01 Henry Thomas and Mary Ann Hicks – References

References to Henry Thomas & Mary Ann Hicks (nee McKenzie)

  • 1810 – 03 -10 – Birth of Henry Thomas Hicks’ father James Hicks in Windsor
  • 1819 – Birth of Margaret Daley in Sydney – daughter of Thomas Brain and Ann Daley
  • 1836 – Birth of Henry Thomas Hicks – in Penrith Parish of Castlereagh – NSW BDM – V1836714 20/1836
  • 1837 – Arrival of Alexander McKenzie Jnr (Angus) in William Nicol – Index to References to Illawarra Names pre 1856 – A P Doyle & M Organ – Illawarra Historical Publications 1992 – p33
  • 1839 – Birth of Mary Ann McKenzie to Alexander McKenzie Jnr (Angus) & wife Anne (McLean) – future wife of Henry Thomas Hicks – NSW BDM – V1839899 47/1839
  • 1861 – Marriage of Henry Thomas Hicks & Mary Ann McKenzie – NSW BDM – 3149/1861 – note Mary Ann is listed in NSW BDM as Mackenzie
  • 1862 – Birth/Death of Henry Thomas Hicks’ twins – Ann & Catherine – NSW BDM 15065/1862 – 15066/1862 – 6429/1862 – 6433/1862
  • 1863 – Birth of James Alexander Hicks to Henry Thomas & Mary Ann Hicks – NSW BDM – 15073/1863
  • 1863-11-02 – Sydney Morning Herald – Henry Hicks is on hunting expedition near Bulli and encounters a man lost in the bush on top of escarpment who headed to the sea down the cliffs & into gullies
  • 1863-11-02 – Empire Newspaper – Henry Hicks is on hunting expedition near Bulli and encounters a man lost in the bushon top of escarpment who headed to the sea down the cliffs & into gullies
  • 1863 – 11 – 07 – The Argus Melbourne – Henry Hicks is on hunting expedition near Bulli and encounters a man lost in the bushon top of escarpment who headed to the sea down the cliffs & into gullies
  • 1865 – Birth of Margaret Minnie Hicks to Henry Thomas & Mary Ann Hicks – NSW BDM – 16846/1865 (note Mary Ann is shown as May A in NSW BDM )
  • 1865 – 03 – 10 – Illawarra Mercury – meeting proposing new National School for Bulli – Henry Thomas Hicks in the Chair – Denominational School at Woonona opposed – available Wollongong City Library
  • 1866 – Birth of Alexander Henry Hicks to Henry Thomas & Mary Ann Hicks  -NSW BDM  – 16659/1866
  • 1867 – Henry Thomas’ father James Hicks elected as Patron to a Board to establish a School under the National Education Board at North Bulli (Austinmer)
  • 1868 – 07 – 03 – The Empire – Petition by 88 Northern Illawarra residents for creation of the North Illawarra Municipal Council published in the Government Gazette – possibly the Hicks would have been one of these residents ?
  • 1868 – 11 – 26 – Sydney Morning Herald – creation of North Illawarra Municipal Council is proclaimed in Government Gazette – Charles Throsby Smith appointed to be returning officer at elections to be held on December 1st 1868 at Cabbage Tree Inn- Fairy Meadow
  • 1868-11-28 – Sydney Morning Herald – Government Gazette – Henry Thomas Hicks appointed to North Bulli Government School Board
  • 1868 – Birth of Henry William Hicks to Henry Thomas & Mary Ann Hicks – NSW BDM – 18156/1868
  • 1869 – Birth/Death of Unnamed Male Hicks to Henry Thomas & Mary Ann Hicks – NSW BDM – 19969/1869 – 6633/1869
  • 1871 – 05 – 13 – Australian Town & Country Journal – Messrs Hicks provide a picnic to celebrate new buildings at North Austinmer School
  • 1871 – Birth of Mary Alice Hicks to Henry Thomas & Mary Ann Hicks – NSW BDM – 19480/1871
  • 1872 – Henry Thomas Hicks listed in Greville Postal Directory of 1872 as being a Freeholder at North Bulli (now Austinmer)
  • 1873 – 09 -04 – Shoalhaven News & South Coast District Advertiser – Henry Thomas  Hicks – one of the petitioners & committee members in the Illawarra Mercury for a proposed Illawarra Railway
  • 1873 – Birth of George Hicks & Death of Henry William Hicks – sons of Henry Thomas & Mary Ann Hicks – NSW BDM – 20716/1873 – 7475/1873
  • 1875 – Birth of Christina Ann Hicks to Henry Thomas & Mary Ann Hicks – NSW BDM – 21809/1875
  • 1877 – 06 -09 – South Australian Register Adelaide – murder near the home of Henry Hicks near Bellambi – possibly Henry Thomas Hicks
  • 1877 – Birth of Henry Thomas Hicks Jnr to Henry Thomas & Mary Ann Hicks – NSW BDM – 23063/1877
  • 1879 – 09-11 – Petition of 77 persons to establish North Bulli Shire Council citing James Hicks property at North Bulli as boundary – presumably James & son Henry Thomas Hicks were amongst the petitoners ?
