Sarah Hoyland

Female4 April 1708–8 August 1861

Brief Life History of Sarah

Sarah Hoyland was christened on 4 April 1708, in Pontefract, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of John Hoyland and Margaret 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

Sources (4)

  • Sarah Hoyland, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Sarah Hoyland, "England, Yorkshire, Bishop's Transcripts, 1547-1957"
  • Sarah Hoyland in entry for Bryan Thompson, "England, Yorkshire, Bishop's Transcripts, 1547-1957"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 February 1729Pontefract, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    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

    English (Yorkshire and Derbyshire): habitational name from any of the four places of this name in southern Yorkshire: Nether and Upper Hoyland (in Wath upon Dearne), High Hoyland (in Barnsley), and Hoyland Swaine (in Penistone). The placenames all derive from Old English hōh ‘heel, spur of land’ + land ‘land’.

    Norwegian (Høyland): habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, notably in southwestern Norway, named in Old Norse as Heyland, from hey ‘hay’ + land ‘(piece of) land, farmstead’. Compare Highland , Hoiland , and Hyland .

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

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