BISHOP – Thomas 20th Regiment and Royal Canadian Rifles

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NameBISHOP – Thomas
Regiment (s)20th Regiment and Royal Canadian Rifles
Regiment Number (s) 1018 – 20th Regiment
2006 – Royal Canadian Rifles
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
25th April 1837 / 18 years / Bow Street London Middlesex England
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7½ in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationBermuda – 5 years 6 months
North America – 15 years 1 month
Length of Service25 years 75 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant / 8th July 1862 / Chatham, England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Newcastle-on-Tyne
Pension Districts1862 Woolwich
1863 Tilbury
1863-1892 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/10d per diem increased
4th June 1878 to 2/5½d for service to the Enrolled Force 
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
23td September 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LORD DALHOUSIE 28th December 1863
Date/Place of Birth1819 Hindon Wiltshire England
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
McDERMOTT Ann
1831 Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage30th April 1851 Saint James Street Methodist Church Montreal Canada
Children by 1st WifeSusan B 1853  Montreal Quebec Canada
M 1st OSBORNE Herbert 5th April 1874 Western Australia
M 2nd JONES Frederick William 2nd February 1887 Guildford Western Australia
D 13th July 1930 Subiaco Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Charles B 1855 Montreal Quebec Canada
M LANGRIDGE Katherine 6th November 1881 Western Australia
D  22nd July 1936 Perth Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Mary B 1857 Montreal Quebec Canada
M PORTER William Allen 1st August 1887 (Tentative)
D 9th August 1942 Claremont Western Australia
bur Wesleyan Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Thomas B 1860 Montreal Quebec Canada
D 18th February 1958 Perth Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
William B 2nd December 1866 Perth Western Australia
D 24th August 1897 Western Australia
bur Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Edward George B 1870 Perth Western Australia
M WHEELER Ada Maria 1901 Perth Western Australia
D 16th February 1943 Nedlands Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Frederick B 1871 Perth Western Australia
D Not yet known
James B 3rd May 1873 Perth Western Australia
D 14th November 1958 Claremont Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Jane B 1875 Perth Western Australia
D 9th November 1902 Western Australia
bur Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
McDERMOTT Charles (Carpenter)
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
Granted Locations P 1064 & P 1065 in Freshwater Bay Claremont (on Servitus Street north of Mitford street)
both of 9 acres 1 rood 1 perch
Occupation after
Arrival
30th May 1887 applied for positions as messenger warder watchman or any situation that would suit him: outcome not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesWest Australian 5th November 1892 page 4 (Funeral notice Thomas Bishop)
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial3rd November 1892 Pensioner Barracks Perth Western Australia
bur 5th November 1892 Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
27th September 1915 Home of Peace Subiaco Western Australia
bur 29th September 1915 Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateCopy of will available at State Records Office of Western Australia (SRO Cons 527/1885/1928)
Further Information