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Private William Close (.1788....1853.)

Back to . . . Surnames 2nd Veterans Company Regiment of Foot :Newcastle 1826 - 1833

  • Born : 1788.
  • Where Born : Ripon, Yorkshire
  • Occupation : Soldier
  • Regimental Number :
  • Date Arrived : September 1826.
  • Ship Arrived on : " Orpheus "
  • Rank on Discharge : Private
  • Date of Enlistment : 1825
  • Where Enlisted : Chatham
  • Date of Discharge : 24th July 1829
  • Where Discharged : Newcastle
  • Regiment Prior to Royal Veterans: 7th Hussars as a "sergeant of horse"
  • Died : 10th Oct 1853.
  • Where Died / Buried :Armidale
  • Parents Names :
  • Spouse's Name : Frances/Fanny JOHNSON
  • Date Married : 14 Jan 1836
  • Where Married : Maitland.
  • Born : b. 1813
  • Where Born : Lincolnshire
  • Occupation : Kitchen Maid, Country
  • Date Arrived : 6 Sep 1835 Age 22
    Ship Arrived on : "Mary III" 
  • Tried at Lancaster Quarterly Sessions on 2 Mar 1835, sentenced to 7 years.
    Died : 22 Feb 1866
  • Where Died / Buried : Blandford, Murrurundi, NSW and was buried 24 feb in Haydonton, NSW.
  • Spouse's Parents :



  • Descendants

    Information supplied by Mari Viertel mari@viertel.org

    Area Settled :
    Maitland area
     
    Children :
    1 . Mary Ann CLOSE (b 1836......d ) married Jacob MOULE (b........d.)
    2 . Caroline CLOSE (b 1839......d ) married Robert ALLEN (b........d.)
    3 . Fanny CLOSE (b 1841......d ) married George WILLIAMS (b........d.)
    4 . William CLOSE (1844......d )

    History & Achievements :

    E- mail address
    bmchapman@iprimus.com.au
    Copyright B & M Chapman (QLD) Australia
    Last revised: January 04, 2005.