Barton Family History

Darvall, Edward

Male 1806 - 1885  (79 years)


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  • Name Darvall, Edward 
    Born 1806 
    Gender Male 
    Military 1822  India Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Edward at age 16 went to India as an ensign with the 29th Native Infantry. He had served in the First Burma War and in 1839 had recently been promoted to captain with the 57th Native Infantry. The family had hoped he could sell his commission and join them in NSW.
    _UID D699ADE1A2959A45AC3F4390007E058ADE33 
    Died 1885 
    Person ID I1393  Barton Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2010 

    Father Darvall, Major Edward,   b. 10 Oct 1775,   d. 16 May 1869, "Ryedale", 14 Bellevue Ave, West Ryde, NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Mother Johnson, Emily G,   b. 1788,   d. 1841  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 1805 
    Lived Abt 1833  Boulogne, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • They owned two houses; Chateau de Capecure and nearby Chateau Vert Pré. They did not sell either of these houses when they moved to Australia as they intended to return to France within a few years.
    Property 1833  "Chateau de Capecure", Boulogne, Fance Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Property 1833  Chateau Vert Pré, Boulogne, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Moved Dec 1838  City of London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Moved Sep 1839  Sydney, NSW Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Major Edward Darvall and his wife sailed to Sydney with five children (Frederick, Emily, Eliza, Rosamond and Horace) intending on living in NSW for a time.
    Lived May 1840  "Deniston", Deniston, NSW Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • They leased the house "Deniston" with one hundred acres of land from Dr Thomas Forster.
    Moved Abt 1849  "Glen Ryde", Ryde, NSW Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • He purchased a house "Glen Ryde" at the rear of the St Charles' Church. He was to later purchase further land and create "Ryedale".
    Property "Chateau de Capecure", Boulogne, Fance Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F0084  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Notes 
    • Ned was an officer in the Indian Army with the rank of Captain.