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67th South Hampshire
NameECCLESTON – William
Regiment (s)67th Regiment 1st Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 709
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
17th July 1828 / 18 years / Queen’s Square Warwick Warwickshire
Coach smith
Description – Height
5 Ft 9 in
Fresh / Hazel / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 1 year
West Indies – 7 years
North America – 2 years
Gibraltar – 2 years
Length of Service21 years 283 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 23rd April 1850 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Warwick Warwickshire England
Pension Districts1850 Coventry
1853-1895 West Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th May 1853 Tilbury England via Dublin
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PHOEBE DUNBAR 30th August 1853
Date/Place of BirthB c1810 St Mary’s Warwick Warwickshire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
ECCLESTON John B 1761 Warwickshire England
D 1819 Mill Street St Nicholas Warwick Warwickshire
bur 19th December 1819 Warwick Warwickshire
No evidence sighted
Date/Place of Birth
RADFORD Elizabeth
bap 5th December 1780 St Nicholas Warwick Warwickshire England
27th November 1800 St Nicholas Warwick Warwickshire England (Banns at Barford)
(Remarried SATCHWELL Joseph 10th February 1824 St Nicholas Warwick Warwickshire
bur 6th July 1845 St Nicholas Warwick Warwickshire
No evidence sighed
SiblingsAnn bap 16th November 1806 St Nicholas Warwick Warwickshire
bur 16th May 1818 St Nicholas Warwick Warwickshire
George bap 4th May 1812 St Nicholas Warwick Warwickshire
James bap 8th December 1816 St Nicholas Warwick Warwickshire
Elizabeth bap 28th February 1820 St Nicholas Warwick Warwickshire
No evidence sighted
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
bap 7th June 1829 St Nicholas Warwick Warwickshire
Date/Place of Marriage6th June 1852 St Nicholas Warwick Warwickshire
Children by 1st WifeElizabeth Ann bap 7th November 1852 St Nicholas Warwick Warwickshire
M HURST Thomas 10th December 1868 Bunbury Western Australia
D 21st June 1931 Boyanup Western Australia
bur Boyanup Cemetery Western Australia
William James bap 6th August 1854 Fremantle Western Australia
M STINTON Susan 1877 Picton Western Australia
D 13th June 1924 Leonora (Mt Margaret) Western Australia
bur 19th June 1924 Boyanup Cemetery Western Australia
Ellen (Emma) bap 29th July 1857 Fremantle Western Australia
M TRIGWELL John 6th August 1874 Bunbury West Australia
D 10th April 1944 Wembley West Australia
Cremated Ashes taken by Funeral Director Karrakatta Western Australia
John Thomas bap 15th August 1859 Fremantle Western Australia
D 21st September 1863 (aged 4) Fremantle West Australia
bur Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
James Henry bap 2nd January 1862 Fremantle Western Australia
M HURST Alice 30th March 1882 Boyanup Western Australia
D 28th February 1935 St John of God’s Hospital Subiaco Western Australia
bur Boyanup Cemetery Western Australia
Mary Ann bap 3rd May 1864 Fremantle Western Australia
M TRIGWELL George 27th January 1881 Picton Western Australia
D 21st November 1952 Donnybrook Hospital Western Australia
bur Donnybrook Cemetery Western Australia
Charles Henry b
ap 12th July 1868 Bunbury Western Australia
M HALL Harriet 25th or 28th August 1891 Bunbury Western Australia
D 29th April 1943 Maylands Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia as ECCLESTONE
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
18th February 1828 St Nicholas Warwick Warwickshire Coventry Warwickshire
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Warder 1st July 1859-1st August 1874 pension of £27/17/6 Lengthy article Barker page 64/5
Newspaper ArticlesSouthern Times Thursday 18th April 1895 page 3 Obituary for William Eccleston
West Australian Perth 29th June 1931,1st March 1935, 8th March 1935 1st May 1943, 12th April 1944 and 24th November 1952
Southern Times Bunbury 28th November 1911
Bunbury Herald 20th April 1895 and 28th November 1911
Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express 20th June 1924
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial13th April 1895 Boyanup Western Australia
14th April 1895 Bunbury Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
25th November 1911 Boyanup Western Australia
27th November 1911 Bunbury Pioneer Cemetery Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationWilliam was promoted to Corporal 26th January 1841 however he reverted to Private 12th October 1843 at his own request.
British Army Worldwide index
1841 William Eccleston 709 Corporal 67th foot location Drummondville Canada
Discharge due to being worn out from long service in foreign lands.
Mrs Eccleston age 30 Guard’s Wife received medical treatment on July 21 1853 for fever while on board the Phoebe Dunbar, she also suffered from pneumonia September 19th just prior to arrival at Fremantle