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Abraham Hollas [17??-1???]
Alfred Hollas [1881-1933]
Arthur Hollas [1867-1930]
Arthur Hollas [1879-1912]
Arthur Hollas [1896-1954]
Benjamin Hollas [1866-1928]
Benjamin Hollas [1891-1962]
Charles Hollas [1864-1926]
Daniel Hollas [1746-1822]
Daniel Hollas [1785-1854]
David Hollas [1796-1868]
David Hollas [1812-1861]
David Hollas [1851-1915]
Dyson Hollas [1890-1982]
Eli Hollas [1813-1903]
Eli Hollas [1840-1863]
Eli Hollas [1868-1927]
Ellis Hollas [17??-18??]
Ellis Hollas [1787-1871]
Ellis Hollas [1793-1856]
Ernest Hollas [1877-1966]
Ernest Jones Hollas [1869-1942]
Francis Hollas [1767-1831]
Frank Hollas [1832-1892]
Frank Hollas [1834-1856]
Frank Hollas [1861-1934]
Frank Hollas [1889-1969]
Fred Hollas [1860-1919]
Fred Hollas [1862-1934]
Fred Hollas [1867-1940]
Fred Hollas [1877-1914]
Fred Hollas [1880-1???]
Frederick Hollas [1832-1909]
George Hollas [1791-1853]
George Hollas [1808-1860]
George Hollas [1828-1890]
George Hollas [1847-1923]
George Hollas [1851-1924]
George Hollas [1871-1958]
George Henry Hollas [1880-1914]
Haley Hollas [1845-1917]
Harry Hollas [1857-1917]
Harry Hollas [1883-1951]
Harry Hollas [1888-1963]
Henry Hollas [1798-1860]
Henry Hollas [1821-1870]
Henry Hollas [1847-1924]
Henry Hollas [1879-1927]
Henry Watson Hollas [1916-2004]
Herbert Hollas [1868-1917]
Herbert Hollas [1891-1973]
Herford Hollas [1872-1937]
Hubert Hollas [1896-1949]
Isabella Hollas [1809-1866]
Jabez Hollas [1804-1873]
James Hollas [1793-1848]
James Hollas [1801-1???]
James Hollas [1812-1896]
James Hollas [1834-1895]
James Hollas [1849-1913]
James Hollas [1852-1898]
James Hollas [1880-1947]
James Blackburn Hollas [1864-1892]
James Maden Hollas [1873-1???]
Jeremiah Hollas [1765-1828]
Jeremiah Hollas [1824-1883]
Jeremiah Hollas [1831-1891]
Joe Hollas [1843-1913]
Joe Hollas [1872-1959]
John Hollas [17??-18??]
John Hollas [1777-1817]
John Hollas [1793-1871]
John Hollas [18??-19??]
John Hollas [1814-1877]
John Hollas [1827-1880]
John Hollas [1836-1888]
John Hollas [1836-1913]
John Hollas [1837-1894]
John Hollas [1837-1903]
John Hollas [1838-1889]
John Hollas [1862-1924]
John Hollas [1870-1957]
John Edward Hollas [1875-1959]
John Henry Hollas [1863-1???]
John Henry Hollas [1882-1918]
John William Hollas [1873-19??]
John William Hollas [1874-1951]
Joseph Hollas [1811-1867]
Joseph Hollas [1828-1877]
Joseph Hollas [1837-1904]
Joseph Hollas [1840-1890]
Joseph Hollas [1843-1890]
Joseph Hollas [1857-1937]
Leonard Wilfred Hollas [1872-1950]
Leslie Hollas [1900-1963]
Leslie Herford Hollas [1900-1972]
Michael Hollas [1831-1890]
Oliver Hollas [1782-1859]
Peter Hollas [1833-1920]
Richard Hollas [17??-1805]
Robert Hollas [1852-1919]
Rufus Herbert Hollas [1884-1930]
Sampson Hollas [1790-1867]
Samuel Hollas [1808-1882]
Sidney Hollas [1839-1919]
Sydney Hollas [1898-1974]
Thomas Hollas [1805-1862]
Thomas Hollas [1823-1883]
Thomas Hollas [1848-1919]
Thomas Hollas [1849-1923]
Thomas Hollas [1862-1926]
Thomas Hollas [1872-1919]
Thomas Edgar Hollas [1881-19??]
Thomas Manock Hollas [1836-1903]
Tom Hollas [1866-1941]
Tom Harry Hollas [1888-1968]
Walter Hollas [1860-1904]
Walter Hollas [1871-1951]
Walter Hollas [1883-1969]
Walter Hollas [1889-1964]
Watson Hollas [1850-1912]
William Hollas [1742-1803]
William Hollas [1803-1886]
William Hollas [1835-1898]
William Hollas [1837-1907]
William Hollas [1848-1933]
William Hollas [1869-1945]
William Hollas [1877-1939]
William Booth Hollas [1832-1906]
William Henry Hollas [1839-1907]
William Henry Hollas [1864-1942]
William Riley Hollas [1855-1915]
Wright Hollas [1855-1904] 


Hollas, Abraham
[17??-1???]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Ellis

Hollas, Alfred
[1881-1933] Son of Wright Hollas.

Born in Sowerby.

He was an engine tenter [1914].

On 30th May 1914, he married Mary Ann Warner [1881-1948] in Halifax.


Mary Ann was born in Halifax
 

He was buried at St Stephen's Church, Copley [24th March 1933]

Hollas, Arthur
[1867-1930] Son of John Hollas

He was an assistant engineer [1901].

On 23rd Nov 1901, he married Winifred Feeney [1878-1953] in Halifax.


Winifred was born in Ireland
 

Children:

  1. Jane Elizabeth [b 1902]
  2. Beatrice [b 1908]
  3. twins Reine [b 1914]
  4. Nellie [b 1914]

Hollas, Arthur
[1879-1912] Son of George Hollas.

He was a cotton twiner [1902].

In 1902, he married Mary Ann Perry [1881-19??]; in Stockport


Mary Ann was born in Stockport
 

Children:

  1. Elsie [b 1906]

Hollas, Arthur
[1896-1954] Son of Herford Hollas.

Born in Halifax.

On 15th May 1920, he married Alice Cooper [1896-1957] at St Paul's Church, King Cross.


Alice was born in Halifax
 

The couple died in Halifax

Hollas, Benjamin
[1866-1928] Son of John Hollas.

He was a cotton twiner [1892].

On 3rd December 1892, he married Ellen Wood [1862-1945] in Slaithwaite


Ellen was born in Slaithwaite
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1895]

Hollas, Benjamin
[1891-1962] Son of Thomas Hollas.

He was a woollen warehouseman [1950].

He never married.

See William Walker Habergham

Hollas, Charles
[1864-1926] Son of George Hollas.

Born in Norland [20th August 1864].

He was a general labourer [1890].

16th Aug 1890 to Hannah Ackroyd [1869-1956] in Halifax.


Hannah was born in Midgley
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Jane [1892-1981]
  2. Selwyn [1895-1899]

Charles died in Copley [31st August 1926].

Hannah died in Pateley Bridge [1956]

Hollas, Daniel
[1746-1822] On 30th October 1766, he married Hannah Whiteley at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Daniel [1770-1779]
  2. James [bapt 1776]
  3. Watson [1778] who died in infancy
  4. Phillis [1780-1849] who married Isaac Atkinson
  5. Oliver
  6. Daniel

The children were all born in Soyland & baptised Ripponden

Hollas, Daniel
[1785-1854] Son of Daniel Hollas.

Baptised at Ripponden [24th August 1785].

He was a woollen spinner (mill).

On 29th March 1828, he married Martha Stott [1791-1852 Ripponden] at Elland Parish Church.


Martha was born in Soyland
 

Their first child Elizabeth was born 2 years before the marriage.

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1826] who married John Broadhead
  2. Sarah Ann [b 1828]
  3. Edna [1829-1899] who married John Greenroyd
  4. Martha Ellen [b 1831]

Daniel was buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden [8th December 1854]

Hollas, David
[1796-1868] Born in Northowram.

He was a labourer [1820].

On 13th November 1820, he married Ann Walsh [1794-1863] in Halifax.


Ann was born in Northowram
 

Children:

  1. Mary [1826-1896] who married Eli Eccles
  2. John
  3. Hannah [1831-1877] who married (1) Amos Atkinson and (2) Jeremiah Wilson

Hollas, David
[1812-1861] He was a worsted weaver [1841] / a power weaver worsted [1851] / a worsted powerloom weaver [1861]

He married Fanny.


