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Richard Babbington, Steerage passenger listed on the Indemnity arrived from Sydney 7 Jan 1840. Source - Port Phillip Herald 10 Jan 1840
Mr Richard Babbington cleared out 9 Jan 1841 from Melbourne for Sydney on the Adelaide
Richard Babbington arrived 17 Feb 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip Adelaide
Richard Babington wed Mary Halden in 1845 at Church of England
Babington see Carpenter & Babington in a partnership settlers Glenlyon Western Port, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr Babers (Sen and Jun) arrived 28 Sep 1842 from London 19 May on the Tuscan source Port Phillip Herald Fri 30th September 1842
Robert Bachannan, and Flora baptised Janett at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Collwood 1842 #13064
Eliza Bacchus Page 32 letters at Post Office 3 Feb 1847
Mr Bacchus arrived 18 Oct 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip and departing 23 Oct 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, on the Corsair
Henry Bacchus Dandenong Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
(Capt.) William Henry Bacchus, Melbourne, 1939 Directory of Port Phillip
Captain William Henry Bacchus came from England and after buying livestock in Van Diemen's Land and settled in the valley named after him in 1838.
Captain Bacchus, in Oct 1839 employed James Menzies aged 23, Shepherd, who came on the David Clarke
WH Bacchus, subscribed 5/5/- to the Testomonial to be presented to Captain Lonsdale, raising a total of 325 pounds 17s from 76 men. Source - Port Phillip Herald 31 Jan 1840,
Captain Bacchus, on Married side, first innings bowled by Hamilton, duck, in first recorded Cricket match against the Bachelors. Source - Port Phillip Herald 10 Mar 1840,
Mr WH Baccus Imports arrived 20 June 1840 from Greenock on the Duchess of Kent
Mr Bacchus arrived 18 Oct 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Corsair
W H Bacchus Dandenong and Weraby Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
William Henry Bacchus Depasturing licenses for Feb 1842 In Portland Bay district source Port Phillip Herald Tue 8th March 1842
Henry William Bacchus freehold, River Weirabee The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names Tue 27 Jun 1843 Melbourne resident signed supporting William Lonsdale
Henry William Bacchus freehold River Werriby Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
W Henry Bacchus Depasturing Licence for Portland Bay, from 31 July 1843
WH Bacchus MD, JP on list of supporters of William Lonsdale, Sub-Treasurer source PPH 27 June 1843
WH Bacchus Depasturing Licence for Western Port, from 31 July 1843
Henry Bacchus News - jury for Supreme Court, Civil side, Fri 1 Dec, source PPH 5 Dec 1843
Henry William Bacchus, voted 10-11am Melbourne to elect two members to sit in Legislative Council. Source - Port Phillip Herald 26 Apr 1844
William Henry Bacchus 1 Deed of Grant ready when fee is paid 9 Jan 1844
William Bacchus List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Henry William Bacchus Melbourne District 23 Apr 1844 voted 10-11 am election of Representatives for Legislative Council
Henry Wiliam Bacchus River Weirabee freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Henry William Bacchus, qualifies by Freehold in River Weirabee Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
WH Bacchus, Licensed to depasture stock at Western Port District July 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 18 Aug 1845
William Henry Jun Bacchus Directory 1847 Owned Property Parish of Merrimu Bacchus Marsh - Freehold Property
William Henry the younger, Bacchus Directory 1847 189 acres ditto lot 4. Deeds dated 24 March 1847
Captain Bacchus, who founded the town and died in 1849, is buried in the graveyard of Holy Trinity Church of England. The land on which the first iron church and the present stone church were built was donated by William Bacchus, son of Captain W H Bacchus.
At no.28 Manor St. is a two-storey brick residence which was built some time between 1840 and 1846 for retired military officer and magistrate Captain William Bacchus, after whom the town is named. It is one of the state's oldest surviving domiciles of substance.
