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Guy Lushington 
Prendergast
1806 - 1887


Guy Lushington 
Prendergast
, of Madras Civil Service (1854). Author of A Complete Concordance to the Poetical Works of Milton. Venn's entry reads: Prendergast, Guy Lushington. College: TRINITY Entered: Michs. 1824 Born: Died: Adm. pens. (age 18) at TRINITY, July 9, 1823. (2nd) s. of Guy Lennox (Bombay Civil Service). B. (Aug. 3, 1806), in India. Bapt. Oct. 22, 1806, at St Thomas's, Bombay. School, Harrow. Matric. Michs. 1824. Kept ten terms. Writer in the East India Co.'s Civil Service, 1827-59; Accountant-General and Member of Mint Committee, Madras; dismissed the Service, 1859. Author, Concordances to Milton and to Homer's Iliad. Married (1) 1830, Catherine J., dau. of Sir James Annesley; (2) 1854, Elizabeth S., dau. of General W. Justice. Died Nov. 5, 1887. The Prendergast Greek Studentship was founded in 1888 by his widow to commemorate her husband, who had at Trinity `acquired his great love for literature in general and for Greek literature in particular.' (J. Rennie; Harrow Sch. Reg.; C.U. Hist. Reg., 171, note 8; V. Hodson.) The PRO website has "Reference: IOR/F/4/1418/56010 Covering dates: Nov 1832-Jan 1833 Scope and Content The Madras Government take strong exception to an article in the `Madras Gazette' of 10 Nov 1832, signed `Old Cocker', which alleged that an unnamed person had corruptly received £10,000 when Officiating Resident of Mysore - the subject of the article is thought to be Guy Lushington Prendergast - question as to what legal action, if any, should be taken against the Editor of the Gazette. Related Material Madras Pub 4 Jun 1834, draft 302/1834, E/4/944 p 846 " IOL - BL Name: Guy Lushington PRENDERGAST Event type: Biography Start date: Start year: 1806 End date: End year: 1887 Biographical notes: Madras Civil Service; Author of Complete Concordances to the Iliad & works of Milton; born 3 Aug 1806 & bap 22 Oct 1806, Broach, s of Guy Lenox; later MP for Lymington, Hants, & Dorothy Christiana; J/1/43 f.11 - Haileybury 1827; 05 Nov 1887 & bur Kensal Green Cemetery; Memorial inscription, Bidborough Church, Kent Transcribed by: British Library India Office Records Reference: J/1/43 f.11 Source name: Memorial inscription, Bidborough Church, Kent Source year: Source edition: Presidency: Arrivals from Madras Almanac 1831 - 1834 Arrival Arrival Month & Day May 24 Year 1834 Name of Ship Claudine Type of Ship Ship Captain W.H. Walker Title or Rank Esq. First Name G.L. Passenger Surname Prendergast Regiment or Occupation Civil Service Origin The Cape Origin date Apr 13 Destination Madras Source Madras Almanac Edition 1835 Transcribed by FIBIS Volunteers

Born: Broach, , , East Indies 3rd Aug 1806 Baptised: Bombay, India 22nd Oct 1806
Died: , , , England 5th Nov 1887 Buried: , , , England 1887
Family:
Prendergast

Ancestors
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1.
Guy Lushington 
Prendergast
(
Annesley
,
Justice
) 1806 - 1887
2.
Guy Lenox 
Prendergast
(
Lushington
,
Grieve
) 1773 - 1845
4.
Thomas 
Prendergast
(
Gordon
) 1719 - 1802
5.
Jane 
Gordon
(
Prendergast
) 1743 - 1818
3.
Dorothy Christian/Christina 
Lushington
(
Prendergast
) c. 1778 - 1821
6.
Rev. James Stephen 
Lushington
(
Law
,
Christian
) 1734 - 1801
7.
Mary 
Christian
(
Lushington
) 1749 - post 1773

Siblings


1.
Welbore Christian 
Prendergast
1801 - 1802
2.
Dora Lushington 
Prendergast
(
Simson
) 1803 - 1887
3.
Paulina Jane 
Prendergast
(
Farquharson
) 1805 - 1836
4.
Charles George 
Prendergast
(
Nixon
) 1812 - 1851
5.
Alexander James 
Prendergast
1815 - 1840
6.
Mary 
Prendergast
(
Swinton
) 1817 - post 1840
7.
Emma Maria 
Prendergast
(
Lambert
) 1823 - 1916
8.
Louisa Lenox 
Prendergast
(
Yelverton
,
Featherstonhaugh
) 1828 - post 1901
9.
Lt.Col. Lenox 
Prendergast
(
Malcolm
) 1830 - 1907
10.
F/? 
Prendergast
* 1832
11.
M/? 
Prendergast
* 1836

Spouses



1. St. Mary's, Madras, , , India 11th Feb 1830
Catherine Jane 
Annesley
(
Prendergast
) 1811 - 1839
2. St George's Cathedral, Madras, , , India 8th Mar 1854
Elizabeth Sophia 
Justice
(
Prendergast
) 1836 - 1899

Descendants
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a.
Catherine Jane 
Annesley
(
Prendergast
) 1811 - 1839
1.
Lt.Col. Reynolds Stephen James 
Prendergast
1830 - 1887
2.
Lucy Dora 
Prendergast
1832 - 1832
3.
Maj.Gen. Guy Annesley 
Prendergast
(
Cortlandt Anderson
) 1834 - 1919
4.
Maj.Gen. Maunsell Mark 
Prendergast
(
Aubert
) 1836 - 1907
4a.
Eliza Ann 
Aubert
(
Prendergast
) 1823 - 1907
4.1.
Amy Gertrude 
Prendergast
1862 - 1862
4.2.
Ella Beatrice 
Prendergast
(
Cooper
) 1863 - 1924 ...
4.3.
Catherine May 
Prendergast
(
Triscott
) 1865 - post 1911 ...
5.
James Lushington 
Prendergast
1838 - 1839
Sources

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Timeline


3rd Aug 1806Born Broach, East Indies
22nd Oct 1806Baptised Bombay, India
11th Feb 1830Married
Catherine Jane 
Annesley
(
Prendergast
) 1811 - 1839 Madras, India
8th Mar 1854Married
Elizabeth Sophia 
Justice
(
Prendergast
) 1836 - 1899 Madras, India
1861Head of household in 1861 census (census) England
1871Head of household in 1871 census (census) England
3rd Apr 1881Head of household in 1881 census (census) England
1887Buried England
5th Nov 1887Died England
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