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Isaac Hicks, Joseph Hicks, Richard Hicks, Edward Hickson, Thomas Higgins, John Higgs, Robert W Higgs,


Isaac Hicks

Marriages Jun 1852 - Isaac Hicks and Mary Ann Neads at Bristol Vol 6a page 34
Isaac Hicks 1834 - 1864 #8587 aged 30, and Mary Ann Neids, came c1859
6 Children 1. Martha Hicks born in Bristol, 1853 - 1893 #13919 aged 40
2. Emily Hicks 1855 - 1870 #5866 aged 15
3. Sarah Hicks 1860 #10511 - 1868 #9992 aged 8 years
4. Mary Anne Hicks 1861 #16935
5. William George Hicks 1864 #5788
6. Samuel Hicks 1866 #24648
1. Martha Hicks born in Bristol, 1853 - 1893 #13919 aged 40, wed 1870 #2256 to Humphrey Twigg

Joseph Hicks

Joseph Hicks came c1861 with Catherine McIntosh and lived at Dunolly
4 Children 1. Catharine Hicks 1862 #7953
2. Elizabeth Hicks 1864 #8315
3. Mary Hicks 1866 #7969
4. Charlotte Hicks 1868 #15817
1. Catharine Hicks 1862 #7953 - 1887 #1482 aged 25, wed 1885 #6096 to John Ambrose Treganowan

Richard Hicks

Charles Hicks wed 23 Dec 1805 to Jane Dale at Christchurch, Hampshire, England Richard Dale Hicks was born 16 Aug 1811 and Christened 01 Aug 1815, son of Jane and Charles Hicks, at Ringwood, Hampshire, England UK Marriages Jun 1842 of Richard Dale Hicks in District of Christchurch Vol 8 page 268, and the reference for Jane Brown is on the next page, Vol 8, page 269
Richard Hicks aged 41 came Dec 1852 as Unassisted Immigrants on the Peru, with Jane 38, Walter 8, Arthur 6, Augustus 2 and an Infant
Richard Dale Hicks 1811 - 1875 #13780 aged 58, parents unknown, came with Jane Brown 1814 - 1896 #11858 aged 82, dau of Mary Hatchell and Charles Brown, died at Yarrawonga, and had twins, lived at Whittlesea
6 Children 1. Walter Hicks 8, c1844
2. Arthur Hicks 6, c1846
3. Augustus Thomas Hicks 1850 - 1875 #13005 aged 25
4. Infant born 1852 during voyage
5. Twin Edgar Alfred Hicks 1855 #10416
6. Twin Amy Ursulla Hicks 1855 #10417
1. Walter Charles Hicks born in Hampshire, wed 1869 #3692 to Margaret Manning born in Cork
UK Births Jun 1844 - Walter Charles Hicks in Christchurch Volume 8 page 156. The district Christchurch is in the county of Hampshire
Family lived at Collingwood, Benalla then 'Yarr' and 'Bund'
7 children 1. Hannah Jane Hicks 1870 #22218
2. Thomas Hicks 1872 #14254
3. Walter Charles Hicks 1873 #22145
4. Richard Dale Hicks 1875 #26825
5. Margaret Ellen Hicks 1878 #12811
6. Kate Hicks 1879 #26819
7. Amy Amelia Hicks 1881 #14493
2. Arthur Hicks 6, c1846 from Hampshire, wed 1872 #2036 to Mary Ellen McMahon, no known chn Arthur Hicks from London wed 1871 #629 to Marion McLachlan
5. Twin Edgar Alfred Hicks 1855 #10416 wed 1882 #1078 to Susan Hendy and lived at Yarrawonga
8 children 1. Catherine Jane Hicks 1882 #20303
2. Louisa Maud Hicks 1883 #27525
3. Susan Frances Hicks 1885 #15768
4. Edgar Alfred Augustus Hicks 1887 #7868
5. Arthur Samuel Hicks 1888 #16868
6. Mary Jane Hicks 1890 #8923
7. Chas Hy Hicks 1891 #28399
8. Geo Edwd Hicks 1892 #37791
6. Twin Amy Ursulla Hicks 1855 #10417 wed 1881 #3963 to Donald Cameron Fraser and lived at Yarrawonga, 5 children

