Alexander Patterson

Anthony Ridgway

James Lineham

Embling Hardy

Isaac Hook

William Eli Manks

Thomas Twyford

William Sykes

James McKay

Richard Robins

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Early Clyde Families
1859, HOOK- Isaac, 88 (1815-1903)

Isaac was born in Gloucestershire, England in 1815 and came to Victoria in 1849 by the ship 'Currie'. After being engaged for a year at charcoal burning, he went to the diggings at Forrest Creek and Bendigo and was there for two years. Going to Clyde in 1859, he bought 160 acres of land at £.2.10.0d. per acre and selected 109 acres at £1 per acre; here he is engaged in farming pursuits. In 1865 he married widow Mrs. Christina Denham, formerly of Scotland and has a family of two children."
Isaac Hook paid rates on a property (CA 66) located on the south western corner of Muddy Gates Lane and Patterson Road.
(Related to the Patterson family)
Isaac Hook had one son George Robert, (1866 - 1937) married to Ethel May Reeves.

Isaac and Christina Hook
Photo courtesy of Hook Family researchers

Grandchildren of Isaac Hook who lived in Clyde
The children of George Robert & Ethel May Hook
1. George Mickle
2. Charles Reeves (d.1927), [Died as a result of shooting accident]
3. Harold (d.1973).
4. Frederick Robert (1909 -2001 )  married to Marjorie ( - 1989 )

Great Grandchildren of Isaac Hook who lived in Clyde
The children of Fred & Marjorie Hook
Living - Two great grandsons and three great grand daughters who once lived in Clyde and attended the Clyde North School No 118
See newspaper account of Fred Hook and train accident in Amazing Local Stories

1. A Clyde History
2. Victoria its Metropolis Past and Present p. 395

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