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Daniel Hitchcock, Joseph Hitchcock, Martin Hitchings, Henry James Hoad, Thomas Hobill,
Alfred Hockey, Tiras Hockey, Andrew Hocking, Christopher Hocking,
Elisha Hocking, John and Christina Hocking, John and Phyllis Hocking, William Hocking,


Daniel Hitchcock

Daniel Hitchcock 1848 - 1922, was born in Liverpool, son of Daniel Hitchcock and Mary Nelson, wed c1866 to Isabella Sharp 1848 - 1921, born at Greenock, daughter of George Sharp and Cath Mossman
7 children 1. Elizabeth Mary Hitchcock 1867 died
2. George Nelson Hitchcock 1869 wed 1890, died 1937
3. Catherine Eleanor Hitchcock 1871
4. Daniel Hitchcock 1873
5. Arthur Hitchcock 1879 - 1880
6. Walter Wake Hitchcock 1886
7. Letitia Hitchcock 1890 - 1891
In 1908 Daniel Hitchcock, a Blacksmith, Isabelle doing Home Duties and Walter Wake a Bootmaker were living at Rochester.
2. George Nelson Hitchcock 1869 - 1937 died at Mooroopna, wed on 2 Apr 1890, when he was 21 and she was 16 years old, to Olive Sophia Guscetti, 20 Mar 1874 - 15 Jan 1905. She died at Tatura of Acute Pulmonary Phthsis after 6 months in medical care, aged 30
5 Children   Family details and links also on the McPherson page
1. Elsie May Hitchcock 1891 - 1917 wed 1908 to Samuel Henry McCartney
2. Isabella Guiditta Hitchcock 1892 - 1955 wed 1912 to John Campsie Brown
3. Mary Hitchcock 22 April 1894 - 24 Dec 1948 wed 1912 to Mark Brasher
4. Olive Sophia Hitchcock 1896 - 1949 wed 1919 to Joseph Charles Sloper
5. Theresa Guscetti Hitchcock 1903 - 1948 wed 1924 to Carl Gustaf Broman

Joseph Hitchcock

Joseph/James Hitchcock wed 1850 #25658 to Mary Ann Green and lived at Kilmore, Heathcote, Whroo, Tarnagulla
5 Children 1. Sophia Hitchcock 1855 #2180
2. Mary Ann Hitchcock 1857 #6965
3. Maria Hitchcock 1859 #8929 - 1860 #2685 lived 10 months
4. Elizabeth Hitchcock 1861 #4385 - 1862 #3068 lived 1 year
5. Lucy Hitchcock 1862 #22822
1. Sophia Hitchcock 1855 #2180 wed 1879 #4184 to John Sheridan and lived at Eddington
6 Children 1. Charles Sheridan 1880 #15367
2. John Sheridan 1881 #2319
3. James Sheridan 1882 #8865
4. Patrick Daniel Sheridan 1884 #9091
5. Thomas Sheridan 1885 - 1886 #1278 lived 9 months
6. Mary Agatha Sheridan 1887 #10734
5. Lucy Hitchcock 1962 #22822 born at Tarnagulla wed 1884 #1796 to Henry Gilders born in Adelaide, and lived at Collingwood

Martin Hitchings

Martin Hitchings and Elizabeth Kennedy Kilpatrick came c1866, lived first at Omeo
6 children 1. Martin Jno Thos Kilpatrick Hitchings 1867 #23770
2. Reid Bowie Hitchings 1869 #10659
3. Annie Hitchings 1871 #4499
4. Twin Elizabeth Kennedy Hitchings 1872 #21017
5. Twin Janet Hamilton Hitchings 1872 #21018
6. John Kilpatrick Hitchings 1874 #20551
Janet Hamilton Hitchings born 1872 wed 1902 William Charles Henry Goudge

