NAME William BURRELLName variations: Berriell, Burril
Birth Date and Placec. 1804 Cupar, Fife, Scotland [not verified].
Baptism Date and PlaceCupar, Fife, Scotland [not verified].
Marriage Date and Place20 Nov 1834 Buttevant, Cork, Ireland (as Burril) [NLI Film 04998-01].
RC Diocese of Cloyne, County of Cork.
SpouseMary (Ann) GUY.
ChildrenWilliam Holmes b. Q3 1837 Chatham? Kent, England [E&WBDM Medway Reg.#5-230].
George Kidd b. 1839 England, at Sea or Tasmania? (not verified) [TROVE death notice].
Horatio P b. 1841 Pinjarra, Western Australia [WABDM Reg.#43].
Mary Ann Agnes b. 1843 Pinjarra, Western Australia [WABDM Reg.#202].
Frederick b.1847 Fremantle, Western Australia [WABDM Reg.#875].
Sophia b. 1848 Fremantle,Western Australia [WABDM Reg.#1221].
Occupations

Employment as Gaoler

 

Convict Guard 1838-9 [not verified].
Police Constable date unknown  [WAPHS].
Gaoler, Perth 1847 [BARK p.28].
Superintendent of Labourof Prisoners, Perth Town Trust 1848 [TROVE].
Gaoler, Albany 1849-1858 [BARK p.28].
Public Servant, South Australia dates unknown [BISA].

Land Acquisition in WANone.
Death Date and Place16 Apr 1880 Hutt Street, Adelaide, South Australia [SABDM Reg.#102/148].
Burial Date and Place17 Apr 1880 West Terrace Cemetery, South Australia.
Location: Road 5, Path 4, Aspect E, Site #8 (as Berriell) [Adelaide Cemeteries].
Note: Burrell’s name is on his wife’s headstone but was not buried in her plot; she was buried
in the Catholic Old Area in 1865.
Death, Funeral, Obituary NoticesExpress & Telegraph 21 Apr 1880 [TROVE].
Will and Probate
BRITISH ARMY
Regiment51st (2nd Yorkshire West Riding, The Kings Own Light Infantry) Regiment.
Soldier No. and Rank#839 Sergeant
Attestation Date and Place
PromotionsCorporal to Sergeant 13 Apr 1838 [WO12-6200-347].
Arrival Australia State: Ship and DateProbably arrived in Van Diemen’s Land from England as a Guard on a convict ship between
October and December 1838 [WO12-6200].
Arrival Western Australia: Ship and DateRunnymede 25 Jun 1840 from Hobart [TROVE].
Military Postings within Western AustraliaPinjarra 25 Jun 1840 to 31 Mar 1844 [WO12-6202 to 6205].
On Command & Garrison Duty April & May 1844 [WO12-6206-243].
Perth HQ 1 Jun 1844 to 30 Nov 1845 [WO12-6208].
Garrison Duty 1 Dec 1845 to 31 May 1846 [WO12-6208].
Perth HQ or Garrison Duty 1 Jun to 31 Dec 1846 [WO12-6208].
Garrison Duty (Jan), Government Employ (Feb), Garrison Duty (Mar) 1847 [WO12-6208-184].
Courts Martial in Western AustraliaNone.
Discharge Date and Place31 Mar 1847 Perth, Western Australia [WO12-6208-184 & 199].
Age at Discharge43 years [deduced].
Length of Service