Henry Hollibone

b. 1806, d. 28 December 1876
FatherJohn Hollibone b. 1773, d. 1862
MotherElizabeth Manser
     Henry Hollibone was born in 1806 at Willingdon, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of John Hollibone and Elizabeth Manser.
Henry Hollibone was baptized on 3 August 1806 at Willingdon, Sussex, England.
Henry Hollibone married Susanna Wilkins, daughter of Joseph Wilkins and Mary Hunt, on 16 October 1831 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England, Henry is "of Willingdon."2
Henry Hollibone was a farmer of 160 acres employing 2 men on 7 April 1861.1
On 7 April 1861 Henry Hollibone and Susanna Wilkins lived at Hare Beating, White Ditch Road, Hailsham, Sussex, England.1
Henry Hollibone died on 28 December 1876 at Hailsham, Sussex, England. "age 70 years."3

Family

Susanna Wilkins b. 10 Mar 1811, d. 21 Apr 1895
Marriage*
Henry Hollibone married Susanna Wilkins, daughter of Joseph Wilkins and Mary Hunt, on 16 October 1831 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England, Henry is "of Willingdon."2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S68] 1861 Census for England, "RG09 piece 568 folio 67 page 3."
  2. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  3. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Jan-Mar 1877, Hailsham, Vol 2b Page 50, age 70 years."

Henry Hollibone

b. 28 January 1834, d. 19 August 1881
FatherHenry Hollibone b. 1806, d. 28 Dec 1876
MotherSusanna Wilkins b. 10 Mar 1811, d. 21 Apr 1895
     Henry Hollibone was born on 28 January 1834 at Willingdon, Sussex, England. He was the son of Henry Hollibone and Susanna Wilkins.
Henry Hollibone was baptized on 5 April 1835 at Willingdon, Sussex, England.
Henry Hollibone died on 19 August 1881 at Corowa, New South Wales, Australia, at age 47.

Jane Hollibone

b. 23 January 1832
FatherHenry Hollibone b. 1806, d. 28 Dec 1876
MotherSusanna Wilkins b. 10 Mar 1811, d. 21 Apr 1895
     Jane Hollibone was baptized on 23 January 1832 at Willingdon, Sussex, England. She was the daughter of Henry Hollibone and Susanna Wilkins.
Jane Hollibone was buried on 29 January 1832 at Willingdon, Sussex, England.

Jane Hollibone

b. 1848
FatherHenry Hollibone b. 1806, d. 28 Dec 1876
MotherSusanna Wilkins b. 10 Mar 1811, d. 21 Apr 1895
     Jane Hollibone was born in 1848 at Bexhill, Sussex, England. She was the daughter of Henry Hollibone and Susanna Wilkins.
Jane Hollibone married William Thomas Floate circa 1870 at Sussex, England.

Family

William Thomas Floate b. 1848
Marriage*
Jane Hollibone married William Thomas Floate circa 1870 at Sussex, England

John Hollibone

b. 9 November 1832
FatherHenry Hollibone b. 1806, d. 28 Dec 1876
MotherSusanna Wilkins b. 10 Mar 1811, d. 21 Apr 1895
     John Hollibone was baptized on 9 November 1832 at Willingdon, Sussex, England. He was the son of Henry Hollibone and Susanna Wilkins.
John Hollibone was buried on 11 November 1832 at Willingdon, Sussex, England.

John Hollibone

b. 1773, d. 1862
     John Hollibone was born in 1773 at Willingdon, Sussex, England.
John Hollibone married Elizabeth Manser on 10 March 1798 at Willingdon, Sussex, England.
John Hollibone died in 1862 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England.

Family

Elizabeth Manser
Marriage*
John Hollibone married Elizabeth Manser on 10 March 1798 at Willingdon, Sussex, England
Children

Mary Hollibone

b. 18 November 1838
FatherHenry Hollibone b. 1806, d. 28 Dec 1876
MotherSusanna Wilkins b. 10 Mar 1811, d. 21 Apr 1895
     Mary Hollibone was baptized on 18 November 1838 at Willingdon, Sussex, England. She was the daughter of Henry Hollibone and Susanna Wilkins.

