Allen Seymour Bassett

M, #120, b. 28 January 1902, d. 20 August 1968
FatherAlfred Bassett b. 2 Jan 1864, d. 26 Sep 1944
MotherEmma Theresa Whiley b. 24 Apr 1867, d. 23 Sep 1938
RelationshipGreat-uncle of Keith Graham Bassett
Last Edited7 Mar 2019
Name Variation Alan Bassett 
Birth*28 January 1902 Condobolin, NSW, Australia1 
Marriage*19 March 1927 Randwick, NSW, Australia;
;Bride=Eileen Waller2
Allen Seymour Bassett & Eileen Waller wedding 1927
Electoral Roll1930 "Evergreen", Newlands near Condobolin, NSW, Australia;
Bassett, Allen Seymour, Evergreen, Newlands, grazier3 
Electoral Roll*1936 "Rosedale", Fairholme near Condobolin, NSW, Australia;
Bassett, Allen Seymour, Rosedale, Fairholme, grazier
Bassett, Eileen, Rosedale, Fairholme, home duties;Principal=Eileen Waller3 
Death of Mother23 September 1938 41 Boundary Street, Clovelly, NSW, Australia;
Name: Emma Theresa Bassett
Date of Death: 23 Sep 1938
Place of Death: 41 Boundary Street Clovelly, Municipality of Randwick NSW
Occupation:
Sex: Female
Age: 71
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: Condobolin NSW
Time in Aust Colonies:

Father: James Whiley
Occupation: Farmer and Grazier
Mother: Margaret (surname unknown)

Place of Marriage: Condobolin NSW
Age at Marriage: 21
Name of Spouse: Alfred Bassett
Children of Marriage: Percy A 46, Ida E 43, Fonzey C 41, Norman L 39, Alan S 37, Ivy M 32, Neta M 28 living, 2 males, 1 female deceased
Informant P A Bassett, son, 45 Main Street, Earlwood

Cause of Death: Coronary occlusion, chronic myocarditis
Length of Illness:
Medical Attendant: David Adcock
Date Last Seen: 22 Sep 1938

Date of Burial: 24 Sep 1938
Place of Burial: Presbyterian Cemetery Randwick
Minister & Religion: Wm J Grant, Presbyterian
Undertaker: Russell V H Kinsela, employed by Charles Kinsela Pty Ltd
Witnesses: S Ashby, T Strachan;Principal=Emma Theresa Whiley4 
(Beneficiary) Will20 November 1942 Sydney, NSW, Australia;THIS IS THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of me ALFRED BASSETT of 10 Newcastle Street, Rose Bay near Sydney in the State of New South Wales Retired Grazier I REVOKE all previous testamentary dispositions made by me and declare this to be my last Will and Testament I APPOINT my sons PERCY ALFRED BASSETT and FONZEY CARROLL BASSETT to be my Executors and Trustees of this my will I GIVE DEVISE AND BEQUEATH the whole of my estate both real and personal to my trustees UPON TRUST to convert the same into money by sale or otherwise and to divide the proceeds among all my children who shall be living at the time of my death in equal shares and in the event of any of my said children predeaceasing me leaving issue THAN I direct that the share to which such child predeceasing me would have been entitled under this my will if he or she had not predeceased me shall be divided between the children of such child in equal shares or if only one to his or her absolutely I EMPOWER my Trustees to postpone the sale and conversion of any part of my estate for so long as they in their absolute discretion think fit without being responsible for loss AND I DIRECT that the income of unconverted property shall from the time of my death go and be applied in the same manner as the income of the proceeds thereof would have been applicable if the same had been converted AND I DECLARE that my trustees may at any time and from the time of my death go and be applied in the same manner as the income of the proceeds thereof would have been applicable if the same had been converted AND I DECLARE that my Trustees may at any time and from time to time (with the consent of the person entitled to any share of my estate under this my will) appropriate a specific part of my estate whether real or personal in satisfaction or part satisfaction of that share without giving any notice of the intended appropriation to any other person AND I AUTHORISE my Trustees to instrument and instruments and to all such acts and things as may be necessary to carry into effect any such appropriation as foresaid AND I DECLARE that my Trustees may join in any partition of my estate devised in trust for sale and in any such partition may consent to any arrangements for the payment or receipt or securing of any money for equality of partition.
IN WITNESS whereof I have hereunto set my hand to this my Last Will and Testament at Sydney this Twentyth day of November in the year one thousand nine hundred and forty two.
Alfred Bassett
Eric Doolan, Hairdresser, 698 New South Head Road, Rose Bay
Henry O'Leary, 88
lucas Road, Burwood;Principal=Alfred Bassett5 
Electoral Roll1943 "Rosedale", Fairholme near Condobolin, NSW, Australia;
Bassett, Allen Seymour, Rosedale, Condobolin, grazier
Bassett, Eileen, Rosedale, Fairholme, home duties;Principal=Eileen Waller3 
Death of Father26 September 1944 St Vincent's Private Hospital, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia;
Name: Alfred Bassett
Date of Death: 26 Sep 1944
Place of Death: St Vincent's Private Hospital, Darlinghurst, late of 41 Boundary Street, Clovelly
Occupation: Farmer and grazier
Sex: Male
Age: 80 years
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: Mount Pleasant, South Australia
Time in Aust Colonies:

