Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Goulbourn Settlers 100th Reg't Surname 'D'

15 April 2015

With this post I will add surnames on 15th of the month and other data dealing with the War of 1812 and WW1  on the 1st of the month or

Dempsey, Sylvester settled Con. 1, Lot 25 W 24 Oct. 1821
                  99th Reg't, Sgt. Major. b. Co. Queens, Ire.
Dennison, John settled unknown see below
                  99th Reg't Pte. b Co. Wexford
                  ( Info states he froze to death while travelling home
                     during the first winter at Richmond)
Denver, Patrick settled Con. 8, Lot 6E 4 Feb 1824
                  99th Reg't  Pte. b. Co Down
Devaney, Patrick settled Con. 6, Lot 15E 5 Jun 1822
                  37th Reg't Pte.  b. ?
Devon, James settled Con. 4, Lot 16W 24 Oct 1821
                   99th Reg't Pte b. Co. Tyrone
Donahoo, Martin settled Con. 4, lot 13W 26 Mar 1824
                    Royal Artillery Driver  b. ?
Douras, James settled Con. 4, Lot 11W 24 Oct 1821
                   99th Reg't Pte b. co. Down
Dunbar, John settled Con. 7, Lot 4W
                    99th Reg't Sgt b. Co. Down 1782
Dunlop, James settled Con. 10, lot 12E 24 Oct 1821
                    Royal Sappers and Miners, b. ?
Dwyer, John settled Con. 3, Lot 6W 24 Oct 1821
                    99th Reg't b. Co. Carlow

Next month 15 May 2015 will enter surnames E and F

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

War of 1812

15 March 2015
War of 1812
Above website lists Napoleon's lifetime activities
in 186 entries,. Interest here starts about #151
26 Feb 1815 Napoleon leaves Elba
1 Mar 1815 Napoleon lands near Antibes, France
20 Mar 1815 Napoleon arrived in Paris

Goulbourn Settlers, 100th Reg't  Letter 'C'

Caffery, John Settled Con 8, Lot 14W  2 Apr 1828
               99th Reg't  b. Co Cavan  1787
Campbell, Patrick Settled Con 9, Lot 18W31 May 1828
               99th Reg't  b. Co Leitrim 1872
Cardell, Patrick Settled Con. 10 Lot 18E 24 Oct 1821
              99th Reg't b. Co. Kildare 1787
Cassidy, Michael Settled Con.2, Lot 13E 24 Oct 1821
               99th Reg't b. Co Derry 1784
Cavanagh, Peter Settled Con.6, Lot 13E  24 Oct 1821
               99th Reg't  b. Co.  Meath 1786
Chapman, John Settled Con. 4, Lot 3W 24 Oct 1821
               99th Reg't b. ?? 1797  Drummer
Chapman, Richard Settled Con. 3, Lot 10W 24 Oct 1821
               99th Reg't b. Co Cork 1773
Clarke, Thomas Settled Con 2, Lot 2W 24 Oct 1821
              99th Reg't b. Co. Armagh 1791
Clohecy, Robert Settled Con. 10 Lot 22W 24 Oct 1821
              Royal Sappers & Miners b. ??
Clooney, John Settled Con. 8, Lot 1E 24 Oct 1821
              99th Reg't b. Dublin  Drummer
Coffee, John Settled Con. 9, Lot 22W 24 Oct 1821
              99th Reg't b. Co Fermanagh 1787
Cole, Ezekial Settled Con. 11 Lot 23E 5 Jun 1821
              37th Reg't b, ??
Collins, William Settled Con. 11 Lot 30W 3 Oct 1826
              85th Reg't b. ??
Collis, Christopher Settled Con.2, Lot 24S 24 Oct 1821
              6th Reg't  b. ?? Assistant Surgeon
Cook, William Settled Con. 4, Lot 6E 5 Jun 1822
              37th Reg't b. ??
Cosgrove, Edward Settled Con. 2, Lot 4W 24 Oct 1821
             99th Reg't b. Co. Armagh 1789
Cox, Thomas Settled Con. 3, Lot 5E 2 May 1828
             99th Reg't b. Co Fermanagh 1785, Sgt.
Coyle, Michael Settled Con. 8, Lot 20E 24 Oct 1821
             99th Reg't b. Dublin Sgt.
Crozier, John Settled Con. 7, Lot 22W 24 Oct 1821
             99th Reg't b. Co. Tyrone 1787
Cullen, John Settled con. 6, lot 13W 24 Oct 1821
             99th Reg't b. Co Derry 1793

3 March 1915
    1st Canadian Division is responsible for a 6 Km
     sector of the front at Fleurbaix France.
10 March 1915
    In support of a British and Indian offensive at
    Neuve Chapelle, France, Canadians
    participate in their first battle
Ref; "Canada and the Great War The Battles"
          A Legion Magazine

War of 1812 and WW1

War of 1812
1 Apr 2015
  There is not much activity re War of 1812 and most of future posts will deal with soldiers who settled in Goulbourn Twp. Most will be from the
100th/99th Reg't but a few will be from other Reg'ts.
Check back on or about the 15th  of Apr for 10 settlers, Surname 'D'

1 Apr 1915
1st Canadian Division is ordered north to join the
5th British Corps in defending the Ypres Salient
17 Apr 1915
The above, 18K strong, enters the Ypres Salient
which is in Belgium

