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Hollinshead History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The name Hollinshead is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in the region of Hollingside or Holmside in Durham. Hollin Old Hall is a house in Bollington, Cheshire, England with parts that date back to the 17th century and Hollin Hall is a country house in Crook in Cumbria that dates back to the 14th century.

Early Origins of the Hollinshead family


The surname Hollinshead was first found in Cheshire 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.

Raphael Holinshed (1529-1580) was an English chronicler, best known for his Holinshed's Chronicles first published in 1577, and later in a second edition in 1587. It is generally thought that Shakespeare used the revised second edition of the Chronicles (1587) as the source for most of his history plays.


Early History of the Hollinshead family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hollinshead research.
Another 200 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1550, 1550, 1554, 1546, 1580 and 1577 are included under the topic Early Hollinshead History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hollinshead Spelling Variations


The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Hollinshead has been spelled many different ways, including Hollinshed, Holinshed, Hollinshead, Holinshead, Hollingshead, Holingshead, Hollins, Holins, Hollings and many more.

Early Notables of the Hollinshead family (pre 1700)


Notables of this surname at this time include: Sir Hugh Hollinshed; and his son, Ottiwell Hollinshed MA ( fl. 1550s), English prelate, Canon of Windsor from 1550 to 1554. He was one...
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Migration of the Hollinshead family to Ireland


Some of the Hollinshead family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 45 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Hollinshead family to the New World and Oceana


Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Hollinsheads to arrive in North America:

Hollinshead Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John and Grace Hollinshead, who settled in West Jersey, from London, in circa 1678
  • John Hollinshead, who arrived in New Jersey in 1678 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Joseph Hollinshead, who landed in Maryland in 1684 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Joseph Hollinshead, who arrived at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1685

Contemporary Notables of the name Hollinshead (post 1700)


  • M. Catherine Hollinshead (b. 1948), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 2004 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Shaun Hollinshead (b. 1961), former English footballer
  • Cyril Hollinshead (1902-1995), English cricketer
  • Reg Hollinshead (1924-2013), British racehorse and jockey trainer

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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