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Charles Hidditch, of Portland accused Samuel Harris of theft case discharged. Source - Port Phillip Herald 16 July 1844
Peter Hiddles labourer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Richard Hiddles confectioner off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr Higinbotham - (Intermediate 10), came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
Mr Higginbottom departed 19 May 1841 from Launceston for Portland Bay on the Minerva - source Launceston Courier 24 May 1841
Charles Higginbotham wed Hannah Wythe in 1845 at Presbyterian
Thomas Higginbotham in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
Thomas Higginbotham and Ann baptised John 1844, William 1844, James 1845 died
Thomas Higginbotham, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
Thomas Higginbotham painter & glazier Victoria Parade Collingwood, Source - 1847 Directory
Ann Higgin 22 (single woman 28) House maid RC neither Tipperary, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Ann Higgins wed John Quinn in 1845 at Roman Catholic
Barney Higgins Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne, 30th April, 1847
Charles Higgins Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Oct 1843
Charles Higgins Page 153 letters atPost Office, 31st May 1847
Daniel Higgins 27 hus (family 22), came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Ellen Higgins 28 wife of Daniel (family 22), came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Maurice Higgins 2 son of Daniel (family 22), came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Mr Edmund T Higgins / Higgins - (Cabin 7), , came 22 Jan 1840 on the John Bull
Edmund T Higgins wed Catherine Callaghan in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Edward Higgins, and Catherine Callaghan baptised female Ellen at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 # 381
baptised Daniel 1844, William 1845, Edward 1847

From on Thursday, 10 June, 2010

Dear Elizabeth,
Edward Higgins (1815–1891) was from Killawillin (then known as Killavullen and other spellings) near Mallow, north of Cork. Edward was 23 when he came out on the Calcutta to Sydney in 1838, with his parents Edward/Edmund Higgins (c1789–1866) and Ellen Fitzgerald (died 1843), brothers William (1824–1894) and Michael (1831–1873) and sister Catherine (died 1841). The family were bounty immigrants so the detailed records also give Edward/Edmund and Ellen’s parents’ names. The family came to Melbourne (from Sydney) in 1839 where Edward and Catherine’s wedding (14.11.1841) was one of the earliest at St Francis. I do have that certificate.
Their children became known as Ellen Mary Higgins 1842 #391 – 1926, Daniel Joseph Higgins 1844 #174, William Sylvester Higgins 1845 #1270 – 1905 and Edward Benedict Higgins 1848 #2555 – 1906). Later children were Michael Higgins 1849 #4139 – 1850 (death not indexed), Catherine Higgins (1852–1852, not indexed), John Bernard Higgins 1852 #6617 – 1929), Patrick Lawrence Higgins (1854 #206 – 1932), Michael Francis Higgins (1856–1892 not indexed) and Joseph (1858 #5081 – 1861 #8601).
Hope this is of interest.
Claire Owen, Mansfield, Victoria

