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David McLellan

Person ID #501, (1835 - )

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Parents

FatherWilliam Hannay McLellan (ca. 1805 - 1868)
MotherFrancis Sophia Rainsford (1805 - 1884)

Events and Notes

EventDateLocation and Additional Notes or Comments
Birth

2 Apr 1835David McLellan was born on 2 Apr 1835 in Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG.1
Marriage

Elizabeth Melville McLellan
Ca. 1860He married Elizabeth Melville McLellan ca. 1860 in Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG.
Death

Elizabeth Melville McLellan
6 May 1874He was the Informant on the Death Registration of Elizabeth Melville McLellan on 6 May 1874 in Bank of Scotland, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG.2
Marriage

Jessie Newall
15 Apr 1875He married Jessie Newall on 15 Apr 1875.3
Death

Jessie Newall
21 Mar 1876He was the Informant on the Death Registration of Jessie Newall on 21 Mar 1876 in Bank of Scotland, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG.2

Census and Residence

EventDateCensus and Residences
CensusSCO30 Mar 1851He was listed as William Hannay McLellan's son in the census of Scotland taken on 30 Mar 1851 in High Street, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG.1
CensusSCO7 Apr 1861He was listed as William Hannay McLellan's son in the census of Scotland taken on 7 Apr 1861 in High Street, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG.4

Occupations

DateOccupation and Location
1874Was a banker at Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG5

Citations

  1. [S11] Ancestry.com, online , 1851 Scotland Census. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [S10] General Registry Office of Scotland, online , Statutory Death Registrations. Hereinafter cited as General Registry Office.
  3. [S9] Alison Mitchell, compiler, The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright Monumental Inscriptions, Pre 1855 (Edinburgh, Scotland: Scottish Genealogy Society, 1995), Volume 7, Section 18, Grave 56b. Hereinafter cited as Kirkcudbright Monumental Inscriptions.
  4. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1861 Scotland Census.
  5. [S10] General Registry Office, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Statutory Death Registrations, wife Elizabeth Melville McLellan.

William McLellan

Person ID #502, (1837 - )

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Parents

FatherWilliam Hannay McLellan (ca. 1805 - 1868)
MotherFrancis Sophia Rainsford (1805 - 1884)

Events and Notes

EventDateLocation and Additional Notes or Comments
Birth

14 Aug 1837William McLellan was born on 14 Aug 1837 in Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG.1

Census and Residence

EventDateCensus and Residences
CensusSCO30 Mar 1851He was listed as William Hannay McLellan's son in the census of Scotland taken on 30 Mar 1851 in High Street, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG.1
CensusSCO2 Apr 1871He was listed as Francis Sophia Rainsford's son in the census of Scotland taken on 2 Apr 1871 in Selkirk Arms Hotel, High Street, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG.2

Citations

  1. [S11] Ancestry.com, online , 1851 Scotland Census. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1871 Scotland Census.

Samuel Hannay McLellan

Person ID #503, (1839 - 1868)

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Parents

FatherWilliam Hannay McLellan (ca. 1805 - 1868)
MotherFrancis Sophia Rainsford (1805 - 1884)

Events and Notes

EventDateLocation and Additional Notes or Comments
Birth

15 Aug 1839Samuel Hannay McLellan was born on 15 Aug 1839 in Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG.1
Death

30 Jan 1868He died on 30 Jan 1868 in Estancia Alto Redondo, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaG, at age 28.2

Census and Residence

EventDateCensus and Residences
CensusSCO30 Mar 1851He was listed as William Hannay McLellan's son in the census of Scotland taken on 30 Mar 1851 in High Street, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG.1

Citations

  1. [S11] Ancestry.com, online , 1851 Scotland Census. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [S9] Alison Mitchell, compiler, The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright Monumental Inscriptions, Pre 1855 (Edinburgh, Scotland: Scottish Genealogy Society, 1995), Volume 7, Section 18, Grave 56b. Hereinafter cited as Kirkcudbright Monumental Inscriptions.

Thomas Rainsford McLellan

Person ID #504, (1842 - 1903)
Referenced Lists:Burials in Kirkcudbright Parish Churchyard

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Parents

FatherWilliam Hannay McLellan (ca. 1805 - 1868)
MotherFrancis Sophia Rainsford (1805 - 1884)

Events and Notes

EventDateLocation and Additional Notes or Comments
Birth

17 Feb 1842Thomas Rainsford McLellan was born on 17 Feb 1842 in Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG.1
Marriage

Mary Adelaide Hughes
Ca. 1865He married Mary Adelaide Hughes ca. 1865.
Marriage

Jane Caroline Edwards ca 1855
8 Apr 1892He married Jane Caroline Edwards ca 1855 on 8 Apr 1892 in Saint Mary's Church, Paddington Green, Westminster District, Greater London, EnglandG.2
Death

27 Aug 1903He died on 27 Aug 1903 in Marks, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG, at age 61.3
Burial

Aug 1903He was buried in Aug 1903 in Kirkcudbright Parish Churchyard, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG. The monument inscription reads:

Thos Rainford McLellan of Marks and Karachi India
17 February 1842 - 27 August 1903, eulogy

