|Death: ||Dec. 15, 1844, India|
"Barbarously murdered, by a band of hired Dacoits, at his house, Fureedabad, Juanpore, on the night of the 15th of last December, Mr. James Barwise, indigo planter, formerly of
Margate, but for the last eighteen years a resident of Juanpore. They seem to have gone to the house with the matured design of murder. After cutting up the body, they left, without touching a single article." (Evening Mail). Extract from The Eclectic Review for July 1845, courtesy of Google Book Search.
Birth calculated from age 54 on grave.
Sacred to the memory of James South Barwise Esq. aged 54 years, late of Furreedabad in the district of Juanpoor, North India, who was murdered on the night of Sunday 15th Decr. 1844 by a band of assassins generally supposed to have been hired for the purpose by Raja Mahesh Narain Singh a Hindoo ... [illegible] ... with whom a lawsuit had been pending for several years.
The Family Vault of Mr George Barwise of the Wandsworth Road.
West Norwood Cemetery and Crematorium
Greater London, England
Created by: caryatid
Record added: May 07, 2010
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