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Any names or data that I come across in my research that I think might help others I will post on this page. If you have any information that you think might help other people & would like to have it posted on this page just send me an email.

Waterloo Medal Roll
 
I only noted down the 11th Light Dragoons & 3rd Battallion 14th Regiment of Foot whilst researching a couple of my ancestors & have put them on my British Family History website. Several of these soldiers that fought at Waterloo went on to serve in India with these regiments. Just click the link to view the names.
 

Click here to view the Waterloo Medal Roll

Pilot Services
List of Branch Pilot's from 1847-1888, showing the date on which they joined the Service. Taken from "On The Hooghly" by Malcolm Hamilton Beattie.

Initial Surname

Date Joined Service

S. Ransom 1821
J. Bartlett 1823
W.R.T. Stout 1826
J. Keymer 1827
J. Higgins 1828
J.M. Hamilton 1834
C.A. Beaumont 1835
R.F. Barlow 1835
J.P.T. Porter 1835
W. Lang 1835
T. Smart 1836
J. Hooper 1837
G.B. Smart 1838
A.P. Sandiman 1839
J.B. Filby 1836
C.W. Warden 1837
C. Rogers 1842
H.S. Ranson 1841
W. Davis 1841
G. Noaks 1841
W.H. Fielder 1841
J.A. Ralph 1841
G.B. Youngs 1842
W.H. Gill 1843
C. Howell 1842
W.E. Revett 1842
J. Vincent 1842
A. Scott 1843
G. Collins 1843
W. Lloyd 1843
W.J. Etheridge 1842
T. Gernon 1843
J.C. Priddle 1843
G. Saunders 1843
B.K. Revett 1843
A. Bond 1843
C.G. Smyth 1843
G. Lord 1843
W.F. Stone 1844
R.B. Yates 1845
H.A. Merritt 1846
C.B. Ransom 1847
R. Scott 1847
R.M. Daly 1848
C. Matson 1850
O.H. Bensley 1851
R.S. Long 1851
A.J.B. Milner 1852
J.P.B. Le Patourel 1845
R.S. Evans 1852
O. Lash 1853
R.C. Rutherford 1853
C. Heard 1853
J.R. Wells 1854
J. Taylor 1854
W.H. Lindquist 1854
H.J. Philips 1854
J. Dyer 1855
J. Barnett 1854
W.O.B. West 1853
W.K. Douglas 1856
F. Ancell 1856
D.J. Scott 1856
W.A. Symons 1856
R. Rusl 1857
C. Collingwood 1857
S. Ransom 1857

List of men who have joined since S. Ransom, showing the date on which they joined.
 
L=Licensed Pilot's
C=Covenanted Pilot's

 

 
L D.F. Miller 1858
C J.S.S. Sherman 1857
C C.S. Mills 1857
C G.M. Anderson 1858
L S.R. Elson 1861
C A. Hough 1858
C F.F. Collingwood 1858
C E.F. Hudson 1859
L R.A. Wortley 1862
L H. Lindquist 1863
C J.T. Broadhead 1859
C T. Reddie 1859
C F.T. Rayner 1859
C G. Burn 1860
C J. Christie 1860
L M. McCaskill 1859
L L.P. Goodwyn 1863
L F.C. Cooper 1863
C W.R. Williams 1861
L C.A. Lidstone 1865
L F.D. Bellew 1865
C N.T. Wawn 1860
L P. Paulson 1864
L J.D. Bennett 1865
L J.H. Jones 1861
L R.H. Shelverton 1867
L A. Marshall 1876
L W.T. Wawn 1876
L A. Mauger 1876
L W.B. Ewin 1876
L H. Huntly 1876
L L.F.G. Smyth 1876

From 1877-1893 the Service recruited from the training ships Worcester and Conroy.
 
C.C. Collingwood 1877
A.J. Gillman 1877
C.G. Stock 1877
H. Bent 1877
J. Kirkman 1877
F.L. Puttock 1877
F.T' Paine 1877
H.M. Cox 1878
M.H. Beattie 1878
G.F. Alexander 1878
E.J.A. Shaw 1879
R.A. Hopkins 1879
A.W.J. Turner 1879
J.C.M. Skinner 1877
H.V. Allen 1879
W.H. Ridler 1880
W. Collingwood 1880
F.H. Butler 1879
S.T. Porter 1880
L.A.B. Mackinnon 1880
W.L. Cousens 1881
E.W.J. Bartlett 1878
I.S. Wells 1882
P.W. Anketell-Jones 1882
J.J. Page 1882
J. Sherman 1883
E.O. Manning 1883
J.F.D. Ball 1884
G.U. Mellard 1884
H.S. Tozer 1884
T.S. Earl 1885
W. Bryant 1886
C.G. Budge 1886
G.F. Thorpe 1886
H.E. Mackenzie 1887
J.H. Lindquist 1887
S.J.K. Chase 1887
C.F. Keys 1887
W.H.D. Allison 1890
R.S. Smyth 1890
H.D. Lindquist 1890
J.F. Fox 1891
E.P. Bryant 1892
R.S.M. Curran 1891
H.G.H. Bartlett 1892
H.G. Fox 1892
H. Ancell 1892
F.W. Moore 1893
J. Hudson 1893
A.W. Michie -
P.J. Wilson -
H. Ancell -

After H. Ancell was recruited the Service decided to recruit men who had served time at sea and passed the Board of Trade examination for Second Mate.
 
