"First Families" at Hotspur on the Smoky or Crawford River in South-West Victoria, Australia

A list of some of the early inhabitants and visitors to Hotspur on the Smoky or Crawford River in south western Victoria from its settlement, circa 1840. We are attempting to collect the names of individuals and families associated with the Hotspur area ranging from long term residents to those who may have had a child born or registered in Hotspur, owned land, or a residence in the area in the 1800s or were associated with an organisation or event in the area.

22 September 2016 Daryl Povey

with names, information, comments or corrections to information on this site.

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Brindley=Hiscock 1894
The 1894 marriage of
Henry Hiscock (b. Hotspur 1861) &
Martha Brindley (b. Hotspur 1873)
linked two Hotspur pioneering families.
Jno Brindley & Sarah McDermott 1884
John Herbert Brindley (b. Hotspur 1860),
(brother of Martha left)
& Sarah McDermott (b. Hotspur 1860)
mar. 1884 in Hamilton.
Two sons, 'Mac' & 'Jack' died in
France in WW1.
Francis & Caroline Brindley 1898
Francis Brindley (b. Hotspur 1871),
(brother of Martha left)
& Caroline Wagland (b. Heywood 1871)
mar. 1898 in Caulfield.
Florence Brindley & Frank Fidler
Florence Brindley (b. Hotspur 1880),
(sister of Martha left)
& Frank Fidler (b. Hotspur 1876)
mar. 1906.

A

B

  • BARBER : John James BARBER 1856-1890, of Hotspur 1880s, d. Omeo (sp. Catherine McLEAN 1860-1890)
  • BARCLAY : John BARCLAY 1807-1877, of Greenvale near Heywood(sp Janet JOHNSON 1802-1887)
  • BARNES : John BARNES 1836-1917, (sp. Abigail COBB 1838-1907)
  • BARR : George BARR 1860-1944, selectpr of Lower Crawford (sp. Susan McLELLAN 1869-1963)
  • BASSETT : Christopher BASSETT, squatter "Bassett's Station" 1842-3, killed by aborigines and buried on his station by his partner HORSMAN.
  • BASTABLE : Mary BASTABLE 1828-1914, maid & marriage "Crawford Inn" 1849 (sp.1 Daniel KELLY; sp.2 Abraham FIRTH 1813-1899)
  • BATON : John BATON, early landowner at Hotspur
  • BEATON : BEATON, 3 BEATON children at Hotspur Common School 1863.
  • BEATON : John BEATON 1815-1881, at Hotspur 1863, d. Coleraine (sp. Isabella TURNER 1821-1903)
  • BEAVIS : Thomas BEAVIS 1858-1945, at Hotspur 1880s (sp. Mary Jane PEVITT 1860-1895; sp.2 Mary CAMERON 1857-1916)
  • BELL : George Noble BELL 1860-1939, at Hotspur 1880s (sp. Ameilia Matilda BEECHAM 1861-1891)
  • BETHUNE : Norman BETHUNE ~1795-1881, N. BETHUNE early landowner, Hotspur (sp. Catherine McDONALD ~1807-?)
  • BLACKWOOD : Clement BLACKWOOD 1899-1977, b. Hotspur, labourer of Portland 1939.
  • BLACKWOOD : James BLACKWOOD 1830-1910, of Hotspur (sp Hannah MICKLEBOROUGH 1832-1923)
  • BLACKWOOD : James Nehemiah BLACKWOOD 1855-1923, of Hotspur (sp Mary BLACK 1852-1916)
  • BLACKWOOD : John James BLACKWOOD 1895-1954, WW1 service, labourer, Hotspur 1939.
  • BLACKWOOD : Robert BLACKWOOD 1861-1954, of Hotspur (sp. Agnes WILSON 1865-1949)
  • BLACKWOOD : William Thomas BLACKWOOD 1868-1956, of Hotspur (sp. Christina BLACK 1871-1952)
  • BOLAM : Henry BOLAM ~1823-?, station hand at "Kangaroo" station, 1859, gaoled for horse stealing in 1859 (sp Mary LOONEY ~1829-1910)
  • BOURKE : Andrew BOURKE 1818-1862, squatter "Limestone Ridge," d. "Risng Sun Hotel" Hotspur (sp.1 Eleen ?; sp. 2 Johanna WALSH; sp.3 Mary O'BRIEN)
  • BRADLEY : Arthur BRADLEY ~1812-1887, Hotspur Store-keeper (1866), labourer of Hotspur (1875), from Kent, England, died Hamilton Hospital.
  • BRENNAN : Francis Owen BRENNAN 1828-1867, splitter of Hotspur (sp. Mary McKAY 1827-1882)
  • BRINDLEY : Francis BRINDLEY 1871-1917, of Hotspur & NSW (sp. Caroline WAGLAND 1871-1908)
  • BRINDLEY : Thomas BRINDLEY 1799-1878, of Hotspur, d. QLD (sp. Elizabeth WHITE 1802-1846)
  • BRINDLEY : Thomas BRINDLEY 1837-1893, of Hotspur, (sp. Emma KEY 1842-1912)
  • BRINDLEY : William White BRINDLEY 1864-1946, of Hotspur & Omeo (sp. Sarah RYAN 1867-1937)
  • BRISBANE : William Ronald BRISBANE 1900-1948, property at Lower Crawford 1944 (sp. Constance May REED 1902-1994)
  • BROOKS : Thomas BROOKS 1905-1888, d. Hotspur-Heywood Road (sp. Ann MACK 1811-1893)
  • BROWN : Charles Gordon BROWN 1893-1984, of Hotspur (sp. Elsie Ruth HISCOCK 1909-2001)
  • BROWN : Henry BROWN 1860-1929, of Hotspur (sp. Rachael BLACKWOOD 1864-1943)
  • BROWN : James BROWN 1886-1947, of Hotspur.
  • BROWN : Thomas Henry BROWN 1888-1963, of Hotspur, WW1 service (sp. Emily Eliza SIMKIN 1898-1970)

