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Captain Thomas Henry Baylis (1792....1853.)

Back to . . 17th Foot Leicestershire Regiment

Information kindly supplied by David Murphy ..........E-mail address ..........Dave d.a.murphy@optusnet.com.au
Descendants

Susan Young syoung@netwit.net.au

Area Settled :
Kishnagur Parramatta., Capertee Valley NSW
 
Children :
1 . Thomas Fulcher Baylis (1822-London ....d. 1867)
2 . Matilda Henrietta Baylis (1822-on board the ship Susan....d.1856)
3 . Ellen Baylis??1824-1824
4 . Henry Edinburgh Baylis 1826-1905
5 . Robert Baylis (b.1827.....d.1857)
6 . Jessie Julia Baylis (b.1829Bradford.....d.1913)
7 . Francis Elizabeth Chatham Baylis (b.1830....d.)
8 . Charles St. John Baylis (b.1832......d.)1832
9 . John Sarson Starkey Baylis (b.1835.Sydney.....d._

History & Achievements :

Henry Baylis had an altercation with a fellow named Morgan and Baylis had his thumb shot off in Wagga Wagga.. Baylis was a long time magistrate in the Edinburgh Castle which is in the City of Edinburgh He arrived in 1832 with his large family & wife Julia,is buried in St John's Church,Parramatta.
Very little is known about Captain T. H . Baylis
1 . Battle of Castalia April 1813
2 . Siege of Tanagena Jun 1813
3 . Blockade of Tanagena Aug 1813
4 . Blockade of Barcelona Apr 1814
5 . Thanked for conduct at prison break out at Perchester Castle Sep 1816
Service abroad 11 Jun 1811- 15 aug 1815 "Mediterranean, ast Coast of Spain"East Indies with 17th Foot 3 Feb 1818- 3 Feb 1823 NSW 29 Jun 1832- 19 Aug 1836
Julia Dorothea Baylis
Her head stone reads as follows
Scared
To the memory of
JULIA DOROTHEA BAYLIS
Wife of T.H.Baylis
Late Capt 17th Reg. who departed
this life at Lishaghm 2nd June 1839
Aged 42 years
She was an affectionate Wife. A tender Mother and sincere Friend

Her grave is located section 1 row D line 10, of St John's Church Cemetery Parramatta

 
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13/04/04