Muster Rolls

From Al Beagan’s

July 25 to 31, 1802″Muster of the regiment under Colonel Thomas Skinner showing Michael Knight in Major Chris Aldridge’s Company and Phillip Knight in Captain Phillip V. Cortland’s Company in the last muster before disbanding in HalifaxJuly 1802. Both Michael and Phillip were shown in Newfoundland.”

Others listed on the muster of Major Chris Aldridge’s Company; Lieut Thomas Dwyer, Ensign Michl Dwyer, Serjeants; Richard McGrath, William Mayo, Daniel Melvin, Corporals; John Jones, Joseph Noel, William Williams. Drummers; Thomas Kelly, Thomas Ryan. Private Men; #1 James Antle, #2 John Brown, #3 Samuel Brown, #4 Roger Bryan, #5 Robert Crant, #6 Robert Courage, #7 James Crofs?, #8 William Dagwell, #9 James Doughney, #10 Wiliam De?, #11 Thomas Evany, #12 Robert F?, #13 John Fury?, #14 John Gaines, #15 John Galphin, #16 George Goff, #17 John ?ant, #18 Richard Herron, #19 Robert Hide, #20 Edward Hitchcock?, #21 Elias Hundle, #22 Nicholas Jurey, #24 Henry Lovell, #25 Michael McDonald, #26 James McManus, #27 George Melmouth, #28 William Pack, #29 John Pardy, #30 Samuel Pinkant, #31 Joseph ? Roberts, #32 Joseph Russell?, #33 Robert Snook, #34 Edward Stanbury? #35 Thos Strickland, #36 Charles Stroke, #37 John Tennant, #38 Geo. Jesse Thrang?, #39 Philip Tippet?, #40 Joseph Waldbridge, #41 James Walkan?, #42 Joseph Walsh, #43 William Walsh, #44 William Webb, William Welch?” 1804?

The new regiment raised by Colonel John Skerrett in July 1803; Michael copied the musters showing John Knight’s earliest entry in 5th Vacant company 28th September 1803 and later in Captain Richard Rochfort’s Company.

From 25 Aug to 24 Sept.; Captain Richard Rochford , drawn on the agent, Lieut. William Blunt? 4/12/9½died 11 Sept., Ensign John Morris 6/18/2½ Recruiting. Serjeants; John Gribby? 25 Aug to 30 Aug 0/6/4½, Garrett Murphy 1/12/11¼, Joseph Monasette 1/12/11¼, James? Shere? 1/12/11¼. Corporals; Andrew Bray 1/1/3¾Recruiting, Joseph Leroux 1/1/3¾, Peter Fitzpatrick 1/1/3¾Recruiting, Patrick Day? 1/1/3¾Transferred from Gothing’s ? Company and promoted?. Drummers; Emanuel Williams 1/0/¼, William ?ogood 1/0/¼, Private Men all at 0/15/0; #1Wiliam Brien or Brun, #2 Richard Barnes, #3 Thomas Burke, #4 William Brannan, #5 James Brooks, #6 Michael Bower? Transferred from Capt. Whelan’s company, #7 James Crute, #8 John Clives, #9 Edward Connor, #10 Ambrose Cook, #11 Bartholomew Collins, #12 James Crofs? Recruiting, #13 John Christopher Detzor?, #14 John Dinney, #15 Michael Dhraon, #16Jacob Green, #17 John Gribby reduced from serg 31 Aug, #18, Thomas Hiscock, #19 John Hutchings, #20 George Janes on furlough, #21 John Knight, #22 Martin Leary, #23 William Light, #24 Denis Leary, #25 Thomas Lake, #26 David Marsh on command, #27 George Malone, #28 John Mullings, #29 Edward Mahony, #30 Charles Myles, #31 Frederick McDonald, #32 Robert Mansfield, #33 Philip Penny, #34 John Petterson, #35 William park 2nd, #36 Thomas Pottle on furlough, #37 Bernard Scheiger, #38 Denis Sheeron, #39 Isaac Smith, #40 Bartholomeu Seymour, #41 John Thompson, #42 John Tobin” End of left page of ledger

partial right side of ledger “Captain Philip V. Cortland, Lieut. George ?, Ensign Elias M?, Serjeants; James Currie, John Hagan?, John Walsh, Richard Roberts. Corporals; Henry Overhause, John McCarthy, Joseph Noel, William Hall, William Landrigan. Drummers; William Haley?, Thomas Connolly. Private Men; #1 ? Andrews, #2 John Beckey, #3 William Berry, #4 mathew Breen, #5 Samuel Brown, #6 William Cheater, #7 Patrick Conlin, #8 Arthur Clarke, #9 John Conway, #10 William Dowling, #11 Adam Davey, #12 Thomas Dowden, #13 William Hunt, #14 Joseph Hall.” End of page PRO Ref.WO12/1102

From The Niagara Memorial of the war of 1812

Under Corporal sometimes as Joseph Noel Sometimes Joseph Neil

Gregory O’Neal from Harbour Grace?

http://www.niagarahistorical.museum/media/RoyalNewfoundlandRegimentofFencibleInfantry.pdf

Other muster rolls without Joseph:

1795 – Brother-in-law Richard Woodfine

http://rnchs.ca/tattoo/muster1795.html

1782 Richard Woodfine Father-in-law (regiment disbanded 1783)

http://www.royalprovincial.com/military/musters/newf/nfcad82.htm

http://www.lib.unb.ca/collections/loyalist/seeOne.php?id=805&string=

1782 Edmund Neil from Harbour Grace?

http://www.royalprovincial.com/military/musters/newf/mrnwfman.htm

Sourcing British Military Information Newfoundland Fencibles:

British War Office Newfoundland Fencible Records

1795 Contents of Overview file

http://www2.swgc.mun.ca/nfld_history/CO194/CO194-39.htm

General Military Records

https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/British_Military_Records#Records_of_Service.

Normandy Garrisons by England in the 1415-50 found by Eric Neil:

http://www.icmacentre.ac.uk/soldier/database/Normandygarrisons.php

More interseting is this list from their database

medieval soldier

 

 

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