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HILLYAR / HILLIEAR – William or James 48th Regiment

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48th Regiment Northhamptonshire
NameHILYAR / HILLIEAR – William or James
Regiment (s)48th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1045
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
28th May 1835 / 18 years 11 months / Bow Street Middlesex England
Description – Height
5 Ft 6½ in
Fresh / Light Grey / Dark / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 5 years 4 months
West Indies – 3 years 1 month
Length of Service13 years 304 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 19th February 1849 / Dublin Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Burbridge Wiltshire England
Pension Districts1849 Trowbridge
1851 Western Australia
Pension Paid 7d per diem Temporary – 3 years until 20th April 1852
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
 16th July 1851 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MINDEN 14th October 1851
Date/Place of Birthc1816 Birbige (Burbridge)  Marlborough Wiltshire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not married
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Not applicable
Occupation after
Market Gardener in employ of R. Smith
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer Perth Wednesday 14th June 1854 – page 3 “Sudden Death” pensioner Hildyard (sic)
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial10th June 1854 Herdsman Lake Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia (James Hellyard)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationIt is only on the ship that he is called William everywhere else it is James . Discharge die to a chronic cough which was first evident on the voyage home from Jamaica in 1847.
An inquest of his death was held and cause of death was apoplexy