HOLT – Charles 51st Regiment

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51st Regiment West Riding

NameHOLT – Charles
Regiment (s)51st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 445
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
8th August 1825 / 18 years / Not stated
Woolen Weaver
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8¼ in
Sallow / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationAustralian Colonies – 7 years 10 months
Length of Service21 years 239 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 31st March 1847 /  Perth Western Australia
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not stated
Pension Districts1847 – March 1849 Perth Western Australia
April 1849 South Australia
January 1850 Van Dieman’s Land
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
Embarked for New South Wales 1st May 1839 – arrived 4th August 1839
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
Runnymede 25th June 1840 (Tentative)
Date/Place of Birthc 1807 Rochdale Lancashire 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
FOSTER Mary (Widow of Charles Henshaw of 51st Regiment)
B 1818
Date/Place of MarriageAugust 1848 Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeNot 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
2nd Wife
Date/Place of Marriage
Children by 2nd Wife
2nd Husband of Wife
Date/Place of Marriage
Children by 2nd Husband
3rd Husband of Wife
Date/Place of Marriage
Children by 3rd Husband
Land Grants Western
Australia
None known
Occupation after
Arrival
Worked for police and had a labouring job in Western Australia
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
March 1849 with wife per Arpenteur to South Australia
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known – possibly in South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known – possibly in South Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationWO23 does not show transfer to South Australia
Further research needed