Thomas Gray Mellafont (b.1824) and Elizabeth Sturt
Thomas Gray Mellafont (b.1824)
Married Elizabeth Sturt
They had a daughter
Isabella Mellafont (b.1848) who married Jesse Holdaway (1845-1908) in 1869. Jesse was a labourer who on reaching 21 became a constable in the City of London Police Force on 29 March 1866
Isabella and Jesse had a son
Thomas Henry Holdaway (1869-1935) who was married at St Andrew’s Church, Madras to Jessie Henderson (1885-1968) on 12 December 1900.
Thomas Henry and Jessie had 6 children
Herbert Fulton Jesse Holdaway (1906-1991). Unmarried
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). Married Francis William ‘Frank’ Barks (1907-1992) in September 1933. Two children Frank Herbert Barks (1935-2000) and Lorna Jean Barks (b.1939)
William Jams Pierson Holdaway (1915-1941). Unmarried
Edwin Albert Morton Holdaway (1918-2010) married (i) Sarah Poole. Children. (ii) Edna Hallewell
Charles Richard Sidney Holdaway (1921-1993) Married Elsie Runacres. Children.
Thomas Henry Holdaway died in Madras on 11 August 1935.
Buried in St George’s Cathedral Cemetery, Madras