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Mary Jane Adams wed Robert Muirhead in 1846 at Presbyterian Geelong
Mathew Adams 39 hus of Eliza (family 01) Labourer Prot both Buckinghamshire, employed by Thomas Graham Saltwater River arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
Eliza Adams 26 wife of Mathew (family 01) Prot both Buckinghamshire arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
Mr Adams and wife Departed from Hobart on 15 July 1838 for Port Phillip on the Yarra Yarra
Mr Adams arrived 20 Sep 1839 from Greenock 6 Apr 1839 via Adelaide 9 Sep, Intermediate passenger on the Ariadne
Mr Adams arrived 3 Jan 1840 from Launceston on 23 Dec. on the Essington
Mr Adams arrived 26-Aug 1840 from Launceston on the Lowestoft
Mr Adams A hus (Steerage 1) Steerage, came 26 July 1841 on the Brilliant
Mrs Adams A wife of Mr (Steerage 2) Steerage, came 26 July 1841 on the Brilliant
Mrs Adams and child Adams (Steerage) arrived Port Phillip 28 Aug 1841 on the, William
Mr Adams, Cabin arrived 26 Feb 1842 from Plymouth on the Himalaya
Mr Adams Cabin 06 Cabin arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Himalaya source - Port Phillip Herald
Mr Adams arrived 26 Feb 1842 from London 28 Sep and Plymouth 30 Oct on the Himalaya source Port Phillip Herald Tues 1st March 1842
Stephen Adams cleared out 4 Mar 1842 for Launceston arrived 9 Mar on the Corsair source Port Phillip Herald Tue 8th March 1842
Mr Adams cleared out 25 Mar 1842 for Sydney on the Himalaya source Port Phillip Herald Tue 29th March 1842
Mr Adams Surgeon arrived 5 Apr 1842 from Liverpool for Sydney and Port Nicholson sailed 26 Oct 1841 on the Two Sisters source Port Phillip Herald Fri 8th April 1842
Dr Adams cleared out 11 May 1842 for Sydney on the Two Sisters source Port Phillip Herald Fri 13th May 1842
Mr and Mrs Adams cleared out 3 Sep 1842 for Launceston on the Alpha source Port Phillip Herald Tue 6th September 1842
Dr Adams arrived at Port Phillip 14 Sept 1843 from London Lord Keane
Adams and Co Portland Bay District licensed to strip bark from 1-31 Aug 1843
Mr and Mrs Adams arrived at Port Phillip 24 Dec 1843 from Portland Sally Ann
Mr Adams arrived 3 Jan 1844 at Port Phillip from Sydney on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Mrs Adams and 2 chn arrived 26 Feb 1844 at Melbourne from Portland, on the Sally Ann, source local newspapers
Mr Adams (from Di Cummins page cleared and sailed 22 July 1844 from Melbourne Hawk, source local newspapers
Oliver Adams came July 1836, household of 3 males Nov 1836 Census,
Oliver Adams wed Julia Lynch in 1843 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Oliver Adams sailed from Hobart 17 Feb 1836 for Port Phillip on the John Dunscombe
Oliver Adams freehold Fyans St, South Corio Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
O Adams The Port Phillip Herald Tue 27 Jun 1843 voted in election 20 June 1843, resident of Geelong Tue 27 Jun 1843 Geelong resident signed supporting William Lonsdale
Oliver Adams, voted in Geelong to elect two members to sit in Legislative Council. Source - Port Phillip Herald 26 Apr 1844
Oliver Adams Fyans St south Corio freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Oliver Adams, qualifies by Freehold in Fyans St 4 miles from Geelong Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Oliver Adams Owned Property Fyans St Geelong - Freehold Property, malster,
Oliver Adams malster Bellerine street North Corio, Source - 1847 Directory
Richard Adams 37 hus of Betsey (family 02) Labourer Prot both Buckinghamshire arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
Betsy Adams 37 wife of Richard (family 02) Prot both Buckinghamshire arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
John Adams 13, Mary Adams 10, Leah Adams 8, William Adams 4 and Susanna Adams 1 dau of Richard (family 02) Prot Buckinghamshire arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
Richard Adams farmer Carlton Estate County of Bourke, Source - 1847 Directory
Robert Adams Wardy Yallock Geelong, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Robert Adams, Partnership with Messrs Aitchison, Gardiner and Adams dissolved of Wardy Yallock, District of Portland. Source - Geelong Advertiser 22 Apr 1844
