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Ann Beck departing 1 Nov 1841 from Launceston for Portland Bay, on the Minerva
Anthony Charles Beck came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland aged 23 wed Elizabeth Phillips in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne Owned Property Corio St Geelong - Freehold Property
Daniel Beck Departed from Hobart on 4 Dec 1839 1839 for Port Phillip on the Caroline
John Beck carrier Portland Bay, Source - 1847 Directory
Joseph Beck departing 1 Nov 1841 from Launceston for Portland Bay, on the Minerva - source Launceston Courier 8 Nov 1841
Joseph Beck Depasturing Licence for Portland Bay, from 31 July 1843
Joseph Beck Portland Monthly list of Licenses to cut timber for 1 to 30 July 1843
Thomas Beck 26 hus (family 5) Farm servant Prot both Kings Co, came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
Elizabeth Beck 25 wife of Thomas (family 5) Farm servant Prot both Kings Co , came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
Thomas Beck, and Elizabeth baptised Richard at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melb 1842 #12961 also Elizabeth 1844, Thomas James 1846
Thomas Beck List No 7, 31 July 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Mr H Becker Departed from Launceston on 27 Nov 1838 for Port Phillip on the Pickwick
Charles Beckett and Sarah christened John William 1845, Sarah Ann 1846, Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
Daniel Beckett, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
Hessey Beckett wed Duncan Clark in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Margaret Beckett wed John Mills in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Mrs Beckett arrived 1 Dec 1844 at Melbourne from Port Albert on the Agnes and Elizabeth, source local newspapers
Sarah Beckit came Oct 1841 with 272 on the Thomas Arbuthnot aged 28
William Beckett wed Margaret Dowde in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne christened William 1841, - see William Becket/Pickett
James Beckford and Susannah Brown christened James Treeby 1845
Francis Beckham, 32 both was Labourer, trained as mat maker married Felony 10 years convicted 28 June 1843 at Norwich received 20 July 1843 Norwich 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 Horne & Gibb Portland Bay district - List a009 and b73,
ln England, Francis was an agricultural labourer renting a cottage, garden and pasture of less than half an acre. Francis Beckham was married in 1830 he could not write his name but on arrival in Australia it was said that he could read and write. He was also taught the trade of rug and mat making whilst in Pentonville prison. By 1849 he had done well enough for himself to warrant having his wife and family join him from England. It appears that he probably added to his fortunes by gold-prospecting and in 1853 he was in a position to purchase over 149 acres of land. See Beckham Francis Beckham, aged 34, and Henry Beckham, aged 32, were charged with stealing, on the 4th April, one lamb, the property of James Mack, the elder, of North Tuddenham, farmer. Henry Beckham was employed at the same time and on the same terms as his brother Francis. Henry also bought land and prospered. Their wives and families travelled together on the “Panama” from London on assisted passages to join their menfolk. They arrived in Port Phillip on 25th August 1849.
Henry Beckham, 32 both was Labourer, trained as Shoemaker married Felony 10 years convicted 25 June 1843 at Newark received 30 July 1843 Newark 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 Mr Were Portland Bay district - List a010 and b74,
In 1833 Henry Beckham was married to Mary Ann Sheldrake and they produced three children.
