Arthur Howe Holdsworth

Famous Sons & Daughters No.17: Arthur Howe Holdsworth (1780–1860). With his architectural expertise, his inventor’s mind and his desire to lead, he changed the landscape of Dartmouth forever. Read more

Local History

In all of Dartmouth’s history, there can be no two families that hated each other as much as the Holdsworths and the Seales. Read more

Between 1804 and 1824 four of the town’s banks failed. The final one to fail was the General Bank, managed by the local well-to-do families, the Hines and the Holdsworths. Read more