GOODBODY – Matthew 43rd and 29th Regiment

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NameGOODBODY – Matthew
Regiment (s)43rd and 29th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1646 (43rd)
1919 (29th)
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
1840 / 20 years / Maryborough Ireland
Weaver
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
Not yet known (no WO97 discharge papers located)
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies
Length of Service15 years 210 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant / 11th September 1855 / Unknown
Campaign MedalsIndian General Service Medal
Sutlej Campaign Medal 1845-6
Punjab Campaign Medal 1848-49 with Chillianwallah and Goojerat clasps
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Tullamore Ireland
Pension Districts1855 Tullamore
1858 Jersey
1864 Tilbury
1864-1905 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/6d per diem
Increased to 2/1d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st July 1864 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 12th September 1864
Date/Place of Birthc1820 Mountmellick Queens Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
GOODBODY Matthew
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
LOCKE Mary
Not yet known
1804 Manchester England
SiblingsMary
Edward
Ann/ Hannah
Sarah
William
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
FOY Bridget nee SHERIDAN
1828
Date/Place of Marriage1853 Dinapore India
Children by 1st WifePeter B 2nd August 1855 Brompton Gillingham Kent England
M Did not marry
D 22nd April 1922 Old Men’s Home Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Mary bap 8th March 1857 Rosenallis Queens Ireland
D 20th December 1861 St Helier Jersey Channel Islands
Winifred B 7th April 1859 Jersey Channel Islands
D 26th October 1864 Fremantle Western Australia
bur Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
Ann B 13th March 1861 Jersey Channel Islands
M NUGENT John 11th November 1879 Perth Western Australia
D 25th June 1939 Mt Lawley Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Agnes B 16th March 1863 Jersey Channel Islands
D 15th July 1839 Western Australia
bur Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Mary Jane B 14th May 1865 Fremantle Western Australia
M POLLETT William Thomas 5th January 1886 Roebourne Western Australia
D 3rd May 1934 Fremantle Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
John (twin) B 8th April 1867 Perth Western Australia
D 8th April 1867 Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Joseph (twin) B  8th April 1867 Perth Western Australia
D 22nd November 1867 Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Laurence Matthew B 7th April 1869 Perth Western Australia
D 12th March 1885 Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Catherine B 15th June 1871 Perth Western Australia
M FITZPATRICK Joseph 10th December 1888 Fremantle Western Australia
D 9th September 1938 North Fremantle Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
SHERIDAN Winifred nee Duncan
Not yet known
1st Husband of WifeFOY Thomas
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st HusbandNot yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
5th April 1881 title application for Location Y 140 Perth of 2 perches 28 roods between John and Aberdeen streets, West of Russell Square Perth
Occupation after
Arrival
Nightwatchman Rottnest Island
Temporary Assistant Warder Perth Prison
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer &Commercial News 18th March 1868 – page 3
The Herald 19th February 1870 – page 3
The Daily News 15th March 1884 – page 3
Inquirer & Commercial News 2nd December 1885 – page 5
Coolgardie Miner Wednesday 5th April 1905 page 2
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1st April 1905 Northampton Western Australia
Northampton Cemetery Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
14th March 1884 Perth Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information5th July 1865 application made to purchase Fremantle Lot 706 for £6
As Temporary Assistant Warder Perth Prison 8-10 March 1867 (during the absence of an officer) sent after an absconder
7th June 1886 Matthew GOODBODY complained about the Volunteers’ band playing loud music at night at the Barracks