Esther Herps1

F, #102, b. 19 March 1840, d. 7 April 1902
FatherJohn Hearp1 b. 7 Jun 1795, d. 29 Jan 1874
MotherMary Hayman1 b. 1815, d. 2 Oct 1887
Relationship3rd great-aunt of Timothy George Sheens
Last Edited23 Feb 2013
Birth*19 March 1840 Lower Portland Head, NSW1 
Baptism28 June 1840 Lower Hawkesbury, NSW;daughter of John & Mary Herps, Lower Portland Head, Farmer1 
Death of Father29 January 1874 Colo, NSW;Name: John Hurps
Date of Death: 29 Jan 1874
Place: Colo NSW
Occupation: Gardener
Sex: Male
Age: 78
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: England
Time in Aust Colonies: About 60 years NSW

Father: Unknown
Occupation: Unknown
Mother: Unknown

Place of Marriage: Hawkesbury River
Age at Marriage: About 37
Name of Spouse: Mary Haman
Children of Marriage: Elizabeth 40, Matilda 38, Mary Ann 36, David 34, Esther 31, Jessie 30, Thomas 28, Margaret 25
Informant: James Gill (signed), son-in-law, Colo

Cause of Death: Cancer on the tongue
Length of Illness: 5 months
Medical Attendant: Dr Selkirk
Date Last seen: About 6 weeks ago

Date of Burial: 20 Jan 1874
Place of Burial: Colo
Minister & Religion: William Pento, acting (religion not stated)
Undertaker: W T Price
Witnesses: James Gill, David Hayman

Registered: 29 Jan 1874 - Richmond;Principal=John Hurps2 
Married Name1876 Cribb3 
Marriage*1876 Sydney, NSW;Groom=William Charles Cribb3 
Death of Mother2 October 1887 Hospital, Windsor, NSW;Name: Mary Ann Herps
Date of Death: 2/10/1887
Place: The Hospital Windsor NSW
Sex: Female
Age: 70
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: Hawkesbury River
Time in Aust Colonies: Lifetime

Father: Richard Hayman
Occupation: Farmer
Mother: Ruth Yarley

Place of Marriage: Windsor
Age at Marriage: 14
Name of Spouse: John Herps
Children of Marriage: 2 males, 5 females living
Informant: Wm Howley, Superintendent, Hospital Windsor

Cause of Death: Tricuspid and Mitral disease, Dropsy
Length of Illness: Years
Medical Attendant: Dr W A Smith
Date Last Seen: 1/10/1887

Date of Burial: 3/10/1887
Place of Burial: Sackville Reach Church of England
Minister & Religion:
Undertaker: Thomas Collison
Witnesses: Rowland Ivery, Thomas Simmons

Registered: 3/10/1887 Windsor;Principal=Mary Ann Harps4 
Death*7 April 1902 Homebush, NSW;
CRIBB. - April 7, at Homebush, Esther, beloved wife of Charles Cribb, aged 61. At rest.5 


William Charles Cribb


  1. [S41] NSW Wesleyan Baptism Registers, 1788-1855 ",V1840362 54/1840 Esther Herps."
  2. [S107] NSW Death Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 7600/1874 John Hurps.
  3. [S12] NSW Marriage Index, 689/1876 William Charles Cribb & Esther Herps.
  4. [S107] NSW Death Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 9338/1887 Mary A Herps.
  5. [S192] The Sydney Morning Herald, Wednesday, April 9, 1902.