|Birth date and place||15 May 1812 Sandwich, Kent, England.|
|Baptism date and place||14 Jun 1812 St Mary the Virgin, Sandwich, Kent, England.|
|Civil Census Residences||2 Sandy Hill, Woolwich, Kent (1851).|
Norton Green, Freshwater, Isle of Wight, Hampshire (1861).
Margate Cottage, Fir Grove Road, Millbrook, Southampton (1871).
Ironmonger Shop, Millbrook, South Stoneham, Hampshire (1881).
116 Shirley Road, Millbrook, South Stoneham, Hampshire (1891).
See Musters below (1841, 1851, 1860).
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 8 ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: hazel. Hair: light brown.|
|Marriage date and place||1842 Southampton, England.|
|Children||John William b. 1850, Hebrides, Scotland.|
James Frederick b. 1853, York, Western Australia.
Frances Emma b. 1855, Perth, Western Australia.
Joseph Benjamin b. 1858, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Alice Mary b. 1862, Freshwater, Isle of Wight, Hampshire.
Emma Amelia b. 1864, Freshwater, Isle of Wight, Hampshire.
Lincoln George b. 1869, Millbrook, South Stoneham, Hampshire.
|Death date and place||1892 Millbrook, South Stoneham, Hampshire.|
|Burial date and place|
|Will and Probate||None.|
|ARMY SERVICE DETAILS|
|Corps and Company||Royal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).|
|Service No. and Rank||#1720 Sapper.|
|Attestation date and place||24 Oct 1837 Rochester, Kent.|
|Service/Campaigns||Western Australia 8 years 5 months.|
|Musters||WO11-93 Cork, Ireland. With Lt. Robinson’s detachment, Merrick, Kirkcudbright (1841).|
WO11-126 Detachment, Woolwich (1851)
WO11-130 (1851) to WO11-172 (1860) Western Australia.
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Five Good Conduct Badges.|
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (£10 gratuity).
Once entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
|Discharge date and place||18 Dec 1860 Chatham.|
|Length of Service||23 years 56 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97-1360-172.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Royal Engineer Office, Needles Division, Isle of Wight.|
|Pension||1/2d. per diem.|
|ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival dates||Dep. Woolwich 10 Sep 1851. Arr. Fremantle 18 Dec 1851.|
|Occupations post-arrival in WA||Instructing Warder [Barker p.69].|
York Convict Depot Mar 1852 to Jul 1853.
Freshwater Bay Convict Depot Oct 1853 to Feb 1855.
Mt Eliza Convict Depot Mar to Jul 1855.
North Fremantle Convict Depot Aug to Dec 1855 (at least).
|Subscriptions to Funds||Nightingale Fund 1857.|
Indian Relief Fund 1858.
|Land Acquisition||None in Western Australia.|
|Newspaper Articles||Perth Gazette 24 Jun 1853.|
Inquirer & Commercial News 1 & 8 Apr 1857.
Perth Gazette 15 Jul 1859.
|Ship ex-WA||Lord Raglan.|
|Departure date and destination||Dep. Fremantle 26 Jan 1860 for Cape of Good Hope and London.|