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- Melling, Henry
|PERSONAL DETAILS||Henry MELLING (Milling)|
|Birth date and place||c. 1820.|
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|Civil Census Residences|
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 10 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: light grey. Hair: sandy. Face: long. Build: middling stout.|
Distinguishing marks: Cupped right breast.
|Marriage date and place|
Mrs Melling visited Henry Melling in Millbank Prison [Pcom2-37-2777].
Mary Melling arrived in Western Australia on Robert Morrison 7 Mar 1866 [Acc 115-93 WA SRO].
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|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||1st (King’s) Dragoon Guards.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#868 Private.|
|Attestation date and place||Before 1844 (tentative).|
|Musters||1851 Q1 Dublin, Ireland [WO12-112].|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
|Regimental Courts Martial||Two convictions, details unknown.|
|District Courts Martial||Canterbury, England [WO86-005-10] recorded as Milling.|
Trial: 25 Mar 1844 Desertion & Losing Necessaries. Sentence: 2 months Hard Labour. Stoppages.
Clonmel, Ireland [WO86-006-118] recorded as Milling.
Trial 10 Jul 1849 Disobedience of Orders. Sentence: 112 days Hard Labour, 70 days remitted.
Athlone, Ireland [WO86-007-5].
Trial: 9 Feb 1852 Drunk on Duty. Sentence: 56 days Hard Labour. Stoppages.
Newbridge, Ireland [WO86-007-137]
Trial: 13 May 1854 Habitual drunkenness. Sentence: 54 days Hard Labour. Stoppages.
|General Courts Martial||Haida Pasha, Scutari [WO90-3-33].|
Trial: 13 Mar 1856. Violence & abusive language to superior officer. Habitual drunkenness.
Sentenced: Life transportation.
|Prison and Register #||Scutari 2 days.|
On board ship to England 16 days. Woolwich 42 days.
9 Jun 1856 to 12 Mar 1857 Millbank Prison #2777 9 months 3 days [Pcom2-37-2777].
12 Mar to 10 Sep 1857 Portland Prison #6754 5 months 29 days [Pcom2-385-6754].
10-23 Sep 1857 to 1 Jan 1858 Convict Ship Nile 100 days passage (via Bahia, Brazil) from Plymouth.
1 Jan 1858 Fremantle Prison #4515.
|Chelsea Pension Reference||Not eligible.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Western Australia.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||23 Sep 1857 Plymouth; 1 Jan 1858 Fremantle.|
Labourer, Toodyay. General Servant, Perth. See sidebar 1863-1866.
|WA Convict #||4515.|
|Dates and Details|
|Conviction and Sentence by Toodyay Resident Magistrate.|
21 Feb 1862 Drunk. Fined 5 shillings.
18 Nov 1862 Drunk. Finde 10 shillings.
25 May 1864 Drunk & loitering about public house. 14 days in Lockup.
|WA Ticket of Leave||14 Jul 1860 Toodyay.|
|WA Certificate of Freedom||–|
|WA Conditional Pardon||21 Apr 1866 Toodyay.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||Perth Gazette 19 Jul 1867.|
|Departure from WA||18 Jul 1867 for Batavia on Sea Nymph.|