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I would really be glad to hear from anyone who might recognise my Grandma's name Teresa Mercia Henderson , she had a sister Jane Marina they lived in Trichinopoly Madras. She was born in 1886, Jane in 1885.  She married Robert Clarence Gill 1907- 1908 not sure where, but Jane married in Trichinopoly. Robert & Teresa divorced . I cannot find my grandmas Birth place / Cert if anyone could help will be grateful . jennifermiles@talktalk.net


info from Jennifer Miles jtamiles@talktalk.net

John HENDERSON married ??, children:

  1. Thomas Henderson (b 1828)

Next Generation

Thomas HENDERSON Head Clerk in the gun carriage train facory, residing in Vepery (b 1828, Dundee) at 18yrs on 17 Feb 1846 in Fort St George, Madras married 16yr Margaret Ann HARMAN (b 1830 - d 24 Jun 1856 Madras, daughter of Richard Harman), children:

  1. Richard Thomas Henderson (b 3 Jan 1847 Vepery, d 8 Feb 1847)

  2. Thomas Harman Henderson (b 25 Apr 1848 Madras)

  3. Ada Stella Henderson (b 5 Jun 1850 Vepery, d 29 Sep 1851 Madras)

  4. Henry Amos Henderson (b 15 Feb 1852, c 9 Jun 1852 St Andrews, Madras)

  5. William Henderson (b 8 Apr 1854 Vepery)

  6. Frederick William Henderson (b 5 Sep 1855 Madras)

Thomas HENDERSON (b 1828, Dundee) widowed, at 47yrs on 22 Nov 1875 in Tremulgherry, Madras married 18yr Margaret ROSARIO (b 1857, daughter of Michael Rosario) . Children

  1. Joseph Percy Henderson (b 8 Oct 1876 Trichinopoly)

  2. Stanislaus Peter Henderson (b 29 Jan 1878 Trichinopoly)

  3. William Richardson Henderson (b 18 Jul 1880 Trichinopoly)

  4. Jane Marina Henderson (b 1885)

  5. Teresa Merci Henderson (b 1886)

  6. Theodora May Henderson (b 19 May 1889 Trichinopoly)

Next Generation

Jane Marina HENDERSON (b 1886) at 23yrs on 17 Feb 1909 in Trichinopoly married 25yr Rupert Lionel COPCUTT (b 1884 son of Alfred Albert Copcutt)


Teresa Mercia HENDERSON (b 1886) married Robert Clarence GILL, (b 31 Oct 1883 Bellary, son of George and Emma Wilhelmina  Gill) children:

  1. George William Gill (b 10 Sep 1911, c 5 Nov 1911 Bilaspur)

  2. Douglas Lewis Gill (b 23 Apr 1917 Bilaspur)

  3. Margaret Janet Gill (b 23 Nov 1919 Bilaspur)

  4. Ina Mary Gill (b 7 Apr 1923 Bilaspur)


?? HENDERSON married ??, children:

  1. Alexander Henderson

Next Generation

Alexander HENDERSON married ?, children:

  1. Thomas Henderson (b 1830)

Next Generation

Thomas HENDERSON (b 1830) at 30yrs on 11 Aug 1860 in St Thomas Mount married 15yr Anne ALLAN (b 1845 daughter of John Allan), children:

  1. Alexandrina Henderson (b 2 Aug 1862 St Thomas Mount)

  2. Elizabeth Hilgour Henderson (b 8 Aug 1865 St Thomas Mount)



 info from Stan Smith ssopus@gmail.com

?? HENDERSON married ??, children:

  1. Jean Rose HENDERSON

Next Generation

Jean Rose HENDERSON (born in India and died in 1987) married Eldred (Chickie) Charles John CUXTON (Supt. Of Police, son of Fredric (Freddy) Mark CUXTON and Kitty, was born in India and died in Ooty in 1977. Children:

  1. Christine CUXTON.

  2. Fredricka CUXTON.

  3. Aurora CUXTON.

  4. Zane Eldred Middlecoat CUXTON.

  5. Sharon CUXTON.

  6. Adina CUXTON


info from Terry Diana Tagg  terriedtagg@aol.com . Please contact me for an exchange of information if you are descendant from any of my Hendersons

John Henderson (b. about 1799,  died 1876 a Civil Servant of Bombay) married Julia SCOTT, Children:-

  1. Charles Henderson

  2. Rosa J Henderson married John Jones

  3. William Henderson married Elizabeth Howell

  4. Amelia Marie Henderson b. 1826 married John Evans and emigrated to Australia

  5. John Christopher James Henderson b. 7-Feb-1837 in Bombay

Next Generation

John Christopher James Henderson b1837 in Bombay married Harriet Eleanor Vaupell (b1840) at Bombay, India. Children:

  1. Mary Julia Henderson b. 1859

  2. William Scott Henderson b.1861

  3. Harry Edgar Henderson b.1864, Karachi married Jessie Elizabeth Kirby b. 1894, Kotri

  4. Jessie Amelia Henderson b.1866

  5. John Vaupell Henderson b.1867

  6. Arthur Neville Henderson b.1869 married Alice Louisa Gilder

  7. Charles Stephen Henderson b.1872

  8. Eleanor Vaupell Henderson b.1874

Next Generation
William Scott Henderson b1861 married in Karachi to (1) Robertina Lucy Stafford BRYCE c.1879 (2) Dorcas A Longman (nee Wredden) c. 1906 and they had the following children:-

