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George Bickham, George Biddington,
Christian Ipsen Bidstrup, Benjamin Biggs, John Biggs, Samuel Biggs, Thomas Biggs,
William Bigmore, John Billman, George Binding,


George Bickham

George Bickham aged 45, came from Bristol Apr 1853 on the Mary Anne with Anna Bickham aged 38, John Bickham aged 12, Anna Bickham aged 7, Henry Bickham aged 2, Kate Bickham aged 1 also George Bickham aged 30
5 Children 1. John Bickham aged 12
2. Anna Bickham aged 7
3. Henry Bickham aged 2
4. Kate Bickham aged 1
5. Charles Bickham 1854 #5453 - 1939 #5106 aged 94, actually 85,
1. John George Bickham 1841 - wed 1870 #814 to Isabella Harrower Ferguson 1889, dau of Hilda Ann and Robert Ferguson from Fifeshire, lived at Fryerstown
5 Children 1. David Leon Bickham 1871 #2620
2. Elizabeth Evaline Bickham 1872 - 1971 #5920 aged 82
3. George William Bickham 1876 #9503 - 1941 #6321 aged 65
4. Charles Matthew Bickham 1878 #12377 - 1955 #16488 aged 76
5. Daniel John Bickham 1883 - 1960 #8787 aged 77
2. Hannah Maria Bickham wed 1864 #134 to Thomas Luke Kitto and lived at Fryerstown
8 Children 1. Catherine Elizabeth Kitto 1865 #2325
2. Kate Ellen Kitto 1866 #8276
3. Florence Anne Kitto 1868 #16236
4. Richd Hy Edwin Bickham Kitto 1870 #8754
5. Thomas Luke Kitto 1872 #2519 - 1936 #294 aged 64
6. Alice Gertrude Kitto 1875 #2541
7. Elizabeth Mary Kitto 1877 #2702
8. Geo Fran Kitto 1879 - 1942 #2918 aged 63
3. Henry Bickham wed c1888 to Mary Ann Wilkie 1863 #17414 - 1941 #8543 aged 78, lived at Williamstown
4 Children 1. Clarice Ann Bickham 1884 - 1967 #27966 aged 83,
2. Collin Jas Bickham 1889 #17495
3. Melinda Anna Maria Bickham 1892 #9025 - 1943 #11811 aged 48
4. Les Percival Keith Bickham 1898 - 1926 #11551 aged 24
1. Clarice Ann Bickham 1884 - 1967 #27966 aged 83, wed Agney Conrad
1 Child 1. Iris Mary Conrad 1908 - 1969 #25044 aged 61, ONeil
4. Kate Bickham wed 1873 #2560 to Henry Yearle/Tearle from Kent, lived at Sandhurst then Fryerstown
5 Children 1. Minnie Maria Maud Tearle 1874 #11880
2. Frederick Henry Tearle 1876 #19071
3. Florence Annie Tearle 1879 #9458
4. Charles Ernest Lisle Tearle 1881 #16678
5. William George Tearle 1884 #9601
5. Charles Bickham wed 1878 #1396 to Ann Hancock 1856 - 1945 #7470 aged 89 dau of Caroline King and James Hancock, lived at Fryerstown
8 Children 1. Lucy Bickham 1878 #16120 - 1964 #88 aged 85, wed Thomas
2. Charles Albert Bickham 1880 #15908 - 1969 #5443 aged 88
3. Hannah Maria Bickham 1882 #16369 - 1967 #8628 aged 84, wed Metcalf
4. Bessie Bickham 1885 #10152 - 1965 #22656 aged 80
5. Twin Kate Bickham 1888 #11649
6. Twin May Bickham 1888 #11650 - 1960 #861 aged 71
7. Harry Bickham 1891 #23220 - 1975 #4860 aged 83
8. Florence Caroline Bickham 1894 #4951 - 1978 #19678 aged 84

William Bicknell

William Bicknell Christening: 28 Apr 1811 son of Mariah Franklin and William Bicknell at Fivehead, Somerset, England Emily Harriet Hammond Christening: 12 Dec 1832 dau of Harriet and William Hammond at Sherborne, Dorset, England. William Hammond wed c1820 to Harriet at Bishops Caundle, Dorset, England Submitted entries.
William Bicknell wed Mar quarter 1853 to Emily Harriett Hammond Vol 7a page 349 in District of Melton Mowbray and it spans the boundaries of the counties of Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire

William Bickmell 1808 - 1876 #4557 aged 68 from Somerset, parents recalled as Amy and Ellis Bicknell, (Elias Hamon Christening: 27 APR 1771 at Saint John, Jersey, Channel Islands), came c1856 with Emily Hart Bicknell nee Hammond 1830 - 1900 #6701 aged 70 died at Nhill, and lived at Raglan, Beaufort, Carlton

4 Children 1. Emily Harriet Bicknell 1857 #3547
2. Ada Jane Bicknell 1858 #19083
3. Harry Haythorne Bicknell 1861 #21721
4. Rose Bicknell 1879 #1039 lived 1 month, daughter of Ada Harriet.
2. Ada Jane Bicknell 1858 #19083 born at Beaufort, wed 1882 #270 to Oscar Dignum

George Biddington

From on Tuesday, 16 September, 2008

Hi,
My name is Trevor Somerville from Christchurch NZ
I found you on your site, and a Wallace Byerley who married a Mary Ann Biddington in 1864 SA Austraila
I am trying to trace my Grandfathers family in Footscray Melbourne.
His name was Albert Edward Biddington
Born 1878, Arrived in NZ in 1899 aged 21yrs
Married Mary Elizabeth Reedy in Nelson NZ and had 13 children one of which is my mother.


