2 October 1849: Henry boards the Maitland in Plymoth, England.
9 January 1850: Arrives in Melbourne
Henry marries Martha Rihoy, cousin of his first wife, Sophie Renouf.
Henry and his family live in the suburb of Pentridge (renamed to Coburg in 1870). He works as a quarryman on the construction of HM Pentridge Prison.
His daughter Mary Anne is born while he is working on the prison.
Indigenous people of the Wandin area are moved to an area called Coranderrk near Healesville, which becomes an Aboriginal Reserve.
Parcels of land are made available by the Victorian Government under ‘The Land Act 1865 (Grants Land Act)‘. The land was to be rented for three years, during which time improvements had to be made. Once those conditions were met, the land could be purchased outright.
Henry and his family move to Wandin Yallock, build a wooden house on land secured under the The Land Act 1865. They plant raspberries and other fruit crops.
The first Sebire baby is born on the property. Henry and Martha welcome their son, Wandin.
Henry applies to purchase the land on which his house is built.