Fonzey Carrol Bassett1

M, #4, b. 5 October 1897, d. 19 November 1983
Fonzey Carrol Bassett 1897-1983
FatherAlfred Bassett1 b. 2 Jan 1864, d. 26 Sep 1944
MotherEmma Theresa Whiley1 b. 24 Apr 1867, d. 23 Sep 1938
RelationshipGrandfather of Keith Graham Bassett
Last Edited23 Jan 2015
Name Variation Foy Bassett2 
Birth*5 October 1897 Condobolin, NSW, Australia;
Name: Fonzey Carol Bassett
Sex of Child: Female
Date of Birth: 5 Oct 1897
Place of Birth: Condobolin NSW

Father: Alfred Bassett
Occupation: Selector
Birthplace: Mt Pleasant, SA
Age: 33 years

Date of Marriage: 25 Jun 1888
Place of Marriage:

Mother: Emma Theresa Whiley Birthplace: Boree, Orange, NSW
Age: 30 years

Previous Issue: Hotha Eveleigh 7, Percy Alfred 5, Ida Emily 3 living; 1 male deceased

Informant: Alfred Bassett, Derriwong, Condobolin, NSW3 
Photo*1916 Trundle, NSW, Australia;
4
Fonzey (Foy) Bassett on the verandah of the Trundle Hotel
Birth of Daughter17 October 1918 Condobolin, NSW, Australia;Principal=Isabel Bassett5 
Marriage*16 August 1920 St Georges Church, Parkes, NSW, Australia;
Groom: Fonzoy Carrol Bassett
Status: Bachelor
Place of Birth: Condobolin
Occupation: Carpenter
Age: 22
Usual Residence: Condobolin
Father: Alfred Bassett
Occupation: Farmer
Mother: Emma Theresa Whiley

Bride: Margaret Gladys Harmer
Status: Spinster
Place of Birth: Trundle
Occupation: Home Duties
Age: 22
Usual Residence: Trundle
Father: Harry Thomas Harmer
Occupation: Drover
Mother: Margaret Sarah Pike

Date of Marriage: 25th August 1920
Place of Marriage: St Georges Church, Parkes NSW
Religion: Church of England
Witnesses: E J O'Bryan, J M Harmer
Minister:
;Bride=Margaret Gladys Harmer6
Fonzey Carrol Bassett & Margaret Gladys Harmer
Birth of Son23 May 1921 Condobolin, NSW, Australia;Principal=Albert Charles Bassett7 
Residence*1923 Gobondry Street, Trundle, NSW, Australia;
;Principal=Margaret Gladys Harmer4
House where Clement Bruce Bassett was born
Birth of Son19 June 1923 Gobondry Street, Trundle, NSW, Australia;
Name: Clement Bruce Bassett
Sex of Child: Male
Date of Birth: 19 Jun 1923
Place of Birth: Gobondry Street, Trundle, Goobang Shire

Father: Fonzey Carrol Bassett
Occupation: Coach builder
Birthplace: Condobolin NSW
Age: 25

Date of Marriage: 16 Aug 1920
Place of Marriage: Parkes NSW

Mother: Margaret Gladys Harmer
Birthplace: Trundle NSW
Age: 25

Previous Issue: Isabel, Albert

Informant: F C Bassett, father, Trundle NSW
Present at Birth: Nurse Cameron
Registered: 27 Jun 1923, Condobolin

