The Pursgloves of Hoylandswaine - [HLSW]


This village lies in the Barnsley city limits.  It is close to Penistone and has easy road access to Thurlstone, Thurgoland and Silkstone.

Historically this is an agricultural economy, being developed as the railways were being built nearby.


1861 Census: Cliff House, Hall Lane Top Hoylandswaine, Yorkshire (RG9, 3455, 166,12, 61)
Elizabeth Pursglove, Head, Unmarried, 48, Mother, born Penistone, Yorkshire
Charles Pursglove, Son, Unmarried, 28, Labourer, born Bradfield, Yorkshire
Joseph Pursglove, Son, Unmarried, 22, Coal Miner, born Saddleworth, Yorkshire
William Pursglove, Unmarried, 17, Coal Miner, born Barnsley, Yorkshire
Sam Pursglove, Son, 12, Coal Miner, born Penistone, Yorkshire
Emma Pursglove, Daur, 10, Scholar, born Penistone, Yorkshire
Mariah Pursglove, Daur, 5, Scholar, born Hoylandswaine, Yorkshire
Caroline Pursglove, Daur, 3, Scholar, born Hoylandswaine, Yorkshire

 

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