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Cecil Mackintosh Stephenson

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Cecil Mackintosh Stephenson (c1819-1875), Agent for the East Indian Railway.

Brother of Rowland Macdonald Stephenson

c1819 Born the son of Rowland Stephenson, banker and politician, and his wife Mary Elizabeth Stephenson

1852 February 4th. Obtained Master Certificate (Register of Seamen)

1862 August 14th. Married at Bathampton to Elizabeth, the daughter of the late Lieut-Col Archibald Irvine of the Bengal Engineers. Cecil Stephenson is Deputy Agent of the East Indian Railways.[1]

Several children born in India

1866 July 25th. Birth of daughter at Dum Dum.[2]

1868 January 1st. Birth of daughter at Dum Dum.[3]

1875 November 21st. Death at sea.

Cambridge University Alumni

Adm. pens. (age 18) at PEMBROKE, June 13, 1838. 7th s. of Rowland McDonald(sic) [banker], late of Romford, Essex (and Mary Eliza). B. there, Nov. 14, 1819. School, Merchant Taylors'. Matric. Michs. 1838; Scholar. Went to New Zealand. Afterwards on the staff of the East Indian Railway. Died in 1875. M.I. in Calcutta cathedral. (Merchant Taylors' Sch. Reg.)

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Sources of Information

  1. Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette - Thursday 21 August 1862
  2. Pall Mall Gazette - Friday 27 July 1866
  3. Pall Mall Gazette - Friday 14 February 1868