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George Baldry - Baldrey wed Mary Ames in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne christened Ruth died Alice 1845 died
William Balday in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 May 1843
Captain Baldein master Arrived at Launceston on 29 July 1838 from Port Phillip on the Domain
Mark Baldlerson witness at wedding of Robert Magrath wed 7 May 1842 to Catherine Seery at Melb and Geelong Roman Catholic Church
George Baldery List No 11, 30 Nov 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Mr G Baldridge Departed from Hobart on 7 Feb 1839 for Port Phillip, on the Blossom
Captain Baldwin master Departed from Launceston on 9 June 1838 for Port Phillip on the Domain
Captain Baldwin arrived 5-Oct 1840 from Launceston on the Pickwick
James Baldwin, and Catherine Hegarty baptised Daniel 1841, female Marian at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #11
James Baldwin and Catherine Hegerty christened Catherine 1844
William Baldy 30 (single man 1) Smith Prot both Fifeshire, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Grindlay
William Balday, letter at Geelong Post Office 6 Mar 1844. Source - Geelong Advertiser 6 Mar 1844
William Baldy wed 1848 #2032 to Charlotte Tait at Presbyterian Church of Melbourne & Geelong
   1. Charles Baldy 1847 - 1896 #9475 aged 49, son of Charl Tait and Wm Baldy died at Elaine, wed 1870 #3036 to Jane Cluny Nimo Moodie after May 1869 lived 5 days
   2. Helen Baldy 1849 #8547 at Presbyterian Church Melbourne & Geelong
   3. David Andrew Baldy 1851 #9059 at Presbyterian Church Portland, wed 1875 #2108 to Anna Gray and registered dau Alice Edith Baldy 1876 #5720 and son David 1877 #11967 at Swanhill
   4. Alice Allan Baldy 1854 - 1928 #3657 aged 74, dau of Charlotte Tait and Wm Baldy died at Skipton, wed 1876 #3303 to Thomas Cleveland born Leicestershire,
William Baldy died 1820 - 1854 #3311 aged 34, from Scotland
   Henry Baldy 1859 - 1947 #20295 aged 88, son of Charlotte Tait and Wm Baldy died at Dnong
   Charlotte Baldy 1860 - 1941 #17116 aged 81, dau of Charlotte Tait and Wm Baldy died at Dnong, wed 1881 #5126 to John Little died 1886 aged 28, as widow with dau Charlotte Alice Little 1882, wed 1888 #5358 to Wm Hy Bartlett
Helen Frances Baldy 1869 #429 dau of Helen Armour Baldy born at Ballarat, wed 1889 #3694 to Alexr Murray
Captain Baley master Arrived at Hobart on 19 August 1839 from Portland Bay on 10 Aug on the Wallaby
David Baley 3 Oct 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
Mr Balfe / Balfe (Intermediate) came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
John Balfe arrived at Port Phillip from Sydney on the steamer 'Shamrock' 16 Apr 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 17 Apr 1845
John Balfe Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Mr A Balflam arrived 7 Dec 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Corsair
Mr A Balflam with wife and 2 chn arrived 7 Dec 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the steamer Corsair - source Launceston Courier 13 Dec 1841
William Balford, Convict came 1837 on the James Patterson. On 24 May 1842 granted a Pass at Portland Police Station, to go with William Miller to First River.
