William MOTLEY
(1727-)
Elizabeth WAITE
(Abt 1727-1817)
Mark HOLMES
(Abt 1762-1839)
Susannah MOTLEY
(1764-1821)
William HOLMES
(Abt 1791-1860)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Margaret

William HOLMES

  • Born: Abt 1791, Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England
  • Christened: 12 Feb 1791, Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England 2
  • Married: Abt 1817 1
  • Buried: 4 Nov 1860, Spilsby St. James, Lincolnshire, England 3

  General Notes:

Compiler's 3 x great-grandfather

  Research Notes:

1841 England Census:

Age given: 50 years
Birthplace given: Lincolnshire, England
Dwelling Place: Halton Lane, Spilsby, Lincolnshire
Occupation: Sawyer

Present were wife Margaret (50), children (all born in Lincolnshire): Ann (20), Thomas (16), Mark (12), Mary (10), Lucy (7)

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1851 England Census:

Age given: 60 years
Birthplace given: Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England
Dwelling Place: Halton Lane, Spilsby, Lincolnshire

Present were wife Margaret (65) of Skelton in Yorkshire, daughters (both born in Spilsby): Martha (24) and Lucy (16)

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Some secondary sources show William as having died in Somme Picardie France. There is no evidence for this.

William Holmes died aged 70 years (burial record).

  Marriage Information:

William married Margaret about 1817 1. (Margaret was born in 1787 in Skelton, Yorkshire, England, died on 17 Jan 1865 in Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England 4 and was buried on 20 Jan 1865 in Spilsby St. James, Lincolnshire, England.

  Marriage Notes:

Estimated from date of christening of eldest child.

Note: A William Holmes married Margaret Dunn 1 Feb 1814 in St. Wilfrid Church, North Muskham, Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire marriages, 1528-1929

Sources


1 Compiler, estimate based on birth of first child Frances.

2 Spilsby Parish Registers, Register of baptisms & burials, p. 33.

3 England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, vol. 7a, p. 288, in conjunction with burial record.

4 Ibid, vol. 7a, p. 399, in conjunction with burial record.


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