OLIVER – Stephen 6th Dragoon Guards

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Name OLIVER – Stephen
Regiment (s) 6th Dragoon Guards
Regiment Number (s) 234
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
24th October 1825 / 19 years / Armagh Ireland
Cabinet Maker
Description – Height
5 Ft 10¾ in
Fresh / Black / Dark / None
Overseas Service/Duration None
Length of Service 15 years 173 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Sergeant / 26th April 1841 / Newbridge
Campaign Medals None
Intended Residence at
Pension Districts 1841 Wolverhampton
1853-1856 Western Australia
March 1856 Van Dieman’s Land
April 1856-1871 Melbourne
Pension Paid 9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
22nd November 1852 London England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
DUDBROOK 7th February 1853
Date/Place of Birth c1809 Disertenagh (sic) Tyrone Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Date/Place of Marriage Not yet known
Children by 1st Wife Not yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
1855 Warder Convict Depot
1856 Police Constable
Newspaper Articles Not yet known
Departure from Western
Left 5th March 1856 per “Thane of Fife” for South Australia: must have continued on to Van Dieman’s Land as paid there in March 1856: then to Melbourne in April 1856
Date/Place of Death/Burial 14th February 1871: WO record shows Tasmania but may have been Melbourne?
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or Probate None known
Further Information More research needed on wife, children and place of death