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Matthew Atkin arrived at Launceston from Portland Bay on the schooner 'Mariner' 10 Dec 1840 - source Launceston Courier 14 Dec 1840
Mr Atkin arrived 28 Sep 1842 from London 19 May on the Tuscan source Port Phillip Herald Fri 30th September 1842
A Atkins, on Committee for Separation Society, District of Grant. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 June 1844
Abraham Atkins Barwon River 4 miles from Corio freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Abraham Atkins, qualifies by Freehold in Barwon River 4 miles from Geelong Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Abram Atkins Owned Property Corio Terrace Geelong - Freehold Property,
Abram Atkins landowner &c Fyans Ford Geelong, Source - 1847 Directory
Benjamin Atkins arrived 28-Jan 1840 from Launceston 21 Jan left at Geelong on the Socrates - source Port Phillip Herald 31 Jan 1840
Benjamin Atkins wed Bridget Condrick in 1840 at Church Of England St James, Melbourne christened John 1841, Carol 1844,
David Atkin 27 with wife, Carpenter both Fifeshire, employed by Mr Bodeain Melb, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Eliza Atkin 24 wife of David Servant both, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Edward Atkins, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
Edward Atkins Correspondence sold Murray Waughambeham to Henry Whaler,
George Atkins arrived 4-Apr 1840 from Hobart on 25 Mar on the Shamrock - source Port Phillip Herald 7 Apr 1840
George Atkins 25 hus (family 2) Farm servant Prot reads Somersetshire, came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
Martha Atkins 24 wife of George (family 2) Farm servant Prot both Somersetshire, came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
George Atkins and Martha christened Esther 1843, Harriot 1845,
George Atkins, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
George Atkins, 22 both was Labourer, trained as Carpenter single Larceny 7 years convicted 3 Jan 1843 at St Albans received 27 Jan 1843 St Albans became an Exile and received a Royal Pardon 10 Oct 1844, arrived at Geelong 18 March 1845 on the Sir George Seymour, and was employed by Austin Brothers Geelong - List a003 and a25 ,
J Atkins on 10 June 1840 purchased suburban allotment in Prahan of 108 acres - source Port Phillip Herald 12 June 1840
James Atkins, male wed Catherine Orange 1842 #4632 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
James Atkins and Catherine christened Ann Eliza 1843, James 1846,
Catherine Atkins, charged with larceny. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 13 July 1844
Catherine Atkins, stole a piece of cloth from Mr Towle's shop. Has a good character, said child picked it up. Not guilty. Source - Geelong Advertiser 22 July 1844
James Atkins, wed Catherine Donohoe 1842 #327 Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
John Atkins Convict came 1839 on the Theresa assigned to D C Simson Esq.
John Askins / Atkins 38 hus (family 1) Prot, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Susan Atkins 30 wife of John (family 1) Prot Co Waford, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Jane Atkins 7, Rachel AAtkins 5 and George Atkins 2 dau of John (family 1) Labourer Prot both Co Waford, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
J Atkins Moonee Moonee Ponds Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
John Atkins Owned Property Richmond - Freehold Property
John Atkins 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
Mr Atkins, Mr C Atkins and Mr J Atkins - Cabin, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Mr J Atkins arrived 23-Mar 1840 from Hobart on 11 Mar on the Tasmanian Lass
Atkins and Ryan Partnership Kilfera Broken River Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
J Atkins, on Committee for Separation Society, District of Grant. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 June 1844
James Atkins, qualifies by Freehold in Kardinia and Corio St, Geelong Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
John Atkins convict came on the Theresa 1839 assigned to DL Simson Assigned Servants page 3 - 4 granted ticket-of-leave
John Atkins has a Deed of Grant received by Sub-Treasury, and ready for delivery upon payment of the regulated fees, source Melbourne Times, 18 March 1843, page 3, Government Notices
Mr JL Atkins in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
John Atkins on list of Geelong supporters of William Lonsdale, Sub-Treasurer source PPH 27 June 1843
John Atkins freehold Big Brighton Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
