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Private George Kay  (c1748......... )

Back To . . .  The New South Wales Corps. ( Rum Corps. ) "Renamed 102nd Regiment.

 

  • Born : c.1748
  • Where Born : Sheffield, Yorkshire, England in 1748
  • Occupation : Soldier
  • Date Arrived :    16 February 1806   
  • Ship Arrived on :  "Tellicherry " "
  • Port arrived ; Sydney
  • Rank on Discharge : Private
  • Date of Enlistment :  , at the age of 27 in 1775
  • Where Enlisted :
  • Enlistment Details:   31st Regiment
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  • Transfered Date :1800
  • Transfered : 8th Royal Veteran Battalion
  • Transfered : New South Wales Corps
  • Transfered : 8th Company 73rd Regiment
  • Transfered : New South Wales Veterans Corps
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  • Spouse's Name :  Mary Bradshaw
  • Date Married :  4 June 1810 Mary was said to be 31 years of age
  • Where Married : Anglican Church of St. Phillips in Sydney.
  • Born : 1779
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     Mary Ann, 1812 a daughter was born

    History & Achievements :

    History related to George Kay and his wife Mary Bradshaw  

     Lieutenant Grose company

    Kay George Sergeant in the Royal Veteran Company
    1748 Born Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
    1775 Joined the 31st Regiment, age 27 years, served one year as a private
    1776 Corporal - served four years
    1800 Joined the 102nd Regiment, age 50
    1806 Sergeant Kay transferred to the NSW Corps from the 8th Royal Veteran Battalion
    1779 Sergeant - served 19 years
    1806 Arrived NSW per Tellicherry
    1810 Sergeant Kay transferred to the NSW Veterans Corps at age 60
    1812 Sergeant Kay transferred to NSW Veterans Corps, Windsor
    1814 Agreement with Richard Scotlock to purchase house from him (Kay) Col Sec
    1817 Gave evidence in a case against L. May Col Sec
    1817 Nov 22 Subscription to Relief Fund for Hawkesbury Floods.
    1821 Supplied wheat Col Sec
    1822 Report of land and stock held by Kay at Windsor M
    1823 To receive 100 acres in any part of the colony already surveyed Col Sec
    Described as formerly of the Royal Veterans Company (Entitlement Cert. No 30)
    1823 Certificate for entitlement to land Col Sec
    1823 Sergeant George Kay (76 Years) - NSW Veterans Corps Disbanded - Land Grant
    200 acres Wollombi Hunter River - Entitlement Cert.. No 30 and Pension
    1825 Death of George Kay, age 77, Windsor - death recorded in the Muster NSW B/D/M

    Information Supplied by Norma njsheedy@bigpond.com

     
    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: Saturday, 12 June 2010 11:14:07