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Perth Hay Street 1896
65th Regiment Yorkshire North Riding


NameCLAFFEY – Patrick
Regiment (s)65th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 657
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
5th March 1827 / 18 years / Dublin Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8 in
Sallow / Hazel / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNorth America – 3 years 122 days
New Zealand – 2 years 272 days
Length of Service23 years 24 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 26th March 1850 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Kilbeggin Westmeath Ireland
Pension Districts1850 Tullamore
1852-1882 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
1873 Increased to 1/2d per diem for service in Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
4th May, 1852 from Plymouth, England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM JARDINE 1st August 1852
Date/Place of Birthc1809 Kilbeggin Westmeath Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
B c1834 Deduced from age at death
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeAnn B 1853 Western Australia
M MARCHANT David 1873
D 1900 Perth Western Australia
Buried Southern Cross Cemetery WA
James Henry B 1856 Western Australia
M LINDSAY Mary 1884 Fremantle Western Australia
D 27th August 1901 Subiaco Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Richard B 7th May1858 Fremantle Western Australia
M BOLADERAS Catherine Elizabeth 24th June 1895 Perth
M DORAN Frances Margaret Mary Josephine 1904
M CROSSLING Thelma 1909 Perth Western Australia
D 9th November 1930 Perth WA
Mary B 3rd April 1860 Western Australia
M RING Mark 1880 Perth Western Australia son of EPG Mark Ring
D 1st June 1915 East Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Elizabeth B 21st October1862 Western Australia
M1 DEARDEN Edward 1884 Geraldton Western Australia
M2 DEUPORT John George 1905 Victoria Park Western Australia
D 9th February 1927 Kirup Western Australia
Thomas B 1865 Western Australia
D 17th July 1884 Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Jane B 17th June 1868 Western Australia
D 25th August 1887 Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
John B c1868 Fremantle Western Australia
Reuben Patrick B 1872 Perth Western Australia
He had a daughter to Georgina Mortimer named Ruby Mortimer Claffey
D 5th November 1940 Roebourne Western Australia
Patrick Joseph B 4th July 1872 Perth Western Australia (possibly Reuben Patrick above)
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
Perth Lot 274Y Waneroo Road
1.0.16 acres Title 6/18 Actually 1 acre 16 perches
Assigned 11 November 1883
Title application 27 September 1883
Occupation after
Appointed night warder Convict Establishment 27th October 1852 without the sanction of Captain Bruce worked in a variety of positions until he resigned and was paid a pension of £28/18/3 from 21 May 1869 increased to £31/13/0 (see Warders and Gaolers page 34)
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 19th April 1882 page 2 Death of Patrick Claffey
Inquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 23 July 1884 page3 Death of Thomas Claffey
The Daily News Wednesday 24 July 1895 page 2 Marriage of Richard
The West Australian Friday 2 November 1894 page 4 Death notice Jane Claffey
The West Australian Thursday 29th August 1901 page 4 Death notice James Henry Claffey
The Bunbury Herald Monday 14th February 1927 Page 2 Obituary Elizabeth
The Daily News Tuesday 11th November 1930 Funeral Notice Richard Claffey
Northern Times Thursday 21st November 1940 page 1 Death of Reuben Claffey
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial13th April 1882 Perth Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
24th October 1894 Perth Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateSROWA Cons 3458 1884/032

13th February 1884 Jane Claffey the widow of pensioner Patrick Claffey who died 31st March 1882 (sic) renounced Administration

7th January 1885 James Claffey eldest son and heir at law applied for Letters of Administration. Value of estate not more than 50 pounds.

Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index 1841
Patrick Claffy(sic) 657 Private 65th Regt Location Isle aux Noix Canada
Discharge due to chronic rheumatism and dyspnoea
Ann Claffey summonsed David Marchant with breach of promise in 1872