A.F. Paull
E.A. Ward
A.J.R. Coachafer
C.E. Champness
S. Prior
S.A. Glanly
A.J.W. Ward
H.A. Cooper
S.H. Reaks
J.D. Allison
W.L. Allnutt
F. Lungly
C.T. Parke
A.H. Mauger
F.J. Fisher
C.A.D. Greenland
C.B. Owens
A.J. May
C.W.H. Ansell
H.L. Emmerson
V. Cooper
W.H. O'Brien
F.T. Hart
E.G. Bacon
G. Golding
D.I. Halford
G.S. Scoby
A.H. Dove
P. Ridly
D.L. Vine
J.C.P. Rawlins
F.H.A. Lendrum
L.J. Macdonald
W.C. Mayston
W.M. Taylor
J.S. Davis
W.R. McClymont
G. Purrott
G.T. Labey
E.E. King
*N.E. Garnett
*1916, was Junior Branch Pilot when Malcolm H. Beattie wrote the book.

Change of Names
The following names are from "Index to Change of Names 1760-1901 for UK and Ireland" by W.P. Phillimore and Edward Alex. Fry.

 
Aberigh-Mackay : Mackay, Rev. J., Senior Military Chaplain of Bengal
Estab. at Meerut, Bengal, India. late of Penang in the Straits of Malacca. Times, 2 dec., 1823.

Ball-Acton : Acton, C., Major and Brev. Lieut.-Col. 51st Light Infantry, at Dalhousie, India. Times, 2 June, 1875.

Burghardt-Hardcastle : Burghardt, C.J.D and C.A.L., of Munich, and F.E., Officer in Indian Army. Times, d.p., 2 Jan., 1888.

Chauntrell : Faithfull, F.D.. esquire, of H.M. Uncovenanted Civil Service, Bombay, India, formerly practising as a solicitor in London and afterwards at Bombay. d.p., 3 Aug., 1865.

Duff-Gillespie : Gillespie, S., Vetnary. Capt. in H.M. Forces at Mhow, Central India. Times, 15 March, 1893.

Elliott : Johnson, J.A., now a stud. of Wesleyan Theolg. Instn., Richmond, Surrey, late of Benares, India. Times, 16 Jan., 1882.

Goldwyer-Lewis : Lewis, A.G., formerly Archdeacon of Bombay, India, now of Bushmead Avenue, Bedford. Times, d.p., 21 Nov., 1891.

Harris : Hardy, T., of Tuticorin, India. Times, 18 Jan., 1864.

Hill : Buscomb, J.H., of Park Villa, Trelights, Cornwall, gent., formerly of Bombay, India, stevedore. Times, d.p., 4 Sept., 1893.

Luck : Locke, C.A., late Lieut. R.M. Light Infantry, now in Punjaub, India. Times, d.p. 22 May 1890.

Luck : Locke, W.H., formerly of Kent, England, but now of Bombay Military Police, at Jalgaon, Bombay, India. Times, d.p., 29 May, 1891.

R. Tamplin : Miller, R., of Travancore, S. India, temp. residing at 53, Bedford Gardens, Kensington, Middlesex, tea-planter. Times, 13 Nov., 1893.

Mottet de la Fontaine : Mottet, E.H., late of Hassan and Shimoga, India, n
ow at Dieppe, France, retired Col. Times, d.p., 21 June, 1880.

Rutherfoored-Reade : Rutherfoord, P.A., of Ballymena, co. Antrim, lieut., now quartered at Dinapore, India. Times, 28 Sept., 1889.

Spence, J.E. : Spence, E.L.W., of 6, Almorah Cresent, Jersey, F.R.C.S.E., L.R.C.P.E., Surgeon-Major in H.M. Indian Army.

Stewart-Wilson : Wilson, C., of N.W. Bengal, India. Times d.p., 11 March, 1887.

Tagg-Arundel : Tagg, A., B.A., of the Madras Presidency, India. Times, 11 Aug., 1870.
Higgs-Haven : Higgs, S.C., of Ceylon, agent of the Oriental Bank Corporation in Point de Galle, now residing at Westleigh, co. Devon. Times d.p., 31 Oct., 1870.

Gow : Gow Smith, W., of Assam, E. Indies, now of Gt. Tower Street, London, tea planter. Times, d.p., 8 Sept., 1879.

Lamour : Lazarus, D.A., of 61 Bentick Street, Calcutta, E. Indies, accountant. d.p., 5 Feb., 1881.

