Walter Holmes

Chackmore, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Walter

When Walter Holmes was born about 1870, in Chackmore, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Holmes, was 31 and his mother, Kate, was 35. He lived in Radclive, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Aston, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Holmes
Henry William Holmes
Fanny J Holmes
Walter Holmes
Ezra Holmes

Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph Holmes


  • Female1835–Female



World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 10

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

Age 14

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

Age 34

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)

  • Walter Holmes in household of Joseph Holmes, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Walter Holmes in household of Joseph Holmes, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Walter Holmes - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Walter Holmes

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