1771 to ?

Son of: Richard and Anne Martin

1771   Born   He was 29 on joining the army in 1800
        he was 46 on leaving in 1817
    Address   Bromyard, Hereford.
18 Oct 1778   Baptized   Bromyard, Hereford
    Occupation   Mason
20 May 1800   Enlisted   Joined the Army: at Worcester
    Private   1st Guards (GRENADIER GUARDS)
1809   Ill Health   :General ill health acquired at Walcheren (malaria)
    Married:   Margaret
    Address   Great Peter Street, Westminster, London
18 May 1816   Son Born   Henry Martin
    Address:   New Tothill Street, Westminster, London.
17 Aug 1817   Discharge Army   Whitehall London
28 March 1818   Son Born   George Martin *
    Occupation   Labourer
    Address:   Bromyard, Hereford
14 Feb 1820   Son Born   William Martin was baptized at Bromyard


Notes: Westminster St. Margaret's has been searched for their marriage and further baptisms from 1800 (when he enlisted) to the birth of their first known child 1816.

After serving 17 years 90 days, discharged due to ill health acquired in Walcheren 1809

* George Martin born 1818 in Westminster. He joined the Army at Worcester and stated that he was born in Bromyard, Hereford but in the 1861 Census he declared he was born in Westminster, London. Is this because he was less than two years old when the family moved back to Bromyard.


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