British Army. New Plymouth Garrison, Imperial Regiments

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The 57th Regiment of the British Army was stationed at New Plymouth from 1861 to 1865. The Garrison was located on Marsland Hill, some Officers and Soldiers were billeted within the town of New Plymouth.
The records include defaulters' books (July 1863-March 1865); letterbook (November 1863-March 1865); order books (November 1860-July 1864); quartermaster's letterbook (August 1863-May 1865).
The information from these books was used to form the Taranaki Index of Names, a card index of Taranaki Families.

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  Box 1

New Plymouth Garrison Letterbook. 1863 - 1865

New Plymouth Garrison Quarter Master's Letterbook. 1863 - 1865

  Box 2

New Plymouth Garrison Defaulters Book. 1863 - 1865

Typescript of New Plymouth Garrison Defaulters Book. 1863 - 1865

  Box 3

Garrison Order Book. 1864

Garrison Order Book. 1862 - 1864

  Box 4

Defaulters Book. Victoria Camp. 1864

Photocopy. 67p.(Re-imaged to A4 paper 25 May 2007)

  Box 5

New Plymouth Garrison Defaulters Book. 1864 - 1865 (photocopy)

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