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Private Robert Whittle (c.1822-32.........)

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  • Born : 1822-1832
  • Where Born : Yeovil, Somerset
  • Occupation :Labourer, Soldier, Mounted Police, Gold Digger
  • Date Arrived : 5 October 1845
  • Ship Arrived on : "Eden"
  • Port Arrived : Hobart 21 June 1846 embarked with some of Regt. for Norfolk Island on “Mary”(?)3 August 1846arrived Norfolk Island late 1848 arrived Sydney
  • Rank on Discharge : Private
  • Date of Army Enlistment : 4 September 1844
  • Where Enlisted Army :
  • Regimental # : 2109
  • Date Discharged Army : 31 August 1853
  • Comments Regarding Army Discharge : XIth
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Died : 23 October 1869
  • Where Died / Buried : Tenterfield NSW
  • Parents Names : Robert WHITTLE (b......d.)and Susan (m/s unknown)(b......d.)
  • Spouse's Name : Catherine FLANNAGAN
  • Date Married : 20 March 1851
  • Where Married :Scots Presbyterian Church, Pitt Street Sydney
  • Spouse's Parents :James FLANNAGAN and Mary WINTERS
  • Born : c.1830/33
  • Where Born : Carrick, Co Leitrim Ireland
  • Occupation : House Servant (from shipping record)
  • Date Arrived : 3 July 1849
  • Ship Arrived on : “Lady Peel”
  • Died : 16 November 1912
  • Where Died / Buried Rose Valley, Emmaville NSW
  • Descendants
    Information supplied ny Robyn Heggen (5th generation)heroma18@hotmail.com
    Area Settled :
    New England area of NSW – Rocky River, McLeod’s Creek, Tenterfield
    Children :
     
    1 . Alfred b. 5 February 1852, Goulburn St, Sydney
    2 . Susan b. 5 January 1854, Rocky River NSW, 1871 married Charles COGHLAN died 1872
    3 . John  b.c1857, died 1885 Emmaville NSW
    4 . Alice (known as Ida) b. 10 January 1858 Rocky River, 1879 married Nathaniel MASON, died 1935 Annandale NSW
    5 . Ellen b. 13 January 1860 McLeod’s Creek NSW died 30 January 1860 McLeod’s Creek
    6 . Sophia b. 1861 (reg’d Tenterfield), 1884 married James McNULTY
    7 . James b.c1864, 1894 married Angeline BENNESS, died 1937
    8 . Albert George b.c1866, 1904 married Lydia FOX, died 1934
     
    History & Achievements :

    From his arrival in Sydney with the 11th Regt until his discharge, Private Whittle was firstly Groom/Servant to Major General Commanding then to Lt Gen Commanding.His discharge was bought for pounds7.From BD&M records (of WHITTLE family), after Discharge from the Army he was in the Mounted Police;Gold Digger, and Labourer.

     
    E- mail address
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    Copyright B & M Chapman (QLD) Australia
    Last revised: December 02, 2004.