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Edward Hedger

From on Thursday, 14 August, 2008

As a descendant of Edward Hedger please noteó
Edward Hedger/Mary Collins had 7 children.
Ellen Hedger born 1857/8, died 1886. Married Richard Pollard 1879. Children - Mary and Richard Pollard.
Annie Hedger ( Robinson). Had two children. Irene and Albert Robinson.
Edward Patrick Hedger had at least 9 living children from a family of 11 or 12.
Cheers Evelyn.


Edward Hedger wed 1855 #3389 to Mary Collins 1831 - 1890 #13075 aged 59, daughter of Ellen Kielly and Patrick Collins, and lived at Sandy Ck (Tarnagulla), Dunolly, Moliagul
7 Children 1. Ellen Hedger born 1857/8, died 1886. wed Richard Pollard 1879
2. Sarah Hedger 1858 #14029
3. Mary Hedger 1860 #16242
4. Annie Hedger 1862 #20443
5. Joseph Hedger 1865 #21725
6. Edward Patrick Hedger 1867 #21488 - 1936 #1256 aged 68
7. William John Hedger 1872 #10846 - 1959 #10145 aged 87
1. Ellen Hedger c1856 - 1886 #7313 aged 29, wed 1879 #1383 to Richard Eddy Pollard from Cornwall
Richard Eddy Pollard wed 1887 #5543 to Jane Pearce born in Ballarat,
3 Children 1. Mary Elizabeth Pollard 1880 #1928
2. Richard Pollard 1883 #2025
3. Ellen Pollard 1885 - 1885 #10336 lived 7 months
1st Child
of Jane
4. Thomas Eddy Pollard 1888 #33268
2. Sarah Hedger 1858 #14029 - 1881 #3522 aged 23, died at Bealiba, wed 1876 #36 to William Penrose 1848 - 1938 #7200 aged 89, son of John Penrose, died at Kew, came from Cornwall, 3 daughters, the third died with her mother, 3 Children
3. Mary Hedger 1860 #16242 wed 1882 #4881 to William Miller born in Fifeshire, Scotland
3 Children 1. William Duncan Millar 1883 #18264
2. Edward John Millar 1885 #4613
3. Mary Agnes Millar 1887 #20428
4. Annie Hedger 1862 #20443 wed 1884 #1697 to Samuel Robinson
2 Children 1. Albert Edward Robinson 1886 #11246
2. Irene Rbinson
6. Edward Patrick Hedger 1867 #21488 - 1936 #1256 aged 68, wed 1889 #6400 to Carol Crellin 1870 #17101 - 1958 #11794 aged 88,
5 Children 1. Wm John Hedger 1892 #14583 wed 1926 #7710 to Eileen Mary Murcutt
2. Albt Thos Hedger 1894 #12867 wed 1937 #14171 to Nellie Watson
3. Mary Hedger 1896 #4270
4. Ruby Vic Hedger 1897 - 1900 #11523 aged 3 years
5. Jos Hy Hedger 1899 #15455 wed 1926 #10662 to Lily Mary Mignon Ferres

John Heidenwag

John Daniel Heidenwag 1840 - 1887 #8765 aged 47 son of Frederica Worner and Jonathan Heidenwag died at Wodonga, came c1864 with Anna Maria Hunt and lived at Rutherford, then Wodonga
3 Children 1. Anna Frederica Heidenwag 1865 #24497
2. Daniel George Heidenwag 1868 - 1869 #8478 lived 1 year
3. Wilhelmina Caroline Heidenwag 1870 #13901
1. Frederica Anna Heidenwag wed 1884 #2346 to Phillip Cook from NSW, and lived at Wodonga
3 Children 1. Charles Phillip Cook 1885 #6969
2. Agnes Cook 1886 #23070
3. John Cook died 1887 #16014 lived 4 days
3. Wilhelmina Caroline Heidenwag 1870 #13901 wed 1890 #65 to William Alfred Lack

Henry Heidorn

Henry Heidorn 1844 - 1929 #16494 aged 85, son of Christian Uhl and Hans Heidorn, and Pauline Myers 1849 - 1935 #18806 aged 86, parents not known, came c1880 and lived at Swan Hill
3 Children 1. Louise Josine Heidorn c1875
2. Adale Pauline Heidorn 1881 #5910
3. Anna Heidorn 1883 #12878
4. Bertha Matilda Heidorn 1886 #6652
1. Louise Josephine Heidorn c1875 wed 1893 #1135 to Jos Geo Ross and lived at Swan Hill then at St Arnaud
2 Children 1. Jos Francis Ross 1896 #23787
2. Neva Louisa Ross 1898 #14428
3. Anna Henrietta Heidorn 1885 - 1975, wed 1910 to William Radnell 1886 - 1967, Twin daughters

