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George Chaplin Holroyd                            1790-1871
George was born on 9 September 1790, the son of Sir George Holroyd and Sarah Chaplin, at Bloomsbury, London, Middlesex.
He served in the British East India Military Service. On 3 July 1810, he was wounded in an engagement between the Ceylon, Windham, and the Astell, and two large French frigates and a corvette, which ended in the capture of the Ceylon and Windham, and an escape of the Astell, on which last-mentioned vessel he was appointed captain of two guns on the gun deck.

Mary Virginie Mottet de la Fontaine             -1845           (1st Wife)
Virginie was the daughter of Benedict Mottet de La Fontaine and Marie Marguerite Villon de Fécamp, in India.
I have identified the following children.
  George Born 18 Feb 1819   India Married Emily Garstin
Henry Born 14 Jul 1820   India Married Louisa Fanny Gordon
Charles Born 16 Oct 1822   India Married Mary Florence Hannay
Anna Eliza Smith
John Born 20 Dec 1823   India Married Pauline Law de Clapernon
Mary Anne Born 8 Aug 1829   Exeter Married Henry Mills
Virginie Jane Born 29 Jan 1835   Exeter Married Rev. Alfred Wilson Mills

Birth of Parents
George Chaplin Holroyd b: 9 Sep 1790         Bloomsbury, London, Middlesex
son of Sir George Sowley Holroyd and Sarah Chaplin, Queen's Square

Mary Virginie Mottet de la Fontaine       No Date         India
daughter of Benedict Mottet de La Fontaine and Marie Marguerite Villon de Fécamp

Marriage
28 Apr 1818
Lieut. George Chaplin Holroyd
Mary Virginie Mottet de la Fontaine
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

Children
George Holroyd b: 18 Feb 1819               India
son of George Chaplin Holroyd and Mary Virginie Mottet de la Fontaine
Henry Holroyd b: 14 Jul 1820               India
son of George Chaplin Holroyd and Mary Virginie Mottet de la Fontaine
Charles Holroyd b: 16 Oct 1822               India
son of George Chaplin Holroyd and Mary Virginie Mottet de la Fontaine
John Holroyd b: 20 Dec 1823               India
son of George Chaplin Holroyd and Mary Virginie Mottet de la Fontaine
Mary Anne Holroyd b: 8 Aug 1829               Exeter, Devon
daughter of George Chaplin Holroyd and Mary Virginie Mottet de la Fontaine
Virginie Jane Holroyd b: 29 Jan 1835               Exeter, Devon
daughter of George Chaplin Holroyd and Mary Virginie Mottet de la Fontaine

1841 Census HO107-266
7 June 1841 Saint David, Exeter, Devon
Southembay     Born in this County?    
George Holroyd
Mary
Mary
Virginie
Plus 4 Servants
Age 50
Age 40
Age 11
Age 6
Banker No
India
Yes
Yes
  9 Sep 1790
(No date)
8 Aug 1829
29 Jan 1835

Death
Mary Virginie Mottet (de la Fontaine) Holroyd Died 1 Aug 1845,       1845 3Q Exeter 7c 55



Frances Hatton Harington                       1801-1874           (2nd Wife)
Frances was born about 1801, the daughter of Edward Harington, at Bridlington, Yorkshire.
I have not identified any children.

Birth of New Wife
Frances Hatton Harington b: abt 1801  c: 4 Sep 1801       Bridlington, Yorkshire
daughter of Edward Harington

Marriage
14 Aug 1848
George Chaplin Holroyd
Frances Hatton Harington
      1848 3Q Exeter 10 136

1851 Census HO107-1869 31 March 1851 Saint David, Exeter, Devon
18 Southernbay
George C. Holroyd
Frances H. (Wife)
Plus 3 Servants
Age 60
Age 48
Bank Manager & Retired Captain Queen's Square
Bridlington
Middlesex
Yorkshire
9 Sep 1790
abt 1801

1861 Census RG9-1401 8 April 1861 Dawlish, Devon
9 West Cliff
George C. Holroyd
Frances H. (Wife)
Virginie J. (s)
Plus 2 Servants
Age 70
Age 57
Age 26
Magistrate for Exeter London
Bridlington
Exeter
Middlesex
Yorkshire
Devon
9 Sep 1790
abt 1801
29 Jan 1835

1871 Census RG10-2065 3 April 1871 Saint David, Exeter, Devon
18 Southernbay
George C. Holroyd
Frances H. (Wife)
Plus 4 Servants
Age 80
Age 65
Magistrate & Half-Pay Captain St Geo Bloomsbury
Bridlington
Middlesex
Yorkshire
9 Sep 1790
abt 1801

Death
George Chaplin Holroyd Died 24 Nov 1871, Age 81,       1871 4Q Exeter 5b 84

EXETER   10 Jan 1872                         Probate
HOLROYD, George Chaplin Esq., - The Will of George Chaplin Holroyd, late of the City of Exeter, Esquire, who died 25 November 1871, at 18 Southernhay, in Exeter, was proved at Exeter by Henry Holroyd, of 2 Elm-couirt, Middle Temple, in the City of London, Esquire, Barrister-at-Law, the Son, William Mills of 327 Clapham-road in the County of Surrey, Esquire, and the Reverend Alfred Wilson Mills, of St. Erth, in the County of Cornwall, Clerk, the Executors.   Effects Under £40,000.

Death
Frances Hatton (Harington) Holroyd Died 25 Mar 1874, Age 70,       1874 1Q Exeter 5b 81

EXETER   11 Apr 1874                         Probate
HOLROYD, Frances Hatton, - The Will with a codicil, of Frances Hatton Holroyd, late of the City of Exeter, Widow, who died 25 March 1874, at 18 Southernhay, Exeter, was proved at Exeter by the Reverend Edward Charles Harington, of Exeter, Clerk, Chancellor and Canon Residentiary of the Catholic Church of St. Peter, Exeter, the Brother, the sole Executor.   Effects under £10,000

SPECIAL THANKS  to Penny Graham, of England, for inspiring the research of this family, and for many of the details provided.