Andrew Balfour 28 hus (family 2) Shoemaker, Prot reads, Fifeshire, came 30 Sept 1840 on the Himalaya
Elizabeth Balfour 28 wife of Andrew (family 2) Housemaid, Prot both, Fifeshire, came 30 Sept 1840 on the Himalaya
Eliza Balfour 18 months dau of Andrew (family 2) Prot, Fifeshire, came 30 Sept 1840 on the Himalaya
Andrew Balfour and Elizabeth christened George 1840,
Anne Balfour wed James Ormond in 1847 at Presbyterian Geelong
Captain Balfour Cleared out from Port Phillip 6 March 1843 for Liverpool via Sydney arrived 14 Mar, Munro
Captain Balfouur master Arrived 1 Jan 1843 at Port Phillip from Leith and Hobart Munro
David Balfour in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 March 1843
David Balfour List No 1, 31 Jan 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
David Balfour Fined 40s for failing to appear for Jury duty on 16 Mar 1844 Officers 15 Mar 1844, source local newspapers
Mr Balfour arrived 12-Nov 1840 from London via Launceston on the Rookery
Mr Balfour (Intermediate) came 4 Apr 1841 on the John Cooper
Mr Balfour arrived 14 Aug 1842 from Launceston on the Dusty Miller source Port Phillip Herald Tue 16th August 1842
Richard Balk arrived 5 Feb 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 2 Feb, on the Tobago, source local newspapers
Captain Ball master arrived 3 Nov 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 30 Oct Tamar, source local newspapers
Chas Edward Ball - (Steerage) came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
David Balfour, fined 40 shillings, failed to attend for jury duty. Source - Port Phillip Herald 19 March 1844
David Balfour Owned Property South Yarra Yarra - Freehold Property
David Balfour settler Glass's old station county Bourke, Source - 1847 Directory
James Balhe Page 32 letters at Post Office 3 Feb 1847
Charles Ball 8 Aug 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
George Palmer Ball, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District August 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 29 Sep 1845
G.P Ball settler Coringa Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
Henrie Ball jury for Tue 15 April - Supreme Court - source Port Phillip Herald 17 Apr 1845
James Ball 21 (single male 06) Labourer Wesleyan both Wales arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Samuel Boddington source Bounty Immigrants
James Ball 3 Oct 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
James Ball Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
Jane Ball, female wed George Taylor 1842 #4616 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
John Ball, Sponsor of Joseph son of Thomas Connor Baptised on 20 June 1841 by Rev Michael Ryan at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne - see my Chapman page for details of this event
John Ball sailed 7 June 1842 for Portland Bay on the Essington source Launceston Examiner 11 June 1842
Margaret Ball wed James Colvin in 1845 at Church of England
Martha Ball 20 (single woman 5) Housemaid Prot both Carlin , came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
Philip Bell / Ball 29 (single man 10) Labourer Prot both Cornwall, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Robert Ball wed Mary Ann Thompson in 1840 at Church Of England St James, Melbourne 2 roods North Geelong lot 36. Deeds dated 13 Jan 1847
William Ball wed Margaret Oday in 1845 at Church of England Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
William Ball wed Mary Phelan in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne christened Augustine 1847, Johanna 1847, William 1847 Owned Property Corio St Geelong - House & Land Top
William Ballam steward Crew reports possibly lost on the Sarah
Thomas Balland arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Scout' 18 Mar 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 20 March 1845
Margaret Ballard 19 (Single woman 08) House servant Prot reads Tipperary arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Thetis source Bounty Immigrants
Mr B Ballantyne, for Brown's Station, employed Mathew and Mary Mcann who arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Mr Ballingall Cabin - arrived 24 April 1840 from Sydney on the Strathfieldsaye
Andrew Ballantyne came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland aged 19
James Ballingal, 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
James Ballingall surveyor of shipping Queen-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
James Ballingall, to make list of Burgess in Lonsdale Ward. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 24 Aug 1844
James Ballingall, Burgess for La Trobe Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
James Ballingall, elder of the Presbyterian Church. Source - Port Phillip Herald 22 Nov 1844
John Ballantyne came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot aged 23
Levey Ballentine, charged with having stolen goods. Source - Port Phillip Herald 21 June 1844
