Henry Robert Addison

Born:Aug 25 1803 In:  Calcutta India
Died:June 24 1876 (at age 72)In:  Albion St Hyde Park London Middlesex UK


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Immediate family

Mary Addison (born Vokes)
His wife
Henry Westbye Vokes Addison
His son
Glentworth Walsh Frazer Addison
His son
George Augustus Addison
His son
Grace Addison (born Barton)
His wife
Robert William Addison
His son
John Edmund Wentworth Addison
His son
Julian Frederick Addison
His son
Grace Emma Maria Addison
His daughter
Sarah Marian Addison
His daughter
Harley John Addison
His son
Susan Charlotte Addison
His daughter
Mary Addison
His daughter
John Robert Addison
His father
Lucy Addison (born Clark)
His mother
Henrietta Addison
Half sister
Hadley Addison
Half brother
Maria Charlotte Addison
His sister
Louisa Mary Sheridan (born Addison)
His sister
John Fitzhugh Addison
His brother
Marian Colette Barton (born Addison)
His sister
George Augustus Addison
His brother
Caroline Julia Addison
His sister


Dramatist and authorWrote Tom O'Shanter and the Kings Seal for the Drury Lane and Lo Zingaro brought out at the Adelphi.Wrote Reminiscences of a Police Magistrate in Ireland about the life and times of his father in law Thomas Vokes.
 London Middlesex UK
Special correspondent for the French Exhibition for a London Newspaper
 London Middlesex UK
Henry Rober Addison of 39 Westbourne Park Villas Director Native Iron Ore Company LtdLondon Gazette
 Bayswater London Middlesex UK
Deputy Chairman London Steambaot Co
 London Middlesex UK
"Works by Henry Robert AddisonDrama, George Alexander Lee ["Bells Upon the Wind", ballad], Lo Zingaro: A Petite Opera in Two Acts (London: J. Duncombe [1833]); Jessie, The Flower of Dumblaine, or, Weel May the Keel Row!: A Petite Opera in One Act (London: J. Duncombe [1833?]); The Butterfly's Ball, or The Loves of the Plants: An Operatic Extravaganza (London: J. Miller 1834); The King's Word (London: J. Miller 1835); Locked in with A Lady: A Sketch from Life (London: Samuel French 1863; Lacy 1863; Chicago: Drama Publ. Co. [n.d.]); Marie: a Tale of the Pont Neuf: An Original Comedietta in One Act (London: J. Duncombe [1836]); Sophia's Supper: A Farce in One Act (London: J. Lacy [1849]; Boston: W. V. Spencer 1855); Tam O'Shanter: A Comic Drama in Two Acts (London: Dicks [1834]; London [n. pub.] 1884); 117 Arundel Street, Strand: A Farce in One Act (London: Lacy [n.d.]).Prose, Traits and Stories of Anglo-Indian Life (London: Smith, Elder 1858), viii, 284pp.; Recollections of an Irish Police Magistrate (London: J. & R. Maxwell 1883), 305pp."Princess Grace Irish Library (Monaco)

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Date: Dec 23 2012
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Mary Vokes & Robert Addison
Marriage: Dec 10 1828 - Saint Michael, Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Wife: Mary Vokes
Husband: Robert Addison
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M70057-1
System Origin: Ireland-ODM
GS Film number: 897422

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Grace Barton & Henry Robert Addison
Marriage: June 4 1834 - Saint Mary Le Bone, Middlesex, England
Wife: Grace Barton
  Birth: 1813
  Age: 21
Husband: Henry Robert Addison
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M01606-3
System Origin: England-EASy
GS Film number: 413283


India Office Records biography b 25/08/1803 Calcutta

Attended school in Brussels

1820 Age 16 years travelled with his mother to Rome where he received the Order of the Knight of the Golden Spur after an audience with the Pope.

Joined 2nd Dragoon Guards 1825.

Adjutant in the 2nd dragoon guards at Hulme Barracks c1830.

Retired from army 1833 Lieutenant Colonel.

Received Order of Christ of Portugal from the King of Portugal.

Dramatist and man of letters - after leaving the army wrote ( of Many ):

"Recollections of an Irish Polce Magistrate and Other Reminiscences of the South of Ireland " also " Welcome Guest "1862

Dearth notice : The Era Country Edition 02/07/1876

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