PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/AliasDennis HUTTON
Birth date and place22 Sep 1829 Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences5 Duntocher, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshsire, Scotland (1841).
Woolwich, Kent, England (1851).
4 Grove Cottages, Brompton, Kent (1861).
School of Military Engineering, Brompton Barracks, Kent (1871).
14 Westcourt Street, Chatham, Kent (1881 wife & children only).
TradeBricklayer.
Slater (1851).
Engineer (1861).
Officers’ Domestic Servant (1871).
Plasterer (1875).
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 9½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: dark brown.
Marriage date and place1st 7 Feb 1851 St George the Martyr, Southwark, Surrey.
2nd bigamous 5 May 1875 St Mary Magdalene, Woolwich, Kent.
Spouse1st Mary JEWELL.
2nd bigamous Catherine Jane GATES (widow of ? Condon).
Children of 1st MarriageMary Catherine b. 1851 Woolwich, Kent.
William James b. 1854, Western Australia.
Dennis b. 1856, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Emily Kennedy b. 1859, Western Australia.
William Charles  b. 1869, Southampton, Hampshire.
Death date and place
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#462 Sapper.
Attestation date and placec. 1847.
Service/CampaignsWestern Australia 8 years +.
MustersWO11-130 (1851) to WO11-169 (1959) Western Australia.
Promotions
Medals, Clasps and Badges
Casualty/Medical
Courts Martial
Criminal Court Old BaileyTrial 5 Jun 1875. Offence: bigamy. Verdict: guilty. Sentence: Three months’ imprisonment.
Click here for Court Proceedings.
Discharge date and placec. 1868.
Length of Servicec. 21 years.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceNo Chelsea Pension WO97 records extant.
Post Discharge ResidenceKent.
Pension District
Pension1/0d. per diem  [Old Bailey t18750605-429]
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipMarion.
Departure and Arrival datesDep. Portland 2 Nov 1851. Arr. Fremantle 30 Jan 1852.
Occupations post-arrival in WAInstructing Warder.
Guildford Convict Depot Feb 1852 to Sep 1853.
Subscriptions to FundsNone.
Land AcquisitionNone in Western Australia.
Ship ex-WARobert Morrison.
Departure date and destinationDep. Fremantle 4 Oct 1859 for Cape of Good Hope and London.