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MORGAN – Robert Royal Artillery Coastal Brigade

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Royal Artillery Badge
Robert Morgan
Died 23 September 1876 Aged 56 Years
Late Of The Royal Artillery. 
Wife Of The Above
died 4th Sep 1909
Aged 79 Years
Beloved Daughter Of W. And L. Morgan
Died 11th Oct 1901
Aged 3 Years
NameMORGAN – Robert
Regiment (s)Royal Artillery Coastal Brigade
Regiment Number (s) 982
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
17th February 1841 /17 years 9 months /  Darby Lodge Armagh, Ireland crossed out on his discharge paoers and replaced with “Charlemont” – a garrison across the river from Moy, Tyrone, Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7½ in
Fair / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationJamaica – 4 years 11 months
Length of Service24 years 286 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner and Driver / 20th March 1866 / Tilbury Fort Essex England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Western Australia
Pension Districts1866 – 1st East London
1866 – 1875 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/2½d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
7th April 1866 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
BELGRAVIA 4th July 1866
Date/Place of BirthMay 1823 Clonfeacle Moy Tyrone Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
MORGAN Robert (Boot Maker)
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
B 1826 Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage29 February 1844, Cahir Parish, Waterford (Church of Ireland). Robert recorded as being in Royal Artillery
Children by 1st WifeElizabeth B 24 October 1848 West Indies
Baptised 7 December 1848 Port Royal, Surrey, Jamaica
M CRAKE John 1886 Fremantle, Western Australia
D 1891 Fremantle, Western Australia
Buried 11 June 1891
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
UNKNOWN Mary (see below 2nd marriage of Sheridan and Further Information)
2nd Wife
Date/Place of Birth
B 6 November 1829 Cahir, Waterford, Ireland
Baptised 15 November 1829 Cahir Parish (her death certificate states 1830 Cahir). Family History has her as the sister of Sarah Healy/Healey see below
Date/Place of Marriage22 January 1858 Chadwell St Mary, St Mary The Virgin, Essex, England
Father of 2nd wife
Date/Place of Birth
HEALY/HEALEY William (From baptism)
Mother of 2nd wife
Date/Place of Birth
(From baptism)
Children by 2nd WifeMary Ann B Quarter 3 1859 Tilbury Fort Essex England
M AITKEN William Jolly 1895 Perth Western Australia
D 16 June 1937 Maylands, Bayswater, Western Australia,
John B Quarter 1 1861 Tilbury Fort Essex England
D Not yet
Sarah Jane  B West Tilbury 1863
Baptised 29 Mar 1863, West Tilbury
D Not yet known
William Robert Baptised 18 Jun 1865 St. James West Tilbury
Isabella Ann B 17th May 1867 Perth Western Australia
M 1 STEPHENS William 1885 Perth Western Australia
M 2 GAVED Robert 1897 Perth Western Australia
D August 26 1927 Perth Western Australia
William Robert B 29th December 1869 Perth Western Australia
M TONKINSON Lucy Margaret 18th December 1892 Perth Western Australia
D 24th October 1950 North Beach Perth Western Australia
bur Baptist Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Inquirer and Commercial News Wed 10 Jun 1891, Funeral Elizabeth Crake
The West Australian Tue 7 Sep 1909 Page 6 Family Notices – Elizabeth Morgan
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial23rd September 1876 Perth Western Australia
Wesleyan Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1st Wife
2 April 1855 Woolwich Arsenal, Kent, England
Date/Place of Death/Burial
2nd Wife
4th September 1909 Claremont Western Australia
Wesleyan Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateCopy of will available at Western Australian State Records Office [SRO Cons 3403 1881-606]
Further Information1851 Muster & Pay List or Census Woolwich [WO10-2053] & Woolwich Dockyard [HO107-1588]
1861 Muster & Pay List or Census – Ten various locations in England & Ireland [WO10-2820]
Chadwell St Mary, nr Tilbury [RG9-1074]
On discharge notes: Conduct Exemplary, Five Good Conduct Badges, appears in the regimental defaulters book four times and is court-martialled once.
Discharge at own request length of service.


Many thanks to Morgan descendant Tony Pierce for family history, certificate information and his diligence in locating this information.