DAVENPORT / DEVONPORT – Thomas Royal Marines

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Name DAVENPORT / DEVONPORT – Thomas
Regiment (s) Royal Marines
Regiment Number (s) 3544
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
1824 / 20 years / Woolwich Kent England
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
Not yet known
Overseas Service/Duration Not yet known
Length of Service 21 years 2 months 27 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Private / 6th January 1846 / Plymouth England
Campaign Medals Not yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not yet known
Pension Districts 1846 Plymouth
1851 Leicester
1853-1865 Western Australia
1866-1875 South Australia
Pension Paid £18/4/0 per annum
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
22nd November 1852 London England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
DUDBROOK 7th February 1853
Date/Place of Birth c1805 Ashby de la Zouche Leicestershire England
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
WOLNER Mary
B 1819 (tentative)
Date/Place of Marriage Not yet known
Children by 1st Wife Thomas B 1840 East Stonehouse Devon England
Robert B 1844 East Stonehouse Devon England
D 1859 Western Australia
Mary B 1846 East Stonehouse Devon England
Eliza B 1848 Ashby de la Zouche Leicestershire
Sarah Jane B 1850 Leicestershire
Sarah B 1852
D 1854 Western Australia
Edwin B 1857 Western Australia
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 Articles Not yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Left in late 1865 / early 1866 for South Australia
May have preceded family as 12th August 1866 E. (Eliza or Edwin?) and M. (Wife Mary?) Davenport traveled to South Australia per “Emily Smith”
Date/Place of Death/Burial 27th February 1875 Vincent Street Adelaide South Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or Probate None known
Further Information Aboard the “Dudbrook” during the 1852-53 voyage was Thomas Davenport’s sister Elizabeth and her husband Charles GANE, also an EPG, and their son Charles William.
An incident occurred on board the “Dudbrook” just before arrival in Fremantle concerning another EPG for which he was court martialled. Thomas gave evidence at this trial 9th June 1855 living in North Fremantle with wife and 4 children (Protestant)