Home
Home
Notes
1841
© Email
The march of Civilisation
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 'Neptune' 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

Neptune

arrived 28 Mar 1841, 611 tons Captain W James Ferris master, ship from London via Plymouth 12 Dec 1840 to Melbourne Images b 135-147, Agents Messrs Thomas Enscor & James
Passengers Mr and Mrs Buckland, 3 dau and 1 son, Mr and Mrs Garde and 2 chn, Madame Pelite and child, Messrs W and J Foster, Whittey, Duenlin/Duerden, Perrott and Dr Kinglake/Kinlake, 49 Paying - 17 adult males, 7 adult females, 13 children 7-15 and 12 chn under 7, 253 steerage under superintendance of Dr Brown. Deaths on the voyage - 1 child, births 1 male.

The Recapitulation is very neat - graphs trades and sex/status/age
Families have 3 Smiths, 3 Shepherds, 3 Carpenters and 28 Agricultural Labourers, equal numbers of male and female adults.
Children are grouped in their father's trade, 1 aged 15-18, 7m and 4f aged 7-15, 6m and 7f aged 1-7, 1m and 4f under a year, 104 souls, 1596 pounds Bounty
76 Single men - 67 agricultural labourers, 3 carpenters and 6 shepherds total 1444 pounds bounty
73 single women - 8 Dairymaids, 53 Housemaids, 7 Laundresses and 5 nurses - 1387 pounds Bounty
87 Protestants and 166 Roman Catholics, total 253. These figures do not include the other 57 names on the Victorian list.
Staff included - Doctor John Brown, Crew 1st Mate Thomas Cresey, 2nd Mate Alexander Mackay, 3rd Mate TJ Duggan.

Port Phillip Herald 9 Apr 1841 reports the Cargo included a Durham bull aged 18 months which was sold for 120 pounds, The imported cow was bought in by the owners for 6 pounds 10 shillings

ShipTotalStaffOtherDiedBorn CouplesWith chnHusWivesSons DausChnBountyFamiliesUn malUn fem
Neptune 31055140191837371515302531047673
The 51 paying passengers included 2 children of Bounty passenger Charles Stuart - Arthur 5 and Mary aged 14 months, Mary Hammond aged 16 months and James Ryan aged 3, William Salter and his sister Sarah with 8 children, C Buckland with wife and 4 chn, Wilkinsons with 4 chn, John and Charlotte Dunoyer with 2 chn, William Gard with wife and 2 chn,

The Neptune 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
See Sophia Pate wrecked, for stories of Salter, Wilkinson, Stewart

Mr James Salter respectable jeweller, happily married and the father of ten fine children - perhaps had taken one last look at his fine home on the Grand Parade. He would say farewell to his friends, gathering his wife and children to head with along with all their worldly goods to the docks to leave their homeland for the last time.
Also leaving their homes for the last time were Mr George Stannard a cabinet maker, his wife and family of Hammonds Marsh, and Mr John Wilkinson, his wife and their four children formerly of Daunt's Square. Along with other Irish Wesleyan families these hopeful settlers looked forward to their new lives in a new land called New Zealand.
The Neptune arrived in Sydney Harbour on 14th April 1841 with 300 emigrants all noted to be in good health by the Sydney Gazette & New South Wales Advertiser 15th April 1841 these families amongst them. In Sydney the families prepared for the final journey to New Zealand and this is where the discrepancies in the story of their journey begins.

Steerage Passengers:
Mr James & Mrs Salter & ten children (*James Salter Jnr a son had been left behind in Sydney) Mr John Wilkinson & 4 Children
Mrs Susannah Stuart Wilkinson nee Stuart died on board the Neptune from a burst blood vessel in port at Sydney 1841 (Wilkinson Family Bible)
Mrs Stewart & 2 Children
Stephen Ellis - James Salter Snr's servant

