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47th Regiment Badge
Crimean War Medal
Turkish Crimea Medal
NameREDFORD – Joseph
Regiment (s)47th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1650
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
14th March 1842 / 17 years 10 months / Rochdale Lancashire England
Steam Loom Weaver
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Fresh / Hazel / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCorfu Malta Turkey and Crimean Campaign – 4 years 8 months
Length of Service13 years 302 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 11th March 1856 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimean War Medal/Turkish Crimean Medal
Intended Residence at
Manchester England
Pension Districts1856 Bolton
1858 2nd Manchester
1858-1860 Western Australia
1860 2nd North London
1861 Bolton
1861 Preston
1861 2nd Manchester
1864 Toronto
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th August 1858 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
EDWIN FOX 20th November 1858
Date/Place of Birthc1824 Breightmet Bolton Lancashire England
Date/Place of Baptism11th July 1824 Bolton-Le-Moors Lancashire England
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
23rd May 1801 Bolton-le-Moors
SiblingsAll baptised Bolton-le-Moors Father Joseph Redford Mother Sarah
Ellen Bp 11th October 1801
Mary Bp 18th August 1805
Ellen Bp 11th June 1809 D 11 June 1809 Bur Bolton Church
Alice Bp 11th October 1812
Alice Bp 9th January 1814
Joseph B & D 23rd August 1815
Sarah Bp 22 February 1818
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
STARKEY Catherine
B c1826 Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage25th November 1861 Manchester England
Children by 1st WifeGeorge B 1860 England
John W B 1864 Ontario Canada
Joseph B 1865 Ontario Canada
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
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1860 to England
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationPension shows still being paid in Toronto in 1875
1871 Census Canada Province Ontario Family 264 East Street
Joseph Redford b 1828 England occupation Bailiff
Catherine Redford b 1828 Ireland
George Redford b 1860 England
John W Redford b 1864 Ontario
Joseph Redford b 1865 Ontario
1891 Census Canada Province Ontario York East
Joseph Redford age 65 and his wife Catherine age 65 are living at York East Ontario, he describes himself as a gentleman , the sons have left home.