McCREERY / McCREARY – Thomas 6th Regiment

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NameMcCREERY / McCREARY – Thomas
Regiment (s)6th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2674
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
21st May 1846 / 17 years / Dundee Forfar Scotland
Weaver
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6 In
Fresh / Grey / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNone
Length of Service2 years 224 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 15th January 1850 /  Fermoy Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not yet known
Pension Districts1850 Dundee
1856-1908 Western Australia
Pension Paid6d per diem – Temporary – for six months until 6th August 1850.
1854 6d per diem – Permanent
1887 Increased to 1/0d per diem for 24 years service in Enrolled Force
Reconsidered and increased to 1/3d per diem date unclear
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th June 1856 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RUNNYMEDE 7th September 1856
Date/Place of Birthc1826 Enniskillen Fermanagh Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
McCREERY Thomas
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
ADAMS Catherine
c1827 Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeWilliam John B Not yet known
D 1935 Northam Western Australia
Margaret
B Not yet known
M MOORE Edward 1877 Perth Western Australia
Ann
B 1857 Fremantle Western Australia
Sarah
B 1859 Fremantle Western Australia
M DEDMAN George Joseph 1880 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1929 North Fremantle Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Joseph
B 1861 Fremantle Western Australia
M MURRAY Janet 1883 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1945 East Fremantle Western Australia
bur Congregational Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
2nd Wife
Date/Place of Birth
COLLINS Jane nee ST. CLAIR
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage1873 Perth Western Australia
Children by 2nd WifeNone known
3rd Wife
Date/Place of Birth
STEWART Elizabeth nee EVITT or EVATT or EVETT
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage1882 Perth Western Australia
Children by 3rdd WifeNone known
1st Husband of 3rd WifeSTEWART Daniel
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st HusbandMargaret B  1866 Fremantle Western Australia
Thomas Nickson
B 1868 Geraldton Western Australia
Charles James
B 1870 Perth Western Australia
Elizabeth
B 1873 Perth Western Australia
Land Grants Western
Australia
North Fremantle Lot 56
2 acres
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1908 Northam Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1st Wife
19th May 1865 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
2nd Wife
1873 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
3rd Wife
21st June 1908 North Fremantle Western Australia
Wesleyan Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationInformation states McCREERY Thomas and first wife had nine children prior to leaving England.  However, only three came with parents.  Information about some of these children is unknown.