CUNNINGHAM – James 51st Regiment

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NameCUNNINGHAM – James
Regiment (s)51st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 501
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
27th November 1825 / 18 years / Galway Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7½ in
Fair / Brown / Hazel / None
Overseas Service/DurationIonian Islands – 6 years 52 days
New South Wales – 7 years
Length of Service21 years 125 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 31st March 1847 / Perth Western Australia
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not stated
Pension Districts1847 Western Australia
Pension PaidNot yet known
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
Embarked for New South Wales from England 23rd May 1839 and arrived 27th November 1839 by unknown ship: not yet known when he left New South Wales and arrived in Western Australia
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of BirthB c October 1806 Parish of Rahoon near Galway Ireland
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
Not yet known – possible information in WA BDM
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
2nd Wife
Date/Place of Marriage
Children by 2nd Wife
2nd Husband of Wife
Date/Place of Marriage
Children by 2nd Husband
3rd Husband of Wife
Date/Place of Marriage
Children by 3rd Husband
Land Grants Western
Australia
None known
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationJames Cunningham was discharged in Western Australia (see WO97). However it is not clear how he arrived in Western Australia – possibly at the end of his 7 years service in New South Wales.
1854 made complaint against Captain Bruce.
Further research needed on many aspects