Re: Wives of army surgeons in the 19th century
- From: Graeme <Graeme@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2010 07:30:00 +0100
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Charles Ellson <charles@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Thu, 29 Apr 2010 11:08:37 +0100, "Cwatters"
That hints that he might have been in service on convict transports.
"karen" <karen.macleod@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
Any thoughts on how to find the date of death of the wife of a retired
Grace Tertia Carter (nee Chalmers) was wife of John CARTER( who
retired on half-pay October 1817...where? -perhaps Kent England as a
son was born there in December 1817)
A son was born in Belgium in 1819 and a daughter was born in May 1821
(location unknown) so I know she was alive in May 1821 but because
they traveled so extensively I am having difficulty.
Any ideas/info would be much appreciated
Saturday 17 April 1813
On Monday, the Lady of John Carter, Esq. Surgeon of the 73rd Regiment, of a
If he died while his children were still dependant then their birth
information (wherever the births occurred) should be in any records
for a pension application made on behalf of his widow and/or children.
I have one potential relative who was a surgeon on convict transports
and his widow's application for a compassionate pension included a
transcript copy of a Cook Island baptism (the child having been born
at sea) as his wife travelled with him.
The 1st Btn of the 73rd served in NSW from 1810 to 1814.
Also the 2nd Btn 73rd fought at Quatre Bras and Waterloo which might explain
John Carter's subsequent move to Belgium to live.
My genealogy website <www.greywall.demon.co.uk/genealogy/>
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