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McGOVERN / McGOWAN – Patrick / Peter 64th Regiment

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64th Regiment Colours
Land Grant
NameMcGOVERN / McGOWAN – Patrick / Peter
Regiment (s)64th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1174
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
28th September 1835 / 20 years 4 months / Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6½ in
Fair / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationJamaica – 2 years 10 months
North America – 2 years 9 months
India – 8 years 6 months
Length of Service22 years 191 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 1st June 1858 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Glasgow Scotland
Pension Districts1859 – 1865 Sligo, Ireland
1866  – 1875 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0½d per diem
1878 increased to 1/5½d per diem  for service to Enrolled Force
1881 increased to 1/6½d per diem  for further service to Enrolled Force
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 Birth1816 Killinagh Enniskillen Cavan 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
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeJohn Joseph B  1851 Karachi India
M MANNIX (MANNING) Mary B 1876 Perth Western Australia (D 1899 Matron at Albany Gaol)
D 1 June 1926 aged 76, Bur Albany Memorial Park Cemetery. (Details in Warders and Gaolers Records of Service 1880-1938)
Margaret B C 1865
M SAYERS Thomas 24th September 1890 Perth Western Australia
D 1891 Canning, Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd WifeFORAN  Catherine Nora daughter of EPG John FORAN
B c1845 St. George London Middlesex
Arrived per Minden 1851
1st Married FOOT Callaghan 1859 Greenough Western Australia
Date/Place of Marriage1875 Greenough Western Australia
Children by 2nd WifeJane B 1869 unknown place
M 1st WHITE George 14th July 1884 Perth Western Australia
M 2nd BLOOMER Richard 12th April 1888 Perth Western Australia
D 5th February 1909 Highgate Hill Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Francis B 1870 Dongara, Western Australia
Isabella B 1872 Dongara, Western Australia
Philip B 1874 Dongara, Western Australia
M LOCKE Petronella 1901 Irwin District Western Australia
M FANING Mary 1917 Swan District Western Australia
D 1936 Mt Margaret, Western Australia
Catherine B 9th May 1876 Perth Western Australia
Peter B 1878 Victoria Plains
M ELSTON nee CROSS Ellen Bertha 1926, Perth Western Australia
D 21 April 1956 Busselton, Western Australia (Bicentennial Dictionary)
James Henry B 1880
1st M  O’REILLY Margaret 1905 East Coolgardie (D 1925 Sussex Registration District WA)
2nd M LARKIN Lucy 1933 Fremantle
D 11 August 1954 Busselton age 74
Leonora B 1882 Gin Gin, Western Australia
1st M JONES George 1901 Perth
2nd M HOWLET Maurice F Perth 1927
D 21 August 1956, Collie Western Australia
Land Grants Western
17th January 1883 Title Application Lake Munster Cockburn Sound Lot P12 20 acres
2nd February 1883 Title issued
Occupation after
Mail Contractor
Newspaper ArticlesThe Daily News Monday 31 August 1891 Funeral of Margaret Sayers
The West Australian Thu 12 Aug 1954 Page 40 Family Notices of James Henry McGowan
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial23rd May 1891, Western Australia Registration 266
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1841 Muster & Pay List or Census Halifax, Nova Scotia [WO12-7343]

1851 Muster & Pay List or Census Hyderabad, India [WO12-7352]

Discharge: Chronic rheumatism, the effect of age and service in tropical climates. Suffers from cough and dyspnea. Worn out from long service.

5th February 1870 purchased Fremantle Town Lot 638 @ £6

Bicentennial Dictionary: Bootmaker. Dongara 1873-76 & mail contract to Board of Education 1875. Perth 1888 & Itinerant, Victoria Plains 1886-9. Employed 9 Ticket of Leave men 1869-1872 at Dongara & 1879-1880 at Gingin.