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Joly, Johnlocked

  • H. H. Dixon
  • , revised by Isobel Falconer


Joly, John (1857–1933), geologist and physicist, was born at Holywood, King's county, Ireland, on 1 November 1857, the third and youngest son of John Plunket Joly, rector of Clonbulloge, co. Kildare, and his wife, Gräfin Julia Anna Maria Georgina, daughter of Graf Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig August von Lusi...

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