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Duke of Cornwall Embarkation List
27th April 1843

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This page is part of the Family History in India website, which is designed to help people trace their European and Anglo-Indian family history in colonial India. This particular page contains the names of soldiers who boarded the Duke of Cornwall bound for Madras on 27th April, 1843. It describes each man, and in some cases, gives details of his wife and children.

The list was transcribed from LDS microfilm #1835691 by Hilda Payne of Masterton, New Zealand.

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Surname 1st names Former Occupation Where born Dare of attestation Where enlisted Age Remarks
Sappers & Miners
COLES Thomas (Actg Qr Mr Serjt) Laborer Frome Somerset 3 April 1841 London 20
GIRSHAM David (Actg Qr Mr Corporal) Laborer Kincardine 1 Nov 1841 Liverpool 27
GORMAN William (Actg Senr Serjt) Laborer Kilkenny 20 Jan 1842 London 30 Note 1
HALKIN? Thomas (Actg Corporal) Cabinet Maker St Michael's Dublin 12 Oct 1841 London 22
KELLY John (Actg Corporal) Laborer Roscommon 15 Jan 1842 Liverpool 20
McCABE Edward (Actg Corporal) Laborer Derry Londonderry 11 Oct 1841 Edinburgh 20
Artillery
ALLWRIGHT Alexr. Laborer Greenwich Kent 1 Dec 1842 London 20
AGAR Richardson Cabinet Maker Joiner Helmsley York 11 Feb 1843 London 24
BAILEY James (Actg Serjt) Cook Newbury Hants 7 Sep 1843 London 26 Note 2
BENNETT John Laborer Yarmouth Norfolk 14 Dec 1842 London 21
BROWN William Mason Newcastle upon Tyne 15 Dec 1842 Liverpool 25
BRIGHAM James Groom Barking Essex 29 Dec 1842 London 21
BROWN John Servant Wigton Wigton 20 Dec 1842 Dublin 24
BROWN James Carpenter and Joiner Hoxton London 23 Dec 1842 Manchester 22 Note 3
BIGGS Samuel Laborer High Wycombe Bucks 31 Dec 1842 London 21
BROWN John Carpenter Glasgow Lanark 3 Jan 1843 London 26 Note 4
BROWN James Baker Birmingham Warwick 20 Jun 1842 Liverpool 25 Note 5
BLAING James Laborer Bath Somerset 4 Feb 1843 London 20
BERRY John Clerk Westport Mayo 28 Jan 1843 Dublin 24
BROSNAHAN Jeremiah Laborer Kanturk? Cork 28 Jan 1843 Cork 22
BARNES William Laborer Ashton under Lyne 1 Feb 1843 Ashton Ur. Lyne 21
BARRACLOUGH Joseph Saddler Wakefield York 11 Feb 1843 London 22
BELL Daniel Laborer Glasgow Lanark 13 Feb 1843 Glasgow 20
BUSHBY George Laborer Stepney Middlesex 10 Mar 1843 London 20
COVENEY James (Actg Corporal) Clerk Canterbury Kent 5 Aug 1843? London 21
CARROLL Michl. Laborer Moate Westmeath 13 Nov ? Athlone 20 Note 6
CHURCH Charles Tanner Speenhamland Berks 1 Dec 1842 London 21
CUNNINGHAM John Laborer Castle Lyons Cork 22 Nov 1842 Cork 21 Note 7
CHAPMAN W. Francis Gunsmith St George's East London 3 Dec 1842 London 20
CAMPBELL Daniel Laborer Killeen Perth 2 Dec 1842 Edinburgh 26
CARROLL Bernard Laborer Moat Westmeath 13 Nov 1842 Athlone 20
CRICHTON Robert Boilermaker Glasgow Lanark 13 Dec 1842 Glasgow 21
COSTOLLO Patrick Laborer Speddle Galway 25 Nov 1842 Galway 24
COLE David Confectioner Jamaica West Indies 10 Dec 1842 Limerick 20
CORRY Richard Clerk Ballymahon Longford 30 Jan 1843 London 20
CUMMINS Edwin Thos. Baker Chatham Kent 4 Feb 1843 London 21
COLLINES Daniel Laborer Cork Cork 3 Feb 1843 Cork 23
COATES John Clerk Kidderminster Worcester 14 Feb 1843 London 20
CULLEN Isaac Miner Lifford Donegal 13 Feb 1843 Glasgow 23
CARRUTHERS Frederick Carpenter Uxbridge Middlesex 1 Mar 1843 London 21
