CLAYTON – John 80th Regiment

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80th Regiment of Foot Staffordshire

  John’s Story – EPG Gazette October 2006

1861 Land Title


NameCLAYTON – John
Regiment (s)80th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1929
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
14th December 1842 / 18 years / Not yet known
Silk Weaver
Description – Height
6 Ft 0½ in
Sallow / Hazel / Fair / Gunshot wound on outer part of left foot
Overseas Service/DurationNew South Wales – 1 year 1 month
East Indies – 1 year 10 months
Length of Service4 years 192 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 22nd June 1847 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Macclesfield Chester England
Pension Districts1847 Stockport
1850 2nd Manchester
1858 – 1891 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/3d per diem
1887 Increased to 1/8½d per diem for services to Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th March 1858 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LORD RAGLAN 1st June 1858
Date/Place of Birthc1824 Hurdsfied Macclesfield Chester England
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
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
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
Albany Town lot P21
3 acres
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1891 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationPurchased 1861 Swan Lot 330 40 acres