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ENG-->AUST: George Henry HYEM and Agnes COCKBURN

For Lyn Sumner,

This is all I've been able to find at present, and should be enough to keep you going in your genealogy on these surnames. reveals data on this HYEM family branch.

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George Henry Hyem Compact Disc #1 Pedigree
Sex: M
Birth: 26 Dec 1834
Walthamstow, Essex, England
Death: 9 Dec 1912
'Leyton', High Street, Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia

Christened 18/1/1835 at St Mary's Parish Church, Leyton
Father: George Hyem Disc #1
Mother: Sarah Patmore Disc #1
Spouse: Agnes Cockburn (AFN: )

George Henry HYEM married in 1865 at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia to Agnes COCKBURN.

Purchase their Marriage Certificate

A search of the births section of the NSW Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages reveals that they may have had 6 children:-

1.Alice J. HYEM born 1866 Concord NSW, died 1933 Kogarah NSW, possibly never married.

2.George HYEM born 1867 St.George NSW, died 1937 Hurstville NSW
possibly married in 1890 at Paddington NSW to Isabella M. HALL

3.Agnes Sarah HYEM born 1869 Redfern NSW married 1901 Sydney NSW to Frederick John LAND.
1) Charles Hyam LAND born 1902 Hurstville NSW Reg.No.22668, died 1961 Burwood NSW (possibly married Ruby M. HENLEY 1930 Burwood);
2) Muriel Ailsa LAND born 1904 Marrickville NSW Reg.No.13875 (possibly married Creighton ALEXANDER 1948 Petersham);
3) Henry G.O. LAND born 1905 Hurstville NSW Reg.No.23876 (married Vida E.M. GIBB 1929 Petersham NSW).

4.Pearl Walter HYEM born 1870 Redfern NSW, died 1947 Ashfield NSW,
married 1899 Marion Elizabeth FARRINGTON at Rylstone NSW.
1) Dorothy M. HYEM born 1900 Peak Hill NSW Reg.No.25308 married Eric E. CONELIUS 1919 Burwood NSW;
2) Grace M.H. HYEM born 1902 Bathurst NSW Reg.No.20024 married Adolph J. SHIPLEY 1924 Burwood NSW; and
3) Alice T. HYEM born 1905 Bathurst NSW Reg.No.11064 married Eric W. REESE 1934 Burwood NSW.

5.Frederick J. HYEM born 1872 Waterloo NSW, died 1930 Burwood NSW
no married found in NSW bdms online

6.Alfred Thomas HYEM born 1875 Sydney NSW, died 1964 Rockdale NSW
married 1902 in Kogarah NSW to Agnes A. HICKSON.
1) Beryl M.C. HYEM born 1903 Hurstville NSW Reg.No.3758, married Roy E. BEATTIE in 1926 at Sydney; and
2) Alfred George HYEM born 1904 Hurstville NSW Reg.No. 32943, died 1974 NSW Reg.No.3146, married Myrtle WHILLOCK in 1955 at Rockdale NSW.

This couple possibly had more children but the births searchable online only go up to 1906.

General searches undertaken:-

First Families 2001 ... found 1 HYAM family.

63 search results for HYAM in the Commonwealth War Graves Commission - Debt of Honour List

3 search results for HYEM in the Commonwealth War Graves Commision - Debt of Honour List

Australian Cemeteries Index - NIL search results for HYEM or HYAM

28 records for HYEM in the National Archives of Australia

139 records for HYAM in the National Archives of Australia

State Records Office of NSW
Index to the Unassisted Arrivals NSW 1842-1855 - 1 record for HYEM
Registers of Police - 3 records for HYEM

+ all these records exist for HYAM
Assisted immigrants arriving in Sydney & Newcastle, 1844-59 1
CSreLand 1
Deceased Estates 1
Index to 1841 Census 1
Index to Quarter Sessions cases, 1824-37 1
Index to Registers of Firms 1
Index to the Unassisted Arrivals NSW 1842-1855 12
Insolvency Index 1
Ticket of Leave Passports 1

Gilliver Family Tree at RootsWeb - Genealogical information for Gilliver, English, Matthews, Tracey, Mobbs, Cobley and Smith families in Australia

Gilliver Family History - in the left-hand margin, see CLICK HERE TO VIEW SURNAME LIST AND INFORMATION. Has details on Agnes COCKBURNs birth in Scotland etc.