CHAPMAN Jas. Thos. Gunsmith Liverpool Lancaster 6 Mar 1843 London 22 Note 8
CRESWELL John Thos. Clerk St Pancras London 10 Mar 1843 London 21
DOLPHIN Thomas Laborer Easkey Sligo 3 Nov 1841 HM 18th Reg Foot Sligo 19 Note 9
DWYER John Laborer Newport Tipperary 7 Dec 1842 Limerick 23
DARCY Michael Laborer Killman Westmeath 8 Dec 1842 Dublin 24
DUCKETT John Sawyer Preston Lancaster 16 Dec 1842 Liverpool 20
DAVIS James Painter Galway Galway 10 Dec 1842 Limerick 24
DUNBAR William Clerk Edinburgh Midlothian 21 Jan 1843 London 22 Note 10
DAVIS Coleman Laborer Ballyvaughan Clare 11 Jan 1843 Limerick 20
DAMAN Thomas Weaver Kilrea Derry 3 Feb 1843 London 20
DOYLE William Tailor Leighlin Carlow 6 Feb 1843 London 20
DAVIES Thos. Haycocks Porter Manchester Lancaster 9 Feb 1843 Manchester 21
DALTON John Clerk Wexford Wexford 8 Mar 1843 Dublin 20
EWART Samuel Stonemason Moffat Dumfries 9 Feb 1843 London 24
FORSTER Henry Office clerk Warrington Lancaster 20 Sep 1842 London 23 Note 11
FOYSTER James Baker Harling Norfolk 23 Nov 1842 London 29 Note 12
FOLEY James Laborer Wicklow Wicklow 9 Dec 1842 Cork 21
FORSYTH James Gentns. Servant Dumfries Dumfries 12 Dec 1842 Edinburgh 26
FRANCIS George Clerk Truro Cornwall 26 Dec 1842 London 21
FEARNSIDE Henry Laborer Blackburn Lancaster 3 Jan 1843 Manchester 21
GRAY William (Acting Serjeant) Servant Wakefield York 14 May 1842 London 26 Note 13
GIBSON Walter (Acting Corporal) Carrier Burton on Trent Stafford 22 Nov 1842 London 22 Note 14
GEMMEL Samuel Cotton spinner Glasgow Lanark 30 Sep 1842 Glasgow 23 Note 15
GARDINER Patrick Laborer Goran Kilkenny 14 Nov 1842 Waterford 27
GREEN Thomas Laborer Lambeth Surry 26 Nov 1842 London 20
GREEN William Weaver Halifax York 1 Dec 1842 Manchester 24
GORETON David Laborer Glasgow Lanark 14 Dec 1842 Manchester 22
GROOM Samuel Laborer Daventry Northampton 29 Dec 1842 London 20
GROSSMITH George Tanner Westerham Kent 4 Jan 1843 London 21
GOATLEY Henry Groom Windsor Berks 11 Jan 1843 London 20
GILMOUR John Laborer Ballanahinch Down 19 Jan 1843 Glasgow 24
GOODISON John Laborer Wicklow Wicklow 16 Feb 1843 Dublin 20 Note 16
GLANVILLE William Laborer Cullompton Devon 2 Mar 1843 London 20
GIBBON Charles alias Bryson Tailor Londonderry L'derry 4 Nov 1841 Glasgow 20 Note 17
GREEN Simon Laborer Mynoss Galway 8 Aug 1842 Galway 22 Note 18
HENDERSON James Laborer Thurso Caithness 1 Nov 1842 Edinburgh 23 Note 19
HUCHINGS Charles Clerk Hinckley Leicester 2 Jan 1843 London 20
HOWARD Wm. Henry Laborer Whitechapel London 2 Jan 1843 London 24 Note 20
HERBERT James Brick layer Cirencester Gloucester 7 Jan 1843 London 23
HATTER Charles Laborer Wootten Bassett Wiltshire 14 Jan 1843 London 21
HUGHES Michael Laborer Athlone Roscommon 13 Jan 1843 Athlone 26
HOLLYMAN Joseph Butcher Bristol Somerset 31 Jan 1843 London 22
HAWKINS Thomas Farrier Chelsea London 8 Feb 1843 London 20
HARRIS Henry Clerk Maldon Essex 9 Feb 1843 London 22
HARRISON George Laborer Frome Somerset 27 Feb 1843 London 20
HANLY Patrick Laborer Shokestoron? Roscommon 2 Mar 1843 Athlone 21
JEFSON John Mary? (Acting Corporal) Clerk Calvea? Derby 4 Oct 1842 Manchester 20 Note 21
JONES Thomas Laborer Portarlington Queens 30 Nov 1842 Dublin 23
JONES John Laborer Thame Oxford 23 Dec 1842 London 20
JOHNSTON James Tailor Aberdeen Aberdeen 4 Feb 1843 Edinburgh 22
JACKSON William Hatter Stockport Cheshire 9 Feb 1843 Manchester 20
JONES Robert Painter Chelsea London 13 Feb 1843 London 20
