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 Death Announcements 1832-1844

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Date transcribed2000-00-00
Transcribed bySteve Van Dulken
CommentDeath announcements from the "Gentleman's Magazine", a journal which is available on Google Books. Any deaths in India, or of deaths elsewhere where there was a mentioned link with India, are included. In a few lengthy obituaries the contents have been summarised by using square brackets.

Surname  Macdonald    
First names  John    
Rank/ occupation  Captain    
View all other items of "Unit" with value "Bengal Engineers" in "Death Announcements 1832-1844" Unit  Bengal Engineers    
Death date  16 Aug 1831    
Place of death  Exeter    
Source  Gentleman's Magazine    
View all other items of "Edition" with value "Jan 1832" in "Death Announcements 1832-1844" Edition  Jan 1832    
View all other items of "Page number" with value "85" in "Death Announcements 1832-1844" Page number  85    
Detail  [Pages 85-87. At his residence, Summerland Place, Exeter, aged 72, John Macdonald, Esq. Fellow of the Royal and Asiatic Societies, formerly Lieutenant-Colonel of the Royal Clan-Alpine regiment. The only son of the celebrated Flora Macdonald, who assisted Prince Charles in evading the English soldiers in 1746. Became a captain in the corps of engineers, Bengal establishment. In 1794-96, at Bencoolen, and at St Helena, he carried out diurnal observations of the variation in the magnetic needle. In 1807 was the chief engineer at Fort Marlborough. An author]    
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