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MACKEY / MACKIE – Patrick 77th Regiment

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Fremantle Cemetery
77th Regiment
NameMACKEY / MACKIE – Patrick
Regiment (s)77th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 402
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
3rd July 1827 / 16 years /  Belfast Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8 in
Fair / Brown / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationJamaica – 9 years 5 months
Mediterranean – 5 years 4 months
North America – 2 years 2 months
Length of Service21 years 4 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 24th December 1850 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Port Stewart Derry (Londonderry) Ireland
Pension Districts1851 Londonderry
1851 2nd Dublin
1853 West Australia
Pension Paid1/0d 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 Birthc 1811 Ballymurphy Belfast Antrim 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
c 1833 Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage28th July 1851 St Paul Dublin Ireland
Children by 1st WifeEdward bap 23rd October 1853 Fremantle Western Australia
D Not yet known
James B 1856  Fremantle Western Australia
D Not yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd WifeBROWN Elizabeth Maria Sophia (Widow)  B Not yet known
D Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageM 22nd August 1859 or 1858 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 2nd WifeNone known
1st Husband of WifeBROWN Unknown
B Not yet known
D Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st HusbandNone known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
19th May 1853 Night Warder Convict Establishment employed in various roles including Lunatic Asylum until he retired 1870 after serving 16 years 8 months
Newspaper ArticlesThe Herald (Fremantle) Saturday 13th June 1874 page 2 Death notice Patrick Mackie (sic)
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial10th June 1874 Fremantle Western Australia
bur 11th
 June 1874 
Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
bur 12th April 1858 Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
Will or ProbateSROWA Cons 3403 1874/459 He appointed Elizabeth Maria Sophia as guardian of his underage children (unnamed) as well as his sole beneficiary and executrix
Further InformationMrs Mackey received medical treatment on the voyage of the Pyrenees
8th January 1873 Patrick Mackey wrote a letter forwarded to the Colonial Office regarding having been deprived of the lodging allowance payable to warders of the Lunatic Asylum. His pension was accordingly increased from £27/19/10 to £34/2/4.