IBSON Henry Stonemason Rotheram? York 15 Feb 1843 Manchester 24
JONES Edward Laborer Mold Flintshire 23 Feb 1843 Liverpool 21
JACKSON James Bricklayer Manchester Lancaster 28 Feb 1843 London 24
JOHNSTON Thomas Butcher Athlone Westmeath 5 Feb 1843 Athlone 20
JACKSON James Blacksmith Cripplegate London 2 Mar 1843 London 20
JONES John Laborer Llanbadarn Cardigan 2 Mar 1843 London 20
KNIGHT George Laborer Bridgewater Somerset 13 Jan 1843 London 20
KELLY Edward Laborer Kilkenny Kilkenny 13 Jan 1843 Kilkenny 22
KEATING John Carpenter Birr Kings 31 Jan 1843 Dublin 24
KIRK David Gentns. Servant Dumfries Dumfries 26 Jan 1843 Edinburgh 21
KING Timothy Laborer Cork Cork 23 Feb 1843 Cork 21
KIRBY John Cooper Stepney London 13 Mar 1843 London 23
LONGFOOT James Engraver & Printer Whitechapel London 22 Oct 1842 London 25 Note 22
LEE Thomas Engineer Stourport Worcester 20 Dec 1842 London 21
LESSLIE John Saddler Glasgow Lanark 17 Nov 1842 Glasgow 23 Note 23
LANCASTER Willm. Laborer Carlisle Cumberland 30 Dec 1842 London 22
LARKAN Edward Laborer Tullamore Kings 24 Jan 1843 Athlone 20
LEES John Ord Clerk Fulham London 28 Jan 1843 London 24
LOVE William Miller Petersfield Hants 2 Feb 1843 London 21
McBRIDE Thomas (Acting Serjeant) Laborer Virginia Cavan 19 May 1842 Liverpool 18
MORRIS Mark (Acting Corporal) Farmer Ballymore Galway 11 July 1842 Dublin 21 Note 24
MILLERICK Gerald (Acting Corporal) Painter Cork Cork 28 Oct 1842 London 29 Note 25
McLEAN Archibald (Acting Corporal) Groom Crieff Perth 20 Nov 1842 Liverpool 27
McCARTY Frank Laborer Cork Cork 5 Aug 1842 London 20 Note 26
McGANN William Stonemason Mauchline Ayr 24 Oct 1842 Glasgow 25
MACK Joseph Laborer Chelsea London 30 Nov 1842 London 20
MACNAMARA John Blacksmith Cashill Tipperary 3 Dec 1842 London 23
MILLARD John Shoemaker Bisley Gloucester 6 Dec 1842 London 20
MURPHY Owen Laborer Mallow Cork 29 Nov 1842 Waterford 22
MAHER Denis Laborer Newtown Mount Kenn..y Wicklow 30 Nov 1842 Dublin 26
McMORRAN Robert Moulder Dublin Dublin 10 Dec 1842 Glasgow 20
MURPHY James Laborer Wexford Wexford 12 Dec 1842 London 23
MARTIN John Gasfitter York York 21 Dec 1842 London 20
MILLER James Servant Aberdeen Aberdeen 3 Jan 1843 London 21
MOLONEY Peter Laborer Kilrush Clare 7 Jan 1843 Limerick 24
MORRELL Charles Stoker Bloomsbury London 25 Jan 1843 London 24
McINNES Richd. Blacksmith Tobermory Argyle 2 Feb 1843 Glasgow 23
MACKEY Thomas Laborer Banbridge Down 6 Feb 1843 Glasgow 20
MIELL George Groom Dartford Kent 14 Feb 1843 London 24
McMAHON Stephen Laborer Quin Clare 5 Feb 1843 Limerick 21
McNAUGHTON James Weaver Dumfermline Fife 6 Feb 1843 Edinburgh 21
McFARLANE James Engineer Campsie Stirling 13 Feb 1843 Glasgow 20
MULCAHY John Laborer Fermay Cork 10 Feb 1843 Kilkenny 22
MORSEHEAD Blucher? Bookseller Marylebone London 25 Feb 1843 London 25
MILLER Robert Cooper Chelmsford Essex 2 Mar 1843 London 20
MITCHELL Richard Clerk St Lukes London 3 Mar 1843 London 21
McDUFF John Mason Dingwall Ross 1 Mar 1843 Edinburgh 20
McLEARIE James Weaver Paisley Renfrew 11 Mar 1843 Glasgow 20
NEILSON William (Acting Serjeant) Weaver Dumfermline Fife 11 Nov 1841 Edinburgh 20 Note 27
NEWETT Charles Servant Chelsea London 13 Mar 1843? London 21
O'HARE John Laborer Newry Down 10 Jan 1843 Dublin 23
O'TOOLE Peter Laborer Dublin Dublin 14 Feb 1843 Dublin 20
PREBBLE Michael (Acting Corporal) Laborer Woolwich Kent 23 Nov 1843 London 23 Note 28
