Damper in a Wok : A Mixed-up Australian Family Tree

George GoldsmithAge: 46 years17901836

Name
George Goldsmith
Given names
George
Surname
Goldsmith
Birth about 1790
Note: Unverified data:
Military
British Army
from April 1809 to 31 July 1831 (Age 19 years) Age: 19

Agency: 57th Regiment of Foot
Battle
Wounded
16 May 1811 (Age 21 years)
Religious marriageJohanna Catherine Van TassellView this family
19 April 1831 (Age 41 years)
Address: St Luke's Church of England, Liverpool
Birth of a daughter
#1
Mary Ann Goldsmith
10 November 1831 (Age 41 years)
Note: NSW BDM Index:
Birth of a son
#2
George Goldsmith
13 November 1833 (Age 43 years)

Note: NSW BDM Index: V18331070 18/1833 GOLDSMITH GEORGE GEORGE JOANNA
Birth of a son
#3
John Goldsmith
3 October 1835 (Age 45 years)
Baptism of a sonJohn Goldsmith
22 October 1835 (Age 45 years)
Death 5 June 1836 (Age 46 years)
Burial
Last change 18 January 201721:04:07

by: Kerry Choy
Family with Johanna Catherine Van Tassell - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: 19 April 1831Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia
7 months
daughter
2 years
son
23 months
son
John Collier + Johanna Catherine Van Tassell - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: before 1819
6 years
step-son
-5 years
step-daughter
1 year
step-daughter
John Howell + Johanna Catherine Van Tassell - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: 7 November 1837Wollombi, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
step-daughter
-3 years
step-son

Birth
Unverified data: IGI: Geo GOLDSMITH; Christened 21 Jun 1795 Tonbridge, Kent , England Mother: Mary Goldsmith. [no father given]
Shared note
Who is James Goldsmith? A register of the 57th Foot, 1st battalion from 1820-1830 notes that George Goldsmith was enlisted by James Goldsmith. Who is this? Reading back to the start of the page with George's details we read the following: Name: James Goldsmith Size: 5 feet Enlistment age: 18 Description: Fair complexion, hazelnut eyes, brown hair, Born: Tonbridge, Kent Trade: Labourer Attested: Tonbridge, 1808 24th Oct for 7 Years Promoted: Corporal 19 [Nov?] 1820 Reduced: 23 Jan 1821 [?] t Transferred: 25 Sept 1822 "To the New foundlands Veteran Companies". Reattested for Unlimited Service. ------------------- IGI. There is a James Goldsmith who gets married in Tonbridge in 1832. No baptisms around 1790. ------------------- The Museum of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment doesn't have any records of the Royal Newfoundland Companies. ------------------- UK Archives: may be a starting point to check on James Goldsmith. Reference: WO 12/11207 Description: Veteran Company Newfoundland Date: 1824 - 1828