Edward Hickson

Thomas Hickson aged 49 came Jul 1852 on the Dalhousie with Edward Hickson aged 16, c1835 - 1915
23 July 1852 at Melbourne, Dalhousie, from London, via Plymouth, April 27th. Passengers Mr. Ralph and wife, Messrs. Parker, Bourne, Ellis, Butt, Thomas Swift, C. Swift, Morgan, Lethbridge, Lord, J. Ingle, Esq., Surgeon, and 245 Intermediate. - source The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 2 August 1852
The Dalhousie, from London, arrived in Hobson's Bay yesterday afternoon, but up to the time of going to press we had received no communication respecting her. From the latest papers we are in possession of, we find that she was advertised to leave on the 14th April, and no doubt, therefore, she brings later European news. source The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956) Tuesday 27 July 1852
Edward Thomas Hickson wed 1856 #3802 to Martha Hardiman Lloyd aged 11, 1840 - 1870 #6203 aged 30,
Edward Thomas Hickson from Kent wed 1871 #4662 to Mary Stewart
William Stewart wed 1854 #79 to Mary Cox and had 4 chn Wm Stewart 1855, James Stewart 1856, Janet Stewart 1858, Ellen Stewart 1861-1866 at Geelong.
8 Children 1. Edward Henry Hickson 1858 #6861 - 1867 #7531 lived 9 years
2. Susannah Hickson 1860 #2647
3. Walter Thomas Hickson 1862 #6930 - 1929 #2230 aged 67
4. John Hamett Hickson 1864 #1096
5. Amelia Jane Hickson 1866 #19963
6. Hannah Georgina Hickson 1869 #6448
7. Richard Hickson 1870 #13534
Mary's Child 8. Martha Stewart Hickson 1872 #7070
2. Susan Hickson 1860 #2647 - 1899 #1643 aged 39, wed 1881 #5881 to Charles Link born in UK. Charles Joseph Walsh Link died at melb E Hospital, 1857 - 1899 #14976, aged 42, son of Emily Agnes Coward and Joseph Link. See Ancestry Board where a kind person has histed the next generation.
4 Children 1. Charles Edward Link 1882 #25255 - 1957 #6532 aged 74 wed 1910 #7508 to Alice May Ethel Bartling 1881 #10268 dau of Frances Anna Cockerell and Augustus Ernest Bartling
2. Emily Martha Link 1884 #16881 - 1959 #6965 aged 74, wed Albert Ernest Bartling 1884 #17722 same parents as Alice
3. Cyril Frederick Link 1886 #18317 - 1886 #12546 lived 9 weeks
4. Letitia Lucy Link 1891 #6404 - 1972 #2020 aged 80, wed 1914 #9206 to Leslie John Peters 1887 #27151 son of Emily Fry and Henry James Peters
3. Walt Thos Hickson 1862 #6930 - 1929 #2230 aged 67, wed 1899 #561 to Elizth Jane Williams 1875 - 1933 #3112 aged 58, dau of Marion Park Sutherland and Wm Thos Williams
5. Amelia Jane Hickson 1866 #19963 - 1945 #4364 aged 78, wed 1884 #3696 to Ernest Alfred Plumridge 1863 #1294 - 1947 #11406 aged 84. Her father is wrongly listed as Richard Edward Hickson.
8. Martha Stewart Hickson 1872 #7070 - 1953 #6221 aged 81, wed 1897 #6882 to James Brown and lived at Footscray
4 Children 1. Elsie Helen Brown 1898 #26371 - 1899 #5729 lived 1 month
2. Winifred Emily Brown 1901 #11232
3. Keith Edward Brown 1910 - 1957 #3463 aged 47

Thomas Higgins

Thomas Higgins wed 1852 #23699 to Ann Lawler at Church of England, Christ Church, Geelong, and lived at Geelong
11 Children 1. Silvanus Higgins 1854 #2420 - 1857 #6691 lived 3 years
2. Elizabeth Higgins 1856 #1853
3. Thomas Francis Higgins 1857 #6561 - 1857 #6681 lived 7 months
4. Mary Ann Higgins 1859 #2813
5. John Higgins 1861 #2746
6. Arthur Higgins 1864 #15316
7. Alfred Higgins 1866 #21389
8. Unnamed Male Higgins 1869 #2562 - 1869 #1381 lived 1 day
9. Jessie Higgins 1870 #2700
10. Teresa Higgins 1872 #9188 - 1872 #4408 lived 1 week
11. Ruth Higgins 1874 #9029
2. Elizabeth Higgins 1856 #1863 - 1922 #9311 aged 66 wed 1876 #4641 to William Fawcett Bennion, 4 Children

