Name/Alias Emmanuel UNWIN
Birth date and place c. 1829 Blythe, Redford, Nottinghamshire, England.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences Nosbro Green, Eckington, Derbyshire (1841).
Royal Ordnance Hospital, Woolwich, Kent (1851).
Trade Stonemason.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 7½ ins. Complexion: dark. Eyes: hazel. Hair: black.
Marriage date and place 11 Aug 1850 St Nicholas, Plumstead, Kent.
Spouse Mary Ann HAINGE.
Children William 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 place 10 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
Corps and Company Royal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank #2474 Private.
Attestation date and place 31 Dec 1849 Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Service/Campaigns Western Australia 3 years 6 months.
Musters WO11-126 Detachment, Woolwich (1851).
WO11-130 (1851) to WO11-142 (1855), Western Australia.
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/Medical Injury 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 Martial None.
Discharge date and place 14 Aug 1855 Woolwich.
Length of Service 5 years 227 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97-1364-140.
Post Discharge Residence Not stated.
Pension District Melbourne.
Pension 7d. per diem for 15 months.
3 Mar 1857 Pension expired [WO22-65-95].
Ship Anna Robertson.
Departure and Arrival dates Dep. Woolwich 10 Sep 1851. Arr. Fremantle 18 Dec 1851.
Occupations post-arrival in WA Instructing Warder [Barker p.206].
Toodyay Convict Depot Jan to Apr 1852.
Subscriptions to Funds None.
Land Acquisition None in Western Australia.
Newspaper Articles Inquirer & 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-WA Devonshire. 
Departure date and destination Dep. Fremantle 5 Mar 1855 for Cape of Good Hope and London.
Ship ex-England Medway. 
Departure date and destination Dep. England 9 Sep 1856. Arr. Melbourne, Victoria 13 Dec 1856.