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John HEEPS

John HEEPS

Male 1856 - 1931  (75 years)

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  John HEEPS was born on 21 Jun 1856 in Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland (son of John HEAPS and Elizabeth SIMPSON); died on 23 Oct 1931 in Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia; was buried in Melbourne General Cemetery, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

    Other Events:

    • _UID: 713DE383977A46CC931CED3946023327AEA0
    • Emigration: 1856, Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland
    • Immigration: 1856, Victoria, Australia
    • Residence: 13 Jul 1915, Town Hall, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia
    • Occupation: 1900-1920; Hallkeeper at Brunswick Town Hall.

    Notes:

    John worked as a Hallkeeper and held this job for the first two decades of the 1900's. He did his job in an officous and efficient way, and as he wore a uniform, like most people who wore uniforms in thsoe days, he considered himself a type of policeman and acted accordingly.
    On saturday afternoons he acted as timekeeper for the Brunswick football club.
    His photo appears in the Illustrted Brunswick dated 1897 page 2 and 1909 page 18

    Buried:
    PLOTMethodist L 648

    John married Susan FLOWER on 30 Dec 1884 in Victoria, Australia. Susan (daughter of John FLOWER and Margaret BREEN) was born in 1858 in Polmont, West Lothian, Scotland; died on 28 Dec 1902 in Brunswick, Victoria, Australia; was buried in Melbourne General Cemetery, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. John William HEEPS was born in 1886 in Brunswick, Victoria, Australia; died on 2 Feb 1965; was buried in Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park, Matraville, Randwick City, New South Wales, Australia.
    2. Elsie May HEEPS was born in 1888 in Brunswick, Victoria, Australia; died in 1920 in Victoria, Australia.
    3. Emily Susan HEEPS was born in 1890 in Brunswick, Victoria, Australia; died in 1890 in Brunswick, Victoria, Australia; was buried in V.C. Corner Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, Dept du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France.
    4. Elton Sydney HEEPS was born in 1892 in Brunswick, Victoria, Australia; died on 19 Jul 1916 in France; was buried in V.C. CORNER AUSTRALIAN CEMETERY MEMORIAL, FROMELLES.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John HEAPS was born on 13 Oct 1829 in Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland; was christened on 20 May 1830 in Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland (son of John HEAPS and Elizabeth AITKEN); died on 28 Nov 1908 in 14 Mciver St, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia; was buried in 1908 in Carlton North, Melbourne City, Victoria, Australia.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: quarry owner
    • _UID: 8B05FD08F1A14C26A17B54BF90326CE9DF6D
    • Residence: 1841, Grangepans, Bo'ness, West Lothian, Scotland
    • Occupation: 1851; coal miner
    • Residence: 1851, Canal Row, Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland
    • Emigration: 1856, Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland
    • Immigration: 1856, Victoria, Australia
    • Occupation: 1856; Quarryman
    • Occupation: 1903; quarryman
    • Residence: 1904, 4 Nicholas St, Brunswick, Australia

    Notes:

    Name: John Heaps
    Gender: Male
    Birth Date: 13 Oct 1829
    Baptism Date: 20 May 1830
    Baptism Place: Carriden, West Lothian, Scotland
    Father: John Heaps
    Mother: ELizabeth Aitken
    FHL Film Number: 1066626
    Reference ID: - 2:17ZJ7GS

    John's baptism certificate states, "John Heaps and Elizabeth Aitken had a natural child born the 13th Oct 1829 and baptised the 20th May last 1830 named John."

    John worked as a quarryman then emgrated from Polmont, West Lothian to Brunswick, Australia in 1856
    John owned quarries in Brunswick until the land boom about 1900, when the bank the held all his savings went broke and he lost all his money.

    Burial notes : Brunswick Medium Newspaper December 5 1908
    The remains of Mr John Heeps Snr, a resident of Brunswick for over 50 years, were inferred in the Melbourne Cemetery on Saturday last. The Rev Mr Thompson conducted the service at the grave. A special feature at the funeral procession was that four of the deceased great grandchildren efficiated as poll bearers while all together 10 great children attended the service and 88 grandchildren. The funeral arrangements were in the hands of Jones Brothers of Brunswick.

    Buried:
    Plot - MGC-WES-Comp-D-No-42

    John married Elizabeth SIMPSON on 3 Feb 1849 in Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Elizabeth (daughter of David SIMPSON and Elizabeth LEISHMAN) was born on 16 Aug 1828 in Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland; was christened on 21 Apr 1834; died on 14 Jun 1904 in 14 Nicholas St, Brunswick, Australia; was buried on 17 Jun 1904 in Carlton North, Melbourne City, Victoria, Australia. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth SIMPSON was born on 16 Aug 1828 in Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland; was christened on 21 Apr 1834 (daughter of David SIMPSON and Elizabeth LEISHMAN); died on 14 Jun 1904 in 14 Nicholas St, Brunswick, Australia; was buried on 17 Jun 1904 in Carlton North, Melbourne City, Victoria, Australia.