Lamour : Lazarus, C.F., of 61 Bentick Street, Calcutta, E. Indies, cabinet-maker. d.p., 5 Feb., 1881.

Lamour : Lazarus, F.D.A., of Calcutta, E. Indies, accountnt. Times, d.p., 9 March 1881.

McHarg : Hart, W., Quarter-Master of H.M. 44th Reg., at present stationed at Belgaum, East indies. Times, d.p., 18 March, 1865.

Steer-Watkins : Steer, P.W., formerley of Lahore, E. indies, now of 411, Mare Street, Hackney, Middlesex, gent. Times, d.p., 2 Aug., 1871.

Vyse : Vice, C.F., Lieut. 41st Bengal Nat. Infy., in E. Indies. Times, d.p., 22 Nov., 1876.

Leslie-Miller : Miller, L.J.H., of the I. of Java and of Hurst House, Hurst, Bucks, merchant. Times, d.p., 17 Nov., 1893.

From the ships log of the "Streatham" departing from Gravesend 7 Feb 1819 & arriving at Diamond Harbour 11th July 1819.

Captain of the ship was Captain John Dale.

Sunday 21st March 1819
Ann Derlin wife of Corporal Derlin was safely delivered of a daughter.

Monday 10th May 1819 6pm
Departed this life Sarah Stevens daughter of Robt Stevens H.M. 11th Lt. Dragoons.
Noon
Committed the body of the deceased to the Deep with the usual ceremony.

Friday 14th May 1819
Departed this life Eliza Gibling Daughter of Private Gibling 11th Lt. Dragoons.
Noon
Committed the body of the deceased to the Deep with the usual ceremony.

Monday 17th May 4pm
Fell overboard John Granger Private H.M. 11th Lt. Dragoons towards a boat, but unfortunately did not save him.

From the Ships Logs of the "Royal George" departing from  Portsmouth 19th June 1807 and arriving Madras 6 Nov 1807.
 
The Captain of the ship was Captain Charles B. Gribble.

Saturday 4th July 1807 2pm
Departed this life William Belwood Private with H.M. 14th Regt. of Foot. At 8am Committed the deceased to the Deep with the usual ceremony. (I think there is an error in the log & 2pm should be 2am)

Tuesday 14th July 1807 3am
Eliz Hartley wife of Serj Hartley of H.M. 14th Regt. of Foot was delivered of a Daughter.

Thursday 23rd July 1807 2pm
Departed this life Charles Williams son of Serjt Williams of H.M. 14th Regt. of Foot. At 6pm Committed the deceased to the Deep with the usual ceremony.

Monday 31st August 1807 5am
Departed this life Rd Barratt Private soldier of H.M. 14th Regt. of Foot. At 10am committed the Deceased to the Deep with the usual ceremony.

Wednesday 16th September 1807 4pm
Mary Wilcox wife of Wm Wilcox Private in H.M. 14th Regt. of Foot was delivered of a son.

Monday 12th October 1807
At 1/4 before 11 pm the Officer of the watch was walking the front of the poop heard the report of a pistol from the forecastle when he immediately ran forward & found Mr. Matthews 5th Officer shot through the head by Lieut. Robinson of H.M. 14th Regt. of Foot. Captn. Gribble was immediatley informed of the dreadful circumstances. A.M. Committed the body of the deceased to the Deep with the usual ceremony. (Next day there was a mention of an enquiry held, but not the outcome).

Thursday 29th October 1807 2pm
Departed this life Jane Foster Daughter of Wm Foster Private 14th Regt. of Foot. At 7 committed the Deceased to the Deep.
9pm Died Benj. Betts Private of H.M. 14th Regt. of Foot. 8am Committed the deceased to the Deep.

23rd Regiment N.I. Bombay
 
The following information was kindly sent in by Shafeeq. Additional information is given in the original copies, such as date of rank & place of birth, but I have omitted this information for space reasons. If you would like further details click View Image below the entries or email Shafeeq or myself.

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Geo. J. Wilson
Major S.O. in charge 23rd Regt. N.I.
List of the European Officers in the Honble Company 23rd Regiment N.I. on the Bombay Establishment as the same stood on the 31st Oct 1835
 
