Name/Alias Allan KAY
Birth date and place 28 Jun 1824 Barony, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences Woolwich Barracks, Kent, England (1851).
149 Regent Street, Westminster, Middlesex (1871).
90 Grosvenor Road, Westminster, Middlesex (1881).
167 Fentiman Road, Lambeth, London (1891).
167 Fentiman Road, Lambeth, London (1901).
See Musters below (1851, 1861).
Trade Cooper.
Wine Merchant.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 7¼ ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: blue. Hair: fair.
Marks or Scars: marks of cupping at the back of neck.
Marriage date and place 3 Apr 1851 St Paul’s Church, Deptford, Kent.
Spouse Joanna WELSH.
Children William John b. 1852, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Allan b. 1853 (d.1854), Fremantle, Western Australia.
Elizabeth b. 1855, Fremantle, Western Australia.
John b. 1856, York, Western Australia.
Johanna b. 1859 (d.1861), Fremantle, Western Australia.
Death date and place 10 Jan 1906 21 Carholme Road, Forest Hill, Kent.
Burial date and place
Will and Probate 5 Feb 1906 Probate, London Registry. Effects £262.
Death Notices
Corps and Company Royal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Paddington Rifles 28 Oct 1870 to 5 Jul 1873 (after Army discharge).
Service No. and Rank #798 Sapper.
Attestation date and place 6 Jan 1844 Glasgow, Lanarkshire.
Service/Campaigns Gibraltar 5 years 11 months.
Western Australia 10 years 8 months.
Musters WO11-123 2nd Company, Woolwich (1851)
WO11-130 (1852) to WO11-207 (1862) Western Australia.
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Five Good Conduct Badges.
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal.
Casualty/Medical None.
Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 27 Feb 1866 Chatham.
Length of Service 22 years 53 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97-1361-189.
Post Discharge Residence Millbank Prison, London.
Pension District 2nd No. London.
Pension 1/1½d. per diem.
Ship Marion.
Departure and Arrival dates Dep. Portland 2 Nov 1851. Arr. Fremantle 30 Jan 1852.
Occupations post-arrival in WA Instructing Warder [Barker p.117].
Subscriptions to Funds None.
Land Acquisition None in Western Australia.
Ship ex-WA Lincelles.
Departure date and destination Dep. Fremantle 27 Apr 1862 for Cape of Good Hope and London.