John Higgs

John Stanger Higgs wed 1861 #4431 to Grace Forrest and lived at Newbridge then at Marong
7 children 1. Twin William Higgs 1863 #3973
2. Twin John Higgs 1863 #3974
3. Charles Higgs 1865 #10616 - 1865 #5473 lived 23 days
4. James Higgs 1866 #23212
5. Alfred Higgs 1868 #19453
6. Samuel Higgs 1871 #10185
7. Elizabeth Higgs 1873 #17847
5. Alfred Higgs 1868 #19453 wed 1889 #1246 to Ursulla Hawkins
2 children 1. Sabina Evelyn Higgs 1889 #14719
2. Ursulla Grace Higgs 1890 #22434

Robert W Higgs


From on Tuesday, 9 August 2011
Hello Elizabeth I was interested to discover your website when looking for some detail on the marriage of Robert William HIGGS and Susan Jane NICHOLS - Susan had a sister, Eliza, who arrived in Victoria on the William Stewart with Robert Day, whom she married three days after their arrival, in 1848.
Robert Day b. 1827, bapt. 17 Jun 1827 Holy Trinity Minchinhampton GLS ENG, died 13 Sep 1873 Melbourne Vic Aus. Parents Luke DAY and Elizabeth nee Newman. wed 18 May 1848 St James Church Melbourne Vic Aus to Eliza Nicholls 1826 bapt 26 Mar 1826 Owlpen GLS ENG, died 8 May 1869 Newbridge Loddon VIC AUS. Parents James NICHOLLS and Hannah nee HANCOCK.
Robert then married Isabella JOHNSTON b. 1852, died 1925 Melbourne VIC, on 3 Nov 1869 All Saints Church Sandhurst VIC AUS.
There were no children from either marriage.
Is her sister Susannah Nichols aged 16 came Apr 1853 on the Monteagle as an Unassisted Immigrant? I also found a man named Robert Higgs aged 19 came May 1848 on the William Stewart.


Robert W Higgs, a native of Wales, son of Jonathan, was a bare knuckle fighting champion, wed 1856 #2247 to Susan Jane Nicholls of Camaugh Island
Although Higgs selected land near the Swan Hill Road, Arnold's Bridge, four kms from Newbridge on 8 June 1856, he had also selected land at Murphys Creek. Whilst clearing and establishing his farm, Robert took employment as a Brewer at Newbridge, became the proprietor of the Newbridge Brewery. Robert Higgs died on 13 April 1904 aged 75 years after 45 years in the area, buried Newbridge.
The farm land of Robert Higgs was offered for auction on 30 March 1906.
Robert's son Charles James Higgs, who took over the farm at Arnold's Bridge, married Isabella Ireland on 6 March 1888. Charles Higgs died 15 Nov 1938 aged 77 years with his widow dying on 12 Nov 1942 aged 82 years.
Karen Gaitskell (email bounced 9 Aug 2011) wrote - Robert Higgs and Susan Jane Nicholls are our line and I have quite a bit on them. The Alfred HIGGS you mentioned is my stepfather in law's father. Robert and Susan being Alfred's father.
10 children 1. Eliza Ellen Higgs 1859 #5730 - 1886 #7355 aged 27, wed 1884 #5496 to Andrew Simpson from Norway
2. Charles James Higgs 1861 #6071
3. Robert William Higgs 1863 #8286 - 1882 #7854 aged 18
4. Ernest Albert Henry Higgs 1867 #10156
5. William Higgs 1869 #11497
6. Frederick Higgs 1871 #26155
7. Alfred Higgs 1873 #13166 wed 1889 #1246 to Ursulla Hawkins
8. Ada Elizabeth Higgs 1876 #5744 wed 1908 #2761 to Thomas Evans
9. Susan Loveiania Higgs 1879 #26199 - 15 Aug 1882 lived 2 years
2. Charles James Higgs 1861 - 15 Nov 1938 aged 77 years, wed 1888 #1040 to Isabella Jane Ireland 1860 - 12 Nov 1942 aged 82, and settled on the land cleared by George Ireland
6 Children 1. Ada Theodora Pansy Higgs 1893 #1299
2. Mary Tessa Raymond Higgs 1894 #9458
3. Isa Keiller Vera Higgs 1897 #6937
4. Charles Wray Higgs 1900 #6952
5. Twin Robert William Higgs 1905 #6599
6. Twin George Maxwell Higgs 1905 #6600
7. Alfred Higgs 1873 wed 1889 #1246 to Ursulla Hawkins dau of Ursula Dingan nee McCullough wed 1859 #2414 to John Hawkins and lived at Clunes
Alfred moved to West Australia, wed in Coolgardie, W.A. 1903 to Maude Edwards, 9th child of Evelyna Crowhurst and Harry Edwards
2 children
of Ursula
1. Sabina Evelyn Higgs 1889 #14719
2. Ursulla Grace Higgs 1890 #22434
child of
Maud
3. Clyde Higgs 1904


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