Mary Adelaide Hughes d. 16 July 1886

Jane Caroline Edwards 25 January 1855 - 16 June 1916

son Major Thos Rainsford of Largs Twynholm born Karachi 11 July 1882 died 5 November 1941.4

Census and Residence

EventDateCensus and Residences
CensusSCO30 Mar 1851He was listed as William Hannay McLellan's son in the census of Scotland taken on 30 Mar 1851 in High Street, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG.1
CensusSCO7 Apr 1861He was listed as William Hannay McLellan's son in the census of Scotland taken on 7 Apr 1861 in High Street, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG.5

Children with: Mary Adelaide Hughes ( - 1886)

SonMajor Thomas Rainsford McLellan (1882 - 1941)

Citations

  1. [S11] Ancestry.com, online , 1851 Scotland Census. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921.
  3. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  4. [S9] Alison Mitchell, compiler, The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright Monumental Inscriptions, Pre 1855 (Edinburgh, Scotland: Scottish Genealogy Society, 1995), Volume 7, Section 18, Grave 56c. Hereinafter cited as Kirkcudbright Monumental Inscriptions.
  5. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1861 Scotland Census.

Sophia Mary McLellan

Person ID #505, (1850 - 1909)
Referenced Lists:Burials in Kirkcudbright Parish Churchyard

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Parents

FatherWilliam Hannay McLellan (ca. 1805 - 1868)
MotherFrancis Sophia Rainsford (1805 - 1884)

Events and Notes

EventDateLocation and Additional Notes or Comments
Birth

29 Jul 1850Sophia Mary McLellan was born on 29 Jul 1850 in Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG.1
Death

30 Nov 1909She died on 30 Nov 1909 in Horncastle, Lincolnshire, EnglandG, at age 59.2,3
Burial

Dec 1909She was buried in Dec 1909 in Kirkcudbright Parish Churchyard, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG.3

Census and Residence

EventDateCensus and Residences
CensusSCO30 Mar 1851She was listed as William Hannay McLellan's daughter in the census of Scotland taken on 30 Mar 1851 in High Street, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG.1
CensusSCO7 Apr 1861She was listed as William Hannay McLellan's daughter in the census of Scotland taken on 7 Apr 1861 in High Street, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG.4

Citations

  1. [S11] Ancestry.com, online , 1851 Scotland Census. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1837-1915, Horncastle District, Vol 7a, Page 327.
  3. [S9] Alison Mitchell, compiler, The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright Monumental Inscriptions, Pre 1855 (Edinburgh, Scotland: Scottish Genealogy Society, 1995), Volume 7, Section 18, Grave 56b. Hereinafter cited as Kirkcudbright Monumental Inscriptions.
  4. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1861 Scotland Census.

Mary Ann Moore

Person ID #506, (ca. 1808 - )

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Events and Notes

EventDateLocation and Additional Notes or Comments
Birth

Ca. 1808Mary Ann Moore was born ca. 1808 in IrelandG.1
Marriage

Captain Thomas Rainsford
Ca. 1826She married Captain Thomas Rainsford, son of Captain Thomas Rainsford and Jane Hannay, ca. 1826.

Census and Residence

EventDateCensus and Residences
CensusSCO30 Mar 1851She was listed as Captain Thomas Rainsford's wife in the census of Scotland taken on 30 Mar 1851 in High Street, Wigtown, Wigtown Parish, Wigtownshire, ScotlandG.1
CensusSCO7 Apr 1861Mary Ann Moore was listed in the census of Scotland taken on 7 Apr 1861 in Alderlee Cottage, Gatehouse of Fleet, Anwoth Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG.2
CensusSCO2 Apr 1871She was listed in the census of Scotland taken on 2 Apr 1871 in High Street, Wigtown, Wigtown Parish, Wigtownshire, ScotlandG.3

Occupations

DateOccupation and Location
1871Was a officers widow at High Street, Wigtown, Wigtown Parish, Wigtownshire, ScotlandG3

Children with: Captain Thomas Rainsford (ca. 1799 - 1851)

DaughterSusan Hastings Hannay Rainsford (ca. 1828 - 1910)
SonWilliam Henry Rainsford (1831 - 1856)
SonFrederick Edward Rainsford (1833 - )
DaughterFrances Elinore Rainsford (1837 - )
SonThomas Rainsford (ca. 1840 - )
DaughterMary H. Rainsford (1842 - )

Citations

  1. [S11] Ancestry.com, online , 1851 Scotland Census. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1861 Scotland Census.
  3. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1871 Scotland Census.

Susan Hastings Hannay Rainsford

Person ID #507, (ca. 1828 - 1910)

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Parents

FatherCaptain Thomas Rainsford (ca. 1799 - 1851)
MotherMary Ann Moore (ca. 1808 - )

Events and Notes

EventDateLocation and Additional Notes or Comments
Birth

Ca. 1828Susan Hastings Hannay Rainsford was born ca. 1828 in Blackrock, Dublin, IrelandG.1,2
Marriage

Lieut Col. Robert Gordon
30 Nov 1848She married Lieut Col. Robert Gordon, son of Robert Gordon of Larglanglee and Catherine Rose Ann Hutchison, on 30 Nov 1848 in Kirkdale House, Kirkmabreck Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG.