C

  • CAIN : Samuel CAIN 1884-?, of Hotspur 1904 (sp. Annie Sophia WILSON)
  • CAMERON : Albert Cameron 1891-1963, of Myamyn & labourer, Hotspur 1939.
  • CAMERON : John Cameron 1855-1926, of Myamyn & Hotspur (sp Sarah Ann WILSON 1863-1930)
  • CAMERON : William John Cameron 1884-1969, of Myamyn & Hotspur, WW1 service, d. Apsley.
  • CAMPBELL : Donald Campbell 1866-1921, of Merino, Margaret buried at Hotspur (sp. Margaret STEWART 1868-1941)
  • CAREY : John CAREY 1804-1866, b. Guernsey, son of John CAREY & Judith MAINGAY, died Geelong, Vic.; squatter of Smoky River 1842-1844.
  • CARMICHAEL : Edward CARMICHAEL 1882-1962, (sp. Charlotte Louisa FIDLER 1878-1905, d. Hotspur)
  • CARTER : Samuel Francis CARTER 1869-1955, b, Coleraine, at Hotspur 1890s (sp. Johanna RUNDELL 1868-1951)
  • CARTER : Christopher Wilson CARTER 1850-1929, of Warrnambool, Dartmoor, Greenwald, Tahara & Portland (sp. Marjory AITCHESON ~1856-1936)
  • CHARTER : Polly CHARTER, 1863 Pupil at Hotspur Common School
  • CHARTER : William CHARTER 1815-1888, Innkeeper "Rising Sun Hotel" 1864 (sp. Elizabeth Ann EKE 1817-1902)
  • CHISHOLM : John Chisholm ~1830-?, Hotspur 1861
  • CLARKE : John Harry CLARKE ~1869-?, at Hotspur 1893 (sp. Jane MEADE 1867-?)
  • COBB : Abigail COBB 1838-1907, (sp. John BARNES 1836-1917)
  • COBB : Jane COBB 1832-1917, (sp. James HISCOCK 1825-1900)
  • CONDON : Samuel CONDON 1842-1908, Sawmiller of Hotspur & Mount Gambier, SA m. Margaret Isabella McCONACHY 1846-1917
  • COOK : Benjamin Ernest COOK 1891-1958, son of Charles Thomas COOK & Elizabeth BLAKE, Lower Crawford, m. 1915 to Alice AITKEN 1894-? of Lyons, Vic.
  • COOK : Charles Thomas COOK ~1852- ? farmer, 4-5 years at Lower Crawford 1914-15, m. 1874 to Elizabeth BLAKE 1855-1917.
  • COOK : Sylvia Lucy COOK 1894-1977, daughter of Charles Thomas COOK, Lower Crawford, m. 1914 to James JONES of Speed, near Ouynen, Vic.
  • COOPER : COOPER, 2 COOPER children at Hotspur Common School 1863.
  • COOPER : William COOPER 1807-1862, (sp. Jane McKINLAY 1824-1908)
  • COULSON : Guy COULSON 1893-?, enlisted WW1, appears to be raised by Joshua & Rosetta COULSON, farmer's of Hotspur & Drik Drik)
  • COULSON : Joshua Ralph COULSON 1867-1942, of Hotspur & Drik Drik (sp. Rosetta McKinley TUNNOCK 1866-1954)
  • CRAWFORD : James CRAWFORD 1812-1848, squatter of "Rifle Downs Station" 1845-8.
  • CROSS : Thomas CROSS 1854-1936 born Homerton, near Heywood, S-W Vic., to John CROSS and Sarah Proctor CRAPP, of Heywood, Hotspur, Tahara & Horsham, d. Horsham Vic., m. 1878 to Louisa PEVITT 1858-1901, b. Portland, S-W Vic., to Henry Charles PEVITT and Harriet HAMBLIN, d, Heywood, S-W Vic.
  • CUTTING : Stephen James CUTTING 1851-1890, farmer of Lower Crawford 1880s (sp. Frances "Fanny" PULFORD 1853-1954)