Robert Hollibone

b. 1822, d. 1873
FatherJohn Hollibone b. 1773, d. 1862
MotherElizabeth Manser
     Robert Hollibone was born in 1822 at Willingdon, Sussex, England. He was the son of John Hollibone and Elizabeth Manser.
Robert Hollibone married Harriet Honeysett in 1859 at Sussex, England.
Robert Hollibone left a will made on 27 June 1867 at Lewes, Sussex, England.
This is the last Will and Testament of me Robert Hollibone made this Twenty Seventh day of June Eighteen Hundred and Sixty Seven as follows. I give devise and bequeath all my messuages lands and hereditaments and all my household furniture ready money securities for money. money received by Life Assurance, goods and chattels and all my real and personal estate and effects whatsoever and wheresoever unto my dear wife Harriett Hollibone her heirs executors administrators and assigns to and for their and her own absolute and benefit according to the nature and quality thereof respectively, subject only to the payment of my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses and the charges and expenses of proving and registering this my will. AND I appoint my said wife sole EXECUTRIX of this my will and hereby revoke all other wills. In witness whereof I have hereunder set my hand the day and year above written.... Robert Hollibone.... Signed published and acknowledges by the said Robert Hollibone as and for his last Will and Testament who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witness ....John Elliott....Thomas Golobed....Mill Land House, Herstmonceux....Gentlemen.
Codicil I give and bequeath to Charles Hollibone son of Henry Hollibone of Hailsham or his Heirs after the death of my wife Harriett Holibone the double dwelling cottage and garden with two pieces or parcels of land thereto attached situate in Magham Down in the Parish of Hailsham in the County of Sussex ....Robert Hollibone .... signed published and acknowledged by the said Robert Hollibone as for his last Will and Testament who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses .... Henry Potter .... Naomi Rushman witnesses. Dated this 27th day of May 1871.
(Affidavit of due execution filed in the District of Lewes)
Extracted by R D Wilkins December 2015 from file source ACC 5902/41/2 records of Messrs Blaker and Son Solicitors of Lewes located in the East Sussex Records Office, The Keep, Brighton.
File includes further details of property / land transactions prior to date of will.
On an admission document (presumably for Harriott) dated 18/6/1874 the land is described as .... All that piece of land situate at Magham Down in the Parish of Hailsham in the County of Sussex containing by admeasurements one rood more or less abutting to the last described tenement on the North to the old Turn Pike Road leading from Lewes to Battle on the South and South East to land late belonging to Richard Barratt on the East and to land granted to Ann Easton widow on the West.
Another document dated 1880 states Cottage and 6 roods of land lying and being in Hailsham and formerly Bowdens in the manor of Gotham. A tax document dated 1880 values same at £180.
Robert Hollibone died in 1873 at Sussex, England.

Family

Harriet Honeysett
Marriage*
Robert Hollibone married Harriet Honeysett in 1859 at Sussex, England