Father: William Bassett
Occupation: Boot maker
Mother: Margaret unknown

Place of Marriage: Condobolin, N.S.W.
Age at Marriage: About 24 years
Name of Spouse: Emma Teresa Whiley
Children of Marriage: Percy A 52, Ida E 49, Fonzey C 47, Norman L 44, Allen S 42, Ivy M 37, Neta M 33 living; 2 males, 1 female deceased

Informant: P A Bassett, son, 12 Hamilton Avenue, Earlwood

Cause of Death: 1. Peritonitis 2. Carcinoma of sigmoid colon
Length of Illness: 1. 4 days 2. 6 months
Medical Attendant: W Maxwell, registered
Date Last Seen: 26 Sep 1944

Date of Burial: 27 Sep 1944
Place of Burial: General Cemetery, Randwick
Minister & Religion: W J Grant, Presbyterian
Undertaker: L H Bohlson, employed by Charles Kinsela Pty Ltd
Witnesses: S Lynch, C Whelan;Principal=Alfred Bassett6 
Death*20 August 1968 District Hospital, Forbes, NSW, Australia;
Name: Allan Seymour Bassett
Date of Death: 20 Aug 1968
Place of Death: District Hospital, Forbes, usual residence 5 Church Street Forbes NSW
Occupation: Farmer and Grazier
Sex: Male
Age: 66
Conjugal Status: Married
Place of Birth: Condobolin NSW
Time in Aust Colonies:

Father: Alfred Bassett
Occupation: Farmer and Grazier
Mother: Emma Teresa Whiley

Place of Marriage: Clovelly NSW
Age at Marriage: 24
Name of Spouse: Eileen Waller
Children of Marriage: Eileen M 40, Joan I 35, living; none deceased
Informant: L J Rath, son-in-law, 107 Flint Street Forbes NSW

Cause of Death: 1. Congestive Cardiac failure, Pulmonary Hypertension 2. Emphysema, Pulmonary Fibrosis
Length of Illness: 1. 2 years 2. Years
Medical Attendant: J A Dent
Date last seen:

Date of Burial: 22 Aug 1968
Place of Burial: Church of England Cemetery Forbes
Minister & Religion: L C Crowe, Church of England
Undertaker: Morris Bros
Witnesses: F Farah, G Brewster4 

Family

Eileen Waller b. 7 Jun 1906, d. 18 Aug 1992
Children
  • Joan Iris Bassett
  • Eileen May Bassett

Citations

  1. [S51] Neville Bassett.
  2. [S1481] NSW Marriage Indexes, 7643/1927 Allen S Bassett & Eileen Waller.
  3. [S1418] Australian Electoral Rolls 1903-1980.
  4. [S1294] NSW Death Registration Transcription.
  5. [S201] Will.
  6. [S14] Death Certificate, Alfred Bassett 1944.