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The Hollyman family - London, Buckinghamshire and Sussex

The story of the Hollyman family, starting in the 19th century in London, attempting to link London, Buckinghamshire and Sussex Hollyman families.

Hollyman index

James Hollyman (Holliman in 1841) is from Cuddington. He is born about 1809, and sometime before the 1841 census, he is in Newington, London and then moves to Brighton. He is also married to a Brighton girl. What is also interesting is that in the 1841 census, he is listed as an Independant, which suggests he is living on his own means. Here is his life through the census entries:

The first possible clue is a James Hollyman (Holliman in 1841) from Cuddington. He is born about 1809, and sometime before the 1841 census, he is in Newington, London and then moves to Brighton. He is also married to a Brighton girl. What is also interesting is that in the 1841 census, he is listed as an Independant, which suggests he is living on his own means.

Sometime about 1841, thay are either in London or Brighton!! They appear to be in Newington, in London. James is an Independent, which suggest he has come into some money at this time (maybe from an estate).

1841/James Holliman/Independant/25/../Census
1841/Frances Holliman/../25/../Census
1841/Robert Holliman/../5/../Census
1841/George Holliman/../2/../Census
1841/William Holliman/../1/../Census

In 1851, we have James & Frances Hollyman, in Brighton.

4 Brunswick Court
1851/James Hollyman/General Labourer/42/Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire/Census
1851/Frances Hollyman/Wife/37/Brighton, Sussex/Census
1851/George Hollyman/Son, Errand Boy/14/London, Middlesex/Census
1851/William Hollyman/Son/11/London, Middlesex/Census
1851/Elizabeth Hollyman/Daughter/9/Brighton, Sussex/Census
1851/Emily Hollyman/Daughter/7/Brighton, Sussex/Census
1851/Thomas Hollyman/Son/5/Brighton, Sussex/Census
1861/Richard Hollyman/Son/5 months/Brighton, Sussex/Census


By 1861, the home is in Mitcham:

Railway Gate House, Mitcham
1861/James Hollyman/Railway Gate Porter/57/Cuddington, Buckinghamshire/Census
1861/Frances Hollyman/Wife/49/Brighton, Sussex/Census
1861/Elizabeth Hollyman/Daughter, Servant/19/Brighton, Sussex/Census
1861/Thomas Hollyman/Son/13/Brighton, Sussex/Census
1861/Richard Hollyman/Son/10/Brighton, Sussex/Census
1861/Anne Amelia Hollyman/Daughter/7/Brighton, Sussex/Census

By 1871, they are back in Brighton
1871/James Hollyman/Head/61/Cuddington, Buckinghamshire/Census
1871/Frances Hollyman/Wife/57/Brighton, Sussex/Census
1871/Elizabeth Hollyman/Daughter, Housemaid/29/Brighton, Sussex/Census
1871/Thomas Hollyman/Son, Letter Carrier/23/Brighton, Sussex/Census
1871/Alice Hollyman/Daughter in Law, Dressmaker/22/Cheddington, Surrey/Census

In 1881 at 9 Dinapore Street
1881/James Hollyman/Head, Widow/71/Cuddington, Buckinghamshire/Census
1881/Thomas Hollyman/Grandson/9/Brighton, Sussex/Census
1881/Emily Hollyman/Grand Daughter/8/Brighton, Sussex/Census
1881/Charles Hollyman/Grandson/7/Brighton, Sussex/Census
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7 Lewes Street
1891/James Hollyman/Head, Widow/81/Cuddington, Buckinghamshire/Census
1891/Elizabeth Triggs/Daughter, widow/49/Brighton, Sussex/Census
1891/Thomas J Hollyman/Grandson, Printer Compositor/19/Brighton, Sussex/Census
1891/Elizabeth J Triggs/Grand Daughter/10/Brighton, Sussex/Census
1891/Emily J J Triggs/Grand Daughter/8/Brighton, Sussex/Census



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