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BAGLEY – Patrick 99th Regiment

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99th Regiment Lanarkshire
Buried at St Francis Xavier Cathedral Geraldton


NameBAGLEY – Patrick
Regiment (s)99th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1286
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
27th August 1839 / 18 years / Athlone Westmeath Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6½ in
Florid / Grey / Light Brown /
Overseas Service/DurationAustralian Colonies – New South Wales and Tasmania – 13 years 10 months
Length of Service21 years 43 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 17th June 1861 / Belfast Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Longford Ireland
Pension Districts1861 Longford
1862 Bermuda (in transit)
1863-1873 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th October 1862 Gravesend England (via Bermuda)
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 15th February 1863
Date/Place of Birthc1821 Tullamore Kings Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
B Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
UNKNOWN Elizabeth
B Not yet known
M Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
B c1829 Limerick Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage1st August 1859 Boyle Roscommon Ireland
Children by 1st WifeCatherine B 23rd August 1861 Longford Ireland
D 8th February 1863 Died at sea
Margaret Ann B 13th October 1863 Perth Western Australia
M TULLY or TULLEY Philip Stephen 1886 Greenough Western Australia Son of EPG Brian TULLY
D 20th August 1940 Perth Western Australia
Thomas James B 27th September 1865 Western Australia
M HOLLINGSWORTH Harriett4th October 1887 Western Australia
D 8th February 1940 Geraldton Western Australia
Mary Elizabeth B 1869 Geraldton Western Australia
D 1869 Geraldton Western Australia
Patrick B 1870 Geraldton Western Australia
D 1870 Western Australia
John B 1871 Geraldton Western Australia
M GARDNER Emily Not yet known
D 10th August 1956 Geraldton Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Utakarra Cemetery Geraldton Western Australia
2nd Husband of Wife POOLE John
1879 Western Australia
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 2nd HusbandNot yet known
Land Grants Western
Greenough Victoria location G33
16 acres 2 roods 28 perches
Gregory Road Geraldton 10 acres
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette and Western Australian Times 3rd March 1865 Shipping Les Trois Amis Begley Family to Champion Bay
Geraldton Advertiser Friday 25th August 1899 page 3 Obituary of Bridget Poole
Departure from Western
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial4th December 1873 Geraldton Western Australia
Urch Street Cemetery now Apex Park Geraldton Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
21st August 1899 Geraldton Western Australia
Urch Street Cemetery now Apex Park Geraldton Western Australia
Will or ProbateSROWA 3403/1874/451 – left whole of estate to his wife for benefit of his wife and children. If she should remarry whole remaining property and goods to be held or sold and used for the exclusive benefit of his children- dated 26th November 1873
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 Patrick Bagley 1286 Private 99th Foot location Dublin
1851 Patrick Bagley 1286 Private 99th foot location Van Diemen’s Land
1861 Patrick Bagley Private 99th foot location Centre Recruiting Depot Dublin
Patrick Bagley’s daughter Catherine died during the voyage of the Merchantman.
The Surgeon Superintendent considered private Patrick Bagley’s conduct on the Merchantman as Good although he was guilty of fighting with pensioner Carsons while in prison (2 days in cell and liquor stopped for 1 month) His wife was also Good except for one occasion when she was most violent and noisy from the effects of liquor.
After the death of Patrick Bagley the Resident Magistrate Micah Downes wrote to the Colonial Secretary regarding the plight of his widow Bridget Bagley. The sum of £44 had been raised by public subscription to enable Mrs Bagley to build a cottage on the block of land on the outskirts of Geraldton (using the materials already on the block) as Patrick had died without any personal property. His 16 acre grant at Bootenal was leased to Pensioner Stone at an average rental of £10 per year, however without Government assistance she would be unable to maintain herself and her three children. Mrs Bagley was allowed 1/- per day for 3 months to be reviewed.
It is not clear as to whether the 10 acres at Geraldton was bought by Bagley or if it was a grant in addition to his Bootenal grant that was only 16 acres not the usual 33 granted to most of the other pensioners.