WOOLHOUSE – Jeremiah 70th Regiment

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Family History Jeremiah Woolhouse by Jennifer Edgar 2019

70th Regiment of Foot – Surrey Colours

Land Application

NameWOOLHOUSE – Jeremiah
Regiment (s)70th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 804
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
15th January 1831 / 18 years / Ashton Lancashire England
Farmers Servant
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7½ in
Fresh / Hazel / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 2 years 97 days
Malta – 1 year 266 days
West Indies – 3 years 70 days
Canada – 2 years 24 days
Length of Service21 years 245 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 14th September 1852 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Wickesley near Rotherham Yorkshire England
Pension Districts1852 Sheffield
1852 Hull
1854-1861 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th May 1854 Plymouth England via Gibraltar
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RAMILLIES 7th August 1854
Date/Place of Birthc1813 Aston Wossup Yorkshire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
WOOLHOUSE Jeremiah
c1780 Yorkshire England
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
STEVENSON Elizabeth
c1782 Yorkshire England
7th June 1803 Cathedral Church of St Peter and St. Paul Sheffield England
SiblingsMary bap 25th March 1804 Yorkshire England|
Sarah bap 23rd February 1806 Aston cum Aughton Yorkshire England
George bap 14th June 1807 Aston Yorkshire England
John bap 12th March 1809 Aston Yorkshire England
Robert bap 12th March 1809 Aston Yorkshire England
Ann bap 14th April 1816 Aston Yorkshire England
Jane bap 6th September 1818 Maltby near Rotherham Yorkshire England
Martha bap 15th April 1827 Maltby near Rotherham Yorkshire England
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
OMARA or MARR Margaret
c1828 Ireland
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeWilliam B c1850 Chatham Kent England
D 1856 Western Australia
Margaret B Not yet known
M GLASS Charles 1874 Northam Western Australia
D 1929 Northam Western Australia
Elizabeth B 1855 Bibra Lake Western Australia
M PERRIN William 1871 Northam Western Australia
D1908 Northam Western Australia
Martha B 1857 Toodyay Western Australia
M HITCHCOCK William 1877 Middle Swan Western Australia
George James B c1860 Western Australia
D 1861 Western Australia
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 Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1st December 1861 Newcastle Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or Probate
Further InformationPurchased Newcastle Lot S16 acreage unknown 1st December 1860