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By Norman Page (auth.)

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HOLLOWAY. Captain Pryse Agar Holloway and his wife Sarah became foster-parents to Kipling and his sister from the end of 1871. After the Captain's death his widow seems to have treated the Kipling children unsympathetically or worse, and her son Henry Thomas Holloway seems to have bullied Kipling 28 A Kipling Companion (according to Carrington, 'Harry was the villain of the piece'). Harry later became a bank clerk. Captain and Mrs Holloway figure in 'Baa Baa, Black Sheep' as Uncle Harry and Aunty Rosa; other accounts of the Southsea years may be found in The Light that Failed and Something if Myself, as well as in an account by Kipling's sister Alice.

HOLLOWAY. Captain Pryse Agar Holloway and his wife Sarah became foster-parents to Kipling and his sister from the end of 1871. After the Captain's death his widow seems to have treated the Kipling children unsympathetically or worse, and her son Henry Thomas Holloway seems to have bullied Kipling 28 A Kipling Companion (according to Carrington, 'Harry was the villain of the piece'). Harry later became a bank clerk. Captain and Mrs Holloway figure in 'Baa Baa, Black Sheep' as Uncle Harry and Aunty Rosa; other accounts of the Southsea years may be found in The Light that Failed and Something if Myself, as well as in an account by Kipling's sister Alice.

KIPLING, ALICE ('Trix') (1868-1948), sister of Rudyard. She was born in England on 11] une 1868 and spen t her early childhood in Bombay. At the end of 1871 she was left, together with her brother, with the Holloways at Southsea; she remained there after Kipling was removed early in 1877, only later returning to India. Her marriage to John Fleming (1858-1942) was child- A Kipling Who's Who 29 less. As Alice Fleming she published various recollections of her brother; see KJ (XLIV, December 1937; XIV, December 1947; XIV, April 1948), also 'Some Childhood Memories of Kipling' and 'More Childhood Memories of Kipling' in Chambers' Journal (March &July 1939).

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