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Robert John McMahon (1873-1911)
Born in Madras on 23 October 1873.
Assistant Station Master, MRC, 1899
Married Jeanette Bertha Sylvia Lionel (1878-1910) at St Andrew’s Church Madras on 24 May 1899
Sub Inspector of Police, Madras 1909
Robert and Jeanette had three children
Dies of Kala-azar on 19 April 1911
Buried at St Mathias, Kilpauk Cemetery, Madras on 20 April 1911

Coleen Esme Gweneth McMahon (1902-1985)
Born in Madras on 17 May 1902
Mother dies when she is 7 years old and father dies when she is 8
Placed in the Madras Civil Orphanage Asylum
Adopted by her aunt Inez Beryl Lionel (1895-1915) and Allan Walton (1886-1962) and lives with them till 1927
Married to Patrick Lionel Borghona at Christ Church Madras on 18 April 1927
Lived in Whitefield, Bangalore
Died aged 83 at the Friend In Need Society Home, Bangalore on 20 April 1985.
Her estate was in dispute in the Law Courts Bangalore till 1998

Eric Le Marchant Gibson McMahon (1903-1903)
Born in Madras 14 September 1903
Baptised at St Andrew’s Church, Madras on 22 October 1903
Died 1903

Robert Spurling McMahon(1909-1983)
Born in Madras on 13 March 1909
Baptised at St Andrew’s Church, Madras on 13 May 1909
Mother dies when he is 1 year old and father dies when he is 2 years old
Placed in Madras Civil Orphanage Asylum
Adopted by her aunt Inez Beryl Lionel (1895-1915) and Allan Walton (1886-1962) and lives with them till 1930
Joins Calcutta Police as a sergeant on 20 February 1930
Works in Bahrain for short period and then returns to India and the Calcutta Police.
Comes to England on leave 1948/9.
Leaves Calcutta Police in 1950
Buys a house and lives in Mitcham. Surrey
Dies aged 74 at St George’ s Hospital, Tooting, London.

 

 

 

 

 

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