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Henry Worsley, 8th Baronet Worsley


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Elizabeth Troughear Holmes

Henry Worsley, 8th Baronet Worsley 61,157

  • Born: 13 December 1755
  • Marriage: Elizabeth Troughear Holmes on 2 January 1785 in Calbourne, Isle of Wight
  • Died: 7 April 1811 aged 55
  • Buried: 25 April 1811

bullet  General Notes:

Reverend Sir Henry Worsley Holmes 8th Baronet Worsley. Acceeded from Sir Richard Worsley of Appuldercombe, his kinsman in 1805. Took the name Holmes in 1804.

Inscription found in Arreton Church, Arreton, Isle of Wight:

Sacred to the memory of the Reverend Sir Henry Worsley Holmes,
Bart., third son of Robert Worsley Esq. late of Pidford in this
island. Exemplary in the duties and active in the charities of life
the rank and fortune he enjoyed enabled him to indulge the natural
benevolence of his heart and to become the liberal dispenser of good
to others. As a divine and magistrate he lived in the respect and
esteem of society and as a friend, father and christian he closed a
useful and well spent life in the bosom of his afflicted family on the
14th day of April 1811 in the 56th year of his age. Thou has been
faithful unto death and I will give thee the crown of life.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. He was baptised on 14 December 1755.

2. He had an estate probated on 11 May 1811.


Henry married Elizabeth Troughear Holmes, daughter of Reverend Leonard Troughear and Elizabeth Tyrrell, on 2 January 1785 in Calbourne, Isle of Wight. (Elizabeth Troughear Holmes was born on 31 January 1759 and died on 20 January 1832 in Newport, Isle of Wight 158.)

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