Alfred James DIMOND c.1830-1922 & Caroline RICKETTS c.1825-1869 & Eliza BEST c. 1847-1925

Gloucestershire, England & 1852 "Muntham Station", Carapook, Victoria, Australia

Alfred James DIMOND, b. c.1830, Bristol, England son of James DIMOND and Jane PARFITT was married in 1851, Gloucestershire, England to Caroline RICKETTS, b. c.1825 Gloucestershire, England, daughter of Robert RICKETTS and ____.

This couple arrived at Portland, Victoria on the "Tasmania" in 1851 and were employed at "Muntham Station" in 1852 where a child was born.

They appear to have moved to Portland and Caroline died in 1869 and Alfred married again in 1872 to Eliza BEST, b. c. 1847 Co Cavan, Ireland, daughter of William BEST and Letitia WILSON.

Alfred James DIMOND & Caroline RICKETTS had the following known family:

  1. Alfred James DIMOND b. 1852, "Muntham Station", Carapook, Vic, d. 1921, m. 1877 to Bessie GALLIN
  2. William Robert DIMOND b. 1854, Portland, Vic, d. 1883, Portland, Vic.
  3. Emily Ann DIMOND b. 1856, Portland, Vic, d. 1856.
  4. Henry DIMOND b. 1858, Portland, Vic, d. 1858.
  5. Charles DIMOND b. 1859, Portland, Vic, d. 1860.
  6. Amelia DIMOND b. 1861, Portland, Vic, d. 1862.
  7. Arthur DIMOND b. 1862, Portland, Vic, d. 1922, Claremont, Western Australia.
  8. Joseph DIMOND b. 1865, Portland, Vic, d. 1881.
  9. Emily DIMOND b. 1869, Portland, Vic, d. 1869.

Alfred James DIMOND & Eliza BEST had the following known family:

  1. Frederick John DIMOND b. 1873, Portland, Vic, .................?
  2. Frank DIMOND b. 1875, Portland, Vic, d. 1945, m. Elizabeth Emma ALLEN.
  3. James DIMOND b. 1880, Portland, Vic, d. 1950, m. Charlotte Lucy POTTER.
  4. James DIMOND b. 1880, Portland, Vic, d. 1950, m. Ada Theresa LOVELL.