Dr. James Smyth1

M, #205371
Last Edited=9 Sep 2006
     Dr. James Smyth lived at Aithernie, Fife, Scotland.1

Child of Dr. James Smyth

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 696. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Margaret Smyth1

F, #205372, d. 16 November 1803
Last Edited=19 Dec 2012
Mrs Margaret Carmichael
by Philip Mercier, 1742 2
     Margaret Smyth was the daughter of Dr. James Smyth.3 She married Thomas Carmichael, son of David Carmichael, 9th of Balmedie and Anna Graham, in 1740.1 She died on 16 November 1803.1
      From 1740, her married name became Carmichael.

Child of Margaret Smyth and Thomas Carmichael

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 696. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

James Carmichael Smyth1

M, #205373, b. 23 February 1742, d. 18 June 1821
Last Edited=9 Sep 2006
     James Carmichael Smyth was born on 23 February 1742.1 He was the son of Thomas Carmichael and Margaret Smyth.2 He married Mary Holyland, daughter of Thomas Holyland and Mary Elton, on 9 November 1775 at Gretna Green, Dumfries-shire, Scotland.1 He died on 18 June 1821 at age 79.1
     He was given the name of James Carmichael at birth.1 He graduated with a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.).1 He twice received the thanks of Parliament and a grant of £5,000 for valuable public services.1 He claimed the dormant titles of Earl of Hyndford, Viscount Inglisberry and Nemphlar, Lord Carmichael of Carmichael, Lord Carmichael and Baronet Carmichael.1 His name was legally changed to James Carmichael Smyth.1 He was Physician Extraordinary to King George III.1 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society (F.R.S.).1 He held the position of 23rd Chief of the Name and Arms of Carmichael.1 He was Censor of Royal College of Physicians, twice.1 He lived at Aithernie, Fife, Scotland.1

Children of James Carmichael Smyth and Mary Holyland

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 696. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Thomas Holyland1

M, #205374
Last Edited=9 Sep 2006
     Thomas Holyland married Mary Elton, daughter of George Elton.
     He lived at Bromley, London, England.1

Child of Thomas Holyland and Mary Elton

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 696. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Mary Holyland1

F, #205375, d. 29 May 1806
Last Edited=9 Sep 2006
     Mary Holyland was the daughter of Thomas Holyland and Mary Elton.2,1 She married James Carmichael Smyth, son of Thomas Carmichael and Margaret Smyth, on 9 November 1775 at Gretna Green, Dumfries-shire, Scotland.1 She died on 29 May 1806.1
      From 9 November 1775, her married name became Carmichael Smyth.1

Children of Mary Holyland and James Carmichael Smyth

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 696. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Maj.-Gen. Sir James Carmichael Smyth, 1st Bt.1

M, #205376, b. 22 February 1780, d. 4 March 1838
Last Edited=10 Feb 2011
     Maj.-Gen. Sir James Carmichael Smyth, 1st Bt. was born on 22 February 1780.2 He was the son of James Carmichael Smyth and Mary Holyland.2 He married Harriet Morse, daughter of General Robert Morse, on 28 May 1816.2 He died on 4 March 1838 at age 58.2
     He was educated at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey, England.2 He was educated at Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, Berkshire, England.2 He held the position of 24th Chief of the Name and Arms of Carmichael.2 He fought in the retreat from Corunna.2 He was Colonial Secretary at Cape of Good Hope under Sir David Baird.2 He fought in the Battle of Bergen op Zoom, where he was commander Royal Engineers in Netherlands under Lord Lynedoch.2 He fought in the Battle of Waterloo, on the personal staff of Duke of Wellington.2 He was decorated with the award of the Order of St. Vladimir of Russia (3rd Class).2 He fought in the Battle of Quatre Bras in 1815, on the personal staff of Duke of Wellington.2 He was decorated with the award of the Order of Maria Theresa of Austria (3rd Class).2 He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.).2 He was created 1st Baronet Carmichael Smyth [U.K.] on 29 August 1821.1 He was Major-General.2 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Hanoverian Order (K.C.H.) in 1829.2 He held the office of Governor of Bahamas between 1829 and 1833.2 He held the office of Lieutenant-Governor of Bahamas between 1833 and 1836.2 He held the office of Governor of British Guiana between 1836 and 1838, where he emancipated the slaves.2

Child of Maj.-Gen. Sir James Carmichael Smyth, 1st Bt. and Harriet Morse

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 696. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Major Henry William Carmichael Smyth1

M, #205377, d. 9 September 1865
Last Edited=28 May 2008
     Major Henry William Carmichael Smyth was the son of James Carmichael Smyth and Mary Holyland.2 He married Anne Becher, daughter of John Harman Becher and Harriet Cowper, on 13 March 1817 at Cawnpore, India.1,3 He died on 9 September 1865.4
     He was educated at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey, England.1 He gained the rank of Major in the service of the Bengal Engineers.1 He was the Governor between 1822 and 1824 at Addiscombe Military College, Addiscombe, London, England.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 696. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S2741] Jenny Stiles, "re: Becher Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 20 Marh 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Becher Family."
  4. [S47] BIFR1976 Becher, page 101. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

John Harman Becher1

M, #205378, b. 26 June 1762, d. circa October 1800
Last Edited=28 May 2008
     John Harman Becher was born on 26 June 1762.2 He was the son of Commander John Becher and Anne Haysham.3 He was baptised on 24 May 1764 at St. Augustine the Less, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.2 He married Harriet Cowper on 25 December 1786 at St. John's, Calcutta, India.3,2 He died circa October 1800 at Calcutta, India.2 He was buried on 6 October 1800.2
     He was in the Honourable East India Company Service in 1779.1 In 1797 he was bankrupted.2

Children of John Harman Becher and Harriet Cowper

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 696. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S2741] Jenny Stiles, "re: Becher Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 20 Marh 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Becher Family."
  3. [S47] BIFR1976 Becher, page 101. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Anne Becher1

F, #205379, b. 13 October 1792, d. 31 December 1864
Last Edited=28 May 2008
     Anne Becher was born on 13 October 1792 at Kilshenaghur, India.2 She was the daughter of John Harman Becher and Harriet Cowper.3,4 She was baptised on 12 July 1793.2 She married, firstly, Richmond Makepeace Thackeray, son of William Makepeace Thackeray and Amelia Richmond Webb, on 13 October 1810 at India.1,5 She married, secondly, Major Henry William Carmichael Smyth, son of James Carmichael Smyth and Mary Holyland, on 13 March 1817 at Cawnpore, India.1,2 She died on 31 December 1864 at age 72.1
      From 13 October 1810, her married name became Thackeray.1 From 13 March 1817, her married name became Carmichael Smyth.1

Child of Anne Becher and Richmond Makepeace Thackeray

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 696. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S2741] Jenny Stiles, "re: Becher Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 20 Marh 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Becher Family."
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S47] BIFR1976 Becher, page 101. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  5. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.

William Henry Carmichael Smyth1

M, #205380, b. 1789, d. 5 May 1846
Last Edited=9 Sep 2006
     William Henry Carmichael Smyth was born 25 May, in 1789.1 He was the son of James Carmichael Smyth and Mary Holyland.2 He died on 5 May 1846 at Paris, France, without issue.1
     He was educated at Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, London, England.1 He was in the Honourable East India Company Service at Bengal, India.1 He was Paymaster of Exchequer Bills on 21 June 1811.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 696. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]