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Holdsworthe is a name of ancient Anglo-Saxon origin and comes from the family once having lived in the county of Yorkshire, where they held manor at Haldsworth.

Holdsworthe Early Origins



The surname Holdsworthe was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Holdsworthe Early History


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Holdsworthe Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Holdsworthe research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 127 and 1273 are included under the topic Early Holdsworthe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Holdsworthe Spelling Variations


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Holdsworthe Spelling Variations



Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Holdsworthe family name include Holdsworth, Holesworth, Houlsworth, Holdworth, Houldworth and many more.

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Holdsworthe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Holdsworthe Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Holdsworthe surname or a spelling variation of the name include: Seth Holdsworth settled in Barbados in 1675; Scholas Houldsworth arrived in Philadelphia in 1856.

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