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  • Name Henry Wicks  [3, 4, 5
    Born Abt 1832  Westham, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Westham, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    England 
    Residence 1851  Westham, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Westham, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    England 
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  Westham, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Agricultural Labourer 
    Residence Bef 11 Jan 1855  Plumstead, Woolwich, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Ref: Marriage certificate 
    Immigration Between 1 Apr 1855 and 30 Jun 1855  Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Louisa and Henry Wicks left the Port of Plymouth aboard the ship 
    • "Ravenscraig" 10 March 1855 bound for Australia. They arrived in Australia on 24 June 1855 at Geelong, Victoria. (Reference: Public Record Office, Victoria - assisted passenger list).
    Property 1885  Yinnar, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Built the Yinnar Hotel, a house of 12 rooms, with a stable of 5 
    • stalls, and accommodation paddocks, along with his farm
    Residence 1903  Yinnar, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Buried 1908  Hazelwood Cemetery, Morwell, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 27 Oct 1908  East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I2771  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 2 May 2018 

    Father Charles Wicks
              b. 20 Mar 1779, Westham, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1853, Westham, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Phoebe Hook
              b. 1789, Wartling, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Abt 1859, Southwark, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 31 Jan 1815  Eastbourne, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage by banns: Charles of Westham. Phoebe of this parish. Witnesses Geo HART and Thos HART.
    Family ID F336  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Louisa Honnisett
              b. 1830, Herstmonceux, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 13 May 1879, Maribyrnong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 11 Jan 1855  Islington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Name: WICKS, Henry; Record Type: Marriages; Quarter: March; Year: 185; District: Islington; County: Middlesex; Volume: 1b; Page: 216.

      Name: HONNISETT, Louisa; Record Type: Marriages; Quarter: March; Year: 185; District: Islington; County: Middlesex; Volume: 1b; Page: 216.
    Registration Mar 1855  Islington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Marriage 
    • Volume 1b, Page 216
    Children 
     1. Priscilla Matilda Wicks
              b. 1856, Essendon, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1857, Essendon, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     2. Priscilla Ann Wicks
              b. 1857, Buninyong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1928, Dandenong, Frankston & District, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. Wicks
              b. 1860, Essendon, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1860, Essendon, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. Henry Wicks
              b. 1862, Essendon, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 13 Jan 1883, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     5. Charles Herbert Wicks
              b. 1864, Essendon, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 28 Jan 1929, Morwell, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     6. Charles Albert Wicks
              b. 1864, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1864, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. Grace Wicks
              b. 1866, Essendon, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1929, Sunbury, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     8. Alice Wicks
              b. 1868, Essendon, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1944, Mont Park, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     9. Louisa May Wicks
              b. 1870, Essendon, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 16 May 1915, Kew, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     10. Florence Matilda Wicks
              b. 1874, Essendon, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1949, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F910  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Warnecki
              b. Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1890  Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F15293  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1832 - Westham, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 6 Jun 1841 - Westham, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1851 - Westham, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 30 Mar 1851 - Westham, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Labourer - 30 Mar 1851 - Westham, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Ref: Marriage certificate - Bef 11 Jan 1855 - Plumstead, Woolwich, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Jan 1855 - Islington, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Marriage - Mar 1855 - Islington, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - Louisa and Henry Wicks left the Port of Plymouth aboard the ship - Between 1 Apr 1855 and 30 Jun 1855 - Geelong, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - Built the Yinnar Hotel, a house of 12 rooms, with a stable of 5 - 1885 - Yinnar, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1890 - Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Farmer - 1903 - Yinnar, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Oct 1908 - East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Census
    1841: England Census for Westham, Sussex
    1841: England Census for Westham, Sussex
    HO107 Piece 1117/2 Folio 18 Page 30  

    Dwelling  
    Location Westham, Sussex, England 
    Source HO107 Piece 1117/2 Folio 18 Page 30 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    WEEKS Charles 62 Agricultural Labourer Sussex 
    WEEKS Phebe 55  Sussex 
    WEEKS Eliza 12  Sussex 
    WEEKS Edmund 10  Sussex 
    WEEKS Henry  Sussex 
    1851: England Census for Westham, Sussex
    1851: England Census for Westham, Sussex
    HO107 Piece 1637 Folio 24 Page 13  

    Dwelling 4 Langley 
    Location Pevensey, Westham, Sussex 
    Source HO107 Piece 1637 Folio 24 Page 13 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    WICKS Charles Head 72 Agricultural Labourer Westham, Sussex 
    WICKS Phebe Wife 65  Wartling, Sussex 
    WICKS Eliza Daughter 22  Westham, Sussex 
    WICKS Henry Son 19 Agricultural Labourer Westham, Sussex 

  • Notes 
    • From the 1841 Census (HO107 Piece 1117/2 Folio 18 Page 30) Henry, 8, was with his parents Charles, 62, Agricultural Labourer, and Phebe, 55, in Westham, Sussex, England. With him were his siblings Edmund, 10, and Eliza, 12. All were reportedly born in the county.

      From the 1851 Census (HO107 Piece 1637 Folio 24 Page 13) Henry, 19, Agricultural Labourer, was with his parents Charles, 72, Agricultural Labourer, born Westham, Sussex, England, and Phebe, 65, born Wartling, Sussex, at 4, Langley, Pevensey, Westham, Sussex, England. With him was his sister Eliza, 22.

      Henry married Louisa HUNNISETT in 1855 and went to Australia on the "Ravenscraig" the same year.

      Name: WICKS, Henry; Record Type: Marriages; Quarter: March; Year: 1855; District: Islington; County: Middlesex; Volume: 1b; Page: 216.

      Henry actually married in the Parish Church of Islington and some people with the surname of John IRONS and P IRONS were witnesses. At the time of marriage Henry was a Bachelor, Agriculturist of Plumstead, Kent, England. Charles, his father, was also entered as an Agriculturist of Plumstead Kent, England
      Church of Islington, County of Middlesex. Both of Full Age. He a Bachelor, She a Spinster. He, his father, and her father were all Agriculturists. Henry was of Plumstead, Kent. Louisa was of 67 Shepperton Cottages, Islington. According to the rites and ceremonies of the Established Church by licence by me, William DIX. In the presence of John IRONS & P IRONS.

      Ballarat Gold Fields Henry Wicks went to Ballarat to the Gold Fields, ran an estate at SALTWATER RIVER, later owned land in YINNAR, built the Hotel, and divided the land into blocks. refer "VICTORIA AND ITS METROPOLIS: PAST AND PRESENT" Vol 2A. The Gippsland District (West).Page 387

      Residence when Married
      At time of marriage Henry WICKS was a bachelor, of Plumstead, Kent. His occupation was Agriculturalist and his father's name was Charles WICKS, occupation 'the same'.

      Henry married Louisa HUNNISETT (HONNISETT/HUNSITH) a spinster, of 67 Shepperton Cottages, in Parish Church of Islington, 11th January 1855. The witnesses were John IRONS and P. IRONS, presumably friends of the couple.

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