Commander John William Francis Harvey

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John William Francis Harvey

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Birthplace: Kolkata, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
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Husband of Elizabeth Edwards Lavington Harvey
Father of Capt. Edward Henry Harvey and Major John Francis William Harvey

Managed by: Susan Mary Rayner (Green) ( Ryan)
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About Commander John William Francis Harvey

Born on the River Ganges near Calcutta, according to UK 1881 and 1891 census information.

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Date from LDS IGI Individual Record for John William Francis Harvey, son of John Harvey and Mary Jane (locality extract).

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Birthplace given as Fort William, Calcutta, in Visitation of England and Wales, by Joseph Jackson Howard and Frederick Arthur Crisp, vol. 16, publ. 1909, p. 93.

Military Service 1857-1858 China Find all individuals with events at this location as Midshipman, Royal Navy

◦Served on the "Furious" i the China War of 1857-1858, and was awarded the China medal with two clasps. From Visitation of England and Wales, by Joseph Jackson Howard and Frederick Arthur Crisp, vol. 16, publ. 1909, p. 93.


Military Service 8 Apr 1863 as Lieutenant, Royal Navy


◦From marriage notice and UK 1871 census.

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Date from The Navy List, Corrected to The 20th June, 1877, publ. 1877 (London: John Murray), p. 286.


Military Service 1 Oct 1873 as Commander, Royal Navy ◦From The Navy List, Corrected to The 20th June, 1877, publ. 1877 (London: John Murray), p. 286.


Died 26 Nov 1895 Southsea, Hampshire, England
◦England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index: 1837-1983 (ancestry.com) gives:

Name: John William F Harvey / Estimated Birth Year: abt 1843 / Year of Registration: 1895 / Quarter of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec / Age at Death: 52 / District: Portsea Island (1837-1900) / County: Hampshire / Volume: 2b / Page: 294.
Death notice in The Times, 29 November 1895, p. 1, reads: HARVEY.---On the 26th inst., at 8, Queen's-terrace, Sussex-road, Southsea, COMMANDER JOHN WILLIAM FRANCIS HARVEY, R.N., son of the late Capt. harvey, 9th Regt., and grandson of the late Admiral Sir Edward Harvey, G.C.B., of Walmer, Kent.<br/>

Death date given as 25 November 1895 in probate record. See Will Proved Event notes.


Will proved 29 Jan 1896 London, Middlesex, England

 

◦England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1861-1941 (ancestry.com) gives: 1896. / HARVEY John William Francis of 8 Queen's-terrace Sussex-road Southsea Portsea Hants retired commander royal navy died 25 November 1895 Probate London 29 January to Elizabeth Edwards Lavington Harvey widow and the reverend Edward William Penny clerk Effects £351 11s. 4d.



            
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Commander John William Francis Harvey's Timeline

1842
December 31, 1842
Kolkata, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
1843
January 30, 1843
Kolkata, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
1869
1869
Age 26
Great Mongeham, Kent, England UK
1873
April 29, 1873
Age 30
Upper Sydenham, Kent, England
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