PORTLOCK aka JONES – Henry 1st Regiment

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1st Regiment

NamePORTLOCK  aka  JONES – Henry
Regiment (s)1st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 728
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
17th May 1832 / 18 years 4 months / Warwick Warwickshire England
Gardener
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7½ in
Dark / Hazel / Dark / Scar on right cheek
Overseas Service/DurationCanada – 7 years 2 months
West Indies – 2 years 5 months
Length of Service21 years 87 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 26th June 1854 / Castlebar Mayo Ireland
Campaign MedalsClaimed Canadian rebellion on admittance to Royal Chelsea Hospita
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Birmingham
Pension Districts1854 Birmingham
April 1856 – December 1860 Western Australia
1861 -75 Worcester
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th January 1856 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM HAMMOND 29th March 1856
Date/Place of BirthJanuary 1814 Wribbenhall Birmingham Warwickshire
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
RANDALL unknown (GRO)
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifePORTLOCK Sarah Ann
B January-March 1864 Kidderminster Worcestershire England
M Not yet known
D Not yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 30th July 1856 page 3 Court Martial of Captain Foss
The Inquirer & Commercial News (Perth) Wednesday 30 January 1861 page 2 Passenger list
Departure from Western
Australia
23rd January 1861 returned to London England per Lord Raglan: 1861-75 pension paid in Worcester England
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 Henry Portlock 728 2nd Battalion 1st Foot Private Location London Canada
1851 As above Location Fermoy Ireland
Discharge due to Chronic Rheumatism and general debility
Henry Portlock was one of the pensioners that Captain Foss misappropriated funds to the value of £4/6/10
1871 (Census) living at 47 Mill Street Kidderminster Worcestershire with daughter Sarah Ann and three lodgers
Henry’s place of birth is given as Wribbenhall
Although Sarah Ann is listed as his daughter there is no marriage for Henry Portlock and someone called Randall her mother’s maiden name
1881 (Census) living at a Lodging House in Parish of St Anne’s Bewdley Worcester England: no other family members mentioned: occupation shown as retired gardener
1st October 1883 admitted to In-pension, Royal Hospital, Chelsea England it said he had no wife or family so Sarah Ann may have died