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Henry HOLMES of Yarmouth, Isle of Wight (c. 1660-1738)

1. Henry HOLMES of Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, son of Colonel Thomas HOLMES of Kilmallock, co. Limerick ( - ) and Anne GIBBONS ( - ), was born circa 1660. He was a Lieutenant-governor of the Isle of Wight. He married Mary HOLMES. He died on 18 June 1738. He was buried on 23 June 1738 in Yarmouth, Isle of Wight.

 

He was the son of Thomas Holmes of Kilmallock, co. Limerick and became a major in the Army.

He was appointed Captain of Hurst Castle on the Isle of Wight from 1683 to 1714. He was a Member of Parliament for Yarmouth (Isle of Wight), England from April 1695 until 1717. He quarreled in the House of Commons with John Cutts, 1st Baron Cutts in 1697, accusing Cutts of discharging militia officers in Yarmouth, Isle of Wight who had voted against Holmes' rival, Cutts' brother-in-law John Acton. He was also Lieutenant-Governor of the Isle of Wight from 1710 to 1714.

He married Mary, the illegitimate daughter of Sir Robert Holmes, MP of Thorley, and with her had 8 sons and 8 daughters.

 

Mary HOLMES and Henry HOLMES had the following children:

 

Elizabeth HOLMES (1696-1788). Elizabeth was born in 1696. She was baptised on 25 May 1696. She married Thomas TROUGHEAR in 1724 in Thorley, Isle of Wight. She died in 1788. She was buried on 28 January 1788 in Northwood, Isle of Wight.

Thomas HOLMES (1699-1764). Thomas was born in 1699 in Yarmouth. He was christened on [Julian] 2 November 1699. He was a Governor of the Isle of Wight. He had the title '1st Baron Holmes of Kilmallock'. He married Anne PLAYER in 1727. He died in [Julian] July 1764. He was buried on [Julian] 21 July 1764 in Yarmouth.

Second Generation

2. Colonel Thomas HOLMES of Kilmallock, co. Limerick, son of Henry HOLMES of Mallow, County of Cork, was a Soldier. He married Anne GIBBONS.

 

3. Anne GIBBONS has few details recorded about her. She and Thomas HOLMES had the following children:

 

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Henry HOLMES (c. 1660-1738)

Third Generation

4. Henry HOLMES of Mallow, County of Cork has few details recorded about him.

 

Henry HOLMES had the following children:

 

Robert HOLMES (c. 1622-1692). Robert was born circa 1622 in Ireland. He was an Admiral in the Navy, Governor of the Isle of Wight, MP for Winchester. He died on 1 November 1692 in Englefield Green, Surrey. He was buried in November 1692 in Yarmouth Parish Church.

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Thomas HOLMES ( - )