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Private Edward White (c.1785.....1837.)

 

Back to . . . 3rd Foot The Buff's The East Kent Regiment.

  • Born : Circa 1785
  • Where Born : Mt. Millick, Kings County, Ireland.
  • Occupation : Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 1823.
  • Ship Arrived on : "Commodore Hayes"
  • Rank on Discharge : Private
  • Date of Enlistment : 18th Dragoons 18th August, 1798
  • Where Enlisted : Loughlin Town, County of Dublin, Ireland
  • Transferred 3rd : Brighton in Sussex in September 1814
  • Date of Discharge : 24th February, 1826
  • Where Discharged : Parramatta
  • Died : buried 27 November 1837. 
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  • Spouse's Name : Jane Fullerton  18 years
  • Date Married : c. 1804
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  • Born : c.1786
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  • Occupation : Soldier's wife
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    Descendants
    This information was kindly supplied by Shirley K s_keleher2003@yahoo.com.au
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    Children : ,
    1 . Ellen, born before 1815, ....d.)
    2 . James, born in 1818 in France ....d.)
    3 . Mary Ann was born in 1823Australia ....d.) married Daniel Cunningham (b........d)
    4 . Jane Charlotte in born Australia 1826. ....d.) 

    History & Achievements :

       He was discharged from the army on 24th February, 1826. He may have transferred to the Police.   He was a Constable at Parramatta when he was dismissed on 14/6/1826, then appointed Constable again in June, 1827.   He was appointed Constable at Windsor in August, 1827.   He was dismissed there a bit later and then reappointed a little later gain.   He made an arrest of three highway robbers in 1828 and then dismissed again for drunkedness in 1829.   (Definitely sounds as though he was a bit of a lad!)   In 1826, Edward and family were living in Cumberland Street, Sydney.   Edward died at the age of 55 years and was buried on 27.11.1837.   Don't know where he ws buried - the death certificate says the ceremony was performed at St. Phillips, Sydney.   Edward had received a land grant at Windsor Road in Parramatta on 3/9/1823, .   Australia - Mary Ann was born in 1823 and Jane Charlotte in 1826.   Mary Ann White married Daniel Cunningham and they were my great-great-grandparents.  
    E- mail address
    bmchapman@iprimus.com.au
    Copyright B & M Chapman (QLD) Australia
    Last revised: November 21, 2003.