Person:Robert Holmes (2)

Robert (Hulme) Holmes
  1. Robert (Hulme) Holmes1578 - 1640
  2. daughter Hulme
  3. Jane Hulme
  4. John Hulme
m. 8 Oct 1605
  1. John Holmes1607 - 1633
  2. Rev. Obadiah (Hulme) Holmes1609/10 - 1682
  3. Joan Holmes1610/11 - 1612
  4. Samuel Holmes - 1613
  5. Samuel Holmes
  6. Nathaniel Holmes1618 - 1631
  7. Robert HolmesBef 1621 - 1697
  8. Joseph HolmesAbt 1623 - 1623
  9. Joseph HolmesAbt 1625 -
Facts and Events
Name Robert (Hulme) Holmes
Gender Male
Christening[1] 18 Aug 1578 Didsbury, Lancashire, England
Marriage 8 Oct 1605 Stockport, Cheshire, Englandto Katherine Johnson
Will[2] 20 Aug 1640 Chester, Cheshire, Englandproved 24 Nov 1649
Burial[2] 12 Nov 1640 Stockport, Cheshire, England

Robert Hulme of Reddish, husbandman, in his will dated 20 Aug 1640, bequeathed to his son Robert "my estate and interest," etc., "in the messuage in which I now dwell and which has been held," etc., "by my predesessors tyme out of mynd," hoping "my rigth worshippful master Edward Cooke esq. will dale mercifullie with him." mentions son Obadiah, his legacy of £10 being dependant on the death of a younger brother, to Samuel "62.8d. and no more in regard of the former great charges I have been putt unto in and about his education"... to Joseph, youngest son, under twenty-one, 40 pounds and all my books. Executors were his son Robert, and brother-in-law Hugh Johnson.S2

  1. Crofton, Henry Thomas; Church of England. Chapelry of Didsbury (Lancashire); and E. Abbey (Edward Abbey) Tindall. The registers of the church of St. James, Didsbury, in the county of Lancaster: christenings, burials, and weddings, 1561-1757.

    (This is the date for the baptism of Robert, son of Robert, recorded at this church, the same one tis man's son Obadiah was baptized in, but there were multiple Holmes families in the area and the online IGI does not record if the original record offered additional identifying information.)

  2. 2.0 2.1 Holmes, J.T., “English Ancestry of Rev. Obadiah Holmes”, in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society)
    Vol. 64 (1910):237-239.