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UK and Ireland: Commissariat Department, British Army 1851

The following names have been transcribed from the Army list for January 1851 pages 69 and 70. They pertain to Staff of the Commissariat Department serving in various parts of the British Empire. It is not clear from the original Army List whether the dates quoted are the seniority dates or the dates of appointment.

The ranks of these personnel have had to be abbreviated a bit in order to fit into index. In full they are:-

  • Commissaries General
  • Deputy Commissaries General
  • Deputy Assistant Commissaries General

The Uniform of these personnel is stated to be:-

  • "Blue Facings - Black Velvet"

Transcribed by Ted WILDY in Auckland New Zealand on 28th December 1995 using PCFile database program.

Name Rank Date Posting
ACKROYD Robert Asst Comm-General 16Dec1845 Mauritius
ADAMS George Deputy Comm-Gen 29Dec1849 Dublin
ALLINSON John Hiram Dep Asst Comm-Gen 28Dec1847 St Kitts
ARCHER Francis B. Asst Comm-General 16Dec1845 St Helena
ARCHER Wm. Spearman Dep Asst Comm-Gen. 28Jun1838 Ionian Islands.
ASHTON Henry Dep Asst Comm-Gen 01Jul1840 Van Diemen's Land
ATKINSON George Dep Asst Comm-Gen 23Dec1842 Ionian Islands
BAKER Robert Dep Asst Comm-Gen 24Dec1844 Berbice
BARTLETT Henry Dep Asst Comm-Gen 26Dec1846 Cape of Good Hope
BAYLEY Henry Lambert B Dep Asst Comm-Gen 23Dec1842 Tobago
BISHOP William Deputy Comm-Gen 29Dec1849 Van Diemen's Land
BLANC Charles Garrow Dep Asst Comm-Gen 09Dec1848 West Indies
BOOTH Robert Dep Asst Comm-Gen 29Dec1848 Nova Scotia
BOVELL John William Asst Comm-General 26Dec1846 Cape of Good Hope
BOWER Rupert B.B. Dep Asst Comm-Gen 28Dec1847 Jamaica
BOWERS Henry Deputy Comm-Gen 24Dec1844 West Indies
BOWMAN Wm Flockhart Asst Comm-General 20Jan1837 Malta
BRATHWAITE Fred. Dep Asst Comm-Gen 01Jul1840 New Zealand
BRIDGEN Charles Asst Comm-General 01Jul1840 Van Diemen's Land
BROWNE Thomas Dep Asst Comm-Gen 26Dec1846 Van Diemen's Land
CLARKE Douglas Bennet Dep Asst Comm-Gen 23Dec1843 Barbados
CLARKE Henry Dep Asst Comm-Gen 27Aug1838 Honduras
COMPER John Thomas Dep Asst Comm-Gen 24Dec1844 Barbados
CONNELL Henry Dep Asst Comm-Gen 24Dec1844 Western Australia
COOPER Wm. Robertson Dep Asst Comm-Gen 24Dec1844 Cape of Good Hope
COWAN Edward A.F. Asst Comm-General 04May1836 Demerara
COXWORTHY Ferguson Tho Asst Comm-General 24Dec1841 Quebec
COXWORTHY James Dep Asst Comm-Gen 26Dec1846 Honduras
CROOKSHANK Alexander C Dep Asst Comm-Gen 26Dec1846 Demerara
CUMMING Robert Dep Asst Comm-Gen 16Dec1845 Cape of Good Hope
CURLL Henry Dep Asst Comm-Gen 17Oct1844 Van Diemen's Land
