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Private William Frost  (c.1811.......1898 aged 87 .)

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  • Born : c.1811
  • Where Born :
  • Occupation : Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 18th July 1845
  • Ship Arrived on : " Castle Eden"
  • Port Arrived : Sydney
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  • Where Discharged :  Sydney
  • Died : 1898 aged 87
  • Where Died / Buried : buried at Bronti Cemetery
  • Parents Names :
  • Spouse's Name : Lucy nee Robinson
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  • Occupation : Soldiers Wife
  • Date Arrived : 18th July 1845
  • Ship Arrived on : " Castle Eden"
  • Port Arrived : Sydney
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    Date: 12/06/2010 8:16:16 AM
    Subject: Redcoats who stayed
     
     
    William Frost
     
    Arrived with his wife, .  Their first child, Thomas, was born in Sydney in 1846.  Their second child, William, was born in Launceston in 1847.  The third child, George, was born in Sydney.  His birth records show William and Lucy residing at Victoria Barracks in Sydney.
     
    After leaving the regiment, William took a leasehold on a property at Lake Bathurst (near Goulburn).  He later acquired a property (Ravenswood) near Bronti (Windellama near Goulburn).  He died in 1898 aged 87 and is buried at Bronti Cemetery.  Ravenswood remained in the Frost family until recent years.
     
    Robert Carey
     
    The following information is drawn from regimental records and other official documents.
     
    Robert Carey Regimental Number 2144 - Enlisted 3 October 1844
     
    Arrived on the Ramilles 1845.  His real name was Robert CALEY, born 1824 Butley (Orford), Suffolk.  Father was Thomas Caley, mother Elizabeth Manby. 
     
    Robert served:
     
    1 April - 30 June 1846 - 1st Green Ponds, 2nd Green Ponds, 3rd Hobart Town
     
    Norfolk Island between 1 July 1846 and 31 December 1847 and again between 1 April 1848 and March 1849.
     
    18 January - 31 March 1848 - Lanceston
     
    1 April 1849 - 30 June 1850 - Van Diemens Land
     
    July - December 1850 Van Diemens Land and Cockatoo Island (NSW)
     
    Robert resigned from the regiment and was discharged on 30 June 1853.
     
    Robert settled at Lake Bathurst (near Goulburn).  In 1860, he married Matilda Moore who came free per 'Rattler' January 1853.  He and Matilda had 12 children.  Their daughter, Harriet, married William Frost's son, Joseph, in 1893.  Robert died in 1899 and is buried at Lake Bathurst Cemetery.
     
    Please let me know if you require any further information.
     
    Regards
    Sandi Frost


  • Descendants
     
    Some information kindly supplied by Sandi  Sandi Frost
    Area Settled :
     
    Children :
    Thomas, was born in Sydney in 1846. 
    Their second child, William, was born in Launceston in 1847
    The third child, George, was born in Sydney. 
    History & Achievements :
     
      After leaving the regiment, William took a leasehold on a property at Lake Bathurst (near Goulburn).  He later acquired a property (Ravenswood) near Bronti (Windellama near Goulburn).  He died in 1898 aged 87 and is buried at Bronti Cemetery.  Ravenswood remained in the Frost family until recent years.

     

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