Does anyone have connections to this HOLMES line of Littlehempston/Totnes district (this
John HOLMES, bn abt 1808 in Devon ('Holicombe' in 1851 census,
'Littlehempston' in 1861), ag
lab, married Margaret Unknown at Berry Pomeroy, 6th Jan. 1831. She gives her bplace as
Pomeroy' in 1851.
His son Richard HOLMES, ag lab, chr 5 Oct 1834 Littlehempston, marr Elizabeth (LAMBLE?)
abt 1859 at
Littlehempston. In 1881 he was a railway labourer, still living at Littlehempston.
Their son Richard Henry HOLMES, quarryman, chr 26 Feb 1860 Littlehempston, marr Mary Jane
around 1878/9. They had about 8 children. Living at Uphempston in 1891.
Their daughter, Alice Jane HOLMES was chr 12 Oct 1879 at Littlehempston. She married
of Totnes in 1898.
I would particularly like to ascertain the ancestry of John HOLMES (c1808).