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HOULAHAN / HULLIHAN – John 30th Regiment

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30th Regiment Cambridgshire Crest
Lived Bunbury Town
Regiment (s)30th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 951
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
24th January 1831 / 18 years / Athlone Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7¾ in
Fresh / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationBermuda – 2 years 11 months
North America – 1 year 11 months
Length of Service21 years 86 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 9th June 1853/ Fermoy Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Leeds Lancashire England
Pension Districts1853 Leeds
1854 Manchester 1st
1855 Plymouth
1856-1891 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th January 1856 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM HAMMOND 29th March 1856
Date/Place of Birth1813 Killerton Ballinasloe Galway Ireland
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
B c1819 Mallow Cork Ireland
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeJohn B c1850 Walmer Kent England
M WELLS Martha 21st January 1872 Geraldton Western Australia
daughter of WELLS Alexander – Royal Artillery 4th Battalion
Arrived “CLARA” 1857
D 1896 Perth Western Australia
Mary B 1858
M Not yet known
D Not yet known
Elizabeth Louise B 1860
M BLYTHE James Drummond 1885 Bunbury Western Australia
D 20th January 1946 Bunbury Western Australia
Thomas B 29th August 1862 Bunbury Western Australia
M KELLY Alicia 30th August 1887 (RC) Geraldton Western Australia
D 14th November 1928 Northam Western Australia
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
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesW.A. Record 12th November 1891 page 8 Death of John
The West Australian Tuesday 3 July 1900 – page 4 Death of Julia
Bunbury Herald Saturday 14 July 1900 – page 2
Sunday Times Sunday 7 January 1906 – page 3 Thomas Houlahan
South Western Times Thursday 24 January 1946 page 7 Death of Eliza Blythe
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial18th October 1891 Bunbury Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
2nd July 1900 Norfolk Street Fremantle Western Australia
Fremantle Cemetery
Will or ProbateWill SROWA Cons 3404 Item 1898/110
John Hullahan (sic) made his will on 20th August 1890 whereby after the payment of all his debts and testamentary debts he left the whole of his real and personal estate to his wife Julia during her lifetime and after her decease to be equally divided between his son Thomas Hullahan and daughter Eliza Louisa Blythe. He added a codicil on the same day detailing the division of the property as thus: the southern half with cottages thereon to belong to his son Thomas absolutely and the northern half to the said daughter with the provisos specified in his will. His personal property to belong to his said son Thomas. The value of the property was one thousand and six pounds. Thomas Houlahan noted the correct spelling of the name.
Further InformationDischarge due to being worn out chronic catarrh and general debility
1851 Census HO 107/1631/631/11 Walmer Kent
John Hullihan is still a serving soldier in the 30th regiment age 38 a married man occupation labourer born Ballinasloe Galway
His wife is Judith (sic) Hullihan age 27 occupation servant born Mallow Cork
Son John is aged 10 months and was born Walmer Kent