Hedrick was born at Longfold, Scotland around 1834 and arrived at Buninyong in 1853 opening a store in partnership with Mr Bryden. Hedrick married Arrabella Selleck, the elsest daughter of George Selleck of Selleck's Hotel, Buninyong. He was first mayor of the Borough of Buninyong Council in 1863. 
- ↑ Thorpe, M.W. & Akers, Mary, An Illustrated History of Buninyong, Buninyong & District Historical Society, 1982.
--Sallyanne Doyle 12:11, 23 February 2013 (EST)