1-20 of 57 results  for:

  • army officer (East India Company) x
Clear all

Article

Abbott, Augustus (1804–1867), army officer in the East India Company, was born in London on 7 January 1804, the eldest of five sons of Henry Alexius Abbott of Blackheath, Kent, a retired Calcutta merchant, and his wife, Margaret (1774–1853), daughter of John Welsh...

Article

Abbott, Sir Frederick (1805–1892), army officer in the East India Company, was the second son of Henry Alexius Abbott of Blackheath, Kent, a retired Calcutta merchant, and his wife, Margaret, daughter of William Welsh of Edinburgh, writer to the signet. He was the brother of ...

Article

See Abbott, Augustus

Article

Banks, John Sherbrooke (bap. 1811, d. 1857), army officer in the East India Company, baptized at Naas, co. Kildare, Ireland, on 7 October 1811, was the son of Samuel Banks, physician in HM forces, of Burton upon Trent, and his wife, Lucinda. In 1828 he was nominated to a cadetship in the ...

Article

Beatson, Alexander (1759–1830), army officer in the East India Company and colonial governor, was born on 24 October 1759 at Dundee. He was the second son of the three sons and one daughter of Robert Beatson (b. 1730), of Kilrie, Fife, and his wife, ...

Article

Birch, Sir Richard James Holwell (1803–1875), army officer in the East India Company, came of a well-known Anglo-Indian family, and was the son of Richard Comyns Birch, Bengal civil service, and his wife, Frances Jane, daughter of William Rider, sheriff of Calcutta; he was a grandson of ...

Article

Blacker, Valentine (1778–1823), army officer in the East India Company, was born on 19 October 1778. He obtained his commission in the Madras cavalry in 1798, and served as a cornet in the Mysore campaign of 1799, with a troop of cavalry of the ...

Article

Brind, Sir James (1808–1888), army officer in the East India Company service, son of Walter Brind, ribbon manufacturer and silk merchant of Paternoster Row, London, was born in London on 10 July 1808. After training at Addiscombe College (1825–6), he became second lieutenant, ...

Article

A. J. Arbuthnot

revised by Roger T. Stearn

Broadfoot, George (1807–1845), army officer in the East India Company, was born at Kirkwall, Orkney, the eldest surviving son of the Revd William Broadfoot, from a west Yorkshire family and minister of the Kirkwall Secession Church, 1798–1817, and his wife, Helen, née Sutherland (1783–1839)...

Article

Broughton, Thomas Duer (1778–1835), army officer in the East India Company and writer on India, was born in Bristol on 8 March 1778, son of the Revd Thomas Broughton, rector of St Peter's, Bristol, and his wife, Jane; he was great-grandson of the ...

Article

Caldwell, Sir Alexander (1763–1839), army officer in the East India Company, was born on 1 February 1763, a younger son of William Caldwell (1710–1802) and his third wife, Isabella, daughter of Alexander Clark of Inverness. Alexander was nominated a cadet in the Bengal...

Article

Cameron, George Poulett (1805–1882), army officer in the East India Company, was born at Yarmouth, Norfolk, on 27 October 1805, the son of Commander Robert Cameron RN, who perished with the greater part of his crew under the batteries of Fort St Andero (Santander)...

Article

Champain, Sir John Underwood Bateman- (1835–1887), army officer and engineer in the East India Company, second son of Colonel Agnew Champain (d. 1876), of the 9th foot, was born in Gloucester Place, London, on 22 July 1835. Educated at Cheltenham College and for a short time in fortification and military drawing at the private ...

Article

Cheape, Sir John (1792–1875), army officer in the East India Company, was born on 5 October 1792, at Rossie, Fife, second son of John Cheape (1757–1838), landed proprietor of Rossie and his wife, Elizabeth née Dayell. Douglas Cheape was his younger brother. He was educated at ...

Article

Clive, Robert, first Baron Clive of Plassey (1725–1774), army officer in the East India Company and administrator in India, was born on 29 September 1725 at Styche Hall, Moreton Say, near Market Drayton in Shropshire, the eldest of the thirteen children of Richard Clive (...

Article

Collett, Sir Henry (1836–1901), army officer in the East India Company and botanist, was born on 6 March 1836 at Thetford, Norfolk, the fourth son of the Revd William Collett (1796–1865), perpetual curate of St Mary's, Thetford, and his second wife, Ellen Clarke...

Article

Conolly, Arthur (1807–1842?), army officer in the East India Company, was born on 2 July 1807, third of the six sons of Valentine Conolly (d. 2 Dec 1819) of 37 Portland Place, London, who made a rapid fortune in India at the close of the eighteenth century, and his wife, ...

Image

Arthur Conolly (1807–?1842) by James Atkinson, c. 1840 © National Portrait Gallery, London

Article

See Conolly, Arthur

Article

See Conolly, Arthur