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

They came by the 'George Fyfe' 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

Courier Hobart 13 Aug 1841

George Fyfe

arrived 23 Jul 1841, barque 460 tons George Pike master, from London via Plymouth 24 Mar 1841 to Melbourne Agent Mr John Marshall of London Images b205-215, notes
Passengers Mr and Mrs Grover and family, and 214 bounty emigrants under superintendance of Dr Uday/Edney
38 families of 106 souls, 49 unmarried males and 59 unmarried females. Interesting - no one aged between 12 and 17, a baby girl born, and 2 stillborn, and 3 deaths - Ellen Burke 26 yrs in childbirth, Thomas Kemp 2 yrs, Mary Musley aged 9.
Gratuities to Superintendant John Reding, Master George Pyke, 1st Mate Edward Appleby, 2nd Mate Chambers Donovan, 3rd Mate George Wilson

From Hobart Courier, 13 Aug 1841, in a column of news about Port Phillip, 'The surgeon superintendent of the "George Fyffe' is John Uday, Esq., MD., author of a pamphlet entitled 'Twenty Years Experience in Australia' published in 1839, and which met with great success.

BarqueTotalStaffOtherDiedBorn CouplesWith chnHusWivesSons DausChnBountyFamiliesUn malUn fem
George Fyffe 2305753231538371417352131064859
Others, who paid own fare
6 - Groover, William Alfred, Sarah his wife, Sarah dau over 7, James, Francis and Stephen sons under 7.

"The Somerset Years", by Florence Chuk, page 63 begins a chapter on the George Fyffe, including a description of the voyage. Six Saxon sheep died during the voyage, but two sturdy Durham bulls survived their long ordeal on the upper deck.
Dr Edney was the author of a pamphlet popular in England at that time, 'Twenty Years Experience in New South Wales'
John Askins 38 with Susan 30, Jane 7, Rachel 5, George 2
William Bridge 19, he wed 1845 to Julia Maher
John Davis 28
James Hart 21
Susan Neall/Noyle 18 wed 1841 to Samuel Woodhouse Mason from Malta
Mary Neall/Noyle 17
Simeon Male 33 with Esther 27, James 11, Anna 9, Samuel 7, Betsy Lavor 4 and Anne 2 Esther dau of Phillis Filday and Samuel Laver
Thomas Male 28 with Eliza 27, Susanna 5, William 15m from South Petherton Eliza dau of Ann and George Dunstone, died 1855 and Thomas was killed in a cart accident 1856 Thomas and James are sons of Susannah Willy and James Male
Samuel Taylor 31 with Ruth 31 and John 2

The George Fyffe passengers

In this ship list, people are numbered within the classified group - families or single male or single female.

