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FOX Edward Thomas

Male 1844 - 1885  (41 years)


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  • Name FOX Edward Thomas 
    Born 1 Mar 1844  Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Lieutenant Bombay Sappers; Hon Captain and Deputy Commissary Sappers and Miners (Royal Engineers) 
    Died 13 Nov 1885  Cumballa Hotel, Bombay, india Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • When Sidney his daughter is born at Kirkee in 1885, Edward is listed as Captain ET Fox, Bombay Sappers and Miners. He died less than a month after his daughter was born as a result of diarrhoea.

      His death notice in The Times of India 1885 reads:

      Nov 13th at Cumballa Hotel Bombay Capt ET Fox Royal Engineers aged 42 years.
    Buried 13 Nov 1885  Sewree Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I149  Wood/O'Neill
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2015 

    Father FOX Edward,   d. 15 Jul 1871, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother EDMONDS Sidney Maria,   b. Abt 1808,   d. Jan 1868, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married 9 Aug 1831  St Catherine, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F111  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family WOOD Katherine (Kate) Louisa,   b. 5 May 1865, Gogo, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1951, Folkestone, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 10 Jan 1885  St Mary's Church, Poona (Pune), India Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Notice in the Times of India 1885 reads:

      Jan 10th at St Mary's Poona by the Rev AG Cane MA Edward Thomas Fox Bombay Sappers and Miners to Kate Louise daughter of the late Captain W Wood PWD

      Wedding witnesses appear to be Captain C Tyler, H I Wood, W Nugent and MB Cousins
    Notes 
    • The Indian Church records show that on the 10th January 1885, Catherine Louise Wood spinster of 19 years, daughter of William Wood and living at Poona married Edward Thomas Fox, bachelor of full age, son of Edward Fox. Edward Thomas was also living at Poona, married at St Mary's Church, Poona. Edward was aged 41.
    Children 
     1. FOX Sidney Maria Elizabeth,   b. 30 Oct 1885, Kirkee, Maharashtra, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1965, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 2 May 2014 15:38:28 
    Family ID F84  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Baptism record for Edward Thomas Fox
    Baptism record for Edward Thomas Fox
    From:
    Department of the Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Ireland
    http://churchrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/details/6b0c6f0033925

  • Notes 
    • In 1884, Edward was 2nd in command to his father-in-law William Wood and stationed with the Nasik Division in the Public Works Dept.

      On the 16th Sept 1882 Edward T Fox, Bombay Establishment, is promoted to Hon Lieutenant from Assistant Commissary, Bombay Establishment.