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From: Bill Davidson <>
Subject: Re: [ONT] H.M. 77th Regiment
Date: Sun, 21 May 2006 13:24:33 -0400
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I've gone through the "Forlorn Hope" by Kitzmiller and I see:

1846 - in Cape Breton

1846 - in Halifax

1846 - 1848 - in Montreal

1846 - in PEI

1846 - in Quebec

1847 - in St. John's, NB

1846 -1847 in St. John (Richelieu River)

1846 - in Windsor

1846 - York Redoubt

1851 - Newport, England

1852 - Plymouth, England

1854 - Preston, England

1852 - 1853 - Weedon

1868 - 1868 - Peshawar

1853 -1854 - Glasgow

1855 - 1856 - Crimea

1857 - Inkerman

1857 - 1858 - Sydney, Australia

1875 - England

1873 - 1874 - Aldershot - Rushmoor

1874 - 1875 - Chatham, England

1880 - Dover

1870 - 1871 - Portsmouth




Bill

William Davidson, Toronto
www.williamdavidson.com (genealogy)


On 21-May-06, at 5:55 AM, Pat Jeffs wrote:

>
> In transcribing 1860s Toronto marriages recently I came across more
> than one
> mention of the 17th Regiment, garrisoned in Toronto. I wonder if
> the 77th
> was a misreading of the 17th?
>
> /cheers
>
> Pat
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Doug Porteous [mailto:]
> Sent: Friday, May 19, 2006 11:29 PM
> To:
> Subject: [ONT] H.M. 77th Regiment
>
> The obituary of my great-great-grandmother, Isabella Reid (née
> Harrison)
> appeared in the Sarnia Observer on January 19, 1900:
>
> "In Sarnia, January 17th 1900 Isabella A. Reid, relict of the late
> Joseph
> Reid, Col. Sergt. of H.M. 77th Regiment at the age of 77 years."
>
> Note: Joseph and Isabella were married in Toronto in 1847. I think
> Joseph
> died there, but Isabella moved to the Sarnia home of her daughter,
> Josephine
> (Reid) Clement, prior to 1900. I am making the assumption that Joseph
> probably served in the regiment prior to his marriage... (but that all
> depends on what I learn about the regiment).
>
> I believe Joseph was born in Ireland; Isabella's death registration
> shows
> she was born in County Monaghan, Ireland.
>
> Does anyone have any suggestions as to where I might learn more
> about this
> "77th Regiment"? The Web sites I came across indicate that the
> regiment was
> disbanded in 1764, well before Isabella's husband Joseph would have
> been
> alive. The regiment also seems to be associated with India.
>
> Thanks in advance for any information.
> --Doug
>
>
>
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