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John Bone RICE

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1861
RG9 Piece 4479 Folio 13 Page 23
CP: Vessels
Town: Medway River Chatham
RD: Anglesey
Sub-RD: Holyhead
ED: Wellesley
SN: 1
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On board HMS Active
John Rice Boatswain Mar 47 Truro Cornwall
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The title page refers to to HMS Wellesley and it seems all the details for that vessel have been copied on A... for all other vessels.

So, what should I put as the census details for John?

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Re: John Bone

Looking at the images the title page does say

Enumeration Book for thr Royal Navy
Name of Ship Wellesley

However as you go through each page various ships are mentioned. I'm not very well up on Naval etiquette etc but it may well be that the Wellesley was the highest ranking ship or carried the highest ranking officer and all the others were just part of the fleet.

I'd put him down as being on board the Active.

If it helps fmp gives the County as - British ships in home ports

and the Country as Ships and Overseas Establishments.

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Thanks Emeltee.

I presume all the ships listed under that ED are all part of the same fleet at the same location.

But it seems odd with Anglesey/Holyhead and Medway/Chatham ??

I'd say the Wellesley carried the highest ranking officer.

I have a few in my tree who were in RN and should be on a few census records. I'll see if I can remember some of them.

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Re: John Bone

The title page states 'Moored in the River Medway at Chatham' so I would think that each ship listed is in the Medway at Chatham.

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Thanks Emeltee.

I'll put it in my tree as this

1861
RG9 Piece 4479 Folio 13 Page 23
CP: Vessels
Town: Medway River Chatham
County: British ships in home ports
Country: Ships and Overseas Establishments
SN: 1
...
On board HMS Active
John Rice Boatswain Mar 47 Truro Cornwall
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Active

HMS Active (1845) was a 36-gun fifth rate launched in 1845, becoming a training ship and being renamed HMS Tyne in 1867 and HMS Durham in 1867. She was sold in 1908.

Deaths Mar 1867 RICE John Bone 53 Medway 2a 275 * No burial found *


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I'm correcting the title.

Henry RICE & Mary BONE
12 Aug 1804 Budock, Cornwall

Not with his father in 1841 in Cornwall.

John Bone RICE bapt 1 Jan 1814 Kenwyn, Cornwall

John not found yet in 1841 or 1851.

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