Tag: King’s Lynn

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…

Adam Holditch (1642-1713) His Will

  In the name of God, Amen. The one and twentieth day of September 1709 according to the computation of the Church of England. I Adam Holditch of Kings Lynn in the County of Norfolk, Baker, being of perfect memory…

George Holditch – Lease 1838

A vellum Indenture being a Lease for a year of a messuage tenement or dwellinghouse situate in Purfleet Street in Kings Lynn in the County of Norfolk dated 2 January 1838, Mr John Armes to Mr John Arger reading as…

The Gentleman’s Magazine

The Gentleman’s Magazine was first published in 1731 and continued to appear monthly for the next 135 years. It was printed at Red Lion Passage, Fleet Street and sold by Elizabeth Newbery of St. Paul’s Churchyar4 where all letters to…

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…

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…