PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/AliasJames HANNEY (Henney)
Birth date and placec. 1818 Okehampton, Devon, England.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census ResidencesRSM Barracks, St Mary’s, Woolwich, Kent (1851).
See Muster below (1851)
TradeMiner.
Quarryman (1851).
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 10 ins. Complexion: florid. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place1855 Fremantle, Western Australia.
SpouseJane EDMOND(S) (widow of Michael Reddin).
ChildrenJames Thomas b. 1860 (d.1860), Albany, Western Australia.
James b. 1861 (d.1861), Albany, Western Australia.
Selina b. 1862, Albany, Western Australia.
Unnamed female b. 1865 (d.1865), Albany, Western Australia.
Jane (Henney) b. 1866, Albany, Western Australia.
Death date and place18 Apr 1880 Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia.
Cause of Death: Heart disease.
Burial date and place18 Apr 1880 East Perth Cemetery, Church of England Section.
Will and ProbateNone.
Death NoticesInquirer & Commercial News 21 Apr 1880 (as Henney).
ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and CompanyRoyal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank#510 Sapper.
Attestation date and place15 Oct 1841 Devonport, Devon.
Service/CampaignsHalifax, Nova Scotia 6 years 9 months.
Western Australia 6 years.
MustersWO11-123 2nd Company, Woolwich (1851).
WO11-130 (1852) to WO11-158 (1857) Western Australia.
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesThree Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/MedicalNone.
Regimental Court MartialImprisoned 27 Dec 1841 to 21 Jan 1842 at Woolwich. For having made away with part of his regimental necessaries and having told a falsehood to his commanding officer, of which he was convicted and sentenced to 40 days imprisonment and was placed under stoppages, of which the imprisonment was remitted in honor of the christening of the Prince the Wales.
Discharge date and place8 Oct 1857 Fremantle, Western Australia.
Length of Service15 years 333 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferencesWO97-1852-14.
WO131-0016 Deferred pension.
WO131-0041 Deferred Pension. Examination 29 Dec 1857.
Post Discharge ResidenceAlbany, King George Sound, Western Australia.
Pension District
PensionDeferred pension of 6d. a day on attaining 50 years of age.
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipMarion.
Departure and Arrival datesDep. Portland 2 Nov 1851. Arr. Fremantle 30 Jan 1852.
Occupations post-arrival in WAInstructing Warder.
Subscriptions to FundsNightingale Fund 1857.
Land AcquisitionEligible for £10 remission on 20 acres of land [CSR499-15].
1866 Plantagenet District – application [Erickson p.1349].
1865 SDUR/H2/207. P866 SDUR/H3/225. 1864 SDSR/882/543? [WA SRO references].
Ship ex-WANot applicable.
Departure date and destinationNot applicable.