An article in the newpaper read:

GORDON, Captain Robert - M 30/11/1848 - At Kirkdale House, the residence of Miss Hannay, on the 30th ult., by the Rev. John Muir, Captain Robert Gordon, of the 32d Regiment M.N.I. to Susan Hannay, eldest daughter of Captain Rainsford.
Death

10 Nov 1910Susan Hastings Hannay Rainsford died on 10 Nov 1910 in Brighton District, Sussex, EnglandG.3
Probate

3 Dec 1910Her estate was probated on 3 Dec 1910 in London, EnglandG. The Probate entry reads:

GORDON, Susan Hannay of 8 Powis Road, Brighton, widow, died 10 November 1910. Probate LOndon 3 December (1910) to Mary Hastings Hannay Gordon spinster and Austin Low banker. Effects £6552 5s. 2d.4

Census and Residence

EventDateCensus and Residences
CensusSCO7 Jun 1841Susan Hastings Hannay Rainsford appeared on the Scotland census of 7 Jun 1841 as a member of the household of Mary Hastings Hannay in Kirkdale House, Kirkmabreck Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG. Mary was the grandaunt of Susan, William and Frederick. The household also included 8 servants.1
CensusENG3 Apr 1881Susan Hastings Hannay Rainsford was listed in the census of England taken on 3 Apr 1881 in 21 Burlington Road, London, Paddington, EnglandG.2
CensusENG5 Apr 1891She was listed in the census of England taken on 5 Apr 1891 in Bexhill, East Sussex, EnglandG. Susan and her son Henry were visitors in the household of Thomas Dewdney.5
CensusENG31 Mar 1901She was listed in the census of England taken on 31 Mar 1901 in Brighton, Sussex, EnglandG.6
Residence1910She lived in 1910 in 8 Powis Road, Brighton, Sussex, EnglandG.4

Occupations

DateOccupation and Location
1881Was a annuitant at London, EnglandG2

Children with: Lieut Col. Robert Gordon (1808 - 1875)

SonRobert William Gordon (1850 - )
DaughterMary Hastings Hannay Gordon (1851 - 1919)
SonEdwin Charles Gordon (1854 - 1885)
SonFrederick Everard Gordon (1855 - )
SonWilliam David Gordon (1856 - )
SonHenry Aeneas Gordon (1859 - 1899)
DaughterRose Helen Francis Gordon (1864 - )
SonNorman Hutchison Gordon (1865 - 1865)
DaughterNora Susan Jane Gordon (1867 - 1910)

Citations

  1. [S11] Ancestry.com, online , 1841 Scotland Census. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1881 England Census.
  3. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1837-1915, Brighton District, Vol 2b, Page 152.
  4. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  5. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1891 England Census.
  6. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1901 England Census.

William Henry Rainsford

Person ID #508, (1831 - 1856)

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Parents

FatherCaptain Thomas Rainsford (ca. 1799 - 1851)
MotherMary Ann Moore (ca. 1808 - )

Events and Notes

EventDateLocation and Additional Notes or Comments
Birth

1831William Henry Rainsford was born in 1831 in IrelandG.
Death

1856He died in 1856 at age ~25.

Census and Residence

EventDateCensus and Residences
CensusSCO7 Jun 1841William Henry Rainsford appeared on the Scotland census of 7 Jun 1841 as a member of the household of Mary Hastings Hannay in Kirkdale House, Kirkmabreck Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG. Mary was the grandaunt of Susan, William and Frederick. The household also included 8 servants.1

Citations

  1. [S11] Ancestry.com, online , 1841 Scotland Census. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.

Frederick Edward Rainsford

Person ID #509, (1833 - )

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Parents

FatherCaptain Thomas Rainsford (ca. 1799 - 1851)
MotherMary Ann Moore (ca. 1808 - )

Events and Notes

EventDateLocation and Additional Notes or Comments
Birth

1833Frederick Edward Rainsford was born in 1833 in CanadaG.1

Census and Residence

EventDateCensus and Residences
CensusSCO7 Jun 1841Frederick Edward Rainsford appeared on the Scotland census of 7 Jun 1841 as a member of the household of Mary Hastings Hannay in Kirkdale House, Kirkmabreck Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG. Mary was the grandaunt of Susan, William and Frederick. The household also included 8 servants.2
Residence1851He lived in 1851 in Mill Burn Street, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG.1

Occupations

DateOccupation and Location
1851Was a bank clerk at Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG1

Citations

  1. [S11] Ancestry.com, online , 1851 Scotland Census. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1841 Scotland Census.

Mary H. Rainsford

Person ID #510, (1842 - )

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Parents

FatherCaptain Thomas Rainsford (ca. 1799 - 1851)
MotherMary Ann Moore (ca. 1808 - )

Events and Notes

EventDateLocation and Additional Notes or Comments
Birth

1842Mary H. Rainsford was born in 1842 in EnglandG.1

Census and Residence

EventDateCensus and Residences
CensusSCO30 Mar 1851She was listed as Captain Thomas Rainsford's daughter in the census of Scotland taken on 30 Mar 1851 in High Street, Wigtown, Wigtown Parish, Wigtownshire, ScotlandG.2
CensusSCO7 Apr 1861She was listed as Mary Ann Moore's daughter in the census of Scotland taken on 7 Apr 1861 in Alderlee Cottage, Gatehouse of Fleet, Anwoth Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG.1
CensusSCO2 Apr 1871She was listed as Mary Ann Moore's daughter in the census of Scotland taken on 2 Apr 1871 in High Street, Wigtown, Wigtown Parish, Wigtownshire, ScotlandG.3

Citations

  1. [S11] Ancestry.com, online , 1861 Scotland Census. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1851 Scotland Census.
  3. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1871 Scotland Census.

