Jane Thomas1

F, #9, b. 6 December 1826, d. 12 March 1867
FatherBenjamin Thomas1 b. 5 Jul 1801, d. Aug 1852
MotherMargaret Edmonds1 b. 24 Jan 1802, d. Feb 1863
Relationship2nd great-grandmother of Keith Graham Bassett
ChartsAncestors of Keith Graham Bassett
Last Edited23 Apr 2022
Birth*6 December 1826 Ludgvan, Cornwall2 
Baptism22 April 1827 Ludgvan, Cornwall;
Jane daughter of Benjamin & Margaret Thomas, Ludgvan, miner born 6 Dec 18262 
Census 18416 June 1841 Market Place, Penzance, Cornwall;
Alfred Martin, 30, Attorney's Cl, Born in County
Jane Thomas, 15, F.S, Born in County3 
Marriage*15 April 1848 Parish Church, Madron, Cornwall;
Groom: John Bassett
Age: 24
Condition: Bachelor
Rank or Profession: Shoemaker
Residence at the Time of Marriage: Penzance
Father: John Bassett
Rank or Profession: Shoemaker

Bride: Jane Thomas (her mark)
Age: 22
Condition: Spinster
Rank or Profession:
Residence at the Time of Marriage: Penzance
Father: Benjamin Thomas
Rank or Profession: Miner

Date of Marriage: April 15th 1848
Place of Marriage: Madron Parish Church
Religion: Church of England by banns
Witnesses: John Bassett, T Read
Minister: Wm Wood, Curate
;Groom=John Bassett4 
Married Name15 April 1848 Bassett4 
Emigration*9 September 1848 "William Money", Plymouth, Devon;The William Money departed Plymouth 9 September 1848. The 835 ton ship, captained by J. M. Buckley, was built in 1820 and after voyage of 105 days arrived in Port Adelaide, SA, on 3 January 1849.;Emigrant=John Bassett 
Immigration*3 January 1849 "William Money", Port Adelaide, SA, Australia;
WE HEREBY CERTIFY that the "William Money" took her final Departure from the Port of Plymouth about 5 o'clock PM., on the 19th day of Septr, 1848, and is now on her way to Adelaide, So. Australia having on board the following Emigrants, who have embarked under Authority from the Colonial Land and Emigration Commissioners, or their Officer, viz.-
Bassett, John, 23
Bassett, Jane, 21;Immigrant=John Bassett5 
Death of FatherAugust 1852 Nogoby, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall;Principal=Benjamin Thomas6 
Death of MotherFebruary 1863 Church Town, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall;Principal=Margaret Edmonds7 
Illness*16 December 1865 Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, SA, Australia;
Ad. No.: 983
Surname: Bassett
Given names: Jane
Date and year of Admission: 16/12/1865
Age: 39
Marital Status: M
Religion: Protestant
Residence: Mount Pleasant
Occupation: Housewife
Birthplace: Cornwall, England
Time in Colony: 17y
Ship by which arrived: William Money
Date of Death if applicable:
Volume: 38 
Death*12 March 1867 Mount Pleasant, SA, Australia;
When Died: 12th March 1867
Name and Surname: Jane Bassett
Sex: F
Age: 41
Rank or Profession: wife of John Bassett, Shoemaker, Mt Pleasant
Usual Residence: Mt Pleasant
Cause of Death: Syncopsy consequent on long duration of Dropsy, Geo H Robinson M.D.
Place where Death occurred: Mount Pleasant9 
Burial*13 March 1867 Tungkillo Cemetery, SA, Australia10 


John Bassett b. 1 Aug 1824, d. 14 Nov 1897


  1. [S25] IGI batch C020962 - Ludgvan, Cornwall.
  2. [S1381] Cornwall Online Parish Clerk, baptism Jane Thomas 1827.
  3. [S1675] Ancestry 1841 Census, online https://ancestry.com
  4. [S202] Copy marriage certificate of John Bassett and Jane Thomas, married 15 Apr 1848 in the Registration District of Penzance.
  5. [S1762] State Records of Sout Australia Passenger Lists, online https://www.archives.sa.gov.au, "William Money" 1849.
  6. [S1381] Cornwall Online Parish Clerk, burial Benjamin Thomas 1852.
  7. [S1381] Cornwall Online Parish Clerk, burial Margaret Ann Thomas 1863.
  8. [S1691] State Records of South Australia - Royal Adelaide Hospital Admissions 1840-1904, online http://www.archives.sa.gov.au/, Jane Bassett 1865.
  9. [S14] Death Certificate, 116/1867.
  10. [S414] Garry Batt.
  11. [S9] Birth Certificate.
  12. [S1240] South Australian Birth Registrations 1842-1906.