|Birth date and place||31 Mar 1827 Hambleton, Oakham, Rutland, England.|
|Baptism date and place||April 1831 Wesleyan Methodist, Oakham, Rutland.|
|Civil Census Residences||Cottages, Oakham Union, Hambleton, Rutland (1841).|
Wood Street, Brompton, Kent (1851).
Corporation Buildings Clerkenwell, Holborn, London (1871).
147 Farringdon Buildings, Clerkenwell, Holborn, London (1881).
Cavendish Buildings, Clerkenwell Road, Holborn, London (1891).
See Musters below (1851, 1861).
Prison Officer (1871).
Commercial Traveller (1891).
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 8¼ ins. Complexion: sallow. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.|
|Marriage date and place||1st: 23 Sep 1850 St Nicholas Church, Plumstead, Kent.|
|Spouse||1st: Harriet FORSEY.|
2nd: Elizabeth ?
2nd: Charles b. 1859 and Harry b. 1861, Cornwall (step children).
Kate Annette b. 1867, Holloway, Islington, London.
|Death date and place||1891 Q2 Holborn District, London.|
|Burial date and place|
|Will and Probate|
|ARMY SERVICE DETAILS|
|Corps and Company||17th Regiment of Light Dragoons (Lancers). 1 Oct 1848 transferred to|
Royal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
|Service No. and Rank||#2140 Private.|
|Attestation date and place||14 Apr 1846 Barley Thorpe, Rutland.|
|Service/Campaigns||Western Australia 10 years 10 months.|
|Musters||WO11-124 7th Company, Chatham (1851).|
WO11-130 (1851) to WO11-207 (1862) Western Australia.
|Promotions & Reductions||Private to 2nd Corporal 1 May 1859.|
2nd Corporal to Corporal 1 Jun 1861.
Corporal to Sapper 30 Oct 1863.
Sapper to 2nd Corporal 1 Feb 1866.
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Four Good Conduct Badges.|
|Courts Martial||Detachment Court Martial 23 Jan 1862 – acquitted. Offence unknown.|
Regimental Court Martial 27 Oct 1863 – tried and imprisoned for insubordinate conduct. Reduced to Sapper.
Twice entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
|Discharge date and place||30 Apr 1867 Chatham.|
|Length of Service||21 years 14 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97-1363-215.|
|Post Discharge Residence||48 Walton Street, Brompton, London.|
|Pension District||2nd N. London (1867). 1st E. London (Jul 1869).|
|Pension||1/2½d. per diem.|
|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.188 see sidebar].|
Guildford Convict Depot Jun 1853 to Jul 1853.
York Convict Depot Aug 1853 to Mar 1854.
|Subscriptions to Funds||None.|
|Land Acquisition||None in Western Australia.|
|Newspaper Articles||Perth Gazette 1 Jul 1859.|
|Departure date and destination||Dep. Fremantle 27 Apr 1862 for Cape of Good Hope and London.|