WOODS / WOOD – William 30th Regiment and Royal Newfoundland Companies

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NameWOODS / WOOD – William
Regiment (s)30th Regiment and Royal Newfoundland Companies
Regiment Number (s) 1352 – 30th Regiment
692 – Royal Newfoundland Companies
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
15th June 1837 / 18 years / Wigan Lancashire
Dyer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
Not yet known
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 2 years 11 months
British North America – 11 months
Newfoundland – 16 years
Length of Service22 years 71 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 23rd August 1859 / St John’s Newfoundland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not yet known
Pension Districts1859 – 61 2nd Manchester
1862-1899 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0½d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
6th October 1861 Portland England via Cape of Good Hope
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LINCELLES 28th January 1862
Date/Place of Birthc1819 Salford Manchester England
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
MOXEY Eliza
B August 1820 St Thomas Exeter Devonshire England
Date/Place of MarriageM 21st July 1850 St John’s Congregational Church Newfoundland
Children by 1st WifeWilliam B pre-1850 out of wedlock Newfoundland (William Woods father)
D pre-1850 Newfoundland
Henry B pre-1850 out of wedlock Newfoundland (William Woods father)
D pre-1850 Newfoundland
Unknown male B after 1850 Newfoundland
D at birth
Samuel B 14th January 1855 St. John’s Newfoundland
bap 20th January 1855 Anglican Church St. John’s Newfoundland
M PLAYFORD Sarah 1880 Guildford Western Australia
William Thomas B 3rd February 1859 St. John’s Newfoundland
bap 27th February 1859 Anglican Church St. John’s Newfoundland
M RUSS May 1893 Perth Western Australia
Charles B 1863 Perth Western Australia
M BEEL Violetta Rose Dinah
D 10th January 1931 Perth Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
MOXEY Thomas
B Not yet known
D 1831 United Kingdom
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
SOBEY Sussanah
B Not yet known
D 1863 Baxter Poorhouse Exeter Devonshire England
Land Grants Western
Australia
1st April 1884 deed issued for grant of Perth Town Lot V144 of 0.3.9 acres
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesWest Australian Perth Monday 6th February 1899 – page 4
Daily News Perth Friday 8th September 1899  page 2
West Australian Perth Saturday 9th February 1899 – page 4
Departure from Western
Australia
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/BurialD 8th September 1899 Suburban Road South Perth Western Australia
bur 9th September 1899 Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
5th February 1899 Suburban Road South Perth Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationPurchased South Perth Sub Lot 96 of 6.2.0 acres – 2nd March 1863 for £1 per acre
Name change from Wood to Wood occurred some time after arrival in Western Australia