George Biddington aged 20 arrived Oct 1863 on the Theresa with Annie Biddington aged 18 and Mary Ann Biddington aged 17.

Victorian records begin in 1864 with a child registered for George and this led to searching freebmd, the UK index. I found George Biddington wed in June quarter 1864 to Aneice James in Monmouth district, Vol 11a page 71. George and Aneice lived in Daylesford, Victoria. Aneice Biddington 1866 - 1868 #7587 aged 22 years, dau of Miriam and Ira James of Gloucester
Irah James Christening: 18 Aug 1816 son of Anne and Richard James at Saint James, Bream, Gloucester, England
Ira or Ince James wed Sep quarter 1845 to Miriam Tooze in Monmouth, Vol 26 page 110

George Biddington from Gloucestershire wed 1869 #439 to Louisa Roberts who was born in Melbourne, possibly daughter of Jane Lane and Thomas Roberts. The children were born at St Arnaud, after 1880 at Beechworth. See my Victoria before 1847 List page - it is growing too much to be specific.

3 Children
of Aneice
1. William Biddington 1864 #8243 - 866 #1175 lived 18 months
2. George Biddington 1865 #8155 - 1865 #3794 lived 1 day
3. James William Biddington 1866 #14335
10 Children
of Louisa
4. Eliza Jane Biddington 1871 #5712
5. George Henry Biddington 1872 #26595
6. Thomas Herbert Biddington 1874 #26051 - 1885 #7630 lived 10 years
7. Alice May Biddington 1876 #26106
8. Albert Edward Biddington 1878 #19319
9. Laura Louisa Biddington 1879 #19580
10. Lydia Edith Biddington 1881 #21312
11. Emiline Rhoda Biddington 1883 #21456
12. Bertha Mary Biddington 1886 #589
13. Daisy Ethel Biddington 1887 #8560


William Bigmore

William Bigmore from Kent wed 1872 #1326 to Eliza Frances Burrell born at Gravesend and lived at Geelong
A possible brother - Thomas Beal Burrell born at Gravesend wed 1875 #1358 to Emma Webb
7 children 1. William James Bigmore 1873 #24077 - 1874 #4776 lived 8 months
2. Florence Bessie Bigmore 1874 #16125
3. Maud Mary Bigmore 1877 #9209
4. Thomas William Bigmore 1878 #9354
5. Alfred Walter Bigmore 1880 #15990
6. James Hopkins Bigmore 1882 #23361
7. Edith Esther Bigmore 1884 #9732
4. Thomas William Bigmore 1878 #9354 wed c1903 to Alice Elizabeth Bennion 1879 #9581 - 1950 #20926 aged 71 and lived at Geelong
3 Children 1. Hazel Alice Bigmore 1904 - 1946 #20841 aged 42 wed Warner
2. Norman Edwin Bigmore 1914 #31615
3. Olive May Bigmore 1919 #19664

George Binding

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George Binding 1826 wed 1851 at Brompton Ralph, Somerset, England to Eliza Hill 1829 - 1884 #3529 aged 54, daughter of William Hill, with surname Bending came Aug 1854 as Assisted Immigrants on the ship Geelong and lived at Lindhurst, Dandenong then settled at Cranbourne George wed 1889 to Elizabeth BENNETT, in Victoria, from Lucas's data. She was born 1840 but don't know where, died 1914 in Korumburra, Victoria

11 Children 1. James baptised 11 July Binding 1852 - 1946 aged 94
2. Mary Binding 1854
3. George Binding 1856 #8044 - 1946 aged 86
4. Elizabeth Binding 1858 #6237 - 1858 #6132 lived 6 months
5. Fredk Binding 1859 #18628 - 1937 aged 76
6. John Binding 1861 - 1862 #1178 lived 4 months
7. Eliza Binding 1863 #1715
8. William Binding 1865 #14670
9. Jane Binding 1867 #21243
10. Hannah Binding 1869 #21704
11. Ellen Binding 1872 #8307
1. James Binding 1852 wed 1884 #3109 to Elizabeth Sarah Bartlett of Geelong
3 Children 1. Edith Eliza Binding 1885 #6339
2. Wilfred James Binding 1886 #20861
3. John George Binding 1887 #28770
2. Mary Binding 1854 - 1929 born at Sea on the ship Geelong, wed 1884 #98 to Edward Stanlake 1854 #2046, 6 Children
3. George Binding 1856 #8044 wed 1885 #6069 to Alice Victoria Bartlett
2 Children 1. Nellie Elizabeth Binding 1887 #5597
2. Alfred George Binding 1888 #11905
5. Fredk Binding 1859 #18628 wed 1888 #7492 to Anne Maria Coates 1863 #11821 daughter of Ann Barrett wed 1859 #90R to George Coates born at Ararat
7. Eliza Binding 1863 #1715 wed 1887 #1895 to Henry George Rose
1st Child 1. Albert George Rose 1888 #5465



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