Mr Edward Higgins Cabin - arrived 22 Jan 1840 from Leith on the John Bull
Edward Higgins, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
James Higgins 20 hus (family 15) Carpenter RC both Dublin, came 7 Oct 1841 on the Intrinsic
Ellen Higgins 20 wife of James (family 15) RC both Dublin, came 7 Oct 1841 on the Intrinsic
Margarete Higgins 0 dau of James (family 15) RC Dublin, came 7 Oct 1841 on the Intrinsic
James Higgins and Ellen Crosby 20, Margarete 0 baptised Margaret 1841, Fran 1843, Ellen 1845, Thomas 1847
James Higgins in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 March 1843
James Higgins, letter at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 2 Jan 1844
James Higgins, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 31 Oct 1844
James Higgins, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
James Higgins carpenter off Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
John Higgins 22 (Steerage 8) Ploughman, Perthshire, came 11 Aug 1840 on the Isabella Watson
Janet Higgins 23 (Steerage 9) Housekeeper, came 11 Aug 1840 on the Isabella Watson
Family continued to Sydney, see here
John Higgens 28 hus (family 8 ) Labourer RC both Kings County, came 3 Dec 1841 on the Branken Moor
Susan Higgens 27 wife of John (family 8 ) House Servant RC reads Kings County, came 3 Dec 1841 on the Branken Moor
James Higgens 8 son of John (family 8 ) RC reads Kings County, came 3 Dec 1841 on the Branken Moor
John Higgins, and Susannah Nailor baptised female Martha at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 # 147
John Higgans and Susannah Nailor baptised Jane 1844, John Joseph 1847
John Higgins, Constable in course of his duty before the Supreme Court Sat 16 Mar 1844 for aggravated assult by Henry Wheeler. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 16 Mar 1844
John Higgins Directory 1847 merchant, off Flinders lane
John Higgins - Gawler St, London Inn not had License before, Name of Surety Thomas Fairo Portland, 1 year from 1 July 1842. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 53, 19 Apr 1842
John Higgins - Gawler St, London Inn not had License before, Name of Surety Robert Herbertson Portland, 1 year from 1 July 1842. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 53, 19 Apr 1842
John Higgins - Portland, London Inn, Name of Surety Walter Browning ?? Portland, 1 year from 1 July 1843. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 55, 23 Apr 1843
John Higgins - Portland, London Inn, Name of Surety William ? Portland, 1 year from 1 July 1843. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 55, 23 Apr 1843
John Higgins in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
John Higgins - Gawler St, Portland, London Inn, Name of Surety Owen Reiley Portland, 9 Sep 1844 to 1 July 1845. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 59, 16 Aug 1844
John Higgins at Gawler St, Portland, London Inn, Name of Surety Walter Birmingham Portland, 9 Sep 1844 to 1 July 1845. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 59, 16 Aug 1844
John Higgins at Bentinck Julia Sts Portland, Saloon Inn yes had License before, Name of Surety SH Osborne Portland, 1 July 1846 - 1 July 1847. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 63, 20 Apr 1846
John Higgins at Bentinck Julia Sts Portland, Saloon Inn yes had License before, Name of Surety Walter Birmingham Portland, 1 July 1846 - 1 July 1847. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 63, 20 Apr 1846
John Higgins merchant off Flinders lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Luke Higgins sailed from Hobart, 16 March 1836 for Portland and London on the Boadicea
Mary Higgins, mother of Michael Donahue born 20 May 1841 son of Patrick Donahue - see my Chapman page for details of this event
Mr and Mrs Higgins arrived 26 July 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip, on the Scout brig
Patrick Higgins Convict came 1834 on the Royal Sovereign assigned to Pilot Boat's Crew
Found dead after going missing 3 weeks ago a man of large frame, clothes recognised, source Melbourne Courier 25 Feb 1846. He had been complained against by employer, had a month in prison, then took to drink, and wandered into the bush.
Patrick Higgins and Johannah Connor baptised John 1847
Patrick Higgins and Mary Mulcondey baptised Margaret 1847
Peter Higgins wed Bridget Conolly in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne baptised Thomas 1846
Robert Higgins 20 (single man 13) Farm servant. RC both Co Leath?, came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
Robert Higgins Page 32 letters at Post Office, 3 Feb 1847
Sarah Higgins at corner of Julia and Bentinck Sts, London Inn yes had License before, Name of Surety Walter Birmingham, 1 July 1847 to 30 June 1848. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 69, 20 May 1847
Sarah Higgins - Julia and Bentinck Sts, London Inn yes had License before, Name of Surety George Claridge, 1 July 1847 to 30 June 1848. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 69, 20 May 1847
Sarah Higgins Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 7 April 1847
Thomas Higgins aged 20 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Thomas Higgins Convict came 1836 on the Lady Nugent assigned to J R Murdock
William Higgins is a brother to Edward Higgins, see letter from Claire in that section. She wrote 'This was Edward’s brother William who came out from Ireland. He was a bootmaker and publican (insolvent at one time) and had 13 children. This family ended up in the Darby area near Toowoomba after living on some very remote properties NW of Goondiwindi.'
William Higgins wed Mary Mcauliffe in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne baptised Anne 1847
Higgins see Nicholson & Higgins in a partnership settlers Hopkins River Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
William Higginson Convict came 1836 on the Moffat assigned to G C Curlewis Esq.
Mr C Higgs sailed 7-Oct 1840 from Launceston for Portland Bay on the Minerva - source Launceston Courier 12 Oct 1840
George Higgs haircutter Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
James Highett 21 single man Labourer Oxfordshire Forwarded to Geelong, Forwarded to Geelong, arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
John Highett Merri Creek Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
John Highett freehold Barwon River 10 miles from Corio Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
John Highett, The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 23 June 1843 voted in election 20 June 1843, during second hour, 10-11am
John Highett, voted 11-noon Melbourne to elect two members to sit in Legislative Council. Source - Port Phillip Herald 26 Apr 1844
John Highett, on Committee for Separation Society, District of Grant. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 June 1844
John Highett, Portland Bay District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
John Highett, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District August 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 29 Sep 1845
John Highett Directory 1847 settler, Mount Moriac, County Grant
John Highett Correspondence sold Portland Bay Hesse Mount to Hopkins, Henry; Owned Property Barwon River 10 miles from Geelong - Freehold Property
John Highett settler Mount Moriac County Grant, Source - 1847 Directory
Joseph Highett 21 single man Labourer Oxfordshire Forwarded to Geelong, Forwarded to Geelong, arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
J Highett, exported 10 bales of wool to UK in the previous year. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 June 1845
Mary Highett 16 single woman Child's maid Prot reads Oxfordshire Forwarded to Geelong Forwarded to Geelong arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Moses Highett 39 hus labourer Prot reads Oxford Forwarded to Geelong, Forwarded to Geelong, arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Elizabeth Highett 39 wife Prot reads Oxfordshire arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Elizabeth Highett 13, Moses Highett 9, Jonah Highett 6, Job Highett 3 and Dinah Highett 1 Prot Oxfordshire arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Mr Highett Departed from Launceston on 8 Aug 1838 for Port Phillip on the Henry
Mr Highett Departed from Launceston on 20 Sep 1838 for Port Phillip on the Henry
Mr Highett arrived 18 Oct 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Corsair
Mr Highett departing 10 Nov 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, on the Corsair
Mr Highett Arrived 1 Jan 1842 at Sydney from Port Phillip on 28 Dec 1841 on the Sea Horse
Mr W Highett Esq. Arrived at Launceston on 8 Sep 1838 from Port Phillip on the Henry
Mr W Highett Esq. Departed from Launceston on 20 Sep 1838 for Port Phillip on the Henry
William Highett Presbyterian resident Subscriber to build school 1 Mar 1839
William Highett, subscribed 5/5/- to the Testomonial to be presented to Captain Lonsdale, raising a total of 325 pounds 17s from 76 men. Source - Port Phillip Herald 31 Jan 1840
William Highett Manager Union Bank Queen-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
William Highett has 2 Deeds of Grant received by Sub-Treasury, and ready for delivery upon payment of the regulated fees, source Melbourne Times, 18 March 1843, page 3, Government Notices
William Highett freehold about 4 miles from Portland, at the suburban alotments Portland Bay Electors, resident within the County of Normandy, in Police District of Portland source PPH 9 May 1843
William Highett freehold Portland Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
William Highett, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Suburban about 4 miles from Portland Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
William Highett, appointed Steward for Brightonn Races to be held on 8 Jan 1846. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Jan 1846
William Highett Correspondence Murray Manidample 9 Transferred from Highett & Wills
William Highett Owned Property Portland - Freehold Property ; Owned Property Richmond - House & Land
William Highett gentleman Richmond, Source - 1847 Directory
John Highfield, witness proved that notice of action and summons were served on Condell and Russell. Source - Port Phillip Herald 29 Nov 1844
John Highfield clerk to Easey McKillop street, Source - 1847 Directory
James Hyland / Highland 21 (young man 24) Farm Servant RC neither Cork, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
John Hight, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Barwon River, 10 miles from Geelong Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Patrick Hiland 20 hus (family 13) Labourer RC reads Kilkenny, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Bitty Hiland 31 wife of Patrick (family 13) Labourer RC reads Kilkenny, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Alfred Hilbert Adult came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Elizabeth Hildes witness to wedding 26 Dec 1839 of Henry Heyward by Rev James Forbes Presbyterian
James Hilet and Bridget Buckley baptised Bridget 1847

