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Directory Entries for 1874

Extract from the “Bengal Freemason’s Almanac and Diary” for 1874.

This is Charles Kemp Dove, a great-great-great-great-great-grand uncle of Krysta and Teresa. C. K. Dove was also a member of the Freemasons back in 1865.

FREEMASONRY

UNITED GRAND LODGE OF ENGLAND.

OFFICERS FOR THE YEAR 1873-1874

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Calcutta Branch of the RSPCA.

This is Charles Kemp Dove, a great-great-great-great-great-grand uncle of Krysta and Teresa. Probably out of concern at the treatment of cows in warfare, Charles Kemp Dove now helps set up the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals branch in Calcutta.

Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals 1862-1863, Calcutta

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Charles Kemp Dove – Postmaster General of the Bengal Presidency and the North Western Provinces.

This is Charles Kemp Dove, a great-great-great-great-great-grand uncle of Krysta and Teresa. 1867: Charles Kemp Dove seems to be more now that the officiating PMG, is the the PMG of both Bengal and North Western Provinces.

THE ANNUAL REGISTER, OR A VIEW OF THE HISTORY AND POLITICS OF THE YEAR 1861

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Charles Kemp Dove – Army Supplies Master

This is Charles Kemp Dove, a great-great-great-great-great-grand uncle of Krysta and Teresa. In 1857 C. K. Dove was helping supply the British Army during the Indian Rebellion of 1857. He had now become a Post Master General. It is somewhat amusing that they used cows for transport. I wonder what the Hindu view is . . . → Read More: Charles Kemp Dove – Army Supplies Master

The Post Office Guide by C. K. Dove

This is Charles Kemp Dove, a great-great-great-great-great-grand uncle of Krysta and Teresa. Deputy post master general Charles Kemp Dove had written an apparently unofficial guide on how to run a post office in a India.

The Post Office Guide

Act No. XVII or 1854

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Charles Kemp Dove Joins the Horticultural Society of London

This is Charles Kemp Dove, a great-great-great-great-great-grand uncle of Krysta and Teresa, joining the Royal Horticultural Society. He has moved on from working for the Opium Board to the Bengal Post office. I wonder if his interest in Opium Poppies led him to join the society.

Horticultural Society of London

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Charles Kemp Dove – Surveyor

Charles Kemp Dove, a great-great-great-great-great-grand uncle of Krysta and Teresa appears to have started out life as a Surveyor .

In 1833, Charles Kemp Dove worked as a Surveyor on the Great Trigonometric Survey of India. His boss was one Sir George Everest. Nearly 25 years later an extremely tall mountain would be . . . → Read More: Charles Kemp Dove – Surveyor

Of the falling price of Opium

This is Charles Kemp Dove, a great-great-great-great-great-grand uncle of Krysta and Teresa, discussing the falling price of Opium that was mostly being sold to China.

It turns out that Charles, his father and several of his brother-in-laws worked at various times for the Board of Customs, Opium and Salt.

The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany, . . . → Read More: Of the falling price of Opium