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? RECORD of the Non-Commissioned Officers, Drummers, and Privates of NAMES; SIZE.; AGE.; DESCRIPTION.; WHERE BORN.; Trade or Occupation.; Former Service, &c. in any Corps liable to serve out of Great Brita Ireland, or the Islands in the Channel. Feet. Inches. Years. Days. Complexion. Visage. Eyes. Hair. County. Parish. Trade or Occupation. In what Corps; if on the Out Pension, or Absent, having been discharged subsequently to the 24th June, 1806, during the se-cond period of Service.; From; To; From; To; Period of actual Ser in the East or West In comprised in the pre ing, but not including additions allowed for s Service.

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William [McLeferife?]; 5; 9; 28; not stated; fair; round; grey; dark brown; Derry; ?; weaver; ?; 19 [October?] 1807; 24 March 1817; not stated; not stated William Gaye; 5; 91/4; 23; not stated; pale; long; grey; brown; Hants; Ringwood; Labourer; ?; ? 1813; 24 March 1817; not stated; not stated James Pringle; 5; 10 3/4; 25; not stated; fair; long; blue; fair; Lanark; Glasgow; Labourer; ?; 4 May 1810; 24 March 1817; not stated; not stated ?; 5; 9 1/2; 23; not stated; fair; long; hazel; brown; Mayo; [Aughavale?]; Labourer; ?; 28 August 1812; 24 March 1817; not stated; not stated [Alexander?]? [McLennon?]; 5; 8; 23; not stated; dark; round; grey; brown; Perth; Glenco; Labourer; ?; 4 May 1812; 24 March 1817; not stated; not stated William Wilson; 5; 10 1/4; 24; not stated; fair; long; brown; dark brown; Midlothian [Laswade?]; ?; Labourer; 6 July 1813; 24 March 1817; not stated; not stated ?John [Connell?]; 5; 9; 25; not stated; fair; long; grey; brown; ?; ?; labourer; ?; ? 1809; 24 March 1817; not stated; not stated Charles McBryan; 5; 9; 21; not stated; ?; grey; brown; brown; Tyrone; Markam; Labourer; ?; 17 February [1811?]; 24 March 1817; not stated; not stated Robert Woods; 5; 10 1/2; 23; not stated; dark; long; grey; fair; Tyrone; [Dunmere?]; Labourer; ?; 26 July [1808?]; 24 March 1817; not stated; not stated Joseph Buttonshaw; 5; 9 1/4; 24; not stated; fair; long; grey; ?; Kent; Chatham; Labourer; 52nd ?; 6 December 1815; 24 March 1817; not stated; not stated John Baird; 5; 7 1/2; 26; not stated; dark; long; grey; ?; Kent; Foubridge; Labourer; 52nd ?; 7 December 1813; 24 March 1817; not stated; not stated James Hanlin; 5; 8 1/2; 19; not stated; fair; round; grey; ?; Donegall; Enniskillen; Weaver; 52nd ?; 4 June 1816; 24 March 1817; not stated; not stated John Kays; 5; 11 1/2; 22; not stated; fair; long; blue; ?; Kent; Brampton; Labourer; 52nd ?; 16 December 1809; 24 March 1817; not stated; not stated John Nowland; 5; 8; 19; not stated; dark; brown; hazel; brown; Kent; Maidstone; Labourer; 52nd ?; 11 October 1812; 24 March 1817; not stated; not stated John Lewis; 5; 10; 18; not stated; fair; round; grey; dark brown; Shropshire; [Westertown?]; Labourer; not stated; not stated; not stated; not stated; not stated David [Jones?]; 6; 2 1/2; 24; not stated; sallow; long; blue; brown; Cardigan; Llanaith; Labourer; 2nd Magn Guard; 29 April 1818; 24 August 1818; not stated; not stated Thomas Speed; 5; 7; 20; not stated; fair; round; hazel; brown; Chester; Tatner; Labourer; ? 97th ? 98th Regm; 20 Dec 1806, 9 July 1810; 8 July 1810, 10 December 1818; not stated; not stated Henry Standish; 5; 9; 25; not stated; fresh; round; grey; lt brown; Dublin; Dublin; Labourer; not stated; not stated; not stated; not stated; not stated Serjeant John Dowlan; 5; 10; 41; not stated; fair; long; grey; dark; Hants; [Corkmount?]; Labourer; 64th [Frat?]; 18 January 1810; 20 ? 1817; 24 ? 1801; ? June 1818 Private [Timothy?] Lynch; 5; 11; 22; not stated; fresh; long; Hazel; brown; Clare; [Killarle?]; Labourer; not stated; not stated; not stated; not stated; not stated Private James Gorman; 5; 9 1/2; 19; not stated; fresh; not stated; grey; brown; Limerick; ?; [Do?]; not stated; not stated; not stated; not stated; not stated Private Michael [Buggan?]; 6; not stated; 19; not stated; pale; not stated; grey; ?; Limerick; [Galhaly?]; Labourer; not stated; not stated; not stated; not stated; not stated James Greene; 5; 11; 38; not stated; fresh; long; haxel; brown; Galway; [Lenagh?]; Labourer; 71st Regiment; 5 May 1807; 14 November 1818; not stated; not stated James Robinson; 6; 0 1/2; 19; not stated; fresh; not stated; hazel; sandy; Tipperary; Carrick ?; [hair dresser?]; not stated; not stated; not stated; not stated; not stated Josephy Kirkham; 5; 8; 20; not stated; fresh; not stated; hazel; brown; Hereford; [Lyonhall?]; Labourer; not stated; not stated; not stated; not stated; not stated Griffith Griffiths; 5; not stated; 15; not stated; fair; round; grey; lt brown; Northumberland; Tidmouth, Labourer; not stated; not stated; not stated; not stated; not stated David [Jones?]; 5; 5 1/4; 17; not stated; fresh; round; black; dark brown; Cardigan; ?; Labourer; not stated; not stated; not stated; not stated; not stated Denis O'Brien; 5; 9 1/2; 18; not stated; fair; rounds; grey; lt brown; Limerick; [Drumlegoh?]; [Skinner?]; not stated; not stated; not stated; not stated; not stated Patrick Burke; 5; 11; 22; not stated; fair; not stated; blue; brown; Limerick; [Carroford?]; [Skinner?]; 21 Dragoons; 18 April 1818; 10 December 1818; not stated; not stated David Lewis; 5; 10 1/2; 23; not stated; fair; round; grey; lt brown; Salop; ?; Lime burner; not stated; not stated; not stated; not stated; not stated James Catterall; 5; 9 1/2; 20; not stated; fresh; round; hazel; brown; Dunbigh; ? Green; Labourer; not stated; not stated; not stated; not stated; not stated

