UK and Ireland: Dockyard Volunteers


                          BRITISH ARMY 1851.
               The following names have been extracted from the Army
     List of January 1851 pages 90 & 91.  They are listed under the
     overall heading of "Dock Yard Volunteers".
     It would seem that most of the Officers were appointed to these posts on 1st June
     Their uniforms were stated to be "Blue with Red     Facings".
     I would assume that the "Breakwater Battalion" refers to
     Plymouth as that is the only one of the naval ports at that time
     to have a breakwater.  The abbreviation (adj) means 'Adjutant'.
     Transcribed in Auckland New Zealand by Ted WILDY on December 27th 1995.
    NAMES                    RANKS          UNITS.
    ---------------------    ------------   ----------------------
    ABETHELL Richard         Lieut Colonel  Pembroke Brigade
    ALLAN Henry John         Lieutenant     Woolwich Brigade
    ALLEN Edward             Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    ALLEN Robert             Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    ALLEN Robert             Captain        Portsmouth Brigade
    ALMS Henry Collingwood   Lieutenant     Chatham Brigade
    ANDREWS William          Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    ANGEAR Samuel            Lieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    ARMSTRONG James W.       Major          Royal Wm. Battalion
    ASH George               Captain        Portsmouth Brigade
    AYLEN George             Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    AYLWARD William          Captain        Devonport Brigade
    BALDOCK Thomas           Major          Chatham Brigade
    BANES George Dann        Captain        Devonport Brigade
    BARNABY John             Lieutenant     Chatham Brigade
    BASDEN E. Weeks Spencer  Lieutenant     Deptford Brigade
    BEEMAN Robert            Lieutenant     Woolwich Brigade
    BELLAMY Charles Penrose  Major          Portsmouth Brigade
    BENNETT James            Captain        Portsmouth Brigade
    BENNETT Jas. Henry EdwardLieutenant     Deptford Brigade
    BERNAYS Edwin Arthur     Lieutenant     Woolwich Brigade
    BESLY John               Captain        Devonport Brigade
    BETTS William            Lieutenant     Sheerness Brigade
    BLESSLEY William         Captain        Chatham Brigade
    BLURTON George           Lieutenant     Sheerness Brigade
    BOIS Henry               Captain        Sheerness Brigade
    BOND Thomas              Lieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    BONNIWELL Richard        Captain        Pembroke Brigade
    BOURCHIER Sir Thomas     Col Commandant Chatham Brigade
    BOWLEY William           Lieutenant     Deptford Brigade
    BOWRING Robert Geo Smith Captain        Deptford Brigade
    BRAIN William Henry      Captain        Portsmouth Brigade
    BREMER Sir JasJohn GordonCol Commandant Woolwich Brigade
    BROMELL Nicholas PhillipsCaptain        Deptford Brigade
    BROOMFIELD Henry         Lieutenant     Chatham Brigade
    BROWN John               Captain        Portsmouth Brigade
    BROWN John               Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    BROWN John               Surgeon        Deptford Brigade
    BROWN Joseph             Lieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    BRUMAGE Abraham          Lieutenant     Pembroke Brigade
    BUCK William             Captain        Deptford Brigade
    BULLEY William           Captain        Devonport Brigade
    BURDWOOD John Cole       Captain        Devonport Brigade
    BURDWOOD Joseph          Captain        Pembroke Brigade
    BURR Edward Thomas       Captain        Woolwich Brigade
    BURTON James             Captain        Chatham Brigade
    CABLE William            Lieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    CALLUM James M.          Lieutenant     Woolwich Brigade
    CAMPBELL William         Lieutenant     Pembroke Brigade
    CANHAM William           Lieutenant     Pembroke Brigade
    CARRINGTON William Mason Lieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    CARTER Richard William   Lieutenant     Sheerness Brigade
    CARY William  (adj)      Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    CHASE Joseph             Lieutenant     Chatham Brigade
    CHATFIELD Henry          Captain        Woolwich Brigade
    CHEESEMAN Edward         Captain        Chatham Brigade
    CHEVALLIER Edgecumbe     Captain        Pembroke Brigade
    CHILES George            Major          Pembroke Brigade
    CHRISTIE James           Lieutenant     Pembroke Brigade
    CHRISTIE John   (adj)    Lieutenant     Woolwich Brigade
    CHRISTOPHER Daniel       Lieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    CHURCHER John            Captain        R.Clarence Battalion
    CHURCHER William Henry   Lieutenant     R.Clarence Battalion
    CLATWORTHY Ebenezer      Lieutenant     Pembroke Brigade
    COLLOM Joseph            Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    COTSELL George           Captain        Chatham Brigade
    COUCH Archimedes         Captain        Devonport Brigade
