Royal Sappers and Miners
Disbanded at the Rideau Canal in December 1831

September 12, 2010:

Hi Al,
You've probably seen this list below (from, but just in case...
By August 1834, free land grants were no longer to be made to discharged soldiers. The single and temporary exception 
to that rule was in the case of the Sappers and Miners who had been employed on the Rideau Canal, to whom a special 
expectation of grants of lands was held out in 1829, so a further twelvemonth was allowed in which they could advance 
their claims.
Head Quarters, Royal Sappers and Miners, Woolwich, 28th July 1834 

... Anne Burgess

         Nominal List of Non-commissioned Officers, Privates and Buglers 
of the Companies of Royal Sappers and Miners disbanded at the Rideau Canal in December 1831.
                           Under the Command of Colonel John By 

William Addison 
John Smith 
Thomas Jenkins 
Samuel Patrick 
William Clyma 
John Ayres 
Archibald Sands
Hugh Patrick
George Hog / Hogg
Thomas Duffy 
Daniel McDonald
William Ardour
John Richard
William Flowers 
John Jones
Thomas Dickson 
William Mitchell
Robert Peck
Thomas Jones
Robert Snowdell
Alexander Burns
John Newman
Henry Hog / Hogg
Phillip Clogg
John McDonald
David Mitchell
Thomas Green
Thomas Newman 
George Nebbs
William Smith
Charles Taylor
Michael Rowe 
Robert Bray
Roderick McKay 
Cornelius Connor
Henry Bullen
Andrew Gray
William Fielding
William Muchmore / Mutchmore
James Dykes
William R. Broad
Robert Clements (New , see note on the Ramsayville Cemetery page)
Thomas Finn
Edward Pascoe 
Robert Gillvear
George Sims 
Henry Lavis
Patrick Pullen
James Hume
Robert Jones
John Fraser
Stephen Simmonds
James Boundley
James Deovy 
Thomas Little
John McLaren
Joseph White
Thomas Smith 
Robert Mitchell
James Coll 
David Nesbitt
John Burgoyne 
James Calloway
John White 
William Fraser
George Hamilton 
John Serjeant / Sargent
John Porteous
William Fleming
Samuel Spry
James Murdoch

Also, Sergeant Joseph Coombs - Discharged 9th March 1832, and gone to Canada (after returning to England)

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