PANKHURST William Carpenter Greenwich Kent 5 Dec 1842 London 24
PRIVETT William Clerk Fareham Hants 4? Dec 1842 London 27
POWERS John Clerk Liverpool Lancaster 2 Jan 1843 London 23
PAPWORTH William Painter Lambeth London 19 Jan 1843 London 21
PHILO John Jeweller Islington London 9 Mar 1843 London 21
RIELLY James Laborer Athy Kildare 25 Nov 1842 Manchester 26
RYAN John Laborer Caherconlish Limerick 28 Nov 1842 Limerick 20
RYAN Martin Servant Templemore Tipperary 12 Dec 1842 Cork 21
ROSS James Laborer Lochmaben Dumfries 20 Jan 1843 London 21
ROBERTSON John Laborer Grantown Elgin 20 Jan 1843 London 25
RABBITT Bernard Tailor Wullingar? Westmeath 28 Dec 1842 Dublin 24 Note 29
ROSS William Brickmaker Glasgow Lanark 7 Feb 1843 Glasgow 22
RANKIN Andrew Laborer Katherine Longford 7 Feb 1843 Athlone 21
REILLY William Laborer Derry Donegal 27 Feb 1843 Edinburgh 21
SMITH Thomas (Acting Serjt.) Malster Campbeltown Argyle 17 Nov 1842 London 29 Note 30
SMITH Thomas Wm. (Acting Corpl.) Paper stainer Chelsea London 28 Dec 1842 London 24 Note 31
SNELL John Bricklayer Tunbridge Kent 12 Oct 1842 London 21
SIMPSON John Laborer Wallingford Berks 31 Oct 1842 London 23 Note 32
SMORFITT William Blacksmith Hull York 14 Nov 1842 London 24
SMITH George Laborer Marylebone London 16 Nov 1842 London 20
SMITH Henry Carpenter Saxmundham Suffolk 23 Nov 1842 London 20 Note 33
SANDERSON Charles Saddler Huddersfield York 25 Nov 1842 London 20
STANLEY Charles Butcher Oxford Oxford 28 Nov 1842 London 20
STERRET James Laborer Sligo Leikim? 29 Nov 1842 London 22
SAUNDERS Jesse Blacksmith St Lukes London 30 Nov 1842 London 23 Note 34
SIMPKINS Thomas Laborer Andover Hants 20 Dec 1842 London 20
SINNOTT Martin Laborer Blackwater Wexford 6 Dec 1842 Wexford 20
SMITH Samuel Groom Manchester Lancaster 28 Dec 1842 London 20
SACKEVILLE Samuel Servant Westminster Middlesex 26 Dec 1842 Manchester 26
SHEHAN Daniel Laborer Glin? Limerick 19 Dec 1842 Limerick 24 Note 35
SECKER Bloomfield Laborer Yarmouth Norfolk 7 Jan 1843 London 20
SMITH George Carpenter St Giles London 2 Jan 1843 Manchester 23
SMITH Frederick Laborer Whitechapel London 11 Feb 1843 London 23
STEPHENS Charles Servant Tewkesbury Gloucester 15 Feb 1843 London 22
SHACKELFORD Charles Carpenter Windsor Berks 1 Mar 1843 London 23
STOKES Frederick Clerk Gibralter Gibralter 13 Mar 1843 London 21
TUCKER Thomas Bricklayer Canterbury Kent 30 Nov 1842 London 23
TWOMEY Patrick Woolspinner Cork Cork 18 Jan 1843 Cork 22
TAYLOR John Laborer Downpatrick Down 17 Feb 1843 Dublin 20
UPTON Willm. Christr. Clerk Middleton? Cork 8 Nov 1842 Cork 21 Note 36
WRIGHTMAN John (Acting Serjeant) Shoeingsmith Nottingham Notts 23 Jul 1842 London 18
WILSON Alexr. Brooks (Acting Corporal) Clerk Dumfries Dumfries 27 Jan 1843 Liverpool 21
WARRENER Thomas Laborer Masham York 21 Nov 1842 London 24
WHISTON Francis Joiner Macclesfield Chester 7 Dec 1842 London 21
WORRALL Luke Clerk Limerick Limerick 5 Dec 1842 Limerick 20
WESTON Alfred Jeweller Birmingham Warwick 19 Dec 1842 London 20
WILSON Frederick Laborer Berwick upon Tweed 29 Dec 1842 London 20
WEBSTER Thomas Wheelwright Wigan Lancaster 9 Jan 1843 Bolton 20
WEST David Shoemaker Islington London 7 Feb 1843 London 21
WILLMOTT John Laborer Ware Hertford 11 Feb 1843 London 20
WELLER John Laborer Kingston Surry 28 Feb 1843 London 21
WALSH Patrick Laborer Wexford Wexford 4 Feb 1843 Wexford 20
WOOD William Laborer Leith Edinburgh 15 Mar 1843 Edinburgh 20

