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Farrell Cornelly by Lauren Shannon January 2014 EPG Gazette

65th Regiment Yorkshire North Riding

Lynton Convict Buildings Port Gregory – Died Port Gregory


NameCORNALLY / CORNELLY – Furrell / Farrell
Regiment (s)65th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 449
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
24th May 1825 / 17 years / Athlone Roscommon Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fresh / Grey / Dark / None
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 8 years
North America – 3 years 6 months
Length of Service20 years 49 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 28th July 1846 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Falmouth England
Pension Districts1846 Falmouth
1852-1856 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
London England (Date not known)
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM JARDINE 1st August 1852
Date/Place of Birthc1808 Melan Kings 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
BEATEN or BEATON Elizabeth
bap 26th April 1816 Falmouth Cornwall England
Date/Place of Marriage5th May 1842 Budock Cornwall England
Children by 1st WifeEdward  b 1844 Lancashire Rochdale
James B c1845 Ireland
Thomas B c1846 Sheerness Kent England
D 28th January 1902 Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Ellen B c1848 Falmouth Cornwall England
M (H)OLLEY John 1866 Greenough Western Australia
M O’MALLEY Anthony
D 19 July 1938 Geraldton Western Australia
Bur Utakarra Cemetery Geraldton Western Australia
Ferrell B c1850 Budock Cornwall England
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Date/Place of MarriageWestern Australia (deduced)
Children by  2nd WifeElizabeth b 1853 Fremantle Western Australia
Farrell B c1856 Port Gregory Western Australia Mother Bridget O’LOUGHLIN See further information
2nd Wife  2nd MarriageCharles W EASTOUGH  M 14 November 1857
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
“Night Warder with the Convict Establishment appointed 11 Feb 1853. Absent without Leave 2 April 1853 and seen drunk in the streets. Fined 3 days pay. 24 March 1853 seen talking with prisoners and suspended 26 March and dismissed 27 March 1853 for being useles” –  Barker’s From Warders and Gaolers.
Newspaper ArticlesGeraldton Guardian and Express Thursday 26th July 1930 page 2 Obituary of Ellen O’Malley
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial26th October 1856 Port Gregory Western Australia
Buried Lynton Station Cemetery Port Gregory
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1st Wife
Elizabeth CARNALLY (sic) buried St. Patrick’s Skinner St. Cemetery 13 January 1853 (Possible)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
2nd Wife
Bridget Eastough formerly Cornelly died 23 October 1892 buried Apex Park Cemetery Geraldton 25 October 1892 plot 166
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index 1841
Farrall Cornally 449 Private 65th Regt Location Isle aux Noix Canada
In the 1851 Census Farrell Cornelly (sic), pensioner and labourer, is living at Preston Budock Cornwall with his wife Elizabeth aged 36 and their children Edward, James, Thomas, Ellen and Farrell Bridget O’Laughlin (b1834) possibly arrived as a servant girl on the Sabrina) and went on to father Farrell Cornelly in 1856