BRITTON / BRITTAIN – Robert 83rd Regiment

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NameBRITTON / BRITTAIN – Robert
Regiment (s)83rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1278
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
3rd June 1837 / 18 years / Glasgow Lanark Scotland
Dyer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 9 in
Fair / Blue / Red / None
Overseas Service/DurationNorth America – 5 years
East Indies – 6 years 9 months
Length of Service17 years 31 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 30th December 1856 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not yet known
Pension Districts1857 2nd Glasgow
1857 Paisley
1858 – 1872 Western Australia
Pension Paid6d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th March 1858 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LORD RAGLAN 1st June 1858
Date/Place of Birth25th December 1821 Glasgow Renfrew Scotland
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
CHRISTIE Margret or Margaret
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage3rd February 1858 High Church Paisley Scotland
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
Marriage
Not yet known
2nd Husband of WifePERKINS Henry James
Date/Place of Marriage1872 Perth Western Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandNot yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Wine Grower
Warder in Convict Establishment
Newspaper ArticlesThe Inquirer and Commercial News Perth Wednesday 21st February 1872 – page 2
The Inquirer and Commercial News Perth Wednesday 28th February 1872 – page 2
The Perth Gazette and West Australian Times Friday 1st March 1872 – page 2
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial12th February 1872 Western Australia
Independent Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1862 Purchased Perth Lot H43