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From: " John Head" <>
Subject: Re: Hunter Valley Railway
Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2000 20:15:09 +1000
Hi Tim & Sharon,
I'm afraid Tim that cousin may not be an accurate salutation. Sharon, well
maybe but pretty distant.
Following shows pretty well all the info I have about Caroline Weekes, John
Walter Hodges, their son William John, his spouse Georgina May Burgess and
their daughter, Lillian. It also shows the ancestry of Georgina back to the
ancestors we share in common, George LAMBERT & Fanny DELVES.
Ahnentafel Chart for Lillian HODGES
1. Lillian HODGES was born 27 Jun 1889. She died 16 Dec 1970.
Lillian married MC BEATH.
2. William John HODGES died 17 Dec 1939. He married Georgina
3. Georgina May BURGESS was born 24 Jan 1868 in East Maitland.
She died 12 Jul 1941.
4. John Walter HODGES married Caroline WEEKES on 12 Feb 1856
5. Caroline WEEKES was born about 1843.
6. William BURGESS was born 1844/1845 in East Maitland?. He
died 1914 in East Maitland and was buried in East Maitland
Methodist Cemetery. William married Georgina VICKERY.
7. Georgina VICKERY was born 1846/1847 in Dinnington,
Somerset. She died 1925 in East Maitland.
Georgina arrived on 25 May 1857 at Port Jackson, NSW. She
emigrated on in 1857 from England.
12. William BURGESS was born 12 Nov 1819 in Hastings, Sussex,
England. He died 12 Sep 1892 in Maitland and was buried in
East Maitland NSW (Wesleyan) - At Age 52. William married
Mary Anne LAMBERT on 09 Mar 1840 in Parramatta, NSW.
13. Mary Anne LAMBERT was born 29 Oct 1821 in Crowhurst,
Sussex, England and was christened 25 Nov 1821 in
Crowhurst, Sussex, England. She died 10 Sep 1896 in At Age
Mary emigrated on 'James Pattison' 09 Nov 1839 from
Gravesend. She arrived on 08 Feb 1840 at Sydney, NSW.
14. William Edward VICKERY was born 1805/1806. He died 24 Apr
1869 in East Maitland, NSW and was buried in C of E
Maitland Cemetery. William married Mary RAISON on 1829.
William emigrated on the "Herefordshire" in 1857 from
Dinnington. He arrived on 25 May 1857 at Port Jackson, NSW.
15. Mary RAISON died 1857 in on board "Herefordshire" en
route to Sydney.
26. Levi LAMBERT was born 14 Apr 1798 in Hollington, Sussex,
England and was christened 13 May 1798 in Hollington,
Sussex, England. He died 23 Aug 1881 in Maitland, NSW
(Pitnacree Rd) - At Age 83 and was buried 25 Aug 1881 in
East Maitland, NSW Australia (Wesleyan). Levi married Jane
TESTER on 21 Oct 1820 in Hollington, Sussex, England.
Levi arrived on 08 Feb 1840 at Sydney. He emigrated on
'James Pattison' 09 Nov 1839 from Gravesend.
27. Jane TESTER was born 1801 in Maresfield, Sussex, England.
and was christened 19 Apr 1801 in Maresfield, Sussex,
England.. She died 15 Jun 1884 in Maitland NSW (George St)
At Age 83 and was buried 16 Jun 1884 in East Maitland, NSW
Jane emigrated on 'James Pattison' 09 Nov 1839 from
Gravesend. She arrived on 08 Feb 1840 at Sydney.
52. George LAMBERT was born 1761 in Lewes, Sussex, England
(St Thomas at Cliffe) and was christened 26 Oct 1761 in
Lewes, Sussex, England ( St Thomas At Cliffe). He died 28
Dec 1849 in Hollington, Sussex, England - At Age 88.
George married Fanny DELVES on 26 Mar 1788 in Hollington,
53. Fanny DELVES was born 1767 in Hollington, Sussex, England
and was christened 12 Jan 1767 in Hollington, Sussex,
England. She died 18 May 1860 in Hollington, Sussex,
England - At Age 93.
54. John TESTER was born 1766 in Hollington, Sussex, England
and was christened 13 Jul 1766 in Hollington, Sussex,
England. He died ?. John married Mary PENIFOLD on 05 Aug
1793 in Balcombe, Sussex, England.
55. Mary PENIFOLD was christened 01 Nov 1772 in Balcombe,
I would be happy to provide info up and down from George LAMBERT and Fanny
DELVES if this be relevant.