Henry James Hoad

The Hoad family tree on their website has now disappeared.
Henry James Hoad wed 1860 #3747 to Elizabeth Baptie and lived at Sandhurst then Melbourne
8 Children 1. Kate Lilian Hoad 1861 #16828
2. Henry Baptie Hoad 1864 #11444
3. Jessie Mary Hoad 1865 #18271
4. William Charles Hoad 1866 #22806
5. Edith Elizabeth Hoad 1868 - 1963
6. Ernest Alexander Hoad 1876 #17587 - 1878 #12386 lived 2 years
7. Norman Charles Hoad 1877 #17070
8. Constance May Hoad 1882 #3968
1. Kate Lilian Hoad 1861 #16828 wed 1881 #3518 to Philip Edward Freeby
2. Henry Baptie Hoad 1864 #11444 wed 1888 #6488 to Cecilia Caroline Feigl 1869 #24531 born in Melbourne
3. Jessie Mary Hoad 1865 wed 1888 to Bertram Coppel

Thomas Hobill

Thomas Hobill 1858 - 1931 #12420 aged 73, son of Mary James and Thomas Hobill, from England wed 1882 #3539 to Lydia Eleanor Craig 1862 #10703 - 1938 #15482 aged 76, lived at Kingston and then at Allendale
5 Children 1. Mary Maud Hobill 1882 #24048
2. Annie Mary Hobill 1884 #10449
3. Thomas Edward Hobill 1886 #11396 lived 7 weeks
4. Henry James Hobill 1888 #7980
5. Eleanor Jane Hobill 1891 - 1960 #22521 aged 69,
5. Eleanor Jane Hobill 1891 - 1960 #22521 aged 69, wed 1912 to James Henry Bunn, 1 child

Alfred Hockey

Alfred Hockey aged 32 from England 1821 - 1876 #2118 aged 56, came Aug 1853 on the Lady Kennaway with Mary Anne Pickford aged 27, 1825 - 1871 #3433 aged 46, daughter of Elizabeth and William Pickford of England, and lived at Amherst then Glendernil
Also on the Lady Kennaway is Mary A Hockey aged 16, who vanishes in Victoria
Alfred Hockey wed 1873 #2729 to Margaret Speirs 1831 - 1873 #8858 aged 42, daughter of Isabella Bell and unknown Robertson from Somersetshire, widow of John Speirs with 2 children.
10 Children 1. Matthew William Hockey 1856 #2340 wed 1877 #1715
2. James Alfred Hockey 1857 #10566
3. Emma Pickford Hockey 1858 #17295 lived 14 months
4. Mary Ann Hockey 1860 #2914 lived 9 weeks
5. Jane Hockey died 1861 #1738 lived 4 weeks
6. Jane Hockey 1861 #2723 died
7. Twin Mary Hockey 1862 #1453 lived 1 day
8. Twin Jane Hockey 1862 #1454 lived 9 days
9. Unnamed Male (John) Hockey 1864 #22828 lived 10 weeks
10. Eliza Hockey 1867 #22647
1. Matthew William Hockey 1856 #2340 wed 1877 #1715 to Mary Annie Forrester 1854 #6035 only Victorian born child of Susannah Lang and Alexander Forrester, and lived at Avon then Coghills Creek
7 Children 1. Esther Lillian Hockey 1878 #6374
2. Eva Evaline Hockey 1880 #133
3. May Ann Hockey 1882 #8151
4. Alfred William Hockey 1882 #21926
5. Ethel Maggie Hockey 1884 #8334 lived 11 months
6. Elsie May Hockey 1886 #1820
7. Gilbert Nirwood Hockey 1888 #19135
2. James Alfred Hockey 1857 #10566 wed 1878 #1507 to Eliza Hawkins 1855 #6842 born in Prahan, and lived at Avon Plains
5 Children 1. Alfred Henry Hockey 1879 #6604
2. Richard Roland Hockey 1881 #20802
3. Oswald Hockey 1884 #14080
4. Harrold Hockey 1886 #15316
5. Adelaide Hockey 1888 #8216

