1-12 of 12 results  for:

  • military combatants x
Clear all

Image

Thomas Frederick Colby (1784–1852) by William Brockedon, 1837 © National Portrait Gallery, London

Article

Colby, Thomas Frederick (1784–1852), surveyor and army officer, was the eldest child of Major Thomas Colby (d. 1813), Royal Marines, and his wife, Cornelia Hadden, sister of Major-General John Murray Hadden, Royal Artillery, surveyor-general of the ordnance. He was born in the parish of ...

Article

Couchman, Sir Harold John (1882–1956), army officer and surveyor, was born on 29 July 1882 in Haileybury, Hertfordshire, the youngest child of the two sons and two daughters of the Revd Henry Couchman (1839–1922), assistant master of Haileybury College, and his wife, Mary Jane Pooley (1843–1933)...

Article

Newcombe, Stewart Francis (1878–1956), army officer and surveyor, was born in Mount Street, Brecon, on 9 July 1878, the third of four sons of Edward Newcombe (1842–1886), civil engineer, and his wife, Maria Louisa, née Prangley (1844–1901). He grew up in a family with strong ties to the early development of railways: his father had helped build the first railways in ...

Article

Palmer, Henry Spencer (1838–1893), soldier and surveyor, third and youngest son of Colonel John Freke Palmer of the Madras staff corps of the East India Company's army, and his wife, Jane (d. 1838), daughter of John James of Truro and sister of ...

Article

Portlock, Joseph Ellison (1794–1864), surveyor, army officer, and geologist, the only son of Captain Nathaniel Portlock (d. 1817), was born at Gosport, Hampshire, on 30 September 1794. After passing through the Royal Military Academy at Woolwich, he was commissioned second lieutenant, Royal Engineers...

Image

Joseph Ellison Portlock (1794–1864) by Maull & Polyblank, 1850s © National Portrait Gallery, London

Article

R. H. Vetch

revised by Elizabeth Baigent

Stotherd, Richard Hugh (1828–1895), army officer and surveyor, son of General Richard J. Stotherd (1796–1879), colonel-commandant Royal Engineers, and his first wife, Elizabeth Sydney (d. 1853), daughter of Hugh Boyle, of Dungiven, co. Londonderry, was born at Angler Castle, co. Tyrone, on 25 November 1828. His father, who came of a ...

Article

Thuillier, Sir Henry Edward Landor (1813–1906), army officer and surveyor, born at Bath on 10 July 1813, was the youngest of eleven children (five sons and six daughters) of John Pierre Thuillier, merchant, of Cadiz and Bath, and his wife, Julia, daughter of ...

Article

R. H. Vetch

revised by Elizabeth Baigent

Walker, James Thomas (1826–1896), army officer and surveyor, eldest son of John Walker of the Madras civil service, sometime judge at Cannanore, and his wife, Margaret Allan (d. 1830) of Edinburgh, was born at Cannanore, India, on 1 December 1826. He was educated by a private tutor in ...

Image

Sir Andrew Scott Waugh (1810–1878) by unknown photographer, c. 1860 The British Library

Article

R. H. Vetch

revised by Elizabeth Baigent

Waugh, Sir Andrew Scott (1810–1878), army officer and surveyor, eldest son of General Gilbert Waugh, military auditor-general at Madras, grandson of Colonel Gilbert Waugh of Gracemount, Midlothian (descended from Waugh of Shaw, standard-bearer at Flodden Field), and nephew of Sir Murray Maxwell...