Henry Ashmore 23 (Single man 1) Cork
John Bais 18 (Single man 2) Limerick
Honora Behan / Beahan 27 Housemaid (Single woman on to Sydney 1) Kings Co
Thomas Beech 21 hus (family 1) Wiltshire
Amelia Beech 20 wife of Thomas (family 1)
William Blair 32 hus (family 2) Armagh
Mary Ann Blair 24 wife of W (family 2)
Maria Blair 18 months dau of W (family 2)
F W Mr Blake - (Cabin and to Sydney 1)
James Boldwin 31 hus (family 3) Subcreen
Catharine Boldwin 25 wife of James (family 3)
Margaret Bowen 18 (Single woman 5) Tipperary
Thomas Breeris / Brieris 25 hus (family 4) Buckinghamshire
Ann Breeris / Brieris 23 wife of Thomas (family 4)
John Surg Supt Brown - Doctor (Staff 2)
C Mr Buckland - hus (Cabin 2)
Mrs Buckland - wife of C (Cabin 3)
Elizabeth Miss Buckland - dau of C (Cabin 4)
Henry Master Buckland - son of C (Cabin 5)
Mary Buckland - dau of C (Cabin 6)
Theophil Buckland - son of C (Cabin 7)
Eliza Bullen 24 (Single woman 4) Subbereen?
Catharine Bullen 16 (Single woman 3) Subbereen?
James Burn 36 hus (family 5) Co Carlow
Bridget Burn 22 wife of James (family 5)
William Burn 18 months son of James (family 5)
Ellen Burn 17 (Single woman 2) West Meath
Mathew Burrows 25 (Single man 3) Northampton
Philip Callaghan 23 (Single man 4) Cerlow
Catharine Campbell 21 (Single woman 7) Armagh
Biddy Carty / Cartey 16 Nurse (Single woman on to Sydney 6) Limerick
Theresa Casey 18 (Single woman 8) West Meath
David Cochlan 31 hus (family 6) Co Croan
Margaret Cochlan 22 wife of David (family 6)
Ellen Cochlan 15 months dau of David (family 6)
Mathew Collins 29 (Single man 8) Clare
John Collins 24 (Single man 5) Clare
Michael Collins 18 (Single man 7) Limerick
Emma Comb / Combe 19 (Single woman 12) Plymouth
John Comerford 20 (Cabin 8)
Catharine Comerford 21 (Single woman 10) Louth
John Compton 24 hus (family 7) Busbury
Alice Compton 24 wife of John (family 7)
George Compton 21 (Single man 6) Oxford
Ellen Connell / Connel 20 (Single woman 9) Cork
William Cornford / Cornerford 20 (Single man 11) Louth
William Comerford / Cornford 23 (Single man 9) Louth
Margaret Coughan 25 (Single woman 11) Louth
William Cousins 28 (Single man 13) Wiltshire
Richard Cousins 22 (Single man 12) Wiltshire
Thomas Cresey - Crew (Staff 3)
Catharine Crogan 17 (Single woman 13) Tipperary
Jerry Crowe 24 (Single man 10) Tipperary
Susan Curran 28 (Single woman 14) Tyrone
Thomas Daley 28 (Single man 14) Derry
Maryann Davis 18 (Single woman 15) Clare
Charles Divett / Devett 21 (Single man 15) Derry
Margaret/Mary Donaghoe / Donagher 21 (Single woman 18) Clare
Margaret Dougherty 27 (Single woman 17) Donegal
Mary Dougherty 22 (Single woman 16) Donegal
T J Crew Duggan - Crew (Staff 4)
John Dunoyer 36 hus died Steerage 9)
Charlotte Dunoyer 30 wife of John Steerage 10)
Albert Dunoyer 5 son of John Steerage 11)
Fanny Dunoyer 3 dau of John Steerage 12)
Charles Durdin (Cabin 16)
Charles Durdin Mr (Cabin 13)
Patrick Dwyer 21 (Single man 16) Tipperary
John Dwyer 20 (Single man 17) Tipperary
Mary/Margaret Dwyer 20 (Single woman 19) Tipperary
Martin Egan 21 (Single man 18) Clare
Charles Ellis 33 hus (family 8) Carlow
Elisha Ellis 28 wife of Charles (family 8)
Charles Ellis 11 son of Charles (family 8)
Annette Ellis 9 dau of Charles (family 8)
Thomas Ellis 7 son of Charles (family 8)
John Ellis 5 son of Charles (family 8)
