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Hugo Holladay

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Hugo Holladay (1862-1946) of Garton and King

1862 Born at Faversham, the son of Stephen Holladay (1835-1921), Grocer, and his wife Maria Baggs (1836-1912)

Worked for Henry S. Tett and Co

1898 Joind Garton and King as a partner.[1]

1907 Married at Exeter to Margaret Eland[2][3]

1911 Living at 7 Barnfield Road, Exeter: Hugo Holladay (age 49 born Faversham, Kent), Ironmonger, Ironfounder, Hot Water Engineer - Employer. With his wife Margaret Holladay (age 32 born Exeter). One servant.[4]

1946 Died. Of Edgerton Lodge, Pennsylvania Road, Exeter. Probate to Henry Edgar Eland Holladay, Engineer and basil Stephen Allen, Surveyor and Estate Agent.

1946 Obituary. 'Mr. Hugo Holladay. of Edgerton Lodge. Pennsylvania, Exeter, whose funeral took place on Tuesday, went to Exeter in 1898. Joining Mr. John Gould King in the firm of Garton and King. On Mr. King's death, Mr. Holladay was joined his brother, the late Mr. Edgar Holladay, later becoming chairman of the company which was formed. Owing to indifferent health and advancing years - Mr. Holladay was 84 - he had been unable to take a very active part for some time, the business being managed by his nephews Messrs. H. E. E. and A. H. He was a feoffee of St. Petrock's Church. Mr. Holladay's wife died only fortnight ago...'[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Monday 03 October 1898
  2. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Tuesday 10 September 1907
  3. Western Times - Friday 06 September 1907
  4. 1911 Census
  5. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Friday 16 August 1946