John Atkins freehold Fyans St, South Corio also has vote in another Ward Electors in District of Port Phillip sourcePPH, 6 June 1843
John Atkins 1 Deed of Grant ready when fee is paid 9 Jan 1844
John Atkins Portland Bay License to depasture for month of Feb 1844
John Atkins Geelong District 23 Apr 1844 voted at election of Representatives for Legislative Council
John Atkins Fyansford, 3 miles from Corio freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
John Atkin Big Brighton freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
John Atkins, qualifies by Freehold in Fyansford, 3 miles from Geelong Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
John Atkins, Licensed to depasture stock at County of Grant July 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 18 Aug 1845
John Atkins, Deed of Covenant with SJ Brown, Archibald McLachlan as Trustee has the Title Deeds for collection. Source - Melbourne Courier 25 July 1845
Mr Matthew Atkin arrived 10-Dec 1840 at Launceston from Portland Bay on the Mariner
Mr Atkins arrived 4-Apr 1840 from Hobart on 30 March on the Adelaide
Mr Atkins Convener - 3rd Division, North bank of the Yarra, bounded by Sydney Rd, and north to the big hill source Port Phillip Herald Tue 7th June 1842
Mr Atkins arrived 23 June 1842 from Sydney on the Dorset source Port Phillip Herald Tue 28th June 1842
Mr Atkens, passenger per 'Marmion' letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Feb 1844
Mary Atkins, 25, (Single woman 35 Disposal list 42 Dr Cotter, 20 for year, rations), Housemaid RC both Waxford, came 24 Nov 1839 on the William Metcalf
Mr Atkins Departed from Hobart on 23 June 1838 for Port Phillip on the Isabella
Mr Atkins Convener - 3rd Division, North bank of the Yarra, bounded by Sydney Rd, and north to the big hill source Port Phillip Herald Tue 7th June 1842
Mr Atkins arrived 23 June 1842 from Sydney on the Dorset source Port Phillip Herald Tue 28th June 1842
Mr Atkin arrived 28 Sep 1842 from London 19 May on the Tuscan source Port Phillip Herald Fri 30th September 1842
Mr R Atkins sailed 11-Sep 1840 for Hobart on the Lord Sidmonth
Miss Atkins sailed 11-Sep 1840 for Hobart on the Lord Sidmonth
Mr and Mrs Atkins arrived 23 May 1844 from Sydney on 17 May on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Mr and Mrs Atkins cleared 25 May 1844 and sailed 26 May from Melbourne for Sydney via Launceston on 28 May on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Mr and Mrs Atkins arrived 17 July 1844 at Melbourne from Hobart Flying Squirrel, source local newspapers
Mr Atkins cleared 20 July 1844 and sailed 22 July from Melbourne Tamar, source local newspapers
Robert Atkins in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
Robert Atkin cleared 14 Feb 1844 and sailed 15 Feb from Melbourne for London, on the Lord Keane, source local newspapers
Stephen Atkins, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
Thomas Atkin 3 Oct 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
William Atkins wed Mary Claire Curtis in 1843 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
William and Mary Atkins sailed from Port Phillip 11 Sep for Hobart arrived 23 Sep Adelaide
WH Atkins List No 9, 30 Sep 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
William Henty Atkins, Insolvent 287, late of Broken River, now settler at Seven Creeks, debts 1150 deficiency 1105. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 21 March 1845
William Henry Atkins, plan of distribution confirmed for Insolvency Certificate. Source - Melbourne Courier 16 June 1845
W Atkins Mack's Hotel Geelong Terrace Geelong, Source - 1847 Directory
Captain Atkinson with wife and 6 chn (Cabin ), came 4 Apr 1841 on the John Cooper
Mr Charles Atkinson - (Intermediate 9 ), came 30 Sept 1840 on the Himalaya
Miss C Atkinson cleared out 9 Apr 1842 for Launceston on the Lowestoft source Port Phillip Herald Tue 12th April 1842
Miss Atkinson cleared out 20 Apr 1842 for Launceston on the Corsair source Port Phillip Herald Fri 22nd April 1842
Miss C Atkinson arrival at Launceston on 23 Apr from Port Phillip on the Corsair Source Launceston Examiner 30 Apr 1842
Edward Carleton Atkinson Esq. of Port Fairy District appointed magistrate, 6 Jan 1844 by His Excellency the Governor source PPH News 6 Jan 1844, source local newspapers
Edward Carlton Atkinson Belfast freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Elizabeth Atkinson wed William Thomas Lonsdale in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Elizabeth Atkinson, letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Feb 1844
