LEARY / O’LEARY – Daniel 48th and 57th Regiment

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NameLEARY / O’LEARY – Daniel
Regiment (s)48th and 57th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1358 – 48th Regiment
3165 – 57th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
7th June 1837 / 19 years / Salford Lancashire England
Weaver
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8 in
Fresh / Grey / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – upwards of 5 years
Corfu – 1 year 7 months
West indies – upwards of 3 years
Expeditionary Army in the East (Crimea) – 7 months
Length of Service13 years 194 days – forfeited by felony 4 years 129 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 31st July 1855 / Chatham England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal
Crimean Turkish Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not Yet Known
Pension Districts1855 2nd Manchester
1856 Sheffield
1862 Tilbury
1862-1865 Western Australia
1865-1870 South Australia
1870-1888 Western Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem
1881 Increased to 1/1½d per diem service in the Enrolled Force Western Australia
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
8th October 1862  Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
YORK  31st December 1862
Date/Place of Birth1819 St. Barry’s Cork Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not Yet Known
SiblingsCatherine  B 1834 Queenstown Cobh Ireland
D South Australia
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
O’KEEFE Mary nee RUSSELL
1832 (deduced)
Date/Place of Marriage15th August 1872
Not yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
RUSSELL  David
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
MANAHAN  Margaret
Not yet known
7th February 1831 at St. Michael’s Limerick Ireland
1st Husband of WifeO’KEEFE Michael 1858 – 37th Regiment arrived “Sultana” 1859
D 16th July 1871 Western Australia
Date/Place of Marriage11th January 1858 St. Mary’s Limerick City Limerick Ireland
Children by 1st HusbandNot yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
Perth lot 31H
0 acres 2 roods 30 perches – granted 20th Jun 1883
Occupation after
Arrival
Sentry 1881
Boarding house keeper in Goderich Street Perth
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette and WA Times – Friday 25th August 1865 – page 2 – Daniel to Adelaide
The Herald  Saturday 7th January 1871 –  page 2 – Leary arrives Fremantle
Inquirer and Commercial News  Wednesday 4th March 1885 – page 2 – sale of furniture Leary
Inquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 9th May 1888 –  page 3 – Funeral Daniel O’Leary
Departure from Western
Australia
25th August 1865 – Daniel to Adelaide on the “Harriet Hope”. Pension was paid in South Australia from December 1865.
7th January 1871 returns from Adelaide on the “Emily Smith”
Date/Place of Death/Burial9th May 1888 Perth Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Registered as O’LEARY David
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
11th April 1898 Perth Barracks Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1841 British Army World Wide Index shows Daniel with the 48th at Gibraltar
1851 British Army World Wide Index shows Daniel with the 48th at Weedon Northamptonshire England

1851 UK Census (HO 107/1741/141/50): Weedon, Northamptonshire
Daniel Leary, Soldier, married, 33, Private, Infantry, Army, born Queenstown, Ireland

1861 UK Census (RG 09/3495/64/3 27): Court 27th Marcus Street, Brightside Bierton, Sheffield
Daniel Leary, Head, 41, Marital status not given, Labourer, born Queenstown, Ireland.
Catherine Predary, sister, widow, 27, born Queenstown, Ireland
Eleanor Johnstone, adopted child, 2 months, born Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.
Remarks: His sister Catherine Predary and her daughter came to Western Australia with Daniel.
She married enrolled pensioner William RAWSON 19th Regiment who arrived on “Merchantman” 1863 and moved to South Australia

A J C P – Cons 144 : David (Daniel) Leary was living in the Mt. Eliza barracks with one son and 3 daughters.  These children may have been the children of Mary Russell and her first husband Michael O’KEEFE 37th Regiment who arrived “Sultana” 1859 – names unknown.

Bi-Centennial Dictionary – Page 1824 – It said there were 3 daughters and a son.
(We have found no children to this couple)