BULL – Edward 24th St Helena Corps and 35th Regiment

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NameBULL – Edward
Regiment (s)24th St Helena Corps and 35th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2255 – 35th Regiment
1592 – St Helena Corps
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
8th March 1838 / 18 years / London Middlesex England
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 feet 7 inches
Fair / Hazel / Brown / Scar on right cheek
Overseas Service/DurationAmerica – 3 years 2 months
St. Helena – 6 years 1 month
Length of Service21 years 11 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 7th  June 1859 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
London England
Pension Districts1859 South London
1861-1868 Western Australia
Pension Paid10d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
10th November 1860 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PALMERSTON 11th February 1861
Date/Place of Birth1820 Marylebone London Middlesex England
Date/Place of Baptism20th August 1820 St Marylebone London England
Father
Date/Place of Birth
BULL William
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Alice
Not yet known
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
SHAW Charlotte
1834 Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage1st October 1856 Armagh Armagh Ireland
Children by 1st WifeWilliam B 1857
bap 14th February 1858 St Margaret’s Westminster
M GIBSON Elizabeth 1886 Picton Western Australia
D 27th December 1919 Beaconsfield Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
John B 1859
bap 14th August 1859 St Margaret’s Westminster
D Not yet known. In 1932 John was living in England (See death notice for step-sister Janet Kerr)
James Palmerston B 18th November 1860 at sea (birth and baptism registered Fremantle Western Australia)
M 2nd September 1914 SPATHE Anna Dorothea Fremantle Western Australia
D 25th June 1951 ashes scattered Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Edward B 7th August 1863 Fremantle Western Australia
D 11th December 1910 Mandurah Road Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Alice B 7th May 1865 Fremantle Western Australia
M COOK John Augustus 18th June 1884 Fremantle Western Australia
D 5th April 1950 Beaconsfield Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Margaret Rebecca B 20th August 1867 Fremantle Western Australia
M GIBSON William 18th April 1892 Fremantle Western Australia
D 10th November 1946 South Bunbury Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Bunbury Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
SHAW James
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
PERRY Margaret
Not yet known
Not yet known
2nd Husband of WifeKERR (KER) Daniel
Date/Place of Marriage1870 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandJanet B 1871 Western Australia
M Did not marry
D 3rd January 1932 Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News 10th July 1867 – page 3
Perth Gazette and WA Times 12th July 1867 – page 2
The West Australian Saturday 8th June 1907 – page 1
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial17th May 1868 aged 48 Military Hospital from acute dysentery
bur Anglican Section Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
D 7th June 1907 Fremantle Western Australia
buried Anglican Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationEdward Bull nominated his sister-in-law Jane Shaw aged 30 as an emigrant. Her location Cordyne Belfast Ireland