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51st Regiment West Riding
DAVIS Elizabeth – widow Pat White 3 and Wm Davis 51 Albany – CSR 456-228 Land Applicn Lot 3 -1860 1 Aug
NameDAVIES / DAVIS –  William
Regiment (s)51st Regiment of Light Infantry
Regiment Number (s) 881
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
17th March 1833 / 19 years / Portsmouth England
Description – Height
5 Ft 6¾ in
Fair / Blue / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationVan Diemen’s Land – 8 years 6 months
East Indies 2 years 8 months Total 11 years 2 months
Length of Service17 years 168 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 12th November 1850 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
St George Hanover Square London England
Pension Districts1850 2nd North London
1851 2nd West London
1852 1st East London
1853-1858 Western Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th April 1853  London England via Cork and Rio de Janeiro
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
ROBERT SMALL  19th August 1853
Date/Place of Birthc1814 St Georges Parish London Middlesex England
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
WHITE Elizabeth nee MURRAY
c1814 Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage26th May 1855 Albany Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeNone
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
1st Husband of WifeWHITE Patrick – 3rd Regiment
arrived “PYRENEES” 1851
Date/Place of Marriage30th September 1849 St. Paul’s Dublin Ireland
Children by 1st HusbandNone
Land Grants Western
Albany Lot P3 fronting Albany Road (Highway)
3.0.0. acres Assigned to Patrick White and after his death in 1855 reassigned to his widow Elizabeth Davis
Assigned 31st December 1857
Title 1st August 1860
Title Deed 1756
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Albany Mail and King George’s Sound Advertiser Saturday 25 December 1886 page 2 Bartholomew Argent applies for fee simple on P3 Albany
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial12th April 1858 Albany King Georges Sound Western Australia
Bur Memorial Park Cemetery Albany
Date/Place of Death/Burial
28th August 1886 Albany Western Australia as “Elizabeth Argent”
Albany Old Catholic Cemetery Western Australia (Memorial Park Cemetery)
Will or ProbateElizabeth Arienti alias Argent SROWA Cons 3404/1886/813
On 28 May 1886 Elizabeth made her will whereby she left her estate consisting of Albany Town Lot P3 of 3 acres situated between the Albany Road and Pensioner Street to her husband Bartholomew Angelo Arienti – value less than £50
Further InformationDischarge due to Rheumatism dysentery and disease of the chest.
In 1854 when Captain Bruce visited Albany he reported on the progress John Wild, Patrick White, M. Fitzgerald and K Gregory had made in clearing their grants and erecting cottages, he recommended they be paid the customary £15
Elizabeth married a third time to Bartholomew ARGENTI/ARIENTI at Albany 1863. She did not appear to have children from any of her marriages.
After Elizabeth’s death Bartholomew applied for Fee Simple for P3.