Robert Adams, Portland Bay District depasturing license for Aug 1844. Source - Geelong Advertiser 31 Oct 1844
Robert Adams, wed on 1 August 1844 at the residence of Dr Thomson in Geelong, by the Rev A Love, to Miss Anderson. Source - Geelong Advertiser 5 Aug 1844
Robert Adams and Jane Anderson christened John Dalrymple 1845, William Anderson 1846
Robert Adams, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Robert Adams Correspondence sold Portland Bay Greenvale to Austin, James
Robert Adams settler Hopkins River, Source - 1847 Directory
Samuel Adams, believed killed in the bush, late of the Grange, from Bailie Boro, Ireland. deceased intestate, estate placed in charge of Deputy Registrar James Denham Pinnock, for collection. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 21 March 1845
Sarah Adams 15 (single female 02) Housemaid Prot reads London arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Samuel Boddington Bounty immigrant
Sarah Adams, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
Sarah Adams dressmaker Lonsdale street, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas Adams source CE sailed from Launceston 7 Mar for Portland, schooner Minerva - source Launceston Courier 13 Mar 1843
Thomas Adams arrived at Port Phillip 5 Nov 1843 from Launceston 28 Oct Tamar
Mr Thomas Adams (wed 7 Nov 1836 in Tas to Ellen Reardon) cleared and sailed 22 July 1844 from Melbourne Hawk, source local newspapers
Thomas Adams 1812 died 1847 Male aged 35 at Bush
Titus Adams 20 came on the Joseph Somes in Sep 1847 with 306
Violet Adams wed John Bell in 1843 at Presbyterian Portland
She appears to be Violet died 1864 #2551 aged 36, dau of Bridget and James Kelly of Tasmania, leaving 8 chn
William Adams, male wed Caroline Hale 1842 #4643 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
William Thomas Adams, died 7d male Melbourne 1842 #3733 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
William Adams and Caroline Hale christened Emily 1847
William Adams The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 28 Apr 1843 New Licences granted for John Bull Lonsdale St
William Adams house Lonsdale St Bourke Ward 212 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
William Adams Licensed House Lonsdale St Burgess in Bourke Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
William Adams livery stable keeper The Port Phillip Herald Fri 6 Oct 1843 Insolvents Court liabilities 145 pounds, Assets 129, deficiency near 15 pounds
Adams The Port Phillip Herald Tue 12 Dec 1843 Insolvents Court 3rd meeting
William Adams List No 4, 30 Apr 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
William Adams, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
William Adam, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
William Adam, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
William Adams wed Ann Cosgrove in 1847 at Church of England Belfast (Now Port Fairy)
Mr W Adams sailed 1-Aug 1840 for Launceston on the Lowestoft
Alexander Adamson Cleared out from Port Phillip 31 March 1843 for Sydney Lively
Mr A Adamson Sailed from Port Phillip 1 April 1843 for Sydney arrived 25 April Lively
Alexander Adamson, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
David Adamson List No 3, 31 Mar 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Mr Francis Adamson left 10 Oct 1843 barque clearing for London on the Dublin
H Adamson - Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 27th February, 1847,
Mr JJ Adamson left 10 Oct 1843 barque clearing for London on the Dublin
John Adamson - from Dictionary of Australian Artists, painter, sketcher and draughtsman, son of Frederick Adamson of the Clyde Company, Scotland, is said to have landed at Hobart Town in August 1835 off the wreck of the Leith ship Wallace but did not stay long. In October he arrived at Sydney as a settler aboard the schooner Maria. He subsequently went to Melbourne, where all his known sketches were drawn. Some were published as lithographs and engravings in 1839-40. His map of Melbourne surrounded by views of colonial life and scenery was described in the Port Phillip Gazette on 29 April 1840 in glowing terms.
