Birth date and place 14 May 1824 Breightmet, Bolton, Lancashire, England.
Baptism date and place 11 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 WA Steam Loom Weaver.
Bailiff (Canada 1881).
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 6 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place 1st: Indistinguishable.
2nd: 25 Nov 1861 Cathedral Parish Church, Manchester, Lancashire.
Spouse 1st: unknown.
2nd Catherine MURRAY (widow of Mr Starkey).
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 place 7 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
Regiment(s) 47th (The Lancashire) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #1650 Private.
Attestation date and place 14 Mar 1842 Rochdale, Lancashire (under-age 17 years 10 months).
Service/Campaigns Corfu, Malta, Turkey & Crimean Campaign 4 years 8 months.
Musters 1851 Corfu, Ionian Islands [WO12-5922].
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/Medical Disabled 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 Martial None.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 11 Mar 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service 13 years 302 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1537/72.
Post Discharge Residence Manchester.
Post Discharge Pension District Bolton (1856). London (1860). Manchester (1861). Toronto (1864).
Pension Amount 1/- per diem.
Patriotic Fund. 
Ship Edwin Fox.
Departure and Arrival 26 Aug 1858 Plymouth; 20 Nov 1858 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase None in Western Australia.
Subscriptions None.
Misc. Newspaper Articles None.
Departure from WA Departed for England by 1860, ship unknown.
Emigrated from England to Canada by 1864, ship unknown.