Built circa 1922 this house was the residence of John H. and Grace S. (Maberry) Holroyd. They lived here during the mid-to-late 1920s and Mrs. Holroyd operated a confectionary and later a lunch room at the home. John H. Holroyd had a background working in refrigeration and was a Chief Engineer with the Union Ice Company. Prior to their marriage, Grace had been a public school teacher in her home state of Illinois. They married in the early 1920s and in early 1924 Grace was operating a confectionary at their home in Pacific Beach, California. They moved to this location in Oceanside where, according to County Directories, Grace was operating a confectionary in 1927 and a lunch room in 1929.
Located at 123 South Horne Street, on the northwest corner of Topeka Street and Horne Street, across the street from Oceanside High School.