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RECORD of the Non-Commissioned Officers, Drummers, and Privates of His Maj...

NAMES. SIZE. Feet. SIZE. Inches. AGE. Years. AGE. Days. DESCRIPTION. Complexion. DESCRIPTION. Visage. DESCRIPTION. Eyes. DESCRIPTION. Hair. WHERE BORN. County. WHERE BORN. Parish. Trade or Occupation. Former Service, [&etc?] in any Corps [liable?] to serve out of Great Britain, [?] Ireland, of the Islands in the Channel. In what Corps, if on the [Out?] Pension, or Absent, having been discharged subsequently in the [??th?] June, [1????], during the [?????d?] period of Service. Former Service, [&etc?] in any Corps [liable?] to serve out of Great Britain, [?] Ireland, of the Islands in the Channel. From Former Service, [&etc?] in any Corps [liable?] to serve out of Great Britain, [?] Ireland, of the Islands in the Channel. To Former Service, [&etc?] in any Corps [liable?] to serve out of Great Britain, [?] Ireland, of the Islands in the Channel. Period of actual Service [?] in the East or West Indies [?] [comp??????] in the preceding, [?] but not including the [?] additions allowed for [suc?????] Service. From Former Service, [&etc?] in any Corps [liable?] to serve out of Great Britain, [?] Ireland, of the Islands in the Channel. Period of actual Service [?] in the East or West Indies [?] [comp??????] in the preceding, [?] but not including the [?] additions allowed for [suc?????] Service. To DATE AND PLACE OF ATTESTATION. For an Unlimited Period. DATE AND PLACE OF ATTESTATION. For a Limited Period.
Thomas McDonagh 5 9.5 23 Dark long Grey Brown [Kerry?] [Downs?] Laborer [Dublin?] [22 November 18?3?]
James [Morison?] 5 8.5 19 Fresh Blue Dark Cork [Bal????] Laborer [?????] {???? 18?3?]
Timothy O'Donell 5 8.5 [20 or 40?] [????y?] Blue [Dark?] Limerick Caherconlish Laborer [?????] [15 December 18???]
William [Buckley?] [18?] [79?] 18 Fresh Grey Brown [L???ster?] [O????] Carpenter [L????ster?] [21 May 18???]
William [Emsbell?] 4 9.25 [11 or 13?] Fresh Grey Fair [Tafford?] [?r????] Laborer [????] [1? December 18???]