(Possibly) On 20th May 1834, he married Fanny [1806-18??] / Fanny Greenwood [1816-1885] in Halifax.

Fanny was a power weaver worsted [1851]. She was a widow by 1871

 

Children:

  1. Hannah [b 1838] who was a factory worker worsted [1851], a worsted powerloom weaver [1861] and never married
  2. Sidney
  3. Sarah Ann [b 1843] who was a worsted factory worker [1851, 1861]
  4. Ellen [1848-1877] who was a cotton factory worker [1851, 1861] and married John Radcliffe
  5. David
  6. Wright
  7. Smith [1860-1881] who never married

The family lived at

  • Boulder Clough, Sowerby [1841]
  • 2 Boulderclough, Sowerby [1851]
  • 3 Boulderclough, Sowerby (next door to Bethel Methodist Chapel) [1861]

Hollas, David
[1851-1915] Son of David Hollas.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a cotton factory worker [1861] / an engine fitter [1878]

On 6th April 1878, he married Ann Oliver [1852-1920] in Owlerton.


Ann was born in Sheffield
 

Children:

  1. Martha [b 1879]
  2. Mary Ellen [b 1886]
  3. Bertha [b 1888]
  4. Florence [b 1890]

Hollas, Dyson
[1890-1982] Son of George Hollas.

Born in Stainland [7th October 1890].

He was a joiner [1914].

In 1914, he married Beatrice Ada Heath [1890-1961] in Blackpool.


Beatrice Ada was born in Nantwich
 

Children:

  1. Joan [1917-2004] who married Maurice William John Limb [1917-1975]

Dyson died in Blackpool [30th December 1982]

Hollas, Eli
[1813-1903] Son of Francis Hollas.

Born in Barkisland.

On 18th June 1832, he married Rachel Holstead [1805-1879] at Elland Parish Church.


Rachel was born in Barkisland
 

Children:

  1. Hannah [1832-1917] who married Joseph Dyson
  2. Frank
  3. John
  4. Mary [1838-1907] who never married
  5. Eli
  6. Martha [1843-1902] who married William Henry Thornton
  7. William [b 1846] who was a bachelor living in Huddersfield [1871]
  8. Henry [1849-1965]
  9. Rachel [1851-1917] who married Ellis Bradbury

Eli died in Ripponden

Hollas, Eli
[1840-1863] Son of Eli Hollas.

Born in Soyland.

He never married.

He died in Huddersfield.

He was buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden [22nd March 1863]

Hollas, Eli
[1868-1927] Son of John Hollas

He was a brewer's carter [1890].

In 1890, he married Louisa Akroyd [1867-1925] in Stainland.


Louisa was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Ethel [1891-1969] who married Herbert Booth
  2. Hubert

Hollas, Ellis
[17??-18??]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Sampson
  2. Ellis

Hollas, Ellis
[1787-1871] Son of Abraham Hollas.

Baptised in Barkisland.

He was a weaver [1808].

On 9th Oct 1808, he married Grace Booth [1790-1820] at Elland Parish Church.


Grace was born in Soyland, the daughter of William Booth
 

Children:

  1. Isabella
  2. Joseph
  3. Ann [b 1814]
  4. Mary [1816-1853] who married (1) George Whiteley, (2) William Hartley

The children were all born in Soyland

Hollas, Ellis
[1793-1856] Son of Ellis Hollas.

Born in Soyland.

He married Ann [1796-1863].


Ann was born in Soyland
 

Children:

  1. Hannah [1938-1881] who married Luke Eastwood

The couple died in Halifax

Hollas, Ernest
[1877-1966] Son of Thomas Hollas.

Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton twiner [1899].

On 5th October 1899, he married Lily Wadsworth [1879-1939] at Christ Church Sowerby Bridge.


Lily was born in Warley
 

Children:

  1. Elsie [b 1905]
  2. Edith [b 1907]
  3. Thomas [b 1908]
  4. Reginald [b 1911]

The couple died in Sowerby.

See William Walker Habergham

Hollas, Ernest Jones
[1869-1942] Son of William Henry Hollas

Born in Ovenden.

He was a tram driver.

He married (1) Ann Helliwell [1872-1895] at Claremount.


Ann was born in Claremount
 

Children:

  1. Percival [b 1893]

Ann died in 1895.

After her death, Ernest married (2) 1910 Miriam Nunney [1875-1933] in Bispham, Lancashire.


Miriam was born in Oldham
 

They had no children.

Ernest died in Blackpool [20th February 1942]

Hollas, Francis
[1767-1831] Son of William Hollas.

Baptised Frank / Francis at Ripponden [25th Dec 1766].

On 19th July 1790, he married Rachel Berry [1770-1845] at Elland Parish Church.


Rachel was born in Barkisland
 

Children:

  1. Hannah [b 1790]
  2. John
  3. Henry
  4. Susey [1801-1864] who never married
  5. Jabez
  6. Betty [b 1807]
  7. Eli

Francis was buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden [28th May 1831]

Hollas, Frank
[1832-1892] Son of Jabez Hollas.

Born in Barkisland.

He was an over-looker in a mill [1867].

On 14th February 1867, he married Eliza Eastburn [1838-1883] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Mary Hannah [b 1868]
  2. Fred [1870-1884]
  3. Sarah Ann [1871-1943] who married Walter Helliwell
  4. John William
  5. Clara [1874-1965] who never married
  6. Emily [1876-1943] who never married
  7. Fanny Louise [b 1878] who married Samuel Dynes Pearson
  8. Ada [b 1880]
  9. Harry

Hollas, Frank
[1834-1856] Son of Eli Hollas.

Born 24th May 1834.

He never married.

He was buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden [3rd February 1856]

Hollas, Frank
[1861-1934] Son of Joseph Hollas.

Born in Halifax.

He was a cotton piecer [1871] / a provision dealer [1881] / a music teacher [1891] / a music instrument dealer [1901] / a music seller [1904] / a music dealer [1911] / partner in Hollas Brothers.

On 29th September 1904, he married Emma Hinchcliffe [1863-1938] at Halifax Parish Church.


Emma, of 29 Lewis Street, Halifax, was born in Halifax, the daughter of John Hinchcliffe (deceased), tinplate worker
 

They had no children.

The family lived at 22 Market Street, Halifax [1904, 1911].

Living with them in 1911 was Frank's brother William Henry.

Frank died at 22 Market Street [5th June 1934].

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £1,044 17/6d

Probate records show that Emma left an estate valued at £6,222 4/10d to brothers-in-law William Henry & Fred Hollas

Hollas, Frank
[1889-1969] Son of Harry Hollas.

Born 2nd March 1889.

On 21st December 1912, he married Amelia Lumb [1883-1968] in Barkisland.

Children:

  1. Kathleen [1914-1930]

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Barkisland: Amelia [13th January 1968]; Frank [22nd February 1969]

Hollas, Fred
[1860-1919] Son of Henry Hollas

Born in Skircoat.

He was an engine driver on the railways.

He shared a home with his sister Betty.

Neither of them married.

They died in Prestwich: Betty [] (aged 1916); Fred [5th May 1919] (aged 60). They were buried in Halifax: Betty [10th October 1916]; Fred [9th May 1919]

Hollas, Fred
[1862-1934] Born in Soyland.

He was a silk spinner [1901].

In [Q4] 1883, he married Martha Ellen Kershaw in Halifax.


Martha Ellen was born in Soyland, the daughter of
Samuel Kershaw
 

Children:

  1. Mary Hannah [b 1884] who was a cotton winder [1901]
  2. Alfred [b 1890]
  3. Newton Crowther [1893-1963] who married [Q4/1922] Ethel R. Wilson

The family lived at 37 Soyland Town [1901].

Living with them in 1901 was Martha Ellen's father

Hollas, Fred
[1867-1940] Son of Joseph Hollas.

Born in Halifax.

He was a doffer silk factory [1881] / a piano tuner [1891] / a music teacher [1899]

In 1899, he married Annie Bottomley [1869-1962] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Leslie
  2. Mabel [1902-1972] who married Wilfrid Smith

Fred died in Halifax. [29th November 1940]

Annie died in Halifax [8th Sep 1962]

Hollas, Fred
[1877-1914] Son of William Hollas.

Born in Sowerby [7th January 1877].

He was a painter [1899].

He spent some time working as a miner/hewer in Wales [between 1908 and 1914].

On 16th September 1899, he married Agnes Shepley [1878-1953] in Sowerby.


