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Private John Roberts ( c.1770....1840)

Back To . . The New South Wales Corps. ( Rum Corps. ) "Renamed 102nd Regiment
  • Born : circa . 1770
  • Where Born : England
  • Occupation : Tobaconist / Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 1792
  • Ship Arrived on : " Britania "
  • Rank on Discharge : Private
  • Date of Enlistment : 1791
  • Where Enlisted :
  • Date of Discharge :
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Died : 30 October 1840
  • Where Died / Buried : Sydney / Early Burial Grounds Sydney
  • Parents Names :
  • Spouse's Name : Sarah Wise
  • Born :
  • Where Born :
  • Date Arrived : 1796
  • Ship Arrived on : " Indispensible "
  • Died : 20 September 1846
  • Where Died / Buried :
  • Date Married :
  • Where Married :
  • Spouse's Parents :
  • Descendants :
    Some information kindly supplied by Helen Hanson
    E-Mail address
    tellig@ozemail.com.au
    Area Settled :
    Sydney
    Children :
    John & Sarah had ten Children

    History & Achievements :

    Very little is known about Private John Roberts except for the following . Following his arrival in Sydney he was posted to Sydney & Norfolk Island. His wife Sarah was transported to Australia as a convict on board the " Indispensible "
    They & their infant daughter Rosanna left for India with the Regiment. John survived to the end of the
    AJCP records despite the cholera epidemic in Fort St George , Madras. He was made a Corporal just before the records ended.

     
    References
    Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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