Robert Lowe HUTTON 1834-1903
& Mary Cockburn PORTEOUS 1835-1905

Fifeshire & Midlothian, Scotland; Geelong, Victoria, Bruk Bruk Parish, Carapook, Victoria; Geelong and Moonee Ponds, Victoria, Australia

William HUTTON 1837-1916
& Mary Anna HARRY c.1847-1924

Fifeshire, Scotland; Cornwall, England; Geelong, Victoria; "Spring Hill" Farm, Bruk Bruk Parish, Carapook, Victoria; Geelong, Victoria, Australia


IMMIGRATION in 1849 : David HUTTON 1804-1854, b. Fife, Scotland to Robert HUTTON and Elizabeth YOUNG, m. 1828 Fife, Scotland to Janet HUTTON 1804-1887, b. Fife, Scotland to William HUTTON and Lillie BEVERIDGE had a family of 7 chidren in Fife, Scotland from 1826 to 1844. This HUTTON family sailed from Plymouth, England on the emigrant ship "Andromache" on 5th Sep 1849 and arrived at Geelong, Corio Bay, Colony of NSW (Victoria), Australia on 24th Dec 1849. The HUTTON family on board was recorded as David HUTTON (40y), Janet HUTTON (40y) and children :-- Lilias (20y), Elizabeth (18y), Robert (16y), William (12y), Janet (12y), David (8y) and James (5y).

The father David HUTTON died, aged 50y, at Geelong in 1854 and his widow Janet HUTTON died, aged 83y, at Geelong in 1887. Both are buried in the Geelong Eastern Cemetery.

Two of their sons, Robert Lowe HUTTON (1834-1903) and William HUTTON (1837-1916) selected land in Bruk Bruk Parish, Carapook in the 1860s, formerly a part of Edward HENTY's "Muntham" Station, and farmed there for a number of years.


Robert Lowe HUTTON 1834-1903, b. Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland son of David HUTTON and Janet HUTTON was married in 1856 at ..".., Victoria to Mary Cockburn PORTEUS 1835-1905, b. Midlothian, Scotland to James PORTEUS and Jean "Jane" HUTCHESON. Robert HUTTON was a selector with 378 acres of land in Bruk Bruk Parish (Muntham) in 1865 and was still farming this land in 1877. By 1887 Robert and Mary HUTTON were living and Geelong before moving to Moonee Ponds (Melbourne) where Robert died in 1902 and Mary died in 1905. They has no children and are buried in the Melbourne General Cemetery.


William HUTTON 1837-1916, b. Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland son of David HUTTON and Janet HUTTON was married in 1871 at Bruk Bruk (Muntham), Victoria to Mary Anna HARRY c.1848-1924, b. Cornwall, England to Richard HARRY and Mary JELBART.

William & Mary Anne HUTTON had a farm known as "Spring Hill" Farm in the parish of Bruk Bruk, Carapook and it appears that this is where most of their children were born between 1872 and 1888 William appears to have selected 198 acres of land in Bruk Bruk Parish in 1868.

William HUTTON, farmer of Bruk Bruk Parish (Muntham), Victoria lost considerable farming assets in the Carapook fire of 1900.

William HUTTON disposed of his Bruk Bruk farm after 1901 and he died at Geelong, Victoria in 1916 and his widow Mary Anne HUTTON died at Geelong, Victoria in 1924, both are buried in the Geelong Eastern Cemetery.

William HUTTON & Mary Anna HARRY had the following family...

  1. Mary HUTTON 1872-1958, b. Bruk Bruk (Muntham), Victoria; m. ..?.. __ HOLIEN; d. Geelong, Victoria.

  2. David HUTTON 1874-1935, b. Bruk Bruk (Muntham), Victoria; d. Ararat, Victoria; m. 1903 to Mary Martha Matilda BETTS 1873-1934, b. Hamilton, Victoria to William BETTS and Rosanna Agnes Harris Anderson WILSON; d. Coleraine, Victoria.

  3. Richard Francis HUTTON 1875-1934, b. Bruk Bruk (Muntham), Victoria; d. Coleraine, Victoria; m. 1906 to Annie Beatrice RYAN 1877-1957, b. Balmoral, Victoria to Patrick John RYAN and Mary Josephine O'BRIEN; d. Portland, Victoria.

  4. Janet HUTTON 1877-1957, b. Bruk Bruk (Muntham), Victoria; d. Geelong, Victoria;, m.1 1901 to Abraham KNIGHT 1865-1934, b. Lethbridge, Victoria to Page KNIGHT and Janette HUTTON; d. Lethbridge, Victoria; m.2 1939 to William PARKER

  5. Elizabeth HUTTON 1878-1954, b. Bruk Bruk (Muntham), Victoria; d. Geelong, Victoria; m. 1902 to David Robert KNIGHT 1875-1951, b. Lethbridge, Victoria to Page KNIGHT and Janette HUTTON; d. Geelong, Victoria.

  6. William HUTTON 1880-1935, b. Bruk Bruk (Muntham), Victoria; d. Ballarat, Victoria; m. Ethel Florence GUNDRY 1887-1941, b. Barwo (near Nathalia), Victoria; d. Geelong, Victoria.

  7. Lilias HUTTON 1882-1953, b. Bruk Bruk (Muntham), Victoria; d. Ararat, Victoria; m. 1904 to Andrew GASKIN 1879-1970, b. Coleraine, Victoria to Robert GASKIN and Hannah BARKER; d. Hamilton, Victoria.

  8. Ellen HUTTON 1884-1963 b. Bruk Bruk (Muntham), Victoria; d. Geelong, Victoria; m. ..?.. __ BALMAIN ..?..

  9. Robert Lowe HUTTON 1885-1961, b. Bruk Bruk (Muntham), Victoria; d. Geelong, Victoria; m. 1911 at Merino, Victoria to Grace Annie "Gracie" FLOWERS 1891-1977; b. Branxholme, Victoria to Neil Walter FLOWERS and Hannah Maria "Bessie" GUTHRIDGE; d. Geelong, Victoria.

  10. Martha HUTTON 1887-1935, b. Bruk Bruk (Muntham), Victoria; d. Kew (Melbourne), Victoria; m.1 in 1911 to Charles INGHAM ..?.. m.2 1930 to James HORROCKS ..?..

  11. James Bruce HUTTON 1888-1927, b. Bruk Bruk (Muntham), Victoria; d. Geelong, Victoria.

Links to Glenelg & Wannon Pioneer Names at..

Carapook & Muntham : Casterton : Chetwynd : Dartmoor : Digby : Harrow & Balmoral : Hotspur :

Merino & Henty : Sandford : Strathdownie : Wando Vale


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