Thomas HERON, b. ca 1825, ___ son of Thomas HERON and Susan LEDDIE was married in 1853 at ___ to Jessie Ann McPHERSON, b. ca 1831 ___, daughter of John McPHERSON and Helen WATSON.

This couple appears to have lived at Hamilton and Thomas hERON owned land in 1871 in the parish of Bruk Bruk, Carapook.

A son John HERON 1856-1933 was National Bank Manager in Casterton in the 1880s and is mentioned on the 1882 Casterton Henty Street Plan from the Casterton Historical Society.

Thomas HERON & Jessie Ann McPHERSON had the following known family:

  1. Thomas McPherson HERON b. 1854, Melbourne, Vic,
  2. John HERON b. 1856, Melbourne, Vic, m. Helen TURNBULL, manager of the Casterton Branch of the National Bank in the 1880s.
  3. Helen HERON b. 1858, d. 1859, Hamilton, Vic.
  4. Francis Henry HERON b. 1860, Hamilton, Vic.
  5. Arthur Mayne HERON b. 1862, Hamilton, Vic.
  6. Herbert Leddie HERON b. 1864, Hamilton, Vic.
  7. George William HERON b. 1866, Hamilton, Vic.
  8. Alfred Ernest HERON b. 1868, Hamilton, Vic.
  9. James Octavius HERON b. 1870, Hamilton, Vic.
  10. Walter Cyril HERON b. 1875, Hamilton, Vic.