GALLAGHER – John 92nd Regiment

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Regiment (s) 92nd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 502
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
24th May 1826 / 17 years / Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6¼ in
Dark / Light Blue / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/Duration Gibraltar – 1 year 9 months
Malta – 5 years 4 months
West Indies – 1 year 4 months
Length of Service 21 years 189 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Private / 25th June 1849 / Clonmel Ireland
Campaign Medals None
Intended Residence at
Dundee Scotland
Pension Districts 1849 Dundee
1853-1866 Western Australia
Pension Paid 1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
22nd November 1852 London England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
DUDBROOK 7th February 1853
Date/Place of Birth 1809 Barony Lanarkshire Scotland
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
GALLAGHER William (Boatman)
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
B 1818 Scotland
Date/Place of Marriage 16th May 1843 (Army Barracks) Forfar Dundee Scotland
Children by 1st Wife Mary Ann B 18th May 1843 Scotland
M 1) COE Jonathon (T/L) 1856 Port Gregory Western Australia (D. 1885)
M 2) HUGHES Edward  (ex-convict) 6th April 1891 Northampton Western Australia
D 16th April 1893 Geraldton Western Australia
Janette Cecelia B 1854 Lynton Port Gregory Western Australia
M GRIMSHAW Henry 1875 Geraldton Western Australia (3 children)
Margaret B 1859 Greenough Western Australia
M CLARKE James 1878 Geraldton Western Australia (11 children)
Sarah Jane B 1861 Irwin District Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
BREWITT Richard  of Canongate Scotland
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
SIM Margaret
Not yet known
2nd Wife PETTIT/PETTY Elizabeth (nee Chapman – widow)
D 1880
Date/Place of Marriage 19th August 1865 Western Australia
Children by 2nd Wife None
1st Husband of Wife Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage Not yet known
Children by 1stHusband Not yet known
Land Grants Western
31st December 1853 grant of 3 acres at Port Gregory
1860 granted 33.3 acres in Greenough and held a tillage lease of 32 acres in 1865
Occupation after
Listed as ‘farmer and blacksmith at Pearse’s Ford’.
Between 1858 – 64 employed 5 T/L men on occasions
Newspaper Articles Not yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial 30th May 1866 Greenough Western Australia
Greenough Pioneer Cemetery Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1st Wife
29th January 1861 Champion Bay Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
2nd Wife
1880 Geraldton Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or Probate None known
Further Information On 26th April 1853 sent north to Port Gregory Convict Depot per the coaster “William Pope”. In 1856 at the ‘Ticket of Leave’ depot at Lynton, Port Gregory was closed and convicts and guards were transferred to Greenough.