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    Joseph WHINCUP

    Male 1837 - 1889  (51 years)


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    • Name Joseph WHINCUP 
      Born 4 Dec 1837  Wetherby @ 2.00pm Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
      • Registered by: John Whincup his father.
      Gender Male 
      Census


      • 1841 North End, Wetherby - age 4.
        1851 Back Lane, Wetherby - age 13 - Errand Boy.
        1861 [see Military Records]
        1871 [see Military Records]
        1881 Back Lane, Wetherby - General Labourer & Chelsea Pensioner.
      Baptism 8 Dec 1837  Wetherby, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
      Military 30/06/1855 till 20/02/1877  Leeds, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
      6th Regiment 
      • Joseph joined the Army in Leeds, Yorkshire on the 30th June 1855 age 18.
        He is described as 5ft 9inches Brown Hair & Grey Eyes with a fresh complexion.

        Regiment number 1393 Private Joseph Whincup.

        He was entitled to 21 years and 87 days pension.
        He spent 7 years and 170 Days in Saint Helena.
        & 8 Years and 329 Days in the East Indies.

        6th Regiment from 30th June 1855 - 31st march 1857
        In that time Joseph spent 6 days in custody at Hull for an Assault.

        Saint Helena Regiment from 31st March 1857 - 28th July 1865
        In that time Joseph was imprisoned twice for Drunkenness - 4 days in 1861 & 24 days in 1862.

        1st Battalion 6th Regiment from 28th February 1865 - 20th February 1877
        Joseph has 2 Good Conduct Badges and also in his possession is the Medal & Clasp for the North West Frontier.*

        *NORTH WEST FRONTIER
        3 December 1849 to 22 October 1868: 15 different campaigns spread over 19 years.

        Joseph did not have a School certificate and was Court Martialed once and was in the Regiment defaulters book 61 times.

        At discharge his address is: Byron Street, Leeds. - Trade: Farmer.
      Residence


      • 1841 North End, Wetherby.
        1851 Back Lane, Wetherby.
        1881 Back Lane, Wetherby.
        1889 36 Turkey Street, Hunslet, Leeds.
        1889 46 Turkey Street, Hunslet, Leeds.
      Occupation 1889  Hunslet, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Jeweller's Porter & Chelsea Pensioner. 


      • 1851 Errand Boy.
        1881 General Labourer & Chelsea Pensioner.
        1883 Farm Labourer.
        1889 Jeweller's Porter & Army Pensioner.
      Died 6 Sep 1889  46 Turkey Street, Hunslet, Leeds, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
      Cause: from Pneumonia & Tubercular Bronchitis 
      • Informant: X the mark of Sarah Mason, widow of the deceased, present at the death.
      Person ID I628  BROOKS Family History
      Last Modified 2 Dec 2010 

      Father John WHINCUP,   b. Abt 1813,   d. 5 May 1844, Wetherby, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years) 
      Mother Ann POWNEY,   b. Abt 1814, Thorp Arch, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1876, Wetherby, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
      Married 9 Jul 1837  the Parish Church Leeds Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
      • Witnessed by: James Wiggins & Elizabeth Wiggins.
      Family ID F175  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family Sarah MASON,   b. CA 1853, Askham Bryan, York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
      Married 8 Dec 1877  the Register Office, Wetherby Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
      • Witnessed by: William Shepherd & Ann Mason.
      Children 
       1. Jane Ann WHINCUP,   b. 27 Sep 1878, Wetherby, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
       2. Florence WHINCUP,   b. 28 Mar 1883, Wetherby, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
       3. John Willie WHINCUP,   b. CA 1885, Hunslet, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
       4. Joseph WHINCUP,   b. 28 Oct 1889, 36 Turkey Street, Hunslet, Leeds, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
      Last Modified 26 Apr 2019 
      Family ID F1226  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    • Event Map
      Link to Google MapsBaptism - 8 Dec 1837 - Wetherby, Yorkshire Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsMilitary - 6th Regiment - 30/06/1855 till 20/02/1877 - Leeds, Yorkshire Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Dec 1877 - the Register Office, Wetherby Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsOccupation - Jeweller's Porter & Chelsea Pensioner. - 1889 - Hunslet, Yorkshire Link to Google Earth
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    • Sources 
      1. [S8] Birth Certificate [UK].

      2. [S99] IGI.

      3. [S113] Chelsea Pensioner Records.

      4. [S2] Death Certificate.

      5. [S4] Marriage Certificate [UK].

      6. [S122] GRO Index.