Richard HOLMES was born abt. 1877 in Tupton, Derbyshire, England. He married Agnes KNIBBS June 1902 in Woodstock District, Oxfordshire, England. He died UNKNOWN. Agnes KNIBBS, daughter of James KNIBBS and Eliza GREENLAND , was born bef. 02 November 1878 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. She died UNKNOWN.


Marriage Notes for Richard HOLMES\Agnes KNIBBS:

The marriage register entry at Woodstock indicates that Richard was from Milford.

Witnesses to the marriage were William James Knibbs and Elizab Ann Knibbs, Agnes' older brother and sister.


Notes for Richard HOLMES:

Richard can be seen aged 4 years, living at Wards Row, Tupton, Derbyshire, England at the 1881 census with his parents and siblings:
William Holmes Head Mar 44 Coal Miner Sheffield York
Elizabeth Holmes Wife Mar 34 Brampton Derby
John Holmes Son 13 Scholar Tupton Derby
Sarah H Holmes Daur 11 Scholar Tupton Derby
William Holmes Son 9 Scholar Tupton Derby
Florence Holmes Daur 8 Tupton Derby
Richard Holmes Son 4 Tupton Derby
James Holmes Son 2 Tupton Derby
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In 1891, they were living at Wards Buildings, Tupton, Derbyshire:
William Holmes Head Mar 53 Coalminer Yorkshire Sheffield
Ann E Holmes Wife Mar 44 Derbyshire Brampton
William H Holmes Son 19 Coalminer Derbyshire Tupton
Florence Holmes Daur 18 Derbyshire Tupton
Richard Holmes Son 15 Coalminer Derbyshire Tupton
Arthur Holmes Son 7 Derbyshire Tupton
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Richard appears in the 1901 census living at Milford, Derbyshire:
James Walker Head Mar 68Derby Derbyshire
Sarah Walker Wife Mar 66 Pyebridge Derbyshire
Richard Holmes 24 Milford Police Constable Tupton Derbyshire
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Richard married Agnes Knibbs in 1902.
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In 1911, Richard was living at 21 Market Place, Heanor, Derbyshire:
Richard Holmes Head 35 Married Police Sergeant New Tupton Derbyshire
Agnes Holmes Wife 34 Married (9 years) Woodstock Oxfordshire

Richard and Agnes had no children before the 1911 census.

Sources for Richard HOLMES:

  1. Personal Contact with Trevor Knibbs,
  2. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Woodstock,
  3. 1901 British Census,
  4. 1891 British Census,
  5. 1911 British Census,

Notes for Agnes KNIBBS:

Note from the Woodstock PR Transcript says "received into the Church November 29 1878".

It is quite possibly this Agnes who appears in the 1901 census aged 25, living and working at Milford, Derbyshire as a Domestic Laundry Maid.

Sources for Agnes KNIBBS:

  1. Personal Contact with Trevor Knibbs,
  2. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Banbury,
  3. 1881 British Census,