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ROGERS – Mark Dore 83rd Regiment

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83rd Regiment Dublin
Land Grant 1
Land Grant 2
NameROGERS – Mark Dore
Regiment (s)83rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1197
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
18th August 1836 / 20 years / Stockton Cheshire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 7½ in
Fresh / Hazel / brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationLondon Canada see Further information
East Indies – 7 years
Length of Service21 years 36 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 22 September 1857 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Pension Districts1857 Jersey
1857 Stockport
1858 Cork
1859-1872 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1859 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SULTANA 19th August 1859
Date/Place of Birth1818 Kingston near Portsmouth Hampshire England
Date/Place of Baptism7th June 1818 St Mary’s Portsea Hampshire England
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
UNKNOWN Catherine
Not yet known
SiblingsGeorge bap 7th June 1818 St Mary’s Portsea Hampshire England
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
HALLIGAN / HOLERGAN Mary Ann/ Marianne
B 1827 (deduced)
Date/Place of Marriage7th January 1849  Fermoy Cork Ireland
Children by 1st WifeMark Dore B 1856 Liverpool England
M WATERS Emma Matilda 7th October 1885 Newcastle (Toodyay) Western Australia
D 1st February 1919 Perth Western Australia
Martha Dore B 11th August 1858 Stockport Cheshire England
Bap 22nd August 1858 Stockport Cheshire
M SLATER ENFIELD Arthur Henry 13th January 1883 St Luke’s Adelaide South Australia
D 15th October 1932 Adelaide South Australia (Slater)
Elizabeth B 3rd April 1861 Fremantle Western Australia
M CURRIE / CURRY Neil 1884 Perth Western Australia
D Not yet known
Possible son Frederick B Not yet known
M MAHER Mary 28th September 1861 (tentative)
D Not yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd WifeCOLLINS Maria nee YATES
Date/Place of Marriage3rd June 1869 Perth Western Australia
Children by 2nd WifeNone known
3rd Husband of 2nd WifeEPG GIDDINGS/GEDDINGS George
Date/Place of MarriageSeptember 1872 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 3rd HusbandNone
Land Grants Western
Newcastle (Toodyay)
19th January 1863 purchased South Perth Location Sub 63 of 3 acres 2 roods 38 perches @ 30/- per acre
27th September 1864 purchased Perth Town lot N117 (Corner Bulwer and Beaufort Streets) of 6 acres @ £6 per acre
Occupation after
1868 Assistant Warder Newcastle (Toodyay)
Newspaper ArticlesThe Inquirer 21st May 1862 page 2 Death of Mrs Rogers
The West Australian 9th March 1883 page 2 Marriage of Martha Rogers
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial25th June 1872 Perth Western Australia
bur East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
of 1st Wife
17th May 1862 Pensioner Barracks Fremantle Western Australia
bur St Patrick’s Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
Will or ProbateWill dated 15th June 1872 available at State Records Office of Western Australia Cons 3403 Item 1872/419 Probate
To his wife Maria, Mark Dore Rogers left the whole of his personal property and goods. His grant of land situated in the township of Newcastle WA he left to his eldest son Mark Dore Rogers. Executors Frederick Scanlon & John Litton.
Further Information1841 British Army Worldwide Index Rogers M?D 1197 Private 83rd Foot location London Canada
1851 Rogers MD 1197 Private 83rd Foot location Karachi India
The 83rd Regiment was stationed at Canada from 1834-1843
1843-1849 England and Ireland including Fermoy in 1848
1849-1857 India
Mark Dore Rogers first wife, Mary Ann, was killed by a random lightning strike at the Fremantle Pensioner Barracks although the child she was breast feeding at the time was unhurt.