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23rd in descent
B. 29 Dec 1808 at Athlone, Ireland Ref.
M. 5 Dec 1839 at Malta Ref.
D. 27 Aug 1873 at Ref.
Daughter of General G Cardew of the Royal Engineers
B. at Ref.
D. at Ref.
Other Marriages. Link:
Harriet Emma Louisa b. 26 Aug 1840 at Cork, Ireland
Anna Maria b. 20 May 1842 at Berbice
James b. 16 June 1845 at
Charles Dalbiac b. 6 Feb 1847 at
Eleanor Constance b.
Leonora Cicely b.


Colonel Robert Pitcairn, twenty-third in descent, the second son of Sir James Pitcairn, was born at Athlone on the 29th of December 1808.  He entered the Staff Corps on the 19th of June 1826.  In February 1829 he Ws transferred to the 12th Regiment.  He exchanged in 1830 to the 7th Fusiliers, and in February 1831 to the 92nd Highlanders.  He was gazetted Captain 6th September 1839, and Major 11th November 1851; Lieut.-Colonel, and appointed Staff officer of Pensioners for the Northern Division in 1857.  Pitcairn married at Malta, on the 5th December 1839, Eliza, fifth daughter of General G Cardew of the Royal Engineers.

Colonel Pitcairn died on the 27th August 1873, leaving two sons and four daughters.



PFH: Constance Pitcairn