Agnes was born in Norland
 

Children:

  1. Marion [1900-1969] who married [1919] George Frederick Samples [1896-1977] from West Derby
  2. Jesse [b 1903]
  3. Willie [1906-1982] who married [1931] Blanche Mary Sutcliffe [1908-1992]
  4. Edith [1908-1996] who married [1927] Bernard Richard Burrows [1905-1978]
  5. John Herbert [19??-1967] who was born in Glamorgan

Hollas, Fred
[1880-1???] Son of Thomas Hollas.

Born in Soyland.

On 4th March 1905, he married Elizabeth Kershaw [1880-1???] at Christ Church Sowerby Bridge.


Elizabeth was born in Sowerby
 

The couple moved to the USA before 1911

Hollas, Frederick
[1832-1909] Son of William Hollas.

Born 10th August 1832.

He was a labourer in a dye house [1858].

On 10th May 1858, he married Elizabeth Turner [1838-1910] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Northowram, the daughter of James Turner
 

Children:

  1. John Henry Turner – born out of wedlock
  2. Arthur [1862-1911] who was a brushmaker and never married

The couple were buried at Christ Church, Pellon: Frederick [6th April 1909]; Elizabeth [6th April 1910]

Hollas, George
[1791-1853] Son of James Hollas.

Baptised Ripponden [27th April 1791].

On 31st December 1811, he married (1) Mary Leaver [1791-1820].


Mary was born in Soyland
 

Children:

  1. James
  2. Sarah [1814-1820]
  3. Mary [1820-1821]

Mary died in Soyland [22nd May 1820]; her death coincides to the birth of her 3rd child [16th April 1820], suggesting that she died from complications of childbirth.

On 10th March 1833, he married (2) Elizabeth (Betty) Widdop [1795-1856] at Elland Parish Church.


Elizabeth was the widow of Mr Widdop
 

Children:

  1. Peter

Hollas, George
[1808-1860] Son of Jeremiah Hollas.

Baptised 20th March 1808

He was a hand loom weaver [1828].

On 27th May 1828, he married Martha Taylor [1810-1968] at Elland Parish Church.


Martha was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Michael
  2. Anne [b 1833]
  3. John [b 1836]
  4. Elizabeth [1838-1867] who married John Shaw
  5. Joseph
  6. William [1842-1868]
  7. Mary [1844-1858]
  8. George
  9. James

The children were all born in Barkisland.

George was buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden [12th June 1860].

Son William was buried at Christ Church, Barkisland [15th January 1868]

Hollas, George
[1828-1890] Son of Sampson Hollas.

Born in Sowerby [26th Oct 1828].

He was a labourer in a cotton mill [1861].

In 1861 Susey Jennings [1828-1890] in Halifax.


Susey was born in Soyland
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Jane [b 1863] who married Edmund Buckley
  2. Charles
  3. Herbert [b 1868]
  4. Arthur [1872-1873]

Susey died in Sowerby [Q2 1890].

George died in Sowerby [3rd November 1890]

Hollas, George
[1847-1923] Son of George Hollas.

Born in Barkisland.

He was a joiner [1869].

On 18th July 1869, he married Susannah Dyson [1849-1924] at Elland Parish Church.


Susannah was born in Huddersfield
 

Children:

  1. Martha [1870-1900] who married Wilson Roebuck
  2. John William
  3. Mary Elizabeth [b 1876] who married Edgar Schofield
  4. Arthur
  5. George Henry
  6. Walter
  7. Ethel [b 1885]
  8. Dyson

The couple died in Stockport

Hollas, George
[1851-1924] Born in Huddersfield.

In [Q4] 1870, he married Elizabeth Harrison [1849-1910] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Tideswell
 

Children:

  1. Alice [1887-1945] who married John William Pitchforth

The couple died in Boothtown

Hollas, George
[1871-1958] Son of Thomas Hollas.

Born in Soyland.

He was a clerk in a cotton mill [1892] / a retired commercial clerk [1949]

In 1892, he married Eliza Bretherick [1872-1940] in Halifax.


Eliza was born in Pellon
 

Children:

  1. Florence May [b 1894]
  2. Harry Edward [1899-1971]
  3. Winifred [b 1902]

The couple died in Sowerby: Eliza [] (aged 1940); George [13/1/1958.]

See Elizabeth Habergham

Hollas, George Henry
[1880-1914] Son of George Hollas.

Born in Norland.

He was a fruit retailer [1906].

In 1906, he married Sarah Ann Harrison [1880-19??]; in Stockport


Sarah Ann was born in Stockport
 

He died in Stockport

Hollas, Haley
[1845-1917] Son of Jabez Hollas.

Born in Soyland.

He was a grocer [1861].

In [Q1] 1868, he married Mary Chappell [1846-1903] in Halifax.


Mary came from Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Emily [b 1874]
  2. Harry [b 1876]
  3. Herbert [b 1881]
  4. Eric Arthur [b 1884]

He died in Halifax [22nd June 1917]

Hollas, Harry
[1857-1917] Son of John Hollas.

Born in Barkisland.

He was a school caretaker [1881] / a mason of North Field, Barkisland [1881] / a stone mason [1891, 1901]

On 15th May 1881, he married Mary Ann Clarkson [1860-1917] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary Ann was born in Elland, the daughter of John Clarkson, delver
 

Children:

  1. John Henry
  2. Hannah Isabella [b 1884] who was a cotton card room hand [1901] and married Ben Ward
  3. Harriet [b 1887] who was a cotton doubler [1901]
  4. Frank
  5. Lilian [b 1896] who married Irvine Braithwaite

The family lived at

  • Horse Godley Cottage, Barkisland [1891]
  • Barkisland Village, Barkisland [1901]

The couple were buried at Christ Church, Barkisland: Harry [17th March 1917]; Mary Ann 19/11/1917 []

Hollas, Harry
[1883-1951] Son of Frank Hollas.

Born in Brighouse.

He was a limestone quarry-man [1908].

In 1908, he married Margaret Mather [1887-1964] in Skipton.


Margaret was born in Skipton
 

They had no children.

The couple died in Staincliffe

Hollas, Harry
[1888-1963] Son of Thomas Hollas.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a cotton twiner [1918].

On 17th August 1918, he married Emma Jane Kiddle at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge


Emma Jane was the daughter of John William Kiddle
 

Children:

  1. Jack [1922-1987]

Hollas, Henry
[1798-1860] Or Harry.

Son of Francis Hollas.

Baptised 9th December 1798.

He was a stone mason [1824].

On 12th September 1824, he married Nancy Naylor [1801-1863].


Nancy was born in Soyland
 

  1. William [bapt 1826]
  2. Sarah [1829-1890] who married William Wood
  3. Susey [1833-1897] who married Samuel Riley
  4. Mary Ann [1834-1893] who married John Ainley
  5. John
  6. Betty [1840-1902] who married William Henry Wadsworth

The couple were buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden: Henry [21st March 1860]; Nancy [6th December 1863]

Hollas, Henry
[1821-1870] Son of Oliver Hollas.

Baptised 26th August 1821.

He was a woollen mule spinner [1841].

On 25th July 1841, he married Ellen Turner [1819-1889] at Elland Parish Church.


Ellen was born in Soyland
 

Children:

  1. David [1840-1861] who was a piece examiner in a woollen mill and never married
  2. Joseph
  3. Betty [1844-1916] who never married and shared a home with her brother Fred
  4. Hannah [1846-1867] who never married
  5. William
  6. Watson
  7. James
  8. Fred
  9. child

Henry died in Halifax [1870].

He was buried 30th April 1870.

Ellen died in Prestwich.

She was buried in Halifax [14th March 1889]

Hollas, Henry
[1847-1924] Son of Jabez Hollas.

Born in Soyland.

He was a joiner in a silk mill [1876].

In 1876, he married Martha Ann Gardiner [1852-1913] from Halifax, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Edgar [b 1878]
  2. Emma [b 1879]

He died in Halifax [9th April 1924]

Hollas, Henry
[1879-1927] Son of Watson Hollas.

Born in Sowerby [11th February 1879].

He was a butcher & shop keeper [1913].

On 13th November 1913, he married Edith Gertrude [1879-1960].


Edith Gertrude [née Bottomley] was the widow of Mr Broadbent
 

They had no children.

Henry died in Sowerby [19th October 1927].

Edith Gertrude died in Halifax [1960]

Hollas, Henry Watson
[1916-2004] Son of Herbert Hollas.

Born in Halifax [7th September 1916].

In 1939, he married Lilian Edna Habergham.


Lilian Edna was born in Soyland, the daughter of Richard Habergham
 

Children:

  1. Eunice M. [b 1944]

The couple died in Rochdale

Hollas, Herbert
[1868-1917] Son of John Hollas.

Born in Brighouse.

