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Sir Henry (Harry) North Dalrymple 
Prendergast
1834 - 1913


Sir Henry (Harry) North Dalrymple 
Prendergast
, 2nd son. Of Meldon Lodge, Cheltenham. GCB, of Madras Engineers. He received the Victoria Cross for actions in the Indian Mutiny of 21 Nov 1857; London Gazette 21 Oct 1859. His VC is at Royal Engineers Museum, Chatham. Acting Chief Commissioner, Baluchistan, 3 Apr 1889 - 8 Oct 1889. Acting Chief Commissioner, Coorg, 1 Jun 1891 - 16 Apr 1892.

Born: Madras, , , India 15th Oct 1834 Baptised:
Died: 2 Heron Court, Richmond, Surrey, , England 24th Jul 1913 Buried: Richmond, Surrey, , England 28th Jul 1913
Family:
Prendergast

Ancestors
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1.
Sir Henry (Harry) North Dalrymple 
Prendergast
(
Simpson
) 1834 - 1913
2.
Thomas 
Prendergast
(
Dalrymple
,
Drummond
) 1807 - 1886
4.
Gen.Sir  Jeffrey 
Prendergast
(
Dalrymple
) 1769 - 1856
5.
Elizabeth 
Dalrymple
(
Prendergast
) 1778 - 1863
3.
Caroline Lucy 
Dalrymple
(
Prendergast
) 1809 - 1839
6.
Marton 
Dalrymple
(
Spence
) + 1809
7.

Siblings


1.
Fanny Elizabeth Strachan 
Prendergast
1829 - 1852
2.
Maj.Gen. Hew Lindsay 
Prendergast
(
Cambie
) 1831 - 1892

Spouses



1. Bangalore, , , East Indies 11th Oct 1864
Amelia Rachel 
Simpson
(
Prendergast
) ante 1845 - post 1872

Descendants
[ Options ]

a.
Amelia Rachel 
Simpson
(
Prendergast
) ante 1845 - post 1872
1.
Maude Dora Josephine 
Prendergast
2.
Amy Louisa Caroline 
Prendergast
(
Gough
) c. 1866 - 1889
3.
Fanny Bertha 
Prendergast
1867 - post 1881
4.
Theresa Ella Drummond 
Prendergast
1869 - post 1881
5.
Harry Young 
Prendergast
1870 - post 1881
6.
George William Yelverton 
Prendergast
1872 - 1903
7.
Herbert Hew Loraine 
Prendergast
* 1878
8.
Arthur Frederick Claude Vereker 
Prendergast
* 1887
Sources

  • Family Archivists: see
    Prendergast
  • See also:A.T.Q. Stewart's book The Pagoda War Lord Dufferin and the fall of the Kingdom of Ava 1885-6
    First Published by Faber and Faber 1972 Its "Chronology" describes the THIRD ANGLO-BURMESE WAR as lasting from 11th November 1885 to 9th November 1886. It describes this in detail from a number of personal viewpoints. It is a very well documented book with a wealth of references and index containing many names. The principal European characters being C.E. Bernard, Frederick Temple Hamilton-Temple Blackwood, E.K. Moylan, Sir Harry N.D. Prendergast, Sir Edward Sladen and Sir George White. There are 10 pages of index, about half being references to people. There are 16 pages of notes and bibliography, again well spattered with names.
    Ca 1892, he was British Resident of Mysore.
  • His grandson died ca. 1st August 2001, leaving issue. ref. The Times, obit.
  • Source: Indian Army Quarterly List for 1 January 1912 Surname: Prendergast NAME RANK: Genl. H. N. D. (Sir), Engrs. DATE AWARD: 26 June 02 NAME AWARD: Officers of the Royal (Late Indian) Artillery & Engineers - Military Knights Grand Cross (G. C. B.) Page #: 619 Surname: Prendergast NAME RANK: Genl. H. N. D. (Sir) DATE AWARD: 2 Sep 59 NAME AWARD: Victoria Cross (VC) - Officers of the Royal (Late Indian) Artillery & Engineers Page #: 623 Surname: Prendergast Given Name: Harry North Dalrymple [Sir]. FIRST COMM: 8 June 54 DATE RANK: 1 Oct. 08 RANK: Generals COMPANY: The Royal [Indian ] Engineers REMARKS: On Unemployment Supernumerary list. Page #: 197-198 Alfred Cochrane, `Prendergast, Sir Harry North Dalrymple (1834-1913)', rev. Martin D. W. Jones, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/35606, accessed 23 Sept 2005] See: Addiscombe, Its Heroes and Men of Note Edition 1894 Author Col. H.M. Vibart Index of Addiscombe officers Transcribed by Annabelle Sutton Dates represent the dates at the College Entry from Index of Addiscombe officers Surname Prendergast First Names Harry N.D Date 1852 - 54 Page No 696 Applications for Cadetships in the EIC Armies Surname Prendergast Forename(s) Harry North Dalrymple IOR Ref: L/MIL/9/227 Folio No. 501-05 Season(s) 1851-52 LDS Film No. 1952186
Census

Timeline


15th Oct 1834Born Madras, India
1841Member of household in 1841 census (census) England
11th Oct 1864Married
Amelia Rachel 
Simpson
(
Prendergast
) ante 1845 - post 1872 Bangalore, East Indies
24th Jul 1913Died Richmond, Surrey, England
28th Jul 1913Buried Richmond, Surrey, England
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