Thomas Rainsford

Person ID #511, (ca. 1840 - )

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Parents

FatherCaptain Thomas Rainsford (ca. 1799 - 1851)
MotherMary Ann Moore (ca. 1808 - )

Events and Notes

EventDateLocation and Additional Notes or Comments
Birth

Ca. 1840Thomas Rainsford was born ca. 1840 in CanadaG.

Census and Residence

EventDateCensus and Residences
CensusSCO30 Mar 1851He was listed as Captain Thomas Rainsford's son in the census of Scotland taken on 30 Mar 1851 in High Street, Wigtown, Wigtown Parish, Wigtownshire, ScotlandG.1

Citations

  1. [S11] Ancestry.com, online , 1851 Scotland Census. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.

Frances Elinore Rainsford

Person ID #512, (1837 - )

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Parents

FatherCaptain Thomas Rainsford (ca. 1799 - 1851)
MotherMary Ann Moore (ca. 1808 - )

Events and Notes

EventDateLocation and Additional Notes or Comments
Birth

1837Frances Elinore Rainsford was born in 1837 in CanadaG.1
Marriage

James Creighton Wood
14 Feb 1855She married James Creighton Wood, son of Henry John Wood and Margaret Bell, on 14 Feb 1855 in Kamptee, Madras, IndiaG.2

Children with: James Creighton Wood (1827 - 1887)

DaughterLouisa Melville Wood (1860 - 1944)

Citations

  1. [S11] Ancestry.com, online , 1851 Scotland Census. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, India, Select Marriages, 1792-1948.

James Creighton Wood

Person ID #513, (1827 - 1887)

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Parents

FatherHenry John Wood (ca. 1791 - )
MotherMargaret Bell ( - 1845)

Events and Notes

EventDateLocation and Additional Notes or Comments
Birth

24 Aug 1827James Creighton Wood was born on 24 Aug 1827 in Kurnaul, Bengal, IndiaG.1,2
Christening

2 Oct 1827He was christened on 2 Oct 1827 in Kurnaul, Bengal, IndiaG.2
Marriage

Frances Elinore Rainsford
14 Feb 1855He married Frances Elinore Rainsford, daughter of Captain Thomas Rainsford and Mary Ann Moore, on 14 Feb 1855 in Kamptee, Madras, IndiaG.3
Death

17 Mar 1887James Creighton Wood died on 17 Mar 1887 in Victoria Station, London, Pimlico, Middlesex, EnglandG, at age 59.1,4
Probate

28 Dec 1916His estate was probated on 28 Dec 1916 in London, EnglandG. The Probate entry reads:

WOOD, James Creighton of 12 Powis-square, Notting Hill, Middlesex died 17 March 1887 at Victoria Station, Pimlico, Middlesex. Administration (with Will) London 28 December (1916) to Louisa Melville Alston (wife of Hugh Alston). Effects £58 5s. 7d. Gormer Grant P.R. 4 April 1887.4

Census and Residence

EventDateCensus and Residences
Residence1887James Creighton Wood lived in 1887 in 12 Powis Square, Notting Hill, Middlesex, EnglandG.4

Children with: Frances Elinore Rainsford (1837 - )

DaughterLouisa Melville Wood (1860 - 1944)

Citations

  1. [S11] Ancestry.com, online , England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1837-1915, St George Hanover Square District, Vol 1a, Page 339. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, India, Select Births and Baptisms, 1786-1947.
  3. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, India, Select Marriages, 1792-1948.
  4. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

Louisa Melville Wood

Person ID #514, (1860 - 1944)

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Parents

FatherJames Creighton Wood (1827 - 1887)
MotherFrances Elinore Rainsford (1837 - )

Events and Notes

EventDateLocation and Additional Notes or Comments
Birth

21 Oct 1860Louisa Melville Wood was born on 21 Oct 1860 in Dhar, Central Provence, IndiaG. She was a British subject.1,2
Christening

11 Jan 1861She was christened on 11 Jan 1861 in Mhow, Bengal, IndiaG.1
Marriage

Hugh Alston
27 Jan 1886She married Hugh Alston on 27 Jan 1886 in Worthington, Sussex, EnglandG.3,4
Death

22 Nov 1944She died on 22 Nov 1944 in Chelmsford District, Essex, EnglandG, at age 84.5,6
Probate

25 Jan 1945Her estate was probated on 25 Jan 1945 in York, Yorkshire, EnglandG. The Probate entry reads:

ALSTON, Louisa Melville of Little Waltham Hall Hostel near Chelmsford widow died 22 November 1944. Probate York 25 January to Gerrard Allan Crowley medical practioner. Effects £397 18s. 10d.6

