Rebecca Holland

1860–Female
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Holland was born in 1860, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Holland, was 34 and her mother, Ann Nicholson, was 34. She lived in Brightside Bierlow, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861.

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Family Time Line

Charles Holland
1826–1873
Ann Nicholson
1826–1874
Margaret Holland
1850–1875
Anne Maria Holland
1852–1878
Mary Ellen Holland
1856–1872
John Holland
1854–
Charles Holland
1858–1877
Rebecca Holland
1860–
John Joseph Holland Sr.
1863–1905

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 3

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
1884

Age 24

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 48

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÓileáin, a variant of Ó hAoláin, from a form of Faolán (with loss of the initial F-), a personal name representing a diminutive of faol ‘wolf’. Compare Whelan .2 English and Scottish: habitational name from Holland, a division of Lincolnshire, or any of the eight villages in various parts of England so called, from Old English hōh ‘ridge’ + land ‘land’. The Scottish name may also be from places called Holland in Orkney, Houlland in Shetland, Hollandbush in Stirlingshire, and Holland-Hirst in the parish of Kirkintilloch.3 English, German, Jewish (Ashkenazic), Danish, and Dutch: regional name from Holland, a province of the Netherlands.

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

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Story Highlight

History of Ann Nicholson Holland (1826-1874) and her family.

Footnotes as noted in parentheses ( ) at end of document. Ann Nicholson was the third child of William Nicholson and Maria Cawkwell and was born 29 Jun 1826. Although listed in family records and her …

Sources (1)

  • Rebecca Holland in household of Charles Holland, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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