Tiras Hockey

Tiras Hockey aged 50 came May 1853 on the Calliope with Phoebe Hockey aged 50, and Phoebe Hockey aged 29, Tiras Hockey aged 27, Absolm Hockey aged 23, Samuel Hockey aged 21, Uriah Hockey aged 19, Mary Hockey aged 18, Elizabeth Hockey aged 9, wife of Tiras - Sarah Hockey aged 27 and Sarah E Hockey aged Infant 0
Tiras Hockey wed 20 Nov 1822 to Phoebe Thorne at Nether Compton, Dorset, UK
Tiras Hockey 1801 - 1882 #1524 aged 81, died at Fitzroy, Vic, Aust
Phoebe Hockey nee Thorne 1801 - 1885 #4492 aged 84, died at Carlton, Vic, christened 18 Feb 1798 dau of Mary and Thomas Thorn, at Hardwick, Buckingham, England
10 children 1. Phoebe Hockey 1823 - 1877 #8030 aged 54, from Dorset
2. Tiras Hockey 1824 - 1864 #610 aged 39, wed Sarah Bossom and came with infant dau Sarah,
3. Absalom Hockey born 07 Jan 1829 at Bradford, died 1871 #5887 aged 42
4. Samuel Hockey aged 21, c1831 - 1885 #2243 aged 54, died at Melb E Hos, wed 1871 #3296 to Eliza Banks
5. Uriah Hockey aged 19, 1833 - 1863,
6. Mary Hockey aged 18, c1834 - 1855 #680 aged 22,
7. Elizabeth Hockey aged 9, 1843,
2. Tiras Hockey 1824 - 1864 #610 aged 39, wed Sarah Bossom and came with infant dau Sarah,
3 children 1. Sarah Elizabeth Bossom Hockey 1852 wed 1874 #2353 to William Francis Tinkler, dau Mabel 1875
2. Tires George Hockey 1856 #326 - 1858 #330 lived 2 years
3. Annie Bossom Hockey 1858 #9631 wed 1880 #1113 to Thomas Terence Colvin, son Leslie 1886
4. Samuel Hockey came aged 21, c1831 - 1885 #2243 aged 54, died at Melb E Hos, wed 1871 #3296 to Eliza Banks 1815 - 1886 #10765 aged 72, dau of Hannah and Henry Banks, died at Rokewood, Vic
5. Uriah Hockey aged 19, 1833 - 1863, wed 1854 #2874 to Emma Ely c1830 and lived in Collingwood, Fitzroy
5 children 1. Emma Hockey 1855 #445 wed 1872 #1981 to William Glen Lion Evans, 7 chn to 1888
2. Horace Hockey 1856 #10683 wed 1879 #53 to Sarah Driscoll, 5 chn to 1888
3. Tom Hockey 1858 #15003 wed 1882 #459 to Ellen Nichol 3 chn
4. George Arthur Hockey 1861 #11334
5. Fred Uriah Hockey 1863 #13398 wed 1881 #3947 to Maria Margaret Taylor, 2 chn

Andrew Hocking

Andrew Hocking wed c1868 to Jane Oates Davey and had 3 daughters wed William Addison 1862 #10247 - 1945 #4281 aged 83.
1. Mary Davey Hocking 1864 - 1960 #5590 aged 96, wed 1903 #4567 to William Addison
2. Elizabeth Hocking 1870 - 1892 #1879 aged 22, wed 1891 #660 to William Addison
3. Margaret Ann Hocking 1871 #8577 - 1901 #13005 aged 30 wed 1899 #585 to William Addison
4. Louisa Hocking 1873 #23424 - 1875 #6400 lived 1 year
5. Louisa 1875 #15276
6. William Nicholas Hocking 1877 #8238
1 child 1. Elizabeth Addison 1892 #3998 born at Fitzroy South