Francis Atkinson 18 (Cabin 8) came 30 Nov 1841 on the Allan Ker
Fras Atkinson, and Catherine Elizabeth baptised Agnes Elizabeth at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Werribee R 1842 #12955
Francis Atkinson has a Deed of Grant received by Sub-Treasury, and ready for delivery upon payment of the regulated fees, source Melbourne Times, 18 March 1843, page 3, Government Notices
Francis Atkinson Werribee River 40 miles from Geelong freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Francis Atkinson Portland Bay District License to depasture stock, for month of Sept 1844
Francis Atkinson, qualifies by Freehold in Weirabee River 45 miles from Geelong Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Francis Atkinson, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Francis Atkinson settler Berimboke Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
George Atkinson, and Mary baptised Flora Ann at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melb 1842 #12932
George Atkinson house Bourke St Bourke Ward 212 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
G Atkinson Cabin arrived 12 Dec 1843 on the Glentanner
Mr G Atkinson arrived 9 Apr 1844 at Hobart from Port Albert on 3 Apr on the Joseph Cripps, source local newspapers
Mr GH Atkinson in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 March 1843
Henry Hutchison Atkinson and Amelia Hester christened Henry Mcarthur 1841
HH Atkinson, Port Phillip Herald 10 Jun 1842 Page 2 Committee Mechanics Institution Annual Report
Henry Hutchinson Atkinson, of Melbourne, Auctioneer, from Insolvencies, dated 27-Jul and 27-Jul 1842
Mr HH Atkinson new Insolvent source Port Phillip Herald Fri 29th July 1842
HM Atkinson formerly of the Survey Department, appointed keeper of the Pound about to be erected south of the Yarra, near No Good Damper source Melbourne Times - Sat 30 July 1842, page 3
Henry Hutchinson Atkinson Advertising, Insolvent has appointed Archibald McLachlan as Trustee source Melbourne Times - Sat 3 Sep 1842, page 3
Mr HH Atkinson signed support letter for John Matthew Smith source Port Phillip Herald Fri 2nd December 1842 News Page 3
Henry Hutchinson Atkinson The Port Phillip Herald Fri 20 Jan 1843 Insolvency hearing listed for 21 Jan
Dr James Alison / Atkinson Esq. Surgeon (Staff 2 ), came 26 July 1841 on the Brilliant
Mr James Atkinson arrived 20 July 1842 from Launceston on the Lowestoft source Port Phillip Herald Fri 22th July 1842
James Atkinson freehold Kilmore Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
James Atkinson Belfast freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
James Atkinson, Murray District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
James Atkinson freehold, Kilmore The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names voted in election 20 June 1843, during third hour, 11-noon
James Atkinson, qualifies by Freehold in Kilmore Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
James Atkinson, qualifies by Freehold in Belfast Port Fairy Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Owned Property Kilmore - Freehold Property Belfast - Freehold Property 2610 acres Normanby lot 44 to 51, 460 acres Normanby lot 20 to lot 27, 29th April 1847,
James Atkinson, No 8, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 10 Sep 1845
James Atkinson and Emily christened Annie 1846
John Atkinson Intermediate arrived 17 Aug 1843 on the Francis
John Atkinson arrived at Port Phillip 17 August 1843 from Liverpool 28 April, Francis
John Atkinson arrived at Port Phillip 12 Sept 1843 from Greenock 1 June Wilson
John Atkinson 17 came on the Joseph Somes in Sep 1847 with 306
Joseph Atkinson - Steerage, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Joseph Alison / Atkinson Vic list, (Steerage ) arrived 26 July 1841 on the Brilliant,
Mr J Atkinson, cleared out 3 Sep 1842 for Launceston on the Alpha source Port Phillip Herald Tue 6th September 1842
Mr Matthew Atkinson departing 27 Apr 1841 from Launceston for Portland Bay, on the Dusty Miller - source Launceston Courier 3 May 1841
Matthew Atkinson, male wed Jane Kerr 1842 #34120 Presbyterian Portland
Matthew Atkinson departed 27 Apr from Launceston for Portland Bay in 1841 Dusty Miller
Miss Atcheson paid own Fare, Cabin, came 29 July 1841 on the Westminster
Mrs Atkinson (Cabin) from London arrived 20 Oct 1841, on the Brothers and cleared for Sydney 19 Nov 1841, on the Brothers
Mr Atkinson cleared out 9 Jan 1841 from Melbourne for Sydney on the Clydesdale
Mr Atkinson arrived Sydney 19 Jan 1841 from Port Phillip 13 Jan, on the Clydesdale
