|NAME William BEARDMAN||Name variations: None encountered.|
|Birth Date and Place||c. 1816 Essex, England [deduced].|
|Baptism Date and Place|
|Marriage Date and Place||10 Dec 1857 Toodyay, Western Australia [WABDM Reg.1103].|
|Spouse||Sarah HITCHCOCK (widow of John Drury/Druery/Drewry) [ERIC p.176].|
|Children||Elizabeth b. 1858 Toodyay, Western Australia. [ERIC p.176]
William b. 1860 Toodyay, Western Australia [ERIC p.176]
John Emens/Emons b.&d.1862 Toodyay, Western Australia [WABDM Reg.6323,2070].
|Occupations||Farmer [Chambers Toodyay HS, ERIC p.176].|
|Land Acquisition in WA||Tillage Lease No. 5537 Nunile 1859, Toodyay, Western Australia [Chambers Toodyay HS, ERIC p.176].|
|Death Date and Place||20 May 1897 Toodyay, Western Australia [WABDM Reg.2577].
Cause of Death: Suicide by strangulation with rope – Coroners Inquest [TROVE].
|Burial Date and Place||20 May 1897 Public Cemetery, Telegraph Road, Toodyay, Western Australia,
Anglican Section [Chambers Toodyay HS].
|Death, Funeral, Obituary Notices||Western Australian 20 May 1897 [TROVE]. Click here.|
|Will and Probate||None.|
|Regiment||51st (2nd Yorkshire West Riding) The Kings Own Light Infantry.|
|Soldier No. and Rank||#1292 Private [WO12-6202-199].|
|Enlistment Date and Place||28 Dec 1838 Chatham HQ. Age 22 years.
Bounty paid to recruit £3 0s. 0d. First Muster 01 Jan 1839 [WO12-6200-526 & 553].
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 67/8 ins. [WO12-6200-526]|
|Arrival Van Diemen’s Land: Ship and Date||Hindostan. Embarked 1 May 1839, paid to 7 Sep 1839 [WO12-6201-8].
Arr. 12 Sep 1839 from London, England dep. 9 May 1839 [DPS].
|Arrival Western Australia: Ship and Date||Runnymede 25 Jun 1840 from Hobart [TROVE].|
|Military Postings within Western Australia||Ellensbrook Jul 1840-Oct 1841.
Variously Pinjarra, Ellensbrook,Leschenault and Bunbury Nov 1841-Mar 1842.
Garrison Duty Apr-Jul1843. Pinjarra Aug-Nov 1843.
Variously On Command or Garrison Duty Dec 1843-Sep 1845.
Variously Regimental Duty, On Command or Garrison Duty Oct 1845-Jun 1846.
Bunbury Jul 1846-31 Mar 1847.[WO12-6202 to 6208]
|Discharge Date and Place||31 Mar 1847 Swan River, Western Australia [WO12-6208-188].|
|Age at Discharge||31 years [deduced].|
|Length of Service||9 years 3 months [deduced].|