William Height

William Height aged 22 came May 1853 on the Derry Castle, also Sarah Height who is not in Victorian Indexes
William Height wed 1860 #2106 to Susan Magowen /Mcgowen 1840 - 1910 #7599 aged 70 daughter of Susan and unknown McGowan, and lived at Castlmaine, and later at Newstead
11 Children 1. Caroline Elizabeth Height 1861 #16214
2. Anna Jane Height 1863 #23856
3. Harriet Maria Height 1865 #17643 wed 1888 #1533 to William Edward Doig
4. Robert William Height 1868 #25318
5. Rachel Ada Height 1870 #26587 - was she called Edith died 1875 #14526 aged 5 years
6. Henry Alfred Height 1872 #26673
7. Sarah Jane Height 1875 #4429
8. Susan Edith Height 1877 #10540 lived 6 months
9. Jno Height 1880 #4078 lived 3 days
10. Anne Height 1881 #11242 lived 1 day
11. May Height 1882 #14346 lived 3 days
1. Caroline Elizth Height 1861 #16214 born at Castlemain, wed 1884 #6452 to Samuel Blackney 1861 #15769 lived at Maldon, Richmond and from 1896 at Tatura, 9 Children
3. Harriet Maria Height 1865 #17643 wed 1888 #1533 to William Edward Doig and lived at Ascot Vale
1 Child 1. Wm Jas Doig 1889 #207
4. Robert William Height 1868 #25318 wed 1894 #4746 to Cath/Kate Roberts and lived at Newstead
4 Children 1. Sarah Jane Height 1895 #5879
2. Alf Hy Height 1896 #29991
3. Jno Jas Height 1899 #12649
4. Adeline Elizth Height 1900 #21099
6. Henry Alfred Height 1872 #26673 wed 1910 #5783 to Loverna Eveline Tinworth nee Detering 1876 #12865 - 1939 #15271 aged 64, died at Shepparton, daughter of Anne Humphries and Frederick Wilhelm Detering born at Warrigul, and lived at Shepparton
Loverna Eveline Detering wed 1893 #1888 to Geo Tinworth and lived at Lal Lal. He appears to be Geo Robt Tinworth 1869 - 1895 #13790 aged 27 son of Carol Talbot and Robert Tinworth died at Kew,
Loveina Eveline Height 1876 #12865 - 1939 #15271 aged 64, died at Shepparton, dau of Annie Humphries and Frederick William Dettering
Lovenia Height died 8/4/1939 and Henry died 6/10/1942 both buried at Shepparton
2 Children 1. Annie Lovina D Tinworth 1894 #13298 - 1976 #11066 aged 83, wed 1916 #2053 to Thomas James OCallaghan, died as McPhillips
2. Ernest Fred Tinworth 1895 #13611 - 1895 #6058 lived 1 month
4 Children 3. Alfred Henry Height 1912 #34528
4. Eveline May Height born Shepparton 1914
5. William Robert Height born 1915 Enlisted WW2 VX 84664
6. Lovenia Dorothy Height born 1916 at Shepparton
7. Sarah Jane Height 1875 #4429 wed 1893 #3223 to Samuel Jno Voight 1872 #7393 born at Nunawadding, and lived at Ascot Vale, 4 Children

Richard Heighway

Richd Heighway 42, Elizth 24, Willm 3 and Richd 2 came May 1853 on the Caroline Chisholm - This appears to be Richard Husband Heighway wed Jan-Mar 1848 to Elizabeth Marchant then maybe lived in Madeley of Shropshire. They moved out of Victorian records


From on Sunday, 10 November 2013
The Richard on the Caroline Chisholm is 42 and not our connections. I wonder what happened to them ? They vanish from the Vic records.
I know from family history that Our Richard was born in 1832 and reached Ballarat in 1854 and later married Jane Comrie.
I have emailed a photo of the family grave in the Old Ballarat Cemetery for Richard and Jane Heighway. (Thankyou.)
Of the children - Sarah was my grandmother whom I only remember seeing once as a sick old lady in a back bedroom. I didn't know until after my fathers death in 1986 that she was my grandmother. Seems she was an unmarried mum which my father was not comfortable with. He would never talk about family history with my brother or myself.
Son Richard we have traced - he went to South Africa in the 1890s, fought in the Boer War in the Scottish Light Horse.
He later married a German lady who's granddaughter has been in contact with my son. I very vaguely remember Lous who worked in a local clothing store. He and Laura had no children.


