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Edward Baskerville, Farmer of Burcott Farm, Holmer

  • baptised 5th April 1778, St Bartholomew's Church of England, Holmer, Herefordshire
  • died [unknown]
  • parents Andrew and Mary Baskerville, nee Skyrme
  • Married 18 December 1800, All Saints Church of England, Hereford,
    to Mary Newman,
  • Children
    • Edward 1801, Holmer - d. ?, m. 1835, Tarrington, Herefordshire to Mary Hodges nee Saunders
    • Ann 1803, All Saints, Hereford - d. ?.
    • Thomas 1805, All Saints, Hereford - d. 1885, m. 1834, Stoke Lacey, Herefordshire to Sarah Bond
    • John 1808, St John Baptist, Hereford, d. 1867 Bunbury Western Australia, m. (1) 1832, Sholapur, India to Mary Clark, (2) 1837 Poona, India, to Harriett Stringer
    • Sarah 1811, Burghill - d. ?, m. 1834, Wolstanton, Staffordshire to James Brocklehurst
    • Mary, 1814, Burghill - d. 1891, m. 1845, Credenhill, Herefordshire to William Nicholas or Nicholls

Biographical Notes

Burcott Farm is located in the parish of Holmer, about 1.5 kilometres east-south-east of the village of Holmer, and is also known as The Burcott.


Burcott Farm, photographed by Heather Baskerville, October 1985.

The architectural historian Sir Nickolaus Pevsner described the farm house in 1963, one of only three architectural highlights he identified in the parish, as follows:

The Burcott, 1 1/2 miles E.S.E. [of Holmer village], Early 19th century, white, of five bays and two storeys, with a one-storey porch of coupled Greek Doric columns, a tripartite window above.
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