  • 1880 – Birth of Edith Florence Hicks to Henry Thomas & Mary Ann Hicks – NSW BDM – 27362/1880
  • 1881 – 06 – 21 – Kiama Independent & Shoalhaven Advertiser – Sale of 140 acres by Messrs Hicks to Sir George Wigram Allen – possibly for coal mining – a mile or two north of Robbinsville
  • 1881-06-25 – Australian Town & Country Journal – Sale of some land by Messrs Hicks to Sir George Wigram Allen – possibly for coal mining
  • 1883 – Birth of Ida McKenzie Hicks to Henry Thomas & Mary Ann Hicks – NSW BDM – 21238/1883
  • 1885-06-03 – Sydney Morning Herald – Advertisement asking Mr Henry Hicks of North Bulli to call on Robinson, Fisher and Halfe
  • 1885-10-10 – Sydney Morning Herald – North Illawarra Coal mining Company offering subscription in the company – assets include lease over the Sir George Wigram Allen land at North Bulli (the land acquired from Messrs Hicks ?)
  • 1887-03-31 – Sydney Morning Herald – Henry Thomas Hicks is Joint Treasurer of the Appeal for Families of Miners killed in the 1887 Bulli Mine Disaster
  • 1887-04-02 – Sydney Morning Herald – Henry Thomas Hicks is Joint Treasurer of the Appeal for Families of Miners killed in the 1887 Bulli Mine Disaster
  • 1887-04-21 – Sydney Morning Herald – Henry Thomas Hicks is Joint Treasurer of the Appeal for Families of Miners killed in the 1887 Bulli Mine Disaster
  • 1887-04-30 – Sydney Morning Herald – Henry Thomas Hicks is Joint Treasurer of the Appeal for Families of Miners killed in the 1887 Bulli Mine Disaster
  • 1887 – 10 -04 – Evening News – Henry Thomas Hicks elected as Alderman for Borough Council of North Illawarra
  • 1887 – 10 – 08 – Australian Town & Country Journal  – Henry Thomas Hicks elected as Alderman for Borough Council of North Illawarra –  (click here for photos of Council building)
  • 1887 – 11 -05 – Australian Town & Country Journal – Alderman Henry Thomas Hicks appointed to Finance Committee of Borough Council of North Illawarra with Mayor & Alderman Gibbons
  • 1887 – 11 – 23 – Subdivision of Portion of the North Illawarra Coal Company at North Bulli – Parish of Southend – County of Cumberland – Late Hicks
  • 1887 – Birth of Richard Ernest Hicks to Henry Thomas & Mary Ann Hicks – NSW BDM – 25065/1887
  • 1888 – 02 – 13 – Sydney Morning Herald – Alderman Henry Thomas Hicks re-contests the elections of Borough Council of North Illawarra – elected along with Henry Oswald McCabe & TK Bate
  • 1888 – 02 – 18 – Australian Town & Country Journal – Alderman Henry Thomas Hicks re-contests the elections of Borough Council of North Illawarra – elected along with Henry Oswald McCabe & TK Bate
  • 1889 – 05 – 25 – Illawarra Mercury – page 2 Alderman Captain Henry Thomas Hicks JP presides over the opening of Thirroul Public School – available Wollongong City Council
  • 1889 – 07 – 11 – Sydney Morning Herald – several Miners accused of breaking Bulli Colliery Rules set up after the 1887 Bulli Mine Disaster – appear before the Police Magistrate and Mr Henry Thomas Hicks JP
  • 1889 – 07 – 17 – Western Star & Roma Advertiser (Toowoomba) – several Miners accused of breaking Bulli Colliery Rules set up after the 1887  Bulli Mine Disaster – appear before the Police Magistrate and Mr Henry Thomas Hicks JP
  • 1889 – 08 -09 – Sydney Morning Herald — meeting of 100 people push for creation of Bulli Shire – North Illawarra Council Alderman Henry Thomas Hicks is appointed to Committee to draft petition & canvas support
