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Re: Grandpa's Church was Knocknamuckley

Lindsay Holland (View posts)
Posted: 4 Apr 2006 7:23PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Holland,Fulton, wilson
Yes definately our mob!

regards lindsay


1. Robert Holland of Bleary 1 was born2 on 12 Aug 1780 in Co. Down, Ireland. He died on 13 May 1862 in Bleary, Co Down N Ireland.

Tythe applotment book
two Robert Hollands listed in Bleary in 1834

not listed in griffiths must have died before census in 1863
died 1862 according to James

see frackleton geneology


Robert married Eleanor Fulton of Bleary daughter of John Fulton of Ballyleany and Mary Frackleton of Lisnasure on 10 Nov 1825 in Newmills Presbyterian Church Magheralin, Co Down, N. Ireland. Eleanor was born on 16 Apr 1802 in Ballyleany, Moira, Co Down. She died about 1845 in Bleary Co Down.

a Relative is Samuel Campbell

according to James Holland ,Eleanor his mother mother died in childbirth.


Robert and Eleanor had the following children:

+ 2 M i. John Holland of Bleary was born on 6 May 1826.

+ 3 F ii. Maryanne Holland of Bleary was born on 8 Jul 1828.

+ 4 M iii. Robert Holland of Bleary was born on 24 Jun 1833.

+ 5 M iv. Samuel Holland of Ashburton was born on 21 Aug 1835. He died on 17 Jul 1917.

+ 6 M v. James Frackleton Holland of Kaiapoi was born on 17 Apr 1837. He died on 11 May 1916.

7 vi. William George Holland of Bleary died young was born on 9 Jun 1839 in Bleary. William died on 15 Feb 1842 in Bleary.

8 F vii. Margaret Holland of Bleary died young was born on 23 Sep 1841 in Bleary. She died on 15 Mar 1844 in Bleary.

9 M viii. Hugh Holland of Bleary died young was born on 19 Oct 1843 in Bleary Down. He died on 24 Jun 1858.


Second Generation

2. John Holland of Bleary (Robert) was born on 6 May 1826 in Bleary, Waringstown Down.

witness at wedding of sister MaryAnne

Wife Jane Holland not directly related, (Frackleton Gen)


John married (Mary?) Jane holland daughter of John Holland co Down on 18 Sep 1854 in Dromore. (Mary?) was born on 9 Jun 1832 in Down..

They had the following children:

10 M i. Robert Holland was born on 28 Feb 1855 in Bleary, Lurgan.

11 ii. Margaret Holland died young was born on 16 Apr 1857 in Bleary, Lurgan. Margaret died on 10 Jul 1864 in Bleary, Lurgan.

12 F iii. Mary Jane Holland died young was born on 20 Sep 1858 in Bleary, Lurgan. She died on 3 Apr 1860 in Bleary, Lurgan.

13 F iv. Marianne Holland was born on 16 Nov 1859 in Bleary, Lurgan.

14 M v. John Holland was born on 20 Dec 1861 in Bleary, Lurgan.

15 M vi. Samuel Holland of Waringstown was born on 11 Jan 1865 in Bleary, Waringstown Down.

+ 16 M vii. Andrew Holland was born on 1 Mar 1867.

17 M viii. Isaiah (Isaih) Holland was born on 5/20 Jun 1869/1868 in Bleary, Lurgan.

HOLLAND, Isaih Birth Sex: Male
Birth Date: 20 Nov 1868 Birthplace: Waringstown, Down, Ire
Recorded in: Civil Registration for Ireland
Father: John HOLLAND
Mother: Mary Jane HOLLAND
Source: FHL Number 101180 Dates: 1869-1869 Note: 781

McCready gives the name Isaiah, b 5 June 1869


18 M ix. James Holland was born on 10/14 Jul 1871/1870 in Bleary, Lurgan.

HOLLAND, James Birth Sex: Male
Birth Date: 14 May 1870 Birthplace: Waringstown, Down, Ire
Recorded in: Civil Registration for Ireland
Father: John HOLLAND
Mother: Jane HOLLAND
Source: FHL Number 101210 Dates: 1870-1870 Note: 744