Stephen Ellis 18 (Single man 19) Tipperary
Michael English 23 (Single man 20) Tipperary
(From Theshiplist) Ferris Master (Staff 1)
Arthur Finagan 20 (Single man 21) Tipperary
Theophilus Folder 19 (Single woman 20) Haddington
John Foley 25 (Single man 22) Limerick
John Mr Foster - (Cabin 14)
W L Mr Foster - (Cabin 15)
Richard Fox 29 hus Labourer, family on to Sydney 9) Co Clare
Mary Fox 28 wife of Richard on to Sydney 9)
John Fox 7 son of Richard on to Sydney 9)
Mary Fox 6 dau of Richard on to Sydney 9)
Mary Foylan 22 (Single woman 21) West Meath
Esther Foylan 20 (Single woman 22) West Meath
William Fulton 22 hus (family 10) Londonderry
Elizabeth Fulton 28 wife of William (family 10)
James Galepsy 23 hus (family 12) Tyrone
Isabella Galepsy 22 wife of James (family 12)
Michael Gallagher 22 (Single man 76) Clare
Jane Gamble 16 (Single woman 23) Kings Co
William Germon / Gamon 23 hus (family 13) Devonshire
Mary Germon / Gamon 23 wife of William (family 13)
James Gannon 27 hus (family 11) West Meith
Ann Gannon 26 wife of James (family 11)
Esther Gannon 9 months dau of James (family 11)
William Gard Mr hus (Cabin 16)
Mrs Gard - wife of William (Cabin 17)
Mary Gard and Ann Gard - daus of William (Cabin 19)
Mary Gearon 20 (Single woman 24) Clare
Hugh Glass 25 (Single man 24) Devon
James P Glass 23 (Single man 25) Devon
Mr Glynne (Cabin 18)
John Glynne 21 (Single man 23) Derry
Maria Govers / Govns 19 (Single woman 25) Louth
John Gunney 21 (Cabin 20)
Ann Gurney 19 (Single woman 26) Derry
Mary Hammond 1 dau of Joseph Father paid Steerage 14)
Ann Hannon 19 (Single woman 27) Cork
Isabella Harold 17 (Single woman 28) Armagh
Henry Harrison 25 (Single man 26) Devon
Winifred Hefferman 20 (Single woman 29) Tipperary
Joseph Hammond / Hemmond 23 hus (family 14) Roscommon
Helen Hemmond 23 wife of Joseph (family 14)
Patrick Huggins 26 (Single man 27) Clare
Ellen Inglis 29 (Single woman 30) Tipperary
Alexander Jamis / Innis 25 (Single man 28) Hudson?
Mary Irvine 21 (Single woman 31) Tipperary
John Jordan 23 hus (family 15) Kings Co
Mary Jordan 20 wife of John (family 15)
Ann Kealey 27 (Single woman 33) Kings Co
Thomas Kearley 27 (Single man 29) Kings Co
Samuel Kearney 22 Labourer (Single man on to Sydney 30) Tipperary
Fanny Kellaghar / Kellaghan 20 (Single woman 32) Cavan
James Kelly 23 (Single man 31) Clare
James Kelly 19 (Single man 32) Hereford
William Kerby 32 hus (family 16) Kings Co
Catharine Kerby 28 wife of William (family 16)
Mary Kerby 9 dau of William (family 16)
Thomas Kerby 7 dau of William (family 16)
Fanny Kerby 4 dau of William (family 16)
Peter Kerby 1 son of William (family 16)
John King 26 hus (family 17) Tullock
Mary King 21 wife of John (family 17)
Catharine King 5 months dau of John (family 17)
C W Dr Kinglake - (Cabin and to Sydney 49)
William Lamb 26 hus (family 18) Tipperary
Ann Lamb 22 wife of William (family 18)
Mary Lanham 20 (Single woman 36) Kings Co
Mary Larcin / Larim 26 (Single woman 34) Kings Co
Ann Larime / Larimer 21 (Single woman 37) Cork
Mary Jane Larimer 19 (Single woman 35) Kings Co
Georgiana Larimer 16 (Single woman 38) Cork
C Mrs Larrymore - Widow Steerage 21)
Hugh Master Larrymore 12 son of C Steerage 22)
Patrick Lane / Lehane 26 (Single man 34) Clare
James Lane / Lehane 25 (Single man 33) Clare
Robert Luck 23 (Single man 35) Cork
Julia Lynch 20 (Single woman 39) Cork
 
