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LAMBE /LAMB – Patrick 21st and 98th Regiment

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21st Regiment
98th Regiment Prince of Wales
NameLAMBE / LAMB – Patrick
Regiment (s)21st and 98th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 613 – 21st Regiment
2812 – 98th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
6th March 1827 / 18 years / No place give enlisted Maryborough Queens County Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6¾ in
Fair / Blue / Fair / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies –9 years 5 months
Van Dieman’s Land
Length of Service22 years 283 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 10th July 1849 / Not yet known
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Clonaslee Queens County Ireland
Pension Districts1849 Kilkenny
1849 Tullamore
1850 Kilkenny
1855 Western Australia
1856 -1873 Adelaide South Australia
1873-1890 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
1855 Increased to 1/0½d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th April 1855 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
ADELAIDE 18th July 1855
Date/Place of Birthc1809 Clonaslee Kings County 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
HANNAWAY Catherine
B 1811 Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage28th May 1831 St. Johns Kilkenny Ireland
Children by 1st WifeJames B c1842 India
bap 25th April 1842 Dinapore India
M ROLAND Mary 28th December 1862 Order reversed
D 4th August 1896 Fremantle Western Australia
bur Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
John B 1845 East Indies
D Not yet known
Joseph B 1845 East Indies
M JARRETT Eliza Trinity Church 6th March 1867 Adelaide South Australia
D 21st September 1900 Kent Town Fullerton South Australia
bur West Terrace Cemetery Adelaide South Australia
Thomas B 1850 Kerry Ireland
M SABEL Eliza 29th April 1874 Adelaide South Australia
D not yet known
Elizabeth B c1853
Bp 6th November 1853 St. John’s Kilkenny City Kilkenny Ireland
D 1856 Fremantle Western Australia
bur 14th December 1856 Fremantle Western Australia
Mary B 1854 unknown location
D 1st March 1900 Western Australia (Tentative)
bur Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia (Tentative)
Ann Teresa B 1855 Fremantle Western Australia
D 9 January 1856 Fremantle Western Australia
bur 9th January 1856 St. Patrick’s Skinner street Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
Charlotte B 1857 Fremantle Western Australia
M THOMAS David Jerog 11th July 1879 St. Paul’s Adelaide South Australia
D 6th August 1886 Prospect South Australia
Land Grants Western
Lot Y27 of 1 acre Title application 17th January 1865 Deed 2050
Occupation after
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer & Commercial News 22nd November 1865 page 2 sale of Y27
Perth Gazette and Western Australian Times Friday 25 August 1865 page 2 P. Lambe
South Australian Register 19th May 1866 page 2 Enrollment in Volunteers
South Australian Advertiser Wednesday 18th March 1868 page 2 Shipping arrival for Charlotte
The Daily News Wednesday 29th April 1896 page 2 death of James Lambe
Departure from Western
1865 to South Australia per Harriet Hope. 1873 returned to Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial31st December 1890 Albany Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section Pioneer Cemetery Albany Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
6th October 1886 Albany Western Australia
bur Albany Memorial Cemetery Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 21st regiment Location Dinapore, Bengal, India
Discharge: Worn out from long service
On 31st March 1871 Patrick was paid the sum of £12/14/2 as arrears dating back to 13th July 1855
On 12th April 1888 Patrick Lambe wrote to the Governor Sir F.N. Broome requesting a grant of land at Albany. He stated he was 82 years old at the time and quoted his service as a soldier and as a Convict guard on the Adelaide in 1855 as well as working for the convict service for 11 years and 7 months (not recorded in Gaolers and Warders). He had been awarded a land grant which he sold to pay the passage to South Australia to find work as he had a large family to support. He proposed building a house on the Albany block in which to spend his last years.
20th April 1888 The governor replied “the application cannot be entertained”
In 1867 Patrick Lamb (sic) was admitted to the Royal Adelaide hospital he was aged 61, Married RC living in North Adelaide and said he arrived in WA on the Adelaide.
His son Joseph Patrick was admitted to the (Royal) Adelaide Hospital on nine occasions from 1876 to 1896 he was working as a painter and had arrived in Western Australia on the Adelaide and in South Australia on the Harriett Hope. He said he was born at Calcutta or the East Indies.
John Patrick was also admitted to the hospital in 1885 and he was also employed as a painter, he gave his place of birth as East Indies and he had arrived on the Harriett Hope.
Thomas was also admitted to the hospital in 1878, working as a labourer and place of birth Kerry- no ship given.
Daughter Charlotte also needed treatment on four occasions, she said she was born in WA and arrived in Adelaide on the Rangatira. She was working as a servant.
Another daughter Mary (born Western Australia) also had treatment in 1886, she arrived on the Emily Smith in 1876
Mary Roland the wife of James Lambe was the daughter of Lt. Col Bruce’s servant Mary Roland. On 21st May 1857 Bruce nominated Mary Roland age 15 living at Athlone as an emigrant.