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Who is James Goldsmith?

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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
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by: Kerry Choy
Given names Surname Sosa Birth Place Death Age Place Last change
George Goldsmith
about 1790228Tunbridge, Kent35 June 183618246Millfield, New South Wales18 January 2017 - 10:04:07