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Chelsea Pensioners' Service Records, 1760-1913

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BigRedDog

BigRedDog Report 24 Nov 2012 15:48

I am looking for information on the following person that is listed in familysearch
Robert Whitworth
birth: 01 Mar 1810
christening: 10 Aug 1817 St. Chad's,? Rochdale,? Lancashire,? England
residence: 1810 Rochdale,? Lancashire,? England


name: Robert Witworth spelling should be Whitworth
event: Pension
event year range: 1760-1913
event place: United Kingdom
birthplace: Lancashire
estimated birth year: 1810

George_of_Westbury

George_of_Westbury Report 24 Nov 2012 16:22

British Army Service Records 1760-1915

On some of the original images it is spelt Whitworth.

First name(s): Robert

Last name: WITWORTH

Calculated year of birth: 1810

Parish of birth: Castlebourn

Town of birth: Castleburn

County of birth: Lancashire

Age at attestation: 18 years

Attestation date: 15 November 1828

Attestation corps:

Attestation soldier number:

Discharge rank: Private

Discharge corps: 4th (Royal Irish) Dragoon Guards

Discharge soldier number: 297

The National Archives reference: WO97 / 147 / 51

There are 9 images available for this soldier
If you think its the right person i can send you the images, by the GR message system
George

BigRedDog

BigRedDog Report 25 Nov 2012 23:23

Hi

Thanks for posting the information. I still need to do some research in order to verify that this is a record for the Robert. Not sure if the location of birth shoud be Castleton Rochdale Lancashire