Thanks for Mattishall Convicts? THE BECKHAM FAMILY by Iris Coe
Sarah Beckit 28 (single woman 5) Housemaid Prot both, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
Catherine Beckley, female wed John Egan 1842 #3d Methodist / Wesleyan Melbourne
Charles Beckley 3 Jun 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
Charles Beckley wed Maria Chouns in 1845 at Presbyterian
Mary Ann Beckley wed Henry Jordan in 1843 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Mary Beddow in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
Charles Bedford wed Mary Mccracken in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
James Bedford came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes adult
John Bedford Arrived at Port Phillip 22 July 1843 from Hobart Naiad
John Bedford Cleared out from Port Phillip 22 July 1843 for Hobart Naiad
Ralph Bedford Arrived at Port Phillip 22 July 1843 from Hobart Naiad
Ralph Bedford Cleared out from Port Phillip 22 July 1843 for Hobart Naiad
Thomas Bedford Arrived at Port Phillip 22 July 1843 from Hobart Naiad
Thomas Bedford Cleared out from Port Phillip 22 July 1843 for Hobart Naiad
William Bedford - convict came on the James Patterson 1837, employed by B Kibble has Pass to go with William Miller to First River, Ticket of Leave. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 99, 8 Nov 1841
Mr W Bedford sailed 7 June 1844 from Launceston for Port Fairy and Portland Minerva, source local newspapers
Henry Bedle / Bedler cleared 27 Mar 1844 and sailed 28 Mar from Melbourne for Hobart arrived 6 Apr, on the Flying Fish, source local newspapers
Mr W Bedds and 2 chn arrived 26 Jul 1840 from Launceston on 23 July on the Henry
Edward Parker Bedwell wed Thirza Knight in 1845 at Presbyterian
Mary Elizabeth Bee wed George Arden in 1846 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Mr Breby / Beeby arrived 25 Dec 1842 from Liverpool - on the Thomas Hughes source Port Phillip Herald Tue 27th December 1842
John Beebe wed Elizabeth Charlotte Jones in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
John Beebe and Charlotta Mary christened Mary Charlotta 1843, Samuel 1847,
John Beech wed Margaret Purvis in 1846 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Thomas Beech 21 hus (family 1) Labourer RC both Wiltshire, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
Amelia Beech 20 wife of Thomas (family 1) Dairymaid RC both Wiltshire, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
Thomas Beech, and Emelia baptised Henry Edward at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Collwood 1842 #12868
Henry Edward Beech, died male Collingwood 1842 #3815 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Thomas Beech, List 5, 31 May 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 June 1844
Thomas Beechy Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Thomas Beek Letter at Post-office unclaimed 7 April 1847
Thomas Beech painter & c Little Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
William Beecroft came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes adult
Thomas Beek in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Philip Groves Beers, died 40 male Melbourne 1842 #3701 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
"Geelong Advertiser" 7 Mar 1842 reports that Captain Beers of the 80th Regiment, military commandant at Port Philip, died suddenly of apoplexy on Monday last.
George Beeston cleared 26 Dec 1844 at Launceston for Port Phillip on the Scout, source local newspapers
Mr Beeth Cleared out 14 Jan 1843 from Port Phillip for Portland Bay, Sally Ann
Peter Begby, letter at Geelong Post Office 6 Mar 1844. Source - Geelong Advertiser 6 Mar 1844
Peter Begg 21 (single man 5) Carpenter Prot both Dundee, came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
Peter Begg, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
Peter Begg Page 32 letters at Post Office 3 Feb 1847
William Beggs, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
William Beggs Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
J Beggerly sailed 7-Mar 1840 for Hobart on the Adelaide
Hannah Begley, came on the Margaret Certificate of Freedom at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 28 Feb 1845
John Beglin on 26 Dec 1843 granted License to slaughter cattle, at Slaughter Yard, Portland - detail from Portland Magistrate's Book, page 49
John Beglin on 6 Mar 1844 granted License to slaughter cattle, on the Bluff near Portland - detail from Portland Magistrate's Book, page 49
John Beplin - Surety for transfer of license for Steam Packet Inn, from Samuel Hutchinston Bentinck St, Portland to John Bournes. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 65, 28 July 1846
John Berglin - Portland, Surety for Conway Ferrers, Woodford Woodford Inn. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 65, 20 June 1846
John Beglin - Portland, Surety for John Burns, Bentinck St Commercial Inn, 1 July 1847 to 30 June 1848. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 69, 20 May 1847
John Beglin - Portland, Surety for Hector McDonald, Crawford River Crawford Inn, 1 July 1847 to 30 June 1848. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 69, 20 May 1847
John Beglin - Portland, Surety for William Jones, Gawler St Duke of Richmond Inn, 1 July 1847 to 30 June 1848. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 69, 20 May 1847
John Beglin - Portland, Surety for Robert Herbertson, Julia St Britannia Inn, 1 July 1847 to 30 June 1848. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 69, 20 May 1847
John Beglin - Portland, Surety for Robert Taylor, Percy St Portland Inn, 1 July 1847 to 30 June 1848. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 69, 20 May 1847
John Beglin - Portland, Surety for Conway Ferrons, Woodford on the Glenelg Woodford Inn, 1 July 1847 to 30 June 1848. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 69, 7 May 1847
Margaret Beglin Correspondence Portland Bay To keep a Town Herd 13 282
Biddy Begly List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Bridget Begly wed William Smith in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne
Jane Begnall 20 (Single woman 06) House servant RC both Limerick arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Thetis source Bounty Immigrants
Samuel Begnell 22 (single male 04) Wheelwright Prot both London arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Samuel Boddington source Bounty Immigrants
Honora Behan / Beahan 27 Housemaid (Single woman 1) RC both Kings Co arrived 28 Mar 1841 and on to Sydney April 18 on the Neptune
Mr TW Behan departed 8 Mar 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip William Hughes
John Beich in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 March 1843
John Wood Beilby (Intermediate 9) , came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
John Wood Beilby was born on 25 May 1818.