    COUCHMAN John            Lieutenant     Sheerness Brigade
    CRADOCK Henry            Captain        Portsmouth Brigade
    CRANE William            Captain        Portsmouth Brigade
    CREASEY John             Lieutenant     Sheerness Brigade
    CREED James              Captain        Devonport Brigade
    CROUCH Thomas Henry      Lieutenant     Woolwich Brigade
    DARLING William          Lieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    DAVIDSON John            Captain        Pembroke Brigade
    DAVIES John              Major          Portsmouth Brigade
    de MONTMORENCY Wm.ReymondLieutenant     Deptford Brigade
    DIBDIN Stephen Charles   Lieutenant     Sheerness Brigade
    DOIDGE Thomas            Lieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    DOWNER George (adj)      Lieutenant     Chatham Brigade
    DRIVER Robert            Captain        Chatham Brigade
    DUNN Richard             Lieutenant     Chatham Brigade
    DUTTON Charles Orlando   Lieutenant     Woolwich Brigade
    DUTTON Frederick         Lieutenant     Woolwich Brigade
    EASTO Richmond           Lieut Col.     Sheerness Brigade
    EDE Edward               Captain        Deptford Brigade
    EDWARDS James            Captain        Pembroke Brigade
    EDWARDS Thomas           Lieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    EDWARDS William Corbet   Major          Sheerness Brigade
    EDYE William             Lieut Colonel  Devonport Brigade
    ELLIOTT John             Major          Deptford Brigade
    ELSON Thomas             Lieut Colonel  Woolwich Brigade
    EMERY Henry              Lieutenant     Deptford Brigade
    FABIAN William           Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    FALCON Gordon Thomas     Col Commandant Pembroke Brigade
    FINCHAM John             Lieut Col.     Portsmouth Brigade
    FINCHAM John Inman       Captain        Devonport Brigade
    FLEXMAN Thomas           Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    FLYNN Josiah             Lieutenant     Sheerness Brigade
    FOSTER Charles           Captain        R.Clarence Battalion
    FREEMAN William Lockyer  Major          Sheerness Brigade
    FULLAGER Smart           Captain        Woolwich Brigade
    FULLER John Wallis       Lieutenant     Deptford Brigade
    FYNMORE William Richard  Lieutenant     Chatham Brigade
    GILLIES Walter  (adj)    Lieutenant     Pembroke Brigade
    GITTENS George Edward    Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    GLANVILLE Thomas         Lieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    GLOAG Archibald Cockburn Lieutenant     Deptford Brigade
    GORMALLY James           Captain        Devonport Brigade
    GOSS Thomas              Captain        Devonport Brigade
    GOTTLIEB Fred. Valentine Major          Devonport Brigade
    GRANT Thomas Fussell     Major          R.Clarence Battalion
    GRAVES Edwd John Bennett Lieutenant     Woolwich Brigade
    GROUND Jonathan          Lieutenant     Pembroke Brigade
    GRUZILIER Andrew         Captain        Portsmouth Brigade
    GUARD Richard            Lieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    GUARD William            Lieutenant     Chatham Brigade
    HALL Andrew              Lieutenant     Deptford Brigade
    HARDING Daniel           Lieutenant     Chatham Brigade
    HARDING Daniel           Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    HARDING William          Lieutenant     Chatham Brigade
    HARPER John Sedgwick     Lieutenant     Sheerness Brigade
    HARRISON Henry Newell    Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    HART Stephen             Lieutenant     Chatham Brigade
    HARVEY Richard           Captain        Portsmouth Brigade
    HARWOOD Robert           Lieutenant     Pembroke Brigade
    HATTON William Andrews   Lieutenant     Woolwich Brigade
    HELBY James              Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    HENDERSON James          Lieut Colonel  Devonport Brigade
    HILL Sir John            Col Commandant Deptford Brigade
    HORSEY James             Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    HUTCHENS William         Lieutenant     Chatham Brigade
    HUTSON Joseph            Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    IRVING Thomas            Major          Deptford Brigade
    JAMES Henry Daniel       Captain        Deptford Brigade
    JAMIESON Thomas          Captain        Royal Wm. Battalion
    JEFFREY Abraham (adj)    Lieutenant     Deptford Brigade
    JEMMETT Francis Fredk.   Lieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    JENKINS William          Major          Woolwich Brigade
    JEWELL Alf. Harwood Hale Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    JOHNSON Hy.Geo.Balmerino Lieutenant     Woolwich Brigade
    KARLEY Alexander         Lieut Col.     Chatham Brigade
    KEYS Henry Gamble        Lieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    KNEEBONE Richard         Captain        Pembroke Brigade
    KNIGHT John              Lieutenant     Sheerness Brigade
