Can anyone help with the ancestory of Willam Hockin, Born abt 1813 probably in Cornwall
I believe he may be a related to John Hockin 1604-1706 of Gwithian only because I have a ring with the Family Seal which has been handed down through the generations
This is some of Known data on William and his fathe John
Descendants of John Hockin
Generation No. 1
More About JOHN HOCKIN:
Child of JOHN HOCKIN is:
2. i. WILLIAM2 HOCKIN, b. Abt. 1813; d. 22 December 1874, Collier St/Yalding, Kent,UK.
Generation No. 2
2.WILLIAM2 HOCKIN (JOHN1) was born Abt. 1813, and died 22 December 1874 in Collier St/Yalding, Kent,UK2.He married JANE SIMS 15 May 1838 in Kenwyn,Cornwall,UK2, daughter of JOHN SIMMS and JANE JOHNS.She was born Abt. 18143, and died 10 August 1877 in 12 Caroline St,Sth Yarra,Vic4.
Notes for WILLIAM HOCKIN:
'Red Lion' owned by Jane Sims parents.
Eliza Newman was at Angel Inn prior to 1845 and Thomas Oakes took over in 1851.
William not in Chacewater for 1841 census.
Immigrated to Melbourne Australia in about 1849
Commercial Hotel',corner of Elizabeth and Lonsdale Sts in Melbourne,1859,1862.
'Hockin's Hotel,185 Elizabeth St in 1864,1866,1871.
By 1872 he is only listed at private residence, Caroline St, South Yarra.
Source--Sands & McDougalls Melbourne Directory and Bailliere's Victorian Directory.
Electoral Roll 1856-1857Miner's rights at Moliagul and Avoca. Elizabeth St Hotel and freehold and leaseholder of 'Royal Hotel',St Kilda. Also Hockin's Hotel freehold.
Monumental Inscription on family tomb in Melbourne General cemetery gives family details and is situated at Church of England K,No 266.
Details of land owned in Will dated 28 May 1869. Probate granted 1 April 1875. real estate sworn at under 30,000 pounds.
Thomas Fisher was present at and informant of death at Collier Street Yalding,Kent,UK.
More About WILLIAM HOCKIN:
Cause of Death: Kidney disease,bronchitis and general congestion
Occupation: 1838, Wheelwright at Chacewater,CON
Notes for JANE SIMS:
Jane finished her sampler 7 August 1822 aged '8 yers'.
More About JANE SIMS:
Burial: 11 August 1877, Melbourne General Cemetery
Cause of Death: Influenza and capillary bronchitis
Children of WILLIAM HOCKIN and JANE SIMS are:
3. i. WILLIAM3 HOCKIN, b. 21 March 1839, Chacewater,Cornwall,UK; d. 14 July 1911, South Yarra,Vic.
ii. JOHN HOCKIN, b. Bef. 18465; d. Bef. 1850.
iii. ELIZA JANE HOCKIN, b. 1846, Fenchurch St,London,UK6; d. 22 October 1853, Elizabeth St Melbourne,Vic7.
More About ELIZA JANE HOCKIN:
Burial: 23 October 1853, Melbourne General Cemetery8
Cause of Death: Scarlet fever, dysentery supervening
4. iv. JOHN HOCKIN, b. 1850, London,UK; d. 2 March 1898, South Yarra,Vic.
v. EMMA HOCKIN, b. 1852, Melbourne,Vic; d. 1 July 1933, Brighton,Vic9.
More About EMMA HOCKIN:
Burial: 3 July 1933, Melbourne Crematorium
Cause of Death: Cardiovascular degeneration and hypostatic pneumonia
Medical Information: Verdict at Inquest held 6 July 1933 in Melbourne by Mr D Grant, City Coroner.
5. vi. JANE HOCKIN, b. 7 November 1853, Melbourne,Vic; d. 21 January 1937, Melbourne,Vic.
Generation No. 3
3.WILLIAM3 HOCKIN (WILLIAM2, JOHN1)10 was born 21 March 1839 in Chacewater,Cornwall,UK11, and died 14 July 1911 in South Yarra,Vic12.He married MARY AGNES SINNOTT13 22 April 1880 in St Patrick's Cathedral,Melbourne,Vic14, daughter of WILLIAM SINNOTT and SARAH RICHARDSON.She was born 1855 in Emerald Hill,Vic, and died February 1918 in Melbourne,Vic.