Rank Names Age The Post they Hold Remarks
Colonel A. Aitchison - - On Furlough to Europe
Lieut. Colonel C.B. James - Deputy Commissary General at Bombay
Major G.J. Wilson 47 In Charge of Regiment
Captain C. Newport 43 - On Furlough to Europe
Captain J. Scott 35 - -
Captain H. Lyons 33 - -
Captain J. Outram 32 Comdg. Condesh Bheel Corps -
Captain J. Watkins 34 - -
Lieutenant A.P. Lemessurier 37 - On furlough to Bombay
Lieutenant J. Liddell 31 Quarter Master -
Lieutenant P.T. French 30 Bheel Agent in Candesh -
Lieutenant S. Parr 31 - On Detachment at Antiulcote
Lieutenant E.W. Cartwright 27 - Sick leave to Nilghurries
Lieutenant F.H. Brown 27 Fort adjutant at Assurytur (?) -
Lieutenant F. Stock 24 Adjutant -
Lieutenant I. Sinclair 25 - On furlough to Europe
Ensign R. Travers 23 - On furlough to Europe
Ensign J. Forbes 22 - On Det. at Antiulcote
Ensign H. Fenning - - Doing duty with 22nd Regt. N.I.
Ensign W.J. Boye - - Doing duty with 31st Regt. N.I.
Surgeon A. Young 43 - -
Assist. Surgeon H.M. Felix - - On Det. at Antiulcote

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List of European Officers in the Hon'ble Company's 23rd Regiment Native Infantry from the 1st November 1836 as the same stood in the 31st October 1837
 
Rank Name Age What post they hold Remarks
Colonel A. Aitchison - - Furlough to Europe
Lieut. Colonel C.B. James - - Furlough to Cape
Major G.J. Wilson 49 Commanding Regiment -
Captain C. Newport 45 - -
Captain J. Scott 37 - -
Captain H. Lyons 35 Commanding the Troops at Aukutrote (?) -
Captain J. Outram 34 Political Agent Mhyee Kauta -
Captain J. Watkins 36 - -
Lieutenant A.P. Lemessurier 39 A.D.C. to Brigadier General Satter (?) -
Lieutenant J. Liddell 33 - On Detachment
Lieutenant P.T. French 32 Bheel Agent at Ahmednuggur -
Lieutenant S. Parr 33 - -
Lieutenant C.W. Cartwright 29 - On Furlough to Europe
Lieutenant F.H. Brown 29 Bheel Agent at Candeish -
Lieutenant T. Stock 27 Adjutant -
Lieutenant J. Sinclair 27 - -
Ensign R.T. Travers 25 - On Furlough to Europe
Ensign J.G. Forbes 24 Quarter Master and Interpreter -
Ensign W. Boye 20 - On Furlough to Europe
Surgeon L. Hathaway 46 - -

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Shafeeq also sent in a transcription of George James Wilson's full Military Service History. He also has a copy of  the service of James Keith who was baptised 18th January 1788 and was "Nominated by Hon.W J Elphinstone at the recommendation of Lord Keith, son of Rev G. Keith." He made Ensign 20 June 1805, Lieut. 30 May 1807, Captain 1 January 1818 and Major 18 April 1833. Shafeeq is happy to email copies of James Keith's full Military History to people if they would like a copy. Just click on the link further up this page to email him.

George James Wilson

Nominated by J Parry Esqr. Son of James Wilson Esqr. Born 11th July 1789. Arrived on Bombay Castle 20 June (Ships journal). G.O. 27 June 1805. Ordered to proceed to Mahim College G.O. 2nd July 1805. Reported qualified and promoted to Ensign G.O. 25 Dec 1805. Furlo to Sea S.C. until 15 April 1808. G.O. Decr 1807. Temporary Command Residents Guard at Baroda G.O. 18th Septr 1812. Appointed to temporary command of Residents escort at Baroda G.O. 26 Octr 1814. Ordered to rejoin his Regt. viz 2nd Battn 1st N.I. G.O. 1st March 1816. Being in command of the Residents escort at Anjar appointed Temporary assist to Resident at Cutch & Collector at Anjar G.O. 26 Febry 1819. Lord Hastings approbation of his services at Oakamandel and Dwanka in Gujarat with the force under the Honorable Lincoln Stanhope G.O. 29 Janry 1821. Furlo to Europe on S.C. 21st Janry 1828. Sailed 30th Janry 1828. (AL) Court of Directors in reviewing the affairs of Kattewar State that Major Barnewall was ably assisted by Capt. Wilson. Poll Dispn 20 July 1830/17/ Allowed to remain in England till Febry 1832. M of C 6 July 1831. Permitted to return M of C 4 Janry 1832.

Returned  - arrived 2nd June G.O. 31 May 1832 & Govt Gaz 7 June 1832.

Member of a Court Martial at Bombay G.O. 7th Septr and 9th Novr 1832.

Left the Presidency for Sattarah on the 29th Inst Gov Gaz 31st January 1833.

Leave to the Mahabuleshwur Hills on P.A. from 1st ?? to 5th June next. G.O. 27th April 1835. Leave to Poona on P.A. from 19th to 31st inst. G.O. 20th Augt 1835.

On his return from a tour in the Southern Maharatta Country the Comr in Chief notices the splendid appearance of the 23rd N.I. which possesses a remarkably fine body of men and their movements in the field were equally satsfactory; a proof to His Excellency that Major Wilson had bestowed much attention upon his duties and was rewarded by finding himself at the head of a Regt of which he has reason to be proud. G.O. 16th Jany 1836.

