Dr. Arthur Benoni EVANS MRCS LSA AS 1813 - 1838
Son of Thomas Simpson EVANS 1777 – 1818 and Deborah MASCALL 1776 – 1833
Born 18th July 1813, London, England
Died 17th October 1838, at sea, aged 25.
Married Catherine PATTESON, 5th June 1838
Marriage certificate
On their marriage certificate he is described as Surgeon.
Both Thomas and his wife died in a shipwreck off the coast of India on 17th October 1838.
Roll of the Indian Medical Service 1615-1930 - Volume 1
By Lieutenant-Colonel D. G. Crawford.
1292. Evans, Arthur Benoni. b. 18 July 1813. M.R.C.S. 1835. L.S.A. 1836. A.S. 30 May 1838. Lost in the ‘Protector’ wrecked in Sagar Roads, 17 Oct 1838. D. and M. gave name as B.A.Evans.
The East Indiaman (The Protector) was wrecked near Calcutta, India, with the loss of 170 of the 178 people on board
An East Indiaman ship of the time.
Sagar Roads, India is the navigable entrance at the mouth of the Hugli River, lies about 2 miles W of the SW extremity of Sagar Island.
The navigable entrance channel leading to Sagar Roads is subject to change in position and direction to accompany the change in depths, which occur from time to time. Local knowledge and assistance is essential to safe navigation.
Hugli River, Hugli also spelled Hooghly, river in West Bengal state, is an arm of the Ganges. It provides access to Kolkata (Calcutta) from the Bay of Bengal.
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