Christopher Hocking

Children's surname varies, parents names are consistent
Thomasin Jewell christened 09 Feb 1823 dau of Mary and Thomas Jewell at Hatherleigh, Devon, England
Christopher Hocking wed Apr-Jun 1847 to Thomasine Jewell at Helston Vol 9 page 146, in the county of Cornwall
Christopher Hocking/ Hockin aged 22, labourer, from Simney, Cornwall, Wesleyan able to read, came March 1849 on the Osprey with Thomasina/Tamzin Jewell aged 26, 1821 - 1884 #5621 aged 61 dau of Mary and Thomas Jewell Christening: 09 Feb 1823 at Hatherleigh, Devon, England, lived at Barrabool, Geelong then Murghebohn
7 Children 1. Thomas Henry Hockin 1852 #22871 at Church Of England, Christ Church, Geelong
2. Sarah Elizabeth Hawkins 1854 #6749
3. Ellen Hawkins 1856 #9043
4. Christopher Hawkins 1858 #6975
5. William Samuel Hawkins 1860 #8637
6. Mary Hocking 1862 - 1865 #5041 lived 3 years
7. Tamzen Hockings 1864 #23891 - 1894 #9254 aged 29,
1. Thomas Henry Hocking wed 1881 #2341 to Ellen Skene 1862 #20259 and lived at Murghebolu
5 Children 1. George Henry Hocking 1882 #24682
2. Tamzin Jewell Hocking 1885 #4739
3. Elizabeth Ethel Hocking 1887 #5318
4. Thomas Henry Hocking 1888 #31790
5. Rose Helen Hocking 1891 #25884
2. Sarah Elizabeth Hawkins 1854 #6749 appears to be Sarah Elizabeth Hocking who gave Murghebol as birthplace when she wed 1888 #4495 to Andrew Hare 1857 #6595 son of Emily Cozens and Daniel Hare, born at Inverleigh. No known chn
4. Christopher Hawkins 1858 #6975, as Hocking wed 1888 #3391 to Mary Ann McCallum born at Inverleigh, possibly Mary Ann McCallum 1866 #1784 dau of Margaret McKay and Alexander McCallum, lived at Murgheboluc
1 Child 1. Christina Sarah Hocking 1890 #15614
5. William Samuel Hawkins 1860 #8637, as Hocking wed 1886 #251 to Madeline Regner as Regener registered 1860 #16673 dau of George and Madeline Holman/Homan. Family lived at Murgheboluc
George Regner aged 30 came Jan 1853 on the Lady Arbella
Madeline Homan's possible arrival is Mary Homan aged 25 came Jun 1858 on the Agincourt. Family known as George and Madeline, lived at Maryborough, Inke? and then Grassy Gully
3 children 1. Jacob Regner 1858 #18394
2. Madeline Regener 1860 #16673
3. Philip Regum 1866 #11354
6 Children 1. Madeline Hocking 1887 #4423
2. William Samuel Hocking 1888 #31792
3. Eva Hocking 1892 #25799
4. Robt Hocking 1894 #31667
5. Chas Francis Hocking 1897 #13219
6. Harriet Bertha Hocking 1898 #28104
7. Tamzin Hocking 1865 - 1894 #9254 aged 29, wed 1890 #2352 to Daniel Hare 1863 #8422

Elisha Hocking

Cornwall 1851 Census, Folio 296 Page 13
46,Foundry Row,John Hocking,Head,M,50, Miner,St Austle Cornwall, and Jane Hocking,Wife,M, 47, St Day Cornwall,
Elisha Hocking,Son,U, 20,Miner,St Austle Cornwall, and Elijah Hocking,Son,U,15, Miner,St Blazey Cornwall,
John Francis,Lodger,U,48, Miner,Redruth Cornwall,
Son-in-law John Pitters,Lodger,M,25, Miner, St Agness Cornwall, wife Elizabeth Pitters,Lodger,M, 22, St Austle Cornwall, Elizabeth Pitters,Dau,U, 2, St Blazey Cornwall John Hockin Pitters,Son, 4m, St Blazey Cornwall,

Elisha Hocking wed Oct-Dec 1853 to Ann Marks in district of Redruth, Cornwall
Elisha Hocking, Anne Marks, parents of child named William George born 1854-08-06 at (TMu) in South Australia

