PURCELL – William 47th Regiment

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Land Grant

Land Grant 2

NamePURCELL – William
Regiment (s)47th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 829
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
24th February 1831 / 20 years / Dublin Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fair / Grey / Sandy / None
Overseas Service/DurationMediterranean – 6 years 5 months
West Indies and British Guyana – 2 years 9 months
Length of Service21 years 51 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 28th June 1852 / Templemore Tipperary Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1852 1st Dublin
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st January 1854 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SEA PARK 5th April 1854
Date/Place of Birthc1811 St. Peter’s Dublin Dublin Ireland
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
BYRNE or BARNS Johanna
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeJohn B 1855 Fremantle Western Australia
Charles B 1862 Newcastle Western Australia
D 1882 Western Australia
B 1864 Western Australia
D 1864 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
Newcastle Lot S22
4 acres
Newcastle Lot S4
4 acres granted to son William
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial10th March 1864 Toodyay Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1885 Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information