D

E

  • EDGE : Alfred Richard EDGE 1902-1978, b. England, of Hotspur (sp. Jane Elizabeth OUTTRAM 1898-1976)
  • EKE : Elizabeth Ann EKE 1817-1902, "Rising Sun Hotel" 1863-4 (sp. William CHARTER 1815-1888)
  • ELDRIDGE : William ELDRIDGE 1834-1913, of "Rifle Downs" 1850s(sp. Mary COATES 1833-1908)
  • EVANS : William EVANS 1849-1940, of Heywood & Hotspur (sp. Elizabeth DAY 1855-1932)

F

  • FARR : George FARR 1809-1876, d. Hotspur (sp. Jane McKINLAY 1824-1908)
  • FARRELL : James FARRELL ~1831-1915, employed at "Crawford" Station in 1855, d. Terang (sp. Catherine DELANEY 1844-1925)
  • FENNELL : John FENNELL 1824-1878, of Hotspur, d. Naracoorte, SA (sp. Sarah IND 1824-1903)
  • FIDLER : Edward Charles FIDLER 1841-1888, of Hotspur (sp. Charlotte Louisa JAMES 1848-1935)
  • FIDLER : Francis "Frank" FIDLER 1876-1955, of Hotspur (sp. Florence Margaret BRINDLEY 1881-1959)
  • FINLAY : ? FINLAY, (one FINLAY child at Hotspur School in 1863)
  • FIRTH : Abraham FIRTH 1813-1899, (sp. Mary BASTABLE 1828-1914)
  • FLEMMING : T. FLEMMING, (early Hotspur landowner)
  • FOSTER : George FOSTER 1827-1902, of Hotspur & Branxholme (sp. Elizabeth THOMAS 1824-1905)
  • FULLER : John FULLER, employee of Henry MONRO at "Crawford" Station, 1852.
  • FYFE : Andrew William FYFE 1838-1902, of Lower Crawford 1898 (sp. Eliza EGAN 1844-1934)

G

  • GLEESON : Thomas James GLEESON 1849-1926, "Rising Sun Hotel" Hotspur 1890s (sp. Hannah Mountford JOHNSON 1858-1931)
  • GODFREY : Francis Thomas GODFREY ~1823- ? (sp Emma SAVIN ~1835-1893), New York; Hotspur, Vic; Drumborg, Vic; & South Australia
  • GOUGH : William GOUGH 1814-1888, (sp. Mary Ann LAVERTY 1830-1869)
  • GRIER : Dr. Charles GRIER 1822-1898, married 1854 "Crawford Station" Hotspur (sp. Maria Agnes CHRISTIE 1836-?)

H

  • HABEL : Melville Carl HABEL 1909-?, labourer, Hotspur 1939 (sp. Doris Eileen PRETLOVE 1917-1972)
  • HAGEN / HIGGINS : Margaret HAGEN / HIGGINS ~1813-1888 (sp Patrick HEALY ~1808-1891), at Digby & Hotspur, both buried at Digby)
  • HAITH : Elizabeth HAITH 1816-1892 (sp William KEY 1809-1897), arrived 1853 at Portland, both buried Hotspur.
  • HALEY : Henry HALEY 1829-1904, b. USA, m. 1859 Hotspur, Vic (sp Mary Jessie Teresa O'LEARY 1838-1917.)
  • HALL : Phoebe Matilda HALL 1831-1889 (sp John NEWELL 1822-1882), 1861 Digby - Hotspur area.
  • HAMILTON : Archibald HAMILTON 1821-1884, station overseer at "Kangaroo" station in 1859 (sp Catherine O'GRADY ~1836-1916)
  • HANKS : Thomas HANKS 1826-1903 (sp Sarah ASHTON 1835-1901), at Hotspur 1856-60.
  • HARVEY : H. J. HARVEY, landowner on early Hotspur map.
  • HARVEY : Harry John HARVEY 1862-1949, farmer, Hotspur 1939 (sp. Alexandrina "Lexie" NICHOLSON 1856-1922.)
  • HAWKES : Joseph HAWKES 1826- ? (sp Elizabeth MILLER 1834- ?), at Hotspur 1860-62.
  • HAWKINS : Samuel Proudfoot HAWKINS, listed as early landowner at Hotspur.
  • HEALEY : Patrick HEALY ~1808-1891 (sp Margaret HAGEN / HIGGINS ~1813-1888), at Digby & Hotspur, both buried at Digby)
  • HENNESSY : Maurice HENNESSY ~1851-1900 (sp Sophia BROOKS 1856-1935, lived Heywood or Hotspur.
  • HERD : Agnes Gardner HERD 1853-1934, b. Hotspur, S-W Vic., d. Hamilton, S-W Vic., m. in 1890 at Coleraine, S-W Vic., to Thomas SWIFT 1857-1938, b. Hotspur, S-W Vic., d. Hamilton, S-W Vic ; children at Coleraine, S-W Vic.
  • HERD : Walter HERD 1823-1876, b. Scotland, d. Coleraine, m. in 1850 to Elizabeth Adams KERR 1833-1913, b. Scotland, d. Hamilton, S-W Vic ; children at Hotspur & Coleraine, S-W Vic.
  • HICKLETON : Robert Joseph HICKLETON 1862-1949 (sp Annie McDERMOTT 1867-1935), child born at Hotpsur.
  • HIDE : Thomas HIDE 1841-1923 (sp Emily JOYCE 1845-1922), of Digby, owned land at Hotspur.
  • HILL : John HILL 1808-1883 (sp Emily GIBBS 1829-1920), married at Hostspur in 1850.
  • HISCOCK : Edwin HISCOCK 1830-1906 (sp Elizabeth TERRY 1830-1905), arrived Hotspur 1857, d. Nurcoung, near Goroke, Vic.
  • HISCOCK : Henry HISCOCK 1821-1893 (sp Sarah HAYNE 1817-1858, sp Mary DORRINGTON 1820-1881), arrived Geelong 1856, d. Pyramid Hill, Vic.
  • HISCOCK : Henry "Harry" HISCOCK 1861-1946 farmer of Hotspur (sp. Martha Ann BRINDLEY 1873-1934)
  • HISCOCK : James HISCOCK 1825-1900 (sp Jane COBB 1832-1917), arrived Portland 1854, buried Hotspur Cemetery.
  • HOLLIS : John Henry HOLLIS 1890-1996, labourer at Hotspur 1939 (sp. Muriel Myrtle BRAYNE 1892-1949)
  • HUCKS : James HUCKS 1814-1882, selector at Lower Crawford 1881 (sp Lavinia OAKLEY 1838-1928)
  • HUGHES : James HUGHES 1858-1950, 1879 married at Hotspur to Catherine KING 1857-1954.
  • HUNT : George Goodwin HUNT (sp Ann McKAY / McLACHLAN / COX), 1 HUNT child (Henry ?) at Hotspur Common school, 1863.