W.H sen. Bacchus &Jun in a partnership settlers Marsh Portland Road, Source - 1847 Directory
W.H sen. Bacchus &Jun in a partnership settlers Marsh Portland Road, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr Bache left 10 Oct 1843 barque clearing for London on the Dublin
Joseph Back departed from Launceston for Portland Bay on the brig'Minerva' 9 Aug 1841 - source Launceston Courier 16 Aug 1841
Joseph Back, Portland Bay District to cut timber for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
Edward Bachelor died 1846 Male aged 29 at Melbourne
John Bachelor and Sarah christened Mary Ann 1846, Elizabeth 1847,
Mr Bachelow arrived at Port Phillip 25 Feb 1843 from Sydney via Launceston on 22 Feb Sea Horse
Charles Back arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Scout' 19 Feb 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 20 Feb 1845
Daniel Back arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Scout' 19 Feb 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 20 Feb 1845
Joseph Back departed 9 Aug 1841 from Launceston for Portland Bay on the Minerva
Joseph Back departed 9 Aug 1841 from Launceston for Portland Bay on the Minerva
Joseph Back Portland Bay District License to cut timber for month of Sept 1844
William Backel in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
Mr Backhoe sailed 22-Apr 1840 for Sydney on the Jewess
John Backhouse Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843
Mr Backhouse Departed from Hobart on 3 Nov 1837 for Port Philip on the Eudora
Henry Backlamb Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
Mr Backland Cabin arrived 7 Apr 1840 from London on the Lord Goderich
George Backman and Isabella christened John 1841
Edward Gittens Backnell Western Port, License to depasture, for month of March 1844
William Backs and Sabina Dillon christened Elizabeth 1843, Thomas 1845,
Charles Baset Bacon Sworn in as District Magistrate on 15 Mar 1844 - Officers 15 Mar 1844, source local newspapers
CB Bacon, leaving for London on 28 Mar 1844 as Cabin passenger on the Aden
Mr Bacon sailed 28 Mar 1844 for London, on the Aden, source local newspapers
Bacon & Hogg in a partnership settlers Murray, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr Backwell Passengers - Cabin arrived 7 Apr 1840 from London on the Lord Goderich
Mr Badderly arrived 23 May 1844 from Sydney on 17 May on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Andrew Badds carpenter, wife Elizabeth dau Jane Catherine born 15 Jan 1838 baptised 9 Mar 1838 by Rev James Forbes Presbyterian
Jane Baden 20 (single woman 7) Housemaid, Presbyterian both, Aberdeen, came 30 Sept 1840 on the Himalaya
Mr Bolden / Baden cleared on 12 Oct 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 16 Oct for Launceston, arrived 18 Oct Shamrock, source local newspapers
Mr Baderly arrived 15 Aug 1840 from Greenock on the Dauntless and 4 Sep the Dauntless cleared for Sydney
Mr CH Baddley Esq and Mrs G Baddley Projected departure 9 Dec 1841 but not yet left on 30 Dec, from Sydney for Guam, William Hughes
John and Margaret Badley came Oct 1841 on the Agricola see John Bradley
John Baer cabinet-maker Lonsdale-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Mrs Baflam and 2 chn arrived 7 Dec 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Corsair
David Bagan, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
Bridget Bagbey 25 (single woman 3) Housemaid RC neither Tipperary, came 1 Mar 1841 on the Argyle
William Baggs, male wed Mary Ann Gorman 1842 #4532 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
William Baggs Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
William Baggs schoolmaster Brighton, Source - 1847 Directory
William Baggs in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 June 1843
Henry Bigley / Bagley 26 hus (family 2) Farm servant Prot neither Hampshire, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Lysander
Mary Bagley 26 wife of Henry (family 2) Farm servant Prot Both Hampshire, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Lysander
Henry Bagley 5, William Bagley 3 and Caroline Bagley 0 dau of Henry born on board (family 2) Prot, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Lysander
Henry Bagley and Mary christened Thomas 1843
John Bagnall wed Cath Beley in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne Page 153 letters atPost Office 31st May 1847 Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Joseph Bagnes came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland adult
