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90th Regiment Perthshire Volunteers
Land Title 1883


NameCARTY – Michael
Regiment (s)90th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2097
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
24th April 1845 / 24 years / Clonmel Tipperary Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 9¼ in
Fair / Grey / Dark Brown / Wound to middle finger of left hand
Overseas Service/DurationCrimea – 10 months
Length of Service10 years 225 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 4th December 1855 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimean Medal
Intended Residence at
Ballingarry Limerick Ireland
Pension Districts1855 – 2nd West London
1856 – Salisbury
1858 – Clonmel
1859 – Limerick
1864 – Tilbury
1864 – Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
1878 Increased to 1/2d per diem for service to Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st July 1864 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 12th September 1864
Date/Place of Birth1821 Annacarty Tipperary Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism15th September 1821 Graffin Anacarty & Donohill Tipperary
Date/Place of Birth
CARTY Daniel
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
CAVERNER Kate Ann (Caroline)
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeMary Jane C 1850
M PETER Louis 1869 Western Australia
D 15th December 1888 Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Ann B 1854 (tentative)
M GLASSON Cornelius 1872 Western Australia , son of Pensioner Cornelius Glasson 58th Foot (William Jardine)
D 30th May 1935 Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Thomas B Not yet known
M DELLAR Elizabeth (tentative) 1887 Perth Western Australia
D Not yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
11th November 1881 granted Location Y270 of 1 acre 16 perches in Leederville (west side of Wanneroo Road just north of Leeder street opposite Cowle Street)
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesWest Australian Times 6th July 1877 – page 2
Daily News 30th October 1884 – page 3
The Record 20th December 1888
Inquirer and Commercial News 12th December 1888
Inquirer Wednesday 18th March 1891 – page 5
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1889 (tentative)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Possible death 10th June 1900 Perth WA
Bur Karrakatta Cemetery
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge due to an injury to the four middle fingers of the left hand in the trenches on 16th July.
British Army Worldwide Index
1851 Michael Carty 2097 Private 90th Foot location Manchester, Bullevant and Cork
The surgeon Superintendent of the Merchantman rated the conduct of Kate Ann Carty as ‘very bad’ although the children Mary, Anne and Thomas was ‘very good’ as was that of private Michael Carty.8th January 1876 Michael Carty charged with being drunk on parade of the Enrolled Force and sentenced to 56 days imprisonment, half pension suspended and half paid to wife and family.
On 3rd April 1877 Michael Carthy (sic) a pensioner was found guilty of wounding David Marchant with a bayonet. He was sentenced to prison for 1 calendar month, half his pension suspended and half paid to his wife.
In October 1884 Michael Carty was imprisoned for 2 months with hard labour for stealing two carpet bags the property of his son-in-law Lewis (sic) Peter.
In March 1891 Lewis Hasluck wrote to the inquirer regarding Caroline McCarty(sic) living in the ruins of an old stable at “Banana Alley” St Georges Terrace. He said she was the widow of Michael McCarty late of the 90th regiment and the daughter of Denis Caverner of the 87th regiment and was in need of assistance.

Mary Jane PETER (daughter) was buried at East Perth Cemetery with 5 of her 8 children who all died before their 2nd birthdays