PERSONAL DETAILSNathaniel PARKINSON
Birth date and Place:c. 1833, Ramsey, Huntingdon, England.
Baptism date and Place:
Census Residences:South Conduit Street, Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England (1861).
Occupations pre-WA:Labourer.
Physical Description:Height: 5 ft.  6¾ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: fair.
Marks or Scars: scar on left cheek and right hand.
Marriage date and Place:1875 Newcastle, New South Wales.
Spouse:Amelia WILLIAMS (widow of James Peter Greenhaugh).
Children:Nathan b. 1873 Newcastle, New South Wales.
Death date and Place:5 Sep 1878, Georgetown, New South Wales.
Burial date and Place:7 Sep 1878, Mayfield Cemetery, North Waratah, New South Wales.
Will and Probate:Probate: 11 Oct 1879. [Series 3-3819-13660-359 NSW SRO].
Funeral Notice:Newcastle Morning Herald  7 Sep 1878.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment:89th Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank:#2933 Private.
Attestation date and Place:19 Jun 1851 Westminster, Middlesex.
Service/Campaigns:Crimea.
Musters:
Promotions:None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges:Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/Medical:Disabled by severe frostbite on all toes of right foot and first toe of left foot at Sebastopol 6 Jan 1855.
Has lost almost the whole of first & 2nd & 3rd toes of right foot and part of first toe of left.
Right foot swells greatly in walking a short distance. Unfit for further service.
Regimental Courts Martial:None.
District Courts Martial:None.
General Courts Martial:None.
Discharge date and Place:4 Sep 1855 Chatham.
Length of Service:4 years 78 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference:WO97/1652/107.
Post Discharge Residence:Ramsey, Hunts.
Post Discharge Pension District:Cambridge (1855). 1st East London (1862). Sydney NSW (1864).
Pension Amount:8d. per diem 1856. 6d. per diem 1858. Increased to 8d. per diem (permanent) 16 Aug 1859.
ARRIVAL and LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship:Norwood.
Departure and Arrival:16 Mar 1862 Portland; 09 Jun 1862 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation:Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase:None in Western Australia.
Departure from WA:1864 to Sydney, New South Wales.