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 Deaths 1843

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Date transcribed2010-12-18
Transcribed byD Edge, J Birtles, A Webb, J Adler, S Parker, A Goodchild, B Rudder, L Fretwell, J Harrison, P Stanes, D Moore, M Holmes, D Freer
Comment709 deaths extracted from the domestic occurrences mentioned in the 1843 'Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce' which was the pre-cursor for the Times of India

View all other items of "Surname" with value "Wama" in "Deaths 1843" Surname  Wama    
Given name(s)  Jehangheer Nesserwanjee    
View all other items of "Place" with value "Bombay" in "Deaths 1843" Place  Bombay    
Year  1843    
month  May    
day  20    
Register Entry  At two o'clock on the morning of the on the 20th May at his residence in the Fort in the 50th year of his age Jehangheer Nesserwanjee Wama esq after a short but severe illness. The deceased was well known in Bombay as one of the most respectable natives who had for so many years carried on a most extensive business in a highly creditable manner as a Merchant Agent and Broker. His family ranks high amongst the Parsees of Bombay; and of the hundreds of Parsees assembled to do honor to his mortal remains not one went away with dry eyes. Such was his acknowledged worth his kindness of heart his generosity and his benevolence that almost everyone of his acquaintances and relations feel as if they had been deprived of a father or a brother. In him the Parsees have lost one of the principal members of thier tribe abnd the world a good man. He left as heirs to his numerous Estates and large fortune two infant grandsons the children of a widowed daughter. They and a most numerous circle of friends now bemoan their irreparable loss. On a late occasion he received a Gold Medal from the present King of the French with a letter of Thanks for the many important services and assistance he had rendered to all the French Vessels trading with this port. For his many acts of beneficence and generosity his memory will long survive in Bombay.    
Year  1843    
Date  24 May    
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