Author Topic: Military camp or prison? Shorncliffe camp  (Read 12870 times)

Offline mixerman41

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Re: Military camp or prison? Shorncliffe camp
« Reply #18 on: Wednesday 05 November 14 10:35 GMT (UK) »
I had a Cousin Isaac Appleyard b1822, who was serving his sentence of 7 years for stealing boots {3rd offence} in Millbank Prison, London.
He was convicted at Leeds Sessions in 1848 & sent to Millbank Prison  & then he was sent to Shorncliffe Convict Station on 26th Feb 1850 as a result of Cholera epidemic in London,
So he is on the 1851 Census along with a lot of names of other convicts

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Re: Military camp or prison? Shorncliffe camp
« Reply #19 on: Wednesday 30 August 17 22:35 BST (UK) »
If you don't mind me asking what regiment was your father in at shornecliffe? My mums father was there doing his national service around 1956 but she doesn't know anything else about his apart from his name.

My father was at Shorncliffe (or Shorecliffe as he pronounced it) around 1955/6.  This was after his spell in Egypt just before he finished his National Service.

helen  :)

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