I

  • IND : Sarah IND 1824-1903, (sp. John FENNELL 1824-1878)
  • IVERACH : Peter IVERACH 1843-1926, blacksmith, Lower Crawford 1880s (sp. Jane GREENHAM 1849-1905)

J

K

  • KAY : William KAY (probably William KEY 1809-1897)
  • KELLY : Daniell KELLY abt 1810- ?, m. 1849 at "Crawford Inn" (sp. Mary BASTABLE 1829-1914)
  • KERR : Andrew KERR 1818-1889, arrived 1841, shepherd for Henry MONRO "Crawford" Station in 1852 (sp.1 Janet "Jessie CARMICHAEL ~1820-?; sp.2 Isabella STRAIN)
  • KEY : William KEY 1809-1897, Lincolnshire to Hotspur (sp Elizabeth HAITH 1816-1892)
  • KILPATRICK : ? KILPATRICK
  • KING : Catherine KING 1857-1954, 1879 married at Hotspur to James HUGHES 1858-1950.
  • KING : Elizabeth KING 1851-1925 of Hotspur (sp. William Hopley DAY 1839-1914)
  • KING : Emily KING 1861-1927, of Hotspur & Melbourne (sp. Walter Thomas TRELOAR)
  • KING : John KING 1867-1942, of Hotspur (sp. Margaret CAMERON 1883-1969)
  • KING : Mary Ann KING 1856-1936 of Hotspur & Wallacedale (sp. George DAY 1853-1931)
  • KING : William KING 1857-1934, son of John KING & Mary DWYER (sp. Mary Ann MATHESON 1860-1948)
  • KING : William Henry KING 1830-1870, of Hotspur (sp Ellen NUGENT 1833-1920)
  • KING : William Henry KING 1863-1947, of Hotspur (sp Mary Ann McLEAN 1863-1931)
  • KING : William Russell KING 1903-1995, of Hotspur (sp. Phyllis Cameron Nugent KING 1910-?)

L

  • LAMB : Douglas Wilfred LAMB 1920-1944, died at Lower Crawford (sp. Mary Jean GORE 1914-?)
  • LAMBOURN : Ernest John LAMBOURN 1882-?, (sp. Elizabeth Jane MITCHELL ~1880-?, b. Hotspur
  • LAURIE : John LAURIE ~1850-1927, of Hotspur 1880s (sp. Elizabeth Eleanor CRUSE 1858-1917)
  • LAW : Samuel LAW 1879-1949, merchant, Hotspur road, Condah 1939 (sp. Mabel Frances DAVIS 1884-1966)
  • LAWTON : John LAWTON 1845-1929, of Hotspur (sp. Annie McLEAN 1852-1885)
  • LENBERG : Jacob LENBERG, 1833-1901, b. Sweden, m. 1854, "Greenhills" near Hotspur, S-W Vic to Elizabeth JOHNSON 1834-1899, children at Hamilton, Sandford, Hotspur, Branxholme, Portland & Melbournw, d. Melbourne. Lived at Sandford 1858-61, d. near Melbourne.

