PERSONAL DETAILS Nathaniel 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.