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Nicholson, Johnlocked

  • R. H. Vetch
  • , revised by Ainslie T. Embree


Nicholson, John (1821–1857), army officer in the East India Company, eldest son of Dr Alexander Nicholson, a successful Dublin physician, was born in Dublin on 11 December 1821.

Dr Nicholson died in 1830, leaving a widow, two daughters, and five sons. The family moved to ...

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