He was a railway fireman/stoker.

He married Edith Senior [1870-1913] at Christ the King, Battyeford.


Edith was born in Mirfield
 

The couple settled in Mirfield.

Children:

  1. Wilfred [b 1892]
  2. Ellen Ann [b 1894]
  3. Stanley [b 1899]
  4. Norman [b 1904]

Herbert died in Mirfield 1917

Hollas, Herbert
[1891-1973] Son of Watson Hollas.

Born 15th December 1891.

On 10th August 1915, he married Barbara Pratt [1882-1929].


Barbara came from Kirby Stephen, Westmorland
 

Children:

  1. Henry Watson

Barbara was buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones [14th December 1929].

Herbert died in Rochdale [1973]

Hollas, Herford
[1872-1937] Or Hollos.

Son of Robert Hollas.

Born in Halifax.

He was a civil servant [1893].

In 1893, he married Piecy Gill [1869-1940] in Boston


Piecy was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Eliza Annie [1895-1972] who married Harold Webster
  2. Arthur
  3. Sydney
  4. Leslie Herford
  5. Irene [1906-1990] who married Fred Buckley Midgley

The children were all born in Halifax.

Herford was buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell [11th August 1937]

Hollas, Hubert
[1896-1949] Son of Eli Hollas.

Born in Lindley.

He was a cloth finisher [1919].

In 1919, he married Nellie Smith [1897-1978].


Nellie came from Huddersfield
 

The couple died in Huddersfield

Hollas, Isabella
[1809-1866] Daughter of Ellis Hollas.

Baptised 23rd Apr 1809.

She had an illegitimate son – William Booth Hollas [b  1832] – father unknown.

On 17th April 1836, she married William Holland. They had 5 children

Hollas, Jabez
[1804-1873] Son of Francis Hollas.

Born in Soyland.

He was a carding overlooker [1831] / an overlooker [1855].

On 18th December 1831, he married Mary Saville [1810-1885].


Mary was born in Soyland
 

Children:

  1. Frank
  2. Joseph
  3. William
  4. John
  5. Ann [1839-1914] who married Levi Crowther
  6. Mary Ann [1842-1858]
  7. Haley
  8. Henry
  9. Thomas
  10. Sarah [1851-1929] who married Tom Denham

Jabez died in Boothtown [16th April 1873].

Mary died in Boothtown [29th July 1888].

Members of the family were buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax

Hollas, James
[1793-1848] Ostler and brewer at Gauxholme. On 29th September 1848, he had been drinking and was
the worse for liquor

when he went home. He was seen walking on the banks of the Rochdale Canal. He was found drowned the following morning

Hollas, James
[1801-1???] Son of Jeremiah Hollas.

He was a hand loom weaver [1822].

On 24th June 1822, he married Charlotte Cocker [1799-1869] at Elland Parish Church.


Charlotte was born in Rishworth
 

Children:

  1. Jeremiah
  2. Mary [b 1825]
  3. John [b 1828]
  4. Elizabeth [b 1831]
  5. Isabella [b 1834]
  6. Sarah Ann [b 1836]
  7. Maria [1839-1880] who married Abraham Buckley

The children were all born in Stainland & baptised at Ripponden Church

Hollas, James
[1812-1896] Son of George Hollas.

Born in Soyland.

He was a woollen weaver.

He married Ruth Carter [1814-1892] at Elland Parish Church.


Ruth was born in Barkisland
 

Children:

  1. Hannah [1837-1847]
  2. George [1838-1847]
  3. Sarah Ann [1840-1913] who married John Stansfield
  4. Joe
  5. Mary Alice [1844-1927] who never married
  6. Grace [b 1846]
  7. Thomas
  8. Lavinia [1851-1932] who married Eli Whiteley Fitton
  9. Martha [1853-1922] who married William Carter

James died in Soyland

Hollas, James
[1834-1895] Son of James Hollas.

Born in Northowram [29th October 1834].

He was a farmer [1867]. On 27th January 1867, he married Martha Carter [1845-1905] at Elland Parish Church.


Martha was born in Soyland
 

Children:

  1. Harriet [1867-1921] who married Alfred Sutcliffe
  2. Joseph [1868-1872]
  3. Hannah [b 1874] who married John Whiteley
  4. Arthur [b 1878]
  5. James
  6. Edith [b 1882]

The children were all born in Soyland.

James died in Soyland [22nd June 1895]

Hollas, James
[1849-1913] Son of George Hollas.

Born in Stainland.

He was a cotton twister [1869].

On 17th May 1869, he married Emma Nicholl [1850-1931] in Halifax.


Emma was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. William
  2. Joe
  3. John Edward
  4. Hephzibah Hannah [b 1880]
  5. Alice [b 1886]
  6. Dora [1889-1976] who married [1915] Joseph Mitchell in Chorlton

James died in Warrington.

Emma died in South Manchester

Hollas, James
[1852-1898] Son of Henry Hollas.

Born in Skircoat.

He was a journeyman-clogger [1881].

In 1881, he married Lydia Binns [1853-1907] in Nottingham.


Lydia was born in Mytholmroyd
 

Children:

  1. Oscar [1884-1947]
  2. Harry [b 1885]

The couple died in Halifax: James [10th August 1898]; Lydia [11th May 1907]

Hollas, James
[1880-1947] Born in Soyland [27th January 1880].

In 1908, he married Edith Mitchell [1879-1958] in Halifax.


Edith was born in Warley
 

Children:

  1. James Norman [1909-1916]

James died in Halifax [18th June 1947]

Hollas, James Blackburn
[1864-1892] Son of Peter Hollas.

Born in Soyland.

He was an engine tenter [1889].

On 16th November 1889, he married Esther Ann Smith [1865-1919] in Halifax


Esther Ann was born in Warley
 

They had no children.

James died in Soyland [15th April 1892]

Hollas, James Maden
[1873-1???] Son of Michael Hollas.

He was a coal merchant.

He married Agnes Boyle [1872-1???] at St Mathews, Stretford.


Agnes was born in Manchester
 

James & Agnes emigrated to Canada shortly after their marriage

Hollas, Jeremiah
[1765-1828] Born in Barkisland.

He was a weaver [1800].

On 17th February 1800, he married Ann Hoyle [1776-1811] at Elland Parish Church.


Ann was born in Barkisland
 

Children:

  1. James
  2. Sarah [1803-1867] who married Moses Furness
  3. Thomas
  4. George
  5. Michael [1811-1814]

The children were all born in Barkisland & baptised at Ripponden Church.

Members of the family were buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden Ann [4th December 1811], a few days after the birth of her youngest child; Michael [12th April 1814]; Jeremiah [8th June 1828]

He was buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden

Hollas, Jeremiah
[1824-1883] Son of James Hollas.

Baptised at Ripponden Church [4th April 1824].

He was a shoe maker [1847].

On 5th December 1847, he married Ann Scholes [1824-1896] at St Chad's, Rochdale.


Ann was born in Oldham
 

Children:

  1. Hannah [b 1848]
  2. Martha [b 1850]
  3. Betty [b 1852]
  4. John [b 1855]
  5. Ann [b 1857]
  6. Sarah [b 1865]

The children were all born in Lancashire

The couple died in Oldham

Hollas, Jeremiah
[1831-1891] Son of Thomas Hollas.

Born in Stainland [25th May 1831].

He was a weaver [1854].

On 17th April 1854, he married Hannah Smithies [1832-1924] in Halifax.


Hannah was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1855]
  2. Joseph
  3. Sarah [b 1861]
  4. Ann [b 1864]
  5. Tom
  6. Mary [b 1869] who married John Jennings Shore
  7. Walter

The children were all born in Stainland.

Jeremiah died.

Barkisland died

Hollas, Joe
[1843-1913] Son of James Hollas.

Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton spinner [1896].

On 13th January 1896, he married Sarah Stott [1848-1931] at Elland Parish Church.


Sarah was born in Soyland
 


Joe was aged 53
 

They had no children.

The couple were buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden: Joe [28th October 1913] Sarah [] (aged 1931) 

Hollas, Joe
[1872-1959] Son of James Hollas.

Born in Barkisland [7th June 1872].

On 1st June 1898, he married Sarah Brammer [1875-19??] in Huddersfield


Sarah was born in Holmfirth
 

Children:

  1. Leslie Bramhall [1989-1982] who married [1926] Ivy Whittle [1899-1988]
  2. Edna Josephine [1907-1981] who married [1927] Horace Herbert Blakemore [1906-1980]

Joe died in Bromsgrove [24th March 1959]

Hollas, John
[17??-18??] He married Betty [17??-18??].

