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1st Regiment
Regiment (s)1st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 644
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
1st February 1832 / 21 years / Liverpool Lancashire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fresh / Brown / Light / None
Overseas Service/DurationCanada – 7 years 2 months
West Indies – 2 years 5 months
Length of Service21 years 175 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 9th June 1853 / Birr Kings Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Not yet known
Pension Districts1853 Nottingham
1855-1858 Western Australia
1858-1888 South Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th April 1855 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
ADELAIDE 18th July 1855
Date/Place of Birthc1810 Alfreton Derby England
Date/Place of Baptism14th November 1810 Alfreton Derbyshire England
Date/Place of Birth
c1790 Alfreton Derbyshire England
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
19th February 1810 Not yet known
SiblingsJoseph (twin) bap 14th November 1810
Mary bap 25th February 1814
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
HOLT Amelia
c1814 Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage8th September 1846 St. Cuthbert’s Church Edinburgh Scotland
Children by 1st WifeJohn B 11th December 1848 Military Church Dublin Ireland
bap 31st December 1848 Dublin Ireland
M WILLIAMS Alice Maud Mary 15th March 1902 Methodist parsonage Yorketown South Australia
D 10th November 1932 Edithburgh South Australia
Robert B 19th February 1852 Fermoy Ireland
bap 9th March 1852 Fermoy Ireland
M HICKMAN Ann 15th March 1875 Wesleyan Chapel Edithburgh South Australia
D 17th March 1925 Edithburgh South Australia
Rebecca Louisa B 2nd July 1854 Ruddington Nottinghamshire England
M JOHNCOCK George John 3rd May 1873 residence of John Bramley Troubridge Port Adelaide South Australia
D22nd September 1917 Edithburgh, South Australia
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Worked for George Anstey and Thomas Giles on Pentonvale station, southern Yorke Peninsula South Australia
Newspaper ArticlesSouth Australian Register Wednesday 1st September 1858 page 1
South Australian Weekly Chronicle Saturday 17th March 1888 page 4
The Express & Telegraph Thursday 8th October 1896 page 2
The Pioneer Saturday 29th September 1917 page 3 Death of Rebecca Johncock
Daily Herald Friday 28th September 1917 page 4 Family death notice
Departure from Western
19th August 1858 sailed from Western Australia per Success arriving in South Australia 29th August 1858
Date/Place of Death/Burial8th March 1888 Yorketown South Australia
Edithburgh Cemetery South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
2nd October 1896 South Australia
Edithburgh Cemetery South Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationPurchased land near Edithburgh South Australia in 1870 and a house in Park Terrace Edithburgh in 1881.

Son Robert was the first of four generations of BRAMLEY family butchers in Edithburgh.  The business spanned 110 years from 1881-1991.