DRUMMOND Family Tree

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info from James Grindon jamesgrindon@yahoo.co.uk  

 

?? DRUMMOND married ??, children:

  1. William Adolphus Wallis Drummond

Next Generation

William Adolphus Wallis DRUMMOND married Catherine Camilla ?, children:

  1. Ethel Irene DRUMMOND (born 11 April 1885 Jhelum, Bengal)

Next Generation

Ethel Irene DRUMMOND (born Jhelum, Bengal) married Cecil BURGE in Simla on 17 April 1922. It was family rumour that Ethel was Indian and when she and Cecil visited England her presence caused quite a stir in the village.  Being from a fairly ignorant English West Country background it is quite possible that the family presumed she was Indian and did not explore the possibility that Ethel's mother, Catherine Camilla, was either Indian or half Indian and her Father a British soldier or civil servant.  Cecil went on to become the Secretary at Lawrence school, Sanawar during the 1930's.  The passenger log of the "Viceroy of India" travelling from London to Bombay in 1935 shows a Cecil Burge and an Ethel Burge, so she was still alive then but died sometime between then and Cecil leaving India at the end of 1949. I can't find a death certificate for her.  If anyone can shed some light on any of this I'd be very grateful, regards, James.jamesgrindon@yahoo.co.uk  

 

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info from  DELPHINE  millicentpratap@netscape.net

 

?? DRUMMOND (was in the Police) married Norah THOMPSON. They went to England.

 

 

 

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