INGERSOLE James

NAME James INGERSOLEName variations: Ingersoll
Birth Date and Placec.1820 South Weald, Essex, England [WO12-6208-154].
Baptism Date and Place20 Aug 1820 St Peters Church, South Weald, Essex [Essex Record Office].
Marriage Date and Place10 Apr 1850 Perth, Western Australia [WABDM Reg.#308].
SpouseEmma CUFF [WABDM Reg.#308].
ChildrenJames b.1851 Toodyay, Western Australia [WABDM Reg.#1704].
Emma Elizabeth b.1854 Plenty, Victoria [VICBDM Reg.#5645].
James b.1859 (d,13 months) Victoria [VICBDM death Reg.#5830].
OccupationsLabourer.
Land Acquisition in WANone.
Death Date and Place27 Sep 1879 Kew, Victoria – not verified [ancestry public tree].
Burial Date and Place 
Death, Funeral, Obituary NoticesNone.
Will and ProbateNone.
BRITISH ARMY
Regiment51st (2nd Yorkshire West Riding, The Kings Own Light Infantry) Regiment.
Soldier No. and Rank#1314 Private.
Enlistment Date and Place28 Jan 1839 Chatham HQ.
Age 19 years. Bounty paid to recruit £3 0s. 0d. [WO12-6200-560].
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 6.1/8th ins.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesNone.
Arrival Van Diemen’s Land: Ship and DateLayton.  Embarked 22 Jun 1839, London [WO12-6201-205].
Arr. 07 Dec 1839 from Portsmouth, England dep. 13 Jul 1839 [DPS].
Arrival Western Australia: Ship and DateRunnymede 25 Jun 1840 from Hobart [TROVE].
Military Postings within Western Australia
Fremantle Round House Gaol

Rottnest Jun 1840 to Jan 1842.
Perth HQ Feb to Mar 1842.  On Command Apr 1842.
Rottnest May to Sep 1842.Perth HQ Oct 1842 to Jan 1843.
In Hospital ten days during Feb 1843.
Vasse Mar to Jun 1843.
Perth HQ Jul 1843.
Williams Aug to Sep 1843.
Perth HQ Oct to Nov 1844.
Fremantle Round House In Confinement Dec 1843 to Jan 1844 (see below).
Williamsburgh Feb to Dec 1844.
Perth HQ & Garrison Duty Jan to Mar 1845.
Perth HQ Apr 1845 to Feb 1846: On Command (May) , Garrison Duty (Jul).
Pinjarrah Mar 1846 to 30 Jun 1846 when discharged.
[All sourcing from WO12-6202 TO 6208].

Courts Martial in Western AustraliaRegimental CM.  Offence unknown. In confinement 14 days with hard labour.
18 to 31 Dec 1843. Released 16 Jan 1844 [WO12-6205-244 & 270].
Discharge Date and Place30 Jun 1846 Perth, Western Australia [WO12-6208-154].
Conditional Discharge on payment of £20 [WO28-266-67].
Age at Discharge26 years.
Length of Service7 years 6 months.