From on Sunday, 22 May, 2011

Hi Elizabeth. James Hilet & Anne English (My G/G/Grandparents) had 9 children. 1842 Richard in Tumut NSW, 1844 Lawrence in Hume River area, NSW. 1846 Catherine, Goulburn river, Murchison, NSW.
Then we go to 1851 & Charlotte Goulburn river area at Murchison, 1851 is Charlotte same area, then Ellen 1852, James 1854, Thomas 1956, William 1858 & Anna 1861, they are all Avenel, vic.
So you can see the break in their children between 1846 & 1851. leaving the 1847 when Bridget Buckley/Hilet was born.
Murchison on the Goulburn river is not far from Seymour, Avenel, Donnybrook & that is where Kinlochewe was, there was a tollgate there & a hotel that burned down in 1851. Gold also in that area.. A Thomas Buckley had 25 acres in Kilmore (next door) in 1845-1846).
Our James Hilet had the store/hotel in Avenel, leased land from Tabhilk winery & had the coaches stop there. He was in the area between 1846 & 1851 (actually till 1875) that is when the 1847 birth took place.
Certificate. when baptised 22/12/1847. when born July, childs name Bridget. Parents names James Hilet & Bridget Buckley. abode Kinlochewe. No:- 41849. Sponsors Catherine McNally. Who preformed ceremony Very Rev P.B.George. (Rev Fr Patrick Bonaventure Geoghegan). In the county of Bourke. St Francis, Melbourne. NSW Roman Catholic Baptisms. I always thought that travelling priests preformed the baptisms & then they were recorded at the nearest Catholic church, this one being St Francis in Melbourne.
Possibilty........
Bridget Buckley Died 1847 Melbourne 1yr. 1847 #40543/446. Parents Unknown.
or
Bridget Buckley born 1847 died in Lithgow, NSW. 1942 #10335. parents. James unknown & Bridget unknown.

