A C.V.O. group to Chaplain in Ordinary to Queen Victoria
A C.V.O. group to Chaplain in Ordinary to Queen Victoria and Domestic Chaplain to King Edward VII The Royal Victorian Order, C.V.O., Commanders neck badge - silver-gilt and enamel, reverse officially numbered, C40, with neck cravat; Jubilee 1887, clasp, 1897, silver, unnamed; Coronation 1902, silver, unnamed, these two mounted as worn (ribbon frayed); Badge of Chaplain to the King, EVIIR cypher, gilt and enamel, unnamed, pin-backed, all contained in a leather case, Jubilee Medal with edge bruising, very fine and better. Footnote: C.V.O. London Gazette 22 August 1902. Domestic Chaplain and Librarian to H.M. at Sandringham. M.V.O. London Gazette 28 May 1901. Chaplain in Ordinary to H.M. Queen Victoria. Frederick Alfred John Hervey was born on 18 May 1846, the son of Lord Alfred Hervey, M.P., the 6th son of the 1st Marquis of Bristol. He was educated at Marlborough and Trinity College, Cambridge where he gained an M.A. He was ordained a Deacon in 1869 and Priest in 1870. Appointed Curate of Putney, 1869-76, and Rector of Upton Pyne, Devon, 1876-78. He was appointed Honorary Chaplain to the Queen, 1882-86; Chaplain in Ordinary to the Queen from 1886; Domestic Chaplain to the Prince of Wales from 1878; Rector of Sandringham, 1878-1907, Honorary Canon of Norwich, 1892-97 and Canon from 1897. For his services to the Royal Family Hervey was awarded the M.V.O. in 1901 and the C.V.O. in 1902. With King Edwards accession in 1901, he became Domestic Chaplain to the King. The Rev. Canon Hervey died on 8 August 1910. With original C.V.O. and M.V.O. 4th Class bestowal and transmittal documents (4) and original document to accompany the Coronation Medal 1902.