Susannah Hollibone

b. 1837, d. 1912
FatherHenry Hollibone b. 1806, d. 28 Dec 1876
MotherSusanna Wilkins b. 10 Mar 1811, d. 21 Apr 1895
     Susannah Hollibone was born in 1837 at Sussex, England. She was the daughter of Henry Hollibone and Susanna Wilkins.
Susannah Hollibone was baptized on 21 May 1837 at Willingdon, Sussex, England.
Susannah Hollibone married William Birch on 8 April 1858 at St Mary, Hailsham, Sussex, England.
Susannah Hollibone left a will made on 4 October 1910 at Lewes, Sussex, England.
I give all my plates linen china glass books pictures prints wearing apparel watches chains jewellery furniture and other household effects to my sister Jane Floate of Arcadia Haywards Heath Road, Haywards Heath aforesaid wife of William Thomas Floate absolutely free of all duties, And also I give to my sister Jane Floate the sum of £100 free of all duties.
I give to my sister Mary Wilkins Bowrah of Ashford Kent wife of John Bowrah the sum of £50 free of all duties.
I give to Alice Birch wife of my son William Hollibone Birch of Footscray ,Victoria, Australia the sum of £500 free of all duties.
I declare that all and singular the copyhold hereditaments of which I may be seized or which I may have power to dispose by this my will shall with all convenient speed after my decease be sold by the Trustees or Trustee and in order to facilitate such sale I give and devise my said copyhold hereditaments unto and to the use of such person or persons and for such estate and estates as the Trustee or Trustees shall by deed appoint and in default of such appointed unto and to the use of the Trustee or Trustees herein before named the heirs and assigns upon trust to carry such sale into effect.
I give devise and bequeath all and singular my freehold real estate and also, all the rest residue and remainder of my personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever of or to which I may die seized or entitled to unto the Trustee or Trustees here before named UPON TRUST that the Trustee or Trustees do and shall as soon as conveniently may be after my decease shall sell my said freehold real estate together with such parts of my said residuary personal estate as may be saleable and do and shall call in and compel payment of all such parts of my said personal estate as may consist of money or securities for money and do and shall possessed of the proceeds arising from the sale conversion and collection of my said personal estate and such parts thereof as shall consist of money (hereinafter called the residuary trust fund).
Upon the trusts following (that is to say) As to one fifth part of the residuary trust fund UPON TRUST for my niece Annie Gough (daughter of my late sister Emily Phillips) of Little Malvern in the County of Worcester. Wife of Charles Gough absolutely if she shall survive me but if she the said Annie Gough shall die in my life time leaving a child or children who shall survive me and being male attain the age of twenty-one years or being female attain that age or marry under the age of twenty-one then UPON TRUST for such a child and children and if more than one in equal shares. But if my said niece Annie Gough shall die in my life time without leaving a child or children who shall attain a vested interest in the said one fifth part of the residuary trust fund then and in that event the said one fifth part shall go in aid and augmentation of the remaining four-fifth parts of the residuary trust funds herein after disposed of, And as to the remaining four-fifth parts of the residuary trust fund UPON TRUST for my said son William Hollibone Birch absolutely.
Provided always and I declare that if the said William Hollibone Birch shall die in my life time leaving a child or children who shall survive me and being male attain the age of twenty-one years or being female attain that age or marry under that age then in such case the last mentioned child or children shall take (and if more than one equally between them) the parts as well original as accrued which my said son would have taken of and in the residual trust funds had he survived me.
I declare that the Trustee or Trustees may let any hereditaments for the time being remaining unsold either from year to year for any term of years of such rents and upon such terms as the Trustee or Trustees shall think fit and may accept surrenders of leases or tenancies thereof and generally manage the same as the Trustee or Trustees shall think fit.
I declare that every Trustee or Executor of this my Will who is or maybe of the profession of Solicitor may be employed to transact business or to do any act of whatever nature required to be done in reference to my estate and shall be entitled to charge and be paid for all professional and other charges for any business or act done by him or his firm in connection with the trust including acts which an Executor or Trustee could have done personally.
And lastly I revoke all former wills made by me.
IN WITNESS whereof I the said Susannah Birch the testatrix have to this my last Will and Testament contained in three sheets of paper set my hand this 4th day of October 1910 .... Susannah Birch ....
Signed and acknowledged by the said Susannah Birch Testatrix as and for her last Will and Testament in the presence of each other have hereunder subscribed our names as witnesses .... Albert Barnard and.... Wm Martin.
Clerks to Messrs Blaker and Son Solicitors of Lewes.
Executors were Reginald Blaker and Harold Montagu Blaker of Lewes
(Transcribed by Ralph D Wilkins on 11.12.2015 from original file BLA/ACC 5902/6 located in the East Sussex Record Office, The Keep, Brighton, East Sussex.)
Susannah Hollibone died in 1912 at Sussex, England.
By 1914 final balances distributed were :-
One fifth share to Annie Gough = £413 4s 4d
Four fifths share to William Hollibone Birch = £2066 12s 0d.

