RICKEY – Walter 63rd Regiment

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Name RICKEY – Walter
Regiment (s) 63rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 659
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
14th September 1827 / 18 years / Cootehill  Cavan  Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8½ in
Sallow / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/Duration New South Wales – 5 years
East Indies – 13 Years
Length of Service 20 years 332 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Private / 8th August 1848 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign Medals Not yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Cootehill Ireland
Pension Districts 1848 Cavan
1853 Tilbury Fort
1855-1875 Western Australia
Pension Paid 1/od per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th April 1853 London England via Cork and Rio de Janiero
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
ROBERT SMALL  18th August 1853
Date/Place of Birth c1809 Knackbride Parish  Cootehill  Cavan  Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
RICKEY  Walter  (senior)
B1763 Clones Parish  Monaghan  Ireland
He joined Army and later became a military pensioner, retiring to a farm in Kilridd Townland, near Clones
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Jane (tentative)
Not yet known
Siblings Joseph B c1794 Clones Ireland
D 23rd January 1858  Cavan Ireland
Jeremiah B Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
KENNEDY Maria
c1829 in Drumgoon Parish Cavan Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage 16th April 1849 Church of Ireland, Dernakesh Townland, Cootehill Ireland
Children by 1st Wife Anna Maria B 5th December 1850 Dernakesh Townland near Cootehill (tentative)
Drumgoon Parish Cavan Ireland
M 1st THOMAS Henry 4th September 1868 York Western Australia
M 2nd WEDGEWOOD William 16th December 1874 York Western Australia
M 3rd LAWRENCE Horace “Horrie” York Western Australia 1928 (Possibly William AR Lawrence )
D 1st November 1937 York Western Australia
bur York Cemetery
Mary Jane B 9th May 1853 on board ROBERT SMALL
M 1st STEVENS John 25th January 1869 York Western Australia
M 2nd (tentative) JENKINS Robert Henry 1932 Western Australia
Joseph George B 3rd April 1857 York Western Australia
M MacKAY Sarah 29th November 1886 Holy Trinity Anglican Church York Western Australia
D 22nd November 1909
bur 25th November 1909 Northam Western Australia
Alexander B 1859 York Western Australia
D 1860 York Western Australia
John William B 1860 York Western Australia
M MacKAY Margaret 19th January 1882 York Western Australia
D 17th October 1914 in hospital York Western Australia
bur 18th October 1914 York Western Australia
Margaret B 1862
Phoebe B 1865 York Western Australia
M STONE James George 10th June 1889 York Western Australia
D 20th April 1938 York Western Australia
bur  22nd April 1938 York Western Australia
Susan B 23rd April 1867 York Western Australia
M MURRAY William 12th June 1889 Anglican Church York Western Australia
D 14th March 1953 East Fremantle Western Australia
bur 16th March 1953 Congregational Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Emily Elizabeth B 1870 York Western Australia
M JOHNSON William 11th April 1888 York Western Australia
D 10th April 1934 York Western Australia
bur April 1934 York Western Australia
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
York Lot P8
4-0-0 acres
Purchased York Lot 272
5-2-36 acres for £ 5-14-6 25th January 1861
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial 28th April 1875 York Western Australia
Old Pioneers’ Cemetery York
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or Probate None known
Further Information In 1853 Maria Rickey signed a letter of thanks to the Surgeon Superintendent Dr. Morris of the Robert Small