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Private James Brindley (c.1788.......)

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  • Born : c. 1788
  • Where Born : Arnold  , Nottinghamshire
  • Occupation : Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 26 August 1826
  • Ship Arrived on : " John Barry"
  • Rank attained : Private
  • Original Regiment Enlisted :Served 83rd Foot Regiment;
  • Date of Enlistment 83rd Foot Regiment;
  • Date of Discharge : 1822 Discharged age 34 from 83rd Foot Regiment;
  • Where Enlisted : Royal Veterans England
  • Date of Enlistment :1826
  • Transferred : Royal Veterans Third Company 25July 1826
  • Date of Discharge : 1830 age 42
  • Where Discharged : Hobart
  • Died :  1847 aged 55
  • Where Died / Buried : Sydney
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  • Spouse's Name : Mary Ann Searcey
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  • Date Married : 25 April 1823  
  • Where Married: Arnold, Nottingham, England
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  • Mary Ann Brindley married James Roberts 1848 Hobart Tasmania.


    BRINDLEY, James ED 93278 Death
    Age at Death: 55
    Index Year: 1847
    Reg Year: 1847 Reg State: New South Wales
    Ref Number: V1847412 32B Parish: Sydney, St Lawrence's, Church of England
  • Descendants

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    Some information supplied by Wayne Cook;
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    Children :
    Samuel James Brindley (.b 1829..Hobart....d.)
    Charlotte (.b 1833.......d1908 ) married  20 June 1849 Thomas Perkins Information regarding Thomas  who was a Chief Constable of Police. In both Bothwell and Evandale where they both died
    History & Achievements :
    Very little is known about Private James Brindley He arrived in Tasmania on 26/8/1826 as a member of Number 3 Company Royal Veterans of Tasmania ( 1826 - 1833) on the ship " John Barry"
    James Brindley’s wife’s middle name is Ann as there is a marriage for Mary Ann Brindley to a James Roberts in Hobart 1848 (Mary Roberts is listed as the grandmother of Harriet Matilda Perkins (Charlotte Brindley’s daughter)  born 1 May 1850 registered in Hobart 1851).
    In the Mercury 24th June 1899 for the 50th Wedding Anniversary for Thomas Perkins and Charlotte Brindley it says Charlotte the only daughter of the late James Brindley of Kangaroo Valley.
     James Brindley went to Sydney (by himself and possibly for work with intentions of returning) NSW 26 Feb 1846 on the Saphire and died in Sydney the next year 1847 as NSW BD&M have a death of James Brindley  denomination: Church of England.  parish: St Laurence's Sydney. buried in the Sydney Burial Ground which is now Sydney Central Station and I am currently trying to find out if his remains are under the station or were one of the ones relocated.
    Church Records for burial
    Hi the transcript of this record follows:
    NSW SR/AO reel 5010 St Lawrence Sydney, County Cumberland 1847.
    #623. James Brindley, abode- Benevolent Asylum, Died 25 August, Buried 27 August, Age 55 yrs, Profession Soldier, Minister I L Galyll(?) very hard to decipher name of minister.
    The Benevolent Asylum was apparently between Christ Church and the cemetery.
    Family Members, Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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