ROWE – William 16th Regiment

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NameROWE – William
Regiment (s)16th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 644
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
9th December 1825 / 17 years / Harwich Essex England
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6 in
Fresh / Blue / Brown / –
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 10 years 168 days
Length of Service14 years 236 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 25th August 1841 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Framlingham Suffolk England
Pension Districts1841 Ipswich
1848 South London
1849 1st West London
1851 London Woolwich
1853-1858 Western Australia
1858-1899 Melbourne
Pension Paid6d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th April 1853 London England via Cork and Rio de Janeiro
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
ROBERT SMALL  18th August 1853
Date/Place of Birthc1808 parish of Framlington  Suffolk  England
Date/Place of Baptism18th September 1808/Framlington Suffolk England
Father
Date/Place of Birth
ROWE Jonathon
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Ann
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
UNKNOWN Sarah
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot 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
Not applicable
Occupation after
Arrival
Warder 14th December 1853 to 26th May 1854
William Rowe was one of the pensioners employed by the Convict Establishment without the sanction of the Staff Officer of Pensioners
Newspaper ArticlesAdelaide Observer Saturday 28th January 1899 Death of William
Departure from Western
Australia
1858 to Melbourne
1859 to New South Wales
Date/Place of Death/Burial22 January 1899 Benevolent Asylum Castlemaine Victoria Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1841 Canterbury Kent England with 16th Regiment.
1853 Sarah Rowe signed a letter of thanks to the Surgeon Superintendent Dr Morris of the Robert Small
1854 deserted from the Pensioner Force in Western Australia and thus forfeited his pension for absconding from Colony. This was only for a short time as he was paid in Victoria for about 40 years.