Mr JW Beilby in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
JW Beilbey List No 5, 31 May 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
JW Beilbey, List 5, 31 May 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 June 1844
John married Cathrine Ogilvy on 17 Jul 1850 in Melbourne Vic Australia. Cathrine was born on 7 Mar 1811 in Edinburgh Parish, Edinburgh Midlothian Scotland, dau of David Ogilvy and Catherine Spence .
They became early pioneers in Upper Ferntree Gully.
James Bein 38 hus (family 5) Farm servant Prot reads Caitness, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
Betty Bein 39 wife of James (family 5) Farm servant, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
Benjn Bein 15 son of James (family 5) Farm servant, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
Mr Beir Departed from Hobart on 29 May 1838 for Port Phillip on the Blossom
Alexander Beith 21 son of John, Baker in Argyle, employed by Mr Overton, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
A Beith tailor McKillop-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Alexander Beith wed Amelia Mary Anne Sindin in 1843 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Alexander Beith, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
christened Theophilus Snider 1844
Alezander Beith List No 4, 30 Apr 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
To cut timber Bourke Page 67 31 Jan 1847
Christiana Beith dau of Mary and John Beith, born 26 Apr 1831 wed 1849 to John Noble
Daniel Beith 18 son of John, Tailor in Argyle, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Daniel Conolly Beith born 08 Dec 1820 Christening: 10 Dec 1820 Campbeltown, Argyll, Scotland, wed Mary Stephens in 1845 at Methodist / Wesleyan christened Elizabeth 1846
Daniel Beith, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
Page 153 letters at Post Office 31st May 1847 Letters at Post Office Jan 1847.
Daniel Beith died 17 May 1869 and buried at General Cemetery Melbourne
Elizabeth Beith 17 dau of John Needlewoman Argyle, employed by Mr Howard, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Elizabeth Beith born 8 Feb 1823 at Campbelltown Argyle Scotland wed Irwin Byrne in 1847 at Methodist / Wesleyan Melbourne
Gilbert Beith house off Bourle Lane Bourke Ward 212 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Gilbert Beith, late of Melbourne, formerly of Lochgilphead, Argyleshire late Town Treasurer of Melbourne, died about 5 July 1843 deceased intestate, estate placed in charge of Deputy Registrar James Denham Pinnock, for collection. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 21 March 1845
James Beith Esq Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Oct 1843
James Beith cleared out from Port Phillip 4 Nov 1843 for Launceston arrived 6 Nov and arrived at Sydney 11 Nov Shamrock
James Beith cleared out from Port Phillip 9 Nov 1843 for Launceston arrived 14 Nov Tamar
James Beith arrived at Port Phillip 25 Nov 1843 from Launceston on 20 Nov Tamar
John Beith 42 with wife and 5chn, Tailor Argyle, in lodging, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Mrs Mary Beith 36 wife of John, with John 11, Christina 8, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
John Beith died 1868 #3282 aged 71, son of Mary Conley and John Beith of Argyle, wed 19 Dec 1815 to Mary Conley 1794 - 1869 aged 75, parents not known, from Scotland.
John Beith freehold, Brunswick near Pentridge 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
John Beith freehold McKillop St Lonsdale Ward 239 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
John Beith freehold Brunswick near Pentridge Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
John Beith in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
John Beith, voted 11-noon Melbourne to elect two members to sit in Legislative Council. Source - Port Phillip Herald 26 Apr 1844
John Beith, teacher Wesleyan School, Brunswick 38 pupils. Source - Port Phillip Herald 8 Jan 1846
John Beith farmer Brunswick, Source - 1847 Directory
John Beith, son of Mary and John Beith, born 11 Oct 1828 wed 1861 to Christina Noble, possibly is John died 1871 aged 45, son of Mary Connolly and John Beith of Scotland.
