Enid Gertrude Holmes

18 August 1895–
South Africa

The Life of Enid Gertrude

When Enid Gertrude Holmes was born on 18 August 1895, in South Africa, her father, William Isaac Holmes, was 48 and her mother, Annie Magdalina Hagan, was 45. She married Cecil Stanley Pond in 1919, in Pretoria, Tshwane, Gauteng, South Africa.

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Cecil Stanley Pond
Enid Gertrude Holmes
Marriage: 1919

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Pretoria, Tshwane, Gauteng, South Africa

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Part of Zululand incorporated into British colony of Natal. King Solomon ka Dinizulu exiled.

Age 4

British troops gather on the Transvaal border and ignore an ultimatum to disperse. The second Anglo-Boer War begins.

Age 39

South African parliament enacts Status of Union Act claiming full sovereignty for South Africa.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly central and northern England): variant of Holme .2 Scottish: probably a habitational name from Holmes near Dundonald, or from a place so called in the barony of Inchestuir.3 Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Thomáis, Mac Thómais ( see McComb ). In part of western Ireland, Holmes is a variant of Cavish (from Gaelic Mac Thámhais, another patronymic from Thomas ).

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

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