Individual Record for: Samuel Skardon

Personal and Family Information

Samuel Skardon was born 1730 in England. He died OCT 1788 in Fatehgarh, India.

Samuel Skardon's wife was Mary Woodson. They were married NOV 1768 in Telicherry, Bombay, India. Their 4 known children were Mary Skardon, Sarah Paulina Skardon, Charlotte Skardon and Charles Ramsay Skardon.

Other Life Events

Occupation1783Brevet Lieutenant Fireworker


List of the Officers of the Bengal army 1754-1834 (VCP Hodson Volume 3) states that he:

Sailed for India as a free merchant on the Harcourt on 3 May 1765. Posted as Commander of Ordanance to Fatehgarh on 3 December 1780. A Samuel Skardon entered Merchant Taylor School in 1738.

Farrukhabad Districts


 370. — 1788 — SKARDON, S. Inscription :— To the memory of Mr,

 Samuel Skardon, who died October 30th, 1788 A.D., aged 57 years.

 This tomb was erected by his friend, Captain Richard Ramsay.

 [The only Richard Ramsay I have been able to find is the one who deserted

 at Bhitaura, cf. no. 407.]


List of inscriptions on Christian tombs and tablets of historical interest in the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh (1911)

Author: Blunt, Edward, Sir, 1877-1941

Subject: Epitaphs -- India Uttar Pradesh

Publisher: Allahabad : Printed by W. C. Abel, Offg. Supdt., Govt. Press, United Provinces

Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT

Language: English

Call number: nrlf_ucb:GLAD-83896518

Digitizing sponsor: MSN

Book contributor: University of California Libraries