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Lucy JonesJohn Edward Holland
Born: Sunday, 19th December, 1909.
Address: 24 Lich Street, Worcester.
Baptised: Worcester.
Father: John Holland.
Mother: Rose Ellen (Rouse) Holland.
Married: Doris Eliza Jones
View the marriage certificate,
On: Saturday, 16th April, 1938.
At: Knightwick Church, Worcestershire.
Died: Tuesday, 28th October, 1980.
View the family bible deaths.
View the family bible register.

John Edward Holland, photograph taken by me (his son Philip) in 1975 when we went to see his daughter and husband, Josephine and Gunvald Stenersen. We had taken a boat trip with Gunvald to some of the Islands, when I took this close up of Dad.

The following Census' will show where the Holland family originated starting in 1851. The first family I found were my great-great grandparents William and Ann Holland, who lived in Pershore. Their son John Holland was my great-grandfather, his occupation was bricklayer.

John married Jane Ingram the daughter of William and Mary Ingram View the marriage certificate. Her father's occupation was Journeyman Jeweller. John and Jane married at St. George's Church, Birmingham in the county of Warwickshire, on the 24th July, 1870. They both lived at 33 and 35 Great Hampton Row, respectively, at that time, which is not far from what is today known as the Jewellery Quarter of Birmingham. They had several children and one of them was my grandfather John Holland who was born in Aston, Birmingham.

John married Rose Ellen Rouse the daughter of Edward and Rose Rouse View the marriage certificate. Rose Ellen Rouse was born at Broad Ullington Cross, Gloucestershire. John and Rose married at the Register Office in Worcester, on the 8th February 1897. At the time of marriage John lived at Lowesmoor, Worcester and Rose Ellen was living at 25 Regent Street, Worcester. They too had several children and one of them was my father John Edward Holland.

John married my mother Doris Eliza Jones View the marriage certificate. at St Mary's Church, Knightwick, Worcestershire on the 14th May, 1909. Her parents were John William and Lucy Jones. John Jones was a Journeyman Butcher by trade but when my parents married he was Sub-Postmaster of Knightwick, Post Office. Both my parents were living at the Post Office when they married.

 
  1851 Census: PRO Ref: HO/107/2062 Folio 135 Page 26 Film: 0087320
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  Name Title Age Occupation
Place of Birth
  William Ingram
Head
35
Journeyman Jeweller
Clerkenwell, Midlands.
  Mary Ingram
Wife
28
Wordsley, Staffordshire.
  William Ingram
Son
5
Birmingham, Warwickshire.
 
**Jane Ingram
Daughter
3
Birmingham, Warwickshire.
 
Thomas Ingram
Son
1
Birmingham, Warwickshire.
  James Ingram Son 1   Aston Manor, Birmingham, Warwickshire
  Address: Wilton Street, Temperance Square, Aston, Warwickshire.
           
  1851 Census: Piece 2045 Folio: 280 Schedule 174 View the 1851 census 1861 census 1871 census
  Name Title Age Occupation
Place of Birth
  William Holland
Head
31
White Smith
Pershore, Worcester. Ref. 217092
  Ann Holland
Wife
23
Pershore, Worcester. Ref. 217093
  **John Holland
Son
2
Pershore, Worcester. Ref. 217094
  Eliza Holland Daughter 6 m.   Pershore, Worcester. Ref. 217095
  Address: Church Street, Pershore, Worcestershire. Parish: Holy Cross.
   
  1881 Census: 2934-67-8-05375 View the 1881 census
  Name Title Age Occupation
Place of Birth
  **JohnHolland
Head
32
Bricklayer
Pershore, Worcestershire.
  **Jane (Ingram) Holland
Wife
33
Birmingham, Warwickshire.
  Jane Holland
Daughter
10
Birmingham, Warwickshire.
  Annie Holland Daughter 8   Birmingham, Warwickshire.
  Marian Holland Daughter 6   Birmingham, Warwickshire.
  *John Holland Son 4   Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire
  Hannah Holland Daughter 3   Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire
  Sarah Holland Daughter 1   Claines, Worcester.
  Address: 6 Alma Lane, Claines, Worcester.
   
  1891 Census: Fiche 100 Page 19 View the 1891 Census
  Name Title Age Occupation
Place of Birth
  **JohnHolland
Head
42
Bricklayer
Pershore, Worcestershire.
  **Jane (Ingram) Holland
Wife
43
Birmingham, Warwickshire.
  *John Holland Son 14   Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire
  Hannah Holland Daughter 12   Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire
  Sarah Holland Daughter 10   Claines, Worcester.
  Richard Holland Son 8   Claines, Worcester.
  William Holland Son 5   Claines, Worcester.
  Kate Holland Daughter 3   Claines, Worcester.
  Address: 3 Milburn Street, Worcester.
   
  1901 Census View the 1901 Census
  Name Title Age Occupation
Place of Birth
  **JohnHolland
Head
52
Bricklayer
Pershore, Worcestershire.
  **Jane (Ingram) Holland
Wife
52
Birmingham, Warwickshire.
  William Holland Son 15 Labourer Claines, Worcester.
  Kate Holland Daughter 3   Claines, Worcester.
  Address: 3 Milburn Street, Worcester.
  Milburn Street does not exist today and is now called Sydney Street. I used to work at Carmichaels the Bulk Fire-engine builders in Gregory's Mill Street. Sydney Street used to have a corner shop which all the workers including myself used to use.
           
  1881 Census View the 1881 census
  Name Title Age Occupation
Place of Birth
 
Edward Rouse
Head
42
Labourer
Blackely, Worcester, Worcestershire.
 
