Clement-Jones family - Person Sheet
Clement-Jones family - Person Sheet
NameRev Francis James HOLLAND , 1094
Death1907, Sorrento
EducationEton and Trinity Cambridge
FatherSir Henry HOLLAND FRS 1st Bart MD , 673 (1788-1873)
MotherMargaret Emma CALDWELL , 1097 (1792-1830)
FatherRev Alfred LYALL , 1096 (1896-1965)
MotherMary Drummond BROADWOOD , 11684 (1809-1878)
ChildrenBernard Henry , 1867 (1857-1926)
 Mary Agnes , 11330 (1858-1928)
 Alfred Dunstan , 11331 (1859-1869)
 Lucy Verena , 11332 (1863-1886)
 Francis Caldwell , 11558 (1865-1948)
 Michael James , 11559 (1870-1956)
Notes for Rev Francis James HOLLAND
Hon Chaplain to Queen Victoria and Edward VII

Francis completed an MA at Cambridge and then became a Church Minister, chaplain to Queen Victoria and Canon of Canterbury Cathedral.  In 1855 he married Mary Sibylla Lyall, daughter of Rev Alfred Lyall, of Harbledown. 

Francis was sometimes known as "Frank" or as "Long".  Francis was a good friend of Martin Marsh and is refered to in his letters.

Francis founded a girls' school in Paddington, London, which still exists as "The Francis Holland School".

From Wikipedia:

Francis James Holland,( January 20, 1828 – January 27, 1907) was a Canon in the Church of England.

He was born in St. George, Middlesex, a son of Sir Henry Holland and Margaret Emma Caldwell. He went to Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge in 1846, graduating BA in 1850 and MA in 1853.[1] Ordained in 1851, he was appointed Vicar at St Dunstan's, Canterbury 1853-61, Six Preacher and Canon at Canterbury 1859-82 and 1882-1907 and Minister at Quebec Chapel, Marylebone (Middlesex) 1861-83. He was sometime Chaplain to HM Queen Victoria and Hon. Chaplain to HM King Edward VII.

Circum 1880 he established a trust fund for two independent schools in London (see Francis Holland School for more information).
His career is also covered by the “Barchester Chronicles” by Clive Dewey published in London in 1991.

He married Mary Sybilla Lyall in 1855. She was a sister of Alfred Comyn Lyall and later converted to Catholicism. They had four sons (one of whom died young), and two daughters.
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