Redenhall Church, Norfolk
Henry Vince Baptism
The Collegiate Church, Manchester
Vince-Foster Marriage
Henry Vince on Lady Raffles
Lady Raffles Arrival Hobart
Java Arrival Fremantle
Henry Vince Army Discharge
Henry Vince Perth Street Keeper
Henry VINCEName variations: None encountered
Birth Date and Place24 Jan 1814 Redenhall, Harleston, Norfolk, England [Parish Register No.67].
Baptism Date and Place20 Feb 1814 Parish Church of Redenhall with Harleston and Wortwell, Norfolk [Parish Register No. 67].
Marriage Date and Place1st: 23 Mar 1840 Collegiate Church, Manchester, Lancashire [Register No.446].
2nd: 1857 Guildford, Western Australia [WABDM Reg. #1106].
3rd:  1861 Guildford, Western Australia [WABDM Reg. #1695].
Spouse1st: Mary Anne FOSTER d.1854.
2nd: Catherine NICHOLLS d.1858.
3rd: Louisa FURNIVALL d.1875.
Children1st Marriage:
Henry William b.1843 Adelaide, South Australia [SABDM].
Maryann Elizabeth b.1845 Adelaide, South Australia [SABDM].
George Beresford b.1847 Albany, Western Australia [WABDM Reg. #1015].
Vasy Lestrange b.1849 (d.1wk) Perth, Western Australia [WABDM Reg. #1534 & 510].
Samuel L’Estrange b.1851 Perth, Western Australia [LDS 1363650].
3rd Marriage:
James John b.1862 Guildford, Western Australia [WABDM Reg. #6553].
Louisa Jane b.1864 Guildford, Western Australia [WABDM Reg. #8137].
Alexander Alfred b.1866 Guildford, Western Australia [WABDM Reg. 9565].
OccupationsStreet Keeper, Perth 1851[Government Gazette].
Police Constable, Perth Apr-Aug 1852 [Government Gazette].
Boot and Shoemaker [ERIC p.3150].
Land Acquisition in WAPerth Town Lot purchased 1850 [ERIC P.3150].
Death Date and Place19 Feb 1875 Guildford, Western Australia [WABDM Reg. #8535].
Burial Date and PlaceUnknown
Death, Funeral, Obituary NoticesNone.
Will and ProbateNone.
Regiment96th Regiment of Foot.
Soldier No. and Rank#864 Sergeant.
Enlistment Date and Placec. 1832 aged 18 – deduced. Recruitment and enlistment details not extant in Australia.
Arrival Van Diemen’s Land: Ship and DateLady Raffles 
Dep. 2 Dec 1840 Portsmouth. Arr. 17 Mar 1841 Hobart (disembarked 19 Mar 1841) [WO12-9612-299].
Arrival Western Australia: Ship and DateJava 15 Feb 1847 King George’s Sound (KGS) from Hobart, embarked 27 Jan 1847 [WO12-9620-329].
Military Postings within Western AustraliaKing George’s Sound 15 Feb to 31 Mar 1847.
Albany 1 Apr 1847 to 31 Jan 1849.
Perth HQ 1 Feb to 14 May 1849 date of conditional discharge.  Regiment left for Calcutta 18 May 1849.
[All sourcing WO12-9620 TO 9622].
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.
Discharge with Gratuity of £33 9s. 2d. [WO28-266-132].
Age at Discharge35 years [WO28-266-102].
Length of Service16 years 342 days [WO28-266-102].


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