TOOHEY / TOOKEY – Michael HEIC 2nd Bengal European Regiment

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Worked York – pictured is the Convict Depot now Residency Museum

Name TOOHEY / TOOKEY – Michael
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company 2nd Bengal European Regiment
Regiment Number (s) Discharge Number – 136
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
8th April 1841 / 20 years / Ennis Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 9 In
Fair / Grey  / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationHEIC
Length of Service14 years 1 month
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 10th June 1856 / Not yet known
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Ennis Ireland
Pension Districts1856 Ennis
1862 Bermuda
1863-1867 Western Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th October 1862 Gravesend England (via Bermuda)
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 15th February 1863
Date/Place of Birth1821 Duncliff Clare 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
c1834 Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNone
2nd Husband of WifeGROVES Thomas
Date/Place of Marriage1867 Newcastle Western Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandThomas Michael B 1870 Toodyay Western Australia
D 1941 Victoria Plains Western Australia
Mary Jane B 1872 Toodyay Western Australia
M TRIVITHICK William Tredrea 1894 New Norcia Western Australia
Ellen B 1876 Toodyay Western Australia
Frederick P. B 1879 Toodyay Western Australia
M MANNING Amy B. 1908 Victoria Plains Western Australia
D 1925 Perth Western Australia
John William B 1882 Victoria Plains Western Australia
M LONGMAN Mary J. 1908 Victoria Plains Western Australia
D 1956 Moora Western Australia
Land Grants Western
Not applicable
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial12th October 1867 York Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1st March 1922 Moora Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationEmbarked England 25th August 1841 per “Scotia” for India