Children:

  1. William

Hollas, John
[1777-1817] Son of John Hollas.

Baptised at Norland [3rd August 1777].

He was a mason [1803].

On 29th December 1803, he married Mary Flemming [1777-1939] in Halifax.


Mary was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Richard [1806-1812] who was buried at Luddenden [31st December 1812]
  2. Samuel
  3. Ann [b 1811]
  4. John
  5. Rachell [1816-1896] who married Abraham Nicholl

The children were all born in Norland.

John was buried at Elland Parish Church [10th February 1817]

Hollas, John
[1793-1871] Son of Francis Hollas.

Baptised at Ripponden [28th April 1793].

On 30th July 1815, he married Betty Carter [1795-1856] at Elland Parish Church.


Betty was born in Barkisland
 

Children:

  1. Alice [1815-1817]
  2. Elizabeth [1819-1883] who married Joseph Wrigley
  3. Mary [b 1821] who married Israel Crowther
  4. Thomas
  5. Sarah [b 1825]
  6. Joseph
  7. Henry [1830-1833]
  8. Grace [1833-1900] who married George Halstead
  9. William

The children were born in Barkisland.

John died in Sowerby.

The couple were buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden: Betty'6/12/1856 []: John [18th May 1871]

Hollas, John
[18??-19??] Silk spinner at Halifax.

He was listed as a provisional director of the Stoney Royd Spinning Company Limited [1881]

Hollas, John
[1814-1877] Son of John Hollas.

Born in Norland [14th January 1814].

He was

On 4th November 1855, he married Dinah at Elland Parish Church.


Dinah was the daughter of Enoch Tattersall and widow of Allen Morton
 

Children:

  1. Mary [1856-1938] who married Tom Brearley
  2. John [1859-1922] who never married

The children were born in Norland.

John died in Norland [1877]

Dinah was buried at St Luke's Church, Norland [2nd March 1885]

Son John was buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby [11th February 1922]

Hollas, John
[1827-1880] Son of David Hollas.

Born in Northowram [28th April 1827].

He was a dyer's labourer [1854].

On 10th September 1854, he married Susannah Riley [1815-1866] in Halifax.


Susannah was born in Soyland
 

Children:

  1. Mary Jane [1849-1892] who married William Ramsden
  2. Robert
  3. Frances [1854-1864]
  4. William Riley
  5. Ann [1859-1889] who married David Jackson Hitchen

The children were all born in Northowram.

Members of the family were buried at St Thomas the Apostle, Claremount: daughter Frances [20th May 1864]

Hollas, John
[1836-1888] Son of Eli Hollas.

Born [18th June 1836].

He was a cotton spinner [1862].

On 25th January 1862, he married Ann Gledhill [1840-1???] at Elland Parish Church.


Ann was born in Elland
 

Children:

  1. Rachel Ann [1863-1873]
  2. Sarah Elizabeth [b 1864] who married John Admiral Laycock
  3. Lilly Hannah [1866-1899] who married Tom Powell Holding
  4. Herbert
  5. Lydia Gledhill [b 1873]
  6. Eli [b 1877]
  7. Ada Jane [b 1879]

John died in Huddersfield

Hollas, John
[1836-1913] Son of Thomas Hollas.

Baptised 3rd April 1836.

He was a weaver [1861].

On 9th September 1861, he married Ellen Smithies [1838-1908] at Elland Parish Church.


Ellen was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Thomas [1862-1926]
  2. Nanny [1864-1922] who married James Stott
  3. Ben
  4. Eli
  5. John
  6. Elizabeth [1878-1924] who married Albert Smithies

The children were all born in Stainland

Ellen was buried at St Thomas's Church, Greetland [18th November 1908]

Hollas, John
[1837-1894] Son of Henry Hollas.

Born 14th March 1837.

He was a mason & farmer [1856].

On 7th September 1856, he married Isabella Howard Stott [1836-1902] at Elland Parish Church.


Isabella was born in Barkisland
 

Children:

  1. Harry
  2. Lily Ann [b 1857]
  3. Harriet Ann [1861-1929] who never married
  4. James Albert [1864-1897] who never married
  5. Emily J [b 1870]
  6. John Thomas [b 1873]
  7. William

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Barkisland

The couple were buried at Christ Church, Barkisland: John [21st April 1894]; Isabella [27th March 1902]

Hollas, John
[1837-1903] He was a farm labourer & gardener [1862] / a gardener [1884].

On 10th March 1862, he married Hannah Turner [1840-1907] in Halifax.


Hannah was born in Warley
 

Children:

  1. Leah [1862-1925] who married Tom Boocock
  2. Annie Elizabeth [b 1869] who married John Hargreaves

The family lived at

  • Parkinson Lane, Halifax
  • 78 Albert View, Halifax [1903]

Hannah died in the West Riding Asylum, Wakefield [1907].

The couple were buried at Christ Church, Pellon: John [1st August 1903]; Hannah [11th July 1907]

Hollas, John
[1838-1889] Son of Jabez Hollas.

Born in Soyland.

He was a gas stoker [1863].

On 26th September 1863, he married Margaret Anne Wadsworth [1843-1942] in Halifax.


Margaret Anne was born in Cullingworth
 

Children:

  1. Mary Ann [b 1864]
  2. Arthur
  3. Annie Elizabeth [1876-1954] who married Frank Pickles
  4. Sarah Ellen [1879-1961] who married Willie Harker
  5. Clara [1880-1971] who married Wallace Culpan
  6. Rufus Herbert

Hollas, John
[1862-1924] Son of Thomas Hollas

Born in Sowerby [6th May 1862].

He was a warehouseman [1888].

In 1888, he married Sophia Crossley [1856-1921].


Sophia was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Harold [b 1891]
  2. Gertrude [1897-1965] who married Harry Stott

Hollas, John
[1870-1957] Son of John Hollas

He was a cotton spinner [1895].

On 12th January 1895, he married Emma Wood [1872-1945] in Golcar.


Emma was born in Huddersfield
 

They had no children.

John died in Wakefield [1st August 1957]

Hollas, John Edward
[1875-1959] Son of James Hollas.

Born 19th January 1875.

He was a cotton twister [1900].

On 1st December 1900, he married Clara Townsend [1871-1906] at St Thomas's Church, Huddersfield.


Clara was born in Huddersfield
 

Children:

  1. John William [b 1901]
  2. Harry [1903-1986]

John Edward died in Blackpool

Hollas, John Henry
[1863-1???] Son of Michael Hollas.

Born in Barkisland.

He was a railway signalman [1887].

In 1887, he married Elizabeth Duffy [1866-1???] in Bury.


Elizabeth was born in Ireland
 

Children:

  1. John William [b 1889]
  2. Florrie [b 1895]

Hollas, John Henry
[1882-1918] Son of Harry Hollas.

Born in Barkisland [28th September 1882].

He was a cotton spinner [1901, 1905].

In 1905, he married (1) Elizabeth Pellington [1880-19??] at Elland Parish Church.


Elizabeth, of Royd Lane, Ripponden, was the daughter of John Pellington, clogger
 

Elizabeth died in 1915 (aged 35).

On 29th July 1916, he married (2) Lucy Smith in Halifax.


Lucy, of 145 Dyson Lane, Ripponden, was the daughter of Henry Smith
 

The family lived at

  • Barsey, Barkisland [1911]
  • 46 Devonshire Road, Blackpool [1916]

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 11th Battalion Royal Fusiliers.

He was killed in action at Combles [30th August 1918] (aged 36).

His death was reported in the Halifax Courier [28th September 1918].

He was buried at the Guards' Cemetery, Combles [II C 10].

He is remembered on Ripponden War Memorial, on Barkisland War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Christ Church, Barkisland

Hollas, John William
[1873-19??] Son of Frank Hollas.

Born in Brighouse.

He was an over-looker in a silk mill [1898] / a mill manager [1913]

In 1898, he married Lena Pickersgill [1873-19??] in Halifax.


Lena was born in Hipperholme
 

Children:

  1. Gladys [1904-1929] who died in Massachusetts
  2. James Bernard [b 1905]

On 20th June 1913, John William sailed from Liverpool aboard the Victorian for the USA.

On 9th May 1914, Lena and the children sailed from Liverpool aboard the Lusitania for New York

Hollas, John William
[1874-1951] Son of George Hollas.

Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton twiner [1897].

In 1897, he married Emma Parker [1878-1947] in Stockport.


Emma was born in Stockport
 

Children:

  1. Harold [1899-1900]
  2. Doris [1908-1991] who married [1933] Wilfred Sheehan
  3. Eva Lilian [b 1910]

John & Emma died in Stockport

Hollas, Joseph
[1811-1867] Son of Ellis Hollas.

