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Richard Barton (30-09-2020)
Did you know that the Keble Brothers of Fairford were related to Father Arthur Henry Stanton of Stroud?
Yes, through John Holbrow of Kingscote and his wife Mary Hailing who are commemorated in Kingscote churchyard:
‘John Holbrow of this parish, yeoman, and Mary his wife. She died the 25th of March in the 75th year of her age, and he the 20th August in the 85th year of his age, 1729’ (Taken from ‘Some account of the family of Holbrow, anciently of Kingscote, Uley and Leonard Stanley in Gloucestershire by William Phillimore Watts Phillimore)
Through their son William Holbrow we have the Kebles:
William Holbrow (1680-1741), was a clothier of Uley and sheriff of Gloucestershire. He married Anne Gale and they were Great Grandparents of the Reverends Thomas and John Keble.
Their daughter, Elizabeth Holbrow, was baptised at Uley on 7th August 1721. She married Reverend John Maule, Vicar of Ringwood, Hants, who died on 30th December, 1778. She died on 14th and was buried at Uley on 17th November 1784, aged 63.
Their daughter, Sarah Maule, died 11th May 1823, having married at Uley, 8th December 1785, Rev. John Keble, of Fairford, 52 years Vicar of Coln St. Aldwyn, M.A., and fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford. Sarah Maule was the mother of John and Thomas Keble of Oxford Movement fame.
Through their son John Hobrow we have Father Stanton:
John Holbrow (1686-1747), brother of William, a gentleman of Leonard Stanley, married Anna Clissold of Pitchcombe. They were Great Great Grandparents of the Reverend Arthur Henry Stanton.
John Holbrow (-1780), of Leonard Stanley, gentleman, was born at Horsley, and died, 25 October 1780, aged 68, at Leonard Stanley. He married at Leonard Stanley, 21 April 1746, Elizabeth Dale, of Leonard Stanley.
Thomas Holbrow (1756-1833), of Leonard Stanley, afterwards of Badbrook House, Stroud, gentleman ; born at Leonard Stanley; died 7 November 1833, aged 76, and was buried at Leonard Stanley ; Married at Stroud on 28 January 1783 to Martha Butt of Stroud.
Martha Holbrow, born 9 March 1799; died 9 January 1876; married at Painswick 10 October 1820, Charles Stanton, of Upfield Lodge, near Stroud (fourth son of William Stanton, of The Thrupp, near Stroud, and his wife Anne Carruthers); he died 27 March 1863. Martha was the mother of Arthur Henry Stanton.
Reverend Arthur Henry Stanton, born 21 June 1839. Died 1913.
Therefore, William Holbrow, the Great Great Grandfather of Arthur Henry Stanton was the brother of John Holbrow, the Great Grandfather of John and Thomas Keble; making them second cousins, one removed.
William and John Holbrow were also brothers of my Great VIII Uncle’s wife, Mary Trotman, nee Holbrow (1682-1760).