Colour code Staff and Crew, Paid own passage Bounty Immigrant Disallowed Bounty departing PP
Mary Abbot / Ablett 25 (single woman 1) Leith
Edwd Crew Uppleby / Appleby - Crew 1st Mate (Staff 3)
John Askins / Atkins 38 hus (family 1)
Susan Askins / Atkins 30 wife of John (family 1)
Jane Askins / Atkins 7 dau of John (family 1)
Rachel Askins / Atkins 5 dau of John (family 1)
George Askins / Atkins 2 dau of John (family 1)
Honora Barngren / Bainger 21 (single woman 2) Dorsetshire
Joseph Betts 27 hus (family 2)
Sarah Betts 25 wife of Joseph (family 2)
Ellen Blanden / Blunden 20 (single woman 5) Kilkenny
Jane Bond 23 (single woman 3) Nottingham
Richard Brennan 34 hus (family 4) Co Kilkenny
Mary Brennan 22 wife of Richard (family 4)
William Budge / Bridge 19 (single man 1) Somerset
Henry Brise 29 (single man 2) Devonshire
Anne Bunson 24 (single woman 4) Tyrone
Andrew Burke 23 hus (family 3) Co Kilkenny
Baby Burke 0 child of Andrew stillborn (family 3)
Ellen Burke 26 wife of Andrew died during voyage (family 3)
Judith/Ruth Campbell 18 (single woman 7) Louth
James Carter 35 hus (family 7) Berkshire
Anne Carter 26 wife of James (family 7)
Mary Carter 7 dau of James (family 7)
William Carter 3 son of James (family 7)
Patrick Cass 22 (single man 5) Kilkenny
Catharine Cavan 20 (single woman 6) Kilkenny
John Clarke 35 hus (family 5) Kilcardineshire
Jane Clarke 27 wife of John (family 5)
Jessy Clarke 5 dau of John (family 5)
Mary Ann Clarke 4 dau of John (family 5)
Jane Clarke 2 dau of John (family 5)
Aran Crawford 22 (single man 4) Devonshire
Jane Crawford 20 (single woman 9) Caran
John Croot / Croat 20 (single man 3) Devonshire
John Curran 25 hus (family 8) Kilkenny
Catherine Curran 22 wife of John (family 8)
John Curry 26 hus (family 6) Kilcardineshire
Margaret Curry 27 wife of John (family 6)
Lucy Cuthbert 20 (single woman 8) Kilkenny
Margaret Darcey 20 (single woman 12) Wexford
Mary Darcey 20 (single woman 11) Londonderry
William Davies 24 (single man 7) Wexford
John Davis 28 (single man 9) Somerset
William Dempsey 26 (single man 8) Kilkenny
Mrs Devereux cleared 17 Nov 1841 for Calcutta
Miss Devereux dau cleared 17 Nov 1841 for Calcutta
Charles Dixon 25 hus (family 10) Carlow
Susan Dixon 33 wife of Charles (family 10)
Ann Dolin 19 (single woman 10) Galway
Chambers Donovan - Crew 2nd mate (Staff 4)
James Drew 25 (single man 6) Tipperary
Thomas Dunn 26 (family 9) Kilkenny
Honor Dunn 21 (family 9) Kilkenny
James Elliott 27 hus (family 11) Wicklow
Anne Elliott 20 wife of James (family 11)
Margaret Faddigan 20 (single woman 14) Armagh
Mary Fitzsimmons 22 (single woman 15) Wicklow
Margaret Forstel 25 (single woman 13) Kilkenny
James Fox 26 hus (family 13) Wicklow
Mary Fox 23 wife of James (family 13)
Thomas Friend 29 hus (family 12) Dublin
Margaret Friend 25 wife of Thomas (family 12)
George Fyfe - Captain (Staff 1)
Richard Gale 27 hus (family 14) Devonshire
Anne Gale 22 wife of Richard (family 14)
John Gallivan 24 (single man 12) Kilkenny
Patrick Gillan 19 (single man 14) Kilkenny
Thomas Gleona / Glenon 29 (single man 10) Galway
Martin Grace 30 hus (family 16) Kilkenny
Mary Grace 28 wife of Martin (family 16)
Margaret Grace 1 dau of Martin (family 16)
Ann Grace 20 (single woman 17) Kilkenny
John Grant 19 (single man 11) Warrickshire
John Griffin 25 (single man 13) Kilkenny
Biddy Griffin 20 (single woman 16) Kilkenny
Thomas Grimes 39 hus (family 15) Warrickshire
Mary Grimes 34 wife of Thomas (family 15)
Harriett Grimes 7 dau of Thomas (family 15)
Arthur Grimes 0 son of Thomas (family 15)
William Alfred Groveer / Groover - hus Paid own fare (Cabin)
Sarah Groover - wife of William Paid own fare (Cabin)
Sarah Groover 7 dau of William Paid own fare (Cabin)
James Groover 5 son of William Paid own fare (Cabin)
Stephen Groover 3 son of William Paid own fare (Cabin)
Francis Groover 1 son of William Paid own fare (Cabin)
Pierce Handrahan / Handralian 25 hus (family 17) Kilkenny
Judy Handrahan / Handralian 23 wife of Pierce (family 17)
James Hart 21 (single man 15) Carlow
Martin Hartigan 19 (single man 20) Donegal
Martin Healy 20 Not eligible trade (Disqualified 22) Kilkenny
Mary Hearn 28 (single woman 18) Co Cavan
Richard Hearn 20 (single man 21) Kilkenny
Mary Holly 26 (single woman 19) London
Alexander Honeyford 24 (single man 18) Donegal
James Hevily / Horly 21 (single man 16) Somerset
Thomas Humford 27 (single man 19) Donegal
James Hunter 20 (single man 17) Kilkenny
Eliza Hunter 18 (single woman 23) Donegal
Margaret Hurly 21 (single woman 22) Kilkenny
Mary Hutton 18 (single woman 21) Wicklow
Louisa Huxham 17 (single woman 20) London
Ann Jane Irwin 18 (single woman 24) Armagh
Edward Jekyll / Jekill 24 (single man 23) Wexford
Thos Henry Johnston / Jettinston 21 (single man 24) Devon
Mark Johnston / Johnstone 23 hus (family 19) Co Armagh
Mary Jane Johnston / Johnstone 17 wife of Mark (family 19)
Michael Jones 22 hus (family 18) Wicklow
Ellen Jones 21 wife of Michael (family 18)
Mary Kean 26 (single woman 25) Kilkenny
Thomas Kemp 37 hus (family 20)
Anne Kemp 38 wife of Thomas (family 20)
William Kemp 12 son of Thomas (family 20)
Thomas Kemp 7 son of Thomas (family 20)
M Anne Kemp 5 dau of Thomas (family 20)
Thomas Kemp 2 son of Thomas died during voyage (family 20)
 
