updated July 2010

James Farrell family

James Farrell

James Farrell was born in Ireland and arrived in India on the ship "Calcutta" in 1803 at the age of 19, by 1808, James was a Corporal in the Squadron of Horse Artillery of the HEIC Madras Army.

James married Mary Scott in Madras in 1804 and they had a daughter, Jane in 1810. On the marriage record of James and Mary, Mary is described as a "Native".

James died on 16 Feb 1812 at the age of approximately 28.

The information I have on James Farrell has come from the army muster registers and the ecclesiastical records viewed at the British Library.

Jane Farrell

Jane Farrell was the daughter of James Farrell Corporal in the Horse Artillery and his wife Mary Jane was born in 1810.

Jane married William Graham in 1827 in Poonamallee in 1827 and they had two daughters, Margaret and Jane Elizabeth.

Jane died in 1836 in Bellary.

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