  • 1889-08-17  – Australian Town & Country Journal – meeting of 100 people push for creation of Bulli Shire – North Illawarra Council Alderman Henry Thomas Hicks is appointed to Committee to draft petition & canvas support
  • 1889 – 10 – 10 – Sydney Morning Herald – results of Bulli Reserve Rifle Club competition – mentioned Henry Thomas Hicks, J Blatch & S McCauley
  • 1889 – 12 – 09 – Sydney Morning Herald – dinner for departing Senior Police Constable – Henry Thomas Hicks was in the Vice Chair with Edward Ramsay presiding
  • 1890 – 01 – 24 – Sydney Morning Herald – Henry Thomas Hicks JP appointed to vacancy of Captain of Bulli Reserve Rifle Club
  • 1890 – 02 -01 – Australian Town & Country Journal – Henry Thomas Hicks JP appointed to vacancy of Captain of Bulli Reserve Rifle Club
  • 1890 – 03 – 08 – Sydney Morning Herald – Bulli & Woonona Rifle Club complete Musketry Training Course with Captain Henry Thomas Hicks JP presiding
  • 1890 – 04 -16 – A branch of the Free Trade Association was established in Bulli in April 1890 and Henry Thomas Hicks JP as elected to its Committee – also includes reference to support for Francis Woodward remaining in political life.
  • 1890 – 05 -03 – Sydney Morning Herald – Government Gazette – Henry Thomas Hicks appointed as Honorary Captain of Reserve Rifles at Woonona Bulli Reserve Rifles
  • 1890 -07-24 – Sydney Morning Herald – meeting of Bulli Woonona Civilian Rifle Club appoints Captain Henry Thomas Hicks to represent them on an Illawarra group to form a South Coast Civilian Rifle Club
  • 1891- 01 -23 – Sydney Morning Herald – elections of North Illawarra Council, existing Alderman Henry Thomas Hicks not re-contesting likewise Mayor Bate & Alderman P O McCabe were not re-contesting either
  • 1891- 02 – 02 – Sydney Morning Herald – annual meeting of Bulli Reserve Rifle Club – Henry Thomas Hicks JP elected as President
  • 1891 – 04 – 11 – Australian Town & Country Journal – Government Gazette – Henry Thomas Hicks appointed Trustee for Bulli Park – possibly Slacky Flat
  • 1891 – 04 -09 – Evening News Gazette –  Henry Thomas Hicks appointed as Trustee for Bulli Park
  • 1891 – 05 -08 – Sydney Morning Herald – Banquet for Colonel Eden – 60 officers of various reserve companies present – Shooting Trophy Competition where Captain Henry Thomas Hicks came 3rd
  • 1892 – 04 – 23  – Evening News newspaper -Captain Henry Thomas Hicks elected sidesman at St Augustine’s Bulli
  • 1892 – 06- 11 – Wagga Wagga Advertiser – Captain Henry Thomas Hicks JP presiding over court case – Bulli rape charge
  • 1893 – 04 – 08 – Sydney Morning Herald – Easter Meeting – Henry elected as Warden of St Augustine’s Bulli
  • 1893 -05 – 06 – Shoalhaven News & South Coast District Advertiser – Henry Thomas  Hicks – one of the petitioners & committee members in the Illawarra Mercury for a proposed Illawarra Railway back in 1873
  • 1893 – 11 – 10 – Goulburn Herald – Captain Henry Thomas Hicks JP presiding over court case – political criminal libel by JB Nicholson MP alleged
  • 1893 – 02 -03 – Sydney Morning Herald – Meeting Chaired by Captain Henry Thomas Hicks JP of disbanded Bulli and Woonona Rifle Corps held in the Oddfellows Hall vote to form Bulli and Woonona Civilian Rifle Club
  • 1895 – 01 – 12 – Sydney Morning Herald –  Bulli and Woonona Civilian Rifle Club – Captain Henry Thomas Hicks JP re-elected as President