Rose Rouse
Wife
43
Great (Hartington) Rissington.
 
Ann Rouse
Daughter
12
Broad Campden, Gloucestershire.
 
Emma Rouse
Daughter
10
Broad Campden, Gloucestershire.
  Edward Rouse Son 8   Broad Campden, Mickletown, Gloucestershire.
  **Rose Rouse Daughter 6   Broad Ullington Cross, Gloucestershire.
  John Rouse Son 3   Worcester.
  Address: 11 Regent Street, St Martin, Worcester.
  ** Although it doesn't say it, their daughter is the Rose Ellen Rouse who married John Holland my grandfather.
           
  1891 Census: St Martin RG12/2329 Fiche 95 Folio 22
  Name Title Age Occupation
Place of Birth
 
Edward Rouse
Head
50
Labourer
Blackely, Worcester, Worcestershire.
 
Rose Rouse
Wife
50
Great (Hartington) Rissington.
  Edward Rouse Son 18 Sheet Maker Broad Campden, Mickletown, Gloucestershire.
  John Rouse Son 13 Tin Stamper Worcester.
  Address: 11 Regent Street, St Martin, Worcester.
  The three daughters are not in the household any longer.
           
  8th February, 1897. *John Holland marriage to **Rose Ellen Rouse (My great grandparents) marriage certificate.
  Name Title Age Occupation
Place of Birth
  *John Holland Husband 21 Time Keeper at Brickwork's Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire
  **Rose Ellen (Rouse) Holland Wife 21   Broad Ullington Cross, Gloucestershire.
  The wedding took place at the Worcester Register Office, in the presence of James Bishop and Mabel Hines.
The registrar was, George Everton and the superintendent registrar was A. W. Knott.
Fathers' of the bride and groom were Edward Rouse, Plate Layer and John Holland, Bricklayer.
At the time of marriage John Holland's address was, Lowesmoor, St. Martin, Worcester and Rose Ellen Rouse's address was 25 Regent Street, Worcester. (Found in Littlebury's Worcester Street Directory, 1897: Edward Rouse living at 25 Regent Street, Worcester) Confirming this as the same address as Rose when she was married.
           
  1901 Census: RG13/2828 Folio 61 Page 37 View the 1901 census
  Name Title Age Occupation
Place of Birth
 
*John Holland
Head
25
General Labourer
Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire
  **Rose Ellen Holland Wife 25
Dress Maker (own account)
Broad Ullington Cross, Gloucestershire.
 
Gertrude May Holland
Daughter
4
Worcester, Worcestershire.
 
Dorothy Beatrice Holland
Daughter
9m
Worcester, Worcestershire.
  Address: 5 Ct 7 Sherborne Street, Ladywood, Birmingham. In the Parish of St. Barnabas.

  The following are details found on fiche at Worcester Records Office. (I now have 1911 Census Forms)
  Name Title Born Place of Birth
  *John Holland Father Circa 1877 Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire
  **Rose Ellen Holland Mother Circa 1875 Broad Ullington Cross, Gloucestershire.
  Gertrude May Holland Daughter Circa 1897 Worcester, Worcestershire
  Gertrude (Gerty) married George James Hayes 6c 410 December quarter 1915.
Irene May Hayes, Baptised: 4th February 1923, St Paul's, Worcester. Father's Occupation: Tent Plater. Address: Spa Row. Vicar: John Hunt.
  Dorothy Beatrice Holland Daughter Circa 1900 Worcester, Worcestershire
  Dorothy (Dolly) married Richard Harvey Obrey, on the 22nd May, 1920. Use this link to View the marriage certificate.
  At this point there is a large gap between children. The next child may not be their daughter. I include her here and will try to verify this record and find out if others were born between 1900 and 1907.
  Lillian Irene Holland Daughter Circa 1907 Worcester, Worcestershire
  Lillian died at 4 years of age and was buried on the 12th May, 1911. Her address was given as 2 Beaver Row, Wyld's lane, Worcester. Fiche: 308/3 St Paul's, Burials, Page No.63 The Vicar was L. Gregory.
  Maud Holland Daughter Circa 1909 Worcester, Worcestershire
  Maud was baptised on the 7th March, 1909. Fiche: 308/3 St. Paul's, Baptisms' Page 15 No. 119 The Vicar was T. F. Stewart. Father: John Holland, Occupation: Stoker. Mother: Rose Ellen (Rouse) Holland. Address: 37 Carden Street, Worcester.
Maud died at 11 months and was buried on the 11th March, 1909. Fiche: 308/3 St. Paul's, Burials Page 49 No. 338. The Vicar was T. F. Stewart.
  John Edward Holland Son 19/12/1909 Worcester, Worcestershire
  This is my father, his first name was never used and he was always known as Ted Holland. View the birth certificate. His address when registered was, 24 Lich Street, Worcester. This street no longer exists but ran parallel between Pump Street and College Street, close to the Cathedral. He married Doris Eliza Jones (my mother) View the marriage certificate Use the following link to View their family page.
  Hilda Irene Holland Daughter Circa 1912 Worcester, Worcestershire
  Hilda married Samuel George Wilde, on the 9th July, 1932. Use this link to View the marriage certificate.
  Minnie Holland Daughter Circa 1913 Worcester, Worcestershire
  Minnie married Sidney Arthur Cox, on the 12th November, 1932. Use this link to View the marriage certificate.
  Ivy Florence Holland Daughter 24/02/1915 Worcester, Worcestershire
  Ivy married George William Perry, on the 12th May, 1934. Use this link to View the marriage certificate.
         
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