Mary Fish1

F, #554, b. 19 December 1803, d. 10 May 1855
FatherRobert Fish2 b. 1 Jun 1773
MotherSarah Turner2 b. 20 May 1770, d. 13 Dec 1843
Relationship3rd great-grandmother of Keith Graham Bassett
ChartsAncestors of Keith Graham Bassett
Last Edited17 Mar 2020
Birth*19 December 1803 Sharrington, Norfolk2 
Baptism25 December 1803 Sharrington, Norfolk;
Mary daughter of Robert and Sarah Fish (late Turner spinster) was born December 19th privately baptized 25 of December 18032 
Marriage*23 September 1827 St Paul's, Norwich, Norfolk;Groom=James Harmer3 
Married Name23 September 1827 Harmer3 
Census 1841*6 June 1841 Brinton, Norfolk;James Harmer, 35, Grocer - Journeyman, In County
Mary Harmer, 37,, In County
Elizabeth Harmer, 11,, In County
Mary Ann Harmer, 8,, In County
James Harmer, 6,, In County
Georger Harmer, 5,, In County
Charlotte Harmer, 3,, In County
Sarah Harmer, 2,, In County;Head=James Harmer, Daughter=Elizabeth Harmer, Daughter=Mary Ann Harmer, Son=James Harmer, Son=Robert George Harmer, Daughter=Charlotte Harmer, Daughter=Sarah Amy Emma Harmer4 
Death of Mother13 December 1843 Sharrington, Norfolk;
Name: Sarah Fish
When and where died: Thirteenth December 1843 at Sharrington
Sex: female
Age: 73 years
Occupation: Wife of Robert Fish Labourer
Cause of death: Jaundice
Informant: Elizabeth Clark her mark present at the death Sharrington;Deceased=Sarah Turner5 
Immigration*1 August 1848 "Forfarshire", Adelaide, SA, Australia;James Harmer and wife and 6 children (2 James and Elizabeth listed separately);Father=James Harmer, Son=James Harmer, Daughter=Elizabeth Harmer, Son=Robert George Harmer, Daughter=Charlotte Harmer, Daughter=Sarah Amy Emma Harmer, Son=Charles Dennis Harmer6 
Death*10 May 1855 Adelaide, SA, Australia;
When Died: May 10 1855
Name and Surname: Mary Harmer
Sex: Female
Age: Fifty One Years
Rank or Profession: Wife of James Harmer, Tallow Chandler
Cause of Death: Dropsy7 
Burial*May 1855 St James Anglican Cemetery, Blakiston, SA, Australia;
Mary Harrmer headstone


James Harmer b. 30 Jun 1805, d. 6 Mar 1891


  1. [S9] Birth Certificate.
  2. [S1610] Norfolk Archdeacon's Transcripts 1600-1812, online, baptism Mary Fish 1803.
  3. [S1383] Norfolk Family History Society.
  4. [S1404] 1841 Census for England.
  5. [S14] Death Certificate, Sarah Fish 1843.
  6. [S1242] South Ausralian passenger lists 1836-1851.
  7. [S1556] South Australian Death Registrations transcript (Keith Bassett), Mary Harmer 1855.
  8. [S18] Harmer Family Reunion 1990.
  9. [S1407] Brinton Parish Registers.