On 6 October 1841, the Port Phillip Gazette noted:
A letter has been received by Mr. O. Gourlay of this town, announcing the death, on his passage home, of Mr. J. Adamson, a gentleman who was among the first to settle in this country, and whose eccentricities, while they rendered him remarkable, were accompanied by a power of mind which gained him at all times the esteem of his acquaintance. Mr. Adamson died suddenly on board the Helen Thompson, 5th May, 1841, in which vessel he was bound for Calcutta from Batavia, where he had last touched.
John Adamson landholder Little Collins-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
John Adamson 35 hus (family 1) Labourer Prot Both Fifeshire, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Grindlay
Margt Adamson 25 wife of John (family 1 ), came 22 Oct 1841 on the Grindlay
John Adamson and Margaret Coupland christened Agnes 1847
Mr Adamson arrived 26-Jan 1840 from Sydney 12 Jan on the Curlew
Mr Adamson arrived 8-Jul 1840 from Launceston on the Pickwick
Mr Adamson departed from Port Phillip 6 Feb 1841 for Batavia on the Helen Thompson
Mr Adamson arrived at Port Phillip 17 Sept 1843 from Sydney Dublin
Thomas Adamson - Ordinary Constable, 12 Nov 1841. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 01, 21 Nov 1840
Thomas Adamson - Ordinary Constable, $4/13/0 ppm Salaries per month. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, page 03, 31 Mar 1842
Thomas Adamson - Ordinary Constable. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 05, 1 May 1843, Page 07, 1 May 1845, Page 09, 1 July 1847
Constable Adamson arrived 10 June 1844 at Melbourne from Portland and Port Fairy Coquette, source local newspapers
Thomas Adamson one constable arrived 8 Dec 1844 at Melbourne from Portland on the Hero, source local newspapers
Constable Adamson cleared on 17 Dec 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 18 Dec for Portland on the Ellen and Elizabeth, source local newspapers
Thomas Adamson and Ann Mary christened James Thomas 1845, George William 1847
Thomas Adamson Owned Property Gawler St Portland - House & Land
Mr S Adcock Sailed from Hobart 2 Nov 1836 for Port Phillip, on the Francis Freeling
Stephen Adcock Departed from Hobart on 24 June 1839 for Port Phillip on the Mary Ann
Stephen Adcock Arrived at Hobart on 29 Nov 1839 from Port Phillip on 23 Nov on the Eagle
John Adee in list of Burgesses asking George Sinclair Brodie to stand for LaTrobe Ward, dated 20 Sep 1843
George Adderley 1820 - 1847 Male aged 27 died at Melbourne
John Addicots / Adicots 32 hus (family 3) Carpenter Prot both Nottingham, came 17 July 1841 on the England
Ann Addicots 27 wife of John (family 3) Farm Servant Prot both Nottingham, came 17 July 1841 on the England
Mary Addicots 3 and Thomas Addicots 2 son of John (family 3) Prot Nottingham, came 17 July 1841 on the England
Sarah Addicott, died J 2m female Collingwood 1842 #3794 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
John Addicots and Ann christened Susannah 1845 died, Frederick 1846
Directory 1847 carpenter, Collingwood,
Lieut RN Addis, with 147 men, was presented to Sir George Gipps at a Levee, Mon 25 Oct 1841 in his honour. Source - Port Phillip Herald, 26 Oct 1841
Mr and Mrs Addis came 20 Feb 1839 as coastal passengers on the 'Louisa Campbell'
EB Addis Esq., became a Trustee for new Episcopalian Church, Geelong source Melbourne Times - Sat 23 Apr 1842, page 3
Edward Brown Addis freehold Suburbs near Geelong Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
EB Addis JP, CCL on list of Geelong supporters of William Lonsdale, Sub-Treasurer source PPH 27 June 1843
Edward Browne Addis, was sworn in as a magistrate of the territory. Source - Geelong Advertiser 25 Apr 1844
Edward Browne Addis, on Committee for Separation Society, District of Grant. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 June 1844
EB Addis JP The Port Phillip Herald Tue 27 Jun 1843 voted in election 20 June 1843, resident of Geelong Tue 27 Jun 1843 Geelong resident signed supporting William Lonsdale
EB Addis Geelong District 23 Apr 1844 voted at election of Representatives for Legislative Council
