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John Bone RICE

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Hello,

name: John Bone Rice
gender: Male
baptism/christening date: 01 Jan 1814
baptism/christening place: Kenwyn, Cornwall, England

Parents Henry RICE & Mary BONE


A daughter Mary Croker RICE was born abt 1847 in Bermuda.

I know of no other children born in WI but there may be others.

1861
RG9 Piece:4479 Folio:13 Page:23
Registration District:British Ships in Home Ports EDIT: HMS Active
RICE, John Married 47 Boatswain born Truro Cornwall

Deaths Mar 1867
Rice John Bone 53 Medway 2a 275


EDIT: John was in the RN.

Would his spouse Esther receive a pension if John was still a Boatswain when he died?


Please see what can be found for John.

Thanks.

Regards,

Dave
 
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I've started searching to see what units were in Bermuda around 1847:

http://www.bermuda-online.org/rnd.htm

http://www.bermuda-online.org/britarmy.htm


1841 to 1847 - 1st and Reserve Battalions, 20th Regiment

27th February 1847 to June 1851 - 1st and 2nd Battalions, 42nd Regiment (Royal Highlanders), then Black Watch


http://www.swingriotsriotersblacksheepsearch.com/index.php?p=1_20_-Prison-Hulks-in-Bermuda


http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20110806/ISLAND/708069952

Casemate Barracks, the second oldest standing building in Dockyard, was built during the period 1839-43 by a large number of British convicts. For many years it housed the Royal Marines Light Infantry and other military personnel...
 
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