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Lancelot Andrewes White

Lancelot Andrewes White

Male 1833 - 1889  (55 years)


  • Name Lancelot Andrewes White  [1
    Birth 27 Nov 1833  Rawreth Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Occupation 1858 - 1883  Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location ; Army Surgeon  [2
    • The following medical officers at Fort Pitt, Chatham have received orders to hold themselves in readiness to proceed to the stations named for medical duty:- ... Staff Assistant Surgeon W. Holmes to Ceylon. [The Times, Military and Naval Intelligence, 16 Oct 1858] [2]
    Marriage 10 Jul 1860  St Stephen, Trincomalee, Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Henrietta Louisa Glenie,   b. 24 May 1838, Colombo Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Nov 1912, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Post/Rank/Title 11 Feb 1883  Brigade Surgeon  [2
    • Honorary rank on retirement
    Death 09 Apr 1889  St George's Hospital, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location ; Cause: Epithelioma of the jaw (18 months); Aschenia  [1
    Burial   Hammersmith Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Notes 
    • Lancelot Andrewes White. Assistant Surgeon, Staff, 22 Sep 1858; Ceylon Rifle Regiment, 19 Mar 1861; Army Medical Department, Surgeon, 22 Sep 1858; Surgeon Major, 01 Apr 1873; retired pay with honorary rank of Brigade Surgeon 11 Feb 1883. Born in Essex, 27 Nov 1833. Served in Royal Navy as Acting Assistant Surgeon, afterwards Assistant Surgeon, 14 Feb 1856 to 06 May 1858. This service was allowed to reckon towards retirement. Died in St George's Hospital, London, 09 Apr 1889. [Commissioned Officers of the Army Medical Service (edited)] [2]
    • 1859: Based in Colombo
      1860: Based in Trincomalee as Assistant Surgeon
      1863-1867: Assistant Surgeon, Ceylon Rifle Regiment (civil list)
      1868: Assistant Surgeon, China, Ceylon Rifle Regiment
      1869: Assistant Surgeon, Kandy
      1871: Labuan, Brunei
      1872: On leave in England (19 Mar to 22 Sep)
      1873: Assistant Surgeon, Galle, Ceylon Rifle Regiment
      1874: Surgeon Major, Colombo
      1881-1883: Departs for England as Surgeon Major (possibly coincides with son's death)
      1883: Returns to Ceylon
      1887-1888: Retires. Private medical practice in Park Street, Cinnamon Gardens, Colombo
      1889: Departure for England for treatment, died 09 Apr and buried 14 Apr as Surgeon Major, 2nd Brigade, Royal Artillery.
      [Extracts from the Ferguson's Ceylon Directory] [2]
    Person ID I4322  Tatham | Bloxham branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 03 Apr 2011 

    Family Henrietta Louisa Glenie,   b. 24 May 1838, Colombo Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Nov 1912, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Marriage 10 Jul 1860  St Stephen, Trincomalee, Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Notes 
    • other children: Lancelot Percy White (1863-1939); Arthur Francis White (1865-1935); Lionel Owen White (1868-1884). [1]
    Children 
     1. Louisa Anna White,   b. abt 1861, Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1953, Eight Acres, Wickham Bishops Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years)
    Last Modified 03 Apr 2011 
    Family ID F1306  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 27 Nov 1833 - Rawreth Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Army Surgeon - 1858 - 1883 - Ceylon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 10 Jul 1860 - St Stephen, Trincomalee, Ceylon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 10 Jul 1860 - St Stephen, Trincomalee, Ceylon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Cause: Epithelioma of the jaw (18 months); Aschenia - 09 Apr 1889 - St George's Hospital, Westminster Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - - Hammersmith Cemetery Link to Google Earth
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    Lancelot Andrewes White (1833-1889)
    Lancelot Andrewes White (1833-1889)

  • Sources 
    1. [S08] Family Trees & Websites, White family tree.
      from CH 02 Apr 2011

    2. [S03] Family Members, CH.