PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/AliasAllan KAY
Birth date and place28 Jun 1824 Barony, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census ResidencesWoolwich 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).
TradeCooper.
Wine Merchant.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 7¼ ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: blue. Hair: fair.
Marks or Scars: marks of cupping at the back of neck.
Marriage date and place3 Apr 1851 St Paul’s Church, Deptford, Kent.
SpouseJoanna WELSH.
ChildrenWilliam 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 place10 Jan 1906 21 Carholme Road, Forest Hill, Kent.
Burial date and place
Will and Probate5 Feb 1906 Probate, London Registry. Effects £262.
Death Notices
ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and CompanyRoyal 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 place6 Jan 1844 Glasgow, Lanarkshire.
Service/CampaignsGibraltar 5 years 11 months.
Western Australia 10 years 8 months.
MustersWO11-123 2nd Company, Woolwich (1851)
WO11-130 (1852) to WO11-207 (1862) Western Australia.
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesFive Good Conduct Badges.
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal.
Casualty/MedicalNone.
Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place27 Feb 1866 Chatham.
Length of Service22 years 53 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97-1361-189.
Post Discharge ResidenceMillbank Prison, London.
Pension District2nd No. London.
Pension1/1½d. per diem.
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipMarion.
Departure and Arrival datesDep. Portland 2 Nov 1851. Arr. Fremantle 30 Jan 1852.
Occupations post-arrival in WAInstructing Warder [Barker p.117].
Subscriptions to FundsNone.
Land AcquisitionNone in Western Australia.
Ship ex-WALincelles.
Departure date and destinationDep. Fremantle 27 Apr 1862 for Cape of Good Hope and London.