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James SHORT  (born 1768 Edinburgh, Scotland) married Mary CARRAPIET at Baghdad in approx 1800 (no record of marriage found).  He died at Exmouth 31.3.1807.  Children:

1.  Mary Short  (b. c. 1802)

2.  Eliza Short  (b. c. 1803)

3.  John Short   (b. c. 1805) died unmarried at Lucknow, 1857

4.  Joseph Short (b. c. 1813) - almost certainly from a different father!

 

Next Generation

Mary SHORT  (b. c. 1802) married Nawab Ghazi-ud-din HAIDAR (King of Awadh) in 1817 at Lucknow.  No children

 

Eliza SHORT (b. c. 1803) married Thomas Henry Gatehouse Besant (born England 19/11/1806, son of Mr. T.G. Besant, brewer, Children:

  1. Richard Thomas Besant (b. 31/5/1841 at Lucknow, Oudh, India)

Joseph SHORT (b. c. 1813) married (1) Jane Huggens at Kanpur 7/6/1830 (who d. Dec 1849, Lucknow).  Children:

  1. Mary Short (b. 1831, Lucknow)

  2. Helen Short (b. 1837, Lucknow)

  3. Nelly Short  (b. 1/7/1842, Lucknow)

  4. Marcelina Magdelene Short  (b. c. 1847, Lucknow)

Joseph SHORT (b. c. 1813) married (2) Amelia Martina ?? at Lucknow 23/8/1860.  Children:

  1. Rachel Short  (b. 16/12/1846, Lucknow)

  2. Benjamin Joseph Short  (b.  30/6/1856, Lucknow)

  3. Margaret Anne Short  (b. 1857, Lucknow)

Joseph SHORT  (b. c. 1813) had 2 illegitimate children by Mussumat Illaheejan:

  1. James Macdonald Short  (b. 1841)

  2. Martin Short  (b. 1846)

Joseph SHORT (b. c. 1813) had 2 illegitimate children by Mussumat Seotee:

  1. George Short (b. 1850)

  2. Isabella Short (b. 1858) no knowledge of later life.

Joseph SHORT (b. c. 1813) had 2 illegitimate children by Mussumat Muhboobjan:

  1. Emma Short (b. 1852)

  2. Georgiana Short (b. 1856) no knowledge of later life.

Joseph SHORT (b. c. 1813) had 1 illegitimate child by Mussumat Nourozee:

  1. Isaac Short (b. 1856)

 Joseph SHORT (b. c. 1813) had 1 illegitimate child by Mussumat Pearee:

  1. Edwin Short (b. 6/5/1859)

Next Generation

Mary SHORT (b. 1831, Lucknow) married Edward Montegue Crawford DUHAN at Lucknow, 29/12/1845.  Children:

1.  Edward Duhan (b. 1847, Lucknow)

2.  Richard Joseph Short Duhan (b. 1851, Lucknow)

3.  Roseline Duhan (b. 1854, Lucknow)

4.  Jane Alice Angeline Duhan (b. Jan 1859, Calcutta)

 

Helen SHORT (b. 1837, Lucknow) married Joseph JOHANNES at Lucknow.  Children:

1.  Augustus William Johannes (b. 6/2/1863, Lucknow)

2.  John Ernest Johannes (b. 31/8/1864, Lucknow)

3.  Eva Florence Johannes (b. 8/3/1868, Lucknow)

4.  Blanche Violet Josephine Johannes (b. 27/2/1863, Lucknow)

5.  Anne Magdelene Johannes (b. 29/11/1875, Lucknow)

 

Nelly SHORT (b. 1/7/1842, Lucknow d. 1/10/1906, Lucknow) married Edward Arthur QUIEROS (b. 10/5/1857, Calcutta) at Lucknow 31/1/1860.  Children:

1.  Isabella J.E. Quieros (b. 25/11/1860)

2.  Alban Augustus Quieros (b. 27/12/1861, Lucknow)

3.  Victoria Georgiana Quieros (b. 13/9/1863, Lucknow)

4.  Charles Edward Quieros (b. 2/10/1864, Lucknow)

5.  Ernest Georgius Quieros (b. 17/5/1866, Lucknow)

6.  Eveline Blanche Quieros (b. 18/7/1870, Lucknow)

7.  Louisa Mary Quieros (b. 24/3/1873, Lucknow)

8.  William Joseph Quieros (b. 18/5/1875, Lucknow)

9.  Julia Celestina Quieros (b. 30/1/1877, Lucknow)

10.  Ethel Florence Quieros (b. 24/8/1880, Lucknow)

11.  Claude Adolphus Stanley Quieros (b. 30/9/1881, Lucknow)

12.  Winifred Nelly Quieros (b. 8/2/1883, Lucknow)

13.  Vivian Oscar John Quieros (b. 13/2/1887, Lucknow)

 

Marcelina Magdelene SHORT (b. 1837, Lucknow) married John James BOURBON 23/4/1866 at St Pauls Church, Lucknow.  Children:

