Henderson, Jessie (1885-1968) and Thomas Henry Holdaway (1869-1935)

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Jessie Henderson (1885-1968) and Thomas Henry Holdaway (1869-1935)

Jessie Henderson (1885-1968)
Daughter of Fulton Henderson (1833-1906) and Emma Dady (1850-1908)
Born Rangoon on 18 January 1885
Baptised in Rangoon on 6 February 1885
Married at St Andrew’s Church, Madras to Thomas Henry Holdaway (1869-1935) on 12 December 1900
Married at St Andrew’s Church, Madras to Jessie Henderson (1885-1968) on 12 December 1900
Honeymooned at Rangoon.
Sailed back to England and lived at 114 Fenchurch Street, London
Returned to India where her husband joined the Madras City Police. Her  husband retired and became Verger of St George’s Cathedral, Madras.
Sailed to England in 1960
Jessie and Thomas had 6 children
Jessie was a thoroughly nasty, bitter and vindictive lady
Died in London on 17 March 1968


Herbert Fulton Jesse Holdaway (1906-1991). Unmarried. Born in Kamtee on 7 April 1906. Died in London 1991

Walter Henry Cutting Holdaway (1909-1968). Married Aileen Barbara Walton (1916-1996). Two children, Derek Ian Walton Holdaway (b.1937), civil partner Edward William Hubert Castell (b.1936) and Anne Patricia Holdaway (b.1943). Married (i) Ronald Alan France, one daughter Joanna Wendy France (b.1969) (ii) Frank Henry Duffield (1923-1979) and (iii) George Victor Steer (b.1943) 

Violet Isabella Alice Holdaway (1913-1990). Born in Madras 23 February 1913. Married Francis William ‘Frank’ Barks (1907-1992) in September 1933. Two children Frank Herbert Barks (1935-2000) and Lorna Jean Barks (b.1939). Died at Newark, UK on 22 June 1990

William James Pierson Holdaway (1915-1941). Unmarried. Born in Tuticorin, India on 28 May 1915. Died on 15 September 1941 and was buried at Moradabad Cemetery on 16 September 1941

Edwin Albert Morton Holdaway (1918-2010) married (i) Sarah Poole. Children. (ii) Edna Hallewell. Died in Basingstoke on 10 September 2010. Was cremated in Basingstoke on 24 September 2010.

Charles Richard Sidney Holdaway (1921-1993). Born in Vellore India on 18 January 1921.  Married Elsie Runacres. Children. Died in London in 1993


The Holdaway family 1921

Herbert, Walter,
Jessie, with Charles, Thomas,

Billy, Edwin and Violet


Thomas Henry Holdaway, Jessie Henderson
and their son Walter Henry Cutting Holdaway


Jessie with her son Walter


Jessie, standing between her sons Edwin and Walter  



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