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Private Samuel Mottram ( Mattrans) (1800........1802)

 

Back To . . 51st Foot 2nd Yorkshire , West Riding Light Infantry Regiment
  • Born : 1800
  • Where Born : Stone, County of Stafford,UK
  • Occupation : Soldier / Labourer
  • Date Arrived : 1839 Van Diemans - 1840 Swan River 25th June 1840
  • Ship Arrived on : “Lord Lyndoch” Van Diemans Land ..SwanRiver " Runnymede "
  • Rank attained :Private
  • Regimental # : 585
  • Date of Enlistment : 13th July 1826 90th Regiment of Foot 1826,
  • Where Enlisted : Carlisle
  • Transfered : 51st on 31st Dec. 1830.  
  • Date of Discharge :- 17th Feb 1848
  • Where Discharged :Swan River, Western Australia
  • Died : 23rd July 1882
  • Where Died / Buried : Havelock Victoria / Maryborough cemetery
  • Parents Names :
  • Spouse's Name : Catherine Magnor or Magner
  • Born :1815
  • Where Born : Cork Ireland
  • Occupation : Home duties
  • Date Arrived : 1839 Van Diemans - 1840 Swan River
  • Ship Arrived on : “Lord Lyndoch” Van Diemans Land then “Runnymede" to Swan River 
  • Date Married : 1833
  • Where Married : Ireland
  • Died : December 31st 1868
  • Where Died / Buried : Timor Victoria Maryborough cemetery
  • Spouse's Parents : John Magner or Magnor (b......d.) and Jane ?(b......d.)
     
  • Descendants

    Some information kindly supplied by Bev Mottram  mottram@wn.com.au.
    Some information kindly supplied byVictoria Geraghty geraghty@octa4.net.au

     

     
    Children
     
    1 . Margaret Mottram b 1836  in Ireland  d 27th January 1882New Norcia, Western Australia
    2 . John  Mottram b 1839  in Hobart d 5th March 1912, Warren  Western Australia
    3 . Thomas Mottram deceased very young Western Australia
    4 . Jane Mottram b.1844  WA  d .1934 aged 90 years m  William Brom in 1858 - Perth  WA C  ( A possible marriage of Jane. this is being checked Captain Nehemia Harding Fisher (b......d.) in Albany in Western Australia in 1867). 
    5 . Samuel Mottram b 1846 on Garden Island, WA d 1928, Havelock Maryborough Victoria
    6 . Annie Mottram b 1849  married George Smith in 1968 - Perth WA. 
    7 . James Mottram b . 1852 WA d 19th April 1931 Canning, Western Australia
     
     
    Area Settled
    PERTH   Western  Australia until 1860 then to Maryborough, Victoria
     
    History & Achievements :
    Samuel Mottram who arrived in the Swan River colony in 1840 aboard the Runnymede.  Samuel spent 2 years in Van Dieman's Land arriving there in 1938 and records show he had his wife Catherine and daughter Margaret .    He was discharged from the 51st in 1847 in Western Australia because of 'Rheumatic affection of the left knee.  He stayed in Western Australia and raised a family of 7 children.  In 1860 he moved to Victoria and his wife Catherine and some of his children moved over in 1862.    His private N0. was 585.    Muster Rolls which states that he was attested into the 90th ft in 1826, his age and birth place and the countries that he served in. He transferred to the 51st on 31st Dec. 1830.   Samuel travelled to Victoria and settled in the Maryborough area in 1860 and Catherine with some of her children joined him in 1862.

     

    References
     (1) Australian Vital Record Series 1788 - 1905 Discs 1 to 4 (2)
    Family members Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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    Last revised: Saturday, 26 December 2009 05:18:22