Josiah Beith farm Labourer Brunswick, Source - 1847 Directory
William Beith schoolmaster Brunswick, Source - 1847 Directory
Isaac Belamy came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland aged 21
Charles Belcher died 22 Oct 1839 19 years Gentleman at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Dr Belcher, cabin arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Samuel Boddington source Bounty Immigrants
Dr Belcher arrived at Port Phillip 3 Feb 1842 from Launceston on the Corsair source Port Phillip Herald - Fri 28st Jan 1842
Dr Belchier arrived 30 Aug 1842 from Launceston on the Scout source Port Phillip Herald Fri 2nd September 1842
Dr Belcher cleared out 14 Oct 1842 for Launceston on the Scout source Port Phillip Herald Tue 18th October 1842
George Frederick Belcher Collins-Street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
G.F Belcher treasury clerk Richmond, Source - 1847 Directory George Frederick Belcher (1823-1909), pioneer, was born on 10 January 1823 at 5 Old Dominick Street, Dublin, the sixth son of 13 chn of Joseph William Belcher (1784-1865), an Irish solicitor of English descent, and his equally Protestant wife, Elizabeth Austin (d.1861), of Waterfall, County Cork.
On 20 February 1839 he reached Melbourne via Launceston in the barque Louisa Campbell, with his elder sister Anna, following two of their brothers and her husband, Charles Williams, auctioneer.
Anna Theodosia Belcher 1821 - 14 May 1864, wed 2 Feb 1835 to Charles Williams who died 1852 leaving 3 living sons
In December 1852, George Frederick Belcher sailed from Geelong, on leave, with his parents and widowed sister, Anna Williams, who were retiring to Ireland. When he returned to Victoria, in February 1854, he brought a wife, Julia Maria Pepper, sister to one of his former squatting associates.
Elizabeth Josephine Belcher, eldest child, wed 1843 to William Langhorne at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Mr Belcher Esq. lady and family (is he Joseph William Belcher 1784-1865 who returned 1852 to Ireland) arrived 5 Mar 1842 from London on the Eagle source Port Phillip Herald Tue 8th March 1842
Joseph William Belcher, in Melbourne Times 23 Apr 1842, Page 3, announced he intended to apply to be admitted as a Solicitor for Port Phillip district.
Joseph William Belcher Esq., re-admitted to practice as solicitors, etc in Supreme Court of the District formerly of the City of Dublin source Melbourne Times - Sat 23 Apr 1842, page 3
Joseph Henry Belcher The Port Phillip Herald Fri 20 Jan 1843 applies to be admitted as a solicitor,
Joseph William Belcher freehold Yarra Yarra or Richmond Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
Joseph Wm Belcher Melbourne District 23 Apr 1844 voted 11-12 am election of Representatives for Legislative Council
Joseph William Belcher Yarra Yarra near Richmond freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Joseph Henry Belcher 19 Nov 1820 - 22 Oct 1864 wed 20 May 1851 to Isabella Irvine Armstrong at Christ Church, Geelong.
Joseph Henry Belcher Directory 1847 attorney & c, Richmond Correspondence Portland Bay Glenlyon 14 339 Transferred from R W Steighlitz
Joseph William Belcher was a solicitor in Dublin, Ireland before he emigrated to the District of Port Phillip in 1842. He had received reports of commercial opportunities for betterment from his son-in-law Charles Williams but by the time he arrived there was an economic depression and Williams was bankrupt.
Joseph William Belcher freehold, Yarra Yarra The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names voted in election 20 June 1843, during first hour, 9-10am
Joseph William Belcher, voted 11-noon Melbourne to elect two members to sit in Legislative Council. Source - Port Phillip Herald 26 Apr 1844
Joseph William Belcher, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Richmond Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Joseph Henry Belcher attorney & c Richmond, Source - 1847 Directory
Marcella Belcher, dau of Joseph William Belcher, wed Robert William Stieglitz in 1845 at Church of England brother of Charles who wed Sophia.
