1819–1904

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Born: De­cem­ber 5, 1819, New­ark-on-Trent, Not­ting­ham­shire, Eng­land.

Died: Au­gust 27, 1904, Roches­ter, Kent, Eng­land.

Buried: Caunton church­yard, Nott­ing­ham­shire, Eng­land.

Biography

Hole was the hus­band of Ca­ro­line Franck­lin (mar­ried 1861).

Educated at Brase­nose Col­lege, Ox­ford (MA 1844), he re­ceived his DD de­gree from the Arch­bi­shop of Can­ter­bu­ry in 1887.

He served as cur­ate (1844–50) and vi­car (1850–87) of St. An­drew’s Church, Caun­ton, Not­ting­hams­hire.

He was also pre­ben­dary of Lin­coln Ca­thed­ral and an hon­or­a­ry chap­lain to Ed­ward Ben­son (then Arch­bi­shop of Can­ter­bury), and be­came Dean of Ro­ches­ter in 1887.

In the sec­u­lar realm, he was not­ed for his ex­per­tise with ros­es: He was an in­au­gu­ral re­cip­i­ent of the Ro­yal Hor­ti­cul­tur­al So­ci­ety’s Vi­ctor­ia Med­al of Honor. A tea rose bred by the French firm of Nab­bon­and was named af­ter his wife, Mrs. Rey­nolds Hole.

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