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Sergeant James Strain (.......)

 

Back To . . 51st Foot 2nd Yorkshire , West Riding Light Infantry Regiment
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  • Occupation : Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 25th June 1840
  • Ship Arrived on : " Runnymede "
  • Rank attained : Sergeant
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  • Spouse's Name : Mary Agnes Wollaston
    , daughter of
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  • Date Married : 17th October 1844
  • Where Married : Bunbury
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  • Spouse's Parents :Rev John Ramsden Wollaston 
  • Descendants

    This information Kindley supplied by Tony Monro Email addresstony_m@picknowl.com.au

     
    Children
    1 . Mary Agnes STRAIN was born on 02 May 1845 at Pinjarra, but died prior to 1847.
    2 . Jane Charlotte STRAIN was born 18th January 1847 at Pinjarra.
    History & Achievements :
    James was stationed at Williams in 1840, Bunbury in 1844 and at Pinjarra from 1845 -47.  He married on 17th October 1844 at Bunbury to Mary Agnes WOLLASTON, daughter of Rev John Ramsden WOLLASTON  (later to become the first Anglican Archdeacon of Western Australia)
    Their first child, Mary Agnes STRAIN was born on 02 May 1845 at Pinjarra, but died prior to 1847.
    Their second child, Jane Charlotte STRAIN was born 18th January 1847 at Pinjarra. James, Mary and baby Jane left with the Regiment for India in 1848 where James apparently died prior to 1853.  His widow Mary remarried in Madras in 1853 prior to returning to New South Wales by way of New Zealand.

    E- mail address
    bmchapman@iprimus.com.au

    Copyright B & M Chapman (QLD) Australia

    Last revised: August 24, 2003.