McCready gives date 10 JUly 1871


19 F x. Elizabeth Holland was born on 15 Sep 1873 in Bleary, Lurgan.

3. Maryanne Holland of Bleary (Robert) was born on 8 Jul 1828 in Bleary, Co Down, Ireland.

the witnesses at the wedding were John Holland and John Holland, that is correct, and the
minister was Thomas Lowry. Mary Ann could not write her name and signed with
a cross.
Father Robert would have been 70 when she married one John may have been the elder brother the
other the husbands father or a cousin.



Maryanne married James Wilson son of Thomas Wilson about 9/28 Apr 1849/1850 in Tullylish, Down, Ireland. James was born on 25 Apr 1825 in Ballydugan, Gilford. He died after 1878.

"9th April James WILSON, aged 22 bachelor, weaver of Ballydougan
in the parish of Tullylish son of Thomas WILSON, farmer
married Mary Ann HOLLAND aged 20 a spinster of Bleery in the
parish of Tullylish daughter of Robert HOLLAND."


James and Maryanne had the following children:

20 F i. Mary Ann Wilson was born on 29 May 1852 in Ballydangan. She was christened in Oct 1852 in Newmills Pby Church, Ballydougan. She died on 25 Jun 1859.

21 M ii. Robert Wilson was born on 24 May 1855 in Ballydangan. He was christened in Jun 1855 in Newmill Pby Church, Ballydougan.

22 M iii. Thomas Henry Wilson died young was born on 1 Apr 1858 in Ballydangan. He was christened on 13 Jun 1858 in Newmills Pby Church, Ballydougan. He died on 17 Sep 1859.

Name: Thomas Henry WILSON
Sex: M
Birth: ABT. MAY 1858
Note: From the baptism list from the Newmills church: Thomas Henry
Wilson, son of James and Mary Ann, Ballydougan, baptized June 1858

Father: James WILSON b: ABT. 1827
Mother: Mary Ann HOLLAND b: ABT. 1829


23 F iv. Martha Jane Wilson was born on 6 May 1861 in Ballydangan. She was christened in Jul 1861 in Newmills Pby Church, Ballydougan.

24 F v. Ellenor Wilson was born on 12 Aug 1863 in Ballydougan. She was christened in Aug 1863 in Newmills Pby Church, Ballydougan.

25 F vi. Margaret Wilson was born on 6 Jun 1866 in Waringstown. She was christened in Jul 1866 in Newmills Pby Church, Ballydougan.

an extract from the records of the Ballydougan School for 8 may 1882 shows a
Margaret Wilson age 14 , presbyterian, daughter of a grocer. = b 1868


26 F vii. Elizabeth Wilson was born on 16 Jun 1868 in Ballydougan. She was christened in Sep 1868 in Newmills Pby Church, Ballydougan.

27 F viii. Rachael Wilson was born on 9 Aug 1870 in Ballydougan. She was christened in Feb 1871 in Newmills Pby Church, Ballydougan.

Roll of Ballydougan School for 7 dec 1880 Rachel Wilson age 10, presbyterian of
Ballydougan, father a grocer = b 1870


28 M ix. James Henry Wilson was born about Apr 1872 in Ballydangan. He was christened in May 1872 in Newmills Pby Church, Ballydougan. He died on 16 Aug 1873.

29 M x. David Wilson was born on 8 Jan 1875 in Ballydangan. He died about 10 Aug 1878.

in dec 1880 a David Wilson age 6 Presbyterian of Ballydougan, was at Ballydougan /
school, father a grocer. b= 1884


4. Robert Holland of Bleary (Robert) was born on 24 Jun 1833.

not listed in griffiths may have left before 1863

A Robert Holland was a witnes to a wedding between Lewis Hamilton = Margaret Findlay 24 dec 1858
Tullylish, the married couple came to NZ. the other witness Ann Hamilton.