Below is a list of known investments at date of the Will, all were sold following the death of Susannah in 1912:
13 Shares of £20 £5 paid in London County and Westminster Bank
22 Shares of £5 fully paid in Buenos Ayres Tramway Co Ltd
£ 90 of stock in Peruvian Corp Ltd
150 shares of 5/- fully paid in New Kempinkote Gold Field Ltd
£90 stock in The New York Pennsylvania and Ohio Trust
20 x £10 shares in Hailsham Water Corp
£100 stock in Midland Railway Co
10 x £10 shares in West Indian and Panama Telegraph Co
160 x 2/6d shares in The Champion Ruf Gold Mining Co
£240 capital stock in the South Indian Railway Co
102 x 10/- shares in Mysore Gold Mining Co
£220 in Brazilian Bonds
£200 in Uruguayan Bonds
Land and cottages at Magham Down Near Hailsham (these also appear in the Will of Robert and Harriett Hollibone dated 27th June 1867 which following Harrietts death would pass to Charles Hollibone.)

Family

William Birch b. 7 Mar 1830, d. 12 May 1860
Marriage*
Susannah Hollibone married William Birch on 8 April 1858 at St Mary, Hailsham, Sussex, England
Child

Walter Hollibone

b. 1851, d. 19 August 1929
FatherHenry Hollibone b. 1806, d. 28 Dec 1876
MotherSusanna Wilkins b. 10 Mar 1811, d. 21 Apr 1895
     Walter Hollibone was born in 1851 at Willingdon, Sussex, England. He was the son of Henry Hollibone and Susanna Wilkins.
Walter Hollibone married Emma Wilkins, daughter of James Wilkins and Ellen Wise, in 1876 at Victoria, Australia.
Walter Hollibone died on 19 August 1929 at Daylesford, Victoria, Australia.

Family

Emma Wilkins b. 1857, d. 7 Apr 1931
Marriage*
Walter Hollibone married Emma Wilkins, daughter of James Wilkins and Ellen Wise, in 1876 at Victoria, Australia

Hannah Holliday

b. circa 1827
FatherJohn Holliday b. c 1771, d. b 1851
MotherMary Little b. 2 Oct 1790
     Hannah Holliday was born circa 1827 at Cumberland, England.1 She was the daughter of John Holliday and Mary Little.
Hannah Holliday was baptized on 16 September 1827 at Kirklinton, Cumberland, England.2

Citations

  1. [S67] 1841 Census for England "HO107 piece 170 folio 8/3 page 16."
  2. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "GS Film number: 1472355, Reference ID: item 18 p 102."

Hannah Holliday

b. circa 1849
FatherWilliam Holliday b. 6 Jul 1820
MotherJane (?) b. c 1822
     Hannah Holliday was born circa 1849 at Dalton, Lancashire, England.1 She was the daughter of William Holliday and Jane (?)

Citations

  1. [S16] 1851 Census for England "HO107 piece 2432 folio 171 page 1."

Jane Holliday

b. circa 1829
FatherJohn Holliday b. c 1771, d. b 1851
MotherMary Little b. 2 Oct 1790
     Jane Holliday was born circa 1829 at Kingston, Cumberland, England.1,2 She was the daughter of John Holliday and Mary Little.
Jane Holliday was baptized on 15 April 1831 at Kirklinton, Cumberland, England.3
Jane Holliday was a dressmaker on 30 March 1851.2

Citations

  1. [S67] 1841 Census for England "HO107 piece 170 folio 8/3 page 16."
  2. [S16] 1851 Census for England "HO107 piece 2431 folio 32 page 56."
  3. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "GS Film number: 90638."