I would be grateful for any data about the descendants of William HODGES &
Georgina BURGESS that may be available from Sharon or Tim.
I obtained my info on this branch from Lorraine Neate at
. Lorraine may like to be brought into the conversation.
Cheers & Thanks,
Date: Thursday, 22 June 2000 10:19
Subject: RE: Hunter Valley Railway
>Hi cousin Sharon and cousin? John - welcome to the family !!!
>It seems I was a bit hasty in my first reply to you John - sorry!
>I know the Caroline Weekes I mentioned initially fairly well as she is a
direct ancestor of mine and I didn't bother looking up my other records.
>I also have the following details provided by my father:
>Thomas Weekes (father: Thomas; mother: Martha) and Harriet Beech (father:
Peter; mother: Sarah) had the following children :-
>James (b: about 1817) married Rhoda Stace
>Mary (b: about 1821)
>Harriet (b: about 1819) married John Watson
>Sarah (b: about 1823) married James Lane then John Wilcher
>Walter (b: about 1841) married Isabella spencer
>Caroline (b: about 1843) married John Walter Hodges
>Walter Weekes and Isabella Spencer had the following children:
>Thomas (b: about 1857)
>William (b: about 1859)
>Caroline (b: 1861) married Thomas Henry Jones
>Harriet (b: about 1863)
>Isabella (b: about 1870)
>Thomas Weekes + Martha ?
> Thomas Weekes + Harriet Beech
> Walter Weekes + Isabella Spencer
> Caroline Weekes + Thomas Henry Jones
> Jack Vivien Jones + Elsie Eliza Coward
> Jack Leslie Jones + Maureen Laurel Smith
> Tim Jones (me)
> Caroline Weekes + John Walter Hodges
> William Hodges + Georgina Burgess [grandmother was Mary Anne Lambert
>Would you please check the details and/or fill in any gaps for me. I don't
have a personal database at home since my computer was stolen a few weeks
ago but for more details on what info I have see my web page
www.familytreemaker.com/users/j/o/n/Timothy-C-Jones . Click on the "full
database" link then wait a bit for it to load then you can navigate your way
around the tree by clicking on a person (also: right clicking give more
>Hope to hear from you both soon!
>Regards, cousin Tim
>From: williamMcCoombes [mailto:]
>Sent: Thursday,22 June 2000 9:12
>Subject: Re: Hunter Valley Railway
>My 3g/grandmother Caroline Weekes is a aunt to your Caroline Weekes.
>Caroline Weekes married John Hodges 12/2/1856 Morpeth.
>----- Original Message -----
>Sent: Thursday, June 22, 2000 8:06 AM
>Subject: RE: Hunter Valley Railway
>> Sorry John I'm afraid all I know about my Caroline Weekes is as follows
>> .... 3 Thomas Henry JONES aka: Pop b: 29 July 1865 in Morpeth, NSW,
>Australia Christening: 29 September 1865 St Peter's, East Maitland, NSW,
>Australia d: 3 December 1941 in 33 Hannan St, West Maitland, NSW,
>Australia Burial: 4 December 1941 C of E, Morpeth, NSW
>> ....... +Caroline WEEKES b: 16 July 1861 in Jump Up Creek, NSW,
>Australia (# 242403) m: 27 November 1889 in St Stephen' Manse, East
>Maitland, NSW, Australia d: 23 April 1913 in Morpeth, NSW, Australia
>(#80762) Father: Walter WEEKES Mother: Isabella SPENCER
>> Caroline's parents were Walter Weekes (arrived on "Cornwall" in 1839 and
>was a railway labourer) and Isabella Spencer born Maitland 1840. Isabella's
>parents were William Spencer and Elizabeth <?>.
>> Caroline and Thomas had 7 children who were all born or christened in
>> I can't find any other marriage of Caroline Weekes on the NSW BDM within
>reasonable dates so I guess your Caroline and John must have been married
>outside NSW. Considering my Caroline was born, married and died in the
>Hunter all within spitting distance of each other I'd say they are
>people. If you do find some connection I'd be glad to hear of it though.
>> Regards and good hunting
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: John Head [mailto:]
>> Sent: Wednesday,21 June 2000 8:22
>> Subject: Re: Hunter Valley Railway
>> Hi Tim,
>> I have on a distant limb a Caroline Weekes married to John W Hodges.
>> of William John Hodges (d 1939) who married Georgina May Burgess
>> (1868-1941). Georgina's grandmother was Mary Anne Lambert (1821-1896).
>> I have plenty of info on the Lambert family but little about the issue
>> William & Georgina. Let me know if you think we can help each others
>> John Head
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