JOHN BOCARRO, J.P. (1820 - 1898)

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Birthplace: Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Death: Died in Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Managed by: Francisca Ann Pereira
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About JOHN BOCARRO, J.P.

John was born, in Cavel, Bombay, on August 28th., 1820. He was baptized in the Church of Our Lady of Health, Cavel, Bombay, on September 4th., 1820; his god-parents were Ignatius de Loyola and Clara Mary. Our Bocarro ancestors were probably of Portuguese origin. They were possibly merchant traders in the Dutch East Indies, who settled in Bombay. Michael Bocarro, John's father, died aged 75, on June 9th., 1848, and he was buried in the mid-nave of the Church of Our Lady of Health, Cavel, Bombay. The grave inscription is still clearly legible.

John Bocarro was the Assistant to the Director of Public Instruction, Government of India.

John Bocarro and his family spoke English and Portuguese fluently, at home (source: Cecil Joseph Bocarro). They lived in Bombay and Poona and they retired in Bombay. Both John and Gertrude were buried in Dharavi, Bombay (source: Charlotte Elizabeth de Ga, nee Bocarro).

Peter Ferreira original version April 2013 revised September 2013.

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JOHN BOCARRO, J.P.'s Timeline

1820
August 28, 1820
Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
1843
1843
Age 22
1844
1844
Age 23
1846
1846
Age 25
1848
1848
Age 27
1851
July 3, 1851
Age 30
Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
1852
1852
Age 31
1856
1856
Age 35
1857
October 9, 1857
Age 37