Leave to Mahabuleshwar on P.A. from 25th inst to 5th June next G.O. 18th April 1836. Leave to Bombay on EU.P.A. from 1st to 31st proximo. G.O. 19th Augt 1836. Arrived at the Presidency from Sattara - Gaz. 29th Sept to 24th Novr 1836. Left the Presidency for Mangalore 15th inst (Gaz. 20th April ? Madras Poll Cons 2nd May 37 ?) in Command of the 22nd N.I. to assist in quelling the insurrection there. Returned to the Presidency 19th inst Gaz 25th May 37.

Member of a Committee at the Presidency G.O. 2nd June & 9th Novr 37.

Appd Agent for Clothing the Army and received charge of his duties 1 July G.O. 10 Jany, 1 Feby & 26 Oct 38.

Permitted to join his Regiment proceeding to cooperate with the Army of the Indies G.O. 30 Oct. ?Mily Cons 14 Nov 38 No 5894.

Gave over charge of the Clothing Agency on the 12th inst. G.O. 27 Novr 38. Left the Presy for Mandaire 15th inst Gaz 22nd Nov 38. ? ; on promotion to a Lieut. Colonelcy to be agent for clothing the Army. G.O. 8th Octr 39. Orders relative to his allowances while with his Corps on Field Service. Bengal Mil Cons 25 Feby 39 No 116.

Posted to the 2nd European Regt. G.O. 9th Octr 39. Removed from 2nd European Regt to 14th N.I.  G.O. 24 Decr 39. Having reported his arrival at the Resy is directed to join 14 N.I.  G.O. 4 Feby 40. Removed to 11 N.I.  G.O. 4 March 40. To 10 N.I. G.O. 16 July 40. Decision on the claim on him for loss in a transaction regarding a Bungalow at Bbay. Mil Disp 26 Oct. 42 para 23.(5.3) replying to ltr dated 23rd May 42.

Allowed a furlough to Europe on S.C. with permission to embark from Aden. G.O. 26 Oct & 23 Nov 41. Commenced 11 Novr 41 A.L. Removed from 1st G.R. N.I. to 14th N.I. G.O. 19th January 44. Returned to his duty, arrived at Bombay 13 Dec. 44 G.O. 31st Decr 44. Directed to join his Regt. G.O. 30th Decr 44.

Genl. Simpson reports Lieut Colonel Wilson appears to discharge his duties with zeal and ability. Inspection 14th N.I. 2nd May 45. Appointed 21stJanry last to the command of Hydrabad, Bengal. G.O. 3rd March 46. Removed from 14th to 11th N.I. G.O. 15th Dec 46. Removed from 11 to 2nd N.I. G.O. 19th Febry 47. Leave from 18th March to 30 April 47, to remain in Bombay on U.P.A. G.O. 19th March 47. Removed from 2nd to 16th N.I. G.O. 7th April 47. Transferred to the 16th N.I. G.O. 14th Febry 48. To command a 2nd class Brigade during Brigt Shalkees absence. G.O. 18th Oct 48. Ordered to assume command of the Brigade at Rajcote. G.O. 19th Oct 48. Returned to his duty, arrived at Bombay 8th Decr 48. G.O. 21st Decr 48. To command 2nd class Brigade with the rank of Brigadier. G.O. 18 Dec 48. Posted to the Brigade at Kurrachee. G.O. 19th Decr 48.

Appointed Brigadier on the Establishment from 1st Inst. G.O. 15th Oct 49. Remain unattached. G.O. 3rd Dec 50. Appointed to act in Command of the 1st class Brigade at Deesa until further orders. G.O. 6th Jany 51. Posted to 27th N.I. G.O.C.C. 19th Febry 51. Allowed leave of absence for 30 days from the 30th inst. On P.A. G.O. 15th May 51.

Confirmed in Command of the 1st class Brigade at Deesa. G.O. 27 Feb 52. To act on the Divisional Staff of the Army. G.O. 5th March 52. Attached to the Southern Division of the Army G.O.C.C. 6th March 52. Assumed command 13 April 52. Mil Cons 19 May 52 No 26.31

To act on the Divisional Staff of the Army. G.O. 3 April 52. Claims to share in the Ghuznee Prize as Major of 23rd N.I. (Military Letter from Bombay, 10 May 1853 No. 45)

Appointed to the Divisional Staff. G.O. 17 Oct 1853. Appd to the rank of Brigadier General consequent upon his appointment to the Divisional Staff of the Army. G.O. 31 October 1853.

