Tag: Charles Holditch

Alice Beatrice Hall (1883-1964)

Alice Beatrice Hall (1883-1964), later Alice Holdich, having married White Holdich in 1911, made three small claims on literary immortality, each relating to D. H. Lawrence. Alice was a family friend of the Lawrence’s in Eastwood, the small colliery town…

A Research Perspective (Nov 2002)

It was great aunt Daisy’s letter that produced the breakthrough. The task had seemed so simple at the outset: find the date and place of birth of my grandmother Lilian Florence Holditch. I knew her maiden name was Brinkworth and…

Ottery St Mary

We are still uncertain whether the early roots of the Ottery St. Mary Houlditches are in fact Devonian. But, either way, this branch of the family have earned their spurs by public service in that county. The known line commences…

Robert Reginald Holditch (1898-1997)

R. R. H. was a true patriot as were so many of his generation. His date of birth exactly enabled him to serve his sovereign and country as a volunteer throughout two World Wars; under age when he joined up…

In a Country Churchyard

When Charles Holditch gently encouraged me to take over our Family History study from my father, Brian Holditch, who had been forced to give up through failing eyesight, one of the first things I did was to visit the church…

Who are these Devon Holditches?

During 1996, spasmodic researches into the Devon wing of the family, by different members of our Society, became a more concerted effort. But it is the way of family research, that as exciting discoveries are made, new puzzles are thrown…

Charles Holditch (1725-1750)

Charles Holditch (1725 – 1750) (While in prison, he wrote an account of his life, which was later printed by Mr. Garratt, who added the following, eyewitness account of his last days)   APPENDIX Containing an Account of his Birth…

Charles Holditch (1725 – 1750)

The names from the Pedigree of Holdich of Wadenhoe of John, Robert, Jeffrie, Francis, Edward, Benjamin and Thomas are well recognised. But do you know about the families of the men called Adam, five generations of whom lived in King’s…