Census and Residence

EventDateCensus and Residences
CensusSCO2 Apr 1871She was listed as Mary Ann Moore's granddaughter in the census of Scotland taken on 2 Apr 1871 in High Street, Wigtown, Wigtown Parish, Wigtownshire, ScotlandG.7
CensusENG31 Mar 1901She was listed as Hugh Alston's wife in the census of England taken on 31 Mar 1901 in Milborne Port, Somerset, EnglandG.8
Residence1944Louisa Melville Wood lived in 1944 in Little Waltham Hall Hostel, Chelmsford, Essex, EnglandG.6

Occupations

DateOccupation and Location
1911Was a landlord taking in boarders at 42 Shrewsbury Road, Tranmere, Birkenhead, Cheshire, EnglandG2

Citations

  1. [S11] Ancestry.com, online , India, Select Births and Baptisms, 1786-1947. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1911 England Census.
  3. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973.
  4. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915, East Preston District, Vol 2b, Page 467.
  5. [S15] FreeBMD website, online , Chelmsford District, Vol 4a, Page 642. Hereinafter cited as FreeBMD website.
  6. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  7. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1871 Scotland Census.
  8. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1901 England Census.

Hugh Alston

Person ID #515, ( - 1939)

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Events and Notes

EventDateLocation and Additional Notes or Comments
Marriage

Louisa Melville Wood
27 Jan 1886Hugh Alston married Louisa Melville Wood, daughter of James Creighton Wood and Frances Elinore Rainsford, on 27 Jan 1886 in Worthington, Sussex, EnglandG.1,2
Death

11 Nov 1939Hugh Alston died on 11 Nov 1939 in EnglandG.3,4
Probate

20 Jan 1940His estate was probated on 20 Jan 1940 in London, EnglandG. The Probate entry reads:

ALSTON, Hugh of 19 Alton Road, Birkenhead, died 11 November 1939. Probate London 20 January (1940) to Louisa Melville Alston widow. Effects £207 5s.3

Census and Residence

EventDateCensus and Residences
CensusENG31 Mar 1901Hugh Alston was listed in the census of England taken on 31 Mar 1901 in Milborne Port, Somerset, EnglandG.5

Citations

  1. [S11] Ancestry.com, online , England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915, East Preston District, Vol 2b, Page 467.
  3. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  4. [S15] FreeBMD website, online , Birkenhead District, Vol 8a, Page 1256. Hereinafter cited as FreeBMD website.
  5. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1901 England Census.

Henry John Wood

Person ID #516, (ca. 1791 - )

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Events and Notes

EventDateLocation and Additional Notes or Comments
Birth

Ca. 1791Henry John Wood was born ca. 1791.
Marriage

Margaret Bell
Ca. 1820He married Margaret Bell ca. 1820.

Children with: Margaret Bell ( - 1845)

SonJames Creighton Wood (1827 - 1887)

Margaret Bell

Person ID #517, ( - 1845)

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Events and Notes

EventDateLocation and Additional Notes or Comments
Marriage

Henry John Wood
Ca. 1820Margaret Bell married Henry John Wood ca. 1820.
Death

4 Dec 1845She died on 4 Dec 1845 in Rampur, IndiaG.

Children with: Henry John Wood (ca. 1791 - )

SonJames Creighton Wood (1827 - 1887)

Lieut Col. Robert Gordon

Person ID #518, (1808 - 1875)
Referenced Lists:Burials in Kirkcudbright Parish Churchyard

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Robert Gordon Museum Donation
Robert Gordon 1808-1875

Parents

FatherRobert Gordon of Larglanglee (1771 - 1833)
MotherCatherine Rose Ann Hutchison (1777 - 1822)

Events and Notes

EventDateLocation and Additional Notes or Comments
Birth

12 Jul 1808Lieut Col. Robert Gordon was born on 12 Jul 1808 in Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG.1,2
Military-Notes

1827Robert was educated at Kirkcudbright Academy and later at Edinburgh University. He was nominated for the Honourable East India Company Service (H.E.I.C.S.) by Robert Campbell, on recommendation of Col. John Duff.1
Military-Notes

8 Mar 1829Ens., 48th N.I. 1830-1, Supy., served with the Field force in Coorg, India, shared in Prize money.
Military-Notes

14 Apr 1840Sailed for Singapore, with detachments, proceeding to the eastwards under Lt. Col. Montgomerie, C.B.
Military-Notes

May 1841Robert Gordon present with Sappers and Miners in operations before Canton; shared donation of 12 months Batta. He served with the Northern division of the army in China until the
termination of hostilities (Medal), and shared in second donation of 12 months
in the China Batta.

