ATKINSON – John 2nd Dragoon Guards

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NameATKINSON – John
Regiment (s)2nd Dragoon Guards
Regiment Number (s) 335
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
21st September 1830 / 19 years 3 months /  Manchester Barracks Lancashire England
Sadler
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
6 Ft  0½  in
Fair / Grey / Sandy / None
Overseas Service/DurationNone
Length of Service18 years 5 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate/ 11th January 1848 / Newbridge
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Wigton Cumberland England
Pension DistrictsCarlisle England
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
4th March 1850 Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SCINDIAN 1st June 1850
Date/Place of BirthDate not yet known Kendal Westmorland England
Date/Place of Baptism23rd May 1812 Wigton Cumberland England
Father
Date/Place of Birth
ATKINSON James
c1790 Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
HARTLEY Esther
c1790
12th August 1811 St Oswalds Grasmere Westmorland England
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
GRAHAM Ann
bap 11th March 1818 St Lawrence Appleby Westmorland England
Date/Place of Marriage25th December 1843 Heversham Westmorland England
Children by 1st WifeJames Maitland B 14th November England
M YORK Frances 7th March 1868 Gingin Western Australia
D 31st December 1908 Mogumber Western Australia
bur Gingin Cemetery Western Australia
Richard B 18th March 1849 England
M BICKNELL Elizabeth 25th April 1867 Perth Western Australia
D 29th August 1901 Roebourne Western Australia
bur Roebourne Cemetery Western Australia
Annas Graham B 1st July 1851 Freshwater Bay Western Australia
M BRIGGS George Henry 28th March 1880 Perth Western Australia
D 30th July 1943 Claremont Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Agnes B 2nd September 1852 Freshwater Bay Western Australia
M REEVE Richard 26th November 1870 Fremantle Western Australia
D 3rd August 1942 Leederville Western Australia
bur Wesleyan Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Robert B 3rd November 1854 Freshwater Bay Western Australia
M 1st  BROWN Mary Jane 22nd July 1880 Perth Western Australia
M 2nd RONAN Agnes 1888 Western Australia
D 2nd August 1936 Cottesloe Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section  Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Margaret B 20th February 1857 Freshwater Bay Western Australia
M PURSER Jacob York 8th December 1878 Bindoon Western Australia
D 6th June 1945 Moora Western Australia
bur Moora Cemetery Western Australia
John B 15th January 1860 Freshwater Bay Western Australia
M JANES Emma Mary 22nd April 1891 Chittering Lake Church Western Australia
D 22nd June 1939 Claremont Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Esther (Hester) B 31st May 1863 Freshwater Bay Western Australia
M 1st HANHAM Francis William 1886 Fremantle Western Australia
M 2nd KING William 16th December 1891 Chittering Lake Church Western Australia
Partner GALLOP Frederick
D 27th September 1950 North Fremantle Western Australia
bur Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Annie Henderson Graham B 1866 Claremont Western Australia
Partner William RILEY
D 3rd July 1913 Cottesloe Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
GRAHAM George
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Isabella
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
Locations 9 and 16 Freshwater Bay
Butlers Swamp  P236 and P250 on Certificate of Title
Occupation after
Arrival
Farmer at Butler’s Swamp Claremont Western Australia
Newspaper ArticlesThe West Australian  27th October 1900 – page 4 – Funeral notice for wife
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial26th November 1874 Perth Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
26th October 1900 65 Fitzgerald Street North Perth Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateWife left will (Will 57/1901 – copy available SROWA)
Further InformationDescendants Maskew Family
See also Private Archives Battye Library (Acc 5325A under MN1758) the papers and documents of John Atkinson