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Daniel Fallon COLLETT
Marion Upminstone Coats SNODGRASS
Charles Hay Arthur Mitchell CAMPBELL
Christian Dixandt GRANT
John William HUNT
I have more details if needed.
I would appreciate any information or search leads for the following three people when they were in India:
Sergeant John Dunn and Private Michael Casey were both members of the 70th Regiment of Foot which was in India 1849-1861.
John married Hannah Casey (Born C1838 allegedly in Wales), the daughter of Michael, on 2/11/1853 at Cawnpore. He claimed to have abducted her from a Catholic Convent. John was apparently with the Peshawar Light Horse during the Mutiny.
On 29 Apr 2001, at 20:19, Maria Suffolk wrote:
> mon 30 april 2001
> Dear friends on the list,
> I wonder if any of you are in the vecinity of
> Venice ? Websiting, I have come across the
> Fondazione Giorgio Cini sulli'isola de San
> Giorgio Maggiore, Venice, where they hold a
> considerable collection of Indian miniatures.
> The site is <www.cini.it/fondazione/07> and a
> much longer string for the Indian stuff, so prob.
> better to follow the links.
The full url is as follows....
"Whatever you do, may seem insignificant,
but it is very important that you do it."
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948)
Written with Pegasus 3.12c the non MS Email Editor.
In the Pay & Allowances series (L/AG/20) for those on furlo, each individual
is listed under an 'Establishment No'. Can anyone advise me if this number
applied to only Uncovenanted C.S. on furlo, or does it have some additional
I wondered if anyone could tell me the name of the hospital in Calcutta which was close to the lunatic assylum in the 1920- 1930. My mother- in- law Lorna Lang worked as a young nurse in this hospital. Unfortunately we don't know anything about this period of her life.
Has anyone used this service? Charles...?
There seem to be two web addresses : a Canadian one -
which takes you to a 404 page with a clickable 'welcome' link to another
UK site -
I can't see any other connection between the two and would like to know
whether the burial registers mentioned on the page at
www.snoopsisters.net/MiscRecords.html are any different from the ones
held on microfilm in the OIOC and LDS centres. Before writing to ask
them, I'd be interested to hear from anyone who's successfully
unravelled the information on these sites and found that the results
justify the cost.
Here is a message from our friend Ronnie Johnson in Bangalore. Ronnie's
current email address is ronnie.johnson(a)usa.net. Please send replies to
him , NOT to me.
(Ronnie: please send your messages to India-L@rootsweb,com)
Hi All friends,
I haven't been on the active net for some time because of some reasons
best not discussed here.
I do regret that i have not answered many a request.
I came across the name of a Church called St. Mathew which I was not
aware of, it does exist in Bangalore and is in the Railway Qtrs in
Bangalore City Station area. I am not sure if there are records there,
will find out or either asked David Barnabas to do so.
Also David Barnabas came across some great news about the 'soldier who
was court-martialed for not drinking his quota of rum' and buried in
Agram cemetery. It is true and David discovered some details at the
United Theoph. College (UTC). The soldiers name is John Wilson and the
event occurred in 1815, 5th November. The grave does exist at Agram
Cemetery (Cathy please make note) and we will go and photograph it. I
hope David has given you the details of his find.
Admiral Dawson is better and we had out meeting about a month back and
we will be updating you all on the status of Agram cemetery and its
I found this treasure house of burial records when browsing the web. It is a
real find, so please take a good look.
<A HREF="http://www.snoopsisters.net/MiscRecords.html">Click here: Misc Records</A>
Charles Dique in Hawaii
I recently attended an evening for educators at the LA County Museum of Art. The featured subject along with an exhibition was the Indus Valley Civilization. The ancient city of Harappa, about 5000yrs old is being excavated, and some of the info on the website is about that. The other half of the website deals with Indian and Pakistani history, the Raj, through
early media - especially photographs and film as well as lithographs and engravings, glimpses of South Asia before 1947. Much of the media is outside the subcontinent today. Most of it (especially archival film) has already been lost. The objective is to bring these long lost images from obscurity into the daylight of the web. I was fascinated with the images, and thought others might enjoy it as well. Here it is: www.harappa.com
....a perfect spring day in Riverside...
I came across this entry in the 1881 Census of Cheshire. Perhaps someone will find it useful.
