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Lieutenant Thomas Laycock (Junior) (.1786 ....1823)

Back To . . .The New South Wales Corps. ( Rum Corps. ) "Renamed 102nd Regiment
  • Born : Circa .1786
  • Where Born : Baptised London
  • Occupation :/ Soldier -
  • Date Arrived : 21 September 1791.
    Ship Arrived on : HMS "Gorgon "
  • Rank on Discharge : Lieutenant
  • Date of Enlistment : 30 December 1795
    Where Enlisted : Sydney
  • Date of Discharge : 1810/1
  • Where Discharged : England
  • Left again for England: 12 May 1810
  • Ship left for England " "H.M.A.S Dromedary "
  • Returned : “Fame” 8 March 1817
  • Died : 7 November 1823 age at Death: 37
  • Where Died / Buried : Bringelly / V18235917 2B Parish: Sydney, St Phillip's, Church of England
  • Parents Names : Thomas Laycock b.1756...d.1809) & Hannah Laycock. (nee Pearson ) 1758-1831
  • Spouse's Name (1):  Isobella BUNKER 
    Date Married :  1809 Unofficial  25 Mar 1810 official
  • Where Married : Both at Sydney, St Phillip's, Church of England
    Born :  9 September 1787
  • Where Born :  England
  • Occupation : Soldiers Wife
  • Date Arrived :   1806
  • Ship Arrived on :  “Elizabeth”
  • Left again for England: 12 May 1810  “HMS Dromedary”
  • Returned :  “Fame”  8 March 1817
  • Died :  13 May 1817
  • Where Died / Buried :  Devonshire Street Cemetery Sydney
  • Spouse's Parents :   Eber Bunker 1761-1836 and Margaret nee Thompson died 1808 Sydney
  • Spouse's Name (2):CONNELL, Margaret
  • Date Married :   8 July 1817    
  • Where Married : Both at Sydney, St Phillip's, Church of England
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  • Died :  25 January 1824
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  • LAYCOCK, Thomas EM 547423 Marriage
    Spouse:
    BUNKER, Isabella
    Index Year: 1809
    Reg Year: 1809 Reg State: New South Wales
    Ref Number: V1809877 3A Parish: Sydney, St Phillip's, Church of England
    unofficial Marriage (1)
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    LAYCOCK, Thomas EM 547424 Marriage
    Spouse: BUNKER, Isabella
    Index Year: 1810
    Reg Year: 1810 Reg State: New South Wales
    Ref Number: V181079 5 Parish: Sydney, St Phillip's, Church of England
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    LAYCOCK, Thomas EM 547426 Marriage
    Spouse: CONNELL, Margaret
    Index Year: 1817
    Reg Year: 1817 Reg State: New South Wales
    Ref Number: V18172062 3A Parish: Sydney, St Phillip's, Church of England
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    Descendants

    Some Information supplied by Margaret Smith mmsmith002@bigpond.com.au
    Some Information supplied by Sharon Casey sharoncasey@ah.inspired.net.au

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    History & Achievements :

    Thomas, became an ensign and later lieutenant in the Corps. He was the first white man to cross Tasmania - from Port Dalrymple to Hobart in 1807 He took part in the Rum Rebellion Thomas Jnr married Isabella Bunker, daughter of whaling captain Eber Bunker (an American). He was promoted Captain in the 98th Regiment in September 1811 and served in the American war.
    Arrived in Australia September 21, 1791 on "HMS Gorgon".  An ensign in theNSW Corps in 1795. Supported the Rum Rebellion and rose to Captain in the 98th regiment. Served in the American War 1812-1814, sold his commission and returned to Sydney in 1817.

     
    Descendants

    Information supplied by Sharon Casey sharoncasey@ah.inspired.net.au

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    History & Achievements :

    Thomas, became a lieutenant in the Corps. He was the first white man to cross Tasmania - from Port Dalrymple to Hobart in 1807 with the aim obtaining relief for the famine stricken population in Port Dalrymple. He took part in the Rum Rebellion - reportedly the only man injured (he fellthrough a manhole while searching for Bligh and injured his 'principal joint'). Thomas Jnr married Isabella Bunker, daughter of whaling captain Eber Bunker (an American). He was promoted Captain in the 98th Regiment in September 1811 and served in the American war.
    Arrived in Australia September 21, 1791 on "HMS Gorgon".  An ensign in theNSW Corps in 1795. Supported the Rum Rebellion and rose to Captain in the 98th regiment. Served in the American War 1812-1814, sold his commission and returned to Sydney in 1817.

    Reference 
     (1)  Australian Vital Record Series 1788 - 1905 Discs 1 to 4
    Family Members, Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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