DALRYMPLE Wm. Henry Asst Comm-General 29Dec1849 Montreal
DANIEL John E. Deputy Comm-Gen 26Dec1846 Gibraltar
DARLING H.C. Asst Comm-General 01Jul1840 Western Australia
DARLING Montague Wm. Dep Asst Comm-Gen 26Dec1840 St Lucia
DAVENPORT Jn.Salusbury Dep Asst Comm-Gen 28Jun1838 Montreal Canada
DINWIDDIE Gilbert H. Asst Comm-General 28Jun1838 Gibraltar
DOBREE J. Saumarez Deputy Comm-Gen 07Jun1825 Dublin
DRAKE William Henry Asst Comm-General 16Dec1845 Nova Scotia
EDWARDS Alexander Asst Comm-General 29Dec1849 Nova Scotia
EICHBAUM Charles Wm. Dep Asst Comm-Gen 16Dec1845 Hong Kong
ERSKINE Jas. Augustus Dep Asst Comm-Gen 28Jun1838 New South Wales
FAGAN William John Dep Asst Comm-Gen 09Dec1849  
FEILDE Fulford Bastard Asst Comm-General 23Dec1843 Prescott Canada
FLETCHER William Asst Comm-General 01Jul1840 Van Diemen's Land
FOUBLANQUE E.Barringto Dep Asst Comm-Gen 23Dec1842 Jamiaca
FRASER Thomas Asst Comm-General 01Jul1840  
FREEMAN Luke Dep Asst Comm-Gen 29Dec1848 Cape of Good Hope
GARDINER Robert May Dep Asst Comm-Gen 23Dec1843 Antigua
GEM Thomas Dep Asst Comm-Gen 16Dec1845  
GOLDIE Thomas Wm. Dep Asst Comm-Gen 26Dec1840 St Kitts
GOLDSMITH Oliver Asst Comm-General 28Jun1838 Newfoundland
GOOLD James Knight Dep Asst Comm-Gen 23Dec1843 Toronto Canada
GRAHAM Thomas Asst Comm-General 15Jun1844 Grenada
GREEN Henry Asst Comm-General 29Dec1849 Cape of Good Hope
GREEN William Deputy Comm-Gen 16Dec1845 Cape of Good Hope
HAWKINS Villiers W.C. Dep Asst Comm-Gen 16Dec1845 Bahamas
HEWETSON William Dep Asst Comm-Gen 24Dec1844 Newfoundland
HORNE Charles A. Dep Asst Comm-Gen 01Jul1840  
HORNE George Dep Asst Comm-Gen 01Jul1840 Norfolk Island
IBBETSON Edward Dep Asst Comm-Gen 29Dec1848 Barbados
IBBETSON Fred. Henry Dep Asst Comm-Gen 23Dec1842 Ionian Islands
INGLIS Richard Asst Comm-General 24Dec1844 Cape of Good Hope
JONES Humphrey Stanley Dep Asst Comm-Gen 01Jul1840 Amhertsburg
JULYAN Penrose G. Dep Asst Comm-Gen 28Dec1847 Malta
KENT John Asst Comm-General 16Dec1845 Jamaica
KNOWLES Francis Dep Asst Comm-Gen 23Dec1843 Sierra Leone
LAIDLEY John Deputy Comm-Gen 20Jan1837 Mauritius
LAMONT William R.A. Asst Comm-General 16Dec1845 Bytown Canada
LANE James Dep Asst Comm-Gen 01Jul1840 Nova Scotia
LARDNER George Darley Asst Comm-General 29Dec1849 West Indies
Le MESURIER William Dep Asst Comm-Gen 23Dec1842 Gambia
LEE David Ross Dep Asst Comm-Gen 07Jun1842 Pen-tauguishene ??
LEMPRIERE Thomas Jas. Asst Comm-General 24Dec1844 Hong Kong
LINDSEY Robert Asst Comm-General 03MayXXXX Jamaica
LOOKER William Asst Comm-General 23Dec1843  
LUNDY James Bell Dep Asst Comm-Gen 24Dec1844 Nova Scotia