;Principal=Clement Bruce Bassett8
Gobondry Street, Trundle
Birth of Daughter7 February 1927 Fairholme, nr Condobolin, NSW;Principal=Jean Emily Bassett9 
Electoral Roll1930 "Evergreen", Fairholme near Condobolin, NSW, Australia;
Bassett, Fonzey Carroll, Evergreen, Fairholme, grazier
Bassett, Margaret Gladys, Evergreen, Fairholme, home duties;Principal=Margaret Gladys Harmer10 
Birth of Daughter2 March 1931 Condobolin, NSW, Australia;Principal=Edna Ivy Bassett 
Electoral Roll*1936 Orange Street, Condobolin, NSW, Australia;
Bassett, Fonzey Carroll, Orange Street, Condobolin
Bassett, Margaret Gladys, Orange Street, home duties;Principal=Margaret Gladys Harmer10 
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 Whiley11 
(Exec-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 Bassett12 
Electoral Roll1943 Bathurst Street, Condobolin, NSW, Australia;
Bassett, Fonzey Carroll, Bathurst Street
Bassett, Margaret Gladys, Bathurst Street, home duties;Principal=Margaret Gladys Harmer10
Bathurst Street, Condobolin
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 Bassett13 
Electoral Roll1949 67 Wallis Avenue, Strathfield, NSW, Australia;
Bassett, Fonzey Carrol, 67 Wallis avenue, builder
Bassett, Margaret Gladys, 67 Wallis avenue, home duties;Principal=Margaret Gladys Harmer10 
Death of Son10 April 1950 Buckingham Street, North Manly, NSW, Australia;Principal=Albert Charles Bassett14 
Electoral Roll1954 18 Algernon Street, Oatley, NSW, Australia;
Bassett, Fonzey Carrol, 18 Algernon street, builder
Bassett, Margaret Gladys, 18 Algernon street, home duties
Bassett, Edna Ivy, 18 Algernon street, teacher;Principal=Margaret Gladys Harmer10 
Electoral Roll1958 18 Algernon Street, Oatley, NSW, Australia;
Bassett, Fonzey Carrol, 18 Algernon street, builder
Bassett, Margaret Gladys, 18 Algernon street, home duties;Principal=Margaret Gladys Harmer10 
Occupation*1960 18 Algernon St, Oatley, NSW, Australia;
builder of "Evergreen" prefabricated aluminium glasshouses15
"Evergreen" glasshouse built by Foy Bassett
Electoral Roll1963 18 Algernon Street, Oatley, NSW, Australia;
Bassett, Fonzey Carrol, 18 Algernon street, builder
Bassett, Margaret Gladys, 18 Algernon street, home duties;Principal=Margaret Gladys Harmer10 
Electoral Roll1968 18 Algernon Street, Oatley, NSW, Australia;
Bassett, Fonzey Carrol, 18 Algernon street, builder
Bassett, Margaret Gladys, 18 Algernon street, home duties;Principal=Margaret Gladys Harmer10 
Death of Spouse30 May 1971 Wadelyn Convalescent Hospital, Hurstville, NSW, Australia;
Name: Margaret Gladys Bassett
Date of Death: 30 May 1971
Place of Death: Wadelyn Convalescent Hospital); usual residence 18 Algernon Street Oatley
Occupation:
Sex: Female
Age: 73
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: Trundle NSW
Time in Aust Colonies:

Father: Harold Thomas Harmer
Occupation: Drover
Mother: Sarah Margaret Pike

Place of Marriage: Parkes NSW Age at Marriage: 21
Name of Spouse: Fonzey Cavoll Bassett
Children of Marriage: Children Isabel 51, Abert (deceased), Bruce 47, Jean 44 and Edna 40
Informant: F C Bassett, Widower, 18 Algernon St, Oatley

Cause of Death: Coronary Occlusion, Coronary Sclerosis and Stephen Johnson Syndrome
Length of Illness:
Medical Attendant:
Date Last Seen:

Cremation Date: 1 Jun 1971
Cremation Place: Woronora Crematorium
Cremation Informant:
Cremation Religion:
Cremation Witness:;Principal=Margaret Gladys Harmer16 
Death of Daughter13 December 1974 70 Boundary Road, Roseville, NSW, Australia;
Name: Isabell Batt, also known as Bassett (altered from “Isabel Bassett”)
Date of Death: 13 Dec 1974
Place: Roseville (70 Boundary Road); Usual Residence 70 Boundary Road Roseville
Occupation:
Sex: Female
Age: 56
Conjugal Status: Divorced
Place of Birth: Condobolin
Time in Aust Colonies:

