of Tomlinson Street, Hulme, Manchester (1883)
c.1844 Born in Leeds
1861 Machine fitter, boarding in Ashton under Lyne
Then was mechanic with Messrs Jones and Co of Ashton under Lyne, Campbell and Co engineers and machinists, of York St., Leeds, Pearson and Co of Neville St., Leeds, Combe and Co of Belfast, and Mr F. Tinsley of Manchester, between 1863 and 1868 as foreman.
1871 John Holroyd 28, machinist, lived in Chorlton with Jane Holroyd 34, Edith Holroyd 2, Harry Holroyd 5 months
1881 John Holroyd 38, sewing machine manufacturer, lived in Chorlton with Jane Holroyd 45 Harry Holroyd 10, John Holroyd 6, Arthur Holroyd 4
1883 Employed 60-70 people. Joined I Mech E
1891 John Holroyd, 48, manufacturer of machinists' and engineers' tools, employer, lived in Hulme, with Jane Holroyd 55, Harry Holroyd 20, cashier to firm of machinists, Arthur F Holroyd 14
1896 Lived in West Dulwich.
1901 John Holroyd 59, mechanical engineer, working on own account, lived in Luton with Jane Holroyd 65, A F Holroyd 24, book-keeper straw hat factory, P A Holroyd 19, bank clerk
1907 Died in Dewsbury