MacAULEY Hector J. Dep Asst Comm-Gen 24Dec1844 Malta
MacLEAN George Commissary General 29Dec1849  
MAJOR Fras. Wm. A.C. Deputy Comm-Gen 16Dec1845 Nova Scotia
MAJOR Rob. Clement Dep Asst Comm-Gen 19Dec1843 Grenada
MALASSEZ Charles T. Asst Comm-General 29Dec1849 Bahamas
MALASSEZ Maximilian Asst Comm-General 26Dec1846 Bermuda
MATURIN William Henry Asst Comm-General 26Dec1846 South Australia
MAULE Henry Dep Asst Comm-Gen 28Dec1847 Barbados
McCANN Thomas Dep Asst Comm-Gen 24Dec1841 Quebec Canada
McCLINTOCK Theodore Dep Asst Comm-Gen 09Dec1849 Cape of Good Hope
McCULLOCH John R. Dep Asst Comm-Gen 16Dec1845 Barbados
McFARLAN John Asst Comm-General 23Dec1843 Wm Henry Can E.
McLEAN Arch. Donald Dep Asst Comm-Gen 09Dec1849 Gibraltar
McMAHON Edmond John Dep Asst Comm-Gen 01Jul1840 St Vincent
MENDS William Fisher Asst Comm-General 15Jun1843 West Australia
MIDWOOD T.W. Dep Asst Comm-Gen 01Jul1840 Van Diemen's Land
MILLER William Commissary General 29Dec1849 Cape of Good Hope.
MITCHELL James Dep Asst Comm-Gen 16Dec1845 Van Diemen's Land
MONTANARO Ben. J. Dep Asst Comm-Gen 16Dec1845 Ionian Islands
MOORE Henry Dep Asst Comm-Gen 26Dec1846 Trinidad
MORSE Henry Brown Asst Comm-General 08Dec1848 Canada
MYLREA Fred Thomas Asst Comm-General 06Dec1838 Belfast
NEILL Robert Asst Comm-General 26Dec1846 Berbice
NICOLSON John Dep Asst Comm-Gen 23Dec1843 Western Australia
ORIEL Henry Fra. Asst Comm-General 23Dec1843 London Canada
OSBORN Kean Dep Asst Comm-Gen 24Dec1841 Dublin
OWEN Stephen Asst Comm-General 16Dec1845 New South Wales
PAILLE Peter Francis Dep Asst Comm-Gen 01Jul1840 Mauritius
PALMER Charles Dep Asst Comm-Gen 29Dec1848 Cape of Good Hope
PALMER William Dep Asst Comm-Gen 01Jul1840 Mauritius
PARKER Fred. S. Dep Asst Comm-Gen 26Dec1846 Kingston Canada
PARROTT William Read Dep Asst Comm-Gen 16Dec1845 New Zealand
PENNELL Lovell Deputy Comm-Gen 26Dec1840 Jamaica
PLANT H.W. Woodf. Dep Asst Comm-Gen 26Dec1840 Nova Scotia
POTGIETER Conrad Dep Asst Comm-Gen 26Dec1846 Cape of Good Hope
POWER Wm. Jas. Tyrone Dep Asst Comm-Gen 24Dec1844  
PRIAULX Henry Dep Asst Comm-Gen 01Jul1840 Van Diemen's Land
PRICE John Banner Dep Asst Comm-Gen 24Dec1844 Barbados
RAE Thomas Asst Comm-General 03Jun1838 Quebec
RAMSAY T. Wharton Deputy Comm-Gen 28Jun1838 New South Wales
RAYNER Thomas Deputy Comm-Gen 29Dec1849 Bermuda
ROATH Leonce Asst Comm-General 29Dec1849 Montreal Canada
ROBERTSON Hy Lewis C. Dep Asst Comm-Gen 09Dec1849 Cape of Good Hope
ROBINSON Henry Dep Asst Comm-Gen 26Dec1846 Kilkenny
ROBINSON William Asst Comm-General 16Dec1845 Cape of Good Hope
ROBINSON William Henry Deputy Comm-Gen 26Dec1840 Canada