M

  • MANNY : Peter MANNY 1829-?, m. 1854 Crawford River (sp. Mary SCOTT 1828-?)
  • MARSH : William MARSH 1818-1897, (sp. Catherine FENWICK 1832-1921)
  • MATHESON : Ann MATHESON ~1827-1915, Hotspur 1860s, d. Amphitheatre (sp. Alexander McDONALD 1818-1907)
  • MATHESON : Donald MATHESON 1828-1921, m. 1867 "Snizort" Hotspur m. Isabella MATHESON 1830-1927
  • MATHESON : Donald MATHESON 1846-1927, Sawmiller of Hotspur, m.1 Elizabeth Jane Morris HONEYBALL 1844-1870, m.2 1880 Portland, S-W Vic., m. Flora Annie McEACHERN 1859-1938
  • McCOMBE : Henry McCOMBE 1833-1891, of Hotspur & Narrawong (sp. Mary McCONACHY 1838-1922)
  • McCONACHY : John McCONACHY 1815-1862, of "Rising Sun Hotel" (sp. Jane McGUINESS ~1804-1895)
  • McCONACHY : Margaret Isabella McCONACHY 1846-1917, of "Rising Sun Hotel" Hotspur & Mount Gambier (sp. Samuel CONDON ~1842-1908)
  • McCONACHY : Mary McCONACHY 1838-1922, of "Rising Sun Hotel" Hotspur & Narrawong (sp. Henry McCOMBE 1833-1891)
  • McDERMOTT : Hugh McDERMOTT ~1818-1878, of Hotspur & Branxholme (sp. Catherine MURCHISON 1821-1873)
  • McDONALD : Alexander McDONALD 1818-1907, Hotspur 1860s, d. Amphitheatre (sp. Ann MATHESON ~1827-1915)
  • McDONALD : Angus McDONALD 1855-1925, son of John(1804) of Hotspur, d. Geelong (sp. Margaret McGUINNESS 1858-1950)
  • McDONALD : Ann McDONALD ~1838-1926, of Hotspur (sp.1 Thomas McGUINESS ~1829-1872; sp. 2 Francis HEALEY ?)
  • McDONALD : Ann McDONALD 1834-1914, of Hotspur, "Kangaroo" and New Zealand (sp. Angus McEACHERN 1816-1875)
  • McDONALD : Charlotte McDONALD 1815-1903, of "Snizort," "Crawford Inn" Hotspur, "Mac's Hotel," Portland; d. Darlington (sp. Hector McDONALD 1806-1859; sp.2 ___ FRASER)
  • McDONALD : Hector McDONALD 1806-1859, of "Snizort," "Crawford Inn" Hotspur, "Mac's Hotel," Portland; d. Portland (sp.1 Margaret McPHERSON; sp. 2 Charlotte McDONALD 1815-1903)
  • McDONALD : Hector McDONALD ~1840-1883, son of John(1804) of Hotspur (sp. Marion "Sarah" McDONALD ~1842-1871)
  • McDONALD : John McDONALD ~1804-1878, brother of Hector, shepherd & farmer of Hotspur (sp. Flora LAMONT ~1814-1878)
  • McDONALD : John McDONALD 1846-1929, son of John(1804) "Murndal" & Hotspur (sp. Isabella McGUINNESS 1856-1940)
  • McDONALD : John Samuel McDONALD 1837-1932, son Hector McDONALD of "Crawford Inn" Hotspur, "Mac's Hotel," Portland; grazier 40 years at Strathdownie, d. Portland (sp. Eliza Thompson McDONALD 1853-1844)
  • McDONALD : Margaret McDONALD 1838-1914 of "Kangaroo" Hotspur, d, Portland (sp. Duncan McEACHERN 1824-1901)
  • McDONALD : Mary McDONALD 1838-1932, of Hotspur (sp. Archibald McLEAN 1830-1905)
  • McDONNELL : William McDONNELL ~1808-1891, at "Crawford Station" in 1851, d. Bealiba (sp. Mary WHEELY ~1810-1911
  • McEACHERN : Angus McEACHERN 1816-1875, of "Kangaroo" Station (sp Ann McDONALD 1834-1914, d. NZ)
  • McEACHERN : Duncan McEACHERN 1824-1906, of "Kangaroo Station" & "Rising Sunn Hotel" (sp. Margaret McDONALD 1838-1914)
  • McEACHERN : Duncan McEACHERN "Little Duncan" 1834-1913, of "Kangaroo Station" & "Rising Sunn Hotel," served in Crimean War & American Civil War, buried Hotspur cemetery.
  • McEACHERN : Hugh McEACHERN 1861-1940 son of "Long John" "Rising Sun Hotel," Hotspur Store & Myaring, d. Mt. Gambier (sp. Annie McLEAN 1868-1962)
  • McEACHERN : John McEACHERN "Long John" 1828-1908 "Rising Sun Hotel", d. Nelson (sp. Annie McLEAN 1828-1897)
  • McEACHERN : William McEACHERN 1814-1895, of "Springbank", "Strathdownie East" & "Rosewood" NSW (sp. Mary Elizabeth HOLDEN 1832-1899)
  • McGUINESS : Andrew McGUINNESS 1860-1949, shearer of Hotspur 1939
  • McGUINNESS : Jane McGUINNESS ~1804-1895, of "Rising Sun Hotel" (sp. John McCONACHY 1815-1862)
  • McGUINESS : Thomas McGUINESS 1829-1872, (sp. Ann McDONALD 1838-1926)
  • McINNES : Isabella McINNES 1830-?),
  • McINTOSH : Donald McINTOSH ~1819-1890, arrived 1852, of Hotspur in 1862 selector, 1870 (sp. Mary GRANT ~1818-1887)
  • McINTOSH : Donald McINTOSH ~1838-1930, arrived 1852, of Hotspur from 1862, of "Glencoe" until 1930 (sp. Flora McDONALD 1851-1935)