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David Evans; 5; 8 3/4; 25; not stated; Sallow; ?; Blue; Light; Montgomery; ?Guilsfield; Labourer; Not stated; Not stated; Not stated; Not stated; Not stated; ??1826; Not stated John ?; 5; 9 1/2; 17; ?; Fair; Not stated; Grey; ?; Lancaster; Leyland; ?; tick; Not stated; Not stated; Not stated; Not stated; ??18?6; Not stated John? Barry?; 5; 10; 20; ?; Fresh?; Not stated; Hazel?; ?; ?; ?; tick; Not stated; Not stated; Not stated; Not stated; ??18??; Not stated John? Baxendale?; 5; ?; 17; ?; Fair; Not stated; Grey; Light; Lancaster; Leyland; Spinner; Not stated; Not stated; Not stated; Not stated; 5 May 1826; Not stated John Murphy; 5; 9 1/?; 23; ?; Fresh; Not stated; Blue; Brown; Cork; Reask?; Labourer; tick; Not stated; Not stated; Not stated; Not stated; 1? March 1826 John Reed; 5; 8; 19; ?; Fresh; Not stated; Grey; Fair?; Carmathen Llandilo?; ?; tick; Not stated; Not stated; Not stated; Not stated; May 1826 Will Jayne?; 5; 9 3/4; 18; ?; Fresh; Not stated; Grey; B?; Monmouth?; ?; Labourer; Not stated; Not stated; Not stated; Not stated; Not stated; ? 1826 David? ?; 5; 8 1/2; 21; ?; ?; Not stated; Hazel?; ?; Cork; ?; ?; Not stated; Not stated; Not stated; Not stated; Not stated; ? 1825 John Morris; 5; 9 1/4; 19?; ?; ?; Not stated; ?; ?; Montgomery; ?; Labourer; tick, Not stated; Not stated; Not stated; Not stated; ? 1825

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Chatterton Thomas 5 4 3/4 Not stated Not stated 22 " Dark Grey Brown Narrow Salop Old Park Labourer Dudley 28 April 1815 U.S. Capt. James 67th Not stated Not stated Not stated Not stated Not stated
Cassidy Francis 5 5 Not stated Not stated 20 " Fair Grey Brown Long Meath Slane Labourer Dublin 24 November 1815 U.S. Lieut. Turner 87th Not stated Not stated Not stated Not stated Not stated
Craddock John 5 3 Not stated Not stated 16 " Fresh Grey Lt. brown Round Gloucester Tewksbury Hock Weaver Tewksbury 7 February 1816 U.S. Lt. Burrows 8th L.D. Not stated Not stated Not stated Not stated Not stated
Castles Joseph 5 9 5 9 24 " Pale Grey Brown Not stated Warwick Coventry Silk dyer Deal 5 October 1816 U.S. Capt. Brown 23rd 24th Foot not stated 9 May 1811 4 October 1816 Not stated Not stated
Cork Charles 5 6 Not stated Not stated 17 " Fresh Grey Brown Not stated Cheshire Audlam Tailor Hanley ? 19 October 1816 U. S. Capt. James 67th Not stated Not stated Not stated Not stated Not stated
Coleman Joseph 5 5 1/4 Not stated Not stated 18 Not stated Pale Hazle Brown Not stated Salop Bridgnorth Shoe maker Shrewsbury 13 November 1816 U.S. Capt. Nicholls 66th Not stated Not stated Not stated Not stated Not stated
Cocksey James 5 8 1/4 Not stated Not stated 21 Not stated Fresh Grey Dark Brown Not stated Salop Holeby? Labourer Dudley 30 November 1816 U.S. Capt. A. James 67 Not stated Not stated Not stated Not stated Not stated
Clews Thomas 5 5 1/2 Not stated Not stated 17 Not stated Fair Hazle Lt. Brown Not stated Warwick Sambourne Sailor Dudley 3 February 1817 U.S. Lieut. James 17th foot Not stated Not stated Not stated Not stated Not stated
Cannon David 5 9 1/4 Not stated Not stated 23 Not stated Fair Grey Brown Not stated Warwick Benningham? Clerk Aiton 7 February 1817 U.S Lieut. Grimes Not stated Not stated Not stated Not stated Not stated
Conroy Edward 5 9 Not stated Not stated 25 Not stated Fresh Grey Dk. Brown Not stated Dublin St Pauls Labourer Deal 21st February 1817 U.S. Sergt. Butterworth 87 Foot 6 February 1805 12 February 1817 Not stated Not stated

