Spouse's Parents :
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
The following information is drawn from regimental records and other
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
1 April - 30 June 1846 - 1st Green Ponds, 2nd Green Ponds, 3rd Hobart
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
Please let me know if you require any further information.