Tag: James Holdich

Annie Holdich (1860-1947)

  William, Charles, Alice, William, Arthur, Annie Mellows c1905 Annie was the daughter of Thomas White Holdich (b Peterborough 1809, one of the 7 surviving children of James and Margaret Holdich) and Sarah Rowell. In 1881 Annie married William Mellows,…

Thomas Holdich (1726-1798) His Will

The last Will and Testament of me Thomas Holdich of Woodhurst in the County of Huntingdon Gentleman. I give and bequeath to my loving wife Mary Holdich the sum of six hundred pounds of like lawful money of Great Britain…

The White Holdich Family from Hull

I hope to be able to give a dialogue to the northerly migration of the White Holdich family from Peterborough to Hull in the 1840’s. Much of my research such that it is, is gleaned from family bibles, family knowledge…

Meet the Family (Holdich/Welch)

In 1919 and 1920, in Ilford, Essex, two Holdich brothers, William and James, married two Peacock sisters, Dorothy and Minnie. This sort of thing happened several times in the history of our extended family, I believe. The two couples had…

Found in the Register

Parish Registers were created to record baptisms, marriages and burials, but many Rectors also found them suitable places in which to keep items of permanent interest to their parish. For example, in Wadenhoe’s parish register I found the following entries:…

The Contents of a Devon Attic

One thing you would certainly not expect to discover in a west country attic would be unmitigated proof of the lineage of the Holdich family of Wadenhoe, but that is exactly what Jim Holdich was able to reveal a couple…