Collins, David (1756–1810), colonial official and army officer, was born on 3 March 1756 at Cross Street, London, the third surviving of the eleven children of Arthur Tooker Collins (1718–1793) and his wife, Henrietta Caroline Fraser. His father was an officer of marines, while his mother came from a cultivated 'middling gentry family' of ...
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Edwards, John (1750/51–1832), army officer and magistrate, was the eldest son of James Edwards, a landowner, of Old Court, near Bray, co. Wicklow, Ireland, and his wife, Anne, the second daughter of Thomas Tennison of Castle Tennison, co. Roscommon. In 1782 he married ...
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Ryan, Daniel Frederick (c. 1762–1798), army officer and magistrate, was born at Ballynaclash, co. Wicklow, the son of Dr Ryan of Wexford and his wife, Mary, the daughter of William Morton of Ballynaclash. He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, and served as lieutenant and assistant surgeon in the ...