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John Holmes (c1798-1852) of Holmes and Sons
1851 Living at Globe Lane, Norwich: John Holmes (age 53 born Baddingham, Suffolk), Merchant. With his wife Rebecca L. Holmes (age 50 born Hotham, Suffolk) and their three sons; James Holmes (age 22 born Norwich); George T. Holmes (age 19 born Norwich); and Fredrick R. Holmes (age 16 born Norwich). Two servants.
1852 July 24th. Died, of Holmes and Sons, agricultural engineers and machine manufacturers, age 55.