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Francis James Holland


Clergyman. Son of Henry Holland and his first wife, Margaret Emma Caldwell. Vicar of St Dunstan’s, Canterbury, 1853–61; minister of Quebec Chapel, London, 1861–82. Chaplain-in-ordinary to Queen Victoria, 1873. Canon of Canterbury from 1882.


Alum. Cantab.




Alum. Cantab.: Alumni Cantabrigienses. A biographical list of all known students, graduates and holders of office at the University of Cambridge, from the earliest times to 1900. Compiled by John Venn and J. A. Venn. 10 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1922–54.

ODNB: Oxford dictionary of national biography: from the earliest times to the year 2000. (Revised edition.) Edited by H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. 60 vols. and index. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2004.

WWW: Who was who: a companion to Who’s who, containing the biographies of those who died during the period [1897–1995]. 9 vols. and cumulated index (1897–1990). London: Adam & Charles Black. 1920–96.