FARRELL – Laurence/ Lawrence HEIC Bengal Fusiliers

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East India Company

NameFARRELL – Laurence/Lawrence
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company Bengal Fusiliers
Regiment Number (s) 256
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
2nd May 1839 / 20 years / Dublin Ireland
House painter & glazier
Description – Height
5 Ft 5¼ in
Fresh / Brown / Grey / None
Overseas Service/DurationHEIC
Length of Service20 years 11 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 3rd September 1860 / Not yet known
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1860 1st Dublin
1864 Tilbury
1864-1865 Western Australia
1866-73 South Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st July 1866 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 12th September 1864
Date/Place of BirthAugust 1819 Dublin Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
FARRELL Laurence
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
BARRY Anna Maria
B 1823 (tentative)
Date/Place of Marriage13th May 1861 St Paul’s Arran Quay Dublin: (The couple were living at 28 Tighe Street Dublin)
Children by 1st WifeNone known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
BARRY John B Newtown Kildare Ireland (tentative)
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette & WA Times 13th October 1865 – page 2
Adelaide Observer 17th July 1869 – page 4
Departure from Western
12th October 1865 per David and Jesse to Adelaide South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial24th July 1883 Parkside Adelaide South Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationEmbarked 4th July 1839 per Dauntless for India
22nd August 1860 returned from India to UK per John Temperly