Bombay Light Patrol AF(I) Prize Winners 1933-34
Marksman's Cup - Tpr. Tyrell - No. 2 Troop
Aggregate Cup - Tpr. Wilkinson - No. 2 Troop
Inter-Troop Race - Sgts. Guggenheim and Martin Tprs. Macartney, Dorsett, Burton, and Sheppard - No. 2 Troop
Recruits Race - Tpr. Visser - No. 2 Troop
Open Race - Tpr. Macartney - No. 2 Troop
Troop Cup - Lt. Commeline - No. 2 Troop

Competition Winners
Highest Score in Annual Musketry Course - L/Cpl. G.H. Gadsden, M.C.
Highest Score in Lewis Gun Course - Sergt. A. Hewlett-Smith
Highest Score in Revolver Course - Corpl. H.A. Tod
Lewis Gun Section Leaders Cup (Open to all units of the Bombay Contingent) - Corp. F.M. Goldrich
Stick man Guard Mounting Competition - Pte H. Whalley
Attendence Prize (NCO's) Sgt A. Hewlett-Smith (141) and Cpl H.A. Tod (128)
(Privates) Pte H.L. Aspden

East Indian Railway
The following information has been taken from the Half yearly East Indian Railway Staff Lists held at the Oriental & India Office. Further details, such as salary & age on first appointment, can be supplied in some cases. If you require further details feel free to email me.

