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From: Dick Mathews <>
Subject: Re: [Ess] HOLMSTED (was Witham PRs.)
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 18:18:22 +0000
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Hello Jo

I'm intrigued to know whether your Holmstead line has any connection
with a family named MARSDEN.

The IGI has entries for six children of Reuben Marsden and Priscilla --
two in London and four in Colchester.

Elizabeth, born 4 Nov. 1789 bapt. 29 Nov. 1789, St Nicholas, batch K137952

Sarah, born 1 Sep. 1796 bapt. 25 sep. 1796, St Nicholas, batch K137952

William Holmsted, born 7 Oct. 1797 bapt. 12 Nov. 1797, St Nicholas,
batch J137952

Lewis Cottingham, 6 May 1799 bapt. 26 May 1799, St Nicholas, batch J137952

Obviously there are links to families named Cottingham and Holmste(a)d,
but I don't yet know what they are.

Dick Mathews

jo mason wrote:
> Hello, please could I add to this request for a baptism for Thomas
> Holmstead, or similar surname born 1803 [1 census]or 1811 [3 census]
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> Regards
> Jo in Leics
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