Category: 19th Century

Thomas & Ada Holdich – Wedding 1873

Account of the wedding of Thomas Holdich and Ada Vanrenen in a letter on paper headed Himalya Club Bheem Tal dated 21st June from Thomas himself to his sister Constance. The wedding took place on 17th June 1873. My dear…

Captain Holditch 1802

This is an order telling Captain Holditch (owner & master of the Argo) to transport prisoners from the Napoleonic War from The Depot for Prisoners of War at Norman Cross, Huntingdonshire, England back to France – there were 2740 prisoners…

Court of Bankruptcy – Eliza Holdich 1872

Court of Bankruptcy, May 17, 1872 (Before Registrar Brougham) IN Re Holdich The debtor, Eliza Holdich, a well known linendraper, carrying on business in Ludgate-hill under the firm of William Holdich and Company, has presented a petition for liquidation; and…

Rev Hamnett Holditch M. A. 1800-1867

A super quality George IV silver inkstand and pen tray, oblong in shape with gadroon border on four rose and lion paw feet. Three cut glass and silver jars, comprising inkwells and blotting powder jar. Corresponding hallmarks to the lids,…

George Holditch 1815

King’s Lynn, September 14, 1815 All persons having any claim or demand upon the estate and effects of Richard Carr Spalding, of King’s Lynn, in the County of Norfolk, Ship Owner, deceased, are desired to send an account of the…

A Letter From Robert Holdich 1808

My Dear Sir I am very sorry to have the melancholy intelligence of the Death of your Father, from his years and Typhus Fever, such an event might be expected. I think with you poor Edward will have the greatest…