William Bagster passengers from Sydney Arrived at Port Phillip 26 May 1843 from Sydney on 15 May, and from Launceston 24 May Sea Horse
John Baguley/Bajula, 27 both was Silk weaver, trained as Weaver single Larceny 7 years convicted 1 Apr 1843 at Colchester received 20 June 1843 Chester 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 W Harrison Geelong - List a004 and b61 ,
Thomas Wm Baham Esq departed 12 Mar 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Paul Pry - source Launceston Courier 15 March 1841
Elijah Baid - crew 04 arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
James Bakey / Baikey 38 hus of Margaret (family 02) Labourer Prot both Carthew, employed by Mr Wall 30 miles in the bush arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
Margaret Bakey / Baikey 38 wife of James (family 02) Prot reads Carthew arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
Elizabeth Bakey / Baikey 11, Catherine Bakey / Baikey 5 and Margaret Bakey / Baikey 3 dau of James (family 02) Prot Carthew arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
James Baikie List No 6, 30 June 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
James Baikey and Margaret christened Isabella 1845
William Baikie paid 2 pounds, served as Constable during voyage Steerage 06 arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
Thomas Bailes and Bridget Whelan christened Margaret 1846
Agnes Baillie, died 42 female Moon 1842 #399 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Captain Bailey master Departed from Hobart on 12 Dec 1839 for Port Phillip on the Wallaby
Captain C Bayley master arrived 15-Jan 1840 from Launceston 11 Jan on the Wallaby
Captain Bayley sailed 24-Feb 1840 for Hobart on the Wallaby
Captain Bayley master arrived at Port Phillip 30 April 1843, from Calcutta via Hobart Hoogly
David Baley, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 31 Oct 1844
Dr Bailey Cleared out from Port Phillip 29 May 1843 for Launceston arrived 3 June and Sydney Seahorse
Edward Bailey, and Catherine baptised Emily Baxter at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Pascoevill 1842 #12800
Edward Bailey and Catherine christened Edward 1843, Julia Inskip 1845, Albert Baxter 1847
Edward Alfred Bailey Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
Edward Alfred Bailey butcher Merri Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
George Bayley Cargo includes 5 horses, 1 cow, 1 deer for him Arrived at Port Phillip 30 April 1843, from Calcutta via Hobart Hoogly
George Bailey, inquest a freed man, well known as a pugilist. Jury decided he died from natural causes induced by previous habits of intemperance. Source - Geelong Advertiser 1 Apr 1844
George Bayley - Bailey Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne 30th April, 1847
Mr I Bailey Departed from Hobart on 7 Nov 1839 for Port Phillip on the Sir John Franklin
JD Baillie Presbyterian resident Subscriber to build school 1 Mar 1839
Mr Baillee and John Baillie came on coastal ship Henry, 21 Jan 1839
James Bailey wed Eliza Shaw in 1841 at Presbyterian Portland
J D Baillie and T Baillie Partnership Mount Emu Geelong, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
James Dennistoun Baillie, of Carngham, Settler, from Insolvencies, dated 3-Jun and 3-Jun 1842
James Bailey, Goulburn has submitted his testimonial of qualification as Medical Witness at Inquests is a 'Legally qualified Medical Practicioner'. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 31 Jan 1845
James Deniston Baillie granted Insolvency Certificate 29 Jan 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 30 Jan 1845
Goulburn River Page 49 Doctors 1 Feb 1847
James Bailley 38 hus (family 2) Labourer Presbyterian both Lancashire, came 4 Apr 1841 on the John Cooper
Agnes Bailley 38 wife of James (family 2) Presbyterian Lancashire, came 4 Apr 1841 on the John Cooper
John Bailley 8, Elizabeth Bailley 6, Margaret Bailley 3 and William Bailley 0 son of James (family 2) Presbyterian Lancashire, came 4 Apr 1841 on the John Cooper
James Bailee 30 (2 single man) Shepherd Prot Both Cumberland, came 27 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
James Bailey in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 June 1843
James Bailey in list of landholders asking Mayor to hold a meeting dated 29 Sep 1843
James Bayley, alias George Bray awaiting trial for shooting with intent to harm. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 20 April 1844
John Bailey sailed from Hobart, 16 March 1836 for Portland and London on the Boadicea
