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77th Regiment
NameJONES – William
Regiment (s)77th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 424
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
27th October 1829 / 20 years / London Middlesex England
Description – Height
5 Ft 8½ in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 3 years 4 months
Mediterranean – 5 years 4 months
Length of Service21 years 30 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant / 26th November 1850 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Tunbridge Kent England
Pension Districts1850 Brighton
1852 Woolwich
1852 Tilbury Fort
1853 Western Australia
1854 – 55 Adelaide
Pension Paid2/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
2nd February 1853 Portsmouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PYRENEES 30th April 1853
Date/Place of Birthc1810 Eden Bridge Kent England
Date/Place of BaptismBp 9th September 1810 Eden Bridge Kent England
Date/Place of Birth
B 1778 Kent England
bur 10th April 1821 Eden Bridge Kent England
Date/Place of Birth
Born c 1782 England
16th November 1801 Eden Bridge Kent England
bur 9th August 1815 Eden Bridge, Kent
SiblingsThomas bap 26th September 1806 Eden Bridge Kent EnglandM STAPLES Amelia 1st April 1828 Gillingham Kent England
D 8th July 1892 Spring Grove Meadows South Australia
(17th October 1837 emigrated to South Australia per Katherine Stewart Forbes with wife and daughter
Elizabeth bap 1st  May 1814 Eden Bridge Kent England
D Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
HOATH Frances (Fanny) bap 28th July 1833 Eden Bridge Kent England
Date/Place of MarriageM 5th May 1851 Croyden Surrey England
Children by 1st WifeWilliam bap 28th November 1852 Eden Bridge Kent England
M ALLINGHAME Jane 31st December 1869 Registry Office Strathalbyn South Australia
D 28th August 1902 Jeparit Victoria
bur Jeparit Cemetery Victoria
Mary B c 1853 unknown location
M STAPLES John James 4th June 1873 at residence of Bride’s mother Ashbourne Finniss South Australia
D 17th April 1876 Daly South Australia
bur 19th April 1876 Moonta Cemetery South Australia
John B 23rd May 1855 Meadows South Australia
D 12th December 1879 Ashbourne Finniss (near Strathalbyn) South Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
HOATH Thomas
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
SALES Elizabeth
Not yet known
M 22nd October 1821 Speldhurst Kent England
2nd Husband of WifePAYNE William Henry
D 1867 South Australia
Date/Place of Marriage29th September 1855 residence of Thomas Jones Meadows South Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandHenry William B 15th April 1857 Meadows Strathalbyn South Australia
M CARTER Mary 27th July 1883 Pm Manse Strathalbyn South Australia
D 10th December 1937 Ashbourne Strathalbyn South Australia
Bur Ashbourne Cemetery
Elizabeth Ann B 1st July 1859 Giles Flats Strathalbyn South Australia
M STAPLES Robert 21st August 1876 residence of Mrs Payne Finniss flat South Australia
Louisa B 18th June 1861 Giles Flats Strathalbyn South Australia
M RICHARDS Jonathon 23rd May 1883 Residence of Henry William Payne Ashbourne Strathalbyn South Australia
D 31st December 1887 Clarendon Adelaide South Australia
Sarah Jane B 24th June 1863 Giles Flats Strathalbyn South Australia
M STONE George Richard 11th September 1882 House [Finniss Flat] Strathalbyn South Australia
D 21st September 1893 Bulls Creek Strathalbyn South Australia
Ann B 4th December 1865 Finniss Flat Strathalbyn South Australia
M HARPER Andrew Arthur 6th February 1889 Wesleyan Church Finniss Flat Strathalbyn South Australia
D 8th November 1930 Clarendon Willunga South Australia
Bur Clarendon Cemetery
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesAdelaide Times (SA: 1848 – 1858) 13th July 1854 page 3
Adelaide Observer (SA: 1843 – 1904) 20th January 1855 page 5
Express and Telegraph (Adelaide SA: 1867 – 1922), Monday 7th August 1911 page 1
Departure from Western
30th June 1854 departed Western Australia for South Australia with wife and two children per Daphne
Date/Place of Death/BurialD 4th January 1855 Clarendon Adelaide South Australia (home of his brother Thomas Jones)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
31st July 1911 Ashbourne near Strathalbyn South Australia
bur Ashbourne Cemetery South Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 William Jones 424 Sergeant 77th foot location Malta
Discharge due to pulmonary disease the result of long service and tropical climate
1851 Census HO 107/1613/540/8 Scutts Lane Eden Bridge Kent
William Jones age 41, single, Chelsea Pensioner, born Eden Bridge is a lodger in the home of John Sales
1851 Census HO 107/1480 6 Albert Terrace Knightsbridge London
Fanny Hoath age 19 born Eden Bridge Kent is working as a servant at the home of Charles McAlpine, Gentleman
William Jones aged 16 months was treated for diarrhoea twice during the voyage of the Pyrenees