BALDWIN – John 59th Regiment

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59th Regiment

The entrance of Fremantle Prison, worked as warder 1866/7


NameBALDWIN – John
Regiment (s)59th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 320
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
5th October 1825 / 16 years / Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6½ in
Pale / Hazel / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 3 years 48 days
Gibraltar – 1 year 229 days
Malta – 3 years 326 days
Corfu – 250 days
Length of Service13 years 310 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 27th August 1841 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Kilkenny Ireland
Pension Districts1841 Kilkenny
1848 2nd Dublin
1853 West Australia
Pension Paid6d per diem increased 28th October 1873  to 10½d per diem for service to Enrolled Pensioner Force in Western Australia
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
2nd February 1853 Portsmouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PYRENEES 30th April 1853
Date/Place of Birthc1809 Newcastle Staffordshire 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
c1822 Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage15th August 1842 St Marys Kilkenny City Kilkenny Ireland
Children by 1st WifeJohn bap 12th July 1843 St Marys Kilkenny City Kilkenny Ireland
M JOYCE Catherine (daughter of John EPG) 26th December 1870 St Patrick’s Fremantle
D 5th September 1931 Fremantle Western Australia
bur Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Unnamed  bap 1st June 1845 St Marys Kilkenny City Kilkenny Ireland
D Not yet known (likely died in infancy)
Mary Ann (May Anna) bap 20th September 1846 St Marys Kilkenny Ireland
M LEWIS John 9th February 1866 St Patrick’s Fremantle Western Australia
D 16th September 1906 Western Australia
bur Fremantle Cemetery
William bap 2nd May 1849  St Michan Dublin Ireland
D 26th March 1853 aboard “Pyrenees II”
Thomas B 1853 Fremantle Barracks  Western Australia
M PRENDERGAST Ellen  (known as Elenor Shannon from birth record) 8th July 1885 Fremantle RC
D 8th March 1927 Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Francis (Frank) bap 2nd November 1856 Fremantle RC Western Australia
D 7th September  1898 Fremantle Western Australia
bur 8th September 1898 Fremantle RC Western Australia
Sarah B 1859 Fremantle Western Australia
M POLGLAZE Alexander Davis 
1884 Fremantle Western Australia
20th October 1897 Northam Western Australia
bur 31st October Fremantle Cemetery RC Western Australia
Dennis b
ap 20th September 1861 Fremantle Western Australia
Widow of Joseph Pickering (EPG) and daughter of Cornelius Carroll (EPG) 4th November 1899  St Patricks Fremantle Western Australia
13th April 1956 Fremantle Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
1866 Assistant Warder Convict Establishment: dismissed 9th February 1867
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/BurialFebruary 1874 Fremantle
bur 2nd February Fremantle (RC) Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
14th  July 1913 Western Australia
bur Fremantle Cemetery
Will or ProbateNone known
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