MATTHEWS (General)

by Teasdale, Monday, March 07, 2022, 23:59 (828 days ago)

Wishing to contact those related or are from the Matthews Family from Down Ampney , Gloucestershire and surrounding areas. A William Matthews / Mathews 1777-1858 from this family emigrated to India in 1795 under patronage of Sir John Shore, Director HEIC and was awarded land to cultivate Indigo . The business flourished however due to the Mutiny/ Uprising In Jaunpore circa 1857 / 58 William and family were chased out from their estate had to flee to Calcutta.
Please contact me using; a.a.matthews@btopenworld.com. Thanks in anticipation, Andrew Arthur Matthews

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