Sir Richard England

England, Sir Richard, Lieutenant-General, one who advanced the early colonization of western portions of Upper Canada, was born at Lifford, County of Clare. As Captain in the 47th Regiment of British troops, he was wounded at Bunker's Hill. He served with distinction through the American Revolutionary war, and at one time was Commandant of Detroit. He died 7th November 1812.


37a. Biographical Dictionary—American Biography: Francis S. Drake. Boston, 1876.