William HOLMSHAW
(Abt 1796-Abt 1848)
Mary
(Abt 1801-)
John HOLMSHAW
(Abt 1825-1891)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Susanna

John HOLMSHAW 1

  • Born: Abt 1825, Sheffield, Yorks 1 2
  • Marriage: Susanna
  • Died: 1891 aged about 66 3
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On 7 Jun 1841 John appeared on the census at Bailey Lane, Sheffield, Yorks as a 16-year-old apprentice grinder. 1

On 22 Apr 1849 he appeared as a witness to the marriage between his sister Sarah and John Spooner. 4

On 30 Mar 1851 he appeared on the census at Upper Hoyle Street, Sheffield, Yorks as a 26-year-old scissor grinder. 2

On 7 Apr 1861 John appeared on the census at Thompson's Houses, Howard Hill, Nether Hallam, Yorks as a 36-year-old scissor grinder. 5

On 2 Apr 1871 he appeared on the census at 9 Heavygate Road, Nether Hallam, Yorks as a 46-year-old scissor grinder. The census image says Steel Bank Road, but both the preceding and following pages show Heavygate Road, with consecutive street numbers. 6

On 3 Apr 1881 John appeared on the census at 66 & 68 Grammar St, Nether Hallam, Yorks as a 56-year-old provision dealer. 7

His death was registered during the quarter ended Sep 1891 at the Ecclesall Bierlow registration district, with GRO reference vol 9c, page 171. 3


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John married Susanna. (Susanna was born about 1828 in Sheffield, Yorks 2 and died in 1887 8.)


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Sources


1 1841 Census of England, Sheffield, folio 31, page 19, Sarah Holmshaw; digital images(http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 2 Feb 2010); citing PRO HO 107/1338/4.

2 1851 Census of England, Netherthorpe, folio 507, page 28, John Holmeshaw; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 24 Jan 2012); citing PRO HO 107/2339.

3 "FreeBMD Death records," database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 17 Apr 2012), entry for John Holmshaw, volume 9c, page 171, Sep quarter 1891, Ecclesall Bierlow district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.

4 England and Wales, marriage certificate for John Spooner and Sarah Holmshaw, married 22 Apr 1849; citing 22/543/21, June quarter 1849, Sheffield registration district; General Register Office, Southport.

5 1861 Census of England, Nether Hallam, folio 19, page 3, John Holmshaw; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 24 Jan 2012); citing PRO RG 9/3465.

6 1871 Census of England, Nether Hallam, folio 120, page 36, John Holmshaw; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 24 Jan 2012); citing PRO RG 10/4664.

7 1881 Census of England, Hether Hallam, folio 94, page 25, John Holmshaw; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 25 Jan 2012); citing PRO RG 11/6425.

8 "FreeBMD Death records," database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 10 Mar 2012), entry for Susannah Holmshaw, volume 9c, page 196, Dec quarter 1887, Ecclesall Bierlow district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.


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