Tag: Edward Holditch

Recollections by Emily Holditch Chambers

My earliest memories are with other members of the family and our home on the prairie.My father bought a farm after he came back to Canada soon after WW1. My Parents, Reginald Holditch and Lois Little, were married in 1920…

Francis Holdich (1700-1781) His Will

9 January 1772 In the name of God Amen I Francis Holditch of Elton In the County of Huntingdon, Farmer being of sound and disposing mind and memory thanks be to God for the same do this ninth day of…

James Wilbert Holditch (1922 – 2000)

  When Jim was born in 1922, third child of Frederick and Charlotte Holditch, it was during an extremely rainy and cold spring. So rainy that Holditch Farm and three or four others were on a sort of island in…

Samuel Holditch (1802-1878)

  Our English connection is through our great grandfather, Samuel Holditch who was born in Buckfastleigh, Devonshire on June 7, 1802. He was the eldest surviving son of Richard and Grace Berry-Holditch. His siblings were as follows: Richard born and…

Devon Updated

Tuckers Hall, Exeter, and John, the Fuller It has been estimated that over half the 1759 population of Exeter – then some 4500 people, was supported by the Cloth Industry, which had been important since medieval times. The associated crafts…

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…