NORRIE – George 92nd Regiment

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92nd Regiment Gordon Highlanders Colours

NameNORRIE – George
Regiment (s)92nd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 531
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
27th July 1826 / 22 years / Turniff Aberdeenshire Scotland
Weaver
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8 in
Dark / Grey / Black / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 1 year 11 months
Malta – 5 years 2 months
West Indies 5 – years 10 months
Length of Service21 years 337 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 15th May 1848/ Limerick Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Aberdeen Scotland
Pension Districts1848 Aberdeen
1850 2nd Edinburgh
1852 Tilbury Fort
1853 – 1856 Western Australia
1856 –Van Dieman’s Land
1856 – 1875 South Australia paid from September 1856
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
2nd February 1853 Portsmouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PYRENEES 30th April 1853
Date/Place of Birthc1804 Tyrie Aberdeen Aberdeenshire Scotland
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
UNKNOWN Anna / Hannah
B c1812 Ireland
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNone known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
2nd WifeDAVEY Jane
B c1825 unknown location
Date/Place of Marriage19th June 1874 Cypress Cottage North Adelaide South Australia
Children by 2nd WifeNone known
Land Grants Western
Australia
P18 North Fremantle relinquished 1856
Occupation after
Arrival
Shepherd (SA)
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News (Perth WA  1855 ­ -1901) 30th April 1856 page 2
South Australian Register (Adelaide SA: 1839 ­-1900) 10th May 1856  page  2: 13th March 1858 page 3,: 3rd March 1858 page 2
Departure from Western
Australia
27th April 1856 departed Western Australia for South Australia (and on to Van Dieman’s Land) with wife Anna per Guyon
Date/Place of Death/Burial4th May 1875 Adelaide South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
1. 13th April 1874 Adelaide South Australia
2. Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationIn the 1851 Census HO 107 George Noire (sic) is living at 9 Society Street Edinburgh with his wife Hanah (sic). George is age 46 and a Chelsea Out-Pensioner working as a porter at the Royal Infirmary, he was born Tyrie Aderdeenshire.
Hannah is age 39 and born Ireland.
In 1855 in a survey of the pensioner Village North Fremantle George Norrie and his wife are listed as Protestants they have no children SROWA Cons 36 Volume 334 folio 30
Shortly after the survey the temporary home of George Norrie was burned down with the loss of all his belongings and cash.
In 1856 George Norrie relinquished P18 North Fremantle in favour of Henry Lord
4th February 1875 George Norrie was admitted to the (Royal) Adelaide hospital, age 63, born Aberdeen, Presbyterian, a married man living Elder Street, worked as a shepherd and had been in the Colony for 18 years (no ship of arrival)