Robert married Caroline Whaley of Portadown daughter of Jonathon Whaley or Whalley of Breagh and Jane Gardner on 26 Jul 1874. Caroline was born on 14 Mar 1851 in Portadown, Armagh.
No record of this family has been found yet.


Robert and Caroline are reputed to have had the following children:

30 i. unknown Holland was born on 12 Nov 1874 in Waringstown.

31 F ii. Emmy Holland was born on 26 Sep 1875.

32 iii. James Edward Holland was born on 20 Jun 1877.

33 F iv. Lucinda Holland was born on 2 Aug 1879.

5. Samuel Holland of Ashburton (Robert) was born on 21 Aug 1835 in Bleary Co.Down N.Ireland. He died on 17 Jul 1917 in Ashburton. He was buried in Area 28 plot 35 Ashburton Cemetary.

Educated at Clare or Bleary Schools , small schools supported by pupils based in the townlands of Clare &
Bleary

Not in Griffiths left before 1863 census.
Left London 21 Sept 1863 on ship" Canterbury", arrived Lyttleton 10 Jan 1864,

arrived on the ship "Canterbury" ref 1M CH 4/55

Samuel assisted by Cant Provincial Govt
Promisory note No 4, 17 September 1863 , £ 14.00.0
Total cost of passage for Samuel & Lucinda Holland age 25, 19 £ 26.12.0
Cash paid £ 10.00.0, Subsidy from Government £2.12.0
Promisory note £14.00.0

Samuel had a friend on board from Down, Samuel McCleary & Elizabeth nee Wilson, (Father Sam
McCleary and mother Mary Ann Doak). Married 8 sept 1863 just before emigrating.


Samuel married Lucinda Warwick daughter of Moses Warwick of Boardmills and Eliza Duke(s) (Or possibly Duck) on 16 Jan 1863 in Tullylish , Co Down. Lucinda was born on 26 Feb 1844 in Clare Waringstown, N. Ireland. She died on 5 Oct 1884 in Flemmington, Ashburton.


arrived on the ship "Canterbury" 1 March 1863, ref 1M CH 4/55''

Married in the presence of Joshua Warwick, brother ? unkle? cousin?


6. James Frackleton Holland of Kaiapoi (Robert) was born on 17 Apr 1837 in Bleery County Down Ireland. He died on 11 May 1916 in Kaiapoi. He was buried on 15 May 1916 in Kaiapoi Public Cemetary.

James Holland age 28 arr Mermaid 8 jan 1869 Cost of Passage pnds15.00.00, Cash paid pnds 8.00.00,
subsidy from government pnds 6.10.0

B.5 : James Holland, Brother of Samuel born in Bleary, County Down in 1842, died in 1917, married (1°)
Ann Jane Whallay, the 10 March 1874 in NZ, (2°) Hilda Marion Thornton, in 1910 in Kaiapoi.
(Notes : griffiths valuations ,tennant of Robert Holland
Educated at Clare School
4th son of Mr Robert Holland,
Came out on Ship Mermaid in 1868
Employed by Marmaduke Dixon of Irwell untill 1873 married 1874, bride age 25

Married in Chch Presbyterian church, register
James Holland 29 batch m 10 mar 1874 , ann jane Whaley spin
witness David Henderson, St Asaph st chch, Gardner., Isabella McColl
Rev Charles Frazer om

Entered partnership with Brother Samuel, in posession of Ivy Farm Kaiapoi Island, bought out Brother
Samuel and bought 50 ac farm "Bloomdale" at Ohoka
James and Hilda Murdered 11 may 1917 by persons unknown.
has 5 children)
had one further child Cyrl by second wife
Will left wife Marion £150, Son William £100, and Son Robert £100, rest of estate to Samuel Fulton
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