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BASKERVILLE – John HEIC 4th Troop Bombay Horse Artillery

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Honourable East India Company – Painting of Battle of Ferozeshah 1845
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company 4th Troop Bombay Horse Artillery
Regiment Number (s) 263
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
1826 / 19 years / Westminster England
Description – Height
5 Ft 10 ½ in
Fair / Oval / Blue / None
Overseas Service/Duration15th December 1826 to India per ‘Mangles’
1842 to England ship unknown
Length of Service15 years 4 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 14th  February 1842 / Not stated
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Cork Ireland
Pension Districts1849 Worcester
1850 Tilbury Fort
1850-1867 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
22nd July 1850 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
HASHEMY 25th October 1850
Date/Place of Birthc1807 Burcott Hereford England
Date/Place of Baptism17th January 1808 St John The Baptist Hereford England
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
c1818 unknown location
Date/Place of Marriage28th January 1832 Sholapur Bombay Presidency India
Children by 1st WifeSarah B 4th August 1836 Poona India
D c1837 Poona India
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd WifeSTRINGER Harriet
B 16th June 1823 Poona Bombay India
Bap 7th May 1837 Poona Bombay India see attachment
Father STRINGER William – Mother Anne
Date/Place of Marriage27th November 1837 Poona India
Children by 2nd WifeAlbert Mynus bap 20th July 1845 Stoke Lacey Hereford England
M KNAPTON Eliza Ann 14th April 1870 St Mary’s Church of England Busselton Western Australia
D 12th June 1925 Claremont Western Australia
bur 13th June 1925 Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Perth Western Australia
Margaret (Esther)  bap 17th February 1846 Stoke Lacy Hereford England
D pre -1850 England
Louise or Louisa B 22nd June 1848 Allensmore Hereford England
bap 11th June 1852 Bunbury Western Australia
D 22nd November 1863 Bunbury Western Australia
bur Bunbury Western Australia
Harriet B 18th September 1851 Bunbury Western Australia
M CAPORN Henry 12th January 1873 Busselton Western Australia
D 16th August 1892 Bunbury Western Australia
bur 17th August 1892 Bunbury Western Australia
Charles B 24th July 1854 Bunbury Western Australia
D 1876 Bunbury Western Australia
Emma B 27th November 1856 Bunbury Western Australia
M ABBEY Thomas 29th March 1876 Bunbury Western Australia
D October 1916 Busselton Western Australia
John B 22nd July 1859 Bunbury Western Australia
D 30th July 1859 Bunbury Western Australia
William B 1861 Bunbury Western Australia
D 1861 Bunbury Western Australia
George  B 1862 Boyanup Western Australia
D 1862 Bunbury Western Australia
Esther Louisa (Henrietta Maria) B 1863 Bunbury WA
bap 22nd November Bunbury Western Australia
M 1st WOODROW Benjamin 21st March 1883 Bunbury Western Australia
M 2nd 1916 BENNETT Walter G  Wellington District Western Australia
D D 18th September 1929 Bunbury Western Australia – West Australian 18/09/1929
Land Grants Western
Assigned and granted Lot P6 Bunbury 1 acre
Assigned 18th November 1858
Title application 4th December 1858 Title 1619
Occupation after
Night Warder Convict Establishment then Overseer Bunbury Road Party
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer 30th October 1850 – page 3
Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News Shipping Intelligence 1st November 1850 – page 2 – List of Pensioners named
Perth Gazette and West Australian Times 30th December 1867 and Friday 3rd January 1868
Bunbury Herald Monday 28th September 1903 page 3 Obituary Harriet Baskerville
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial27th December 1867 Bunbury Western Australia
29th December 1867 Bunbury Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1st Wife
D c1836 Poona India
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
2nd Wife
24th September 1903 Bunbury
Buried 25th September 1903 Bunbury Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge was due to a rupture.
Hashemy’s Surgeons report : Guard Baskerville, Corporal, late of the EIC service and at present forming one of the Guard over convicts was supplied with a single truss for the right groin, the other one in use being rendered quite unserviceable by which the gut could not be kept from descending
Louisa Baskerville age 3 was treated for phlegmon during the voyage of the Hashemy as was her brother William age 5 (more likely Albert)