1801–1882

Introduction

Born: March 12, 1801, Or­ton, West­mor­land, Eng­land.

Died: Cir­ca Feb­ru­a­ry 1882, near Ul­ver­ston, Lan­ca­shire.

Biography

James was the bro­ther of hym­nist Tho­mas Holme.

He en­rolled at the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Cam­bridge at age 20, gra­du­at­ing in hon­ors from Gon­ville and Cai­us Col­lege in 1825.

He was or­dained the same year, and went on to serve as in­cum­bent of Low Har­ro­gate, York­shire (1838); vicar of Kirk-Lea­tham, York­shire (1839); at Bol­ton, near Brad­ford; and with D. T. K. Drum­mond in the min­is­try of St. Tho­mas’ Eng­lish Epis­co­pal Cha­pel in Ed­in­burgh, Scot­land (as of 1867).

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