Mrs Ballingall and 2 sons and 2 daus arrived 10 Dec 1842 from Leith - on the Britannia source Port Phillip Herald Tue 13th December 1842
Thomas Ballingal - 3rd Mate (Staff 3) came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
Mr Ballantine arrived at Port Phillip 14 Sept 1843 from London Lord Keane
Robert Ballantyne Saltwater River Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Robert Ballantyne Supreme Court 16 Aug claimed his employee David Rees stole sundries He was sentenced to 1 month in prison source Melbourne Times - Sat 20 Aug 1842, page 3
Mr Ballantine arrived at Port Phillip 14 Sept 1843 from London Lord Keane
R Ballantyne Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843
Robert Ballantyne cleared out from Port Phillip 1 Dec 1843 for Western Port Alpha
Ballantyne Western Port District Depasturing License from1 - 31 Aug 1843
Robert Ballantyne List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Robert Ballantyne, County of Bourke depasturing license for 1-31 August 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 22 Oct 1844
Robert Balantyne, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
Robert Ballantyne settler Moonee Ponds, Source - 1847 Directory
William Ballantine 35 hus (family 2) Farm servant Prot both Edinburgh, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
Elizabeth Ballantine 35 wife of William (family 2) Farm servant, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
Thomas Ballantine 10 and William G Ballantine 7 son of William (family 2) came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
Wiliiam Ballantyne arrived 13 Oct 1842 from Launceston. Launceston Examiner 1 Oct reports departure on 24 Sep on the Dusty Miller source Port Phillip Herald Fri 14th October 1842
William Ballentine, housebreaking and robbery tried before the criminal court. Source - Port Phillip Herald 12 July 1844
William Ballontyne, housebreaking. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 13 July 1844
William Ballantine miller Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Margaret Ballard, 19 single female House servant Prot reads Tipperary arrived 17 Feb 1842 from London and Cork on the Thetis
W D Ballard Letter at Post-office unclaimed 7 April 1847
James Bailee / Baliie 30 (single man 2) Shepherd Prot Both Cumberland, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
James Dennistown Ballie, Insolvency debts being checked. Source - Port Phillip Herald 24 Dec 1844
Mr Balnes for Portland Bay and Adelaide on the Hawk source Launceston Examiner 20 Aug 1842
Mathew Balyer 19 (single man 6) Sawyer RC Both Co. Kildare , came 24 Dec 1841 on the Gilmore
James Ballingall House Swanston St Burgess in Gipps Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
Mr Ballingall listed on the Strathfieldsaye arrived from Sydney 9 May 1840
Mrs Ballingall, with 2 daus and 2 sons, Cabin arrived 10 Dec 1842 from Leith on the Britannia
Mr Ballingall cleared on 29 Nov 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 30 Nov for Launceston on the Shamrock , source local newspapers
Thomas Ballingal 1st Mate (3 on list), came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
Mr W Ballington at Melbourne arrived 19 Feb 1841, from Adelaide on the Agnes and Elizabeth
RC Ballurner witness at wedding of Michael Dunn wed 22 May 1842 to Sarah Mcgraph at Melb and Geelong Roman Catholic Church
RC Ballurnee witness when Sarah McGraph wed 22 May 1842, to Michael Dunn
Mr J Balmain Arrived at Port Phillip 15 May 1843 from London and Plymouth 19 Jan Parkfield
James Balmain Cleared out from Port Phillip 6 June 1843 for Sydney and arrived 13 June Parkfield
James Balmain and Superintendent of Works at Lunatic Asylum,
Mrs Balmain Cabin arrived 15 May 1843 and cleared for Sydney June 1843 on the Parkfield
Mr James Balmain Cabin arrived 15 May 1843 and cleared for Sydney June 1843 on the Parkfield
Mr Thomas Balmain Cabin arrived 15 May 1843 and cleared for Sydney June 1843 on the Parkfield
Thos Balman 30 hus (family 4) Farm servant Prot both Cumberland, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
Rebecca Balman 27 wife of Thomas (family 4) Farm servant Prot both Cumberland, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
Robert Balman 13 months son of Thomas (family 4) Cumberland, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
Mr T Balmain Arrived at Port Phillip 15 May 1843 from London and Plymouth 19 Jan Parkfield
Thomas Balmain and Mrs Balmain Cleared out from Port Phillip 6 June 1843 for Sydney and arrived 13 June Parkfield
J Balston - Balston Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
RG Balydon Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843
Mathew Balyer 19 (single man) Sawyer RC Both Co. Kildare, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Gilmore
William Bamblett settler Muddy Creek Western Port, Source - 1847 Directory
Joseph Bambrook came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot aged 19
William Bambury Convict came 1838 on the Bengal Merchant assigned to J B Alexander Esq.
