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Benjamin WRIGHT married Sarah ?, children:

  1. Alice Wright. (b 1807 in Edgbaston, Birmingham., d 1840 in Dum Dum, Calcutta, Baptised: 04 Jul 1807, Saint Phillips, Birmingham, Warwick, Burial:1 Oct 1840, Dum Dum, Calcutta.)

Next Generation

ALICE WRIGHT (b 1807 in Edgbaston, Birmingham., d 1840 in Dum Dum, Calcutta, Baptised: 04 Jul 1807, Saint Phillips, Birmingham, Warwick, Burial:1 Oct 1840, Dum Dum, Calcutta.) married WILLIAM JAMES MARKLEW (born 05 Mar 1807 in Saint Phillip, Warwickshire, England.2, and died 06 Apr 1846 in Delhi, India.Baptism: 06 Apr 1807, Saint Martins Church, Birmingham. Occupation: 1925, Brass Cock Founder of 18 Great Charles Street, Birmingham (Wrightson's Trade Directory).Residence: Bet. 1829 - 1840, Dum Dum, Calcutta.) on 07 Nov 1825 in Edgebaston Warwick England. Children:


  2. EDWARD MARKLEW, b. 16 Sep 1826, Birmingham, England.2; d. 1834, Calcutta, India. Baptism: 22 Nov 1827, Saint Stephens, Dum Dum, Calcutta, India.Burial: 24 Oct 1834, Dum Dum, Calcutta, India.

  3. WILLIAM HENRY MARKLEW, b. 02 Feb 1829, Dum Dum, Calcutta, India.; d. 02 Nov 1893, Calcutta, India.

  4. FREDERICK JOHN MARKLEW2, b. 02 Sep 1831, Calcutta, India.Baptism: 18 Sep 1831, Saint Stephens Dum Dum, Calcutta, India.

  5. ALICE JULIA MARKLEW2, b. 31 Dec 1833, Dum Dum, Calcutta,West Bengal, India.2; m. JOHN BAPTIST, 28 Nov 1850, Bengal Presidency India.Baptism: 22 Dec 1834, Saint Stephens Church, Calcutta, India.

  6. GEORGE MARKLEW, b. 07 Dec 1835, Calcutta, India.; d. 05 Nov 1875, Bengal, India.

  7. CLARINDA ANNE MARKLEW2, b. 14 Jul 1840, Dum Dum, Calcutta, India.2; d. 14 Feb 1841, Dum Dum, Calcutta, India.Baptism: 25 Dec 1840, Saint Stephens Church, Dum Dum, Calcutta, India. Burial: 15 Feb 1841, Dum Dum, Calcutta, India.

  8. FREDERICK WILLIAM JOHN MARKLEW, b. 02 Sep 1834, Calcutta, India.; d. 15 Dec 1867, India.



I would like to post my interest in the hope that someone, somewhere might be able to make a connection with members of the MARTIN family. Charlie Swain  (Birmingham.UK) charlie@swainfamily.freeserve.co.uk 

Henry Albert WRIGHT marrried Susan MARTIN
in 1920.  (Susan was a Dentist in Trichinopoly.)


info from faustinlewis@yahoo.co.in

?? WRIGHT married ?, children:

  1. Mary Wright.

Next Generation

Mary WRIGHT on 5 February 1838 in Bombay, India married Arnold Burrows COLLETT, born 1 March 1812 in Surat, India; (Marriage entry reads as follows: " I declare that I am a member of the Church of Scotland established by law. A.B. Collett. Bombay, 5th February 1838. I hereby certify that Arnold Burrowes Collett, Bachelor inhabitant of Bombay and Mary Wright, Spinster of the town of Paisley, Scotland were married by me in St Andrews Church in presence of Robert Highat Esq Commander of the ship "Elizabeth", Mr William Henry Bell & others of Bombay."  Witness W.H. Bell
Robert Highat, Lewis A. Collett, Geo S. Collett."


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