Edward Brown Addis Suburbs 1 mile from Corio freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Edward Brown Addis, qualifies by Freehold in Suburb, 1 mile from Geelong Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Edward Brown Addie - Addis Directory 1847 Owned Property Bank Geelong Branch Local Directors, R.N., J.P., C.C.L., Barwon Terrace, Chairman of the Bench. Geelong, 5tb April, 1847,, Yarra St. & district Geelong - Freehold Property
E.B.R.N. Addis J.P., C.C.L. Barwon Terrace Geelong, Source - 1847 Directory
Captain Addison master Departed from Hobart on 3 Nov 1837 for Port Philip on the Eudora
Henry Addison and Matilda christened Mary 1847
James Elliott Addison in 1839 settled at Dunrobin (north west of Casterton, 153,600 acres)
James Addison, of Melbourne, Wine Merchants, from Insolvencies, dated 20-Dec and 24-Dec 1842
James Addison in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
James Addison List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
James Addison, granted Insolvency Certificate of Relief, a new law passed in Sydney.. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 9 Nov 1844
John E Addison came 2 Oct 1839 as coastal passenger on the 'Brazil Packet'
Mr Addison left Port Phillip on 24 June 1838 to Spring Bay on the Blossom
Mr Addison Departed from Hobart on 30 July 1838 for Port Phillip on the Sir John Franklin
Mr Addison (Cabin 1 ), arrived 6 Feb 1841 on the York
Addison & Murray in a partnership settlers Wandhu Glenelg River, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas Addison Western Port, License to depasture, for month of March 1844
Thomas Aden shoemaker Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
William Adeney Portland Bay Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
Mr W Adeny Arrived 21 Jan 1843 at Port Phillip from Hobart on 17 Jan, Lillias
William Adeney, letter at Geelong Post Office 30 Dec 1843. Source - Geelong Advertiser 1 Jan 1844
William Adeney, List No 7, 31 July 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Aug 1844
William Adeny, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District August 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 29 Sep 1845
William Adeney settler Chocolyn Portland, Source - 1847 Directory William Adeney, Diary of a voyage to Van Diemen's Land on board Jane Frances and subsequent life at Port Phillip and the Western District, 184243. Presented by Mrs. J.F. Field to the Australian Manuscript and Historical Picture Collections, 1968. State Library of Victoria
Thomas Aderson in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 May 1843
Bridget Adey 4 Nov 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
Mr Adlum came 4 Apr 1839 as coastal passenger on the 'Henry'
David Adow List No 10, 31 Oct 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
James Adrian source CE sailed from Launceston 7 Mar for Portland, schooner Minerva - source Launceston Courier 13 Mar 1843
Alexander Afleck Departed from Hobart on 24 June 1839 for Port Phillip on the Mary Ann
Alexander Afflick - Affleck and Janet/Jessie christened Christina Honeyman 1840, Elizabeth Hope 1845, Alexander 1846 died ;
A Affleck butcher Bourke-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Alexander Affleck News - Jury for 15 Feb 1843 available but not called
Alexander Affleck, List 5, 31 May 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 June 1844
Alexander Afflick, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
Alexander Affleck butcher Little Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
Christina Afleck Departed from Hobart on 24 June 1839 for Port Phillip on the Mary Ann
Christina Honeyman Affleck wed William Maitland Atkinson in 1841 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
David Aflick Departed from Hobart on 24 June 1839 for Port Phillip on the Mary Ann
Elizabeth Afleck Departed from Hobart on 24 June 1839 for Port Phillip on the Mary Ann
Elizabeth Hope Affleck wed George Younger in 1841 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Jessie Affleck wed William Moffat in 1843 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
