Name: Cuthbert Holdsworth 1
Residence: Sowerby, Halifax, Yorkshire
Change Date: 15 MAR 2013
Cuthbert Holdsworth of Stubbing.
Stubbing was in Sowerby.
A Cuthbert Haldsworth (sic) was b about 1558 Of Stubbin, Lancashire. (IGI submitted - presumably taken from Visitation?)
A Cuthbert Holdsworth was bapt 22 Nov 1572 Sowerby (IGI submitted).
IGI register Extract has Cuthbert Haldesworth bapt 22 Nov 1572 Halifax, son of George H.
There was a Haldsworth family at Ashday Hall, Southowram (which is next to Sowerby).
In 1661/2 [or 1601?] a Cuthbert Holdsworth was guardian of Alexander Scofeld, illigitimate son of Cuthbert Scofeld of Scofeld (or Schofield Hall, Rochdale)
The only mention I can find of any Holdworth of Sowerby is to this Cuthbert, in the Parker pedigree, except for the 20 June 1508 will of a John Holdsworth of Sowerby in ?Halifax Wills: Being Abstracts and Translations of the Wills Registered at ..- 1904?
Try ?Yorkshire pedigrees?, John William Walker, 1944 p221.
Cuthbert Scofield?s illegitimate son Alexander Scofield, under the guardianship of Cuthbert Holdsworth, sued his cousin Gerrard in 1601 for the Manor of the Holt in Butterworth, Lancs.Page: p 228
- Elizabeth Holdsworth
- Type: Web Site
Title: Stirnet Genealogy
Author: Patrick Barns-Graham
- Type: Book
Periodical: Visitation of Lancashire & part of Cheshire