Anthony Coningham Sterling

Born:Jan 1805 In:  Dundalk, Ireland
Died:Mar 1 1871 (at age 66)In:  St George's Hanover Square, London


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Immediate family

Lady Charlotte Sterling (born Baird)
His wife
Captain Edward ""Vetus", and "the Thunderer"" Sterling
His father
Hester Sterling (born Coningham)
His mother
John Coningham Sterling
His brother
Hester Sterling
His sister
Edward Sterling
His brother
Robert Sterling
His brother
Captain James ""the Knight of Snowdon"" Fitzjames, RN
Half brother
Elizabeth Sterling
His sister
Catherine Hester Elizabeth Sterling
His sister

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Date: Mar 3 1871
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London Standard
Date: Mar 3 1871
Publication: London, Middlesex, United Kingdom
Text: "...of Marlborough arrived in St. James’s-squats yesterday from Brighton, where he haa been sojourning a few weeks reuniting hia health after his recent illn »». Death of Sir A. ConinghamSterling, K.C.B.—The above ... gallant officer died on Wednesday, at his residence, South Ledge, Knightabridge, in the 86th year of his age. The deceased was tbe son of Captain E. Sterling, was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge ... '.ter to 15 in ran ten; two had died during the year, and only one had been el«cud to the vacancy. The ■um ofl300f.hid ce n*pecially suhrciibed and disbuised frr tbe relief of French . n I tie mu n refugees ... in Scotland.—Yesterday John M'Gartney, a retired publican, was apprehended on tbe chat ge of having cauaed the death of hia..."


"He also belonged to an old Scottish family which had settled in the neighbourhood of Londonderry, and traced his descent from William, younger brother of Sir Robert Sterling, who served under Gustavus Adolphus and eventually settled in Ireland. He fought as ... Portrait 'in possession of Mrs. Coningham of Brighton



Born: 1805

More Information: [Eldest] s. of [Captain] Edward (and Hester, dau. of John Coningham, of Londonderry).

B. at Dundalk [1805], Louth. School, Greenwich, Kent.

At Glasgow Univ., 1821-3. Matric. Michs. 1823.

Adm. pens. (age 18) at TRINITY, Cambridge, June 14, 1823.

Ensign, 24th Foot, 1826; Captain, 73rd Foot, 1834. Served in the Crimea, 1854-5, as Brigade Major and later as A.A.-G., Highland Division; present at the Alma, Balaklava and Inkerman and the siege of Sebastopol; Order of the Legion of Honour; Turkish medal, Medjidie, 4th class. Retired as Colonel, 1857, but served again as Military Secretary to Sir Colin Campbell in the Indian Mutiny, 1858-9. C.B., 1855; K.C.B., 1860.

Married, 1829, Charlotte, dau. of Major-General Joseph Baird.

Author, Russia under Nicholas I (a translation); Letters from the Army in the Crimea, written by a Staff Officer; The Story of the Highland Brigade in the Crimea. Died Mar. 1, 1871, in London. Brother of John (1824). (D.N.B.)


1861 Lived in 3, South Place, Kensington, London (1861 Census)
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