PERSONAL DETAILSJoseph REDFORD
Birth date and place14 May 1824 Breightmet, Bolton, Lancashire, England.
Baptism date and place11 Jul 1824 Bolton-le-Moors Church, Lancashire.
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales, Scotland & Canada
Markland Street, Bolton, Lancashire (1841).
See Muster below (1851).
York, East York, Ontario, Canada (1871, 1881, 1891).
Occupations pre-and post WASteam Loom Weaver.
Bailiff (Canada 1881).
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 6 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place1st: Indistinguishable.
2nd: 25 Nov 1861 Cathedral Parish Church, Manchester, Lancashire.
Spouse1st: unknown.
2nd Catherine MURRAY (widow of Mr Starkey).
Children
Source of births in Canadian Census
or Marriage records.
George Starkey b. 1860, England. Possibly son of Mr Starkey, deceased).
John William b. 1865, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Joseph Redford b. 1866, Ontario, Canada.
Death date and place7 Mar 1896, East York, Ontario, Canada.
Cause of Death: Hernial Inflamation [sic] 4 days.
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)47th (The Lancashire) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#1650 Private.
Attestation date and place14 Mar 1842 Rochdale, Lancashire (under-age 17 years 10 months).
Service/CampaignsCorfu, Malta, Turkey & Crimean Campaign 4 years 8 months.
Musters1851 Corfu, Ionian Islands [WO12-5922].
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/MedicalDisabled by stiffness of the left shoulder after wound of the head of humerus by a piece of shell on the 10th of July 1855 in the trenches before Sebastopol. He states that some of the bones about the shoulder were broken at the time he received the wound and also the shaft of the humerus but at present there is no distinct evidence of the truth of this statement.
On grasping the shoulder with the left hand and pressing with the right hand the head of the humerus against the pleural (?) cavity and making rotation of the humerus, an occasional crepitus is felt, the situation of which apparently is near to the back of the [word missing from document].
Unfit for further service [Chatham Febr. 18th 1856].
Regimental Courts MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place11 Mar 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service13 years 302 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1537/72.
Post Discharge ResidenceManchester.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictBolton (1856). London (1860). Manchester (1861). Toronto (1864).
Pension Amount1/- per diem.
Patriotic Fund. 
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipEdwin Fox.
Departure and Arrival26 Aug 1858 Plymouth; 20 Nov 1858 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone in Western Australia.
SubscriptionsNone.
Misc. Newspaper ArticlesNone.
Departure from WADeparted for England by 1860, ship unknown.
Emigrated from England to Canada by 1864, ship unknown.