Elisha Hocking and Annie Marks lived at White Hills, Eaglehawk
5 children 1. William George Hocking 1857 #12412
2. Henrietta Hocking 1861 #10417
3. Rebecca Jane Hocking 1868 #8960
4. Richard John Hocking 1872 #22927
5. Mary Hocking 1875 #8650 - 1875 #1588 lived 2 years
1. William George Hocking 1857 #12412, born at Sandhurst, wed 1880 #2918 to Carol Scaddan born in Cornwall, and lived at Eaglehawk
8 children 1. Caroline Maud Hocking 1880 #15286
2. Wm Henry Scaddan Hocking 1881 #15969
3. Elizabeth Ann Hocking 1883 #23170
4. Ethel May Hocking 1886 #17791
5. Arthur John Hocking 1888 #19900
6. Elisha Geo Hocking 1891 #2757 - 1893 #13956 lived 2 years
7. Thos Hocking 1895 #11640
8. Jas Regd Hocking 1900 #10599
2. Henrietta Hocking 1861 #10417 wed 1880 #1429 to Joseph Trevean from Cornwall and lived at Eaglehawk
6 children 1. Lilly Mabel Trevean 1884 #16404
2. Joseph Saml Elisha Jno Trevean 1886 #17842
3. Flor Jane Trevean 1889 #21006
4. Millie Trevean 1891 #22332 - 1892 #13606 lived 1 year
5. Ida Henrietta Trevean 1893 #3191
6. Gladys Maud Trevean 1895 #20344

John and Christina Hocking

John Hocking came c1860 with Christina Mitchell and lived at Hepburn then at Daylesford
4 Children 1. Ann Hocking 1861 #9117
2. Henry Simon Hocking 1863 #20096
3. Ellen Hocking 1865 #1986
4. Christiana Hocking 1866 #20872 - 1866 #10274 lived 2 weeks
3. Ellen Hocking 1865 #1996 wed 1882 #1613 to Arthur Hare

