Teazicker on Lord Lyndoch [WO12-9612-299]
Leonard Tassichar Baptism 1815

Commandant’s General Orders [WO28-266-132]
Commandant’s List of Discharges [WO28-266-102]
South Australia Advertiser 7 Dec 1859

Teazicker Gravestone, Terowie Cemetery, South Australia
NAME Leonard TEAZICKERName variations: Tassichar, Tassiker, Tazacker, Tazicker, Teazacker, Tezacker
Birth Date and PlaceApril/May 1815 Great Bolton, Lancashire, England.
Baptism Date and Place7 May 1815 Parish of Deane, Bolton, Lancashire (as Tassichar) [Manchester Libraries Information and Archives].
Marriage Date and Place22 Dec 1862 Wesleyan Mission House, Kooringa, South Australia [SABDM Burra Vol. 52 Page 100 as Tazicker].
23 Mar 1876 Residence of James Onning, Mount Bryan, South Australia [SABDM Burra Vol. 106, Page 920 as Tazacker].
Spouse1st: Phoebe TAYLOR d. 1875.
2nd: Anne McCUMLEY d. 1904.
Children1st marriage:
Agnes b. 1864 Burra, South Australia – not verified.
Thomas b. 1866 (d.?) Aberdeen, South Australia [SABDM Burra Vol. 86 Page 70].
Thomas b. 1870 Netley Station, New South Wales – not verified.
2nd marriage:
Flora b. 1880 Oulina Station, Mannahill, South Australia [SABDM Frome Vol. 232 Page 390].
OccupationsStation Worker.
Land Acquisition in WANone.
Death Date and Place2 Nov 1895 Terowie, South Australia [SABDM Burra Vol. 230 Page 294].
Cause of Death: Bronchitis and Senile Debility [Christine Hayes, descendant].
Burial Date and PlaceNovember 1895 Terowie Cemetery, Goyder, South Australia [Goyder Regional Council].
Section 6, Row 10, Plot 109. Buried by Destitute Board.
Death, Funeral, Obituary Notices
Will and ProbateNone.
Regiment96th Regiment of Foot.
Soldier No. and Rank#1242 Private.
Enlistment Date and Place23 Mar 1838 Bolton, Lancashire – not verified [gravestone Terowie, Goyder, South Australia].
Arrival Van Diemen’s Land: Ship and DateLord Lyndoch.
Dep. 11 Sep 1840, Plymouth. Arr. 5 Feb 1841 Hobart, VDL. Disembarked 11 Feb 1841.
[WO12-9612-299 & DPS].
Arrival Western Australia: Ship and DateJava 14 Feb 1847 from Hobart, embarked 27 Jan 1847 [WO12-9620-334].
Military Postings within Western AustraliaPerth HQ 24 Feb 1847 to 31 Jul 1848 inc. On Command (Feb-Mar 1848); On Guard (May 1848).
Rottnest 1 Aug to 30 Sep 1848.
Perth HQ 1 Oct to 30 Nov 1848 inc. On Command (Nov).
Kojonup 1 Dec 1848 to 14 May 1849 date of conditional discharge. Regiment left for Calcutta 18 May 1849.
1 – 11 Dec 1848 (not shown in Muster & Pay List) accompanied Governor Charles Fitzgerald, Mr Henry Bland, Assistant Surveyor A C Gregory on an expedition to Murchison River. Click here for more information.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesGood Conduct Pay 1d. per diem from 4 Mar 1849 [WO12-9622-201].
Courts Martial in Western AustraliaNone.
Discharge Date and Place14 May 1849 Perth, Western Australia – Conditional [WO28-266-102].
1 Feb 1851 Horse Guards, Westminster, London.
1 Jul 1851 Commandant, Perth, Western Australia.
Free Discharge [WO28-266-132].
Age at Discharge33 years [WO28-266-102].
Length of Service10 years 46 days [WO28-266-102].


Private Teazicker (Tazicker) left Fremantle for South Australia on Champion 9 Nov 1859, arriving in Adelaide on 6 Dec 1859 – see left sidebar.