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Robert Hamilton, Samuel Hamilton, William Hamilton, John Clark Hammond, Richard Hancock, William Hancock,


Robert Hamilton

Robert Hamilton wed 1864 #1642 to Mary Ryan and lived in Melbourne
10 Children 1. Robert Hamilton 1865 #16750
2. Ann Hamilton 1867 #3642
3. Edward Hamilton 1868 #24654 - 1869 #7138 lived 1 year
4. John Hamilton 1870 #9867
5. William Hamilton 1872 #4093
6. Charles Hamilton 1873 #25319 - 1876 #596 lived 2 years
7. Isabella Mcfarlane Hamilton 1875 #10415
8. Mary Hamilton 1877 #7394 - 1877 #10298 lived 9 months
9. Charles Hamilton 1879 #7538
10. Allan Hamilton 1882 #21384
2. Annie Hamilton 1867 #3642 - 1946 #666 aged 79 wed c1889 to Charles Edward Kirk 1866 #22103 - 1960 #6260 aged 93,

Samuel Hamilton

Samuel Hamilton wed 1858 #2024 to Mary Tuttleby c1840 daughter of Mary Hockley and Henry Tuttleby and lived at Campbellfield. 7 children died as infants
17 Children 1. James Stewart Hamilton 1858 #14959
2. Henry Hamilton 1860 #173
3. William Hamilton 1861 #17910 lived 6 weeks
4. William Alfred Hamilton 1863 #1022
5. Robert Hamilton 1864 #13734
6. Mary Ann Hamilton 1866 #6988
7. Isabella Hamilton 1867 #13452
8. Samuel Hamilton 1868 #22002
9. Ellen Hamilton 1870 #12186
10. Andrew Hamilton 1870 #4397 lived 3 months
11. Amelia Margaret Hamilton 1872 #11099
12. Alfred Hamilton 1873 #22484 lived 1 year
13. Unnamed Male George Hamilton 1874 #21450 lived 19 days
14. Alice Christina Hamilton 1876 #946 lived 6 months
15. Sarah Annie Hamilton 1877 #13617 lived 6 months
16. Jessie Hamilton 1878 #21225 lived 4 months
17. Jane Gertrude Hamilton 1881 #991
6. Mary Ann Hamilton 1866 #6988 wed 1887 #3391 to William Unwin Wright 1860

William Hamilton

Marriages Dec 1858 - William Hamilton and Mary Gibson at Weardale Vol 10a page 265. The district Weardale is in the county of Co. Durham

William Hamilton 30 came Sep 1864 on the Lightning with Mary Gibson called Elizabeth 26, Margaret Ann 4, Priscilla 3 and Phoebe infant

10 Children 1. Margaret Ann Hamilton 4
2. Priscilla Hamilton 3
3. Phoebe Hamilton 1863 - 1864 #2409 lived 1 year
4. John William Hamilton 1865 #5559 - 1867 #7208 lived 2 years
5. John Emannel Hamilton 1867 #11605
6. Tamor Hamilton 1869 #19331
7. George Gibson Hamilton 1871 #26914
8. Ada Hamilton 1874 #5963
9. John William Thomas Hamilton 1876 #9797
10. Joseph Wesley Hamilton 1878 #13002
1. Margaret Ann Hamilton 4 c1860 wed 1883 #2596 to Thomas Samuel Rooms of Ballarat
4 Children 1. William Thomas Rooms 1883 #13706
2. Mary Priscilla Vic Maud Rooms 1885 #12049
3. Edward Henty Rooms 1886 #20381
4. Phoebe Gibson Rooms 1888 #13757
5. Frank Rooms 1890 #29565
2. Priscilla Hamilton 3 c1861, wed 1879 #1976 to John Campbell from Lanarkshire
6 Children 1. Jno Wm Campbell 1880 #11597
2. Mary Priscilla Campbell 1881 #19259 - 1882 #3359 lived 7 months
3. Thomas George Campbell 1883 #5271 - 1883 #12533 lived 10 months
4. Albert Campbell 1884 #12507 - 1884 #6146 lived 4 months
5. Ern Hamilton Gibson Campbell 1885 #13389
6. Ruby Elsie Marion Campbell 1887 #6678 - 1888 #8382 lived 20 months
6. Tamar Hamilton 1869 #19331 wed 4 Mar 1891 to William Graham

John Clark Hammond

From on Wed, 28 Jan 2004

Elizabeth Andrews had a sister Esther who married Benjamin William Stocks and Esther and Benjamin had a daughter Helena Mortimer Stocks who was my great grandmother - her husband was Harry Beaumont Hammond.

