1851 Census

Name Relationship Age Occupation Birthplace
HOLMES William Head 29 Agricultural Labourer Barden, Craven
HOLMES Elizabeth Wife 26 Coverdale
HOLMES Ann Daughter 5 Coverdale
HOLMES John Son 4 Coverdale
HOLMES Dorothy Daughter 2 Castle Bolton
HOLMES William Son 6mo Castle Bolton

Nothing is known of the parentage of William or Elizabeth. The following baptisms have been found for their children:
  1. Ann: baptized 9 April 1845 (Coverdale Methodist)
  2. John: (no baptism found)
  3. Dorothy: baptized 7 January 1849 (Castle Bolton)
  4. William: baptized 2 March 1851 (Castle Bolton)

In 1871 and 1881, William and Elizabeth are in Barden.

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