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Hugh Dixson (1810 - 1880)

Hugh Dixson
Born in Edinburgh Parish, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotlandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 11 Apr 1837 in Edinburgh Parish, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in 111 Victoria-street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australiamap
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HUGH DIXSON [1] (Dixson-100)

PARENTS. Hugh Dickson/Dixson & Mary (Scott) Dickson/Dixson

BIRTH. 5 Jun 1810, Edinburgh Parish, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland


Name Hugh Dixson
Gender Male
Birth Date 05 Jun 1810
Birthplace Edinburgh Parish, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Father's Name Hugh Dixson
Mother's Name Mary Scott

MARRIAGE. 11 Apr 1837, Edinburgh Parish, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

MARRIAGE. 11 Apr 1837, Helen Craig, daughter of Robert Craig & Isabella (Duncan) Craig

MARRIAGE. 11 Apr 1837

Name Hugh Dixson
Spouse's Name Helen Craig
Event Date 11 Apr 1837
Event Place Edinburgh Parish,Edinburgh,Midlothian,Scotland
Spouse's Father's Name Robert Craig

Children (born in Scotland):

(1) Hugh Dixson, b. 13 Jan 1839, d. bef. 1841

IMMIGRATION. On the GLENSWILLY. Departed Greenock, Scotland, 23 May 1839. Arrived Sydney 29 Oct 1839.

Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. From Greenock, via South Australia, on Tuesday last, having left the former port the 23rd May, and the latter 17th instant, the ship Glenswilly, 632 tons, Captain M'Neil, with merchandise.

Children (born in Australia):

(2) Hugh Dixson, b. 29 Jan 1841]], d. 10 May 1926, m. 3 Jul 1866, Emma Elizabeth Shaw, daughter of William Edward Shaw & Emma Leigh (Coombe) Shaw
(3) Robert Dixson, b. 16 May 1843, d. 27 Nov 1891, m. 2 Feb 1865, Ruth Wingates, daughter of James Wingates & Susannah (Major) Whingates
(4) Isabella Dixson, b. 11 Jan 1845, d. 31 Aug 1920, m. 11 Jan 1866, Frederick Hibberd, son of Elijah Hibberd & Mary (Pavy) Hibberd
(5) John Saunders Dixson, b. 25 Dec 1846, d. 7 Mar 1848
(6) Mary Dixson, b. 11 Aug 1848, d. 10 Apr 1850
(7) Craig Dixson, b. 16 Jul 1850, d. 4 Sep 1894, m. 5 Oct 1882, Rachel Theresa Harvey, daughter of Robert Joseph Harvey & Emma (Perkiss) Harvey
(8) Andrew James Alexander Dixson, b. 15 Jun 1852, d. 8 May 1854
(9) Thomas Dixson, b. 10 Apr 1854, d. 9 Dec 1932, m. 11 Nov 1887, Jane Maria Holdway Storie, daughter of Archibald Storie & Anne Avery (Craig) Storie

DEATH. 3 Nov 1880, 111 Victoria-street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia

DEATH. NSW BDM Death Reg: #2250/1880: DIXSON HUGH; Father: HUGH; Mother: MARY; District of SYDNEY

DEATH. DIXSON.-November 3, at his residence, 111 Victoria-street, Darlinghurst, Hugh Dixson. sen., aged 70.

Death of Spouse: 5 Feb 1894, Ellalong, Holden-street, Ashfield, New South Wales, Australia

DEATH OF A BROTHER. DIXSON— June 6, suddenly, at his residence, St. Mary's, Elie, Scotland, Andrew Scott Dixson, Esq., for many years proprietor of the China Mail newspaper, Hongkong, brother of Mr. Hugh Dixson, tobacco manufacturer, Sydney. The deceased was held in very high esteem by all who knew him, and is much lamented in and around Elie. The Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1871 - 1912) Sat 9 Aug 1873, Page 189:

DEATH OF A BROTHER. DIXSON.—December 24, 1881, at his residence, Invertiel House, Edinburgh, Scotland, Robert Dixson, brother of the late Hugh Dixson, sen., tobacco manufacturer, of this city. The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tue 7 Mar 1882, Page 1:


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