Henry William Holmes

1863–
Fen Stanton, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry William

When Henry William Holmes was born in 1863, in Fen Stanton, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Holmes, was 24 and his mother, Kate, was 28. He lived in Radclive, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Holmes
1839–
Kate
1835–
Henry William Holmes
1863–
Fanny J Holmes
1864–
Walter Holmes
1870–
Ezra Holmes
1873–

Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph Holmes

    Male1839–Male

  • Female1835–Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 17

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 21

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 41

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

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 ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Henry Holmes in household of Joseph Holmes, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Henry William, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Henry Holmes - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Henry Holmes

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