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Colonel John Herschel, Royal Engineers
c.1838 Born at Cape Town, son of John Frederick William Herschel
1868 Participated in the expedition to observe the solar eclipse
1881 Major, Royal Engineers, 43, widower, living at Cranbrook with Margaret Brodie Herschel 70, Isabella Herschel 49, Matilda Rose Herschel 36, Francesca Herschel 34
Fellow of the Royal Society
1911 Living at Observatory House, 30 Windsor Road, Slough, Colonel Royal Engineers, retired, with 2 of his sisters
1921 Died at Slough