Monday, February 23, 2015

War of 1812

23 Feb 1815
Booklet - Col. Christopher Myers  1774 - 1817
This booklet has been published by Archives Lanark
  by Michael J. Jaques  ISBN 978-0-9811929-6-3
Available P.O. Box 512, Perth, ON. K7H 3K4    $10.00 + postage
"In 2008, volunteers at Archives Lanark discovered that  the
block containing the historic courthouse in the town of Perth
was once known as Mount Myers. Was named after
Col. Christopher Myers, Deputy Quarter-Master-General
for the Canada's.
This book is the result of subsequent research and covers
the life and immediate family of Col. Chris. Myers and after
his death, events within his family"

26 Feb 1815
Napoleon escapes/leaves Elba for Paris

18 Feb, 1915
German U-boat blockade of Britain begins
19 Feb 1915
Allies commence naval attack on the Dardanelles
20 Feb 1915
Australian and NZ troops ordered to the Dardanelles

26 Feb.1915
Napoleon escapes/leaves Elba.

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Goulbourn Settlers, 100th Regiment

15 Feb 2015
Settlers with Surname B

Barry, Jonas  Settled Con. 10 Lot 14 W, 24 Oct 1822
                        Royal Sappers and Miners.
Barr, David   Settled Con. 4, Lot 14 E, 22 Apr 1822
                       99th Reg't  Born Co. Derry c.1794
Barton, John  Settled Con. 8, Lot 15 E, 5 Jun 1822
                        37th Reg't
Beaman, James  Settled Con. 2, Lot 2 E, 24 Oct 1821
                        99th Reg't.  Born Co. Down c. 1799
Boyle, Charles  Settled Con. 1, Lot 5 W, 24 Oct 1821
                        99th Reg't
Boyle, Robert  Settled Con. 3, Lot 15 E, 24 Oct 1821
                        99th Reg't  Born Co. Down c 1789
Bradley, Edward Sands  Settled Con. 4, Lot 24 N 24 Oct 1821
                        99th Reg't Ensign [note he died shortly after settling]
Brady, John  Settled Con. 5, Lot 10 W 24 Oct 1821
                        99th Reg,t Born Co. Cavan c 1784
Brady, Michael Settled Con. 6, Lot 14 W, 24 Oct 1821
                        99th Reg't
Brown, Thomas Settled Con. 5, Lot 4 E, 24 Oct 1821
                       99th Reg't Born Co. Derry c 1796
Brownlee, Joseph Settled Con. 7, Lot 18 W 21 Oct 1821
                       99th Reg't Born Co. Cavan, c1798
Brownlee, Nathaniel Settled Con. 7, Lot 17 E, 21 Oct 1821
                       99th Reg't. Sgt
Bruce, John Settled Con. 6, Lot 16 W, 5 Jun 1822
                       37th Reg't
Bulbeck, Henry Settled Con. 2, Lot 6 W, 5 Jun 1822
                        8th Reg't
Burns, Andrew  Settled Con. 2, Lot 13 W, 24 Oct. 1821
                       99th Reg,t Born Co. Tyrone c1796
Butler, James Settled Con. 5, Lot 6 E, 24 Oct 1821
                      99th Reg't. Born Co. Clare c 1792
Byers, Hugh Settled Con. 3, Lot 16 W, 24 Oct 1821
                      99th Reg't Born Co. Sligo c 1799
Byrns, Jeremiah Settled Con. 9, Lot 21 W 24 Oct 1821
                     99th Reg't Born Co. Wicklow c 1791
Above is a listing of settlers from the military who settled in Goulbourn
starting in the fall of 1818. Some/a lot of them left early on. Those who stayed will be listed starting in early 2017

Monday, February 9, 2015


7 Feb 1915
1st, 2nd and 3rd Brigades of 1st Division prepare to depart
from England for France

9-11 Feb 1915
1st Canadian Div. crosses from England to France. Bad weather
makes for a long and nasty crossing. The 4th Brigade remains
in England as a training reinforcement unit.

War of 1812
Maj. General John Lambert, now British Army Commander, landed troops on Dauphin Island and prepares to lay siege to Ft. Bower, which guards the entrance to Mobile, Alabama. On St. Valentines day, 14 Feb 1815, a British
ship arrives with news of the signing of the peace treaty. [Ghent]. It still
has the be ratified by the Americans [Ref. 'And All Their Glory Past' by
Donald E. Graves  page 323/24]
In the above book, to pg 331, Col Murray and the Marquis of Tweeddale are mentioned, both who were with the 100th Regiment.
In late April 1815 it was learned that Napoleon had escaped from Elba and
returned to France and proclaimed himself emperor

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Goulbourn Settlers, 100th Reg't

15 Jan 2015
I intend to post each month the soldiers with consecutive surnames
[ie, A-Jan 2015, B- Feb. 2015 etc. until the last, Z -Feb 2017]
we will see how this works as we go along. The settlement of
Goulbourn [Richmond Military Settlement] did not actually
start until the fall of 1818. I will list the soldiers first then at a later
date start with the civilians  but after the fall of 1818.
Data is from H-166 a file held by Goulbourn historical Society
at the Library in Stittsville and;
B5509 a microfilm reel at Library and Archives Canada.

Austin, Joseph. Pte
Attested 25 July 1814, age 18. born Dublin c1786
Lived Concession 6, Lot 9 West 1/2, 10 Oct 1856
1842 census, in Province since 1829
1851 census, Goulbourn, Joseph; Elizabeth, wife; Jane, dau.
1861 census, Goulbourn, Joseph.