Ada Burton & Sam Holmes

Saint Thomas's Church, Kimberworth - 15.11.13 (4)

Saint Thomas’s Church

Ada Burton, born circa 1873 in Brinsworth, Rotherham, is my third cousin, twice removed and daughter of Charles Burton and Elizabeth Drabble.

In 1897, in Rotherham, Ada married Sam Holmes and together they issued one child, called, Ada.

Below are obituaries for Ada and Sam.

THE ADVERTISER, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29th, 1938.

HOLMES. – On October 25th, 1938, at 111, Meadowhall Road, Kimberworth, Ada, the beloved wife of Sam Holmes, and mother of Ada Hughes, aged 65 years.

THE ADVERTISER, SATURDAY, JANUARY 8th, 1944.

HOLMES. – On January 2nd, 1944, suddenly, at 111, Meadow Hall Road, Kimberworth, Sam, husband of the late Ada Holmes and father of Ada Hughes, aged 73 years.

MR. SAM HOLMES.

The death occurred on Sunday, in his 74th year, of Mr. Sam Holmes, of 111, Meadowhall Road, Rotherham. He retired in 1922 after having been employed as a foreman blacksmith by a Sheffield firm.

Mr. Holmes had been a widower since 1938. He was a native of Walkley, Sheffield.

He leaves one daughter.

The interment took place on Wednesday in the Kimberworth Churchyard, preceded by a service held in the church conducted by the Rev. S. B. King.

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