AINSWORTH – William Royal Artillery 6th Battery

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Royal Artillery Badge

NameAINSWORTH – William
Regiment (s)Royal Artillery 6th Battery
Regiment Number (s)
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
22nd March 1825 / 18 years / Bolton Lancashire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 7½ in
Fresh / Grey / Dark Brown / Scar on the fore part of right leg
Overseas Service/DurationJamaica – 5 years 1 month
Halifax Nova Scotia – 2 years 4 months
Length of Service21 years 68 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner and Driver / 14th April 1846 / Woolwich Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Not yet known
Pension Districts1846 2nd North London
1848 1st East London
1848 Preston
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th July 1851 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MINDEN 14th October 1851
Date/Place of Birthc1807 Blackburn Lancashire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
WHALLEY Elizabeth or Eliza nee ACROYD
c1809 Lambeth Surrey England
Date/Place of Marriage28th September 1847 Blackburn Lancashire England
Children by 1st WifeRosa Mary B c1847 Middlesex England
M MARCHETTI Giovanni c1861 Newcastle Western Australia
D c1890 Western Australia
William B c1850 Preston Lancashire England
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
ACROYD Richard
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
1st Husband of Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
WHALLEY unknown
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st  HusbandNot yet known
3rd Husband of Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriagec1864 Greenough Western Australia
Children by 3rd HusbandNot yet known
Land Grants Western
Toodyay Lot 2
acreage unknown
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial6th March 1863 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1884 Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information