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Private Mowbray Bessell ( Bessal, Besall.)  (1803..........1865.)

 

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  • Born :  19th September 1803  
  • Baptised : 4th December 1803 [LDS IGI film]
  • Where Born : Mitcham, Surrey, England
  • Occupation : / Soldier, Upholsterer, Farmer, Brick maker
  • Date Arrived : 12 August  1828
  • Ship Arrived on : "Countess of Harcourt"
  • Port Arrived : Sydney
  • Rank on Discharge : Private
  • Date of Army Enlistment :
  • Where Enlisted Army : Chatham
  • Regiments:  63rd Regiment ,
  • Transfered : 57th Regiment
  • Regimental # :
  • Last Regiment Served : 57th Regiment
  • Date Discharged Army :
  • Comments Regarding Army Discharge :
  • Where Discharged :
  • Died : 9th May 1865 [aged 66 on death certificate which is incorrect]
  • Where Died / Buried : Wollongong / Wesleyan Burial Ground, Wollongong, NSW
  • Parents Names : Captain Charles Bessell Army Yagar Co, Hon Artillery Company] born 1767 St Martins in the Fields died 23rd May 1845 Peckham Rye London& Jane (nee) (b.....d.) unknown as yet
  • Spouse's Name :  Mary Ann Brown [Convict, Sovereign 1829]
  • Date Married : No Marriage
  • Where Married :
  • Spouse's Parents :Thomas Brown / Emma Newman
  • Born :  born 23 July 1811. baptized 20 October 1811 St Giles, Cripplegate, London
  • Where Born : London
  • Occupation :
  • Date Arrived : 3 August 1829
  • Ship Arrived on : "Sovereign "
  • Died : 30 May 1873
  • Where Died / Buried . Died Bulli, NSW Buried Wesleyan Burial Ground, Wollongong with her husband.

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    BESSELL, Mowbray CD 62457  Death
      Age at Death: 66
      Death Place: Wollongong
      Index Year: 1865
     Reg Year: 1865 Reg State: New South Wales
     Ref Number: 6453    (1)
    Descendants
    Some information supplied by Judy  m.bessell@optusnet.com.au
    Area Settled :
    Wollongong

     

    Children :
    Eight Children:
    Eliza:  b 20th October 1835, Surry Hills, Sydney
    Jane:  b 15th June 1837, Sydney
    Mary Ann: b 25th June 1839 Wollongong, NSW
    Charles Mowbray: 5th March 1841
    Susan: b 1843
    Caroline: b 4th May 1849 [twin]
    Emma: b 4th May 1849 [twin]
    Juliana: b 4th January 1852
     
     
    BESSELL, Eliza EB 140403  Christening
       Father: Mowbray
        Mother: Mary
      Reg Year: 1835 Reg State: New South Wales
     Ref Number: V1835286 21 Parish: Sydney, St Phillip's, Church of England   (1)

    BESSELL, Jane EB 140436  Christening
       Father: Mowbray
        Mother: Mary
      Reg Year: 1837 Reg State: New South Wales
     Ref Number: V1837287 21 Parish: Sydney, St Phillip's, Church of England   (1)

    BESSELL, Mary A EB 140454  Christening
       Father: Mowbray
        Mother: Mary
      Reg Year: 1839 Reg State: New South Wales
     Ref Number: V18391110 23A Parish: Dapto; Wollongong, Church of England   (1)

    BESSELL, Caroline [twin]   EB 140388  Christening
       Father: Mowbray
        Mother: Mary
      Reg Year: 1849 Reg State: New South Wales
     Ref Number: V1849566 50 Parish: Wollongong, Presbyterian   (1)
     
    BESSELL, Emma [twin]   EB 140408  Christening
       Father: Mowbray
        Mother: Mary
      Reg Year: 1849 Reg State: New South Wales
     Ref Number: V1849567 50 Parish: Wollongong, Presbyterian   (1)
     
    BESSELL, Juliana EB 140442  Christening
       Father: Mowbray
        Mother: Mary
      Reg Year: 1852 Reg State: New South Wales
     Ref Number: V18521785 38A Parish: Dapto; Wollongong, Church of England
      (1)
     
     

     

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    References
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    Last revised: Sunday, 16 May 2010 08:16:07