1.  Francis Bourbon (b. 13/9/1871, Allahabad)

2.  Agnes Bourbon (b. 3/8/1876, Lucknow)

3.  John Alpine Bourbon (b. c. 1879-1880)

4.  Flevius Joseph Bourbon (b. 10/8/1880)

5.  Victor Bourbon (b. 1882)

 

Rachel SHORT (b. 16/12/1846, Lucknow) married John Alpine SPEIRS (b. 1/2/1835, Udaipur) 23/4/1866 at St Paul's Church, Lucknow.  Children:

1.  Alexander John Speirs (b. 18/3/1867, Lucknow)

2.  William Stephen Speirs (b. 6/4/1868, Lucknow)

3.  Henry Speirs (b. 13/6/1869, Lucknow)

4.  Frederick Speirs (b. 13/6/1869, Lucknow)

5.  Winifred Helen Speirs (b. 10/2/1874, Lucknow)

6.  John Sleeman Speirs (b. 15/5/1875, Jabalpur)

7.  Veronica Alice Speirs (b. 9/7/1877, Lucknow)

 

Benjamin Joseph SHORT (b. 30/6/1856, Lucknow) married 7/6/1880 Susan Gardner at Agra, RC Cathedral.  Children:

1.  Louisa Florence Short (b. 28/9/1881, Lucknow)

 

Margaret Anne SHORT (b. 1857, Lucknow) married 28/6/1880 Henry Charles Alfred B. Snell (who b. 29/3/1852 St. John's Church, Calcutta) at St. Joseph's Church, Lucknow.  Children:

1.  Mary Emilia Letitia Snell (b. 13/11/1881, Lucknow)

2.  Violet Regina Josephine Snell (b. 30/1/1884, Lucknow)

3.  Helen Agnes Menelin Snell (b. 16/12/1885, Lucknow)

4.  Rosy Agnes Beatrice Snell (b. 27/11/1887, Lucknow)

5.  Richard Henry Francis Joseph Snell (b. 20/9/1889, Lucknow)

6.  Lilian Mabel Snell (b. 29/3/1894, Lucknow)

 

James Macdonald SHORT (b. 1841, Lucknow) married Nancy (? Surname) at Lucknow.  Children:

1.  Mary Magdelene Short (b. 31/3/1862, Lucknow)

2.  Alexander James Short (b. 7/9/1865, Lucknow)

 

James Macdonald SHORT (b. 1841, Lucknow) had illegitimate children with Rosabella Simon Children:

3.  Elizabeth Short (b. 12/9/1877, Kanpur)

4.  Angelina Short (b. 12/4/1880, Allahabad)

5.  James Alexander Short (b. 2/6/1883, Lucknow)

6.  William Short (b. c. 1886)

7.  Charles William Short (b. Jan 1887, Lucknow)

8.  Simon Joseph Ernest Short (b. 2/7/1889, Lucknow)

9.  Julian Short (b. c. 1890)

 

James Macdonald SHORT (b. 1841, Lucknow) had illegitimate children with Zainab Begum Children:

10.  Mary Florence Short (b. c. 1892)

11.  John Short (b. c 1893)

12.  Ada Margaret Short (b. c 1895)

13.  Ellen Eva Short (b. c. 1897)

14.  Rose Blanche Short (b. c. 1902)

15.  Jacob Short (b. c 1904)

 

Martin SHORT (b. 1846, Lucknow) married 22/7/1892 Jane ?? (formerly a Muslim).  Children:

1.  Eliza Mary Short (b. 13/7/1878, Benares)

2.  Alice Jane Short (b. 15/4/1881, Benares)

3.  Louisa Florence Short (b. 26/10/1883, Lucknow)

4.  Martin Joseph Short (b. 24/10/1885, Lucknow)

 

George SHORT (b. 1850) had 1 child by his mistress, Piari Begum:

1.  William George Short (b. 10/11/1879, Lucknow)

 

Emma SHORT (b. 1852, Lucknow, d. 20/5/1886, Moradabad) married Maulvi Sayed Zain-ul-Abidin (who d. 1905, Aligarh).  Children:

1.  Saida Begum

2.  Syed Zainuddin

3.  Zahida Begum

4.  Majida Begum

5.  Wajida Begum

6.  Syed Zainuddin

7.  Syed Ainuddin

8.  Syed Nuruddin

 

Isaac SHORT (b. 1856, Lucknow) married (1) Hamza Begam at Lucknow in Jan 1891.  Child:

1.  Faiyaz Mirza (b. Apr 1892, Lucknow)

 

Isaac SHORT (b. 1856, Lucknow) married (2) Mussumat Imaman at Lucknow.  Children:

2.  Amir Begam

3.  Ahmadi Begam

 

Edwin SHORT (b. 6/5/1859, Calcutta) married 12/10/1874 Alice Francis (who b. c 1857) at Lucknow.  Child:

1.  Mary Short

 

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