HMS Victory and the Battle of Trafalgar

We have just found some exciting news –

John Welstead, aged 38, from Milton Abbas was on-board the Victory at Trafalgar on 21 Oct 1805. He was bosun’s mate.

VictoryJMWTurner

We now need to carry out more research on this man to find out about his background, his life in Milton Abbas and his family.

 

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