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Maj.-Gen. Sir John Dyer, K.C.B.

Male 1772 - 1816  (44 years)


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  • Name Sir John Dyer  [1
    Prefix Maj.-Gen. 
    Suffix K.C.B. 
    Born 5 Feb 1772  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 4 Mar 1772  St. Margaret's, Westminster, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 2 Jul 1816  Woolwich, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6
    Buried 10 Jul 1816  Plumstead, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I16983  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2020 

    Father Thomas Dyer,   b. Bef 4 Jul 1744,   d. 16 Aug 1800  (Age > 56 years) 
    Mother Mary Smith,   b. 12 Dec 1740,   d. Aug 1775  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 29 Nov 1768  St. Margaret's, Westminster, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7, 8
    Family ID F10360  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Halliday,   d. 11 Mar 1851 
    Married 14 Mar 1795  Charlton, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 8
    Children 
    +1. Sir Thomas Swinnerton Dyer, 9th Baronet Dyer,   b. 10 Dec 1799,   d. 29 Oct 1878  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F10358  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "He was Major General, Royal Artillery, and was present in the following actions, viz. Badajoz, Vittoria, St. Sebastian, Pyrenees, Nivelle, Nive, Orthes, Toulouse, for which he received medals. Created Commander of the Bath, 2 Jan. 1814., and Knight Commander 12 Ap., 1815. He was killed 2 July, 1816, in attempting to stop two runaway horses attached to a carriage containing two ladies, on the Common Woolwich." [E. H. Martin, citation details below.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S863] A genealogical and heraldic history of the commoners of Great Britain and Ireland enjoying territorial possessions or high official rank but uninvested with heritable honors by John Burke. London: Henry Colburn, 1834-38.

    2. [S2176] Burke's Peerage, Baronetage, and Knightage, 107th edition, ed. Charles Mosley. Wilmington, Delaware: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd., 2003.

    3. [S2179] E. H. Martin, "Swinnerton-Dyer Family." Notes and Queries for Somerset and Dorset 10:307; 10:341, 1907; 11:24, 1908.

    4. [S4313] The Collected Letters of Charlotte Smith ed. Judith Phillips Stanton. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2003.

    5. [S2176] Burke's Peerage, Baronetage, and Knightage, 107th edition, ed. Charles Mosley. Wilmington, Delaware: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd., 2003., date only.

    6. [S4313] The Collected Letters of Charlotte Smith ed. Judith Phillips Stanton. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2003., year only.

    7. [S90] Stirnet.com, by Peter Barns-Graham., date only.

    8. [S4313] The Collected Letters of Charlotte Smith ed. Judith Phillips Stanton. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2003., date only.