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HADFIELDs of Hollingworth, Cheshire

The following information was researched and compiled by Roger HADFIELD MA, F.R.G.S. and David HADFIELD


There are connections within this line to Australia


first generation


1. John Hadfield b.? m.#1 22Jun1766 Ann Tinker (d.1767) m.#2 7Apr1771 Mary Hollingworth at Stockport (d.1810) d.c1810



                     i.            (2a) Joseph Hadfield bap.Apr1772 d.1837



second generation


2a. Joseph Hadfield bap.Apr1772 m.6Nov1794 Hannah Sidebotham at Manchester Cathedral, Lancashire (b.1767 d.1833) d.1837


Children (baptised at Mottram In Longdendale):

                     i.            Peggy Hadfield b.1797 m.1818 James Sidebotham d.?

                   ii.            Joseph Hadfield b.1797 d.1797

                  iii.            William Hadfield b.? d.1816

                 iv.            John Hadfield b.1801 d.1802

                   v.            Jenny Hadfield b.1802 d.?

                 vi.            (3a) Robert Hadfield b.30Sep1804 d.1876

                vii.            (3b) Joseph Hadfield b.1807 d.1Jan1878

              viii.            James Hadfield b.1809 d.?



third generation


3a. Robert Hadfield b.30Sep1804 m.#1 July 1827 Martha Cooper (b.1806 d.1832) m.#2 Eliz (b.1803 d.1874) d.1876



i.             John Hadfield b.1828 d.1828

ii.           William Hadfield b.1828 d.?


m.#2 Elizabeth (b.1803 d.1874) d.1876



i.             John Hadfield b.? d.?



3b. Joseph Hadfield b.1807 Hollingworth, Cheshire, England m.4Jun1827 Hannah Cooper (b.1805 d.9Jul1871) at Mottram In Longdendale, Cheshire d.27Feb1878



                     i.            Moses Hadfield b.1829 d.?

                   ii.            William Hadfield b.15Mar1831 d.<1835

                  iii.            (4a) William Hadfield b.1835 (twin to Eliza?) d.7Oct1907

                 iv.            Eliza Hadfield b.17Aug1835 (twin to William?) d.?

                   v.            Alice Hadfield b.1837 d.?



fourth generation

1858 - first generation to Australia


4a. William Hadfield b.1835 Hollingworth, Cheshire, England shoemaker d.7Oct1907 bur. Wallan, Victoria grave

m.#1 17Feb1858 Emma Haworth (Reg.# 1118) at Mickleham, Victoria b.c1837 Lancashire, England d.9May1877 (Reg.#5816) Toolern Melton, Victoria bur.10May1877, grave 9, comp.2, sec.3, Melton Cemetery, Victoria



                     i.            Mary Elizabeth Hadfield b.12Nov1858 Wallan, Victoria m.1885 (Reg.#2862) John Anderson Wilson (Const.) at Wallan, Victoria

                   ii.            George Hadfield b.22Oct1860 (Reg.#19085) Wallan, Victoria

                  iii.            (5a) Joseph Hadfield b.29May1862 d.11Jan1947

                 iv.            (5b) James Henry Hadfield b.26Jul1863 d.14Jan1923

                   v.            Alice Hadfield b.2May1865 (Reg.#12469) Woodstock, Victoria m. George Nokes d.30Oct1937

                 vi.            Hannah Sarah Hadfield b.18Nov1866 (Reg.#24921) Woodstock, Victoria m. Robert Holt d.26Jun1936

                vii.            Eliza Anne (Anne Eliza) Hadfield b.7Jan1868 Yan Yean, Woodstock, Victoria d.1868 (Reg.#5437) Epping, Victoria

              viii.            Robert Haworth Hadfield b.7Mar1869 (Reg.#12644) Woollert, Yan Yean, Woodstock, Victoria d.1870 (Reg.#3133) Epping, Victoria

                 ix.            (5c) Benjamin Hadfield b.2Dec1870 d.9Jul1946

                   x.            Joshua Cooper Hadfield b.1May1872 (Reg.#10807) Melton, Victoria d.26Jul1872 (Reg.#7602) Melton, Victoria bur.27Jul1872, grave 9, comp.2, sec.3, Melton Cemetery, Victoria


m.#2 27Nov1878 Alice Mary Begbie (Beglice) (Reg.#4018) at Fitzroy, Victoria b.11Apr1855 d.1Oct1932 bur.Wallan, Victoria grave



                     i.            (5d) William Hadfield b.30Oct1879

                   ii.            Louisa May Hadfield b.1Apr1881 (Reg.#13066) Wallan, Victoria m.1916 Charles William Rowe (Reg.#6741) d.11Mar1945

                  iii.            (5e) Herbert Thomas Hadfield b.28Jun1882 d.14Aug1955

                 iv.            (5f) Sydney Ernest Hadfield b.27Oct1883 d.14Dec1956

                   v.            Nellie Tildsley Hadfield b.4Jun1885 (Reg.#22170) Wallan, Victoria m.1915 Alfred James Anderson (Reg.#6542) d.20Jun1969

                 vi.            (5g) Rupert Cooper Hadfield b.2Apr1887 d.20Jul1966

                vii.            (5h) Ralph Begbie Hadfield b.5Feb1889 d.23May1954

              viii.            Emily Irene Hadfield b.3Mar1891 Wallan, Victoria d.7Feb1959 bur. Wallan, Victoria grave

                 ix.            Florence Ethel Mary Hadfield b.14Nov1892 Wallan, Victoria d.19Dec1893

                   x.            (5i) Rowland Winton Hadfield b.4May1895 d.28Mar1921



fifth generation


5a. Joseph Hadfield b.29May1862 (Reg.#11815) Woodstock, Victoria d.11Jan1947 bur. Wallan, Victoria grave



