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by NOTYAL37
Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:47 am
Forum: Visitors' Quarters - 1/95th Rifle
Topic: Lt Jonathan Layton
Replies: 31
Views: 265242

Re: Lt Jonathan Layton

After a long silence, an an unbelievable number of visitors, I have at last come across the correct details of Lt Jonathan Layton's burial – as follows: Bishop’s Transcript (Ancestry): Jonathan Layton, Frederic St, aged 53, was buried 6 July 1836 at St Giles in the Fields (The Poets’ Church), Camden...
by NOTYAL37
Sun Mar 15, 2015 12:26 pm
Forum: Visitors' Quarters - 1/95th Rifle
Topic: Lt Jonathan Layton
Replies: 31
Views: 265242

Re: Lt Jonathan Layton

The Views counter seems to have gone berserk... Nothing more to add unfortunately.
by NOTYAL37
Thu Aug 15, 2013 7:26 am
Forum: Visitors' Quarters - 1/95th Rifle
Topic: Lt Jonathan Layton
Replies: 31
Views: 265242

Re: Lt Jonathan Layton

After a long silence, I have at last something more to add to the tale of Lt Jonathan Layton of the 1st battalion. Named silver campaign medals (Waterloo 1815) were awarded for the first time to all men and officers that took part in the Waterloo battles and were distributed in early 1816. Lt Jonath...
by NOTYAL37
Tue Feb 07, 2012 11:05 am
Forum: Visitors' Quarters - 1/95th Rifle
Topic: Lt Jonathan Layton
Replies: 31
Views: 265242

Re: Lt Jonathan Layton

More details about the life of Jonathan Layton keep cropping up! On retiring on half pay in 1818, he appears to have returned to Reedham Hall in Norfolk, where his older brother Charles had lived until 1817 - continuing the family's ties with the property, dating from the 1730s. In 1822, however, he...
by NOTYAL37
Fri Jan 13, 2012 8:16 pm
Forum: Visitors' Quarters - 1/95th Rifle
Topic: Lieutenant Molloy
Replies: 8
Views: 14594

Re: Lieutenant Molloy

Fascinating stuff! How fortunate you are to have access to Molloy letters and recollections. IF you ever come across any mention of Lt Jonathan Layton I would be enormously grateful for any snippet(s) of information. Jonathan was in Leach's 2nd company (1st Bn) for most of his Peninsular service (18...
by NOTYAL37
Mon Jan 31, 2011 10:48 pm
Forum: Visitors' Quarters - 1/95th Rifle
Topic: Lt Jonathan Layton
Replies: 31
Views: 265242

Re: Lt Jonathan Layton

Gareth! Many thanks indeed for keeping an eye open for Lt Jonathan Layton. I had not expected to get any further with his career and exploits and I really needed to get George Simmon's own words rather than relying on Mark Urban's words. I am therefore most grateful for your verbatim extracts from t...
by NOTYAL37
Wed Sep 01, 2010 2:50 pm
Forum: Visitors' Quarters - 1/95th Rifle
Topic: William Edmonds /Capt Lee's Co.
Replies: 1
Views: 7108

Re: William Edmonds /Capt Lee's Co.

Hi, According to Caldwell & Cooper (Rifle Green at Waterloo), Private William Edmunds joined the 95th on 4th January 1806. That would suggest that he probably served in the Peninsular War and would have been entitled to the Military Service Medal (and probably several bars for different engagements)...
by NOTYAL37
Thu Mar 25, 2010 6:42 am
Forum: Visitors' Quarters - 1/95th Rifle
Topic: Lt Jonathan Layton
Replies: 31
Views: 265242

Re: Lt Jonathan Layton

Thanks Adrian, once again, for your advice. I have been to the PRO many moons ago, so I am aware of the bun fight to get documents!

Cheers,

Ian
by NOTYAL37
Wed Mar 24, 2010 10:27 am
Forum: Visitors' Quarters - 1/95th Rifle
Topic: Lt Jonathan Layton
Replies: 31
Views: 265242

Re: Lt Jonathan Layton

Greetings from northern Sweden, I shall be in England and hope to visit the PRO at Kew between 4th to 7th May - hopefully to find out more about the military career of my remote ancestor, Jonathan Layton. If anyone (perhaps Adrian?) has any tips on which series of records I should look at, to clarif...
by NOTYAL37
Tue Feb 02, 2010 2:03 pm
Forum: Visitors' Quarters - 1/95th Rifle
Topic: Lt Jonathan Layton
Replies: 31
Views: 265242

Re: Lt Jonathan Layton

Hi, I may have given the wrong signals, but I do know that Jonathan received a Waterloo Medal (he is on the list just cited). However, according to Caldwell & Cooper's "Rifle Green at Waterloo" he did receive a Late Issue Medal and I was trying to find out more about the two, apparently separate, is...
by NOTYAL37
Tue Feb 02, 2010 11:26 am
Forum: Visitors' Quarters - 1/95th Rifle
Topic: Lt Jonathan Layton
Replies: 31
Views: 265242

Re: Lt Jonathan Layton

Does anyone know anything about the Late Issue Waterloo Medal awarded to those who fought between the 16th and 18th June 1815? It appears to have been distributed later, to those who were wounded (in hospital?) and who were not with their battallion/company at the time of the first issue. What were ...
by NOTYAL37
Wed Nov 18, 2009 8:39 am
Forum: Visitors' Quarters - 1/95th Rifle
Topic: Lt Jonathan Layton
Replies: 31
Views: 265242

Re: Lt Jonathan Layton

Sorry for the delay in providing more details of Lt Jonathan Layton's life outside his service years. Jonathan Layton was named after his father’s elder brother Jonathan (1742-1801), who was the squire/copyholder of Reedham Hall (Norfolk) until his death. Young Jonathan was born in Clippesby, the se...
by NOTYAL37
Wed Nov 11, 2009 8:40 am
Forum: Visitors' Quarters - 1/95th Rifle
Topic: Lt Jonathan Layton
Replies: 31
Views: 265242

Re: Lt Jonathan Layton

Yes! Challis had really done his homework...

Ian
by NOTYAL37
Tue Nov 10, 2009 11:34 pm
Forum: Visitors' Quarters - 1/95th Rifle
Topic: Lt Jonathan Layton
Replies: 31
Views: 265242

Re: Lt Jonathan Layton

:cry: I had written a long account of Jonathan Layton's life before and after his service with the 1/95th but somehow the text failed to register in my previous reply! It is a bit too late to wade through it yet again tonight, so please watch this space... I do have the reprinted recollections of Le...
by NOTYAL37
Sun Nov 08, 2009 1:05 am
Forum: Visitors' Quarters - 1/95th Rifle
Topic: Lt Jonathan Layton
Replies: 31
Views: 265242

Re: Lt Jonathan Layton

Well done, Adrian! Interesting to see that Charles Eeles, Jonathan Layton & Thomas Smith all disappear from the 1st Bn returns covering 25th Mar to 24th Jun 1813. If I have interpreted Lionel S. Challis's "Peninsula Roll Call" correctly, it would appear that Chas. Eeles was Brigade Major for the Lig...