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GOGGINS / COGGINS – Thomas 47th Regiment

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47th Regiment Badge
Regiment (s)47th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 782
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
17th December 1830 / 18 years / Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7¼ in
Fair /  Grey / Sandy / None
Overseas Service/DurationMediterranean – 6 years
West Indies – 9 months
Length of Service21 years 196 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 28th May 1852 / Templemore Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1852 1st Dublin
1853-1863 Western Australia
1863-June 1864 Tasmania
1864-1875 Melbourne
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
2nd February 1853 Portsmouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PYRENEES 30th April 1853
Date/Place of Birthc1812 Killochert (Kiltoghart) Carrick on Shannon Leitrim Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
UNKNOWN Catherine (Margaret)
Not yet known
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
SULLIVAN Sara Jane (Johanna)
B c1829 Limerick Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage18th November 1848 Rathkeale Limerick Ireland
Children by 1st WifeJohn Blenart Hassert bap 22nd June 1850 Buttevant Cork Ireland
M DAY Annie 27th September 1875 St Stephan’s Richmond Victoria Australia
D 25th February 1893 Camberwell Victoria
bur Melbourne General Cemetery Victoria
Catherine bap 2nd March 1852 Ballybricken Waterford City Waterford Ireland
M MacDONALD Captain 
18th December 1869 Barclay St Carlton Victoria Australia
D Not yet known
1854 Toodyay (Tentative) Western Australia
D Not yet known
Margaret bap 13th May 1855 Toodyay  Western Australia
D Not yet known
Andrew bap 22nd August 1856 Toodyay Western Australia
D 20th May 1859 Western Australia
Mary  bap 20th November 1857 Toodyay Western Australia
D Not yet known
William 28th  June 1859  Toodyay  Western Australia
D 4th September 1860 Toodyay Western Australia
bur Toodyay Cemetery (RC)
Edward bap 20th October 1860  Toodyay Western Australia
M ANSLOW Isabella Jemima 29th August 1882  Hotham Victoria
D 5th January 1912 Ultimo New South Wales
Anastasia bap 21st  September 1862 Toodyay Western Australia
D Not yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
MALLOY Margaret
Not yet known
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Toodyay (Newcastle) S9 4 acres
Assigned 31st December 1853
Title Application 12th January 1861
Title 1795 24th December 1861
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News (WA: 1848 – 1864) Friday 24th October 1862
Adelaide Observer (SA: 1843 – 1904) Saturday 15th November 1862 page 5
Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers (Melbourne Vic: 1867 – 1875) Monday 27th December 1869
Departure from Western
16th October 1862 sailed from Fremantle to Adelaide with wife and 6 children per Gem
Date/Place of Death/Burial16th June 1875 Victoria (Tentative)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
3rd November 1872 Hotham Victoria
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 Thomas Goggins 782 Private 47th Foot depot location Birr
1851 Thomas Goggins 782 Private 47th foot location Buttevant and Waterford
Discharge due to rheumatism and impaired health the result of fever in the West Indies
January 12th 1853 Catherine Goggins (11 months) was treated for catarrh on the voyage of the Pyrenees
15th October 1862 Thomas sold his allotment at Toodyay for ninety pounds to Captain Finnerty acting for the Pensioners’ Benevolent Fund