Mr Belcher arrived 20 June 1840 from London on the Eagle
Mr Belcher Melbourne departed 19 Apr 1841 to Hobart town on 25 Apr on the Maguasha
Mr Belcher cleared Out 25 Jan 1842 for Hobart on the Maguasha source Port Phillip Herald - Fri 28st Jan 1842
Mr Belcher arrived 5 Mar 1842 from London on the Eagle source Port Phillip Herald Tue 8th March 1842
Mr Belcher Departed from Launceston, on 12 Feb 1839 for Port Phillip and then London, the barque on the Louisa Campbell
Miss Belcher Cleared out from Port Phillip 15 July 1843 for Hobart arrived 24 July Flying Fish
Mr Belcher Committee formed St James Church meeting chaired by Bishop of Australia source PPH 17 Oct 1843
Mr Belcher, with Halloway and August and 9 others, are taking a herd of 700 cattle to Adelaide. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 March 1844
Mr Belcher arrived 22 Aug 1844 at Melbourne from Adelaide Hawk, source local newspapers
Sophia Louisa Belcher, dau of JW Belcher of Sherwood, Solicitor wed in 29 May to Charles Augustus Von Stieglitz of Dordidwarrag at St James Church by Rev AC Thomson. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 June 1844
Susan Amelia Belcher born 1 May 1827 in Dublin, wed 1849 at Geelong Victoria, to Francis Grey Smith son of unknown and John Jennings Smith and registered 7 children to 1877
William R Belcher Little Bourke-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
William Redmond Belcher 23 Oct 1814 - 3 Aug 1873, male wed Grace Power 1842 #35458 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Mr WR Belcher News - Insolvent Court meeting Mon 9 Feb 1843
William Redmond Belcher dwelling-house Richmond Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
WR Belcher, Melbourne Times 10 Sep 1842 Page 3 Collector Lonsdale Ward Melbourne Municipal Corporation
William R Belcher Directory 1847 Town Police, Melbourne Clerk to the Bench Clerk Petty Sessions, Melbourne. 17 March 1847 clk. of bench Hermitage S. Yarra
WR Belcher Jury for 15 July and 16 July source Melbourne Times - Sat 16 July 1842, page 3
William R Belcher jury appointed after prisoner challenged 3 jurors source Port Phillip Herald Tue 19th July 1842
Mr WR Belcher Committee member St Patricks Society meeting source Port Phillip Herald Fri 1st July 1842
WR Belcher Jury for 19 July source Melbourne Times - Sat 23 July 1842, page 3
Mr WR Belcher Lonsdale Ward Collectors for the Burgess Roll, Municipal appointments before elections can be held - source Port Phillip Herald Tue 30th August 1842
WR Belcher Melbourne Municiple Corporation Advertising, temporary appointment as Collectors for information for the Burgers Roll Lonsdale Ward source Melbourne Times - Sat 3 Sep 1842, page 3
William Redmond Belcher late auctioneer, Melb Insolvent, source Port Phillip Herald Fri 23th December 1842 News Page 3,
William Redmond Belcher dwelling house, Richmond The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names voted in election 20 June 1843, during second hour, 10-11am
William Redmond Belcher and Grace Power christened William 1844, Joseph 1846,
WR Belcher, Clerk of Petty Sessions, Melbourne Police Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Feb 1844
William Redmond Belcher, voted 1-2pm Melbourne to elect two members to sit in Legislative Council. Source - Port Phillip Herald 26 Apr 1844
William Redmod Belcher Richmond dwelling house List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
WR Belcher, Insolvency debts being checked. Source - Port Phillip Herald 24 Dec 1844
WR Belcher Clerk to the Bench, gave evidence on proceedures jury for Mon 14 April - Supreme Court - source Port Phillip Herald 17 Apr 1845
William Redmond Belcher, one of 469 voters who qualified by Dwelling house in Richmond Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
William R Belcher voted in Melbourne for Mr Curr as Member of Council to succeed Mr B Boyd. Source - Port Phillip Herald 30 Sep 1845
Wm.Redmond Belcher clk. of bench Hermitage S. Yarra, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr Belchin South Yarra employed Cathrin Cartwright 15 (single woman 06) arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park

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