Susan Wright1

F, #4686, b. 23 January 1815, d. 20 August 1892
FatherRichard Tyrrell2 b. 14 Oct 1793, d. Oct 1884
MotherMary Wright3 d. Jan 1831
Relationship3rd great-grandmother of Keith Graham Bassett
Last Edited22 Oct 2016
Name Variation Susannah Wright4 
Baptism*23 January 1815 South Acre, Norfolk;
When Baptized: 23 Janry 1815
Child's Christian Name: Susan Daughter of
Parent's Names: Richard and Mary Turrel
Abode: Southacre
Quality, Trade, or Profession: Labourer
By whom the Ceremony was performed: Martin Hogg Rector3 
Death of MotherJanuary 1831 Rougham, Norfolk;Principal=Mary Wright5 
Marriage*21 May 1839 Great Dunham, Norfolk;
William Newell, full age, bachelor, Labourer, Great Dunham (father John Newell, Labourer)
Susan Wright, full age, spinster,, Great Dunham (father Richard Tyrrell, labourer)
by banns
Witnesses Thomas Newell & Elizabeth Newell;Groom=William Newell2 
Married Name21 May 1839 Newell6 
Emigration6 August 1839 "Duchess of Northumberland", London;William Newell and his wife Susannah nee Wright;Passenger=William Newell4 
Immigration*19 November 1839 "Duchess of Northumberland", Adelaide, SA, Australia;William Newell and his wife Susannah nee Wright;Passenger=William Newell4 
Birth of Daughter22 May 1844 Penryn, Adelaide, SA, Australia;
When Born: May 22nd 1844
Name: Elizabeth
Sex: Female
Name and Surname of Father: William Newell
Name and Maiden Name of Mother: Susan Wright
Rank or Profession of Father: Farmer
Residence of Parents: Penryn;Principal=Elizabeth Charlotte Newell7 
Birth of Son11 July 1846 Rowlands Flat, SA, Australia;
When Born: July 11th 1846
Name: Thomas
Sex: Male
Name and Surname of Father: William Newell
Name and Maiden Name of Mother: Susan Tirrell
Rank or Profession of Father: Shepherd
Residence of Parents: Rowlands Flat near Lyndoch Valley;Principal=Thomas Newell8 
Birth of Daughter16 February 1851 SA, Australia;
When Born: February 16th 1851
Name: Mary Ann
Sex: Female
Name and Surname of Father: William Newell
Name and Maiden Name of Mother: Susan
Rank or Profession of Father: Farmer;Principal=Mary Ann Newell9 
Death of Spouse17 September 1854 Rowland's Flat, SA, Australia;
When Died: September 17 1854
Name and Surname: William Newell
Sex: Male
Age: Thirty Nine Years
Rank or Profession: Farmer
Cause of Death: Inflammation of the Lungs;Principal=William Newell10,11 
Married Name2 April 1856 Pilz12 
Marriage*2 April 1856 St George Church, Gawler, SA, Australia;Charles Auguste Hermann Pilz, 28, bachelor
Susannah Wright, 32, widow;Groom=Charles Auguste Hermann Pilz12 
Death of FatherOctober 1884 Rougham, Norfolk;Principal=Richard Tyrrell13 
Death*20 August 1892 Minyip, VIC, Australia;
When and where Died: 20th August 1892 at parish of Dunmunkle
Name and Surname, Rank or Profession: Susannah Piltz
Sex and Age: Female, 74 years
Cause of Death: Bronchitis
Duration of last Illness: weeksy whom verified:
When he last saw Deceased: August 1892
Name and Surname of father with Rank or profession: James Wright, Farm Labourer
Name and Maiden Name of Mother: not known
Signature, description and Residences of Informant: Thomas Newell, Son, parish of Dunmunkle
When and where buried: 22nd August 1892, Minyip Public Cemetery
Undertaker by whom certified: James Hugh Brady
Where born: Norfolk, England
How long in the Australian Colonies, stating which: 52 years, South Australia 38 years, Victoria 14 years
Where Married, at what Age, and to whom: Norfolk England, 20 years, Thomas Newell
later Gawler South Australia, 28 years, Hermann Piltz
Issue, in order of Birth, their Names and Ages: By former marriage, John Newell 50, Elizabeth Newell 48, Thomas Newell 46, Mary Ann Newell 40, Robert James Newell 38
by present marriage, Amelia Matilda Piltz 35 years14 
Burial*22 August 1892 Minyip Public Cemetery, Minyip, VIC, Australia;
Hermann & Susanna Pilz headstone

Family 1

William Newell b. 19 Jan 1815, d. 17 Sep 1854

Family 2

Charles Auguste Hermann Pilz d. 7 Jun 1909


  1. [S1240] South Australian Birth Registrations 1842-1906.
  2. [S49] Marriage Certificate, William Newell & Susan Wright.
  3. [S1670] Ancestry Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts 1685-1941, online, baptism Susan Turrel 1815.
  4. [S1242] South Ausralian passenger lists 1836-1851.
  5. [S1678] Findmypast Norfolk Burials, online, Mary Thurrol 1831.
  6. [S49] Marriage Certificate.
  7. [S1558] South Australian Birth Registrations transcripts (Keith Bassett), Elizabeth Newell 1844.
  8. [S1558] South Australian Birth Registrations transcripts (Keith Bassett), Thomas Newell 1846.
  9. [S1558] South Australian Birth Registrations transcripts (Keith Bassett), Mary Ann Newell 1851.
  10. [S1556] South Australian Death Registrations transcript (Keith Bassett), William Newell 1854.
  11. [S1400] SA Register Personal Notices 1836-1870.
  12. [S1239] South Australian Marriage Registrations 1842-1916, BaW 26/100.
  13. [S1678] Findmypast Norfolk Burials, online, Richard Tyrrell 1884.
  14. [S14] Death Certificate.