What do you call a Sherlock fan?

Sherlock Holmes fandom is an international, informal community of fans of the stories by Arthur Conan Doyle featuring the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. The fans are known as Sherlockians or Holmesians.

Is sherlockian a word?

pertaining to or characteristic of the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes, known for his skill in solving mysteries through deductive reasoning. a devoted fan of or an expert on the adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

Did Sherlock Holmes have a family?

When was the first Sherlock Holmes fanfiction written?

Based upon “The Family Tree of Sherlock Holmes” by Brad Mengel (see below), Sherlock Holmes had seven siblings–Shirley, Sherrinford (the squire), Mycroft (third of that name), a vampiric twin to Sherlock named Rutherford (mentioned in Fred Saberhagen’s The Holmes Dracula File), Charlotte, Sigerson (dramatized–or