George Robert Boehm Berney senior

1785 - 1855

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Son of Robert Berney, born Nov. 1785 in Hambleton Hants; died 13 May 1855 KingsTown Ireland. An East India Company Civil servant, in India 1804-1836, son of Robert Berney, had one child by 'a Bengal Lady', married Charlotte Dawnay 12/06/1822. It is not clear what was his path to entitlement to compensation, but his name indicates a connection to his co-awardee Dorothy Boehm née Berney (q.v.)

  1. Will of George Robert Boehm Berney of Kemlet Lodge Reading Berkshire proved 06/08/1855. His son and namesake G. R. B. Berney (q.v.) was an early settler in New Zealand.

Sources

T71/895 Barbados claim nos. 631A&B.

http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/b/o/I/Andrew-N-BOLS/GENE19-0044.html unsourced, [accessed 03/03/2010].

  1. PROB 11/2217; e.g. http://www.nzmuseums.co.nz/account/3021/object/40693/Newspaper_clipping_Mrs_Laura_Rosina_Berney_nee_Logie [accessed 01/05/2011]. http://www.ngaiopress.com/all-a-f.htm [accessed 03/10/2012].

Further Information

Absentee?
'Foreign'
Name in compensation records
George Robert Boehm Berney Esq.
Spouse
Charlotte Dawnay
Children
George Robert Boehm Berney and 5-6 others
Occupation
Civil Servant (East India Company)

Associated Claims (1)

£1,803 8S 2D
Awardee

Legacies Summary

Imperial (2)

East India Company
Administrative  
notes →
An East India Company Civil servant, in India...
Other
New Zealand 
notes →
His son George Robert Boehm Berney junior (q.v.) was an early settler in New...

Relationships (2)

Father → Son
Other relatives
Notes →
The relationship is not clear but they are probably...

Addresses (2)

India
Kermet [?] Lodge, Basingstoke Road, Whitley, Reading, Berkshire, South-East