Samuel Heighway wed Jane Ambler 14 Jan 1830 at Pulverbatch, Shropshire, England
Richard Highway Christening: 25 Mar 1832 Pulverbatch, Shropshire, England Father: Samuel Highway Mother: Jane
Samuel Heighway Christening: 28 Dec 1840 Pulverbatch, Shropshire, England
Richard Heighway 1832 - 10 Oct 1917 #10965 aged 85, son of Jane Ambler and Samuel Heighway, wed 1864 #1142 to Jane Comrie 1840 - 30 June 1927 #8295 aged 87, daughter of Jane Christina Dingwell and John Comrie. There appears to be names in common with John Comrie and his family. The family lived at Ballarat
9 children 1. Mary Wood Heighway 1865 #12990 - 1949 #22306 aged 84, wed 1912 #88 to Herbert Dane, no issue
2. George Ambler Heighway 1867 #12603 - 1870 #3401 lived 2 years
3. Jane Christina Heighway 1869 #13378 - 1938 #15355 aged 69
4. Sarah Elizabeth Heighway 1871 #13670 registered twice - 1958 #26256 aged 87
5. Richard Edward Heighway 1873 #21603
6. Samuel Henry Heighway 1875 #13778
7. Edward Churton Heighway 1877 #20061 - 1959 #23081 aged 83
8. Alexander Comrie Heighway 1880 #20279 - 1948 #22101 aged 67
9. Louis Ambler Heighway 1883 #6629 - 1958 #23984 aged 74
3. Jane Christina Heighway 1869 #13378 - 1938 #15355 aged 69, wed 1898 #3825 to John Blaikie, 3 children
4. Sarah Elizabeth Heighway 1871 #13670 registered twice - 1958 #26256 aged 87 registered son Charles Allan Heighway 1907 #1777.
6. Samuel Henry Heighway 1875 #13778 wed 1903 #2374 to Alice Evelyn Raymond Sturley born in NSW
1 child 1. Arnold Davies Heighway 1904 #7630
9. Louis Ambler Heighway 1883 #6629 - 1958 #23984 aged 74, wed 1914 #6111 to Laura May Huntingford 1885 - 1972 #25548 aged 87, with parents names not known

John Heilbronn

John Heilbronn came c1853 with Mary Bailey Illidge and lived at Beechworth and then at Rutherglen
5 Children 1. Twin Josiah Mason Illidge Heilbronn 1854 #32053
2. Twin Harry Scott Heilbronn 1854 #32054
3. John Heilbronn 1856 #6325
4. Annie Heilbronn 1860 #4162 lived 12 days
5. Lucas Percival Heilbronn 1861 #10745
George Heilbronn and Elizabeth Pelham came c1858 and lived at Indigo
2 Children 1. Mary Hannah Heilbronn 1859 #10197
2. George Heilbronn 1864 #9442 - 1927 #3914 aged 63
1. Mary Hannah Heilbronn 1859 #10197 wed 1889 #4954 to William Gillies
2. George Heilbronn 1864 #9442 - 1927 #3914 aged 63, wed 1891 #6660 to Eliza Parish 1868 #13477 and lived at Ararat
6 children 1. Percival Geo Heilbronn 1892 #19065 - 1969 #5636 aged 76, wed 1918 #4661 to Ethel May Stayner
2. Clarice Eliza Heilbronn 1894 #17112
3. Doris Mary Heilbronn 1897 #176
4. Ernt Edw Heilbronn 1902 #7208R
5. Elsie Louisa Heilbronn 1904 #134
6. Eric James Henry Heilbronn 1906 #78
Isabella Heilbronn wed 1882 #4690 to George Parish 1856 #5209 - 1903 #8117 aged 46, and lived at Ararat
Isabella Parish nee Heilbronn born at Wensleydale wed 1910 #3071 to Robert Alex Stone
1 Child 1. Theodore Vivian Parish 1896 #159 - 1958 #26049 aged 62

Frederick Heinnen

Frederick Charles Heinnen, born in New Zealand, wed 1872 to Elizabeth Castleman born at Ballarat. They lived at Pleasant Creek near Stawell, where 7 children were born 1878 - 1884.

Elizabeth then registered 7 children with the Heinnen surname, and no father's name 1888 - 1901
7 children 1. John Frederick Heinnen 1873 - 1953 registered with the surname 'Enon'.
2. William Cameron Hennen 1874
3. Mary Amelia Henner 1876 wed 1894 to James Smith
4. Elizabeth Margaret Heinnen 1878
5. Agatha Lydia Heinnen 1880
6. Walter Richard Heinnen 1882
7. Arthur George Heinnen 1884 - 1959, born at Dunolly

At this point Elizabeth ceased to report Frederick Charles Heinnen as the father of her children, whom she gave the surname Heinnen. In the Death Index, Albert, Henry and Alfred use the surname Kick, and Isabelle and Florence record their father as John Kick
8 children 8. Albert Ernest Heinnen 1888 - 1952
9. Herbert Earl Heinnen 1890 - 1966
10. Alice Maud Heinnen 1891
11. Alfred Solomon Heinen 1893 - 1977
12. Raymond Alexander Heinnan 1895
13. Isabella Beatrice Heinnan 1897 - 1967 wed Hecker
14. Mary Amelia Heinnan 1899 died as infant
15. Florence Amelia Heinen 1901 - 1973 wed Pearce

Some of the family chose to spell the surname Heenan (a simpler version).

John Frederick Heenan 18 Sep 1873 - 21 Jul 1953, wed 27 Dec 1899 to Eliza Taylor 1878 - 5 Jan 1965,
10 children 1. Edward John Heenan 1900 - 1962
2. Frederick George Heenan 1903
3. William Henry Heenan 1906
4. Daisy Amelia Heenan 1909
5. Arthur Herbert Heenan 1912
6. Rachel Muriel Heenan 1914 - 28 Oct 1953
7. Mary Heenan 1915
8. Twin Victor Stanley Heenan 31 Jan 1918
9. Twin Harold Raymond Heenan 31 Jan 1918 - 9 May 1992
10. Frank Gordon Heenan 1919 - 15 Mar 1992


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