1775 - 1845
Pattle, Known as Jeremy Blazes. From "The footnote on page 218 by Raleigh Trevelyan in The Golden Oriole pub OUP 1988" .... was 'a gentleman of marked, but doubtful, reputation, who after living a riotous life and earning the title of "The biggest liar in India", finally drank himself to death'. The Pattles lived at Garden Reach overlooking the Hoogly. Thomas Pattle.- Writer 1765 (the same year as Sylhet Thackaray); married Sarah Hasleby at Cossimbazar on June 10, 1770. In 1774 he was recommended by Hastings for Council at Dacca. The most famous member of the family of James Pattle who came out as a writer in 1790 and died in Calcutta on September 4, 1845, at the age of 69 after serving for nearly 55 years. There is a monument to him and his wife Adeline (daughter of Chevalier de L'etang) in St. John's Church. (See Cotton, Calcutta Old and New, pp. 509-510).
|Born: , , Bengal, India 25th Dec 1775 ||Baptised: |
|Died: Calcutta, India 4th Sep 1845 ||Buried: Camberwell ch, London, England, , 1845 |