert Holdsworth (d 01.1861, vicar of Brixham, prebendary of Exeter) had issue
  m. Eleanor Cutler (d 1880, dau of George (sb John?) Cutler of Upton)
  (C)+ other issue including 3 sons
  m2. Hannah (a 1777)
  b.+ 3 daughters
  ii.+ 4 daughters
  B.+ 2 sons and 3 daughters plus others (dvp)
2.+ other issue

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Walker's Yorkshire Pedigrees (1942, Holdsworth of Hipperholme, Astay, Ashday, Southowran, and Wakefield)
(2) For lower section : BLG1952 (Holdsworth formerly of Widdicombe)
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