Batta is a military term, meaning a special allowance made to officers, soldiers, or other public servants in the field.
Military-Notes

18 May 1842Lieut. Robert Gordon served at capture of fortified heights and city of Chapo, India. Sir Hugh Gough wrote:

"I directed the Rifles to occupy the houses close to the wall to cover the Grenadiers of the 53rd and the Sappers and Miners, who were directed to ascertain the depth of a canal that intervened. Lieutenant Gordon, attached to the Sappers, fortunately found a small boat, with which he crossed (finding the canal not fordable), and secured two others of considerable size at the opposite side, with which we crossed over, the Grenadiers, 55th and Brevet Major McLean, and a body of Sappers with scaling ladders, and the walls were soon in possession of the left wing . ."1
Military-Notes

1843Robert was promoted to Captain.1
Military-Notes

Feb 1844Robert rejoined his regiment.1
Military-Notes

16 Dec 1846Allen's Indian Mail and Register of Intelligence for British and Foreign India, China and All Parts of the East
Volume IV, page 76
January-December 1846
(Google search online document)

Captain Robert Gordon, 32nd M.N.I. was granted a Leave of Absence to Europe on m.c. and was to depart for Bombay on December 16, 1846.
Military-Notes

3 Jan 1847Allen's Indian Mail and Register of Intelligence for British and Foreign India, China and All Parts of the East
Volume IV
January-December 1846
(Google search online document)

Captain Robert Gordon, 32nd M.N.I. sailed on the Steamer Victoria to Kurrachee (Karachi, Pakistan) which departed from Bombay, India on January 3, 1847.
Marriage

Susan Hastings Hannay Rainsford
30 Nov 1848He married Susan Hastings Hannay Rainsford, daughter of Captain Thomas Rainsford and Mary Ann Moore, on 30 Nov 1848 in Kirkdale House, Kirkmabreck Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG.

An article in the newpaper read:

GORDON, Captain Robert - M 30/11/1848 - At Kirkdale House, the residence of Miss Hannay, on the 30th ult., by the Rev. John Muir, Captain Robert Gordon, of the 32d Regiment M.N.I. to Susan Hannay, eldest daughter of Captain Rainsford.
Military-Notes

19 Jul 1852He was a Supt. Engineer, Nagpur, India.1
Military-Notes

1855He was employed in the Public Works Department in the Saugor and Narbudda Territories, Jubbulpore division.1
Military-Notes

4 Sep 1857Robert was placed at the disposal of the Commander-in-Chief, for regimental duty.
Military-Notes

30 Nov 1857Robert was promoted to Major.
Military-Notes

Aug 1861Robert was promoted to Lieut. Colonel.1
Military-Notes

31 Dec 1861Retired from military service as a Lieut Col.1
Death

16 Mar 1875Lieut Col. Robert Gordon died on 16 Mar 1875 in Saint Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands, Great BritainG, at age 66.1,3
Burial

Mar 1875He was buried in Mar 1875 in Kirkcudbright Parish Churchyard, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, ScotlandG. (Memorial Headstone in Scotland.)4
Probate

20 Jul 1875His estate was probated on 20 Jul 1875 in Principal Registry, Guernsey, Channel Islands, Great BritainG.

The Probate entry reads:

Robert Gordon, 20 July. The Will of Robert Gordon formerly of Bombay in the East Indies but late of the Parish of St. Peter Port in the Island of Guernsey, a Retired Lieutenant-Colonel in the 32nd Regiment Madras Native Infantry who died 16 March 1875 at St. Peter Port was proved at the Principal Registry by David Hutchison Gordon of Kirkcudbright in North Britain, Writer to the Signet, the Brother, one of the Executors.

Children with: Susan Hastings Hannay Rainsford (ca. 1828 - 1910)

SonRobert William Gordon (1850 - )
DaughterMary Hastings Hannay Gordon (1851 - 1919)
SonEdwin Charles Gordon (1854 - 1885)
SonFrederick Everard Gordon (1855 - )
SonWilliam David Gordon (1856 - )
SonHenry Aeneas Gordon (1859 - 1899)
DaughterRose Helen Francis Gordon (1864 - )
SonNorman Hutchison Gordon (1865 - 1865)
DaughterNora Susan Jane Gordon (1867 - 1910)

Citations

  1. [S16] Constance Oliver Skelton, Gordons under arms; A Biographical Muster Roll of Officers named Gordon in the Navies and Armies of Britain, Europe, America and the Jacobite Risings (Aberdeen, Scotland: Aberdeen University, 1912). Hereinafter cited as Gordons Under Arms.
  2. [S17] FamilySearch.com, online , Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950. Hereinafter cited as FamilySearch.com.
  3. [S11] Ancestry.com, online , England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  4. [S9] Alison Mitchell, compiler, The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright Monumental Inscriptions, Pre 1855 (Edinburgh, Scotland: Scottish Genealogy Society, 1995), Volume 7, Section 18, Grave 715. Hereinafter cited as Kirkcudbright Monumental Inscriptions.

