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Marine Private Henry Parsons (1768....1819)

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The New South Wales Corps. ( Rum Corps. ) "Renamed 102nd Regiment
  • Born : 29 . Aug . 1768
  • Where Born : Stoke, Damerel, Plymouth
  • Occupation : Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 26/1/1788
  • Ship Arrived on : " Sirius "
  • Rank attained : Marine Private
  • Date of Enlistment : 17. Nov 1776
  • Where Enlisted : Plymouth
  • Date of Discharge : 23 . April 1791
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Enlistment R.N.S.W. Reg : 6. April 1792
  • Rank attained : Corporal
  • Transferred Veteran Corps : April 1810
  • Rank attained : Sergeant
  • Died : 1. May 1819
  • Where Died / Buried : Sydney
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  • Spouse's Name : Mary Swain
  • Born : Circa 1761
  • Where Born
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  • Date Arrived : 1792
  • Ship Arrived on : " Pitt " convict
  • Date Married : 6 Sept 1796
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  • Descendants
    Area Settled :
    Bankstown
    Children :
    1 . Elizabeth Parsons (b.1794 .Sydney ....d.)
    2 . James Parsons (b.1796......d.1808 )
    3 . William Parsons(b.1798.....d)
    4 . Harry Parsons (b.1800......d.1801)
    5 . Sarah Parsons (b.1802.....d.)
    6 . Grace Parsons (b.1805....d.1808)
    7 . Ann Prasons (b.1807...d.)
    8 . Mary Parsons (b. 1811....d.)
    9 . Harry Parsons (b.1813......d.1814)

    History & Achievements :

    Henry Parsons enlisted as a member of the 45th Plymouth Company. He was stationed on board the ship " Sirius" and it was on this ship he left England for Australia. Following his arrival in Sydney, he served as a member of Captain John Shea's company, and being sent to Norfolk Island on the 4th of March 1790 .. Discharging from the marines he enlisted in the Royal New South Wales Regiment . Leaving Norfolk Island via the ship" Supply " . He recieved a grant of 250 acres at Bankstown . Following the Royal New South Wales Regiments recall to England ,he transferred to the Veterans Corps and became a Barrack Sergeant
    References
    Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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