Hercules Skinner

Hercules Skinner

b: 1814
d: 1866
SKINNER,Hercules.(1814-1866)
Capt.(Unattached) Comdt. 14th Irreg.Cav.
b.1814.Local Lieut.28 Jan.1834.Local
Capt.1846.Capt. (Unattached) 16 Jan.
1852.Retired 1 Oct. 1816. d. (? in
England.)1866.
3rd son of James Skinner,C.B.,q.v. by
one of his Indian wives. m. in England
12 July 1847,Rose Ann eldest dau.of
Samuel CARDOZO,of Redruth,Cornwall.
Ed.Edin.Acad.1824-8.
Services:Recieved a Local Commision in
Nizam's army (Hyderabad Contingent)
through the influence of Lord William
Bentinck. Adjt.1st Regt. Nizam's Cav.
for many years.Capture of Fort Jamod 5
Dec.1841;Local Lieut.1st Cav. Fur.to
Europe 1845.Transfd. as Capt. to 4th
Cav.Succeeded his brother James,q.v. as
Comdt. 14th Irreg.Cav. 27 Jan.1852 till
it mutinied June 1857.Fur. s.c. to
Europe 3 Jan.1857 till retirement.
Refs: Compton,p.396. Burton,pp.126,
127.De Rhe-Phillipe.
Edin.Acad.Register.
Biography
SKINNER,Hercules.(1814-1866)
Capt.(Unattached) Comdt. 14th Irreg.Cav.
b.1814.Local Lieut.28 Jan.1834.Local
Capt.1846.Capt. (Unattached) 16 Jan.
1852.Retired 1 Oct. 1816. d. (? in
England.)1866.
3rd son of James Skinner,C.B.,q.v. by
one of his Indian wives. m. in England
12 July 1847,Rose Ann eldest dau.of
Samuel CARDOZO,of Redruth,Cornwall.
Ed.Edin.Acad.1824-8.
Services:Recieved a Local Commision in
Nizam's army (Hyderabad Contingent)
through the influence of Lord William
Bentinck. Adjt.1st Regt. Nizam's Cav.
for many years.Capture of Fort Jamod 5
Dec.1841;Local Lieut.1st Cav. Fur.to
Europe 1845.Transfd. as Capt. to 4th
Cav.Succeeded his brother James,q.v. as
Comdt. 14th Irreg.Cav. 27 Jan.1852 till
it mutinied June 1857.Fur. s.c. to
Europe 3 Jan.1857 till retirement.
Refs: Compton,p.396. Burton,pp.126,
127.De Rhe-Phillipe.
Edin.Acad.Register.
Facts
  • 1814 - Birth -
  • 1866 - Death -
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Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) James Skinner , Lieut Col
Birth1778India
Death1841
Marriageto ?
FatherHercules Skinner
MotherDaughter of a Rajput zamindar
PARENT (U) ?
Birth
Death
Father?
Mother?
CHILDREN
MHercules Skinner
Birth1814
Death1866
MJames Skinner
Birth1808
Death1861
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