Sir Octavius Carey E43
son of Jean Careye
and Marie Le Ray
b. 31 May 1785 - d. 13 Mar 1844
Married: 22 Aug 1818
Harriot Le Marchant
b. 28 Nov 1793 - d. 30 May 1877
daughter of Robert Porret Le Marchant
and Mary Ozanne
John Le Marchant (1824-1880)
Martha Le Marchant 1827-1896
Sophia Caroline (1831-1856)
A Mural Tablet to his memory
is on the South Wall of the South Aisle of the Town Church, Guernsey.
Gazetted Ensign in the 11th Foot
Lieutenant the same year
Lieutenant - 3rd Dragoons - Hussars Jun 1801
Captain - 11th Foot 1804
Major - 11th Foot 1809
Brevet Lieut.-Colonel - 1811
Major - 52nd Foot 1815
In 62nd Foot - 1816
In 57th Foot - 1818
Lieut.-Colonel commanding 1819
Colonel - 1825
Major-General - 1837
Made C.B. in 1815
Knight-Commander of the Hanoverian Order 1835.
In command of the Cork District at the time of his death.
Octavius built himself a house at the Castel, Guernsey, where his
family resided after his death. His branch is thus known familiarly
as ' the Cottage' from the name of the house.