Charles Keniss 18 (single man 26) Nottingham
Daniel Kennedy 26 hus (family 21) Galway
Judy Kennedy 25 wife of Daniel (family 21)
Mary Kennedy 20 (single woman 26) Kilkenny
James Kennedy 19 (single man 25) Devon
Anne King 20 (single woman 28) Tyrone
Rachel King 18 (single woman 27) Tyrone
Joseph Laidlow / Laidson 21 (single man 28) Wicklow
Simeon Laine 18 (single man 30) Somerset
Nicholas Lawless 31 hus (family 22) Kilkenny
Mary Lawless 27 wife of Nicholas (family 22)
Thomas Lawless 0 son of Nicholas (family 22)
Patrick Lawless 21 hus (family 23) Kilkenny
Kitty Lawless 21 wife of Patrick (family 23)
John Ling 29 (single man 29) Kilkenny
Mary Lister 20 (single woman 29) Donaghan
Henry Brittan Little 25 (single man 27) Cornwall
Simeon Male 33 hus (family 24) Somerset
Esther Male 29 wife of Simeon (family 24)
James Male 11 son of Simeon (family 24)
Anna Male 9 dau of Simeon (family 24)
Samuel Male 7 son of Simeon (family 24)
Susanna Male 5 dau of Simeon (family 25)
Thomas Male 28 hus (family 25) Somerset
Eliza Male 27 wife of Thomas (family 25)
Betsy Male 4 dau of Thomas (family 24)
Anne Male 2 dau of Thomas (family 24)
William Male 1 son of Thomas (family 25)
Mary Mardnell 20 (single woman 33) Kilkenny
Catherine Markham 22 (single woman 41) Wicklow
William Martin 23 (single man 33) Coyan
Mary Martin 22 (single woman 32) Co Cavan
Bridget Martin 19 (single woman 34) Wicklow
Mary Macenroy / Maunroy 20 (single woman 35) Fermanagh
Elizabeth Mccabe 26 (single woman 36) InnesKillan
James Mcdonnel / Mcdonnall 34 hus (family 27) Wicklow
Mary Mcdonnel / Mcdonnall 31 wife of James (family 27)
Eliza Mcdonnel / Mcdonnall 12 dau of James (family 27)
John Mcglinn 26 (single man 36) Kilkenny
Ellen Mcglinn 25 (single woman 40) Stanlane
Charles/Oliver Mcglinn 21 (single man 37) Kilkenny
Mary Mcglinn 18 (single woman 38) Stanlane
Catherine Mcglinn 17 (single woman 39) Stanlane
Francis Mcglinn 17 (single man 34) Kilkenny
James Mcilroy 27 (single man 31) Connaught
Patrick Mcilroy 23 (single man 32) Connaught
James Mckenna 21 hus (family 28) Co Monaghan
Sally Mckenna 20 wife of James (family 28)
Catherine Mooreny 26 (single woman 37) Kilkenny
Henry Morris 23 (single man 35) Kilkenny
Jacob Mosloy / Mouldey 34 hus (family 26) Berkshire
Harriett Mosloy / Mouldey 28 wife of Jacob (family 26)
Mary Mosloy / Mouldey 9 dau of Jacob died during voyage (family 26)
Joseph Mosloy / Mouldey 8 son of Jacob (family 26)
William Mosloy / Mouldey 4 son of Jacob (family 26)
Harriet Mosloy / Mouldey 2 dau of Jacob (family 26)
Judy Murphy 21 (single woman 30) Kilkenny
Mary Murphy 19 (single woman 31) Kilkenny
Susan Neil 18 (single woman 42) Wicklow
Mary Neil 17 (single woman 43) Wicklow
