HATFIELD – George Royal Marines Woolwich Division 16th Company

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NameHATFIELD – George
Regiment (s)Royal Marines Woolwich Division 16th Company
Regiment Number (s) 5203
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
14th June 1828 / 22 years /  Woolwich  England
possibly Blacksmith
Description – Height
Not yet known
Overseas Service/DurationEmbarked 3 years 10 months
Length of Service9 years 9 months 5 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeNot yet known / 30th March 1839 / Not yet known
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Not yet known
Pension Districts1850 Woolwich
1851-1855 Western Australia
1855-1888 Victoria
Pension Paid£4/12/0 per annum
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st February 1851 Falmouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERMAID 15th May 1851
Date/Place of Birth28th September 1806 Dewsbury  West Riding  Yorkshire  England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
B 1784 Dewsbury Yorkshire England
Date/Place of Birth
B 1784 Dewsbury Yorkshire England
1805 Dewsbury Yorkshire  England
SiblingsWilliam Edward  B 1808 Dewsbury  Yorkshire  England
Sarah Ann  B 1810  Dewsbury Yorkshire England
Henry  B 1812  Dewsbury Yorkshire England
Robert  B 1816  Dewsbury Yorkshire England
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
1814 Devon England
Date/Place of Marriage2nd May 1839  Greenwich  London  England
Children by 1st WifeSarah  B 1840 Woolwich  Kent  England
D1842 Woolwich Kent England
Elizabeth Caroline B  21st October 1841 Plumstead Common  Lewisham  Kent  England
M  BALL Edward Abraham 13th April 1859 Prahan Victoria Australia
D 1915 Victoria  Australia
William Edward  B  20th January 1843 Greenwich Kent England
M LAURIE  Elizabeth  6th February 1868  Richmond  Victoria
D  3rd April 1931 Richmond  Victoria
bur 4th April 1931 Boroondara Cemetery  Melbourne  Victoria
Henry Hawkins B 1845 Greenwich  Kent England
M  BLOOD Emma 31st December 1871 Box Hill  Victoria
D  2nd November 1925  Box Hill  Victoria
George  B 1847 Greenwich Kent England
M CALVERT Alice Mayo  9th November 1869 Collingwood Victoria
D 1912 Hawthorne Victoria
bur 28th November 1912 Boroondara Cemetery  Melbourne
David B 1849  Woolwich Kent England
M  MASON Mary  7th April 1870 Richmond Victoria
D 1911 Richmond Victoria
Bur 28th September 1911 Boroondara Cemetery Melbourne  Victoria
Marin (Mary Ann) B 1851 Fremantle Western Australia
M RENOUF Philip 7th April 1874 Richmond Victoria
D 1900 Melbourne Victoria
bur 30th June 1900 Boroondara Cemetery Melbourne
Susan Ann Maria B 1853  Fremantle  Western Australia
M  JOYCE Thomas Caleb 24th November 1875  Richmond Victoria
D 1941 Malvern Victoria
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
1853  Appointed as Night Warder to Convict Establishment  –  dismissed 24th July 1854
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer  7th November 1855page 2
The Age  (Melbourne Victoria) 14th June 1888 –  page 1 – death notice and funeral notice
Departure from Western
1st Nov 1855  Wife and 3 children to South Australia  per “Vivid”
Date/Place of Death/Burial12th June 1888 Kew Melbourne  Victoria
Boroondara Cemetery Kew Melbourne Victoria
Date/Place of Death/Burial
10th August 1883 Kew  Melbourne  Victoria
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1829-1836  twice tried by Divisional Courts Martial – TNA ADM 157/672/8
1831  British Royal Navy Personnel Records – a Private at Ascension Island
1841 Census – Plumstead  Kent – HO 107, Piece 484, folio 19, page 22