NICKLEN Family History (genealogy) Dorset & Hampshire
There were  NICHOLES, NICHOLAS, & NICHOLAND in Ringwood in the late 16th century, and in Cranborne and its Alderholt tything in the 17th century.
The NICKLEN variation occurs at Cranborne & Alderholt in the late 17th & 18th century
History of Alderholt St. James; and in Hampshire from 1780.
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the NICKLAND variation occuring  at Fordingbridge in 1742, Cranborne in 1768. and then Sopley in 1782.
The NECKLEN spelling variation (my family line) started in 1847 with the sons of William NICKLAND at Winterbourne Came.
Gen.-12
Henry N. NICHOLAS 1562 Cranborne

Gen.-11
James NICHOLAS 1607 Cranborne

Gen.-10
James NICHOLAS 1645 Cranborne

Gen.-9
John NICHOLAS 1676 Cranborne-1742
Gen.-8James Edward NICKLEN
1695 Alderholt-1767 Alderholt
married Ann WATTS
3 children
Henry NICKLEN c.1695
Gen.-7


5XG-GF
Joseph NICKLEN
1720-1773
born Fordingbridge
married Mary PENNY in 1743
died Fordingbridge
James NICKLEN 1722-1789 married Esther RANDALL at Sturminster Mrshall 1747.
2 sons James & John

Joseph's children ----------------------------
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Gen.-6

4XG-GM
Esther NICKLEN / NICKLAND
  1757-1810
born at Fordingbridge
children Henry1782  & Joseph 1783 at Sopley.
married James NICKLAND in 1793.
Esther died at Sopley

Mary 1743-1743
Joseph 1747
Henry 1756-1756

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Gen.-53XG-GF
(1)  Henry NICKLAND
1782-1868 married Jane HISCOCK at Sopley 1806.
6 children at Sopley & Ripley.
Henry died at Sopley in 1868

(2)  Joseph NICKLAND
c.1783-1857, born Sopley
married Jane WITCHER in 1818
5 children at Shirley, Soplkey, Ringwood, Ripley
died Sopley


Henry's children ---------------------
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Gen.-42XG-GF
(4)  William NICKLAND
1813-1882
married Jane HOOPER (as NICKLEN)
at Winterbourne Came 1847.
William NICKLAND 1813Jane Hooper
(William is presumed father of William John 1841 as Jane HOOPER was mother)
(1)  John 1807-1852
(2)  Ann 1809-1886
(3)  Elizabeth 1811-

(5)  Mary 1819-1867
1847
Start of the NECKLEN spelling: 3 sons
Gen.-3
GGF
(1)  William John 
1841-1905, married Elizabeth STAPLEY at Hollington* SSX in 1868, and in 1875 they migrated to Timaru, New Zealand on the "Merope".
William John NECKLEN

GG Uncle:s
(2)  George NECKLEN 1848-1920
Groom, Baker's man, nightwatchman
married Sarah HARWOOD at Hastings  in 1871.
son George Russell Harwwod
George died at Wadhurst

(3)  Henry William NECKLEN 1851-1931
married Caroline Ann PERKS at Hastings in 1881.
6 children at Hastings
Henry died at Hastings
Statistics
334 desendants of Esther 1757
313 descendants of Henry 1782
283 descendants of William 1813
200+ descendants of William John 1841

Researchers & contacts
Neville Thomas (NZ)
Nigel Necklen (AUS)
Anne Caroline Stewart (NZ)
Nola & Bill Campbell (NZ)
Raymond NECKLEN (NZ)
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*David G Necklen & Carolyn (UK)
*Shirley Mortimer (UK)
**David K. Necklen (UK)
**Alyson Walters (UK)

in U.K.
David NICKLEN,  Kim WHITE

Dennis HAYDEN
In Canada: Norman & Janet NICKLEN, Steve NICKLEN, Deanna SMITH, Lori ROSENBERGER
In U.K. Dave WATLER, Jen LORING*, Alan READ   +Marilyn PREEC

Last updated 2018 by  Neville's email address