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HOLMES, Maria

Female 1840 - 1915  (74 years)


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  • Name HOLMES, Maria 
    Born 12 Jun 1840  Whaplode, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 21 Jun 1840  Whaplode Drove, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Reference Number 5914 
    _UID 1726A6ADD28C494BBDEBEA2A6108B069C0E8 
    Died 1915  Boston Registration District, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5914  Edgoose
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2017 

    Father HOLMES, Charles,   b. 1820, Lincoln, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1891, Boston Registration District, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother BAILEY, Susanna,   b. 1815, Moulton, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1892, Boston Registration District, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 14 May 1839  Whaplode, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2410  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 EDGOOSE, John Robert,   b. 23 Oct 1839, Durham, County Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1914, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Children 
     1. HOLMES, James Headgoose,   b. 19 Mar 1861, Kirton in Holland, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1934, Brentham, Ealing, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F512  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 UNKNOWN, . 
    Children 
     1. HOLMES, John William,   b. 19 Oct 1863, Frampton, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F1310  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 EDWARDS, John,   b. Between 1835 and 1837, Fosdyke, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1906, Boston Registration District, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 14 Jan 1868  Boston, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F1311  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Birth Certificates
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  • Notes 
    • MARIA HOLMES 1840-1915


      Maria HOLMES was born at Whaplode Fen, Lincolnshire, on 12 June 1840, daughter of Charles HOLMES labourer and his wife Susanah (sic) née BAILEY. Charles HOLMES had married Susanna BAILEY at Whaplode on 14 May 1839.
      (GRO September Q 1840 Holbeach 14 374)

      Maria, daughter of labourer Charles HOLMES and Susannah, was baptised at Whaplode Drove, Lincolnshire, on 21 June 1840.
      (PR)

      From the 1841 census of South Holland Bank, Whaplode, Lincolnshire:
      Charles HOMES [sic], aged 20, farmer [?], born in Lincolnshire;
      Susannah HOMES, aged 25, born in Lincolnshire;
      *Maria HOMES, aged 1, born in Lincolnshire.
      (HO107/612/4/54/12)

      The 1851 census of Church Lane, Kirton-in-Holland, Lincolnshire:
      Charles HOLMES, head, aged 31, agricultural labourer, born at Mount Pleasant, Lincolnshire;
      Susan HOLMES, wife, aged 34, born at Moulton, Lincolnshire;
      *Maria HOLMES, daughter, aged 10, scholar, born at Moulton;
      Sarah HOLMES, daughter, aged 7, born at Kirton;
      Mary HOLMES, daughter, aged 5, born at Kirton;
      Susan HOLMES, daughter, aged 3, born at Kirton;
      Ann HOLMES, daughter, aged 1, born at Kirton;
      (HO107/2098/5/113)

      She gave birth to an illegitimate son James HOLMES at Kirton on 19 March 1861.
      (GRO June Q 1861 Boston 7a 351)
      Strangely, his birth was not registered in the name of James Headgoose HOLMES although his first marriage and eventual death was.

      Her son was baptised at Kirton-in-Holland, Lincolnshire, on 2 June 1861.

      The 1861 census of Wellington Street, Kirton, Lincolnshire:
      Charles HOLMES, head, aged 41, agricultural labourer, born at Mount Pleasant, Lincolnshire;
      Susan HOLMES, wife, aged 43, born at Moulton, Lincolnshire;
      *Mariah HOLMES, daughter, aged 20, born at Waplode (sic), Lincolnshire;
      Susan HOLMES, daughter, aged 13, born at Kirton, Lincolnshire;
      Burton HOLMES, son, aged 6, born at Kirton;
      Elizabeth HOLMES, daughter, aged 3, born at Kirton;
      James HOLMES, "Son Law", aged 1 month, born at Kirton;
      (RG9/2331/25/14)

      John William, son of Maria Ann HOLMES of Frampton, Lincolnshire, single woman, was baptised at Frampton, Lincolnshire, on 15 May 1864. His birth was registered in 1863. He was born at Frampton, Lincolnshire, on 19 October 1863. The informant was his mother Maria Holmes of Frampton.
      (PR)
      (Birth Certificate)

