Mary Holderness

about 1836–
Barking, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Holderness was born about 1836, in Barking, Essex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry William Holderness, was 33 and her mother, Mary Anne Wenlock, was 28. She lived in Shadwell St Paul, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and City of London, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1861.

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Henry William Holderness
Mary Anne Wenlock
Henry Holderness
Mary Holderness
Amelia Holderness
Thomas Henry Holderness
Mary Ann Holderness
Elizabeth Ann Holderness
William Holderness

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World Events (8)


Age 7

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 18

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 44

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English: regional name from the coastal district of eastern Yorkshire (now Humberside), the origin of which is probably Old Norse hǫldr, within the Danelaw (the region of pre-conquest England where Danish rule and custom was dominant) a rank of feudal nobility immediately below that of earl, + nes ‘nose’, ‘headland’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Holderness in household of Henry Holderness, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • A in household of Henry Holderness, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Mary Holderness in household of Henry Holderness, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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