  • 1895-04-19 – Sydney Morning Herald – Captain Henry Thomas Hicks JP is appointed as Sidesmen at Vestry Meeting of St Augustine’s Church of England, Bulli
  • 1895 – 05 -24 – The Argus Melbourne – mention of Henry Thomas Hicks and Alexander Spence Artis as Executors of Will of William Kirton, Farmer
  • 1895-06-16 – Sydney Morning Herald – Death of Henry Thomas’ father James Hicks
  • 1895 – 06 – 17 – Sydney Morning Herald – Death of Henry Thomas’ father James Hicks
  • 1895 -06-18 – Evening News – Death of Henry Thomas’ father James Hicks
  • 1895 – 06 -18 – Sydney Morning Herald – Death of Henry Thomas’ father James Hicks
  • 1895 – 06 – 20 – Kiama Independent & Shoalhaven Advertiser – Captain Henry Thomas Hicks selected to represent Bulli Civilian Rifle Club in competition against Kiama
  • 1895 -06 – 22 – Windsor & Richmond Gazette – Death of Henry Thomas’ fatherJames Hicks
  • 1895-06-22 – Australian Town & Country Journal – Death of Henry Thomas’ father James Hicks
  • 1895 – 08 – 17 – Sydney Morning Herald – Henry Thomas Hicks suing Francis Woodward for failing to pass on all funds from sale of property – Woodward had received the money in February 1895
  • 1895-08-24 – Sydney Morning Herald – Captain HT Hicks JP in the chair at annual dinner of Bulli Civilan Rifle Club – HT Hicks received prize from recent shooting competition
  • 1895 – 08 – 24 – Kiama Independent & Shoalhaven Advertiser – Captain HT Hicks JP in the chair at annual dinner of Bulli Civilan Rifle Club – HT Hicks received prize from recent shooting competition
  • 1896 – Thirroul Cricket Team – Henry Thomas Hicks is second from right in Front Row (typo by newspaper)
  • 1896 – 12 – 15  – Evening News newspaper – Captain Henry Thomas Hicks JP due to hear case of larceny at Bulli Courthouse
  • 1897 – 04 – 20 – Evening News newspaper –  Local expert -Thirroul’s oldest resident, Mr Henry Hicks – quoted in Newspapers on the 1897 drought & memories of past droughts – 1851-52 drought, with a large bushfire swept from end to end across the district killing Mrs Kendall, the poet Henry Kendall’s mother who kept a school at Bulli; as well as other droughts in 1862, 1875-76, 1885-86 – bushfire of 1868 not mentioned though
  • 1897 – 04 – 26 – Evening News newspaper – Captain Henry Thomas Hicks elected as Sidesman at St Augustine’s Bulli
  • 1897 – 06-16  – Sydney Morning Herald – Captain Henry Thomas Hicks presided over annual dinner meeting of Bulli Woonona Civilian Rifle Club at Darcy’s Hotel
  • 1897 – 09 – 01 – Sydney Morning Herald – Captain Henry Thomas Hicks presided at annual meeting of Bulli Woonona Civilian Rifle Club – J  (S) Kirton elected Captain and Henry Thomas Hicks elected to the Committee
  • 1898 – 01 – 26 – Sydney Morning Herald – Alexander Henry Hicks, son of Captain Henry Thomas Hicks JP, elected as Alderman to North Illawarra Council
  • 1898 – 05 -27 – Sydney Morning Herald – Large Public Meeting about the Constitution was held in Bulli where Henry Thomas Hicks presided
  • 1898 -08 -24 – Sydney Morning Herald – Dinner for Mr R Croft, defeated election candidate presided over by Captain Henry Thomas Hicks JP – former member for Illawarra Andrew Lysaght also attended
  • 1898 – 10 – 01 – Sydney Morning Herald –  Presentation to Mr Fry at Darcy’s Hotel – Captain Henry Thomas Hicks presiding