    LAIRE Francis James      Lieut Col.     Chatham Brigade
    LAMPEN Francis           Lieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    LANCE Richard            Lieutenant     R.Clarence Battalion
    LANG Oliver              Lieut Colonel  Woolwich Brigade
    LANG Oliver William      Captain        Chatham Brigade
    LANG William Robert      Captain        Sheerness Brigade
    LARGE Joseph             Captain        Woolwich Brigade
    LATH Samuel              Lieutenant     Sheerness Brigade
    LAWS Robert              Captain        Devonport Brigade
    LEWIS Charles            Lieutenant     Pembroke Brigade
    LLEWELLYN John           Captain        Devonport Brigade
    LOUIS Sir John Bart      Col Commandant Devonport Brigade
    LOWRY David              Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    LUKE James               Captain        Portsmouth Brigade
    LUSON John Basset        Captain        Sheerness Brigade
    MANNING James            Lieutenant     Woolwich Brigade
    MART George              Lieutenant     Chatham Brigade
    MARTIN Francis           Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    McALPIN Alester Andrew   Lieutenant     Pembroke Brigade
    McDOUGALL R. Archibald   Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    McKAIN William Fergus    Lieutenant     Royal Wm. Battalion
    MILLER John              Major          Chatham Brigade
    MILLER Thomas William    Captain        Devonport Brigade
    MILLER Wm Trafalgar EvansLieutenant     Woolwich Brigade
    MILLS John Erasmus       Major          Devonport Brigade
    MONDAY Joseph            Captain        Woolwich Brigade
    MOODY William            Captain        Pembroke Brigade
    MOORE Alexander          Lieutenant     Sheerness Brigade
    MOORE John               Captain        Chatham Brigade
    MORGAN David             Lieutenant     Chatham Brigade
    MORGAN Peter             Captain        Woolwich Brigade
    MORICE George Farquhar   Lieut Colonel  Deptford Brigade
    MORISON James            Lieutenant     Deptford Brigade
    MORLEY William           Lieutenant     Deptford Brigade
    MORRIS John Holman       Lieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    MOUCHET Francis Lewis    Major          Woolwich Brigade
    MURRAY John              Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    NETHERWOOD George        Captain        Sheerness Brigade
    NEWTON George            Lieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    NICOLAS John Toup        Col Commandant Royal Wm. Battalion
    OAKSHOTT James Anthony   Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    ORAM John                Lieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    ORME Herbert Lewis       Lieutenant     Sheerness Brigade
    OSWALD Thomas            Captain        Deptford Brigade
    PARKS John               Captain        Chatham Brigade
    PARMINTER Henry          Captain        Sheerness Brigade
    PARRY Sir William Edward Col Commandant R.Clarence Battalion
    PARSONS John             Captain        Portsmouth Brigade
    PEACOCK Henry            Surgeon        Chatham Brigade
    PEAKE Henry Loyalty      Captain        Sheerness Brigade
    PEAKE James Parlby       Captain        Woolwich Brigade
    PEARCE Edward            Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    PEARCE Francis           Captain        Deptford Brigade
    PEARSON Henry            Lieutenant     R.Clarence Battalion
    PEEK Philip              Lieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    PEMBROOKE Wm. Benjamin   Lieutenant     Deptford Brigade
    PENFOLD William          Captain        Portsmouth Brigade
    PIDCOCK Benjamin Wilson  Lieutenant     Woolwich Brigade
    PIDDELL John             Lieutenant     Deptford Brigade
    PIKE Anthony             Major          Royal Wm. Battalion
    PIKE Anthony Blanchard   Lieutenant     Pembroke Brigade
    PINEO Charles Wm. EusticeLieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    PINHORN Smart            Captain        Woolwich Brigade
    POLE Joseph Simon        Lieutenant     Deptford Brigade
    POTTER James             Lieutenant     Pembroke Brigade
    POTTS Thomas (adj)       Lieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    POULDEN Alexander        Captain        Portsmouth Brigade
    POUNDER George           Lieutenant     Sheerness Brigade
    PRESCOTT Henry           Col Commandant Portsmouth Brigade
    PRETIOUS Thomas          Captain        Pembroke Brigade
    PRICE David              Col Commandant Sheerness Brigade
    PRICE William Thomas     Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    PRINGLE Charles John     Lieutenant     Woolwich Brigade
    READ Samuel              Lieut Col.     Sheerness Brigade
    REID John                Surgeon        Devonport Brigade
    REYNOLDS Henry           Lieutenant     Deptford Brigade
    RHIND Clarence           Captain        Chatham Brigade
    RICE William McPherson   Major          Portsmouth Brigade
    RICH John                Lieutenant     Chatham Brigade