Alexander Mackay - Crew (Staff 5)
John Madigan 20 (Single man 41) Louth
Mary Madigan 18 (Single woman 48) Clare
John Magrath 23 hus (family 19) Cashel
Mary Magrath 22 wife of John (family 19)
John Magrath 0 son of John (family 19)
Thomas Maguire 24 (Single man 42) Donegal
Mathew Malone 28 (Single man 44) Derry
Mary Malone 20 (Single woman 49) Clare
Martha Molony / Maloney 16 (Single woman 41) Tipperary
Denis Malony 38 hus (family 21) Tipperary
Mary Malony 38 wife of Denis (family 21)
Helena Malony 7 dau of Denis (family 21)
Jerry Malony 24 (Single man 38) Clare
Thomas Malony 22 (Single man 39) Tipperary
Daniel Malony 20 (Single man 40) Clare
Samuel Mannox 28 hus (family 20) Tullock
Ann Mannox 21 wife of Samuel (family 20)
Mary Mannox 2 dau of Samuel (family 20)
Margaret Morony / Maroney 17 (Single woman 45) Tipperary
Mathew Marony 19 Shepherd on to Sydney (Single man 37) Ireland
John Martin 21 (Single man 36) Meath
Catharine Martin 20 (Single woman 46) Meath
Ann Mathews 19 (Single woman 47) Tyrone
John Mccarthy / Mcarty 34 hus Labourer, family on to Sydney 25) Tipperary
Margaret Mccarty / Mcarty 25 wife of John on to Sydney 25)
John Mccarty / Mcarty 28 hus on to Sydney 37) Tipperary
Mary Mcarty 24 wife of John on to Sydney 37)
Patrick Mcarty 29 (Single man 46) West Meith
Denis Mcarty 19 (Single man 47) West Meith
Maryann Mccassell 19 (Single woman 57) Derry
Mary Mccreevy 26 (Single woman 56) Clare
Mary Mcdivot 17 (Single woman 55) Derry
Patrick Mcdurnock 28 hus (family 24) Louth
Margaret Mcdurnock 20 wife of Patrick (family 24)
Sarah Mcfarlane 18 (Single woman 58) Cappagh
John Mcgrath - hus (Cabin on to Sydney 23)
Catharine Mcgrah / Mcgrath wife of John (Cabin on to Sydney 24)
Infant With Mcgrath 0 son of John (Cabin on to Sydney 25)
Catharine Magrah / Mcgrath 20 (Single woman 53) Tipperary
Michael Mclachlan 26 (Single man 49) ?
Catharine Mcnally 20 (Single woman 54) Louth
Mary Mcnamara / Mcnamara 25 (Single woman 44) Clare
Michael Mcnamara 24 (Single man 48) Clare
Michael Mcnerny / Mcnirny 25 (Single man 50) Clare
Catharine Meaghan / Meaghan 18 (Single woman 43) Louth
Ann Meaghar 22 (Single woman 52) Clare
Bridget Meagher 20 (Single woman 50) Tipperary
Mary Meighan 22 (Single woman 40) Louth
George Munnyman / Merryman 22 hus (family 27) Ireland
Biddy Munnyman / Merryman 20 wife of George (family 27)
William Miller 23 hus (family 23) Devon
Mary Jane Miller 21 wife of William (family 23)
David Miller 1 son of William (family 23)
George Milligan 24 (Single man 43) Clare
Catharine Milligan 17 (Single woman 51) Derry
Judy Molony / Morefrey 21 (Single woman 42) Tipperary
John Morony / Moroney 21 (Single man 51) Tipperary
John Morrison 20 (Single man 45) Louth
Martin Mulcreevy / Mulcresoy 20 Labourer (Single man on to Sydney 54) Clare
Patrick Mulhue / Mulhuen 23 (Single man 52) Kings Co
Catharine Mullan / Mullin 17 (Single woman 59) Kings Co
John Mulluis / Mullins 21 (Single man 53) Clare
Patrick Mulvahil / Mulvahie 24 hus (family 22) Cashel
Mary Mulvahil / Mulvahie 26 wife of Patrick (family 22)
Vere Murry / Murray 22 (Single man 55) Dublin
Robert Myrratt 30 hus (family 26) Yorkshire
Elizabeth Myrratt 25 wife of Robert (family 26)
Michael Obrien 22 (Single man 56) Galway
Catharine Obrien 20 (Single woman 60) Galway
William Orr 27 hus (family 28) London
Mary Orr 27 wife of William (family 28)
Madame Pelet - Widow (Cabin 26)
Miss Pelet - dau (Cabin 27)
Thomas Perrott Mr (Cabin 28)
James Phylan 21 (Single man 57) West Meith
Carmar/Connor Powell 38 hus (family 29) London
Ellen Powell 30 wife of Carmar (family 29)
Michael Powell 15 son of Carmar (family 29)
Patrick Powell 13 son of Carmar (family 29)
Denis Powell 11 son of Carmar (family 29)
Maria Powell 6 dau of Carmar (family 29)
Martin Powell 3 son of Carmar (family 29)
Margaret Powell 0 dau of Carmar (family 29)
John Powell 18 (Single man 59) Clare
