Hobson of Dodworth

John Hobson and Elizabeth Moon were married in 1744 at Silkstone. Silkstone was a large parish, and until the early 19th century included Barnsley. Their children were:

Sarah, who was born at Dodworth and baptised at Silkstone in 1753, does not appear to have married; she did, however, have four illegitimate children:

Luke Hobson, baptised in 1791, was a labourer who married Lydia Swallow of Bolton-on-Dearne in 1812 at Bradfield - Luke's older brother Benjamin was a witness. They had six known children:

Benjamin Hobson born at Dodworth and baptised at Silkstone in 1819 married three times.

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