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Curley Thomas 5 6 1/2 Not stated Not stated 22 Not stated Dark Black Light Not stated Devon Modbury Mason Plymouth 29th January 1817 U.S. Sergt. Jones 43rd Regt 22 April 1815 28 January 1817 Not stated Not stated
Clarke James 5 11 1/4 Not stated Not stated 25 Not stated Fair Grey Light Not stated Renfrew Paisley Labourer Sittenbourn 2 July 1818 U.S. Lieut. Trotter 91st Foot and for [unclear], 2 May 1811 2 July 1818 Not stated Not stated
Clarke Patrick 5 6 1/4 Not stated Not stated 25 Not stated Fair Blue Dk. Brown Not stated Donegal Donaghmore Ditto [unclear] France 25 March 1817 Ditto Not stated 52nd Foot 21 October 1815 24 March 1817 Not stated Not stated
Connor Daniel 5 10 Not stated Not stated 29 Not stated Fair Grey Fair Not stated Kerry Auchmore Ditto Limerick 11 December 1818 Ditto Not stated 96th Foot 7 October 1807 10 December 1818 Not stated Not stated

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Evans Thomas 5 7 1/2 not stated not stated 22 " Fair Grey Brown Long Floint Overton Labourer Wrexham 21st April 1815 U.S. Lieut Malin 24th ft not stated not stated not stated not stated not stated
Eagle Henry 5 4 not stated not stated 22 " Fair Grey Lt brown ditto Leicester Turlang [?] Stocking weaver Oxford 15th September1815 U.S. SergRowbotham [?] 7th Fusiliers R Mariner 7th September 1808 11th September 1815 not stated not stated
Evans William 5 4 3/4 not stated not stated 19 " Fair Grey Light brown Round Montgomery ? Labourer Shrewsbury 1st October 1815 U.S. Capt Nichols 66th not stated not stated not stated not stated not stated
Evans John 5 4 not stated not stated 23 " Fair Grey Lt brown Round Mongomery Guilsfield Labourer Shrewsbury 21st September 1815 U.S. Capt Nichols 66th not stated not stated not stated not stated not stated
Evans William 5 6 3/4 not stated nots stated 23 not stated Fair Grey lt brown not stated Radnor Llanbister Wheelwright Shrewsbury 26th March 1818 U.S. not stated not stated not stated not stated not stated not stated
Edwards Edward 5 5 not stated not stated 19 not stated Fresh Brown Brown not stated Shropshire [?]vertry Bricklayer Aiton [?] 24th January 1817 U.S. Sergt Grirrig [?] not stated not stated not stated not stated not stated
Everd[?] William 5 5 3/4 not stated not stated 19 not stated fresh Haze Dark not stated Salop Longnor Labourer Shrewsbury 22nd March 1819 U.S. Sergt Barker not stated not stated not stated not stated not stated

