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Postby laughing granny » Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:17 pm

Please can anybody help with information on this family both before and after 1891.

Any help much appreciated

1891 census

Wellesley Street, Mile End Old Town, London And Middlesex, England

First name(s) Last name Relationship Marital status Sex Age Birth year Birth place Occupation
John Holcombe Head Married Male 56 1835 Ireland Retired Customs Officer
Ellen Holcombe Wife Married Female 52 1839 Kent, England -
John R Holcombe Son Single Male 23 1868 Kent, England Barman
Mary Eliz Holcombe Daughter Single Female 10 1881 - Scholar
James Arthur Holcombe Son Single Male 8 1883 - Scholar
James Holcombe Nephew Single Male 21 1870 Kent, England Shopman General Work
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Postby PaulH01 » Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:34 pm

Family Search has this for 1881 (Wellesley St., Mile End Old Town):

Jno Holcombe Head M 44 Wicklow, Ireland Customs Officer
Ellen Holcombe Wife F 41 Deal, Kent, England
Jno Holcombe Son M 13 Gravesend, Kent, England
Jannet Holcombe Daughter F 11 Thames Haven, Kent, England
Wm Holcombe Son M 10 Thames Haven, Kent, England
Jas Holcombe Son M 11 Gravesend, Kent, England
Fred Holcombe Son M 2 Stepney, Middlesex, England
Mary Holcombe Daughter F 0 Stepney, Middlesex, England
Andrew Croft Boarder M 30 Cornwall, England

and this one for 1871 (Fobbing, Essex):

John Holcombe Head Male 30 Wicklow, Ireland Customs Waterman
Ellen Holcombe Wife Female 31 Kingsdown, Kent
John Holcombe Son Male 3 Gravesend, Kent
Janet Holcombe Daughter Female 2 Fobbing, Kent
John Holcombe Father Male 68 Shoreham, Sussex
Walter Reeve Visitor Male 13 London

Birth of son John gives some middle names, which might be useful:

Name John Robinson Holcomb
Residence Place Milton near Gravesend, Kent, England
Gender Male
Christening Date 27 Dec 1867
Christening Date (Original) 27 DEC 1867
Father's Name John Robinson Holcomb
Mother's Name Ellen Elizabeth
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Postby JMcK » Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:12 am

John Robinson HOLCOMBE 1867 S qtr Gravesend Vol 02A page 355 MMN CROSS

Ellen E CROSS m John HOLCOMBE Orsett 4a page 125
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Postby laughing granny » Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:21 am

Thank you
That certainly helps and gives me something to go on
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