Friends of Hastings Cemetery

Thomas and Marinnetta’s children were all born in Madras except Constance, whose birth was registered in Kensington.

1872 Oct. 24. At St Thomas Mount by Frank Geo Lys, Actg Chaplain.

Robert Alexander ANDERSON (36, bachelor of Palaveram, Landed Proprietor)

son of Thomas, by licence, to Constance Rose Doveton DYER (19, spinster of Palaveram) daughter of Thiselton DYER

Witnesses: W. Anderson, Capt M.S.C., Stewart R Turnbull, J.M. Clementson.

Madras Corrections Volume 1872 N2 - c/8 - f.109 (another number besides the folio displayed on the page - 767) - FHC Brit Film 526963. [with many thanks to the person from Canada who documented this simply because “the records could be misleadin”.]

Register – Madras 1838 - History

Officers of the 36th M.N.I. from the East-India Register, 1850

1.Year appointed to Army
2.Officer's name

1838 Thomas Dyer Thiselton DYER ; 5 Oct 1846 - Register – Madras 1838 - History

1838 - History

Officers of the 36th M.N.I. from the East-India Register, 1850

THE LONDON GAZETTE, MARCH 4, 1864 – MADRAS [Promoted to Major]

THE LONDON GAZETTE, MAY 13, 1862. Madras - Infantry.
To be Lieutenant-Colonels from 1st January, 1862, in succession to Regimental Lieutenant Colonels retired on the annuities:—

"List of inscriptions on tombstones and monuments in Ceylon, of historical or local interest, with an obituary of persons uncommemorated"

Memorial No. 246 . . Sept. 17 . . Thomas Dyer Thistleton [sic]  In memory of Thomas Dyer Thistleton [sic] Dyer = 1873 Dyer Lieut.-Col., Madras Army, died 17th Sept., 1873, on board ss. Viceroy, off Colombo, aged 57.

Mss Eur C456 - DYER (Thomas Dyer Thiselton), Col

Papers of Col Thomas Dyer Thistleton [sic] Dyer (1816-73), Madras Army 1838-73, referring to the difficulties of life in India; his comments on the administration of India prior to and after the mutiny; and his death in Ceylon. 11 folios 1838 - 1873  - (Thistleton Thomas Dyer [sic] IOR/L/MIL/9/187/407-10 1951993)

All we know of Dyer’s death are the following:

1888 February 3, Aberdeen Free Press

DEATHS. THISELTON-DYER, aged 41 years, son of the late Lieut.-Colonel Thomas

Thiselton-Dyer, Madras Army, Deeply regretted.

1888 February 6:Homeward Mail from India, China and the East

DEATHS. Thiselton-Dyer – Jan. 3, at Hassan, Mysore, Dyer Thiselton-Dyer, son of late

Lieut.-Col. Thiselton-Dyer, Madras army.


Thiselton-Dyer Family continued