BOLTON – Joseph 73rd Regiment

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73rd Regiment Colours

Class of 1851 – EPFs Who became Constables – by Peter Conole and Jean McDonald – July 2012 EPG Gazette

NameBOLTON – Joseph
Regiment (s)73rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 570
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
24th August 1826 / 19 years / Edinburgh Midlothian Scotland
Book Seller
Description – Height
5 Ft 8¼ in
Fair / Hazel / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 2 years 8 months
Malta – 4 years 3 months
Ionian Islands – 3 years 10 months
North America – 3 years
Length of Service21 years 191 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 25th September 1848 / Birr Kings Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Not yet known
Pension Districts1848 Edinburgh
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th July 1851 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MINDEN 14th October 1851
Date/Place of Birthc1807 Canongate Edinburgh Scotland
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
HILL Katharine or Catherine
c1817 Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage1850 Wigan Lancashire England
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
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
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer Perth Wednesday 4th August 1852 – page 3
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial23rd January 1864 Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information