BURTONSHAW / BURTINSHAW / BURTENSHAW – John 54th Regiment

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NameBURTONSHAW / BURTINSHAW / BURTENSHAW – John
Regiment (s)54th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 474
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
21st September 1826 / 20 years / Liverpool  England
Cooper
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
Not yet known
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 13 Years
Length of Service15 years 187 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 23rd March 1842 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Liverpool  England
Pension Districts1842 Liverpool
1851-1854 Western Australia
1854 South Australia
1857 Melbourne
1858 Calcutta
Pension Paid7d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st February 1851  Falmouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERMAID 15th May 1851
Date/Place of Birthc1806  Liverpool  England
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
UNKNOWN Ann
Estimated 1813 Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNone known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
Not applicable
Occupation after
Arrival
None known
Newspaper ArticlesNumerous arrests for drunkenness for both this couple, including:
Inquirer Perth 13th December 1854 – page 3 – Mrs. Burtenshaw drunk
The Herald  20th March 1869 – page 3  Ann Burtenshaw – using abusive and insulting language
Departure from Western
Australia
c1854 to New South Wales Australia
1858 Bengal India
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known (possibly Bengal)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
1883 Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationCause of discharge: rendered quite unfit of further service, in consequence of palpitations and
shortness of breath acquired by thirteen years residence in India.1852 Struck from Roll and reinstated 1855.