Charles GREENHAM 1797-1859
Elizabeth HOCKEY 1797-1871

Somersetshire, England and Sandford, S-W Victoria, Australia

Charles GREENHAM b. 1797, Charlton Adam, Somersetshire, England, son of William GREENHAM ca 1766-? and Elizabeth PERHAM abt 1770-? was married in 1817 to Elizabeth HOCKEY, b. c1797, Somerset, England daughter of John HOCKEY and Jane HUTCHINS.

Charles & Elizabeth GREENHAM arrived in Victoria on the ship "Mermaid" in 1855 along with their son Israel and daughters Jane and Elizabeth.

Israel GRINHAM, son of Charles and Elizabeth GREENHAM had a Butchery & Bakery, in the 1882 Commercial Sector Plan of Henty Street, Casterton.

Charles GREENHAM and his wife Elizabeth both died at Sandford in south-west Victoria are buried in the Sandford Cemetery.

Charles GREENHAM & Elizabeth HOCKEY had the following known family:

  1. George GREENHAM b. 1819, Somerset, England, m. Mary WHATMOUGH 1828-1911. George arrived at Portland in 1857 and was the first permanent settler at Dartmoor in south-west Victoria. Photograph of a pear tree in 1935 on George GREENHAM's house site at Dartmoor.

    George GREENHAM & Mary WHATMOUGH had the following known family...

    1. Jane GREENHAM b. 1849, Collingwood, Vic, d. 1905, m. Peter IVERACH
    2. James GREENHAM b. 1850, Portland, Vic, d. 1921, m. Margaret IVERACH
    3. George GREENHAM b. 1853, Portland, Vic, d. 1942, m. Susannah Alice SPENCER
    4. Mary Elizabeth GREENHAM b. 18c.1855, Vic, d. 1926, m. Johann Engel OLSEN
    5. Julia GREENHAM b. 1857, Dartmoor, Vic, d. 1948, m. Charles Edward DOWLING
    6. Alfred GREENHAM b. 1859, Vic, d. ......., m. ............
    7. Frances GREENHAM b. 1861, Sandford, Vic, d. ......, m. Duncan Edward SEEBOHM
    8. Albert James GREENHAM 1863-1937, b. Carapook, S-W Victoria, d. Perth, Western Australia, m. 1891 to Emily JENNINGS 1870-1937, b. Bowtell's Creek (near Sandford), S-W Victoria, d. Western Australia.
    9. Peter GREENHAM b. 1865, Sandford, Vic, d. 1943, m. Sarah Ann STEVENS
    10. Alice GREENHAM b. 1870, Dartmoor, Vic, d. 1960.

  2. Jane GREENHAM b. 1820, Somerset, Eng, m. Patrick HORGAN
  3. William GREENHAM b. 1822, Somerset, Eng, m. Mary Anne COLEMAN
  4. Isabella GREENHAM b. 1824, Somerset, Eng, ___?
  5. Elizabeth GREENHAM b. 1826, Somerset, Eng, ___?
  6. Charles GRINHAM b. 1828, Somerset, Eng, m. Susan FORD. Sandford Storekeeper
    1. William GREENHAM b. 1851, Portland, Vic, d. 1912, m. Annie Bella NICHOLSON
    2. Mary Jane GREENHAM b. 1853, Portland, Vic, d. 1853.
    3. female GREENHAM b. 1854, Casterton, Vic, d. 1854.
    4. Elizabeth GREENHAM b. 1855, Casterton, Vic, d. 1869, Carapook, Vic.
    5. Louisa GRINHAM b. 1860, Sandford, Vic, d. 1892, m. John Frances McSHEEHY

  7. Gerard GREENHAM b. 1830, Somerset, Eng, ___?
  8. Louisa GREENHAM b. 1832, Charlton Adam, Somerset, England, married and had a large family in England. She did not come to Australia and died in 1906. Information on her family can be found on the following website - GRINHAM / GREENHAM families
  9. Mary GREENHAM b. 1834, Somerset, Eng, m. George SEALEY and they had a large family at Casterton.
  10. Israel GREENHAM (GRINHAM) b. 1836, Somerset, Eng, m. Margery McNEIL and they had a large family at Sandford and Casterton, Victoria.
  11. Lucy GREENHAM b. 1837, Somerset, Eng, ___?
  12. Lucy GREENHAM b. 1839, Somerset, Eng, ___?

Links to Pioneer Names at...

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

Merino & Henty : Sandford : Strathdownie : Wando Vale

Daryl Povey