Date Name Designation District
30 June 1887 COLLET, H Asst. Engr. Engrg. Dept, Allahabad District, Jubbalpore
31 Dec 1887 COLLET, H Asst. Engr. Engrg. Dept, Allahabad District, Jubbalpore
30 June 1888 COLLET, H Asst. Engr. Engrg. Dept, Allahabad District, Jubbalpore
31 Dec 1888 COLLET, H Asst. Engr. Engrg. Dept, Allahabad District, Jubbalpore
30 June 1889 COLLET, H Asst. Engr. Engrg. Dept, Allahabad District, Moghal Sarai
30 June 1890 COLLET, H Asst. for drawing office. Pro tem Engg. Dept, Calcutta
31 Dec 1890 COLLET, H Asst. for drawing office. Pro tem Engg. Dept, Calcutta
1 Jan 1868 COLLETT, Hy Fireman Loco. Dept Nynee
1 July 1868 COLLETT, Hy Fireman Loco. Dept Nynee
1 Jan 1869 COLLETT, Hy Fireman Loco. Dept Nynee
1 July 1869 COLLETT, Hy Fireman Loco. Dept Nynee
30 June 1881 COLLETT, Hy Driver Loco. Dept Moghal Sarai
30 June 1882 COLLETT, Hy Driver Loco. Dept Moghal Sarai
31 Dec 1882 COLLETT, Hy Driver Loco. Dept Moghal Sarai
30 June 1884 COLLETT, Hy Driver Loco. Dept. Buxar
31 Dec 1884 COLLETT, Hy Driver Loco. Dept. Buxar
30 June 1885 COLLETT, Hy Driver Loco. Dept. Buxar
31 Dec 1885 COLLETT, Hy Driver Loco. Dept. Buxar
30 June 1886 COLLETT, Hy Driver Loco. Dept. Buxar
30 June 1887 COLLETT, Hy Driver Loco Dept, Buxar
31 Dec 1887 COLLETT, Hy Driver Loco Dept, Buxar
30 June 1888 COLLETT, Hy Driver Loco Dept, Buxar
31 Dec 1888 COLLETT, Hy Driver Loco Dept, Buxar
30 June 1889 COLLETT, Hy Driver Loco Dept, Buxar
31 Dec 1889 COLLETT, Henry A. Driver Loco Dept, Asansol
30 June 1890 COLLETT, Henry A. Driver Loco Dept, Asansol
31 Dec 1890 COLLETT, Henry A. Driver Loco Dept, Asansol
1 Jan 1862 COLLETT, James Districy Engineer Etawah
30 June 1862 COLLETT, James Districy Engineer Etawah
1 Jan 1863 COLLETT, James Districy Engineer Etawah
30 June 1863 COLLETT, James Districy Engineer Jumna Bridge
1 July 1864 COLLETT, James Districy Engineer Jumna Bridge
1 Jan 1865 COLLETT, James Districy Engineer Jumna Bridge Works, Allahabad
1 July 1865 COLLETT, James Districy Engineer Jumna Bridge Works, Allahabad
1 Jan 1866 COLLETT, James Districy Engineer Jumna Bridge Works, Allahabad
1 July 1866 COLLETT, James Districy Engineer Jumna Bridge Works, Allahabad
1 Jan 1867 COLLETT, James Districy Engineer Jumna Bridge, Allahabad
1 July 1867 COLLETT, James Districy Engineer Jumalpore Works
1 Jan 1868 COLLETT, James Districy Engineer Patna & Soane Dist Dinapore
1 July 1868 COLLETT, James Districy Engineer Patna & Soane Dist Dinapore
1 Jan 1869 COLLETT, James Districy Engineer Patna & Soane Dist Dinapore
1 July 1869 COLLETT, James    
1 Jan 1862 DUNCAN, G Clerk of Wks Colgong District
1 Jan 1865 DUNCAN, G Clerk of Wks Benares & E. Mirzapore
1 July 1865 DUNCAN, G Clerk of Wks Benares & E. Mirzapore
1 Jan 1866 DUNCAN, G Clerk of Wks Benares & E. Mirzapore
1 July 1866 DUNCAN, G Clerk of Wks  
30 June 1863 DUNCAN, G Inspector Jubbulpore
1 July 1864 DUNCAN, G.H Inspector  
30 June 1863 DUNCAN, J or I Fireman Loco Alld
1 Jan 1868 DUNCAN, John 2nd Fireman Loc. Dept. Jumalpore
1 July 1868 DUNCAN, John 2nd Fireman Loc. Dept. Jumalpore
1 July 1865 DUNCAN, Jas. Fireman Loco Dept., Allahabad
1 Jan 1866 DUNCAN, John Fireman L Dept Rampore Haut
1 July 1866 DUNCAN, John Fireman L Dept Rampore Haut
1 Jan 1867 DUNCAN, John Fireman L Dept Rampore Haut
1 July 1867 DUNCAN, John Guard Fireman L Dept Rampore Haut
1 Jan 1868 DUNCAN, John Fireman Jumalpore
1 July 1868 DUNCAN, John Fireman Jumalpore
1 Jan 1865 DUNCAN, J.J Guard Traff Dept., Howrah
1 July 1865 DUNCAN, J.J Guard Tr. Dept. Hullobark
1 Jan 1866 DUNCAN, J.J Guard Jumalpore 
1 July 1866 DUNCAN, J.J Guard Tr. Dept. A. Dist
1 Jan 1867 DUNCAN, J.J Guard Traff Dept., Jumalpore
1 July 1867 DUNCAN, J.J Guard Jumalpore 
1 Jan 1868 DUNCAN, J.J Guard Traff Dept., Jumalpore
1 July 1868 DUNCAN, J.J Guard Traff Dept., Jumalpore
1 Jan 1869 DUNCAN, J.J Guard Traff Dept., Jumalpore
30 June 1881 DUNCAN, J.J Station Master Traf. Dept. Naini
30 June 1882 DUNCAN, J.J Station Master Traf. Dept. Naini
31 Dec 1882 DUNCAN, J.J Station Master Traf. Dept. Naini
30 June 1884 DUNCAN, J.J Station Master Traf. Dept. Naini
31 Dec 1884 DUNCAN, J.J Station Master Traf. Dept. Naini
30 June 1885 DUNCAN, J.J Station Master Traf. Dept. Naini
31 Dec1885 DUNCAN, J.J Station Master Traf. Dept. Naini
30 June 1886 DUNCAN, J.J Station Master Traf. Dept. Naini
30 June 1887 DUNCAN, J.J Station Master Traf. Dept. Naini
31 Dec 1887 DUNCAN, J.J Station Master Traf. Dept. Naini
30 June 1888 DUNCAN, J.J Station Master Traf. Dept. Naini
31 Dec 1888 DUNCAN, J.J Station Master Traf. Dept. Naini
30 June 1889 DUNCAN, J.J Station Master Traf. Dept. Naini
31 Dec 1889 DUNCAN, J.J Station Master Traf. Dept. Sutna
30 June 1890 DUNCAN, J.J Station Master Traf. Dept. Sutna
31 Dec 1890 DUNCAN, J.J Station Master Traf. Dept. Sutna
30 June 1881 HOLDWAY, G.E Apprentice Loco. Dept. Jamalpore
30 June 1882 HOLDWAY, G.E Apprentice Loco. Dept. Jamalpore
31 Dec 1882 HOLDWAY, G.E Apprentice Loco. Dept. Jamalpore
30 June 1884 HOLDWAY, G.E Apprentice Loco. Dept. Jamalpore
31 Dec 1884 HOLDWAY, G.E Apprentice Loco. Dept. Jamalpore
30 June 1885 HOLDWAY, G.E Fitter Loco. Dept. Allahabad
31 Dec 1885 HOLDWAY, G.E Fitter Loco. Dept. Allahabad
30 June 1886 HOLDWAY, G.E Fitter Loco. Dept. Allahabad
30 June 1887 HOLDWAY, G.E Fitter Loco. Dept. Allahabad
1 Jan 1862 HOLDWAY, Henry Guard Tr. Dept. Howrah
30 June 1862 HOLDWAY, Henry Guard Tr. Dept. Howrah
1 July 1863 HOLDWAY, Henry Guard Tr. Dept. Howrah
30 June 1863 HOLDWAY, Henry Guard Tr. Dept. Howrah
1 July 1864 HOLDWAY, Henry Guard Tr. Dept. Howrah
1 Jan 1865 HOLDWAY, Henry Guard Tr. Dept. Howrah
1 July 1865 HOLDWAY, Henry Guard Tr. Dep. Hullobark
1 Jan 1866 HOLDWAY, Henry Guard Traf. Dept. Jamalpore
1 July 1866 HOLDWAY, Henry Guard Tr. Dept. A. Dist.
1 Jan 1867 HOLDWAY, Henry Guard Traf. Dept. Jamalpore
1 July 1867 HOLDWAY, Henry Guard Jumalpore
1 Jan 1868 HOLDWAY, Henry Guard Tr Dept. Monghyr
1 July 1868 HOLDWAY, Henry Guard Tr Dept. Monghyr
1 Jan 1869 HOLDWAY, Henry Guard Tr Dept. Monghyr
1 July 1869 HOLDWAY, Henry Guard Tr Dept. Monghyr
30 June 1881 HOLDWAY, Henry Ticket Collector Traf. Dept. Jamalpore
30 June 1882 HOLDWAY, Henry Ticket Collector Traf. Dept. Jamalpore
31 Dec 1882 HOLDWAY, Henry Ticket Collector Traf. Dept. Jamalpore
30 June 1884 HOLDWAY, Henry Ticket Collector Traf. Dept. Jamalpore
30 June 1885 HOLDWAY, Henry Ticket Collector Traf. Dept. Jamalpore
30 June 1881 WATERLOW, Thos Driver Loco Dept, Asansol
30 June 1882 WATERLOW, Thos Driver Loco Dept, Asansol
31 Dec 1882 WATERLOW, Thos Driver Loco Dept, Asansol
30 June 1884 WATERLOW, Thos Driver Loco Dept, Asansol
30 June 1885 WATERLOW, Thos Driver Loco Dept, Asansol
31 Dec 1885 WATERLOW, Thos Driver Loco Dept, Asansol
30 June 1886 WATERLOW, Thos Driver Loco Dept, Asansol
31 Dec 1887 WATERLOW, Thos Driver Loco Dept, Asansol
30 June 1888 WATERLOW, Thos Driver Loco Dept, Asansol
31 Dec 1888 WATERLOW, Thos Driver Loco Dept, Asansol
30 June 1889 WATERLOW, Thos Driver Loco Dept, Asansol
30 June 1890 WATERLOW, Thos Driver Loco Dept, Asansol
       
