I am writing on behalf of my mother-in-law. Her great-grandmother was a Wilding. It would be fantastic if there is a connection.This is what I know of the family:
Henry Wilding b. 1859 Stafford (Child of William Wilding & Rhoda Doughty) d. 18 Sep 1918 Prahan, Victoria married 1880 in Derbyshire, England Harriet Rebecca Grove b. 1860 Derbyshire, England
Their Children: Hannah Rebecca Wilding b. 15 Apr 1878 Tipton, Stafford County, Yorkshire d. 10 July 1946 South Melbourne, Victoria (This is our ancestor) Ann Matilda (Tilly) b. 1881 England buried. Brighton, Victoria m. Steele 1907 Mary Emma b. 13 Mar 1884 Long Heaton, Derby m. Greenway 1913 Frederick William b. 1888 m. King Albert Victor b. 1891 Carlton, Victoria m. Quinn 1912 Florence May b. 1893 Fitzroy, Victoria m. Gay 1913 Edith Dora b. 1896 Fitzroy South d 1896 Vera Minnie b. 1897 Richmond, Victoria m. Caine Henry b. 1899 Fitzroy South d. 1900 Fitzroy Sth, Victoria Sylvia Doris Alexa R (Dolly) b. 1902 Fitzroy Sth d. 1998 m. Egan
Family travelled on 'Aberdeen' (April 1886) to Sydney before moving to Victoria. Henry was 26, Harriett 26, Ann 4, Hannah 7, Henry infant, Mary 1.
Hope we connect somewhere. Good luck with your research. 'Chel.