James BLACKWOOD 1802-? & Jane RINGWOOD c1794-?

Descendants at VDL (Tasmania); Hotspur & Digby, S-W Victoria, Australia

James BLACKWOOD b. 1802 England, son of Sir Henry BLACKWOOD and Harriet GORE married 1820 at Hethel, Norfolk, England to Jane RINGWOOD and they had at least three children, Susanna BLACKWOOD (1825-1908), James BLACKWOOD (1830-1910) and Isaac BLACKWOOD (1836-1919) who emigrated to Australia:

1. Susanna BLACKWOOD 1824-1908 & Robert LANE 1822-1904

Susanna BLACKWOOD b. 1825 Norfolk, England married in 1845 at Norwich, England to Robert LANE b. 1822, Ringwood, Eng and they emigrated with 5 children on the ship "Schomberg" which was wrecked off Peterborough, Vic in 1855. Robert, Susanna and the 5 children survived and continued on to Tasmania where they lived and raised more children, some of whom came to Victoria:

  1. Mary Ann Blackwood LANE b. 1845, Norfolk, Eng, m. Robert AYTON;
  2. Elizabeth Jane LANE, b. 1848, Norfolk, Eng, m. John ROOTES;
  3. James Blackwood LANE, b. 1850 Liverpool, Eng, m. Maragraet ann CRONNOLLY;
  4. Samuel George LANE, b. 1852 Norfolk, Eng;
  5. Rachel Alice LANE, b. 1854 Norfolk, Eng, m. George AYRES;
  6. Susanna LANE, b. 1856 Longford, Tas, m. Charles WILLIAMS;
  7. Ruth Helena LANE, b. 1858 Longford, Tas, m. Alfred FERRALL;
  8. Jabez Jethro LANE, b. 1860 Longford, Tas,;
  9. Naomi Almira LANE, b. 1866 Longford, Tas, d. 1870;
  10. Priscilla Winifred LANE, b. 1868 Longford, Tas, m. Charles BLACKWOOD (cousin);

2. James BLACKWOOD 1830-1910 & Hannah MICKLEBOROUGH 1832-1923

James BLACKWOOD b. 1830 Norfolk, England was married in 1851 Warringham, England to Hannah MICKLEBOROUGH b. 1832 Norfolk, England and they emigrated to Portland, Vic in 1857 on the ship "British Empire" and settled at Hotspur. They had the following children:

  1. James Nehemiah BLACKWOOD b. 1854, Eng, mar. Mary BLACK;
  2. John BLACKWOOD b. 1856, Norfolk, Eng, d. 1861 Hotspur, Vic;
  3. Isaac BLACKWOOD b. 1858, d. 1878, Hotspur, Vic;
  4. Mary Jane BLACKWOOD b. 1860 Digby, Vic, mar. John WILSON ;
  5. Robert BLACKWOOD b. 1861 Crawford River, Vic, mar. Agnes WILSON;
    1. John James BLACKWOOD, b. 1895, Hotspur, Vic, d. 1954
    2. William Thomas BLACKWOOD, b. 1893, Hotspur, d. 1917 Belgium
  6. Rachel BLACKWOOD b. 1864, Hotspur, mar. Henry BROWN;
  7. Hannah BLACKWOOD b. 1867 Daylesford, Vic, mar. Peter WILSON;
  8. William Thomas BLACKWOOD b. 1868 Digby;
  9. Elizabeth / Lilian BLACKWOOD b. 1870 Hotspur;
  10. Charles BLACKWOOD b. 1872 Hotspur, mar. Priscilla LANE;
  11. Martha Ann BLACKWOOD b. 1874 Hotspur;
  12. John BLACKWOOD b. 1876 Hotspur, mar. Emmeline STEWART.

3. Isaac BLACKWOOD 1836-1919 & Susan SIMKIN 1855-1935

Isaac BLACKWOOD b. 1836 Hethel, Norfolk, England and emigrated to Portland, Vic on the ship "British Empire" in 1857. He was married in 1873 at Digby, Vic to Susan SIMKIN b. 1855 Digby, Vic and they had the following known children:

  1. Duncan Albert BLACKWOOD (SIMKIN) b. 1872, Digby, Vic, m. Ellen LANAGAN;
  2. Amy Edith BLACKWOOD b. 1874, Digby, Vic, m. Thomas MUNDAY;
  3. Eva Eliza Jane BLACKWOOD b. 1878, Digby, Vic, d. 1883;
  4. George Henry 'Harry' BLACKWOOD b. 1881 Digby, Vic, m. Flora Agnes McDONALD;
  5. William BLACKWOOD b. 1884, d. 1884, Ballarat, Vic.



J. BLACKWOOD Sr. was listed as an early landowner on the Hotspur Parish map.

J. J. BLACKWOOD was listed as an early landowner on the Hotspur Parish map.

Isaac BLACKWOOD was listed as an early landowner on the Hotspur Parish map.