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DEADMAN / DEDMAN / DUDMAN – William 69th and 2nd Regiment

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69th Regiment
2nd Regiment
Regiment (s)69th  and 2nd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 299
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
9th October 1823 / 17 years /  Reading Berkshire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 10 in
Swarthy / Hazel / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 18 years 4 months
Length of Service19 years 256 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 11th June 1844 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Chawton near Alton Hampshire England
Pension Districts1844 Southampton
1850 2nd Portsmouth
1851 Tilbury Fort
1851-1859 Western Australia
1860-1868 Portsmouth
Pension Paid11d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st February 1851 Falmouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERMAID 15th May 1851
Date/Place of Birth1806  Chawton near Alton Hampshire England
Date/Place of Baptism19th May 1807 Chawton Hampshire England
Date/Place of Birth
DUDMAN / DEADMAN  William  (carpenter)
Bap 8th July 1758 Andover Hampshire England
D 11th November 1821 Chawton Hampshire England
Date/Place of Birth
DOVEY  Sarah
Bap 26th December 1785  Alton Hampshire England
M 1st 19th May 1806  Chawton  Hampshire England
M 2nd  BRAMBY  John  6th September 1823  Chawton  Hampshire England
D 1843  Alresford  Hampshire England
SiblingsGeorge DEDMAN
bap  29th June 1817 Chawton Hampshire England
D 1858 Alresford Hampshire England
bap 14th August 1814 Chawton Hampshire Eng;and
M BRAMWELL Thomas 23rd November 1845 Bishops Sutton Hampshire England
bap 28th April 1812 Chawton Hampshire England
D 13th May 1819 Chawton Hampshire England
bap  26th August 1810 Chawton Hampshire England
bap  15th August 1819 Chawton Hampshire England
M COWDRY James 5th November 1840  Bishops Sutton Hampshire England
D 1914 Alresford Hampshire England
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
WOODMAN  Harriett
c1826 Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage10th April 1847 Alresford Hampshire England
Children by 1st WifeGeorge Joseph  B 28th October 1855  Bunbury Western Australia
M McCREERY Sarah 1880 Fremantle Western Australia (daughter of Pensioner Thomas McCREERY)
D 22nd May 1922 North Fremantle  Western Australia
William Henry  B 24th May 1857 Bunbury Western Australia
D 7th September 1869 – drowned at sea
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
WOODMAN  Joseph  (a wagoner)
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd Husband of WifeFREEMAN Thomas
Date/Place of Marriage31st March 1870 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandElizabeth Louise B 5th June 1860  Fremantle Western Australia
D 20th November 1874
James Thomas B 18th December 1861 Fremantle Western Australia
D 10th September 1905 Jandakot Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
John Robert B 27th March 1864 Western Australia
D 22nd November 1921 Western Australia
Walter Edward B  3rd November 1865  Fremantle Western Australia
D Not yet known
Frederick Richard  B 1867 Fremantle Western Australia
D 18th June 1931 Western Australia
Land Grants Western
20th November 1852 assigned Bunbury Lot P9 1 rood 35 perches   / returned 20 November 1852
17th October 1859 assigned Bunbury lot P10 2 roods
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 26th January 1859 page 1 re Harriet
The West Australian Saturday 7th October 1905 page 1 Funeral Notice Harriet Freeman
Departure from Western
31st December 1859  pension transferred to Portsmouth England
Date/Place of Death/Burial26th February 1868 – a William Deadman died aged 63 at Alresford Hampshire
Date/Place of Death/Burial
5th October 1905 Old Women’s Home Perth Western Australia
burial 7th October 1905 Fremantle Cemetery (This may be the Skinner Street Cemetery as she is not on the Fremantle Cemetery burial records)
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge due to rheumatism and general debility.
Mrs H Deadman, age 25, received medical treatment aboard the Mermaid
The Surgeon Superintendent listed no children for William and Harriet Deadman on the Mermaid