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Lieutenant Colonel James Thomas Morisset

(1780-1852)

Follow the link below for his History & Achievements :

Lieutenant Colonel James Thomas Morisset A compilation of his History and Achievements compiled by Margaret & Ron Thompson

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Children :

The Children of James and Emily Morisset:
1 . Janetta Louisa Morisset b. 1826, Ryde, Isle of Wight. Married in the Church of England, Kelso, NSW on 8 Jun 1850 to Prosper John de Mestre , the son of Prosper and Mary Ann de Mestre of Terrara, Shoalhaven, NSW. . Janetta died on 27 November 1918 at Ashley Street, Chatswood, NSW and is buried in the Presbyterian Cemetery, Gore Hill, NSW.
2 . Edith Eliza Julia Morisset b. 25 Nov 1828 in Sydney, NSW.
3 . Edric Norfolk Vaux Morisset b. 22 Jun 1830 Norfolk Island, NSW. Married in 1860 in Parramatta, NSW to Eliza Lawson. Edric was a Magistrate and became commandant of native police in Queensland and Superintendent of Police at Bathurst, Maitland and Goulburn, New South Wales. Edric died in 1887 in New South Wales.
4 . Fleurette Morisset b. 4 Nov 1831 Norfolk Island, NSW. Married 1st to Andrew Kinsman. 2nd in 1858 in NSW to Carl Reimenschneider . Fleurette died in 1923 in NSW. During WW1 a son of Fleurette and Carl changed his family name to Morisset.
5 . Laura Therese Morisset b. 22 Jul 1833 on Norfolk Island, NSW. Married 1865 in Balmain, NSW to Philip Frederick Sellheim . Laura died 1872 in the Palmer River District of Far North Queensland.
6 . Otho Bathurst Palmer Morisset b. 22 Nov 1835 Bathurst, NSW d. 1891 in NSW.
7 . Rudolph Roxburgh Morisset b. 8 Apr 1838 Bathurst, NSW. Married 1857 NSW Margaret Clarke
Rudolph died in 1887 in Deniliquin, NSW.
8 . Ronan Kelso Morisset b. 29 Feb 1840 Bathurst, NSW.
9 . Aulaire Liddiard Morisset b. 28 Oct 1841 Bathurst, NSW, d. 1 Sep 1909 Townsville, Queensland.
10 . Ada Gilmore Morisset b. 24 Jun 1843 Kelso, NSW, d. 1912 NSW.
11. Pauline Caroline Morisset b. 27 Sep 1846 Kelso, NSW d. 31 May 1849 Kelso, NSW.
 
Descendants :
Some information supplied by Margaret & Ron Thompson ronaldthompson@bigpond.com
Major General V.C.M. Sellman ..CB,CMG, Administrator of Norfolk Island 1927 to 1928
 
Area Settled :
Bathurst
History & Achievements :
Follow the link below for his History & Achievements :

Lieutenant Colonel James Thomas Morisset A compilation of his History and Achievements compiled by Margaret & Ron Thompson

  

The obituary of Lieutenant Colonel Morisset recorded that
He had served his country with fidelity and zeal during the best years of a long life-time,
in both of which he has seen hard service,
and is not unworthy of its favourable remembrance
 
 
References :
Records of the 48th Regiment held at the Mitchell Library ,Sydney,New South Wales. Australia.

Colonial Secretary's Correspondence, History of Australia Vol 1

The Colonial Garrison 1817-1824 ( Clem Sargent ) published 1996
Wellington's Military Machine ( Philip J. Haythornthaite) published 1995
 
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