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Extract from "Kinchant Family Notes"

KINCHANT, RICHARD (1796-1879), Commander, Indian Navy. (Baptism - certificate wanting.)
Birth probably earlier as Richard snr was back in england 1795-1801
"On 1st May, 1811, Richard Kinchant, age 15, was nominated by Mr. Williams (Director, E.I.C.) in favour of Mr. Willis, and appointed to the ship Charles Mills." (Lists of Volunteers admitted to the Indian Navy, year by year, from 1794. India Office, Whitehall.)
(Richard's younger brother John charlton Kinchant also joined the Indian Navy in 1811 aged 14, died 1816)

From " History of the Indian Navy," by Charles rathbone Low, Lieutenant (late) Indian Navy. 2 vols. 1877.
The Times, 11 Jan 1817 East India Intelligence Bombay papers reached town yesterday to the middle of September They do not supply any new details of the operations of the India Chiefs against each other. The only article of a hostile nature yjey furnish relates to the Companies crusers employed to the eastwood. On the 5th of april the boats of the Ternate cruser attacked and drove on shore, off Tenette river, two war prows, mounting four rantacks each, and full of men; on which service acting Lieutenant Kinchant a promising officer was killed.
30th November 1831. - " Lieutenant Kinchant appointed to the pension of a Commander." 
(" Marine Records," Vol. 461, India Office, Whitehall.) 


ANN MARIA PARKER LOWE. 
b.12feb1801
c.11jun1801 St. Georges Bloomsbury
daughter of James Cadwallader parker Lowe and Lucretia 

R. KINCHANT and A. M. P. LOWE. 
(Marriage -St George Bloomsbury 22 feb 1825 By Licence
Richard Kinchant of Sait mary Abbotts Kensington a bachelor 
to Ann Maria  parker Lowe of this parish
witness Elliza Kinchant, John Harrison


Richard kinchant appears on East India Register & Army List 1855 Name Regiment KINCHANT, Richard BOMBAY LIST OF RETIRED OFFICERS Season of Appt 1811 Commander Indian Navy Retired 8th March 1831 Indian Army & Civil Service List 1873 Name Regiment KINCHANT, R BOMBAY RETIRED OFFICERS R.I.N. 1811 1831
R. Kinchant died January 23rd, 1879, aged 82 years, and was buried at Nunhead Cemetery, London, S.E. Grave No. 15247. Square 122. A. M. P. Kinchant died January 27th, 1879, aged 78 years, and was buried in the same grave.
''The sword of honour was purchased in 1878 by his brother Officers of the Indian Navy, and presented to Lieutenant Low, I.N., in acknowledgment of his labours as historian of the Indian Navy. Lent by Lieut. C. R. Low (late) I.N. (Royal Naval Exhibition, 1891. Official Catalogue, page 305, No. 2731.)
Note: Charles Rathbone Low, History of the Royal India Navy, 1613-1863
The Indian Navy was disbanded in 1863
James Richard Kinchant married at St Albans in 1867
Ann Maria Lunt

1871 census
Source 
Place              Kentish Town , St Pancras
Dwelling           Gaisford Street 

Richard Kinchant head  70                                 Middlesex?
Maria   Kinchant wife  65 


Richard and Ann maria both died 1879


PROBATE 28 March 1879
Administration of the personel Estate of Ann maria parker Kinchant late of 
14 Edith Road peckham in the county of Surrey Widow who died 27 january 1879 
at 14 Edith Road was granted at the Principle Registry to 
James richard Kinchant of 14 Edith Road Gentleman  the son and only next of Kin.
Estate under £200


PROBATE 3 April 1879
Administration (with will) of the personal Estate of Richard Kinchant formerly of
68 Gainsford Street Kentish Town in the county of Middlesex but late of
14 Edith road Peckham in the county of Surrey Esquire 
who died 23 january 1879 at 14 Edith road was granted at the Priciple Registry to
James richard Kinchant of 14 Edith Road Gentleman the son and only next of Kin.
EstaTE UNDER £100


PROBATE 23 October 1880
The Will of James richard Kinchant late of 14 Edith road St Mary's Road Peckham 
in the county of Surrey who died 7 March 1880 at 14 Edith road was proved at 
the Principle Registry by Ann Kinchant of 14 Edith road 
Widow of the Relict and sole Executrix 
Effects under £2,000


Death Name: John C. KINCHANT Event type: Death Date: 08 Apr Year: 1816 Location: Macassar Age: Status: Midpman, Bombay Marine Will administration: Notes: Transcribed by: British Library India Office Records Reference: Source name: Unspecified Source year: Source edition: Presidency:
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