Frances Carey Brock

CAREY BROCK, Frances Elizabeth Georgina (née Baynes). b. St Martin’s, Guernsey, Channel Islands, 7 September 1827; d. St Martin’s, 30 December 1905. She was a writer of a number of religious books, some for children. She married Carey Brock (1824–1892), rector of St Pierre du Bois Church, Guernsey; he became Dean of Guernsey in 1869, holding office until 1891. At her marriage, she took his Christian name as well as surname. Among her publications were ‘Almost Persuaded’: a tale of village life, by a clergyman’s wife (1856); Home Memories, or echoes of a mother’s voice (1859); Charity Helstone (1859); Sunday Echoes in Week-day Hours: a tale illustrative of scripture characters (1863); and My...

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