Father: Fonzy Bassett
Occupation: Not stated
Mother: Margaret Harmer

Place of Marriage: Condobolin NSW
Age at Marriage: 18
Name of Spouse: Arthur Raymond Batt
Children of Marriage: Gordon 35, Samuel 34, David 34, Garry 33

Informant: S J Batt, Son, 70 Boundary Road Roseville

Cause of Death: Myocardial Ischaemia, Coronary Thrombosis
Length of Illness: Inquest dispensed with – K Schirmer, Coroner’s delegate
Medical Attendant:
Date Last Seen:

Cremation Date: 18 Dec 1974
Cremation Place: Northern Suburbs Crematorium
Cremation Informant:
Cremation Religion:
Cremation Witnesses:

Notes: Amendment to Deceased’s name was made in accordance with the statutory declaration of Samuel John Batt, Son, of 70 Boundary Street Roseville NSW, Dated 15 Jul 1975 – J H Watson, Registrar General, 7 Aug 1975, 75M7327;Principal=Isabel Bassett11 
Electoral Roll*1977 18 Algernon Street, Oatley, NSW, Australia;
Bassett, Fonzey Carrol, 18 Algernon St, Oatly 2223, builder10 
Electoral Roll1980 15 Queen Street, Berry, NSW, Australia;
Bassett, Fonzey Carol, 15 Queen St, Berry10 
Photo*circa 1980 15 Queen Street, Berry, NSW, Australia;
;Principal=Jean Emily Bassett17
Jean Parks, David Bassett & Foy Bassett
Death*19 November 1983 Nowra Community Hospital, Nowra, NSW, Australia;
Name: Fonzey Carrol Bassett
Date of Death: 19 Nov 1983
Place of Death: Nowra (Nowra community Hospital); usual residence 15 Queen Street Berry
Occupation:
Sex: Male
Age: 86
Conjugal Status: Widower
Place of Birth: Condobolin NSW
Time in Aust Colonies:

Father: Alfred Bassett
Occupation: Not stated
Mother: Emma Whiley

Place of Marriage: Parkes NSW Age at Marriage: 19
Name of Spouse: Margaret Gladys Harmer
Children of Marriage: Isabel (age not stated), Albert (deceased), Clement 60, Jean 56, Edna 52
Informant: J Parks, daughter, 15 Queen Street Berry

Cause of Death: Broncho Pneumonia, Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease; Acute retention of urine, Prostatectomy
Length of Illness:
Medical Attendant: E H Hanan
Date Last Seen:

Cremation Date: 22 Nov 1983
Cremation Place: Lakeside Crematorium, Dapto
Cremation Informant:
Cremation Religion:
Cremation Witness:11 

Family

Margaret Gladys Harmer b. 19 Nov 1897, d. 30 May 1971
Children

Citations

  1. [S9] Birth Certificate.
  2. [S15] Family knowledge.
  3. [S9] Birth Certificate, Fonzey Carroll Bassett 1897.
  4. [S1625] Kitty Bassett photos.
  5. [S171] Rhonda Bassett.
  6. [S1008] NSW Marriage 14700/1920 - Bassett & Harmer.
  7. [S414] Gary Batt.
  8. [S9] Birth Certificate, Clement Bruce Bassett 1923.
  9. [S1644] Microfilm of the unknown record type of unknown parish, unknown period (Film unknown film number).
  10. [S1418] Australian Electoral Rolls 1903-1980.
  11. [S1294] NSW Death Registration Transcription.
  12. [S201] Will.
  13. [S14] Death Certificate.
  14. [S1565] Trove digitised newspapers, online http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/, The Sydney Morning Herald, Tuesday, April 11, 1950.
  15. [S637] Personal Knowledge.
  16. [S1317] Death Certificate transcript.
  17. [S1623] Rhonda Bassett photos.