Portrait of Alister Jamieson

Name: Alister Jamieson

Burial Number: 1171

Gender: Male

Occupation: Gentleman Cadet; Colonel;

Born: 08/03/1847

Died: 20/07/1924

Buried: 23/07/1924


The Jamieson family had a strong military background. Alister’s mother, Anne Mackintosh, married General James William Henry Jamieson, Indian Army, in 1831 at her home town of Inverness. Alister was born in Bengal on 8 March 1847 and baptised at Ludhiana on 22 March. He began his military career at about the age of 19 at the Royal Military School in England as a Gentleman Cadet. Eventually, he joined the Indian Army Staff Corps and served in Bengal reaching the rank of Colonel. On 24 July 1873 he married Geraldine Alice D’Aguilar at Simla, Bengal. They had a son , Gerald Alister, and two daughters, Inez and Sheila Alice, all born in India. Gerald became a soldier. He married Ruth Cobbold, the daughter of the Rev. Cobbold, Chaplain to the Indian Government. In 1916, he died of wounds received at Mesopotamia. Both daughters married soldiers. Inez became the wife of Major-General Sir Jocelyn Percy and Sheila married Lt. Col. Alfred Hutton Radice DSC. When Alister retired to England he lived at ‘Fairstowe’, Lyncombe, Bath, Somerset and ‘St. Kilda’, Hewlett Road, in Cheltenham, before coming to ‘Arden’, Shakespeare Road, Worthing, where he died on 20 July 1924.

Researcher: Angela Levy

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 6 Plot: 18

Exact Location (what3words): skin.swing.manual

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In memory of Colonel Alister William Jamieson late of Indian Army born 8th March 1847 died 20th July 1924. And of Geraldine Alice his wife (nee Daguilar) born 23rd April 1848 died January 20th 1932

Further Information


Name: Alister William Jamieson

Gender: Male

Born: 08/03/1847

Town: Unknown

County: Unknown

Country: India


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 24/7/1873

Spouse First Name: Geraldine

Spouse Second Name: Alice

Spouse Last Name: D'Aguilar

Town of Marriage: Simla

County of Marriage: Unknown

Country of Marriage: India

Information at Death

Date of Death: 20/07/1924

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Arden

Address line 3: Shakespeare Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £9509 12 s 11 d

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


‘Fairstowe’ Lyncombe, Bath, Somerset
Alister William Jamieson, 54, head, Colonel HM’s Indian Army (Indian Staff Corps active ?);
Geraldine Alice Jamieson, 52, wife; Inez D’Aguilar Jamieson, 26, daughter; Sheila Alice Jamieson, 18, daughter;
plus a cook and a housemaid

Miscellaneous Information

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