Birth date and place 1 Jul 1835 Halifax, Yorkshire, England.
Baptism date and place 28 Jul 1837 Ebenezer Chapel, Cabbage Lane, Halifax, Yorkshire.
Primitive Methodist Church.
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Ring O Bells Yard, Halifax, Yorkshire (1841).
19 Ring O Bells Yard, Halifax, Yorkshire (1851).
5 Nelson Street, Halifax, Yorkshire (1861).
Beech, Warley, Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire (1871).
38 Union Street, Warley, Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire (1881).
5 Claremont Street, Beech, Warley, Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire (1891).
204 Beacon Hill Road, Halifax, Yorkshire (1901).
Occupations pre-WA Cork Cutter (1841, 1851, 1861).
Gardener (1871,1891).
Civil Court Conviction 24 Jun 1861 West Gorton, Lancashire, England.
Crime Assaulting Elizabeth Wall.
Trial 24 Jun 1861 before C J S Walker and B Joule, Magistrates.
Sentence 14 days or pay 10/-. costs 8/-.  Paid fine 28 Jun 1861.  Discharged 7 Jul 1861.
Prison and Register # #13382, Belle Vue Prison, West Gorton, Manchester City & Borough Gaol.
Physical Description Height:  5 ft. 7½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: light.
Marks or Scars: Pock pitted.
Marriage date and place 28 Jul 1862 St Peters, Huddersfield, Yorkshire.
Spouse Elizabeth GREENWOOD.
Children Emma Sarah b. 1863 (d.1864), Fremantle, Western Australia.
Annie b. 1867, Halifax, Yorkshire, England.
Charles b. 1871, Halifax, Yorkshire.
Major Harry b. 1873, Warley, Yorkshire.
Marina b. 1875 Warley, Yorkshire.
Death date and place 1902 Q1 Halifax District, Yorkshire.
Burial date and place
Will and Probate None.
Death Notices and Obituaries
Regiment(s) 1st Battalion, 20th (East Devonshire) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #3828 Private.
Attestation date and place 11 Jan 1854 Halifax, Yorkshire.
Service/Campaigns Crimea 1 year 308 days.
India 311 days.
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Balaclava, Inkermann, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Indian Mutiny Medal.
Casualty/Medical Was wounded at Sultanpore 23rd Feby 1858 by a round shot on the left side of the lower jaw fracturing the bone, nearly the whole of the left ramus of lower jaw has been ex?  or exfoliated producing a great inconvenience and deformity from loss of bone and teeth (see sidebar).
Regimental Courts Martial None.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 23 Nov 1858 Chatham.
Length of Service 4 years 317 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1458/133.
Post Discharge Residence Halifax.
Post Discharge Pension District Halifax (1858). Western Australia (1862). Halifax 1865). Preston (Jan 1868). Halifax (Sep 1868).
Pension Amount 1/2d. per diem. Increase in pension refused 5 Dec 1895.
Ship Merchantman.
Departure and Arrival 12 Oct 1862 London; 14 Feb 1863 Fremantle. Via Bermuda.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase None in Western Australia.
Subscriptions None.
Misc. Newspaper Articles Perth Gazette 13 Jan 1865.
Inquirer & Commercial News 18 Jan 1865.
Departure from WA
Dep. Fremantle 10 Jun 1865 for London.