  • McINTYRE : John McINTYRE 1847-1934, at Hotspur 1868 (sp. Mary Ann SHAW 1844-1935)
  • McKEAND : Edmund Lee McKEAND 1826-1861, at Hotspur 1850s (sp Hannah WHITWORTH 1818-1904)
  • McKENZIE : Kenneth McKENZIE 1800-1858, squatter "Snizort Station" 1845, d. Portland (sp Maragret McKAY 1810-1857)
  • McKINNON : Donald McKINNON ~1810-1864, leased "Kangaroo" station in 1850s, purchased "Kaladbro" in 1864 (sp Elizabeth McINNES ~1829-1903)
  • McKINNON : Neil Charles McKINNON 1813-1875, at Hotspur 1850s, d. Penola, SA (sp. Margaret STUART 1818-1878)
  • McLEAN : Alexander McLEAN 1821-1868, employee at "Crawford Station," d. QLD.
  • McLEAN : Archibald McLEAN 1830-1905, of Hotspur (sp. Mary McDONALD 1838-1932)
  • McLEAN : Lachlan McLEAN ~1823-1888, shepherd, butcher, Inn-keeper "Crawford Inn" (sp. Janet McSWAIN 1830-1897)
  • McLENNAN : John McLENNAN 1826-1908, overseer "Crawford Station" 1859, d. Mumbannar (sp. Rebecca MATHESON 1823-1892)
  • McLENNAN : Donald McLENNAN 1860-1938, born "Crawford Station" of Mumbannar (sp. Sydney "Ruth" PENNY 1878-1941)
  • McLEOD : Alexander McLEOD ~1803-?, at "Crawford Station" 1855 (sp/ Christina McMILLAN ~1809-?
  • McLEOD : Ann McLEOD ~1803-?, at "Crawford Station" 1854.
  • McLEOD : Archibald McLEOD ~1828-?, at "Crawford Station" 1854, son of Ann McLEOD (above).
  • McLEOD : David John McLEOD ~1877-1957, labourer of Hotspur, 1939 (sp Emily Jane HARRIS (~1888-1957)
  • McLEOD : Donald McLEOD ~1777-1863, at "Crawford Station" 1854 (sp. Marion "Sarah" McKENZIE)
  • McNEILLY : Ivy Myrtle McNEILLY 1900-1953, teacher at Hotspur before 1924, m. Norman Avenel BEAVIS 1895-1970, of Heywood.
  • McNICOL : John McNICOL 1818-1903, b. Craignish, Argyllshire, Scotland to James McNICOL & Mary SMITH, d. 1903, Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria ; m. 1854 Portland Bay, S-W Victoria, Australia to Mary May CAMERON 1826-1886, b. Corriechoille, Inverness-shire, Scotland to John CAMERON & Amelia McPHERSON, of "Barongarong" (Comaum) & Fox Hall Stations, near Naracoorte, S-E SA & "Bassett's" Station, near Hotspur, S-W, Victoria. Later of "Eremeran" Station, Nymagee, NSW, Australia.
  • McPHERSON : William McPHERSON, early landowner at Hotspur
  • McRAE : Alexander McRAE ~1801-1887, of "Grassdale Station" 1850s (sp. Christina McRAE ~1819-1897)
  • McRAE : Duncan McRAE 1804-1889, "Real Duncan" or "1st Duncan" squatter "Glenorchy" "Glenlivet" etc...(sp. Janet McRAE 1818-1889)
  • McRAE : Neil McRAE 1836-1891, at Hotspur 1860s (sp. Catherine "Kate" McINNES 1845-1910)
  • MEADE : John MEADE 1842-1913, at Hotspur 1875 (sp. Sarah PRICE 1846-1938)
  • MESSER : James Meikle MESSER 1834-1885 b. Edinburgh, Sct., of "Crawford" Station, d. Melbourne, Vic.. m. Elizabeth FARQUHARSON 1844-1920. 3 sons served in the Boer War.
  • MILLARD : ___ MILLARD,
  • MILLER : Robert Charles MILLER 1837-1932, b. London, England to James MILLER and Sarah RUSSELL, Apothecary (chemist) of Heywood and Casterton, purchased the "Rising Sun" hotel at Hotspur in 1885, d. Casterton, S-W Victoria; m. 1869, South Australia to Hannah MILNES 1852-1942, b. Lancashire, England to Francis MILNES and Elizabeth BENTLEY, d. Casterton, S-W Victoria. 12 children 1870-1895.
  • MITCHELL : ___ MITCHELL,
  • MONRO : Henry MONRO 1810-1869, of "Crawford" Station (sp Catherine "Kate" POWER ~1810-1889)
  • MONRO : Maria Agnes MONRO (CHRISTIE) 1836-?, step daughter of Henry MONRO m. at "Crawford" station (sp Dr. Charles GRIER 1822-1898)
  • MOORE : Donald Matheson MOORE 1895-1963, farmer, Hotspur after 1931 (sp Clarissa Phyllis "Bonnie" CAMERON 1908-1987)
  • MOORE : James MOORE 1862-1949, some family lived at Hotspur (sp Emily Sarah HOLMES 1866-1949)
  • MUNRO : John MUNRO 1832-1914, Postmaster & storekeeper at Hotspur (sp Bridget LEONARD ~1843-1923)
  • MUNRO : Roderick MUNRO ~1824-?, at "Crawford Station" 1854 (sp. Catherine ___ ~1824-?)
  • MURCHISON : Neil MURCHISON ~1789-1873, at "Crawford Station" 1854 (sp. Elizabeth "Betsy" NICHOLSON ~1784-1876)

