SHEA – Patrick 77th Regiment

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77th Regiment

Land Grant

NameSHEA – Patrick
Regiment (s)77th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 341
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
8th December 1823 / 14 years / Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 5 in
Sallow / Grey / Brown / Marks of corporal punishment
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 10 years 3 months
Mediterranean – 2 months
Length of Service21 years 100 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 14th May 1850 / Portsmouth Hampshire England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Hull Yorkshire but resided in Jersey
Pension Districts1850 Jersey (residing 6 Poonah Road St Helier Jersey)
1853-1873 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
22nd November 1852 London England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
DUDBROOK 7th February 1853
Date/Place of Birthc1810  Ennis Clare Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
LAMEY/LEMY Elizabeth
C 1818 Ireland (place 1851 census, birth deduced from death)
Date/Place of Marriage16 Jun 1846 Templemore Ireland (Patrick of the 77th)
Children by 1st WifeRobert B 1848 Registered September S Quarter 1848 in Portsea Island Union Registration District
D Not yet known
Louisa B 1858
M 20th May 1876 SWEENEY James 1875 Fremantle
D 03 March  1912 Fremantle Western Australia
Helen B 1855 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1869 Fremantle Western Australia
Buried 22 October 1869, daughter aged 14 of Patrick – Skinner Street Cemetery, Registered St Patrick’s Church, Fremantle.
Mary Ann B 5 January 1859 Western Australia
Baptised 19 January 1859 Western Australia
D Not yet known
Michael James B 13 July 1864 Western Australia
Baptised 24 July Fremantle Western Australia
D July 24, 1912, at the Sanatorium, Spring Kell, Modderfontein, South Africa, (Sergeant Michael James Shea, late 1st W.A. Bushmen)
Patrick B 6 July 1867 Western Australia
Baptised 17 July 1867 Fremantle Western Australia
D Not yet known
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
Assigned land in North Fremantle
1864 another Fremantle Town Lot granted to a ‘Shea’ (details unknown)
1885 M.J. Shea (son) granted Fremantle Town Lot
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe West Australian Sat 13 Dec 1894 – Death Notice Elizabeth
Page 4, leaving residence of son-in-law James Sweeney The West Australian Mon 4 Mar 1912 Page 1 – Funeral of Louisa Sweeney nee SheaThe West Australian Fri 23 Aug 1912 Page 1 Death of Michael James Shea brother to sister L C Sweeney
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial6th June 1873 Western Australia age 63
Buried 7 June Skinner Street Cemetery, Registered St Patrick’s Church, Fremantle.
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1894 aged 76 “Pensioner’s Barracks” Western Australia
Buried 12 December 1894 Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle, Registered St Patrick’s Church, Fremantle
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarged at Chatham due to chronic rheumatism. Character described as “very bad” (numerous courts martial)
1851 residing 6 Poona Rd, St Heller, Jersey.
1855 charged with military offences.
Dec 1862 diagnosed suffering from heart disease and unable to pursue any laborious occupation.