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INDIA Calcutta Scots Cemetery COMPLETED
« on: Tuesday 22 January 19 21:49 GMT (UK) »
Sorry I added this query to another thread, but thought it might be better to put my query in its own post.

I have a grand aunt buried in the Calcutta Scots Cemetery (Elizabeth Davidson Brechin), the Stone says “Betty Taylor (married name) died 1st August 1938 E (perhaps it’s L). A.D.T”  I have no details other than the Stone, so if any one could tell me how I could start to find out why she was over there, and if possible what the acronym stands for please?

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Aberdeenshire; Brechin, Robb, Clark, Hardie, Johnston, Watt, Elmslie, Milne, Harper, Adam, Edmond, Laing, Gibson, Aedie, Jameson, Argo & Doverty.<br />Booth, Watson, Grothenwell, Ewen, Mackie, Simpson, Piper, Taylor, Davidson, Willox, Chalmers & Gordon<br />Still, Fraser, Robertson, Burnet &
Lumsden<br /><br />Banffshire; Cruickshank, Bennet, Broug, Allen, West & Lyal<br /><br />Caithness; Sutherland<br /><br />Herefordshire, Worcester, Monmouthshire, Gloucestershire; Wagstaff, Jones & Turner

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Re: INDIA Calcutta Scots Cemetery
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 22 January 19 22:46 GMT (UK) »
Are you sure the year was 1938?  An Elizabeth Ann Davidson Taylor died on 1 August 1936 and was buried in the Scottish Cemetery, Calcutta on 2 August 1936, aged 39, described as "wife of Harry Taylor Tea Garden Manager, Anand Magh T. E. Upper Assam".

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Hotham, Guilliatt, Brown, Winter, Buck, Webster, Mortimore
Richards, Meredith, Gower, Davies, Todd, Westmacott, Hill
Mid C19 Cardiff and Haverfordwest, the Marychurch family.

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Re: INDIA Calcutta Scots Cemetery
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 22 January 19 23:22 GMT (UK) »
Thank you so much, the image I have looks like an 8, but could easily be an 6. That is much more detail than I knew previously.

Anyone have any idea about the acronym? Similarly as with the 6 rather than 8. The first initial could be an E or an L
Aberdeenshire; Brechin, Robb, Clark, Hardie, Johnston, Watt, Elmslie, Milne, Harper, Adam, Edmond, Laing, Gibson, Aedie, Jameson, Argo & Doverty.<br />Booth, Watson, Grothenwell, Ewen, Mackie, Simpson, Piper, Taylor, Davidson, Willox, Chalmers & Gordon<br />Still, Fraser, Robertson, Burnet &
Lumsden<br /><br />Banffshire; Cruickshank, Bennet, Broug, Allen, West & Lyal<br /><br />Caithness; Sutherland<br /><br />Herefordshire, Worcester, Monmouthshire, Gloucestershire; Wagstaff, Jones & Turner

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Re: INDIA Calcutta Scots Cemetery
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 22 January 19 23:25 GMT (UK) »
If it's the 1936 burial, EADT would have been her initials.

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Hotham, Guilliatt, Brown, Winter, Buck, Webster, Mortimore
Richards, Meredith, Gower, Davies, Todd, Westmacott, Hill
Mid C19 Cardiff and Haverfordwest, the Marychurch family.

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Re: INDIA Calcutta Scots Cemetery
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 22 January 19 23:26 GMT (UK) »
Aberdeenshire; Brechin, Robb, Clark, Hardie, Johnston, Watt, Elmslie, Milne, Harper, Adam, Edmond, Laing, Gibson, Aedie, Jameson, Argo & Doverty.<br />Booth, Watson, Grothenwell, Ewen, Mackie, Simpson, Piper, Taylor, Davidson, Willox, Chalmers & Gordon<br />Still, Fraser, Robertson, Burnet &
Lumsden<br /><br />Banffshire; Cruickshank, Bennet, Broug, Allen, West & Lyal<br /><br />Caithness; Sutherland<br /><br />Herefordshire, Worcester, Monmouthshire, Gloucestershire; Wagstaff, Jones & Turner

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Re: INDIA Calcutta Scots Cemetery COMPLETE
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 22 January 19 23:28 GMT (UK) »
Wow, so simple now that you’ve told me. Many thanks again Drosybont
Aberdeenshire; Brechin, Robb, Clark, Hardie, Johnston, Watt, Elmslie, Milne, Harper, Adam, Edmond, Laing, Gibson, Aedie, Jameson, Argo & Doverty.<br />Booth, Watson, Grothenwell, Ewen, Mackie, Simpson, Piper, Taylor, Davidson, Willox, Chalmers & Gordon<br />Still, Fraser, Robertson, Burnet &
Lumsden<br /><br />Banffshire; Cruickshank, Bennet, Broug, Allen, West & Lyal<br /><br />Caithness; Sutherland<br /><br />Herefordshire, Worcester, Monmouthshire, Gloucestershire; Wagstaff, Jones & Turner

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Re: INDIA Calcutta Scots Cemetery COMPLETED
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 22 January 19 23:34 GMT (UK) »
It does look more like an 8 than a 6, doesn't it.  Could even be a mistake by the mason who carved the stone.  I've come across that before.

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Hotham, Guilliatt, Brown, Winter, Buck, Webster, Mortimore
Richards, Meredith, Gower, Davies, Todd, Westmacott, Hill
Mid C19 Cardiff and Haverfordwest, the Marychurch family.