Baptised 15th February 1811.

He was a cotton twister [1832].

On 21st October 1832, he married Harriet Leaver [1812-1888] at Elland Parish Church.


Harriet was born in Soyland
 

Children:

  1. Grace [1833-1907] who married Charles Whipp
  2. James
  3. Barbara [1836-1901] who married Jonathan Stott
  4. Ann [1838-1916] who married Joseph Habergham
  5. Harriet [1843-1922] who married William Atkinson
  6. Mary [1845-1915] who married Thomas Clegg
  7. Ellen [1851-1885] who married George Broadbent

The family lived at Town End Cottage, Soyland [1881].

Living with the widowed Harriet in 1881 were daughter Ann and her husband Joseph Habergham.

C @ in Soyland died

Hollas, Joseph
[1828-1877] Son of John Hollas.

Baptised 2nd March 1828.

He was a waste dealer [1859].

On 9th October 1859, he married Hannah Schofield [1832-1861] in Halifax.


Hannah was born in Soyland
 

Children:

  1. Walter

Joseph died in Elland.

The couple were buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden: Hannah [13th September 1861]; Joseph [29th September 1877]

Hollas, Joseph
[1837-1904] Son of Jabez Hollas.

Born in Barkisland / Ripponden / Soyland.

He was an overlooker in a silk mill [1855] / a twister of Northowram [1855] / an overlooker [1859] / a silk drawing overlooker [1861, 1871] / an overlooker silk factory [1881] / a cotton maker up [1891] / a machine tool maker (lathe) [1901]

On 12th August 1855, he married Hannah Evans [1832-1895] at Halifax Parish Church.


Hannah, of Northowram, was born in Llanidloes, North Wales, the daughter of Giles Evans, farmer
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Jane [1860-1863]
  2. Frank
  3. William Henry
  4. Fred
  5. Mary Ann [1870-1958] who married David Berry

The family lived at

  • 9 Park Road, Northowram [1861]
  • 21 High Field Terrace, Northowram [1871]
  • 21 Horley Green Road, Northowram [1881]
  • 30 Union Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 22 Market Street, Halifax [1901]

Joseph died at 22 Market Street, Halifax [24th February 1904].

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £7. Probate was granted to his son William Henry and Frank (music sellers) 

Hollas, Joseph
[1840-1890] Son of George Hollas.

Born in Barkisland.

He was a cotton twister [1870].

On 6th June 1870, he married Emma Firth [1851-1894] at Elland Parish Church.


Emma was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Eliza [1880-1887]

fam died in Sowerby: Joseph [24th December 1890]; Emma [23rd November 1894]

Members of the family were buried at St George's Church, Sowerby: daughter Emma [8th January 1887]; George [27th December 1890]; Emma [26th November 1894]

Hollas, Joseph
[1843-1890] Son of Henry Hollas.

Born in Soyland.

He was an engine tenter [1870].

1870, he married Hannah Garside [1843-1935] in Halifax


Hannah was born in Halifax

She was a draper [1870]

 

They had no children.

Joseph died in Halifax [17th June 1898]

Hollas, Joseph
[1857-1937] Son of Jeremiah Hollas.

He was a warp twister [1878].

On 21st Dec 1878, he married Hannah Furness [1856-1937] in Halifax.


Hannah was born in Greetland
 

Children:

  1. Anne Elizabeth [1880-1931] who married Leonard Taylor
  2. Rachel Ellen [1883-1975] who married John Albert Duke Barnett
  3. Frank Fielding [1885-1980]
  4. Tom Harry
  5. John William [1890-1915]
  6. Victoria Maud Jessie [1897-1911]

The couple died in Greetland: Joseph [18th January 1937]; Hannah [June 1937].

Members of the family were buried at St Thomas's Church, Greetland: Victoria [29th March 1911]; John William [2nd September 1915]; Hannah [1st May 1937]

Hollas, Leonard Wilfred
[1872-1950] Son of Peter Hollas.

Born in Soyland [3rd June 1872].

He was a fish monger [1903].

On 11th Apr 1903, he married Ann Wilde [1872-1946] in Ripponden.


Ann was born in Soyland
 

Children:

  1. Freda Leach [b 1904]
  2. Phyllis Mary [b 1907]

Leonard Wilfred died in Ripponden [28th January 1950]

Hollas, Leslie
[1900-1963] Son of Fred Hollas.

Born in Halifax.

On 2nd Sep 1933, he married Eleanor Mackrell [1902-1994] from Halifax, in Halifax.

They had no children.

He died in Halifax [29th January 1963]

Hollas, Leslie Herford
[1900-1972] Son of Herford Hollas.

Born in Halifax [16th June 1900].

In 1922, he married Ivy Coult [1898-1991] in Goole


Ivy was born in Goole
 

The couple died in Halifax

Hollas, Michael
[1831-1890] Son of George Hollas.

Born 27th April 1831.

He was a weaver [1857].

On 15th February 1857, he married (1) Hannah [1829-1870] at Elland Parish Church.


Hannah [née Taylor] was the widow of Mr Heap
 

Children:

  1. Thomas [born out of wedlock 1856]
  2. Mary Phoebe [b 1857] who married Abraham Mitchell
  3. Emily [b 1860]
  4. John Henry

Hannah died in Halifax [1870].

After her death, Michael married (2) Susan [1836-1915] in Haslingden [1870]


Susan was born in Whalley in Lancashire, the daughter of Mr Haigh and widow of Mr Dearden
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth Ann [b 1871]
  2. James Maden
  3. Susannah [1877-1901] who married Tom Livingstone Edmondson

Michael died in Burnley [13th March 1890]

Hollas, Oliver
[1782-1859] Son of Daniel Hollas.

Born in Soyland.

He was a wool teaser [1807].

On 31st December 1807, he married Ann Manock [1790-1856] of Soyland, at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. David [1808-1822]
  2. Betty [1810-1891] who married Thomas Broadbent
  3. Ann [b 1812]
  4. James [1815] who died in infancy
  5. Mary [1816-1879] who married James Hopkinson
  6. Martha [1819-1879] who married Thomas Hopkinson
  7. Henry
  8. Sarah [1823-1889] who married Joseph Whiteley
  9. Hannah [1826-1891] who married James Stott
  10. Ellen [1829-1887] who married William Kershaw
  11. Ruth [1830-1835]
  12. Harriet [b 1835]
  13. Thomas Manock

Members of the family were buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden

Hollas, Peter
[1833-1920] Son of George Hollas.

Born in Soyland.

He was a cart driver [1854].

On 14th February 1854, he married Eliza Normington [1830-1895] at Elland Parish Church.


Eliza was born in Soyland

She had an illegitimate son: Joe Normington [b 1851]

 

The couple had seven children together all born Soyland.

Children:

  1. Elizabeth Ellen [1854-1926] who married John Greenwood
  2. Annie Susan [b 1856]
  3. Emily Jane [1859-1915] who married Robert Mark Chantree
  4. Ann Winifred [1861-1946] who married Alfred Anthony Wilde
  5. James Blackburn
  6. George Conrad [1870-1911] who was a shop keeper and never married
  7. Leonard Wilfred

Eliza died in Soyland [28th Aug 1895].

Peter died in St Luke's Hospital, Halifax [1st June 1920]

Hollas, Richard
[17??-1805] Of Sowerby Street.

He died at Chester after a short illness. His obituary says that he was

one of the best builders of bridges in the kingdom

Hollas, Robert
[1852-1919] Son of John Hollas.

He was a postman [1870] / a letter carrier [1891].

On 6th January 1870, he married Eliza Harley [1850-1919] at St Thomas's Church, Claremount.


Eliza was born in Todmorden
 

Children:

  1. Eliza Ann [1871-1917] who married Tom Bottomley
  2. Herford
  3. Robert Thomas [1875-1890]
  4. Avina [b 1877] who married Wallace Leach
  5. Mary Ellen [1879-1958] who married Fred Fletcher
  6. Mabel [b 1882] who married Harry Edward Illingworth
  7. Sarah Hannah [b 1885]
  8. John William [b 1888]

The children were all born in Halifax and Robert gave them the surname Hollos.

Robert was buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell [2nd June 1919]

Hollas, Rufus Herbert
[1884-1930] Son of John Hollas.

Born in Halifax.

He was an overlooker in a worsted spinners [1908].

On 18th June 1908, he married Emily Webster [1890-19??] in Rashcliffe.


