Burial register ID: 8273
Surname: HOLMES
First name: MARY
Middle names: ANN
Gender: Female
Age: 30 Years
Cause of death: Unknown
Burial type:
Date of death: 07-Jul-1899
Date of burial: 09-Jul-1899

Block: 29
Plot: 5

Bio contributor: Valerie Sherwood

Mary Ann Holmes née Douglas (c.1869-1899)

Mary Ann Douglas’s father was John Douglas, a slater, and her mother was Ann Douglas née Kerr.

Mary, aged 28, married Edward Charles Holmes, aged 24, on 15th March 1898. The marital home was in North East Valley, on the main road. It was, according to family lore, later demolished to make way for the Church of England to be built on the site.

Mary Holmes died on 7th July 1899 at home, leaving an infant daughter, Martha Mary. She is buried here in the Northern Cemetery.

There are 3 Interments in this grave:

Surname First names Age Date of death Date of burial
HOLMES AMOS JAMES 27 Years 24-Jan-1875 27-Jan-1875
HOLMES MARY ANN 30 Years 07-Jul-1899 09-Jul-1899
SHERWOOD MARTHA MARY 86 Years 15-Jan-1985 17-Jan-1985