PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/AliasJohn HAY
Birth date and place10 Oct 1823 Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Baptism date and place16 Nov 1823 Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Civil Census ResidencesRenfrew Street, Barony, Blythswood, Lanarkshire (1861).
103 Hospital Street, Govan, Hutchesontown, Larnarkshire (1871).
104 South Portland Street, Govan, Gorbals, Lanarkshire (1881).
TradeMason.
Builder (1881).
Physical Description
Marriage date and place3 Jan 1851 Fremantle, Western Australia.
SpouseEliza GOUTS or GOATS.
ChildrenWalter Dick b. 1853, York, Western Australia.
John James b. 1854, York, Western Australia.
Elizabeth Margarette Ralph b. 1855, York, Western Australia.
Emily Ralph b. 1857, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Agnes Lyle b. 1859, Fremantle, Western Australia.
James Charles b. 1861, Blythswood, Glasgow, Lanarkshire.
Helen (Ellen) Dowie b. 1863, Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Lanarkshire.
Charles Thomas b. 1865, Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Lanarkshire.
Mary Jane b. 1867, Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Lanarkshire.
Margaret Dick b. 1872, Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Lanarkshire.
Death date and placeBetween 1881 & 1891.
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death Notices
ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and CompanyRoyal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank#2029 Sapper.
Attestation date and placec. 1848 Glasgow ?
Service/CampaignsWestern Australia 9 years 9 months.
MustersWO11-130 (1850) to WO11-172 (1860) Western Australia.
PromotionsSapper to 2nd Corporal.
2nd Corporal to Corporal.
Medals, Clasps and Badges
Casualty/Medical
Courts Martial (and type)
Discharge date and placec. 1860.
Length of Servicec. 12 years.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceNo Chelsea Pension WO97 records extant.
Post Discharge Residence
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipScindian.
Departure and Arrival datesDep. Portsmouth 4 Mar 1850. Arr. Fremantle 1 Jun 1850.
Occupations post-arrival in WAInstructing Warder [Barker p.99].
York Convict Depot Feb 1852 to Dec 1855 (at least).
Acting Assistant Superintendent York Depot 1853.
Repairing Road York to Perth 1856.
Public Works at Pensioners’ Barracks, Fremantle 1857.
Supervising foundation at Commissariat Store 1859.
Subscriptions to FundsNone.
Land AcquisitionNone in Western Australia.
Ship ex-WALord Raglan. 
Departure date and destinationDep. Fremantle 26 Jan 1860 for Cape of Good Hope and London.