JONES – Thomas 6th and 59th Regiment

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59th Regiment

NameJONES – Thomas
Regiment (s)6th and 59th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 481 – 59th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
1st May 1828 / 20 years / Manchester Lancashire England
Iron Monger
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8½ in
Fair / Black / Black / None
Overseas Service/DurationMediterranean – 6 years 70 days
Length of Service20 years 352 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 24th April 1849 / Birr Kings Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Wellington Shropshire England
Pension Districts1849 Salop (Shropshire)
1850 Nottingham
1854-1855 Western Australia
1855-1871 South Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th May 1854 Plymouth England via Gibraltar
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RAMILLIES 7th August 1854
Date/Place of Birthc1808 Wellington Salop (Shropshire) 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
OSGATHORPE Sarah B c 1821 Nottingham Nottinghamshire England Bp 10 September 1821 St Peter’s Nottingham
Date/Place of Marriage3rd Qtr 1850 Radford Nottinghamshire
Children by 1st WifeGeorge B c 1851
Frederick B 1855 mother Sarah Aysthorpe Fremantle WA
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
OSGATHORPE William
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Mary
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesMt Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser Friday 22 June 1906 page 2 Death of Sarah Jones
Departure from Western
Australia
1855 to South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial29th July 1871 Mount Barker South Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNot yet known
Further InformationIn the 1851 Census Thomas is living with his wife Sarah at 1 Corn Street Nottingham
Son George age 3 suffered from diarrhoea on the Ramillies
There is more information available on the Osgathorpe family via census records etc on Findmypast
South Australia WO22 states £13.4.5 deducted to pay for passage