I have Mary Ann Whitcomb's birth as 11 April 1804 and christened 11 November 1804 Bodmin, Cornwall, England
ALSO I have James Andrews' death 4 September 1890 Kyabram East, Victoria age 84, buried at Mooroopna, Victoria
Jenny - see this page for Esther and Benjamin's family


From on 15 Nov 2005

Hi Elizabeth, I have just found your entry on the internet referring to my great great grandfather - John Clark Hammond. I would be interested if you have any more information about him.
My grandfather (Stanley Hammond) was the son of Ernest Clark Hammond whose father was John Clark Hammond.
My father Richard James Hammond spent most of his life in Toowoomba My mum is into Genealogy in a big way, but unfortunately we have reached a bit of a dead end around gg grandfather John Clark Hammond. We are led to believe that he came from England before 1850 on a survey ship called the "Rattlesnake" and jumped ship in Australia. I have been to the PRO in London and looked through the ships log for the Rattlesnake, but it doesn't seem to mention any reference to him. What we are really interested in is details of his birth as we would like to track down his birth certificate/details.
Hope you can help and if there is anything we can help with, please ask.
Many thanks
Colin Hammond


Thankyou to for his help on Fri, 18 Nov, 2005 and on Wed, 13 Feb, 2008

John Clark Hammond christened 07 Mar 1813 son of Elizabeth and Richard Hammond at Kinlet, Shropshire, England 1813 - 1888 #5973 aged 74 son of Elizabeth Clark and Richard Hammond died at Hawthorn, wed 1850 #29219 at St Peters Church of England, Melbourne to Elizabeth Andrews 1829 - 1869 #9239 aged 40, and their first 2 children were baptised at St Peters.
Elizabeth christened 15 Aug 1830 at Temple, Bristol, Gloucester, England may be this child. Elizabeth's mother may be Mary Ann Whitcombe Christening: 11 NOV 1804 at Bodmin, Cornwall, England. Mary Ann Andrews 1804 - 1881 #9079 aged 75, dau of Mary Ann and Richard Whitcombe died at Toolamba, can not pick out death of her father James Andrews (he died 4 September 1890 Kyabram East, Victoria age 84, see above letter)
Elizabeth and Richard Hammond had two sons christened Richard at Kinlet, Shropshire, on 11 May 1814 and on 7 Jan 1823. The second name, Clark, appears when John wed.

10 Children 1. Richard James Hammond 1851 #26971 lived 6 years
2. John Edmond Hammond 1853 #27392 - 1854 #2227 lived 2 years
3. Mary Ann Amelia Hammond 1855 #255
4. William John Hammond 1856 #3204 - 1873 #7567 lived 17 years
5. Esther Hammond 1859 #5427 - 1860 #4215 lived 14 months
6. Emma Hammond 1861 #106 - 1861 #8453 lived 7 months
7. Alice Hammond 1862 #21077
8. Edith Hammond 1864 #22222
9. Ernest Clark Hammond 1866 #15122
10. Patience Hammond 1868 #23798 - 1868 #8822 lived 10 days
1. Richard James Hammond 1851 #26971 appears to be the boy recorded by the Argus as an Inquest on the 19 March 1858, "on the body of Richard Clark Hammond, accidentally drowned while bathing in the River Yarra, opposite the Richmond Survey Paddock. On the 17th ultimo, deceased, a boy between six and seven years of age was bathing in company with two others, and becomomg exhausted while swimming, was drowned before assistance could reach him."
3. Mary Ann Amelia Hammond 1855 #255 - 1938 aged 83, registered her first son as both Cooper and Hammond, wed 1876 #887 to Charles Cooper born at Hawthorn, possibly Charles Cooper 1853 #422 son of Eliza Hockey and Uriah Cooper (parents from Somerset) who died 1887 #14456 aged 35 at Melbourne Hospital
7 Children 1. Charles Oscar Cooper 1876 #3143R - 1923 (same number for both surnames)
2. William Leslie Cooper 1877 #7327 -1944
3. Rupert John Cooper 1878 #25062 -1897
4. Florence May Cooper 1880 #11027
5. Edith Clare Cooper 1882 #11543 -1960
6. Ethel May Cooper 1885 #5503 - 1885 #10088 lived 6 months
7. Albert Edward Cooper 1887 #31361 - 1941.
7. Alice Hand Hammond 1862 #21077 had two children, then wed 1884 #1317 to James Holt in Victoria. They then had 11 more children
13 Children 1. Bertha Hammond 1880 #21048
2. Edwin John Hammond 1883 #8178
3. Albert Edward Holt 1884 #16037 -1930
4. Elizabeth Mary Yandell Holt 1886 #9060
5. Richard Reginald Holt 1888 #9993-1889
6. James Ernest Holt 1890-1922
7. Marguerita May Holt 1892-1923
8. David Henry Holt 1895-1961
9. Edith Florence Holt 1895-1898
10. Roy Hammond Holt 1898
11. George Clifford Holt 1900-1961
12. Frederick Stanley Noel Holt 1903-1905
13. Raymond Victor Leslie Holt 1905-1913
8. Edith Hammond 1864 #22222 - 1934 aged 70, wed 1885 #5070 to William Henry McClintock 1863 #14667 and lived at Hawthorn, Vic, 7 Children
9. Ernest Clark Hammond 1866 #15122, wed 1887 #1521 to Alice Ahern
5 Children 1. William John Hammond 1887 #28908
2. Aubrey Ernest Hammond 1889 #31876
3. Stanley Hammond 1892 #14243
4. Alma Hammond 1895 #4082
5. Violet Hammond 1898 #26733

