GEDDINGS / GIDINGS – George 28th and 61st Regiment

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NameGEDDINGS / GIDINGS – George
Regiment (s)28th and 61st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1289 – 28th Regiment
10 – 61st Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
27th June 1839 / 18 years / Devizes Wiltshire England
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7 in
Sallow / Blue / Brown / None
Overseas Service/Duration

 

New South Wales – 1 year 163 days
East Indies – 7 years 208 days
Turkey – 6 months
Crimea – 1 year 8 months
Mauritius – 1 year 24 days
Length of Service21 years 106 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 11th October 1860 / Plymouth England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Alma clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Devizes Wiltshire England
Pension Districts1860 Trowbridge
1860 2nd Portsmouth
1862 1st Portsmouth
1962-1881 Western Australia
Pension Paid11d per diem
4th June 1878 Increased to 1/3d per diem for service to Enrolled Force in Western Australia
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th March 1862 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NORWOOD 9th June 1862
Date/Place of Birth17th February 1821 Devizes Wiltshire England
Date/Place of Baptism29th April 1821 St Mary’s Chapel Independent Devizes Wiltshire England
Father
Date/Place of Birth
GEDDINGS Isaac
B 1874/1875 Devizes Wiltshire England (Tentative)
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
ASHER Mary
Not yet known
19th July 1820 (Banns) Devizes Wiltshire England
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
ROGERS Maria (formerly Mrs Daniel COLLINS and Mrs Mark Dore ROGERS nee Yates)
B 21st June 1832 Bombay India (Tentative)
bap 5th August 1832 (Tentative)
Date/Place of Marriage3rd September 1872 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeNone
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
YATES Henry
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Charlotte (Tentative)
Not yet known
1st Husband of WifeCOLLINS Daniel – Honourable East India Company arrived on board “Clyde” 1863
B Not yet known
D sinking of Georgette off Western Australia 17th February 1869
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st HusbandNot yet known
2nd Husband of WifeROGERS Mark Dore – 83rd Regiment arrived onboard “Sultana” 1859
B Not yet known
D Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage3rd June 1869 Perth Western Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandNot yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer 25th February 1863 sinking of the “Georgette”
Inquirer & Commercial News 16th May 1877
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial7th October 1881 Colonial Hospital Perth Western Australia
8th October 1881 Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia (under name GIDDINGS)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationGeorge Geddings was Maria’s third marriage after the death of her previous two husbands