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William White
99th Regiment Lanarkshire
Died Bunbury
NameWHITE – William
Regiment (s)99th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 370
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
26th May 1824 / 18 years / Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 ¼ in
Sallow / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMauritius – 11 years
New South Wales Australia – 3 years
Length of Service22 years 120 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 22nd September 1846 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Callan Kilkenny Ireland
Pension Districts1846 Kilkenny
1850-1868 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/2½d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
22nd July 1850 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
HASHEMY 25th October 1850
Date/Place of Birthc1806 St Nicholas Dublin 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
B Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageUnknown date Kilkenny Ireland
Children by 1st WifeMary Ann B c1843
M KELLY John James 1859 Bunbury Western Australia
D Not yet known
Julia B c1847 Kilkenny Ireland
D 1850-1851 Fremantle Western Australia
William James B 21st November 1850 Fremantle Western Australia
M GARRAD Ann Mary 1875 Geraldton Western Australia
D 8th November 1928 Bunbury
Bur Bunbury Cemetery
Ellen Jane B 1853 Bunbury Western Australia
M HANDS John Edward Unknown date and location
D 27th July 1911 Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Sand Dunes Cemetery Bunbury Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Granted Lot P1 Bunbury 1 acre
Assigned October 1851
Title application 4th December 1858 Title 1623
Occupation after
1851 Night Warder Convict Establishment  (not verified  – a William White  could have been this Warder, although not EPF, he was in 51st Regiment and discharged in WA in March 1847 and died in 1864.)
Commissariat Bunbury
Warder Bunbury Western Australia
Pound Keeper later in life
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette and Independent Journal of Political and News WA – Shipping Intelligence 1st November 1850 – page 2 – List of Pensioners named
Bunbury Herald Thursday 27th July 1911 page 3 Obituary Ellen Hands
South West Times (Bunbury) Thursday 8th November 1928 page 5 Obituary William James White
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial30th August 1868 Bunbury Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section Sand Dunes Cemetery Bunbury Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Unknown date Bunbury Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section Sand Dunes Cemetery Bunbury Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationReport by Henderson on ship leaving England indicates William White having been found out, just before they left England, of trying to pass his midwife sister-in-law off as a daughter, Then required to pay 6d per day for her rations for the voyage.
Mrs White age 36 received medical treatment aboard the Hashemy also Ellen Meade (her sister) age 17 received medical treatment