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THE HOLT FAMILY FELLOWSHIP

Est.11th January 2000

"Who wishes to serve his fellow creature will meet with the merit of his own action in time to come."
Joseph Holt 1756 - 1826, A Rum Story, Peter O'Shaughnessy editor, 1988, p.53.

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With the retirement in Australia of Pamela Goesch and Lionel Fowler after approximately sixty years spent researching the true descendants of General Joseph Holt, Bernadette (Ber) Holt has offered her research services to our chat rooms. We would all be aware of and appreciate Ber's amazing family research abilities. The Holt Family Fellowship researchers are extremely lucky to receive such a wonderful offer. Most of us understand the tremendous work that this involves. The Holt Family Fellowship has accepted Ber's offer with our deepest gratitude. It is fitting that our family research in our chat rooms will now be based in Ireland.

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15th Mar 20 04:37:13 Mike Pierce To all interested:
I have just learned that Peter O'Shaughnessy died 5 Oct 2013, may he rest in peace.
Mike Pierce.
15th Mar 20 04:19:48 Mike Pierce Can anyone tell me who is managing and monitoring this chat room. Who is responsible for updating the info on the home page? Thanking whoever in advance for any input into my questions. Thanks again, Mike Pierce.
15th Mar 20 04:15:20 Mike Pierce To Mary Byrd:
Hope this chat finds you well. How did you end up with a draft screenplay by Peter O'Shaunessy? Can You Share it with me?
Mike Pierce
7th Mar 20 23:45:32 Mike Pierce I have not seen any communications from Bernadette Holt in Ireland. Is she still in charge of the chat room?
5th Feb 20 03:05:47 Carole Parkes You'll probably need to copy and paste those links into the address box of your search engine.
5th Feb 20 03:04:08 Carole Parkes Some Avoca parish records are on line here https://registers.nli.ie/parishes/0460

Other records here, but you need to know which parish you want
https://registers.nli.ie
18th Jan 20 06:18:03 Carole Parkes Lee, if you scroll down the page to the very bottom, on the right, you can search for your Mary Grattan(a?). Or use Ontario as your search word. We have a few Holts in Canada.
7th Dec 19 04:34:37 Lee Larkin Does anyone have information on the Holts of Ontario Canada? Anthony Holt and Mary Grattona nd their children, Thomas, William, Martha, Elanor, Mary Ann and Samuel? I am related to Thomas Holt from Mornington, Ontario.
5th Sep 19 07:45:33 Carole Parkes Please ignore the previous post. This same Joseph Holt, painter, is still in Blair St in the 1841 census, so cannot be Joseph Harrison Holt. My error.
5th Sep 19 07:40:05 Carole Parkes Now I'm in possession of a marriage certificate for one of Joseph Harrison Holt's daughters,thanks to Matthew Fowler, and it definitely states he is a painter, I think the following may be relevant.

The 1828 Pigot & Co's Directory of Liverpool gives a Joseph Holt, painter, living in 8 Blair St. We know Joseph H Holt and his family sailed to America from Liverpool in 1832, so is it possible he was living in Liverpool prior to this? There is no sign of him in the 1834 Directory unless he changed his trade to a confectioner and also changed his address to 13 Castle St. My guess this confectioner is a totally different Joseph Holt to the painter. I need to look further into this.

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