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NEVILLS / NEVILLE – James 59th Regiment

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59th Regiment
Regiment (s)59th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 818
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
10th March 1831 / 18 years 2 months / Birr Kings County Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8¼ in
Fresh / Hazel / Fair / None
Overseas Service/DurationMediterranean – 6 years 154 days
West Indies – 2 years 271 days
Length of Service21 years 44 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 6th April 1852 / Fermoy Cork Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Pension Districts1852 Athlone
1854 Athlone transferred to 3rd Plymouth
1855 Western Australia
1856 – 1867 South Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th April 1855 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
ADELAIDE 18th July 1855
Date/Place of Birthc1813 Kilbeggan Westmeath 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
WELSH Elizabeth
M 1848 (registration district) Roscrae Tipperary, Ireland
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeBernard B 1850 Ireland (Tentative)
M WATSON Annie 15th December 1887 St Bartholomew’s Norwood South Australia
D 31st December 1932 Norwood South Australia
Frances B 1852 Ireland (Tentative)
M HODGE Thomas George 25th October 1873 Wesleyan Parsonage Adelaide South Australia
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 15th October 1856 page 3
The Express and Telegraph Friday 23rd December 1887 page 2 Marriage of Bernard Nevills
Departure from Western
12th October 1856 to South Australia per Frances
Date/Place of Death/BurialD 8th April 1867 Redruth Burra South Australia
Bur Burra Cemetery South Australia (Neville)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
See further information
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 Location Antigua
1851 location Tralee Ireland
Discharge: General debility
Passage to South Australia £25/7/3 paid from stoppage from pension.
Elizabeth Nevills (aka Neville, Father William Welsh) possibly remarried John Martin 7th April 1874 Adelaide South Australia. Elizabeth Martin died 3rd September 1893 and is buried in the Moonta Cemetery South Australia as is John who died 20th April 1897.