GRAY – Simeon / Simon 4th Dragoon Guards

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NameGRAY – Simeon / Simon
Regiment (s)4th Dragoon Guards
Regiment Number (s) 306
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
5th May 1829 / 20 years / York Yorkshire England
Butcher
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 9¾(?) in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationHome service only
Length of Service18 years 130 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 28th December 1847 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
York England
Pension Districts1847 Hull
1848 Newcastle
1853-1855 Western Australia
1855-1873 (tentative) New South Wales
Pension Paid7d 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 Birthc1809 Osbaldwick Yorkshire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
LOCK Susan
B 1813 Ireland
D 1852 England
Date/Place of Marriage1834 unknown location
Children by 1st WifeElizabeth B 1834 England
M HANCOCK David 1853 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1899  Fremantle Western Australia
Henry William B 1844 unknown location
D 1853 unknown location
James B 1845 England
D Not yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
25th February 1855 moved to New South Wales with both sons to live permanently  per “Emma”
Date/Place of Death/Burial1873 Singleton New South Wales (tentative)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
1852 unknown location England, prior to “Dudbrook” leaving in November 1852
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1853 arrived Fremantle with his 3 children after his wife died  in 1852 in England. Visited New South Wales at the end of 1853 with eldest son Henry, whilst James stayed with sister Elizabeth and husband David HANCOCK in Fremantle: returned to Western Australia in 1854 before departing permanently for New South Wales in 1855.