Thomas HANKS 1826-1903
&
Sarah ASHTON 1835-1901

"Crawford" Station (Hotspur) & Branxholme, S-W Victoria, Australia

Thomas HANKS was b. 1826, London, son of Thomas HANKS and Mary SMITH and married, 1858 in Hamilton, S-W Victoria to Sarah ASHTON b. 1835 County Armagh, Ireland, daughter of John ASHTON and Sarah FINN.

Thomas HANKS was employed on "Crawford" Station, near Hotspur, S-W Victoria in the 1850s and early 1860s before he purchased land at Branxholme, S-W Victoria. Both Thomas and Sarah died at Branxholme in 1903 and 1901 respectively and were buried in the Branxholme cemetery.

Thomas HANKS & Sarah ASHTON had the following family...

  1. Sarah Jane HANKS 1859-1915, b. "Crawford" Station, S-W Victoria, d. Branxholme, S-W Victoria, m. 1879 to John William DEVEREUX 1852-1919, b. Emu Creek (Digby, S-W Victoria, d. Wallacedale, S-W Victoria ; 7 children.

  2. Martha Maria HANKS 1860-1864, b. "Crawford" Station, S-W Victoria, d. Branxholme ?

  3. John Henry HANKS 1861-1854, b. "Crawford" Station, S-W Victoria, d. Branxholme ?

  4. Thomas HANKS 1863-1942, b. Branxholme, S-W Victoria, d. Hamilton, S-W Victoria, m. 1892 to Elizabeth Ellen CAHILL 1860-1940, b. Belfast, S-W Victoria, d. Hamilton, S-W Victoria.

  5. Samuel HANKS 1864-1936, b. Branxholme, S-W Victoria, d. Gunnedah, NSW, m. 1891 to Agnes WHITE 1868-1916, b. Sandford, S-W Victoria, d. Boggabri, NSW ; 9 children.

  6. John Henry HANKS 1866-1943, b. Branxholme, S-W Victoria, d, Hamilton, S-W Victoria, m. Marie BROWN 1864-1928, b. Victoria, d. Branxholme, S-W Victoria.

  7. William HANKS 1868-...?..., b. Branxholme, S-W Victoria and .........?.........

  8. Elizabeth HANKS 1869-1937, b. Branxholme, S-W Victoria, d. Melbourne, Victoria, m. 1894 to James Peter NOLAN 1866-1946, b. Melbourne, Victoria, d. Melbourne, Victoria, 3 children.

  9. James HANKS 1871-1909, b. Branxholme, S-W Victoria, d. Horsham, Victoria, m. Ellen Mary HARMER 1881-1948, b. Macarthur, s-W Victoria, d. Horsham, Victoria ; 4 children.

  10. George HANKS 1874-1964, b. Branxholme, S-W Victoria, d. Hamilton, S-W Victoria, m. 1905 to Annie McKINNON 1872-1948, b. Casterton, S-W Victoria, d. Hamilton, S-W Victoria ; 6 children.

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