Mr and Mrs Atkinson and 3 chn 16 May 1841, departing from Sydney for Port Phillip, on the Anne
Mr and Mrs Atkinson and 3 chn arrived 25 May 1841 at Melbourne from Sydney, on the Anne
Joseph Alison / Atkinson Vic list (Steerage ), came 26 July 1841 on the Brilliant
Miss Atcheson / Atkinson (Cabin ), came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
Mr Atkinson arrived 24 May 1842 from Sydney on the Sea Horse source Port Phillip Herald Fri 27th May 1842
Mr Atkinson cleared out 22 June 1842 for Sydney on the Christina source Port Phillip Herald Fri 24th June 1842
Mr Atkinson cleared out 17 Dec 1842 for London - on the Lord Saumarez source Launceston Examiner for 14 Dec has departure 13 Dec
Mr Atkinson cleared from Port Phillip 18 Feb 1843 for Sydney arrived 2 March Perseverance
Miss Atkinson From Launceston Arrived at Port Phillip 7 April 1843 from Sydney via Launceston on 5 Apr Sea Horse
Mr Atkinson Arrived at Port Phillip 7 April 1843 from Sydney via Launceston on 5 Apr Sea Horse
Mr and Mrs Atkinson and 5 chn Arrived at Port Phillip 11 April 1843 from London 11 Nov and Portsmouth 6 Dec Enmore
Mr Atkinson Cleared out from Port Phillip 11 July 1843 for Sydney arrived 20 July Amiga
Mr and Mrs Atkinson arrived at Port Phillip 17 August 1843 from Liverpool 28 April, Francis
Mr and Mrs Atkinson cleared out from Port Phillip 23 August 1843, for Hobart arrived 4 Sep Flying Fish
Mr and Mrs Atkinson and child cleared 2 Jan 1844 and sailed 4 Jan 1844 for London on the Reward, source local newspapers
R J Atkinson - Cabin, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Robert Atkinson 27, (single man 1) Mason, Prot, Reads, Newcastle, arrived 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace,
Robert Atkinson arrived at Port Phillip 12 Dec 1843 from Liverpool on 23 Aug Glentanner
Mr R Atkinson sailed 4 Jan 1844 for Sydney and arrived 12 Jan on the Glentanner, source local newspapers
Robert Atkinson wed Margaret Gerraghty in 1844 at Church of England St James Melbourne
Samuel Atkinson, No 6, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 4 July 1845
Thomas Atkinson Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Oct 1843
Thomas Atkinson departed 28 Feb for Sydney and landed at Boyd town on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
William Atkinson, - Crew arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
William Atkinson came on the Stratheden in Jan 1846 with 59
Mr W Atkinson on 16 Mar 1841 at Geelong from Melbourne on the Governor La Trobe,
William Atkinson - Crew 10 arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
William Atkinson List No 10, 31 Oct 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Mr WG Atkinson sailed from Launceston 9 Nov 1843 for Portland Joseph Cripps
Mr WG Atkinson arrived at Launceston 28 Nov 1843 from Portland Joseph Cripps
Mr WG Atkinson sailed 20 Mar 1844 from Lanceston for Port Albert, on the Joseph Cripps, source local newspapers
WM Atkinson, 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
William Maitland Atkinson wed Christina Honeyman Affleck in 1841 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
William Maitlan Atkinson, and Christiann baptised James William Afflec at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Collwood 1842 #12786
also christened William Maitland 1843 ;
W.Maitland Atkinson poundkeeper South Yarra, Source - 1847 Directory
William Atkinson ran the South Yarra Pound from July 1842. He and his wife, Christina, collected straying cows and sheep and horses on behalf of the government and attempted to reunite them with their owners. From 1844 they also ran the South Yarra Inn. William died in 1852, but Christina continued the business
Edward Attfield Date Tried: Surrey Assizes, March 1825 Transported: Woodman Source: Hulk Register - gives name of Hulk held on, date received, and date transferred for transportation
James Ford Atrachan Corio Terrace Geelong freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Matthias Attenburgh Cleared from Launceston 7 Nov 1842 for Port Phillip - on the Sir John Franklin Launceston Examiner 9 Nov 1842
Captain Attey master Arrived at Launceston 25 Oct 1837 from Portland Bay on the Jemima
John Attrell 25 (single male 01) Labourer Prot both Isle of Wight arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Samuel Boddington Bounty immigrant
Edward Atwood departed 8 Mar 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip William Hughes - source Launceston Courier 15 March 1841
Edward Atwood arrived at Port Phillip late last night 11 March 1841 on the William Hughes

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