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Sergeant John Baylis (c.1767.........1835)

Back to . . .The New South Wales Corps. ( Rum Corps. ) "Renamed 102nd Regiment
  • Born : c. 1767
  • Where Born : Staffordshire
  • Occupation : Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 29/9/1791
  • Ship Arrived on :  " Active "
  • Rank on Discharge : Sergeant
  • Date of Enlistment :
  • Where Enlisted : England
  • Enlisted :37th Regiment
  • Transfered : 21 July 1789
  • Date of Discharge : April 1803
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Died : 21st July 1835
  • Where Died / Buried : St. Peters Richmond.
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  • Spouse's Name : Elizabeth “Betty” Thomas
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  • Ship Arrived on : " Bellona "
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  • Date Married : 1810
  • Where Married : Sydney, St Phillip's, Church of England
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    Some information Supplied by Tom Wynn wynne@optusnet.com.au

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    Children :

    1 . William Bayliss b: 1794 m: Louisa Ezzy,
    2 . John Bayliss b: 1797 m: Sarah Thomas,
    3 . Edmond Baylissb: 1800 m: Matilda Rollinson.
     

    History & Achievements :

    John Bayliss , from Staffordshire enlisted in the 37th Regiment along with his brother Joseph. Soon afterwards they transferred to the NSW Corps in June 1789. Bayliss left England on the Active in 1791. He was transferred to Norfolk Island in 1793 and returned to Sydney in 1794. In April 1803 Bayliss was discharged from the Corps and was granted 200 acres in the Evan district near his brother. John Bayliss d: 21st July 1835 buried at St. Peters Richmond. For most of his life he lived in the Windsor district. Bayliss married Elizabeth “Betty” Thomas (convict per the Bellona) and they had three children. Elizabeth had an illegitimate son Joseph Thomas that was born on the Bellona .
     
    References
    Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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