Full details of my research into the origins of the Houlgrave Family name
Olgrief, Oldgrave, Hallgreave, Allgrave, Holdgreave. Just add an 's' and there are many more spellings!
The ‘Beginnings' button takes you to the origin of the name together with maps and tithe map.
The extracts from the Childwall Parish Register (on the Beginnings’ page) give a definitive answer to how the spelling evolved from Hulgreve.
The 'Erdeswick' button gives details of the family evolving from the Vernon’s
The ‘Pedigrees' button takes you to details of published pedigrees.
The ‘Gallery’ button takes you to various pictures of interest including coats of arms.
The ‘Colin Profile’ button takes you to me together with a contact link.
The ‘Database’ button takes you to a sub domain with details of names I found during my searches of various records. Is your ancestor there?