PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/AliasEmmanuel UNWIN
Birth date and placec. 1829 Blythe, Redford, Nottinghamshire, England.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census ResidencesNosbro Green, Eckington, Derbyshire (1841).
Royal Ordnance Hospital, Woolwich, Kent (1851).
TradeStonemason.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 7½ ins. Complexion: dark. Eyes: hazel. Hair: black.
Marriage date and place11 Aug 1850 St Nicholas, Plumstead, Kent.
SpouseMary Ann HAINGE.
ChildrenWilliam b. 1851, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Henry b. 1855, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Harriet Charlotte b. 1857 (d.1861), Melbourne, Victoria.
John Emanuel b. 1859, Williamstown, Victoria.
Emma b. 1861, Taradale, Victoria.
Emanuel b. 1865 (d.1866), Williamstown, Victoria.
Manny b. 1867, Williamstown, Victoria.
Death date and place10 Feb 1888 (4 a.m.) Melbourne Gaol, Victoria.
Cause of Death: Pleuro Pneumonia. Inquest: Melbourne Gaol.
[Victoria Inquest Deposition Files 1840-1925].
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death/Funeral Notices
ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and CompanyRoyal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank#2474 Private.
Attestation date and place31 Dec 1849 Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Service/CampaignsWestern Australia 3 years 6 months.
MustersWO11-126 Detachment, Woolwich (1851).
WO11-130 (1851) to WO11-142 (1855), Western Australia.
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesOne Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/MedicalInjury of the left knee.
While employed at the General Exhibition in March 1851, his left knee was squeezed between a monument and a large ? , he was under treatment 4 months, after which he was sent to Western Australia, where from the exercise occasioned by his duty his knee again became bad, and he was invalided to England in consequence. Disability caused by his military service.
Unfit for service and likely to be permanently disqualified for military duty, but that he is able materially to adjust himself [Woolwich 20 July 1855].
Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place14 Aug 1855 Woolwich.
Length of Service5 years 227 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97-1364-140.
Post Discharge ResidenceNot stated.
Pension DistrictMelbourne.
Pension7d. per diem for 15 months.
3 Mar 1857 Pension expired [WO22-65-95].
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipAnna Robertson.
Departure and Arrival datesDep. Woolwich 10 Sep 1851. Arr. Fremantle 18 Dec 1851.
Occupations post-arrival in WAInstructing Warder [Barker p.206].
Toodyay Convict Depot Jan to Apr 1852.
Subscriptions to FundsNone.
Land AcquisitionNone in Western Australia.
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer & Commercial News 7 Mar 1855.
Mount Alexander Mail 16 Jun 1862 – Unwin vs. Young, goods sold and delivered.
Mount Alexander Mail 16 Jun 1862 – Unwin vs. Holt & Neil, assault.
The Argus 19 Jul, 7 Aug, 8 Aug 1866 – Insolvency.
The Argus 15 Jun 1868 – Unregistered dog.
Ship ex-WADevonshire. 
Departure date and destinationDep. Fremantle 5 Mar 1855 for Cape of Good Hope and London.
Ship ex-EnglandMedway. 
Departure date and destinationDep. England 9 Sep 1856. Arr. Melbourne, Victoria 13 Dec 1856.