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Item:162324
Surname:Morisset
First Name:Brevet Major James Thomas
Ship:-
Date:17 January 1820
Place:Newcastle
Source:The Evidence Before Commissioner J.T. Bigge
Details:EVIDENCE OF BREVET MAJOR MORISSET, COMMANDANT AT NEWCASTLE, 17 JANUARY, 1820 1. How long have you been in the command of this settlement? Since 1 January 1819. 2. From whom did you receive your appointment? From Governor Macquarie. 3. By what instrument was the appointment made? In the form of a Government and General order signed by Mr Campbell the Secretary and Major Antill as Major of Brigade. 4. You likewise have an appointment as a magistrate? I hold an appointment under the hand and seal of Governor Macquarie as magistrate for the settlement of Newcastle in Hunters River. 5. Upon your receiving this appointment did you receive any special instructions from the Governor in writing? I did. 6. What is the amount of your colonial pay as Commandant of this settlement and of rations or other indulgences you receive? I receive seven and six pence a day as Commandant and 2 as Magistrate an allowance of four men on the store provided they are not required for government service. I am not allowed any extra ration or any allowance for a horse. There is a farm belonging to government on the river at some 50 distance from the town over which is placed an overseer, who has a farm of his own in the neighbourhood; and to him I give up my four men in consideration of a certain quantity of wheat and maize for my use which last year amounted to 350 bushels - I have made this arrangement rather than conduct any farm on account of government or have anything to do with farming transactions.
Item:104947
Surname:Morisset
First Name:Captain
Ship:-
Date:1819 9 January
Place:-
Source:SG
Details:Captain James Wallis returned to Sydney on the Elizabeth Henrietta. To be succeded as Commandant at Newcastle by Captain Morisett of the 48th
Item:62048
Surname:Morisset
First Name:Captain James
Ship:-
Date:1818 26 December
Place:Newcastle
Source:SG
Details:48th Regiment. Appointed Commandant at Newcastle Settlement in the room of Captain James Wallis
Item:129949
Surname:Morisset
First Name:Captain James Thomas
Ship:-
Date:1819 12 August
Place:-
Source:A List of the Officers of the Army
Details:Captain James Thomas Morisset appointed Major 12 August 1819. 48th (or the Northamptonshire)Regt of Foot
Item:63867
Surname:Morisset
First Name:Colonel
Ship:-
Date:1829 30 January
Place:-
Source:The Australian
Details:Appointed Commandant at Norfolk Island
Item:65134
Surname:Morisset
First Name:Colonel
Ship:-
Date:1834 7 April
Place:Norfolk Island
Source:Australian
Details:Convalescent at Norfolk Island. Recent insurrenction among prisoners
Item:65201
Surname:Morisset
First Name:Colonel
Ship:-
Date:1834 15 April
Place:Norfolk Island
Source:SG
Details:Brother-in-law D.A.C.G. Vaux drowned after being swept off the rocks at Norfolk Island
Item:105313
Surname:Morisset
First Name:Colonel
Ship:-
Date:1828 4 April
Place:-
Source:SG
Details:Frederick A. Hely taking over the duties of Superintendent of Police for Col. Morisset while Col. Morisset visited Newcastle for a few days
Item:118453
Surname:Morisset
First Name:Colonel and Mrs
Ship:Harmony 1827
Date:1827 28 September
Place:Port Jackson
Source:SG
Details:Colonel Morisset, wife and family passengers on the 'Harmony' from London
Item:108184
Surname:Morisset
First Name:Colonel James
Ship:-
Date:1823 26 December
Place:Bathurst
Source:CSI
Details:Request by Morisset that blacksmith James Standige of Newcastle be transferred to Bathurst
Item:163204
Surname:Morisset
First Name:J.T
Ship:-
Date:December 1827
Place:-
Source:AO NSW Convict Indent Fiche No. 668
Details:Mary Ann Old per 'Louisa' assigned to J.T. Morisset
Item:88204
Surname:Morisset
First Name:James Thomas
Ship:-
Date:1841 23 January
Place:Bathurst
Source:FP
Details:Appointed Magistrate
Item:148555
Surname:Morisset
First Name:James Thomas
Ship:-
Date:-
Place:-
Source:The Bicentenary Pioneer Register, Second Edition, Volume 111
Details:Born c. 1780. Died at Bathurst August 1852. Spouse/partner 1) Joanna Deasey. Spouse 2) Emily Vaux
Item:74444
Surname:Morisset
First Name:Lieutenant-Colonel James Thomas
Ship:-
Date:1843 5 July
Place:Bathurst
Source:CO
Details:Wife gave birth to a daughter 24th June
Item:62642
Surname:Morisset
First Name:Major
Ship:-
Date:1825 17 February
Place:-
Source:SG
Details:48th Regiment. Previously Commandant at Newcastle and Bathurst. Sailed for England on the ship 'Mangles'
Item:63912
Surname:Morisset
First Name:Major
Ship:-
Date:1827 25 January
Place:-
Source:SG
Details:Formerly Commandant at Newcatle and Bathurst. Appointed commandant at Norfolk Island
Item:169834
Surname:Morisset
First Name:Major
Ship:-
Date:25 December 1908
Place:Newcastle
Source:Newcastle Morning Herald - Watt Street in the Early Days
Details:The Commandant's residence named the Government House was situated in the line of Watt Street, about 100 yards from the corner of the barrack wall in Church street. This building was destroyed by fire in 1820. Upon the destruction of his residence Major Morriset the commandant occupied the Government offices at the top of Watt Street, which were subsequently converted into a Presbyterian manse.
Item:17126
Surname:Morisset
First Name:Major James
Ship:-
Date:1818
Place:Newcastle
Source:CSI
Details:48th Regiment. Commandant Newcastle
Item:77985
Surname:Morisset
First Name:Major James
Ship:-
Date:1822 8 March
Place:-
Source:SG
Details:From Newcastle to Sydney cove in an open boat. 11hrs on the water
Item:78035
Surname:Morisset
First Name:Major James
Ship:-
Date:1823 1 May
Place:-
Source:SG
Details:Travelled overland from Newcastle to Windsor. 'Fatiguing journey of 9 days

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