SMITH – James 34th 8th 30th Regiment and Newfoundland Veterans

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34th Regiment Cumberland Colours

8th Regiment

30th Regiment Cambridgshire Crest

Royal Newfoundland Veteran Company

 

NameSMITH – James
Regiment (s)34th 8th 30th Regiment and Newfoundland Veterans
Regiment Number (s) 726
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
25 March 1835/18 years 1 month/Leeds Yorkshire
Cotton weaver
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 feet 8 inches/Sallow/Grey/Brown
Overseas Service/DurationNewfoundland 5 years 8 months
British North America 7 years 4 months
Length of Service15 years 224 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate/27 November 1849/Chatham Kent
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Blackburn Lancashire
Pension Districts1849 Preston Lancashire
1853 Western Australia
1855 Western Australia
1865 Western Australia
1864 South Australia
1864 London
1864 Preston
1868 In Pensioner Chelsea Hospital
Pension Paid7d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th April 1853 London England via Cork & Rio de Janeiro
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
ROBERT SMALL 18th August 1853
Date/Place of Birth1816/Blackburn Lancashire England
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
UNKNOWN Maryann
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNone
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
Toodyay (Newcastle) S8 – 4 acres
Date Assigned 12 January 1861
Title application 24 January 1861
Title Deed 1788
Purchased
Newcastle Lot 44
2-2-0 acres
(was originally part of Lot S19)
Occupation after
Arrival
Warder 19th February 1853 to 12th November 1854
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 20 August 1862 page 2 intention to quit the Colony
Departure from Western
Australia
1864 to South Australia
1864 to England
Date/Place of Death/Burial23rd June 1873 Chelsea Hospital London
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge due to having lost the teeth in his upper jaw he was unable to bite cartridges
1853 Maryann Smith signed testimonial for the surgeon on the Robert Small