CLEWS – Thomas 80th Regiment

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80th Regiment of Foot Staffordshire

NameCLEWS – Thomas
Regiment (s)80th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 464
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
10th December 1824 / 15 years / Newcastle under Lyme Staffordshire England
Weaver
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 10 in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMediterranean – 4 years
New South Wales – 8 years
Length of Service20 years 325 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 12th December 1848 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Congleton Cheshire England
Pension Districts1849 2nd Manchester
1854 Western Australia
1858 New South Wales
1859 Hobart
1871 Launceston
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st January 1854 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SEA PARK 5th April 1854
Date/Place of Birthc1809 Stockport Chester 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 Mary
B Ardwick Lancashire
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
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
1858 Ship of departure from WA to Adelaide is unknown but they travelled on the Admella departing Adelaide on 19 July 1858 for Sydney via Melbourne
1859 to Hobart Tasmania
Date/Place of Death/Burial9th April 1887 Fingal Tasmania
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
27th August 1896 Fingal Tasmania
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 Thomas Clews 464 Private 80th Foot Location Parramatta NSW
Discharge due to chronic rheumatism
In the 1851 Census HO 107/2224/527 Thomas Clowes is living in Chapman Street Salford with his wife Mary age 29 and born in Ardwick Lancashire. Thomas’s age has been reversed as he was 42 years of age not 24. (Discrepancy between Mary’s age on Census and age at time of death)