Mary Hastings Hannay Gordon

Person ID #519, (1851 - 1919)

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Parents

FatherLieut Col. Robert Gordon (1808 - 1875)
MotherSusan Hastings Hannay Rainsford (ca. 1828 - 1910)

Events and Notes

EventDateLocation and Additional Notes or Comments
Birth

26 Dec 1851Mary Hastings Hannay Gordon was born on 26 Dec 1851 in Nagapore, IndiaG. She was a British subject.1,2,3
Christening

25 Jan 1852She was christened on 25 Jan 1852 in Kamptee, Madras, IndiaG.2
Death

1919She died in 1919 in Steyning District, Sussex, EnglandG, at age ~68.4

Census and Residence

EventDateCensus and Residences
CensusENG3 Apr 1881He was listed as Susan Hastings Hannay Rainsford's daughter in the census of England taken on 3 Apr 1881 in 21 Burlington Road, London, Paddington, EnglandG.1
CensusENG31 Mar 1901He was listed as Susan Hastings Hannay Rainsford's daughter in the census of England taken on 31 Mar 1901 in Brighton, Sussex, EnglandG.5

Occupations

DateOccupation and Location
1881Was a annuitant at London, EnglandG1

Citations

  1. [S11] Ancestry.com, online , 1881 England Census. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, India, Select Births and Baptisms, 1786-1947.
  3. [S16] Constance Oliver Skelton, Gordons under arms; A Biographical Muster Roll of Officers named Gordon in the Navies and Armies of Britain, Europe, America and the Jacobite Risings (Aberdeen, Scotland: Aberdeen University, 1912). Hereinafter cited as Gordons Under Arms.
  4. [S15] FreeBMD website, online , Steyning District, Vol 2b, Page 367. Hereinafter cited as FreeBMD website.
  5. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1901 England Census.

Henry Aeneas Gordon

Person ID #520, (1859 - 1899)

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Parents

FatherLieut Col. Robert Gordon (1808 - 1875)
MotherSusan Hastings Hannay Rainsford (ca. 1828 - 1910)

Events and Notes

EventDateLocation and Additional Notes or Comments
Birth

22 Dec 1859Henry Aeneas Gordon was born on 22 Dec 1859 in Moulmeim, Bengal, IndiaG. He was a British subject.1,2,3
Christening

11 Apr 1860He was christened on 11 Apr 1860 in Moulmeim, Bengal, IndiaG.2,3
Death

1899He died in 1899 in Brighton District, Sussex, EnglandG, at age ~40.4

Census and Residence

EventDateCensus and Residences
CensusENG3 Apr 1881He was listed as Susan Hastings Hannay Rainsford's son in the census of England taken on 3 Apr 1881 in 21 Burlington Road, London, Paddington, EnglandG.1
CensusENG5 Apr 1891He was listed as a visitor in Susan Hastings Hannay Rainsford's household in the census of England taken on 5 Apr 1891 in Bexhill, East Sussex, EnglandG. Susan and her son Henry were visitors in the household of Thomas Dewdney.5

Occupations

DateOccupation and Location
1881Was a bank clerk at London, EnglandG1

Citations

  1. [S11] Ancestry.com, online , 1881 England Census. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, India, Select Births and Baptisms, 1786-1947.
  3. [S16] Constance Oliver Skelton, Gordons under arms; A Biographical Muster Roll of Officers named Gordon in the Navies and Armies of Britain, Europe, America and the Jacobite Risings (Aberdeen, Scotland: Aberdeen University, 1912). Hereinafter cited as Gordons Under Arms.
  4. [S15] FreeBMD website, online , Brighton District, Vol 2b, Page 166. Hereinafter cited as FreeBMD website.
  5. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1891 England Census.

Rose Helen Francis Gordon

Person ID #521, (1864 - )

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Parents

FatherLieut Col. Robert Gordon (1808 - 1875)
MotherSusan Hastings Hannay Rainsford (ca. 1828 - 1910)

Events and Notes

EventDateLocation and Additional Notes or Comments
Birth

23 Jan 1864Rose Helen Francis Gordon was born on 23 Jan 1864 in Guernsey, Channel Islands, Great BritainG.1

Census and Residence

EventDateCensus and Residences
CensusENG3 Apr 1881He was listed as Susan Hastings Hannay Rainsford's daughter in the census of England taken on 3 Apr 1881 in 21 Burlington Road, London, Paddington, EnglandG.2

Occupations

DateOccupation and Location
1881Was a annuitant at London, EnglandG2

Citations

  1. [S11] Ancestry.com, online , Channel Islands, Select Births and Baptisms, 1820-1907. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1881 England Census.

Nora Susan Jane Gordon

Person ID #522, (1867 - 1910)
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Parents

FatherLieut Col. Robert Gordon (1808 - 1875)
MotherSusan Hastings Hannay Rainsford (ca. 1828 - 1910)

Events and Notes

EventDateLocation and Additional Notes or Comments
Birth

24 Jan 1867Nora Susan Jane Gordon was born on 24 Jan 1867 in Saint Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands, Great BritainG.1,2
Marriage

Cecil Wharton Collard
4 Apr 1888She married Cecil Wharton Collard, son of Charles L. Collard, on 4 Apr 1888 in Brighton, Sussex, EnglandG.3,2
Death

13 Oct 1910She died on 13 Oct 1910 in Surrey, EnglandG, at age 43.4
Burial

1 Nov 1910She was buried on 1 Nov 1910 in Sanderstead Parish, Surrey, EnglandG.5
Probate

4 Nov 1910Her estate was probated on 4 Nov 1910 in London, EnglandG. The Probate entry reads:

COLLARD, Nora of Haling Park Cottage, South Croydon, Surrey (wife of Cecil Collard) died 13 October 1910. Probate London 4 November to Cecil Wharton Collard esquire. Effects £733 18s. 6d.4

