Category: 18th Century

The Diary of a Country Gentleman 1758/9

When going through old papers recently Margaret (Holdich Monk), our President, came across a little, three inch by four inch, leather bound pocket notebook. On the envelope in which it was kept was written Edward Holdich of Farndon  Pocket diary…

William Holditch Revolutionary War Service

Accounts Audited file #3684 Pursuant to an Act of the General Assembly passed the 16th day of March 1783, We, the commissioners of the treasury have this day delivered to Mr. William Houlditch late private in Smith’s troops Thomas’s regiment…

Thomas Holdich Correspondence with J. P. Hungerford 1793

J. P. Hungerford Esq Dingley Hall, Nr Market Harborough, Leicestershire Honourable Dear Sir As I had not the pleasure of finding you at Dingley on Thursday morning I take the earliest opportunity of acknowledging the receipt of £40 left by you with…

Rev Jeffrey Holdich (1701-1779) His Will

In the name of God Amen January 1775. The Will of Jeffrey Holdich of Stibbington in the County of Huntingdonshire, Clerk being of sound mind and memory praised be to God do make and appoint this my last Will and…

Francis Holdich Sale of Property 1742

A Release dated 29 July 1742 From Philip Ward Esquire to Francis Holdich of East Haddon and Elisha his son and heir, Gentlemen the sum of £1250 for lands in Polebrook and Wadenhoe * Thomas Cooke’s Cottage was the subject…

Edward Holdich, Clergyman (1681-1714)

A true and proper Inventory of all the goods and chattels of Edward Holdich, Clergyman lately deceased taken and appraised this 25 February 1715 Item – Purple Apparel £16.16.00 Item – Books              £10.00.00 £27.06.00…

Edward Holdich – Accounts 1700

Accounts created by Edward Holdich, Farmer of Wadenhoe (1641-1705) for his son, Edward (1681-1714), during his year at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge and a letter from the College  

Jeffrey Holdich – 1769

Jeffrey Holdich, Surgeon stands as guarantor for Nathaniel Hayward, Cooper in Obligation to marry Martha Bland – 1 August 1769, Romford, Essex Jeffrey (1738-1790) was married to Charlotte, Martha’s sister