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Item: 136214
Surname: Russell
First Name: Major
Ship: -
Date: 1846 31 March
Place: Raymond Terrace
Source: SMH
Details: Marriage of Charles Blaxland of Cassilis and Eliza, third daughter of Major Russell of Raymond Terrace, late of the 20th Regt., on 26 March. Minister Rev. Charles Spencer


 
Item: 6679
Surname: Russell
First Name: Major William
Ship: -
Date: 1843 3 March
Place: Raymond Terrace
Source: MM
Details: Committee member to re-elect C. Windeyer for the counties of Gloucester, Macquarie and Stanley


 
Item: 25894
Surname: Russell
First Name: Major William
Ship: -
Date: 1846 23 November
Place: Raymond Terrace
Source: SMH
Details: Lieut. J Russell, third son of Major Russell of Raymond Terrace died at Simla India 11th April 1846 of fever aged 26


 
Item: 64391
Surname: Russell
First Name: Major William
Ship: -
Date: 1844 15 June
Place: Toobimba, Hunter River
Source: Dispatch
Details: Second daughter Sarah married Capt. Edward M. O'Connell of 99th regt at St. James church Sydney


 
Item: 82716
Surname: Russell
First Name: Major William
Ship: -
Date: 1851 29 March
Place: Fullerton Cove, within 7 miles of Newcastle
Source: MM
Details: From Newcastle. Advertising 1835 acres to be let


 
Item: 87752
Surname: Russell
First Name: Major William
Ship: -
Date: 1852 28 January
Place: Newcastle
Source: MM
Details: Death of Mary, the beloved wife of Major Russell on 20th January


 
Item: 92287
Surname: Russell
First Name: Major William
Ship: -
Date: 1852 25 June
Place: Newcastle
Source: Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser (Dublin)
Details: Death of Mary, wife of Major Russell, formerly of the 20th regt., and of Beechmount in the county of Cork


 
Item: 107716
Surname: Russell
First Name: Major William
Ship: -
Date: 1853 22 April
Place: Newcastle
Source: Register Book of Christ Church Cathedral, Newcastle. Burials p25
Details: Retired Major of HM 20th regiment. Died aged 80. Burial date


 
Item: 120467
Surname: Russell
First Name: Major William
Ship: -
Date: 1841 29 June
Place: Raymond Terrace
Source: GG
Details: 1 convict labourer assigned to Major Russell by special order


 
Item: 123244
Surname: Russell
First Name: Major William
Ship: -
Date: 1844 21 September
Place: Maitland Assizes
Source: SMH
Details: Witness at the trial of William Archer and George Theedham


 
Item: 123245
Surname: Russell
First Name: Major William
Ship: -
Date: 1844 21 September
Place: Raymond Terrace
Source: SMH
Details: Matthew Brady assigned servant until 4th November 1843


 
Item: 123246
Surname: Russell
First Name: Major William
Ship: -
Date: 1844 21 September
Place: Raymond Terrace
Source: SMH
Details: Michael Groden assigned servant in November 1843


 
Item: 123248
Surname: Russell
First Name: Major William
Ship: -
Date: 1844 21 September
Place: Raymond Terrace
Source: SMH
Details: Always distributed slop clothing, shoes etc to assigned servants in November


 
Item: 123956
Surname: Russell
First Name: Major William
Ship: -
Date: 1858 10 March
Place: Ringwood, Raymond Terrace
Source: SMH
Details: Marriage of Richard Tarrant Russell of Burradoc, Stroud, son of the late Major William Russell of HM 20th regt., and Elizabeth Muir Dun, eldest daughter of Thomas Dun Esq., of Ringwood on 3rd March. Officiating Minister Rev. Robert Blain of Hinton


 
Item: 161318
Surname: Russell
First Name: Major William
Ship: -
Date: 9 February 1843
Place: Gloucester, Macquarie, Stanley electorate
Source: SMH
Details: On list of landed proprietors of the electoral district of Gloucester, Macquarie and Stanley supporting Charles Windeyer in the forthcoming election


 
Item: 173807
Surname: Russell
First Name: Major William
Ship: -
Date: 1 April 1902
Place: Christ Church Burial Ground, Newcastle
Source: NMH
Details: The old commissariat office at the back of the Municipal Chambers has had many tenants in its time and of these one of the least lies in the churchyard on the Hill. Down by the western dividing boundary there is a vault surrounded by an iron railing and covered by a heavy stone upon which is written - Major William Russell, H.M. 20th Regt., died April 20 1853. Aged 80. Also, Mary, wife of the above who died Jan. 10, 1859, aged 59. Major Russell subsequently secured an estate at Limeburners Bay, where members of the family now reside


 
Item: 99641
Surname: Russell
First Name: Major William
Ship: Alfred 1837
Date: 1853 27 April
Place: Newcastle
Source: MM
Details: Death of Major Russell on 20th April aged 80 after a long illness which he bore with Christian fortitude. formerly of the 20th Regt., Engaged with the 20th regt. in Holland in 1799; in Egypt in 1801; Peninsular War in Maida, Vimiera, Corunna, Pyrenees, Nive, Nevelle, Orthes and Toulouse. Awarded two gold medals and the Peninsular medal. Arrived in the colony with his family in 1837


 
Item: 99643
Surname: Russell
First Name: Major William
Ship: Alfred 1837
Date: 1838 2 January
Place: Sydney
Source: SG
Details: Arrived in Sydney of Major Russell (late of the 20th regt.,) Mrs. Russell and 12 children. Other passengers included Mr. & Mrs Russell (relatives) E.C. Bowen; E.D.F. Hamilton; J.D. Hunt; H.D. Harper; W. Windeyer; A. Hentigg



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