George NORTHCOTT 1826-1894 and Jane WILLIAMS 1826-1891
Lamerton, Devonshire, England & Merino, S-W Victoria, Australia
George NORTHCOTT b. 1826 Lamerton, Devonshire, England, son of James NORTHCOTT and Prothesia HUGGINS was married in 1852, Devonshire, England to Jane WILLIAMS, b. 1826, Devonshire, England, daughter of George WILLIAMS and Agnes KINSMAN.
George NORTHCOTT (27y), wife Jane (27y) and infant son Henry emigrated from England as assisted migrants and arrived at Portland, S-W, Victoria, Australia in October 1854 on the ship "Panama".
George remained in Portland as a builder for two years before moving north to the village of Merino, puchased a block of land on which he built the "Commercial Hotel" which an agency and coaching stables for Cobb and Co.
George's wife Jane NORTHCOTT died at the "Commercial Hotel" Merino in August 1891 and George died 3 years later in July 1894. Their eldest son Harry of the "Commercial Hotel" died 3 months after hsi father in November 1894. All are buried in the Merino Cemetery.
George's older brother, Richard NORTHCOTT (47y), wife Jane (45y) and children William P (17), Mary A (13), Tom (12), Richard (9), Selina (8), Lucy (6), John (4) and Charles (2) emigrated from England in 1868 and arrived in Victoria, Australia in November 1868 on the ship "Conflict". They settled in the Ballarat & Creswick area in the Victorian goldfields.
George NORTHCOTT and Jane WILLIAMS had the following family....