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Captain Alexander William James Logie

Male 1805 - 1843  (37 years)


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  • Name Captain Alexander William James Logie 
    Title Captain 
    Born 26 Dec 1805  Goa, Bombay, India Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 2 Aug 1813  Christchurch, Greyfriars, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Name: Alexander William James Logie
      Gender: Male
      Baptism/Christening Date: 02 Aug 1813
      Baptism/Christening Place: CHRIST CHURCH GREYFRIARS NEWGATE,LONDON,LONDON,ENGLAND
      Birth Date: 26 Dec 1805
      Father's Name: Alexander Gordon Matthias Logie
      Mother's Name: Emma Elizabeth
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C00134-2
      System Origin: England-ODM
      Source Film Number: 417990
      Collection: England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
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    Gender Male 
    Military Service 1826-1843  [1
    • Alexander William James Logie was born at Bombay on 26 December 1805. He received a classical education at the establishment of the Reverend Dr. Nicholas in Ealing and in May 1826 was appointed to a Cadetship in the Bombay Infantry by Director Joseph Bosanquet on the recommendation of Captain George Wellstead. He was then living with his mother and maternal grandfather, Joseph James in Battersea. [Cadet Papers, L/MIL/9/163, ff 88-90]

      Appointed Ensign on 6 Jun 1826, Logie arrived at Bombay by the ship 'Hannah' on 17 September of the same year. He was promoted Lieutenant 25 January 1828 and Brevet Captain 6 Jun 1841. He served with the 11th Native Infantry at various parts of the Bombay Presidency latterly at ____ in Cutch. He died at the cantonment of Harsol near Ahmedabal on 23 October 1843, (East India Register 1844). A notice appeared in the Bombay Times, 8 November 1843.

      Neither ecclesiastical returns nor the record of letters of administration to his estate indicate that he had a wife / children, so he was probably unmarried.
    Died 23 Oct 1843  Ahmedabal, Bombay, India Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I3644  7_families
    Last Modified 6 Jul 2010 

    Father Alexander Mathius Gordon Logie,   b. 28 Feb 1781, Fochabers, Morayshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1815, Surat, Gujarat, India Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Mother Emma Elizabeth (Elinor) James,   b. 29 Sep 1781, Goa, Bombay, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1840, Kensington, Chelsea NW, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 24 Jul 1804  Goa, Bombay, India Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F144  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Dec 1805 - Goa, Bombay, India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 2 Aug 1813 - Christchurch, Greyfriars, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Oct 1843 - Ahmedabal, Bombay, India Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Descendants of James and Elizabeth Gordon Logie
    Descendants of James and Elizabeth Gordon Logie

  • Sources 
    1. [S673] India - Military Records, Hodson, V. C. P, (London : Phillimore, 1927-1947. FHL Film #845177).

    2. [S575] England, London, Christchurch Newgate Street - Church records - Christchurch Greyfriars, Church of England. Christchurch Newgate Street (London), (Salt Lake City [Utah] : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1964, 1968.. FHL Film #417979), Alexander William James Logie blessed 2 Aug 1813 (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S670] Scotland, Moray, Speymouth - Church records, Church of Scotland. Parish Church of Speymouth, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1977. FHL Film #990811).