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2nd Regiment

1865 Thomas Ellis Family Relief

NameELLIS – Thomas
Regiment (s)2nd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1185
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
31st July 1839 / 18 years  / Salford Lancashire England
Fustian Scourer
Description – Height
5 Ft 7½ in
Fresh / Blue / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCape of Good Hope – 3 years 5 months
East Indies – 5 years 10 months
Length of Service15 years 341 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 14th August 1855 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Manchester England
Pension Districts1855 1st Manchester
1858-1871 Western Australia
Pension Paid7d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th August 1858 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
EDWIN FOX 20th November 1858
Date/Place of Birthc1821 Overdam (Darwen [Over]) Blackburne Lancashire 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
CASEY / CAREY Ann or Honora
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage20th October 1856 Manchester England
Children by 1st WifeFrederick B Not yet known
M STANTON Sarah Elizabeth1895 Fremantle WA
Thomas B Not yet known
Mary Ann B Not yet known
M ROBINSON George 1874 Pinjarra Western Australia
S 27th February 1936 Bunbury WA
Bur Bunbury Cemetery
Agnes B 1860 Fremantle Western Australia
D 10th February 1882 Fremantle WA
John Charles B 1864 Fremantle Western Australia
Emma B 1867 Western Australia
D 1868 Fremantle WA
D 1868 Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd Husband of WifeGRAY Henry
Date/Place of Marriage1874 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandNone
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 15th February 1882 page 7 Death of Agnes
Western Mail Saturday 27th November 1909 page 34 Honora Gray death
South West Times (Bunbury) Wednesday 4th March 1936 page 2 Obituary Mary Robinson
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial16th December 1871 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
19th November 1909 Fremantle Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationIn 1863 Thomas Ellis nominated his sisters in law Emma (16) Elizabeth (14) and Agnes (11) Carey as Government immigrants. He gave Mr Thomas Flint and James Carey of Victory Vault Ancoat Street Manchester as references.
25th June 1868 Ann Ellis charged her husband Pensioner Thomas Ellis with assaulting her-he was cautioned and discharges.
There are sundry charges of being drunk against Thomas and the occasional charge against Ann.
9th July 1881 Ann Ellis applied for a land grant however as her husband Thomas Ellis, 2nd regiment did not apply she was not entitled.