Newcastle upon Tyne
Dwelling: Reaseheath Hall
Census Place: Worleston, Cheshire, England
Source: FHL Film 1341849 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 3546 Folio 71 Page 3
Marr Age Sex Birthplace
Henry R. TOMKINSON U 49 M Acton Co, Cheshire, England
Occ: Landowner M A Cambridge Barrister Not In Practice (No Occ)
Sophia A. COTTON W 52 F Davenham, Cheshire, England
Occ: Bishop Of Calcuttas Widow
Annie HUGHES U 30 F Churchstoke, Montgomery, Wales
Occ: Housemaid Domestic Serv
Eliza MORRIS U 19 F Donnington, Shropshire, England
Occ: Housemaid Domestic Serv
Rose JONES U 17 F Llanrhaidr, Denbigh, Wales
Occ: Kitchen Domestic Serv
Prudence GRIFFITHS U 21 F Llanrhaidr, Denbigh, Wales
Occ: Kitchen Domestic Serv
Mary PHILLIPS U 68 F Llanrhaidr, Denbigh, Wales
Occ: Housekeeper Domestic Serv
Thomas ALLEN M 62 M Wetenhall Co, Cheshire, England
Occ: Butler Domestic Serv
I wonder if anyone knows of, or can send me a photograph of the Sacred heart church in Akyab Burma. My grandparents Stephen Serpis & Annie Luro were married there in 1920
>From a warm but cloudy Madrid
A very interesting story, the only possible connection, would be Violet Jacob, the surname crops up in my family tree, somewhere, but if the ancestor I am looking for was 'he'what a 's---e', could explain why it is so hard to find his record. Joking aside we have this tale about money left in 'chancery' too.
Was he in the Royal artillery 1859.?
I am researching the family of my grandmother Clara Agnes Stephens, born about 1869, married Patrick Joseph Hammill in Ferzopore (?) in1893, died Lahore 1927.
Her father is named as John Stephens.
She had one brother, Ernest Joseph Stephens, who was a magistrate in Bangalore, and two sisters, Lilian and Katie.
I am looking for any information about how and when the family arrived in India.
With respect, this (below) reads as a rather culturally-INFLUENCED way of
reporting the event - however unintended. "They did not like what he was
doing" in the same way that Christian Churches "did not like what [its rival
religionists] were doing", and slaughtered them, in other places throughout
history. Religious leaders have nearly always killed proselytisers from
other religions, when they could get away with it. "The local priests"
might have been a little more accurate than "the Brahmins", while telling
the story just as well.
Again I emphasize - no disrespect to the reporter of the history of St
Michael's Mount. It was a very well written summary, and I'm sure no
offence was meant.
> Here the Brahmins, top caste and
> priests of the Hindu religion, assasinated him because they did not like
> what he was doing.
mon 30 april 2001
Dear friends on the list,
I wonder if any of you are in the vecinity of
Venice ? Websiting, I have come across the
Fondazione Giorgio Cini sulli'isola de San
Giorgio Maggiore, Venice, where they hold a
considerable collection of Indian miniatures.
The site is <www.cini.it/fondazione/07> and a
much longer string for the Indian stuff, so prob.
better to follow the links. Many miniatures of
actual people, as well as trditional motifs,
listed on the Indian site, but only listed, no
photos. A possible side-ways ancestor-relation
of mine is there, listed as:
Raja Pritam Singh on horseback
Last quarter of the 18th century
so if any kind soul can be inveigled (?) away
from watery delights, and checks this place out,
I should love to hear from them. Cheers,
Do You Yahoo!?
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Firstly you need to find out whether it was the Bombay NI, or the Bengal NI,
because these administrative districts had the same regimental numbers in
After that, try your local library for a copy of the book, "The Indian
Army", by Boris Mollo, Blandford Press, UK, 1981. This has extensive lists
of the various regiments, and some of their major campaigns.
A further search, perhaps using a researcher who has access to the India
Office records in London, may then fill in more detail for you.
Kimball in Brisbane Australia.
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> From: "Robert Bellamy" <Robert.Bellamy1(a)tesco.net>
> To: INDIA-L(a)rootsweb.com
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> Subject: [India-L] 68th Regiment Native Infantry
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> Dear List
> One of my forefathers is listed as a Drummer in the 68th Regiment N I in
> 1829.Does anybody Know anything about this Regiment? or can you point me in
> the right direction as to where I might be able to find out more on this
> Many thanks