SCULL – James HEIC Madras Artillery

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EAST INDIA COMPANY

 

NameSCULL – James
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company – Madras Artillery
Regiment Number (s) Discharge No. 266
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
6th October 1836/London/Servant
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 feet 10 inches/Fair/Grey/Light
Overseas Service/DurationHEIC India and China
To India 13 May 1837 Bombay
From India 1847 Wellesley
Length of Service6 years 9 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner/5 May 1847
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not yet known
Pension Districts1849 Bristol
1853-1855 Western Australia
1856 Madras India
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th April 1853 London via Cork and Rio de Janiero
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
ROBERT SMALL 18th August 1853
Date/Place of Birth1818 Wigan Lancashire
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
SCULL James
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
TURNER Eliza nee HUNT
B 1810 Bristol Somerset England
Date/Place of Marriage14th March 1844 Madras India
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
HUNT Michael
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 Convict Establishment 17 September 1853 resigned 9th April 1856 see Barker page 189
James Scull was one of the pensioners employed by the Convict Establishment without the sanction of the Staff Officer of Pensioners
Newspaper ArticlesThe Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of politics and News Friday 2 May 1856 page 2 Passenger list William Hammond
Departure from Western
Australia
25th April 1856 India per William Hammond for Ceylon
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
19th January 1859 Madras India (She died of cancer)
Buried 20th January 1859 St. Mary’s buried ground Madras
Will or ProbateL-AG-34-29-263 Wills and Testament 2 December 1862 Madras
Further InformationDischarge due to general debility and loss of health from service in China
1844 – at the Scull’s wedding they are shown as :-
James 27 (widower) [ Father James]
Eliza 30 (widow) [ father Michael HUNT ]
Living in Blacktown ( also known as Georgetown – near Fort St George)
1851 Census HO 107/1945/313/4 James and Eliza were living at Bedminster Causeway Bristol James was working as a Turnkey
1853 wife Eliza signed a letter of thanks to the Surgeon Superintendent of the Robert Small, Dr Morris.