SHEIL / SHIEL – Michael 61st Regiment

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61st South Gloucestershire Regiment

NameSHEIL / SHIEL – Michael
Regiment (s)61st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 550
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
1st January 1827 / 20 years / Athlone Westmeath Ireland.
Servant
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 10½ in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCeylon – 11 years 4 months
Length of Service21 years 263 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 10th October 1848 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not stated
Pension Districts1848 Chatham
1849 Limerick
1853 Tilbury Fort
1853-1854 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th May 1853 Tilbury England via Dublin
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PHOEBE DUNBAR 30th August 1853
Date/Place of Birthc1807 Kilton Roscommon Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
HANNAN Margaret
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage9th June 1844 Killaloe Clare Ireland
Children by 1st WifeJohn bap 2nd July 1845 St Patrick’s Cork City Cork Ireland
M HUSTON Ellen (Daughter of EPG Arthur) 18th January 1874 Port Adelaide South Australia
D 17th December 1902 Port Adelaide South Australia
Thomas Patrick Charles (possibly adopted) B c1846 St Mary’s Barracks Chatham Kent England
M 1st CLARKE Helen 8th May 1870 St Lawrence North Adelaide South Australia
M 2nd DANCEY Maggie 19th November 1895 Holy Cross Church Goodwood South Australia
D 17th August 1923 Port Adelaide South Australia
Mary Ann B 1848 Kent England
M RUSSELL Thomas 25th December 1872 St Patrick’s Presbytery Adelaide South Australia
D Not yet known
Michael bap 19th October 1851 Killaloe Clare Ireland
M CLANCY Catherine 1st October 1874 Yatala Adelaide South Australia
D 3rd October 1917 Port Adelaide South Australia
bur Cheltenham Cemetery South 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
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial16th or 19th February 1854 Fremantle Western Australia
bur 16th (sic) February at St Patrick’s Cemetery Skinner Street Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information