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Charles George Henry Coote

Born:Mar 30 1822 In:
Died:June 12 1895 (at age 73)In:

Immediate family

Maud Oswell (Coote)
His wife
Charles Johnston Coote
His father
Louisa Dawson (Coote)
His mother
Charles Coote
Half brother
Richard Henry Coote
Half brother
Eyre Coote
Half brother
Dawson Richard Coote
His brother
Louisa Coote (Mayne)
His sister
Eliza Sarah Coote (Vale)
His sister
Thomas Coote
His brother
Henry Southwell Coote (Lt)
His brother
Charlotte Catherine Emma Coote (Hedley)
His sister


Residence, Ravens Rock (aka the Beehive), Carrickacromin, Co.Cavan.

1839 TCD.

1841 Cadet, Indian Army.

1842 20 Jun. Arrived Bombay and appointed to duty with 40th.Native Inf.

1842 8 Jul. Posted to 52nd.Native Inf. as 5th.Ensign.

1845 24 Jan. Lieut.

1846 Report says "a smart young officer, attentive to his duties, and does it correctly"

Madras Army.

Maj.Gen.13 Oct.1877, Lt.Gen.1 Apr 1882, Gen.1 Dec 1888.

1877 12 Aug. Retired full pay, Indian Staff (Army List 1880)

8 Nov.1859 Landed Estates Court sold 2242a. of his lands at Carrickacromin and Knockatagart.

In "Landowners in Ireland 1876" he is listed as holding 2235a. in Co.Cavan, maybe still the same lands as above.

Sheriff of Cavan 1880.


According to records in the India Office Library, George Murray Coote, b.1848, son of Charles George Henry Coote, ma.15 Oct.1884 Nelly Sarah Sladen at Rangoon, where he was a railway clerk.

They had 3 children, all born Rangoon, Victor Edward, b.4 Apr., bapt.14 May 1887,Daisy Isabel, b.15 Jul., bapt.31 Aug.1889, Violet Amilda Agnes, b.10 Jul., bapt.16 Oct.1885.

The same records refer to a Sheila Patricia Coote, b.24 Jul., bapt.15 Aug.1934 at Rangoon, parents Charles George Coote (who could be a son of Victor Edward Coote above) and Stella Virginia Coote, of C.T.C., Rangoon Station.

These could be illegitimate descendants of Charles George Henry Coote, who was a Lt., Madras Army at the time.
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