HOYLAND, Mary Florence Maude

1857 - 1937

As Mary Florence Maude Hardy, she was born at 27 Brunswick Terrace, Leeds in 1857, youngest daughter of George Hardy, a schoolmaster, and his wife Martha Maria née Dobson, who married in 1852. In 1861, a 3 year old, living at Brunswick Terrace with her parents, 39 year old George, born Preston, Lancashire and 37 year old Martha, born Doncaster, Yorkshire and her 6 year old sister Margaret and where her father had three boarding pupils. She married at St Lawrence Church, Hatfield, near Sheffield on 25 January 1883, Dr Stanley Stenton Hoyland, a surgeon, when they moved to Ipswich. A painter in oil of landscapes and a member of Ipswich Art Club 1885-1897 and as Mrs Stanley Hoyland exhibited from Tower Place, Ipswich in 1885, two works ‘At Bealings’ and ‘Near Shrubland’. In 1891, a 32 year old, living at 10 Museum Street, Ipswich with her 34 year old husband Stanley, a surgeon, born at Rotherham, and their four children, Stanley Wall (1884-1962), Dorothy Swift [Snowden] (1995-1948), Hamilton (1887-1962) and Florence Mary [Read] (born 1888), all born at Ipswich and they retained three indoor servants. Her husband served in the R.A.M.C. in the Suffolk Regiment, a lieutenant in 1885 and promoted surgeon-captain in 1893 and was a Colonel during the First World War. The family were still at Museum Street in 1901 but by 1911 had moved to 39 Berners Street, Ipswich with their two unmarried daughters, Dorothy and Florence. Mary died at 39 Berners Street, Ipswich on 7 March 1937, aged 79 and her husband at 'Wyncroft', Nelson Road, Ipswich on 26 September 1940, aged 84.