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Charles Andrew 
Bruce
1768 - 1810


Charles Andrew 
Bruce
, In Penang - St. George's Church. The following memorial is tucked away inside the church, ("Prince of Wales Island" is now Penang). "Sacred to the Memory of THE HONORABLE CHARLES ANDREW BRUCE Brother of the Right Honorable Thomas Earl of Elgin and Kincardinr in Scotland Who departed this life the 27th Day of December 1810 aged 42 years. After being employed in the Civil Service of the Honble East India Company of the Bengal establishment for twenty seven years, he was selected by the Honble Court of Directors to be Governor of PRINCE OF WALES ISLAND where, with a virtuous uncorrupted heart, delighting in justice, mild, benevolent, pious, and sincere, he was permitted to rule for ten months only, when death deprived the settlement of his valuable services. The British Inhabitants of the island have erected this monument as a testimony of his public virtue and his private worth."

Born: 18th Jan 1768Baptised:
Died: 27th Dec 1810Buried:
Family:
Bruce

Ancestors
[ Patrilineage | Matrilineage | Earliest Ancestors | Force | Force2 | Options ]

1.
Charles Andrew 
Bruce
(
Blunt
,
Dashwood
) 1768 - 1810
2.
Charles 
Bruce
(
Whyte
) 1732 - 1771
4.
William 
Bruce
ante 1710 - 1740
 
3.
Martha 
Whyte
(
Bruce
) + 1810
6.
 

Siblings


1.
Martha 
Bruce

2.
Janet 
Bruce
* 1761
3.
William Robert 
Bruce
1764 - 1771
4.
Thomas 
Bruce
(
Nisbet
,
Oswald
) 1766 - 1841
5.
James 
Bruce
1769 - 1798
6.
Charlotte 
Bruce
1771 - 1816

Spouses



1. 20th May 1796
2. Calcutta, India 20th Jan 1802
Charlotte Sophia 
Dashwood
(
Bruce
,
Alexander
) ante 1786 - 1870

Descendants
[ Options ]

a.
Charlotte Sophia 
Dashwood
(
Bruce
,
Alexander
) ante 1786 - 1870
1.
Charles Dashwood 
Bruce
* 1802
2.
Brudenell James 
Bruce
1804 - 1828
3.
Charlotte Maria 
Bruce
1805 - 1811
4.
George 
Bruce
1807 - 1809
5.
Emily Matilda 
Bruce
1809 - 1810
6.
Louisa 
Bruce
(
Geary
) 1810 - post 1835
Sources

  • Family Archivists: see
    Bruce


Timeline


18th Jan 1768Born
20th May 1796Married
20th Jan 1802Married
Charlotte Sophia 
Dashwood
(
Bruce
,
Alexander
) ante 1786 - 1870 Calcutta, India
27th Dec 1810Died
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