Alice Tams

Brief Life History of Alice

When Alice Tams was born in 1799, in Bilston, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Tams, was 30 and her mother, Catherine Pew Cooper, was 37. She married Thomas Holmes on 26 December 1821. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters.

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Thomas Holmes
Alice Tams
Marriage: 26 December 1821
Catherine Holmes
Sophia Holmes

Sources (19)

  • Alice Holmes in household of Thomas Holmes, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Alice Tams, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Alice Tams, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.


The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.


Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

North German: from a short form of Thomas .

English (Staffordshire): variant of Thames .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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