14 global tree search results at GenCircles for HYEM and 101 for HYAM

4 HYEM and 42 HYAM mentioned in family trees at Geneanet

54 HYEM and 53 HYAM mentioned in family trees at TribalPages

USA Death Records

GenesReunited $ ... excellent value under $20 aussie dollars/yr.

Alison QLD (not a HYEM descendant).

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Alexander BUCHAN and Margaret MONTGOMERY of Crimondgarth, Aberdeen

Alexander BUCHAN christened 5 Sep 1803 Crimondgarth, Aberdeen, Scotland, died 1877 Scotland, Occupation: Brickmaker. He was the son of John BUCHAN* born 1776 Aberdeen, Scotland [Occupation: Mason, Causewayend] and Elizabeth MILNE* born 1771 Aberdeen, Scotland, died 1859.

My 3g grandparents - Alexander BUCHAN married Margaret MONTGOMERY. Her birth and their marriage details are yet unknown to me. She died in 1878 Scotland. This couple had three known children:-

1.John BUCHAN christened 28 Feb 1830 St John's Episcopal Chapel, Aberdeen, Scotland
2.Robert BUCHAN christened 10 Jul 1831 St John's Episcopal Chapel, Aberdeen, Scotland
3.Isabella Milne BUCHAN (my 2g grandmother) christened 17 Sep 1837 Lonmay Episcopal Chapel, Scotland. Isabella was staying at her grandparents house* on the night of the 1841 Census. More information on Isabella is mentioned in my WOODCOCK journals as she moved to England and married my 2g grandfather George James WOODCOCK who was a butcher in London's East End.

Photograph below is of my maternal grandfather's grandmother, Isabella Milne BUCHAN.

Elizabeth Jane AMOR and Peter GIBSON

Elizabeth Jane AMOR was born 1858 Sawpit Gully, Victoria, Australia to parents: William AMOR and Ann Priscilla WHEELER my 3g grandparents (see AMOR / WHEELER journals).

Elizabeth was the eldest sister of my gg grandfather Henry AMOR. They were from a large family of 11 children settling in various parts of Victoria - Sawpit Gully, Whim Holes, Buninyong, Cressey, Rookwood, Ondit, Rochester and Echuca. Property/station names were: Beeac, Break of Day and Top Creek.

Elizabeth married in 1882 in the State of Victoria, Australia to Peter GIBSON who was born 1849 Ayr, Ayreshire, Scotland. He was the son of Thomas GIBSON born 1820 Ayr, Ayreshire, Scotland, died 26 Apr 1887 Echuca, Victoria, Aust and Jean LITHGOW born bef 1820 Ayr, Ayreshire, Scotland, died 1907 Victoria, Aust.

Peter and Elizabeth GIBSON (known as Granny Jane) had three known children:-

1.Jean GIBSON 1883-1955
married in 1909 at Rochester VIC (Reg.No.704/1909) to Robert William MILLS and had 5 children.

2.Thomas William GIBSON born 14 Jun 1887 Rochester VIC, died 20 Jun 1945, place unknown, married 22 Mar 1934 to Anne Elizabeth MORRIS 1883-1977, 1 child. Anne was the daughter of Andrew Carnie MORRIS born 1864 North Seymour, Vic Aust and Clara Jane EDIS born 1865 Mickelham, Vic Aust.

3.Robert James Henry GIBSON born 3 Dec 1891 Rochester VIC, died 28 Nov 1983, place unknown, married Nellie unknown. Nellie died 24 Mar 1977, place unknown. No other details known.

Below are two photographs. The top one is of Elizabeth Jane AMOR and Peter GIBSON. The caption looks like it says "Granny and Grandad Gibson 1914".

And the bottom photograph looks like GIBSON family members.

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*United Kingdom (England, Wales and Isle of Man)
*Northern Ireland
*United States

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Stephen ORR and Maria BONE

Stephen ORR and Maria BONE

This website is interesting in that it supplies Census data on the ORR families.

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