James Limebury Holman

Brief Life History of James Limebury

When James Limebury Holman was born in 1803, his father, Rowland Morgan Holman, was 20 and his mother, Mary Limbery, was 22. He had at least 2 sons and 4 daughters with Mary. He died on 28 December 1841, in Northam, Devon, England, at the age of 38.

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James Limebury Holman
Arabella Holman
Roland Holman
James Limbrey Holman
Mary Holman
Margaret Holman
Selina Holman

Sources (8)

  • James Limebury Holman, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • James Limeberry Holman, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"
  • James Holman in entry for Rowland Holman, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"

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Name Meaning

English (southern): topographic name for a ‘dweller in a hollow’, from hol + man (Old English holh + mann). Compare Holler and Hole .

Dutch: habitational name for someone from any of several locations named Hol, from Dutch hol ‘hollow’, or from Middle Dutch hole, heule ‘(low) arched bridge, weir’.

Dutch: from a pet form, formed with man ‘man’, of the personal name Holle, from an ancient Germanic compound name with the element hold ‘loyalty’, for instance Holdert, Hollebrand, Holger and Holmer. Compare Holleman .

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

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