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PARKINSON – Nathaniel 89th Regiment

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Turkish Crimea Medal
British Crimea Medal Sebastopol Clasp

89th Regiment Royal Irish Fusiliers Cap Badge
NamePARKINSON – Nathaniel
Regiment (s)89th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2933
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
19th June 1851 / 18 years / Westminster Middlesex England
Description – Height
5 Ft 6¾ in
Fresh / Grey / Fair / Scar on left cheek and right hand
Overseas Service/DurationCrimea – no time given
Length of Service4 years 78 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 4th September 1855 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Sebastopol clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Ramsey Huntingdon England
Pension Districts1855-1860 Cambridge
1861 1st East London
1862 Tilbury
1862-1863 Western Australia
April 1864 – September 1878 Sydney
Pension Paid8d per diem Temporary for 1 year until 25th September 1856
6d per diem Temporary for 1 year in 1858
16th August 1859 Increased to 8d per diem Permanent
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th March 1862 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NORWOOD 9th June 1862
Date/Place of Birth1833 Ramsey Huntingdon England
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
GREENHAUGH Amelia Frecuough
B October – December 1840 Shepton Mallet Somerset England
Date/Place of MarriageNSW BMDs Nathaniel Taikenson and Amelia Greenhough Reg 3438/1875
Children by 1st WifeNathan B 1873 Newcastle New South Wales
M STAFFORD Lillian M. 1899 Petersham New South Wales
D 25th March 1934 Sutherland New South Wales
bur Woronora Cemetery New South Wales
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
SPEED Triphemia
Not yet known
1st Husband of WifeGREENHAUGH James Peter
Date/Place of Marriagec1859 Camden New South Wales
Children by 1st HusbandJames
Mary Ann
Nathaniel Parkinson
Funeral Notice for Amelia
3rd Husband of WifeBRIEN James
Date/Place of Marriage1879 Newcastle New South Wales
Children by 3rd HusbandNot yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Gardener (NSW)
Newspaper ArticlesNewcastle Morning Herald 7th September 1878 (Funeral Notice)
New South Wales Government Gazette Friday 22nd August 1879 page 3704 Probate notice
Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners’ Advocate Monday 31st July 1893 page 8 Funeral Notice Amelia Brien (2 notices)
Departure from Western
Late 1863 / early 1864 by unknown ship for New South Wales
Date/Place of Death/Burial5th September 1878 Georgetown Warialda Lambton District New South Wales
7th September 1878 North Waratah (Mayfield) Cemetery Newcastle New South Wales
Date/Place of Death/Burial
July 1893 Hamilton NSW (Reg 6989/1893)
Buried Sandgate cemetery
Will or Probate11th October 1879 grant of probate (available NSW SRO Series 3-3819)
Further InformationDischarge is due to frost bite to all the toes of the right foot and some of the left sustained in the trenches at Sebastopol.
1861 Census RG 09/258/25 South Conduit Street Bethnal Green. Nathaniel Parkinson, single man, labourer age 35 born Ramsey Huntingdon is a lodger in the home of William Smith