Holden, John Greenwood (1781 -1834)

John Greenwood Holden, of Holden Hall and Palace House near Burnley in Lancashire, was the son of Henry Greenwood of Burnley, and Betty Holden. He succeeded his father in 1781. He married, 13 October 1821, Elizabeth, daughter of Henry Aspinall, of Reedly House, Burnley. He was a Justice of the Peace for Lancashire and the West Riding of Yorkshire. After his death, his widow assumed the name and arms of Holden alone for herself and her children by Royal Licence 28 July 1840. His eldest son was Colonel Henry Holden of the 13th Light Dragoons.

Seat / Residence(s): Holden Hall, Lancashire, Palace House, Lancashire
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Holden, John Greenwood (1781 - 1834) (Stamp 1) Motto: Nec temere nec timide
Helmet: Esquire
Crest: Out of a ducal coronet a demi pegasus; A moorcock
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. An escutcheon between six allerions three, two and one (Holden) 2 & 3. Sable a fess erminois between two chevrons ermine between the fess and the upper chevron a covered cup (Holden) impaling Gules a chevron between three griffins heads erased (Aspinall)
Quarterings: 1 & 4. An escutcheon between six allerions three, two and one (Holden) 2 & 3. Sable a fess erminois between two chevrons ermine between the fess and the upper chevron a covered cup (Holden)
Impalement: Gules a chevron between three griffins heads erased (Aspinall)
Heraldic Charges: allerions (6), Heraldic Charges: chevron between, Heraldic Charges: chevrons (2), Heraldic Charges: coronet, ducal, out of a, Heraldic Charges: cup, Heraldic Charges: escutcheon between, Heraldic Charges: fess between, Heraldic Charges: griffins heads (3), Heraldic Charges: moorcock, Heraldic Charges: pegasus, demi-
Motto: Nec temere nec timide
Helmet: Esquire
Crest: Out of a ducal coronet a demi pegasus; A moorcock
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. An escutcheon between six allerions three, two and one (Holden) 2 & 3. Sable a fess erminois between two chevrons ermine between the fess and the upper chevron a covered cup (Holden) impaling Gules a chevron between three griffins heads erased (Aspinall)
Quarterings: 2 & 4. An escutcheon between six allerions three, two and one (Holden) 2 & 3. Sable a fess erminois between two chevrons ermine between the fess and the upper chevron a covered cup (Holden)
Impalement: Gules a chevron between three griffins heads erased (Aspinall)
Heraldic Charges: allerions (6), Heraldic Charges: chevron between, Heraldic Charges: chevrons (2), Heraldic Charges: coronet, ducal, out of a, Heraldic Charges: cup, Heraldic Charges: escutcheon between, Heraldic Charges: fess between, Heraldic Charges: griffins heads (3), Heraldic Charges: moorcock, Heraldic Charges: pegasus, demi-