Agree with your comments about Boulogne-sur-mer as I have found several people on my tree
ended up there. I had wondered why that might be and think you may have a good
On the subject of your ancestor, I find his first name quite unusual. Do you think there
might be some connection with my relatives named Paterson:
1. James Paterson, born in Scotland c1790, Lt. then Capt. in Bengal Army, married 1814
Calcutta. Died Boulougne-sur-mer 1862.
2. His wife Louisa (nee Dawes) born Calcutta 1800, died Boulougne-sur-mer 1849.
I have found bits and pieces relating to them in the French online resources but think it
is time to have another look. Thank you for posting some pointers.
From: INDIA [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Mary-Anne
Sent: 23 February 2017 07:41
Subject: [INDIA] Re Jeannette Nicolson Garden
Boulogne-sur -mer was a popular place with the British especially those not wanting to
return to cold of home and having a small fixed income.
Mary Anne Gourley
Author of "The Travelling Scotsman- the life and times of Paterson Saunders
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