Henry Miers Elliot

Henry Miers Elliot (1808 - 1853)

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Sir Henry Miers Elliot
Born in Westminster, London, Englandmap
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Husband of — married (to ) in Bareilly, Bengal, Indiamap
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Died in Simon's Town, Cape of Good Hope en route to England.map
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Categories: Knights Commander of the Order of the Bath.

Biography

Sir Henry Miers Elliot KCB (1808-1853) was the son of John Elliot F.R.S., of Pimlico Lodge, Westminster & his wife Eliza née Lettsom.
He was educated at Winchester College frem where he joined the East India Company (H.E.I.C.) as a civil servant, he was the first of the 'competition wallahs' to pass an open examination for an immediate post in India.
He was created K.C.B. in 1849
He married Eliza Rebecca he daughter of W. Cowell, a judge at Bareilly on the 27 Dec 1828 at Bareilly, Bengal, India.
He died aged 45 at Simon's Town, Cape of Good Hope en route to England.

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Westminster Baptisms Transcription
First name(s) Henry Miers
Last name Elliot
Birth year 1807
Birth date 01 Mar 1807
Baptism year 1808
Baptism date 03 May 1808
Father's first name(s) John
Mother's first name(s) Eliza
Parish St Margaret, Westminster
County Middlesex
Country England
Page 357
Archive City of Westminster Archives Centre

British India Office Ecclesiastical Returns - Marriages Transcription
First name(s) Henry Miers
Last name Elliot
Marriage year 1828
Marriage date 27 Dec 1828
Spouse's first name Eliza Rebecca
Spouse's last name Cowell
Place Bareilly
Presidency Bengal
Groom's age 29
Bride's age 29
Catalogue description Parish register transcripts from the Presidency of Bengal, : 1713-1948
Record set British India Office marriages



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Memorial to Henry Miers Elliot in Winchester Cathedral.
Memorial to Henry Miers Elliot in Winchester Cathedral.

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