Birth date and place 1825 Welling, Bexley, Kent, England.
Baptism date and place 8 Jan 1826 St Mary the Virgin, Bexley, Kent.
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Griffin Manorway, Plumstead, Kent (1841).
Horsebridge Hill, Northwood, Isle of Wight, Hampshire (1861).
See Muster below (1851).
Occupations pre-WA Brickmaker.
Assistant Warder, Parkhurst Prison.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 6½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: blue. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place 7 Apr 1856 St Nicholas Church, Plumstead, Kent.
Spouse Mary Ann SIMMONS.
Children Elizabeth Ann b. 1857, Northwood, Isle of Wight, Hampshire.
Frederick William Henry b. 1859, Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight, Hampshire.
Sarah Jane b. 1861 Newport, Isle of Wight, Hampshire.
Philip William Henry b. 1862, Isle of Wight, Hampshire (tentative).
Death date and place 7 Oct (?) 1879 Perth, Western Australia.
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death Notices and Obituaries
Regiment(s) Royal Sappers & Miners.
Regiment No. and Rank #406 Private.
Attestation date and place 25 Oct 1847 Woolwich, Kent.
Service/Campaigns Corfu 6 years 10 months.
Crimea 10 months.
Musters 1851 3rd Co. RSM, Corfu, Ionian Islands [WO11-123].
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/Medical Chronic Rheumatism
Was invalided last September [1855] from the Crimea, on account of Rheumatism and Diarrhoea. Since then he has been in the Royal Artillery Hospital for four months without any improvement in his disease. Disability caused by his military service.
Unfit for service, and likely to be permanently disqualified for military duty but that he is able
materially to assist himself [Woolwich 17th June 1856].
Regimental Courts Martial None.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 8 Jul 1856 Woolwich.
Length of Service 8 years 258 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1364/221.
Post Discharge Residence Not stated.
Post Discharge Pension District Southampton (1856).
Pension Amount 7d. per diem for two years to 28 Jul 1858.
Ship Clara. 
Departure and Arrival 30 Jan 1864 Portland; 13 Apr 1864 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Assistant Warder, Convict Establishment 1864 to 1869 at Albany (see sidebar).
Land Grant/Purchase
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WA Not applkcable.