Richard Armstrong1

M, #263851
Last Edited=24 Jan 2008
     Richard Armstrong was the son of Reverend Anthony Armstrong and Jane Sadleir.1 He married Sarah Potts, daughter of William Potts, on 15 June 1819.1
     He lived at Nodstown, Cashel, County Galway, IrelandG.1 He was commissioned in 1807.1 He retired from the military in 1818, late of the 70th Regiment, formerly of the 56th Regiment.1 He lived at Regaile, Cashel, County Galway, IrelandG.1 He was living in 1847; aged 56.1

Child of Richard Armstrong and Sarah Potts

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Armstrong, page 36. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Sarah Potts1

F, #263852
Last Edited=23 Jan 2008
     Sarah Potts was the daughter of William Potts.1 She married Richard Armstrong, son of Reverend Anthony Armstrong and Jane Sadleir, on 15 June 1819.1
     From 15 June 1819, her married name became Armstrong.1

Child of Sarah Potts and Richard Armstrong

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Armstrong, page 36. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

William Potts1

M, #263853
Last Edited=23 Jan 2008
     William Potts lived at Athlone, County Westmeath, IrelandG.1

Child of William Potts

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Armstrong, page 36. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Major-Gen. William Andrew Armstrong1

M, #263854, b. 13 May 1824, d. 2 March 1894
Last Edited=23 Jan 2008
     Major-Gen. William Andrew Armstrong was born on 13 May 1824.2 He was the son of Richard Armstrong and Sarah Potts.1 He married Emma Sarah Deane, daughter of Captain George Deane, on 7 August 1851.2 He died on 2 March 1894 at age 69.2
     He fought in the Crimean War.1 He fought in the Siege of Sebastopol.2 He gained the rank of Colonel in the 22nd Regiment.1 He lived at Kingstown, County Dublin, IrelandG.1

Children of Major-Gen. William Andrew Armstrong and Emma Sarah Deane

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Armstrong, page 36. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Emma Sarah Deane1

F, #263855, d. 20 January 1892
Last Edited=23 Jan 2008
     Emma Sarah Deane was the daughter of Captain George Deane.1 She married Major-Gen. William Andrew Armstrong, son of Richard Armstrong and Sarah Potts, on 7 August 1851.1 She died on 20 January 1892.1
     From 7 August 1851, her married name became Armstrong.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Armstrong, page 37. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]


Captain George Deane1

M, #263856
Last Edited=23 Jan 2008
     Captain George Deane lived at Harwich, Essex, EnglandG.1

Child of Captain George Deane

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Armstrong, page 37. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Major Richard Armstrong1

M, #263857, b. 21 March 1862, d. 20 October 1899
Last Edited=23 Jan 2008
     Major Richard Armstrong was born on 21 March 1862.1 He was the son of Major-Gen. William Andrew Armstrong and Emma Sarah Deane.1 He married Ethel Annie Schomberg, daughter of Sir Charles Marsh Schomberg, on 21 July 1891.1 He died on 20 October 1899 at age 37.1
     He gained the rank of Major in the 2nd Cheshire Regiment.1 He lived at The Terrace, Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, EnglandG.1

Child of Major Richard Armstrong and Ethel Annie Schomberg

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Armstrong, page 37. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Ethel Annie Schomberg1

F, #263858, d. 1931
Last Edited=27 Apr 2016
     Ethel Annie Schomberg was the daughter of Sir Charles Marsh Schomberg.1 She married Major Richard Armstrong, son of Major-Gen. William Andrew Armstrong and Emma Sarah Deane, on 21 July 1891.1 She died in 1931.1
     From 21 July 1891, her married name became Armstrong.1

Child of Ethel Annie Schomberg and Major Richard Armstrong

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Armstrong, page 37. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Sir Charles Marsh Schomberg1

M, #263859, b. 1779, d. 2 January 1835
Last Edited=27 Apr 2016
     Sir Charles Marsh Schomberg was born in 1779.2 He was the son of Captain Sir Alexander Schomberg and Arabella Susanna Chalmers.2 He died on 2 January 1835 at Carlisle Bay, Barbados, unmarried.2
     He gained the rank of Captain on 6 April 1803 in the Royal Navy.2 He was appointed Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) on 4 June 1815.2 He was appointed Knight Commander, Hanoverian Order (K.C.H.) on 21 September 1832.2 He held the office of Lieutenant-Governor of Dominica.2 He lived at Hendon, London, EnglandG.1

Child of Sir Charles Marsh Schomberg

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Armstrong, page 37. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Colonel Robert Anthony Armstrong1

M, #263860, b. 21 November 1892, d. 1965
Last Edited=27 Mar 2017
     Colonel Robert Anthony Armstrong was born on 21 November 1892.1 He was the son of Major Richard Armstrong and Ethel Annie Schomberg.1 He married Eleanor Justina Murray, daughter of Major William Murray, on 8 June 1926.1 He died in 1965 at Dumfries, Dumfries-shire, Scotland.2
     He was educated at Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, EnglandG.1 He was educated at Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, Kent, EnglandG.1 He fought in the First World War, in Iraq and Mohmand.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Commander in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.1 He fought in the Second World War.1 He held the office of Assistant Secretary for the Empire Parliamentary Association.1 He gained the rank of Colonel in the Royal Artillery.1 He held the office of Chairman, Dumfries and Galloway Development Association.1 He edited the book The Quest.1

Children of Colonel Robert Anthony Armstrong and Eleanor Justina Murray

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Armstrong, page 37. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S266] World War II Unit Histories - Officers, online http://www.unithistories.com/units_index/default.asp?file=../officers/personsx.html. Hereinafter cited as World War II Unit Histories - Officers.