Reilly Family History

James Henry Norcott & Adela Ann Harrison


full name: James Henry Norcott
abt 1812
Amos Godsill Norcott
married: 19 March 1850 in St. James' Cathedral Melbourne, Victoria
wife: Adela Ann Harrison (daughter of John Harrison and Jane Howe).

died: 1870


James Henry Norcott is the son of Amos Godsill Norcott. He married Adela (Adelaide) Ann Harrison in March 1850 in Melbourne, Victoria.

The MARRIED notice in the Argus Newspaper, from Wednesday 20 March 1850 said:

"Married at St. James' Cathedral, on the 19th inst. by the Rev. Augustus Strong, James Henry Norcott, Esq. youngest son of the late Major General Sir Amos Norcott, C.B.K.C.H. &c. to Adela Ann, eldest daughter of John Harrison, Esq of Swan Water."

Adela was the daughter of John Harrison and Jane Howe, and brother of the "father of football" Henry Colden Antill Harrison.

In the 1903 Victorian Electoral Roll, Adelaide is living at 17 George St in East Melbourne, and listed her occupation as home duties. In 1914, she is living with her son at 6 Jolimont Terrace, Jolimont and listed as a clerk (??need to check this)

James Henry Norcott death notice in the Argus

NORCOTT. - At Port Mackay, Queensland, of sunstroke, James Henry, youngest son of the late General Sir Amos Norcott, C.B., K.G.H., &c., aged 58 years.