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1826Re: St Helena Muster lists

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  • WhoKnows
    May 10, 2013
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      Can you tell me I can find this list on the Friend's website? I cannot seem to find it.

      --- In st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com, "Colin" <colin@...> wrote:
      >
      > For your information, the Friends of St Helena will shortly be adding a
      > transcription of the 1819 and 1827 muster lists of soldiers/officers serving
      > on St Helena in these years. The list includes name, rank, age, where they
      > originated from (country ie England, Wales etc and sometimes the County),
      > their previous occupation, the ship they arrived on and the year of arrival
      > on the island, where they had previously served (many were ex British Army,
      > some were from India) and their date of enlistment. The names will be
      > available for all to see but the other details will only be available to
      > members of the Friends. There are many other benefits of joining the Friends
      > see www.fosh.org.uk
      >
      > for more information.
      >
      >
      >
      > Regards
      >
      >
      >
      > Colin Fox
      >
      >
      >
      > From: st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com
      > [mailto:st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of debzadon
      > Sent: 03 January 2012 09:57
      > To: st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] Re: Storey, Charles Robert, Captain
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Ed, Just to add to the discussion.
      > My relative - a British soldier - John William Barrington Browne (born in
      > Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England 1800) - had a relationship with a local
      > woman while stationed on St Helena Island. Her name was Anne Retta and they
      > subsequently had an illegitimate (apparently) child: Anne Browne (b1833 St
      > Helena Is). Anne Browne is my second great grandmother she was brought up by
      > her uncle Sir Thomas Gore Browne.
      > I would be very interested in any information you find helpful regarding
      > British soldiers on St Helena. I haven't found any census info in the
      > archives pertaining to St Helena as yet.
      >
      > Deborah R
      >
      > --- In st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:st-helena-genealogy%40yahoogroups.com> , "Adele" <amclenn1@>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > I can tell you that my husband's gt grandmother was born on St Helena and
      > her parents came from England. I wish there were more records - although a
      > distant cousin did get birth records for her and her brother.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > From: frankfcraig@
      > > Sent: Monday, January 02, 2012 9:54 AM
      > > To: st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:st-helena-genealogy%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > Subject: Re: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] Storey, Charles Robert, Captain
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Hi Ed,
      > >
      > > I have a suspicion that they were probably comprised mainly of local St
      > Helena men and farmers who were conscripted into the Army. Any wives would
      > thus be local.
      > >
      > > Out with officers, I couldn't see the Army paying for families to be moved
      > or to live abroad.
      > >
      > > There may be Army records, base (Army base) records and censuses that you
      > could access.
      > >
      > > St Helena's census records would be included in the UK census.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Sent using BlackBerryR.
      > >
      > > ----------------------------------------------------------
      > >
      > > From: "Ed Storey" <ecstorey@>
      > > Sender: st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:st-helena-genealogy%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > Date: Mon, 26 Dec 2011 19:33:07 -0700
      > > To: <st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:st-helena-genealogy%40yahoogroups.com> >
      > > ReplyTo: st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:st-helena-genealogy%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > Subject: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] Storey, Charles Robert, Captain
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > I am trying to learn more about the "norms" of English soldiers in the St
      > Helena Regiment. (My interest is in the 1845 -1855 period)
      > >
      > > 1) Would they typically bring their families with them?
      > > 2) Might there be any records of the families? (like rolls or newspapers)
      > > 3) Are there any enumeration lists from censuses like 1851, 61, or 71?
      > > 4) Are there any almanacs, directories, or similar extant?
      > >
      > > Thank you in advance for any help.
      > >
      > > Ed Storey
      > >
      >
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