MORGAN – Henry Honourable East India Company 1st European Fusiliers Madras

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EAST INDIA COMPANY

NameMORGAN – Henry
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company 1st European Fusiliers Madras
Regiment Number (s) 487
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
27 February 1838/ Dublin/Servant
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8 in
Fair / Blue / Fair / None
Overseas Service/DurationHEIC  – Ship Hercules to India 19 May 1828
Length of Service19 years
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge22nd June 1849 / Not yet known
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Gloucester England
Pension Districts1849 Gloucester
1852 East Wales
1854-1856 Western Australia
1856-1881 South Australia
Pension Paid9d 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 Berkley Gloucester 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
CONLIN Mary Anne (Widow)
B 1823
Date/Place of Marriage11th January 1841 Secunderbad India
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Death notice said he was a tailor
Newspaper ArticlesAdelaide Observer Saturday 15 December 1855 page 4 Passengers Robert Clive
South Australian Register Monday 27 December 1880 page 2 Funeral Notice
South Australian Advertiser Monday 27 December 1880 page 2 Death Notice
Inquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 19 January 1881 page 3 Obituary Henry Morgan
Evening Journal Saturday 31 December 1898 page 4 Funeral Notice Hannah Morgan
Departure from Western
Australia
18th November 1855 to South Australia per Robert Clive
Date/Place of Death/Burial26th December 1880 Adelaide South Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
1848 India
14th September 1848 Fort Cemetery Bangalore India
Will or ProbateNot yet known
Further InformationMarriage between this man and CONLIN Mary Anne states that she was a native of India and she was a widow – no information known about previous marriage
Discharge due to liver complaint
Henry Morgan married a second time to Hannah/Ann
Died 30 December 1898 North Adelaide
Hannah was admitted to the Royal Adelaide Hospital 25 December 1885 aged 58 years. She was a Congregationalist was born in Wales and had been in the Colony for 30 years. She had arrived on the Robert Clune (sic) although her name is not on the manifest with Henry.
In the 1851 Census HO 107/2455/467/112 Henry and Hannah are lodgers in the home of Isaac Richards at 40 Tredegar Street St Mary Cardiff Glamorganshire Wales. Hannah is aged 25 born 1826 at Cardiganshire Wales. Hannah Morgan died 30 December 1898 age 71 North Adelaide.