NAUGHTON – Joseph HEIC Bengal 2nd European Battery

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EAST INDIA COMPANY

NameNAUGHTON – Joseph
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company Bengal Fusiliers 2nd Bengal European Battalion Invalid Battalion
Regiment Number (s) Discharge No. 89 Ship from India to UK Lady Melville 1860
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
29th June 1839 / 19 years / Waterford Ireland – to India 22 August 1839
Coachman
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6¼ in
Fresh / Grey / Brown /
Overseas Service/DurationHEIC
Length of Service20 years 7 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant / 14th May 1860 / Possibly Churnar India
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Kilkenny Ireland
Pension Districts1860 Kilkenny
1865 Tilbury
1865-1881 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1865 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RACEHORSE 10th August 1865
Date/Place of Birthc1820 Kilkenny Kilkenny Ireland
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
SMITH Bridget nee BOLGER or BOULGER
c1833 Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage29 November 1860
St Patrick’s Kilkenny City Kilkenny
Children by 1st WifePatrick B 2 September 1862 (Norlin)
Bp 4 September 1862 St. Patrick’s Kilkenny City
D 17 February 1922 Perth WA
Bur Karrakatta Cemetery WA
Emily B 16 June 1864 Bp 19 June 1864 St Patrick’s Kilkenny City
Margaret B 31 July 1866 Fremantle Western Australia
M McMANUS James John 1902 Perth Western Australia
D 25th August 1929 Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Alfred B 8 February1869 Fremantle Western Australia
D 8 February 1869 Fremantle Western Australia
Bur Skinner Street Cemetery RC
Christopher Joseph B 22 January 1870 Fremantle Western Australia
D 14th June 1935 Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Emily/Amelia (twin) B 20th December1872 Perth Western Australia
M JEFFERY Sidney 1895 Perth Western Australia (Jeffrey?)
D 12th October 1950 Claremont Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Western Australia
Mary (twin) B 20th December 1872 Perth Western Australia
D 30 March 1920 Perth Western Australia
Bur Karrakatta Cemetery RC Section
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
BULGER
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
1st Husband of WifeSMITH/SMYTH Denis
Date/Place of Marriage10 February 1852 St. Patrick’s Kilkenny City Kilkenny Ireland
Children by 1st HusbandNAUGHTON born SMITH Catherine
B 1855 Kilkenny City Kilkenny Ireland
Bp 8 March 1855 St. Patrick’s Kilkenny City Kilkenny Ireland
d 16 May 1921 Perth Western Australia
Bur Karrakatta Cemetery WA
Land Grants Western
Australia
Perth Lot 148Y
0.2.28 acres
Title application 6th April 1881 Title Deed 5/1124
Between John and Aberdeen Streets Perth
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesWest Australian Monday 4 September 1911 page 5 Obituary Bridget Naughton
The Daily News Saturday 15 June 1921 page 1 Obituary Catherine Naughton
The W.A. Record Saturday 18 June 1921 page 5 Kate Naughton
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial28th June 1881 Perth Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
30th August 1911 Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateAt some time Joseph Naughton was committed to the Insane Asylum as on 4 April 1870 the Governor approved the recommendation of Doctors Dickey and Attfield that he be released as he was ‘quite sane and responsible for his actions and capable of taking care of himself.’
On 1 October 1874 Joseph Naughton requested payment of 15 pounds as his house at Perth Town Lot 148 had been erected to the required height
SROWA Cons 3403/1881/625 On 23rd June 1881 shortly before his death on 28th June Joseph Naughton made his will leaving all he possessed to his wife Bridget Naughton. The witnesses were Patrick Fallon and Patrick Donnelly.
SROWA Cons 3403/1911/337 Bridget Naughton’s will
Further InformationPurchased Fremantle town Lots 678 and 679. Acreage unknown at £6.0.0 per lot.

Surgeon’s Log “Racehorse” quotes Saturday 3rd June 1865 wife delivered a stillborn child.  Wife had been previously very ill and still remains in very weak state.

Joseph Naughton was one of the three teetotallers named in the Surgeons report.
Bridget Naughton left an estate valued for probate at £1489/4/1. She stipulated £40 for a headstone and railing around her grave (EP Cemetery) and £10 for masses for her soul. She further bequeathed her piano by Augher Freres to her daughter Catherine, two round tables pictures if Our Lord and her wooden clock to daughter Amelia Jeffery and her rocking chair to daughter Margaret McManus. She left the NW corner of Perth town lot Y148 land and house to her daughter Margaret McManus conditionally on her paying the funeral expenses, SW quarter of Y148 to her son Christopher Joseph Naughton and if he should die without issue it to be shared between her three daughters Catherine Naughton, Margaret McManus and Amelia Jeffery. All the rest and residue of the estate went to her son Christopher Joseph Naughton but if he died without issue it would be divided between her three daughters.
There were 3 males and 2 females deceased at the time of her death.