There is a baptism, with a child who would be a year old in 1847 -
Bridget Buckley born in Melbourne, baptised 1846 #39673 in the Roman Catholic church St Francis, Melbourne daughter of Johanna Stapleton and Michael Buckley


Edward Hiley 29 hus (25 family) Labourer Prot both Perthshire, came 12 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chipman
Bridget Hiley 27 wife of Edward (25 family) House Servant, came 12 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chipman
William Hiley, - arrived 13 Jan 1842 from London and Cork on the Samuel Boddington
Elias Hilgar 36 hus (16 family) Farm Servant Prot neither Somerset, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson wife died on voyage with her new born dau Martha
George Hilgar 12, Eliza Hilgar 10, Emily Hilgar 8, Amelia Hilgar 6 and Ellen Hilgar 1 dau of Elias (16 family) Somerset, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
from 'Somerset Years', Elias Helyar wed 25 Dec 1825 to Martha Dooling at Yoevil, both born 1805, and had 7 born in Somerset but 2 sons each named Joseph, died. Ellen died soon after arriving in Melbourne.
Anne Hill 28 Housemaid Co Galway RC neither employed by Daiel Fox Melbourne arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
Anne Hill wed John Galsworthy in 1846 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Captain Hill - (Cabin 1), came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Mrs Hill - wife of Captain (Cabin 1), came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Flanille Hill (son) and Hill child, Cabin, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
E Hill (Intermediate), came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Captain Hill master departed from Launceston Mon 9 May 1836 for Port Phillip, on the Champion
Captain Hill Arrived at Launceston 27 June 1836 from Port Phillip, on the Champion
Miss C Hill departed 23 Sep 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Tamar
Carol Hill wed Thomas Roadknight in 1847 at Church of England Christ Church, Geelong
Charles Hill in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Mrs Charlotte Hill, letter at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 2 Jan 1844
Mrs Charlotte Hill, List No 7, 31 July 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Aug 1844
Charlotte Hill Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
David Hill tailor Cleveland-terrace Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
David Hill, The Port Phillip Herald Tue 27 Jun 1843 voted in election 20 June 1843, resident of Geelong Tue 27 Jun 1843 Geelong resident signed supporting William Lonsdale
David Hill freehold Corio St Geelong Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
David Hill on list of Geelong supporters of William Lonsdale, Sub-Treasurer source PPH 27 June 1843
David Hill, voted in Geelong to elect two members to sit in Legislative Council. Source - Port Phillip Herald 26 Apr 1844
David Hill, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 29 Aug 1844
David Hill, one of 469 voters who qualified by Dwelling house in Yarra St Geelong Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845 David Hill, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
David Hill and Jane baptised Alfred 1846
Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 7 April 1847
David Hill watchmaker North Corio, Source - 1847 Directory
Edward Hiley 29 hus (family 25) Labourer Prot both Perthshire, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Bridget Hiley 27 wife of Edward (family 25) House Servant, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Edward Hill wed Eliza Mansfield in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Edward Hill, and Eliza Maunsell baptised female Anne at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 # 447 and baptised Edward 1845
E Hill (and W Hill) Intermediate, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Eliza Hill wed Edward Cullen in 1840 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Elizabeth Hill 19 (single woman 25) Housemaid Prot reads Somerset, came 1 Mar 1841 on the Argyle
Elizabeth Hill 27 (single woman 24) Cook Prot both Exeter, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
Miss E Hill departed 25 June 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Tamar
Miss E Hill departed 23 Sep 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Tamar
Elizabeth Hill wed John Cole in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Elizabeth Hill, female wed Edward Pope 1842 #4485 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Elizabeth Hill, female wed Richard Stevens 1842 #4561 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Emma Hill Departed from Launceston, on 10 Jan 1839 for Port Phillip, on the Perseverance
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