Posted By:highclere ridgley
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Subject:Re: Holmes/Cooke
Post Date:May 19, 2013 at 07:02:53
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This sounds like Charles Holmes, son of Henry Holmes and Mary Ann (Howe) arr. Lysander 183, with good information about early life in colony. Too long to print here but you can find it on Trove digitised newspapers..it is very informative.

The Register 25 May 1911

http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/search?adv=y


also -

South Australian Register 17 November 1858

On the 14th November, at the residence of his son-in-law, Mr. Henry Holmes, of Spring Farm, near Angaston, Mr. William Howe, aged 80 years.


South Australian Register 30 July 1859

MARRIED. On the 28th July, at Spring Farm, near Angaston, by the Rev. William Brown, Charles, eldest surviving son of Mr. Henry Holmes, to Mary Ann, only daughter of Mr. John Chapman, of this colony.