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They came by the 'William Metcalfe' as Bounty Immigrants in 1839Passenger lists - NSW lists as families or singles, Victoria has age of individual, or C=child, A=Adult.
Some are not on both lists, people slip between the lists - Vic includes crew and maybe the paying passengers.
Have Chapter 14 of Historical Records of Victoria, Volume 4, edited by Michael Cannon and published 1985, which has lists and other details
With Captain Edward Phillipson and Surgeon Superintentent Arthur OMullane, they sailed from Plymouth Harbour 26 July and reached Port Phillip after 113 days, on 15 Nov 1839 with 230 immigrants, 82 paid own fare and 168 bounty. Counted from the ship list, there are 24 families including children, 58 under 16, 34 females, 42 wives, 39 husbands and 66 single men totalling 237 souls. Bounty was claimed for 37 families - 1331 pounds, 31 single men and 37 single female at 18 pounds each adult, children aged 7 to 14, - 10 pounds, between 1 and 7 - 5 pounds,
Jonathan Binns Were may have chartered the ship William Metcalfe, in which he sailed with his wife, infant son Jonathan Henry, 4 yr old daughter Sophia Louisa, his brother-in-law Robert Stevenson Dunsford and two servants.
63 Passengers paid their own way, Cabin - 15 gentlemen, 4 ladies, 3 chn, Intermediate - 6 gentlemen, 3 ladies, 10 chn, Steerage males 16, females 1 and 5 chn.
There were 4 births and 11 deaths, being Mary Ryan 38, May Hogan 36, Walter Joyce 5, Patrick Powel 18m, Eliza Crossdale 12m, Thomas Ryan infant, Michael Fleming 18m, William Malony 2, Margaret Gorman 4, Mary Cahill infant, Judith Gorman 18.
Commercial Journal, William Metcalfe arrived in Sydney from Port Phillip on Sat 14 Dec 1839 with passengers Dr Holland, wife and child, Rev Mr Williams, wife and 2 chn, Miss Barbur, Messrs James, Incho, Campbell, Bourne, M'Laren, Souchey, also 13 in the Steerage, 14 prisoners of the Crown, one constable, one sergeant and 3 privates of the 28th regiment.
Captain Phillipson was the first to bring Bounty immigrants directly to Port Phillip , organised privately by John Marshall, who received 2555 pounds for his efforts. They sailed from Plymouth Harbour 26 July and reached Port Phillip after 113 days, on 15 Nov 1839
Names are open to different interpretaions
Plus 24 children of Bounty passengers, for whom the parents paid so they would have better food.
"The Somerset Years", by Florence Chuk, page 37 has a chapter on the William Metcalfe, with a description of the voyage.
Due to the large number of paying passengers, and the poor conditions suffered by the emigrants, tensions are described as difficult. The voyage along the 40th Parallel was difficult, so the sight of Lady Julia Percy Island off portland Bay was greeted with relief. They were surprised, after sailing since Aug 24 without sighting another vessel, to see 18 other vessels anchored in Hobson's Bay , and were rowed ashore at williams Town in small boats.
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