Landed at Madras (no date given)

NOTES

Note 1

Rl.H.Guards 4 yrs 93ds …?ing Chase. Wife Ann Children Theresa aged 6 yrs & 5 mos Margt. 8 mos?

Note 2

H.M. 99th Regt Foot 1 yr 110 days Dischd. Purchased

Note 3

Convd. By Depot Ct. Ml. & chd.Proceedgs. attchd. to attestation

Note 4

Disd. 7th & rejoined Depot 25th April 1843. Pardoned

Note 5

Convicted of theft at the Qr. Sessions for the Boro' of Liverpool. ….? Conviction attached to attestation

Note 6

Exd. By Medl. Bd.at Dublin. Proceedgs. attached to attestation

Note 7

Wife Johanna Chd. William aged 16 wks

Note 8

9th Lancers 3 yrs &131 days. Dischd. Purchase

Note 9

Transfd. To E.I. Cos. I. 1 Dec 1842 by authority of the Commr in Chief. Exd. By Medl. Bd. At Dublin. Proceedgs. Attd. to attn

Note 10

84 Regt. 1 yr 132 days. Dischd. purchase

Note 11

Wife Eliza

Note 12

…. 5 yrs 6 mos & 15 days. Discharged purchase

Note 13

E.I.Cos. Arty. 30 ds. Dischd purchase. …. to join Depot 19th May. Joined Depot 16th June 1842

Note 14

Wife Susannah Chd. James 11 weeks

Note 15

Wife Elizabeth Childn. Christina aged 2 years & 10 mos & Willm. aged 11 wks

Note 16

Wife Mary

Note 17

Dischd. Desd. No attestation Desd. 12 Novr. 1841 and joined Depot 8 March 1843. Copy Descn? Return and …?

Note 18

Dischd. Desd. No attestation Desd. 19 Aug & joined Depot 12 Octr. 1842 Exd. By med Bd at Chatham … Procgs. Attd. ……?

Note 19

Wife Isabella

Note 20

Wife Sarah Ann Child Lavinia aged 5 yrs & 2 mos

Note 21

Wife Margaret

Note 22

Wife Mary

Note 23

Dis? Desn no attestn Disd 18 Novr. And joined Depot 24 Dec 1842. Dupl. Cert of Enlist …?

Note 24

Wife Honor

Note 25

H.M. 12th Lancers 7 yrs & 14 ds Dischd purchase

Note 26

Wife Honora Chd Margt. aged ?

Note 27

Exd. By Medl. Bd at Chatham …? Proceedgs. Attd. To attestn.

Note 28

24 Regt Foot 1 yr 40 ds. Dischd. Purchase

Note 29

Wife Elizabeth child James aged 2 mos.

Note 30

2nd Dragoon Gds. & Scots Fusilier Gds. 9 yrs & 284 days. Dischd. purchased

Note 31

2nd Regt. Bombay Eurn. H? Infy. 2 yrs & 4 mths. In the name of Adam Reed. Dischd purchased. Wife Sophia Elizabeth

Note 32

Wife Hannah

Note 33

Wife Mary

Note 34

Wife Catherine Child Thos. George aged 4 yrs & 4 mos.

Note 35

Wife Mary

Note 36

Wife Ann


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