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John Heaps

John Heaps

Male 1829 - 1908  (79 years)

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  • Name John Heaps 
    Born 13 Oct 1829  Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 20 May 1830  Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1841  Grangepans, Bo'ness, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1851  [2
    coal miner 
    Residence 1851  Canal Row, Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Emigration 1856  Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Immigration 1856  Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation quarry owner 
    Occupation 1856 
    Quarryman 
    Occupation 1903  [3
    quarryman 
    Residence 1904  4 Nicholas St, Brunswick, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    _UID 8B05FD08F1A14C26A17B54BF90326CE9DF6D 
    Buried 1908  Carlton North, Melbourne City, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Plot - MGC-WES-Comp-D-No-42
    Died 28 Nov 1908  14 Mciver St, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Cardiac Arrest, pneumonia 
    Person ID I4839  My Big Tree
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2021 

    Father John Heaps,   b. 12 May 1811, Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1880, Moss Cannel, Muiravonside, Stirlingshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Aitken,   b. 26 Jun 1810, Bridgeness, Carriden, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1878, Cowdenhill, Carriden, Bo'ness, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Family ID F1572  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Simpson,   b. 16 Aug 1828, Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1904, 14 Nicholas St, Brunswick, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 3 Feb 1849  Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 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,   b. 21 May 1850, Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1932, Villiers St, Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Elizabeth Heeps,   b. 29 Mar 1852, Middlebrig, Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1934, 12 Daly St, Brunswick, West Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. Agnes Heeps,   b. 18 Apr 1854, Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1855, Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     4. John Heeps,   b. 21 Jun 1856, Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1931, Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     5. Robert Heeps,   b. 1858, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1859, Victroria Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     6. Agnes Thompson Heeps,   b. 1859, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1942, 79 Blair Street, Coburg, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     7. Robert Leishman Heeps,   b. 1862, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1897, Yarra River, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     8. Allison Ann Heeps,   b. 1864, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1892, Carlton, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     9. James Heeps,   b. 29 May 1866, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1908, 644 Sydney Rd, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     10. Mary Heeps,   b. 28 Mar 1868, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1945, Carlton, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     11. Margaret Heeps,   b. 1869, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1953, 29 Rose St, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     12. Matthew Heeps,   b. 1872, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1926, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     13. Emily Ashworth Heeps,   b. 25 Apr 1874, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1951, Brunswick East, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F1873  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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.

  • Sources 
    1. [S73] 1841 Census (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S38] 1851 Census (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S223] Australian Electoral Roll, (Digital images.), digital images (Reliability: 4).