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George Robert Aberigh-Mackay (1848 - 1881)

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George Robert Aberigh-Mackay
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Husband of — married in Simla, Bengal, Indiamap
Died in Indore, Bengal,
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George Robert Aberigh-Mackay (1848-1881) was the son of James Aberigh-Mackay and Lucretia Livingston Reed.
He was educated at Magdalen College School, Oxford and Cambridge University.
Entering the Indian education department in 1870, he became professor of English literature in Delhi College in 1873, tutor to the Raja of Rutlam in 1876, and principal of the Rajkumar College at Indore in 1877.
He married Mary Ann Louisa Cherry on the 13th of Oct ober 1873 at Simla, Bengal, India.
On 8 January 1881 he developed symptoms of tetanus after playing polo and tennis on the previous 2 days, and died aged 33 on 12 January 1881 in Indore.
He is best known for his book "Twenty-one days in India, or, The tour of Sir Ali Baba" a satire upon Anglo-Indian society.


Wikipedia George Robert Aberigh-Mackay
British India Office Ecclesiastical Returns - Marriages Transcription
First name(s) Mary Ann Louisa
Last name Cherry
Marriage year 1873
Marriage date 13 Oct 1873
Spouse's first name George Robert
Spouse's last name Abrigh-MacKay
Place Simla
Presidency Bengal
Groom's age 25
Bride's age 20
Groom's father's first name James (Reverend)
Groom's father's last name Aberigh-Mackay
Bride's father's first name Peter Thomas
Bride's father's last name Cherry
Catalogue description Parish register transcripts from the Presidency of Bengal, : 1713-1948
Archive reference N-1-146
Folio number 111
British India Office Ecclesiastical Returns - Deaths & Burials Transcription
First name(s) George Robert
Last name Aberigh-Mackay
Birth year 1848
Death date 12 Jan 1881
Death year 1881
Age 33
Burial date 12 Jan 1881
Place Indore
Presidency Bengal
Archive Reference N-1-175

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