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EVANS – Thomas Royal Horse Artillery

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Died Perth Colonial Hospital
NameEVANS – Thomas
Regiment (s)Royal Horse Artillery 8th Battalion
Regiment Number (s)  –
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
24th January 1826 / 19 years / Worcester England
Carpet Weaver
Description – Height
5 Ft 11 in
Fresh / Dark Brown / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNot Stated
Length of Service21 years
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner / 12th January 1847 / Woolwich Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Not stated
Pension Districts1847 Worcester England
1848 Birmingham
1848 Worcester
1850 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
22nd July 1850 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
HASHEMY 25th October 1850
Date/Place of Birthc1807 Kidderminster Worcester England
Date/Place of BaptismKidderminster 30th August 1826
Date/Place of Birth
EVANS George
Date/Place of Birth
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Did not marry
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
1853 Thomas Evans may have been employed by the Convict Establishment as a nightwatchman at Canning Bridge –see Barker page 67
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer 30th October 1850 page 3
Perth Gazette & Independent Journal of Political and News WA Shipping Intelligence 1st November 1850 page 2 – List of Pensioners Named
Perth Gazette & Independent Journal of Political and News WA 4th July 1851 page 2
Departure from Western
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial14th December 1855 Perth Hospital
15th December 1855 aged 47 years Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1841 Thomas Evans Gunner RHA was located at either Portobello, Dublin or Limerick
Discharge due to rheumatism