22 December 2011

Charles Hedding (1821 - 1837)

Charles Hedding

Birth: Dec 1821, in Eaton Socon, St. Neots, Bedfordshire, England
Death: 21 Jan 1837


Parents:
William Hedding (1789 – 1848)
Susan Emery (1786 – 1825)

Burial: 27 Jan 1837, Eaton Socon, St. Neots, Bedfordshire, England

21 August 2011

Family of Marion Beatrice "Triss" Hedding


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Herbert Lord Hargreaves
Husband: Herbert Lord Hargreaves
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          Born: 9 Apr 1874 - , , , South Africa
    Christened: 31 May 1874 - Zotis
          Died: 15 May 1941
     
        Father: Rev. Peter Hargreaves (1833-1917)
        Mother: Henrietta Martha [—?—] (          -          )
   
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Marion Beatrice Hedding
   Wife: Marion Beatrice "Triss" Hedding
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           AKA: Beatrice Marion Hedding, Marian Beatrice Hedding
          Born: 10 Jun 1879 - King William's Town, Cape, South Africa
    Christened: 3 Aug 1879 - King William's Town, Cape, South Africa
          Died: 13 Sep 1925 - Lehlonono, Matatiele, Cape Province, South Africa
        Father: Ernulphus Theodore Hedding (1850-1907)
        Mother: Sarah Elizabeth Ann Kidd (1852-1905)
Civil Death Form Marion Beatrice Hargreaves born Hedding

Children
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1  F  Phyllis Elma Dorothy "Elma" Hargreaves
          Born: 21 Jan 1907 - MT Fletcher, East Griqualand, South Africa
    Christened: 19 Mar 1907
          Died: 18 Jul 1981 - Matatiele, , Cape Province, South Africa
        Buried:  - Matatiele, Cape Province, South Africa
        Spouse: Thomas Geldart (1891-1969)
    Marr. Date: Mar 1930 - Matatiele, , Cape Province, South Africa

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2  F  Beatrice May "Trixie" Hargreaves
          Born: 9 Oct 1908 - Kokstad, , Cape Province, South Africa
    Christened: 20 Nov 1908
          Died: 31 Jan 1966 - Australia
        Buried:  - Australia
        Spouse: Nicolaas Jacobus "Nick" de Wet (1900-1970)
    Marr. Date: 1928
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3  F  Joyce Deidre "Paddy" Hargreaves
          Born: Abt 1913
    Christened: 1 Jul 1913
        Spouse: Basil Hawkins (          -          )
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4  F  Aileen Esme "Esme" Hargreaves
          Born: 11 Oct 1917 - Matatiele, , Cape Province, South Africa
    Christened: 23 Dec 1917
        Spouse: Eric William Ketley (1913-1992)

05 August 2011

Military Service - Sylvia Hannah HEDDING (1893-1972)

Service Number:14365
Rank: Chief Section Leader
Service: Women's Royal Air Force
Enlistment: 22 Jun 1918-3 Jul 1919

RAF Discharge Certificate for Sylvia Hannah Hedding

Parents:
William Hedding (1864 – )
Bertha Elizabeth Warren (1869 – 1961)

15 May 2011

Sylvia Hannah Hedding and Mercy Falkner

Sylvia Hannah Hedding and Mercy Falkner - is there a connection?

Sylvia Hannah Hedding was born 1859 in Sawston, Linton, Cambridgeshire, England, was christened 2 Jan 1859 in Sawston, Linton, Cambridgeshire, England, and died 26 Mar 1935 in Cambridge, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. She was buried 27 Mar 1935 in Little Paxton, St Neots, Huntingdonshire, England. She was the daughter of  George Hedding and  Charlotte Addington.

In 1923 Sylvia travelled aboard the "Persic" bound for the Cape in South Africa. The ship departed 21 Sep 1923 from Liverpool, Liverpool, Lancashire, England.

Travelling on the same ship was Mercy Falkner who was to marry Austin Osborne Kidd Sutton in South Africa in February 1925.
Ships Manifest for the "Persic"

It is quite likely that Sylvia and Mercy knew each other as they were both in Sawston at some stage. There is two years difference in their ages. Sylvia was 30 and Mercy was 27 when they travelled.

23 April 2011

Brian Levitt Hedding (1916 - 2001)

Brian Levitt Hedding (1916 - 2001)
Brian Levitt Hedding, son of Rotro Hedding and Ethel Frisby, was born on 24 Nov 1916 in Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa and died on 20 Jan 2001 in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa aged 84.

              Noted events in his life were:
  • Military: Transvaal Air Training Squadron, 1936.
  • Arrival: Aboard the "Windsor Castle" bound for Southampton, 16 Dec 1938, Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa. 
  • Departure: Aboard the "Aquitania" bound for New York, 17 Dec 1938, Southampton, Hampshire, England.
  • Departure: Aboard the "Windsor Castle" bound for the Cape, South Africa., 23 Feb 1939, Southampton, Hampshire, England.
  • Arrival: Aboard the "Edinburgh Castle" from Durban, 26 Aug 1955, Southampton, Hampshire, England. 
  • Departure: Aboard the "Oranjefontein" destined for Cape Town, 13 Dec 1958, Southampton, Hampshire, England.
  • He had a residence in 1958 in Johannesburg, , Transvaal, South Africa.
  • He worked as an Engineer circa 1958 in Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa.
  • Brian was a passenger aboard South African Airways Flight SA242 from Johannesburg on 24th July 1964, to Perth via Cocos Island & Mauritius.

Brian married Margaret Courtney "Peggy" Chesterton. Margaret was born on 1 Oct 1917 and died on 28 Jul 2000 in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa aged 82.  They had two children: John Brian and Barry Charles.

Marriage Register Brian Levitt Hedding Margaret Courtney Chesterton


22 April 2011

Charles H. Hedding (1845-1901)

Birth: 21 Jul 1846 in Witney, Witney, Oxfordshire, England
Christening: 5 Sep 1846 Witney, Witney, Oxfordshire, England
Death: 21 Oct 1901 in Queenstown, Cape, South Africa

Parents:
Leonard Hedding b: 30 Mar 1812 in Wyboston In Eaton Socon, Bedfordshire, England
Mary Ann Mills b: 6 Jan 1814 in Witney, Witney, Oxfordshire, England




Burial 1901 in Queenstown, Cape, South Africa (Queenstown Main Cemetery)

Marriage Margaret Elizabeth Buckley
  • Married: 15 Jul 1880 in Grahamstown, , Cape Province, South Africa
Marriages: The Lantern (Cape Town, South Africa), Saturday, July 31, 1880
They had three children in 10 years; Charles Rotro James Hedding; Erilda May Thomson (Hedding) and Clarice Leonie Lagerwall (Hedding)