    Other Events:

    • _UID: FE013CE0C348450697F480B7227704D3A37A
    • Residence: 1841, Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland
    • Residence: 1851, Canal Row, Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland
    • Emigration: 1856, Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland
    • Immigration: 1856, Victoria, Australia
    • Residence: 1903, 4 Nicholas St, Brunswick, Australia

    Notes:

    Buried:
    PLOTMGC-WES-Comp-D-No-42

    Notes:

    Married:
    Name: John Heaps
    Gender: Male
    Marriage Date:3 Feb 1849
    Marriage Place: Polmont,Stirling,Scotland
    Spouse: Elizabeth Simpson
    FHL Film Number: 1041955

    Name: Elizabeth Simpson
    Gender: Female
    Marriage Date:3 Feb 1849
    Marriage Place: Polmont,Stirling,Scotland
    Spouse: John Heaps
    FHL Film Number: 1041955

    Children:
    1. Thomas Mcluckie HEEPS was born on 21 May 1850 in Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland; died on 19 Sep 1932 in Villiers St, Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia; was buried in Melbourne General Cemetery, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
    2. Elizabeth HEEPS was born on 29 Mar 1852 in Middlebrig, Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland; was christened on 25 Apr 1852 in Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland; died on 27 Mar 1934 in 12 Daly St, Brunswick, West Victoria, Australia.
    3. Agnes HEEPS was born on 18 Apr 1854 in Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland; was christened on 30 Apr 1854 in Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland; died on 10 Dec 1855 in Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland; was buried in Polmont Old Church, Polmont, Stirling, Scotland.
    4. 1. John HEEPS was born on 21 Jun 1856 in Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland; died on 23 Oct 1931 in Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia; was buried in Melbourne General Cemetery, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
    5. Robert HEEPS was born in 1858 in Brunswick, Victoria, Australia; died in 1859 in Victroria.
    6. Agnes Thompson HEEPS was born in 1859 in Brunswick, Victoria, Australia; died on 29 Sep 1942 in 79 Blair Street, Coburg, Victoria, Australia; was buried on 30 Sep 1942 in Fawkner Memorial Park, Fawkner, Moreland, Victoria, Australia.
    7. Robert Leishman HEEPS was born in 1862 in Brunswick, Victoria, Australia; died on 27 Feb 1897 in Yarra River, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; was buried on 2 Mar 1897 in Melbourne General Cemetery, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
    8. Allison Ann HEEPS was born in 1864 in Brunswick, Victoria, Australia; died on 28 Sep 1892 in Carlton, Victoria, Australia.
    9. James HEEPS was born on 29 May 1866 in Brunswick, Victoria, Australia; died on 9 Jul 1908 in 644 Sydney Rd, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia; was buried on 11 Jul 1908 in Coburg Cemetery,.
    10. Mary HEEPS was born on 28 Mar 1868 in Brunswick, Victoria, Australia; died on 18 Jun 1945 in Carlton, Victoria, Australia.
    11. Margaret HEEPS was born in 1869 in Brunswick, Victoria, Australia; died on 12 Jul 1953 in 29 Rose St, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia; was buried on 15 Jul 1953 in Melbourne General Cemetery, Carlton, Victoria, Australia.
    12. Matthew HEEPS was born in 1872 in Brunswick, Victoria, Australia; died on 28 Sep 1926 in Victoria, Australia; was buried on 30 Sep 1926 in Fawkner Memorial Park, Fawkner, Victoria, Australia.
    13. Emily Ashworth HEEPS was born on 25 Apr 1874 in Brunswick, Victoria, Australia; died on 4 May 1951 in Brunswick East, Victoria, Australia; was buried in Melbourne General Cemetery, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John HEAPS was born on 12 May 1811 in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland; was christened on 12 May 1811 in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland (son of Robert HEAPS and Elizabeth FREW); died on 24 Jan 1880 in Moss Cannel, Muiravonside, Stirlingshire; was buried on 27 Jan 1880.

    Other Events:

    • _UID: F3CBD3AE061746C4B0B02636F65043DC87C6
    • Occupation: 24 Jan 1880; Grocer

    Notes:

    Name: John Heaps
    Gender: Male
    Baptism Date: 12 May 1811
    Baptism Place: Carnwath, Lanark, Scotland
    Father: Robert Heaps
    Mother: ELizabeth Frew
    FHL Film Number: 1042971
    Reference ID: 2:16JR4XQ

    Son John's baptism certificate it states, "John Heaps and Elizabeth Aitken had a natural child born the 13th Oct 1829 and baptised the 20th May last 1830 named John."

    John later married Jean Torbet

    John married Elizabeth AITKEN. Elizabeth (daughter of Matthew AITKEN and Agnes THOMPSON) was born on 26 Jun 1810 in Bridgeness, Carriden, West Lothian, Scotland; was christened on 1 Jul 1810 in Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland; died on 6 Aug 1878 in Cowdenhill, Carriden, Bo'ness, West Lothian, Scotland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Elizabeth AITKEN was born on 26 Jun 1810 in Bridgeness, Carriden, West Lothian, Scotland; was christened on 1 Jul 1810 in Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland (daughter of Matthew AITKEN and Agnes THOMPSON); died on 6 Aug 1878 in Cowdenhill, Carriden, Bo'ness, West Lothian, Scotland.

