WEIR / WIER – William Honourable East India Company

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NameWEIR / WIER – William
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company 1st European Regiment Madras
Regiment Number (s) Discharge No. 284
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
15th February 1841 / 18 years / Athlone Ireland
Carpenter
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8 in
Fresh / Grey / Fair / None
Overseas Service/Duration15 Feb 1841, Athlone Travelled to India on ‘Malcolm’ 1841.
Length of Service12 years 11 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 7 July 1858 / India
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Limehouse Liverpool England
Pension Districts1858  East London
1859 – 1860 Tullamore
1861 – 1865 2nd Liverpool
1866 – 1875 Western Australia
Pension PaidLord Clive Military Fund Pension
6d per diem: commenced pension 7th July 1858
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
7th April Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
BELGRAVIA 4th July 1866
Date/Place of Birth1823 Kilbeggan Westmeath Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
WEIR James
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
O’TOOLE Mary
Not yet known
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
CONNOR Catherine (Katy)
1841 Kildare Ireland
Date/Place of MarriageDecember Quarter 1864 Liverpool Lancashire England
Children by 1st WifeMargaret (Twin) B 1865 Quarter 1 Liverpool Lancashire England
D 1865 Quarter 2 Liverpool Workhouse
bur 18th April 1865 Roman Catholic Section Walton Cemetery Liverpool
William (Twin) B 1865 Quarter 1 Liverpool Lancashire England
D March 1866 Liverpool Workhouse
bur 12th March 1866 Roman Catholic Section Walton Cemetery Liverpool
Mary c B 1865 Liverpool England (tentative)
M HARRIS George Moir 11 February 1887 Albany Western Australia
D 15th August 1941 Plantagenet Region Western Australia
Catherine B 2nd May 1867 Fremantle Western Australia
M TOOVEY Henry Howard 1889 Kojonup Western Australia
D 1st January 1926 Plantagenet Region Western Australia
John (Twin) 4th April 1869 Fremantle Western Australia
D Possibly 21 July 1931 Albany Memorial Park Cemetery
Elizabeth (Twin) 4th April 1869 Fremantle Western Australia
D 19th November 1869 Fremantle Western Australia
Elizabeth B 1871 Kojonup Western Australia
M O’BRIEN Charles Oliver
D Not yet known
Alexander Joseph B 1873 Albany Western Australia
M KELLY Alice C. 1908 Swan District
D 1959 Plantagenet Region Western Australia
Margaret B 1874 Kojonup Western Australia. Did not marry
D 17th June 1950 North Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Theresa Josephine B 1876 Albany Western Australia. Did not marry
D 6th January 1966 Glendalough Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Agnes Dorothy (Twin) B 1883 Gordon River Western Australia
M BROWN Hamilton 1908 Plantagenet Region Western Australia
D 1971 East Coolgardie Western Australia
Francis (Twin) B 1883 Gordon River Western Australia
M Not yet known
D Not yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
CONNOR Patrick
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Norah
Land Grants Western
Australia
Kojonup Location P16
10 acres
Occupation after
Arrival
Coaching House Keeper, Farmer, Caretaker of Gordon Power Station, Bridge Police Station
Newspaper ArticlesAlbany Advertiser  Monday 18 August 1941, page 4 death of Margaret Harris
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial3rd January 1905 Perth Road Albany Western Australia
Albany Cemetery Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
28 July 1923 Government Hospital Albany Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Albany Cemetery Western Australia
Will or ProbateCopy of Will available from Western Australian State Records Office [SRO Cons 3458 1910/179]
Further Information1858 Discharge notes Good Character and reason for discharge is varicose veins on leg