James Goodwin
(1823-1894)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Elizabeth Thompson

James Goodwin

  • Born: 22 Jul 1823, Donaghmore, County Down, Ireland UK
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Thompson on 8 Jun 1851 in Armagh County, Armagh, Northern Ireland UK
  • Died: 6 Jan 1894, Parkinore Farm, Corowa, NSW Australia at age 70
  • BuriedMale: Corowa, NSW Australia

  Noted events in his life were:

• source. Barry Morgan @ genes who writes:
1823 possibly born 22 July 1824 some confusion Throughout the rest of the 19th century the 25th (King’s Own Borderers) Regiment of Foot â€" King George III had conferred the Royal title in 1805 â€" was engaged in operations in various parts of the Empire: West Indies (1837-39), Ireland (1837-39), South Africa (1840-42), India (1847-52), Gibraltar (1858-63), Malta (1863-64), Canada (1865-66), Ireland (1872-75) India (1875-81), Afghanistan (1878-80), and Burma, with the Chin Lushai Expedition (1889-90). A second Battalion was again raised in 1859, and saw service in Ceylon (1863-68), India (1869-75), Sudan, with the Suakim Field Force (1888), and India (1890-1903), earning new Battle Honours at the Siege of Chitral (1895) and with the Tirah Expedition against the Afridis (1897). **** note India 1847-1852**** 1841 census There was a James Goodwin born c 1821 in Ireland stationed as a private soldier in Portsmouth on the 1841 census. It does not state which regiment. 1851 married 8 June in Armagh,Ireland aged 28. In marriage index Vol 1 Page 221, occupation shown as 'Private Soldier 25th Regiment of Foot'. The King's Own Scottish Borderers was an infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Scottish Division. It was raised in 1689 by the Earl of Leven. It was once known as Semphill's Regiment of Foot, the name under which it fought at the Battle of Culloden in 1746. The regiment was ranked as the 25th Foot in 1751. The 25th was the county regiment of Sussex from 1782 to 1805, before its recruiting area was moved to the Scottish Borders region. From then it was known as the King's Own Borderers, becoming the King's Own Scottish Borderers in1887. The Regiment wasaffectionately known as the "Kosbies" or the "King's Own Silly Bastards". 1857 25 May Migrated aboard "Southern Cross" arriving Port of Melbourne.PRO VIC Inward Passenger Lists Foreign Ports Fiche 050 1857 Apr-Jun shows Goodwin J age 35,Mrs Goodwin wife age 27,3 children ages 4, 2, and 1.Shown as embarking at Calcutta,India . In Australia 36 years 1894 6 January NSW death cert 1894/004566 held age 70 of 'Parkinore Farm'Corowa NSW COROWA FREE PRESS Friday 12 January 1894 We have to chronicle the death of a very old resident of the Corowa district in the person of Mr James (John) Goodwin, Senior, who, at the ripe age of 70 years, passed away on Saturday last. The cause of death was senile decay. The funeral took place at the Corowa new cemetery on Sunday last and was largely attended. Corowa New Cemetery, Cemetery Rd,Corowa Corowa New Cemetery, Cemetery Rd,Corowa Married at St Marks 8 June 1851

• Cause of Death. senile decay


James married Elizabeth Thompson on 8 Jun 1851 in Armagh County, Armagh, Northern Ireland UK. (Elizabeth Thompson was born in 1827 in Armagh County, Armagh, Northern Ireland UK, died on 11 Jan 1907 in "Ringwood", Corowa, NSW Australia and was buried on 13 Jan 1907 in Corowa, NSW Australia.)


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