Born May 16th 1838 in Quebec city.
Married at Portage-du-fort February 23rd.1857.
to Captain(?) Robert William Harding.
Robert died October 6th 1867 aged 37.
Caroline died December 17th.1892 in Toronto.
Children: Emily Ada (1858); Emma Hester (1860);
George Usborne (1862); Ethel Mary Seton (1865).
|According to the History of the Burmese War (vol 2) by Charles Rathbone Low: On the 3rd January 1852 an expedition was dispatched to Pegu 75 miles north of Rangoon............(supported by) 5 boats from HMS Fox and a a paddle boat from "Moozuffer", under Mr Midshipman Harding. Pegu was captured on the next day with small loss and the fortifications destroyed. Harding's name appears in the list of medals awarded for the engagement. The Moozuffer stuck on a sandbank on the return journey to Bombay. The crew were all rescued and got back to Bombay on Sep 28th. It is not recorded whether his resignation "sick" that year was a result of wounds sustained in the engagement.|