Clifford, County Clare, Ireland - Canada - Detroit, Michigan
SIR RICHARD ENGLAND
ENGLAND, Sir Richard,
British soldier, born about 1750; died 7 November 1812.
He was a resident of Clifford, County Clare, Ireland, served
with distinction in the American campaigns from 1775 till 1781,
and was at one time commandant of Detroit. He was efficient
in aiding the colonization of the extreme western portion of
His son, Sir Richard England,
born in Detroit, Michigan, in 1793" died 19 January 1883,
joined the British army, and in recognition of his services
in the Crimean war was made a lieutenant general in 1855.