Authorised form of nameHolland; Sir; Henry (1788 - 1873); physician
Dates1788 - 1873
Dates and placesBirth:
Knutsford, Cheshire, England (27 October 1788)
His house, Brook Street, London (27 October 1873)
MD (1811, Edinburgh)
Articled clerk to a mercantile house, Liverpool; obtained a release from his articles in order to study medicine (1811); travelled to Iceland with Sir George Mackenzie and Richard Bright (1810); travelled to Portugal, Sardinia, Sicily, Greece and the Ionian Islands (1812); Domestic Physician to Caroline, Princess of Wales (1814); had an extensive practice; Physician Extraordinary to William IV and to Queen Victoria; Physician in Ordinary to Queen Victoria (1852)
Bt 1853
LCP (1816); FCP (1828)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Election Date:
VP 1835-1836, 1860-1861, 1864-1866
RelationshipsSon of a medical pracitioner; married 1) (8 October 1822) Margaret Emma, daughter of James Caldwell of Linley Wood, Staffs, died 1830; 2) (20 March 1834) Saba, daughter of the Rev Sydney Smith, Canon of St Paul's, died 1866
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA5899
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1814/23Holland, Sir Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/002179Holland, Henrynd
IM/Maull/002177Holland, Sir Henrynd
IM/002180Holland, Henrynd
RR/1/71Referee's report by Henry Holland, on a paper 'On the temperatures and geological relations of certain hot springs, particularly those of the Pyrenees; and on the verification of thermometers' by James David Forbes17 June 1836
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