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  • NAYLOR : James NAYLOR, early landholder at Hotspur
  • NEWELL : John NEWELL 1822-1882, Hotspur area 1860s (sp. Phoebe HALL 1831-1889)
  • NEWITT : James NEWITT ~1818-? from Oxfordshire, shepherd at "Crawford Station" 1853 (sp. Hannah ___ ~1821-?).
  • NICHOLSON : Archibald NICHOLSON ~1816-1857, of Isle of Skye, Hotspur & Dartmoor (sp. Anne McDERMOTT ~1827-1896, d. Portland)
  • NICHOLSON : Donald NICHOLSON 1823-1889, of Skye & Hotspur (sp. Mary LAMOND 1826-1875)
  • NOONAN : Mary NOONAN 1836-1916, (b. Co Tip. Ireland, dau of John NOONAN & Mary CUMMINGS, arrived 1849, employed by Mrs McKENZIE, Smoky River for 1y, m. 1853, Charles Yates COX, chn at Portland, Sandford & Casterton, buried in the Sandford Cemetery.)

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  • PARKER : Bennett "Ben" PARKER 1888-1960, of Hotspur 1939
  • PARKER : Bessie Elizabeth PARKER 1894-1962, of Hotspur 1939 (sp. Archibald McLEAN 1873-1941)
  • PETTIT : John Harold Roy PETTIT ~1858-1931, of Lower Crawford (sp. Margaret Jane HAMILTON 1868-1947)
  • PEVITT : William Charles PEVITT 1857-1938, of Hotspur & Heywood (sp. Alice Hannah Ada SCANTLEBURY 1862-1893; sp.2 Mary Ann GROVES 1859-1935)
  • PHILIP : W.S., J.R., & M.C. PHILIP, early landowners at Hotspur
  • PRICE : Richard PRICE 1819-1904, at Hotspur 1850s (sp. Jane DRINKWATER 1821-1898)
  • PRIOR : Thomas PRIOR 1826-1899, Hotspur Common School Teacher 1860s

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  • READ : William Henry Vines READ 1881-1938, of Branxholme, d. 1938 at Hotspur (sp. Isabel Chute PHILIP 1886-1956)
  • REID : James REID 1834-1915 (sp. Mary LARKIN 1835-1903)
  • REYNOLDS : Thomas REYNOLDS 1853-1900 (sp. Rosanna TALBOT 1863-?)
  • RICHARDS : John Henry RICHARDS 1864-1945, (sp. Mabel Mary BLACKWOOD 1880-1919)
  • RICHARDS : Leslie John "Jack RICHARDS 1918-?, labourer Hotspur, 1939, WW2 service
  • ROBINSON : Frederick Thurman ROBINSON 1862-1911, b. Goolwa, SA, "Crawford" station manager 1899-1911, sp. Jane Elizabeth BLOOMFIELD 1870-1946, b. Balmoral, S-W Vic.
  • ROWLAND : John Francis ROWLAND ~1875-1950, teacher at Hotspur 1908-10 (sp. Eliza PENROSE 1874-1962)
  • RULE : Henry RULE 1831-1883 (sp. Jane McMAHON 1832-1898)

