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William James Holmes

Male abt 1863 - 1945  (~ 82 years)



  • Name William James Holmes  [1, 2, 3
    Birth abt 1863  Sarajevo, Bosnia Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 4, 5, 6
    Occupation abt 1884 - 1918  H M Consular Service  [1, 4
    Occupation Apr 1891  Clerk  [3
    Residence Apr 1891  5 Eardley Rd, Streatham Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    • with aunt Evelina Brant, widow, age 66 b Malta + others of family
    Occupation 1899  Asuncion, Paraguay Find all individuals with events at this location ; British Consul  [7
    Marriage 24 Jan 1899  St Mary, Plaistow, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location   [7, 8
    Aileen Tatham,   b. 27 May 1878, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1934, 84 Dorset Rd, Bexhill-on-Sea Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence abt 1900 - 1905  Ajaccio, Corsica Find all individuals with events at this location   [9
    • Ajaccio presumed from birthplace of his children. Possibly was HM Consul there.
    Residence abt 1934 -   Fairmead, Gunters Lane, Bexhill-on-Sea Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 4, 10
    Residence Jun 1945  Heatherbrae, Bramshott Chase, Hindhead Find all individuals with events at this location   [11
    Death 06 Jun 1945  Hindhead Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 5
    • On June 6, 1945, at Hindhead, William James Holmes, of Fairmead, Gunters Lane, Bexhill, aged 84[sic] (H.M. Consular Service, Retd.), youngest son of the late Sir William Holmes, J.P. [The Times, 08 Jun 1945]
    Probate 13 Jun 1947  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; 2,931 15s. 1d.  [11
    • Holmes William James of Heatherbrae Bramshot Chase Hindhead Surrey died 6 June 1945 Probate London 13 June to Audrey Aileen Holmes spinster [daughter]. Effects 2931 15s. 1d. [NPC]
    Notes 
    • not found in any E&W census except 1891
    Person ID I1426  Tatham | Bloxham branch, Christopher branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 12 May 2013 

    Father William Richard Holmes,   b. 1822, Northern Ireland? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1882, Yewhurst, Belvedere, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Adela Louisa Zohrab,   b. abt 1825, Malta Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Feb 1910, Hambledon, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Marriage 05 May 1847  Templederry, Tipperary Find all individuals with events at this location   [12, 13
    Family ID F0331  Family Group Sheet

    Family Aileen Tatham,   b. 27 May 1878, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1934, 84 Dorset Rd, Bexhill-on-Sea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Marriage 24 Jan 1899  St Mary, Plaistow, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location   [7, 8
    • On the 24th inst., at St. Mary's, Plaistow, Bromley, Kent, by the Rev. Canon Alfred Millard William Christopher, Hon. Canon of Christ Church and Rector of St. Aldate, Oxford, the great uncle of the bride, assisted by the Rev. Proby Littler Cautley, Rector of Quainton, Aylesbury, Bucks, cousin of the bride, the Rev. John Bond, the Vicar of St. Mary's, Plaistow, Bromley, Kent, and the Rev. Harry Francis Maltby, Curate of St. Mary's, Plaistow, Bromley, William James Holmes, her Britannic Majesty's Consul, Asuncion, Paraguay, son of the late Sir William Richard Holmes, of her Majesty's Consular Service, to Aileen, second daughter of Percy Charles French Tatham, of Thorncroft, Bromley-park, Bromley, Kent. [Morning Post]
    Children 
    +1. Ruby Holmes,   b. 08 Apr 1900, Ajaccio, Corsica Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1986, Surrey S W Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. Audrey Aileen Holmes,   b. 18 Jul 1901, Bromley, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Aug 1969, Eastbourne Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +3. Kathleen Julia Frances Holmes,   b. 27 Jun 1903, Ajaccio, Corsica Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Aug 1974, Bedford Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     4. William Tatham Holmes,   b. 02 Jul 1905, Ajaccio, Corsica Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Feb 1941, Forfar Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
    Last Modified 12 May 2013 
    Family ID F0329  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - abt 1863 - Sarajevo, Bosnia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1891 - 5 Eardley Rd, Streatham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - British Consul - 1899 - Asuncion, Paraguay Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 24 Jan 1899 - St Mary, Plaistow, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 24 Jan 1899 - St Mary, Plaistow, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - abt 1900 - 1905 - Ajaccio, Corsica Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - abt 1934 - - Fairmead, Gunters Lane, Bexhill-on-Sea Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jun 1945 - Heatherbrae, Bramshott Chase, Hindhead Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 06 Jun 1945 - Hindhead Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 2,931 15s. 1d. - 13 Jun 1947 - London Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham.

    2. [S05] The Times, death notice, 20 Oct 1934.
      wife Aileen

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1891.
      age 28 b Bosnia

    4. [S05] The Times, death notice, 08 Jun 1945.
      age 84 [sic]

    5. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Petersfield, 2Q1945.
      age 82

    6. [S02] BMD Index, GRO consular births indices, 1860-1865.
      reg Bosna Serai

    7. [S11] Newspaper, Morning Post, 31 Jan 1899.
      marriage notice

    8. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Bromley, 1Q1899.

    9. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Ajaccio Consulate, abt 1901 - 1905.
      GRO Consular Birth Indices ref 11/1087

    10. [S05] The Times, death notice, 05 Mar 1941.
      son William

    11. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    12. [S05] The Times, obituary, 21 Jan 1882.

    13. [S22] IGI / BVRI, LDS member .