Ann Powall / Powell 20 (Single woman 61) Clare
Cornelius Powell 19 (Single man 60) Clare
John Power 23 (Single man 58) Barcow
John Quinn 27 (Single man 61) Clare
Bartholomew Quinn 22 (Single man 62) Clare
Henry Rainbow 19 (Single man 63) Norfolkshire
Mary Regan 20 (Single woman 62) Limerick
John Rhyan 18 (Single man 64) Limerick
Bernard Riley 24 hus (family 30) Co Cavan
Maria Riley 20 wife of (family 30)
Thomas Rossiter 20 (Single man 65) Louth
Patrick Ruth - (Intermediate 29)
Cornelius Ryan 24 hus (family on to Sydney 31) Clare
Catharine Ryan 20 wife of Cornelius (family on to Sydney 31)
James Ryan 3 son of Cornelius (family on to Sydney 31)
Mathew Ryan 26 hus (family 32) Clare
Johanna Ryan 25 wife of Mathew (family 32)
John Ryan 29 hus (family on to Sydney 33) Tipperary
Mary Ryan 29 wife of John (family on to Sydney 33)
Rody Ryan 9 son of John (family on to Sydney 33)
Mary Ryan 7 dau of John (family on to Sydney 33)
John Ryan 4 son of John Father paid for Steerage (family on to Sydney 33)
Margaret Ryan 25 (Single woman 63) Tipperary
Mary Ryan 24 (Single woman 65) Kilkenny
Margaret Ryan 20 (Single woman 64) Cork
Bridget Ryan 19 (Single woman 66) Clare
James Salter Mr Father/Brother (Cabin and to Sydney 30)
Sarah Miss Salter - sister of James (Cabin and to Sydney 31)
William Salter 15 son of James (Cabin 32)
James Salter 14 son of James (Cabin 33)
Mary Salter 13 dau of James (Cabin 34)
Matilda Salter 11 son of James (Cabin 35)
John Salter 10 son of James (Cabin 36)
George Salter 7 son of James (Cabin 37)
Maria Salter 3 dau of James (Cabin 38)
Edward Salter 6 months son of James (Cabin 39)
William Seymore 24 (Single man 67) Cork
Mary Shea 25 (Single woman 67) Tipperary
Patrick Sheedy 22 (Single man 68) Clare
Nora Sheedy 23 (Single woman 68) Clare
James Thomas Shield - Steerage 40)
George Stanhart 26 hus (family 34) Cork
Christiana Stanhart 30 wife of George (family 34)
Patrick Stapleton 22 (Single man 69) Tipperary
Thomas Staysay 20 (Single man 66) Herts
Ann Stokes 25 (Single woman 69) Louth
Charles Steward / Stuart 28 hus (family 35) Kilkenny
Catharine Steward / Stuart 28 wife of Charles (family 35)
Arthur Steward / Stuart 5 son of Charles, Father Bounty, paid for child (Cabin 50)
Mary Steward / Stuart 14 months dau of Charles, Father Bounty, paid for child (Cabin 51)
Catharine Swan 20 (Single woman 70) Louth
Daniel Sweeny / Sweeney 24 (Single man 70) Clare
William Taylor - (Intermediate 41)
Michael Toughy 22 (Single man 71) Tipperary
Joseph Tucker 26 hus Labourer, Family on to Sydney 36) Devonshire
Susan Tucker 28 wife of Joseph on to Sydney 36)
Mary Tucker 2 dau of Joseph on to Sydney 36)
Martha Tucker 6 months dau of Joseph on to Sydney 36)
John Webb 27 (Single man on to Sydney 73) Kings Co
Samuel Webster 28 (Single man 72) Derbyshire
Hugh Wheelan 22 (Single man 74) Clare
Ann Whitney / Whiting 16 (Single woman 71) Cork
Harry Mr Whitly - (Cabin and to Sydney 42)
Mary Wiggins 20 (Single woman 72) Louth
Elizabeth Wiggins 19 (Single woman 73) Louth
Mr Wilkinson - hus (Cabin on to Sydney 43)
Mrs Wilkinson - wife of (Cabin on to Sydney 44)
John Wilkinson 9 son of Mr (Cabin on to Sydney 45)
Mary Wilkinson 5 dau of Mr (Cabin on to Sydney 46)
Susan Wilkinson 3 dau of Mr (Cabin on to Sydney 47)
Richard Wilkinson 0 son of Mr (Cabin on to Sydney 48)
Henry Wilkinson 21 (Single man 75) Down

April 14 - Neptune cleared for Sydney, Passengers Messrs Kinglake and Wiltz, and 7 in the steerage
April 18, Neptune arrived in Sydney with passengers Mr Harpur, Mr Wetty, Mr Kinlake, Mr Smith, Mr and Mrs Salter and 10 chn, Mr and Mrs Wilkinson and 4 chn, Mr Blake, Mr Stannard, 7 steerage and 43 immigrants
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,
Home, Notes on names

Elizabeth Janson's web contributions
began 1st Nov, 1998
See my Resume and list of new web addresses.
© Say thanks to