BALLARD Family Tree
with links to British India
Richard BALLARD married Sarah ?, children:
Richard Edwin Ansel BALLARD (b 21 May 1869 Byculla, Bombay)
Richard Edwin Ansel BALLARD (b 21 May 1869 Byculla, Bombay) married Grace Caroline ??, (b 1871, d 5 Oct 1938 Bombay, 67yrs) children:
Richard Bennett Ballard (b 19 Apr 1899 Bombay)
Colin Ansel Ballard (b 29 May 1900 Bombay)
Melvyn Edwin Ballard (b 15 Sept 1901, Bombay, d 22 Aug 1968)
Beatrice Olive Ballard (b 1927)
Colin Ansel Ballard (b 29 May 1900 Bombay) at 30yrs on 25 Apr 1934 in Bombay married 22yr Cynthia Mavis Patricia DALTON (b1912 daughter of George Dalton), children:
Richard Ivan Ballard (b 12 Dec 1941 Byculla, Bombay)
Melvyn Edwin BALLARD (b 15 Sept 1901, Bombay, d 22 Aug 1968) married Ruth Beatrice CROPP (b 1902) on 20 May 1927) by Rev T W Williams in Colaba (Baptist Church, children:
Beatrice Olive Ballard (b 1927) at 20yrs on 27 Oct 1947 in Bombay married 26yr William Erlam TIMS (b 1921 son of Austin James Tims)
Elizabeth BALLARD in Sept 1952 in Reading, England, married James W THORPE, children:
David J Thorpe (b 1953 Reading)
Louise A Thorpe (b Dec 1954 Reading)
Beatrice BALLARD married ? WILKIN
Beatrice BALLARD married (her 2nd marriage) William Erlam TIMS on 27 Oct 1947 in St.Mary's Cathedral, Bombay, children:
Joanna Tims (b 1953 Hackney, London)
James William Tims (b 1957, Wallingford, London)
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Major Ballard: served under Major-General Meadows and Lord Cornwallis with the 'English Grand Army' at the Siege of Siringapatam against Tippu Sultan. There is a Memorial Plaque in a Mumbai cathedral of one Major General Ballard. Ballard Pier in Mumbai and Ballard Road in Bangalore appear to be named after him. Major Ballard's son became a Judge and served in the ICS (Indian Civil Service) in the Madras Presidency. His son Charles Henry (Harry) Ballard (my Great Grandfather) was a Civil & Mechanical Engineer. Charles Henry (Harry) Ballard constructed the Harvey Cotton Mills in Madurai, which exists to this day. (Where he met and married my Great Grandmother Mary Cuxton). He also built Cotton Mills in Koilpatti, Mills for Parrys, Walcots and the Nizam of Hyderabad. He died of Typhoid aged 42, his wife Mary died in childbirth aged 28 yrs. When Mary died Charles Henry (Harry) Ballard married Mary's sister Fanny Cuxton, they had one daughter Laura. This information was told to me by my Grandmother Ethel Smith (Charles Henry Ballad's daughter) who passed away in 1985, and my Aunt Dolly (Adolphine Smith), Ethel's daughter.
?? BALLARD (MAJOR, BRITISH INDIAN ARMY) was born in UK and died on an unknown date. He married an English Lady who was born in UK and died on an unknown date. Children of ?? BALLARD (MAJOR, BRITISH INDIAN ARMY) and English Lady.
1.?? BALLARD (Judge, ICS, Indian Civil Service, Madras Presidency)
Thomas BALLARD (Judge ICS. Indian Civil Service, Madras Presidency) married Maria ??,(English Lady ) children:
Charles Henry (Harry) Ballard (b 28 June 1858 India, c 27 Jul 1858 Negapatam, d 31 Jul 1899 Madura of Typhoid aged 42 yrs)
Charles Henry (Harry) BALLARD (b 28 Jun 1858 India, c 27 Jul 1858 Negapatam, d 31 Jul 1899 Madura of Typhoid aged 42 yrs) at 21yrs on 5 Jan 1880 in Madurai married 18yr Mary CUXTON (b 1862 daughter of Richard Middlecoat CUXTON and an Indian Lady, was born in Madurai and died age 28 yrs South India in child birth). Children:
Richard Middlecoat Arthur BALLARD (b 10 Oct 1885 Madura, d age 17)
Ethel Evelyn Helen BALLARD (b 3 Mar 1887. c 10 Apr 1887 in Madurai and d 1985 in Madurai, India.)
