SWEENY / SWEENEY – Terence 86th and 98th Regiment

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86th Regiment

98th Regiment Prince of Wales

NameSWEENY / SWEENEY – Terence
Regiment (s)86th and 98th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2070
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
1840 / 18 years /  not known
Weaver
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 9½
Fresh / Grey / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationChina – 2 years 9 months
India – 7 years 4 months
Length of Service20 years 3 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 14th April 1857 / Exeter Devon England
Campaign MedalsNone known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not stated
Pension Districts1857 Exeter
1858 Clonmel
1858 2nd Plymouth
1859 Deptford
1860 Woolwich
1863-1865 Western Australia
1865 Adelaide
1868 Chatham
1868-1873 Woolwich
1874 Greenwich
Pension Paid11d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
 15th March 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLYDE 29th May 1863
Date/Place of Birth1819 Clogheen Tipperary Ireland
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
Not yet known: had wife while in Woolwich as paid part pension to her
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
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
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 Terence Sweeny (sic) 850 Boy 98th foot location Newcastle, Manchester Naas (Possible)
1851 Terence Sweeney 2070 Private 98th Peshawar
Note on WO 23 1855-1865 ‘pension to wife Woolwich.’
WO 23 1865-1875 ‘no more pension to wife.’
1871 Census RG10/784/34/7 Market Street lower, St Mary Woolwich London Kent
Tenace (sic) Sweeney is a lodger in the home of Henry Grimby, he said he was unmarried age 50 and an unemployed Military pensioner born Ireland.