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NameAUSTIN – James   Royal Marines
Regiment (s)Royal Navy 1831-48
Royal Marines 14th June 1848 – 14th December 1849
Regiment Number (s) 1868
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
10th March 1831 / Not yet known
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
not known
Overseas Service/Durationnot known
Length of ServiceApproximately 18 years
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner / 3rd August 1848 / Not yet known
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not yet known
Pension Districts1848 Portsmouth
1851-1873 Western Australia
Pension Paid£13/6/4 per annum
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st February 1851  Falmouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERMAID 15th May 1851
Date/Place of Birth1806-09 Not yet known
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
KEATS  Unity   (also known as Mary )
c1807  Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage24th February 1831 Alverstoke  Hampshire  England
Children by 1st WifeElizabeth  B 1832  Ireland – she did not come to Western Australia
Maria Ann  B 30th June 1837  Alverstoke  Hampshire England
M TRIGG William 31st December 1857 Perth Western Australia
D 7th May 1884 Perth  Western Australia
bur Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Eliza  B 20th December 1839  Portsea St. Mary Hampshire England
M 1st  ROSTRON  James Rothwell 1863 Perth Western Australia
M 2nd AVERY Danial James 1st February 1875 Perth Western Australia
D 18th May 1924 East Perth Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
1851  Cook  Convict Establishment
1852  appointed to Police Force
1866-1873  Pound Keeper
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News 20th August 1852 – James appointed to Police Force
Inquirer and Commercial News  Wednesday 20th January 1869  – page 2 – advert as pound keeper
Inquirer and Commercial News 12th March 1873 – page 1 – Unity renting rooms
Inquirer and Commercial News 29th January 1873 – page 2 – death of James
West Australian  Monday 17th June 1895 – Page 4 – funeral Unity
Departure from Western
Australia
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial22th January 1873 Perth  Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
17th June 1895 Perth  Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateSROWA – Cons 3403/1873/431 made on 27th Nov 1863
Further Information1841 UK Census HO 107/415/4/90/page 21  Portsmouth England