Tag: Mr Edward Elliot

  • When Mrs Napier eloped with Mr Elliot

    On 22nd January 1838, Isabella Napier, wife of Col Johnstone Napier of the East India Company, left her home near St George‚Äôs Cathedral. After she, her youngest daughter and an ayah had got in to a hired coach, Veerasawmy, the coachman was instructed to drive to the Adyar residence of Edward Francis Elliot, Chief Magistrate…