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PostSubject: Maj. Robert Alexander Ogilby of Pellipar, Londonderry 1882   Thu Oct 15, 2009 10:03 am

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Major Robert Alexander Ogilby of Dungiven and Limavady, County Londonderry:
He married Sarah Wheeler, daughter of Reverend George Bomford Wheeler, a founder of the Irish Times, a TCD classic scholar ande contributor to Dickens' magazine "All Year Round"

Biographical note;
Captain R.A. Ogilby JP DL for County Londonderry
of Ardnargle and Pellipar (1850-1902)
captain 4th King's Own Regiment
took part in the Zulu war (1879, medal)
The Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 remains one of the most dramatic in both British and southern African history, and has been immortalised in at least two feature films, ZULU and ZULU DAWN.
Captain RAO owned land at Woolwich, which he acquired, from the Skinners Company.
Ogilby Street in Woolwich is named after him.
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PostSubject: Re: Maj. Robert Alexander Ogilby of Pellipar, Londonderry 1882   Wed Dec 09, 2009 8:11 pm

The home of Maj. Robert Alexander Ogilby

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PostSubject: Re: Maj. Robert Alexander Ogilby of Pellipar, Londonderry 1882   Wed Dec 09, 2009 8:36 pm

What can I say. Ever thought about becoming an estate agent. scratch Brillient.
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PostSubject: robert ogilby   Thu Dec 10, 2009 5:37 am

hi ctsg.
You beat me to it :) , not only does 1879graves locate their resting places , he is now branching
out to locate their living qtrs as well. I can see a career change :lol!: :)
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PostSubject: Re: Maj. Robert Alexander Ogilby of Pellipar, Londonderry 1882   Sun Apr 09, 2017 9:50 pm

"The Ogilby family has had a proud military tradition: Major Robert Alexander Ogilby married Sarah Wheeler, daughter of Rev George Bomford Wheeler, a founder of the Irish Times, TCD classic scholar and contributor to Dickens' magazine, "All Year Round"; a DL for County Londonderry; captain 4th King's Own Regiment; and took part in the Zulu war (1879, medal)."

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