William Bambury convict came on the Bengal merchant 1838 assigned to TB Alexander Assigned Servants page 5 - 11 granted ticket-of-leave
Mr Charles Bampfylde or Bumpfylde arrived 18 May 1842 from London via Launceston on the Corsair source Port Phillip Herald Fri 20th May 1842
Mr C Bampfylde cleared out 15 June 1842 for Batavia on the Corsair source Port Phillip Herald Fri 17th June 1842
Mrs Bamfield and child arrived 18 Dec 1841 at Hobart from Port Phillip on 13 Dec on the Industry
Miss Bamford Passengers - Cabin arrived 7 Apr 1840 from London on the Lord Goderich
James Bamford came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot adult and Charles 16
John Bamford 25 husband of Margaret (family 01) Labourer Prot both Derbyshire Forwarded to Geelong, arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Margaret Bamford 24 wife of John (family 01) Prot reads Liverpool arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Samuel Bamford 3 died son of John (family 01) Prot on the Wallace
Jonathan Bamford 1 son of John (family 01) Prot arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
John Bamford and Margaret christened William 1845, David 1847 - 1929 #7479 aged 82,
From web site 'www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/DBY/EmigrantsOZ' now closed, John Bamford, c.1818, son of Samuel Bamford, and living at Crossgates Farm, Wheston at his marriage to Margaret Evans of Litton on 25 May 1840 at Tideswell, DBY (cert). John and Margaret arrived at Port Phillip, Victoria on 16th February 1844 from Liverpool on board the Wallace with two sons Samuel aged 3 and Jonathan aged 1. They had a further 7 chiildren in Australia. Margaret died in childbirth in 1857, and was the first white woman buried in Camperdown Cemetery.
William Bamford 22 hus of Lucy (family 03) Labourer Prot reads Leicestershire arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
Lucy Bamford 26 wife of William (family 03) Prot reads Leicestershire arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
Emma Bamford 3 dau of William (family 03) Prot Leicestershire arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
Charles Bamford 10 months son of William (family 03) Prot Leicestershire arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
W Bamblett Western District Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
William Bamlett, came on the Layton Certificate of Freedom at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 28 Feb 1845
William Bambleet, Licensed to depasture stock at Western Port District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
William Bamblet - Bamblett Directory 1847 settler Muddy Creek Western Port Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Capt B H Banbury came Mar 1841 with 500 on the Argyle and Mrs
Mr C Banbury Esq from Port Phillip 12 Feb 1841 arrived Hobart 17 Feb on the Adelaide
Charles Banbury wed Elizabeth Thomas Matthew in 1845 at Church of England
C Banbury Esq. arrived Hobart 31 March 1841 from Port Phillip on 26 Mar, in 1841 Adelaide
Mary Banbury 19 (single woman 05) Housemaid Prot both Devon, employed by Samuel Monthomery Melbourne arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
Mr Banbury arrived 29-Nov 1840 from Sydney on the Christina
Mr Banbury sailed 11-Dec 1840 for Sydney Passengers Mrs Smith on the Christina
Mr Banbury departed Sydney 25 Jan 1841 for Port Phillip, on the Christina
Mr Banbury Melbourne departed 19 Mar 1841 for Launceston on the Paul Pry
Mr Banbury arrived 25 Apr 1841 at Melbourne from Launceston William Hughes
Mr Banbury departed Sydney 10 June 1841 for Port Phillip and Hobart Town on the Sea Horse
Mr Banbury arrived 1 July 1841 at Sydney from Port Phillip on 24 June, William Hughes
Thomas Banbury 23 (single man 03) Labourer RC neither Buckinghamshire, employed by William McGill Barwonbipp arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
William Baucey/Bancey 22 Labourer Bucks Prot neither arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
Hannah Banes wed Henry Wilson in 1846 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
