Francis Hyett

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Francis Hyett by Hugh Goldwin Riviere. Oil on canvas, 1927. Gloucester Shire Hall.[1]

Sir Francis Adams Hyett (1844–1941) was chairman of Gloucestershire County Council from 1918 to 1920. A portrait of Hyett by Hugh Goldwin Riviere is in Gloucester Shire Hall.[1]

Hyett was a co-founder of the Marling School in Stroud.[2]

Selected publications

  • Gloucester and her Governor during the Great Civil War. A lecture, etc. John Bellows, Gloucester, 1891.
  • The Civil War in the Forest of Dean, 1643-1645. 1895.
  • The Painswick Annual Register. Jan. 1890-Dec. 1899. A decade of parochial history. Gloucester, 1900. (compiler)
  • Florence. Her history and art to the fall of the Republic. Methuen, London, 1903.
  • An octet of sonnets by F. A. H. With Christmas greetings from the author. Essex House Press, Chipping Campden, 1905.
  • Gloucester in national history. John Bellows, Gloucester; Kegan Paul & Co., London; 1906.[3]
  • Chattertoniana, being a classified catalogue of books, pamphlets, magazine articles, & other printed matter relating to the life or works of Chatterton, or to the Rowley controversy. John Bellows, Gloucester, 1914. (With William Bazeley)
  • Glimpses of the history of Painswick, with a bibliography of its literature. John Bellows, Gloucester, 1928.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Sir Francis Adams Hyett. Art UK. Retrieved 18 May 2016.
  2. The history of the school. Marling School. Retrieved 18 May 2016.
  3. "Some books of the week". The Spectator, 29 December 1906, p. 1085.

Further reading

  • Austin, Roland. (1949?) Catalogue of Gloucestershire books collected by Sir Francis Hyett of Painswick and placed in the Shire Hall. Gloucester.