NEWSTEAD – Nathaniel 96th Regiment

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96th Regiment 1875

Lived Kojonup – Pictred is Military Barracks, Barracks Place, Kojonup

NameNEWSTEAD – Nathaniel
Regiment (s)96th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1546
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
6th October 1840 / 18 years / Norwich Norfolk England
Description – Height
5 Ft 5 in
Dark / Brown / Brown / Scar under left ear
Overseas Service/DurationAustralasia – 8 years
Length of Service8 years 236 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 15th May 1849 / Perth Western Australia
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Not stated
Pension Districts1849 – 97 Perth Western Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem increased 12th May 1874 to 1/1½d per diem : permanent pension received from 1st October 1852
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
Not yet known
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birthc 1819 Thorpe Norwich Norfolk England
Date/Place of Baptism27th April 1820 Thorpe Norwich England (Tentative)
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
JOLLY Mary (Tentative)
Not yet known
17th September 1810 St Stephen’s Norwich Norfolk England (Tentative)
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage1860 Perth Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd Wife
Date/Place of Marriage
Children by 2nd Wife
2nd Husband of Wife
Date/Place of Marriage
Children by 2nd Husband
3rd Husband of Wife
Date/Place of Marriage
Children by 3rd Husband
Land Grants Western
Owned large tracts of land in the Kojonup area (see Great Southern Herald Katanning 1 February 1911 page 3) which were mentioned in his will. Not clear if any of these Lots were grants
Occupation after
1855 Mail carrier from Kojonup to Albany
Farmer in the Kojonup area Western Australia
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer & Commercial News 3rd February 1864 page 4
Western Mail Perth
31st December 1910 page 18
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1897 Western Australia – possibly Kojonup
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1906 Katanning Western Australia
Will or ProbateWill and Letters of Administration mentioned in Great Southern Herald Katanning 1 February 1911 page 3
Further InformationFurther research needed