You are not logged in
Log in
Sign up

We hope this site assists others in their family research of direct and many branches of the extended family.

Remember even though some of those we love most are no longer with us "They will always be in our memories, thoughts and hearts". A tear is often followed by a smile.

SHERLOCK - KING family lines in Australia began with the arrival of Sarah (or Maria) KING in 1800 on the "Speedy" as a guest of England and the arrival in 1806 of a seaman known as Samuel SHERLOCK (free) aboard the "Fortune".

On 25th October 1808 in Sydney, Samuel SHERLOCK married  Sarah (Maria) KING in Sydney, it was not until after 1817 when they moved to Van Diemans Land (Tasmania) that we find in 1823 the birth of an only known (recorded) child "John Henry SHERLOCK (1823-1883)" to Samuel and Sarah/Maria SHERLOCK (my 3rd Great-grandparents), from there that point the SHERLOCK family line in Australia (of which I am a direct descendant) began when John Henry SHERLOCK married Ann HART (1823-1920) the 1st daughter and 4th child of William Doubleday HART and Ann HART (nee: GREEN), both John Henry SHERLOCK and Ann HART were born in Van Diemans Land (Tasmania).  

Our heartfelt gratitude and admiration for the work in research and recording of family history is extended to Mary LOWE (deceased), Jan STEVENS, Pam SHERLOCK (née: NORTON) and Yvonne PURDY (née: SHERLOCK) to name but a few, as well as to everyone who has in the past and will in the future please accept my humble thanks.

Please make an entry in the Guestbook at this site. 

"Family Caring and Sharing"


(Brisbane, Australia)


Family news
Brett Williams joined another family site: Griffin/Quinn Family Web Site
Tracey Rankin joined another family site: evansrwg Web Site
Brett Williams joined another family site: QUINN Web Site
Reg invited Brian Russell to the site.
Reg invited BRIAN SMITH to the site.
Reg invited Mary Sibbald to the site.
Reg updated the details of CHARLES HARTOPP GREASLEY , Ann BRANN (born FITLOW) , Benjamin BRANN , John LAUGHTON and 5 other people in family tree SHERLOCK
Reg invited Brett Williams to the site.
Dianne Morante joined another family site: waide Web Site
Roger Mulholland joined another family site: wilson Web Site
Apr 15, 2014
Theo Verwey joined another family site: Schmidt Paternal Web Site
Max Secomb joined another family site: YOUNG Web Site
Theo Verwey joined another family site: Felger Web Site
Apr 14, 2014
Dianne Morante joined another family site: nielsen Web Site
Jill Abercrombie joined another family site: QUINN Web Site
Denise Sands updated the details of Henry SHERLOCK and Thomas Curran in family tree SHERLOCK
John Hooper joined another family site: Maslen Web Site
Reg updated the details of GEORGE PHILIP COSTIN in family tree SHERLOCK
Mal Cockburn joined another family site: Trainer Tavel Web Site
Apr 13, 2014
Brian Chaffey joined another family site: Webseite der Clauer , Kaltschmidt und Bürkel
Apr 12, 2014
Alan Stephens joined another family site: Vernes Family History Website
Alan Bradley joined another family site: Hardstaff Web Site
Raymond Lean joined another family site: Cannell Web Site
Alan Bradley joined another family site: Hancocks-Clegg Web Site
View older news
News articles
Genealogy: Sherlock married during World War 1, at Holy Trinity Church, Hoylake.
Posted by: Ricky COOPER on July 31 2009 20:43

From 09 Sept 1914 to 22 Feb 1918.

1916/02/28 Victor Peter Alexander SHERLOCK, 28, Bachelor, Painter of

98 Market Street, Hoylake to :--

Elizabeth HUGHES, 24, Spinster, 37 Rudd Street, Hoylake by Banns.

Grooms Father = Peter SHERLOCK, Labourer,

Brides Father = Charles HUGHES, Farmer

Witnesses Harold SHERLOCK and Ethel SHERLOCK.

1 Comment|27 Views|View full article