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Dickens // Victoria // Australia

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Re: Dickens // Victoria // Australia

Posted: 1326332108000
Classification: Query
There is a birth reg. for a William McKellar Dickens in Victoria, 1863 (??)

He was a brother of Charles Frederick Dickens.

Surname: DICKENS
Given Names: William Mckellar
Event: B
Spouse Surname/Father: Charles John
Spouse Gvn Names/Mother: Mary CLARK
Birth Place: PRES
Year: 1863
Reg Number: 3076

Note birthplace on the reg. is 'Pres'.

If you Google 'William McKellar Dickens' you will find a link to 'Fees Family History Blog: Letters to Australia' which includes some family history on a Charles Frederick and a William McKellar Dickens.

Apparently their father Charles John Dickens came out to Australia in abt. 1847, and was manager of a property named 'Preston', near Mansfield, Victoria.

His marriage reg.

Surname: DICKENS
Given Names: John
Event: M
Spouse Surname/Father: CLARK
Spouse Gvn Names/Mother: Mary
Sex: M
Year: 1851
Reg Number: 25663
Denomination: Church of England
Fiche: 374

Cheers, Anne
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