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Private Joseph Bilson (1792....1872.)

Back to . . .Royal New South Wales Veterans Regiment ,
  • Born : 9 . January . 1792
  • Where Born : Derby
  • Occupation : Soldier
  • Regimental Number :
  • Date Arrived : 18 . August 1826
  • Ship Arrived on : " John Barry"
  • Rank on Discharge : Private
  • Previous Service : :12th Regiment
  • Date of Enlistment :12th Regiment (Suffolk) as a Private.
  • Where Enlisted : England / Chatham
  • Date of Discharge : 12th Regiment pensioned on 27 Jan 1817
  • Enlisted Date:  Royal Veterans 1st detachment  Co on 1 January 1826
  • Where Enlisted Veterans:England / Chatham
  • Date of Discharge Veterans::24th Nov. 1829
  • Where Discharged Veterans: Launceston Tasmania
  • CommentsArmy Discharge :
  • Died :  15th June 1872
  • Where Died / Buried : old C of E  Cemetery, Cypress St. Launceston Tasmania
  • Parents Names : James Bilson (b.......d.) m 23. Sept .1776 Sarah Cockram (b.....d.)
  • Spouse's Name : Mary Allen
  • Date Married : 29. June 1818
  • Where Married : St Alkmund Derby, Derby England.
  • Born : Circa 1798
  • Where Born :
  • Occupation :
  • Date Arrived : 26/8/1826
  • Ship Arrived on : " John Barry"
  • Died : 10th October 1873
  • Where Died / Buried : old C of E  Cemetery, Cypress St. Launceston Tasmania
  • Spouse's Parents :
  • Descendants

    Some information supplied by Kate (direct descendent) Hobart. Tas. tha91339
    Some information supplied by Tricia   , lsullivan@vtown.com.au
    Some information supplied by Ian   ian.wilson@oeapl.com.au
    Area Settled :
    Launceston Tasmania
    Children :
    1 . Mary Ann 11 March 1819 in Samuel Storey 1835 in Launceston.
    2 . Ann b 1823... 1823
    3 . Joseph, was born in  Derby(b.3 April 1824  ....d. 1860 - PT SORELL, Tasmania, Australia [f] ) m Eliza Craig in Melbourne 1847 LAUNCESTON, Tasmania, Australia ( to ELIZA CRAIG )
    4 . Elizabeth Bilson (b.1827 Hobart .....d. ) m 1847 - LAUNCESTON, Tasmania, Australia ( to WILLIAM SCOTT ) William Scott (b 1825 .....d.)
    5. George Bilson (b.1829 Georgetown Tas.1829 d Victoria 1910
    6 . Sarah Dinah Bilson (b.1833 ....d.1901 Beaconsfield Tas ) .m 1853 - LAUNCESTON, Tasmania, Australia ( to WILLIAM ANNEAR )
    7 . John b Launceston 1839 (never married) d Launceston 1923.
     

    History & Achievements :

    Private Joseph Bilson began his military career as a member of an Unknown Regiment. Joseph would have discharged in England and enlisted in the Royal New South Wales Veterans Company Regiment (; service in Australia ; 1810 - 1823 & 1826 - 1833) arriving in Australia as part of the Number 3 Company Royal Veterans of Tasmania 1826 - 1833 . These men arrived in Van Diemans land 26/8/1826 on the ship " John Barry" It looks like he was married in Derby, England, in 1818, went to Tasmania in 1818/19, returned to England in 1824/25, and joined the Veterans Corp 8 December 1825, arriving back in Tasmania on the ship John Barry, 26 August 1826. 

    References
    Family Members,  Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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    Last revised: Friday, 29 May 2009 11:45:31