PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/Alias John HAY
Birth date and place 10 Oct 1823 Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Baptism date and place 16 Nov 1823 Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Civil Census Residences Renfrew Street, Barony, Blythswood, Lanarkshire (1861).
103 Hospital Street, Govan, Hutchesontown, Larnarkshire (1871).
104 South Portland Street, Govan, Gorbals, Lanarkshire (1881).
Trade Mason.
Builder (1881).
Physical Description
Marriage date and place 3 Jan 1851 Fremantle, Western Australia.
Spouse Eliza GOUTS or GOATS.
Children Walter 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 place Between 1881 & 1891.
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death Notices
ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and Company Royal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank #2029 Sapper.
Attestation date and place c. 1848 Glasgow ?
Service/Campaigns Western Australia 9 years 9 months.
Musters WO11-130 (1850) to WO11-172 (1860) Western Australia.
Promotions Sapper to 2nd Corporal.
2nd Corporal to Corporal.
Medals, Clasps and Badges
Casualty/Medical
Courts Martial (and type)
Discharge date and place c. 1860.
Length of Service c. 12 years.
Chelsea Pension Reference No Chelsea Pension WO97 records extant.
Post Discharge Residence
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Scindian.
Departure and Arrival dates Dep. Portsmouth 4 Mar 1850. Arr. Fremantle 1 Jun 1850.
Occupations post-arrival in WA Instructing Warder [Barker p.99].
1852 York Depot.
1853 Acting Assistant Superintendent York Depot 1853.
1856 Repairing Road York to Perth.
1857 Public Works at Pensioners’ Barracks, Fremantle.
1859 Supervising foundation at Commissariat Store.
Subscriptions to Funds None.
Land Acquisition None in Western Australia.
Ship ex-WA Lord Raglan. 
Departure date and destination Dep. Fremantle 26 Jan 1860 for Cape of Good Hope and London.