John Holliday

b. circa 1771, d. before 1851
     John Holliday was born circa 1771 at Cumberland, England.1
John Holliday married Mary Little, daughter of William Little and Hannah Watson, on 2 January 1816 at Kirklinton, Cumberland, England.2
John Holliday was a farm labourer on 7 June 1841.1
On 7 June 1841 John Holliday and Mary Little lived at White Close Gate, Tarraby, Stanwix, Cumberland, England.1
John Holliday died before 1851.3

Family

Mary Little b. 2 Oct 1790
Marriage*
John Holliday married Mary Little, daughter of William Little and Hannah Watson, on 2 January 1816 at Kirklinton, Cumberland, England.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S67] 1841 Census for England "HO107 piece 170 folio 8/3 page 16."
  2. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "GS Film number: 90638."
  3. [S16] 1851 Census for England "HO107 piece 2431 folio 32 page 56."

Joseph Holliday

b. 1 January 1823
FatherJohn Holliday b. c 1771, d. b 1851
MotherMary Little b. 2 Oct 1790
     Joseph Holliday was baptized on 1 January 1823 at Kirklinton, Cumberland, England.1 He was the son of John Holliday and Mary Little.

Citations

  1. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "GS Film number: 1472355, Reference ID: item 18 p 72."

Margaret Holliday

b. circa 1848
FatherWilliam Holliday b. 6 Jul 1820
MotherJane (?) b. c 1822
     Margaret Holliday was born circa 1848 at Dalton, Lancashire, England.1 She was the daughter of William Holliday and Jane (?)

Citations

  1. [S16] 1851 Census for England "HO107 piece 2432 folio 171 page 1."

Mary Holliday

b. 20 February 1825
FatherJohn Holliday b. c 1771, d. b 1851
MotherMary Little b. 2 Oct 1790
     Mary Holliday was baptized on 20 February 1825 at Kirklinton, Cumberland, England.1 She was the daughter of John Holliday and Mary Little.

Citations

  1. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "GS Film number: 1472355, Reference ID: item 18 p 88."

Mary Holliday

b. circa 1845
FatherWilliam Holliday b. 6 Jul 1820
MotherJane (?) b. c 1822
     Mary Holliday was born circa 1845 at Bromfield, Cumberland, England.1 She was the daughter of William Holliday and Jane (?)

Citations

  1. [S16] 1851 Census for England "HO107 piece 2432 folio 171 page 1."

Thomas Holliday

b. circa 1835
FatherJohn Holliday b. c 1771, d. b 1851
MotherMary Little b. 2 Oct 1790
     Thomas Holliday was born circa 1835 at Tarraby, Carlisle, Cumberland, England.1,2 He was the son of John Holliday and Mary Little.
Thomas Holliday was baptized on 1 April 1835 at Stanwix, Cumberland, England.3

Citations

  1. [S67] 1841 Census for England "HO107 piece 170 folio 8/3 page 16."
  2. [S16] 1851 Census for England "HO107 piece 2431 folio 32 page 56."
  3. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "GS Film number: 1472284, Reference ID: 136."

William Holliday

b. 6 July 1820
FatherJohn Holliday b. c 1771, d. b 1851
MotherMary Little b. 2 Oct 1790
     William Holliday was baptized on 6 July 1820 at Kirklinton, Cumberland, England.1 He was the son of John Holliday and Mary Little.
William Holliday married Jane (?) circa 1845 at Cumberland, England.
On 30 March 1851 William Holliday and Jane (?) lived at South End, Wigton, Cumberland, England.2

Family

Jane (?) b. c 1822
Marriage*
William Holliday married Jane (?) circa 1845 at Cumberland, England
Children

Citations

  1. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "GS Film number: 1472355, Reference ID: item 18 p 54."
  2. [S16] 1851 Census for England "HO107 piece 2432 folio 171 page 1."