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Re: Hanson in Sri Lanka
Posted by: Leslie Hanson Freeman Date: June 01, 2001 at 18:53:30
In Reply to: Hanson in Sri Lanka by Leslie Freeman of 2355

Have since found that Herbert (John) Hanson's parents were an Edward and Margaret (Prescott) Hanson. Edward was in the miltry and entered teh 5th Regiment of Foot(Northumberland Fusiliers) in 1861 He later transferred to the 25th Regiment of foot (Kings Own Scottish Borders) and served until 1876 when he and his family returned to England. he had children John ( Herbert) born 1868 in Colombo Ceylon, Julia born 1870 in Barielly East Indies and Clara born 1876 in Aden Camp Col. Also had children George 1878 born in Sh Hornsey Middlesex England Charles born 1880 in Hoxton Middlesex, Richard in 1884 and Robert born in 1887 both in England. Edwrad passed away in 1899 in Chelsea Middlesex England.

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