Supervising Staff      
       
30 June 1890 COLLET, H Asst. for drawing office. Pro tem Engg. Dept, Calcutta

Recruits Enlisted for India
 
The following were taken from the Depot Registers. The original copies show date & place of birth, age, former occupation and physical description.
 

Embarked

Surname Given Name Date Enlisted Date Ship Establishment Remarks
Chaplin William 25 May 1840 5 Jun 1840 Ida Madras
Cooper George 20 Mar 1840 9 May 1840 Malcolm Bengal Deserted 23rd Mar returned off 26 Mar 1840
Fitzgerald John 19 Mar 1840 9 May 1840 Malcolm Bengal Dischd 95th ?? Unfit for further service
Holdaway Henry 19 Mar 1840 9 May 1840 Malcolm Bengal
Jones Samuel 20 Mar 1840 9 May 1840 Malcolm Bengal Deserted 23rd Mar returned off 26 Mar 1840
Langan John 19 Mar 1840 9 May 1840 Malcolm Bengal
Layfield William 25 May 1840 5 Jun 1840 Ida Madras
Lloyde Charles 25 May 1840 5 Jun 1840 Ida Madras
Moody William 25 May 1840 5 Jun 1840 Ida Madras
Newman Henry 25 May 1840 5 Jun 1840 Ida Madras
Rollan James 25 May 1840 5 Jun 1840 Ida Madras
Slimmins Edward 20 Mar 1840 9 May 1840 Malcolm Bengal
Smith Charles Harry 22 May 1840 - - - Deserted 25 May 1840
Stanley George 25 May 1840 5 Jun 1840 Ida Madras
Weir Geo. Willm. 19 Mar 1840 9 May 1840 Malcolm Bengal

From the Ships log of the "Windham" departing from The Mother Bank 19th June 1807 & landing at Madras in November & Fort William 17th Nov 1807.
 
Captain of the ship was Captain John Stewart.
 
Saturday 27th June 1807 5am
Mary the Daughter of James Neenan Private 14th Regt Foot departed this life.
A.M. Committed her body to the Deep.

Tuesday 7th July 1807 7am
Mary the Daughter of James Gregory departed this life.
A.M. Committed her body to the Deep.

Friday 7th August 1807 9pm
Richd. Annett Private 11th Regt Foot departed this life.
8am Committed his body to the Deep.

Friday 14th Aug 1807 11am
Wm Gillian age 7 mos died.

Saturday 15th August 3pm
Body of Wm Gillian committed to the Deep.

Saturday 22nd Aug 1807
Willm Gillian, 14th Regt Foot, & his wife Hanh. Gillian were sent on board the "Royal George" in exchange for Jos. Norman (my ancestor), 14th Regt Foot, and his wife Ellen Norman. (Why would this happen?)

Sunday 8th Nov 1807 at 1/2 past Noon
Departed this life Willm Smart Private 14th Regt. Foot.
5pm Committed his body to the Deep.

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