Emily Malcolm Addis, 1860-1941

Emily Malcolm Addis

Emily was the oldest child of Colonel George Malcolm and Emily Frances Miller. Born in Colchester, Essex, England, her family moved frequently, sometimes living in India, where her fatherís regiment was posted, and other times in England.

In 1879 she married David Foulis Addis, in Shahjahanpur, India. Shajahanpur, in Uttar Pradesh, is in the northern part of the country, southeast of New Delhi and south of Nepal. David, 1849-1924, was born in Midlothian, Scotland, the son of Thomas Addis and Robina Scott Thorburn. Educated at Glasgow and Edinburgh Universities, he served as an Indian Civil Servant. David and Emily and their family lived both in India and Edinburgh.

David died in Edinbrurgh in 1924 and was buried there in Dean Cemetery. Emily died in 1941 in Cuckfield, Sussex, England and her burial site is unknown.

Emily and David had six children: David Malcolm, Annie, George Thorburn, Dorothy S., Ronald Forrester and Eric Elrington.

Memorial Gravestone of David Foulis Addis in the Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh, which includes the names of his two sons who died in World War I:

In Loving memory of David Foulis Addis, Bengal Civil service, Died 25th November, 1924, aged 75

And of his sons

David Malcolm Addis, 2d Lieut. Royal Fusiliers, Killed at Messines Ridge 7th June 1917

Ronald Forrester Addis, Act. Captain, 2nd K.O.S.B., Killed in the Somme Battle 3rd September 1916

Addis gravestone, Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh

Related Links
Emily Frances Miller Malcolm, daughter of Joseph Dundas Miller and Elizabeth Tomlinson
Colonel George Malcolm
Descendants of Emily Frances Miller and George Malcolm
Joseph Dundas Miller
Children of Joseph Dundas Miller & Elizabeth Tomlinson
The Miller family

Photo of Emily Malcolm Addis courtesy of May Wady, a Malcolm descendant.
Photo of the Addis Memorial gravestone courtesy of David Scott, an Addis and Malcolm descendant.

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25 November 2019

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