5b. James Henry Hadfield b.26Jul1863 (Reg.#18159) Woodstock, Victoria m.26Jul1893 Jane Poulter at Richmond, Victoria (b.27Sep1868 Bylands, Victoria d.12Jul1932 Darraweit Guim, Victoria bur. Wallan, Victoria) d.14Jan1923 St.Kilda, Victoria bur. Wallan, Victoria grave



                     i.            Emma May Haworth Hadfield b.16May1894 Bylands, Victoria m.Albert Smith d.22Oct1963

                   ii.            (6a) Leslie James Hadfield b.20Jul1895 d.16Jan1957

                  iii.            (6b) George William Hadfield b.17Nov1898 d.6Jul1961

                 iv.            Ivy Alice Hadfield b.23May1901 Bylands, Victoria m.28Aug1937 William Henry Squance (b.1900 d.1980) issue d.26Feb1976 bur. Wallan, Victoria grave

                   v.            (6c) Benjamin Joseph Hadfield b.16Oct1906 d.20May1965



5c. Benjamin Hadfield b.2Dec1870 (Reg.#6425) Woodstock, Victoria m. Alice d.9Jul1946



5d. William Hadfield b.30Oct 1879 (Reg.#22183) Collingwood, Victoria



5e. Herbert Thomas Hadfield b.28Jun1882 (Reg.#19908) Wallan, Victoria. m.31Oct1912 Annie Teresa Cummins (d.>1958) at Beveridge/Kilmore, Victoria. d.14Aug1955 bur.30Aug1955 Leonora Cemetery, Western Australia (C of E, grave 141)



                     i.            Thomas John Hadfield b.30Apr1916 Leonora, Western Australia (Jean ?)

                   ii.            (6d) Ralph William Hadfield b.12Aug1917 d. 14Sep1992

                  iii.            Herbert Joseph (Joe) Hadfield b.10Feb1919 Fremantle, Western Australia m.A.L.(Lou) (b.24Sep1908 d.9Oct1997 bur. Karrakatta (Leonora) Cemetery, RC, section LN4, grave 0046) d.8May2001 Mount Hawthorn, Western Australia bur. Karrakatta (Leonora) Cemetery, RC, section LN4, grave 0046.

                 iv.            Mary Hadfield b.1921 Leonora, Western Australia d.1921

                   v.            Neil Winton Hadfield b.15Jun1922 Leonora, Western Australia d.? bur.23Aug1987 Leonora Cemetery (RC grave 421)



                 vi.            Roland Vincent Hadfield b.3May 1924 Leonora, Western Australia d.16May1983 Claremont, Western Australia bur. Karrakatta Cemetery, RC, section DB, grave 0371


Unable to place these persons:


Roland Winton Hadfield aged 26 d.? bur.17Nov1921 Leonora, Western Australia

Peter Winton Hadfield aged 18 d.? bur.8Aug1985 Leonora, Western Australia, (RC grave 417)


1958 Leonora Electoral Roll:

                     i.            HADFIELD Annie Louisa - Leonora - home duties (d. 9Oct1997 Mount Lawley, Western Australia)

                   ii.            HADFIELD Annie Theresa - Leonora - home duties (d. 8Mar1974 Leonora, Western Australia)

                  iii.            HADFIELD Herbert Joseph - Leonora

                 iv.            HADFIELD Neil Winton - Leonora - dairyman



5f. Sydney Ernest Hadfield b.27Oct1883 (Reg.#27127) Wallan, Victoria (never married) d.14Dec1956 bur. Fawkner Cemetery, Victoria grave



5g. Rupert Cooper Hadfield b.2Apr1887 (Reg.#15686) Meriang, Wallan, Victoria d.20Jul1966 bur.Fawkner Cemetery, Victoria grave (Hadfield Park, Wallan, named after Counsellor Rupert Hadfield)



5h. Ralph Begbie Hadfield b.5Feb1889 (WW1 Service - 529 Sgt. A.Prov.C.) d.23May1954



5i. Rowland Winton Hadfield b.4May1895 Wallan, Victoria d.28Mar1921 bur.17Apr1921 Leonora Cemetery, Western Australia (CofE grave141)



sixth generation


6a. Leslie James Hadfield b.20Jul1895 Bylands, Victoria (WW1 Service 2130 Dvr. 4th F.A.B.) m.23Feb1931 Dorothy Muriel Rogerson (bur.13Nov1995 The Necropolis, Springvale, Victoria) d.16Jan1957 bur.18Jan1957 The Necropolis, Springvale, Victoria



6b. George William Hadfield b.17Nov1898 Bylands, Victoria m.18Aug1956 Frances Marjory Dunne (b.26Jul1908 Melbourne, Victoria d.26Sep1980 East Brunswick, Victoria bur. Fawkner Cemetery, Victoria) d.6Jul1961 East Brunswick, Victoria bur. Fawkner Cemetery, Victoria grave



6c. Benjamin Joseph Hadfield b.16Oct1906 Bylands, Victoria m.Doris Mercy Grace (b.1907 d.2Apr1990) d.20May1965 bur. Wallan, Victoria grave



                     i.            Evelyn Hadfield b.?

                   ii.            James Hadfield b.?

                  iii.            Roger Hadfield b.?



6d. Ralph William Hadfield b.12Aug1917 Leonora, Western Australia m.Grace Joan Whittington d.14Sep1992 South Perth, Western Australia



                     i.            Robin Hadfield b.? m.Donald Ian Smith issue

                   ii.            Kerry Hadfield b.? did not marry d.?