Michelle Stephenson Elvington York February 2007
Would you be able to give me some more
info about John Hoyland and family etc. I have found 2 Clement
Hoylands both registered the same year 1869 one September 14th
and the other December 14th. I haven't found any other births but I
have found 3 daughters and 1 son listed on the 1871 census returns.
1662 John Hoyland
paid £5 rent to Brierley manor for a farm in the village, in 1701and
1720 a John Hoyland paid rents to the manor.
1806 Militia list
has no Hoyland’s eligible for service recorded in Brierley
1841 census has John
Hoyland aged 45 of independent means, Mary his wife 45, John 9 at the Farm
house (on church Street) later to become Brierley Hall. This had been the
name of Lindley house up to about 1850.
Robert Holand aged 44
a solicitor, Elizabeth 39 his wife were at Lindley House Brierley.
They were also in the
1838 Directory and the 1840 tithe survey
1851 Census has John
Hoyland Gentleman 57 born in Felkirk parish which includes Brierley, Mary
his wife 57 born in Sheffield, John Hoyland 19 born in Felkirk now a
student at Oxford (at the Hall)
Robert Hoyland 54
attorney & solicitor born in Felkirk
Elizabeth his wife 49
born in Sheffield, Sarah his daughter 21 born in Felkirk (at Lindley
1860 Rev. John Hoyland
of Brierley inducted as Vicar of Felkirk
1861 Census John
Hoyland Gentleman 67 born in Felkirk, Mary his wife 69 born in Sheffield ,
(at Brierley Hall)
Robert Hoyland 64
attorney & solicitor born in Brierley widower,
Sarah his daughter 31
born in Brierley now the wife of Rev. G.P. Cordeux, Mary F E Cordeux
daughter 2 born in Cheltenham Gloucestershire visiting (at Lindley
Rev. John Hoyland
Vicar of Felkirk 29 born in Brierley, Mary Ann Hirst 29 born in Carlton,
general servant, (at South Hiendley in Felkirk vicarage)
1869 John, Robert, and
Rev. John Hoyland are on the Brierley School deeds, which they helped to
1871 Census has John
Hoyland Landowner 77 born in Felkirk widower. Ann Stacey in-law 70
spinster born in Sheffield (at Brierley Hall)
Robert Hoyland 74
attorney & solicitor born in Brierley widower
Sarah his daughter 41
born in Brierley now the wife of
Rev. G.P. Cordeux, 42
born in Barnsley , Curate of Brierley
Edith M Cordeux
daughter 8 born in Brierley
Robert H Cordeux son 6
born in Brierley
Edward H Cordeux son 5
born in Brierley (at Lindley House)
Rev. John Hoyland 39
Vicar of Felkirk and landowner
Mary Ann Hoyland wife
38 born in Barnsley with children
Alice aged 6, Clare 4,
Clement E. 1, & Fannie 10 months all born in Felkirk (at South Hiendley
1874 Rev. John Hoyland
retired as vicar of Felkirk
1881 Census Brierley
Hall ( Church Street Brierley )
HOYLAND 49 Born in Felkirk,
Clergyman (Without Care Of Souls) (M.A.Oxford)
HOYLAND 48 Felkirk,
HOYLAND 10 Felkirk,
HOYLAND 9 M Felkirk,
1881 census Alice and
Clare Hoyland are listed at a London boarding school, Clement E. Hoyland
is listed at a Doncaster boarding school the same year.
1881 Census Lindley
CORDEUX 52 Barnsley
Clergyman (Without Care Of Souls)
CORDEUX 51 Felkirk,
U 18 Felkirk,
STACEY 81 F Sheffield ,
MITCHELL 23 Thurlstone,
1891 Census has Alice,
Clare, and Fanny Hoyland (alone at Brierley Hall)
Godfey P. Cordeux with
his wife Sarah at Lindley House
1893 Directory has
Rev. John Hoyland at the Hall.
1901 Census has Rev.
John Hoyland with his wife Mary born in Barnsley, Alice born in
Hunningley, Clare & Fanny born in South Hiendley . (at Brierley Hall).
Clement Edward Hoyland is not on this census, he may have been out of the
country, this was the time of the South Africa War.
Godfrey P. Cordeux
retired and alone (at Lindley House)
1903 Clement E.
Hoyland bought land at Brierley Gap to build a home.
Rev. John Hoyland is
in the 1908 directory at Brierley Hall
1910 Rev. John Hoyland
1911 Clement E.
Hoyland sold his house at Brierley Gap
to Hemsworth RDC, and
land in Brierley to the Cordeux family and left the area.
1912 Alfonso Wood is
listed a living at Brierley Hall.
I hope this helps