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Edward Darvall was born 1773 in India to Roger Darvall (bef1773) and Orme Bigland (bef1773) and died 16 May 1869 in Rye Dale, Ryde, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Emily Godschall-Johnson (c1788-1841) 26 June 1805 in St Martin-in-the-Fields, Westminster, England, United Kingdom. He married Jane McCullough (c1826-1899) 10 February 1852 .




Children


Offspring of Edward Darvall and Emily Godschall-Johnson (c1788-1841)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Edward Darvall (c1807-1885)
John Bayley Darvall (1809-1883)
Frederic Orme Darvall (c1816)
Emily Mary Darvall (1817-1909) 12 November 1817 York, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom 24 August 1909 Rock End, Gladesville, New South Wales, Australia Robert Johnston Barton (1809-1863)

Eliza Charlotte Darvall (c1820-1909) 1820 Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom 12 October 1909 the Meads, Enfield, New South Wales, Australia Henry Herman Kater (c1813-1881)

Rosamond Mary Darvall (1822-1909)

Offspring of Edward Darvall and Jane McCullough (c1826-1899)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Anthony William Darvall (c1844-1910) 1844 New South Wales, Australia 10 September 1910 Ryedale, Ryde, New South Wales, Australia Kate Dickson Wilson (c1851-1922)

Sara Ann Darvall (c1846-1875) 1846 30 March 1875 Hamerton, Kangaroo Point, Queensland, Australia William Alcock Tully (1830-1905)

Obituary

OF the late Major Darvall, the S. M. Herald of the 21st instant says :-" This venerable gentleman, whose remains were yesterday interred at Ryde, was bom in India in 1773. His grandfather, Joseph Darvall, was deputed by the East India Company, soon after their formation in 1725, to take charge of their affairs at their settlement of Bencoolen, in close connection with the Dutch, who were then in possession of the Spice Islands, and whose navy commanded the Indian Ocean. His father, Roger Darvall, succeeded to a high appointment in the company's service, where he remained for upwards of forty years ; and in 1794, Edward Darvall, then a lieutenant in the 19th Dragoons, went out to India, and was present at the storming of Seringapatam, with Sir Arthur Wellesley, then Lieutenant-Colonel of the 33rd Regiment. He was sent home on sick certificate in 1799, and in 1800 was promoted to a troop in the 9th Light Dragoons, and was brigaded under Lord Paget on the Sussex coast while Napoleon was collecting his army for the invasion of England in 1802. In 1803-4 he commanded a squadron on King's duty at Windsor Castle, and in 1806 retired from the service, married, and resided at Nunnington Hall, Yorkshire, for many years. In 1839 he emigrated, with his family, to New South Wales, where he has since resided, and where his memory will be cherished by all who know him."

The Brisbane Courier, 25 May 1869, page 2

 



Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
¶ Death
  • On the 16th instant, at Rye Dale, EDWARD DARVALL, Esq., aged 95.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 19 May 1869, page 1
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