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CARROLL – Cornelius 74th Regiment

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74th Regiment Highlanders
South Africa Medal


NameCARROLL – Cornelius
Regiment (s)74th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2135
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
24th July 1842 / 18 years 5 months / Cashel Tipperary Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8 in
Fresh / Blue / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCape of Good Hope – 2 years 9 months
East Indies – 8 years 2 months – the 74 record was in India from 1854
Length of Service21 years 83 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 13th October 1863 / Perth Scotland
Campaign MedalsSouth Africa 3rd Kaffir War 1850-1853 Medal
Intended Residence at
London England
Pension Districts1863 1st London
1866 July Western Australia
1868 East London
Pension Paid10d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
7th April 1866 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
BELGRAVIA 4th July 1866
Date/Place of Birth• 1819 – England death records about based on baptism below c 1820, Sologhead, Tipperary
• 1824 Solohead / Sologhead, Tipperary Ireland – from Attestation papers
Date/Place of Baptism10 Sep 1820, Sologhead, Tipperary – sponsor BRIEN My Fanni
Date/Place of Birth
CARROL William
Date/Place of Birth
BRIEN Margaret
Not yet known
Possible CousinsPatrick B 1820, Michael B 1822 and Margaret B 1824
(All born Loughmore, Tipperary, Ireland – Parents CARROL John and LOWRY Catherine, M 22 Jan 1818)
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
HUGHES Margaret – from daughter’s death certificate
Date/Place of MarriageNot Yet Known
Children by 1st WifeMary B 1859 Westmeath, Ireland from her death certificate – based on Cornelius service it is possible she was born in India

M1 April 24 1876 EPG Joseph Pickering
M2 1899 BALDWIN Denis Fremantle
D 28 January 1925 Fremantle Western Australia
Listed on Belgravia

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
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Daily News Thursday 29th January 1925 page 8
Funeral Notice Mary Baldwin
Departure from Western
C 1868 returned to London England
Date/Place of Death/Burial5th January 1871 Whitechapel District London England. Also in his WO 22 Record of the time
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1851 Muster & Pay List or Census Fermoy & Cork, Ireland and at Sea [WO12-8103]
1861 Muster & Pay List or Census Bellary, East Indies [WO12-8133].


Many thanks to Rob Wilson for his excellent research on the family history of Cornelius Carrolls.