BRITT – Patrick 87th and 90th Regiment

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87th Regiment Colours

90th Regiment Perthshire Volunteers


NameBRITT – Patrick
Regiment (s)87th and 90th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 468 – 87th Regiment
809 – 90th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
17 July 1827 / 18 years 4 months / Kilkenny
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Fresh / Hazel / Grey / None
Overseas Service/DurationCeylon – 3 years 7 months
Mauritius – 3 months
Cape of Good Hope – 1 year 9 months
Length of Service21 years 72 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 26th September 1848 / Chatham England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Kilkenny Ireland
Pension Districts1848 Kilkenny
1850-1859/60 Western Australia
1860-1862 Victoria
1865-1875 South Australia (tentative)
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 Birthc1809 St Patrick’s Kilkenny Ireland
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
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeHenry B c1839 Portsmouth Hampshire England
M WICKSTEAD Margaret 14th August 1860 St Francis Melbourne Victoria Australia
D Not yet known
Louisa B c1847 Portsmouth England
D Not yet known
Lucy B c1848
D Not yet known
Catherine B Not yet known
D Not yet known
Mary B c1852 Western Australia
D 1853 Western Australia
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
1851 employed in Convict Establishment
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer 30th October 1850 – page 3
Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Political and News  Shipping Intelligence 1st November 1850 – page 2 – List of Pensioners named
Departure from Western
Not yet known: possibly in 1859-60 left Western Australia for Adelaide / Melbourne
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information