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  • SAUNDERS : Reuben Nicholas SAUNDERS 1894-1967, of Hotspur (sp. Sybil Cis HISCOCK 1896-1986)
  • SAVIGE : John SAVIGE 1832-1910, of Hotspur 1871 (sp. Emma RUSSELL 1835-1927)
  • SAVIN : Samuel SAVIN 1808-1867, at "Crawford Station" 1853 (sp. Hannah WISE 1810-1889)
  • SHARPE : Jeremiah Robert SHARPE 1829-1890, of Lower Crawford & Digby (sp. Sarah Ann SMITH 1827-1895)
  • SHAW : William SHAW 1812-1885, of Hotspur & Telangatuk (sp. Mary JORDAN 1820-1885)
  • SHAW : William SHAW 1841-1877, of Hotspur & Coleraine (sp. Mary CALLIGAN 1844-1878)
  • SHAW : William McKay SHAW 1872-1942, of "Rifle Downs" (sp. Elsie Agnes McKENZIE 1882-1937)
  • SIMKIN : William SIMKIN, early landowner at Hotspur.
  • SMITH : Charles SMITH 1869-1955, of Hotspur, d. Coleraine.
  • SMITH : Hector SMITH 1873-1947, farmer of Hotspur.
  • SMITH : James SMITH 1833-1914, Hotspur 1850s, d. Apsley (sp. Margaret McMAHON 1840-1897)
  • SMITH : John SMITH 1816-1892, (sp.1 Unknown; sp.2 Catherine McINNESS 1848-1920)
  • SMITH : John SMITH 1866-1937, of Hotspur.
  • SMITH : John Howard SMITH 1810-1892, of Digby & Hotspur (sp. Helen ROSS 1822-1902)
  • SMITH : John SMITH 1822_?, shepherd "Pieracle Station" 1861 (sp. Honora GLENTON 1832-?)
  • SMITH : Joseph SMITH 1824-1888, of Hotspur 1850s (sp Elizabeth McNICOL 1824-1921)
  • SMITH : Thomas SMITH ~1830-?, of "Crawford Station" 1853 (sp. Susan ____)
  • SPRING : Raymond Gilbert SPRING 1881-1948, of Hotspur (sp. Eva PARKER 1880-1942)
  • STANFORD : Charles STANFORD ~1831-1888, of "Crawford Station" 1853 (sp. Mary POTTER ~1828-1914)
  • STEWART : Donald STEWART 1823-1896, of "Crawford Station" 1853, d. Hamilton
  • STOCK : John STOCK 1826-1890, Hotspur 1856-65, d. Sandford (sp. Christina W McLENNAN 1830-1898)
  • STONE : David Blair STONE 1832-1894, "Crawford Inn" 1861-2, d. Warracknabeal (sp. Marie Elizabeth BILSTON 1844-1909, d. Perth, WA.)
  • STONEY : John STONEY ~1825-1885, at Hotspur 1850s, d. Digby (sp. Albina PENNEFEATHER 1835-1900, d. Digby)
  • STORER : Joseph STORER 1849-1926, (sp. Mary Jane GREY 1852-1943)
  • STORER : William Thomas STORER 1873-1954, contractor of Hotspur 1939 (sp. Sarah Ellen DAY 1878-1952)
  • SWIFT : John SWIFT 1826-1874, b. 1826 Lancashire, England, d. Coleraine, S-W Vic., carrier & farmer of Hotspur, Sandford & Coleraine, S-W Vic., m. in 1853 to Frances BRINDLEY 1826-1897 b. Derbyshire, England, of Hotpsur, S-W Vic., d. Coleraine, S-W Vic.
  • SYPOTT : Annie Mary SYPOTT1866-1939, of Hotspur.
  • SYPOTT : Charles Philip SYPOTT1864-1926, of Hotspur & Coleraine (sp. Nancy KINGHORN 1862-1941, of Byaduk & Coleraine)
  • SYPOTT : Elizabeth Marion "Lil" SYPOTT1868-1956, of Hotspur.
  • SYPOTT : George ANTHONY SYPOTT1871-1967, of Hotspur & Coleraine (sp. Catherine SMITH 1862-1941, of Hotspur & Coleraine)
  • SYPOTT : James Russell SYPOTT1861-1958, of Hotspur & Coleraine (sp. Frances Annie KINGHORN 1862-1941, of Byaduk & Coleraine)
  • SYPOTT : John SYPOTT1805-1887, selector of Hotspur (sp. Mary O'LEARY 1834-1916, of Digby & Hotspur)
  • SYPOTT : John Bernard SYPOTT1857-1946, of Hotspur & Gymbowen (sp. Sarah Jane REDFORD 1864-1956)

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  • ULLITHORNE : Emily Louisa ULLITHORNE 1857-1940 (sp.1 Joseph PARKER 1841-1891; sp.2 Jeremiah OUTTRAM 1846-1937)

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  • VAUSE : Harry Thomas VAUSE 1870-1927, b. Mount Gambier, SA., d. Mount Gambier, SA. hotelier "Nelson Hotel" 1913-22 ; Farmer "Lower Crawford" Estate 1922-26, m. Jane DOMAN 1867-1952.

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