Goldfields Involvement, 1854
Post 1854 Experiences
- MARRIAGE. - At the Manse, Soldiers' Hill, by the Rev. William Henderson, Mr Edred G. Dudeney, of Ballarat, to Isabella, youngest daughter of the late Mr Angus McDonald, of Dunfermline, Fifeshire, N.B.
- An old colonist, Mrs John Whitehead (Dudeney), who in earlier years lived, in the Ballarat district, died recently at the Residence of her son in law, Mr R. J. Harvey, at Dandenong. Mrs Whitehead was a native of Dunfermline, Scotland, and came to Victoria with her widowed mother, Mrs M'Donald, in 1863. They went straight to Ballarat, where two sisters were settled (one married to Mr James Croyle, well known in mining circles). In 1864 the deceased lady was married to Mr Edred G. Dudeney, a journalist who went to Ballarat to report the Eureka Stockade riots. He continued to live in Ballarat until his death. Mrs Dudeney subsequently married Mr John Whitehend, for many years an of ficer in the Ballarat Post Office, and latter in the inland mail room at the G.P.O.. Melbourne. He died in 1906. Mrs Whitehead has left a grown up family of three daughters and one son.
- Ballarat, 17th September.
Mr. Edred G. Dudeney, a pressman, twenty years resident in this district, was found dead in bed this morning at West's Hotel.
Corfield, J.,Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.
- Ballarat Star, 09 January 1864.
- Ballarat Star, 18 February 1918.
- Bendigo Advertiser, 18 September 1877.