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Re: Hobbs- Toronto
Posted by: Helen Bell (ID *****8192) Date: September 30, 2013 at 00:02:28
In Reply to: Hobbs- Toronto by Robert Smith of 100265

Hope some of the following may be of some use.

Searching Trove using - Hobbs Tipperary
The Star (Ballarat) 4 Sept 1856
In court at Ballarat - Lieutenant Hobbs of the 40th proved that suspect was a deserter

Launceston Examiner 27 Oct 1859
MARRIAGE. On the 12th instant, at Christ's Church, Longford. Tasmania, by the Venerable Arch. deacon Reibey, assisted by the Rev. William Dry, George Hobbs, Esquire, Lieutenant 40th Regiment. eldest son of Henry William Hobbs, Esq., Bloomfleld Park, County Tipperary, to Emily Mary, second daughter or Henry Clayton, Esq., Wickford, Tasmania.
Emily born 1834 - Longford, Tasmania - parents Henry Clayton and Mary McLaughlan
http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/2c20/clayton-william-henry
(Google Henry Clayton Esq, Wickford for info on the family - nothing on the Hobbs marriage)
(Henry William Hobbs Esq., Prospect, Parsonstown, King's Co. was a subscriber to the Topographical Dictionary of Ireland in 1837

Sydney Morning Herald 10 Sept 1860
Description of a 'battle' in the maori wars. - forty of the 40th regiment under Lieutenant Hobbs ......

The Argus 13 Feb 1861
BIRTHS.
On the 9th ult., at the residence of her sister, Mrs. Francis Evans, Launceston, Tasmania, the wife of Lieutenant George Hobbs, 40th Regiment, of a daughter.
Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922 about F Hobbs
Name:        F Hobbs
Birth Date:        9 Jan 1861
Father's Name:        George Hobbs
Mother's Name:        Emily Mary Clayton
Birth Place:        Tasmania
Registration Year:        1861
Registration Place:        Launceston, Tasmania
Registration number:        78

The Empire 15 Aug 1861
14 Aug Lieutemant Hobbs arrived Sydney from Melbourne with two others from the 40th

Queanbeyan Age and General Advertiser 19 March 1863
+ Courier Mail 19 MArch 1863
Attended the funeral in Auckland of Commodore William Burnett (drowned 7th Feb 1863 - wreck of the 'Orpheus"). Lieutenant Hobbs was in command of the proceedings.

NZ bmd
birth - HOBBS Henrietta 1866/11568 - Emily Mary and George

1871 Canadian census
York West, Ontario, Canada
George Hobbs (37) - c 1834, Ireland, C of E - government clerk
Emily Hobbs (35) - c 1836, Australia, C of E
Percy Hobbs (9mo) - c1870, Ontario, C of E
Maude Hobbs (6) - c 1865, New Zealand, C of E

Ontario Canada Births , 1869 - 1913
HOBBS Percy Northumberland - born 25 March 1872, in the district of York to George Hobbs (government clerk) and Emily Mary Clayton
HOBBS Henry William - born 21 July 1870, in the district of York to George Hobbs (clerk civil service) and Emily Matilda Mary Clayton

Ontario Canada Deaths 1869-1938
HOBBS Henry William - died 7 June 1871, age 10mo and 17 days - dysentry - father George Hobbs - C of E - district of York

1881 Canadian census
St James Ward, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada
George Hobbs, Clerk, male, married, age 55, Irish Origin, born in Ireland, Catholic (born 1826, Ireland)
Emily Hobbs, female, married, age 46, Australian Origin, born in Australia, Catholic (born 1835, Australia - ? Tasmania)

Signed,
Another Hobbs of Tipperary researcher



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