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Forces in Lucknow - 1878
« on: Sunday 21 April 19 17:20 BST (UK) »
Help  :-*

I have an image of a birth registration - January 1878 in Lucknow for Anne O'Brien, daughter of Thomas and Margaret.

Could some kind soul please interpret the details given for Thomas? 

ADDED:  and any idea where I might find further details for Thomas.

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Re: Forces in Lucknow - 1878
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 21 April 19 19:13 BST (UK) »
The 73rd Regiment of Foot, the Black Watch were at the relief of Lucknow. Take a look at the Black Watch website and follow any links for plenty of information.

the Black Watch.co.uk
CHOULES All ,  COKER Harwich Essex & Rochester Kent 
COLE Gt. Oakley, & Lt. Oakley, Essex.
DUNCAN Kent
EVERITT Colchester,  Dovercourt & Harwich Essex
GULLIVER/GULLOFER Fifehead Magdalen Dorset
HORSCROFT Kent.
KING Sturminster Newton, Dorset. MONK Odiham Ham.
SCOTT Wrabness, Essex
WILKINS Stour Provost, Dorset.
WICKHAM All in North Essex.
WICKHAM Medway Towns, Kent from 1880
WICKHAM, Ipswich, Suffolk.

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Re: Forces in Lucknow - 1878
« Reply #2 on: Monday 22 April 19 07:25 BST (UK) »
Many thanks, I'll follow it up.

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Re: Forces in Lucknow - 1878
« Reply #3 on: Monday 22 April 19 09:26 BST (UK) »
FindMyPast has an army file for a Thomas O'Brien of the 73rd Regiment, discharged at Lucknow in 1880:
https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=GBM/WO97/2068/057/001&parentid=GBM/WO97/2068/447834

(NB the relief of Lucknow was in 1857 - not a possibility for this man who joined the army in 1859).
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Re: Forces in Lucknow - 1878
« Reply #4 on: Monday 22 April 19 09:56 BST (UK) »
Thank you very much for that, ShaunJ.  I hadn't thought of looking on-line  :-[
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Re: Forces in Lucknow - 1878
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 23 April 19 18:13 BST (UK) »
The British Library Euston Road London has a lot of information about registrations of British people in the pre independence Indian sub continent. There is also the British India FHS, who are very good.
Ayres Brignell Cornwell Harvey Shipp  Stimpson Stubbings (all Cambs) Baumber Baxter Burton Ethards Proctor Stanton (all Lincs) Luffman (all counties)

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Re: Forces in Lucknow - 1878
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 23 April 19 21:37 BST (UK) »
Many thanks, I'll look into it. 

I've had a look at the information suggested by ShaunJ, but there doesn't appear to by anything there to definitely link Thomas with daughter Anne.  However, Thomas doesn't seem to have always behaved himself!!!

Transcriptions and NBI are merely finding aids.  They are NOT a substitute for original record entries.
Remember - "They'll be found when they want to be found" !!!
Archbell - anywhere, any date
Kendall - WRY
Milner - WRY
Appleyard - WRY