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PINDER – Enoch 20th Regiment

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20th Regiment Lancashire Fusiliers Badge
British Crimea Medal
Alma Balaclava Inkerman Sebastopol Clasps
Indian Mutiny Medal w Lucknow Clasp
NamePINDER – Enoch
Regiment (s)20th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 3828
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
11th January 1854 / 18 years 8 months / Halifax Yorkshire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 7½ in
Fresh / Grey / Light / Pockpitted
Overseas Service/DurationCrimea – 1 year 308 days
India – 311 days
Length of Service4 years 317 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 23rd November 1858 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea Medal with Alma Balaclava Inkerman and Sebastopol clasps
Indian Mutiny Medal with Lucknow clasp
Intended Residence at
Not yet known
Pension Districts1858 Halifax
1862 Bermuda (in transit)
1863-1865 Western Australia
1865 London
1865 Halifax
1868 Preston
1874 Halifax
Pension Paid1/2d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th October 1862 Gravesend England (via Bermuda)
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 15th February 1863
Date/Place of Birth1st July 1835 Halifax Yorkshire England
Date/Place of Baptism28th July 1837 Ebenezer Chapel, Cabbage Lane, Halifax, Yorkshire
Date/Place of Birth
PINDAR Benjamin
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsWilson B 15th June 1823 Elland Yorkshire England
Squire B 10th June 1826 Yorkshire
Mary B 3rd December 1829 Yorkshire
Benjamin B 20th June 1832 Halifax Yorkshire
James B 8th February 1834 Yorkshire
Elizabeth B 2nd May 1835 Yorkshire
Thomas B 1849 Halifax Yorkshire
Henry B 1851 Halifax Yorkshire
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
GREENWOOD Elizabeth Father Abraham GREENWOOD
B c1838 Brighouse Yorkshire
Date/Place of Marriage28th July 1862 Huddersfield Yorkshire England
Children by 1st WifeWilliam H. B c1860 Halifax Yorkshire
D 27th December 1925
Bur All Saints Salterhebble Halifax
Emma Sarah B 1864 Fremantle Western Australia
D 11th April 1864 Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
Annie B 1867 Halifax Yorkshire England
Charles B 1871 Sowerby Bridge Halifax Yorkshire England
Major Harry B 1874 Sowerby Bridge Halifax Yorkshire England
Marina B 1876 Sowerby Bridge Halifax Yorkshire England
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette and West Australian Times 13th January 1865 – page 2 Departures
Departure from Western
1865 to England onboard “Daylight:
Date/Place of Death/Burial1902 Halifax Yorkshire England
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1897 Halifax Yorkshire England
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarged unfit for service due to gunshot fracture of the lower jaw, nearly the whole of the left …gone and great inconvenience and deformity
The Surgeon Superintendent rated Enoch Pindar’s conduct during the voyage of the Merchantman as Good despite being deprived of his liquor allowance for 7 days for using insolent language to the 3rd officer and again for 2 days for disobedience of orders. Mrs Pindar was rated Very Good although she suffered very badly from seasickness. They were not accompanied by any children.
In the 1841 Census Enoch Pinder (sic) and his siblings Wilson, Squire, Mary and Benjamin are living with his parents Benjamin and Sarah at Ring of Bells Yard Halifax- all were born in Yorkshire.
In the 1851 Census Enoch is a cork cutter’s apprentice is still living with father Benjamin and his new wife Mary and his siblings Wilson, Benjamin and the 2 year old Thomas at No 19 Ring of Bells Yard Halifax
By 1861 Enoch, Wilson and Henry (age 10) are lodgers at the home of Abraham and Elizabeth Halstead (possible sister) at 5 Nelson street Halifax.
However by 1871 Enoch has married Elizabeth and they are living at Sowerby Bridge with their own children Annie and Charles. Enoch is working as a gardener.
By 1881 the family has grown to include son Major Harry and Marina and are now living at 39 Union Street Sowerby Bridge.
In the 1891 Census Enoch and Elizabeth are living Claremont Street Beech Sowerby Bridge Warley with Annie, Henry and Marina.
By 1901 Enoch, an Army pensioner, is a widower living with his eldest son William H Pinder at 204 Beacon Hill Road Halifax Yorkshire.