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This is a summary in date order of the information contained within. The wills recorded in Rochdale Library. Wills are a great source of major bequests to close relatvies, personal estate assets and liabilites.
1600 - 1649
14.2.1604 Ralph Holt, gentleman Collecloughe Co Lanc wife Clemence (inventory -Roger Holt)
25.10.1604 Francis Holt of Gristlehurst Bury sons Thomas and Ralph, d Ann and Elizabeth, John Holt of Stubley, Edward and Ellin. John Holt of Stubley was a friend and one of the executors of Francis Holt of Gristlehursts will. The total of debts owed by Francis was 314 (Admon. 27.10.1617)
9.1.1605 Richard Holte, schoolmaster >Grammar school, Rochdale wife Margaret and unborn child. Richard son of James Holt cousin Arthure. Burial Rochdale churchyard. Mr Holte the younger of Ashworth a friend and executor of Richards will.
20.9.1609 Robert Holte, the younger of Assheworth, gentleman Co Lanc wife Dorothy,sons Richard and Robte d Marie and step-d(wife previously married to John Hopwood) brother William, sister Anne, cousin Thomas. father-in-law Sir Richard Assheton knight, brother in law John Holte. Father Robte of Assheworth esquire was an executor. Burial Middleton Church
20.4.1609 Anthonie Holt, bachelor Spotland Father Ottiwell, brother Alexander sister Jane, nephew John, neices. Alice,Marie,Dorothie and Grace uncles Robte and James, cousins Gabriell and David, godchildren John, Grace and Arthur
6.6.1610 Adam Holte, Innkeeper Rachdall wife Marie, sons Adam, Charles and Edmund, brother Richard. Henrie Holt (probably Henrye) and Richd Holt of Whittle. Executors friends Henrye Holt of Castleton. Burial Rochdale churchyard
1617 Francis Holt Gristehurst
30.4.1617 Margaret Holte, Widow Greave, Spotland Sons Edward (eldest), James and Daniell. Burial Rochdale churchyard
9.4.1618 Edmund Hoult Outlane, Rochdale wife Sussana, children Edmunde John, Alize and Marie. Executor brother James. Samuel H and others owed him money. Burial in Rochdale churchyard
5.4.1621 Adam Holte, gentleman Lower Place wife Elizabeth, heir son Robert, son Adam, 5 d. Dorothie, Anne, Susan Marie and Elizabeth witnesses Charles Holt, Francis Holt etc. Burial Rochdale church
26.9.1621 Abrahame Holte, husbandman Rochdale wife Anne, cousin Marie d.of James.Burial Rochdale churchyard
29.8.1622 John Holt of Stubley, Esquire sons Robert. Charles and Richard, d Dorothie and Mary.
27.6.1622 Adam Holte, shereman Rochdale wife Ellen, testator Richard Holt etc.
27.9.1626 Roger Holt, husbandman Danishboothe, Rochdale d. Marie and Grace burial Rochdale
21.7.1628 Theophilus Holt of Gristlehurst Gristlehurst wife Alice, uncles Thomas and Edward, Katherine Holt. Buried in chancel of parish church with ancestors.
22.1.1629 Edwarde Holt, gentleman Rochdale son John, d Anne and Grace
15.4.1633 Frances Holt, gentleman Langackers Co Lanc son Thomas, grandchildren of late son Peter - Dorathie and Marie witness Ralph Holt
26.7.1638 Edward Holte, husbandman Graeve, Spotland wife Katherine, d Margaret, Mary and Anne, son Roger. James Holt. Burial Rochdale. Debtor Charles Holt
25.1.1641 Thomas Holt Broadhaulghe, Co Lanc wife Marie, sons Thomas and John d Jane
25.1.1642 John Holte, husbandman Landes, Chadwick wife Marie, children John, James,Marie,Ann,Katherin, Jane
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