SIMPSON – William 92nd Regiment

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NameSIMPSON – William
Regiment (s)92nd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 452
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
13th March 1826 / 17 years / Edinburgh Scotland
Weaver
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 9 in
Dark / Hazel / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 1 year 11 months
Malta – 5 years 2 months
West Indies – 2 years 10 months
Length of Service21 years 98 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 26th June 1848 / Dublin Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not stated
Pension Districts1848 2nd Edinburgh
1853 Tilbury Fort
1853-1856 West Australia
1856-1858 South 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 Birthc1809 Dunfermline Fife Scotland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
SIMPSON William (Poulterer)
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
DUNLOP Janet (Margaret)
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage2nd May 1843 St Mary Magdalene Gillingham Kent England
Children by 1st WifeMargaret B 1st March 1848 Kilmeedy Limerick Ireland
M SIMS Walter William 25th January 1867 Murray River South Australia
D 12th June 1928 Swan Hill Victoria Australia
Catherine B c1850 Edinburgh Midlothian Scotland
D Not yet known (1851 census only evidence of this child )
Andrew B 1856 Fremantle Western Australia
D Not yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
DUNLOP David (Printer)
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Recorded as Shepherd in death notice in South Australia
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News Perth 30th April 1856 – page 2
Adelaide Observer 20th November 1858 – page 5
Departure from Western
Australia
27th April 1856 left Western Australia for Adelaide per “Guyon”
Date/Place of Death/Burial3rd November 1858 Kanyaka Flinders Ranges South Australia (Presumed on Kanyaka Station (now ruins)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information