Niel Nolan 31 hus (family 29) Co Kilkenny
Mary Nolan 24 wife of Niel (family 29)
Thomas Nolan 2 son of Niel (family 29)
Catherine Penteney / Penteny 25 (single woman 47) Louth
Mary Porter 23 (single woman 45) Tipperary
Mary Power 26 (single woman 46) Tipperary
Mary Prendergast / Prendyant 26 (single woman 44) Kilkenny
Pierse Purcell 21 (single man 39) Kilkenny
Patrick Purtill 27 (single man 38) Tipperary
George Reckey 25 hus (family 30) Ireland
Mary Anne Reckey 23 wife of George (family 30)
John Reding - Surg Supt (Staff 2)
Anna Rene 20 (single woman 48) Galway
Isabella Rusk / Roak 28 (single woman 50) Monaghan
Sarah Russell 18 (single woman 51) Donegal
Mary Ryan 19 (single woman 49) Castrel
Thomas Sharpe 23 (single man 40) Galway
Mary Timmins / Simmons 18 (single woman 55) Wicklow
Catherine Smith 23 (single woman 53) Dublin
Mary Smith 26 (single woman 52) Monaghan
William Tucker / Snoker 37 hus (family 33) Devonshire
Mary Tucker / Snoker 21 wife of William (family 33)
Henry Tucker / Snoker 1 son of William (family 33)
William Stanson 28 hus (family 32) Ireland
Anne Stanson 25 wife of William (family 32)
Mary Stiles 20 (single woman 54) Meith
Joseph Stoton 30 hus (family 31) Middlesex
Mary Stoton 30 wife of Joseph (family 31)
James Tucker / Suglier 20 (single man 43) Devonshire
Patrick Sullivan 27 (single man 41) Tipperary
Saml Taylor 31 hus (family 34) Leister
Ruth Taylor 31 wife of Samuel (family 34)
John Taylor 2 son of Samuel (family 34)
Patrick Treacy / Tracey 27 (single man 44) Galway
Robert Tweedy 28 (single man 42) Northumberland
Dr Oday / Uday Assistant doctor (Staff)
William Usher 31 hus (family 35) Wicklow
Mary Ann Usher 25 wife of William (family 35)
Robert Usher 1 son of William (family 35)
Fanny Usher 0 dau of William born 3 weeks before land (family 35)
Samuel Wallen 23 (single man 46) London
Louisa Welsh / Walsh 17 (single woman 58) Kilkenny
Henry Watts 23 (single man 48) Berkshire
Thomas Welsh 26 hus (family 37) Kildare
Eliza Welsh 24 wife of Thomas (family 37)
John Welsh 24 (single man 47) Kilkenny
William Were 25 hus (family 36) Cornwall
Harriett Were 21 wife of William (family 36)
James White 20 (single man 49) Kilkenny
Anne Wilkinson 21 (single woman 57) Dublin
John Wilson 24 hus (family 38) Tipperary
Honora Wilson 21 wife of John (family 38)
Margaret Wilson 26 (single woman 59) Tipperary
George Wilson - Crew 3rd Mate (Staff 5)
Pearson Woodman 23 (single man 45) London
Ellinor Wynne 20 (single woman 56) Wicklow


6 Aug cleared for Sydney in ballast, 15 passengers in the steerage.
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,

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