John Bailey 35 hus (family 3) Labourer Prot Both Somersetshire, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
Mary Bailey 24 wife of John (family 3) Laundress Prot reads, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
Son Bailey 18 months son of John died 14 July aged 1 (family 3) Prot, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
John Bailey and Mary baby christened Anak (Enock) Alexander 1843, John 1844,
From South Peteron web site, Bailey John 1807 wf Mary Ann Bailey's uncle Westminster Plymouth 17 Apr 1841 Victoria 1841 Bailey Mary hus John nee Parsons Westminster Plymouth 17 Apr 1841 Victoria 1841 Bailey Wenetford 1840 Parents Died on voyage Westminster Plymouth 17 Apr 1841 Victoria 1841 Bailey George 1842 b 5-3-1842 d 7-11-1937 moved to Allansford
See my other page on Enoch Bailey for more about this family
John Bayley wed Mary Ann Bourke in 1846 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
John Bailie carpenter Pentridge, Source - 1847 Directory
Joseph Bailey came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot aged 19 and John 18
Mrs Bailey Arrived at Launceston on 26 Oct 1838 from Port Phillip on the Pickwick
Mr Baylie Departed from Launceston, on 10 Jan 1839 for Port Phillip, on the Henry
Mr Bailey Departed from Sydney on 2 Dec 1839 for Port Phillip on the Bright Planet
Mr Bailey sailed 13-Jan 1840 for Sydney on the Bright Planet
Mr Bayley arrived 24-Feb 1840 from Sydney 16 Feb on the Christina
Mr Bailly arrived 6-Apr 1840 from Sydney on the Jewess
Mr Baily (Cabin 3) arrived 6 Feb 1841 on the York
Mr and Mrs Baillie cleared out 17 Mar 1842 for Western Port on the Alpha source Port Phillip Herald Fri 18th March 1842
Mrs Bailey Cleared out from Port Phillip 15 July 1843 for Hobart arrived 24 July Flying Fish
Mrs Bailey sailed from Portland 25 Nov 1843 arrived at Hobart 2 Dec Davidsons
Mr Bailey arrived 20 Mar 1844 at Melbourne from Western Port, on the Alpha, source local newspapers
Patience Bailey, wed Richard Meade 1842 #695 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Peter Bailey came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland aged 19 Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Mr R Bailey and wife; Departed from Launceston on 4 Aug 1838 for Port Phillip on the Domain
Richard Baillie arrived at Port Phillip 12 Sept 1843 from Western Port Alpha
Richard Bailey Western District Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
Richard Bailey, Western Port District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
Richard Bailey, No 6, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 4 July 1845
Richard Bailey settler Western Port, Source - 1847 Directory
Robert Bailie MD List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Thomas Bailey expected at Port Phillip left Launceston 3 July schooner 'Gem' - source Port Phillip Herald 21 July 1840
Thomas Bailey arrived 2-Jul 1840 from Launceston on the Joshua Carroll
Thomas Wm Baham Esq departed 12 Mar 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Paul Pry
Thomas Bayley Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843
Thomas Bailey died 1846 Male aged 55 at Heidelberg
T Baillie and J D Baillie Mount Emu Geelong, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Thomas Bailey in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 May 1843
Thomas Bayley List No 3, 31 Mar 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Thomas Baily wed Winifred Egan in 1845 at Roman Catholic
Thomas Bailey butcher Heidleberg, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas Bayley settler Marsh Upper Weiraby, Source - 1847 Directory
William Bayley 21, (single man 1) Labourer, Prot both Co Wicklam, came 17 Dec 1841 on the Agostina
William D Baley, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
WHM Baylie, with 147 men, was presented to Sir George Gipps at a Levee, Mon 25 Oct 1841in his honour. Source - Port Phillip Herald, 26 Oct 1841
William Bailey settler Postlethwaite's station Goulburn, Source - 1847 Directory
Winifred Bailey wed George Pegg in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
W H Baylie surgeon and accoucheur Collins-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
William Hingston Baylie freehold Spring St LaTrobe Ward 225 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Baylie see Wilmot and Baylie Partnership, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Baillie & Hamilton in a partnership settlers Lower Wimmera, Source - 1847 Directory

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