Charles Hams

Charles Hams wed 1856 #4 to Ann Jennings and lived at Ballarat, Buninyong
12 Children 1. Thomas Henry Hams 1856 #12407
2. Letitia Hams 1858 #6791
3. William Hams 1860 #8003
4. Sarah Anne Hams 1862 #6932 - 1867 #4817 lived 5 years
5. Hugh Hams 1864 #1046
6. Emily Hams 1866 #13385 - 1867 #4818 lived 48 weeks
7. Eliz Hams 1868 #7774
8. William Charles Hams ,1870 #7396
9. Mary Jane Hams 1872 #14575
10. John George Hams 1874 #21425
11. James Richard Hams 1877 #13590
12. Arthur Edwd Hams 1880 #6914
11. James Richard Hams 1877 #13590 - 1957 #23721 aged 80, wed 1903 #2421 to Alice Carol Kahle 1880 #1189 - 1961 #22864 aged 81

Richard Hancock

Richard Hancock wed 1876 #4127 to Elizabeth Ann Stacey and lived at Donald
7 Children 1. Walter Edwin Hancock 1877 #21732
2. Richard William John Hancock 1879 #15474
3. Eliza Edith May Hancock 1883 #23006
4. Mary Harriet Louisa Hancock 1886 #17687
5. Henry Orlando Stacey Hancock 1888 #10747
6. Annie Victoria Hancock 1890 #12145
7. James Edgar Hancock 1892 #12779
3. Eliza Edith May Hancock 1883 #23006 wed 1908 #3224 to Samuel James Adams 1877 #2037 - 1938 died at Charlton

William Hancock

The 1847 Directory for Port Phillip lists
Hancock W.: gentleman: Little Brunswick St:Collingwood

William Hancock came by 1849 and renewed wedding vows 1862 #1323 to Ann Jackson 1828 - 1885 #71 aged 57 daughter of Ann and James Jackson died at B'dale, lived at Brighton

6 Children 1. Isabella Hancock 1849 #42627 christened at Roman Catholic, St Francis, Melbourne
2. Sarah Hancock 1851 - 1854 #20 aged 3 years
3. Ada Hancock 1853 - 1854 #21 aged 1 year
4. Martha Hancock 1855 #5710
5. Ida Hancock 1857 #8109
6. Ruth Hancock 1863 #897 - 1885 #68 aged 21 years
7. Philip Augustus Hancock 1865 #20599
1. Isabella Hancock 1849 #42627 wed 1874 #4829 to William Lang from Lanarkshire, and lived at Brighton
2 Children 1. William Lang 1876 #14135 - 1876 #11121 lived 1 month
2. Isabel Lang 1883 #24782
4. Martha Hancock 1855 #5710 wed 1884 #6274 to Charles George Greenham from Jersey, no known children
5. Ida Hancock 1857 #8109 wed 1885 #2814 to David Rintoul


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