John and Phyllis Hocking


Cornwall 1841 Census, Civil Parish of St. Just, Book 10 Folio 16 Page 25,
Chywoon,1,John Hocking,28, Miner, and Matilda Hocking, 32, all born In county, with John Hocking,6, Janifer Hocking, 4, and Richard Hocking,1
and in 1851
103,Chyoon,John Hocking,Head, M,38, Tin Miner,Madron Cornwall, and Matilda Hocking, Wife,M, 42, Sennen Cornwall,
Children all born at St Justm Cornwall
John Hocking,Son, 15, Tin Miner, Jane Hocking,Dau, 13, Richard Hocking, Son, 10, Tin Dresser, Ellen Hocking, Dau, 8, Joseph Hocking,Son, 5
John Hocking 1835 - 28 Mar 1911 age 75 born in St Just In Penwith Cornwall, died in Malmsbury
John Hocking b: in St Just In Penwith?, Cornwall?, UK?
Mother: Matilda Blackwell b: in St Just In Penwith?, Cornwall?, UK?
wed Apr-Jun 1858 to Phillis or Phyllis Trudgeon b: 1835 in Sancreed, Cornwall, UK c: 15th Nov 1835 in Sancreed, and died 1906 aged 71, at Malmsbury, Victoria,
They came about 1858 to Vic and lived at Fryers Creek till about 1880 when they moved to Emerald Hill (Northern Melbourne) and thgen to Malmsbury, Victoria.
10 Children 1. John Hocking 1859 #9601 - 1901 born at Fryers Creek, died at Kilmore, Victoria
2. Richard Hocking 1861 #4437 - 1862 #4276 lived 4 months
3. William John Hocking 1863 #2136 - 1937 #4456 aged 74
4. Elizabeth Jane Hocking 1865 #8521 - 1867 #5455 lived 2 years
5. Richard Gregory Hocking 1867 #8209 - 1881 #1226 lived 13 years
6. Joseph Hocking 1869 #15599 - 1942 #4231 aged 73
7. James Hocking 1871 #9089 - 1871 #6190 lived 3 months
8. Matilda Jane Hocking 1873 #2537
9. Elizabeth Ellen Hocking 1875 #2540 - 1933 #6831 aged 57
10. Nicholas Thomas Hocking 1878 #2453 - 1953 #12831 aged 75
1. William John Hocking 1863 #2136 - - 1937 #4456 aged 74, from Fryerstow wed 1888 #608 to Marion Emily Rayment 1868 #2513 - 1941 #2919 aged 73, dau of Mary Ann Oakley and Henry Rayment, whose first known child Frederick Henry Rayment was registered 1854 #6714 at Geelong, lived at South Melbourne, Malvern
7 Children 1. Herbert Jno Hocking 1889 #23986
2. Arthur Hy Hocking 1891 #14903
3. Wm Eric Hocking 1892 #25296
4. Geo Regd Hocking 1894 #22709 - 1899 #2425 lived 4 years
5. Richard Keith Hocking 1896 #4966
6. Frank Noel Rayment Hocking 1898 #4678
7. Beatrice Elsie Marion Hocking 1899 #20209
6. Frank Noel Rayment Hocking 1898 #4678 - 1953 #5902 aged 55, wed 1922 to Ella Winifred Houston 1897 #18453 - 13 Feb 1985 aged 88
2 Children 1. Norman Frank Hocking 1924 - 1972 #11212 aged 48
2. Margery Winnifred Hocking 1930 - 1933 #214 lived 3 years
6. Joseph Hocking 1869 #15599 - 1942 #4231 aged 73 wed 1994 #5625 to Lydia Francis Wragge 1874 #25027 - 1945 #7450 aged 71, dau of Esther Charlotte Boseley/Bosely from London, wed 1867 #4216 to Walter Noel Wragge from UK
2 Children 1. Esther Phyllis Hocking 1895 #31114 - 1960 #4855 aged 64, wed Morrison
2. Rhoda Frances Hocking 1899 #4549 - 1943 #4471 aged 47
3. Gordon Powell Hocking 1900 #12839
4. William Bruce Hocking 1909 - 1961 #8550 aged 52
8. Matilda Jane Hocking 1873 #2537 - 1913 wed to John Juniss Perkins John Innes Perkins 1857 - 1948 #9992 aged 85, son of Jane Nankervis and John Inness Perkins, died at South Melbourne.
10. Nicholas Thomas Hocking 1878 #2453 - 1953 #12831 aged 75 wed Margaret Rose 1880 #9826 - 1949 #2095 aged 68, dau of Betsy Marshall and William Rose who had 10 chn
2 Children 1. Elizabeth Jean Hocking 1905 - 1962 #5808 aged 57, wed Stephen
2. William John Hocking 1907 - 1976 #8991 aged 69

William Hocking

This family is included because Annie had 12 children
William Hocking wed Sep 1869 to Annie Willmett, Vol 11a page 249 in the district Newport Mon is an alternative name for Newport M and it spans the boundaries of the counties of Glamorgan, Gwent and Monmouthshire;
They came as Mr WH and Mrs Hocking, adults, Jan 1870 on the Melmerby and lived at Clunes, Melton, Blackwood, Bunnynong
12 Children 1. William Willmett Hocking 1870 #22128 - 1886 #528 lived 15 years
2. Alfred John Mitchel Hocking 1872 #10809 wed 1894 $484 to Grace Thiessen 1873 #22450 dau of Isabella Patterson and John Thiessen born at Bunniyong
3. Philip Henry Hocking 1873 #11286 wed 1900 #3647 to Cath Singleton 1870 #11941 dau of Bridget Galvin and Henry Singleton, born at Spri
4. Herbert George Hocking 1874 #17794
5. Caroline Elizabeth Hocking 1875 #17983
6. James Edward Hocking 1876 #21140
7. Francis Hocking 1878 #6958
8. Percival Hocking 1879 #7223
9. Emily Ellen Hocking 1880 #20577
10. Lucy Hocking 1882 #648
11. Adeline Hocking 1885 #985
12. Reginald Hocking 1887 #26495


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