Emily was born in Huddersfield
 

Children:

  1. Jessie [1909-1972]
  2. Ruby [1915-1999]
  3. Jack [1917-1996]
  4. Beatrice [b 1920]

He died in Bradford

Hollas, Sampson
[1790-1867] Son of Ellis Hollas.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a hand loom weaver / a Chelsea Pensioner [1851]

On 9th December 1827, he married Sarah Wood [1795-1858] in Halifax


Sarah was born in Norland
 

Children:

  1. George
  2. Ellis [1830-1833]
  3. William Henry [b 1832]
  4. Sarah Ann [1835-1907] who married Phinehas Hitchen

The children were all born in Sowerby.

The couple were buried at St George's Church, Sowerby: Sarah [2nd December 1858]; Sampson [25th April 1867]

Hollas, Samuel
[1808-1882] Son of John Hollas.

Born in Norland [3rd April 1808].

He was a dyer [1854].

In 1854, he married Sarah Howarth [1828-1877] in Halifax.


Sarah was born in Norland
 

Children:

  1. Rachel [1863-1873]
  2. Mary [1866-1941] who married Arthur Hoyle
  3. John [1869-1873]
  4. Hannah [1872-1953] who married Thomas Chadwick

The children were all born in Norland.

The couple died in Norland.

Sarah was buried 30th June 1877.

Samuel was buried 7th November 1882

Hollas, Sidney
[1839-1919] Son of David Hollas.

Born in Boulderclough, Sowerby.

He was a woollen miller [1861] / a cloth fuller [1871, 1881, 1891] / a retired cloth fuller [1901] / a gentleman, retired cloth fuller [1911] / a teacher and superintendent at Boulderclough United Methodist Chapel for over 50 years.

At a reunion of old scholars at the Chapel, on 8th April 1905, portraits of Mr Hollas and William Hanson were unveiled

In 1863, he married Martha Sutcliffe [1838-1910] in Halifax.


Martha was born in Wadsworth
 

Children:

  1. twins Hannah [b 1870] who was a worsted spinner [1881, 1891] and married William Henry Hartley
  2. and Fanny [b 1870] who was a worsted spinner [1881, 1891]; and married James Alfred Whitworth
  3. Sutcliffe [1874-1890]
  4. Emma [b 1879] who was a serge weaver [1901] and married Walter Pickles

The family lived at

  • Higgin Chamber, Sowerby [1871]
  • Finkel Street, Sowerby [1881]
  • 7 Finkle Street, Sowerby, Luddenden Foot [1891]
  • 7 Finkle Street, Sowerby [1901, 1911]

Sidney died 20th May 1919.

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £160. Probate was granted to James Alfred Whitworth and Walter Pickles (woollen spinners) 

Hollas, Sydney
[1898-1974] Son of Herford Hollas.

Born in Halifax [19th June 1898].

On 2nd April 1925, he married Florence Simpson [1900-1988] at All Souls' Church, Halifax.


Florence was born in Halifax
 

The couple died in Halifax

Hollas, Thomas
[1805-1862] Son of Jeremiah Hollas.

Baptised 2nd June 1805.

He was a farmer & hand loom weaver [1827].

On 16th April 1827, he married Hannah Gee [1806-1882] at Elland Parish Church.


Hannah was born in Barkisland
 

Children:

  1. Susan [1829-1877] who married Joseph Smithies
  2. Hannah [1831-1839]
  3. Jeremiah
  4. John
  5. Joseph [1836-1838]
  6. Mary Ann [b 1839]
  7. Thomas [1841-1865]
  8. James [b 1844]
  9. Isabella [1846-1889] who married John Whiteley
  10. Hannah [1849-1888] who married Allen Bottomley

The children were born in Stainland & baptised at Ripponden Church.

Thomas & Hannah died in Stainland

Hollas, Thomas
[1823-1883] Son of John Hollas.

Born in Barkisland.

Baptised 25th May 1823.

He was a woollen carder [1846].

On 13th April 1846, he married Martha Brearley [1823-1895] at Elland Parish Church.


Martha was born in Rishworth
 

Children:

  1. Rachel [18??-1922] who married William Hepworth
  2. Sarah [b 1851]
  3. John

Thomas died in Skircoat.

He was buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden [12th April 1883].

Martha died in Brighouse.

She was buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden [31st August 1895]

Hollas, Thomas
[1848-1919] Son of James Hollas.

Born in Soyland.

He was a warehouseman [1871].

On 14th January 1871, he married Eliza Ann Habergham at Elland Parish Church.


Eliza Ann was born in Soyland the daughter of John Habergham
 

Children:

  1. George
  2. Emma [1873-1965] who never married
  3. Ruth [1875-1954]
  4. Ernest
  5. Fred
  6. Arthur [b 1882] who served in World War I
  7. Harry
  8. Ben

The couple died in Sowerby: Thomas [15th April 1919]; Eliza Ann [25th March 1925]

Hollas, Thomas
[1849-1923] Son of Jabez Hollas.

Born in Soyland.

He was an engineer's labourer [1873].

On 4th February 1873, he married Jane Cotterill [1849-1902] in Halifax.


Jane was born in Berkshire
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1874]

They adopted Jane's niece Tibbie [1874-1899].

Jane died in 1902.

In 1905, he married (2) Sarah Ellen Siddall [1859-1928] in Halifax.


Sarah Ellen was born in Sheffield
 

They had no children.

He died in Halifax [2nd December 1923]

Tibbie, Jane & Sarah Ellen were buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax

Hollas, Thomas
[1862-1926] Son of John Hollas.

Born in Stainland.

On 9th July 1883, he married (1) Mary Hannah Priestley [1856-1915] in Halifax.


Mary Hannah was born in Stainland
 

He was a woollen spinner [1883].

Children:

  1. Emma [b 1887]
  2. Lillie [b 1889]

Mary Hannah died in Oldham [1915].

In 1919, Thomas married (2) Lydia Heyes [1872-1939] in Oldham.


Lydia was born in Oldham
 

Thomas died in Oldham [18th October 1926]

Hollas, Thomas
[1872-1919] Born in Halifax.

He was a moulder [1905].

On 26th April 1905, he married Ada Wright at All Souls' Church, Halifax.


Ada was the daughter of
John Wright
 

The couple died in Boothtown: Thomas [11th January 1919]; Ada [29th April 1938]

They were buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax

Hollas, Thomas Edgar
[1881-19??] Son of Watson Hollas.

Born in Sowerby [2nd July 1881].

He was a house painter [1903].

On 21st July 1903, he married Edith Greenwood [1882].


Edith was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Evelyn [b 1904]

On 17th September 1907, Thomas Edgar sailed from Liverpool aboard the Saxonia for New York.

On 12th June 1909, Edith & Evelyn sailed from Liverpool aboard the Campania. Immigration records show that they were going to join Thomas Edgar at 173 East 77th Street, New York.

Thomas may have served with American forces during World War I.

The couple were living in New York [1940]

Hollas, Thomas Manock
[1836-1903] Son of Oliver Hollas.

Born 6th September 1836.

He was a woollen spinner [1855].

On 2nd Dec 1855, he married Sarah Gaukrodger [1836-1889] at Elland Parish Church.


Sarah was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Ruth Ann [1856-1905] who married [1875] David Fletcher [1854-1901] in Birstall
  2. Mary Hannah [1860-1901] who married [1878] George Walshaw Bruce [1859-1945] in Birstall

Thomas & Sarah died in Heckmondwike: Thomas [8th July 1903]

Hollas, Tom
[1866-1941] Son of Jeremiah Hollas.

Born in Stainland.

He was a weaver [1889].

Tom died in Halifax [11th May 1941] On 23rd March 1889, he married Eliza Riley [1861-1939] at All Saints' Church, Dudwell.


Eliza was born in Huddersfield
 

Children:

  1. Ruth Ann [1889-1893]
  2. Elsie [1895-1960] who married Walter Malkin
  3. Gladys [1897-1990] who married Robert Shaw
  4. Lily [1900-1977] who married John Graham Dunlop

The children were all born in Halifax

Hollas, Tom Harry
[1888-1968] Son of Joseph Hollas.

Born in Greetland [12th November 1888].

He was a builder [1925].

On 27th October 1925, he married Elsie Carter [1898-1958] at St Peter's, Sowerby.


Elsie was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. John Carter [1926-1994]

Hollas, Walter
[1860-1904] Son of Joseph Hollas.

Born in Soyland [27th June 1860].

He was a carpenter [1891].