Elizabeth (Bessie) Fanny Louisa BALLARD (b 1892, died in India).
Charles Henry (Harry) BALLARD in Madurai married (his 2nd wife) Fanny CUXTON (younger sister of Mary, born in Madurai and died in Madurai). Children:
Laura Isabell BALLARD (b.1894 in Madurai.)
Ethel Evelyn Helen BALLARD (b 3 Mar 1887. c 10 Apr 1887 in Madurai and d 1985 in Madurai, India.) at 16yrs on 23 Dec 1903 in Madura married 22yr Adolphus Gracian SMITH (b 1881 son of William SMITH in Tuticorin, India and d1969 in Madurai, India.) children:
Charles Harry SMITH was b1902 in Madurai, India and d1996 in Madurai, India.
Claude SMITH was b1908 in Madurai, India and d1976 in Madurai, India.
Bertram (Bertie) Middlecoat SMITH (My Father) was b1910 in Madurai, India. Baptized: Church of Devine Patience. d1959 in Madurai, India.
Adolphine (Dolly) Georgina SMITH was b1924 in Madurai, India. Military service in the Indian Military Nursing Service WWII (Nurse) IMNS, Assam, India.
Elizabeth (Bessie) Fanny Louisa BALLARD (b 1892, died in India) at 18yrs on 28 Apr 1910 in Madura married 28yr Frederick (Freddy) Matthew RAPSON. (b 1882, died in India). Children
Rodney RAPSON was born in India. Military Service WWII, General Wingate’s ‘Chindit’ in the Burma campaign, died on an unknown date.
Gordon RAPSON born in India
Cyrus RAPSON (Madras Police) born in India. Lives in Melbourne, Australia.
Eustace (Ewie) RAPSON born in India. Lives In Melbourne, Australia.
Sylvia RAPSON born in India. (MBBS), Army Doctor, RAMC WWII. Lives UK
Laura Isabel Rapson (b 13 Sep 1894 Madura). Lives in Melbourne Australia.
Laura Isabell BALLARD (b1894.Baptized: 6.10.1894 and died in Madurai, India) at 16yrs on 13 Feb 1911 in Madura married 27yr John Lewis HUGHES. (b 1884 son of Jantez Hughes, died in India. ) Children
Humphrey HUGHES was born in India. Lives in Melbourne, Australia.
Cedric HUGHES was born in India and died in Melbourne, Australia.
Iris HUGHES was born in India and died in Madurai, India.
Rita HUGHES was born in India and died in Melbourne, Australia.
Elma HUGHES was born in India and died in Melbourne, Australia.
Zena HUGHES was born and died in Madurai, India.
Olga HUGHES was born in India. Lives in Melbourne, Australia.
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I am searching for my parents relatives by name of BALLARD They were from Maymyo, Burma1948. My mother name was Olive Ballard and only info i have was that I was given away for adoption to a Burmese family in 1947/48 in Maymyo. If anybody out there know about my parents please in touch to the E mail address. Thank You. Reggie. firstname.lastname@example.org
?? BALLARD married ??, children:
Cheryl BALLARD in 1981 married Michael Mackrodt (I left my wonderful town of birth Allahabad in 1976 to take up residence in the U.K.(Jersey) which was home to me for 17 years. In 1993 made the next big move and now call Australia home, what a wonderful choice.) 3 children:
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?? BALLARD married ??, children:
Arthur Alfred Ballard
Arthur Alfred BALLARD (born 1908 Lonavala, Poona, worked on the GIPR. Last post was Station Master, Byculla.) married Mavis Evelyn FOOTE, children:
Malcolm Arthur Ballard
married ?? POTTS
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