    Other Events:

    • _UID: 1C1133B5ED9445D0BE0640D73604071DE410
    • Occupation: 1841, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland; Tambourer
    • Residence: 1841, Grangepans, Bo'ness, West Lothian, Scotland
    • Residence: 1851, Bridgeness, Carriden, Bo'ness, West Lothian, Scotland
    • Residence: 1861, Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland
    • Residence: 1871, Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland

    Notes:

    Name: Elizabeth Aitken
    Gender: Female
    Birth Date: 26 Jun 1810
    Baptism Date: 1 Jul 1810
    Baptism Place: Carriden, West Lothian, Scotland
    Father: Matthew Aitken
    Mother: Agnes Thomson
    FHL Film Number: 1066627 Reference ID: 2:17H3DJT

    She was not married to John Heaps. On the baptism certificate of their son John it states "John Heaps & Elizabeth Aitken had a natural child born the 13th Oct 1829 and baptised the 20th May last 1830 named John."
    It is also possible, actually more than probable, she never married Alexander Rankin Nimmo either.
    In 1841 she is residing with her mother, sister, John Heaps aged 11, Alexander Nimmo aged 1 and Alexander Nimmo aged 24. Indicating she was not married as there was no name change.
    On her Death Certificate it shows her as Elizabeth Aitken, SINGLE., informant was Alexander Nimmo, landlord.
    Yet on Alexander Rankin Nimmo death cert as WIDOWER of Elizabeth Aitken

    Children:
    1. 2. John HEAPS was born on 13 Oct 1829 in Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland; was christened on 20 May 1830 in Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland; died on 28 Nov 1908 in 14 Mciver St, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia; was buried in 1908 in Carlton North, Melbourne City, Victoria, Australia.

  3. 6.  David SIMPSON and died.

    Other Events:

    • _UID: 71FE24C28D844118ABA585890DCBEC6849E9

    David married Elizabeth LEISHMAN. Elizabeth and died. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Elizabeth LEISHMAN and died.

    Other Events:

    • _UID: 385056916AAD4966BBC115F2BDA0968530F4
    • Residence: 1841, Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland
    • Residence: 1851, Canal Row, Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland

    Children:
    1. 3. Elizabeth SIMPSON was born on 16 Aug 1828 in Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland; was christened on 21 Apr 1834; died on 14 Jun 1904 in 14 Nicholas St, Brunswick, Australia; was buried on 17 Jun 1904 in Carlton North, Melbourne City, Victoria, Australia.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Robert HEAPS and died.

    Other Events:

    • _UID: FA1875D50C704928BB171FCC6E6979B80EAD

    Robert married Elizabeth FREW. Elizabeth and died. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Elizabeth FREW and died.

    Other Events:

    • _UID: 0BCA882D8A664C1EA7C4E312B6AF21E6B06C

    Children:
    1. 4. John HEAPS was born on 12 May 1811 in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland; was christened on 12 May 1811 in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland; died on 24 Jan 1880 in Moss Cannel, Muiravonside, Stirlingshire; was buried on 27 Jan 1880.

  3. 10.  Matthew AITKEN was born on 17 Mar 1776 in Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland; was christened on 22 Mar 1776 in Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland (son of John AITKEN and Alison WALKER); died in Pre 1856.

    Other Events:

    • _UID: CCA5DB679F434C43B7286DB6F4482A820EB2
    • Occupation: 6 Aug 1878; labourer (deceased)

    Matthew married Agnes THOMPSON. Agnes (daughter of William THOMSON and Agnes SAMUEL) was born in 1775 in Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland; and died. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Agnes THOMPSON was born in 1775 in Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland (daughter of William THOMSON and Agnes SAMUEL); and died.

    Other Events:

    • _UID: 85012B9FDC0C45F789A34A775697CD213CA5
    • Occupation: 1841; Salt Carrier
    • Residence: 1841, Grangepans, Bo'ness, West Lothian, Scotland

    Children:
    1. Agnes AITKEN was born on 12 Nov 1803 in Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland; was christened on 13 Nov 1803 in Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland; died on 13 Feb 1886 in Redding, Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
    2. Matthew AITKEN was born on 27 Jul 1805 in Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland; was christened on 4 Aug 1805 in Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland; died on 30 Jun 1876 in Redding, Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
    3. Alison AITKEN was born on 11 Oct 1807 in Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland; and died.
    4. 5. Elizabeth AITKEN was born on 26 Jun 1810 in Bridgeness, Carriden, West Lothian, Scotland; was christened on 1 Jul 1810 in Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland; died on 6 Aug 1878 in Cowdenhill, Carriden, Bo'ness, West Lothian, Scotland.