William Vaudrey Glascott

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William Vaudrey Glascott

Birthplace: Hatherleigh, Devon, England
Death: October 31, 1821 (28-36)
Kishme (Qishm) Persian Gulf. (sévère fièvre biliaire)
Immediate Family:

Son of Cradock Glascott, Rev. and Mary Glascott
Partner of Portuguese Christian
Father of Mary Anne Donohoe; William Frederick Glascott and Eliza Butler
Brother of Mary Ann Walkey; Cradock John Glascott, Rev.; Thomas Glascott, Rev.; Selina Glascott; Mary Ann GLASCOTT and 2 others

Occupation: Lt East India Company
Managed by: Keith Millard
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About William Vaudrey Glascott

Born 1789 Hatherleigh, Devon, England

Baptised 14th July 1789 Hatherleigh, Devon, England

on 21st July 1810 at the age of 21 arrived in Bombay India on the East india Company's Indiaman, "Sir Steven Lushington" after a fourn month voyage from Portsmouth, England.

On 24th November 1814 at the age of 25 was appointed a Lieutenant in the 1st Battalion of the 4th Regiment N I.

In 1815, at the age of 26 married an unidentified Indian/Eurasian Women

On 1st July 1818 at the age of 29 was appointed to be the Adjutant to the 1st Battalion.

In 1820 at the age of 31 was transferred to the 12th Regiment N I. The Battalion was shipped to Kishme (Qishm) in the Persian Gulf to battle the 'rebel' Arabs.

In 1821 at the age of 32 died in Kishme (Qishm) Persian Gulf.

William's name of Vaudrey/Vawdery was given to him by his parents in honour of "a family friend in Cornwell, William Vawdrey, who in turn gave two of his sons the middle name of Glascott." Susan Morgan, Bombay Anna, 2008, p11. The name Vaudrey, with variations and transcription errors of Vaudry, Yanory, Vandry, has been passed down in various branches of the family and appears as recently as his x4 great grandson born in the 1920s.

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William Vaudrey Glascott's Timeline

July 26, 1789
Hatherleigh, Devon, England
July 26, 1789
January 1816
Bombay, Maharashtra, India
August 15, 1816
October 31, 1821
Age 32
Kishme (Qishm) Persian Gulf.