George Bessell 1a

Birth Name Bessell, George 2a 3a 4a 5a 6 7 8 9a
Gender male
Age at Death 88 years, 8 months, 13 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 1848-10-08 Bristol, Gloucestershire, England  
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Baptism 1848-11-05 Bristol, Gloucestershire, England St. Philip and St. Jacob's
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Residence 1851 Baptist Mills, Gloucestershire, England  
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Departure 1854-04-09 Southampton, England  
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Arrival 1854-07-25 Hobart, Tasmania, Australia  
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Residence 1914 Apsley, Tasmania, Australia Stationmaster.
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Death 1937-06-21 Invermay, Tasmania, Australia  
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Parents

Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father George Bessell
Mother Mary Ann Thorne
    Sister     Emily Bessell
    Sister     Mary Anne Bessell
    Brother     George Bessell
         George Bessell
    Brother     Charles Bessell
    Brother     Alfred Bessell
    Sister     Frances Elizabeth Bessell
    Sister     Sarah Bessell
    Brother     William Bessell
    Brother     Thomas Henry Bessell
    Brother     Edwin James Bessell
    Sister     Ada Clara Bessell
    Brother     Andrew Thorne Bessell
    Brother     Herbert Bessell
    Brother     William Joseph Bessell
    Brother     Arthur Allan Bessell
    Brother     Walter Ernest Bessell

Families

    Family of George Bessell and Kate Butterworth
Married Wife Kate Butterworth
   
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage 1868-07-24 Launceston, Tasmania, Australia  
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  Children
  1. Maude Agnes Bessell
  2. Edith Annie Bessell
  3. Charles Henry Bessell
  4. Archibald Holborn Bessell
  5. George Edwin Bessell
  6. Frank Herbert Bessell
  7. Mabel Margaret Bessell
  8. Douglas James Bessell
  9. Ida Katheleen Bessell
  10. Nina Mildred Bessell

Pedigree

  1. George Bessell
    1. Mary Ann Thorne
      1. Emily Bessell
      2. Mary Anne Bessell
      3. George Bessell
      4. George Bessell
        1. Kate Butterworth
          1. Maude Agnes Bessell
          2. Edith Annie Bessell
          3. Charles Henry Bessell
          4. Archibald Holborn Bessell
          5. George Edwin Bessell
          6. Frank Herbert Bessell
          7. Mabel Margaret Bessell
          8. Douglas James Bessell
          9. Ida Katheleen Bessell
          10. Nina Mildred Bessell
      5. Charles Bessell
      6. Alfred Bessell
      7. Frances Elizabeth Bessell
      8. Sarah Bessell
      9. William Bessell
      10. Thomas Henry Bessell
      11. Edwin James Bessell
      12. Ada Clara Bessell
      13. Andrew Thorne Bessell
      14. Herbert Bessell
      15. William Joseph Bessell
      16. Arthur Allan Bessell
      17. Walter Ernest Bessell

Ancestors

Source References

  1. Ancestry Family Trees
      • Page: Ancestry Family Trees
      • Source text:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=27532969

  2. Ancestry.com: 1851 England Census
      • Page: Class: HO107; Piece: 1954; Folio: 766; Page: 16; GSU roll: 87354.
      • General:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=uki1851&h=7590199&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Birth date: abt 1849 Birth place: Bristol Residence date: 1851 Residence place: Bristol St Philip and St Jacob, Gloucestershire, England

      • Page: Class: HO107; Piece: 1954; Folio: 766; Page: 16; GSU roll: 87354.
      • General:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=uki1851&h=7590199&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Birth date: abt 1849 Birth place: Bristol Residence date: 1851 Residence place: Bristol St Philip and St Jacob, Gloucestershire, England

      • Page: Class: HO107; Piece: 1954; Folio: 766; Page: 16; GSU roll: 87354.
      • General:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=uki1851&h=7590199&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Birth date: abt 1849 Birth place: Bristol Residence date: 1851 Residence place: Bristol St Philip and St Jacob, Gloucestershire, England

  3. FreeBMD: England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
      • General:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=freebmdbirth&h=31684392&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Birth date: Oct 1848 Birth place: Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

      • General:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=freebmdbirth&h=31684392&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Birth date: Oct 1848 Birth place: Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

  4. Ancestry.com: Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1954
      • General:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=auselectoralrolls&h=6629814&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Residence date: 1914 Residence place: Bothwell, Franklin, Tasmania, Australia

      • General:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=auselectoralrolls&h=6629814&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Residence date: 1914 Residence place: Bothwell, Franklin, Tasmania, Australia

  5. Ancestry.com: Tasmania, Australia, Immigrant Lists, 1841-1884
      • General:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=tasmaniaimmigrantlists&h=53338&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Birth date: abt 1849 Birth place: Arrival date: 25 Jul 1854 Arrival place: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Departure date: 9 Apr 1854 Departure place: Southampton

      • General:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=tasmaniaimmigrantlists&h=53338&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Birth date: abt 1849 Birth place: Arrival date: 25 Jul 1854 Arrival place: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Departure date: 9 Apr 1854 Departure place: Southampton

      • General:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=tasmaniaimmigrantlists&h=53338&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Birth date: abt 1849 Birth place: Arrival date: 25 Jul 1854 Arrival place: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Departure date: 9 Apr 1854 Departure place: Southampton

      • General:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=tasmaniaimmigrantlists&h=53338&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Birth date: abt 1849 Birth place: Arrival date: 25 Jul 1854 Arrival place: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Departure date: 9 Apr 1854 Departure place: Southampton

  6. Ancestry.com: Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950
      • General:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=ausmarrindex&h=254503&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Marriage date: 1868 Marriage place: Launceston, Tasmania

  7. Ancestry.com: England, Select Bristol Parish Registers, 1538-1900
  8. Ancestry.com: England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
  9. Ancestry.com: Bristol, England, Church of England Baptisms, 1813-1918
      • Page: Bristol Archives; Bristol, England; Bristol Church of England Parish Registers; Reference: P/St P & J/R/2/16
      • Page: Bristol Archives; Bristol, England; Bristol Church of England Parish Registers; Reference: P/St P & J/R/2/16
      • Page: Bristol Archives; Bristol, England; Bristol Church of England Parish Registers; Reference: P/St P & J/R/2/16
  10. Launceston Examiner
      • Date: 1937-06-22
      • Page: 1937 'PERSONAL.', Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954), 22 June, p. 6 Edition: LATE NEWS EDITION and DAILY
      • General:

        http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article52145534

      • Source text:

        Mr. George Bessell, of 13 Mann-street, Invermay, died yesterday at the age of 89 years. He joined the railway service in the days of the old Launceston and Western Railway Company when a broad gauge line of 5ft. 3in. existed between Launceston and Deloraine. For a time he was on the station staff at Longford, and later was promoted to the position of station master at Hagley. Mr. Bessell was 'also station master at Lilydale before his retirement from the rail way service some years ago. He was a foundation member of the Dorset Masonic Lodge, Scottsdale. At least four of Mr. Bessell's sons have been in the railway service. They are Mr. C. H. Bessell, who recently retired from the position of transport superintendent at Launceston, Mr. A. II. Bessell, at present station mas :.,r at Hobart, Mr. E. J. Bessell, of he Launceston locomotive staff, and the late Mr. Frank Bessell, a former station master in many parts of the state. Mr. George Bessell's wife died some years ago.