The Dutch Cemetery in Chinsurah: A Digital Archive of Memories

Adelaide Charlotte Audain

Last Name: 
Audain
First Name: 
Adelaide Charlotte
Grave Plot No.: 
57
Spatial: 
year of death: 
1833
date of death: 
29/08/1833
Nationality: 
Dutch
Age at death: 
17 years and 10 months
Gender: 
Female
Relationships: 
Youngest daughter of Gregory Herklots (Fiscal of Chinsurah).
Full Epitaph: 
"Sacred to the memory of Adelaide Charlotte w/o Lt. J.W.P. Audain H.M. 16th infantry who departed this life at Chinsurah on the 29th day of August 1833 Aged 17 years and 10 months ---------------- We mourn not as those without hope ----------------
Residence: 
Chinsurah
Place of death: 
Chinsurah
Cause of death: 
Presumably died of complications at childbirth
Detailed information: 

Married John Willett Payne Audain on 09.03.1832. [(March 1797- 29.03.1833).(?) J.W.P.Audain was born in Wiltshire, England. Son.of John and Anne Audain. Esq. and lieutenant of H.M. 16th foot regiment. Died at the age of 36]. According to the Military Gazette released on 24 June 1854, J.W.P Audain was promoted to Major. Adelaide Charlotte's father was Gregory Herklots, the fiscal of Chinsurah (See entry). Her first husband's name has not yet been traced.

Tomb built by: 
Simpson and Co.
Photo name/s: 
Photo 2 close up: 
This record has been created by:: 

Purba Hossain