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Family of George HOLBECH and Ellen Catherine RICKETTS

Husband: George HOLBECH (1794-1857)
Wife: Ellen Catherine RICKETTS (1806-1886)
Marriage 2 Jun 1846 Alveston, Warwickshire

Husband: George HOLBECH

Name: George HOLBECH
Sex: Male
Father: William HOLBECH (1748-1812)
Mother: Anne WOODHOUSE ( - )
Birth Jan 1794 Farnborough, Warwickshire
Occupation Royal Navy - Captain
Death 5 Jan 1857 (age 62-63) Farnborough, Warwickshire

Wife: Ellen Catherine RICKETTS

Name: Ellen Catherine RICKETTS
Sex: Female
Father: Charles Milner RICKETTS (1776-1867)
Mother: Ellen Theresa PRENDERGAST (1781-1864)
Birth 29 Oct 1806 Calcutta, Bengal, India
Baptism 1 Jun 1807 (age 0) Calcutta, Bengal, India
Census 1841 (age 34-35) St Mary le Bone, Middlesex
Bryanstone Square
(She is shown as 30 in the census b.1806). Living in home of Amelia WATTS aged 55. Ellen RICKETTS aged 60 (b.1781) her Mother; Anna RICKETTS aged 20 (b.1815), her sister and Elizabeth RICKETTS aged 40 (amended in Ancestry to Letitia Frances TAYLOR which is probably an Aunt). (Note that ages in the 1841 census were rounded up or down to nearest 5)
Census 1851 (age 44-45) Paddington, London
15 Radnor Place
Visitor with her husband in home of Amelia WATTS
Census 1871 (age 64-65) Alveston, Warwickshire
Alveston Villa
Widow. Living with Caroline HOLBECH, her sister in law and 6 servants. Mary Holbech was a visitor.
Census 1881 (age 74-75) Farnborough, Warwickshire
Farnborough Hall
Widow. Living with her nephew Charles William HOLBECH, Vicar of Farnborough and his family
Death 9 Oct 1886 (age 79) Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Cottage, Alveston
Widow. Proved by Dashwood Watts RICKETS and by Charles William HOLBECH, Archdeacon of Coventry

Note on Wife: Ellen Catherine RICKETTS

Recent comunications with Mark ST LEON indicates that Ellen had an illegitimate son to a Patrick CONNOLLY in 1823. The son John finished up in Australia and there is a fascinating story of his life which can be found at