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Came to Port Phillip in 1841
Arrivals from Overseas - pages beginning with Vessels named Agostina, Ariadne, Deva, Frankfield, Hamilton, Middlesex, Sir Charles Forbes, Westminster,
Coastal shipping - Abeona, Devonshire, Maguasha, Shamrock,

They came by the 'Argyle, April' as Self-funded and as Bounty Immigrants in 1841

Use the list of Notes on over 41,500 people, to find the page with details of individual passengers -
this list omits details from the ship list of calling, religion and ability to read and write. Other details of life in Port Phillip are being sought

Argyle, April

arrived 12 Apr 1841, barque 634 tons, Rattery master, from Liverpool 7 Nov 1840 and Cape of Good Hope 11 Feb, to Port Phillip arrival under AB Smith of Sydney, Images b151-160
Captain Henry Rattray, surgeon Dr Jeffrey James Keatinge who later wed passenger Margaret Nelson.
Cabin passengers Mr and Mrs Jones, Mr Finch/French, Mr Furnis/Furness, Mr Parry/Perry
Intermediate Mr and Mrs Scales with 5 children, Mr Wilson.
Steerage 255 landed
4 adults and 16 children died before reaching Capetown, another 25 died before arriving at Port Phillip.

255 in steerage reported 44 deaths mainly children and during the voyage, attributed to dysentry - 44 families with 164 souls, 17 simgle males and 46 single females, total 227 souls, being 79 Catholics and 148 Protestants, 124 could read, 105 could write, claimed 3492 pounds Bounty money

ShipTotalStaffOtherDiedBorn CouplesWith chnHusWivesSons DausChnBountyFamiliesUn malUn fem
Argyle, April 23351211123144434937742271651745
Passengers who paid own fare, Cabin Mr and Mrs Jones, Messrs Furnis, Finch and Perry,
Intermediate Mr and Mrs Scales and 5 chn, Mr Wilson,

Perilous Voyages pages 58-62 recounts story of Peter Costello who came with 2 brothers and 2 sisters. Mary Costello wed Patrick Kennedy in 1843 and in August 1851 he was executed for murdering Mary on 30 Apr 1851 - the first person to be judicially executed in the newly established Colony of Victoria.
The same family?
The Voyage to Australia on the Duke of Argyle, account of the Pioneering Experiences of Patrick Costello - Part 1 is Leaving Liverpool - among the unmarried passengers are listed Patrick Costello 25 and Walter Costello 28 answered 'neither read nor write', Bridget Costello 20 and Mary Castello 23 both can only read.

Departed 10 May 1841 for Sydney

Which vessel named Argyle? - On a Shipwrecks page, Aliquis. Ship. Captain Gill. From Port Jackson to Calcutta, lost near Mount Adolphus Island, Torres Strait, May 1839. No lives lost.
Crew picked up by the ship Argyle, also bound Sydney to India.

Other lists - Agostina,space Agricola,space Alexander,space Allan Ker,space Argyle in March,space Argyle in April,space Ariadne,space Branken Moor,space Brilliant,space Catherine Jamieson,space Diamond,space Duchess of Northumberland,space England,space Enmore,space Ferguson,space Forth,space Frances,space Frankfield,space George Fyffe,space Georgiana,space Gilmore,space Grindlay,space Intrinsic,space John Cooper,space Lysander,space Marquis of Bute,space Mary Nixon,space Middlesex,space Neptune,space Royal Saxon,space Salsette,space Sir Charles Forbes,space Strathfieldsaye,space Thomas Arbuthnot,space Wallace,space Ward Chapman,space Westminster,space William Abrams,space William Metcalf,space William Mitchell,space York,

Arrivals in 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, 1843, 1844, 1845, 1846, 1847, 1848, 1849,
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