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1863 HMS Orpheus Shipwreck Research folder

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Reference: ADM 38/8650. Description: Orpheus. D.O.. Date: 1861 Oct.23-1863 May 7. Held by: The National Archives, Kew. Legal status: Public Record(s). Note - Only small sections of this document viewed and used (that had already been copied into the public domain) at time of research Olney-518 22:48, 24 August 2019 (UTC) - If you have access to more or the whole folder please either add details or send scanned copies to the researcher so further value can be added to profiles

The original list of names for this roll of honour came from The Times newspaper for 6 April 1863, 13 April 1863 and 08 May 1863



Contents

Survived

A

  • Amphlett, Edward A.
    • Paymaster
  • Ankett, Alfred (Ankell) (Ankelt)
    • Ordinary Seaman - 2nd Class

B

  • Ball, William
    • Seaman
  • Banister, Samuel
    • Seaman
  • Beer, John (James)
    • Carpenter
  • Bentell, Henry (Bentlelt)
    • Boy - 1st Class
  • Boland, Josh (James) (Joseph)
    • Ordinary Seaman
  • Briggs, Edward
    • Carpenters Crew
    • Born 14 Dec 1834 Portsmouth / ADM 38/8650
  • Brown, Henry
    • Seaman / Quartermaster
    • Born 19 Dec 1820 Portsmouth / ADM 38/8650
  • Brown, James J
    • Seaman
  • Burton, Thomas H.
    • Boy - 1st Class
    • DOB 12 May 1845 - Buckland, Hampshire / ADM 38/8650
  • Buttler, Frederick
    • Seaman
    • Belonging to the 'Harrier' (Deserter)

C

  • Carpenter, Robert
    • Coxwain Cutter
  • Clews, William
    • Stoker
  • Cochrane, John
    • Ordinary Seaman - 2nd Class
  • Cooper, William
    • Seaman
  • Crouson, Josh (Crowson)
    • Drummer - Royal Marines

D

  • Daley, Patrick
    • Able Seaman

F

  • Feilding, Bernal W.
    • Midshipman
  • Finnis, John (Finnies)
    • Captain Maintop
  • Fisher, William
    • Able Seaman
  • Fox, Charles
    • Seaman

G

  • Geary, Thomas (William)
    • Able Seaman
  • Graham, Henry
    • Ordinary Seaman
  • Graham, James
    • Ordinary Seaman

H

  • Hall, John (Hill)
    • Able Seaman
  • Herbert, Thomas
    • Able Seaman
  • Herbert, William
    • Boy - 2nd Class
  • Hill, Charles
    • 2nd Lieutenant
    • c1836-1864 (1864-04-29)
    • Survivor of the wreck of the H.M.S. Orpheus. Killed during the Battle of Gate Pā - Tauranga Mission Cemetery
  • Holmes, Henry
    • Seaman
  • Horrigan, John (William)
    • Commodore's Servant
    • picked up at one o'clock on the 8th by a coaster off Peeponga
  • Hunt, Charles George
    • Midshipman
    • 19-year-old
    • Charles came from a distinguished Gloucestershire family. Some of his older relatives were acquainted with the New Zealand Governor, Sir George Grey, who invited the young sailor to Kawau Island to recuperate.
  • Hurlestone, George (Hurlstone)
    • Boy - 1st Class

I

  • Ideson, John D
    • Boy - 2nd Class

J

  • Johnson, William
    • Captain Mizen Top
  • Jordan, Joseph (Jorden)
    • Seaman

K

  • Kennedy, James
    • Captain Mast

L

  • Languish, William (Langrish)
    • Ordinary Seaman

M

  • Moore, William (Mason)
    • Boatswain
  • Mayes, William
    • Able Seaman
  • Morley, John (Morby)
    • Captain Forecastle

N

  • Newman, Henry
    • Ordinary Seaman - 2nd Class
  • Nicholson, John
    • Seaman / Carpenters Crew
    • Born 5 July 1833 Gosport / ADM 38/8650

O

  • Oliert, William (aka HILLS Alexander)
    • Signalman

P

  • Parsons, James
    • Ordinary Seaman
  • Palin, William (Pasin)
    • Able Seaman
  • Pilbeam, Alfred (Pilbem)
    • Ordinary Seaman
  • Portbury, Henry (Partbury)
    • Able Seaman

Q

  • Quinton, John
    • Captain Foretop

R

  • Roberts, George
    • Ordinary Seaman - 2nd Class
  • Roe, Richard
    • Marine
  • Russell, Thomas
    • Able Seaman
  • Russell, William
    • Ordinary Seaman - 2nd Class

S

  • Seale, George (Seal)
    • Ordinary Seaman
  • Snudden, Thomas (Smedden)
    • Able Seaman
  • Sparshott, William (James)
    • Ordinary Seaman - 2nd Class
  • Stupple, Henry (Stuffle)
    • Boatswain Mate
  • Summers, Jason
    • Seaman


T

  • Taylor, James
    • Stoker
  • Tilly, Arthur
    • Ordinary Seaman
  • Turtle, George
    • Ordinary Seaman

W

  • Walker, Henry J
    • Able Seaman
  • Walsh, Edward
    • Ordinary Seaman
  • Ward, George
    • Able Seaman
  • Weir, Charles
    • Captain Mast
  • Wells, Noah
    • Ordinary Seaman - 2nd Class
  • Wilson, James
    • Captain Foretop

Y

  • Yonge, Duke D
    • Lieutenant
  • Young, George
    • Able Seaman

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Killed

A

B

  • Burnett, William Farquarson , CB
    • Commodore
    • 46-year-old
  • buried in the Symonds Street cemetery in Auckland. His grave was obliterated during motorway construction work in the 1960s, but he and the other two sailors are listed on the memorial wall in the cemetery.
  • name is also included on a memorial plaque in St Paul’s Anglican Church, Symonds Street.

C

D

E

F

G

H

J

K

  • Kingston, John
    • Boy - 1st Class
    • DOB 29 Jan 1845 - Ireland / ADM 38/8650

L

M

TO THE MEMORY OF MARY MARINDA
WIDOW OF
CAPTAIN MUDGE R.N.
WHO DIED 31ST MAY 1864
AND THEIR SON
WILLIAM TERTIUS FITZWILLIAM MUDGE
FIRST LIEUTENANT
OF H.M.S. ORPHEUS
WRECKED OFF MANUKAU BAR
NEW ZEALAND
7TH FEBRUARY 1863

N

O

P

  • Pascoe, John
    • Chief Boatswain’s Mate
    • buried in the Symonds Street cemetery in Auckland.
  • Pay, John
    • Carpenters Crew
    • Born 26 July 1835 Hamstead, Sussex / ADM 38/8650

R

S

T

  • Thomas, Henry
    • Carpenters Crew
    • Born 27 May 1837 West Coast Africa / ADM 38/8650
    • Married

V

  • Veal, Robert H.
    • Boy - 2nd Class
    • DOB 5 Nov 1844 - Portsmouth, Hampshire / ADM 38/8650

W

Y





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ADM 38/8650 is the folder held at the National Archives @ Kew containing Orpheus's Crew records
posted by Graeme Olney