|Birth date and place||c. 1829 Drumglass, Dungannon, Tyrone, Ireland.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences||Ordnance Map Office, Royal Sappers & Miners, Southampton, Hampshire, England (1851).|
William Street, Plumstead, Woolwich, Kent (1871).
4 Crawley Cottages, Lower Woolwich Road, Woolwich, Kent (1881).
See Muster below (1861).
Store Holder, Woolwich Arsenal (1871).
Surveyor, Woolwich Arsenal (1881).
|Physical Description||Height: 6 ft. 0 ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: grey. Hair: fair.|
|Marriage date and place||28 Jan 1854 Fremantle, Western Australia.|
|Spouse||Mary Ann BROWN (widow of ? Bleazdale/Bleasdale).|
|Children||James William b. 1854, Fremantle, Western Australia.|
Note: James William was a Bugler in the Royal Sappers & Miners [1871 Census].
Mary Jane b. 1857, Ireland.
Wilhelmina Margaret Emma b. 1862, Woolwich, Kent.
Ellen Nora (Amey?) b. 1864, Woolwich, Kent.
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|Will and Probate|
|ARMY SERVICE DETAILS|
|Corps and Company||Royal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).|
|Service No. and Rank||#1288 Sapper.|
|Attestation date and place||11 Jun 1846 Glenluce, Ireland.|
|Service/Campaigns||Western Australia 5 years 6 months.|
|Musters||WO11-130 (1851) to WO11-146 (1856) Western Australia.|
WO11-190 5th Company, Woolwich (1861).
|Promotions||Sapper to 2nd Corporal 1 Jun 1861.|
2nd Corporal to Corporal 1 Jan 1863.
Corporal to Sergeant 1 Jan 1867.
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Four Good Conduct Badges.|
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal.
Eight entries in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
|Court of Summary Jurisdiction||Convicted on 17 Nov 1884 Greenwich for using threats, etc. Sentenced to one calendar month hard labour (or surety). Pension suspended for time in prison.|
|Discharge date and place||14 Jun 1870 Woolwich.|
|Length of Service||23 years 124 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97-1851-48.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Works Department, Royal Arsenal, Woolwich.|
|Pension District||Woolwich (1870). Greenwich (May 1874).|
|Pension||20d. per diem.|
|ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival dates||Dep. Plymouth 2 Nov 1851. Arr. Fremantle 30 Jan 1852.|
|Occupations post-arrival in WA||Instructing Warder [Barker p.90].|
North Fremantle Convict Depot Mar to Jun 1852.
|Subscriptions to Funds||None.|
|Land Acquisition||None in Western Australia.|
|Ship ex-WA||Esmeralda. See Crimean War Connection.|
|Departure date and destination||Dep. Fremantle 25 Feb 1856, via Cape of Good Hope and St Helena to London.|