Search billions of records on Ancestry.com
   

Marine Private William Dempsey (c.1757...1837)

Back to . . .The Royal Marines

  • Born : circa 1757
  • Where Born :
  • Occupation : Soldier / Shoemaker
  • Date Arrived : 26. Jan . 1788
  • Ship Arrived on : " Charlotte "
  • Rank on Discharge : Private
  • Date of Enlistment :
  • Where Enlisted :
  • Date of Discharge : 26. Oct 1791
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Died / Buried : 18. Oct. 1837 age 80
  • Where Died / Buried : New Norfolk
  • Parents Names :
  • Spouse's Name : Jane Tyler
  • Born : 1765
  • Where Born :
  • Occupation :
  • Date Arrived : 1790
  • Ship Arrived on : " Lady Juliana "
  • Date Married : 1794
  • Where Married : Norfolk Island
  • Died : 22. May 1840 age 75
  • Where Died / Buried : New Norfolk
  • Spouse 's Parents :
  • Descendants
    Area Settled :
    Kissing Point . Parramatta
    Children :

    History & Achievements :

    William Dempsey served as a member of the Chatham Company of the Royal Marines.
    Upon his arival in Port Jackson he served as part of Captain James Meredith's Company. Following his discharge he recieved a grant of 60 acres at Cascade Stream Phillipsburg Norfolk Island ,followed by another in 1796 of 60 acres ,he also purchased a block of land 15 acres . December 26th 1809 saw him leave via the ship "Porpoise" for the Derwent where he farmed 21 acres at New Norfolk .
     
     
    References
    Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
    The information is intended for short Historical value only,
    E- mail address
    Refer to Home Page
    Copyright B & M Chapman (QLD) Australia