Census and Residence

EventDateCensus and Residences
CensusENG3 Apr 1881He was listed as Susan Hastings Hannay Rainsford's daughter in the census of England taken on 3 Apr 1881 in 21 Burlington Road, London, Paddington, EnglandG.6
CensusENG5 Apr 1891She was listed as Charles L. Collard's daughter in law in the England census on 5 Apr 1891 in Bournemouth, Hampshire, EnglandG.7
CensusENG31 Mar 1901She was listed as Cecil Wharton Collard's wife in the census of England taken on 31 Mar 1901 in Worthing, Sussex, EnglandG.1
Residence1910Nora Susan Jane Gordon lived in 1910 in Haling Park Cottage, South Croydon, Surrey, EnglandG.4

Occupations

DateOccupation and Location
1881Was a student at London, EnglandG6

Citations

  1. [S11] Ancestry.com, online , 1901 England Census. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [S16] Constance Oliver Skelton, Gordons under arms; A Biographical Muster Roll of Officers named Gordon in the Navies and Armies of Britain, Europe, America and the Jacobite Risings (Aberdeen, Scotland: Aberdeen University, 1912). Hereinafter cited as Gordons Under Arms.
  3. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915, Brighton District, Vol 2b, Page 337.
  4. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  5. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Surrey, England, Church of England Burials, 1813-1987.
  6. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1881 England Census.
  7. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1891 England Census.

Norman Hutchison Gordon

Person ID #523, (1865 - 1865)

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Parents

FatherLieut Col. Robert Gordon (1808 - 1875)
MotherSusan Hastings Hannay Rainsford (ca. 1828 - 1910)

Events and Notes

EventDateLocation and Additional Notes or Comments
Birth

7 Mar 1865Norman Hutchison Gordon was born on 7 Mar 1865 in Saint Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands, Great BritainG.1
Death

6 Aug 1865He died on 6 Aug 1865 in Saint Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands, Great BritainG, at age 0.2

Citations

  1. [S11] Ancestry.com, online , Channel Islands, Select Births and Baptisms, 1820-1907. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [S16] Constance Oliver Skelton, Gordons under arms; A Biographical Muster Roll of Officers named Gordon in the Navies and Armies of Britain, Europe, America and the Jacobite Risings (Aberdeen, Scotland: Aberdeen University, 1912). Hereinafter cited as Gordons Under Arms.

Cecil Wharton Collard

Person ID #524, (1847 - 1929)
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Parents

FatherCharles L. Collard (ca. 1806 - )

Events and Notes

EventDateLocation and Additional Notes or Comments
Birth

1847Cecil Wharton Collard was born in 1847 in Kilburn, Kensington District, Greater London, EnglandG.1
Marriage

Nora Susan Jane Gordon
4 Apr 1888He married Nora Susan Jane Gordon, daughter of Lieut Col. Robert Gordon and Susan Hastings Hannay Rainsford, on 4 Apr 1888 in Brighton, Sussex, EnglandG.2,3
Death

11 Jan 1929Cecil Wharton Collard died on 11 Jan 1929 in Gaer Gwent Wykeham Road, Worthing, Sussex, EnglandG, at age ~82.4,5
Burial

24 Jan 1929He was buried on 24 Jan 1929 in All Saints Cemetery, Sanderstead, Surrey, EnglandG.6
Probate

25 Feb 1929His estate was probated on 25 Feb 1929 in London, EnglandG. The probate entry reads:

COLLARD, Cecil of 20 Wordsworth-road, Worthing, died 11 january 1929 at Gaer Gwent, Wykeham-road, Worthing. Probate London, 25 February to Cecil Wharton Collard esquire. Effects £10,450 1s. 6d.4

Census and Residence

EventDateCensus and Residences
CensusENG5 Apr 1891He was listed as Charles L. Collard's son in the census of England taken on 5 Apr 1891 in Bournemouth, Hampshire, EnglandG.7
CensusENG31 Mar 1901Cecil Wharton Collard was listed in the census of England taken on 31 Mar 1901 in Worthing, Sussex, EnglandG.8

Citations

  1. [S11] Ancestry.com, online , England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1837-1915. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915, Brighton District, Vol 2b, Page 337.
  3. [S16] Constance Oliver Skelton, Gordons under arms; A Biographical Muster Roll of Officers named Gordon in the Navies and Armies of Britain, Europe, America and the Jacobite Risings (Aberdeen, Scotland: Aberdeen University, 1912). Hereinafter cited as Gordons Under Arms.
  4. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  5. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007.
  6. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Surrey, England, Church of England Burials, 1813-1987.
  7. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1891 England Census.
  8. [S11] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1901 England Census.

Charles L. Collard

Person ID #525, (ca. 1806 - )

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Events and Notes

EventDateLocation and Additional Notes or Comments
Birth

Ca. 1806Charles L. Collard was born ca. 1806 in Winchcombe, Somerset, EnglandG.1

Census and Residence

EventDateCensus and Residences
CensusENG5 Apr 1891Charles L. Collard was listed in the census of England taken on 5 Apr 1891 in Bournemouth, Hampshire, EnglandG.1

Children with:

SonCecil Wharton Collard (1847 - 1929)

Citations

  1. [S11] Ancestry.com, online , 1891 England Census. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
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