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
Description – Height
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
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
Date/Place of Birth
SIMPSON William (Poulterer)
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
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
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
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
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
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information