    RICHARDS William MorrisonLieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    RIGBY William            Lieutenant     Woolwich Brigade
    ROBINSON John            Lieutenant     Deptford Brigade 
    ROBINSON William Braham  Lieutenant     Chatham Brigade
    ROGERS George            Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    ROY David                Lieutenant     Woolwich Brigade 
    RUNDELL William          Lieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    RUSSELL John             Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade 
    RUSSELL John Philcox     Captain        Portsmouth Brigade 
    RUSSELL Thomas           Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade 
    SABBEN John Cushen       Surgeon        Portsmouth Brigade 
    SAUNDERS Robert Prout    Lieutenant     Pembroke Brigade  
    SCOTT Charles            Lieutenant     Royal Wm. Battalion  
    SCOTT Richard            Captain        Devonport Brigade   
    SCOTT Walter             Lieutenant     Woolwich Brigade  
    SEATON Sampson           Lietenant     Chatham Brigade
    SECCOMBE William Edward  Lieutenant     Pembroke Brigade
    SHEFFIELD John           Captain        Chatham Brigade
    SKINNER George           Captain        Sheerness Brigade
    SKINNER George Tucker    Lieutenant     Chatham Brigade
    SLATER James             Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    SNOOK William            Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    SPILLER William          Major          Devonport Brigade
    STEVENS James Ebenezer   Lieutenant     Sheerness Brigade
    STEVENSON William BalfourLieutenant     Deptford Brigade
    STIGANT Edward           Lieutenant     Chatham Brigade
    STIGANT William          Lieutenant     Chatham Brigade
    STIGANT William          Major          Devonport Brigade
    STOCKER Thomas           Captain        Sheerness Brigade
    STOKES Benjamin          Lieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    STRATTON Jonathan        Lieutenant     Chatham Brigade
    STRICKLAND Peter         Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    SUTHER Peter             Surgeon        Woolwich Brigade
    TAYLOR John Thomas       Lieutenant     Chatham Brigade
    THOMPSON William         Captain        Devonport Brigade
    TREMAIN Henry            Lieutenant     Pembroke Brigade
    TRICKETT John            Lieutenant     Woolwich Brigade
    TRISCOTT Henry Browning  Lieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    TRUSCOTT Ambrose         Lieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    TUDHOPE James            Lieutenant     Deptford Brigade
    TURNER Frederick         Lieutenant     Pembroke Brigade
    UNDERWOOD James          Major          Sheerness Brigade
    USHER William            Lieutenant     Sheerness Brigade
    VAUGHAN Henry            Lieutenant     Deptford Brigade
    VENNING John             Lieutenant     Pembroke Brigade
    VENNING John             Lieutenant     Sheerness Brigade
    VICKERY Michael          Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    VINALL Henry             Captain        Chatham Brigade
    VINALL Thomas Surton     Captain        Chatham Brigade
    VINE Charles             Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    VINTER George            Major          Portsmouth Brigade
    WALKER H. Neal Pilfold   Lieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    WALKER William           Captain        Royal Wm. Battalion
    WALKER William           Lieut Colonel  Breakwater Battalion
    WALLIS John Pixley       Captain        Portsmouth Brigade
    WARD James               Captain        Sheerness Brigade
    WARD Thomas Burnell      Lieutenant     Chatham Brigade
    WATSON Isaac             Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    WATSON Robert            Lieutenant     Royal Wm. Battalion
    WAY Richard              Lieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    WAYMOUTH John            Captain        Devonport Brigade
    WEATHERLEY Richard       Major          Pembroke Brigade
    WEBB Richard             Captain        Portsmouth Brigade
    WEBB Robert              Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    WESTROPE William         Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    WHETTEM John             Captain        Portsmouth Brigade
    WHITTHORN John           Lieutenant     Chatham Brigade
    WILKINS John Breedon     Lieutenant     Portsmouth Brigade
    WILKINSON Edward         Lieutenant     Deptford Brigade
    WILLCOCKS William RodwellCaptain        Deptford Brigade
    WILLCOX Charles          Lieut Colonel  Deptford Brigade
    WILLIAMS Benjamin        Captain        Deptford Brigade
    WILLIAMS John            Captain        Portsmouth Brigade
    WOLRIGE Graham           Lieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    WOOD Ebenezer            Lieutenant     Devonport Brigade
    WOOD Henry               Captain        Portsmouth Brigade
    WOODS William            Captain        Woolwich Brigade
    WYATT James              Captain        Chatham Brigade