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STONE – William 60th Rifles 1st Battalion

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60th Regiment Kings Royal Rifles Helmet Plate
Land Grant
Land Grant Letter
NameSTONE – William
Regiment (s)60th Rifles 1st Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 1326
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
15th April 1839 / 18 years / Dublin Ireland
Plaisterer (sic)
Description – Height
5 Ft 9½ in
Fresh / Blue / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies and Upper Scinde [Punjab] – 9 years and 345 days
Length of Service17 years 78 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal 9 March 1845- 2nd March 1847
Sergeant 3 March 1847-21 August 1849
Private 22 August 1849
8 July 1856 Discharged Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsGood Conduct ring with pay
Intended Residence at
Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1856 – 1859 2nd Dublin
1859 – 1878 Western Australia
Pension Paid7d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1859 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SULTANA 19th August 1859
Date/Place of Birth1820 St. Mary’s Limerick 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
Not yet known
(Widow of EPG Peter CLANCY – two children by this union)
Date/Place of Marriage21st April 1869 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeSamuel William (this child was illegitimate and seems to have also called himself ‘Clancy’ (Cons 144 entry) B 11th August 1865 Fremantle Western Australia
M WANDLASS Mary Jane 1872
D 9th November 1926 Wooroloo Western Australia
George Frederick B 25th November 1867 Fremantle Western Australia
D 8th November 1938 West Perth Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
3rd Husband of WifeHEGGIE David (noting she is widow of William Stone and previously EPG Peter Clancy)
Date/Place of Marriage1882 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 3rd HusbandNone known
Land Grants Western
North Fremantle P 22 1 acre Title 4/966 (between John & Swan Streets)
SROWA Cons 144  11 March 1882 – Title deed of the late Pensioner Sergeant Stone’s land being returned to Commissioner of Crown Lands. Inform Clancey who must make own application.
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Inquirer & Commercial News 27 March 1878 page 3
Death of Another Imperial Pensioner. — The ranks of the pensioner force are rapidly thinning, and in proportion, of course, the colony is becoming a loser. Last week Sergeant Stone, of the Enrolled
Force, a very old resident at Fremantle, died.
The Inquirer & Commercial News 7 March 1883 page 5
TAKE NOTICE that Margaret Heggie the wife of David Heggie of Jarrahdale Administratrix of the estate of William Stone late of Fremantle Military Pensioner deceased has made application to be registered as the proprietor of an estate in fee simple in possession in the following parcel of land situate in Fremantle aforesaid containing 1 acre or thereabouts and being Fremantle Town Lot P 22 as the same is described in certificate of Title registered VoL IV., foL 369 etc etc
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial16th March 1878 Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or Probate28th February 1883 Letters of Administration (SROWA Cons 33459 3459 1882/374)
Margaret Heggie as former wife of William Stone, Pensioner applied to administer his estate. William died at Fremantle hospital on 16 March 1879 (sic) and the whole of the personal estate and effects does not amount in value to the sum of 43 pounds, to the best of her knowledge.
SROWA Cons 541 AO 887 David Heggie applied for a land grant of 50 acres in the Serpentine district. He arrived in the Colony from Melbourne by the ship Albion Isle in April 1876 to work for a Mr Palmer on the norther railways and is now working for the Jarrahdale Timber Company.
Further Information1841 British Army World Wide Index – William Stone 1326 1/60 Rifles location Windsor, England WO12/6900
1851 British Army World Wide Index Service No: 1326 Private Regiment/Unit: 1st Battalion 60th (The King’s Royal Rifle Corps) Location: Kussowlee & Jalandhar, India
Discharge due to chronic rheumatism, liver disease and general cachexia.
11th March 1882 Title deed of the late Pensioner Sergeant Stone’s land returned to Commissioner of Crown Lands (SROWA Cons 144)