DAVIDSON – Archibald 25th Regiment

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25th Regiment King’s Own Scottish Borderers

NameDAVIDSON – Archibald
Regiment (s)25th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 208
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
30th June 1825 / 16 years / Glasgow Scotland
Weaver
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 5 in
Fair / Blue / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 10 years 94 days
Length of Service13 years 309 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Private / 14th July 1841 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
272 Buchanan St. St. David Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland
Pension Districts1845 Paisley
1852 Ayr
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
1873 pension increased to 1/3d per diem for service in Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
19th March 1857 London England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLARA 3rd July 1857
Date/Place of Birth27th August 1806 Pittenweem Fife Scotland
Date/Place of Baptism11th September 1806 Pittenweem Fife Scotland
Father
Date/Place of Birth
DAVIDSON Archibald
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
MUIR Anstruther
Not yet known
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
UNKNOWN
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeArthur B 1831?
M Not yet known
D Not yet known
John F.
B 1832 Paisley Renfrewshire Scotland
M Not yet known
D Not yet known
Marion B 1835 Paisley Renfrewshire Scotland
M Not yet known
D Not yet known
Archibald B 1836 Paisley Renfrewshire Scotland
M McCARTHY Theresa Mary 1878 Fremantle Western Australia
D Not yet known
Robert B 1837 Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland
M Not yet known
D Not yet known
William B 1840 Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland
M Not yet known
D  Not yet known
Jossie B 1844 Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland
M Not yet known
D Not 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 WifeMCDONALD Margaret (tentative)
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 2nd WifeNot yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
Allocated North Fremantle Lot P52
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial21st August 1878 Perth Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationNot clear how many children travelled to Western Australia in 1857 (or later) apart from Archibald (Jnr)
Until 1874 Archibald (Snr) resided in Fremantle but then transferred to 1st Perth District.