Tag: Oundle

A Marriage Settlement 1621

This Indenture made the eighth day of February in the year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord James, by the grace of God, King of England France and Ireland, defender of the faith etc. the nineteenth and of Scotland…

Robert Holdyche 1557

Know all men by these present that I Hugh Lawe of Oundle in the County of Northampton, Gentleman and held and firmly bound to Robert Holdyche of Stoke Doyle in the county aforesaid, Yeoman in twenty pounds of legal money…

Cuthbert & Holdich vs Steward & Blowfield 1712

This is the final agreement made in the court of the Lady the Queen of Great Britain France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith etc… from the Conquest before Justices Thomas Trevor, John Blencowe, Robert Trace and Robert Dormer and…

Account book for William Randall 1829

Below are two pages from an account book used by William Randall, Farmer of Thorpe Achurch, Northamptonshire. Two items are of interest to us Item – Mr Holdich for Candles as per bill £1.14.8.1/2 Item – Mr Holdich for Tallow £0.1.9…

George Maydwell Holdich – A Life In Music (Nov 2002)

This year Michael and I have been very fortunate in that two organists kindly gave of their time to play the Holdich organs in their churches. In February, after enjoying an organ recital with a friend at the Birmingham Symphony…

George Maydwell Holdich – A Life In Music (Nov 2000)

Michael and I at last paid our visit to Scotland, attending Morning Service at The Red Kirk, Speyside, where the organ, which is reputed to have been in George’s own home, was installed in 1896. Due to its age the…

George Maydwell Holdich – A Life In Music (1999)

Michael and I paid our second visit to hear Richard Bower play on the Exhibition organ, now at Wiveton, in October. Some of the music Richard played was from The Organist’s Companion (the book GMH had given his sister Jane…

The Wadenhoe Manor Court 1545

Introduction For many centuries following the Conquest, the manor, an agricultural estate, was the unit of local government. Originally its lord, as in landlord but not necessarily a titled person, owned all the land, his tenants were bound to him…

Rebekah Webb nee Holditch (1691-1762) An Obligation

Know all men by these present that we Rebekah Holditch of Wadenhoe, Northamptonshire and Edward Allen of Oundle, Baker, Joseph Bland, Blacksmith of Aldwinkle All Saints in this County aforesaid are held and firmly bound unto the Right Reverend Father…

Rev Edward Holdich (1681-1714) His Will

The last Will and Testament of me Edward Holdich of Oundle in the County of Northamptonshire I give to my brother Francis Holdich of Wadenhoe the sum of £40 which is due to me upon a mortgage of a house…