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BISHOP – Charles Royal Marines Portsmouth Division 63rd Company

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Royal Marines 1854 Britains Sea Soldiers Vol 1 by Cyril Field
NameBISHOP – Charles
Regiment (s)Royal Marines Portsmouth Division 63rd Company
Regiment Number (s) 7275
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
31st October 1828 / 18 years / Newbury Berkshire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 8 in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationVolage 17th October 1829 to 16th January 1833
Excellent 22nd July 1834 to 27th July 1835
Britannia 7th April 1836 to 18th April 1839
Lily 1st June 1839 to 2nd January 1844
Rodney 15th February 1845 to 8th March 1849
Afloat and on Foreign Stations 15 years 11 months 12 days
On Shore 5 years 1 month and 25 days
Length of Service21 years 9 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 5th December 1849 / Gosport Hampshire England
Campaign MedalsNone known
Intended Residence at
Not Stated
Pension Districts1849 Oxford
1855 3rd Plymouth
1855-1856 Western Australia
1856-1884 South Australia
Pension Paid£15/4/0 per annum
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th February 1855 Plymouth England via Cape of Good Hope
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
STAG 23rd May 1855
Date/Place of Birth1810 Mapledurham Oxfordshire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
BISHOP William
B c 1776 Oxfordshire
Date/Place of Birth
B c1776 Oxfordshire
30th May 1803 Mapledurham, Oxfordshire England
SiblingsElizabeth Bap 4th November 1804 Teresa Bap 26th July 1807
George Bap 24th October 1813
William Bap 15th December 1816
Henry Bap 3rd September 1820
All baptisms Mapledurham Oxfordshire England
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
CHAPLIN Elizabeth
c1834 Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage26th February 1857 Mitchum South Australia
Children by 1st WifeCharles B 15th January 1858 Mitchum South Australia
bap 7th March 1858 St. Michael Mitchum South Australia
D 2nd April 1858 Mitchum South Australia
Ann B 4th February 1859 Mitchum South Australia
M MASON George Henry 27th December 1876 South Australia
D 9th February 1938 Clapham South Australia
Charles B 23rd July 1860 Clapham South Australia
M CHUBB Keturah 16th September 1884 Hindmarsh South Australia
D 27th January 1930 Hindmarsh South Australia
Louisa B 31st October 1861 Mitchum South Australia
M RICHARDSON Francis 12th June 1894 Adelaide South Australia
D 7th November 1950 Croyden Glenelg South Australia
Elizabeth B 29th August 1863 West Mitchum South Australia
M BOOKER James 31st August 1899 North Unley South Australia
D 21st September 1945 Hindmarsh South Australia
bur Cheltenham Cemetery South Australia
George B 11th February 1866 Mitchum South Australia Australia
M HIRST Adeline Mathilda 3rd December 1888
D 13th February 1908 Portland Estate Adelaide South Australia
William B 2nd July 1868 West Mitchum South Australia
D 2nd July 1868 West Mitchum South Australia
Lydia Adeline B 27th July 1869 West Mitchum South Australia
M THOMAS Edward James 6th May 1898
D 7th January 1960 Blackwood Millswood Adelaide South Australia
bur West Terrace Cemetery Adelaide South Australia
Emily B 5th April 1871 West Mitchum South Australia
D 28th April 1876 West Mitchum South Australia
Henry B 26th December 1875 West Mitchum South Australia
M FIELD Harriet Fortesque 18th July 1899 Parkside South Australia
D 5th May 1958 Findon Payneham Norwood South Australia
Jessy B 5th August 1872 West Mitchum South Australia
William B 12th April 1874 West Mitchum South Australia
D 28th August 1950 Kilburn South Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News Wednesday30th April 1856 – page 2
South Australian Register Tuesday 9th December 1884 – page 4 Death Notice Charles
The Express and Telegraph Tuesday 12th October 1897 page 2 Death notice Elizabeth
Departure from Western
27th April 1856 per “Guyon” to South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial7th December 1884 West Mitchum South Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
12th October 1897 Mitchum South Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1831 British RN personnel
Charles Bishop age 19 born 1810 Mapledurham, rant Private 3rd cl RM, ship Volage, location Rio de Janeiro en route home.
Discharge: At own request having served twenty one years good service.
1851 English Census – Charles a pensioner age 40 – single -living at Green Dean Street Mapledurham Oxfordshire England with his brother William and his wife Mary.