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The origins of the Hollinshed name lie with England's ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. It comes from when the family lived in the region of Hollingside or Holmside in Durham.

Hollinshed Early Origins



The surname Hollinshed 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.

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Hollinshed Spelling Variations


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Hollinshed Spelling Variations



Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Hollinshed were recorded, including Hollinshed, Holinshed, Hollinshead, Holinshead, Hollingshead, Holingshead, Hollins, Holins, Hollings and many more.

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Hollinshed Early History


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Hollinshed Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hollinshed research. Another 306 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1577 and 1580 are included under the topic Early Hollinshed History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hollinshed Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hollinshed Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hollinshed Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Hollinshed family emigrate to North America:

Hollinshed Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Charles, Henry and John William Hollinshed, who all, who arrived in Philadelphia between 1850 and 1856

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hollinshed (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hollinshed (post 1700)



  • Harry H. Hollinshed, American Republican politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Sussex County, 1929-31; Member of New Jersey State Senate from Sussex County, 1940-42 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  3. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  4. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  6. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  8. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  10. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
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The Hollinshed Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hollinshed Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 19 November 2015 at 09:19.

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