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Re: Mackeson, Hythe
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2016, 23:39:33 »
In a vault near this place are interred the remains of Mary Jane third daughter of Henry Mackeson and Mary Jane his wife who died 22 June 1809 aged 5 years and 7 months ad to the memory of Elizabeth their eldest daughter born at Deal 1 March 1799.  Died at Tunbridge Wells 16 July 1862.  She was buried in the church-yard of St. Paul Rusthall.

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« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2016, 23:35:52 »
In memory of William Mackeson, of this town, who died at Bath 10th April, 1821, aged 47 years.
Also of Harriett, his wife, who died at Canterbury 19th December 1855, aged 79 years.
And of Charles William, their eldest son, who died 19th May 1819, aged 19 years.
The remains of the above are deposited in a vault near this and adjoining the church.
Also in memory of
Thomas, their fifth son, Lieutenant in the Royal Navy, who died at Malta 4th October 1837, aged 28 years.
He served at Navarino 20th October 1827.  And in H.Mís. Surveying Vessel Hecla on the west cost of Africa in 1829.30, and was one of the few officers who survived the trials of that expedition.
William Lawrence, their seventh son, Lieutenant and Adjutant 19th Regiment Bengal Native Infantry, who died at Bombay 30th October 1842, aged 26 years.
Julius Arthur, their eighth son, Lieutenant 33rd regiment Bengal Native Infantry, who died at Neemuch 28th September 1847, aged 29 years.
He served in the Cabul Campaign 1842, and in the Sutlej Campaign 1845.6.
And
Frederic, their fourth son, Lieutenant Colonel Bengal Army, Companion of the Bath, Member of the Third Class of the Order of the Douranee Empire, and Commissioner of Peshawur, who died 14th September 1853, of a would inflicted by a Mahometan Fanatic, aged 46 years.
He served in all the campaigns and important operations on the North western Frontier of India from 1838 to 1853, during the whole of which eventful period he was engaged in appointments of the highest political responsibility and distinction.
A monument has been erected to his memory and in honour of his character and public services at Peshawur, where he fell, and in Canterbury Cathedral, by his friends and admirers in India.

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