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Captain William Sheaffe (c1800.....1860 )

 

Back To . . . 50th Foot West Kent Queen's Own Regiment

  • Born : 11 September circa 1800
  • Where Born : Dublin, Ireland
  • Occupation : Soldier
  • Regimental Number :
  • Date Arrived : 17th August 1834.
  • Ship Arrived on : " Surrey"
  • Rank on Discharge : Captain
  • Date of Enlistment :
  • Where Enlisted :
  • Date of Discharge : retired 25 June 1841
  • Where Discharged :
  • Died : 17 December 1860 age 59
  • Where Died / Buried : Osborne Memorial Church Dapto
  • Parents Names : William Sheaffe (b.......d.) & Mary Sheaffe (nee) unkown (b......d.)
  • Spouse's Name : Rosalie Danvers Earle
  • Date Married : 31 May 1825
  • Where Married : St Marys Carisbrooke (by Licence) Isle of Wight
  • Born : baptised 3 Mar 1805
  • Where Born : Newchurch
  • Occupation :
  • Date Arrived : 17th August 1834.
  • Ship Arrived on : " Surrey"
  • Died : 7th July 1883
  • Where Died / Buried : Addelstone
  • Spouse's Parents : Capt Solomon Earl (b.....d.) & Rose Rennell (b......d.)
  • Descendants :

    This Information supplied by Glynis Turner ,e-mail address bjturner@northnet.com.au

    Area Settled :
    Dapto "Stream Hill"
    Children :
    1 . Mary Susan Sheaffe b 26 July 1826 Isle of Wight m 26 Sept 1849 Graves Seawright d 23 Aug 1905 UK
    2 . William Lempriere Frederick Sheaffeb 25 Nov 1827 Isle of Wight d 13 Oct 1863 Bowen Qld
    3 . Percy Hale Sheaffe born Ireland 11 November 1832 - Galway or on board ship m 1859 Hannah Maria Ashmore
    Bantry Bayd 1913
    4 . Roger Hale Sheaffe b 9 April 1837 m 1874 Isabel Robertson d 1 December 1895 Brisbane
    5 . Emily Margaret Sheaffe b Wolongong1839 m NSW 1864 Charles Wheeler d 1896
    Lausanne
    6 . George Henry Sheaffe b 20 Jan 1841 Wolongong m Sept 1873 Amy Caroline Gerard d 1932 NSW
    7 . Rosabird b Jan Sheaffe 1843 Wolongong d unmarried London 14 June 1913
    8 . Ellen Frederica Sheaffe b 23 Aug 1845 Wolongong d unmarried London=20
    9 . Agnes Sheaffe b 7 August1847 d unmarried London 20 Aug 1922
    History & Achievements :


    WhNov 1819 ensign 50th Regiment, Lieutenant 1 August 1822, Captain 16 January 1840 1834 to New South Wales (First two children b Isle of Wight Susan and William stayed in England) 1836 to Woolongong to supervise making Mitchell Road
    1837 to Norfolk Island Sept 1838 back to Sydney

    William Sheaffe's Headstone
    Sacred to the memory of William Sheaffe,=20
    late Captain of the 50th regiment of Foot,
    born 11th September 1800 died 17th December 186
    e- mail address
    bmchapman@iprimus.com.au
    Copyright B & M Chapman (QLD) Australia
    Last revised: August 05, 2001.