Joseph Holmes


b. 11 February 1880, Leicester.

m. Hilda Hodges (nee Tunaley),

Leicester, September 25th, 1919.

(Joe was the brother of John Holmes who

married Hilda's sister Elizabeth Tunaley,


Joe d. 1961 at home, Upper Conduit St.,




Occupation of Douglas:

Engineer's Pattern Maker.






Douglas Joseph Holmes


b. Leicester, 1922.

m. Beatrice Eason, November 1943, St. Peter's Church, Leicester.

Douglas d. 12th January 1990, Leicester.

Beatrice d. 12th September 2018, Leicestershire.


Michael J.J. Holmes: b. 24/6/1944,

Leicester. m. Linda, Leicester, 1967.

=> New Zealand (emigration 17/4/1972).

Michael d. 11/7/2003, Auckland.

Jane E. Holmes b. 1956, Leicester => New

Zealand, 1997.

Daughter 2: b. 1959, Leicester.


Image above: Jane's Robbie and Willow

(click on image to enlarge)


Hilda Holmes (nee



b. Leicester, 1888.

m2: Joseph Holmes,

Leicester, September 25th,


Hilda died Leicester, 1968




Information and photo

courtesy of

Dr.Jane Holmes of New



Jane is the granddaughter

of Hilda Holmes, nee






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