Tag: John Henry Holdich

George Maydwell Holdich – A Life In Music (1994)

George Maydwell Holdich Born: 14 August 1816 at Maidwell Hall, Northamptonshire Retired: 10 January 1894 aged 78 Died: 30 July 1896 at Rocklands, Westbourne Rd, Forest Hill, Surrey Father The Rev Thomas Holdich, Vicar of Maidwell Mother Elizabeth Laura Maydwell…

A Second Marriage for the Rector

Concluding the series of extracts from the diary of John Henry Holdich (1811-1893) Rector of Bulwick, Northamptonshire A macabre incident happened at Bulwick Mill in November 1863. The miller, Jeffrey Sarrington, caught his sleeve in the machinery and, though he…

A Victorian Rector and His Village

Rev John Henry Holdich enjoyed his hobby of turning and indeed, became a master of this skill, as evidenced by this picture of some of his ivory carvings. In 1879, he decided to accent the panelling of his church, noting…

The Rector of Bulwick

At Bulwick, though Rectors come and go, one memento of a 30 year stay by a former incumbent always remains a treasured possession of the village. It is an occasional diary kept between 1862 and 1892 by the Rev. J.…