      John EDWARDS, aged 31, bachelor, corn porter, of Blue Street, Boston, Lincolnshire, and son of platelayer John EDWARDS married Annie Maria HOLMES, aged 27, spinster, servant, of Blue Street, and daughter of labourer Charles HOLMES, at St. Botolph, Boston, on 14 January 1868. Witnesses were William WATTS and Susan WATTS [her sister].
      (PR)

      From the 1871 census of 4 Sheppards Passages, Boston, Lincolnshire:
      John EDWARDS, head, married, aged 34, corn porter, born at Boston, Lincolnshire;
      *Ann [sic] EDWARDS, wife, married, aged 31, born at Spalding, Lincolnshire;
      John HOLMES, son, aged 7, scholar, born at Frampton, Lincolnshire;
      Anney EDWARDS, daughter, scholar, aged 3, born at Boston, Lincolnshire;
      Elizabeth EDWARDS, daughter, aged 1, born at Boston, Lincolnshire
      (RG10/3342/14/21)

      From the 1881 census of 4 King Street, Boston, Lincolnshire:
      John EDWARDS, head, married, aged 47, corn porter, born at Boston, Lincolnshire:
      *Maria EDWARDS, wife, married, aged 43, born at Long Sutton, Lincolnshire;
      John EDWARDS (sic), son, aged 17, single, corn merchant's labourer, born at Kirton, Lincolnshire;
      Annie EDWARDS, daughter, aged 13, scholar, born at Boston, Lincolnshire;
      Elizabeth EDWARDS, daughter, aged 11, scholar, born at Boston, Lincolnshire;
      Charles EDWARDS, son, aged 9, scholar, born at Boston, Lincolnshire;
      Smith EDWARDS, son, aged 7, scholar, born at Boston, Lincolnshire;
      Minnie EDWARDS, daughter, aged 5, scholar, born at Boston, Lincolnshire;
      Walter EDWARDS, son, aged 3, born at Boston, Lincolnshire;
      George W. EDWARDS, son, aged under 7 months, born at Boston, Lincolnshire.
      (RG11/3218/67/20 and 21)

      From the 1891 census of No. 1 Towls Passage, Boston, Lincolnshire:
      John Edwards, head, married, aged 56, corn porter, born at Boston, Lincolnshire;
      *Maria EDWARDS, wife, married, aged 50, charwoman, born at Boston, Lincolnshire;
      Charles EDWARDS, son, aged 19, fisherman, born at Boston, Lincolnshire;
      Smith EDWARDS, son, aged 17, fisherman, born at Boston, Lincolnshire;
      Minnie EDWARDS, daughter, aged 15, born at Boston, Lincolnshire;
      Walter EDWARDS, son, aged 13, garden labourer, born at Boston, Lincolnshire.
      (RG12/2574/81/23 and 24)

      Fom the 1901 census of 1 Towls Passage, Boston, Lincolnshire:
      Thomas [sic] EDWARDS, head, married, aged 67, general labourer, born at Boston, Lincolnshire;
      *Maria EDWARDS, wife, married, aged 60, charwoman, born at Boston, Lincolnshire;
      Walter EDWARDS, son, single, aged 20, general labourer, born at Boston, Lincolnshire;
      Florrie EDWARDS, daughter, single, aged 17, cigar maker, born at Boston, Lincolnshire;
      Bertie EDWARDS, grandson, aged 7, born at Boston, Lincolnshire.
      (RG13/3046/31/22)

      The death of her husband John Edwards aged 71 was registered in 1906.
      (GRO March Q 1906 Boston 7a 284)

      From the 1911 census of 1 Towles Passage, Boston, Lincolnshire:
      *Maria EDWARDS, head, aged 72, widow, born at Whaplode Marsh, Lincolnshire;
      John HOMES [sic], lodger, aged 50, married, dock labourer, born at Frampton, Lincolnshire.
      RG14/PN19598 RD415 SD3 ED10 SN337)

      The death of Maria EDWARDS aged 75 was registered in 1915
      (GRO December Q 1915 Boston 7a 533)


      (revised 12.06.2017)