Walter William CHING 1858-1934 & Harriet COOK 1864-1947
Geelong, Colac, Creswick, Hamilton & Grassdale (near Digby), S-W Victoria, Australia
Walter William CHING b. 1858 Geelong, Vic., son of John Cottle CHING and Charlotte WALTER was married in 1885, Nurrabiel, Western Victoria to Harriet COOK, b. 1864 Kingston, near Creswick, Victoria, daughter of George Nesbit COOK and Harriet Ann RUSSELL.
Walter and Harriet CHING had six children at Hamilton or Grassdale, near Digby, in S-W Victoria from 1886 to 1903. It appears the family were living at Grassdale from about 1892 to about 1896, before moving to Hamilton. It was during this time that three of their children appear to have been born at Grassdale.
The family was living at Dobie, near Ararat in 1916 when the only son Walter Russell CHING, a Chemist's apprentice in Ararat enlisted in the AIF. Walter was killed in Belgium in 1917.
Walter William CHING died at Bendigo in 1934 and his widow later moved back to Hamilton where she died an 1947.
Walter William CHING & Harriet COOK had the following family....;