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Flynn Edwd 5 8 not stated not stated 20 " Dark Grey Brown not stated Meath Kill Labourer Trim 4th April 1815 U.S. not stated not stated not stated not stated not stated not stated
Fenton William 5 5 not stated not stated 18 not stated fair Hazle Brown York Hull Blacksmith Wrexham 1st July 1816 U.S. Lt Hu[?] 89th not stated not stated not stated not stated not stated
Franks Benjamin 5 8 not stated not stated 19 not stated Fresh Grey Lt brown not stated W Brunswick [?] Stafford ? Plymouth 29th January 1817 U.S. Sergt Jones 43rd Regt 6th June [?] 1815 28th January 1817 [?] not stated not stated
Ford James 5 7 not stated not stated 20 not stated Fresh Grey Light not stated Hants ? Labourer Plymouth 29th January 1817 U.S. Sergt Jones 43rd Regt 29th Sept 1819 28th January 1817 not stated not stated
Fitzgerald Frances 5 8 not stated not stated 18 not stated Fresh Grey Brown Round Dublin ? Labourer Dublin 8th May 1812 U.S. Capt Moyle 8th Foot 8th May 1812 24th September 1817 not stated not stated

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Griffiths John 5 4 5 4 25 " Fair Grey Dk Brown Round Carmarthen St Peters Labourer Gloucester 24th July 1815 Unlimited Captn Grier 102d ? not stated not stated not stated not stated not stated
Goodwin Thomas 5 6 1/4 not stated not stated 24 not stated Fresh Grey Lt Brown not stated Stafford Uttoxeter Labourer Shrewsbury 21st ? 1816 U.S. Capt Nicholls 66 not stated not stated not stated not stated not stated
Glenn James /Corporal/ 5 11 not stated not stated 32 not stated Fresh Hazel Brown not stated Galway Tenagh Ditto Limerick 14th June[?] 1819 L.S. not stated 71st Foot 5th May 1809 14th November 1818 [?] not stated not stated

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Hanley Daniel 5 10 not stated not stated 25 " Fresh Blue Brown Long Sligo Drumcliff Bedwainer[?] Isle of Wight Newport 27th May 1815 U.S. Captn Harrison 23rd RHF 27th Reg foot 24th May 1808 25th May 1815 not stated not stated
Holding Hugh 5 9 not stated not stated 30 " Fair Grey Lt Brown Round Stafford Bushbury Locksmith Dudley 4th May 1815 U.S. Captn James 67 38th Reg 26 August 1806 25th August 1811
Holmyard Hugh 5 5 not stated not stated 24 " Fair Grey Brown Long Somerset Kingston Shoemaker Bristol 22nd May 1815 U.S. Capt Merrick 17th FB Royal marines not stated not stated not stated not stated
Haven Richard 5 5 1/2 not stated not stated 18 " Fair Hazle Dk Brown Long Gloster[sic] Quedgley Taylor Gloucester 19th July 1815 U.S. Ct Burrows 8th L.D. not stated not stated not stated not stated not stated
Houltby Grantham 5 5 3/4 not stated not stated 21 " Fresh Grey Lt Brown Round Lincoln Benington BkSmith Derby 22nd July 1815 U.S. Capt Kallarton[?] 30th not stated not stated not stated not stated not stated
Harris Thos 5 5 1/2 not stated not stated 27 " Fresh Grey Sandy Round Salop Colne Labourer ? Hampton 18th December 1815 U.S. Capt James 67th not stated not stated not stated not stated not stated
Hurley Stephen 5 8 1/2 not stated not stated 19 " Fair Grey Light Round Cork Clonakilty Hocking weaver Cheltenham 5th March 1816 U.S. Lt Burrows 8th LD not stated not stated not stated not stated not stated
Hughes Robert 5 7 not stated not stated 20 not stated Fresh Blue Brown not stated Flint ?illand Labourer Wrexham 15th August 1816 U.S. Lt Hewson 89th not stated not stated not stated not stated not stated
Hughes William 5 7 1/2 not stated not stated 23 not stated Fresh Hazle Brown not stated Denbigh Henllan Labourer Wrexham 15th November 1816 U.S. Sergt Reg not stated not stated not stated not stated not stated
Hinmous Suzanov [?] 5 8 not stated not stated 21 not stated fresh grey light not stated Denbig[h] Wrexham ditto ditto 15th March 1817 U. S. Do not stated not stated not stated not stated not stated

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