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  • the 1825 St Helena List of Inhabitants includes a Thomas Adams. no profession is given. Ed of Falcon
    Ed Storey Jan 31, 2014
  • The East India Register & Directory for 1829 (Inadia Office & Burma office list) as found on Google Books for 1829, page 361 lists James Youd and John Youd. It also lists 3 youngs: Stephen, a farmer; Amoret, a carpenter; and Geo, a carpenter. It is possible one of these is related to the Youngs. Also the YON is close to the Youd. I have found many instances of spelling changes in...
    Ed Storey Sep 22, 2013
  • there is a book, available on Google Books, written by E L. Jackson in 1850. That talks about the demise of Napoleon, including his estate. It is called St Helena: The Historic Island . there is a description of the grounds and there might be (I forget) information about statues and carvings. Ed of Falcon
    Ed Storey Aug 28, 2013
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  • The East India Register and Directory for 1829 lists several Alexanders in its list of inhabitants. (some other years do as well) They are either farmers or widows. The volume is available on Google Books Ed Storey
    Ed Storey Jun 18, 2013
  • Alan asked about another lookup. My advice is to go to the digital microfilm (via Google) for the UK national archives. Under WO 65, there are records, year by year. they can be downloaded and stored on your own computer. There is an index in the back. ECS
    Ed Storey May 31, 2013
  • I looked in the War Office: Printed Annual Army Lists. This is for officers only. If the John Chapman was not an officer, I can't help much. In the 1869 edition (Available at digital Microfilm download from the British National Archive.) There is a Lt. John Fryer Chapman in the 7th reg't of Dragoon Guards. there are also lots of Royal Engineers listed. No doubt, they were deployed...
    Ed Storey May 31, 2013
  • Thank you to all of those who replied to my post. The Captain had been posted to Mauritius for 15 years in the 29th then the 12th regiment of foot. He became unattached 9 June 1848 and was posted to St Helena 21 June 1850. He had a couple of daughters by this time and was almost 40. I don't know if he stopped in St Helena on the way back to England or the exact details of his...
    Ed Storey May 15, 2013
  • there is a book, available in full on Google Books: St. Helena: The Historic Island by E. L. Jackson It does not list everyone in the army during Napoleon's exile but it will help understand the big picture. In addition, Hart's Annual Army List is available on Google Books and Hathi Trust. It came out every year and lists British regiments. From this, you can tell what regiments...
    Ed Storey Mar 15, 2013
  • the East India Register for 1829 in the "List of Inhabitants" for St Helena, lists Rich Scott as a husbandman. There are no other Scotts listed. ECS
    Ed Storey Mar 10, 2013
  • Both the 1825 & 1829 editions of the East India Register list Edward Fowler as "Clerk of the Market" & William Fowler as sup. public sales. I do not know what these titles really meant. Ed Storey
    Ed Storey Mar 8, 2013