born April 1882–April 1883
in Waldridge, Co. Durham
died very roughly 1969
1891 census: living with parents and siblings at 5 North Row, Waldridge. Age is 8, and place of birth is Waldridge.
18 in 1901 census, living with parents (see Holmes_Elizabeth.tif). Occupation given as Watchmaker (or Matchmaker).
1965: Alan Coe can remember him being present at Elizabeth Jane Coe's (née Holmes) 80th birthday party. Thinks he died in 1969.
He was an alderman of the city of Durham, famous for working towards better rights for miners.