NameLt.-Gen. John Kennedy McCAUSLAND C.B.
Birth1 Jun 1803
Death23 Jul 1879, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
OccupationArmy Officer
Birth16 Oct 1816, India
Death28 Jul 1889, Kew, Surrey, England
Marriage26 Jul 1834, Simla, Bengal, India
ChildrenMaria (1835-1836)
 William Henry (1836-1916)
 Emma (1837-1857)
 Caroline (1838-)
 Charles Kennedy (1844-1878)
 Alfred Augustus (1845-1891)
 Clara Lumley (1848-)
 Arthur Kennedy (1850-)
 Chester Stanley (1854-1915)
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His career highlights were:
1818 - entered the Bengal Army; 1830 to 1845, Captain, 70th Regiment Bengal Native Infantry (NI); 1846, 8 November - Major, 70th Regt NI; 1849, 7 June - Lt.Colonel, 70th Regt NI; 1854 - Lt.Colonel, 50th Regt NI; 1859 - received the Companion Order of Bath (C.B.); 1860, 20 January to 1861, 13 February - commanded the Gwalior; District 1861 - retired as a Lt.General;

In the 1861 census 83 Cheese Street, Winchester, Hampshire. Head John K. McCausland, age 57, Colonel in Her Majesty’s Army, born Dublin, Ireland. Wife Emma McCausland, age 44, born East Indies, British Subject. Son Charles K. McCausland, age 16, born East Indies, British Subject. Son Alfred McCausland, age 15, born East Indies, British Subject. Daughter Clara McCausland, age 13, born East Indies, British Subject. Son Nathan McCausland, age 10, born East Indies, British Subject. Son Chester McCausland, age 6, born East Indies, British Subject. 1 Visitor and 2 servants.

National Probate Calendar August 1, 1879
The Will of John Kennedy McCausland late of Melrose Villa Leckhampton in the County of Gloucester C.B. a Lieutenant-General in Her Majesty’s Army who died 23 July 1879 at Leckhampton was proved at Gloucester by Emma McCausland of Melrose Villa Widow the Relict the sole Executrix. Under 3000 pounds
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In the 1881 census 3 York Villa, New York Road, Kew, Surrey. Head Turner Poulter Clarke, age 45, Inland Revenue
officer, born Andover, Hampshire. Wife Clara Lumly [as spelled] Clark, age 33, born ????, India. Emma McCausland, widow, age 64, born Barseilly, India. Brother Charles Aaron Clarke, unmarried, age 48, civil service, born Andover. Brother in Law Chester Stanley McCausland, unmarried, age 26, born Pimla, India. Cousin Ellen Adeline Faithfull, unmarried, age 18, born Sealcote?, India. Wilton R. C. Possy?, age 34, born London. A cook and 2 servants.

In the July to September 1889 death index Emma McCausland, age 72, Richmond, Surrey, volume 2a, page 189.

National Probate Calendar September 26,1889
The Will of Emma McCausland late of Portwood House Kew in the County of Surrey Widow who died 28 July 1889 at Portswood House was proved at the Principal Registry by Chester Stanley McCausland of 8 the Avenue Kew Gentleman the Son one of the Executors.
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