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NameSUTTON – Samuel
Regiment (s)Royal Marines Chatham Division 37th and 89th Company
Regiment Number (s) 6572
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
19th September 1830 / 19 years 11 months / Head Quarters Finsbury Kent England
Stocking Weaver
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8 ½ in
Fair / Hazel / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationHEIC
Service afloat 4 years 11 month and 6 days
Ships Donegal, Rhadamanthus, Inconstant
Service ashore 12years 1 month 15 days
Length of Service17 years 21 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 11th November 1847 / Chatham Kent  England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Leicestershire England
Pension Districts1847 Leicestershire
1850-1891 Western Australia
Pension Paid£13/12/0 per annum
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
4th March 1850 Portsmouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SCINDIAN 1st June 1850
Date/Place of Birth13th October 1810 Loughborough Leicestershire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
SUTTON Samuel b c1787
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
COX Sarah b c1787
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
TWINNING Ann
c1811 Wales
Date/Place of Marriage31st May 1841 St Mary Pembroke Pembrokeshire Wales
Children by 1st WifeSarah Ann B c1841 Not yet known
M JONES Jonathon James 1869
D 13th May 1897 Beverley Western Australia
Charles Samuel Bp 21st June 1846 St Mary Magdalene Greenwich Kent
Frances Twining B c1848 Bp 6th August 1848 St Mary Magdalene Woolwich Kent England
D 13th April 1850 at sea aboard Scindian
Benjamin B 11th September 1850 Claremont Western Australia
M PROPERJOHN Margaret J. 29th April 1877 Busselton Western Australia
D 29th April 1930 Busselton Western Australia
Bur Busselton Cemetery WA
Charles B 1852 Western Australia
D Lost at sea on the Emma 1867
Frances Twining B 1853 Western Australia
M JONES Walter Llewellyn 31st May 1869 Western Australia
D 31st May 1938 East Guildford WA
Bur Karrakatta Cemetery WA
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
TWINING Benjamin
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
Perth Gazette 14th June 1850
Inquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 10th July 1867 page 2 Wreck and passenger list of the Emma
Inquirer and Commercial News (Perth WA) Wednesday 10th March 1886 page 4 Death of Ann Sutton
The Inquirer and Commercial News Perth Funeral Notice 20th February 1891
Daily News Perth Death Notice 11th March 1886
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 14th June 1850
Inquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 10th July 1867 page 2 Wreck and passenger list of the Emma
Inquirer and Commercial News (Perth WA) Wednesday 10th March 1886 page 4 Death of Ann Sutton
The Inquirer and Commercial News Perth Funeral Notice 20th February 1891
Daily News Perth Death Notice 11th March 1886
The West Australian Wednesday 2nd June 1897 page 4 Death notice Sarah Jones
South-Western News (Busselton WA) Friday 2nd May 1930 page 4 Obituary Benjamin Sutton
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial20th February 1891 Guildford Western Australia
21st February 1891 Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
2nd March 1886 Freshwater Bay Western Australia
bur 3rd March 1886 Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateCons 3403 1891/1008
3rd June 1886 Samuel Sutton made his will “whereby I bequeath the whole of my personal property of whatever nature and kind to my daughters Sarah Jones the wife of Jonathon Jones of Beverley farmer and to Fanny Jones the wife of Walter Jones of Guildford labourer in equal shares. I devise my lands at Freshwater Bay known of Swan location P253 and P256 unto and to the use of my son Benjamin Sutton of the Vasse district police constable. I devise my land at Butler’s Swamp known as Swan location 232 unto and to the use of my said two daughters the said Sarah Jones and Fanny Jones.” He appointed Walter Jones as executor.
Further Information1841 Census Samuel Sutton is at the Royal Marine Barracks St Mary Pembroke Pembrokeshire Wales
Discharge due to hernia right hand side
After the arrival of the Scindian at Fremantle Captain Henderson wrote a report listing the rank name, trade or calling, rate of pension, date of enlistment for 5 months service, marital status, and number of children for each pensioner. Sometimes the trade of calling differed from that recorded at the time of attestation:
Private Samuel Sutton, general labourer, £13/12/0, 17th January, married 2 children
25th April 1871 Samuel Sutton applied to purchase Freshwater Bay allotments P253, P154 and P255 of 1½ acres at forty shilling per acre. (Adjoining blocks to P256 his original grant)
Son Charles was engaged as a servant to Resident Magistrate Scholl during the Camden Harbour expedition of 1864 unfortunately he was one of the passengers on the ill fate Emma that went down with all passengers and crew during a storm off Dirk Hartog Island in 1867.
Further newspaper articles available through Trove