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John SANDERSON

DaveHam9

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Hello,

John SANDERSON b. abt 1796 Nottingham - parents unknown

If he had a middle name then there are these and further searching may rule them out:
John Edward - parents John & Harriet
John Stamp - parents Henry & Elizabeth

John was a Nottinghamshire gardener who was 19 years old when he fought at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. He survived that and married Elizabeth and had two sons. On 23rd October 1823 he was court-martialed at Portman Street Barracks, London, the charge is not recorded. He was sentenced to 14 years transportation to New South Wales.
Possibly 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards.

I've checked WO97 & WO121 and can't find a John born Nottinghamshire. If county is correct then this is the only one I can find:

John Saunderson
England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening 09 Apr 1797 EDINGLEY,NOTTINGHAM,ENGLAND
parent Matthew Saunderson, Frances


5' 11 1/4" Light hazel eyes, brown hair, brown much pock pitted complexion.


Any further details would be appreciated. :)

Dave
 
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