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47th Regiment Badge
NameDAIN / DEAN – James
Regiment (s)47th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 967
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
21st May 1832 / 18 years / Macclesfield Cheshire England
(Silk) weaver
Description – Height
5 Ft 7½ in
Fresh / Grey / Fair / None
Overseas Service/DurationMediterranean – 6 years 5 months
West Indies – 2 years 9 months
Length of Service21 years 38 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 21st October 1853 / Birr Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Macclesfield Cheshire England
Pension Districts1853 Stockport
1862 2nd Manchester
1862 Tilbury
1862-1872 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0 per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th March 1862 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NORWOOD 9th June 1862
Date/Place of Birth1814 Pres(t)bury Macclesfield Cheshire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
DEANE William (tentative)
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
c 1820 Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage1848 Clonmel Ireland
Children by 1st WifeElizabeth B c 1851 not known
M PICKETT William 1868 Perth Western Australia
D 30th November 1923 South Fremantle Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
James bap 3rd January 1858 St Michael Macclesfield Cheshire England
M KING Alice 29th December 1876 Wesleyan Church Maitland Daly District South Australia
D 23 Apr 1929 South Fremantle Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Alfred  B 20th November 1858
bap 4th March 1861 Sunderland St Wesleyan Methodist Chapel Macclesfield  Cheshire England
M 1) HOWLETT Annie 1883 Fremantle Western Australia
2)  DOYLE Rebecca 1913 Perth Western Australia
D 20th April 1945 Palmyra Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Joseph bap 26th April 1863 Perth Western Australia
M (Tentative) MAGUIRE Rose 29th February 1884 Adelaide South Australia (Ref:138/667)
D 12th February 1939 Pirie St Adelaide (late of Broken Hill) (Tentative) (Ref:610/801)
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd Husband of WifeTRETT Robert – 96th Regiment arrived onboard “William Hammond” 1856
B 28th September 1812 Burlingham St Andrew Norwich Norfolk England
Date/Place of Marriage1873 Perth Western Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandNone known
Land Grants Western
None known
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer & Commercial News 25th February 1863 reference to Lancashire Relief Fund
Departure from Western AustraliaNot applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial23rd March 1872 Perth Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia (as DEAN)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1st Wife
22nd  April 1875 Perth Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 James Dain 967 Private 47th Foot location Barbados
1851 James Dain 967 Private 47th Foot location Buttevant and Waterford
Discharge due to chronic rheumatism
In the 1861 Census RG 09/2576/50/19 94 Arbourhay Street Hurdsfield Macclesfield James is living with his wife Ellen age 41 and daughter Elizabeth age 10 both born Ireland and sons James and Alfred aged 4 and 2 respectively both born Macclesfield. James is a Silk hand loom weaver (which was a cottage industry carried on in the upper floor of the tenements).
Extensive records of army service locations available