ROGERS Henry Fra. Dep Asst Comm-Gen 28Dec1847 Limerick
ROLLESTON Philip Dep Asst Comm-Gen 29Dec1848 Gibraltar
ROUTH Randolph Asst Comm-General 26Dec1846 Limerick
SALE John Henry Dep Asst Comm-Gen 09Dec1849 Cape of Good Hope
SALWEY Alfred Dep Asst Comm-Gen 24Dec1844 Cork
SHELL Charles H. Dep Asst Comm-Gen 24Dec1844 Cape of Good Hope
SHEPHEARD George Asst Comm-General 16Dec1845 Nova Scotia
SKINNER George Alex. Dep Asst Comm-Gen 16Dec1845 Cape of Good Hope
SKRYME James Asst Comm-General 16Dec1845 St Johns Canada
SMIDT Johannes Asst Comm-General 24Dec1844 Cape of Good Hope
SMITH Charles B. Dep Asst Comm-Gen 29Dec1848 Cape of Good Hope
SMITH John William Asst Comm-General 24Dec1844 Hong Kong
SMITH Robert Henry Dep Asst Comm-Gen 28Dec1847 Mauritius
STANTON William Asst Comm-General 16Dec1845 Toronto Canada
STRICKLAND Edward Dep Asst Comm-Gen 26Dec1840 Malta
STRICKLAND Thomas Dep Asst Comm-Gen 28Dec1847 Cape of Good Hope
SUTHERLAND John M.M. Dep Asst Comm-Gen 16Dec1845 New Zealand
SWAIN Charles Dep Asst Comm-Gen 29Dec1848 Gibraltar
SWAIN Charles Asst Comm-General 24Dec1841 Barbados
SWAN Tho. George S. Asst Comm-General 24Dec1841 Van Diemen's Land
TELFER Patrick N. Dep Asst Comm-Gen 16Dec1845 Quebec
THOMPSON Justus Henry Dep Asst Comm-Gen 09Dec1849 Cape of Good Hope
TINLING Widrington Dep Asst Comm-Gen 26Dec1846 St Vincent
TOMES John Dep Asst Comm-Gen 24Dec1841 Van Diemen's Land
TREW Thomas Eggar Asst Comm-General 24Dec1841 Niagara
TRIMMER John Asst Comm-General 29Dec1849  
TROTTER Alexander Asst Comm-General 20Jan1837 Dominica
TUBBY James H. Dep Asst Comm-Gen 26Dec1846 Barbados
TURNER Philip Asst Comm-General 26Dec1846 New Zealand
UNIACKE Redmond Dep Asst Comm-Gen 23Dec1843  
USSHER William H.B. Dep Asst Comm-Gen 16Dec1845 Quebec
WALCOT Charles Thomas Dep Asst Comm-Gen 28Dec1847 Jamaica
WALDRON Fred. William Dep Asst Comm-Gen 26Dec1846 New South Wales
WALKER Billingsley Edm Dep Asst Comm-Gen 09Dec1849 New South Wales
WATT Fitzjames Edward Dep Asst Comm-Gen 23Dec1843  
WEBB George J. Dep Asst Comm-Gen 16Dec1845  
WEIR Thomas C. Deputy Comm-Gen 29Dec1849 Corfu
WILD Henry James Deputy Comm-Gen 20Jan1837 Malta
WILLAN Jas. Douglas Dep Asst Comm-Gen 23Dec1842  
WILLIAMS Charles Asst Comm-General 01Jul1840 Trinidad
WILLIAMS Thomas Dep Asst Comm-Gen 16Dec1845 Bermuda
WOOD James Charles R. Dep Asst Comm-Gen 24Dec1844 New Zealand
WOODLEY Jas. Wilkinson Dep Asst Comm-Gen 28Dec1847 Jamaica
WOOLRANE Fred George Dep Asst Comm-Gen 09Dec1849 Van Diemen's Land
WYBAULT Joseph Wm. Asst Comm-General 24Dec1844 Nova Scotia
YEOLAND George Asst Comm-General 10Sep1830 Jamaica