HANCOCK – David 45th Regiment

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Name HANCOCK – David
Regiment (s) 45th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1756
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
15th August 1839 / 18 years / Bow Street London Middlesex England
Servant
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
Not yet known
Overseas Service/Duration South Africa – 7 years
Length of Service 11 years (deduced)
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Private / September 1850 / Not yet known
Campaign Medals South Africa Medal 1834-1853 (tentative)
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not stated
Pension Districts 1850 2nd West London
1853-1900 Western Australia
Pension Paid 7d per diem – Temporary for three years to 1 st October 1853
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 20th October 1820 Kensington London England
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
HANCOCK John
B 1800 not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
LETCHFORD Dinah
B 1800 not yet known
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
GRAY Elizabeth
B 29th July 1834 Cork Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage 1st November 1853 Perth Western Australia
Children by 1st Wife Elizabeth B 1857 Western Australia
D 1857 Western Australia
Susan B 1859 Western Australia
D 1952 Western Australia
Dinah Ann B 1861 Western Australia
D 1927 Western Australia
David Letchford B 14th August 1864 Fremantle Western Australia
M SPENCER Mary Ann
D 18th July 1905 Fremantle Western Australia
Elizabeth Emma B 1868 Western Australia
D 1952 Not yet known
Minnie Lydia B 1875 Western Australia
D 1947 Not yet known
Mary Charlotte B 1879 Western Australia
B 1960 Not yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
GRAY Simon or Simeon – 4th Dragoon Guards arrived “DUDBROOK” 1853
B 1811 not yet known
D 1873 not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
LOCK Susan B 1813 not yet known
D 1852 England
c1834 Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Teacher at Fremantle Grammar School
1862 – 76 Fremantle Commissariat Storekeeper
1876 – Contractor with Convict Department
Newspaper Articles Not yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial 4th March 1900 Fremantle Western Australia
Anglican Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
28th December 1899 Beaconsfield Western Australia
Anglican Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Will or Probate None known
Further Information Wife Elizabeth a daughter of Simon Gray EPG on the “Dudbrook”
Family lived at 60 Attfield Street Fremantle Western Australia