PIDGEON – George 62nd Regiment

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62nd Wiltshire Regiment of Foot

Land Grant

Lived York – pictured is Convict Depot now Residency Museum

NamePIDGEON – George
Regiment (s)62nd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1059
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
28th March 1834 / 18 years 6 months / Leicester Leicester England
Trimmer and Dyer
Description – Height
5 Ft 10 in
Sallow / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 12 years 9 months
Length of Service21 years 62 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 28th May 1855 / Mullingar Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Leicester England
Pension Districts1855 Leicester
1856-1870 Western Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th June 1856 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RUNNYMEDE 7th September 1856
Date/Place of Birthc1816 St. Margaret’s Leicester Leicestershire 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
c1823 Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage3rd August 1842 Fort William Bengal India
Children by 1st WifeGeorge B c1845 Not yet known England
D 1929 Moora Western Australia (possibly)
Mary Ann B c1851 Not yet known Ireland
M MITCHELL Thomas 12th October 1867 possibly Rottnest Island Western Australia
Frederick B 1858 York Western Australia
M MOATE Frances 1881 York Western Australia
D 1944 York Western Australia
Elizabeth B 1860 York Western Australia
D 1865 Western Australia
Charlotte B 1863 York Western Australia
D 1888 Western Australia
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
York Lot 276
5.1.10 acres
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1870 York Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1881 Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationRecorded they had six children three of whom came with them.