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Edward John INGRAM
(1847-)
Mary Ann WARD
(1848-Cir 1909)
James BULLOCK
(1834-1896)
Mary Ann LEYLAND
(1855-1909)
Alfred George INGRAM
(1879-1940)
Ellen Millicent BULLOCK
(1884-1967)
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Dorothy May INGRAM
(1910-1994)

 

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Dorothy May INGRAM

  • Born: 9 Aug 1910, Quetta, Balochistan, Pakistan 3
  • Christened: 27 Aug 1910, St. Mary's Church, Quetta, Baluchistan, Pakistan 4
  • Marriage: Thomas BODDINGTON on 9 Feb 1932 in St Mary's Church, Fort St. George, Madras (Chenai) Tamil Nadu, India 1 2
  • Died: 31 Dec 1994, Stavely House Rest Home, Coventry, Warwicks, England aged 84 5
  • Crem.: 7 Jan 1995, Canley, Coventry, Warwicks, England

Notes:

Dorothy May INGRAM was born in Quetta in 1910 when her father, a Sergeant in the 1st Bn. Essex Regt was stationed in Baluchistan on frontier service. After a few years in the north west of the sub-continent, the family returned to Ootacamund, ("Ooty") in the Nilgiri Hills of present day Tamil Nadu and Dorothy was sent to join her elder brothers and sisters at the Lawrence Memorial Royal Military School, Lovedale. She left boarding school at the age of 18 and in February 1932 met and married Staff Sergeant Thomas BODDINGTON, RA. She accompanied or followed her husband on various postings in the North West frontier provinces and the Punjab until the outbreak of World War II. The family moved into married quarters in the garrison cantonment in Karachi and remained there until 1948.

She and her four sons accompanied her husband to England on repatriation and the family settled in Coventry, Warwicks. She died at Stavely House Rest Home in December 1994 at the age of 84.

Events:

1. Education: the Lawrence Memorial Royal Military Schiool, Lovedale, From 1923 to 1929, Lovedale, (Ootacamund) Nilgiri Hills, Tamil Nadu, India. 6

2. Repatriation: United Kingdom (ex India via Troopship "Empire Ken"), Nov 1948, Liverpool, England.


Dorothy married Thomas BODDINGTON, son of Charles BODDINGTON and Alice COOK, on 9 Feb 1932 in St Mary's Church, Fort St. George, Madras (Chenai) Tamil Nadu, India.1 2 (Thomas BODDINGTON was born on 23 Apr 1903 in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England,7 died on 9 Jun 1984 in Cheylesmore, Coventry, Warwicks, England 8 and was cremated on 17 Jun 1984 in Canley, Coventry, Warwicks, England.)


Sources


1 Certified true copy of an entry in the Register of Marriages (Thomas Boddington and Dorothy May Ingram) (Garrison Chaplain, Fort St. George, Madras, St. Mary's Church, Fort St. George, Madras (Chenai) dated 17 Feb 1931). Rec. Date: 13 Mar 1999, Cit. Date: 15 Jan 2005.

2 Parish Register Transcripts from the Presidency of Madras. (Ecclesiastical Returns 1698-1948 India. Asia, Pacific and Africa Collections, (APAC). Office of the Registrar General, British Library, London). Rec. Date: 11 May 2001, IOR Ref: Z/N/2/151-152 (1932). Cit. Date: 14 Jun 2001.

3 Parish register transcripts from the Presidency of Bengal, 1713-1948 India. (Ecclesiastical Returns 1698-1948 India. Asia, Pacific and Africa Collections, (APAC). Office of the Registrar General, British Library, London). Rec. Date: 17 Jan 2002, IOR Ref: Z/N/1/366 folio 287. Cit. Date: 24 Jan 1998.

4 Certified true copy of a birth in the Register of Baptisms (Dorothy May Ingram) (Chaplain of Quetta, St Mary's Church Register of Baptisms dated 27 August 1910). Rec. Date: 13 Mar 2002, Cit. Date: 13 Jan 2005.

5 Certified copy of an entry of Death (Dorothy May Boddington) (Register Office, Metropolitan District of Coventry Entry 154 dated 3 Jan 1995). Rec. Date: 13 Mar 1995, Cit. Date: 15 Jan 2005.

6 Directory of Admissions and Alumni, Lawrence Memorial Royal Military School Lovedale, Tamil Nadu, India 1858-1954 (Copy (Private Collection) Moira BREEN Ca, USA). Rec. Date: 14 May 2008.

7 Certified true copy of an entry of Birth (Thomas Boddington) (Supt. Registrar, Northampton reference D 4723/92 dated 23 November 1928). Rec. Date: 13 Mar 2002, Cit. Date: 13 Jan 2005.

8 Certified copy of an entry of Death of Thomas Boddington (Register Office, Metropolitan District of Coventry Entry No. 53 dated 11 June 1984). Rec. Date: 13 Mar 1999, Cit. Date: 15 Jan 2005.



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