I have at long last had some success in trying to trace my 3 X Great
Grandfather & his family. The details I have at this stage are:
It appears that he married Ann RENTON on the island of St. Helena on 23
(OIOC ref. N/6/2/172). She had been baptised there on 24 October 1802
(N/6/2/1), her parents being James RENTON and Sarah CLOUGH, who as a
widower and widow had married on 21 April 1800 (N/6/1/136). Their first
child was a
daughter, Jane, born on 10 October 1819 (and baptised on 14 November -
N/6/2/189); they subsequently had two sons, William and Peter, born
respectively on 9 February 1827 and 4 June 1829 (baptisms recorded @
N/6/3/37 & N/6/3/75).
William Henley is referred to throughout as being a sergeant in the St.
There is no mention of my GGgrandmother Esther (Hesther) HENLEY born St
Helena 16 July 1823 baptised in 1824?
What I would like to know is what other children (if any) were born to
I would like to know his DOB & where he was born?
Who his parents were and where they came from? and
His Service Records I have No dates of where or when he was
Could SKS be able to do lookups for me as I cannot seem to be able to access
the information contained in:
A2A - Nominal and Muster Roll of the St Helena Artillery, Infantry, Invalids
Brian M Morley
Sunny Ipswich Queensland Australia