Sir John Holford, Knt.

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Sir John Holford, Knt., son of Sir George Holford, Knt. and Isabel Legh, died at Cheshire, England, about 1546.1,2

John married Margery Brereton, daughter of Ralph Brereton, Esq. and Joan (…), 22 Henry VII (1506).1,2,3

He was sheriff of Cheshire in 1541.2


Margery Brereton b. say 1486
  • John Holford1 b. aft. 1506
  • Christopher Holford1 b. aft. 1506
  • Alice Holford1 b. aft. 1506
  • Thomas Holford, Esq.+1 b. say 1510, d. 24 Sep 1569
This person was last edited on10 Nov 2020


  1. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Five volumes (Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 1:584 (Bruen 14), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  2. [S98] Donald Lines Jacobus, "Ancestry of Obadiah and Mary Bruen," The American Genealogist 26 (Jan 1950): 12-25, further cited as Jacobus, "Obadiah and Mary Bruen."
  3. [S2189] George Ormerod and Thomas Helsby, History of the County Palatine and City of Chester: Compiled from Original Evidences…: Incorporated with a Republication of King's Hale Royal, and Leycester's Cheshire Antiquities, 3 vols., 2nd ed., revised and enlarged (London, England: George Routledge and Sons, 1882), 2:686, further cited as Ormerod & Helsby, History of Chester.