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Private Thomas Brassington (.1815...1867.)

Back to . . North Devonshire Regiment
  • Born : 23 April 1815  
  • Where Born : Gloucester, England,
  • Occupation : Soldier / Laborour
  • Date Arrived : 1845
  • Ship Arrived on : " David Malcom "
  • Rank attained : Private
  • Date of Enlistment : 8th December 1830
  • Where Enlisted 11th : England
  • Date of Discharge : 30th November, 1853.
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Died : 4th July 1867 age 53
  • Where Died / Buried : Albion Street Sydney. / Camperdown Cemetery
  • Parents Names :
  • Spouse's Name : Mary Francis
  • Born : 1812
  • Where Born :
  • Occupation :
  • Date Arrived : 1845
  • Ship Arrived on : " David Malcom "
  • Date Married : 12 June 1832
  • Where Married : Wales
  • Died : 7 July 1885
  • Where Died / Buried : #3 Wilton Place Sydney / Camperdown Cemetery
  • Spouse's Parents : Thomas Francis (b........d.) and Rebecca Phillips (b........d)
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    Descendants
    This information was kindly supplied by Linda Wheeler E-mail address........... eionl@bigpond.com
     
    Area Settled :
     
    Children :
    1 . William Breassington (b. . 8 April 1836, Corfu, South Wales ..... d. 13 September 1913, Hurstville..) m 16 October 1866 Hartley, NSW Mary Ann Lamb ( b.1846 Fish Nevin.......d) . daughter of John Lamb and Charlotte
    2 . Rebecca Breassington (b.20 February 1838, England.....d.) m 17 January 1861 Elizabeth St, Sydney Robert Bowmaker .(. b 1840 England........d)
    3 . Henry Breassington (b. 9 September 1840, Devenport , Plymouth England; .. 29 December 1901, Newtown, Sydney.) m 25 May 1863 Henrietta Patience Usher Elizabeth St, Sydney, daughter of John Usher and Sarah Lindsay ( b 2 December 1838 . Castlereagh,Sydney ..d 17 June 1896 n Waterloo. Sydney.)
    4 . Mary  Anne Breassington (b. 26 September 1842, England. .....d.) m 25 August 1859 Arthur Berckelman Armidale., son of John Berckelman and Frances .(b.....d.1904) Windsor.
    5 . Thomas Jnr Breassington (b . 3 April 1846, Sydney.....d.) m 5 May 1864 Jane McIntosh in Elizabeth St, Sydney. (b. 1846......d.)
    6 . David Breassington (b 1 April 1853, Paddington,Sydney; .....d. 27 July 1931, Brook St,Coogee.Sydney. ) m 10 July 1877 Louisa T Flint (b1860 in Tambaroora, NSW. .......d.) in Christ Church , Sydney, daughter of William Flint (b........d.) and Marianne Martin (b........d.)
    7 . John Breassington (b.29 March 1856, Carters Barracks. Sydney ( Situated on the site of the present day Central Railway Station.); d. 1864, NSW.)

    History & Achievements :

    Thomas is recorded as receiving a Military Pension of 1 shilling per day on 9th August, 1853. He was
    discharged from duty on 30th November, 1853.
    It is not known what his occupation became, if and when he left the army, as this is not stated on his death
    certificate. He died on 4th July 1 867 at Albion Street Sydney at the age of 53, being survived by his wife, 4 sons and 2 daughters - with one child deceased.

    E- mail address
    bmchapman@iprimus.com.au

    Copyright B & M Chapman (QLD) Australia

    Last revised: January 05, 2004.