John Richard "Dick" NESBITT 1848-1922 & Mary Janet "Jessie" WALKER c1857-1893

New Norfolk, Tasmania; Merino, Digby & Coleraine, Victoria.

John Richard "Dick" NESBITT b. 1848, New Norfolk, Tasmania, son of George NESBITT and Mary Ann BOND was married to Mary Janet "Jessie" WALKER, b. ca 1857, dau of George WALKER and Janet "Jessie" HALLIDAY.

George NESBITT c1801-1860 & Mary Ann BOND abt 1815-1859+

New Norfolk, Tasmania

John NESBITT was one of the children in the family of George NESBITT who appears to have been a convict on Sarah Island, Tasmania and lived at New Norfolk, Tasmania up to his death there in 1860. The family of George NESBITT (c1801-1860) and Mary Ann BOND (___-___) appears to have been:

  1. Janet NESBITT b. 1835, New Norfolk, Tasmania, m. James Hammond WELLS
  2. Emma NESBITT b. 1837, New Norfolk, Tasmania, m. Henry JONES
  3. Benjamin NESBITT b. 1839, New Norfolk, Tasmania, m. Mary Jane LAMLEY / LUMLEY
  4. John Richard 'Dick' NESBITT b. 1848, New Norfolk, Tasmania, m. Mary Janet 'Jessie' WALKER, and they appear to have had the following family:
    1. John George NESBITT b. 1878, Merino, Vic
    2. William Henry NESBITT b. 1881, Merino, Vic, m. Ruth Agnes HICKMER
    3. Benjamin "Charles" NESBITT b. 1883, Merino, Vic, d. 1916, France
      • WW1, AIF, 6th Battalion, enlisted 26-07-15
      • KIA, 26-07-16, Pozieres, France
      • Digby Avenue of Honour Tree No 28 Planted by Mr W PEVITT
    4. James NESBITT b. c1885, m. Elizabeth COCHRANE
    The four NESBITT boys in this group were all pupils at Digby School which indicates they were probably in the same family group which has been very difficult to locate.

  5. Eliza NESBITT b. c1850, Tasmania,
  6. Henry NESBITT b. 1851, New Norfolk, Tasmania, m. Mary WHITEOAK
  7. Mary Jane NESBITT b. 1854, New Norfolk, Tasmania, m. John Denis HOLT
  8. William Robert NESBITT b. 1856, New Norfolk, Tasmania, m. Rose Anna MULLINS
  9. Kate Elizabeth NESBITT b. 1859, New Norfolk, Tasmania, m. Walter Augustus ATTENBOROUGH




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