  • 1899 – Yewens Directory of NSW Landholders gives address for Henry Thomas Hicks as Mt Gilead Thirroul
  • 1899 – 06 -28 – Sydney Morning Herald – unsuccessful bid to be elected to the South Coast Rifle Association by Henry Thomas Hicks
  • 1900 – 06 – 25 – Sydney Morning Herald – Henry Hicks, son of Captain Henry Thomas Hicks breaks leg at Bulli Coal mine
  • 1900 – 11 – 05 – Sydney Morning Herald – Henry Hicks was lobbying for a postal, telegraph, money order and telephone office in Thirroul with J P W McAulay &  D Webb
  • 1900 – 1901 – 1970 & 1980 – 200 Facts about Historic Illawarra by Hilde J Shaw & published by the Illawarra Historical Society lists Hicks in the list of names for the State Electoral Roll of Bulli for 1900-1901 on pages 47-49
  • 1901 – Henry Thomas Hicks listed as being resident in Thirroul in the 1901 Census – household had 4 males & 11 females
  • 1904 – 03 – 30 – Sydney Morning Herald – mention of Henry Thomas’ son Alexander Henry Hicks, as President of Illawarra Colliery Employees Association
  • 1905 – 08 – 14 – Sydney Morning Herald – Alexander Henry Hicks, son of Captain Henry Thomas Hicks JP,Mayor of North Illawarra Council & President of the Illawarra Miners Association, speaking at Mount Kembla Disaster Memorial Service
  • 1905 – 11-27 – Sydney Morning Herald – Death of Henry Thomas’ mother Margaret Hicks (nee Brain/Brayne/Daley) at Thirroul
  • 1905- 11- 29 – Australian Town & Country Journal – Death of wife Margaret Hicks (nee Brain/Brayne/Daley) at Thirroul
  • 19081921 – Sidmouth former home of Henry Thomas’ parents rented out from Sydney, and then by Henning of Hunters Hill
  • 1909 – 03 -03 – Will of Henry Thomas Hicks is made – note there has been a transcription error of “Hooley” instead of “Woolley” for his daughter Christina Woolley
  • 1909 – 03 -30 – Sydney Morning Herald – Death of Henry Thomas Hicks – mention of being senior JP in the District  – NSW BDM – 3909/1909
  • 1909 – 03 -30 – Evening News – Death of Henry Thomas Hicks – formerly Captain of Bulli Civilian Rifle Club
  • 1909 – 06 – 12 – Sydney Morning Herald – Probate granted for estate of Henry Thomas Hicks
  • 1910-02-25 – Sydney Morning Herald – Mary Ann Hicks mentioned in funeral notice of son-in-law John “Charles” Joy – also her home is mentioned as Mt Juliet Thirroul – (possible misreading of Mt Gilead, Thirroul ?)
  • 1914 – 07 – 06 – Sydney Morning Herald – St Augustine’s Church of England Bulli to install memorial windows to Messr Fry, Farrell & Henry Thomas Hicks
  • 1917 -03 -12 – Henry Thomas Hicks’ grandson enlists in the Navy & gives Edith Florence Joy (nee Hicks) as next of kin with his  mother’s address as “Everest” Thirroul, the home of her mother,  Mary Ann Hicks, Henry Thomas’ widow (Note –  Everest is believed to be 1 or 3 Seaview Terrace Thirroul)
  • 1930 – 02  Death of Mary Ann Hicks, widow of Henry Thomas Hicks – NSW BDM – 4032/1930 – note her mother is listed as Mary and not Ann with NSW BDM
  • 1930-02-24 – Sydney Morning Herald – Death Notice for Mary Ann Hicks of Seaview Terrace Thirroul – passed away 23/2/1930
  • 1930-2-24 – Sydney Morning Herald – Funeral Notice for Mary Ann Hicks of Everest Seaview Terrace Thirroul at St Augustine’s Bulli
  • 1930-02-26 – Sydney Morning Herald – Death Notice for Henry Thomas Hicks’ widow Mary Ann Hicks  of Thirroul who died at her residence on 23/2/1930
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