William Bryce

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Lt. [Lieutenant]
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14 Feb 1830
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14 Oct 1852
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Son of Rev. William Bryce (1770-1841), minister of Aberdour, and Jane Bryce (nee Grahame). Among his siblings were William Ross Bryce, LL.D, Minister of the Free Church; George Leslie Bryce, Lt. Colonel in the 14th Regiment; and Alexander Bryce, C.E. who died in Queensland.
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Sacred to the memory of / Lieutt William Bryce/ 1st Madras Fusiliers/ Died 14th October 1852/ Aged 22 years
Lieutenant in the 1st Madras Fusiliers. Promoted to second Lieutenant on 20.05.1849.
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Aberdour, Scotland
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A memorial at the Aberdour Wester Cemetery declares: “In memory of Jemima Bryce, youngest daughter of the Rev. William Bryce DD minster of Aberdeen, died 16.12.1836 aged 8y, 2nd son William, Lt. Madras Fusiliers died Calcutta 14.10.1852 aged 22y”. William Bryce was the son of Rev. William Bryce (1770-1841), minister of Aberdour.

Hew Scott's Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae has an entry on Rev. Bryce:

WILLIAM BRYCE, born 4th April 1770, son of Alexander B. min. of Kirknewton; educated at the Univ. of Edinburg; lichen. by Presb of Edinburgh 30th July 1794; press. by George, Earl of Morton, 3rd June and odd. 28th Sept. 1796; D.D. (St. Andrews, June 1820). app. one of His Majesty's Chaplains-in-Ordinary 25th Feb 1820, and through the interest of the Duke of Wellington nominated one of the Deans of the Chapel Royal in 1824, which was renewed 9th Nov. 1830; died 22nd Sept, 1841. He marr. 4th Aug 1812, Jane (died at Edinburgh, 12 July 1867), fourth daughter of James Grahame, Murgock Castle.

{Source: Scott, Hew. Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae. Рипол Классик, n.d. http://tinyurl.com/o5dbv2j]

Buried by: 
J.C. Herdman, Senior Minister, St. Andrew's Church
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