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Henry Brindley – Kate Miller – SRO Cons 5000 – Pensioner Land Application
2nd Regiment
NameBRINDLEY – Henry
Regiment (s)2nd Regiment 1st Battallion
Regiment Number (s) 1159
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
13th June 1839 / 21  years / Salford Lancaster England
Description – Height
5 Ft  7.6/8 in
Fresh / Grey  / Light brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies –  5 years 11 months
Cape of Good Hope – 8 years 4 months
Length of Service21 Years 43 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 24th July 1860 / Chatham England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Athlone  Ireland
Pension Districts1860 Athlone
1861 Birmingham
1862 Tilbury
1862-1868 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/1d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
8th October 1862  Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
York 31st December 1862
Date/Place of BirthJune 1818 Sutton Macclesfield Chester England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known, note 1868 adult baptism in Geraldton for Henry prior to his death
Date/Place of Birth
Henry Brindley (cited in above 1868 adult baptism)
Date/Place of Birth
Elizabeth Hall (cited in above 1868 adult baptism)
Siblingsnot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
CUNNIFF Catherine (Kate)
1832 Ireland  (unconfirmed source cites “Bannasloe – Ireland”)
Date/Place of Marriage11th June 1848  St. Mary’s Athlone Westmeath Ireland
Children by 1st WifeSussanah bap 13th February 1851   St Peter and Paul  Clonmel Tipperary Ireland
M  WELLINGTON  John Arthur 1874  Bowes  Western Australia
D 14th April 1927 Geraldton Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Urch Street Cemetery now Apex Park Geraldton Western Australia
Joseph Henry B 1867 Geraldton Western Australia
M  RONAN Mary Anne 1892 Northampton Western Australia
D 20th April 1928 South Fremantle Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
CUNNIFF Matthew  (constable)
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
GREEN Catherine
Not yet known
2nd Husband of WifeEPG MILLER William Henry
Date/Place of Marriage1869 Geraldton Western Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandWilliam B 30th October 1869 Geraldton Western Australia
M MERCY Susannah 1897 Northampton Western Australia
D 23 February 1950 Geraldton Western Australia
Land Grants Western
Victoria Location 8 – 19 acres 7 perches
Victoria Location 9 – 20 acres 22 perches
Victoria Location P47 – 20 acres – Greenough
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesWestern Mail 13th August 1904 – death J A Wellington at Bowes station, buried RC Northampton
The Daily News Thursday 14th December 1905 – page 2 – Catherine Miller Geraldton bequest
Geraldton Guardian Thursday 14th April 1927 – page 2 – Susannah Wellington 76 died
Geraldton Guardian Thursday 26th April 1928 –  page 2 – Joseph Henry Brindley died at South Fremantle – long article
Departure from Western
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1868 Geraldton Western Australia (deduced)
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
11th May 1905 Geraldton Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section Urch Street Cemetery now Apex Park Geraldton Western Australia
Will or ProbateWill of Catherine (Kate) Miller Cons 3403/1905/192 – 3rd April 1905
Kate Miller leaves the 2 allotments at Greenough valued at £80 to her son Joseph Henry Brindley, Customs Officer. (Death Certificate attached.)
Further Information1841 British Army World Wide Index – has Henry with 2nd Foot at Deesa India
1851 British Army World Wide Index – has Henry with 2nd Foot at Clonmel Tipperary Ireland