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Samuel Skardon

Person Chart


Partner Date of Birth Children
Mary Woodson 1 JAN 1753 Mary Skardon
Sarah Paulina Skardon
Charlotte Skardon
Charles Ramsay Skardon

Person Events

Event Type Date Place Description
Birth 1730 Unknown, England
Marriage 1 NOV 1768 Tellicherry, Kerala, India Y
Occupation 1783 Brevet Lieutenant Fireworker
Death 30 OCT 1788 Fatehgarh, India
Probate 1790 Calcutta, India 11399 Rupees


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