Amy Lilian STANFORD [c.1884-????] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Amy Lilian STANFORD [c.1884-????]

Amy Lilian
c.1884-01-01 (Year is approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Beckenham, Kent
Birthplace (country): 


The marriage was solemnised at the Church of Our Ladye Star of the Sea, Crooms-hill, Greenwich, on Tuesday last week, of Mr. Joseph Samuel Holland, eldest son of Mr. Joseph Holland, of Deptford House, Broadway, Deptford, with Amy Lilian, youngest daughter of the late Mr. B.R. Stanford, B.A., of Hong Kong, and of Mrs. Stanford, of Ashburnham-grove, Greenwich, and grandaughter of the late Captain A. Baker, R.N. The Rev. Charles A. Dessonlary officiated. the bride, who was given away by her mother, was dressed in sera crêpe de Chine, and was attended by Miss L. Stanford (her sister) and Miss Nora Dane. Mr. Cecil Herbert was "best man." The reception was held at the residence of the bride's mother. The presents were numerous and useful."

Source: The Kentish Mercury, page 5, 9th November 1906



1891 Census UK 81 Kings Road Peckham

Eliza Stanford Married   41 born Boston Massachusetts USA

Alexander Stanford 18 assistant in chemical laboratory born Hong Kong China [dob c 1873]

Louisa Stanford 16 Scholar born Hong Kong China [dob c 1875]

Amy L Stanford 7 born London born [dob c 1884]


1901 Census UK 29 Ashburnham Grove, St Paul, Greenwich, London, England, UK 

Eliza Stanford Head Widow 49 born Boston, USA

Louisa Stanford Daughter Single 26 School Worker Born in China American subject (dob c. 1875)

Amy L. Stanford Daughter Single 17 Student Born in London, Beckenham, Kent (dob c.1884)

Birth 1884 Greenwich

Commonwealth War Graves

Joseph Samuel Holland Private born 8 April 1884 in Greenwich

Died 20 October 1917 Buried Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery

669204. 124th Bn. Canadian Pioneers. 20th October 1917. Age 33. Son of Joseph and Rhoda Holland; husband of Amy Lilian Holland

Passenger List Bristol to Quebec departing 27 October 1910

Amy Holland wife 26

Bernard A Holland child  2

1911 Census Canada

Jack Holland born  April 1884 England  immigration year 1909  nationality Canadian Catholic occupation Conductor Railway

Amy Holland wife born June 1884 England immigration 1910 nationality Canadian Catholic

Bernard Holland born March 1908 England immigration 1910 nationality Canadian Catholic

Reverend Bernard Alexander Holland born England  died 2 October 1964 Alberta Canada. He was a parish priest.

Canadian Expeditionary Force Attestation 21 January 1916

Joseph Samuel Holland born 8 April 1884 London. Next of Kin Amy Holland. Occupation Conductor

Canada Newsapaper Obituary

Reverend Bernard Alexander Holland age 66 born about 1908 in London died 2 October Alberta Canada Sibling Josephine.

Extensive search for birth of Amy Louis Stanford  - none recorded - but there was a birth of a Sarah Amelia in Greenwich (where her mother lived) Quarter 1 1884

1901 Census
Amy L ? S?Stanford age 17 student born Beckenham Kent 


Bernard Alexander Holland's grave in St Mary's cemetery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (2nd March 1908-2nd October 1964). Ordained 10th June 1933

1911 Census 213 Macdowell Avenue  Toronto West Ontario Canada

They are lodging with Bert Holland brother of Jack (Joseph)