  1. Harriett Vera Vaupell HENDERSON b1880, Karachi

  2. Ethel Wray HENDERSON b1882, Karachi

  3. Lucy Bryce HENDERSON b1884, Karachi

  4. Jessie Woodman HENDERSON b1886, Karachi

Arthur Neville HENDERSON b1869, Karachi married Alice Louisa GILDER in  1894 at Karachi and had the following children:-

  1. Isabel Leonore HENDERSON b1899, Karachi d.26-Oct-1967, Woolwich, London

Next Generation
Isabel Leonore HENDERSON b1899, Karachi d.26-Oct-1967, Woolwich, London,  married James Alexander ALIMO 5-Jun-1922, Karachi



info from Cheryl-Ann Gerardine Shivan cherylshivan@gmail.com

Stanley Charles HENDERSON (b1910, d.27-12-1946) married Caroline Mary OLIVER, Children:

  1. Lionel Stanley Henderson

  2. Hyacinth Patricia Henderson

  3. William Gerald Henderson (a.k.a. 'Gerry')

William Thomas HENDERSON (a.k.a 'Bob') married Kathleen Florence OLIVER (b1925, d. 17-01-2006), children:

  1. June Henderson (died in childhood)

  2. Shirley Henderson (died in childhood)

  3. Gordon Henderson ( died in childhood)

  4. Gail Veronica Henderson

  5. Glen Henderson

  6. Althea Ann Henderson

  7. Sharon Gillian Henderson

Next Generation

Lionel Stanley HENDERSON married Verina Treasure DUBIER (0n 25/1/1967 at Royapuram, Madras), Children:
1. Gillian Mary Henderson
2. Stafford Stanley Henderson
3. Melanie Gerardine Henderson

Hyacinth Patricia HENDERSON married Dudley Rishworth BROWN (on 27th June 1964 at Villupuram, Tamil Nadu), Children:
1. Cheryl-Ann Gerardine Brown
2. Hayley Caroline Brown

William Gerald HENDERSON married Beryl Hyacinth NORONHO (on 26th Jan 1972 at Tangacherry, Kerala)
1. Alyson Judaline Henderson married Michael Pereira, son - William Pereira

Gail Veronica Henderson married Colin D'SILVA (in Australia)
1. Michelle Veronica D'Silva

Glen HENDERSON  married  Glenda MARSHAL (in Australia)
1. Luke Henderson
2. Lee Henderson
3. Adam Henderson
4. Marshal Henderson

Althea Ann HENDERSON married John WATERS (in Australia)
1. Matthew Waters
2. Nathan Waters

Sharon Gillian HENDERSON married Nicholas HODGSON (in Australia)
1. Alison Hodgson
2. Amy Hodgson

Next Generation

Gillian Mary HENDERSON married Kevin Christopher TILAKA (at Royapuram, Madras)
1. Joseph Tilaka
2. Kevin Jude Tilaka

Stafford Stanley HENDERSON  married  Gail ROZARIO (at Madras) (currently residing in Surrey, England)
1. Melissa Mary Henderson
2. Mark Henderson

Melanie Geradine HENDERSON married Dexter NOAKES (residing in Chennai), children:

  1. Deanne Samantha Noakes

  2. Megan Gerardina Noakes 

(above info from Melanie Noakes <melnoakes@gmail.com> )



info from Jennifer Bartels ademou@videotron.ca & Terry Diana Tagg terriedtagg@aol.com

?? HENDERSON married ??, children:

  1. Jessie Eleanor HENDERSON

Next Generation

Jessie Eleanor HENDERSON of Karachi married Edmund Richard ASHWORTH-BARTELS (Puggy), children:

  1. Elizabeth Inez Ashworth-Bartels b1942

  2. Jennifer Mary Bartels (b1944, studied at Karachi Grammar School. Immigrated to Canada in 1973)

  3. Terry Diana Ashworth-Bartels b1948

  4. Barry Robin Ashworth-Bartels b1950

  5. Richard Charles Ashworth-Bartels b1952 m: Linda JUDGE of Bombay


info from Lesley Watson lotus296@bigpond.com

Mary HENDERSON (1814-1848) married James RIGBY (1810-1859) (HEIC) in 1830 St. Thomas Mount, Madras . The children from this marriage:

  1. Margaret Mary Rigby (b 1834 Secunderabad)

  2. Joseph William Rigby (b 1836 Jaulna)

  3. Florence Ellen Rigby (b.1839 Bangalore - d. 1912 Wellington, Nilgiris)


info from Derek George Kingsley derek.kingsley@ntlworld.com

?? HENDERSON married ??, children:

  1. Teresa Henderson (b1934, Kotagiri, India, studied at St.Joseph's Convent, Nillgri Hills, South India, died 21st. September 2003 at Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.)

Next Generation

Teresa HENDERSON (b1934, Kotagiri, India, died 21st. September 2003 at Swindon, Wiltshire.) married Derek George KINGSLEY (b1930,Madras, India) on 04/02/1961 at  St. Patrick's Roman Catholic church, Woolston, Southampton, England.  One child

  1. Steven Kingsley (b1961, Southampton, England)

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