03 John Campbell Hicks – Mary Geraghty – References

  • 1870 – birth of John Campbell Hicks to Richard Hicks and wife Emma (Payne) – (NSW BDM 18880/1870
  • 1889-07-13 – John Campbell Hicks applies for 150 acres at Whian Whian
  • 1890-10-25 – John Campbell Hicks applies for 190 acres County Rous Parish of Whian Whian
  • 1891- John Campbell Hicks married Mary C Geraghty in Lismore – (NSW BDM 4883/1891)
  • 1894-08-15  – John Campbell Hicks applies for – 300 acres and 190 acres in Parish of Whian Whian
  • 1894-09-29 – John Campbell Hicks meets requirements for land purchase – for 150 acres and 300 acres
  • 1894-10-08 – John Campbell Hicks meets requirements for land purchase – for 150 acres and 300 acres
  • 1898-05-11 – John Campbell Hicks threatens to prosecute trespassers on his land at Johnson’s Ridges
  • 1898-10-26 – John Campbell Hicks – rental on his leased land at parish of Whian  Whian – 640 shillings on rental of 1d per acre
  • 1914-06-04 – Wedding of John Campbell Hicks daughter Florence to Alfred Ernest Henry “Jack”  James of Jamesville at Goonellabah – held at  J C Hicks’ residence The Corals, Boatharbour – full description of wedding
  • 1919-04-08 – Legal case of alleged damaged banana crop – defendant was Alfred Ernest Henry Jame at Alphadale – John Campbell Hicks gave evidence for his son in law AEH James – jury decided case in favour of the defendant
  • 1925 – Death of Daughter Stella
  • 1925-11-14 – John Campbell Hicks nominates for position of Alderman-Councillor at Gundarimba Shire Council
  • 1925-11-14 – John Campbell Hicks nominates for position of Alderman-Councillor at Gundarimba Shire Council
  • 1925-11-17 – John Campbell Hicks candidate for position of Alderman-Councillor at Gundarimba Shire Council – election on December 5 1925
  • 1926-01-26 – John Campbell Hicks (of Boatharbour) – daughter Doris Hicks passes Nurses examination – is nurse at Coast Hospital – later Prince Henry Little Bay
  • 1926-05-15 – Councillor John Campbell Hicks mentioned at meeting of Gundarimba Shire Council
  • 1927-09-20 – Nurse Doris Hicks of Sydney visiting her sister – Mrs James at “Hillcrest”, Brooklet then at home of her parents Mr and Mrs John Campbell Hicks of Boatharbour
  • 1928-11-03 – John Campbell Hicks contesting Gundarimba Local Shire Council elections
  • 1931-04-29  – John Campbell Hicks sworn in as JP at Lismore Court Quarter Sessions
  • 1933-04-29 – John Campbell Hicks of Lismore sues John Moylan of Boatharbour
  • 1933-05-06 – John Campbell Hicks retired farmer of Lismore wins his court case against John Moylan of Boatharbour for the full amount claimed
  • 1933-08-12 – John Campbell Hicks and Emma Violet Thompson are executors for will of late Annie Thompson nee Hicks
  • 1933-08-14 – John Campbell Hicks and Emma Violet Thompson are executors for will of  late Annie Thompson nee Hicks
  • 1934-02-10 – John Campbell Hicks and Emma Violet Thompson granted probate of will of late Annie Thompson nee Hicks
  • 1934-02-15 – John Campbell Hicks and Emma Violet Thompson granted probate of will of late Annie Thompson nee Hicks
  • 1938-10-27 more – John Campbell Hicks an Executor
  • 1941 – death of John Campbell Hicks in Lismore –  (NSW BDM 17869/1941)
  • 1941-06-30 – Obituary– John Campbell Hicks – survived by widow Mary Clotilda Hicks, 5 daughters – Mrs F James (Brooklet), Mrs W Thompson (Leycester St Lismore), Mrs N C Parker (Allen St Lismore), Mrs R J Burns (West Kempsey) & Mrs C Atkin (Quirindi) – as well as brothers Arthur Hicks (Binna Burra) and Harry Hicks (Repentance Creek, Rosebank) and his sisters Mrs C Smith (Nimbin) and Mrs A Smith (Ballina). He came to district with his parents in 1881 at Richmond Hill, Boatharbour as earliest settlers and then he took up a selection at Rosebank, then farmed at Boatharbour and finally retired to 13 Allen St Lismore
  • 1941-07-01 – Funeral of John Campbell Hicks at St Paul’s Presbyterian Church Lismore and buried in Presbyterian Section of Lismore Cemetery
  • 1943-11-15 – Death and Obituary of Mary Clotilda Hicks nee Geraghty, daughter of Mr and Mrs Thomas Geraghty, widow of John Campbell Hicks – funeral at St Paul’s Presbyterian Church Lismore – survived by 5 daughters Mrs F James (Brooklet), Mrs W Thompson (Lismore), Mrs N C Parker (Lismore), Mrs R J Burns (West Kempsey) & Mrs C Atkins (Casino)
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