|Birth date and place||c. 1827 Scotland.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences||Trafalgar Place, Kensington, Middlesex, England (1851).
See Musters below (1851, 1861).
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 8 ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: blue. Hair: light brown. Visage: thin. Appearance: stout.
[Acc 128-32 Battye Library, Western Australia].
|Marriage date and place||before March 1851.|
|Spouse||Initial F (1851 Census). No other details.|
|Children||None as at 28 Jan 1862 [Acc 128-32].|
|Death date and place|
|Burial date and place|
|Will and Probate|
|ARMY SERVICE DETAILS|
|Corps and Company||Royal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).|
|Service No. and Rank||#2302 Sapper.|
|Attestation date and place||c. 1849.|
|Service/Campaigns||Western Australia. 9 years 10 months.|
|Musters||WO11-126 22nd Company, Chatham & Hyde Park (1851).
WO11-130 (1851) to WO11-191 (1861) Western Australia.
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Two Good Conduct Badges.|
|Other Awards||The Great Exhibition 1851.
Bronze Medal and Present.
(see sidebar for references)
|In prison awaiting trial 27 Feb to 31 Mar 1861.
Perth Quarter Sessions. Trial 1 to 2 Apr 1861.
Sentenced 3 years penal servitude.
Colonial Prisoner #5883. Conditional Pardon 23 Jul 1862, Perth.
Perth Gazette 5 Apr 1861.
Inquirer & Commercial News 10 Apr 1861.
|Discharge date and place||3 Apr 1861 Perth [WO11-191].|
|Length of Service||c. 12 years.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||No Chelsea Pension WO97 records extant.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Fremantle Gaol (Colonial Prisoner #5883).|
|ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival dates||Dep. Woolwich 10 Sep 1851. Arr. Fremantle 18 Dec 1851.|
|Occupations post-arrival in WA||Instructing Warder [Barker p. 126].
Toodyay Convict Depot Jan 1852 to Jan 1853.
Port Gregory (Lynton) Convict Depot May 1853 to Aug 1854.
|Subscriptions to Funds||None.|
|Land Acquisition||None in Western Australia.|
|Departure date and destination||Left for South Australia before 1865.|