On 18th March 1891, he married Emily Hobson [1865-1941] in Halifax


Emily was born in Hoyland, Barnsley
 

Children:

  1. George Henry [1892-1966] who married [1923] Rosa Holroyd [1900-1986] from Rastrick
  2. Hannah May [1896-1995] who married [1917] James Edwin Sutcliffe in Todmorden
  3. Blanche [1903-1982] who married [8th May 1926] Joseph Patrick White [1901-1966] in Halifax

The children were all born West Vale.

Walter died in West Vale [29th July 1904].

He was buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden [2nd August 1904].

After his death, Emily married Harry Joy

Hollas, Walter
[1871-1951] Son of Jeremiah Hollas.

He was a mineral water manufacturer [1894].

In 1894, he married Mary Elizabeth Tidswell [1872-1???] in Halifax.


Mary Elizabeth was born in Denholme
 

They had no children

Hollas, Walter
[1883-1969] Son of George Hollas.

Born in Norland.

He was a cotton twiner [1907].

In 1907, he married Sarah Chappell [1885-1968] in Stockport.


Sarah was born in Heaton Norris
 

Children:

  1. Leslie [1911-1979]
  2. Jack [b 1916]
  3. Kathleen [b 1926]

Walter died in Stockport

Hollas, Walter
[1889-1964] Son of Watson Hollas.

Born [1st March 1889].

He was a butcher & shopkeeper [1914].

On 17th June 1914, he married (1) Ethel Baker [1886-1921] in Huddersfield.

Children:

  1. Frank [b 1921]

On 29th October 1923, he married Rosa Lockwood [1888-1957] in Moldgreen.

Walter & Rosa died in Sowerby: Walter [21st August 1964]

Hollas, Watson
[1850-1912] Son of Henry Hollas.

Born in Skircoat [27th July 1850].

He was a mechanic [1876].

On 27th April 1876, he married Mary Ann Ellin [1854-1934] in Normanton.


Mary Ann was born in Pontefract
 

Children:

  1. Harriet Ann [1876-1959] who married James Uttley
  2. Henry
  3. Thomas Edgar
  4. Mary Ellen [born 1883] who married Norman Bottomley
  5. Edna [b 1886] who married Arthur Walmsley
  6. Walter
  7. Herbert
  8. Harold [b 1894]

The children were born in Sowerby.

The couple died in Halifax: Watson [9th November 1912]; Mary Ann Ellin [21st May 1934]

Hollas, William
[1742-1803] He married Susey Stott [1735-1800].

Children:

  1. Francis

Hollas, William
[1803-1886] Son of John Hollas.

Baptised in Sowerby [13th October 1803].

He was a weaver [1832].

On 4th March 1832, he married Alice Farrer [1814-1882] at St Peter's Church, Sowerby.


Alice was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Frederick
  2. Selina [1834-1908] who married Joseph Wilson
  3. John
  4. William Henry
  5. Mary Ann [1842-1916] who married John Brear

The children were all born in Sowerby.

The family lived at New Pellon, Halifax.

The couple were buried at Christ Church, Pellon: Alice`29/12/1882`; William`28/8/1886

Hollas, William
[1835-1898] Son of John Hollas.

Baptised 25th December 1835.

He was a cotton spinner [1867].

On 19th April 1867, he married Sarah Holt [1841-1897] in Halifax.


Sarah was born in Oldham
 

Children:

  1. Mary Ann Elizabeth [1875-1952] who married Joseph Whiteley
  2. Mabeth [1877-1932] who never married

William died in Soyland [1898].

Members of the family were buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden: William [28th September 1898]; Sarah [7th July 1897]; Mabeth [9th June 1932]

Hollas, William
[1837-1907] Son of Jabez Hollas.

Born in Ripponden.

He was an over-looker in a cotton mill [1859].

In 1859, he married Ann Dewhurst [1837-1917] in Halifax.


Ann was born in Wadsworth
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Jane [1859-1933] who married Frederick Robinson
  2. Sophia Alice [1864-1947] who married John Thomas Hitchin
  3. Emily [1870-1947] who married Lewis Tomlinson
  4. Mary [b 1873] who married Mr Horsfield

He died in Halifax [20th March 1907]

Members of the family were buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax

Hollas, William
[1848-1933] Son of Henry Hollas.

Born in Skircoat [20th July 1848].

He was a mechanic [1872].

On 23rd May 1872, he married Harriet Goode [1853-1941] in Halifax.


Harriet was born in Kilby, Leicestershire
 

Children:

  1. Henrietta [b 1873] who married Septimus Wilcock
  2. Fred
  3. William [1878-1971]
  4. Ethel [b 1881]
  5. Annie [1899-1982] who married [1925] John Edward Roach [1896-1963] from Bradford

William died in Sowerby [15th April 1933].

Harriet died in Pye Nest [28th May 1941]

Hollas, William
[1869-1945] Son of James Hollas.

Born in Ripponden [7th October 1869].

In 1895, he married Mary Hoyle [1872-19??] in Golcar.


Mary was born in Golcar
 

Children:

  1. Eveline [1898-1967] who never married
  2. Clifford [1900-1974]
  3. Sarah Emma [1904-1988] who married [1929] John George Melrose [1903-1984]
  4. Elsie [b 1907]

William died in Oldham [25th December 1945]

Hollas, William
[1877-1939] Son of John Hollas.

He was a cotton doubler [1899].

On 2nd August 1899, he married Annetta Foster [1876-1952] in Barkisland.


Annetta was born in Barkisland
 

Children:

  1. Jack Donald [1903-1974] who married Ivy Duckworth [1904-1986]
  2. Arthur Morris [1908-1978]

The couple were buried at Christ Church, Barkisland: William [16th May 1939]; Annetta [27th October 1952]

Hollas, William Booth
[1832-1906] Illegitimate son of Isabella Hollas – father unknown.

Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton mule minder [1858].

On 6th February 1858, he married Susannah Stansfield [1833-1899] in Heptonstall.


Susannah was born in Heptonstall, the daughter of Joseph Stansfield
 

Children:

  1. Joseph [1860-1937]
  2. Jane [1863-1864]
  3. Frederick [1865-1907]
  4. Sarah Isabella [1868-1937]
  5. Arthur [1870-1954]
  6. William [1873-1922]
  7. Herbert [1876-1960]

The first 2 children were born in Heptonstall, the later children were born in Bingley.

The couple died in Bradford

Hollas, William Henry
[1839-1907] Son of William Hollas.

He was a cotton twister [1864]. On 26th March 1864, he married Mary Whitehead [1842-1902] in Halifax.


Mary was born in Ovenden
 

Children:

  1. Alexander [1865-1912] who was a tram driver in Blackpool and never married
  2. Ernest Jones
  3. Albert Edwin [1872-1957] who was admitted to the Lunatic asylum in Prestwich in 1901 where he spent the rest of his life
  4. Mary [b 1875]
  5. Ada [b 1877] who married [16th February 1903] John Wright [1874-19??] in Blackpool

The couple died in Blackpool William Henry [16th July 1907]

Hollas, William Henry
[1864-1942] Son of Joseph Hollas.

Born in Halifax.

He was an errand boy to grocer [1881] / a silk dresser [1891] / a music instrument dealer [1901] / a music seller [1904] / a music dealer [1911] / partner in Hollas Brothers.

He never married.

In 1911, he was living with his brother Frank and family at 22 Market Street, Halifax

He died in the Halifax General Hospital [16th July 1942].

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £8,773 14/1d to the National Provincial Bank

Hollas, William Riley
[1855-1915] Son of John Hollas.

He was a dyer [1875].

On 18th September 1875, he married Ann Hines [1856-1920] at St Thomas's Church, Claremount.


Ann was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Sabina [b 1879]
  2. Lily [1881-1885]
  3. Edith [b 1886] who married Joshua Ambler
  4. Lillian [1890-1891]

The children were all born in Boothtown.

William died in Boothtown [18th October 1915].

Members of the family were buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax: Lily [15th February 1885] Lillian [3/7/1891.] William [21st October 1915]; Ann [30th December 1920]

Hollas, Wright
[1855-1904] Son of David Hollas.

Born in Sowerby.

He was an engine tenter [1876].

On 11th November 1876, he married Sarah Barrett [1854-1919] in Sowerby.


Sarah was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Emily [b 1878]
  2. Alfred [1881-1933]
  3. Annie [b 1886] who married George William Sykes
  4. Alice [b 1888]
  5. Edith [b 1896]

The children were all born in Sowerby.

Members of the family were buried at St Stephen's Church, Copley: Wright [18th June 1904]; Alfred [24th March 1933]

 

Hollas surname
There are over 130 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Hollas, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Hollas:


Marriages 1899, 1907, 1943; Death 1899
 



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