William Bane convict came on the Moffat (2) 1836 assigned to WW Darke Assigned Servants page 5 - 5 granted ticket-of-leave
Catherine Canco gave evidence, said she came on the Royal Saxon where she met Catherine Rigby - source Port Phillip Herald Fri 22 Oct 1841
M Ann Baymes/Banes, 16, 5 g, Housemaid Galway Prot reads, came 1 May 1840 on the China
Mary Anne Banco wed James Wilson in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Margaret Baymes/Banes, 18, 4 g, Housemaid Galway RC reads, came 1 May 1840 on the China
Margaret Banco, female wed Edward Smith 1842 #35398 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Margaret Banco, female wed John Devereux 1842 #35432 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Margaret Banco in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
William Baucey / Bancey 22 (single man 04) Labourer Prot both Devon arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
Mrs Banden sailed from Port Phillip 3 Oct 1843 to Hobert arrived 9 Oct Amity
Henry Bane in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 March 1843
Mr Banfather Arrived at Launceston on 16 Oct from Sydney via Port Phillip on the Siren
Win Banfather Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Mr Bandfield cleared from Port Phillip 14 Jan 1842 for Hobart - on the Industry source Port Phillip Herald - Tue 19th Jan 1842
William Banford and Lucy christened Lois 1847
Charles Banfour sailed 12 Mar from Launceston, and arrived 24 Mar 1844 at Melbourne, on the Scout, source local newspapers
Mr Banington arrived 24 May 1842 from Sydney on the Sea Horse source Port Phillip Herald Fri 27th May 1842
Erskine Banks 28 hus (family 4) Labourer Prot both Antrim, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
Elizabeth Banks 27 wife of Erskine (family 4) Antrim, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
Sarah Banks 6, Jenny Banks 4 and Thomas Banks 1 son of Erskine (family 4) Antrim, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
Erskine Banks and Elizabeth christened Eliza 1843
James Banks and Petra 31 drowned when the Cataraqui was shipwrecked 4 Aug 1845, see Account of disaster
Mr Bannatyne arrived 6-Apr 1840 from Sydney on the Jewess
Captain Bannatyne master arrived 10 May 1841 at Port Phillip, on the Catherine
Captain Bannatyne master cleared 1 Sept 1841 from Port Phillip for Hobart arrived 9 Sep in 1841 Catherine
Captain Bannatyne master cleared out 5 Feb 1842 for Hobart on the Catherine source Port Phillip Herald Tue 8th Feb 1842
11 feb the Catherine 146 tons, Bannatyne arrived at Hobart from Port Phillip on 3 Feb, with cattle, and on 17 Feb sailed for Port Phillip, in ballast.
Captain Bannatyne master arrived 23 Feb 1842 from Hobart on the Catherine source Port Phillip Herald Fri 25th Feb 1842
Edward Bannan came Feb 1842 with 222 on the Thetis aged 30 wed Mary Redmond in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Marys, Geelong
James and Mary Bannon in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Mary Bannon in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 March 1843
Mary Banner 23 (single woman 01) Farm servant RC reads Tipperary arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Martin Luther source Bounty Immigrants
Mary Banner wed Patrick Byrne in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Thomas Bannister 27 May 1835 Sheriff of Hobart Town; Members of the Port Phillip Association
Ann Bannon 25 (single woman 03) Housemaid RC neither Cavan, employed by Mrs Spotswood, Williamstown arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Jane Bannon, Sponsor of Stephen Joseph son of Francis Roden Baptised on 30 Dec 1844 by Rev Daniel Macelvey at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne - see my Chapman page for details of this event
James Barmen/Bannen, died 19 male Melbourne 1842 #38407 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Catherine Banquet 22 (single woman 2) House maid RC Both Galway, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Mr Bapper (an Indian) arrival at Launceston on 11 Apr from Port Phillip on the Corsair source Launceston Examiner 18 Apr 1842

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