Name/Alias James STEIN aka James John
Birth date and place c. 1818 St Luke, London, Middlesex, England.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences New Road, Woolwich, Kent (1851).
See Muster below (1851).
Trade Painter.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 9 ins. Complexion: tanned. Eyes: hazel. Hair: dark brown, inclined to grey.
Marriage date and place 1st: Nova Scotia.
2nd: 30 Jan 1858 Fremantle, Western Australia.
Spouse 1st: Mary ? (d.1852-1854).
2nd: Eliza McCARTHY (widow of Frederick Ostermayner).
Children 1st marriage: Mary Esther b. 1851 Woolwich, Kent.
2nd marriage: James b. 1859 (d. 7 weeks), Fremantle, Western Australia.
Death date and place 3 Dec 1880 Geraldton, Western Australia.
Burial date and place 4 Dec 1880 Apex Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia.
Will and Probate Will: 21 May 1866. Witnessed: 20 Apr 1875.
Probate: 12 Jan 1881, Supreme Court of Western Australia.
[Cons. 3403-1881-609].
Death/Funeral Notices West Australian 14 Dec 1880.
Fremantle Herald 18 Dec 1880.
Corps and Company Royal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank #599 Private.
Attestation date and place 14 Mar 1842 Woolwich, Kent.
Service/Campaigns Halifax, Nova Scotia 7 years 4 months.
Western Australia 10 years 3 months.
Musters WO11-123 5th Company Woolwich & Hyde Park (1851).
WO11-130 (1852) to WO11-199 (1861) Western Australia.
Promotions Private to 2nd Corporal 5 Jun 1846.
2nd Corporal to Corporal 1 Feb 1848.
Corporal to Sergeant 14 Jan 1857.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Two Good Conduct Badges.
Other Awards & Prizes The Great Exhibition 1851.
Bronze Medal and Present.
Casualty/Medical None.
Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 31 Dec 1861 Fremantle, Western Australia.
With gratuity of 12 months pay.
Length of Service 19 years 293 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97-1856-217.
WO131-0042 Deferred Pension. Examination May 1862.
Post Discharge Residence Fremantle, Western Australia.
Pension 6d. per diem. Deferred pension on attaining the age of 60.
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.195].
Convict Establishment Works Department Storeman for 15 years [Erickson].
Subscriptions to Funds Nightingale Fund 2s. 4½d. January 1857.
Indian Relief Fund 2s. 6d. June 1858.
Land Acquisition Eligible for £10 remission on 20 acres of land [CSR499-15].
1864 Suburban Lot 16 Fremantle (purchase).
Newspaper Articles Perth Gazette 21 Jan 1853.
Inquirer & Commercial News
21 Jan 1857.
Inquirer & Commercial News 9 Jun 1858.
Ship ex-WA Not applicable.