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Colour Sergeant John Richardson Mitchell (1821....1910)

Settled In New Zealand

Back To . . 58th Foot Rutlandshire Regiment
  • Born : 02 April 1821
  • Where Born :   Water St., St.Martins, Stamford, Lincolnshire, England.
    Occupation : Soldier  / Brewery worker, soldier, surveyor ?, school teacher(20 yrs)
  • Date Arrived : 22nd April 1845,
  • Ship Arrived on NZ on the " Slains Castle" to the Bay of Islands.
  • Transferred :
  • Rank on Discharge : Quarter Master Sergeant, Colour Sergeant, Drill Instructor, Pay Master.
  • Date of Enlistment : 21st June 1841.
  • Regimental # : 1466
  • Where Enlisted : Uppingham. North Hampton
  • Date of Discharge : 31st Aug. 1853. (Discharged with Gratuity)
  • Where Discharged : Auckland / New Zealand
  • Died : 17 December 1910
  • Where Died / Buried : : at "Grendon", Gth Sth Rd, Harp of Erin, EllerslieAuckland Bur. Waikaraka, Onehunga, Auckland
  • Parents Names : Thomas Mitchell (b.......d.) and Mary Richardson(b.......d.)
  • Spouse's Name : Julia Maher
  • Born : 1826
  • Where Born : Tipperary, Ireland.
  • Date Arrived : 10th July 1847 in Auckland
  • Ship Arrived on :Pestongee Bomangee
  • Died : 13th Aug 1916
  • Where Died / Buried : 16 Newton Rd, Auckland, Waikaraka, Onehunga, Auckland
  • Date Married : 26th Apr  1847
  • Where Married : St.Johns Church (58ths Headquarters) Paramatta, NSW
  • Spouse's Parents. Sergeant Micheal Maher, 58th,(b.......d.) Sarah (b.......d.)

  • Descendants :
    Information supplied John Mitchell johnrmitchell8@hotmail.com

    Phillipa Garnsey is a decendant of  Micheal Maher.  garnsey@ozemail.com.au

    Area Settled :
    New Zealand
    Children :
     
    History & Achievements :
     
    E- mail address
    bmchapman@iprimus.com.au
    Copyright B & M Chapman (QLD) Australia
    Last revised: March 10, 2004.