Sarah Hoyland

4 April 1708–8 August 1861
Pontefract, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

Sarah Hoyland was christened on 4 April 1708, in Pontefract, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of John Hoyland and Morgeret Marshall. She married Bryan John Thompson on 3 February 1729, in Pontefract, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 8 August 1861, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 153.

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Bryan John Thompson
Sarah Hoyland
Marriage: 3 February 1729
Ann Thompson
john thompson
william thompson
Bryan Thompson
Sarah Thompson
Thomas Thompson

Spouse and Children

3 February 1729
Pontefract, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    John Hoyland


    Morgeret Marshall




World Events (4)


The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English (South Yorkshire): habitational name from any of various places in South Yorkshire named with Old English hōh ‘hill spur’ + land ‘(cultivated) land’.2 English: variant of Holland 1.3 Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, notably in southwestern Norway, named in Old Norse as Heyland, from hey ‘hay’ + land ‘(piece of) land’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Sarah Hoyland, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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