Richard Storey 1828

Richard Storey 1828

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Son of Oliver and Emily (Lord) of Belturbet

Born in Portsmouth, where his father was stationed with the miltary, 58th Regiment

The family lived in the West Indies, Ceylon and Mauritius

Brother James was born in Ceylon in 1832

He joined the 20th, the Kings Royal Rifles, as Quartermaster, and served in India, China, Japan and South Africa

He married Mary Elizabeth Best (William Best and Sarah Mitford) in South Africa. She died in 1872

In 1873 he married Mary Waddell (James and Helen Cowans) in Naas, Co Kildare

They lived in Ireland,(Curragh Camp), Scotland (Broughty Ferry, Dundee) and England (Bury, Manchester)

He emigrated to Tasmania in 1878, with his wife Mary Waddell and eight children

Additional Information
Date of Birth 2nd Apr 1828  
Date of Death 1st Jul 1904  
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) Mary Elizabeth Best, and Mary Wadell  

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