John Aflick Departed from Hobart on 24 June 1839 for Port Phillip on the Mary Ann
John Affleck List No 7, 31 July 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
John Affleck Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Mr and Mrs Afleck Departed from Hobart on 24 June 1839 for Port Phillip on the Mary Ann
Robert Affleck 19 (single man 1) Woolsorter, Prot both, Stirling, came 30 Sept 1840 on the Himalaya
William Afleck Departed from Hobart on 24 June 1839 for Port Phillip on the Mary Ann
William Affeck Portland Bay License to depasture for month of Feb 1844
William Affleck Portland Bay, License to depasture, for month of March 1844
William Affleck, granted depasturing license for Portland Bay for March 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 23 Apr 1844
William Affleck, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
William Affleck Correspondence settler, Glenelg River, Transferred from No 179 PB Dist 1845 20/167,
William Affleck settler Glenelg River, Source - 1847 Directory
Bridget Afrine List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Mr Lawrence Agan cleared 3 Feb 1844 and sailed 4 Feb from Melbourne for Launceston arrived 6 Feb, and Sydney, on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Mr Agen cleared 10 Feb 1844 and sailed 11 Feb from Melbourne for Launceston and Circular Head, on the Tobago, source local newspapers
Miss Agan arrived 26 Jul 1840 from Launceston on 23 July on the Henry
Thomas Agnan / Aquan cleared 15 Feb 1844 and sailed 16 Feb from Melbourne for Launceston arrived 21 Feb, on the Tamar, source local newspapers
Alexander Agar 17 came on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot in May 1847 with 338
Thomas Agar A came on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot in May 1847 with 338
Annie Agnew wed Jared Graham in 1844 at Presbyterian Geelong
Eliza Agnew Page 197 Letters at Office, 30th June 1847,
Dr Agnew arrived 27 Aug 1840 from Sydney, listed on the William Woolley arrived 27 Aug 1840
Henry Agnew who absconded in July, has been aprehended by the Border Police in the Pyrannes Mountain, and was brought safely back to Melbourne last night. source Port Phillip Herald Tue 6th September 1842
Henry Agnew Supreme Court 15 Aug charged with perjury, he was accomplice of Bones and Qyuirk previously caharged and sentenced. jury returned verdict of Guilty sentenced to 7 years transportation source Melbourne Times - Sat 17 Sep 1842, page 3
Sir James Wilson Agnew left London Willmot - arrived Sydney 1839, Van Diemen's Land by 1839 on colonial medical establishment,
published paper 'Teeth and poison apparatus of the snakes in Tasmania'. Tas. J. Nat. Sci. in 1841
Death of wife (Louisa Mary Fisher) 10 March 1868 at age 40, Death of son (Louis Stewart) Melb 1878 aged 24
Dr Agnew departed 3 May 1841 from Melbourne for Sydney, and Arrived 12 May 1841 from Port Phillip on 8 May, on the Australasian Packet
Dr Agnew 5 June 1841 departing for Port Phillip on the Jewess
Dr Agnew arrived 30 July 1841 at Port Phillip from Sydney on 12 June, in 1841 Jewess
Dr Agnew arrived 18 Oct 1841 at Hobart from Port Phillip on the Gilbert Jamieson
James Agnew 29 (single man 2) Labourer Prot both Belfast, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
James Agnew clerk Little Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
John Agnew 37 hus (family 1) Labourer Prot both Tyrone, came 12 Apr 1841 on the Argyle
Catherine Agnew 29 wife of John (family 1) House servant reads Armagh, came 12 Apr 1841 on the Argyle
Anne Agnew 10 dau of John (family 1 ), came 12 Apr 1841 on the Argyle
William Agnew 7 son of John (family 1 ), came 12 Apr 1841 on the Argyle
John Agnew, and Catherine Gillespie baptised female Eliza Jane at Presbyterian Geelong born at Geelong 1842 #701
John Agnew and Catharine Gillespie christened Francis 1844
John Agnew Ashby Village, 1 mile from Geelong Householder List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Owned Property Ashby Village Geelong - Freehold Property
Mary Agnew 23 (young woman 1) Nurse Prot both Wigton, came 9 Jan 1841 on the Ariadne

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